Meister Eckhart Quotes.
Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.
To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.
What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.
The very best and noblest attainment in this life is to be silent and let God work and speak within. Therefore it is said: ‘In the midst of silence the secret word was spoken to me’.
Become aware of what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it, and give birth to it.
God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk.
When you are thwarted, it is your own attitude that is out of order.
What good is it to me that Mary gave birth to the son of God fourteen hundred years ago, and I do not also give birth to the Son of God in my time and in my culture? We are all meant to be mothers of God. God is always needing to be born.
If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.
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 eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God’s eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.
The soul does not grow by addition but by subtraction.
The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge.
Between God and Me there is no ‘Between’.
We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity… But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.