Quotes of Incarnation - somelinesforyou

“ When writers die they become books, which is, after all, not too bad an incarnation. ”

- Jorge Luis Borges

“ Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation... The other eight are unimportant. ”

- Henry Miller

“ If there is reincarnation, I'd like to come back as Warren Beatty's fingertips. ”

- Woody Allen

“ I know I am deathless...We have thus far exhaustedtrillions of winters and summers,There are trillions ahead, andtrillions ahead of them. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ Actually, I have only two things to worry about now: afterlife and reincarnation. ”

- Gail Parent

“ Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation. The other eight are unimportant. ”

- Henry Miller

“ The purpose and cause of the incarnation was that He might illuminate the world by His wisdom and excite it to the love of Himself. ”

- Pierre Abelard

“ The Sacrament of the Eucharist is, of course, one step away from the Incarnation itself, where the thing signified were absolutely one. Symbol and sign and metaphor strain towards this union; Sacrament presents it, but the Incarnation is that perfect union… ”

- Thomas Howard

“ Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love. ”

- Lucinda Franks

“ Sacraments, like the Incarnation itself, constitute physical points at which the eternal touches time, or the unseen touches the seen, or grace touches nature. It is the Gnostics and Manicheans who want a purely disembodied religion. ”

- Thomas Howard

“ The sight of a Black nun strikes their sentimentality; and, as I am unalterably rooted in native ground, they consider me a work of primitive art, housed in a magical color; the incarnation of civilized, anti-heathenism, and the fruit of a triumphing idea. ”

- Alice Walker

“ Money is like fire, an element as little troubled by moralizing as earth, air and water. Men can employ it as a tool or they can dance around it as if it were the incarnation of a god. Money votes socialist or monarchist, finds a profit in pornography or translations from the Bible, commissions Rembrandt and underwrites the technology of Auschwitz… ”

- Lewis H. Lapham

“ In most cases a favorite writer is more with us in his book than he ever could have been in the flesh; since, being a writer, he is one who has studied and perfected this particular mode of personal incarnation, very likely to the detriment of any other… ”

- Charles Horton Cooley

“ Do not worry about the incarnation of ideas. If you are a poet, your works will contain them without your knowledge — they will be both moral and national if you follow your inspiration freely. ”

- Vissarion Belinsky

“ A gesture cannot be regarded as the expression of an individual, as his creation nor can it even be regarded as that person's instrument; on the contrary, it is gestures that use us as their instruments, as their bearers and incarnations. ”

- Milan Kundera
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