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American philosopher 1842-1910
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
Russian writer 1890-1960
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.
British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
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.
American Minister, Poet 1835-1893
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.
Scottisch spiritual teacher 1917-2006
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.
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 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.
Irish writer and novelist 1934-2006
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
American psychologist 1908-1970
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
American poet 1819-1892
Nature is a revelation of God; Art a revelation of man.
American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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.
English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
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
French authoress and philosopher 1908-1986
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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