Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well
what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation the source of strength is
one's self. When one prays he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation.
The art of meditation may be exercised at all hours, and in all places; and men of genius, in their walks, at table, and amidst assemblies, turning
the eye of the mind inwards, can form an artificial solitude; retired amidst a crowd, calm amidst distraction, and wise amidst folly.
Meditation is the soul's perspective glass, whereby, in her long removes, she discerneth God, as if He were near at hand.
Meditation is that exercise of the mind by which it recalls a known truth,--as some kinds of creatures do their food; to be ruminated upon.
Meditation is the life of the soul; action is the soul of meditation; honor is the reward of action; so meditate, that thou mayst do; so do, that thou mayst purchase honor; for which purchase, give God the glory.
Divinely bent to meditation; And in no worldly suits would he be mov'd, To draw him from his holy exercise.
He is divinely bent on meditation.
Meditation is a busy search in the storehouse of phantasy for some ideas of matters, to be cast in the moulds of resolution into some forms of words or actions; in which search, when I have used my greatest diligence, I find this is the best conclusion, that to meditate on the best is the best of meditations; and a resolution to make a good end is a good end of my resolutions.
Though reading and conversation may furnish us with many ideas of men and things, yet it is our own meditation must form our judgment.
They say that these are not the best of times But they're the only times I've ever known And I believe there is a time for meditation In cathedrals of our own.
Pleased rather with some soft ideal scene, The work of Fancy, or some happy tone Of meditation, slipping in between The beauty coming and the beauty gone
Writing is an escape from a world that crowds me. I like being alone in a room. It's almost a form of meditation- an investigation of my own life. It has nothing to do with "I've got to get another play
Make your judgment trustworthy by trusting it. Cultivate regular periods of silence and meditation. The best time to build judgment is in solitude, when you can think out things for yourself without the probability of interruption
What we have to learn, in both meditation and in life, is to be free of attachment to the good experiences, and free of aversion to the negative ones
I still practice Transcendental Meditation and I think it's great. Marharishi only ever did good for us, and although I have not been with him physically, I never left him.
Sleep is the best meditation.
Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
The flowering of love is meditation.
Meditation practice is regarded as a good and in fact excellent way to overcome warfare in the world; our own warfare as well as greater warfare
The man whose whole activity is diverted to inner meditation becomes insensible to all his surroundings. If he loves, it is not to give himself, to blend in fecund union with another being, but to meditate on his love. His passions are mere appearances, being sterile. They are dissipated in futile imaginings, producing nothing external to themselves.
Finding a calm place inside myself through meditation kind of helped me to get over a lot of mental illness ... it's just been a really great thing in my life.
Meditation and water are wedded for ever.