If there is one thing I fear less than everything else, it is, I believe, persecution for my opinions. There are a good many points about which I may be diffident, but when it comes to questions of Truth and intellectual independence, there is no holding me – I can envisage no finer end than to sacrifice oneself for a conviction.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's self to others.Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.Pierre Teilhard de Chardin