Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Success is hastened or delayed by one's habits. It is not your passing inspirations or brilliant ideas so much as your everyday mental habits that control your life.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
He who hurries through life hurries to his grave.
When you came into this world you cried, whereas everyone else rejoiced. During your lifetime, work and serve in such a way that when it is time for you to leave this world, you will smile at parting while the world cries for you
Short + Life quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.
Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are.
Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when accompanied.
Integrity is doing the right thing when nobody is watching, and doing as you say you would do.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
If you are too full of yourself, life has to knead you. There is no other treatment.
Life is only precious because it ends, kid.
Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.
Life is too short to waste your time on people who don't respect, appreciate, and value you.
Inspirational + Life quotes ⇑Inspirational Quotes
If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now. For wheat is wheat, even if people think it is a grass in the beginning.
Most human beings live like a bird in a cage whose door is blown away. Too busy gold-plating the cage to soar to their ultimate possibility.
Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are.
It doesn't matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down.
No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice.
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
There's no such thing as ruining your life. Life's a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.
It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.
You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.
Death + Life quotes ⇑Death Quotes
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try to live so that our death brings no pleasure to the world.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into perspective.
If you are conscious that you are mortal, would have time to crib? would you have time to fight with somebody? would you have time to do some rubbish with your life? If you are conscious that you are mortal, you would do nothing other than what is absolutely need for you & everybody around you
if you are going to make people around you joyful and relieved only when you die, that's not a good way to live.
The beginning of all beings is veiled, beings manifest in the middle, and unmanifest again on death. Then, why lament this truth?
Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
Life before Death. Strength before Weakness. Journey before Destination.
In the end, all men die. How you lived will be far more important to the Almighty than what you accomplished.
There is no such a thing as Death, Death is a fiction of the unaware, there is just Life, Life and Life moving from one dimension to another
Your life is ticking away. It's time to focus on what is truly worthwhile.
Unless you embrace death, you cannot live, if you try to avoid death, all that will happen to you is that you will end up avoiding life.
A whole lot of people are carrying grave faces as if they are practicing the final posture. Time we work towards life, not death. Because when it comes to death, everybody is a Natural Star.
The dead can be preserved, life cannot be preserved, it has to be expended as intensely as possible
Happiness + Life quotes ⇑Happiness Quotes
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life- to be happy- it's all that matters.
Being fit for life means- hardness in the body, sharpness in your mind & softness in your heart.
Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.
Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?
How you are, should never be determined by how somebody else is. Once you allow that, you will remain a slave to somebody all your life because they will decide whether you'll be happy or unhappy.
When the need to be special is gone, that is when you are unique. Significance of life is in its uniqueness
If you are doing your best and enjoy doing your best, what's the problem with life? How many rupees or dollars you have in your pocket won't make any difference.
IMHO the three big ones in life are wealth, health, and happiness. We pursue them in that order but their importance is in the reverse.
A smile puts you on the right track. A smile makes the world a beautiful place. When you lose your smile, you lose your way in the chaos of life.
Top 15 Things Money Can't Buy: Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.
Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own life.
The saddest people I've ever met in life are the ones who don't care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there's nothing to make it last.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it's the small things that count.
The quality of your life does not depend on your clothes, car, or home, but on how peaceful and joyful you are
Our pursuit of the comforts is so vigorous that the very life of the planet is being threatened. Yet, it cannot be said that we are any happier than our forefathers. This is because people are trying to create an outwardly perfect life. But the quality of our lives is based upon our interiority.
Wisdom + Life quotes ⇑Wisdom Quotes
The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
Everyone you meet is a part of your journey, but not all of them are meant to stay in your life. Some people are just passing through to bring you gifts; either they're blessings or lessons.
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.
I think I've discovered the secret of life -- you just hang around until you get used to it.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
If you try to break a diamond with a hammer its a lot of effort, UV light can make diamond disappear into thin air (it is very important to use the right kind of tools) just bring the right kind of awareness into your life (it will bring transformation)
The most important thing in life is balance. If there is no balance, your own body and mind will work against you
Most people think, “this is work”, “that is life”. That means a large part of your life is not life
The filthier the situations you live in, the wiser and more beautiful you can become if you are willing & if your intelligence is functioning; if you are not reacting, but responding to life consciously. If you are reacting to filth, you will become filth
Sharks eat well but live a life surrounded by sharks.
Whether misery happens within you or joy happens within you, it only comes from within you, if joy is coming from within you, why can't you have it coming all the time?
If you become a full-fledged life, everything that you do will be useful for everybody around you and everything around you. Instead of becoming a full-fledged life you are trying to pretend with duty, with morality, with ethic and all kinds of things. You're trying to imitate life, you are trying to imitate a good life; it's not going to work.
Look at everything as an infant does - absorbing everything, not judging anything, not labeling anyone
The experience of life should mature you. It is your choice to transform a memory into a wound or wisdom
Life is naturally all-embracing. The problems of whom you can embrace and whom you can't are only psychological problems. Even if your enemy is sitting next to you, the life in you has no problem
Truth + Life quotes ⇑Truth Quotes
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized.
We're so busy watching out for what's just ahead of us that we don't take time to enjoy where we are.
I am one of billions. I am stardust gathered fleetingly into form. I will be ungathered. The stardust will go on to be other things someday and I will be free.
The irony of life is that those who wear masks often tell us more truths than those with open faces.
No matter where you get in your life, you will see there is one more thing to do.
If you had come here like any other creature on this planet, stomach full - life would be settled. But once you come here as a human being, life does not end with survival. Actually, for a human being, life begins only after survival is fulfilled.
The frills of life have become larger than life itself. Life is entirely missed; if you touch life within you, then it's an explosion of energy
Children are not your property; they do not belong to you. Just see how to enjoy, nurture, and support them.
When you say positive thinking, in a way you are trying to escape reality. You only want to look at one side of life while missing out the other. You may ignore the other, but the other will not ignore you.
'There Are No Adults' Everyone's making it up as they go along. Figure it out yourself, and do it
Change + Life quotes ⇑Change Quotes
Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over, instead of craving control over what you don't.
Life is short. Focus on what really matters most. You have to change your priorities over time.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
We lead our lives like water flowing down a hill, going more or less in one direction until we splash into something that forces us to find a new course.
No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.
When you resist change, you resist the fundamental process of life & invariably you'll invite all kinds of suffering
You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.
It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime...
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.
To change one's life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions.
Growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change
Transformation means just this - that who you are is not determined by other people's opinions or other people's presence. You are like this - whether somebody is there or somebody is not there, this is the way you are - this is transformation
Philosophy + Life quotes ⇑Philosophy Quotes
Never look up to anyone - never look down on anyone. When you see all the way they are, you shall navigate life effectively
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Comfort is not what you're seeking. What you're seeking is a deeper experience of life.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect -and I don't live to be- but before you start pointing fingers... make sure you hands are clean!
How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.
The most beautiful moments in your life have happened to you only when you kept your logic aside a little bit.
The most precious thing in life is life itself. Are you getting this now or only on your deathbed?
People started this philosophy, 'Thank God its Friday!' If you are not enjoying what you are doing five days a week, then why are you doing it? It's a very brief life
The most significant aspect of your life is that you're alive right now. Everything else is secondary and incidental
Make yourself in such a way that you are always looking at how to make someone else's life beautiful
This piece of life is a complete entity by itself. Why is it feeling incomplete? And why is it trying to fulfill itself by making a partnership with another piece of life? reason is that we have not explored this life in its full depth and dimension
Life within you should happen like a huge explosion, but outside it is fully controlled. That is how it should be.
Funny + Life quotes ⇑Funny Quotes
Our presence here is just for a short period of time. We do not have to shorten it by fighting each other
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it's a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky.
Once you have a child it's a twenty year project. That is if they do well, if they don't do well it's a lifelong project
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
If you jump off a tall building You will see it will be very blissful till you hit the ground, ignorance is bliss till you get smashed. In that small period it's wonderful
Is there some aspect of life that human beings are not suffering? If they are poor they suffer their poverty. You make them affluent they suffer that. If they are uneducated they suffer that. If you make them educated they suffer that. If they are unmarried they suffer that. You get them married.. If they don't have children they suffer that. If they have..
There is no one moment of ease, simply. These structured societies where you have house mortgage which is for thirty years, a car mortgage which is for ten years, an education loan which is twenty two years - you got a life term. You're doing your time in an open prison.
Whether I keep you half alive or you keep yourself half alive, whichever way- it's torture
The most important thing that's happening to you right now is life itself, not the fancy thoughts you have, not the emotions you have, not financial arrangements, nor family or whatever rubbish you have built around you- these are accessories to life, these are all frills. Frills are so much you're missing the skirt, that's the whole problem with you
Love + Life quotes ⇑Love Quotes
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can.
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.
If tears of love, joy, and ecstasy have not washed your cheeks, you are yet to taste life.
There is not love of life without despair about life.
Courage + Life quotes ⇑Courage Quotes
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
At some point, you have to stop running and turn around and face whoever wants you dead.The hard thing is finding the courage to do it.
I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.
Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.
It's a sad thing not to have friends, but it is even sadder not to have enemies.
All Life Quotes ⇑
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Desire's ultimate goal is unboundedness, the infinite nature, but because you are unaware you are giving it an unconscious expression for the longing that is wanting to become unbounded, you can't destroy your desire, you have to make your desire into a conscious process
When sounds are in tune, they become music. Out of tune, they become noise. It is the same with you. When all aspects of you are in tune, you become music. Out of tune, you become noise
Resentment, anger, hatred are poisons that you drink and you expect somebody else to die. Life does not work like that
Those who are unconquered in spirit are the real successes in life. If you can so train or condition your mind that you are content regardless of what you have or do not have, and if you can stand the challenge of all your trials and remain calm-that is true happiness.
The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.
Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
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.
Life is full of screwups. You're supposed to fail sometimes. It's a required part of human existence.
If you hang out with chickens, you're going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you're going to fly.
Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.
Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
That's one of the remarkable things about life. It's never so bad that it can't get worse.
Never play with the feelings of others, because you may win the game but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for a lifetime
Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.
beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything in between that makes it all worth living.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Don't you think it's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?
We don't have to be defined by the things we did or didn't do in our past. Some people allow themselves to be controlled by regret. Maybe it's a regret, maybe it's not. It's merely something that happened. Get over it.
This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?"
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
I don't think anyone ever gets over anything in life; they merely get used to it.
How terribly sad it was that people are made in such a way that they get used to something as extraordinary as living.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.
Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research.
Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.
Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.
All of life is education and everybody is a teacher and everybody is forever a pupil.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
If you want to succeed, you must learn to harness your physical body and your mind to the fullest possible way.
In mediocrity, there is comfort, but no joy. In going beyond your limits, there is joy, but maybe no comfort. You have to choose.
Intelligence is incapable of believing anything, but it has the potential to know everything. When people admit that they do not know, all beliefs fall apart by themselves and people become more alert to life around them
If you try to give up something, it will rule your mind. But, if you find something deeper in life, the less significant will just fall off
Don't try to give up smoking, just bring awareness into your life, to every aspect of your life and you will see everything that is not necessary will simply fall by the wayside. If you try to give it up, you will only struggle
If you live your life burning for the highest possibility, in that burning itself, there is liberation
For work not to be an entangling but a liberating process, it should be towards creating something beautiful for someone else
Sing the song that only you can sing, write the book that only you can write, build the product that only you can build... live the life that only you can live.
You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it. That is all.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone's life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.
Don't wait for the right moment to start, start and make each moment right.
At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.
Every one of us is losing something precious to us. Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again. That's part of what it means to be alive.
Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly
At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze.
There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.
None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.
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.
Enjoy every step you take. If you're curious, there is always something new to be discovered in the backdrop of your daily life.
Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Good things happen in your life when you surround yourself with positive people.
There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.
You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it's always their actions you should judge them by. It's actions, not words, that matter
In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you
Sacrifice is a part of life. It's supposed to be. It's not something to regret. It's something to aspire to.
Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.
Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
When you take control of your attitude, you take control of your life.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Don't wait for miracles, your whole life is a miracle.
Let go of something old that no longer serves you in order to make room for something new.
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.
Every day one should at least hear one little song, read one good poem, see one fine painting and -- if at all possible -- speak a few sensible words.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but ... life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person.
You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.
Sometimes, we are so attached to our way of life that we turn down wonderful opportunities simply because we don't know what to do with it.
But if everything was always smooth and perfect, you'd get too used to that, you know? You have to have a little bit of disorganization now and then. Otherwise, you'll never really enjoy it when things go right.
To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That's what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul - would you understand why that's much harder?
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.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Don't you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you're not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you've lived nearly half the time you have to live already?
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Calvin: Life's a lot more fun when you aren't responsible for your actions.
Life teaches us the right path is rarely the easy one.
Sometimes life has a cruel sense of humor, giving you the thing you always wanted at the worst time possible.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
One of the best times for figuring out who you are & what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up.
The choices you make now, the people you surround yourself with, they all have the potential to affect your life, even who you are, forever.
Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.
The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.
Live your life not celebrating victories, but overcoming defeats.
Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
That's what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you're not so lovable.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
I don't want to be married, just to be married. I can't think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can't talk to, or worse, someone I can't be silent with.
That perfect tranquility of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.
When you compare the sorrows of real life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
One of the most important factors, not only in military matters but in life as a whole, is ... the ability to direct one's whole energies towards the fulfillment of a particular task.
The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.
You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.
Life is like a confused teacher...first she gives the test and then teaches the lesson
Nobody in the world happens your way, at least this one person must happen your way, isn't it? But right now, even this person is not happening your way (That's the problem)
Life does not mean party. Life means that you're doing the right things with this (self/ body), so that this gradually evolves to a higher and higher space.
what you pursue, you will never forget. What is imposed upon you will never be useful in your life.
As a life, we have a right to nourish ourselves, but we don't have a right to wantonly take another life just for pleasure
True miracle of life is not in you doing something, but in realizing that life is already a big miracle
If you do not know how to address the most serious aspects of life lightly, life will sit heavy upon your heart
A child is closer to life than you are. When a child comes into your life, it is time to relearn life, not teach them your ways.
When things go wrong in life, that is when it shows who you are. When things go well, everyone can pretend to be fantastic.
When you came into this world, you came without a single investment. So whatever happens in your life, anyway you are in profit.
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
There is security in repetitive life patterns, but there are no possibilities, no growth
The most beautiful moments in life are moments when one is expressing one's joy, not when one is seeking it. The first and most fundamental responsibility for a human being is to become a joyous being
The business of human wellbeing is the only real business. All other businesses are subsidiaries of that.
If you shift from unwillingness to willingness, from inertia to effervescence, your life will be joyful and effortless.
Because somebody is going to throw stones at us, should we remain without fruit in our life? That would be a tragedy
Learning to live joyfully with things you do not like is a huge lesson in life.
What is the meaning of life? It is too great a phenomenon to fit into any meaning.
What you do on the outside is not LIFE; it is activity. Life is within you. How this feels and functions right now is most important
What is generally considered as failure deepens your experience of life far more than what you consider as success
Human Life truly begins only when survival is taken care of. For all other animals, life ends with survival
If you had everything you could ever dream of, what would you want? If you do not invest that much thought into your life, that means you are super short-sighted
If you see both "pain" and "beauty" of Life, then there would be enormous compassion in you, and yet no pain in you. There would be joy in you even though there is so much misery.
The basic purpose of life and the basic purpose of education is to enhance one's boundaries of perception. I don't want the children to just survive after ten years of schooling. They must blossom and flower wherever they go.
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
You are the master of your attitude. You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control the way you think about all the events. You always have a choice. You can choose to face them with a positive mental attitude
Don't waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.
I know it's wrong - God, it's all kinds of wrong - but I just want to lie down with you and wake up with you, just once, just once ever in my life.
All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.
Life, he realized, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it's in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.
In everybody's life there's a point of no return. And in a very few cases, a point where you can't go forward anymore. And when we reach that point, all we can do is quietly accept the fact. That's how we survive.
How would your life be different if... You walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day...You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.
There was a time before organisms experienced consciousness, and there will be time after. And if the inevitability of human oblivion worries you, I encourage you to ignore it.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation.
It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn't matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.
Even chance meetings are the result of karma... Things in life are fated by our previous lives. That even in the smallest events there's no such thing as coincidence.
Sooner or later we've all got to let go of our past.
If there's one thing I learned, it's that nobody is here forever. You have to live for the moment, each and every day... the here, the now.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends- It gives a lovely light!
Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished masterpiece
But life is a battle: may we all be enabled to fight it well!
Regardless of how it goes down, life goes on.
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
Life with God is not immunity from difficulties, but peace in difficulties.
Anything in life, if you are doing it compulsively it becomes ugly, if you are doing it consciously, it can be made beautiful, everything can be turned into an ugly mess if you do it compulsively.
Whatever the effort human being is making, whether he goes to the temple, goes to the bar, wants to go to heaven, takes the drugs; the whole effort is to make life something more than what it is now, something will happen only when your perception is enhanced, not otherwise
If there was a conscious choice about how to keep your life energies right now, definitely you would have kept yourself absolutely joyful and ecstatic. Only because a large part of you is happening unconsciously, other things which you do not want are happening within you.
don't think in terms of weeks and months and years and decades or lifetimes, think in terms of moments because life is in moments.
the moment unwillingness comes, even if the most beautiful thing is happening to you, it feels like you are being buggered by life. You are unwilling, but we will push you into heaven - you will suffer.
If you find full expression through any particular activity, it may also leave you somewhat transformed. If you cook with all your heart, some transformation may happen. If you sing with all your heart, some transformation may happen.
Your business is just to become receptive to the bounty of life; to know life in its fullest way. If you're willing to be blissful, joyful, do something worthwhile about yourself
Trying to fix the human societies with morality will only bring more and more deception, it kills life in so many different ways. Why are we trying to fix life with morality? Essentially because we have never bothered to stir up humanity.
The same forces allow one person to rise and soar, the same forces allow another person to get crushed, simply depends on whether he found rhythm of life or not
If this belongs to me and that doesn't belong to me, I will look at this one way, I will look at that another way. If nothing belongs to me, I look at everything the same way. The beauty of life is that you do not belong to anything.
Once right and wrong comes, you will create a very prejudiced world. We never looked at it right and wrong. We always saw it in terms of every life has to find full expression. For that it needs nurture. How well you nurture it, that's how well it becomes.
Whether it's education, marriage, work, career, business, whatever - all these things are extra fittings to our lives to make it better. You would want to add something which makes you more beautiful. But people cling to these add-ons so badly that the burden of carrying extra fittings all over the place becomes painful everything seems exploitative
If you want to know the intricacy of life in its full depth and dimension - not somehow you lived and died - you want to know it all. If such a longing comes then it needs attention to everything
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
Unfortunately today we are enslaving life to serve social structures. No. Social structures must be made in such a way that they will serve life, an individual life, not social life
People are thinking they can enjoy something. NO. If you are joyful everything is a pleasant experience
Anyway, life makes you do all kinds of circus, juggling, and acrobatics. If you are well prepared, you can do it joyfully
There is no such thing as right and wrong in life. The question is, are your actions appropriate and inclusive.
Once you are trapped in your mental framework, there's no space to experience life in its full glory
Our lives become beautiful not because we are perfect. Our lives become beautiful because we put our heart into whatever we do
Allowing this life to flower into its fullest possibility is what life is about, is what yoga is about, is what spiritual process is about
Putting the wellbeing of others above your own creates a different kind of strength, a strength that will carry you through life and beyond.
Let your long-term goal be for the life within you - not for your thoughts, not for your emotions, not for society. If your goals based on the life within you, it will be good for everyone, because everyone is just a life.
Once you live a compulsive life, you are living the life of a slave
The secret of life is to see everything with a non-serious eye, but to be absolutely involved. It's like a game.
Life knows no failure. Failure exists only for those who are always comparing themselves with others
Life is fluid, ever evolving. The more dynamic you are, the more happens in your life, all the time.
If you want to have deep insights into life, no one's opinion about you should mean anything to you
Only if you have no fear of suffering will you dare to walk your life full stride
If life is throbbing within you, you are not willing to live within any limitation or any compulsion
Life is neither a gift nor a punishment. It is just a phenomenon that you need to learn to ride
You have been dead for a very long time, you are just alive for a very brief time, please don't spend that time just making a living, please make a Life out of it.
To simply live here goal-less is what a spiritual process is about. That does not mean being lethargic and lax
The most beautiful moments in your life were moments when you were not thinking about anything. You were just living.
Life is not about being better than someone else. It is about allowing yourself to grow to your fullest potential.
Once your life is a conscious process, being blissful is natural, moving towards liberation is inevitable.
We are elevating survival process as if it is of greatest value on the planet, which is a foolish way to live.
There is nothing else to do here except live. The only choice you have is to either live superficially or in a profound manner.
You must decide whether you have come here to experience life or to avoid life.
If you don't invest your life in what you really care for, your life will be wasted. You will not fly - you will just drag yourself through life.
Spirituality isn't about going to a jungle. It's about living a full-fledged life. You want the full cake, not a cut.
You are only given the raw material for your life. What you make out of it is up to you.
If your experience of life is not limited to your physicality, you are naturally inclusive.
Spiritual process means life is happening in its fullest and most vibrant dimension - not just physically, mentally, and emotionally - on all levels
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
Life has no particular purpose. It is a purpose unto itself
Do not wait for miracles to happen. The greatest miracle in life is life itself
What you need to manage is your energies because life is a certain amount of energy, it is not limitless, but it can be enhanced. If you function at one level of energy what you do in 10 years; if you function at a different level of energy, the same thing you can do in one year.
There is a psychological reality in your head, and there is an existential reality which is Life. Most people are mistaking psychological reality to be existential, your thought and emotion has become more significant than the cosmos
For most human beings, the simple process of life has turned into hell. This is simply because they are just trying to live life without drinking from it
"What cannot be measured does not count," is the most idiotic thing you can do to your life. You will reduce a fantastic, fabulous life process into just a simple piece of mechanism.
You are going about life as if whatever you are doing is the be-all and end-all of life. The moment you pay a little attention, you understand “This is not it.”
You either insulate yourself from other people's pain or you insulate yourself from the very joy of life. Both could be alive in you at the same time... if you looked at life just the way it is, not distorting it according to your emotions, your identifications
Whatever you have today, the things around you, even your own body- you borrowed everything from this earth. You can use it, you can enjoy it, but when you have to leave, you have to leave it and go. So nothing really belongs to you. Fundamentally, the only thing that you can really give is yourself.
Your goal in life is to find out the people who need you the most, to find out the business that needs you the most, to find the project and the art that needs you the most. There is something out there just for you
No one can compete with you on being you. Most of life is a search for who and what needs you the most.
What if your life was a sacred responsibility? The body- a temple. Every motive- pure. Every glance- compassionate. Every word- true. Every act- right. Every moment- holy.
Life is about navigating a series of events that don't quite repeat.