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Magic Of Movies Quotes


"A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself." - Laura Gilpin

"T'is true: there's magic in the web of it..." - William Shakespeare

"But dear, don't be afraid of love it's only magic." - Drake

"Life is a combination of magic and pasta." - Federico Fellini

"There is a lot of comedy in magic, and magic going wrong, and also it is a dramatic subject." - J K Rowling

"My idea of magic doesn't have much to do with stage tricks and illusions. The whole world abounds in magic." - Michael Jackson

"There's a lot of magic between you too, ain't no denying that. And magic makes forgettin' hard." - Nicholas Sparks

"Fargo is one of my favorite movies." - Tate Donovan

"The sound of the pages turning was the sound of magic. The dry liquid feel of paper under fingertips was what magic felt like." - Emma Donoghue

"Once in a while, when everything is just right, there is a moment of magic. People can live on moments of magic." - Sarah Caldwell

"Love works magic. It is the finalpurpose of the world story, the Amen of the universe." - Novalis

"A lot of people I meet say, 'You remind me so much of Magic Johnson.'" - Carmelo Anthony

"The magic of the pen lies in the concentration of your thoughts upon one object." - George Henry Lewes

"It's only in innocence you find any kind of magic, any kind of courage." - Sean Penn

"Sinatra created a kind of magic. You want those people to be part of your life." - Gloria Vanderbilt

"As if by magic, the love of the many comes with the love of the one." - Myrtle Reed

"Reading is one of the greatest forms of magic available to us on the planet." - Jim James

"Maybe science is just magic with delusions of lack of grandeur." - Peter David

"The fifth force was the magic of Time, the greatest of all the magics." - Michael Scott

"But magic is really only the utilization of the entire spectrum of the senses." - Michael Scott

"Cinema Paradiso, because it reminds me of why I make movies, the magic of movies, the romance of movies." - Antoine Fuqua

"Manchester United are looking to Frank Stapleton to pull some magic out of the fire." - Jimmy Hill

"Confidence, to my way of thinking, generally is all the magic needed to work miracles." - Evalyn Walsh McLean

"If you don't get the ending you desire.... have faith in the magic of new beginnings." - Rita Zahara

"...something was starting to take shape, out of magic and will. Smoke and bone." - Laini Taylor

"The work of magic is this, that it breathes and at every breath transforms realities." - Rumi

"That's the beginning of magic. Let your imagination run and follow it." - Patricia A. McKillip

"...magic was ugly-a hard bargain with the universe, a calculus of pain." - Laini Taylor

"You're saying we lost the powers of magic because we grew lazy." - Michael Scott

"Half magic is no magic at all." - Sharyn McCrumb

"Top Gun was one of my favorite movies growing up." - Stephen Colletti

"People go to the movies instead of moving." - Tennessee Williams

"All of life's riddles are answered in the movies." - Steve Martin

"I had loved magic tricks from the time I was six or seven. I bought books on magic. I did magic acts for my parents and their friends. I was aiming for show business from early days, and magic was the poor man's way of getting in: you buy a trick for $2, and you've got an act." - Steve Martin

"This is, in part, why there is less magic in the world today. Magic is secret and secrets are magic, after all, and years upon years of teaching and sharing magic and worse. Writing it down in fancy books that get all dusty with age has lessened it, removed its power bit by bit." - Erin Morgenstern

"Movies are like magic tricks." - Jeff Bridges

"I like all kinds of movies, I love movies; and I always wanted to try and make one." - Ryan Gosling

"I love movies to death. I spent my entire youth in front of a TV watching old movies." - Amy Heckerling

"Magic and all that is ascribed to it is a deep presentiment of the powers of science." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The best motivating factor of all, however, is divine intervention, or what I like to call The Magic of Grace." - Cheryl Richardson

"Magic is the craft of shaping, the craft of the wise, exhilarating, dangerous - the ultimate adventure. The power of magic should not be underestimated. It works, often in ways that are unexpected and difficult to control." - Starhawk

"If Goddess religion is not to become mindless idiocy, we must win clear of tendency of magic to become supertition. Magic - and among its branches I include psychology as its purpose to describe and change consciousness - is an art." - Starhawk

"In the war of magic and religion, is magic ultimately the victor? Perhaps priest and magician were once one, but the priest, learning humility in the face of God, discarded the spell for prayer." - Patti Smith

"For me, running is a lifestyle and an art. I'm more interested in the magic of it than the mechanics." - Lorraine Moller

"Letting go of our ideas about how life should go is a choice that sets life's magic free." - Melody Beattie

"Working at the magic shop really gave me a sense of comedy because it was all jokes." - Steve Martin

"A story needs rhythm. Read it aloud to yourself. If it doesn't spin a bit of magic, it's missing something." - Esther Freud

"We leave a piece of ourselves and our magic in a person that we fall in love with." - Taylor Swift

"Art is, like magic, the science of manipulating symbols, words or images to achieve changes in consciousness" - Alan Moore

"Perhaps society should give actors the same sort of protection it gives to those who follow a religious life. Actor/priest was originally the same job. The theater is left wing magic and theology is right wing magic." - Jennifer Stone

"Studying neuro-linguistic programming is what teaches you how to implant and extract thoughts. Mixing psychology, hypnotism and magic somewhat goes into this area called mentalism, which is what I mostly do. It's magic of the mind." - Keith Barry

"I wanted to know how humans came up with a view of the world that had so little magic in it. I needed to understand how they convinced themselves that magic wasn't important." - Deborah Harkness

"But magic, like everything else, follows certain natural laws. Magic needs energy wherever it can find it. If no other source of energy is available, it will take the life force of the magician who created it. That is why every use of magic weakens the magician." - Michael Scott

"I love the magic of movies and television, and I always have since I was kid." - Matt Lanter

"Effective magic is transcendent nature." - George Eliot

"When two people meet and fall in love, there's a sudden rush of magic. Magic is just naturally present then. We tend to feed on that gratuitous magic without striving to make any more. One day we wake up and find that the magic is gone. We hustle to get it back, but by then it's usually too late, we've used it up. What we have to do is work like hell at making additional magic right from the start. It's hard work, but if we can remember to do it, we greatly improve our chances of making love stay." - Tom Robbins

"I liked writing, and I loved movies, obsessively loved movies, but I had never made the leap of thinking I would actually come out here and write stuff." - Robert Ben Garant

"I havent done a lot of studio movies, but studio movies and independent films are always just as fun as each other." - Kodi Smit-McPhee

"I'm not a big fan of western movies and I really don't like cowboy-indian movies. I have never watched them." - Heath Ledger

"Rated R movies are few and far between, nowadays. We're all seeing less and less rated R movies, and less and less of them are being made." - Vin Diesel

"Magic enables man to carry out with confidence his important tasks, to maintain his poise and his mental integrity in fits of anger, in the throes of hate, of unrequited love, of despair and anxiety. The function of magic is to ritualize man's optimism, to enhance his faith in the victory of hope over fear. Magic expresses the greater value for man of confidence over doubt, of steadfastness over vacillation, of optimism over pessimism." - Bronislaw Malinowski

"Sensuality reconciles us with the human race. The misanthropy of the old is due in large part to the fading of the magic glow of desire." - Eric Hoffer

"Movies are a medium of expression like a symphony orchestra...or a painter's brush and canvas." - Walt Disney

"Usually I don't like to act in movies that I direct because it's kind of confusing." - Rob Reiner

"There is nothing to be scared of in movies. It's a bit scarier going on stage." - Anthony Hopkins

"[Making movies] you're not trying to capture reality, you're trying to capture a photograph of reality." - Stanley Kubrick

"Fairy tales only happen in movies." -George Melies from The Invention of Hugo Cabret" - Brian Selznick

"There is magic in the memory of schoolboy friendships; it softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Pure faith in the benevolece of the Divine can also degenerate into destructive forms of religion like othodoxy, fundamentalism, sectarianism, fanaticism, black magic and witchcraft." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Deep inside, we're still the boys of autumn, that magic time of the year that once swept us onto America's fields." - Archie Manning

"Magic has always been an element of Witchcraft, but in the Craft its techniques were practiced within a context of community and connection." - Starhawk

"Harry Potter has been a fantastic experience and the fact it has made stars of us all is unbelievable at times - it really is magic of a sort." - Rupert Grint

"Winter sunshine is a fairy wand touching everything with a strange magic. It is like the smile of a friend in time of sorrow." - Patience Strong

"Magic comprises the most profound contemplation of the most secret things, their nature, power, quality, substance, and virtues, as well as the knowledge of their whole nature." - Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa

"And I think of nothing. I think of nothing but Rachel. What happens next is pure magic, and is for us and us alone." - Barry Lyga

"What you call magic is nothing more than an act of the imagination fired by the senses, then given shape by the power of your aura." - Michael Scott

"Movies started out as an extension of a magic trick, so making a spectacle is part of the game." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"What you try to become is a bringer of magic, for magic and the truth are closely allied and movies are sheer magic ... when they work, it's, well, it's glorious." - John Huston

"There is an incredible amount of magic and feistiness in black men that nobody has been able to wipe out. But everybody has tried." - Toni Morrison

"Public works are not accomplished by the miraculous power of a magic wand. They are paid for by funds taken away from the citizens." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Poetry is a kind of magic that very few can create and even fewer can truly understand and appreciate in all its glory." - Dennis Gabor

"All fiction for me is a kind of magic and trickery, a confidence trick, trying to make people believe something is true that isn't." - Angus Wilson

"Not till the end of the war will there be any time for art or love or magic again. Perhaps never again." - Mary Butts

"When people speak of Time's healing magic, they are simply being euphemistic about our human tendency - and perhaps necessity - to forget." - Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett

"Statistics were magic like this: they could tell you with near-certainty that a thing would occur, without a hint of when or where." - Hugh Howey

"This is a collection of dexterous, loving, beautifully optimistic work that left me breathless and delighted.... Hannu Rajaniemi's magnificent science fiction - as is paradoxically appropriate - is pure magic." - Amal El-Mohtar

"Why is it that we understand playing the cello will require work, but we attribute writing to the magic of inspiration?" - Ann Patchett

"That's the magic of books. They're never quite the same for any two people. When you read one, you automatically make it your own." - Janette Rallison

"Life's an act of magic, too. Claire Hamill sings a line in one of her songs that really sums it up for me: 'If there's no magic, there's no meaning.' Without magic- or call it wonder, mystery, natural wisdom- nothing has any depth. It's all just surface. You know: what you see is what you get. I honestly believe there's more to everything than that, whether it's a Monet hanging in a gallery or some old vagrant sleeping in an alley." - Charles De Lint

"To do magic, to do great magic, he has to know himself as a piece of the universe.A piece of the universe?A little piece that has all the rest of it in it. Everything outside of him is also inside of him." - Peter Straub

"Magic is an exercise of a pattern of thought (sometimes represented by a gesture, ritual, or the calling of a true name) that results in manifestation/s. But these patterns of thought can have so much to do with whimsy that magic often is jokes." - Helen Oyeyemi

"Freud thought he was bringing the plague to the U.S.A., but the U.S.A. has victoriously resisted the psychoanalytical frost by real deep freezing, by mental and sexual refrigeration. They have countered the black magic of the Unconscious with the white magic of "doing your own thing," air conditioning, sterilization, mental frigidity and the cold media of information." - Jean Baudrillard

"We all start out knowing magic. We are born with whirlwinds, forest fires, and comets inside us. We are born able to sing to birds and read the clouds and see our destiny in grains of sand. But then we get the magic educated right out of our souls." - Robert R. McCammon

"The real name for 'science' is magic." - Harlan Ellison

"I put the ick in magic." - Jim Butcher

"So much magic lies beyond our fears." - Kathryn Budig

"Sports, music, movies - basically, fans of any form of entertainment don't do a resume analysis before picking their favorite." - Mark Cuban

"I was that kind of kid that was going to the movies every weekend, I couldnt get enough of the movies, and now I get to make them. So I kind of have a one-track mind." - Andrew Stanton

"I loved magic, and so I would practice my magic tricks in front of a mirror for hours and hours and hours because I was told that you must practice, you must practice and never present a trick before it's ready." - Steve Martin

"I'm not trying to turn into Eddie Murphy, and just do kids movies the rest of my career. I'm going to still do a wide variety of movies, as well as do hardcore rap." - Ice Cube

"There is more sexism in a year's worth of movies than actually exists in a woman's entire lifetime." - Florence King

"I enjoy the old-fashioned idea of, like, His Girl Friday and Bringing Up Baby, those old movies." - Judy Greer

"My perception of making a movie before I started making movies was that it would be like Spy Kids." - Katie Chang

"I dont see a lot of movies that portray the East Village as well as I think they can." - Adam Rapp

"I'm the person who writes most of my movies so every role is exactly what I want to be doing." - Seth Rogen

"All movies on some level can aspire to be more than just whatever the label is of the movie." - Nicolas Cage

"I've always been a fan of just extreme things. Whether it be in movies, books, TV or real life." - Rob Zombie

"The treatment of African and African American culture in our education was no different from their treatment in Tarzan movies." - Ishmael Reed

"In the way that women forget the pain of childbirth, men forget that they cry in movies." - Nora Ephron

"I'm sure a bunch of 15-year-old kids would way rather I do 'Superbad 2 than 'Moneyball.' But I would love to do movies like 'Superbad' and movies like 'Moneyball.'" - Jonah Hill

"I love films, I love movies, I love television, I love television series, I love the internet, I love anything that enhances images. But most of all, I love, love movies." - Nicolas Winding Refn

"Love can be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion." - Javan

"When I was younger I was looking for this magic meaning of life. It's very simple now. Making the lives of others better, doing something of lasting value. That's the meaning of life, it's that simple." - Temple Grandin

"Music is, to me, proof of the existence of God. It is so extraordinarily full of magic, and in tough times of my life I can listen to music and it makes such a difference." - Kurt Vonnegut

"The magic of film isn't just because of the big screen, or the acoustics, but the ineffable shared experience of going to the movies." - Fernando Perez

"I think certain movies work and that is part of the magic of it all. We can't truly define why something succeeds." - Barry Levinson

"I've always been passionate about these different (film) genres. Kung fu movies, samurai movies, Japanese movies, all this kind of stuff, and my love for it, and just trying to present it in a way that other people can love it as much as I do." - Quentin Tarantino

"A life of love is one of continualgrowth, where the doors and windows of experience are always open to thewonder and magic that life offers. To love is to risk living fully." - Leo Buscaglia

"The Sussex lanes were very lovely in the autumn ... spendthrift gold and glory of the year-end ... earth scents and the sky winds and all the magic of the countryside which is ordained for the healing of the soul." - Monica Baldwin

"Diversity is the magic. It is the first manifestation, the first beginning of the differentiation of a thing and of simple identity. The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection." - Thomas Berry

"To me, in a perfect world, you have the flavor and the magic of movies like 48 Hours, Lethal Weapon and Bad Boys." - Ice Cube

"Even though I make those movies, I find myself wishing that more of those magic moments could happen in real life." - Jane Seymour

"For mightier far Than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway Of magic potent over sun and star, Is love, though oft to agony distrest, And though his favourite be feeble woman's breast." - William Wordsworth

"Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit - a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor - that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory." - Walter Lord

"Mental activity in the daytime creates a latent form of habitual thought which again transforms itself at night into various delusory visions sensed by the semi-consciousness. This is called the deceptive and magic-like Bardo of Dream." - Milarepa

"A Thaum is the basic unit of magical strength. It has been universally established as the amount of magic needed to create one small white pigeon or three normal-sized billiard balls." - Terry Pratchett

"[On Venice:] Every hour of the day is a miracle of light. In summer with daybreak the rising sun produces such a tender magic on the water that it nearly breaks one's heart." - Peggy Guggenheim

"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." - Kate Bush

"Today is a time of turbulence and stagnation, of threat and promise from a competitor: the magic, omnivorous videocassette recorder (VCR). In other words, it is business as usual." - Richard Corliss

"Poetry is that magic which consists in awakening sensations with the help of a combination of sounds ... that sorcery by which ideas are necessarily communicated to us, in a definite way, by words which nevertheless do not express them." - John Banville

"When I behold, upon the night's starr'd face, Huge cloudy symbols of a high romance, And think that I may never live to trace Their shadows, with the magic hand of chance..." - John Keats

"Let's make movies, not deals. Let's write movies, not scripts." - Paula Wagner

"great villains make great movies." - Staton Rabin

"We need a renaissance of wonder. We need to renew, in our hearts and in our souls, the deathless dream, the eternal poetry, the perennial sense that life is miracle and magic." - E. Merrill Root

"If you try to make your circle closed and exclusively yours, it never grows very much. Only a circle that has lots of room for anybody who needs it has enough spare space to hold any real magic." - Zilpha Keatley Snyder

"He had mittens, Minjekahwun, Magic mittens made of deer-skin; When upon his hands he wore them, He could smite the rocks asunder, He could grind them into powder." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The road to success is a zigzag, first pointing this way and then that. If we start with high intention, then magic and coincidence will guide us there despite our lack of knowledge about what lies ahead." - Susan Collins

"Fiercely original and uncommonly lovely, The Witch's Boy is equal parts enchanting and haunting. Kelly Barnhill is master of truly potent and unruly magic; luckily for readers, she chooses to use her powers for good." - Anne Ursu

"When you're an artist, nobody ever tells you or hits you with the magic wand of legitimacy. You have to hit your own head with your own handmade wand. And you feel stupid doing it." - Amanda Palmer

"I did a lot of things when I first started out. In order to be in show business, I juggled, I did magic tricks, cards tricks and I played the banjo." - Steve Martin

"The first book I could call mine, my first book, was a picture book, The Magic Monkey - it was adapted from an old Chinese legend by a thirteen-year-old prodigy named Plato Chan with the help of his sister." - Nick Flynn

"That's when the magic happens- when everyone else is asleep and you're awake thinking about the world as it is, and the world as it could be. Make the most of those moments." - Adam Braun

"There's precious little to say between day and dark, Perhaps a few words on the implacable will Of time sailing like a magic barque Or something as fine for the amenities...." - Allen Tate

"A synopsis is a cold thing. You do it with the front of your mind. If you're going to stay with it, you never get quite the same magic as when you're going all out." - J B Priestley

"Whence did the wond'rous mystic art arise, / Of painting SPEECH, and speaking to the eyes? / That we by tracing magic lines are taught, / How to embody, and to colour THOUGHT?" - Marshall Mcluhan

"Grace is not a strange, magic substance which is subtly filtered into our souls to act as a kind of spiritual penicillin. Grace is unity, oneness within ourselves, oneness with God." - Thomas Merton

"So easy to take it for granted, but this is something no normal human was made to see. The world of magic has blessed me with wonders and it's only right to stop every now and then to appreciate it." - Darren Shan

"It was the Magic Hour, the moment in time when every leaf and blade of grass seemed to separate, when sunlight, burnished by the rain and softened by the coming night, gave the world an impossibly beautiful glow." - Kristin Hannah

"In a way. Magic is the act of making a wish come about. Like praying, like plotting, like herbs, like exerting your will on the world, making something happen." - Philippa Gregory

"William knows that science and magic are the same thing; magic is only science that hasn't been explained yet. Tonight he has made chemistry into magic for her." - Joshilyn Jackson



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