"This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding."
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
"Of all the nonsense written about love, none is more absurd than the notion that ideal love is selfless. To love is to see myself in you and to wish to celebrate myself with you. What I love is the embodiment of my values in another person. Love is an act of self-assertion, self-expression and a celebration of being alive."
- Nathaniel Branden
There's a party goin' on right here
A celebration to last throughout the years
So bring your good times and your laughter too
We gonna celebrate your party with you"
- Kool & The Gang
"Any celebration meal to which guests are invited, be they family or friends, should be an occasion for generous hospitality."
- Julian Baggini
"The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody else's cloud."
- Maya Angelou
"It's party time! P-A-R-T...Y? Because I gotta!"
- Jim Carrey in 'The Mask'
"The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight."
- John Charles Polanyi
"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance."
- Alan Watts
Edward Kinsella III
"There is not enough celebration of companionship. Relationships aren't just about eroticism and sexuality."
- Francesca Annis
"The arts, quite simply, nourish the soul. They sustain, comfort, inspire. There is nothing like that exquisite moment when you first discover the beauty of connecting with others in celebration of larger ideals and shared wisdom."
- Gordon Gee
"Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let's not be afraid to receive each day's surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or as joy It will open a new place in our hearts, a place where we can welcome new friends and celebrate more fully our shared humanity."
- Henry Nouen
"Every thing in life that's first should be a celebration or celebrated with a lot of oomph."
- Kriti Sanon
Maria Corte Maidagan
"The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities."
- Sydney Smith
"I'd like to say that parody is a celebration of a person's specific characteristics, as opposed to mockery."
- Ana Gasteyer
"The march is a way to get in celebration mode. "
- Charles Richards
"I love our shared island... and its core decency. I love it for its imagination and its celebration of the endless possibilities for our people."
- Michael D. Higgins
"I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work."
- Neil Armstrong
"Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories."
- Buddy Valastro
Ana Gomez Bernaus
"The desperate things seem to require attention, the lovely things seem to elicit celebration. If I had to choose, I would go to the awful in the hope that doing something could yield a happier result."
- Jenny Holzer
"My black-and-white work is more of a celebration, and the color work became more of a critique of society.."
- Martin Parr
"The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don't celebrate those, they can pass you by."
- Alex Wek
"Singing is like a celebration of oxygen."
"I relax by catching up with my friends and family... I find the contrast of living on a divided island relaxing - with beauty and tranquillity in the north and a sense of fun, shallowness and celebration in the south."
- James Blunt
"In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction."
- Audre Lorde
"I was born and trained to communicate music, just as the sons were born and trained to hunt, and I was lucky to have grown up in Hungary, a country that lives and breathes music-that has a passionate belief in the power of music as a celebration of life."
- Georg Solti
"When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way."
- Wayne Dyer
Kevin Jay Stanton
"While feminism should have been nothing if not a celebration of our own unique characteristics, we insisted that we had no unique characteristics... that gender differences were hogwash, and a feminine woman was nothing more than a plaything for men."
- Marianne Williamson
"Celebrity - I don't even know what that means. Obviously it's the same basic word as celebration, but I don't know what's being celebrated."
- James Woods
"My language is a feel-thinking language, feeling and thinking at once, that is why it is a celebration of life, and at once it is a denunciation of everything that is not allowed in life to be real life, it's plenitude."
- Eduardo Galeano
"Fun can happen on the interior. Nobody knows about it, but there are fireworks going on inside your spirit when you hear a great orchestra playing great music."