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101 Magic Quotes

Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.

Wolfgang Von Goethe

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.

Unknown

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

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Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace and power in it.

Johann Wolfgang

Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.

Javan

Why is it that every time I'm with you, makes me believe in magic?

Unknown

Books are a uniquely portable magic.

Stephen King

One man's 'magic' is another man's engineering. 'Supernatural' is a null word.

Robert A. Heinlein

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.

Tom Robbins

That's the thing with magic. You've got to know it's still here, all around us, or it just stays invisible for you.

Charles de Lint

Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.

Tom Robbins

Cats are magical...the more you pet them the longer you both live.

Lokiandari

It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.

Anais Nin

The power of Thought, the magic of the Mind!

Lord Byron

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Unknown

The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.

Blaine Lee

When two people meet and fall in love, there's a sudden rush of magic. Magic is just naturally present then. We tend to feed on that gratuitous magic without striving to make any more. One day we wake up and find that the magic is gone. We hustle to get it back, but by then it's usually too late, we've used it up. What we have to do is work like hell at making additional magic right from the start. It's hard work, but if we can remember to do it, we greatly improve our chances of making love stay.

Tom Robbins

The magician and the politician have much in common: they both have to draw our attention away from what they are really doing.

Ben Okri

Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide.

Ben Okri

A good description is a magician that can turn an ear into an eye.

Unknown

There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.

Unknown

This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle; wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it.

Thomas Dekker

A Thaum is the basic unit of magical strength. It has been universally established as the amount of magic needed to create one small white pigeon or three normal-sized billiard balls.

Terry Pratchett

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

Arthur C. Clarke

Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.

Francis Bacon

To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.

Vladimir Nabokov

Style is a magic wand, and turns everything to gold that it touches.

Logan Pearsall Smith

There is a magic in that little world, home; it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never known beyond its hallowed limits.

Robert Southey

The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.

Stanley Kubrick

Oh oh it's magic, when I'm with you, oh oh it's magic, you know it's true, got a hold on you.

Ric Ocasek

I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.

James Cameron

There is not enough magic in a bloodline to forge an instant, irrevocable bond.

James Earl Jones

He had mittens, Minjekahwun, Magic mittens made of deer-skin; When upon his hands he wore them, He could smite the rocks asunder, He could grind them into powder.

Henry Wadsworth

One way can be learned by starting to see the magic in everything. Sometimes it seems to be hiding but it is always there. The more we can see the magic in one thing, a tiny flower, a mango, someone we love, then the more we are able to see the magic in everything and in everyone. Where does the mango stop and the sky begin?

Joshua Kadison

If Goddess religion is not to become mindless idiocy, we must win clear of tendency of magic to become supertition. Magic - and among its branches I include psychology as its purpose to describe and change consciousness - is an art.

Starhawk

Magic has always been an element of Witchcraft, but in the Craft its techniques were practiced within a context of community and connection.

Starhawk

Logic only gives man what he needs... Magic gives him what he wants.

Tom Robbins

In a world full of audio visual marvels, may words matter to you and be full of magic.

Godfrey Smith

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.

Tom Peters

Harry Potter has been a fantastic experience and the fact it has made stars of us all is unbelievable at times - it really is magic of a sort.

Rupert Grint

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?

J B Priestley

Poetry is a kind of magic that very few can create and even fewer can truly understand and appreciate in all its glory.

Dennis Gabor

A Thaum is the basic unit of magical strength. It has been universally established as the amount of magic needed to create one small white pigeon or three normal-sized billiard balls.

Terry Pratchett

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

Jim Rohn

Briggsy's performances down the years have been pure magic. If they could bottle his ability and sell if at drama schools they'd make a fortune.

Lynne Perrie

There is a lot of comedy in magic, and magic going wrong, and also it is a dramatic subject.

J K Rowling

Sometimes happiness is a blessing, but generally it is a conquest. Each day's magic moment helps.

Paulo Coelho

I know it's going to be just magical, and almost certainly going to be over quickly - on playing Sharapova.

Casey Dellacqua

The jazz trombone is a magical experience particularly to hear and listen too.

John Jensen

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W Clement Stone

Sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

Arthur C Clarke

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

The real secret of magic lies in the performance.

David Copperfield

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.

Norman Vincent Peale

The site I landed on feels much more isolated than it really is; it's almost magical. Within its limited radius, there was a whole range of the local ecology.

Martin Puryear

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.

Thomas Szasz

The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.

Stanley Kubrick

It's only in innocence you find any kind of magic, any kind of courage.

Sean Penn

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.

Simone De Beauvoir

If we are to have magical bodies, we must have magical minds.

Dr Wayne Dyer

Acting is magical. Change your look and your attitude, and you can be anyone.

Alicia Witt

Being a parent is too complicated and emotional a task for magical techniques and miracle cures.

Ron Taffel

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

John Quincy Adams

Ideas aren't magical; the only tricky part is holding on to one long enough to get it written down.

Lynn Abbey

I just love writing. It's magical, it's somewhere else to go, it's somewhere much more dreadful, somewhere much more exciting. Somewhere I feel I belong, possibly more than in the so-called real world.

Tanith Lee

It's not sometimes realistic to think that something magical can happen, but I think I look for the magic.

Sherilyn Fenn

Yesterday I was thinking about the whole idea of genius and creative people, and the notion that if you create some magical art, somehow that exempts you from having to pay attention to the small things.

Bell Hooks

When you're young, you don't know what you don't know, so it's easier to get into that magical thing.

Greg Rusedski

Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.

Plato

There's something magical about putting yourself into life. You've got to stand up and take responsibility for your own life and you cannot abandon that.

Bill Kurtis

There is something magical in seeing what you can do, what texture and tone and colour you can produce merely with a pen point and a bottle of ink.

Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience.

Chuck Close

Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.

Aleister Crowley

People don't understand computers. Computers are magical boxes that do things. People believe what computers tell them.

Bruce Scheneier

Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process. If there were an instrument by which to measure desire, one could foretell achievement.

Willa Cather

I don't know that I believe in the supernatural, but I do believe in miracles, and our time together was filled with the events of magical unlikelihood.

John Perry Barlow

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.

Thomas Beecham

A piece of writing is like a piece of magic. You create something out of nothing.

Susanna Clarke

Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, 'Lighthouses' as the poet said 'erected in the sea of time.' They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Manchester United are looking to Frank Stapleton to pull some magic out of the fire.

Jimmy Hill

The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.

Caroline Gordon

Giving Magic the basketball is like giving Hitler an army, Jesse James a gang, or Genghis Knan a horse. Devastation. Havoc.

Jim Murray

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Graham

I was on holiday and passed an amusement arcade where it was playing on the jukebox. There was a magic to it that made me want to be a part of the world it came from.

Bob Harris

Music is the strongest form of magic.

Marilyn Manson

Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man.

Jackie Kennedy

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.

Daniel Burnham

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.

Thomas J Peters

Thus does the Beeb ease the English into another gray familiar day, another half-century of magic mystic rays.

Francis X Clines

The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.

Blaine Lee

Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.

Jose Ortega Y Gasset

There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.

John Mortimer

At the moment we've only got 16 first-team players and my initials stand for Mick McCarthy, not Merlin the Magician (the new Wolves manager gets the excuses in early!)

Mick McCarthy

Sinatra created a kind of magic. You want those people to be part of your life.

Gloria Vanderbilt

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

Roald Dahl

The business of the advertiser is to see that we go about our business with some magic spell or tune or slogan throbbing quietly in the background of our minds.

Marshall McLuhan

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