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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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Inside an oasis, there are many little deserts.

Inside an oasis, there are many little deserts.

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The next time you go out to a smoking party, young feller, fill
your pipe with that 'ere reflection.

The next time you go out to a smoking party, young feller, fill
your pipe with that 'ere reflection.

by Charles Dickens 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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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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Can the believing husband in Heaven be happy with his unbelieving wife in Hell? Can the believing father in Heaven read more

Can the believing husband in Heaven be happy with his unbelieving wife in Hell? Can the believing father in Heaven be happy with his unbelieving children in Hell? Can the loving wife in Heaven be happy with her unbelieving husband in Hell? I tell

by Jonathan Edwards 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 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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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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The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit read more

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

by Thomas Merton Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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