Deepak Chopra Love Quotes and Sayings
#1 Twitter, 7 April 2014
1. The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.
#2-8 The Path to Love: Spiritual Strategies for Healing
2. If you create any open space within yourself, love will fill it.
3. Love doesn’t need reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.
4. Love is the beginning of the journey, its end, and the journey itself.
5. The reason that ego and love are not compatible comes down to this: you cannot take your ego into the unknown, where love wants to lead. If you follow love, your life will become uncertain, and the ego craves certainty.
6. Therefore the path to love isn’t a choice, for all of us must find out who we are. This is our spiritual destiny. The path can be postponed; you can lose faith in it or even despair that love exists at all. None of that is permanent; only the path is.
7. Up to the point when they merged, two lovers walked separate paths. Together they create a new path that has no past, where every step moves into the unknown, and no amount of experience can light the way.
8. Negativity is born in the gap where love has been excluded.
#9-11 The Path to Love: Spiritual Strategies for Healing
9. Asking for love is one of the most difficult things for anyone to risk, and by risking it first in your heart, you open a door that will never close again.
10. The energy born of love is creative – it makes everything it touches new. To see how passionate you are, look around at what you have created.
11. It isn’t love when another person cannot give you the space to live your own life.
#12 Peace Is the Way: Bringing War and Violence to an End
12. People who feel loved live longer; have fewer colds, lower blood pressure and lower cancer rates; and have fewer heart attacks.
#13 Twitter, 15 Feb 2015
13. Love is never about possessing but letting go.
Excerpt from Wikipedia: Deepak Chopra (Hindi: दीपक चोपड़ा; born October 22, 1946) is an Indian medical doctor, public speaker, and writer on subjects such as spirituality, Ayurveda and mind-body medicine. Chopra began his career as an endocrinologist and later shifted his focus to alternative medicine. Chopra now runs his own medical center, with a focus on mind-body connections. He is also a lecturer at the Update in Internal Medicine event, sponsored by Harvard Medical School’s Department of Continuing Education and the Department of Medicine.
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Sayings by Deepak Chopra
#1 Deepak Chopra: Life is a joyful adventure, 18 February 2017
1. You have to take life as a joyful adventure and an adventure that is part of a greater, bigger love story.
#2 Quoted in Oceans of Wisdom, Linda J T, 25 April 2013, p. 91
2. There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
#3 How to Survive Family Gatherings, 24 April 2017
3. So see today as the beginning of the future, not the tail end of the past.
#4-6 The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams
4. Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
5. You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.
6. Our thinking and our behavior are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.
#7 Twitter, 3 December 2013
7. The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
#8 The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: A Practical Guide to Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit
8. Whether you like it or not, everything that is happening at this moment is a result of the choices you’ve made in the past.
#9 Deepak Chopra: Can we find more than revenge?, 20 September 2001
9. But if you and I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment, we are contributing to the wounding of the world.
#10-11 The Essential Ageless Body, Timeless Mind: The Essence of the Quantum Alternative to Growing Old
10. Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.
11. The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.
#12 Twitter, 3 March 2013
12. Our thoughts shape our perceptions. Our perceptions shape our reality.
#13-16 The Path to Love: Spiritual Strategies for Healing
13. Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. The past is closed and limited; the future is open and free.
14. You will never feel better about yourself by making others look worse.
15. When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.
16. Questions answer themselves if you are aware enough.
#17-19 The Way of the Wizard: Twenty Spiritual Lessons for Creating the Life You Want
17. The first step toward change is recognition. Recognize that you have had at least a few hopes and wishes come true.
18. For the moment, take a little time every day to notice the contents of your mind. This act of noticing, although very simple, is one of the most powerful steps to bringing about change. What you don’t see you cannot change.
19. Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver. This connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging, not the passive belonging of the baby who automatically belongs to the mother but the active belonging of someone who has learned to create happiness.
#20-21 The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence to Create Miracles
20. Every coincidence becomes an opportunity for you to become the person the universe intended you to be.
21. Everything is connected with everything else. In the spiritual world, those connections become visible. But in the physical world, we only glimpse the connections in the clues given to us through coincidence.
#22 Facebook, 18 August 2014
22. You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
#23 Twitter, 14 June 2011
23. When you blame and criticize others, you are avoiding some truth about yourself.
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24. We must never pretend appreciation, but if we feel it, then we must express it.
25. When we seek money, or a good relationship, or a great job, what we are really seeking is happiness. The mistake we make is not going for happiness first. If we did, everything else would follow.
26. The expression of gratitude is a powerful force that generates even more of what we have already received.
#27 Twitter, 18 March 2014
27. No matter what the situation, remind yourself “I have a choice.”
#28 The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life
28. No single decision you ever made has led in a straight line to where you find yourself now.
#29 The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence, Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, 21 October 2003
29. Whatever else we are, no matter how much of a mess we may have made of our lives, it is always possible to tap into the part of the soul that is universal, the infinite field of pure potential, and change the course of our destiny.
#30 Creating Health: How to Wake Up the Body’s Intelligence, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1995
30. …the possibility of stepping onto a higher plane is quite real for everyone. It requires no force or effort or sacrifice. It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal.
Unsourced Deepak Chopra Quotes
1. The secret of attraction is to love yourself. Attractive people judge neither themselves nor others. They are open to gestures of love. They think about love, and express their love in every action. They know that love is not a mere sentiment, but the ultimate truth at the heart of the universe.
2. In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
3. If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to judge. Those are the three things the ego is doing all the time. It’s very important to be aware of them every time they come up.
4. We see the world through the mirror of our own being.
5. Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you.