Being Brief Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 41 Quotes About Being Brief

#1. In brief, without being mindful of death, whatever Dharma practices you take up will be merely superficial. - Author: Milarepa
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#2. I think the greatest thing about being an actor is that you can become other people ... You have the opportunity to explore ... alternative ways of living for a brief time. - Author: Ian McDiarmid
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#3. Part of being an actor is almost self-hypnosis during those brief moments when the cameras are rolling. You want to actually believe you're Chris Gardner or Muhammad Ali. - Author: Will Smith
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#4. The kinds of mystical experiences that I have had definitely convinced me that I was able to get out of time. I have had experiences, or brief glimpses, of being able to see the future and then come back into time, and then go into extraordinary realms of the past. - Author: Fred Alan Wolf
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#5. Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever. - Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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#6. Giving a brief sermon, the Abbess once said, 'A hot furnace does not need to be heated. A loving heart does not need to be loved. Being loving is more important than being loved. - Author: Gil Fronsdal
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#7. You cannot deny that love lasts for only a brief moment, uniting two beings as a single being that is capable of only one thought, one sensation, one will. - Author: Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch
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#8. Majid gave me a brief dazzling golden stare and then half-lidded his eyes again. I know when my life is being threatened. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#9. Cameras began duplicating the world at that moment when the human landscape started to undergo a vertiginous rate of change: while an untold number of forms of biological and social life are being destroyed in a brief span of time, a device is available to record what is disappearing. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#10. God sees you not only as a mortal being on a small planet who lives for a brief season - He sees you as His child. He sees you as the being you are capable and designed to become. He wants you to know that you matter to Him. - Author: Dieter F. Uchtdorf
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#11. On Friday evening Martin and Mona went to the United Artists Theatre to see a film already being mentioned for the Academy award. It had three stars, ran a hundred and ten minutes, and bored them both to petrifaction. (In brief, the award was in the bag.)
The Case of the Seven of Calvary - Author: Anthony Boucher
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#12. The healthy being craves an occasional wildness, a jolt from normality, a sharpening of the edge of appetite, his own little festival of Saturnalia, a brief excursion from his way of life. - Author: Robert Morrison MacIver
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#13. One has only to set a loved human being against the fact that we are all in peril all the time to get back a sense of proportion. What does anything matter compared to the reality of love and its span, so brief at best, maintained against such odds? - Author: May Sarton
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#14. The essence of being human is that, in the brief moment we exist on this spinning planet, we can love some persons and some things, in spite of the fact that time and death will ultimately claim us all. - Author: Rollo May
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#15. For the sort of potential that a human being carries, it is a very brief life. - Author: Jaggi Vasudev
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#16. Be brief, for no talk can please when too long. Being prepared is half the victory. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes
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#17. To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired. - Author: George Santayana
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#18. Our life is like th' unstable wave, Our bloom of youth decays. Our joys are brief as lightning flash In summer's cloudy days, Our riches fleet as swift as thought; Faith in the One Supreme Alone will bear us o'er the gulfs Of Being's stormy stream. - Author: Bhartrhari
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#19. And that, he sometimes felt, was why he loved being high so much: not because it offered an escape from everyday life, as so many people thought, but because it made everyday life seem less everyday. For a brief period - briefer and briefer with each week - the world was splendid and unknown. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
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#20. The Futurists believed in the machine, in making a great big fuss, in being young. For a brief moment, they were arguably the most influential aesthetic provocateurs in the world. - Author: Jonathan Galassi
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#21. Once innocence
an all too-brief state of being, if such a one exists
encounters experience, it is transformed. If that transformation is understood, it becomes knowledge. And if that knowledge is employed, then it becomes wisdom. - Author: Ana Castillo
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#22. Stop drifting. You're not going to re-read your Brief Comments, your Deeds of the Ancient Greeks and Romans, the commonplace books you saved for your old age. Sprint for the finish. Write off your hopes, and if your well-being matters to you, be your own savior while you can. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#23. If you can't be smart or funny, be brief. - Author: J.A. Konrath
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#24. We are the poem, his poem says, that emerges from the unity of the body and the mind. That fragile unity
this brief parenthesis of being
is all we have. Celebrate it. - Author: Jonah Lehrer
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#25. Strange, how a moment of existence can cut so deeply into our being that while ages pass unnoticed, a brief love can structure and define the very topology of our consciousness ever after. - Author: Steven L. Peck
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#26. Being given it so easily seemed to devalue the years she had spent relishing her brief moments of solitude. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#27. My brief flash of relief and confidence melted away. Good thing it did, too. I'm sure the world would come to an end if I were allowed to feel a sense of relief and well-being for any length of time. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#28. No, no, because she's a mental adolescent, and being romantic,
she has a death wish.
So, for a brief moment of passion,she completely abandons all responsibilities. - Author: Woody Allen
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#29. Whatever we'd had together, however brief and wrong, it had made me believe that it was possible to connect with another human being. - Author: Vikki Wakefield
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#30. Use your development time to brief analysts and industry press. Use these influencers as your eyes and ears to let you know what else is being developed by competitors so that you can be the first to market, and don't make the mistake of launching an also-ran product. - Author: Jay Samit
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#31. Making music, being creative in some primal way, should be fun. Listening to it or playing it can and should take you out of yourself for some brief blissful moments. - Author: Simon Price
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#32. It gave me an extraordinary feeling, being on the receiving end of such a stare. It made me feel like I was more important than air to him for a brief, profound moment. - Author: R.K. Lilley
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#33. Can we simply address what it means to be human? What is available to us in this brief moment when the universe lifts up in the form of a human sentient body and being and we live out our seventy, eighty, or ninety years (if that) and then dissolve back into the undifferentiated ocean of potential? - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#34. When Adam Smith was being incomprehensible, he didn't have the luxury of brief, snappy technical terms as a shorthand for incoherence. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#35. But it happens, and I am thankful enough for that, for those fleeting, wakeful moments of beauty and truth. They are the real joy of being human, brief matches that flare in the dark. - Author: Roger Housden
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#36. Our breath is brief, and being so Let's make our heaven here below, And lavish kindness as we go. - Author: Robert W. Service
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#37. A writer should never be brief at the expense of being clear. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#38. Harriet! I've never met anyone called Harriet in real life. I had a brief fantasy about her being Harriet Vane, because she'd be about the right age for that, except that Harriet Vane would be addressed as Lady Peter, and anyway she's fictional. I can tell the difference, really I can. - Author: Jo Walton
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#39. A man who murders another shortens by a few brief years the life of a human being; but he who votes to increase the burden of debts upon the people of the United States assumes a graver responsibility. - Author: William Jennings Bryan
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#40. 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. - Author: Michael Johnson
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#41. I do miss sometimes being onstage, because when I do film and television, it's usually so brief and funny. - Author: John Michael Higgins
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