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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 ~


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 ~


Man is a physical and spiritual epitome of the Universe.
~By Daniel D. Palmer ~


Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
~By Chanakya ~


These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears, close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow, conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


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


Attachment to spiritual things is... just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.
~By Beverly Sills ~


Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
~By Jim Rohn ~


If there is any one truth from the legacy of the Cayce readings, it would be that there is a spiritual dimension to humans, something beyond time and space.
~By Henry Reed ~


Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance.
~By Tiger Woods ~


Our society is illuminated by the spiritual insights of the Hebrew prophets. America and Israel have a common love of human freedom, and they have a common faith in a democratic way of life.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


I went through a lot of phases and studied many religions. I am not into religion, I am spiritual.
~By Ja Rule ~


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


An important consequence of freeing oneself from the fear of death is a radical opening to spirituality of a universal and non-denominational type.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


New York is my Lourdes, where I go for spiritual refreshment... a place where you're least likely to be bitten by a wild goat.
~By Brendan Behan ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I think the new spirituality will be a spirituality that's not based on a particular dogma. And that steps away from the old spiritual paradigm that we have created on this planet, which comes from a thought that there is such a thing as being better.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


I don't know who will lead us through the '90s, but they must be made to speak to this spiritual vacuum at the heart of American society, this tumor of the soul.
~By Lee Atwater ~


I'm studying Kabbalah, which is really the essence of Jewish spirituality.
~By Sandra Bernhard ~


We're nondenominational. I come from Northern Ireland, and we've had religious wars for years. I didn't want to create an illusion that my God is better than your God. So our show is a spiritual show, not a religious show.
~By Roma Downey ~


Music is spiritual. The music business is not.
~By Van Morrison ~


If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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


Organized Christianity has always represented immortality as a sort of common heritage; but I never could see why spiritual life should not be conditioned on the same terms as all life, i. e., correspondence with environment.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


The obsession with performance left no room for the development of the intuitive or spiritual impact of space and form other than the aesthetic of the machine itself.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life; from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


I've found a more personal, pagan kind of religion to satisfy the spiritual side of things.
~By Julian Clary ~


The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


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 ~


That is why we profess a spiritual kinship with primitive and archaic art.
~By Mark Rothko ~


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


My hates have always occupied my mind much more actively and have given greater spiritual satisfactions than my friendships.
~By Westbrook Pegler ~


For the spiritual sense of the Word treats everywhere of the spiritual world, that is, of the state of the church in the heavens, as well as in the earth; hence the Word is spiritual and Divine.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


As the new spirituality begins to become the pervasive spirituality of the planet, we'll find that we have abandoned our philosophy of contradictions in which we say we're all one but continue to try to win.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


I support mosques, obviously. We need churches, temples, mosques. Whatever people use to speak with their god or to receive spiritual inspiration is good for the country. But the symbolism of it at ground zero, within two blocks or three blocks, I believe is wrong.
~By Peter King ~


Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
~By Alan Watts ~


I think spirituality is a good thing but I dislike any sort of dogmatic organization.
~By Noah Taylor ~


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 ~


What is it in you that brings you to a spiritual teacher in the first place? It's not the spirit in you, since that is already enlightened, and has no need to seek. No, it is the ego in you that brings you to a teacher.
~By Ken Wilber ~


Spiritual beings, either from the beginning or soon thereafter, become what they are to be for ever and ever.
~By Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ~


Any spirituality can be enhanced with the practice or study of yoga.
~By Christy Turlington ~


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


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


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 ~


A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


To get to New Orleans you don't pass through anywhere else. That geographical location, being aloof, lets it hold onto the ritual of its own pace more than other places that have to keep up with the progress.
~By Allen Toussaint ~


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 ~


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 ~


Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


That's the most beautiful thing that I like about boxing: you can take a punch. The biggest thing about taking a punch is your ego reacts and there's no better spiritual lesson than trying to not pay attention to your ego's reaction.
~By David O. Russell ~


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 ~


We can hear the silent voice of the spiritual universe within our own hearts.
~By Ruth St. Denis ~


To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.
~By Reese Witherspoon ~


I think creativity is spiritual. I absolutely believe that.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


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 ~


I think art is the only thing that's spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people's interpretations of God. I don't think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means.
~By Marilyn Manson ~


Grace is available for each of us every day - our spiritual daily bread - but we've got to remember to ask for it with a grateful heart and not worry about whether there will be enough for tomorrow.
~By Sarah Ban Breathnach ~


All great people glorify their history and look back upon their early attainments with a spiritualized vision.
~By Kelly Millar ~


Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions.
~By Matthew Henry ~


A lot of people over the years have been doing yoga and I think even more these days are expressing an interest in it. So there are a lot of manifestations of spirituality here in town.
~By Ashley Judd ~


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


Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science.
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize the potentialities, particularly the moral and spiritual potentialities, which we usually reserve for war.
~By John Foster Dulles ~


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


The intellect is a cold thing and a merely intellectual idea will never stimulate thought in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


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


For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.
~By Jerry Garcia ~


The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


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


Therefore, a person should first be changed by a teacher's instructions, and guided by principles of ritual. Only then can he observe the rules of courtesy and humility, obey the conventions and rules of society, and achieve order.
~By Xun Zi ~


I feel like a lot of the fundamental material, I've assimilated. So now the question is: Am I going to really get into my spiritual inheritance of music and really develop my abilities?
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


When you have a spiritual foundation, you look at poverty differently then.
~By Dennis Banks ~


From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
~By William Ames ~


Their spirituality was in nature, even though Emerson was a preacher on the pulpit, he ended up going out into nature for direct, face-to-face communication with God, if you want to call all of this creation part of God.
~By Story Musgrave ~


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


Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.
~By Shakti Gawain ~


When we have spiritual reading at meals, when we have the rosary at night, when we have study groups, forums, when we go out to distribute literature at meetings, or sell it on the street corners, Christ is there with us.
~By Dorothy Day ~


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 ~


I used to listen to country and western and blues, John Lee Hooker, spirituals, the Bluegrass Boys, and Eddie Arnold. There was a radio station that come on everyday with country, spirituals, and the blues.
~By Otis Rush ~


The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense, but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences, and partly poems in prose.
~By Edvard Munch ~


Only work which is the product of inner compulsion can have spiritual meaning.
~By Walter Gropius ~


All faith consists essentially in the recognition of a world of spiritual values behind, yet not apart from, the world of natural phenomena.
~By Dean Inge ~


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 ~


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


But the first differentiation of its reflection in the manifested World is purely Spiritual, and the Beings generated in it are not endowed with a consciousness that has any relation to the one we conceive of.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


Our personal consumer choices have ecological, social, and spiritual consequences. It is time to re-examine some of our deeply held notions that underlie our lifestyles.
~By David Suzuki ~


A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul, and formed some probable conjectures, that man was designed for a future state of existence.
~By David Brainerd ~


My deepest impulses are optimistic, an attitude that seems to me as spiritually necessary and proper as it is intellectually suspect.
~By Ellen Willis ~


For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death.
~By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~


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 ~


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


I've always wanted to improve on the idea of living well, In moderation, wine is good for you - mentally, physically, and spiritually.
~By Robert Mondavi ~


I wasn't losing my focus but I was getting tired of focusing. What I was focusing on was becoming too routine, too ritual, not something that was interesting, new and exciting.
~By Picabo Street ~

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