Ordinary Moments Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 56 famous quotes and sayings about ordinary moments to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 56 Quotes About Ordinary Moments

#1. Our lives are stories built of small moments. Ordinary experiences. It is too easy to forget that our days are adding up to something astonishing. We do not often stop to notice the signs and wonders. The writing on the wall. - Author: Christie Purifoy
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#2. Nothing distinguishes memories from ordinary moments. Only later do they make themselves known, from their scars. - Chris Marker - Author: Zeina Abirached
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#3. We are not made for brilliant moments, but we have to walk in the light of them in ordinary ways. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#4. The true moments of one's life were sadder for the fact that they must always be synchronized with the ordinary: with rail timetables, with breaks in traffic. - Author: Chris Cleave
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#5. Bliss and joy come in moments of living our highest truth
moments when what we do is consistent with our archetypal depths. It's when we are most authentic and trusting, and feel that whatever we are doing, which can be quite ordinary, is nonetheless sacred. - Author: Jean Shinoda Bolen
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#6. What is particularly intriguing, in fact, is that whereas many peoples tend to locate this experience (of the sacred) in certain unusual, if not 'supernatural' moments and circumstances ... the Oriental focus is upon mystery in the most obvious, ordinary, mundane-the most natural-situations of life. - Author: Conrad Hyers
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#7. The people who matter in our lives stay with us, haunting our most ordinary moments. - Author: Christina Baker Kline
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#8. It must be those brief moments when nothing has happened - nor is going to. Tiny moments, like islands in the ocean beyond the grey continent of our ordinary days. There, sometimes, you meet your own heart like someone you've never known. - Author: Hans Borli
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#9. Ordinary points of bravery, the synchronistic moments we all engage in, and the transformative power of minding our voices, forgiving, trusting, and learning to love ourselves and our lives, while we wait. - Author: Andrea T. Goeglein
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#10. The test of a man's religious life and character is not what he does in the exceptional moments of life, but what he does in the ordinary times, when there is nothing tremendous or exciting on. The worth of a man is revealed in his attitude to ordinary things when he is not before the footlights. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#11. People who matter in our lives stay with us, haunting our most ordinary moments. They're with us in the grocery store, as we turn a corner, chat with a friend. They rise up through the pavement; we absorb them through our soles. - Author: Christina Baker Kline
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#12. It is a known fact that the most extraordinary moments in a girl's life come disguised as ordinary days. - Author: Natalie Lloyd
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#13. My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother's voice and smile. - Author: Jennifer Garner
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#14. There were moments ... when it seemed that all one could be asked was just to keep the ashtrays clean, the bed made, the wastebaskets emptied, as if one never got to the real things because of the constant exhausting battle to keep ordinary life from falling apart. - Author: May Sarton
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#15. Natalie Bakopoulos has that rare gift, the ability to imagine a traumatic historical event in the form of individual lives and ordinary details. The Green Shore is compelling, personal, and full of quietly real moments, - Author: Elizabeth Kostova
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#16. Courage is the moment when an ordinary being becomes an extraordinary being. - Author: Brian Jacques
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#17. When you can learn to go along for the ride, ordinary moments become compelling. - Author: David Cain
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#18. Everything has two aspects; the current aspect, which we see nearly always and which ordinary men see, and the ghostly and metaphysical aspect, which only rare individuals may see in moments of clairvoyance and metaphysical abstraction. - Author: Giorgio De Chirico
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#19. Falling in love is a series of moments in which the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Those moments are not continuous, but the sense of union with another person is just about the best thing there is. - Author: Caroline Kennedy
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#20. Extraordinary change can happen in your life, but it will take extraordinary people, extraordinary courage and extraordinary faith to believe that this won't be a repeat of your past. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#21. There have been many articles about the top regrets that people have when they're dying. They are always, "I missed the ordinary moments." We miss those ordinary moments, and yet, that's what we're trying to distract ourselves from at the same time. - Author: Geneen Roth
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#22. Never stop hoping for all of the righteous desires of your heart. But don't close your eyes and hearts to the simple and elegant beauties of each day's ordinary moments that make up a rich, well-lived life - Author: Dieter F. Uchtdorf
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#23. Vivian has come back to the idea that the people who matter in our lives stay with us, haunting our most ordinary moments. They're with us in the grocery store, as we turn a corner, chat with a friend. They rise up through the pavement; we absorb them through our soles. Vivian - Author: Christina Baker Kline
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#24. Pain and betrayal and then nothingness. That's the death and she's almost welcoming it. - Author: M.C. Frank
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#25. There are no ordinary moments. - Author: Dan Millman
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#26. Nothing sorts out memories from ordinary moments. It is only later that they claim remembrance, when they show their scars. - Author: Chris Marker
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#27. In language that's lyrical and haunting, Cheryl Strayed writes about bliss and loss, about the kind of grace that startles and transforms us in ordinary moments. - Author: Ursula Hegi
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#28. Well, that's what life is - this collection of extraordinarily ordinary moments. We just need to pay attention to them all. Wake up and pay attention to how beautiful it all is. - Author: Alexander Payne
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#29. At its finest moments climbing allows me to step out of ordinary existence into something extraordinary, stripping me of my sense of self-importance. - Author: Doug Scott
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#30. Stories are the rich, unseen underlayer of the most ordinary moments. - Author: Mary Gaitskill
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#31. Monks committed all the same sins that ordinary people did. He had just been shocked by the woman's shamelessness. The sight of her nakedness remained with him, the way the hot heart of a candle flame, stared at for a few moments, would burn on behind closed eyelids. - Author: Ken Follett
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#32. That's the point. People look for greatness only in the extraordinary and completely overlook the wonder of the ordinary. That's why those moments are all forgotten, counted as nothing. It's a terrible loss. - Author: Ann Tatlock
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#33. Time stands still best in moments that look suspiciously like ordinary life. - Author: Brian Andreas
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#34. All the bravery that lines our lives, in the ordinary moments adds up to an extraordinary, successful life. - Author: Andrea T. Goeglein
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#35. Memories are simply moments that refuse to be ordinary - Author: Diane Keaton
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#36. Joy comes to us in moments - ordinary moments. We risk missing out on joy when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary. Scarcity culture may keep us afraid of living small, ordinary lives, but when you talk to people who have survived great losses, it is clear that joy is not a constant. - Author: Brene Brown
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#37. A good life happens when you stop and are grateful for the ordinary moments that so many of us just steamroll over to try to find those extraordinary moments. - Author: Brene Brown
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#38. It's about recognizing that the great movements and moments in history laid on the backs of ordinary people who simply chose to do extraordinary things. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#39. We are not made for the mountains, for sunrises, or for the other beautiful attractions in life - those are simply intended to be moments of inspiration. We are made for the valley and the ordinary things of life and that is where we have to prove our stamina and strength. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#40. God can use the ordinary moments in your life to glorify himself by conforming you into the image of his Son. That is precisely what he intends to do. - Author: Gloria Furman
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#41. We look at each other, at random and totally ordinary moments, and just say the words "happy days"! And by doing that we constantly remind ourselves that any average day with each other is plainly happy. - Author: Andreas Souvaliotis
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#42. We spend so little time in the present moment that it's anything but ordinary. - Author: Andy Puddicombe
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#43. After all, life was not made up of moments of exaltation, but of quite ordinary, everyday things - Author: Georgette Heyer
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#44. The opportunity for greater courage comes in the most ordinary of moments. - Author: Mary Anne Radmacher
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#45. You have ordinary moments and ordinary moments and more ordinary moments, and then, suddenly, there is something monumental right there. You have past and future colliding in the present, your own personal Big Bang, and nothing will ever be the same. - Author: Deb Caletti
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#46. Still I would die tomorrow knowing I spend a handful of breathless moments with you than live a lifetime of ordinary breathing. - Author: N.R. Hart
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#47. I asked a lot of friends and people I'd meet, "Can you tell me a story of a micro-aggression that happened to you in a place you didn't expect it to happen?" I wasn't interested in scandal, or outrageous moments. I was interested in the surprise of the intimate, or the surprise of the ordinary. - Author: Claudia Rankine
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#48. God created every one of us to be successful. Before the foundation of the world, He laid out an exact plan for our lives. And in this plan He has moments of favor that will come across our path. These moments are not ordinary. They are destiny-altering moments. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#49. It was extraordinary how tumultuous historical moments could be replayed right here in this ordinary little moment as she drove down the Pacific Highway - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#50. For them, it was nothing but an ordinary day on an ordinary day on an ordinary weekend, but for her, there was something revelatory about the notion that wonderful moments like these existed. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#51. I couldn't remember ordinary moments, only the ones that had made an impression. Ordinary moments were the ones that fell away first. - Author: David Levithan
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#52. deliberately look for God in the ordinary moments of everyday life. - Author: John Ortberg
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#53. For there are no ordinary moments.
There are only precious feelings and memories we piece together one by one. We call it a lifetime.
~~ Riley Rosemont, from "Roses in Winter" by Leslie D. Stuart - Author: Leslie D. Stuart
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#54. The ordinary is ultimately what moves us most deeply. It's what touches us, and it's what we most recognize, in great moments of art. - Author: Lorraine Toussaint
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#55. Summer weather, like being in love,is a philosopher's stone which turns our ordinary days to gold. But not the whole day ... For it is never the whole day, never all our life which is transformed in any happiness, but only the exquisite moments. - Author: Nan Fairbrother
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#56. If you're at the sink washing the cup, wash the cup. Don't worry about everything else ... We forget to appreciate the simplest moments of the day, the sublime in the ordinary. - Author: Julia Roberts
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