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He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing,
by Meister Eckhart

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Love is serene and calm
- Erica Jong

When we are happy and serene,
time loses its power over us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself.
You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Make a conscious choice to live
a serene and stress-free life.
Stress is always waiting just outside your door
like a vicious wild-dog.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship is never serene.
- Marquise de Sevigne

There is no just and serene criticism as yet.
- Henry David Thoreau

For almost thirty years I repeatedly saw one and the same dream:
I would arrive in Vienna at long last.
I would feel really happy, for I was returning to my serene childhood.
- Alfred Schnittke

Great music is in a sense serene; it is certain of the values it asserts.
- Rebecca West

Goodness is something that makes us serene and content;
it is magnificent.
Those who are not good are evil.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage,
and grow wiser and more serene.
- William Ellery Channing

For the man sound of body and serene of mind there
is no such thing as bad weather;
every day has its beauty,
and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.
- George Gissing

But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night,
shall lead thee to thy grave.
- William Wordsworth

Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade,
And keeps that palace of the soul serene.
- Edmund Waller

Age puzzles me.
I thought it was a quiet time.
My seventies were interesting and fairly serene,
but my eighties are passionate.
I grow more intense as I age.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling:
here wild anger,
there the sweetest pain; here consuming hatred,
there the childlike smile of serene humility.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I feel beautiful when I'm at peace with myself.
When I'm serene, when I'm a good person,
when I've been considerate of others.
- Elle Macpherson

Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen.
Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook.
- William C. Bryant

There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery
that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it,
and fills it with noble inclinations.
- Washington Irving

The poet does not fear death, not because he believes
in the fantasy of heroes,
but because death constantly visits his thoughts and
is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

When I had my first boy it all started and that male
energy seemed to keep me awake but since my daughter,
who's incredibly serene, I can't seem to stop sleeping
because she's asleep all the time.
It's a pattern.
- Sadie Frost

Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past.
Rather, it is a spirit that bears things -
with resignations,
yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.
- Corazon Aquino

America is a hurricane, and the only people who do
not hear the sound are those fortunate if incredibly
stupid and smug White Protestants who live in the center,
in the serene eye of the big wind.
- Norman Mailer

You look at a herd of cattle and well,
they all look the same...
but they know.
They all have an individual personality,
and those personalities change from day to day.
They can have their grumpy days and their happy days and their serene days.
But it's unpredictable.
You can't be off in outer space when you're dealing with animals.
- Chris Cooper

I feel this is very important for us to have serene
buildings because our civilization is chaotic as it is,
you see; our whole machine age has brought about a
chaos that has to be somehow counterbalanced,
I think.
- Minoru Yamasaki

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance.
- The Buddha

The means we use must be as pure
as the ends we seek.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

On life's journey, faith is nourishment,
virtuous deeds are a shelter,
wisdom is the light by day
and right mindfulness is the protection by night.
If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
- The Buddha

The real us is pure love, pure light
- don Miguel Ruiz

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him.
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

Your innermost core has always been pure.
Purity is intrinsic to you,
it cannot be taken away.
- Osho

I know, to banish anger altogether
from one's breast is a difficult task.
It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort.
It can be done only by God's grace.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you are absolutely without mind,
just pure consciousness,
time stops completely,
disappears,
leaving no trace behind.
- Osho

My vision of a real humanity is of pure individuals
relating to each other, but not tied in any relationship.
They will be loving to each other,
but not being possessive of each other.
They will be sharing with each other
all their joys and all their blessings,
but never even in their dreams thinking of dominating,
thinking of enslaving the other person.
- Osho (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
- Gail Godwin

O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.
- Saint Augustine

Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.
- William S. Burroughs

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens,
who assemble and administer the government in person.
- James Madison


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