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Wise Quotes about Sacredness

May you find great value in these Sacredness quotes and sayings.

That sense of sacredness,
that thinking in generations,
must begin with reverence for this earth.
- Paul Tsongas

Related topics: Wisdom Nature Spiritual

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 messengers of overwhelming grief ...
and unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving

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

Something opens our wings.
Something makes boredom and hurt disappear.
Someone fills the cup in front of us:
We taste only sacredness.
- Rumi

 

Why not pool your resources? And so we broke into the
concept of the sacredness of private property.
- Barbara Castle

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
- Theodore Parker

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

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Namaste is a greeting of unity and acceptance
that recognizes the equality of all,
and pays honor to the sacredness of interconnection.
The sense of Namaste is
"The God in me greets the God in you,
I bow to the divine in you."
While saying Namaste, press the palms of the hands together
in front of the heart and bow the head slightly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is at last sacred, but the integrity of your own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred.
- Martin Buber

The sacred altar of all existence
is where we meet our ancestors
and our descendants yet unborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred.
Ritual is the spark that must not go out.
- Christina Baldwin

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only four questions of value in life...
What is sacred?
Of what is the spirit made?
What is worth living for,
and what is worth dying for?
The answer to each is the same: only love.
- Johnny Depp as Don Juan in the movie Don Juan De Marco

Understand that the right to
choose your own path
is a sacred privilege.
Use it.
Dwell in possibility.
- Oprah Winfrey

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

Your sacred space is where you can
find yourself again and again.
- Joseph Campbell

We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

But let us remember, at the same time,
government is sacred, and not to be trifled with.
- Jonathan Mayhew

The body is a sacred garment.
- Martha Graham

Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

Sacred spaces can be created in any environment.
- Christy Turlington

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
- Barbara de Angelis

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

The Master teaches that the way of qigong cannot be hurried.
Wuji refers to the time before the creation -
when everything was formless.
Standing in the wuji position, my feet are parallel
to each other, shoulder-width apart.
My knees are slightly bent,
and the tip of my tongue touches the roof of my mouth.
My arms are held in front of me with my elbows bent
and my palms parallel to each other - about four inches apart.
At first I focus on my breathing, and only my breathing.
Later, I visualize the energy or "Qi" between my palms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let me first state that I believe that marriage is
a sacred union between one man and one woman.
- Judy Biggert

Ironically, we live in times that are awash in authentic sacred music.
- Richard Morris

I tended to emphasize the secular, the casual,
the colloquial, the vernacular against the sacred.
- David Antin

The Druids held the trees as very sacred.
- Enya

Many of us who have experienced psychedelics feel very
much that they are sacred tools.
They open spiritual awareness.
- Stanislav Grof

I don't know how many sacred cows there are today.
I think there's a little confusion between humor and gross passing for humor.
That's kind of regrettable.
- Bob Newhart

Sexuality is a private matter; some believe that broadcasting
it destroys the very things that make it sacred.
- Lance Loud

The system should treat all user input as sacred.
- Jef Raskin

God the Father, the supreme Architect,
had already built this cosmic home we behold,
the most sacred temple of His godhead,
by the laws of His mysterious wisdom.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Nothing is sacred, right?
- Mia Kirshner

National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people.
- Kim Jong Il

It's often difficult for us to act compassionately,
but sacred art eases the difficulty by ennobling us.
- Huston Smith

Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour.
- Giotto di Bondone

We also shot at a location that was an Aboriginal sacred
ground for the shots coming up the cliff.
- Christopher Atkins

Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing
harmful can enter except by your permission.
- Arnold Bennett

As for sacred polyphony, there is no reason to be afraid of it.
- Richard Morris

Every old poem is sacred.
- Horace

Many people lock a part of themselves away.
It's a bit sacred.
- Tori Amos

We all knew the book well because it's the cult book in Latin America.
For me, this was a sacred territory.
I would not have ventured into it by myself.
- Walter Salles

The Bible is God's sacred Word of truth.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Negro music and culture are intrinsically improvisational,
existential.
Nothing is sacred.
After a decade, a musical idea, no matter how innovative,
is threatened.
- Archie Shepp

If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things;
for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.
- Sophocles

Religious freedom is too sacred a right to be restricted
or prohibited in any degree without convincing proof
that a legitimate interest of the state is in grave danger.
- Frank Murphy

Even bad books are books and therefore sacred.
- Gunter Grass

It bothers me when I hear it in a car commercial or some such.
But for the most part, it's better than seeing sacred
music relegated to the scrap heap.
- Richard Morris

I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom;
I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in
quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients.
- Gustave Courbet

Some extremists take elements of the sacred scriptures out of context.
- Cat Stevens

The bandstand is a sacred place.
- Wynton Marsalis

Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized
by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet.
- Lewis Mumford

All human discoveries seem to be made only for the
purpose of confirming more strongly the truths come from on high,
and contained in the sacred writings.
- William Herschel

All Americans have a sacred duty to guarantee Social
Security benefits to our nation's senior citizens.
- Steve King

But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential
part of ancient religion,
for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
- William Robertson Smith

The Declaration of Independence is a sacred part of American history.
- Paul Gillmor

The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most
conservative notions in any culture,
because it seeks to turn other ideas -
uncertainty,
progress, change - into crimes.
- Salman Rushdie

All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs
this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Why is Slavery so much condemn'd and strove against in one Case,
and so highly applauded and held so necessary and so sacred in another?
- Mary Astell

The new always carries with it the sense of violation,
of sacrilege.
What is dead is sacred; what is new,
that is different,
is evil, dangerous, or subversive.
- Henry Miller

You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas,
the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis,
and FDR, not necessarily in that order.
- Mike Huckabee

The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man,
and diversity will continue to increase with the progress,
refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.
- Felix Adler

It is not easy to be sure that being yourself is worth the trouble,
but we do know it is our sacred duty.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell


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