Evelyn Underhill

Evelyn Underhill

Idealism, though just in its premises, and often daring and honest in their application, is stultified by the exclusive intellectualism of its own methods: by its fatal trust in the squirrel-work of the industrious brain instead of the piercing vision of the desirous heart. It interests man, but does not involve him in its processes: does not catch him up to the new and more real life which it describes. Hence the thing that matters, the living thing, has somehow escaped it; and its observations bear the same relation More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All artist are of necessity in some measure contemplatives.More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It looks impossible until you do it, and then you find it is possible.More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We mostly spend [our] lives conjugating three verbs: to Want, to Have, and to Do... forgetting that none of these verbs have any ultimate significance, except so far as they are transcended by and included in , the fundamental verb, to Be.More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
religion, like beauty, cannot be experienced in cold blood.More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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