Levels Of Life Quotes by Michael Behe, Manly Hall, Louis Farrakhan, Thomas Merton, Julian Barnes, Henry David Thoreau and many others.
In private many scientists admit that science has no explanation for the beginning of life… Darwin never imagined the exquisitely profound complexity that exists even at the most basic levels of life.
There are many levels of life which we cannot see and know, yet which certainly exist. There is a larger world, vast enough to include immortality…. Our spiritual natures belong to this larger world … If death is apparently an outward fact, immortality is an inner certainty.
Too many of us live on the horizontal, vain level of life: We want to acquire more and more things; we want the material blessings of life and we are neglecting the elevated state of existence! And that’s why God said of Abraham he was neither a Christian nor a Jew, he was a Muslim: he was an upright man.
To enter into the realm of contemplation one must in a certain sense die: but this death is in fact the entrance to a higher life. It is a death for the sake of life, which leaves behind all that we can know or treasure as life, as thought, as experience, as joy, as being.
Every love story is a potential grief story.
You put together two things that have not been put together before. And the world is changed.
There are as many strata at different levels of life as there are leaves in a book. When on the higher levels we can remember the lower levels, but when on the lower we cannot remember the higher.
On every level of life, from housework to heights of prayer, in all judgment and efforts to get things done, hurry and impatience are sure marks of the amateur.
Life is difficult for everyone, everyone has bad days. Everyone has trouble in their life, because it doesn’t matter how rich you are: Sickness and trouble and worry and love, these things will mess with you at every level of life.
Water always seeks the easiest path, the common level of life.
Because love is the meeting point of truth and magic. Truth, as in photography; magic, as in ballooning.
In every physical action, unless it is purely mechanical, there is concealed some inner action, some feelings. This is how the two levels of life in a part are created, the inner and the outer. They are intertwined. A common purpose brings them together and reinforces the unbreakable bond.