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"My holy of holies is the human body." ~ Anton Chekhov

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Holiness does not consist in doing uncommon things, but in doing every thing with purity of heart. ~ Henry E. Manning

Every truth without exception-- and whoever may utter it-- is from the Holy Spirit. ~ St. Thomas Aquinas

However different the holy causes people die for, they perhaps die basically for the same thing. ~ Eric Hoffer

The holy passion of friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring in nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money. ~ Mark Twain

It is easy to be a holy man on a mountain bike. ~ Mark W. Matson

To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground. ~ Stephen R. Covey

Dreams grow holy put in action. ~ Adelaide Procter

You're a writer. And that's something better than being a millionaire. Because it's something holy. ~ Ralph Ellison

A holy spirit lives within you. ~ Leo Tolstoy

Man makes holy what he believes, as he makes beautiful what he loves. ~ Ernest Renan

Even the merest gesture is holy if it is filled with faith. ~ Franz Kafka

Holiness consists of doing the will of God with a smile.~ Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment. ~ Stephen R. Covey

There are no holy places and no holy people, only holy moments, only moments of wisdom. ~ Jack Kornfield

Whether we are poets or parents or teachers or artists or gardeners, we must start where we are and use what we have. In the process of creation and relationship, what seems mundane and trivial may show itself to be holy, precious part of a pattern. ~ Luci Shaw