Quotation Explorer - 'Rasheed Ogunlaru'

Shifting perspective(s) and being proactive are essential to your our life paths, progress and possibilities: "Just because a door appears closed it does not mean that it is locked - nor that it will not open with the right heart, call or touch - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The best way to look back at life fondly is to meet it - and those along your journey - warmly, kindly and mindfully - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The only way to change someone's mind is to connect with them from the heart. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Without appreciation (for yourself, others and life itself) there is no growth - Rasheed Ogunlaru
In our evolution language has been the greatest single contribution to our understanding and misunderstanding - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You may possibly become rich by just caring about yourself and what you want to gain from life but you cannot possibly enrich the lives of everyone you meet that way. The pathway to enlightenment and transformation and liberation is the heart not the mind. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Good fortune often occurs when you stop expecting life to present opportunities to you and you start presenting opportunities to life. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
People will ask you the question 'how is life treating you?' But my question is 'how are you treating life?' On that your happiness rests - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Always let your talent and tenacity do the talking. Never your tantrums or sense of self righteousness or entitlement. For it is your talent and tenacity that will carve out, shape and seal your possibilities and destiny. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You won't ever build your confidence from a perception of lack. For it grows and evolves from realising who you are and what you already have. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Money and material things may well sustain you physically. But it is only living life from/with love & compassion - and the hearts and lives that you touch - that will truly nourish you emotionally and in spirit. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It's not just a question of doing what you love for a living. It's about doing what you love with love. Then your life and all be transformed. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It's not the depth of your intellect that will comfort you or transform your world. Only the richness of your heart and your generosity of spirit can do that - Rasheed Ogunlaru
See money currency - as the flow of energy and giving that cycles between you, others and me. Now let it flow kindly, fairly and mindfully. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Every great athlete, artist and aspiring being has a great team to help them flourish and succeed - personally and professionally. Even the so-called 'solo star' has a strong supporting cast helping them shine, thrive and take flight. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Our abilities and possibilities are at one and the same time very limited and quite infinite dependent on the depth of our relationship to our 'self', others and life itself. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
To truly motivate others 1) discover what their motives, desires & drivers are 2) genuinely connect with and support them from the heart. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
There are essentially two questions in life - a spiritual question and a material question. The spiritual question is 'Who am I?' The material question is 'What am I to do with my life?' One leads to the other. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The secret of winning any prize is knowing that your own treasure and potential is equal to it... and worthy of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The degree of your mindset will confine you - just as the breadth of your open-heartedness will set you free - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Sharpen and trust your judgement: learn when spending is a shrewd investment and when it is merely an indulgence - Rasheed Ogunlaru
In life one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day - or to celebrate each special day. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Nothing has value without self worth - Rasheed Ogunlaru
A rich life is lived from a giving heart not a selfish mind. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
There is no question- love is the answer - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Only love and compassion can bring true and lasting transformation - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The pathway to enlightenment, transformation and liberation is the heart not the mind. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Care about people; yes. Care about how people feel; yeah. Care about what people think; beware. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Legacy is not what's left tomorrow when you're gone. It's what you give, create, impact and contribute today while you're here that then happens to live on. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Enlightenment is not about attaining a ultimate level of intelligence or intellect. It is regained by shedding all the ideas, illusion and binds thrust on you and that you then so readily accrue. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It's essential to keep moving, learning and evolving for as long as you're here and this world keeps spinning - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Know your magic, trust your magic, use your magic and know that you are a manifestation of life's magic. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
If you feel that you are going without go within - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Success is a trophy, a title, something gained, attained or retained. Fulfilment, true happiness, contentment.... bliss is the gift of the self-realised. That is the real prize. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Life is a series of events and sensations. Everything else is interpretation. Much is lost in transition - and added in assumption / projection - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The mind will enchain yourself, others or both. Your heart will set you / them free - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Take a walk outside - it will serve you far more than pacing around in your mind. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Thoughts will lead you in circles. Silence will bring you back to your centre. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
All hate is hurt, all compassion is understanding - Rasheed Ogunlaru
We are one at the root - we just part at the branch - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Don't expect others to hand success to you. Create it - with heart, energy and enterprise - and you'll make it come true - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Despite all our amazing ability, ingenuity, technology and industry humans are the one species who have not mastered the art of simplicity. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Success is secondary to impact. Success is a list of what you win, gain and attain - it may pass it may remain. Impact is the test; the hearts, minds and lives you touch, enhance and forever change... - Rasheed Ogunlaru
What people say and feel about you when you've left a room is precisely your job while you are in it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I've no interest in being thought provoking. Who needs more thoughts. I'd rather go down as one who is thought disposing. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Role models are only of limited use. For no-one is as important, potentially powerful and as key in your life and world as you. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You are what resides before, beyond and between what you think so do not be consumed by thought. It is only a fragment of your magic. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
There’s little growth and progression without learning and reflection - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The head thinks. The heart knows. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You can not hope to arrive at harmony in your life while stirring up disturbances in anothers... - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Those who say life is knocking them down and giving them a tough time are usually the first to beat themselves up. Be on your own side. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Authenticity is hard to fake - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Expectation has brought me disappointment. Disappointment has brought me wisdom. Acceptance, gratitude and appreciation have brought me joy and fulfilment. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I am not sure that you can be taught how to love. In many ways it is innate - just watch and see what small child effortlessly does. But you can be reminded of it and invited to it and reminded of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It does not need to be perfect - or technically correct - to be magic - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Life itself is the best (and the only) timekeeper. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
A few simple tips for life: feet on the ground, head to the skies, heart open...quiet mind - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Odd how we focus on studying wars at at school to form our 'education'. No wonder we know so little about making and forging peace as adults. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
If you must walk in someone's shadow make sure it's your own - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Q: When is the perfect time? A: Who can say, but probably somewhere between haste and delay - and it's usually most wise to start today. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Perhaps above everything compassion is the most important thing to embrace and emanate in life. It will enhance your life - and it's the one thing that will elevate and heal mankind - Rasheed Ogunlaru
If you have a big ego put it to wide and wise use so that it benefits and enriches everyone not just you - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Enlightenment is not about attaining an ultimate level of intelligence or intellect. It is regained by shedding all the ideas, illusion and binds thrust on you and that you then so readily accrue. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The moment that you give gratitude is the moment that you find happiness. The moment that you lose gratitude your happiness will vanish and slip through your fingers - Rasheed Ogunlaru
There is nothing you lack and all you will find; we are one at the heart - just divided by mind. Don't let life pass you by. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You cannot pour more water into a full cup without causing a spillage. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Nothing in life is a foregone conclusion unless and until it is foregone and concluded - Rasheed Ogunlaru
All pursuits are pointless and fruitless unless and until love and compassion are found and then are the foundation and destination of all you do - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Always take some of the play, fun, freedom and wonder of the weekend into your week & your work - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Just because a door appears closed it does not mean that it is locked - nor that it will not open with the right heart, call or touch - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Sometimes in life there's no problem and sometimes there solution. Within this space - between these apparent poles - life flows. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Intelligence is just one dimension of ability. Don't limit yourself to it. Open up to instinct, intuition, creativity and thus possibility - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Sometimes a step back or away from an idea, task or project brings even more perspective, insight and clarity. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
On any day - in any given event - you have to believe in yourself and back yourself 100% - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Sooner or later everything will turn to dust - except love - Rasheed Ogunlaru
They'll come a time - in fact many times - when all the tools & techniques will fail you or desert you. Then - at last - is the moment to trust, use & follow your heart - Rasheed Ogunlaru
As the sun knows; even the sky is not the limit... - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Success is simply the wisdom born out of so called failures - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Goals are only ever a guide; a winding, changing path. It's your heart that will really keep you on tack... and nourished along the way. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
First one must understand conditioning - only then can we speak of choice - Rasheed Ogunlaru
By simple mathematics giving is key to the world you seek to live in. If I take I alone gain. If I give or share then two at least are enriched. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Only the foolish would think that wisdom is something to keep locked in a drawer. Only the fearful would feel empowerment is something best kept to oneself, or the few, and not shared with all. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Thought for the day: we have far too many of them. And we prize them too highly; more so than we do the power of silence, mindfulness and pure kindness. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The human mind and what we've achieved with it is remarkable. But it does not come close to what we can do, be, see and heal with our hearts - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It's not the world that needs to change - it's our consciousness we must raise - Rasheed Ogunlaru
There's no alternative to being yourself. Accept it, honour it, value it - and get on with it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Our life stories are largely constructed and without mindfulness can prove destructive. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
A Star is always a star no matter what stage they are on or at - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Success is meaningless without fulfilment - both begin within - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Gratitude is the best food and fuel to start the day for you. Have some at lunchtime and again at dinner too. It will energise and sustain you - the whole day through. But it will also leave you room, power and the thirst to do what you need to do and contribute. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Throw your arms around the world and hold on tight. But not through fear ...but because of your love. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Open your eyes, mind and heart - and then (only then) you will see - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It’s is not just a question of doing what you love for a living. It is a matter of doing what you love with love. Then your life and all lives will be transformed. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The greatest gift you can give (yourself or anyone else) is just being present - Rasheed Ogunlaru
In life your expectations and disappointments are directly linked. So too is your heartfulness and your contentedness - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Just like the cast of a great movie and the career of great athletes few success stories are a one man show. Build your team and grow. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
In broad terms; success is something you spend your lifetime looking for and happiness is something you spend your whole life overlooking - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Some think that they are incredible but are actually un-credible. Do you work, master your craft... - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The tragedy about history - personally and globally - is that while we may learn it we rarely learn from it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Don't get too lost in consumerism or materialism. As for ownership, the ultimate test of it is were you born with it and can you take it with you when you leave? - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Life is a series of events and sensations. Everything else is interpretation. Much is lost in translation and added in assumption / projection - Rasheed Ogunlaru
A touch less ego and dash more humility will improve the quality of anything you turn your hand to. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Stop looking outside or at others for that which you seek of yourself. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
How you look it is pretty much how you'll see it - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The internet and online communication is the window into your world - but real life, in person communication / connection is the door. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
How you look at it is pretty much how you'll see it - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Rest and peace should not be left until you're deceased. They are two vital life incredients everybody needs and seeks. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
While you'll feel compelled to charge forward it's often a gentle step back that will reveal to you where you and what you truly seek. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Always let your talent do the talking. Never your tantrums. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Triumphs are usually the outcomes of countless learned-from 'failures - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Peace of mind arrives the moment you come to peace with the contents of your mind. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
If you are not yourself people will look right through you and see the pale shadow of someone else - Rasheed Ogunlaru
In the long run most short cuts are flawed - especially on journeys to 'so-called' success - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It is not blindly pushing your own agenda that will enrich the world. It’s is your ability and willingness to understand, appreciate, anticipate, address, serve and support the lives of others that will. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Gratitude is the best food and fuel to start anything that you need to do - it will nourish and sustain you...and others too. Hankering will leave you hungry - or with with heart, head or belly ache - and tends to have or leave a sour or bitter taste too. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The reason that so many fail to find happiness is that they fail to find gratitude. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The world is already yours - why try to conquer it? - Rasheed Ogunlaru
We're merely one tree with various types, shapes and sizes of leaves that all wave differently in the breeze - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Step outside for a while - calm your mind. It is better to hug a tree than to bang your head against a wall continually - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The mind defines, decides, doubts and divides - only the heart truly binds. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You may possibly become rich by just caring about yourself and what you want to gain from your profession and your life but you cannot possibly enrich the lives of everyone you meet that way. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I am not sure that you can be taught how to love. In many ways it is innate - just watch and see what small child effortlessly does. But you can be invited to it and reminded of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Compassion is even more powerful than courage. Sure, with courage you can conquer a world - but only with compassion can you heal and build it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Our life stories are at one and the same time reality, fallacy and fantasy... - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Be a star not a diva! - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Your mind will enchain you. Your heart will set you free - Rasheed Ogunlaru
There are ultimately two choices in life: to fight it or to embrace it. If you fight it you will lose - if you embrace it you become one with it and you'll be lived. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The land of possibility is a better place to make your home than the realm of expectation will ever be - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Gratitude is the best food to start and sustain you. Hankering creates hunger, unhappiness, bellyache, headache and heartache - and often leaves a bitter taste - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Funny how in a material world full of pundits and economists obsessed with assets and liabilities -personally, economically and globally - few speak about the greatest of all these…YOU. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Some strive to make themselves great. Others help others see and find their own greatness. It's the latter who really enrich the world we live in - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You've got to know what your magic is. How else will you fully share your gifts with others and enrich the world for these precious years that you live? - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The true measure of your success is the degree to which within you are truly content - and the depth to which others hold you with real love and respect - Rasheed Ogunlaru
When everyone is hungry and waiting when things need doing urgently and the clock is ticking - it’s often wiser to get cooking and present a ready-made dish they’ll find tasty to eat rather than getting everyone involved in deciding on the recipe. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Love is the only answer to every question - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Despair and disappointment are the parent of countless inspired, inspiring, triumphant creations - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Live your life, sing your song. Not full of expectations. Not for the ovations. But for the joy of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
One of the fascinating things about our lives - and minds - is that tend to spend years wishing and wanting others and the world around to see in us that which we ourselves do not appreciate fully. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
During my life journey I've discovered an interesting thing; once you stop seeking outside you discover what already resides within. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Love is the only answer to every question. It is the only thing that will serve you in every situation. It is the route and the destination. It is medication, liberation and should be at the heart of and expression of your vocation. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
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