thought

A Quote by Earon on thought, library, librarians, liberation, and ideas

Librarians provide sanctuary to ideas, not tombs.

Earon Davis

Source: Earon Davis - gaia.com

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A Quote by Henric C. Jensen on intuition and thought

Intuition is the collected mass of information and knowledge that one has accumulated over the course of one's life coming together in one single ordered thought that relates directly to the input of the moment.

Henric C. Jensen

Source: Dov in Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism - http://groups.gaia.com/is_there_a_god/discussions/view/530678#531315

Contributed by: Dov

A Quote by Bhagavad Gita on concentration, peace, thought, and thinking

For him who has no concentration, there is no tranquility.

Bhagavad Gita

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Micheal Teal on thought, action, spiritual, transformation, evolution, sacred, joy, and creation

The sacred cycle of transformation begins by cultivating life experiences and embracing the evolving human spirit. Meaning, purpose and joy are our birthright and by dancing our sacred dream we create a richly woven tapestry of spiritual thought and action.

Micheal Teal

Source: Micheal Teal - Poet , Philosopher and Shaman

Contributed by: oldman

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on greatness and thought

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Samuel Beckett on questions, curiosity, knowledge, thinking, and thought

And all these questions I ask myself. It is not in a spirit of curiosity. I cannot be silent. About myself I need know nothing. Here all is clear. No, all is not clear. But the discourse must go on. So one invents obscurities. Rhetoric.

Samuel Beckett (1906 - 1989)

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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on thought, fear, thinking, and freedom

Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth - more than ruin - more even than death... Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

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A Quote by Daniel Boorstin on religion, quest, ignorance, thinking, thought, and civilization

Probably no one of us has the True Religion. But all of us together - if we are allowed to be free - are discovering ways of conversing about the great mysteries. The pretense to know all the answers to the deepest mysteries is, of course, the grossest fraud. And any people who declare a Jihad, a holy war on unbelievers - those who do not share their believers' pretended omniscience - are enemies of thinking men and woman and of civilization. I see religion as only a way of asking unanswerable questions, of sharing the joy of a community of quest, and solacing one another in our ignorance.

Daniel Boorstin

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Anthony De Mello on problems, thought, thinking, and mind

Problems only exist in the human mind.

Anthony De Mello

Source: Awareness

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on enlightenment, thought, awakening, mind, and thinking

Enlightenment means rising above thought, not falling back to a level below thought, the level of an animal or a plant. In the enlightened state, you still use your thinking mind when needed, but in a much more focused and effective way than before.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Contributed by: Siona

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