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The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
Henry David Thoreau
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.
When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise.
If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.
Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal.
Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.
Advertising treats all products with the reverence and the seriousness due to sacraments.
Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
Reverence is fatal to literature.
E. M. Forster
Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
We have rudiments of reverence for the human body, but we consider as nothing the rape of the human mind.
It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence.
Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions.
Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex.
The most common trait of all primitive peoples is a reverence for the life-giving earth, and the Native American shared this elemental ethic: The land was alive to his loving touch, and he, its son, was brother to all creatures.
Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?
William O. Douglas
Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life - all life.
Roger Tory Peterson
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