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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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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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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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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 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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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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Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.

Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.

by Peter F. Drucker Found in: Reflection Quotes,
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Democracy is the art of thinking independently together

Democracy is the art of thinking independently together

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