Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes
Youare bornwithtwothings: existenceand opportunity, and these are the raw materials out of which you can make a successful life
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Assessing existence while failing to embrace the insights of modern physics would be like wrestling in the dark with an unknown opponent.
In the wild struggle for existance, we want to have something that endures, and so we fill our minds with rubbish and facts, in the silly hope of keeping our place.
The potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions… Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be an evil.
Though earth and moon were gone,And suns and universes ceased to be,And Thou wert left alone,Every existence would exist in Thee.
No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
It is possible to spend one’s entire lifetime without ever experiencing the mystical realms or even without being aware of their existence.
To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.
Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.
A good American makes propaganda for whatever existence has forced him to become.
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Thought is not essential to existence nor its cause, but it is an instrument for becoming; I become what I see in myself. All that thought suggests to me, I can do; all that thought reveals in me, I can become. This should be man’s unshakable faith in himself, because God dwells in him.
God is Love. And Love must love. And to love there must be a Beloved. But since God is Existence infinite and eternal there is no one for Him to love but Himself. And in order to love Himself He must imagine Himself as the Beloved whom He as the Lover imagines He loves.
Why you exist, says Nietzsche with Sren Kierkegaard, nobody in the world can tell you in advance; but since you do exist, try to give your existence a meaning by setting up for yourself as lofty and noble a goal as you can.
Incomprehensible and immutable is the love wherewith God loves. He did not begin to love us only on the day we were reconciled to Him by the blood of His Son; He loved us before the world was made, that we too might become His sons together with His Only-begotten Son, long before we had any existence….
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.
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.
No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
We have written the evidence of our existence onto the surface of our planet. Our civilisation has become a beacon, that identifies our planet as home to life.
Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.
The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans.
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.
People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
There are only two corners on the ring of this world. One of them is you, the other one, everybody else.
Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
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.
Tarzan of the Apes lived on in his wild, jungle existence with little change for several years, only that he grew stronger and wiser, and learned from his books more and more of the strange worlds which lay somewhere outside his primeval forest.
Only in men’s imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.
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.
Every moment of one’s existence one isgrowing into more or retreating into less.One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
Marx denied the existence of God but turned over all His functions to History, which is inevitably directed to a goal fulfilling of man and which takes the place of Providence. One might as well be a Christian if one is so naive.
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.
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.
We don’t exist unless we are deeply and sensually in touch with that which can be touched but not known.
The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man who deserves one.
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.
If the Father begat the Son, he that was begotten had a beginning of existence: and from this it is evident, that there was a time when the Son was not. It therefore necessarily follows, that he had his substance from nothing.
One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
There’s nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.
For there can be no doubt that God brings that creation into existence and then makes it return to Himself. God, indeed, is powerful over all things.
If you place with God, you lose nothing, even if it turns out that God does not exist. But if you place it against God, and you are wrong and God does exist, you lose everything.
All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relationship to everything else.
A scholar who loves comfort is not worthy of the name.
The fact of God is necessary for the fact of man. Think God away and man has no ground of existence.
Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience – by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.
Order is the law of all intelligible existence.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
The ego exists because we go on pedalling desire, because we go on striving to get something, because we go on jumping ahead of ourselves.
We owe our existence to our parents, but we actually didn’t have a choice.
Each character is an allegory for every aspect of human existence.