Category: Motivational Quotes

Evagrius Ponticus Happiness Quotes To Remind You That Life Is Full Of Happiness

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The man who thinks

“Happy is the man who thinks himself no better than dirt.”- Evagrius Ponticus

Sensible experience at the time of prayer

“Happy is the spirit that attains to complete unconsciousness of all sensible experience at the time of prayer.”- Evagrius Ponticus

Free of all matter

“Happy is the spirit that becomes free of all matter and is stripped of all at the time of prayer.”- Evagrius Ponticus

Praying with distraction

“Happy is the spirit which, praying with distraction, goes on increasing its desire for God.”- Evagrius Ponticus

The perfect formlessness

“Happy is the spirit that attains to the perfect formlessness at the time of prayer.”- Evagrius Ponticus

Evagrius Ponticus Prayer Quotes To Remind You That You Are Not Alone

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Do you wish to pray?”

“Do you wish to pray? Renounce all the things.

You then will become heir to all.”- Evagrius Ponticus

Pray to be freed

“First of all pray to be purified from your passions.

Secondly, pray to be delivered from ignorance.

Thirdly, pray to be freed from all temptation and abandonment.” – Evagrius Ponticus

Can you pray purely?

“You will not be able to pray purely

if you are all involved with material affairs

and agitated with unremitting concerns.

For prayers is the rejection of conceptions.”– Evagrius Ponticus