My Favorites Quotes
"If you know the way broadly you will see it in everything."
- Miyamoto Musashi
"No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training"
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.”
"Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding."
- Kahlil Gibran from The Prophet
"Buddha’s doctrine: man suffers because of his craving to possess and keep forever things which are impermanent."
- Alan Watts
"Confidence is the currency of all achievement."
- Jesse Elder
"Every time you get what you don't want, it causes you to know what you do want"
- Jesse Elder
"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again. This time, more intelligently."
- Henry Ford
"A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes."
"Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions."
“Those who have a strong enough ‘why’ can bear with almost any ‘how.”
- Viktor Frankl
"Sacrifice what you are for what you will become"
~ Eric Thomas
"know for yourselves that certain things are unwholesome and wrong. And when you do, then give them up. And when you know for yourselves that certain things are wholesome and good, then accept them and follow them."
~ The Buddha
"Where Focus Goes, Energy Flows"
~ Tony Robbins
“Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as being able to remake ourselves.”
"I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday & I love today."
"You validate people’s lives by your attention."
"Learn lots. Don't judge. Laugh for no reason. Be nice. Seek happiness."
"Whatever path our activity takes, if our intention is to make ourselves useful to others, there is a good chance our conduct will be useful; whereas activities generally considered to be good, such as the practice of religion, risk causing more harm than good if they are not motivated by a desire to help our fellow beings."
~ Dalai Lama
"Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today."
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
"We do not want a PAX Americana enforced on the world by American weapons of war. Not the peace of the grave or the security of the slave. I am talking about genuine peace, the kind of peace that makes life on earth worth living, the kind that enables men and nations to grow and to hope and to build a better life for their children -- not merely peace for Americans but peace for all men and women -- not merely peace in our time but peace for all time."
~ John F. Kennedy (1963)
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children"
~ Native American Proverb
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile"
"I'd rather be dissed for the bro that I am than brofisted for the bro that I am not."
~ Kurt Brobain