Frithjof Schuon quotes

  • It is impossible to describe a landscape so validly as to exclude all other descriptions, for no one can see the landscape in all its aspects at the same time, and no single view can prevent the existence and validity of other equally possible views.
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Views #Landscape #Impossible

  • ...blessed be the heart who finds its way to the eternal summer. [...to the realisation of eternal gratitude that things aren't worse, because they always can be!]
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Summer #Gratitude #Blessed

  • ...Blessed be the heart who finds its way to the eternal summer. - where grateful happiness is found through understanding that whatever your situation is, it could always be worse, but isn't... and the thought that things could always be better and the bitter unhappiness this creates is discarded!
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Summer #Gratitude #Blessed

  • Ungrateful are those on this earthly road, Who do complain that life is made of tears, That happiness on earth one cannot find, That we are made of sorrows and of fears.
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Gratitude #Ungrateful #Sorrow

  • Spiritual realization is theoretically the easiest thing and in practice the most difficult thing there is. It is the easiest because it is enough to think of God. It is the most difficult because human nature is forgetfulness of God.
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Spiritual #Thinking #Practice

  • We live in an age of confusion and thirst in which the advantages of communication are greater than those of secrecy.
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Communication #Confusion #Age

  • When people want to be rid of Heaven it is logical to start by creating an atmosphere in which spiritual things appear out of place; in order to be able to declare successfully that God is unreal they have to construct around man a false reality, a reality that is inevitably inhuman because only the inhuman can exclude God. What is involved is a falsification of the imagination and so its destruction.
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Spiritual #Reality #Men

  • The truth is, however, that every religion form is superior to the others in a particular respect, and it is this characteristic that in fact indicates the sufficient reason for the existence of that form.
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Facts #Truth Is #Reason

  • The manifestation of Truth is a mystery of Love, just as, conversely, the content of Love is a mystery of Truth.
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Love Is #Mystery #Truth Is

  • That which is lacking in the present world is a profound knowledge of the nature of things.
    -- Frithjof Schuon

    #Profound #World #Lacking