Meister Eckhart Quotes

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The quickest horse that carries you to perfection is suffering.

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What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.
— Meister Eckhart
If the only prayer you say in your entire life is "Thank You," that would suffice.

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What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
— Meister Eckhart
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
— Meister Eckhart
If you seek the kernel, then you must break the shell. And likewise, if you would know the reality of Nature, you must destroy the appearance, and the further you go beyond the appearance the nearer you will be to the essence.
— Meister Eckhart

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