Healing Words of Wisdom

Strength/Self Mastery

“Self-discipline of the mind begins with mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do.”

“If it excites you and scares you at the same time, it probably means you should do it.”

“Some steps need to be taken alone. It’s the only way to figure out where you need to go and who you need to be.”

“Stand for what is right. Even if it means standing alone.”

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything”

“Help others, even when you know they can’t help you back.”

“Don’t you dare shrink yourself for someone else’s comfort. Do not become small for people who refuse to grow.”

“Growth is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.”

“You were born to change the world, not just add to the noise.”

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”


“To the other Guy, you are the other Guy”

“I’m not interested in competing with anyone, I hope we all make it.”

“Until we have seen someone’s darkness we don’t really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone’s darkness, we don’t really know what love is.”

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another.”

“Forgiveness is not about keeping score. Forgiveness is about losing count.”

“Taking care of yourself is an essential part of taking care of others. The healthier the tree, the better the fruit it can offer.”


“The secret to living longer: eat half, walk double, laugh triple, and love without measure.”

“Do not live the same year 90 times and call it life.”

“Seeking validation will keep you trapped. You don’t need anyone or anything to approve of your worth.”

“We are told ‘no’, we’re unimportant, we’re peripheral. ‘Get a degree, get a job, get a this, get a that.’ And then you’re a player, you don’t want to even play en that game. You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.”

“I am, because we are.”

“He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.”

“Before you heal someone, ask him if he’s willing to give up the things that made him sick.”

“Fear does not prevent death, It prevents life.”

“The greatest gift in the world is the ability to help others see past the illusion and recognize the divinity within.”

“We were all humans until: race disconnected us, religion separated us, politics divided us, and wealth classified us.”

“You don’t have to be what other people want you to be.”

“Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want to have their illusions destroyed.”

“I’m not afraid of death because I don’t believe in it. It’s just getting out of one car, and into another.”

“Beautiful has nothing to do with looks. It has everything to do with how you are as a person and how you make others feel about themselves.”

“Empathy is simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that increasingly healing message ‘You’re Not Alone.'”

“The idea that some lives matter less is the root cause of all that is wrong with the world.”

“Your purpose is not what you do to bring home a paycheck. Your purpose is what you were put on earth to do with such an intensity and passion that it becomes a spiritual calling.”

“You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in.”

“Nobody is superior, nobody is inferior, But nobody is equal either. People are simply unique, incomparable. You are You, and I am I.”

“Explain your anger, don’t express it, & and you will immediately open the door to solutions instead of arguments.”

“Your mental health is more important than your career, money, other people’s opinions, that event you said you would attend, your partners mood, and your families wishes combined. Take care of yourself, you cannot pour from an empty cup.”

“Everyone appreciates your honesty, until you’re honest with them, then you’re and asshole.”

“The greatest fear in the world is the opinion of others, and the moment you are unafraid of the crowd, you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom.”

“I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.”

“The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask is a fool for life.”

“Anybody who tells you that he has some way of leading you to spiritual enlightenment is like somebody who picks your pocket and sells you your own watch.”

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.”

“Be a reflection of what you’d like to receive. If you want love, give love. If you want truth, be truthful. If you want respect, give respect. What you give out will return to you.”

“Quit letting who you were, talk you out of who you’re becoming.”

“A man who lies to himself, and believes his own lies becomes unable to recognize truth, either in himself or in anyone else, and he ends up losing respect for himself and for others. When he has no respect for anyone, he can no longer love, and, in order to divert himself, having no love in him, he yields to his impulses, indulges in the lowest forms of pleasure, and behaves in the end like an animal. And it all comes from lying – lying to to others and to yourself.”

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.”

“Stay away from negative people, they have a problem for every solution.”

“Just because my path is different doesn’t mean that I am lost.”

“For it is only when we see that our personal desires are perfectly aligned with the destiny of humanity as a whole that we will give ourselves full permission to enjoy the most exquisite experiences life has to offer.”

“authenticity: what happens when your love of truth becomes more important to you than what others think of you.”

“If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.”

“I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question.”

“When your education limits your imagination it’s called indoctrination.”

“It’s easy to judge. It’s more difficult to understand. Understanding requires compassion, patience, and a willingness to believe that good hearts sometimes choose poor methods. Through judging, we separate. Through understanding, we grow.”

“The planet does not need more ‘successful people.’ The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kind.”

“No amount of security is worth the suffering of a mediocre life chained to a routine that has killed your dreams.”

“I don’t think I’m smarter than anyone, I just see things that others don’t see. I’m not here to judge, I’m here to point out things you may or may not understand and make you think!”

“The highest form of knowledge is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than self kind of understanding.”

“When life is good, say thank you and enjoy it. When life is hard, say thank you and grow from it.”


“Do not focus on the things you cannot control, instead focus on the things you can.”

“When we accept that we are nature, we will know how to care for this Earth.”

“The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think.”

“The greatest gift you can give humanity is your own self-transformation.”

“Ego is simply an idea of who you are that you carry around with you.”

“Perception is the world, and the world is perception.”

“Life is the most difficult exam…because people fail when they try to copy other people, not realizing that everyone has a different question.”

“Our minds are so powerful. We can invent, create, destroy, or experience through thoughts alone. Be wise.”

“Recognize that ‘unlearning’ is the highest form of learning.”

“You’re a spiritual being within a human form, and sometimes you simply desire to connect with a soul who feels like home.”

“The Soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.”

“You’re not supposed to win or lose arguments. You’re supposed to reach a mutual understanding and agreement. Otherwise, you both lose.”

“There is nothing in this world that can trouble you as much as your own thoughts, overthinking is a misuse of your imagination. It will create problems that weren’t even there.”

“The world is not good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

“The greatest power you carry with you in this world is the choice of where awareness goes.”

“The Ego in our Heads is the real burden we carry.”

“There is no chemical solution to a spiritual problem.”

“When things change inside you, things change around you.”

“Talk with people who make you see the world differently, be teachable.”

“It just occurred to me that most people are afraid of healing because their entire identity is centered around the trauma they’ve experienced. They have no idea who they are outside of trauma & that unknown can be terrifying.”

“You must realize the prison of your mind before you can escape it.”

“So much of our happiness depends on how we chose to look at the world.”

“Life is about evolving. Don’t stay in a situation that is not helping you grow mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.”

“There are two wolves and they are always fighting. One is darkness and despair, the other light and hope. Which one wins? The one you feed.”

Try not to confuse attachment with love. Attachment is about fear and dependency, and has more to do with love of self than love of another. Love without attachment is the purest love because it isn’t about what others can give you because you’re empty. It is about what you can give others because you’re already full.”

“If you don’t like something, just take away its only power: your attention.”

“What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it is supposed to be.”

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.”

“Don’t take things personally. What other people say about you is their reality, not yours.”

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.”

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”

“Circumstances don’t make the man, they only reveal him to himself.”

“Open-minded people do not impose their beliefs on others. They just accept all of life’s perspectives and realities, doing their own thing in peace without judging anyone.”

“Changing is never painful. Only resistance to change is painful.”

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”

“Finding your passion isn’t just about careers and money. It’s about finding your authentic self. The one you’ve buried beneath other people’s needs.”

“Change occurs when you are sick and tired of your own bullshit.”

“Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.”

“Some people will only love you if you fit into their box. Don’t be afraid to disappoint.”

“Happiness depends on your attitude, not on what you have.”

“Rebellion is not what most people think it is. Rebellion is when you turn off the TV and start educating yourself and thinking for yourself.”

“People think you’re crazy if you talk about things they don’t understand.”

“The world is not a problem to be solved, it is a living being to which we belong. It is part of our own self and we are a part of its suffering wholeness. Until we go to the root of our image of separateness, there can be no healing. And the deepest part of our separateness from creation lies in our forgetfulness of its sacred nature, which is also our own sacred nature.”

“If you observe deep enough everything is your teacher.”


“When you can’t control what’s happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what’s happening. That is where your power is.”

“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.”

“Everything is temporary. Emotions, thoughts, people, and scenery. Do not become attached, just flow with it.”

“Be open to learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

“The past can’t be changed, forgotten, edited or erased. It can only be accepted.”

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