Wisdom quotes

Wisdom is a chisel, love is the …Wisdom is a chisel, love is the sandpaper

Love Short

I know not with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks …I know not with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.

Funny War Witty Future

He who is undisturbed by anxiety under afflictions, nor attached to happiness under favorable …He who is undisturbed by anxiety under afflictions, nor attached to happiness under favorable circumstances; he who is free from worldly loves, fears & anger- is called a sage of steady wisdom

Bhagavad gita

Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss …Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.

Mind Idea

As a boat on the waters is carried off course by a gale, so an individual's discrimination is …As a boat on the waters is carried off course by a gale, so an individual's discrimination is driven from its intended path when the mind succumbs to the wandering senses.

Mind Self control Bhagavad gita

The restless mind jumps at …The restless mind jumps at conclusions

Short Truth Mind

The walls of protection we build around ourselves to protect from external threat become the very …The walls of protection we build around ourselves to protect from external threat become the very walls of self-imprisonment

Freedom Philosophy Short

He who hurries through life hurries to his …He who hurries through life hurries to his grave.

Life

Be the change that you wish to see in the …Be the change that you wish to see in the world

Change Inspirational Philosophy Short

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by …You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.

Control

The best type of yogi is he who feels for others, whether in grief or pleasure, even as he feels …The best type of yogi is he who feels for others, whether in grief or pleasure, even as he feels for himself.

Philosophy Perspective Bhagavad gita Pleasure

Never try to destroy the enemy. Destroy the …Never try to destroy the enemy. Destroy the enmity

Philosophy Short Enemy






Short + Wisdom quotes

Short Quotes
Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of …Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Short Truth

The truth is rarely pure and never …The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Short Truth

Never memorize something that you can look …Never memorize something that you can look up.

Short Science Humor Knowledge

Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of …Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.

Short Success

There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and …There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.

Short Truth

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know …The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Short Knowing

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a …Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Short Mistake Enemy

Walls of self-protection are also walls of …Walls of self-protection are also walls of self-imprisonment.

Short

Only when you do not know yourself, the opinion of other people becomes …Only when you do not know yourself, the opinion of other people becomes important.

Short Truth Opinion

Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be …Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.

Short Acceptance Understanding

A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be …A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent.

Short Silence

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a …The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

Short Truth

Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I've ever …Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I've ever known.

Short Effort

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see …The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.

Short

There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and …There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow

Short Time Past

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all …Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Short Knowing

Respect yourself and others will respect …Respect yourself and others will respect you.

Short

The man who fears losing has already …The man who fears losing has already lost.

Short Fear Loss

Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right …Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times.

Short Humor Silence

Forever is composed of …Forever is composed of nows.

Short Time

They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to …They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.

Short

The past can't hurt you anymore, not unless you let …The past can't hurt you anymore, not unless you let it.

Short Truth Past Hurt

You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you …You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.

Short Positive Attitude Acceptance

It takes a very long time to become …It takes a very long time to become young.

Short Time



Life + Wisdom quotes

Life Quotes
This is your life and its ending one moment at a …This is your life and its ending one moment at a time.

Life Short Time Truth

The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight …The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.

Life Short Secret

It is not the length of life, but the …It is not the length of life, but the depth.

Life Truth

Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of …Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.

Life Short Humor Experience

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't …Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

Life Truth Smile

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand …Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.

Life Short

When sounds are in tune, they become music. Out of tune, they become noise. It is the same with …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

Life Music Truth Analogy

Never look up to anyone - never look down on anyone. When you see all the way they are, you shall …Never look up to anyone - never look down on anyone. When you see all the way they are, you shall navigate life effectively

Life Philosophy Perspective

Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when …Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when accompanied.

Life Short Thought Life lessons

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a …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 Time Learning Past

Love truth, but pardon …Love truth, but pardon error.

Life Love Short Truth

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is …You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

Life Humor

Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to …Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.

Life Time Advice People

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are …Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?"

Life Opportunity Success

The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how …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.

Life Character People

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are …It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

Life Success

Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without …Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.

Life Love Advice

An intelligent person is constantly hesitating with life, with every step he wonders whether what …An intelligent person is constantly hesitating with life, with every step he wonders whether what he is doing is okay or not, but a fool is absolutely confident.

Life Humor

Comfort is not what you're seeking. What you're seeking is a deeper experience of …Comfort is not what you're seeking. What you're seeking is a deeper experience of life.

Life Philosophy Truth Experience

This should be your new attitude toward life: no matter what your experiences are, you are going to …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.

Life Philosophy Pain Experience

Everyone you meet is a part of your journey, but not all of them are meant to stay in your life. …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.

Life People The light in the heart

Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of …Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.

Life Humor Perspective

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more …Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Life Action

There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into …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.

Life Time Seeking Perseverance



Inspirational + Wisdom quotes

Inspirational Quotes
Don't depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are …Don't depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.

Inspirational Darkness

Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not …Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.

Inspirational Short

Newt Scamander: My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer …Newt Scamander: My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice.

Inspirational Philosophy Short Truth

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him …Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Inspirational Character Men Power

Turn your wounds into …Turn your wounds into wisdom.

Inspirational Short Pain Experience

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a …I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.

Inspirational

There's no such thing as ruining your life. Life's a pretty resilient thing, it turns …There's no such thing as ruining your life. Life's a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.

Inspirational Life Truth

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless …Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

Inspirational Belief

Thinking is difficult, that's why most people …Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.

Inspirational Short Truth Thinking

Whatever happens, you getting depressed is not a solution. You getting depressed would be one more …Whatever happens, you getting depressed is not a solution. You getting depressed would be one more problem

Inspirational Truth Witty Positive Attitude

If you nurture the root, you don't have to bother about the fruit - it will come …If you nurture the root, you don't have to bother about the fruit - it will come naturally.

Inspirational Short Success Witty

When you consciously choose to be ordinary, you become …When you consciously choose to be ordinary, you become extra-ordinary.

Inspirational Short Choice

If you try to give up something, it will rule your mind. But, if you find something deeper in life, …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

Inspirational Life Success Truth

When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, …When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.

Inspirational

Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, …Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

Inspirational

We all make mistakes... so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from …We all make mistakes... so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.

Inspirational Mistake Future

Travel far enough, you meet …Travel far enough, you meet yourself.

Inspirational Short

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by …Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.

Inspirational Reading Writing

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be …The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.

Inspirational

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from …I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.

Inspirational Short Ignorance

We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for …We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.

Inspirational

A Penny Saved is a Penny …A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

Inspirational

When you've got nothing, you've got nothing to …When you've got nothing, you've got nothing to loose.

Inspirational Short Truth

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the …We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world

Inspirational Life Truth Joy



Philosophy + Wisdom quotes

Philosophy Quotes
Never explain- your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you …Never explain- your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.

Philosophy Friends Enemy Life lessons

if you want flowers to grow in your garden, you don't have to think flowers, you don't have to …if you want flowers to grow in your garden, you don't have to think flowers, you don't have to chant flowers. You just have to think of soil, manure, water, sunlight - nothing to do with flowers; if you handle filth well, flowers will happen

Philosophy Success Truth Spirituality

The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as …The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long.

Philosophy Short Truth

For those who have conquered the mind, the mind is their friend. For those who have failed to do …For those who have conquered the mind, the mind is their friend. For those who have failed to do so, the mind acts like an enemy.

Philosophy Enemy Mind Self control

To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps …To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can still do for those who study it.

Philosophy Truth

Wisest is she who knows she does not …Wisest is she who knows she does not know.

Philosophy Short

No man was ever wise by …No man was ever wise by chance

Philosophy Short Knowledge Perseverance

Misery is always self-created. Misery is caused by you, only by you, nobody else but …Misery is always self-created. Misery is caused by you, only by you, nobody else but you.

Philosophy

For one moment if you forget that you are mortal, ignorance will sprout, if you forget for a long …For one moment if you forget that you are mortal, ignorance will sprout, if you forget for a long time, it will bear fruit.

Philosophy Truth Humor Ignorance

The mind is like a puzzle with too many pieces missing. Trying to make sense out of it makes no …The mind is like a puzzle with too many pieces missing. Trying to make sense out of it makes no sense

Philosophy Mind

If you see someone doing something wrong, condemn the action, not the …If you see someone doing something wrong, condemn the action, not the person

Philosophy Short Action

The ideas of heat & cold, pleasure & pain, are produced by the contact of the senses with their …The ideas of heat & cold, pleasure & pain, are produced by the contact of the senses with their objects. Such ideas are limited by a beginning & an end, they are transitory, bear them with patience

Philosophy Pain Spirituality Bhagavad gita

One who has restrained the senses from their objects is firmly established in …One who has restrained the senses from their objects is firmly established in wisdom.

Philosophy Short Self control Bhagavad gita

Joys come and go like a pleasant breeze. It's the miseries that stick in you like thorns - until …Joys come and go like a pleasant breeze. It's the miseries that stick in you like thorns - until you realize that it's all your doing.

Philosophy Truth Joy

Do not like anyone, do not dislike anyone - just be with …Do not like anyone, do not dislike anyone - just be with them

Philosophy Short

The more absent one's personality becomes, the more powerful his presence …The more absent one's personality becomes, the more powerful his presence becomes

Philosophy Short Personality Liberation

If you stop identifying with things that you are not, your mind will become still. That's all it …If you stop identifying with things that you are not, your mind will become still. That's all it takes to meditate

Philosophy Mind Meditation

Your personality is a fake representation of yourself. The more you invest in it, the more …Your personality is a fake representation of yourself. The more you invest in it, the more incomplete and insecure you feel

Philosophy Truth Personality

If you think you are big, you become small. If you know you are nothing, you become …If you think you are big, you become small. If you know you are nothing, you become limitless.

Philosophy Short Witty



Truth + Wisdom quotes

Truth Quotes
If you knew how quickly people forget the dead... you would stop living to impress …If you knew how quickly people forget the dead... you would stop living to impress people.

Truth Honesty Integrity

The world is big enough to satisfy everyones needs, but will always be too small to satisfy …The world is big enough to satisfy everyones needs, but will always be too small to satisfy everyones greed

Truth World

The essence of being human is that one does not seek …The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

Truth Being human Seeking Humanity

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its …Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.

Truth Strength

New is a trap, old is a cesspool. If you jump out of the cesspool into a new trap, that's not going …New is a trap, old is a cesspool. If you jump out of the cesspool into a new trap, that's not going to help

Truth Witty Humanity Reality

Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous …Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.

Truth

Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day …Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Truth

What makes earth feel like hell is our expectation that it should feel like …What makes earth feel like hell is our expectation that it should feel like heaven.

Truth Expectation Earth

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of …The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..

Truth Mind Self control

What is good, what is bad is only contextual for those times and those societies at a certain time, …What is good, what is bad is only contextual for those times and those societies at a certain time, because good and bad is judged by what consequences it generates. It is not by the action

Truth Action

The intellect is a reasonably sharp knife. If you do not know how to hold it, you keep cutting …The intellect is a reasonably sharp knife. If you do not know how to hold it, you keep cutting yourself

Truth

I am ignorant of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and …I am ignorant of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.

Truth Ignorance

You give your problems too many names because you like to decorate your problems. If you decorate …You give your problems too many names because you like to decorate your problems. If you decorate your problems you may not want to get rid of them.

Truth Witty Problems

Optimists hallucinate; pessimists get depressed. Both will not get anywhere. You must be willing to …Optimists hallucinate; pessimists get depressed. Both will not get anywhere. You must be willing to see everything the way it is

Truth

The choice is either you fix yourself or you try to fix the truth. With one you will attain to the …The choice is either you fix yourself or you try to fix the truth. With one you will attain to the highest, with the other you turn into trash

Truth Witty Lie Choice

Individuals should shape their lives according to their particular needs, not according to social …Individuals should shape their lives according to their particular needs, not according to social trends

Truth Society Spirituality Individuality

Without coming to terms with the limitations and possibilities of who you are, you can't take the …Without coming to terms with the limitations and possibilities of who you are, you can't take the next step

Truth Acceptance Limitation Possibility

Being a seeker means no matter what the Vedas said, what Krishna or Shiva said, you have to know …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

Truth Experience Self realization

Believing something is not going to transform you. However if you experience the same, it will …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

Truth Experience



Funny + Wisdom quotes

Funny Quotes
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all …Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.

Funny Truth Mistake

Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes …Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.

Funny

Do you have any proof that you are not already in heaven and making a mess of …Do you have any proof that you are not already in heaven and making a mess of it?

Funny Short Witty

Our presence here is just for a short period of time. We do not have to shorten it by fighting each …Our presence here is just for a short period of time. We do not have to shorten it by fighting each other

Funny Life Short Time

If you are infected with the germs of worry you should go on a strict mental …If you are infected with the germs of worry you should go on a strict mental diet

Funny Short

Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an …Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.

Funny Life Opportunity Advice

The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does …The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.

Funny Success Mistake

It's easier to love God because it's always easy to love somebody who is not here now, it's so …It's easier to love God because it's always easy to love somebody who is not here now, it's so easy. But if you have to love somebody who is sitting next to you right now, it costs life

Funny God Love Truth

If you jump off a tall building You will see it will be very blissful till you hit the ground, …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

Funny Life Ignorance Moment

Is there some aspect of life that human beings are not suffering? If they are poor they suffer …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..

Funny Life Truth Being human

You cannot rise in love, you cannot stand in love, you cannot fly in love, you have to fall. …You cannot rise in love, you cannot stand in love, you cannot fly in love, you have to fall. Something of you should fall, otherwise it will not work. You will not know it.

Funny Love Philosophy Relationship

Loosen up a bit - laugh more, get involved with people around you, do simple things. If you only do …Loosen up a bit - laugh more, get involved with people around you, do simple things. If you only do very important things, you will become dead serious

Funny Truth Witty People

If you learn to laugh at your own stupidity, all your crap will turn into manure very fast. And …If you learn to laugh at your own stupidity, all your crap will turn into manure very fast. And manure is good for growth

Funny Witty Growth Laughter

Hell & Heaven are not geographical places, Hell & Heaven are what you make out of yourself. There …Hell & Heaven are not geographical places, Hell & Heaven are what you make out of yourself. There is too much talk of heaven because too many people have made Hell out of themselves

Funny

The most important thing that's happening to you right now is life itself, not the fancy thoughts …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

Funny Life Truth Witty

Sun came up on time today morning. None of the planets in this solar system collided today. In the …Sun came up on time today morning. None of the planets in this solar system collided today. In the whole universe no accidents, in this endless cosmos no accidents, everything going great but you have one nasty little thought crawling in your head and it's a bad day, you've completely lost perception with life

Funny Humor Perspective Perception



Love + Wisdom quotes

Love Quotes
Who, being loved, is …Who, being loved, is poor?

Love Short Witty

Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at …Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.

Love Short

No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you …No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care

Love Short Knowledge

If it is impairing you rather than empowering you, then it is not Love, it is some convoluted …If it is impairing you rather than empowering you, then it is not Love, it is some convoluted idea

Love Philosophy

The important thing is not that people love you but that you are …The important thing is not that people love you but that you are loving

Love Short Success Truth

When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to …When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.

Love

We love our children just the same even if they are exchanged in the hospital, so it is just your …We love our children just the same even if they are exchanged in the hospital, so it is just your willingness to include somebody, it doesn't have to come from your body, if you are willing it is possible to love anybody

Love Philosophy Humor Children

One who is in constant journey learns to love and enjoy everything, but not pick up anything on the …One who is in constant journey learns to love and enjoy everything, but not pick up anything on the way.

Love Philosophy Spirituality

Love is a better master than …Love is a better master than duty.

Love

If you do things with willpower, you may get to do things, but at the end of the day you will have …If you do things with willpower, you may get to do things, but at the end of the day you will have a long face. Instead of trying to do this with willpower, you do it with devotion, you do it with love. Not because you have to do, but because you really want to do

Love Action Devotion

If you love someone, you should do what they like for them. Not what you …If you love someone, you should do what they like for them. Not what you like.

Love Relationship Understanding

If you want your relationship to work, constantly remind yourself that the other is more …If you want your relationship to work, constantly remind yourself that the other is more significant than you

Love Relationship Truth

Love is not an act - it is a …Love is not an act - it is a quality

Love Short Truth One liners



Happiness + Wisdom quotes

Happiness Quotes
If you're betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take …If you're betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root.

Happiness

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being …Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

Happiness Light

Obscurity and a competence-that is the life that is best worth …Obscurity and a competence-that is the life that is best worth living.

Happiness Life Writer

Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being …Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not.

Happiness

Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You'll definitely be …Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You'll definitely be happier.

Happiness Truth Expectation

if you mortgage your pleasantness to something outside of you, you being pleasant or unpleasant is …if you mortgage your pleasantness to something outside of you, you being pleasant or unpleasant is only by chance.

Happiness Philosophy Success

You don't have to please anybody in this world, if you are truly joyful everybody is pleased by …You don't have to please anybody in this world, if you are truly joyful everybody is pleased by you

Happiness Relationship Witty Joy

Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is …Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.

Happiness Kindness Choice Attitude

There is nobody who has not been happy, Everybody has been happy, the problem is that they have not …There is nobody who has not been happy, Everybody has been happy, the problem is that they have not been able to maintain it

Happiness Life Success

If with every single act that you do, you create what you care for, then whatever you get or do not …If with every single act that you do, you create what you care for, then whatever you get or do not get, your life is beautiful.

Happiness Life Action

Right now, you believe that something or someone else is the source of your joy, so you are always …Right now, you believe that something or someone else is the source of your joy, so you are always at their mercy. If you realize and experientially know that you are the source of your joy, wouldn't you be joyous all the time?

Happiness Joy

The happiness that comes by fits and starts is only tantalizing; pleasures that become monotonous …The happiness that comes by fits and starts is only tantalizing; pleasures that become monotonous are tiresome; joy that comes momentarily and then flits away, sinking you in a state of deepening indifference, by contrast, is torturing.

Happiness Joy Moment Pleasure

Happiness is essentially a human experience. While making our surroundings pleasant, it's important …Happiness is essentially a human experience. While making our surroundings pleasant, it's important to make our interiority also pleasant

Happiness Experience



Change + Wisdom quotes

Change Quotes
The measure of intelligence is the ability to …The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

Change Intelligence

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing …Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

Change

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. …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.

Change Life Peace Acceptance

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model …You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Change Inspirational Science

Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, 'men whose hearts are changed by money are …Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"

Change Education Heart Truth

If your doctor told you that you are going to die tomorrow, that you can't live for more then 24 …If your doctor told you that you are going to die tomorrow, that you can't live for more then 24 hours, you will see you will transform yourself so rapidly; minute to minute you will change. So don't wait for your doctor to tell you something horrible (change by yourself)

Change Death Life Philosophy

If you are not willing to be vulnerable, you are not willing to transform. Whatever does not …If you are not willing to be vulnerable, you are not willing to transform. Whatever does not transform is as good as dead.

Change Death Philosophy

Do not try to fix whatever comes in your life. Fix yourself in such a way that whatever comes, you …Do not try to fix whatever comes in your life. Fix yourself in such a way that whatever comes, you will be fine

Change Inspirational Truth

Since you alone are responsible for what goes on in your mind, only you can change your …Since you alone are responsible for what goes on in your mind, only you can change your thoughts.

Change Short Responsibility Mind

If you try to change it, you will ruin it. Try to hold it, and you will lose …If you try to change it, you will ruin it. Try to hold it, and you will lose it.

Change Life

we have to be alive to it every moment and as the context changes, what we do has to change. …we have to be alive to it every moment and as the context changes, what we do has to change. Morality and mortality are not very different.

Change Funny Life Philosophy



All Wisdom Quotes


The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a …The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.

Mind Society

It's the job that's never started as takes the longest to …It's the job that's never started as takes the longest to finish.

Success Work Action

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of …You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Imagination Short Truth

There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping …There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.

Opportunity

When you talk you are only repeating something you already know. But, if you listen you may learn …When you talk you are only repeating something you already know. But, if you listen you may learn something new.

You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your …You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.

Anger Short

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that …You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.

Forgiving isn't something you do for someone else. It's something you do for …Forgiving isn't something you do for someone else. It's something you do for yourself.

Forgiveness

Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go …Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.

Politics Short

You have peace... when you make it with …You have peace... when you make it with yourself.

Peace Short Truth

He who withdraws his senses from the objects of perception, just as a tortoise withdraws its limbs …He who withdraws his senses from the objects of perception, just as a tortoise withdraws its limbs into its shell, is established in steady wisdom

Analogy Self control Bhagavad gita

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is …Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

Fear

It's the questions we can't answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give …It's the questions we can't answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he'll look for his own answers.

Fear Question

The intellect is like a knife - the sharper, the better. As long as you know how to handle …The intellect is like a knife - the sharper, the better. As long as you know how to handle it.

Short Witty

You plant a coconut & a mango tree in your garden, when they were saplings they were of the same …You plant a coconut & a mango tree in your garden, when they were saplings they were of the same height, you thought they will get along pretty well, if both of them remain stunted & never grow, they will remain compatible, same height, everything; But if both of them grow to their full potential, they will grow to different heights, shapes & possibilities

Marriage Relationship Truth Analogy

Power doesn't corrupt. People are corrupt. When they get empowered, it becomes …Power doesn't corrupt. People are corrupt. When they get empowered, it becomes apparent.

Short Truth Power People

Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in …Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.

Evil Responsibility

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to …Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Desire is not the source of all misery, unfulfilled desire is the source of all …Desire is not the source of all misery, unfulfilled desire is the source of all misery.

Desire Truth Witty

I ask not for any crown But that which all may win; Nor try to conquer any world Except the one …I ask not for any crown But that which all may win; Nor try to conquer any world Except the one within.

If you stand on the garbage heap of your mind, your feet will never touch the …If you stand on the garbage heap of your mind, your feet will never touch the ground.

Short Truth Mind Yoga

Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight …Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.

Pain Enemy Moment

If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and …If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.

Forgiveness Hate Inspirational Life lessons

Only the dead have seen the end of …Only the dead have seen the end of war.

Death Short War Life lessons

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second …Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.

Success Mistake

When you begin a journey of revenge, start by digging two graves: one for your enemy, and one for …When you begin a journey of revenge, start by digging two graves: one for your enemy, and one for yourself.

Enemy

Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find …Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.

Peace Compassion

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, …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.

Experience Learning

It takes something more than intelligence to act …It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently.

Short Action Intelligence

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick …It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.

Short Truth Society

Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by …Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth.

Anger Truth

The small wisdom is like water in a glass: clear, transparent, pure. The great wisdom is like the …The small wisdom is like water in a glass: clear, transparent, pure. The great wisdom is like the water in the sea: dark, mysterious, impenetrable.

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find …Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

Short Truth Seeking

Without the necessary awareness, freedom is …Without the necessary awareness, freedom is dangerous

Freedom Philosophy Short Truth

Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and …Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.

Short Feeling Thinking

On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a …On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and …Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Courage Inspirational Strength

There's a lot of difference between listening and …There's a lot of difference between listening and hearing.

Short Truth

Speak only if it improves upon the …Speak only if it improves upon the silence.

Peace Short Silence

People swallow the bitter pill of evil because it is sugarcoated with immediate …People swallow the bitter pill of evil because it is sugarcoated with immediate pleasure.

Evil People Pleasure

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human …We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.

Humanity Knowing

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting …It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Education Mind Thought

Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering …Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.

Relationship Short Truth Humor

if you are going to make people around you joyful and relieved only when you die, that's not a good …if you are going to make people around you joyful and relieved only when you die, that's not a good way to live.

Death Funny Life Philosophy

When you consciously rise above your likes and dislikes, that's …When you consciously rise above your likes and dislikes, that's maturity.

Freedom Success Spirituality

The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know …The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.

Knowledge Learning Reading

Once you've accepted your flaws, no one can use them against …Once you've accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.

The mind is a tool for exploration, not for drawing …The mind is a tool for exploration, not for drawing conclusions

Short Truth Mind

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is …The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.

Heart Inspirational

I Do not know is a tremendous possibility, only if you see that you do not know, the longing to …I Do not know is a tremendous possibility, only if you see that you do not know, the longing to know, the seeking to know, possibility of knowing happens

Knowledge Seeking Honesty Possibility

Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing …Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.

Loss

Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, …Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.

Heart Inspirational Growth The light in the heart

True freedom is about becoming free from everything, including …True freedom is about becoming free from everything, including yourself.

Freedom Short Witty

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and …Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).

Individuality

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it …I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.

Evil

It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our …It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Choice

The only way to have a friend is to be …The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Friendship Short

Don't Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or …Don't Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.

Peace Short Soul

You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic …You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap. We're all singing, all dancing crap of the world.

Reality

Forget the past, for it is gone from your domain! Forget the future, for it is beyond your reach! …Forget the past, for it is gone from your domain! Forget the future, for it is beyond your reach! Control the present! Live supremely well now! It will whitewash the dark past, and compel the future to be bright! This is the way of the wise

Time Control Future

With firm likes and dislikes, you shut your doors to the many possibilities of …With firm likes and dislikes, you shut your doors to the many possibilities of life

Short Possibility

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your …If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

Positive Attitude Pain Attitude

Once there is a distance between you and your body, once there is a distance between you and your …Once there is a distance between you and your body, once there is a distance between you and your mind this is the end of suffering, this being cannot suffer any more; question of conflict doesn't arise.

Mind Suffering Body

Whatever the shape of eyes or nose - a joyful face is always a beautiful face. Become Joy - become …Whatever the shape of eyes or nose - a joyful face is always a beautiful face. Become Joy - become Beautiful.

Beauty Happiness Joy

Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by …Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.

Life Short War

If I give you a sharp knife, if you hold it on the wrong end, if you hold it the harder, more you …If I give you a sharp knife, if you hold it on the wrong end, if you hold it the harder, more you hold it, it hurts more. That's all you are suffering- your own intelligence.

Suffering Hurt

Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by …Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.

Anger Short

If you have to keep a secret, it's because you shouldn't be doing it in the first …If you have to keep a secret, it's because you shouldn't be doing it in the first place.

Secret

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the …When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.

Short

Anything you do joyfully is always …Anything you do joyfully is always effortless.

Short Truth One liners Action

The mind is like a mirror. A concave mirror exaggerates. A convex mirror depreciates. A plain …The mind is like a mirror. A concave mirror exaggerates. A convex mirror depreciates. A plain mirror shows you life the way it is

Life Philosophy Analogy Mind

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest …It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

Mistake Strength

Wisdom.... comes not from age, but from education and …Wisdom.... comes not from age, but from education and learning.

Education Learning Book

The greatest courage is not in fighting outside battles but in addressing the source of conflict …The greatest courage is not in fighting outside battles but in addressing the source of conflict within yourself

Courage

The beginning of all beings is veiled, beings manifest in the middle, and unmanifest again on …The beginning of all beings is veiled, beings manifest in the middle, and unmanifest again on death. Then, why lament this truth?

Death Life Philosophy Truth

A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim …A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.

Goal Truth

Mama used to say, you have to know someone a thousand days before you can glimpse her …Mama used to say, you have to know someone a thousand days before you can glimpse her soul.

Soul Understanding

Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over …Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record.

Forgiveness Life Trust

The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've …The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.

There is no such thing as ancient wisdom. Wisdom has to be contemporary otherwise it's …There is no such thing as ancient wisdom. Wisdom has to be contemporary otherwise it's meaningless

Short

Truth is singular. Its 'versions' are …Truth is singular. Its 'versions' are mistruths.

Short Truth

If you let a person talk long enough you'll hear their true intentions. Listen twice, speak …If you let a person talk long enough you'll hear their true intentions. Listen twice, speak once.

If you do not know how to address the most serious aspects of life lightly, life will sit heavy …If you do not know how to address the most serious aspects of life lightly, life will sit heavy upon your heart

Heart Life Light

I don't think anybody's necessarily ready for death. You can only hope that when it approaches, you …I don't think anybody's necessarily ready for death. You can only hope that when it approaches, you feel like you've said what you wanted to say. Nobody wants to go out in mid-sentence.

Death Truth

Leadership should not be an aspiration. It should be a consequence of …Leadership should not be an aspiration. It should be a consequence of competence.

Inspirational Short

The most fundamental aspect on the spiritual path is to be one hundred percent straight with …The most fundamental aspect on the spiritual path is to be one hundred percent straight with yourself.

Honesty Spirituality

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never …I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend …Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won't make us happier.

Goal Happiness Time Advice

Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing is to not make the same mistake …Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing is to not make the same mistake twice.

Mistake

There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they …There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.

Anger

In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for …In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for themselves.

Children

Every choice comes with a consequence. Once you make a choice, you must accept responsibility. You …Every choice comes with a consequence. Once you make a choice, you must accept responsibility. You cannot escape the consequences of your choices, whether you like them or not.

Life Choice Responsibility The light in the heart

Adventures are all very well in their place, but there's a lot to be said for regular meals and …Adventures are all very well in their place, but there's a lot to be said for regular meals and freedom from pain.

Pain Food

knowledge is not the burden. Your identity is the burden. You get identified with limited things …knowledge is not the burden. Your identity is the burden. You get identified with limited things that you know. That is the problem.

Knowledge

You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for …You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.

Comfort

You may attach much significance to your birth, life, and death, but for Mother Earth, it is just a …You may attach much significance to your birth, life, and death, but for Mother Earth, it is just a recycling process

Nature Truth Reality Earth

If you don't know what you're talking about, the best thing is to shut up. Silence will breed …If you don't know what you're talking about, the best thing is to shut up. Silence will breed wisdom.

Humor Silence

only when a human being is in a very extended periods of joyfulness, blissfulness, he will stretch …only when a human being is in a very extended periods of joyfulness, blissfulness, he will stretch himself to the limits & do what he could do to the fullest. When he's in competition, when he's in fear of failure, he will only do little better than somebody else. So, the human genius is completely missing today. You're destroying the human genius

Education Failure Truth Fear

There is a difference between seeker and a believer, a believer is who has made a conclusion (from …There is a difference between seeker and a believer, a believer is who has made a conclusion (from his books), a seeker is wide open. He has realized he doesn't know, that's why he is seeking

Seeking

Misery is not caused by any situation, situations are there, some situations we can handle, some we …Misery is not caused by any situation, situations are there, some situations we can handle, some we can not handle; If you want to make yourself miserable for every situation that you can not handle, you have a lot of opportunities, every day

Opportunity Truth

A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other …A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.

Inspirational Man

a human being will know the beauty, pleasure and the joy of action only when he has no need for …a human being will know the beauty, pleasure and the joy of action only when he has no need for activity

Beauty Action Yoga Joy

It's not just bad things that kill you, good things that you're not ready for can kill …It's not just bad things that kill you, good things that you're not ready for can kill you.

Short Truth

what you pursue, you will never forget. What is imposed upon you will never be useful in your …what you pursue, you will never forget. What is imposed upon you will never be useful in your life.

Life Short Truth

most people do not know what is ease. That's why they have so much …most people do not know what is ease. That's why they have so much disease

Short

You do your best. It doesn't matter somebody approves or disapproves. No two human beings have come …You do your best. It doesn't matter somebody approves or disapproves. No two human beings have come alike. Someone may be a back-bencher in school but a frontbencher in life. Exam is not a deciding factor. Strive relentlessly, result is a consequence of competence

Inspirational

Opinions are like cataracts. They will not allow you to see …Opinions are like cataracts. They will not allow you to see clearly

Short Truth Witty Opinion

Never compete with someone who has nothing to …Never compete with someone who has nothing to lose.

Life Short

The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and …The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.

Strength

But it is the same with man as with the tree. The more he seeks to rise into the height and light, …But it is the same with man as with the tree. The more he seeks to rise into the height and light, the more vigorously do his roots struggle earthword, downword, into the dark, the deep - into evil.

Evil Humanity Light Man

The most precious thing in life is life itself. Are you getting this now or only on your …The most precious thing in life is life itself. Are you getting this now or only on your deathbed?

Life Philosophy Short Truth

'Good' and 'bad' are judged by what consequences they generate; it is not by the …'Good' and 'bad' are judged by what consequences they generate; it is not by the action.

Short Action

Fear arises simply because you are not living with life - you are living in your …Fear arises simply because you are not living with life - you are living in your mind

Life Short Fear Mind

Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no …Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy

Nature Philosophy Short

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red …An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind.

Attitude

The most important thing in life is balance. If there is no balance, your own body and mind will …The most important thing in life is balance. If there is no balance, your own body and mind will work against you

Life Work

Positive expectations are the mark of the superior …Positive expectations are the mark of the superior personality.

Positive Attitude Expectation Personality Attitude

Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks …Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up

Faith Life Short

The most beautiful moments in your life have happened to you only when you kept your logic aside a …The most beautiful moments in your life have happened to you only when you kept your logic aside a little bit.

Life Philosophy Truth

If you try to break a diamond with a hammer its a lot of effort, UV light can make diamond …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)

Life Intelligence Effort

People count with self-satisfaction the number of times they have recited the name of God on their …People count with self-satisfaction the number of times they have recited the name of God on their prayer beads, but they keep no beads for reckoning the number of idle words they speak.

People

Passion is like gasoline in the tank, but you also need a steering wheel to go where you want to …Passion is like gasoline in the tank, but you also need a steering wheel to go where you want to go

Short Witty Passion

The lion cannot protect himself from traps, and the fox cannot defend himself from wolves. One must …The lion cannot protect himself from traps, and the fox cannot defend himself from wolves. One must therefore be a fox to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten wolves.

Accomplish but do not boast, accomplish without show, accomplish without arrogance, accomplish …Accomplish but do not boast, accomplish without show, accomplish without arrogance, accomplish without grabbing, accomplish without forcing.

Pissing people off doesn't mean you're doing the right things, but doing the right things will …Pissing people off doesn't mean you're doing the right things, but doing the right things will almost inevitably piss people off.

Enemy Honesty Integrity People

There are three signs of a knowledgeable person: knowledge, forbearance and …There are three signs of a knowledgeable person: knowledge, forbearance and silence.

Knowledge Silence

When you realize there is something you don't understand, then you're generally on the right path …When you realize there is something you don't understand, then you're generally on the right path to understanding all kinds of things.

Understanding

Belief offers solace. The search for truth offers the …Belief offers solace. The search for truth offers the solution

Short Truth Belief

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to …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.

Life Control Attitude

Knowledge comes, but wisdom …Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

Short Knowledge

A true genius admits that he/she knows …A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.

Short

The more I see, the less I know for …The more I see, the less I know for sure.

Life Truth Perception

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the …The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.

Short

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not …Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

Friendship Happiness Life Short

Find what you love and let it kill …Find what you love and let it kill you.

Life Love Short

Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you …Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.

Short Belief

Never, never, never give …Never, never, never give in!

Short Perseverance

Never attempt to win by force what can be won by …Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.

Politics

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading …You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

Book People Reading

Wonder is the beginning of …Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

Short

Honesty is the first chapter of the book …Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.

Short Honesty Book

The past has no power over the present …The past has no power over the present moment.

Life Philosophy Truth Memory

I regret that it takes a life to learn how to …I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live.

Life Short

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know …I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.

Knowing

To grow does not mean that you think too much of yourself. Growth is …To grow does not mean that you think too much of yourself. Growth is dissolution

Short Growth Spirituality

The unexamined life is not worth …The unexamined life is not worth living.

Life Short Truth

Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to …Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.

Life Experience

A leader is best When people barely know he exists, who talks little, When his work is done, his …A leader is best When people barely know he exists, who talks little, When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, They will say, "We did this ourselves."

Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness …Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to …I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.

Expectation Individuality

The filthier the situations you live in, the wiser and more beautiful you can become if you are …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

Life Intelligence

He is full with contentment who absorbs all desires within, as the brimful ocean remains unmoved by …He is full with contentment who absorbs all desires within, as the brimful ocean remains unmoved by waters entering into it

Desire Philosophy Analogy Bhagavad gita

He is a wise man whose pursuits are all without selfish plan or longings for results, and whose …He is a wise man whose pursuits are all without selfish plan or longings for results, and whose activities are purified by the fire of wisdom.

Bhagavad gita

Self-realized sages behold with an equal eye a learned and humble Brahmin, a cow, an elephant, a …Self-realized sages behold with an equal eye a learned and humble Brahmin, a cow, an elephant, a dog, and a dog-eater.

Self realization Bhagavad gita

He who is wise does his best to overcome difficulties, but he smiles, first, last, and all the …He who is wise does his best to overcome difficulties, but he smiles, first, last, and all the time. There is no better panacea for sorrow, no better revivifying tonic, than smiles.

Smile

Surrendering to the demands of the senses does not satisfy them, but rather creates insatiable …Surrendering to the demands of the senses does not satisfy them, but rather creates insatiable desires for further sense experiences.

Desire Spirituality Pleasure

The only thing that you can do to your child is to give him love and support; his intelligence will …The only thing that you can do to your child is to give him love and support; his intelligence will grow. That is all. Create a loving atmosphere for him where intelligence will naturally flower.

Children

Suffering is a good teacher to those who are quick and willing to learn from it. But it becomes a …Suffering is a good teacher to those who are quick and willing to learn from it. But it becomes a tyrant to those who resist and resent.

Suffering

The man who has peace in his soul has all the wisdom of the …The man who has peace in his soul has all the wisdom of the gods.

Peace Short Soul

Fulfilled desire is 'pleasure' and contradicted desire is 'pain' or 'sorrow'. They are …Fulfilled desire is "pleasure" and contradicted desire is "pain" or "sorrow". They are inseparable

Desire Truth Pain Pleasure

If one has to be in this world, transact with this world, be involved with this world, and still go …If one has to be in this world, transact with this world, be involved with this world, and still go untouched through this world, one must be like a lotus flower. One must learn how to convert the filth into a fragrant flower

Analogy World

If someone isn't what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a …If someone isn't what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

Opinion

If you had come here like any other creature on this planet, stomach full - life would be settled. …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.

Life Truth

If you want a plant to grow and blossom into beautiful fragrant flowers, you can think you are …If you want a plant to grow and blossom into beautiful fragrant flowers, you can think you are fighting the earth and getting flowers out of it. Or you can see it as a great love affair, that your involvement with the earth gives out such beauty and fragrance for you

Beauty Inspirational Love Philosophy

Every human being is always working against himself or herself in some way. If you created a moment …Every human being is always working against himself or herself in some way. If you created a moment of anger, you are working against yourself, isn't it?

Anger Truth

Before you and I came here on this planet, a countless number of people have walked on this planet, …Before you and I came here on this planet, a countless number of people have walked on this planet, where are they? All topsoil. You will also be topsoil unless someone buries you real deep fearing you may rise from the dead

Death Funny Truth Witty

Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in …Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.

Short Kindness Expectation The light in the heart

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire …Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Education Short Learning

It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much …It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.

Short Intelligence Learning

Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never …Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.

Strength

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of …He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.

Let no man pull you so low as to hate …Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.

Short

If you use the horror of who you are as manure, the beauty of who you could be could …If you use the horror of who you are as manure, the beauty of who you could be could flower.

Inspirational Poetry

Be - don't try to …Be - don't try to become

Life Short

Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is …Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.

The mind once enlightened cannot again become …The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.

Education Short Experience Mind

Anger is a way of poisoning …Anger is a way of poisoning yourself

Anger Short One liners

Do not dispute with anyone in any matter as far as possible. For in argumentation lies much harm …Do not dispute with anyone in any matter as far as possible. For in argumentation lies much harm and its evil is greater than its benefit.

Evil

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't …I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.

Those who look for seashells will find seashells; those who open them will find …Those who look for seashells will find seashells; those who open them will find pearls.

Recognizing power in another does not diminish your …Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.

Short Truth Power Human nature

A wise man will make more opportunities than he …A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Opportunity Short Perseverance

I think I've discovered the secret of life -- you just hang around until you get used to …I think I've discovered the secret of life -- you just hang around until you get used to it.

Life Humor Secret

The art of being wise is knowing what to …The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.

Short Perspective Art

Follow the three R's: - Respect for self. - Respect for others. - Responsibility for all your …Follow the three R's: - Respect for self. - Respect for others. - Responsibility for all your actions.

Life Responsibility Advice

If you're afraid - don't do it, - if you're doing it - don't be …If you're afraid - don't do it, - if you're doing it - don't be afraid!

Courage Short Fear Action

Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of …Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.

Short Truth Pain

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than …Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.

You only lose what you cling …You only lose what you cling to.

Desire Short Suffering

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you …Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

Anger

If you know how to deceive, you can have everything, yet you will have …If you know how to deceive, you can have everything, yet you will have nothing

Short

Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their …Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.

Relationship

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers …It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses.

Anger Life Problems

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his …A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.

Friends Enemy Advice

To know that you do not know is the best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. …To know that you do not know is the best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.

Knowledge Ignorance

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to …The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

History Knowledge Past

You shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw …You shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back.

Life

wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any …wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.

Life Short

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers …The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Life Science Knowledge Society

When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and …When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.

Life Pain Sadness Suffering

Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better …Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.

Courage Fear

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of …A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

Man

You should never give up a happy 'middle' in the hopes of a happy 'ending', because there is no …You should never give up a happy 'middle' in the hopes of a happy 'ending', because there is no such thing as a happy ending

Life

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the …Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.

Short Perspective

We learn from failure, not from …We learn from failure, not from success!

Failure Short Success Experience

When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you …When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk.

Ignorance

Do not aspire to meet a wonderful person. Aspire to become the wonderful person that you expect …Do not aspire to meet a wonderful person. Aspire to become the wonderful person that you expect others to be

Inspirational

You can never get everyone's approval for what you want to do. So, don't worry about …You can never get everyone's approval for what you want to do. So, don't worry about it.

Inspirational Acceptance Attitude

A question is a tool that helps you dig …A question is a tool that helps you dig deeper.

Short One liners Question

The more you try to be special, the more you get hurt. Just be, melt and become part of the wind …The more you try to be special, the more you get hurt. Just be, melt and become part of the wind and the earth; become part of everything, as creation intends

Creation Spirituality Hurt

Usually, you are looking only at that person who is abused as a victim, but the person who is …Usually, you are looking only at that person who is abused as a victim, but the person who is abusing is also a victim because in many ways he is degrading himself. The worst thing that any human being can do to himself is to degrade himself like an animal

Confidence and stupidity are a very dangerous combination, but they often go …Confidence and stupidity are a very dangerous combination, but they often go together.

Short Truth Witty

As power comes into our hands, wisdom also should enter our heads. That has not happened. That's …As power comes into our hands, wisdom also should enter our heads. That has not happened. That's because, once again, we have not worked on individual human beings

Power

Money is only a means, not the …Money is only a means, not the goal.

Goal Happiness Short Truth

To be miserable is a horrible crime against yourself and against humanity. You only spread who you …To be miserable is a horrible crime against yourself and against humanity. You only spread who you are

Humanity

It's always better to handle things around you, rather than trying to handle things somewhere else, …It's always better to handle things around you, rather than trying to handle things somewhere else, because then, you'll just dissipate your energies. You'll waste your life talking about it; not doing anything about it.

Action Suffering

We have to make this world a beautiful place, not by conquests, not by capturing, but by …We have to make this world a beautiful place, not by conquests, not by capturing, but by captivating the world and embracing the world

World

Intelligence twisted out against our own well-being is no …Intelligence twisted out against our own well-being is no intelligence.

Short Truth Intelligence

The experience of life should mature you. It is your choice to transform a memory into a wound or …The experience of life should mature you. It is your choice to transform a memory into a wound or wisdom

Life Experience Choice

What to do or not to do in life is not a question of morality or ethics - it is a question of …What to do or not to do in life is not a question of morality or ethics - it is a question of consequences

Life Morality Question

If your gentle and loving nature are coming out of your inclusiveness, it is fantastic. But if it …If your gentle and loving nature are coming out of your inclusiveness, it is fantastic. But if it is a formula that you have learned to get what you want, it doesn't mean anything.

Inclusiveness Spirituality

Whatever action you perform in your life, there is a consequence to it. There is no such thing as …Whatever action you perform in your life, there is a consequence to it. There is no such thing as you must perform only this type of action and you must not perform another type of action. You can do anything. But you must be in a state to accept the consequences joyously.

Life Perspective Action

If there is no sense of inclusiveness in individual human beings, there is no way that the systems …If there is no sense of inclusiveness in individual human beings, there is no way that the systems they create, or actions they perform, will lead to inclusiveness.

Inclusiveness

Reality is timeless but wisdom always has to be contemporary because wisdom is gleaned out of …Reality is timeless but wisdom always has to be contemporary because wisdom is gleaned out of present experience

Experience Reality

Only if you are joyful, you can be free from the fruits of …Only if you are joyful, you can be free from the fruits of action

Freedom Action

If you feel life is superficial, it means you are living superficially. You just have to go a …If you feel life is superficial, it means you are living superficially. You just have to go a little deeper into life

Life

In yoga we say, “If your one eye is on the goal, you have only one eye to find your way,” which is …In yoga we say, “If your one eye is on the goal, you have only one eye to find your way,” which is an inefficient way

Goal Success Yoga

Intelligence essentially means that your intellect is sharp enough to see life the way it …Intelligence essentially means that your intellect is sharp enough to see life the way it is

Short Perspective Intelligence

Once there is a distance between you and your thought process, a new freedom is born. With this …Once there is a distance between you and your thought process, a new freedom is born. With this freedom, a new perception arises

Freedom Thought Meditation Perception

If something in you blossoms, people are willing to overlook all the thorns that are there in …If something in you blossoms, people are willing to overlook all the thorns that are there in you.

Inspirational Love Analogy

Seeing everything just the way it is gives you the power and capability to walk through life …Seeing everything just the way it is gives you the power and capability to walk through life effortlessly.

Perspective

The difference between knowledge, knowing, and wisdom: Knowledge can be acquired. Knowing is a …The difference between knowledge, knowing, and wisdom: Knowledge can be acquired. Knowing is a realization. Wisdom, you have to earn

Knowledge Knowing

Ultimate intelligence is when you know how to keep your intellect …Ultimate intelligence is when you know how to keep your intellect aside.

Short Truth Witty One liners

It is the business of every human being, according to your intelligence, understanding, and …It is the business of every human being, according to your intelligence, understanding, and situation, to do the best you can for yourself and everyone around you

Inspirational Compassion Humanity Inclusiveness

Attachment is a consequence of exclusiveness. The moment you choose between one and the other, you …Attachment is a consequence of exclusiveness. The moment you choose between one and the other, you naturally get entangled

Inclusiveness Spirituality

Life is naturally all-embracing. The problems of whom you can embrace and whom you can't are only …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

Life Problems Inclusiveness

The quality of your life is not determined by the clothes you wear, the educational qualifications …The quality of your life is not determined by the clothes you wear, the educational qualifications you carry, the family background you come from or the bank balances you hold. Rather, the quality of your life depends upon how peaceful and joyous you are within yourself

Education Happiness Life Truth

The only way to know life is if you get to the other side of the …The only way to know life is if you get to the other side of the mirror.

Life Short One liners Knowing

Being spiritual does not mean being dead serious. If you allow life to happen within you …Being spiritual does not mean being dead serious. If you allow life to happen within you exuberantly, unbridled, you will touch the spirit.

Inspirational Life Philosophy Truth

The moment you are trapped in 'I like this, I don't like this' you are just dividing the world. The …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

Experience World

You are a piece of life. This is not young, this is not old; this has to mature into something …You are a piece of life. This is not young, this is not old; this has to mature into something bigger

Life

If you like something you lose touch with reality, If you dislike something you lose touch with …If you like something you lose touch with reality, If you dislike something you lose touch with reality. Only if you see everything the way it is you are in touch with reality. Reality is the only doorway to the beyond. If you want to go somewhere, you can only start from where you are right you are.

Reality

The moment you are born, you have a death sentence upon you. When, where and how is the only …The moment you are born, you have a death sentence upon you. When, where and how is the only question. Your death is confirmed.

Death Funny Truth Witty

The yogic system is about keeping a distance from the past. The fundamental understanding is you …The yogic system is about keeping a distance from the past. The fundamental understanding is you cannot fix the past

Yoga Past

You can eliminate an enemy only when you eliminate the …You can eliminate an enemy only when you eliminate the enmity

Short One liners Enemy

By trying to punish someone, you only end up punishing …By trying to punish someone, you only end up punishing yourself

Forgiveness Pain Hurt

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the …Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

Inspirational Humor

There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the …There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.

Heart Short

Dear friend, Your heart is a polished mirror. You must wipe it clean of the veil of dust that has …Dear friend, Your heart is a polished mirror. You must wipe it clean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.

Heart

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of …There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.

Perception

The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage …The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.

Courage Fear

You can be gorgeous at thirty, charmimg at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your …You can be gorgeous at thirty, charmimg at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.

Beauty Life

His grief he will not forget; but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him …His grief he will not forget; but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him wisdom.

Heart

Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the …Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.

Short

Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. …Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.

Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It's where belief stops, because it isn't …Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It's where belief stops, because it isn't needed any more.

These violent delights have violent …These violent delights have violent ends.

Short Feeling

You do not write your life with words...You write it with actions. What you think is not important. …You do not write your life with words...You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.

Life Philosophy Action

Don't sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there's nothing else you can …Don't sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there's nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.

Sometimes it's not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don't …Sometimes it's not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don't mean.

Understanding

There is an ancient tribal proverb I once heard in India. It says that before we can see properly …There is an ancient tribal proverb I once heard in India. It says that before we can see properly we must first shed our tears to clear the way.

Suffering

If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it's fruitless to stand there and yell …If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it's fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there's an arrow in your heart

Heart

Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse …Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.

Enemy

The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either …The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected.

War

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of …A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.

Knowledge Book

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do …Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Politics

When suffering comes it is more difficult to detach your consciousness from identification with the …When suffering comes it is more difficult to detach your consciousness from identification with the body; so be wise and make the effort now, while you have strength and health

Strength Consciousness Suffering Body

When a man completely relinquishes all desires of the mind and is entirely contented in the self, …When a man completely relinquishes all desires of the mind and is entirely contented in the self, by the self, he is then considered to be settled in wisdom

Desire Mind Yoga Bhagavad gita

As enkindled flame converts firewood into ashes, so does the fire of wisdom consume to ashes all …As enkindled flame converts firewood into ashes, so does the fire of wisdom consume to ashes all karma.

Bhagavad gita

Verily, nothing else in this world is as sanctifying as wisdom. In due course of time, the devotee …Verily, nothing else in this world is as sanctifying as wisdom. In due course of time, the devotee who is successful in yoga will spontaneously realize this within his Self.

Yoga Spirituality Self realization Bhagavad gita

There is no greater power with which to overcome failure than a real smile. There is no more …There is no greater power with which to overcome failure than a real smile. There is no more beautiful ornament one can wear than a genuine smile of peace and wisdom glowing on the face.

Failure Smile

Material things cannot be owned by anybody, for at death they must be left behind & given to …Material things cannot be owned by anybody, for at death they must be left behind & given to others. We are only allowed the use of things. It shows a lack of wisdom to be 'possessed' by material things.

Death

Do not indiscriminately swallow useless …Do not indiscriminately swallow useless ideas.

Short Advice Idea

It is not necessary to go through every kind of human experience in order to attain the ultimate …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.

Experience Learning

Of all qualities the purest is wisdom. Its unpollutable flame of light is the only effective …Of all qualities the purest is wisdom. Its unpollutable flame of light is the only effective adversary of darkness, ignorance

Darkness Ignorance

Live without being attached. Wherever you are, carry within your bosom a portable heaven of joy. …Live without being attached. Wherever you are, carry within your bosom a portable heaven of joy. Remember that you are here in this world to be entertained.

Joy World

Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and …Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.

These loads (of past) are too heavy for the mind to carry, so we must restrict the amount of the …These loads (of past) are too heavy for the mind to carry, so we must restrict the amount of the load. The past is gone. Why continue to carry it in the mind?

Mind

That's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they're …That's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they're pretty. It's like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.

Beauty Advice People

Even strength must bow to wisdom …Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes.

Short Strength

But magic is neither good nor evil. It is a tool, like a knife. Is a knife evil? Only if the …But magic is neither good nor evil. It is a tool, like a knife. Is a knife evil? Only if the wielder is evil.

Evil

It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be …It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.

Science Art

Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of …Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.

Short Truth

It is one thing to be clever and another to be …It is one thing to be clever and another to be wise.

Short Intelligence

Knowing thyself, that is the greatest …Knowing thyself, that is the greatest wisdom.

Short Knowing

To wisely live your life, you don't need to know much, Just remember two main rules for the …To wisely live your life, you don't need to know much, Just remember two main rules for the beginning: You better starve, than eat whatever And better be alone, than with whoever.

Life Relationship Food

If the competence and capability are there, success will come as we deserve …If the competence and capability are there, success will come as we deserve it

Success

Anyway, life makes you do all kinds of circus, juggling, and acrobatics. If you are well prepared, …Anyway, life makes you do all kinds of circus, juggling, and acrobatics. If you are well prepared, you can do it joyfully

Inspirational Life

Do not just think about making money - think about living well. The most important aspect of living …Do not just think about making money - think about living well. The most important aspect of living well is doing what you truly care for

Life Philosophy

If our joy is about being better than someone else, it is not success; it is sickness. To reap the …If our joy is about being better than someone else, it is not success; it is sickness. To reap the benefits of someone else's failure is a tragic way to live.

Failure Inspirational Success Joy

The more things hurt you early on your life, the wiser you should have become. But unfortunately …The more things hurt you early on your life, the wiser you should have become. But unfortunately most people become wounded, mostly because they just need an excuse to turn their own intelligence against themselves, that's all.

Life Hurt

Children are not your property; they do not belong to you. Just see how to enjoy, nurture, and …Children are not your property; they do not belong to you. Just see how to enjoy, nurture, and support them.

Life Truth Children

There is a certain time to grow and there is a certain time to live. If you live too early, you …There is a certain time to grow and there is a certain time to live. If you live too early, you will not grow and if you don't grow, the scale and scope of your life will be very limited. That should not happen to you

Life Growth

A rat race is for rats. As a human being, you can consciously create what you want, without being …A rat race is for rats. As a human being, you can consciously create what you want, without being driven by social compulsions

Being human Choice Consciousness

If you want to shoot straight, you've got to be …If you want to shoot straight, you've got to be level-headed

Inspirational Short Success

Look at everything as an infant does - absorbing everything, not judging anything, not labeling …Look at everything as an infant does - absorbing everything, not judging anything, not labeling anyone

Life Children Learning

Your opinions are a wall, not only for others but also for yourself. A closed mind means closed …Your opinions are a wall, not only for others but also for yourself. A closed mind means closed possibilities

Mind Possibility Opinion

One who does not touch the stillness within and without will invariably get lost in the …One who does not touch the stillness within and without will invariably get lost in the movement

Short Spirituality

Allowing a slogan to define our life is not a sensible way to live. Nobody should identify with any …Allowing a slogan to define our life is not a sensible way to live. Nobody should identify with any slogan, regardless of what the slogan is.

Life Philosophy

You don't take anybody's values, anybody's morals, anybody's ethics, just as a human being as you …You don't take anybody's values, anybody's morals, anybody's ethics, just as a human being as you breathe, eat, live, just be conscious and act sensibly, you will be a wonderful human being.

Freedom Morality Consciousness

If you remain a compulsive creature, you cannot call yourself a full-fledged human being, only when …If you remain a compulsive creature, you cannot call yourself a full-fledged human being, only when you are able to do everything by choice can you call yourself a human being

Freedom Being human Choice

If you have the right kind of eyes, everything is absolutely …If you have the right kind of eyes, everything is absolutely beautiful.

Beauty Life Love Short

There is no human being on the planet who has never been joyful. Every human being has been joyful …There is no human being on the planet who has never been joyful. Every human being has been joyful at some point, that means he's capable of joy. It is just that he's unable to stay there, so he needs a technology as to how to maintain the atmosphere within himself. It's possible

Yoga Joy

it is only because there is conflict within you there is a possibility of conflict outside of you, …it is only because there is conflict within you there is a possibility of conflict outside of you, isn't it? Because there is violence within you, violence is possible in the world. If there was no violence at all in you would violence be possible in the world? No

A spiritual process means just that - that the outside situations need not drive you, the outside …A spiritual process means just that - that the outside situations need not drive you, the outside situations do not mold you.

Life Philosophy Spirituality

Whether misery happens within you or joy happens within you, it only comes from within you, if joy …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?

Life Positive Attitude Joy

If you become a full-fledged life, everything that you do will be useful for everybody around you …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.

Life Morality Action

It is all right if the world thinks you are weird. Everyone is different, so everyone is weird in …It is all right if the world thinks you are weird. Everyone is different, so everyone is weird in someone's eyes. Happily weird or miserably weird - your choice

Choice World

The frills of life have become larger than life itself. Life is entirely missed; if you touch life …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

Life Truth

Yoga makes old people young in terms of energy & rejuvenation; and young people old in terms of …Yoga makes old people young in terms of energy & rejuvenation; and young people old in terms of thought & wisdom

Witty Thought Yoga People

The greatest thing you can do to cultivate true wisdom is to practice the consciousness of the …The greatest thing you can do to cultivate true wisdom is to practice the consciousness of the world as a dream

Consciousness World

Don't carry the experience of life as a wound - let it become wisdom. The harder life's been on …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

Life Experience Suffering

Once you let your past decide how you experience the present, you have destroyed your …Once you let your past decide how you experience the present, you have destroyed your future

Short Experience Limitation Future

Pain is a prod to remembrance. The way of escape is through wisdom. The tragedy of death is unreal; …Pain is a prod to remembrance. The way of escape is through wisdom. The tragedy of death is unreal; those who shudder at it are like an ignorant actor who dies of fright on the stage when nothing more has been fired at him than a blank cartridge

Death Pain Ignorance

Life is just a slice of time. If one values life, one has to do everything at the right …Life is just a slice of time. If one values life, one has to do everything at the right time

Life Short Time

What will be worthwhile for you today and after fifty years, however small or big - invest your …What will be worthwhile for you today and after fifty years, however small or big - invest your life into that.

Life Philosophy

He who realizes that happiness is the highest goal, and who seeks happiness in God, follows the …He who realizes that happiness is the highest goal, and who seeks happiness in God, follows the path of wisdom

Goal God Happiness

If you are content with who you are right now, you are not aware who you could be if you were …If you are content with who you are right now, you are not aware who you could be if you were willing to strive.

Inspirational Witty Possibility

The more you know about something, the better you can handle it. The more you know about Yourself, …The more you know about something, the better you can handle it. The more you know about Yourself, the better you can handle Yourself. This is called self-realization.

Knowledge Spirituality Self realization

God, the perfect ever-new unending Bliss, is the greatest temptation to the soul of man. He tests …God, the perfect ever-new unending Bliss, is the greatest temptation to the soul of man. He tests His children first with inferior temptations of the senses; when the man has rejected those in a proper spirit of wisdom, the superior divine treasures are revealed to him.

God Soul Children Spirituality

You must enjoy every association and company that you seek, but you do not have to get stuck to …You must enjoy every association and company that you seek, but you do not have to get stuck to anything

Freedom Relationship

Wisdom fundamentally means conducting your life the way it works. Without clarity, there is no …Wisdom fundamentally means conducting your life the way it works. Without clarity, there is no wisdom

Life

Do something because it is needed, not because you want to do …Do something because it is needed, not because you want to do it.

Inspirational Action

What are you so afraid of? Live totally today and if you fall dead tomorrow out of exhaustion, it's …What are you so afraid of? Live totally today and if you fall dead tomorrow out of exhaustion, it's okay

Inspirational Philosophy Fear

The secret of true religion lies in the cave of stillness, in the cave of wisdom, in the cave of …The secret of true religion lies in the cave of stillness, in the cave of wisdom, in the cave of the spiritual eye.

Religion Spirituality Secret