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Loren Eiseley

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To have dragons one must have change; that is the first principle of dragon lore.

— Loren Eiseley


It is a commonplace of all religious thought, even the most primitive, that the man seeking visions and insight must go apart from his fellows and love for a time in the wilderness.

— Loren Eiseley

#vision #wilderness #love

When man becomes greater than nature, nature, which gave us birth, will respond.

— Loren Eiseley


We are one of many appearances of the thing called Life; we are not its perfect image, for it has no perfect image except Life, and life is multitudinous and emergent in the stream of time.

— Loren Eiseley

#life #imagination

Perhaps he knew, there in the grass by the waters, that he had before him an immense journey.

— Loren Eiseley

#journey #life #imagination

I am sure now that life is not what it is purported to be and that nature, in the canny words of the Scotch theologue, 'is not as natural as it looks.

— Loren Eiseley

#meaning #nature #purpose #imagination

For the first time in four billion years a living creature had contemplated himself and heard with a sudden, unaccountable loneliness, the whisper of the wind in the night reeds.

— Loren Eiseley

#reeds #wind #imagination

One does not meet oneself until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human.

— Loren Eiseley

#does #eye #human #meet #oneself

Man is always marveling at what he has blown apart, never at what the universe has put together, and this is his limitation.

— Loren Eiseley

#apart #blown #his #limitation #man

When the human mind exists in the light of reason and no more than reason, we may say with absolute certainty that Man and all that made him will be in that instant gone.

— Loren Eiseley

#certainty #exists #gone #him #human

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Read about seeds hieroglyphs on Loren Eiseleylls the Ice Age lost tombs city dumps and primitive Man.

At his death he was Benjamin Franklin Professor of Anthropology and History of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. PubliLoren Eiseleyrs Weekly referred to him as "the modern Thoreau. but a continuation of what the 18th and 19th century British naturalists and Thoreau had done.

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