Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Majestic Quotes

RELATED QUOTES

"There is a majestic grandeur in tranquillity." - Washington Irving

"The desert sky is encircling, majestic, terrible." - Paul Shepard

"Swans are majestic, beautiful looking creatures. With really ugly temperaments." - Michael Gira

"Majestic mighty Wealth is the holiest of our gods." - Juvenal

"There is something majestic in the bad taste of Italy." - E M Forster

"You are the most rare & majestic you there ever was and ever will be." - Jenna Marbles

"Neither is life long enough for friendship. That is a serious and majestic affair." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"So get the start of the majestic world And bear the palm alone." - William Shakespeare

"By investigating God's majestic and awesome creation, science can actually be a means of worship." - Francis Collins

"How bright the sunshine dances in its joy, O'er the still flow of this majestic river!" - John Wilson

"Serene yet strong, majestic yet sedate, Swift without violence, without terror great." - Matthew Prior

"The ruins of himself! now worn away With age, yet still majestic in decay." - Homer

"The sea, the majestic sea, breaks everything, crushes everything, cleans everything, takes everything...from me" - Corinne Bailey Rae

"Hail, Lincoln! As the swift years lengthen Still more majestic grows thy fame." - Nathan Haskell Dole

"As soon as I got funny, I killed any majestic intentions in my work." - William Wegman

"Motion at low Reynolds number is very majestic, slow, and regular." - Edward Mills Purcell

"Boning is a pain, but it makes such a majestic chicken." - Daniel Boulud

"Fighting has taught me that the caterpillar takes a while to turn into a majestic butterfly." - Jesse Taylor

"Meditation on the majestic energyof the universe should increase our love for humanity, should widen, not narrow, our hearts." - Richard Holloway

"Of all man's works of art, a cathedral is greatest. A vast and majestic tree is greater than that." - Henry Ward Beecher

"On a craggy bluff above the majestic Ottawa River stands the remarkable embodiment of our system of governance: Parliament." - John Allen Fraser

"Knowledge of the eternal is all-embracing. To be all-embracing leads to righteousness, which is majestic." - Laozi

"Good Chianti, that aged, majestic and proud wine, enlivens my heart, and frees it painlessly from all fatigue and sadness." - Francesco Redi

"From first to last, Jesus is the same; always the same - majestic and simple, infinitely severe and infinitely gentle." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Again and again we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"From first to last, Jesus is the same; always the same-majestic and simple, infinitely severe and infinitely gentle." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The law is what it is-a majestic edifice, sheltering all of us, each stone of which rests on another." - John Galsworthy

"I've worked with Frank [Darabont] on two collaborations, The Majestic with Jim Carrey and Stephen King's The Mist." - Laurie Holden

"Colorado's majestic landscapes are one of our most valuable assets, and it's important that we work to preserve these treasures." - Michael Bennet

"The law is what it is - a majestic edifice, sheltering all of us, each stone of which rests on another." - John Galsworthy

"No hammers fell, no ponderous axes rung, Like some tall palm the mystic fabric sprung. Majestic silence." - Reginald Heber

"No hammers fell, no ponderous axes rung; Like some tall palm the mystic fabric sprung. Majestic silence!" - Reginald Heber

"Majestic and stately as Conrad Richter's Awakening Land Trilogy, Evangeline is a big book from a big mind." - Katharine Weber

"The great concepts of oneness and of majestic order seem always to be born in the desert." - John Steinbeck

"Islamic culture has given us majestic arches and soaring spires; timeless poetry and cherished music; elegant calligraphy and places of peaceful contemplation." - Barack Obama

"Ive seen the majestic beauty of nature and the overwhelming perfection of it. To me, theres nothing closer to God than that." - Cote De Pablo

"Our community belongs to us and whether it is mean or majestic, whether arrayed in glory or covered in shame, we cannot but share its character and destiny." - Frederick Douglass

"Release your majestic mind, embrace your untamed inner spirit. Break free from captivity, avoid society.. You were born to be free." - Melanie Muller

"Rhinos are just fat unicorns. If we'd give them the time and attention they deserve, as well as a diet: They'd reveal their majestic ways" - Ashley Purdy

"The majestic equality of laws forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread." - Anatole France

"The lion is beyond dispute Allow'd the most majestic brute; His valor and his generous mind Prove him superior of his kind." - John Gay

"Ye gods, it doth amaze me A man of such a feeble temper should So get the start of the majestic world And bear the palm alone." - William Shakespeare

"And lo! in a flash of crimson splendor, with blazing scarlet clouds running before his chariot, and heralding his majestic approach, God's sun rises upon the world." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Those graceful groves that shade the plain, Where Tiber rolls majestic to the main, And flattens, as he runs, the fair campagne." - Ovid

"There are no limits to the majestic future which lies before the mighty expanse of Canada with its virile, aspiring, cultured, and generous-hearted people." - Winston Churchill

"Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, sober steadfast, and demure, all in a robe of darkest grain, flowing with majestic train." - John Milton

"In the journey of the year, the autumn is Venice, spring is Naples, certainly, and the majestic maturity of summer is Rome." - George William Curtis

"By reason of his elegance, he resembles an image painted in a palace, though he is as majestic as the palace itself." - Abdelkader El Djezairi

"The concept of Queen is to be regal and majestic. Glamour is part of us, and we want to be dandy." - Freddie Mercury

"The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character." - Charles Alexander Eastman

"Norwich is a very fine city, and the castle, which stands in the middle of it, on a hill, is truly majestic." - William Cobbett

"Grunge, man, that was incredible. It was dangerous. It was not verse/chorus. Songs could be short, long, a lark, majestic. You were constantly being surprised." - Martin Popoff

"I came to think of myself, not as a dance and chaos of molecules, but as a brief and minute portion of that majestic process" - Will Durant

"The majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." - Anatole France

"Waller was smooth; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full-resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine." - Alexander Pope

"For sheer majestic geography and sublime scale, nothing beats Alaska and the Yukon. For culture, Japan. And for all-around affection, Australia." - Sam Abell

"The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character." - Charles Eastman

"The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." - Anatole France

"There is nothing more majestic than the determined courage of individuals willing to suffer and sacrifice for their freedom and dignity." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy." - Jean Racine

"I've seen the majestic beauty of nature and the overwhelming perfection of it. To me, there's nothing closer to God than that." - Cote De Pablo

"A glory gilds the sacred page, Majestic like the sun, It gives a light to every age, It gives, but borrows none." - William Cowper

"The centuries-old history and culture of India, majestic architectural monuments and museums of Delhi, Agra and Mumbai have a unique attractive force." - Vladimir Putin

"The Majestic Theater in 1990. That was one of my first real shows where I had 300 to 400 people there." - Kid Rock

"When campaigning, be swift as the wind; in leisurely march, majestic as the forest; in raiding and plundering, like fire; in standing, firm as the mountains. As unfathomable as the clouds, move like a thunderbolt." - Sun Tzu

"Unwonted circumstances may make us all rather unlike ourselves: there are conditions under which the most majestic person is obliged to sneeze, and our emotions are liable to be acted on in the same incongruous manner." - George Eliot

"God's work is freedom. Freedom is dear to his heart. He wishes to make man's will free, and at the same time wishes it to be pure, majestic, and holy." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Needed are...[souls] filled with compassion, that we might communicate not only eye to eye, or voice to ear, but in the majestic style of the Savior, even heart to heart." - Thomas S Monson

"Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the daylight of Life, which they are thenceforth to rule." - Thomas Carlyle

"Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together, that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the daylight of Life, which they are henceforth to rule." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"The God of the Bible is also the God of the genome. He can be worshipped in the cathedral or in the laboratory. His creation is majestic, awesome, intricate, and beautiful." - Francis Collins

"What is it that would make a creature as fierce, majestic and powerful as a lion is, subject itself to the intimidation of a man a whip and a chair? The lion has been taught to forget what it is." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Every year, in November, at the season that follows the hour of the dead, the crowning and majestic hours of autumn, I go to visit the chrysanthemums ... They are indeed, the most universal, the most diverse of flowers." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"How majestic is naturalness. I have never met a man whom I really considered a great man who was not always natural and simple. Affectation is inevitably the mark of one not sure of himself." - Charles G. Dawes

"One frequently only finds out how really beautiful a really beautiful woman is after considerable acquaintance with her; and the rule applies to Niagara Falls, to majestic mountains, and to mosques-especially to mosques." - Mark Twain

"The woods call to us with a hundred voices, but the sea has one only - a mighty voice that drowns our souls in its majestic music. The woods are human, but the sea is of the company of the archangels." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Scion of chiefs and monarchs, where art thou? Fond hope of many nations, art thou dead? Could not the grave forget thee, and lay low Some less majestic, less beloved head?" - Lord Byron

"Mark her majestic fabric; she's a temple Sacred by birth, and built by hands divine; Her soul's the Deity that lodges there; Nor is the pile unworthy of the God." - John Dryden

"Then for the style, majestic and divine, It speaks no less than God in every line; Commanding words; whose force is still the same As the first fiat that produced our frame." - John Dryden

"I am as one Who doth attempt some lofty mountain's height, And having gained what to the upcast eye The summit's point appear'd, astonished sees Its cloudy top, majestic and enlarged, Towering aloft, as distant as before." - Joanna Baillie

"...in my dreams the world would come alive, becoming so captivatingly majestic, free and ethereal, that afterwards it would be oppressive to breathe the dust of this painted life." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Sit, Your High Majestic Lord Princes," she said. She yanked a chair from the table and sat herself down. "You're in fine temper," Raffin said. "Your hair is blue," Katsa snapped back." - Kristin Cashore

"I walk without flinching through the burning cathedral of the summer. My bank of wild grass is majestic and full of music. It is a fire that solitude presses against my lips." - Violette Leduc

"For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, we were here. Before the pen of Jefferson etched across the pages of history the majestic words of the Declaration of Independence, we were here." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Everything in Irenaeus is bathed in a warm and radiant joy, a wise and majestic gentleness. His words of struggle are hard as iron and crystal clear, ... so penetrating that they cannot fail to enlighten the unbiased observer." - Hans Urs Von Balthasar

"The Catholic Church has a dignity far surpassing that of every merely human society, for it was founded by Christ the Lord. It is altogether fitting, therefore, that the language it uses should be noble, majestic, and non-vernacular." - Pope John Xxiii

"Perhaps the most majestic feature of our whole existence is that while our intelligences are powerful enough to penetrate deeply into the evolution of this quite incredible Universe, we still have not the smallest clue to our own fate." - Fred Hoyle

"The election of a deputy to the Legislature offers a noble and majestic spectacle comparable only to the delivery of a child. It involves the same efforts, the same impurities, the same laceration, and the same triumph." - Honore De Balzac

"I am as one Who doth attempt some lofty mountain's height, And having gained what to the upcast eye The summit's point appear'd, astonished sees Its cloudy top, majestic and enlarged, Towering aloft, as distant as before." - Joanna Baillie

"We talk of sunshine and moonshine, but not of cloud-shine, which is yet one of the illuminations of our skies. A shining cloud is one of the most majestic of all secondary lights." - Alice Meynell

"There in the mist, enormous, majestic, silent and terrible, stood the Great Wall of China. Solitarily, with the indifference of nature herself, it crept up the mountain side and slipped down to the depth of the valley." - W Somerset Maugham

"Sin is wrong, not because of what it does to me, or my spouse, or child, or neighbor, but because it is an act of rebellion against the infinitely holy and majestic God." - Jerry Bridges

"Schuyler put a gentle hand on Abbadon's feathered extensions, feeling the majestic power underneath their silky weight. She had been frightened once, to see him in this light, but now that she saw his terrifying face, she found it beautiful." - Melissa De La Cruz

"Words mean what they're generally believed to mean. When Charles II saw Christopher Wren's St. Paul's Cathedral for the first time, he called it "awful, pompous, and artificial." Meaning roughly: Awesome, majestic, and ingenious." - S.M. Stirling

"To lave in the wave, Majestic and chilly, Tomorrow I crave; But today it is silly. It is pleasant to look at the ocean; Tomorrow, perhaps, I shall swim in it." - Ogden Nash

"Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart: Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea: Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free, So didst thou travel on life's common way, In cheerful godliness." - William Wordsworth

"With grave Aspect he rose, and in his rising seemed A pillar of state; deep on his front engraven Deliberation sat and public care; And princely counsel in his face yet shone, Majestic though in ruin." - John Milton

"Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the delight of life, which they are thenceforth to rule." - Thomas Carlyle

"The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." - Anatole France

"Birth and death - what could be more monstrous than that? We like to deceive ourselves and call it wondrous and beautiful and majestic, but it's freakish, let's face it." - Rohinton Mistry

"The sport of horse racing which, at its best, showcases the majestic beauty of this animal and the athleticism of jockeys, has reached an alarming level of corruption and exploitation." - Tom Udall

"To have God speak to the heart is a majestic experience, an experience that people may miss if they monopolize the conversation and never pause to hear God's responses." - Charles Stanley

"Our success in this matter is important to all Americans. Whether you are in the forest land business or just enjoy the shade of a majestic oak gracing your lawn, we all have an interest in this important issue." - Leonard Boswell

"Two ways the rivers Leap down to different seas, and as they roll Grow deep and still, and their majestic presence Becomes a benefaction to the towns They visit, wandering silently among them, Like patriarchs old among their shining tents." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"She comes majestic with her swelling sails, The gallant Ship: along her watery way, Homeward she drives before the favouring gales; Now flirting at their length the streamers play, And now they ripple with the ruffling breeze." - Robert Southey

"My very best memory of Montreal was the moment inside the Olympic arena when I was waiting under the stadium and those majestic gates opened up. It was a whole other world." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"In the streets through which we passed, I must own the houses in general struck me as if they were dark and gloomy, and yet at the same time they also struck me as prodigiously great and majestic." - Karl Philipp Moritz

"Man is not the most majestic of the creatures; long before the mammals even, the dinosaurs were far more splendid. But he has what no other animal possesses: a jigsaw of faculties, which alone, over three thousand million years of life, made him creative. Every animal leaves traces of what he was. Man alone leaves traces of what he created." - Jacob Bronowski

"In the laboratory there are no fustian ranks, no brummagem aristocracies; the domain of Science is a republic, and all its citizens are brothers and equals, its princes of Monaco and its stonemasons of Cromarty meeting, barren of man-made gauds and meretricious decorations, upon the one majestic level!" - Mark Twain

"None of the prophets old, So lofty or so bold! No form of danger shakes his dauntless breast; In loneliness sublime He dares confront the time, And speak the truth, and give the world no rest No kingly threat can cowardize his breath, He with majestic step goes forth to meet his death." - Abraham Coles

"If you're ever if you're ever thinking, "Oh, but I'm a waste of space and I'm a burden," remember: that also describes the Grand Canyon. Why don't you have friends and family take pictures of you from a safe distance? Revel in your majestic profile?" - Maria Bamford

"Among the innumerable monuments of architecture constructed by the Romans, how many have escaped the notice of history, how few have resisted the ravages of time and barbarism! And yet even the majestic ruins that are still scattered over Italy and the provinces, would be sufficient to prove that those countries were once the seat of a polite and powerful empire." - Edward Gibbon

"A small number of temples was protected by the fears, the venality, the taste, or the prudence of the civil and ecclesiastical governors. The temple of the Celestial Venus at Carthage, whose sacred precincts formed a circumference of two miles, was judiciously converted into a Christian church; and a similar consecration has preserved inviolate the majestic dome of the Pantheon at Rome." - Edward Gibbon

"There was something better in life than this rub-bish, if only he could get to it-love-nobility-big spaces where passion clasped peace, spaces no science could reach, but they existed for ever, full of woods some of them, and arched with majestic sky and a friend. . ." - E M Forster

"Of Love-may God exalt you! -the first part is jesting, and the last part is right earnestness. So majestic are its diverse aspects, they are too subtle to be described; their reality can only be apprehended by personal experience. Love is neither disapproved by Religion, nor prohibited by the Law; for every heart is in God's hands." - Ibn Hazm

"Christianity does not oppose debauchery and uncontrollable passions and the like as much as it opposes... flat mediocrity, this nauseating atmosphere, this homey, civil togetherness, where admittedly great crimes, wild excesses, and powerful aberrations cannot easily occur - but where God's unconditional demand has even greater difficulty in accomplishing what it requires: the majestic obedience of submission." - Soren Kierkegaard

"The greatest danger to Christianity is, I contend, not heresies, not heterodoxies, not atheists, not profane secularism - no, but the kind of orthodoxy which is cordial drivel, mediocrity served up sweet. There is nothing that so insidiously displaces the majestic as cordiality." - Soren Kierkegaard

"The Times are the masquerade of the eternities; trivial to the dull, tokens of noble and majestic agents to the wise; the receptacle in which the Past leaves its history; the quarry out of which the genius of today is building up the Future." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If the king is in the palace, nobody looks at the walls. It is when he is gone, and the house is filled with grooms and gazers, that we turn from the people, to find relief in the majestic men that are suggested by the pictures and the architecture." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Up until the middle of the nineteenth century, men of science were all believers. Most of the great early English naturalists were also ministers; they were the only ones who had education and leisure for such pursuits. Darwin himself almost became a minister. God's power was always thought to be most easily and obviously revealed in the majestic works of nature." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"It is not difficult for me to have this faith, for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence - an orderly, unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most majestic statement ever uttered - 'In the beginning, God." - Arthur H Compton

"The human face is the organic seat of beauty.... It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul." - Eliza Farnham

"We hope to create thousands of astronauts over the next few years and bring alive their dream of seeing the majestic beauty of our planet from above, the stars in all their glory and the amazing sensations of weightlessness and space flight." - Richard Branson

"Henderson sighed. There was a time, he reflected, when the coming of this night meant something. A dark Europe, groaning in superstitious fear, dedicated this Eve to the grinning Unknown. A million doors had once been barred against the evil visitants, a million prayers mumbled, a million candles lit. There was something majestic about the idea, Henderson reflected." - Robert Bloch

"New Self, New World is an extraordinary work-an awesome display of wisdom distilled from the world's great wisdom traditions and the majestic individuals who have experienced them. This book is about achieving the highest dimensions of which humans are capable. Highly recommended." - Larry Dossey

"If art is to flourish in the twenty-first century, it must renew its moral authority by rededicating itself to life. It must be an enriching, ennobling and vital partner in the public pursuit of civilization. It should be a majestic presence in everyday life just as it was in the past." - Frederick Hart

"Holiness provokes hatred. The greater the holiness, the greater the human hostility toward it. It seems insane. No man was ever more loving than Jesus Christ. Yet even His love made people angry. His love was a perfect love, a transcendent and holy love, but HIs very love brought trauma to people. This kind of love is so majestic we can't stand it." - R C Sproul

"Aren't you going to ask me how it went, Kitten?" "You walked in and took the stairs one at a time," I answered. "And you haven't barked at me to get in the car, so I take it Majestic didn't tell you our asses were trophies for hunting season. Am I wrong?" - Jeaniene Frost

"They say man rules the universe, That subject shore and main Kneel down and bless the empery Of his majestic reign; But a sovereign, gentler, mightier, Man from his throne has hurled, For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world." - William Stewart Ross

"None of the prophets old, So lofty or so bold! No form of danger shakes his dauntless breast; In loneliness sublime He dares confront the time, And speak the truth, and give the world no rest No kingly threat can cowardize his breath, He with majestic step goes forth to meet his death." - Abraham Coles

"Why, who shall talk of shrines, of sceptres riven? It is too sad to think on what we are, Then from its height afar A world sinks thus; and yon majestic Heaven Shines not the less for that one vanish'd star!" - Felicia Hemans

"It boggles my mind that someone can see life breathed into a baby, watch the grass die and then come to life again, see leaves fall and watch the rebirth of a tree, or gaze on any of the majestic splendor that is this earth and not be overpowered by the presence of an Almighty God!" - Bill Mccartney

"His voice was an omnipresent cry in our electronic world. His sharp features, majestic looks, and prancing style a vivid etching on the landscape of our minds. Bob Marley was never seen. He was an experience which left an indelible imprint with each encounter. Such a man cannot be erased from the mind. He is part of the collective consciousness of the nation." - Edward Seaga

"O for a summer noon, when light and breeze Sport on the grass, like ripples o'er a lake Alive with freshness! when the full round Sun, With the Creator's smile upon his face, Walks like a prince of glory through the path Of Heaven!-Thou vast, and ever-glorious sky, Mantling the earth with thy majestic robe..." - Robert Montgomery

"It is not difficult for me to have this faith, for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence - an orderly, unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most majestic statement ever uttered - 'In the beginning, God." - Arthur H

"It seems to me, thinking of it, that there must be some universal plan which set in motion the orbiting of the electrons about the nucleus and the slower, more majestic orbit of the galaxies about one another to the very edge of space" - Clifford D Simak

"I love the Amazon. I just wanna to cry every time I go there both for the majestic beauty and for the fact that it's going to be a museum exhibit in a couple of decades if we don't stop the deforestation." - Chris Kilham

"The beauty of the internal nature cannot be so far concealed by its accidental vesture, but that the spirit of its form shall communicate itself to the very disguise and indicate the shape it hides from the manner in which it is worn. A majestic form and graceful motions will express themselves through the most barbarous and tasteless costume." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"The fall of Empire, gentlemen, is a massive thing, however, and not easily fought. It is dictated by a rising bureaucracy, a receding initiative, a freezing of caste, a damming of curiosity - a hundred other factors. It has been going on, as I have said, for centuries, and it is too majestic and massive a movement to stop." - Isaac Asimov

"Snow always inspires such awe in me. Just consider one tiny snowflake alone, so delicate, so fragile, so ethereal. And yet, let a billion of them come together through the majestic force of nature, they can screw up a whole city." - Betty White

"For myself, faith begins with a realization that a supreme intelligence brought the universe into being and created man. It is not difficult for me to have this faith, for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence-an orderly, unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most majestic statement ever uttered-'In the beginning God.'" - Arthur Compton

"The world of religion is no longer a concrete fact proposed for our acceptance and adoration. It is an unfathomable universe which engulfs us, and which lives its own majestic uncomprehended life: and we discover that our careful maps and cherished definitions bear little relation to its unmeasured reality." - Evelyn Underhill

"Humor implies a sure conception of the beautiful, the majestic and he true, by whose light it surveys and shape s their opposites. It is a humane influence, softening with mirth the ragged inequities of existence, prompting tolerant views of life, bridging over the space which separates the lofty from the lowly, the great from the humble." - Edwin Percy Whipple

"Of course anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper." - David Quammen

"As a child I often wondered whether I would be allowed to live such moments- to inhabit the slow, majestic ballet of the snowflakes, to be released at last from the dreary frenzy of time. Is that what it feels to be naked? All one's clothes are gone, yet one's mind is overladen with finery." - Muriel Barbery

"New Self, New World is an extraordinary work-an awesome display of wisdom distilled from the world's great wisdom traditions and the majestic individuals who have experienced them. This book is about achieving the highest dimensions of which humans are capable. Highly recommended." - Larry Dossey

"O for a summer noon, when light and breeze Sport on the grass, like ripples o"er a lake Alive with freshness! when the full round Sun, With the Creator's smile upon his face, Walks like a prince of glory through the path Of Heaven!-Thou vast, and ever-glorious sky, Mantling the earth with thy majestic robe..." - Robert Montgomery

"Without silence there is no music. Not simply because the faculty of hearing deteriorates from constant exposure to noise, but because silence is both the majestic frame and the stable solution for musical (and poetic) ideas. Silence is the soda water, the bracing ether, the bridge and mode of respect for receiving instructions from the angel." - Russell Sherman

"Man's history has been graven on the rock of Egypt, stamped on the brick of Assyria, enshrined in the marble of the Parthenon-it rises before us a majestic presence in the piled up arches of the Coliseum-it lurks an unsuspected treasure amid the oblivious dust of archives and monasteries-it is embodied in all the looms of religions, of races, of families." - Charles Thomas Newton



| NEXT PAGE



RELATED TOPICS

Majestic, Majestic Beauty,