Quotes of Commune

“ If you have ever prayed in the dawn you will ask yourself why you were so foolish as not to do it always: it is difficult to get into communion with God in the midst of the hurly-burly of the day. ”

- Oswald Chambers

“ Wisdom is a sacred communion. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ All a musician can do is to get closer to the sources of nature, and so feel that he is in communion with the natural laws. ”

- John Coltrane

“ Whatever is your best time in the day, give that to communion with God. ”

- Hudson J. Taylor

“ There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage. ”

- Martin Luther

“ Real socialism is inside man. It wasn't born with Marx. It was in the communes of Italy in the Middle Ages. You can't say it is finished. ”

- Dario Fo

“ Many words do not a good prayer make; what counts is the heartfelt desire to commune with God, and the faith to back it up. ”

- Unknown

“ Making love? It's a communion with a woman. The bed is the holy table. There I find passion — and purification. ”

- Omar Sharif

“ Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls. ”

- Gaston Bachelard

“ I count all that part of my life lost which I spent not in communion with God, or in doing good. ”

- John Donne

“ Start at once a bedside library and spend the last half hour of the day in communion with the saints of humanity. ”

- Sir William Osler

“ To him who in love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language. ”

- Bryant

“ To love is to commune with another person and to discover in him or her a divine spark. ”

- Paulo Coelho

“ There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. ”

- Washington Irving

“ Words were never invented to fully explain the peaceful aura that surrounds us when we are in communion with minds of the same thoughts. ”

- Eddie Myers

“ LA needs the cleansing of a great disaster or founding of a barricaded commune. ”

- Peter Plagens

“ The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved. ”

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

“ Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self. ”

- Ted Hughes

“ For most people, what is so painful about reading is that you read something and you don't have anybody to share it with. In part what the book club opens up is that people can read a book and then have someone else to talk about it with. Then they see that a book can lead to the pleasure of conversation, that the solitary act of reading can actually be a part of the path to communion and community. ”

- Bell Hooks

“ I think one of the conclusions that many Catholics drew from the Second Vatican Council is there're just a lot fewer mortal sins than there used to be. So we don't really have to confess them, and we can make a good act of contrition, as we used to say, and receive communion, and it's fine. ”

- Andrew Greeley

“ While others still slept, He went away to pray and to renew His strength in communion with His Father. He had need of this, otherwise He would not have been ready for the new day. The holy work of delivering souls demands constant renewal through fellowship with God. ”

- Andrew Murray

“ O my Brothers! love your Country. Our Country is our home, the home which God has given us, placing therein a numerous family which we love and are loved by, and with which we have a more intimate and quicker communion of feeling and thought than with others; a family which by its concentration upon a given spot, and by the homogeneous nature of its elements, is destined for a special kind of activity. ”

- Giuseppe Mazzini

“ Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough. ”

- George Washington Carver

“ If we are willing to spend hours on end to learn to play the piano, operate a computer, or fly an airplane, it is sheer nonsense for us to imagine that we can learn the high art of getting guidance through communion with the Lord without being willing to set aside time for it. ”

- Paul S. Rees

“ How have I been able to live so long outside Nature without identifying myself with it? Everything lives, moves, everything corresponds; the magnetic rays, emanating either from myself or from others, cross the limitless chain of created things unimpeded; it is a transparent network that covers the world, and its slender threads communicate themselves by degrees to the planets and stars… ”

- Gerard de Nerval
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