Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.
There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.
Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.
Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your transformation. Use it!
May our heart's garden of awakening bloom with hundreds of flowers.
I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.
You don't have to be a 'person of influence' to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they've taught me.
Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.
The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Awareness is the greatest agent for change.
To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.
Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water my friend.
To be aware of a single shortcoming in oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in someone else.
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
To be proven wrong should be celebrated, for it is elevating someone to a new level of understanding, furthering awareness.
Everything changes once we identify with being the witness to the story, instead of the actor in it.
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
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