There is no real, lasting joy in proving that you’re better than
someone else. Yet there is endless joy and fulfillment in being the
best that you can be.
It will ultimately mean nothing that you’ve collected a large store of
trinkets and worldly possessions. Yet it can truly mean everything when
you have worked to create real value for yourself, your world, and
those around you.
There is nothing of any value that you will gain by deception. Yet
there is a whole universe of richness to be experienced when you seek
Each time you set out to cheat life, you will end up cheating yourself.
Yet whatever you freely and lovingly give, will be yours in
Success in life comes not from gaining any kind of secret or exclusive
advantage. Real success comes from openly and authentically being the
unique, immensely valuable person you are.
Reach into yourself and touch those things that truly matter. The best of life can be yours this very moment.
– Ralph Marston
Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.
– Martha Graham
Comparison and competition are meaningless to an awakened soul. The
only issue of importance is your connection to your inner spirit and
your willingness to live from it.
– Alan Cohen
The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, but in what direction we are moving.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes