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1 "Love and prayer cannot in any way be separated from each other. They are different aspects of the same divine whole." Companions on the Inner Way (Morton T. Kelsey)

2 "The wonder of love is its boundless capacity to heal, to bring forgiveness, to soothe the angry soul, to repair broken relationships, to make things right in all ways." Entering the Castle: An Inner Path to God and Your Soul (Caroline Myss)

3 "'I was created in love,' says the soul in the book of Mechtild of Magdeburg, 'therefore nothing can console or liberate my nobleness, save love alone.'" Dante and the Mystics (Edmund G. Gardner)

4 "To live without love I think is impossible, happily impossible for each one of us." Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), Argentine author, 'Blindness' The Great Thoughts (George Seldes, compiler)

5 "Love extended is the key to happiness; love withheld is the key to pain." The Gift of Change, Spiritual Guidance for a Radically New Life (Marianne Williamson)

6 "Show love to all creatures and thou wilt be happy; for when thou lovest all things, thou lovest the Lord, for he is all in all." Tulsi Das Hindu spirituality New Thoughts for a New Millennium (Michael A. Maday, editor)

7 "Love is God's essence." Richard Garnett, 'De Flagello Myrteo', IV Encyclopedia of Religious Quotations (Frank S Mead, editor)

8 "We might answer the questions: 'What is the Mind and why is it so important?' by saying that the mind aspect is in reality the ability or capacity of.. Existence to think, to act, to build, and to evolve in order to develop the faculty of active love." A Treatise on Cosmic Fire (Alice A. Bailey)

9 "Eternal love made me." Dante (1265-1321) Wisdom for Life (Lynette Evans, editor)

10 "Love, in a mysterious way, is the principle found at the heart of every atom." The Rays and The Initiations (Alice A. Bailey)

11 "Express the sunshine of self-givingness to someone who needs your love every day." The Science of the Spoken Word (Mark L. and Elizabeth Clare Prophet)

12 "Locked in every human being is a store of love that partakes of the divine – the 'imago dei', image of God, it is sometimes called." The World's Religions (Huston Smith)

13 “The law of the soul is love.” Lectures on Ancient Philosophy (Manly P. Hall)

14 "Love is essentially the realisation of brotherhood. It is the recognition that we are all the children of the One Father; it is pity and compassion and understanding and patience. It is the true expression of the life of God." From Bethlehem to Calvary (Alice A. Bailey)

15 "This divine love is part of everything. It is the web of interrelationship that makes the world around us. It is the love that brings a tree into being from soil, seed, sunlight, water, and time. Love is the cohesive energy of our experience." Who Do You Think You Are? The Healing Power of Your Sacred Self (Carlos Warter, M.D., Ph.D.)

16 "Love everyone unconditionally – including yourself. This law can enable you to find the hidden splendor within yourself and others." Handbook to Higher Consciousness (Ken Keyes, Jr.)

17 "Love is the keystone of the arch that joins the soul to God….in its working lies the meaning and destiny of all created things." Summons to Life, Contemporary Christian Insights (Martin Israel)

18 "Loving and serving yields the maximum of all the beautiful things that life can offer." Handbook to Higher Consciousness (Ken Keyes, Jr.)

19 "Divine Love, immanent in the soul, spurs on that soul to union with the transcendent and Absolute Light – at once the source, the goal, the life of created things." Mysticism (Evelyn Underhill)

20 "Love breaks down every barrier, and fuses diverse groups in union….Love gathers all to itself, and carries all on with itself, welding separated units into a unified homogeneous whole." A Treatise on White Magic (Alice A. Bailey)

21 "The attractive magnetic love of God pours through His created universe; it emerges in the consciousness and determines the objective of all evolving forms." Esoteric Psychology I (Alice A. Bailey)

22 "Love perceives the grace in another." The Nature of Personal Reality (Jane Roberts)

23 "The way of truth is love." St. Maximos the Confessor, 'First Century of Various Texts' The Philokalia, volume 2 (various authors, compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain)

24 "Christian love teaches love of all men, unconditionally all." Works of Love (Soren Kierkegaard)

25 "True relationship comes not from expectation and the limitations of control, but from a coherent frequency of love. This is a higher energy than anger, greed, fear, or ignorance. When we tune in to this frequency, we can see ourselves from a clear place – the perspective of essence." Who Do You Think You Are? The Healing Power of Your Sacred Self (Carlos Warter, M.D., Ph.D.)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite