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Christina Baldwin Quotes and Sayings

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Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred.
Ritual is the spark that must not go out.
- Christina Baldwin

Related topics: Spiritual

Know the power of ritual.
Release your troubles to the cleansing fire of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feeding is a very important ritual for me.
I don't trust people who don't like to eat.
- Gina Gershon

Belief transcends ritual, structure and societal expectation.
It is an enlivening, intensely personal
core to our being. Our way of being.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion,
sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics.
Defying nature, it surpasses it.
- Camille Paglia

I had this whole ritual with my mother making the bed
with me inside it so I would be invisible.
- Ahmet Zappa

I liked the ceremony, the ritual of preparing cocaine,
as much as doing it.
I did it for a year, loved it, then stopped.
Now I feel the same way about cooking.
- Kiefer Sutherland

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I wasn't losing my focus but I was getting tired of focusing.
What I was focusing on was becoming too routine,
too ritual, not something that was interesting,
new and exciting.
- Picabo Street

I don't have a special place or ritual for writing songs,
basically I write songs whenever an idea hits me,
in my hotel room, on the road, in the plane.
- Kelly Jones

Seppuku is Japanese for ritual suicide.
I thought, What a cute name for a coat.
- Lexa Doig

Ritual murder is referred to in court files which are located in Rome.
There are pictures in it which show that in 23 cases,
the Church itself has dealt with the question.
- Julius Streicher

Music is a gut thing.
You're working in a medium which is more in touch with
the primal than the modern.
A gig is a ritual.
There's a congregation.
- Siobhan Fahey

It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate
in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
- Brad Henry

Ritual is necessary for us to know anything.
- Ken Kesey

Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected
they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they
must acquire ritual and moral principles.
- Xun Zi

When people lack teachers, their tendencies are not corrected;
when they do not have ritual and moral principles,
then their lawlessness is not controlled.
- Xun Zi

My only ritual is to just sit down and write,
write every day.
- Augusten Burroughs

I suppose that the scope and implications of such forces
have rendered my personal accounting ritual pretty much obsolete.
That's how things sometimes go.
- Brian Ferneyhough

Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which
have the general character of ritual or ceremonial,
all conventional acts.
- J. L. Austin

Ritual will always mean throwing away something:
destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual:
It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ,
and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.
- Maggie Gallagher

I love to cook comfort food.
I'll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice.
The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it.
- Reese Witherspoon

To get to New Orleans you don't pass through anywhere else.
That geographical location, being aloof,
lets it hold onto the ritual of its own pace more than
other places that have to keep up with the progress.
- Allen Toussaint

Therefore, a person should first be changed by a teacher's instructions,
and guided by principles of ritual.
Only then can he observe the rules of courtesy and humility,
obey the conventions and rules of society,
and achieve order.
- Xun Zi

These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears,
close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow,
conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort
in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual.
- Joan D. Vinge

In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma;
that is,
the sacred lore of priests and people...
and these stories afford the only explanation that
is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
- William Robertson Smith

We always get up about 5:30, and George gets up and
goes in and gets the coffee and brings it to me,
and that's been our ritual since we got married.
And we read the newspapers in bed and drink coffee
for about an hour probably,
read our briefing papers.
- Laura Bush

But, you know, they don't enjoy the dinner hour together.
It's just not as much of a ritual at night and it's interesting.
I think the ritual is taking place perhaps more in the morning.
- Katie Couric

A commercial society whose members are essentially
ascetic and indifferent in social ritual has to be
provided with blueprints and specifications for evoking
the right tone for every occasion.
- Marshall McLuhan

But if it not be true, the myth itself requires to be explained,
and every principle of philosophy and common sense
demand that the explanation be sought,
not in arbitrary allegorical categories,
but in the actual facts of ritual or religious custom
to which the myth attaches.
- William Robertson Smith

Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present
much that is repulsive to modern ideas,
and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile
our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent
in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
- William Robertson Smith

The point is, the political reporters are the ones
who no longer understand the ritual they are covering.
They keep searching for political meanings in the tepid
events when a convention is now essentially a human drama and only that.
- William Greider

Shaving my head was a millennium ritual,
to not let it pass as just another New Year's Eve.
A lot has happened to me in the last couple of years,
personally and spiritually.
I wanted to mark it for myself.
- Joan Jett

I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios -
the wooden floors,
the big mirrors, everyone dressed in pink or black tights,
the musicians accompanying us - and the feeling of ritual the classes had.
- Suzanne Vega

We don't have too much ritual in our life anymore.
And these life symbols which people rely on to keep
their feeling of well being,
that life is not too bad after all are required more and more.
- John Hench

A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears,
and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds.
If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction,
and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned.
- Xun Zi

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Know that joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who know how to think need no teachers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

Know that you are special, and unique in all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know nothing. For to know nothing is to know everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who knows, does not speak.
He who speaks, does not know.
- Lao Tzu

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Know that joy is a choice, but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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