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38 Quotes by Gary Zukav – The Author of The Seat of the Soul

38 Quotes by Gary Zukav – The Author of The Seat of the Soul

Gary Zukav is an American spiritual teacher and author best known for his book ”The Seat of the Soul.” The book was a No. 1 New York Times Best Seller for 31 weeks.

Zukav also penned The Dancing Wu Li Masters, Thoughts from the Seat of the Soul, Thoughts from the Heart of the Soul, and Spiritual Partnership.

He is a former US Army Special Forces officer and a graduate of Harvard University.

Gary alongside Linda Francis co-founded the Seat of the Soul Institute in 1999.

List of 38 Quotes by Gary Zukav:

#1 ”What is in one is in the whole, and therefore, ultimately, each soul is responsible for the world.”

#2 ”Every human after whom our religions are named spoke of nonphysical realms of experience, and of consequences that occur in them that are created by actions in the physical realm.” (Sage Journals)

#3 ”External power is the ability to manipulate and control. Authentic power is the alignment of the personality with the soul.”

#4 ”When perception of the physical world is limited to the five-sensory modality, the basis of life in the physical arena becomes fear.”

#5 ”Emotional awareness requires becoming aware of physical sensations in specific areas of your body.” (Source)

#6 ”Morality is a human creation. The Universe does not judge.”

#7 ”All of our experiences in this lifetime are karmic necessities.”

#8 ”Every action, thought, and feeling is motivated by an intention, and that intention is a cause that exists as one with an effect.”

#9 ”Knowing how to create authentic power is like owning a treasure map.”

#10 ”The loving personality seeks not to control, but to nurture, not to dominate, but to empower.”

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#11 ”Intimacy is letting your guard down. You welcome the world instead of resisting it.”

#12 ”The soul is not physical, yet it is the force field of your being.”

#13 ”Try to realize, and truly realize, that what stands between you and a different life are matters of responsible choice.”

#14 ”Reverence is simply the #experience of accepting that all life is, in and of itself, of value.”

#15 ”Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.”

#16 ”If you cannot love yourself, you cannot love others and you cannot stand to see others loved.”

#17 ”Every action has an intention. Even not acting and not speaking are actions, and each has an intention.”

#18 ”The path to reverence is through your heart, and only an awareness of your feelings can open your heart.”

#19 ”When you pursue authentic power, you do not hold others responsible for your experiences.”

#20 ”You cannot find your soul with your mind, you must use your heart.”

#21 ”When you become completely loving and kind without fear and without thought of harming others, you graudate from the Earth school.”

#22 ”We are beginning to glimpse that neither consciousness nor responsibility ends at death, and that everything we experience holds out to us the potential of spiritual development.”

#23 ”Boredom is a flight from what is important. Like workaholism and perfectionism, it is a way of distracting yourself from inner experiences.”

#24 ”Your emotions tell you what your soul wants you to know. When you ignore or repress emotions, you lose important information.”

#25 ”Even when you think you know your intention, you may have other intentions that you are not aware of and, if so, they will shape your experiences.”

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#26 ”If your addiction lingers, ask yourself if you really want to release it, because in your heart you do not.”

#27 ”Your life can explode with potential that had little possibility of developing the day before, if you are open to it.”

#28 ”The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place.”

#29 ”When you choose the energy of your soul-creating with the intentions of love, forgiveness, humbleness, and clarity–you gain power.”

#30 ”When love is obstructed totally, there is still the power of love surrounding that obstruction.”

#31 ”The physical law of cause and effect is a limited version of the nonphysical law of cause and effect.”

#32 ”A responsible choice is a choice that creates consequences that you are willing to assume responsibility for.”

#33 ”No dynamic other than your own ability to distinguish within yourself between love and fear and choose love can change you, moment by moment, decision by decision.”

#34 ”What is nonsense, and what is not, then, may be merely a matter of perspective.”

#35 ”Every experience of anger, jealousy, resentment, and fear sends you spinning out of control.”

#36 ”Love is the signal. The only way to receive the signal is to eliminate the noise – fear.”

#37 ”The dynamic is the same whether the change appears minor, major, or ultimate – resistance to change, not change itself, creates stress.”

#38 ”If you want to have the kind of relationship that your heart yearns for, you have to create it. You can’t depend on somebody else creating it for you.”

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