Quotations on Spiritual
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The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time.
- Stella Adler
(Keywords: Time, Spiritual, Theatre)
Golf is a spiritual game. It's like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.
- Amy Alcott
(Keywords: Golf, Mind, Spiritual, Zen)
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.
- Roland Allen
(Keywords: Men, Church, Christ, Contradiction, Fact, Spirit, Spiritual, Theory)
Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too.
- Kirstie Alley
(Keywords: Men, Religion, Faith, History, People, Scientists, Spiritual, World)
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.
- William Ames
(Keywords: Religion, Faith, Love, God, Hope, Act, Hearing, Prayer, Spiritual, Word)
The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero.
- Maxwell Anderson
(Keywords: Play, Spiritual, Tragedy)
In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body.
- Barbara de Angelis
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Body, Order, Spiritual, Spirituality)
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.
- Lee Atwater
(Keywords: Society, Soul, Heart, American, Spiritual, Will)
Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
- Sai Baba
(Keywords: Experience, Difficulties, Man, Needs, Obstacles, Spiritual, Will)
It's not listed in the Bible, but my spiritual gift, my specific calling from God, is to be a television talk-show host.
- Jim Bakker
(Keywords: God, Bible, Spiritual, Talk, Television)
In listing these tendencies making for a new world, we must not forget developments in the religious or spiritual thinking and feeling of mankind, where also we feel a strong unifying trend.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Feeling, Forget, Mankind, Religious, Spiritual, Thinking, World)
I'm not going to fight in the physical with physical weapons, because it's not a physical fight. I'm going to fight with spiritual weapons, cause it's a spiritual fight.
- Stephen Baldwin
(Keywords: Cause, Fight, Spiritual, Weapons)
I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I'm a spiritual person as well. I believe in creative visualization. So for me to go to America - which I find such a positive place - well, I took to it like a duck to water.
- Victoria Beckham
(Keywords: Positive, America, Spiritual, Visualization, Water)
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.
- Alban Berg
(Keywords: Love, Music, Friendship, Joy, Spiritual, World)
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.
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Keywords: Consciousness, First, Reflection, Spiritual, World)
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.
- David Brainerd
(Keywords: Comfort, Desire, Nothing, Space, Spiritual, World)
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.
- David Brainerd
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, Athens, Existence, Future, Man, Rome, Spiritual, State)
I really think that's the key, part of the spiritual renewal that America needs to have, the notion that we really can have confidence in a better tomorrow.
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Keywords: America, Confidence, Key, Needs, Spiritual, Tomorrow)
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.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Keywords: Heart, Day, Grace, Spiritual, Tomorrow, Will, Worry)
Two thousand years ago, we lived in a world of Gods and Goddesses. Today, we live in a world solely of Gods. Women in most cultures have been stripped of their spiritual power.
- Dan Brown
(Keywords: Power, Women, Gods, Spiritual, Today, World, Years)
I consider myself a student of many religions. The more I learn, the more questions I have. For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress.
- Dan Brown
(Keywords: Work, Life, Progress, Quest, Questions, Spiritual, Will)
But now I'm getting that spiritual motivation to visit Africa.
- Dennis Brown
(Keywords: Motivation, Now, Spiritual, Visit)
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.
- James Brown
(Keywords: Family, Forget, Needs, Spiritual, Struggle)
Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith.
- Paul Brunton
(Keywords: Faith, Cure, Sight, Spiritual, Worry)
Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.
- Kirk Cameron
(Keywords: Food, Christian, Bible, Spiritual, Vow)
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
- William Ellery Channing
(Keywords: Superiority, Spiritual, Tyranny)
It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong; the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can be overcome by physical means.
- Lydia M. Child
(Keywords: Mistake, Evil, Fight, Right, Spiritual, Wickedness, Wrong)
Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness.
- Sri Chinmoy
(Keywords: God, Heart, Ideas, Beliefs, Consciousness, May, Mind, Spiritual, Thinking, Will)
I don't want to be daft and say I had some spiritual awakening or something, but I really did come of age in Los Angeles, where we recorded the album. I had my own little house and my own little circle and I really got to feel how the city ticks.
- Melanie Chisholm
(Keywords: Age, Spiritual, Want)
The word spiritual, not the word religious, is the key.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Key, Religious, Spiritual, Word)
I've always been spiritual but I've never had a proper context, and it took me awhile to find the proper context. It's hard to realize you can have any kind of relationship with God you want... and so I now have a punk rock relationship with God.
- Billy Corgan
(Keywords: God, Now, Punk, Spiritual, Want)
The great mistake these people make is that they go to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians before securing their physical.
- George Crook
(Keywords: Mistake, People, Spiritual, Welfare)
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.
- Dorothy Day
(Keywords: Christ, Literature, Meetings, Night, Reading, Spiritual, Study)
A lot has happened since Dr. King left us. He probably wouldn't recognize the landscape if he saw it, but I still believe he would still have the same spiritual faith and also faith in us as people - not only people in our nation, but people in the world.
- Morris Dees
(Keywords: Faith, People, Nation, Spiritual, World)
I have a spiritual advisor I call up, when I just feel lost. Lately, I've been talking to God. I developed this dialogue in rehab, this dialogue with God, and every day I talk to God.
- Andy Dick
(Keywords: God, Day, Spiritual, Talk, Talking)
There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.
- Annie Dillard
(Keywords: Energy, Spiritual, Wind)
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.
- Roma Downey
(Keywords: God, Illusion, Ireland, Religious, Spiritual, Want, Years)
I think we have to be careful about what we label as a prerequisite for spirituality. I don't think you have to know a lot to have a spiritual life, but knowing gives life richness.
- Olympia Dukakis
(Keywords: Life, Richness, Spiritual, Spirituality)
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.
- John Foster Dulles
(Keywords: Men, Peace, War, Mankind, Spiritual, Will)
The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character.
- Charles Eastman
(Keywords: Nature, Character, Fire, Spiritual, Water, Wind)
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.
- Charles William Eliot
(Keywords: Thought, Development, First, Spiritual, Usefulness)
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Life, Wealth, Excellence, Spiritual, World)
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Fact, Spiritual, Symbol)
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Men, Thoughts, Force, Spiritual, World)
Pope John Paul II not only was a powerful spiritual leader for Catholics but also a world leader of extraordinary consequence during the last quarter-century.
- Mike Ferguson
(Keywords: Leader, Spiritual, World)
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.
- Matthew Fox
(Keywords: Science, People, Creation, Culture, Possibilities, Spiritual, Spirituality, Study, Tradition)
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.
- David Friedman
(Keywords: Song, Spiritual, Talking)
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.
- Mary Garden
(Keywords: Being, Children, Evil, Parents, Spiritual, World)
Many of us who have experienced psychedelics feel very much that they are sacred tools. They open spiritual awareness.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Awareness, Open, Spiritual, Tools)
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.
- Arthur Helps
(Keywords: Heart, Environment, Feet, Spiritual, Surrender, Will)