Gabriel Marcel - Quotes

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The wise man knows how to run his life so that contemplation is Possible. ---->>>

But however measurable, there is much more life in music than mathematics or logic ever dreamed of. ---->>>

Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them. ---->>>

Music at times is more like perfume than mathematics. ---->>>

The striking thing about the Precious Blood is the bond it establishes between love and suffering in our experience, a bond that has become so close that we have come to think of suffering accepted with joy as the most authentic sign of love with any depth at all. ---->>>

On a grassroots level we say that man can touch more than he can grasp. ---->>>

The dynamic element in my philosophy, taken as a whole, can be seen as an obstinate and untiring battle against the spirit of abstraction. ---->>>

But a science is exact to the extent that its method measures up to and is adequate to its object. ---->>>

Contemporary thinkers would say that man is continuously transcending himself. ---->>>

It is right that we be concerned with the scientific probity of metaphysics.

It is right that we be concerned with the scientific probity of metaphysics.

Metaphysics is a science. ---->>>


Nationality: French
Born: December 7, 1889
Birthplace: Paris, France
Die: 10-08, 1973
Occupation: Philosopher

Gabriel Honoré Marcel (French: [ɡa.bʁi.jɛl ɔ.nɔ.ʁe maʁ.sɛl]; 7 December 1889 – 8 October 1973) was a French philosopher, playwright, music critic and leading Christian existentialist. The author of over a dozen books and at least thirty plays, Marcel's work focused on the modern individual's struggle in a technologically dehumanizing society (wikipedia)