Words matter. These are the best Moment Quotes from famous people such as Soren Kierkegaard, Michelle Dockery, Christopher Fry, Steve Martin, Robin S. Sharma, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.
The journey matters as much as the destination. By engaging in the moment on set, I’ve stopped rushing and now find pleasure in the collaborative process – the characters, the costumes – rather than worrying about the finished product.
In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment.
I realized that comedians of the day were operating on jokes and punch lines. The moment you say the punch line, the audience either laughs sincerely or they laugh automatically or they don’t laugh. The thing that bothered me was that automatic laugh. I said, that’s not real laughter.
I’d done all the things I thought a person had to do in order to be successful and fulfilled, like getting a great education and becoming a lawyer, and yet there was zero spark in my life. But there was no light-bulb moment. It was gradual. In the early 1990s, I decided to experiment and try some new ways of living.
The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
The message I want to give my fans is, always have a way to pull yourself out of the dark place. Don’t sit and cry about it. Have your moment, and then get over it.
God is creating at every moment of the world’s existence in and through the perpetually endowed creativity of the very stuff of the world.
Boxing has been my life, and it is my life. I’ve enjoyed every moment of it.
The moment you grab someone by the lapels, you’re lost.
The problem for the Left, however, is that the moment it stops painting the Right as vile, it has to argue the issues.
Every moment is memorable to me.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
I’ve never, ever in my life touched a photographer. Some of the cruellest things I’ve ever said have been to photographers who are chasing me down the street, some of the sharpest, most efficient emotional barbs. And they know that in that moment, in that one-to-one wit competition, they just got smashed.
Sometimes a movie encapsulates a period or a moment in all of our lives in such a way that it never dies.
When every moment is constantly being filmed, it’s hard to relax.
The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
Music gives people the ability to dream, to leave their troubles behind for a moment and experience something beautiful. You create dreams and that’s a beautiful thing!
Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.
When I had no place to live and I had no place to sleep – and I did sleep in the Metro – I held steadfast to the fact that I had a dream, a reason why I’m doing this… that it was bigger than this moment.
God isn’t present in the past or future. The great ‘I Am’ is in the present moment. When I claim that presence, I can get through anything today.
When you savour and relish every moment, then you learn the art of preserving yourself.
Reality shows are all the rage on TV at the moment, but that’s not reality, it’s just another aesthetic form of fiction.
Climbing in a beautiful location, the goal is not to power my way up but to become for that moment a part of the landscape, part of the rock.
The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation, or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself.
The BBC is part of the glue which binds the United Kingdom together. At those times of national moment – of joy or sadness, in the UK or around the world, at times when the nation wants to celebrate, mourn or just enjoy itself people turn to the BBC.
I knew the moment it happened, it was a miracle. I could have been kissing her when she threw up. It would have scarred me for life. I may never have recovered.
No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
My parents are the coolest of the cool on every single level, and it’s because they have a deep appreciation for every moment of their lives.
It is the prayer of my innermost being to realize my supreme identity in the liberated play of consciousness, the Vast Expanse. Now is the moment, Here is the place of Liberation.
The workings of the human heart are the profoundest mystery of the universe. One moment they make us despair of our kind, and the next we see in them the reflection of the divine image.
Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It’s transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It’s uplifting, it’s encouraging, it’s strengthening.
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.
It was sort of his ‘Brando’ moment – his very ‘method’ moment. He just absorbed it and continued on.
If you’re walking down the street and you smell a scent, it can take you right back to a memorable time in your life, whether it’s a moment with an ex-girlfriend or a childhood event.
Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.
We rarely know what motivates somebody in their work, and it’s usually a particular moment in their life. For me, that moment is my brother’s incarceration and the ways in which this country has decided to neglect, abuse, and sometimes torture people with severe mental illness, especially if they’re black.
You have to be nice to people, you have to give the best of yourself every moment of your life, and you have to believe in yourself.
Every morning that I wake up and I’m breathing, I can feel it and take a moment to say, you know, ‘Thank God I’m alive for another day.’
I am the superstitious kind: I never praise a shot because I fear the moment I do so, the batsman gets out.
Putting yourself out there is hard, but it’s so worth it. I don’t think anyone who has ever spoken out, or stood up or had a brave moment, has regretted it. It’s empowering and confidence-building and inspiring. Not only to other people, but to yourself.
In my own life I know that my state of cheerfulness is a reliable gauge of my level of spiritual enlightenment at that moment. The more cheerful, happy, contented, and satisfied I am feeling, the more aware I am of my deep connection to Spirit.
Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.
When you’re in the heat of the moment, you need guys you can trust and who have been there for you.
I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.
The moment you’ve convinced someone that you truly understand her dreams and feelings, mental and behavioral change becomes possible, and the foundation for a breakthrough has been laid.
I cannot say for certain if there is such a thing as love at first sight, but I do know that the moment I first glimpsed Winnie Nomzamo, I knew that I wanted to have her as my wife.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Recovery begins from the darkest moment.
The moment of change is the only poem.
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
I’ve never seen a moon in the sky that, if it didn’t take my breath away, at least misplaced it for a moment.
That’s the nice thing about being a live act. I can get the audience, but it’s for the moment. It’s like, ‘Can I do it tonight?’ And you can see when people like you. But on record – and with the pen – it’s almost for all time. Really, a lot more thought has to go into it.
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity… The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
The prerequisite of originality is the art of forgetting, at the proper moment, what we know.
I’ve always had this incredible sense of urgency. I’ve always had this desire not to let things fester and to really seize the moment, because it’s serendipity.
Stumbling upon the next great invention in an ‘ah-ha!’ moment is a myth.
True adulthood occurs the moment we grasp that the people who raised us do not exist solely for our comfort and reassurance. From that point on, the steady stream of unconditional love and support we’ve expected from them all our lives has to flow both ways.