‘I honestly could care less if a blind person or a person with a challenge takes up kayaking or climbs mountains. What I want them to do is to say ‘I’m going to take my own journey. I’m totally shatter whatever limitations I have in my life.’
American athlete, adventurer, author, activist and motivational speaker, and the only blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest
Featured on HBO Real Sports in May 2015 in a special entitled Blind Ambition
‘Do you know what you are?
You are a manuscript of a divine letter. You are a mirror reflecting a noble face.
This universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself. Everything you want, you already are.’
13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic
‘Something hit me very hard once, thinking about what one little man could do.
Think of the Queen Mary—the whole ship goes by and then comes the rudder. And there’s a tiny thing at the edge of the rudder called a trimtab. It’s a miniature rudder. Just moving the little trim tab builds a low pressure that pulls the rudder around. Takes almost no effort at all. So I said that the little individual can be a trimtab.
Society thinks it’s going right by you, that it’s left you altogether. But if you’re doing dynamic things mentally, the fact is that you can just put your foot out like that and the whole big ship of state is going to go. So I said, call me Trim Tab.’
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor
‘If if the universe is so wild and unpredictable, so full of possibility, why are your thoughts about your own life so limited?’
From the book What The Bleep Do We Know?! by William Arntz, a research physicist and spiritual seeker
‘The law of attraction attracts to you everything you need, according to the nature of your thought life. Your environment and financial condition are the perfect reflection of your habitual thinking. Thought rules the world.’
Dr. Joseph Murphy
Irish born, naturalized American author and New Thought minister ordained in Divine Science and Religious Science
The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind was one of his best-selling books
‘The most important thing that you can do on this planet is to elevate, transform and illuminate your own consciousness.’
Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music
‘Life is pure adventure. The sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.’
American author, poet, dancer, actress, and singer