Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you're put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.
Your progress depends upon your degree of sustained intensity in a given direction.
Life is not just the passing of time. Life is the collection of experiences and their intensity.
Personally, I experience the greatest degree of pleasure in having contact with works of art. They furnish me with happy feelings of an intensity that I cannot derive from other sources.
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
I think generally the Japanese players have more intensity in practice but generally I do the same things.
The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.
Long-term consistency trumps short-term intensity.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
Let a man in a garret but burn with enough intensity and he will set fire to the world.
Any guy that's not working with the same amount of intensity and passion that I do, I don't want to know.
Without fullness of experience, length of days is nothing. When fullness of life has been achieved, shortness of days is nothing. That is perhaps why the young have usually so little fear of death; they live by intensities that the elderly have forgotten.
I had learnt to seek intensity — more of life, a concentrated sense of life.
Poetry being the sign of that which all men desire, even though the desire be unconscious, intensity of life or completeness of experience, the universality of its appeal is a matter of course.
The atoms become like a moth, seeking out the region of higher laser intensity.
Survival is not possible if the best of us lack all conviction, while the worst of us are full of passionate intensity.
I do not think that obsession is funny or that not being able to stop one's intensity is funny.
The older painting - well, it does have an effect all at once, I suppose, but it's of a lesser intensity than a lot of the American work in the last ten or fifteen years.
I like performers who I know are for real. You can tell, man, there's an intensity about their stuff. You can tell right away they're real people, ya know?
Murder is born of love, and love attains the greatest intensity in murder.
The soprano has all those other instruments in it. It's got the soprano song voice, flute, violin, clarinet, and tenor elements and can even approach the baritone in intensity.
I fell in love with Neil's pain. We were in this cocoon of intensity. Neil and I were uniquely in the same position at the same time, having overwhelming success facing us.
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