Movement Quotes

“The body benefits from mov...

“The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.” Sakyong Mipham
📅︎ Feb 05
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"Never confuse m...

"Never confuse movement with action." — Ernest Hemingway
📅︎ Jan 01
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“Every great cause begins as a movement,...

“Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” —Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)
📅︎ Jan 17
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“Dynastic wealth, the enemy of a meritocracy, is on the rise. Equality of o...

“Dynastic wealth, the enemy of a meritocracy, is on the rise. Equality of opportunity has been on the decline. A progressive and meaningful estate tax is needed to curb the movement of a democracy toward plutocracy.” -Warren Buffett
📅︎ Nov 11
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I want movement, not a calm course of existence. I want excitement and d...

I want movement, not a calm course of existence. I want excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love. I feel in myself a superabundance of energy which finds no outlet in our quiet life. -Leo Tolstoy
📅︎ Jul 07
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Without a revolutionary th...

Without a revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement. -Vladimir Lenin
📅︎ Sep 29
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"The conservation movement is a breeding ground of Communists and ot...

"The conservation movement is a breeding ground of Communists and other subversives. We intend to clean them out, even if it means rounding up every bird watcher in the country." ---Attorney General John Mitchell
📅︎ Jul 15
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"When we know that to take care of one life we have to take care of all life—and that life includ...

"When we know that to take care of one life we have to take care of all life—and that life includes what we say, how we act, what we do, and what we honor—that is the beginning of the sacred embodiment that leads to true civilization." —Paul Hawken Interview by Clark Strand, "Movement with No Name"
📅︎ May 22
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“Thought can never capture t...

“Thought can never capture the movement of life, it is much too slow.” - U.G. Krishnamurti
📅︎ Jun 18
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"We think that a powerful and vigorous movement ...

"We think that a powerful and vigorous movement is impossible without differences - "true conformity" is possible only in the cemetery." --Joseph Stalin
📅︎ May 27
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Do not confuse movement with pro...

Do not confuse movement with progress. You can run in place all day and get nowhere. - Denzel Washington
📅︎ Feb 04
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“Lack of activity destroys the good condition o...

“Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.” – Plato
📅︎ Jan 06
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Nothing unnerves people than silence,especially people whose mundane lives are threatene...

Nothing unnerves people than silence,especially people whose mundane lives are threatened.Every creak in the building, every sudden movement by a stranger, every loud noise gets reflected and amplified until every moment becomes tainted with fear and anguish. ~~My friend.
📅︎ Jan 31
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“Every great cause begins as a movement, ...

“Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” -- Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)
📅︎ Oct 16
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"To every age its art. T...

"To every age its art. To every art its freedom." Vienna Secession Art Movement
📅︎ Sep 23
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"Light in Nature cre...

"Light in Nature creates the movement of colors." — Robert Delaunay
📅︎ Sep 19
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“When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their...

“When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their way. Their movements become headlong faster and faster and faster. They put aside all thoughts of obstacles and forget the precipice does not show itself to the man in a blind rush until it's too late”
📅︎ Aug 08
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"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office th...

"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office that absolutely no one else can fill. The simplest gesture, the ephemeral movement, the commonest object all become precious beyond words when touched, noticed, lived by one's own dear child." Mike Mason.
📅︎ Jul 19
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"In the midst of movement...

"In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness insode of you" -Deepak Chopra
📅︎ Jun 28
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"Growth is an erratic forward movement: two ...

"Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself." - Julia Cameron
📅︎ Feb 23
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"It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly ...

"It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is the rust upon the blade. It is not the movement that destroys the machinery but the friction."- Henry Ward Beecher
📅︎ Jun 10
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"Music is the movement of s...

"Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue", Plato
📅︎ Jul 09
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"In an age of speed, nothing could be more invigorating than going slow. In an ...

"In an age of speed, nothing could be more invigorating than going slow. In an age of distraction, nothing can feel more luxurious than paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is more urgent than sitting still." – Pico Iyer
📅︎ Jul 24
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"Every time a man is begotten and born, the clock of human life is wound up anew to r...

"Every time a man is begotten and born, the clock of human life is wound up anew to repeat once more its same old tune that has already been played innumerable times, movement by movement and measure by measure, with insignificant variations."-Arthur Schopenhauer
📅︎ Jul 11
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“She might be a little introverted, livelier of movement than of conversation, neithe...

“She might be a little introverted, livelier of movement than of conversation, neither bashful nor forward, with a soul that seemed submerged, but in a radiant moistness. Opalescent on the surface but translucent in her depths…” ― Vladimir Nabokov, The Enchanter
📅︎ Dec 07
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For the propaganda of totalitarian movements which precede and accompany totalitarian reg...

For the propaganda of totalitarian movements which precede and accompany totalitarian regimes is invariably as frank as it is mendacious, and would-be totalitarian rulers usually start their careers by boasting of their past crimes and carefully outlining their future ones.
📅︎ Feb 13
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"There's a cost to this moveme...

"There's a cost to this movement, and the cost is, 'how much do I value my blood?" -- Tarn Adams
📅︎ Mar 17
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“Sounds of life and movement, people getting ready and people giving u...

“Sounds of life and movement, people getting ready and people giving up, the sound of hope and the sound of hanging on, and behind them all, the quiet, deadly ticking of a thousand hungry clocks...” Hunter S. Thompson
📅︎ May 09
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Every great cause begins as a moveme...

Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket. - Eric Hoffer
📅︎ Nov 21
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"When there is a mixture in the ...

"When there is a mixture in the motives there will be no momentum in the movement!" -Andrew Richardson
📅︎ Sep 11
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"All it takes is one person… and a...

"All it takes is one person… and another… and another… and another… to start a movement" - Abraham J. Heschel
📅︎ Mar 02
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When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their ...

When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their way. Their movements become headlong, faster and faster and faster. They put aside all thoughts of obstacles and forget the precipice does not show itself to the man in a blind rush until it's too late.
📅︎ Feb 13
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“The movement of life ...

“The movement of life has to rest in its own music.” ―Rabindranath Tagore
📅︎ Jan 07
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"Many solutions were suggested for this problem [unhappiness], but most of these ...

"Many solutions were suggested for this problem [unhappiness], but most of these were largely concerned with the movements of small green pieces of paper, which was odd because on the whole it wasn't the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy."
📅︎ Jan 11
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"To achieve victory we must mass our forces...

"To achieve victory we must mass our forces at the hub of all power and movement, the enemy's centre of gravity." - Carl von Clausewitz
📅︎ Oct 17
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“The greatest enemy of the movement...

“The greatest enemy of the movement of Jesus Christ is Christianity” -Erwin McManus (Pastor of the church Mosaic)
📅︎ Jul 29
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"The spark of life is not gain. Nor is it luxury. The spark of life is mov...

"The spark of life is not gain. Nor is it luxury. The spark of life is movement, color, love. And furthermore, if you really want to enjoy life, you must work quietly and humbly to realize your delusions of grandeur." Mark Helprin
📅︎ Feb 16
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"Fear not the movement of the heavens above or the earth below, for change is what we ar...

"Fear not the movement of the heavens above or the earth below, for change is what we are, my child. Righteous are those who look up and sway with the wind, who look down and dance with the shifting of the soil, and who swim with the movement of the tides" -Maynard Keenan
📅︎ Nov 17
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Unlike puppets we have the possibility of stopp...

Unlike puppets we have the possibility of stopping in our movements, looking up and perceiving the machinery by which we have been moved. --P. Berger
📅︎ Feb 15
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