The Four Agreements

The Four Agreements Summary

In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

•  A New York Times bestseller for over a decade
•  An international bestseller translated into 46 languages worldwide

"This book by don Miguel Ruiz, simple yet so powerful, has made a tremendous difference in how I think and act in every encounter." — Oprah Winfrey

“Don Miguel Ruiz’s book is a roadmap to enlightenment and freedom.” — Deepak Chopra, Author, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

“An inspiring book with many great lessons.” — Wayne Dyer, Author, Real Magic

“In the tradition of Castaneda, Ruiz distills essential Toltec wisdom, expressing with clarity and impeccability what it means for men and women to live as peaceful warriors in the modern world.” — Dan Millman, Author, Way of the Peaceful Warrior


About the Authors

Don Miguel Ruiz is the bestselling author of The Four Agreements (a New York Times bestseller for over a decade), The Four Agreements Companion Book, The Mastery of Love, The Voice of Knowledge, The Circle of Fire, and The Fifth Agreement. The teachings of Ruiz are best known for transforming complex human issues into simple common sense — a talent that has earned him millions of fans and international acclaim.

Janet Mills is the founder and president of Amber-Allen publishing. She is also the co-author, with don Miguel Ruiz, of six books in The Toltec Wisdom Series, creator of “The Four Agreements for a Better Life” online course, and editor of Deepak Chopra’s bestselling title, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. Her life’s mission is to publish books of enduring beauty, integrity, and wisdom, and to inspire others to fulfill their most cherished dreams.

Book Reviews


Not my cup of tea4 star

The book was well written and a fun book club discussion. There did seem to be some basic concepts in there just reworded in a very mystical sort of way that threw me off a bit. Overall, nice book just not my thing in general.45


Perspective5 star

This book will help you see things differently. Are you ready to put in the work warrior?55


Life5 star

The essentials of life wrapped around every word on these pages! It gets better as you read abs then re-read to allow it to sink in!! Beautiful illustrations and vibrant words make it stick! Must Read!55

Eleonor E

Eye Opening5 star

You really do see things differently after reading this book. I agree to never take anything personally or to make assumptions anymore. Amen !!55


Great read5 star

Will implement the knowledge from this text in my daily life.55


Eye opening!!!5 star

Most of these agreements I struggle with on a daily. But reading this book has given me a new perspective!55


Eye opening and Invigorating5 star

For only if we never took anything personally, never assumed, always gave our best and kept our word. What a society we would be! Great book55


Best book ever5 star

I’m so thankful for the way this book made me feel im slowly gonna take this time to heal …55

chicago bobby

The Four Agreements5 star

Great read. A must for all ages.55


The Four Agreements5 star

A MUST read - simply amazing in its message.55

Other Books by Don Miguel Ruiz & Janet Mills

The Mastery of Love


The Mastery of Love
4.5     1147
The Fifth Agreement


The Fifth Agreement
4.5     345

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