A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Via Buddhism on Beliefnet:
Daily Buddhist Wisdom
Speak not harshly to anyone. Those thus addressed will retort.
Painful, indeed, is vindictive speech. Blows in exchange may bruise you.
If, like a cracked gong, you silence yourself, you have already attained Nibbana: no vindictiveness will be found in you.