Contemplation Quotes

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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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"In times of doubt and indecision, cultivate gratitude." Wallace Wattles
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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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"Anybody desirous of success should spend some time in introspection and contemplation." Sam Veda
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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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"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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"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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"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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"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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"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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Thomas Carlyle

"Self-contemplation is infallibly the symptom of disease." Thomas Carlyle
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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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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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"It will free up the Point area for more passive contemplation of history and the environment." Lisa Schroeder
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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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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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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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"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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"Him that yon soars on golden wing, / Guiding the fiery-wheelèd throne, / The Cherub Contemplation." John Milton
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"One cannot long remain so absorbed in contemplation of emptiness without being increasingly attracted to it. In vain one bestows on it the name of infinity; this does not change its nature. When one feels such pleasure in non-existence, one's inclination can be completely satisfied only by completely ceasing to exist." Emile Durkheim
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"I admire people who are suited to the contemplative life. They can sit inside themselves like honey in a jar and just be. It's wonderful to have someone like that around, you always feel you can count on them. You can go away and come back, you can change your mind and your hairdo and your politics, and when you get through doing all these upsetting things, you look around and there they are, just the way they were, just being." Elizabeth Janeway
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