Moment Quotes

Self-denial is painful for a moment, but very agreeable in the end.

Jane Taylor

What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself.

Anna Jameson

Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.


Who can be wise, amazed, temperate and furious, Loyal and neutral, in a moment? No man.

William Shakespeare

Secrecy involves a tension which, at the moment of revelation, finds its release.

Georg Simmel

Our time on this earth is sacred, and we should celebrate every moment.

Paulo Coelho

Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time. At any given moment the floor may open up. Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring.

Edward Gorey

Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.

Samuel Johnson

If I can delay that [pain] for a moment and bring a little joy. . . and help them to see things a little differently, then I'll be successful.

Bobby Mcferrin

Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.

Titus Maccius Plautus

Let him who desires to see others happy, make haste to give while his gift can be enjoyed, and remember that every moment of delay takes away something from the value of his benefaction.

Samuel Johnson

The Democratic Party silence on Iraq is another moment of a voice lost. Faced with votes in favor of the war, the silence is deafening in Washington and the frustration is growing larger among voters. It's time for us to ask the question: What is the exit strategy?

Andy Stern

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.

Mohandas Gandhi

The civilized man has a moral obligation to be skeptical... Any man who for one moment abandons or suspends the questioning spirit has for that moment betrayed humanity.

Bergen Evans

For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.

Rachel Carson

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