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Fragments Quotes

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It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any
level without leaving traces,
bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
- William Gibson

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Some things remain fragments, just the lyrics and melodies
or a line or two or a verse.
- Tracy Chapman

The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography,
but the trick is that on any other level it's a kind
of insane collage of fragments of memory.
- Jonathan Lethem

Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective,
and recognizes only difference, never inequality,
only fragments, never conflict.
- Elizabeth Wilson

 

Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the
world seek each other so that the world may come to being.
- Teilhard de Chardin

Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation.
It makes history possible.
- Jacques Ellul

I am a writer of fragments.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments
is stronger than that love which took its symmetry
for granted when it was whole.
- Derek Walcott

Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity.
the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity.
- Vartan Gregorian

Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can
be shot again and again until the director is satisfied.
- Bruce Beresford

We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments.
We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets -
we remember only.
- Henry Miller

I often painted fragments of things because it seemed
to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

The sand stones had fragments of charcoal on some surfaces
but found no recognisable fossils.
- George Mercer Dawson

Actors need bricks to play with, and in fact we rejected
all the improvised fragments we had made without a plan.
Improvisation without a plan is like tennis without tennis balls.
- Lars von Trier

Socialism also brings us up against the hard rock of eugenic fact which,
if we neglect it, will dash our most beautiful social
construction to fragments.
- Havelock Ellis

When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites;
instead it fragments.
- Maggie Gallagher

Many works of the ancients have become fragments.
Many works of the moderns are fragments at the time of their origin.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

No human being is constituted to know the truth,
the whole truth, and nothing but the truth;
and even the best of men must be content with fragments,
with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.
- William Osler

Out of doing all that experimentation with sound I
decided I wanted to do it with live musicians.
To take repetition, take music fragments and make it live.
Musicians would be able to play it and create this
kind of abstract fabric of sound.
- Terry Riley

During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was
given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao.
The source said they were from a crash site.
He presented photographs showing himself in company
with others digging around obvious aircraft debris.
- Bo Gritz

We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where
great civilizations once flourished.
The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface,
having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part.
- Allan Bloom

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments
and glue them together again and tell myself that the
mended whole was as good as new.
What is broken is broken - and I'd rather remember
it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken
places as long as I lived.
- Margaret Mitchell

Indeed, the attempt to live according to the notion
that the fragments are really separate is,
in essence, what has led to the growing series of extremely
urgent crises that is confronting us today.
- David Bohm

There are very few human beings who receive the truth,
complete and staggering, by instant illumination.
Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment,
on a small scale, by successive developments,
cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anais Nin

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

All that you may achieve or discover you will regard
as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which
from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
- Abbott L. Lowell

Intention involves such a small fragment of our consciousness
and of our mind and of our life.
- Jasper Johns

I am persuaded that every time a man smiles -
but much more so when he laughs -
it adds something to this fragment of life.
- Laurence Sterne

Normally, we are happy to find a fragment of jaw,
a few isolated teeth, a bit of an arm,
a bit of a skull.
But to find associated body parts is extremely rare.
- Donald Johanson

I'm saying look, here they come, pay attention.
Let your eyes transform what appears ordinary,
commonplace, into what it is, a moment in time,
an observed fragment of eternity.
- Philip Levine

Enormous enlargements of an object or a fragment give
it a personality it never had before,
and in this way, it can become a vehicle of entirely
new lyric and plastic power.
- Fernand Leger

Why should Ireland be treated as a geographical fragment of England -
Ireland is not a geographical fragment,
but a nation.
- Charles Stewart Parnell

The work of art, just like any fragment of human life
considered in its deepest meaning,
seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness,
the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet,
of the crystal.
- Pope Paul VI

The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past,
the present, and the future, that we bear within us;
whoever possesses but one of these terms,
has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
- Edgar Quinet

Here was a fragment of Goddess myth that,
through all its permutations, had somehow escaped being turned on its head.
It was the perfect springboard for the sort of novel I wanted to write.
- Joan D. Vinge

Most of us don't live lives that lend themselves to novelistic expression,
because our lives are so fragmented.
- Tobias Wolff

I think it's a reflection of the music business in general,
which to me seems very fragmented.
- Kathy Valentine

Film is fragmented and gets into lots of other people's hands.
There are a lot of pleasures that theatre gives me.
You get to perform uninterrupted.
- Willem Dafoe

I was writing notes, but not composing poems.
The Hunter began to develop out of this fragmented process.
- George Murray

To be complex does not mean to be fragmented.
This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.
- Adrienne Clarkson

Like their personal lives, women's history is fragmented,
interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose
existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.
- Elizabeth Janeway

I've always been fascinated by the operation of memory -
the way in which it is not linear but fragmented,
and its ambivalence.
- Penelope Lively

Radio is so fragmented, it's unbelievable.
- Bob Seger

However fragmented the world, however intense the national rivalries,
it is an inexorable fact that we become more interdependent every day.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Prices are important not because money is considered
paramount but because prices are a fast and effective
conveyor of information through a vast society in which
fragmented knowledge must be coordinated.
- Thomas Sowell

Just the actual physics of putting it all together,
you know, the latter period is actually quite fragmented
in terms of the licenses and all those things so it
makes a compilation of the full twenty years really a technical minefield.
- Geoff Downes

While we all could agree that the Zionist ideal is alive and well,
there is serious doubt whether the Zionist movement
can be said to be an ongoing proposition,
fragmented as its components are in ideology and in practice.
- Theodore Bikel

You know, the environment is fragmenting,
and the environment is, in many places,
absolutely hideous!
- Richard Rogers

Our universities advocate fragmentation in their course systems.
- Arthur Erickson

Listening moves us closer, it helps us become more whole,
more healthy, more holy.
Not listening creates fragmentation,
and fragmentation is the root of all suffering.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I believe that Canadians have the common sense to see
that a better future cannot be built on fragmentation.
- Kim Campbell

You see, another reason for nationalization was that
private ownership meant fragmentation.
- Barbara Castle

If the security forces continue to be dominated as
they are now by political groups or sects,
then the people won't trust in them -
and the result will be civil war or fragmentation of the country.
- Adnan Pachachi

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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