Quotation Explorer - 'Intense'

We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities but its own talents. - Eric Hoffer
Love is not just an ecstasy, not just an intense feeling. It is a driving force. It is something that carries us through our life of joyful duty.
A thick, intense fog was rolling in from the ocean, which created long, strange shadows to form like creatures of their own kind. - Keira D. Skye
In today's world hunger for sanity seems to be more intense than our hunger for food. - Munia Khan
Girls who like each other have a different energy. More intense. Furtive. They're part of a secret world. They speak in code, like spies. Everything has a hidden meaning. - Leah Reader
Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious to injure opponents than to benefit the world at large no great good is to be expected.
All that really matters isto feel alive, if only for a single moment –to feel in Intense Sensationthat our existence is not an endless repetitionof sleeping, eating, drinking, and dressing. - Pietros Maneos
Give us an intense distaste for things that displease You and a renewed pleasure in things that bring You honor and magnify Your truth. - Charles R. Swindoll
The At-mun-shi were as pagan as all the tribes in Africa, but they were peaceable and they were, as well, intense in their love of freedom. - Elizabeth Yates
The passage is free for those who think you are not good enough for them: at your level, I think the best option is to sit back, relax and listen to a cool music, while watching them pack out of your life, and that's when you feel the intense release from the pit of hell. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I feel a flash of grief so intense it almost makes me cry out: not for what I lost, but for the chances I missed. - Lauren Oliver
Your trials equal the power of God that works in you. If your battles are intense, then what God has deposited in you is deep. - Paul Gitwaza
It's an intense feeling of human experience when a connection has the kind of power to turn dreams into a reality or crush them almost instantly. Those are the souls you remember decades down the road. - Nikki Rowe
Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has known. - Oscar Wilde
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. - Eric Hoffer
I am the Vampire Lestat. I'm immortal more or less. The light of the sun, the sustained heat of an intense fire-these things might destroy me. But then again, they might not. - Anne Rice
Truth, like love and sleep, resents approaches that are too intense. - W.H. Auden
He (Mario Vargas Llosa) looks grave, transported. And there, I think, is the personality that wrote the books: one in which a subversive comic sense and appetite for the ridiculous jostle with an intense, statesmanlike seriousness about the business of being alive. - Tim Martin
Do not expose your LaserWriter to fire or intense heat.
As hatred is defined as intense dislike, what is wrong with inciting intense dislike of a religion, if the activities or teachings of that religion are so outrageous, irrational or abusive of human rights that they deserve to be intensely disliked? - Rowan Atkinson
Not the intense momentIsolated, with no before and after,But a lifetime burning in every moment. - T.S. Eliot
Life wants each of us to live on the 'A Team' - Wider, ever more intense Acceptance of good in our lives. Wider, ever more intense Awareness of good in our lives. Wider, ever more intense Action for good in our lives. Laura Teresa Marquez - www.upwardjoy.com
When, indeed, men speak of Beauty, they mean, precisely, not a quality, as is supposed, but an effect - they refer, in short, just to that intense and pure elevation of soul - not of intellect, or of heart. - Edgar Allan Poe
I could watch him do this until morning never asking questions and never interrupting his work. I worship quietly his intense focus and attention to detail and then, out of no where, I realize the inconvenient, inappropriate truth: ‘I love this man… and it has swallowed me. - Jennifer Elisabeth
We are so made that we can derive intense enjoyment only from a contrast and very little from a state of things. - Sigmund Freud
The ministry of prayer, if it be anything worthy of the name, is a ministry of ardor, a ministry of unwearied and intense longing after God and after his holiness. - E.M.Bounds
Physicists explain creation by telling us that the universe began with the Big Bang, an intense energy singularity that continued expanding. But pray, please do explain who created the singularity? - Ashwin Sanghi
Intense love does not measure, it just gives. - Mother Teresa
Just remember that those who feel profoundly depressed are those whose happiness is likewise intense. What's so wrong with that? - Ashly Lorenzana
Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. - Franz Kafka
Poetry, above all, is a series of intense moments - its power is not in narrative. I'm not dealing with facts, I'm dealing with emotion. - Carol Ann Duffy
Dedicate some of your life to others. Your dedication will not be a sacrifice. It will be an exhilarating experience because it is an intense effort applied toward a meaningful end. - Dr. Thomas Dooley
I grow more intense as I age. - Florida Scott-Maxwell
Intense feelings of any kind keep people with you. Some you may want, others you won't. To forget people, and you never really forget, feel indifference. - Donna Lynn Hope
Few things a doctor does are more important than relieving pain. . . pain is soul destroying. No patient should have to endure intense pain unnecessarily. The quality of mercy is essential to the practice of medicine; here, of all places, it should not be strained. - Marcia Angell
Love is floating somewhere in the beautiful horizon with an equal wave length with same frequency of intense feelings - Seema Gupta
Happiness is an indescribable intense ecstasy of life that comes from deep love and kindness for the world and all of its contents. - Debasish Mridha
I am a lover born to love each part and parcel of the universe with my deep intense emotions. I love to connect with the world and each connection enriches my existence as it blends in my identity. - Harshada Pathare
Stamina is utterly important. And stamina is only possible if it's managed well. People think all they need to do is endure one crazy, intense, job-free creative burst and their dreams will come true. They are wrong, they are stupidly wrong. - Hugh Macleod
A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience. - Wallis Duchess of Windsor
Living is art.Breathing and heart beating is music.Seeing is painting the world with our eyes.Touching is sculpting the shape of everything.Life is the most intense art of all. - Jacob Nordby
To see the beauties, mysteries and magics of your existence look at it with intense love, child's wonder and joyful heart. - Debasish Mridha
There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen. - Sean O'Faolain
Life is for intense love; yearning for love is the basis of an intense life. - Debasish Mridha
With every increase in the degree of consciousness, and in proportion to that increase, the intensity of despair increases: the more consciousness the more intense the despair. - Søren Kierkegaard
I have a duty to speak the truth as I see it and share not just my triumphs, not just the things that felt good, but the pain, the intense, often unmitigated pain. It is important to share how I know survival is survival and not just a walk throught the rain. - Audre Lorde
Some people come into your life at the right time for the most intense reasons and then some leave your life at the perfect time for the most saddest of reasons, time decides who you meet & you decide who stays. - Nikki Rowe
In the most surreal, the most joyful, the most beautiful, the most intense, the most alive moments of life, you are absorbed into the horizon which is at its most invisible, elusive, perfect blend of sky and sea. - Connie Kerbs
The dreams we had of finding meaning and fulfillment through our jobs have faded into the reality of professional politics, burnout, boredom and intense competition. - Vicki Robin
Story should be a descent -- the feeling that there is an intense gravity to the narrative that draws you down, down, down. - Chuck Wendig
Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of happy mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give. - Bertrand Russell
This time the fluttery feeling in my stomach was more intense. It made the inside of my thighs tingle and my breathing deepen. - P.C. Cast
It's precisely in despair that you find the most intense pleasure, especially if you are already powerfully conscious of the hopelessness of your predicament. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
When pain is intense, you are at a climax. You can then see the light of transcendence. - Debasish Mridha
The warrior learns of the spiritual realm by dwelling on the cutting edge of the sword, standing at the edge of the fire pit, venturing right up to the edge of starvation if necessary. Vibrant and intense living is the warrior's form of worship. - Stephen K. Hayes
Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation. - Gustave Flaubert
What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire. - Ovid
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