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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All of us, at certain moments of our lives,
need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
- Alexis Carrel

There have been only rare moments in history where
individual histories were able to run their course
without wars or revolutions.
- Raymond Queneau

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

What we value about music and literature are the moments
that they create in our minds when we encounter them.
- Stephan Jenkins

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 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

Everyone thinks they can write a play;
you just write down what happened to you.
But the art of it is drawing from all the moments of your life.
- Neil Simon

I, I don't think anybody's continually happy,
uh, except idiots, you know.
You know, you have to have little moments of depression.
- Rube Goldberg

Like everyone else, I've had moments when I've felt
that I've been losing my grip.
- Russell Crowe

I've had my moments of insanity.
But there is a certain responsibility to set proper
examples for your children,
and that influences your choices in every aspect of your life.
- Andy Garcia

I had never done Shakespeare before,
but I don't think you can be an actor and not do it.
There were moments when I thought, I'm just not going
to be able to pull this off.
- Jessica Lange

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

Work grows out of other work, and there are very few eureka moments.
- Anish Kapoor

Now and then, I had moments of greatness,
but I never knew how to duplicate it consistently.
- Ian Williams

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

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

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

In quiet moments when you think about it,
you recognize what is critically important in life and what isn't.
Be wise and don't let good things crowd out those that are essential.
- Richard G. Scott

Of this our true individual life, our present life is a glimpse,
a fragment, a hint, and in its best moments a visible beginning.
- Josiah Royce

Kinsey would identify himself with Galileo in moments
of feelings of persecution.
- Bill Condon

There are moments to indulge and enjoy,
but I always know when it's time to go home and wash my knickers.
- Kate Winslet

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

True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.
- Bryant H. McGill

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

Records are just moments of achievement.
They're like receipts for work done.
Time goes on and people keep playing music.
- Bill Laswell

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

If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass,
you live more richly those moments.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Sometimes I find that in my happy moments I could not
believe that I had ever been miserable.
- Marion Milner

It's been a rollercoaster ride.
There have been some great moments and some low points...
like when I was leaving Stax.
That's when I actually thought of getting out of the business.
- William Bell

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

Minor things can become moments of great revelation
when encountered for the first time.
- Margot Fonteyn

I think what I'm trying to do is create moments of recognition.
To try to detonate some kind of feeling or understanding of lived experience.
- Barbara Kruger

My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the
one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan.
- Eric Cantona

I prefer to explore the most intimate moments,
the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on.
- Rita Dove

Art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing
but the highest quality to your moments as they pass.
- Walter Pater

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

Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all,
that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.
- Richard Bach

There are moments when very little truth would be enough to shape opinion.
One might be hated at extremely low cost.
- Jean Rostand

I am always living very good moments.
- Jose Carreras

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

It's understanding the intention of a composer that
allows a producer and an arranger to make those moments speak.
- Michael Bolton

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

I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human,
with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it
at the most important moments.
- Jim Morrison


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