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Motivational Dim Quotes

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Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Wisdom

The day has gone by into the dim vista of the past
when idleness was considered a virtue in woman.
- Caroline A. Huling

If you live for pleasure, your ability to enjoy it
may pass away and your senses grow dim.
- Matthew Simpson

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho


 

It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
- Antoine Rivarol

The future is an opaque mirror.
Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the
dim outlines of an old and worried face.
- Jim Bishop

Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine


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In the dim background of mind we know what we ought
to be doing but somehow we cannot start.
- William James

His eyes so dim, so wasted each limb,
that, heedless of grammar, they all cried,
that's him!
- Richard Harris Barham

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden,
a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it.
You and you alone make me feel that I am alive.
Other men it is said have seen angels,
but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
- George Edward Moore

The problem is, we elected a manager and we need a leader.
Let's face it: Bush is just dim.
- George Clooney

Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension
of notions too general for its existing language.
- Alfred North Whitehead

It was still quite light out of doors,
but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim,
uncertain glow, the room was full of deep shadows.
- Kate Chopin

Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in a light
so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it.
- Maurice Chevalier

Planets are too dim to be detected with existing equipment,
far away, except in these very special circumstances
where they're seen by their gravitational effect.
- Murray Gell-Mann

It's better to burn brightly for half as long than
to be a dim lingering light.
- Roland Gift

All round the room my silent servants wait,
My friends in every season, bright and dim.
- Barry Cornwall

The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim,
for human existence is perpetually being forgotten
by man and thus the novelists discoveries,
however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
- Milan Kundera

It's easier to play a dim character,
for me,
because I have a natural bent for comedy.
It's not intrinsic for me to be crafty,
so I would have to go outside for a source of origin.
I think of myself as pretty dim.
- Stephen Root

Heavy pillars, carved from the rock,
bear the roof.
Slowly, one's eyes become accustomed to the dim light;
then they can make out marvelous representations from
Indian mythology carved on the walls.
- Rudolf Otto

Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall,
nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall,
nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain,
is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless,
unfeeling world.
- Roger Waters

And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim,
like lamps in noisome air love them for what they are;
nor love them less,
because to thee they are not what they were.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age,
and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth,
Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter,
and the crush of worlds.
- Joseph Addison

Never the less, it is no light thing to enter into
a profession absolutely foreign and alien to the people
among which one's lot is cast;
a profession which seems as dim and faraway and unreal as the shores of Europe.
- Robert E. Howard

There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect;
it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim
corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations
which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.
- Norman Douglas

A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.
- Yogi Berra

But remember, guitar players are a dime a dozen.
- Krist Novoselic

Look at all the Misfits products that came out.
We never made a dime off it.
- Jerry Only

It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth,
but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its
ruthless ambitions and moral decay,
can learn on my dime.
- Lee Atwater

I am supposed to owe the government something like $100 million.
I couldn't squeeze out a dime.
- Dennis Kozlowski

Heartthrobs are a dime a dozen.
- Brad Pitt

New ideas in technology are literally a dime-a-dozen,
or cheaper than that.
- Dean Kamen

Good ideas are a dime a dozen, bad ones are free.
- Douglas Horton

The city has to do what any citizen or family does,
when you have a dream.
You tighten your belt.
You sacrifice some luxuries.
Above all, you don't waste a dime.
- Laura Miller

We've seen more reform in the last year than we've seen in decades,
and we haven't spent a dime yet.
It's staggering how the Recovery Act is driving change.
- Arne Duncan

I don't believe what the papers are saying They're
just out to capture my dime,
Exaggerating this, exaggerating that.
- Paul Simon

You will not see any of your taxes increase one single dime.
- Barack Obama

Pressure is playing for ten dollars when you don't
have a dime in your pocket.
- Lee Trevino

Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime.
How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!
- Phyllis McGinley

Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen.
The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.
- Vince Lombardi

Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that
are gonna be part of my team and collaborative.
- Joe Pantoliano

The next thing I wrote was in a writing class at night school.
It was about a poor woman who worked at a dime store
and who was all alone for Christmas in Laurel,
Mississippi.
- Beth Henley

All of these reissues were not authorized by me,
I do not endorse them, the live album was put out without my permission,
and I've not seen a dime at this point,
either.
- Jello Biafra

I guess I've always lived the glamorous life of a star.
It 's nothing new - I used to spend down to the last dime.
- Freddie Mercury

I've saved every dime I've made in my life.
- Chely Wright

You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world,
but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
- George Herman

In the dime stores and bus stations,
people talk of situations,
read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.
- Bob Dylan

If I didn't believe in what I'm doing,
I'd rather go to work in a dime store.
- Natalie Wood

I don't take a dime of their [lobbyist] money,
and when I am president, they won't find a job in my White House.
- Barack Obama

I think I coulda landed on a dime.
I really do.
- Evel Knievel

There were many times my pants were so thin I could
sit on a dime and tell if it was heads or tails.
- Jonathan Swift

As far as I can remember, every dime I ever had went
to something extravagant.
I would rather spend more, buy fewer items and have them forever.
- Rachel Zoe

Ladies be seated, a laugh doesn't cost you a dime.
- Johnny Olson

I don't have a dime left.
I am dependent on my friends for food and a small old-age pension.
- Bela Lugosi

What's so touching is the way we fight the war right
until the moment our business is taken care of and
then we turn on a dime and we immediately start taking care of people.
It's like a shock and aw shucks campaign.
- Dennis Miller

And I think being a good director is being able to
be completely tyrannical and you?ve got to be an absolute
dictator while at the same time,
you have to listen and see everything because it can all change on a dime.
- Bob Balaban

My father was a carpenter, a very good carpenter.
He also worked for the Jones boys.
They were not family members, we weren't related at all.
They started the policy racket in Chicago,
and they had the five and dime store.
- Quincy Jones

I think one of the successes of Gladiator is how we
manage to turn on a dime the character from one thing
to another where you believe he is one thing and he
is something very different.
- Ridley Scott

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world,
but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
- Babe Ruth

From Kelsey, I have learned among many other things
the value of turning on a dime and how you can have
an extremely funny and extremely poignant moment with
absolutely no separation in between...
and sometimes in the same moment.
- David Hyde Pierce

I worked with the March of Dimes to enact legislation
for a national birth defects prevention program to provide surveillance,
research and preventive services aimed at reducing
the rate of birth defects.
- Solomon Ortiz

Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

I care not how worldly you may be: there are times
when all distinctions seem like dust,
and when at the graves of the great you dream of a coming country,
where your proudest hopes shall be dimmed forever.
- Donald G. Mitchell

If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences,
one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves,
because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state,
and all men of our time are in such a state.
- Leo Tolstoy

Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance,
but to do what lies clearly at hand.
- Thomas Carlyle

Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance,
but to do what lies clearly at hand.
- J. W. Eagan

My table is now brightly, now dimly lighted.
Its temperature varies.
It may receive an ink stain.
One of its legs may be broken.
It may be repaired, polished, and replaced part by part.
But, for me, it remains the table at which I daily write.
- Ernst Mach

FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that,
without prejudice to existing institutions,
the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage
for purposes affecting the general good.
- Felix Adler

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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