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The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful. ...
by don Miguel Ruiz

The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Related topics: Wisdom

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

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

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

 

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The whole world can gossip about you,
and if you don't take it personally you are immune.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Forgiveness is the only way to heal
- don Miguel Ruiz

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A sin is anything you do which goes against yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your life is the manifestation of your dream;
it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if
you aren't enjoying the dream.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

You can choose to follow your heart always.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You go against yourself when you
judge or blame yourself for anything
- don Miguel Ruiz

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Only love has the ability to put you in that state of bliss
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your opinion is nothing but your point of view.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We make the assumption that everyone sees life the way we do
- don Miguel Ruiz

Don't take anything personally.
- don Miguel Ruiz

What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The dream you are living is your creation.
It is your perception of reality that you can change at any time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Doing your best is taking the action because you love it,
not because you're expecting a reward
- don Miguel Ruiz

Be skeptical, but learn to listen.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your word is the power that you have to create
- don Miguel Ruiz

Nothing others do is because of you.
What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We only see what we want to see,
and hear what we want to hear
- don Miguel Ruiz

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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

Everything is made of light
- don Miguel Ruiz

Everything is God
- don Miguel Ruiz

Don't make assumptions.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your own body is a manifestation of God,
and if you honor your body everything will change for you
- don Miguel Ruiz

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The only reason you suffer is because you choose to suffer.
The only reason you are happy is because you choose to be happy.
Happiness is a choice, and so is suffering.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Nothing other people do is because of you.
It is because of themselves
- don Miguel Ruiz

Attention is the ability we have to discriminate
and to focus only on that which we want to perceive.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I want to share with you the three rules
that I have in order to accept an apprentice.
Rule Number 1: Don't believe me.
I don't want you to believe me
but I want you to listen and make choices - your choices.
If what I say, doesn't work for you, leave it.
But if it works for you and that's what you want, then make it yours.
Rule Number 2: Don't believe yourself.
Why? Because most of your belief system is a lie - it's not true.
And by believing yourself, you create all the limitations
that don't allow you to be what you really are.
Don't believe yourself. Listen to what you say,
listen to what you think, listen to what you believe.
And when you listen, open your ears, open your mind,
open your intelligence and make choices.
Rule 3 is, don't believe anybody else.
Don't believe them at all.
Open your ears and your mind; listen and make choices.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We are addicted to being the way we are
- don Miguel Ruiz

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
-Don Miguel Ruiz

Our brain is the factory of the emotions
- don Miguel Ruiz

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment.
It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Even if you are a minority of one,
the truth is the truth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy


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