Quotations on Moments

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Some moments it feels longer, other moments it feels like it's flown by; you can't believe you've done it all that time... Overall, you have a strong sense for the full spectrum that you've sort of traveled.
- Andre Agassi
(Keywords: Time, Moments, Sense)

I had moments of my actions and words not reflecting who it is I am - if that defines a punk, then yes, absolutely.
- Andre Agassi
(Keywords: Actions, Moments, Punk, Words)

Tattoos are like stories - they're symbolic of the important moments in your life. Sitting down, talking about where you got each tattoo and what it symbolizes, is really beautiful.
- Pamela Anderson
(Keywords: Life, Moments, Talking)

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.'
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Keywords: Age, Wife, Fun, Moments, Play, Years)

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
- Barbara de Angelis
(Keywords: Women, Balance, Moments, Self, Solitude)

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
- Barbara de Angelis
(Keywords: Experience, Moments, Will)

Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all, that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Fire, Moments, Perfection)

My obsession with time informs my poetry so completely it is hard for me to summarize it. We want time to pass, for new things to happen to us, we want to hold on to certain moments, we don't want our lives to end.
- John Barton
(Keywords: Poetry, Time, End, Moments, Obsession, Want)

In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference.
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Keywords: Humanity, Moments, Nations, State)

There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Time, Awareness, Existence, Moments, Space)

Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.
- Tony Benn
(Keywords: Life, Embarrassment, Moments, Photography, Pleasure)

I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment.
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Keywords: Love, Movies, Hollywood, Moments, Now)

I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep.
- Brad Bird
(Keywords: Family, Wife, Film, Kids, Moments, Sleep)

There are rhythmic ideas which sometimes only work up to a point. In writing there are moments when it just comes off the page, it's not just a collection of notes.
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Keywords: Work, Ideas, Moments, Writing)

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
- Al Boliska
(Keywords: Travel, Boredom, Moments, Terror)

It's understanding the intention of a composer that allows a producer and an arranger to make those moments speak.
- Michael Bolton
(Keywords: Intention, Moments, Understanding)

I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: Family, Moments, Racism, Sheep)

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.
- Eric Braeden
(Keywords: Love, People, Moments, Relationships, Support)

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.
- Harold Brodkey
(Keywords: Life, Contentment, Moments, World)

One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul for the sake of popularity.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Soul, Moments, Popularity)

When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless.
- Willa Cather
(Keywords: People, Kindness, Moments, Reason, Security, Shipwreck)

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.
- Madonna Ciccone
(Keywords: God, Moments, Old, Years)

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.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: Alcohol, Comfort, Drugs, Lies, Man, Moments, Myth)

There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Keywords: Disillusionment, Girls, Moments, Pity, Waste, Will)

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.
- Perry Como
(Keywords: Home, People, Children, Kids, Moments, Today)

Kinsey would identify himself with Galileo in moments of feelings of persecution.
- Bill Condon
(Keywords: Feelings, Moments, Persecution)

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.
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Keywords: People, Alchemy, Cinema, Moments, Sense)

But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I'll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.
- Cindy Crawford
(Keywords: Peace, Beach, Moments, Quick, Quiet, Tea)

I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career.
- Tony Curtis
(Keywords: Career, Honor, Moments, Public, Want, Will)

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.
- Edwidge Danticat
(Keywords: Family, Home, Moments, Trying)

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.
- Siobhan Davies
(Keywords: Work, Dance, Being, Choice, Moments, Will)

These few dollars you lose here today are going to buy you stories to tell your children and great-grandchildren. This could be one of the big moments in your life; don't make it your last!
- John Dillinger
(Keywords: Life, Children, Moments, Today)

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.
- J. P. Donleavy
(Keywords: Money, Moments, Writing)

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.
- Henry Drummond
(Keywords: Life, Love, Moments, Spirit, Will)

In the first moments, the members of the Presidium who were with me at the Secretariat were taken to the Party Central Committee under the control of Soviet forces.
- Alexander Dubcek
(Keywords: Control, Committee, First, Moments, Party)

We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory.
- Georges Duhamel
(Keywords: Memory, Moments, Value)

Probably one of the happiest moments, outside the birth of all of my kids, was the first time we won an Emmy, that the show won an Emmy. That was a big night.
- Dick Van Dyke
(Keywords: Time, First, Kids, Moments, Night)

We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant.
- Alfred Eisenstaedt
(Keywords: Beginning, Moments, World)

The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Life, Angels, Moments, Nothing, Past, Visit)

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Hope, Despair, First, Moments, Sorrow)

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.
- David R. Ellis
(Keywords: Husband, Son, Being, Chance, Comedy, Jeopardy, Moments, Tension)

Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Faith, Moments, Vice)

Having felt people's love and support first hand through difficult moments in my life makes me feel it's our responsibility to help one another.
- Gloria Estefan
(Keywords: Life, Love, People, First, Help, Moments, Responsibility, Support)

The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
- Gustave Flaubert
(Keywords: Life, Success, Accomplishments, Challenge, Despair, Future, Moments, Promise)

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.
- Leon Foucault
(Keywords: Fact, Moments, Sense, Space)

Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
- Robert Frost
(Keywords: Baseball, Moments, Poets)

I've had my moments of insanity. But there is a certain responsibility to set proper examples for your children, and that influences your choices in every aspect of your life.
- Andy Garcia
(Keywords: Life, Children, Choices, Insanity, Moments, Responsibility)

There are moments when television systems are young and haven't formed properly, and there's room for lots of original stuff. Then things become more and more top-heavy with executives who are trying to guarantee the success of things.
- Terry Gilliam
(Keywords: Success, Moments, Television, Trying)

The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist.
- Danny Glover
(Keywords: War, People, Hope, America, Energy, Iraq, Moments, Occupation, Reason, Trade)

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.'
- Billy Graham
(Keywords: Life, God, Christian, Deep, Discouragement, Eyes, Moments, Prayer, Tears)



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