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Definition of Inwards


  1. Toward the inside; toward the center or interior; as, to bend a thing inward.
  2. Into, or toward, the mind or thoughts; inwardly; as, to turn the attention inward.
  3. See Inward.

Inwards Quotations

We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet.
Stephen Hawking

The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.
Dag Hammarskjold

When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.

A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

I think music is about our internal life. It's part of the way people touch each other. That's very precious to me. And astronomy is, in a sense, the very opposite thing. Instead of looking inwards, you are looking out, to things beyond our grasp.
Brian May
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Inwards Translations

inwards in Dutch is naar binnen, binnenwaarts
inwards in German is Innereien, innen
inwards in Hungarian is belek, zsigerek
inwards in Norwegian is innover
inwards in Portuguese is para dentro
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