Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
The period of earthly life in your greater existence is similar to the 15 minutes of fame you get down here...Everyone gets to share you in a different way. And both are dreams.
There was emptiness more profound than the void between the stars, for which there was no here and there and before and after, and yet out of that void the entire plenum of existence sprang forth.
We shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.
Be wary of those who deny the existence of karma. They're usually wishful thinking.
Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.
Order is the law of all intelligible existence.
Look to this dayÖ In it lies all the realities and verities of existence, the bliss of growth, the splendor of action, the glory of power. For yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today, well-lived, makes every yesteday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting
it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.
Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death.
In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.
Curiosity has its own reason for existence.
The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.
Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
The nation which reposes on the pillow of political confidence, will sooner or later end its political existence in a deadly lethargy
In that way imagination and intelligence enter into our existence in the part of servants of the primary instincts
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
Religions sprang up among men to deal with the sometimes terrifying aspects of existence, to make sense out of the senseless, to explain things we find inexplicable
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence and its only end
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country. By living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level--I mean the wages of decent living.
It is through… Art and Art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence.
To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.