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Dan Millman Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Dan Millman
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“A warrior does not give up what he loves, he finds the love in what he does”
Dan Millman
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Way of the Peaceful Warrior
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love
what we do
don't give up
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“Everyone tells you what’s good for you. They don’t want you to find your own answers. They want you to believe theirs.”
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“Be happy now, without reason - or you never will be at all.”
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“Before walking back to my wife, my home, my friends, and my future, I surveyed the world around me. Socrates was here. He was everywhere. ”
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“The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.”
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“The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.”
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“A warrior doesn’t seek pain, but if pain comes, he uses it.”
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“You cannot attain happiness; it attains you—but only after you surrender everything else.”
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“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.”
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“Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.”
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“There are no ordinary moments.”
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“If you don’t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don’t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever.”
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“Your fears are not walls, but hurdles. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquering of it.”
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“It doesn’t matter what you do, only how well you do it.”
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“In fact, you have no knowledge of where anything is or of what anything is or how it came to be. Life is a mystery. ”
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“But the mind is like a phantom that lives only in the past or future. Its only power over you is to draw your attention out of the present.”
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“For now, just think of death as a transformation—a bit more radical than puberty, but nothing to get particularly upset about. It’s just one of the body’s changes. When it happens, it happens. The warrior neither seeks death nor flees from it.”
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″ That even for the warrior, there is no victory over death; there is only the realization of Who we all really are.
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“Stressful thoughts reflect a conflict with reality. Stress happens when the mind resists what is.”
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“Death is not sad; the sad thing is that most people don’t really live at all.”

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