Life and Living

Nothing kills success quicker than complacency.
Great minds discuss ideas, not people.
Life is not to be perceived in absolute terms. What seems true may not be. There are many shades of grey in between.
Instead of fighting the inevitable, use your energy in doing what you can control.
There are things in life, you can change and there are things that will change you. Know the difference and live with it.
People don’t regret what they could not achieve, they regret not trying.
The Secret of Success; Think Big but Act Small.
Looking at things, people and places are not as important as what you see.
World only remembers those, who forget themselves.
Nothing brings more happiness than doing something that will outlast you.
The secret of Happiness: Dont believe in everything you hear & see and say little. Remember you have two ears and two eyes, but one tongue.
We cannot drive the vehicle of life, far enough, if we continued looking in the rear-view mirror.
The difference between those “who can” and “who can’t” is perseverance and patience.
If you have nothing to die for, you have nothing to live for.
Be in the company of those whose heart is enlightened.
I lose and find myself, everyday. I am……. in search of Me.
I am finding myself for the past half century.
People confuse life with living. I know so many who have a life but don’t actually live.
Show the way but let people walk on it at their free will.
Solutions to the life challenges are inside us, not elsewhere.
No one can do any evil to anyone, we do it to ourselves.
Fear the one who has nothing to lose.
Don’t be sorry for those who are blind but for those who have eyes and see not.
Silence speaks louder than words.
Every thought & action, alters your energy. You attract things, people and events from the world in your life, with similar energy. Be wise.
Our goal in life is not chasing things and desires, but rather making ourselves worthy of those and once done, they will find you.
Unless you open your hands and let go of what you already have, you cannot have more.
Irony of modern times: People would rather stay in dark than see the light.
No one can be truly “free”, without being free from the fear.
The more clearly you understand your own emotions and feelings, the more forgiving and loving you would become.
Successful person and failure have different attitude towards work. One does it out of “will” and the other out of “compulsion”.
It’s not important to live happily. What’s more important is to live honorably.
My life changed when I realized that I can control nothing but my own thoughts.
The one who is not happy with what he has, will never be happy which he wishes to have.
Success breeds complacency. Complacency leads to failure.
Silence, a big asset…… much, costs nothing.
Those who continue looking through the past, don’t do well in present. One cannot drive too far while looking in the rear view mirror.
It’s good to live well, even better to leave well, alone.
Speak good, if you must…….else stay shut.
You can get anything in your life, if you are willing to lose everything else you have, for it.
It is far too easy to be successful, than to stay there.
All we have to do, to attract this abundance in our lives, is to match the frequency, through our thoughts and actions.
There is abundance in the God’s universe, and scarcity in the man’s world.
People ultimately become like the role they play in life. Make sure that you play a worthwhile role.
Wealth is not the money you have, but rather the number of days you can live comfortably without worrying about money.
The line dividing the Success and Failure is called a DECISION.
For first 50 years of life, people lose everything to make money….and later, they spend all of it trying to get back what they have lost.
The lesser one has, more free one is.
Feed your passion, when you can. And it will feed you, when you can’t.
Every mass has a specific energy and every energy can take shape of a mass. You can change mass to change your energy level or vice versa.
Social isolation is people’s greatest fear and without it they will always remain as they are.
You cannot discover new paths while still traveling on the old ones.
Detachement with undesirable posessions, people or habits is a key to success.
Isolation is the smallest price one pays for being different…..and it’s worth it. can buy you bed, but not sleep. It can buy you treatment but not health. It can buy you friends, but not friendship.
Money is not the solution but rather cause of all problems.
Hard work does not kill, lack of work does.
Learn to listen to your heart. It never cheats.
One who live poor, die rich.
Ever wondered why people spend too much on “Brands”. They help adding weight to the personal ego of those who otherwise are weightless.
In life, you will never have it all, at the same time. So get the best of whatever you have and stop procrastinating of what you dont.
What’s said is often not heard. What’s heard is not often said.
Words have no meanings. Meanings are in people.
More you chase a thing in this world, the faster it runs away. The lesser you care of something, the more you will have it.
Live free means… from all negative emotions.
To a large extent, our sustenance is dependent on the choices we make and decisions we take in our life.
Its good to manage money, but never let it manage you.
Spend less, Invest more. An important secret of millionaires.
Whatever you have spent in this life was yours and what you leave behind when you die was never yours.
He is wealthy who is content with whatever he has.
“Brand-Crazy” people have lower self respect and wearing a expensive and big “brand” give it a boost.
Rich is the one who wants less, not the one who have more.
One of the greatest traits of successful people is their intrinsic motivation. Extrinsically motivated people don’t go too far.
What I have today will be someone else’s tomorrow…but what I am is…no one else can.
Competence and hardwork can earn you success….but it is the character that keeps you there.
We are a living magnet and attract in our lives, what we pay attention to. Be cautious in your choice.
DAD Principle is integral to success. Deliberate, Act, Deliberate.
Thinking is much easier than actions. Yet, people continue acting without thinking.
Count your wealth looking at what you have given, and not by what you have taken from this world.
Value of a person is not determined by the wealth he has or the title he wears but thru his competencies, reflected through his actions.
Anything that can be counted is finite and will come to an end. The money is and so are all the assets that we have……love, kindness, health, blessings, patience, tolerance, peace, are eternal and infinite.
Think twice before asking a favor. It destroys one’s self image.
What we give to LIFE is what LIFE gives back to us. Give what you want.
We are what we think all day. Think GREAT.
One of the greatest vices of this world is GREED……..and unfortunatley it grows with age.
Every breath takes us one step closer to death, then Why to celebrate Birthdays!
Say less, lose less, …..say more, lose more.
Man can have anything what he strives for…….but most of the things people strive for are not worth the price they pay.
Choose the life that you want to live, instead of adopting to the lives of people around.
Keep your thoughts pure. Remember evil attracts evil.
Keep on moving, but stay detached with results and see the magic.
People who live modest, die rich.
Be poor to self and rich to others.
Moderation is the best insurance against poverty.
People tend to overlook the defects of a personlaity covered with wealth or gentleness.
He who discloses his hardship and calamities is always humiliated. Never disclose these to none.
Poverty is the worst type of death. Fight it.
People run away from themselves. They are afraid of being alone.
The longest journey,I can ever remember is the journey to self discovery.
I was lost, so I decided to find myself.
If you are not lost yet, you may not find yourself.
Bigger the hardships, bigger could be the rewards…..provided we could sail through it.
There is no success without hardships.
For anything to happen, you must be passionate about it.
Man without passion is a fire without light.
Passion is a strong feeling or emotion for a belief, which is often irrational.
Behind every BIG achievement in the world, there was someone passionate about it.
Every single thing around us is created in a perfect balance. When we destroy the balance, we get in trouble.
Success is of those who can patiently persevere.
Do you have something that consumes you to the extent that you lose track of time. If not, find one and commit to it.
The difference betwen “Garden” and a “Jungle”……”Planned vs. Unplanned”. Don’t let you life become a jungle.
If you dont know, where you wana go, then doesn’t matter where you go.
People don’t get anywhere because they don’t know where they want to go.
Success breeds complacency, which is a first step towards dowfall. Don’t let it corrupt you.
More than 90 % of the people’s beliefs are adopted, not chosen. Start challenging your beliefs, and you will be taken up by a BIG shock.
Our life is result of our own conscious or unconscious choices. If it has to change, it is only WE who could do it.
The only way to strengthen a belief……..act on it, talk it, walk it…… it….
A critical question to answer at the beginning of The Road to Success: HOW WOULD I SERVE THE PEOPLE!
Without passion….that total crazy, irrational, irrestitable attachement with your dream, nothing happens.
Success is not difficult. The self discipline that is required to make it happen, is.
Never be afraid of trials and afflictions. Big rewards come after trials.
A wise man neither over-cries or be over-happy.
Patience and perseverance are the powers, which can remove any barriers.
Words without rock-solid belief are not powerful enough to influence……..and action is a prerequisite for developing rock-solid belief.
Evil attracts evil. Make sure that you live with pure and positive thoughts.
Find out what you love to the extent that you would do for nothing, and commit FULLY to it. The money will automatically follow.
Unless you discover a passion that consumes you fully, you can never become successful.
Real abundance is not having more, but wanting less.
Giving enhances self esteem……if can’t give, try forgiving.
Sometimes you gain more by saying “NO” than “YES”.
The main problem with majority of people is that they want to learn tricks of the game, before the game itself.
Man is like a machine. He wears out less from work and more from friction.
Chase your passion and the success will follow.
Only those are remembered, who forgot themselves.
Only those die rich, who live poor.
No matter how fast you ran, you would never reach anywhere, if you did not know where you were heading for.
In life you have three main tasks: learn from the past, live in the present and prepare for the future.
Deciding how to die is not a choice, but choosing how to live surely is.
Greed is a higher form of slavery.
He who is ruining oneself, does not need any more punishment……..and be forgiven.
People don’t die of hard work, they die of no or little work.
Three secrets for SUSTAINING Success: Character, Service attitude, and Faith.
Three secrets of BECOMING Success: Passion, Action, and Perseverance.
Forgiveness without forgetting is just a lip service.
Man can have anything that he strives for…………… anything…….but not everything.
You never fail until you admit your failure and stop trying. Never ever lose hope.
There are no permanent failures, only temporary setbacks.
If you understand that life is difficult, then it is no more difficult.
One who can control self, can control the world.
You cannot change the winds, but you can always adjust your sails.
Never let people, events and circumstances discourage you, focus on your response to those.
The power to create the quality of life lies within you not outside you.
Self trust is the secret of success. Trust yourself, your God-gifted abilities and powers.
We have no choice but to forgive people and do it quicker. Our negativity cannot hurt them, but is a slow poison for self.
Art of Persuasion: Believe in the message, practice it yourself, and then say it. It will automatically be powerful.
The only person you need to worry changing is YOU……and the good thing is that you don’t need anyone’s help with it. You are the CEO.
There are no permanent failures, only temporary setbacks.
We can change our behavior by changing our negative and disempowering thoughts with positive and empowering ones.
What you do, say, hear and watch all day long, becomes your living reality. Choose carefully.
Avoid pessimist and negative thinkers, you will catch their virus.
Empty your mind of all the negative thoughts. Negative thoughts can kill. Majority of cardiac patients are negative thinkers.
In case of fear, the moment you do something you are afraid of, the fear disappears. Both fear & worry seek a conscious effort on your part.
The only way to deal with a worry is by preparing yourself to handle it.
The only way to deal with a feeling of regret is to make a genuine commitment, not to repeat the action that caused it.
Whatever you have been thinking, listening, saying, etc. have become your beliefs (i.e. whatever you believe to be right or wrong).
Whatever you are today, it is because of your thoughts. You can never change your life without changing your thoughts.
You cannot have the cake and eat it too. Be willing to sacrifice for a better life here and hereafter.
Once you have taken the decision to change, never back off no matter what comes in the way. Put your trust in God.
Freedom without discipline is disastrous.
Before doing anything, keep the end in mind.
If nothing bad has happened to you so far, it does not mean that you are right.
You can be anything you want, if you are willing to pay the price……anything but not everything.
It is not what happens to you, but what you do about it, that determines the outcome of your life.
Throw the word impossible out of your dictionary. Never ever give up.
Problems and uncertainties keep the life going.
Throw the guilt about the past and stop worrying about the future, live in the present, before it becomes the past.
Know that you are a miracle yourself and are empowered to do miracles.
The best person to stay accountable to, is you. Learn to be self-accountable.
We are alone on this journey to life. We came on this planet, alone and would go back, alone.
Our choices are unlimited. Even in the worst of circumstances, we could make several choices. Remember to be free is to be free to choose.
Life is the result of our choices. Whatever you are today, it is because of your own earlier choices.
Our ability to think and make choices differentiates us from other creatures. We can choose good over bad, right over wrong.
Instead of worrying about things and events that you cannot control, start focusing on things and activities you can control.
Accept yourself in totality, with all the goods and evils, strengths and weaknesses, physique, traits, etc.
Stop blaming and complaining. Raise to the position when you have no one else to blame, but yourself.
The problem is that we sow different than what we expect to reap. You will reap what you sow.
We must understand that life is difficult, if we know and accept it, it is no longer difficult.
We can be anything but not everything.
The problem starts when we compare ourselves to others and want exactly the same type of success or the same way as someone else did.
Your life today is an outcome of your earlier choices known or unknown to you.
People invest 18 years at a minimum becoming professionals, but hardly anytime in becoming humans.
Life is 10 percent by NATURE, and 90 percent by NURTURE.
Do what you love and the money follows.
Life returns you a part of what you give to it. If you are not happy with what you have, change what you give to it.
The greatest journey I can remember is the journey to self discovery.
The more a tree is fruit laden, the more it bows.
An empty vessel make more noise.
What we spent was ours and what we leave behind is someone else’s.
Ultimately we will become like the people we meet. Be careful of whom you meet.
We attract and are attracted to people like us. Change yourself and you will change the crowd around you.
Every masterpiece is created in imagination, first. Never fear to dream…… Dream BIG.
It takes hard work to become successful but it is character that keeps one there.
Do the work you love and never work again.
If you don’t take charge of your life, someone else will.
The issue with majority of the people is that they learn tricks of the game, before even learning the game.
If we accept the truth that life is difficult, it is no more difficult.
We must understand that life is difficult, if we know and accept it, it is no longer difficult.
The problem is that we sow different than what we expect to reap. We will always reap what we sow.
Let’s stop blaming and complaining and raise ourselves to the position when we have no one else to blame, but ourselves.
Accept yourself in totality, with all the goods and evils, strengths and weaknesses, physique, traits, etc.
Accept the total responsibility of your choices and actions.
Instead of worrying about things and events that you cannot control, start focusing on things and activities you can control.
Life is the result of our choices. Whatever we are today, it is because of our own earlier choices.
The difference between success and failure: different choices. Make a wise choice.
Most of life’s troubles are the result of saying ‘Yes’ too Early and ‘No’ too Late…
Be all you ought to be!
Forgive and forget. A golden rule for a peaceful life.
The only purpose of our being is to serve the Lord by serving others. And to be able to do it, we will have to learn and change.
Listen to your heart and you will never be disappointed.
Watch out your thoughts. They can kill or cure.
All the greatest achievements require someone to think differently.
You are what you think, say, see, watch and do all day long.
When the sun rises, it rises for everyone, but how many will see it.
Know yourself before knowing others.
Deciding how to die is not a choice, but choosing how to live surely is.
Life is not how many years we live, but what we do in those years.
Life is too short, so live it to its fullest.
In life you have three main tasks, learn from past, live in present and prepare for future.
The longest journey I can ever remember is the journey to self-discovery.
The earlier you learn to take over the responsibility of your life, the earlier you can become successful.
Even if we are moving in the right direction, we will be run over if we just sit and wait.
No matter how fast you run, you will never reach, if you do not know where you are heading for.
If you don’t know where you want to go, then it does not matter which road you take.
Man is not capable of inventing, he was sent to discover.
God does not want us to change the world, He wants us to change ourselves.
In search of my mother’s life, I discovered mine.
To excel in life, do everything with passion, belief, and love.
He who has lost confidence, has nothing else to loose.
Chase your passion and the success follows.
Excellence does not happen by chance, we have to put our heart, mind and soul to make it happen.
Our expectations determine our outcomes.
Never restrict yourself to standards, just do the very best of you each and every time and expect miracles.
Let everything you do or produce be your masterpiece.
If we don’t make a turn on our life’s road at the right time, we are dead.
The main problem with most of the people is that they are too quick in learning the tricks of the game, without learning the game.
Man is like a machine. He wears out less from work and more from friction.
Those who live forever are those who never lived for themselves.