Our grand business in life is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Suffering is not holding you. You are holding suffering. When you become good at the art of letting sufferings go, then you’ll come to realize how unnecessary it was for you to drag those burdens around with you. You’ll see that no one else, other than you, was responsible. The truth is that existence wants your life to become a festival.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Fortune does not change men, it unmasks them.
Learning to let go of the ways we inadvertently and unconsciously contribute to our own pain is the key to finding radiant physical and emotional health.
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser — in case you thought optimism was dead.
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon them and to let them know that you trust them.
To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.
We find comfort among those who agree with us, growth among those who don’t.
If you see your path laid out in front of you — Step One, Step Two, Step Three — you only know one thing… it is not your path. Your path is created in the moment of action. If you can see it laid out in front of you, you can be sure it’s someone else’s path. That is why you can see it so clearly.