Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes by Elizabeth Gilbert, Sandra Cisneros, Tara Brach, B. J. Gallagher Hateley, Robert Thurman, Sylvia Boorstein and many others.
Thich Nhat Hanh has the ability to bring forth the state of peace that we each inherently posses merely by his presence in a room-this is divine power.
You can try reading books that will help you be a leader, like Marshall Rosenberg and Thich Nhat Hanh. Be very humble and say, “I don’t know why. I don’t feel qualified, but I accept this role that you gave me, and so help me.”
When someone says to us, as Thich Nhat Hanh suggests, “Darling, I care about your suffering,” a deep healing begins.
One of the books that has guided me in the last ten years of my life to help me to be that leader is the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh’s Being Peace. He’s a Vietnamese monk. He was nominated for a Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King.
No one teaches mindfulness better than Thich Nhat Hanh.
One of the things Thich Nhat Hanh taught me: he says, “When you’re in a hurry, go slower.” That works every time, unless you’re trying to catch a plane.
Why don’t we have people like Thich Nhat Hanh or Marshall Rosenberg and Nelson Mandela solving violent situations in a peaceful way?
I look at Thich Nhat Hanh and I look at Marshall Rosenberg, and they’re more concerned about the long range. And that long range means that you have to sit down with people who don’t think like you. I want to reach people who don’t think like me.
Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the greatest teachers of our time. He reaches from the heights of insight down to the deepest places of the absolutely ordinary.
The voice of Thich Nhat Hanh-friendly, patient, steadfast, confident, contemporary, and often witty-seems, to me, an intermediary big brother talking directly to me on every page saying, ‘Look! It’s right there in you,’ the very wisdom that leads to compassion.
Guarding knowledge is not a good way to understand. Understanding means to throw away your knowledge.
Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most beloved Buddhist teachers in the West, a rare combination of mystic, poet, scholar, and activist. His luminous presence and the simple, compassionate clarity of his writings have touched countless lives.
Smile, breathe and go slowly.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Zen monk, author and peace activist.
I’m learning a lot by reading teachers like Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema Chodron. They teach me because I feel like I have a responsibility to the communities that I speak to.
I met Kaz in the mid 1980s when we invited him and other artists to the Ojai Foundation with Thich Nhat Hanh. I felt an instant connection with him, and since that time we have collaborated on many projects and have become good friends and allies in the work of nonviolence.
Smile, breathe, and go slowly. Thich Nhat Hanh Don’t try to steer the river.
Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha.