Contemplation quotes

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Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that ...
He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if ...
Human knowledge and human power meet in one; for where the cause is not known the effect cannot be produced. Nature to be commande ...
The tranquility and peace that a scholar needs is something as sweet and exhilarating as love. Unspeakable joys are showered on us ...
Love is like some fresh spring, first a stream and then a river, changing its aspect and its nature as it flows to plunge itself i ...
There exist certain individuals who are, by nature, given purely to contemplation and are utterly unsuited to action, and who, nev ...
Apparently they have reached their destination.
It would be hard to say what brought them there,
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Nature in darkness groans
And men are bound to sullen contemplation in the night:
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Have a sense of piety ever on your mind, and be ever mindful that this is subject to no change, but will last you as long as life ...
Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own ...
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