Friday, May 06, 2005

Chakra Quotes (Prana)

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.  ~Edmund Hillary Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960 It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.  ~Epicurus I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.  ~Louisa May Alcott Chiefly the mold of a man's fortune is in his own hands.  ~Francis Bacon Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.  ~Eleanor Roosevelt It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not.  ~Author Unknown The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.  ~Lady Bird Johnson Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.  ~Henry Ford Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson People are like stained-glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.  ~Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Put your future in good hands - your own.  ~Author Unknown The words "I am" are potent words; be careful what you hitch them to.  The thing you're claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.  ~A.L. Kitselman Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.  ~Anaïs Nin, Diary, 1969 You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.  ~Michael Jordan If you doubt yourself, then indeed you stand on shaky ground.  ~Henrik Ibsen Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.  ~Michel de MontaigneIf I am not for myself, who will be?  ~Pirke Avoth Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul.  ~Henry Van Dyke, The Prison and the Angel The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self, can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.  No other loss can occur so quietly; any other loss - an arm, a leg, five dollars, a wife, etc. - is sure to be noticed.  ~The Sickness Unto Death We are sure to be losers when we quarrel with ourselves; it is civil war.  ~Charles Caleb Colton A wise man never loses anything if he have himself.  ~Michel de Montaigne, translated Up to a point a man's life is shaped by environment, heredity, and movements and changes in the world about him.  Then there comes a time when it lies within his grasp to shape the clay of his life into the sort of thing he wishes to be.  Only the weak blame parents, their race, their times, lack of good fortune, or the quirks of fate.  Everyone has it within his power to say, "This I am today; that I will be tomorrow."  ~Louis L'Amour Not being able to govern events, I govern myself, and apply myself to them, if they will not apply themselves to me.  ~Michel de Montaigne, Essays, 1588 I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself. ~Pietro Aretino, 10 May 1537 Don't compromise yourself.  You're all you've got.  ~Janis Joplin The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.  ~Richard Grant He who knows others is learned; He who knows himself is wise. ~Lao-tzu, Tao te Ching Every man is the architect of his own fortune.  ~Sallust Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.  ~Seneca Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.  ~Shakti Gawain You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny.  The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.  ~Irene C. Kassorla Life is the sum of all your choices.&


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