Quotes of Contemplate

“ The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness. ”

- Nikos Kazantzakis

“ For, he that expects nothing shall not be disappointed, but he that expects much — if he lives and uses that in hand day by day — shall be full to running over. ”

- Edgar Cayce

“ Where there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see. ”

- Dorothea Lange

“ The eyes see what the heart loves. If the heart loves God and is single in this devotion, then the eyes will see God whether others see Him or not. ”

- Warren Wiersbe

“ And muse on Nature with a poet's eye. ”

- Thomas Campbell

“ An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of; we blind them as quickly as possible. ”

- Russell Hoban

“ When a man does a household job, he goes through three periods: contemplating how it will be done; contemplating when it will be done; and contemplating. ”

- Marcelene Cox

“ We can only know one thing about God — that he is what we are not. Our wretchedness alone is an image of this. The more we contemplate it, the more we contemplate him. ”

- Simone Weil

“ Standing on soil feels so much different than standing on city pavement; it lets you look inward and reflect and see who you really are, while you see a beautiful, unspoiled land as far as the eye can see. It allows your inner life to grow. ”

- Ricardo Montalban

“ It is only since linguistics has become more aware of its object of study, i.e. perceives the whole extent of it, that it is evident that this science can make a contribution to a range of studies that will be of interest to almost anyone. ”

- Ferdinand De Saussure

“ We shall never be understood or respected by the English until we carry our individuality to extremes, and by asserting our independence, become of sufficient consequence in their eyes to merit a closer study than they have hitherto accorded us. ”

- Henry Lawson

“ I have decided that suicide is completely out of the question. I refuse to end the suffering of others… No, I must contemplate homicide and end the suffering of one… ME!!! ”

- Anonymous

“ Happiness, noun. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening. ”

- Marshall McLuhan

“ In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate. ”

- Rene Descartes

“ Beauty in things exist in the mind which contemplates them. ”

- David Hume

“ Use harms and even destroys beauty. The noblest function of an object is to be contemplated. ”

- Miguel de Unamuno

“ A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate… ”

- Terry Pratchett

“ Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them. ”

- David Hume

“ Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art. ”

- Paul Theroux

“ Happiness is an agreeable sensation, arising from contemplating the misery of others. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ He is incapable of truly good action who finds not a pleasure in contemplating the good actions of others. ”

- Johann Kaspar Lavater

“ It's so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you just do it. ”

- Robert Maynard Pirsig

“ Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ Logic works, metaphysics contemplates. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ My ass contemplates those who talk behind my back. ”

- Francis Picabia
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