Quotation Explorer - 'Hindrances'

Men have become the tools of their tools. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul. Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. - Henry David Thoreau
Books are hindrances to persisting stupidity. - Spanish Proverb
Any titles, money, or privilege you inherit are actually hindrances. They delude you into believing you are owed respect. - Robert Greene
Death is an opportunity to shed all guilt; to step away from the dogma and contrivances of mankind; and to finally be unbound from all hindrances to knowledge. - Duane Hewitt
Know that the true dharma emerges of itself [during the practice of zazen], clearing away hindrances and distractions. - Dōgen
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