I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.
Death is the last enemy: once we’ve got past that I think everything will be alright.
Alice Thomas Ellis
Death is the tyrant of the imagination.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation.
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
R. Buckminster Fuller
There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.
Robert Wilson Lynd
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.