We decide which is right and which is an illusion.

Archive for August, 2012

The Easiest Person To Fool

‘The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.’

Richard Feynman
American Theoretical Physicist


The Goal Of Mankind Is Knowledge

‘The goal of mankind is knowledge. Now this knowledge is inherent in man. No knowledge comes from outside–it is all inside. What we say a man ‘knows’ should in strict psychological language be what he discovers or unveils and what man ‘learns’ is really what he discovers by taking the cover off his own soul which is a mine of infinite knowledge.’

Swami Vivekananda
Indian Hindu Monk


The First and Best Victory

‘The first and best victory is to conquer self.’

Plato
Greek Philosopher


What Can I Do–Who Can I Be

What can I do?’

‘I get asked that a lot. But the solution begins with a deeper transformation that must occur in each of us.  I AM isn’t as much about what you can do as who you can be and from that transformation of being, action will naturally follow.’

Tom Shadyac
American Producer and Director of the documentary I AM


The Privilege Of Owning Yourself

‘The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owing yourself.’

Friedrich Nietzsche
German Philosopher, Poet,Composer


If We Want To Be Happy

‘We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion if we want to be happy.’

Cyril Connolly
English Intellectual, Literary Critic and Writer


The Secrets Of The Universe

‘Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you. The secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.’

Dan Millman
Author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior