Yogic Quotes.

"Watch your thoughts; they become words.

Watch your words; they become actions.

Watch your actions; they become habits.

Watch your habits; they become character.

Watch your character; for it becomes your destiny."     Upanishads

  "Whatever you do in life, yoga shows you how to do it better."    Chuck Miller  
  "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment". Buddha  
  "Laugh as much as you breath and love as long as you live."    Anonymous  
  "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."    Winston Churchill  
  "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."     Abraham Lincoln  
  "How can you think and hit at the same time?"    Yogi Berra  
  "Worrying about something is like paying interest on a debt you don't even know you owe".    Mark Twain  
  "One of the most beautiful compensations of this life is that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.".  Ralph Waldo Emerson  
  "The smallest good deed is better than the greatest intention."    Anonymous  
  "The strength of a tree lies in it's ability to bend."   Zen Proverb  
  "Fall with awareness and acceptance."     Brian Kest  
  “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”   Jack Kornfield  
  "Man is a creature of habits. When you do yoga, you unlearn your habits."   Bharat Thakur  
  "Breathe and you dwell in the here and now, breath and you see impermanence is life."   Thich Nhat Hanh  
  "Yoga is like music. The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life."   BKS Iyengar  
  "Half an orange tastes as sweet as a whole one."   Chinese Proverb  
  "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand."   Confucius  

If you want to become whole, let yourself be partial.

If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked.

If you want to become full, let yourself be empty.

If you want to be reborn, let yourself die.

If you want to be given everything, give everything up."   Tao Te Ching

  "We have never arrived. We are in a constant state of becoming."   Bob Dylan  
  " A windmill's  true power is revealed only when it faces the wind; a person's only when he faces adversity."   Zen Proverb  
  "Eat less, taste more."   Chinese Proverb  
  "Mind like a parachute - only function when open!"    Charlie Chan  
  "Love what you do, do what you love."    Zen Proverb  
  "May we live like the lotus, at home in muddy water."   Buddha  
  "We must be the change we wish to see in the world."   Gandhi  

"When we dance, the journey itself is the point, as when we play music, the playing itself is the point.

Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment."   Alan Watts

  "If you can walk you can dance, if you can talk you can sing."   Kenyan Proverb  
  "If you can breath you can do yoga."   David Beadle  
  "You are what you love, not what loves you."   Zen Proverb  
  "We spend the early years feeding our brains with information and the latter half trying not to think about it all."   George Carlin  
  "Don't believe everything you think."  Jenny Bogart  
  "Things don't change. We change."   Henry David Thoreau  

"Understanding without practice is better than practice without understanding.

Understanding with practice is better than understanding without practice.

Residing in your true nature is better than understanding or practice."   Upanishads

  "Don't push the river, it flows by itself."   Collective Wisdom  

"We are often like people locked out of our house, trying to get in by storming the front door...

let us instead quietly slip in by the back door to open the front door from within."   Anonymous

  "Yoga ia a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are."   Erich Schiffmann  
  "Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Jew,
May joy and peace expand in you,
And light the world so all can see,
The simple truth which sets us free,
The song the angels sing above,
That God is one,
And God is love."  Anonymous

"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." 

Martin Luther King Jr.

  "We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers."  Martin Luther King Jr.  
  "Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - gently, with love, and hand your life back to you."   Tennessee Williams  
  "A sorrow shared is a sorrow divided. A joy shared is a joy multiplied."  Anonymous  

"I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage and tangled Christmas tree lights.

I've learned that making a 'living' is not the same thing as 'making a life'.

I've learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.

I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back." Maya Angelou

  "Let go, or be dragged."   Zen Proverb  
  "You can't 'take' a breath, your breath is given to you."  Shiva Rea  
  "Life's a river, you gotta go where it takes you."  Shive Rea  
  "Without going outside, you may know the whole world,
Without looking through the window, you may see the ways of heaven.
The farther you go, the less you know.
Thus the sage knows without traveling;
He sees without looking;
He works without doing."    Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tsu
  "Ubunto' is the essence of being human. A person is a person through other persons. You can't be human in isolation. You are human only in relationships."  Archbishop Desmond Tutu  

"May the long time sun shine upon you.

All love surround you.

And the light within you guide your way on." irish ballad

  "Dance like there's nobody watching
Love like you'll never get hurt
Sing like there's nobody listening
Live like it's heaven on earth
And speak from the heart to be heard." William W. Purkey
  "When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills." Chinese Proverb  
  "If you can talk you can sing; If you can walk, you can dance." African Proverb  
  “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” J Krishnamurti  
  “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."  Jimmy Hendrix  
  "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." Lao Tzu  
  "Three things cannot be hidden; the sun, the moon and the truth." Buddha  
  "There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique." Martha Graham  
  "The rythm of the body,
the melody of the mind,
and the harmony of the soul,
create the symphony of life" B.K.S. Iyengar
  We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are.” Anais Nin  

"Ring the bells that still can ring.
Forget your perfect offering.
There is a crack in everything.
That's how the light gets in."  Leonard Cohen