Peace begins in the kitchens and pantries, gardens and backyards, where our food is grown and prepared. The energies of nature and the infinite universe are absorbed through the foods we eat and are transmuted into our thoughts and actions.

— Michio Kushi

The most terrific Michio Kushi quotes that will inspire your inner self

We are always seeking our opposite, whether we know it or not.

When we discover what that is we can dissolve our arrogance.


All of our punishment institutions, including jails, laws, church confessionals, and so forth, are systems of illusion. The order of the universe, the infinite justice of yin and yang, naturally takes care of all motion and compensation. We don't need to invent arbitrary ways to make balance with punishments.


It is easy to love friends and sweethearts.

This is selfish love. Higher love embraces enemies and all ugly, bad people. The highest love doesn't see goodness or badness at all. One should even love warmongers, bad food producers and priests.


You, the real you, which is creating your body and judging every day - that is the Infinite Universe itself.


Constantly seek difficulties. You shouldn't be afraid to fail; rather you should fail continually, so that you can win in the end. Without difficulties, we cannot grow.


If you are eating well and your condition is pure and clean, life itself becomes like the dreams or visions that you have when sleeping.


Memory is merely the process of tuning into vibrations that have been left behind in space and time.


Persons who have no desire to live have a very slight chance of recovery.

We can continue to extend to them our love, sympathy, and prayers; but ultimately we must respect a person's decision to die.


An exclusive person hates ugliness, discomfort, enemies, sickness, poverty, ignorance. He finally concludes that there is no God and give himself over to abandonment.


Whenever you wash dishes, cook, or clean, if you make no sound, this is smartness itself. A person who enters a house and makes a lot of noise is revealing a lack of spirituality; even cats and dogs do not make unnecessary sounds, and man as he naturally is does not make any either.


When we see the human race, we must see before all else environment and food.

Historians write about social change without taking these factors into account. This is why it is difficult for them to see the reasons decline and prosperity in society.


We all have come from infinity, We all live within infinity, We all shall return to infinity, We are all manifestation of one infinity, We are all brothers and sisters of one infinite universe, Let us love each other, Let us help each other, Let us encourage each other, Let us all together continue to realize The endless dream of one peaceful world, We are always ONE forever.


About Michio Kushi

Quotes 19 sayings
Birthday 1926

Yoga breathing control is practiced to influence our thinking.

The lungs correspond to our fore brain and can influence our consciousness.


Pasteur originally conceived the idea of germs and of destroying them.

Although this started as a personal thing, it has mushroomed into DDT, killing beetles and worms, resulting in food contamination, much sickness, and trouble. Although he is regarded as hero by modern medicine, Pasteur will be treated in much the same way as a warmonger when he is judged in the spiritual world.


If you think of harming someone, this is the same as actually doing it, in terms of the spiritual world, since the spiritual world is vibrational, which includes thinking.


As you know macrobiotics has helped thousands of sick people;

but this is kindergarten. The purpose of macrobiotics is to become free to change all of this world into what we want - unhappiness to happiness, sickness to health, war to peace, misery to love. When you attain this freedom you become the children of the Kingdom of Heaven.


Many people believe that they were made by their parents: 'I didn't ask to be born.' they cry. This is completely wrong. Please try to remember when your were five. If you try then you will remember that this memory had no beginning. It seems as if you can remember living infinitely; that your life didn't begin when you were born but continues without limit.


When you are angry, it means you, yourself are unhappy.

Even if you are wronged, you are still making yourself unhappy if you feel anger.