The Power of Now Quotes by Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment is written by Eckhart Tolle. This book tells us about living in the present movement and leaving the thought of the past or future. The quotes of this book are as powerful as this book is.  

The Power of Now Quotes by Eckhart Tolle

This book was published in the late 1990s since then many people have recommended this book. Even Oprah Winfrey has also recommended this book. 

  • Translated in 33 languages 
  • Sold more than 3 million copies 
  • Recommended by Oprah Winfrey

20 Best Quotes from The Power of Now

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.”

“I have lived with several Zen masters — all of them cats.”

“It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.”

“Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.”

“The present moment holds the key to liberation. But you cannot find the present moment as long as you are your mind.”

“…the past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions.”

“What a caterpillar calls the end of the world we call a butterfly.”

“Nothing has happened in the past; it happened in the Now. Nothing will ever happen in the future; it will happen in the Now.”

“Your outer journey may contain a million steps; your inner journey only has one: the step you are taking right now.”

“Reading is my passion and my escape since I was 5 years old. Overall, children don’t realize the magic that can live inside their own heads. Better even then any movie.”

“Where there is anger there is always pain underneath.”

“At the deepest level of Being, you are one with all that is”

“Thinking is only a small aspect of consciousness. Thought cannot exist without consciousness, but consciousness does not need thought”

“To the ego, the present moment hardly exists. Only past and future are considered important. It is always concerned with keeping the past alive, because without it—who are you?”

“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. It is not dependent on some other body, some external form.”

“If you find you’re here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options: remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally.”

“To suddenly see that you are or have been attached to your pain can be quite a shocking realization. The moment you realize this, you have broken the attachment.”

“Watch any plant or animal and let it teach you acceptance of what is, surrender to the Now. Let it teach you Being. Let it teach you integrity. Let it teach you how to live and how to die, and how not to make living and dying into a problem.”

“The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life. The pain that you create now is always some form of nonacceptance, some form of unconscious resistance to what “is.”

“Accept—then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life.”

Wrapping up

These are the best quotes that I handpicked from The Power of now book and I hope that these quotes will help you as well as helps me to overcome many demotivation. 

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