9 Of The Best Carlos Castaneda Quotes

Carlos Castaneda was an American author with a Ph.D. in anthropology. Castaneda’s books are full of stories of magic, sorcery, and out-of-body experiences.


9 Of The Best Carlos Castaneda Quotes



1- “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”

― Carlos Castaneda Quotes


Where are you placing your energy in life? Are you actively seeking out ways to increase your happiness or are you intent on being miserable? Focusing on what is going wrong in your life takes as much effort as seeing what you have to be thankful for. Empower yourself and set your mindset to gratitude.


2- “The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or a curse.”

― Carlos Castaneda Quotes


Problems are challenges in disguise. You choose how you wish to view them.



3- “The aim is to balance the terror of being alive with the wonder of being alive.”

― Carlos Castaneda Quotes


Life is a constant rollercoaster of emotions and experiences. It can feel scary and overwhelming and at the same time be totally wonderful. Creating a healthy relationship with the impermanence of life is the key to success.


4- “In a world where death is the hunter, my friend, there is no time for regrets or doubts. There is only time for decisions.”

― Carlos Castaneda Quotes

Make a choice. Move. Waiting for the right moment is not an option.



5- “A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.”

― Carlos Castaneda Quotes


Thinking about taking action will not move you forward. You must use your hands, you must take action towards your goals.


6- “We hardly ever realize that we can cut anything out of our lives, anytime, in the blink of an eye.”

― Carlos Castaneda


You do NOT need to hold on to the people, memories, circumstances in your life that drag you down. You only need to make the decision that you deserve more.


7- “You say you need help. Help for what? You have everything needed for the extravagant journey that is your life.”

―Carlos Castaneda Quotes


We all need support. Friends, family and mentors are important when you are on the journey towards creating the life of your dreams. But do not give away your power! People can advise, but in the end, only you know what is best for you.


8- “Think about it: what weakens us is feeling offended by the deeds and misdeeds of our fellow men. Our self-importance requires that we spend most of our lives offended by someone.”

― Carlos Castaneda Quotes


Do not spend one more second being worried about what other people are thinking, doing or saying. Get on with your own life. Your time is limited.



9- “The average man is hooked to his fellow men, while the warrior is hooked only to infinity.”

― Carlos Castaneda Quotes


The only attachment you need in this life is the one to your inner power. We all need to be able to give and receive love to friends, family and lovers in order to be fulfilled in life, but you, and you alone, have all that you need to achieve your dreams.


What are you favourite Carlos Castaneda Quotes?


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