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harmonious
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

18 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
live together harmoniously
Definition
co-existing peacefully; or having components that are combined in a pleasing way
  • Disharmony I suppose is common enough in any marriage, but in their case it seems more tragic.
    Part 1 (9% in)
  • The Chautauqua that is in mind for this trip was inspired by these two many months ago and perhaps, although I don't know, is related to a certain undercurrent of disharmony between them.
    Part 1 (9% in)
  • If John and I and Chris arrived with this feeling and Sylvia arrived seeing them as "nice" and "pretty," there would be more disharmony among us than we would get from the heat and monotony of the Dakotas.
    Part 1 (21% in)

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  • Through the communications that we have with other men we receive from them readymade harmonious reasonings.
    Part 3 (57% in)
  • His motions and the machine are in a kind of harmony.
    Part 2 (81% in)
  • Mathematical solutions are selected by the subliminal self on the basis of "mathematical beauty," of the harmony of numbers and forms, of geometric elegance.
    Part 3 (57% in)
  • But it is this harmony, this beauty, that is at the center of it all.
    Part 3 (57% in)
  • He meant classic beauty, which comes from the harmonious order of the parts, and which a pure intelligence can grasp, which gives structure to romantic beauty and without which life would be only vague and fleeting, a dream from which one could not distinguish one's dreams because there would be no basis for making the distinction.
    Part 3 (57% in)
  • It is the quest of this special classic beauty, the sense of harmony of the cosmos, which makes us choose the facts most fitting to contribute to this harmony.
    Part 3 (57% in)
  • It is the quest of this special classic beauty, the sense of harmony of the cosmos, which makes us choose the facts most fitting to contribute to this harmony.
    Part 3 (57% in)
  • It is not the facts but the relation of things that results in the universal harmony that is the sole objective reality.
    Part 3 (57% in)
  • We know that these reasonings do not come from us and at the same time we recognize in them, because of their harmony, the work of reasonable beings like ourselves.
    Part 3 (57% in)
  • It is this harmony, this quality if you will, that is the sole basis for the only reality we can ever know.
    Part 3 (58% in)
  • His judgment that the scientist selects facts, hypotheses and axioms on the basis of harmony, also left the rough serrated edge of a puzzle incomplete.
    Part 3 (58% in)
  • To leave the impression in the scientific world that the source of all scientific reality is merely a subjective, capricious harmony is to solve problems of epistemology while leaving an unfinished edge at the border of metaphysics that makes the epistemology unacceptable.
    Part 3 (58% in)
  • But we know from Phaedrus' metaphysics that the harmony Poincaré talked about is not subjective.
    Part 3 (58% in)
  • What brought tears of recognition to my eyes was the discovery that these unfinished edges match perfectly in a kind of harmony that both Phaedrus and Poincaré talked about, to produce a complete structure of thought capable of uniting the separate languages of Science and Art into one.
    Part 3 (58% in)
  • They have patience, care and attentiveness to what they're doing, but more than this...there's a kind of inner peace of mind that isn't contrived but results from a kind of harmony with the work in which there's no leader and no follower.
    Part 3 (77% in)

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