re-flec-tion / rəˈflekSH(ə)n
1. an instance of the return of light waves from a surface
For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections.
Peace Pilgrim, 1908-1981
2. the production of an image by or as if by a mirror
The only way to truly see yourself is in the reflection of someone else’s eyes.
3. an image or representation
The way we experience the world around us is a direct reflection of the world within us.
Gabrielle Bernstein, 1979-
4. thoughtful consideration
Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
Peter Drucker, 1909-2005
5. a thought which occurs during consideration or meditation
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.
Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784
6. a reproach or indirect criticism
Outsourcing is a reflection of a bad economic environment domestically.
Ron Paul, 1935-