Quotes by revelation

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  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    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.
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
    British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
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    As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
  • Phillips Brooks
    Phillips Brooks
    American Minister, Poet 1835-1893
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    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.
  • Eileen Caddy
    Eileen Caddy
    Scottisch spiritual teacher 1917-2006
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    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.
  • Michel Leiris
    Michel Leiris
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    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.
  • Margaret Halsey
    Margaret Halsey
    American writer
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    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.
  • John McGahern
    John McGahern
    Irish writer and novelist 1934-2006
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    I think fiction is a very serious thing, that while it is fiction, it is also a revelation of truth, or facts.
  • 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.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    Marriage is a school itself. Also, having children. Becoming a father changed my whole life. It taught me as if by revelation.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    Nature is a revelation of God; Art a revelation of man.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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    No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the moment you found out you were black. That's a profound revelation. The minute you find that out, something happens. You have to renegotiate everything.
  • Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
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    Religious fanatics want people to switch off their own minds, ignore the evidence, and blindly follow a holy book based upon private 'revelation'.
  • Simone de Beauvoir
    Simone de Beauvoir
    French authoress and philosopher 1908-1986
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    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.
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