Quotations Page 1

This page contains some of my favourite spiritual quotes.They are all meaningful to me and have been carefully selected. Enjoy!

" Never put anyone out of your heart... "
               ~ Neem Karoli Baba

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People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
 in order to avoid facing their own soul.
~ Carl Gustav Jung

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Acquire the courage to believe in yourself. Many of the things 
that you have been taught were at one time the radical ideas 
of individuals who had the courage to believe what their own
hearts and minds told them was true, rather than accept the 
common beliefs of their day.
~ Ching Ning Chu

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"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way 
of  truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, 
and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in 
the end they always fall. Think of it...always."
 ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth 
and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal, but 
lay up for yourself  treasures in heaven, where neither moth 
nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal.  
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
 ~ Jesus

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There's music in the sighing of a reed; There's music in the 
gushing of a rill; There's music in all things, if men had ears: 
Their earth  is but an echo of the spheres.
~ Lord Byron

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Do everything with a mind that lets go. Don't accept praise 
or gain or anything else. If you let go a little you will have a 
little peace; if you let go a lot you will have a lot of peace; if 
you let go completely you will have complete peace.
~ Ajahn Chah

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You must understand the whole of life, not just 
one little part of it. That is why you must read, 
that is why you must look at the skies, that is 
why you must sing and dance, and write poems, 
and suffer, and understand, for all that is life.
~ J.Krishnamurti

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Here I sit between my brother the mountain and my 
sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the 
love that binds us together is deep and strong and strange.

~ Kahlil Gibran

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Outside ideas of right doing and wrong doing there is 
a field. I'll meet you there. 
~ Rumi

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Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like  
dew on the tip of a leaf. 
 ~ Rabindranath Tagore 

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Love expects no reward. Love knows no fear. Love Divine 
gives - does not demand. Love thinks no evil; imputes no 
motive. To Love is to share and serve.
~ Sivananda

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My sun sets to rise again.
~ Robert Browning

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If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should 
find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm 
all hostility.
~ Longfellow

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When we are face to face with truth, the point 
of view of Krishna, Buddha, Christ, or any other 
Prophet, is the same. When we look at life from the 
top of the mountain, there is no limitation; there is 
the same immensity.
    ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan

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I honor those who try to rid themselves of any lying,
who empty the self and have only clear being there.
~ Rumi

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My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards 
the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their 
own image to be servants of their human interests.
~ George Santayana

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Do not keep the alabaster box of your friendship 
sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives
 with sweetness. Speak approving, cheering words 
while their ears can hear them, and while their hearts 
can be thrilled and made happier. The kind of things you
 mean to say when they are gone, say before they go.
 ~ George W. Childs

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People are where they are because that's exactly where
 they really want to be...whether they'll admit that or not.
 ~ Earl Nightingale

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There will come a time when you believe everything is 
finished. That will be the beginning.
~ Louis L'Amour

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Come, fill the Cup, and in the Fire of Spring
The Winter Garment of Repentance fling:
The Bird of Time has but a little way
To fly--and Lo! the Bird is on the Wing.
~ Omar Khayyam

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Life and death: they are one, at core entwined. 
Who understands himself from his own strain 
presses himself into a drop of wine 
and throws himself into the purest flame. 
~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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We shall not cease from exploring, 
And the end of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
~ T.S. Eliot

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For one human being to love another: that is perhaps 
the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the
last test and proof, the work for which all other work 
is but preparation. 
~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge.
~ Stephen Levine

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People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong... 
Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those 
things and make them bloom?
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

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No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face 
to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally 
getting bewildered as to which may be true.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

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We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.
~ Sir Thomas Browne

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What is to give light must endure burning.
~ Viktor Frankl

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The less you open your heart to others,
the more your heart suffers.
~ Deepak Chopra

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Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry,
the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness
which does not bow before children.
~ Kahlil Gibran

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This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred 
veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, 
to take a step without feet.
~ Rumi

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What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, 
the master calls a butterfly.
~ Richard Bach

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Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
~ Chinese Proverb

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If you are pained by external things, it is not they 
that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. 
And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.
~ Marcus Aurelius

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God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM."
~ Exodus 3:14

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. 
If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
~ The 14th Dalai Lama

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The same stream of life that runs through the world 
runs through my veins night and day in rhythmic measure. 
It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust 
of the earth into numberless waves of flowers."
~ Rabindranath Tagore

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