Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Quotes

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Born: May 1, 1881, Orcines, France
Birth Country: France
Died: New York, New York, USA, April 10, 1955
Occupation: Academic

1.
In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

2.
It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

3.
Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

4.
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

5.
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

6.
The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

7.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

8.
You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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