Quotation Explorer - 'Afterward'

Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate it.
Afterward, there was some debate as to whether we'd actually "done it properly," which gives you some idea of the awesome skill and artful dexterity of my lovemaking technique. - David Nicholls
MANES, n. The immortal parts of dead Greeks and Romans. They were in a state of dull discomfort until the bodies from which they had exhaled were buried and burned; and they seem not to have been particularly happy afterward. - Ambrose Bierce
Every marriage is happy. Its the living together afterward that's the challenge. - Ann Landers
Contrary to popular belief, going shopping is really about stopping afterward for cheesecake. - Bonnie Jensen
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality. - Pablo Picasso
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward. - Alison Croggon
I had drunk much wine and afterward coffee and Strega and I explained, winefully, how we did not do the things we wanted to do; we never did such things. - Ernest Hemingway
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward. - Spanish Proverb
Afterward, I had the last laugh. I made an air bubble at the bottom of the lake. Our friends kept waiting for us to come up, but hey-when you are the son of Poseidon, you don't have to hurry. And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time. - Rick Riordan
I love you enough to tell you the truth whether you want to hear it or not, but what you do afterward is your choice alone. - Ashley Ormon
I know that the problem isn't the dream per se. It was the way I felt afterward, once awake. - Emily Giffin
My whole theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence. An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
So, rather than appear foolish afterward, I renounce seeming clever now.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. - Unknown
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. - Jean Paul Richter
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry. - Ernest Hemingway
We do not know today whether we are busy or idle. In times when we thought ourselves indolent we have discovered afterward that much was accomplished and much was begun in us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most people thought that we would remain in the ghetto until the end of the war, until the arrival of the Red Army. Afterward everything would be as before. The ghetto was ruled by neither German nor Jew; it was ruled by delusion. - Elie Wiesel
History does not usually make real sense until long afterward. - Bruce Catton
Coincidentally, a good age for a Japanese girl is younger than twenty five, because that's when she turns into a 'Christmas Cake'. Christmas cakes, as everyone knows, are desirable before the twenty fifth but afterward quickly become stale and are put on the shelf. - Andrew Davidson
Be able to go shopping for a bathing suit and not become depressed afterward. - Marilyn Vos Savant
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward. - Baltasar Gracian
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. - Kurt Vonnegut
Real life is never quite as interesting as the story told afterward. - Laurence Overmire
Ever afterward, though the dance of creation change around me in the hall of eternity, I shall be the same. - Anandamayi Ma
The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward. - Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward. - Kurt Vonnegut
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