A Quote by Christopher McDowell on birth, dreams, experience, life, motherhood, principles, traditions, vision, and water

Ancient traditions have long associated holy wells and springs as very special places of the Goddess or anima mundi: symbolic of the Great Mother and associated with birth, the feminine principle, the universal womb, the prima materia, the waters of fertility and refreshment and the fountain of life. The dreaming sites, as they are called, have also been associated with visions, healing, and other paranormal experiences. In ancient Greece, for example, there were more than three-hundred medical centers placed at water sources, where patients experienced healing.

Christopher McDowell

Source: The Sanctuary Garden, 1998, p. 62

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A Quote by Christina Georgina Rossetti on bitterness, death, dreams, hope, life, love, memory, paradise, silence, soul, and tears

Echo Come to me in the silence of the night; Come in the speaking silence of a dream; Come with soft rounded cheeks and eyes as bright As sunlight on a stream; Come back in tears, O memory, hope, love of finished years. Oh dream how sweet, too sweet, too bitter-sweet, Whose wakening should have been in Paradise, Where souls brim-full of love abide and meet; Where thirsting longing eyes Watch the slow door That opening, letting in, lets out no more. Yet come to me in dreams, that I may live My very life again though cold in death: Come back to me in dreams, that I may give Pulse for pulse, breath for breath: Speak low, lean low, As long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

Source: Echo

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A Quote by Chiang Kai-shek on dreams, eternity, future, learning, past, and present

We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.

Chiang Kai-shek

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A Quote by Charles William Dement on dreams, insanity, and life

Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.

Charles William Dement

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A Quote by Charles Swindoll on change, circumstances, dreams, life, people, and wishes

People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change. They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters; they will not allow life's circumstances to push them down and hold them under.

Charles Swindoll

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A Quote by Charles Sanders Peirce on danger, dreams, ethics, logic, mathematics, needs, purity, and science

...mathematics is distinguished from all other sciences except only ethics, in standing in no need of ethics. Every other science, even logic, especially in its early stages, is in danger of evaporating into airy nothingness, degenerating, as the Germans say, into an arachnoid film, spun from the stuff that dreams are made of. There is no such danger for pure mathematics; for that is precisely what mathematics ought to be.

Charles Sanders Peirce (1839 - 1914)

Source: "The Essence of Mathematics" in J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

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A Quote by Charles Michael Schwab on business, dreams, imagination, success, and vision

A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things as in a vision, a dream of the whole thing.

Charles Schwab (1862 - 1939)

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on dreams, life, and love

But there 's nothing half so sweet in life As love's young dream.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Love's Young Dream.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on dreams, heart, and home

Who has not felt how sadly sweet The dream of home, the dream of home, Steals o'er the heart, too soon to fleet, When far o'er sea or land we roam?

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Dream of Home.

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on admiration, dreams, fatherhood, gifts, god, good, grace, heaven, life, men, power, religion, saints, sermons, spirit, thought, and worth

One good man, one man who does not put on his religion once a week with his Sunday coat, but wears it for his working dress, and lets the thought of God grow into him, and through and through him, till everything he says and does becomes religious, that man is worth a thousand sermons - he is a living Gospel - he comes in the spirit and power of Elias - he is the image of God. And men see his good works, and admire them in spite of themselves, and see that they are Godlike, and that God's grace is no dream, but that the Holy Spirit is still among men, and that all nobleness and manliness is His gift, His stamp, His picture: and so they get a glimpse of God again in His saints and heroes, and glorify their Father who is in heaven.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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