“Light the incense! You have to burn to be fragrant.“ ~ Rumi
“using incense you can release prayers to the heavens (celestial realms) offering upward all cares or strife..” ~ Leland Lewis
“Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.“ ~ Amelia Earhart
“At the end of our lives we hope we will look back and, like an incense stick completely burned away, will have poured forth all our fragrance into the world.“ ~ Prem Prakash
“Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one’s friend springs from his earnest counsel.” ~ (Proverbs 27:9)
“A broken soul is not the absence of beauty, but a cracked and torn soul reeks of the sweet incense it contains.” ~ C. Joybell C.
“I acknowledge the four elements. Water in the North; incense to recognize the air in the East; flowers for the earth in the South; a candle for light from the West. It helps me keep perspective.“ ~ Laura Esquivel
“I’m in awe of the universe, but I don’t necessarily believe there’s an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is powerful and provocative, whether Buddhist or Catholic.“ ~ David Bowie
“We had incense and rock’n’roll posters, and we sold records and rolling papers. People could just, like, hang out. We had a cool vibe going.“ ~ Tommy Hilfiger
“When I’m off the road, my husband and I recharge our batteries. It’s a day of deep rest and connection with the spiritual, and that can be anything“ – going for a walk in nature, being in silence, burning incense.“ ~ Alanis Morissette
“Nothing is true but Love, nor aught of worth; Love is the incense which doth sweeten earth.“ ~ Richard Chenevix Trench
“When the mind is possessed of reality, it feels tranquil and joyous even without music or song, and it produces a pure fragrance even without incense or tea.“ ~ Zicheng Hong
This article was last revised on 02/28/2020.