A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on harmony, life, love, nature, truth, understanding, and virtue

A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on aim, harmony, identity, life, secrets, and sympathy

Harmony of aim, not identity of conclusion, is the secret of a sympathetic life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Plutarch on disease, harmony, health, medicine, and music

Medicine, to produce health, has to examine disease; and music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on harmony


There is a harmony In autumn, and a lustre in its sky, Which through the summer is not heard or seen, As if it could not be, as if it had not been!

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by Nicholaus Copernicus on facts, harmony, and universe

Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe. All this is suggested by the systematic procession of events and the harmony of the whole Universe, if only we face the facts, as they say, "with both eyes open."

Nicholaus Copernicus (1473 - 1543)

Source: De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium, 1543

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A Quote by Morihei Ueshiba on creation, fulfillment, harmony, heart, heaven, love, mankind, purpose, and sincerity

Mankind's role is to fulfill his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things.

Morihei Ueshiba

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A Quote by Miyamoto Musashi on harmony and life

There is timing in the whole life of the warrior, in his thriving and declining, in his harmony and discord. Similarly, there is timing in the Way of the merchant, in the rise and fall of capital. All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this.

Miyamoto Musashi (1584 - 1645)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on eternity, god, harmony, injustice, justice, laws, and saints

A just law is a man-made code that squares with the moral law or the law of God. An unjust law is a code that is out of harmony with the moral law. To put it in the terms of Saint Thomas Aquinas, an unjust law is a human law that is not rooted in eternal and natural law.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: Letter from Birmingham Jail (April 1963)

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A Quote by Marie-Antoine Caréme on cooking, good, harmony, intelligence, literature, and world

When we no longer have good cooking in the world, we will have no literature, nor high and sharp intelligence, nor friendly gathering, nor social harmony.

Marie-Antoine Careme

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A Quote by Marquise Magdeleine de Sablé on character, good, harmony, strength, and weakness

It is a strength of character to acknowledge our failings and our strong points, and it is a weakness of character not to remain in harmony with both the good and the bad that is within us.

Magdeleine Sable (c. 1599 - 1678)

Source: the Marquise Sablé’s work is in Maxims and Various Thoughts (Maximes et pensées diverses) 1678

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