Monday, 16 June 2014

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
- Highlight on Page 4 | Loc. 132  | Added on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 12:09 PM

he was being consumed by the hunger for more: more prestige, more glory and more money.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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slaves to the clock,
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he was sick and tired of being sick and tired.
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on your deathbed you will never wish you spent more time at the office.”
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The moment I stopped spending so much time chasing the big pleasures of life, I began to enjoy the little ones, like watching the stars dancing in a moonlit sky or soaking in the the sunbeams of a glorious summer morning.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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I am simply a man who has found his soul.”
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Never regret your past. Rather, embrace it as the teacher that it is.”
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“live fast, die young”
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the Sages of Sivana.
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a life of simplicity, serenity and harmony.
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“When the student is ready, the teacher appears,”
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It’s only when you have opened your own heart that you can touch the hearts of others.
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the seven virtues for a life overflowing with inner peace, joy and a wealth of spiritual gifts
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“Never overlook the power of simplicity,”
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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Carl Jung once said that ‘your vision will become clear only when you can look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.’
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I do suggest that you start to see your mind for what it is — nature’s greatest gift.”
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“There is no such thing as objective reality or ‘the real world.’ There are no absolutes. The face of your greatest enemy might be the face of my finest friend. An event that appears to be a tragedy to one might reveal the seeds of unlimited opportunity to another. What really separates people who are habitually upbeat and optimistic from those who are consistently miserable is how the circumstances of life are interpreted and processed.”
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No matter what happens to you in your life, you alone have the capacity to choose your response to it.
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No matter what happens to you in your life, you alone have the capacity to choose your response to it. When you form the habit of searching for the positive in every circumstance, your life will move into its highest dimensions. This is one of the greatest of all the natural laws.”
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By controlling the thoughts that you think and the way you respond to the events of your life, you begin to control your destiny.”
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‘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.’”
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the laws of nature always ensure that when one door closes another opens.”
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anything that you create in your outer world began as a simple blueprint in your inner world,
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Awaken yourself to the power of your own mind to make things happen. Once you do, the universe will conspire with you to work magic in your life.”
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Success on the outside indeed begins with success on the inside,
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“The mind is a wonderful servant but a terrible master.
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‘The boundaries of your life are merely creations of the self.’
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Persistence is the mother of personal change.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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With one eye fixed on the destination, there is only one left to guide you along the journey.’”
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the secret of happiness is simple: find out what you truly love to do and then direct all of your energy towards doing it.
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your passion must, in some way, improve or serve the lives of others.
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either you control your mind or it controls you.
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Never forget that there is power in silence and stillness.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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Weak minds lead to weak actions.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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Einstein said that ‘imagination is more important than knowledge.’
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If there is a lack in your life it is because there is a lack in your thoughts.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.’
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Do not be concerned with the judgment of others as long as you know what you are doing is right. You can do whatever you want to do as long as it is correct according to your conscience and your heart. Never be ashamed of doing that which is right; decide on what you think is good and then stick to it.
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people who study others are wise but those who study themselves are enlightened.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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my objectives are to attain peace of mind, self-mastery and enlightenment.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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Dharma, which is the Sanskrit word for life’s purpose.’
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you must know your life’s aim and then manifest this vision into reality by consistent action.
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“What is your Dharma,
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you will never be able to hit a target that you cannot see.
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joriki, which I have since learned means concentrated mind.
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People generally achieve magnificent things when their backs are up against the wall and they are forced to tap into the wellspring of human potential that lies within them.”
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never do anything because you have to. The only reason to do something is because you want to and because you know it is the right thing for you to do.”
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Here in our society, we have lost our passion. We do not do things because we love to do them. We do things because we feel we have to do them. This is a formula for misery.
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always remember that what lies behind you and what lies in front of you is nothing when compared to what lies within you.”
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kaizen, constant and never-ending enrichment of the mind, body and soul,
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‘The only limits on your life are those that you set yourself.’
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Once you have identified what your weaknesses are, the next step is to face them head on and attack your fears.
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You do have the power to control your day. You do have the power to think good thoughts. You do have the power to live your dreams!”
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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Never forget the power of music.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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Act with integrity. Be guided by your heart.
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“Within you lies the sun, the moon, the sky and all the wonders of this universe. The intelligence that created these wonders is the same force that created you. All things around you come from the same source. We are all one.”
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“Every being on this Earth, every object on this Earth has a soul. All souls flow into one, this is the Soul of the Universe.
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life gives you what you ask of it. It is always listening.”
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“Failure is not having the courage to try, nothing more and nothing less.
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Stand your ground and follow your dreams.
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Don’t race against others. Race against yourself,”
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people have liberty but lack freedom.
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“When you control your thoughts, you control your mind. When you control your mind, you control your life. And once you reach the stage of being in total control of your life, you become the master of your destiny.”
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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Don’t let others steal your time.
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Learn to say no. Having the courage to say no to the little things in life will give you the power to say yes to the big things.
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those who are masters of their time live simple lives.
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A hurried, frenzied pace is not what nature intended.
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Too many people are dreaming of some magical rose garden on the horizon rather than enjoying the one growing in our backyards.
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‘Laughter opens your heart and soothes your soul. No one should ever take life so seriously that they forget to laugh at themselves’.”
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the best time to plant a tree was forty years ago. The second best time is today.
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Never be a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.
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‘We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.’
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Chinese proverb, “a little bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.”
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“Realize that the most noble thing you can do is to give to others.
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your time or your energy: these truly are your two most valuable resources.
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A person with three solid friends is very wealthy indeed.”
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the past is water under the bridge and the future is a distant sun on the horizon of your imagination. The most important moment is now.
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The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (Robin Sharma)
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happiness is a journey, not a destination.
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Stop spending so much time chasing life’s big pleasures while you neglect the little ones. Slow things down. Enjoy the beauty and sacredness of all that is around you.
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never put off happiness for the sake of achievement.
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Today is the day to enjoy the fruits of your efforts. Today is the day to seize the moment and live a life that soars. Today is the day to live from your imagination and harvest your dreams.
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life doesn’t always give you what you ask for, but it always gives you what you need.”
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For what lies behind you and what lies in front of you matters little when compared to what lies within you.”

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