Quotes

"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional."

Buddhist saying popularized by Haruki Murakami.

the mind is an endless phantasmagoria

Calibration of concept by David R. Hawkins in “Realizing the Root of Consciousness: Meditative and Contemplative Techniques” June 2002 DVD, Disc 1

"Whatever is destined not to happen will not happen..."

attributed to Ramana Maharshi

"You have to be an absolute monster, and then learn to control it"

Jordan B Peterson frequently shares this quote on Instagram posts and videos. It originally referenced the importance of working with the Jungian shadow, but it has gradually lost the explanation around the symbolic imagery and is now mentioned without further context --request

"Every great change is preceded by chaos"

How useful is this quote from Deepak Chopra?

"as the dawn comes closer, the night will become darker" (Osho quote)

"The dawn is not far away, but before you can reach the dawn, the dark night has to be passed through. And as the dawn comes closer, the night will become darker."

"Only subjectivity can be verified. One cannot verify any objectivity at all, anywhere"

from Doc's lecture 2003/03 Spiritual Community. Calibration and commentary/analysis of the quote.

"If you're going through hell, keep going"

--Winston Churchill

"suck it up"

a saying that someone has to accept a difficult or unpleasant situation even if they do not want to --request

"I swear to God"

Apparently, the phrase is predominantly used in a forced context as to cajole, convince, complain or make a point that isn't making itself.

"Keep your friends close; keep your enemies closer"

a quote attributed to Sun Tzu

"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing..."

A Viktor Frankl quote from Man's Search for Meaning (request)

"You cannot experience anything unless you resist it"

A Doc quote.

"truth is always present"

Attributed is Dr. Hawkins

"he who hesitates is lost"

it is important to make decisions and to do things in a quick and definite way —merriam-webster.com