If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
You just wait. I’m going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
As long as we separate this ‘oneness’ into two, we won’t achieve realization.
I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.
Obey the principles without being bound by them.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it.
I am learning to understand rather than immediately judge or to be judged. I cannot blindly follow the crowd and accept their approach. I will not allow myself to indulge in the usual manipulating game of role creation. Fortunately for me, my self-knowledge has transcended that and I have come to understand that life is best to be lived and not to be conceptualized. I am happy because I am growing daily and I am honestly not knowing where the limit lies. To be certain, every day there can be a revelation or a new discovery. I treasure the memory of the past misfortunes. It has added more to my bank of fortitude.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a pattern of systems.
Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless—like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, you put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, you put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
Topics: Friend, Meditation, Thoughts, Mind, Creativity, Water
The spiritual force transcends all.—I feel this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. My brain becomes magnetized with this dominating force which I hold in my hand.
Topics: Thoughts, Vision, Spirit, Great, Faith, Confidence, Determination, Spiritual, Spirituality
To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is.
The doubters siad,
“Man can not fly,
The doers aid,
“Maybe, but we’ll try,
And finally soared
In the morning glow
Watched from below.
The moment is freedom.—I couldn’t live by a rigid schedule. I try to live freely from moment to moment, letting things happen and adjusting to them.
Topics: Time Management
Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is essentially your own.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Let the spirit out—Discard all thoughts of reward, all hopes of praise and fears of blame, all awareness of one’s bodily self. And, finally closing the avenues of sense perception, let the spirit out, as it will.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
I’m a philosophy major. That means I can think deep thoughts about being unemployed
The height of cultivation runs to simplicity. Halfway cultivation runs to ornamentation.
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