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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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Acting is illusion, as much illusion as magic is, and not so much a matter of being real.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is thus that the few rare lucid well-disposed people who have had to struggle on the earth find themselves at certain hours of the day or night in the depth of certain authentic and waking nightmare states, surrounded by the formidable suction, the formidable oppression of a kind of civic magic which will soon be seen appearing openly in social behavior.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The most refined skills of color printing, the intricate techniques of wide-angle photography, provide us pictures of trivia bigger and more real than life. We forget that we see trivia and notice only that the reproduction is so good. Man fulfils his dream and by photographic magic produces a precise image of the Grand Canyon. The result is not that he adores nature or beauty the more. Instead he adores his camera -- and himself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious, marginal areas. Casual curses are the most effective.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When we were growing up and saw a Ray Harryhausen movie, we were interested in how it was done. But thank God we got to go through the magic of seeing it before we knew how it was done. You were able to get this beautiful, pure, visceral response to something without knowing too much about it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Indubitably, Magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I revere the memory of Mr. F. as an estimable man and most indulgent husband, only necessary to mention Asparagus and it appeared or to hint at any little delicate thing to drink and it came like magic in a pint bottle; it was not ecstasy but it was comfort.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Its the little things that matter, that add up in the end, with the priceless thrilling magic found only in a friend.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The magic of the pen lies in the concentration of your thoughts upon one object.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whether we name divine presence synchronicity, serendipity, or graced moment matters little. What matters is the reality that our hearts have been understood. Nothing is as real as a healthy dose of magic which restores our spirits.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Until it is kindled by a spirit as flamingly alive as the one which gave it birth a book is dead to us. Words divested of their magic are but dead hieroglyphs.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Pregnant women! They had that weird frisson, an aura of magic that combined awkwardly with an earthy sense of duty. Mundane, because they were nothing unique on the suburban streets; ethereal because their attention was ever somewhere else. Whatever you said was trivial. And they had that preciousness which they imposed wherever they went, compelling attention, constantly reminding you that they carried the future inside, its contours already drawn, but veiled, private, an inner secret.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Speeches are not magic and there is no great speech without great policy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning...More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Oh, great. This is going to be like shooting baskets with Magic Johnson watching. [On watching Independence Day with President Clinton]More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Cats exercise... a magic influence upon highly developed men of intellect. This is why these long-tailed Graces of the animal kingdom, these adorable, scintillating electric batteries have been the favorite animal of a Mohammed, Cardinal Richlieu, Crebillon, Rousseau, Wieland.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Even though I make those movies, I find myself wishing that more of those magic moments could happen in real life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every day use your magic to be of service to others.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Fairy Godmother: Your fallen tears have called to me, so here comes my sweet remedy. I know what every princess needs for her to live life happily. With... just a wave of my magic wand your troubles will soon be gone. With a flick of the wrist in just a flash, you land a prince with a ton of cash, A high priced dress made by mice no less! Some crystal glass pumps and almost dressed! Worries will vanish your soul will cleanse Confide in your very own furniture friends We'll help you set a new fashion trend! I'll make you fancy, I'll make you great! The kind of gal a prince would date They'll write your name on the bathroom wall MALE VOICE: For happy ever after- give Fiona a call! A sporty carriage to ride in style. A sexy man-boy chauffer Kyle. Vanish your blemishes, tooth decay... celulite thighs will fade away A hool and a hey! Have a Bichon Frise And oh, what the hey... have a Bichon Frise! Nip and tuck here and there, to land that prince with the perfect hair. Lipstick liners, shadow blush! to get that prince with a sexy tush. Lucky day, hunk buffet For the lipstick a roll in the hay You can spoon on the moon with the prince to this tune Don't be drab, you'll be fab Your prince will have rock-hard abs Cheese souflee Valentine's Day? Have some chicken fricassee - chorus More [07/20/2005 12:07:00]
Uncle Vernon: [shouts] You bring her back! You bring her back and put her right!
Harry: No! She deserved what she got!
[Vernon rushes angrily at Harry, but backs off when Harry raises his wand]
Harry: Keep away from me!
Uncle Vernon: You're not allowed to use magic outside school!
Harry: Yeah? Try me.More [07/27/2005 12:07:00]
Cornelius Fudge: As the Minister of Magic it is my duty to inform you, Mr Potter, that at approximately 7:30 this evening your uncle's sister was located a little south of Sheffield, circling a chimney stack. The Accidental Magic Reversal squad was dispatched immediately, she has been properly punctured and her memory modified. She will have no recollection of the event whatsoever so that's that and no harm done. Pea soup?
Harry: No thank you. Minister?
Cornelius Fudge: Yes?
Harry: I don't understand.
Cornelius Fudge: Understand?
Harry: I broke the law. Underage wizards aren't allowed to use magic at home.
Cornelius Fudge: Come now Harry, the Ministry doesn't send people to Azkaban for blowing up their aunts.More [07/27/2005 12:07:00]
Forrest Gump: Mama says they was magic shoes. They could take me anywhere.More [09/08/2005 12:09:00]
My idea of a real treat is Magic Mountain without standing in line.More [04/06/2006 12:04:00]
Movie magic is movie magic and acting magic is acting magic.More [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
I play one of the greatest magicians of the time period. It's an incredibly original story, a mind bender with twists and turns. The entire script is a magic trick.More [05/11/2006 12:05:00]
It was both my honor and privilege to have worked with him and create a bit of cinema magic together. My life is all the richer for having known him. I will miss his genuine friendship.More [05/30/2006 12:05:00]
Pat Morita was a truly generous actor, a gifted comic, and an even greater friend, ... It was both my honor and privilege to have worked with him and create a bit of cinema magic together.More [05/30/2006 12:05:00]
It's all magic to me. Country to punk rock, all of it. Chopin to Kurt Cobain. But it always all comes back to punk for me, because that was the last time, punk rock or grunge rock, was the last time that passion ruled the airwaves.More [11/22/2006 12:11:00]
“You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.”More [11/27/2006 12:11:00]
Hagrid: If that dolt of a cousin of yours, Dudley, gets up to any mischief, you could always threaten him with a nice pair of ears, to go with that tail.
Harry: But, Hagrid, we're not allowed to do magic outside Hogwarts. You know that.
Hagrid: I know that, but your cousin don't, do he?More [02/20/2007 12:02:00]
[Ron's curse on Malfoy backfired, he's belching up slugs]
Hagrid: This calls for specialist equipment
[hands Ron a bucket]
Hagrid: Nothing to do but wait til it stops I'm afraid
[Ron belches up another slug]
Hagrid: Better out than in. Who was Ron trying to curse anyway?
Harry: Malfoy. He called Hermione a... well, I'm not sure what it means.
Hermione: [on the verge of tears] He called me a Mudblood.
Hagrid: [gasps] He did not.
Harry: What's a Mudblood?
Hermione: It means "dirty blood". Mudblood's a really foul name for someone who is Muggle-born, someone with non magic parents... someone like me. It's not a term one usually hears in civilized conversation.
Hagrid: You see Harry, there are some people, like the Malfoys, who think they're better than everyone else because they're what's called "pure blood".
Harry: That's horrible.
Ron: [more slugs] It's disgusting.
Hagrid: And it's codswallop to boot. Why there isn't a wizard alive who isn't half blood or less, and moreover they've yet to think of a spell that our Hermione can't do.
[takes her hand]
Hagrid: Don't you think on it Hermione. Don't you think on it one moment.More [02/21/2007 12:02:00]
[first lines]
[Hedwig wants to be let out of her cage]
Harry: I can't let you out, Hedwig! I'm not allowed to use magic outside of school. Besides, if Uncle Vernon...
Uncle Vernon: [yells] Harry Potter!
Harry: Now you've done it.More [02/21/2007 12:02:00]
[in the car listening to "Puff the Magic Dragon"]
Greg Focker: Who'd have thought it wasn't about a dragon.
Jack Byrnes: Huh?
Greg Focker: Well some people think that 'to puff the magic dragon' means to... puff... smoke... a marijuana cigarette.
Jack Byrnes: Puff is just the name of the boy's magical dragon... You a pothead, Focker?
Greg Focker: No, I pass on grass always. Well not always.
Jack Byrnes: Yes or no?
Greg Focker: No, um, yes, um...More [02/23/2007 12:02:00]
Cutter: Every great magic trick consists of three acts. The first act is called "The Pledge"; The magician shows you something ordinary, but of course... it probably isn't. The second act is called "The Turn"; The magician makes his ordinary some thing do something extraordinary. Now if you're looking for the secret... you won't find it, that's why there's a third act called, "The Prestige"; this is the part with the twists and turns, where lives hang in the balance, and you see something shocking you've never seen before.More [03/13/2007 12:03:00]
Robert Angier: It was the greatest magic trick I've ever seen.More [03/13/2007 12:03:00]
April: I'd like to invite you all in but I really don't have anything to offer you guys except for some pizza.
Michaelangelo: Let's go for it!
April: You said the magic word.
April: You guys eat pizza?
Michaelangelo, Leonardo: Doesn't everybody?More [03/20/2007 12:03:00]
Ted: [doing his magic trick] OK, 1... 2... 3...
[spits out the other half of the quarter]
Ben at 7-Years-Old: Are you shittin' me!More [03/21/2007 12:03:00]
Gustav the Magic Mirror: An answer only will I chime, when questions put are asked in rhyme.
Dwarf Librarian: All early mirrors talk in verse.
Tony: Yes, of course.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]
Tony: What is it with you people? What kind of twisted upbringing did you have? You know, why can't you just say; 'Oh, that'll be 100 gold coins.' Why does it always have to be, 'No! Not unless you lay a magic egg, or count the hairs on that giant's ass!'More [03/28/2007 12:03:00]
Jadis The White Witch: You know, Aslan, I'm a little disappointed in you. Did you honestly think you could save the human traitor? You are giving me your life and saving no one. So much for love. Tonight, the Deep Magic will be appeased, but tomorrow, we will take Narnia forever! In that knowledge, despair... and die!More [04/02/2007 12:04:00]
Aslan: If the Witch understood the true meaning of sacrifice, she would have interpreted the deep magic differently. That when a willing victim who has committed no wrong, offers himself in a traitor's stead, the stone table will crack, and death itself will go backwards.More [04/02/2007 12:04:00]
Aslan: [almost in a roar] Do not cite the Deep Magic to me Witch. I was there when it was written.More [04/02/2007 12:04:00]
Old Paul Edgecomb: I think Mr. Jingles happened by accident. I think when we electrocuted Del, and it all went so badly... well, John can feel that you know... and I think a part of... whatever magic was inside of him just slept through my tiny friend here. As for me, John had to give me a part of himself; a gift the way he saw it, so that I could see for myself what Wild Billy had done. When John did that; when he took my hand, a part of the power that worked through him spilled into me.
Elaine Connelly: He... what? He infected you with life?
Old Paul Edgecomb: That's as good a word as any. He infected us both, didn't he, Mr. Jingles? With life. I'm a hundred and eight years old, Elaine. I was forty-four the year that John Coffey walked the Green Mile. You mustn't blame John. He couldn't have what happened to him... he was just a force of nature. Oh I've lived to see some amazing things Elly. Another century come to past, but I've... I've had to see my friends and loved ones die off through the years... Hal and Melinda... Brutus Howell... my wife... my boy. And you Elaine... you'll die too, and my curse is knowing that I'll be there to see it. It's my torment you see; it's my punishment, for letting John Coffey ride the lightning; for killing a miracle of God. You'll be gone like all the others. I'll have to stay. I'll die eventually, that I'm sure. I have no illusions of immortality, but I will await your death... long before death finds me. In truth, I wish for it already.More [04/07/2007 12:04:00]
“If ever I feel I might be able to tackle it, I'd love to try holding a spear or something in the theater, or opening a door, or anything, just to try it, you know, because it must be some marvelous magic thing.”More [04/11/2007 12:04:00]
Will Grimm: Ignore him. He wishes his life was something out of a book. Now he thinks he's in love.
Jacob Grimm: Shut up, Will!
Will Grimm: Angelika, do what your father wanted: leave the village now.
Angelika: No, Will. I'm going to find my sisters.
Jacob Grimm: Will doesn't care about them. Will doesn't care about anything but himself!
Will Grimm: This isn't a fairy tale. They are not coming back!
Jacob Grimm: This is not your world, Will!
[to Angelika]
Jacob Grimm: Angelika... you know, don't you? The story, it's happening to us now. We're living it. It's alive, it's real, it's breathing. And we could give it a happy ending. Angelika, we'll find your sisters. All right? We'll bring them back.
Will Grimm: [getting angry] Bring back her sisters?
[kicks Jacob]
Will Grimm: Bring them back? Bring them back with what? Magic beans?
Jacob Grimm: Why do you say that?
Will Grimm: Magic beans don't work! They don't bring people back to life! They did not then and they will not now! You go wait by the horses! Jacob, wait by the horses!More [04/16/2007 12:04:00]
Mirror Queen: He's dying Jacob.
Jacob Grimm: Leave him alone!
Mirror Queen: Do you have your magic beans? Because I do.More [04/16/2007 12:04:00]
Singing Voice: A great adventure is waiting for you ahead / Hurry onward Lemmiwinks or you will soon be dead / The journey before you may be long and filled with woe / but you must escape th gay mans ass or you tale can't be told / Lemmiwinks / Lemmiwinks / Lemmiwinks / Lemmiwinks / Lemmiwinks journey / A distance far and fast / To find a way out of a gay mans ass / The road ahead is filled with danger and fright / but push onward Lemmiwinks with all of your might / The Sparrow prince lies somewhere way up ahead / Don't look back Lemmiwinks or you'll soon be dead / Lemmiwinks Lemmiwinks / The time is growing late / Slow down now and seal your fate / Take the magic helmet and torch to help you light the way / Theres still a lot of ground to cross inside the man so gay / Ahead of you lies adventure and your stregnth still lies within / Freedom from the ass of dome is the treasure you will winMore [05/02/2007 12:05:00]

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