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Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Related topics: Christian Religion

This is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Watch out, I have a Magic Wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Now, if you don't mind, I'd appreciate it if you could lower your wand.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems.
The solution rests with our work and discipline.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

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Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration;
they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly
by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Her godmother simply touched her with her wand,
and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into
cloth of gold and silver,
all decked with jewels.
- Charles Perrault

Labor is the fabled magician's wand,
the philosophers stone,
and the cap of good fortune.
- James Weldon Johnson

While there used to be one or two Pops orchestras,
now there are all kinds of European orchestras that
suddenly look upon this as a golden wand that can enable
them to make money recording this music.
- Skitch Henderson

I like the dueling club scene, where Daniel and I fight with our wands.
I thought it was a brilliant scene to shoot.
I think the end product looked really good.
- Tom Felton

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye;
There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed
with joy as they wander by.
- William C. Bryant

When I'm old I shall give up writing the big stuff
and shall wander round the park thinking of songs.
- George Lloyd

I was allowed to wander where I could.
Here is a case in which you search for your independence
and allow something creative to come out of that.
- George Woodcock

When they talk of ghosts of the dead who wander in
the night with things still undone in life,
they approximate my subjective experience of this life.
- Jack Henry Abbott

I don't really have studios.
I wander around around people's attics,
out in fields, in cellars, anyplace I find that invites me.
- Andrew Wyeth

Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized
parts of the World will suffice for me in the future.
- Mary Cassatt

The lifestyle that an artist can have,
the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines,
was a very attractive one.
- John Dyer

I was a fantastic student until ten,
and then my mind began to wander.
- Grace Paley

You're better off betting on a horse than betting on a man.
A horse may not be able to hold you tight,
but he doesn't wanna wander from the stable at night.
- Betty Grable

Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander,
but confine him home.
- John Cleveland

If I were mayor, I'd invite everyone to have free boat
trips on the river and free balloon rides over the city.
I'd let the elderly in residential homes wander free.
- Jane Birkin

Not all who wander are lost.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

We are so much the victims of abstraction that with
the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to
wander across the room and look at the thermostat.
- Terence McKenna

I loved it, but social reality impeded.
Now I wander in here at 9 in the morning or so,
and come back for a while in the afternoon.
I am a very lenient boss.
- Donald E. Westlake

I don't read music.
I don't write it.
So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.
- James Taylor

Maybe come to think about it, that is the sign of an extrovert,
in any event I have always from the earliest of ages
found it difficult to wander into a restaurant on my own.
- Roger Moore

I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind
to wander when I needed to be focused.
It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps.
- Payne Stewart

Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by hurrying,
or wander too long in completing it.
- Tertullian

Men know they are sexual exiles.
They wander the earth seeking satisfaction,
craving and despising, never content.
There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
- Camille Paglia

Quite casually I wander into my plot,
poke around with my characters for a while,
then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.
- Thorne Smith

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled;
the difference between the two being this,
that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through
his regions of enchantment without having a critic,
forever, like the old man of the sea,
upon his back.
- Marianne Moore

It was so much fun to have the freedom to wander America,
with no assignments.
For 25 or 30 years I never had an assignment.
These were all stories I wanted to do myself.
- Charles Kuralt

I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.
- C. S. Lewis

On those long notes behind the trumpet solo,
if anyone lets his mind wander for a minute he is dead.
- Don Ellis

Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments,
and they wander off through equation after equation,
and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.
- Nikola Tesla

I couldn't go anywhere unless there was a security guard with me.
That spoiled my life.
It was like being in captivity.
Those days are gone, and I don't ever want to see that happen to me again.
Now I can wander around the streets of Los Angeles on my own.
I like it that way.
- Christine McVie

Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures,
utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about
the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks,
and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake
of acquiring a few shillings.
- Henry Mayhew

Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams,
but in violence.
It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage;
whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons,
or whether one wants to overturn them.
- Georges Bataille

Tintinnabulation is an area I sometimes wander into
when I am searching for answers -
in my life,
my music, my work.
In my dark hours, I have the certain feeling that everything
outside this one thing has no meaning.
- Arvo Part

Certainly one of the more common experiences in the
jazz field is discovering someone new.
Improvising musicians are capable of being musical travelers,
voyagers.
We want to join in on whatever we hear.
There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape.
- Gary Burton

I wander around, get the lay of the land and try to
imagine what kind of people would have lived there
in that historical period.
What would they eat? What kind of clothing would they
wear? How did they shelter themselves? How did they get around?
- James Welch

I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover,
I buy it if I like the name of the band,
anything that sparks my imagination.
I still like to go to record stores,
I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention.
- Bruce Springsteen

I've never done heroin, but I totally understood what
would drive people to that distraction-to need that so much.
- Sarah McLachlan

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough,
grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You can always find a distraction if you're looking for one.
- Tom Kite

I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction.
A husband lives and breathes his work all day long.
If he comes home to more table thumping,
how can the poor man ever relax?
- Jackie Kennedy

Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.
- Douglas Horton

Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us.
Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often
refer to Iraq as a distraction.
- John Boehner

Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself.
- Marilyn vos Savant

America is addicted to wars of distraction.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Acclaim is a distraction.
- James Broughton

The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected
George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.
- Michael Moore

I don't want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain.
- Shania Twain

I love New York.
I was sad, depressed and incredibly moved by our fellow
countrymen and what they've done.
I wanted to give people a chance to see something funny,
have a distraction.
- Ben Stiller

Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments
on the wing like mysterious butterflies,
fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.
- Giorgio de Chirico

He was so tenacious he defied the distraction of women
by refusing to have them in his presence,
just as later in life he denied his blindness by calling
for more and more candles.
- Kit Williams

The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home.
There's just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition
for the parent's voice to resonate in the children's ears.
- Phil McGraw

Girls were always my biggest distraction in school.
- Channing Tatum

Teaching is a good distraction, and I am in contact with young people,
which is very gratifying.
- Manuel Puig

News is important information that may influence your investments.
Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents
you from seeing a story clearly.
News is useful.
Noise is a distraction.
Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy.
- Maria Bartiromo

I think there's always a call for people who are bucking the norm.
But I don't expect it to happen now because I think
that more than ever the entertainment industry is trying
to serve as a distraction,
to keep people from thinking too hard.
- Guy Picciotto

If there was a distraction I'd get up and jump out the window.
I was quite out of hand.
In schools like that I don't think they expect that
girls are going to behave in such an outrageous fashion.
- Diane Cilento

The REM and Nirvana successes don't mean much to me
except as a potential distraction for bands who want to cash in on the trend.
Don't try to sound like someone else.
REM and Nirvana don't sound like anyone else.
- Greg Ginn

It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one,
better to perform one than to listen to one,
better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction,
entertainment, or acquisition of "culture."
- John Cage

The bosses of our mass media, press,
radio,
film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster.
Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote
of maximum concentration on disaster.
- Ernst Fischer

It should be clear by now that my focus here is not
freedom of speech or the press.
This freedom is all too often an exaggeration.
At the very least, blind references to freedom of speech
or the press serve as a distraction from the critical
examination of other communications policies.
- Mark Lloyd

I had earlier concluded that a war with Iraq would
be a distraction from the successful and expeditious
completion of our aims in Afghanistan.
Now I had come to question whether the White House was telling the truth.
- Bob Graham


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