Quotes by moment
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B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
Mack R. Douglas
The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-1970
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Sri Swami Sivananda
Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-1894
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
Huey P. Newton
African-American political activist and revolutionary 1942-1989
Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment.
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand - and melting like a snowflake.
English writer 1709-1784
Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
American comic actor 1895-1977
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend on reading it.Source: Life (9 geb. 1962), over Dawn Ginsbergh's Revenge van S.J. Perelman
American visionary artist, author and teacher
I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
English writer 1894-1963
Knowledge is an affair of symbols and is, all too often, a hindrance to wisdom, the uncovering of the self from moment to moment.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
P. D. James
English crime writer 1920-2014
No one has it who isn't capable of genuinely liking others, at least at the actual moment of meeting and speaking. Charm is always genuine; it may be superficial but it isn't false.