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Rites Quotes

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O blessed Saviour, give me grace like Thee,
to make Religion my first, and chiefest care,
and devoutly to observe, all solemn times,
and all holy Rites, which relate to Thy worship.
- Thomas Ken

Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents
and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated,
which include all children.
And so we sought for signs.
- Anthony Hecht

Offspring, the due performance on religious rites,
faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly
bliss for the ancestors and oneself,
depend on one's wife alone.
- Guru Nanak

I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites,
and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
- Aeschylus

 

Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong.
- Bob Hope

To me rites of passage through life,
that's a wonderful,
beautiful thing.
- Lance Henriksen

I'm only interested in rites of passage stories.
- Pete Townshend

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It was a secular cathedral, dedicated to the rites of travel.
- Robert Hughes

There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to
see the rites of religion held in contempt.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

In course of time, religion came with its rites invoking
the aid of good spirits which were even more powerful than the bad spirits,
and thus for the time being tempered the agony of fears.
- Paul Harris

In better times the religion of the tribe or state
has nothing in common with the private and foreign
superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may
dictate to the individual.
- William Robertson Smith

The rite of the rings appeals yet appalls:
a cutting, a joining, a losing, a gaining.
One becomes half, as two become one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can count on one hand the number of Novus Ordo
churches in this country that feature a fully Catholic
music program of any quality,
consistent with the Roman rite tradition.
- Richard Morris

My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite
smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol
before, after and if need be during all meals
and in the intervals between them.
- Winston Churchill

When we're at the end of The Rite of Spring or of a Bruckner symphony,
I want people to feel the music physically.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen

I think it's sort of a rite of passage for a British
actor to try and get the American accent and have a
good crack at doing that.
- Orlando Bloom

And this speaks to the larger problem that no one wants to talk about:
the restoration of the Roman rite is a precondition
for a long-term fix for the problem.
- Richard Morris

Cinema was my rite of passage.
- John Singleton

Freedom Summer, the massive voter education project in Mississippi,
was 1964.
I graduated from high school in 1965.
So becoming active was almost a rite of passage.
- Danny Glover

My rite of passage into my brave new world,
life on the road.
- Kenny Loggins

Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration.
A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written.
Anyone who understands can read it.
One rite often contains more than a hundred books.
- G. I. Gurdjieff

The problem for me, still today, is that I write purely
with one dramatic structure and that is the rite of passage.
I'm not really skilled in any other.
Rock and roll itself can be described as music to accompany the rite of passage.
- Pete Townshend

What I particularly liked was that, coming from California
and not being involved in the New York scene,
I developed my personal way, in my own way,
at my own pace.
- Herb Ritts

Within two hours of where I live, you have mountains and desert as location.
I like the natural elements that abstract into light,
texture, shape and shadow.
- Herb Ritts

I like form and shape and strength in pictures.
- Herb Ritts

I think knowing people by first names,
not by what they do sexually, is really what it's about.
Not being afraid.
Fear is the enemy.
I've always been comfortable with being gay.
- Herb Ritts

Actually, when I first started dabbling in photography,
I was still working for my parents as a salesman.
- Herb Ritts

Regardless of whether you speak the language or are familiar with a culture,
the picture should hold up.
- Herb Ritts

The education, the cultural awareness,
is different in Europe, especially in France,
from that in the United States.
So I think the public will be much more appreciative of many images.
- Herb Ritts

Generally, the French highly promote culture and the arts,
and photography is in their blood.
- Herb Ritts

I was an economics major, which I enjoyed because I
had a good business sense.
- Herb Ritts

When you start out, you're not really aware.
I didn't have a sense of photographic history.
- Herb Ritts

Many people who excel are self-taught.
- Herb Ritts

For me, the most important thing I learned was just honing my eye.
I think I had a good eye.
- Herb Ritts

Even though I didn't get a business degree,
I enjoyed learning about economics.
- Herb Ritts

I did grow up next door to Steve McQueen,
who was a very famous movie star at the time,
but as a kid it didn't impress me.
We always had great fun with him.
He would take us out on Sundays on his motorcycles,
riding around in the desert; he was like a second father.
- Herb Ritts

I'd go down to the end of my street,
to a garage that had a certain feeling about it,
or a particular light; I'd take a picture of a friend who needed a head shot.
That's how I learned, instead of having school assignments
and learning camera techniques.
- Herb Ritts

I always enjoyed art history because,
growing up in California, my exposure was limited,
and it was a new experience.
To learn the history of art opened up certain things to me,
made me see.
It intrigued me.
- Herb Ritts

That's why I felt so at home when I went to Africa.
It didn't matter that I was halfway around the world in a foreign country,
because all those elements are universal.
And I think that's one thing about my work:
It's universal.
- Herb Ritts

I think a lot of the time these days people are so
concerned about having the right camera and the right
film and the right lenses and all the special effects that go along with it,
even the computer, that they're missing the key element.
- Herb Ritts

I'm pretty selective.
I generally edit the contact sheets and then do work prints.
Because I have my own lab and printers,
I can afford the luxury of going through the contact
sheets for black-and-white,
making up work prints, seeing them big,
and honing them down.
- Herb Ritts

Once you develop your own style, you know when you're able to give your best.
Feeling at home is part of it, and I don't think that's an L.A.
thing.
It's a matter of the environment and of what affects you.
- Herb Ritts

Well, I liked it - that was the main thing.
I liked it, but I didn't think of it in terms of a career.
I didn't really know; I didn't really think about it.
One thing just led to another until finally I quit
my job as a salesman and found myself working as a photographer.
- Herb Ritts

I had the honor and privilege of working with John Ritter.
- Will Friedle

I can't say I'm happy to be talking about John Ritter and his passing.
In my 21 years of Entertainment Tonight,
this really was one of the most shocking and sad things to have happened.
- Mary Hart

We say that we care about the war, but we don't even
really know what we're fighting for.
- Scott Ritter

Do you know what I like about your program? Even when I'm running the vacuum,
I can understand it.
- Thelma Ritter

If there's anything worse than a woman living alone,
it's a woman saying she likes it.
- Thelma Ritter

The dogma of woman's complete historical subjection
to men must be rated as one of the most fantastic myths
ever created by the human mind.
- Mary Ritter Beard

I knew when I grew up, I always wanted to be a liar,
and if you're in television, you're lying because you're
just pretending to be yourself much like I'm doing now.
- John Ritter

Nobody ever invented a polite word for a killing yet.
- Thelma Ritter

Viewed narrowly, all life is universal hunger and an
expression of energy associated with it.
- Mary Ritter Beard

As a guest who doesn't eat, drink or smoke,
you leave much to be desired, but as a writer,
you're my girl.
- Thelma Ritter

If I found a cure for a huge disease,
while I was hobbling up onstage to accept the Nobel
Prize they'd be playing the theme song from 'Three's Company'.
- John Ritter

Me a TV star? I've got to be the luckiest guy in the world.
- John Ritter

Fake relationships and fake people coming up to me
and all of a sudden wanting to be my friend.
- Jason Ritter

I never get tired of smiling.
I'm just the kind of guy who likes to smile.
- Jason Ritter

Once during a taping there was an actor who kept blowing his lines.
It happened again and again.
Finally Norman Fell came out-he wasn't even in that scene.
But Norman came out and you know what he did? He killed the guy with a hammer.
- John Ritter

Most people don't know that I am an accomplished dramatic actor...
But I've performed in several Shakespeare productions including Hamlet,
except in this version, Hamlet lives in an apartment with two women,
and has to pretend he's gay so that the landlord won't evict him.
- John Ritter

I think I would cope like anyone copes with any tragedy.
I'm sure I would be very upset for a while and then
there would come a point where I would either have
to stay in this place of darkness and anger,
or I'd have to accept that it happened.
- Jason Ritter

When a man and a woman see each other and like each
other they ought to come together -
wham -
like a couple of taxis on Broadway,
not sit around analyzing each other like two specimens in a bottle.
- Thelma Ritter

Those who sit at the feast will continue to enjoy themselves
even though the veil that separates them from the world
of toiling reality below has been lifted by mass revolts and critics.
- Mary Ritter Beard

It is grievous to read the papers in most respects,
I agree.
More and more I skim the headlines only,
for one can be sure what is carried beneath them quite automatically,
if one has long been a reader of the press journalism.
- Mary Ritter Beard

I don't think my spirituality has affected my character.
I feel like my character is much more cynical about his beliefs,
and I think I have to kind of drop what I believe in order to play him.
- Jason Ritter

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
- Margaret Thatcher

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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