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Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
~By Peter Drucker ~


When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream, between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection, it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.
~By Gerard De Nerval ~


When the shot is afterwards subjected to white light, colour appears because of selective reflection.
~By Gabriel Lippmann ~


The awesomeness of God is that even in the works of the Beach Boys, Beatles, etc., the beauty of the music is a mere reflection of what God does everyday. He creates music of all kinds and moods.
~By John Foster ~


Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


I had chosen to use my work as a reflection of my values.
~By Sidney Poitier ~


Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


When you go out onto the stage, all the preparation has to be forced into your subconscious. For the moment of the performance, we all have to return to a new level of unconsciousness. All the reflection and all the doubts have to be laid aside before you start.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
~By David Hume ~


The reflection of the flame in the glass seems to be touching the hand. And you feel the helpless fear of these dismembered parts. This sort of thing can hardly be visualized at the script stage.
~By Terence Fisher ~


Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
~By Denis Diderot ~


The shock caused by the September 11 events has also lead to a thorough reflection on the existing disparity between rich and poor countries, on the misery of populations of the South.
~By Omar Bongo ~


The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
~By Alexander Pope ~


There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
~By Confucius ~


I am one of the writers who wish to create serious works of literature which dissociate themselves from those novels which are mere reflections of the vast consumer cultures of Tokyo and the subcultures of the world at large.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


A little reflection will show us that every belief, even the simplest and most fundamental, goes beyond experience when regarded as a guide to our actions.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


Theater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


But when one believes that you've been appointed by God for a particular mission in history, you have to be very careful about that, how you speak about that. Where is the self-reflection in that? Where is the humility in that?
~By Jim Wallis ~


I do like things that are not necessarily a reflection of what is considered the right thing by this culture. Somehow, promoting that status quo I find uninteresting.
~By Crispin Glover ~


In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it.
~By Cal Thomas ~


Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality.
~By Rupert Murdoch ~


Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.
~By Alan Cohen ~


This means that the mind or spirit is present anywhere, because it is nowhere attached to any particular place. And it can remain present because, even when related to this or that object, it does not cling to it by reflection and thus lose its original mobility.
~By Eugen Herrigel ~


She's a reflection of my fascination with the diversity of America she's totally normal in New York, but a freak in Texas. There are dozens of such clashes in America.
~By Lee Child ~


The elections that have taken place in these countries are a reflection of the lure of Democracy, and the resilience of our men and women in uniform who helped bring freedom to many who never knew what the word truly meant.
~By Jim Sensenbrenner ~


It seems obvious to me that the notion of God has never been anything but a kind of ideal projection, a reflection upward of the human personality, and that theology never has been and never can be anything but a more and more purified mythology.
~By Alfred Loisy ~


Throughout this evolution from left to right, Beard always detested war. Hence his writings were slanted to show that the military side of history was insignificant or a mere reflection of economic forces.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


There is no one, who possesses intelligence and uses reflection, who does not understand that it is one Being who both created all things and governs them with the same energy by which He created them.
~By Lactantius ~


Most of our fans seem to be very intelligent people who don't stand out too much, but they're still total freaks. I like that - they're smart and sadistic, which I think is a reflection at us.
~By Gene Ween ~


People might say I'm difficult, but did you ever hear anyone describe a label as 'difficult'? By nature, artists should challenge. When they call you difficult, it is a reflection of the imbalance of power.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
~By Thomas Paine ~


But unfortunately Locke treated ideas of reflection as if they were another class of objects of contemplation beside ideas of sensation.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.
~By Cesar Chavez ~


One does not meet oneself until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human.
~By Loren Eiseley ~


I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
~By Thomas Paine ~


'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories.
~By William James ~


I have just explained my idea of how a constructive period of reflection, one that would send a clear message to the citizens of Europe: You should now what our priorities are. For Germany this means: Unemployment is one of one of our biggest problems.
~By Angela Merkel ~


Philosophical reflection could not leave the relation of mind and spirit in the obscurity which had satisfied the needs of the naive consciousness.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


I have never known a really chic woman whose appearance was not, in large part, an outward reflection of her inner self.
~By Mainbocher ~


Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
~By John Quincy Adams ~


Your glass will not do you half so much service as a serious reflection on your own minds.
~By Mary Astell ~


Music is my life, it is a reflection of what I go through.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


Only after awhile. After it came out and people began to engage in discussions about the social reflections of the film that I realized it had an importance I hadn't thought of.
~By Rod Steiger ~


The air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land we inhabit are not only critical elements in the quality of life we enjoy - they are a reflection of the majesty of our Creator.
~By Rick Perry ~


What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.
~By James Madison ~


For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


A moment's reflection shows that Liberalism is entirely negative. It is not a formative force, but always and only a disintegrating force.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


It was stunning actually, because what you would hope for from our national leaders is some reflection, some understanding that the situation that we encountered in Iraq was not what we expected, that it was not what he said it would be.
~By Chris Van Hollen ~


We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
~By Jean Paul ~


At one time I thought the Editor of the Lancet would kindly publish a letter from me on the subject, but further reflection led me to doubt whether so insignificant an individual would be noticed without some special introduction.
~By William Banting ~


The mid-day sun is too much for most eyes; one is dazzled even with its reflection. Be careful that too broad and high an aim does not paralyze your effort and clog your springs of action.
~By Learned Hand ~


Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
~By John Ruskin ~


Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
~By John Locke ~


By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
~By Confucius ~


If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks' vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days.
~By Dorothy Canfield Fisher ~


Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.
~By Giambattista Vico ~


Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
~By Sophocles ~


My father is the jailhouse. My father is your system... I am only what you made me. I am only a reflection of you.
~By Charles Manson ~


It is not possible, given any degree of optimism and generosity in regard to people in general, to set a time limit on creative reflection or a limitation on the number of people involved in the creation.
~By Earle Brown ~


The World War broke out with such elemental violence, and with such resort to all means for leading or misleading public opinion, that no time was available for reflection and consideration.
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


I do not recall spending long hours in front of a mirror loving my reflection.
~By Gene Tierney ~


The reflection of the world is blues, that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


In silence and movement you can show the reflection of people.
~By Marcel Marceau ~


With some people solitariness is an escape not from others but from themselves. For they see in the eyes of others only a reflection of themselves.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


On the robot kit, I can choose very boring parts or I can choose exciting and interesting parts. That is a reflection of my personality and the kinds of things I am interested in.
~By Bill Budge ~


Boring people are a reflection of boring people.
~By Douglas Horton ~


Today begins a new saga in my life which I expect to strengthen me and allow me time for reflection... I plan to write music while in prison, read and pray regularly and will come out a stronger, more confident woman.
~By Lil' Kim ~


The coming of honor or disgrace must be a reflection of one's inner power.
~By Xun Zi ~


Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


I titled the album Reflections because I am reflecting on my music career.
~By Miriam Makeba ~


There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.
~By Denis Diderot ~


Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
~By John Updike ~


In sum, thought and reflection have been rendered thoroughly pointless by the circumstances in which modern men and women live and act.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Now to consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk. Such rules and laws are deduced from the accomplished fact; they are the products of reflection.
~By Edward Weston ~


Whatever my recorded output is, it's a reflection of a general love of music.
~By Pat Metheny ~


It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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?
~By James Thomson ~


We too, through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection, mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.
~By Shawn Ashmore ~


Men seek for vocabularies that are reflections of reality. To this end, they must develop vocabularies that are selections of reality. And any selection of reality must, in certain circumstances, function as a deflection of reality.
~By Kenneth Burke ~


But the first differentiation of its reflection in the manifested World is purely Spiritual, and the Beings generated in it are not endowed with a consciousness that has any relation to the one we conceive of.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


Being black is not a matter of pigmentation - being black is a reflection of a mental attitude.
~By Steven Biko ~


Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest.
~By Anne Tyler ~


The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
~By Thomas Merton ~


We spent a lot of time on that record with the sound and recorded it on the Paramount sound stage which is this huge room where the sound is reflected but the reflection is so late and comes from so far away that it doesn't blur the music but gives you a room nonetheless.
~By Leo Kottke ~


I had a born-again experience at the age of 33. As a result of that I found a church where I felt I was being fed properly. I don't say that as a reflection on Catholicism. But once I was born again, I got an evangelical spirit.
~By Bill McCartney ~


The arts, as a reflection of human existence at its highest, have always and spontaneously lived up to this demand of plenitude. No mature style of art in any culture has ever been simple.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection.
~By Jerry Pournelle ~


To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!
~By Frances Burney ~


I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


What interests me is trying to catch the reflection of the human being on the page. I'm interested in how ordinary people live their lives.
~By Tracy Kidder ~


What is thematically posited is only what is given, by pure reflection, with all its immanent essential moments absolutely as it is given to pure reflection.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The only thing that's a little tricky about it is sometimes people assume that if it's a new song, it's a reflection of what you're feeling or going through now.
~By Richard Marx ~

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