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Edwin Hubbel Chapin
American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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.
American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
A transcendent being can be any miracle.
American comedian, musician, actor and poet 1990-
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.
American writer 1944-
Being in love is the only transcendent experience.
American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
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.
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
English Anglican theologian and biochemist 1924-2006
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.
American actor 1956-
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.
American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
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
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
Worship is transcendent wonder.
American journalist 1934-
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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