Spiritual Development Quotes

Spiritual Development Quotes by Max Anders, Gary Zukav, Maria Montessori, Ananda Coomaraswamy, Saint Augustine, Mother Teresa and many others.

Prosperity is often the enemy of spiritual development.

Prosperity is often the enemy of spiritual development.
Max Anders
Every form of life is sacred. It is not possible to have an activity that is not sacred…Coming to see everything as sacred and honouring everything is spiritual development.
Gary Zukav
An education capable of saving humanity is no small undertaking; it involves the spiritual development of man, the enhancement of his value as an individual, and the preparation of young people to understand the times in which they live.
Maria Montessori
The vocation, whether it be that of the farmer or the architect, is a function; the exercise of this function as regards the man himself is the most indispensable means of spiritual development, and as regards his relation to society the measure of his worth.
Ananda Coomaraswamy
He who is filled with love is filled with God himself.
Saint Augustine
I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.
Mother Teresa
We not only speak but think and even dream in words. Language is a mirror in which the whole spiritual development of mankind reflects itself. Therefore, in tracing words to their origins, we are tracing simultaneously civilization and culture to their real roots.
Ernest Klein
If we want spiritual development, the practice of patience is essential.
Dalai Lama
The ego is not harmonious with happiness and spiritual development. In the process of spiritual transformation we refine it. In the fire of love we melt the ego down.
Frederick Lenz
People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
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Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
The basic idea underlying religion is to create an atmosphere for the spiritual development of the individual. This being the situation, it is clear that you cannot develop your personality at all in Hinduism.
B. R. Ambedkar
The Way to Heaven has no favorites. It is always with the good man.
I have long profited from Adele Ahlberg Calhoun’s gifts in the field of spiritual development, and I am delighted that she has compiled her experience with spiritual disciplines into book form. I highly recommend it and I look forward to using it as a resource at our church.
Timothy Keller
I believe that used responsibly and in a mature way, the entheogens mediate access to the numinous dimensions of existence, have a great healing and transformative potential, and represent a very important tool for spiritual development.
Stanislav Grof
I believe natural beauty has a necessary place in the spiritual development of any individual or any society. I believe that whenever we substitute something man-made and artificial for a natural feature of the earth, we have retarded some part of man’s spiritual growth.
Rachel Carson
If we desire rules to govern our spiritual development we turn back to the Sermon on the Mount.
William Jennings Bryan
The spiritual life does not remove us from the world but leads us deeper into it
Henri Nouwen
Mannerism is not character, and affectation is the avowed enemy of grace. Every dancer ought to regard his laborious art as a link in the chain of beauty, as a useful ornament for the stage, and this, in turn, as an important element in the spiritual development of nations.
August Bournonville
These are the times described in the Holy Bible as the “Last Judgement” and in the Koran as “Kiyama”, the Resurrection time. Astrologically it is also called the Age of Aquarius, the time of rebirth and of great spiritual development on the Earth.
Nirmala Srivastava
Flaky devotionalism, bowing and scraping and sucking up to the teacher is very phony. It is counterproductive to enlightenment and spiritual development. What is necessary is mutual respect.
Frederick Lenz
Spirit is an invisible force made visible in all life.
Maya Angelou
Only after several years of training did I come to realize that the deepest purpose of the martial arts is to serve as a vehicle for personal spiritual development.
Joe Hyams