Quotation Explorer - 'Sublime'

The world is filled with love-play, from animal lust to sublime compassion. - Alan W. Watts
The surest way to suppress our ability to understand the meaning of God and the importance of worship is to take things for granted...Indifference to the sublime wonder of living is the root of sin. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
Breathtaking, splendid, wondrous, sublime, all those words describe you, exactly as you are. You are a work of art! Enjoy your beauty! - Amy Leigh Mercree
Feeling grateful is good; showing appreciation to those you feel grateful to is sublime. - Andy Lacroix
One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have is to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick. - Rabbi Harold Kushner
Sublime moments refracted,Even if only for seconds,Caught forever in your soul. - Scott Hastie
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We need people who dive deep, dream and dare do. We need people able to grasp the sublime and, therefore, that which is universally true for all. We need them to reclaim our humanity. - Yasmine Sherif (The Case for Humanity: An Extraordinary Session)
My object all sublime I shall achieve in time... - W. S. Gilbert
In order to approach a creation as sublime as the Bhagavad-Gita with full understanding it is necessary to attune our soul to it. - Rudolf Steiner
Don't wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty.Chocolate isn't like premarital sex. It will not make you pregnant.And it always feels good. - Lora Brody
No sublime wisdom asks to be worshipped or served; the greatest and the most honourable masters are those who refuse to have slaves! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Ellos, los escritores, eran pródigos como reyes y estaban llenos de ideales ambiciosos y fantásticos delirios. Era una existencia entre el cielo y la tierra, metida en las tormentas, algo sublime - Gustave Flaubert
While I know that the beautiful, the spiritual, and the sublime are today suspect, I have begun to stop resisting the constant urge to deny that beauty has a valid right to exist in contemporary art.
The deepest and most sublime hatred is a hatred which creates ideals and transforms values—something whose like has never been seen on earth - Fredrich Nietzsche
But when on shore, & wandering in the sublime forests, surrounded by views more gorgeous than even Claude ever imagined, I enjoy a delight which none but those who have experienced it can understand - If it is to be done, it must be by studying Humboldt. - Charles Darwin
Dusk At The CountrysideThe fire-glow greetsthe ingress of nightfalland thenceforth, over the sublime specter, argent stars convene. - Tara Estacaan
I do not have a home.I swing on a continuum between ridiculous and sublime. - Amit K Ghosh
For in all legends men have thought of women as sublime separately but horrible in a herd. - G. K. Chesterton
No hay nada más sublime en la vida que dar, y cuanto más das, más recibes, y esa es la felicidad que uno tiene, con la que cuenta, y es mucha. Ahí reside el auténtico sentido, todo el sentido. - José Antonio Abreu
How great are the advantages of solitude! -- How sublime is the silence of nature's ever-active energies? There is something in the very name of wilderness, which charms the ear, and soothes the spirit of man. There is religion in it. - Estwick Evans
Whether God exists or does not exist, He has come to rank among the most sublime and useless truths. - Denis Diderot
Observing Subjectively; Objecting subjection's intimately. The Sublime from the relaxed state of awe, hatches the state of beauty which flows through.As Above So Below,As Within So Without,The Monad of Experience. - Kevin John Kull
Neither man or nation can exist without a sublime idea. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Transcend the terrestrial; surpass the celestial, from nature’s hands when you receive the sublime pleasures of dance. - Shah Asad Rizvi
In this sublime hour, therefore, He calls all His children to the pulpit of the Cross, and every word He says to them is set down for the purpose of an eternal publication and an undying consolation. - Fulton J. Sheen
The highest activities of consciousness have their origins in physical occurrences of the brain just as the loveliest melodies are not too sublime to be expressed by notes. - W. Somerset Maugham
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean. - Socrates
From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step.
Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Elegance is a glowing inner peace. Grace is an ability to give as well as to receive and be thankful. Mystery is a hidden laugh always ready to surface! Glamour only radiates if there is a sublime courage & bravery within: glamour is like the moon; it only shines because the sun is there. - C. JoyBell C.
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