John O'donohue Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old John O'donohue quotes, John O'donohue sayings, and John O'donohue proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Often regret is very false and displaced, and imagines the past to be totally other than it was. John O'Donohue
Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form ... you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul. John O'Donohue
A blessing is a circle of light drawn around a person to protect, heal and strengthen. John O'Donohue
Beauty is the illumination of your soul. John O'Donohue
Often regret is very false and displaced, and imagines the past to be totally other than it was. John O'Donohue
The joyful heart sees and reads the world with a sense of freedom and graciousness. John O'Donohue
Although you should not erase your responsibility for the past, when you make the past your jailer, you destroy your future. It is such a great moment of liberation when you learn to forgive yourself, let the burden go, and walk out into a new path of promise and possibility. John O'Donohue
You can never love another person unless you are equally involved in the beautiful but difficult spiritual work of learning to love yourself. John O'Donohue
The joyful heart sees and reads the world with a sense of freedom and graciousness. John O'Donohue
Each of us is an artist of our days; the greater our integrity and awareness, the more original and creative our time will become. John O'Donohue
One of the deepest longings of the human soul is to be seen. John O'Donohue
One of the most beautiful gifts in the world is the gift of encouragement. John O'Donohue
To the judgmental eye, everything is closed in definitive frames. When the judgmental eye looks out, it sees things in terms of lines and squares. John O'Donohue
If you allow yourself to be the person you are then everything will come into rhythm. John O'Donohue
We are sent into the world to live to the full everything that awakens within us and everything that comes toward us. John O'Donohue
The eternal world and the mortal world are not parallel, rather they are fused. John O'Donohue
A blessing is a circle of light drawn around a person to protect, heal and strengthen. John O'Donohue
Real intimacy is a sacred experience. It never exposes its secret trust and belonging to the voyeuristic eye of a neon culture. Real intimacy is of the soul, and the soul is reserved. John O'Donohue
The Celtic mind was not burdened by dualism. It did not separate what belongs together. John O'Donohue
Celtic spirituality is awakening so powerfully now because it illuminates the fact that the visible is only one little edge of things. The visible is only the shoreline of the magnificent ocean of the invisible. John O'Donohue
If you send out goodness from yourself, or if you share that which is happy or good within you, it will all come back to you multiplied ten thousand times. In the kingdom of love there is no competition; there is no possessiveness or control. The more love you give away, the more love you will have. John O'Donohue
Real friendship or love is not manufactured or achieve by an act of will or intention. Friendship is always an act of recognition. John O'Donohue
When you acknowledge the integrity of your solitude, and settle into its mystery, your relationships with others take on a new warmth, adventure and wonder. John O'Donohue
The ego is the false self-born out of fear and defensiveness John O'Donohue