Dress suitably in short skirts and sitting boots, leave your jewels and gold wands in the bank, and buy a revolver.— Constance Markievicz
Unconventional Wand quotations
YOUR WORD IS YOUR WAND. THE WORDS YOU SPEAK CREATE YOUR OWN DESTINY
I like the dueling club scene, where Daniel and I fight with our wands.
I thought it was a brilliant scene to shoot. I think the end product looked really good.
But I got this far, didn’t I?” he said slowly.
“They thought I’d die in the attempt, but I’m here . . . and you’re in my power. . . . I’m the one with the wand. . . . you’re at my mercy. . .
The day I acquired the habit of consciously pronouncing the words "thank you", I felt I had gained possession of a magic wand capable of transforming everything.
There was a lot more to magic, as Harry quickly found out, than waving your wand and saying a few funny words.
What philosopher of the schoolroom, with the mental dowry of four summers, ever questions the power of the wand that opened the dark eyes of the beautiful princess, or subtracts a single inch from the stride of seven leagues?
Just think how many books I could've sold if Harry had been a bit more creative with his wand." -[On the success of 50 Shades of Grey]
Did you see me disarm Hermione, Harry?" "Only once" said Hermione stung.
"I got you loads more then you got me—" "I did not only get you once, I got you at least three times—" "Well if you're counting the one where you tripped over your own feet and knocked the wand out of my hand—
Family, work, familiarity. Listen, if I had a magic wand and I could make myself really be happy, I'd zap me onto a farm. And I know nothing about farming.
People are always coming up to me, thinking I've got some magic wand that can make them a star and I want to tell them that no one can do that. Making hit records is not that easy. But it took me time to realize that myself.
If you had a magic wand today, and you had one wish - to wipe out all the drug dealers, take them all off the streets and put them in jail, no trial, everybody who sold drugs would automatically be convicted. You know what's going to happen? There's going to be new ones. Why? Because the drug users are going to create them.
Ah well... wand still in your jeans? Both buttocks still on? Okay, let’s go.
I love the whirling of the dervishes.
I love the beauty of rare innocence. You don't need no crystal ball, Don't fall for a magic wand. We humans got it all, we perform the miracles.
Style is a magic wand, and turns everything to gold that it touches.
By 2100, our destiny is to become like the gods we once worshipped and feared. But our tools will not be magic wands and potions but the science of computers, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and most of all, the quantum theory.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Labor is the fabled magician's wand, the philosophers stone, and the cap of good fortune.
The wand chooses the wizard.
There are no magic wands, no hidden tracks, and no secret handshakes that can bring you immediate success, but with time, energy and determination you can get there.
The government cannot do everything all at once.
It can't wave a magic wand and meet everyone's demands simultaneously.
Returning to power in northern India is very important for the Congress party.
No magic wand will work. We have to make our efforts. It will be a long and difficult struggle for us.
Imagine if you were a drummer, and you accidentally picked up two magic wands instead of sticks. There you are, keeping the beat, the next thing you know, your bass player turns into a can of soup.
In politics there's never a magic wand.
People who wait for a magic wand fail to see that they ARE the magic wand.
I beg you I no magician. I can't just wave a magic wand.
The greatest source of inspiration is hard work.
Of course, I also believe in inspiration itself, but sometimes you have to provoke it, call on it repeatedly, even though it may take a while. There are times when I feel uninspired and I don't want to compose. I call these my 'bewitched' periods. I have to be touched with a magic wand.
That wand’s more trouble than it’s worth,” said Harry.
“And quite honestly,” he turned away from the painted portraits, thinking now only of the four-poster bed lying waiting for him in Gryffindor Tower, and wondering whether Kreacher might bring him a sandwich there, “I’ve had enough trouble for a lifetime.
Mistress of love or of hate, occult science can dispense paradise or hell at its pleasure to human hearts; it disposes of all forms and confers beauty or ugliness; with the wand of Circe it changes men into brutes and animals alternately into men.
Public works are not accomplished by the miraculous power of a magic wand.
They are paid for by funds taken away from the citizens.
There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems.
The solution rests with our work and discipline.
Appellate review is not a magic wand and we undermine public confidence in the judicial process when we make it look like it is.
God is not a demiurge [demigod] or a magician, but the Creator who gives being to all entities.
Getting the call to be in The Goblet of Fire was like being welcomed into the most exclusive upper circle of some elite actors' club. You sit on set with the cream of the National Theatre and the RSC, all clutching wands or wearing witches' hats.
Every private in the French army carries a Field Marshall wand in his knapsack.