Laurens van der Post Quotes


Life is its own journey presupposes its own change and movement and one tries to arrest them at one's eternal peril.

The mystery of creation was always between two in an awareness that there was always both a 'thou'and and 'I'.

We have a mighty task before us. The earth needs our assistance.

Man is never alone. Acknowledged or unacknowledged that which dreams through him is always there to support him from within.

Organized religion is making Christianity political rather than making politics Christian.

There is a way in which the collective knowledge of mankind expresses itself for the finite individual through mere daily living . . . a way in which life itself is sheer knowing.

Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.

Creativity and love come from the same source.

You cannot take the life of your times further than you have taken yourself.

Of all of men's inborn dispositions there is none more heroic than love. Love will fight no-love every inch of the way.