She goes from one addiction to another. All are ways for her to not feel her feelings.— Ellen Burstyn
Authentic Another Way quotations
Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the problem.
There are many things that, if I have to relive, maybe I will do it another way.
But I would not like to look back and think what I have not been able to.
If you light a lantern for another, it will also brighten your own way
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
The university and in a general way, all teaching systems, which appear simply to disseminate knowledge, are made to maintain a certain social class in power; and to exclude the instruments of power of another social class.
Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
The hero’s journey always begins with the call.
One way or another, a guide must come to say, 'Look, you’re in Sleepy Land. Wake. Come on a trip. There is a whole aspect of your consciousness, your being, that’s not been touched. So you’re at home here? Well, there’s not enough of you there.' And so it starts.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.
When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
That which you give to another will become your own sustenance;
if you light a lamp for another, your own way will be lit.
What we experience is our own concept of things.
That is why no two people see quite the same world, and why, in many cases, different people see such different worlds. To put it another way, we make our own world by the way in which we think; for we really do live in a world of our own thoughts.
I rather be divisive than boring. The last thing I want to be is a bowl of sugar free vanilla pudding, it's not something you necessarily hate but it's not something you ask for. I'd rather be something people passionately care about one way or another than be kind of in the middle.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
The Way of the Warrior has been misunderstood.
It is not a means to kill and destroy others. Those who seek to compete and better one another are making a terrible mistake. To smash, injure, or destroy is the worst thing a human being can do. The real Way of a Warrior is to prevent such slaughter – it is the Art of Peace, the power of love.
We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us.
Whoever controls the volume of money in our country is absolute master of all industry and commerce...when you realize that the entire system is very easily controlled, one way or another, by a few powerful men at the top, you will not have to be told how periods of inflation and depression originate.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
One way or another, we all have to find what best fosters the flowering of our humanity in this contemporary life, and dedicate ourselves to that.
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
I remember in 1978 meeting two Ugandan captains in the hotel talking Russian.
They had been educated in Moscow and since they came from different Ugandan peoples, it was the only way they could understand one another.
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
Hang that question up in your houses, "What would Jesus do?" and then think of another, "How would Jesus do it?" for what he would do, and how he would do it, may always stand as the best guide to us.
Father, make of me a crisis man. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road; make me a fork, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
What's meant to be will always find its way. Always.
Another way to look at meditation is to view thinking itself as a waterfall, a cascading of thought. In cultivating mindfulness, we are going beyond or behind our thinking, much the way you might find a vantage point in a cave or depression in the rock behind a waterfall. We still see and hear the water, but we are out of the torrent.
No one is so rich that he does not need another's help;
no one so poor as not to be useful in some way to his fellow man; and the disposition to ask assistance from others with confidence and to grant it with kindness is part of our very nature.
If I could prescribe a single rule for looking at a work of art it would be to enjoy it. If we're honest with ourselves, we have to admit we enjoy our tears just as much as we enjoy our laughter. The only moments of life that are a bore are when we don't care one way or another.
Live the way you want to be remembered.
Once you compromise yourself in one way, you compromise yourself in another way.
And you've just opened the door to compromise, mediocrity, settling.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
We are not for everyone and everyone is not for us.
The question is, 'If we cannot be with another, can we at least not hurt them? Can we, at least, find a way to coexist?'
Don't waste your time looking back, you're not going that way.
Rome cut off the heads of Christians and they continued to reappear one way or another. Something similar happens with Marxists.
Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.
Indeed, the great Leonardo (da Vinci) remained like a child for the whole of his life in more than one way. It is said that all great men are bound to retain some infantile part. Even as an adult he continued to play, and this was another reason why he often appeared uncanny and incomprehensible to his contemporaries.
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?
A guy complains of a headache. Another guy says, Do what I do. I put my head on my wife's bosom, and the headache goes away. The next day, the man says, Did you do what I told you to? Yes, I sure did. By the way, you have a nice house!
I can think of no better way of redeeming this tragic world today than love and laughter. Too many of the young have forgotten how to laugh, and too many of the elders have forgotten how to love. Would not our lives be lightened if only we could all learn to laugh more easily at ourselves and to love one another?
To put it another way, Michael Jordan was a gym rat.
For ages this idea has been proclaimed in the consummately wise teachings of religion, probably not alone as a means of insuring peace and harmony among men, but as a deeply founded truth. The Buddhist expresses it in one way, the Christian in another, but both say the same: We are all one.