Intensity Quotes

It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the...

It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the desire to participate in a moment when life breaks through to some higher level of intensity so that one's own life might take fire from that sudden spurted flame. ...Maya Deren
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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"No one can hate you with mo...

"No one can hate you with more intensity than someone who used to love you." β€”Rick Riordan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 27
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β€œWith every increase in the degree of consciousness, and in pro...

β€œWith every increase in the degree of consciousness, and in proportion to that increase, the intensity of despair increases: the more consciousness the more intense the despair.” β€”SΓΈren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 26
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"The colour or intensity of a smo...

"The colour or intensity of a smoke doesn’t determine the type of fire that forms the smoke." - Agbor Jenet
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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"Eventually I confess to a friend some details about my weeping - its intensity, its freq...

"Eventually I confess to a friend some details about my weeping - its intensity, its frequency. She says (kindly) that she thinks we sometimes weep in front of a mirror not to inflame self-pity, but because we want to feel witnessed in our despair." β€” Maggie Nelson, β€˜Bluets’
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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No one can hate you with mo...

No one can hate you with more intensity than someone who used to love you. - Rick Riordan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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β€œThe value of things is not the time they last, but th...

β€œThe value of things is not the time they last, but the intensity with which they occur. That is why there are unforgettable moments and unique people!” ― Fernando Pessoa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 19
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"Fame can come easily and overnight, but excellence...

"Fame can come easily and overnight, but excellence is almost always accompanied by a crushing workload, pursued with single-minded intensity." - Charles Murray
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 03
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There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involv...

There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve. – William S. Burroughs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 01
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"To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foo...

"To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt." - Mikhail Bakunin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 11
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"Perhaps, the problem it's not the in...

"Perhaps, the problem it's not the intensity of your love, but the quality of the people you are loving." Warsan Shire
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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"Martyrdom has always been a proof ...

"Martyrdom has always been a proof of the intensity, never of the correctness, of a belief." – Arthur Schnitzler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 30
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"When you accept the fact that - like it or not - you'll lose everything, a strang...

"When you accept the fact that - like it or not - you'll lose everything, a strange ecstasy shows up at your door. Being ready to die at any moment gives greater intensity and beauty to all your actions… without fear, I am liberated." - Daniele Bolelli
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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"Perhaps the problem is not the intensi...

"Perhaps the problem is not the intensity of your love, but rather the quality of people that you are loving." -Warsan Shire
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 09
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β€œThere is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involv...

β€œThere is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve.” - William S. Burroughs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 23
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Jack alain-Leger: β€œThe distance between Islam and Islamism is not so b...

Jack alain-Leger: β€œThe distance between Islam and Islamism is not so big, the difference between the two entities is not a difference in nature but intensity. Islamism is Islam at another level, its murderous variant.”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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Growth in consciousness doesn't depend on the will of the...

Growth in consciousness doesn't depend on the will of the intellect or its possibilities but on the intensity of the inner urge. - Ancient Egyptian proverb found in a Luxor temple
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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"Happiness is not a matter of i...

"Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony." - Thomas Merton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 05
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Truth is unaffected by the number o...

Truth is unaffected by the number of people who say it or the intensity of the people who say it - Tarun Baliga
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 06
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"Life is like an ocean. you have t...

"Life is like an ocean. you have to fucking drown in it...to feel its intensity." - George Jung (Blow movie)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 03
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"The best lack all conviction, whi...

"The best lack all conviction, while the worst / Are full of passionate intensity..." - Yeats, "Second Coming"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 04
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