Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They're realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks.— Elbert Hubbard
Reckoning Practical Magic quotations
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
My darling girl, when are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage." - Aunt Frances
To practice magic is to be a quack; to know magic is to be a sage.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Do you ever just put your arms out and just spin and spin and spin? Well, that's what love is like; everything inside of you tells you to stop before you fall, but for some reason you just keep going.
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
I have been accused of being a ‘black magician.
’ No more foolish statement was ever made about me. I despise the thing to such an extent that I can hardly believe in the existence of people so debased and idiotic as to practice it.
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.
I think one of the most interesting things about automation isn't on the practical side. I think it's about creating magic and wonder and moments of splendor.
Magic is not a practice. It is a living, breathing web of energy that, with our permission, can encase our every action.
Magic is natural. It is a harmonious movement of energies to create a needed change. If you wish to practice magic, all thoughts of it being paranormal or supernatural must be forgotten.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
As a magician, I try to show things to people that seem impossible.
And I think magic, whether I'm holding my breath or shuffling a deck of cards, is pretty simple. It's practice, it's training, and It's practice, it's training and experimenting, while pushing through the pain to be the best that I can be. And that's what magic is to me.
Whether you're shuffling a deck of cards or holding your breath, magic is pretty simple: It comes down to training, practice, and experimentation , followed up by ridiculous pursuit and relentless perseverance.
Sometimes, running away means you're headed in the exact right direction.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
Sometimes the right thing feels all wrong until it is over and done with.
Whoever is willing to enter the magic path should regard it as his sacred duty to practice regular exercises. He ought to be kind, generous and tolerant with his fellow men, but relentless and hard with himself. Only such behavior will be followed by success in magic.
Magic is the practice of causing change through the use of powers as yet not defined or accepted by science.
The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle!
Let us tread upon this path to this supreme Godhead practically and step by step, beginning from the lowest sphere, to arrive at the true realization of God in ourselves. Let us praise the happy man who will reach this still in his earthly existence. Us banish fear of the pains, for all of us will reach this goal.
He has the ability to catch someone by the way that he looks at her, and make her wish he would go on looking.
I never even believed in happiness. I didn't think it existed. Now look at me. I'm ready to believe in just about anything.
We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.
People want to ignore what they can't understand. They're looking for logic at any cost.
Some fates are guaranteed, no matter who tries to intervene.
It only takes a few minutes in the morning to use gratitude to Have A Magical Day by giving thanks for the events in your day ahead of time, but this one practice alone will change the way your entire day unfolds.
When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit.
Every problem has a solution, although it may not be the outcome that was originally hoped for or expected.
Magic has always been an element of Witchcraft, but in the Craft its techniques were practiced within a context of community and connection.
The fundamental magic of flying, a miracle that has nothing to do with any of its practical purposes - purposes of speed, accessibility, and convenience - and will not change as they change.
We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already; we have the power to imagine better.
I believe that the combination of pencil and memory creates a kind of practical magic, and magic is dangerous.
If there is a single secret, then it can be simply put.
Think big, create, plan, rethink (even bigger) then prepare, practice and perform.
I'd sort of dabbled in Black Magic, not practicing it, but I was interested in it. All these horrible things kept happening to me - a lot of my aunts and uncles started dying and I was seeing all these bloody things visiting me during the night.
Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
The things shamans deal with are extremely practical.
They break down parameters of normal historical reality. Magical passes are just one aspect of that.
It doesn't matter what people tell you.
It doesn't matter what they might say. Sometimes you have to leave home. Sometimes, running away means you're headed in the exact right direction.
The core practice of magic is: The execution of a willed intent to create change in the material world, which either defies, hastens or purifies the consequences of natural cause and effect.
Practice things until you can't get them wrong. Not until you get them right. There's a big difference.
I live a different way today. I have a family, and they are a priority for me. These days, I no longer wake up in the morning and worry if my bass is tuned properly and practice for hours and hours on end. I don't perform as much, but when I do, there's such magic to working in front of a live audience.
I dream of a love that even time will lie down and be still for.
There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.
Women have always been healers. Cultural myths from around the world describe a time when only women knew the secrets of life and death, and therefore they alone could practice the magical art of healing... The emergence of women whose consciousness blends with the ancient themes of healing is the single most promising event in health care.
The moon is always jealous of the heat of the day, just as the sun always longs for something dark and deep.