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101 Chakra Quotes

Root Chakra - Muladhara, 1st Chakra

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A trembling in the bones may carry a more convincing testimony than the dry documented deductions of the brain.

Llewelyn Powers

There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it.

Elizabeth A. Behnke

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.

Henry Miller

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Every man is the builder of a Temple called his body, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead.

Henry David Thoreau

The body never lies.

Martha Graham

What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.

Aldous Huxley

Surely a man needs a closed place wherein he may strike root and, like the seed, become. But also he needs the great Milky Way above him and the vast sea spaces, though neither stars nor ocean serve his daily needs.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.

Katherine Paterson

And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.

Confucius

Sacral Chakra - Svadhisthana, 2nd Chakra

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To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is a great ease to a man's heart.

Francesco Guicciardini

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.

Alfred Adler

Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.

Vincent Van Gogh

What is commonly called love, namely the desire of satisfying a voracious appetite with a certain quantity of delicate white human flesh.

Henry Fielding

Sex is emotion in motion.

Mae West

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body.

Irene Claremont de Castillejo

The tragedy is when you've got sex in the head instead of down where it belongs.

D.H. Lawrence

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.

Agnes de Mille

Movement never lies. It is a barometer telling the state of the soul's weather.

Martha Graham

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.

Carl G. Jung

Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected.

Unknown

Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states.

Carol Welch

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.

Benjamin Disraeli

Solar Plexus Chakra - Manipura, 3rd Chakra

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No man is free who is not a master of himself.

Epictetus

They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers.

Christian Bovee

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Henry S. Haskins

Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.

Mignon McLaughlin

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.

Epicurus

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott

Chiefly the mold of a man's fortune is in his own hands.

Francis Bacon

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not.

Unknown

The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.

Lady Bird Johnson

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Put your future in good hands - your own.

Unknown

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.

Elisabeth Kubler Ross

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin, Diary

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

If you doubt yourself, then indeed you stand on shaky ground.

Henrik Ibsen

Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.

Michel de Montaigne

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self, can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all. No other loss can occur so quietly; any other loss - an arm, a leg, five dollars, a wife, etc. - is sure to be noticed.

The Sickness Unto Death

A wise man never loses anything if he have himself.

Michel de Montaigne

Up to a point a man's life is shaped by environment, heredity, and movements and changes in the world about him. Then there comes a time when it lies within his grasp to shape the clay of his life into the sort of thing he wishes to be. Only the weak blame parents, their race, their times, lack of good fortune, or the quirks of fate. Everyone has it within his power to say, This I am today; that I will be tomorrow.

Louis L'Amour

I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.

Pietro Aretino

Don't compromise yourself. You're all you've got.

Janis Joplin

He who knows others is learned; He who knows himself is wise.

Lao-tzu

Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

Sallust

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.

Seneca

Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.

Shakti Gawain

You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.

Irene C. Kassorla

Life is the sum of all your choices.

Albert Camus

Heart Chakra - Anahata, 4th Chakra

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When your heart speaks, take good notes.

Judith Campbell

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

William Shakespeare

The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.

Blaise Pascal

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Dalai Lama

If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.

Bob Hope

Kindness is the greatest wisdom.

Unknown

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

Mother Teresa

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

William Shakespeare

Who, being loved, is poor?

Oscar Wilde

A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it.

Frank A. Clark

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.

Henry Van Dyke

A bell is no bell 'til you ring it, A song is no song 'til you sing it, And love in your heart Wasn't put there to stay - Love isn't love 'Til you give it away.

Oscar

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

Love never reasons but profusely gives; gives, like a thoughtless prodigal, its all, and trembles lest it has done too little.

Hannah More

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

Zora Neale Hurston

A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.

Latin Proverb

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.

Jesse Jackson

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.

Unknown

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Mark Twain

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.

Seneca

There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life - reciprocity.

Confucius

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.

John Wooden

If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing, how poor we would be.

Antonio Porchia

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses.

Chinese Proverb

Open your heart - open it wide; someone is standing outside.

Quoted in Believe: A Christmas Treasury by Mary Engelbreit

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.

Og Mandino

I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

Throat Chakra - Vishudha, 5th Chakra

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No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.

Henry Brooks Adams

To speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Ben Jonson

The eloquent man is he who is no beautiful speaker, but who is inwardly and desperately drunk with a certain belief.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.

Winston Churchill

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.

Agnes de Mille

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.

Epictetus

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't being said.

Unknown

Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you may have to eat them.

Unknown

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.

William Wordsworth

A writer's mind seems to be situated partly in the solar plexus and partly in the head.

Ethel Wilson

Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes.

Theodore Dreiser

Find out the reason that commands you to write; see whether it has spread its roots into the very depth of your heart; confess to yourself you would have to die if you were forbidden to write.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.

Amy Lowell

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

The truth needs so little rehearsal.

Barbara Kingsolver

Brow Chakra - Ajna, 6th Chakra

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We have five senses in which we glory and which we recognize and celebrate, senses that constitute the sensible world for us. But there are other senses - secret senses, sixth senses, if you will - equally vital, but unrecognized, and unlauded.

Oliver Sacks

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.

Benjamin Spock

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.

Florence Scovel Shinn

Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray.

William Cowper

There is a wisdom of the head, and... a wisdom of the heart.

Charles Dickens

The thoughts that come often unsought, and, as it were, drop into the mind, are commonly the most valuable of any we have.

John Locke

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.

Billy Wilder

Good instincts usually tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out.

Michael Burke

Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.

John Sterling

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.

Joyce Brothers

Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.

Theodore Geisel

Crown Chakra - Sahasrara, 7th Chakra

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Beyond my body my veins are invisible.

Antonio Porchia

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will find them gradually, without noticing it, and live along some distant day into the answer.

Rainer Maria Rilke

It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts.

K.T. Jong

There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.

Henry Ward Beecher

Not all those who wander are lost.

J.R.R. Tolkien

We can be Knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.

Michel de Montaigne

Wisdom begins at the end.

Daniel Webster

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

St. Augustine

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.

Josh Billings

Before enlightenment - chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment - chop wood, carry water.

Zen Buddhist Proverb

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