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1 "All conditions and circumstances in affairs and body are attracted to us to accord with the thoughts we hold steadily in consciousness." Worldwide Laws of Life: 200 Eternal Spiritual Principles (John Marks Templeton)

2 "Whatever our mission in life, this is our real task: to spread truth, love, and peace. Our world is in desperate need of peace in this age of division and violence. Each one of us has the capacity to live truth, love, and peace heroically, spreading their influence around the world." The Mystic Hours, A Daybook of Interspiritual Wisdom & Devotion (Wayne Teasdale)

3 "All the virtues and substances and perfections and graces of all created things shine forth and make the same movement together and in unision." Living Flame of Love (St. John of the Cross)

4 "As the river gives itself unto the ocean, what is inside me moves inside you." Kabir, 'The Kabir Book: Forty-Four of the Ecstatic Poems of Kabir' The Search for the Beloved (Jean Houston)

5 "The midpoint in each thing is the same creative Spirit. Everything flows from this Spirit and everything has a tendency to become one with the One again. This tendency is a cosmic stream, an impulse, a cosmic eros." Mysticism, Its History and Challenge (Bruno Borchert)

6 "All living cells have a cellular consciousness and are able to communicate with other cells of the same or other species even when they are a distance apart. Moreover, this communication is instantaneous." Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire (Deepak Chopra)

7 "When individuals come into resonance with universal purpose, they know it in their hearts, they feel it in their bones. There is a great assent, a cosmic yes, an arc of energy across the void. What stands revealed in such moments is the entelechy, the creative seed of greatness each of us contains." Jean Houston, 'Jump Time' Tomorrow's God, Our Greatest Spiritual Challenge (Neale Donald Walsch)

8 "Like a stone tossed in a pond, the ripples of every prayer, every meditation, every discipline, every loving act spread through the universe for the benefit of all beings." Seven Paths to God, The Ways of the Mystic (Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.)

9 "Experience teaches that at the dawn of consciousness one stands already inclosed within definite, prepotent systems of relationships." I Ching or The Book of Changes (Richard Wilhelm, translator)

10 "Everything is drawn to its like, and converges with natures congenial to itself. Out of this sympathy and antipathy arises a constant movement in the whole world, and in all its parts, and uninterrupted communion which produces universal harmony. …one thing affects another one, even at great distances, notwithstanding the intervening space." Isis Unveiled (Helena P. Blavatsky)

11 “I shall sing how the life of the whole universe is based on mutual sympathy and how it moves by the force of reason because a single spirit inhabits all its parts and radiates through the whole world, spreading itself through everything.” Manilius Arcana Mundi (Georg Luck)

12 "Everything is radiating influence on its surroundings, and these surroundings are all the while returning the compliment by pouring influence upon it in return." The Hidden Side of Things (C. W. Leadbeater)

13 "Every living form, through its radiation, affects every other form." Esoteric Psychology I (Alice A. Bailey)

14 "Naught in time and space can hinder, for every form being simply an expression of energised life, tends to serve every other form." A Treatise on Cosmic Fire (Alice A. Bailey)

15 "There is a consciousness wide enough to comprehend all, which never fails in its response to any earnest effort in the direction of an increased spirituality." The Inner Life (Charles W. Leadbeater)

16 "Reality [is] one constantly explosive dance of divine energy, love, and bliss, interconnected in all of its events and particulars." The Essential Gay Mystics (Andrew Harvey, Editor)

17 "The mind in us…penetrates all things." Hermetica (Walter Scott, translator)

18 "All parts of creation are linked together and interchange their influences. The balanced rhythm of the universe is rooted in reciprocity." Sri Yukteswar, Indian spiritual teacher Autobiography of a Yogi (Paramahansa Yogananda)

19 "It is because of the interactions of all the parts of any society (of living cells or galaxies) that they work." Breaking the Mind Barrier (Todd Siler)

20 "Nature is not composed of building blocks, but is a complicated web of relationships. Subatomic particles are not things, but interactions." To Hear the Angels Sing (Dorothy Maclean)

21 "We are all part of a global mind network." Who Do You Think You Are? The Healing Power of Your Sacred Self (Carlos Warter, M.D., Ph.D.)

22 "Everything is bound up with everything else in a pattern both absolute and universal. We are links in the great chain of being, in which the hierarchy of the human body parallels the hierarchies of the nature, the state, the cosmos." A Mythic Life, Learning to Live our Greater Story (Jean Houston)

23 "The world appears as a complicated tissue of events, in which connections of different kinds alternate or overlap or combine and thereby determine the texture of the whole." Werner Heisenberg The Relevance of Bliss (Nona Coxhead)

24 "We inhabit a participatory universe, influencing and being influenced on a cellular level by everything that is around us." Dawna Markova, Ph.D., author and organizational mythologist, 'From Rut to River: Co-creating a Possible Future' The Fabric of the Future (M. J. Ryan, editor)

25 "Everything a person does affects all being." Rabbi Lawrence Kushner Spiritual Genius, The Mastery of Life's Meaning (Winifred Gallagher)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite