To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence.
There has been a lot said about the sacredness of our land which is our body; and the values of our culture which is our soul; but water is the blood of our tribes, and if its life-giving flow is stopped, or it is polluted, all else will die and the many thousands of years of our communal existence will come to an end.
Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence, that theory must take into account and explain the mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.
“The theory of relativity is just as unacceptable to me as, say, the existence of the atom or other such dogmas.”
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
The potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions... Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be an evil.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.
Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present.
In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Existence itself does not feel horrible; it feels like an ecstasy, rather, which we have only to be still to experience.
Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.
The fact of God is necessary for the fact of man. Think God away and man has no ground of existence.
With all our mastery over the powers of Nature we have adhered to the view that the struggle for existence is a permanent and necessary condition of life.
n short, we cannot grow, we cannot achieve authentic discovery, and our eyes cannot be cleansed to the truly beautiful possibilities of life, if we simply live a neutral existence.
Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
The existence of inherent limits of experience in no way settles the question about the subordination of facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter.
God is a challenge because there is no proof of his existence and therefore the search must continue.
We owe our existence to our parents, but we actually didn't have a choice.