Rene Guenon quotes

  • The "end of a world" never is and never can be anything but the end of an illusion
    -- Rene Guenon

    #Inspirational #World #Illusion

  • We have in fact entered upon the final phase..., the darkest period of this dark age, the state of dissolution from which there is to be no emerging except through a cataclysm, since it is no longer a mere revival which is required, but a complete renovation.
    -- Rene Guenon

    #Dark #Growth #Age

  • You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.

  • Inspiration may be a form of superconsciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness - I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.

  • Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.

  • Books are totally useless unless you take their advice. If you just keep reading them, thinking "that's so insightful! that changes everything," but never actually doing anything different, then pretty quickly the feeling will wear off and you'll start searching for another book to fill the void.

  • As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.

  • I thought religion would make me live with my head in the clouds, but as often as not, it grounds me in this world.

  • Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.

  • Better the illusions that exalt us than ten thousand truths.

  • Reason may cure illusions, but not suffering.

  • Wherever learning breeds specialists, the sum of human culture is enhanced thereby. That is the illusion and consolation of specialists.