Every day we present the best quotes! Love thy neighbor is difficult. I fear my modern day Christians would resent such a substitution, because it would compel them to realize how far they have departed from the teachings of the founder of their religion. It simply means we are willing to work together and are willing to love despite our differences. “The wit and wisdom of Mae West”, Robert Fulghum (2004). The basis of world peace is the teaching which runs through almost all the great religions of the world. The world is flooded with judgments and opinions - for once my friend, take a step beyond that flood, and you shall see a beautiful world, where being human is a beautiful thing - in that world being human is all that matters.”, “In a civilized world, nobody is master to nobody, but everybody ought to be responsible for everybody.”, “Being a christian is not about being Christ-fearing, it's about being Christ-like.”, “Neither the Church of Christ, nor a Christian Commonwealth, ought to tolerate such as prefer private gain to the public weal, or seek it to the hurt of their neighbors.”, “What good is your education for, if it only makes your life better, while your neighbors remain in obscurity?”, “The healthiest practice in the world is the practice of love.”, “In love lies liberation – in love lies emancipation – in love lies absolution. And it's the most important. That is all, nothing else is needed. Leviticus 19:18 - Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I [am] the LORD. If we are meant to "love thy neighbor as theyself," then surely we should love the world's children as our own. When there's chaos in our heads, there's chaos in our lives. Love thy neighbor as yourself, but choose your neighborhood. We are all in this together - every single one of us. “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts on Common Things”, p.210, Ballantine Books, Karl Kraus, Jonathan McVity (2001). You will instantly find how to live. They say love thy neighbor as thy self , what am I supposed to do jerk him off too? Love thy neighbor as thyself. Love thy neighbor as thyself. What is the trouble between capital and labor, what is the trouble in many of our communities, but rather a universal forgetting that this teaching is one of our first obligations. No exceptions. Judge others by the sum of their soul and you'll see that beauty is a force of light that radiates from the inside out.”, “Building bridges is the best defence against ignorance.”, “Taking care of your own family is good, taking care of your neighbor's family is better and taking care of all the families in your neighborhood is the best.”, “Someone asked me the other day - 'could you tell me, what is right human living' - I put my hand on his shoulder and asked him to sit beside me, with a gentle smile on my face, then uttered softly, 'I don't know your religious belief or disbelief, I don't know your professional background, I don't know your economic or social status, all I need to know is that you are a human being, a reflection of my own self, so I treat you with kindness and acceptance, same as I treat myself'. 13. We are not taught "love thy neighbor unless their skin is a different color from yours " or "love thy neighbor unless they don't make money as you do" or "love thy neighbor unless they don't share your belies." But when we believe what we think, we have to live out those thoughts. Even the humblest mammal's strong sexual, parental, and social instincts give rise to 'do unto others as yourself' and 'love thy neighbor as thyself'. Love, Running, Peace. Love thy neighbor as thyself? We're all doing the best we can. 12. went on to the parable of the Good Samaritan. His neighbor is an 18 year old hooker. 14. That's how it works. Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not do to others what thou wouldst not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Westboro would quote this passage from the book of Leviticus that, for them, shows that the definition of 'love thy neighbor' is to rebuke your neighbor when you see him sinning. Love thy neighbor is more than a divine truth. 'Whatsoever ye would that others should do unto you, do ye also unto them,' and 'Love thy neighbor as thyself.' The Declaration of Independence has established certain moral confines, and governs in a manner consistent with the spirit under which our nation was founded: Love God; love thy neighbor as thyself. If you wish to understand this parable as it was understood by his hearers, you should substitute "Germans and Japanese" for Samaritan. I hate organized religion. Quotes tagged as "love-thy-neighbor" Showing 1-30 of 81. I think you have to pick your own God and be true to him. Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends, Mae West (1967). And always build your house on high ground. Welcome back. Sometimes it’s logical to have your guard up. “It's Not Easy Bein' Me: A Lifetime of No Respect but Plenty of Sex and Drugs”, p.152, Zondervan, There is a mistake in the text of this quote. There can be no be no better instruction... than that every man who is to deal with his neighbor to follow these commandments. And if you don't do that, then you hate your neighbor in your heart. We are taught "love thy neighbor". There is no commandment greater than this. When there's hurt in our thinking, there's hurt in our lives. Maybe it's because of my generation, but I don't like the idea of a female God. Love thy neighbor as thyself. (...) There is a lot of … I think you have to love thy neighbor as thyself. Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself." Jun 30, 2016 - Explore Kim BROWN BALGAS's board "Love Thy NEIGHBOR...", followed by 135 people on Pinterest. I always have. All things would quietly and simply be set to rights, for everyone's heart and conscience would guide them. Eleanor Roosevelt. Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier. "Love thy neighbor as thyself." Don't just talk the talk, one should walk the walk and love those around you first. When, therefore, it is said, "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself," it is not meant, thou shalt love him first and do him good in consequence of that love, but, thou shalt do good to thy neighbor; and this thy beneficence will engender in thee that love to mankind which is the fulness and consummation of the inclination to do good. Their followers forgot it. It is illusion that makes you think that your neighbor is someone other than yourself. It means respect, really. I could make them in my own image, looking back at me with deep gratitude for how, “When you have more than you need, build a longer table not a higher wall.”, 100 Days Drive: The Great North American Road Trip, Build Bridges not Walls: In the name of Americana, When Humans Unite: Making A World Without Borders, Every Generation Needs Caretakers: The Gospel of Patriotism, Citizens of Peace: Beyond the Savagery of Sovereignty, Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others.