virus: Quotations

Eric Boyd (
Fri, 30 May 1997 11:28:20 -0500

Robin Faichney wrote:
> >"Contentment consists not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some
> >fire: not in multiplying of wealth, but in subtracting men's desires."
> > Thomas Fuller
> >
> >(this is my second all time favorite quote)
> "As long as people continue to want more and more, their greed will be
> like a fire which needs constant fuelling. Whatever is put in it will be
> burnt up and still the fire goes on and on. The only way to stop it, is
> to find contentment. Only contentment will stop the fires of desire and
> greed from growing."
> Ringu Tulku, A Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Practice

Thank you!

Just in case you are curious, here is my all time favorite quotation:

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in
awareness. -- James Thurber