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A collection of quotes and sayings by Zoroaster on symbol, avesta, gathas, spitama, deeds, thoughts, joy, mind, path, spiritual, heaven, prayer, religion, enemy and mind.

26 Inspiring Quotes By Zoroaster That Will Serve As An Anchor In Tough Times

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Famous As: Founder of Zoroastrianism

Zoroaster, also renowned as Ashu Zarathushtra, Zarathushtra, and Zarathushtra Spitama, was a pre-eminent ancient Iranian-speaking prophet who is credited with starting a new movement that lead to the development of a new religion called ‘Zoroastrianism.' This movement inaugurated by him eventually became the dominant religion in Ancient Persia. The exact birthplace of Zoroaster is not known but, he lived in the eastern part of the Iranian Plateau and was a native speaker of Old Avestan. He earned the displeasure of the powerful priestly community as he rose to criticize many religious practises that were prevalent in his time. We bring to you a compilation of popular quotes and sayings by Zoroaster, the man who is considered to be one the most celebrated Prophets and who helped in raising mankind to new heights. Let us browse through the quotes and thoughts by Zoroaster that hold pearls of wisdom.

Truth is best (of all that is) good. As desired, what is being desired is truth for him who (represents) the best truth. (Gathas 27.14)

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Doing good to others is not a duty. It is a joy, for it increases your own health and happiness.

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If one would have a friend, then must one also be willing to wage war for him: and in order to wage war, one must be capable of being an enemy.

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With an open mind, seek and listen to all the highest ideals. Consider the most enlightened thoughts. Then choose your path, person by person, each for oneself.

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Turn yourself not away from three best things: Good Thought, Good Word, and Good Deed.

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Do not hold grain waiting for higher prices when people are hungry.

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Taking the first footstep with a good thought, the second with a good word, and the third with a good deed, I entered paradise.

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When we are in doubt whether an action is good or bad, abstain from it.

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Excessive liberty and excessive servitude are equally dangerous, and produce nearly the same effect.

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Let us be such as help the life of the future.

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Explore the River of the Soul; whence or in what order you have come...

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He who sows the ground with care and diligence acquires a greater stock of religious merit than he could gain by the repetition of ten thousand prayers

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By my love and my hope I beseech you - do not forsake hero in your soul!

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A knife of the keenest steel requires the whetstone, and the wisest man needs advice.

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Do not lose joy in life as you grow old in years. Let not your 'joie de vivre be crushed under the weight of years.

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Seek your happiness in the happiness of all.

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In the beginning there were two primal spirits,Twins spontaneously active,These are the Good and the Evil, in thought, and in word, and in deed.

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Always meet petulance with gentleness and perverseness with kindness. A gentle hand can lead even en elephant by a hair. Reply to thine enemy with gentleness.

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That which is good for all and any one, For whomsoever- that is good for me. . . What I hold good for self, I should for all. Only Law Universal is true law.

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War and courage have done more great things than charity. Not your sympathy, but your bravery has saved the unfotunate.

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One need not scale the heights of the heavens, nor travel along the highways of the world to find Ahura Mazda. With purity of mind and holiness of heart one can find Him in one's own heart.

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A reflective, contented mind is the best possession.

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One good deed is worth a thousand prayers.

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Your good thoughts, good words and good deeds alone will be your intercessors. Nothing more will be wanted. They alone will serve you as a safe pilot to the harbour of Heaven, as a safe guide to the gates of paradise.

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He who abhors and shuns the light of the Sun,He who refuses to behold with respect the living creation of God,He who leads the good to wickedness,He who makes the meadows waterless and the pastures desolate,He who lets fly his weapon against the innocent,An enemy of my faith, a destroyer of Thy principles is he, O Lord!

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