Eckhart Tolle Quotes and Sayings

Eckhart Tolle Quotes and Sayings

Eckhart Tolle Love Quotes and Sayings

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Eckhart Tolle Love Quotes and Sayings

#1 A New Earth: Create a Better Life

1. To love is to recognize yourself in another.

#2 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

2. A genuine relationship is one that is not dominated by the ego with its image-making and self-seeking. In a genuine relationship, there is an outward flow of open, alert attention toward the other person in which there is no wanting whatsoever.

#3-6 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

3. As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. 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. [S]

4. 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. [S]

5. In fact, the moment that judgment stops through acceptance of what is, you are free of the mind. You have made room for love, for joy, for peace. First you stop judging yourself then you stop judging your partner. The greatest catalyst for change in a relationship is complete acceptance of your partner as he or she is, without needing to judge or change them in any way. [S]

6. Your task is not to search for love but to find a portal through which love can enter. [S]


Excerpt from Wikipedia: Eckhart Tolle (born Ulrich Leonard Tolle in 1948) is a German-born Canadian resident, best known as the author of the The Power of Now and A New Earth, which were written in English. In 2011, he was listed by the Watkins Review as the most spiritually influential person in the world. In 2008, a New York Times writer called Tolle “the most popular spiritual author in the United States.”

Eckhart Tolle Sayings

#1-4 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

1. Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now.

2. The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.

3. Many poets and sages throughout the ages have observed that true happiness – I call it the joy of Being – is found in simple, seemingly unremarkable things.

4. 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.

#5-7 A New Earth: Create a Better Life

5. Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at this moment.

6. You cannot lose consciousness because it is, in essence, who you are. You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.

7. Anything that you resent and strongly react to in another is also in you.

#8-15 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

8. Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life. [S]

9. Any action is often better than no action, especially if you have been stuck in an unhappy situation for a long time. If it is a mistake, at least you learn something, in which case it’s no longer a mistake. If you remain stuck, you learn nothing. [S]

10. …the only thing that is ultimately real about your journey is the step that you are taking at this moment. That’s all there ever is. [S]

11. Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within. [S]

12. Nothing ever happened in the past; it happened in the Now. Nothing will ever happen in the future; it will happen in the Now. [S]

13. Stress is caused by being “here” but wanting to be “there,” or being in the present but wanting to be in the future. [S]

14. Focus your attention on the Now and tell me what problem you have at this moment. [S]

15. Surrender is the simple but profound wisdom of yielding to rather than opposing the flow of life. [S]

#16-19 Stillness Speaks

16. A great silent space holds all of nature in its embrace. It also holds you. [S]

17. Your unhappiness ultimately arises not from the circumstances of your life but from the conditioning of your mind. [S]

18. Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing. [S]

19. Whenever you are immersed in compulsive thinking, you are avoiding what is. You don’t want to be where you are. Here, Now. [S]

#20 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose [S]

20. Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.

#21 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose [S]

21. Some changes may look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.

#22 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose [S]

22. If you have young children, give them help, guidance, and protection to the best of your ability, but even more important, give them space—space to be.

#23 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose [S]

23. You are never more essentially, more deeply, yourself than when you are still.

#24 Twitter, 17 May 2017

24. Unhappiness is created whenever you are out of alignment with the present moment.

#25 Twitter, 11 April 2016

25. The energy that you put out comes back to you.

#26-29 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

26. All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time and denial of the present. Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry — all forms of fear — are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of nonforgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence. [S]

27. You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are! [S]

28. Remember that your perception of the world is a reflection of your state of consciousness. You are not separate from it, and there is no objective world out there. Every moment, your consciousness creates the world that you inhabit. [S]

29. Things and conditions can give you pleasure, but they cannot give you joy. Nothing can give you joy. Joy is uncaused and arises from within as the joy of Being. [S]

#30 A New Earth: Create a Better Life

30. If peace is really what you want, then you will choose peace.

#31 Quoted here

31. Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now.

#32 Facebook, 24 July 2016

32. Whenever you deeply accept this moment as it is – no matter what form it takes – you are still, you are at peace.

#33 Twitter, 12 June 2017

33. It is inner stillness that will save and transform the world.

#34 Practicing the Power of Now: Meditations, Exercises, and Core Teachings for Living the Liberated Life

34. So the only place that true change can occur and where the past can be dissolved is the Now.

#35 Twitter, 26 December 2016

35. The first important step into the now is to become aware of whatever surrounds you.

#36 Twitter, 30 October 2016

36. Letting go of inner resistance, you often find circumstances change for the better.

#37 Google+, 13 November 2016

37. Allow this moment to be as it is.

#38 Instagram, 21 October 2017

38. Allow nature to teach you stillness.

#39 Twitter, 30 October 2017

39. Your life is always one with now.

#40 Twitter, 5 February 2018

40. The present moment is the field on which the game of life happens.

#41 Instagram

41. Whatever you experience, feel, do, or think, it is always in the Now.

#42 Instagram, 1 May 2018

42. You don’t have a life! You are life!

#43 Instagram, 5 June 2018

43. Be aware of your breathing. Notice how this takes attention away from your thinking and creates space.

#44 Instagram, 26 August 2018

44. Joy does not come from what you do; it flows into what you do and thus into this world from deep within you.

#45-49 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

45. If you cannot accept what is outside, then accept what is inside. If you cannot accept the external condition, accept the internal condition. This means: Do not resist the pain. Allow it to be there. Surrender to the grief, despair, fear, loneliness, or whatever form the suffering takes. Witness it without labeling it mentally. Embrace it. Then see how the miracle of surrender transmutes deep suffering into deep peace. [S]

46. Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath. [S]

47. Life is now. There was never a time when your life was not now, nor will there ever be. [S]

48. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place. [S]

49. Power over others is weakness disguised as strength. True power is within, and it is available to you now. [S]

#50 A New Earth

50. Whatever you think people are withholding from you—praise, appreciation, assistance, loving care, and so on—give it to them.

#51 Instagram, 27 February 2019

51. Failure lies concealed in every success, and success in every failure.

#52 Instagram, 20 February 2019

52. Your life situation exists in time. Your life is now.

#53 Twitter, 29 June 2019

53. Awareness is the greatest agent for change.

#54 Guardians of Being

54. But to be aware of little, quiet things,
you need to be quiet inside.
A high degree of alertness is required.
Be still. Look. Listen.
Be present. [S]

#55 Stillness Speaks

55. You cannot find yourself in the past or future. The only place where you can find yourself is in the Now. [S]

#56 Instagram [S]

56. Instead of asking, “What do I want from life?”, a more powerful question is, “What does life want from me?”

#57 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose [S]

57. 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.

#58 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose [S]

58. Whenever you feel superior or inferior to anyone, that’s the ego in you.

#59 Instagram, 19 November 2018

59. The most important step out of the karmic law is forgiveness.

#60 Instagram, 4 December 2018

60. Give up waiting as a state of mind. When you catch yourself slipping into waiting, snap out of it. Come into the present moment. Just be and enjoy being.

#61-63 Guardians of Being: Spiritual Teachings from Our Dogs and Cats

61. 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.

62. The key to transformation is to make friends with this moment. What form it takes doesn’t matter. Say yes to it. Allow it. Be with it.

63. Allow your dog to
take you for a walk every day.
It’s good for the body and
it’s good for the soul.

#64 Instagram [S]

64. Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose.

#65 Instagram [S]

65. As humanity awakens, so too will our powers to create true change on our planet.

#66 The Core of Ego, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

66. There is nothing that strengthens the ego more than being right.

#67 The Future is Just a Thought

67. If we are always living for the future then we never get to experience the present because the future is only a thought.

#68 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

68. The more shared past there is in a relationship, the more present you need to be; otherwise, you will be forced to relive the past again and again.

#69 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

69. Neither failure nor success has the power to change your inner state of Being.

#70 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment [S]

70. When you create a problem, you create pain. All it takes is a simple choice, a simple decision: no matter what happens, I will create no more pain for myself I will create no more problems.

#71 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment [S]

71. 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.

#72 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment [S]

72. You attract and manifest whatever corresponds to your inner state.

#73 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

73. The more you are focused on time — past and future — the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is. [S]

#74 Stillness Speaks

74. Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not “yours,” not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. [S]

Nothing that comes and goes is you.

#75 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose [S]

75. Acknowledging the good that is already in your life is the foundation for all abundance.

#76 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose [S]

76. 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.

#77 Twitter [S]

77. The future, the worry, the regret, the anxiety – these are all mental events that do not have to be part of the difficulty of life; these can be transcended here and now.

#78 Twitter, 20 April 2017

78. Through the present moment, you have access to the power of life itself.

#79-80 Stillness Speaks

79. When you are suffering, when you are unhappy, stay totally with what is Now. Unhappiness or problems cannot survive in the Now. [S]

80. Suffering is necessary until you realize it is unnecessary. [S]

#81 Instagram [S]

81. The way in which you perceive the other is determined by your own thought forms.

82. Facebook, 6 February 2017

82. You are the beginning of the transformed world.

#83 Twitter, 26 July 2016

83. Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.

#84 Instagram

84. The moment you notice silence, your mind becomes still. [S]

#85 Twitter, 30 May 2017

85. Bring presence into whatever you do.

#86 Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now

86. The moment you realize you are not present, you are present. Whenever you are able to observe your mind, you are no longer trapped in it.

#87 The Power of Now

87. When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. [S]

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