In an honest search for knowledge, you quite often have to abide by ignorance for an indefinite period
Matter and energy seem granular in structure, and so does 'life', but not so mind.
Nature has no reverence towards life. Nature treats life as though it were the most valueless thing in the world.... Nature does not act by purposes.
The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists.
Multiplicity is only apparent, in truth, there is only one mind...
There is obviously only one alternative, namely the unification of minds or consciousnesses. Their multiplicity is only apparent, in truth there is only one mind.
In Darwin's theory, you just have to substitute 'mutations' for his 'slight accidental variations' (just as quantum theory substitutes 'quantum jump' for 'continuous transfer of energy'). In all other respects little change was necessary in Darwin's theory...
The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist.
The multiplicity is only apparent. This is the doctrine of the Upanishads. And not of the Upanishads only. The mystical experience of the union with God regularly leads to this view, unless strong prejudices stand in the way.
The material world has only been constructed at the price of taking the self, that is, mind, out of it, removing it; mind is not part of it...
I consider it extremely doubtful whether the happiness of the human race has been enhanced by the technical and industrial developments that followed in the wake of rapidly progressing natural science.
Science cannot tell us a word about why music delights us, of why and how an old song can move us to tears.
The sensation of colour cannot be accounted for by the physicist's objective picture of light-waves.
If we were bees, ants, or Lacedaemonian warriors, to whom personal fear does not exist and cowardice is the most shameful thing in the world, warring would go on forever. But luckily we are only men - and cowards.
For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.