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Trivialities Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Trivialities

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The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

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Every formula of every religion has, in this age of reason,
to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Formula to live your dream:
1. Be bold. 2. Begin now, 3. No exceptions.
- William James

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

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The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

 

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched
the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

When an inner situation is not made conscious,
it appears outside as fate.
- Carl Jung

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

To everything there is a season,
and a time to every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day,
I would have studied harder.
- Pope John Paul I

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
- Joseph Addison

Forgive Your Brother from Your Heart.
- Matthew 18:21-22

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

A new friend is like new wine;
when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure.
- Ecclesiastes 9:10

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn't dance.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you believe,
just so you're sincere.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Go Fly A Kite, Charlie Brown

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

Compassion and generosity must be the heart of any true religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale

If you have a particular faith or religion,
that is good. But you can survive without it.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

This too, shall pass.
- Bible

Love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal
to reason and is in conflict with morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For those of true faith, death is not a time to mourn,
but a time to celebrate returning to the Creator.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You hold onto religion, you know,
rules, regulations, traditions.
I think what God is interested in
is people's hearts, and that's hard enough.
- Bono

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully
as when they do it from religious conviction.
- Blaise Pascal

True believers just don't see things the way they are,
because if they did, they wouldn't be true believers anymore.
- Philip Caputo

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

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

A willingness to laugh at itself is what distinguishes
a compassionate religion from a cult.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are all pencils in the hand of God.
- Mother Teresa

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

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

The most telling act of true Faith
is celebrating the death of a loved one
with the certain knowledge that
they are now in a better place.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are all "neighbors."
Our world has gotten too small for us to be anything else.
We can no longer have "us" and "them" - friends and enemies.
A person from Iraq, or Russia, or Columbia is
no more a stranger or enemy than a person from across town.
A few people everywhere are troublemakers.
Every religion provokes a few people to become extremists.
Do we need police around the globe? Unfortunately, we always will.
Do we need war? Does that question even deserve an answer?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not concern myself with gods and spirits
either good or evil, nor do I serve any.
- Lao Tzu

If you believe in forever,
then life is just a one night stand.
- The Righteous Brothers

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The will of God will never take you
to where the grace of God will not protect you.
- Anonymous


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