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James Gates Percival Quotes and Sayings

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There are moments of life that we never forget,
which brighten and brighten as time steals away.
- James Gates Percival

The world is full of poetry.
The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance
to the music of its melodies,
and sparkle in its brightness.
- James Gates Percival

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

 

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

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We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Know that you hold the power to
bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
- Jimmy Carter

I wake up to profound perspective that allows me to
celebrate the choices of my moments, of my life.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I bring Peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter
everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe
that change forever how we experience life and the world.
- John Milton

The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which
it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
- Thomas Jefferson

There are moments when all anxiety
and stated toil are becalmed
in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
- Henry David Thoreau

Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible
in bright moments as well as in trouble,
we cannot fully respond to its consolations
because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
- Helen Keller

I have not lost faith in God.
I have moments of anger and protest.
Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
- Elie Wiesel

What is free time? I'm a single mother.
My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.
- Roma Downey

Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

I had my moments when I got very frightened that I would not recover.
- Fran Drescher

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
- Al Boliska

On this day, as on every day,
we Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving.
We have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring us to this moment.
We give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of our courage
and the cold sweat of our fear.
We accept gratefully the entirety
of our past and our present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The real test of friendship is: can you literally do
nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those
moments of life that are utterly simple?
- Eugene Kennedy

In critical moments men sometimes see
exactly what they wish to see.
- the character Spock of the television series Star Trek

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
- Aristotle Onassis

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ordinary life does not interest me.
I seek only the high moments.
I am in accord with the surrealists,
searching for the marvelous.
- Anais Nin

There are those moments when you shake someone's hand,
have a conversation with someone, and suddenly your
all bound together because you share your humanity in one simple moment.
- Ralph Fiennes

There's no life without humour.
It can make the wonderful moments of life truly glorious,
and it can make tragic moments bearable.
- Rufus Wainwright

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood,
few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.
- Victoria Secunda

The dissenter is every human being at those moments
of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
- Archibald MacLeish

The day of the wedding went like these things generally do,
full of anxious moments interspersed with black comedy.
- Janet Street-Porter

Of course there are moments that you wonder how long
you should be doing it because there are other aspects which are not nice,
of this lifestyle.
But I just love winning.
- Ayrton Senna

The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to
avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche.
- Adrian Lyne

When one is trying to do something beyond his known
powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends.
Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
- Henry Miller

Life all comes down to a few moments.
This is one of them.
- Charlie Sheen

All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage.
Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
- Erma Bombeck

Meditation here may think down hours to moments.
Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head
and learning wiser grow without his books.
- William Cowper

There are moments when a man's imagination,
so easily subdued to what it lives in,
suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the
long windings of destiny.
- Edith Wharton

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

The three great moments of my life had to be the concerts of Ellington in 1938,
Dizzy in '48, and Ella in '52.
- Boris Vian

I just had one of those "what the hell are we doing" moments.
- Adam Savage

Words can sometimes, in moments of grace,
attain the quality of deeds.
- Elie Wiesel

Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments
of its existence is composed of the same particles.
- John Tyndall

My favorite on screen moments are when you are really
there and you know you're creating something.
That's so exciting...
it's why you come to work.
- Jason Dohring

I have my moments.
Ever since I was a boy, I never was someone who was at ease with happiness.
Too often I embrace introspection and self-doubt.
I wish I could embrace the good things.
- Hugh Laurie

It was just one of those moments in the universe that was mine.
- Carlton Fisk

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

I experience a period of frightening clarity in those
moments when nature is so beautiful.
I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.
- Vincent Van Gogh

Character is that sum total of moments we can't explain.
- George Saunders

In my proudest moments, I think I had a real hand in
the creative force of making "Star Trek."
But most of the time,
I don't think about it.
- William Shatner

Life is a succession of crises and moments when we
have to rediscover who we are and what we really want.
- Jean Vanier

There are some moments in life, some feelings;
one can only point to them and pass by.
- Ivan Turgenev

If I were to ask you for example right now to go back
with me and define those moments in your life that
shaped you as a person and you began to reexamine them,
something would happen.
- James Lipton

We experience moments absolutely free from worry.
These brief respites are called panic.
- Cullen Hightower

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments
when no axes are being ground.
- Heywood Broun

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

There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do.
Movies, music, TV and, most importantly,
the profound everydayness of our lives.
- Barbara Kruger

You just make sure you don't screw it up.
It's going to work as long as you don't mess it up.
Hopefully you have plenty of those moments in a big comedy.
- Harold Ramis

Miracles come in moments.
Be ready and willing.
- Wayne Dyer

As an actress, it appeals to me because I love the
idea of playing those in-between moments,
the sort of behavioral stuff that one might not normally see.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

There are places and moments in which one is so completely
alone that one sees the world entire.
- Jules Renard

A lot of those little things that I really like doing
are just moments of cool articulation,
just little moments of phrasing that probably go over everybody's head.
- Steve Vai

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

Even in your darkest moments, you'll think of something that'll crack you up.
- Brad Paisley

Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour.
- Gioachino Rossini

It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do,
boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to
either get somewhere or not get anywhere.
- Anish Kapoor

Character may be manifested in the great moments,
but it is made in the small ones.
- Phillips Brooks


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