Eckhart Tolle Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Eckhart Tolle quotes, Eckhart Tolle sayings, and Eckhart Tolle proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.     

Eckhart Tolle

Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.     

Eckhart Tolle

Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.     

Eckhart Tolle

Accept - then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.     

Eckhart Tolle

People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.     

Eckhart Tolle

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

The past has no power over the present moment.

Eckhart Tolle

All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time and denial of the present.     

Eckhart Tolle

You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.     

Eckhart Tolle

To me the ego is the habitual and compulsive thought processes that go through everybody's mind continuously. External things like possessions or memories or failures or successes or achievements. Your personal history.     

Eckhart Tolle

Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.     

Eckhart Tolle

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.

Eckhart Tolle

The world can only change from within.

Eckhart Tolle

All problems are illusions of the mind.

Eckhart Tolle

Spiritual realization is to see clearly that what I perceive, experience, think, or feel is ultimately not who I am, that I cannot find myself in all those things that continually pass away.     

Eckhart Tolle

Spiritual awakening is awakening from the dream of thought.

Eckhart Tolle

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have.

Eckhart Tolle

When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.

Eckhart Tolle

Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.     

Eckhart Tolle

Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.     

Eckhart Tolle

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

If you are not taking responsibility for your state of consciousness, you are not taking responsibility for life.     

Eckhart Tolle

The fullness of life is only accessible in the present moment.

Eckhart Tolle

Recognize the ego for what it is: a collective dysfunction, the insanity of the human mind.     

Eckhart Tolle

Guilt, regret, resentment, sadness & all forms of nonforgiveness are caused by too much past & not enough presence.     

Eckhart Tolle

When you are present, you can allow the mind to be as it is without getting entangled in it.     

Eckhart Tolle

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

Wherever you are, be there totally.     

Eckhart Tolle

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

Give your fullest attention to whatever the moment presents.

Eckhart Tolle