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German mystic 1260-1326 AD
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
Adlai E. Stevenson II
American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
American feminist writer 1934-
But somewhere within each of us, buried at varying depths depending on the age and degree of neglect or abuse, shame or coercion we endured, there is a resistant, daydreaming, rebellious, creative, unique child -- a true self who is waiting.Source: Revolution from Within (2012) 98
Ancient Chinese text
Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the uni- verse and are appointed by Heaven.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
American author and clergyman 1814-1880
Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
Even if the whole world were to fall to pieces, the unity of the psyche would never be shattered. And the wider and more numerous the fissures on the surface, the more the unity is strengthened in the depths.Source: Civilization in Transition (1964)
American politician, and author 1951-
Every time I am looking into the depths of somebody's brain, I'm thinking, 'This is what makes a person who they are. That structure contains memories. Everything that they've ever experienced is right in there.'
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
American Author 1906-
For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.
American businessman and politician 1954-
From the depths of the Pacific to the deserts of Iraq, more than a million American soldiers, Airmen, midshipmen, and Marines have laid down their lives for their friends, their families and our nation.
American novelist and essayist 1959-
Good novels are produced by people who voluntarily isolate themselves and go deep, and report from the depths on what they find.
American president (7th) 1767-1845
I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.
Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher
It's my belief that history is a wheel. 'Inconstancy is my very essence,' says the wheel. Rise up on my spokes if you like but don't complain when you're cast back down into the depths. Good time pass away, but then so do the bad. Mutability is our tragedy, but it's also our hope. The worst of time, like the best, are always passing away.
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
Look into the depths of your own soul and learn first to know yourself, then you will understand why this illness was bound to come upon you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill.
French writer 1888-1948
No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
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