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"Life is sacred. Life is art. Life is sacred art." - Gabrielle Roth

"Music is my life. It is sacred." - Jimmy Chamberlin

"A sacred burden is this life ye bear, Look on it, lift it, bear it solemnly, Stand up and walk beneath it steadfastly; Fail not for sorrow, falter not for sin, But onward, upward, till the goal ye win." - Fanny Kemble

"When you consider Life as sacred,Nature waits on you" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Home is the sacred refuge of our life." - John Dryden

"The task of life is to face sacred moments." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Life isn't nearly as sacred as the appreciation of passion." - Kurt Cobain

"Everything sacred, nothing sacred." - Bodhidharma

"There is a seamless web to life.. all life is sacred.." - Nat Hentoff

"The notion that human life is sacred just because it is human life is medieval." - Peter Singer

"Life is precious. Life is sacred. And it ought so to be observed." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I feel like I'm kind of an obvious person. I like to keep some things in my life sacred, like keep the sacred, sacred. Apart from that part of my life, I'm a very open person." - Shailene Woodley

"Awareness of the sacred in life is what holds our world together, and the lack of awareness of the sacred is what is tearing it apart." - Joan D. Chittister

"For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull." - Ralph Nader

"There are no sacred and unsacred places; there are only sacred and desecrated places. My belief is that the world and our life in it are conditional gifts." - Wendell Berry

"So his life has flowed From its mysterious urn a sacred stream, In whose calm depth the beautiful and pure Alone are mirrored; which, though shapes of ill May hover round its surface, glides in light, And takes no shadow from them." - Thomas Noon Talfourd

"Schedule a sacred date with yourself. You deserve time for your life." - Cheryl Richardson

"We won't figure out what's sacred in life if we settle for what's safe." - Bob Goff

"Spiritual life is contractual. The sacred cannot dialogue with the unresponsive." - Christina Baldwin

"Human life is created in God's image, and that makes it sacred." - Colin S. Smith

"Every child's life is sacred and it is long past time that we protect it." - Marian Wright Edelman

"A reverence for life needs to be developed, in which all things are sacred." - Frederick Lenz

"A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him." - Albert Schweitzer

"Every child's life is sacred and it is long past time that we protect it." - Marian Wright Edelman

"Artfulness is not simple entertainment, especially during upheaval, unleashing creative life is sacred duty." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars." - Winston Churchill

"It's not easy to shed the idea that human life is sacred." - Audie Murphy

"Mohammed's truth lay in a holy Book, Christ's in a sacred Life." - Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton

"I think life is sacred, whether it's abortion or the death penalty." - Tim Kaine

"It's sacred for an actor to keep their personal life personal." - Jennifer Carpenter

"Romance is one of the sacred temples that dot the landscape of life." - Marianne Williamson

"I've got my private life - that's sacred - and I didn't have that before." - Elizabeth Mcgovern

"Your heart is sacred land. Don't let just anything enter it. Guard it with your life." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Life is sacred to me on all levels. Abortion does not compute with my philosophy." - Kate Mulgrew

"Every form of life is sacred. It is not possible to have an activity that is not sacred...Coming to see everything as sacred and honouring everything is spiritual development." - Gary Zukav

"Time to unite the Sacred Bands, Thebans and his people: one unit, one heart, one swing through life." - Janet Morris

"The future of life on Earth depends on our ability to see the sacred where others see only the common" - John Denver

"The life of expression is the tuning fork by which we find our way to the sacred." - Mark Nepo

"Man values life as a sacred jewel in such a way that he reveres him most who haughtily scorns it." - Anonymous

"The best and purest human beings, from the beginning of time, have understood that life is sacred." - Saul Bellow

"I wish that life should not be cheap, but sacred. I wish the days to be as centuries, loaded, fragrant." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Irony and pity are two good counselors: one, in smiling, makes life pleasurable; the other, who cries, makes it sacred." - Anatole France

"Imagine the world we would live in if we dared to see all of life as sacred - unconditionally." - Stephanie Dowrick

"I wish that life should not be cheap, but sacred. I wish the days to be as centuries, loaded, fragrant." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Entertainment is a sacred pursuit when done well. When done well, it raises the quality of human life." - Michael Chabon

"Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value, to which all other values are subordinate." - Albert Einstein

"Everything is sacred and nothing is sacred." - Shailene Woodley

"When we acknowledge that all of life is sacred and that each act is an act of choice and therefore sacred, then life is a sacred dance lived consciously each moment. When we live at this level, we participate in the creation of a better world." - Scout Cloud Lee

"The human person is a unique composite - a unity of spirit and matter, soul and body, fashioned in the image of God and destined to live forever. Every human life is sacred, because every human person is sacred." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Other than our love our labor is one of the most sacred gifts we can give. When your labor is your love, life is sacred. Love what you do or change." - Tony Robbins

"Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

"Labor is life: from the inmost heart of the worker rises his God-given force, the sacred celestial life-essence breathed into him by Almighty God!" - Thomas Carlyle

"To the truly ethical man, all of life is sacred, including forms of life that from the human point of view may seem lower than ours." - Albert Schweitzer

"Nothing in life is trivial. Life is whole wherever and whenever we touch it, and one moment or event is not less sacred than another." - Vimala Thakar

"Prayer is a sacred and appointed means to obtain all the blessings that we want, whether they relate to this life or the life to come." - Isaac Watts

"There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children." - Kofi Annan

"The miserable are sacred." - Seneca the Younger

"Women are sacred." - Vin Diesel

"Nothing is sacred, right?" - Mia Kirshner

"The tarot is sacred." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"I refuse to turn to theology to justify the life or redeem it. There is a question always of the connection to the eternal. I say to myself above all, keep alive your conviction that there are sacred elements in the life in the practice of the life that must be respected. But the conviction in the existence of the sacred does not necessarily imply that you need to believe in a creator, because we are the ones that made the sacred." - Stanley Kunitz

"Doorways are sacred to women for we are the doorways of life and we must choose what comes in and what goes out." - Marge Piercy

"In the sacred precinct of that dwelling where the despotic woman wields the sceptre of fierce neatness, one treads as if he carried his life in his hands." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life because it contradicts the sacred voice that calls us the Beloved." - Henri Nouwen

"Other hope had she none, nor wish in life, but to follow Meekly, with reverent steps, the sacred feet of her Saviour." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"It is a sad weakness in us, after all, that the thought of a man's death hallows him anew to us; as if life were not sacred too." - George Eliot

"Remember this always: The living of your own life writes the book of your most sacred truth, and offers evidence of it." - Neale Donald Walsch

"People with theories of life are, perhaps, the most relentless of their kind, for no time or place is sacred from their devastating elucidations." - Agnes Repplier

"Spirits that have once been sincerely united and tended together a sacred flame, never become entirely stranger to one another's life." - Margaret Fuller

"We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It is not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life for this child." - Jamie Lee Curtis

"I don't see life divided into public and private, secular and sacred. It's all an open place of service before our God." - Charles R Swindoll

"Life is sacred? Who said so? God? Hey, if you read history, you realize that God is one of the leading causes of death." - George Carlin

"Similarly, anyone who wishes to understand the mind of the sacred writers must first cleanse his own life, and approach the saints by copying their deeds." - Athanasius of Alexandria

"I have to say, music was always my self preservation survival technique. This sort of sacred space in my life and in my mind." - Jon Gordon

"I think the biggest insult, the worst way you can offend a Mexican, is to insult their mother. A mother is the most sacred thing in life." - Emiliano Salinas

"Similarly, anyone who wishes to understand the mind of the sacred writers must first cleanse his own life, and approach the saints by copying their deeds." - Athanasius

"I want to again highlight the desperate need for us to pull together - the world over - to tackle knife crime and teach everyone how sacred a life is." - Jermain Defoe

"The Seeker, The Search, The Sacred by Guy Finley is a very wise book, filled with inspiration to help you dramatically improve your life. I highly recommend it." - Daniel Amen

"Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet." - Lewis Mumford

"Pagans exalt sacred things, the Prophets extol sacred deeds." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred." - Walt Whitman

"I am against abortion; I think that life is sacred and we should take a position of being against abortion. I think it is wrong to take human life. I think that human life starts at conception." - Billy Graham

"Spirituality is the sacred center out of which all life comes, including Mondays and Tuesdays and rainy Saturday afternoons in all their mundane and glorious detail....The spiritual journey is the soul's life commingling with ordinary life." - Christina Baldwin

"Sacred Bands and elite squadrons aren't what the mercenaries' guild is about. Field them at your peril." - Janet Morris

"We will go into the future as a single sacred community, or we will all perish in the desert." - Thomas Berry

"The rights of men and women should be equal and sacred-marriage should be a perfect partnership." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Sacred cows make great hamburgers." - Robert Reisner

"Sacred texts always offend reason." - Mason Cooley

"Love is a sacred silence." - Orhan Pamuk

"All true work is sacred." - Thomas Carlyle

"Sage is cleansing and sacred." - Pink

"Wisdom is a sacred communion." - Victor Hugo

"Bigotry is the sacred disease." - Heraclitus

"Every old poem is sacred." - Horace

"I've heard people ask, What's so sacred about a classic books that you can't change it for the modern child? Nothing is sacred about a classic. What makes a classic is the life that has accrued to it from generation after generation of children. Children give life to these books. Some books which you could hardly bear to read are, for children, classic." - Frances Clarke Sayers

"I'm still agnostic. But in the words of Elton Richards, I'm now a reverant agnostic. Which isn't an oxymoron, I swear. I now believe that whether or not there's a God, there is such a thing as sacredness. Life is sacred. The Sabbath can be a sacred day. Prayer can be a sacred ritual. There is something transcendent, beyond the everyday. It's possible that humans created this sacredness ourselves, but that doesn't take away from its power or importance." - A J Jacobs

"We have really got to create a culture in our world today where we recognize that every human life is sacred and precious and we have no right to take another human life." - Mairead Corrigan

"I do not hesitate to proclaim before you and before the world that all human life-from the moment of conception and through all subsequent stages-is sacred, because human life is created in the image and likeness of God." - Pope John Paul Ii

"The body is a sacred garment: it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honour, and with joy and with fear as well. But always, though, with blessing." - Martha Graham

"Life and language are alike sacred. Homicide and verbicide -that is, violent treatment of a word with fatal results to its legitimate meaning, which is its life -are alike forbidden." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor." - Martha Graham

"Life (ayu) is the combination (samyoga) of body, senses, mind and reincarnating soul. Ayurveda is the most sacred science of life, beneficial to humans both in this world and the world beyond." - Charaka

"To be a presence of perpetual thanksgiving may be the ultimate goal of life. The thankful person is the one for whom life is simply one long exercise in the sacred." - Joan D. Chittister

"The seven sacred teachings: love, respect, courage, honesty, wisdom, humility, truth. These are the seven virtues that lead to a full and healthy life. My mom espoused those teachings. That's how she lived her life. That's how she raised us." - Perry Bellegarde

"A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help." - Albert Schweitzer

"It's mighty hard right now to think of anything that's precious that isn't endangered. There are no sacred and unsacred places; there are only sacred and desecrated places. My belief is that the world and our life in it are conditional gifts." - Wendell Berry

"The Sacred isn't housed in a building or worn around your neck or something in the sky. The Sacred is the here and now we reside in, all breathing the same air, all imbibing the same water and made of the same earth with 'the life force' flowing through all living things." - Jaune Quick–to–See Smith

"Now majority rule is a precious, sacred thing worth dying for. But like other precious, sacred things .... it's not only worth dying for; it can make you wish you were dead. Imagine if all life were determined by majority rule. Every meal would be a pizza." - P. J. O'Rourke

"In India in particular, where millions have no home but the streets, virtually every life event is carried out in public: prayer, eating, sleeping, nursing, crude dentistry, even bodily functions. In the secular West, where nothing is sacred, everything seems hidden; yet in Asia, where nothing is hidden, everything is sacred." - Steve McCurry

"Each one of us could describe his or her life as a sacred journey. You are journeying from the beginning to the end, and what makes it sacred is that in the process of this journey you encounter the holy in various forms which, unless you have your eyes open, you might not even notice." - Frederick Buechner

"The Sacred isn't housed in a building or worn around your neck or something in the sky. The Sacred is the here and now we reside in, all breathing the same air, all imbibing the same water and made of the same earth with 'the life force' flowing through all living things." - Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

"Life is sacred. Life is art. Life is sacred art. The art of sacred living means being a holy actor, acting from the soul rather than the ego. The soul is out of space and time and hence always available, an ever-present potential of our being. It is up to each of us to celebrate and to actualize our being and to turn each meal, conversation, outfit, letter, and so on, into art. Every mundane activity is an opportunity for full authentic self-expression. The soul is our artistic self, our capacity for transforming every dimension of our lives into art and theater." - Gabrielle Roth

"No nation is better than its sacred book. In that book are expressed its highest ideals of life, and no nation rises above those ideals. No nation has a sacred book to be compared with ours. This American nation from its first settlement at Jamestown to the present hour is based upon and permeated by the principles of the Bible. The more this Bible enters into our national life the grander and purer and better will that life become." - David Josiah Brewer

"Sacred space and sacred time and something joyous to do is all we need. Almost anything then becomes a continuous and increasing joy. What you have to do, you do with play. I think a good way to conceive of sacred space is as a playground. If what you're doing seems like play, you are in it. But you can't play with my toys, you have to have your own. Your life should have yielded some. Older people play with life experiences and realizations or with thoughts they like to entertain. In my case, I have books I like to read that don't lead anywhere." - Joseph Campbell

"Play is a sacred thing, a divine ordinance, for developing in the child a harmonious and healthy organism, and preparing that organism for the commencement of the work of life." - J. G. Holland

"Destiny commands... and imposes a sacred obligation to show up in the face of one's desire for a normal, casual life... there are other forces afoot of which consciousness has only the dimmest of understandings..." - James Hollis

"There are certain sacred things in my life that I would never talk about. Because they are clear in my head, I can walk freely around the opposite side. I keep them completely separate in my mind." - Heather Armstrong

"Every day we bear witness to each woman's knowledge of holding the profound power to decide whether or not to allow the life within her to come to term. The sharing of those moments makes abortion work sacred." - Merle Hoffman

"... not only dowomen sufferindignities in daily life, but the literature of the world proclaims their inferiority and divinely decreed subjection in all history, sacred and profane, in science, philosophy, poetry, and song." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"Once you start to question your life you get to a higher level of awareness. It's like turning a light on-voila you see you have choices and choices are sacred." - Naomi Judd

"Now is the time when we must renew ourselves and live as if we and all of life is sacred, and as if everything we do makes a difference." - Jean Houston

"You are doing something very sacred here, something very daring, during your life upon the earth. You are defining yourself, and then creating yourself anew, in each golden moment of now." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Don't stop to ask whether the animal or plant you meet deserves your sympathy, or how much it feels, or even whether it can feel at all: respect it and consider all life sacred." - Albert Schweitzer

"Marriage and deathless friendship, both should be inviolable and sacred: two great creative passions, separate, apart, but complementary: the one pivotal, the other adventurous: the one, marriage, the centre of human life; and the other, the leap ahead." - D H Lawrence

"I think the vice of our housekeeping is that it does not hold man sacred. The vice of government, the vice of education, the viceof religion, is one with that of the private life." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love." - Johnny Depp

"Life must have its sacred moments and its holy places. We need the infinite, the limitless, the uttermost - all that can give the heart a deep and strengthening peace." - A. Powell Davies

"Doing a straight-forward, clear-cut task that has a beginning and an end balances out the complexity-without-end that often vexes the rest of my life. Sacred simplicity." - Robert Fulghum

"True beauty is a ray That springs from the sacred depths of the soul, and illuminates the body, just as life springs from the kernel of a stone and gives colour and scent to a flower." - Rumi

"Suddenly, it's all too much. Bryn and the bump watch. Vanessa with my high school yearbook. The idea that nothing's sacred. Everything's fodder. That my life belongs to anyone but me." - Gayle Forman

"Each of us, I suppose needs his illusions. Life after death. A maker of planets. A woman to love, a man to hate. Something sacred. But what a waste." - Tim O'Brien

"That's the sacred intent of life, of God-to move us continuously toward growth, toward recovering all that is lost and orphaned within us and restoring the divine image imprinted on our soul." - Sue Monk Kidd

"...the great lesson is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one's daily life, in one's neighbors, friends, and family, in one's backyard." - Abraham Maslow

"Play is a sacred thing, a divine ordinance, for developing in the child a harmonious and healthy organism, and preparing that organism for the commencement of the work of life." - Josiah Gilbert Holland

"A sacred burden is this life ye bear, Look on it, lift it, bear it solemnly, Stand up and walk beneath it steadfastly; Fail not for sorrow, falter not for sin, But onward, upward, till the goal ye win." - Fanny Kemble

"But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song." - Alexander Pope

"To the highest leadership among women it is given to hold steadily in one hand the sacred vessels that hold the ancient sanctities of life, and in the other a flaming torch to light the way for oncoming generations." - Anna Garlin Spencer

"Each holy temple stands as a symbol of our membership in the Church, as a sign of our faith in life after death, and as a sacred step toward eternal glory for us and our families." - Russell M Nelson

"And so we understand that the atonement of Jesus Christ gives us the opportunity to overcome spiritual death that results from sin, and, through making and keeping sacred covenants, to have the blessings of eternal life." - Dallin H. Oaks

"It was my life - like all lives, mysterious and irrevocable and sacred. So very close, so very present, so very belonging to me. How wild it was, to let it be." - Cheryl Strayed

"Much though he recites the sacred texts, but acts not accordingly, that heedless man is like a cowherd who only counts the cows of others - he does not partake of the blessings of the holy life." - Gautama Buddha

"But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song." - Alexander Pope

"Life tears at us and scars us as children so we adopt facades and masks to hide this part of us, to keep this sacred part of ourselves from the pain." - Jon Foreman

"Everything is now for sale. Even those areas of life that we once considered sacred like health and education, food and water and air and seeds and genes and a heritage. It is all now for sale." - Maude Barlow

"Making and cheerfully keeping our covenants gives validity and life to the vital sacred and saving ordinances we need to receive in order to obtain all that the Father hath." - Linda K. Burton

"Legionary life is beautiful, not because of riches, partying or the acquisition of luxury, but because of the noble comradeship which binds all Legionaries in a sacred brotherhood of struggle." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"I've been transformed by stories, and I think that storytelling is definitely sacred. I take it very seriously because my life has been changed, whether it was a movie, a play, a piece of writing, poetry, a painting." - Karla Souza

"Acceptance and its counterpart, understanding, are crucial to achieving relationship harmony. It is sacred love, the highest form of love, and like most things worth striving for in life, it requires patience, commitment, personal responsibility, and practice." - Arielle Ford



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