Varahamihira quotes

  • Everyone speaks of himself with regard to his ownself, "I am above and the others are below," whilst all of them are around the globe like the blossom springing on the branches of the Kadamba tree.
    -- Varahamihira

    #Justice #Tree #Branches

  • There is no better boat than a horoscope to help a man cross over the sea of life.
    -- Varahamihira

    #Men #Sea #Astrology

  • There is no justice in following unjust laws.

  • There is no justice in following unjust laws. It's time to come into the light and, in the grand tradition of civil disobedience, declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture.

  • Familiarize yourselves with the chains of bondage and you prepare your own limbs to wear them. Accustomed to trample on the rights of others, you have lost the genius of your own independence and become the fit subjects of the first cunning tyrant who rises among you.

  • Human life and objects and trees vibrate with mysterious meanings, which can be deciphered like cuneiform writing. There exists a meaning, hidden from day to day, but accessible in moments of greatest attentiveness, in those moments when consciousness loves the world.

  • I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and we must now care enough to create, nurture and secure a future for our children.”

  • When I first made a grid I happened to be thinking of the innocence of trees and then this grid came into my mind and I thought it represented innocence, and I still do, and so I painted it and then I was satisfied. I thought, this is my vision.

  • It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.

  • The root of any film project for me is this inner need to express something. What nurtures this root and makes it grow into a tree is the script. What makes the tree bear flowers and fruit is the directing.

  • The sincerity of the art worker must permeate the song as naturally as the green leaves break through the dead branches in springtime.

  • Think of color, pitch, loudness, heaviness, and hotness. Each is the topic of a branch of physics