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The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Ecstasy is not really part of the scene we can do on celluloid.
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
Honore de Balzac
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.
W. Somerset Maugham
The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.
Anyone who hasn't experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.
The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch at the core While cheeks burn, arms open, eyes shut, and lips meet!
Melancholy is as seductive as Ecstasy.
I remember all too well the premiere of Ecstasy when I watched my bare bottom bounce across the screen and my mother and father sat there in shock.
As a small child, I felt in my heart two contradictory feelings, the horror of life and the ecstasy of life.
My job in this life is to give people spiritual ecstasy through music. In my concerts people cry, laugh, dance. If they climaxed spiritually, I did my job. I did it decently and honestly.
There's an ecstasy about doing something really good on film: the composition of a shot, the drama within the shot, the texture... It's palpable.
There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
Existence itself does not feel horrible; it feels like an ecstasy, rather, which we have only to be still to experience.
Poetry for me is as much a spiritual practice as sexual ecstasy is.
Man thrives where angels would die of ecstasy and where pigs would die of disgust.
To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.
It totally ruins my voice. I quit smoking, drinking, and doing ecstasy.
It is through the cracks in our brains that ecstasy creeps in.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Nature best teaches how to pray, and how to reverence all the gifts the Almighty has given us. She is like a vast outspread handkerchief, embroidered with God's eternal name, on which we may dry alike our tears of sorrow and of joy; she turns weeping into ecstasy, and fills our hearts with speechless, quiet reverence and resignation.
Not every song I write is ecstasy. And it can happen only one time. After that, when you sing the same melody and words, it's pleasure, but you don't get wiped out.
The poetry that sustains me is when I feel that, for a minute, the clouds have parted and I've seen ecstasy or something.
After an eternity of seeking the sudden threshold of seeing and finding leaves one filled with a strange paradox of ecstasy and grief. I was born to see.
The anorexic body is held in the grip of will alone; its meaning is far from stable. What it says - 'Notice me, feed me, mother me' - is not what it means, for such attentions constitute an agonising test of that will, and also threaten to return the body to the dreaded 'normality' it has been such ecstasy to escape.
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