Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.
Every experience is a good teacher if you learn from it, but it is a tyrant if you abuse that opportunity with resentment and nonunderstanding.
The coward lives over and over again a mental picture of pain and death. The valiant experience only the final death, quickly and without pain
Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced. You never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey.
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Comfort is not what you're seeking. What you're seeking is a deeper experience of life.
Life + Experience quotes ⇑Life Quotes
This should be your new attitude toward life: no matter what your experiences are, you are going to enjoy them, in the same way, that you enjoy viewing the pleasant or painful experiences of another person in a motion picture.
Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Everyone experiences bouts of jealousy; but the dignified person conceals it, while the vulgar one acts upon it
You come into this world with nothing and you go empty-handed. The wealth of life lies in how you allow its experiences to enrich you
Through every trial, we grow. All suffering we experience has a meaning. Though it seems very cruel, it is like the fire that smelts the iron ore: the steel that emerges from that furnace is beautifully strong, useful for many purposes
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment.
Who are you? Are you in touch with all of your darkest fantasies? Have you created a life for yourself where you can experience them? I have. I am fucking crazy. But I am free.
I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.
I'll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.
Spirituality: Right now your awareness is limited to a small aspect of your life. The whole aspect of spirituality means to become aware of everything that you are, so that before you go, you know life, you experience life in its totality, to live totally. To live and to live totally, that's spirituality
Unless you begin to perceive life in larger and larger doses, there is really no experience of life, just mind playing over and over, same record. Yoga means breaking this cycle
it is pain that becomes the most profound experience of most human life. Not joy, not love, not ecstasy - it's the pain.
There is no need to do any duty in this world because the duty will bring boredom to everybody and burdensome-ness to you. If you are in an inclusive state of experience, every opportunity you get to do something is wonderful for you. To the limits you will do whatever you can do. Is it your duty? It is not your duty, it is your life
Short + Experience quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Tradition is not about imitating previous generations. It is about learning from their experience
You can't create experience, you undergo it.
Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.
We have to live through the results of every experience we put others through
You cannot understand anything but you can experience everything if you're willing and open.
Heaven and hell are not geographical locations, just dimensions of experience
Once you let your past decide how you experience the present, you have destroyed your future
In many ways, old age can be a great blessing because the whole experience of life is behind you.
By controlling your mind you can experience the truth that this universe is a delusion.
All experience Quotes ⇑
No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens.
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
It takes a courageous fool to say things that have not been said and to do things that have not been done.
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
If you can look at everything lovingly, the whole world explodes into a beautiful phenomenon for you
Your experience of love only happened within you. You are using the other person as a key to open up an experience within you. I am asking, why are you using a key when there is no lock, no door, no barrier?
What is generally considered as failure deepens your experience of life far more than what you consider as success
We try and make every good experience repeatable, and then run away from the resulting boredom.
It is not necessary to go through every kind of human experience in order to attain the ultimate wisdom. You should be able to learn by studying the lives of others.
Your experiences bring wisdom according to the measure of the cup of your receptivity
He who is persistent will realize God. So try your best to make meditation a regular experience in your life.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it
I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.
only someone who is ready for everything, who doesn't exclude any experience, even the most incomprehensible, will live the relationship with another person as something alive and will himself sound the depths of his own being.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart
True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience."
Never judge others. You know well how unexpected events can change who a person is. Always keep that in mind. You never know what someone else is experiencing within their own life.
To regret one's own experiences is to arrest one's own development. To deny one's own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one's own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
It's strange to describe reading a book as a really great experience, but that's kind of how it felt.
If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.
This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.
You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?
Yoga means experiencing everything as a part of yourself
Lots of people have not strived for success, they are successful by chance, that's why they are Euphoric and Depressed. If they had crafted their success, you'd know the mechanics of success, it doesn't matter what is happening today you know where you are going anyway, nobody can take it away from you.
Unfortunately, if you utter the word Yoga, people think you have to be in some impossible posture, Yoga is not about postures, it is just a minuscule aspect of it, Yoga means in your experience everything has become one. The Word Yoga means Union
People have not paid attention, they are just going by the information in their head, If you say Tree, they don't see a tree, Tree is just a word, Tiger is just a word, unfortunately we call it scholarship & education. Take that away & make your children experience more
The real wealth of life is- How joyful you are, how wonderful is your experience of life? Joy is not a goal by itself, but it's a necessary ambiance for life, if you don't set this one ambiance, whatever you have is just going waste
Your life & the experience of your life is entirely your making, if this one thing doesn't sink into you absolutely (you won't change), the moment you see it, you have the ability to change
For 5 minutes every day, go sit with something that does not mean anything to you, may be a tree, a pebble or a worm or an insect. After some time you will find you can look upon it with as much love as you hold for your wife, husband, mother, child or a dog. If you can look at everything lovingly, the whole world explodes into a beautiful phenomenon for you
what you call as peace is a certain kind of chemistry. What you call as joy is another kind of chemistry. Misery, Agony, Ecstasy.. certain kind of chemistry. So, there is a chemical basis to every experience that you go through but if you try to cause it from outside then it causes various problems in the system and it is not sustainable
In my experience I am the richest person on the planet. Maybe I don't have a bank balance but I own the whole cosmos within myself in my experience. I have the richest experience of life and this is important
If I say something which is not in your present level of experience, what are the option you have? You can believe it or you can disbelieve it. If you believe what I say, have you gotten any closer to reality? Or if you disbelieve what I say, have you gotten any closer to reality?
The most fundamental strength of the Indian nation is that we are a land of seekers - seekers of truth and seekers of liberation - we are not a land of believers. This is the fundamental strength & we have to bring this back, we don't believe in something that's been told to us. We want to seek and know it by our own experience
People are thinking they can enjoy something. NO. If you are joyful everything is a pleasant experience
The nature of life is such that if you unblock and allow it to flow, life is a beautiful experience. If you hold back, it becomes misery
Human beings excel when inspired. Only when human beings are truly inspired, they experience & find expression to dimensions they never imagined possible
Past and future only exist in your memory and your imagination. The only thing that you experience is what is right now
Once you are trapped in your mental framework, there's no space to experience life in its full glory
The experience of life should mature you. It is your choice to transform a memory into a wound or wisdom
You can deepen your experience of life only if you are wide open to everything, without identifying yourself with anything
Looking good is not important. Is life a great experience for you or not? This is what is important. This shift in values must happen
You must decide whether you have come here to experience life or to avoid life.
On Spirituality: If You are inside a car and don't know how to drive, you will be scared. But if you know, the faster it goes the more ecstatic you get.
Believing in something that is not in your experience means losing touch with reality
If your experience of life is not limited to your physicality, you are naturally inclusive.
Meditation means to know life beyond the sphere of the physical; to know and experience life not just at the surface but at the source
Reality is timeless but wisdom always has to be contemporary because wisdom is gleaned out of present experience
Being a seeker means no matter what the Vedas said, what Krishna or Shiva said, you have to know the truth in your own experience
If you go on thinking about life, there will be no life left in you. The only way is to live it, to experience it, and to enhance your perception of life
Believing something is not going to transform you. However if you experience the same, it will leave you absolutely transformed. Without being touched by an experience, whatever you believe does not mean anything
The conclusions that you make in your mind can seriously impede your ability to experience life
If you want to have a larger slice of life, the best way is to include everything as a part of yourself, for a moment, if you have included something as a part of yourself, it has always been a bigger experience.
Anything that leads to inclusiveness, anything that leads to help you to experience life in a larger way than the way it is, is Yoga
If 'inclusion' finds a physical expression then we call it sexuality, if it finds an emotional expression then we call it Love, if it gets a psychological expression then it gets labeled as ambition, conquest. If it finds a conscious experience then we call it Yoga
The moment you are trapped in "I like this, I don't like this" you are just dividing the world. The moment you fragment the world, your ability to experience it is gone
Meditation gives you an experience, an inner state where what is you and what is yours is separated. There is a little space between what is you and what you have accumulated
Spirituality: If your experience of life transcends the physical, and something other than the physical is happening, then we can say you are spiritual
Those who get the rhythm right, in their experience, life is wonderful. Those who do not get the rhythm right, in their experience, life is misery. They feel crushed by everything around them.
Every seeker looks for ways of getting beneath the surface of life as it appears, and to experience life as it is. Different people call this quest by different names: searching for god, longing for personal fulfillment, seeking enlightenment, or seeking meaning.
Spirituality means that you are seeking tools to go beyond the limitations of the five sense perceptions and experience something more than the physical.
when you are in yoga, you experience everything as a part of yourself, and that is liberation, that is mukti; that is the ultimate freedom.
The life in you is not looking for meaning; it needs exuberance of experience.
If Human beings experience Life beyond one's physical nature, the need for conquest, conflict, and violence shall not exist.
Knowledge is either from direct experience or from verifiable, falsifiable science. There is knowledge that is transmitted but not verifiable/falsifiable, and this knowledge is indistinguishable from that which is false
Do not take life's experiences too seriously. For, in reality, they are nothing but dream experiences. Play your part in life, but never forget that it is only a role.
The soul temporarily dreams itself to be a body, experiencing its attendant joys and sorrows; though in reality, it is always the changeless image of God
The only experience that is real, the only experience that brings happiness, is awareness of the presence of God.
Calmness, concentration, and condensation of experiences by intuitional perception will make you master of all knowledge
All good human experiences — marriage, love, success, study, meditation, exercise, self-discipline — are necessary steps in the growth of the fruit of Self-realization.
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.
You want to know the union of the existence, you want to know the oneness of what it is, not believing in it. If you can experience everything around like your 5 fingers, then we say you are in Yoga
It is not the qualifications that you gather in your life that make you who you are, it is the exposure that you get that makes you who you are
When your experience of life has transcended the limitations of the sense perception then you would be known as a mystic
When you realize that, you consciously try to include. When you consciously become an inclusive process, if you sit here, if you experience everything as yourself then we say you are a yogi, this is a successful love affair
If your intelligence begins to function, if your sensitivity begins to function then your concern will be about how you are within yourself and what you experience and how you can perceive more. Your concern will not be about how you look.
Don't carry the experience of life as a wound - let it become wisdom. The harder life's been on you, the sooner you should become wise
It is not the amount of action but the depth of experience that makes life rich and fulfilling
If you allow experiences of the past to overshadow your future, you are ensuring there is no future in your life, just recycling the past
A possibility, when not harnessed, becomes a problem in your experience
When you are all-inclusive, your experience of your existence becomes beautiful, and that is why you are joyful.
Happiness is essentially a human experience. While making our surroundings pleasant, it's important to make our interiority also pleasant
What you think as "myself" is just a psychological boundary that you have set up, yoga means consciously obliterating the boundaries of your individuality. If you experience everything around you as "myself" this is yoga
If you experience everything around you as "myself" do you need morality to be good to people?
The only way to experience true wellbeing is to turn inward. This is what yoga means - not up, not out, but in. The only way out is in
Every moment, something new should happen in your life. Something old should fall away. You must renounce something old and something new should happen to you.
When every moment, you experience yourself as the source of creation, not as a piece of creation, then you are realized
When your experience of life goes beyond the physical, when another dimension becomes a living experience for you, there is no more fear
Time is a very relative experience in individual subjective experiences; if you are joyful if you live 100 years it feels like a few moments, it is gone; only miserable people will have a long life.
Fundamentally why you have come here as life is you want to experience Life. (Only) Question is how profoundly
Judgment requires experience, but can be built faster by learning foundational skills
Self-realization means to know truth through yourself, and not through others
Do not settle for intellectual satisfaction about truth. Convert truth into experience, and you will know God through your own Self-realization
The initially pleasurable taste of the poisonous honey of evil deludes people and so causes them to indulge in harmful experiences
Trouble and disease have a lesson for us. Our painful experiences are not meant to destroy us, but to burn out our dross, to hurry us back Home. No one is more anxious for our release than God.
Dissociate yourself from your experiences. Looking upon them as though they were happening to another person is the best way.
God sends to you those experiences you need, that you might profit by them. If you run away from those lessons, you will still have to learn them sometime, somewhere else.
You must not expect life's experiences to yield lasting peace or happiness. You have to find peace and happiness within yourself
Awaken the innate fortitude of the mind by affirming: "No matter what experiences come, I am always happy. My experiences cannot touch me."
The true basis of religion is not belief, but intuitive experience. Intuition is the soul's power of knowing God. To know what religion is really all about, one must know God.
Self-realization is yoga or "oneness" with truth — the direct perception or experience of truth by the all-knowing intuitive faculty of the soul
True rebels hate their own rebellion. They know by experience that it is not a cool and glamorous lifestyle;