Eckhart Tolle

A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on past, future, and now

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

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 41

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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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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on death, dying, self, ego, and freedom

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

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 38

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on presence, mind, thoughts, ego, and attachment

When you are present, you can allow the mind to be as it is without getting entangled in it. The mind in itself is a wonderful tool. Dysfunction sets in when you seek your self in it and mistake it for who you are.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 40

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on love, joy, peace, mind, peacefulness, freedom, and thoughts

Love, joy, and peace cannot flourish until you have freed yourself from mind dominance.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 24

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on pleasure, joy, freedom, and self

Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 24

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on pain, suffering mind, and freedom

Pain is inevitable as long as you are identified with your mind.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 25

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on pain, suffering, resistance, judgment, negativity, moment, and ego

The pain that you create now is always some form of nonacceptance, some form of unconscious resistance to what is. On the level of thought, the resistance is some form of judgment. On the emotional level, it is some form of negativity. The intensity of the pain depends on the degree of resistance to the present moment, and this in turn depends on how strongly you are identified with your mind.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 27

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on anger, pain, and suffering

Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 32

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