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Motivational Philosophical Quotes

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Religion is more than life. Remember that his own religion
is the truest to every man even if it stands low
in the scales of philosophical comparison.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A willingness to laugh at itself is what distinguishes
a compassionate religion from a cult.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman


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The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

When an inner situation is not made conscious,
it appears outside as fate.
- Carl Jung


 

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

To everything there is a season,
and a time to every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible

I confess that there is nothing to teach:
no religion, no science, no writings
which will lead your mind back to Spirit.
Today I speak this way, tomorrow that,
but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.
- Lao Tzu
(paraphrase)

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal
to reason and is in conflict with morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

God has no religion.
Each one prays to God according to his own light.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Forgive Your Brother from Your Heart.
- Matthew 18:21-22

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.
- Mother Teresa

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I care not much for a man's religion
whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Compassion and generosity must be the heart of any true religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Imagine ... Imagine no religion.
- John Lennon

From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

Ask and it will be given to you;
seek and you will find;
knock and the door will be opened to you.
- Matthew 7:7

A new friend is like new wine;
when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure.
- Ecclesiastes 9:10

I love you when you bow in your mosque,
kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are sons of one religion,
and it is the Spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't
appreciate kindness and compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The will of God will never take you
to where the grace of God will not protect you.
- Anonymous

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you believe in forever,
then life is just a one night stand.
- The Righteous Brothers

My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- Proverbs 23:7

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

I do not believe in the God of the theologians;
but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt.
- Thomas Edison

Every formula of every religion has, in this age of reason,
to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched
the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham

I do not concern myself with gods and spirits
either good or evil, nor do I serve any.
- Lao Tzu

I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell -
you see, I have friends in both places.
- Mark Twain

If you have a particular faith or religion,
that is good. But you can survive without it.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The most telling act of true Faith
is celebrating the death of a loved one
with the certain knowledge that
they are now in a better place.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

We are all pencils in the hand of God.
- Mother Teresa

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

Oh, if only God would give me some sign.
If He would just speak to me once. Anything.
One sentence. Two words. If He would just cough.
- the movie Love and Death

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words
than words without a heart.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You hold onto religion, you know,
rules, regulations, traditions.
I think what God is interested in
is people's hearts, and that's hard enough.
- Bono

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God has no religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am a deeply religious nonbeliever -
this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
- Albert Einstein

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul
grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do to others as you would have them do to you.
- Luke 6:31 (the "Golden Rule")

I have been all things unholy.
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
- St. Francis of Assisi


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