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Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
Laughter is an instant vacation.
What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts go so fast. Fashion is instant language.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
To me, the magic of photography, per se, is that you can capture an instant of a second that couldn't exist before and couldn't exist after. It's almost like a cowboy that draws his gun. You draw a second before or after, you miss and you're dead - not them. To me, photography's always like that.
Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So it's good to capture people when they are themselves.
One look at an email can rob you of 15 minutes of focus. One call on your cell phone, one tweet, one instant message can destroy your schedule, forcing you to move meetings, or blow off really important things, like love, and friendship.
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.
Kindness is not about instant gratification. More often, it's akin to a low-risk investment that appreciates steadily over time.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
Henry David Thoreau
I made an instant connection with boxing right away. Boxing became such a part of me. I ate boxing, I slept boxing, I lived boxing. Boxing was a way of expressing myself because I was not that outspoken.
Sugar Ray Leonard
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant.
My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
That said, the question remains: how to strike the balance between free speech and mutual respect in this mixed-up world, both blessed and cursed with instant communication? We should not fight fire with fire, threats with threats.
Timothy Garton Ash
Email, instant messaging, and cell phones give us fabulous communication ability, but because we live and work in our own little worlds, that communication is totally disorganized.
Marilyn vos Savant
I now know that things I always thought I could depend on can crash in an instant. Because of the love that I have been shown, I now know what it means to be 'beloved.' I now know that no breath is to be taken for granted.
This is part of the involuntary bargain we make with the world just by being alive. We get to experiences the splendor of nature, the beauty of art, the balm of love and the sheer joy of existence, always with the knowledge that illness, injury, natural disaster, or pure evil can end it in an instant for ourselves or someone we love.
I'm sorry, it's true. Having children really changes your view on these things. We're born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It's been happening for a long time. Technology is not changing it much - if at all.
Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
The style of ancient Egyptian art is transcendently clear, something 8-year-olds can recognize in an instant. Its consistency and codification is one of the most epic visual journeys in all art, one that lasts 30 dynasties spread over 3,000 years.
During the past few decades, modern technology, with radio, TV, air travel, and satellites, has woven a network of communication which puts each part of the world in to almost instant contact with all the other parts.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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