Mantra Quotes

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Kurt Vonnegut
“If you can do no good, at least do no harm.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!

Amit Ray
“You are a cosmic flower. Om chanting is the process of opening the psychic petals of that flower.”
Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation

Vera Nazarian
“A woman is human.

She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative, or more responsible than a man.

Likewise, she is never less.

Equality is a given.

A woman is human.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Jack Kerouac
“Pretty girls make graves”
Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

Og Mandino
“I will act now. I will act now. I will act now. Henceforth, I will repeat these words each hour, each day, everyday, until the words become as much a habit as my breathing, and the action which follows becomes as instinctive as the blinking of my eyelids. With these words I can condition my mind to perform every action necessary for my success. I will act now. I will repeat these words again and again and again. I will walk where failures fear to walk. I will work when failures seek rest. I will act now for now is all I have. Tomorrow is the day reserved for the labor of the lazy. I am not lazy. Tomorrow is the day when the failure will succeed. I am not a failure. I will act now. Success will not wait. If I delay, success will become wed to another and lost to me forever. This is the time. This is the place. I am the person.”
Og Mandino

Judy Blume
“We must, we must, we must increase our bust.”
Judy Blume, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

Shannon L. Alder
“When you let go of control and commit yourself to happiness, it is so easy to offer compassion and forgiveness. This propels you from the past, into the present. People that are negative, spend so much time trying to control situations and blame others for their problems. Committing yourself to staying positive is a daily mantra that states, “I have control over how I plan to react, feel, think and believe in the present. No one guides the tone of my life, except me!”
Shannon L. Alder

S.A.R.K.
“Remember to delight yourself first, then others can be truly delighted."


This was my mantra when I published my first book in 1990, and still holds true. When we focus on the song of our soul and heart, then others will be touched similarly. Sometimes people wonder or worry whether people will like or approve of their creative expression. It's none of your business. It's your business to stay present and focused for the work of your deepest dreams. It might look crooked or strange, or be very odd-but if it delights you, then it is yours, and will find it's way into other hearts.”
S.A.R.K.

Michael Gira
“It was a kind of sado-masochism. I would take the things that were painful to me and elevate them and, through the mantra of music, make them into a release.”
Michael Gira

Silvia Hartmann
“It is the hardest thing of all, the one thing that will show if you have the one true courage. To know that you have failed, that your best efforts have been defeated, to not be able to stand it, to not be able to go on and yet to go on nonetheless.”
Silvia Hartmann, Sorcerer and Apprentice

“I am the bended, but not broken. I am the power of the thunderstorm. I am the beauty in the beast. I am the strength in weakness. I am the confidence in the midst of doubt. I am Her!”
Kierra C.T. Banks

Richelle Mead
“It's not about you, okay ? This time, it's about me. Not you. All my life, Lissa ... All my life, it's been the same. They come first. I've lived my life for you. I've trained to be your shadow, but you know what ? I want to come first.”
Richelle Mead, Shadow Kiss

“You are not just for the right or left, but for what is right over the wrong.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Michael Fogus
“The apprentice avoids all use of Java classes. The journeyman embraces Java classes. The master knows which classes to embrace and which to avoid.”
Michael Fogus, The Joy of Clojure

Graham Coleman
“The Heart-mantra of Dependent Origination (rten-'brel snying-po [རྟེན་འབྲེལ་སྙིང་པོ]), which liberates the enduring continuum of phenomena and induces the appearance of multiplying relics ('phel-gdung [འཕེལ་གདུང་] and rainbow lights, is:
[OṂ] YE DHARMĀ HETUPRABHAVĀ
HETUN TEṢĀṂ TATHĀGATO
HY AVADAT TEṢĀṂ CA YO
NIRODHO EVAṂ VĀDI
MAHĀŚRAMAṆAḤ [YE SVĀHĀ]
('Whatever events arise from a cause, the Tathagāta [Buddha, "Thus-gone"] has told the cause thereof, and the great virtuous ascetic has taught their cessation as well [so be it]').”
Graham Coleman, The Tibetan Book of the Dead

Greg  Curtis
“The Philosopher's Motto: I came, I saw, I pondered!”
Greg Curtis

“What you reject today, you could accept tomorrow. And what you accept today, you could reject tomorrow. Never say never unless you can predict the future.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Clive Scarff
“Walk 1 and Drink 8. Walk 1 km and drink 8 cups of water everyday. Pass it on!”
Clive Scarff

“Respect yourself
Respect others
be Responsible for your actions”
Kevin Green

“UNDIVIDED

I am for
One world undivided.
One world without fear and corruption.
One world ruled by Truth and Justice.

I am for
One peaceful world for all,
Where hate has been overcome by love,
And everyone is guided only
By their conscience.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

“What will be is up to me”
Kevin Green

“Everything will work out... don't give up hope, remain calm.”
Jonathan Franklin, 438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

Amit Ray
“One cannot transcend the body or mind just by repeating the mantra "I am not the body and I am not the mind".”
Amit Ray, OM Sutra: The Pathway to Enlightenment

Jonathan Safran Foer
“se nada importa, não há nada a salvar”
Jonathan Safran Foer
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“Будь сам себе твердыней,
Будь сам себе светочем
Держись своей правды как единственного пути.”
Buddha Shakyamuni

Brad Thor
“Slow is smooth and smooth is fast.”
Brad Thor, Use of Force

“God's creation was linguistic, & the letters of the first potent word that (S)He uttered contained all the forms of creation, each form presided over by the name of a letter of the alphabet, which is in turn composed of letters, each of which has a name, & so on to infinity... Creation, on other words, is eternal & ongoing: "the multitude of letters swells out into the infinitude," & "letters are continually generating other letters." The alphabet speaks a divine language, ... each letter calling up, but never pinning down, the enigmatic nature of reality, the word of God. (S.177)”
Guy L. Beck, Sonic Theology: Hinduism and Sacred Sound

“God is just one more Clown
In this Circus of mine
(from song "no tunnel too dark")”
Vineet Raj Kapoor

“People who use the word 'amazing' always, are not.
People who use the word 'amazing' rarely, mean it.”
Vineet Raj Kapoor

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