Quotation Explorer - 'Flow'

The key to flow is to pursue an activity for its own sake, not for the rewards it brings."--(psychologist on the state of being he calls "flow") - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Amazing tributaries feeding where the rivers will never flow.... - Jars of Clay
Words flow from love, and speech is likewise confounded by love. It is the sweetest gesture to be without words, and with words, all the same. So too is it with the lighthearted sigh an outward expression of an abundance of the heart. - Zechariah Barrett
Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on. - Louis L'Amour
It's not that we get all the answers in life. Its just that the questions disappear and there we flow with life - quenched yet thirsty; full yet empty. - Rashmit Kalra
I saw with my eyes people with and without purpose, people with the purpose know where they are going and the others follow the flow!? - Deyth Banger
Become a fountain of peace to spread the flow of joy to everyone. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes ideas flow from my mind in a raging river of stringed sentences; I can scarcely scribble on the page fast enough to keep up with the mental current. Sometimes, however, beavers move in and dam the whole thing up. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Tears are God's gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow. - Rita Schiano
Write at a pace that doesn't surpass your creative flow. Don't be hasty; don't be sloppy. Don't forfeit impressive writing for an impressive word count. Because eventually it will all have to be edited, and you'll find that it is harder to make bad writing good than to make good writing better. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Flow is something the reader experiences, not the writer. - Verlyn Klinkenborg
Our lives can be compared to beautiful streams, which are destined to flow, grow in majesty to create wonderful features such as cascading waterfalls, and give nourishment and life to those in its path. - Inshan Meahjohn
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being. - Baal Shem Tov
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song. - Michael Jackson
Life is a flow of changes—transient and ephemeral. - Debasish Mridha
As your faith is strengthened, you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will and that you will flow with them to your great delight and benefit. - Emmanuel Teney
Grease the guillotine with the fat of tyrants. Pull the concubine out of the clergyman`s bed. Monarch`s blood must flow, as thick as our boots. From there the free republic will rise. - Friedrich Hecker
Withholding information is the essence of tyranny. Control of the flow of information is the tool of the dictatorship. - Bruce Coville
Whatever we conceive well we express clearly, and words flow with ease. - Nicolas Boileau
There is force in the universe, which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results. - Mahatma Gandhi
History is an amazing presence--it is the place where vanished time gathers. While we are in the flow of time, it is difficult to glean its significance, and it is only in looking back that we can recognize the hidden dimensions at work within a particular era or epoch. - John O'Donohue
Life is like a river—it keeps flowing, flowing, and flowing till it merges into the sea. Nothing can stop the flow of Life, but you can enjoy the Journey. - RVM
Some days I like to wander to old and warn our places, forests ripped apart by man and streams that carry stagnant water where it use to flow. There is a sense of clarity in these places, a reflection of who I am or atleast who I have been. Broken, yet still incredibly beautiful. - Nikki Rowe
Anger is how you feel. Hate is not letting your anger flow - Tambré Bryant
Don't go through life with a closed mind. Allow innovations and creativity to flow. We should always challenge ourselves to excel in more ways than one. Be open to ideas or suggestions on how to improve. And, the chances of reaching your goals will increase enormously. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
There is something mysterious yet definitely accessible to us all under the agitated waves of difficulty that allows us to feel and flow along a more comprehensive intuitive and spiritual understanding of true meaning. And to find solace, accepting serenity and even beauty within it. - Darrell Calkins
...prose unfolds in time; and time contains both obstacles and revelations. Prose develops, the way characters and situations do. It requires a flow. A poem is an instant, lightning across the sky. Prose is before the storm, the storm, after the storm. - Molly Peacock
Your life is not a result of your potential, skills or desires, but of your consistent expectations and actions, which largely flow from your values and beliefs. - Christopher Babson
Your presence is enough to go through life. More and more you observe life, more and more you can let lose yourself with the free flow of life. - Roshan Sharma
Like money used wisely, awareness comes & we let it go. Like life, it arises infinitely, to tease & to soothe, to flow through us. - Jay Woodman
The most important aspect of life is not the creation, but the creator in you and the process of creation. Once you realize the flow of cosmic energy inside, along with its source, you understand the creator of the universe, and its cosmic order. - Roshan Sharma
instinct leads me to another flow - Queen Latifah
Enjoy flow of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Sometimes, what’s so right turns out to be wrong. And sometimes what’s so wrong turns out to be right. Did you ever think it may be time to just go with the flow? - Charles F. Glassman
I've known rivers:I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins.My soul has grown deep like the rivers. - Langston Hughes
Go past the insecurity. Go past the little voice that says doing that thing will hurt you. Instead let the pain flow through you, and just hold on. At that very point, you will find yourself invincible. - Rishank Jhavar
To quench my longing I bent me low By the streams of the spirits of Peace that flow In that magical wood in the land of sleep. - Sarojini Naidu
God is the source of my supply. His riches flow to me freely, copiously, and abundantly. All my financial and other needs are met at every moment of time and point of space; there is always a divine surplus. - Joseph Murphy
Keep flowing even its good or bad. Stilness is ultimate result of flow, path of yoga is to keep flowing. - Yogi Vini
Many talk about flowing against the wind, but its only fools, who goes against the wind. The wise one’s, simply adjust themselves with the flow of the wind. - Roshan Sharma
Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves. This shows we are made to live by charity. - C.S. Lewis
Let your feelings flow and the scribbled words stay as a sovereign of the moment. - Somya Kedia
The fortune of us that are the moon's men doth ebb and flow like the sea, being governed, as the sea is, by the moon. - William Shakespeare
River of life will always flow from The Church.― Dr - Paul Gitwaza
I would often invent this dream for myself at the edge of sleep, and then it was strange how content it would make me, how it would make peace and consolation flow, and I would close my eyes and float on it into my real dreams which were never so kind [...]. - Alice Munro
i see tear drops flow from youre eyes and relise life is sometimes hard but crying is not something to be ashamed about - tv show kagal
Love is easy early on...it's when feelings ebb and flow and the busyness of life creeps in that real love shines through in small conscious choices. - Steve Knox
Cash flow never comes from making people redundant. - kamil Toume
I dream of being there,Where the skies lie below,Clouds flow like the endless river,Where all the divinity is before me, with me,And in the shadows yet above all,Above all who choose to hide,I run along the stars,Wake up the ever-glowing sky,And sleep to the sound of the universes beating heart... - Mrinalini Mitra
When we let the energy of our existence flow freely, without being obstructed by fear, happiness finds its way into our daily lives. - Raphael Zernoff
Because you have to just go with the flow. Your life is not your own, with people coming in and out all the time. You get mellow because you have to. - Sarah Dessen
Acquiring of wisdom is a function of inquisitiveness for information and keenness for learning. Plenty of resource and the gravity of flow will ensure a momentum good enough for learning. - Priyavrat Thareja
Our land is more valuable than your money. As long as the sun shines and the waters flow, this land will be here to give life to men and animals; therefore, we cannot sell this land. It was put here for us by the Great Spirit and we cannot sell it because it does not belong to us. - Anonymous
Relationships aren’t meant to be based upon example. If you go with the flow all will come. - Dominic Riccitello
Feeling grateful to breathe a new day. Gratitude is a way to submit to the flow of life. - Vishwas Chavan
What are you grateful for? Get in the habit of being grateful, even for a small thing. It opens up your energy for positivity and blessings to flow to you. - Eileen Anglin
With wine ideas flow, without ideas wine flows. - Michele Jennae
What you do with ease is your passion. It is a realm of flow like a continuous flowing stream . - Lailah Gifty Akita
The flow of knowledge towards the mind should be moderated by the faculties of the mind itself, based on the acceptability of nothing but the mind. - Abhijit Naskar
Everything is temporary; Emotions, thoughts, people and scenery. Do not become attached, just flow with it. - Anonymous
...To see your life flow in obscurity among the treasures of the heart and of nature, happy in your anonymity, and to occasionally lose yourself in reading or in the pleasure of being a sensitive admirer of the fine arts; that’s the image of modern life you’re looking for! - Paul-Amadeus Dienach
It's not about the speed of the river, but flow of the current. - Lyle Rubins
Don't hold it, shouldn't stop it. Let it come, let it flow. Let it reach the positivity, bring the happiness - Dessy Dinata
The universe is a life giving force that is part of us. It flows in harmony through us guiding our every step. It maintain the harmony and flow of life. It gives us the passion and the knowledge we need to live and be inspired by. Yet in return, it is inspired by the human spirit - Sameh Elsayed
Emotions, moods, impulses, ebb and flow with the tide of my life. Tidal waves, at times, in a bipolar mind. - H.g.
The Universe is saying: Allow me to flow through you unrestricted, and you will see the greatest magic you have ever seen. - Klaus Joehle
Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.
Sit and quiet yourself. Luxuriate in a certain memory and the details will come. Let the images flow. You'll be amazed at what will come out on paper. I'm still learning what it is about the past that I want to write. I don't worry about it. It will emerge. It will insist on being told. - Frank McCourt
When you move like a jellyfish rhyth don't mean nothing. You go with the flow, you don't stop. Move like a jellyfish, rhythm means nothing.You go with the flow you don't stop. - Jack Johnson
Let your love flow where the beautiful things are and something beautiful will always come your way. - Robert M. Drake
Where there is increase there is a constant flow of people - Sunday Adelaja
When you get lost in the flow of life, find yourself in the fortress of God! - Mary Kate
To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable. - Aaron Copland
For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow. - Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve
Literature is not a picture of life, but is a separate experience with its own kind of flow and enhancement. - William Stafford
The constant free flow of communication amount us-enabling the free interchange of ideas-forms the very bloodstream of our nation. It keeps the mind and body of our democracy eternally vital, eternally young. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Man cannot bear to be in the wrong. As soon as he feels guilt or remorse, he bends his ethics to suit himself. Actions do not flow from ethics, but ethics from actions, and it is by refining our actions that we refine our ethics. - Neel Burton
Don't force it, if there isn't flow let it go. - Nikki Rowe
The prayer of a trained theurgist is like the majestic flow of a large river; but an ignorant and weak person can produce only something similar to an irregular trickle from a half-clogged tap. - Mouni Sadhu
You cannot give out one frequency, that of disrespect, and expect respect to flow toward you. Neither can you hold on to your biases, prejudices, and negative thinking toward something, and expect that something positive will return to you. - Stephen Richards
If you’re going to be a writer, the first essential is just to write. Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to flow. - Louis L’Amour
the best ideas flow at night - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
Some things must remain the same in order for the universe to flow properly. One pebble dashed out across the ocean leaves a lifetime of ripples. They call it the butterfly effect. - Louise Mullins
A river continues to flow despite losing a few drops at each turn. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Free your mind and be in flow of life's ups and downs. Be accepting of wherever you are on your journey - Karon Waddell
A poem is a frozen momentmelted by each reader for themselvesto flow into the here and now. - Hilde Domin
Control what you can, but flow with what you can’t. - Alan Cohen
When the river meets the sea, he dies! Because the character of the river is to flow and when the character dies, everything dies! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. - Lao Tzu
Love is easy early on...its when the busyness of life creeps in and felling ebb and flow that real love shines through in small choices. - Steve Knox
We have no control of the laws of life. We only have to flow with the rhythm of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Real hard work and satisfaction will bring a detachment from time and worries. Do what you love and life will flow downstream. - Phil Wohl
I am choosing to flow with the current of life rather than lying in a tide pool experiencing the same things again and again. - Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it. - Frank Herbert
After all those neurochemicals are drained out, it takes a while for them to replenish so on the back end of flow state...I can barely string sentences together. I become stupid. - Steven Kotler, Dean Potter
May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Relationship Time to Aloneness." Having a companion fixes you in time and that of the present, but when the quality of aloneness settles down, past, present and future all flow together. A memory, a present event, and a forecast all equally present. - John Steinbeck
Do not limit your Sacred Space to the literal, such as a small room or office. Allow this energy to flow from deep within, so that every where you go, no matter what the circumstance, you will always be immersed in the divine - Gary Hopkins
I am the river of love, I am the flow of life. - Debasish Mridha
I must stand up in search of the truth, if I don't I only roll with the flow of the lie and make it stronger.
He was beautiful and still is, we just couldn’t flow within the same constellation. - Dominic Riccitello
Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual's cash flow and wealth. - Robert T. Kiyosaki
When one is at the edge and falls then it’s a splendour to many an eyes until the flow begins all over again - keep flowing because that’s what’s life is about. - Amit Abraham
You’ll know that you and the vision are one when your actions flow out of a knowing that’s greater than your fears. Sure, you might be stunned by an obstacle, but it doesn’t determine your ultimate response. Your ultimate response comes from your true, authentic, pure voice. - Suzette Hinton
If we do not judge flow of life by the limited human understanding, we will flow through life calmly and effortlessly. - Aditya Ajmera
The other day, when I was deciding where to place a mountain range, how to make a river's flow detour around underground stalactite caves, and what precise color to give the sky at sunset, I realized I was God... or an artist and a writer. - Vera Nazarian
Water will not flow from a faucet that is not connected to its source. - Mary Morrissey
You don't need to understand what the world is, just let your life flow with it and become something - Jayson Engay
Allow the power to flow through you. Don’t try to capture it. You wish only to borrow it. - G.G. Collins
Forgiveness is the only way to reverse the irreversible flow of history. - Hannah Arendt
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn. - John Muir
Every wave in an ocean has a secret to tell you; life is a wave of love so let it flow over you endlessly. - Debasish Mridha
Life is a dance between heaven and earth, the ebb and flow of life. - Maurice Spees
Some people simply seem to know how to live. They know when to seize the day, when to go with the flow, and when to row for dear life. - Nel Newman
The amazing feeling that triggers the fountain of words that flow in my belly. - Euginia Herlihy
Let prosperity flow into you like the waves of love and kindness that fill your heart and mind. - Debasish Mridha
Let our road be long, let it be very long, let it be very very long and in fact let our road be infinite! Travel means flow, flow means life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I would like to explode, flow, crumble into dust, and my disintegration would be my masterpiece. - Emil Cioran
Plant seeds of kindness and watch your blessings flow abundantly - Charmaine J Forde
Your inner natural flow of life connects you with the natural flow of life that takes place in the universe. - Roshan Sharma
Trust what you know; have faith in where you go; if there's no wind, row; or go with the flow. - Ed Parrish III
You being in your flow helps the rest of us fall into ours. - Tehya Sky
Aspirations don’t make poets, perseverance does. Flow with the emotions, let your imagination soar, find what ignites the fire within and let it go wild. - Balroop Singh
Upon those who step into the same rivers different and ever different waters flow down.
Water doesn't know where it's going to flow, it just flows. - Bert McCoy
Viciousness is part of the world we live in, some of us choose to ignore it with the rationalisation of wanting only positivity to flow our way. How selfish we have become! That the pain of others has become a hindrance to the fulfilment of our positive selves. - Aysha Taryam
As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit." ~ - Emmanuel
Passion is a realm of flow like a continuous flowing stream. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Focus on kindness not on hate.Bliss will flow to open the gate. - Debasish Mridha
​A carefully constructed structure of education is supposed to smoothen the pursuit of knowledge, instead of restricting the flow of knowledge. - Abhijit Naskar
Life continues to flow even if you want to stop for a moment. - Debasish Mridha
Poetry is the language of the soul;Poetic Prose, the language of my heart.Each line must flow as in a song,and strike a chord that rings forever.To me, words are music! - Lori R. Lopez
Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony. - Seneca
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
I go with the flow but I write against it. - Tamara Jasmine Burrell
Notwithstanding how uncanny moments of life might be, you never walk backwards. Once you take a step, you move forward by a step with a step. That is life! Even a child would never crawl backward and so would streams hardly flow backward. Just keep moving when it is a must to move! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Even if you be Mendacious.. I know deep in your heart.. you don't wish to be one.. its just, you r acting so 'cos u not letting your heart flow.. and you think your Mendacious actions will make situations convenient to me..!! - Abhijeet Sawant
The ideas flow like milk and honey in my land, my mind. - T.S. Wright
Like a floating feather in the air, take life very lightly and joyfully adjust to the flow of life. - Debasish Mridha
You have to, take a deep breath. and allow the music to flow through you. Revel in it, allow yourself to awe. When you play allow the music to break your heart with its beauty. - Kelly White
‎"With each experience we grow and become more aware of the inner beauty that lies within us. Ultimately we are truly our own leader. We lead the connection and flow of life that is our inheritance. - Rabbi Yossi
Don't hyperbolize when things don't flow according to your plan. Things could change when you least expect it. And it is crucial to be flexible at all times. - Aireen C. Pontillo
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The waters of spirituality are forever changing and forever constant. Prejudice or fixed ideas can only weigh you down and remove you from the flow. - The Book of Metanoia (D. Williamsen) - Dannye Williamsen
If you can't fight and you can't flee, flow. - Robert Elias
Flattery does not encourage the perfect flow of love in the vein of your relationship. Be genuine and speak out what you feel for each other without hiding the painful truth. - Michael Bassey Johnson
By freeze-framing the image of our lifestyle, by stopping our mental clock at times and letting time flow, 'psychological' time can replace 'chronological' time and our human condition can be called into question. This opens the door to a new challenge and a new future. ( "Svp "Arrêt sur image" ) - Erik Pevernagie
A good book is like a stream, with which we can flow slowly, playfully, it lets us savor the joy of weaving the magic of lovely thoughts, revealing the secrets of life with beautiful words. - Balroop Singh
Luck is flow and force. There's no power that can fully take that into account, fate is still wavering. - Nobuyuki Fukumoto
I can see her weighing her response, concentrating like a cliff diver studying the ebb and flow of the tide."Um, well... could you at least give me an idea?""Two weeks give or take a week or two. - Greg Logsted
Love in action puts a mind at ease. It creates wonders and good feelings. Such is the magic word that when you allow it to flow freely, it awakens every human heart, and uplifts every human spirit. - Rita Barnes
The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum."(Adlai E. Stevenson, 1900-1965, American Lawyer, Politician) - Adlai E. Stevenson II
Yes, the long memory is the most radical idea in this country. It is the loss of that long memory which deprives our people of that connective flow of thoughts and events that clarifies our vision, not of where we're going, but where we want to go. - Utah Phillips
Focus on peace not on war.Love, live, share and care. Focus on kindness not on hate.Bliss will flow to open the gate.Focus on joy, not on hurt or fear.The earth will dance, peace to share. - Debasish Mridha
Create life, that allow you to have a free flow from inside. This will happen when you improve your inner world and create life more out of understanding. - Roshan Sharma
We have been to the moon, we have charted the depths of the ocean and the heart of the atom, but we have a fear of looking inward to ourselves because we sense that is where all the contradictions flow together. - Terence McKenna
When I am ..... completely myself, entirely alone... or during the night when I cannot sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly. Whence and how these ideas come I know not nor can I force them. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Glow with the flow. - Jennifer Sodini
She breathes all the political gases that flow around this, but she never seems to inhale them. - John F. Kennedy
If we can accept the laws of the universe, the ebb and flow of joy and tragedy, then we have everything we need to embrace our true freedom. - Sarah Winman
On the surface, reality may appear the same each day, but in essence, we are new every moment of our lives. The potential for change and growth is unlimited if we allow ourselves to surrender to the flow. - Dorit Brauer
when there is no sound mind in the society people's thinking and their decisions, don’t always follow the natural flow of logic, because the society and the culture of the land has polluted the minds of ordinary people - Sunday Adelaja
Love can flow like the river, fly with the bird, sing with the crickets at night. It is in the energy of the river, the flight of the bird, the song from the cricket. There is nowhere where love is not. - Janet G. Nestor
Forcing the muse to let thoughts flow; equals to pushing a child, into labor. - Aniruddha Sastikar
In such a society as ours the only possible chance for change, for mobility, for political, economic, and moral flow lies in the tactics of guerrilla warfare, in the use of fictions, of language. - Kathy Acker
People live on the flow of the daily reality and they surge on the waves of hazy expectations. They can experience pleasant junctures and try to catch and enjoy each special moment that is offered to them. Until life takes them by surprise. - Erik Pevernagie
If you mould yourself according to time and let yourself flow with the changingcircumstances, see, what you will soon transform into. - Deep Trivedi
Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.
I was thinking about how disjointedly time seemed to flow, passing in a blur at times, with single images standing out more clearly than others. And then, at other times, every second was significant, etched in my mind. - Stephenie Meyer
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry. - Gaston Bachelard
When someone loves you, a river of positive charges flow inside you to fill you with joy and bliss. - Debasish Mridha
See money currency - as the flow of energy and giving that cycles between you, others and me. Now let it flow kindly, fairly and mindfully. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The one who has found inner silence, stops pondering over the meaning of life and starts living it. That's the journey from "going with the flow" to "being the flow. - Rashmit Kalra
Water and grace flow to persons and places that are lower. - Radhe Maa
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