Top 10 Quotes by Nhat Hanh

Nhat Hanh

You only need to walk in mindfulness, making peaceful, happy steps on our planet. Breathe deeply, and enjoy your breathing. Be aware that the sky is blue and the birds' songs are beautiful. Enjoy being alive and you will help the living Christ and the living Buddha continue for a long, long time.

Nhat Hanh
Real peace is not in power, money, or weapons, but in deep inner peace.
Nhat Hanh

The most important thing is that we need to be understood. We need someone to be able to listen to us and to understand us. Then we will suffer less.

Nhat Hanh
In all the practice centers in the tradition of Plum Village whenever the phone rings or the clock chimes in the dining hall, people stop everything they are doing and breathe consciously, releasing all thinking and any tension.
Nhat Hanh

The first thing I learned was that even if you have a lot of money and power and fame, you can still suffer very deeply.

Nhat Hanh
The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment.
Nhat Hanh

Enlightenment is always there. Small enlightenment will bring great enlightenment. If you breathe in and are aware that you are alive - that you can touch the miracle of being alive - then that is a kind of enlightenment.

Nhat Hanh
If you really know how to live, what better way to start the day than with a smile?
Nhat Hanh

People normally cut reality into compartments, and so are unable to see the interdependence of all phenomena. To see one in all and all in one is to break through the great barrier which narrows one's perception of reality.

Nhat Hanh
Without understanding, your love is not true love. You must look deeply in order to see and understand the needs, aspirations, and suffering of the one you love.