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The whole world is a series of miracles, but we're so used to them we call them ordinary things. (Hans Christian Andersen)

It's just such a great miracle when things do work, and they work for such a wild variety of crazy reasons. (Laurie Anderson)

What I have learned from the year past is something about miracles - miracles of healing and answered prayer and unexpected happy endings. Each came quietly and simply, on tiptoe, so that I hardly knew it had occurred. (Faith Baldwin)

Miracles happen to those who believe in them. (Bernard Berenson)

We are alive within mystery, by miracle... We have more than we can know. We know more than we can say. (Wendell Berry)

miracle, n. An act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable, as beating a normal hand of four kings and an ace with four aces and a king. (Ambrose Bierce)

And why shouldn't the miraculous, / Caught on this earth, visit / The old man alone in his hut? (Robert Bly)

At base, science is no more than an investigation of a miracle we can never explain, and art is an interpretation of that miracle. (Ray Bradbury)

We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. (Ray Bradbury)

Yes, I believe in guardian angels, because otherwise I must believe that life is a string of death-defying miracles - and I don't believe in miracles. (Robert Brault)

Amid countless everyday miracles, I come in contact with something greater than myself and realize I am a part of it... I move in wonder through inspiration, reverence, gratitude, interconnectedness, transcendence, and grace. (John Paul Caponigro)

Miracles happen every day. Not just in remote country villages or at holy sites halfway across the globe, but here, in our own lives. (Deepak Chopra)

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle. (Paulo Coelho)

If you're squeezed for information, / that's when you've got to play it dumb: / You just say you're out there waiting / for the miracle, for the miracle to come. (Leonard Cohen)

Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain. (Doug Coupland)

When we constantly ask for miracles, we're unraveling the fabric of the world. A world of continuous miracles would not be a world, it would be a cartoon. (Doug Coupland)

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. (Albert Einstein)

Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Funny how we look for miracles in our lives when our life is one big miracle in itself. (Victoria Finlay)

When I start drawing an ordinary thing I realize how extraordinary it is, what a sheer miracle: the branching of a tree, the structure of a dandelion's seed puff. (Frederick Franck)

What is it when a human being makes a mark on the canvas? It's a miracle. (Jerry Fresia)

Know in your heart that all things are possible. We couldn't conceive of a miracle if none had ever happened. (Libbie Fudim)

We live our short spans in the vortex of a miracle, and while we may not be the center of that vortex, it is magic to be anywhere in there. (Robert Genn)

The photographic enthusiast likes to lure us into a darkened room in order to display his slides on a silver screen. Aided by the adaptability of the eye and by the borrowed light from the intense projector bulb, he can achieve those relationships in brightness that will make us dutifully admire the wonderful autumn tints he photographed on his latest trip. As soon as we look at a print of these photographs by day, the light seems to go out of them. It is one of the miracles of art that the same does not happen there. (Ernst Gombrich)

Painting seems like some kind of peculiar miracle that I need to have again and again. (Philip Guston)

Why I need this kind of miracle, I don't know, but I need it. My conviction is that this is the act of creation to me. That's how I have it. (Philip Guston)

What the ordinary person means by a 'miracle' is some gross distortion or suspension of the laws of nature... but life itself strikes him as commonplace, when in truth a blade of grass or a neuron in the brain is a greater miracle... (Sydney J. Harris)

Sometimes miracles occur only when you jump in. (A.J. Jacobs)

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. (Helen Keller)

Miracles are unexpected joys, surprising coincidences, unexplainable experiences, astonishing beauties... absolutely anything that happens in the course of my day, except that at this moment I'm able to recognize its special value. (Judith M. Knowlton)

Painting, for me, when it really 'happens,' is as miraculous as any natural phenomenon – as say, a lettuce leaf. By 'happens,' I mean the painting in which the inner aspect of man and his outer aspects interlock. (Lee Krasner)

In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia. (Charles A. Lindbergh)

We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. (John Lubbock)

We have got to abandon the sense of amazement in the face of creativity, as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything. (Abraham Maslow)

To paint is a miracle amid so much violence. To paint, to make art is the hope of peace for us. It is the purest manifestation of God. (Katia Mendonca)

We live at the edge of the miraculous. (Henry Miller)

I'm not performing miracles, I'm using up and wasting a lot of paint... (Claude Monet)

People who believe in miracles do not make much fuss when they actually encounter one. (Alice Munro)

There's a kind of miracle involved with paint. Its just this stuff in a tube... you squeeze out. It's this physical thing, yet you use it as a transforming agent. (Elizabeth Murray)

A strong positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug. (Patricia Neal)

We open / the halves / of a miracle, / and a clotting of acids / brims / into the starry / divisions: / creation's / original juices, / irreducible, changeless, / alive: / so the freshness lives on (Pablo Neruda)

Human beings are made up of flesh and blood, and a miracle fiber called courage. (George Smith Patton, Jr.)

Everything is miraculous. It is a miracle that one does not melt in one's bath. (Pablo Picasso)

Sometimes, at a certain point, the painting seems to have painted itself without my help - what I have called the 'eureka' moment when a sudden daring intervention has worked a miracle. (Joseph Plaskett)

What force is yanking at our sleeves? This process of self-revision and self-correction is so common we don't even notice. But it's a miracle. (Steven Pressfield)

- The Tenth Insight: Holding the Vision...
We can become inspired to shape a higher, more ideal future, and when we do, miracles happen. (James Redfield)

This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess. (Rainer Maria Rilke)

The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor. (Jim Rohn)

If you just communicate you can get by. But if you skillfully communicate, you can work miracles. (Jim Rohn)

Pictures must be miraculous: the instant one is completed, the intimacy between the creation and the creator is ended. (Mark Rothko)

- The Wednesday Wars...
Okay, so maybe sometimes the real world is smiles and miracles. (Gary D. Schmidt)

I live in a world of miracles and people destroy those miracles because they don't understand them. (Abby Schwartz)

Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles. (Samuel Smiles)

I love to dwell on the thought that the artist is next in divinity to the saint. He, like the saint, performs miracles. (Stanley Spencer)

One of the pleasant things those of us who write or paint do is to have the daily miracle. It does come. (Gertrude Stein)

The camera was waiting for me by predestination and I took to it as a musician takes to the piano or a painter to canvas. I found that I was master of the elements, that I could work miracles. (Alfred Stieglitz)

Constable, Sargent, Corot, and many others all prove to us that miracles happen when you observe and execute, concentrating with the subject in front of you. (John Stobart)

What greater miracle than those who make music with their hands and their heart? (Robert Sturman)

Where there is great love, there are always great miracles. (Mother Teresa)

Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible. (Mao Tse-Tung)

I wish to work miracles. (Leonardo da Vinci)

Be of good cheer, miracles do happen. (Kay WalkingStick)

Seeing, hearing, feeling, are miracles, and each part and tag of me is a miracle. (Walt Whitman)

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle. (Marianne Williamson)

Extreme things are like miracles. Nothing is as boring as a person who is just okay. (Joel Peter Witkin)

Many ingenious lovely things are gone / That seemed sheer miracle to the multitude... (William Butler Yeats)

Still seems it strange, that thou shouldst live forever? Is it less strange, that thou shouldst live at all? This is a miracle; and that no more. (Edward Young)