Veneration Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 67 Quotes About Veneration

#1. The veneration of Mary is inscribed in the very depths of the human heart - Author: Martin Luther
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#2. But he has gone, A nation's memory and veneration, Among the radiant, ever venturing on, Somewhere, with morning, as such spirits will. - Author: John Masefield
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#3. He, who boldly interposes between a merciless censor and his prey, is a man of vigor: and he who, mildly wise, without wounding, convinces him of his error, commands our veneration. - Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater
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#4. We do not attach any intrinsic value to the Cross; this would be sinful and idolatrous. Our veneration is referred to Him who died upon it. - Author: James Gibbons
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#5. I was summoned by my Country, whose voice I can never hear but with veneration and love. - Author: George Washington
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#6. Mix a little mystery with everything, for mystery arouses veneration. - Author: Baltasar Gracian
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#7. I have observed that vulgar readers almost always lose their veneration for the writings of the genius with whom they have had personal intercourse. - Author: Egerton Brydges
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#8. One of the Godlike things of this world is the veneration done to human worth by the hearts of men. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#9. The accidental prescriptions of authority, when time has procured them veneration, are often confounded with the laws of nature, and those rules are supposed coeval with reason, of which the first rise cannot be discovered. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#10. It was, however, striking - in the best sense of the word - that precisely those rules that corresponded exactly to their overseers' economic interests enjoyed unconditional veneration, whereas rules for which said correspondence was less applicable were more likely to be winked at. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#11. Roast beef and plum pudding are also held in superstitious veneration, and port and sherry maintain their grounds as the only true English wines; all others being considered vile, outlandish beverages. - Author: Washington Irving
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#12. Wealth per se I never too much valued, and my acquaintance with its possessors has by no means increased my veneration for it. - Author: Fanny Burney
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#13. Sexual intercourse is rapidly becoming the one thing venerated in a world without veneration. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#14. Among the sentiments of most powerful operation upon the human heart, and most highly honorable to the human character, are those of veneration for our forefathers and of love for our posterity. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#15. Most ecclesiastical relics are fixed in time at the moment of their manufacture. That is why they are offered for veneration in casings that resemble pocket watches. They have lost their claim to mystery because they are so clearly the products of time. - Author: Eugene Kennedy
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#16. Princes are like heavenly bodies, which cause good or evil times, and which have much veneration, but no rest. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#17. I fear that, with our current veneration for the natural and the real, we have arrived at the opposite pole to all idealism, and have landed in the region of the waxworks. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#18. No monarch placed more emphasis on the veneration of the king's body than...Louis XIV. - Author: Jennifer Homans
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#19. [Nationalism is] a set of beliefs taught to each generation in which the Motherland or the Fatherland is an object of veneration and becomes a burning cause for which one becomes willing to kill the children of other Motherlands or Fatherlands. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#20. Israelites, Christians and Muslims profess immortality, but the veneration they render this world proves they believe only in it, since they destine all other worlds, in infinite number, to be its reward or punishment. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#21. In an epoch of criticism ideals are lowered; other feelings take the place of veneration, respect, adoration, and wonder. Our own age thrusts these feelings further and further into the background, so that they can only be conveyed to man through his every-day life in a very small degree. - Author: Rudolf Steiner
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#22. The inscrutable wisdom through which we exist is not less worthy of veneration in respect to what it denies us than in respect to what it has granted. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#23. And thus it was that I started to wonder why Robert Burns is so important to us. We have other poets, and other writers, and other heroes, yet we do not afford them the veneration that we afford to Robert Burns. - Author: Len G. Murray
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#24. Who confers reputation? who gives respect and veneration to persons, to books, to great men? Who but Opinion? How utterly insufficient are all the riches of the world without her approbation! - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#25. IT is some years now, since we first conceived a strong veneration for Clowns, and an intense anxiety to know what they did with themselves out of pantomime time, and of the stage. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#26. The property qualifications for federal office that the framers of the Constitution expressly chose to exclude for demonstrating an unseemly "veneration of wealth " are now de facto in force and higher than the Founding Fathers could have imagined. - Author: Bill Moyers
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#27. While the womanly god demands our veneration, the godlike woman kindles our love; but while we allow ourselves to melt in the celestial loveliness, the celestial self-sufficiency holds us back in awe. - Author: Friedrich Schiller
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#28. Distortion and suppression of the truth is encouraged by a prevailing attitude of scientism, not science itself but rather a certain attitude of veneration toward science as the exclusive means of obtaining truth - Author: Angus J.L. Menuge
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#29. The consciousness of Divine friendship in devotion, so far from being impaired, is deepened by holy veneration. The purest and most lasting human friendships are permeated with an element of reverence; much more this friendship of a man with God. - Author: Austin Phelps
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#30. Sing me not a song; let me hear your recital of veneration and respect; this I will listen to over and over when I share your need of pleasing. - Author: Ava Gardner
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#31. Tradition is the spreading of fire and not the veneration of ashes. - Author: Gustav Mahler
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#32. This is what makes them so dear and worthy of veneration for me: they are like me. Therefore, I can love them. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#33. But where did this veneration of childbirth come from? I missed that meeting. Childbirth is wonderful, childbirth is a miracle. Wrong. It's no more a miracle than eating food and a turd coming out your ass. - Author: Bill Hicks
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#34. This, then, was the religion that I was raised with: veneration for human creativity and the power of ideas. - Author: Ray Kurzweil
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#35. Any civilization where the main symbol of religious veneration is a tool of execution is a bad place to have children. - Author: Charles Stross
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#36. Veneration. It's as if he's worshipping me. He teases me - Author: E.L. James
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#37. And the respect which he felt for her high rank, and his veneration for her as his patroness, mingling with a very good opinion of himself, of his authority as a clergyman, and his right as a rector, made him altogether a mixture of pride and obsequiousness, self-importance and humility. - Author: Jane Austen
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#38. That which is impenetrable to us really exists. Behind the secrets of nature remains something subtle, intangible, and inexplicable. Veneration for this force beyond anything that we can comprehend is my religion.' - Author: Dan Brown
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#39. Not every visitor was enchanted. William Morris, the future designer and aesthete, then aged seventeen, was so appalled by what he saw as the exhibition's lack of taste and veneration of excess that he staggered from the building and was sick in the bushes. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#40. What is deeper than respect and love? That's what we felt: veneration. - Author: Wynton Marsalis
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#41. Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and, above all, love of the truth. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#42. One doesn't defend one's god; one's god is in himself a defense. - Author: Henry James
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#43. Why do people venerate Einstein or Bill Gates? Clive Bell explains: Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age ... - Author: John Geddes
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#44. Let weak and frail man come here suppliantly to adore the Sacrament of Christ, not to discuss high things, or wish to penetrate difficulties, but to bow down to secret things in humble veneration, and to abandon God's mysteries to God, for Truth deceives no man-Almighty God can do all things. Amen. - Author: Paul Of The Cross
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#45. I have always a sacred veneration for anyone I observe to be a little out of repair in his person, as supposing him either a poet or a philosopher. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#46. No man speaketh, or should speak, of his prince, that which he hath not weighed whether it will consist with that veneration which should be preserved inviolate to him. - Author: Isaac Barrow
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#47. Be what it may, I will always esteem and adore the divine genius of this Gentleman, taking from him what I understand with humility and admiring with veneration what I am unable to understand. - Author: Lope De Vega
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#48. One way of looking at the history of the human group is that it has been a continuing struggle against the veneration of crap. - Author: Neil Postman
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#49. It seems to be remarkable that death increases our veneration for the good, and extenuates our hatred for the bad. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#50. The modern spectacle of vanished forests and eroded lands, wasted petroleum and ruthless mining, national debts recklessly increased until they are repudiated, and continual revision of positive law, is evidence of what an age without veneration does to itself and its successors. - Author: Russell Kirk
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#51. "That is a breathtaking display, luv. But dare not mistake my veneration for surrender."
He starts toward me, his expression fading to a scowl. - Author: A.G. Howard
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#52. A man who possesses a veneration of life will not simply say his prayers. He will throw himself into the battle to preserve life, if for no other reason than that he himself is an extension of life around him. - Author: Albert Schweitzer
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#53. Stop being astounded by the realization that sex is the object of such misunderstanding and of such automatic clumsiness that it implies either a universal loathing or a universal veneration (which are much the same thing). - Author: Philippe Sollers
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#54. If the cross of Christ, the nails, spear, and crown of thorns are to be honoured, then why not honour Judas's lips, if only they could be found? - Author: Anne Hudson
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#55. Each superfluous line, each wrongly placed line, any color placed without veneration or care, can spoil everything, that is, the spiritual. - Author: Theo Van Doesburg
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#56. No man tells his opinion so freely as when he imagines it received with implicit veneration. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#57. I fear more than that the chemical action which would be set up in my soul by a false homage to a symbol behind which are massed twenty centuries of authority and veneration. - Author: James Joyce
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#58. You surround the dead with veneration and memory, you dream of immortality, and in your myths and legends there's always someone being resurrected, conquering death. But were your esteemed late great-grandfather really to suddenly rise from the grave and order a beer, panic would ensue. - Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
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#59. God demands a conversion of the mind and heart as the basis of peace and security (cf. Is 26:3), not the superstitious veneration of a stone building or a traditionally sacred site - Author: R.K. Harrison
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#60. An art of expression should begin with childhood, and the lucid use of one's mother tongue should be typical of that art.
The sense of reality should be strengthened from the beginning, yet by no means at the cost of those lofty illusions we call patriotism, veneration, love. - Author: Louis Sullivan
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#61. My own veneration for other faiths is the same as that for my own faith; therefore no thought of conversion is possible - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#62. Ye venerate me; but what if your veneration should some day collapse? Take heed lest a statue crush you! - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#63. Every tradition grows continually more venerable, and the more remote its origins, the more this is lost sight of. The veneration paid the tradition accumulates from generation to generation, until it at last becomes holy and excites awe. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#64. Such is my veneration for every religion that reveals the attributes of the Deity, or a future state of rewards and punishments, that I had rather see the opinions of Confucius or Mahomed inculcated upon our youth than see them grow up wholly devoid of a system of religious principles. - Author: Benjamin Rush
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#65. The poor old earth which has mothered us and nursed us we treat with scant respect. Our awe and veneration we reserve for the worlds we know not of. Our senses sell us out. The mud on our shoes disenchants us. - Author: John Burroughs
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#66. Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles. - Author: George Jean Nathan
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#67. Even a quick reading of Rizal's trial will prove that those who take Constantino's works uncritically are likewise guilty of "Veneration Without Understanding." Since there is so much fiction and faction in history it is always essential to return to the sources. - Author: Ambeth R. Ocampo
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