„Any given moment—no matter how casual, how ordinary—is poised, full of gaping life.“

—  Anne Michaels, livro Fugitive Pieces

Fonte: Fugitive Pieces

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—  Fernando Pessoa, livro Livro do Desassossego

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Original: Entre mim e a vida há um vidro ténue. por mais nitidamente que eu veja e compreenda a vida, eu não lhe posso tocar.

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„Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.“

—  John Milton English epic poet 1608 - 1674

Attributed to Milton at http://quotationsbook.com/quote/31964/#sthash.zAJjMqmY.dpbs, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverence_(emotion)#Quotations, great-quotes.com, and brainyquote.com.
Spirituality author Sarah Ban Breathnach writes, in her 1996 Simple Abundance Journal of Gratitude: "Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life (is it abundant or is it lacking?) and the world (is it friendly or is it hostile?)." A Milton quotation occurs on the same page.
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„Life is always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.“

—  Paulo Coelho Brazilian lyricist and novelist 1947

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„Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.“

—  Morarji Desai Former Indian Finance Minister, Freedom Fighters, Former prime minister 1896 - 1995

As quoted in Change your Body - Is your Body Acidic or Alkaline? http://books.google.co.in/books?id=n4iZAgAAQBAJ&pg=PT44 (2014) by Monica Wright, and Matt Thom, p. 44

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