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Born: 1954-10-05
Profession: Businessman
Nation: American
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It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.

Tags: Change, Courage, Life

Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.

Tags: Good, Thankful, Thoughts

Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.

Tags: Everyone, Life, Reflection

To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don't wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.

Tags: Give, Love, Yourself

You are in integrity when the life you are living on the outside matches who you are on the inside.

Tags: Integrity, Life, Living

Guilt: punishing yourself before God doesn't.

Tags: God, Guilt, Yourself

Our history is not our destiny.

Tags: Destiny, History

Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.

Tags: Good, Living, Truth

God is a frequency. Stay tuned.

Tags: Frequency, God, Stay

You can always tell what you believe by what you are getting.

Tags: Getting, Tell

If you sense there must be more, there is more.

Tags: Sense

You are doing better than you think you are.

Tags: Else, Someone, Yourself

Great masters neither want nor need your worship. Your greatest gift to them and yourself is to emulate their divinity by claiming it as your own.

Tags: Great, Greatest, Yourself

Joy is not the result of getting what you want; it is the way to get what you want. In the deepest sense, joy is what you want.

Tags: Getting, Joy, Sense

The same Source that gave you the idea, will give you the means to see it through.

Tags: Give, Idea, Means

What are you accepting that would not be a part of your ideal day?

Tags: Accepting, Ideal

You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your kite.

Tags: Delight, Gravity, Truth

We have to be willing to give up all the injustices of the past that did exist - and that do exist right now. When we become interested in liberation, we then become interested in that which transcends time.

Tags: Give, Past, Time

We're making far too big a deal out of our sexual preferences. It's just another form of narcissism, and I think it can be a big problem and a tremendous obstacle.

Tags: Another, Big, Problem

Almost all the ideas we have about being a man or being a woman are so burdened with pain, anxiety, fear and self-doubt. For many of us, the confusion around this question is excruciating.

Tags: Fear, Pain, Woman

Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity.

Tags: Experience, Men, Women

It is not enough to be well-intentioned; one must strive to put those intentions into action in a capable way. One must consider the effect his actions will have on others. Looked at like this, to persist in ignorance is itself dishonorable.

Tags: Enough, Ignorance, Others

A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal.

Tags: Difference, Life, Spiritual

Everybody wants to get enlightened but nobody wants to change.

Tags: Change, Everybody, Nobody

It is true that women tend to be more identified with their bodies because in this crazy world, both men and women measure women's value as human beings in relationship to their physical appearance.

Tags: Crazy, Men, Women

Hopefully, America will really get a sense of how justice can be served in this country. And hopefully, they'll forget the Simpson trial.

Tags: Country, Forget, Justice
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Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender, of any notions of difference whatsoever.

Tags: Free, Nature, True

The excitement that you were feeling about a special, unique path for yourself as a woman is all part of your identification with and attachment to being female. And that's ultimately all ego.

Tags: Feeling, Woman, Yourself

When a human being becomes so still that they begin to lose awareness of their gender, and they are simply looking into that abyss where there is no notion of self whatsoever, the world disappears. And that's really the only place to go. It's the only place to remain.

Tags: Human, Place, Self

Freedom has no history.

Tags: Freedom, History

I'm suspicious of any man or woman who approaches their own liberation with any kind of gender bias.

Tags: Gender, Liberation, Woman

Our relationship to reality and to our experience is all based upon the ideas in our mind that we're always trying to live up to.

Tags: Experience, Mind, Reality

The executive branch maneuvered this result deftly.

Tags: Branch, Executive, Result

There's nothing tantric about my particular view on life.

Tags: Life, Particular, View

To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down.

Tags: Against, Cut, Tree

We really have to be willing to find out who we are instead of rebelling for the equal rights that we've been denied, that we do deserve.

Tags: Deserve, Rights, Willing

What you're getting excited about is not A face, but a feminine face.

Tags: Excited, Face, Getting

When you come together with your other half, you immediately experience a sense of wholeness and completeness.

Tags: Experience, Sense, Together

I am already inherently full and complete as I am. Man doesn't need woman and woman doesn't need man in order to experience his or her inherent fullness.

Tags: Experience, Her, Woman

I'm not convinced that what are traditionally considered to be male energies or qualities or female energies or qualities really have as much to do with gender as many people think they do.

Tags: Convinced, Female, Gender

In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are - as a matter of fact, often they are more so!

Tags: Experience, Men, Women

Men are recognizing that they have been forced to conform to a very narrow and rather two-dimensional picture of maleness and manhood that they have never had the freedom to question.

Tags: Freedom, Men, Rather

One of the most extraordinary things about being a spiritual teacher is the rare privilege of being able to look deeply into the very souls of many human beings at the same time.

Tags: Spiritual, Teacher, Time

We have been very conditioned by the cultures that we come from and are usually very identified with the particular gender that we happen to be a member of.

Tags: Cultures, Gender, Happen