Monday, February 7, 2011

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES

Inspirational Quotes from Various Sources:

WORDS FROM THE BIBLE:

1.    "Give and it shall be given to you.  For whatever measure you deal out to others .   It will be dealt to you in return."
--(Bible quote)

2.    "Work hard and become a leader, be lazy and never succeed."
--(Proverbs--12:24)                  

3.    "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning."
--(Psalms--30:15)

4.    "Do unto others as you would have others do unto you."    
--(Matthew--7:120)

5.    "A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth."
--(Luke--12:15)

WORDS FROM THE QURAN (OR KORAN):

6.    "O mankind truly we have created you male and female, and have made you nations and tribes that ye may know one another.  Truly the most noble of you in the sight of GOD is the most GOD-conscious.
--(Quran--49:13)

7.    "For every community (of faith) We have appointed ways of worship, which they ought to observe.  Hence do not let those who follow other ways draw you into dispute on this score, but summon them to their Sustainer for you are  on the right way.  And if others argue with you, say GOD knows best what you are doing."
--(Quran--27:67)

8.    "Love for other people what you love for yourself."
--(Koran)

9.    "Do not become angry and Paradise is yours."
--(Koran)

10.  "Control your tongue."
--(Koran)

WORDS FROM THE BAHA'I WRITINGS:

11.  "O SON OF SPIRIT!--My first counsel is this: Possess a pure, kindly and radiant heart, that thine may be a sovereignty ancient, imperishable and everlasting."
--(Hidden Words-Arabic #1)

12.  "O SON OF SPIRIT!--The best beloved things in My sight is Justice; turn not away therefrom if thou desirest Me, and neglect it not that I may confide in thee.  By its aid thou shalt see with thine own eyes and not through the eyes of others, and shalt know of thine own knowledge and not through the knowledge of thy neighbor.  Ponder this in thy heart; how it behooveth thee to be.  Verily justice is My gift to thee and the sign of My loving-kindness.  Set it then before thine eyes."
--(Hidden words-Arabic #2)

13.  "O YE PEOPLE THAT HAVE MINDS TO KNOW AND EARS TO HEAR!--The first call of the Beloved is this: O mystic nightingale ! Abide not but in the rose garden of the spirit.  O messenger of the Soloman of love! Seek thou no shelter except in the Sheba of the well-beloved, and O immortal phoenix! dwell not save on the mount of faithfulness.  Therein is thy habitation, if on the wings of thy soul thou soarest to the realm of the infinite and seekest to attain thy goal." 
--(Hidden Words-Persian #1)

14.  "O MAN OF TWO VISIONS!--Close one eye and open the other.  Close one to the world and all that is therin, and open the other to the hallowed beauty of the Beloved."
--(Hidden Words-Persian #12)

15.  "O MY SERVANT!--The best of men are they that earn a livlihood by their calling and spend upon themselves and upon their kindred for the love of GOD, the Lord of all worlds."
--(Hidden Words-Persian #82)

The following is what Baha'u'llah, the Prophet of the BAHA'I FAITH says about THE HIDDEN WORDS:

"HE IS THE GLORY OF GLORIES"

     "This is that which hath descended from the realm of glory, uttered by the tongue of power and might, and revealed unto the Prophets of old.  We have taken the inner essence  thereof and clothed it in the garment of brevity, as a token of grace unto the righteous, that they may stand faithful unto the Covenant of God, may fulfill in their lives His trust, and in the realm of spirit obtain the gem of divine virtue."

GOD BLESS!  SEE  YOU NEXT TIME!!