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quote by Eckhart Tolle: The next step in human evolution is to transcend thought. This is now our urgent task. It doesn't mean not to think anymore, but simply not to be completely identified with thought, possessed by thou… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The next step in human evolution is to transcend thought. This is now our urgent task. It doesn't mean not to think anymore, but simply not to be completely identified with thought, possessed by thought.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Thinking without awareness is the main dilemma of human existence. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Thinking without awareness is the main dilemma of human existence.

--Eckhart Tolle



quote by Eckhart Tolle: When you see around you the human form suffering or dissolving, you have empathy on the human level. You share the suffering because it has to do with the fleetingness of form. But if that is the onl… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

When you see around you the human form suffering or dissolving, you have empathy on the human level. You share the suffering because it has to do with the fleetingness of form. But if that is the only level that operates in you, you haven't gone beyond suffering.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Every human being in the human form has limitations. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Every human being in the human form has limitations.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: The outer purpose belongs to the horizontal dimension of space and time; the inner purpose concerns a deepening of your Being in the vertical dimension of the timeless Now. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The outer purpose belongs to the horizontal dimension of space and time; the inner purpose concerns a deepening of your Being in the vertical dimension of the timeless Now.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Pain can only feed on pain. Pain cannot feed on joy. It finds it quite indigestible. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Pain can only feed on pain. Pain cannot feed on joy. It finds it quite indigestible.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: Bring awareness to the many subtle sounds of nature -- The rustling of leaves in the wind, Raindrops falling, The humming of an insect, The first birdsong at dawn. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Bring awareness to the many subtle sounds of nature -- The rustling of leaves in the wind, Raindrops falling, The humming of an insect, The first birdsong at dawn.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Be alert and present and see that your identity is not from your past story; who you truly are is the alert presence that is inseparable from the present moment. You are this, which has no name and n… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Be alert and present and see that your identity is not from your past story; who you truly are is the alert presence that is inseparable from the present moment. You are this, which has no name and no form.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: Future success is dependent upon and inseparable from the consciousness out of which the actions emanate. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Future success is dependent upon and inseparable from the consciousness out of which the actions emanate.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Life always is now. Life is inseparable from now. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Life always is now. Life is inseparable from now.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: The Truth is inseparable from who you are. Yes, you are the Truth. If you look for it elsewhere, you will be deceived every time. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The Truth is inseparable from who you are. Yes, you are the Truth. If you look for it elsewhere, you will be deceived every time.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: In a fully functional organism, an emotion has a very short life span. It is like a momentary ripple or wave on the surface of your Being. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

In a fully functional organism, an emotion has a very short life span. It is like a momentary ripple or wave on the surface of your Being.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: The quicker you are in attaching verbal or mental labels to things, people, or situations, the more shallow and lifeless your reality becomes, and the more deadened you become to reality. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The quicker you are in attaching verbal or mental labels to things, people, or situations, the more shallow and lifeless your reality becomes, and the more deadened you become to reality.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Everything is honoured, but nothing matters. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Everything is honoured, but nothing matters.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: When you look at a tree and perceive its stillness, you become still yourself. You connect with it at a very deep level. You feel a oneness with whatever you perceive in and through stillness. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

When you look at a tree and perceive its stillness, you become still yourself. You connect with it at a very deep level. You feel a oneness with whatever you perceive in and through stillness.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Love is the recognition of oneness in the world of duality. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Love is the recognition of oneness in the world of duality.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: When you say, 'I enjoy doing this or that', it is really a misperception. It makes it appear that the joy comes from what you do, but that is not the case. Joy does not come from what you do, it flow… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

When you say, 'I enjoy doing this or that', it is really a misperception. It makes it appear that the joy comes from what you do, but that is not the case. Joy does not come from what you do, it flows into what you do and thus into this world from deep within you.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Joy does not come from what you do, it flows into what you do and thus into this world from deep within you. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Joy does not come from what you do, it flows into what you do and thus into this world from deep within you.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Many people live habitually as if the present moment were an obstacle that they need to overcome in order to get to the next moment, and imagine living your whole live like that. Always, this moment … with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Many people live habitually as if the present moment were an obstacle that they need to overcome in order to get to the next moment, and imagine living your whole live like that. Always, this moment is not quite good enough because you need to get to the next one.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: The most important healing -- realizing who you are. The healing on the outer level is fine, but it's not the essence of healing. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The most important healing -- realizing who you are. The healing on the outer level is fine, but it's not the essence of healing.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: You get there by realizing you are already there. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

You get there by realizing you are already there.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: 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 movie making. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

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 movie making.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: When you observe yourself reacting to what are minor things in your life, you will find that the mechanism is the same as when major things seem to go wrong in your life and there is upset. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

When you observe yourself reacting to what are minor things in your life, you will find that the mechanism is the same as when major things seem to go wrong in your life and there is upset.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: The false self lives mainly through memory and anticipation. Past and future are its main preoccupation. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The false self lives mainly through memory and anticipation. Past and future are its main preoccupation.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Time is the horizontal dimension of life, the surface layer of reality. Then there is the vertical dimension of depth, accessible only through the portal of the present moment. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Time is the horizontal dimension of life, the surface layer of reality. Then there is the vertical dimension of depth, accessible only through the portal of the present moment.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: An amazing realization is in the present moment there is only what is, but there are no problems. And if your attention remains in the Now, you no longer inhabit a world of problems. Challenges you m… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

An amazing realization is in the present moment there is only what is, but there are no problems. And if your attention remains in the Now, you no longer inhabit a world of problems. Challenges you may still face, but they come to you in the space of Now.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: 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. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

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.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: When the basis for your actions is inner alignment with the present moment, your actions become empowered by the intelligence of life itself. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

When the basis for your actions is inner alignment with the present moment, your actions become empowered by the intelligence of life itself.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Give up waiting as a state of mind. When you catch yourself slipping into waiting...snap out of it. Come into the present moment. Just be and enjoy being. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Give up waiting as a state of mind. When you catch yourself slipping into waiting...snap out of it. Come into the present moment. Just be and enjoy being.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: The present moment is all you ever have. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The present moment is all you ever have.

--Eckhart Tolle

Longer Version:

The present moment is all you ever have. There is never a time when your life is not "this moment."


quote by Eckhart Tolle: When you are in the present moment, you break the continuity of your story, of past and future. Then true intelligence arises, and also love. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

When you are in the present moment, you break the continuity of your story, of past and future. Then true intelligence arises, and also love.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: In this state of inner connectedness, you are much more alert, more awake than in the mind-identified state. You are fully present. It also raises the vibrational frequency of the energy field that g… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

In this state of inner connectedness, you are much more alert, more awake than in the mind-identified state. You are fully present. It also raises the vibrational frequency of the energy field that give life to the physical body.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: This is the essence for every human being to realize that who they are, essentially, is far more than the physical body and is far more than the mental body, the psychological makeup, the psychologic… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

This is the essence for every human being to realize that who they are, essentially, is far more than the physical body and is far more than the mental body, the psychological makeup, the psychological me body. Who they are is far deeper than that.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: We would destroy ourselves and the planet if no change happens, because of the amplification of the egoic state through science and technology. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

We would destroy ourselves and the planet if no change happens, because of the amplification of the egoic state through science and technology.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: You create a good future by creating a good present. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

You create a good future by creating a good present.

--Eckhart Tolle

Longer Version:

You create a good future by creating a good present. How do you do that? By recognizing the goodness that is already inherent in the present moment, even in the midst of challenges. Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.


quote by Eckhart Tolle: 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. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

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
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Presence is needed to become aware of the Beauty, the Majesty, the Sacredness of Nature. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Presence is needed to become aware of the Beauty, the Majesty, the Sacredness of Nature.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Give yourself completely to the act of listening. Beyond the sounds there is something greater, a sacredness that cannot be understood through thought. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Give yourself completely to the act of listening. Beyond the sounds there is something greater, a sacredness that cannot be understood through thought.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: 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. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

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
quote by Eckhart Tolle: When this delusion of utter separateness underlies and governs whatever I think, say, and do, what kind of world do I create? with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

When this delusion of utter separateness underlies and governs whatever I think, say, and do, what kind of world do I create?

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Since ancient times, spiritual masters of all traditions have pointed to the Now as the key to the spiritual dimension. Despite this, it seems to have remained a secret. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Since ancient times, spiritual masters of all traditions have pointed to the Now as the key to the spiritual dimension. Despite this, it seems to have remained a secret.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Not until you surrender does the spiritual dimension become a living reality in your life. When you do, the energy you emanate and that then runs your life is of a much higher vibrational frequency t… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Not until you surrender does the spiritual dimension become a living reality in your life. When you do, the energy you emanate and that then runs your life is of a much higher vibrational frequency than the mind energy that still runs the world.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: For a relationship to deepen, at some point the spiritual dimension needs to come in. You don't even need to be fully awakened for this to happen, but if it does happen it certainly means you are awa… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

For a relationship to deepen, at some point the spiritual dimension needs to come in. You don't even need to be fully awakened for this to happen, but if it does happen it certainly means you are awakening.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Words that arise spontaneously out of the state of presence are charged with spiritual power: the power to awaken. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Words that arise spontaneously out of the state of presence are charged with spiritual power: the power to awaken.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: A simple but radical spiritual practice is to accept whatever arises in the Now, within and without. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

A simple but radical spiritual practice is to accept whatever arises in the Now, within and without.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Suppression of the feminine principal has enabled The Ego to gain absolute supremacy in the collective human psyche. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Suppression of the feminine principal has enabled The Ego to gain absolute supremacy in the collective human psyche.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: The realm of consciousness is much vaster than thought can grasp. When you no longer believe everything you think, you step out of thought and see clearly that the thinker is not who you are. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The realm of consciousness is much vaster than thought can grasp. When you no longer believe everything you think, you step out of thought and see clearly that the thinker is not who you are.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Transcending the world does not mean to withdraw from the world, to no longer take action, or to stop interacting with people. Transcendence of the world is to act and to interact without any self-se… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Transcending the world does not mean to withdraw from the world, to no longer take action, or to stop interacting with people. Transcendence of the world is to act and to interact without any self-seeking.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: Thinking is no more than a tiny aspect of the totality of consciousness, the totality of who you are. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Thinking is no more than a tiny aspect of the totality of consciousness, the totality of who you are.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Look at all the conflict between tribes, nations, and religions. They need their enemies, because they provide the sense of separateness on which their collective egoic identity depends. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Look at all the conflict between tribes, nations, and religions. They need their enemies, because they provide the sense of separateness on which their collective egoic identity depends.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: Nonresistance, nonjudgment, and nonattachment are the three aspects of true freedom and enlightened living. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Nonresistance, nonjudgment, and nonattachment are the three aspects of true freedom and enlightened living.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Only by awakening can you know the true meaning of that word. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Only by awakening can you know the true meaning of that word.

--Eckhart Tolle


quote by Eckhart Tolle: Being is not only beyond but also deep within every form as its innermost invisible and indestructible essence. This means that it is accessible to you now as your own deepest self, your true nature. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Being is not only beyond but also deep within every form as its innermost invisible and indestructible essence. This means that it is accessible to you now as your own deepest self, your true nature.

--Eckhart Tolle




quote by Eckhart Tolle: By a monstrous act of reductionism, the infinite depth of who you are is confused with a sound produced by the vocal cords. (p. 28). with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

By a monstrous act of reductionism, the infinite depth of who you are is confused with a sound produced by the vocal cords. (p. 28).

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Whatever you think people are withholding from you-praise, appreciation, assistance, loving care, and so on-give it to them. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Whatever you think people are withholding from you-praise, appreciation, assistance, loving care, and so on-give it to them.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: It's a wonderful thing to perceive the world and to interact with it and with other people and nature from that deep place of utter stillness, where the compulsion to immediately label and interpret … with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

It's a wonderful thing to perceive the world and to interact with it and with other people and nature from that deep place of utter stillness, where the compulsion to immediately label and interpret whatever arises around you is no longer there.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: The ego says, I shouldn't have to suffer, and that thought makes you suffer so much more. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The ego says, I shouldn't have to suffer, and that thought makes you suffer so much more.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: Love, joy, and peace cannot flourish until you have freed yourself from mind dominance. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

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

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: Each person's life -- each lifeform, in fact -- represents a world, a unique way in which the universe experiences itself. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Each person's life -- each lifeform, in fact -- represents a world, a unique way in which the universe experiences itself.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Nothing that is of real value can be lost, only the false dissolves. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Nothing that is of real value can be lost, only the false dissolves.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: The outer form is a temporary reflection of what you are within, in your essence. That is why love and beauty can never leave you, although all outer forms will. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The outer form is a temporary reflection of what you are within, in your essence. That is why love and beauty can never leave you, although all outer forms will.

--Eckhart Tolle

quote by Eckhart Tolle: The present moment holds the key to liberation. But you cannot find the present moment as long as you are your mind. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

The present moment holds the key to liberation. But you cannot find the present moment as long as you are your mind.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: 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 … with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

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.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: 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 awarene… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

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.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Become an alchemist. Transmute base metal into gold, suffering into consciousness, disaster into enlightenment. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Become an alchemist. Transmute base metal into gold, suffering into consciousness, disaster into enlightenment.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: 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… with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

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
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Life is the dancer and you are the dance. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Life is the dancer and you are the dance.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Doing is never enough if you neglect being. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Doing is never enough if you neglect being.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: As long as you make an identity for yourself out of pain, you cannot be free of it. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

As long as you make an identity for yourself out of pain, you cannot be free of it.

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quote by Eckhart Tolle: Become conscious of being conscious. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Become conscious of being conscious.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: To love is to recognize yourself in another. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

To love is to recognize yourself in another.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: You are the universe, expressing itself as a human for a little while. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

You are the universe, expressing itself as a human for a little while.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by Eckhart Tolle: Being must be 'felt' it can not be 'thought. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

Being must be 'felt' it can not be 'thought.

--Eckhart Tolle

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