David Deida is an American author who writes about the spiritual and sexual relationships between women and men. His books are published in 25 languages and include The Enlightened Sex Manual: Sexual Skills for the Superior Lover, Dear Lover, and Finding God through Sex.
Interesting Facts & Short Biography
He was born David Greenberg in Cleveland, Ohio on March 18, 1958. Later, he changed his surname to Deida.
David graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Theoretical Psychobiology in 1982.
In 1995 and 1997 respectively, David published his first 2 books, ”Intimate Communion” and ”It’s A Guy Thing.”
On June 1, 1997, he published ”The Way of the Superior Man.” He makes it clear in the introduction of his book that the purpose of the book is to unleash the most superior form of that masculine energy and when he refers to ”men” he really is referring to the masculine energy.
In one section it says:
”It’s easy to feel disappointed by life; success is never as fulfilling as you think it is going to be. But there is a reason for this. Successfully completing a lesser purpose doesn’t feel very good for very long, because it is simply preparation for advancing towards a greater embodiment of your deeper purpose.”
Here Is A List Of 30 David Deida Quotes:
#1 “A free man is free to acknowledge his fears, without hiding them, or hiding from them.”
#2 ”Feel your suffering so deeply and thoroughly that you penetrate it, and realize its fearful foundation.”
#3 ”Masculine and feminine aspects exist in all beings.”
#4 ”If you are waiting for anything in order to live and love without holding back, then you suffer.”
#5 “You should always listen to your woman, and then make your own decision. If you choose to go with your woman’s suggestion even when deep in your heart you feel that another decision is more wise, you are, in effect, saying, “I don’t trust my own wisdom.” You are weakening yourself by telling yourself this. You are weakening your woman’s trust in you: why should she trust your wisdom if you don’t?”
#6 “If knowing the truth is sufficient for you, then practice the art of philosophy. If only living the truth will suffice, then practice the art of love through your emotions, your mind, and your body.“
#7 “A happy woman is a woman relaxed in her body and heart: powerful, unpredictable, deep, potentially wild and destructive, or calm and serene, but always full of life, surrendered to and moved by the great force of her oceanic heart.”
#8 ”Masculine anger is always because you are feeling constrained, trapped by life. Feminine anger is always because you are feeling unloved.”
#9 “Every moment of your life is either a test or a celebration”
#10 “As long as life continues, the creative challenge is to tussle, play, and make love with the present moment while giving your unique gift.”
#11 “One of the deepest feminine desires in intimacy is precisely not to have to always figure it out for her man and guide him.”
#12 “The feminine always seems chaotic and complicated from the perspective of the masculine.”
#13 “Life itself is the feminine….whenever you are feeling isolated and weary, feel the present moment as if it were a woman.
#14 ”If you know your purpose, your deepest desire, then the secret of success is to discipline your life so that you support your deepest purpose and minimize distractions and detours.”
#15 ”Everything you do right now ripples outward and affects everyone. Your breath can radiate love or muddy the room in depression. Your posture can shine your heart or transmit anxiety. Your words can inspire freedom. Your glance can awaken joy. Your every act can open hearts and mind.”
#16 ”Your fear is the sharpest definition of your self. You should know it. You should feel it virtually constantly. Fear needs to become your friend so that you are no longer uncomfortable with it.”
#17 “A fearful man who knows he is fearful is far more trustable than a fearful man who isn’t aware of his fear.”
#18 “The simplicity of it is this: give everything you have to give in every moment, completely.”
#19 ”By eliminating the safety net of comforts in your life, you have the opportunity to free fall in this moment between birth and death”
#20 “Give all your love. I mean all your love. Why not? What do you think you can gain by holding back?”
#21 “The way a man penetrates the world should be the same way he penetrates his woman: not merely for personal gain or pleasure, but to magnify love, openness, and depth.”
#22 ”Knowing the Truth is Fairly Useless. Feeling it is Profound. Living it Makes All the Difference.“
#23 ”The most loving women are the women who will test you the most. She wants you to be your fullest, most magnificent self. She won’t settle for anything less.”
#24 “True surrender is true power: the love-force that moves the universe is also the love-force that breathes your breath and beats your heart.”
#25 “If you were to die right now, what would be the feeling texture of your last moment? Are you feeling the infinite mystery of existence, so that your last moment would be one of awe and gratitude?“
#27 “Spiritual practice is the capacity to offer your love even when you feel hurt, closed down, tense, angry, misunderstood, or hated.”
#29 “Ongoing passion and growth in intimacy requires us to let go of our ideas of what we “should” be doing and instead trust the wisdom inherent in our unguarded heart and uninhibited body.”
#30 “Stop waiting. Feel everything. Love achingly. Give impeccably. Let go.”