Contemplation Quotes

Collection of top 100 famous quotes about Contemplation

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Contemplation Quotes By William Shakespeare: Who doth molest my contemplation? Who doth molest my contemplation? William Shakespeare
Contemplation Quotes By Davis Miller: His silence helps him come off as something His silence helps him come off as something of a seer, a whispering muse. — Davis Miller
Contemplation Quotes By Alexander Herzen: We have wasted our spirit in the regions We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and contemplation. — Alexander Herzen
Contemplation Quotes By Kenneth Rexroth: Erotic love is one of the highest forms Erotic love is one of the highest forms of contemplation. — Kenneth Rexroth
Contemplation Quotes By Charles Haddon Spurgeon: Most of us think too much of speech, Most of us think too much of speech, which is but the shell of thought. — Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Contemplation Quotes By Geoffrey Elton: The future is dark, the present burdensome. Only The future is dark, the present burdensome. Only the past, dead and buried, bears contemplation. — Geoffrey Elton
Contemplation Quotes By Alexandre Dumas: There is a sort of consolation at the There is a sort of consolation at the contemplation of the yawning abyss, at the bottom of which lie darkness and obscurity. Edmond — Alexandre Dumas
Contemplation Quotes By Gian Kumar: Awakening of intelligence into awareness,Contemplation and realization is Awakening of intelligence into awareness,
Contemplation and realization is the sole purpose of #life. — Gian Kumar
Contemplation Quotes By George Santayana: Spirituality lies in regarding existence merely as a Spirituality lies in regarding existence merely as a vehicle for contemplation, and contemplation merely a vehicle for joy. — George Santayana
Contemplation Quotes By Christian Morgenstern: Humor is the contemplation of the finite from Humor is the contemplation of the finite from the point of view of the infinite. — Christian Morgenstern
Contemplation Quotes By Zack Love: In some mystical way, Lenny seemed to ennoble In some mystical way, Lenny seemed to ennoble work more than anyone I had ever met"
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Contemplation Quotes By Lin Yutang: There is something in the nature of tea There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life. — Lin Yutang
Contemplation Quotes By Pope Gregory I: We ascend to the heights of contemplation by We ascend to the heights of contemplation by the steps of action. — Pope Gregory I
Contemplation Quotes By Sylvia Boorstein: Perhaps ... these days of less sunlight are Perhaps ... these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in the dark. — Sylvia Boorstein
Contemplation Quotes By Ali Ibn Abi Talib: Recitation of the Qur'an without contemplation and thought Recitation of the Qur'an without contemplation and thought is futile. — Ali Ibn Abi Talib
Contemplation Quotes By G.E. Moore: ....it seems to me that a pleasurable Contemplation ....it seems to me that a pleasurable Contemplation of Beauty has certainly an immeasurably greater value than mere Consciousness of Pleasure. — G.E. Moore
Contemplation Quotes By Anthony John Patrick Kenny: [To Aquinas] the senses are what we have [To Aquinas] the senses are what we have in common with dumb animals ... Our better part [is] the mind ... and [its] intellectual contemplation. — Anthony John Patrick Kenny
Contemplation Quotes By Paulo Coelho: Each human being was given two possibilities: action Each human being was given two possibilities: action and contemplation. Both lead to the same place. — Paulo Coelho
Contemplation Quotes By Wayne Dyer: It is in the contemplation of what you It is in the contemplation of what you desire that you create what it is you want for yourself — Wayne Dyer
Contemplation Quotes By Salman Rushdie: Writers have an opinion about the world and Writers have an opinion about the world and offer arguments about the world. They should offer contemplation. — Salman Rushdie
Contemplation Quotes By Helen Greaves: More and more I am learning to let More and more I am learning to let go of urgency and to let my soul sink deeply and refreshingly into contemplation of the joy of the Spirit. — Helen Greaves
Contemplation Quotes By Viet Thanh Nguyen: Did we salivate for sadness, or had we Did we salivate for sadness, or had we only learned to enjoy what we were forced to eat? — Viet Thanh Nguyen
Contemplation Quotes By Robert A. Heinlein: Contemplation must bring forth right action in order Contemplation must bring forth right action in order to permit further growth. — Robert A. Heinlein
Contemplation Quotes By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe: The one who acts is always without conscience; The one who acts is always without conscience; nobody has a conscience but the contemplative person. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Contemplation Quotes By Douglas V. Steere: Work without contemplation is never enough. Work without contemplation is never enough. — Douglas V. Steere
Contemplation Quotes By Alexis De Tocqueville: In democratic society each citizen is habitually busy In democratic society each citizen is habitually busy with the contemplation of a very petty object, which is himself. — Alexis De Tocqueville
Contemplation Quotes By Thomas Aquinas: It is necessary for the perfection of human It is necessary for the perfection of human society that there should be men who devote their lives to contemplation. — Thomas Aquinas
Contemplation Quotes By John Mark Reynolds: What makes Geoffrey Chaucer such compelling reading is What makes Geoffrey Chaucer such compelling reading is his creation of a riveting conversation between the ideal and the everyday. — John Mark Reynolds
Contemplation Quotes By Ambrose Bierce: MAN, n. An animal so lost in rapturous MAN, n. An animal so lost in rapturous contemplation of what he thinks he is as to overlook what he indubitably ought to be. — Ambrose Bierce
Contemplation Quotes By Tahir Shah: Contemplation is a luxury, requiring time and alternatives. Contemplation is a luxury, requiring time and alternatives. — Tahir Shah
Contemplation Quotes By Tom Turner: If the nature of the world is revealed If the nature of the world is revealed to man through religion, then gardens, as places for contemplation, should symbolise the perfection of nature. — Tom Turner
Contemplation Quotes By Pat Conroy: Mansions were forming like jewels in my bloodstream. Mansions were forming like jewels in my bloodstream. — Pat Conroy
Contemplation Quotes By Brian Zahnd: As long as we look at the world As long as we look at the world through the eyes of self-interest and self-defense we will never see the world as God sees it. ContemplationBrian Zahnd
Contemplation Quotes By John Gay: Give me, kind heaven, a private station, a Give me, kind heaven, a private station, a mind serene for contemplation. — John Gay
Contemplation Quotes By Isaac D'Israeli: The act of contemplation then creates the thing The act of contemplation then creates the thing created. — Isaac D'Israeli
Contemplation Quotes By Anthony S. Maulucci: The greatness of poetry comes from its struggle The greatness of poetry comes from its struggle to express the rapture of the soul in the contemplation of beauty. — Anthony S. Maulucci
Contemplation Quotes By W.B.Yeats: Ecstasy is from the contemplation of things vaster Ecstasy is from the contemplation of things vaster than the individual and imperfectly seen perhaps, by all those that still live. — W.B.Yeats
Contemplation Quotes By Debasish Mridha: Formal education opens the world to you; contemplation Formal education opens the world to you; contemplation and reflection open yourself to you. — Debasish Mridha
Contemplation Quotes By Pope John Paul II: Holidays and vacations can help to balance activity Holidays and vacations can help to balance activity with contemplation, haste with more natural rhythms, noise with the heralding silence of peace. — Pope John Paul II
Contemplation Quotes By Sheniz Janmohamed: When the last leaf falls,what will die within When the last leaf falls,
what will die within us? — Sheniz Janmohamed
Contemplation Quotes By E. Lockhart: He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong coffee. I could have looked at him forever. — E. Lockhart
Contemplation Quotes By David Malpass: Politicians are addicted to spending and revenue extraction. Politicians are addicted to spending and revenue extraction. As with an addict, there's little pause for moral or legal contemplation. — David Malpass
Contemplation Quotes By John Mason Neale: Jerusalem the golden, with milk and honey blessed, Jerusalem the golden, with milk and honey blessed, beneath thy contemplation sink heart and voice oppressed. — John Mason Neale
Contemplation Quotes By William Golding: There's a kinship among men who have sat There's a kinship among men who have sat by a dying fire and measured the worth of their life by it. — William Golding
Contemplation Quotes By Viktor E. Frankl: I understood how a man who has nothing I understood how a man who has nothing left in this world still may know bliss, be it only for a brief moment, in the contemplation of his beloved. — Viktor E. Frankl
Contemplation Quotes By George Gillespie: Reformation ends not in contemplation, but in action. Reformation ends not in contemplation, but in action. — George Gillespie
Contemplation Quotes By Thomas Cole: Amid those scenes of solitude ... the mind Amid those scenes of solitude ... the mind is cast into the contemplation of eternal things. — Thomas Cole
Contemplation Quotes By Piet Mondrian: I want to abolish time, especially in the I want to abolish time, especially in the contemplation of architecture. — Piet Mondrian
Contemplation Quotes By Ananda Coomaraswamy: The man incapable of contemplation cannot be an The man incapable of contemplation cannot be an artist, but only a skillful workman. — Ananda Coomaraswamy
Contemplation Quotes By Stephen Leacock: Humor may be defined as the kindly contemplation Humor may be defined as the kindly contemplation of the incongruities of life, and the artistic expression thereof. — Stephen Leacock
Contemplation Quotes By James Harrington: Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of man, being brought forth by his will into action. — James Harrington
Contemplation Quotes By James Joyce: By thinking of things you could understand them. By thinking of things you could understand them. — James Joyce
Contemplation Quotes By David Hume: The first ideas of religion arose, not from The first ideas of religion arose, not from contemplation of the works of nature, but from a concern with regard to the events of life. — David Hume
Contemplation Quotes By Owen Feltham: Contemplation is necessary to generate an object, but Contemplation is necessary to generate an object, but action must propagate it. — Owen Feltham
Contemplation Quotes By Ernest Holmes: No person whose entire time is spent in No person whose entire time is spent in the contemplation of limitation can demonstrate freedom from such limitation. — Ernest Holmes
Contemplation Quotes By Simone Weil: The feeding of those that are hungry is The feeding of those that are hungry is a form of contemplation. — Simone Weil
Contemplation Quotes By Gabriel Marcel: The wise man knows how to run his The wise man knows how to run his life so that contemplation is Possible. — Gabriel Marcel
Contemplation Quotes By Susan Sontag: All great art contains at its center contemplation, All great art contains at its center contemplation, a dynamic contemplation. — Susan Sontag
Contemplation Quotes By M. Scott Peck: A life of Wisdom must be a life A life of Wisdom must be a life of contemplation and action — M. Scott Peck
Contemplation Quotes By Sarah Manguso: the wild velocity of motherhood, an enforced momentum the wild velocity of motherhood, an enforced momentum forbidding contemplation. — Sarah Manguso
Contemplation Quotes By Orison Swett Marden: By constant contemplation of excellence, we clear our By constant contemplation of excellence, we clear our selfhood of all dross and impurities. — Orison Swett Marden
Contemplation Quotes By Samuel Rogers: Paris strikes the vulgar part of us infinitely Paris strikes the vulgar part of us infinitely the most, but to a thinking mind London is incomparably the most delightful subject for contemplation. — Samuel Rogers
Contemplation Quotes By Laurence Gonzales: The plan, a memory of the future, tries The plan, a memory of the future, tries on reality to see if it fits. — Laurence Gonzales
Contemplation Quotes By George Santayana: Art supplies constantly to contemplation what nature seldom Art supplies constantly to contemplation what nature seldom affords in concrete experience - the union of life and peace. — George Santayana
Contemplation Quotes By Rachel Kushner: A forced contemplation of the heavens, crisp and A forced contemplation of the heavens, crisp and angelic blue, a classic prelude to death. — Rachel Kushner
Contemplation Quotes By Joel T. McGrath: An individual excels where the institution fails. An individual excels where the institution fails. — Joel T. McGrath
Contemplation Quotes By Jay Woodman: Let us not fear our wild thoughts for Let us not fear our wild thoughts for they can give rise to wondrous contemplation, creative endeavour, life changing ideas, momentous bliss. — Jay Woodman
Contemplation Quotes By Meister Eckhart: That which a man acquires by contemplation he That which a man acquires by contemplation he should spend in love. — Meister Eckhart
Contemplation Quotes By Kahlil Gibran: Let your home be you mast and not Let your home be you mast and not your anchor. — Kahlil Gibran
Contemplation Quotes By Leonardo Da Vinci: The senses are of the earth, the reason The senses are of the earth, the reason stands apart from them in contemplation. — Leonardo Da Vinci
Contemplation Quotes By Henry David Thoreau: One can hardly imagine a more healthful employment, One can hardly imagine a more healthful employment, or one more favorable to contemplation and the observation of nature. — Henry David Thoreau
Contemplation Quotes By H.W. Brands: Eugene Debs entered jail a moderate Unionist and Eugene Debs entered jail a moderate Unionist and emerged a Socialist. — H.W. Brands
Contemplation Quotes By Basho Matsuo: Many solemn nights Blond moon, we stand and Many solemn nights
Blond moon, we stand and marvel...
Sleeping our noons away — Basho Matsuo
Contemplation Quotes By Euripides: Surely again, to heal men's wounds by music's Surely again, to heal men's wounds by music's spell. — Euripides