Many / One

A database of 11,000+ illuminated guiding quotations in 40 categories from 600+ inspired books by our most brilliant and influential authors.
Compiled by JoAnn Kite

SHOW detailed search and navigation | Quotes | References | JoAnn

One | Circle | Center | Opposites | Archetypes | Good | Ethics | Living Wholeness | Random

The Findhorn Garden: Pioneering a New Vision of Man and Nature in Cooperation
The Findhorn Community

1 "All living things are part of the whole, placed there by divine plan and purpose."

2 "Man is given the gift of creative imagination and must create the vision of what must be done."

3 "One radiant energy pervades and gives rise to all life."

4 "All things are a manifestation of intelligence and all happenings are related."

5 "To heal the Earth, which is our greater body, we must create an ecological balance within as well as without. We do so by recognizing that the basis of life is interrelationship."

6 "As human beings, we can choose to see each element of creation as separate. Or we can choose to see the one life that is within them all."

7 "We have many opportunities every day through which to learn of the unity in apparent separation. We can work toward it in every moment."

8 "This is one great use for memory, to recall the oneness of life."

9 "This idea of a life and spirit informing nature and directing its activities is not new within human culture; it is the basis for such philosophies as animism and pantheism."

10 "All cultures begin in explosions of myth in the minds of prophets, mystics, visionary scientists, artists and crazies. Whether it is in the dreams of Descartes, Alfred Russell Wallace and Niels Bohr, or in the visions of Buddha, Jesus and Mohammed, culture springs from the depths." William Irwin Thompson, Foreword

11 "All participate in and reflect the same universal processes of growth. Our planet is informed with a life and a spirit which is gradually unfolding itself, realizing its latent potentials. This process repeats itself on every level of being."

12 "We are One."

13 "All have the breath of God in them. The air you breathe – is it not full of God, is it not your life force? All of creation shares in it, contributes something to it."

14 "One part of nature cannot be isolated from another, so action taken against any part sets up a chain of events that affects the whole."

15 "We are told to turn within, to seek God within….But this withinness is not contained in my physical body which would limit it; it is in all dimensions of space and time; it is infinite, the eternal now."

16 "We share the one limitless energy that is within all life forms and actions. When we accept and acknowledge the beauty and perfection of each form this energy takes, we experience oneness."

17 "The most sacred esoteric teachings throughout the ages have held that in understanding the inner and outer realities of nature, humanity can understand itself."

18 "The esoteric traditions of all cultures speak of the 'withinness' of things that seeks to externalize and to fulfill itself. If we think of our planet as an organic, growing system – a living being – then it, too, has an image of fulfillment buried within its seed center, an image that is using all of nature as its means of emergence."

19 "Every decision you make, you choose whether you make it for the small self or whether you seek divine guidance and follow that."

20 "Everything belongs to one world."

21 "All the Earth's surface is of one family, one creation, one intelligence."

22 "God is an indwelling presence, the core of what I am and what everything is. God is life itself, speaking through all life."

23 "What we call opposites are only complementary parts of a greater whole."

24 "Let the oneness grow in your awareness."

25 "Love is always the fundamental key in guiding our awareness."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite