Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.
There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.
Time, motion and wine cause sleep.
We are the hollow men
We are the stuffed men
Headpiece filled with straw. Alas!
Our dried voices, when
We whisper together
Are quiet and meaningless
As wind in dry grass
Or rats' feet over broken glass
In our dry cellar
Shape without form, shade without colour,
Paralysed force, gesture without motion;
- The Hollow Men
Free societies...are societies in motion, and with motion comes tension, dissent, friction. Free people strike sparks, and those sparks are the best evidence of freedom's existence.
Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.
Two-thirds of promotion is motion
Action is transitory, a step, a blow,The motion of a muscle, this way or that,'Tis done--And in the after-vacancy, We wonder at ourselves, like men betrayed.
Happier of happy though I be, like them I cannot take possession of the sky, mount with a thoughtless impulse, and wheel there, one of a mighty multitude whose way and motion is a harmony and dance magnificent.
I dunno what my 23 infantile years in America signify.
I left as soon as motion was autarchic -- I mean my motion.
Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
What is mind but motion in the intellectual sphere?
Wine gives a man nothing... it only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost.
To have my fan club. I am very proud of doing everything. I try to support my parents, friends and fans. I am also proud of my performing in the visual arts, and motion television.
Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates, surely he will hold that its motion is natural, not violent.
As no outward motion or change, when normal, in man's external body can take place unless provoked by an inward impulse, given through one of the three functions named, so with the external or manifested Universe.
Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.
Worry is like a rocking chair. always in motion, but not going anywhere!
Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them, and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good, they will endeavour to warp and spoil it to their turn.
Once in motion, a pattern tends to stay in motion.
The natural law of inertia: Matter will remain at rest or continue in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.
My friend, why have you drifted so far away? All motion is relative, maybe it is you who have moved away by standing still.
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. Since man is mortal, the only immortality possible for him is to leave something behind him that is immortal since it will always move. This is the artist's way of scribbling Kilroy was here on the wall of the final and irrevocable oblivion through which he must someday pass.
Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.
Glorious, stirring sight! The poetry of motion! The real way to travel! The only way to travel! Here today -- in next week tomorrow! Villages skipped, towns and cities jumped -- always somebody else's horizons! O bliss! O poop-poop! O my! O my!
Inventive man has invented nothing -- nothing from scratch.
If he has produced a machine that in motion overcomes the law of gravity, he learned the essentials from the observation of birds.