Glimpse Quotes by Paul Conneally, Tariq Ali, Victor Hugo, Thomas McGuane, Eckhart Tolle, Mahatma Gandhi and many others.
It is quiet here and restful and the air is delicious. There are gardens everywhere and police spies lie in the bushes. There are nightingales in every garden, but police spies only in mine, I think. They sit under my windows in the darkness of the night and try to get a glimpse of how I spread sedition in Russia.
I thought both she [Gypsy Rose Lee] and her story would be ill-served by a conventional, birth-to-death narrative, and so I structured the book like one of her stripteases: revealing a peek of shoulder, then a glimpse of knee, pulling back a bit before you go a bit further, until all is revealed at the end.
A twinge of conscience is a glimpse of God.
Like glimpses of forgotten dreams.
Many of us have caught a glimpse of our life’s greatness – a grander vision that calls us to release our false ‘security‘ and re-engage life. We begin to see life as a heart-beating, truth-telling, sweat-pouring, straight-from-the-gut adventure that makes us, and everyone around us, feel fully alive.
Love isnвЂ™t only love, sweetheart. ItвЂ™s hard work, and trust, and tears, with even a few glimpses of devastation. But at the end of each day, if you can still look at the person at your side and canвЂ™t imagine anyone else youвЂ™d rather have there, the pain and heartache and the ups and downs of love are worth it.
Any glimpse into the life of an animal quickens our own and makes it so much the larger and better in every way.” … “Surely a better time must be drawing nigh when godlike human beings will become truly humane, and learn to put their animal fellow mortals in their hearts instead of on their backs or in their dinners.
Young children give us glimpses of some things that are eternal.
Every true friend is a glimpse of God.
Any glimpse into the life of an animal quickens our own and makes it so much the larger and better in every way.
On the ‘Jersey Shore,’ people got a glimpse through a keyhole of who I really am. But the world really started to see me on ‘Dancing With the Stars.’ I am not the best dancer. That was never my strong point. But I wanted to let people know, hey, this kid is risking a lot just to know a different side of him.
ThereвЂ™s just something unsettling about studying your reflection. ItвЂ™s not a matter of being dissatisfied with your face or of being embarrassed by your vanity. Maybe itвЂ™s that when you gaze into your own eyes, you donвЂ™t see what you wish to seeвЂ”or glimpse something that you wish werenвЂ™t there.
All great art allows us this: a glimpse across the limits of our self.
Every pure thought is a glimpse of God.
The garden [of Eden] is the realm of pure beauty from which man is expelled when he becomes interested in ethics, in the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil. The return into paradise, the homecoming, depends on him penetrating the veils of morality to glimpse again the lineaments of lost beauty.
It felt like I’d been living underground, and for a moment, I’d been given this glimpse of the sky. Once you’ve seen that, how can you go back where you came from?
As a piece of travel literature alone, ‘The Ends of the Earth‘ succeeds in providing a tangible sense of the sweaty, smelly reality of many exotic points on the map, with glimpses of their cruelty but also, occasionally, of beauty and human kindness. As a piece of analysis, it is deeply thought-provoking.
The artist sees what others only catch a glimpse of.
Content is a glimpse.
A glimpse at my night stand gives the mostly true impression that I am a book hoarder.
Love is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Time is not a linear flow, as we think it is, into past, present, and future. Time is an indivisible whole, a great pool in which all events are eternally embodied and still have their meaningful flash of supernormal or extra – sensory perception, and glimpse of something that happened long ago in our linear time.