Here are some wonderful and inspiring spiritual quotes from some of our favourite spiritual teachers. Please enjoy and pass these on to your friends to help bring inspiration into their day.
You are not a problem that needs solving.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.
The entire teaching of Buddhism can be summed up in this way: Nothing is worth holding on to.
Your fears are not walls, but hurdles. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquering of it.
Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called “All the Things That Could Go Wrong”
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.
My speaking is meant to shake you awake, not to tell you how to dream better.
You have so little faith in yourself because you are unwilling to accept the fact that perfect love is in you, and so you seek without for what you cannot find within.
“My Loved Ones” – the whole of humanity
Only that which is always with you can be said to be your self and if you look closely and simply at experience, only awareness is always ‘with you’
Sometimes God challenges you
to find strength you don’t have.
Only like this will you go beyond
your imagined limits.
You must be pushed so far
that you are forced to be humble.
Only then, when your pride
and arrogance are crushed,
will you discover muscles that are not yours.
You will find and use the muscles of God.
When you completely abandon yourself, your ego,
this miracle becomes possible.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name from yesterday. See it for the first time as a new-born child that has no name.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strangely I am ungrateful to these teachers.
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?
A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.