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

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

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

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

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

 

Every creature is a word of God.
- Meister Eckhart

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice.
- 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 we plant in the soil of contemplation,
we shall reap in the harvest of action.
- Meister Eckhart

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Less is more.
- Pierre Seghir

Become more and more innocent,
less knowledgeable and more childlike.
Take life as fun -
because that's precisely what it is!
- Osho

The more you know the less you feel.
- Bono

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are risks and costs to action.
But they are far less than the long range
risks of comfortable inaction.
- John F. Kennedy

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

Cooperation is less stressful than competition.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Action is no less necessary than thought
to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

For those who are bored with life,
the path to happiness almost always comes
through service to the less-fortunate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

Value your own opinion more, and others' opinions less.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Without stirring abroad,
One can know the whole world;
Without looking out of the window,
One can see the way of heaven.
The further one goes, The less one knows.
- Lao Tzu

Maybe life isn't really as complicated
as we make it out to be.
Perhaps a simple child-like attitude would create
a less stressful and happier life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lives based on having are less free
than lives based on doing or being.
- E.Y. Harburg

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The problems of victory are more agreeable
than those of defeat,
but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill

Our unhappiness is triggered by either
having less than yesterday,
or having less than our neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All unhappiness comes from either
having less than yesterday,
or from having less than one's neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two kinds of people,
those who do the work,
and those who take the credit.
Try to be in the first group;
there is less competition there.
- Indira Gandhi

By nature, we are all creatures of habit.
We instinctively adopt familiar routines for most activities.
We eat about the same number of meals each day -
at more or less the same times.
We have a regular pattern of sleeping -
unless it is perturbed by illness or shift work.
Most everything we do is habitual.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

I love you more than yesterday, less than tomorrow.
- Edmond Rostand

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll


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