Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari is a great short illustration of how to live life to the fullest, while appreciating what is most meaningful. The meaning is not how much money you can make, but rather being their for your daughters first footsteps.

Parts I like it from the book :

1- We have email, fax machines and digital phones so that we can stay connected and yet we live in a time where human beings have never been less connected. We have lost touch with our humanity.

2- If you make even one person smile during your day or brighten the mood of even a stranger, your day has been a worthwhile one. Kindness, quite simply, is the rent we must pay for the space we occupy on this planet.

3- I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

4-We all have within us the courage and the capacity to handle even the greatest curves life may throw our way. ~ Rawan Al-Hayyan 

 

Quotes from the book

“Your “I CAN” is more important than your IQ.”

“Everything is created twice, first in the mind and then in reality.”

“I’ve learned that everything happens for a reason,” the yogi Krishnan told him. “Every event has a why and all adversity teaches us a lesson… Never regret your past. Accept it as the teacher that it is.”

 

“investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. it will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.”

 

“the purpose of life is the life of purpose”

 

“never overlook the power of simplicity”

 

“I once read that people who study others are wise but those who study themselves are enlightened”.”

 

“Push yourself to do more and to experience more. Harness your energy to start expanding your dreams. Yes, expand your dreams. Don’t accept a life of mediocrity when you hold such infinite potential within the fortress of your mind. Dare to tap into your greatness.”

 

“it is only when you have mastered the art of loving yourself that you can truly love others. it’s only when you have opened your own heart that you can touch the hearts of others. when you feel centered and alive, you are in much better position to be a better person.”

 

“Never regret your past. Rather,
embrace it as the teacher that it is.”

“Worry drains the mind of its power and, sooner or later, it injures the soul”

 

“The moment I stopped spending so much time chasing the big pleasure of life. I began to enjoy the little ones, like watching the stars dancing in moonlit sky or soaking in the sunbeams of a glorious summer morning.”

 

“Laughter opens your heart and soothes your soul. No one should ever take life so seriously that they forget to laugh at themselves.”

 

“Never be a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of you future. You will never be the same.”

 

 

 

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