“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.”
“The simplest things are often the truest.”
“My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions but in the fewness of my wants.”
We live in a throw-away culture where excessive consumerism is rampant. “When people in the West throw their clothes away, their cast-offs often go on a journey east, across the oceans, to India’s industrial interior.” Watch an excerpt from the documentary here.
“Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.”
“When we really delve into the reasons for why we can’t let something go, there are only two: an attachment to the past or a fear for the future.”