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Peak Quotes

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The whole world is a cyclone.
But once you have found the center, the cyclone disappears.
This nothingness is the ultimate peak of consciousness.
- Osho

Related topics: Zen

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence;
but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I don't want to peak too early.
The worry is that you never know until it's all over
whether you peaked at all -
and then you're finished and it's too late.
- Tom Courtenay

Shearer could be at 100 per cent fitness,
but not peak fitness.
- Graham Taylor

 

It's fun leading this offense.
I don't think we've hit our peak.
- Brett Favre

One thing is having skated five of the best races I've
probably could have skated.
It was nice to peak at the right time and to do it
in an important time in somebody's career.
- Eric Heiden

Don't peak in high school.
- Lizzy Caplan

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It's better to finish at the peak or soon after it,
than to wait until the audience notices a decline.
- Eberhard Weber

But I think it's a little different in Europe,
because 40 is really the best age for a woman.
That's when we hit our peak and become this ripe fruit.
- Juliette Binoche

And, so I set my goals on astronaut because,
as a military aviator, it was, I considered that to
be about the peak of a flying career.
- Duane G. Carey

Borne out of this, starting around the 17th Century was the Baroque era.
It is my view that it is one of the architectural peak
periods in western civilisation.
- Harry Seidler

Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to
get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
- Paul D. Boyer

One sees great things from the valley;
only small things from the peak.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I would say that my peak was making my first million at the ripe age of 29,
after the first album.
- Anita Baker

Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
- Khalil Gibran

Overall, I think Michael Jordan is the greatest athlete in any particular sport.
He dominated the game for the Chicago Bulls and brought
the NBA to its greatest peak of popularity.
- Will McDonough

There's always going to be comparisons,
and that's unavoidable.
There are people out there who feel I hit my peak with
Magician and have gone downhill since.
- Raymond E. Feist

It takes having your golf peak four different times throughout the year.
You have to like all four golf courses.
You've got to be the best of that week for the four weeks.
- Karrie Webb

What is at a peak is certain to decline.
He who shows his hand will surely be defeated.
He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of
his enemy's doubts is invincible.
- Cao Cao

Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen.
Women reach theirs at thirty-five.
Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?
- Rita Rudner

Happiness consumes itself like a flame.
It cannot burn for ever, it must go out,
and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
- August Strindberg

A band is sort of like a star.
It reaches a peak and burns out.
To have five guys working in perfect harmony longer
than a couple years is difficult.
- Adrian Smith

I've been in on the beginning, the rise,
peak, collapse and end of the talking picture.
- Joseph L. Mankiewicz

I can analyse the trajectory of my popularity and find
out why the peak was a peak and the valley was a valley -
grapple with it that way -
but I prefer not to analyse it that much.
- Corey Hart

We started training a month before the movie started
and then by five months in,
we were at our peak shape.
- Ryan Reynolds

I do believe that the genre reached its peak before the First World War.
- Robyn Davidson

Even at my peak, I never went too over the top.
- Pauly Shore

We go by the lighthouse; paddle out.
After we got out, we paddled way down to get the biggest peak.
- George Downing

People don't realize you're blowing over changes,
time changes, harmony, different keys.
I mark a point in my solo where it's got to peak at point D I go to A,
B, C D then I'm home.
- James McBride

You work on an idea, your first interpretation is very
raw and you work it and you work it and it gets polished and polished.
It gets to a certain level and then it comes down off that peak.
- Kim Weston

Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky,
the great ocean, and the highest peak,
empty of all thoughts.
Always keep your body filled with light and heat.
Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.
- Morihei Ueshiba

So from this time of peak every people or every organization
that goes against the Unification Church will gradually
come down or drastically come down and die.
Many people will die - those who go against our movement.
- Sun Myung Moon

Sadly, I've seen a lot of bands hit that sort of peak
and then eventually start supporting again,
you know, which we will never do.
We always put a lot of thought into the way that we are going to go,
and we always change.
- Glenn Tipton

Organizations get invested into a particular product.
And sometimes the best thing is to stop making that product,
even though it's profitable, because it has optimized at a local peak.
- Kevin Kelly

As seismologists gained more experience from earthquake records,
it became obvious that the problem could not be reduced
to a single peak acceleration.
In fact, a full frequency of vibrations occurs.
- Charles Francis Richter

In sports, people reach their peak very early.
You have to move on.
I don't know if I will ever surpass what I did at the Olympics,
but I'm still doing the work I always wanted to do.
- Greg Louganis

You could hear him, literally, half a mile away when he opened up.
He was at his peak then.
He was, naturally, dying to get out of the place he was in,
and he recorded for us his appeal for pardon to the governor.
- Alan Lomax

Maybe I've lost a little, but I think everyone does over time.
People have been writing that I'm getting old every year,
and eventually they're going to be right.
There's nobody in this game that's doing the same things
they once did in the peak years of their career.
- Randy Johnson

Speed eventually neared its peak.
The records forced me to work ever harder to drop a less and less time.
These time trials came to feel like races,
which are fun to run sporadically but not daily.
- Joe Henderson

And it's interesting, when you look at the predictions
made during the peak of the boom in the 1990s,
about e-commerce, or internet traffic,
or broadband adoption, or internet advertising,
they were all right - they were just wrong in time.
- Chris Anderson

When we're in a peak, we make a ton of money,
and as soon as we make a ton of money,
we're desperately looking for a way to spend it.
And we diversify into areas that, frankly,
we don't know how to run very well.
- Bill Ford

According to the Gallup Poll, 24 percent of American
adults exercised regularly in 1961,
and 50 percent after 1968.
The peak was 59 percent in 1984, dropping off to 51 percent last September.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

One of the saddest realities is that we never know
when our lives are at their peak.
Only after it is over and we have some kind of perspective
do we realize how good we had it a day,
a month, five years ago.
- Jonathan Carroll

The year I was born, 1956, was the peak year for babies being born,
and there are more people essentially our age than anybody else.
We could crush these new generations if we decided too.
- Tom Hanks

I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots.
Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows,
with a harp and sword in my hands.
- Zora Neale Hurston

The human spirit ranges across a truly amazing
diversity of experiences and emotions -
the highest peaks and the lowest valleys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks;
they are the summits of ranges.
- Thomas W. Higginson

You go through life in a series of peaks and valleys.
- Gloria Grahame

It's been a career filled with very low valleys and some wonderful,
high peaks.
- Pat Morita

I grew up in Colorado - went back there,
tried to heal myself and grow and learn,
then got a call that David Lynch wanted me to fly back
to Seattle so he could meet me for Twin Peaks.
- Sheryl Lee

Life is supposed to be a series of peaks and valleys.
The secret is to keep the valleys from becoming Grand Canyons.
- Bern Williams

Every season has its peaks and valleys.
What you have to try to do is eliminate the Grand Canyon.
- Andy Van Slyke

And now comes Pete Martell in Twin Peaks and he's just a nice guy.
- Jack Nance

Twin Peaks was special because it was so groundbreaking.
In the early '90s it really changed television a lot.
A bunch of weird shows, like Northern Exposure,
came on after that.
- Sherilyn Fenn

It's all about creation and surprise.
It just needs to be appreciated and watered like flowers.
You have to water flowers.
These peaks will come again.
- Sonny Rollins

The Marshall is supposed to be 200 watts,
but mine's never worked right; it peaks out at 80.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

I think now what you're seeing is guys that are in
the peaks of their careers anywhere from 27 to 35 years old,
seems to be when they play their best hockey.
- Mark Messier

As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
- Neil Young

I go through major crises every few months,
but then I have great peaks of belief and creativity.
I'm a weird kind of animal.
- Brian May

Mountains culminate in peaks, and nations in men.
- Jose Marti

I really loved Twin Peaks.
When I saw the two-hour pilot, they screened it in the big theatre.
I said, I don't know what is going to happen.
I'm in this and I don't understand it.
This is never going to sell.
Who's going to watch this thing?
- Sherilyn Fenn

There are peaks and valleys in anything and that is
especially true for the music business.
It is very inconsistent.
But if you are wise, you can let those downs really
bring you to another level of your personality.
- Bryan White

Nevertheless there are certain peaks,
canons, and clear meadow spaces which are above all compassing of words,
and have a certain fame as of the nobly great to whom
we give no familiar names.
- Mary Austin

Here I am, safely returned over those peaks from a
journey far more beautiful and strange than anything
I had hoped for or imagined -
how is it that this safe return brings such regret?
- Peter Matthiessen

And Twin Peaks, the Film is the craziest film in the history of cinema.
I have no idea what happened, I have no idea what I saw,
all I know is that I left the theater floating six feet above the ground.
- Jacques Rivette

Down below the broad, roaring waves of the sea break
against the deep foundation of the rock.
But high above the mountain, the sea,
and the peaks of rock the eternal ornamentation blooms
silently from the dark depths of the universe.
- Rudolf Otto

Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with
the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered
walls to the great landscape.
- Mervyn Peake

It's quite highly possible that I have peaked.
I mean, I just can't imagine what else I could do beyond this.
It's really a bittersweet kind of feeling.
- Will Smith

I peaked early.
I was told I'd missed my boat.
- Moon Unit Zappa

We're bigger now than we were in the late 70s when we were peaking.
- Ace Frehley


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