35+ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Quotes About Life, Growth And Spirituality

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quotes will give you peace in hard times.
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In these Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quotes, love, growth, spirituality, and the entire human experience of the world have been beautifully projected.

These Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quotes are a pathfinder for all human beings. The quotes are an epiphanic voice that call from within, every being's inner conscience.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was a French Jesuit priest, a scientist, a paleontologist, a theologian, a philosopher and a teacher, and one of those geniuses who explored life in its truest essence and thereby kept relaying positivity through his words. The man has virtually written on everything from philosophy to palaeontology. These Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quotes are a result of man's mastering of every nook and cranny of human existence, they are truly enlightening. Perhaps this most famous Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quote is "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". Discover this and more in this article!

So, have a great time reading these quotes, we hope they have a calming and serene contemplative impact. If you are looking for more quotes, then check out these [Ludwig Wittgenstein quotes] and [Locke quotes].

The Best Of Pierre Teilhard De Chardin Quotes

These quotes will find you in a positive aura and will make you brood over on the importance of peace in life.

1. "We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

2. "If there were no internal propensity to unite, even at a prodigiously rudimentary level — indeed in the molecule itself — it would be physically impossible for love to appear higher up, with us, in hominized form... "

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

3. "Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come into being."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

4. "The world, this palpable world, which we were wont to treat with the boredom and disrespect with which we habitually regard places with no sacred association for us, is in truth a holy place, and we did not know it. Venite, adoremus."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

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

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

6. "The most empowering relationships are those in which each partner lifts the other to a higher possession of their own being."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

7. "Remain true to yourself, but move ever upward toward greater consciousness and greater love! At the summit you will find yourselves united with all those who, from every direction, have made the same ascent. For everything that rises must converge."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

8. "The true physics is that which will, one day, achieve the inclusion of man in his wholeness in a coherent picture of the world."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

9. "The time has come to realise that an interpretation of the universe—even a positivist one—remains unsatisfying unless it covers the interior as well as the exterior of things; mind as well as matter."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

10. "We are one, after all, you and I, together we suffer, together exist and forever will recreate one another."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

11. "The whole life lies in the verb seeing."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

12. "Research is the highest form of adoration"

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

13. "By virtue of Creation, and still more the Incarnation, nothing here below is profane for those who know how to see."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

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

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

15. "Blessed be you, mighty matter, irresistible march of evolution, reality ever newborn; you who, by constantly shattering our mental categories, force us to go ever further and further in our pursuit of the truth."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, 'Hymn Of The Universe'.

16. "The most telling and profound way of describing the evolution of the universe would undoubtedly be to trace the evolution of love."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

17. "You have told me, O God, to believe in hell. But you have forbidden me to think...of any man as damned."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, 'The Phenomenon Of Man'.

Some More Quotes By Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quotes might make you fall in love with life.

These quotes will not just make you calm but will inspire you to explore the beauty of life.

18. "Being happy is a matter of personal taste."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

19. "By means of all created things, without exception, the divine assails us, penetrates us, and molds us. We imagined it as distant and inaccessible, when in fact we live steeped in its burning layers."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

20. "It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

21. "We are not physical beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a physical experience."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

22. "The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

23. "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."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

24. "I owe the best of myself to geology, but everything it has taught me tends to turn me away from dead things."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

25. "Matter is spirit moving slowly enough to be seen."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

26. "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."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

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

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

28. "There is almost a sensual longing for communion with others who have a large vision. The immense fulfillment of the friendship between those engaged in furthering the evolution of consciousness has a quality impossible to describe."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin Quotes That Are Food For The Soul

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quotes will make you calm.

These quotes are food for thought and for the soul. Have a calming read!

29. "Only God could say what this new spirit gradually forming within you will be. Give Our Lord the benefit of believing that his hand is leading you, and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself in suspense and incomplete."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

30. "And so I think it is with you; your ideas mature gradually—let them grow, let them shape themselves, without undue haste."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

31. "Don’t try to force them on, as though you could be today what time (that is to say, grace and circumstances acting on your own good will) will make of you tomorrow."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

32. "Above all, trust in the slow work of God.

We are quite naturally impatient in everything

to reach the end without delay."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

33. "We should like to skip the intermediate stages. We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

34. "And yet it is the law of all progress that it is made by passing through some stages of instability— and that it may take a very long time."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

35. "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."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

36. "The world is round so that friendship may encircle it."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

37. "Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God."

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Teilhard de Chardin quotes then why not take a look at these [spiritual growth quotes], or transcendentalism quotes too?

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