Anthony De Mello Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Anthony De Mello

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Anthony De Mello quotes: You're so ashamed of your past; drop it! You're so proud of your past; drop it! You're so ashamed of your past; drop it! You're so proud of your past; drop it!
Anthony De Mello quotes: You can will an act of service but you cannot will love. You can will an act of service but you cannot will love.
Anthony De Mello quotes: To be properly wicked, you do not have to break the Law. Just observe it to the letter. To be properly wicked, you do not have to break the Law. Just observe it to the letter.
Anthony De Mello quotes: When you fight something, you're tied to it forever. As long as you're fighting it, you're giving it power. When you fight something, you're tied to it forever. As long as you're fighting it, you're giving it power.
Anthony De Mello quotes: The best things in life cannot be willed into being. The best things in life cannot be willed into being.
Anthony De Mello quotes: The butterfly in a caterpillar: the eagle in an egg; the saint in a selfish human being. The butterfly in a caterpillar: the eagle in an egg; the saint in a selfish human being.
Anthony De Mello quotes: When I speak, you must not listen to the words, my dear. Listen to the Silence. When I speak, you must not listen to the words, my dear. Listen to the Silence.
Anthony De Mello quotes: If you never condemned you would never need to forgive. If you never condemned you would never need to forgive.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Religion is the finger pointing to God. People are too busy licking the finger to notice where it's pointing. Religion is the finger pointing to God. People are too busy licking the finger to notice where it's pointing.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Loneliness is not cured by human company. Loneliness is cured by contact with reality. Loneliness is not cured by human company. Loneliness is cured by contact with reality.
Anthony De Mello quotes: People kill for money or for power. But the most ruthless murderers are those who kill for their ideas. People kill for money or for power. But the most ruthless murderers are those who kill for their ideas.
Anthony De Mello quotes: To those who seek to protect their ego true Peace brings only disturbance. To those who seek to protect their ego true Peace brings only disturbance.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Ordinarily, everything we do is in our self-interest. Everything. Ordinarily, everything we do is in our self-interest. Everything.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Problems only exist in the human mind. Problems only exist in the human mind.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Pleasant experiences make life delightful. Painful experiences lead to growth. Pleasant experiences make life delightful. Painful experiences lead to growth.
Anthony De Mello quotes: I lack the Lord's own gentleness of heart, for I see deliberate malice where he sees ignorance and weakness. I lack the Lord's own gentleness of heart, for I see deliberate malice where he sees ignorance and weakness.
Anthony De Mello quotes: The Master would insist that the final barrier to our attaining God was the word and concept God. The Master would insist that the final barrier to our attaining God was the word and concept God.
Anthony De Mello quotes: The world is right because I feel good.p. 83, Awareness, copyright 1990 The world is right because I feel good.
p. 83, Awareness, copyright 1990
Anthony De Mello quotes: If what you said was true, where was the need to shout? If what you said was true, where was the need to shout?
Anthony De Mello quotes: Sinners often speak the truth. And saints have led people astray. Examine what is said, not the one who says it. Sinners often speak the truth. And saints have led people astray. Examine what is said, not the one who says it.
Anthony De Mello quotes: The sun and its light, the ocean and the wave, the singer and his song - not one. Not two. The sun and its light, the ocean and the wave, the singer and his song - not one. Not two.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Whatever is truly alive must die. Look at the flowers; only plastic flowers never die. Whatever is truly alive must die. Look at the flowers; only plastic flowers never die.
Anthony De Mello quotes: This is what is ultimate in our human knowledge of God, to know that we do not know. This is what is ultimate in our human knowledge of God, to know that we do not know.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Those who make no mistakes are making the biggest mistakes of all - they are attempting nothing new. Those who make no mistakes are making the biggest mistakes of all - they are attempting nothing new.
Anthony De Mello quotes: We see people and things not as they are, but as we are. We see people and things not as they are, but as we are.
Anthony De Mello quotes: You are never in love with anyone. You're only in love with your prejudiced and hopeful idea of that person. You are never in love with anyone. You're only in love with your prejudiced and hopeful idea of that person.
Anthony De Mello quotes: The feigning sleeper can delude others he cannot delude himself. The false mystic, unfortunately, can delude both others and himself. The feigning sleeper can delude others he cannot delude himself. The false mystic, unfortunately, can delude both others and himself.
Anthony De Mello quotes: A lost coin is found by means of a candle; the deepest truth is found by means of a simple story. A lost coin is found by means of a candle; the deepest truth is found by means of a simple story.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Nobody is afraid of the unknown, what you really fear is the loss of the known. Nobody is afraid of the unknown, what you really fear is the loss of the known.
Anthony De Mello quotes: The only way to change is by changing your understanding. The only way to change is by changing your understanding.
Anthony De Mello quotes: If you don't look at things through your concepts, you'll never be bored. Every single thing is unique. If you don't look at things through your concepts, you'll never be bored. Every single thing is unique.
Anthony De Mello quotes: You are so proud of your intelligence," said the master. "You are like a like a condemned man, proud of the vastness of his prison cell. You are so proud of your intelligence," said the master. "You are like a like a condemned man, proud of the vastness of his prison cell.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Spirituality practiced in the state of activity is incomparably superior to that practiced in a state of withdrawel. Spirituality practiced in the state of activity is incomparably superior to that practiced in a state of withdrawel.
Anthony De Mello quotes: A newly married couple said, "What shall we do to make our love endure?" Said the Master, "Love other things together" ... A newly married couple said, "What shall we do to make our love endure?" Said the Master, "Love other things together" ...
Anthony De Mello quotes: All is well, all is well. Though everything is a mess, all is well. All is well, all is well. Though everything is a mess, all is well.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Sin is a refusal to grow, a refusal to love, a refusal to get committed, to be concerned, and to take risks. Sin is a refusal to grow, a refusal to love, a refusal to get committed, to be concerned, and to take risks.
Anthony De Mello quotes: As the Japanese Zen masters say, "Don't seek the truth; just drop your opinions". Drop your theories; don't seek the truth. As the Japanese Zen masters say, "Don't seek the truth; just drop your opinions". Drop your theories; don't seek the truth.
Anthony De Mello quotes: This truth I firmly hold, all evidence to the contrary notwithstanding;my life has been a gift, a blessing to the world. This truth I firmly hold, all evidence to the contrary notwithstanding;
my life has been a gift, a blessing to the world.
Anthony De Mello quotes: We do not have a fear of the unknown. What we fear is giving up the known. We do not have a fear of the unknown. What we fear is giving up the known.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Doesn't everyone see Reality as it is? Doesn't everyone see Reality as it is?
Anthony De Mello quotes: Rare indeed, is the relationship in which the other is not cultivated for what one can get for oneself. Rare indeed, is the relationship in which the other is not cultivated for what one can get for oneself.
Anthony De Mello quotes: You can never be freeas long as you have an ego to defend. You can never be free
as long as you have an ego to defend.
Anthony De Mello quotes: So love the thought of death, love it. So love the thought of death, love it.
Anthony De Mello quotes: The one who would be constant in happiness must frequently change. The one who would be constant in happiness must frequently change.
Anthony De Mello quotes: We're crazy, We're living on crazy ideas about love, about relationships, about happiness, about joy, about everything. We're crazy, We're living on crazy ideas about love, about relationships, about happiness, about joy, about everything.
Anthony De Mello quotes: When you come to see you are not as wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you are wiser today. When you come to see you are not as wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you are wiser today.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Don't ask the world to change....you change first. Don't ask the world to change....you change first.
Anthony De Mello quotes: How sad if we pass through life and never see it with the eyes of a child. How sad if we pass through life and never see it with the eyes of a child.
Anthony De Mello quotes: You keep insisting, I feel good because the world is right! Wrong! The world is right because I feel good. That's what all the mystics are saying. You keep insisting, I feel good because the world is right! Wrong! The world is right because I feel good. That's what all the mystics are saying.
Anthony De Mello quotes: What is love?"; "The total absence of fear," said the Master; "What is it we fear?"; "Love," said the Master. What is love?"; "The total absence of fear," said the Master; "What is it we fear?"; "Love," said the Master.
Anthony De Mello quotes: A good teacher offers practice , a bad one offers theories . A good teacher offers practice , a bad one offers theories .
Anthony De Mello quotes: Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance. Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Are you your clothes? Are you your name? Are you your profession? Stop identifying with them. They come and go Are you your clothes? Are you your name? Are you your profession? Stop identifying with them. They come and go
Anthony De Mello quotes: The Rose does not preen herself to catch my eye. She blooms because she blooms. A saint is a saint until he knows he is one. The Rose does not preen herself to catch my eye. She blooms because she blooms. A saint is a saint until he knows he is one.
Anthony De Mello quotes: You sanctify whatever you are grateful for. You sanctify whatever you are grateful for.
Anthony De Mello quotes: Enlightenment is: absolute cooperation with the inevitable. Enlightenment is: absolute cooperation with the inevitable.