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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Henry Van Dyke
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
B. C. Forbes
To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.
A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.
I pray on the principle that wine knocks the cork out of a bottle. There is an inward fermentation, and there must be a vent.
Henry Ward Beecher
One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a closer communion of heart than hours spent on both sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling.
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.
The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.
Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion.
Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
Henry Van Dyke
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
I don't want to live in an ivory tower, being the songwriter who just turns inward.
Billie Joe Armstrong
It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.
Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind, but an active exertion of the inward strength, vigor and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.
The inward area is the first place of loss of true Christian life, of true spirituality, and the outward sinful act is the result.
I think there's a danger, for me at least, in retreating and going inward and depression. I have to stay diligent against that tendency.
The central tenet of Christianity as it has come down to us is that we are to reach out when our instinct is to pull inward; to give when we want to take; to love when we are inclined to hate; to include when are tempted to exclude.
So this is how you swim inward. So this is how you flow outwards. So this is how you pray.
After I had given up to go, the thoughts of the journey were often attended with unusual sadness, at which times my heart was frequently turned to the Lord with inward breathings for his heavenly support, that I might not fail to follow him wheresoever he might lead me.
I believe that in a great city, or even in a small city or a village, a great theater is the outward and visible sign of an inward and probable culture.
Instead of looking outside of ourselves and counting potential enemies, fasting summons us to turn our glance inward, and to take the measure of our greatest challenge: the self, the ego, in our own eyes and as others see us.
When you are with the wrong person, who doesn't really love you, all you want is to be adored. It makes you more inward and needy. Gross.
Marina and the Diamonds
There is no finer sensations in life that which comes with victory over one's self. Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance.
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