Quotations on Divinity
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Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity which lies hidden in a woman's heart, is startled to find that he must obey the God he summoned.
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Keywords: God, Heart, Divinity, Effort, Lies, Man, Woman)
Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity, and the exaltation of humanity.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Christ, Divinity, Humanity)
A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.
- Samuel Butler
(Keywords: Power, Divinity, Healing)
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in theorder of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
- Christopher Dawson
(Keywords: Nature, Being, Culture, Divinity, Grace, Humanism, Order)
We believe in the dignity of every life, the possibility of every mind, the divinity of every soul. This is our true North.
- Elizabeth Dole
(Keywords: Life, Soul, Possibility, Dignity, Divinity, Mind)
Among us all men were created sons of God and stood erect, as conscious of their divinity.
- Charles Eastman
(Keywords: Men, God, Divinity, Sons)
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
- Alexander Hamilton
(Keywords: Nature, Divinity, Rights, Human nature, Mankind, Old)
A man's character is his guardian divinity.
(Keywords: Character, Divinity, Man)
Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.
- David Hume
(Keywords: Knowledge, Growth, Divinity, Learning)
After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without; and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty.
- Washington Irving
(Keywords: Beauty, Intelligence, Talent, Divinity, Woman)
I'm not claiming divinity. I've never claimed purity of soul. I've never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can... But I still believe in peace, love and understanding.
- John Lennon
(Keywords: Love, Life, Peace, Soul, Answers, Divinity, Purity, Questions, Songs, Understanding)
Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
- Charles Lindbergh
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Knowledge, Awareness, Divinity, Future, Past, Present)
Nothing is accidental in the universe - this is one of my Laws of Physics - except the entire universe itself, which is Pure Accident, pure divinity.
- Joyce Carol Oates
(Keywords: Accident, Divinity, Laws, Nothing, Physics, Universe)
I just refer to myself as being Spirit, Mind and Body like everybody else and working toward the mastery of my natural divinity and the healing of my emotional mind.
- Leonard Orr
(Keywords: Being, Body, Divinity, Healing, Mind, Spirit)
Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Keywords: Imagination, Character, Appearance, Divinity, Wit, Witty)
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
- Swami Sivananda
(Keywords: Thoughts, Divinity, Words)
I have always looked upon alchemy in natural philosophy to be like enthusiasm in divinity, and to have troubled the world much to the same purpose.
- William Temple
(Keywords: Enthusiasm, Purpose, Alchemy, Divinity, Philosophy, World)
The correct description is that we try every day to become more humble when we talk about divinity, we try to realize how little we know and how open minded we should be.
- John Templeton
(Keywords: Day, Divinity, Open, Talk)
Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment.
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Keywords: Body, Divinity, Spirit)