Words matter. These are the best Awakening Quotes from famous people such as Daisaku Ikeda, Maxwell Anderson, Jonathan Groff, Daniel Baldwin, Krzysztof Penderecki, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The effects of human rights education can be dramatic in awakening people to the value and power of their own lives, as shown in the following stories.
The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero.
I loved traditional musical comedy. That was my passion. Then ‘Spring Awakening’ happened, and it took that rock n’ roll and pop music to change gears for me.
I got cast for ‘Spring Awakening’ when I was 20. Every dream I had came true in that moment.
At the end of the spectrum when you get to that 12th step, when you have that spiritual awakening we make ourselves available to help other people.
After ‘Spring Awakening,’ I wanted to do things that are really challenging and outside my comfort zone: things that scare me a little and make me grow.
When Kubrick called me about ‘The Shining,’ it was very strange. He first asked me to write music for his film, but I instead gave him suggestions about some of my pieces. I told him about ‘The Awakening of Jacob,’ which he did use in ‘The Shining.’
That is the real spiritual awakening, when something emerges from within you that is deeper than who you thought you were. So, the person is still there, but one could almost say that something more powerful shines through the person.
I did ‘Spring Awakening’ on Broadway for about three years, and I did over 500 performances.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
When I imagine feminine characters in my songs, they’re often bold, strong, passionate, militant, witty, sensual, dangerous. I see those characters as skillful witnesses, figures of change and awakening.
I left ‘Spring Awakening,’ and within a month of leaving the show, I came out to my parents and to my friends and broke up with my boyfriend and moved into an apartment of my own and completely changed my life.
I taught a class about the Tony Awards at a summer theater camp the year after I graduated from high school. So, the first time I was nominated for ‘Spring Awakening,’ it felt like a surreal dream: it was every childhood dream I had come true. It felt like a fairy tale.
It’s exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.
I was journaling in Florence, and I was like, ‘Oh, I have to come out of the closet. I have to break up with this guy’ – he was my ‘roommate.’ So that was my awakening moment, when I stepped into my own skin while in a foreign country by myself and had a very stereotypical moment of revelation.
The deeper the blue becomes, the more strongly it calls man towards the infinite, awakening in him a desire for the pure and, finally, for the supernatural… The brighter it becomes, the more it loses its sound, until it turns into silent stillness and becomes white.
Long before the awakening of thought on earth, manifestations of cosmic energy must have been produced which have no parallel today.
I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.
As to the Amazon itself, the transition from conservation to sustainable development was a huge awakening since conservation was a western concept and strategy to encourage the developing world to protect biodiversity resources for the sake of future generations and the wellbeing of the planet.
I remember going to a son’s friend’s bar mitzvah, and the text that he chose to explicate was right at the beginning of Genesis. It was not about a fall from grace or a fall from perfection; it was about an awakening into consciousness, which is what it means to be human.
The Arab awakening was driven by youth, organized by technology, and fired by a hunger for political change.
Show-wise, I love ‘Little Shop’ and ‘Big River’, ‘Avenue Q,’ and ‘Spring Awakening’.
The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation.
Some people have theorized that I lurched to prove myself intellectually. But it was not any lurch. It was more a kind of awakening.
Divine desperateness is the beginning of spiritual awakening because it gives rise to the aspiration for God-realisation.
The poet knows himself only on the condition that things resound in him, and that in him, at a single awakening, they and he come forth together out of sleep.
Eventually your boobs grow and you can’t run anymore, and that was a really rude awakening.
I became a conservative after a deeply profound spiritual awakening at which point I repented of my anger, and God allowed me to see reality.
We are witnessing a great awakening. Millions of Texans, millions of Americans are rising up to reclaim our country, to defend liberty and to restore the Constitution.
I did a 20-minute selection of scenes from the play ‘Spring Awakening’ in college, well before the musical came around, so when the musical was becoming a hot thing, and I was reading interviews with Duncan Sheik about how he came to do the music, I think it’s interesting.
We are seeing a great awakening. A national movement of We the People, brought together by what unites us – a shared love of liberty, and an understanding of the unlimited potential of free men and free women.
I look at tens of thousands of church leaders who still do need a bit of an awakening.
I remember speaking to a sheik who came back into the political system in late 2008, laid down his arms. His troops became part of the Sons of Iraq, the so-called Sunni Awakening.
The stopping of the Judicial courts, had been blended, in the minds of some people, with the redress of grievances considered only as a mode of awakening the attention of the legislature.
Anybody that thinks hanging out with Snoop is fun, is cool, you’re in for a rude awakening because he is the most down to earth, boring dude ever.
It was on my first few trips to India that I finally felt as though I was going somewhere where I could be more ‘Indian!’ It was a rude awakening when I realized that people here were way more Indian than I was.
‘Basic Black with Pearls’ contains overt references to Virginia Woolf and covert ones to feminist classics like Kate Chopin’s ‘The Awakening’ and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper.’ The scholar Ruth Panofsky, who writes extensively about Weinzweig, sees echoes of George Eliot.
When I moved to England, at 19, I had a rude awakening. I knew it would be chilly but when I saw leaves falling off the trees I thought someone had dropped a nuclear something!
I think dance is amazing because what people don’t realize is like when you dance your spirit and your soul get ignited. You’re not only releasing endorphins, but also your spirit is awakening. It makes you feel good and happy.
You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. And best of all, love can happen at any age. Life can just start to get exciting when you’re in your 40s and 50s. You have to believe that.
I started off in musical theater, yeah. It was one of my first jobs; it was in Spring Awakening in London, which was amazing.
When I first came to this country I was this new kid from the Caribbean. England was a rude awakening for me.
I am drawn to intimate, often uncomfortable portraits of a woman persevering and awakening.
You don’t want to move in with someone and find out that they don’t have auto or health insurance. That’s a rude awakening.
It’s nice to have dreams, but when you use borrowed money to achieve them and act as if money grows on trees, you may have a brutal awakening.
Women of all classes are awakening to the necessity of self-support, but few are willing to do the ordinary useful work for which they are fitted.
I would go after any rookie. Any rookie with a lot of hype. I used to do it to Jason Kidd. I would go at him. I’d be like, ‘Young fella, you’re going to get a rude awakening in the NBA.’
In Buddhism, we talk of meditation as an act of awakening, to be awake to the fact that the earth is in danger and living species are in danger.
Thank God for the efforts of Black Lives Matter – we’ve seen an awakening in this era in a way we didn’t see in Daddy’s era in terms of people coming to grips with white privilege.
I worked consistently on Broadway from when I was 8 years old through ‘Spring Awakening,’ which I left in 2008.
It is a law in the universe that a wave of spiritual awakening is always followed by a period of doubting materialism, each phase is necessary in order that the spirit may receive equal development of heart and intellect without being carried too far in either direction.
However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream.
I call for the awakening of our people’s ancient soul, capable of opposing a bloodthirsty barbarism.
When ‘The Awakening’ was published it was considered so scandalous it was banned in the author’s home-town library, and she herself was barred from the Fine Arts Club in the same city. What the novel has to offer, among other things, is honesty.