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I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
For me, my awakening came when I was kidnapped.
It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is.
The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation.
You know Americans are obsessed with life and death and rebirth, that's the American Cycle. You know, awakening, tragic, horrible death and then Phoenix rising from the ashes. That's the American story, again and again.
I got in trouble with the police, and that was a rude awakening. That was it. I'd seen the bottom of the pit, and it was time to scrape myself out of it.
You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. And best of all, love can happen at any age. Life can just start to get exciting when you're in your 40s and 50s. You have to believe that.
When you become a parent, you look at your parents differently. You look at being a child differently. It's an awakening, a revelation that you have.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.
We are seeing a great awakening. A national movement of We the People, brought together by what unites us - a shared love of liberty, and an understanding of the unlimited potential of free men and free women.
If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
We are witnessing a great awakening. Millions of Texans, millions of Americans are rising up to reclaim our country, to defend liberty and to restore the Constitution.
Some people have theorized that I lurched to prove myself intellectually. But it was not any lurch. It was more a kind of awakening.
The effects of human rights education can be dramatic in awakening people to the value and power of their own lives, as shown in the following stories.
I am drawn to intimate, often uncomfortable portraits of a woman persevering and awakening.
When 'The Awakening' was published it was considered so scandalous it was banned in the author's home-town library, and she herself was barred from the Fine Arts Club in the same city. What the novel has to offer, among other things, is honesty.
However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream.
One of my favorite things about 'Spring Awakening' is that it is enjoyable and important for both kids and adults to see.
I worked consistently on Broadway from when I was 8 years old through 'Spring Awakening,' which I left in 2008.
I have been involved with 'Spring Awakening' for six years. I am 20 now - I just turned 20 in August - and I originally auditioned when I was 14 years old. I auditioned for Michael Mayer, Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater.
I've known since day one of working on 'Spring Awakening' - back in 1999 - that it was special.
When I was on Broadway, my most recent Broadway show was 'Spring Awakening,' and every night I did a topless scene.
Racism has been for everyone like a horrible, tragic car crash, and we've all been heavily sedated from it. If we don't come into consciousness of this tragedy, there's going to be a violent awakening we don't want. The question is, can we wake up?
Anna Deavere Smith
One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.
I think dance is amazing because what people don't realize is like when you dance your spirit and your soul get ignited. You're not only releasing endorphins, but also your spirit is awakening. It makes you feel good and happy.
What we hear while we are asleep continues to resonate with us upon awakening.
When we fall asleep, we withdraw our awareness from its hypnotic fascination with physical sensation, thereby enabling us to listen with our now awakening sixth sense.
Recent action in Syria and Palestine also tell us that the awakening voices of democracy in those regions are occurring, and that those in that region are able to pursue it without being stifled by terrorists that are despotic.
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