Detachment Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abdu’l-Bahá” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment consists in refraining from letting our possessions possess us.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aditya Ajmera” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment is not giving up the things in this world, but accepting the fact and to be continuously aware that nothing is permanent.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ali ibni abi Talib” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment is not that you should own nothing. But that nothing should own you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment, sometimes it’s necessary in order to restore your sanity. Your peace of mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Barbara Grizzuti Harrison” float=”none” width=”100%”]In the face of evil, detachment is a dubious virtue.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bhagavad Gita” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detached action is unselfish work.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Elsa Barker” float=”none” width=”100%”]Only in the stillness of detachment can the soul yield up her secrets.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Erich Fromm” float=”none” width=”100%”]To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gabriel Marcel” float=”none” width=”100%”]This detachmentmust not be mere amputation; everything which is shaken off must be simultaneously found again at a higher level.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jaggi Vasudev” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment does not mean non-involvement. You can be deeply involved but not entangled.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Dickey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind. Maybe that’s the worst sentence of all, to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to be entitled to feel.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John B. Bejo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment is an art of enjoying something while always being open to the possibility of losing it someday.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kenneth L. Pike” float=”none” width=”100%”]The detached observer’s view is one window on the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Madeleine L’Engle” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment and involvement: the artist must have both. The link between them is compassion. It has taken me over fifty years to get a glimmer of what this means.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Prabhu” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment means to not be owned by what we own.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marya Mannes” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is nothing harder to come by than detachment and solitude; and nothing more important.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mason Cooley” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our detachments move us toward freedom and death.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Meister Eckhart” float=”none” width=”100%”]He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Bassey Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Always remember that you were once alone, and the crowd you see in your life today are just as unecessary as when you were alone.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Bassey Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mitch Albom” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment doesn’t mean you don’t let the experience penetrate you. On the contrary, you let it penetrate you fully. That’s how you are able to leave it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Philip K. Dick” float=”none” width=”100%”]We live in a society where detachment is almost essential.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Radhanath Swami” float=”none” width=”100%”]Compassion without detachment is attachment to the bodily platform.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rajneesh” float=”none” width=”100%”]Just a little detachment from the ego is needed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rollo May” float=”none” width=”100%”]One has to remain detached in order to triumph over others.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ron. W. Rathbun” float=”none” width=”100%”]True detachment isn’t separation from life but the absolute freedom within your mind to explore living.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sam Snead” float=”none” width=”100%”]To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference, it’s detachment.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Saraha” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment is the ultimate pleasure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sharon Salzberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment is not about refusing to feel or not caring or turning away from those you love. Detachment is profoundly honest, grounded firmly in the truth of what is.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Simone Weil” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sri Aurobindo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment is the beginning of mastery.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sri Chinmoy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Your heart must become a sea of love. Your mind must become a river of detachment.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sri Sathya Sai Baba” float=”none” width=”100%”]Detachment is a plant of slow growth; if you pluck the tender plant to look for the pods, you will be disappointed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Osler” float=”none” width=”100%”]Acquire the art of detachment, the virtue of method, and the quality of thoroughness, but above all the grace of humility.[/wpsm_quote]