Power Of Now Book Quotes by Eckhart Tolle, Natalie Imbruglia and many others.
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.
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.
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.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
All you can do is create a space for transformation to happen, for grace and love to enter.
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.
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.
Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.
I have lived with several Zen masters — all of them cats.
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.
Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry
Your outer journey may contain a million steps; your inner journey only has one: the step you are taking right now.
As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve.
Ignore reality, there’s nothing you can do about it.
What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to something that already is?
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.
All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.