quote by Alain LeRoy Locke

All classes of people under social pressure are permeated with a common experience; they are emotionally welded as others cannot be. With them, even ordinary living has epic depth and lyric intensity, and this, their material handicap, is their spiritual advantage.

— Alain LeRoy Locke

Colorful Permeating quotations

The presence of an active, energetic, successful man, or set of men, in a place, will permeate the place with positive vibrations that will stimulate all who abide there.


The notion of education through handicrafts rises from the contemplation of truth and love permeating life's activities.

Once upon a time, I thought faeries lived only in books, old folktales, and the past. That was before they burst upon my life as vibrant, luminous beings, permeating my art and my everyday existence, causing glorious havoc.

Truth has always had many loud proclaimers, but the question is whether a person will in the deepest sense acknowledge the truth, allow it to permeate his whole being, accept all its consequences, and not have an emergency hiding place for himself and a Judas kiss for the consequence.

Christmas is not just a day, an event to be observed and speedily forgotten.

It is a spirit which should permeate every part of our lives.


THE TOTALLY AWAKENED warrior can freely utilize all elements contained in heaven and earth. The true warrior learns how to correctly perceive the activity of the universe and how to transform martial techniques into vehicles of purity, goodness, and beauty. A warrior’s mind and body must be permeated with enlightened wisdom and deep calm.

The entire cosmos is one vast burning bush, permeated by the fire of the divine power and glory

The inner light actually comes from the soul;

it is already inside us. The moment we can have free access to our soul, we will see that this light is coming to the fore to permeate our whole outer existence.

If the ego is not regularly and repeatedly dissolved in the unbounded hyperspace of the Transcendent Other, there will always be slow drift away from the sense of self as part of nature’s larger whole. The ultimate consequence of this drift is the fatal ennui that now permeates Western Civilization.

Truth must be dug up from the past and presented to the circle of scholastics in scientific form and then through stories and dramatizations that will permeate our educational system.


What sort of love is permeated by jealousy? You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you.

The spirit of Revolution should always permeate the soul of humanity, so that the reactionary forces may not accumulate to check its eternal onward march

Reality is permeated, indeed flooded, with divine creativity, nourishment, and care.

Feminism is a struggle to end sexist oppression.

Therefore, it is necessarily a struggle to eradicate the ideology of domination that permeates Western culture on various levels.

The key to solving the social problems of our age is to abolish the white race.

Until that task is accomplished, even partial reform will prove elusive, because white influence permeates every issue in U.S. society, whether domestic or foreign.


The essence of meditation is a period of time set aside to contemplate the Lord, listen to Him, and allow Him to permeate our spirits.

Love is the vital essence that pervades and permeates, from the center to the circumference, the graduating circles of all thought and action. Love is the talisman of human weal and woe -the open sesame to every soul.

The Word of God will be to you a bulwark and a high tower, a castle of defense against the foe. Oh, see to it that the Word of God is in you, in your very soul, permeating your thoughts, and so operating upon your outward life, that all may know you to be a true Bible-Christian, for they perceive it in your words and deeds.

The spirit of militarism has already permeated all walks of life.

Indeed, I am convinced that militarism is a greater danger here than anywhere else, because of the many bribes capitalism holds out to those whom it wishes to destroy.

Hatred is the air I breathe. It permeates every cell in my body.


Most organisations have a serial bully.

It never ceases to amaze me how one person's divisive dysfunctional behaviour can permeate the entire organisation like a cancer.

Technology is permeating every single thing we do.

.. And to the extent that we can better expose our young people to all the different ways that technology can be used, not just for video games or toys, we're planning for the future.

There is, I suppose, no occupation in the world which has an influence on the efficiency and happiness of the members of nearly all other occupations so continuous and so permeating as that of the working housewife and mother.

The photographer must be absorbent - like a blotter, allow himself to be permeated by the poetic moment... His technique should be like an animal function... he should act automatically.

If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.


Our self-identification changes with our environment, but sometimes those dark thoughts permeate within us and there are those who are able to fight off those thoughts and others who don't want to fight them, or have just given in for whatever reason and whether they know the darkness they act upon is wrong, they love the darkness.

That word is 'willing.' It's an attitude and spirit of cooperation that should permeate our conversations. It's like a palm tree by the ocean that endures the greatest winds because it knows how to gracefully bend.

Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life.

The excitement of vitamins, nutrition and metabolism permeated the environment.

Wisdom is the oneness of mind that guides and permeated all things.


And let its meaning permeate each day. Whatever comes, This too shall pass away.

Like the air, God's Grace is available to us.

It is permeating every fibre of Being and the Being of the entire universe. When we take our attention to that Being, finer than the finest, then we establish ourselves on the level of God's Grace. Immediately we just enjoy. Life is Bliss!

Enthusiasm glows, radiates, permeates and immediately captures everyone's interest.

We have to get to the Self beyond its physical and mental instrumentalities to realize we are not fragile mortal beings; there is an unbroken link between ourselves and the Beloved Mother of the Universe, the Divine Consciousness flowing through and permeating Infinity.