Labyrinth quotes:

  • I think 'Pan's Labyrinth' is genius. -- Joe Dante
  • I'm a nerdy, geeky fan of' Labyrinth' and 'Dark Crystal'. -- Neil Patrick Harris
  • The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ. -- Norman Vincent Peale
  • I always used to watch 'Labyrinth' and 'The Neverending Story.' Those were like my two favorite movies that I would watch over and over and over again. -- Vanessa Hudgens
  • He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life. -- Victor Hugo
  • I loved 'Pan's Labyrinth.' It transported me into another world. I like fantasy worlds; I love 'Lord of the Rings' as well, for that reason, because you really get to get out of reality and go somewhere else. -- Malin Akerman
  • I have designed my style pantomimes as white ink drawings on black backgrounds, so that man's destiny appears as a thread lost in an endless labyrinth. I have tried to shed some gleams of light on the shadow of man startled by his anguish. -- Marcel Marceau
  • I think Pans Labyrinth is genius. -- Joe Dante
  • Chiron insisted that we talk about the Labyrinth in the morning which is like 'Hey, your life's in mortal danger. Sleep tight! -- Rick Riordan
  • There are things roaming around inside my head as clever as Theseus in the Labyrinth. It's just that nobody ever gave them the necessary piece of string, so they'll never find their way out. -- Geraldine McCaughrean
  • Pan's Labyrinth works on so many levels that it seems to change shape even as you watch it. It is, at times, a joyless picture, and its pall of sadness can begin to weigh you down. -- Stephanie Zacharek
  • Wir tappen im Labyrinth unsers Lebenswandels und im Dunkel unserer Forschungen umher: helleAugenblicke erleuchten dabei wie Blitze unsernWeg. We grope about in the labyrinth of our life and in the obscurity of our investigations; bright moments illuminate our path like flashes of lightning. -- Arthur Schopenhauer
  • The only person who can solve the labyrinth of yourself is You. -- Jeremy Denk
  • The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive. -- John Green
  • For you know that I myself am a labyrinth, where one easily gets lost. -- Charles Perrault
  • What a bog and labyrinth the human essence is... We are all overbrained and overemotioned. -- Barry Hannah
  • I've learned that from a war ignited by revenge, nothing can be born, but sorrow. - Aladdin -- Ohtaka Shinobu
  • Sarah: That's not fair! Jareth: You say that so often, I wonder what your basis for comparison is? -- Terry Jones
  • Everything in the world is actually connected. That means, even if we get separated, we'll never be alone -- Ohtaka Shinobu
  • Hatred will never be erased! The only thing you can do... is erase the ones you hate. - Hakuryuu -- Shinobu Ohtaka
  • To tell of disappointment and misery, to thicken the darkness of futurity, and perplex the labyrinth of uncertainty, has been always a delicious employment of the poets -- Samuel Johnson
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  • With a labyrinth, you make a choice to go in - and once you've chosen, around and around you go. But you always find your way to the center. -- Jeff Bridges
  • Idolatry, then, is always polytheism, an aimless passing from one lord to another. Idolatry does not offer a journey but rather a plethora of paths leading nowhere and forming a vast labyrinth. -- Pope Francis
  • Destiny isn't something you make as you're told. By overcoming difficulties, life and this whole world can advance forward. That's what destiny is for. A world that has lost the power to advance forward, will be destroyed - Aladdin -- Ohtaka Shinobu
  • It's so easy for me to get caught up in the feeling of a city like Venice, where everything is just beautiful color and gorgeous buildings that are so peaceful. You can roam around and get lost in the labyrinth. -- Nanette Lepore
  • The House Rules Committee is perhaps the free world's outstanding bureaucratic abomination - a tiny, airless closet deep in the labyrinth of the Capitol where some of the very meanest people on earth spend their days cleaning democracy like a fish. -- Matt Taibbi
  • The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is like the greatest, most fantastic library you could ever imagine. It's a labyrinth of books with tunnels, bridges, arches, secret sections - and it's hidden inside an old palace in the old city of Barcelona. -- Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • There is nothing natural, inevitable, or necessary about the labyrinth of fear. We can liberate ourselves. There are better ways to live. Someone has to take the initiative to love and trust her fellow living creature and set us all free. -- Brendan Myers
  • Disease-carrying thoughts swarm and multiply in the dark and twisted labyrinths of our minds, and all that is needed is a mob and a good political slogan for the epidemic to be spread once again, with a burst of automatic weapons or a mushroom cloud. -- Romain Gary
  • Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered I have fought my way here to the castle beyond the Goblin City to take back the child you have stolen, for my will is as strong as yours and my kingdom as great. You have no power over me! -- Jim Henson
  • I have traveled down this path before - 'List of Seven' and 'Twin Peaks' both have thematic similarities - but 'Paladin' took me much deeper into the intuitive underground. Always bearing in mind Joseph Campbell's Rule No. 1: When entering a labyrinth, don't forget your ball of twine. -- Mark Frost
  • The poet Marianne Moore famously wrote of 'real toads in imaginary gardens,' and the labyrinth offers us the possibility of being real creatures in symbolic space...In such spaces as the labyrinth we cross over [between real and imaginary spaces]; we are really travelling, even if the destination is only symbolic. -- Rebecca Solnit
  • Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (...) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present. -- John Green
  • The life of Dumas is not only a monument of endeavour and success, it is a sort of labyrinth as well. It abounds in pseudonyms and disguises, in sudden and unexpected appearances and retreats as unexpected and sudden, in scandals and in rumours, in mysteries and traps and ambuscades of every kind. -- William Ernest Henley
  • Name me any liquid except our own blood that flows more intimately and incessantly through the labyrinth of symbols we have conceived to make our status as human beings, from the rudest peasant festival to the mystery of the Eucharist. To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history. -- Clifton Fadiman
  • London' is a gallery of sensation of impressions. It is a history of London in a thematic rather than a chronological sense with chapters of the history of smells, the history of silence, and the history of light. I have described the book as a labyrinth, and in that sense in complements my description of London itself. -- Peter Ackroyd
  • We filmed 'Labyrinth' in South Africa for two and a half months and it was just the most unbelievable experience. Lots of sword fighting, mud in hair and lots of weeping! It's very different from 'Downton' because I was going to work and having mud put in my hair - it's the other extreme of the look! -- Jessica Brown Findlay
  • If I have to pick one story that most influenced 'The Hunger Games,' it would be the Greek myth of Theseus, which I read when I was about 8 years old. In punishment for past deeds, Athens periodically had to send seven youths and seven maidens to a labyrinth. In the maze was this Minotaur, and it would eat them. -- Suzanne Collins
  • Art for art's sake? I should think so, and more so than ever at the present time. It is the one orderly product which our middling race has produced. It is the cry of a thousand sentinels, the echo from a thousand labyrinths, it is the lighthouse which cannot be hidden. It is the best evidence we can have of our dignity. -- E. M. Forster
  • A Valley Without Wind' takes the idea of dungeon crawls and throws it on its head by casting you as a magic user in this 2D platforming labyrinth of a world. From NPC's to rescue, spells to learn, and a whole civilization you practically need to build back from scratch, this adventure takes to a new world where few other games dare to go. -- Rob Manuel
  • I choose the labyrinth. -- John Green
  • Every labyrinth has its minotaur -- Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • Is the labyrinth living or dying? -- John Green
  • The labyrinth blows, but I choose it. -- John Green
  • Politics are a labyrinth without a clue. -- John Adams
  • We had to forgive to survive the labyrinth -- John Green
  • You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth... -- John Green
  • A labyrinth of symbols... An invisible labyrinth of time. -- Jorge Luis Borges
  • How will I ever get out of this labyrinth! -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • And I wrote my way out of the labyrinth. -- John Green
  • Music is a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, -- Pierre Boulez
  • The minotaur more than justifies the existence of the labyrinth . -- Jorge Luis Borges
  • It only takes two facing mirrors to build a labyrinth. -- Jorge Luis Borges
  • Love is a labyrinth of misunderstandings whose way out doesn't exist. -- Jacques-Alain Miller
  • ...and that we had to forgive to survive in the labyrinth. -- John Green
  • Damn it, how will I ever get out of this labyrinth? -- Simon Bolivar
  • London is a labyrinth, half of stone and half of flesh. -- Peter Ackroyd
  • A labyrinth, when it is big enough, is just the world. -- Catherynne M. Valente
  • Damn it, how will I ever get out of this labyrinth -- Simon Bolivar
  • Give me a labyrinth to walk and I can usually free my mind. -- Pam Houston
  • There's no need to build a labyrinth when the entire universe is one. -- Jorge Luis Borges
  • But to Lord Peter the world presented itself as an entertaining labyrinth of side-issues -- Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Meditative prayer like that we experienced in the labyrinth resonates with hearts of emerging generations. -- Dan Kimball
  • Tumbling into a dark, Lewis Carroll labyrinth of filth, pursuing a white rabbit of smut! -- Russell Brand
  • There's your labyrinth of suffering. We are all going. Find your way out of that maze. -- John Green
  • Underneath Day's azure eyes, Ocean's nursling, Venice lies, A peopled labyrinth of walls, Amphitrite's destined halls -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Lethe, the river of oblivion, rolls his watery labyrinth, which whoso drinks forgets both joy and grief. -- John Milton
  • It's not life or death, the labyrinth. Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you. -- John Green
  • Poetry is the thread that leads us out of the labyrinth of despair and into the light. -- Gregory Orr
  • A man in his own secret meditation / Is lost amid the labyrinth that he has made / In art or politics. -- William Butler Yeats
  • What man does not know, Or has not thought of, Wanders in the night Through the labyrinth of the mind. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Philosophy became a gloomy science, in the labyrinth of which people vainly tried to find the exit, called The Truth. -- Edward Joseph Schwartz
  • How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!" to a margin note written in her loop-heavy cursive: Straight & Fast. -- John Green
  • I know there is no straight road No straight road in this world Only a giant labyrinth Of intersecting crossroads -- Federico Garcia Lorca
  • The worst labyrinth is not that intricate form that can entrap us forever, but a single and precise straight line -- Jorge Luis Borges
  • There should always be in sight the draw ? a kind of a beacon that draws you on through the labyrinth. -- Stewart Brand
  • Where he had failed, I would triumph. Where he had lost his way, I would find the path out of the labyrinth. -- Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • going into a cave might be like going inside one's own mind, crawling around in the pitch-black, nook-and-crannied labyrinth of the human psyche. -- Barbara Hurd
  • A labyrinth is a symbolic journey . . . but it is a map we can really walk on, blurring the difference between map and world. -- Rebecca Solnit
  • That's the mystery, isn't it? Is the labyrinth living or dying? Which is he trying to escape---the world or the end of it? -- John Green
  • To all appearances, the artist acts like a mediumistic being who, from the labyrinth beyond time and space, seeks his way out to a clearing. -- Marcel Duchamp
  • Let's make a deal: You figure out what the labyrinth is and how to get out of it, and i'll get you laid. -Alaska Young -- John Green
  • He's complicated and complex, a labyrinth I want to lose myself in. He's my fighter, and I really want to fight to be with him. -- Katy Evans
  • The labyrinth of Ephebe is ancient and full of one hundred and one amazing things you can do with hidden springs, razor-sharp knives, and falling rocks. -- Terry Pratchett
  • If grammar is medicine, then Roy Clark gives us the spoonful of sugar to help it go down. A wonderful tour through the labyrinth of language. -- Anne Hull
  • Time passes cold and indifferent over us; it knows nothing of our joys or sorrows; it leads us with ice-cold hand deeper and deeper into the labyrinth. -- Johann Ludwig Tieck
  • The first path a human being ever travels is the path that leads out of the maternal womb. Every human being's first labyrinth is that of a woman. -- Jacques Attali
  • He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life. -- Victor Hugo
  • A man sets himself the task of portraying the world. Shortly before he dies he discovers that this patient labyrinth of lines is a drawing of his own face. -- Jorge Luis Borges
  • Loving another person is a wonderful thing, and if that love is sincere, no one ends up tossed into a labyrinth. You have to have more faith in yourself. -- Haruki Murakami
  • After all this time, it seems to me like straight and fast is the only way out- but I choose the labyrinth. The labyrinth blows, but I choose it. -- John Green
  • No one said parenting was easy,but NO good parent has any right to give up.It is one labyrinth you can never quit because it seems too hard. -- Gillian Duce
  • Then we got into a labyrinth, and, when we thought we were at the end,came out again at the beginning, having still to see as much as ever. -- Plato
  • Without the errors, wrong turns and blind alleys, without the doubling back and misdirection and fumbling and chance discoveries, there was not one bit of joy in walking the labyrinth. -- William Least Heat-Moon
  • He was trying to gather up the scarlet threads of life and weave them into a pattern; to find his way through the sanguine labyrinth of passion through which he was wandering. -- Oscar Wilde
  • Hope is an essential thread in the fabric of all fantasies, an Ariadne's thread to guide us out of the labyrinth ... Human beings have always needed hope, and surely now more than ever. -- Lloyd Alexander
  • Tengo could hardly believe it-- that in this frantic, labyrinth-like world, two people's hearts-- a boy's and a girl's-- could be connected, unchanged, even though they hadn't seen each other for twenty years. -- Haruki Murakami
  • They don't produce anything. All they do is guide you through the labyrinth of the legal system that they created - and they keep changing it just in case you start to catch on. -- Ian Shoales
  • the translator, a lonely sort of acrobat, becomes confused in a labyrinth of paradox, or climbs a pyramid of dependent clauses and has to invent a way down from it in his own language. -- Lydia Davis
  • I think the labyrinth is an interesting metaphor for our lives as musicians. We're always being drawn toward the center of it because that's where the mystery is. What is music? It's a journey. -- Sting
  • Any writer of any worth at all hopes to play only a pocket-torch of light - and rarely, through genius, a sudden flambeau - into the bloody yet beautiful labyrinth of human experience, of being. -- Nadine Gordimer
  • Man has gone out to explore other worlds and other civilizations without having explored his own labyrinth of dark passages and secret chambers, and without finding what lies behind doorways that he himself has sealed. -- Stanislaw Lem