150 Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Love Relationships, Power, Death

Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Love Relationships, Power, Death
Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Love Relationships, Power, Death


Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Love Relationships, Power, Death


Eckhart Tolle is a spiritual teacher and writer. Here are the best Eckhart Tolle quotes and a short biography. Tolle's birth name is Ulrich Leonard Tölle. He is a German-born resident of Canada and best seller author, most popular as the writer of The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose.

Eckhart Tolle was born on 16 February 1948 in Lünen, Germany. Tolle said he was depressed for a lot of his life until age 29 when he experienced an inner change. He at that point went through quite a while meandering "in a state of deep bliss" before turning into a spiritual teacher. He moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1995 and as of now separates his time among Canada and California. He started writing his first book, The Power of Now, in 1997, and in 2000, it arrived at The New York Times Best Seller list.

The Power of Now and A New Earth sold an expected three million and five million copies individually in North America by 2009. The New York Times called Tolle "the most famous otherworldly creator in the United States, in 2008. Tolle was recorded by Watkins Review as the most profoundly persuasive individual on the planet in 2011. He isn't related to a specific religion, yet he has been affected by a wide scope of spiritual works. Check out the following best Eckhart Tolle quotes on love relationships, life, death, happiness, mindfulness, the power of now, a new earth, stillness, peace, time, and more.



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1. The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. - Eckhart Tolle

2. Accept - then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. - Eckhart Tolle

3. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. - Eckhart Tolle

4. Don't let a mad world tell you that success is anything other than a successful present moment. - Eckhart Tolle

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5. The more you are focused on time--past and future--the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is. - Eckhart Tolle

6. When you don't cover up the world with words and labels, a sense of the miraculous returns to your life that was lost a long time ago when humanity, instead of using thought, became possessed by thought. - Eckhart Tolle

7. Stupidity is relatively harmless, but intelligent stupidity is highly dangerous. - Eckhart Tolle

8. Power over others is weakness disguised as strength. - Eckhart Tolle

9. The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but thought about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral. It is as it is. - Eckhart Tolle

10. Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists. - Eckhart Tolle

11. The past has no power over the present moment. - Eckhart Tolle

12. Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life. - Eckhart Tolle

13. Failures lies concealed in every success in every failure. - Eckhart Tolle

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14. If your mind carries a heavy burden of past, you will experience more of the same. The past perpetuates itself through lack of presence. The quality of your consciousness at this moment is what shapes the future. - Eckhart Tolle

15. Authentic human interactions become impossible when you lose yourself in a role. - Eckhart Tolle

16. Whenever you interact with people, don't be there primarily as a function or a role, but as the field of conscious Presence. You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are. - Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Love Relationships


17. Love is not selective, just as the light of the sun is not selective. It does not make one person special. It is not exclusive. Exclusivity is not the love of God but the "love" of ego. - Eckhart Tolle

18. The more shared past there is in a relationship, the more present you need to be. - Eckhart Tolle

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19. To love is to recognize yourself in another. - Eckhart Tolle

20. A genuine relationship is one that is not dominated by the ego with its image-making and self-seeking. - Eckhart Tolle


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21. When you act out the present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love - even the most simple action. - Eckhart Tolle

22. Love is a state of Being. Your love is not outside; it is deep within you. You can never lose it, and it cannot leave you. - Eckhart Tolle

23. The mind unconsciously loves problems because they give you an identity of sorts. - Eckhart Tolle

24. You cannot love your partner one moment and attack him or her the next. - Eckhart Tolle

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25. All the things that truly matter, beauty, love, creativity, joy, and inner peace arise from beyond the mind. - Eckhart Tolle

26. Love as a continuous state is as yet very rare -- as rare as conscious human beings. - Eckhart Tolle

27. Don’t wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success. - Eckhart Tolle

28. True communication is communion - the realization of oneness, which is love. - Eckhart Tolle


Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Love Relationships, Power, Death

29. Just as the dog loves to chew bones, the human mind loves its problems. - Eckhart Tolle

30. The greatest catalyst for change in a relationship is complete acceptance or your partner as he or she is, without needing to judge or change them in any way. - Eckhart Tolle

31. There may be one person who reflects your love back to you more clearly and more intensely than others, and if that person feels the same toward you, it can be said that you are in a love relationship with him or her. -  Eckhart Tolle

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32. Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now. That is precious indeed. - Eckhart Tolle

33. As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. - Eckhart Tolle

34. I have lived with several Zen masters -- all of them cats. - Eckhart Tolle

35. It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living. - Eckhart Tolle

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36. The past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions. - Eckhart Tolle

37. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place. Primary reality is within; secondary reality without. - Eckhart Tolle

38. Nothing has happened in the past; it happened in the Now. Nothing will ever happen in the future; it will happen in the Now. - Eckhart Tolle

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39. Negativity is never the optimum way of dealing with any situation. - Eckhart Tolle

40. Watch any plant or animal and let it teach you acceptance of what is, surrender to the Now. - Eckhart Tolle

41. Your outer journey may contain a million steps; your inner journey only has one: the step you are taking right now. - Eckhart Tolle

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42. What a caterpillar calls the end of the world we call a butterfly. - Eckhart Tolle

43. Stress is caused by being “here” but wanting to be “there,” or being in the present but wanting to be in the future. - Eckhart Tolle

44. Any action is often better than no action, especially if you have been stuck in an unhappy situation for a long time. If it is a mistake, at least you learn something, in which case it's no longer a mistake. If you remain stuck, you learn nothing. - Eckhart Tolle

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45. Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on. - Eckhart Tolle

46. In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much, and forget about the joy of just Being. - Eckhart Tolle

47. However, the intensity with which true love is felt can vary. - Eckhart Tolle


48. Life is the dancer and you are the dance. - Eckhart Tolle

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49. Beautiful flowers that are not anxious about tomorrow but live with ease in the timeless Now. - Eckhart Tolle

50. The significance is hiding in the insignificant. Appreciate everything. - Eckhart Tolle

51. Where there is anger there is always pain underneath. - Eckhart Tolle

52. The moment you start watching the thinker, a higher level of consciousness becomes activated. You then begin to realize that there is a vast realm of intelligence beyond thought, that thought is only a tiny aspect of that intelligence. - Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Forgiveness


53. Forgiveness is to offer no resistance to life -- to allow life to live through you. - Eckhart Tolle

54. Forgiveness of the present is even more important than forgiveness of the past. - Eckhart Tolle

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55. Forgiveness happens naturally when you see that it has no purpose other than to strengthen a false sense of self, to keep the ego in place. - Eckhart Tolle

56. All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time and denial of the present. Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry - all forms of fear - are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence. - Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Life and Change


57. When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. So change the situation by taking action or by speaking out if necessary or possible; leave the situation or accept it. All else is madness. - Eckhart Tolle

58. Once you have identified with some form of negativity, you do not want to let it go, and on a deeply unconscious level, you do not want positive change. - Eckhart Tolle

59. Say “yes” to life and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you. - Eckhart Tolle

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60. Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. - Eckhart Tolle

61. The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life. - Eckhart Tolle

62. The ego wants to want more than it wants to have. - Eckhart Tolle

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63. When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life. - Eckhart Tolle

64. To offer no resistance to life is to be in a state of grace, ease, and lightness. This state is then no longer dependent upon things being in a certain way, good or bad. - Eckhart Tolle

65. Awareness is the greatest agent for change. - Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Love Relationships, Power, Death

66. Living up to an image that you have of yourself or that other people have of you is inauthentic living. - Eckhart Tolle

67. Whenever you become anxious or stressed, outer purpose has taken over, and you lost sight of your inner purpose. You have forgotten that your state of consciousness is primary, all else secondary. - Eckhart Tolle

68. Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge. - Eckhart Tolle

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69. Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is true prosperity. - Eckhart Tolle

70. Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose. - Eckhart Tolle

71. Every complaint is a little story the mind makes up that you completely believe in. - Eckhart Tolle

72. What you react to in others, you strengthen in yourself. - Eckhart Tolle

73. The beginning of freedom is the realization that you are not “the thinker.” - Eckhart Tolle

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74. You become most powerful in whatever you do if the action is performed for its own sake rather than as a means to protect, enhance, or conform to your role identity. - Eckhart Tolle

75. Only the truth of who you are, if realized, will set you free. - Eckhart Tolle

76. The teacher and the taught together create the teaching. - Eckhart Tolle

77. You also realize that all the things that truly matter – beauty, love, creativity, joy, inner peace – arise from beyond the mind. You begin to awaken. - Eckhart Tolle

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78. You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you and allowing that goodness to emerge. But it can only emerge if something fundamental changes in your state of consciousness. - Eckhart Tolle

79. Words reduce reality to something the human mind can grasp, which isn’t very much. - Eckhart Tolle

80. You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are. - Eckhart Tolle

81. Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. - Eckhart Tolle

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82. You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe, an intrinsic part of it. Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is becoming conscious of itself. What an amazing miracle. - Eckhart Tolle

83. Don't Seek Happiness. If you seek it, you won't find it, because seeking is the antithesis of happiness. - Eckhart Tolle

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84. When you want to arrive at your goal more than you want to be doing what you are doing, you become stressed. - Eckhart Tolle

85. What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that. - Eckhart Tolle

86. Anything that you resent and strongly react to in another is also in you. - Eckhart Tolle

87. Can you look without the voice in your head commenting, drawing conclusions, comparing, or trying to figure something out? - Eckhart Tolle

88. Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment. - Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Peace


89. Anything you accept fully will get you there will take you into peace. This is the miracle of surrender. - Eckhart Tolle

90. The peace that comes with surrendered action turns to a sense of aliveness when you actually enjoy what you are doing. - Eckhart Tolle

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91. You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. - Eckhart Tolle

92. The moment you completely accept your non-peace, your non-peace becomes transmuted into peace. - Eckhart Tolle

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93. Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not. - Eckhart Tolle

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94. If peace is really what you want, then you will choose peace. - Eckhart Tolle

95. Don't look for peace. Don't look for any other state than the one you are in now; otherwise, you will set up inner conflict and unconscious resistance. Forgive yourself for not being at peace. - Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Death


96. Many people don’t realize until they are on their deathbed and everything external falls away that nothing ever had anything to do with who they are. - Eckhart Tolle

97. Humanity is now faced with a stark choice: Evolve or die. If the structures of the human mind remain unchanged, we will always end up re-creating the same world, the same evils, the same dysfunction. - Eckhart Tolle

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98. A dash, one or two inches long, between the date of birth and date of death on your gravestone. - Eckhart Tolle

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99. Death is a stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to "die before you die" -- and find that there is no death. - Eckhart Tolle

100. Give up defining yourself - to yourself or to others. You won't die. You will come to life. And don't be concerned with how others define you. When they define you, they are limiting themselves, so it's their problem. - Eckhart Tolle

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101. Become conscious of being conscious. - Eckhart Tolle

102. Life flows with ease. - Eckhart Tolle

103. The present moment is all you will ever have. - Eckhart Tolle

104. Your mind is an instrument, a tool. - Eckhart Tolle

105. Being must be felt. It can't be thought. - Eckhart Tolle

106. This, too, will pass. - Eckhart Tolle

107. All problems are illusions of the mind. - Eckhart Tolle

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108. Man made God in his own image. - Eckhart Tolle

109. To love is to recognize yourself in another. - Eckhart Tolle

110. You have so much to learn from your enemies. - Eckhart Tolle

111. The human condition: lost in thought. - Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Stillness Speaks


112. All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness. - Eckhart Tolle

113. Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found. - Eckhart Tolle

114. Listening to silence awakens the dimension of stillness within yourself because it is only through stillness that you can be aware of silence. - Eckhart Tolle

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115. All artists, whether they know it or not create from a place of inner stillness, a place of no-mind. - Eckhart Tolle

116. When you lose touch with inner stillness, you lose touch with yourself. - Eckhart Tolle

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117. True intelligence operates silently. Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found. - Eckhart Tolle

118. Stillness is the only thing in this world that has no form. But then, it is not really a thing, and it is not of this world. - Eckhart Tolle

119. Become at ease with the state of “not knowing.” - Eckhart Tolle

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120. Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing. - Eckhart Tolle

121. Your unhappiness ultimately arises not from the circumstances of your life but from the conditioning of your mind. - Eckhart Tolle

122. Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in ‘just being’. Allow nature to teach you stillness. When you look at a tree and perceive its stillness, you become still yourself. - Eckhart Tolle

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123. The moment that judgment stops through acceptance of what it is, you are free of the mind. You have made room for love, for joy, for peace. - Eckhart Tolle

124. Knowing yourself is to be rooted in Being, instead of lost in your mind. - Eckhart Tolle

125. To listen to the silence, wherever you are, is an easy and direct way of becoming present. Even if there is noise, there is always some silence underneath and in between the sounds. - Eckhart Tolle

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126. Emotions arise in the place where your mind and body meet. - Eckhart Tolle

127. Life isn't as serious as the mind makes it out to be. - Eckhart Tolle

128. The mind always wants to categorize and compare. - Eckhart Tolle

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129. You attract and manifest whatever corresponds to your inner state. - Eckhart Tolle

130. Love, joy, and peace cannot flourish until you have freed yourself from mind dominance. - Eckhart Tolle

131. This is my secret," he said. "I don't mind what happens. - Eckhart Tolle

132. Waiting is a state of mind. Basically, it means that you want the future; you don’t want the present. - Eckhart Tolle

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133. Always say “yes” to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to what already is? what could be more insane than to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? Surrender to what is. - Eckhart Tolle

134. Suffering needs time. It cannot survive in the now. - Eckhart Tolle

135. The light is too painful for someone who wants to remain in darkness. - Eckhart Tolle

136. A powerful spiritual practice is consciously to allow the diminishment of ego when it happens without attempting to restore it. - Eckhart Tolle

137. To realize that you are not your thoughts is when you begin to awaken spiritually. - Eckhart Tolle

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138. Stillness is the language God speaks, and everything else is a bad translation. - Eckhart Tolle

139. Things, people, or conditions that you thought you needed for your happiness now come to you with no struggle or effort on your part, and you are free to enjoy and appreciate them - while they last. - Eckhart Tolle

140. Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness. - Eckhart Tolle


141. Spiritual awakening is awakening from the dream of thought. - Eckhart Tolle


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142. To recognize one's own insanity is, of course, the arising of sanity, the beginning of healing and transcendence. - Eckhart Tolle

143. Suffering is necessary until you realize it is unnecessary. - Eckhart Tolle

144. Pain can only feed on pain. Pain cannot feed on joy. It finds it quite indigestible. - Eckhart Tolle

145. Happiness and unhappiness are in fact one. Only the illusion of time separates them. - Eckhart Tolle

146. The moment you become aware of the ego in you, it is strictly speaking no longer the ego, but just an old, conditioned mind-pattern. Ego implies unawareness. Awareness and ego cannot coexist. - Eckhart Tolle


147. The acknowledgment of that abundance that is all around you awakens the dormant abundance within. - Eckhart Tolle

148. You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you and allowing that goodness to emerge. - Eckhart Tolle

149. In other words, the more you are identified with your mind, the more you suffer. - Eckhart Tolle

150. It is when we are trapped in incessant streams of compulsive thinking that the universe really disintegrates for us, and we lose the ability to sense the interconnectedness of all that exists. - Eckhart Tolle


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