Contemplation Quotes

Found 32 quotes in the topic of Contemplation .
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"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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"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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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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"Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience." Randolph Bourne
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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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"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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