All Time Famous Gary Zukav Quotes

Gary Zukav Quotes

Gary Zukav (born October 17, 1942) is an American spiritual teacher and the author of four consecutive New York Times Best Sellers. Beginning in 1998, he appeared more than 30 times on The Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss transformation in human consciousness concepts presented in his book The Seat of the Soul. His first book, The Dancing Wu Li Masters (1979), won a U.S. National Book Award.

Gary Zukav Quotes

1. “For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. You receive from the world what you give to the world.”
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2. “Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.”
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3. “The opposite of love is not hate. It is fear.”
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4. “Creating authentic power means aligning your personality with your soul.”
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5. “You create your reality with your intentions.”
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6. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.”
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7. “We cannot control what emotions or circumstances we will experience next, but we can choose how we will respond to them.”
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8. “Your pain is an opportunity for you to learn about yourself.”
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9. “The purpose of soul questions is to open yourself deeper and deeper until all that is left is the power and beauty you are bringing to the lives of others.”
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10. “Spiritual growth requires the development of inner knowing and inner authority. It requires the heart, not the intellect.”
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11. “When you strive for perfection, you compare different versions of what could be instead of being present with what is. Perfectionism is an attempt to inhabit an imaginary world in order to avoid experiencing the world in which you live.”
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12. “What is behind your eyes holds more power than what is in front of them.”
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13. “There’s no such thing as being alone in the universe, and so there’s no such thing as creating alone. Everything – every impulse, every creative gift of beauty, everything is a co-creation.”
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14. “Your impact on the world is significant whether or not you are aware of it, and even whether or not you desire it.”
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15. “Your heart is your home, and all roads lead to home.”
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16. “When the personality comes to serve the energy of the soul that is authentic empowerment.”
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17. “Relax into the present moment.”
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18. “If you are fully aligned with your soul it will be your pleasure, your joy to always move toward cooperation, toward sharing, toward reverence for life. You will not be torn.”
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19. “Practice moderation in all things except love.”
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20. “The choice that frees or imprisons us is the choice of love or fear. Love liberates. Fear imprisons.”
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21. “Can you be compassionate even to those who have no compassion? If so, there is no finer karma that you can create.”
— Gary Zukav

22. “Authentic power is the energy that Is formed by the intentions of the Soul. It is the light shaped by the intentions of love and compassion guided by wisdom.”
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23. “Feel your intentions in your heart. Feel not what your mind tells you, but what your heart tells you.”
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24. “Your life is yours to live, no matter how you choose to live it. When you do not think about how you intend to live it, it lives you. When you occupy it, step into it consciously, you live it.”
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25. “Caregiving has no second agendas or hidden motives. The care is given from love for the joy of giving without expectation, no strings attached.”
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26. “Lack of self-worth is the fundamental source of all emotional pain. A feeling of insecurity, unworthiness and lack of valueis the core experience of powerlessness.”
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27. “The road to your soul is through your heart.”
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28. “According to quantum mechanics there is no such thing as objectivity. We cannot eliminate ourselves from the picture. We are part of nature, and when we study nature there is no way around the fact that nature is studying itself.”
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29. “A responsible choice is a choice that creates consequences that you are willing to assume responsibility for.”
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30. “The loving personality seeks not to control, but to nurture, not to dominate, but to empower.”
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31. “We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what we will contribute to life when each arrives.”
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32. “If you strive only to avoid the darkness or to cling to the light, you cannot live in balance. Try striving to be conscious of all that you are.”
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33. “If you choose to forgive someone who has wronged you rather than to hate that person, you shift the frequency of your Light.”
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34. “Angry people attract angry people and live in an angry world and this validates their opinion that the world is angry.”
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35. “When you ask the Universe to bless you in your effort to align yourself with your soul, you open a passageway between yourself and your guides and Teachers. That is what a blessing is: the opening of a passageway between you and nonphysical guidance.”
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36. “An authentically powered person lives in love. Love is the energy of the soul. Love is what heals the personality. There is nothing that cannot be healed by love. There is nothing but love.”
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37. “When we judge, we create negative karma. When we say of an action: ‘This is right,’ or, ‘That is wrong,’ we create negative karma.”
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38. “The worst thing you can do for love is deny it; so when you find that special someone, don’t let anyone or anything to get in your way.”
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39. “Be mindful of the words that you use and the actions that you live and who you are and how it is you use your power. Keep clear at all times that you are what you say you are.”
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40. “The only permanent and constructive changes you can make in the world are the changes that you make in yourself.”
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41. “Perfectionism is a perpetual flight into an illusory future that cannot be attained.”
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42. “Trust allows you to give. Giving is abundant. As you give so it shall be given to you. If you give with judgment, limitation, and stinginess, that is what you will create in your life – judgment, limitation, and stinginess.”
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43. “Intuition is a walkie-talkie between the personality and the soul.”
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44. “If your addiction lingers, ask yourself if you really want to release it, because in your heart you do not.”
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45. “No two people have the same reality.”
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46. “You have a sacred contract with the Universe, and no one can fulfill it except you.”
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47. “Commitment to love – to growth, to authentic power is an everyday application of your will.”
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48. “The loving parts of your personality have no trouble loving. That is all they do. You experience the loving parts of as gratitude, appreciation, caring, patience, contentment, and awe of life.”
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49. “Joy is a very high-frequency current of energy with a great deal of energy content. Somebody who is joyful has a lot of energy.”
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50. “Ask and you shall receive” is the rule, but you must learn how to ask and how to receive.”
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51. “No birth is an accident, No experience is without meaning, and no life is without value.”
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52. “The soul of an individual; your soul and my soul, is that part of us that is immortal. Your personality is that part of you that was born into time, that matures in time, or at least grows older in time and then decays and passes away.”
— Gary Zukav

53. “Following your feelings will lead you to their source. Only through emotions can you encounter the force field of your own soul.”
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54. “When you feel yourself in the grip of an emotion such as jealousy or anger or sorrow, detach yourself from it. Take a step back. When you do that, you can allow the emotion to run through you without causing negative thoughts or actions.”
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55. “Realize you are worthy of your life and live accordingly.”
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56. “Your personality, your body, your intuitional structure. These are all tools; energy tools of the soul. Your soul existed before your personality came into being, it will exist after your personality came into being.”
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57. “Change in yourself what you want to change in the world.”
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58. “When you ask for help listen. It’s one thing to ask the question and it’s another thing to listen to the answer. Many people ask questions but they do not like what they hear and so they pretend that they heard nothing at all.”
— Gary Zukav

59. “Being harmless means being so strong, so empowered, that the idea of showing power through harm is not even a part of your consciousness.”
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60. “A spiritual partnership is a partnership between equals for the purpose of spiritual growth. Spiritual partners use their delightful experiences together as well as their power struggles to learn about themselves and change themselves.”
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61. “Allow yourself to experience what it is to learn step by step the freedom that comes from being unattached to the outcome, but operating from an empowered heart.”
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62. “You do not stop losing power by refusing to recognize your fear, by anesthetizing yourself to what you feel. The road to authentic power is always through what you feel through your heart.”
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63. “Without an awareness of our feelings we cannot experience compassion. How can we share the sufferings and the joys of others if we cannot experience our own?”
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64. “Choosing not to act on an angry impulse and to feel the pain that lies beneath it is a very courageous thing to do.”
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65. “The true human condition in its most perfect form has no secrets. It does not hide, but exists in clear love.”
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66. “Authentic needs are the needs that are always met by the Universe.”
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67. “Humbleness, forgiveness, clarity, and love are the dynamics of freedom. They are the foundations of authentic power.”
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68. “With each choice that you make to align yourself with the energy of your soul, you empower yourself. Authentic power is built up step by step, choice by choice. It cannot be meditated or prayed into being. It must be earned.”
— Gary Zukav

69. “Emotions reflect intentions. Therefore, awareness of emotions leads to awareness of intentions.”
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70. “Our fundamental relationship is soul-to-soul. As we become multi-sensory, we become aware of it.”
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71. “Most people use their energy attempting to rearrange circumstances that trigger painful emotions. Changing external circumstances will not change your rigid patterns of emotional response. That requires looking at the patterns themselves.”
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72. “Where your attention goes, you go.”
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73. “If your intention is to give, you will not be concerned with how your actions are perceived.”
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74. “The hardest times to choose love become the very times that you can most grow spiritually.”
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75. “Do not lose power over the what-ifs of your life. These are unlimited and endless. Keep your power in the now, in the present time.”
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76. “When someone fears losing your affection, he or she will strive to keep it. Perhaps you have strived to keep someone’s affection, too. Fear of loss is not love.”
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77. “I see the potential for a new world being born in front of me and all around me, and I feel the only way to bring that potential into being is to know myself.”
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78. “What happens behind your eyes is more important than what happens in front of them. This is a reversal from the way that we have been taught and the way that we had experienced the world as five sensory humans.”
— Gary Zukav

79. “You experience your soul each time you sense yourself as more than a mind and body, your life as meaningful, or you feel that you have gifts to give and you long to give them.”
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80. “What is nonsense, and what is not, then, maybe merely a matter of perspective.”
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81. “Throughout your life, your inner landscape presents its contents to you again and again. When you are aware of all its elements, you are in continual communication with your soul.”
— Gary Zukav

82. “If we perceived life with reverence, we would stand in awe at the experience of physical life and walk the earth in a very deep sense of gratitude.”
— Gary Zukav

83. “Caregiving requires the intention of love, caretaking requires the intention of fear. Not acting in anger when you are angry requires the intention of love.”
— Gary Zukav

84. “Knowledge is power, and for each level of knowledge, you are held responsible for how you use it.”
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85. “As people become multisensory, they begin to realize that their lives are meaningful, that there’s a purpose to all of their experiences – to the people that they meet, to the challenges that they have, that nothing is random.”
— Gary Zukav

86. “Love is not a passive state. It is an active force. It is the force of the soul.”
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87. “A glorious life is filled with companions who have open hearts.”
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88. “Truth is that which does not contaminate you, but empowers you. Therefore, there are degrees of truth, but, generically, truth is that which can do no harm. It cannot harm.”
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89. “Emotional pain of any kind is a reminder to stop and look inside.”
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90. “We have much to do together. Let us do it in wisdom and love and joy. Let us make this the human experience.”
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91. “Try to realize, and truly realize, that what stands between you and a different life are matters of responsible choice.”
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92. “When you know your intention, you are in a position to choose the consequences that you will create for yourself. When you choose an intention that creates consequences for which you are willing to be responsible, that is a responsible choice.”
— Gary Zukav

93. “Authentic power is the real deal. You can’t inherit it, buy it, or win it. You also can’t lose it. You don’t need to build your body, reputation, wealth, or charisma to get it.”
— Gary Zukav

94. “In a spiritual partnership you learn that wanting what you want is not enough, but that you must both want it deeply and create it every day, that you must bring it into being and hold it in being with your intentions.”
— Gary Zukav

95. “Ponder the depth and the power of loyalty-the ability to serve and support a cause greater than yourself.”
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96. “Trust allows you to follow your feelings through your defenses to their sources, and to bring to the light of consciousness those aspects of yourself that resist wholeness, that live in fear.”
— Gary Zukav

97. “A joyous person abounds with energy and feels buoyant because he or she is running a higher frequency current of energy through his or her system.”
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98. “How does your heart respond to the thought that the Universe is alive and compassionate and that with it and with other souls of great power and Light you learn through the process of co-creating the reality that you experience?”
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99. “The commitment to love always transforms, heals, and opens new avenues of creativity.”
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100. “When our actions create discord in another person, we, ourselves, in this lifetime or another, will feel that discord. Likewise, if our actions create harmony and empowerment in another, we also come to feel that harmony and empowerment.”
— Gary Zukav

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