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Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

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And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born
it compels humility: what we began is now its own.
- Margaret Mead

All good music resembles something.
Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the
objects and feelings which motivated it.
- Jean Cocteau

All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs
this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

What will not woman, gentle woman dare;
when strong affection stirs her spirit up?
- Robert Southey

The fact is that the diversity in this political class
serves the same interest as diversity in any arena,
which is it stirs the competitive pot.
- Carol Moseley Braun

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Why is propaganda so much more successful when it stirs
up hatred than when it tries to stir up friendly feeling?
- Bertrand Russell

Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.
- George W. Bush

You may choose your words like a connoisseur,
And polish it up with art, But the word that sways,
and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Children rarely want to know who their parents were
before they were parents,
and when age finally stirs their curiosity,
there is no parent left to tell them.
- Russell Baker

We also maintain - again with perfect truth -
that mystery is more than half of beauty,
the element of strangeness that stirs the senses through the imagination.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Telling the community a serial killer is out there
stirs up a lot of unpleasant attention.
- Pat Brown

During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline...
And today, looking back at that long path of service,
my soldier's heart stirs and murmurs from deep within:
Thank you.
Thank you, my homeland.
- Augusto Pinochet

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream.
The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg,
and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs.
Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
- James Allen

Never stir up litigation.
A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.
- Abraham Lincoln

There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with
a strength that is incomparable,
for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions,
unique in itself.
- Doris Humphrey

I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity
to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder.
- Theodore Bikel

I think a newspaper should be provocative,
stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television.
It's just not on.
- Rupert Murdoch

This country isn't a melting pot.
Think of this country as a stir fry.
That's what this country should be.
A place where people are appreciated for who they are.
- Jane Elliott

And old affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain.
- Jean Ingelow

You know, Jesse Jackson is just trying to stir up a hornet's nest.
- Kenneth Blackwell

Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
- Sallust

I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks,
to do what they were most afraid of doing,
to widen their horizons of action.
- James Broughton

The usual comment from psychologists and psychiatrists
was that it's best not to encourage people to look
at their dreams because they are liable to stir up problems for themselves.
- Henry Reed

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

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood.
- Daniel Burnham

There are two times of the year that stir the blood.
In the fall, for the hunt, and now for lacrosse.
- Oren Lyons, Jr.

Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant.
It is best not to stir them.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Memorials become relics if they do not stir our modern conscience.
- Henry Waxman

At one time, whenever the hell it was,
they wanted a character to come in and stir up the pot.
They brought me in for 8-10 episodes and said we'll try it for that.
- William Devane

Society is like a stew.
If you don't stir it up every once in a while then
a layer of scum floats to the top.
- Edward Abbey

We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain;
attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and
to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism.
- Frederica Montseny

Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy.
- Jesse Jackson

There is nothing like an odor to stir memories.
- William McFee

Of course there may well be particular reasons why
Spencer rather than others is dead,
as there were also particular reasons why he rather
than others made such a stir.
- Talcott Parsons

Big dreams create the magic that stir men's souls to greatness.
- Bill McCartney

All things by immortal power.
Near of far, to each other linked are,
that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star.
- Francis Thompson

If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance;
You must stir it and stump it,
and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me,
you haven't a chance.
- William Gilbert

I don't go around trying to stir up foreign wars.
- Conrad Black

Hardly anyone has noticed that in the Northern Hemisphere
people stir their drinks counterclockwise,
whereas the same people stir their drinks clockwise
when visiting the Southern Hemisphere.
- John McCarthy

There are powerful emotions that bring two people together
in wonderful harmony in a marriage.
Satan knows this, and would tempt you to try these
emotions outside of marriage.
Do not stir emotions meant to be used only in marriage.
- Richard G. Scott

When the impulses which stir us to profound emotion
are integrated with the medium of expression,
every interview of the soul may become art.
This is contingent upon mastery of the medium.
- Hans Hofmann

There is no contradiction between effective law enforcement
and respect for civil and human rights.
Dr. King did not stir us to move for our civil rights
to have them taken away in these kinds of fashions.
- Dorothy Height

It is the mind which creates the world around us,
and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow,
my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours,
my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.
- George Gissing

It is clear that he does not pray, who,
far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God
shall lower Himself to him,
and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills,
but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.
- Thomas Aquinas

Once we thought, journalists and readers alike,
that if we put together enough "facts" and gave them a fast stir,
we would come up with something that,
at least by the standards of short-order cooks,
could be called the truth.
- Melvin Maddocks

By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality,
as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform,
prod our memories, even stir us to action.
Such films do battle for our very soul.
- Theodore Bikel

Stirred awake by the exquisite music
of my own relentless commitment.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The populace is like the sea motionless in itself,
but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.
- Titus Livius

Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement.
Mankind has to be stirred up.
- Alfred North Whitehead

But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish
desire to voice all the joys and sorrows,
the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro,
in classic musical form.
- James Weldon Johnson

It is said that those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad.
It may well be that a war neurosis stirred up by propaganda
of fear and hatred is the prelude to destruction.
- John Boyd Orr

The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven,
which was the main teaching of Jesus,
is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines
that ever stirred and changed human thought.
- H. G. Wells

Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement.
Mankind has to be stirred up.
- George Santayana

A young man is stirred and stimulated by the consciousness
of how much depends upon his own exertions:
a young girl is oppressed by it.
- Elizabeth Missing Sewell

American public opinion is like an ocean,
it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

Fires can't be made with dead embers,
nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men.
Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns
even labor into pleasant tasks.
- James A. Baldwin

If O.J.
had been accused of killing his black wife,
you would not have seen the same passion stirred up.
- Al Sharpton

Not a breath of air stirred over the free and open prairie;
the clouds were like light piles of cotton;
and where the blue sky was visible,
it wore a hazy and languid aspect.
- Francis Parkman

The value of life can be measured by how many times
your soul has been deeply stirred.
- Soichiro Honda

What I wasn't prepared for were the feelings of anxiety that it stirred in me.
I wasn't prepared for the initial feeling of I don't
want to have to do that again.
I was scared.
- Mariel Hemingway

Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood,
endurance and courage of my companions which would
have stirred the heart of every Englishman.
These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
- Robert Falcon Scott

All great movements are popular movements.
They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions,
stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress
or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.
- Adolf Hitler

I think the reaction to a World War II situation would
be the same today as it was in 1942.
Initially, people would question, but once patriotism got stirred up,
the whole thing would gather momentum and we'd all pull together.
- Parker Stevenson

Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives,
and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way -
that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.
- Billy Sunday

A lost of people recognize me and maybe will ask for an autograph,
but it's nothing like if Elvis would've done something like that,
'cause he's so popular, or maybe The Beatles 'cause
they stirred up a lot of action.
- Mickey Gilley

Without stirring abroad,
One can know the whole world;
Without looking out of the window,
One can see the way of heaven.
The further one goes, The less one knows.
- Lao Tzu

It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion,
than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide

I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more
soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream.
- Heywood Broun

T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house,
not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
- Clement Clarke Moore


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