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To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation. - Isaac Newton Quotes
To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation.
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The notion of education through handicrafts rises from the contemplation of truth and love permeating life's activities.
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Wisdom requires not only the investigation of many things, but contemplation of the mystery. - Jeremy Narby Quotes
Wisdom requires not only the investigation of many things, but contemplation of the mystery.
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In this state of absorbed contemplation, there is no longer any question of holding an object in view; the vision is such that seeing and seen are one; object and act of vision have become identical.
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The wider our contemplation of creation, the grander is our conception of God. - Cyril of Jerusalem Quotes
The wider our contemplation of creation, the grander is our conception of God.
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No person whose entire time is spent in the contemplation of limitation can demonstrate freedom from such limitation.
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The greatness of contemplation can be given to none but those who love. - Pope Gregory I Quotes
The greatness of contemplation can be given to none but those who love.
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Contemplation within activity is a million times better than contemplation within stillness. - Hakuin Ekaku Quotes
Contemplation within activity is a million times better than contemplation within stillness.
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What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love. - Meister Eckhart Quotes
What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.
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Recitation of the Qur'an without contemplation and thought is futile. - Ali ibn Abi Talib Quotes
Recitation of the Qur'an without contemplation and thought is futile.
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Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them. - Gabriel Marcel Quotes
Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them.
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If there is a special Hades for writers is would be in the forced contemplation of their own works. - John Dos Passos Quotes
If there is a special Hades for writers is would be in the forced contemplation of their own works.
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We have within us the power to uplift ourselves. This power is our own awareness.
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Better to illuminate than merely to shine.
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If you learn music, you'll learn history. If you learn music, you'll learn mathematics. If you learn music, you'll learn most all there is to learn.
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Our rulers at the present day, with their machines and their preachers, are all occupied in putting into our heads the preposterous notion that activity rather than contemplation is the object of life.
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Worship is adoring contemplation of God.
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Ecstasy is from the contemplation of things vaster than the individual and imperfectly seen perhaps, by all those that still live.
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But active programming consists of the design of new programs, rather than contemplation of old programs.
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It is possible that the contemplation of cruelty will not make us humane but cruel; that the reiteration of the badness of our spiritual condition will make us consent to it.
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Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going?
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Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing. - Dodie Smith Quotes
Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing.
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Reformation ends not in contemplation, but in action.
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Our very contract with nature has a deep restorative power; contemplation of its magnificence imparts peace and serenity.
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Teach correctly... Find delight in contemplation.
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Contemplation is the loving sense of this life, this presence and this eternity.
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Instead of yielding to idle conversation it might profit one to cultivate silence and contemplation.
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Whatever we think about and question a lot becomes questionable.
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Nature is seen by humans through a screen of beliefs, knowledge, and purposes, and it is in terms of their images of nature, rather than of the actual structure of nature, that they act. Yet, it is upon nature itself that they do act, and it is nature itself that acts upon them, nurturing or destroying them.
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Self-contemplation is infallibly the symptom of disease.
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For contemplation is both the highest form of activity (since the intellect is the highest thing in us, and the objects that it apprehends are the highest things that can be known), and also it is the most continuous, because we are more capable of continuous contemplation than we are of any practical activity.
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Music is the mediator between the life of the senses and the life of the spirit.
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Contemplation is a luxury, requiring time and alternatives.
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Contemplation is to knowledge what digestion is to food - the way to get life out of it
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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.
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That which a man acquires by contemplation he should spend in love.
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I have created a life style that supports contemplation, service to words.
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I feel like I'm stepping into a place of spiritual contemplation every time I enter a studio; it's always had a certain magic to me that has never worn off with familiarity.
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Never trust a thought that didn't come by walking.
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Contemplate sweetly on love, and the wisdom of God shall find you.
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There is no art without contemplation.
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The law of flying was not discovered by the contemplation of things staying on the ground.
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It is necessary for the perfection of human society that there should be men who devote their lives to contemplation.
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I can recommend nothing better... than that you endeavor to infuse into your works what you learn from the contemplation of the works of others.
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Everyone who wants to know what will happen ought to examine what has happened: everything in this world in any epoch has their replicas in antiquity.
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No Roman ever died in contemplation over a geometrical diagram.
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It was the contemplation of God that created men who were equal, for it was in God that they were equal.
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That which is not worth contemplating in life, is not worth recreating in art.
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Death itself is less painful when it comes upon us unawares than the bare contemplation of it, even when danger is far distant.
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Surely again, to heal men's wounds by music's spell.
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Good-nature is that benevolent and amiable temper of mind which disposes us to feel the misfortunes and enjoy the happiness of others, and, consequently, pushes us on to promote the latter and prevent the former; and that without any abstract contemplation on the beauty of virtue, and without the allurements or terrors of religion.
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Self-contemplation is apt to end in self-conceit.
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Works of art must persist as objects of contemplation.
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The act of contemplation then creates the thing created.
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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.
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The life of wisdom must be a life of contemplation combined with action.
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Society develops wit, but its contemplation alone forms genius.
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Contemplation is necessary to generate an object, but action must propagate it.
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Do not contemplate on death; it is just an incident in life; contemplate on God, who is the master of all life.
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...music is the living God in our bosoms.
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Human vision is endowed with the greatest Reality, since it comes to us directly from the contemplation of the Universe.
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The ultimate meaning of the active life is to make possible the happiness of contemplation.
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Books that talk about 'contemplation' often seem to have been written on Jupiter. This one is a sterling exception.
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The activity of God, which is transcendent in blessedness, is the activity of contemplation; and therefore among human activities that which is most akin to the divine activity of contemplation will be the greatest source of happiness.
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In the contemplation of beauty we are raised above ourselves, the passions are silenced and we are happy in the recognition of a good that we do not seek to possess.
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Erotic love is one of the highest forms of contemplation.
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All great art contains at its center contemplation, a dynamic contemplation.
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I live not in dreams but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future.
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Contemplation is that condition of alert passivity, in which the soul lays itself open to the divine Ground within and without, the immanent and transcendent Godhead.
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Faith, it is evident, may be relied on to produce sustained action and, more rarely, sustained contemplation.
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I know nothing more noble than the contemplation of the world.
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The feeding of those that are hungry is a form of contemplation.
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Furthermore, the apostolic life does not exclude contemplation but encompasses it and profits by it to know better the eternal truths it must proclaim
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I'm having the time of my life figuring out this next move.
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the contemplation of this world beckoned like a liberation - Albert Einstein Quotes
the contemplation of this world beckoned like a liberation
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There are few things more pleasing than the contemplation of order and useful arrangement. - Arthur Phillips Quotes
There are few things more pleasing than the contemplation of order and useful arrangement.
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The way of nothingness is the way of Zen. It is just a term. The contemplation of nothingness or everythingness is where everything starts.
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My life will always have dirty dishes. If this sink can become a place of contemplation, let me learn constancy here.
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True contemplation is reflecting on the blessings of God in your life.
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One can hardly imagine a more healthful employment, or one more favorable to contemplation and the observation of nature.
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