Quotes

Spiritual Quotes

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought”

– Buddha

“By three methods we may learn wisdom:

First, by reflection, which is noblest;

Second, by imitation, which is easiest;

and third by experience, which is the bitterest”

– Confucius

“Great acts are made up of small deeds”

– Lao Tzu

“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”

Matthew 7:7,8

“As long as you have attachment to the body and attachment to objects, fear and suffering will be with you. Therefore, Krishna told Arjuna to develop his discrimination and rid himself of body consciousness. He told him that once he was free of body consciousness he would be able to develop integral vision.”

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

“Let love be selfless and truth fearless; Let our breasts be flooded with light -Make our hearts clear as crystal.”

– Muhammad Iqbal

“Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace”

– Buddha

“A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions”

– Confucius

The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step”

– Lao Tzu

“I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;”

Matthew 5:43-44

“Help thy brother’s boat across, and Lo! Thine own has reached the shore”

Hindu Proverb

“It’s okay to feel sad, anxious, lonely, frustrated, and confused. Feeling these emotions doesn’t make you less of a believer. The difference between the believer and non-believer is that the believer remains patient and turns to Allah for help.”

– Wael Abdelgawad

“What you think you become”

– Buddha

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it”

– Confucius

“He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough”

– Lao Tzu

“Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”

Matthew 22:37-40

“They who give have all things; they who withhold have nothing”

Hindu Proverb

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”                                                                                          – Rumi

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment “

– Buddha

“Heaven means to be one with God”

– Confucius

 “Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment”

– Lao Tzu

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

Romans 15:13

“He does not live in vain; who employs his wealth, his thought, and his speech to advance the good of others”

Hindu Proverb

“Meet the people in such a manner that if you die, they should weep for you, and if you live, they should long for you.”

– Ali Ibn Abi Talib

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible”

– Dalai Lama

“Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles”

– Confucius

“Be master of mind rather than mastered by mind”

– Zen Proverbs

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.  Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love”

John 4:7-8

“Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view and demand that they respect yours.”

~Chief Tecumseh

“It is delightful some times to sit with an ingenious friend, He understands you before you having said anything.”

— by Mawlana Faizani

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion”

– Dalai Lama

“It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love… All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get”

– Confucius

“The infinite is in the finite of every instant “

– Zen Proverbs

“Give thanks to the God of heaven, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

Psalm 136:26

“We who are clay blended by the Master Potter, come from the kiln of Creation in many hues. How can people say one skin is colored, when each has its own coloration? What should it matter that one bowl is dark and the other pale, if each is of good design and serves its purpose well.”

~Polingaysi Qoyawayma, Hopi

“O’ youth do not disobey the words of the wise. Its better than fortune if the wise-one gives you advice.”

— by Mawlana Faizani

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness”

– Dalai Lama

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall”

– Confucius

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.”

– Baba Ram Dass

“Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.”

Romans 13:8

“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.”

Chief Seattle, 1854

“The One Who created the heart, He knows about it.”

— Hemistich

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves”

– Dalai Lama

“Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men”

– Confucius

“All of the significant battles are waged within the self”

– Sheldon Kopp

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,  so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven.”

Matthew 5:43-48

“Lose your temper and you lose a friend; lie and you lose yourself.”

~Hopi ~

“If you are grateful, I shall certainly give you increase”

[Qur’an, 14:7]

“When you get there, there isn’t any there there”

– Gertrude Stein