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A collection of quotes and sayings by Dan Millman on peaceful, warrior, happiness, destination, perfection, moments, ordinary, love, journey, lessons, success and fear.

74 Inspiring Quotes By Dan Millman That Will Amplify Your Persona

Famous As: Motivational speaker, Writer, Trampolinist
Born On: February 22, 1946
Born In: Los Angeles
Dan Millman is a popular American lecturer and author of books on personality development. From an early age he actively pursued gymnastics, modern dance, trampoline, martial arts and tumbling. While he was in his senior year he bagged the ‘United States Gymnastics Federation’ national title and was also selected the ‘Senior Athlete Of The Year’. He coached the U.S Olympian Steve Hug while he served as the director of gymnastics at ‘Stanford University’. Millman has written more than 17 books which have been published in twenty-nine languages. Some of his notable works, thoughts and books include, ‘Whole Body Fitness’, ‘Quest For The Crystal Castle’, ‘The Journeys Of Socrates’ and ‘The Hidden School’ amongst others. We have created a corpus of famous quotations and sayings by Dan Millman which have been excerpted from his writings, books, lectures, work, interviews and life. Let us browse through the famous quotes and thoughts by Dan Millman.
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The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.

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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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A warrior does not give up what he loves, he finds the love in what he does

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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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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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You can live a whole life time never being awake.

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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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Be happy now, without reason - or you never will be at all.

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There is no path to Happiness. Happiness is the path. There is no path to Love. Love is the path. There is no path to Peace. Peace is the path.

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The time is now, the place is here. Stay in the present. You can do nothing to change the past, and the future will never come exactly as you plan or hope for.

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The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it." - Socrates

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Where are you? Here What time is it? Now What are you? This moment.

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The seasons do not push one another; neither do clouds race the wind across the sky. All things happen in their own good time.

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I had lost my mind and fallen into my heart.

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The warrior is Here, Now.

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Live in the Moment", "Empty Your Mind of the Trash" Wisdom is the Use of Knowledge

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Unless someone truly has the power to say no, they never truly have the power to say yes

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Responsibility is a grace you give yourself not an obligation

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Before you can see the Light, you have to deal with the darkness.

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Life comes at us in waves. We can't predict or control those waves, but we can learn to surf

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The birth of the mind is the death of the senses

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While some of us act without thinking, too many of us think without acting.

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Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.

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Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are whether it’s greedy or loving.

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When you become fully responisble for your life, you can become fully human; once you become human, you may discover what it mens to be a warrior.

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Enlightenment is not an attainment, it is a realization. And when you wake up, everything changes and nothing changes.

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Faith is the courage to live your life as if everything that happens does so for your highest good and learning. Like it or not.

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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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You have to ‘lose your mind’ before you can come to your senses.

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My ignorance is based on this understanding. Your understanding is based on ignorance. This is why I am a humorous fool, and you are a serious jackass.

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Better never begin; once begun, better finish.

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It doesn’t matter what you do, only how well you do it.

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We cannot always do great things in life, but we can do small things with great love.

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If you don’t get what you want, you suffer. And even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever.” (Peaceful Warrior)

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Your business is not to ‘get somewhere’ — it is to be here.

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Old urges continue to arise, but urges do not matter; only actions do. A warrior is as a warrior does.

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Never struggle with anyone or anything. When you’re pushed, pull; when you’re pulled, push.

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Here and now...breathe and relax...in battle and in life

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Sometimes sorrow, sometimes joy. But beneath it all remember the innate perfection of your life unfolding. That is the secret of unreasonable happiness.

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Act happy, feel happy, be happy, without a reason in the world!

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Embody what you teach, and teach only what you have embodied.

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A fool is ‘happy’ when his cravings are satisfied. A warrior is happy without reason. That’s what makes happiness the ultimate discipline

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Life is a journey, not a destination.

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Be gentle with yourself. Think less and feel more. Be as happy as you can. You only have this moment.

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When the mind is creating troubles, it’s time to come back to the body and the serenity of the present moment.

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A warrior doesn’t seek pain, but if pain comes, he uses it.

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Focus all your energy not on struggling with the old, but on building the new.

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Tragedy is very different for the warrior and for the fool.

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It feels nice to be comfortable, but if we’re comfortable all the time, we miss out on the chance to stretch and grow.

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Warriors, warriors we call ourselves. We fight for splendid virtue, for high endeavor, for sublime wisdom, therefore we call ourselves warriors. — Aunguttara Nikaya

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There is no way to peace; Peace is the Way. There is no way to happiness; Happiness is the Way. There is no way to love; Love is the Way.

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Stable happiness doesn’t come from getting everything we want, because we never will; true happiness comes from wanting whatever we get.

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Whatever our circumstances, everything can feel so simple, so beautiful, and so right when we no longer pay attention to the mind’s incessant chatter.

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It is better for you to take responsibility for your life as it is, instead of blaming others, or circumstances, for your predicament.

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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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There are times to let things happen, and times to make things happen. Now is that time. You will either make things happen, watch what happens, or wonder what happened.

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Peace comes not from the absence of conflict, but from the ability to cope with it. Anonymous

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The earth isn’t solid. It is made of molecules and atoms, tiny universes filled with space. It is a place of mystery, light, and magic, if you only open your eyes.

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Secret’s value is not in what you know, but in what you do.

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Better to live Until You die.

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Windows of opportunity open and then close. By staying in the present, handling what’s in front of us, and riding the wave of opportunity when it comes, we follow the natural order of things.

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The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

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Knowing what to do is not usually the problem; the elusive goal becomes translating intentions into action and resolutions into results.

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You've become bored to things because they exist only as names to you. The dry concepts of mind obscure your direct perception.

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Experts devote their life to training. Masters devote their training to life.

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Urges do not matter; only actions do. A warrior is as a warrior does. At

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Think of death as a transformation — a bit more radical than puberty, but nothing to get particularly upset about.

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Life was never meant to be a struggle, just a gentle progression from one point to another, much like walking through a valley on a sunny day. — Stuart Wilde

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Reality never matched their dreams; happiness was just around the corner — a corner they never turned. And the source of it all was the human mind.

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The seed of God is in us: Pear seeds grow into pear trees; Hazel seeds into hazel trees; And God seeds into God. —Meister Eckehart

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Reason has survival value, but when overused at the expense of our intuition, feeling, and spirit, reason cuts us off from discovering our full potential.

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The conventions of language reveal the ways we see the world.

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