Quotes of Encompass

“ It also is true that some ideas naturally work themselves out over a longer period of time than a single human life can encompass. ”

- James Gunn

“ Love... It surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be. ”

- Khalil Gibran

“ The real question is not whether machines think but whether men do. The mystery which surrounds a thinking machine already surrounds a thinking man. ”

- B. F. Skinner

“ People who are subject to tolling would rather pay a little more at the pump than go through the entire process that tolling encompasses. ”

- Don Young

“ The piano's world encompasses glass-nerved virtuosi and stomping barrel-housers in fedoras; it is a world of pasture and storm, of perfumed smoke, of liquid mathematics. ”

- Kenneth Miller

“ The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations. ”

- Aung San Suu Kyi

“ Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like flies on a summer day. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ He has the manner of a giant with the look of a child, a lazy activeness, a mad wisdom, a solitude encompassing the world. ”

- Jean Cocteau

“ We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny. ”

- Catherine Booth

“ Training is all-encompassing and should be related to everything a unit does, or can have happen to it. ”

- Arthur Collins

“ One is as one is, and the love that can't encompass both is a poor sort of love. ”

- Marya Mannes

“ It is not enough for me to ask question; I want to know how to answer the one question that seems to encompass everything I face: What am I here for? ”

- Abraham J. Heschel

“ The way living systems return to balance is by continually expanding to encompass more of whole. While fear may cause us to constrict, separate to or withdraw, this is not path the healing and balance. It is courage and love that guide us to step out and meet and befriend what we fear, to take it inside of ourselves, and learn from it in order to transform and heal ourselves. ”

- Joel Levey and Michelle Levey

“ Great love — the kind that illumines and transforms us — always includes a keen awareness of limitation as well. Though love may inspire us to expand and develop in new ways, we can never be all things to the one we love, or someone other than who we are… ”

- John Welwood

“ This is the reality we live: aspiring to be at our best, longing for and sometimes finding meaning and connection within ourselves and with that which is larger the ourselves, we are undone by messy bathrooms, traffic jams, and burnt toast. I am not interested in a spirituality that cannot encompass my humanness. ”

- Oriah Mountain Dreamer
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