The Zen of Success – Knowing Generosity

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in The Zen Of Success

One of the most important and effective ways to gain knowledge and enlightenment is to learn from Successful people in history that have gone before and become a priceless part of our past, and were generous with their thoughts, experience and understanding.

- At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another emgenerosity/em and love. But it is also, all too often, where we learn nasty things like hate, rage and shame. – strongBarbara Ehrenreich/strong

- Candor and emgenerosity/em, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin. – strongTacitus/strongstrong
– Curiosity endows the people who have it with a emgenerosity/em in argument and serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will. – strongAlistair Cooke/strongstrong
– emGenerosity /emduring life is a very different thing from emgenerosity/em in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear. – strongHorace Mann/strongstrong
– emGenerosity/em is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. – strongKahlil Gibran/strong

- emGenerosity /emis not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do. – strongKahlil Gibran/strong

- emGenerosity/em is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives. – strongJean-Paul Sartre/strong

- Gentleness, self-sacrifice and emgenerosity/em are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion. – strongMohandas Gandhi/strong

- Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of emgenerosity/em. strong- Jose Marti
– He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without emgenerosity/em; for the essence of emgenerosity /emis in self sacrifice. – strongHenry Taylor/strongstrong
– Humanity is the virtue of a woman, emgenerosity/em that of a man. – strongAdam Smith/strongstrong

- It has always seemed strange to me… the things we admire in men, kindness and emgenerosity/em, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second. – strongJohn Steinbeck/strong

- It is not possible, given any degree of optimism and emgenerosity/em in regard to people in general, to set a time limit on creative reflection or a limitation on the number of people involved in the creation. – strongEarle Brown/strong

- It takes emgenerosity/em to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert. – strongJacques Yves Cousteau/strong