201 Eckhart Tolle Quotes on Love and Happiness

Eckhart Tolle, a German-born spiritual teacher and best-selling author, has influenced many worldwide with his unique, religion-neutral teachings centered on the transformation of consciousness.

Educated at the Universities of London and Cambridge, his life took a significant turn following an intense spiritual awakening at 29.

He dedicated years to comprehending and deepening this transformation which ultimately culminated in his acclaimed book, ‘The Power of Now’.

Eckhart Tolle

Released in 1999, the book reached a global audience, being translated into 33 languages.

Tolle’s teachings emphasize transcending our ego-based consciousness, a critical step for personal happiness and resolving global conflict.

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A popular public speaker, Tolle conducts seminars in English, German and Spanish, which are widely disseminated via CDs and DVDs.

He has resided in Vancouver, Canada, since 1995.

In this article I have collected the most inspiring quotes by Eckhart Tolle.

Best Eckhart Tolle Quotes

1. “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you will ever have.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).


2. “This, too, will pass.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

3. “It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

4. “Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

5. “If not now, when?” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

6. “The past has no power over the present moment.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

7. “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

8. “Awareness is the greatest agent for change.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

9. “You are not your mind.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).


10. “All problems are illusions of the mind.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

11. “Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

12. “Being must be felt. It can’t be thought.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

13. “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).

14. “Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

16. “Nonresistance is the key to the greatest power in the universe.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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


18. “To love is to recognize yourself in another.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

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

21. “Become conscious of being conscious.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

22. “As long as you make an identity for yourself out of pain, you cannot be free of it.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

23. “Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

25. “When you complain, you make yourself a victim. Leave the situation, change the situation, or accept it. All else is madness.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

27. “Doing is never enough if you neglect being.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

28. “Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

30. “Where ever you are, be there totally.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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31. “Instead of fighting the darkness, you bring in the light.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

32. “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).

33. “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).

34. “The truth is: you don’t have a life, you are life.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

35. “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).

36. “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).

37. “The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

38. “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).

39. “You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

40. “Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

41. “Become an alchemist. Transmute base metal into gold, suffering into consciousness, disaster into enlightenment.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

42. “True happiness is found in simple, seemingly unremarkable things.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

43. “Be aware that what you think, to a large extent, creates the emotions that you feel. See the link between your thinking and your emotions. Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

44. “Suffering begins when you mentally label a situation as bad. That causes an emotional contraction. When you let it be, without naming it, enormous power is available to you. The contraction cuts you off from that power, the power of life itself.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

45. “Die before you die and find that there is no death.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

46. “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).

47. “The present moment holds the key to liberation. But you cannot find the present moment as long as you are your mind.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

48. “Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

49. “Complete surrender usually happens through living. Your very life is the ground where that happens. There may be a partial surrender and then there may be an opening, and then you may engage in spiritual practice.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

50. “You can be very much aware that when you are stressed, it always is a sign you have lost the present moment. So, you can choose to re-enter the present moment.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

51. “The awakening of consciousness is the next evolutionary step for mankind.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

52. “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).

53. “One only needs to read twentieth-century history to see that it has been the climax of human madness, if it’s measured in terms of human violence inflicted on other humans.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

54. “One conscious breathe in and out is a meditation.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

55. “Welcome to the present moment. Here. Now. The only moment there ever is.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

56. “Stress is caused by being here but wanting to be there, or being in the present but wanting to be in the future. It’s a split that tears you apart inside.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

57. “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).

58. “Life is an adventure, it’s not a package tour.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

59. “Complaining is one of the ego’s favorite strategies for strengthening itself.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

60. “Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

61. “Whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

62. “What a liberation to realize that the ‘voice in my head’ is not who I am. ‘Who am I, then?’ The one who sees that.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

63. “When there’s a teacher who embodies presence, then it seems to come for a while through that opening. The teacher is an opening to presence.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

64. “You get there by realizing you are already there.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

65. “Surrender is the inner transition from resistance to acceptance, from no to yes.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

66. “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).

67. “When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

68. “Nonresistance, nonjudgment, and nonattachment are the three aspects of true freedom and enlightened living.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

69. “Whatever you accept completely will take you to peace, including the acceptance that you cannot accept, that you are in resistance.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

70. “Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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71. “Stop looking outside for scraps of pleasure or fulfillment, for validation, security, or love – you have a treasure within that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

72. “Create a gap of no-mind in which you are highly alert and aware but not thinking. This is the essence of meditation.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

73. “The ego is not only the unobserved mind, the voice in the head which pretends to be you, but also the unobserved emotions that are the body’s reaction to what the voice in the head is saying.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

74. “Be present as the watcher of your mind – of your thoughts and emotions as well as your reactions in various situations. Be at least as interested in your reactions as in the situation or person that causes you to react.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

75. “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. It is not dependent on some other body, some external form.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

76. “You cannot fight against the ego and win, just as you cannot fight against darkness. The light of consciousness is all that is necessary. You are that light.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

77. “Surrender is the simple but profound wisdom of yielding to rather than opposing the flow of life.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

79. “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).

80. “Acceptance of the unacceptable is the greatest source of grace in this world.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

81. “The moment that judgment 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).

82. “You need no time to open yourself to the power of now and so awaken to who you are beyond name and form and realize that in the depth of your being, you are already complete, whole, one with the timeless essence of all life.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

83. “One thing we do know: 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 this moment.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).


84. “Suffering is necessary until you realize it is unnecessary.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

86. “As you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life. It means fear is no longer a dominant factor in what you do and no longer prevents you from taking action to initiate change.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

87. “Death is not the opposite of life. Life has no opposite. Death is the opposite of birth.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

88. “If I accept the fact that my relationships are here to make me conscious, instead of happy, then my relationships become a wonderful selfmastery tool that keeps realigning me with my higher purpose for living.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

89. “We get lost in doing, thinking, remembering, anticipating – lost in a maze of complexity and a world of problems. Nature can show us the way home, the way out of the prison of our own minds.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

90. “The only thing you ever have is now.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

Inspiring Eckhart Tolle Quotes

91. “Become intensely conscious of the present moment.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

92. “Spiritual Awakening is awakening from the dream of thought.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

93. “True intelligence operates silently. Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

94. “Suffering has a noble purpose: the evolution of consciousness and the burning up of the ego.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

95. “Negative states of mind, such as anger, resentment, fear, envy, and jealousy, are products of the ego.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

96. “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).

97. “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).

98. “Be aware of your breathing. Notice how this takes attention away from your thinking and creates space.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

99. “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).


100. “Leave life alone. Let it be.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

101. “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).

102. “Facing facts is always empowering.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

103. “When you go deeply into the present, gratitude arises spontaneously, even if it’s just gratitude for breathing, gratitude for the aliveness that you feel in your body. Gratitude is there when you acknowledge the aliveness of the present moment.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

104. “So 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).

105. “Now is all you ever have. There never is anything else. So, you might as well make the now your friend. Otherwise, you are out of alignment with life itself.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

106. “Narrow your life down to this moment. Your life situation may be full of problems – most life situations are – but find out if you have a problem at this moment. Do you have a problem now?” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

107. “You are the Universe expressing itself as a human for a little while.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

108. “You are not a problem that needs solving.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

109. “To offer no resistance to life is to be in a state of grace, ease, and lightness.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

110. “Awareness of the inner body is consciousness remembering its origin and returning to the Source.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

111. “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).

112. “For the ego to survive, it must make time – past and future – more important than the present moment.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

114. “Most people spend their entire life imprisoned within the confines of their own thoughts. They never go beyond a narrow, mind-made, personalized sense of self that is conditioned by the past.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

116. “If you completely accept something, it changes. If you completely accept it, it shifts.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

117. “If you can recognize illusion as illusion, it dissolves. The recognition of illusion is also its ending. Its survival depends on your mistaking it for reality.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

118. “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).

119. “Through being “right”, you feel superior and through feeling superior you strengthen your sense of self. In reality, of course, you are only strengthening the illusion of ego.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

120. “Being one with life is being one with Now. You then realize that you don’t live your life, but life lives you. Life is the dancer, and you are the Dance.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

121. “True salvation is freedom from negativity, and above all from past and future as a psychological need.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

123. “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).

124. “The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).


125. “Presence is a state of inner spaciousness.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

126. “We can learn not to keep situations or events alive in our minds, but to return our attention continuously to the pristine, timeless present moment rather than be caught up in mental moviemaking.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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127. “Thinking without awareness is the main dilemma of human existence.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

128. “Learn from nature. See how everything gets accomplished and how the miracle of life unfolds without dissatisfaction or unhappiness.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

129. “Not to be able to stop thinking is an affliction, but we don’t realize this because almost everybody is suffering from it.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

130. “Observe your thoughts, don’t believe them.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

131. “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 most simple action.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

132. “The dog is still in the natural state. And you can easily see that, because you have problems and your dog doesn’t. And while your happy moments may be rare, your dog celebrates life continuously.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

133. “So 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).

134. “If you are in a state of intense presence you are free of thought, yet highly alert. If your conscious attention sinks below a certain level, thought rushes in, the mental noise returns, stillness is lost, you’re back in time.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

135. “Every being is a spark of the Divine, or God. Look into the eyes of the dog and sense that innermost core. When you are present, you can sense the spirit, the one consciousness, in every creature and love it as yourself.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

136. “Emotion arises at the place where mind and body meet. It is the body’s reaction to your mind – or you might say, a reflection of your mind in the body.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

137. “When you are not honoring the present moment by allowing it to be, you are creating drama.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

138. “The ego is a false sense based on mental concepts. It is identification with the body and the mind-primarily identification with thought form.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

139. “When you live in surrender, something comes through you into the world of duality that is not of this world.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

140. “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).

141. “For many people, illness – loss of health – represents the crisis situation that triggers an awakening. With serious illness comes awareness of your own mortality, the greatest loss of all.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

142. “A culture that denies death inevitably becomes shallow and superficial, concerned only with the external form of things. When death is denied, life loses its depth.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

143. “Whenever you meet anybody, it is a holy encounter. The primary event is the energy field of presence between you and the other human being that arises. You enjoy it. There is deep joy in the meeting.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

144. “Because dogs and cats still live in the original state of connectedness with Being, they can help us regain it. When we do so, however, that original state deepens and turns into awareness.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

145. “Failures lies concealed in every success in every failure.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

146. “The power of now can only be realized now. It requires no time and effort. Effort means you’re trying hard to get somewhere, and so you are not present, welcoming this moment as it is.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

147. “Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

148. “When I’m with people, I’m a spiritual teacher. That’s the function, but it’s not my identity. The moment I’m alone, my deepest joy is to be nobody, to relinquish the function of a teacher. It’s a temporary function.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

149. “Whereas the notion of purpose before was always associated with future, there is now a deeper purpose that can only be found in the present, through denial of time.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

150. “You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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151. “To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

152. “Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

153. “Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

155. “Ego means self-identification with thinking, to be trapped in thought, which means to have a mental image of “me” based on thought and emotions. So ego is there in the absence of a witnessing presence.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

156. “You are the sky. The clouds are what happens, what comes and goes.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

157. “The pain-body wants to survive, just like every other entity in existence, and it can only survive if it gets you to unconsciously identify with it.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

158. “If you accept that a relationship is here to make you conscious instead of happy, then the relationship will offer you salvation, and you will be aligning yourself with the higher consciousness that wants to be born into this world.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

159. “All you need to know and observe in yourself is this: Whenever you feel superior or inferior to anyone, that’s the ego in you.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

160. “Allow nature to teach you stillness.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

161. “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).

162. “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).

163. “Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

164. “The world can only change from within.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

165. “Love is the recognition of oneness in the world of duality.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

166. “When you live in complete acceptance of what is, that is the end of all drama in your life.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

167. “Whatever you accept completely, you go beyond. If you fight it, you’re stuck with it.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

168. “The future never comes. Life is always now.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

169. “It may look as if the situation is creating the suffering, but ultimately this is not so – your resistance is.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

170. “If you are not in the state of either acceptance, enjoyment, or enthusiasm, look closely and you will find that you are creating suffering for yourself and others.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

171. “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).

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

173. “Non-reaction to the ego in others is one of the most effective ways not only of going beyond ego in yourself but also of dissolving the collective human ego.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

174. “Body awareness not only anchors you in the present moment, it is a doorway out of the prison that is the ego. It also strengthens the immune system and the body’s ability to heal itself.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

175. “If peace is really what you want, then you will choose peace.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

176. “When there is spiritual awakening, you awaken into the fullness, the aliveness, and also the sacredness of now. You were absent, asleep, and now you are present, awake.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

177. “I am the hole on the flute that Gods breath flows through.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

178. “Let go of thought, become still and alert, and don’t try to understand or explain.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

179. “The only thing that is ultimately real about your journey is the step that you are taking at this moment. That’s all there ever is.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

180. “That is the real spiritual awakening, when something emerges from within you that is deeper than who you thought you were. So, the person is still there, but one could almost say that something more powerful shines through the person.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

181. “Don’t wait to be successful at some future point, have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

182. “Stress is wanting something to be the way it isn’t.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

183. “What is God? The eternal one life underneath all the forms of life. What is love? To feel the presence of the one life deep within yourself and all creatures; to be it! Therefore, all love is the love of God.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

184. “Presence is the key to freedom, so you can only be free now.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

186. “Attention is the key to transformation- and full attention also implies acceptance.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

187. “Anything that you resent and strongly react to in another is also in you.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

188. “Life has no opposite. The opposite of death is birth. Life is eternal.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

190. “You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

191. “True creativity flows only from stillness. When stillness becomes conscious, the spiritual dimension enters your life and you begin to be guided by an intelligence far greater than the human mind.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

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

193. “Awareness and ego cannot coexist.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

194. “You create a good future by creating a good present.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

195. “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).

196. “Action arising out of suffering is contaminated with suffering and causes further suffering, and that is karma. Action that arises out of a state of “acceptance” is totally free of karma. And there is a vast difference.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

197. “Your unhappiness ultimately arises not from the circumstances of your life but from the conditioning of your mind.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

198. “Everything is shown up by being exposed to the light, and whatever is exposed to the light itself becomes light.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

199. “The power is in you. The answer is in you. And you are the answer to all your searches: you are the goal. You are the answer. It’s never outside.” ~ (Eckhart Tolle).

200. “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).

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

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