20 Wisdom Quotes to Awaken Your Inner Mystic

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Have you ever been to a great cathedral, temple, or monastery where you were surrounded by grand architecture, paintings and sculpture that depicted the great saints and mystics of a bygone time? You don't have to be religious to know that such great works must come through an even greater inspiration. The mystic path can bring out the highest possibility in the human spirit.

There are those in ancient times, and living among us today, who contemplate the Great Mystery, and seek union with the Divine; leaving trails of wisdom for us to follow on our own path to enlightenment. Whether you are on this path yourself, or are just looking for a quick, uplifting look into the human spirit, here are 20 great quotes of wisdom from some of the great saints and sages of all time to help inspire your day:

“The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.”
– Hazrat Inayat Khan, Sufi Mystic

“The whole order of nature evinces a progressive march towards a higher life.”
– Helena Blavatsky, Theosophist

“Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.”
– Pythagoras, Greek Philosopher

“If you cannot find the truth within yourself, where else do you expect to find it?”
– Dogen, Zen Master

“When you know who you are; when your mission is clear and you burn with the inner fire of unbreakable will; no cold can touch your heart; no deluge can dampen your purpose. You know that you are alive.”
– Chief Seattle, Suquamish/ Duwamish Tribe

”Don't be discouraged by your incapacity to dispel darkness from the world. Light your little candle and step forward.”
– Amma, Hugging Saint of India

“Everything changes once we identify with being the witness to the story, instead of the actor in it.”
– Ram Dass, American Author and Mystic

“So then, the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself.”
– Alan Watts, British-American Philosopher

“Our life is all grounded and rooted in love, and without love we may not live.”
– Julian of Norwich, Christian Mystic

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”
– Rumi, Sufi Poet

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”
– Confucius, Chinese Philosopher

“Like billowing clouds, like the incessant gurgle of the brook, the longing of the spirit can never be stilled.”
– Saint Hildegard von Bingen, Christian Mystic

“Desireth thou to know the deep, hidden secret? Look in thy heart where the knowledge is bound. Know that in thee the secret is hidden, the source of all life and the source of all death.” 
–  Thoth, Egyptian Mystic

“Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This is your duty. You are born for this only; all other duties are self-created and self-imposed owing to ignorance.”
– Swami Sivananda, Yogi

“One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.”
– Joan of Arc, Christian Mystic

“Any kind of expectation creates a problem. We should accept, but not expect. Whatever comes, accept it. Whatever goes, accept it. The immediate benefit is that your mind is always peaceful.”
– Swami Satchidananda, Yogi

“Change your thoughts, and in the twinkling of an eye, all your conditions change. Your world is a world of crystallized ideas, crystallized words. Sooner or later, you reap the fruits of your words and thoughts.”
– Florence Scovel Shinn, American Mystic

“The message is that all things are connected.”
– John Dee, Mystic Advisor to Queen Elizabeth

“Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained.”
– Lao Tzu, Chinese Mystic

“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”
– Buddha, Original Buddhist

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