To be a Baha'i simply means to love all the world; to love humanity and try to serve it; to work for universal peace and universal brotherhood.— Abdu'l-Bahá
Almighty Baha I quotations
I want you to be happy...to laugh, smile and rejoice in order that others may be made happy by you.
When the heart is filled with love everything seems beautiful & delightful to us.
If you desire with all your heart, friendship with every race on earth, your thought, spiritual and positive, will spread; it will become the desire of others, growing stronger and stronger, until it reaches the minds of all men.
It is good to laugh. Laughter is spiritual relaxation.
The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.
A thought of #hatred must be destroyed by a more powerful thought of #love.
Let your eye be chaste, your hand faithful, your tongue truthful and your heart enlightened.
Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value.
Education can, alone, cause it to reveal its treasures, and enable mankind to benefit there from.
O Son of Spirit! My first counsel is this: Possess a pure, kindly and radiant heart, that thine may be a sovereignty ancient, imperishable and everlasting.
Arts, crafts and sciences uplift the world of being, and are conducive to its exaltation. Knowledge is as wings to man's life, and a ladder for his ascent. Its acquisition is incumbent upon everyone.
The Baha'i celebrity, or the Belebrity, is a character actor with a big head playing an annoying creep on a TV show.
Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity.
If religion becomes a cause of dislike, hatred and division it were better to be without it.
Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in, and center your deliberations on its exigencies and requirements.
I like being a Baha'i who has an out-there sense of humor.
God gives us talents and faculties, and making people laugh is one of mine.
Every age hath its own problem, and every soul its particular aspiration.
My parents were adherents of the Baha'i faith, which is sort of, I can't think of the best way to describe it, but it sort of has the same relationship to Islam that Christianity has to Judaism, and it's a kind of a universalist creed and missionaries aren't paid. You're essentially expected to go out and find a job and do your own thing, and in your spare time spread the faith, and so that was the driving force of us going overseas.
I had read some books on the Baha'i Faith.
I had read - I was looking into Buddhism and trying to understand sort of the agnostic approach, so there was just a bunch of stuff I was just looking at.
I've lived here [in Egypt] among Christians and Muslims, and we never had a conflict. Now you have a conflict between Christians and Muslims and Baha'is and Sunni and Shia. The Salafists are trying to abort the revolution and make it religious, though the revolution started secular.
When I was young, I used to go to Baha'i camp, and they taught me a lot about the equality of religions.
I've always been so curious about death.
With my personal beliefs as a Baha'i, we believe that birth and death are very similar and that we're here on this Earth to develop all of the things we can't see.
I've lived in Egypt among Christians and Muslims, and we never had a conflict.
Now you have a conflict between Christians and Muslims and Baha'is and Sunni and Shia.
I'm about as big a star as the Baha'i faith has got, which is pretty pathetic.