Dan Millman Quotes

You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.

Remember that life develops what it demands – the toughest path creates the
strongest warrior. Pray not for a lighter load, but for stronger

You are rich if you have enough money to satisfy all your desires. So there are two ways to be rich: you earn, inherit, borrow, beg, or steal enough money to meet all your desires; or you cultivate a simple lifestyle of few desires; that way you always have enough money.

Life has three rules: Paradox, Humor, and Change. – Paradox: Life is a mystery; don’t waste your time trying to figure it out. – Humor: Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure – Change: Know that nothing ever stays the same.

Every positive change – every jump to a higher level of energy and awareness – involves a rite of passage. Each time to ascend to a higher rung on the ladder of personal evolution, we must go through a period of discomfort, of initiation. I have never found an exception.

If you want peace of mind I suggest you resign as general manager of the universe.

While some of us act without thinking, too many of us think without acting.

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

Life comes at us in waves. We can’t predict or control those waves, but we can learn to surf

Life is not suffering; it’s just that you will suffer it, rather than enjoy it, until you let go of your mind’s attachments and just go for the ride freely, no matter what happens.

Bad people don’t go to hell, they are already there.

Choice means giving up something you want for something else you want more.

The hours of your life are the most valuable currency you will ever have. How will you spend them?

Where are you? Here
What time is it? Now
What are you? This moment.

Wake up! If you knew for certain you had a terminal illness–if you had little time left to live–you would waste precious little of it! Well, I’m telling you…you do have a terminal illness: It’s called birth. You don’t have more than a few years left. No one does! So be happy now, without reason–or you will never be at all.

You get no more and no less than what you believe you deserve.

The secret of change consists in concentrating one’s energy to create the new, and not to fight against the old.

The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.

Faith means living with uncertainty – feeling your way through life, letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.

The universe does not judge us; it only provides consequences and lessons and opportunities to balance and learn through the law of cause and effect. Compassion is the recognition that we are each doing the best we can within the limits of our current beliefs and capacities.

Moderation? It’s mediocrity, fear, and confusion in disguise. It’s the devil’s dilemma. It’s neither doing nor not doing. It’s the wobbling compromise that makes no one happy. Moderation is for the bland, the apologetic, for the fence-sitters of the world afraid to take a stand. It’s for those afraid to laugh or cry, for those afraid to live or die. Moderation…is lukewarm tea, the devil’s own brew.

Coming to appreciate your worth can, in some cases, dramatically improve your circumstances by changing the choices you make and the actions you take. And as you begin to treat yourself with more respect, other people begin to do the same, since we subconsciously “train” others how to treat us through messages we send through body language, tone of voice, and other subtle cues and behaviors. Discovering your innate worth and living from that place allows you to make more constructive choices-to choose the higher roads of life

There is no path to Happiness. Happiness is the path. There is no path to Love. Love is the path. There is no path to Peace. Peace is the path.

Everything you need to know is within you. Listen. Feel. Trust the body’s wisdom.

Live in the Moment”, “Empty Your Mind of the Trash” Wisdom is the Use of Knowledge