Quotation Explorer - 'Tim O'

hello there, the angel from my nightmare.the shadow in the backgroung of the mourge.the unsuspecting victim of darkness in the valley.we could live like jack and sally if we want. - Blink-182
He that cannot decidedly say, "No," when tempted to evil, is on the highway to ruin. He loses the respect even of those who would tempt him, and becomes but the pliant tool and victim of their evil designs.
Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations. - Tim O'Reilly
There was something in the back of my brain, tapping its fingers on the door to my memory. - Tim O"Mara, Crooked Numbers
You are a victim only when you have decided to play the part. - Gary Hopkins
While it is easy to get caught up in the beliefs and attitudes of others, it is easier still to make one’s self a victim of circumstance. Victims of circumstance believe they have no power over their lives, since they are merely the play-things of fate. Since they believe this, it is therefore so. - Stephen Richards
Every individual is at once the beneficiary and the victim of the linguistic tradition into which he has been born. - Aldous Huxley
But truly it was not the money that mattered. It was the distant glitter of everything that was possible in the world, the things she had always wanted for herself and could not name and called happiness because there was no other word. - Tim O'Brien
He felt, in a way so familiar as to be almost dreary, the chosen victim of the gods, the self-admitted traitor, the one destined for judgment. - Iris Murdoch
Feel oddly barren. My sickness is when words draw in their horns and the physical world refuses to be ordered, recreated, arranged and selected. I am a victim of it then, not a master. - Sylvia Plath
In the process of my evolution, I became a victim of domestic war, an emotional casualty for a major portion of my life, entwined, entrapped and emotionally involved, until I learned how to become free. Torn From the Inside Out - Sara Niles
You are not the victim of the world, but rather the master of your own destiny. It is your choices and decisions that determine your destiny. - Roy T. Bennett
That men would die was a matter of necessity; which men would die, though, was a matter of circumstance, and Yossarian was willing to be the victim of anything but circumstance. - Joseph Heller
Who can have compassion on the ignorant is a victim of regrets, a supporter of ignorance and a builder of stupidity. - Auliq Ice
Today you are no longer a victor nor victim of the past and future, today is completely independent, there are no restrictions; except for the ones you place upon yourself. - Noel DeJesus
That's what fiction is for. It's for getting at the truth when the truth isn't sufficient for the truth. - Tim O'Brien
Everyone is a lonely victim of life's complexity. - Ted Dekker
When one person of whole nation fails to achieve his set goals, it influence the whole country.. That is why most of the countries are victim of terrorism, theft, snatching and etcetera - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
Empire always overreaches itself and thus dies by its own hand victim of its own ambitions - rassool jibraeel snyman
To the family of a victim of a fatal accident, the deceased was at the wrong place at the wrong time. To the family of the morgue owner, the deceased was at the right place at the right time. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You can either be the victim of your own life, or the victor". - Catie Hartsfield
Jesus is great -- is there a better role model? No. It's religion, it's the people who get in between -- the bureaucracy, you know. ... It's the way people abuse Jesus. Was there ever a greater victim of name dropping? - Bill Maher
Who lives inside your head? The hero of your story OR The victim of someone else's? - Tony Curl
Writing doesn’t get easier with experience. The more you know, the harder it is to write. - Tim O'Brien
If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture than you are a victim of it.
And in the end, really, there's nothing much to say about a true war story, except maybe "Oh. - Tim O'Brien
Having no resources within himself, he was compelled to be the copyist of many, and being such, he was forever the victim of inconsistency; - Frederick Douglass
If you don't care for obscenity, you don't care for the truth. - Tim O'Brien
I want to be the victim of his errors. - Marquis de Sade
He was a victim of his own integrity, which forced him to do his best, even when he would have preferred to do nothing at all. - Irving Stone
A lie, sometimes, can be truer than the truth, which is why fiction gets written. - Tim O'Brien
No one is ever a victim of life; we are all volunteering to grow. - Shannon L. Alder
He who says that someone isn’t himself is a victim of statistics. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Books are a hard-bound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am the happy victim of books. - Karl Lagerfeld
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline. - Lewis Mumford
In life, you either choose to be a powerleess victim or one of the choosen ones, who now has the power to understand the pain of others. - Linda Alfiori
The lieutenant-colonel realized for the first time what most people never realize about themselves--that he was not only a victim of outrageous fortune, but one of outrageous fortune's cruelest agents as well. - Kurt Vonnegut
That’s what fiction is for. It’s for getting at the truth when the truth isn’t sufficient for the truth. - Tim O’Brien
Don’t be depressed if you feel like a victim of abuse. It is because the abuser knows that your action can get you out of that situation and without depending on anything, live a life within your expectation and beyond. - Denny A
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