Quotes and thoughts about resistance to change
Feelings by themselves do not create problems. It is rather the tendency to interpret and analyze them. When out of habit you believe those interpretations, it is there that the suffering begins.
To seek perfection is to be a prisoner of your own judgement.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
You don't become great by trying to be great. You become great by wanting to do something and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could've, would've happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move on.
On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If you live a pure life, nothing can destroy you.
I don't believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait. I think good things come to those who want something so bad they can't sit still.
Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow or love. Chained by his certitude, he is a slave; he has forfeited his freedom. Only the person who risks is truly free.
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
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