Caution is the eldest child of wisdom
Fear comes from uncertainty; we can eliminate the fear within us when we know ourselves better.
Self-will seems to be the only virtue that takes no account of man-made laws.
The past is an illusion. You must learn to live in the present and accept yourself for what you are now. What you lack in flexibility and agility you must make up with knowledge and constant practice.
The ideal is unnatural naturalness, or natural unnaturalness. I mean it is a combination of both. I mean here is natural instinct and here is control. You are to combine the two in harmony. Not if you have one to the extreme, you'll be very unscientific. If you have another to the extreme, you becom
You must have complete determination. The worst opponent you can come across is one whose aim has become an obsession. For instance, if a man has decided that he is going to bite off your nose no matter what happens to him in the process, the chances are he will succeed in doing it. He may be severe
Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem. Where it is open, all energies flow toward it. It comes readily to most people, and its rewards are tangible.
Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. I'll not willingly offend, nor be easily offended.
The moment is freedom. â€” I couldnâ€™t live by a rigid schedule. I try to live freely from moment to moment, letting things happen and adjusting to them.
The knowledge and skills you have achieved are meant to be forgotten so you can float comfortably in emptiness, without obstruction.
The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
There is no love without friendship. Passion alone does not form relationships of value.
There are too many stars and too few actors.
To develop the creative attitude, analyze and focus on the wanted SOLUTION; seek out and fill your mind with the FACTS; write down ideas, both sensible and seemingly wild; let the facts and ideas simmer in your mind; evaluate, recheck, settle on the creative ideas.
The more complicated and restricted the method, the less opportunity for expression of one's original sense of freedom.
The unconditioned mind intuits truth.
A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready.
Pain is weakness leaving your body.
It is not what happens that is success or failure, but what it does to the heart of man.
All types of knowledge, ultimately mean self knowledge.