Do not place hope in finding a secret technique. Polish the mind through ceaseless training; that is the key to effective techniques.
Expeditions can greatly contribute towards building strength of character. Joseph Conrad in Lord Jim tells us that it is necessary for a youth to experience events which 'reveal the inner worth of the man; the edge of his temper; the fibre of his stuff; the quality of his resistance; the secret truth of his pretences, not only to himself but others.
Maybe I had a 'secret identity,' but then when you think about it, don't we all? A part of ourselves very few people ever get to see. The part we think of as 'me.' The part that deals with the big stuff. Makes the real choices. The part everything else is a reflection of.
There are mysteries, secret zones in each individual.
I believe the life of every person is worthy of scrutiny, containing its own secrets and dramas.
I felt like it was a great secret when I found out that I could be in my 30s.
King Drowden has given his men instructions to infiltrate the town, bribe townspeople for the secrets of their neighbors, steal the neighbors' hidden treasures. Much more subtle than Drowden's usual smash and burn technique. We do hope Drowden isn't growing a brain.
It almost makes the secrets more important, those few things you actually do choose to keep to yourself.
On the one hand I have very traditional values: I'm looking for love and want a baby one day. On the other hand, I have a secret and rebel side, that I maybe took from an Australian mom who handed down to me the love for adventure and freedom. And sometimes I feel a bit offbeat.
Thank you for keeping it a secret. There aren't many of those in this tribe.
I am an artsy girl. It's no secret that I am artsy, you know.
A natural response to a natural phenomenon -that is the secret of success in business and management. You will always win if you rely on common sense.
I never wanted anyone to know about me and Osama [Bin Laden]. I wanted that to be a secret that I carried to my grave, and since I wasn't the one who revealed it'it's definitely something that I wish was in the closet. It's destroyed my career.
My sons are very protective and loving towards me, but I don't know what's in their secret minds about me.
The secret of winning is working more as a team, less as individuals.
The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven.
There are some people who cannot help giving. Why? Because they experience a real psychological pleasure in doing so. They don't do it with an eye to their own advantage, they do it on the quiet; they detest doing it openly because that would take away some of the satisfaction. They do it in secret, with quick trembling hands, their breasts rocked by a spiritual well being which they do not themselves understand.
The writer must be able to revel and roll in the abundance of words; he must know not only the direct but also the secret power of a word. There are overtones and undertones to a word, and lateral echoes, too.
One must know and recognize not merely the direct but the secret power of the word.
The secret to all power is to only do that which all would willingly do.
I would love to do an unauthorized biography about Congress... It's like a secret society up there.
Quiet people keep thier secrets to themselves. That's what makes them interesting...and usually worth the wait.
The real secret to total gorgeousness is to believe in yourself.
Everything has been written. Everybody knows everything about me. There are no secrets. Except the skeletons in my closet.
My three favorite travel writers of all time are Robert Louis Stevenson, Graham Greene, and Chuck Thompson. Smile When You're Lying not only tells the truth about the travel-writing racket, it gets to the heart of some of the travel industry's best-kept secrets.
The Monarchy...is the secret well from which the flourishing institution of British Snobbery draws its nourishment
There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?
We all have secret lives. The life of excretion; the world of inappropriate sexual fantasies; our real hopes, our terror of death; our experience of shame; the world of pain; and our dreams. No one else knows these lives. Consciousness is solitary. Each person lives in that bubble universe that rests under the skull, alone.
Photography is all about secrets. The secrets we all have and will never tell.
He'd kept this silence because his own secrets were darker, more hidden, and because he believed that his secrets had created hers.
It was almost comforting, this mutual acceptance of our secrets.
You've got to work hard for your success and you've got to have a steady presence. That's the secret.
I acquired long-lived parents. My mother died at 94. Father died at 90, holding a glass of whisky. I think that's the secret of longevity - to have long-lived parents. The rest is discipline.
I used to follow trends and try to do exactly what I saw in the magazines, but I'm not a Victoria's Secret model who can wear anything.
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
I discovered the secret of the sea in meditation upon a dewdrop.
A woman whom Providence has provided with beauty of spirit and body is a truth, at the same time both open and secret, which we can understand only by love, and touch only by virtue.
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of You are found all the aspects of existence.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Art arises when the secret vision of the artist and the manifestation of nature agree to find new shapes.