Quotation Explorer - 'Earthly'

The building of a perfect body crowned by a perfect brain, is at once the greatest earthly problem and grandest hope of the race.
This generation - it's almost a religious thing now. The millennium, the end days, no need to be responsible anymore to the future. A burden has been lifted from them. The Baby Jesus is managing the portfolio of earthly affairs, and nobody begrudges Him the carried interest... - Thomas Pynchon
Earthly goods deceive the human heart into believing that they give it security and freedom from worry. But in truth, they are what cause anxiety. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
As the hand held before the eye conceals the greatest mountain, so the little earthly life hides from the glance the enormous lights and mysteries of which the world is full, and he who can draw it away from before his eyes, as one draws away a hand, beholds the great shining of the inner worlds. - Rabbi Nachman de Bratslav
For centuries we have been ripped apart by the hands of others as well as ourselves. Our personalities have been conditioned to become disconnected from our most Earthly ancestral knowledge. The days of disconnectedness are over. We must begin anew. - Dacha Avelin
My Soul is my Guide, for my Soul is of that Abode I will not Speak of the Earthly, I am of the Unknown. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Who would've thought such a slight tilt in our earthly axis could make such a big difference in our lives? The big wheel keeps on turning and here we are again, looking in the sweet face of darkness. - Geoffrey Neighor
No earthly teacher is flawless. If you limit yourself to learning according to the exact mindset of the teacher, you will also inherit his flaws.
I know myself know; and I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
If there is anything that can bind the mind of man to this dreary exile of our earthly home and can reconcile us with our fate so that one can enjoy living,—then it is verily the enjoyment of the mathematical sciences and astronomy. - Johannes Kepler
All earthly desires are but streams, but God is the ocean. - Jonathan Edwards
One day a week I seek to rest from earthly toil and sorrow.Revitalized, I find the strength to battle new tomorrows. - Richelle E. Goodrich
All one can really leave one's children is what's inside their heads. Education, in other words, and not earthly possessions, is the ultimate legacy, the only thing that cannot be taken away. - Wernher von Braun
Parenting requires a delicate balance of letting your child be your spiritual teacher while you maintain the clarity and boundaries to be her Earthly teacher. - Jennifer Griffin
Spiritual battles have greater consequences than earthly wars. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The Church is the Body of Christ, and as such it is both heavenly and earthly. The Church is the communion of saints, and it includes as members both angels and shepherds - cherubim and seraphim, and you, and me. - Scott Hahn
Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion. - Mark Twain
Earthly minds, like mud walls, resist the strongest batteries; and though, perhaps, somethimes the force of a clear argument may make some impression, yet they nevertheless stand firm, keep out the enemy, truth, that would captivate or disturbe them. - John Locke
We should learn from flowers, earthly stars which spend their entire lives shining, shining and growing despite all the difficulties they encounter. They know how to listen and understand the whispers of time, for it is an eternal friend that teaches the importance of friendship and sparkling hope. - Nur Bedeir
When people give me a compliment, I just look back and smile, as I am just a glimpse of both my father's. Both earthly and heavenly. - Silas Packianathan
God works on earth only through the prayers of believers and based on this basis, the destiny of this world is not in the hands of earthly kings and rulers but in the hands of prayer warriors. - Sunday Adelaja
I die, as I have lived, a free spirit, an Anarchist, owing no allegiance to rulers, heavenly or earthly. - Voltairine de Cleyre
You can't experience the Father's embrace until you first embrace your earthly father's experience. - Bob Parr
When the Church tries to embody the rule of God in the forms of earthly power it may achieve that power, but it is no longer a sign of the kingdom. - Lesslie Newbigin
Prosperity cannot be experienced by living detached from Nature. Everything else is only a gradation of materialistic, earthly ambitions. We came from the stars and there lies the path to our substantive evolution. - Grigoris Deoudis
When I leave this earthly home and go up to God to dwell, someone will look on the heaped up grave and whisper, "She tried to do well. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds, Cumberland Presbyterian
The contrast between earthly and spiritual is not a contrast between the tangible and the intangible; it is between the transitory and the eternal. Earthly is temporary, spiritual is everlasting. [Ed Welch, Running Scared, 127] - Edward T. Welch
HOURI, n. A comely female inhabiting the Mohammedan Paradise to make things cheery for the good Mussulman, whose belief in her existence marks a noble discontent with his earthly spouse, whom he denies a soul. By that good lady the Houris are said to be held in deficient esteem. - Ambrose Bierce
Man...is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures. - Plato
An ordinary place turns into an extraordinary place when visited by a good music! Earthly place becomes celestial! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I give you my name, my earthly possessions, and my eternal love. But of all the things I have, the thing I want most to give you are my eyes, these eyes that see how magnificently beautiful you are. - Michelle Marcos
What is grace? It is the inspiration from on high: it is love; it is liberty. Grace is the spirit of law. This discovery of the spirit of law belongs to Saint Paul; and what he calls "grace" from a heavenly point of view, we, from an earthly point, call "rigtheousness." - Victor Hugo
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
Earthly possessions are transient and ephemeral. Giving away love creates ripples that last for some time. - Debasish Mridha
Fight ever on: this earthly stuff If used God’s way will be enough. Face to the firing line o friendFight out life’s battle to the end. One soldier, when the fight was red,Threw down his broken sword and fled.Another snatched it, won the day, With what his comrade flung away. - Edwin Markham
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly combat. - Plato
The complexity of your earthly array is not a guarantee for a truimphant eternity. The fact is that you need a simple life to go to heaven; not an excessively glittering body, shiny lips and charming face. - Israelmore Ayivor
The Kingdom of God is an earthly experience which manifests in an unearthly manner. - Abhijit Naskar
A man of purpose is a man on an assignment.Its important not to rely on earthly gained knowledge; tap to Heavenly Wisdom & Understanding - Kinoti J.C.
In his youth, he was electrified. The stars were moving in his bloodstream. He would not have been cowed by the customs of an earthly monarch. When he loved, it was with a heat and a desperation that he carried like a sword. He loved in the way that Greeks burned cities. - Brenna Yovanoff
In that nanosecond of enlightenment I knew that the human spirit survives the death of the physical body and I understood that my wandering soul needed to get back into its earthly habitat. - Janet Bettag
The Darkness of the black night is commencing over the white wobbling flowers at the bay of the stream whose water is sparkling and is running down from those earthly mountains to surrender into your arms full of happiness and love....It cherishes your existence and so do i do... - AashiQi
My only sin in this world has been that I have been truthful and honest and God has blessed me for this earthly sin. - Amit Abraham
Now, a plain word here about the Christian church trying to carry on in its own power: That kind of Christianity makes God sick, for it is trying to run a heavenly institution after an earthly manner. - A.W. Tozer
Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair. - David Livingstone
I'm not a political Christian; for the most part I allow people even their vain, earthly rights. And I certainly don't see anti-Christians as bad or evil (as if they actually have the power to pose any kind of threat against God Almighty), but rather complete idiots I was commanded to love. - Criss Jami
The hardest thing to do often comes with no earthly reward; but it supernaturally affects eternity, so it turns into huge deposit in heaven. - Alisa Hope Wagner
Only a "dry as dust" religion prompts a minister to extol the glories of Heaven while ignoring the social conditions that cause men an Earthly hell. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Earthly Angels do not allow other souls to dim their light; they just keep shining bright as the sun, for this helps other souls to reconnect with their own light and shine brightly too! - Molly Friedenfeld
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