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    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

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A soul without reflection, like a pile
Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.

A soul without reflection, like a pile
Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.

by Edward Young 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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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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The learn'd reflect on what before they knew.

The learn'd reflect on what before they knew.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is
incumbent on me to know my read more

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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Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the same flower, when rank and read more

Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the same flower, when rank and running to seed.

by Desiderius Erasmus Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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The solitary side of our nature demands leisure for reflection
upon subjects on which the dash and whirl of read more

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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Democracy is the art of thinking independently together

Democracy is the art of thinking independently together

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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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