Quotes on Love

“The hands of Power Are often destructive. The hands of Love Are always creative.”

- Sri Chinmoy [1]

“In ordinary human life we value love and treasure love precisely because we are afraid that the object of our love can be lost at any moment. In the spiritual life we value love because we feel that love is the only thing that can offer us abiding satisfaction. “

- Sri Chinmoy [2]

“Love is the inner bond, the inner connection, the inner link between man and God, between the finite and the infinite. We always have to approach God through love. Without love, we cannot become one with God. If we go through our journey with absolute love, we can never fail to reach God or fulfil Him, either in our own lives or in humanity.”

- Sri Chinmoy [3]

“What is love? If love means possessing someone or something then that is not real love; that is not pure love. If love means giving and becoming one with everything, with humanity and divinity, then that is real love.”

- Sri Chinmoy [4]

“Nothing can be greater than love. God is great only because He has infinite Love. If we want to define God, we can define Him in millions of ways, but I wish to say that no definition of God can be as adequate as the definition of God as all Love.”

- Sri Chinmoy [5]

“The world exists just because love still exists on earth. If this one divine quality left the world, then there could be no existence on earth. No other divine quality can create, sustain and fulfil God here on earth like the quality of love. Divine love does not mean an emotional exchange of human thoughts or ideas, but it means the fulfilment of oneness.”

- Sri Chinmoy [6]

“Love means acceptance. What are we going to accept? We are going to accept this world of ours which is around us and within us. If we don’t accept the world, which is God’s outer Body, then we are negating and denying God silently and secretly, if not categorically.”

- Sri Chinmoy [7]

 If loves means to give oneself, to become one with everything and everyone, then that is real love. Real love is total oneness with the object loved and with the Possessor of love.

- Sri Chinmoy [8]

“Love of the limited self, the very limited self, is another name for human love. Love of the entire world is another name for divine love.”

- Sri Chinmoy [9]

“The very nature of human love is to stick only to one person and to reject everyone else: accept and reject, accept and reject. But in divine love, which is unlimited and infinite, the question of acceptance and rejection does not arise at all. In divine love there is no possession-only a feeling of oneness.”

- Sri Chinmoy [10]

“Divine love makes no demand. It is spontaneous and constant. It is unlimited in every way. It is like the sun. The sun is for everybody. Everybody can use the sunlight, but if we keep our doors and windows shut, what can the sun do?”

- Sri Chinmoy [11]

“So if you want to love your neighbour, or your wife, husband or child then you have to love God first. God is the Source. If you don’t go to the Source, who is all Love then it will just be words when you say, “I love you, I love you.” There is no way for any human being to establish real love except by becoming one with God’s Love.”

- Sri Chinmoy [12]

“If it is true love, the love that expands, then its source is gratitude. Gratitude is the creative force, the mother and father of love. It is in gratitude that real love exists. This love is not the human love, it is divine love. Love expands only when gratitude is there. Limited love does not offer gratitude. Limited love is immediately bound by something-by constant desires or constant demands.”

- Sri Chinmoy [13]

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References

[1] Power and Love by Sri Chinmoy
[2] My Rose Petals Part 3 by Sri Chinmoy
[3] Excerpts from Love – Service-Boat and Love-Boatman by Sri Chinmoy
[4] Excerpts from Love – Service-Boat and Love-Boatman by Sri Chinmoy
[5] Excerpts from Love – Service-Boat and Love-Boatman by Sri Chinmoy
[6] Excerpts from Love – Service-Boat and Love-Boatman by Sri Chinmoy
[7] Excerpts from Love – Service-Boat and Love-Boatman by Sri Chinmoy
[8] From: Rainbow Flowers Part 1
[9] From: Sri Chinmoy Speaks part 4
[10] From: Service-Boat And Love-Boatman, Part 2 by Sri Chinmoy
[11] From: Service-Boat And Love-Boatman, Part 2 by Sri Chinmoy
[12] From: Service-Boat And Love-Boatman, Part 2 by Sri Chinmoy