You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are! — Eckhart Tolle
“Have a look inside,” insisted the stranger. The beggar managed to pry open the lid. With astonishment, disbelief, and elation, he saw that the box was filled with gold.
I love the Buddha's simple definition of enlightenment as “the end of suffering.”
The philosopher Descartes believed that he had found the most fundamental truth when he made his famous statement: “I think, therefore I am.” He had, in fact, given expression to the most basic error: to equate thinking with Being and identity with thinking.