To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.
Category Archive: Meister Eckhart
The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.
Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment.
Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure.
A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice.
Man goes far away or near but God never goes far-off; he is always standing close at hand, and even if he cannot stay within he goes no further than the door.
The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.
What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.