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Quotes About Absolute

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Ayn Rand
“The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world. Reality is an absolute, existence is an absolute, a speck of dust is an absolute and so is a human life. Whether you live or die is an absolute. Whether you have a piece of bread or not, is an absolute. Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.

There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil. The man who is wrong still retains some respect for truth, if only by accepting the responsibility of choice. But the man in the middle is the knave who blanks out the truth in order to pretend that no choice or values exist, who is willing to sit out the course of any battle, willing to cash in on the blood of the innocent or to crawl on his belly to the guilty, who dispenses justice by condemning both the robber and the robbed to jail, who solves conflicts by ordering the thinker and the fool to meet each other halfway. In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win. In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit. In that transfusion of blood which drains the good to feed the evil, the compromise is the transmitting rubber tube.”
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Objection, evasion, joyous distrust, and love of irony are signs of health; everything absolute belongs to pathology.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

Max Planck
“The assumption of an absolute determinism is the essential foundation of every scientific enquiry.”
Max Planck, The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science

Peter Kreeft
“It is reasonable to love the Absolute absolutely for the same reason it is reasonable to love the relative relatively.”
Peter Kreeft, Jesus-Shock

Dejan Stojanovic
“Since nothing is absolute
There is no absolute silence,
Only an appearance
Of temporary peace.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Francis A. Schaeffer
“In passing we should note this curious mark of our age: The only absolute allowed is the absolute insistence that there is no absolute”
Francis A. Schaeffer

Jeff Lindsay
“Anytime somebody is absolutely certain about something, they are almost always absolutely wrong”
Jeff Lindsay

Dejan Stojanovic
“Everything and nothing are the same in the Absolute.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Emil Cioran
Magnificat de Bach. Remué jusqu'aux larmes. Il est impossible que ce qui s'y exprime n'ait qu'une réalité subjective. L'« âme » doit être de la même essence que l'absolu. Et c'est le Vedânta qui a raison.”
Emil Cioran, Notebooks

Harry Shearer
“If absolute power corrupts absolutely,
does absolute powerlessness make you pure?”
Harry Shearer

Dejan Stojanovic
“Deceit dispels the boredom of the Absolute.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

“I look through the cage...an absolute beauty of yours...”
Ankur Kumar Shah

Scott Hastie
“Such is true joy’s absolute certainty,
Its slow lit fuse that burns holes
In the shabby shroud of death forever.”
Scott Hastie

Balajinnatha Pandita
“Theistic absolutism and realism are the basic ontological principles of Kashmir Shaivism. In this philosophy everything that exists is real, and yet is spiritual as well, because everything is the manifestation of an absolute reality, described as pure, eternal, and infinite Consciousness. According to the ancient authors of this philosophy, the essential features of Consciousness are Its infinite, divine, and joyful vitality, and the inclination to manifest Its powers of creation, preservation, dissolution, obscuration, and revelation. The vibrant, creative quality is the divine essence of God. Consciousness is also described as luminous. It illuminates Itself and is always aware of Itself and everything within It.

The ancient masters refer in various ways to this One creative force out of which everything emerges. It is known most commonly as the Ultimate, Absolute Reality, Consciousness, Paramasiva, and God. Yet, according to Kashmir Shaivism, Paramasiva cannot be fully described or clearly thought over because, being infinite in nature, He cannot be confined to any thinking or speaking ability. No words can fully describe Him, no mind can correctly think about Him, and no understanding can perfectly understand Him. This is His absoluteness, and Kashmir Shaivism considers this absoluteness to be one of His key attributes. Because the Absolute cannot be fathomed with the intellect or through ordinary logical reasoning and philosophical speculation, the ancient masters relied on revelation (darsana) in deep yogic states to arrive at their understanding and truths of Reality. Working from the foundation of absolute non-dualism, they discovered Paramasiva within their own consciousness; looking within they found the Whole. They were able to transcend the ordinary limited vision of the individual self, and to discover the universal Self. Since this Self of each individual is claimed to be none other than the Absolute, and because God and the Self are understood as one, this philosophy is truly theistic.

— B. N. Pandit, Specific Principles of Kashmir Shaivism (3rd ed., 2008), p. 15–16.”
Balajinnatha Pandita, Specific Principles of Kashmir Saivism

David Cronenberg
“Reality is neurology, and is not absolute.”
David Cronenberg, Consumed

Max Planck
“We cannot rest and sit down lest we rust and decay. Health is maintained only through work. And as it is with all life so it is with science. We are always struggling from the relative to the absolute.”
Max Planck, Where is Science Going?

Dejan Stojanovic
“Absolute is a game with only one player where Absolute forgets itself so it would have a reason to fulfill the motion while returning.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Criss Jami
“Part of God's work in his people is synchronizing the heart and the mind thus providing freedom from the deceit of emotion-based beliefs. Emotions are changing while truth is absolute. They don't believe simply because it sounds good, or deep, beautiful, happy, fun, cool, simple, or intelligent to them; but because it's true.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“…even in worst from worst and bad things, in opposite, makes something good. There is no absolute. (almost)
Probable only one thing,
at less the word.”
VicDo

Paul Russell
“If I’ve learned one thing, it’s that the unfortunate thing about life is that everything’s mixed. There’s no absolute good and there’s no absolute evil. There’s just a lot of confusion.”
Paul Russell, The Coming Storm

Israelmore Ayivor
“Live on no complex dreams... When the meaning of what you want to do isn't clear, it means there is absolutely no meaning! Simplicity with curiosity is the lap on which success rests!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

“As if the uncertainty is an absolute certainty.”
Faizan Ahmad Zargar

Balajinnatha Pandita
“[T]his philosophy [of Kashmir Shaivism] posits a transcendental Absolute that is theistic in nature. This Absolute is not some separate divine source, but is identical with the Self of every being. Nor is It just some inert, Self-absorbed form of Consciousness. It is vibrant, luminous, Self-aware, and above all, creative.

— B. N. Pandit, Specific Principles of Kashmir Shaivism (3rd ed., 2008), p. 19.”
Balajinnatha Pandita, Specific Principles of Kashmir Saivism

“The Biggest and Smallest are the same in the Absolute.”
Khalid Masood

“Absolute freedom means absolute lawlessness.”
Sunday Adelaja

“Smallest and biggest are the same in the absolute.”
Khalid Masood

“Shalom...
The Holy Bible is Our Absolute.
The Holy Bible Boldly declares that Yeshua Ha-Mashiach ,The Lord Jesus Christ is The Son of GOD.”
Errol Anthony Smythe

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