Eknath Easwaran Quotes

Top 42 wise famous quotes and sayings by Eknath Easwaran

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Eknath Easwaran Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Eknath Easwaran quotes: When the mind is still, we can become an instrument of peace. When the mind is still, we can become an instrument of peace.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it. Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Imagine a hot tub for the mind. That is what meditation is; it can bathe your mind in relaxing thoughts. Imagine a hot tub for the mind. That is what meditation is; it can bathe your mind in relaxing thoughts.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: The ancestor of every destructive action, every destructive decision, is a negative thought. The ancestor of every destructive action, every destructive decision, is a negative thought.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: The goal of meditation is awareness, not relaxation. The goal of meditation is awareness, not relaxation.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: The capacity to be patient, to bear with others through thick and thin, is within the reach of anyone. The capacity to be patient, to bear with others through thick and thin, is within the reach of anyone.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Anything that tends to make us elated is inevitably going to throw us into depression. Anything that tends to make us elated is inevitably going to throw us into depression.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: The Buddha said, When you are walking, walk. When you are sitting, sit. Don't wobble. The Buddha said, When you are walking, walk. When you are sitting, sit. Don't wobble.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Concentration breeds efficiency while division brings inefficiency, error, and tension. Concentration breeds efficiency while division brings inefficiency, error, and tension.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily. If it did, I doubt that we would ever grow. Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily. If it did, I doubt that we would ever grow.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Everything beautiful has to be worked for. Everything beautiful has to be worked for.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: When we try to get ourselves out of the way, we can understand much better the needs of the people closest to us. When we try to get ourselves out of the way, we can understand much better the needs of the people closest to us.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: I have tremendous respect for anyone who can control his palate enough to learn not only to drink beer but to enjoy it too. I have tremendous respect for anyone who can control his palate enough to learn not only to drink beer but to enjoy it too.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: When someone at peace and free from hurry enters a room, that person has a calming effect on everyone present. When someone at peace and free from hurry enters a room, that person has a calming effect on everyone present.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Don't try to control the future," he would say. "Work on the one thing you can learn to control: your own responses. Don't try to control the future," he would say. "Work on the one thing you can learn to control: your own responses.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: The real essentials of life - compassion, kindness, good will, forgiveness - are what is fundamental to living as a true human being. The real essentials of life - compassion, kindness, good will, forgiveness - are what is fundamental to living as a true human being.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Our deepest need is for the joy that comes with knowing we are of genuine use to others. Our deepest need is for the joy that comes with knowing we are of genuine use to others.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Two forces pervade human life, the Gita says: the upward thrust of evolution and the downward pull of our evolutionary past. Two forces pervade human life, the Gita says: the upward thrust of evolution and the downward pull of our evolutionary past.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Every angry thought makes it a little easier to get angry the next time, and a little more likely. Every angry thought makes it a little easier to get angry the next time, and a little more likely.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: As we get deeper, we move closer and closer to other people; we feel closer to life as a whole. As we get deeper, we move closer and closer to other people; we feel closer to life as a whole.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Instead of looking at difficulties as deprivations, we can learn to recognize them as opportunities for deepening and widening our love. Instead of looking at difficulties as deprivations, we can learn to recognize them as opportunities for deepening and widening our love.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Judged by the normal standards of human affairs, the lives of men and women of God may look overburdened with suffering, and even inconclusive. Judged by the normal standards of human affairs, the lives of men and women of God may look overburdened with suffering, and even inconclusive.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: By removing that which is petty and self-seeking, we bring forth all that is glorious and mindful of the whole. By removing that which is petty and self-seeking, we bring forth all that is glorious and mindful of the whole.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: I am time, the destroyer of all; I have come to consume the world. I am time, the destroyer of all; I have come to consume the world.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: The mind is powerful, but it needs something to hold on to so it doesn't wander. The mind is powerful, but it needs something to hold on to so it doesn't wander.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Whatever we have done, we can always make amends for it without ever looking back in guilt or sorrow. Whatever we have done, we can always make amends for it without ever looking back in guilt or sorrow.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: We can all avoid travel that is unnecessary; we do not need to travel around the world when the source of all joy and all beauty is right within us. We can all avoid travel that is unnecessary; we do not need to travel around the world when the source of all joy and all beauty is right within us.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: When we truly are putting others first, we cannot but feel at peace with ourselves. When we truly are putting others first, we cannot but feel at peace with ourselves.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Human relationships are the perfect tool for sanding away our rough edges and getting at the core of divinity within us. Human relationships are the perfect tool for sanding away our rough edges and getting at the core of divinity within us.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Lasting change happens when people see for themselves that a different way of life is more fulfilling than their present one. Lasting change happens when people see for themselves that a different way of life is more fulfilling than their present one.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: This is the central principle of meditation: we become what we meditate on. This is the central principle of meditation: we become what we meditate on.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: People who have strong likes and dislikes find life very difficult; they are as rigid as if they had only one bone. People who have strong likes and dislikes find life very difficult; they are as rigid as if they had only one bone.
Eknath Easwaran quotes: Live only for yourself and you will never grow; live for the welfare of all those around you and you will grow to your full stature. Live only for yourself and you will never grow; live for the welfare of all those around you and you will grow to your full stature.