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Definition of Contemplation

Contemplation

  1. The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study.
  2. Holy meditation.
  3. The act of looking forward to an event as about to happen; expectation; the act of intending or purposing.

Contemplation Quotations

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Aristotle

Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
Jean Arp

That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.
Edgar Allan Poe

What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
Meister Eckhart

Many scientists think that philosophy has no place, so for me it's a sad time because the role of reflection, contemplation, meditation, self inquiry, insight, intuition, imagination, creativity, free will, is in a way not given any importance, which is the domain of philosophers.
Deepak Chopra
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Contemplation Translations

contemplation in French is contemplation
contemplation in German is Betrachtung
contemplation in Italian is considerazione
contemplation in Latin is contemplatio
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