32 Total Quotes

Contemplation Quotes

If there is a special Hell for writers it would be in the forced contemplation of their own works.
John Passos
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Sathya Baba
Of the twenty-four hours a day,Use six for earning and spending, six for contemplation of God, six of sleep and six for service to others.
Sathya Baba
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery
It was the contemplation of God that created men who were equal, for it was in God that they were equal
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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For contemplation he and valour formed; / For softness she and sweet attractive grace, / He for God only, she for God in him: / His fair large front and eye sublime declared / Absolute rule.
John Milton
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St. Aquinas
Those who are more adapted to the active life can prepare themselves for contemplation in the practice of the active life, while those who are more adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves the works of the active life so as to become yet
St. Aquinas
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John Mayer
I'm having the time of my life figuring out this next move.
John Mayer
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Henry David Thoreau
Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour
Henry David Thoreau
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There exist certain individuals who are, by nature, given purely to contemplation and are utterly unsuited to action, and who, nevertheless, under a mysterious and unknown impulse, sometimes act with a speed which they themselves would have thought beyond them.
Charles Baudelaire
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William Butler Yeats
Ecstasy is from the contemplation of things vaster than the individual and imperfectly seen perhaps, by all those that still live.
William Butler Yeats
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Fran Lebowitz
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
Fran Lebowitz
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It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.
Rachel Carson
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Anybody desirous of success should spend some time in introspection and contemplation.
Sam Veda
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Therefore, focus your mind on Me alone and let your intellect dwell upon Me through meditation and contemplation. Thereafter you shall certainly come to Me.
Bhagavad Gita
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We should try to acquire knowledge from all the sources and by all means-studying the scriptures, contemplation,meditation,etc.
Rig Veda
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A man,who realizes the potential of his mind by means of introspection and contemplation, he does not lack self-confidence. He has control over his mind and he is able to realize it's full potential.
Sam Veda
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To those ever steadfast devotees, who always remember or worship Me with single-minded contemplation, I personally take responsibility for their welfare.
Bhagavad Gita
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In times of doubt and indecision, cultivate gratitude.
Wallace Wattles
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Margaret Mead
When human beings have been fascinated by the contemplation of their own hearts, the more intricate biological pattern of the female has become a model for the artist, the mystic, and the saint. When mankind turns instead to what can be done, altered, built, invented, in the outer world, all natural properties of men, animals, or metals become handicaps to be altered rather than clues to be followed.
Margaret Mead
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Prayer is the contemplation of the facts of life from the highest point of view.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Self-recognition, the self-contemplation of spirit is the primary movement out of which all creativeness proceeds.
Paul Twitchell
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Thomas Carlyle
Self-contemplation is infallibly the symptom of disease.
Thomas Carlyle
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The national distrust of the contemplative temperament arises less from an innate Philistinism than from a suspicion of anything that cannot be counted, stuffed, framed or mounted over the fireplace in the den.
Lewis Lapham
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Liberty Bailey
Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.
Liberty Bailey
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Sadness does not inhere in things; it does not reach us from the world and through mere contemplation of the world. It is a product of our own thought. We create it out of whole cloth.
Emile Durkheim
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It will free up the Point area for more passive contemplation of history and the environment.
Lisa Schroeder
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A severed hand Is an ugly thing and man dissevered from the earth and stars and his history... for contemplation or in fact... Often appears atrociously ugly. Integrity is wholeness, the greatest beauty is Organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe. Love that, not man Apart from that, or else you will share man's pitiful confusions, or drown in despair when his days darken.
Robinson Jeffers
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Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.
Randolph Bourne
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The Church's Restoration / In eighteen-eighty-three / Has left for contemplation / Not what there used to be.
John Betjeman
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Him that yon soars on golden wing, / Guiding the fiery-wheelèd throne, / The Cherub Contemplation.
John Milton
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Lord Byron
When Newton saw an apple fall, he found In that slight startle from his contemplation - 'Tis said (for I'll not answer above ground For any sage's creed or calculation) - A mode of proving that the earth turned round In a most natural whirl called ""G
Lord Byron
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