Religious Quotes – Priceless Sources of Inspiration


The world “Religion” is derived from “Religare”, which means to “Re-link”.  The purpose of religion is to link us back to our Creator.  Great personalities associated with various religions all over the world have attempted to re link man with God.  In this endeavor what ever they spoke and taught has inspired human beings all over the world from time immemorial.  

Life ennobling quotes

Here are some life ennobling quotes from various religions:

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear” – Bible (Christianity).

“Indeed, those who submit themselves absolutely to God alone, while leading a righteous life, will receive their recompense from their Lord, they have nothing to fear, nor will they grieve” – Koran (Islam).

“Still your mind in Me, still yourself in Me, and without a doubt you shall be united with Me, Lord of Love, dwelling in your heart” – Bhagavad Gita (Hinduism).

“When your mind is empty of prejudices you can see the Tao (the way to Ultimate).  When your heart is empty of desires, you can follow the Tao. – Master Lu (Taoism).

“Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts” – The Buddha (Buddhism).

“For the sake of it, you journey to sacred shrines and holy rivers; but this priceless jewel is within your own heart” – Guru Granth Sahib (Sikhism)

“In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, we should regard all creatures as we regard our own self, and should therefore refrain from inflicting upon others such injury as would appear undesirable to us if inflicted upon ourselves” – (Jainism).

“Help others in the world thrgh deeds of service without thought of rewards” (Shintoism).

“Turn yourself not away from three best things:  Good thought, good word and good deed”. (Zoroastrianism).

Human beings of the modern world should drop religious fundamentalism and embrace wisdom emanating from various religions.  They we can be assured of a peaceful, prosperous and harmonious humanity.