Fall Of Man Quotes by John Milton, Dan Simmons, Thomas Merton, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Frederick Lenz, Donald Miller and many others.
The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide: They hand in hand, with wandering steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way.
Pain and darkness have been our lot since the Fall of Man. But there must be some hope that we can rise to a higher level … that consciousness can evolve to a plane more benevolent than its counterpoint of a universe hardwired to indifference.
The Lord did not create suffering. Pain and death came into the world with the fall of man. But after man had chosen suffering in preference to the joys of union with God, the Lord turned suffering itself into a way by which man could come to the perfect knowledge of God.
The truth is that the whole system of beliefs which comes in with the story of the fall of man … is gently falling out of enlightened human intelligence.
Eve was blamed for the fall of man, and in return all women to come were to inheret her karmic responsibility for the so-called “fall of man”. Their punishment was to experience pain in childbirth, and never be trusted by man or God again.
One of the things I love about our source text as Christians, the Bible is that it teaches us not to avoid conflict. And it teaches us that before the fall of man, in Paradise, there was conflict. God wants conflict to be a part of your life.
The fall of man stands a lie before Beethoven, a truth before Hitler.
God created man for fellowship… The fall of man ruined that and Paradise that is, the garden of Eden was lost, but on the new earth paradise will be regained and God will again fellowship with mankind in a unique sense.
A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
…the fall of man in paradise has always been followed by his expulsion.
When I was in love there was somebody in the world who was more important than me, and that, given all that happened at the fall of man, is a miracle, like something God forgot to curse.
The fall of man is written in too legible characters not to be understood: Those that deny it, by their denying, prove it.
It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down… Why do we laugh? Because it is a grave religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.
Thus men will lie on their backs, talking about the fall of man, and never make an effort to get up.
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.