Leonard Orr Quotes

Who was Leonard Orr?

Leonard Orr was an American controversial therapist in the field of rebirth, trauma healing and breathwork.

Orr wrote many books on the subject of breath awareness, rebirth and immortality.

Born November 15, 1937
Died September 5, 2019
Aged 81 years old

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Best 21 Quotes by Leonard Orr

“Anytime you ignore that urgency barrier and relax through that urgency barrier, you come upon and turn into self-knowledge.”

“At a certain point I wondered what would happen if I guided a person into that breathing with or without the water.”

“Birth is the scariest event of most peoples' lives. You have to feel safe enough in your own mind before you can remember your own birth.”

“Boredom is the effort used in suppressing something negative.”

“During one of my early seminars, there were a bunch of seminar junkies there.”

“I am always in the right place at the right time successfully engaged in the right activity whether I know it or not.”

“I have this problem in the rebirthing community because it's so powerful sometimes, I get thrown out because people want to do things a certain way and they are just not open to new ideas, so they don't want me to come around.”

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“I just refer to myself as being Spirit, Mind and Body like everybody else and working toward the mastery of my natural divinity and the healing of my emotional mind.”

“I noticed every time I spent a lot of time in the bathtub, I would just get fantastic realizations about myself, and they were so valuable and liberating.”

“I realized that the experiences were so intense for people that they needed to have at least 10 experiences before they got through the drama, the physiological-emotional drama, and could rebirth themselves.”

“If you are willing to discipline yourself, the physical universe won't need to discipline you.”

“It takes as much imagination to create debt as to create income.”

“Personal law is simply the thought that controls your mind and your life more than any other thought. Finding that thought is the most valuable knowledge that you can have about yourself. It is like the leverage on personal change. It enables you to change very efficiently.”

“The average session takes about one to two hours. It's totally amazing because when a person breathes, they go through one stage of relaxation after another, and every stage releases tension.”

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“The completed energy cycle is a totally miraculous healing experience, and people healed themselves of all kinds of diseases-migraines, epilepsy, asthma, heart disease and just everything you can imagine disappeared in the tub when people were breathing with the snorkel. It was fantastic. Even diabetes in some cases. Diabetes is kind of a tough one. It takes a while.”

“The mind and the breath are the king and queen of human consciousness.”

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“When clients tell me how much they suffered from the actions of family members, my first question to their conscious mind is, 'If you had not been exposed to this person as a child, what would you now lack in understanding?'

It may take a while, but the answer is in our minds. There are spiritual reasons for our being raised as children around certain kinds of people, just as other people are designated to be near us as adults.”

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“The more riches you have, the more you can share. So I like to share everything that I have that's of value.”

“The stresses, strains, and traumas of ordinary daily existence in the process of working and living tend to inhibit our breathing ability.”

“Warm water rebirthing has a tendency to regress people to birth memories and prenatal states of consciousness.”

“What the thinker thinks, the prover proves.”

“When people achieve a certain level of success, if they haven't healed that core fear, then they don't want anybody to rock the boat because they are afraid of losing the little success that they have. They don't realize that if they would just open the door and expand a little bit they could have twice as much success with less struggle and effort, but people are addicted to struggle.”