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50 Powerful Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes About Mindful Living

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Thich Nhat Hanh is a Zen Master, spiritual leader, poet, and peace activist. He is revered throughout the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling books on mindfulness and peace. The main concept of his teaching is mindful living. He teaches how to live happily in the present moment. In this article, we want to share with you 50 inspiring Thich Nhat Hanh quotes about mindfulness. We hope that these powerful Thich Nhat Hanh quotes will inspire you to practice mindful living in your everyday life.

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#1

“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#2

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“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#3

“Touching the present moment, we realize that the present is made of the past and is creating the future.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#4

“To dwell in the here and now does not mean you never think about the past or responsibly plan for the future. The idea is simply not to allow yourself to get lost in regrets about the past or worries about the future. If you are firmly grounded in the present moment, the past can be an object of inquiry, the object of your mindfulness and concentration. You can attain many insights by looking into the past. But you are still grounded in the present moment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#5

“The seed of suffering in you may be strong, but don’t wait until you have no more suffering before allowing yourself to be happy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#6

“Sometimes we don’t need to eat or drink as much as we do, but it has become a kind of addiction. We feel so lonely. Loneliness is one of the afflictions of modern life. It is similar to the Third and Fourth Precepts – we feel lonely, so we engage in conversation, or even in a sexual relationship, hoping that the feeling of loneliness will go away. Drinking and eating can also be the result of loneliness. You want to drink or overeat in order to forget your loneliness, but what you eat may bring toxins into your body. When you are lonely, you open the refrigerator, watch TV, read magazines or novels, or pick up the telephone to talk. But unmindful consumption always makes things worse.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#7

“Happiness is available. Please help yourself to it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#8

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“Our own life has to be our message.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#9

“When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don’t blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not doing well. It may need fertilizer or more water, or less sun. You never blame the lettuce. Yet if we have problems with our friends or family, we blame the other person. But if we know how to take care of them, they will grow well, like the lettuce. Blaming has no positive effect at all … That is my experience. No blame, no reasoning, no argument, just understanding. If you understand, and you show that you understand, you can love, and the situation will change.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#10

Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#11

“If you live without awareness it is the same as being dead. You cannot call that kind of existence being alive. Many of us live like dead people because we live without awareness. We carry our dead bodies with us and circulate throughout the world. We are pulled into the past or we are pulled forward into the future or we are caught by our projects or our despair and anger. We are not truly alive; we are not inhabited by awareness of the miracle of being alive.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#12

“Because you are alive, everything is possible.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#13

“In Asia, we say that there are three sources of energy – sexual, breath, and spirit…You need to know how to reestablish the balance, or you may act irresponsibly. According to Taoism and Buddhism, there are practices to help reestablish that balance, such as meditation or martial arts. You can learn the ways to channel your sexual energy into deep realizations in the domains of art and meditation.

The second source of energy is khi, breath energy. Life can be described as a process of burning. In order to burn, every cell in our body needs nutrition and oxygen… Some people cultivate their khi by refraining from smoking and talking, or by practicing conscious breathing after talking a lot…

The third source of energy is spirit energy. When you don’t sleep at night, you lose some of this kind of energy. Your nervous system becomes exhausted and you cannot study or practice meditation well, or make good decisions. You don’t have a clear mind because of lack of sleep or from worrying too much. Worry and anxiety drain this source of energy. So don’t worry. Don’t stay up too late. Keep your nervous system healthy. Prevent anxiety. These kinds of practices cultivate the third source of energy.

You need this source of energy to practice meditation well. A spiritual breakthrough requires the power of your spirit energy, which comes about through concentration and knowing how to preserve this source of energy. When you have strong spirit energy, you only have to focus it on an object, and you will have a breakthrough. If you don’t have them the light of your concentration will not shine brightly, because the light emitted is very weak.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#14

“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child – our own two eyes. All is a miracle.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#15

“In true love, there is no pride.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#16

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“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#17

“We often think of peace as the absence of war, that if powerful countries would reduce their weapon arsenals, we could have peace. But if we look deeply into the weapons, we see our own minds – our own prejudices, fears, and ignorance. Even if we transport all the bombs to the moon, the roots of war and the roots of bombs are still there, in our hearts and minds, and sooner or later we will make new bombs. To work for peace is to uproot war from ourselves and from the hearts of men and women. To prepare for war, to give millions of men and women the opportunity to practice killing day and night in their hearts, is to plant millions of seeds of violence, anger, frustration, and fear that will be passed on for generations to come. ” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#18

“Many people think excitement is happiness… But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#19

“If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#20

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#21

“We will not just say, “I love him very much,” but instead, “I will do something so that he will suffer less.” The mind of compassion is truly present when it is effective in removing another person’s suffering.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#22

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“If you touch one thing with deep awareness, you touch everything.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#23

“The Three Kinds of Pride are:
1) thinking I am better than the other(s);
2) thinking I am worse than the other(s);
3) thinking I am just as good as the other(s).”
– Thich Nhat Hanh

#24

“I am determined to practice deep listening. I am determined to practice loving speech.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#25

“Due to attachment, anger, and foolishness, I have committed numberless mistakes in speech, deed, and thought. I bow my head and repent. I vow from today to begin anew, to live day and night in mindfulness, and not to repeat my previous mistakes.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#26

“But sharing does not mean wanting others to abandon their own spiritual roots and embrace your faith. That would be cruel. People are stable and happy only when they are firmly rooted in their own tradition and culture. To uproot them would make them suffer. There are already enough people uprooted from their tradition today, and they suffer greatly, wandering around like hungry ghosts, looking for something to fill their spiritual needs. We must help them return to their tradition. Each tradition must establish a dialogue with its own people first, especially with those young people who are lost and alienated.

During the last fifteen years, while sharing the Buddha’s Dharma in the West, I always urged my Western friends to go back to their own traditions and rediscover the values that are there, those values they have not been able to touch before. The practice of Buddhist meditation can help them do so, and many have succeeded. Buddhism is made of non-Buddhist elements. Buddhism has no separate self. When you are a truly happy Christian, you are also a Buddhist. And vice versa.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#27

“I would not look upon anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight… I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, with nonviolence.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#28

“It is possible to live happily in the here and now. So many conditions of happiness are available – more than enough for you to be happy right now. You don’t have to run into the future in order to get more.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#29

“As long as you find something beautiful, good, and true to believe in and abide by, you have the equivalent of God in your life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#30

“One of the greatest gifts we can offer people is to embody nonattachment and nonfear. This is true teaching, more precious than money or material resources. Many of us are very afraid, and this fear distorts our lives and makes us unhappy. We cling to objects and to people like a drowning person clings to a floating log. Practicing to realize nondiscrimination, to see the interconnectedness and impermanence of all things, and to share this wisdom with others, we are giving the gift of nonfear. Everything is impermanent. This moment passes. That person walks away. Happiness is still possible.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#31

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“Root out the violence in your life, and learn to live compassionately and mindfully. Seek peace. When you have peace within, real peace with others is possible.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#32

“We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#33

“Don’t do any task in order to get it over with. Resolve to do each job in a relaxed way, with all your attention. Enjoy and be one with your work.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#34

“Every person is a world to explore.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#35

“At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#36

In modern life, people think that their body belongs to them and they can do anything they want to it. When they make such a determination, the law supports them. This is one of the manifestations of individualism. But, according to the teachings of emptiness, non-self, and interbeing, your body is not yours alone. It also belongs to your ancestors, your parents, future generations, and all other living beings. Everything, even the trees, and the clouds have come together to bring about the presence of your body.

Keeping your body healthy is the best way to express your gratitude to the whole cosmos, to all ancestors, and also not to betray future generations. You practice this precept for everyone. If you are healthy, everyone can benefit from it. When you are able to get out of the shell of your small self, you will see that you are interrelated to everyone and everything, that your every action is linked with the whole of humankind and the whole cosmos. To keep yourself healthy in body and mind is to be kind to all beings. The Fifth Precept is about health and healing.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#37

“Usually when we hear or read something new, we just compare it to our own ideas. If it is the same, we accept it and say that it is correct. If it is not, we say it is incorrect. In either case, we learn nothing.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

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“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#39

“Compassion is a verb.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#40

“Feelings, whether of compassion or irritation, should be welcomed, recognized, and treated on an absolutely equal basis; because both are ourselves. The tangerine I am eating is me. The mustard greens I am planting are me. I plant with all my heart and mind. I clean this teapot with the kind of attention I would have were I giving the baby Buddha or Jesus a bath. Nothing should be treated more carefully than anything else. In mindfulness, compassion, irritation, mustard green plant, and teapot are all sacred.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#41

“There is no enlightenment outside of daily life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#42

“When an unpleasant feeling, physical or mental, arises in him, the wise man does not worry, complain, weep, pound his chest, pull his hair, torture his body and mind, or faint. He calmly observes his feeling and is aware that it is only a feeling. He knows that he is not the feeling, and he is not caught by the feeling. Therefore, the pain cannot bind him. When he has a painful physical feeling, he knows that there is a painful physical feeling. He does not lose his calmness, does not worry, does not fear, and does not complain. Thus the feeling remains a painful physical feeling, and it is not able to grow and ravage his whole being.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#43

“Until there is peace between religions, there can be no peace in the world.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#44

“In modern society, most of us don’t want to be in touch with ourselves; we want to be in touch with other things like religion, sports, politics, a book – we want to forget ourselves. Anytime we have leisure, we want to invite something else to enter us, opening ourselves to the television and telling the television to come and colonize us.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#45

“In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#46

“You are what you want to become. Why search anymore? You are a wonderful manifestation. The whole universe has come together to make your existence possible. There is nothing that is not you. The kingdom of God, the Pure Land, nirvana, happiness, and liberation are all you.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

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“Every thought you produce, anything you say, any action you do, it bears your signature.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#48

“Aware of the suffering caused by unmindful speech and failure to listen, I am committed to cultivating loving speech and compassionate listening to relieve suffering and promote reconciliation and peace in myself and among other people, ethnic and religious groups, and nations. Knowing that words can create happiness or suffering, I am committed to speaking truthfully using words that inspire confidence, joy, and hope. I am determined not to speak when anger manifests in me. I will practice mindful breathing and walking to recognize and look deeply into my anger.

I know that the roots of anger can be found in my wrong perceptions and lack of understanding of the suffering in myself and the other person. I will speak and listen in such a way as to help myself and the other person to transform suffering and see the way out of difficult situations. I am determined not to spread the news that I do not know to be certain and not to utter words that can cause division or discord. I will practice diligently with joy and skillfulness so as to nourish my capacity for understanding, love, and inclusiveness, gradually transforming the anger, violence, and fear that lie deep in my consciousness.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#49

“Take my hand. We will walk. We will only walk. We will enjoy our walk without thinking of arriving anywhere.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

#50

“When we recognize that we have a habit of replaying old events and reacting to new events as if they were the old ones, we can begin to notice when that habit energy comes up. We can then gently remind ourselves that we have another choice. We can look at the moment as it is, a fresh moment, and leave the past for a time when we can look at it compassionately.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


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Patanjali Quotes: 33 Lessons Of Spiritual Wisdom

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Patanjali was a sage in ancient India who was considered the author of a number of Sanskrit works. He compiled a collection of aphorisms that serve as a guide for spiritual seekers. These writings have become known as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and are considered a foundational text of Yoga. In this article, we will share with you 33 wise Patanjali quotes to help you understand the yoga philosophy more deeply and attain inner peace.

33 Patanjali Quotes

#1

“Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.” ~ Patanjali

#2

“Every morning put your mind into your heart and stand in the presence of God all the day long.” ~ Patañjali

#3

“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.” ~ Patanjali

#4

“Here is, in truth, the whole secret of Yoga, the science of the soul. The active turnings, the strident vibrations, of selfishness, lust, and hate are to be stilled by meditation, by letting heart and mind dwell in the spiritual life, by lifting up the heart to the strong, silent life above, which rests in the stillness of eternal love, and needs no harsh vibration to convince it of true being.” ~ Patanjali

#5

“A mind free from all disturbances is yoga.” ~ Patanjali

#6

“Aversion is a form of bondage. We are tied to what we hate or fear. That is why, in our lives, the same problem, the same danger or difficulty, will present itself over and over again in various prospects, as long as we continue to resist or run away from it instead of examining it and solving it.” ~ Patanjali

#7

“There is always a light within us that is free from all sorrow and grief, no matter how much we may be experiencing suffering.” ~ Patanjali

#8

“The way to eliminate ignorance is through steady, focused discrimination between the observer and the world.” ~ Patanjali

#9

“Just as the pure crystal takes color from the object which is nearest to it, so the mind, when it is cleared of thought-waves, achieves sameness or identity with the object of its concentration.” ~ Patanjali

#10

“Asanas bring perfection in body, beauty in form, grace, strength, compactness, and the hardness and brilliance of a diamond.” ~ Patanjali

#11

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“The longest journey begins with a single step.” ~ Patanjali

#12

“Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded Consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind.” ~ Patanjali

#13

“This is true of the physical powers, and of those which dwell in the higher vestures. There must be, first, purity; as the blood must be pure, before one can attain physical health. But the absence of impurity is not in itself enough, else would many nerveless ascetics of the cloisters rank as high saints. There is needed, further, a positive fire of the will; a keen vital vigor for the physical powers, and something finer, purer, stronger, but of kindred essence, for the higher powers. The fire of genius is something more than a phrase, for there can be no genius without the celestial fire of the awakened spiritual will.” ~ Patanjali

#14

“If you can control the rising of the mind into ripples, you will experience yoga.” ~ Patanjali

#15

“The heart and mind can find peace and harmony by contemplating the transcendental nature of the true self as supreme effulgent life.” ~ Patanjali

#16

“In deep meditation, the flow of concentration is continuous like the flow of oil.” ~ Patanjali

#17

“When you are steadfast in your abstention of thoughts of harm directed toward yourself and others, all living creatures will cease to feel fear in your presence.” ~ Patanjali

#18

“The activities of the liberated soul transcend the pairs of opposites.” ~ Patanjali

#19

“The wisdom obtained in the higher states of consciousness is different from that obtained by inference and testimony as it refers to particulars.” ~ Patanjali

#20

“Success is nearest to those whose efforts are intense and sincere.” ~ Patanjali

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“Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.” ~ Patanjali

#22

“Sloth is the great enemy — the inspirer of cowardice, irresolution, self-pitying grief, and trivial, hairsplitting doubts. Sloth may also be a psychological cause of sickness. It is tempting to relax from our duties, take refuge in ill-health and hide under a nice warm blanket.” ~ Patanjali

#23

“The cause of suffering is that the unbounded Self is overshadowed by the world.” ~ Patanjali

#24

Egotism is but the perversion of spiritual being. Ambition is the inversion of spiritual power. Passion is the distortion of love. The mortal is the limitation of the immortal. When these false images give place to true, then the spiritual man stands forth luminous, as the sun, when the clouds disperse.” ~ Patanjali

#25

“When the mind is clear, empty of memories and knowledge, things are seen exactly as they are.” ~ Patanjali

#26

“Life cannot be known by the “mind,” its secrets cannot be learned through the “mind.” The proof is, the ceaseless strife and contradiction of opinion among those who trust in the mind. Much less can the “mind” know itself, the more so, because it is pervaded by the illusion that it truly knows, truly is.” ~ Patanjali

#27

“When one is confirmed in celibacy, spiritual vigor is gained.” ~ Patanjali

#28

“The Mind is not self-luminous, since it can be seen as an object. This is a further step toward overthrowing the tyranny of the “mind”: the psychic nature of emotion and mental measuring. This psychic self, the personality, claims to be absolute, asserting that life is for it and through it; it seeks to impose on the whole being of man its narrow, materialistic, faithless view of life and the universe; it would clip the wings of the soaring Soul. But the Soul dethrones the tyrant, by perceiving and steadily affirming that the psychic self is no true self at all, not self-luminous, but only an object of observation, watched by the serene eyes of the Spiritual Man.” ~ Patanjali

#29

“It is not enough to have intuitions; we must act on them; we must live them.” ~ Patanjali

#30

“OM: the symbol of the Three in One, the three worlds in the Soul; the three times, past, present, future, in Eternity; the three Divine Powers, Creation, Preservation, Transformation, in the one Being; the three essences, immortality, omniscience, joy, in the one Spirit. This is the Word, the Symbol, of the Master and Lord, the perfected Spiritual Man.” ~ Patanjali

#31

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“Nothing in all creation is so like God as silence.” ~ Patanjali

#32

“Victory over mind and its modifications can also be gained through complete surrender to God, the inner guide.” ~ Patanjali

#33

“The purpose of life, therefore, is the realizing of that prophecy; the unveiling of the immortal man; the birth of the spiritual from the psychical, whereby we enter our divine inheritance and come to inhabit Eternity. This is, indeed, salvation, the purpose of all true religion, in all times.” ~ Patanjali

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55 Be Yourself Quotes To Encourage You To Reveal Your Inner Magic

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In a world where conformity is the norm, it can be difficult to truly be yourself. It’s easy to give in to peer pressure and try to be “normal” like the majority. But the truth is that you can’t be someone else. You are unique and don’t have to sacrifice being yourself to be accepted by others. Our collection of “Be yourself quotes” will help you find the courage to be authentic and real and live your life on your own terms!

Here they are 55 “Be Yourself Quotes” to inspire you be your authentic self!

55 Be Yourself Quotes

#1

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“Existence wants you to be you.” ~ Osho

#2

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde

#3

“No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.” ~ Buckminster Fuller

#4

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

#5

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

#6

“I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.” ~ Steve Maraboli

#7

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.” ~ Gianni Versace

#8

“Follow your own star!” ~ Dante Alighieri

#9

“You must not be afraid of your uniqueness and you must care less and less what people think of you.” ~ Robert Greene

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“Don’t let others box you into their idea of what they think you should be. A confined identity is a miserable way to exist. Be you and live free. Trust that in living true to yourself, you will attract people that support and love you, just as you are.” ~ Jaeda deWalt

#11

“If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.” ~ Johann von Goethe

#12

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.” ~ Andre Gide

#13

“How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we’re not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?” ~ Katie McGarry

#14

“Never apologize for being yourself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

#15

“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” ~ Lao Tzu

#16

“I believe that you’re great, that there’s something magnificent about you. Regardless of what has happened to you in your life, regardless of how young or how old you think you might be, the moment you begin to think properly, there’s something that is within you, there’s power within you, that’s greater than the world. It will begin to emerge. It will take over your life. It will feed you. It will clothe you. It will guide you, protect you, direct you, sustain your very existence if you let it. Now, that is what I know for sure.” ~ Michael Beckwith

#17

“Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.” ~ Nelson Mandela

#18

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else.” ~ Judy Garland

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#19

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“Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.” ~ Osho

#20

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” ~ Bruce Lee

#21

Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#22

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” ~ Dolly Parton

#23

“I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” ~ Johnny Depp

#24

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” ~ Coco Chanel

#25

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.” ~ Harold Whitman

#26

“He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.” ~ Raymond Hull

#27

“Remember, it’s ok to be yourself.” ~ Richard Branson

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#28

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“Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” ~ Lao Tzu

#29

“Nothing can be more hurtful to your heart than betraying yourself.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#30

“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” ~ Louise Hay

#31

“Nobody is so miserable as he who longs to be somebody and something other than the person he is in body and mind.” ~ Angelo Patri

#32

“Accept the responsibility of being yourself as you are, with all that is good and with all that is bad, with all that is beautiful and that which is not beautiful. In that acceptance, a transcendence happens and one becomes free.” ~ Osho

#33

“You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!” ~ John Lennon

#34

“Don’t try to be different, and don’t try to be like everyone else: just be yourself.” ~ Matshona Dhliwayo

#35

“If you’re able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence.” ~ Barbara Cook

#36

“Your life is yours and yours alone. Rise up and live it.” ~ Terry Goodkind

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“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#38

“Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.” ~ Brian Tracy

#39

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” ~ Martha Graham

#40

“To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#41

“When you try to be like someone else, you lose yourself and on top of that, you cannot be someone else! You are what you are!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

#42

“If you don’t know who you truly are, you’ll never know what you really want.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#43

“No matter how far away from yourself you may have strayed, there is always a path back. You already know who you are and how to fulfill your destiny. And your ruby slippers are ready to carry you home.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

#44

“Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#45

“Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for.” ~ Oliver James

#46

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“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.” ~ Steve Maraboli

#47

“All I wanted was to live a life where I could be me, and be okay with that. I had no need for material possessions, money or even close friends with me on my journey. I never understood people very well anyway, and they never seemed to understand me very well either. All I wanted was my art and the chance to be the creator of my own world, my own reality. I wanted the open road and new beginnings every day.” ~ Charlotte Eriksson

#48

“You are unique. You have different talents and abilities. You don’t have to always follow in the footsteps of others. And most important, you should always remind yourself that you don’t have to do what everyone else is doing and have a responsibility to develop the talents you have been given.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#49

“Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy —the joy of being Salvador Dalí— and I ask myself in rapture: What wonderful things is this Salvador Dalí going to accomplish today?” ~ Salvador Dalí

#50

“Just because they disagree, doesn’t mean you ain’t right.” ~ Toba Beta

#51

“What other people think and say about you is none of your business. The most destructive thing you would ever do is to believe someone else’s opinion of you. You have to stop letting other people’s opinions control you.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#52

“Just remember to always be yourself and don’t be afraid to speak your mind or to dream out loud.” ~ J.A. Redmerski

#53

“There are some values that you should never compromise on to stay true to yourself; you should be brave to stand up for what you truly believe in even if you stand alone.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#54

“You have a unique gift to offer this world. Be true to yourself, be kind to yourself, read and learn about everything that interests you and keep away from people who bring you down. When you treat yourself kindly and respect the uniqueness of those around you, you will be giving this world an amazing gift… YOU!” ~ Steve Maraboli

#55

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“You were born to stand out, stop trying to fit in.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

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66 Miracle Quotes To Inspire You To See The Wonders Of Life

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Life is full of miracles whether you believe in them or not. However, only with the right focus and attention can you notice their presence in your life. In this article, we have collected 66 miracle quotes to remind you of their existence and inspire you to pay attention to the miraculous world around you.

Here they are 66 inspirational miracle quotes!

66 Miracle Quotes

#1

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”There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

#2

“Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing.” ~ Wayne Dyer

#3

“When I’m trusting and being myself as fully as possible, everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily.” ~ Shakti Gawain

#4

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

#5

“Don’t wait for miracles to happen, you are a miracle!” ~ Matshona Dhliwayo

#6

“Miracles are proud creatures; they will not reveal themselves to those who do not Believe.” ~ Yahia Lababidi

#7

“I find that as we really love and accept and APPROVE OF OURSELVES EXACTLY AS WE ARE, then everything in life works. It’s as if little miracles are everywhere. Our health improves, we attract more money, our relationships become much more fulfilling, and we begin to express ourselves in creatively fulfilling ways. All this seems to happen without even trying.” ~ Louise Hay

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“Life is a miracle. You are a miracle. The moon pulling the tide is a miracle. Birth is a miracle; your birth is a miracle. How cells regenerate is a miracle. Sunrises and sunsets are miracles. Miracles are everywhere and they are free.” ~ Jane Monica-Jones

#9

“All it takes is an eagerness to join the cosmic dance, and a willingness to seek the miracles of the soul.” ~ Deepak Chopra

#10

“All is a miracle. The stupendous order of nature, the revolution of a hundred millions of worlds around a million of stars, the activity of light, the life of all animals, all are grand and perpetual miracles.” ~ Francois Voltaire

#11

“Gratitude makes sweet miracles of small moments.” ~ Mary Davis

#12

“Through forgiveness, which essentially means recognizing the insubstantiality of the past and allowing the present moment to be as it is, the miracle of transformation happens not only within but also without.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

#13

“There are no miracles for those that have no faith in them.” ~ French Proverb

#14

“What kind of thoughts make you feel good? Thoughts of love, appreciation, gratitude, joyful childhood experiences? Thoughts in which you rejoice that you’re alive and bless your body with love? Do you truly enjoy this present moment and get excited about tomorrow? Thinking these kinds of thoughts is an act of loving yourself, and loving yourself creates miracles in your life.” ~ Louise Hay

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“Miracles happen all of the time. Just take the time to acknowledge them and watch how amazing life can really be.” ~ Gillian Duce

#16

“I can’t swim,” the student told his master.
“Then learn to walk on water,” the master replied.”
~ Matshona Dhliwayo

#17

“You don’t need to look for a miracle when you have love, for love is the miracle.” ~ Matshona Dhliwayo

#18

“Seeds are proof that God packages extraordinary miracles in ordinary things.” ~ Matshona Dhliwayo

#19

“If you believe in love, you believe in miracles.” ~ Matshona Dhliwayo

#20

“Don’t look for any other state than the one you are in now; otherwise, you will set up inner conflict and unconscious resistance. Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment you completely accept your non-peace, your non-peace becomes transmuted into peace. Anything you accept fully will get you there will take you into peace. This is the miracle of surrender.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

#21

“The person who does not believe in miracles surely makes it certain that he or she will never take part in one.” ~ William Blake

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“Countless miracles are happening all around you; you are the greatest one.” ~ Matshona Dhliwayo

#23

“Life is a series of thousands of tiny little miracles. Notice them.”

#24

“Either there is no miracle in life, everything happens between cause and effect, or everything is a miracle. If you have eyes to see everything is a miracle.” ~ Sadhguru

#25

“When you wake up to your power and snatch it back, miracles happen.” ~ Lalah Delia

#26

“Every day holds the possibility of a miracle.”

#27

“The only way to live is to accept each minute as an unrepeatable miracle, which is exactly what it is: a miracle and unrepeatable.” ~ Margaret Storm Jameson

#28

“The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen.” ~ G.K. Chesterton

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#29

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“Miracles don’t happen to you. They happen through you.” ~ Mary Davis

#30

“It wasn’t through the mind, through thinking, that the miracle that is life on earth or your body were created and are being sustained.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

#31

“Be the miracle you want to see in the world.”

#32

“Seeing a miracle will inspire you, but knowing you are a miracle will change you.” ~ Deborah Brodie

#33

“Miracles happen every day. Not just in remote country villages or at holy sites halfway across the globe, but here, in our own lives.” ~ Deepak Chopra

#34

“True miracle of life is not in you doing something, but in realizing that life is already a big miracle.” ~ Sadhguru

#35

“Be realistic. Plan for a miracle.” ~ Wayne Dyer

#36

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”We live on a blue planet that circles around a ball of fire next to a moon that moves the sea… and you don’t believe in miracles?”

#37

“A miracle is nothing more or less than this. Anyone who has come into a knowledge of his true identity, of his oneness with the all-pervading wisdom and power, this makes it possible for laws higher than the ordinary mind knows of to be revealed to him.” ~ Ralph Trine

#38

“Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.” ~ Augustine of Hippo

#39

“A miracle is often the willingness to see the common in an uncommon way.” ~ Noah Benshea

#40

“Gratitude opens our eyes to the miracles that surround us.” ~ D. Denise Dianaty

#41

“There is little you can do about the stars in your eyes and the stardust in your hair. I guess you just have to face it: You’re a miracle.” ~ Noah Tinker

#42

“To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle.” ~ Walt Whitman

#43

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“Miracles are those lovely things that you see when you shift your focus from your thoughts to the present moment.” ~ Liam Tinker

#44

“Impossible situations can become possible miracles.” ~ Robert H. Schuller

#45

“As my mind can conceive of more good, the barriers and blocks dissolve. My life becomes full of little miracles popping up out of the blue.” ~ Louise Hay

#46

“A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.” ~ William Hazlitt

#47

“The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have.” ~ Leonard Nimoy

#48

“Your faith will perform miracles especially when you get your hands and feet involved.” ~ Gordon Hinkley

#49

“Seeing, hearing and feeling are miracles, and each part and tag of me is a miracle.” ~ Walt Whitman

#50

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”Miracles happen every day. Change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.” ~ Jon Bon Jovi

#51

“Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” ~ Louise Hay

#52

“Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

#53

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.” ~ Jean De La Bruyere

#54

“In the realist, faith is not born from miracles, but miracles from faith.” ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

#55

“In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.” ~ H.C. Bailey

#56

“All will be as miraculous as you allow.” ~ Leland Lewis

#57

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”I am a Divine, magnificent expression of life, and deserve the very best. I accept miracles. I accept healing. I accept wholeness. And most of all, I accept myself. I am precious, and I cherish who I am.” ~ Louise Hay

#58

“Each of my days are miracles. I won’t waste my day; I won’t throw away miracles.” ~ Kelley Vicstrom

#59

“Maybe miracles are given not to prove anything, but simply to remind us that the physical world is not so solid and real and dependable as we think.” ~ Dwight Longenecker

#60

“A miracle is a shift in perception from fear to love.” ~ Marianne Williamson

#61

“Every moment there are a million miracles happening around you: a flower blossoming, a bird tweeting, a bee humming, a raindrop falling, a snowflake wafting along the clear evening air. There is magic everywhere. If you learn how to live it, life is nothing short of a daily miracle.” ~ Sadhguru

#62

“To be alive, to be able to see, to walk. . . it’s all a miracle. I have adopted the technique of living life from miracle to miracle.” ~ Artur Rubinstein

#63

“We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.” ~ Paulo Coelho

#64

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”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

#65

“True art is creation, and creation is beyond all theories. That is why I say to any beginner: Learn your theories as well as you can, but put them aside when you touch the miracle of the living soul. Not theories but your own creative individuality alone must decide.” ~ Carl Jung

#66

“I want to be freed neither from human beings, nor from myself, nor from nature; for all these appear to me the greatest of miracles.” ~ Carl Jung

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