Five or Eleven Quotes from Ram Dass

Ram Dass
Born, Richard Alpert, April 6, 1931

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.”

“The most exquisite paradox… as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can't have it. The minute you don't want power, you'll have more than you ever dreamed possible.”

“I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion--and where it isn't, that's where my work lies.”

“The heart surrenders everything to the moment. The mind judges and holds back.”

“Be here now."

“In most of our human relationships, we spend much of our time reassuring one another that our costumes of identity are on straight.”

“Treat everyone you meet like God in drag.”

“The next message you need is always right where you are.”

“We are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not. Our actions and states of mind matter, because we are so deeply interconnected with one another.”

“The game is not about becoming somebody, it's about becoming nobody.”

“We're all just walking each other home.” 

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