The awareness that health is dependent upon habits that we control makes us the first generation in history that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
There we were, hundreds of us lined up, waving at the great man as he tipped his hat to us. And that is the extent of my acquaintance with Albert Einstein.
The truth is - I found myself doing these huge action-adventure movies, and um, and which are cool man. And I really love doing them. And thankfully I haven't had too much dialogue, because if I had I would have really made a mess of it. You know what I mean?
The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless.
When man becomes reconciled to nature, when space becomes his true background, these words and concepts will have lost their meaning, and we will no longer have to use them.
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
The religious man sought to live as near as possible to the "Center of the World".
Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
You cannot have a proud and chivalrous spirit if your conduct is mean and paltry; for whatever a man's actions are, such must be his spirit.
When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
Man lives like a robot: mechanically efficient, but with no awareness.
Man - a being in search of meaning.
Something of the religious conception of the world still persists in the behavior of profane man, although he is not always conscious of his immemorial heritage.
The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.
There's place and means for every man alive.
By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice.
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
The new spirituality will also base itself on a third very large spiritual understanding, which is that life is eternal. Most religious people claim to believe that, but very few people actually live as if that were true.
Meditation simply means a state of no-thought, awareness without the process of thought, just pure, mirror-like awareness, with no thoughts passing in the mind.
Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.