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Hildegard of Bingen

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Biography - Hildegard of Bingen:

German Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary and polymath.
Born: 1098 - Died: 1179
Place of birth: Germany
Germany
Source: Causae et Curae

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As the sun is the light of the day, so the soul is the light of the awakened body. As the moon is the light of the night, so is the soul the light of the sleeping body."
Hildegard of Bingen - Causae et Curae



Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


GermanQuote
Wie die Sonne das Licht des Tages ist, so ist auch die Seele das Licht des wachenden Körpers. Und wie der Mond das Licht der Nacht ist, so ist auch die Seele das Licht des schlafenden Körpers."
Hildegard von Bingen - Causae et Curae

FrenchQuote
De même que le soleil est la lumière du jour, de même l'âme est-elle la lumière du corps éveillé; et, de même que la lune est la lumière de la nuit, de même l'âme est-elle la lumière du corps endormi."
Hildegarde de Bingen - Causae et Curae


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Quotes about soul:



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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul."
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul."
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years."
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid
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Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!"

Paul Verlaine - Ecoutez la chanson bien douce
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea."
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul."
Augustine of Hippo
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Quotes for: body:



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A healthy mind in a healthy body."
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly."
Gautama Buddha
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul."
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies."
Aristotle
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With most people the heart grows old with the body."
Guy de Maupassant
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy."
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Quotes about light:



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To love beauty is to see light."
Victor Hugo
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Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light."
Jean Cocteau
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Where there is much light, the shadow is deep."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Götz von Berlichingen
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What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man."
Robert Green Ingersoll
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light."
Abbé Pierre
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The light, queen of colours."
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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Hildegard of Bingen also said...



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Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end."
Hildegard of Bingen
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Eyes are the windows of the soul."
Hildegard of Bingen
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