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Quotes: Peaceful Warrior

Here are some inspiring quotes from the movie Peaceful Warrior based on Dan Millman’s book “Way of The Peaceful Warrior”:

  • “The first realization of a warrior is not knowing.”
  • “A warrior acts, a fool reacts.”
  • “Don’t pin your success on outcomes.”
  • “Every action has it’s pleasure and it’s price.”
  • “There is no starting or stopping – only doing.”
  • “Take out the trash from what’s inside your head.”
  • “There’s no greater purpose than service to others.”
  • “Make every move about the move — that one moment in time.”
  • “There is never nothing going on. There are no ordinary moments.”
  • “Some people live their whole lives without ever waking up..”
  • “It is the journey that gives us happiness, not the destination.”
  • “Death isn’t sad. The sad thing is: most people don’t live at all.”
  • “Where are you? Here. What time is it? Now. Who are you? This moment.”
  • “Sometimes you have to lose your mind before you come to your senses.”
  • “Don’t fall into the trap — If only I had this, I’d be … If only … , I’d get to be happy.”
  • “The ones who are hardest to love are usually the ones who need it the most.”
  • “Knowledge is not the same as wisdom. Knowledge is knowing, Wisdom is doing.”
  • “A warrior does not give up what he loves, he finds the love in what he does.”
  • “People are not their thoughts, they think they are, and it brings them all kinds of sadness.”
  • “There is no better, you will never be better. Same way you’ll never be less than anybody else.”
  • “I want you to stop gathering information from the outside and start gathering it from the inside.”
  • “Habit is the problem. All you need to do is be conscious about your choices and be responsible for your actions.”
  • “Every action has its price and its pleasure. Recognizing both sides a warrior becomes realistic and responsible for his actions.”
  • “A warrior is not about perfection or victory or invulnerability. He’s about absolute vulnerability. That is the only true courage.”
  • “Everyone wants to tell you what to do and what’s good for you. They don’t want you to find your own answers, they want you to believe theirs.”
  • “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.”
  • “When you feel fear. Use the sword, take it up here and cut the mind to ribbons, slash through all those regrets and fears, anything else that lives in past or the future”
  • “Life has three aspects: Paradox, Humor, and Change.
  1. Paradox: Life is a mystery; don’t waste time figuring it out.
  2. Humor: Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure
  3. Change: Know that nothing stays the same.”

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