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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

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German
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

French
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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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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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.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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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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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.”
Edvard Munch
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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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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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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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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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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All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.”
Leo Tolstoy
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Quotes for: night:


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Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.”
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia
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I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.”
Arthur Rimbaud
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For the paths of night and day are near to each other.”
Homer - Iliad
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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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