Quotation Explorer - 'Temple'

MAMMON, n. The god of the world's leading religion. The chief temple is in the holy city of New York. He swore that all other religions were gammon, And wore out his knees in the worship of Mammon. Jared Oopf - Ambrose Bierce
Harmony and Peace do not rise from any church, temple, mosque or synagogue. They can only rise from individual human conscience. - Abhijit Naskar
Praying in a Temple is like Lighting a Candle. One kills the ignorance and the other kills the darkness . - gaurav rao
A whore is a whore is a whore.Except when he's something else completely.From the writings of King Helios Dayspring, High Priest of the Temple of the Sun - Belinda McBride
ALLAH, n. The Mahometan Supreme Being, as distinguished from the Christian, Jewish, and so forth. Allah's good laws I faithfully have kept, And ever for the sins of man have wept; And sometimes kneeling in the temple I Have reverently crossed my hands and slept. Junker Barlow - Ambrose Bierce
If Music is a Place -- then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple. - Vera Nazarian
Our body is the temple. Our soul is the God or Goddess within. - Simran Kapoor
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high- class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four. - Katharine Hepburn
Religion is a natural phenomenon of the human mind, but today, in the hands of theoretical bloodsucking religious preachers it has become a lifeless mockery. Now is the time that you take back religion from those intellectual idiots and place it where it belongs, in the temple of your inner cosmos. - Abhijit Naskar
Every human being has to build a secret temple in his soul where he can shelter himself and find himself again and again. - Debasish Mridha
Turn your heart into a temple of beauty and kindness.With tears of love, wash the world from hatred and sadness. - Debasish Mridha
She leaves my side and heads deeper intothe apartment singing, —if the spirit tries to hide, its temple far away… acopper for those they ask, a diamond for those who stay. - Nathan Reese Maher
My life is a work of art and nature is my temple! - Maurice Spees
We are lucky because we still have a magnificent temple called nature where we can find peace of mind in it! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Solitude is a temple for me. - M. T. Panchal
They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze. They should photograph me through linoleum. - Tallulah Bankhead
If god is the root cause for our degradation destroy that god. If it is religion destroy it. If it is Manu Darma, Gita, or any other Mythology (Purana), burn them to ashes. If it is temple, tank, or festival, boycott them. Finally if it is our politics, come forward to declare it openly. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
A temple, first of all, is a place ofprayer; and prayer is communion with God. It is the 'infinite in manseeking the infinite in God.' Where they find each other, there is holysanctuary--a temple. - B.H. Roberts
In Kolkata is a temple where the deity worshipped is Amitabh Bachchan. The daily aarti is performed to the chanting of the Amitabh Chaleesa. And people still ask, Could our mythological heroes be based on actual people who once lived? - Ashwin Sanghi
To go and see one druidical temple is only to see that it is nothing, for there is neither art nor power in it; and seeing one is quite enough. - Samuel Johnson
These temple destroyers, devotees of ravaging commercialism, seem to have a perfect contempt for Nature, and, instead of lifting their eyes to the God of the mountains, lift them to the Almighty Dollar. - John Muir
They prised open the door in the morning. The beatific expression on hisface was exactly what one would find in a temple deity or the just dead - anunsmiling smile. The absurdity and humour was there if one could just seeit, the question and answer staring one in the face. - Srividya Srinivasan
The temple is a place of beauty, it is a place of revelation, it is a place of peace. It is the house of the Lord. It is holy unto the Lord. It should be holy unto us. - Howard W. Hunter
Do you see this egg? With this you can topple every theological theory, every church or temple in the world. - Denis Diderot
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.
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
Love is your religion; the whole world is your temple. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Though one believes in nothing, there are moments in life when one accepts the religion of the temple nearest at hand. - Victor Hugo
The trouble was, love was such a strong emotion. It made everything else unimportant. It grabbed you and imprisoned you in the moment."Deathsworn Arc 4: The Temple of the Mad God - Martyn Stanley
This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
No one can attain to truth by himself. Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God. - Leo Tolstoy
Without mathematics, your world becomes foggy! For a clear vision, you need to be educated in the Temple of Mathematics! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four. - Katharine Hepburn
Although the author dealt some of John Bunyan's conclusions in spiritualizing the details of Solomon's Temple, he attributes to Bunyan a "consecrated ingenuity". - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
My body is like a Temple in Nepal. It is sacred, but has a lot of damage from the earthquake of my youth! - James Hauenstein
Parsifal is on his way to the temple of the Grail Knights and says: I hardly move, yet far I seem to have come, and the all-knowing Gurnemanz replies: You see, my son, time turns here into space - Richard Wagner
Work is love made visible. And if you can't 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 the people who work with joy - Kahlil Gibran
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart, is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
Jesus Christ says, 'Kill me and in 3 days, not only this temple, but all temples in the whole world will be out of business.' This is the most stunning thing any human being has ever said. - Timothy J. Keller
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
Into your darkest corner, you are safe in my love, you are protected. I am the openess you seek, I am your doorway. Come sit in the circular temple of my heart, & let yourself be calm. - Agapi Stassinopoulos
You are the greatest temple in the universe; God dwells within you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I want to build / and raise anew / Theseus' Temple and the Stadiums / and where Pericles livedBut there's no money, too much spent today / I had a guest over and we sat together. - Friedrich Hölderlin
Soon we shall discover that the temple of all humanity is nothing less that the Temple of the Living God!" ~ Chapter One, "The Awakening" ~ Discovering the Bliss of your True Divine Reality - Linda De Coff
One thing I have asked from Jehovah- It is what I will look for- That I may dwell in the house of Jehovah all the days of my life, To gaze upon the pleasantness of Jehovah And to look with appreciation upon his temple. - New World Translation of the World Scriptures
I follow many great religions. Body is my temple. Love is my religion. Peace is my religion. Happiness is my religion. - Debasish Mridha
Spiritual practice is allowing the temple (your body) to be full of light and to live life as a total celebration. - Tony Samara
Silence nurtures the soul, relaxes the body temple and gives us the strength we need in moments of uncertainty. Welcome it. - Ana Ortega
RETALIATION, n. The natural rock upon which is reared the Temple of Law. - Ambrose Bierce
Every man is the builder of a temple called his body. - Henry David Thoreau
In the non-material scenario, both temple or total quality gets raised, deploying communication as mortar, culture as reinforcement, and commitment as concrete. - Priyavrat Thareja
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. - Benjamin Franklin
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all. - Kahlil Gibran
There is but one temple in the universe and that is the body of man. - Novalis
The soul was the first temple; love was the first religion. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God does not exist everywhere. Not in the temple, not in the mosque, not in the church and not everywhere. GOD was just there in your heart, in your mind. - Handi Priyono
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. - Kahlil Gibran
To make my body a temple pureWherein I dwell serene;To care for the things that shall endure,The simple, sweet and clean.To oust out envy and hate and rage,To breathe with no alarm;For Nature shall be my anchorage,And none shall do me harm. - Robert Service
Under the influence of art the walls expand, the roof rises, and it becomes a temple. - Robert Ingersoll
A temple was worth a dozen barracks; a militia man carrying a gun could control a small unarmed crowd only for as long as he was present; however, a single priest could put a policeman inside the head of every one of their flock, for ever. - Iain M. Banks
My imagination is my temple where I meditate and pray to change human consciousness and awareness so that I may find peace. - Debasish Mridha
The best place to find God is not in the temple, but your heart, where kindness and love reside. - Debasish Mridha
Being popular doesn’t always win spiritual change. Christ didn’t pour out the coins of the moneychangers and overturn their tables with any degree of manners when he cleansed the temple. His harshness drew a point—to make people realize how much better they could become. - Shannon L. Alder
Love is my religion, kindness is my prayer, forgiveness is my temple, and peace is my abode. - Debasish Mridha
Is it a time for you, you I say, to dwell in your roofed-in houses?' (Haggai 1:4). The reply might have been that it was unreasonable to expect anyone to live in a roofless house, but the question made its point. What worth did they set on their God, when they left His Temple in ruins? - Joyce G. Baldwin
Many Buddhist temple priests regard their parishioners as possessions and fear their departure as a diminishing of assets. - Kentetsu Takamori
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