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Zen Quotes: "There is nowhere to arrive except the present moment."

There is nowhere to arrive except the present moment.




Zen Quotes: "What we can change is our perceptions, which have the effect of changing everything."

What we can change is our perceptions, which have the effect of changing everything.



Zen Quotes: "Meditation is to be aware of what is going on: in your body, in your feelings, in your mind, and in the world."

Meditation is to be aware of what is going on: in your body, in your feelings, in your mind, and in the world.



Zen Quotes: "The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?"

The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?




Zen Quotes: "When you blame, you open up a world of excuses, because as long as you're looking outside, you miss the opportunity to look inside, and you continue to suffer."

When you blame, you open up a world of excuses, because as long as you're looking outside, you miss the opportunity to look inside, and you continue to suffer.



Zen Quotes: "Each situation is a blossom to be picked with a curious spirit."

Each situation is a blossom to be picked with a curious spirit.



Zen Quotes: "If you have mindfulness, if you feel safe, you recognize that you have plenty of conditions to be happy already, and that you don't need to run into the future in order to get a few more conditions."

If you have mindfulness, if you feel safe, you recognize that you have plenty of conditions to be happy already, and that you don't need to run into the future in order to get a few more conditions.




Zen Quotes: "I have lived with several Zen masters -- all of them cats."

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



Zen Quotes: "The son needs the father to have access to his source, and the father needs the son to have access to the future and the infinite."

The son needs the father to have access to his source, and the father needs the son to have access to the future and the infinite.



Zen Quotes: "Courage is often associated with aggression, but instead should be seen as a willingness to act from the heart."

Courage is often associated with aggression, but instead should be seen as a willingness to act from the heart.




Zen Quotes: "Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be."

Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.




Zen Quotes: "So, without telling any of my Zen-snob buddies, I liked to pretend everything was the Pure Land, that my life was already perfect as it was."

So, without telling any of my Zen-snob buddies, I liked to pretend everything was the Pure Land, that my life was already perfect as it was.



Zen Quotes: "Letting go takes a lot of courage sometimes. But once you let go, happiness comes very quickly. You won't have to go around search for it."

Letting go takes a lot of courage sometimes. But once you let go, happiness comes very quickly. You won't have to go around search for it.



Zen Quotes: "Love was never meant to be contained solely in our hearts, just as life in a seed was always meant to break through into the world and become beauty to be shared."

Love was never meant to be contained solely in our hearts, just as life in a seed was always meant to break through into the world and become beauty to be shared.



Zen Quotes: "The universe and the law of attraction speak a language that knows no words, only discerning your intent through sacrifice and what you are willing to give up."

The universe and the law of attraction speak a language that knows no words, only discerning your intent through sacrifice and what you are willing to give up.



Zen Quotes: "If you want to be free of the wars of the world, begin by resolving the wars within you. If you want to see the world at peace, create peace within your mind."

If you want to be free of the wars of the world, begin by resolving the wars within you. If you want to see the world at peace, create peace within your mind.



Zen Quotes: "All is contained within the silence of death, the quietest and the loudest sound in the universe."

All is contained within the silence of death, the quietest and the loudest sound in the universe.



Zen Quotes: "I didn’t know that the times we spent together on the weekends, the times that we laughed together, and the times you helped me out was your way of silently wishing me a beautiful goodbye."

I didn’t know that the times we spent together on the weekends, the times that we laughed together, and the times you helped me out was your way of silently wishing me a beautiful goodbye.



Zen Quotes: "With nowhere to go, we have everywhere else to go."

With nowhere to go, we have everywhere else to go.



Zen Quotes: "As I naturally go through a full range of emotions in my life, I mustn’t feel ashamed for feeling lost, for it is honest and human to feel such."

As I naturally go through a full range of emotions in my life, I mustn’t feel ashamed for feeling lost, for it is honest and human to feel such.



Zen Quotes: "When you catch yourself slipping into a pool of negativity, notice how it derives from nothing other than resistance to the current situation."

When you catch yourself slipping into a pool of negativity, notice how it derives from nothing other than resistance to the current situation.



Zen Quotes: "It is both dangerous and absurd for our world to be a group of communions mutually excommunicate."

It is both dangerous and absurd for our world to be a group of communions mutually excommunicate.



Zen Quotes: "She trailed behind Baba and Jiji as they left the palace, nightingales singing a sad farewell."

She trailed behind Baba and Jiji as they left the palace, nightingales singing a sad farewell.



Zen Quotes: "Who we are now is all that really matters."

Who we are now is all that really matters.




Zen Quotes: "What makes human life--which is inseparable from this moment--so precious is its fleeting nature. And not that it doesn't last but that it never returns again."

What makes human life--which is inseparable from this moment--so precious is its fleeting nature. And not that it doesn't last but that it never returns again.



Zen Quotes: "One master defines Zen as the art of feeling the polar star in the southern sky. Truth can be reached only through the comprehension of opposites."

One master defines Zen as the art of feeling the polar star in the southern sky. Truth can be reached only through the comprehension of opposites.



Zen Quotes: "Even the most aware of us do not realize the infinite power we possess or the magnitude of the ability we have to create, transmute, and transcend."

Even the most aware of us do not realize the infinite power we possess or the magnitude of the ability we have to create, transmute, and transcend.



Zen Quotes: "The zenith of the peak of mountains has to be balanced by the nadir of the depth of the seas."

The zenith of the peak of mountains has to be balanced by the nadir of the depth of the seas.



Zen Quotes: "It is very possible to acknowledge another person’s concerns without entering into their vibration."

It is very possible to acknowledge another person’s concerns without entering into their vibration.



Zen Quotes: "To think, or not to think...This is the true question."

To think, or not to think...This is the true question.



Zen Quotes: "A single thought can shift your entire world."

A single thought can shift your entire world.




Zen Quotes: "Mindfulness helps you understand that the past is gone, can’t be changed and all the lessons are already learned."

Mindfulness helps you understand that the past is gone, can’t be changed and all the lessons are already learned.



Zen Quotes: "We're all in this together and we don't have much time."

We're all in this together and we don't have much time.



Zen Quotes: "This will never come again"

This will never come again



Zen Quotes: "With silence comes mindfulness, and thus we become better at choosing our words with kind intent before we express them."

With silence comes mindfulness, and thus we become better at choosing our words with kind intent before we express them.



Zen Quotes: "I’m not here to disagree with people or try to change anyone’s mind. I’m just here to accept and love others right where they are – no matter their belief systems or backgrounds."

I’m not here to disagree with people or try to change anyone’s mind. I’m just here to accept and love others right where they are – no matter their belief systems or backgrounds.



Zen Quotes: "Sharpen your sword daily, and let it serve your true master: YOU. You and the Master are one"

Sharpen your sword daily, and let it serve your true master: YOU. You and the Master are one



Zen Quotes: "The more you engage in any type of emotion or behavior, the greater your desire for it will become."

The more you engage in any type of emotion or behavior, the greater your desire for it will become.



Zen Quotes: "A ‘caring’ judgment is still a judgment. And any form of judgment creates blocks and stagnation."

A ‘caring’ judgment is still a judgment. And any form of judgment creates blocks and stagnation.



Zen Quotes: "Stay in the center, and you will be ready to move in any direction."

Stay in the center, and you will be ready to move in any direction.



Zen Quotes: "The mind's best trick is the illusion that it exists."

The mind's best trick is the illusion that it exists.



Zen Quotes: "To practice with an end in view is to have one eye on the practice and the other on the end, which is lack of concentration, lack of sincerity."

To practice with an end in view is to have one eye on the practice and the other on the end, which is lack of concentration, lack of sincerity.



Zen Quotes: "The blossoms fall just once each winter, yet in our memories, they fall every day."

The blossoms fall just once each winter, yet in our memories, they fall every day.



Zen Quotes: "No ideals. No illusions. Just reality - but more perfect than you’ve ever imagined. That’s what being mindful and living in the present means."

No ideals. No illusions. Just reality - but more perfect than you’ve ever imagined. That’s what being mindful and living in the present means.



Zen Quotes: "The brush must draw by itself. This cannot happen if one does not practice constantly. But neither can it happen if one makes an effort."

The brush must draw by itself. This cannot happen if one does not practice constantly. But neither can it happen if one makes an effort.



Zen Quotes: "...it should be remembered that men always prize that most which is least enjoyed."

...it should be remembered that men always prize that most which is least enjoyed.