Byron Katie Quotes

“Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don’t have to like it… it’s just easier if you do”

“Identifying the cause of all of our suffering is a worthy cause and what we’re thinking and believing is the cause of all suffering and discontent disagreement, war is basically the opposite of peace”

“When you understand the universe is friendly it’s there’s something better that’s the law”

“All the pain was gone and I saw in that moment it was that moment I woke up you know startled and then the ego did not have a chance to fill in that gap there was just a kind of stillness and in that stillness, everything became of yes the cause of my entire life and all the suffering involved and I began to laugh”

“If you see it’s true and you’ve really considered it, then no is the right answer, if it’s yes, then yes is the right answer, because you’re only dealing with you”

“I notice with my eyes closed just sitting how I reacted what happened when I believe the thought so I get really quiet and I get in touch with the emotions that happen when I believe the thought he doesn’t care about me”

“I’d be more compassionate, understanding, listening and he’s saying something right now that it as it turns out he was right”

“The cause of our suffering is what we’re thinking and believing in any given situation, when we’re in the past and future, we miss our lives”

“Identify what we’re thinking and believing and write it down, move it from our head to paper; that way what we’re thinking when we write it down it’s stable it’s stopped because if I say is it true in my head my ego could win out”

“The ego’s job is to not be here now, its job is to do there then”

“I recall being depressed in my bedroom, just locked in there, just paranoid, just crazy and I recall the pain; so now, to do this work, I would identify what I was thinking and believing in that situation because in that situation what I was thinking and believing was the cause of my suffering”

“Life is the constant opportunity to wake up”

“I am a lover of what is, not because I’m a spiritual person, but because it hurts when I argue with reality. We can know that reality is good just as it is because when we argue with it, we experience tension and frustration. We don’t feel natural or balanced. When we stop opposing reality, action becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless”