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Sacraments Quotes

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The vast Cathedral of Your Being
becomes sanctuary for all creation
as you celebrate the universal sacraments
of compassion and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Spiritual Unity Compassion

When the universal sacraments of compassion and joy
fill the vast cathedral of our being,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Incarnation is the medicine of the soul,
undoing the Fall and bringing man to the Tree of Life,
and the office of a priest is to administer this medicine in the sacraments.
- Arthur Middleton

Advertising treats all products with the reverence
and the seriousness due to sacraments.
- Thomas Merton

 

I personally believe, as church law sets out,
that sanctions are an absolute last resort,
particularly penal sanctions of depriving people of the sacraments.
- Roger Mahony

I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every
week and took the sacraments.
It never really touched the core of my being.
- Sting

Meanwhile the Church more and more provided for the
doctrine of the Holy Spirit,
by practically chaining His influence to the hierarchy and the sacraments.
- Robert Rainy

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I have a profound belief in the power of the Sacraments.
I believe that in a Divine way the use of them teaches
the teachable their inward meaning and therefore I
think we need be in no hurry to attempt to teach new
converts all that we think we know about them.
- Roland Allen

Voting is a civic sacrament.
- Theodore Hesburgh

In the case of news, we should always wait for the
sacrament of confirmation.
- Voltaire

Love is not weakness.
It is strong.
Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
- Boris Pasternak

No more doth it hurt to say that the body and blood
are not in the sacrament.
- William Tyndale

If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
- Florynce R. Kennedy

From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament...
the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy.
- Bernard Berenson

Christ made the bread the sacrament of his body only:
wherefore as the bread is no similitude of his blood,
so am I not bound or ought to affirm,
that his blood is there present.
- William Tyndale

God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment.
Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament.
- Evelyn Underhill

Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism.
Whether it is or is not more efficacious I do not know.
- Samuel Butler

I've always had bronchitis.
I've been administered the Sacrament of Death three times for it.
- Mercedes McCambridge

The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light;
although it passes among the impure,
it is not polluted.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

And there is a difference between the essence of a Sacrament and its use.
- Martin Chemnitz

I very much feel that marriage is a sacrament and that
sacrament should extend...
to that legal entity of a union between what traditionally
in our Western values has been defined as between a man and a woman.
- Bill Frist

Your meditations may be as profound,
as exalted,
as devout as you like; you may practise every pious exercise you can manage,
but all this is as nothing in comparison with the Blessed Sacrament.
What we do may be godly, but this sacrament is God Himself!
- Johannes Tauler

Spiritually good people, pure in heart,
who long for the Blessed Sacrament but cannot receive at the time,
can receive spiritually...
even a hundred times a day, in sickness and in health,
with immeasurable grace and profit.
- Johannes Tauler

Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just
suggested that inviting close friends over to share
a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could
be a form of religious experience for some people.
To me it's a form of sacrament.
- Sally Quinn

The Church is the new creation, it is life and joy,
it is the sacramental fellowship in which we share
the ultimate purpose of God,
made real for us now in our hearing the Word and sharing the Sacrament.
- Rowan D. Williams

As however the ancients say that in case of necessity
any Christian lay person can administer the sacrament of Baptism,
so Luther says the same thing about absolution in case of necessity,
where no priest is present.
- Martin Chemnitz

If someone talks about union, fidelity,
a monogamous relationship, love, blessing;
I would say it sounds like marriage to me.
And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
- George Carey

It's also reflective of a young person's religion or
faith in that it's highly charged with sacramental
imagery and with country imagery,
because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country.
- Daniel Berrigan

I believe that Orthodoxy has been thinking lately,
and despite other impressions, that we can't have full
sacramental communion if we don't first have a fundamental
agreement on the question of the primacy,
that still isn't there.
- Karl Lehmann

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is a fine thing to be honest,
but it is also very important to be right.
- Winston Churchill

Words are also actions,
and actions are a kind of words.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)

All the world is full of suffering.
It is also full of overcoming.
- Helen Keller

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
- Helen Keller

Where love is, there God is also.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

Choose to adopt the attitude toward failure that sports teams do.
In each game, one team succeeds and one fails.
Then the next week they both get out and play again.
Life is also a game - with some successes and some failures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

If something is important to you,
attend to it immediately, and regularly.
If something is not really important to you,
that's great also -
just scratch it off your to-do list forever,
and never worry about it again.
Choose how you invest your time, and honor your choices.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail.
- Helen Keller

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others,
but it also becomes richer and happier.
- Albert Schweitzer

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Have you ever hugged a tree?
Hug a tree, and one day you will come to know
that it is not only that
you have hugged the tree
but that the tree also responds,
the tree also hugs you.
- Osho

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

Rainbows and butterflies are themselves beautiful and highly symbolic,
but they are also representative of
all the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose to be caring, compassionate and kind toward all people,
and I also choose to be indifferent to gossip,
petty complaints, and idle chatter.
About those, I just don't care.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The walls we build around us to
keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
- Jim Rohn

It is hard enough to remember my opinions,
without also remembering my reasons for them!
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

First meditate, be blissful,
then much love will happen of its own accord.
Then being with others is beautiful
and being alone is also beautiful.
Then it is simple, too.
You dont depend on others
and you dont make others dependent on you.
- Osho

I rest in the light of forgiveness.
I forgive myself and others for that
which is done (and better left undone)
and also that which is not done (and better if done).
I give myself permission to enjoy this moment without guilt.
I freely release all uncertainty, regret, and fear.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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