quote by Bruce Lee

Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless - like water.

— Bruce Lee

Most Powerful Hindrances quotations

A prayerless church member is a hindrance.

He is in the body like a rotting bone or a decayed tooth. Before long, since he does not contribute to the benefit of his brethren, he will become a danger and a sorrow to them. Neglect of private prayer is the locust which devours the strength of the church.

Music survives everything, and like God, it is always present.

It needs no help, and suffers no hindrance.

Difficulties and obstacles are God's challenges to faith.

When hindrances confront us in the path of duty, we are to recognize them as vessels for faith to fill with the fullness and all-sufficiency of Jesus.

Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.

Let woman then go on-not asking favors, but claiming as a right the removal of all hindrances to her elevation in the scale of being-let her receive encouragement for the proper cultivation of all her powers, so that she may enter profitably into the active business of life.

When our mind works freely without any hindrance, and is at liberty to 'come' or to 'go', we attain Samadhi of Prajna, or liberation. Such a state is called the function of 'thoughtlessness'. But to refrain from thinking of anything, so that all thoughts are suppressed, is to be Dharma-ridden, and this is an erroneous view.

Endeavoring to live the Christian life by your own efforts is the greatest single hindrance to walking in the Spirit.

Old age is a hindrance to creativity but cannot crush my youthful spirit.

The single most important hindrance to world evangelization right now is the lack of total involvement by the body of Christ.

Doctrines, scriptures, sutras, essays, are not to be regarded as systems to be followed. They merely contribute to understanding. They should be for us a source of stimulation, and nothing more... Adopted, rather than used as a stimulus, they are a hindrance.

By embracing your mother wound as your yoga, you transform what has been a hindrance in your life into a teacher of the heart.

Everything is sculpture. Any material, any idea without hindrance born into space, I consider sculpture.

Everyone gets knocked back, no one rises smoothly to the top without hindrance.

The ones who succeed are those who say, right, let’s give it another go.

Be like water making its way through cracks.

Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.

Don't imagine that, if you had a great deal of time, you would spend more of it in prayer. Get rid of that idea; it is no hindrance to prayer to spend your time well.

It is natural that we face obstacles in pursuit of our goals.

But if we remain passive, making no effort to solve the problems we meet, conflicts will arise and hindrances will grow. Transforming these obstacles into opportunities is a challenge to our human ingenuity.

The GREATEST HINDRANCES to the evangelization of the world are those within the Church.

If you pray for bread and bring no basket to carry it, you prove the doubting spirit, which may be the only hindrance to the boon you ask.

Why fear ye that the Lord Jesus Christ will not accept of you? Your sins will be no hindrance, your unworthiness no hindrance; if your own corrupt hearts do not keep you back, nothing will hinder Christ from receiving of you.

I'm moving and not moving at all. I'm like the moon underneath the waves that ever go on rolling and rocking. It is not, "I am doing this," but rather, an inner realization that "this is happening through me," or "it is doing this for me." The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action.

Good cheer is no hindrance to a good life.

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.

The Clergy is the greatest hindrance to faith.

The most complete human being is he or she who consciously or unconsciously obeys the profound physical laws of our being in such a way that the spirit receives as much help and as little hindrance from the body as possible.

A determined will, grounded on a clear order of rank of values, coupled with organic strength of outlook, will also one day - despite all hindrances - enforce its realisation in all domains.

The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action.

The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement.

I dislike frontiers, political or intellectual, and I find that ignoring them is an essential catalyst for creative thought. Ideas should flow without hindrance in their natural course.

The biggest hindrance to the missionary task is self.

Self that refuses to die. Self that refuses to sacrifice. Self that refuses to give. Self that refuses to go.

The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance.

Some people get attached to their practice.

They get good at it, but even becoming a good meditator can become a hindrance.

Religion in so far as it is a source of consolation is a hindrance to true faith ; and in this sense atheism is a purification. I have to be an atheist with that part of myself which is not made for God. Among those in whom the supernatural part of themselves has not been awakened, the atheists are right and the believers wrong.

Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.

The greatest hindrance to living is expectancy, which depends upon tomorrow and wastes today