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Top 100 Quotes About Glimpse

#1. Given that we glimpse what distinguishes man from the beast, is there anything that distinguishes woman from man? - Author: W. L. George
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#2. A glimpse is not a vision. But to a man on a mountain road by night, a glimpse of the next three feet of road may matter more than a vision of the horizon. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#3. There is only one terminal dignity - love. - Author: Helen Hayes
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#4. In its complexity and sensuality, nature invites exploration, direct contact, and experience. But it also inspires a sense of awe, a glimpse of what is still "un-Googleable" ... life's mystery and magnitude. - Author: Kim John Payne
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#5. A goodbye at the gate," said Hobie. He seemed to be talking partly to himself. "That's what he would have wanted. The parting glimpse, the death haiku - he wouldn't have liked to leave without stopping to speak to someone along the way. 'A teahouse amid the cherry blossoms on the way to death. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#6. Nothing later equalled that first distant glimpse - Author: Frank Kuppner
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#7. I would even go to Washington, which is saying something for me, just to glimpse Jane Q. Public, being sworn in as the first female president of the United States, while her husband holds the Bible and wears a silly pill box hat and matching coat. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#8. And I had the feeling he was far out ahead of me then and in many things. Any time spent with your child is partly a damn sad time, the sadness of life a-going, bright, vivid, each time a last. A loss. A glimpse into what could've been. It can be corrupting. I - Author: Richard Ford
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#9. The daily sight of her is going to be a torment, like God torturing Moses with a glimpse of Zion from the top of Mount Pisgah every single day of his life. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#10. [...] But the book showed me a glimpse of the world beyond mine, of the sun and moon and the starry sky, of the creatures that walk on land instead of beneath it, of the miracles of what could be and not the... awful of what is. I'd never dreamed before I found that book. That's all I did after. - Author: Aaron Burdett
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#11. The basic paradox about sex is that it always seems to be offering more than it can deliver. A glimpse of a girl undressing through a lighted bedroom window induces a vision of ecstatic delight, but in the actual process of persuading the girl into bed, the vision somehow evaporates. - Author: Colin Wilson
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#12. Synchronicity is an inexplicable and profoundly meaningful coincidence that stirs the soul and offers a glimpse of one's destiny. - Author: Phil Cousineau
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#13. What is required after a glimpse of awakening is radical honesty, a willingness to look at how we unenlighten ourselves, how we bring ourselves back into the gravitational force of the dream state, how we allow ourselves to be divided. - Author: Adyashanti
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#14. I caught a glimpse of happiness, and saw it was a bird on a branch, fixing to take wing. - Author: Richard Peck
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#15. We do not always need to "understand" or interpret dreams to receive their gifts to heart and soul. Rather, we can circumambulate them, respect them, let their images feed our imaginations and lead us onward, just as a glimpse of ocean or lake renews and orients and refreshes us on a long drive. - Author: Jill Mellick
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#16. My first glimpse of you was not in truth the first. The hour in which our hearts met confirmed in me the belief in Eternity and in the immortality of the Soul. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#17. To many people Michael Jackson seems an elusive personality, but to those who work with him, he is not. This talented artist is a sensitive man, warm, funny, and full of insight. Michael's book 'Moonwalk', provides a startling glimpse of the artist at work and the artist in reflection. - Author: Jackie Kennedy
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#18. Merciless Mart, with its grand lobby. I glimpse the Abnegation - Author: Veronica Roth
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#19. Was this what was called falling in love, this wayward glimpse of another person's soul? - Author: Paul Russell
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#20. Life, for the most part, inevitably becomes routine, the random confluence of timing and fortune that configures its components all but forgotten. But every so often, I catch a glimpse of my life out of the corner of my eye, and am rendered breathless by it. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#21. Great. Just great. One glimpse of his body and I have a full-blown crush.
I honestly thought I was a bit deeper than that. - Author: Sophie Kinsella
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#22. Oh God, Mae," said Jamie in a hollow voice, descending the stairs. "I will never drink again. I'm only seeing in black and white. My arms feel all floppy, like flightless wings. I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror and I looked like a very sad penguin. - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#23. In that smooth fortress of glass, I caught a glimpse of my corruption gripping steel, which before I had thought of as my salvation, but now represented my obliteration. - Author: J.D. Stroube
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#24. That natural disasters are required to provide Americans with a glimpse of reality in their own country is an indication of the deep rot infecting the official political culture. - Author: Tariq Ali
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#25. A lot of men not only fear emotional pain, they are afraid to be transparent and vulnerable. To let an outsider even glimpse their confusion or suffering is a taboo that starts in adolescence and becomes more entrenched with adulthood. - Author: Michael R. French
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#26. Hence the mere chance of seeing Will occasionally was like a lunette opened in the wall of her prison, giving her a glimpse of the sunny air; and this pleasure began to nullify her original alarm at what her husband might think about the introduction of Will as her uncle's guest. On - Author: George Eliot
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#27. He caught a glimpse in the mirror the other day, and how in tarnation did I acquire the face of my father's father? - Author: Colum McCann
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#28. Mama used to say, you have to know someone a thousand days before you can glimpse her soul. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#29. Sometimes, through the window of a car coming the other way, she caught a glimpse if a stranger's face, then it was gone, like a book you open then close at once. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#30. The question of whether enlightenment is a permanent state need not detain us. The crucial point is that you can glimpse something about the nature of consciousness that will liberate you from suffering in the present. - Author: Sam Harris
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#31. Ecstasy is a glimpse of the infinite; horror is full disclosure. - Author: Kirk J. Schneider
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#32. Cunnilingus is a girl's best friend. Cunnilingus is life. Everything else is just waiting. An orgasm during cunnilingus turns you into an angel. You grow wings and glimpse paradise. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#33. Vengeance is a way of clinging to what we have lost. A wedge in the Last Door, and through the crack we can still glimpse the faces of the dead. We strain towards it with all our being, break every rule to have it, but when we clutch it, there is nothing there. Only grief. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#34. Nick looked to the sky again, searching for a last glimpse of the shiny jet. 'For us, maybe, but courtesy of Nina and her reckless ambition Ellie Wilding will remember this day for the rest of her life. - Author: Helene Young
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#35. There's a lady slumped on the edge of the landing and her face is gone, replaced by melted skin and blood. Mark feels as if he's been given a glimpse into hell. - Author: James Dashner
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#36. Poetry is not only a set of words which are chosen to relate to each other; it is something which goes much further than that to provide a glimpse of our vision of the world. - Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun
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#37. Real charity and real ability never to condemn-the one real virtue-is so often the result of a waking experience that gives a glimpse of what lies beneath things. - Author: Ivy Compton-Burnett
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#38. (As human beings) We see everything everything in a glass, darkly. Sometimes we can peer through the glass and catch a glimpse of what is on the other side. If we were to polish the glass clean, we'd see much more. But then we would no longer see ourselves. - Author: Jostein Gaarder
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#39. In that one glimpse of a better nature, born as it was in selfish thoughts, the rich man felt himself friendless, childless, and alone. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#40. Tear me apart for your view.
Open the window of my wounds.
To catch one glimpse of you
is worth a thousand cures. - Author: Frederick Espiritu
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#41. My first glimpse of the Adelaide Oval was given through the Victor Richardson Gates and up the ramp, and there it spread out before me, a green oasis. It was like another world opening up. - Author: Barry Nicholls
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#42. The girl in the mirror caught my eye briefly ... It is an uncanny feeling, that rare occasion when one catches a glimpse of oneself in repose. An unguarded moment, stripped of artifice, when one forgets to fool even oneself. - Author: Kate Morton
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#43. A mother burying her child is the only thing that could make one truly long for death - if only for the sliver of hope that she might glimpse her child again. - Author: Emma Chase
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#44. Glimpse of the naked fear on his face before she was dragged past him toward her death. - Author: Kaylea Cross
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#45. Darna squinted at it, then opened her eyes to the sky, hoping to glimpse the dragon. - Author: Amelia Smith
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#46. There is nothing to add to that. Any man who has had some glimpse of what it is to preach will inevitably feel that he has never preached. But he will go on trying, hoping that by the grace of God one day he may truly preach. - Author: D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
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#47. The convent, which belongs to the West as it does to the East, to antiquity as it does to the present time, to Buddhism and Muhammadanism as it does to Christianity, is one of the optical devices whereby man gains a glimpse of infinity. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#48. Yea, the least glimpse of the glory of God in the face of Christ doth more exalt and ennoble the soul, than all the knowledge of those that have the greatest speculative understanding in divinity, without grace. - Author: Jonathan Edwards
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#49. CLAUDIA: I love you as high as the sky and as deep as the sea.
MICHAEL: Multiply my love by infinity and take it to the depths of forever, and you still have only a glimpse of how much I feel for you. I love you more. - Author: Mary Ting
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#50. once or twice the two of them shared a glimpse of meaning that felt as if a shaft of sunlight had struck through clouds to light up a majestic line of great hills in the distance - something far beyond, and never suspected. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#51. You are not a country, Africa. You are a concept ... You are not a concept, Africa. You are a glimpse of the infinite. - Author: Ali Mazrui
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#52. She had known the kind of love that was worth risking everything for, the kind of love that was as rare as a glimpse of heaven. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#53. I get a glimpse of the mind of many souls from their sacred books. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#54. In history and in life one sometimes seems to glimpse a ferocious law which states: to he that has, will be given; from he that has not, will be taken away. - Author: Primo Levi
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#55. In one sense, (Duchamp's) "The Large Glass" is a glimpse into Hell; a peculiarly modernist Hell of repetition and loneliness. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#56. Pictures couldn't tell the whole story anyway. That was the other thing about them - they were always a carefully edited glimpse, a story out of context. - Author: Sarah Ockler
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#57. I realized then why I was avoiding all the other patients. They were all potential mirrors. What I really feared wasn't the insanity of strangers. What I feared the most was my own disease. I was terrified I would catch a glimpse of myself in passing. - Author: Terri Cheney
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#58. One moment. One picture. One glimpse - that's all it takes to make someone think they know the truth. - Author: Abigail Haas
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#59. God gives us a glimpse of what heaven will be like for the believer. It will have the characteristics of a happy home, a holy city, a glorious garden, and a beautiful bride. This staggers the imagination! - Author: Billy Graham
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#60. Life is rather like a long train ride; you may encounter a great many people, but looking out from your own small compartment of self you catch only a glimpse of other people's joy or despair. - Author: Faith Baldwin
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#61. Here we are! Shooting stars. Shooting stars? They burn. Fleeting glimpse. We become human as we fall. - Author: Fadia Faqir
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#62. The thing to do when you're impatient," he proceeded, "is to turn to your left and ask advice from your death. An immense amount of pettiness is dropped if your death makes a gesture to you, or if you catch a glimpse of it, or if you just have the feeling that your companion is there watching you. - Author: Washington Square Press
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#63. I've been very near death. And you can't imagine the wild elation of those moments- it's the sudden glimpse of the absurdity of life that brings it- when one meets death face to face. The Royal Way (1935) - Author: Andre Malraux
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#64. Darwin's theory thus makes the testable prediction that whenever we use technology to glimpse reality beyond the human scale, our evolved intuition should break down. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#65. Of this our true individual life, our present life is a glimpse, a fragment, a hint, and in its best moments a visible beginning. - Author: Josiah Royce
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#66. For many scientists less divinely gifted than Einstein,the chief reward for being a scientist is not the power and the money but the chance of catching a glimpse of the transcendent beauty of nature. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#67. It is through truth & non-violence that I can have some glimpse of God. Truth & non-violence are my God. They are the obverse and reverse of the same coin. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#68. We drove ten miles in silence, the country road canopied in electric green. I pressed my head against the glass to watch the new maple leaves curling in the breeze. Every few turns offered a tempting glimpse of Lake Champlain's choppy waters. - Author: Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
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#69. When U.S.-based editors and columnists parachute into a news storm, it is often the stringers who keep us out of trouble, helping us glimpse the complexity behind the headlines. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#70. Looking into the eyes of people who love us may be the clearest glimpse of God many of us get in this world. - Author: Shane Claiborne
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#71. Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into the realm beyond words ... It is like that small mirror in the fairy tales - you glance in it and what you see is not yourself; for an instant you glimpse the Inaccessible, where no horse or magic carpet can take you. And the soul cries out for it. - Author: Vernon Sproxton
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#72. The counsels of the Divine Mind had some glimpse of truth when they said that men are born in order to suffer the penalty for sins committed in a former life. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#73. But I'm not sure it actually matters what we read. Our lives continue along the straight lines that have been set out for us. Fiction merely allows us a glimpse of the alternative. Maybe that's one of the reasons we enjoy it. - Author: Anthony Horowitz
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#74. Across a sea of asphalt and cars, was where I caught my first glimpse of the woman who would do the impossible and awaken a long dead part of me. - Author: K.I. Lynn
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#75. Falling in love is like falling from a high cliff into a warm silky sea, the falling is like flying and the landing is like a glimpse of the divine. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#76. Yes - it was happiness she still wanted, and the glimpse she had caught of it made everything else of no account. One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities , and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation.
The House of Mirth - Author: Edith Wharton
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#77. The only vampires I've ever seen are the Goths trying to get a glimpse of Anne Rice's house, who drink strawberry sodas and tell each other it's blood. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#78. Sometimes, when we least expect it, we catch a glimpse of someone, a face, perhaps only a smile, and our heart latches on and will not let go. It may not be love at first, but soon and for always. - Author: Regan Walker
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#79. With the first word I used intelligently, I learned to live, to think, to hope. Darkness cannot shut me in again. I have had a glimpse of the shore, and can now live by the hope of reaching it. - Author: Hellen Keller
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#80. If each of my words were a drop of water, you would see through them and glimpse what I feel: gratitude, acknowledgement. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#81. Finishing is torture ... There's always some newly seen flaw. But the little glimpses of beauty between the anxiety make it worth it. - Author: Jacob Collins
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#82. Sometimes she liked to search for animals and faces in the shapen clouds of a summer day. Flames were too quick and fluid for the eye to glimpse the suggestion of any presence other than fire, - Author: Dean Koontz
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#83. The fourth tee brings out a mixture of excitement and anticipation, for about 220 yards down the fairway you catch a glimpse of Stillwater Cove, and realize you'll be walking along this spectacular meeting of land and sea for the next two hours. - Author: Doug Ferguson
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#84. First, her father had a minor stroke, giving Claire a glimpse of his mortality and, by extension, her own. And then she had a vision of herself thirty years in the future: a spinster librarian in an apartment full of cats named after New Wave directors. (Godard, leave Rivette's chew toy alone - ) - Author: Jess Walter
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#85. I'm not very good at working for other people. I mostly make pictures because of some whim. With luck, I get a glimpse of something, and then it turns into an adventure, and then into a project. - Author: Nicholas Nixon
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#86. A photograph offers us a glimpse into the abyss of time. - Author: John Updike
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#87. Nor public flame, nor private, dares to shine;
Nor human spark is left, nor glimpse divine!
Lo! thy dread empire, Chaos! is restored;
Light dies before thy uncreating word:
Thy hand, great Anarch! lets the curtain fall;
And universal darkness buries all. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#88. I'd walked too close to heaven and gotten a glimpse. The hell I'd lived before her no longer appealed to me. - Author: Abbi Glines
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#89. Did you ever catch a glimpse of what you could be, if you really tried at life? - Author: Suzanne Hayes
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#90. Love is the most transformative medicine For Love slowly transforms you Into what psychedelics only get you to glimpse. - Author: Ram Dass
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#91. No matter what ugliness and destruction you may witness around you, I want you always to believe that the tiniest glimpse of beauty here and there is a reflection of the gods' abode. - Author: Vaddey Ratner
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#92. Between valleys I took the stone stairways laid down by villages, and would glimpse the farmers toiling up below me in crocodiles of decorated straw hats, or waiting in curiosity above. - Author: Colin Thubron
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#93. When we begin to glimpse the reality of God, the natural reaction is to worship him. Not to have that reaction is a fairly sure sign that we haven't yet really understood who he is or what he's done. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#94. Bran's lips part. I glimpse his tongue and a slightly crooked incisor. These little details, I can't stop gathering them like a kid seeking fistfuls of dandelions. - Author: Lia Riley
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#95. The river is such a tranquil place, a place to sit and think of romance and the beauty of nature, to enjoy the elegance of swans and the chance of a glimpse of a kingfisher. - Author: Jane Wilson-Howarth
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#96. There's just something unsettling about studying your reflection. It's not a matter of being dissatisfied with your face or of being embarrassed by your vanity. Maybe it's that when you gaze into your own eyes, you don't see what you wish to see - or glimpse something that you wish weren't there. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#97. Don't fret. We all experience it. We must. For despite our humanity love is the only way we can be like gods. It is in love that we glimpse heaven during our lifetime and have proof that there's something worth looking forward to in the end. - Author: Felix Alexander
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#98. But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence, whose votary I was destined to be for life - namely, Beauty. - Author: Georg Brandes
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#99. As I drove off, leaving an oil stain behind me, I caught a glimpse of my smile in the rear view, and at that moment I remembered how life was supposed to feel. - Author: Gina Holmes
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#100. We are destined for joy no matter how difficult our daily life. Something in us responds to the happiness other people experience, because we glimpse life as God intended it to be. - Author: Barbara Johnson
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