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You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Related topics: Spiritual Inspirational God Love Compassion

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Every creature is a word of God.
- Meister Eckhart

All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.
- Meister Eckhart

 

God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.
- Meister Eckhart

The more we have the less we own.
- Meister Eckhart

The outward man is the swinging door;
the inner man is the still hinge.
- Meister Eckhart

To be full of things is to be empty of God.
To be empty of things is to be full of God.
- Meister Eckhart

What a man takes in by contemplation,
that he pours out in love.
- Meister Eckhart

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light,
so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
- Meister Eckhart

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.
- Meister Eckhart

Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.
- Meister Eckhart

The knower and the known are one.
Simple people imagine that they should see God as if
he stood there and they here.
This is not so.
God and I, we are one in knowledge.
- Meister Eckhart

Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure.
- Meister Eckhart

The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.
- Meister Eckhart

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you,
it will be enough.
- Meister Eckhart

One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand
persons who have mastered only the contents of books,
but no one can get anything out of life without God.
- Meister Eckhart

God expects but one thing of you, and that is that
you should come out of yourself in so far as you are
a created being made and let God be God in you.
- Meister Eckhart

What we plant in the soil of contemplation,
we shall reap in the harvest of action.
- Meister Eckhart

The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
- Meister Eckhart

Man goes far away or near but God never goes far-off;
he is always standing close at hand,
and even if he cannot stay within he goes no further than the door.
- Meister Eckhart

Words derive their power from the original word.
- Meister Eckhart

If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not
be filled thereby but only with himself.
- Meister Eckhart

A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice.
- Meister Eckhart

He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing,
detachment.
- Meister Eckhart

When you are thwarted, it is your own attitude that is out of order.
- Meister Eckhart

There exists only the present instant...
a Now which always and without end is itself new.
There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow,
but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as
it will be a thousand years hence.
- Meister Eckhart

A human being has so many skins inside,
covering the depths of the heart.
We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves!
Why, thirty or forty skins or hides,
as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's,
cover the soul.
Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
- Meister Eckhart

We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which
God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity...
But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this,
that it should take place in me.
- Meister Eckhart

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love you just the way you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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