Meister Eckhart Quotes

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Meister Eckhart quotes: Between God and Me there is no 'Between'. Between God and Me there is no 'Between'.
Meister Eckhart quotes: A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice. A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice.
Meister Eckhart quotes: To seek God by rituals is to get the ritual and lose God in the process To seek God by rituals is to get the ritual and lose God in the process
Meister Eckhart quotes: God wants nothing from you but the gift of a peaceful heart. God wants nothing from you but the gift of a peaceful heart.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Every creature is a word of God. Every creature is a word of God.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Whatever God does, the first outburst is always compassion. Whatever God does, the first outburst is always compassion.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake. The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
Meister Eckhart quotes: God is like a person who clears his throat while hiding and so gives himself away. God lies in wait for us with nothing so much as love. God is like a person who clears his throat while hiding and so gives himself away. God lies in wait for us with nothing so much as love.
Meister Eckhart quotes: He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment. He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge. The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge.
Meister Eckhart quotes: God is not good, or else he could do better. God is not good, or else he could do better.
Meister Eckhart quotes: If the only prayer you ever say is thank you, it is enough. If the only prayer you ever say is thank you, it is enough.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The shell must be cracked apart if what is in it is to come out, for if you want the kernel you must break the shell. The shell must be cracked apart if what is in it is to come out, for if you want the kernel you must break the shell.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The beast that bears you fastest to perfection is suffering. The beast that bears you fastest to perfection is suffering.
Meister Eckhart quotes: If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
Meister Eckhart quotes: You should give your all to God, and then worry no more about what he may do with what is his. You should give your all to God, and then worry no more about what he may do with what is his.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Words derive their power from the original word. Words derive their power from the original word.
Meister Eckhart quotes: For the person who has learned to let go and let be, nothing can ever get in the way again. For the person who has learned to let go and let be, nothing can ever get in the way again.
Meister Eckhart quotes: What good is it that Christ was born [2,000] years ago if he is not born now in your heart? What good is it that Christ was born [2,000] years ago if he is not born now in your heart?
Meister Eckhart quotes: We rarely find people who achieve great things without first going astray. We rarely find people who achieve great things without first going astray.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The soul is created in a place between Time and Eternity: with its highest powers it touches Eternity, with its lower Time. The soul is created in a place between Time and Eternity: with its highest powers it touches Eternity, with its lower Time.
Meister Eckhart quotes: People should not worry so much about what they do but rather about what they are. People should not worry so much about what they do but rather about what they are.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Become aware of what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it, and give birth to it. Become aware of what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it, and give birth to it.
Meister Eckhart quotes: That which a man acquires by contemplation he should spend in love. That which a man acquires by contemplation he should spend in love.
Meister Eckhart quotes: To the quiet mind all things are possible. To the quiet mind all things are possible.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Theologians may quarrel, but the mystics of the world speak the same language. Theologians may quarrel, but the mystics of the world speak the same language.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Only the hand that erases can write the true thing. Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.
Meister Eckhart quotes: He is conscious only of God ... To be conscious of knowing God is to know about God and self. He is conscious only of God ... To be conscious of knowing God is to know about God and self.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The soul loves the body. And consider too how it is that the body is more in the soul than the soul is in the body. The soul loves the body. And consider too how it is that the body is more in the soul than the soul is in the body.
Meister Eckhart quotes: God is not found in the soul by adding anything but by a process of subtraction. God is not found in the soul by adding anything but by a process of subtraction.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Love is the root of all joy and sorrow. Love is the root of all joy and sorrow.
Meister Eckhart quotes: What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action. What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Whether you like it or not, whether you know it or not, secretly all nature seeks God and works toward [God]. Whether you like it or not, whether you know it or not, secretly all nature seeks God and works toward [God].
Meister Eckhart quotes: People who dwell in God dwell in the eternal now. People who dwell in God dwell in the eternal now.
Meister Eckhart quotes: When I experience Love I must go to God. When I experience non-attachment God must come to me. When I experience Love I must go to God. When I experience non-attachment God must come to me.
Meister Eckhart quotes: That's all an angel is ... an idea of God. That's all an angel is ... an idea of God.
Meister Eckhart quotes: As God can only be seen by His own light, so He can only be loved by His own love. As God can only be seen by His own light, so He can only be loved by His own love.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The more deeply we are our true selves, the less self is in us. The more deeply we are our true selves,
the less self is in us.
Meister Eckhart quotes: To walk on not wondering am I right or doing something wrong. To walk on not wondering am I right or doing something wrong.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The human spirit must transcend number and break through multiplicity, and God will break through him; and just as He The human spirit must transcend number and break through multiplicity, and God will break through him; and just as He
Meister Eckhart quotes: God is at home. We are in the far country. God is at home. We are in the far country.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Where intuition finds, love follows, and memory and all the soul as well. Where intuition finds, love follows, and memory and all the soul as well.
Meister Eckhart quotes: There is no need to look for God here or there. He is no farther away than the door of your own heart. There is no need to look for God here or there. He is no farther away than the door of your own heart.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Everything is meant to be lost, that the soul may stand in unhampered nothingness Everything is meant to be lost, that the soul may stand in unhampered nothingness
Meister Eckhart quotes: To be properly expressed a thing must proceed from within, moved by its form: it must come, not in from without but out from within. To be properly expressed a thing must proceed from within, moved by its form: it must come, not in from without but out from within.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Even stones have a love, a love that seeks the ground. Even stones have a love, a love that seeks the ground.
Meister Eckhart quotes: There is no stopping place in this lifenor is there ever one for any person, no matter how far along the way one's gone. There is no stopping place in this life
nor is there ever one for any person, no matter how far along the way one's gone.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Action and becoming are one. Action and becoming are one.
Meister Eckhart quotes: There's a place in the soul where you've never been wounded. There's a place in the soul where you've never been wounded.
Meister Eckhart quotes: God is greater than God. God is greater than God.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Every creature is a word of God and is a book about God. Every creature is a word of God and is a book about God.
Meister Eckhart quotes: No man was ever lost except for one reason: having once left his ground he has let himself become too permanently settled abroad. No man was ever lost except for one reason: having once left his ground he has let himself become too permanently settled abroad.
Meister Eckhart quotes: To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God. To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Nothing in all creation is so like God as stillness. Nothing in all creation is so like God as stillness.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Stillness is where creativity and solutions are found. Stillness is where creativity and solutions are found.
Meister Eckhart quotes: What our Lord did was done with the intent, and this alone, that he might be with us and we with him. What our Lord did was done with the intent, and this alone, that he might be with us and we with him.
Meister Eckhart quotes: God is at his greatest when I am at my least. God is at his greatest when I am at my least.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Where there is Isness, there God is. Creation is the giving of isness from God. And that is why God becomes where any creature expresses God. Where there is Isness, there God is. Creation is the giving of isness from God. And that is why God becomes where any creature expresses God.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Remember this: all suffering comes to an end. And whatever you suffer authentically, God has suffered from it first. Remember this: all suffering comes to an end. And whatever you suffer authentically, God has suffered from it first.
Meister Eckhart quotes: The soul at its highest is found like God, but an angel gives a closer idea of him. That is all an angel is: an idea of God. The soul at its highest is found like God, but an angel gives a closer idea of him. That is all an angel is: an idea of God.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Jesus might have said, I became man for you. If you do not become God for me, you wrong me. Jesus might have said, I became man for you. If you do not become God for me, you wrong me.
Meister Eckhart quotes: All that God asks you most pressingly is to go out of yourself ... and let God be God in you All that God asks you most pressingly is to go out of yourself ... and let God be God in you
Meister Eckhart quotes: My Lord told me a joke. And seeing Him laugh has done more for me than any scripture I will ever read. My Lord told me a joke. And seeing Him laugh has done more for me than any scripture I will ever read.
Meister Eckhart quotes: There is something in the soul that is so akin to God that it is one with Him ... It has nothing in common with anything created. There is something in the soul that is so akin to God that it is one with Him ... It has nothing in common with anything created.
Meister Eckhart quotes: Even now one rarely hears of people achieving great things unless they first stumble in some respect. Even now one rarely hears of people achieving great things unless they first stumble in some respect.
Meister Eckhart quotes: I will be silent and will hear what God will say in me ... If God wishes to speak to me, let him enter. I will not go out. I will be silent and will hear what God will say in me ... If God wishes to speak to me, let him enter. I will not go out.
Meister Eckhart quotes: There is no greater valor nor no sterner fight. He who would be what he ought to be must stop being what he is. There is no greater valor nor no sterner fight. He who would be what he ought to be must stop being what he is.
Meister Eckhart quotes: And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings. And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.