A couple words while you are here

Talking tree © Andreas

Talking tree © Andreas

I know where you are heading and why you are passing through here. And I’m glad to see you. Wonderful is the path that lies ahead of you and wonderful you are who stands before it. A couple words while you are here…

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

Confucius

The longer the explanation, the bigger the lie.

Chinese proverb

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.

Bruce Lee

The meaning of the river flowing is not that all things are changing so that we cannot encounter them twice, but that some things stay the same only by changing.

Heraclitus

If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t really understand it.

Albert Einstein

Blaming is giving the power over your own life to someone else. It makes you dependent. Blaming someone puts the keys to your own happiness in someone else’s pocket. If you can’t control others, but keep putting the keys to your happiness in other people’s pockets, then you can never be happy. Take back your keys! Put them back in your own pocket!

Matija Matty Biljeskovic

Truth is for earnest seekers, not for those of idle curiosity. It is easy to believe when one sees; there is nothing then to deny. Supersensual truth is deserved and discovered by those who overcome their natural materialistic skepticism.

Lahiri Mahasaya

The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

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He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.

Tryon Edwards

A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Mistakes are your best friend.

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The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.

Peter Drucker

Soft as a rose petal, hard as a diamond.

Sayagyi U Ba Khin

The mosquitoes are bothering you? Then be rid of the mosquito consciousness.

Sri Yukteswar

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