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If only your pure and clean mind could touch me, dear Haydn, nobody has a greater reverence for you than I have.
Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life - all life.
Roger Tory Peterson
Fullness of knowledge always means some understanding of the depths of our ignorance; and that is always conducive to humility and reverence.
Above all things, reverence yourself.
I love and reverence the Word, the bearer of the spirit, the tool and gleaming ploughshare of progress.
The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.
Here's the thing: the unit of reverence in Europe is the family, which is why a child born today of unmarried parents in Sweden has a better chance of growing up in a house with both of his parents than a child born to a married couple in America. Here we revere the couple, there they revere the family.
The eyes of a poet discover in each person a unique and irreplaceable humanity. While arrogant intellect seeks to control and manipulate the world, the poetic spirit bows with reverence before its mysteries.
I guess I was raised in a household with a lot of reverence for the physical sanctity of books. You didn't destroy books.
Since I was a very small child, I've had a kind of reverence for the past, and I felt a very intimate connection with it.
There is reverence that we owe to everything in human shape.
Every man now worships gold, all other reverence being done away.
Shall I give you my recipe for happiness? I find everything useful and nothing indispensable. I find everything wonderful and nothing miraculous. I reverence the body. I avoid first causes like the plague.
That sense of sacredness, that thinking in generations, must begin with reverence for this earth.
Right now my mind is on the people who stole our instruments, and, specifically, the person with my guitar, which will no doubt end its days having Green Day songs worked out on it. A better fate was deserved - and while the reverence given to guitars annoys me, I shall miss it.
If you see a philosopher determining all things by means of right reason, him you shall reverence: he is a heavenly being and not of this earth.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world. A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries. I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence.
Max von Sydow
The trick with computers I think, is to approach old and new things with the same reverence as you would like your favourite chair and not be seduced by the constant innovation otherwise you never do anything.
Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery.
There is some sadness for me now about acting because it used to be that there was a reverence for actors.
One of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity.
I demand for the unmarried mother, as a sacred channel of life, the same reverence and respect as for the married mother; for Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass, our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it.
Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
My effort has been not only to put the Biblical incident in the original setting... but at the same time give the human touch to convey to my public the reverence and elevation these subjects impart to me.
Henry Ossawa Tanner
At the beginning, Lincoln was so inexperienced he had reverence for military expertise, not realizing that there wasn't any military expertise, that the most anybody had commanded up to that point had been somebody, some troops in the Mexican War, and it had been years ago.
David Herbert Donald
LET us honour the King by cherishing respectful Sentiments concerning him; speaking of him with Affection, with Esteem and Reverence; and by promoting a like Spirit and Conduct in others.
I think that Canadians have an incredible reverence for authority and regard for authority, and I think one of the healthy ways that it's challenged is through questioning it, through the polite hostility of comedy.
Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility.
Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune.
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