Quotes

S:0997 Quote: Gratitude

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” Cicero   Coaching Point: “ the parent of all others” sounds like pretty high leverage to me. Especially when you consider how little effort it takes to consciously choose to experience gratitude. …
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S:0986 Quote: Mastery

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover to your surprise that you have rendered something in its true character.” Camille Pissarro   Coaching Point: This is of course advice from an artist to other artists, but it extends …
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S:0972 Quote: Fear

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Every moment of fear erodes living in the moment.” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: What does ‘living in the moment’ mean to you? Joy, passion, beauty, and love are only experienced in the present moment, in the Now. Now is the only real time. …
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S:0970 Quote: Criticize

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” Voltaire   Coaching Point: When I first read this years ago I thought, “Oh, come now. That seems a bit over the top.” That may be because I was only …
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S:0968 Quote: Intuition

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Intuition is the supra-logic that cuts out all the routine processes of thought and leaps straight from the problem to the answer.” Robert Graves “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors …
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S:0962 Quote: You Never Really Know

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “(You) never really know. Never really know. Make your plan so carefully, but it burns out of control. (You) never really see. Though you never really see, something hiding in the shadows brings you screaming to your knees.” Richie Sambora …
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S:0960 Quote: Master

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Someone who calls herself a Master, isn’t. Someone whom others call a Master, possibly is.” “A student merely understands. A Master knows.” “A Master is someone who started before you did.” “Mastery takes time. Mastery takes insight. Insight happens without the passage of time. Thus…?” From …
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S:0951 Quote: Experience

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first. The lesson comes afterwards.” Martha King   Coaching Point: Until I saw her recent quote I had never thought about tests coming before lessons, but sometimes they do, don’t they? What is a test you’ve had …
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S:0939 Quote: Think

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Think for yourself. Otherwise you’ll have to believe what others tell you.” Anonymous   Coaching Point: Of course, if you don’t choose to think for yourself, then you’ll want to very carefully choose who you listen to! But really, where’s the freedom in being told what …
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S:0937 Quote: Essence

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Thirty spokes meet in the hub, but the empty space between them is the essence of the wheel. Pots are formed from clay, but the empty space within it is the essence of the pot. Walls with windows and doors form the house, but the empty …
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