Quotation Explorer - 'Revelation'

If the path isn't in front of you, you can't choose to walk it." - Viriathus, Revelation - R.P. Miller
Group idea sessions rarely work. Why? Members too busy knocking down insights to hear the tap-tap of revelation - Phillip Gary Smith
The future is all around us, waiting in moments of transition to be born in moments of revelation. No one knows the shape of the future or where it will take us. We know only that it is always born in pain. - J. Michael Straczynski
REVELATION, n. A famous book in which St. John the Divine concealed all that he knew. The revealing is done by the commentators, who know nothing. - Ambrose Bierce
Music is a higher revelation than philosophy. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Why a man has come to this world? To know ‘Who am I’. The revelation of this self-knowledge is continuously running within a human body without his knowledge. This revelation starts from the very birth. - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
What is the meaning of Religion? The revelation of the hidden and unknown power of this human body, and to know that infinite power of this human body is the religion. - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
Self is what makes mind think, but never needs the mind. Self is what makes bodies live, but needs no existence for itself. Self can be realized; not by knowledge but by revelation. - Gian Kumar
The immense distance between God and humanity is the indispensable backdrop to a Christian idea of revelation. To reduce God to the level of human thought and human imagination, so that we can comprehend God, is to lose a sense of the very thing that distinguishes God as God. - A.J. Conyers
Knowledge comes by revelation through the study of the Scriptures - Pedro Okoro
A human being must have an auxiliary means of discovering the truth, a means that exists outside of his own belief or outside any alleged revelation. Otherwise…well, who’s to say he isn’t insane? - Michael Vito Tosto
There is no use being alive if one must work. The event from which each of us is entitled to expect the revelation of his own life’s meaning - that event which I may not yet have found, but on whose path I seek myself - is not earned by work. - André Breton
When you being to awaken to your gifts, a first it can be alarming for the soul to reveal its truth. After some consideration and healthy boundaries the soul mellows and the action and revelation begins. Hold onto your seat, you are in for a wonderful wild ride. - Monika Zands
Poetry is –raw feelings as sunny summer,fiery turmoil as vibrant autumn,daunting revelation as stormy winter,intrepid hope as blooming spring. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
Cease trying to work everything out with your mind. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a Revelation. - Eileen Cady
Education will turn mirrors into windows but it is revelation that will turn cowards into heros - Dr Lloyd Magangeni
Because of course, for every revelation of weakness, there had to be an equal and opposite show of strength. - Jane Casey
Jungian psychology built upon a numinous sandcastle-of-gilded- abstractions, reflects modernity’s transcendental reinstatement of Theosophy into an archetypal, pseudo-scientific conflation of mysticism and shamanic-induced revelation. - Albert Thomas Bifarelli
Time itself is only as real as your own mental discrimination between the revelation and concealment of the one Light. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Beauty, then, is not mere decoration, but rather an essential element of the liturgical action, since it is an attribute of God himself and his revelation. These considerations should make us realize the care which is needed, if the liturgical action is to reflect its innate splendour. - Pope Benedict XVI
No matter the circumstances, I encourage you to go forward with faith and prayer, calling on the Lord. You may not receive any direct revelation. But you will discover, as the years pass, that there has been a subtle guiding of your footsteps in paths of progress and great purpose. - Gordon B. Hinckley
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation. - William James
Whenever that tiny bulb of revelation flashes over your head, it almost always follows a period of uncertainty. These periods are usually dark and distorted, with nary a sliver of light, yet they serve us because they contribute to understanding. - Nichole Beamer
Children accept many things adults will not accept, since the world of a child is a constant revelation without any need for knowledge of cause and effect. ("Miss Esperson") - August Derleth
When we worship, we ascend, when we ascend we gain revelation from God. - Chuck D. Pierce
Since the advent of war many things have happened to him that he could not possibly have imagined. He wonders if this is one of the subliminal reasons men wage war. To increase the daily frequency of surprise and shock. The forerunners of revelation - Glenn Haybittle
(the modern writer’s aim is) general revelation by suggestion (and) making a very tiny part do for a whole. - Seán Ó Faoláin
When you don't know where you are going in life (No Clear Destination), you don't need direction... you need Divine Revelation - Fela Durotoye
[Consciousness] is either inexplicable illusion, or else revelation. - C.S. Lewis
Modern scientific findings harmonize with revelation through the ages. No conflict exists between the gospel and any truth .... All true principles are a part of the gospel of Jesus Christ. There is no principle that we need to fear. - Spencer W. Kimball
The truth came to me-a great revelation, showing me that I have a child to the Jones whole and perfect mind, created to express the health that God with. - Myrtle Filmore
This is the only real revelation that God is only a trick with mirrors, our dark reflection in a glass. - Philip Appleman
But secretly I knew I had been transformed, moved by the revelation that human beings create art, that to be an artist was to see what others could not. - Patti Smith
A true prayer is an inventory of needs, a catalog of necessities, an exposure of secret wounds, a revelation of hidden poverty. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age. - Ambrose Bierce
I’d like to propose to you that revelation is not the product of laborious study, but it is the fruit of friendship with God. - Kris Vallotton
Revelation is God's way of telling humanity that he is afraid of their possibility; the possibility of one day being able to surpass even him. - Lionel Suggs
Don’t just pray, but reach out in prayer to get an understanding of God’s plan, of His revelation and vision for your life. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy - Ludwig van Beethoven
When we find out an Idea, by whose Intervention we discover the Connexion of two others, this is a Revelation from God to us, by the voice of Reason. - John Locke
The Chilcot report is a revelation of injustice under the cloak of Aid. The Chilcot report is a sorry report on the current state of humanity. So the ultimate question here is what are we going to achieve out of the sorry reports when sorry has no meaning in action? - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
The temple is a place of beauty, it is a place of revelation, it is a place of peace. It is the house of the Lord. It is holy unto the Lord. It should be holy unto us. - Howard W. Hunter
No matter how righteous you are, no matter how carefully youcultivate the companionship of the Holy Ghost, there are vast amounts of knowledge which you need to acquireand which you are not going to receive through revelation. - Rex E. Lee
If there is a religious agency in our lives, it has to appear in the manner of our times. Not from on high, but a revelation that hides itself in our culture, it will be ground-level, on the street, it'll be coming down the avenue in the traffic, hard to tell apart from anything else. - E. L. Doctorow, The City of God
To know who you are without any delusions or sympathy is a moment of revelation that no one experiences unscathed. (Brom, Eragon) - Christopher Paolini
Mine would be, "We will stand together, he and I. One in victory, one in shame. Only then can I truly own the power of Halla. How sweet the moment of revelation will be, when he learns that he handed it to me." -SD the Pilgrims of Rayne - D.J. MacHale
[W]hen one has a religious experience, what is 'true' is only that one has had that experience, not that its contents convey anything about reality. To determine that, one needs a way to verify the contents of a revelation, and that means science. - Jerry A. Coyne
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