anticipation

A Quote by Robert Grudin on discomfort, waiting, time, and anticipation

In the landscape of time, there are few locations less comfortable than that of one who waits for some person or event to arrive at some unknown moment in the future.

Robert Grudin

Source: Time and the Art of Living, Pages: 102

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on health, buddhism, present, mind, body, anticipation, future, past, secrets, trouble, and worry

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, not to anticipate the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Buddha, Truth and Brotherhood: An Epitome of Many Buddhist Scriptures, Translated from the Japanese By Dwight Goddard-P. 124

Contributed by: Healer

A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on terror, bang, and anticipation

"There is no terror in a bang; only in the anticipation of it."

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)

Source: Alfred Hitchcock

Contributed by: Twister

A Quote by William Raspberry on ability, anticipation, cinema, entertainment, life, and time

Our growing ability to eliminate the slow-moving aspects of entertainment and go hopping from one peak to another is not without cost. Stand-up comics, movie-makers and others who earn their living entertaining no longer "waste" time with setups and plot development, lest we reach for the remote and click them off our screen. The result is a loss of subtlety, anticipation and nuance and, in the process, a coarsening of our discourse.

William Raspberry

Source: Washington Post

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by unknown on anticipation, endings, funny, future, imagination, memory, planning, and work

The year, 1972, was a memory, like it or not. The funny thing is, looking back now, what I remember most is how it ended. So maybe that New Years Eve 1972, didn't work out exactly like we had planned. There was heartbreak we didn't anticipate and events we couldn't have imagined. Still, it wasn't all bad. So maybe there was a message in it all. The future was calling us and no matter what, there was no turning back now.

unknown

Source: The Wonder Years

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Toni Cade Bambara on anticipation, clarity, and past

Reappraise the past, re-evaluate where we've been, clarify where we are, and predict or anticipate where we are headed. . . .

Toni Cade Bambara (1939 - 1995)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Theodore C. Speers, D.D. on anticipation, death, life, and opportunity

The dead are living all around us, watching with eager anticipation how we will handle the opportunities they left in our hands when they died.

Theodore C. Speers

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Stephen Lacey on anticipation, emotion, feeling, hunger, time, and understanding

Scent is the most potent and bewitching substance in the gardener's repertory and yet it is the most neglected and least understood. The faintest waft is sometimes enough to induce feelings of hunger or anticipation, or to transport you back through time and space to a long-forgotten moment in your childhood. It can overwhelm you in an instant or simply tease you, creeping into your consciousness slowly and evaporating almost the moment it it detected. Each fragrance, whether sweet or spicy, light or heavy, comes upon you in its own way and evokes its own emotional response.

Stephen Lacey

Source: Scent in Your Garden, 1991

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Stephen Joshua Sondheim on anticipation, good, heart, and soul

Perpetual anticipation is good for the soul but it's bad for the heart.

Stephen Joshua Sondheim (1930 -)

Source: A Little Night Music

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD on anticipation

We . . . anticipate what's to come, then ignore what's actually here.

Stephan Rechtschaffen

Source: Timeshifting (1996)

Contributed by: Zaady

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