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Quotes Tagged ‘non-spiritual’

“I'm thankful to be breathing on this side of the grass. Whatever comes, comes.”

by Ron Perlman
Tags: death, non-spiritual, gratitude



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“Our practice cannot be perfect, but without being discouraged by this, we should continue it. This is the secret of practice.”

by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi
Tags: improvement, practice, perfectionism, perfect, non-spiritual



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“Meditation is not a mindless formula that gives automatic and predictable results; you can never really predict exactly what will come up during any particular session. It is an investigation and an experiment, an adventure every time.”

by Bhante Gunaratana from Mindfulness in Plain English
Tags: meditation, non-spiritual, meditation as fun, novelty, investigation



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“All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.”

by Blaise Pascal
Tags: non-spiritual, European, quiet, sitting, patience, stillness



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“Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.”

by Jon Kabat-Zinn from Wherever You Go, There You Are
Tags: Wherever You Go There You Are, mindfulness, non-spiritual, Jon Kabat-Zinn



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“Seven attitudinal factors constitute the major pillars of mindfulness practice as we teach it in the stress clinic. They are non-judging, patience, a beginner’s mind, trust, non-striving, acceptance, and letting go.”

by Jon Kabat-Zinn from Full Catastrophe Living
Tags: Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn, non-spiritual, acceptance, patience, stress, letting go, mindfulness



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“Everyone loves something, even if it's only tortillas.”

by Chogyam Trungpa
Tags: love, compassion, non-spiritual, others, kindness, Chogyam Trungpa



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“If I cannot live with myself, there must be two of me.”

by Eckhart Tolle
Tags: non-spiritual, non-identification, no self, modern koan, Eckhart Tolle



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