Ebb And Flow quotes

  • There is ebb and flow. Leaving and coming. Flight and fall. Sing and silent. Reaching and reached.
    -- Ally Condie

    #Fall #Ebb And Flow #Leaving

  • There will be strange ebbs and flows in the tide of race feelings.
    -- Amy Levy

    #Race #Ebb And Flow #Feelings

  • What a mystery this is, desire. The love sickness, the sensitivity, the obsession, the flutter of the heart, the ebb and flow of the blood. There is no drug and no alcohol to equal it.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Heart #Blood #Ebb And Flow

  • When you love someone you do not love them, all the time, in the exact same way, from moment to moment. It is an impossibility. It is a lie to pretend to. And yet this is exactly what most of us demand. We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of love, of relationships.
    -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    #Lying #Ebb And Flow #When You Love Someone

  • We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of love, of relationships. We leap at the flow of time and resist in terror its ebb. We are afraid it will never return. We insist on permanency, on duration, on continuity; when the only continuity possible in life, as in love, is in growth, in fluidity - in freedom.
    -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    #Life #Love Is #Ebb And Flow

  • In the uncertain ebb and flow of time and emotions, much of one’s life history is etched in the senses. And things of no particular importance, or irreplaceable things, can suddenly resurface in a café one winter night.
    -- Banana Yoshimoto

    #Winter #Night #Ebb And Flow

  • In the uncertain ebb and flow of time and emotions much of one's life history is etched in the senses.
    -- Banana Yoshimoto

    #Ebb And Flow #Flow #Emotion

  • I don't want anyone to ever put himself or herself in a box of, "I lost my second chance!" Because life brings you ebbs and flows, and if you miss out on this second chance, guess what, you're going to get another one if you decide that you're ready to have one.
    -- Bob Harper

    #Second Chance #Ebb And Flow #Missing

  • Like the seasons of the year, life changes frequently and drastically. You enjoy it or endure it as it comes and goes, as it ebbs and flows.
    -- Burgess Meredith

    #Life Changing #Years #Ebb And Flow

  • I think the most dangerous word in the English language is 'should.' 'I should have done this.' Or 'I should do that.' 'Should' implies responsibility. It connotes demand. Which is just not the case. Life ebbs and flows.
    -- Chris Pine

    #Responsibility #Thinking #Ebb And Flow

  • I'm in the trenches; I do the best work I can always do. Having said that, the way that what I do converges with the outside world is fascinating to me. Because it ebbs and flows. People's interest and understanding, it changes all the time.
    -- Daryl Hall

    #Ebb And Flow #People #Understanding

  • If woman is inconstant, good, I am faithful to ebb and flow, I fall in season and now is a time of ripening.
    -- Denise Levertov

    #Women #Fall #Ebb And Flow

  • It's hard to know really how it's going to happen, but the career ebbs and flows and now there's a nicer feeling of interest than there has been at other times.
    -- Gretchen Mol

    #Hard Times #Ebb And Flow #Careers

  • Now all you can do is wait. It must be hard for you, but there is a right time for everything. Like the ebb and flow of tides. No one can do anything to change them. When it is time to wait, you must wait.
    -- Haruki Murakami

    #Pregnancy #Ebb And Flow #Waiting

  • I think my recognizability ebbs and flows. I don't lead a particularly celebrity lifestyle or anything like that. I don't go to showbiz parties or red-carpet events, so it all depends on whether I've got a film out. I've not been very visible in the last year or so and as a result hardly anyone stops me in the street.
    -- James McAvoy

    #Party #Thinking #Ebb And Flow

  • Throughout history, knowledge rises and falls, ebbs and flows. What once was known is forgotten again, lost in time, sometimes for centuries, only to be rediscovered ages later.
    -- James Rollins

    #Fall #Ebb And Flow #Age

  • In the unceasing ebb and flow of justice and oppression we must all dig channels as best we may, that at the propitious moment somewhat of the swelling tide may be conducted to the barren places of life.
    -- Jane Addams

    #Ebb And Flow #Diversity #Justice

  • There is a constant ebb and flow in art historical reputations. The reputation of even the greatest figures like Picasso are in flux.
    -- Jeffrey Deitch

    #Art #Ebb And Flow #Historical

  • Through this broad street, restless ever, ebbs and flows a human tide, wave on wave a living river; wealth and fashion side by side; Toiler, idler, slave and master, in the same quick current glide.
    -- John Greenleaf Whittier

    #Fashion #Ebb And Flow #Cities

  • Britain's an island; it's always had a constant ebb and flow of immigration - it makes it a better place.
    -- John Lydon

    #Islands #Ebb And Flow #Immigration

  • It's such a capricious, strange existence, basing your life on the whims of others, and basing your ebbs and flows of confidence and lack of confidence on the fact that people either choose you or don't.
    -- Jon Hamm

    #Ebb And Flow #People #Facts

  • When you love someone you do not love them all the time, in exactly the same way, from moment to moment. It is an impossibility. It is even a lie to pretend to. And yet this is exactly what most of us demand. We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of love, of relationships. We leap at the flow of the tide and resist in terror its ebb. We are afraid it will never return. We insist on permanency, on duration, on continuity; when the only continuity possible, in life as in love, is in growth, in fluidity - in freedom
    -- Leo Buscaglia

    #Lying #Love Is #Ebb And Flow

  • Joy comes and goes, hope ebbs and flows Like the wave; Change doth unknit the tranquil strength of men. Love tends life a little grace, A few sad smiles; and then, Both are laid in one cold place, In the grave.
    -- Matthew Arnold

    #Change #Men #Ebb And Flow

  • I think if you looked at the kind of ebb and flow of supernatural fiction and horror fiction, it does seem to be more popular in times when were hammered over the head daily with threats from all angles, very real threats.
    -- Michael Koryta

    #Real #Thinking #Ebb And Flow

  • There is nothing constant in the universe. All ebb and flow, and every shape that's born, bears in its womb the seeds of change.
    -- Ovid

    #Destiny #Ebb And Flow #Shapes

  • You are now In London, that great sea, whose ebb and flow At once is deaf and loud, and on the shore Vomits its wrecks, and still howls on for more. Yet in its depth what treasures!
    -- Percy Bysshe Shelley

    #Sea #Ebb And Flow #Treasure

  • Every task is given equal importance - that way I can pick and choose my tasks based on the ebb and flow of my creative metabolism.
    -- Sara Genn

    #Ebb And Flow #Creative #Way

  • That's one wonderful thing about country music - it shifts, ebbs, and flows stylistically, unlike pop music.
    -- Steven Curtis Chapman

    #Country #Ebb And Flow #Wonderful

  • The question of how the ebb and flow of a highly developed mind can be catered to by a physical brain, and the related question of how the one impacts the other, are the hardest-ever challenges to human ingenuity and imagination.
    -- Susan Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield

    #Ebb And Flow #Impact #Imagination

  • Its not about passion. Passion is something that we tend to overemphasize, that we certainly place too much importance on. Passion ebbs and flows. To me, it's about desire. If you have constant, unwavering desire to be a cook, then u'll be a great cook.
    -- Thomas Keller

    #Passion #Ebb And Flow #Desire

  • O precious is the pause between the winds that come and go, / And sweet the silence of the shores between the ebb and flow.
    -- Arthur O'Shaughnessy

    #Sweet #Wind #Ebb And Flow

  • Everybody - even huge movie stars - have downs. That's just how it is. The work ebbs and flows. My manager and I were saying, 'Let's remember that in 2013 we were soooo busy.' So whenever it is that we're not, maybe it'll come back again. Maybe it won't. But you've gotta love the ride.
    -- Betsy Brandt

    #Love #Stars #Ebb And Flow

  • Places where one can experience some of that separation from the world of the familiar, to defamiliarize ourselves with what we take for granted and enter into the ebb and flow of another culture, it certainly is one of the more valuable things that we do as human beings.
    -- Diana L. Eck

    #Ebb And Flow #Culture #World

  • I don't feel bound by the ebbs and flows of musical trends, or what's happening with new music in general.
    -- Kevin Shields

    #Ebb And Flow #Musical #Trends

  • The sea ebbs and flows, but the rock remains unmoved.
    -- Robert Murray M'Cheyne

    #Rocks #Sea #Ebb And Flow

  • It's pretty easy to think of the idea of a story, and maybe even to write a scene or two, but understanding the ebb and flow of a narrative, where to leave the little clues your protagonist (and reader) need, while playing fair, takes a lot more skill and patience than you might think.
    -- Dennis Green

    #Writing #Thinking #Ebb And Flow