The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
For it is easy to criticize and break down the spirit of others, but to know yourself takes a lifetime.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
Not being tense but ready. Not thinking but not dreaming. Not being set but flexible. Liberation from the uneasy sense of confinement. It is being wholly and quietly alive, aware and alert, ready for whatever may come.
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.
The doubters said, "Man can not fly," The doers said, "Maybe, but we'll try," And finally soared In the morning glow While non-believers Watched from below.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Don't fear failure.- Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
Knowing is not enough, You must apply
Remember, Life is a journey, not a destination.
To see is to be decieved. To hear is to be lied to. To FEEL is to believe.
Real living is living for others.
Low aim, not failure, is the crime.
Don't ignore the five senses in search of a sixth.
Remember my friend to enjoy your planning as well as your accomplishment, for life is too short for negative energy.
Get maximum effect from minimum effort.
To change with change is the changeless state
Every man today is the result of his thoughts yesterday.
A self- willed man obeys a different law, the one law I, too, hold absolutely sacred the human law in himself, his own individual will.
The past is no more; the future not yet. Nothing exists except the here and now. Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at our hands.
Remember, success is a journey not a destination. Have faith in your ability. You will do just fine.
Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, Add what is uniquely your own.
Through my own observations. I am convinced that an absolutely honest and direct inquiry into oneself will lead to understanding.