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Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Spiritual Inspirational Unity Oneness Empathy

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger
we have already ceased striving for the truth,
and have begun striving for ourselves.
- The Buddha

We are never afraid of what is happening in this instant -
It is what MIGHT happen next that frightens us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

 

When true friends meet in adverse hour,
'Tis like a sunbeam through a shower.
A watery way an instant seen,
The darkly closing clouds between.
- Sir Walter Scott

Bless EVERYTHING That Has Occurred To Bring Me To This Instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Give Thanks for EVERYTHING that has Occurred
to Bring Me to This Instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the
very instant we are laughing.
- Allen Klein

The instant formal government is abolished,
society begins to act.
A general association takes place, and common interest
produces common security.
- Thomas Paine

The creative act lasts but a brief moment,
a lightning instant of give-and-take,
just long enough for you to level the camera and to
trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
- Mick Jagger

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes,
packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners,
and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
- Paul Sweeney

Photography takes an instant out of time,
altering life by holding it still.
- Dorothea Lange

Instant gratification is not soon enough.
- Meryl Streep

When I got my first glimpse of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine,
my breath caught.
In that single instant, he was Wolverine.
- Len Wein

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to
us while we walk in the sunshine,
but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

We live in an instant-coffee world.
Sometimes real-world solutions take a little longer.
- Mike Conaway

Grief is the agony of an instant.
The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Hence the same instant which killed the animals froze
the country where they lived.
This event was sudden, instantaneous,
without any gradual development.
- George Cuvier

Predators will look for any way to talk to children
online whether through sites like Myspace,
instant messaging, or even online games.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

I'm an instant star.
Just add water and stir.
- David Bowie

It took them only an instant to cut of that head,
but it is unlikely that a hundred years will suffice
to reproduce a singular one.
- Antoine Lavoisier

I went to college and I never allowed myself to think
for an instant that I would have this chance to do this.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

You must not for one instant give up the effort to
build new lives for yourselves.
Creativity means to push open the heavy,
groaning doorway to life.
- Daisaku Ikeda

Distant replay morphs into instant replay,
and future replay cannot be far off.
- John Thorn

I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future.
- Lady Gaga

You can change a person's life in an instant;
put him in a movie,
and you start thinking differently, you want to be in another movie.
It's like an addiction almost.
- Dennis Farina

I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.
- Steven Wright

Ideas came with explosive immediacy,
like an instant birth.
Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum;
it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other.
- Eugene Field

We're a new show.
We can't afford instant replay.
- Emeril Lagasse

I mean you really can target your answers to get the
instant response and I think that is a very manipulative type of polling.
I really have no time for that worm at all.
- Jim Bolger

I bought some instant water one time but I didn't know what to add to it.
- Steven Wright

And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew,
with an instinctive mammalian certainty,
that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human.
- William Gibson

There is no spray can called 'Instant Stardom,'
only talent can keep you at the top.
- Jim Dale

When I look at something, it is certain that for an
instant I am one with what I see.
- Ella Maillart

I am not an 'instant' actor...
to really do anything, I've got to try it five or six or a dozen times.
- Judy Holliday

They also can combine voice with instant messaging and online file sharing.
- Niklas Zennstrom

As we get past our superficial material wants and instant
gratification we connect to a deeper part of ourselves,
as well as to others, and the universe.
- Judith Wright

Television has spread the habit of instant reaction
and stimulated the hope of instant results.
- Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Young kids are taking Viagra, ecstasy.
They even want instant sex.
- Tim Reid

The Internet has brought communities across the globe
closer together through instant communication.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

My view is different.
Public relations are a key component of any operation
in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
- Alvin Adams

There is not enough magic in a bloodline to forge an instant,
irrevocable bond.
- James Earl Jones

They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant,
then it's night once more.
- Samuel Beckett

Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
- Bern Williams

Using the power of decision gives you the capacity
to get past any excuse to change any and every part
of your life in an instant.
- Tony Robbins

I'd like to be able to travel anywhere in an instant.
- Jason Behr

It is a dangerous thing to have instant access to your emotions.
- Dennis Potter

Each instant of life is a step toward death.
- Pierre Corneille

Instant gratification takes too long.
- Carrie Fisher

The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.
- Franz Kafka

Great art is an instant arrested in eternity.
- James Huneker

There are no instant solutions.
- James Callaghan

No painting can tell the truth of a single instant;
no snapshot can do anything else.
- John A. Kouwenhoven

When the human mind exists in the light of reason and no more than reason,
we may say with absolute certainty that Man and all
that made him will be in that instant gone.
- Loren Eiseley

The public is usually slow to catch on to new things,
and it's important that musicians stick to their guns
and not look for that instant gratification.
- Greg Ginn

If every human being disappeared off the face of the earth in an instant,
the earth would still keep spinning and the planet
would develop new life forms.
- Graham Nash

Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.
- e. e. cummings

A photograph can be an instant of life captured for
eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
- Brigitte Bardot

For flavor, instant sex will never supersede the stuff
you have to peel and cook.
- Quentin Crisp

Jackie Gleason said that comedy is the most exacting form of dramatic art,
because it has an instant critic: laughter.
- Chuck Jones

Practically everything from hairstyles to lifestyles
is endorsed as some sort of drug to be taken Now for Instant Relief.
- Benjamin Hoff

The true picture of the past flits by.
The past can be seized only as an image which flashes
up at the instant when it can be recognized and is never seen again.
- Walter Benjamin

If you have a recital to do, you have to memorize the songs.
I never use music when I do recitals.
It produces an instant barrier, both for yourself and the audience.
- Bryn Terfel

In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television,
everyone all over the world realizes that high energy
usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth.
- John Olver

The only character I ever remember actually creating
in a flash of inspiration was George Liquor.
God planted that in my head in an instant.
- John Kricfalusi

Laughter is an instant vacation.
- Milton Berle

Each of us carries within himself a collection of instant insults.
- Haim Ginott

I'm good friends with The Rock, and I talk to him all the time.
And he says that, even though his movie career has taken off,
he misses the instant gratification of wrestling,
and the live crowds, and I could see being that way myself.
- Trish Stratus


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