Tag: Book Excerpts

Bruce Lee’s Thoughts on Adversity

“Adversity causes the mind to think properly. In a time when everything goes well, my mind is pampered with enjoyment, possessiveness, etc. Only in times of adversity, privation, or mishap, does my mind function and think properly of my state. This close examination of self strengthens my mind and leads me to understand and be […]

The Business is a Dojo for the Entrepreneur

“A dojo is a miniature cosmos where we make contact with ourselves – our fears, anxieties, reactions, and habits. It is an arena of confined conflict where we confront an opponent who is not an opponent but rather a partner engaged in helping us understand ourselves more fully. It is a place where we can […]

The Basis of the Dalai Lama’s Philosophy

“Sometimes when I meet old friends, it reminds me how quickly time passes. And it makes me wonder if we’ve utilized our time properly or not. Proper utilization of time is so important. While we have this body, and especially this amazing human brain, I think every minute is something precious. Our day-to-day existence is […]

Tao Te Ching – Verse 2 – Relativity

We know beauty because there is ugly. We know good because there is evil. Being and not being, having and not having, create each other.   Difficult and easy, long and short, high and low, define each other, just as before and after follow each other.   The dialectic of sound gives voice to music, […]