Mujib [Rahman] talks at random, depending on his mood and the disorders of his sick mind.
— Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Yes, exactly. I think that Christmas is always used at any point in the year to cheer us up, like each other up. We would use that to cheer each other up if we were in a sad mood or something, we'd just start talking about Christmas.
— Zooey Deschanel
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
To conquer demons, first conquer your mind. When the mind is subdued, demons withdraw obediently. To control knaves, first control your own mood. When your mood is balanced, scoundrels cannot get at you.
— Zicheng Hong
There are films you see that only reach your eyes. Then there are films that you can watch... that reach down to your throat, or reach your heart. "In the Mood for Love," though, reached all the way to my belly.
— Zhang Ziyi
Work is my salvation. It changes my moods.
— Zane Grey
I wrote for nearly six hours. When I stopped, the dark mood, as if by magic, had folded its cloak and gone away.
I'm currently doing a Soul Pancake show called Top of the Monday, which is basically a good morning news show. It's just me being silly, telling people about good news that's going on in the world, putting them in the mood to start their week.
— Zach Anner
I really write emotionally so whatever mood I'm in, or if a chord hits me a certain way that's what I'll go off of.
— Zac Farro
I don't have a particular style I like, it just changes daily, depending on the mood or the situation. I don't have a style chosen.
I'm never in the mood to eat or drink when I get to a show. I'm just too nerved out.
Mozart resolved his emotions on a level that transformed them into moods uncontaminated by mortal anguish, enabling him to express the angelic anguish that is so peculiarly his own.
— Yehudi Menuhin
I try to make my mood uplifting and peaceful, then watch the world around me reflect that mood.
— Yaya DaCosta
My daily routine varies, but there are certain things I try to stick to, like journaling in the morning and establishing my mood before I check any social media or take any calls or e-mails. That helps get me started on the right foot.
— Xosha Roquemore
There's always the cliche of the choir shouting and clapping. OK, you have to do that, but there's also introspective parts, parts where you just follow someone that's preaching. There's lots of different emotions and moods that a service requires.
— Wynton Marsalis
While the business of "collecting" lyrics and melodies happens all the time, when it's time to corral them all into something, I have to be in a good mood, ready and willing to work.
— Wooden Wand
I am not in a bad mood. Everyone is just.. annoying.
— Wiz Khalifa
Anybody can put sexual content to music, but I feel like I took it to a next level where it's a mood or feel.
— Willie Taylor
Don't try to guess what sort of thing editors want to publish or what you think the country is in a mood to read. Editors and readers don't know what they want to read until they read it. Besides, they're always looking for something new.
— William Zinsser
Depression is a disorder of mood, so mysteriously painful and elusive in the way it becomes known to the self - to the mediating intellect- as to verge close to being beyond description. It thus remains nearly incomprehensible to those who have not experienced it in its extreme mode.
— William Styron
Prayers born out of murmuring are always dangerous. When, therefore, we are in a discontented mood, let'us take care what we cry for, lest God give it to us, and thereby punish us.
— William Mackergo Taylor
First impressions of mediaeval life are usually coloured by the courtly romances of Malory and his later refiners. Chaucer brings us down to reality, but his people belong to a prosperous middle-class world, on holiday and in holiday mood. Piers Plowman stands alone as a revelation of the ignorance and misery of the lower classes, whose multiplied grievances came to a head in the Peasants' Revolt of 1381.
— William Langland
Landscapes, even when their general type is similar, are capable of as many expressions as the same type of human face, and, without our being able fully to tell why, affect our spirits as we look at them with as many moods and meanings.
— William Hurrell Mallock
The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor's work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels.
— William Friedkin
Strange as it may seem, the most ludicrous lines I ever wrote have been written in the saddest mood.
— William Cowper
The marsh, to him who enters it in a receptive mood, holds, besides mosquitoes and stagnation, melody, the mystery of unknown waters, and the sweetness of Nature undisturbed by man.
— William Beebe
The dominant mood of contemporary American culture is the self-celebration of the peasantry.
— William A. Henry III
There is something frank and joyous and young in the open face of the country. It gives itself ungrudgingly to the moods of the season, holding nothing back.
— Willa Cather
Nowadays, my mood ungoverned, I'm free to think the most outrageous things, such as: might it not be a good idea to insist that drug companies give their preparations names that tell the user what they really do?
— Will Self
Some of the ideas are kind of inspired by the songs, and I always want to use music to tell the story and give the movie a certain kind of mood. That's always essential to me.
— Wes Anderson
There are specific times where film noir is a natural concomitant of the mood. When there's insecurity, collapse of financial systems - that's where film noir always hits fertile ground.
— Werner Herzog
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator.
— Wendell Phillips
I got very lucky that some of the things that I wanted to work did work. Not because I knew what I was doing, just through dumb luck, it just looked beautiful and sounded great and captured some magical mood. And you just have to hope that you get lucky when you do big things like making a movie, or something.
— Wayne Coyne
The observer must learn to look at the picture as a graphic representation of a mood and not as a representation of objects.
— Wassily Kandinsky
In listening mood she seemed to stand, The guardian Naiad of the strand.
— Walter Scott
Every moment some form grows perfect in hand or face; some tone on the hills or the sea is choicer than the rest; some mood of passion or insight or intellectual excitement is irresistibly real and attractive for us - for that moment only.
— Walter Pater
Water is the most expressive element in nature. It responds to every mood from tranquility to turbulence.
— Walter J. Phillips
Divinity must live within herself: Passions of rain, or moods in the falling snow; Grievings in loneliness, or unsubdued Elations when the forest blooms; gusty Emotions on wet roads on autumn nights; All pleasures and all pains, remembering The boughs of summer and the winter branch. These are the measures destined for her soul.
— Wallace Stevens
I probably have a higher opinion of my writing than the average person, at least when I'm in a good mood, but I don't really think of my plays as only being relevant to a particular month or year.
— Wallace Shawn
My practice schedule is not constant and changes a lot and depends on my moods also.
— Viswanathan Anand