"What is it that really binds the temporal and the eternal? What is it other than love, which therefore is before everything else and remains when all else is past."
"Your neighbor is every man….He is your neighbor on the basis of equality with you before God;…this equality absolutely every man has, and he has it absolutely."
"Love is the origin of everything, and spiritually understood love is the deepest ground of the life of the spirit."
"One's neighbour is all men, unconditionally every human being."
"Christian love teaches love of all men, unconditionally all."
"Love's command forbids despair – by commanding one to love. Who would have this courage without the eternal?....Your love has an eternal worth."
"Everyone is one's neighbour."
"Every man is your neighbor. In being king, beggar, scholar, rich man, poor man, male, female, etc., we do not resemble each other – therein we are all different. But in being a neighbour we are all unconditionally like each other."
"There is a place in a human being's most inward depths; from this place proceeds the life of love."