Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.
In externals we advance with lightening express speed in modes of thought and sympathy we lumber on in stage-coach fashion.
I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful.
It is then by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy that we can by checking them as we go along and comparing them trace out finally the body that produced them.
Religion is a search for transcendence. But transcendence isn't necessarily sited in an external god which can be a very unspiritual unreligious concept.
There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation which often cry down works and men's own righteousness and.
People who are incapable of having any kind of intimate relationship have to turn to feeling this incredible hunger and void have to turn to some quantifiable external product to make them feel whole.
I've always been interested in the relationship between total external surround culture the political matrix technology etc. and the internal human consciousness.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
An external electric field meeting it and passing through it affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom and pushes the former to one side and the latter in the other direction.
If it is an imperfect word no external circumstance can heighten its value as poetry.
Class struggle: external peace international solidarity peace among peoples. This is the sacred slogan of international socialist democracy that liberates nations.
To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace - or at least a genuine peace - the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood.
Without free self-respecting and autonomous citizens there can be no free and independent nations. Without internal peace that is peace among citizens and between the citizens and the state there can be no guarantee of external peace.
There is a very remarkable inclination in human nature to bestow on external objects the same emotions which it observes in itself and to find every where those ideas which are most present to it.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state and all men of our time are in such a state.
In other words knowledge of the external world begins with an immediate utilisation of things whereas knowledge of self is stopped by this purely practical and utilitarian contact.
And as I have said it's made me think twice about the imagination. If the spirits aren't external how astonishing the mediums become! Victor Hugo said of his voices that they were like his own mental powers multiplied by five.
You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps fatiguing for your imagination but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life make you add to it in external perception.
Wit is the appearance the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity and the witty character of mysticism.
Christmas... is not an external event at all but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart.
Humanity has experienced many revolutionary changes over the course of history: revolutions in agriculture in science industrial production as well as numerous political revolutions. But these have all been limited to the external aspects of our individual and collective lives.
The biggest tab the public picks up for fossil fuels has to do with what economists call 'external costs ' like the health effects of air and water pollution.