On earth, here on this earth" (Pierre pointed to the fields), "there is no truth, all is false and evil; but in the universe, in the whole universe
there is a kingdom of truth, and we who are now the children of earth are- eternally- children of the whole universe
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe
for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own.
For in the mere act of penning my thoughts of this Leviathan, they weary me, and make me faint with their out-reaching comprehensiveness of sweep, as if to include the whole circle of the sciences, and all the generations of whales, and men, and mastodons, past, present, and to come, with all the revolving panoramas of empire on earth, and throughout the whole universe
, not excluding its suburbs.
To the untrue man, the whole universe
is false -- it is impalpable -- it shrinks to nothing within his grasp.
I have no alliances, I have no predilections; I will not throw you into persecutions of heretics, nor will I cast you into the troubled waters of family dissension; I will simply say to you: The whole universe
is our own; for me the minds of men, for you their bodies.
We cannot in practice obtain an antecedent which is QUITE invariable, for this would require us to take account of the whole universe
, since something not taken account of may prevent the expected effect.
As, in the sun, objects paint their images on the retina of the eye, so they, sharing the aspiration of the whole universe
, tend to paint a far more delicate copy of their essence in his mind.
The one thing in the whole universe
that I long to do most.
Then he raised his arms again, as though appealing to the whole universe
That it may be a change in the conducting medium, in that infinitely fine ether which extends from star to star and pervades the whole universe
Since I had peeped over the edge myself, I understand better the meaning of his stare, that could not see the flame of the candle, but was wide enough to embrace the whole universe
, piercing enough to penetrate all the hearts that beat in the dark- ness.
In one condemnation of folly stand the whole universe