Quotation Explorer - 'Awful'

I hate most people. And I don’t want to, it’s an awful way to be. But the human race gives me no comfort. I find myself turning to books and films for comfort still. It’s repulsive, because one’s life consists of people, not things. - Morrissey
I was trapped in an awful spiral of insecure narcissism - Amy Poehler
Don’t you dare come into my world and tell me what color the ocean is! It’s black. Black as midnight. Black and awful! - Nadia Scrieva
It must be an awful feeling to have love all around you and not feel loved, to be in need and unable to accept whats being offered, to see a world of possibilities but trapped inside your own mind. - Tracy L. Darity
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. - Dr. Seuss
When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity? - Seneca
I know I am awful. But how much more awful I should be without the Faith. - Evelyn Waugh
Will there never be an end that also has a beginning? Will there never be continuity bridging the awful void between now and some other time, a time in the future, a time in the past? - Flora Rheta Schreiber
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. Jesse Owens - Judy Baker
I wasn’t able to be that person for you, and I did a terrible thing. I feel awful about it. But there was something wrong between us from the start, as if we’d done the buttons up wrong. - Haruki Murakami
I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe.
I think there are innumerable gods. What we here on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating trough human conciousness control events.
He who learns must suffer, and, even in our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. - Aeschylus
Every pilot needs a co-pilot, and let me tell you, it is awful nice to have someone sitting there beside you, especially when you hit some bumpy air. - Eric Wald
People are like a pack of dogs sometimes. All right one by one, but together... together they do awful things they don't mean to do. - Monica Furlong
Life is magic. Life is a miracle. Life is an awful beautiful ride. - Debasish Mridha
Alone.Yes,that's the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn't hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym. - Stephen King
A man in love is an awful sight. - Agatha Christie
Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self. - Millicent Fenwick
Whenever you look at a piece of work and you think the fellow was crazy, then you want to pay some attention to that. One of you is likely to be, and you had better find out which one it is. It makes an awful lot of difference.
Ignore the awful times, and concentrate on the good ones. - Kurt Vonnegut
Hunting, works for conservation like slavery works for economic growth. A guaranteed but morally awful way to achieve a goal. - Peter Allison
Scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters. Awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. Terrify and terrific. Every negative experience holds the seed of transformation. - Alan Cohen
GORGON, n. The Gorgon was a maiden bold Who turned to stone the Greeks of old That looked upon her awful brow. We dig them out of ruins now, And swear that workmanship so bad Proves all the ancient sculptors mad. - Ambrose Bierce
Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art. - Paul Theroux
You spend a lot of time thinking about how awful the prison is rather than envisioning your future. - Piper Kernan
We're really awful animals. I mean, that dumb Barbra Streisand song, 'People who need people are the luckiest people in the world' - she's talking about cannibals. Lot's to eat. - Kurt Vonnegut
Awful first drafts are fine—Agree with this.If you don’t finish something, you’ll never get in the game. Just quell the voice in your head that says Are you kidding? No one is going to want to read this drivel and keep on going. You’re going to revise and revise and then revise again anyway. - Jamie Freveletti
It's awful bad luck to bring a woman aboard the ship.""It's awful worse luck not to. - Johnny Depp
No offense, Jaron, but I don't want your life. Even locked away behind closed doors I got a taste for how awful it can be.""Did anyone try to kill you while I was gone?""No.""Then you didn't even get a taste. - Jennifer A. Nielsen
Sometimes it seems like "pain" is too obvious a place to turn for inspiration. Pain isn't always deep, anyway. Sometimes it's awful and that's it. Or boring. Surely other things can be as profound as pain. - Ellen Forney
Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not. - Epicurus
We all want to go there something awful, but to stand there takes some grace. - Rich Mullins
It frightens me, the awful truth, of how sweet life can be... - Bob Dylan
You bothered yourself and changed the season. I was left behind with your awful sounds. - Cat Alonso
If man is man and God is God, to live without prayer is not merely an awful thing: it is an infinitely foolish thing. - Phillips Brooks
Delayed gratification hints that something terrible is going to happen, and then delays the resolution. It’s that interval between the promise of something awful and it actually happening, where suspense resides. - Sandy Vaile
A bad song you can't forget is called an earworm. The way to get rid of an earworm is to deliberately remember an equally awful song. - Matt Chandler
I haven't written in a week. It's like holding your breath under water. You feel an awful constriction and then the instinct to propel yourself. - D.A. Botta
It was like he could take any emotion I had and make it ten times stronger. Which is great when it’s happiness but pretty darn awful if it’s anything sad. - Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Humans have been doin’ awful things to each other throughout history. Humanity’s not as great as you make it out to be. I do what needs to be done, and that’s that. We’re about to go to war, Earl. There ain’t no humanity in war. - http sheamagazine.com fiction-afterlife-chapter-24
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. - Aeschylus
I'm afraid I'm being an awful nuisance. - Edith Sitwell
Alone. Yes, that's the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn't hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym. - Stephen King
The awful thing is that if i can forget they're people, it will be no different at all - Suzanne Collins
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality. - Anton Chekhov
God can give or take away, Well who would make such an awful rule. - Josh Ritter
Life can be awful. Life can be ugly.And still there are those who smile at the darkness, anticipating the beauty of an eventual sunrise. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I think that's the way people absorb television. All the explanations in Doctor Who are there if that's your bag, but they're not essential to your enjoyment of it. An awful lot of storytelling isn't really about making people understand it's about making people care. - Steven Moffat
Peace is an awful beautiful thing for life. - Debasish Mridha
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