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Dan Millman Quotes

You can change your life with a simple shift of attention. But to make that simple shift, you have to find your heart. Its the only way. Accept yourself, then transcend yourself.
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As poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore reminds us, "We cannot cross the sea merely by staring at the water." Simplicity has power. And living on purpose comes to this: Just do it. How much simpler can we get?

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Fear and sorrow inhibit action; anger generates it. When you learn to make proper use of your anger, you can change fear and sorrow to anger, then turn anger to action. That's the body's secret of internal alchemy.

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You have been immortal since before you were born and will be long after the body dissolves. The body is Consciousness; never born; never dies; only changes. The mind - your ego, personal beliefs, history, and identity - is all that ends at death.

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He was a thinker, but also a man of action.

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And so I awoke to reality, free of any meaning or any search. What could there possibly be to search for? All of Soc's words had come alive with my death. This was the paradox of it all, the humor of it all, and the great change. All searches, all achievements, all goals, were equally enjoyable, and equally unnecessary.

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Stay present. You'll always have time to worry later on if you want to.

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Carry your groceries, garden, and do other activities that keep you moving. You will add more years to your life and more life to your years.

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Refine your senses a little more each day; stretch them ... your awareness will pierce deeply into your body and into the world.

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Life is the only real teacher. It offers many experiences ... But the lessons of experience are hidden.

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There are no mistakes, only lessons.
If you don't learn the lesson the first time, they get harder.

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Action is stronger than subjectivity. No matter what you feel or think, you can still act.

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We are both burdened and blessed by the great responsibility of the will - the power of choice. Our future is determined, in large part, by the choices we make now. We cannot always control our circumstances, but we can and do choose our response to whatever arises. Reclaiming the power of choice, we find the courage to live fully in the world.

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Like this gas tank, you are overflowing with preconceptions, full of useless knowledge. You hold many facts and opinions, yet know little of yourself. Before you can learn, you'll have to first empty your tank.

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Autumn leaves shower like gold, like rainbows, as the winds of change begin to blow, signaling the later days of autumn.

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Nature and training (in any sport or art) can teach us all the spiritual laws I describe in another book, The Laws of Spirit. But now I'm happy to share these four purposes of life that lend meaning and direction to anyone's life, especially those in transition, going through changes.

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