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Peace, Love, Compassion, Tolerance

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Religion

If the only prayer you ever say in your life is 'thank you', it will be enough.
(Meister Eckhart, German theologian and mystic, 1260-1328)
 
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are children of one religion, and it is the spirit.
(Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese mystic, painter and poet, 1883-1931)
 
Compassion is not religious business, it is human business;
it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.
(HH. the 14th Dalai Lama, political and spiritual leader of a free Tibet)
 
When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't pray, they don't.
(William Temple, archbishop of Canterbury, 1881-1944)
 
The best way to know God is to love many things.
(Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch painter, 1853-1890)
 
No one has the right to destroy another person's belief by demanding empirical evidence.
(Ann Landers, American columnist, 1918-2002)
 
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
(Jonathan Swift, Irish writer, 1667-1745)
 
What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us;
it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God.
(Monica Baldwin, English writer, 1896-1975)
 
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophy.
Our own heart, our own mind is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
(HH. the 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual and political leader of a free Tibet)
 
God doesn't give people talents that he doesn't want people to use.
(Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader, 1869-1948)
 
If God thought about you as much as you think about Him, where would you be ?
(Arthur Schoppenhauer, German philosopher, 1788-1860)
 
I believe in the fundamental truth of all religions in the world.
I believe that they are all God given.
I believe that all religions are true and also that all have some error in them.
(Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader, 1869-1948)
 
To love another person is to see the face of God.
(Victor Hugo, French poet and novelist, 1802-1885)
 
Don't think so much about who is for or against you, rather give all your care, that God be with you in everything you do.
(Thomas a Kempis, German philosopher, 1379-1471)
 
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever.
God has never blessed a country at war.
(Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president of the USA, 1743-1826)
 
I have tried - not always successful - to remember this lesson: even people I dislike have a piece of God.
My task is to move the junk out of the way so that I can find it.
(Helen Keller, deaf/blind American author and educator, 1880-1968)
 
God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them.
(John Hill Aughey, Presbyterian pastor, 1828-1911)
 
No iron chain, no outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.
(Thomas Carlyle, Scottish philosopher, 1795-1881)
 
God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites,
so that you will have two wings to fly on, not one.
(Mevlana Jallaludin Rumi, Sufi poet and mystic, 1207-1273)