Food for thought #23

“Anyone who does not share his moments of joy and discouragement with others will never fully know his own qualities and his own defects”

 

“Life is no more than a funeral procession winding towards the grave, it’s small joys the flowers of funeral wrath….”

 

“When you can’t get away, you want to; and when they let you go, you just don’t want to anymore”

 

“So it is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will win a hundred times in a hundred battles. If you only know yourself, but not your opponent, you win one and lose the next. If you do not know yourself or your enemy, you will always lose.”      – The Art of War

 

“He who controls the senses but has a mind full of cravings is a pretender who fools himself”    – Bhagavat Gita

Food for thought #20

“In the cycle of nature there is no such thing as victory or defeat: there is only movement”    – Manuscript found in Accra

 

“Only he who gives up is defeated. Everyone else is victorious”   – Manuscript found in Accra

 

“Defeat comes when we fail to get something we very much want” 

 

“It is in the realm of love that we first fight our battles – and generally lose”

 

“If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself”