Creativity follows mastery, so mastery of skills is the first priority for young talent.— Benjamin Bloom
Sensitive Self Mastery quotations
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
We are what we believe we are.
True genius, in strategy or anywhere, lies in self-control, self-mastery, presence of mind, fluidity of thought.
Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.
Real success is success with self. It's not in having things, but in having mastery, having victory over self.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
All know the way, but few actually walk it.
It is only shallow people who require years to get rid of an emotion.
A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center. So does a person.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.
You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself.
..the height of a man's success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. ...And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.
Lucid dreaming has considerable potential for promoting personal growth and self-development, enhancing self-confidence, improving mental and physical health, facilitating creative problem solving and helping you to progress on the path to self-mastery.
Courage, hard work, self-mastery, and intelligent effort are all essential to successful life.
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal.
Many people dedicate their lives to actualizing a concept of what they should be like, rather than actualizing themselves. This difference between self-actualization and self-image actualization is very important. Most people live only for their image
It is only perfection in the foundations that can lead to mastery of the whole...'Talent is Work'
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
The most important attribute of man as a moral being is the faculty of self-control.
Hitler frequently demonstrated diffidence and unease in dealings with individuals which contrasted diametrically with his self-confident mastery in exploiting the emotions of his listeners in the theatrical setting of a major speech.
Never stop working on your statue until the divine glory of virtue shines out on you, until you see self-mastery enthroned upon its holy seat.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
Learning to deal with setbacks, and maintaining the persistence and optimism necessary for childhood's long road to mastery are the real foundations of lasting self-esteem.
You can never conquer the mountain. You can only conquer yourself.
The greatest wisdom is seeing through appearances.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
The greatest meditation is a mind that lets go.
There are no mistakes in life, only lessons.
There is no such thing as a negative experience, only opportunities to grow, learn and advance along the road of self-mastery. From struggle comes strength. Even pain can be a wonderful teacher.
The most intelligent men, like the strongest, find their happiness where others would find only disaster: in the labyrinth, in being hard with themselves and with others, in effort; their delight is self-mastery; in them asceticism becomes second nature, a necessity, as instinct.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
The greatest effort is not concerned with results.
Self-mastery and self-discipline are the foundation of good relationships with others.
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most.
Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline.
Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.
The mastery of the true self, and the refusal to permit others to dominate us, is the ultimate in living and self-expression in athletics.
A pivotal spiritual attribute is that of self-mastery-th e strength to place reason over appetite. Self-mastery builds a strong conscience. And your conscience determines your moral responses in difficult, tempting, and trying situations.
He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.
Everything you need, you courage, strength, compassion and love; everything you need is already within you.
Suffering can make saints of people as they learn patience, long-suffering and self-mastery.
Those who will not govern themselves are condemned to find masters to govern over them.
Socrates demonstrated long ago, that the truly free individual is free only to the extent of his own self-mastery.
Self-mastery is a challenge for every individual.
Only we can control our appetites and passions. Self-mastery cannot be bought by money or fame. It is the ultimate test of our character. It requires climbing out of the deep valleys of our lives and scaling our own Mount Everests.
A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure.