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Reflection is the business of man; a sense of his state is his first duty: but who remembereth himself in read more

Reflection is the business of man; a sense of his state is his first duty: but who remembereth himself in joy? Is it not in mercy then that sorrow is allotted unto us?

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Do not mix de galloping of your horse, my knight, with the beating of your heart.

Do not mix de galloping of your horse, my knight, with the beating of your heart.

by Chinese Proverbs Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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The solitary side of our nature demands leisure for reflection
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The solitary side of our nature demands leisure for reflection
upon subjects on which the dash and whirl of daily business, so
long as its clouds rise thick about us, forbid the intellect to
fasten itself.

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In water one sees one's own face; But in wine one beholds the heart of another

In water one sees one's own face; But in wine one beholds the heart of another

by French Proverb Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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For take thy ballaunce if thou be so wise,
And weigh the winds that under heaven doth blow;
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For take thy ballaunce if thou be so wise,
And weigh the winds that under heaven doth blow;
Or weigh the light that in the east doth rise;
Or weigh the thought that from man's mind doth flow.

by Edmund Spenser Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the read more

There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the act of thinking, and those that bolt into the mind of their own accord

by Thomas Paine Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is
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Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is
incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know
its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very
atoms.

by Kahlil Gibran Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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Let the "Tribune" put all this in its pipe and smoke it.

Let the "Tribune" put all this in its pipe and smoke it.

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Inside an oasis, there are many little deserts.

Inside an oasis, there are many little deserts.

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