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33 Quotes About Attachment

33 Quotes About Attachment

List Of 33 Quotes About Attachment:

#1 Alejandro Jodorowsky

”Do not become attached to anything that can destroy you in the course of time.”

#2 Tilopa

”It’s not the appearance that binds you, it’s the attachment to the appearance that binds you.”

#3 Nale Doland Walsh

”There is nothing scary about life if you are not attached to results.”

#4 Stephen Levine

”Non-attachment is not the elimination of desire. It is the spaciousness to allow any quality of mind, any thought or feeling, to arise without closing around it, without eliminating the pure witness of being. It is an active receptivity to life.”

#5 Chanakya

”He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.”

#6 Mahatma Gandhi

”Those who cannot renounce attachment to the results of their work are far from the path.”

#7 Rajneesh

”Attachment is the food for the mind to continue. Non-attached witnessing is the way to stop it without any effort to stop it. And when you start enjoying those blissful moments, your capacity to retain them for longer periods arises.”

#8 Akiroq Brost

”Everything you think you know or feel is based on an attachment to the past.”

#9 Jaggi Vasudev

”When we say we have patterns, there is a cyclical movement to everything. Our psychological and emotional processes also have become cyclical largely because of a very strong attachment and involvement with physical process, and physical process has to be cyclical; only then we exist. Without out cyclical movement, there’ll be no physical existence.”

#10 Ramakrishna

”Pray to God that your attachment to such transitory things as wealth, name, and creature comforts may become less and less every day.”

#11 Dalai Lama

”Attachment constrains our vision so that we are not able to see things from a wider perspective.” 

#12 Osho

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”Attachment is the food for the mind to continue. Non-attached witnessing is the way to stop it without any effort to stop it. And when you start enjoying those blissful moments, your capacity to retain them for longer periods arises.”

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#13 Thich Nhat Hanh

”The wise do not consider the chains and shackles of jail to be the toughest restraints. The chains of attachment are the strongest of the ties that bind.”

#14 Eckhart TolleEckhart Tolle

”How do you let go of attachment to things? Don’t even try. It’s impossible. Attachment to things drops away by itself when you no longer seek to find yourself in them.”

#15 Buddha

”To be free from suffering, free yourself from attachments.” 

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#16 Miguel Ruiz Jr.

”The more attached you are to something, the more your vision is obscured and narrowed, sometimes to the point where you are convinced that there is only one way to proceed.”

#17 Helen Fisher

”Romantic love allows you to focus mating energy. Attachment sustains that relationship as long as necessary to raise your baby.”

#18 John Bruna

”When we love someone, we want them to be truly happy; we don’t have an attachment to them making us feel happy.”

#19 Swami Vivekananda

”Stand in the reverent attitude to the whole universe, and then will come perfect non-attachment.” 

#20 Anthon St. Maarten

”The greatest spiritual challenge is an attachment to material things. Even the most dedicated spiritual practice is meaningless when we are controlled by what we own.”

#21 Sogyal Rinpoche

”What we have to learn, in both meditation and in life, is to be free of attachment to the good experiences, and free of aversion to the negative ones.”

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#22 Hazrat Inayat Khan

”Love is a blessing, but it turns into a curse in attachment.”

#23 Bhagavad Gita

”Always perform your duty efficiently and without attachment to the results, because by doing work without attachment one attains the Supreme.”

#24 Dalai LamaDalai Lama Quotes On Kindness

”According to Buddhist psychology, most of our troubles stem from attachment to things that we mistakenly see as permanent.” 

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#25 Wayne W. Dyer

”Have a mind that is open to everything but attached to nothing.”

#26 Ramakrishna

”To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.”

#27 Shunya

“Attachment hurts you, detachment heals you back. At the end of the cycle, you are no longer the same person. This entire cyclic process is love. It evolves you. Attachment alone is not love.”

#28 Goswami Kriyananda

”Attachment is the state of ignorance or forgetfulness, and thus clinging to a memory of enjoyment.”

#29 Meister Eckhart

”For the person who has learned to let go and let be, nothing can ever get in the way again.”

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#30 Ram Dass

”A feeling of aversion or attachment toward something is your clue that there’s work to be done.”

#31 Guy Finley

”The secret self knows the anguish of our attachments and assures us that letting go of what we think we must have to be happy is the same as letting go of our unhappiness.”

#32 Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti

”I don’t mind what happens. That is the essence of inner freedom. It is a timeless spiritual truth: release attachment to outcomes, deep inside yourself, you’ll feel good no matter what.”

#33 Simone Weil

“Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be obtained only by someone who is detached.”

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