125 Inspiring Quotes about Unity

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…History is the key to the unity of a people. Its nostalgia pulls them together. Its gloom separates them further. Its successes make them stronger.

— Janvier Chouteu-Chando

There is an inherent unity and harmony in the universe. The divisions and disharmony we find on earth are created by the perception of separateness that people developed over a period of time.

— Thomas Vazhakunnathu, God Does Not Play Dice

Unless you can find some sort of loyalty you cannot find unity and peace in your active living.

— Josiah Royce

FUCK UNITY! FUCK CONSENSUS! There was no unity or consensus during the American Revolution. We had principled leadership from a small, vocal, minority that refused to compromise on the issue of individual liberty.

— A.E. Samaan

Only the Communist Party, as the institution that brings together the revolutionary vanguard and will always guarantee the unity of Cubans, can be the worthy heir of the trust deposited by the people in their leader.

— Raul Castro

Through transcendence of duality, we foster greater unity in our lives, which brings about inner peace and the sprouting of unconditional LOVE.

— Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace

The grand prize in us versus them is that somebody gets to feel special for a while. The grand prize in the game of unity is that everyone gets to feel special forever.

— Deepak Chopra, Fire in the Heart: A Spiritual Guide for Teens

Amidst the rush and confusion of modern life something old and wise is trying to catch up with us. Whereas simple knowledge tends to divide things, genuine wisdom tends to make meaningful unity possible.

— Michael Meade, Fate and Destiny, The Two Agreements of the Soul

Be aware of your breathing and breathe naturally. This will lead you into unity with the great flow of Life, your true nature.

— Ilchi Lee, Change: Realizing Your Greatest Potential

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Canada has no cultural unity no linguistic unity no religious unity no economic unity no geographic unity. All it has is unity.

— Kenneth Boulding

Christianity through the operation of the Holy Spirit affirms unity as well as variety (diversity) in the Body of Christ.

— Sunday Adelaja

Religious unity does not come so easily. It is not a piece of pie, which you can buy in the shop. It takes sincere efforts from every single human being on this planet.

— Abhijit Naskar

Many churches have their eyes on the culture instead of on Christ. Many pastors preach on common unity instead of calling the community to repent.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is.

— Hans Urs von Balthasar

The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration.

— Carol P. Christ

Ender had come to feel a unity so strong that the word we came to his lips much more easily than I.

— Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

Nature creates unity even in the parts of a whole.

— Eugène Delacroix

Our conduct is an advertisement for or against Jesus Christ. That’s why unity in the body of Christ is so important.

— Elizabeth George, Understanding Your Blessings in Christ: Ephesians

Where can we find greater structural clarity than in the wooden buildings of old? Where else can we find such unity of material, construction and form? here, the wisdom of whole generations is stored.

— Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

And in the case of superior things like stars, we discover a kind of unity in separation. The higher we rise on the scale of being, the easier it is to discern a connection even among things separated by vast distances.

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity – or it will move apart.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

Especially well known around the office is my weakness for dyspareunist women. Most people would find such disparity in unity repelling, but it harmonizes perfectly with my personal tastes.

— Benson Bruno, A Story That Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to Chattering Teeth, and Every Set of Dentures Can Attest to the Fact That No..

World Peace Day is envisioned to become a moment of global unity – it is up to each and every one of us to make this a reality.

— Jeremy Gilley

Unity is a great thing and a great slogan. But what the workers’ cause needs is the unity of Marxists, not unity between Marxists, and opponents and distorters of Marxism.

— Vladimir Lenin

All love craves unity. As the highest peak of love in the human order is the unity of husband and wife in the flesh, so the highest unity in the Divine order is the unity of the soul and Christ in communion.

— Fulton J. Sheen, Life of Christ

There is also hope that even in these days of increasing specialization there is a unity in the human experience.

— Allan McLeod Cormack

The greatest unity comes from the greatest differences which are brought together in relationship.

— Saunsea

But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism.

— Thomas E. Mann

The future lies in unity and respect, not division and stereotypes

— Abdullah II of Jordan

In Thailand’s history there have been dissensions from time to time, but in general, unity has prevailed.

— Bhumibol Adulyadej

When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

— Joseph Campbell

Unity in faith is theocracy unity in politics is fascism.

— Maajid Nawaz

Ritual and ceremony are powerful bonding tools. They result in a sense of community, a feeling of unity far beyond what you might expect.

— Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership

He who is different from me does not impoverish me – he enriches me. Our unity is constituted in something higher than ourselves – in Man… For no man seeks to hear his own echo, or to find his reflection in the glass.

— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Good teaching gains its authority from having consistent and repeated support from multiple scriptural sources, and it builds a firm base for our unity and our confidence in Christ.

— Reid A. Ashbaucher, The Christian Faith: A Quick Guide to Understanding its Inter-Workings

The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

The unity of Nigeria will only come if we overcome and overgrow tribe, materialism and selfish human nature.

— Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever. These ideas which mobilized the masses are only a worthless currency. Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs for whom it has poured forth both blood and money.

— Muammar al-Gaddafi

The church is constituted as a new people who have been gathered from the nations to remind the world that we are in fact one people. Gathering, therefore, is an eschatological act as it is the foretaste of the unity of the communion of the saints.

— Stanley Hauerwas, In Good Company: The Church as Polis

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus, so that with one heart and mouth you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

— Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

Society is unity in diversity.

— George Herbert Mead

I felt knowledge and the unity of the world circulate in me like my own blood.

— Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

There is more power in unity than division.

— Emanuel Cleaver

I’m a very passionate believer in the unity of knowledge. There is one world of reality – one world of our experience that we’re seeking to describe.

— John Polkinghorne

If you say you’re a unifier, you expect and usually get applause. I’m a divider. Politics is division by definition, if there was no disagreement there would be no politics. The illusion of unity isn’t worth having, and is anyways unattainable.

— Christopher Hitchens

The unity of scientific and spiritual knowledge is realized when each of the particular sciences is organically related to the supreme knowledge of al-tawhid.

— Osman Bakar, Tawhid and Science

Truth in art is the unity of a thing with itself

— Oscar Wilde, De Profundis

I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.

— Mahatma Gandhi

The unity in diversity lies only in your heart.

— Cass van Krah

Good and evil lie close together. Seek no artistic unity in character.

— Lord Acton

Leonardo Da Vinci combined art and science and aesthetics and engineering, that kind of unity is needed once again.

— Ben Shneiderman

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.

— Herman Hesse

Isolation was the final blow. Scattering their unity like a body chopped into seven. Life cannot prevail in each piece; it can only survive as one. With every new grenade that the Institute lobbed, the body of hope died a little bit more.

— S.W. Lothian, Subway | Palliatopia

Our unity will always be a greater force with mixed ideals than if we demand that others change for us, to what we believe.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

White is associated with purity because the entire spectrum is functioning in unity. White is a healing color. White is appropriate for weddings because the unity of male and female symbolizes the unity of allness.

— Tae Yun Kim, The First Element: Secrets to Maximizing Your Energy

I was married, a mom, and a career woman—the holy trinity of women in the twenty-first century. The three expressions were truly distinct, but the unity of them created the essence. I must confess I felt in control, much more than I felt blessed.

— Sharon Nir

Justice, love, truth, peace and harmony, a serene unity with science and the laws of the universe.

— Luther Burbank

What our deepest self craves is not mere enjoyment but some supreme purpose that will enlist all our powers and give unity and direction to our life.

— Henry J. Golding

Peace, unity and harmony!

— Cathy Freeman

At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.

— Thomas Aquinas

Unity does not exist in the world. Only when the Gnani Purush [the enlightened one] grants moksha [liberation], does unity arise. Unity cannot prevail without Gnan [knowledge of the self].

— Dada Bhagwan

If you hope for any sort of dialogue and unity with all factions on the vaguely leftist or radical side of politics, you must cease from silly verbal abuse. If you don’t want it, then we go on as we are, fractious and impotent.

— Edward Abbey, Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast

Let’s stand against the killing of innocent civilians. It is time to make the future better than today. Together we can bring peace and unity to our communities.

— Widad Akreyi

A circle’s unity and never ending smoothness is how we can aim to feel inside. Smooth, gentle, accepted, no rough edges, only love for all parts of our selves.

— Amy Leigh Mercree

How can the nation be mightier, without unity of its citizens?

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

After 15 years of work I have achieved as a common German soldier and merely with my fanatical willpower the unity of the German nation and have freed it from the death sentence of Versailles.

— Adolf Hitler

Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights and keep them. Our strength is our unity of purpose. To that high concept there can be no end save victory.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

I understand from experience that unity is easy to call for, but it takes the right kind of leadership to achieve.

— Steve Scalise

A synthesis embracing both rational understanding and the mystical experience of unity is the mythos, spoken or unspoken, or our present day and age.

— Wolfgang Pauli, Writings on Physics and Philosophy

Man is this plural and collective unity in which the unity of destination and the differences of destinies are to be understood through each other.

— Paul Ricœur

When you take a solemn oath your heart and soul listens, then perception of consciousness and unity comes.

— Vasilios Karpos

The very first lesson that I learnt from the Qur’an was the message of unity and peace.

— Cat Stevens

Revere the unity of all-that-iscarry out your daily activities with compassion;if you do not limit your compassion, you yourself will not be limited.

— Lao Tzu

Polka dots can’t stay alone. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity of our environments.

— Yayoi Kusama

Bigotry and sexism destroy the unity needed for a nation to live.

— DaShanne Stokes

The unity of all science consists alone in its method, not in its material.

— Karl Pearson, The Grammar of Science

Religion demands above all the concentration of the spirit…it is a thrusting into the unity of all things so as to come to grips in the hiddenness of the soul with the unity of the One from Whom it all comes.

— Abraham Kuyper, Pro Rege: Living Under Christ the King, Volume 1

Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that – given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources and energy might threaten the unity of mankind – chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards securing a true peace on earth.

— Kenichi Fukui

Only in duality consciousness we witness this-that thing. In reality, a unity consciousness runs as the very soul of every little thing.

— Fakeer Ishavardas

There is an underlying unity in all things

— Arthur Schopenhauer

It is in unity that we find strength, in unity we find hope, and in unity we can stand firm as the darkness approaches. Let us stand together – and stand firm – against the many faces of hate.

— Nick Lowles

You have only to rest in inaction and things will transform themselves. Smash your form and body, spit out hearing and eyesight, forget you are a thing among other things, and you may join in great unity with the deep and boundless.

— Zhuangzi, The Complete Works of Chuang Tzu

The beauty of the universe consists not only of unity in variety, but also of variety in unity.

— Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose

For Christians, who believe they are created in the image of God, it is the Godhead, diversity in unity and the three-in-oneness of God, which we and all creation reflect.

— Desmond Tutu

I think my best skill in this whole deal is as a conduit to try to bring people together, because I think it’s in our unity that we’ll have the greatest strength.

— Woody Harrelson

Which one is more true — unity in diversity of culture or diversity in unity of religion!


We don’t need unity in theory, we need solidarity in practice.

— Curious George Brigade, Anarchy in the Age of Dinosaurs

I may now add that civilization is a process in the service of Eros, whose purpose is to combine single human individuals, and after that families, then races, peoples and nations, into one great unity, the unity of mankind.

— Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents

The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.

— Arthur Henderson

When terrorists attacked the symbols of our national unity and strength, they failed to realize that they were just symbols of our strength. The real strength of our nation comes from our people – not our buildings.

— Michael Enzi

The fundamentalists of every faith remain blind to the truth that the “sigh within the prayer is the same in the heart of the Christian, the Muslim, and the Jew.” I have seen this unity with my eyes, heard it with my ears, felt it with all my being.

— David James Duncan, God Laughs & Plays; Churchless Sermons in Response to the Preachments of the Fundamentalist Right

We are totally committed to ending partition and to creating the conditions for unity and independence.

— Gerry Adams

To a born-again atheist like myself, it is clear that each of us has multiple selves, talents, perceptions. But to the Roman Catholic, unity is all.

— Gore Vidal, At Home: Essays 1982-1988

To this day, I believe the unity of the world’s countries in the fight against terror is more powerful than the fight itself.

— Michael DeLong, A General Speaks Out: The Truth About the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Our wounds are not a measure of one individual’s sad fate, but an indication of our unity with others.

— Lynn C. Tolson, Beyond the Tears: A True Survivor’s Story

It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.

— James Henry Breasted

The combination of realizing our distinctiveness along with our unity is seeing interdependence.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

Our civilization is now in the transition stage between the age of warring empires and a new age of world unity and peace.

— John Boyd Orr

What is a drop of rain, compared to the storm? What is a thought, compared to the mind? Our unity is full of wonder which your tiny individualism cannot even conceive.

— Ken Levine

Discourse and critical thinking are essential tools when it comes to securing progress in a democratic society. But in the end, unity and engaged participation are what make it happen.

— Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

This is what our love is––a sacred pattern of unbroken unity sewn flawlessly invisible inside all other images, thoughts, smells, and sounds.

— Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Unity not uniformity must be our aim. We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated not annihilated not absorbed.

— Mary Parker Follett

Gratitude is a divine shift in your perspective from one of separation and lack to one of unity and right mindedness. It is a choice not made from guilt but rather from a higher level of consciousness.

— Janet Rebhan, Learn To Be Still

Who sees the many and not the one, wanders on from death to death.Even by the mind this truth is to be learned: there are not many but only one. Who sees variety and not the unity wanders on from death to death.

— Upanishad

In necessary things unity in doubtful things liberty in all things charity.

— Richard Baxter

Everything must be recaptured and relocated in the general framework of history, so that despite the difficulties, the fundamental paradoxes and contradictions, we may respect the unity of history which is also the unity of life.

— Fernand Braudel

It is one of my decided opinions that married people ought to have no one, be the tie ever so close and dear, living permanently with them, to break the sacred duality — no, let me say the unity of their home.

— Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, John Halifax, Gentleman

Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost; a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.

— Barack Obama

So long as the majority of Canadians have two countries one here and one in Europe national unity will remain a myth and a constant source of internecine quarrels.

— Henri Bourassa

Love is unity of two souls but one spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there’s some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that’s really important to us, and music is all we’ve really got.

— Missy Elliott

Peace and unity in our lives

— George Calleja

In Christ, for the first time, we see that in God himself there exists–within his inseparable unity–the distinction between the Father who gives and the Gift which is given (the Son), but only in the unity of the Holy Spirit.

— Hans Urs von Balthasar, Unless You Become Like This Child

Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all.

— Annie Jump Cannon

God does not change; he is Love, ever and always. In himself, he is communion, unity in Trinity, and all his words and works are directed to communion.

— Pope Benedict XVI

Leadership is the influence of a person(s) on another person(s) which guides their efforts in a specific direction, with more purpose, clarity, and unity than they would have held on their own.

— Michael A. Wood Jr.

History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.

— Haile Selassie

The history of our spiritual life is a continuing search for the unity between ourselves and the world. Religion, art, and science follow, one and all, this aim.

— Rudolf Steiner

If you want to share then share the spirit of love, unity and humanity.

— Amit Abraham

Love is the unity of two souls but one spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The entire day receives order and discipline when it acquires unity. This unity must be sought and found in morning prayer. The morning prayer determines the day.

— Dietrich Bonhoeffer

No matter our size or shape, everyone deserves a safe place in this world.” ~ from BIG SMALL DOG, a children’s story about overcoming bullying and adversity, and discovering unity and friendship.

— Suzanne V. Marshall, Big Small Dog

In Japanese swordsmanship, it is not uncommon to speak of a unity of mind, body, and sword.

— H.E. Davey, The Japanese Way of the Artist: Living the Japanese Arts & Ways, Brush Meditation, The Japanese Way of the Flower