Natural Religion: The Gifford Lectures Delivered Before the University of Glasgow in 1888

Longmans, Green, and Company, 1889 - 608 ˹

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˹ 109 - All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts.
˹ 567 - AWAKE, my soul, and with the sun Thy daily stage of duty run ; Shake off dull sloth, and joyful rise To pay thy morning sacrifice.
˹ 240 - As among these, so among primitive men, the ' weakest and stupidest went to the wall, while the toughest and shrewdest, those who were best fitted to cope with their circumstances, but not the best in any other sense, survived. Life was a continual free fight, and beyond the limited and temporary relations of the family, the Hobbesian war of each against all was the normal state of existence.
˹ 143 - Aditi, an ancient god or goddess, is in reality the earliest name invented to express the Infinite ; not the Infinite as the result of a long process of abstract reasoning, but the visible Infinite, visible by the naked eye, the endless expanse, beyond the earth, beyond the clouds, beyond the sky.
˹ 608 - Vol. II. The Sacred Laws of the Aryas, as taught in the Schools of Apastamba, Gautama, VasishMa, and Baudh&yana. Translated by Prof. Georg Biihler. Part I. Apastamba and Gautama. lo*. 6d. Vol. III. The Sacred Books of China. The Texts of Confucianism.
˹ 258 - It is satisfactory, as showing how transient such impressions are, to remember that the greatest discovery ever made by man, namely the law of the attraction of gravity, was also attacked by Leibnitz, "as subversive of natural, and inferentially of revealed, religion.
˹ 608 - In the whole world there is no study, except that of the originals, so beneficial and so elevating as that of the Upanishads. It has been the solace of my life, it will be the solace of my death.
˹ 5 - I wish the lecturers to treat their subject as a strictly natural science, the greatest of all possible sciences indeed, in one sense, the only science, that of Infinite Being without reference to or reliance upon any supposed special exceptional or so-called miraculous revelation. I wish it considered just as astronomy or chemistry is.