Youre here: Home » Famous Quotes » Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Quotes


» Famous Quotes Home

» Quote Topics

» Author Nationalities

» Author Types

» Popular Searches

 Browse authors:

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Quotes

Page 1 of 1
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
May 1, 1881 - April 10, 1955
Nationality: French
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: French Philosopher

In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened.


The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.

    Topics: Friendship

We are one, after all, you and I. Together we suffer, together exist, and forever will recreate each other.


Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.


Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world... Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis.


It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.


Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.


He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.


Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.


We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.


Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation.


The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's self to others.


Love alone can unite living beings so as to complete and fulfill them... for it alone joins them by what is deepest in themselves. All we need is to imagine our ability to love developing until it embraces the totality of men and the earth.


Privacy Policy
Copyright © 1999-2008 All rights reserved.