quote by Abdul Kalam

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal

— Abdul Kalam

Informative Religious Devotion quotations

Religious devotion quote Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.

So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men.

I will tell you what rule I observed when I was young, and too much addicted to childish diversions-never to spend more time in mere recreation in one day than I spent in private religious devotions.

Religious devotion quote Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better i
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

No matter how sinful one may have been, if he has devotion to Mary, it is impossible that he be lost.

July 4th ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance by solemn acts of devotion.


The attacks of September 11th were intended to break our spirit.

Instead we have emerged stronger and more unified. We feel renewed devotion to the principles of political, economic, and religious freedom, the rule of law and respect for human life. We are more determined than ever to live our lives in freedom.

Religious devotion quote Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances.
Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances.
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It is impossible to save one's soul without devotion to Mary and without her protection.

Devotion to you, O Blessed Virgin, is a means of salvation which God gives to those whom he wishes to save.

Is not nationalism - that devotion to a flag, an anthem, a boundary so fierce it engenders mass murder - one of the great evils of our time, along with racism, along with religious hatred? These ways of thinking - cultivated, nurtured, indoctrinated from childhood on - have been useful to those in power, and deadly for those out of power.

Religious devotion quote We should be seeking the approval of God, not the approval of people.
We should be seeking the approval of God, not the approval of people.

The territorial state is such an ancient form of society - here in Europe it dates back thousands of years - that it is now protected by the sanctity of age and the glory of tradition. A strong religious feeling mingles with the respect and the devotion to the fatherland.


The USA is so enormous, and so numerous are its schools, colleges and religious seminaries, many devoted to special religious beliefs ranging from the unorthodox to the dotty, that we can hardly wonder at its yielding a more bounteous harvest of gobbledygook than the rest of the world put together.

We either have wild places or we don't.

We admit the spiritual-emotional validity of wild, beautiful places or we don't. We have a philosophy of simplicity of experience in these wild places or we don't. We admit an almost religious devotion to the clean exposition of the wild, natural earth or we don't.

Religious devotion quote People think I'm disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a g
People think I'm disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference.

Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.

Actions which are conscious expressions of the turn-on, tune-in, drop-out rhythm are religious.The wise person devotes his life exclusively to the religious search - for therein is found the only ecstasy, the only meaning. Anything else is a competitive quarrel over (or Hollywood-love sharing of) studio props.

The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres.

Religious devotion quote God helps those who help those in need.
God helps those who help those in need.

Those who are devoted to amusements; who love the society of those who love pleasure, have an aversion to religious exercises.

The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it.

From you we have learned what we, at least, value, to separate Church and State;

and from you we gather inspiration at all times in our devotion to learning, to religious liberty, and to individual and National freedom.

Religious devotion quote Life is a seducer, it seeks to get our attention and devotion.
Life is a seducer, it seeks to get our attention and devotion.

One sees a trend in our political and legal cultures toward treating religious beliefs as arbitrary and unimportant, a trend supported by a rhetoric that implies that there is something wrong with religious devotion.

Those who wish to attain God and progress in religious devotion, should particularly guard themselves against the snares of lust and wealth. Otherwise they can never attain perfection.


The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it.

Religious devotion quote There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of f
There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of fraternity which nature has established between men.

To that movement, consecrated by religious principle, sustained by an awful sense of justice, and cheered by the brightest hopes of future good, all our powers, talents, and attainments are devoted.

Man, being not only a religious, but also a social being, requires for the promotion of his rational happiness religious institutions, which, while they give a proper direction to devotion, at the same time make a wise and profitable improvement of his social feelings.

Everybody likes to go their own way–to choose their own time and manner of devotion.

To desire revival...and at the same time to neglect(personal) prayer and devotion is to wish one way and walk another.


One farmer says to me, 'You cannot live on vegetable food solely, for it furnishes nothing to make bones with;' and so he religiously devotes a part of his day to supplying his system with the raw material of bones; walking all the while he talks behind his oxen, which, with vegetable-made bones, jerk him and his lumbering plow along in spite of every obstacle.

Presently the newly awakened psychology will gradually accomplish what pure religious devotion might have done: throw out Paul, and let Jesus in!

Most damage that others do us is out of fear, humiliation and pain.

Those feelings occur in all of us, not just in those of us who profess a certain religious or racial devotion.

Man today being concerned with production and consumption as ends in themselves, has very little engergy time to devote himself to the true religious experience.

Each religion has helped mankind. Paganism increased in man the light of beauty, the largeness and height of his life, his aim at a many-sided perfection; Christianity gave him some vision of divine love and charity; Buddhism has shown him a noble way to be wiser, gentler, purer, Judaism and Islam how to be religiously faithful in action and zealously devoted to God; Hinduism has opened to him the largest and profoundest spiritual possibilities.


The NGOs in Israel should devote more time to monitoring religious anti-Israel groups, chief among them the so-called "Christian Palestinianists."

Paul welcomed hearbreak, disillusionment and tribulation for only one reason - - these things kept him immovable in his devotion to the gospel of God.

God has virtually been made an illegal subject in that state institution most devoted to the shaping of the minds and values of our people - the public schools.

The nicest characters in A Week in December research are, in fact, Muslims - and their religious devotion is one of the things that defines them.

Holiness is religious principle put into motion.

It is the love of God sent forth into circulation, on the feet, and with the hands of love to men. It is faith gone to work. It is charity coined into actions, and devotion breathing benedictions on human suffering, while it goes up in intercession to the Father of all piety.

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