Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.
We often need to lose sight of our priorities in order to see them.
Nature is a revelation of God; Art a revelation of man.
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Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.
There is one evident, indubitable manifestation of the Divinity, and that is the laws of right which are made known to the world through Revelation.
The revelation of Thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
For me, it was a revelation. There, was revealed a completely different Anne to the child that I had lost. I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and feelings.
Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy
Since it is the Other within us who is old, it is natural that the revelation of our age should come to us from outside --from others. We do not accept it willingly.
They come into being not through demonstration but through revelation, through the medium of powerful personalities.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds.
It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes;
and there shall be nor more death, neither sorrow nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. Revelation
Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things.
Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time.
Theology made no provision for evolution.
The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?
Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal truths that are indispensable to salvation, of no revealed religion in the sense in which that term is usually understood.
True, there are architects so called in this country, and I have heard of one at least possessed with the idea of making architectural ornaments have a core of truth, a necessity, and hence a beauty, as if it were a revelation to him. All very well perhaps from his point of view, but only a little better than the common dilettantism.
To be worth making at all a journey has to be made in the mind as much as in the world of objects and dimensions. What value can there be in seeing or experiencing anything for the first time unless it comes as a revelation? And for that to happen, some previously held thought or belief must be confounded, or enhanced, or even transcended. What difference can it make otherwise to see a redwood tree, a tiger, or a humming bird?
Dream is not a revelation. If a dream affords the dreamer some light on himself, it is not the person with closed eyes who makes the discovery but the person with open eyes lucid enough to fit thoughts together. Dream --a scintillating mirage surrounded by shadows --is essentially poetry.
He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted -- and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone.
Often quoted in forms that correspond only loosely to Hugo's original words, for example: No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come. An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of a revelation.
Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week.
Make your creed simply and broadly out of the revelation of God, and you will keep it to the end.
Poetry has to be something more than a conception of the mind.
It has to be a revelation of nature. Conceptions are artificial. Perceptions are essential.
That the outer man is a picture of the inner, and the face an expression and revelation of the whole character, is a presumption likely enough in itself, and therefore a safe one to go on; borne out as it is by the fact that people are always anxious to see anyone who has made himself famous. Photography offers the most complete satisfaction of our curiosity.
My conception of the audience is of a public each member of which is carrying about with him what he thinks is an anxiety, or a hope, or a preoccupation which is his alone and isolates him from mankind; and in this respect at least the function of a play is to reveal him to himself so that he may touch others by virtue of the revelation of his mutuality with them. If only for this reason I regard the theater as a serious business, one that makes or should make man more human, which is to say, less alone.
Indeed many things which we shall not be able to discover either by the experiment of works or by the investigations of reason we shall deserve to be taught by importunate prayer, by the revelation of divine inspiration.
The differences between revolution in art and revolution in politics are enormous. Revolution in art lies not in the will to destroy but in the revelation of what has already been destroyed. Art kills only the dead.
He has the common feeling of his profession.
He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation.
In a symbol there is concealment and yet revelation: here therefore, by silence and by speech acting together, comes a double significance. In the symbol proper, what we can call a symbol, there is ever, more or less distinctly and directly, some embodiment and revelation of the Infinite; the Infinite is made to blend itself with the Finite, to stand visible, and as it were, attainable there. By symbols, accordingly, is man guided and commanded, made happy, made wretched.
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion.
Because I had children relatively late - in my 40s rather than in my 20s - it wasn't anything I ever knew that I would do. It kind of happened to me: I met the right woman and we had children. It was a revelation because it suddenly makes me realize, 'Oh, I get it. Now I know what to do with the rest of my life.'
I did not come here to repeat what you already know.
I have come to reveal something new. I want to share with you a new revelation from God.
The auctioneer is talking for both people, and that's the big revelation about, 'Oh, that's what they're doing.' They're just doing it very fast, so you could kind of miss on that. He's speaking for you, because people in the crowd don't have a voice, so that's what really makes it compelling.
The Death of Advertising? I think that's in the book of Revelation.
It's the day when people everywhere become satisfied with their weight, their hair, their skin, their wardrobe, and their aroma.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one's own character to himself.
Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.
The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.
Some photographers take reality... and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
I'm a very recent convert to the gay scene.
I went to a party a couple of years ago and met a very nice man who took me under his wing and started taking me out to clubs. It was a revelation.
In what way can a revelation be made but by miracles? In none which we are able to conceive.
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you - what a revelation.
Painting is not for me either decorative amusement, or the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation.
I can understand why Christians call us heretics.
But most important, who will God call a heretic? From God's point of view, my revelation is deeply orthodox.