Don Miguel Ruiz Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Don Miguel Ruiz
Walking away may hurt for a while, but your heart will eventually heal.
You will find that you don’t need to trust others as much as you need to trust yourself to make the right choices.
Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally... Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves.
If you live in a past dream, you don’t enjoy what is happening right now because you will always wish it to be different than it is.
Not enjoying what is happening right now is living in the past and being only half alive.
You can have many great ideas in your head, but what makes the difference is the action. Without action upon an idea, there will be no manifestation, no results, and no reward.
If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you.
If others tell us something we make assumptions, and if they don’t tell us something we make assumptions to fulfill our need to know and to replace the need to communicate.
Even if we hear something and we don’t understand we make assumptions about what it means and then believe the assumptions. We make all sorts of assumptions because we don’t have the courage to ask questions.
I will no longer allow anyone to manipulate my mind and control my life in the name of love.
The best way to say, “I love you, God,” is to live your life doing your best.
The best way to say, “Thank you, God,” is by letting go of the past and living in the present moment, right here and now.
Letting go of the past means you can enjoy the dream that is happening right now.
Whatever life takes away from you, let it go.
When you surrender and let go of the past, you allow yourself to be fully alive in the moment.
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
There is no time to miss anyone or anything because you are alive.
But it is not what I am saying that is hurting you; it is that you have wounds that I touch by what I have said. You are hurting yourself. There is no way I can take this personally.
Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama.
There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.
Wherever you go you will find people lying to you, and as your awareness grows, you will notice that you also lie to yourself.
Do not expect people to tell you the truth because they also lie to themselves.
You have to trust yourself and choose to believe or not to believe what someone says to you.
Be impeccable with your word. Don’t take anything personally. Don’t make assumptions. Always do your best.
It is when we lose control that we repress the emotions, not when we are in control.
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