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

Living Wholeness
Click to randomize

1 "All things are interconnected and bound together as by an invisible thread." Ancient Wisdom, Modern Insight (Shirley Nicholson)

2 "The stuff of the universe, woven in a single piece according to one and the same system, but never repeating itself from one point to another, represents a single figure. Structurally, it forms a Whole." The Phenomenon of Man (Pierre Teilhard deChardin)

3 "All beings are connected. We are all children of one parent, our Creator." Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, 'Experiences of My Soul in Life and Death' Experiencing the Soul (Eliot Jay Rosen, editor)

4 "Each life expresses one of nature's emergent potentials that may prove significant for the whole." The Way of the Explorer, An Apollo Astronaut's Journey Through the Material and Mystical Worlds (Dr. Edgar Mitchell, with Dwight Williams)

5 "Holiness is the architectural plan upon which God builds up His living temple." Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 'Holiness' Encyclopedia of Religious Quotations (Frank S Mead, editor)

6 "Each act of free will is adapted to such an arrangement of the whole as the settled order of the universe demands." Origen, 'On Prayer' Alexandrian Christianity (John E. L. Oulton, editor)

7 "The ancient and long-obsolete idea of man as a microcosm contains a supreme psychological truth that has yet to be discovered…..An inkling of this is to be found in the words of Origen: 'Understand that thou art a second world in miniature, and that the sun and the moon are within thee, and also the stars.' (Homiliae in Leviticum)" 'Psychology of the Transference', CW 16 Basic Writings of C G Jung (V S DeLasslo, editor)

8 "An actual open psychic system, with deep intertwining roots, is uniting all kinds of consciousness; a network in which we are all connected." Seth Speaks: The Eternal Validity of the Soul (Jane Roberts)

9 "Since we are all one in the same Self, or the same mystical body of Christ, or the same Dharmakaya, then in serving others I am serving my own Self." Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber (Ken Wilber)

10 "The inner Child in you connects you to the inner Child within everyone else." Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential (Caroline Myss)

11 "We are all interdependent." Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing Through Spiritual Illusions (Frances Vaughan, Ph.D.)

12 "Rest in the remembrance of being a luminous particle of interconnected totality, a unit of consciousness holographically occurring." Who Do You Think You Are? The Healing Power of Your Sacred Self (Carlos Warter, M.D., Ph.D.)

13 "Important to the theologies of many of the religions of the world is the relationship of each individual to other individuals, or the idea of community." Jane I. Smith, 'The Afterlife' Death, Afterlife, and the Soul (Mircea Eliade, editor-in-chief)

14 "All happenings form a unity and are spun together." Plotinus, II.3.15 The Soul's Code (James Hillman)

15 "The shape of the world exists everlastingly in the knowledge of the true Love which is God: constantly circling, wonderful for human nature, and such that it is not consumed by age and cannot be increased by anything new….in its workings the Godhead is like a wheel, a whole." Hildegard of Bingen, Mandala, Luminous Symbols for Healing (Judith Cornell, Ph.D.)

16 "Synthesis dictates the trend of all the evolutionary processes today; all is working towards larger unified blocs, towards amalgamations, international relationships, global planning, brotherhood, economic fusion, the free flow of commodities everywhere, interdependence, fellowship of faiths, movements based upon the welfare of humanity as a whole, and ideological concepts which deal with wholes and which militate against division, separation and isolation." The Rays and The Initiations (Alice A. Bailey)

17 "There are no time, space, and matter in the divine, but a higher interrelation of unities, a holistic reality: 'It is in virtue of unity that beings are beings.' (Plotinus, 'Enneads')." Kenneth Stein, 'The Star-Gods of Neoplatonism' The Inner West, An Introduction to the Hidden Wisdom of the West (Jay Kinney, editor)

18 "All is fused into one great work of art, all forms part of one living whole." The Mystic Way - A Psychological Study in Christian Origins (Evelyn Underhill)

19 "A natural process leads toward wholeness, toward an inner integration, and the expression of an inherent meaningfulness." Jung's Psychology and Its Social Meaning (Ira Progoff, Ph.D.)

20 "During the evolutionary process, that which is whole at one stage becomes a part of the whole of the next: whole atoms become parts of molecules, whole molecules become parts of cells, whole cells become parts of organisms….Each and every thing in the Kosmos is a whole/part, a holon, existing in a nested hierarchy or holarchy, an order of increasing wholeness and holism." Integral Psychology: Consciousness, Spirit, Psychology, Therapy (Ken Wilber)

21 "We are a part of All There Is – earth, wind, fire, all physical creations (trees, rocks, mountains, the fish in the sea, the birds flying free, the colors of the sunrise and sunset, the evening star, the waterfall, the air we breathe, even our bodies throughout all their cycles and ages) all emotions and experiences, all particles of existence, all beings everywhere, all dimensions, all thought, all creation, all imagination, God – All There Is." Spirit Guides (Iris Belhayes)

22 "Just as the arms and legs and fingers are quite different entities but also are parts of one body, so all things and events in the universe are aspects of one fundamental Whole." The Atman Project (Ken Wilber)

23 "Our universe is a vast network of connections between the different dimensions." Thomas C. Worrel, 'The Quest of the Magus, A Summary of the Western Magical Tradition' The Inner West, An Introduction to the Hidden Wisdom of the West (Jay Kinney, editor)

24 "The ancient Jain scriptural aphorism 'all life is bound together by mutual support and interdependence' is refreshingly contemporary in its premise and perspective. It defines the scope of modern ecology while extending further to a more spacious 'home.' It means that all aspects of nature belong together and are bound in a physical as well as metaphysical relationship. Life is viewed as a gift of togetherness, accomodation and assistance in a universe teeming with interdependent constituents." Dr. L. M. Singhvi, lawyer, judge, author and poet A Parliament of Souls, In Search of Global Spirituality (Michael Tobias, Jane Morrison, Bettina Gray, editors)

25 "The overall organic pattern is multiplicity in unity." A Dictionary of Symbols (J. E. Cirlot)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite