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Quotes by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - (25 quotes)

Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - From the Acceptance category:

You can be sure that most of the high positions in the country would be empty if one were admitted only after an examination as severe as the one we painters must pass. (Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin)

Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - From the Colour category:

Who told you that one paints with colors? One makes use of colors, but one paints with emotions. (Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin)

Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - From the Difficulty category:

How many attempts, now happy, now unhappy!... He who has not felt the difficulties of his art does nothing that counts. (Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin)

Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - From the Emotion category:

One makes use of pigments, but one paints with one's feelings. (Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Ability category:

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)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Aging category:

Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Belief category:

He who will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Brother/Sisterhood category:

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. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Creativity category:

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)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Difficulty category:

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)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Earth category:

- b.1881 d.1955...
We only have to look around us to see how complexity and psychic temperature are still rising: and rising no longer on the scale of the individual but now on that of the planet. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Energy category:

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Evolution category:

Blessed be you, mighty matter, irresistible march of evolution, reality ever newborn; you who, by constantly shattering our mental categories, force us to go ever further and further in our pursuit of the truth. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Fire category:

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)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Friendship category:

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Humanity category:

We are one, after all, you and I. Together we suffer, together exist, and forever will recreate each other. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Love category:

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)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Opportunity category:

Those who spread their sails in the right way to the winds of the earth will always find themselves born by a current toward the open seas. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Satisfaction category:

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)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Seeing category:

The whole life lies in the verb seeing. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Spirituality category:

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Spirituality category:

By means of all created things, without exception, 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. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Spirituality category:

He awaits us in every instant in our action, in the work of the moment. There is a sense in which He is at the tip of my pen, my spade, my brush, my needle - of my heart and of my thought. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Universe category:

The universe as we know it is a joint product of the observer and the observed. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - From the Worth category:

Do not forget that the value and interest of life is not so much to do conspicuous things... as to do ordinary things with the perception of their enormous value. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)