Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself.— Paramahansa Yogananda
Impressive Autobiographies quotations
Having lots of money while not having inner peace is like dying of thirst while bathing in the ocean.
Forget the past, for it is gone from your domain! forget the future, for it is beyond your reach! control the present! Live supremely well now! This is the way of the wise.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Since you alone are responsible for your thoughts, only you can change them.
But instinct is something which transcends knowledge.
We have, undoubtedly, certain finer fibers that enable us to perceive truths when logical deduction, or any other willful effort of the brain, is futile.
I don’t feel pressure. I don’t give a toss about it. I spent the afternoon of Sunday, July 9, 2006 in Berlin sleeping and playing the PlayStation. In the evening, I went out and won the World Cup.
[Autobiographies] are all the same - it's always rags-to-riches or I-slept-with-so-and-so. Damned if I'm going to say that.
Somebody talked me into writing an autobiography about six or seven years ago.
And I said I'd try. We talked into a tape recorder, and after a couple of months, I said, To hell with it. I was so depressed. It was like saying, 'This is the end.' I was more interested in what the hell was coming the next day or the next week.
Reminiscences, even extensive ones, do not always amount to an autobiography.
For autobiography has to do with time, with sequence and what makes up the continuous flow of life. Here, I am talking of a space, of moments and discontinuities. For even if months and years appear here, it is in the form they have at the moment of commemoration.
I am credited with being one of the hardest workers and perhaps I am, if thought is the equivalent of labour, for I have devoted to it almost all of my waking hours. But if work is interpreted to be a definite performance in a specified time according to a rigid rule, then I may be the worst of idlers.
Clothes as text, clothes as narration, clothes as a story.
Clothes as the story of our lives. And if you were to gather all the clothes you have ever owned in all your life, each baby shoe and winter coat and wedding dress, you would have your autobiography.
You do not have to struggle to reach God, but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you
So long as we believe in our heart of hearts that our capacity is limited and we grow anxious and unhappy, we are lacking in faith. One who truly trusts in God has no right to be anxious about anything.
History is the autobiography of a madman.
Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.
Read a little. Meditate more. Think of God all the time.
Every tomorrow is determined by every today.
You must not let your life run in the ordinary way;
do something that nobody else has done, something that will dazzle the world. Show that God's creative principle works in you.
Before embarking on important undertakings sit quietly calm your senses and thoughts and meditate deeply. You will then be guided by the great creative power of Spirit.
If you permit your thoughts to dwell on evil you yourself will become ugly.
Look only for the good in everything so you absorb the quality of beauty.
Autobiography is a wound where the blood of history does not dry.
If you want to tell the untold stories, if you want to give voice to the voiceless, you've got to find a language. Which goes for film as well as prose, for documentary as well as autobiography. Use the wrong language, and you're dumb and blind.
I got Robbie's mobile number and rang him.
It went to his voicemail: 'Hi, it's Robbie - whazzup!' Like the Budweiser ad. I never called him back. I thought: 'I can't be f****** signing that'.
A new idea must not be judged by its immediate results.
Self-realization is the knowing in all parts of body, mind, and soul that you are now in possession of the kingdom of God; that you do not have to pray that it come to you; that God’s omnipresence is your omnipresence; and that all that you need to do is improve your knowing.
Making others happy, through kindness of speech and sincerity of right advice, is a sign of true greatness. To hurt another soul by sarcastic words, looks, or suggestions, is despicable.
To work with God's happiness bubbling in the soul is to carry a portable paradise within you wherever you go.
The wave is the same as the ocean, though it is not the whole ocean.
So each wave of creation is a part of the eternal Ocean of Spirit. The Ocean can exist without the waves, but the waves cannot exist without the Ocean.
When natural inclination develops into a passionate desire, one advances towards his goal in seven-league boots.
I have been commissioned to write an autobiography and I would be grateful to any of your readers who could tell me what I was doing between 1960 and 1974.
I have no plans to write an autobiography, I will leave that to others.
I'm sure they will turn me into a homosexual or a Nazi spy or something else.
According to Colonel Ely Garrison, in his autobiography and according to the United States Naval Secret Service Report on Paul Warburg, the Russian Revolution had been financed by the Rothschilds and Warburgs, with a member of the Warburg family carrying the actual funds used by Lenin and Trotsky in Stockholm in 1918.
The course of life is unpredictable no one can write his autobiography in advance.