Don Miguel Ruiz Quotes For Success In Life

Miguel Ángel Ruiz Macías better known as Don Miguel Ruiz is a Mexican author of Toltec spiritualist and neoshamanistic texts. His work is best-received among members of the New Thought movement that focuses on ancient teachings as a means to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Ruiz is listed as one of Watkins’s 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2018. Some have associated Ruiz’s work with Carlos Castaneda, author of The Teachings of Don Juan. These Don Miguel Ruiz quotes will motivate you in life.

Best Don Miguel Ruiz Quotes

  1. “Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child before you understood the meaning of any word before opinions took over your mind. The real you is loving, joyful, and free. The real you is just like a flower, just like the wind, just like the ocean, just like the sun.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  2. “Once you forgive yourself, the self-rejection in your mind is over. Self-acceptance begins, and the self-love will grow so strong that you will finally accept yourself just the way you are. That’s the beginning of the free human. Forgiveness is the key.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  3. “We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others, but we cannot accept and love ourselves. The more self-love we have, the less we will experience self-abuse. 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 the way we are, and why we don’t accept others the way they are.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  4. “We search for everything we believe we don’t have, not knowing that everything we are looking for is already inside us. We are born with it.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  5. “Let everything we do and say be an expression of the beauty in our heart, always based on love” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  6. “The way you react has been repeated thousands of times, and it has become a routine for you. You are conditioned to be a certain way. And that is the challenge: to change your normal reactions, to change your routine, to take a risk and make different choices.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  7. “Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  8. “The real you is still a little child who never grew up. Sometimes that little child comes out when you are having fun or playing when you feel happy when you are painting, or writing poetry, or playing the piano, or expressing yourself in some way. These are the happiest moments of your life – when the real you comes out when you don’t care about the past and you don’t worry about the future. You are childlike.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  9. “You are the way you are because that is what you believe about yourself.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  10. “Know that truth, forgiveness, and love can heal the world. Imagine if all of us could be truthful with ourselves, start forgiving everyone, and start loving everyone. We would no longer be selfish, gossiping would be over, and we would no longer judge one another. The world would become a place where all of us live in love.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  11. “Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally… Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  12. “People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  13. “We have a tendency to make assumptions about everything! The problem with making assumptions is that we believe they are truth. We could swear they are real. We make assumptions about what others are doing or thinking-we take it personally-then we blame them and react by sending emotional poison in our word. That is why whenever we make assumptions, we’re asking for problems. We make assumptions, we misunderstand, we take it personally, and we end up creating a whole big drama for nothing.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  14. “Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  15. “The best path to happiness is learning to change as rapidly as life does.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  16. “Your word is the power that you have to create” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  17. “You are immortal; you exist for billions of years in different manifestations, because you are Life, and Life cannot die. You are in the trees, the butterflies, the fish, the air, the moon, the sun. Wherever you go, you are there, waiting for yourself.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  18. “There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  19. “We only see what we want to see; we only hear what we want to hear. Our belief system is just like a mirror that only shows us what we believe.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  20. “The Four Agreements 1. Be impeccable with your word. 2. Don’t take anything personally. 3. Don’t make assumptions. 4. Always do your best.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  21. “Just being ourselves is the biggest fear of humans. We have learned to live our life trying to satisfy other people’s demands. 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.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  22. “When you are aware that you are the force that is Life, anything is possible. Miracles happen all the time because those miracles are performed by the heart. The heart is in direct communion with the human soul, and when the heart speaks, even with the resistance of the head, something inside you changes; your heart opens another heart, and true love is possible.” ~ Don Miguel Ruiz Quotes
  23. “You can only be you when you do your best. When you don’t do your best you are denying yourself the right to be you. That’s a seed that you should really nurture in your mind. You don’t need knowledge or great philosophical concepts. You don’t need the acceptance of others. You express your own divinity by being alive and by loving yourself and others.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  24. “Today, imagine all the love flowing from your heart to all the people who need your love.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  25. “Always Do Your Best. 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.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  26. “Every human is an artist. And this is the main art that we have: the creation of our story.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  27. “How are you going to change the world? The answer is easy. By changing the world that exists in your head.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  28. “Don’t make assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  29. “Selfishness comes from poverty in the heart, from the belief that love is not abundant.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  30. “There is nothing to learn about love. Everything is already there, in our genes, in our nature. We don’t have to learn anything except what we invent in this world of illusion. We search for love outside ourselves when love is all around us. Love is everywhere, but we don’t have the eyes to see…Your heart can create any amount of love, not just for yourself, but for the whole world. When we know that our heart is a magical kitchen, we are always generous and our love is completely unconditional.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  31. “When you do your best you learn to accept yourself” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  32. “Only love has the ability to put you in that state of bliss” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  33. “Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves. All people live in their own dream, in their own mind; they are in a completely different world from the one we live in. When we take something personally, we make the assumption that they know what is in our world, and we try to impose our world on their world.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  34. “The only reason you are happy is because you choose to be happy. Happiness is a choice, and so is suffering.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  35. “Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  36. “You cannot change the world if you don’t change your own world first.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  37. “Self-rejection is the biggest sin that you can commit.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  38. “You don’t need to change the world; you need to change yourself.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  39. “If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you. If that person doesn’t walk away, you will surely endure many years of suffering with him or her. 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.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  40. “I will no longer allow anyone to manipulate my mind and control my life in the name of love.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  41. “The freedom we are looking for is the freedom to be ourselves, to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives we will see that most of the time we do things just to please others … The worst part is that most of us are not even aware that we are not free.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  42. “I am here and I’m alive. That’s enough.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  43. “The cells in your body are completely loyal to you; they work for you in harmony. We can even say they pray to you. You are their God. That is absolutely the truth. Now, what are you going to do with this knowledge?” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  44. “There is no need to justify what we are. there is no need to work hard to become what we are not. we just need to return to our integrity, to the way we were before we learned to speak. perfect. as little children, we are authentic. only the present time is real for us; we don’t care about the past, and we aren’t worried about the future. we enjoy life; we want to explore and have fun. nobody teaches us to be that way; we are born that way.” ~ Don Miguel Ruiz Quotes
  45. “The world is very beautiful and very wonderful. Life can be very easy when love is your way of life. You can be loving all the time. This is your choice. You may not have a reason to love, but you can love because to love makes you so happy. Love in action only produces happiness. Love will give you inner peace. It will change your perception of everything.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  46. “Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  47. “You are alive, so take your life and enjoy it. You were born with the right to be happy, to love, and to share your love. Just to be-to take a risk and enjoy your life-is all that matters.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  48. “Accept your own divinity. Everything is a manifestation of God. When you know that, the power that is LIFE is inside you, you accept your own divinity, and yet you are humble because you see that see the same divinity in everyone else.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  49. “I don’t take anything personally. I am a secondary character in other people’s stories. I know that whatever people say about me is just a projection of their image of me. It has nothing to do with me.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  50. “Humans believe so many lies because we aren’t aware. We ignore the truth or we just don’t see the truth. When we are educated, we accumulate a lot of knowledge, and all that knowledge is just like a wall of fog that doesn’t allow us to perceive the truth, what really is.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  51. “Also, go inside and listen to your body, because your body will never lie to you. Your mind will play tricks, but the way you feel in your heart, in your guts, is the truth.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  52. “We are the same, you and I. We are images of light.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  53. “I turned my head to the sky, to the sun, to the stars, and put a little piece of my love in every star, in the moon, in the sun, and they loved me back. And I became one with the moon and the sun and the stars, and my love kept growing and growing. And I put a little piece of my love in every human, and I became one with the whole of humanity. Wherever I go, whomever I meet, I see myself in their eyes, because I am a part of everything, because I love.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  54. “When you are happy, the people around you are happy, too, and it inspires them to change their own world.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  55. “I am here to enjoy life. I am not here to suffer. I am here to be a dreamer, to be an artist, to be a seer. The mission of my life is to enjoy every single moment of my life.” ~ Don Miguel Ruiz Quotes
  56. “…Nothing that your partner does is personal. Your partner is dealing with her own garbage. If you don’t take it personally, it will be so easy for you to have a wonderful relationship with your partner” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  57. “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.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  58. “When we respect everybody around us, we are in peace with everybody around us.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  59. “Gossiping has become the main form of communication in human society. It has become the way we feel close to each other because it makes us feel better to see someone else feel as badly as we do. There is an old expression that says, ‘Misery likes company,’ and people who are suffering in hell don’t want to be all alone.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  60. “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.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  61. “The real us is pure love, pure light” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  62. “But it is not what I am saying that is hurting you; it is that you have wounds that I touch by what I have said. You are hurting yourself. There is no way I can take this personally.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  63. “Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness, and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  64. “There is really no reason to suffer. The only reason you suffer is because you choose to suffer. If you look at your life you will find many excuses to suffer, but a good reason to suffer you will not find. The same is true for happiness. The only reason you are happy is because you choose to be happy. Happiness is a choice, and so is suffering.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

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