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I am an English major in school with an emphasis in creative writing. I think hearing Maya Angelou speak at school last year was one of the best moments Stanford, at least, intellectually, had to offer.
~By Fred Savage ~


Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.
~By J. P. Donleavy ~


Film acting is really the trick of doing moments. You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds. You really earn your spurs acting onstage. I needed to do that for myself. I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play.
~By Sam Shepard ~


Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
~By John Milton ~


I believe, however, that such abnormal moments can be found in everyone, and it is all the more fortunate when they occur in individuals with creative talent or with clairvoyant powers.
~By Giorgio de Chirico ~


Although I managed my schedule to be home by late afternoon most days, basically, Roselle raised our children alone. And so I missed out on a lot of wonderful moments, missed watching my kids grow into the wonderful people they are today.
~By Perry Como ~


Of this our true individual life, our present life is a glimpse, a fragment, a hint, and in its best moments a visible beginning.
~By Josiah Royce ~


Everyone thinks they can write a play; you just write down what happened to you. But the art of it is drawing from all the moments of your life.
~By Neil Simon ~


Like everyone else, I've had moments when I've felt that I've been losing my grip.
~By Russell Crowe ~


Wagner is a composer who has beautiful moments but awful quarter hours.
~By Gioachino Rossini ~


There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


That was just my own personal program: I didn't want to get too high over the good moments because I didn't want to be saddened and depressed when things didn't go as I had planned.
~By Julius Erving ~


All of us have moments in our childhood where we come alive for the first time. And we go back to those moments and think, This is when I became myself.
~By Rita Dove ~


Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.
~By Michael Johnson ~


Have you ever had one of those moments when you look up and realize that you're one of those people you see on the train talking to themselves?
~By Marc Maron ~


There are moments to indulge and enjoy, but I always know when it's time to go home and wash my knickers.
~By Kate Winslet ~


I am sensible of the velocity of the moments, and entering that part of my head alert to the motion of the world I am aware that life was never perfect, never absolute. This bestows contentment, even a fearlessness.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


There were wonderful moments when I was singing for the first time in the Olympia Theatre and I was pregnant with my son, which was very, very strange for a singer.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.
~By Fred Rogers ~


It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
~By Tony Robbins ~


The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


For instance, when I go to the premiere on Tuesday I probably won't watch the film at all - I'll be watching the audience just to see their reaction to different moments, what I'm doing right and what I'm doing wrong, stuff like that.
~By Devon Sawa ~


There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened.
~By Jules Renard ~


I had my moments for sure but I wasn't confrontational. And sometimes you get on the court and you'd find yourself very confrontational. It was all a discovery.
~By Andre Agassi ~


Any person, brought into the presence of this fact, stops for a few moments and remains pensive and silent; and then generally leaves, carrying with him forever a sharper, keener sense of our incessant motion through space.
~By Leon Foucault ~


But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
~By Henry Miller ~


You just make sure you don't screw it up. It's going to work as long as you don't mess it up. Hopefully you have plenty of those moments in a big comedy.
~By Harold Ramis ~


The day of the wedding went like these things generally do, full of anxious moments interspersed with black comedy.
~By Janet Street-Porter ~


I had never done Shakespeare before, but I don't think you can be an actor and not do it. There were moments when I thought, I'm just not going to be able to pull this off.
~By Jessica Lange ~


My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much.
~By Gwyneth Paltrow ~


This moment exhibits infinite space, but there is a space also wherein all moments are infinitely exhibited, and the everlasting duration of infinite space is another region and room of joys.
~By Thomas Traherne ~


We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.
~By Cullen Hightower ~


Of the individual poems, some are more lyric and some are more descriptive or narrative. Each poem is fixed in a moment. All those moments written or read together take on the movement and architecture of a narrative.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


I just had one of those "what the hell are we doing" moments.
~By Adam Savage ~


There's moments where I want to break down and cry, but not give up.
~By Ashlee Simpson ~


I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


I think one of the great moments of my life was when I could write musician on my passport.
~By Jon Anderson ~


Many people experience Gethsemane moments.
~By Arthur Middleton ~


Of course there are moments that you wonder how long you should be doing it because there are other aspects which are not nice, of this lifestyle. But I just love winning.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


I think we're the only jokeless show on television. I mean really, we have no setups and no punch lines. It's not a joke show. There are funny lines and funny moments but again the comedy is born of the human experience and awkward pauses are a great part of what it is to be human.
~By Rainn Wilson ~


The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril.
~By Xenophon ~


As an actress, it appeals to me because I love the idea of playing those in-between moments, the sort of behavioral stuff that one might not normally see.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


Especially moments when things are very difficult and complicated for me and I am still trying to grasp what is happening and I am still trying to understand and to reach family back home.
~By Edwidge Danticat ~


It's very difficult to judge relationships from the outside. You never know what happens in intimate moments with two people to know why they really support and love each other.
~By Eric Braeden ~


Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


You know, when you get your first asparagus, or your first acorn squash, or your first really good tomato of the season, those are the moments that define the cook's year. I get more excited by that than anything else.
~By Mario Batali ~


Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds like a man whose trousers are on fire.
~By Clive James ~


People say funny things all the time during really serious moments in life.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


The three great moments of my life had to be the concerts of Ellington in 1938, Dizzy in '48, and Ella in '52.
~By Boris Vian ~


You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
~By Henry Drummond ~


The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.
~By Victoria Secunda ~


There are moments when very little truth would be enough to shape opinion. One might be hated at extremely low cost.
~By Jean Rostand ~


I really think about the times that I've been through with my husband and all the stuff that we've been through together, and I think to those moments for inspiration for the role.
~By Deborah Cox ~


That was fun to play. There were some nice special effects coupled with some really nice moments with child and wife. I also was able to age to about 100 years in 'Brief Candle.'
~By Richard Dean Anderson ~


One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


Mr. Wagner has beautiful moments but bad quarters of an hour.
~By Gioachino Rossini ~


There'll be moments when I'm out in the prison yard, chatting with the cast and the crew, getting ready to shoot a scene. And then I'll remember if I were actually an inmate, I'd only be out there an hour. The other 23 hours of the day, I'd be in my cell. It's kind of a downer.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


I've had quite a few moments I've liked, so it's good enough.
~By Bryan Ferry ~


Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all, that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.
~By Richard Bach ~


What I had said in the morning was that this is what we know has happened, but there has been no significant off-site release. Only to find out moments later that, in fact, there had been an off-site release. I still haven't gotten over that.
~By William Scranton ~


It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence which allows us to realize for moments that we are living.
~By Max Frisch ~


Moments are incredible, but in my fantasy mind I see a Globe company which is renowned throughout the world for what it does with pure storytelling. So that people come and say: it's not just the building, it's the only place you can hear this kind of work.
~By Mark Rylance ~


What is thematically posited is only what is given, by pure reflection, with all its immanent essential moments absolutely as it is given to pure reflection.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I am moreover inclined to be concise when I reflect on the constant occupation of the citizens in public and private affairs, so that in their few leisure moments they may read and understand as much as possible.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


Kinsey would identify himself with Galileo in moments of feelings of persecution.
~By Bill Condon ~


What we value about music and literature are the moments that they create in our minds when we encounter them.
~By Stephan Jenkins ~


Work grows out of other work, and there are very few eureka moments.
~By Anish Kapoor ~


There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


The other side of it is that, despite all that, people reach out to poetry at the key moments in their lives.
~By Paul Muldoon ~


We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing a song about going nowhere. So it worked out very well I think.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors.
~By Hugh Hopper ~


It was just crazy opportunity to see that whole world and the competitions that we had in the film, like Long Beach, it was just crazy and so much fun. I felt like I lived all those moments in the movie.
~By John Robinson ~


I'm not geeky but I have my geeky, corky moments, and then I've got some aspects of cool in me, I guess.
~By Nick Cannon ~


Everything is ironic to me. There are moments I find hysterical, but I'm probably the only one who would find that, except for a few people.
~By River Phoenix ~


Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to sleep, the subject often reveals his truest self.
~By Barbara Walters ~


You don't get a chance to take a breath but when you do, you have some really good comedy moments that ease up on the tension that the movie is centered around which is Kim being kidnapped and her son and husband being kidnapped and the jeopardy that they're in.
~By David R. Ellis ~


There are moments when I can't believe I'm as old as I am. But I feel better physically than I did 10 years ago. I don't think, Oh God, I'm missing something.
~By Madonna Ciccone ~


For me the printing process is part of the magic of photography. It's that magic that can be exciting, disappointing, rewarding and frustrating all in the same few moments in the darkroom.
~By John Sexton ~


The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and no, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I'm in.
~By Annie Lennox ~


There are moments when a man's imagination, so easily subdued to what it lives in, suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the long windings of destiny.
~By Edith Wharton ~


Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
~By Al Boliska ~


I think it's time for me to get out, because at the moment I'm only thinking about fishing 21 hours a day, and they're the waking moments. And even when I close my eyes I'm thinking about it.
~By Rex Hunt ~


There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past.
~By Jean Rostand ~


The benefits of the accomplished journey cannot be weighed in terms of perfect moments, but in terms of how this journey affects and changes our character.
~By Ella Maillart ~


Independent dance - and, fine, it's a very good thing that it remains independent - is a much tougher life: all dancers expect that, and accept that there will be periods of not being able to work, provided there are choice moments during the year when they really can work.
~By Siobhan Davies ~


Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


I have had so many great moments, but I would have to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such a unique and passionate experience for me. It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age, that I would not want to try to replicate it again now.
~By William Kempe ~


These are hallowed moments, when every American has reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn.
~By Nelson A. Miles ~


We keep passing unseen through little moments of other people's lives.
~By Robert M. Pirsig ~


Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


People think of these eureka moments and my feeling is that they tend to be little things, a little realisation and then a little realisation built on that.
~By Roger Penrose ~


The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
~By Billy Graham ~

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July 21 ,2024
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