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We’ve collected the best Ceremonies Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Adam Beach, Zhuangzi, Laura Esquivel, John Paul Stevens, Jonathan Pryce. Use them as an inspiration.

I go to South Dakota for ceremonies when I have the time. And when you learn what the Indian peoples have gone through to hold onto their culture and traditionswow, it’s an amazing story.
Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature.
The only way we’ll know where we’re going is to look at the past and to remember who we were through ceremonies and rituals.
I have been opposed to ceremonies at the White House. It gives the impression that the court is subordinate to the executive, which I think is quite wrong.
I live a very ordinary life. The rare awards ceremonies I go to are quite fun, because I can enjoy the irony of one minute walking to the tube, and the next being driven along the same stretch of road in a limo.
I go for a couple of parties; you won’t find me at every film party and never at award ceremonies. I tried attending for the first three to four years, and I’ve performed at award shows. I sat in them, and I’ve also exited pretty fast from them. It’s just not my place. I’d rather get their adulation in a cinema hall.
Conservative faith traditions argue rightly for strict religious protections in the law so that churches, synagogues and mosques aren’t forced to perform ceremonies inconsistent with their religious teachings.
My family is Native American, and I was raised with Native American ceremonies.
Eric Balfour
I think Latin American cultures are really rich and fascinating. I like the pomp and circumstance of some of their rituals and ceremonies.
Bitsie Tulloch
There was a time when it was important culturally to have the wordactress,’ I suppose, but when it comes to awards ceremonies, we don’t have ‘Best Directress’ or ‘Best Cinematographeress!’
I’m really looking forward to the Hall of Fame ceremonies. It’s going to be unbelievable – just crazy. I’m looking forward to thanking all the fans for inspiring me to go out there and play my best football each and every game.
If I was a research scientist, I’d want people to say, ‘You know what, he‘s a great research scientist, that Ricky Gervais. He’s really good, really good.’ You know, I’d go to award ceremonies for research scientists and go, ‘Yeah, I really worked hard, yeah.’ It’s brilliant.
We must learn which ceremonies may be breached occasionally at our convenience and which ones may never be if we are to live pleasantly with our fellow man.
Amy Vanderbilt
On the issue of the gay marriage, I believe if people want to have private ceremonies, that’s fine. I do not believe that gay marriages should be legal.
We have birthdays and bar mitzvahs and funerals and weddings. And these ceremonies and rituals, I believe, really help us transition from one point to another.
I remember after the Games I was lifting weights with propane tanks on them, and getting to experience opening ceremonies again was something I dreamed of every day.
Award ceremonies are strange because you’re sitting next to someone you’ve never met; you’re celebrating with a total stranger.
My temples are only in India. When I am in India, I go to the religious ceremonies.
The myths connected with individual sanctuaries and ceremonies were merely part of the apparatus of the worship; they served to excite the fancy and sustain the interest of the worshipper… no one cared what he believed about its origin.
William Robertson Smith
I don’t have role models or watch much TV. I go to awards ceremonies but often I don’t even know who the people are. I think that’s good, because then you don’t have preconceived ideas about them.
Christopher Parker
Our state ceremonies have a religious foundation. We have compulsory religious education. And the Church should be a moral guardian. We have in this country a long Christian heritage and Christian culture and we shouldn’t be in too much of a hurry to give that up.
I was taught that you can’t be a healthy individual without art, music, or nature in your life. All my art is tied into inner cultural experience. It has to do with music or ceremonies or nature, even the funny ones.
Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.
Ceremonies are important. But our gratitude has to be more than visits to the troops, and once-a-year Memorial Day ceremonies. We honor the dead best by treating the living well.
Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on.
The trappings of a religious cult tend to fall into candlelit ceremonies and robes and group chanting and singing and prayer.
Sean Durkin
My husband, Andrew Shue, is the co-founder of Do Something, and we both speak and present at awards ceremonies. It’s absolutely amazing and humbling to see all the work so many young people are contributing to better their communities on both a local and global front.
Amy Robach
I come from a very illustrious line of divorces. We love to get divorced in my family. My mother and father have been married four times each – eight ceremonies with the best of intentions.
Joshua Ferris
Big dress, cocktails, party – I love that. It is my work, but my work allow me to have glamour, to wear beautiful and amazing dresses, to go to big ceremonies.
Paz Vega
By the last decades of the 21st century, church worship will still take the form of reading passages of traditional texts – the Bible, the Koran, the Rig Veda – but physicist-priests will preside over the ceremonies.
Frank Tipler
The opening and closing ceremonies of the London Olympics are mass satanic rituals disguised as a celebration of Britain and sport. Their medium is the language of symbolism.
I’m like the master of ceremonies being funny, and then sometimes people you’re with, girlfriends and stuff, are like, ‘God I wish I had the person on stage to be with all the time.’
Though I was nominated for awards for films like ‘Tezaab’ and ‘Apna Sapna Money Money’ but I never won an award. Now I am not even nominated for any awards but still I attend the award functions as I love being there despite figuring prominently in a lot of leg pulling that goes around in the award ceremonies.
I have taken part in ceremonies with North American and Mexican shamans, as well as Brazilian ceremonies.
The first time I thought about attempting a body suspension was after watching a documentary on rites-of-passage ceremonies from other cultures. I was completely intrigued by what these people put their bodies through.
I have perfected the art of putting my feet on my husband’s lap during awards ceremonies so he can rub them.
In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge.
The great majority of the nobility and gentry of England clung to the doctrine and ceremonies of the ancient church, and yet were united in determination to oppose the papal claims.
The quarrels and divisions about religion were evils unknown to the heathen. The reason was because the religion of the heathen consisted rather in rites and ceremonies than in any constant belief.
Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies.
Joseph Wood Krutch
The truth was, I never liked the rose ceremonies. The cocktail parties beforehand are also difficult as there is so much stress and nervousness that’s put on everyone.
‘Never forget‘ is correct. But the place to remember is in our hearts, not in lavish ceremonies.
Bollywood is a great place. You can expect support for award ceremonies, weddings, and funerals.
Like many astronomers who use the great telescopes on Mauna Kea, I have participated personally and joyfully in ceremonies to celebrate the profound cosmic understanding that comes from joining ancient Hawaiian navigator traditions with the techniques of modern astronomy.
I’m hoping that maybe everyone on the Olympic team thinks that I’m worthy to carry the flag. That’s my next goal, to carry the flag during the opening ceremonies, if everyone chooses me.
Trevor and I had been going to awards ceremonies for years. People knew. Look, if you don’t get married by age 65, people know something’s up.
Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies.
Thomas Love Peacock
I have danced to ‘Kaanta Lagaa’ at sangeet ceremonies and weddings. Weddings are happy occasions and I like being part of their happiness.
The Master of Ceremonies in ‘Bridge and Tunnel‘ is a wonderful man, if I do say so myself. I talk about all the characters in the third person. But, he is a really congenial… just a good stand-up guy, who happens to be Pakistani-American. He’s been here for years.
Sarah Jones
The show is being changed right now, by the way. Jeff Burke is doing it for the Magic Kingdom. And I think it will be better, with new birds, master of ceremonies, etc.
Our Puritan forefathers, though bitterly denouncing all forms and ceremonies, were great respecters of persons; and in nothing was the regard for wealth and position more fully shown than in designating the seat in which each person should sit during public worship.
I probably shouldn’t say this but I collect little souvenirs from dinner events or ceremonies. It can be a small spoon or a napkin from Clarence House.
I do believe, sooner rather than later, churches will face the loss of their tax-exempt status if they do not engage in same-sex ceremonies.
I think as much as people moan at things like award ceremonies, it gives people role models. It provides real positive reinforcement that you can be who you are and still massively achieve.
I get embarrassed on the red carpet at awards ceremonies. The whole celebrity thing is embarrassing.