Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotations

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Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotations 1 Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotations Ronda L. Brewer PHI/105 March 2, 2011 CHRISTOPHER ALLEN
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Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotations 2 Siddhartha Gautama Buddha - "Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship." o I chose this quote because Siddhartha devoted his life to find balance and clarification. He grew up with wealth and being shielded from human suffering, and wanted to search for something deeper. This quote shows that he found something deeper from the materialistic life he led early on (s9.com, 2009). Lao Tzu – “To know that you do not know is the best. To pretend to know when you do not know is a disease.” o Tzu believed that even the wisest of humans is still ignorant, and this quote reflects that thought process. He was very interested in how we should live and different ways that a good society is governed. This quote reminds us that we can always be open to learning and discovering even when we think we have mastered something (Axia College, 2008). Chuang Tzu –"Do the clouds make rain? Or is it the rain that makes the clouds? What makes it descend so copiously?
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