Quotes of Divine

“ Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Man makes holy what he believes, as he makes beautiful what he loves. ”

- Ernest Renan

“ Humility, like darkness, reveals the heavenly lights. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Whatever that be which thinks, understands, wills, and acts. it is something celestial and divine. ”

- Cicero

“ If any thing is sacred the human body is sacred. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the spiritual side. ”

- Peace Pilgrim

“ To what base ends, and by what abject ways,Are mortals urg'd through sacred lust of praise! ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ The world has yet to see what God will do with a man who is fully and wholly consecrated to the Holy Spirit. ”

- Henry Varley

“ The corn that makes the holy bread By which the soul of man is fed, The holy bread, the food unpriced, Thy everlasting mercy, Christ. ”

- John Masefield

“ Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything. ”

- Henry Miller

“ A Christian has no right being in a fight unless it's a spiritual fight. ”

- Charles Stanley

“ For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil. Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of your island country and our neighborhood. ”

- Michael Jeffery

“ A bodily disease may be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual past. ”

- Nathaniel Hawthorne

“ The empirical usability of the sacred ceremonial words makes both the speaker and listener believe in their corporeal presence. ”

- Theodor W. Adorno

“ And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ A wise man poor Is like a sacred book that's never read. To himself he lives, and to all else seems dead. This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school. ”

- Thomas Dekker

“ O fairest of creation! last and best / Of all God's works! Creature in whom excelled / Whatever can to sight or thought be formed, / Holy, divine, good, amiable, or sweet! ”

- John Milton

“ The less justified a man is in claiming excellence for his own self, the more ready he is to claim all excellence for his nation, his religion, his race or his holy cause. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Sympathy wanting, all is wanting; its personal magnetism is the conductor of the sacred spark that lights our atoms, puts us in human communion, and gives us to company, conversation, and ourselves. ”

- Amos Bronson Alcott

“ Sometimes gentle, sometimes capricious, sometimes awful, never the same for two moments together; almost human in its passions, almost spiritual in its tenderness, almost Divine in its infinity. ”

- John Ruskin

“ Hush, my dear, lie still and slumber, Holy angels guard thy bed! Heavenly blessings without number Gently falling on thy head. ”

- Isaac Watts

“ If there is a God, the phrase that must disgust him is "holy war". ”

- Steve Allen

“ For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them. ”

- Bible

“ For friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity. ”

- John Dryden

“ The trouble with the sacred Individual is that he has no significance, except as he can acquire it from others, from the social whole. ”

- Bernard Devoto

“ Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to read the Holy Scriptures. ”

- Adam Clarke

“ However many holy words you read, however many you speak, What good will they do you if you do not act upon them? ”

- The Dhammapada

“ Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty, brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain, to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised? ”

- Joseph Howe

“ Hast thou not learn'd what thou art often told, A truth still sacred, and believed of old, That no success attends on spears and swords Unblest, and that the battle is the Lord's? ”

- William Cowper
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