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Spark Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Spark

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

At times our own light goes out
and is rekindled by a spark from another person.
Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude
of those who have lighted the flame within us.
- Albert Schweitzer

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Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred.
Ritual is the spark that must not go out.
- Christina Baldwin

The spark of the mind - the sparkle of the soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The work of the individual still remains the spark
that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
- Igor Sikorsky

 

Nature teaches more than she preaches.
There are no sermons in stones.
It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
- John Burroughs

Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams,
but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit,
compassion, love, and understanding.
- Louis Gerstner

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire,
called conscience.
- George Washington

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As a young child, I played the violin.
I think that that started the spark.
- Peggy Fleming

Waiting for the spark from heaven to fall.
- Matthew Arnold

My novels aren't really generated by a single conceptual spark;
it's more a process of many different elements that
come together unexpectedly over a long period of time.
- Donna Tartt

You can give some kind of spark of life to a comic
that a photograph doesn't really have.
A photograph, even if it's connecting with you,
it seems very dead on the page sometimes.
- Daniel Clowes

Yes, love indeed is light from heaven;
A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared,
by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
- Lord Byron

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
- Dante Alighieri

They have to be able to spark my interest so I want to pursue it,
and they have to have an awesome personality,
really laid-back.
All those things are sexy to me.
- Laura Prepon

The spirit or life spark which animates this manifestation could be called God.
- Arthur Young

If you're an actor in your heart, no matter how much money they shove at you,
it doesn't matter if the work doesn't provide that creative spark.
You want out.
- Chris Noth

The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire;
first,
a feeble spark, next a flickering flame,
then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power.
- Nikola Tesla

As she passed among the hungry and the dejected,
delivering the rations and water,
she chanted in a low whisper,
"the spark of the mind - the sparkle of the soul" ...
"the spark of the mind - the sparkle of the soul" ...
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're only given a little spark of madness.
You mustn't lose it.
- Robin Williams

Youth is, after all, just a moment, but it is the moment,
the spark that you always carry in your heart.
- Raisa Gorbachyova

From a little spark may burst a flame.
- Dante Alighieri

Actually, no, because awards don't spark sales as much as you'd think.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility,
like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before
it can give forth its spark.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

I'm just so honored that the universe chose me to be
the spark that has set off a raging inferno.
- Cindy Sheehan

I stopped working a few years ago because I just lost
a spark that I'd had before.
I thought I'd just try writing, and maybe start directing,
but I did it very quietly.
- Dustin Hoffman

When a noble life has prepared old age,
it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
- Muriel Spark

The spark divine dwells in thee: let it grow.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday.
It gave me the spark I needed.
- Gene Tierney

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

I always need a couple of highlights to really spark
the passion for a project.
- Lasse Hallstrom

The artist must create a spark before he can make a
fire and before art is born,
the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
- Auguste Rodin

I was much involved in the development of the spark
chamber as a practical research tool.
- James Cronin

All my pupils are the creme de la creme.
Give me a girl of an impressionable age,
and she is mine for life.
- Muriel Spark

The more you achieve, the more interest it should spark to go further,
because there's so much - and I don't mean monetarily
and I don't mean in society.
This whole experience of living is so rich!
- Susan Powter

To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners
or persons of a different social world,
a spark with which both were secretly charged must
fly from person to person,
and cut across the accidents of place and time.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

Art and religion first; then philosophy;
lastly science.
That is the order of the great subjects of life,
that's their order of importance.
- Muriel Spark

I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning
that those children have,
and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background
to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.
- Paul Wellstone

The work completed during the special session was just the beginning.
During those six days we lit a spark that will positively
impact the lives of our children and grandchildren,
but the full fire is yet to come.
- Joe Manchin III

The thing I wonder about is where does Brian's creative
spark come from? Not his subjects or anything,
but his spark.
What makes it so great for me is that I really don't know.
There's a mystery behind Brian, even to me.
- Dennis Wilson

Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission.
Extremists will continue to set off bombs,
attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife.
But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals.
- Barack Obama

People accuse me of being Methody, but I'm not at all.
The one thing I don't want people to see is me.
I don't want them to be able to recognize my faults
and failures and qualities,
and I won't use those things to spark off emotions or to illustrate.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam,
whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land,
a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer.
- Alfred Whitney Griswold

It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree,
but smiles.
- Muriel Spark

Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
- Muriel Spark

If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat
can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections,
will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
- William Jennings Bryan

Desire is poverty.
Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind.
Desire is the motive force for action.
Desire in the mind is the real impurity.
Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
- Swami Sivananda

One's prime is elusive.
You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the
alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur.
You must then live it to the full.
- Muriel Spark

I love romantic comedies.
I like to watch them and I like to be in them.
It's something that's increasingly difficult to find
that spark of originality that makes if different than
the ones that come before.
- Julia Roberts

It's fun having songs about parties and gigolos,
but I really wanted to use my music as a form of art.
Art is supposed to spark conversation and make people think,
and I wanted to do that with this song.
- Nick Cannon

The postdoc explained to me how to distinguish different
sorts of particles on the basis of the amounts of energy
they deposited in various sorts of detectors,
spark chambers, calorimeters, what have you.
- Eric Allin Cornell

It is impossible to repent of love.
The sin of love does not exist.
- Muriel Spark

To me education is a leading out of what is already
there in the pupil's soul.
To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there,
and that is not what I call education.
I call it intrusion.
- Muriel Spark

If you're going to do a thing, you should do it thoroughly.
If you're going to be a Christian, you may as well be a Catholic.
- Muriel Spark

There is in every true woman's heart,
a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the
broad daylight of prosperity,
but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
- Washington Irving

If you have anything really valuable to contribute
to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality,
that single spark of divinity that sets you off and
makes you different from every other living creature.
- Bruce Barton

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of
the sound of my own voice as I work.
- Muriel Spark

I think it's imperative to follow your heart and choose
a profession you're passionate about,
and if you haven't found that "spark" yet,
if you're not sure what you want to do with your lives -
be persistent until you do.
- Steve Kerr

One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom.
- Muriel Spark

There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly
fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity,
but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
- Washington Irving

I used to think it a pity that her mother rather than
she had not thought of birth control.
- Muriel Spark

Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever
time of your life it may occur.
- Muriel Spark

And so our mothers and grandmothers have,
more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark,
the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see -
or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.
- Alice Walker

Now I'm kind of different.
I'm not saying I lost my spark - I still have it -
but I don't chase the goal as much as I used to.
I'm playing for the team and I still know I can score,
but it's different than two or three years back.
- Peter Bondra

I wouldn't take the Pope too seriously.
He's a Pole first, a pope second, and maybe a Christian third.
- Muriel Spark

And you just gotta remember, Sparky -
no matter what they tell you - you can NEVER have too much sugar.
- the movie Michael (1996)

Success is the person who year after year reaches the
highest limits in his field.
- Sparky Anderson

The only reason I'm coming out here tomorrow is the schedule says I have to.
- Sparky Anderson

I don't want to embarrass any other catcher by comparing him to Johnny Bench.
- Sparky Anderson

It's a terrible thing to have to tell your fans,
who have waited like Detroit's have,
that their team won't win it this year.
But it's better than lying to them.
- Sparky Anderson

You give us the pitching some of these clubs have and no one could touch us,
but God has a way of not arranging that,
because it's not as much fun.
- Sparky Anderson

The only thing I believe is this: A player does not
have to like a manager and he does not have to respect a manager.
All he has to do is obey the rules.
- Sparky Anderson


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