Carlos Castaneda Quotes


18 Carlos Castaneda quotes:



"When a man has fulfilled all four of these requisitesto be wide awake, to have fear, respect, and absolute assurancethere are no mistakes for which he will have to account; under such conditions his actions lose the blundering quality of the acts of a fool. If such a man fails, or suffers a defeat, he will have lost only a battle, and there will be no pitiful regrets over that."
"Personal history must be constantly renewed by telling parents, relatives, and friends everything one does. On the other hand, for the warrior who has no personal history, no explanations are needed; nobody is angry or disillusioned with his acts. And above all, no one pins him down with their thoughts and their expectations."
Author: Castaneda Quotes Category: Parents Quotes Acts Quotes
"The spirit of a warrior is not geared to indulging and complaining, nor is it geared to winning or losing. The spirit of a warrior is geared only to struggle, and every struggle is a warriors last battle on earth. Thus the outcome matters very little to him. In his last battle on earth a warrior lets his spirit flow free and clear. And as he wages his battle, knowing that his intent is impeccable, a warrior laughs and laughs."
Author: Castaneda Quotes Category: Struggle Quotes Earth Quotes
"“All paths are the same: they lead nowhere. However, a path without a heart is never enjoyable. On the other hand, a path with heart is easy—it does not make a warrior work at liking it; it makes for a joyful journey; as long as a man follows it, he is one with it.”"
"Only as a warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge, and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges."
"“A warrior never worries about his fear.”"
Author: Castaneda Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"“The spirit of a warrior is not geared to indulging and complaining, nor is it geared to winning or losing. The spirit of a warrior is geared only to struggle, and every struggle is a warrior’s last battle on earth. Thus the outcome matters very little to him. In his last battle on earth a warrior lets his spirit flow free and clear. And as he wages his battle, knowing that his intent is impeccable, a warrior laughs and laughs.”"
"But we just had to explain to them the advantages and disadvantages of amending our Constitution."
"it's better to get something worthwhile done using deception than to fail to get something worthwhile done using truth."
"A rule of thumb for a warrior is that he makes his decisions so carefully that nothing that may happen as a result of them can surprise him, much less drain his power."
"Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask ourselves this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, then the path is good. If it doesn't, it is of no use."
"All paths are the same, leading nowhere. Therefore, pick a path with heart!"
"The only thing that is real is the being in you that is going to die."
"A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting."
"They took money away from us for years, and we never got it back."
Author: Castaneda Quotes Category: Money Quotes
"The world around us is a mystery, and men are no better than anything else."
Author: Castaneda Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"Being timid prevents us from examining and exploiting our lot as men"
Author: Castaneda Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"I am only a man … who knows that he’ll never understand all that is around him."
Author: Castaneda Quotes Category: Man Quotes



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