Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Quotes

Who was Pierre Teilhard de Chardin?

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was a French Jesuit priest, scientist, paleontologist, theologian, philosopher and teacher.

Born May 1, 1881
Died April 10, 1955
Aged 73 years old

Best 8 Quotes by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.”

“It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway.”

“Matter is spirit moving slowly enough to be seen.”

“Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation.”

“The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope.”

“The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's self to others.”

“The universe as we know it is a joint product of the observer and the observed.”

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“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.”

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“It's unlikely that any of those natural hazards will do us in within the next 100 years if we've already survived 100,000. By contrast, we are introducing, through human activity, entirely new types of dangers by developing powerful new technologies. We have no record of surviving those.”

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