Quotes and Sayings about Moments



"I had my moments for sure but I wasn't confrontational. And sometimes you get on the court and you'd find yourself very confrontational. It was all a discovery."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Court, Discovery, Moments)

"I had moments of my actions and words not reflecting who it is I am - if that defines a punk, then yes, absolutely."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Actions, Moments, Punk, Words)

"I think one of the great moments of my life was when I could write musician on my passport."
- Jon Anderson
(Related: Life, Moments)

"Tattoos are like stories - they're symbolic of the important moments in your life. Sitting down, talking about where you got each tattoo and what it symbolizes, is really beautiful."
- Pamela Anderson
(Related: Life, Moments, Talking)

"That was fun to play. There were some nice special effects coupled with some really nice moments with child and wife. I also was able to age to about 100 years in 'Brief Candle.'"
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Age, Wife, Fun, Moments, Play, Years)

"Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Women, Balance, Moments, Self, Solitude)

"The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Experience, Moments, Will)

"Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Friends, Meeting, Moments)

"Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all, that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Fire, Moments, Perfection)

"My obsession with time informs my poetry so completely it is hard for me to summarize it. We want time to pass, for new things to happen to us, we want to hold on to certain moments, we don't want our lives to end."
- John Barton
(Related: Poetry, Time, End, Moments, Obsession, Want)

"In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference."
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Related: Humanity, Moments, Nations, State)

"You know, when you get your first asparagus, or your first acorn squash, or your first really good tomato of the season, those are the moments that define the cook's year. I get more excited by that than anything else."
- Mario Batali
(Related: First, Moments)

"There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Time, Awareness, Existence, Moments, Space)

"It's been a rollercoaster ride. There have been some great moments and some low points... like when I was leaving Stax. That's when I actually thought of getting out of the business."
- William Bell
(Related: Business, Thought, Moments)

"Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Life, Embarrassment, Moments, Photography, Pleasure)

"To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Experience, Soul, Artist, Artists, Fact, Living, Moments)

"Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Film, Moments)

"I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment."
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Related: Love, Movies, Hollywood, Moments, Now)

"I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Family, Wife, Film, Kids, Moments, Sleep)

"There are rhythmic ideas which sometimes only work up to a point. In writing there are moments when it just comes off the page, it's not just a collection of notes."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Work, Ideas, Moments, Writing)

"Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror."
- Al Boliska
(Related: Travel, Boredom, Moments, Terror)

"It's understanding the intention of a composer that allows a producer and an arranger to make those moments speak."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Intention, Moments, Understanding)

"All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Courage, Children, Moments)

"I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Family, Moments, Racism, Sheep)

"It's very difficult to judge relationships from the outside. You never know what happens in intimate moments with two people to know why they really support and love each other."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Love, People, Moments, Relationships, Support)

"I am sensible of the velocity of the moments, and entering that part of my head alert to the motion of the world I am aware that life was never perfect, never absolute. This bestows contentment, even a fearlessness."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Life, Contentment, Moments, World)

"There are moments when you feel free, moments when you have energy, moments when you have hope, but you can't rely on any of these things to see you through. Circumstances do that."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Hope, Circumstances, Energy, Moments)

"Great moments are born from great oppurtunities."
- Herb Brooks
(Related: Moments)

"Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Character, May, Moments)

"Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Being, Free speech, Moments)

"That's the only way to do it. Just like an actor. You can get a great performance if you do a bunch of takes and edit it. You find the moments and string them together."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Performance, Actor, Moments)

"One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul for the sake of popularity."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Soul, Moments, Popularity)

"I'm not geeky but I have my geeky, corky moments, and then I've got some aspects of cool in me, I guess."
- Nick Cannon
(Related: Moments)

"My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Moments)

"But when you hear the complete album, it gets dark, really straight-up rock, with some really intimate moments with just me and the piano. It's not completely me because there are parts of me that aren't on that song, that are on the album."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Moments, Song)

"All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: People, Advice, Help, Moments)

"I am always living very good moments."
- Jose Carreras
(Related: Living, Moments)

"When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless."
- Willa Cather
(Related: People, Kindness, Moments, Reason, Security, Shipwreck)

"I believe, however, that such abnormal moments can be found in everyone, and it is all the more fortunate when they occur in individuals with creative talent or with clairvoyant powers."
- Giorgio de Chirico
(Related: Talent, Moments)

"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
(Related: Art, Men, Butterflies, Innocence, Moments)

"One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Life, Moments)

"There are moments when I can't believe I'm as old as I am. But I feel better physically than I did 10 years ago. I don't think, Oh God, I'm missing something."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: God, Moments, Old, Years)

"Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Alcohol, Comfort, Drugs, Lies, Man, Moments, Myth)

"There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Disillusionment, Girls, Moments, Pity, Waste, Will)

"A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer, empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger, until soon he was as ravenous as a bear."
- Carlo Collodi
(Related: Appetite, Feeling, Hunger, Moments)

"Although I managed my schedule to be home by late afternoon most days, basically, Roselle raised our children alone. And so I missed out on a lot of wonderful moments, missed watching my kids grow into the wonderful people they are today."
- Perry Como
(Related: Home, People, Children, Kids, Moments, Today)

"Kinsey would identify himself with Galileo in moments of feelings of persecution."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Feelings, Moments, Persecution)

"I figure you're only here for a matter of moments. Ever since I was a kid watching movies I've always wanted to make people laugh or have some sort of emotional reaction."
- Tim Conway
(Related: Movies, People, Moments)

"The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: People, Alchemy, Cinema, Moments, Sense)

"If you think of 'Liberty Valance' or 'The Searchers,' there are moments in there that you'll never, ever forget... And it does not matter what century you are from."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Forget, Moments)

"Most of us have only two or three genuinely interesting moments in our lives; the rest is filler."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Moments, Rest)

"Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books."
- William Cowper
(Related: Heart, Books, Learning, May, Meditation, Moments)

"I really connect with those moments of doing missionary work down there and just seeing the people that are dying from disease and hunger and malnutrition."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Work, People, Disease, Dying, Hunger, Moments)

"I really think about the times that I've been through with my husband and all the stuff that we've been through together, and I think to those moments for inspiration for the role."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: HusbInspiration, Moments)

"But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I'll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Peace, Beach, Moments, Quick, Quiet, Tea)

"Like everyone else, I've had moments when I've felt that I've been losing my grip."
- Russell Crowe
(Related: Losing, Moments)

"The exciting part of acting, I don't know how else to explain it, are those moments when you surprise yourself."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Acting, Moments)

"I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Career, Honor, Moments, Public, Want, Will)

"There is a frustration too, that at moments when there's not a coup, when there are not people in the streets, that the country disappears from people's consciousness."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: People, Consciousness, Country, Frustration, Moments)

"Especially moments when things are very difficult and complicated for me and I am still trying to grasp what is happening and I am still trying to understand and to reach family back home."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Family, Home, Moments, Trying)

"Independent dance - and, fine, it's a very good thing that it remains independent - is a much tougher life: all dancers expect that, and accept that there will be periods of not being able to work, provided there are choice moments during the year when they really can work."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: Work, Dance, Being, Choice, Moments, Will)

"This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Art, Soul, Communication, Earth, Evolution, Man, Moments)

"These few dollars you lose here today are going to buy you stories to tell your children and great-grandchildren. This could be one of the big moments in your life; don't make it your last!"
- John Dillinger
(Related: Life, Children, Moments, Today)

"My favorite on screen moments are when you are really there and you know you're creating something. That's so exciting... it's why you come to work."
- Jason Dohring
(Related: Work, Favorite, Moments)

"Writing is turning one's worst moments into money."
- J. P. Donleavy
(Related: Money, Moments, Writing)

"All of us have moments in our childhood where we come alive for the first time. And we go back to those moments and think, This is when I became myself."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Time, Childhood, First, Moments)

"I prefer to explore the most intimate moments, the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Moments)

"What is free time? I'm a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Time, Mother, Moments)

"I had my moments when I got very frightened that I would not recover."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Moments)

"As an actress, it appeals to me because I love the idea of playing those in-between moments, the sort of behavioral stuff that one might not normally see."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Love, Idea, Moments)

"You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love."
- Henry Drummond
(Related: Life, Love, Moments, Spirit, Will)

"In the first moments, the members of the Presidium who were with me at the Secretariat were taken to the Party Central Committee under the control of Soviet forces."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Control, Committee, First, Moments, Party)

"We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory."
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Memory, Moments, Value)

"Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Miracles, Moments)

"Probably one of the happiest moments, outside the birth of all of my kids, was the first time we won an Emmy, that the show won an Emmy. That was a big night."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Time, First, Kids, Moments, Night)

"We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant."
- Alfred Eisenstaedt
(Related: Beginning, Moments, World)

"No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments."
- Pliny the Elder
(Related: Man, Moments)

"The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone."
- George Eliot
(Related: Life, Angels, Moments, Nothing, Past, Visit)

"There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope."
- George Eliot
(Related: Hope, Despair, First, Moments, Sorrow)

"You don't get a chance to take a breath but when you do, you have some really good comedy moments that ease up on the tension that the movie is centered around which is Kim being kidnapped and her son and husband being kidnapped and the jeopardy that they're in."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: HusbSon, Being, Chance, Comedy, Jeopardy, Moments, Tension)

"Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Faith, Moments, Vice)

"That was just my own personal program: I didn't want to get too high over the good moments because I didn't want to be saddened and depressed when things didn't go as I had planned."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Moments, Want)

"Having felt people's love and support first hand through difficult moments in my life makes me feel it's our responsibility to help one another."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Life, Love, People, First, Help, Moments, Responsibility, Support)

"I've had quite a few moments I've liked, so it's good enough."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Moments)

"Little moments can have a feeling and a texture that is very real."
- Ralph Fiennes
(Related: Feeling, Moments)

"There are those moments when you shake someone's hand, have a conversation with someone, and suddenly your all bound together because you share your humanity in one simple moment."
- Ralph Fiennes
(Related: Conversation, Humanity, Moments)

"It was just one of those moments in the universe that was mine."
- Carlton Fisk
(Related: Moments, Universe)

"The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Life, Success, Accomplishments, Challenge, Despair, Future, Moments, Promise)

"Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time."
- Margot Fonteyn
(Related: Time, First, Moments)

"Any person, brought into the presence of this fact, stops for a few moments and remains pensive and silent; and then generally leaves, carrying with him forever a sharper, keener sense of our incessant motion through space."
- Leon Foucault
(Related: Fact, Moments, Sense, Space)

"It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence which allows us to realize for moments that we are living."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Consciousness, Living, Moments)

"Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Baseball, Moments, Poets)

"I've had my moments of insanity. But there is a certain responsibility to set proper examples for your children, and that influences your choices in every aspect of your life."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Life, Children, Choices, Insanity, Moments, Responsibility)

"There are moments when television systems are young and haven't formed properly, and there's room for lots of original stuff. Then things become more and more top-heavy with executives who are trying to guarantee the success of things."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Success, Moments, Television, Trying)

"The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist."
- Danny Glover
(Related: War, People, Hope, America, Energy, Iraq, Moments, Occupation, Reason, Trade)

"I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream."
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Related: Experience, Nature, Dream, Clarity, Moments)

"I, I don't think anybody's continually happy, uh, except idiots, you know. You know, you have to have little moments of depression."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Depression, Idiots, Moments)

"The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'"
- Billy Graham
(Related: Life, God, Christian, Deep, Discouragement, Eyes, Moments, Prayer, Tears)

"Of the individual poems, some are more lyric and some are more descriptive or narrative. Each poem is fixed in a moment. All those moments written or read together take on the movement and architecture of a narrative."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Architecture, Moments, Poems)

"In Van Halen there were moments, like in some of the ballads, I put my heart and soul into those records. Those lyrics when I sang 'em, I gave myself goosebumps."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Soul, Heart, Ballads, Moments)

"Eyes is the attempt to tell the story of the Civil Rights movement and to create an emotional, intellectual constituency. But what do you do after that? The black community doesn't have institutions that pick up such moments and preserve them."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: Civil rights, Community, Eyes, Moments)

"There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry."
- Robert Hass
(Related: Body, Moments, Saying, Tenderness, Words)

"I have sporadic OCD cleaning moments around the house. But then I get lazy and I'm cured. It's a very inconsistent personality trait."
- Chris Hemsworth
(Related: Moments, Personality)

"We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic."
- Cullen Hightower
(Related: Experience, Moments, Worry)

"Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors."
- Hugh Hopper
(Related: Music, Technology, Moments, Tools)

"There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Soul, Thoughts, Body, Moments)

"Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Soul, Attitude, Thoughts, Body, Moments)

"I think it's time for me to get out, because at the moment I'm only thinking about fishing 21 hours a day, and they're the waking moments. And even when I close my eyes I'm thinking about it."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Time, Day, Eyes, Fishing, Moments, Thinking, Waking)

"What is thematically posited is only what is given, by pure reflection, with all its immanent essential moments absolutely as it is given to pure reflection."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Moments, Reflection)

"But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Time, Moments, Nothing, Universe)

"Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds like a man whose trousers are on fire."
- Clive James
(Related: Fire, Man, Moments, Tranquility)

"What we value about music and literature are the moments that they create in our minds when we encounter them."
- Stephan Jenkins
(Related: Music, Literature, Moments, Value)

"I still say one of the greatest moments in my whole NBA career was getting drafted."
- Kevin Johnson
(Related: Career, Moments)

"Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best."
- Michael Johnson
(Related: Life, Work, Opportunity, Being, Hard work, Marathon, Moments)

"Re-investing in one's own little moments of insight is very important."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Moments)

"Work grows out of other work, and there are very few eureka moments."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Work, Moments)

"It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do, boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to either get somewhere or not get anywhere."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Boredom, Moments, Possibilities)

"Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Habit, Bible, Darkness, Light, Moments, Trouble)

"I have had so many great moments, but I would have to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such a unique and passionate experience for me. It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age, that I would not want to try to replicate it again now."
- William Kempe
(Related: Experience, Age, Work, Dancing, Hard work, Moments, Now, Want)

"The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?"
- Eugene Kennedy
(Related: Friendship, Life, Moments, Nothing)

"Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Death, Marriage, People, Emotions, May, Moments)

"Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments."
- Rose Kennedy
(Related: Life, Moments)

"Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed."
- Corita Kent
(Related: Life, Moments, Succeed)

"Flowers grow out of dark moments."
- Corita Kent
(Related: Flowers, Moments)

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Challenge, Comfort, Controversy, Man, Measure, Moments)

"We're very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we're inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that's how we're raising our daughter."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Faith, Daughter, God, Beliefs, Day, Miracles, Moments, Open, Talk)

"I think what I'm trying to do is create moments of recognition. To try to detonate some kind of feeling or understanding of lived experience."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Experience, Feeling, Moments, Trying, Understanding)

"I mean, making art is about objectifying your experience of the world, transforming the flow of moments into something visual, or textual, or musical, whatever. Art creates a kind of commentary."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Art, Experience, Moments, World)

"There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do. Movies, music, TV and, most importantly, the profound everydayness of our lives."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Movies, Music, Influence, Moments)

"Bush the father did well in placing his sons as governors and did not forget to pass on the expertise in fraud from the leaders of the region to Florida to use it in critical moments."
- Osama bin Laden
(Related: Father, Expertise, Forget, Fraud, Leaders, Moments, Sons)

"I had never done Shakespeare before, but I don't think you can be an actor and not do it. There were moments when I thought, I'm just not going to be able to pull this off."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Thought, Actor, Moments, Shakespeare)

"Great moments in science: Einstein discovers that time is actually money."
- Gary Larson
(Related: Money, Time, Moments)

"Records are just moments of achievement. They're like receipts for work done. Time goes on and people keep playing music."
- Bill Laswell
(Related: Music, Time, Work, People, Achievement, Moments)

"I've been very lucky in my long life. On three continents, in diverse cultures, through happy moments, not-so-happy moments, and moments as marvelous as this one, I've had the privilege of working with the cinema's greatest masters."
- Dino De Laurentiis
(Related: Life, Cinema, Moments, Privilege)

"I have my moments. Ever since I was a boy, I never was someone who was at ease with happiness. Too often I embrace introspection and self-doubt. I wish I could embrace the good things."
- Hugh Laurie
(Related: Happiness, Moments, Self)

"I always was one who didn't take things for granted. But I think I do appreciate things more now. The small moments of joy that we find each day are so much more precious now than when I looked at them before."
- Chris LeDoux
(Related: Day, Joy, Moments, Now)

"The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and no, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I'm in."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Future, Moments, Past, Right)

"We ended up with 19 hours of footage and had to narrow it down to an hour and a half. Our instructions were to film everything that came up, including the more mundane moments."
- Joshua Leonard
(Related: Film, Moments)

"The title came rather early in one of Ringo's more tired and emotional moments."
- Richard Lester
(Related: Moments)

"It's those moments, those odd moments that you look for and sometimes by creating this kind of loose atmosphere you find those little moments that somehow mean a lot to an audience when they really register right."
- Barry Levinson
(Related: Moments, Right)

"All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough, that it removes tension and everyone feels free. If they feel free then behaviour happens, small moments happen and that's what ultimately works the best for me."
- Barry Levinson
(Related: Moments, Tension)

"If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Moments, Surrender)

"If I were to ask you for example right now to go back with me and define those moments in your life that shaped you as a person and you began to reexamine them, something would happen."
- James Lipton
(Related: Life, Example, Moments, Now, Right)

"It's funny, we all really, really got along. I don't know how it was in years past but this year, I was really with a good group of people. No one tried to sabotage each other or steal the other ones moments."
- LaToya London
(Related: Funny, People, Moments, Past, Years)

"I have a four year old and I'm telling you we did Nickelodeon last night and he embarrassed me. It was like one of those moments when I couldn't believe my kid is acting like this. I just had to just like walk away from him because he was really pushing my buttons."
- Nia Long
(Related: Acting, Moments, Night, Old)

"There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Life, Heart, Chance, Emotion, Moments, Water, Word)

"The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche."
- Adrian Lyne
(Related: Challenge, Film, Moments)

"The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: Life, Being, Moments)

"The benefits of the accomplished journey cannot be weighed in terms of perfect moments, but in terms of how this journey affects and changes our character."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Character, Benefits, Journey, Moments)

"With photography, you zero in; you put a lot of energy into short moments, and then you go on to the next thing."
- Robert Mapplethorpe
(Related: Energy, Moments, Photography)

"Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us without words?"
- Marcel Marceau
(Related: Moments, Words)

"Have you ever had one of those moments when you look up and realize that you're one of those people you see on the train talking to themselves?"
- Marc Maron
(Related: People, Moments, Talking)

"So I had to just kind of go back to the hotel, take a shower, sit quiet, dig down deep, warm up, and allow myself to move into some kind of zone. And then I remembered that a lot of my favorite musical moments are not about perfection."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Deep, Favorite, Moments, Perfection, Quiet, Zone)

"He sort of gets comic moments. Not a lot of directors do."
- Kevin McDonald
(Related: Moments)

"True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Love, Humility, Moments)

"Later, I made a movie with him, 'That Touch of Mink,' and we became good friends but any woman's initial meeting with Cary is right up there with the big moments of her world history."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: History, Friends, Meeting, Moments, Right, Woman, World)

"Many people experience Gethsemane moments."
- Arthur Middleton
(Related: Experience, People, Moments)

"These are hallowed moments, when every American has reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: God, Gratitude, American, Fortune, Light, Moments, Reason)

"When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Approval, Defeat, Friends, Moments, Trying)

"There'll be moments when I'm out in the prison yard, chatting with the cast and the crew, getting ready to shoot a scene. And then I'll remember if I were actually an inmate, I'd only be out there an hour. The other 23 hours of the day, I'd be in my cell. It's kind of a downer."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Day, Moments, Prison)

"There are no ordinary moments."
- Dan Millman
(Related: Moments)

"Sometimes I find that in my happy moments I could not believe that I had ever been miserable."
- Marion Milner
(Related: Moments)

"Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world."
- John Milton
(Related: Change, Experience, Life, Gratitude, Moments, World)

"The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Happiness, Moments)

"I didn't need clothes. I was allowed the opportunity to act out moments you don't get the opportunity to experience in your own life, let alone as a character in a film. I didn't feel naked."
- Marguerite Moreau
(Related: Experience, Life, Opportunity, Character, Clothes, Film, Moments)

"There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand."
- Charles Morgan
(Related: Earth, June, Moments, Nothing, Wine)

"I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Soul, Moments)

"I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Soul, Being, Moments)

"There were wonderful moments when I was singing for the first time in the Olympia Theatre and I was pregnant with my son, which was very, very strange for a singer."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Time, Son, First, Moments, Singing, Theatre)

"The other side of it is that, despite all that, people reach out to poetry at the key moments in their lives."
- Paul Muldoon
(Related: Poetry, People, Key, Moments)

"Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Eye, Memories, Moments, Nothing, Painting, Simplicity)

"There were time when I was into method acting that I did have moments of residual character emotions, because the method bases your emotional responses as a character on emotional experiences from your real life."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Life, Time, Character, Acting, Emotions, Moments)

"The first moments of sleep are an image of death; a hazy torpor grips our thoughts and it becomes impossible for us to determine the exact instant when the "I," under another form, continues the task of existence."
- Gerard De Nerval
(Related: Death, Thoughts, Existence, First, Moments, Sleep)

"My stage successes have provided me with the greatest moments outside myself, my film successes the best moments, professionally, within myself."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Film, Moments)

"One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared."
- Merlin Olsen
(Related: Life, Moments)

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."
- Aristotle Onassis
(Related: Focus, Light, Moments)

"Even in your darkest moments, you'll think of something that'll crack you up."
- Brad Paisley
(Related: Moments)

"I think you learn a lot about a country from its art. To me, it's part of the drama of life. It teaches you that there are places, moments and incidents in other cultures that genuinely have a life of their own."
- Michael Palin
(Related: Life, Art, Country, Drama, Moments)

"My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Death, Life, Father, HusbDaughter, Meeting)

"Part of life is to live it, and enjoy it, and seize the moments that you find particularly pleasing."
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.
(Related: Life, Moments)

"You know, sometimes I get moments of inspiration when I'm writing something and then the task seems so daunting that it just kind of scares me away."
- Adam Pascal
(Related: Inspiration, Moments, Writing)

"Art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass."
- Walter Pater
(Related: Art, Quality, Moments, Nothing)

"For art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake."
- Walter Pater
(Related: Art, Quality, Moments, Nothing)

"We do not remember days, we remember moments."
- Cesare Pavese
(Related: Moments)

"It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?"
- Cesare Pavese
(Related: Life, Imagination, Children, Moments, World)

"One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Experience, Moments)

"People think of these eureka moments and my feeling is that they tend to be little things, a little realisation and then a little realisation built on that."
- Roger Penrose
(Related: People, Feeling, Moments)

"There are moments of life that we never forget, which brighten and brighten as time steals away."
- James Gates Percival
(Related: Life, Time, Forget, Moments)

"Number one is that it just scares people! Your hair is standing up on your arms, or at least that there's a few moments when you're jumping. That's what makes it a good horror movie."
- Gina Philips
(Related: Hair, Horror, Moments)

"Everything is ironic to me. There are moments I find hysterical, but I'm probably the only one who would find that, except for a few people."
- River Phoenix
(Related: People, Moments)

"We keep passing unseen through little moments of other people's lives."
- Robert M. Pirsig
(Related: People, Moments)

"I am moreover inclined to be concise when I reflect on the constant occupation of the citizens in public and private affairs, so that in their few leisure moments they may read and understand as much as possible."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Leisure, May, Moments, Occupation, Public)

"It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Knowledge, Body, Illness, Moments)

"There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions."
- Raymond Queneau
(Related: History, Moments)

"You just make sure you don't screw it up. It's going to work as long as you don't mess it up. Hopefully you have plenty of those moments in a big comedy."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Work, Comedy, Moments)

"There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Moments)

"There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Moments, World)

"It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Decision, Destiny, Moments)

"It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what speaks loudest when it's contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word."
- Brooks Robinson
(Related: Time, Moments, Pretty, Word)

"It was just crazy opportunity to see that whole world and the competitions that we had in the film, like Long Beach, it was just crazy and so much fun. I felt like I lived all those moments in the movie."
- John Robinson
(Related: Opportunity, Beach, Film, Fun, Moments, World)

"I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending."
- Fred Rogers
(Related: Anticipation, Ending, Favorite, Holiday, Moments, Pleasure, Suspense)

"Wagner is a composer who has beautiful moments but awful quarter hours."
- Gioachino Rossini
(Related: Moments)

"Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour."
- Gioachino Rossini
(Related: Moments)

"Mr. Wagner has beautiful moments but bad quarters of an hour."
- Gioachino Rossini
(Related: Moments)

"There are moments when very little truth would be enough to shape opinion. One might be hated at extremely low cost."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Truth, Moments, Opinion)

"There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Men, Future, Moments, Past)

"One of the most amazing things I got from the film, so much green screen, there are so many moments and it really taught me about how important it is to have an intention when flying, when going somewhere and having an intention."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Film, Flying, Intention, Moments)

"Of this our true individual life, our present life is a glimpse, a fragment, a hint, and in its best moments a visible beginning."
- Josiah Royce
(Related: Life, Beginning, Moments, Present)

"Human identity is the most fragile thing that we have, and it's often only found in moments of truth."
- Alan Rudolph
(Related: Truth, Identity, Moments)

"People say funny things all the time during really serious moments in life."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Funny, Life, Time, People, Moments)

"I think what makes compelling fiction or cinema is when you're basically taking the most intense moments of experience and you're creating a song or a narrative out of it."
- David O. Russell
(Related: Experience, Cinema, Fiction, Moments, Song)

"Weird people follow you in the streets, you can't sit alone in a restaurant or a cafe and read a book in peace, and I think everybody values those moments of being alone."
- Winona Ryder
(Related: Peace, People, Values, Being, Moments)

"Moments are incredible, but in my fantasy mind I see a Globe company which is renowned throughout the world for what it does with pure storytelling. So that people come and say: it's not just the building, it's the only place you can hear this kind of work."
- Mark Rylance
(Related: Work, People, Building, Company, Fantasy, Mind, Moments, World)

"That was one of those moments where I felt so confident. I played three matches in the same day."
- Gabriela Sabatini
(Related: Day, Moments)

"Happiness is nothing but temporary moments here and there - and I love those. But I would be bored out of my mind if I were happy all the time."
- Zoe Saldana
(Related: Happiness, Love, Time, Mind, Moments, Nothing)

"Character is that sum total of moments we can't explain."
- George Saunders
(Related: Character, Moments)

"I just had one of those "what the hell are we doing" moments."
- Adam Savage
(Related: Hell, Moments)

"I am an English major in school with an emphasis in creative writing. I think hearing Maya Angelou speak at school last year was one of the best moments Stanford, at least, intellectually, had to offer."
- Fred Savage
(Related: English, Hearing, Moments, School, Writing)

"Spending waiting moments doing crossword puzzles or reading a book you brought yourself."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Moments, Reading, Waiting)

"For instance, when I go to the premiere on Tuesday I probably won't watch the film at all - I'll be watching the audience just to see their reaction to different moments, what I'm doing right and what I'm doing wrong, stuff like that."
- Devon Sawa
(Related: Film, Moments, Right, Wrong)

"Not only will this make you treat each moment more preciously, but you will be more patient with yourself and with others, recognizing that there are millions of moments on the path to any worthwhile achievement."
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson
(Related: Achievement, Moments, Will)

"So during those first moments of the day, which are yours and yours alone, you can circumvent these boundaries and concentrate fully on spiritual matters. And this gives you the opportunity to plan the time management of the entire day."
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Management, Day, First, Moments, Spiritual)

"Dating is just awkward moments and one person wants more than the other. It's just that constant strangeness. I think it's a very real thing."
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Dating, Moments)

"In quiet moments when you think about it, you recognize what is critically important in life and what isn't. Be wise and don't let good things crowd out those that are essential."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Life, Moments, Quiet)

"What I had said in the morning was that this is what we know has happened, but there has been no significant off-site release. Only to find out moments later that, in fact, there had been an off-site release. I still haven't gotten over that."
- William Scranton
(Related: Fact, Moments)

"Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth."
- Victoria Secunda
(Related: Daughter, Hearing, Moments, Motherhood, Rank, Words)

"Of course there are moments that you wonder how long you should be doing it because there are other aspects which are not nice, of this lifestyle. But I just love winning."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Love, Winning, Moments, Wonder)

"For me the printing process is part of the magic of photography. It's that magic that can be exciting, disappointing, rewarding and frustrating all in the same few moments in the darkroom."
- John Sexton
(Related: Magic, Moments, Photography, Printing)

"Music has brought me some of the highest moments of my life. I don't even hear the music. I don't even hear the notes. I'm not aware that someone has turned on a tape machine - I'm in another world."
- Jane Seymour
(Related: Music, Life, Machine, Moments, World)

"In my proudest moments, I think I had a real hand in the creative force of making "Star Trek." But most of the time, I don't think about it."
- William Shatner
(Related: Time, Force, Moments)

"Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Life, Moments)

"I certainly wouldn't say that my life is a disaster, but there have been moments where I've felt like that."
- Duncan Sheik
(Related: Life, Disaster, Moments)

"Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Poetry, Moments)

"Film acting is really the trick of doing moments. You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds. You really earn your spurs acting onstage. I needed to do that for myself. I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play."
- Sam Shepard
(Related: Acting, End, Film, Hate, Moments, Play)

"That's what I do and I enjoy even the hateful moments of a relationship where two people or four people come together to make a bigger mess than originally intended."
- Josh Silver
(Related: People, Moments)

"Everyone thinks they can write a play; you just write down what happened to you. But the art of it is drawing from all the moments of your life."
- Neil Simon
(Related: Art, Life, Moments, Play)

"There's moments where I want to break down and cry, but not give up."
- Ashlee Simpson
(Related: Moments, Want)

"Being a mom's so empowering and incredible. I'm one of those people who believes that life brings things to you at a certain time for a certain reason, and if you just go with it, that's where the best moments come from."
- Ashlee Simpson
(Related: Life, Time, People, Mom, Being, Moments, Reason)

"The freshest moments in my films have always been with unknown actors."
- John Singleton
(Related: Actors, Moments)

"I look for those moments that are "gee whiz" moments. There's some "gee whiz" stories in our show, and they can't be written like A-1 in the Times. They have to be written more like Page 6 in the Post."
- Shepard Smith
(Related: Moments, Post)

"As the years have gone on, I find one of the dangers of watching dailies... is you fall in love with moments."
- Kevin Spacey
(Related: Love, Moments, Years)

"Writing the last page of the first draft is the most enjoyable moment in writing. It's one of the most enjoyable moments in life, period."
- Nicholas Sparks
(Related: Life, Draft, First, Moments, Writing)

"Very often, I don't make it through moments of recording because it is genuinely funny and absolutely ridiculous that a 60-year-old grown man is making these noises."
- David Ogden Stiers
(Related: Funny, Man, Moments)

"The day of the wedding went like these things generally do, full of anxious moments interspersed with black comedy."
- Janet Street-Porter
(Related: Wedding, Comedy, Day, Moments)

"The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Time, Moments, Months)

"Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age."
- Booth Tarkington
(Related: Age, Moments, Old)

"Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Impression, Inspiration, Moments)

"There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Nature, Anxiety, Infinite, Leisure, Moments)

"My favorite moments in the show are when I stand by myself and sing."
- Justin Timberlake
(Related: Favorite, Moments)

"It made me alive to the fact that the most important thing sometimes is what isn't said - to prepare for moments of revelation that can be read entirely on actors' faces without dialogue."
- Robert Towne
(Related: Actors, Faces, Fact, Moments)

"The sexy moments for me, I wasn't thinking of them as sexy. I was thinking of them as more specific to my character. So it was necessary for my character's development in the movie, so that's how I played it."
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Related: Development, Character, Moments, Thinking)

"This moment exhibits infinite space, but there is a space also wherein all moments are infinitely exhibited, and the everlasting duration of infinite space is another region and room of joys."
- Thomas Traherne
(Related: Infinite, Moments, Space)

"There are some moments in life, some feelings; one can only point to them and pass by."
- Ivan Turgenev
(Related: Life, Feelings, Moments)

"There were moments when I really just thought, I don't need anything and I don't need anyone. I just want to go away and disappear."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Thought, Moments, Want)

"Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles."
- John Tyndall
(Related: Life, Existence, Moments)

"A lot of those little things that I really like doing are just moments of cool articulation, just little moments of phrasing that probably go over everybody's head."
- Steve Vai
(Related: Moments)

"I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get you're emotions going."
- Jim Valvano
(Related: Life, Thought, Day, Emotions, Laughter, Moments)

"Life is a succession of crises and moments when we have to rediscover who we are and what we really want."
- Jean Vanier
(Related: Life, Moments, Want)

"The three great moments of my life had to be the concerts of Ellington in 1938, Dizzy in '48, and Ella in '52."
- Boris Vian
(Related: Life, Moments)

"There's no life without humour. It can make the wonderful moments of life truly glorious, and it can make tragic moments bearable."
- Rufus Wainwright
(Related: Life, Moments)

"Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to sleep, the subject often reveals his truest self."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Moments, Relax, Self, Sleep)

"You have to grab moments when they happen. I like to improvise and ad lib."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Moments)

"It's curious how we act in moments of personal despair."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Act, Despair, Moments)

"'Press Your Luck' was probably the most exciting because of the unpredictability of the game and how I won on one of the three days on the very last spin against all odds. It was one of those great unpredictable game show moments."
- Randy West
(Related: Luck, Moments)

"We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing a song about going nowhere. So it worked out very well I think."
- Tina Weymouth
(Related: Moments, Sadness, Singing, Song)

"There are moments when a man's imagination, so easily subdued to what it lives in, suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the long windings of destiny."
- Edith Wharton
(Related: Imagination, Destiny, Man, Moments)

"One of the most surreal moments in this election was after the third debate, when I heard a talking head say, Al Gore won on substance, on the issues. But you have to give the victory to Bush because he seems presidential."
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Victory, Debate, Moments, Talking)

"I identify with this guy's frustration and inability to control his fury at moments. I even identify with the way that this guy covers up a lot with humour. So yeah, it's interesting."
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Control, Frustration, Moments)

"I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Anger, Faith, God, Moments, Protest, Reason)

"Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Quality, Deeds, Grace, Moments, Words)

"We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: Moments)

"Now and then, I had moments of greatness, but I never knew how to duplicate it consistently."
- Ian Williams
(Related: Greatness, Moments, Now)

"I opened the large central window of my office room to its full on the fine early May morning. Then I stood for a few moments, breathing in the soft, warm air that was charged with the scent of white lilacs below."
- Angus Wilson
(Related: May, Moments, Office)

"I think we're the only jokeless show on television. I mean really, we have no setups and no punch lines. It's not a joke show. There are funny lines and funny moments but again the comedy is born of the human experience and awkward pauses are a great part of what it is to be human."
- Rainn Wilson
(Related: Experience, Funny, Comedy, Moments, Television)

"There are moments to indulge and enjoy, but I always know when it's time to go home and wash my knickers."
- Kate Winslet
(Related: Home, Time, Moments)

"The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril."
- Xenophon
(Related: Leader, Being, Cause, Followers, Moments, Will)

"It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical: At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Thought, People, Thoughts, Gold, Moments, Right, Thinking, Word)

"Seeing our VH-1 Behind the Music shows just how dysfunctional some of the moments of the band were but this new line-up has put the fun back in dysfunction."
- James Young
(Related: Music, Fun, Moments)

"In history, the moments during which reason and reconciliation prevail are short and fleeting."
- Stefan Zweig
(Related: History, Moments, Reason)