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Pierre Teilhard De Chardin Quotes

(1881-1955), French Christian Mystic, Author

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.

Category: Belief

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

Category: Duty

Evolution is gaining the psychic zones of the world... life, being and ascent of consciousness, could not continue to advance indefinitely along its line without transforming itself in depth. The being who is the object of his own reflection, in consequence, of that very doubling back upon himself becomes in a flash able to raise himself to a new sphere.

Category: Evolution

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.

Category: Friends And Friendship

The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.

Category: Giving

Someday, after mastering winds, waves, tides and gravity, we shall harness the energy of love; and for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.

Category: Love

Love alone can unite living beings so as to complete and fulfill them... for it alone joins them by what is deepest in themselves. All we need is to imagine our ability to love developing until it embraces the totality of men and the earth.

Category: Love

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

Category: Love

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

Category: Oneness

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

Category: Possibilities

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

Category: Spirit And Spirituality