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Reverence makes us human more then anything. Reverence makes the difference between man and animal. This is a collection of reverence quotes and sayings.


Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal. - Albert Schweitzer
A holy reverence checks our speech, And praise sits silent on our tongues. - Isaac Watts
Reverence is the sense that there is something larger than the self, larger even than the human, to which one accords respect and awe and assent. - Ursula Goodenough
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die. - Sophocles
Above all things, reverence yourself. - Pythagoras
A reverence for life needs to be developed, in which all things are sacred. - Frederick Lindemann
Reverence makes it possible to be whole, though ignorant. It is the wholeness of understanding. - Wendell Berry
Reverence: the spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man. - Ambrose
Whoever gives reverence receives reverence. - Rumi
No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence. - George Eliot
Reverence for greatness dies out, and is succeeded by base envy of greatness. - Albert Pike
Reverence is the sense that there is something larger than the self, larger even than the human, to which one accords respect and awe and assent. - Ursula Goodenough
Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet, and from it learn the all. - Margaret Fuller
If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life. - Albert Schweitzer
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. - John Milton
Proper respect to others is the most prudent rule of directing the measure of reverence due to ourselves. - Norm Macdonald
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. - Henry David Thoreau
Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence. - Aristotle
By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive. - Albert Schweitzer
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies. - John Milton
Reverence is profound respect mingled with love. - David O. McKay
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life. - Albert Schweitzer
Reverence is fatal to literature. - E. M. Forster
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power. - Alfred Lord Tennyson
A thinking man feels compelled to approach all life with the same reverence he has for his own. - Gary Zukav
That sense of sacredness, that thinking in generations, must begin with reverence for this earth. - Paul Tsongas
It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence. - Desiderius Erasmus
Advertising treats all products with the reverence and the seriousness due to sacraments. - Thomas Merton
Selfless giving is friendliness. An attitude towards life, a reverence for life. It is one of the highest of all ways. - Frederick Lenz
Only reverence can restrain violence - reverence for human life and the environment. - William Sloane Coffin
Reverence invites Revelation. - Boyd K. Packer
The superior man, even when he is not moving, has a feeling of reverence, and while he speaks not, he has the feeling of truthfulness. - Confucius
Reverence makes it possible to be whole, though ignorant. It is the wholeness of understanding. - Wendell Berry
Poetry is as necessary to comprehension as science. It is as impossible to live without reverence as it is without joy. - Henry Beston
There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence. - George Eliot
Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility. - Dale Dauten
Reverence is simply the experience of accepting that all Life is, in and of itself, of value. - Gary Zukav
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