One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.— Khalil Gibran
Promising Spiritual Life quotations
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Spiritual power is the eternal guide, in this life and the life after, for man ranks supreme among all creatures. Led forward by spiritual power, man can reach the summit destined for him by the Great Creator.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other.
If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.
Keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life.
Do not try to fix whatever comes in your life.
Fix yourself in such a way that whatever comes, you will be fine.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.
Life is a struggle and not a matter of privilege.
It is nothing but one's knowledge of the temporal and the spiritual world.
Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don't have to like it... it's just easier if you do.
The first and the most important thing is to know that life is one and immortal.
Only the forms, countless in number, are transient and brittle. The life everlasting is independent of any form but manifests itself in all forms. Life then does not die... but the forms are dissolved.
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.
If you do not trust life to unfold, the mind takes over and it becomes a game of strategy, motivated by anxiety. This mistrust is unfair. Life has given us so much, and yet we do not trust it.
the deeper one is drawn into God, the more one must 'go out of oneself';
that is, one must go to the world in order to carry the divine life into it.
Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.
The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.
This is the first lesson ye should learn: There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, it doesn't behoove any of us to speak evil of the rest of us. This is a universal law, and until one begins to make application of same, one may not go very far in spiritual or soul development.
Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.
If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?
The great religions are the ships, Poets the life boats.
Every sane person I know has jumped overboard.
Wilderness to the people of America is a spiritual necessity, an antidote to the high pressure of modern life, a means of regaining serenity and equilibrium.
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.
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.
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.
The real question is not whether life exists after death.
The real question is whether you are alive before death.
More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of.
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult-once we truly understand and accept it-then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters.
The most holy and necessary practice in our spiritual life is the presence of God. That means finding constant pleasure in His divine company, speaking humbly and lovingly with him in all seasons, at every moment, without limiting the conversation in any way.
Be brave! Be strong! Be fearless! Once you have taken up the spiritual fife, fight! Fight as long as there is any life in you! Even though you know that you are going to be killed, fight till you are killed! Don't die of fright! Die fighting! Don't go down till you are knocked down.
Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.
The more in harmony you are with the flow of your own existence, the more magical life becomes.
When we seek for connection, we restore the world to wholeness.
Our seemingly separate lives become meaningful as we discover how truly necessary we are to each other.
O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand; to be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we are pardoned; and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.