64 Spiritual Life Quotes On Success In Life

These spiritual life quotes will inspire you. Spiritual Life, includes a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves, and it typically involves a search for meaning in life.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging spiritual life quotes, spiritual life sayings, and spiritual life proverbs.

Best Spiritual Life Quotes

  1. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.” ~ Denis Waitley
  2. “Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t.” ~ Richard Bach
  3. “There is no other teacher but your own soul.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  4. “Learning how to love is the goal and the purpose of spiritual life – not learning how to develop psychic powers, not learning how to bow, chant, do yoga, or even meditate, but learning to love. Love is the truth. Love is the light.” ~ Surya Das
  5. “We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence and its only end.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

  6. “To live a spiritual life we must first find the courage to enter into the desert of loneliness and to change it by gentle and persistent efforts into a garden of solitude.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  7. “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  8. “You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  9. “If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.” ~ William Blake
  10. “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.” ~ Albert Einstein

  11. “…Spiritual opening is not a withdrawal to some imagined realm or safe cave. It is not a pulling away, but a touching of all the experience of life with wisdom and with a heart of kindness, without any separation.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  12. “The highest knowledge is to know that we are surrounded by mystery.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
  13. “Discipline means to prevent everything in your life from being filled up. Discipline means that somewhere you’re not occupied, and certainly not preoccupied. In the spiritual life, discipline means to create that space in which something can happen that you hadn’t planned or counted on.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  14. “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  15. “The spiritual life does not remove us from the world but leads us deeper into it” ~ Henri Nouwen

  16. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned or worn.” ~ Denis Waitley
  17. “To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wildflower.” ~ William Blake
  18. “Surrender and living in the present are one and the same.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi
  19. “To see a world in a grain of sand
    And a heaven in a wild flower,
    Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
    And eternity in an hour.” ~ William Blake
  20. “To open deeply, as genuine spiritual life requires, we need tremendous courage and strength, a kind of warrior spirit.” ~ Jack Kornfield

  21. “God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.” ~ William Ellery Channing
  22. “By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.” ~ Thomas More
  23. “In the spiritual life nowhere do our ideals meet the actual more truly than in how we relate to each other, in how we make, sustain and are friends.” ~ James Ishmael Ford
  24. “Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day, are like the smith’s bellows: they take breath but are not alive.” ~ William Hazlitt
  25. “Hold infinity in the palm of your hand.” ~ William Blake

  26. “Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.” ~ Woodrow Wilson
  27. “The world of men has forgotten the joys of silence, the peace of solitude, which is necessary, to some extent, for the fullness of human living. Man cannot be happy for long unless he is in contact with the springs of spiritual life which are hidden in the depths of his own soul. If man is exiled constantly from his own home, locked out of his spiritual solitude, he ceases to be a true person.” ~ Thomas Merton
  28. “In spiritual life there is no room for compromise. Awakening is not negotiable; we cannot bargain to hold on to things that please us while relinquishing things that do not matter to us. A lukewarm yearning for awakening is not enough to sustain us through the difficulties involved in letting go. It is important to understand that anything that can be lost was never truly ours, anything that we deeply cling to only imprisons us.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  29. “The highest knowledge is to know that we are surrounded by mystery. Neither knowledge nor hope for the future can be the pivot of our life or determine its direction. It is intended to be solely determined by our allowing ourselves to be gripped by the ethical God, who reveals Himself in us, and by our yielding our will to His.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
  30. “Spirit is an invisible force made visible in all life.” ~ Maya Angelou

  31. “Why do people think the spiritual life demands withdrawal from the ordinary? Because they’ve been taught, at least by implication, that the physical is a block to the spiritual. When we assume that the spiritual, unlike the physical, is impervious to corrosion, then we assume that all things material are not to be honored. But the fact of the matter is, the material is the vehicle of the spiritual.” ~ Joan D. Chittister
  32. “If we don’t have the Word of God as the foundation of what we believe, we will have a faulty footing—it will not stand against the elements that will come against us. God has designed both our physical and spiritual lives to be ordered by one key attribute upon which the fruit of the Spirit is based—that foundation is love.” ~ David Jeremiah
  33. “If God sees that my spiritual life will be furthered by giving the things for which I ask, then He will give them, but that is not the end of prayer. The end of prayer is that I come to know God Himself.” ~ Oswald Chambers
  34. “I haven’t any language weak enough to depict the weakness of my spiritual life. If I weakened it enough it would cease to be language at all. As when you try to turn the gas-ring a little lower still, and it merely goes out.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  35. “We are not a body with a soul, but a soul with a body. When the body dies the soul returns to the source.” ~ Wayne Dyer

  36. “That’s a spiritual lifestyle, being willing to admit that you don’t know everything and that you were wrong about some things. It’s about making a list of all the people you’ve harmed, either emotionally or physically or financially, and going back and making amends. That’s a spiritual lifestyle. It’s not a fluffy ethereal concept.” ~ Anthony Kiedis
  37. “On the way from the Renaissance to our days we have enriched our experience, but we have lost the concept of a Supreme Complete Entity which used to restrain our passions and our irresponsibility. We have placed too much hope in political and social reforms, only to find out that we were being deprived of our most precious possession: our spiritual life. In the East, it is destroyed by the dealings and machinations of the ruling party. In the West, commercial interests tend to suffocate it. This is the real crisis.” ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  38. “Dependence, humility, simplicity, cooperation, and a sense of abandon are qualities greatly prized in the spiritual life, but extremely elusive for people who live in comfort.” ~ Philip Yancey
  39. “You are not the sum of your physical, mental, emotional life, but you are designed for the spiritual. The whole design of the human being is created to enjoy your spiritual life and not the material life. This is the basic thing human beings don’t understand and that’s why, if they knew this fundamental thing, they would seek their spirit first and they would not seek other things.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava
  40. “If you want spiritual life you have to pay the price. The price is the four regulative principles.” ~ Bhakti Charu Swami

  41. “Our justification from sins takes place at the point of saving faith, not at the point of water baptism, which usually occurs later. But if a person is already justified and has sins forgiven eternally at the point of saving faith, then baptism is not necessary for forgiveness of sins nor for the bestowal of new spiritual life. Baptism, then, is not necessary for salvation. But it is necessary if we are to be obedient to Christ, for he commanded baptism for all who believe in him.” ~ Wayne Grudem
  42. “We don’t have two lives-a “spiritual” life here and a “regular” life there. Our life in Christ is one unified lifestyle, and it is who we are wherever we are.” ~ Steve McVey
  43. “Honesty,sincer ity,simplicity, humility, pure generosity,abse nce of vanity,readines s to serve others -qualities which are within easy reach of every soul -are the foundation of one’s spiritual life.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  44. “My spiritual life is… sometimes I have access to it and sometimes I don’t. When I do have access to it, it’s usually a sense of my understanding what the best course of action or the best thing for me to do. By best, I mean when I have a real sense of doing the right thing and doing good for people and the connected universe of everybody.” ~ Al Franken
  45. “Waiting time is not wasting time. Waiting patiently in expectation is the foundation of the spiritual life.” ~ Henri Nouwen

  46. “There is no greater disaster in the spiritual life than to be immersed in unreality, for life is maintained and nourished in us by our vital relation with realities outside and above us.” ~ Thomas Merton
  47. “The greatest help to spiritual life is meditation.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  48. “The practice of leaving settled society to undertake a spiritual journey, or a spiritual life really, is something that is much more common in India. Common especially to a certain phase of life, to the end of life. But not so unusual for younger people as well.” ~ Diana L. Eck , Spiritual life quotes journey
  49. “Buddha’s Wife tells a fascinating story, little known in the west, about the woman whom Buddha left behind. Gabriel Constans focuses the reader’s attention on the strong and complicated women who surrounded Buddha and makes us re-think the nature of spiritual life.” ~ Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  50. “The dominant characteristic of an authentic spiritual life is the gratitude that flows from trust” ~ Brennan Manning

  51. “In my relationship with God, I’ve learned that if I follow a ‘formula’ for how I spend my time with Him, then I’m just accomplishing a checklist of things I feel obligated to do to please Him. This makes my spiritual life more about doing what I need to do to fulfill an obligation than something meaningful.” ~ Joyce Meyer
  52. “Some people are tempted most strongly at the beginning of their spiritual life, others near the end. Some are troubled all their lives. Still others receive only light temptation. Such things are decided by God, and we can trust his wisdom.” ~ Thomas a Kempis
  53. “In Barack Obama, Democrats have put forth a man of strong religious faith who is comfortable connecting his spiritual life to his public role as a policymaker.” ~ Mike McCurry
  54. “The impermanent, which is the body, is given too much importance. The permanent, which is the Atman, is completely forgotten. This should change.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi
  55. “Death is not complete annihilation. It is a pause. It is like pressing the pause button on a tape recorder.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi

  56. “The indicator of true knowledge is the ability to differentiate what uplifts us from what pulls us down.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi
  57. “Money is not a problem, but unintelligent attachment to it is.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi
  58. “Intellectual prowess has its limitations. Thus, do not limit the scope of your learning to the realm of the intellect.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi
  59. “Whether we laugh or cry, the days are going to pass by. So why not choose to laugh?” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi
  60. “A true spiritual seeker should exercise control all the time, throughout the day and night.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi

  61. “Make use of all free time at the office and elsewhere for chanting your mantra or reading spiritual books. Avoid indulging in unnecessary gossip and try to talk about spiritual subjects with others.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi
  62. “The aim of spiritual life is to awaken a joyful freedom, a benevolent and compassionate heart in spite of everything.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  63. “Every night, contemplate: What good did I do today? How can I do better tomorrow?” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi

  64. “Children, temples are places where, at least for a short while, the remembrance of God is kindled in our hearts which otherwise are totally immersed in worldly transactions.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi

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