Thomas Traherne (1637 – 1674)

Thomas Traherne (1637 – 1674)

Thomas Traherne Quote – “Such endless depths lie in the Divinity…”

Such endless depths lie in the Divinity, and in the wisdom of God, that as he maketh one, so he maketh every one the end of the World, and the supernumerary persons being enrichers of his inheritance. Adam and the World are both mine. And the posterity of Adam enrich it infinitely. Souls are God’s jewels, every one of which […]

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Thomas Traherne (1637 – 1674)

Thomas Traherne Quote – “So hath God by rational methods enabled us to love others…”

So hath God by rational methods enabled us to love others better than ourselves, and thereby made us the most glorious creatures. Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love. But when we do love ourselves, and self-love is satisfied infinitely in all […]

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