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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
12th century
Place of birth: Germany

Eyes are the windows of the soul.

Eyes are the windows of the soul.



(German, French)

Die Augen sind die Fenster der Seele.

Les yeux sont les fenêtres de l'âme.

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The eye, which is called the window of the soul, is the principal means by which the central sense can most completely and abundantly appreciate the infinite works of nature; and the ear is the second, which acquires dignity by hearing of the things the eye has seen.

Intelligence is the eye of the soul, not its strength. Its strength is in the heart, that is, in the passions.

Quotes for: soul


Quotes about soul:

Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

At any moment you choose you can retire within yourself. Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.

For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.

Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!

They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.


Hildegard of Bingen also said...

Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end.

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.

Inside, you've got heaven and earth.

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