Quotes from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning

Wayne W. Dyer ·  144 pages

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“Becoming the observer (step back) you begin to live in process, trusting where our source is taking you. You begin to detach from the outcome. That detachment allows you to stop fighting and allows things to just come to you; you no longer make things happen but allow them to show up. The fight is gone!”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“I don’t believe that God is concerned with whether or not we show our love by building magnificent edifices for worship, by attending services, or through practicing rules laid down by religious organizations. It seems to me that if God were to speak to us, the message would simply be to love each other and offer reverence rather than enmity toward all of life.”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“You get to a place where you begin to be guided by something greater than yourself. You stop fighting and striving (indeed the need to expend this type of energy is often a strong indicator that you are not in flow and where you are meant to be) and instead, surrender to your higher purpose and be guided from there, allowing things to happen, trusting in source, focusing on your why and letting go of the how...”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“As Jesus put it, “Even the least among you can do all that I have done and even greater things,” and, “Is it not written in your law, ‘I said, you are gods’?” (John 10:34).”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“Once what you are doing has for you meaning, it is irrelevant whether you’re happy or unhappy. You are content—you are not alone in your Spirit—you belong.1”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“My conclusion about my origination is that I came from Spirit, and my true essence is that I am what I came from. I am a Divine piece of God. I am first and always a spiritual being inextricably connected to my Source of being.”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“When approval-seeking is the guiding principle of life, it’s virtually impossible to achieve a loving relationship with another human being.”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“Is not it interesting that you had everything you needed in the first nine months, why is not that true for the next ninety years, because we interfere.”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“Synchronicity, it is like a collaboration with fate. All of that becomes the norm when the EGO (edge God out) is no longer the driving force in your life.”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“The memory of God comes to the quiet mind. It cannot come where there is conflict; for a mind at war against itself remembers not eternal gentleness. . . . What you remember is a part of you. For you must be as God created you. . . . Let all this madness be undone for you, and turn in peace of the remembrance of God, still shining in your quiet mind.”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


“We are all essentially spiritual beings having a temporary human experience. This is our essence. This is where we come from.”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning


About the author

Wayne W. Dyer
Born place: in Detroit, Michigan, The United States
Born date May 10, 1940
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