Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

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Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

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Eckhart Tolle, the popular writer of the bestseller “The Power of Now”, is also a great spiritual teacher who has become an influential leader all around the world. Tolle proposes living a life focused on the present moment, leaving the past behind and not anticipating the future. The final purpose would be to reach a state of full awareness to achieve a happy existence.

Take a look to this selection of Eckhart Tolle inspirational quotes to reflect on the importance of not being influenced by the past or the future.

40+Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life.

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. – 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

Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

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

Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now. – Eckhart Tolle

If you are not living this moment, you are not really living. – Eckhart Tolle

There is a fine balance between honoring the past and losing yourself in it. For example, you can acknowledge and learn from mistakes you made, and then move on and refocus on the now. It is called forgiving yourself. – Eckhart Tolle

To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment. -Eckhart Tolle

Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

Always say ‘yes’ to the present moment… Surrender to what is. Say ‘yes’ to life – and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you. – Eckhart Tolle

People don’t realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind. – Eckhart Tolle

People look to time in expectation that it will eventually make them happy, but you cannot find true happiness by looking toward the future – Eckhart Tolle

The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present. – Eckhart Tolle

It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up. -Eckhart Tolle

Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

People look to time in expectation that it will eventually make them happy, but you cannot find true happiness by looking toward the future. – Eckhart Tolle

Don’t wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success. – Eckhart Tolle

Stress is caused by being “here” but wanting to be “there” – Eckhart Tolle

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

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. -Eckhart Tolle

Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

All the things that truly matter – beauty, love, creativity, joy, inner peace – arise from beyond the mind. – Eckhart Tolle

Why does the mind habitually deny or resist the NOW? Because it cannot function and remain in control without time, which is past and future, so it perceives the timeless Now as threatening. Time and mind are in fact inseparable. – Eckhart Tolle

What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that – Eckhart Tolle

If the only prayer you ever say is ‘Thank You’ that will be enough. – Eckhart Tolle

When you get into your car, shut the door and be there for just half a minute. Breathe, feel the energy inside your body, look around at the sky, the trees. The mind might tell you, ‘I don’t have time.’ But that’s the mind talking to you. Even the busiest person has time for 30 seconds of space. -Eckhart Tolle

Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears. -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

Narrow your life down to this moment. Your life situation may be full of problems – most life situations are – but find out if you have a problem at this moment. Do you have a problem now? – 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

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

Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

Instead of asking “what do I want from life? ” A more powerful question is, “what does life want from me?” – – Eckhart Tolle

Jesus said, ‘The Kingdom of Heaven is within you.’ I think if he lived nowadays, instead of ‘kingdom,’ he would have said, ‘dimension.’ And ‘heaven’ refers to a sense of vastness or spaciousness. – Eckhart Tolle

Thinking and consciousness are not synonymous. Thinking is only a small aspect of consciousness. Thought cannot exist without consciousness, but consciousness does not need thought. – Eckhart Tolle

Was Jesus the son of God? Yes. But so are you. You just haven’t realized it yet.” – Eckhart Tolle

Love is a state of Being. Your love is not outside; it is deep within you. You can never lose it, and it cannot leave you. It is not dependent on some other body, some external form. -Eckhart Tolle

Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

If there are people you haven’t forgiven, you’re not going to really awaken. You have to let go. – Eckhart Tolle

Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now; and if the past cannot prevent you from being present now, what power does it have?. – Eckhart Tolle

You are not a problem that needs solving. – Eckhart Tolle

Rather than being your thoughts and emotions be the awareness behind them. – Eckhart Tolle

The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately… you usually don’t use it at all. It uses you. -Eckhart Tolle

Top Eckhart Tolle Inspirational Quotes about Life

When you wash your hands, when you make a cup of coffee, when you’re waiting for the elevator – instead of indulging in thinking, these are all opportunities for being there as a still, alert presence. – Eckhart Tolle

Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at this moment. – Eckhart Tolle

You cannot be both unhappy and fully present in the Now. – Eckhart Tolle

Whenever an answer, a solution, or a creative idea is needed, stop thinking for a moment by focusing attention on your inner energy field. When you resume thinking, it will be fresh and creative. – Eckhart Tolle

I don’t believe in an outside agent that creates the world, then walks away. But I feel very strongly there is an intelligence at work in every flower, in every blade of grass, in every cell of my body. And it is that intelligence that, I wouldn’t say created the universe. It is creating the universe. It’s an ongoing process.” -Eckhart Tolle