Quotation Explorer - 'Apprehension'

To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal. - Saint Augustine
What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! - William Shakespeare
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character. - James Bridie
Our imagination loves to be filled with an object or to grasp at anything that is too big for it's capacity. We are flung into a pleasing astonishment at such unbounded views and feel a delightful stillness and amazement in the soul at the apprehension of them. - Joseph Addison
The sense of death is most in apprehension; and the poor beetle, that we tread upon, in corporal sufferance feels a pang as great as when a giant dies. - William Shakespeare
Invisible God might have apprehension at the time of world creation that if HE does not show deception often through women, then men may mistake HIS made hell on earth as heaven. - Anuj Somany
We live in wonder, blaze in a cycle of passion and apprehension. - Carolyn Kizer
Venture deep into the wilderness of lost thought to the point that you physically shiver with apprehension, and there you will find creativity - Carl Henegan
Broad daylight does not encourage the apprehension of horror. - Guy de Maupassant
The excessive desire of pleasing goes along almost always with the apprehension of not being liked.
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