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Recitation Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Recitation

Please enjoy these Recitation Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

The first epics were intended for recitation;
the literary epic is meant to be read.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate,
can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth.
- Frank Luntz

The function of Theology? The recitation of the incomprehensible
by the unspeakable to pick the pockets of the unthinking.
- Robert Anton Wilson

But the gravest difficulty, and perhaps the most important,
in poetry meant solely for recitation,
is the difficulty of achieving verbal beauty,
or rather of making verbal beauty tell.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

 

I write quite a lot of sonnets, and I think of them almost as prayers:
short and memorable,
something you can recite.
- Carol Ann Duffy

If we eat any food, or drink any beverage,
we must recite a blessing over them before and after.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his
lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull.
- Rod Serling

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Sonnets are guys writing in English,
imitating an Italian song form.
It was a form definitely sung as often as it was recited.
- Steve Earle

Series of syllables which have been learned by heart,
forgotten, and learned anew must be similar as to their
inner conditions at the times when they can be recited.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

Our sages of blessed memory have said that we must
not enjoy any pleasure in this world without reciting a blessing.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

Never believe that true prayer consists in mere babbling,
reciting so many psalms and vigils, saying your beads
while you allow your thoughts to roam.
- Johannes Tauler

There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen
than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.
- Jesse Ventura

When life takes me on a new journey,
I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital
put on my face and I move forward.
- Andrea Thompson

The citizens of America expect more.
They deserve and they want more than a recital of problems.
- Barbara Jordan

If you have a recital to do, you have to memorize the songs.
I never use music when I do recitals.
It produces an instant barrier, both for yourself and the audience.
- Bryn Terfel

The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune,
and willing avoids the sight of distress.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Acting is a sense of wonder and magic and mystery for
me and when life takes me on a new journey,
I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital
put on my face and I move forward.
- Andrea Thompson

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Joy is a choice - but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Life is a sum of all your choices.
- Albert Camus

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Life is a journey - enjoy the journey.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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