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Short Inspirational Religious quotes and sayings

Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and Judaism

Inspirational sayings and quotes from various religions: Islam, Christianity, Buddhism and more.

Muslim religious and spiritual quotes

Uplifting Islam Quotes from the Quran and Muslims

"Fear God and he will give you knowledge"

Quran quote (Al-Quran-2:282)
"Believers, Jews, Sabaeans or Christians - whoever believes in God and the Last Day and does what is right - shall have nothing to fear or regret"

Quran quote (Al-Quran- 5:69)
"O you who believe! seek assistance through patience and prayer; surely Allah is with the patient. "

Quran quote (The Cow 2.153)
"He deserves paradise who makes his companions laugh"

Often attributed to the Quran (source unclear)
"A good word is like a good tree whose root is firmly fixed and whose top is in the sky, which produces edible fruit in every season."

Quran quote (14 Ibrahim)
"And mankind is naught but a single nation"

Quran quote (Holy Quran 2:213)
''The strong man is not the one who wrestles well ,but the strong man is the one who controls his anger when in a fit of rage"

Prophet Mohammad (Hadith, Book 32, no 6313)
Islam and sufism quotes

From Buddhist teachers

Uplifting Buddhist spiritual religious quotes

"My Religion is simple; My Religion is kindness"

The Dalai Lama
"If I had even a slight awareness, and practiced the Great Way, what I would fear would be deviating from it."

The Buddha
Buddhist quotes from various traditions
Short Quotes from various Buddhist traditions, by Buddha and others.

Christian religious quotes

Inspirational Religious Quotations from the Bible and Christians

"God does not judge."
John 5
"Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it."

Blaise Pascal
"People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering."

St. Augustine

More uplifting quotes from Christianity

Be inspired by the Christian religious tradition.

Short Inspiring Christian Quotes and Biblical sayings.
Biblical quotations and sayings from the Christian religious tradition

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift."
- Albert Einstein

Edgar Cayce Fan Site
Edgar Cayce books, quotes and inspiration
A Course in Miracles quotes

Jewish Inspirational Religious Quotes and Sayings

Spiritual Sayings from the Torah and Jews

A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return.

Jewish Proverb
A mother understands what a child does not say.

Jewish Proverb
A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both.

Jewish Proverb
As he thinks in his heart, so he is.

Jewish Proverb
As you teach, you learn.

Jewish Proverb
Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house.

Jewish Proverb
Jewish Planners and Calendars

Hindu quotes and proverbs

Inspirational sayings from the religious tradition of Hinduism

Hinduism is not just a faith. It is the union of reason and intuition that can not be defined but is only to be experienced. Evil and error are not ultimate. There is no Hell, for that means there is a place where God is not, and there are sins which exceed his love.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888-1975), first Vice President of India (1952-1962), and the second President of India (1962-1967).
"We meditate on the transcendental glory of the Deity Supreme,
who is inside the heart of the earth,
inside the life of the sky,
and inside the soul of the heaven.
May He stimulate and illumine our minds. "

The Gayatri Mantra
Among the wealthy, compassionate men claim the richest wealth,
For material wealth is possessed by even contemptible men.
Find and follow the good path and be ruled by compassion.
For if the various ways are examined, compassion will prove the means to liberation.

Tirukkural 25: 241-242
It takes a thorn to remove a thorn.

Hindu Proverb
The Three great mysteries: air to a bird, water to a fish, mankind to himself.

Hindu Proverb
A man in this world without learning is as a beast of the field.

Hindu Proverb
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.

Hindu Proverb
When an elephant is in trouble even a frog will kick him.

Hindu Proverb
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Jain Prayer (through Virchand Gandhi (1864-1901))

"May peace rule the universe; may peace rule in kingdoms and empires; may peace rule in states and in the lands of the potentates; may peace rule in the house of friends and may peace also rule in the house of enemies"

Chinese Wisdom

"When you are deluded and full of doubt, even a thousand books of scripture are not enough. When you have realized understanding, even one word is too much."

Random Spiritual Quotes - Great Collection
Has a playful atmosphere, quotes by Seneca, Jiddu Krishnamurti, N. Sri Ram, Edgar Cayce and Sufi and Zen mystics. (this website)
"There is no higher religion than human service. The work for the common good is the highest creed."

Woodrow Wilson
Spiritual Quotations - Great collection
Spiritual quotes from various spiritual traditions like Buddhism, Sufism, Christianity and Theosophy. (this website)

"When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves."
~David Orr

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