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Quotes by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

by Jo-Ann Downey

in Inspiration

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) quotes – enjoy!

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

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

“The universe as we know it is a joint product of the observer and the observed.”

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

“The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.”

“Do not forget that the value and interest of life is not so much to do conspicuous things…as to do ordinary things with the perception of their enormous value.”

“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.”

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