Quotes of Enchantment

“ Witchery is merely a word for what we are all capable of. ”

- Charles de Lint

“ Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic and power in it. Begin it now. ”

- Goethe

“ A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Jim Bakker spells his name with 2 k's because 3 would be too obvious. ”

- Bill Maher

“ The world is its own magic. ”

- Shunryu Suzuki

“ The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to its true principles. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ There's a curiosity factor, but not a fascination like there used to be. ”

- Kitty Kelley

“ Certain individual words do possess more pitch, more radiance, more shazam! than others, but it's the way words are juxtaposed with other words in a phrase or sentence that can create magic. Perhaps literally. The word "grammar," like its sister word "glamour," is actually derived from an old Scottish word that meant "sorcery… ”

- Tom Robbins

“ The spell of power never quite releases its hold. ”

- Isaac Asimov

“ I don't care what your liberal agenda is, you'll never accomplish anything if the people don't trust us with their money, and they don't trust us Democrats. ”

- Howard Dean

“ 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

“ Please and thank you are still magic words. ”

- Unknown

“ I don't want realism. I want magic! ”

- Tennessee Williams

“ Recycling turns things into other things. Which is like MAGIC. ”

- Unknown

“ It is the want to know the end that makes us believe in God, or witchcraft, believe, at least, in something. ”

- Truman Capote

“ Magic lives in curves, not angles. ”

- Mason Cooley

“ Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar, Where are you now? Who lies beneath your spell? Whom do you lead on Rapture's roadway, far, Before you agonize them in farewell? ”

- Laurence Hope

“ PIGLET: How do you spell 'love'?POOH: You don't spell it, you feel it. ”

- A. A. Milne

“ Who hath not own'd, with rapture-smitten frame, The power of grace, the magic of a name. ”

- Thomas Campbell

“ Some to the fascination of a name, Surrender judgment hoodwinked. ”

- William Cowper

“ Glamour is back, but with a minimalist touch. ”

- Gianni Versace

“ Oceans is about glamour. I can't go looking like a slob can I? ”

- George Clooney

“ Sex pleasure in woman, as I have said, 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

“ Youth, large, lusty, loving — Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination? ”

- Walt Whitman

“ 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

“ Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn't had an audience, and lines to speak? ”

- Jean Genet

“ And where does magic come from? I think that magic's in the learning. ”

- Dar Williams

“ Movie magic is movie magic and acting magic is acting magic. ”

- Ben Kingsley

“ Once I discovered the endless fascination of doing the research and of doing the writing, I knew I had found what I wanted to do in my life. ”

- David McCullough
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