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Peter Hammill Quotes and Sayings

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Being used to scientific terminology and theory it
was always natural for me to push this stuff into songs.
- Peter Hammill

Seriously, these days I tend to shut up in terms of
external analysis and DO try to let things speak for themselves,
while still trying to get some depth into them.
- Peter Hammill

I had then and still retain an interest in science
for its own sake and as a metaphor for our current lives.
- Peter Hammill

The passage of time is a continuing thing.
At 18, you're going to live forever,
and you are definitely not at 52,
so that is a recurring topic.
I still think it's the main stuff.
- Peter Hammill

 

I continue to believe, contrary to the given wisdom,
that it's more interesting to have an album -
or,
indeed, an individual song - which has variety rather than homogeneity.
- Peter Hammill

So I, for one, didn't feel alienated by what happened in 77.
- Peter Hammill

Marc Almond has done a couple of covers,
a few people in Europa have done them.
I own all the publishing.
It's never really been addressed, as I haven't had
the time to go out and tout the songs.
- Peter Hammill

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It costs so much to promote something these days that
almost always safety is the preferred option,
reference back to things which have been successful in the past.
Also, people are simply not given the time to develop
and find themselves and their audience as we were.
- Peter Hammill

The crucial question one comes back to is the examination;
without that experience is meaningless.
And I think it's true that society is becoming more and more passive,
less and less fired up with enthusiasm,
in many spheres.
- Peter Hammill

Actually I think Art lies in both directions -
the broad strokes,
big picture but on the other hand the minute examination
of the apparently mundane.
Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand,
that kind of thing.
- Peter Hammill

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale PHOTO

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank PHOTO

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha PHOTO

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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 PHOTO

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 PHOTO

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

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

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
May your essence be the nectar of the open blossom of your joy.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have,
instead of what you don't have.
- Woody Allen

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

Health is the greatest possession.
Contentment is the greatest treasure.
Confidence is the greatest friend.
Non-being is the greatest joy.
- Lao Tzu

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Any human being who is becoming independent of conditionings,
of religions, scriptures, prophets and messiahs, has arrived home.
He has found the treasure which was hidden in his own being.
- Osho

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
- The Buddha

Have a Vision, a Dream.
Believe in that Vision.
Live that Vision with every fiber of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing
a human being to a purpose.
- Albert Schweitzer

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off
a portion of one's being,
but by integration of the contraries.
- Carl Jung

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature.
By and by love becomes not a relationship,
it becomes a state of your being.
Not that you are in love - now you are love.
- Osho

Freedom lies in being bold.
- Robert Frost

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

Nothing big ever came from being small.
- William J. Clinton

Be a Human BEing Rather Than a Human DOing.
- Anonymous

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Service is the rent we pay for being.
It is the very purpose of life,
and not something you do in your spare time.
- Marion Wright Edelman

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Confidence comes not from always being right
but from not fearing to be wrong.
- Peter T. Mcintyre

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin


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