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Quotesabout eachenneagramtype THE ENNEAGRAM IN BUSINESS MINI-BOOK© 2 0 2 1 T H E E N N E A G R A M I N B U S I N E S S

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“Love is the absence of judgment.” ~ Dalai Lama “If I only had a little more humility, I’d be perfect.” ~ Ted Turner “Be like the bamboo, the higher yougrow, the deeper you bow.” ~ Chinese proverb “When I started counting my blessings,my whole life turned around.” ~ Willie Nelson “The two hardest tests on the spiritualroad are the patience to wait for theright moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” ~ Paul Coelho ENNEAGRAM TYPE 1

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“If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others.” ~ Dalai Lama “Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.” ~ Thomas Merton "We never know which lives weinfluence, or when, or why."~ Stephen King "Kindness is a language which the deafcan hear and the blind can see.” ~ Mark Twain “All that we suffer and all that weendure, especially when we endure itpatiently, builds up our characters,purifies our hearts, expands our souls,and makes us more tender andcharitable, more worthy. . . .” ~ Orson Witney ENNEAGRAM TYPE 2

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“The goal is not to be better than theother man, but your previous self.” ~ Dalai Lama “If you are humble, nothing will touchyou, neither praise nor disgrace,because you know who you are.” ~ Mother Teresa “While everyone exercises influence,the size and strength of our influencedepends upon our effort.” ~ John Maxwell “Rest and be thankful.” ~ William Wordsworth “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. Weshall get there some day.” ~ A.A. Milne ENNEAGRAM TYPE 3

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“Through difficult experiences, life sometimes becomes more meaningful.” ~ Dalai Lama “There is something in humility thatstrangely exalts the heart.” ~ Saint Augustine "If you want to build a ship, don’t drumup the men to gather wood, divide thework and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery “Be thankful for what you have; you’llend up having more. If you concentrateon what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” ~ Oprah Winfrey “Equanimity arises when we accept things as they are.” ~ Jack Kornfield ENNEAGRAM TYPE 4

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“A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.” ~ Dalai Lama “Just knowing you don’t have theanswers is a recipe for humility,openness and acceptance. . . .” ~ Dick Van Dyke "The secret of my influence has alwaysbeen that it remained secret." ~ Salvadore Dali “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~ William Arthur Ward “Patience and wisdom walk hand inhand, like two one-armed lovers.” ~ Jarod Kintz ENNEAGRAM TYPE 5

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“If it can be solved, there’s no need toworry, and if it can’t be solved,worry is of no use.” ~ Dalai Lama "Do not be too timid and squeamishabout your actions. All life is anexperiment. The more experimentsyou make the better. What if they are alittle coarse and you may get your coatsoiled or torn? What if you do fail, andget fairly rolled in the dirt once ortwice? Up again, you shall never be soafraid of a tumble."~ Ralph Waldo Emerson "If we magnified blessings" as much aswe magnify disappointments, wewould all be much happier.” ~ John Wooden “Water is patient. Dripping water wearsaway a stone. Remember that, mychild. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it.” ~ Margaret Atwood ENNEAGRAM TYPE 6

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“When you talk you are only repeatingsomething you already know. But, if you listen you may learn something new.” ~ Dalai Lama “Do you wish to rise? Begin withdescending. You plan a tower that willpierce the clouds? Lay first thefoundation of humility.” ~ Saint Augustine “One of the main reasons that we loseour enthusiasm in life is because webecome ungrateful.” ~ Joel Osteen “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”~ Aristotle ENNEAGRAM TYPE 7

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“Look at situations from all angles, andyou will become more open.” ~ Dalai Lama “To lead the people, walk behind them.” ~ Lao Tzu "Every thought which genius and pietythrow into the world alters the world."~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” ~ Aesop “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ~ Benjamin Franklin ENNEAGRAM TYPE 8

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“If you think you are too small to makea difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” ~ Dalai Lama “Be like the bamboo, the higher yougrow, the deeper you bow.” ~ Chinese proverb “In order to have influence, you have to be influenced.” ~ Stephen Covey “When you practice gratefulness, thereis a sense of respect toward others.” ~ Dalai Lama“"There are times to stay put, and whatyou want will come to you, and thereare times to go out into the world andfind such a thing for yourself.” ~ Daniel Hadler (Lemony Snicket) ENNEAGRAM TYPE 9

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