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30 Inspirational Quotes On Detachment



30 Inspirational Quotes On Detachment

Detachment, the action or process of detaching yourself from everything, a separation within yourself. May these quotes inspire you to detach yourself from all things that hold you back so that you may achieve your dreams.

1. “Detachment is not that you should own nothing. But that nothing should own you.” Ali ibn abi Talib

2. “Detachment doesn’t mean I’m trying less hard. It just means that fears and emotions that used to torment and paralyze me longer have the same power over me.” Kelly Cultrone

3. “He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment.” Meister Eckhart

4. “The root of suffering is attachment.” Buddha

5. “To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment.” Erich Fromm

6. “Only in the stillness of detachment can the soul yield up her secrets.” Elsa Barker

7. “Detachment is an art of enjoying something while always being open to the possibility of losing it someday.” John B. Bejo

8. “Detachment, sometimes it’s necessary in order to restore your sanity. Your peace of mind.” Anonymous

9. “Detach from needing to have things work out a certain way. The universe is perfect and there are no failures. Give yourself the gift of detaching from your worries and trust that everything is happening perfectly.” Anonymous

10. “Sometimes you have to completely detach yourself.” Anonymous

11. “Everything is temporary; Emotions, thoughts, people and scenery. Do not become attached, just flow with it.” Anonymous

12. “Detach yourself and be free.” ATGW

13. “Even when I detach, I care. You can be seperate from a thing and still care about it.” David Levithan

14. “We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. We are here to observe, to learn, to grow, to love, and then we return home.” Australian Aboriginal Proverb

15. “Detachment is the ultimate pleasure.” Saraha

16. “Great calm, generous detachment, selfless love, disinterested effort: these are what make for success in life. If you can find peace in yourself and can spread comfort around you, you will be happier than an empress.” Rabindranath Tagore

17. “Sometimes you have to detach, to find yourself.” Anonymous

18. “Attachement is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.” Simone Well

19. “The essence of the Way is detachment.” Bodhidharma”

20. “When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.” Norman Vincent Peale

21. “Detachment means to not be owned by what we own.” Anonymous

22. “And never have I felt so deeply at one and the same time so detached from myself and so present in the world.” Albert Camus

23. “Be in the world as though you were a stranger or wayfarer.” Bukhari

24. “Consciousness is compassion infused detached.” Amy Larson

25. “Humour is a form of self-detachment.” Claude Roy

26. “The nature of mind has no stain; it is basically complete in itself. Just detach from false mental objects and be enlightened to being as is.” Baizhang Huaihai

27. “Those who conquer their minds are beings of detachment.” Anonymous

28. “Your heart must become a sea of love. Your mind must become a river of detachment.” Sri Chinmoy

29. “It was my letting go that gave me a better hold.” Chris Matakas

30. “True detachment isn’t separation from life but the absolute freedom within your mind to explore living.” Ron. W. Rathbun


My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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  1. Naber

    August 6, 2019 at 4:53 am

    To die is to be free of the burdon of meaning and consciousness. I welcome it, waiting.

    • Asad Meah

      August 26, 2019 at 12:36 pm

      I disagree
      There is a Hereafter Naber

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