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Attachment Quotes

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All life is change.
Release your attachment to the way things have been,
and wend your way joyfully
through life's unfolding majesty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

 

The key to happiness is inner peace.
The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions
such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion,
while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility
are the sources of peace and happiness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Love without attachment is light.
- Norman O. Brown

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow,
for the root of all grief is attachment.
Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
- Chanakya

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We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults.
Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
- George Eliot

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions,
not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
- George Washington

Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps,
but still attached to life at all four corners.
Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
- Virginia Woolf

The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent,
their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful,
as those observed to be in human nature.
- William Bartram

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions;
reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
- Simone Weil

A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment
to the family has led some liberals to concede that
family is not just a buzzword for reaction.
- Christopher Lasch

I didn't spend a whole lot of time here,
but I had the seven best years of my career in this
city and having an attachment here 20-some odd years
later is pretty special to me.
- Paul Coffey

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on
does not constitute so strong an attachment
as that from which they draw their gains.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is something akin to freedom in having a lover
who has no control over you,
except that which he gains by kindness and attachment.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation
of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next.
Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
- Ramakrishna

Attachment to spiritual things is...
just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.
- Beverly Sills

In many ways, my attachment to human freedom was completely
compatible with my right to live freely as a homosexual.
- Andrew Sullivan

Something is wrong here, and it's more than easy access
to guns or violence on TV.
It's about lack of love and attachment to loving people early in life.
- Rob Reiner

If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others,
his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment,
or an enlarged egotism.
- Erich Fromm

Pray to God that your attachment to such transitory things as wealth,
name, and creature comforts may become less and less every day.
- Ramakrishna

We Jews have a special attachment to the Book.
The study of page after page in tomes yellowing with age was obligatory.
- Theodore Bikel

Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis,
depends infinitely more upon moral and religious feeling,
than political arrangement, or even commercial advantage,
I cannot but lament that more is not done to instill
it into the minds of the people.
- John Strachan

The excitement that you were feeling about a special,
unique path for yourself as a woman is all part of
your identification with and attachment to being female.
And that's ultimately all ego.
- Andrew Cohen

There is a fuzzy but real distinction that can and
I believe should be made,
between patriotism, which is attachment to a way of life,
and nationalism, which is the insistence that your
way of life deserves to rule over other ways of life.
- Todd Gitlin

We shall suffer no attachment to literature,
no taste for abstract discussion, no love of purely intellectual theories,
to seduce us from our devotion to the cause of the oppressed,
the down trodden, the insulted and injured masses of our fellow men.
- George Ripley

It seems that the fiction writer has a revolting attachment to the poor,
for even when he writes about the rich,
he is more concerned with what they lack than with what they have.
- Flannery O'Connor

If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more,
often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you,
and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life,
to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

If there is any principle of the Constitution that
more imperatively calls for attachment than any other
it is the principle of free thought,
not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom
for the thought that we hate.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I am ME.
I am not my attachments.
I am not my possessions.
I am not the people in my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I chose to release all my attachments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company;
I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.
- John Barrymore

Mankind have their local attachments.
They have a particular regard for the spot,
in which they were born and nurtured.
- Thomas Clarkson

You must be ready to give up everything,
not only material attachments but also human attachments -
father,
mother, wife, children - everything that you have.
But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self.
- Bede Griffiths

Further-more, partisan attachments powerfully shape political perceptions,
beliefs and values, and incumbents enjoy advantages
well beyond the way in which their districts are configured.
- Thomas E. Mann

He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is,
or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country.
There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country,
who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations
in his private connections.
- Samuel Adams

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

My happiness depends on me.
- A Course in Miracles

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

I have Gratitude for Everything
that has brought me to this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
- Albert Schweitzer

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

IF it is to be, it is up to me.
- Anonymous

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

RESPONSIBILITY: Fulfill the obligations that the past posts to me.
Embrace the opportunity for service based in love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

"Be like me" is not a Golden Rule.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln


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