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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence, as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
Religious fanatics want people to switch off their own minds, ignore the evidence, and blindly follow a holy book based upon private 'revelation'.
Some photographers take reality... and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
Theology made no provision for evolution. The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?
E. O. Wilson
I grew up with a lot of Muslim friends, and the whole idea of revelation has been a lifelong interest of mine.
People need revelation, and then they need resolution.
No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the moment you found out you were black. That's a profound revelation. The minute you find that out, something happens. You have to renegotiate everything.
Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one's own character to himself.
What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you - what a revelation.
Emile M. Cioran
The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.
Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.
Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things.
A true servant of God will never teach a false doctrine. He will never deny new revelation. He never will tell you that the canon of scripture is full, or that the New Testament is the last revelation ever intended to be given to man.
The best part of touring, still, is touching people's hearts and igniting my band and igniting the people into what you call a spiritual revelation is sound and emotion.
When you become a parent, you look at your parents differently. You look at being a child differently. It's an awakening, a revelation that you have.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Painting is not for me either decorative amusement, or the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation.
What came to me as a revelation was the use of rhythm in developing an overall structure in music.
Faith in God's revelation has nothing to do with an ideology which glorifies the status quo.
The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.
Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
William Ellery Channing
In what way can a revelation be made but by miracles? In none which we are able to conceive.
William S. Paley
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