"My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together."
- Desmond Tutu
"How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!"
- Palms 133:1
"We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same."
- Anne Frank
"Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable."
- Kenyan Proverb
"The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
"You don't get unity by ignoring the questions that have to be faced."
- Jay Weatherill
"Peace, unity and harmony!"
- Cathy Freeman
"By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity."
- Saint Augustine
"A rare experience of a moment at daybreak, when something in nature seems to reveal all consciousness, cannot be explained at noon. Yet it is part of the day's unity."
- Charles Ives
What I found particularly fascinating and satisfying about the Hindu tradition was its spirit of inclusiveness. In Sanatan Dharma, or what is commonly called Hinduism, I discovered the basic truths of all religions in a way that the oneness of God and religion is comprehensively understood.
- Radhanath Swami
"Praying without ceasing is not ritualized, nor are there even words. It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God."
- Peace Pilgrim
"I do believe that the original sources of all religions should be taught, because with that we will find our similarities, not just our differences. I believe that if Mohammed, Buddha, Jesus, and Moses all got together they would be best of friends because the spiritual basis of all religions is something that builds unity."
- Yehuda Berg
"And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one."
- John 17:22
"Consider your own place in the universal oneness of which we are all a part, from which we all arise, and to which we all return."
- David Fontana
"One of the main tasks of theology is to find words that do not divide but unite, that do not create conflict but unity, that do not hurt but heal.
- Henri Nouwen
"When our focus is toward a principle of relatedness and oneness, and away from fragmentation and isolation, health ensues."
- Larry Dossey
"The family is one of nature's masterpieces."
- George Santayana
"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
- Anaïs Nin
"Winter, spring, summer, or fall. All you have to do is call and I'll be there. You've got a friend."
- James Taylor
"In union there is strength."
"He who experiences the unity of life sees his own self in all beings."
"Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself. "
"The human being is part of the whole, called by us the 'universe', a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty."
- Albert Einstein
"All beings tremble before violence.
All fear death.
All love life.
See yourself in others.
Then whom can you hurt?
What harm can you do?
He who seeks happiness
By hurting those who seek happiness
Will never find happiness.
For your brother and sister are like you.
They want to be happy.
Never harm them.
And when you leave this life
You too will find happiness."
"The universe is but one vast symbol of God."
- Thomas Carlyle
"Love is the reflection of God's unity in the world of duality. It constitutes the entire significance of creation."
- Meher Baba
"The wise embrace unity
luminous without ostentation
distinguished without justifying
recognized without boasting
persevering without complaining."
- Lao Tzu
"When we are afraid of someone or something, it is because we do not feel that particular person or thing is a part of us. When we have established conscious oneness with the absolute, with the infinite vast, then everything there is a part of us. And how can we be afraid of ourselves?"
- Sri Chinmoy
"It's only in our minds that we are separate from the rest of the world."
- Gay Luce
"All things are linked with one another, and this oneness is sacred; there is nothing that is not interconnected with everything else. For things are interdependent, and they combine to form this universal order. There is only one universe made up of all things, and one creator who pervades them; there is one substance and one law, namely, common reason in all thinking creatures, and all truth is one--if, as we believe, there is only one path of perfection for all beings who share the same mind."
- Marcus Aurelius
"If we could but recognize our common humanity, that we do belong together, that our destinies are bound up in one another's, that we can be free only together, that we can be human only together, then a glorious world would come into being where all of us lived harmoniously together as members of one family, the human family."
- Desmond Tutu
"All know that the drop merges into the ocean, but few know that the ocean merges into the drop."
"To discover joy is to return to a state of oneness with the universe."
- Peggy Jenkins
"I note the obvious differences
between each sort and type,
But we are more alike my friends,
than we are unalike."
- Maya Angelou
"Realize that each soul is related to you. When you recognize that everyone is part of you, you will find you cannot withdraw from another."
- Elsie Morgan
"Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity."
- Vince Lombardi
"We are all so deeply interconnected; we have no option but to love all. Be kind and do good for any one and that will be reflected. The ripples of the kind heart are the highest blessings of the universe."
- Amit Ray
"Let borders become sunlight so we traverse this Earth as one nation and drive the darkness out."
- Kamand Kojouri
"God is Unity, but always works in variety."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Never allow anything that divides or destroys the oneness of your life with Christ to remain in your life without facing it."
- Oswald Chambers
"We each have a sixth sense that is attuned to the oneness dimension in life, providing a means for our to guide our lives in accord with our ideas."
- Henry Reed
"Where there is unity there is always victory."
- Publilius Syrus
"All things are our relatives; what we do to everything, we do to ourselves. All is really one."
- Black Elk
"We as humans are composed mostly of water. Just as the trillions of molecules of water in an ocean do not separate themselves into egoistic entities, we should have a similar mentality towards the entire sea of humanity."
- Author Unknown
"Unity can only be manifested by the binary. Unity itself and the idea of unity are already two."
"When we look at modern man, we have to face the fact that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit, which stands in glaring contrast with a scientific and technological abundance. We've learned to fly the air as birds, we've learned to swim the seas as fish, yet we haven't learned to walk the Earth as brother and sisters.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
"It's difficult to believe in yourself because the idea of self is an artificial construction. You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. Everything beautiful in the world is within you."
- Russel Brand
"Students achieving oneness will move on to twoness."
- Woody Allen
"The noblest men of all ages, Christian saints of the most transcendent spirituality have attained their wonderful development through the spiritual rays of this planet because of the intense feeling of Oneness with the divine and with all the lives and breathers in the universe."
- Max Heindel
"Quantum physics thus reveals a basic oneness of the universe."
- Erwin Schrodinger
"The good inside all of us is wrapped in a layer of apathy, and we forget how much potential we have within us, in each and every one is us, to change the world for the better for ourselves and our children, and thus to bring about oneness."
- Shari Arison
"One of the main points about travelling is to develop in us a feeling of solidarity, of that oneness without which no better world is possible. "
- Ella Maillart
"If I go into the place in myself that is love, and you go into the place in yourself that is love, we are toegther in love. Then you and I are truly in love, the state of being love. That's the entrance to oneness. That's the space I entered when I met my guru."
- Ram Dass
"Civilization is a method of living and an attitude of equal respect for all people."
- Jane Addams
"We are all partners with Christ if we hold firmly to the end the confidence we had at the beginning."
- Hebrews 3:14