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Truth is the shattered mirror strewn in myriad bits; while each believes his little bit the whole to own.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our works are the mirror wherein the spirit first sees its natural lineaments, Hence, too, the folly of that impossible precept, Know thyself; till it be translated into this partially possible one, know what thou canst work at.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If water derives lucidity from stillness, how much more the faculties of the mind! The mind of the sage, being in repose, becomes the mirror of the universe, the speculum of all creation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be given at all why a mirror or looking-glass should not understand; whereas it cannot so much as sensibly perceive those images which it receives and reflects to us.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Verily the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone, and a good deed that calls itself by tender names becomes the parent to a curse.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our masks, always in peril of smearing or cracking, in need of continuous check in the mirror or silverware, keep us in thrall to ourselves, concerned with our surfaces.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some will not recognize the truthfulness of my mirror. Let them remember that I am not here to reflect the surface... but must penetrate inside. My mirror probes down to the heart. I write words on the forehead and around the corners of the mouth. My human faces are truer than the real ones.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The world is the mirror of myself dying.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The eye is the mirror of the soul.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best mirror is an old friend.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Speech is the mirror of action.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Speech is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so he is.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It's a huge change for your body. You don't even want to look in the mirror after you've had a baby, because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei.More [10/23/2005 12:10:00]
I had to go to a mirror and look at it. I couldn't picture myself in my own head. I had no image beyond a stick figure. I wasn't a mean person as a kid, or dumb, and something has to be said to justify excluding you.More [10/30/2005 12:10:00]
I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself.More [11/07/2005 12:11:00]
What's most brilliant are her lyrics, which are laugh-out-loud funny. For where other female rappers do super-explicit sex rhymes, and mirror the witless bravado of their male counterparts, Princess Superstar spins an altogether more playful, ironic line of tease. If her turntables ever seize up, a career in stand-up beckons.More [03/22/2006 12:03:00]
I'm insecure about everything, because... I'm never going to look in the mirror and see this blond, blue-eyed girl. That is my idea of what I'd like to look like.More [03/22/2006 12:03:00]
I look in the mirror and say to myself, Can it be you once played Romeo?More [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
I'm holding a mirror to the audience and telling them there is a violent person in all of us.More [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
Can I tell you how strange it is to look in your rearview mirror and see guys in cars tailing you?More [04/28/2006 12:04:00]
“And I usually use myself as a model, posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas.”More [08/13/2006 12:08:00]
Well, I'm not very comfortable with looking at myself in the mirror before I do a scene, anyway. It really throws me.More [09/06/2006 12:09:00]
But I'm not somebody who looks in the mirror backwards. That freaks me out actually.More [10/09/2006 12:10:00]
Sometimes, when I'm alone, I put on six inch heels and wear nothing else and dance around in front of the mirror and do my little stripper dance.More [10/13/2006 12:10:00]
I know people who go back and check themselves, but it drives me crazy. Everybody wants to look in the mirror and see Cary Grant looking back at them, but that's just not the case.More [10/29/2006 12:10:00]
I'm 24. I think when I was 18, 19, I had a problem with it because I wanted to look older and more womanly. I look in the mirror and I don't feel or look 14 to myself, regardless of what other people think. I'm fine with it and it really doesn't matter what age I'm playing.More [12/04/2006 12:12:00]
“After Leaving Las Vegas I did assume that things would get a lot easier than they've been. But it's just been a mirror of the way my career's been from the beginning, so for it to have changed would have been strange. My career has never been perfect.”More [02/22/2007 12:02:00]
Frankenstein's Monster: Let me go!
Carl: Where are you going to go? I don't know if you've looked in the mirror lately, but you kind of stick out in a crowd.More [03/14/2007 12:03:00]
Alexander: [about Olympias] I am the cracked mirror of her dreams.More [03/23/2007 12:03:00]
Falco: I hope nobody here's superstitious. That's one big mirror we're about to break.More [03/28/2007 12:03:00]
Virginia: Our mirror's smashed, what can we do? Where the hell are the other two?
Gustav the Magic Mirror: Mirror one shattered be, by an oaf named Antony. Mirror two is on a bed with barnacles upon its head.
Tony: A bed... with barnacles.
Virginia: The sea bed!
Dwarf Librarian: Yes. One fell into the Great Northern Sea. I think you can safely discount that one.
Gustav the Magic Mirror: What you seek has not been seen, since it was stolen by the Queen.
Tony: The Queen! That's all we need.
Prince Wendell: Antony, uh, any chance of a little biscut?
Tony: No, no, no, um...
[sputtering]
Tony: Very helpful you have been, just tell us where we can find the Queen.
Gustav the Magic Mirror: Near she is, but not alone. In a place that is not her home. In a castle, out of sight, where once the Queen was called Snow White.
Tony: That's Prince Wendell's castle.More [03/28/2007 12:03:00]
Snow White: This mirror will show you what you do and do not want to see.More [03/28/2007 12:03:00]
Reporter: So... the number 13 doesn't bother you?
Fred Haise, Sr.: Only if it's a Friday, Phil.
Reporter: Apollo 13 - lifting off at 1300 hours and 13 minutes, and, entering the moon's gravity on April 13th.
Jim Lovell: Uh, Ken Mattingly has been doing some... scientific experiments regarding that very phenomenon, haven't you?
Ken Mattingly: Well, uh, yes, well I uh, had a black cat walk over a broken mirror under the lunar module ladder, didn't seem to be a problem.
Fred Haise, Sr.: We also consider a real helpful letter we got from a fellow who said we ought to take a pig up with us for good luck.More [04/08/2007 12:04:00]
“When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up, with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.”More [04/12/2007 12:04:00]
Jacob Grimm: [about the Mirror Queen] She's still there, Will! She's still alive!
Will Grimm: What, for five hundred years?
Jacob Grimm: Yeah, but they haven't been kind, I can tell you that, Will!More [04/16/2007 12:04:00]
Mirror Queen: Mirror, mirror on the wall... Who's the fairest of them all?More [04/16/2007 12:04:00]
Igby: [on Ollie] He was ten-speeding a gazillion miles per hour through Central Park. You know, racing with all the other young Turks. When, all of a sudden he caught a glimpse of himself in the handlebar mirror and became so... aroused by it that he burst his Speedo shorts which then got caught in the gears and threw him right on his face. Splatter.More [04/23/2007 12:04:00]
Samuel Pepys: You know, Mr. K, the performance of yours I always liked best? As much as I adored your Desdemona and your Juliet, I've always loved best your 'britches' parts. Rosalind, for instance. And not just because of the woman stuff but also because of the man sections. Your performance of the man stuff seemed so right, so true. I suppose I felt it was the most real in the play.
Ned Kynaston: You know why the man stuff seemed so real? Because I'm pretending. You see a man through the mirror of a woman through the mirror of a man. You take one of those reflecting glasses away it doesn't work. The man only works because you see him in contrast to the woman he is. If you saw him without the her he lives inside, he wouldn't seem a man at all.
[pause]
Samuel Pepys: Yes. You've obviously thought longer on this question than I.More [05/01/2007 12:05:00]
Evan: [Evan is looking through Francine's car and Francine is looking through Chris's car] goddamnit! Hey? Did you find anything to eat?
[he calls to Francine]
Francine: [munching on a chocolate bar she found, she swallows her mouthful and yells] No... no sorry!
Evan: [he searches the car again] Scott and Carly took all our frigging sun screen!
[he sprays some mosquito spray on his arm, before he hears a sound in the woods. He goes to check it out]
Francine: [Still looking through Chris's stuff. She finds a book] Y'know, i think this guy must be some kind of doctor! Maybe we should get him to write us some perscriptions when he gets back.
[she lights a cigarette]
Francine: he doesnt have any smokes either... we're almost out
Francine: [frowns when Evan doesnt answer] Evan?
[she adjusts the mirror to look where Evan was standing, to see he is no longer there]
Francine: Evan?
Francine: [she gets out of the car and puts her cigarette out, looking around] Evan!
[she calls]
Francine: Where are you? Are you pissing or something?More [05/20/2007 12:05:00]
Jonathan Harker: [watching Mina's reflection in a mirror as she's dancing with Dracula, where it looks like she's dancing alone] She's doing quite well without him, isn't she?More [06/27/2007 12:06:00]
Denise: There's a mirror right there. Take a look, you're white.More [07/08/2007 12:07:00]
Banky Edwards: [to Alyssa] Since you like chicks, right, do you just look at yourself naked in the mirror all the time?More [07/11/2007 12:07:00]
Chas Chandler: John, why would you do that if you know it's not my car?
John Constantine: I told you to move it.
Chas Chandler: Right, John, you did tell me to move it, but if you would have told me there was a three hundred pound mirror you were dropping with a pissed-off demon, I would have moved it further, John!More [07/29/2007 12:07:00]
Dave: If you've ever seen the look on somebody's face the day they finally get a job, I've had some experience with this, they look like they could fly. And its not about the paycheck, it's about respect, it's about looking in the mirror and knowing that you've done something valuable with your day. And if one person could start to feel this way, and then another person, and then another person, soon all these other problems may not seem so impossible. You don't really know how much you can do until you, stand up and decide to try.More [08/19/2007 12:08:00]
Ashley: What else have you seen Kale?
Kale: I... I saw you swim.
Ashley: Yeah, what else?
Kale: I... I've seen a lot. I mean, not like that. I mean...
[takes a breath]
Kale: For instance, I've seen that you're maybe one of, I don't know, three people in the world that likes pizza flavored chips. You're also the only person I've ever seen that spends more time on the roof of her house than in her actual house. And what you do when you're reading... books, ya know, not... not US weekly or Seventeen or ya know? But you're reading substantial books.
[pauses]
Kale: You do this uh...
[scratches head, chuckles]
Kale: You do this thing where, it's like an OCD thing but it's not. It's um... whenever you're leaving your room, you grab the door knob, you turn it and you're getting ready to leave but you don't. You stop and you back and you turn to the mirror and you stare at yourself. But it's not like a, ya know, an "I'm-so-hot" kind of stare. It's more like "Who am I really?" and asking yourself that... I mean, that's... that's so cool. So you look out the window all the time like I do, only you're looking at the world ya know? tryin' to figure it out, trying to understand the world. Trying to figure out why it's not in order like your books. Umm... I'm only looking at you.More [09/16/2007 12:09:00]
[opening: Globo Gym commercial]
Globo Gym Announcer: Tired of the same old you? Tired of being out of shape and out of luck with the opposite sex? Tired of being overweight and under-attractive?
White Goodman: [finshing a ride on the skis] Yeah! Oh, hello. I'm White Goodman, Owner, Operator, and Founder of Globo Gym America Corp, and I'm here to tell you that you don't have to be stuck with what ya got.
[a buffed Globo Gym member is lifting weights]
White Goodman: Hey, Rory. Looking good. Here at Globo Gym, we understand that "Ugliness" and "Fatness" are genetic disorders, much like baldness or necrophilia, and it's only your fault if you don't hate yourself enough to do something about it.
White Goodman: [climbing on the rocky wall; grunts] And that's where we come in.
[evil laughter]
White Goodman: Globo Gym employs a highly-trained, quasi-cultural staff of personal alterational specialists. And with our competitively-priced on-site cosmetic surgery, we can turn that Frankenstein you see in the mirror every morning into a Franken-fine!
White Goodman: [wheels out a bandaged-like-a-mummy person in a wheelchair] Of course you'll still be you in a legal sense, but think of it as a thinner, more attractive, better you than you could ever become without us. How do I know? Well, I'm not only the founder of Globo Gym. I'm also a client.
[a picture of a 600-pound White Goodman from 14 years ago]
White Goodman: That's me. Six years and 600 pounds ago... before I knew how much I hated myself. But that all changed once I founded Globo Gym. But don't just take my word for it. Listen to these Globo-Gymers tell you how it is.More [09/17/2007 12:09:00]
Johnny Storm: Wake up, Ben. Hey, rise and shine, big boy. How you feeling?
Ben Grimm: Where am I?
Johnny Storm: Back on Earth. We're in quarantine. Victor's medical facility.
Ben Grimm: Reed? Sue?
Johnny Storm: Oh, they're fine. Everybody else is fine.
Ben Grimm: What's wrong with me?
Johnny Storm: I swear to you, Ben, they've done everything humanly possible. The best plastic surgeons in the world are here, Ben. You had the best.
[Johnny picks up a hand mirror on the bed table before Ben can reach it, reluctant to give it to him]
Ben Grimm: Give me that mirror.
Johnny Storm: I don't think if that's a good idea. They said the shock alone...
Ben Grimm: I said, give me that goddamn mirror!
Johnny Storm: Okay, Ben. Just be strong.
[Ben grabs it from him. Then slowly raises it to look and see that he's totally normal]
Johnny Storm: Unfortunately, the doctors just couldn't do anything to fix your face.More [10/30/2007 12:10:00]
Victor Von Doom: [looking in the mirror while talking to his assistant] Get me on the a.m. shows, Larry King, cover of the Journal. Gonna have to do something about this scar. Make sure they only shoot me from my left side.More [10/30/2007 12:10:00]
Cully: Where have you been? I lost your trail at the blackjack table.
Johnny: I ran into a guy who told me about a gypsy fortune-teller. She's got a hot cup of tea leaves.
Cully: I'm a coffee man myself! What happened with your astrologer? She couldn't read the stars on a cloudy night?
Johnny: You got to have faith, Cully.
Cully: And money. How much did you lose tonight?
Johnny: How much did I have?
Cully: That's what you lost last night. You're holding your own.
[Cully hands Johnny a mirror but it drops and breaks]
Johnny: Seven years' bad luck!
Cully: It was already cracked.
Johnny: Okay... Only five!
Cully: Be over before you know it.
Johnny: Aww! Say, five. That's a hunch. Loan me five bucks, Cully.
Cully: I can't afford you much longer.
Johnny: Put the five on number 5.
Cully: I'll lose my job if I'm late.
Johnny: I'll lose my confidence if I pass up a hunch bet.More [11/26/2007 12:11:00]
Jacob: Every person who... chooses the service of God as his life's work has something in common. I don't care if you're a preacher, a priest, a nun, a rabbi or a Buddhist monk. Many, many times during your life you will look at your reflection in a mirror and ask yourself: am I a fool? I'm not going through a lapse; what I've experienced is closer to awakening.More [12/04/2007 12:12:00]
[as Freb and Mirror Man watch Sway feeding Toby]
The Sphinx: If his unpleasant wounding has in some way enlightened the rest of you as to the grim finish beneath the glossy veneer of criminal life and inspired you to change your ways, then his injuries carry with it an inherent nobility, and a supreme glory. We should all be so fortunate. You say poor Toby? I say poor us.
[everyone stares in awe at Sphinx]
Tumbler: He spoke.
Atley Jackson: Yeah...
Memphis: Hey man, I thought you were from Long Beach.
[Sphinx, drinking a beer, just shrugs. Laughter]More [12/28/2007 12:12:00]
[Practicing in a mirror before his high school reunion]
Marty: Hi. I'm, uh, I'm a pet psychiatrist. I sell couch insurance. Mm-hmm, and I - and I test-market positive thinking. I lead a weekend men's group, we specialize in ritual killings. Yeah, you look great! God, yeah! Hi, how are you? Hi, how are you? Hi, I'm Martin Blank, you remember me? I'm not married, I don't have any kids, and I'd blow your head off if someone paid me enough.More [01/16/2008 12:01:00]

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