The manifestation of the sacred ontologically founds the world.
The Experience of Sacred Space makes possible the "founding of the world": where the sacred Manifests itself in space, the real unveils itself, the world comes into existence.
When the sacred manifests itself in any hierophany, there is not only a break in the homogeneity of space; there is also revelation of an absolute reality, oposed to the nonreality of the vast surrounding expanse.
Meanwhile, fears of universal disaster sank to an all time low over the world.
A creation implies a superabundance of reality, in other words an irruption of the sacred into the world.
Within the sacred precints the profane is transcended. On the most archaic levels of culture this posibility of transcendence is expressed by various "images of an opening"; here, in the sacred enclosure, communication with gods is made possible; hence there must be a door to the world above, by which the gods cand descend to earth and man can symbolically ascend to heaven.
By space the universe encompasses me and swallows me up like an atom; by thought I comprehend the world.
Man is always inclined to regard the small circle in which he lives as the center of the world and to make his particular, private lifethe standard of the universe and to make his particular, private life the standard of the universe. But he must give up this vain pretense, this petty provincial way of thinking and judging.
Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
The sacred reveals absolute reality and at the same time makes orientation possible; hence it founds the world in the sense that it fixes the limits and establishes the order of the world.
Man becomes aware of the sacred because it manifests itself, shows itself, as something wholly different from the profane.
For religious man every world is a sacred world.
Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
When we race in London a world record will be the last thing on our minds.
I have seen how the foundations of the world are laid, and I have not the least doubt that it will stand a good while.
Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see only night.
My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.
That is a Medieval way of drawing history, in which they do not respect the law and want the rest of the world to respect the law. That's not possible.
The University brings out all abilities, including incapability.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
We learned the value of research in World War II.
The Beatles saved the world from boredom.
The author, in his work, must be like God in the Universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere.
Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.