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The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses is the Evil in the spiritual world, and what we call Evil is only the necessity of a moment in our eternal evolution.
~By Franz Kafka ~


In the mental calmness of a spiritual life, I have found that the answers to the whys in our lives are able to come to you. In my music I find the same thing.
~By Clarence Clemons ~


I was talking to my spiritual advisor. I got a letter from somebody who said that they were about to kill themselves, but they listened to a song of mine and it saved their lives.
~By David Friedman ~


People know they are lacking something, they are constantly wanting some kind of spiritual guidance.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


The red man divided mind into two parts, - the spiritual mind and the physical mind.
~By Charles Eastman ~


Me, I'm spiritually retarded, I need to be knee deep in water with a fly rod in my hands, that's about as close to God as I get.
~By Steve Earle ~


The individual has become a mere cog in an enormous organization of things and powers which tear from his hands all progress, spirituality, and value in order to transform them from their subjective form into the form of a purely objective life.
~By Georg Simmel ~


A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion.
~By Christy Turlington ~


The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.
~By Simone Weil ~


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


My main point here is that if you are the child of God and God is a part of you, the in your imagination God suppose to look like you. And when you accept a picture of the deity assigned to you by another people, you become the spiritual prisoners of that other people.
~By John Henrik Clarke ~


By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.
~By Thomas More ~


You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.
~By Teilhard de Chardin ~


When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


Only a spiritual being has awareness.
~By Chick Corea ~


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 ~


That every man after the life in the world lives to eternity, is evident from this, that man is then spiritual, and no longer natural, and that the spiritual man, separated from the natural, remains such as he is to eternity, for man's state cannot be changed after death.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


Running for President is physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually the most demanding single undertaking I can envisage unless it's World War III.
~By Walter F. Mondale ~


The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh.
~By John Owen ~


Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
~By Denis Waitley ~


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


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 ~


Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
~By Buddha ~


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


I have a notion that if you are going to be spiritually curious, you better not get cluttered up with too many material things.
~By Mary Oliver ~


True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life.
~By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ~


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 ~


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 ~


Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
~By Camille Paglia ~


It has always appeared to me, that there is so much to be done in this world, that all self-inflicted suffering which cannot be turned to good account for others, is a loss - a loss, if you may so express it, to the spiritual world.
~By Arthur Helps ~


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 ~


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 ~


We're very physical creatures, and we worry about how we look sometimes more than our spiritual selves.
~By Smokey Robinson ~


My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious, etc. beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage.
~By Ed Case ~


Down the road, I'll probably have a kid or two or three. And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on, and humor.
~By Alanis Morissette ~


When language was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known, were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth.
~By William H. Hunt ~


When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it's more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don't practice or preach it, however.
~By Uma Thurman ~


Why didn't we recognize how much it bothered them spiritually and politically?
~By Chris Matthews ~


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 ~


But, you know, they don't enjoy the dinner hour together. It's just not as much of a ritual at night and it's interesting. I think the ritual is taking place perhaps more in the morning.
~By Katie Couric ~


All revolutions are spiritual at the source. All my activities have the sole purpose of achieving a union of hearts.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities; that is not to be taken seriously in politics.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


We may fight against what is wrong, but if we allow ourselves to hate, that is to insure our spiritual defeat and our likeness to what we hate.
~By George William Russell ~


We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


There the union of Church and State tends strongly to paralyze some of the members of the body of Christ. Here there is no such influence to destroy spiritual life and power.
~By Josiah Strong ~


Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy, affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity. This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand.
~By Aly Khan ~


We always get up about 5:30, and George gets up and goes in and gets the coffee and brings it to me, and that's been our ritual since we got married. And we read the newspapers in bed and drink coffee for about an hour probably, read our briefing papers.
~By Laura Bush ~


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


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 ~


When people lack teachers, their tendencies are not corrected; when they do not have ritual and moral principles, then their lawlessness is not controlled.
~By Xun Zi ~


After the spiritual powers, there is no thing in the world more unconquerable than the spirit of nationality. The spirit of nationality in Ireland will persist even though the mightiest of material powers be its neighbor.
~By George William Russell ~


It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.
~By Oswald Chambers ~


I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes - the finer things of life - would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.
~By Coretta Scott King ~


Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
~By Mary Garden ~


The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography, but the trick is that on any other level it's a kind of insane collage of fragments of memory.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


What is right? Simply put, it is any assignment in which the photographer has a significant spiritual stake... spiritually driven work constitutes the core of a photographer's contribution to culture.
~By William Albert Allard ~


My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


I am tolerably ignorant about Judaism, and much of what I do know about it seems hard to swallow, because it is so grounded in legalism, and adherence to rituals.
~By Fred Melamed ~


Feeding is a very important ritual for me. I don't trust people who don't like to eat.
~By Gina Gershon ~


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 ~


The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time.
~By Stella Adler ~


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 ~


Dream study impacts culture. We are put in touch with the inner poet who dreams. We hear our inner, subjective response to the outer world. That helps spiritualize our lives.
~By Henry Reed ~


We are looking to brands for poetry and for spirituality, because we're not getting those things from our communities or from each other.
~By Naomi Klein ~


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


With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity.
~By Francis Arinze ~


Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
~By Charles William Eliot ~


Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.
~By Alice Foote MacDougall ~


There are things coming from me that I felt I wanted to talk about. My search for my own blend of spirituality, my acknowledgement of my sexuality, my being the single mother of a young man.
~By Ana Castillo ~


Even the two times that I left, I never really felt like I left the band. It's very bizarre. It's like there's sort of an umbilical cord that stretches between us spiritually.
~By Rick Wakeman ~


In my songs, the sex is all subliminal. It's subliminal, spiritual.
~By Ziggy Marley ~


Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Humility is not cowardice. Meekness is not weakness. Humility and meekness are indeed spiritual powers.
~By Swami Sivananda ~


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 ~


Many years before I had left a beautiful country and a rich nation and I returned to that country six years later to find it fundamentally changed and in a state of upheaval, and in great spiritual and material need.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


The interest in the supernatural in a very generic sense and in the spiritual is not in itself a factor that helps the communication of the Christian faith.
~By Karl Lehmann ~


Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.
~By George Whitefield ~


Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, and accept as something precious what comes back to you from them.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there.
~By Bonnie Raitt ~


You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


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 ~


My wife and I are affiliated with a temple here in Los Angeles. We feel very close to the congregation and to the rabbi, who happens to be my wife's cousin and who I admire greatly. I talk to him regularly but I consider myself more spiritual than religious.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


The children, each of those kids is in touch with nature and traditional aboriginal culture so a very important part of getting performances from them was just letting them be and trying to capture the unique spirituality that was in each of them.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.
~By James Allen ~


In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


There is a physical relationship with a woman that you don't have with anybody else, but that's not about love. Love is a spiritual thing.
~By Ziggy Marley ~


Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
~By George Eliot ~


Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise - nobody need read it, but anybody can do it.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


One of the most extraordinary things about being a spiritual teacher is the rare privilege of being able to look deeply into the very souls of many human beings at the same time.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family.
~By Danny Glover ~


But if it not be true, the myth itself requires to be explained, and every principle of philosophy and common sense demand that the explanation be sought, not in arbitrary allegorical categories, but in the actual facts of ritual or religious custom to which the myth attaches.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


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 ~


I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up so many different areas of Indian life.
~By Francois Gautier ~


The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
~By Aiden Wilson Tozer ~

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