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“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.”
– Socrates

“There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche

“Self-importance is our greatest enemy. Think about it – what weakens us is feeling offended by the deeds and misdeeds of our fellowmen. Our self-importance requires that we spend most of our lives offended by someone.”
– Carlos Castaneda

“If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.”
– Marcus Aurelius

“Any technique, however worthy and desirable, becomes a disease when the mind is obsessed with it.”
-Bruce Lee

“We are made to persist. That’s how we find out who we are.”
– Tobias Wolff

“To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.”
– Peter McWilliams

“Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.”
– H. H. William

“Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.”
– Thomas Fuller

“When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.”
– Henry J. Kaiser

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

“To succeed is nothing, it’s an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.”
– Marie Leneru

“We can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.”
– Claude Bernard

“You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are.”
– Anna Quindlen

“Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.”
– Meister Eckhart

“Unless I accept my faults, I will most certainly doubt my virtues.”
– Hugh Prather

“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.”
– Christopher Morley

“The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds.”
– Tryon Edwards

“Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.”
– Cullen Hightower

“In many cases, the more you try to compete, the less competitive you actually are.”
– Kathy Sierra

“Protect yourself from your own thoughts.”
– Rumi

“Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”
– Henri Bergson

“Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you.”
― Og Mandino