Magnificence Quotes

A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge.

Dr. Carl Sagan

Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused, and it is therefore become necessary to gain attention by magnificence of promises and by eloquence sometimes sublime and sometimes pathetic.

Samuel Johnson

The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.

Charles Caleb Colton

A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.

George Sand

It is a magnificent feeling to recognize the unity of complex phenomena which appear to be things quite apart from the direct visible truth.

Albert Einstein

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.

Le Corbusier

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

Henry Miller

To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that.

Carlos Castaneda

Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.

Richard M. Nixon

Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.

Edmund Burke

This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still...

Joseph Conrad

You will have an opportunity to appreciate the magnificence of Orthodox iconography.

Cornelia Merchant

Perfectly ordered disorder designed with a helter-skelter magnificence.

Emily Carr

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the Astonishing Light of your Own Being.

Hafiz

Be with your Self in the stillness. Do this often. Just be for a while, even for only a moment. It can change everything.

Neale Donald Walsch

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.

Rumi

You can scarcely imagine the beauty and magnificence of the buildings we burnt.

James Bruce Elgin

The winners in life treat their body as if it were a magnificent spacecraft that gives them the finest transportation and endurance for their lives.

Denis Waitley

Fact is Our Lord knew all about the power of money: He gave capitalism a tiny niche in His scheme of things, He gave it a chance, He even provided a first installment of funds. Can you beat that? It's so magnificent. God despises nothing. After all, if the deal had come off, Judas would probably have endowed sanatoriums, hospitals, public libraries or laboratories.

Georges Bernanos

By its very looseness, by its way of evoking rather than defining, suggesting rather than saying, English is a magnificent vehicle for emotional poetry.

Max Beerbohm

So there he is at last. Man on the moon. The poor magnificent bungler! He can't even get to the office without undergoing the agonies of the damned, but give him a little metal, a few chemicals, some wire and twenty or thirty billion dollars and, vroom!

Russell Baker

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Updated On : March 28, 2011
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