Quotation Explorer - 'Detached'

Past and future monopolize the poet’s sensory and intellectual faculties, detached from the immediate spectacle. These two philtres become utterly clear the moment one stops being hypnotized by the cloudy precipitate constituted by the world of today. - André Breton
Prosperity cannot be experienced by living detached from Nature. Everything else is only a gradation of materialistic, earthly ambitions. We came from the stars and there lies the path to our substantive evolution. - Grigoris Deoudis
The mind and the spirit can be detached from the physical body in deep meditation. Once the mind and spirit get detached from the physical body, the inner process of life becomes clear to you. - Roshan Sharma
The sensation that allows you to experience the physical reality, when detached from the physical body allows you to realize life beyond the physical reality. - Roshan Sharma
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be obtained only by someone who is detached. - Simone Weil
Blessed be the ones that are free that have detached from possessions that can possess Thee. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Yes - it was happiness she still wanted, and the glimpse she had caught of it made everything else of no account. One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities , and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation. "The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
The greatest freedom in this world is a sense of self detached from appearances so that we may sacrifice today’s comforts for tomorrow’s opportunities. - Vironika Tugaleva
I learned that I' have to be detached if I was ever to achieve anything at all. - Iain Pears
The damps of autumn sink into the leaves and prepare them for the necessity of their fall; and thus insensibly are we, as years close around us, detached from our tenacity of life by the gentle pressure of recorded sorrow. - Walter Savage Landor
Sex mirrored our drinking; both defined our relationship: selfish, detached, indulgent and satisfying. - B.J. Neblett
Micro: When his mind detached from his body he saw the murderer stab him repeatedly. Later, he told the detective - who retired. He blamed stress. - Anthony North
It should surprise no one that modern soldiers return home just as conflicted and detached as previous generations. The difference is that in the age of vapid American decadence, their simpler fundamental values are largely irrelevant to we civilians. - Tiffany Madison
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