Judo should be free as art and science from any external influences, political, national, racial, and financial or any other organized interest. And all things connected with it should be directed to its ultimate object, the benefit of Humanity.— Kano Jigoro
Irresistibly External Influences quotations
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Psychosynthesis is a method of psychological development and self realization for those who refuse to remain the slave of their own inner phantasms or of external influences, who refuse to submit passively to the play of psychological forces which is going on within them, and who are determined to become the master of their own lives.
He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions.
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe.
Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.
It was not really the external influences that made me a singer.
Music was within me. I was full of it.
The human being is a self-propelled automaton entirely under the control of external influences. Willful and predetermined though they appear, his actions are governed not from within, but from without. He is like a float tossed about by the waves of a turbulent sea.
Happiness mainly comes from out own attitude, rather than from external factors.
Nothing makes time pass or shortens the way like a thought that absorbs in itself all the faculties of the one who is thinking. External existence is then like a sleep of which this thought is the dream. Under its influence, time has no more measure, space has no more distance.
Every living being is an engine geared to the wheel-work of the universe.
External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge.
No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he, no falling snow was more intent upon its purpose, no pelting rain less open to entreaty.
Leadership is influence, nothing more and nothing less.
Bondage is - subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
Geology is the science which investigates the successive changes that have taken place in the organic and inorganic kingdoms of nature; it enquires into the causes of these changes, and the influence which they have exerted in modifying the surface and external structure of our planet.
Contractile movements arise, sometimes at the instigation of external stimuli but sometimes also in the absence of any apparent external influence.
You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.
The masks we wear are simply veils that we have chosen to hide behind in order to get our way, or to demonstrate how we are reacting to the powers and forces that seem to influence us from the external world. They are part of our self image, and in some cases the mask is nothing more than a protective device, a defense mechanism.
Be selective about your external influences.
Your multi-dimensional brain is influenced by everything you see, hear, read, smell, touch, feel or say.
And I also see how this body influences external images: it gives back movement to them.
A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.
Chicken masala is now Britain's true national dish, not only because it is the most popular, but because it is a perfect illustration of the way Britain absorbs and adapts external influences.
I see plainly how external images influence the image that I call my body: they transmit movement to it.
The interaction of genetic and external influences makes my behaviour unpredictable, but not undetermined. In the gap between those words lies freedom.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
The essential attribute of a new sense is, not the perception of external objects or influences which ordinarily do not act upon the senses, but that external causes should excite in it a new and peculiar kind of sensation different from all the sensations of our five senses.
That human behavior is more influenced by things outside of us than inside.
The 'situation' is the external environment. The inner environment is genes, moral history, religious training.
Just as man as a social being, cannot in the long run exist without a tie to the community, so the individual will never find the real justification for his existence, and his own spiritual and moral autonomy, anywhere except in an extramundane principle capable of relativizing the overpowering influence of external factors.
A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.
Through the influence of real art, aided by science, guided by religion.
.. peaceful co-operation of man is now obtained by external means - by law courts, police, charitable institutions, factory inspections... It should be obtained by man's free and joyous activity.
The dew seemed to sparkle more brightly on the green leaves the air to rustle among them with a sweeter music and the sky itself to look more blue and bright. Such is the influence which the condition of our own thoughts, exercise, even over the appearance of external objects.
When a person hasn't in him that which is higher and stronger than all external influences, it is enough for him to catch a good cold in order to lose his equilibrium and begin to see an owl in every bird, to hear a dog's bark in every sound.
Color is a power which directly influences the soul.
It follows from what we have just said, that the natural changes of monads come from an internal principle, since an external cause would be unable to influence their inner being.
Every person's true identity is beautiful, and much of the ugliness we observe in others was put inside of them by external influences.
Most minds are the slaves of external circumstances, and conform to any hand that undertakes to mould them.
You cannot buy influence - influence is the currency.
Bondage is... subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
We cannot observe external things without some degree of Thought;
nor can we reflect upon our Thoughts, without being influenced in the course of our reflection by the Things which we have observed.
I love a certain kind of acting style that I would call non-American, which tends to be more detail-oriented and less externalized. There's a kind of naturalism that I often find in non-American actors. I also find that quality in the American actors I work with, but I like to bring in those influences creatively.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing, it is the only means.
"Que No," Cafe's Tacvba latest single, has Sixties characteristics which we haven't done before, and "Matando" also has certain elements we hadn't come across. For me, it's difficult to say "it's this influence" or "it comes from there." Maybe it's easy for one to listen externally and identify influences.
The Stoics thought that a fundamental insight into human life is that some things are up to us and others are not, the famous dichotomy of control. Up to us are our judgments, decisions, and actions; everything else is not up to us, because it is influenced by external factors.
[Albert Camus] wasn't writing under the influence of the Nobel Prize.
That was an external thing for the artist in him.
Just as a satisfaction of instinct spells happiness for us, so severe suffering is caused us if the external world lets us starve, if it refuses to sate our needs. One may therefore hope to be freed from a part of one's sufferings by influencing the instinctual impulses.
It is easy to see that the ego is that part of the id which has been modified by the direct influence of the external world.