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220 Spiritual Eckhart Tolle Quotes to Know Yourself Better

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Eckhart Tolle is a German spiritual teacher. He was born on February 16, 1948. He is currently residing in Canada. He is declared the most popular spiritual author in the United State by The New York Time. His most famous work is “The power of Now” written in 1997 which sold over 3 Million copies in North America till 2009.

Tolle does not adhere to any particular religion. He considers himself spiritual and take inspirational from all philosophies and religions. Here we have a collection of Eckhart Tolle quotes for the people who want a piece of mind of this genius.


“The past has no power over the present moment.”
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“Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.”
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“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.”Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

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“To love is to recognize yourself in another.”
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“Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.”
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“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.”
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“Anything that you resent and strongly react to in another is also in you.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose

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“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”
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“Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.”
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“Death is a stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to “die before you die” — and find that there is no death.”
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“I have lived with several Zen masters — all of them cats.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but thought about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral. It is as it is.”
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“Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose.”
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“To stay present in everyday life, it helps to be deeply rooted within yourself; otherwise, the mind, which has incredible momentum, will drag you along like a wild river.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Whenever you feel superior or inferior to anyone, that’s the ego in you.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

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“Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.”
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“Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.”
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“Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not.”
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“Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.”
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“If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place. Primary reality is within; secondary reality without.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.”
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“It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“This, too, will pass.”
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“What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Living up to an image that you have of yourself or that other people have of you is inauthentic living.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you will ever have.”
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“Joy does not come from what you do, it flows into what you do and thus into this world from deep within you.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“If there were nothing but thought in you, you wouldn’t even know you are thinking.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Suffering is necessary until you realize it is unnecessary.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“Forgiveness of the present is even more important than forgiveness of the past.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Body awareness not only anchors you in the present moment. It is a doorway out of the prison that is the ego.”
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“Become an alchemist. Transmute base metal into gold, suffering into consciousness, disaster into enlightenment.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“Don’t let a mad world tell you that success is anything other than a successful present moment.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“All problems are illusions of the mind.”
Eckhart Tolle, Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now

“Don’t Seek Happiness. If you seek it, you won’t find it, because seeking is the antithesis of happiness.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Awareness is the greatest agent for change.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“All the things that truly matter, beauty, love, creativity, joy and inner peace arise from beyond the mind.”
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“Can you look without the voice in your head commenting, drawing conclusions, comparing, or trying to figure something out?”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Negativity is never the optimum way of dealing with any situation.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Seek out a tree, and let it teach you stillness.”
Eckhart Tolle, Eckhart Tolle’s Findhorn Retreat: Stillness Amidst the World

“Whenever you deeply accept this moment as it is — no matter what form it takes — you are still, you are at peace.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“The law that outflow determines inflow is expressed by Jesus in this powerful image: “Give and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“And it is from inner space, the unconditioned consciousness itself, that true happiness, the joy of Being, emanates.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“You don’t need fear to avoid unnecessary danger — just a minimum of intelligence and common sense.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Nothing ever happened in the past; it happened in the Now. Nothing will ever happen in the future; it will happen in the Now.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.”
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“Being must be felt. It can’t be thought.”
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“This is my secret,” he said. “I don’t mind what happens.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“If your mind carries a heavy burden of past, you will experience more of the same. The past perpetuates itself through lack of presence. The quality of your consciousness at this moment is what shapes the future.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“If not now, when?”
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“Once you have a theory, it’s not too hard to find evidence to substantiate it, at least until some other theory comes along.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“How “spiritual” you are has nothing to do with what you believe, but everything to do with your state of consciousness.”
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“Death is not an anomaly or the most dreadful of all events as modern culture would have you believe, but the most natural thing in the world, inseparable from and just as natural as its polarity — birth.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“What freedom to realize the voice in my head is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who noticed this.”
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“Not to be able to stop thinking is a dreadful affliction, but we don’t realize this because almost everybody is suffering from it, so it is considered normal.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“The moment that judgement stops through acceptance of what it is, you are free of the mind. You have made room for love, for joy, for peace.”
Eckhart Tolle, Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now

“Only the truth of who you are, if realized, will set you free.”
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“To recognize one’s own insanity is, of course, the arising of sanity, the beginning of healing and transcendence.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“In today’s rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just being.”
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“What you react to in others, you strengthen in yourself.”
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“What a caterpillar calls the end of the world we call a butterfly.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“A genuine relationship is one that is not dominated by the ego with its image-making and self-seeking.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not “yours,” not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“The mind-identified state is severely dysfunctional.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“You are then like an apparently poor person who does not know he has a bank account with $100 million in it and so his wealth remains an unexpressed potential.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Nobody’s life is entirely free of pain and sorrow. Isn’t it a question of learning to live with them rather than trying to avoid them?”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Forgiveness is to offer no resistance to life — to allow life to live through you.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“Nothing has happened in the past; it happened in the Now. Nothing will ever happen in the future; it will happen in the Now.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Words reduce reality to something the human mind can grasp, which isn’t very much.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Love is a state of Being. Your love is not outside; it is deep within you. You can never lose it, and it cannot leave you.”
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“The significance is hiding in the insignificant. Appreciate everything.”
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“Your outer journey may contain a million steps; your inner journey only has one: the step you are taking right now.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Become conscious of being conscious.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Upon closer scrutiny, however, you will discover that the decomposing tree trunk and rotting leaves not only give birth to new life, but are full of life themselves. Microorganisms are at work.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“Here is a new spiritual practice for you: don’t take your thoughts too seriously.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“Anything “bad” that happens in your life — use it for enlightenment.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“The good news is: If you can recognize illusion as illusion, it dissolves.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Acknowledging the good that is already in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Only if you resist what happens are you at the mercy of what happens, and the world will determine your happiness and unhappiness.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“It always looks as if people had a choice, but that is an illusion. As long as your mind with its conditioned patterns runs your life, as long as you are your mind, what choice do you have?”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“Reading is my passion and my escape since I was 5 years old. Overall, children don’t realize the magic that can live inside their own heads. Better even then any movie.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life.”
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“It is when we are trapped in incessant streams of compulsive thinking that the universe really disintegrates for us, and we lose the ability to sense the interconnectedness of all that exists.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“You have so much to learn from your enemies.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Defining yourself through thought is limiting yourself.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Authentic human interactions become impossible when you lose yourself in a role.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“When you act out of present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love — even the most simple action.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Neither concepts nor mathematical formulae can explain the infinite.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“If you find the here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options: Remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally…”
Eckhart Tolle, From Stillness to Presence

“When there is stress, it is usually a sign that the ego has returned, and you are cutting yourself off from the creative power of the universe.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“When you recognize that there is a voice in your head that pretends to be you and never stops speaking, you are awakening out of your unconscious identification with the stream of thinking.”
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“You become most powerful in whatever you do if the action is performed for its own sake rather than as a means to protect, enhance, or conform to your role identity.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Knowing yourself is to be rooted in Being, instead of lost in your mind.”
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“Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.”
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“You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you, and allowing that goodness to emerge.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“The ego wants to want more than it wants to have.”
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“The human condition: lost in thought.”
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“Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry — all forms of fear — are caused by too much future, and not enough presence.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“You are the sky. The clouds are what happens, what comes and goes.”
Eckhart Tolle, Eckhart Tolle’s Findhorn Retreat: Stillness Amidst the World

“When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes, Stillness Speaks

“Death is the stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to “die before you die” — and find that there is no death.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not “yours,” not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“You are a human mind again, pretending to be a human being, interacting with another mind, playing a drama called “love.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“Where there is anger there is always pain underneath.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now

“Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now, and if the past cant prevent you from being present now, what power does it have?”
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“Life isn’t as serious as my mind makes it out to be.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but you thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“When another recognizes you, that recognition draws the dimension of Being more fully into this world through both of you. That is the love that redeems the world.”
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“To be free of time is to be free of the psychological need of past for your identity and future for your fulfillment.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“True communication is communion- the realization of oneness, which is love.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.”
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“As long as we define ourselves in terms of our pains and problems, we will never be free from them.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“In other words, the more you are identified with your mind, the more you suffer.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“The ego could be defined simply in this way: a dysfunctional relationship with the present moment.”
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“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a joyous energy behind what you do.”
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“If her past were your past, her pain your pain, her level of consciousness your level of consciousness, you would think and act exactly as she does. With this realization comes forgiveness, compassion and peace.”
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“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.”
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“Doing is never enough if you neglect Being.”
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“Nonresistance is the key to the greatest power in the universe.”
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“Don’t seek the truth. Just cease to cherish opinions.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Stillness is the language God speaks, and everything else is a bad translation.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.”
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“The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive.”
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“You also realize that all the things that truly matter — beauty, love, creativity, joy, inner peace — arise from beyond the mind. You begin to awaken.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“When you accept what is, every moment is the best moment. That is enlightenment.”
Eckhart Tolle, Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now

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“In the eyes of the ego, self-esteem and humility are contradictory. In truth, they are one and the same.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“You are here to enable the divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are!”
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“The greatest achievement of humanity is not its works of art, science, or technology, but the recognition of its own dysfunction.”
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“The quicker you are in attaching verbal or mental labels to things, people, or situations, the more shallow and lifeless your reality becomes, and the more deadened you become to reality.”
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“Each person’s life – each lifeform, in fact – represents a world, a unique way in which the universe experiences itself.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“And then one day, you too disappear. Your armchair is still there. But instead of you sitting in it, there is just an empty space. You went back to where you came from just a few years ago.”
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“People believe themselves to be dependent on what happens for their happiness. They don’t realize that what happens is the most unstable thing in the universe.”
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“The more negative emotion there is in a story, the heavier and more impenetrable it becomes.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Most people don’t know how to listen because the major part of their attention is taken up by thinking.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how
important you are.”
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“The more you are focused on time — past and future — the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“With stillness comes the benediction of Peace.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Fulfill me, make me happy, make me feel safe, tell me who I am. The world cannot give you those things, and when you no longer have such expectations, all self created suffering comes to an end.”
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“All you really need to do is accept this moment fully. You are then at ease in the here and now and at ease with yourself.”
Eckhart Tolle, Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now

“Once you have had a glimpse of awareness or Presence, you know it firsthand. It is no longer just a concept in your mind.”
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“Thinking is only a small aspect of consciousness. Thought cannot exist without consciousness, but consciousness does not need thought.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“The secret of life is to “die before you die” — and find that there is no death.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Humans have learned to split the atom. Instead of killing ten or twenty people with a wooden club, one person can now kill a million just by pushing a button. Is that real change?”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“To know another human being in their essence, you don’t really need to know anything about them — their past, their history, their story.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“When you want to arrive at your goal more than you want to be doing what you’re doing, you become stressed.”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“But to know that you are not present is a great success.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“What it doesn’t say — but only points to — is more important than what it says.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

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“The foundation of greatness is honoring the small things of the present moment, instead of pursuing the idea of greatness.”
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“Practice presence — embrace the place where life happens.”
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“True Power is within, and it is available now.”
Eckhart Tolle, Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now

“Those who have not found their true wealth, which is the radiant joy of Being and the deep, unshakable peace that comes with it, are beggars, even if they have great material wealth.”
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“If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small.”
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“What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to something that already is?”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“A belief may be comforting. Only through your own experience, however, does it become liberating.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Power over others is weakness disguised as strength. True power is within, and it is available to you now.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“The mind always wants to categorize and compare.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Die before you die and find that there is no death.”
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“Form is emptiness, emptiness is form” states the Heart Sutra, one of the best known ancient Buddhist texts. The essence of all things is emptiness.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“The past has no power to stop you from being present now. Only your grievance about the past can do that.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“You are not separate from the whole. You are one with the sun, the earth, the air. You don’t have a life. You are life.”
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“Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.”
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“Emotions arise in the place where your mind and body meet.”
Eckart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“You are awareness, disguised as a person.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Stillness is the only thing in this world that has no form. But then, it is not really a thing, and it is not of this world.”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes, Stillness Speaks

“When you realize it’s not personal, there is no longer a compulsion to react as if it were.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“The ultimate truth of who you are is not I am this or I am that, but I Am.”
Eckhart Tolle, Oneness With All Life: Inspirational Selections from A New Earth

“All I can do is remind you of what you have forgotten.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Every person carries the seed of enlightenment within.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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“All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Nothing has ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now; and if the past cannot prevent you from being present now, what power does it have?”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Life has no opposite. The opposite of death is birth. Life is eternal.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Man Made ‘God’ in his own image. The eternal, the infinite, the unnameable was reduced to a mental idol that you had to believe in and worship as ‘my god’ or ‘our god’.”
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“How do you let go of attachment to things? Don’t even try. It’s impossible. Attachment to things drops away by itself when you no longer seek to find yourself in them.”
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“Love, joy, and peace cannot flourish until you have freed yourself from mind dominance.”
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“A moment of danger can bring about a temporary cessation of the stream of thinking and thus give you a taste of what it means to be present, alert, aware.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“You are not your mind.”
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“The moment that judgment stops through acceptance of what is, you are free of the mind.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Just as the dog loves to chew bones, the human mind loves its problems.”
Eckhart Tolle, Guardians of Being

“You are never fully here because you are always busy trying to get elsewhere.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Pain can only feed on pain. Pain cannot feed on joy. It finds it quite indigestible.”
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“A significant portion of the earth’s population will soon recognize, if they haven’t already done so, that humanity is now faced with a stark choice: Evolve or die.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“The light is too painful for someone who wants to remain in darkness.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“You are the universe expressing itself as a human for a little while.”
Eckhart Tolle

“The more shared past there is in a relationship, the more present you need to be…”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Let me say it again: the present moment is all you ever have.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“You cannot love your partner one moment and attack him or her the next.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Whenever you are immersed in compulsive thinking, you are avoiding what is. You don’t want to be where you are. Here, Now.”
Eckhart Tolle

“This is most people’s reality: As soon as something is perceived, it is named, interpreted, compared with something else, liked, disliked, or called good or bad by the phantom self, the ego.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“If there isn’t an emanation of love and joy, complete presence and openness toward all beings, then it is not enlightenment.”
Eckhart Tolle

“Stress is caused by being “here” but wanting to be “there,” or being in the present but wanting to be in the future.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Many people don’t realize until they are on their deathbed and everything external falls away that no thing ever had anything to do with who they are.”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes

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“Acceptance of the unacceptable is the greatest source of grace in this world.”
Eckhart Tolle

“What the future holds for you depends on your state of consciousness now.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“When this delusion of utter separateness underlies and governs whatever I think, say, and do, what kind of world do I create?”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes

“You attract and manifest whatever corresponds to your inner state.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Whatever you fight, you strengthyen. What you resist, persists. “A New Earth”:War is a mind set.”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Surrender comes when you no longer ask, “Why is this happening to me?”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“Whatever you accept completely, you go beyond…If you fight it, you’re stuck with it.”
Eckhart Tolle, Realizing the Power of Now

“When you want to arrive at your goal more than you want to be doing what you are doing, you become stressed.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“The present moment is all you will ever have.”
Eckhart Tolle

“Nonresistance, nonjudgment, and nonattachment are the three aspects of true freedom and enlightened living.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Everything is honored, but nothing matters.”
Eckhart Tolle

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“True intelligence operates silently. Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“All things that truly matter – beauty , love ,creativity ,joy , inner-peace – arise from beyond the mind.”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes

“Humans are a dangerously insane and very sick species.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“The mind unconsciously loves problems because they give you an identity of sorts.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“Instead of asking, “what do I want from life?,” a more powerful question is, “what does life want from me?”
Eckhart Tolle

“When you no longer perceive the world as hostile, there is no more fear, and when there is no more fear, you think, speak and act differently.”
Eckhart Tolle

“Deny thy self!”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life.”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes

“When you lose touch with inner stillness, you lose touch with yourself.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“Your unhappiness ultimately arises not from the circumstances of your life but from the conditioning of your mind.”
Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

“Suffering needs time. It cannot survive in the now.”
Eckhart Tolle

“If increased meta-knowledge is not counter-balanced by a corresponding growth in consciousness then the likelihood of psycho-spiritual dysfunction is great.”
Eckhart Tolle

“Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found.”
Eckhart Tolle Quotes, Stillness Speaks

“Failures lies concealed in every success in every failure.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“For what you do to others, you do to yourself.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

“Just watching an animal closely can take you out of your mind and bring you into the present moment, which is where the animal lives all the time — surrendered to life.”
Eckhart Tolle, Guardians of Being

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