Notable Quotes About Death, NDEs, Heaven, Love, Life, Religion and Science

1. Quotes about DEATH

"I believe there are two sides to the phenomenon known as death, this side where we live, and the other side where we shall continue to live. Eternity does not start with death. We are in eternity now." - Norman Vincent Peale

 

"You would know the secret of death. But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life." - Kahlil Gibran

 

"Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else." - Marcus Aurelius

 

"God conceals from men the happiness of death that they may endure life." - Marcus Annaeus Lucanus

 

"Death when unmasked shows us a friendly face and is a terror only at a distance." - Oliver Goldsmith

 

"In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing." - Robert G. Ingersoll

 

"Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment." - Dag Hammarskjöld

 

"Death is only an experience through which you are meant to learn a great lesson: you cannot die." - Paramahansa Yoganandada

 

"If you would indeed behold the spirit of death, open your heart wide unto the body of life. For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one." - Kahlil Gibran

 

"And when the Earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance." - Kahlil Gibran

 

"To not think of dying, is to not think of living." - Jan Arden

 

"It is worth dying to find out what life is." - T.S. Eliot

 

"Life is a dream walking. Death is going home." - Chinese proverb

 

"Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now." - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

 

"Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home." - Francis Bacon

 

"Normally we do not like to think about death. We would rather think about life. Why reflect on death? When you start preparing for death you soon realize that you must look into your life ... now ... and come to face the truth of your self. Death is like a mirror in which the true meaning of life is reflected." - Sogyal Rinpoche

 

"The last to be overcome is death, and the knowledge of life is the knowledge of death." - Edgar Cayce

 

"Birth in the physical is death in the spiritual. Death in the physical is the birth in the spiritual." - Edgar Cayce

 

"Death is nothing but an eternal change, an infinity, and the life hereafter begins right now." - Jess E. Weiss

 

"Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity." - Mother Teresa

 

"Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean." - David Searls

 

"Either death is a state of nothingness and utter consciousness, or, as men say, there is a change and migration of the soul from this world to another. Now if death be of such a nature, I say that to die is to gain; for eternity is then only a single night." - Plato

 

"He who does not want to die should not want to live. For life is tendered to us with the proviso of death. Life is the way to this destination." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

"Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come." - Rabindranath Tagore

 

"What we call life is a journey to death. What we call death is the gateway to life." - Wayne Triplett

 

"Nothing can happen more beautiful than death." - Walt Whitman

 

"Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people." - Kahlil Gibran

 

"We are all of us resigned to death: it's life we aren't resigned to." - Graham Greene

 

"For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come when we have shuffled off this mortal coil, must give us pause." - William Shakespeare

 

"The grave is but a covered bridge Leading from light to light, through a brief darkness!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

"For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death - the only certainty that life holds for us - must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life." - Stanislav Grof

 

"When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live you life in a manner so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice." - Native American Proverb

 

"Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one." - Vladimir Nobokov

 

"We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

"Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight." - Rossiter W. Raymond

 

"What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly." - Richard Bach

 

"I think of death as some delightful journey that I shall take when all my tasks are done." - George Eliot

 

"Death is not the end, it is simply walking out of the physical form and into the spirit realm, which is our true home. It's going back home." - Stephen Christopher

"We are ignorant of the beyond because this ignorance is the condition of our own life. Just as ice cannot know fire except by melting and vanishing." - Jules Renard

 

"Do you see O my brothers and sisters? It is not chaos or death, it is form, union, plan, it is eternal life, it is happiness." - Walt Whitman

 

"What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from." - T.S. Eliot

 

"A man is not completely born until he is dead." - Benjamin Franklin

 

"O death! We thank you for the light that you will shed upon our ignorance." - Jacques-Benigne Bossuet

 

"Death is just a change in lifestyles." - Stephen Levine

 

"The truest end of life is to know the life that never ends." - William Penn

 

"Thus all things altered. Nothing dies. And here and there the unbodied spirit flies." - Ovid

 

"Every exit is an entry to somewhere else." - Tom Stoppard

 

"Death ... is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see." - Helen Keller

 

"We understand why children are afraid of darkness ... but why are men afraid of light?" - Plato

 

"Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives." - A. Sachs

 

"We are born with two incurable diseases, life, from which we die, and hope, which says maybe death isn't the end." - Andrew Greeley

 

"The boundaries between life and death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where one ends and where the other begins?" - Edgar Allen Poe

 

"From dust thou art to dust returneth, was not spoken of the soul." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

"Afraid? Of whom am I afraid? Not death. For who is he?" - Emily Dickinson

 

"To fear death is nothing other than to think oneself wise when one is not. For it is to think one knows what one does not know. No one knows whether death may not even turn out to be one of the greatest blessings of human beings. And yet people fear it as if they knew for certain it is the greatest evil." – Socrates

 

"I have absolutely no fear of death. From my near-death research and my personal experiences, death is, in my judgment, simply a transition into another kind of reality." - Raymond Moody

 

"Death in itself is nothing. But we fear to be we know not what, we know not where." - John Dryden

 

"Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark." - Francis Bacon

 

"I'm not afraid of death. It's just that I don't want to be there when it happens." - Woody Allen

 

"There should be no fear of death, for the death of the body is but a gentle passing to a much freer life." - Helen Greaves

 

"It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

 

"Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

 

"I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

 

"For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

 

"When we have done all the work we were sent to do, we are allowed to shed our body, which imprisons our soul like a cocoon encloses the future butterfly." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

 

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2. Quotes about NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCES

"If I lived a billion years more, in my body or yours, there's not a single experience on Earth that could ever be as good as being dead. Nothing." - Dr. Dianne Morrissey, a near-death experiencer

 

"Death is nothing more than a doorway, something you walk through." - Dr. George Ritchie

 

"I knew with total certainty that everything was evolving exactly the way it should and that the ultimate destiny for every living being is to return to the Source, The Light, Pure Love.." - Juliet Nightingale, near-death experiencer


"[The light] showed me that God is love. By spreading love, you make God stronger. By making God stronger, He can, in return, help you. He told me your love has to be unconditional. That is the only rule he really has." - An Anonymous NDEr


"From the light we have come and to the light we all shall return." - Josiane Antonette, near-death experiencer


"After you die, you wear what you are." - St. Teresa of Avila


"One of the near-death experience truths is that each person integrates their near-death experience into their own pre-existing belief system." - Jody Long, near-death researcher


"Although my near-death experience was nearly thirty four years ago, there is virtually not a day that goes by that I am not aware of making decisions based on that experience." - Geraldine Berkheimer, near-death experiencer


"As each second passed there was more to learn, answers to questions, meanings and definitions, philosophies and reasons, histories, mysteries and so much more, all pouring into my mind. I remember thinking, 'I knew that, I know I did, where has it all been?'" - Virginia Rivers describing her near-death experience


"I now feel that my life is totally guided by God ... To me it was a case of total surrender and total freedom." - Janet, near-death experiencer


"When snatched from the jaws of death, tooth marks are to be expected." - Hal Story, near-death experiencer


"It [suicide] is like killing a plant or flower before it's full-grown or before it's served its purpose ... The only thing that I can think and comprehend is that to try and understand reincarnation. That somehow, instead of evolving, you would regress." - a quote from a near-death experiencer in Dr. Ken Ring's study


"While the person who commits suicide dies only once, the loved ones left behind may die a thousand deaths wondering why." - Anonymous


"I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness." - George Fox


"I still live. Pretty." - famous last words of Daniel Webster


"I knew that I was in a state of hell, but this was not the typical "fire and brimstone" hell that I had learned about as a young child. .... Men and women of all ages, but no children, were standing or squatting or wandering about .... Some were mumbling to themselves. .... They were completely self-absorbed, every one of them too caught up in his or her own misery to engage in any mental or emotional exchange." - Angie Fenimore, a near-death experiencer


"The "hell" that I experienced was the pain, anguish, hurt and anger that I had caused others, or that I suffered as a result of my actions/words to others. "Hell" was what I had created for myself and my own soul through turning my back on unconditional love, compassion and peace." - Tina, a near-death experiencer


"Hell is a state of being we create by being away from God until we choose to return to him. It is a state totally devoid of love." - Sandra Rogers, near-death experiencer


"The only thing that burns in hell is the part of you that won't let go of your life: your memories, your attachments. They burn them all away, but they're not punishing you, they're freeing your soul." – Meister Eckhart


"I had a descent into what you might call Hell .... I did not see Satan or evil. My descent into Hell was a descent into each person's customized human misery, ignorance, and darkness of not-knowing. It seemed like a miserable eternity. But each of the millions of souls around me had a little star of light always available. But no one seemed to pay attention to it. They were so consumed with their own grief, trauma and misery." - Mellen-Thomas Benedict, near-death experiencer


"We are going to link up, hold hands, and walk out of hell together." - Mellen-Thomas Benedict, near-death experiencer

 

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3. Quotes about HEAVEN

"Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal." - Thomas Moore

 

"The best way to get to heaven is to take it with you." - Henry Drummond

 

"You grow to heaven. You don't go to heaven." - Edgar Cayce

 

"No heaven can come to us unless our hearts find rest in it today." - Fra Giovanni Giocondo

 

"To appreciate heaven well it is good for a man to have some fifteen minutes of hell." - Will Carleton

 

"The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven." - John Milton

 

"For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.” - The Gospel of John 3:20-21

 

"You'll not be in heaven if you're not leaning on the arm of someone you have helped." - Edgar Cayce

 

"What springs from Earth dissolves to Earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat." - Marcus Aurelius

 

"Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven." - Henry Ward Beecher

 

"As much of heaven is visible as we have eyes to see." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

"To see a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour." - William Blake

 

"Think of stepping on the shore and finding it heaven, of touching a hand and finding it God's, of breathing new air and finding it celestial, of waking up in glory and finding it home." - Don Wyrtzen

 

"There are many rooms in the Father's House just as there are many grades in school. The period of time we spend on Earth is but one grade of life. It is but a beginning." - Robert A. Russell

 

"I believe all drunks go to heaven, because they've been through hell on Earth." - Liza Minnelli

 

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4. Quotes about LOVE

"To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven." - Karen Sunde

"The quickest way to change the world is to be of service to others. Show that your love can make a difference in the lives of people and thereby someone else's love can make a difference in your life. By each of us doing that and working together we change the world one inner person at a time." - Dannion Brinkley, near-death experiencer

 

"When we come to the last moment of this lifetime and we look back across it, the only thing that's going to matter is 'What is the quality of our love?'" - Richard Bach

 

"The only reality is God. There cannot be another and God is love." - Linda Stewart, near-death experience

 

"Love as much as you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can." - Anonymous

 

 "Your religion is where your love is." - Henry David Thoreau

 

"Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy." - Louisa May Alcott

 

"Love is a sign from the heavens that you are here for a reason." - J. Ghetto

 

"To love another person is to help them love God." - Soren Kierkegaard

 

"Love cannot save life from death, but it can fulfill life's purpose." - Arnold Toynbee

 

 "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

 

"Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter." - T.S. Eliot

 

"Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of Love, and then, for the second time in the history of the world, humans will discover fire." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 

"Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from Earth our low desire." - Lord Byron

 

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5. Quotes about LIFE 

"In each atom, in each corpuscle, is life. Life is what you worship as God ... and earth is only an atom in the universe of worlds." - Edgar Cayce

 

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience." - Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

 

"Each of us makes his own weather, determines the color of the skies, in the emotional universe which we inhabit." - Bishop Fulton Sheen

 

"He who understands nature walks close with God." - Edgar Cayce

 

"Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher." - William Wordsworth

 

"Day by day we are building for eternity ... Every gentle word, every generous thought, every unselfish deed will become a pillar of eternal beauty in the life to come." - Rebecca Springer, near-death experiencer

 

"Each soul enters with a mission. We all have a mission to perform." - Edgar Cayce

 

"The spirit is life. The mind is the builder. The physical realm is the result." - Edgar Cayce

 

"There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from." - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

 

"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on Earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had." -  Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

 

"From an endless dream we have come. In an endless dream we are living. To an endless dream we shall return." - Andrea Kushi

 

"For life and death are one, and only those who will consider the experience as one may come to understand or comprehend what peace indeed means." - Edgar Cayce

 

"When you were born, you cried, and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice." -- Indian proverb

 

"The longest journey is the journey inwards of him who has chosen his destiny, who has started upon his quest for the source of his being." - Dag Hammarskjold

 

"Nothing in life is to be feared, only understood." - Madame Marie Curie

 

"Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

"All are but parts of one stupendous whole whose body Nature is, and God the soul." - Alexander Pope

 

"The person who has lived longest is not the person who has counted most years, but he who has enjoyed life most." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

"When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." - Buddhist proverb

 

"It is within you that the divine lives." - Joseph Campbell

 

"The soul is here for its own joy." - Jelaluddin Rumi

 

"Dance as though no one is watching. Love as though you've never been hurt. Sing as though no one can hear you. Live as though heaven is on Earth." - Jelaluddin Rumi

 

"The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced." - Aart Van Der Leeuw

 

"As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of being." - Carl Jung

 

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6. Quotes about RELIGION

"The guides taught us that doctrine and creed and race meant nothing. No matter what we believed we were all children joined under one God, and that the only rule was God's true law - do unto others as you would have them do unto you." - May Eulitt, near-death experiencer

 

"For love is as strong as death; ardent love is as unrelenting as Sheol. Love's flames are fiery flames- the fiercest of all. Mighty waters cannot extinguish love; rivers cannot sweep it away." - Song of Songs 8:6-7

 

"For sure, I tell you, whoever puts his trust in Me can do the things I am doing. He will do even greater things than these because I am going to the Father." - Jesus Christ, Gospel of John 14:12

"The best religion is the religion that brings you closest to God." - Rev. Howard Storm

"It is love, not religion, that creates spiritual growth." - Sandra Rogers, near-death experiencer

"The purpose of religion is not so much to get us into heaven, or to keep us out of hell, but to put a little bit of heaven into us, and take the hell out of us. This has always been the greatest responsibility of religion." - E. Stanley Jones

"Those ... religions which claim some singular relationship with God, claim superiority over others, or exclude people for various reasons, go against God's law that we love one another as we love ourselves." - Sandra Rogers, near-death experiencer

"One good deed is worth a thousand prayers." – Zarathustra

"God listens not to your words save when he utters them through your lips." - Kahlil Gibran

"The conquering of self is truly greater than were one to conquer many worlds." - Edgar Cayce

"By giving away food we get more strength. By bestowing clothing on others we gain more beauty. By donating abodes of purity and truth we acquire great treasures." – Buddha

"There are innumerable definitions of God because his manifestations are innumerable." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Whoever discovers the interpretation of these sayings will not taste death." - Gospel of Thomas

"People who say they will first die and then arise are mistaken. If they do not first receive resurrection while they are alive, once they have died they will receive nothing." - Gospel of Philip

"The accursed ones [the Gnostics] say 'Certainly we also are able to become sons of God, just like that one [Christ]." - Bishop Alexander of Alexandria, fourth century A.D.

 

"If anyone asserts the fabulous pre-existence of souls, and shall assert the monstrous restoration which follows from it, let him be anathema [excommunicated]." - Decrees of the Second Council of Constantinople of the Catholic Church, 553 A.D.

"Never the spirit was born, the spirit shall cease to be never. Never was time it was not, end and beginning are dreams." - Bhagavad Gita

"Self-luminous is Brahman, ever present in the hearts of all. He is the refuge of all, he is the supreme goal ... Attain him, O my friend, the one goal to be attained!" - Mundaka Upanishad

"We have no evidence whatsoever that the soul perishes with the body." - Mahatma Gandhi

"One in all, All in one, If only this is realized, No more worry about not being perfect!" - Third Patriarch of Zen

"Behold, a sacred voice is calling you. All over the sky a sacred voice is calling." - Black Elk

"As the moon dies and comes to life again, so we also, having to die, will rise again." - San Juan Capistrano Indians of California

"You live on Earth only for a few short years which you call an incarnation, and then you leave your body as an outworn dress and go for refreshment to your true home in the spirit." - Chief White Eagle

"All things are connected like the blood which unites one family. Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of Earth. Humans did not weave the web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web he does to himself." - Chief Seattle

"The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned." - Isaiah 9:2

"Die happily and look forward to taking up a new and better form. Like the sun, only when you set in the west can you rise in the east." - Jelaluddin Rumi

"When the heart weeps for what it has lost, the soul laughs for what it has found." - a Sufi aphorism

"Be not fond of the dull smoke-colored light from hell." - the Tibetan Book of the Dead

"I am borne away by the mighty and shining ones." - the Egyptian Book of the Dead

"What we are looking for is what is looking." - St. Francis of Assisi

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"All great truths begin as blasphemies." - George Bernard Shaw

"The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is." - Winston Churchill

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness, in a descending spiral of destruction. The chain reaction of evil must be broken, or we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself." - Chief Seattle

"I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world." - Helen Keller

"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." - Albert Einstein

 

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7. Quotes about SCIENCE

"The unconscious psyche believes in life after death" - Carl Jung

"Pure logical thinking cannot yield us any knowledge of the empirical world. All knowledge of reality starts from experience and ends in it." - Albert Einstein

"The sheer volume of evidence for survival after death is so immense that to ignore it is like standing at the foot of Mount Everest and insisting that you cannot see the mountain." - Colin Wilson

"The brain has not explained the mind fully." - Wilder Penfield, MD

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science." - Albert Einstein

"A mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"When we attempt to imagine death, we perceive ourselves as spectators." - Sigmund Freud

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"Real science can be far stranger than science fiction and much more satisfying." - Stephen Hawking

"Even a thought, even a possibility, can shatter us and transform us." – Friedrich Nietzsche

"Time and space are modes by which we think and not conditions in which we live." - Albert Einstein

"In order to more fully understand this reality, we must take into account other dimensions of a broader reality." - John A. Wheeler

"A miracle is not the breaking of physical laws, but rather represents laws which are incomprehensible to us." – G. I. Guirdjieff

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." - Albert Einstein

"The modern tradition of equating death with an ensuing nothingness can be abandoned. For there is no reason to believe that human death severs the quality of the oneness in the universe." - Larry Dossey, MD

"There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end of the search for the ultimate laws of nature." - Stephen Hawking

"Probably a dozen times since their death I've heard my mother or father, in an ordinary conversational tone of voice, call my name. They had called my name often during my life with them ... It doesn't seem strange to me." - Carl Sagan

"I know no disease of the soul but ignorance, a pernicious evil, the darkener of man's life, the disturber of his reason, and common confounder of truth." - Ben Jonson

"It is strange, but true; for truth is always strange, stranger than fiction." - George Byron

"I have yet to meet a single person from our culture, no matter what his or her educational background, IQ, and specific training, who had powerful transpersonal experiences and continues to subscribe to the materialistic monism of Western science." - Albert Einstein

"A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery." - James Joyce

"Mind and intelligence are woven into the fabric of our universe in a way that altogether surpasses our understanding." - Freeman Dyson

"All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force … We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter." - Max Planck, Nobel Prize-winning Father of Quantum Theory

“Suddenly, from behind the rim of the moon, in long, slow-motion moments of immense majesty, there emerges a sparkling blue and white jewel, a light, delicate, sky-blue sphere laced with slowly swirling veils of white, rising gradually like a small pearl in a thick sea of black mystery. It takes more than a moment to fully realize this is Earth … home. My view of our planet was a glimpse of divinity.” - Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut and founder, Institute of Noetic Sciences

"Reality is not only stranger than we suppose but stranger than we can suppose." - J. B. S. Haldane

"Perhaps there is a pattern set up in the heavens for one who desires to see it, and having seen it, to find one in himself." - Plato

"All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"A full-spectrum approach to human consciousness and behavior means that men and women have available to them a spectrum of knowing -a spectrum that includes, at the very least, the eye of flesh, the eye of mind, and the eye of spirit." - Ken Wilber

"Everything you see has its roots in the unseen world. The forms may change, yet the essence remains the same. Every wonderful sight will vanish; every sweet word will fade, But do not be disheartened, The source they come from is eternal, growing, Branching out, giving new life and new joy. Why do you weep? The source is within you And this whole world is springing up from it." - Jelauddin Rumi

"The truth dazzles gradually, or else the world would be blind." - Emily Dickinson

"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes." - Carl Jung

"Although each of us obviously inhabits a separate physical body, the laboratory data from a hundred years of parapsychology research strongly indicate that there is no separation in consciousness." - Russell Targ

"It gives me a deep comforting sense that ‘things seen are temporal and things unseen are eternal.'" - Helen Keller

"Do you remember how electrical currents and 'unseen waves' were laughed at? The knowledge about man is still in its infancy." - Albert Einstein

"Not only does God play dice, but ... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen." - Stephen Hawking

"I believe there is no source of deception in the investigation of nature which can compare with a fixed belief that certain kinds of phenomena are impossible." - William James

"Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown." - Claude Bernard

"There is no reality in the absence of observation." - The Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

"The visible world is the invisible organization of energy." - Heinz Pagels

"There is only one thing more powerful than all the armies of the world, that is an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo

View these NDE Quotes also about: (a) Science, (b) War, and (c) Time.

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"In the light of the near-death experience, death is nothing more than the illusion of separateness and finality, and those who can believe in this vision of death, like near-death experiencers themselves, lose all fear of it, for how can you fear that which does not exist?" - Dr. Kenneth Ring

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