A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations.
But the line between moral behavior and narcissistic self-righteousness is thin and difficult to discern
...to know an other's interior life you are his confessor or a writer - the one is admitted freely, the other intrudes by discerning of spirits
Man has no Body distinct from his Soul; for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age.
God gives His deepest discernment and sharpest marksmanship to men who aim to expose His truth before an enemy's lies.
To be more precise about it, it is neither close nor open-mindedness but wisdom, discernment, and a pure heart that God wants.
When focusing only on one's credentials one boasts his own incompetence in his capacity for discernment of the individual.
The most important part of discernment is pinpointing the forces to be reckoned with, both the constructive and destructive.
Strange things are always abounding. Watch and discern. There is always a lesson to be learned.
The ability to discern truth comes from learning, growing, and understanding the Bible.
Is France a completely open market to G.E.? No, of course not. I think we're more discerning about China because it's China, and they're big, and they're more concerning. But the best global companies are ones that are nuanced.
The person who sees the difficulties so clearly that he does not discern the possibilities cannot inspire a vision in others.
God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede.
Abstraction is a mental process we use when trying to discern what is essential or relevant to a problem; it does not require a belief in abstract entities.
We do not see the world through a window, but through a mirror. Everything we discern is comparatively held to the vision with which we see ourselves.
Generational change within a genre is hard to parse while it's happening. Only in retrospect can the passing of the baton from ancestors to progeny be clearly discerned.
A great ratatouille is one in which the vegetables interact with each other but are still discernible from each other. The trick is to cook them just right: not over, not under.
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.
The Jews did not go into darkness all at once. It was a gradual work, until they could not discern the gift of God in sending his Son.
To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God, you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
Thus I, gone forth, as spiders do, In spider’s web a truth discerning, Attach one silken strand to you For my returning.