quote by Mark Twain

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

— Mark Twain

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Paused quote A photograph is the  pause button of life.

A photograph is the pause button of life.

The sari's radiance, vigor and variety, produced by a single straight length of cloth, should give us in the West pause and make us think twice about the zipper, the dart and the shoulder pad.

We all need to get the balance right between action and reflection.

With so many distractions, it is easy to forget to pause and take stock.

Police on my drawers I had to pause 40 ounce in my lap And it's freezing my balls

Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

Society has a problem with female nudity when it is not .

. . ”—Badu pauses to get her words together; she wants this point to be very clear—“. . . when it is not packaged for the consumption of male entertainment. Then it becomes confusing.

My weaknesses... I wish I could come up with something. I'd probably have the same pause if you asked me what my strengths are. Maybe they're the same thing.

Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.

Mindfulness is a pause - the space between stimulus and response: that's where choice lies.

People who work hard often work too hard.

... May we learn to honor the hammock, the siesta, the nap and the pause in all its forms.

Life was not intended to be simply a round of work, no matter how interesting and important that work may be. A moment’s pause to watch the glory of a sunrise or a sunset is soul-satisfying, while a bird's song will set the steps to music all day long.

We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?

New Year's eve is like every other night;

there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on other nights.

Real freedom is the ability to pause between stimulus and response, and in that pause, choose.

We must act with vindictive earnestness against the Sioux, even to their extermination, men, women and children... during an assault, the soldiers cannot pause to distinguish between male and female, or even discriminate as to age.

My friend said to me, You know what I like? Mashed potatoes.

I was like, Dude, you have to give me time to guess. If you're going to quiz me you have to insert a pause.

While I'm gone," Gansey said, pausing, "dream me the world. Something new for every night.

Pardon me, but we did not have the time to exchange that kind of personal information," Magnus said. "I could not have known! Moreover, I wish to assure both of you that I did not make any amorous advances on female monkeys." he paused and winked. "I didn't actually see any, so I never got the chance.

The most emphatic place in a clause or sentence is the end.

This is the climax; and, during the momentary pause that follows, that last word continues, as it were, to reverberate in the reader's mind. It has, in fact, the last word.

Spring's last-born darling, clear-eyed, sweet, Pauses a moment, with white twinkling feet, And golden locks in breezy play, Half teasing and half tender, to repeat Her song of May.

I can't imagine a duller fate than being the best-dressed woman in reality.

When I want to do something, I don't pause to contemplate whether I'm exquisitely gowned. I want to live, not pose!

She was right about something else too," Dimitri said after a long pause.

... "That I do still love you.

Marketing is not an event, but a process It has a beginning, a middle, but never an end, for it is a process. You improve it, perfect it, change it, even pause it. But you never stop it completely.

There's a kind of slowness and inefficiency about rendering text in paint.

We're in a world that's very fast, so things that slow you for a minute-give you pause-are good.

If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, "There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization.

Just as a picture is created by adding a dab of paint at a time, the best arrangements are created a step at a time, with pauses so you can step back and see the overall effect.

The Crucifixion and other historical precedents notwithstanding, many of us still believe that outstanding goodness is a kind of armor, that virtue, seen plain and bare, gives pause to criminality. But perhaps it is the other way around.

As soon as I look up, his eyes click onto my face.

The breath whooshes out of my body and everything freezes for a second, as though I’m looking at him through my camera lens, zoomed in all the way, the world pausing for that tiny span of time between the opening and closing of the shutter.

Sabbath is not simply the pause that refreshes. It is the pause that transforms.

Whatever our individual troubles and challenges may be, it’s important to pause every now and then to appreciate all that we have, on every level. We need to literally 'count our blessings,' give thanks for them, allow ourselves to enjoy them, and relish the experience of prosperity we already have.

Meditation gives you the wherewithal to pause, observe how easily the mind can exaggerate the severity of a setback, and resist getting drawn into the abyss.

Time is as necessary for remembering as it is for forgetting.

Even the smallest embrace of pain needs time larger than a pause; the greatest pause requires an eternity, the greatest hurt a lifetime. A lifetime is longer than eternity: an eternity can exist without human presence.

Pause now to ask yourself the following question: 'Am I dreaming or awake, right now?' Be serious, really try to answer the question to the best of your ability and be ready to justify your answer.

If we but paused for a moment to consider attentively what takes place in this Sacrament, I am sure that the thought of Christ's love for us would transform the coldness of our hearts into a fire of love and gratitude.

Learn to pause... or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you.

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