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1 "You know everything that there is to know about Who You Really Are – which is the essence of love. There is nothing you have to learn. You need merely remember." Communion with God (Neale Donald Walsch)

2 "The flame of living and creative love fills the universe." Mysticism (Evelyn Underhill)

3 "God is Radiance, or Love, the Force Field that Pervades and Supports and Moves and Receives and Lives all conditions." The Enlightenment of the Whole Body (Bubba Free John)

4 "It is necessary that we learn to accept and love ourselves, as God constantly accepts and loves us, no matter what we are or do." Companions on the Inner Way (Morton T. Kelsey)

5 "Never to judge rashly; never to interpret the actions of others in an ill-sense, but to compassionate their infirmities, bear their burdens, excuse their weaknesses, and make up for their defects – to hate their imperfections, but love themselves, this is the true spirit of charity." Nicolas Caussin (1582-1651) Encyclopedia of Religious Quotations (Frank S Mead, editor)

6 "Love is the energy of acceptance that cuts through the apparent barriers and links us with every part of life." The Findhorn Garden: Pioneering a New Vision of Man and Nature in Cooperation (The Findhorn Community)

7 "If a mind perceives without love, it perceives an empty shell and is unaware of the spirit within." A Course in Miracles (Helen Schucman and William Thetford)

8 "The bonding force of the universe is love." Invitation to Love, The Way of Christian Contemplation (Thomas Keating)

9 "Our own individual actions are extremely important because we are all part of this larger matrix, a global web. Our own acts of love build energy that we can all draw upon. Even a little bit of love on our part can create an important foundation for future generations to build upon." James and Salle Merrill Redfield, 'Listening for Love' Handbook for the Heart, Original Writings on Love (Richard Carlson and Benjamin Shield, editors)

10 "The more a person focuses on loving, the stronger the ability to love becomes." Barry Neil Kaufman, author, lecturer and teacher, 'The Best-Kept Secret' Handbook for the Heart, Original Writings on Love (Richard Carlson and Benjamin Shield, editors)

11 "Fortunately, more and more people are discovering the power of love to heal and restore human beings." Drawing the Larger Circle, How to Love and Be Loved (Jack and Cornelia Addington)

12 "Learn to open your being to the greater love witnessed in the example of the saints and watch your capacity expand, your compassion grow, and your generosity deepen." The Mystic Hours, A Daybook of Interspiritual Wisdom & Devotion (Wayne Teasdale)

13 "It's the beginning of your day. You awake and look around you, finding perhaps a joyful expectation, or perhaps an awful dread. No matter which, remember this: God loves you with an infinite love." Everyday Grace, Having Hope, Finding Forgiveness, and Making Miracles (Marianne Williamson)

14 "How can words convey the depth and sweetness of unconditional love, the soul's joy in coming home to God, the stunning revelation that despite all your errors you are forgiven?" Seven Paths to God, The Ways of the Mystic (Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.)

15 "The rippling tide of love flows secretly from God into the soul, and draws it mightily back into its source." Mechthild of Magdeburg Mysticism (Evelyn Underhill)

16 "Cultivation of the mind of love is essential…We should all take it as the very basis and structure of our practice." The Dalai Lama, 'Between Self and Others: Cultivating an Enlightened Attitude' The American Theosophist (various)

17 "Only by love can man enter into direct communion with Reality; only by its dynamic power will he raise up the temple in which that Reality can make its home." The Mystic Way - A Psychological Study in Christian Origins (Evelyn Underhill)

18 "Whether one believes in a religion or not, whether one believes in rebirth or not, there is none who does not appreciate love and compassion." The Dalai Lama, 'Between Self and Others: Cultivating an Enlightened Attitude' The American Theosophist (various)

19 “Seeing the universe at root as fundamentally benign is the common perception of the mystic suffused with divine love.” Hidden Wisdom (Richard Smoley and Jay Kinney)

20 "The action of 'grace', the spirit of love leading life to its highest expression, is continuous from the first travail of creation even until now." The Mystic Way - A Psychological Study in Christian Origins (Evelyn Underhill)

21 "True love is peace, bliss, understanding, and the acknowledgment of the divinity in all." Mandala, Luminous Symbols for Healing (Judith Cornell, Ph.D.)

22 "Love, being omnipresent, is the common denominator of all of life. As we express love we immediately find that we have something very definite in common with every part of life." Drawing the Larger Circle, How to Love and Be Loved (Jack and Cornelia Addington)

23 "Giving and receiving love is our primary motivation." Who Do You Think You Are? The Healing Power of Your Sacred Self (Carlos Warter, M.D., Ph.D.)

24 "Love is the very structure of the one reality." The Unity of Reality (Michael vonBruck)

25 "The love which we bear for others remains the mark of the authenticity of our contemplation." Roger of Taize, Co-founder and Prior of the Taize community The Lion Christian Quotation Collection (Hannah Ward & Jennifer Wild, compilers)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite