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Letter "E" » Existence
«Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.»
«Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of life to lose the reasons for living»
«For all of us who are alive, life is the real issue. Yet so often we judge our existence by the things that happen to us?by whether things are going our way or not. Sometimes we feel strong?strong enough to dictate our future. Sometimes we feel that we can make things happen. Then there are times when we feel totally helpless. But through all the dramas and bumps, there is life. There is the very powerful, very existence of every single human being»
«After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn?t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked?as I am surprisingly often?why I bother to get up in the mornings.»
Author: Richard Dawkins
«Dubito ergo cogito; cogito ergo sum.(I doubt, therefore I think; I think therefore I am)»
«At a given moment, I open my eyes and exist. And before that, for all eternity, what was there? Nothing.»
«Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.»
Author: Orison Swett Marden
, Lake of
, the Crystal
«For if I try to seize this self of which I feel sure, if I try to define and to summarize it , it is nothing but water slipping through my fingers...This very heart which is mine will forever remain indefinable to me.»
«If you could be either God's worst enemy or nothing, which would you choose?»
«In the wild struggle for existance, we want to have something that endures, and so we fill our minds with rubbish and facts, in the silly hope of keeping our place.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
, The Wild