Quotation Explorer - 'Across'

At night I lay awake, her likeness casting dark shadows across my soul and senses, and my stomach throbbing away. I imagined her arms around me, lulling me into a phantom bliss, so frustrating, so unreal. - Stephen Mosley
The deer hovered by the trees beyond as the sounds of the ravening wolves came to them across the grass, their own senses almost frozen in impotent horror. - David Clement-Davies
I can't help but feel, across oceans and vast fields we will connect again. What we share is too rare to let go of for good but sometimes we have to accept, the timing isn't right. - Nikki Rowe
Depression is very real. It'll back you into a dark room, slap you across the face, spit in your eyes, scream in your ears, and punch you in the gut - Until you give in. - Anonymous
Borders are scratched across the hearts of men, by strangers with a calm, judicial pen, and when the borders bleed we watch with dread the lines of ink along the map turn red. - Marya Mannes
I will wait for you as long as it takes. I will love you every moment across time. - Lauren Kate
It is said some lives are linked across time. Connected by an ancient calling that echoes through the ages. Destiny. - Prince of Persia 1
Does anyone else day dream about what it would be like if specific age groups just dropped dead all across the world? - Christy Leigh Stewart
After all, when you come across the word prothalamium and find it means a preliminary nuptial song and a yaffle is a green woodpecker-well, I ask you! You cannot let matters rest there-or can you? Peradventure you will develop into lexicomaniacs. - E. Norman Torry
Yea I may come across as blunt, but I will say the truth even if its bitter, that's just me. You either hate me for it or respect me for it. - Tilicia Haridat
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. - Mother Teresa
The rainbow across the sky after a storm confirms Your kindness and Your forgiving heart. - Euginia Herlihy
And she had the magic I had never come across all my life. A minute with her messed up my mind and heart in a way that all the theories of right and wrong didn't matter anymore. All of a sudden opening my arms to the storm seemed a better choice, than dancing under the rainbows. - Akshay Vasu
None of us are bad people. We float around and we run across each other and we learn about ourselves, and we make mistakes and we do great things. We hurt others, we hurt ourselves, we make others happy and we please ourselves. We can and should forgive ourselves and each other for that. - Dan Harmon
We are all instruments pulling the bows across our own lungs. Windmills, still startling in every storm. Have you ever seen a newborn blinking at the light? I wanna do that every day. I wanna know what the kite called itself when it got away, when it escaped into the night... - Andrea Gibson
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
Whatever experiences we may come across in our spiritual journey we are not any of those experiences but rather the one who is witnessing them, the pure awareness cognizing them without thought. - Enza Vita
later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt?it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere. - Warsan Shire
Both precious and absurd, this tightrope of existence we walk in both directions; strung only on a rhythm of heartbeats across a void - Dean Cavanagh
Harrogate saw them going along Blount Avenue Sunday morning. They wore outfits all cut from the same bolt of cloth and in the church pew standing six across they looked like a strip of gaudy wallpaper cut into those linked dolls madfolk pass their time in fashioning. - Cormac McCarthy
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. - Sir Winston Churchill
Sometimes I'd yell questions at the rocks and trees, and across gorges, or yodel - "What is the meaning of the void?" The answer was perfect silence, so I knew. - Jack Kerouac
I'm Kieran. You must be a hell of a thief because you stole my heart from across the room, - Jayde Scott
There was a footpath leading across fields to New Southgate, and I used to go there alone to watch the sunset and contemplate suicide. I did not, however, commit suicide, because I wished to know more of mathematics. - Bertrand Russell
Your mind is a ship; it can sail across the universe as long as you don't allow negative thoughts to sink it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is during a time of failure we bury a past and resurrect a future. Becoming righteous, discerning, and wise are our most prized possessions and across every cultures-this is the greatest feat of all human life. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
You were only meant to be a stepping stone on my journey across the sea. - Sara Secora
So we don't believe that life is beautiful because we don't recall it but if we get a whiff of a long-forgotten smell we are suddenly intoxicated and similarly we think we no longer love the dead because we don't remember them but if by chance we come across an old glove we burst into tears. - Marcel Proust
During their lifetimes, every man and woman will stumble across a great opportunity. Sadly, most of them will simply pick themselves up, dust themselves down and carry on as if nothing ever happened. - Winston S. Churchill
I was in the biggest breakdown of my life when I stopped crying long enough to let the words of my epiphany really sink in. That whore, karma, had finally made her way around, and had just bitch-slapped me right across the face. The realization only made me cry harder. - Jennifer Salaiz
Love it when a compelling new character kicks open your mental door, tracks mud across your brain, and props their feet up on your cerebrum. - Don Roff
Our work is directly proportional to the distances our dreams travel across, as force (power) is a constant factor - Israelmore Ayivor
The desire for freedom resides in every human heart. And that desire cannot be contained forever by prison walls, or martial laws, or secret police. Over time, and across the Earth, freedom will find a way. - George W. Bush
The calm serenity of the breeze as it blows across the ocean releases the tangled web within my mind. - J Kahele
If I'm walking on thin ice, I might as well dance my way across. - Mercedes Lackey
Sometimes there aren't words. The silence between us is flung wide as an ocean. But I manage to reach across it, to wrap my arms around him. - Jodi Picoult
I look at youAcross those fires and the dark. - Weldon Kees
Y'know when your dog drags its butt across the carpet leaving a stain- It's not as easy as it looks..." - Josh Stern
Would you have left a guy being beat up to go find a teacher?' I asked.My father, he wiped his hand across his face, and what was left behind was a smile.Really, a smile.'Not in a million years,' he said. - Gary D. Schmidt
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When I see Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity baying across the television screen, I find it hard to take them seriously. I assume that they must be saying what they do primarily to boost book sales or ratings, although I do wonder who would spend their precious evenings with such sourpusses. - Barack Obama
A butterfly has landed on a patch of milk parsley. Wings held vertically so it’s not going anywhere - for the time being. Once he would have leant across and seized it. Now he’ll let it fly. - Lucille Turner
I left Beijing because I wanted to be alone and to forge my own path, but I know now that no path is solitary, we all tread across other people's beginnings and ends. - Ma Jian
My non American viewers. Who understand that the world does not consist solely of a single nation sailing across an infinite sea of migrant workers. Will no doubt have heard that the waters surrounding Brisbane got tired of waiting for people to hit the beach and decided to bring the party to us. - Yahtzee Croshaw
Lailah, always remember that you are light that bring illumination to many people across the world. - Lailah Gifty Akita
History is a voice forever sounding across the centuries the laws of right and wrong. Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral law is written on the tablets of eternity. - James A. Forude
When I touch you, it makes me trembling.I feel like I've lost myself, existentially.Your lips on mine makes me feel likeI'm flying across the universe, without aimlessly. - Tamara Stamenkovic
Mistress Creation keeps calling my name... i long for her, and she, for me... we will be reunited soon. In the interim, i bide my time dreaming of her, writing about her and stretching her across the vast landscape of my imagination. "Soon", i whisper to her, "Soon - Jaeda DeWalt
Dawn wore a pink dress and crept across the land like a timid girl. Her sister Morning followed, dressed in blue, the sun a dazzling locket on her breast. - Robert F. Young
Some things must remain the same in order for the universe to flow properly. One pebble dashed out across the ocean leaves a lifetime of ripples. They call it the butterfly effect. - Louise Mullins
People who walk across dark bridges, past saints,with dim, small lights.Clouds which move across gray skiespast churcheswith towers darkened in the dusk.One who leans against granite railinggazing into the evening waters,His hands resting on old stones. - Franz Kafka
She was poetry written in pen, scribbled and scrawled again and again. Ink splattered across the page. And within those scratched words, those small, sharp incisions, an image can be seen and you're left to wonder what, in the end, this all could mean. - Hubert Martin
Many things are spoken out loud, but be careful of those words that you whisper to yourself. You have the ability to uplift yourself or condemn yourself. If your thoughts are depressingly running across your mind. You need to make adjustments and change your way of thinking. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
I got my wife a mood ring. It works real good! When shes in a good mood it turns blue, but when shes in a bad mood theres a red mark across my forehead - Jeff Foxworthy
I think of rounds of editing as hammer time. Then, when they interrupt my writing, I can say... *shakes head* Nah, I just can't do it. Although when I come across a brilliant line, I do think, Can't touch this. And when I'm worried I'm overwriting a scene, I think, Hammer, don't hurt 'em. - Brent Weeks
I chew the inside of my lip, considering for a second what it would be like to slap this skinny little witch right across her tight-lipped little face. ~Kelly about Suni - Bill Blais
The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars. - Jack Kerouac
Help thy brother's boat across, and lo! thine own has reached the shore. - Hindu Proverb
This assignment could damn well project all the words across my face and the ink stain my hands a gory mess before I finished it. - Jazz Feylynn
You can almost always find something in common with another person, and from there, it's much easier to address issues where you have differences. Sports cut across boundaries of race and wealth. And if nothing else, we all have the weather in common. - Randy Pausch
Wisdom is not merchandise, hence it is possible to come across a rich fool. - Gugu Mona
I wrapped my arms around my body, pushing away my doubts and indecision for just a moment, and looked out toward the cemetery. Whatever it takes, I vowed. And as I said the words, I felt a chill run across my neck and a ghostly touch slide down my cheek - Catrina Burgess
I traveled across the world to rescue her, but when she held me as I cried I knew...... I was the one that was rescued. - Shannon L. Alder
The details of my thoughts bled into thin pieces of paper, spread across miles to touch hearts of the people; who've lost their truest homes- themselves. - Nikki Rowe
The cost of war is like an immeasurable tremor that knows no borders, its shockwaves reverberating across the world resulting in universal suffering. - Aysha Taryam
Already a congressman, to a mentor "I hope sometime you run across something you think I can do well 24 hours per day. - Lyndon B. Johnson
I often come across this question. "Which is the best camera in the world?". I would always say, "Well. You already own two of it, since your birth. - Kowtham Kumar K
The significance of a revolution will be known after the days have gone past us. When the children of the coming years wake up and like the albatross glide across the azure sky.The freedom to live a life of meaning and joy. - Avijeet Das
After leaving Egypt, Moses and his people endured a forty-year commute, starting with a truly epic crossing of the Red Sea (which made getting through the Lincoln Tunnel at rush hour seem like traipsing across a country bridge in a sundress on a spring afternoon). - BikeSnobNYC
She comes closer to me. She is beautiful, in the way lightning striking across a storm-swept sky is beautiful: dangerous and distant. - Kate Rooper
The wolf blood, Arya remembered now. I'll be as strong as Robb, I said I would. She took a deep breath, then lifted the broomstick in both hands and brought down across her knee. It broke with a loud crack, and she threw the pieces aside. 'I am a direwolf, and done with the wooden teeth. - George R.R. Martin
Don't forget - you're the one who swam across the freezing sea at night. - Haruki Murakami
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read "President Can't Swim". - Lyndon B. Johnson
What a grim feeling it is to come across a written line so exceptionally inspiring that your first reaction is, 'Criminy, why didn't I ever think to write that!' - Richelle E. Goodrich
your gazeacrossmy cheeksturned theminto strawberry fields. - Sanober Khan
Love is the most mysterious force in the universe.It locks two souls together across space and time.Once that spark is ignited it consumes all else.It was that shard of light that transformed a dark soul forever.Now let that love burn bright like a sun for eternity… - Kion Ahadi
Consider too, how deep the abyss between life and death; across this, my power can build a bridge, but it can never fill up the frightful chasm. - Johann Ludwig Tieck
When the wolf howls and the moon dimshope fades with the waning light. Evil lurks at every turn as shadows waltz across the ebony night. Behold the midnight hour where all of reason takes flight. - Grace Willows
You will come across people who always affirm by everything you say, but at the hour of need, they simply disappear! Stay away from such people or simply don't fall for their promises. - K. Hari Kumar
[M]y grandmother and I sit across from each other at the Gryphon Tea Room, on the grandest section of Bull Street. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
In the end, history proved the Jews correct. Across time and place, memory lives on the tenacity of a people’s resolve never to forget—not just with words—but with an endless stream of concrete actions rushing every day, every hour, every minute, every second. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
The kindest and most compassionate people I have come across are not religious. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
In life we come across people who ditch us, break us. But we still continue to trust. We are scared of getting hurt again but we still trust, still share and still open our hearts to them. Why? Why do we trust even after knowing that people change? - Anonymous
I write across several genres. I’m a slut for words. I can’t keep it in my literary pants. - Fierce Dolan
Getting money from my dad is a finesse job. Luckily, I have finesse coming out of my arse. I barged into his study without knocking, marched across to his desk, and held out my hand. Give me twenty pounds, I snapped. I need twenty pounds. Give it to me. Now! - Sarra Manning
Silence hung around the corners, draped like spider webs across all surfaces and hanging like smog in the air. - Jennifer Perry
The universe is a deep, still body of water in which we all swim. Every move that we make creates a ripple that echoes across reality and the deeper that we swim, the more force those waves carry and the farther they may span. - Cristen Rodgers
I live my life in widening circlesthat reach out across the world.I may not complete this last onebut I give myself to it.I circle around God, around the primordial tower.I've been circling for thousands of yearsand I still don't know: am I a falcon,a storm, or a great song? - Rilke, Rainer Maria
The perfect journey is never finished, the goal is always just across the next river, round the shoulder of the next mountain. There is always one more track to follow, one more mirage to explore. - Rosita Forbes
You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars. - Charles Kuralt
The bliss of the elect in heaven would not be perfect unless they were able to look across the abyss and enjoy the agonies of their brethren in eternal fire. - Gregory the Great
This is what labels do. They stick. If people think you're MAD, then everything you do, everything you think, will have MAD stamped across it. - Nathan Filer
Chris has turned out to be a revolutionary leader who started businesses for the first time of its kind that influenced the nation’s young blood and across the world. - csalamone
The annihilating strokes slashed across my penned heartfelt words. - Jazz Feylynn
I want them to see the magic of how everything is related: To walk out into the night and see the Green Corn Moon levitate across the sky. - Autumn Morning Star
The right man in your life will fly across the world to say hello, instead of saying goodbye. - Shannon L. Alder
there really is a place where kisses taste like apple pie and where stars spill like sugar across the sky. - Nina Lane
According to inflation, the more than 100 billion galaxies, sparkling throughout space like heavenly diamonds, are nothing but quantum mechanics writ large across the sky. To me, this realization is one of the greatest wonders of the modern scientific age. - Brian Greene
The most magical thing I have come across is a beautiful face with a beautiful heart and it's you❤ - Michael J. Bazin
...beauty is a spark which flares up when two ages meet across the distance of time,...beauty is a clean sweep of chronology, a rebellion against time. - Milan Kundera
As we live our truths, we will communicate across all barriers, speaking for the sources of peace. Peace that is not lack of war, but fierce and positive. - Muriel Rukeyser
The truest smiles are those which spread across our faces when no one's watching us. - Minhal Mehdi
For us, they packed up their few worldly possessions and traveled across oceans in search of a new life. - Barack Obama
Don't keep your Muse locked up in the closet. Set them free to dance across the page and what they create will be a masterpiece. - Michelle C. Hillstrom
Men and animals regard each other across a gulf of mutual incomprehension. - W.G. Sebald
Dream extravagantly, for God has imbued us with ample imagination to dream out to and across the very periphery of the impossible. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We regarded each other across an expanse wider than the universe, within a space thinner than a razor's edge. - Rick Yancey
The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved...the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars. - Jack Kerouac
In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning. - George Orwell
Life appear's across the limits. - Sohail Umar
Either I’ve got a wart on my nose they find curious, or I’ve grown a tail, Albie Merani muttered to himself. Just then he thought. I’d better get a move on, got work to do. He hurried across to some stairs, heading down deeper into station, then followed the signs to the pod station. - R.W. Rivers
A voice cannot carry the tongue and the lips that gave it wings. Alone must it seek the ether. And alone and without his nest shall the eagle fly across the sun. - Kahlil Gibran
It's very difficult not to come across as a white supremacist when there are so many black inferiorists around. - David Bullard
I thought: hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made. - Lu Xun
The best way to try to motivate somebody is by being direct with them. To be honest with them. Lies are never the right way to get your message across. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
God gives out good gifts of wisdom, talent, beauty, and skill 'graciously'--that is, in a completely unmerited way. He casts them across all humanity, regardless of religious conviction, race, gender, or any other attribute to enrich, brighten, and preserve the world. - Timothy J. Keller
If a cone had dropped on velvet needles, if a star had lain a silver track across the sky, if the dead had turned in their graves - I swear, I would have heard it, that's how silent it all was. - Martha Grimes
Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
Embrace your journey and those who come across your path. Be gracious in your endeavors. Focus on your craft. Those who support your dreams now and feel your sincere humility and gratitude will be there 20, 30, 40 years from now, padding your old bones and time worn, weary soul. - Ann Marie Frohoff
But that initial, comet-blazing-across-the-sky, Big Idea is only the beginning. Each book is composed of a mosaic of thousands of little ideas, ideas that invariably come to me at two in the morning when my alarm is set for seven. - Lauren Willig
A priest once quoted to me the Roman saying that a religion is dead when the priests laugh at each other across the altar. I always laugh at the altar, be it Christian, Hindu, or Buddhist, because real religion is the transformation of anxiety into laughter. - Alan W. Watts
True Christianity cuts across all other religions and creates its own culture. - J. Otis Yoder
No doubt I shall go on writing, stumbling across tundras of unmeaning, planting words like bloody flags in my wake.... - Alexander Trocchi
When you speak, your words echo across the room. When you write, your words echo across the ages" Bud GardnerThis is what my books do about stories of the Past, Present and Futur. Enjoy!Visit my page on Amazon.com - Claire Hamelin Manning
To succeed means you to sail across some difficult courses. - Auliq Ice
Pray for "all men." We usually pray more for things than we do for men. Our prayers should be thrown across their pathway as they rush in their downward course to a lost eternity. - E.M.Bounds
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived. - Helen Keller
What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
My favourite conversations are those with the universe, I speak all that I am and the most beautiful response flies a shooting star across the sky, it's proof ~ vibrations of light have the capacity to change our world. - Nikki Rowe
Consistency matters. You must learn that giving people a consistent high-quality product is of importance, like building trust across your brand. This build relational wealth - people want to know what they are about to step into and with whom. - Nicole Dominique Le Maire
I breathed in the memory of his lips, the softness of them, and how they felt tracing across my skin, leaving ripples of goosebumps in their wake. - Sarah Alderson
Progress across the time axis is passive. Progress up the results axis is passion. - Ryan Lilly
Maybe if we just lay beneath the stars long enough, all our worries will dissipate into the cosmos. And we can lay there motionless, yet sailing across the stars. - Trevor Driggers
If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day. - Unknown
...prose unfolds in time; and time contains both obstacles and revelations. Prose develops, the way characters and situations do. It requires a flow. A poem is an instant, lightning across the sky. Prose is before the storm, the storm, after the storm. - Molly Peacock
Seeming and knowing made hideous faces at one another across the breadth of her mind. - Pamela Dean
She was the sky full of surprises. Her dreams were blue and breathtaking as a bright day and her secrets were dark and poetic as a cold night. Either way, she was the most beautiful mess that one had ever come across. - Akshay Vasu
At least that was what she had told me. You never know with women. What they tell you and what they don't tell you is a very long bridge across a very wide river with all kinds of fish. - Philip Kerr
Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination. - Janet Frame
Sometimes I just want to paint the words "It's my fault" across my forehead to save people the time of being pissed off at me. - Christina Westover
In my more rebellious days I tried to doubt the existence of the sacred, but the universe kept dancing and life kept writing poetry across my life. (Beyond Religion, p. 81) - David N. Elkins
I think in life there is only one absolute truth. Death... It's the only definitive horizon, sometime it leaps, runs across mountains and vanishes beyond oceans but the closer you get, the more you see and you know it is the final destination, the absolute truth. We are only living to die. - Crystal Evans
Some disabled people spend a significant amount of their energy on trying to come across as abled or as not that disabled. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Diogenes, filthily attired, paced across the splendid carpets in Plato's dwelling. Thus, said he, do I trample on the pride of Plato. Yes, Plato replied, but only with another kind of pride. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I imagine music sitting in a chair across from me saying "and how does that make you feel?". - Clayton Montgomery
The curly red lines across the African deserts had the fascination of a magnet, and I hoped fervently that the pioneers who were writing their names over the blank spaces, would leave just one small desert for me. - Rosita Forbes
He didn't want just one morning with her, just one dawn breaking across the horizon. He wanted every dawn forever, every night, and the hours in between. - R.E. Butler
Their gazes locked and held for a long beat, like maybe he was taking her pulse from across the room, absorbing the fact that she was drenched and breathless. The corners of his mouth twitched. She’d amused him again. - Jill Shalvis
The morning slathers its whateveracross the thing. - Michael Robbins
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come. - Matt Groening
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful. - Eleanor Roosevelt
The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the ladder of patience and across the wide barren plains of perseverance. As yet, no short cut has ever been discovered.
The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell youDon't go back to sleep!You must ask for what you really want.Don't go back to sleep!People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch,The door is round and openDon't go back to sleep! - Jalaluddin Rumi
Spread your courtesy across the door posts of everyone you know, but reserve your intimacy with the little trustworthy friends who are going where you are going. Get it simply: wide courtesy, narrow intimacy! - Israelmore Ayivor
To lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. - John Lubbock
I used to believe that the world is a journey that takes you on a mystical ride across time. I don't anymore. - Girl234
When the petals of the heart unfold fragrance spreads across the valley. - Amit Ray
I wanted to be a King who would found a New World, not in some misty country far across the seas, but right here, right now, at home. - Cressida Cowell
Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns it calls me on and on across the universe. - John Lennon
The best moments in reading are when you come across your own suppressed emptiness. You stand face to face with a character in your book, a person you never met, someone even who is long dead…And you finally realize that the book is not what you’ve been reading. - Hillary Wen
The degree to which the psychiatric community is complicit with abusive parents in drugging non-compliant children is a war crime across the generations, and there will be a Nuremberg at some point in the future - Stefan Molyneux
You have made a heaven across the impassable sky, but the planet Earth where you live have made her worse than hell. Are you humans stupid? - Tanmaya Guru
I woke with sweat beading across my forehead and my hands balled into fists clutching the sheet over my eyes. The dreams. They were back. Haunting me relentlessly. I thought they were gone... I should've known better. (Rayne) - Kimberly Brockman
Her gaze traveled across the western sky that was dotted with clouds and was held by the wintry looking sun, so pure, so lovely, and so impossible to touch. Sheila felt that that was how her love was - Out of reach, unquestionably warm, and as certain as the celestial ball. - Shampa Sharma
Running through the maze of life, you come across profound ambiguities and complexities. Yet the essence of living a meaningful life remains simple- following your heart and pursuing your life purpose. - Roopleen
How else could I have kept together without her shattered pieces across the universe? - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
How sad it was to realize that sometimes you never got there. That sometimes you lived a whole life skittering across the surface as the years passed, unblessed. - Emma Cline
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me. - W. Somerset Maugham
Without the aid of prejudice and custom I should not be able to find my way across the room. - William Hazlitt
To write as if your life depended on it; to write across the chalkboard, putting up there in public the words you have dredged; sieved up in dreams, from behind screen memories, out of silence-- words you have dreaded and needed in order to know you exist. - Adrienne Rich
I went to sit in the bus station and think this over. I ate another apple pie and ice cream; that’spractically all I ate all the way across the country, I knew it was nutritious and it was delicious, ofcourse. - Jack Kerouac
Good talent needs a showcase to prove its worth.There are many cases across the world across arts where good and talented artists have disappeared bcz no one saw them. - Chetan katigar
These demands of life are so universal that either we like it or not, we are going to come across them one way or another. The response we give determines what our lives become. - Sunday Adelaja
There is a pain so utter It swallows substance up Then covers the Abyss with Trance So Memory can step Around across opon it As one within a Swoon Goes safely where an open eye Would drop Him Bone by Bone. - Emily Dickinson
Talking doesn't get your point across but listening does. - Debasish Mridha
Thin lips trace bold lines across my skin with a single, lingering kiss. - Cassandra Giovanni, Let the Fates Decide
Across the oceans, in the middle of the rivers and at the peak of mountains; nothing can ever change my feelings for you. - M.F. Moonzajer
The trees and shrubs rear white arms to the sky on every side; and where were walls and fences, we see forms stretching in frolic gambols across the dusky landscape, as if Nature had strewn her fresh designs over the fields by night as models for man's art. - Henry David Thoreau
Every time Europe looks across the Atlantic to see the American eagle, it observes only the rear end of an ostrich. - Ambrose Bierce
They say that I am a poetI wonder what they would say if they saw me from the inside I bottleemotions and place them into the sea for others to unbottle ondistant shores I am unsure as to whether they ever reach and forthat matter as to whether I ever get my point acrossor my love - Saul Williams
I wind up stretched across the couchstill nodding with Sherlock Holmesexamining our crushed veins - Jim Carroll
Write it down, boy. If you come across a passage in your reading that you’d like to remember, write it down in your little book; then you can read it again, memorize it, and have it whenever you wish. - Keith Donohue
all hopes there, so close to each other,are pulled into the void every night;when a band of pale twinkles milking the wayacross the divine breadth of skywhere every heart belongs.- From the poem "The Universe In Blossom - Munia Khan
The long rays of sun stretched across the street and touched the twisted mabati tin roofs of the shops, creating a soft light that dulled the dust and rust, making them look almost beautiful. - Stanley Gazemba (Bahati Books)
free from ivory-towerthe pencil twirlsacross the footpath - Santosh Kalwar
....her life would be a giddy crossword, working down from some clues and across from others. - Leif Enger
If I'm an advocate for anything, it's to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. The extent to which you can walk in someone else's shoes or at least eat their food, it's a plus for everybody.Open your mind, get up off the couch, move. - Anthony Bourdain
Want to forget that you’re growing older? Walk across green grass with bare feet. - Toni Sorenson
Here's to adrenaline. Here's to dramatic abandon of protocol. Here's to treasured pain and purple rain. Here's to chasing our souls, burning across to sky. Here's to drinking the ash as it falls, and not asking why. - Virginia Petrucci
We have all at one time been stranded on islands shouting lies across the seas of misunderstanding, hoping the fog will carry our mischief to the distant ports in people’s minds. - Shannon L. Alder
Across galaxies of time and spaceTravelling just to see your faceLost amidst the countless starsTo bring me back to where you are. - Bryce Anderson
Once I came across two ideographs for the word "love." The first contained the root words "heart" and "hand" and "action"-love as hands and heart in action together. The other ideograph, for "passionate love," was formed of "heart," "to tell," and "a long thread. - Joy Kogawa
The coast redwood is a so-called relict species. It is a tiny remnant of a life form that once spread in splendor and power across the face of nature. The redwood has settled down in California to live near the sea, the way many retired people do. - Richard Preston
To come across as younger than they are: Women buy creams that promise to slow aging; men buy fast cars. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
To take this one shot at life and live it with God is to take this one shot and have it reverberate across and around my world as if it were a million shots and more. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
For, like the wind, the sun, or the flowing river, like a soaring man-of-war or a beetle under a stone, like a spider at a web or a crab scuttling sideways across a shore, Nimrod was free. - Andrea Levy
I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed reading accident. I hit a book mark and flew across the room. - Steven Wright
Let your writing liberate you. Write with passion to allow your feelings to breathe and enjoy the journey across blank pages. - Amitav Chowdhury
The Church is both organism and organization - Woven together in a beautifully messy dance that stumbles across the stage of a fallen world. - Todd Stocker
You are not walking slow enough, when taking a walk, if you do not come across as bored or depressed (to the average sane person). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We’re naked under our clothes; we both know what it’s like to need to fart and hold it in, or not be able to get a hard-on, or worry that a bloke across the room might be looking at your bird and you might have to fight him but he looks well hard. - Russell Brand
Delia Smith needs to realise that when Nigella flirts with the camera she comes across as a slut. When Delia does it she comes across as an old slut. - Robert Clark
Assumption is one dreadful and incurable disease, which sticks to the soul and wiggles across the skin. - Aniruddha Sastikar
In every city you go, you will come across men of different kinds and you are the one to choose where your to belong. - Auliq Ice
As long as you have any floor space at all, you have room for books! Just make two stacks of books the same height, place them three or four feet apart, lay a board across them, and repeat. Viola! Bookshelves! - Jan Karon
Outside, across the putrid moat and under the dark mute trees, I would often lie and dream for hours about what I read in the books; and would longingly picture myself amidst gay crowds in the sunny world beyond the endless forests. - H.P. Lovecraft
Hospitality is the practice of God's welcome by reaching across difference to participate in God's actions bringing justice and healing to our world in crisis. - Letty M. Russell
Low and grovelling thoughts of God must be given up; doubting and despairing must be removed; and self-seeking and carnal delights must be forsaken. Across these deep valleys a glorious causeway of grace must be raised. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
A star shoots bleeding across the skyline, a companion to the black wind. Silence comes sweeping across everything. - Joë Bousquet
I know a lot of writers, and everyone works differently, but this is something that we truly have in common across all genres - the fiction has to be real inside your head. - Sara Sheridan
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