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mastery Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about mastery
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“He who grasps the truth of the Mental Nature of the Universe is well advanced on The Path to Mastery.”
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Sutra 3.49: “tato mano-javitvam vikaraña-bhâvah pradhâna-jayas ca” Translation: With mastery over the senses, thoughts, and actions comes quickness of mind and perception.
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“Anything that is alive is in a continual state of change and movement. The moment that you rest, thinking that you have attained the level you desire, a part of your mind enters a phase of decay. You lose your hard-earned creativity and others begin to sense it.”
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“You possess a kind of inner force that seeks to guide you toward your Life’s Task —what you are meant to accomplish in the time that you have to live.”
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“In order to master a field, you must love the subject and feel a profound connection to it. Your interest must transcend the field itself and border on the religious.”
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“No good can ever come from deviating from the path that you were destined to follow. You will be assailed by varieties of hidden pain. Most often you deviate because of the lure of money, of more immediate prospects of prosperity.Because this does not comply with something deep within you, your interest will lag and eventually the money will not come so easily.”
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“You cannot have everything in the present. The road to mastery requires patience. You will have to keep your focus on five or ten years down the road, when you will reap the rewards of your efforts. The process of getting there, however, is full of challenges and pleasures.”
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“It is better to dedicate two or three hours of intense focus to a skill than to spend eight hours of diffused concentration on it. You want to be as immediately present to what you are doing as possible.”
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“What is important when you are young, is to train yourself to get by with little money and make the most of your youthful energy.”
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“It is a simple law of human psychology that your thoughts will tend to revolve around what you value most.”
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“You must value learning above everything else.”
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“No one is really going to help you or give you direction. In fact, the odds are against you. If you desire an apprenticeship, if you want to learn and set yourself up for mastery, you have to do it yourself,and with great energy.”
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“It is never wise to purposefully do without the benefits of having a mentor in your life. You will waste valuable time in finding and shaping what you need to know. But sometimes you have no choice.”
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“The very desire to find shortcuts makes you eminently unsuited for any kind of mastery.”
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“If you want to master the mind and remove your governor, you’ll have to become addicted to hard work.”
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“Only you can master your mind, which is what it takes to live a bold life filled with accomplishments most people consider beyond their capability.”
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“I, too, am a deity! I am a committed disciple of the arts of kung-fu and I have mastered the four major heavenly disciplines, prerequisites to immortality!”
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“This ‘Monkey King’ it speaks of no longer exists, for I have mastered twelve major disciplines of kung-fu and transcended my former title! I shall now be called—The Great Sage, Equal of Heaven!”
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“Property and mastery: nothing else counts. Earth will be monetized until all trees grow in straight lines, three people own all seven continents, and every living organism is bred to be slaughtered.”
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″...neither mastery nor satisfaction can be found in the playing of any game without giving some attention to the relatively neglected skills of the inner game.”
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“You have mastered the art of living not for yourself alone, but for others, and this concern has stamped thee above all, as a man among men.”
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“To become a master in the art of sales one must learn and practice the secret of each scroll. When one masters these principles one has the power to accumulate all the wealth he desires.”
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“Mastery requires patience.”
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“No one was my master— but I might be master of everything, if I wished. If I dared.”

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