Quotes of Communion

“ Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

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

- Martin Luther

“ Socialism can only arrive by bicycle. ”

- Jose Antonio Viera Gallo

“ 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

“ 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

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

- Omar Sharif

“ 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

“ 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

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

- Washington Irving

“ The kernel is the belief that God is love and, in Catholicism, God's love is present in the world. It is in the sacraments, in the Eucharist, in our families, in our friends, in our neighborhood, and forgiveness in the touch of a friendly hand, in a rediscovered love God is there. ”

- Andrew Greeley

“ 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
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