Quotes: connection

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.
  • Dean William R. Inge
    Dean William R. Inge
    Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
    Dean William R. Inge
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    Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Enthusiasm. A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
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    Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed.
  • Alice Hoffman
    Alice Hoffman
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    I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there's a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
  • In sex we have the source of man's true connection with the cosmos and of his servile dependence. The categories of sex, male and female, are cosmic categories, not merely anthropological categories.
  • Andre Weil
    Andre Weil
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    Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different; it does not fail to lead us astray quite often.
  • It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    German poet 1875-1926
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    Just as language has no longer anything in common with the thing it names, so the movements of most of the people who live in cities have lost their connection with the earth; they hang, as it were, in the air, hover in all directions, and find no place where they can settle.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
  • Allen Tate
    Allen Tate
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    Narcissism and the Confederate dead cannot be connected logically, or even historically; even were the connection an historical fact, they would not stand connected as art, for no one experiences raw history.
  • Gaston Bachelard
    Gaston Bachelard
    French scientist and philosopher 1884-1962
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    One must always maintain one's connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. To remain in touch with the past requires a love of memory. To remain in touch with the past requires a constant imaginative effort.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
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    Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
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