Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quotes

 quotes - The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.

“The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 quotes - We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 quotes - Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.

“Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 quotes - Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.

“Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“We are one, after all, you and I, together we suffer, together exist and forever will recreate each other.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's self to others.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“The universe as we know it is a joint product of the observer and the observed.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world... Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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