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Hypatia

Quote of Hypatia - Life is an unfoldment, and the...


Biography - Hypatia:

*Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: 355 - Died: 415
Period:
5th century
4th century
Place of birth: Egypt
Egypt

Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond.




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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.











Quotes for: to understand


Quotes

Quotes for: to understand


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.





Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.





The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.





The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.





Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.











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Hypatia also said...


In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth - often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable.





Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them.












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