All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. – Buddha
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, [...]
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death. – Epictetus
Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter [...]