Quotations by Evelyn Underhill

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Born: Monday, December 6, 1875
Died: Sunday, June 15, 1941 (65 years old)
Profession: Writer
Nationality: English


Adoration is caring for God above all else.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: God, Caring)

After all it is those who have a deep and real inner life who are best able to deal with the irritating details of outer life.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Life, Deep)

All things are perceived in the light of charity, and hence under the aspect of beauty; for beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Beauty, Love, Charity, Eyes, Light, Reality)

Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Sympathy, Kindness, Patience)

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Evil, Interest, Thinking)

God is acting on your soul all the time, whether you have spiritual sensations or not.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: God, Time, Soul, Acting, Sensations, Spiritual)

God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: God, Gratitude, Present)

God is much in the difficult home problems as in the times of quiet and prayer.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Home, God, Prayer, Problems, Quiet)

In my relations with my father, which are difficult and where I'm often met by coolness and indifference, I am constantly tempted to be cold and indifferent. Yet I know that this is a test if I could take it rightly.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Father, Coolness, Indifference)

Never forget that the key to the situation lies in the will and not in the imagination.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Imagination, Forget, Key, Lies, Will)

The direction and constancy of the will is what really matters, and intellect and feeling are only important insofar as they contribute to that.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Constancy, Direction, Feeling, Intellect, Will)

The will is what matters - as long as you have that, you are safe.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Will)

There is no place in my soul, no corner of my character, where God is not.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: God, Soul, Character)

Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Husband, Interest)

Try to arrange things so that you can have a reasonable bit of quiet every day.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: Day, Quiet)

You don't have to be peculiar to find God.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: God)







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