Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win. Zhuge Liang
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength. Eckhart Tolle
I am an artist at living – my work of art is my life. D.T. Suzuki
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
Barbara De Angelis
There are no shortcuts because there is no end.
We take refuge in pride, because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves…Let us dream of evanescence, and linger in the beautiful foolishness of things. Okakura Kakuzo
If there is effort, there is always accomplishment. Kano Jigoro
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. Peter Ustinov
I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day. Peter Ustinov
There are no contests in the Art of Peace…Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment. Morihei Ueshiba