The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling Quotes.

1. "longing for our idealized images of life separates us from our true selves and from our true callings."
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

2. "Every man has a vocation to be someone: but he must understand clearly that in order to fulfill this vocation he can only be one person: himself."
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

3. "It is the night sea journey that allows us to free the energy trapped in these cast-off parts—trapped in what Marion would call the shadow. The goal of this journey is to reunite us with ourselves. Such a homecoming can be surprisingly painful, even brutal. In order to undertake it, we must first agree to exile nothing."
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

4. "8. And finally, of course, the very central teaching of the Gita: Let go of the outcome. Let go of any clinging to how this all comes out. You cannot measure your actions at this point by the conventional wisdom about success and failure."
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

5. "Gandhi insisted upon returning love for hatred and respect for contempt."
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

6. "And now a surprise: Beethoven was deeply inspired by his reading of the Bhagavad Gita."
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

7. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Eighty Years and More: 1815–1898, Reminiscences of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Indy Publishing, 2004,"
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

8. "Jean H. Baker. Sisters: The Lives of America’s Suffragists. Hill and Wang: New York, 2006,"
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

9. "Susan never denied the existence of God. But her beliefs were secularized and lodged in the world around her. When she was once asked, Do you pray? she responded, I pray every single second of my life; not on my knees but with my work. My prayer is to lift women to equality with men. Work and worship are one with me."
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

10. "Stephen Covey. The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People. Free Press: New York, 1989,"
- Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

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