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    Middle class people, the bourgeoisie, they are also feeling frightened at the moment. Some fear losing their fortunes; some go bankrupt; some are thinking about suicide. They don't know if they will retain the beautiful house that they bought, or what will happen to the five family cars.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Where we hope to land (and where we do land, though only for a fleeting moment, enough for tired wings to catch the wind anew) is a 'there' which we thought of little and knew of even less.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: thoughts  moment  hope  wings 
    We are living at the moment in revolutionary times. Argentineans probably are more aware of it than anybody else, because they tasted it several years earlier - but now the whole world is in trouble.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: time  living  world  moment  year 
    The lighthearted moments of 'Girls' are really not speckled throughout and that to me is just super exciting, to be able to delve into the darkness that you are greeted with in your early 20s and the fear and what that makes you do, the places that you can potentially go with that.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: fear  darkness  moment  girls 
    This isn't the end, and a beginning looks different. This is the moment in between, when everything still looks possible.
    — Zoran Drvenkar
    tags: moment 
    I'll have these internal moments where I'm empathizing with someone else or feeling something myself, but I'm like, "How can I see the best in this situation?" Sometimes those are the moments where you can have the most clarity.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: moment  clarity 
    I like acting with no lines because all of a sudden you're able to express things without always worrying about the text. It's great to have a great text, but there's a lot of stuff you can't say in words, and I think there's something really nice about good physical moments.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: moment 
    The moment you sense someone is making something because they think people are gonna buy it or like it, it's just so phony! The public has a nose for phony like nobody else.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: people  moment 
    That's one of the most exciting things for me about listening to records: It's a moment in time, and the less it's messed with the more powerful it is. I wanted at least one song on the record to be just completely about the moment.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    I'm not playing a comedy. I want to be playing the truth of the moment, and then have the comedy come out.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: truth  comedy  moment 
    Music is a very big participant in everything I do, from the moment I wake up to the moment I go to bed.
    — Zoe Saldana
    tags: moment  music 
    Happiness is nothing but temporary moments here and there - and I love those. But I would be bored out of my mind if I were happy all the time.
    — Zoe Saldana
    tags: happiness  time  moment  mind 
    There was this book that Judi Dench wrote that said there was a moment where, before an actor can be this or be that, the actor must simply be. I thought that to have absolute presence was to absorb everything that's thrown at you.
    — Zoe Saldana
    tags: thoughts  moment  book 
    At this moment, glyphosate is the biggest threat. And because of its overuse, we are seeing the emergence of superweeds, which have grown resistant to glyphosate. This has led to biotech corporations developing even more toxic herbicides, including 2,4-D, one of the main components of Agent Orange.
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
    tags: moment  seeing 
    I'm lucky having parents that have been in show business for a while and they don't care about the shiny stuff so much. They raised me in that way - to stay grounded, not to chase the shiny pretty things. I stay in the moment, because when you do that the hype goes away.
    — Zoe Kravitz
    tags: moment  care  business  parent 
    Let's let everything come to the surface, even with people we come in contact with for a moment. This situation can help us be a little bit more awake with each other.
    — Zoe Kravitz
    tags: people  moment  help  awake 
    For most people, honesty is such an unusual departure from their standard modus operandi - such an abherration in their workaday mendacity - that they feel obliged to alert you when a moment of sincerity is coming on.
    — Zoë Heller
    A moment of kindness can produce a mood of harmony between heaven and earth. Purity of heart can leave a fine example for a hundred generations.
    — Zicheng Hong
    A thousand pieces of gold may hardly bring a moment's happiness, but a small favor can cause a lifetime's gratitude. Too much love can turn to enmity, while aloofness can produce joy.
    — Zicheng Hong
    Think about food on a full stomach and you find you don't care about taste. Think of lust after making love, and you find you don't care about sex. Therefore, if people always reflect on the regret they will feel afterward to forestall folly at the moment, they will be stable and will not err in action.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: people  food  action  regret  moment  lust  care  sex 
    Life is all about moments of impact and how they change our lives forever.
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    tags: live  forever  moment 
    There may be difficulty at the moment, but I will not lose the Virtue that I possess. It is when the ice and snow are on them that we see the strength of the cypress and the pine. I am grateful for this trouble around me, because it gives me an opportunity to realize how fortunate I am.
    — Zhuangzi
    Silently a flower blooms,In silence it falls away;Yet here now, at this moment, at this place, The world of the flower, the whole of the world is blooming.This is the talk of the flower, the truth of the blossom;The glory of eternal life is fully shining here.
    — Zenkei Shibayama
    tags: truth  world  silence  moment  flowers 
    The more frequently you focus on your appreciation and gratitude for each breath, the greater will be your sense of daily gratitude... Now say, 'I am joyfully grateful for each and every breath.' If you have any doubt of your gratitude, just imagine the alternative for a moment - not being able to breathe!
    — Zelig Pliskin
    A master of happiness will appreciate what he or she has while they have them and the moment any specific thing is gone or lost, the focus will be on other things to appreciate and be grateful for. At times, this could be gratitude for the memories that remain. Material and physical objects are temporary, memories are forever.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    Every moment of life is precious and can never happen again and therefore is a reason to appreciate, be grateful for and celebrate the fact that you are alive.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    tags: moment  facts  appreciate 
    By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction, the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future.
    — Zelda Fitzgerald
    tags: time  people  future  moment  die  year 
    I would never say I will stay in electronic music for the rest of my life. I will always do whatever I feel like at that moment.
    — Zedd
    tags: moment  music 
    I'd love to have kids, but not at the moment.
    — Zara Phillips
    tags: moment  kids 
    We have to take care of the moment and then move on to the next. We can't worry about what's to come.
    — Zane
    tags: moment  care  worries 
    It really ups your production value when you have one person that you can use as your avatar through a story, but I think everyone gets their moment in time. That other couple definitely has their moment too, and they have to make some tough decisions.
    — Zal Batmanglij
    If half the society isn't engaged on any number of sectors, success and potential will be limited. In that sense, I do definitely believe there is a growing movement and moment for women's issues.
    — Zainab Salbi
    I miss aspects of being in the Arab world - the language - and there is a tranquility in these cities with great rivers. Whether it's Cairo or Baghdad, you sit there and you think, 'This river has flown here for thousands of years.' There are magical moments in these places.
    — Zaha Hadid
    tags: world  language  moment  year 
    There are some very similar moments in the early work where the focus was on drawing, abstraction and fragmentation. Then it moved to the development of ideas. Lately it has become what architecture should be, which is more fluid organization. There has not been so much 'a change' but 'a development'.
    — Zaha Hadid
    When I was growing up in Iraq, there was an unbroken belief in progress and a great sense of optimism. It was a moment of nation building.
    — Zaha Hadid
    tags: belief  progress  moment 
    There was no other concern; there was no other focus [in the Governor's School]. It was simply there to learn and grow and perform, and that was pretty amazing and informative. I'd say that was a big pivotal moment for me.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: focus  moment  learn 
    It makes sense that it's so different from film and television, because it's so in-depth. As actors, when we're in film or television, we can have transcendent moments and we get to work with really creative and incredible people, but it's such a small percentage of your time that's about your process.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: time  people  work  moment  process  film  creative 
    To be told that you're the voice of your generation is such an incredible amount of pressure, and I haven't faced that. Maybe by the time our third record rolls around, I will. My goals are to be a band like that in five years. At the moment, though, I can't really relate in any sense to the scale that Kurt Cobain fame has reached.
    — Zachary Cole Smith
    tags: time  moment  fame  goal  year 
    I think the saddest moments in life have humor in them. I have a memory of coming home from a funeral with my family in the back of a limousine and someone cracking a joke and us just hysterically belly laughing. It's how we always dealt with tragedy in our lives and I think it's such a healthy way to deal with sadness.
    — Zach Braff
    Everyone who was here [Sheraton Universal Hotel] when I won still works here, so the two biggest moments in my career are intersecting. It's so cool that I can say "hi" to everybody.
    — Zach Anner
    tags: work  moment  career 
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