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Having admitted that he did wrong, there's still the critical question, 'Do we want to launch the single most serious constitutional process that our system contemplates?' And the answer to that, in my view, is no. (Quote by - Charles Ruff)

That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful. (Quote by - Edgar Allan Poe)

We need to continually look within ourselves. Contemplate our inner being and find our own unique voice and then learn to heed it and we will then have the life experience we deserve. (Quote by - Dirk Benedict)

To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite; To forgive wrongs darker than death or night; To defy power which seems omnipotent; To love, and bear; to hope till Hope creates From its own wreck the thing it contemplates. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

But first and chiefest, with thee bring Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation. (Quote by - John Milton)

I think it would be totally inappropriate for me to even contemplate what I am thinking about. (Quote by - Don Mazankowski)

One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

There's no contemplative process. She doesn't understand things that are so obvious to us. (Quote by - Xavier Amador)

Do not contemplate on death; it is just an incident in life; contemplate on God, who is the master of all life. (Quote by - Sri Sathya Sai Baba)

This Ariyan Eightfold Path, that is to say: Right view, right aim, right speech, right action, right living, right effort, right mindfulness, right contemplation. (Quote by - Buddha)

When holy and devout religious men Are at their beads, 'tis much to draw them thence, So sweet is zealous contemplation. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Most true happiness comes from one's inner life, from the disposition of the mind and soul. Admittedly, a good inner life is hard to achieve, especially in these trying times. It takes reflection and contemplation and selfdiscipline. (Quote by - Contributed by: Dan Hansen)

The proper method of philosophy consists in clearly conceiving the insoluble problems in all their insolubility and then in simply contemplating them, fixedly and tirelessly, year after year, without any hope, patiently waiting. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

The country life is to be preferred, for there we see the works of God; but in cities little else but the works of men. And the one makes a better subject for contemplation than the other. (Quote by - William Penn)

A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind. (Quote by - Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or pr. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Self-contemplation is infallibly the symptom of disease. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

We count on the city for fire service, but we've contemplated starting our own fire service in the past. (Universities) have two options: you either work with the city or you start your own fire service. (Quote by - Dennis Bailey)

Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing. (Quote by - Dodie Smith)

My sole literary ambition is to write one good novel, then retire to my hut in the desert, assume the lotus position, compose my mind and senses, and sink into meditation, contemplating my novel. (Quote by - Edward Abbey)

We're not contemplating any change for our competitions. (Quote by - Bob Combs)

Murder in the murderer is no such ruinous thought as poets and romancers will have it; it does not unsettle him, or fright him from his ordinary notice of trifles; it is an act quite easy to be contemplated. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them. (Quote by - David Hume)

Anyone contemplating world war is certifiably insane, no matter how calm they seem. (Quote by - Vanna Bonta)

To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life. (Quote by - T.S. Eliot)

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