Mastery Quotes

Quotes tagged as "mastery" (showing 1-30 of 187)
Michelangelo Buonarroti
“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.”
Michelangelo Buonarroti

Allan Rufus
“Life is like a game of chess.
To win you have to make a move.
Knowing which move to make comes with IN-SIGHT
and knowledge, and by learning the lessons that are
acculated along the way.

We become each and every piece within the game called life!”
Allan Rufus, The Master's Sacred Knowledge

Miguel Ruiz
“You don't need to justify your love, you don't need to explain your love, you just need to practice your love. Practice creates the master.”
Miguel Ruiz, The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship

Charlotte Eriksson
“Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.”
Charlotte Eriksson

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mike  Norton
“Beethoven said that it's better to hit the wrong note confidently, than hit the right note unconfidently. Never be afraid to be wrong or to embarrass yourself; we are all students in this life, and there is always something more to learn.”
Mike Norton

Mike  Norton
“Mastering the art of seduction gives one a great power, and like any power, it's to be wielded with responsibility; a man who wields the art of seduction without a sense of responsibility and restraint is a walking proximity bomb of viral epidemics, needless procreation, heartbroken families, and shattered dreams.”
Mike Norton

Maurice Young
“To become a master at any skill, it takes the total effort of your: heart, mind, and soul working together in tandem.”
Maurice Young

Pablo Picasso
“It took me a lifetime.”
Pablo Picasso

Thomas Mann
“Order and simplification are the first steps towards mastery of a subject”
Thomas Mann

Miyamoto Musashi
“A man cannot understand the art he is studying if he only looks for the end result without taking the time to delve deeply into the reasoning of the study.”
Miyamoto Musashi

“You must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work … You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret of success.”
Chef Jiro

Sara Teasdale
“I would not have a god come in
To shield me suddenly from sin,
And set my house of life to rights;
Nor angels with bright burning wings
Ordering my earthly thoughts and things;
Rather my own frail guttering lights
Wind blown and nearly beaten out;
Rather the terror of the nights
And long, sick groping after doubt;
Rather be lost than let my soul
Slip vaguely from my own control --
Of my own spirit let me be
In sole though feeble mastery.”
Sara Teasdale

Michel de Montaigne
“Can anything be imagined so ridiculous, that this miserable and wretched creature [man], who is not so much as master of himself, but subject to the injuries of all things, should call himself master and emperor of the world, of which he has not power to know the least part, much less to command the whole?”
Michel de Montaigne, Apology for Raymond Sebond

T.F. Hodge
“Rulers are not anointed. They are created by the void of self-mastery.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

“To fall in love for any reason does cause fires of emotion. When we are in love, we ride on a positive energy as compared to not being in love. When we are love, we transcend conditional love to that of unconditional and we are now flowering in consciousness. Love is a very important element of consciousness as it becomes purer with Source union even as our consciousness is expanded further. Consciousness is love that is light.”
Nandhiji, Mastery of Consciousness: Awaken the Inner Prophet: Liberate Yourself with Yogic Wisdom.

Jordan B. Peterson
“If you are not willing to be a fool, you can't become a master.”
Jordan B. Peterson

“Accustom yourself to Master tilings of the greatest difficulty, and which you seem to despair of. For if you observe, the Left-hand, tho' for want of Practice, 'tis insignificant to other Business, yet it holds the Bridle better than the Right, because it has been used to it.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Claudia Gray
“The most beautiful form of mastery is the art of letting go.”
Claudia Gray, From a Certain Point of View

E.A. Bucchianeri
“Liberace was certainly master and commander of the ivories ~ he is the only pianist I can watch or listen to without suffering a case of 'Stagefright Sympathy Sickness'.”
E.A. Bucchianeri

Tamora Pierce
“I know this will be hard, Arram. Do not be heroic. I have often done this on my own with Daleric's people. Sometimes I work here with two mastery students. I--"

"Two mastery students!" Arram cried, as close to hysterics as he had ever been in his life. "Then why not at least bring another instead of using only me?"

Ramasu raised his eyebrows until Arram caught his breath. Then he said, his voice kind and firm, "Because I knew you would be enough.”
Tamora Pierce, Tempests and Slaughter

Roberto Hogue
“Once you have uncovered the secrets of mastering your sexual energy, you will feel a peace that you may have never known.”
Roberto Hogue

“Growth requires that you gain mastery over the tyranny of your own memory.”
J. Earp

“It is not the economy that determines your income, it is your own personal development”
Mac Duke The Strategist

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“It is way more pleasurable to master yourself than it is to masturbate.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“The King of Sea and Sky was proud of Theo’s mastery. Being a novice was safe. When you are learning how to do something, you do not have to worry about whether or not you are good at it. But when you have done something, have learned how to do it again, you are not safe anymore. Being a master opens you up to judgment.”
Steven James Taylor, The Dog

David Paul Kirkpatrick
“Master the dog and you shall master yourself.”
David Paul Kirkpatrick, The Dog

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