The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.— Frank Lloyd Wright
Delicious Becoming Yourself quotations
You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes?
White people think when you love yourself you hate them.
No, when I love myself they become irrelevant to me.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment. Take off your clothes. Forget yourself. Make love. Self-destruction is the only way to peace.
We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.
To get really high is to forget yourself.
And to forget yourself is to see everything else. And to see everything else is to become an understanding molecule in evolution, a conscious tool of the universe.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be.
If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
The greatest discovery in life is self-discovery.
Until you find yourself you will always be someone else. Become yourself.
Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things.
When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.
Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself and become a new person.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
If you are not in the process of becoming the person you want to be, you are automatically engaged in becoming the person you don't want to be.
The more clearly you understand yourself and your emotions, the more you become a lover of what is.
Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. What you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing.
If you only think about yourself - how much money can I make, what can I buy, how nice is my house, what kind of fancy car do I have? - over the long term, I think, you get bored. I think your life becomes diminished. The way to live a full life is to think: What can I do for others?
Never try to compel others to change;
leave them free to change naturally and orderly because they want to; and they will want to when they find that your change was worthwhile. To inspire in others a desire to chance for the better is truly noble; but this you can do only by leaving them alone, and becoming more noble yourself.
There's no diploma in the world that declares you as an artist—it's not like becoming a doctor. You can declare yourself an artist and then figure out how to be an artist.
Do not sleep under a roof. Carry no money or food. Go alone to places frightening to the common brand of men. Become a criminal of purpose. Be put in jail, and extricate yourself by your own wisdom.
The more you look into and understand yourself, the less judgmental you become towards others.
For twenty years, my research has shown that the view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life. It can determine whether you become the person you want to be and whether you accomplish the things you value.
You must not be discouraged or let yourself become dejected if your actions have not succeeded as perfectly as you intended. What do you expect? We are made of clay and not every soil yields the fruits expected by the one who tills it. But let us always humble ourselves and acknowledge that we are nothing if we lack the Divine assistance.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself.
When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
You become what you do. How and what you become depends on environmental influence so you become who you hang around. Raise the standard your peers must meet and you'll raise your expectations of yourself. If your environment is not making you better, change it.
The more we search for ourselves, the less likely we are to find ourselves;
and the more we search for God, and to serve our fellow-men, the more profoundly will we become acquainted with ourselves, and the more inwardly assured. This is one of the great spiritual laws of life.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
To be who you are and become what you are capable of is the only goal worth living.
If we treat each other as if we are geniuses, poets and artists, we have a better chance of becoming that on stage.
Don't let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one.
You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
Your outer world is a reflection of your inner world.
You will never become who you want to be if you keep blaming everyone else for who you are now.
When you know that you are eternal you can play your true role in time.
When you know you are divine you can become completely human. When you know you are one with God you are free to become absolutely yourself.