51 Total Quotes

Meister Eckhart Quotes

Meister Eckhart
God is at home; it is we who have gone for a walk.
Meister Eckhart
#German Philosopher #Belief

Meister Eckhart
What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action
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#Action

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If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.
Meister Eckhart
#German Philosopher #Creation

Meister Eckhart
You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.
Meister Eckhart
#German Philosopher #Compassion

Meister Eckhart
No-one knows what the soul is.. But what we do know is, the soul is where God works compassion.
Meister Eckhart
#Compassion

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The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge.
Meister Eckhart
#German Philosopher #Behavior

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What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.
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#German Philosopher

Meister Eckhart
Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure.
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#German Philosopher

Meister Eckhart
You must learn an inner solitude, wherever or with whomsoever you may be. You must learn to penetrate things and find God there, to get a strong impression of God firmly fixed in your mind.
Meister Eckhart
#Solitude

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Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.
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#German Philosopher

Meister Eckhart
Every creature is a word of God
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#God

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The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
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#German Philosopher

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He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment.
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#German Philosopher

Meister Eckhart
Whoever possesses God in their being, has him in a divine manner, and he shines out to them in all things; for them all things taste of God and in all things it is God's image that they see.
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#God

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There exists only the present instant... a Now which always and without end is itself new. There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow, but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as it will be a thousand years hence.
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#German Philosopher

Meister Eckhart
Jesus might have said, ''I became man for you. If you do not become God for me, you wrong me.''
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#God

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The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.
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#German Philosopher

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The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.
Meister Eckhart
#German Philosopher #God

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To be right, a person must do one of two things: either he must learn to have God in his work and hold fast to him there, or he must give up his work altogether. Since, however, we cannot live without activities that are both human and various, we must learn to keep God I everything we do, and whatever the job or place, keep on with him, letting nothing stand in our way.
Meister Eckhart
#Right And Rightness

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Time is what keeps the light from reaching us. There is no greater obstacle to God than time: and not only time but temporalities, not only temporal things but temporal affections, not only temporal affections but the very taint and smell of time.
Meister Eckhart
#Time And Time Management

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The seed of God is in us. Given an intelligent and hard-working farmer, it will thrive and grow up to God, whose seed it is; and accordingly its fruits will be God-nature. Pear seeds grow into pear trees, nut seeds into nut trees, and God-seed into God.
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#God

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A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice.
Meister Eckhart
#German Philosopher #Justice

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It is a fair trade and an equal exchange: to the extent that you depart from things, thus far, no more and no less, God enters into you with all that is his, as far as you have stripped yourself of yourself in all things. It is here that you should b
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#Trade

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Man goes far away or near but God never goes far-off; he is always standing close at hand, and even if he cannot stay within he goes no further than the door.
Meister Eckhart
#German Philosopher