Sacredness Quotes

Sacredness Quotes by Paul Tsongas, Karen Armstrong, Barbara Castle, Henry David Thoreau, Mother Teresa, Thomas Carlyle and many others.

We are a continuum. Just as we reach back to our ancest

We are a continuum. Just as we reach back to our ancestors for our fundamental values, so we, as guardians of that legacy, must reach ahead to our children and their children. And we do so with a sense of sacredness in that reaching.
Paul Tsongas
Religion isn’t about believing things. It’s ethical alchemy. It’s about behaving in a way that changes you, that gives you intimations of holiness and sacredness.
Karen Armstrong
That sense of sacredness, that thinking in generations, must begin with reverence for this earth.
Paul Tsongas
Why not pool your resources? And so we broke into the concept of the sacredness of private property.
Barbara Castle
The sacredness, if there is any, is all in yourself and not in the place.
Henry David Thoreau
You who have received so much love, show your love by protecting the sacredness of life. The sacredness of life is the greatest gifts that God has given us.
Mother Teresa
There is a perennial nobleness, and even sacredness, in work. Were he never so benighted, forgetful of his high calling, there is always hope in a man that actually and earnestly works: in idleness alone there is perpetual despair.
Thomas Carlyle
The interdependency of humankind, the relevance of relationship, the sacredness of creation is ancient, ancient wisdom.
Rebecca Adamson
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All is known in the sacredness of silence.
As long as human labor power, and, consequently, life itself, remain articles of sale and purchase, of exploitation and robbery, the principle of the “sacredness of human life” remains a shameful lie, uttered with the object of keeping the oppressed slaves in their chains.
Leon Trotsky
The Church knows nothing of a sacredness of war. The Church which prays’Our Father’asks God only for peace.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
That is what the blueprint for this time is about. We’re leaving behind the limitations and the illusion of the struggle. We’re moving much more into having a very different experience now on the Earth plane with our sacredness.
Christine McCormick Day
I should think the American admiration of five-minute tourists has done more to kill the sacredness of old European beauty and aspiration than multitudes of bombs would have done.
D. H. Lawrence
Now let me say that the next thing we must be concerned about if we are to have peace on earth and good will toward men is the nonviolent affirmation of the sacredness of all human life. Every man is somebody because he is a child of God.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is likely … that human society cannot exist without some source of sacredness. Those states which have sought openly to remove it have tended in the end to assume divinity themselves.
Richard M. Weaver
When you treat your time as though you are a machine; a doing machine; you are committing violence against the sacredness of life itself.
Phillip Moffitt
The tendency of organization is to kill out the spirit which gave it birth. Organizations do not protect the sacredness of the individual; their tendency is to sink the individual in the mass, to sacrifice his rights, and to immolate him on the altar of some fancied good.
Angelina Grimke
When you’re pregnant or living with an infant, there’s a kind of sacredness around your body that affects everything you do.
Dolores O’Riordan
Somehow, in the process of trying to deny that things are always changing, we lose our sense of the sacredness of life. We tend to forget that we are part of the natural scheme of things.
Pema Chodron
Be sanctuaries of respect for life, proclaiming the sacredness of every human life from conception to natural death
Pope Francis
There is a divine depth in silence. We meet God alone.
Frederick William Robertson
Upon the sacredness of property civilization itself depends-the right of the laborer to his hundred dollars in the savings bank, and equally the legal right of the millionaire to his millions.
Andrew Carnegie
When the sacredness of property is talked of, it should be remembered that any such sacredness does not belong in the same degree to landed property.
John Locke
God created marriage. No government subcommittee envisioned it. No social organization developed it. Marriage was conceived and born in the mind of God.
Max Lucado
Using the latest in science and technology to shatter today’s economic paradigm of ‘insatiable individuals competing for scarce resources,’ Planetary Citizenship brings us full circle to the ancient wisdom of indigenous peoples and the sacredness of creation.
Rebecca Adamson
A man of meditation functions differently. Whatever profession he chooses, it does not matter. He will bring to his profession some quality of sacredness. He may be making shoes, or he may be cleaning the roads, but he will bring to his work some quality, some grace, some beauty, which is not possible without samДЃdhi.
There is a sacredness in tears
Washington Irving
Ours is an age of criticism, to which everything must be subjected.
Immanuel Kant
Politics is really religion. Politics is about sacredness. Politics is about offering a vision that will bind the nation together to pursue greatness.
Jonathan Haidt
Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.
Sacredness binds people together, and then blinds them to the arbitrariness of the practice.
Jonathan Haidt
My religion would be a gentle faith that believed in the sacredness of leisure. Napping as a form of prayer.
Garrison Keillor
I believe in holiness and sacredness in other people. It doesn’t mean that the clouds part and I see God. That’s a juvenile way of thinking about it.
Karen Armstrong
I can maintain my sense of the sacredness of existence only by understanding my own limitations and losing my self-importance.
Jim Harrison
I think there’s a time and place to watch an independent film, or catch up on a French action film on your laptop, or Netflix it, or download it, or watch it on-demand. But I think we also have to maintain the sacredness of the movie theatre as church – especially with event screenings.
Robert Englund
We can start accessing a new way of being, a freedom of our spirit, and we can align more to that sacredness. When we hold on to the illusion, we cannot really perceive ourselves within that sacredness.
Christine McCormick Day
When the sacredness of one’s word is matched in the attributes of his character throughout, all that constitutes a man, then we find that there is something in a man’s life greater than his occupation or his achievements; grander than acquisition or wealth; higher than genius; more enduring than fame.
Orison Swett Marden
I think all animals have souls. I feel certain that if we have souls, octopuses have souls, too. If you grant something a soul, it demands a certain level of sacredness. Look around us. The world is holy. It is full of souls.
Sy Montgomery
The viewers must come to understand the sacredness of painting, so they will remove their hats as if they were in church.
Edvard Munch
Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I think that if you have a sense of the sacredness of nature and of human relations, I think you will be uplifted in some sort of spiritual elevation.
Eugene Green
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
Washington Irving
Silent solitude makes true speech possible and personal. If I am not in touch with my own belovedness, then I cannot touch the sacredness of others. If I am estranged from myself, I am likewise a stranger to others.
Brennan Manning
Sacredness grew like a pearl, sometimes around the most unlikely bits of grit.
S.M. Stirling
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Washington Irving
I cannot find language of sufficient energy to convey my sense of the sacredness of private integrity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Faced with the sacredness of life and of the human person, and before the marvels of the universe, wonder is the only appropriate attitude.
Pope John Paul II