Huston Smith Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Huston Smith Quotes and Sayings

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    Exclusively oral cultures are unencumbered by dead knowledge, dead facts. Libraries, on the other hand, are full of them. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    First of all, my persuasion is what really breeds violence is political differences. But because religion serves as the soul of community, it gets drawn into the fracas and turns up the heat. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    Human intelligence is a reflection of the intelligence that produces everything. In knowing, we are simply extending the intelligence that comes to and constitutes us. We mimic the mind of God, so to speak. Or better, we continue and extend it. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    I had assumed that Bush's seemingly inflexible policy to support Sharon was for political reasons of his getting elected. But as to whether he really believes his actions are going to hasten the day of the final conflict, I do not know. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    In nature, the emphasis is in what is rather than what ought to be. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    In order to live man must believe in that for which he lives. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    It's often difficult for us to act compassionately, but sacred art eases the difficulty by ennobling us. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    Poetry is a special use of language that opens onto the real. The business of the poet is truth telling, which is why in the Celtic tradition no one could be a teacher unless he or she was a poet. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    Rationalism and Newtonian science has lured us into dark woods, but a new metaphysics can rescue us. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality, and its modern emphasis on justice as well, have historically evolved as religious issues. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    The crisis that the world finds itself in as it swings on the hinge of a new millennium is located in something deeper than particular ways of organizing political systems and economies. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    The modern period adds social ethics to religions agenda, for we now realize that social structures are not like laws of nature. They are human creations, so we are responsible for them. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF
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    The most powerful moral influence is example. Huston Smith | Refcard PDF






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