True enlightenment cannot be achieved without first withstanding the darkness of life.

“True enlightenment cannot be achieved without first withstanding the darkness of life. We cannot understand the light, without first intimately knowing the dark.”

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”

The wound is the place where the Light enters you.

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”

I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money

“I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.”

There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas

“There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.”

Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.

“Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.”

Work hard at your job and you can make a living.

“Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune.”

To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable;

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.”

The only power that exists is inside ourselves.

“The only power that exists is inside ourselves.”

The biggest, and only critic

“The biggest, and only critic, lives in your perception of people’s perception of you. It’s not people’s perception of you.”