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My dad always said I was hard-headed, that it would take something like that to wake me up spiritually, and I guess it did. My heart had gotten so beat up that I didn't have anything left to give.
~By Scott Stapp ~


Painting is, I think, inevitably an archaic activity and one that depends on spiritual values.
~By Bridget Riley ~


Hence the spiritual weariness of the conscientious mother - you're always finding out just one more vital tidbit.
~By Sonia Taitz ~


Perhaps, more importantly, I think that most human beings realise only a fraction of the true potential of their minds, so the spiritual or mystical, the things which remain mysterious or unexplained have always drawn me to include them in any scheme for a novel.
~By Rose Tremain ~


Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that.
~By James Brown ~


Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence.
~By Franz Kafka ~


I also pray for favor and His anointing on my life and ministry that I might have spiritual blessing when I minister to people. They're my principal prayers; I don't have a prayer list that I go down.
~By Pat Robertson ~


He that desireth to acquire any art or science seeketh first those means by which that art or science is obtained. If we ought to do so in things natural and earthly, how much more then in spiritual?
~By Robert Barclay ~


On the question of relating to our fellowman - our neighbor's spiritual need transcends every commandment. Everything else we do is a means to an end. But love is an end already, since God is love.
~By Edith Stein ~


The higher one climbs on the spiritual ladder, the more they will grant others their own freedom, and give less interference to another's state of consciousness.
~By Paul Twitchell ~


Shaving my head was a millennium ritual, to not let it pass as just another New Year's Eve. A lot has happened to me in the last couple of years, personally and spiritually. I wanted to mark it for myself.
~By Joan Jett ~


Most analysts would agree that if all the undocumented immigrants in California were deported in one day, our state would experience a severe economic downturn. This does not even consider the many cultural and spiritual gifts these immigrants bring to our state and nation.
~By Roger Mahony ~


To recover a spiritual tradition in which creation, and the study of creation, matters would be to inaugurate new possibilities between spirituality and science that would shape the paradigms for culture, its institution, and its people.
~By Matthew Fox ~


Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Speaking very generally, I find that women are spiritually, emotionally, and often physically stronger than men.
~By Gary Oldman ~


When younger, I was thin as a rail. As I've grown older, I've put on weight. I have continued to love myself in all those roles. Part of my spirituality, I always tell people, is to accept yourself for who you are.
~By Troy Perry ~


I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education. But by the virtue of its very nature - publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual education that Catholic schools have long provided.
~By Mark Foley ~


The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.
~By Henry Miller ~


Seppuku is Japanese for ritual suicide. I thought, What a cute name for a coat.
~By Lexa Doig ~


It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


I always wanted to get married with just candles! I think candlelight is the most beautiful light there is and there's something very spiritual about it.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds.
~By John Henrik Clarke ~


The moral and spiritual aspects of both personal and international relationships have a practical bearing which so-called practical men deny.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


Coincidences are spiritual puns.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
~By Brad Henry ~


The whole world appears to me like a huge vacuum, a vast empty space, whence nothing desirable, or at least satisfactory, can possibly be derived; and I long daily to die more and more to it; even though I obtain not that comfort from spiritual things which I earnestly desire.
~By David Brainerd ~


Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day, are like the smith's bellows: they take breath but are not alive.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
~By Ludwig van Beethoven ~


The spiritual element, the really important part of religion, has no concern with Time and Space, temporary mundane laws, or conduct.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


Evolution is a bankrupt speculative philosophy, not a scientific fact. Only a spiritually bankrupt society could ever believe it. Only atheists could accept this Satanic theory.
~By Jimmy Swaggart ~


I can't explain it, but spiritually it makes sense - though I don't understand how it does make sense.
~By Kevin McDonald ~


Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


The spiritual is the cause of action. Action is life.
~By Daniel D. Palmer ~


Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.
~By Charles Bukowski ~


Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.
~By Saint Francis de Sales ~


By laughing at me, the audience really laughs at themselves, and realizing they have done this gives them sort of a spiritual second wind for going back into the battles of life.
~By Emmett Kelly ~


Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


On the spiritual theory, man consists essentially of a spiritual nature or mind intimately associated with a spiritual body or soul, both of which are developed in and by means of a material organism.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


That happens every time I get behind a guitar, regardless of what I'm saying, 'cause music is freedom and being free is the closest I've ever felt to being spiritual.
~By Ben Harper ~


I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios - the wooden floors, the big mirrors, everyone dressed in pink or black tights, the musicians accompanying us - and the feeling of ritual the classes had.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


Men who hold a theory of the Church which excludes from communion those whom they admit to have the Spirit of Christ simply proclaim that their theory is in flat contradiction to the spiritual fact.
~By Roland Allen ~


A lot of the people in San Francisco think of themselves as healers - not just as people delivering this base service, but giving their clients spiritual help. It's almost like being an actor, playing a different part for each trick.
~By James Franco ~


I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy.
~By Alban Berg ~


Whether the family goes on a spiritual basis or not, the alcoholic member has to if he would recover. The others must be convinced of his new status beyond the shadow of a doubt. Seeing is believing to most families who have lived with a drinker.
~By William Griffith Wilson ~


I am sensitive to the value of faith and religion and spirituality in people's lives because I'm a journalist.
~By Peter Jennings ~


Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


To have dominion by religion, is to have dominion over men's souls, thus over their very spiritual life, and to use the Divine things, which are in their religion, as the means.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred - it is the amphetamine of its believers.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual: It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


The new spirituality will step away from dogma, will step away from 'We're right and you're wrong.'
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


The word spiritual, not the word religious, is the key.
~By Clarence Clemons ~


There are people hell-bent on the idea that we're a Christian band in disguise, and that we have some secret message. We have no spiritual affiliation with this music. It's simply about life experience.
~By Amy Lee ~


Do you know most of the Jewish songs have the same trend of sadness as Negro spirituals?
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.
~By Edgar Winter ~


The Church's note must be a supernatural note which distinguishes incarnation from immanence, redemption from evolution, the Kingdom of God from mere spiritual process.
~By Arthur Middleton ~


Why not hold on to whatever I've got because it's as good as it's ever going to get. How can I believe that love is coming, how can I even believe that love exists; if I don't believe it's spiritually based?
~By Kenny Loggins ~


I was in the middle of a crossroads, which is a nice way of saying crisis, physically, emotionally and spiritually. You know the physical part. We just talked about it.
~By Star Jones ~


One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
~By Albert Camus ~


I don't really have special rituals, but I don't try to write fiction unless I have a minimum of a few hours. For me, it takes a while to settle into a mode where I'm truly concentrating.
~By Curtis Sittenfeld ~


Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.
~By Samuel Ullman ~


The apostles were moved, not so much by an intellectual apprehension, as by a spiritual illumination. They met men, and the need of those men whom they met cried aloud to them.
~By Roland Allen ~


You are also caught with the fact that man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage.
~By Morris West ~


Part of the advantage, and part of the result of trying to be a producer and director, are the practical things, you find. It's so advantageous to go to a place that you already have a feel for, a literal and spiritual familiarity.
~By Campbell Scott ~


The economic piece is still missing, since it's so hard to attract industry to reservations, but spiritually and educationally, they're doing just fine. Each tribe has a community college now, and they teach the language, they teach the traditions.
~By James Welch ~


The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually much more indecent and dangerous than a good smack.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


If the dead talk to you, you are a spiritualist; if God talks to you, you are a schizophrenic.
~By Thomas Szasz ~


I heard stories from my mother's mother who was an American Indian. She was spiritual, although she did not go to church, but she had the hum. She used to tell me stories of the rivers.
~By Tina Turner ~


Prayer is commission. Out of the quietness with God, power is generated that turns the spiritual machinery of the world. When you pray, you begin to feel the sense of being sent, that the divine compulsion is upon you.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


I play basketball on Sundays and I'm a very spiritual guy; I read a lot of Eastern philosophy and I meditate.
~By Garry Shandling ~


The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need.
~By Robertson Davies ~


Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual.
~By Paul Tournier ~


The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.
~By Florence Scovel Shinn ~


I am attracting a new audience now, one that is more open and more spiritually inclined.
~By Kenny Loggins ~


The new spirituality is that it will produce an experience in human encounters in which we become a living demonstration of the basic spiritual teaching 'We are all one.'
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


Praying without ceasing is not ritualized, nor are there even words. It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.
~By Bell Hooks ~


The best part of one's life is the working part, the creative part. Believe me, I love to succeed... However, the real spiritual and emotional excitement is in the doing.
~By Garson Kanin ~


Most importantly, the meaning of spirituality lays the seeds for our destiny and the path we must follow.
~By Dennis Banks ~


Maybe I'm being philosophical and spiritual, but I believe that if you put negative energy out there that that is what will come back.
~By Persis Khambatta ~


I think that growth and spiritual awareness come in slow increments. Sometimes you don't know it's happening.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


For the greater good, I thought I should be a spiritual leader for people for some reason.
~By Johnny Vegas ~


The spiritual always did exist, always will. It is eternal, it is changeless.
~By Daniel D. Palmer ~


We are not cured of alcoholism. What we have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual condition. Every day is a day when we must carry the vision of God's will into all of our daily activities.
~By William Griffith Wilson ~


Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


Interethnic and spiritual accord is our strategic resource, the basis for progress of our society and state.
~By Nursultan Nazarbayev ~


Ritual murder is referred to in court files which are located in Rome. There are pictures in it which show that in 23 cases, the Church itself has dealt with the question.
~By Julius Streicher ~


Man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage.
~By Morris West ~


I like the Beatles. They're at the core of my musicality. And John Lennon's my spiritual father.
~By Esai Morales ~


I focus on spiritual wealth now, and I'm busier, more enthusiastic, and more joyful than I have ever been.
~By John Templeton ~


Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


A musician has to find a way to make his music mean something special - spiritually or however you can.
~By Charlie Byrd ~


I used to be married to a woman who pursued every spiritual trend with tremendous passion and dragged me along. I don't believe in anything. I'd seen mediums and readers.
~By Harold Ramis ~


We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race.
~By John Naisbitt ~

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