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A Quote by Augusta Joyce Crocheron on bitterness, duty, gold, heart, memory, music, past, sacred, sleep, and thought

Parting What brought it back to me? I thought that it had fled; Again I sit with thee And watch the twilight red. Far out upon the deep The full moon's light is thrown. This night thou must not sleep; Stay near me, O, my own! How hard for me to know That this must be the last; That duty's wave must flow O'er all the sacred past. Dear heart, what walls that rise Can bar out memory's view, Or hush the poor heart's sighs You'll know are breathed for you? So fair the moon will rise To other eyes than ours, That weep while bitter sighs Stay not the winged hours. Upon the radiant sight, Front out the thronged halls, Like requiem to-night, The entrancing music falls. At last the daylight makes, With rising shafts of gold, Each heart in parting breaks, And duty's wage is told.

Augusta Joyce Crocheron (1844 - 1915)

Source: a collection of poems, Wild Flowers of Deseret

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on disorder, knowledge, libraries, thought, and value

As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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A Quote by Arthur Koestler on ideas, power, secrets, thought, universe, and wisdom

Nobody before the Pythagoreans had thought that mathematical relations held the secret of the universe. Twenty-five centuries later, Europe is still blessed and cursed with their heritage. To non-European civilizations, the idea that numbers are the key to both wisdom and power, seems never to have occurred.

Arthur Koestler (1905 - 1983)

Source: The Sleepwalkers. 1959.

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A Quote by Arthur James, Lord Balfour on promises and thought

I thought he was a young man of promise; but it appears he was a young man of promises.

Arthur James Balfour (1848 - 1930)

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A Quote by Arthur Guiterman on clarity, deed, heart, husbands, love, passion, strength, thought, tranquility, wives, and words

Husband and Wife Whatever I said and whatever you said, I love you. The word and the moment forever have fled; I love you. The breezes may ruffle the stream in its flow, But tranquil and clear are the waters below; And under all tumult you feel and you know I love you. Whatever you did and whatever I did, I love you. Whatever is open, whatever is hid, I love you. The strength of the oak makes the tempest a mock, The anchor holds firm in the hurricane's shock; Our love is the anchor, the oak and the rock. I love you. Whatever I thought and whatever you thought, I love you. The mood and the passion that made it are naught; I love you. For words, thoughts and deeds, though they rankle and smart, May never delude us or hold us apart Who treasure this talisman deep in the heart "I love you."

Arthur Guiterman (1871 - 1943)

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A Quote by Aristotle on divinity, excellence, thinking, and thought

It is of itself that the divine thought thinks (since it is the most excellent of things), and its thinking is a thinking on thinking.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics‎ - Page 138

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A Quote by Aristotle on education, mind, and thought

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on divinity, excellence, thinking, and thought

It is of itself that the divine thought thinks (since it is the most excellent of things), and its thinking is a thinking on thinking.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics, book XII

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A Quote by Aristotle on life and thought

The actuality of thought is life.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics, book XII

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A Quote by Aristotle on agreement, justice, and thought

It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics

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