Duality Sayings and Quotes

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


Mind cannot think without duality. Duality is the way of thinking. In silence, all dualities disappear.     

Rajneesh

Duality is always secretly unity.     

Alan Watts

Every explicit duality is an implicit unity.     

Alan Watts

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

Eckhart Tolle

The cords of passion and desire weave a binding net around you. Worldly confrontation makes you stiff and inflexible. The trap of duality is tenacious. Bound, rigid, and trapped, you cannot experience liberation.     

Lao Tzu

All duality is a mind creation, all duality is created by the clinging and attached mind. When there is no attachment there is no duality.     

Rajneesh

Duality is a part of reality, and there is definitely winning and losing. If you don't think so talk to someone who has beaten cancer, talk to somebody who hasn't.     

Frederick Lenz

If you don't have the background awareness of oneness, duality becomes real.     

Alan Finger

There are two choices available in duality - one side or the other side. Everyting is formed from that.     

Frederick Lenz

Thus it is necessary to commence from an inescapable duality: the finite is not the infinite.     

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Duality is not a story. Duality is just a complexity.     

Edward Norton

People use ideas of non-duality as an escape from reality. It is very easy to say there is no winning and losing and justify the fact that you didn't do a very good job.     

Frederick Lenz

Past and Future are a duality of which Present is the reality. The now-moment alone is eternal and real.     

Wei Wu Wei

The duality of positive and negative becomes subsumed in Oneness. There are no opposites in the totality and absolute perfection of the Oneness that we know as Divine.     

Peter Santos

To define oneself, is to suffer duality. One must avoid defining existence and identity.     

Mark Mandemaker

The sense of duality, which is a barrier to true love, must prevail so long as the apperception of Truth has not occurred. Once individuality is surrendered, there is only total Love.     

Ramesh S Balsekar

Just as we have two eyes and two feet, duality is part of life.     

Carlos Santana

There's a duality in every man and every woman.     

Raquel Welch

All that we do is governed by the law of opposites in which every so-called positive act is exactly and equally balanced by its opposite.     

Tony Parsons

We, all who live, have A life that is lived And another life that is thought, And the only life we have It's the one that is divided In right or wrong.     

Fernando Pessoa

Transcendence means going beyond duality. Attachment means remaining within duality.     

Rajneesh

The binding of reason and intuition is the fundamental crisis of the era we call humanity. Transcedence of duality is the key.     

Phil Collins

Through transcendence of duality, we foster greater unity in our lives, which brings about inner peace and the sprouting of unconditional LOVE.     

Alaric Hutchinson

Duality is the real root of our suffering and of all our conflicts.     

Namkhai Norbu

In presence, there is no right or wrong, because there is no duality. There is no judgment.     

Leonard Jacobson

There is both joy and suffering on planet Earth because this beautiful world is a world of duality - a world of opposites. There is an opposite side to everything.     

Rhonda Byrne

In the universe, there is darkness and light. We call this duality. When you seek knowledge and power, there are forces and people that will oppose you.     

Frederick Lenz

We cut up time and space and mind and place and being and non-being. We create a world of ideas. This is duality, pairs of apparent opposites.     

Frederick Lenz

Confused by thoughts, we experience duality in life. Unencumbered by ideas, the enlightened see the one Reality.     

Hui Neng