In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it’s the exact opposite.
If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you; but if you really make them think they’ll hate you.
In this age, which believes there is a shortcut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.
I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.
I decided to be a genius. I decided to originate the future.
I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat, and a gun.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
If you wish to advance into the infinite, explore the finite in all directions.
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it. Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.
Good and evil both increase at compound interest. That is why the little decisions you and I make every day are of such infinite importance.
For every problem, there is one solution which is simple, neat, and wrong.
If you resist reading what you disagree with, how will you ever acquire deeper insights into what you believe? The things most worth reading are precisely those that challenge our convictions.
I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
Results follow good process.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.
“Anything is one of a million paths. Therefore you must always keep in mind that a path is only a path; if you feel you should not follow it, you must not stay with it under any conditions. To have such clarity you must lead a disciplined life. Only then will you know that any…
Somewhere in our lives, each of us needs a free place, a little psychic territory. Do you have yours?
Those brave in killing will be killed. Those brave in not killing will live.
If you really desire to help and serve people to make them happy, to give them some spiritual power that will electrify their souls, you have nothing to fear. You will be able to do it. Why be afraid of people when you can give enthusiasm, inspiration, and wisdom to them? Let God flow through…
Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.
Even the common articles made for daily use become endowed with beauty when they are loved.
The world is in short supply of truth-tellers. If you can be an authentic one, enough people will listen.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.
Teams that are managed well do well, both on the court and financially.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Arthur Schopenhauer said that all truth goes through three steps: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.
Know that with every effort you make to reclaim your soul freedom from the dictates of the senses, the ego, and outer circumstances, you are rousing within you the liberating power of Christ Consciousness, gaining strength to rule your life by the laws of love and truth. It is a power that constantly urges us…
If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.
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