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Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. (Quote by - Diane Arbus)

Assuming the spark does not happen, it can go on much longer, .. Nobody wants it to stop. We don't want to contemplate sharply higher rates and prices. The Japanese and Chinese don't want to contemplate it either. (Quote by - Jay Bryson)

We originally contemplated the casino hotel to be a mid-to-high-end property. We've repositioned that to be very much a luxury hotel. (Quote by - Alan Feldman)

The world should contemplate a nuclear weapons-armed Iran with the greatest of concern. (Quote by - Daniel Fried)

O Nanak, through the Guru's Teachings, you shall be saved, contemplating the True Name. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

It's potentially a bigger threat than Katrina because there is more refining capacity in the Houston area. This is a double whammy for the industry it's an amazing thing to contemplate. (Quote by - Bob Slaughter)

These proposals for the national park system are unconscionable. It's hard to believe anyone could even contemplate drafting something this extreme. (Quote by - Craig Obey)

The literary critic, or the critic of any other specific form of artistic expression, may detach himself from the world for as long as the work of art he is contemplating appears to do the same. (Quote by - Clive James)

The pipe draws wisdom from the lips of the philosopher, and shuts up the mouth of the foolish: it generates a style of conversation, contemplative, thoughtful, benevolent, and unaffected. (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackeray)

There were a lot of elements to this. It wasn't just recent results. I've been contemplating looking at this situation real seriously for the last three, four months. (Quote by - Bob Bowlsby)

I contemplate the body, dead and diseased as well as alive and healthy. (Quote by - Dr. Richard Selzer)

The act of contemplation then creates the thing created. (Quote by - Isaac D'Israeli)

In discourse more sweet, (For Eloquence the Sound, Song charmes the sense,) Others apart sat on a hill retir'd, In thoughts more elevate, and reasoned high Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will and Fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute; And found no end, in wand'ring mazes lost. (Quote by - John Milton)

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives. (Quote by - Cyril Connolly)

By getting up early in the morning one also gets more time at his disposal for work as compared to late-risers. Scholar and thinkers get up early in the morning and contemplate. . (Quote by - Rig Veda)

Those who are more adapted to the active life can prepare themselves for contemplation in the practice of the active life, while those who are more adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves the works of the active life so as to become yet. (Quote by - St. Thomas Aquinas)

When a man does a household job, he goes through three periods: contemplating how it will be done; contemplating when it will be done; and contemplating. (Quote by - Marcelene Cox)

The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Anyone who is contemplating going to Afghanistan does need to think very carefully about the consequences, both to them and their families in terms of the grief they may suffer, as well as contemplate the legal action that might follow on their return, if they were to return. (Quote by - Geoff Hoon)

Anybody who's contemplating voting for him is not likely to vote for the current mayor. (Quote by - Christopher Munger)

In no way have we contemplated the intervention of the army in tasks that belong to police at the different levels of government. What is contemplated .. is support from the army in these tasks but not in direct actions that correspond to municipal, state and federal police. (Quote by - Ruben Aguilar)

From the True Guru, I obtained spiritual wisdom; I contemplate the Lord's essence. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

Bridget is adventurous. Not many 15-year-olds leave home to spend a semester abroad. She has also shown creativity, taking the Fresh Writers program to areas not contemplated by us. She approached the administration at Shaker Height High School and is getting high school credit for putting together and executing her own author tour from Cleveland to Buffalo to Syracuse. (Quote by - Bill Jelen)

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