Colin Wilson Quotes

Colin Wilson Quotes: It struck me that the popularity of Christmas is a matter of web-like consciousness. Childhood conditions us to relax and expand at Christmas, to forget petty worries and irritations and think in terms of universal peace. And so Christmas is the nearest to mystical experience that most human beings ever approach, with its memories of Dickens and Irving's Bracebridge Hall.
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Colin Wilson Quote: The complex develops out of the simple.
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Quotes about Colin Wilson: Our language has become a tired and inefficient thing in the hands of journalists and writers who have nothing to say.
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Quote about Colin Wilson: The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
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Colin Wilson Sayings: Criminals interest me, because they're driven by the same desires as we are, but they take these disastrous shortcuts and end up in a real mess.
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Colin Wilson Saying: One cannot ignore half of life for the purposes of science, and then claim that the results of science give a full and adequate picture of the meaning of life. All discussions of 'life' which begin with a description of man's place on a speck of matter in space, in an endless evolutionary scale, are bound to be half-measures, because they leave out most of the experiences which are important to use as human beings.
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Sayings about Colin Wilson: When we pull back and get, for a moment, the 'bird's eye' view of life, it reveals meanings that are ungraspable by the narrow focus of our usual worm's eye view
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Saying about Colin Wilson: Man is brilliant at solving problems; but solving them only makes him the victim of his own childishness and laziness. It is this recognition that has made almost every major philosopher in history a pessimist.
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Colin Wilson Quotes: The real issue is not whether two and two make four or whether two and two make five, but whether life advances by men who love words or by men who love living.
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Colin Wilson Quote: It was Rousseau who was largely responsible for the problem by giving currency to the idea that freedom can exist without responsibility and discipline.
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