Existence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Existence

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It is a lonely existence to be a child with a disability which no-one can see or understand, you exasperate your teachers, you disappoint your parents, and worst of all you know that you are not just stupid.
~By Susan Hampshire ~


The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.
~By Robert Peel ~


It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.
~By Frederick Buechner ~


I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence.
~By Thomas Erskine ~


I'll remind you all, however, that for government, existence is a privilege, not a right.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
~By Lord Byron ~


The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
~By Milan Kundera ~


Thought is more important than art. To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is.
~By Amiri Baraka ~


Existence itself does not feel horrible; it feels like an ecstasy, rather, which we have only to be still to experience.
~By John Updike ~


Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex organisms like birds, and flowers, and human beings came into existence in the first place.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


The existence of a single atheist does not disprove the existence of God.
~By William F. DeVault ~


So not only can you not imagine dying, you can't really imagine existence before you were born.
~By David Cronenberg ~


The existence of law is one thing; its merit or demerit is another.
~By John Austin ~


Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


The individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.
~By Shirley MacLaine ~


The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
~By George Santayana ~


Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence.
~By O. Henry ~


Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence, that theory must take into account and explain the mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.
~By Arthur Keith ~


No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of freedom versus tyranny.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


If one were to bring ten of the wisest men in the world together and ask them what was the most stupid thing in existence, they would not be able to discover anything so stupid as astrology.
~By David Hilbert ~


Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence, the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities that never were and never will be.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


The greatest writers of this age... are aware of the mystery of our existence.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they believe in something, uses that something to support their own existence.
~By Frank Zappa ~


In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


When the French nation gradually came into existence among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul, a new language was at the same time slowly evolved.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


Research challenges the materialistic understanding of death, according to which biological death represents the final end of existence and of all conscious activity.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


For the word is dialectical in itself and at the same time is integrated into the whole of existence. By this I mean that the word is intended to be lived.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.
~By Carson McCullers ~


Existence is a party. You join after its started and you leave before its finished.
~By Elsa Maxwell ~


Sexual relations, of course, have existed, exist, and will exist. However, this is in no way connected with the indispensability of the existence of the family.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


Whatever is referred to must exist. Let us call this the axiom of existence.
~By John Searle ~


As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
~By Carl Jung ~


Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.
~By Bret Harte ~


The existence is a tremendous curiosity, with in the course of the years, the discovery of yourself in your inmost evolutions. With the age you feel better than you are, what you represent. Which means a little at the planet's scale.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


On embarking to return we could perceive no sign of One Tree Island; and as we swept down towards the sea the leafy top of a tree seen in the clear water under the boat was the only evidence of its existence; though a few hours ago it had formed so prominent an object.
~By George Grey ~


People are afraid of things they don't understand. They don't know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image.
~By Bill Laswell ~


The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal.
~By George Santayana ~


The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society.
~By James F. Cooper ~


I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
~By Robert Burns ~


I'm not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.
~By Quentin Tarantino ~


People from major labels were afraid to go to Black Flag gigs throughout most of the band's existence. They treated our gigs as something threatening. I'm sure that it probably was. They probably had reasons to be scared.
~By Greg Ginn ~


The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
~By Edmund Burke ~


The particular features of the photographic method of detecting atomic particles enabled us to establish the existence of transient forms of matter which had escaped recognition by other methods.
~By Cecil Frank Powell ~


And woven into the fabric of this harsh existence was music.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


The human psyche shows that each individual is an extension of all of existence.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


We have overcome the notion that mathematical truths have an existence independent and apart from our own minds. It is even strange to us that such a notion could ever have existed.
~By James Newman ~


Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its existence.
~By James Bryce ~


But the way people commonly use the word nowadays it means something all of whose parts are mutually interdependent - not only for their mutual action, but for their meaning and for their existence.
~By David Bohm ~


However dark and profitless, however painful and weary, existence may have become, life is not done, and our Christian character is not won, so long as God has anything left for us to suffer, or anything left for us to do.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


Not only is the self entwined in society; it owes society its existence in the most literal sense.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence.
~By Doug Coupland ~


The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement, explain American development.
~By Frederick Jackson Turner ~


If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Our experiments not only proved the existence of a nervous apparatus in the above-mentioned glands, but also disclosed some facts clearly showing the participation of these nerves in normal activity.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


Surely one of the most visible lessons taught by the twentieth century has been the existence, not so much of a number of different realities, but of a number of different lenses with which to see the same reality.
~By Michael Arlen ~


To advocate a New Order was to seek freedom and respect for peoples without prejudice, and to seek a stable basis for the existence all peoples, equally, and free of threats.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


From my own being, and from the dependency I find in myself and my ideas, I do, by an act of reason, necessarily infer the existence of a God, and of all created things in the mind of God.
~By George Berkeley ~


God is creating at every moment of the world's existence in and through the perpetually endowed creativity of the very stuff of the world.
~By Arthur Peacocke ~


The first moments of sleep are an image of death; a hazy torpor grips our thoughts and it becomes impossible for us to determine the exact instant when the "I," under another form, continues the task of existence.
~By Gerard De Nerval ~


My friends never talk to me about my poetry because they're embarrassed that I write it or they're embarrassed by what I write about which are not such extraordinarily terrifying things, but they are the state of human existence.
~By Peter Davison ~


The Cross is the approbation of our existence, not in words, but in an act so completely radical that it caused God to become flesh and pierced this flesh to the quick; that, to God, it was worth the death of his incarnate Son.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


The observant Jew has his own sense of values. Torah Judaism is his blueprint for this life, his target for existence.
~By Meir Kahane ~


Jackson, however, persevered. He joined the Franklin Debating Society, an institution that had been in existence over fifty years, and had enrolled in its membership some of the ablest men in Virginia.
~By Daniel H. Hill ~


The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
~By James Joyce ~


For I never have seen, and never shall see, that the cessation of the evidence of existence is necessarily evidence of the cessation of existence.
~By William De Morgan ~


Sometime during the many millions of years that have elapsed since mammalian faunas came into existence, some sort of island crossed from West Africa to South America.
~By Louis Leakey ~


The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.
~By Charles Ives ~


Those who deny the existence of a supreme being have been turned into second-class citizens by a government that continuously sends messages that 'real Americans' believe in God.
~By Michael Newdow ~


The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


Even before I came to Chicago, I had gotten interested in the existence of dispersion of prices under conditions which economic theory said would yield a single price.
~By George Stigler ~


There is a serious, immediate and extraordinarily grave threat to the continued existence of this country.
~By James Forrestal ~


The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
~By Buddha ~


At no period of our political existence had we so much cause to felicitate ourselves at the prosperous and happy condition of our country.
~By James Monroe ~


Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


I'm sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.
~By Keanu Reeves ~


Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
~By George Santayana ~


As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy, as well as an apparent, perhaps a real, anomaly, some account of it may be of interest.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


However, democracy cannot be defined as the existence of parliaments and elections alone.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


Just as everybody has the vote including women, I think children should, because as a child is conscious of itself then it has to me an existence and has a stake in what happens.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


This planet Earth, the act of putting a roof over our heads, our flesh and blood existence, it's all very temporary.
~By Melissa Auf der Maur ~


Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.
~By John Tyndall ~


With all our mastery over the powers of Nature we have adhered to the view that the struggle for existence is a permanent and necessary condition of life.
~By Frederick Soddy ~


That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe.
~By John Berger ~


Shiva danced the world into existence... that's a very nice thought.
~By Michael Tippett ~


This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification.
~By Herman Hesse ~


We owe our existence to our parents, but we actually didn't have a choice.
~By Leon Kass ~


Wherever modern translations of marked excellence were already in existence efforts were made to secure them for the Library, but in a number of instances copyright could not be obtained.
~By James Loeb ~


Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
~By Auberon Herbert ~


The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there's a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding - that existence is a struggle.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


The Jewish nation is indeed, the heart of the world and there is no reason for the existence of empires, kings, rulers, masses or systems aside from their reaction to the Jewish people.
~By Meir Kahane ~


There's an institution here called the National Sound Archive, and there's a character who works there, Paul Wilson. He takes a very special interest in the history of the music and advised Martin Davidson of the existence of these tapes.
~By Evan Parker ~


The simple fact of existence, of being aware that you are aware; this to me is the most astounding fact.
~By William Hurt ~

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