Quotes in Dr. Eben Alexander’s Proof of Heaven

by Catherine Chiu

  • A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
    – Albert Einstein
  • The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained liberation from the self.
    – Albert Einstein
  • We must believe in free will. We have no choice.
    – Isaac B. Singer
  • There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.
    – Søren Kierkegaard
  • And the drawing near of Death, which alike levels all, alike impresses all with a last revelation, which only an author from the dead could adequately tell.
    – Herman Melville
  • I maintain that the human mystery is incredibly demeaned by scientific reductionism, with its claim in promissory materialism to account eventually for all of the spiritual world in terms of patterns of neuronal activity. This belief must be classed as a superstition. . . . we have to recognize that we are spiritual beings with souls existing in a spiritual world as well as material beings with bodies and brains existing in the material world.
    – Sir John C. Eccles
  • There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
    – Albert Einstein
  • If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
    – René Descartes
  • I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.
    – Albert Einstein
  • Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
    – Cicero
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