Words have power because they change the state of my mind. Here are some of words by great people I am learning from.
“God’s gift to you is more talent and ability than you will ever hope to use in your lifetime. Your gift to God is to develop as much of that talent and ability as you can in your lifetime.” - Steve Bow
I have come to believe that this is true. My purpose in life is not to do something toward outside world but to develop myself as much as possible. The effect outside is merely side effects.
Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand. - Robert Allen
This one resonated with me strongly. I googled him immediately and found he will be one of my mentors.
You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. - Christopher Columbus
It's scary to leave the place you are familiar. However, there is time to leave it and find something else.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson
We tend to care about outcome but outcome is not something we control. Therefore why don't you focus on something you can control？
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the great accomplishment. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I had been oscillating between myself and something else for a long time. Now I feel really good to be myself, being free from expectations from others. It is nothing good or bad, it is as it is.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
Sometimes I am said to be too honest and I feel I sound offensive. This quote gives me a relief and I love to say what I feel because that is what I feel. Period!
You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. - Alan Alda
While thinking of intuition, I came across this quote and suddenly it resonated with me strongly. This really represents my journey so far. The quote continues this way: "What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself."
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. - Albert Einstein
I believe life is a learning process to get wisdom such as who we are, how we live, what we live for etc.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. - Peace Pilgrim
This is exactly what this site is all about. Mind is power and if you harness it, you can become much powerful,
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them. - Aristotle
Darren's story of learning 'crap' is the one. We need to do the thing we cannot do anyway to learn it.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. - Carl Jung
This is a shocking quote and so true. Wayne Dyer says that your soul mate is someone you cannot stand.
If you hear a voice within you saying, 'you are not a painter,' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. - Vincent Van Gogh
This is really inspirational. If Vincent Van Gogh thought this way, why not me?
You must do the thing you think you cannot do. - Eleanor Roosevelt
This lady says really a great thing! I was totally shocked by this quote. Then I now know it is really true.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. - Jim Rohn
My priority was on my job before mostly because I was taught so. Now, I have changed it to myself.
Every artist was first an amateur. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
That is true. Don't be discouraged if things don't come out the way you want. It is your job to fill the gap.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. - Jim Rohn
Time is even more valuable to me as I understand the limitation.
Without discipline, no matter how good you are, you are nothing! - Mike Tyson
Yeah, you are totally right! I learned a lot from doing yoga practice about discipline. It has power to change everything.