Eckhart Tolle He is a German writer who currently resides in Canada, considered a spiritual author of great projection, especially in the US. He is also known as the author of books as The power of Now Y A new land. Find here the best phrases of Eckhart Tolle to inspire you.
Famous quotes from Eckhart Tolle
You can only lose something you have, but you cannot lose something you are.
The past gives you an identity and the future contains the promise of salvation, of fulfillment perhaps. Both are illusions.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all that you have. Make him now the main focus of your life.
The main cause of unhappiness is not the situation, it is your thoughts about it.
Life is an adventure, it is not an organized journey.
You are not completely separated. You are one with the sun, the earth and the air. You do not have a life, you are life.
If the structures of the human mind remain unchanged, we will always end up re-creating the same world, the same evils, the same dysfunctions.
The definition of yourself through thought is limiting you.
Words reduce reality to something that the human mind can understand, which is not much.
Life is not as serious as the mind makes it.
Sometimes letting things happen is an act of power much greater than stubbornly keeping you.
The past has no power over the present moment.
When you complain, you become a victim. Leave the situation, change the situation or accept it, everything else is crazy.
Some changes can be seen negatively at the beginning, but you will soon realize that space is creating in your life for something new for you.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Pleasure is always derived from something outside of you, while joy arises from within.
You are the universe, you are not in the universe.
Most human pain is unnecessary. It is created by oneself, as long as the unobserved mind lives its life.
Dogmas are collective conceptual prisons. And the strange thing is that people love their cells because they give them a sense of security and a false sense of "I know." Nothing has caused humanity more suffering from its dogmas.
You are not a problem to solve.
Many people identify the sense of themselves with the problems they have, or think they have.
Recognizing the good you achieve in your life the foundation of all abundance.
Life will give you the most useful experience for the evolution of your consciousness. How will you know that this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having right now.
Being comfortable with not knowing is crucial for the answers that come to you.
Limit your life until now. Your life may be full of problems, most lives are, but find out if you have a problem right now. Do you have a problem right now?
I have lived with several Zen teachers; All of them cats.
The mind is an excellent instrument if used correctly. If used incorrectly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately ... we usually don't use it at all. She uses us.
To know yourself is to be rooted in Being, instead of losing yourself in your mind.
You can always face the present moment, but you cannot face something that is just a mind projection: you cannot face the future.
The significance is hidden in the insignificant. Appreciate everything.
If your mind carries a heavy burden of the past, you will experience more of the same. The past is perpetuated through lack of presence. The quality of your consciousness at this moment is what shapes the future.
Nothing that happened in the past can prevent you from being in the present, and if the past cannot prevent you from being in the present now, what power does it have?
"This is my secret," he said. "I don't care what happens."
You do not become good trying to be good, but by the search for the goodness that is already within you, and allowing the goodness to emerge.
It is not uncommon for people to spend their entire lives waiting to start living.
Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on the conditions and on being perceived as positive; Inner peace is not like that.
If there are people who have not managed to forgive, you will not really wake up. You have to let go.
If danger arises in the present moment, there may be an emotion. There may even be pain. But that is a challenge, not a problem. For a problem to necessarily exist repetitive mental activity over time.
The human condition is to lose ourselves in our thoughts.
To love is to recognize yourself in the other.
Love is a state of being. Your love is not out; It's deep inside you You can never lose, and you can't leave.
Nothing has happened in the past; It happened in the Now. Nothing will happen in the future; It will happen in the Now.
Become aware of being aware.
Nothing better than a release to realize that the "voice in my head" is not what I am. Who am i then? The one I see
Only the truth of who you are, of realizing yourself, will set you free.
You become more powerful with whatever you do, if the action is carried out by yourself and not as a means to protect, improve or fulfill your identity role.
Living with an image that you have of yourself or that others have of you, is non-authentic life.
Human interactions become truly impossible when they lose themselves in a role.
Life is a dance and you are the dancer.
People look to the future with the expectation that they will reach happiness over time, but true happiness cannot be found looking to the future.
The ego wants to want more than it wants to have.
The "soul" is one of the words that can be used to talk about your deepest being, the essence of who you are.
All problems are illusions of the mind.
Don't let a world tell you that success is more than just a successful moment.
Being must be felt. You can not think.
Time is not money at all, because it is an illusion. What is perceived as precious is not time but the point that is out of time: the Now. What is precious by the way. The more you focus on the past and future time, the more you let the Now pass, which is the most precious thing there is.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, we call it a butterfly.
Man made God in his image ...
Anything that bothers you and reacts in another, is also in you.
Acceptance resembles a passive state, but in reality it brings something totally new to this world. It brings peace, a vibration of subtle energy, which is consciousness.
Each complaint is a little story that the mind totally believes.
The faster we put verbal or mental labels on things, people or situations, the more superficial and lifeless your reality becomes.
Do not look for happiness. If you look for it, you can't find it, because the search is the antithesis of happiness.
Consciousness is the greatest agent of change.
It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.
You can find peace by not rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing that you are on a deeper level.
Your outside trip can contain a million steps; Your inner journey has only one: the step you are taking at this time.
With the stillness comes the blessing of peace.
Recognizing one's own madness is, of course, the emergence of sanity, the beginning of healing and transcendence.
Everything that is fought, is strengthened, and what is resisted, persists.
I don't believe in an external agent that creates the world and then leaves. But I strongly believe that there is an intelligence at work in every flower, in every blade of grass, in every cell of my body. This is the creation of the universe. It is a continuous process.
Concern is intended to be necessary, but it does not serve any useful purpose.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and has everything to do with your state of consciousness.
The greatest achievement of mankind is not his works of art, science or technology, but the recognition of his own dysfunction.
Any action is often better than no action, especially if you have been caught in an unhappy situation for a long time. If it is an error, at least something is learned, in which case it is no longer an error. If you remain stuck, you don't learn anything.
You have much to learn from your enemies.
Prejudices of any kind imply that you are identified with the thinking mind. This means that you don't see the other as a human anymore, it's just your own concept of being human. Reducing the vitality of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence.
All the things that really matter, beauty, love, creativity, joy and inner peace arise from beyond the mind.
If you are not living this moment, you are not really living.
Always say "yes" to the present moment. What could be more useless, crazier than creating internal resistance to what it already is? What could be crazier than opposing life itself, which is now and always now? We must surrender to what it is. Say "yes" to life, and see how life suddenly begins to work for you instead of against you.
Accept and then act. Whatever the content of the present moment, accept it as if it had been chosen. You should always work with him, not against him.
This too shall pass.
By not covering the world with words and labels, a sense of the miraculous returns to your life that was long lost, instead of using thought, let yourself be possessed by thought.
Non-resistance is the key to the greatest power in the universe.
All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from the inner stillness.
I am forever grateful for this moment, now, no matter what form it takes.
The main cause of unhappiness is not the situation, even if you believe so. Be aware of the thoughts you are having. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral. It is as it is.
In the eyes of the ego, self-esteem and humility are contradictory. But in reality they are one and the same.
If not now when?
Death is a dispossession of everything you are not. The secret of life is "die before death" ... and find that there is no death.
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