Quotation Explorer - 'Momentary'

Self pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality. - John Gardner
Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astounding universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy. - Carl Sagan
The shutter of the photographer's camera makes that repeated mechanical sound. That unlocking and locking of the doors of light to send momentary images of the present into the light trap of the past. - Simon Mawer
Your body is like a dew-drop on the morning grass, your life is as brief as a flash of lightning. Momentary and vain, it is lost in a moment. (From 'Fukan zazengi') - Dōgen
I may be 65 tomorrow, but i have no plans to 'let go.My psychiatrist asked me the same thing. He said he wanted to give me a pill so I wouldn’t obsess so much over momentary things. I told him I don’t want a pill. I want an answer. - Yuvika Mathur
When you understand the internal process of life, first time, you realize that the personal identity that you carry in your mind, exists only at the time of momentary experience, and as the experience is forgotten, so the personal identity gets forgotten with it. - Roshan Sharma
Memories, like everything else, are momentary. - Santosh Kalwar
Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace. - ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you. - G. M. Trevelyan
It was a momentary laughter, in which our souls united. But I think there comes a point in love, a unique moment which later on the soul seeks in vain to surpass, and that the effort to revive such happiness depletes it; that nothing thwarts happiness so much as the memory of happiness. - André Gide
When you meet joyEven in that momentary experience, This ephemeral emotion unravelsAll those colors of contentmentWhich sparkle from within - Balroop Singh
The feeling or emotion of happiness or joy is always momentary, but it’s only your imaginations, that extend your momentary happiness, for some more time. - Roshan Sharma
Events are transient, feelings are momentary, perception is optional and internalization is life long. - Debasish Mridha
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary. - Mahatma Gandhi
Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy. - Andy Mulcahy
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable. - Lord Chesterfield
My writings are reflections of my momentary thoughts, imaginations, and love for you and life in this world as a whole. - Debasish Mridha
Please write again soon. Though my own life is filled with activity, letters encourage momentary escape into others lives and I come back to my own with greater contentment. - Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Of children as of procreation - the pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable. - Evelyn Waugh
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