Duality Sayings and Quotes

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

Mind cannot think without duality. Duality is the way of thinking. In silence, all dualities disappear. Rajneesh
Duality is always secretly unity. Alan Watts
Every explicit duality is an implicit unity. Alan Watts
Love is the recognition of oneness in the world of duality. Eckhart Tolle
The cords of passion and desire weave a binding net around you. Worldly confrontation makes you stiff and inflexible. The trap of duality is tenacious. Bound, rigid, and trapped, you cannot experience liberation. Lao Tzu
All duality is a mind creation, all duality is created by the clinging and attached mind. When there is no attachment there is no duality. Rajneesh
Duality is a part of reality, and there is definitely winning and losing. If you don't think so talk to someone who has beaten cancer, talk to somebody who hasn't. Frederick Lenz
If you don't have the background awareness of oneness, duality becomes real. Alan Finger
There are two choices available in duality - one side or the other side. Everyting is formed from that. Frederick Lenz
Thus it is necessary to commence from an inescapable duality: the finite is not the infinite. Hans Urs von Balthasar
Duality is not a story. Duality is just a complexity. Edward Norton
People use ideas of non-duality as an escape from reality. It is very easy to say there is no winning and losing and justify the fact that you didn't do a very good job. Frederick Lenz
Past and Future are a duality of which Present is the reality. The now-moment alone is eternal and real. Wei Wu Wei
The duality of positive and negative becomes subsumed in Oneness. There are no opposites in the totality and absolute perfection of the Oneness that we know as Divine. Peter Santos
To define oneself, is to suffer duality. One must avoid defining existence and identity. Mark Mandemaker
The sense of duality, which is a barrier to true love, must prevail so long as the apperception of Truth has not occurred. Once individuality is surrendered, there is only total Love. Ramesh S Balsekar
Just as we have two eyes and two feet, duality is part of life. Carlos Santana
There's a duality in every man and every woman. Raquel Welch
All that we do is governed by the law of opposites in which every so-called positive act is exactly and equally balanced by its opposite. Tony Parsons
We, all who live, have A life that is lived And another life that is thought, And the only life we have It's the one that is divided In right or wrong. Fernando Pessoa
Transcendence means going beyond duality. Attachment means remaining within duality. Rajneesh
The binding of reason and intuition is the fundamental crisis of the era we call humanity. Transcedence of duality is the key. Phil Collins
Through transcendence of duality, we foster greater unity in our lives, which brings about inner peace and the sprouting of unconditional LOVE. Alaric Hutchinson
Duality is the real root of our suffering and of all our conflicts. Namkhai Norbu
In presence, there is no right or wrong, because there is no duality. There is no judgment. Leonard Jacobson
There is both joy and suffering on planet Earth because this beautiful world is a world of duality - a world of opposites. There is an opposite side to everything. Rhonda Byrne
In the universe, there is darkness and light. We call this duality. When you seek knowledge and power, there are forces and people that will oppose you. Frederick Lenz
We cut up time and space and mind and place and being and non-being. We create a world of ideas. This is duality, pairs of apparent opposites. Frederick Lenz
Confused by thoughts, we experience duality in life. Unencumbered by ideas, the enlightened see the one Reality. Hui Neng
You have two kinds of secrets. The ones only you know. The ones only you don't. James Richardson
Great repressions create dualities. Anais Nin
The direction of life is from duality to unity. Deepak Chopra
Music is indivisible. The dualism of feeling and thinking must be resolved to a state of unity in which one thinks with the heart and feels with the brain. George Szell
The dualism itself becomes a sort of presupposition or datum its terms condition the further problem. James Mark Baldwin
To accept duality is to earn identity. Joss Whedon
Absurdity and anti absurdity are the two poles of creative energy. Karl Lagerfeld
Power is of two kinds one is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Mahatma Gandhi
The divorce of our so-called spiritual life from our daily activities is a fatal dualism. Mary Parker Follett
Beauty saves. Beauty heals. Beauty motivates. Beauty unites. Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving, of healing, of overcoming dualism. Matthew Fox
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time Pablo Picasso
The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights. Potter Stewart
Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict. Rabindranath Tagore
Experience life in all possible ways good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don't be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become. Rajneesh
In this universe, and this existence, where we live with this duality of whether we exist or not and who are we, the stories we tell ourselves are the stories that define the potentialities of our existence. We are the stories we tell ourselves. Shekhar Kapur
All you do is think. Because all you do is think, you've constructed two separate worlds one inside your head and one outside. Just the fact that you tolerate this enormous dissonance why that's a great intangible failure already. Sōseki Natsume
The great apparent dichotomy is that the more we give, the more we get. Stephen Covey

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