Some quotes of Virginia Satir

Virginia Satir was the “mother” of family therapy. She was one of the “magicians” who healed people with mental problems with such ease that Bandler and Grinder the creators of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) modeled. Here are some important quotes and concepts from her: People are capable of change – that is to say we can […]

Contemplate these words

Most of the following quotes come from famous people, a few have anonymous sources and one or two are my own words. Read them slowly and think about them: Remember the words of Eleanor Roosevelt when she said, "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." When someone cursed a wise person, she […]

C. G. Jung quotes

C. G. Jung was a follower of Freud. He was Freud’s favorite and was being groomed to replace Freud as the leader of the Psychoanalytic (Freudian psychology) movement but then had a falling out with Freud over the former’s excessive insistence of the importance of sexuality in the development of the psyche. Jungian Analytical Psychology […]

Twelve Ways of Realizing Me by Meher Baba

Meher Baba (Merwan Sheriar Irani) was an Indian mystic who from July 10th, 1925, to the end of his life, stopped talking and kept total silence. He communicated by means of an alphabet board or by unique hand gestures. The following appears at the back of some of his books and is quoted by Wayne […]

Some Zen quotes

Zen is a mystical version of Buddhism which emphasizes, Zazen (sitting meditation where you concentrate on the breath), Koans (puzzles like one I mentioned recently about the sound of one hand clapping), work with joy, and the fact that thinking cannot take us to liberation. Here are some Zen quotes: Before you study Zen, a […]

Some Yogananda Quotes

Paramahansa Yogananda (the founder of Self-Realization Fellowship and the main disseminator of Kriya Yoga)  is the author of the seminal book, “Autobiography of a Yogi.” If you are at all interested in Indian spirituality you should definitely read this great work: Here are some quotes from Yogananda: Success lies within the seeker. Rejoice in God’s […]