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Letter "V" » vessel
«The aim of music is not to express feelings but to express music. It is not a vessel into which the composer distills his soul drop by drop, but a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, full of new paths to discover, where mystery remains eternal.»
Author: Pierre Boulez
, drop by
, express feelings
, no end
«The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.»
«There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love -- every man works his oar voluntarily!»
«Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience.»
«Moab hath been at ease from his youth, and he hath settled on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into captivity: therefore his taste remained in him, and his scent is not changed.»
«No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.»
«On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour: / And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance, / And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending upon him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth: / Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.»
, Four Corners
, let down
, open air
, The Four
«Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered. (1 Peter 3:7)»
«Our passions are the winds that propel our vessel. Our reason is the pilot that steers her. Without winds the vessel would not move and without a pilot she would be lost.»
, without reasoning
«The higher nature in man always seeks for something which transcends itself and yet is its deepest truth; which claims all its sacrifice, yet makes this sacrifice its own recompense. This is man's dharma, man's religion, and man's self is the vessel»
Author: Rabindranath Tagore