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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

I discovered that the horse is life itself, a metaphor but also an example of life's mystery and unpredictability, of life's generosity and beauty, a worthy object of repeated and ever changing contemplation.
Jane Smiley

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

All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society.
Paulo Coelho
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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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