Many / One
A database of 11,000+ illuminated guiding quotations in 40 categories from 600+ inspired books by our most brilliant and influential authors.
Compiled by JoAnn Kite
|1||"The human spirit is oriented toward the cosmos, the ground of being is the universe."|
|2||"The word disappears, the poetry is gone, but the imaginal form persists within the mind and works on the soul."|
|3||"As the holy man and visionary Black Elk stood on the summit of Harney Peak, he had a mystical perception of the universe, a cosmos of harmony and balance transcending all polarities: 'Then I was standing on the highest mountain of them all, and round about beneath me was the whole hoop of the world and while I stood there I saw more than I can tell and I understood more than I saw, for I was seeing in a sacred manner the shapes of things in the spirit, and the shape of all shapes, as they must live together like one being.'"|
|4||"In the course of a traditional vision quest associated with a rite of passage, such as we find among many Native American peoples, the neophyte learns that the life he or she is to follow is that of the Holy One."|
|5||"Human beings need not fear death….all life, all consciousness is for all times preserved and is in all ways replenished."|