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60 'The Four Agreements' Quotes To Guide You To Personal Freedom

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Amazing sayings from The Four Agreements that will keep you hooked.

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'The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom' is a self-help book written by Don Miguel Ruiz.

The four agreements of life are - be impeccable with your word, don't take anything personally, don't make assumptions, and always do your best. According to 'The Four Agreements, one way of being impeccable with your word is by speaking with integrity, honesty, and truthfulness.

As per the quotes from 'The Four Agreements', you should always do your best because what others say and do is a projection of their own reality. Some key take aways from the book us to not take anything personally, to be impeccable with your word, to have the courage to ask questions, to always do your best, let go of whatever life takes away, to express what you really want, communicate with others, speak with integrity, say what you mean, avoid using the word against yourself, avoid misunderstandings, sadness, and drama, letting go of the past, asking questions and to express oneself, and more.

These quotes from The Four Agreements include quotes by the author Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements quotes on freedom, spirituality and more that will completely transform your life. If you like these quotes head over to our [free spirit quotes] and spiritual growth quotes.

Freedom Quotes

Read these quotes from 'The Four Agreements' by Don Miguel Ruiz to set your soul free.

1. "True freedom has to do with the human spirit — it is the freedom to be who we really are."

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

2. "There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

3. “Who stops us from being free? We blame the government, we blame the weather, we blame our parents, we blame religion, we blame God. Who really stops us from being free? We stop ourselves.”

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

Spiritual Quotes

Here is a list of sayings that will awaken a sense of spirituality within you.

The author of 'The Four Agreements', Don Miguel had some spiritual breakthroughs. Here are a few of them, as mentioned in the book.

4. "It is when we lose control that we repress the emotions, not when we are in control."

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

5. "The mind can also talk and listen to itself."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

6. "You express your own divinity by being alive and by loving yourself and others."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

7. "All people live in their own dream, in their own mind; they are in a completely different world from the one we live in."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

8. "There is an old expression that says, ‘Misery likes company,’ and people who are suffering in hell don’t want to be all alone."

- Chapter Two, 'The Four Agreements'.

9. "That is why humans resist life. To be alive is the biggest fear humans have. Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive — the risk to be alive and express what we really are. Just being ourselves is the biggest fear of humans."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

10. "Dreaming is the main function of the mind, and the mind dreams twenty-four hours a day.It dreams when the brain is awake, and it also dreams when the brain is asleep."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

11. "All the magic you possess is based on your word. Your word is pure magic, and misuse of your word is black magic."

- Chapter Two, 'The Four Agreements'.

12. "Forgiveness is the only way to heal. We can choose to forgive because we feel compassion for ourselves."

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

13. "Your life is the manifestation of your dream; it is an art. You can change your life anytime if you aren't enjoying the dream."

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

14. “ Everything in existence is a manifestation of the one living being we call God. Everything is God.”

- Introduction, 'The Four Agreements'.

15. “Only by making an inventory of our agreements will we uncover all of the conflicts in the mind and eventually make order out of the chaos of the mitote.”

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

16. "We are so well trained that we are our own domesticator."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

17. "What causes you to be trapped is what we call personal importance. Personal importance, or taking things personally, is the maximum expression of selfishness because we make the assumption that everything is about 'me'."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

18. "No human can condemn another to hell because we are already there. Others can put us into a deeper hell, true. But only if we allow this to happen."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

19. "Whenever we feel the emotions of anger, jealousy, envy, or hate, we experience a fire burning within us. We are living in a dream of hell."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

20. "We train our children whom we love so much the same way that we train any domesticated animal: with a system of punishment and reward."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

21. "In human domestication, the information from the outside dream is conveyed to the inside dream, creating our whole belief system."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

22. "Once you forgive God, you can finally forgive yourself."

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

23. "All the sadness and drama you have lived in your life was rooted in making assumptions and taking things personally."

- Chapter Four, 'The Four Agreements'.

24. “If we can see our state of mind as a disease, we find there is a cure.”

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

Inspirational Quotes

Get motivated by these quotes from 'The Four Agreements'.

25. "When you don’t do your best, you are denying yourself the right to be you."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

26. "Every human mind is fertile, but only for those kinds of seeds it is prepared for. "

- Chapter Two, 'The Four Agreements'.

27. "Have the courage to ask questions until you are clear as you can be, and even then do not assume you know all there is to know about a given situation."

- Chapter Four, 'The Four Agreements'.

28. "Real love is accepting other people the way they are without trying to change them."

- Chapter Four, 'The Four Agreements'.

29. "It is always better to ask questions than to make an assumption, because assumptions set us up for suffering."

- Chapter Four, 'The Four Agreements'.

30. "Whatever happens around you, don't take it personally... Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

31. "The word is so powerful that one word can change a life or destroy the lives of millions of people."

- Chapter Two, 'The Four Agreements'.

32. "You can only be you when you do your best."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

33. "Action is about living fully. Inaction is the way that we deny life."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

34. "Your word is the power that you have to create. Your word is the gift that comes directly from God."

- Chapter Two, 'The Four Agreements'.

35. "Whatever you feel and do is just a projection of your own personal dream, a reflection of your own agreements."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

36. "Whatever life takes away from you, let it go. When you surrender and let go of the past, you allow yourself to be fully alive in the moment. Letting go of the past means you can enjoy the dream that is happening right now."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

37. "When you don't do your best. you are denying yourself the right to be you."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

38. “Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.”

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

39. “If you want to live a life of joy and fulfillment, you have to find the courage to break those agreements that are fear-based and claim your personal power.”

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

40. "Use your energy in the direction of truth and love ."

- Chapter Two, 'The Four Agreements'.

41. "There is no time to miss anyone or anything because you are alive. Not enjoying what is happening right now is living in the past and being only half alive. This leads to self pity, suffering and tears."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

42. "You can have many great ideas in your head, but what makes the difference is the action. Without action upon an idea, there will be no manifestation, no results, and no reward."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

43. "Do not expect people to tell you the truth because they also lie to themselves."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

Self-Introspection Quotes

Self-introspection quotes to guide you to find what you really want.

If you are on a journey within, this list of sayings will surely help you get some insight.

44. "We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others, but we cannot accept and love ourselves."

- Chapter Seven, 'The Four Agreements'.

45. "Life can be very easy when love is your way of life."

- Chapter Seven, 'The Four Agreements'.

46. "'In your whole life nobody has ever abused you more than you have abused yourself."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

47. "We judge others according to our image of perfection as well, and naturally they fall short of our expectations."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

48. "Real love is accepting other people the way they are without trying to change them. If we try to change them, this means we don't really like them."

- Chapter Four, 'The Four Agreements'.

49. "Even if others lie to you, it is okay. They are lying to you because they are afraid."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

50. "Walking away may hurt for a while, but your heart will eventually heal. Then you can choose what you really want. You will find that you don't need to trust others as much as you need to trust yourself to make the right choices."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

51. "You feel the heat and the light emanating from the flame in your heart."

- 'Prayers', 'The Four Agreements'.

52. "You are never responsible for the actions of others; You are only responsible for yourself."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

53. "We form an image of what perfection is in order to try to be good enough."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

54. "We think we are responsible for everything. Me, me, me, always me!"

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

55. “Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves.”

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

56. "We also make assumptions about ourselves, and this creates a lot of inner conflict."

- Chapter Four, 'The Four Agreements'.

57. "When you overdo, you deplete your body and go against yourself, and it will take you longer to accomplish your goal."

- Chapter Five, 'The Four Agreements'.

58. "When you are impeccable, you take responsibility for your actions, but you do not judge or blame yourself."

- Chapter Two, 'The Four Agreements'.

59. "Taking things personally makes you easy prey for these predators, the black magicians."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

60. "You have to trust yourself and choose to believe or not to believe what someone says to you."

- Chapter Three, 'The Four Agreements'.

61. "We need a great deal of courage to challenge our own beliefs. Because even if we know we didn’t choose all these beliefs, it is also true that we agreed to all of them."

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

62. "We have learned to live by other people’s points of view because of the fear of not being accepted and of not being good enough for someone else."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

63. “What you are seeing and hearing right now is nothing but a dream.”

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

64. "If you touch the infected skin, it is going to hurt, so you try to cover and protect the skin. You will not enjoy being touched because it hurts."

- Chapter Six, 'The Four Agreements'.

65. "Breaking the rules in the Book of Law opens your emotional wounds, and your reaction is to create emotional poison."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

66. "Self-abuse comes from self-rejection, and self-rejection comes from having an image of what it means to be perfect and never measuring up to that ideal. Our image of perfection is the reason we reject ourselves; it is why we don't accept ourselves the way we are, and why we don't accept others the way they are."

- Chapter One, 'The Four Agreements'.

67. "How much you love yourself and how you feel about yourself are directly proportionate to the quality and integrity of your word. "

- Chapter Two, 'The Four Agreements'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for  quotes from the book The Four Agreements why not take a look at Teilhard de Chardin quotes, or 'The Alchemist' quotes.

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