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  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    A transcendent being can be any miracle.
  • Bo Burnham
    Bo Burnham
    American comedian, musician, actor and poet 1990-
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    At once I feel that comedy is this amazing sort of transcendent thing, and I'm also open to the fact that maybe it's just an evolutionary hiccup, something that upright apes do in their free time.
  • Armistead Maupin
    Armistead Maupin
    American writer 1944-
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    Being in love is the only transcendent experience.
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
    American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
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    Despite fearful rhetoric to the contrary, terrorism is not a transcendent threat. A terrorist attack cannot possibly destroy our country's way of life; it's only our reaction to that attack that can do that kind of damage.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
  • Arthur Peacocke
    Arthur Peacocke
    English Anglican theologian and biochemist 1924-2006
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    Humanity could only have survived and flourished if it held social and personal values that transcended the urges of the individual, embodying selfish desires - and these stem from the sense of a transcendent good.
  • Adam Arkin
    Adam Arkin
    American actor 1956-
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    We all look to have transcendent experiences that lift us out of the everyday, and fear is a good one. But, I think it's the same reason why people want to laugh their heads off.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
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    What gave transcendent importance to the aggressiveness of power was the fact that its natural prey, its necessary victim, was liberty, or law, or right.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. III, POWER AND LIBERTY A THEORY OF POLITICS, p
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Worship is transcendent wonder.
  • Bill Moyers
    Bill Moyers
    American journalist 1934-
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    The most fundamental liberal failure of the current era: the failure to embrace a moral vision of America based on the transcendent faith that human beings are more than the sum of their material appetites, our country is more than an economic machine, and freedom is not license but responsibility.
    Source: For Americas Sake, speech 12 December 2006, Moyers on Democracy
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