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The mind of man has perplexed itself with many hard questions. Is space infinite, and in what sense? Is the material world infinite in extent, and are all places within that extent equally full of matter? Do atoms exist or is matter infinitely divisible?
James C. Maxwell
Our epoch is a time of tragic collision between matter and spirit and of the downfall of the purely material world view.
I would say I was still a Marxist - which is not to be confused with being a Communist. Despite its flaws, Marxism still seems to explain the material world better than anything else.
Seeking can become stressful when you apply the same laws that you apply in the material world - hard work, exacting plans, driving ambition, and attachment to outcome.
Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
Without question, the material world and your everyday needs distract you from living meaningfully.
Menachem Mendel Schneerson
We live in a material world. I'm not saying that beautiful things don't enhance our lives. But, in our culture, we're never happy.
There are two worlds we live in: a material world, bound by the laws of physics, and the world inside our mind, which is just as important.
But I deal with this meditating and by understanding I've been put on the planet to serve humanity. I have to remind myself to live simply and not to overindulge, which is a constant battle in a material world.
Despite its flaws, Marxism still seems to explain the material world better than anything else.
I have always believed that the material world is governed by nonmaterial sources, so that in that sense 'English Music' is an exercise in the spiritual as well as the material. I have always been attracted to the Gothic and spiritual imagination, and I've always been interested in visionaries.
The beauty of existence is that we get past the superficialities and material world and hopefully move into - lord - hopefully a bit of depth.
Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
Modern scientific knowledge appeared piecemeal. Historians wrote about human history; physicists tackled the material world; and biologists studied the world of living organisms. But there were few links between these disciplines, as researchers focused on getting the details right.
It does not appear to me to be open to question that there is in the soul of man a nature and an order obtaining in it as permanent and universal as in the material world.
George Edward Woodberry
Well, we're living in a material world, and I'm a material girl... or boy.
We see things in this material world, wherein our bodies dwell, only because our mind through its attention lives in another world, only because it contemplates the beauties of the archetypal and intelligible world which Reason contains.
Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding it in all its relations to daily life and action.
Ellen Swallow Richards
In the Pythagorean system, thinking about numbers, or doing mathematics, was an inherently masculine task. Mathematics was associated with the gods, and with transcendence from the material world; women, by their nature, were supposedly rooted in this latter, baser realm.
We live in a material world, not a dramatic one. And truth resides not in melodrama, but in the precise measure of material things.
Through a long and painful process, I've learned that happiness is an inside job - not based on anything or anyone in the outer material world. I've become a different and better person - not perfect, but still a work in progress.
I really enjoy when I'm asked questions that leap from the physical world and the material world into our hearts.
I can't see any great evidence that humans have any ability to access anything other than the material world. Beyond that, who knows, but there's no good evidence that would take me to any particular belief.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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