quote by Marcus Aurelius

The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.

— Marcus Aurelius

Most Powerful Impediments quotations

Childhood is a complex dialectical process characterized by periodicity, unevenness in the development of different functions, metamorphosis or qualitative transformation of one form into another, intertwining of external and internal factors, and adaptive processes which overcome impediments that the child encounters.

The greatest impediments to changes in our traditional roles seem to lie not in the visible world of conscious intent, but in the murky realm of the unconscious mind.

The greatest impediments to changes in our traditional roles seem to lie not in the visible world of conscious intent, but in the murky realm of the unconscious mind.

There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.

Nothing worthwhile was ever accomplished without the will to start, the enthusiasm to continue and, regardless of temporary obstacles, the persistence to complete

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.

Thoughts are impediments to seeing your deepest nature.

Don't give rise to any thought, and discover who you are. That ocean of eternal peace is you. What is the difficulty that we suffer from? It is that we seek peace elsewhere and do not experience that we are peace incarnate itself.

The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.

The single greatest impediment to error prevention in the medical industry is that we punish people for making mistakes.

I always wanted to be an actor, but with a speech impediment it's kind of tough.

I decided to roll the dice and take an acting class, which was very, very nerve-wracking... my stomach would just be in knots.

Who is journeying for freedom? The one who is already free.

Thoughts are impediments to seeing your own face. Don't give rise to any thought, and discover who you are.

Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.

I was a fat little kid with a speech impediment. I used to get beat up, not just picked on.

Men and women yearners must realize their unity even while in the flesh;

not by communion of the flesh, but by the Will to Freedom from the flesh and all the impediments it places in their way to perfect Unity and Holy Understanding

No treaty is ever an impediment to a cheat.

A manager's most important work is helping the people doing the work.

Give them a goal and let them work. Remove any impediments that get in their way. Do anything that make them more effective or productive. Then the organization can capitalize on the fruits of their work.

Religion can be one of the greatest impediments to finding God.

Being a housewife, makes women sick.It may therefore be that married women say they are happy because they are sick.To be happy in a relationship which imposes so many impediments on her, as traditional marriage does, women must be slightly mentally ill

No matter how bad things are, they can always be worse.

So what if my stroke left me with a speech impediment? Moses had one, and he did all right.

Attachment to views is the greatest impediment to the spiritual path.

Conscription is an impediment to achieving the forces Australia needs.

It is an alibi for failing to give proper conditions to regular soldiers. We will abolish conscription forthwith. By abolishing it, Australia will achieve a better army, a better-paid army - and a better, united society.

There are no impediments now to corporations.

None. And what they want is for us to give up. They want us to become passive. They want us to become tacitly complicit in our own destruction.

Misunderstanding of probability may be the greatest of all impediments to scientific literacy.

Let me not to the marriage of true minds

When we are in the grasp of illusion - or, for that matter, whenever we have a new idea - instead of searching for ways to prove our ideas wrong, we usually attempt to prove them correct. Psychologists call this the confirmation bias, and it presents a major impediment of our ability to break free from the misinterpretation of randomness.

He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune.

People who worry about looking good typically hide what they don't know and hide their weaknesses, so they never learn how to properly deal with them and these weaknesses remain impediments in the future.

All experiences of life seems to prove that the impediments thrown in the way of the human advancement may for the most part be overcome by steady good conduct, honest zeal, activity, perseverance and above all, by a determined resolution to surmount.

I have not heard almost anybody suggest that raising the minimum wage to the level we have in Vermont has been an impediment to our economy which is doing reasonably well ... If somebody is going to work that person has got to receive at least a wage that they can go out and live with dignity on. That's an extremely important point.

The great wisdom traditions of the world all recognize that the main impediment to living a life of meaning is being self-absorbed.

Timidity is a disease of the mind, obstinate and fatal;

for a man once persuaded that any impediment is insuperable has given it, with respect to himself, that strength and weight which it had not before.

It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused their monopoly of legal knowledge and at all events their exclusive possession of the law was a formidable impediment to the success of those popular movements which began to be universal in the western world.

We rigidify our self-image to portray a certain identity to the world, which is one of the key impediments to authenticity.

A genuine passion is like a mountain stream;

it admits of no impediment; it cannot go backward; it must go forward.