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#1. The truth is, indeed, that love is the threshold of another universe. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#2. The history of the kingdom of God is, directly, one of a reunion. The total divine milieu is formed by the incorporation of every elected spirit in Jesus Christ. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#3. Love is the most powerful and still most unknown energy in the world. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#4. I came to China to follow my star and to steep myself in the raw regions of the universe. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#5. How many attempts, now happy, now unhappy! ... He who has not felt the difficulties of his art does nothing that counts. - Author: Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin
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#6. To say that Christ is the term and motive force of evolution, to say that he manifests himself as 'evolver,' is implicitly to recognize that he becomes attainable in and through the whole process of evolution. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#7. Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world ... Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#8. We may, perhaps, imagine that the creation was finished long ago. But that would be quite wrong. It continues still more magnificently, and at the highest levels of the world. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#9. You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#10. In each soul, God loves and partly saves the whole world which that soul sums up in an incommunicable and particular way. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#11. Isolation is a blind alley ... Nothing on the planet grows except by convergence. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#12. I am not enough of a mathematician to be able to judge either the well-foundedness or the limits of relativity in physics. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#13. Through fidelity, we situate ourselves and maintain ourselves in the hands of God so exactly as to become one with them in their action. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#14. Regarded zoologically, man is today an almost isolated figure in nature. In his cradle, he was less isolated. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#15. A Religion of Evolution: that, when all is said and done, is what Man needs ever more explicitly if he is to survive and 'superlive,' as soon as he becomes conscious of his power to ultra-hominize himself and of his duty to do so. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#16. In a way, the whole tangible universe itself is a vast residue, a skeleton of countless lives that have germinated in it and have left it, leaving behind them only a trifling, infinitesimal part of their riches. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#17. One mustn't close one's eyes to difficulty and to shortcomings; the more one recognizes them, the less they upset one. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#18. The reality of spirit-matter is inevitably translated into and confirmed by a structure of the spirit. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#19. The earth was probably born by accident; but, in accordance with one of the most general laws of evolution, scarcely had this accident happened than it was immediately made use of and recast into something naturally directed. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#20. It often happens that what stares us in the face is the most difficult to perceive. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#21. Deep down, there is in the substance of the cosmos a primordial disposition, sui generis, for self-arrangement and self-involution. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#22. The whole life lies in the verb seeing. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#23. The zest for life, which is the source of all passion and all insight, even divine, does not come to us from ourselves ... It is God who has to give us the impulse of wanting him. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#24. By virtue of Creation, and still more the Incarnation, nothing here below is profane for those who know how to see. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#25. The world is so round, friendship may encircle it. - Author: Peirre Teilhard De Chardin
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#26. Joy is the sheer evidence of God. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#27. The human person is the sum total of a 15 billion year chain of unbroken evolution now thinking about itself - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#28. What I cry out for, like every being, with my whole life and all my earthly passion, is something very different from an equal to cherish: it is a God to adore. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#29. However far back I go into my childhood, nothing seems to me more characteristic of, or more familiar in, my interior economy than the appetite or irresistible demand for some 'Unique all-sufficing and necessary reality.' - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#30. Science, philosophy and religion are bound to converge as they draw nearer to the whole. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#31. A breeze passes in the night. When did it spring up? Whence does it come? Whither is it going? No man knows. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#32. A universal love is not only psychologically possible; it is the only complete and final way in which we are able to love. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#33. The world can no more have two summits than a circumference can have two centres. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#34. The age of nations has passed. Now, unless we wish to perish, we must shake off our old prejudices and build the Earth. The more scientifically I regard the world, the less can I see any possible biological future for it except in the active consciousness of its unity. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#35. The day is not far distant when humanity will realize that biologically it is faced with a choice between suicide and adoration. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#36. It is the destiny of things real to destroy those that are artifice. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#37. He [Pierre Teilhard de Chardin] was thrilled with the idea that through work in the world human beings were participating in the ongoing extension and consecration of God's creation. - Author: Robert Ellsberg
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#38. It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#39. The task for us now, if we are to survive, is to build the earth. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#40. We have but one permanent home: heaven - that's still the old truth that we always have to re-learn - and it's only through the impact of sad experiences that we assimilate it. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#41. To see more is to become more. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#42. We have only to believe. And the more threatening and irreducible reality appears, the more firmly and desperately we must believe. Then, little by little, we shall see the universal horror unbend, and then smile upon us, and then take us in its more than human arms. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#43. For ideas to prevail, many of their defenders have to die in obscurity. Their anonymous influence makes itself felt. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#44. Each elect soul ... possesses God directly and finds in that unique possession the fulfillment of his own individuality. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#45. This it the greatest success I can dream of for my life: to have spread a new vision of the world. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#46. The past has revealed to me the structure of the future. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#47. Being happy is a matter of personal taste. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#48. We have reached a crossroads in human evolution where the only road which leads forward is towards a common passion ... To continue to place our hopes in a social order achieved by external violence would simply amount to our giving up all hope of carrying the Spirit of the Earth to its limits. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#49. Religion and science are the two conjugated faces or phases of one and the same complete act of knowledge - the only one which can embrace the past and future of evolution and so contemplate, measure and fulfil them. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#50. Today, something is happening to the whole structure of human consciousness. A fresh kind of life is starting. Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world are seeking each other, so that the world may come into being. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#51. You must overcome death by finding God in it. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#52. As Christian mystic Pierre Teilhard de Chardin once said: "We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience." He was right. If we recognize the soul lesson, we can grow beyond suffering, and there is no stress in this state of understanding. - Author: Brian L. Weiss
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#53. A sense of the universe, a sense of the all, the nostalgia which seizes us when confronted by nature, beauty, music - these seem to be an expectation and awareness of a Great Presence. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#54. Humanity is still advancing; and it will probably continue to advance for hundreds of thousands of years more, always on condition that we know how to keep the same line of advance as our ancestors towards ever greater consciousness and complexity. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#55. We are one, after all, you and I, together we suffer, together exist, and forever will recreate each other. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#56. Man is unable to see himself entirely unrelated to mankind, neither is he able to see mankind unrelated to life, nor life unrelated to the universe. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#57. All the communions of a life-time are one communion.All the communions of all men now living are one communion.All the communions of all men, present, past and future, are one communion. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#58. The quintessential good and beauty in life is what each has to offer to others valuing the gesture ourselves into confluence with the Word of God. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#59. Death surrenders us totally to God: it makes us enter into him; we must, in return, surrender ourselves to death with absolute love and self-abandonment since, when death comes, all we can do is to surrender ourselves completely to the domination and guidance of God. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#60. Each element of the cosmos is positively woven from all the others ... The universe holds together, and only one way of considering it is really possible, that is, to take it as a whole, in one piece. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#61. Death is acceptable only if it represents the physically necessary passage toward a union, the condition of a metamorphosis. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#62. God is not remote from us. He is at the point of my pen, my (pick) shovel, my paint brush, my (sewing) needle - and my heart and thoughts. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#63. I think that man has a fundamental obligation to extract from himself and from the earth all that it can give; and this obligation is all the more imperative that we are absolutely ignorant of what limits - they may still be very distant - God has imposed on our natural understanding and power. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#64. In the spiritual life, as in all organic processes, everyone has their optimum and it is just as harmful to go beyond it as not to attain it. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#65. The earth's crust has not yet stopped heaving and plunging under our feet. Mountain ranges are still being thrust up on the horizon. Granites are still growing under the continental masses. Nor has the organic world ceased to produce new buds at the tips of its countless branches. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#66. There is neither spirit nor matter in the world. The stuff of the universe is spirit-matter. No other substance but this could have produced the human molecule. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#67. It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#68. Your creatures can come into being only, like shoot from stem, as part of an endlessly renewed process of evolution. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#69. By the sole fact of his entering into 'Thought,' man represents something entirely singular and absolutely unique in the field of our experience. On a single planet, there could not be more than one centre of emergence for reflexion. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#70. Mankind, the spirit of the earth, the synthesis of individuals and peoples, the paradoxical conciliation of the element with the whole, and of unity with multitude - all these are called Utopian, and yet they are biologically necessary. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#71. Personal success or personal satisfaction are not worth another thought if one does achieve them, or worth worrying about if they evade one or are slow in coming. All that is really worth while is action - faithful action, for the world, and in God. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#72. Is evolution a theory, a system, or an hypothesis? It is much more: it is a general condition to which all theories, all hypotheses, all systems must bow and which they must satisfy henceforward if they are to be thinkable and true. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#73. The only way forward is in the direction of a common passion, for nothing in the universe can ultimately resist the cumulative ardor of the collective soul. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#74. Man can be understood only by ascending from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology. In other words, he is first of all a cosmic problem. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#75. Energy is the measure of that which passes from one atom to another in the course of their transformations. A unifying power, then, but also, because the atom appears to become enriched or exhausted in the course of the exchange, the expression of structure. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#76. Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#77. We now know from neural-net technology that when there are more connections between points in a system, and there is greater strength between these connections, there will be sudden leaps in intelligence, where intelligence is defined as success rate in performing a task. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#78. It is done. Once again the Fire has penetrated the earth, not with the sudden crash of thunderbolt, riving the mountain tops: does the Master break down doors to enter His own home? Without earthquake, or thunderclap: the flame has lit up the whole world from within. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#79. All I know is that, thanks to a sort of habit which has always been ingrained in me, I have never, at any moment of my life, experienced the least difficulty in addressing myself to God as to a supreme Someone. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#80. That there is an evolution of one sort or another is now common ground among scientists. Whether or not that evolution is directed is another question. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#81. In the presence of a reader of Teilhard De Chardin I feel disarmed, nonplussed, ready to break down in tears. - Author: Michel Houellebecq
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#82. Research students are numbered in the hundreds of thousands-soon to be millions -and they are no longer distributed superficially and at random over the globe, but are functionally linked together in a vast organic system that will remain in the future indispensable to the life of the community. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#83. Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#84. To love is to approach each other center to center. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#85. The most empowering relationships are those in which each partner lifts the other to a higher possession of their own being. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#86. And now, as a germination of planetary dimensions, comes the thinking layer which over its full extent develops and intertwines its fibres, not to confuse and neutralise them but to reinforce them in the living unity of a single tissue. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#87. Love is an adventure and a conquest. It survives and develops, like the universe itself, only by perpetual discovery. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#88. You have told me, O God, to believe in hell. But you have forbidden me to think ... of any man as damned - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#89. Humankind is now caught up, as though in a train of gears, at the heart of a continually accelerating vortex of self-totalization. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#90. God loves everyone in the world who doesn't love himself. Does God love God? - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#91. By means of all created things, without excaption, the divine assails us, penetrates us, and molds us. We imagined it as distant and inaccessible, when in fact we live steeped in its burning layers - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#92. Humanity at the centre of the primates, Homo sapiens, in humanity, is the end-product of a gradual work of creation, the successive sketches for which still surround us on every side. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#93. At the extreme temperature occurring in the stars, matter can only survive in its most dissociated states. Only simple bodies exist on these incandescent stars. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#94. Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#95. Since once again, O Lord, in the steppes of Asia, I have no bread, no wine, no altar, I will raise myself above those symbols to the pure majesty of reality, and I will offer to you, I, your priest, upon the altar of the entire earth, the labor and the suffering of the world. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#96. At the heart of every being lies creation's dream of a principle that will one day give organic form to its fragmented treasures. God is unity. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#97. He recognized with absolute certainty the empty fragility of even the noblest theorizings as compared with the definitive plenitude of the smallest fact grasped in its total, concrete reality. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#98. Until I saw Chardin's painting, I never realized how much beauty lay around me in my parents' house, in the half-cleared table, in the corner of a tablecloth left awry, in the knife beside the empty oyster shell. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#99. I am not a human being enjoying a spiritual life, I am a spiritual being enjoying a human life. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#100. The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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