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“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
“I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.”
“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”
“There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.”
“If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.”
“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.”
“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”
“If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.”
“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”
“There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.
“Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
“Silence is sometimes the best answer
“Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.
“Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
“If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding.
“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.
“Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
“We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.”
“The more you are motivated by Love, The more Fearless & Free your action will be.
“When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
“If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.
“Love and Compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion.
“The way to change others’ minds is with affection, and not anger.
“respective of whether we are believers or agnostics, whether we believe in God or karma, moral ethics is a code which everyone is able to pursue.”
David Deida continues to revolutionize the way that men and women grow spiritually and sexually. His teachings and writings on a radically practical spirituality for our time have been hailed as among some of the most original and authentic contributions to personal and spiritual growth currently available.
Known internationally for his unique workshops on spiritual growth and sacred intimacy, Deida has designed and developed a remarkably effective program of transformative practices that addresses spiritual awakening in mind, body, and heart. He is a founding associate of Integral Institute and has taught and conducted research at the University of California Medical School in San Diego; University of California, Santa Cruz; San Jose State University; Lexington Institute, Boston; and Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, France.
Deida is known worldwide as the author of hundreds of essays, audiotapes, videotapes, articles, and books that bring to light an integral approach to spirituality. His books include the best-selling underground classic, “The Way of the Superior Man;” several practical texts on authentic sexual spirituality, including “Finding God Through Sex” and “Blue Truth;” and the autobiographical novel about highly unconventional spiritual training, “Wild Nights.”
David Deida’s books are published in more than twenty-five languages worldwide and are required reading in university, church, and spiritual center courses, source texts used in men’s and women’s groups around the world, and are considered important resources for spiritual transformation and sacred sexuality by everyone from achievement coach Tony Robbins to philosopher Ken Wilber to minister and spiritual spokeswoman Marianne Williamson.… More