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A Treasury of Philosophy, Vol. 1
Dagobert D. Runes, editor

1 "How can anyone, whose life is centered in the primal source of love, indulge in enmity or even indifference to those who are objects of the divine love equally with himself?" Shadworth Hollway Hodgson (1832-1912)

2 "Life as a whole is, in its essential, substantial relations, throughout of a divine nature." Ludwig Feuerbach (1804-1872), German philosopher

3 "We have the innate need of harmony in the moral relations; this is our glory, and the stamp of the Divine upon our nature." Felix Adler (1851-1933), founder of the American Ethical Union

4 "Substance is one." Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888), American Transcendentalist lecturer and writer

5 "All of our souls are but one soul." Johannes Scotus Eriugena (ca. 815-877), translator and philosopher

6 "All this that we see in this great Universe is pervaded by God." Ishopanishad

7 "Man is formed eternally in the divine mind." Johannes Scotus Eriugena (ca. 815-877), translator and philosopher

8 "Homer correctly stated: 'The will of Zeus is done', referring to the fate and nature of the universe by which all things are governed." Chrysippus (ca. 280-207 bce), Stoic philosopher

9 "Language, myth, art, and religion are parts of this universe. They are the varied threads which weave the symbolic net, the tangled web of human experience. All human progress in thought and experience refines upon and strengthens this net." Ernst Cassirer (1874-1945)

10 "God is in every human being; nothing is apart from God." Dagobert Runes

11 "All life is eternal; there is no other." Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888), American Transcendentalist lecturer and writer

12 "In everything there is a portion of everything." Anaxagoras (ca. 500-428 bce), Greek philosopher

13 "Epictetus taught that reason governed the world and was identical with God." Dagobert Runes

14 "Reason quickens dormant springs, frees what is hidden….It presses toward the One that is all." Karl Jaspers (b. 1883), German philosopher

15 "Nothing is isolated…the parts live in and through their relation to the whole." James Edwin Creighton (1861-1924)

16 "Love….is in itself divine." Ludwig Feuerbach (1804-1872)

17 "Cosmic reason operates within the soul of man." Dagobert Runes

18 "Language furnishes consciousness with an immaterial body in which to incarnate itself." Henri Bergson (1859-1941), professor at College de France

19 "Everything interpenetrates." Henri Bergson (1859-1941), professor at College de France

20 "What more can a man want to learn than this, that the one God and Creator and Master of all that lives pervades the Universe?" Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948),

21 "The true Heaven wherein God dwells, is all over, in all Places, even in the Midst of the Earth." Jacob Boehme (1575-1624)

22 "The only cause of all created things, whether heavenly or earthy, whether visible or invisible, is the goodness of the Creator, the one true God; and nothing exists but Himself that does not derive its existence from Him." St. Augustine (354-430)

23 "The same kernel of human nature [is] the one thing common to all individuals alike." Shadworth Hollway Hodgson (1832-1912)

24 "God is the spirit of all spirits; the essence of all essences." Francis Xavier von Baader (1765-1841)

25 "Every organ of the human body and every member of human society is producing on behalf of the whole." Moses Hess (1812-1875), Jewish philosopher

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite