Deepak Chopra quotes on life, improvement, health, success, choices and other topics.
Deepak Chopra is an Indian American author, public speaker, doctor, and philosopher. He is one of the most recognizable authorities on self-development.
Deepak Chopra has left a promising role as chief of medicine at a New England hospital to pursue alternative healing methods. Since then, has published more than 80 books.
Deepak has been a frequent guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. In her show, he popularized Eastern approaches to holistic health and wellness.
Through his lectures and books, Deepak Chopra has spread awareness of how focusing on mind-body health can complement conventional medicine.
Deepak Chopra Quotes
“Miracles happen every day. Not just in remote country villages or at holy sites halfway across the globe, but here, in our own lives.”
“Pay attention to that unchanging part of yourself. It is perfect. At the source of life, and only there, one finds peace, harmony, and the undisturbed contentment of bliss.”
“You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.”
“Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.”
“The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone. It requires no force or effort or sacrifice. It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal.”
“There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.”
“Karma is experience, and experience creates memory, and memory creates imagination and desire, and desire creates karma again. If I buy a cup of coffee, that’s karma. I now have that memory that might give me the potential desire for having cappuccino, and I walk into Starbucks, and there’s karma all over again.”
“The secret of attraction is to love yourself. Attractive people judge neither themselves nor others. They are open to gestures of love.”
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“The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.”
“Just by being ourselves we are borne toward a destiny far beyond anything we could imagine. It is enough to know that the being I nourish inside me is the same as the Being that suffuses every atom of the cosmos.”
“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.”
“The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.”
“Silence is the great teacher and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence.”
“The worst curse to befall anyone is stagnation, a banal existence, the quiet desperation that comes out of a need for conformity.”
“You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.”
“If you’re really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world, you should have faith in yourself.”
Empowering and Insightful Deepak Chopra Quotes
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“The world sometimes feels like an insane asylum. You can decide whether you want to be an inmate or pick up your visitors badge. You can be in the world but not engage in the melodrama of it; you can become a spiritual being having a human experience thoroughly and fully.”
Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.”
“You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.”
“Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.”
“Everyone is acting from his own level of consciousness. This is all we can ask of ourselves or anyone else. However hurtful someone is, he is doing the best he can, given the limits of his consciousness.”
“Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.”
“The first step towards change is recognition. Recognize that you have had at least a few hopes and wishes come true.”
“Everyone’s consciousness draws from the same underlying reality.”
“Joy is a return to the deep harmony of body, mind and spirit that was yours at birth and that can be yours again. That openness to love, that capacity for wholeness with the world around you, is still within you.”
“The greatest mystery of existence is existence itself.”
“So many things happen for every event, and if you try to manipulate it, it means you are struggling against the whole universe, and that’s just silly.”
“Modern medicine, for all its advances, knows less than 10 percent of what your body knows instinctively.”
“Within every desire is the mechanics of its fulfillment.”
“No matter how much it gets abused, the body can restore balance. The first rule is to stop interfering with nature.”
“In societies where mature workers are respected and where their wisdom is respected, everybody benefits. Workers are more engaged and productive. Their health is better. They live longer.”
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.”
“Life gives you plenty of time to do whatever you want to do if you stay in the present moment.”
“The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective, people who know to see a problem as an opportunity.”
“When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.”
“Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath. You will suffocate. The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it. Let go and it will be yours forever.”
“If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return.”
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