Emanuel Swedenborg Quotes

Top 67 wise famous quotes and sayings by Emanuel Swedenborg

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Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: We are all spirits inwardly. This is what's alive in the body, not the body on its own. We are all spirits inwardly. This is what's alive in the body, not the body on its own.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: This I can declare: things that are in heaven are more real than things that are in the world. This I can declare: things that are in heaven are more real than things that are in the world.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Man knows that there is love, but he does not know what love is. Man knows that there is love, but he does not know what love is.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Love comes into being through useful service to others. Love comes into being through useful service to others.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Charity is to will and do what is just and right in every transaction. Charity is to will and do what is just and right in every transaction.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Goodness and love mould the form into their own image, and cause the joy and beauty of love to shine forth from every part of the face. Goodness and love mould the form into their own image, and cause the joy and beauty of love to shine forth from every part of the face.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Angelic happiness is in service, from service, and according to service. Angelic happiness is in service, from service, and according to service.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: The essence of love is that what is ours should belong to someone else. Feeling the joy of someone else as joy within ourselves-that is loving. The essence of love is that what is ours should belong to someone else. Feeling the joy of someone else as joy within ourselves-that is loving.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Man knows that love is, but not what it is. Man knows that love is, but not what it is.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Man is an organ of life, and God alone is life. Man is an organ of life, and God alone is life.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: But by all this I am not deterred, for I have seen, I have heard, I have felt. But by all this I am not deterred, for I have seen, I have heard, I have felt.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Worship does not consist in prayers and in external devotion, but in a life of kindness. Worship does not consist in prayers and in external devotion, but in a life of kindness.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: The end of creation is that all things may return to the Creator and be united with Him. The end of creation is that all things may return to the Creator and be united with Him.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Our love is our life itself. What our love is like determines how we live and therefore everything about what we are as human beings. Our love is our life itself. What our love is like determines how we live and therefore everything about what we are as human beings.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Faith is knowing and thinking truths. Charity is willing and doing them. Faith is knowing and thinking truths. Charity is willing and doing them.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: The nature of heaven is to provide a place there for all who lead good lives, no matter what their religion may be. The nature of heaven is to provide a place there for all who lead good lives, no matter what their religion may be.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Angels never attack, as infernal spirits do. Angels only ward off and defend. Angels never attack, as infernal spirits do. Angels only ward off and defend.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Love consists in desiring to give what is our own to another and feeling his delight as our own Love consists in desiring to give what is our own to another and feeling his delight as our own
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: A man after death, is not a natural but a spiritual man; nevertheless he still appears in all respects like himself. A man after death, is not a natural but a spiritual man; nevertheless he still appears in all respects like himself.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: A person who knows all that is good and all that is trueas much as can be knownbut does not resist evils, knows nothing. A person who knows all that is good and all that is true
as much as can be known
but does not resist evils, knows nothing.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: A life of kindness is the primary meaning of divine worship. A life of kindness is the primary meaning of divine worship.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: What a man thinks in his spirit in the world, that he does after his departure from the world when he becomes a spirit. What a man thinks in his spirit in the world, that he does after his departure from the world when he becomes a spirit.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Man, before he is being regenerated, does not even know that any internal man exists, muchless is he acquainted with its nature and quality. Man, before he is being regenerated, does not even know that any internal man exists, much
less is he acquainted with its nature and quality.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Without such a Life, the Word as to the letter is dead. Without such a Life, the Word as to the letter is dead.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Two consorts in heaven are not two, but one angel. Two consorts in heaven are not two, but one angel.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Such as the love is, such is the wisdom, consequently such is the man (n. 368)(Divine Love and Wisdom, 1763) Such as the love is, such is the wisdom, consequently such is the man (n. 368)
(Divine Love and Wisdom, 1763)
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Anyone can see that intending and not acting when we can is not really intending, and loving and not doing good when we can is not really loving. Anyone can see that intending and not acting when we can is not really intending, and loving and not doing good when we can is not really loving.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: We are, because God is. We are, because God is.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: The more one is absorbed in so-called philosophy, the greater one's delusion and blindness. The more one is absorbed in so-called philosophy, the greater one's delusion and blindness.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: So far any one shuns evils, so far as he does good. So far any one shuns evils, so far as he does good.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: First of all it must be known who the God of heaven is, since upon that all the other things depend. First of all it must be known who the God of heaven is, since upon that all the other things depend.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Heaven is not located on high, but where the good of love is, and this resides within a person, wherever he or she might be. Heaven is not located on high, but where the good of love is, and this resides within a person, wherever he or she might be.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Peace has in it trust in the Lord, that He governs all things, provides all things, and leads to a good end. Peace has in it trust in the Lord, that He governs all things, provides all things, and leads to a good end.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: All union is effected by love, and love is not love without trust. All union is effected by love, and love is not love without trust.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: We do need to realize, though, that it is the quality of our love that determines the quality of this life. We do need to realize, though, that it is the quality of our love that determines the quality of this life.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Heaven is such that all who have lived well, of whatever religion, have a place there. Heaven is such that all who have lived well, of whatever religion, have a place there.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Charity itself consists in acting justly and faithfully in whatever office, business and employment a person is engaged in. Charity itself consists in acting justly and faithfully in whatever office, business and employment a person is engaged in.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: Destruction was effected after visitation, for visitation always precedes. Destruction was effected after visitation, for visitation always precedes.
Emanuel Swedenborg quotes: The sky is an enormous man. The sky is an enormous man.