Mindfulness Quotes (44) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of Mindfulness. Abundance is seen as an overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number. 


“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”
~ Thich Nhat Hanh, 

“In the end, just three things matter:
How well we have lived
How well we have loved
How well we have learned to let go”
~ Jack Kornfield

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” 
~  Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation

“Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.”
~ Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

“Don’t let a day go by without asking who you are
… each time you let a new ingredient to enter your awareness.”
~ Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: 
Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life

“You might be tempted to avoid the messiness of daily living for the tranquility of stillness and peacefulness. This of course would be an attachment to stillness, and like any strong attachment, it leads to delusion. It arrests development and short-circuits the cultivation of wisdom.”
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn,

“As we encounter new experiences with a mindful and wise attention, we discover that one of three things will happen to our new experience: it will go away, it will stay the same, or it will get more intense. whever happens does not really matter.”
~  Jack Kornfield, 

“Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively.”
~ Sharon Salzberg, 

“Mindfulness, also called wise attention, helps us see what we’re adding to our experiences, not only during meditation sessions but also elsewhere.”
~ Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation

“True compassion is undirected & holds no conceptual focus. That kind of genuine, true compassion is only possible after realizing emptiness.”
~ Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Carefree Dignity: Discourses on Training in the Nature of Mind

"Mindfulness meditation should be more than just watching what you are doing. What you really need to watch is your motivation."
~ Lama Zopa Rinpoche

"Mindfulness, as defined by the Buddha, means awareness of incessant change, of arising and vanishing, inside of your own body, which is the ultimate reality of your own life."
~ Paul Fleischman

"Mindfulness means moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness. It is cultivated by refining our capacity to pay attention, intentionally, in the present moment, and then sustaining that attention over time as best we can. In the process, we become more in touch with our life as it is unfolding."
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

"When we are mindful of everything we are experiencing in the present moment, we separate our awareness from our thoughts."
~ Master Nomi

"Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom. You don't have to be swept away by your feeling. You can respond with wisdom and kindness rather than habit and reactivity."
~ Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

"Mindfulness meditation is the embrace of any and all mind states in awareness, without preferring one to another."
~ Ph.d, Jon Kabat-Zinn

"With mindfulness - the practice of peace - we can begin by working to transform the wars in ourselves. Conscious breathing helps us do this."
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

"Be mindful 24 hours a day, not just during the one hour you may allot for formal meditation or reading scripture and reciting prayers. Each act must be carried out in mindfulness."
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

"If we practice mindfulness, we always have a place to be when we are afraid."
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

"The practice of mindfulness begins in the small, remote cave of your unconscious mind and blossoms with the sunlight of your conscious life, reaching far beyond the people and places you can see."
~ Earon Davis.

"Mindfulness is the miracle by which we master and restore ourselves."
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

"Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece."  
~ Nadia Boulanger              

"Creativity, which is the expression of our originality, helps us stay mindful that what we bring to the world is completely original and cannot be compared."           
~ Brene Brown    

"It is better to travel well than to arrive." 
~ Buddha               

"The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention."   
~ Julia Cameron   

"As long as we're caught up in always looking for certainty and happiness, rather than honoring the taste and smell and quality of exactly what is happening, as long as we're always running from discomfort, we're going to be caught in a cycle of unhappiness and discomfort, and we will feel weaker and weaker. This way of seeing helps us develop inner strength. And what's especially encouraging is the view that inner strength is available to us at just the moment when we think that we've hit the bottom, when things are at their worst."
~ Pema Chodron 

"Luck is largely a matter of paying attention."        
~ Susan M. Dodd

"Always make new mistakes."     
~ Esther Dyson    

"How much of your life do you spend looking forward to being somewhere else?"              
~ Matthew Flickstein        

"Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least."       
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   

"Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet."
~ Thich Nhat Hanh              

"Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths"     
~ Etty Hillesum     

"The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little."
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn 

"Mindfulness is the cure for everything; the essence of being alive."
~ Ellen Langer       

"To be mindfully engaged is the most natural, creative state we can be in."            
~ Ellen Langler      

"When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep; yes, and when I walk alone in a beautiful orchard, if my thoughts drift to far-off matters for some part of the time for some other part I lead them back again to the walk, the orchard, to the sweetness of this solitude, to myself."   
~ Montaigne         

"Nature herself does not distinguish between what seed it receives. It grows whatever seed is planted; this is the way life works. Be mindful of the seeds you plant today, as they will become the crop you harvest."         
~ Mary Morrissey               

"Instructions for life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it." 
~ Mary Oliver       

"To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work."   
~ Mary Oliver       

"Sit. Be still. And listen…for you are drunk and we are at the edge of the roof."     
~ Rumi     

"I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention." 
~ Diane Sawyer   

"Life is sweet when you pay attention. When it doesn't seem sweet, put a sticker on your nose and do a funky dance."   
~ Whitney Scott  

"We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken us a lifetime to learn…for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together…this is the great paradox."           
~ Nicholas Sparks

"Ignoring your passion is like dying a slow death…Passion whispers to you through your feelings, beckoning you toward your highest good. Pay attention to what makes you feel energized, connected, stimulated- what gives you your juice. Do what you love, give it back in the form of service, and you will do more than succeed. You will triumph."            
~ Oprah Winfrey 

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