Enlightening Words

This page is a compilation of enlightening words taken from many excerpts. Click the links to go to the category you desire. I will put down also the author of the phrase.


The first challenge in the process of dating is to give up searching for your soul mate and instead focus on preparing yourself so that you can recognize your soul mate when he or she appears.
--John Gray (Mars and Venus on a Date)

A man is attraced to a woman who clearly can be pleased.
--John Gray (Mars and Venus on a Date)

When a man focuses on his mistakes and not hers, he discovers a tremendous power to make her happy
--John Gray (Mars and Venus on a Date)

Men are like Rubber bands, women are like Waves
--John Gray (Men are from Mars Women are from Venus)

Men are like Blowtorches, Women are like Ovens
--John Gray (Mars and Venus on a Date)


The five T's to good sex are Touch, Tease, Time Talk, and Trust

It's not the size of the wand but the magic in the stick.


Expenses expand to consume the available money

Success, Winning, and most of all KATN
(Kicking Ass and Taking Names)

The difference between the hero and the coward is the coward cuccombs to his fear and pain while the hero does not.
--Ronald Bazillion

Don't be afraid to make mistakes because the path to glory is littered with fuckups.
--Richard Marcinko

Lead, Follow or get out of my way.
--Lee Iacocca

Lead, Follow or get out of my fucking way.
--Richard Marcinko, variation on the theme

The secret to winning is tottally dependant upon Drive and Persistance.
--Dennis Waitly (The pchychology of winning)

Everyone fights, no-one quits !!
--Excerpt from Starship Troopers

Example is leadership
--Albert Schweitzer

Been there. done that. now you go there and do that.
--Richard Marcinko

That which does not kill us makes us stronger

When you got them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
vietnam veterans' proverb

Because he is tottally honest with himself at all levels of introspection, [the ninja] can venture into the realm of falsehood and untruth without defiling himself or his spirit. He can willingly plunge into the cold darkness, knowing full well that he has the power to create his own light from the brightness he carries in his heart
--Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi (34th grandmaster, Togakure-ryu Ninjutsu)

I am the warlord the wrathful god of combat and I will always lead you from the front not the rear.
--Richard Marcinko (first commandment of specwar)

I shall punish thy bodies because the more thou sweatest in training, the less thou bleedest in combat.
--Richard Marcinko (fourth commandment of specwar)

Thou Shalt, in thy Warrior's Mind and Soul, and always remember my Ultimate and Final Commandment: There are no rules -- Thou shalt win at all costs.
--Richard Marcinko (tenth commandment of specwar)

Train Say Your Prayers and Eat your Vitamins.
--Hulk Hogan