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Anthony de Mello

Read through the most famous quotes from Anthony de Mello

When you are guilty, it is not your sins you hate but yourself.

— Anthony de Mello

#sin #guilt

Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.

— Anthony de Mello

#self-awareness #wisdom #self-awareness

Every word, every image used for God is a distortion more than a description.

— Anthony de Mello

#knowledge #mysticism #unknowing #description

People who want a cure, provided they can have it without pain, are like those who favour progress, provided they can have it without change.

— Anthony de Mello

#progress #spirituality #change

The one who would be constant in happiness must frequently change.

— Anthony de Mello

#wisdom #change

You have to understand, my dears, that the shortest distance between truth and a human being is a story.

— Anthony de Mello


Enlightenment is: absolute cooperation with the inevitable.

— Anthony de Mello

#inspirational #spirituality #inspirational

the greatest learning of the ages lies in accepting life exactly as it comes to us.

— Anthony de Mello


Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact.

— Anthony de Mello


It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!

— Anthony de Mello

#beings #delight #fear #finds #first

About Anthony de Mello

Did you know about Anthony de Mello?

ISBN 978-0-385-24290-5
Awareness Image1990. The first two were collections of stories and the last a collection of exercises similar to "Sadhana". Work
De Mello authored numerous spiritual books and conducted courses based upon his work.

The few talks which he allowed to be filmed such as "A Rediscovery of Life" and "A Way to God for Today" have inspired many viewers and audiences since being released; and have been viewed by hundreds of thousands of TV watchers throughout the United States Canada and Central America; in colleges universities Newman centers and communities. He traveled to many countries to study and later to teach most notably Spain and the United States. An internationally acclaimed spiritual guide writer and public speaker de Mello hosted many spiritual conferences.

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