L. P. Jacks Quotes & Wallpapers

L. P. Jacks
Total Quotes: 15


In its essence the Gospel is a call to make the experiment of comradeship, the experiment of fellowship, the experiment of trusting the heart of things, throwing self-care to the winds, in the sure and certain faith that you will not be deserted, forsaken nor betrayed, and that your ultimate interests are perfectly secure in the hands of the Great Companion. This insight is the center, the kernel, the growing point of the Christian religion, which, when we have it, all else is secure, and when we have it not, all else is precarious. L. P. Jacks

Are there not many Arts which, though speechless, express their meanings with perfect adequacy, with satisfaction to the recipient, and serve at the same time as a medium of communication between soul and soul? L. P. Jacks

Philosophy resembles poetry in being an art for enforcing meditation, for driving the mind inwards until it sinks into its Object. L. P. Jacks

Faith is nothing else than reason grown courageous - reason raised to its highest power, expanded to its widest vision. L. P. Jacks

Our intellectual development in the field of science has outstripped our human development in the field of character. L. P. Jacks

The mechanical mind has a passion for control - of everything except itself. Beyond the control it has won over the forces of nature it would now win control over the forces of society of stating the problem and producing the solution, with social machinery to correspond. L. P. Jacks

Among the arts of expression one is suited to this purpose, another to that. It is hard to express movement in stone or rest in music. It is harder still to express permanence in speech. L. P. Jacks

I had been virtually a Unitarian (as I still am) but without knowing it. The experience of being among Unitarians who did know what they were, and attached much importance to it, was entirely novel to me, but I soon fell into their ways and found it easy to go forward on their road, the more so because the other roads became closed to me. L. P. Jacks

Spirit" is matter seen in a stronger light. What else did Malebranche mean when he spoke of "seeing all things in God"? Existence is a mystery because the light of it is inexhaustible. L. P. Jacks

Spirit is matter seen in a stronger light. L. P. Jacks

Speech is insufficient to utter the last things; and this troubles it not, because the last things may be heard speaking for themselves. At last, after long delay the wondering soul gives form to that which is stirring within it and produces its works art and song and mighty deeds. L. P. Jacks

The mechanical mind has a passion for control - of everything except itself. L. P. Jacks

A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between work and play. L. P. Jacks

No one will know what you mean by saying that 'God is love' unless you act it as well. L. P. Jacks

Spirit is matter seen in a stronger light. What else did Malebranche mean when he spoke of seeing all things in God? Existence is a mystery because the light of it is inexhaustible. L. P. Jacks



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