We have not the reverent feeling for the rainbow that a savage has, because we know how it is made. We have lost as much as we gained by prying into that matter.
There is no room in the universe for the least contempt or pride; but only for a gentle and a reverent heart.james martineau
When a man makes a reverent face before a face that is no face — that is idol worship!menachem mendel of kotzk
As I pass through my incarnations in every age and race, I make my proper prostrations to the Gods of the Market-Place. Peering through reverent fingers I watch them flourish and fall, And the Gods of the Copybook Headings, I notice, outlast them all.rudyard kipling
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent nor kind.john ruskin
A man is first reverent about himself, and self-respect is the first stage in reverence for all things.otto weininger
I have seen that Man moves over with each new generation into a bigger body, more awful, more reverent and more free than he has had before.gerald stanley lee
He [Jesus] speaks in parables, and though we have approached these parables reverentially all these many years and have heard them expounded as grave and reverent vehicles of holy truth, I suspect that many if not all of them were originally not grave at all but were antic, comic, often more than just a little shocking.
I have seen that Man moves over with each new generation into a bigger body, more awful, more reverent and more free than he has had before.
Nathless the sacred shrine is holy yet, With its lone floors where reverent feet once trod. Take off your shoes as by the burning bush, Before the mystery of death and God.Emma Lazarus
There is no room in the universe for the least contempt or pride; but only for a gentle and a reverent heart.