Perfect health, sincerity, honesty, straightforwardness, courage, disinterestedness, unselfishness, patience, endurance, perseverance, peace, calm, self control are all things that are taught infinitely better by example than by beautiful speeches.— Sri Aurobindo
Delicious Self Perfection quotations
Someday, everything will make perfect sense.
So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, be strong and keep reminding your self that everything happens for a reason.
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
Stop hating on yourself for not being perfect.
If God wanted perfection, He would have made you an angel.
For anew Self to be born, hardship is necessary.
Just as clay needs to go through intense heat to become strong, Love can only be perfected in pain.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect -and I don't live to be- but before you start pointing fingers... make sure you hands are clean!
Don't wait until everything is just right.
It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
We don't realise that we are actually perfect just the way we are.
We are born perfect, but spend a lifetime trying to be something we are not, and then feel inadequate for failing. Your only purpose is to BE YOURSELF, otherwise you will deprive the universe of who you came here to be.
Be patient with yourself. Perfection comes not in this life, but in the next life. Don't demand things that are unreasonable, but demand of yourself improvement. As you let the Lord help you through that, He will make the difference.
Practice the philosophy of continuous improvement. Get a little bit better every single day.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
I don't have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect and beautiful journey of my life.
The musician of disordered sound, the poet of decomposed language, the painter and sculptor of the fragmented visual and tactile world: they all portray the break up of the self and, through the rearrangement and reassemble of the fragments, try to create new structures that possess wholeness, perfection, new meaning.
Is the beam from a lighthouse affected by howling wind and rain? It remains perfectly steadfast and unaffected by the storm. Your true self is like that. Nothing can ever harm you once you are consciously aware that it is so.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
The goal of the martial arts is not for the destruction of an opponent, but rather for self-growth and self-perfection. The practice of a martial art should be a practice of love - for the preservation of life, for the preservation of body, and for the preservation of family and friends.
You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing.
You don't have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success- none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.
You are a Divine creation, a Being of Light who showed up here as a human being at the exact moment you were supposed to. You are the Beloved, a miracle, a part of the eternal perfection.
Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain.
Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It's a state of mind-you could call it character in action.
The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims.
The most perfect slaves are, therefore, those which blissfully and unawaredly enslave themselves.
Doubt is a virus that attacks our self-esteem, productivity and confidence.
Faith that you and your life are perfectly unfolding is the strongest vaccine.
Feelings are indicators, not dictators.
They can indicate where your heart is in the moment, but that doesn't mean they have the right to dictate your behavior and boss you around. You are more than the sum total of your feelings and perfectly capable of that little gift . . . called self-control.
When a man imagines, even after years of striving, that he has attained perfection, his decline begins.
The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.
If my ruling disposition is self-interest, I perceive that everything that happens to me is always for or against my self-interest; if, on the other hand, my ruling disposition is obedience to God, I perceive Him to be at work for my perfecting in everything that happens to me.
It is only perfection in the foundations that can lead to mastery of the whole...'Talent is Work'
Don't settle for a relationship that won't let you be yourself.
Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame.
There are many hypotheses in science which are wrong.
That’s perfectly all right: it’s the aperture to finding out what’s right. Science is a self-correcting process.
What one seems to want in art, in experiencing it, is the same thing that is necessary for its creation, a self-forgetful, perfectly useless concentration.
The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly - that is what each of us is here for.
To achieve that state of lasting happiness and absolute peace, we must first know how to calm the mind, to concentrate and go beyond the mind. By turning the mind's concentration inward, upon the self, we can deepen that experience of perfect concentration. This is the state of Meditation.
You are not creating a new you; you are releasing a hidden you. The process is one of self discovery. The hidden you that wants to emerge is in perfect balance.
It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self, and intelligence.