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“The past has no power over the present moment.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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 the moment.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Give up defining yourself – to yourself or to others. You won’t die. You will come to life. And don’t be concerned with how others define you. When they define you, they are limiting themselves, so it’s their problem. Whenever you interact with people, don’t be there primarily as a function or a role, but as the field of conscious Presence. You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“To love is to recognize yourself in another.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: The Now. That is precious indeed. The more you are focused on time—past and future—the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Anything that you resent and strongly react to in another is also in you.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Always say “yes” to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to what already is?” – Eckhart Tolle

“What could be more insane than to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? Surrender to what is. Say “yes” to life — and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“This, too, will pass.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“I have lived with several Zen masters — all of them cats.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place. Primary reality is within; secondary reality without.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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. But it can only emerge if something fundamental changes in your state of consciousness.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Living up to an image that you have of yourself or that other people have of you is inauthentic living.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you will ever have.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Don’t let a mad world tell you that success is anything other than a successful present moment.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“To offer no resistance to life is to be in a state of grace, ease, and lightness. This state is then no longer dependent upon things being in a certain way, good or bad.” – Eckhart Tolle

“All problems are illusions of the mind.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Don’t Seek Happiness. If you seek it, you won’t find it, because seeking is the antithesis of happiness” ― Eckhart Tolle

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

“Awareness is the greatest agent for change.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“When you don’t cover up the world with words and labels, a sense of the miraculous returns to your life that was lost a long time ago when humanity, instead of using thought, became possessed by thought.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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 the present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love – even the simplest action.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Can you look without the voice in your head commenting, drawing conclusions, comparing, or trying to figure something out?” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Being must be felt. It can’t be thought.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“To complain is always nonacceptance of what is. It invariably carries an unconscious negative charge. When you complain, you make yourself into a victim.”- Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Only the truth of who you are, if realized, will set you free.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“What you react to in others, you strengthen in yourself.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Humanity is now faced with a stark choice: Evolve or die. If the structures of the human mind remain unchanged, we will always end up re-creating the same world, the same evils, the same dysfunction.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Whenever you become anxious or stressed, outer purpose has taken over, and you lost sight of your inner purpose. You have forgotten that your state of consciousness is primary, all else secondary.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The moment you become aware of the ego in you, it is strictly speaking no longer the ego, but just an old, conditioned mind-pattern. Ego implies unawareness. Awareness and ego cannot coexist.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“In today’s rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just Being.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Man made God in his own image…” ― Eckhart Tolle

“To recognize one’s own insanity is, of course, the arising of sanity, the beginning of healing and transcendence.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“What a caterpillar calls the end of the world we call a butterfly.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The beginning of freedom is the realization that you are not “the thinker.” The moment you start watching the thinker, a higher level of consciousness becomes activated. You then begin to realize that there is a vast realm of intelligence beyond thought, that thought is only a tiny aspect of that intelligence. 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 significance is hiding in the insignificant. Appreciate everything.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Words reduce reality to something the human mind can grasp, which isn’t very much.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe, an intrinsic part of it. Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is becoming conscious of itself. What an amazing miracle.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Become conscious of being conscious.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“You have so much to learn from your enemies.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Knowing yourself is to be rooted in Being, instead of lost in your mind.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Every complaint is a little story the mind makes up that you completely believe in.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Your outer journey may contain a million steps; your inner journey only has one: the step you are taking right now.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Authentic human interactions become impossible when you lose yourself in a role.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Watch any plant or animal and let it teach you acceptance of what is, surrender to the Now. Let it teach you Being. Let it teach you integrity — which means to be one, to be yourself, to be real. Let it teach you how to live and how to die, and how not to make living and dying into a problem.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Once you have identified with some form of negativity, you do not want to let it go, and on a deeply unconscious level, you do not want positive change. It would threaten your identity as a depressed, angry or hard-done by person. You will then ignore, deny or sabotage the positive in your life. This is a common phenomenon. It is also insane.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Defining yourself through thought is limiting yourself.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.” ― Eckhart Tolle
“The ego wants to want more than it wants to have.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“What will be left of all the fearing and wanting associated with your problematic life situation that every day takes up most of your attention? A dash, one or two inches long, between the date of birth and date of death on your gravestone.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now, and if the past can’t prevent you from being present now, what power does it have?” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The human condition: lost in thought.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Awareness is the power that is concealed within the present moment. The ultimate purpose of human existence, which is to say, your purpose, is to bring that power into this world.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Whenever there is inspiration and enthusiasm there is a creative empowerment that goes far beyond what a mere person is capable of.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Don’t look for peace. Don’t look for any other state than the one you are in now; otherwise, you will set up inner conflict and unconscious resistance. Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment you completely accept your non-peace; your non-peace becomes transmuted into peace. Anything you accept fully will get you there, will take you into peace. This is the miracle of surrender” ― Eckhart Tolle

“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a joyous energy behind what you do.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Die to the past every moment. You don’t need it. Only refer to it when it is absolutely relevant to the present. Feel the power of this moment and the fullness of Being. Feel your presence.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Being an outsider to some extent, someone who does not “fit in” with others or is rejected by them for whatever reason, makes life difficult, but it also places you at an advantage as far as enlightenment is concerned. It takes you out of unconsciousness almost by force.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Doing is never enough if you neglect Being.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Even a stone, and more easily a flower or a bird, could show you the way back to God, to the Source, to yourself. When you look at it or hold it & let it be without imposing a word of mental label on it, a sense of awe, of wonder, arises within you. Its essence silently communicates itself to you and reflects your own essence back to you.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Nonresistance is the key to the greatest power in the universe.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The greatest achievement of humanity is not its works of art, science, or technology, but the recognition of its own dysfunction.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The best indicator of your level of consciousness is how you deal with life’s challenges when they come. Through those challenges, an already unconscious person tends to become more deeply unconscious, and a conscious person more intensely conscious. You can use a challenge to awaken you, or you can allow it to pull you into even deeper sleep. The dream of ordinary unconsciousness then turns into a nightmare.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“In the eyes of the ego, self-esteem and humility are contradictory. In truth, they are one and the same.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“You are here to enable the divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are!” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Where there is anger there is always pain underneath.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Prejudice of any kind implies that you are identified with the thinking mind. It means you don’t see the other human being anymore, but only your own concept of that human being. To reduce the aliveness of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Accept — then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Through the present moment, you have access to the power of life itself, that which has traditionally been called “God.” As soon as you turn away from it, God ceases to be a reality in your life, and all you are left with is the mental concept of God, which some people believe in and others deny. Even belief in God is only a poor substitute for the living reality of God manifesting every moment of your life.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Words reduce reality to something the human mind can grasp, which isn’t very much. Language consists of five basic sounds produced by the vocal cords. They are the vowels A, E, I, O & U The other sounds are consonants produced by air pressure: S, F, G and so forth. Do you believe some combination of such basic sounds could ever explain who you are, or the ultimate purpose of the universe, or even what a tree or stone is in its depth?” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Each person’s life – each life form, in fact – represents a world, a unique way in which the universe experiences itself.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Once you have had a glimpse of awareness or Presence, you know it firsthand. It is no longer just a concept in your mind.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The brain does not create consciousness, but consciousness created the brain, the most complex physical form on earth, for its expression.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“The foundation of greatness is honoring the small things of the present moment, instead of pursuing the idea of greatness.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Practice presence — embrace the place where life happens.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Not to be able to stop thinking is a dreadful affliction, but we don’t realize this because almost everyone is suffering from it, so it is considered normal. This incessant mental noise prevents you from finding that realm of inner stillness that is inseparable from Being.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The past has no power to stop you from being present now. Only your grievance about the past can do that.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Thinking is only a small aspect of consciousness. Thought cannot exist without consciousness, but consciousness does not need thought” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“When you let go of the belief that you should or need to know who you are, what happens to confusion? Suddenly it is gone. When you fully accept that you don’t know, you actually enter a state of peace and clarity that is closer to who you truly are than thought could ever be. Defining yourself through thought is limiting yourself.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Emotions arise in the place where your mind and body meet” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Man Made ‘God’ in his own image. The eternal, the infinite, the unnamable was reduced to a mental idol that you had to believe in and worship as ‘my god’ or ‘our god’.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“You are awareness, disguised as a person.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Throughout history humans have inflicted countless violent, cruel, and hurtful acts on each other, and continue to do so. Are they all to be condemned; are they all guilty? Or are those acts simply expressions of unconsciousness, an evolutionary stage that we are now growing out of?
Jesus’ words, “Forgive them for they do not know what they do,” also apply to yourself.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“True Power is within, and it is available now.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“At the deepest level of Being, you are one with all that is”― Eckhart Tolle

“Space and silence are two aspects of the same thing. The same no-thing. They are externalization of inner space and inner silence, which is stillness: the infinitely creative womb of all existence.”― Eckhart Toll

When there is the universal role of adult. When you play that role, you take yourself and life very seriously. Spontaneity, lightheartedness, and joy are not part of that role.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“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.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Life has no opposite. The opposite of death is birth. Life is eternal.”― Eckhart Tolle

“The ego says, ‘I shouldn’t have to suffer,’ and that thought makes you suffer so much more. It is a distortion of the truth, which is always paradoxical. The truth is that you need to say yes to suffering before you can transcend it.”― Eckhart Tolle

“If uncertainty is unacceptable to you, it turns into fear. If it is perfectly acceptable, it turns into increased aliveness, alertness, and creativity.”― Eckhart Tolle

“The key is to be in a state of permanent connectedness with your inner body – to feel it at all times. This will rapidly deepen and transform your life. The more consciousness you direct into the inner body, the higher its vibrational frequency becomes.”― Eckhart Tolle
“The light is too painful for someone who wants to remain in darkness.”― Eckhart Tolle
There are two ways of being unhappy. Not getting what you want is one. Getting what you want is the other.”― Eckhart Tolle
“Acceptance of the unacceptable is the greatest source of grace in this world.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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. Another factor has come in, something that is not of the mind: the witnessing presence.”― Eckhart Tolle

“You don’t have to wait for something “meaningful” to come into your life so that you can finally enjoy what you do. There is more meaning in joy than you will ever need. The “waiting to start living” syndrome is one of the most common delusions of the unconscious state.”― Eckhart Tolle

“The pollution of the planet is only an outward reflection of an inner psychic pollution: millions of unconscious individuals not taking responsibility for their inner space.”― Eckhart Tolle

“Look closely and you will find that your thinking and behavior are designed to keep the pain going, for yourself and others. If you were truly conscious of it, the pattern would dissolve, for to want more pain is insanity, and nobody is consciously insane.”― Eckhart Tolle

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

“What the future holds for you depends on your state of consciousness now.”― Eckhart Tolle

“The psychological condition of fear is divorced from any concrete and true immediate danger. It comes in many forms: unease, worry, anxiety, nervousness, tension, dread, phobia, and so on. This kind of psychological fear is always of something that might happen, not of something that is happening now.”― Eckhart Tolle

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

“Whatever you accept completely, you go beyond…If you fight it, you’re stuck with it.”― Eckhart Tolle

“The mind unconsciously loves problems because they give you an identity of sorts.”― Eckhart Tolle

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

love is the recognition of oneness in a world of duality. This is the birth of God into the world of form. Love makes the world less worldly, less dense, more transparent to the divine dimension, the light of consciousness itself.”― Eckhart Tolle

“You attract and manifest whatever corresponds to your inner state.”― 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

“Nonresistance, nonjudgment, and nonattachment are the three aspects of true freedom and enlightened living.”― Eckhart Tolle

“When you want to arrive at your goal more than you want to be doing what you are doing, you become stressed.”― Eckhart Tolle

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

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

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

“The moment that judgment stops through acceptance of what is, you are free of the mind.”― Eckhart Tolle

“What you do to others, you do to yourself.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“You are never fully here because you are always busy trying to get elsewhere.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“Wisdom comes with the ability to be still. Just look and just listen. No more is needed. Being still, looking, and listening activates the non-conceptual intelligence within you. Let stillness direct your words and actions.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The ultimate truth of who you are is not I am this or I am that, but I Am.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Pain can only feed on pain. Pain cannot feed on joy. It finds it quite indigestible.”― Eckhart Tolle

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

“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

“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

“You are not your mind”― Eckhart Tolle

“The joy of Being, which is the only true happiness, cannot come to you through any form, possession, achievement, person, or event—through anything that happens. That joy cannot come to you—ever. It emanates from the formless dimension within you, from consciousness itself and thus is one with who you are.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.”― Eckhart Tolle

“True love has no opposite. If your “love” has an opposite, then it is not love but a strong ego-need for a more complete and deeper sense of self, a need that the other person temporarily meets.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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.”― Eckhart Tolle

“You discover that a “bored person” is not who you are. Boredom is simply a conditioned energy movement within you. Neither are you an angry, sad, or fearful person. Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not “yours,” not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go.”― Eckhart Tolle

“What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to something that already is?”― Eckhart Tolle

“A belief may be comforting. Only through your own experience, however, does it become liberating.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Enlightenment is not only the end of suffering and of continuous conflict within and without, but also the end of the dreadful enslavement to incessant thinking. What an incredible liberation this is!”― Eckhart Tolle

“The more negative emotion there is in a story, the heavier and more impenetrable it becomes.”― Eckhart Tolle

“Become at ease with the state of “not knowing.”― Eckhart Tolle

“Most people don’t know how to listen because the major part of their attention is taken up by thinking.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Not what you do, but how you do what you do determines whether you are fulfilling your destiny. And how you do what you do is determined by your state of consciousness.”― 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

“In other words, the more you are identified with your mind, the more you suffer.”― Eckhart Tolle

“Am I one or two? If I cannot live with myself, there must be two of me: the ‘I’ and the ‘self’ that ‘I’ cannot live with.”― Eckhart Tolle

“So you see and judge the present through the eyes of the past and get a totally distorted view of it.”― Eckhart Tolle

“The mind-identified state is severely dysfunctional.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“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

“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

“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.”― Eckhart Tolle

“Don’t seek the truth. Just cease to cherish opinions.”― Eckhart Tolle

“When you accept what is, every moment is the best moment. That is enlightenment.”― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“If there were nothing but thought in you, you wouldn’t even know you are thinking.”― Eckhart Tolle

“True love, which has no opposite because it arises from beyond the mind.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“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.”― Eckhart Tolle

“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in ‘just being’. Allow nature to teach you stillness. When you look at a tree and perceive its stillness, you become still yourself.”― Eckhart Tolle

“You can always cope with the Now, but you can never cope with the future — nor do you have to. The answer, the strength, the right action or the resource will be there when you need it, not before, not after.”― Eckhart Tolle

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

“Your entire life consists of the present moment.” – Eckhart Tolle

“A new state of consciousness is emerging; we have suffered enough!” -Eckhart Tolle

“The first important step into the now is to become aware of whatever surrounds you.” – Eckhart Tolle

“To the ego, the present moment hardly exists.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The light of consciousness is all that is necessary. You are the light.” – Eckhart Tolle

“A glimpse is enough to initiate the awakening process, which is irreversible.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Allow this moment to be as it is.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Letting go of inner resistance, you often find circumstances change for the better.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Surrender becomes easier when you realize the fleeting nature of all experiences.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The good news is that you can free yourself from the mind. This is the only true liberation.” – Eckhart Tolle

“So the only place that true change can occur and where the past can be dissolved is the NOW.” – Eckhart Tolle

“You are never more essentially yourself than when you are still.” – Eckhart Tolle

“I am not my thoughts, emotions, sense perceptions, and experiences. I am not the content of my life. I am life. I am the space in which all things happen. I am consciousness. I am the Now. I am.” – Eckhart Tolle

“You do not need to always conceptualize interpret or label everything that comes into your awareness.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand, and become comfortable with not knowing.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Spiritual awakening is awakening from the dream of thought.” – Eckhart Tolle

“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

“The ultimate truth of who you are is not I am this or I am that, but I AM.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Love does not want or fear anything.” – Eckhart Tolle

“It is inner stillness that will save and transform the world.” – Eckhart Tolle

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

“To awaken means to awaken out of the self-talk in the head because the self-talk is a form of hypnosis-self-hypnosis.” – Eckhart Tolle

“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.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The way in which you perceive the other is determined by your own thought forms.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Each individual is an expression of the collective consciousness of humanity, and the collective consciousness of humanity is an expression of the One universal consciousness.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The most important step out of the karmic law is forgiveness.”- Eckhart Tolle

“Faith is trust. Faith is a deep sense of connectedness with Being.” – Eckhart Tolle

“You forgive yourself by realizing that nobody can act beyond their level of consciousness.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The state of not knowing is the most important state you can be in because that opens you up to the deeper dimensions.” – Eckhart Tolle

“It is through mistakes that the greatest learning happens on an inner level.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Every fragment of self-talk is a little story in the head that goes around, and then you look at reality through the lens of the little story” – Eckhart Tolle

“The secret to finding the deeper level in the other is finding the deeper level in yourself, without finding it in yourself, you cannot see it in the other.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The future, the worry, the regret, the anxiety-these are all the mental events that do not have to be a part of the difficulty of life, these can be transcended here and now.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The ego is sustained by continuous resistance.” – Eckhart Tolle

“For most people, their spiritual teacher is their suffering. Because eventually the suffering brings about awakening.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The greatest difficulty is the mental resistance to things that arise, and the underlying assumption that they should not.” – Eckhart Tolle

“There’s a huge amount of suffering that is generated not by the actual challenges of life but by the fictitious problems that the mind generates.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Challenges are here to awaken you and even if you’re awakening, life continuously gives you challenges and then the awakening accelerates and deepens.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Only one thing is of absolute importance and that is your connectedness with being.” – Eckhart Tolle

“It is the nature of the world of form that nothing stays fixed for very long – and so it starts to fall apart again. Forms dissolve; new forms arise. Watch the clouds. They will teach you about the world of form.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Until you practice surrender, the spiritual dimension is something you ready about, talk about, get excited about, write books about, think about, believe in – or don’t, as the case may be, it makes no difference. Not until you surrender does it become a living reality in your life.” – Eckhart Tolle

“You are present when what you are doing is not primarily a means to an end (money, prestige, winning) but fulfilling in itself, when there is joy and aliveness in what you do. And, of course you cannot be present unless you become friendly with the present moment. That is the basis of effective action, uncontaminated by negativity.” – Eckhart Tolle

“To awaken within the dream is our purpose now. When we are awake within the dream, the ego-created earth-drama comes to an end and a more wondrous dream arises. This is the new earth.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The eternal present is the space within which your whole life unfolds, the one factor that remains constant.” – Eckhart Tolle

“All that arises passes away.” – Eckhart Tolle

“When you get into your car, shut the door and be there just half a minute. Breathe, feel the energy inside your body, look around at the sky, the trees. The mind might tell you, ‘I don’t have time.’ But that’s the mind talking to you. Even the busiest person has time for 30 seconds of space.” – Eckhart Tolle

“With awareness there comes choice. And so you are able to say. “I allow this moment to be as it is.” And then, suddenly, where before there was irritation, there is now a sense of aliveness and peace. And out of that comes right action.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The basis for true change is freedom from negativity. And that’s what acceptance implies; no negativity about what is. And then you see what this moment requires; what is it that is required now so that life can express itself more fully?” – Eckhart Tolle

“In any relationship, especially marriage, be as free of compulsive thinking as possible. In other words, the more space there is in the relationship – inner space – the more love there is because love arises out of that inner spaciousness.” – Eckhart Tolle

“When you are present in this moment, you break the continuity of your story, of past and future. Then true intelligence arises, and also love.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Your inner purpose is to awaken. It is as simple as that. You share that purpose with every other person on the planet. – Because it is the purpose of humanity.” – Eckhart Tolle

“How to be at peace now? By making peace with the present moment. The present moment is the field on which the game of life happens. It cannot happen anywhere else.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The soul is your inner-most being. The presence that you are beyond form. The consciousness that you are beyond form, that is the soul. That is who you are in essence.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Acceptance looks like a passive state, but in reality it brings something entirely new into this world. That peace, a subtle energy vibration, is consciousness.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Focus your attention on the Now and tell me what problem you have at this moment.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Acceptance means: For now, this is what this situation, this moment, requires me to do, and so I do it willingly.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Give your fullest attention to whatever the moment present.” – Eckhart Tolle

“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

“Neither failure nor success has the power to change your inner state of being.” – Eckhart Tolle

“When you become aware of silence, immediately there is that state of inner still alertness. You are present. You have stepped out of the thousands of years of collective human conditioning.” – Eckhart Tolle

“It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Go within. Use the inner body as a starting point for going deeper and taking your attention away from where it’s usually lodged, in the thinking mind.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Many people are so imprisoned in their own minds that the beauty of nature does exist for them.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Being at one with what is doesn’t mean you no longer initiate change….but the motivation to take action comes from a deeper level, not from egoic wanting or fearing…..The totality of life then acts through you.”

“Many people who are going through the early stages of the awakening process are not longer certain what their outer purpose is. What drives the world no longer drives them. Seeing the madness of our civilization so clearly, they feel somewhat alienated from the culture around them. Some feel that they inhabit a no-man’s land between two worlds. They are no longer run by the ego, yet the arising awareness has not yet become fully integrated into their lives. Inner and outer purpose have not merged.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Humanity is reaching the end of the evolutionary stage of ego. The closer we get to the end, the more dysfunctional humanity becomes.” – Eckhart Tolle

“If you had not suffered as you have, there would be no depth to you as a human being, no humility, no compassion.” – Eckhart Tolle

“There are millions of people on the planet, alive now, who’s worst enemy lives between their two ears.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Do not be concerned with the fruit of your action – just give attention to the action itself. The fruit will come of its own accord.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Nothing out there will ever satisfy you except temporarily and superficially, but you may need to experience many disappointments before you realize that truth.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The joy of being is the joy of being conscious.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Relationships do not cause pain and unhappiness. They bring out the pain and unhappiness that is already in you.” – Eckhart Tolle

“There is a vast difference between being ‘happy’ and finding a genuine inner peace that ‘passes all understanding.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Any time you have hurt feelings it is always your ego.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Life is an adventure, it’s not a package tour.” – Eckhart Tolle

“There is an inner harmony here, a sacredness, a higher order in which everything has its perfect place and could not be other than what is and the way it is.”- Eckhart Tolle

“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. If you are present, there is never any need for you to wait for anything.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Acceptance, enjoyment & enthusiasm, the 3 modalities of life.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Real love doesn’t make you suffer. How could it? It doesn’t suddenly turn into hate, nor does real joy turn into pain.”

“The present moment holds the key to liberation. But you cannot find the present moment as long as you are your mind.”

“The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life. The pain that you create now is always some form of nonacceptance, some form of unconscious resistance to what “is.””

“Problems of the mind cannot be solved on the level of the mind.”

“The past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions.”

“If you find you’re here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options: remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally.”

“When you live in complete acceptance of what is, that is the end of all drama in your life. Nobody can even have an argument with you, no matter how hard he or she tries. You cannot have an argument with a fully conscious person.”

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