Quotes from the Baha'i Writings

A selection of uplifting quotes from the Baha'i Writings.


We have hand-picked a collection of quotes from the writings of the Bab, Baha'u'lah, 'Abdu'l-Baha and Shoghi Effendi:

Blessed the distress one who seeketh refuge beneath the shadow of My canopy. - Baha'u'llah
Blessed the distress one who seeketh refuge beneath the shadow of My canopy. - Baha'u'llah

He could cause a mere atom to be transformed into a sun and a single drop into an ocean. - Baha'u'llah
He could cause a mere atom to be transformed into a sun and a single drop into an ocean. - Baha'u'llah

Glory not in love for your country, but in love for all mankind.
Glory not in love for your country, but in love for all mankind.

Man's glory lieth in his knowledge, his upright conduct, his praiseworthy character, his wisdom, and not in his nationality or rank. - Baha'u'llah
Man's glory lieth in his knowledge, his upright conduct, his praiseworthy character, his wisdom, and not in his nationality or rank. - Baha'u'llah

Blessed and happy is he that ariseth to promote the best interests of the peoples and kindreds of the earth. - Baha'u'llah
Blessed and happy is he that ariseth to promote the best interests of the peoples and kindreds of the earth. - Baha'u'llah

There is not, and hath never been, a host more mighty that that of justice and wisdom. - Baha'u'llah
There is not, and hath never been, a host more mighty that that of justice and wisdom. - Baha'u'llah

It behoveth the people of Baha to render the Lord victorious through the power of their utterance and to admonish the people by their goodly deeds and character, inasmuch as deeds exert greater influence than words. - Baha'u'llah
It behoveth the people of Baha to render the Lord victorious through the power of their utterance and to admonish the people by their goodly deeds and character, inasmuch as deeds exert greater influence than words. - Baha'u'llah

The holy Manifestations of God were sent down to make visible the oneness of humanity. - 'Abdu'l-Baha
The holy Manifestations of God were sent down to make visible the oneness of humanity. - 'Abdu'l-Baha

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
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

Be as a lamp unto them that walk in darkness, a joy to the sorrowful, a sea for the thirsty, a haven for the distressed, an upholder and defender of the victim of oppression. - Baha'u'llah
Be as a lamp unto them that walk in darkness, a joy to the sorrowful, a sea for the thirsty, a haven for the distressed, an upholder and defender of the victim of oppression. - 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
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

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