The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists…It is an awful condition to be satisfied with one’s spiritual attainments…God was and is looking for hungry, thirsty people.— Smith Wigglesworth
Unique Spiritual Beings quotations
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds
This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Form follows function - that has been misunderstood.
Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
To be spiritual is not by praying and going to church.
Spiritualism is the understanding of the universe so that it can be a better place to live in.
The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.
The most common form of despair is not being who you are.
Your good thoughts, good words and good deeds alone will be your intercessors.
Nothing more will be wanted. They alone will serve you as a safe pilot to the harbour of Heaven, as a safe guide to the gates of paradise.
Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music.
If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.
Just as a stone, a tree, a straw, grain, a mat, a cloth, a pot, and so on, when burned, are reduced to earth (from which they came), so the body and its sense organs, on being burned in the fire of Knowledge, become Knowledge and are absorbed in Brahman, like darkness in the light of the sun.
When all your desires are distilled; You will cast just two votes: To love more, And be happy.
Do the right thing because it is right.
The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion.
It should transcend a personal God and avoid dogmas and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual, it should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity. Buddhism answers this description.
Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off your relish of spiritual things; in short, whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind; that thing is sin to you, however innocent it may be in itself.
Do not try to fix whatever comes in your life.
Fix yourself in such a way that whatever comes, you will be fine.
If you let go a little you will have a little happiness.
If you let go a lot you will have a lot of happiness. If you let go completely you will be free.
My music is the spiritual expression of what I am — my faith, my knowledge, my being...When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups...I want to speak to their souls.
True freedom is always spiritual. It has something to do with your innermost being, which cannot be chained, handcuffed, or put into a jail.
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.
In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just Being.
It must never be forgotten that the purpose of Alcoholics Anonymous is to sober up alcoholics. There is no religious or spiritual requirement for membership. No demands are made on anyone. An experience is offered which members may accept or reject. That is up to them.
Oppression costs the oppressor too much if the oppressed stands up and protests.
The protest need not be merely physical-the throwing of stones and bullets-if it is mental, spiritual; if it expresses itself in silent, persistent dissatisfaction, the cost to the oppressor is terrific.
If you are going to walk with Jesus Christ, you are going to be opposed .
.. In our days, to be a true Christian is really to become a scandal.
The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.
The acquirement and enjoyment of physical well-being, mental calm and spiritual peace are priceless to their possessors.
Love goes very far beyond the physical person of the beloved.
It finds its deepest meaning in its spiritual being, his inner self. Whether or not he is actually present, whether or not he is still alive at all, ceases somehow to be of importance.
If you really want peace of mind and inner calm, you will get it.
Regardless of how unjustly you have been treated, or how unfair the boss has been, or what a mean scoundrel someone has proved to be, all this makes no difference to you when you awaken to your mental and spiritual powers.
We may know who we are or we may not.
We may be Muslims, Jews or Christians but until our hearts become the mould for every heart we will see only our differences.
When God moves, everybody will be blessed.
If something is of the flesh, everybody will have a sick feeling. And if something is of the devil, it seems like the hair will stand up on your neck. That's a simple way everyone can judge, whether they've got any spiritual discernment or not.
During the year 1957, I experienced, by the grace of God, a spiritual awakening which was to lead me to a richer, fuller, more productive life. At that time, in gratitude, I humbly asked to be given the means and privilege to make others happy through music. I feel this has been granted through His grace. ALL PRAISE TO GOD.
Understand the place of love in a spiritual life.
A powerful and blissful type of love has no conditions, no ownership and no people involved. Be free from fear. Be who you are. That is love.
Being a seeker means no matter what the Vedas said, what Krishna or Shiva said, you have to know the truth in your own experience.
A thousand candles can be lighted from the flame of one candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness can be spread without diminishing that of yourself.
To be a spiritual warrior, one must have a broken heart;
without a broken heart and the sense of tenderness and vulnerability, your warriorship is untrustworthy.