Eckhart Tolle

A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on god, being, words, language, awakening, reality, and truth

Neither God nor Being nor any other word can define or explain the ineffable reality behind the word, so the only important question is whether the word is a help or a hindrance in enabling you to experience That toward which it points.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on mind, thoughts, concepts, and relationship

Identification with your mind creates an opaque screen of concepts, labels, images, words, judgments, and definitions that blocks all true relationship.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on acceptance, responsibility, tolerance, happiness, and change

Wherever you are, be there totally. If you find your 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

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 68

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on self, awakening, presence, present, past, and enlightenment

You cannot find yourself by going into the past. You can find yourself by coming into the present.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 75

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on awakening, god, enlightenment, and seeking

You find God the moment you realize that you don't need to seek God.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 122

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on transformation, change, grace, love, transform, self, awakening, and enlightenment

As far as inner transformation is concerned, there is nothing you can do about it. You cannot transform yourself, and you certainly cannot transform your partner or anybody else. All you can do is create a space for transformation to happen, for grace and love to enter.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 131

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on lessons, learning, events, and realization

Whenever anything negative happens to you, there is a deep lesson concealed within it, although you may not see it at the time.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 147

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on self, interesting, inside, outside, interior, curiosity, and ease

Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 64

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on power, strength, and weakness

Power over others is weakness disguised as strength. True power if within, and it is available to you now.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 36

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on ego, identification, possessions, recognition, knowledge, education, and self

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 also political, nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications.

None of these is you.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 37

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