February 02, 2021

My Favourite Quotes

 

Valley of Fires by Jake Blucker
In this post I will share with you some of my favourite quotes from videos, pictures and text in the hopes that they help you as much as they helped me  














Wisdom says we are nothing. Love says we are everything. Between these two our life flows. Jack Kornfield
Wisdom says we are nothing. Love says we are everything. Between these two our life flows. Jack Kornfield

Wherever you go, there you are. Jon Kabat-Zinn
Wherever you go, there you are. Jon Kabat-Zinn

When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another – and ourselves. Jack Kornfield
When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another – and ourselves. Jack Kornfield

To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth. The problem is to see reality as it is. Thich Nhat Hanh
To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth. The problem is to see reality as it is. Thich Nhat Hanh

The things that matter most in our lives are not fantastic or grand. They are moments when we touch one another. Jack Kornfield
The things that matter most in our lives are not fantastic or grand. They are moments when we touch one another. Jack Kornfield

The present moment is the only time over which we have dominion. Thich Nhat Hanh
The present moment is the only time over which we have dominion. Thich Nhat Hanh

The little things The little moments They aren’t little. Jon Kabat-Zinn
The little things The little moments They aren’t little. Jon Kabat-Zinn

The feeling that any task is a nuisance will soon disappear if it is done in mindfulness. Thich Nhat Hanh
The feeling that any task is a nuisance will soon disappear if it is done in mindfulness. Thich Nhat Hanh

The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Jon Kabat-Zinn
The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Much of spiritual life is self-acceptance, maybe all of it. Jack Kornfield
Much of spiritual life is self-acceptance, maybe all of it. Jack Kornfield

Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. Jon Kabit-Zinn
Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. Jon Kabit-Zinn

Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience. Jon Kabat-Zinn
Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality. Thich nhat Hanh
Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality. Thich nhat Hanh

Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive. Thich Nhat Hanh
Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive. Thich Nhat Hanh

Live the actual moment. Only this actual moment is life. Thich Nhat Hanh
Live the actual moment. Only this actual moment is life. Thich Nhat Hanh

Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well. Jack Kornfield
Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well. Jack Kornfield

 

“Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.” – Ramana Maharshi

“Wanting to reform the world without discovering one’s true self is like trying to cover the world with leather to avoid the pain of walking on stones and thorns. It is much simpler to wear shoes.” – Ramana Maharshi

“As I noticed feelings and thoughts appear and disappear, it became increasingly clear that they were just coming and going on their own. . . . There was no sense of a self owning them.” – Tara Brach

“Meditation is the only intentional, systematic human activity which at bottom is about not trying to improve yourself or get anywhere else, but simply to realize where you already are.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

“Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

“It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.” – The Buddha

“Each of us has a different nature. We’re not supposed to think and live in the same way. Our uniqueness is sacred and must be respected.” – Rudá Iandê

“Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.”– John Wooden

“Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.”– John Wooden

“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.” – Thích Nhất Hạnh

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