Power Of Now Book Quotes by Eckhart Tolle, Natalie Imbruglia, Byron Katie and many others.
Every addiction arises from an unconscious refusal to face and move through your own pain. Every addiction starts with pain and ends with pain. Whatever the substance you are addicted to – alcohol, food, legal or illegal drugs, or a person – you are using something or somebody to cover up your pain.
You cannot find yourself by going into the past. You can find yourself by coming into the present.
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.
Ignore reality, there’s nothing you can do about it.
All you can do is create a space for transformation to happen, for grace and love to enter.
Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.
Your True Nature Is Love. There’s Nothing You Can Do About It.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately… you usually don’t use it at all. It uses you.
Die before you die and find that there is no death.
[Relationships] do not cause pain and unhappiness. They bring out the pain and unhappiness that is already in you
Always work with the present moment, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life.
You find God the moment you realize that you don’t need to seek God
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.
All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.
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.
The present moment is all you ever have.
Your outer journey may contain a million steps; your inner journey only has one: the step you are taking right now.
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