Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Nothing brings down walls as surely as acceptance.
The more boundless your vision, the more real you are.
Don’t let a day go by without asking who you are … each time you let a new ingredient to enter your awareness.
To acquire true self power, you have to feel beneath no one, be immune to criticism and be fearless.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it’s realistic or not.
When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.
The ego relies on the familiar. It is reluctant to experience the unknown, which is they very essence of life.
I often say “pursue excellence, ignore success.” Success is a by-product of excellence.
Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath. You will suffocate. The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it. Let go & it will be yours forever.
Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you.
You alone are the judge of your worth and your goal is to discover infinite worth in yourself, no matter what anyone else thinks.
The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective—people who know to see a problem as an opportunity.
If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to judge. Those are the three things the ego is doing all the time.
If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return.
Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
If you’re really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world … you should have faith in yourself.
Silence is the great teacher and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence.
If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with.
No single decision you ever made has led in a straight line to where you find yourself now. You peeked down some roads and took a few steps before turning back. You followed some roads that came to a dead end and others that got lost at too many intersections. Ultimately, all roads are connected to all other roads.
The present moment dies every moment to become the past, is reborn every moment into the future. All experience is now. Now never ends.
Everyone is acting from his own level of consciousness. This is all we can ask of ourselves or anyone else. However hurtful someone is, he is doing the best he can, given the limits of his consciousness.
There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
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