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13 Mind Opening Alan Watts Quotes

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Alan Watts was a famous philosopher and speaker who loved teaching Eastern philosophy. He made Eastern philosophy comprehensible and thus managed to attract a huge following.

I managed to gather some of his mind-opening quotes that will give you a glimpse of his teachings.

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  1.  ‘If you say that getting the money is the most important thing, you will spend your life completely wasting your time. You will be doing things you don’t like doing.’
  2. ‘The only way to handle danger is to face it.’
  3. ‘The way to become one with the universe is to trust it.’
  4. ‘Better to have a short life that is full of what you like doing than a long life spent in a miserable way.’
  5. ‘The real you is not a puppet which life pushes around, the real deep down you, is the whole universe.’
  6. One of the most interesting transformation of being directly and honestly selfish, is that you stop deceiving people.’
  7. ‘To live I must have faith, I must trust myself to the totally unknown.’
  8. ‘The consequences of fake love are almost invariably destructive because they build up resentment on the part of the person who does the fake loving as well as on the part of those who are its recipients.’
  9. ‘You can only know God through an open mind.’
  10. ‘If you go off into the far, far forest and get quiet, you’ll come to understand that you are connected to everything.’
  11. ‘We are headed straight for death as if we have been condemned by a judge and yet here we are all clinging on to things.’
  12. ‘But you will cease to feel isolated when you recognize, for example, that you do not have a sensation of the sky; you are that sensation.’
  13. ‘This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize its play.’

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29 Most Enlightening Sadhguru Quotes

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Sadhguru or Jaggi Vasudev, is an enlightening Indian spiritual mystic who primarily teaches about the importance of building one’s inner life. He’s a good teacher and a successful author.

I have gained amazing spiritual insights from his talks, books, and blog. You must thus read his works if you are hungry for spiritual growth.

9 months ago, I shared with you some of Sadhguru’s insightful quotes which you liked. Today, I’ll share with you 29 of his most enlightening quotes.

Enjoy:

  1. ‘What comes our way is not in our hands but what we make out of it is 100% in our hands.’
  2. ‘What people are generally calling destiny is essentially what they end up creating unconsciously.’
  3. ‘If a human being stays focused on something, inevitably it will yield. How can it not yield? The universe will yield to you if you are focused.’
  4. ‘There is nothing to gain or lose in this life. You came with nothing, whatever the hell is happening you are on the profit side.’
  5. ‘It’s best if you are a failure in life cause that means your vision is large.’
  6. ‘Being human means that we can craft our life the way we want.’
  7. ‘Only where there is no clarity one seeks confidence, where there is clarity you don’t need confidence.’
  8. ‘If you know how to deal with what’s happening now, you know how to deal with your entire life.’
  9. ‘If anyway you shine, sometimes you may be seen by people, sometimes you may not be seen by people. The important thing is you are shining within yourself, and that’s all that matters.’
  10. ‘Do whatever the hell you want in your life, but you must be intensely focused on something.’
  11. ‘If you take charge of your mind, your thought and emotion, 50 -60% of your life and destiny will happen the way you want. If you take charge of your life energies, 100% of your life and destiny will happen the way you want.’
  12. ‘In your life, if you don’t do what you cannot do, that’s not an issue. But if you don’t do what you can do you are a disaster.’
  13. ‘It’s not about being positive or negative. The important thing is that you just focus on enhancing this life.’
  14. ‘If everything is going wrong with your life, and you are still wonderful, we can say you are enlightened.’
  15. ‘When we come to life there is no such thing as my life and your life. This is a living cosmos.’
  16. ‘Do whatever you want to do, but do it well, that’s all that matters.’
  17. ‘I constantly remind people that there is one enemy in your life and that’s you. If you fix this one person, everything is fine with you.’
  18. ‘If your joy is determined by something or somebody around you, the chances of you being joyful in your life are small.’
  19. ‘If you do things only with your logic, everything becomes quite miserable because you will have to go through logical steps for everything.’
  20. ‘You are a ghost with a body.’
  21. ‘If you keep walking, you will inevitably get somewhere.’
  22. ‘If you are pursuing enlightenment, choose any one thing, either joy, blissfulness, love, anger, or hatred. Be loyal to one thing every moment of your life, and you’ll become enlightened.’
  23. ‘Whenever something hurts you, there are two options, you can either become wounded, or you can become wise.’
  24. ‘Goal-oriented means we are interested in the consequence and not the process. If you are not interested in the process, you should not be an artist. The process is an end in itself.’
  25. ‘However young and healthy you are, you gonna die one day.’
  26. ‘Desire is just an intention. An intention won’t make things happen. An intention will only set direction. You have to make the journey.’
  27. ‘Don’t ever think of a goal. What should I become, how should I be, what should I create. Don’t worry about these things. If you are devoted to the process something will come up. Something more beautiful than you imagined will happen because you are devoted to the process.’
  28. ‘Don’t think of art as a way to earn a living. Living will happen.’
  29. ‘The more things hurt you early on in your life, the wiser you should have become. But unfortunately, most people become wounded.’

Hope you enjoyed Sadhguru’s quotes. You are free to note down more of his enlightening quotes in the comment box below.

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Top 17 Motivating Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock’ Quotes (Net worth – $220 million)

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Dwayne Johnson, a.k.a ‘The Rock’ is a well-known American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler. He claims he’s a hard worker, and his $220 million net worth proves so. I admire Dwayne Johnson because he has succeeded in both professional wrestling and acting.  

Here are some of his motivating words of wisdom.

  1.  ‘Hold on to that fundamental quality of faith. Have faith that on the other side of your pain is something good.’
  2. ‘We don’t have to know how we gonna get there, just know that we gonna get there. And when we do get there. We gonna keep going and we not gonna stop.’
  3. ‘There’s no substitute for hard work.’
  4. ‘I had to put my faith in God, continue to work hard and hope good things will happen.’
  5. ‘The most important thing is believing in yourself, and embracing who you were born to be.’
  6. ‘When your back is against the wall, the only way out is to put the work in.’
  7. ‘Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals.’
  8. ‘Failing has become critical in my growth.’
  9. ‘With depression, the most important thing you could realize is that you’re not alone, and you’re not the first to go through it.’
  10. ‘There’s nothing you can’t accomplish.’
  11. ‘I knew I wanted to be something and it was important to me to be something.’
  12. ‘You are gonna get your ass kicked, we’re gonna get the shit kicked out of us, you gotta get up, you gotta have faith that the one thing you wanted to happen oftentimes is the best thing that never happened.’
  13. ‘Be you, be yourself, whether it’s in entertainment, whether it’s out in public, whether you are a celebrity or not, whatever, the most powerful thing is to be yourself.’
  14. ‘All successes begin with self-discipline. It starts with you.’
  15. ‘I believe we can accomplish anything with our two hands.’
  16. ‘The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work.’
  17. ‘At the end of the day, regardless of what your dreams are, regardless of what we do now, what we wanna do in the future, whatever it is you wanna do, it will always come down to working your ass off and putting in the work.’

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