“All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.” ~ Blaise Pascal
“Be yourself; everyone is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde
“God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh” – Voltaire
“Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence.”- Eckhart Tolle
“If I had a prayer, it would be this: God spare me from the desire for love, approval, and appreciation. Amen.” – Byron Katie
“On the verbal level everything is relative. Absolutes should be experienced, not discussed.” – Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
“The busy mind never quite touches reality. It merely interprets and thinks about it, usually for the benefit of a noisy, thought-based self that sees itself as the center.” – Scott Kiloby
“The purpose of perception is to enable survival” – Peter Ralston
“The stronger the creative pulse, the more powerful is the urge away from any identification of the ego with creation.” – Dorothy Sayers
“There comes into every life a time when the inner self can no longer be reached by things from without, when the soul craves that which it can supply to itself alone.” – Wlliam Zinsser
“Thinking isolates a situation or event and calls it good or bad, as if it had a separate existence.  Through excessive reliance on thinking, reality becomes fragmented.” – Eckhart Tolle
“Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence.”- Eckhart Tolle
“We shape clay in a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want.” – Lao Tzu
“When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.” – Wayne Dyer
“You may find agreement or disagreement through thought, which may confirm the thought-based self, but you will not find what is absolutely true through thought. Therefore, you will not realize peace.”- Scott Kiloby

  1. Greg
    August 12, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    Wonderful batch of quotes, thank you 🙂

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