Devotion Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old devotion quotes, devotion sayings, and devotion proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Whatever I am offered in devotion with a pure heart -- a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water -- I accept with joy.     

Bhagavad Gita

You can hear a song in every word if you listen closely enough.     

Christopher M. Milo

To submit one's self to one's gift is to submit oneself to education and self-development and to devote enough time to improve one's gift     

Sunday Adelaja

We know the battle ahead will be long. But always remember that, no matter what obstacles stand in our way, nothing can stand in the way of the power of millions of voices calling for change.     

Barack Obama

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it l     

Erica Jong

True devotion is motivated by love alone and devoid of selfish entanglements.     

Rick Hocker

The main measure of your devotion to God is not your devotional life. It is simply your life.     

John Ortberg

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.     

Henry Miller

If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.     

B.C Forbes

Its amazing what you can accomplish when you don't care who gets the credit.     

Harry Truman

Work as if everything depends on you.  Pray as if everything depends on God.     

St. Ignatius Loyola

Your devotion to God is illustrated, demonstrated, and authenticated by your love for others.     

Andy Stanley

Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts.     

Henry Rollins

You have to plan it [your devotion to God] every day. And, the best time to plan it is before your day begins. If you don't plan it, your day will plan you. And so, I make a disciplined life of the study of the scriptures, reading the word every day.     

Ravi Zacharias

Even when I'm dead, I'll swim through the Earth, like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones.     

Jeffrey McDaniel

Devotion, as it relates to the title of my memoir, means fidelity - as in fidelity to a person or a practice. I think it's certainly possible to feel devotion without having faith, at least in the religious sense of the word.     

Dani Shapiro

With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.     

Thomas Fuller

Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first.     

Shannon L. Alder

Everybody wants their own little place in the world and maybe mine is here… Loving you from a distance.     

Ranata Suzuki

The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church.     

Edith Stein

Devotion is the realization that wealth, education and power are God given gifts and not the endowments of fate.     

Rev. Pandurang Shashtri Athavale

Children do not give up their innate imagination, curiosity, dreaminess easily. You have to love them to get them to do that.     

R. D. Laing

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.     

John Ruskin

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.     

Donna Roberts

Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

To achieve progress and development it is necessary to bring about co-ordination between liberty and security through Devotion.     

Pandurang Shashtri Athavale

True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.     

Nikos Kazantzakis

People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.     

Audrey Hepburn

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.      

William Faulkner

I don't need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends I can be certain of.     

Alice Walker