Meister Eckhart Quotes

39 Meister Eckhart quotes:

"What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action"
Author: Eckhart Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk."
"If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself."
"The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge."
"God is at home; it is we who have gone for a walk."
"You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion."
"No-one knows what the soul is.. But what we do know is, the soul is where God works compassion."
Author: Eckhart Quotes Category: Compassion Quotes
"Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure."
"What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love."
"Only the hand that erases can write the true thing."
"The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake."
"He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment."
"The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great."
"The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me."
"A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice."
"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."
"The more we have the less we own."
"The knower and the known are one. Simple people imagine that they should see God as if he stood there and they here. This is not so. God and I, we are one in knowledge."
"To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God."
"A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there."

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