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Spirituality Quotes

We live in a world that can be best described as dystopia, which is veiled with ignorance, obliterated with hostility and reeks with feeling of discontent and displeasure. In this state of chaos, its spirituality that helps us connect with supreme intelligence, boosts one’s intuitive abilities, creates positive energy and hones human abilities to connect with their deepest needs and guide their life to fulfillment. Read these famous religious studies quotations and sayings to know what wise man had to opine and say about spirituality.

Ayn Rand

God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.

Saint Augustine

By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.

Thomas Paine

Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.

Thomas Merton

A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.

John Lennon

You're just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You've got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It's all down to you, mate.

Jimmy Carter

We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon.

Lenny Kravitz

God is always in my life, and that's the most important thing to me.

John Milton

Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.

George Santayana

Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace.

Hillaire Belloc

Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language.

Thomas Paine

It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.

Andre Gide

God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved.

Dan Quayle

I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.

William Blake

Eternity is in love with the productions of time.

Epictetus

All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.

Mel Brooks

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.

Rita Mae Brown

A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.

Mother Teresa

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.

Martin Luther

Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?

Dalai Lama

If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.

Blaise Pascal

That we must love one God only is a thing so evident that it does not require miracles to prove it.

Adolf Hitler

I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator.

Saint Augustine

God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

God's finger touched him, and he slept.

Albert Schweitzer

Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.

George Santayana

Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.

Adolf Hitler

As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice.

Lenny Kravitz

Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.

Thomas More

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.

Billy Graham

Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion - it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

John Milton

Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship.

Blaise Pascal

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.

Joseph Campbell

God is a metaphor for that which trancends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that.

Andre Gide

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.

Jimmy Carter

For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.

Benjamin Franklin

God helps those who help themselves.

Billy Graham

My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.

Thomas Paine

My mind is my own church.

Albert Schweitzer

One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.

Mother Teresa

Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.

Alan Watts

The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.

William Blake

It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.

Billy Graham

Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.

Steven Wright

Hermits have no peer pressure.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

Nikki Giovanni

White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus.

Socrates

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.

Dalai Lama

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

Blaise Pascal

Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.

Robert Browning

God is the perfect poet, Who in his person acts his own creations.

Henry Ward Beecher

Faith is spiritualized imagination.

Dalai Lama

There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.

Thomas More

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.

John Milton

The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.

Willie Nelson

The whole house came up and I came up with it... I was just praying to the Lord to take care of me.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The Bible illustrated by Dore occupied many of my hours - and I think probably gave me many nightmares.

Alan Watts

The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible.

William Blake

That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.

Thomas Paine

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.

Simone Weil

It is only the impossible that is possible for God. He has given over the possible to the mechanics of matter and the autonomy of his creatures.

Charles Bukowski

Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.

Chanakya

Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.

Simone Weil

The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.

George Carlin

I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam.

Thomas Jefferson

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.

Helen Keller

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.

Thomas Merton

Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him, requires a lot of courage and know-how

Leo Buscaglia

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

Albert Schweitzer

By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.

H. L. Mencken

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.

Mahatma Gandhi

I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.

Diwali is a joyful celebration of the victory of good over evil, of our spiritual qualities dominating our basic instincts, and of intellect conquering ego.

Yoga has brought me closer to myself. It's helped me realize the interconnectedness of the mind, body and spirit, in the Buddhist sense of the word.