The spiritual quotes on this page have been selected to inspire and uplift you, but also to help you to reflect upon what it means to lead a spiritual life. Although some people use the words spirituality and religion interchangeably, they have different meanings. While religion often divides us into separate camps, spirituality unites us.
Read the quotations below and reflect on them, allowing them to reveal their deeper meaning over time.
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"The spiritual quest begins, for most people, as a search for meaning."
~Marilyn Ferguson ~
"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are."
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"My desire for knowledge is intermittent; but my desire to commune
with the spirit of the universe, to be intoxicated with the fumes, call
it, of that divine nectar, to bear my head through atmospheres and over
heights unknown to my feet, is perennial and constant."
~Henry David Thoreau ~
"Religion is a set of social and political institutions and spirituality is a private pursuit which may or may not take place in a church setting."
~D. Patrick Miller.~
"The spiritual life does not remove us from the world but leads us deeper into it."
~Henri J. M. Nouwen~
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"Ethical existence [is] the highest manifestation of spirituality."
~Albert Schweitzer ~
"Patient and regular practice is the whole secret of spiritual
realization. Do not be in a hurry in spiritual life. Do your utmost, and
leave the rest to God."
"Spirit is an invisible force made visible in all life."
"The dark night of the soul comes just before revelation."
~Joseph Campbell ~
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