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Thinking Meet everyone and everything through stillness rather than mental noise. ~Eckhart Tolle Thoughts appear and disappear but they are not “mine” so they don’t bother me. Let them come, let them go. What does it matter? They are nothing to do with me. ~Papaji Nothing divides one so much as thought. ~R. H. Blyth The human condition: lost in thought. ~Eckhart Tolle Life is a mystery, which means your thinking mind cannot make sense out of it. For that you’ve go to wake up and then you’ll suddenly realize that reality is not problematic, you are the problem. ~Anthony de Mello Nothing is either good or bad. It’s thinking that makes it so. ~William Shakespeare Whatever you think concerning God—know that he is different from that! ~Ahmad Ibn Ata’Allah It is not healthy to be thinking all the time. Thinking is intended for acquiring knowledge or applying it. It is not essential living. ~Ernest Wood Not to be able to stop thinking is a dreadful affliction, but we don’t realize this because almost everyone is suffering from it, so it is considered normal. This incessant mental noise prevents you from finding that realm of inner stillness that is inseparable from Being. ~Eckhart Tolle The mind won’t allow you to be in the moment…ever. ~Vicki Woodyard Knowing that all thought is reactive and one step behind the present moment, we may begin to just listen, to observe without reaction. In this quiet, listening mind, something Real has the possibility of entering. ~Bob Fergeson Whenever you are immersed in compulsive thinking, you are avoiding what is. You don’t want to be where you are. Here, Now. ~Eckhart Tolle The realm of consciousness is much vaster than thought can grasp. When you no longer believe everything you think, you step out of thought and see clearly that the thinker is not who you are. ~Eckhart Tolle When you come to think about it, nothing has any meaning, for when there was nobody to think, there was nobody to interpret what happened. ~Carl Jung Whatever people think of you is really about the image they have of you, and that image isn’t you. ~Don Miguel Ruiz Don’t think, just do. ~Horace Perfect kindness acts without thinking kindness. ~Lao Tzu There is nothing wrong with thought and it can be used whenever necessary. But in every moment you can choose to follow your thoughts or you can recognize that which is not thinking. Don’t try to stop thinking, let it happen. Just recognize that which is not thinking. ~Adyashanti Those who are clever, who have brain, never understand anything. ~Winnie the Pooh One thought follows another without interruption. But if you allow these thoughts to link up to a chain, you put yourself in bondage. ~Zen saying The power to think which had hitherto been a matter of ordinary pride, now becomes a thing from which to escape, for I perceive with startling clarity that I had become its unconscious captive. ~Paul Brunton Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against. The struggle between “for” and “against” is the mind’s worst disease. ~Bruce Lee Who is journeying for freedom? The one who is already free. Thoughts are impediments to seeing your own face. Don’t give rise to any thought, and discover who you are. ~Papaji There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind–you are the one who hears it. ~Michael A. Singer A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. ~Charlotte Bronte The present moment is never involved in thinking. Whenever you think, you must be thinking of something from the past or something in the future. You spend very little time in the present moment. Reality exists only in the present moment. Therefore you spend very little time in reality. ~Leonard Jacobson My trouble is, I analyze life instead of living it. ~Hugh Prather Thoughts are not necessarily a distraction. Thoughts are arising in this present awareness and dissolving back into it. The silence remains untouched, unstained, immaculate. Thoughts are only a problem if you are preoccupied with them, giving them all your attention, believing in the entity of “me” around which the thoughts swirl. ~Catherine Ingram Cease trying to work everything out with your minds, it will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a Revelation. ~Eileen Caddy In the simple, direct experience of what is, you have an ongoing opportunity to awaken out of the trance the mind perpetuates to the radiant fullness and completeness of being. Just keep letting go and surrendering to what is. ~Stephan Bodian Just throw away all thoughts of imaginary things, and stand firm in that which you are. ~Kabir As soon as you have made a thought, laugh at it. ~Lao Tzu Worry is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere. ~Zen proverb If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing. ~Marc Chagall The mind should be trained to be a servant of the heart. Logic should serve love. And then life can become a festival of lights. ~Osho Thought can organize the world so well that you are no longer able to see it. ~Anthony de Mello The mind may accept or deny that you are awareness, but either way it can’t really understand. It cannot comprehend. Thought cannot comprehend what is beyond thought. ~Adyashanti Life is a mystery, which means your thinking mind cannot make sense out of it. ~Anthony de Mello For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but will not fly. ~Kahlil Gibran To be here, all you have to do is let go of who you think you are. That’s all! And then you realize, “I’m here.” Here is where thoughts aren’t believed. Every time you come here, you are nothing. Radiantly nothing. Absolutely and eternally zero. Emptiness that is awake. Emptiness that is full. Emptiness that is everything. ~Adyashanti Memory is a false witness, because it was not present at the time of the activity reported as being remember. ~Atmananda Krishna Menon The mind creates the abyss, and the heart crosses it. ~Nisargadatta Maharaj Here it is–right now. Start thinking about it and you miss it. ~Huang-Po I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It’s amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor. ~D.H. Lawrence He never really found his Self because he wanted to trap it in the net of thoughts. ~Hermann Hesse The only thing that identifies you with a painful condition is thought. ~Kenneth G. Mills Being must be felt. It can’t be thought. ~Eckhart Tolle Life is simple–thinking is complicated. ~Peter Cajander There is nothing wrong with a thought as long as you know it’s a thought. The difficulty lies when you have a thought and don’t recognize it as a thought; you call it your condition. ~Kenneth G. Mills Awake. Be the witness of your thoughts. You are what observes, not what you observe. ~Buddha Reality can only be seen in the absence of thought and belief. ~Scott Kiloby No thought can tell you who you are. ~Michael Jeffreys When you are willing to stop looking for something in thought, you find everything in silence. ~Gangaji Thinking produces noisy and wrong action. Seeing allows silent and right action. ~Vernon Howard Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking. ~ Kahlil Gibran Confused by thoughts, we experience duality in life. Unencumbered by ideas, the enlightened see the one Reality. ~Hui-Neng Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them. ~Eckhart Tolle Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves. ~Swami Sivananda As you dissolve into love, you’re not thinking about loving; you’re just being love, radiating like the sun. ~Ram Dass You can know something without it become words in your mind. Be able to trust in that deeper intelligence that can move through you. ~Eckhart Tolle In the gap between thoughts, nonconceptual wisdom shines continuously. ~Milarepa The heart surrenders everything to the moment. The mind judges and holds back. ~Ram Dass Instead of thinking outside the box, get rid of the box. ~Deepak Chopra Something that is not touched by thought has an extraordinary sense of beauty ~ J. Krishnamurti A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thought. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion. ~Alan Watts Don’t think or judge, just listen. ~Sarah Dessen Caught by our own thoughts, we worry about everything. But once we get drunk on Love whatever will be, will be. ~Rumi Thoughts come and go like leaves in the wind, but the core of consciousness is forever. ~Deepak Chopra Love all your thoughts, even those that are limited or fearful. Think of them as small children needing your love and reassurance. If you catch a negative thought, don’t make yourself wrong for having it. Love all your negative thoughts and they will have far less power over you. ~Orin We are often so identified with whatever thoughts we may be having that we don’t realize that the thoughts are a commentary on reality. ~Gangaji Truth is that which lies in a dimension beyond the reach of thought. Whole- mind has no ‘thoughts’, thoughts are split-mind. ~Wei Wu Wei Thoughts are just what is. They appear. They’re innocent. They’re not personal. They’re like the breeze or the leaves on the trees or the raindrops falling. Thoughts arise like that, and we can make friends with them. Would you argue with a raindrop? ~Byron Katie I think—therefore I do not understand. ~Swami Vrhka Baba The secret isn’t that you’re not being told. The secret is that you’re not able to hear. ~Ram Dass Until the storm of conceptual thinking subsides and the mind learns to rest in a fasting state, one’s true nature must remain unknown and inaccessible. ~Ramesh Balkesar The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing. ~Eric Benne Spontaneous true happiness is beyond thoughts. It is the wisdom of the Self. ~Tony Samara Thoughts are like sunglasses; they don’t alter your view until you put them on. ~Michael Jeffreys The silent gap between your thoughts is your window to the cosmic mind. ~Deepak Chopra Thought can never capture the movement of life, it is much too slow. ~U.G. Krishnamurti Restless thoughts are a kind of mental ‘static’ which must be silenced if we are to hear the whispers of our inner self. ~John Novak But opinions, judgments, memories, dreaming about the future—ninety percent of the thoughts spinning around in our heads have no essential reality. ~Charlotte J. Beck When we stay fixed on one person, thought or situation, we get caught in the grip of self-centered thoughts. The more we give attention to that which is upsetting, the more strength it has to rule our lives. ~Brenda Shoshanna