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 Lost Books of The Bible and The Forgotten Books of Eden
various
Early works excluded from the official cannon, including the Psalms and Odes of Solomon, The Shepherd of Hermas, the Books of Adam and Eve, and The Secrets of Enoch

1 "Be merciful and you shall obtain mercy; forgive, and you will be forgiven: as you do, so shall it be done unto you: as you give, so shall it be given unto you: as you judge, so shall you be judged;…..with what measure you mete, with the same shall it be measured to you again." First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians, ch. VII, v. 4

2 "Pray for all the saints: pray also for kings, and all that are in authority; and for those who persecute you, and hate you….that your fruit may be manifest in all." The Epistle of Polycarp to the Phillipians, ch. IV, v. 12

3 "Let your love be multiplied from the heart and even to the lips, to bring forth fruit to the Lord, living fruit, holy fruit, and to talk with watchfulness in His light." Odes of Solomon, Ode 8, v. 2, 3

4 "There is no other except the Lord, neither in heaven, nor in earth, nor in the very lowest places." Secrets of Enoch, ch. XLVII, v. 4b

5 "God says, Let us make man in our image, after our own likeness." First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians, ch. XIV, v. 8

6 "Fill waters for yourselves from the living fountain of the Lord, for it is opened to you." Odes of Solomon, Ode 30, v. 1

7 "According to His excellent beauty He hath made me." Odes of Solomon, Ode 15, v. 7

8 "It is profitable for you to live in an unblameable unity, that you may always have a fellowship with God." The Epistle of Ignatius to the Ephesians, ch. I, v. 17

9 "By weight, and measure, and rule was all the creation made." The Testament of Naphtali, ch. I, v. 15b

10 "Every soul is according to number.." Secrets of Enoch, ch. LVII, v. 7

11 "Let our faces shine in His light: and let our hearts meditate in His love by night and by day." Odes of Solomon, Ode 41, v. 6

12 "It is God who works in you." The Epistle of Paul to the Laodiceans, v. 11

13 "Sow good things in your souls, that you may find them in your life." Testament of Levi, ch. IV, v. 6

14 "If you look to heaven, the Lord is there; if you take thought of the sea's deep and all the under-earth, the Lord is there." Psalms of Solomon, ch. LXVI, v. 5

15 "Love every one with an undivided heart." The Epistle of Ignatius to the Trallians, ch. III, v. 8

16 "Jesus said, My Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do." Gospel of Nicodemus, ch. 7, v. 4

17 "In the day when God created man, he implanted in him his passions and inclinations, and also, at the very same time, set the mind on a throne amidst the senses to be his sacred guide in all things." 4th Book of Maccabees, ch. I, v. 48

18 "God's will is perfection." Odes of Solomon, Ode 18, v. 10

19 "All souls are prepared to eternity, before the formation of the world." Secrets of Enoch, ch. XXIII, v. 2b

20 "There is nothing that is without the Lord." Odes of Solomon, Ode 16, v. 18

21 "Behold! The Lord is our mirror: open the eyes and see them in Him: and learn the manner of your face." Odes of Solomon, Ode 13, v. 1

22 "Judge not, and you shall not be judged; forgive and you shall be forgiven; be merciful, and you shall obtain mercy; for with the same measure that you mete withal, it shall be measured to you again." The Epistle of Polycarp to the Phillipians, ch. 1, v. 10b

23 "There is one God who created and framed all things…into a being." The Second Book of Hermas, Command I, v. 1

24 "Our works are subject to our own choice and power, to do right or wrong in the works of our hands." Psalms of Solomon, Psalm IX

25 "The Lord…created every man after His own image." Testament of Naphtali, ch. I, v. 17

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite