Courage

If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it’s fruitless to stand there and yell at the person.
This very moment is the perfect teacher, and, lucky for us, it’s with us wherever we are.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Never think there is anything impossible for the soul.
Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
Life force enters the body through the agency of an interested, joyous attitude - it doesn't respond to a half-dead will! Learn to perform all your duties with a courageous cheerfulness welling up from within you. Then, as you perform your daily activities, you will see that a flood of vitality will move through all your muscles and through your [continue reading...]
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. This is the way to success.
Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge, wish for more wisdom.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
The big challenge is to become all that you have the possibility of becoming. You cannot believe what it does to the human spirit to maximize your human potential and stretch yourself to the limit.
Start from wherever you are and with whatever you've got.