A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory Of calling shapes, and beckoning shadows dire, And airy tongues, that syllable men's names On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses.
Lacking positive myths to guide him, many a sensitive contemporary man finds only the model of the machine beckoning him from every side to make himself over into its image.rollo may
Here was my city, immense, overpowering, flooded with energy and light... The world, at that moment , opened before me, challenging me, beckoning me, demanding something of me that it would take more than a lifetime to give, but raising all my energies by its own vivid promise to a higher pitch.Lewis Mumford
Translation: The blue distance, the mysterious Heavens, the example of birds and insects flying everywhere are always beckoning Humanity to rise into the air.konstantin eduardovich tsiolkovsky
Translation: The blue distance, the mysterious Heavens, the example of birds and insects flying everywhere are always beckoning Humanity to rise into the air.
Aspiration, worthy ambition, desires for higher good for good ends all these indicate a soul that recognizes the beckoning hand of the good Father who would call us homeward towards Himself all these are the ground and justification for a Christian discontent; but a murmuring, questioning, fault-finding spirit has direct and sympathetic alliance with nothing but the infernal.
Sublime Philosophy! Thou art the patriarch’s ladder, reaching heaven; And bright with beckoning angels but alas! We see thee, like the patriarch, but in dreams, By the first step, dull slumbering on the earth.Lytton