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Christopher Fry Quotes and Sayings

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I want to look at life - at the commonplaces of existence -
as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
- Christopher Fry

What after all, is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean.
- Christopher Fry

Has made an honest woman of the supernatural.
- Christopher Fry

Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always
to see truth more vividly.
- Christopher Fry

 

Between our birth and death we may touch understanding,
As a moth brushes a window with its wing.
- Christopher Fry

The lines marking a penalty area are a disgrace to
the playing fields of a public school.
- Christopher Fry

Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair;
a narrow escape into faith.
- Christopher Fry

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The best thing we can do is to make wherever we're
lost in look as much like home as we can.
- Christopher Fry

In tragedy every moment is eternity;
in comedy,
eternity is a moment.
- Christopher Fry

The dark is light enough.
- Christopher Fry

Coffee in England is just toasted milk.
- Christopher Fry

In my plays I want to look at life -
at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned
a corner and run into it for the first time.
- Christopher Fry

Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as
much as prose in half the time,
and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention,
of seeming to say half as much in twice the time.
- Christopher Fry

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton PHOTO

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy PHOTO

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby PHOTO

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

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

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

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela PHOTO

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

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Know that you can have whatever you want,
when you ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

Whatever you want in life, start today.
Not tomorrow - today.
Let it be a small beginning - a tiny beginning.
Your happiness depends on starting today - every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

You can do what you want to do.
- David Thomas

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

We can do anything we want to
if we stick to it long enough.
- Helen Keller

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa


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