The spiritual power of man’s will removes all obstacles.
It is a fact that labor and thrift produce a competence, but fortune, in the sense of wealth, is the reward of the man who can think of something that hasn’t been thought of before.
Gather materials. Masticate the facts. Relax and drop the whole subject. Be ready to recognize and welcome the idea when it comes. Shape and develop your idea into usefulness.
Any idea that is constantly held in the mind and emotionalized, begins at once to clothe itself in the most convenient and appropriate physical form that is available.
My will to do springs from the knowledge that I can do. I’m only being natural, for there is no fear or doubt inside my mind. (See also: fear quotes)
Recognize and use the spiritual power of the infinite. The intangible represents the real power of the universe. It is the seed of the tangible.
Basically, human traits are the same everywhere. I don’t want to sound like “As Confucius say” but under the sky, under the heavens, there is but one family.
It is not a shame to be knocked down by other people. The important thing is to ask when you’re being knocked down, “Why am I being knocked down?” If a person can reflect in this way, then there is hope for this person.
It’s the will that makes men – success takes perseverance.
To refuse to be cast down, that is the lesson
To be humble to superiors is duty; to equals is courtesy; to inferiors is nobleness; and to all, safety!
Stupidity assumes two forms, it speaks or is silent. Mute stupidity is bearable. Click to tweet
Unquestionably man has his will – but woman has her way!
If I tell you I’m good, probably you will say I’m boasting. But if I tell you I’m not good, you’ll know I’m lying.
If you make an ass out of yourself, there’ll always be someone ready to ride you.
Do not hold to what you have. It is like a ferry boat for people who want to get across waters. Once you have got across, never bear it on your back. You should head forward.
If you don’t aim at an object, how the heck on earth do you think you can get it?
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination. Click to tweet
Realize the fact that you simply “live” and not “live for”.
When tomorrow comes, you must free your ambitious mind and learn the art of dying.
Not conviction, not method, but perception is the way of truth. It is a state of effortless awareness, pliable awareness, choiceless awareness.
Mind is an ultimate reality which is aware of itself and is not the seat of our empirical consciousness – by “being” mind instead of “having” mind.
Living exists when life lives through us – unhampered in its flow, for he who is living is not conscious of living and, in this, is the life it lives.
Life lives; and in the living flow, no questions are raised. The reason is that life is a living now! So, in order to live life whole-heartedly, the answer is life simply is.
What is real is seeing the truth instantaneously, because truth has no future.
Truth cannot be structured or confined. When there is no center and no circumference, then there is truth.
If you want to truth to stand clear before you, never be for or against. The struggle between “for” and “against” is the mind’s worst disease.
Sorrows are our best educator. A man can see further through a tear than a telescope.
Can you neither condemn nor justify and yet be extraordinarily alive as you walk on? You can never invite the wind, but you must leave the window open.
Because one does not want to be disturbed, to be made uncertain, he establishes a pattern of conduct, of thought, a pattern of relationship to man, etc. Then he becomes a slave to the pattern and takes the pattern to be the real thing.
You know how I like to think of myself? As a human being.
We do not see “it” in its suchness because of our indoctrination, crooked and twisted.
Art, after all, is a means of acquiring “personal” liberty. Your way is not my way