Mysticism Quotes (5 quotes)
As long as vitalism and spiritualism are open questions so long will the gateway of science be open to mysticism.
I confess, that very different from you, I do find sometimes scientific inspiration in mysticism but this is counterbalanced by an immediate sense for mathematics.
I should be the last to discard the law of organic heredity ... but the single word heredity cannot dispense science from the duty of making every possible inquiry into the mechanism of organic growth and of organic formation. To think that heredity will build organic beings without mechanical means is a piece of unscientific mysticism.
If physics leads us today to a world view which is essentially mystical, it returns, in a way, to its beginning, 2,500 years ago. ... This time, however, it is not only based on intuition, but also on experiments of great precision and sophistication, and on a rigorous and consistent mathematical formalism.
Rational thinking which is free from assumptions ends therefore in mysticism.