Peter McWilliams Quotes


38 Peter McWilliams quotes:



"Our thoughts create our reality -- where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go."
"What's more important-your goal, or others' opinions of your goal."
"We can consciously end our life almost anytime we choose. This ability is an endowment, like laughing and blushing, given to no other animal... in any given moment, by not exercising the option of suicide, we are choosing to live."
"Nothing adventured, nothing attained."
"Guilt is anger directed at ourselves."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"Feeling right is a strong drug. Some people sacrifice a lot to be right. Ever hear the expression "dead right"?"
"Your Master Teacher knows all you need to learn, the perfect timing for your learning it, and the ideal way of teaching it to you. You don't create a Master Teacher / that's already been done. You discover your Master Teacher."
"Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?"
"The value of action is that we make mistakes; mistakes show us what we need to learn."
"As the world gets dumber and dumber, I feel more and more at home."
"I see nothing wrong with the human trait to desire. In fact, I consider it integral to our success mechanism. Becoming attached to what we desire is what causes the trouble. If you must have it in order to be happy, then you are denying the happiness of the here and now."
"The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: American Writer Quotes Media Quotes
"While goals are chosen, a purpose is discovered. Our purpose is something we have been doing all along, and will continue to do, regardless of circumstances, until the day we die."
"Guilt is anger directed at ourselves -- at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others -- at what they did or did not do."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"This is our true wealth -- the riches we take with us, the joy we carry inside, the support we learn to give ourselves, and the self-loving that flows as a natural by-product of that support."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: Joy Quotes
"We are all, right now, living the life we choose."
"Anger begins as an inner twinge. We sense something long before it blossoms (explodes?) into an emotional tirade. If we listen to this twinge -- and follow its advice -- the emotional outburst (or in burst) is not needed."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts... How does the media do this? By quoting some "expert"... you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: American Writer Quotes Facts Quotes
"All the things you think you should have done that you didn't do, and all of the things that you shouldn't have done, accept them. You did (or did not) do them. That's reality. That's happened. No changing the past."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"To overcome a fear, here's all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway."



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