Not that necessity is the mother of invention. Invention is the mother of necessity. So, who is the mother of invention? Aspiration is the mother of invention.
We think that something is missing in ourselves. But the truth is, it is not that we are lacking something, but that we have forgotten the world we live in.
Many words go with self—self-awareness, self-improvement, self-cultivation, etc. Cultivate yourself by internalizing words through inner speech.
The purpose of life is happiness. Is it true? Emerson says the purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, and to be compassionate.
What good does mindfulness practice do? To get in touch with yourself. Empty your full mind. You become aware of your own barriers when you sit calmly.
Do it right. But something holds you back. You’re not alone. Have an action method. If you do one thing, you can do it over. If not, you never can. Voice it.
“Be yourself,” people might advise you. But how can you be yourself if you don’t know yourself well? Instead, you just have to become yourself from now on.
We are the eyes and ears of the earth, and we can think as if we were the earth. We live between ourselves and the air. Interaction is the soul.
We see the world piece by piece, as the sun, the moon, the animal, the tree; but the whole, of which these are the shining parts, is the soul.
Less of something is more of something. Less is more. Also, more of something means less of something. More is less. Less ego, more chances, more connections.