Archive for the 'Spiritual Quotes' Category

“Once, when my feet were bare…” Sadi, The Gulistan

“Once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes I came to the chief of Kufah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience.” Sadi, […]

“What lies behind us…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Whatever you are…” Abraham Lincoln

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” Abraham Lincoln

“Nobody gets to live life…” Ann Landers

“Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.” Ann Landers

“Go for it now…” Wayne Dyer

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” Wayne Dyer

“Make the most of yourself…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Sometimes the heart sees what…” H. Jackson Browne Jr.

“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” H. Jackson Browne Jr.

“It is the final proof…” Peter De Vries

“It is the final proof of God’s omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.” Peter De Vries, in “The Mackerel Plaza”

“The significance of man is…” Carl Becker

“The significance of man is that he is insignificant and is aware of it.” Carl Becker

“You can make your life…” Wayne Dyer

“You can make your life into a grand ever-evolving work of art. The key is your thoughts, the wondrous invisible part of you that is your spiritual soul.” Wayne Dyer

“Write the bad things that…” Arabic Parable

“Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.” Arabic Parable

“It is not only wrong…” Oswald Chambers

“It is not only wrong to worry, it is unbelief; worrying means we do not believe that God can look after the practical details of our lives, and it is never anything but those details that worry us.” Oswald Chambers

“God didn’t call us to be…” Mother Teresa

“God didn’t call us to be successful, just faithful.” Mother Teresa

“How do you get world peace…” Wayne Dyer

“How do you get world peace. You get world peace through inner peace. If you’ve got a world full of people who have inner peace, then you have a peaceful world.” Wayne Dyer

“We choose our joys…” Kahlil Gibran

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” Kahlil Gibran

“What can you say about…” Irv Kupcinet

“What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?” Irv Kupcinet

“Never look down on…” Jesse Jackson

“Never look down on a person unless you are helping him up.” Jesse Jackson

“What lies behind us…” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Love builds bridges…” R. H. Delaney

“Love builds bridges where there are none.” R. H. Delaney

“Where there is love…” Mahatma Gandhi

“Where there is love, there is life.” Mahatma Gandhi

“If you want to…” Anonymous

“If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money can’t buy.” Anonymous

“Look at everything…” Betty Smith

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.” Betty Smith

“The more sand that…” Jean Paul

“The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the more clearly we should see through it.” Jean Paul

“The man who views…” Muhammad Ali

“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.” Muhammad Ali

“I see God in…” Mother Teresa

“I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper’s wounds, I feel I am nursing the Lord himself.”   – Mother Teresa

“Religion gives safety, confidence…” E. Morin

“Religion gives safety, confidence and hope to the human spirit; the spirit gains the certainty of a saving truth that repeals the corrosion of doubt.”   – E. Morin

“Because we all share an…” Dalai Lama

“Because we all share an identical need for love, it is possible to feel that anybody we meet, in whatever circumstances, is a brother or sister.”   – Dalai Lama