85 Transfiguration Quotes To Inspire You

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Top 10 Transfiguration Quotes (BEST)

  1. I began to understand that suffering and disappointments and melancholy are there not to vex us or cheapen us or deprive us of our dignity but to mature and transfigure us. — Hermann Hesse
  2. Listen to Jesus and follow him. That's the message of the Transfiguration. — Pope Francis
  3. The transfiguration was a physical illustration of what the renewed mind looks like in the spiritual. — Bill Johnson
  4. To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living. — John Henry Newman
  5. Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement... for transfiguration, not for the sake of play. — Max Beckmann
  6. Eternal life is personal existence in continuity with the present life, but transfigured. — Georgia Harkness
  7. The divine process of change manifests itself to our human understanding . . . as punishment, torment, death, and transfiguration. — Carl Jung
  8. The transfiguration of matter occurs through wonder. — James Hillman
  9. Christ illustrates the purport of life as He descends from His transfiguration to toil, and goes forward to exchange that robe of heavenly brightness for the crown of thorns. — Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  10. Great grief is a divine and terrible radiance which transfigures the wretched. — Victor Hugo

The Most Famous Transfiguration Quotes

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When you look at all the miracles attributed to Jesus, they're all about change. — Michael Sheen

Within each of us exists the image of God, however disfigured and corrupted by sin it may presently be. God is able to recover this image through grace as we are conformed to Christ. — Alister E. McGrath

Worship changes the worshiper into the image of One worshiped — Jack W. Hayford

The baptism of the spirit will do for you, what a phone booth did for Clark Kent, it will change you into a different being. — Rod Parsley

To love is to be transformed into what we love. To love God is therefore to be transformed into God. — John of the Cross

This is the power of myth: that we can experience invisible spiritual realities and truths greater than visible, material things in story form. — John Granger

I am a Jew, but I am enthralled by the luminous figure of the Nazarene….No one can read the Gospels without feeling the actual presence of Jesus. — Albert Einstein

You transform all those who are touched by You. — Rumi

Live in the Acts of the Apostles, and every day you will see some miracle worked by the power of the living God. — Smith Wigglesworth

There are still preserved among Christians traces of that Holy Spirit that appeared in the form of a dove. They expel evil spirits, perform many cures, and foresee certain events. — Tertullian

Catholic Quotes

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There are not one hundred people in the United States who hate The Catholic Church, but there are millions who hate what they wrongly perceive the Catholic Church to be. — Fulton J. Sheen

Go forth in peace, for you have followed the good road. Go forth without fear, for he who created you has made you holy, has always protected you, and loves you as a mother. Blessed be you, my God, for having created me. — Clare of Assisi

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Actions speak louder than words; let your words teach and your actions speak. — Anthony of Padua

I've noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born. — Ronald Reagan

Take care of your body as if you were going to live forever; and take care of your soul as if you were going to die tomorrow. — Saint Augustine

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Love God, serve God; everything is in that. — Clare of Assisi

The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being. — Pope John Paul II

Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire. — St. Catherine of Siena

If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we render to Him and them. Let us open wide our hearts. It is joy which invites us. Press forward and fear nothing. — Katharine Drexel

A man who governs his passions is master of his world. We must either command them or be enslaved by them. It is better to be a hammer than an anvil. — Saint Dominic

Saint Quotes

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If God is for us, who can be against us? — Paul the Apostle

What we need is a cup of understanding, a barrel of love, and an ocean of patience. — Saint Francis de Sales

Everyone may not be good, but there's always something good in everyone. Never judge anyone shortly because every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. — Oscar Wilde

The most deadly poison of our times is indifference. And this happens, although the praise of God should know no limits. Let us strive, therefore, to praise Him to the greatest extent of our powers. — Maximilian Kolbe

Anxiety is the greatest evil that can befall a soul, except sin. God commands you to pray, but He forbids you to worry. — Saint Francis de Sales

The life of the body is the soul; the life of the soul is God. — Anthony of Padua

Prayer is the way you defeat the devil, reach the lost, restore a backslider, strengthen the saints, send missionaries out, cure the sick, accomplish the impossible, and know the will of God. — David Jeremiah

When the saint ceases to seek after holiness, purity, righteousness, truth; when he ceases to pray, stops reading the Word and gives way to carnal appetites, then it is that Satan comes. — Smith Wigglesworth

The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly to do it because it is his will. — Elizabeth Ann Seton

Ask Jesus to make you a saint. After all, only He can do that. Go to confession regularly and to Communion as often as you can — Dominic Savio

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More Transfiguration Quotes

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God places us in the world as his fellow workers-agents of transfiguration. We work with God so that injustice is transfigured into justice, so there will be more compassion and caring, that there will be more laughter and joy, that there will be more togetherness in God's world. — Desmond Tutu

Remember that vision on the Mount of Transfiguration; and let it be ours, even in the glare of earthly joys and brightnesses, to lift up our eyes, like those wondering three, and see no man any more, save Jesus only. — Alexander Maclaren

In the time of Jesus the mount of transfiguration was on the way to the cross. In our day the cross is on the way to the mount of transfiguration. If you would be on the mountain. you must consent to pass over the road to it. — Henry Clay Trumbull

The Lord is more constant and far more extravagant than it seems to imply. Wherever you turn your eyes the world can shine like transfiguration. You don't have to bring a thing to it except a little willingness to see. Only, who could have the courage to see it? — Marilynne Robinson

The light of the Lord's transfiguration does not come into being or cease to be, nor is it circumscribed or perceptible to the senses, even though for a short time on the narrow mountain top it was seen by human eyes. — Gregory Palamas

But now mine own eyes have beheld God; but not my natural, but my spiritual eyes, for my natural eyes could not have beheld; for I should have withered and died in his presence; but his glory was upon me; and I beheld his face, for I was transfigured before him. — Moses

It is as much our duty to live in the beauty of the presence of God on some mount of transfiguration until we become white with Christ as it is for us to go down where the needy people grope and grovel, and groan and lift them to new life. — Frank Laubach

A sudden light transfigures a trivial thing, a weather-vane, a windmill, a winnowing flail, the dust in the barn door; a moment - and the thing has vanished, because it was pure effect; but it leaves a relish behind it, a longing that the accident may happen again. — Walter Pater

Now, helpless in the hollow of An unarmorial age, a trough Of smoke in slow suspended skeins Above their scrap of history, Only an attitude remains: Time has transfigured them into Untruth. The stone finality They hardly meant has come to be Their final blazon, and to prove Our almost-instinct almost true: What will survive of us is love. — Philip Larkin

Our Lord's descent from the holy heights of the Mount of Transfiguration was more than a physical return from greater to lesser altitudes; it was a passing from sunshine into shadow, from the effulgent glory of heaven to the mists of worldly passions and human unbelief; it was the beginning of His rapid descent into the valley of humiliation. — James E. Talmage

Cubism had been an analysis of the object and an attempt to put it before us in its totality; both as analysis and as synthesis, it was a criticism of appearance. Surrealism transmuted the object, and suddenly a canvas became an apparition: a new figuration, a real transfiguration. — Octavio Paz

Love cannot accept what it is. Everywhere on earth it cries out against kindness, compassion, intelligence, everything that leads to compromise. Love demands the impossible, the absolute, the sky on fire, inexhaustible springtime, life after death, and death itself transfigured into eternal life. — Albert Camus

Loneliness comes over us sometimes as a sudden tide. It is one of the terms of our humanness, and, in a sense, therefore, incurable. Yet I have found peace in my loneliest times not only through acceptance of the situation, but through making it an offering to God, who can transfigure it into something for the good of others. — Elisabeth Elliot

Lament is a cry of belief in a good God, a God who has His ear to our hearts, a God who transfigures the ugly into beauty. Complaint is the bitter howl of unbelief in any benevolent God in this moment, a distrust in the love-beat of the Father's heart. — Ann Voskamp

[Bob] Dylan crashed his motorcycle in 1967, and almost died. A few years ago, he referred to the experience as a "transfiguration." — Bob Dylan

Art is a window to The Infinite, and opening to the goddess, a portal through which you and I, with the help of the artist, may discover depths and heights of our soul undreamed of by the vulgar world. Art is the eye of the spirit, through which the sublime can reach down to us, and we up to it, and be transformed, transfigured in the process. — Ken Wilber

The resurrection morning is a true sun-rising, the inbursting of a cloudless sky on all the righteous dead. They wake transfigured, at their Maker's call, with the fashion of their countenance altered and shining like His own. — Horace Bushnell

Creativity is not enough... the skill of the true artist is to show the real in the light of the ideal and so transfigure it. — Roger Scruton

It stands in the light transfigured, It speaks from the heights above, "Each Soul Is Its Own Redeemer; There Is No Law But Love." — Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Faith is mind at its best, its bravest, and its fiercest. Faith is thought become poetry, and absorbing into itself the soul's great, passions. Faith is intellect carried up to its transfigurement. — Charles Henry Parkhurst

Whatever that ["transfiguration" by Bob Dylan] means, it's true that the poetic brilliance of the early career would never really reappear. — Bob Dylan

Time does not really exist as we know it; rather it's a transfiguration of a concept in which mortality, mutability, is conditioned. — Frederick Lenz

O months of blossoming, months of transfigurations, May without cloud and June stabbed to the heart, I shall not ever forget the lilacs or the roses Nor those the spring has kept folded away apart. — Louis Aragon

One single act of defiance against power, against the State that seems omnipotent but is not, transforms and transfigures the human personality. At least for a time. For a while. Perhaps that is enough. — Edward Abbey

The states in which we infuse a transfiguration and a fullness into things and poetize about them until they reflect back our fullness and joy in life... three elements principally: sexuality, intoxication and cruelty all belonging to the oldest festal joys. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Profound music leads us beyond language...to the dark roots of our scream and the celestial heights of our silence. — Cornel West

You are my inspiration and my folly. You are my light across the sea, my million nameless joys, and my day's wage. You are my divinity, my madness, my selfishness, my transfiguration and purification. You are my rapscallionly fellow vagabond, my tempter and star. I want you. — George Bernard Shaw

With 'Black Swan,' the ballerina saga flips its tiara and goes on a hallucinatory bender, a scary acid trip where transfiguration and disfiguration meet. — James Wolcott

The passage of the mythological hero may be over ground, incidentally; fundamentally it is inward--into depths where obscure resistances are overcome, and long lost, forgotten powers are revivified, to be made available for the transfiguration of the world. — Joseph Campbell

But you, divine poet, you sang on till the end as the swarm of rejected maenads attacked you, shrieking, you overpowered their noise with harmony, and from pure destruction arose your transfigured song. — Rainer Maria Rilke

How often a new affection makes a new man! The sordid, cowering soul turns heroic. The frivolous girl becomes the steadfast martyr of patience and ministration, transfigured by deathless love. The career of bounding impulses turns into an anthem of sacred deeds. — Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Any great artist is wrestling with their sadness and loneliness, their fears, anxieties and securities, and they're transfiguring those into complicated forms of expression that affect our hearts, minds and souls and remind us of who we are as human beings, the fragility of our human status and the inevitability of death. — Cornel West

Mathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God. — Herbert Turnbull

Wisdom is the aristic craving for extraordinary insights, for incandescent revelations that have the power to burst through banausic and doulic ordinariness: wisdom is the lust to be transfigured, transvaluated. — Kenny Smith

Existence is god called through love, provoked through love. The moment you become capable of prayer, existence becomes god. The moment you become capable of deep love, life becomes god. It is a transfiguration of the same energy. — Osho

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