"If you are not exposed to the vicissitudes of life, it is not good. it is like not being exposed to germs. You have no immunity. You have no strength."
"You must not lose courage. Do not be scared. Formulate a good strategy!"
“Obstacles are a part of life. You must flow like water. Learn to let go in order to flow with the situation.”
”In a crisis, be calm. Do not freak out! Think, what is the worst thing that can happen? If the possible consequence is of a minimal significance, then have a cup of coffee and enjoy life!”
“Problems in life make you stronger and more compassionate.”
“You have tried your old method. It doesn’t work. You have been hitting your head against the wall; the wall is still there. It doesn’t work! Why don’t you try something new?”
“Don’t you think you sound like a broken record? Don’t you think it’s time to change the music? Don’t you think it is time to get unstuck? It’s time to be free.”
“Fear is an absolute necessity. It keeps us alive. But you have to distinguish between fear based on reality and fear based on imagination.”
”In the moment of weakness, do not identify yourself with your body or with your emotion. Remember who you are, what you are.”
"When children are learning to walk, they fall down. Everyone makes mistakes."
"Don't get stuck in the mud.”
"The storm will exhaust itself. After the storm, there will be peace and calmness."
“Power comes from self-restriction. Steam in an open space would just simply scatter in different directions. Steam contained in an engine can move a whole train.”
- Master Choa Kok Sui