Thích Nhất Hạnh Quotes

Why should I know Thích Nhất Hạnh?

Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnames Zen Buddhist known as the father of mindfullness.

Born October 11, 1926

Best 12 Quotes by Thích Nhất Hạnh

“Enlightenment is growing all the time. It is not something that happens once and is then complete.”

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“For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them.”

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“Life is available only in the present moment.”

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“No one has ever lived in the past or the future, only the now.”

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“People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?”

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“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.”

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“Sitting in meditation is nourishment for your spirit and nourishment for your body, as well.”

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“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”

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“To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth. The problem is to see reality as it is.”

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“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”

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“We are all the leaves of one tree. We are all the waves of one sea.”

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“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help.”

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