Without Knowledge, Skill cannot be focused. Without Skill, Strength cannot be brought to bear and without Strength, Knowledge may not be applied.— Alexander The Great
Courageous Warrior quotations
Do not speak badly of yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is lessened by them.
The Warrior knows about the "waterfall effect".
Your dreams are always going to be the most important to you than they will be to anybody else. So keep dreaming, keep believing, keep pressing forward. So all those warriors out there – be encouraged
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
We all have to work in our respective spheres with the same dedication, the same zeal and the same determination which inspired and motivated the warrior on the battle front. And this has to be shown not by mere words, but by actual deeds.
True warriors are fierce because their training is fierce.
I have no illusions about being a genius musician.
I pride myself on being a soldier, a warrior for jazz. I trained a lot of young people, and I've learned my lessons well. I'd like to keep the flame burning.
Warrior not worrier.
It’s time to put away our fairytales, all of them, and assume our responsibilities, the adult responsibilities that begin with adult knowledge. Our planet needs us. She needs us to think like healers and act like warriors. And if you think that’s a contradiction, then get out of the way.
The self-confidence of the warrior is not the self-confidence of the average man. The average man seeks certainty in the eyes of the onlooker and calls that self-confidence. The warrior seeks impeccability in his own eyes and calls that humbleness. The average man is hooked to his fellow men, while the warrior is hooked only to infinity.
Discipline, as understood by a warrior, is creative, open, and produces freedom.
It is the ability to face the unknown, transforming the feeling of knowing into reverent astonishment; of considering things that exceed the scope of our habits, and daring to face the only war that is worthwhile: The battle for awareness.
Be a Warrior not a Worrier.
To be a spiritual warrior, one must have a broken heart;
without a broken heart and the sense of tenderness and vulnerability, your warriorship is untrustworthy.
The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or a curse.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
The art of being a warrior is to balance the wonder and the terror of being alive.
A warrior lives by acting, not by thinking about acting, nor by thinking about what he will think when he has finished acting.
Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Not even a mighty warrior can break a frail arrow when it is multiplied and supported by its fellows. As long as you brothers support one another and render assistance to one another, your enemies can never gain the victory over you. But if you fall away from each other your enemy can brake you like frail arrows, one at a time.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one.
It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.
He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
I have a high art, I hurt with cruelty those who would damage me.
Be a warrior not a worrier
It is the mothers not the warriors who create a people and guide their destiny.
Civilize the mind but make savage the body.
War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all;
but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.
Life has three rules: Paradox, Humor, and Change.
- Paradox: Life is a mystery; don't waste your time trying to figure it out. - Humor: Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure - Change: Know that nothing ever stays the same.
We don't need police officers who see themselves as warriors.
We need police officers who see themselves as guardians and parts of the community. You can't police a community that you're not a part of.
The Way of the Warrior has been misunderstood.
It is not a means to kill and destroy others. Those who seek to compete and better one another are making a terrible mistake. To smash, injure, or destroy is the worst thing a human being can do. The real Way of a Warrior is to prevent such slaughter – it is the Art of Peace, the power of love.
There is timing in the whole life of the warrior, in his thriving and declining, in his harmony and discord. Similarly, there is timing in the Way of the merchant, in the rise and fall of capital. All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this.
A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.
The Celts were fearless warriors because they wish to inculcate this as one of their leading tenets, that souls do not become extinct, but pass after death from one body to another.
A warrior's mission is to foster the success of others.
There are no contests in the Art of Peace.
A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.
War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
I call myself a Peaceful Warrior... because the battles we fight are on the inside.
Parabatai" said Jace. "It means a pair of warriors who fight together - who are closer than brothers. Alec is more than justmy best friend.
Even if a man has no natural ability, he can be a warrior.
Engage in combat fully determined to die and you will be alive;
wish to survive in the battle and you will surely meet death.