Quotations about spiritual and religious topics.

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Bleeding Heart Quotes

The association of compassion with a bleeding heart can be attributed to the visual imagery it evokes. A bleeding heart suggests a deep emotional connection and a willingness to feel…

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Hell Quotes

Hell is generally conceived as a place of eternal torment in punishment for evil acts and sin. This hell may be conceived of as literal or metaphorical -- an actual…

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Heaven and Paradise Quotes

Heaven and paradise have been subjects of conjecture, fascination, and contemplation for centuries. Heaven is often depicted as a spiritual realm of eternal bliss and joy, often seen as a…

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Impermanence Quotes

You’ll here quotations on impermanence, the reality that everything changes and nothing lasts forever. Impermanence recognizes the reality of decay and ending. How does this idea that all is in flux influence the way we think about the world and our lives?

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Appreciation Quotes

Appreciating is recognizing and acknowledging the value, significance, or worth of something or someone. It can be shown in many ways. Expressing appreciation can foster connection, harmony, empathy, and even…

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Interdependence Quotes

Interdependence is when unique individual units which are connected so that actions by one affect all the others. It is neither dependence nor interdependence, but the complex interplay of both. These interdependence quotations explore the idea from many perspectives.

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Reverence for Life Quotes

Albert Schweitzer was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his Reverence for Life philosophy. What was that philosophy? What did Schweitzer and others say about it? Here are a few…

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Humanism Quotes

Humanism as a philosophy and life stance is grounded in the idea that people are capable of making ethical decisions, and that people are responsible for their actions. In the…

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Uniqueness Quotes

No two living beings are exactly the same. We are formed out of different pasts, both biologically and experientially. We can celebrate or deny our differences, and we can ignore…

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Meditation Quotes

Meditation is the practice of focusing attention on a particular thought or object for a period of time. It involves letting go of internal thoughts. It can involve breathing exercises,…

Solitude Quotes

Solitude, being alone with one's self, can be time for reflection and recharge, or it can be a time of loneliness. See what some writers and others have said about…