Quotes: magnificence

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  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A religion, old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by conventional faiths. Sooner or later such a religion will emerge.
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
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    Any city may have one period of magnificence, like Boston or New Orleans or San Francisco, but it takes a real one to keep renewing itself until the past is perennially forgotten.
  • George Sand
    George Sand
    French Novelist 1804-1876
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    Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
  • James Thomson
    James Thomson
    Scottish poet 1700-1748
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    I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?
  • I used to look down on the world for being corrupt, but now I adore it for the utter magnificence of that corruption.
  • Annie Leibovitz
    Annie Leibovitz
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    I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.
  • Booth Tarkington
    Booth Tarkington
    American novelist and dramatist 1869-1946
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    Major Amberson had made a fortune in 1873, when other people were losing fortunes, and the magnificence of the Ambersons began then.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    The purpose of life is not to fight against evil and misfortune; it is to unveil magnificence.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    We attain freedom as we let go of whatever does not reflect our magnificence.
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