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25 Zen Quotes and Proverbs

1. "The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet
The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive. (Alan Watts);  #ZenQuotesandProverbs
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2. "Once you realize that the road is the goal and that you are always on the road, not to reach a goal, but to enjoy its beauty and its wisdom, life ceases to be a task and becomes natural and simple, in itself an ecstasy." (Nisargadatta Maharaj) Click to tweet
Once you realize that the road is the goal and that you are always on the road, not to reach a goal, but to enjoy its beauty and its wisdom, life ceases to be a task and becomes natural and simple, in itself an ecstasy. (Nisargadatta Maharaj);  #ZenQuotesandProverbs
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3. "Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day." (Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

4. "If we do not know how to take care of ourselves and to love ourselves, we cannot take care of the people we love. Loving oneself is the foundation for loving another person." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

5. "Upon retiring, sleep as if you had entered your last sleep. Upon awakening, leave your bed behind you instantly as if you had cast away a pair of old shoes." (Soyen Shaku) Click to tweet

6. "If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

7. "Realize that life will never be how you want it to be. Jump in regardless. The jump itself is living; its whole spectrum, its entire beauty." (Mr. Mircea) Click to tweet

8. "When i feel like dancing, i dance. I don’t care if anyone else is dancing or if everyone else is laughing at me. I dance." (Rachel Danson) Click to tweet

9. "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is a miracle." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

10. "I don’t have a preconception of a perfect day because if i did then it would ruin the day that i was living." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

11. "To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

12. "The less you judge things, including the contents of your mind, the more clearly you’ll see them." (Robert Wright) Click to tweet

13. "Suffering is how life tells you that you are resisting or misperceiving what is real and true." (Adyashanti) Click to tweet

14. "My experience is that the teachers we need most are the people we’re living with right now." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

15. "The most important point is to accept yourself and stand on your two feet." (Shunryu Suzuki) Click to tweet

16. "Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most." (Buddha) Click to tweet

17. "Have the fearless attitude of a hero and the loving heart of a child." (Soyen Shaku) Click to tweet

18. "Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know." (Pema Chodron) Click to tweet

19. "Have a mind that is open to everything and attached to nothing." (Tilopa) Click to tweet

20. "The problem with winning the rat race is: you’re still a rat." (Lily Tomlin) Click to tweet

21. "The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

22. "The good life can be as simple as just paying attention." (Charlie Ambler) Click to tweet

23. "The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

24. "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." (Zen Proverb) Click to tweet

25. "Don’t believe everything you think." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet