SHARE: Love by the Spirit — What Famous Spiritual Leaders Say About Love

What have our most prominent Spiritual Teachers said about LOVE?

Jesus

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” ( John 13:34-35)

Buddha

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

Mahatma Ghandi

“Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says: ‘I need you because I love you.'”

Thich Nhat Hanh

“But if we have the energy of compassion and loving kindness in us, the people around us will be influenced by our way of being and living.”

Dalai Lama

“Compassion and love are not mere luxuries. As the source both of inner and external peace, they are fundamental to the continued survival of our species.”

Lao Tzu

“Responsibility without love makes us inconsiderate. Power without love makes us cruel. Belief without love makes us fanatics. Intelligence without love makes us dishonest.”

Kalil Gibran

“When you love you should not say, ‘God is in my heart,’ but rather, ‘I am in the heart of God.'” Read the entire message

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