Emanuel Swedenborg

1688 - 1772

A Quote by Emanuel Swedenborg

You are what you love,
and you love whatever you give your attention to.

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)

Source: You Are What You Love

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A Quote by Emanuel Swedenborg on creation

The end of creation is that all things may return to the Creator and be united with Him.

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)

Source: The Divine Love and Wisdom (1763)

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A Quote by Emanuel Swedenborg on desires, good, joy, kindness, and life

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)

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A Quote by Emanuel Swedenborg on love and trust

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All union is effected by love, and love is not love without trust.

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)

Source: The Universal Theology of the True Christian Religion, #727:3

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A Quote by Emanuel Swedenborg on charity, church, good, life, and religion

The church of the Lord is spread over all the globe, and is thus universal; and all those are in it who have lived in the good of charity in accordance with their religion....

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)

Source: Heaven and its Wonders and Hell, #328

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A Quote by Emanuel Swedenborg on happiness and service

Angelic happiness is in service, from service, and according to service.

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)

Source: Secrets of Heaven, #328

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A Quote by Emanuel Swedenborg on charity, compassion, and love

Charity alone, or love and compassion, is what joins [the Lord and a person] together.

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)

Source: Secrets of Heaven, #379

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A Quote by Emanuel Swedenborg on charity, compassion, love, neighbors, and suffering

Charity means love towards the neighbor and compassion, for anyone who loves his neighbor as himself also has as much compassion for him in his suffering as he does for himself in his own.

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)

Source: Secrets of Heaven, #351

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