Religious Quotes

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religiousTime is the brush of God, as he paints his masterpiece on the heart of humanity.
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religiousThere is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment
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religiousAs long as you look for a Buddha somewhere else, you'll never see that your own mind is the Buddha.
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religious Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help.
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religiousTo give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity
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religiousI so earnestly believe that prayer can be helpful and guide you and protect you and inspire you. I mean, I'm in awe.
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religious Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'
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religiousLet us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
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religiousTrue religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness
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religiousIf there are errors in other religions, that is none of our business. God, to whom the world belongs, takes care of that.
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religiousCommon men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practice even a grain of it. The wise man speaks a little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action.
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religiousHappy moments, praise God. Difficult moments, seek God. Quiet moments, worship God. Painful moments, trust God. Every moment, thank God.
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religiousGod only puts us through as much as we can handle, So the people who struggle the most, have been chosen by God to be the strongest ones.
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religiousGod has perfect timing; never early, never late. It takes a little patience and it takes a lot of faith. but it's worth the wait.
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religiousBuddhism teaches you to embrace change.
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religiousMany 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.
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religiousI have always worked with energy. Everything is energy. Buddhism. Christ teachings. These are foundation stones for a spiritual life.
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religiousIn private, I'm a hippie who follows Buddhism, does yoga, meditates and loves to dance wildly.
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religiousFor me, Buddhism is a psychology and a philosophy that provides a means, upayas, for working with the mind.
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religiousWhether you call it Buddhism or another religion, self-discipline, that's important. Self-discipline with awareness of consequences.
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religiousCompassion is the key in Islam and Buddhism and Judaism and Christianity. They are profoundly similar.
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religiousMindfulness is so powerful that the fact that it comes out of Buddhism is irrelevant.
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religiousOpen-minded people tend to be interested in Buddhism because Buddha urged people to investigate things , he didn't just command them to believe.
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religiousAll of the religions , with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven , teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common.
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religiousThere are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt.
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religiousI feel a lot more secure about the directions I take, than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism.
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religiousI try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less implicit in the music rather than explicit.
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religiousOpen-minded people tend to be interested in Buddhism because Buddha urged people to investigate things , he didn't just command them to believe.
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religiousWhether you call it Buddhism or another religion, self-discipline, that's important. Self-discipline with awareness of consequences.
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religiousI think Christianity is the same as Buddhism and Hinduism , whenever a religion begins to say that these are the things you have to do to be loved by God, you have a religion.
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religiousI'm an agnostic in the truest sense of the word. I think about these things , I grew up Roman Catholic, I've been interested in Hinduism, in Eastern religions, but I'm not dedicated to anything , I go through periods where I think maybe it's all nonsense; maybe it's The Matrix!;' I'm open to various ideas.
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religiousThe essence of Hinduism is the same essence of all true religions: Bhakti or pure love for God and genuine compassion for all beings.
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religiousA friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
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religiousSo if you faithfully obey the commands I am giving you today,to love the LORD your God and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,
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religiousLove must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
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religiousLove does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
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religiousAnd now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
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religiousBut love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
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religiousThe second is this: Love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no commandment greater than these.
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religiousLove is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
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religiousGreater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
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religiousThe Pharisees challenged him, Here you are, appearing as your own witness; your testimony is not valid.
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religiousBuddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
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religiousI believe in Buddhism. Not every aspect, but most of it. So I take bits and pieces.
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religiousBuddhism teaches us not to try to run away from suffering. You have to confront suffering. You have to look deeply into the nature of suffering in order to recognize its cause, the making of the suffering.
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religiousZen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary.
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religiousA text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation.
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religiousThere are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt. And, of course, there are Christian monks and nuns who already use Buddhist methods in order to develop their devotion, compassion, and ability to forgive.
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religiousIn Buddhism, they say attachment to anything only leads to suffering. So when we laugh, it's our way of saying, I'm unattached to that.' You're tickled by it, it makes your lobes do something on their own. So humor is very important to me. I always take that to the stage first.
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religiousCompassion is the key in Islam and Buddhism and Judaism and Christianity. They are profoundly similar.
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religiousMy faith foundation works to bring about a greater respect and understanding between different faiths. We basically work with six popular religions in the world which are the three Abrahamic religions, Hinduism and Buddhism and Sikhism.
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religiousBuddhism teaches us not to try to run away from suffering. You have to confront suffering. You have to look deeply into the nature of suffering in order to recognize its cause, the making of the suffering.
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religiousWhat's really great about Buddhism is its rational, informal quality. Coming from my experience of growing up a Catholic, I found Buddhism to be refreshingly easygoing and forgiving.
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religiousA religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
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religiousMindfulness is often spoken of as the heart of Buddhist meditation. It's not about Buddhism, but about paying attention. That's what all meditation is, no matter what tradition or particular technique is used.
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religiousThis sounds really hokey, but I think Buddhism is the only religion that is genuinely peaceful, so I'd try to promote it in a contemporary society.
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religiousThe idea of interdependence is central to Buddhism, which holds that all things come into being through the mutual interactions of various causes and conditions.
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religiousAs an individual, I think you have to find your own path. I like the simplicity and purity of Hinduism and many elements of Buddhism. These are all means of accessing spiritual energy.
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religiousBuddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
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religiousMindfulness is often spoken of as the heart of Buddhist meditation. It's not about Buddhism, but about paying attention. That's what all meditation is, no matter what tradition or particular technique is used.
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religiousProtection, as we use the word in Buddhism, is actually wisdom, it's insight. Protection is seeing and knowing deeply that all things in our experience arise due to causes, due to conditions coming together in a certain way.
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religiousI like to read about different religions , Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism.
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religiousMy work has been in the field of engaged Buddhism. That is my own practice, which began in 1965 that formed the base for the work I was doing in the civil rights and anti-war movement.
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religiousBuddhism teaches us not to try to run away from suffering. You have to confront suffering. You have to look deeply into the nature of suffering in order to recognize its cause, the making of the suffering.
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religiousBuddhism talks about the possibility of transforming greed, hatred, and delusion. But sometimes need turns into greed.
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religiousIf you're a politician, you might want to learn the Buddhist way of negotiation. Restoring communication and bringing back reconciliation is clear and concrete in Buddhism.
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religiousAnd as I stumbled onto Eastern philosophy and Buddhism, it was the first time I had ever read any sort of philosophy that really made a tremendous amount of sense. What I liked that was missing from my experience of Christianity growing up was a sort of acceptance, a sort of being OK with being imperfect and not focusing on the sin.
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religiousI like to read about different religions , Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism.
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religiousI love you, O LORD, my strength.
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religiousBuddhism notes that it is always a mistake to think your soul can go it alone.
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religiousWhen someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection.
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religiousMy faith foundation works to bring about a greater respect and understanding between different faiths. We basically work with six popular religions in the world which are the three Abrahamic religions, Hinduism and Buddhism and Sikhism.
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religiousHinduism's basic tenet is that many roads exist by which men have pursued and still pursue their quest for the truth and that none has universal validity.
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religiousThere is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
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religiousIn Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
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religiousAs an individual, I think you have to find your own path. I like the simplicity and purity of Hinduism and many elements of Buddhism. These are all means of accessing spiritual energy.
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religiousWhat I found particularly fascinating and satisfying about the Hindu tradition was its spirit of inclusiveness. In Sanatan Dharma, or what is commonly called Hinduism, I discovered the basic truths of all religions in a way that the oneness of God and religion is comprehensively understood.
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religiousWhat has bothered and angered radical Muslims is that I'm a non-Muslim writing anything at all about Islam. But this is fiction, and I don't think Islam is above criticism or fictionalization any more so than Judaism, Christianity, Mormonism or Hinduism is.
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religiousHatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.
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religiousHere an attempt is made to explain suffering: the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate; it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life.
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religiousNo one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money.
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religiousFor God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
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religiousThis is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.
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religiousDaughters of Jerusalem, I charge you: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.
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religiousAbove all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
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religiousthey love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues;
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religiousHowever, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
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religiousHusbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
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religiousBe completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
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religiousWhoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
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religiousAnd over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
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religiousDo to others as you would have them do to you.
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religiousAnd now, O Israel, what does the LORD your God ask of you but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,
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