Eat Pray And Love Quotes by Elizabeth Gilbert, Dante Alighieri, Saint Augustine, Kabir and many others.
You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.
To feel physically comfortable with someone else’s body is not a decision you make. It has very little thing to do with how two people think or act or talk or even look. The mysterious magnet is either there, buried somewhere deep behind the sternum, or it is not.
We’re miserable because we think that we are mere individuals, alone with our fears and flaws and resentment and mortality.
The more exquisitely and delightfully you can do nothing, the higher your life’s achievement.
The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. I didn’t want to destroy anything or anybody. I just wanted to slip quietly out the back door, without causing any fuss or consequences, and then not stop running until I reached Greenland.
We have hands; we can stand on them if we want to. That’s our privilege. That’s the joy of a mortal body. And that’s why God needs us. Because God loves to feel things through our hands.
Yet what keeps me from dissolving right now into a complete fairy-tale shimmer is this solid truth, a truth which has veritably built my bones over the last few years–I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue.
Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.
The Yogic scriptures say that God responds to the sacred prayers and efforts of human beings in any way whatsoever that mortals choose to worship – just so long as those prayers are sincere.
Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots.
The resting place of the mind is the heart. The only thing the mind hears all day is clanging bells and noise and argument, and all it wants is quietude. The only place the mind will ever find peace is inside the silence of the heart. That’s where you need to go.
The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving.
But never again use another person’s body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilling yearnings.
Devotion is diligence without assurance. Faith is a way of saying “Yes, I pre-accept the terms of the universe and I embrace in advance what I am presently incapable of understanding.
The resting place of the mind is the heart.
At some point, you gotta let go, and sit still, and allow contentment to come to you.
What worked yesterday doesn’t always work today.