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Intoxicates Quotes

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Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
- Aldous Huxley

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Power intoxicates men.
It is never voluntarily surrendered.
It must be taken from them.
- James F. Byrnes

Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it,
or thinks he does, as it is to its victims;
the second it crushes,
the first it intoxicates.
The truth is, nobody really possesses it.
- Simone Weil

There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom,
others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others
when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

 

Power will intoxicate the best hearts,
as wine the strongest heads.
No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us,
while still broad awake; it can make transparent the
mountains and everything that exists.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

People intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are.
- Aldous Huxley

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A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated,
has not the art of getting drunk.
- Samuel Johnson

The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories,
for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the
floor when the rope breaks,
and roll away in perfection and anarchy.
- Mark Helprin

I became very famous, as a teenager,
and my name and photo were splashed in all the media.
They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life,
and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated.
- Cat Stevens

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of
intoxicating liquors in our midst;
let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

It's such a great feeling to make people laugh.
I know I've made people cry or want to slit their wrists,
but to make people laugh is a very intoxicating,
wonderful thing.
- Joan Allen

There's nothing more intoxicating than doing big,
bold things.
- Jason Kilar

Beauty is often worse than wine; intoxicating both the holder and beholder.
- John Zimmerman

It's intoxicating for a man to be waited on.
Combine this with very, very skillful sex,
and that will get them.
- Doris Lilly

Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness,
and truth presupposes error.
It is these mingled opposites which people our life,
which make it pungent, intoxicating.
We only exist in terms of this conflict,
in the zone where black and white clash.
- Louis Aragon

Yes, it is worse than thrown away, because every fair
minded man must admit that the expenditure of this
sum of money in the county for intoxicating liquor creates lawlessness,
makes criminals, wrecks homes and brings trouble to
innocent women and children.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

The belief may be too often mistaken,
but the illusion of coming into direct contact with
the past is intoxicating and persuasive,
and can result in an interpretation that carries conviction.
Sometimes confidence is all that's needed.
- Charles Rosen

An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty,
a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures,
but which at the same time implies and contains an
equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion.
- Charles Baudelaire

Reality doesn't impress me.
I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy,
and when ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another.
No more walls.
- Anais Nin

The wish to hurt, the momentary intoxication with pain,
is the loophole through which the pervert climbs into
the minds of ordinary men.
- Jacob Bronowski

There is always a need for intoxication:
China has opium,
Islam has hashish, the West has woman.
- Andre Malraux

In the final phase of cocaine intoxication,
when suicide is likely, the victim cannot save himself by an effort of will.
He has lost the power.
- Carroll O'Connor

The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape,
shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.
- John Dryden

According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive,
a sentiment and even an intoxication.
- Irving Babbitt

The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication:
that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up.
- Jean Cocteau

The vine bears three kinds of grapes:
the first of pleasure,
the second of intoxication, the third of disgust.
- Diogenes

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk;
the best of life is but intoxication.
- Lord Byron

The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
- Aristotle

If the headache would only precede the intoxication,
alcoholism would be a virtue.
- Samuel Butler

The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else
of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication
of the power and physical balance he derives from it,
the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over,
on this day his ideal will die.
- Pierre de Coubertin

My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication -
it makes them sociable.
I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness -
it is all that I have -
and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate,
will be all that my peers have as well.
- Franz Kafka

Suffering has roused them from the sleep of gentle life,
and every day fills them with a terrible intoxication.
They are now something more than themselves;
those we loved were merely happy shadows.
- Georges Duhamel

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

May Your Most Beautiful Dreams Become Your Reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I trust my intuition to deliver
powerful visions of my inspired future,
and I empower my intent to
transform those visions into reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

The dream you are living is your creation.
It is your perception of reality that you can change at any time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

A contradiction can not exist in reality.
Not in part, nor in whole.
- Terry Goodkind

Your thoughts create your reality.
Your mind is more powerful than you know.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The shortest and surest way to
live with honor in the world,
is to be in reality
what we would appear to be.
- Socrates

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

It is difficult to say what is impossible,
for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today
and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert H. Goddard

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment.
It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

I Dream with Powerful Intention -
Opening my mind to Spirit, I trust my intuition
to deliver powerful visions of my inspired future,
and I empower my intent to transform those visions into reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Taoists understand that both the mind and the body
are mere tools of the Spirit,
and that intention creates physical reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing others do is because of you.
What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow.
Let reality be reality.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
- Lao Tzu

Dreams pass into the reality of action.
From the actions stems the dream again;
and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
- Anais Nin

If the mind wants to comprehend reality,
it will have to come out of the past and the future.
But coming out of the past and the future,
it is no longer the mind at all.
Hence the insistence of all the great masters of the world
that the door to reality is no-mind.
- Osho

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
- John Lennon

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep
because reality is finally better than your dreams.
- Dr. Seuss

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world.
But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
- Walt Disney

We all have dreams.
But in order to make dreams come into reality,
it takes an awful lot of determination,
dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
- Jesse Owens

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
- Warren G. Bennis

There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend
reality by imagination, as I try to do.
- Anais Nin

Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.
I can never be what I ought to be
until you are what you ought to be.
This is the interrelated structure of reality.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.
- Charles Lamb

Reality doesn't impress me.
- Anais Nin


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