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Detachment Quotes


Detachment is experiencing our feelings without letting it control us. it’s like releasing attachment to the outcomes. Following are great detachment quotes.


1. “Detachment does not mean non-involvement. You can be deeply involved but not entangled.”

– Sadhguru


2. “One who controls the mind, and is free from attachment and aversion, even while using the objects of the senses, attains the Grace of God.”

– Bhagavad Gita


3. “When we let go of our reactions and detach from other people’s moods, actions, and words, we take back our power.”

– Darlene Lancer


4. “Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.”

– Lao Tzu


5. “A burning passion coupled with absolute detachment is the key to all success.”

– Mahatma Gandhi


6. “If you are experiencing life, living it to fullest not just in thought and emotion. Question of detachment will never appear.”


7. “The dream is the liberation of the spirit from the pressure of external nature, a detachment of the soul from the fetters of matter.”

– Sigmund Freud


8. “Only that which is attained through effortlessness will never be a burden to you, and only that which is not a burden can be eternal. Only that which is not in any way unnatural can remain with you forever and forever.”

– Osho


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

– John B. Bejo


10. “Compassion without detachment is an attachment to the bodily platform.”

– Radhanath Swami


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11. “Detachment doesn’t mean avoiding things and going to Himalayas. It means doing what is necessary without drowning in it.”

– Sumit Singh


12. “Detachment is being close to everything but not letting it consume and own you.”


13. “Trust the unknown. Trust yourself. Let go of searching for answers and the answers will appear.”

– Brittany Burgunder


14. “Detachment is the ultimate pleasure.”

– Saraha


15. “When you are detached, you gain a higher vantage point from which to view the events in your life instead of being trapped inside them.”

– Eckhart Tolle


16. “One has to remain detached in order to triumph over others.”

– Rollo May


17. “Great calm, generous detachment, selfless love, the 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


18. “Don’t regard what anyone says of you, for this, after all, is no concern of yours.”

– Epictetus


19. “Life is a tide; float on it. Go down with it and go up with it, but be detached. Then it is not difficult.”

– Prem Rawat


20. “Like petals what’s beautiful is often delicate. Take care of the ones you love by not holding them too tightly.”

– Nicola An


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21. “Attachment, detachment, compassion, love, all this is one big rubbish. Just be a full-fledged human being. All these damn things will happen.”

– Sadhguru


22. “When we are too much dependent on external things to validate us, we unknowingly make ourself weak and liable to distress for a long time.”


23. “Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.”

– Epictetus


24. “Attachment to the Divine leads to detachment from the mind. This leads to the realization that the nature of the Seer and the Divine are the same.”

– A. G. Mohan


25. “Unrealistic expectations often lead to disappointment, while simple unbiased attention and detachment to outcome often lead to pleasant surprises.”

– Gary Hopkins


26. “The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.”

– J. Krishnamurti


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

– Ron. W. Rathbun


28. “You only lose what you cling to.”

– Buddha


29. “It is we who carry the burden of unwanted thoughts and emotions in us. to detach means to make space between you as a being and stuff that you gather considering it’s you.”


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

– Meister Eckhart


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31. “What matters is to understand pleasure, not try to get rid of it—that is too stupid. Nobody can get rid of pleasure.”

– J. Krishnamurti


32. “This detachment must not be mere amputation; everything which is shaken off must be simultaneously found again at a higher level.”

– Gabriel Marcel


33. “Get your passion on the paper. Detach from the outcome. Forget about whether it’s going to get published.”

– Wayne Dyer


34. “If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.”

– Michael Bassey Johnson


35. “The greatest thing you can give yourself is freedom from what others think.”

– Abraham Hicks.


36. “The more material we lose, the less we have. The less we have, the more we win.”

– Anthony Liccione


37. “Only in the stillness of detachment can the soul yield up her secrets.”

– Elsa Barker


38. “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 Cutrone


39. “Detachment, now and then it’s essential to reestablish your mental soundness. Your genuine feelings of serenity.”


40. “Just Detach From False Mental Objects And Be Enlightened To Being-As-Is.”

– Baizhang Huaihai


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41. “Attachments interfere with a person’s ability to think clearly or rationally. When the person is free from attachments, he becomes equal to attraction and aversion and intelligent.”

– Bhagavad Gita


42. “There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too.”

– Simone Weil


43. “In detachment lies the wisdom of uncertainty…in the wisdom of uncertainty lies the freedom from our past, from the known, which is the prison of past conditioning. And in our willingness to step into the unknown, the field of all possibilities, we surrender ourselves to the creative mind that orchestrates the dance of the universe.”

– Deepak Chopra


44. “Surrendering means cleansing yourself completely, getting completely detached. Detachment is the only way you can rise.”

– Nirmala Srivastava


45. “Sacrifice everything. Isolate from everything to turn out to be more than you THINK that you are. To live in an unexpected way.”


46. “Our mind is continuously overflooded with ideas, emotions, sentiments. By and by relax, be empty.”

– Osho


47. “Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be obtained only by someone who is detached.”

– Simone Weil


48. “Those who conquer their minds are beings of renunciation and detachment. They are beings of renunciation and detachment they are lovingly focused on the True One, they realize and understand themselves.”

– Guru Nanak


49. “Possessions that people have are never a problem. it is the relationship they have with them.”


50. “Detachment is not the absence of interest – detachment is absolute interest, tremendous interest, but still with the capacity of non-clinging.”

– Osho


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51. “Attachment leads to jealousy. The shadow of greed that is. Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.”

– Yoda


52. “If you realize that God is a best friend that stands beside you when others cast stones you will never be afraid, never feel worthless and never feel alone.”

– Shannon Alder


53. “People often associate complexity with deeper meaning, when often after precious time has been lost, it is realized that simplicity is the key to everything.”

– Gary Hopkins


54. “The more you go with the flow of life and surrender the outcome to God, and the less you seek constant clarity, the more you will find that fabulous things start to show up in your life.”

– Mandy Hale


55. “Your heart must become a sea of love. Your mind must become a river of detachment.”

– Sri Chinmoy


56. “The highest perfection of human life consists in the mind of man being detached from care, for the sake of God.”

– Thomas Aquinas


57. “To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference, it’s detachment.”

– Sam Snead


58. “Stones make no splash on a frozen lake.”

– Steven Erikson


59. “Attachment is the source of pain, but detachment is the source of joy.”

– Debasish Mridha


60. “The mind invents detachment as a reaction to the pain of attachment. When you react to attachment by becoming “detached” you are attached to something else. So that whole process is one of attachment.”

– J. Krishnamurti


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61. “Your mind is not your own. It is a complex amalgamation of all kinds of influences. The more you are identified with it, the further away you are from yourself.”

– Sadhguru


62. “The Warrior knows that he is free to choose his desires, and he makes these decisions with courage, detachment and sometimes, with just a touch of madness.”

– Paulo Coelho


63. “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 personal power – releasing factor.”

– Norman Vincent Peale


64. “Try not to play old tapes. Just cut the very root, simply drop the entire thought of old examples and old propensities and begin living in another manner.”


65. “Detachment is not that you should own nothing. But that nothing should own you.”

– Ali ibn Abi Talib


66. “The best way to get something is to not want it at all.”

– Tapan Ghosh


67. “We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.”

– Australian Aboriginal Proverb


68. “Detachment doesn’t mean you don’t let the experience penetrate you. On the contrary, you let it penetrate you fully. That’s how you are able to leave it.”

– Mitch Albom


69. “You’ll make yourself insane attempting to control something that isn’t yours to control. Give up. Free yourself. Permit your psyche and energy to focus on something positive… to make something delightful.”


70. “We live in a society where detachment is almost essential.”

– Philip K. Dick


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71. “The joy of being one with everything will never be known to a person who is clinging to something or the other.”

– Sadhguru


72. “Detachment is a basic requirement for seeking enlightenment. Anyone or anything we are attached to has power to manipulate us although we all have freedom to choose.”

– Hina Hashmi


73. “Remain in the world, act in the world, do whatsoever is needful, and yet remain transcendental, aloof, detached, a lotus flower in the pond.”

– Osho


74. “Detach from expecting to have things work out a specific way. The universe is great and there are no disappointments. Have strength while separating from your concerns and trust that everything will unfold perfectly.”


75. “Release and detach from every person, every circumstance, every condition, and every situation that no longer serves a divine purpose in your life. All things have a season, and all seasons must come to an end. Choose a new season, filled with purposeful thoughts and activities.”

– Iyanla Vanzant


76. “If you simply get detach from yourself, it gets easier for you to see, how you perceive life.”

– Roshan Sharma.


77. “The practice of Detachment encourages the positive aspects of your life to become dominant while providing a clear path for the negative aspects to recede.”

– Gary Hopkins


78. “The root of suffering is attachment.”

– Buddha


79. “Always remember that you were once alone, and the crowd you see in your life today are just as unnecessary as when you were alone.”

– Michael Bassey Johnson


80. “Clinging to people and experiences that were never ours in the first place is what causes us to miss out on the beauty of the miracle that is the now.”

– Rachel Brathen


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81. “I don’t mind what happens. That is the essence of inner freedom. It is a timeless spiritual truth: release attachment to outcomes, deep inside yourself, you’ll feel good no matter what.”

– J. Krishnamurti


82. “Detachment is not giving up the things in this world, but accepting the fact and to be continuously aware that nothing is permanent.”

– Aditya Ajmera


83. “Detachment is not about refusing to feel or not caring or turning away from those you love. Detachment is profoundly honest, grounded firmly in the truth of what is.”

– Sharon Salzberg


84. “The essence of the Way is detachment. And the goal of those who practise is freedom from appearances.”

– Bodhidharma


85. “As long as we lean on anything outside ourselves for support, we are going to be insecure.”

– Eknath Easwaran


86. “Convince yourself every day that you are worthy of a good life. Let go of stress, breathe. Stay positive, all is well.”

– Germany Kent


87. “It was my letting go that gave me a better hold.”

– Chris Matakas


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

– Erich Fromm


89. “The sensation that allows you to experience the physical reality, when detached from the physical body allows you to realize life beyond the physical reality.”

– Roshan Sharma


90. “Let go of something to gain everything; let go of fraction to gain the whole.”

– Shunya


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