Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
It is the mind that weaves the dream of life, it convinces us that what we see is what is apparent and what is real, and that there's nothing else outside of our perception.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The belief that one's own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you've known forever don't see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.
The Dance: A minimum of explanation, a minimum of anecdotes - and a maximum of sensations.
The best learners... often make the worst teachers. They are, in a very real sense, perceptually challenged. They cannot imagine what it must be like to struggle to learn something that comes so naturally to them.
Silently hear everyone. Accept what is good. Reject and forget what is not. This is intelligent living.
Man is not himself only...He is all that he sees; all that flows to him from a thousand sources...He is the land, the lift of its mountain lines, the reach of its valleys.
People may not tell you how they feel about you, but they always show you. Pay attention.
It is important to understand that there are many different ways of seeing the world and expressing the wisdom of Native belief...No one voice speaks for all voices...
From all these experiences the most important thing I have learned is that legibility and beauty stand close together and that type design, in its restraint, should be only felt but not perceived by the reader.
What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else.
I've always believed that anyone can achieve their dreams, regardless. I've always had this attitude about no excuses. A belief that I can go on and do what I need to do. To go on, to succeed, regardless.
Belief in God is an act of faith. But so is believing our existence is simply the result of chance.
We look at the world through our likes and dislikes, hopes and fears, opinions and judgments. We want everyone to behave as we think they should; otherwise we get agitated. But we are here to accept the world as it is, even as we work to make it better.
The great Christian revolutions came not by the discovery of something that was not known before. They happen when someone takes radically something that was always there.
Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.
Literature expresses itself by abstractions, whereas painting, by means of drawing and colour, gives concrete shape to sensations and perceptions.
I've got a different perception now and it's really enjoyable to be at this point in your life and be able to watch this.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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