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.


Stillness is the only thing in this world that has no form. But then, it is not really a thing, and it is not of this world.     

Eckhart Tolle

Stillness is your essential nature. What is stillness? The inner space or awareness in which the words on this page are bieng perceived and become thoughts. Without that awareness, there would be no perception, no thoughts, no world. You are that awareness, disguised as a person.     

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Stillness is your essential nature.     

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Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.     

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The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.     

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When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life.     

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The pollution of the planet is only an outward reflection of an inner psychic pollution: millions of unconscious individuals not taking responsibility for their inner space.     

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The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.     

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Stay present, stay conscious.     

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

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Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.     

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Don't get stuck on the level of words. A word is no more than a means to an end. It's an abstraction. Not unlike a signpost, it points beyond itself     

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The moment that judgement stops through acceptance of what it is, you are free of the mind. You have made room for love, for joy, for peace.     

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

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If peace is really what you want, then you will choose peace.     

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Even the most seemingly unpleasant situations - if you become aligned with it, something good will emerge from that.     

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The Truth is inseparable from who you are. Yes, you are the Truth. If you look for it elsewhere, you will be deceived every time.     

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Life always is now. Life is inseparable from now.     

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Consciousness is a vast ocean and thinking is the waves & ripples on the surface of the ocean.     

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In a fully functional organism, an emotion has a very short life span. It is like a momentary ripple or wave on the surface of your being.     

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Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you.     

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If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small.     

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The great arises out of small things that are honored and cared for.     

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Each human needs to find his or her timeless and formless essence identity.     

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Wake up. Get out of your mind. Be present.     

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Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.     

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

Eckhart Tolle

The thing that gives you power also traps you.     

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The stream of thinking has enormous momentum that can easily drag you along with it. Every thought pretends that it matters so much.     

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A work of art comes out of a state of deep stillness.     

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