One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.— Salvador Dali
Most Powerful Christening quotations
A wee bit of heaven drifted down from above, a handful of happiness, a heart full of love.
Prepare ye the way of the Lord.
My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening.
What we do every St. Patty's day, which is wear green and drink a lot of Guinness. And maybe cry a little bit and laugh, and everyone will have to sing a song. That's how every funeral, christening, and wedding ends up in Ireland. Everyone ends up having to sing a song by the end of it.
Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep.
If I had influence with the good fairy.
.. I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.
How I wish the mass media had christened me Joe instead of Joey.
I hate Joey, not going to lie. Nobody I respect calls me it.
I definitely want Brooklyn to be christened, but I don't know into what religion yet.
And the more pity that great folk should have count'nance in this world to drown or hang themselves more than their even-Christen.
Spring. March fans it, April christens it, and May puts on its jacket and trousers.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
The very day I purchased it, I christened my guitar as my monophonic symphony, six string orchestra.
Like a christening, a wedding, a graduation ceremony, a holy war, a revolutioneven?a fireworksdisplay, agaudy promise of what life ought to be, not life itself.
I am terminally sentimental about graduations.
They are more individual than weddings, more conscious than christenings, or bar mitzvahs or bat mitzvahs. They are almost as much a step into the unknown as funerals-though I assure you, there is life after graduation.
Everything ends this way in France — everything.
Weddings, christenings, duels, burials, swindlings, diplomatic affairs — everything is a pretext for a good dinner.
Rachel delivered it like an official pronouncement.
Like she was one of the fairies gifting Sleeping Beauty's christening: Beauty. Intelligence. Heterosexual.
All world was one, one windy nothing, My world was christened in a stream of milk.
JAQUES: Rosalind is your love's name? ORLANDO: Yes, just.
JAQUES: I do not like her name. ORLANDO: There was no thought of pleasing you when she was christened.
They were really getting quite fond of their strange pet and hoped that Aslan would allow them to keep it. The cleverer ones were quite sure by now that at least some of the noises which came out of his mouth had a meaning. They christened him Brandy because he made that noise so often.
I shall christen this style the Mandarin, since it is beloved by literary pundits. It is the style of all the writers whose tendency is to make their language convey more than they mean to and more than they feel. It is the style of most artists and all humbug.
I see nothing for you on this earth but that field which I once christened 'Briars;' go out upon that, build yourself a hut, and there begin the grand process of devouring yourself alive. I see no alternative, no other hope for you.
We want to christen every city that Kris has played in during his professional career.
I was christened Edward. My sister gave me the name Bear when I was a week old and it has stuck.
My father was Catholic, my mother was Protestant, and because of that I got Christened in both churches, so I've got all these names... but my Dad always called me Mick.
I was christened the "British Bulldog" by friends and colleagues who said I not only looked like a bulldog but fought like one. I was more of a fighter than a boxer. The "Blackpool Rock" originated from the fact that previous to becoming a fighter I was employed in the Blackpool Rock Factory, rock being a form of what Americans call candy.
My real name isn't Gavin. I was given Gavin Friday by my friends. I'm christened Fionan Hanvey, which is Gaelic and there is no actual English translation. I hated it as a kid but as I grew up I sort of went, "Now I like it."
When we get christened or married or die, we drift naturally in the direction of the church. And in moments of crisis, when our spiritual Tom-Tom is no longer telling us what to do, we find ourselves scrabbling at the vicarage door.
I would like to have Brooklyn christened but I'm not sure which religion yet.
Success doesn't come overnight and there's certain things you can't do.
I've missed so many weddings, christenings and birthdays, but I know all my family are there behind me, wanting me to do really well and it was worth the sacrifice.
I was brought up Methodist, christened as a little baby and went to church every Sunday.
The matter of making christening robes for caterpillars, it is not a difficult one; the difficulty is to get a frisky caterpillar to keep still while one is putting on his christening robe. And then it is a problem to keep it on, after one does get it on. I do have much troubles with caterpillars crawling out of their christening robes after I do get them on.
There are no persons more solicitous about the preservation of rank than those who have no rank at all. Observe the humors of a country christening, and you will find no court in Christendom so ceremonious as the quality of Brentford.
New herrings, new!' we must cry, every time we make ourselves public, or else we shall be christened with a hundred new titles of idiotism.
A man can never have too much Time to himself, nor too little to do.
Had I a little son, I would christen him Nothing-To-Do; he should do nothing. Man, I verily believe, is out of his element as long as he is operative. I am altogether for the life contemplative.