You can’t have life without death, neither can you have success without failure. This is where the concept of Yin and Yang comes into play, yin and yang describes how opposite or contrary forces are actually complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another. Everything has both yin and yang aspects, for instance shadow cannot exist without light.
Just like the philosophy of Buddhism, the path to enlightenment lay along the Middle Way, if the Sita’s string is too tight, it will snap and the music dies, if the Sita’s string is too loose, there will be no sound.
Remember that when you are failing, instead of giving up, take a look at the situation, are you too extreme or too slacking on the problem? If so, take a step back and move towards the middle path. The Buddha describes the middle way as a path of moderation, between the extremes of sensual indulgence and self-mortification. This, according to him, was the path of wisdom, it gives vision, gives knowledge, and leads to calm, to insight, and to enlightenment.
This can be seen with parents that are too strict, a controlling parents will raise a child that grows up to be a liar. A too uncaring parents will raise a child that grows up with no discipline. Without further ado, here are 30 uplifting and inspirational quotes when you are about to give up.
The most important thing is to keep trying. – Dieter F.Uchtdorf
You face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle. – TD Jakes
The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there. – Vince Lombardi
The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves. – Barbara Corcoran
Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things. – Walt Disney
I understood myself only after I destroyed myself. And only in the process of fixing myself, did I know who I really was. – Sade Andria Zabala
The transformation is often more about unlearning then learning. – Richard Rohr
You are never too old to reinvent yourself. – Steve Harvey
Change is the only constant in life. – Heraclitus
Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. – George Addair
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy and to love. – Marcus Aurelius
I’ve come to understand that the most exciting thing about life is change. – Mark Inglis
There is no such thing as failure is just life trying to move us in another direction. – Oprah Winfrey
Everything negative are all an opportunity for me to rise. – Kobe Bryant
It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.
Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
If you don’t jump darling, you’ll never fly.
I let my worries go so I can be here for the beauty that surrounds me now.
Amazing things happen when you distance yourself from negativity.
When everything feels like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top.
Your wings already exist. All you have to do is fly.
We rise by lifting others.
I hope you know you’re capable and significant. Even when it feels like you’re not.
What you think you create, what you feel you attract, what you imagine you become.
The difference between the novice and the master is that the master has failed more times than the novice has tried.
Mistakes are proof that you’re trying.
Being positive in a negative situation is not being naive, it’s leadership.
Don’t stop until you are proud of yourself.
What defines us is how well we rise after falling.