Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.
I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.
If life becomes hard to bear, we think of a change in our circumstances. But the most important and effective change, a change in our own attitude, hardly ever occurs to us, and the resolution to take such a step is very difficult for us.
Certainly it is correct to say: Conscience is the voice of God.
Madness need not be regarded as an illness. Why shouldn't it be seen as a sudden-more or less sudden-change' of character?
To believe in God means to see that life has a meaning.
Piano playing, a dance of human fingers.
If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
When I came home I expected a surprise and there was no surprise for me, so, of course, I was surprised.
To pray is to think about the meaning of life.
If this stone won't budge at present and is wedged in, move some of the other stones round it first.
Religion is ... the calm bottom of the sea at its deepest point, which remains calm however high the waves on the surface may be.
Man has to awaken to wonder-and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.
How hard I find it to see what is right in front of my eyes!
Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
Philosophy is not a theory but an activity.
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.
In order to draw a limit to thinking, we should have to think both sides of this limit.
A new word is like a fresh seed sown on the ground of the discussion.
If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
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