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ZETT WHY                                                                                                                  ...
ZETT WHY                                                                                                                  ...
ZETT WHY                                                                  52 Quotes to live by                            ...
ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live bylife. Some of them were pseud...
ZETT WHY                                                               52 Quotes to live bysuggested in only a few brief s...
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ZETT WHY                                                                52 Quotes to live bynotice that that the one who c...
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ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live byEasy bowing should become a q...
ZETT WHY                                                             52 Quotes to live bynotice that you dont present any ...
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ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live byBecause you “know” how they s...
ZETT WHY                                                              52 Quotes to live byTry to forget your ‘I’ in a rela...
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ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live byObserve yourself in the eveni...
ZETT WHY                                                               52 Quotes to live byanything at this moment. You on...
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ZETT WHY                                                                     52 Quotes to live byRepetition – the engine o...
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ZETT WHY                                                                52 Quotes to live byHeaven loses its meaning witho...
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ZETT WHY                                                                52 Quotes to live bythe stability and exaltation o...
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ZETT WHY                                                                52 Quotes to live byInner potential and desires   ...
ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live by                             ...
ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live byWe see ourselves everywhere  ...
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ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live byBy saying one thing, we have ...
ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live by                             ...
ZETT WHY                                                                52 Quotes to live byIf we could learn from the mis...
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ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live bydominate you, ruins you. The ...
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ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live byThe dark side of conceit     ...
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ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live byWhat is real happiness?      ...
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ZETT WHY                                                                52 Quotes to live byfound. If you watch your daily...
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ZETT WHY                                                                 52 Quotes to live byPathology is always nearClear...
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Zett Why explores 52 ways to happiness in his first book, “52 Quotes to Live By”. The book was written 15 years ago. The author has always have been unsatisfied with the philosophies and truths taught at school. None of the teachers could give him answers to difficult questions like - “What is the meaning of life?”, “Who am I?”, etc. Later on, he began to gain a degree from the university of life. He has always looked for a more primary source, and tried to understand the real cause of the connection between things and relationships.

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  1. 1. 52 Quotes to live by ZETT WHY Published 2012 by INTERNET IDEAS LTD
  2. 2. 52 Quotes to live by Copyright © ZETT WHY Copyright © INTERNET IDEAS LTD All Rights ReservedNo part of this book may be reproduced in any form by photocopying or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage or retrieval systems, without permission in writing from both the copyright owner and the publisher of this book. ISBN 978-1-62050-640-0 Published 2012 by INTERNET IDEAS LTD www.52quotestoliveby.com
  3. 3. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by Contents1st Quote: Knowing that not knowing is good equals halfway to happiness... .......................................... 92nd Quote: Water is the most yielding substance, but no one has defeated it yet... ............................... 113rd Quote: Be no one, if you want to stand high... ..................................................................................... 144th Quote: Your consciousness – witness and judge at the same time... ................................................... 165th Quote: Love the person you see, not who you would like to... ............................................................. 186th Quote: Eyes should see, ears should hear, and the mind should keep silent... .................................. 217th Quote: Face death every evening, so that you can be reborn in the morning... ................................ 228th Quote: Suffering and happiness are always near. Which will you choose? ........................................ 259th Quote: Only by not achieving can you achieve... ................................................................................. 2610th Quote: Sunlight doesnt wait for a compliment, water doesn’t refresh for fame... ......................... 2711th Quote: Some, going the Way, dont leave home. Others who left home, dont show up on the Wayat all... ......................................................................................................................................................... 2812th Quote: Your enemy is your best friend... ........................................................................................... 3013th Quote: The real joy is along the Way, not at the end of it... ............................................................. 3214th Quote: Everyones suffering – yesterday or tomorrow...................................................................... 3315th Quote: Gold only glints in shit... ........................................................................................................ 3516th Quote: Everything that belongs to you, comes easily and with joy................................................... 3617th Quote: You only see yourself everywhere.......................................................................................... 3818th Quote: When blaming others, look in the mirror... ........................................................................... 4019th Quote: In advising another person, you only burden him with troubles... ....................................... 4220th Quote: Satisfy the horse, and the rider will also be satisfied... ......................................................... 4421st Quote : Throw off whats not yours, and you will find the joy of life... ............................................... 4622nd Quote: Dont overestimate yourself, and you wont be angry at anything... ................................... 4823rd Quote: Want to be happy? Be happy! ................................................................................................ 5024th Quote: Emotions are your best advisors............................................................................................ 5225th Quote: Excellence of life is in a feeling of measure! .......................................................................... 5426th Quote: Only a person who has given everything away has nothing to lose..................................... 5627th Quote: Death is the best lawyer... ..................................................................................................... 5728th Quote: Learn to love yourself, so you can love the world.................................................................. 59 4
  4. 4. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by29th Quote: The entire future is in the present... ....................................................................................... 6130th Quote: Dont make excuses – people are still always dissatisfied... ................................................... 6231st Quote: If you want to change the world - begin with yourself... ........................................................ 6332nd Quote: Your desires and reality are separated by an abyss... ........................................................... 6433rd Quote: Space is limited by infinity, while believing has no limits... .................................................... 6534th Quote: The most important rule is to have no rules... ........................................................................ 6735th Quote: Form symbolizes the past... .................................................................................................... 6836th Quote: You can desire something, or you can just do it... .................................................................. 6937th Quote: When you realize that you have something – you will lose it at once................................... 7038th Quote: Learn to feel the limit – then you will avoid suffering... ......................................................... 7139th Quote: „He who defends the humiliated, only heightens himself...“ ................................................ 7240th Quote: Only at the highest point of a conflict will you realize what a fool you are... ....................... 7441st Quote: The house is empty, but only because of this can you live there... ....................................... 7542nd Quote: A dream or reality – only you exist... ..................................................................................... 7643rd Quote: You are blessed while having an illusion, and condemned without it... ................................. 7844th Quote: Find true stillness, anything else doesnt matter... ................................................................ 8045th Quote: Things you look for, dont really exist... ................................................................................. 8246th Quote: The one seeking truth should realize that its everywhere... ................................................. 8347th Quote: Dont blame life, and everything will be a miracle... ............................................................. 8548th Quote: A borrowed jacket never suits you......................................................................................... 8649th Quote: Illness is an opportunity for you... ......................................................................................... 8750th Quote: Stop dreaming and begin living... .......................................................................................... 8851st Quote: Know without words... ........................................................................................................... 8952nd Quote: The only obstacle along the Way is You... ............................................................................ 90Final word ................................................................................................................................................... 93 5
  5. 5. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by IntroductionA problem arisesAll science refers to logic and the mind. The domination of intellect is reflected in oureducational system, too. This dominant structure can destroy any trace of personality.By killing personal expression in such a way, teachers can turn kids into robots. Parentsalso play an active role in all of this. Adults dictate: “You must go to school... you mustlisten to your teachers... if its written in a book, its absolutely true... No one has everdied from learning... I have achieved all this only because of science...” In school we aretaught grammar, mathematics, and many other disciplines. It can all seem very nice andvaluable from a distance. But in fact and in practice, we only use a tiny part of our entiremind and experience. As we learn to use more of it, we can become human beings with awider knowledge of other galaxies than ourselves...Only after we have grown up do we begin to realize that life consists not only of physicsor mathematics, but also of Nature’s Rules, which have a huge effect on our dailyroutine. We learn the operating principles of these rules by intuition. Same as at school,same as in life – some go further, some do not. But imagine what life would be like, ifhigher mathematics could be exchanged for a greater understanding of Nature’s Rules. Iam not talking about physics or chemistry – I instead have in mind a more completehuman being with all his mental facilities, physical condition, intercommunication, andknowledge of all the rules which have an impact on this. Enough for a search of thegalaxy– its time to find Yourself!The guiding law of life!I always have been unsatisfied with the truths taught at school. None of the teacherscould give me answers to difficult questions like - “What is the meaning of life?”, “Whoam I?”, etc. Later on, I started to gain a degree from the university of life. All my life Ihave lived and worked among people, and I have not been contented with the superficialanswers I have heard – I have always looked for a more primary source, and tried tounderstand the real cause of the connection between things and relationships.My studies still continue. When looking back at my life, a feeling that they will never endcomes over me. Truths that were realized just yesterday are being denied today andrealized anew. Thoughts and ideas which were only beautiful words not long ago, are mypersonal qualities today. Despite the things I have found on my Way, each day I feel likea beginner. Such an attitude helps me to keep learning. I have met many teachers in my 6
  6. 6. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live bylife. Some of them were pseudo-teachers, some – real pearls of wisdom, who left a deepimpression on me. In observing them, their teaching systems, and in analyzing results, Icame to one conclusion – despite our nationality, race or religion, all of us are under asingle guiding law.This guiding law can be called Satisfaction in our consciousness. Its the constant andmain engine ruling all our life processes. Whatever our situation in society or dailyroutine may be, it should be evaluated through this feeling at first. When we face apositive life situation, we meet life like a flower in spring meets the eye of the sun. Anendless feeling of satisfaction appears in our consciousness... This feeling is an indicator,determining many of our choices.Satisfaction in consciousness verifies that a person’s external ego and their internal egoaccept a situation, and there is no conflict between their outside and inside world. Whena positive life situation occurs along the Way, and a person’s consciousness becomesfilled with a feeling of satisfaction, all things become automatic. All moral and religiousteachings, such as “be good” and “love your neighbor”, become meaningless. A personwho experiences a smile from destiny, or faces a positive life situation, doesnt need tobe told that he should respect elder people and women, take compassion onunfortunates or other things like that. These things just seem normal to him, and themost important point is that he realizes it as a natural thing, not truths that have beentold to him by someone else.About the bookDue to many objective and subjective reasons, we are often forced to go in directionswhich wouldnt be our choice under other conditions. We usually follow the goalsimposed by society, friends, or just egoism created by ourselves. The more intellectualwe become, the less often we feel satisfaction in our consciousness. We postponemoments of happiness to particular points in time, and believe that we will be happywhen we achieve them. But right after having achieved them, we set new goals, and goon to the next goal. This race has no end.How can you stop a race which has no meaning? How is it possible to find joy in simplethings? How can you learn not to hurt yourself in your communication with others?What do Christianity, Buddhism, and other movements really say? Here in this bookyou will find answers to these and many other questions.This book is written in a Japanese style. Each part starts by a Quote called a Way. All theways put together would fit on only two pages, but civilization uses many words toexplain everything nowadays, and the whole meaning wouldnt be clear to a westerner if 7
  7. 7. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live bysuggested in only a few brief statements. Due to this reason, a detailed explanationdetailing what the author has in mind has been added to each Way.Reading the book can be done in two ways. The first is traditional – reading it from thebeginning till the end. But I strongly recommend devoting yourself to the moment.Think about a problem that you are worried about, and choose any part of the book bychance – let the right Way offer an answer to you. 52 Ways, guiding you to Satisfactionin consciousness, are waiting. Many call it Happiness...Before startingWhen dealing with satisfaction in consciousness, you cant cheat yourself. The feeling ofpleasure cant be created – it comes when a person’s internal situation (body and mind),is in harmony with their external (social position and circumstances) situation. Thebook will tell you how to match these, and what the main factors are which can causeconflicts and problems. I have just mentioned the word “happiness”, but the things Iwrite about cant be labeled in such a manner. The definition of Happiness can be easilyrealized by each one of you. It can even be felt physically. It is Satisfaction inconsciousness.Pleasure in consciousness is all that we need. Its a guiding star, showing us whether weare on the right Way, or not. Alienation from pleasure is called Suffering. Pleasureseeking (desire) is called Hope. The appearance of a pleasurable moment - Happiness.Permanence in being in a condition of pleasure is called Love. A condition of pleasurewhich involves all your entity is called Nirvana. People who are able to stay in acondition of overpowering pleasure in consciousness all the time, call it the SupremeTruth. Here is all that is Human...Enjoy your reading! Zett Why 8
  8. 8. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 1st Quote Knowing that not knowing is good equals halfway to happiness... Zett WhyInformation paradoxNowadays, every person can be called a walking library. While Christian tradition saysthat Gods ways are higher, we can make an observation – intellectual ways are limitless.Our developing civilization and the growing amount of information available show thatintellect is in a golden age. But it hasnt brought happiness to people, even with itstechnological progress. Its related to all the aspects of our lives, especially for families. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --In keeping with the topic on intellect and its impact on our lives, we should return backto the Introduction – the more unhappy a person is, the higher their intellect. Take alook around and observe your surroundings. How many love songs have been written?Unfortunately, almost all of them state an accepted fact – star-crossed love. Rememberyour own love. Could you have said at that time - “Im in love!”? Probably not, because ifyou could have, your feelings would have been coming from your external perceptionsand the satisfaction of egoism. That’s why a lover is silent and a saint is silent – theyown a quality, but dont realize it. Its intellect that realizes things and gives them values.After all, what can you say when you are full of emotion in the Here and Now, andtheres no need for any talk?Intellect chains everything up. It generates emotions such as Egotism, Hatred and so on.Even love is mixed together with the emotions created by the intellect. You can often 9
  9. 9. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live bynotice that that the one who confesses love to you is expecting the same answer, becausetheir intellect insists on it, wanting guarantees. Now, is such a love what the scriptureshave in mind? Absolutely not. When egotistic love doesnt get a response, the next stepis hatred.Intellectual extremism -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Only this will help you become reborn, and only this will let you find joy in simplethings. Only this way leads to happiness... 10
  10. 10. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 2nd Quote Water is the most yielding substance, but no one has defeated it yet... Zett WhyBeing yielding is an advantageBowing to something is in one or another way mentioned by many religions. One of thewell-known lessons taught by Christ says - “if someone strikes you on the right cheek,turn the other side to him”. But show me a Christian, faithfully following such a precept.The interpretation of being yielding is strained in our society. Being yielding is actuallynot self-effacement or humility in the name of gaining some points in the uncertainkingdom of God. Devotees understand it like the wordless acceptance of injustice,unconcern, and the common problems of mankind. Christians took a formula ofresponding to an aggressor without violence, and are trying to go along the way of life bybowing in an easy manner, not getting on anybody else’s road, and by praying. Still, trystepping onto their path, and their imaginary bowing will disappear. However, thisbelongs to another topic. Moreover, church teachers and wise people in this case talkabout having a special quality. This is a quality which helps one to survive and winwithout fighting.Water doesnt fight, but it always wins -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Egoism is the greatest enemy to bowing 11
  11. 11. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byEasy bowing should become a quality of every person. Of course, egoism andconventionality block this. Lets do an experiment to illustrate this. When you face aconflict situation, try to be yielding instead of your usual reaction and arguing. I assureyou that the results will surprise you. The most difficult thing in a conflict situation isnot losing your “I”, and being able to observe the situation itself in an objective manner. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --What will you choose?It is said that the older people get, the wiser they become. Observe your elders – themajority of them will consider being yielding a quality. Only after going along a greatdistance in life, in which we experience continual losing, humiliation, and absolutefailure of self-confidence, do we begin to realize that being yielding is more thandesperate prostration. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --I will reveal one more secret to you – when looking at a group of people communicating,you should notice that each one is basically talking to himself. He who can hear hisfriend, is the winner in such a situation. With the intention of achieving our goal, wemust reduce our own significance to zero. After that, you should do everything you canto strengthen the significance of others. When you follow this principle, people will 12
  12. 12. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live bynotice that you dont present any risk to them. As a consequence, they will become morehonest with you. Paradoxically, your significance in their eyes will only grow... 13
  13. 13. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 3rd Quote Be no one, if you want to stand high... Zett WhyThe concept of egoismWhen a person learns to think and analyze, he starts choosing. From the choosingprinciple, egoism is born – the more people seek it, the more expensive a thing or aposition is. It is said that the greatest victory is to conquer your own egoism. So, letsfind out what it means at first.Wikipedia says: “Egocentrism is a personality trait which has the characteristic ofregarding oneself and ones own opinions or interests as the most important or valid.”To put it simply, its an unlimited desire to feel pleasure by using everything that isaround us, due to self-interest. Egoism reaches its peak of satisfaction when its selfishstimulus helps us to achieve what other people cant.The development of egoismThe development of egoism can be watched in parallel with the evolution of humanbeings. At first it was minimal – related to the provision of food and family growth. Itsroots are instincts. Look at children, and you will the see the purest egoism. Becausetheir intellect is not yet developed, they only follow instincts. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 14
  14. 14. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byWhen will we stop? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --How much do you really need?Looking at it from one side, it may seem that the world is headed straight to self-destruction, and that there are no real enemies – other than ourselves - we are the onlyones harming ourselves.It also seems that our egoism has reached its peak. The world and its resources are toosmall for our scope. We should all realize that by using cars we are polluting the air anddestroying the environment around us. But how many people, in understanding this,have deliberately stopped using their cars? A second wave of crises goes through theworld. Pick any one of these crises – each one is a fruit of egoism. We cant use the worldfor the constant satisfaction of our desires any more.A reverse process is running – the more we try to satisfy our egoism, the more we suffer.Something which was once an engine of development has started to harm itself by goingtoo far. There is only one way to escape – by throwing off egoism - and if we don’t do itourselves, we will be forced into self-destruction.Psychologically, egoism is relevant. It gives us food. But a problem arises when the limitof our needs is turned away from its proper path – the limit of how much we really need.All of us want to be happy. Whatever this amount of happiness may be, whether 100grams or 1 kilo – its the same happiness. Uncountable. 15
  15. 15. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 4th Quote Your consciousness – witness and judge at the same time... Zett WhyWhat is consciousness? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Consciousness as a witnessOne of the biggest problems occurs when contradictions between different worldcognition spheres fight within a person. We can observe a woman suffering fromcontradictions very easily. For instance, she decides to marry a rich man. Her mind saysYES, because it ensures financial security, whereas her heart or emotional intelligencesays NO, and we have finally arrived at a contradiction. That is how tension in the mindis created, and its all because the intellect’s intellectual logic has a conflict with feelings.Consciousness in this case acts only as an observer, but the internal conflict, especially ifits related to feelings, sends a signal of dissatisfaction to it. 16
  16. 16. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --So, when will you start treating yourself better? Then everything will go forward byitself, as if without any effort. You may ask – how can this be achieved? The answer issimple – stop lying to yourself, and make peace between all the parts of yourpersonality. When there are no contradictions anymore among your emotions and mindin your life, peace and balance of mind will rule. Maybe youll have to refuse somethingor push something away, but ask yourself – how much would you give for inner peace? Ithink that it replaces any amount of money, and it is the main goal of many people.Consciousness as a judgeInner peace will bring you one more thing. You will notice success entering your dailyroutine. People around you will also see your internal changes. Your character andreactions to the environment will change, too. Each “compromise” between yourinternal parts creates a conflict or contradiction. If you do nothing, it starts to get bigger.Its like a seed, which grows and evolves. You can ignore it, but only till a particularlimit. When it gets to critical mass, it explodes. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 17
  17. 17. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 5th Quote Love the person you see, not who you would like to... Zett WhyHow we understand loveWe understand love in a twofold manner. The first way is limitless and unconditionallove of all, as set out in the scriptures. The second way is personal love, when one personloves another. I will not mention love of all in this part of the book. Here, Im going totalk about the aspects of personal love. It can be recognized according to several of itsmain features. At first, you may observe that personal love is diluted with a sufficientdose of egoism. If he loves her, she must love him, and vice versa. Lacking this responsein personal love is the straightest path towards suffering. Each lover tries untiringly toadjust the object of his love to himself. Thats another quality and evil. The main reasonfor all the conflicts between couples is the Lover Illusion.Lover illusion -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Love to the partsThere are only separate romanticized parts of a lover in your head, not an entire person.Its just a phantom who is almost not related to the original. After creating thisphantom, you quickly notice that your lover may not be fulfilling all your expectations. 18
  18. 18. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byBecause you “know” how they should behave in one or another situation. This is thestart of conflicts in your relationship. Even worse – you begin to try to adjust the realperson to match the phantom by all means. By the way, this is another feature ofpersonal love – extortion. Extortion of someone who you think you love. The worst of itis that you do it from the heart, by lying to yourself and harming this close person. If thereal person loves you enough, they can think that something is truly wrong, and starttrying to change in line with your picture of them. But then the real person risks losingwhat they had in the beginning, plus the phantom perception of them in your head.Egoism in love -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Egoism basically works on a simple principle: I do something for you – you dosomething for me. But actually, egoism works a little bit differently. You do somethingfor me, and then I will think about it, because the most important thing is what it meansto me. The worst of it is that egoism uses love as a means of blackmail. Very often youwill see a situation where one partner tries to correct the other partner in order to matchthe phantom by blackmailing them with feelings. These observations apply to bothpartners. You will know the size and differences of your phantom through the number ofconflicts evoked by you yourself.Destroy the phantomA piece of advice for you – try to know your lover as you did from the start. Rememberconflict situations, and look at them from your lovers side. Let go of any egoistic claimsto your partner. You will be surprised at how many conflicts would not have happenedat all, and you will see that the original and the phantom you created are two differentpeople. 19
  19. 19. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byTry to forget your ‘I’ in a relationship, and pay more attention to your partner.Remember that our bodies consist of many cells. A healthy cell gives 70% of its energy tothe organism, and keeps just 30% for itself. When a cell takes 70% of the energy, we callit a cancer cell. Now, try to apply this formula to your relationship... 20
  20. 20. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 6th Quote Eyes should see, ears should hear, and the mind should keep silent... Zett WhyA story of a hermit -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Seeing the world Here and Now -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 21
  21. 21. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 7th Quote Face death every evening, so that you can be reborn in the morning... Zett WhyFatigue – the consequence of civilization?Look at modern man – feeling tired has almost become a fashion. Its like an officialstatement that shows you are normal, like a sign that proves that you follow an insanerhythm in life step by step. Modern people, working from dawn till dusk in beingrelevant to all, feel very tired and complain about fatigue. A shroud of fatigue like adense mist covers and lies on more and more people in the world. People are trying toescape from the rat race and blindly following the illusion that a big amount of moneymeans happiness. Well talk about this incorrect illusion in other parts of the book. Nowlets pay attention to fatigue and its real consequences. Doctors have even developed anew term for this phenomenon – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A survey of generalpractitioners shows that as much as 55% of their patients complain about this.Naturally, a question arises – why do we get so tired and from what?Causes of fatigue -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Your mind is never on holiday 22
  22. 22. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byObserve yourself in the evening before falling asleep – what a sea of unfinished tasksand thoughts live in your head. If due to this hive of thoughts, caused by circumstances,you fall asleep in a troubled state of mind, it will lead to a troubled night of sleep.Naturally, a person feels tired after not getting enough sleep. This has no end – weregoing around and around like dogs chasing our tails. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Ways of solving the problem of constant fatiguePsychological tiredness causes constant stress. The most popular way of solving aninternal conflict is to set it aside consciously or unconsciously. Because we don’t knowwhat our behavior should be, we try to put the problem far away from us as an irrelevantthing. Sometimes we start to drink. It helps us forget for a time, but later it comes backwith double force. The problem is not solved yet, and the body now has a hangover.Attempting to hide internal confusion requires a lot of energy. Even if you think youhave managed to forget one or another problem, fatigue can be a symptom showing thatthat skeleton in your closet hasnt come out into the light of day yet. You will have towork on it, or it will come out by itself, and this usually happens in a disturbing fashion.There is another way, actually – to lay all the problems on a table, trying to consciouslyrecognize which of them are yours, and which have been given to you by other people.Think about how you can solve the ones that belong to you, and how to throw out theones belonging to others while keeping your conscience clean. Before analyzing thesecollected problems, put egoism off to the side. Its one of the main creators of tension inour mind. If you think that you really need a new house – be honest with yourself. If itsonly an attempt to show off or impress the neighbors – is it worth it? Is it worth youreffort to spend borrowed money for things you dont need, especially when using such“help” for impressing people you dont like? I purposely wrote “borrowed” - if you useyour own money, there wont be any tension.Every evening before falling asleep, try to let go of everything that stresses you and gainsome balance in your mind. Let go from the heart. Remember that you cant change 23
  23. 23. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byanything at this moment. You only harm yourself by worrying. It doesnt help in solvingproblems, because the tension won’t let you see all the choices.So when going to sleep every evening, let it all go – like it would be your last day onEarth. Leave the problem solving for your unconscious internal mind. It knows all theanswers, but you will have to trust it, and ask it questions without mental tension. Manydifferent cultures have a saying - “morning is wiser than evening”. Only a clean mindcan be reborn every morning. Develop the art of letting go, and you wont meet anyobstacles on your Way. 24
  24. 24. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 8th Quote Suffering and happiness are always near. Which will you choose? Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 25
  25. 25. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 9th Quote Only by not achieving can you achieve... Zett WhyThe ability to choose is a cause of tensionAs we grow up and develop, we learn to choose. We begin to differentiate what is goodand what is bad. After learning to choose, we only seek out the particular things in lifethat we want, like balance of mind, comfort, and guarantees. Still, it doesnt seem tomatter how much we achieve, because we always think that there is no limit to it. That ishuman. In seeking what we want, we experience discomfort, irritation, or other negativeemotions. Even in a moment of happiness, we put it aside, because we imagine that itwill be worse in the future. So we rely on past experience. The worst of it is that ourpersonal failures don’t only affect us. When we dont do well, we complain to others.When we see others doing well, we warn them that it cant last forever. In this manner,our personal tension becomes social.The negative side of the mechanism of choice -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 26
  26. 26. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 10th Quote Sunlight doesnt wait for a compliment, water doesn’t refresh for fame... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 27
  27. 27. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 11th Quote Some, going the Way, dont leave home. Others who left home, dont show up on the Way at all... Zett WhyGive value to lifeEvery new day in our lives is equal to rebirth. Unfortunately, we only realize this at thefuneral of a close person – after seeing that yesterday was the last day for someone.Each time we wake up, we have the possibility to start a new life, and in essence, changesomething. Actually, every day is a gift of great value. It is a benchmark, from where wecan initiate a lot of change. Everything is in our hands, but how often do we postponeour personal development to a brighter tomorrow or wait for special circumstances,which may provide us with the ability to correct the situation? As Oriental wisdom says,“the road of ten thousand miles starts from the first step”. The first step is the mostdifficult to take.Start changing from inside -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 28
  28. 28. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byRepetition – the engine of change -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Does the current situation satisfy you? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Find your own WayIn the end – one more reminder. Remember that alone by themselves, material valuesand comfort wont make you feel well. A Chinese proverb says - “you can buy a bed, butyou cant buy good sleep”. When reaching for material well-being, think about whetherit is really yours, and if it is really what you want. Its difficult to find out what is reallyyours, and what is being imposed on you by society. But, you will come to understandthe real values when you separate these two things. After realizing your true values, youwill see your own Way, and after taking the first step, no one will be able to stop youanymore. In this world, there is nothing stronger than a person going his own Way,knowing what he truly wants. He doesnt face any obstacles... 29
  29. 29. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 12th Quote Your enemy is your best friend... Zett WhyA tree only grows surrounded by other treesA long time ago in a faraway tropical forest, two tribes lived. They were fighting witheach other constantly. One day, the chief of one tribe, who was its youngest person,thought of a clever plan about how to totally defeat the opposite tribe. The idea wassimple – sneak up around the opposite tribe and set fire to their village from all sides.The plan succeeded, and one of the tribes totally destroyed the other. So the winnercelebrated with a victory dance around a fire. Unfortunately, after a short time the tribestarted to die off. Internal conflicts and disunity came into power, although looking fromone side, there wasnt any outside danger anymore. The chief had changed the most. Hehad dimmed and lost any big interest in the world. The tribe slowly declined. The youngchief didnt understand that by destroying the other tribe, he had actually killed his own. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 30
  30. 30. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byHeaven loses its meaning without Hell -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --An obstacle is your best teacher!Its a paradox that after achieving a goal, we lose everything at once. Maybe not thethings we worked for, but the things which truly stimulated us in doing this. Imagine fora second that you have the ability to do absolutely nothing. How long could you stay insuch a position? A person has to move and develop in some way. While moving, sooneror later he faces obstacles. Whether you see an obstacle in your path depends on yourinner potential. What may be an extreme situation for one person happens daily toanother. You can choose to knock down the obstacles with your head and hope that theywill finally go away, but how many people have died in such a way? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --So when you hear about a problem, do something unusual – feel pleasure. Let this be astimulus to move forward and achieve. Theres no other way except whining and feelingsorry for yourself. Plus, if you have already achieved everything and lost what used togive you joy – Let it go, and start from anew. After all, you already know that you can.You already know that the joy is along the Way, not at its end... 31
  31. 31. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 13th Quote The real joy is along the Way, not at the end of it... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 32
  32. 32. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 14th Quote Everyones suffering – yesterday or tomorrow... Zett WhyCompetition encourages a racePeople are often in a constant rush, and are rarely satisfied with their current situation.Real moments of joy and blessings are usually postponed to the future or rememberedfrom the past. Even present day achievements are valued and analyzed by comparingthem to those of other people. This creates the feeling of being in a race - a race that hasno end. In today’s modern world the ability to be the best or the strongest is preferred toonly being good or strong. Competition is encouraged everywhere, and the race is basedon an intellectually created hierarchy principle. The higher the position is, the moreapplicants. Go watch any Hollywood movie. There you will find a superhero, sweepingeverything away from the ground by the power implementing his truth. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Everything that belongs to you comes easily and with joySome psychology experts say that our constant striving and looking for something toachieve comes from our instincts for growth, but this assumption can definitely becriticized. For instance, the world’s best sportsmen get huge salaries, although theresalready no more space for their development. One more popular reason for competitionis the desire to save self-esteem, and here its worth mentioning that self-esteem andconceit have one and the same meaning. Many people experience a vacuum of values, so 33
  33. 33. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live bythe stability and exaltation of self-esteem can only be earned by conquering others. Thissituation is even worse when we talk about a person whose feeling of self-worth is notrelated to him. His self-esteem is directly proportional to his position or status withinsociety. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Your future starts Here and Now -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 34
  34. 34. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 15th Quote Gold only glints in shit... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 35
  35. 35. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 16th Quote Everything that belongs to you, comes easily and with joy... Zett WhyTension generates violenceA person’s life is hard enough when their consciousness is shaded with goals. While wedont achieve, we still have a possibility. After achievement we also have a possibility.Once having achieved something, we shrivel up more and more. It pollutes ourconsciousness. Problems can’t be solved if we only increase our speed and effort.Jumping to uncertainty requires us to throw away ourselves and all that we know. Morethan one nation and people have fallen from trying to increase their rate of achievement. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Everything that belongs to you, comes easily and with joy. Other things probably dontbelong to you. When achieving things with violence, you only harm yourself. 36
  36. 36. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byInner potential and desires -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Which desire is yours?The biggest problem is that when we think we want something, its often difficult todifferentiate which desires are ours, and which are imposed by society and ourenvironment. Its very hard to separate desires created by egoism. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 37
  37. 37. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 17th Quote You only see yourself everywhere... Zett WhyWhen talking to another person, you are actually talking to yourselfAn idyllic picture. Two people meet, talk to each other, and separate in a friendlymanner. You may say – whats so special here? But I suggest that you look at thissituation a bit closer. If you are unbiased and fair enough, you will notice an interestingthing. When talking to other person, we are actually talking to ourselves. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Every person has unique personal experience. What seems dangerous to one person canbe a normal daily routine for another, and vice versa. When talking, people share theirexperience and exchange opinions. On principle, during communication with anunknown person, a scanning process is working. The process is soft enough up to aparticular limit – till all the parameters synchronize. When the parameters totallysynchronize, we say that the person is good, and seek friendship with them. A conflictsituation appears when one or the other’s internal limit for achieved possibility isreached or exceeded. 38
  38. 38. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byWe see ourselves everywhere -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --How can this situation be changed?Here a question arises – how is it possible to learn to see a situation from the other side,objectively, and get rid of stereotypes which dont allow anything new? So we end upwith kind of a closed circle. From one side it seems safe, but looking at it from adevelopment and possibility point of view, it appears to be in stagnation. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Oriental wisdom says – you cant wade through the same river twice. Some time haspassed – the river has changed, and you have also changed... 39
  39. 39. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 18th Quote When blaming others, look in the mirror... Zett WhyThe main cause of stressMany of you will admit that the main cause of our diseases and mental disorders isstress, usually arising from communication with other people. Relationships orinterpersonal communication psychology between people is one of the most populartopics in mass media. Family life and professional relations are talked about whileconsidering their various aspects. A lot of advice is given which is denied the nextmonth, and new advice is offered. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --How many grievances and how much despair does a person experience when he doesntreceive something he desires? Typically, contempt is a self-defense reaction, along withalienation and misunderstanding. Grievances stay with us for a long time, eroding usfrom within. Still, it seems that we need to do so little – to change our attitude, and thesituation would change. Instead of harming ourselves, we can find joy incommunication. A consequence of this would be a reduced level of stress. After reducingthe level of stress, diseases and psychological blocks will disappear. 40
  40. 40. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byBy saying one thing, we have others in mind -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Conflict is the best communication teacherMany interesting things happen when we dont agree with another persons opinion. Wecan see two possibilities in a conflict situation. The first – I am angry and despise myopponent. The second – I understand what a fool I am, and try to listen to his opinionclosely. If you are practicing the first communication option, it looks like you are a lonerwith limited amount of friends. With the second option, you are welcome in anycompany, and surrounded by many friends. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --The biggest secret leading to successful communication is reducing your conceit to aminimum, and exalting the conceit of other people. All people want is to be significant inthe eyes of others. When you throw off your conceit, and work on exalting thesignificance of other people, you will rid yourself of all your enemies. People will want tocommunicate with you kindly, because they wont see you as a competitor. The mostparadoxical thing is that your significance in others eyes will only rise. 41
  41. 41. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 19th Quote In advising another person, you only burden him with troubles... Zett WhyThe natural desire to help othersOne of the natural human qualities is helping others, and its probably somethingwithout which it would be difficult to survive in a community. It looks like the desire tohelp others is already programmed in our genes.Scientists once did an experiment, in which eighteen-month-old babies participated.The experiment showed that when a baby sees an adult not directly related to him,whose hands are full and who needs help in lifting something, he reacts almost at once.It looks like helpful behavior is instinctive because it appears very early, even beforeparents start teaching politeness. I believe that helping others is natural and a goodthing. In this part of the book I would like to talk more about help, which we try to giveothers in times of emergency, failure, or psychological conflict.Are you unbiased in advising others? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 42
  42. 42. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byIf we could learn from the mistakes of others...Many wise books say that a really clever person learns from the mistakes of others. Butthere are only a few clever persons, because after having gained a good amount ofexperience, they begin advising. What a boring and horribly perfect world we would livein, if we could learn from the mistakes of others. People would just stop making them ata certain point. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Conclusion: our wisdom comes together with our experience, but the same wisdom canalso stop us. Grandfather probably never experienced fresh morning grass with his feetagain... 43
  43. 43. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 20th Quote Satisfy the horse, and the rider will also be satisfied... Zett WhyIs egoism really a bad thing?Despite the fact that in certain parts of the book I criticize egoism, I would like to remainobjective and mention several positive things about healthy egoism. In the past, whenwe were small children, we were taught that egoism is a bad thing. Since young childrenhave not developed their intellect yet, they are only ruled by instincts. Looking at it fromone side, it seems as if this is the purest egoism. A child is constantly told that he shouldbe ashamed of such a quality. In this way, children are imperatively taught sharing. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Dont give priority to anyoneWhen egoism becomes inadequate (not helping, but disturbing life), it fills withsickness, and turns into egocentrism. If a person is psychologically balanced – issatisfied with his social welfare and has good health, then theres no big reason tooverrun the limits of natural egoism, and want more than he has. But if his daily life isunsuccessful and full of never-ending problems and diseases, a person can becomeegocentric. All this arises from a desire to end the circle of failures, and ensure biggerguarantees for things through constant limitless saving. It is remindful of a child whodoesnt want to share sweets – the more he doesnt want to, the stronger his motherpushes. Here the law of balance is worth remembering – anything that you allow to 44
  44. 44. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live bydominate you, ruins you. The more guarantees we seek, the more extreme they become.Lets read an Indian fairytale for this case.A fairytale about a wolf -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --A common mistakeTheres no other way. Many repeat the same mistake – and without care for their outeregoism, they try to throw everything away and bury themselves in spiritual pursuits. Inthis way their suffering becomes worse, because both sides are unsatisfied. Let meexplain this in another way. What would a day be like, if you didnt sleep well the nightbefore? It is the same for your outer egoism. Care for the horse, and the rider will also besatisfied. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 45
  45. 45. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 21st Quote Throw off whats not yours, and you will find the joy of life... Zett WhyWhen was the last time you sang in the shower?Lets start with a question – when was the last time you sang in the shower? I ask this,because such a desire is related to mental health. During growth and development, wesave many things which block our ability to feel joy in life. For example, burdeningourselves with various commitments and promises like “I must” and “Ill do this”, chainsus down. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Count your stones -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 46
  46. 46. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byWhich stones should stay?You probably wont succeed in throwing away all the stones. In an ideal situation, itwould be logical to get rid of all them first, and try to not accept anything new for awhile. After the emotion of joy appears, the real stones will show up - stones that youcan carry with a smile. But if you dont dare to get rid of all them, only leave the oneswhich inspire you and that you really believe in. If a stone-commitment or a desiredoesnt bring joy, it really brings an opposite emotion – stress. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Learn to observe yourself objectively. See how many stones you have willingly andautomatically accepted to hang from your neck. Learn the art of letting go. Learn not tomake excuses for others when you dont want to accept the stones they want to imposeon you. Find the joy of life once more... 47
  47. 47. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 22nd Quote Dont overestimate yourself, and you wont be angry at anything... Zett WhyThe concept of conceitLets explore some terms here. Conceit appears if we pay too much attention to, oroverestimate ourselves. Conceit appears in our mind at first. To be more specific, its anintellectually created fruit. Conceit works in two ways. In one way, its overvaluingyourself, and in the other – devaluing. Many people repeat to themselves: “Im animportant person”, “my job is full of responsibility” or “my opinion is better”. A muchworse option is self-devaluing, or even despising yourself. Whenever doing anything,you always expect that the worst thing will happen, and always think that you couldhave done it better. The polarization differs, but the essence is the same.Outer conceit is a natural consequence of internal thinking. You will recognize outerconceit from such sentences as: “I only like this” and “I think that this is better thanthat”. We choose one thing from several. The choice itself is not so bad, but a problemoccurs when we value our chosen option over others.The Law of balance is an enemy of conceit -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 48
  48. 48. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byThe dark side of conceit -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --By expressing our direct and indirect desires, we give more or less importance to things,and turn the balance principle on. If you say that you hate something, it will stay withyou in various life situations. You will be stuck with it, until you make peace with it, orgo to other side of the extreme, and begin adoring it. Adoring it will also be an extreme,and sooner or later the balance principle will turn you towards the other direction. Thishas no end – until you find a balance.Celebrate an extreme condition -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Only after reaching a bottom can you can take a step. But dont take too long of a step –the opposite extreme is not as far as you think... 49
  49. 49. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 23rd Quote Want to be happy? Be happy! Zett WhyWhat is happiness?People have looked for happiness for all of time and have tried to discover what it is.Many books and dissertations have been written about happiness and seeking it. Therepresentatives of various religions say that they have their own ways to happiness andfullness, and kindly share advice about how to achieve it. You will also find an ocean oflecturers and advisors saying that they can help with such a question. If we put all thisinformation together, it seems that people these days should be happier, but it doesntwork this way somehow. When watching the increasing pace of the world, one gets theopposite impression – that people are moving further and further away from the thingthey call happiness. Here we can see a paradox – the more we seek something, the fasterit moves away from us. The opposite directions lead to sadness, stress and tension. Themore we try to push these emotions away from ourselves, the more circumstancessupporting them appear, and all this seems like a closed circle.Can the fruition of a goal be equal to happiness? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 50
  50. 50. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byWhat is real happiness? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Your way is the best, because its Your way... 51
  51. 51. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 24th Quote Emotions are your best advisors... Zett WhyEmotions vs. IntellectDuring the time of the great philosopher Plato, it was said that cognition is followed byfeelings, and they are part of the mind. Still, Plato himself was one of the fathers of theidea that feelings represent the more primitive, animal instincts first, and arent inharmony with thinking. Later this thought was revisited by Sigmund Freud and hisfollowers. What about after that? These days we can hear the widespread opinion thatemotions can even disturb thinking, and that they should be controlled, tempered, andreduced by other aggressive actions. Its probably a natural thing – that one side deniesthe other. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Emotions in our daily lifeOne time I had the possibility to watch a TV show where the topic was emotionalintelligence. The announcer mentioned several well-known names and their successstories. The thing that got the most attention was a picture of an iceberg. As we all know,the peak of an iceberg floating in water is equal to only one tenth of its whole mass. Theupper part of the iceberg can represent IQ, or intellect, and the underwater part – theEQ, or emotional intelligence. Its a very important fact – the emotional intelligence partis nine times bigger than the intellectual one. I think that a better allegory cant be 52
  52. 52. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byfound. If you watch your daily life carefully, youll see emotions everywhere. Even indeciding something or what in our opinion is strictly logical, they participate in one wayor another. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --The mind clearly separates what is good and what is bad. To a wise person, its oneundivided thing. In other words, a wise person sees no difference between good and bad– its one and the same. People who have had the attracting polarization since birthintensively develop the side of intellect committed to improving and dominating,whereas people with the letting go type develop the side concerned with emotionalintelligence. Emotions are constructive in their natural occurrence, but any effort by theintellect “to control” them brings destruction.Intellectual impact on emotions -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Communication with other people and matters will sort itself out. Dont give up after thefirst failure. After learning how to cover things up, youll now have to try uncovering.Dont bottle up your emotions. Remember that doing this is only an intellectual attemptto stop their natural flow. 53
  53. 53. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 25th Quote Excellence of life is in a feeling of measure! Zett WhyDo you know when enough is enough?The feeling of measure is probably the most important of all wisdoms. A person’spersonality, body, feelings, senses and needs are a strongly interrelated complex. Still,each part has a tendency to become extreme if it becomes dominant. How can werecognize when a limit is near or being approached? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Feel the measure in everything -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 54
  54. 54. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byPathology is always nearClearly feel the limit, behind which suffering is waiting. Dont force yourself to work orrun around, but be active. When seeking comfort or beauty, dont be greedy even inthoughts, but be particular. In compiling knowledge, dont try to become quick-witted,but instead look deeply. In taking compassion on others, dont complain, but beresponsive to people who need your help. After achieving well-being, dont be jealous,dont steal, and don’t try to look big, but know its price. After becoming religious, dontcondemn non-believers, threaten them or swear at them. Try to be a wise person,accepting both differences and contrasts. Then you wont cross the line.Pathology is not somewhere else. Its always near. Its intangible. People sick in bodyand soul are always right... 55
  55. 55. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 26th Quote Only a person who has given everything away has nothing to lose... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 56
  56. 56. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 27th Quote Death is the best lawyer... Zett WhyFear of death -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Fear of death is our constant companion. When we were children, we didn’t understandwhat happened to grandfather or why he was lying still and everyone was crying. Afterour consciousness and egoism develop and we grow up, we begin to get used to the factof death. Our fear of death is directly proportional to the size of our egoism. The biggerour egoism is, the more fear we have that one day well have to leave without takinganything we’ve saved. 57
  57. 57. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byThe main cause of fear -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Death is the best lawyer! -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 58
  58. 58. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 28th Quote Learn to love yourself, so you can love the world Zett WhyIs loving yourself a sin? -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Love feeling dualityTheres no concept about people that shouldn’t include us also. Any doctrine trying toprove such a concept would contradict itself. While it may seem to all of us that we areseparate and independent individuals, in looking at this from the side of duality, wereactually closely related one to another. The same duality principle trips us up. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 59
  59. 59. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byExtremes in loving yourself -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Start with simple things. Stand facing a mirror. Stare into your eyes. Try to continue thisfor as long as you can. Say hello to yourself. Say to yourself loudly – I love you! Everymorning and every evening repeat to yourself: “I accept myself as the person I am. I lovemyself!” Do it sincerely. Go for a walk. Eat a favourite dessert. Start loving yourself... 60
  60. 60. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 29th Quote The entire future is in the present... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 61
  61. 61. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 30th Quote Dont make excuses – people are still always dissatisfied... Zett WhyWhatever we doWhatever we do, people around us are still always dissatisfied. When were single,people ask about our significant other. Why we are single? And if we arent – when arewe going to get married? After marriage they ask about a child. After the child is born,they ask about a second one. After the second one, they say – maybe its enough, ormaybe youre planning a third child? If divorce happens in a family they ask – why? Andwhen we meet another person after a divorce, they wonder and dont understand, askingwhy so fast?Whatever we do, people are always dissatisfied with our situation. This doesn’t happenin only these situations, it is true throughout life. Here the question arises – is it worthmaking excuses for others? They live in such situations themselves. Other people askthem the same things. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 62
  62. 62. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 31st Quote If you want to change the world - begin with yourself... Zett WhyYouthful naivetyThe magic of youth, as wise people say, is hidden not in the youth itself, but in itsnaivety and belief that the entire world belongs to you and you can change it. Thereasons for making changes may not be present yet, but there is still an unending desire.When a person grows up and becomes more mature, he becomes wiser and realizes thatthe world can’t be changed so easily. But youth doesnt give up – a young man firstreduces his world-conquering ambition down to the size of his native country. Aftersome time it becomes clear that this is also impossible… -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 63
  63. 63. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 32nd Quote Your desires and reality are separated by an abyss... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 64
  64. 64. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 33rd Quote Space is limited by infinity, while believing has no limits... Zett WhyThe power of thought is limitlessHuman life, like any other expression of energy, is a chain of choices, causes andconsequences. Its like a big stage, and the director is you. Yours, as the mainperformers role and destiny, depends on your own choice. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Alliance of thought and emotion -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 65
  65. 65. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byControl your thoughtsTheres a saying - “bad luck rarely walks alone”. Maybe you have thought, why? Whenan accident happens, all your consciousness is filled with dealing with the problem.Everything you send out – thoughts and suffering– is related to it. What you send out, -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Knowing that the director of this stage is You, try to begin choosing. If you observeyourself and the environment, the first results will appear soon enough. The mostimportant thing is conscious and constant control of your thoughts. Become the masterof your own thoughts... 66
  66. 66. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 34th Quote The most important rule is to have no rules... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 67
  67. 67. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 35th Quote Form symbolizes the past... Zett WhyCycles of lifeA person goes through six stages in their development. Lets call them life cycles. Everycycle begins, develops and becomes mature. A mature cycle is changed by anotherfollowing cycle. In the East it is said – all truths are created with a purpose to denythem. The principles of a mature cycle get stronger, and sometimes begin to protect thecycle itself. This is how a conflict arises in a person. When you get stuck in one of thesecycles, pathology appears, and the pathological indicator is a feeling of suffering inconsciousness. Thats why heroism doesnt go along with peacefulness. It is inflexibleand constantly searching – with dogmatism and an addiction to saving and keeping. Sowe must get rid of hardened and inflexible principles in our daily life. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 68
  68. 68. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 36th Quote You can desire something, or you can just do it... Zett WhyDo you have any unrealized dreams?What do you want to do in the coming year? Many of you will mention more than onegoal: to begin exercises in the morning, to change eating habits, to learn a new craft, towrite a book, to learn how to take photos, and so on. We all have desires and unrealizedgoals, and the worst thing is that they often only stay at this level. Research has shownthat 82% of people have some unrealized dreams. They dont disappear. Years go by andthe blaming of yourself for unrealized things only gets stronger. The main reason fordoing nothing is not knowing how to achieve what you want. Wholesale educationhighlights analytical thinking and devalues the creative potential that is relevant to thedisplay of a personality. Any person with analytical thinking will tend to prove that yourdream is a meaningless waste of time. Another thing you have to conquer is fear. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 69
  69. 69. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 37th Quote When you realize that you have something – you will lose it at once... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 70
  70. 70. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 38th Quote Learn to feel the limit – then you will avoid suffering... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 71
  71. 71. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 39th Quote „He who defends the humiliated, only heightens himself...“ Zett WhyGold only glints in shit...When you see that gold only glints when surrounded by shit, youll begin to realize thatgood cant exist without bad. When you understand that a winners triumph is built onanother persons pain, it wont be difficult to realize that a clever one is best seen onlyamong fools. After looking deeper youll notice that he, who is fighting for peace, is thebiggest aggressor, and that the one who is fighting for justice the loudest, is the mostunfair. Everything has an opposite motive. -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 72
  72. 72. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live byOpposite motivesWhen people begin to understand that beauty is beauty, ugliness appears for them.When they realize that good is good – the bad appears. No one has managed to cheat theforces of balance yet… -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. --Learn not to tilt the balance anymoreSo, our communication with the people around us should be very simple now. Everyonebetrays themself just after opening their mouth. Everyone being torn by the balancingforces is defending the opposite side of the balance by trying to compensate for the otherforce. By seeing their opposite motives, you will understand on which side of the balancepeople are really standing. Then youll be able to avoid their attempts to involve you intheir balancing act. You will realize at which point the limit is being crossed, and whatyou should correct in yourself. After learning not to tilt the balance, youll get rid of thehabit of harming other people. After learning how to not harm other people, you willfind the joy of life anew. After finding the joy of life, all the other things will happen bythemselves... 73
  73. 73. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 40th Quote Only at the highest point of a conflict will you realize what a fool you are... Zett WhyIntellect is the enemy of happinessYou may remember that you were much happier in childhood. Then why has theamount of happiness reduced so much over the passing years? Mainly, its the intellectsfault. After learning to think logically, we open the door to duality. Duality divides theworld into two parts. We attach importance to one part, reaching for it with all ourefforts, and just deny the second one. But the more we seek, the less we get. People whofollow the bird of happiness, chase it further away just by this action… -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. – 74
  74. 74. ZETT WHY 52 Quotes to live by 41st Quote The house is empty, but only because of this can you live there... Zett Why -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- -- Attention! Part of this quote is missing. -- 75

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