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Temple Quotes

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Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

Related topics: Wisdom

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

You're just left with yourself all the time,
whatever you do anyway.
You've got to get down to your
own God in your own temple.
It's all down to you, mate.
- John Lennon

From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

 

I love you when you bow in your mosque,
kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are sons of one religion,
and it is the Spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

One may as well dam for water tanks
the people's cathedrals and churches,
for no holier temple has ever
been consecrated by the heart of man.
- John Muir

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This is my simple religion.
There is no need for temples;
no need for complicated philosophy.
Our own brain, our own heart is our temple;
the philosophy is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
- Jean Claude Van Damme

Anybody who has been seriously engaged is scientific
work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to
the gates of the temple of science are written the words:
'Ye must have faith.'
- Max Planck

Live are a really good band.
I like Stone Temple Pilots, Radiohead I love.
Even Oasis.
- Nuno Bettencourt

Men who care passionately for women attach themselves
at least as much to the temple and to the accessories
of the cult as to their goddess herself.
- Marguerite Yourcenar

The library is the temple of learning,
and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.
- Carl T. Rowan

The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.
- Milan Kundera

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

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
- Matsuo Basho

I have a little history.
I met Stone Temple Pilots, and their guitar player was a huge Extreme fan.
Somewhere down the road, Extreme made its statement.
- Gary Cherone

Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words.
Man approaches it through forests of symbols,
which observe him with familiar glances.
- Charles Baudelaire

The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too,
if I'm not mistaken, and I'll never lack priests to
serve it as long as there are men.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Shirley Temple had charisma as a child.
But it cleared up as an adult.
- Totie Fields

Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify
the heart as a sacrifice to love;
love recompenses the adorers.
- Khalil Gibran

The Temple of Diana is in the vicinity of the fountain,
which has given rise to the conjecture that it originally
constituted a portion of the ancient baths.
- Marguerite Gardiner

Temple was a man of the world amongst men of letters,
a man of letters amongst men of the world.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze.
They should photograph me through linoleum.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Work is love made visible.
And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste,
it is better that you should leave your work and sit
at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
- Khalil Gibran

Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb the steep
where Fame's proud temple shines afar?
- James Beattie

America, the temple of invention and industry,
doesn't make things anymore.
- Nick Clooney

The temple of art is built in words.
- J. G. Holland

God is not present in idols.
Your feelings are your god.
The soul is your temple.
- Chanakya

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence,
to live as if he were poor.
- William Temple

Acting is the most minor of gifts.
After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.
- Katharine Hepburn

Tower Records is like a temple to me.
I'll stay there for hours.
Nobody can shop for records with me.
It drives them out of their minds.
- Billy Bob Thornton

The man who builds a factory builds a temple,
that the man who works there worships there,
and to each is due, not scorn and blame,
but reverence and praise.
- Calvin Coolidge

There's been periods of broadcasts in the past where
you could see all ages of entertainers,
ranging from George Burns to Shirley Temple.
That's not the condition now.
- Merle Haggard

For the earliest period of the history of Israel,
all that precedes the building of the temple,
not a trace can be found of any sanctuary of exclusive legitimacy.
- Julius Wellhausen

I doubt if the public thought of me as Christ when
they next saw me as Temple Houston on television.
- Jeffrey Hunter

The general who wins the battle makes many calculations
in his temple before the battle is fought.
The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.
- Sun Tzu

Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass
before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Even though I grew up as a Sephardic Jew in Brooklyn
where we ate Syrian food and went to temple,
it was still America.
- Isaac Mizrahi

Solomon's temple also was designed to increase the
attractiveness of the city of his residence.
- Julius Wellhausen

If you're into architecture and you're from the West,
everything is hors d'oeuvres for working to rebuild the Temple.
Ultimately you're led there.
You can't escape it.
- Ben Nicholson

Discussing how old you are is the temple of boredom.
- Ruth Gordon

Where there is no temple there shall be no homes.
- T. S. Eliot

I go to temple a lot less than I would like because when I do,
people still look at me as if they think it's a publicity stunt.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

In boundless love as a Christian and as a man
I read through the passage which tells us
how the Lord at last rose in His might
and seized the scourge to drive out of the Temple
the brood of vipers and of adders.
- Adolph Hitler

Your daily life is your temple and your religion.
When you enter into it take with you your all.
- Khalil Gibran

The temple of Ceres should be in a solitary spot out of the city,
to which the public are not necessarily led but for
the purpose of sacrificing to her.
- Marcus V. Pollio

But in Japan, there's nothing like that,
since the temple is made of wood.
The divine spirit inside the building is eternal,
so the enclosure doesn't have to be.
- Tadao Ando

The Lord showed me, so that I did see clearly,
that he did not dwell in these temples which men had commanded and set up,
but in people's hearts...
his people were his temple, and he dwelt in them.
- George Fox

With the supermarket as our temple and the singing
commercial as our litany,
are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible
vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?
- Adlai Stevenson

The Temple will not be completed until every living stone is there.
And then what? The next thing will be that which our
Masonic friends make so much of,
and which we make so much of namely:
the glorification of the temple.
- Charles T. Russell

When I was 14, I was the oldest I ever was.
I've been getting younger ever since.
- Shirley Temple

Research has shown that a barren environment is much
more damaging to baby animals than it is to adult animals.
It does not hurt the adult animals the same way it damages babies.
- Temple Grandin

There is a tremendous range of children with a PDD label.
- Temple Grandin

We would have to invent the U.N.
if we did not have it, which is not an original thought.
- Shirley Temple

In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so
quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt
you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple,
where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon
and what the whole event was about.
- David Amram

I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered
to the four winds of heaven.
Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty.
I have brothers in slavery.
I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive.
- William Wells Brown

I would not be here now if I did not have anti-depressants.
- Temple Grandin

There's an air of mystery around the Masons,
but the reality is that they're mostly a bunch of veterans
getting drunk in a lodge that they've built to look like a temple.
It's just a bunch of guys trying to get away from their wives.
- Jimmy Kimmel

There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man,
who is neither capable of receiving pleasures,
nor sensible of conferring them on others.
- William Temple

This is a gift.
This is a gift from God.
It's really like the old Biblical passage that talks
about your body being a temple.
That's not to say that I've never done anything but
I've never abused myself.
Never gone over the top for a long period of time.
- Teena Marie

I use my mind to solve problems and invent things.
- Temple Grandin

I am a big believer in early intervention.
- Temple Grandin

What is merit? The opinion one man entertains of another.
- Henry John Temple

You have got to keep autistic children engaged with the world.
You cannot let them tune out.
- Temple Grandin

Who ever converses among old books will be hard to please among the new.
- William Temple

The problem of evil...
Why does God permit it? Or, if God is omnipotent,
in which case permission and creation are the same,
why did God create it?
- William Temple

Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple.
She saw the Life write up on Buddhism,
with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted
to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid.
She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up.
- Kenneth Rexroth

Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets,
some of the mountains, rivers, streams,
etc.
were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti.
Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony,
a real ceremony.
- Katherine Dunham

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
- Temple Grandin

Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children.
Other teachers do not have it.
- Temple Grandin


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