Baha'u'llah Quotes & Wallpapers


Total Quotes: 78


In the garden of thy heart, plant naught but the rose of love. Baha'u'llah

I bear witness, O my God, that Thou hast created me to know Thee and to worship Thee. I testify, at this moment, to my powerlessness and to Thy might, to my poverty and to Thy wealth. There is none other God but Thee, the Help in Peril, the Self-Subsisting. Baha'u'llah

The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens Baha'u'llah

A thankful person is thankful under all circumstances. A complaining soul complains even in paradise. Baha'u'llah

The Word is the master key for the whole world, inasmuch as through its potency the doors of the hearts of men, which in reality are the doors of heaven, are unlocked. Baha'u'llah

That one indeed is a man who, today, dedicateth himself to the service of the entire human race. The Great Being saith: Blessed and happy is he that ariseth to promote the best interests of the peoples and kindreds of the earth. It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens. Baha'u'llah

Peace be upon him who follows the Straight Path! Baha'u'llah

Religion without science is superstition. Science without religion is materialism. Baha'u'llah

Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in, and center your deliberations on its exigencies and requirements. Baha'u'llah

Justice and equity are twin Guardians that watch over men. From them are revealed such blessed and perspicuous words as are the cause of the well-being of the world and the protection of the nations. Baha'u'llah

It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens. Baha'u'llah

Holy words and pure and goodly deeds ascend unto the heaven of celestial glory. Baha'u'llah

Be generous in prosperity and thankful in adversity, Be fair in thy judgment, and guarded in thy speech. Be a lamp unto those who walk in darkness, and a home to the stranger. Be eyes to the blind, and a guiding light unto the feet of the erring. Be a breath of life to the body of humankind, a dew to the soil of the human heart, and a fruit upon the tree of humility. Baha'u'llah

O Son of Spirit! My first counsel is this: Possess a pure, kindly and radiant heart, that thine may be a sovereignty ancient, imperishable and everlasting. Baha'u'llah

Arts, crafts and sciences uplift the world of being, and are conducive to its exaltation. Knowledge is as wings to man's life, and a ladder for his ascent. Its acquisition is incumbent upon everyone. Baha'u'llah

Speak no evil, that thou mayest not hear it spoken unto thee, and magnify not the faults of others that thine own faults may not appear great Baha'u'llah

Let not a man glory in this, that he loves his country; let him rather glory in this, that he loves his kind. Baha'u'llah

The country is the world of the soul, the city is the world of bodies. Baha'u'llah

Say: o brethren! Let deeds, not words, be your adorning. Baha'u'llah

O SON OF MAN! My calamity is My providence, outwardly it is fire and vengeance, but inwardly it is light and mercy. Hasten thereunto that thou mayest become an eternal light and an immortal spirit. This is My command unto thee, do thou observe it. Baha'u'llah

This is the Day in which God's most excellent favors have been poured out upon men, the Day in which His most mighty grace hath been infused into all created things. It is incumbent upon all the peoples of the world to reconcile their differences, and, with perfect unity and peace, abide beneath the shadow of the Tree of His care and loving-kindness. Baha'u'llah

The utterance of God is a lamp, whose light is these words: Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. Deal ye one with another with the utmost love and harmony, with friendliness and fellowship. ... So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth. Baha'u'llah

Verily we are from God, and to Him shall we return! Baha'u'llah

Purge thy heart from malice and, innocent of envy, enter the divine court of holiness. Baha'u'llah

Regard ye the world as a man's body, which is afflicted with diverse ailments, and the recovery of which dependeth upon the harmonizing of all its component elements. Baha'u'llah

It is incumbent upon everyone to aid those daysprings of authority and sources of command who are adorned with the ornamant of equity and justice. Baha'u'llah

A kindly tongue is the lodestone of the hearts of men. It is the bread of the spirit, it clotheth the words with meaning, it is the fountain of the light of wisdom and understanding. Baha'u'llah

Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Baha'u'llah

Religious fanaticism and hatred are a world-devouring fire, whose violence none can quench. Baha'u'llah

It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. Baha'u'llah

The civilization, so often vaunted by the learned exponents of arts and sciences, will, if allowed to overleap the bounds of moderation, bring great evil upon men. Thus warneth you He Who is the All-Knowing. If carried to excess, civilization will prove as prolific a source of evil as it had been of goodness when kept within the restraints of moderation. Baha'u'llah

... The decrees of the Sovereign Ordainer, as related to fate and predestination, are of two kinds. Both are to be obeyed and accepted. The one is irrevocable, the other is, as termed by men, impending. To the former all must unreservedly submit, inasmuch as it is fixed and settled. God however, is able to alter or repeal it. As the harm that must result from such a change will be greater than if the decree had remained unaltered, all, therefore, should willingly acquiesce in what God hath willed and confidently abide by the same. Baha'u'llah

Unto each one hath been prescribed a preordained measure, as decreed in God's mighty and guarded Tablets. All that which ye potentially possess can, however, be manifested only as a result of your own volition. Baha'u'llah

Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an admonisher to the rich, an answerer of the cry of the needy, a preserver of the sanctity of thy pledge. Baha'u'llah

All peoples and nations are of one family, the children of one Father, and should be to one another as brothers and sisters. Baha'u'llah

Dedicate the precious days of your lives to the betterment of the world Baha'u'llah

Man is even as steel, the essence of which is hidden: through admonition and explanation, good counsel and education, that essence will be brought to light. If, however, he be allowed to remain in his original condition, the corrosion of lusts and appetites will effectively destroy him. Baha'u'llah

Bend your minds and wills to the education of the peoples and kindreds of the earth, that haply the dissensions that divide it may, through the power of the Most Great Name, be blotted out from its face, and all mankind become the upholders of one Order, and the inhabitants of one City.... Baha'u'llah

Every age hath its own problem, and every soul its particular aspiration. Baha'u'llah

Lay not on any soul a load that you would not wish to be laid upon you, and desire not for any one the things you would not desire for yourself. Baha'u'llah

Since We have created you all from one same substance it is incumbent on you to be even as one soul, to walk with the same feet, eat with the same mouth and dwell in the same land, that from your inmost being, by your deeds and actions, the signs of oneness and the essence of detachment may be made manifest. Such is My counsel to you, O concourse of light! Baha'u'llah

Love is a light that never dwelleth in a heart possessed by fear. Baha'u'llah

Every age hath its own problem, and every soul its particular aspiration. The remedy the world needeth in its present-day afflictions can never be the same as that which a subsequent age may require. Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in, and centre your deliberations on its exigencies and requirements. Baha'u'llah

Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value. Education can, alone, cause it to reveal its treasures, and enable mankind to benefit there from. Baha'u'llah

Noble have I created thee, yet thou hast abased thyself. Rise then unto that for which thou wast created. Baha'u'llah

O SON OF MAN! I loved thy creation, hence I created thee. Wherefore, do thou love Me, that I may name thy name and fill thy soul with the spirit of life. Baha'u'llah

O SON OF MAN! For everything there is a sign. The sign of love is fortitude under My decree and patience under My trials. Baha'u'llah

Know thou that every fixed star hath its own planets, and every planet its own creatures, whose number no man can compute. Baha'u'llah

What profit is there in agreeing that universal friendship is good, and talking of the solidarity of the human race as a grand ideal? Unless these thoughts are translated into the world of action, they are useless. The wrong in the world continues to exist just because people only talk of their ideals, and do not strive to put them into practice. If actions took the place of words, the world's misery would very soon be changed into comfort. Baha'u'llah

Ascribe not to any soul that which thou wouldst not have ascribed to thee, and say not that which though doest not. Baha'u'llah

The true seeker hunts naught but the object of his quest, and the lover has no desire save union with his Beloved. Baha'u'llah

In all matters moderation is desirable. If a thing is carried to excess, it will prove a source of evil. Baha'u'llah

O ye children of men! The fundamental purpose animating the Faith of God and His Religion is to safeguard the interests and promote the unity of the human race, and to foster the spirit of love and fellowship amongst men. Baha'u'llah

Let your eye be chaste, your hand faithful, your tongue truthful and your heart enlightened. Baha'u'llah

The Baha'i Faith is consolation for humanity. Baha'u'llah

The essence of faith is fewness of words and abundance of deeds Baha'u'llah

Beautify your tongues, O people, with truthfulness, and adorn your souls with the ornament of honesty. Beware, O people, that ye deal not treacherously with any one. Baha'u'llah

The Great Being saith: Human utterance is an essence which aspireth to exert its influence and needeth moderation. As to its influence, this is conditional upon refinement which in turn is dependent upon hearts which are detached and pure. As to its moderation, this hath to be combined with tact and wisdom as prescribed in the Holy Scriptures and Tablets. Baha'u'llah

O ye rich ones on earth! The poor in your midst are My trust; guard ye My trust, and be not intent only on your own ease. Baha'u'llah

The True Seeker must, before all else, cleanse his heart... Baha'u'llah

It behoveth the sovereigns of the world may God assist them or the ministers of the earth to take counsel together and to adopt one of the existing languages or a new one to be taught to children in schools throughout the world, and likewise one script. Thus the whole earth will come to be regarded as one country. Baha'u'llah

Let your vision be world embracing rather than confined to your own self. Baha'u'llah

Happy the days that have been consecrated to the remembrance of God, and blessed the hours which have been spent in praise of Him Who is the All-Wise. Baha'u'llah

The world's equilibrium hath been upset through the vibrating influence of this most great, this new World Order. Mankind's ordered life hath been revolutionized through the agency of this unique, this wondrous System - the like of which mortal eyes have never witnessed. Baha'u'llah

Know verily that the purpose underlying all these symbolic terms and abstruse allusions, which emanate from the revealers of Gods holy cause, hath been to test and prove the peoples of the world; that thereby the earth of the pure and illuminated hearts may be known from the perishable and barren soil. Baha'u'llah

Nor shall the seeker reach his goal unless he sacrifice all things. That is, whatever he has seen, and heard, and understood (before), all must he set at naught, that he may enter the Realm of the Spirit, which is the City of God. Baha'u'llah

The well-being of mankind, its peace and security, are unattainable unless and until its unity is firmly established. Baha'u'llah

My Calamity is my providence, outwardly it is fire and vengeance, but inwardly it is light and mercy. Baha'u'llah

Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path. Baha'u'llah

Thus hath it been sent down from the heaven of the Will of your Lord, the Lord of Revelation. Baha'u'llah



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