Quotation Explorer - 'Been'

In our evolution language has been the greatest single contribution to our understanding and misunderstanding - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I've been obsessed with stories since I was a kid so it's no surprise that I ended up writing for a living. - Sara Sheridan
Nobody truly becomes an adult. The child we have been is always there, deep inside of us. As time passes, we think we're growing, but maturity is only an illusion; a hindrance to our free child soul. - Jirō Taniguchi
Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. - Thomas Paine
For years we've been telling God to get out of our schools, to get out of our government and to get out of our lives. And being the gentleman He is, I believe He has calmly backed out. How can we expect God to give us His blessing and His protection if we demand He leave us alone? - Anne Graham
The old you has been left behind to leave place for the new you. And it will be a new you that your new friends will admire, that your old friends will struggle to understand and that your true friends will learn to embrace. - lauren klarfeld
Each of us has been designed for one of two immortal functions, as either a storyteller or as a cross-legged listener to tales of wonder, love, and daring. When we cease to tell or listen, then we no longer exist as a people. - Bryce Courtenay
By the study of Boltzmann I have been unable to understand him. He could not understand me on account of my shortness, and his length was and is an equal stumbling block to me. - James Clerk Maxwell
I have never been drunk, but often I've been overserved.
The big corporations are suddenly taking notice of the web, and their reactions have been slow. Even the computer industry failed to see the importance of the Internet, but that's not saying much. Let's face it, the computer industry failed to see that the century would end. - Douglas Adams
The contest, for ages, has been to rescue Liberty from the grasp of executive power. - Daniel Webster
Been living on this earth for so long now and still don't know what a happy life feels like. I'm ready for a change. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
July 4th fireworks exhale over the Hudson sadly.It is beautiful that they have to disappear.It's like the time you said I love you madly.That was an hour ago. It's been a fervent year. - Frederick Seidel
You know Becky, you haven't been the same since that crowbar fell on your head." - - said to me by my mother after I eloped with a guy I'd known for about 30 days, when I was 18 years old! - Becky Lewellen Povich
As I rolled over, stretching out, my only thought was to go back to the dream I'd been having, which I couldn't remember, other than that it had been good, in that distant, hopeful way unreal things can be. - Sarah Dessen
What others will think? has killed the most dreams,Living the mainstream has never been the mainstream,Free people know how to live without remorse,They know ships aren’t meant to stay at shores. - Sahil Sachdeva
I knew I loved you before I met youI think I dreamed you into lifeI knew I loved you before I met youI have been waiting all my life - Savage Garden
I melted into the dream as if I had always been there. I knew where I had come from; I knew where I was going. - Chelsie Shakespeare
I have been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I have never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. - Georgia O'Keeffe
I've never been scared of the dark, but I'm still terrified of what's in it. - Elizabeth Duivenvoorde
Having sex with her had been a catalyst, new flesh for the virus to feed on. No matter how hard he tried to block her out, she was always there at the back of his mind. Calling him. Begging him to go to her. - Jacqueline Francis - The Journal
My mind is the only sanctuary that has not been stolen from me. Men have tried to breach it before, but I've learned to defend it vigorously, for I am only safe with my innermost thoughts. - Christopher Paolini
Mind is indeed that which takes one to Moksha, and it is also the mind that makes one wander around in the worldly life. One needs to just turn it in the right direction. It had been turned in the wrong direction, and so it needs to be turned in the right direction. - Dada Bhagwan
As humans, reality for us is largely based on other people's perceptions. If there's 20 bodies in your crawl space but you haven't been caught yet, you tell yourself you're still a birthday clown, and that's how you keep doing it. - Dan Harmon
This has been my vocation to make music of what remains. - Itzhak Perlman
Many marriages would have been laid to rest a long time ago, if they were not on a life-support machine called other people’s opinions and/or expectations. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I, the ordinary restless child, the plain adolescent, the commoner who had been a nun twice, would prove to be a Daughter of Heaven. - Shan Sa
Immortal beings have been compared to stars, these are existences that linger on long after the death of the thing itself. - Zeena Schreck
Genes are overrated...Genes never helped anybody pick the right foods or hit the gym floor at 6 am. Its you as a person; its always been YOU! - Dr Deepak Hiwale, aka 'The Fitness Doc'
Having been an English literary graduate, I've been trying to avoid the idea of doing art ever since. I think the idea of art kills creativity. I think media are at their most interesting before anybody's thought of calling them art, when people still think they're just a load of junk. - Douglas Adams
Every night I tell my children all of the things that I love about them. I tell them how proud I am of their accomplishments and how much better our lives have been since they were born. I hope they will always realize how much they are loved and valued. I feel so blessed that they are in my life. - Tom Giaquinto
If the rock band U2 had been born in Orange County, California, would they have become just another church worship band? - Steve Turner
Without an opportunity, their abilities would have been wasted, and without their abilities, the opportunity would have arisen in vain. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. - Annie Lennox
Mavis' bear sailed through the air in Cassie's room, falling onto the bed. 'What's he in aid of?' 'He's reconnaissance expert. He wouldn't hear of me enterin' potential hostile ground without testin' for fire. Has his sacrifice been in vain? - Christine M. Knight
What these thinkers, chroniclers, and interpreters have written about, how they have theorized their scholarly endeavors, and their approaches and methodologies have inevitably been informed and shaped by the times in which they existed. - Pero Gaglo Dagbovie
To say that an idea is fashionable is to say, I think, that it has been adulterated to a point where it is hardly an idea at all. - Murray Kempton
My weakness has always been to prefer the large intention of an unskilful artist to the trivial intention of an accomplished one: in other words, I am more interested in the high ideas of a feeble executant than in the high execution of a feeble thinker. - Thomas Hardy
If Paul Revere had been a modern day citizen, he wouldn't have ridden down Main Street. He would have tweeted. - Alec Ross
The evils arising from the loss of her uncle were neither trifling nor likely to lessen; and when thought had been freely indulged, in contrasting the past and the present, the employment of mind and dissipation of unpleasant ideas which only reading could produce made her thankfully turn to a book. - Jane Austen
An era can be considered over when its basic illusions have been exhausted. - Arthur Miller
The idea of death has been associated with the fear of the unknown, and the punishment or reward for our life choices. There is no punishment, and there is no reward. We punish ourselves instantly, when we choose to be destructive. We reward ourselves, when we choose being our loving selves. - Raphael Zernoff
Latter-day scepticism is fond of calling itself progressive; but scepticism is really reactionary. Scepticism goes back; it attempts to unsettle what has already been settled. Instead of trying to break up new fields with its plough, it simply tries to break up the plough. - G.K. Chesterton
It's because the door hasn't been closed yet that the nightmares still find their way in. - Joyce Rachelle
Dead parents are gruesome, yes, but anyone who’s anyone in children’s literature has either been orphaned or abandoned; well-adjusted kids from stable two-parent homes don’t go on hero quests. - Lynn Messina
To the body and mind which have been cramped by noxious work or company, nature is medicinal and restores their tone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people. - Mark Twain
God has been pushed aside by the non-Self complex. Vibrations have arisen from vibrations. ‘We’ now give you the Knowledge of how to stop the vibrations. - Dada Bhagwan
Upon first glance I felt a sense of familiarity with you. Like we had been down this road a thousand times before, why I felt this with a complete stranger I am yet to know but I trust further down the road our chance meeting will make perfect sense. - Nikki Rowe
Accessibility to information never been so advanced and easy in entire human history as it is now and we have no excuse for ignorance. - Baris Gencel
Some of the greatest miracles one could ever receive in their life is the ones that happen when their faith and action has been applied. - Dionna L. Hayden
They knew each other. He knew her and so himself, for in truth he had never known himself. And she knew him and so herself, for although she had always known herself she had never been able to recognize it until now. - Italo Calvino
If a man can tell if he's been successful in his life by having great friends, then I have been very successful. - Johnny Ramone
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. - Oswald Spengler
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it. - Alfred North Whitehead
I huddle in the dark with a mass of burnt matches strewn at my feet. And yet, for all of those matches I’ve not been able to light a single candle. And huddled in such deep darkness, I’ve somehow yet to realize that Christmas made both matches and candles forever obsolete. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
... if one hasn't been through, as our people mercifully did not go through, the horrors of an occupation by a foreign power, you have no right to pronounce upon what a country does, which has been through all that. - Anthony Eden
Do not force your children to behave like you, for surely they have been created for a time which is different to your time - Ali ibn-e-Abu Talib
I'm sorry for breaking down when I should've been stitching myself back up - Real Friends
Windows 10 could only have been a worse experience if I had paid for it! - Steven Magee
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
It turns out the simplest choices have been far more important in the long run than I ever imagined. - Richelle E. Goodrich
If the amount of times we get up is just one less than the amount of times that we've been knocked down, then we're spending our lives lying down. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity. I don't see a different purpose for it now. - Dorothea Tanning
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. - Mark Twain
[Harrier] locked eyes with Zanattar. He couldn't remember another time in his life when he'd been this angry and hadn't hit something. - Mercedes Lackey
If you've ever been hungry, you can never be full. - Dwayne Johnson
Our existence has always and everywhere been tragic, but man has converted these numberless tragedies into works of art. I know of nothing more astonishing or more wonderful than this transformation. - Maxim Gorky
The task of teaching has never been more complex and the expectations that burden teachers are carried out in antiquated systems that offer little support—and yet, teachers are finding success every day. - Tucker Elliot
Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.
All of the years I spent trying to be someone you could be proud of would have been better spent being proud of myself for who I already was. - Paula Heller Garland
Jo claimed that the reason people survived breakups was that within days of the amputation, Mother Nature started reminding you of what you had been doing without, what could have been better, all the samll discontents you had been filing away. - Emma Donoghue
Intelligence and education that hasn't been tempered by human affection isn't worth a damn. - Daniel Keyes
I'm not manic-just happy. It has been such a long time since I was happy. Please join me on my magic carpet for now. - Barbara Field Benziger
It is symptomatic of the constricting specialism and the oppressive burden of fact of our time that it has been left to the imagination of a novelist, Marguerite Yourcenar, to create the broadest, the most balanced and in many ways the most authentic interpretation of the affair. - Royston Lambert
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. - Mark Twain
My Muse sits forlornShe wishes she had not been bornShe sits in the coldNo word she says is ever told. - Stevie Smith
Sometimes we dream of things that we've always wanted--of things that we have been searching for our whole lives without knowing it...and other times we wake up and know what we have to do. I have to write...so I do. - Cassandra Giovanni
The house had been torn down. Nothing is left but the old white fence. There used to be privet bushes everywhere. "The smell of privet is the smell of summer for me," I say to Catherine."Yes, Mom." she says, "I know, Your memories are my memories now. - Abigail Thomas
I have been writing now for over a week. I find it cleansing, refreshing; it is good for me. (p.531) - Storm Constantine
This view, as a rounded whole and in all its essential elements, has very recently disappeared from science. It died a royal death with Agassiz.[It had formerly been held that there were no genetic connections among species.] - Asa Gray
I have been in the shadows trying to hide from all my pain, but I realize that one day I will walk out the shadows with my head held high - Leian Joseph
If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another. - John Steinbeck
No punishment of the unrighteous has ever been too severe in the eyes of the righteous.
My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never. - Jack Benny
Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don't worry...I'm here. The flood waters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you. - Charles M. Schulz
Is it a time for you, you I say, to dwell in your roofed-in houses?' (Haggai 1:4). The reply might have been that it was unreasonable to expect anyone to live in a roofless house, but the question made its point. What worth did they set on their God, when they left His Temple in ruins? - Joyce G. Baldwin
Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable. - Fran Lebowitz
The energy and daring is to resist the noes, until the final yes has been achieved. - Jeffrey D. Sachs
At last started to play and she gestured to dance with me. As we slow danced I couldn’t tell what day or year it was. For all I know, Etta could have been singing it live. We danced like lovers do and as the song neared it’s melodic end, she whispered in my ear—I just got lost with you. - Kayko Tamaki
He understood (what so many fautlessly polite people do not understand) that a stiff apology is a second insult. He understood that the injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt. - G.K. Chesterton
Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated
Having been raised in a poor family makes part of who i am, but it determines not my future nor my destiny,it doesn't define who i will become, i am a rich man, i am a winner, i am the author of my own success or failure-God forbid failure, i shall prosper-so help me God. - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
And ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the final hour of separation. - Kahlil Gibran
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. - Isaac Asimov
Singing with children in the schools has been the most rewarding experience of my life. - Pete Seeger
He had long been curious at leaders intermittent calls for a return to past values and had tested the notion by trying to build a house from the sky downwards - Steve Aylett
Since the dawn of time there have been those among us who have been willing to go to extraordinary lengths to gain access to that domain normally reserved for birds, angels, and madmen.
It wouldn't be mind control, if you will know you've been under mind control. - VicDo
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal. - John Lennon
The ability for anyone in our generation to self-amuse has sadly been bred out of our species. - Kim Askew
I have been an author for 20 years and an ass for 55. - Mark Twain
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always. - Mahatma Gandhi
I made dangerous choices in those years, thinking myself bold and adventurous. Later I would come to understand that I hadn't been daring at all, just driven by confusion and hormones. The person capable of true daring, I knew now, possessed two admirable qualities: curiosity and courage. - Alice Steinbach
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done. - Dale Carnegie
Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching. - Randall G. Leighton
The man who has never been disappointed has never understood happiness, the man who has never been anxious has never learned patience, the man who has never been depressed will never know ecstasy. - Palle Oswald
there's a blessing ;even when you lose That ; There's always stay inside Your Heart, Memories That You'll never Been Forgotten Until the Rest Of Your Life ; mine?; There's inside My Heaven "Miquel Andre" . - anne idris
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
If Molly had not been so entirely loyal to her friend, she might havethought this constant brilliancy a little tiresome when brought intoevery-day life; it was not the sunshiny rest of a placid lake, it wasrather the glitter of the pieces of a broken mirror, which confusesand bewilders. - Elizabeth Gaskell
Nobody who says, ‘I told you so’ has ever been, or will ever be, a hero. - Ursula K. Le Guin
A thousand times, people may have touched each other, but never ever sensed a single vein of oneness or complicity in the wilderness of their inner world, since obdurate mental impediments have been barricading the road to understanding and propinquity. (A thousand times) - Erik Pevernagie
Persecution for Christians is not a possibility, it's a promise, it's not a maybe, it's a surely! Following Jesus can mean finding the trouble you've been looking for! - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
My whole life have been treated like a donkey. All I want is that one of mine - at least one - should live like a man. - Aravind Adiga
Your problem is how you are going to spend this one and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are. - Anne Lamott
How starved you must have been that my heart became a meal for your ego. - Amanda Torroni
Genius in general is poetic. Where genius has been active it has been poetically active. The truly moral person is a poet. - Novalis
Until now I had been able only to grieve, not mourn. Grief was passive. Grief happened. Mourning, the act of dealing with grief, required attention. - Joan Didion
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible. - Bertrand Russell
Everything has been thought of before, but the problem is to think of it again. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When all the trees have been cut down and all the animals have been hunted to extinction, when all the waters are polluted and the air is unsafe to breathe, only then will you discover you cannot eat money. - Sherrilyn Kenyon
Her strategy for honoring the dead had always been to take action - solve the mystery, punish the criminal. But what did you do when there was no one to punish? When there were no answers to find? How do you assimilate that kind of loss without losing your mind? - Rob Thomas
Life felt hideously empty. But she told herself that was only because women are educated to think that marriage will be a sudden panacea to all emptiness, and although she'd fought off such notions, she had no doubt been infected by them. - Marilyn French
If I’m not showing grace . . . have I forgotten the grace I’ve been shown? - John F. MacArthur Jr.
Thinking things has been done through the ages; knowing things remains to be done.
It just happens that a lot of us have been through too much that is even too less than our age..and what happens is we cannot but remember it and all we think about is how to make now and after better than before. - Temitayo A
It was like the first time I visited Versailles. There was an eerieness, like I'd been there before. I don't know if I was Louis XIV or Marie Antoinette or a lowly groundskeeper, but I lived there. - Maurice Minnifield
What if there had been room at the inn?
Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before. - Edith Wharton
The great and invigorating influences in American life have been the unorthodox: the people who challenge an existing institution or way of life, or say and do things that make people think. - William O. Douglas
All these years I've been feeling like I was growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown. - Oprah Winfrey
It might well appear to Sir Walter that there had been no quarrel. It was often the case that gentlemen did not observe the signs. - Susanna Clarke
I think of these desert years of mine, not of my choosing. Maybe if it were all smooth and comfortable, if my pride and professionalism were defining life for me, God's steel-quiet, penetrating word would have been lost in the babble and sheen of success. - Luci Shaw
If I am brave enough to stand against those who have been groomed by fear, I will recognize that where I get knocked down is all about where life begins, and has nothing to do with where it ends. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I get butterflies every time I wander beautiful places I've never been. - Katrice Cabral
The only time some fellows are ever seen with their wives is after they've been indicted. - Kin Hubbard
I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. - Mark Twain
The truth which has been spoken too late is more damaging than a lie. - Amit Kalantri
It has been said that life only gives us what we can handle. But this is not the case. Life often kills us, that's the truth. But that's how phoenixes are born. - C. JoyBell C.
There are a lot of reasons why everyone in the known universe has a boyfriend except for me. I can list the top five on command, just in case anyone’s ever interested. No one ever has been, but that’s no reason not to be prepared. - J.J. Howard
Never be bitter, become better. A testimony is pain that has been reassigned - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soybeans.
If you were blessed to wake up this morning, remember that you have indeed won the grand universal lottery; you have been given yet another chance at life! Your big question is, what will you do with your winnings today? - Inshan Meahjohn
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses. - Lenny Bruce
Emergencies have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have eroded. - Friedrich Hayek
First, stop making formula films that people have already started rejecting.This year, several big budget films haven't been entertained by the audience.Still stars continue to dictate terms.The youth wants new good content.From htcafeSaturday,Dec.20,2014 - Anurag Kashyap
I've been on a calendar, but never on time. - Marilyn Monroe
The vice-president of an advertising agency is a bit of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference. - Fred Allen
He knew the things that were and the things that would be and the things that had been before. - Homer
For animals, the entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks. - Terry Pratchett
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint. - Alexander Hamilton
He'd always been a man who followed his head and not his heart.The heart was just a bloody motor.The head was meant to drive - Mario Puzo
While faith may seem hard to reach sometimes and hope is invisible, that doesn't lessen the power of either of the two...Some of the things that we can't see or physically touch have the strongest power...Hope, faith and love are some of the best tools that we have been given in life. - Ariana R. Cherry
I think people need to recognize that those of us who have been so much influenced by violence in the media- in particular pornographic violence- are not some kinds of inherent monsters. We are your sons, and we are your husbands. And we grew up in regular families. - James C. Dobson
It's been long since thinking humanity has learnt that love is a majestic creation of the brain, yet that knowledge hasn't made love be deemed any less glorious. Then why should it threaten the religious believer to learn that divinity as well is a natural creation of the brain? - Abhijit Naskar
How beautiful would history have been if it could be written beforehand and then acted out like drama! - Aihebholo-oria Okonoboh
Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life more fair for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie. - Gloria Steinem
Been there, done that, got the t-shirt.Sold my soul and yeah, the truth hurts. - Marina Diamandis Marina and the Diamonds
....finally I see that it’s never been me, just a blanket that keeps you warm. Easily tossed alongwhen something flashier or someone prettier comes along. Your heart I held so carefully, I see, this was all just a game... - Coco J. Ginger
To have been where you have beenAnd to still have joy,Dazzling in your heart,Now there’s a thing to make the whole world smile. - Scott Hastie
'Tell Suzie she's a lucky cat.' Have sexier words ever been spoken? - Ally Carter
You have been called to a life of blessing, don`t descend to that of curses. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I have been loved enough, now I want to be respected. - Amit Kalantri
Success for me hasn't been about individual success. It's about the success of all those young boys and girls who I have the honor of working with. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked. - Ovid
Rincewind had been told that death was just like going into another room. The difference is, when you shout, 'Where's my clean socks?' no-one answers. - Terry Pratchett
A hack writer who would not have been considered fourth rate in Europe."(on Mark Twain) - William Faulkner
I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days. - Jon Stewart
In the history of man, there has been and always will be more horses' asses than horses. - Jeffrey Fry
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again. - Augustine of Hippo
It's been a while since I've had sex. I figured it was just like riding a bike, the only difference is that after a while, the bike doesn't turn you over and ride you. - Beatrice Stark Girl Detective
At times, it almost felt like I was destined to take the trip, like all the people I met had somehow been waiting for me - Nicolas Sparks The Choice
War has been the necessary and inevitable consequence of the establishment of a monopoly on security. - Gustave de Molinari
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried.
The defects and faults in the mind are like wounds in the body. After all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me so much of themselves, helped me find so much of me, and always been there to support when I needed it most. #BandOfBrothers. - Ted Rubin
I am slowly coming to the conclusion that it’s more important to learn to work with what you’ve got, under the circumstances you’ve been given, than wishing for different ones. - Charlotte Eriksson
Small and fat and constantly facetious, straw- coloured and destitute of marks, he would have been practically indistinguishable hadn't his constant preference for light-grey clothes, for white hats, for very big cigars and very little stories, done what it could for his identity. - Henry James
Only when the last tree has been cut down Only when the last river has been poisoned Only when the last fish has been caught Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.
I admit it's tempting to wish for the perfect boss, or the perfect parent, or the perfect outfit, but maybe the best any of us can do is not quit. Play the hand we've been given and accessorize the outfit we've got. - Allan Heinberg
As with companions so with books. We may choose those which will make us better, more intelligent, more appreciative of the good and the beautiful in the world, or we may choose the trashy, the vulgar, the obscene, which will make us feel as though we've been 'wallowing in the mire. - David O. McKay
I didn't say you weren't, but moving on the hope that some man will hire you seems a bit risky.''No more so than diggin' in the dirt for your dreams—only to find it's your grave you've been diggin'. - Judith Pella
Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; have in general been as short in their lives as they are violent in their deaths. - James Madison
...in principle, one can predict everything in the universe solely from physical laws. Thus, the long-standing 'first cause' problem intrinsic in cosmology has been finally dispelled. - Li Zhi Fang
I have never been against new art as such; some of it is good, much is crap, most is somewhere in between. - Robert Hughes
All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. - Terry Pratchett
You don’t want modesty, you want humility. Humility comes from inside out. It says someone was here before me and I’m here because I’ve been paid for. I have something to do and I will do that because I’m paying for someone else who has yet to come. - Maya Angelou
Life's been one tough little shit, but there's a very obvious reason why she hasn't let me get too comfy, settle too long or sink too deep. She knows she has to kick me in the ass sometimes to get me moving on my journey. - Jennifer DeLucy
You have been having our rights so long, that you think, like a slave-holder, that you own us. I know that it is hard for one who has held the reins for so long to give up; it cuts like a knife. It will feel all the better when it closes up again. - Sojourner Truth
The real you suffocates under the layers of your learned identity. Uncover the layers so you can truly breathe again from the true center. Being aware of your infinite potential and access awakens the Master with the Master Key within. You have always been settled in oneness with All. - Franklin Gillette
Tears have always been easier to shed than explain. - Marty Rubin
I have known the joy and pain of friendship. I have served and been served. I have made some good enemies for which I am not a bit sorry. I have loved unselfishly, and I have fondled hatred with the red-hot tongs of Hell. That's living. - Zora Neale Hurston
You are a child of mine,Born of my own design,And you bear the hard of life.No matter where you go,Oh, you will always know,That you've been made free in Christ,And you are a child of mine! - Mark Schultz
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds. - John Maynard Keynes
Knowing something and acting on it are not the same thing. Knowledge without the application of what has been learned is useless. - Peter James West
Allowing Islamic Sharia law into the constitutions of the U.S-created Islamic (!) Republic of Afghanistan and Republic of Iraq in 2004 and 2005 was as foolhardy as it would have been to write emperor-worship and Shinto militarism into Japan's 1946 constitution. - Robert Spencer
Many of these new readers were not yet college-educated, but in terms of their seriousness about the world, their own literacy, and above all their ambitions for their children, they might as well have been. - David Halberstam
A nation is not defined by its borders or the boundaries of its land mass Rather, a nation is defined by adverse people who have been unified by a cause and a value system and who are committed to a vision for the type of society they wish to live in and give to the future generations to come. - Fela Durotoye
My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector, and my rule was to kill or be killed. The extent of my thoughts didn’t go much beyond that. We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had become a daily activity. I felt no pity for anyone. - Ishmael Beah
I've never been afraid of being alone. For the sake of my work, I must be! - Ochiai Naoyuki
When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realize that one cannot eat money. - Native American Saying
The greatness comes not when things go always good for you. But the greatness comes when you're really tested, when you take some knocks, some disappointments, when sadness comes. Because only if you've been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain. - Richard M. Nixon
All my life I've been surrounded by people who are smarter than I am, but I found I could always keep up by working hard. - Glenn T. Seaborg
He left not knowing where he was going, he got there not knowing where he was, and he came back not knowing where he had been. But history books will point out Columbus as the person who made the Americas available for exploitation. I guess I can make the same kind of ridiculous claim. - Herschell Gordon Lewis
What a day! She had gotten fired, sat in God-knows-what, got rained on, got caught in a traffic jam, been rejected three times, and, as if that weren't enough sponged on by a mooch of an alien knight who claimed he was protecting her from household appliances.Knight of a Trillion stars - Dara Joy
Never to suffer would never to have been blessed. - Edgar Allan Poe
A woman in love with another woman is revolution’s revolution: it is not an act of war. it is not an act of desperation. it is not an act of fear. it is - it always has been and it always, always will be - an act of love. - Anonymous
The problem with religion, because it's been sheltered from criticism, is that it allows people to believe en masse what only idiots or lunatics could believe in isolation. - Sam Harris
Christians sometimes make themselves into elephants afraid of mice. You have the Creator of the universe on your side; not to mention, you've been given eternal life. 'Whom or what shall you fear?' To be afraid of anything other than God himself is like an insult to God. - Criss Jami
She looked at her best friend as he unraveled the tightly wound cord from his heart and told her what she had been hoping to hear." from the upcoming The Witch of Belle Fleur - Isabelle Hardesty
I’ve always been a sort of self-imposed outsider, not a geeky outsider or a snobby outsider but, I just have a natural desire to live on the fringe. I’m not like a weirdo with a trench-coat but I just prefer to be alone or minimally surrounded by people. - Sara Quin
You can’t become who you’re supposed to be if you keep looking back on what might have been. - Alexis - Candace Knoebel
Sex, once a law as undisputed as gravity, has been disproved. The equation is erased, the blackboard broken - Isaac Marion
Sure, scars can be painfull to look at, reminding you where you've been, but they also remind you of how far you've come. - GirlDrawsManga
There was a long hard time when I kept far from me, the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth. But, since my duty has not been incompatible with the admission of that remembrance, I have given it a place in my heart. - Charles Dickens
Do you think you’re not ‘ready’ to start that big story idea/project you’ve been thinking about forever?Jump in. Write anyway. The only way to make the impossible a reality is to take a leap of faith. - M. Kirin
Thanks to arranged marriages: There are countless women who have never been their husband's girlfriend. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Your function as a critic is to show that it is really you yourself who should have written the book, if you had had the time, and since you hadn't you are glad that someone else had, although obviously it might have been done better. - Stephen Potter
if only people stopped acting like they've been asked to donate a lung every time somebody asks for something the world would be a better place - Alina Radoi
The old who refuse to die merely on principle live on forever, to hate life and complain of all the things they could have been spared had they the good sense to die young. - Michelle Franklin
However much things have been said in the past, there will be always something new to be said in the future! - Mehmet Murat ildan
She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also true that when it came to trying to please in matters that weren't crucial to her, that didn't compromise her sense of things, she had been dishonest? - Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera
and after everything had been said and done I realized, you cannot keep people no matter how far you go to do so. You don't have any control over what they choose to do. Even if they choose to leave you on your own.Even if they choose to make you hate love - Simran.M.Anthony
I am also atheist or agnostic (I don't even know the difference). I've never been to church and prefer to think for myself. - Steve Wozniak
If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it. - John Mayer
Lying is not a sin, since there has never been a law-maker or philosopher who could determine what truth is. I lie for the fun of it. I lie for the fear of the gravity of life. I lie out of boredom. How can anyone who has more fantasy than the Catholic evening paper get by without lying? - Iwan Goll
Ask yourself this question: Of this had been a white child found dead in a black neighborhood, would they be knocking on every door? 'Yes, sir.' Searching high and low? 'Yes, indeed.' It this had been a white child, would they paint him as a sinner and not a saint? 'Lord, no... - Ravi Howard
Whether you are trying to finish a race or a book or that hard conversation you've been avoiding, the training leading up to that event is what makes it possible to face the fear & walk forward anyway. Quit complaining about discipline & start seeing it as a powerful tool for courageous living. - Annie F. Downs
I've been told, by various people, that I think too much. This is incorrect! The truth is that I deliberately challenge people to think more than they would like to. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
I couldn't find my cup of tea.So probably, I've been simply taking a sip from everyone else's cup. May be it shouldn't matter as long as there is tea to drink. Or should it? - Sanhita Baruah
This is a bitter adventure, if it must end so; and not a mountain of gold can amend it. Yet I am glad that I have shared in your perils -- that has been more than any baggins deserves. - J.R.R. Tolkien
What has been seen cannot be unseen, what has been learned cannot be unknown. You cannot change the past, but you can learn from it. You can grow from it. You can be made stronger. You can use that strength to change your life, to change your future. - C.A. Woolf
the greatest Americanshave not been born yetthey are waiting patientlyfor the past to die - Saul Williams
Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression. - Amos Bronson Alcott
Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen; depart, be lost, but climb. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one’s life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted. - George Santayana
Just continue to "walk in the light" you have been given, and leave the future in God's hands. If He is calling you to do a job, He will make it possible for you to care for your family and overcome any other barriers to that responsibility. - James C. Dobson
[Tolstoy] does not necessarily get rid of [his angry] temperament by undergoing religious conversion, and indeed it is obvious that the illusion of having been reborn may allow one's native vices to flourish more freely than ever, though perhaps in subtler forms. - George Orwell
I have deeper journeys to take. Metaphysical journeys to see Christ. Shaman journeys. It's what I have been elected by God to do. - Clive Barker
I've gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller's parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her. - New York City detective
The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes. - Dave Barry
The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone's neurosis, and we'd have mighty dull literature if all the writers that came along were a happy bunch of chuckleheads. - William Styron
Muhammad has always been standing higher than the Christianity. He does not consider god as a human being and never makes himself equal to God. Muslims worship nothing except God and Muhammad is his Messenger. There is no any mystery and secret in it. - Leo Tolstoy
Evil can't be scientifically defined: it's an illusory moral concept that doesn't exist in nature. Its origins and connotations have been inextricably been linked to religion and mythology. - Spencer Reid
(From Boulez, an authorized biography by Joan Peyser)At the chapel door he [a priest associated with a school Boulez attended] asked me if what he had been told was true: that Boulez no longer believed in God. I said it was... - Pierre Boulez
she might have been pretty when she started out, but the world had moved on since then. - Stephen King
No man has been able to do everything he wants without experiencing failures first. - Dave Shepp
My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked. - Winston S. Churchill
A thing is not proved just because no one has ever questioned it. What has never been gone into impartially has never been properly gone into. Hence scepticism is the first step toward truth. It must be applied generally, because it is the touchstone. - Denis Diderot
Effie Seabright, we’ve been fated to meet you for a long time. - Rosie Pugh
Whatever you've been doing with the girls or women your age won't cut it. - Auliq Ice
No matter the circumstances, I encourage you to go forward with faith and prayer, calling on the Lord. You may not receive any direct revelation. But you will discover, as the years pass, that there has been a subtle guiding of your footsteps in paths of progress and great purpose. - Gordon B. Hinckley
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world. - Heinrich Heine
EUCHARIST, n. A sacred feast of the religious sect of Theophagi. A dispute once unhappily arose among the members of this sect as to what it was that they ate. In this controversy some five hundred thousand have already been slain, and the question is still unsettled. - Ambrose Bierce
Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street- cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact. - Terry Pratchett
Dreams never die. Sometimes you think they are dead, but they are just hibernating lie some old bear. And, if the dream has been hibernating for a long time, that bear is going to wake up grumpy and hungry - Harlan Coben
A friendship between a man and a woman was what you called it when one had been pursuing the other for a long time and never gotten anywhere. - Joe Abercrombie
He had a word, too. Love, he called it. But I had been used to words for a long time. I knew that that word was like the others: just a shape to fill a lack; that when the right time came, you wouldn't need a word for that anymore than for pride or fear. - William Faulkner
Again Creb grunted. It was the usual noncommittal comment used by men when responding to a woman. It carried only enough meaning to indicate the woman had been understood, without acknowledging too much significance in what she said. - Jean M. Auel
Henry James would have been vastly improved as a novelist by a few whiffs of the Chicago stockyard. - H. L. Mencken
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. - Agatha Christie
You have to think if we've been visited by extraterrestrial life, it was like a zookeeper walking into the chimp enclosure: He looks around, takes some pictures, then leaves without interacting significantly with the environment. Meanwhile the chimps have no idea what the fuck just happened. - J. Richard Singleton
INTERREGNUM, n. The period during which a monarchical country is governed by a warm spot on the cushion of the throne. The experiment of letting the spot grow cold has commonly been attended by most unhappy results from the zeal of many worthy persons to make it warm again. - Ambrose Bierce
You must have taken great pains, sir; you could not naturally been so very stupid. - Samuel Johnson
Her scar tissue, which she seems to amass both physically and mentally, may not be pretty, but they have become tougher than if she had never been wounded at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
the decision to stand unapologetically for the gospel has been tantamount to a new conversion. It brings peace; it dissolves fears; it snaps fingers at ridicule. - Elton Trueblood
Sure, he might not have been perfect, but if I thought he was, isn’t that all that matters? - Dominic Riccitello
The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been. - Madeleine L'Engle
I am an infidel today. I do not believe what has been served to me to believe. I am a doubter, a questioner, a skeptic. When it can be proved to me that there is immortality, that there is resurrection beyond the gates of death, then will I believe. Until then, no. - Luther Burbank
Those who oppose equality, compassion and social justice have been on the wrong side of history time and time again. - Laurence Overmire
If anything normal were useful it would have been done already. That's why my motto is "Dare to Differ." Who know's what you'll find ? - Matthew Goldfinger
If not to shape me into a better man; a better husband, a better father, a better son, a better brother, a better friend… then all of my experience, success, and education will have been a selfish waste. - Steve Maraboli
We have constructed an artifice, a Potemkin village of an ecosystem where we perpetrate the illusion that the things we consume have just fallen off the back of Santa’s sleigh, not been ripped from the earth. The illusion enables us to imagine that the only choices we have are between brands. - Robin Wall Kimmerer
A billion stars above us coat the sky white. It would have been beautiful back home, but not here. Here it is the ever present reminder that we are all alone and insignificant. - Jennifer Arnett
Your identity is not in who you can be. It is in who you always have been - Ricky Maye
When the citizens of a nation have been made to love and adhere to values and virtues, then they make better choices. - Sunday Adelaja
Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time? How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected? - Pliny the Elder
Those who unlock your compassion are those to whom you've been assigned. - Mike Murdock
Life became more aligned when I started taking some of the advice I'd been dishing out to my friends. - Paula Heller Garland
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions. - Confucius
You are believing not in your god but in yourself if your god knows no better than you do...and yet, in this alone, I am afraid, you have already been fooling yourself. - Criss Jami
Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live. - Nora Roberts
a penny for my thoughts oh no i'll sell em for a dollar their worth so much more after im a goner and then maybe you'll hear the words ive been singing funny when your dead how people start listening - The Band Perry
..nor did he pause to reflect that hereditary aristocracies have always been short lived where as adoptive organizations such as the Catholic Church sometimes lasted for hundreds or thousands of years. - George Orwell
America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up. - Oscar Wilde
Think about the truth in terms of the best and the worst that can be said about the people’s nature and, most probably, it might have been said by a person already earlier. - Anuj Somany
Sad that there is books that are based on bad events that has happened. But there is books that has been based on really good events. I like to read the ones that are based on both. - Dawn Huntsman
I'm convinced that before the year 2000 is over, the first child will have been born on the moon. - Wernher von Braun
Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science? - Carl Sagan
Man has been evolved and created the gods. Evolved more and decided to destroy all of them. - Emil A. Zafirov
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
They've been practicing racism so long, it's perfect. - Darnell Lamont Walker
We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience. - Edward de Bono
Yeah, I know what your English Professor tried to tell you. But if your English Professor could make a living writing fiction, they would have been doing it. - Dean Wesley Smith
(F)iction is...what ought to have been, not what actually was. At least, not exactly. - Charles McCarry
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. "The man was in such deep distress," Said Tom, "that I could do no less Than give him good advice." Said Jim: "If less could have been done for him I know you well enough, my son, To know that's what you would have done." Jebel Jocordy - Ambrose Bierce
Things are more like they are now than they have ever been. - Gerald R. Ford
I won't deny that I haven't been this vulnerable for a long time, it scares me ~ all of it, love, emotion and connection but I've reached a point in my life that I now know this type of love doesn't knock often and when it does, maybe it's time to open the door. - Nikki Rowe
When you have a good romance, find ways to make their lives miserable and hellish...Do you think 'Titanic' would have been so popular if they had both lived? Not a prayer. - Orson Scott Card
The problem with the Mindset of a fair Democracy is that it purports to be a fair and trustworthy system, but history shows clearly how the voters' trust has been constantly abused. - Tony Dovale
Even when a thing's already nice there mostly is some other thing that would have been nicer - or as to which we wonder if it wouldn't. - Henry James
I wish all those who've found God, would tell the rest of us where he's been hiding. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Making mathematics accessible to the educated layman, while keeping high scientific standards, has always been considered a treacherous navigation between the Scylla of professional contempt and the Charybdis of public misunderstanding. - Gian-Carlo Rota
Does your guilty past catch up so fast with your age? You've been robbing hex nuts, cap nuts, lock nuts and wing nuts. No wonder you have turned into a greedy nut." ~ , If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
Teddy didn't really understand the attraction of the dark side for the young these days. Perhaps because they had never experienced it. They had been brought up without shadows and seemed determined to create their own. - Kate Atkinson
I've been asked a lot for my view on American health care. Well, 'it would be a good idea,' to quote Gandhi. - Paul Farmer
At least if you were ignorant, you could do what you wanted, you had no idea what had been achieved in the past. You were free, instead of chewed at by bleeding impotence, dissolved away like a pearl in acid. - Hamza wolf
World & people only seem unlovable due to toxins & lies they've been fed. Release distortions of mind. Return all to innocence & freedom - Jay Woodman
If I am darkness, then I have learned it backwards. Darkness must be in the right, and you my dear, along with nearly all others, have been blindly wandering within the light of the wrong. - Arashi
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
It was a great mistake, my being born a man, I would have been much more successful as a seagull or a fish. As it is, I will always be a stranger who never feels at home, who does not really want and is not really wanted, who can never belong, who must be a little in love with death! - Eugene O'Neill
Everything needed for success has been placed into us from the beginning - Sunday Adelaja
Immediately after his re-election [Cameron] announced: For too long we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens so long as you obey the law we will leave you alone. A statement so far to the right that it conceded the political centre ground to Judge Dredd. - Frankie Boyle
Everything that can be invented has been invented. - Charles H. Duell (1899)
It has always been my custom to treat words with respect. I can recall the time...when I knew words would be my life's work - Margaret Edson
I don't know what's wrong with this world, but I do know what's right with it: Love. I have studied enough history to see that no matter how cruel the behavior of tyrants and no matter how dark the moments have been, Love has always prevailed. Always. - Steve Maraboli
Yes, reason has been a part of organized religion, ever since two nudists took dietary advice from a talking snake. - Jon Stewart
And the victim must have been broken and must remain so, so that the externalization of evil is possible. The victim who refuses to assume this role contradicts society's simplistic view. Nobody wants to see it. People would have to take a look at themselves. - Natascha Kampusch
I've been playing in the field of life on my own for a while now and it's fair to say I have gained myself along the way, I gotta admit though, after all this time I am damn well excited to fall insanely inLove with someone who knows how to take my breath away. - Nikki Rowe
Archaeology is the peeping Tom of the sciences. It is the sandbox of men who care not where they are going; they merely want to know where everyone else has been. - Jim Bishop
The peacock's plumage is its enemy: O many the king who hath been slain by his magnificence! - Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi
The here, the now and the individual have always been the special concern of the saint, the artist, the poet and -- from time immemorial--the woman. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
To say, I’ve been converted and that’s that, is to say you have decided to quit growing. If life is about anything, it is about growing. The day I quit changing and learning is the day I die. - Steve Goodier
Never having been able to succeed in the world, he took his revenge by speaking ill of it. - Voltaire
This was the book I read over and over. I really felt so in tune with them- I knew all the dates of their lives, what they had been doing, whre they had been. They were always my heroes, creating something fantastic against all odds, and against their real life. - Christian Tetzlaff
I’m sure there are people who are content to run errands and report for work on time and wait, with an enlivening eagerness, for the lunch bell. I wish them well. They have, however, never been the subjects of novels, and in all likelihood, will never be. - Michael Cunningham
According to the conclusion of Dr. Hutton, and of many other geologists, our continents are of definite antiquity, they have been peopled we know not how, and mankind are wholly unacquainted with their origin. - Jean-André de Luc
The shadows have both been my refuge and my repulse. - Anthony Liccione
I've grown certain that the root of all fear is that we've been forced to deny who we are. - Frances Moore Lappe
No matter how strange things get, know that with every breath, you are becoming that which you have always been. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Through every generation of the human race there has been a constant war, a war with fear. Those who have the courage to conquer it are made free and those who are conquered by it are made to suffer until they have the courage to defeat it, or death takes them. - Alexander the Great
I have been resurrected into the present time because the past is dead. - Susan Segovia Munoz
Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor. - Stephen Hawking
When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return. - Leonardo da Vinci
While there are many that journey who seek, not all that travel will find, for they are bound by what they have been taught and not of what they know.- The Tapestry of Spirit - Erik Paul Rocklin
Viktor Frankl said the Concentration camp survivalist said no matter how much mental or physical abuse had been given nobody could cause him to think about anything he didn't want to think about - Bob Proctor
It has been often found the best to refrain from putting a LIKE on a person's online post which is liked by many people in one’s network, for a fear of making unintentionally a fun of him/her like others. - Anuj Somany
I have been sadder than any man could be: for nothing in the world was made for me. - Patricia Highsmith
Photography is like exploring a new dimension, only I can go there but I can show you where I've been. - Destin Sparks
My Prayer? Oh' Lord give me the mind of a warrior that has been taught to fear your name, The soul of a prophet with the tongue and courage to speak truth though I be surrounded by those that despise it and the heart of a boy that believes he can slay a giant - Tonny K. Brown
But Ana, how could I have been such a lousy judge of character?" I groaned."Because you don't much care to judge people's characters," she answered after a moment's thought. "It's a strength, you know, as well as weakness."It was small consolation. - Chris Stewart
After all, a woman didn't leave much behind in the world to show she'd been there. Even the children she bore and raised got their father's name. But her quilts, now that was something she could pass on. - Sandra Dallas
Doubt is a storm. We either ride it out, or we change our course. Neither is right or wrong--to stay or go. Twenty years ago, should you have really married X, or Y? This college, or that? A life-changing decision one makes becomes the right decision by the fact of simply having been made. - T.M. McNally
if it seems you can't forgive remember how much you've been forgiven - Alfred Torre
There’s so much I can’t read because I get so exasperated. Someone starts describing the character boarding the plane and pulling the seat back. And I just want to say, Babe, I have been downtown. I have been up in a plane. Give me some credit. - Amy Hempel
The past has been there all along, reminding us: This time--maybe, hopefully, against all odds, we will get it right. - Leslie T. Chang
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one. - Groucho Marx
Chances are that there are white people who brag about being the first to move out of a suburb that has been intruded by blacks. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If our society remember the iconic people by they hard work and self effort impacting our community, so I can consider myself as one of them because you will remember how hard I've been working to make it till there. - Amen Muffler
What to do with daughters has always been something of a problem, unless they are so pretty or so passive or so wealthy that they are snatched up as brides as soon as the come of marriageable age.— THE COLLECTORS: DR. CLARIBEL AND MISS ETTA CONE - Barbara Pollack
Alone at home,Washing dishes while thinking about her thatHow beautiful it would’ve been if she was here. - Ahmed Ali Anjum
I have been astonished that men could die martyrsfor their religion--I have shuddered at it,I shudder no more.I could be martyred for my religion.Love is my religionand I could die for that.I could die for you.My Creed is Love and you are its only tenet. - John Keats
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done. - Marie Curie
It just seem like musicians want to sell a few records and put out a perfume line, and I think it's so sad that there are so many musicians who don't want to change the world... Music has been so much more. - Moby
His pride and her beauty had been in direct conflict, and his pride had remained the conqueror. - Emmuska Orczy
It is almost an unbearable pain, to suddenly recognize the value of what you had being ignorant of which had been your possession - Sunday Adelaja
The IdealThis is where I came from.I passed this way.This should not be shameful Or hard to say.A self is a self. It is not a screen. A person should respectWhat he has been. This is my past Which I shall not discard. This is the ideal.This is hard. - James Fenton
When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings. - Dean Jackson
The older lady smiled a friendly welcome that rivaled her preserves for sweet appeal. She could have been someone’s grandmother complete with close-cropped white hair if she wasn’t wearing a worn Grateful Dead T-shirt over a long-sleeved thermal. The 1987 Summer Tour. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
I have been truthful all along the way. The truth is more interesting, and if you tell the truth you never have to cover your tracks. - Gordon Atkinson
Every artist joins a conversation that's been going on for generations, even millennia, before he or she joins the scene. - John Barth
If after hearing my songs just one human being is inspired to say something nasty to a friend or perhaps to strike a loved one it will all have been worth the while. - Tom Lehrer
I hadn't been hanging around a knight errant for three years without learning that impossible things can happen, if you're willing to throw common sense in the air and try. - Hilari Bell
Why do born-again people so often make you wish they'd never been born the first time? - Katharine Whitehorn
If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
Though nothing can bring back the hourOf splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower;We will grieve not, rather findStrength in what remains behind;In the primal sympathyWhich having been must ever be... - William Wordsworth
Sometimes the idea of living as a hermit appeals to all of us. No demands, no needs, no pain, no disappointments. But that is because we have been hurt, are worn out. - John Eldredge
Guy’s don't usually cry, but when they do, nobody can realize that what they have been going through. - kamal parvez
Once or twice I saw evidence that rats had been nesting among the books, rearranging them to make snug two and three-level homes for themselves and smearing dung on the covers to form the rude characters of their speech. - Gene Wolfe
He missed two people: a) the girl she was; b) the person she’d made him feel he might have been. A deep sigh escaped him. - Ken Bruen
I don't know who explained this rule to me; maybe it was the product of my own speculations and fantasies. That would have been typical: I was always inventing stories and machinations to make sense of things I didn't understand, and I understood almost nothing. - César Aira
I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been born in God's thought, and then made by God is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking."This is a prayer of contentment - C.S. Lewis
I doubt I'm any wiser than I was five hundred years back. I'm older. I've been up, and been down, and been up again. Have I learned aught? I've learned from my mistakes, but I've had more time to commit more mistakes. - Gaiman, Neil
We live in a vastly complex society which has been able to provide us with a multitude of material things, and this is good, but people are beginning to suspect we have paid a high spiritual price for our plenty.
I have been like a child walking along the shore line. Quickly discarding one sea shell for another of more outward beauty-- never to know the pearl within! - Robert Anthony
Nothing else is needed to be a complete human being than to have been born a human being - Marty Rubin
For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed. - Ernest Hemingway
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
We don't notice things change. We know that things change, we've been told since childhood that things change, we've witnessed things change ourselves many a time, and yet we're still utterly incapable of noticing the moment that change comes--or we search for change in all the wrong places. - Arkady Strugatsky
I would not think that philosophy and reason themselves will be man's guide in the foreseeable future; however, they will remain the most beautiful sanctuary they have always been for the select few. - Albert Einstein
The power of patriarchy has been to make maleness feared and to make men feel that it is better to be feared that to be loved. Whether they can confess this or not, men know that just is not true. - bell hooks
One cannot answer for his courage when he has never been in danger. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
She had taken many more punches to both body and soul than anyone should ever have to endure. But she had been able to rebel every time. - Stieg Larsson
Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, "It might have been. - Kurt Vonnegut
Few cases of eyestrain have been developed by looking on the bright side of things.
OSTRICH, n. A large bird to which (for its sins, doubtless) nature has denied that hinder toe in which so many pious naturalists have seen a conspicuous evidence of design. The absence of a good working pair of wings is no defect, for, as has been ingeniously pointed out, the ostrich does not fly. - Ambrose Bierce
Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion. - Georg Wilhelm
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans. - John F. Kennedy
Feeling like, life has been so unfair to me, but what can I say except, "I'm still here." So I'm determined to make the best out of it, take every opportunity as a blessing, and live the rest of my life to the fullest. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
I've been playing the game of life for over 52 years now and I don't feel one day younger or older than I am. Maybe its I just don't feel - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Well, the man who first translated the bible into English was burned at the stake, and they've been at it ever since. Must be all that adultery, murder and incest. But not to worry. It's back on the shelves. - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
...there was alienation in the standing consciousness that his squareness would not fit the round hole that had been prepared for him. - Thomas Hardy
There are no thanks for a kindness, which has been delayed. - Anonymous
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it. - Mark Twain
Do not except anything as love without truth because love and truth have always been best friends. - Shannon L. Alder
I have been using art as a means to the emotions of life and reading into it the ideas of life. - Clive Bell
If I knew what I know today, years ago, I wouldn’t change a thing about anything. I would not have appreciated what I know today if it hadn’t been for what I didn’t know. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
I know you love how I make it all go away: all the joy, all the pain, all thoughts in your brain.For the price of your soul, I will hold your heart in my talons. For three summers straight you've been my sweet eye candy;and no one will ever, ever, take you away from me. - Say Anything, Skinny mean man
Those who mistrust their own abilities are being too wicked to themselves, discouraging themselves from doing what they should have been excelling in. If you are good at discouraging yourself, you can't be a good leader because leadership is built on inspiring others to face challenges. - Israelmore Ayivor
Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security.
Where would I find enough leatherTo cover the entire surface of the earth?But with leather soles beneath my feet,It’s as if the whole world has been covered. - Śāntideva
Could it be that different political views, different religions and even scientific theories had been looking at our reality from different angles? If so, we should not accept or prefer one over the other, but instead we must aim to draw the best out of each view. - Ardiana Bani Cohn
all his prayers of the past had been simple concrete requests: God, give me a bicycle, a knife with seven blades, a box of oil paints. Only how, how, could you say something so indefinite, so meaningless as this: God, let me be loved. - Truman Capote
Not to have been born, merely musing on that - what freedom, what space! - Emil Cioran
Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship. - Sydney Smith
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste - Henry Ford
Think upon the numbers I have been sharing with you. Of your competitors, five out of ten will do little more than take their customer's money immorally. A further three out of ten will leave them dissatisfied. - Chris Murray
For all works and things, which are either commanded or forbidden by God and thus have been instituted by the supreme Majesty, are 'musts.' Nevertheless, no one should be dragged to them or away from them by the hair, for I can drive no man to heaven or beat him into it with a club. - Martin Luther
There hasn't been a scandal this big at the C.I.A. since (CLASSIFIED) committed (CENSORED) to (REDACTED). - Stephen Colbert
There is no need for me to worry, I've already been here somany times and each time I have made it throughalive - Michael Dodson Jr.
When you’re very young and you’re different, you begin to believe that no one has ever been as different as you and that no one has ever felt that difference as keenly as you. - B. R. Sanders
You need only claim the events of your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality. When at last age has assembled you together, will it not be easy to let it all go, lived, balanced, over? - Florida Scott-Maxwell
Being a 'good' parent is more about the parent, and, less about the 'supposedly-could-have-been-bad' child. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
My Greatest Failures has been My Greatest Success~ - Lamont Renzo Bracy
Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence, which has for over one hundred years been devoted to the radiant ideals of goodness and justice. - Anton Chekhov
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love. - Benjamin Disraeli
All my life, affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it. - George Bernard Shaw
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. - Alexander Pope
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent. - Isaac Newton
At Sunday worship, as in every dimension of our existence, many of us pretend to believe we are sinners. Consequently, all we can do is pretend we have been forgiven. As a result, our whole spiritual life is pseudo-repentance and pseudo-bliss. - Brennan Manning
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong -- because someday you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
No, not me....no.........because I've already ended, and been given a new life, one that never ends - TheImmortals3000
My cat has been Petrified.I want to see some punishment! - Argus Flich, J.K.Rowling
No m’lord. It wouldn’t be a secret army if we had seen it. My squire, who has not had the opportunity to be clearly informed about the presence of a secret army, has been ignorant of its existence. - Gary Edward Gedall
For a long time I spent my weary days in a fog of what might be and what has been and I guess you could say im still learning how to accept what is. - Nikki Rowe
And afterwards, if you had asked any of the survivors how they had managed it, they would not have been able to tell you. It was as if those days in the forest, the escape to the city, had passed in a trance. The mind creates an alternative state. - Aminatta Forna
It's like a dream, but who cares? I want a dream. Right this minute, that's exactly what I want. Because reality has been pretty fucking crap for a while now. - S.K. Tremayne
It's you I've been thinking, awake or sleeping,I'm always dreamingMe and you sweetly embracing :) - Bradley B. Dalina
I'm surrounded by nothing but great people. I've been blessed with that, so really, I've got no choice but to be an all-around good person. - Tim Duncan
We have not seen great things done in our time except by those who have been considered mean; the rest have failed. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Viktor Frankl the Concentration camp survivalist said no matter how much mental or physical abuse had been given nobody could cause him to think about anything he didn't want to think about― - Bob Proctor
Resentment is often a woman's inner signal that she has been ignoring an important God-given responsibility - that of making choices. - Brenda Waggoner
And after everything been said and done, the mind only believes what our heart feels. - Seekerohan
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars... A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space. - Arthur C. Clarke
I always wrote with the idea that what I put out there is going to stay there. Once I publish something, it has been published. I've never deleted more than one or two posts from my site. I don't think that there are takebacks. I don't feel right about it. - Alison Headley
It isn't all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning. - Gene Roddenberry
The only opportunity you will ever have to live by faith is in the circumstances you are provided this very day: this house you live in, this family you find yourself in, this job you have been given, the weather conditions that prevail at the ...moment. - Eugene H. Peterson
In no instance have the churches been guardians of the liberties of the people. - James Madison
I could feel the warmth of his presence as if a soft blanket had been wrapped around my soul, around my heart. It held me and protected me. It sheltered me and I knew I wasn’t alone anymore. - Colleen Houck
It is easy to tell the toiler How best he can carry his packBut no one can rate a burden's weightUntil it has been on his back - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Get off of my shoulders. The foundation has been laid, now its time for you to build on it and get to work. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
On a planet where for thousands of years, even today, a woman's worth has been judged exclusively by the productivity of her womb, what the hell is the point of a barren woman? - Elissa Stein and Susan Kim
If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day. - John A. Wheeler
In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create. - Raoul Vaneigem
That boy may have been born on third base but he sure as shit ain’t scored a triple. - Sarah Hall
A capacity, and taste, for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. It is the key, or one of the keys, to the already solved problems. And not only so. It gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing the [yet] unsolved ones. - Abraham Lincoln
Sometimes you go do the opposite things anyway because in actuality... The whole time you've been wanting to hear the right thing from a person that will stop you. - Shailee J-N
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience and rebellion that progress has been made. - Oscar Wilde
Energy is a being yet is not. For it to materialise it must be pure thus it turns into a crystal like form.That is the true being of the Elders and the Three Immortal Blades.And your body has been cursed with it.Max Jacket- The Three Immortal Blades - Kia Carrington-Russell
True dexterity is not just in books; It is giving from above, we learn it, it is nurtured, it is applied and it is developed. He who do not know what has been giving to him from above shall never know how to use what he has been giving efficiently and effectively - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Tristan and Isolde were lucky to die when they did. They'd have been sick of all that rubbish in a year. - Robertson Davies
She is one of those ladies who is more beautiful at sixty than she could possibly have been at twenty. (how I hope someone says that about me someday)! - Mary Ann Shaffer
This nation is like all the others that have been spewed upon the earth--ready to shout for any cause that will tickle its vanity or fill its pocket. What a hell of a heaven it will be when they get all these hypocrites assembled there!- Letter to J. H. Twichell, 1/29/1901 - Mark Twain
For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing. - H. L. Mencken
...I was not prepared for the feel of the noodles in my mouth, or the purity of the taste. I had been in Japan for almost a month, but I had never experiences anything like this. The noodles quivered as if they were alive, and leapt into my mouth where they vibrated as if playing inaudible music. - Ruth Reichl
Never been more truthful then right now, looking at you fixes everything. - Holly Hood
He Himself bore our sins in His body on the TREE So that we might die to sin and live for righteousness By His wounds you have been healed - Anonymous
My mind is the only sanctuary that has not been stolen from me. - Christopher Paolini
I have never been good at saying goodbyes to people. What else can they offer rather than a reciprocal desolation? - Aishah Madadiy
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
The [Interstate Commerce] commission, as its functions have now been limited by the courts is, or can be made, of great use to the railroads. It satisfies the public clamor for a government supervision of railroads, at the same time that that supervision is almost entirely nominal.
I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Sigmund Freud
Don't ever marry a person you don't truly love. Don't believe what people often say, that the love will develop in future.Those whose love develop in future are very few. If after a period of time you've been dating and the love doesn't seem to grow, I strongly advise you have to re-think. - Prince Akwarandu
Carelessness on the part of revolutionaries has always been the best aid the police have. - Victor Serge
We would not be who we are today if it had not been for the lives that we have lived. - Desmond Bournon
Men who know God and his heart, would not hide behind their pulpit when justice is been ridiculed in their society - Sunday Adelaja
I have accumulated a wealth of knowledge in innumerable spheres and enjoyed it as an always ready instrument for exercising the mind and penetrating further and further. Best of all, mine has been a life of loving and being loved. What a tragedy that all this will disappear with the used-up body! - Richard Goldschmidt
We as a black culture have been through so much from slavery, lynching, dogs sicced on us,water hosed down, shot and killed in America. But we shall still overcome everything! - Alcurtis Turner
Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one. - Charles Mackay
As for Gussie Finknottle, many an experienced undertaker would have been deceived by his appearance and started embalming on sight. - P.G. Wodehouse
From New Delhi to New York, from Durban to Rio; women andgirls are been hunted down by rapists, abused by pedophiles andemotionally decapitated by a society that is becoming increasinglyhostile to the womenfolk - Oche Otorkpa
I have been poisoned in your love and now I need antidote Jacqueline.L.J! <3 - Omaid olovejlj Zazai
Sometimes that mountain you've been climbing is just a grain of sand, and what you've been up there searching for forever, is in your hands. When you figure out love is all that matters after all it sure makes everything else seem so small. - Carrie Underwood
[F]or grief is felt not so much for the want of what we have never known, as for the loss of that to which we have been long accustomed. - Pericles
A great many people are trying to make peace, but that has already been done. God has not left it for us to do; all we have to do is enter into it. - D.L. Moody
Life is like a boxing match, it seems, society has not been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of crime - irak.ibrahim hussain didi
It's always been about the experience of life and of not being passive. If something so excites my curiosty, I want to go there, be a part of whatever it is that's either pushing me or pulling me toward it. That desire for experience has made me very rich in life experience. - Tish Grier
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
I could have loved him with everything I had but he wasn't prepared for the depth i provided ~ had I been a woman of weakness I would have stayed, but he lost the chance when he said I wasn't enough that day. - Nikki Rowe
Satan will always provide a witness to where you have been, in order to challenge your fate. - Shannon L. Alder
He had won, easily. This was something else he could do, and do well, and his Dad had been there to witness his success. - Michael Braccia
We have spoken out against inhuman slaughters perpetrated by the Nazis and the Communists. But will we speak out also against the inhuman slaughter in Indonesia, where over 100,000 alleged Communists have been not perpetrators, but victims? - Robert F. Kennedy
A husband is what's left of the lover once the nerve has been extracted. - Helen Rowland
God has chosen to make the heavens his jurisdiction while at the same time he himself makes it very clear that the earth has been given to man as man’s sphere of influence. - Sunday Adelaja
Confession is good for the soul even after the soul has been claimed (p. 381). - Mona Rodriguez
How do you know who are? You have been told how to think, what to study and what's right and wrong your entire life. Well it's not your life until you start being you. Think, work it out for yourself. - Rob Al'dred
Books have always been among my most trusted of friends, Mr. Linden replied. The best of them allow the mind to wander wherever the author's musings lead. - Walter Dean Myers
People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure. - Russell Baker
I don't feel any shame I won't apologize if there ain't nowhere you can go running away from pain when you've been victimized tales from another broken home. - Green Day
But memories were fragile and not to be trusted. They were a weight that Faolin did not need to carry with him when he set out that morning. Things of the past, like the fragile boy he had been, had no place on a man’s journey towards his future. - Madeline Claire Franklin
...within invisible walls of dreams, we live a life that might have been... - John J. Geddes
I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here. - Arthur C. Clarke
The man who follows the crowd will get no farther than the crowd. A man who walks alone is likely to get places no one has ever been before.
Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life: if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one. - Thomas Jefferson
they say people only hear what they want to hear,but i don't know if that is always true, i've been wanting to hear your heart and it's as silent as the moon. - Ava
One of the only things more powerful than the human heart is the that it takes to heal one that has been broken - Tommy Cotton
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour
The most introspective of souls are often those that have been hurt the most. - Shannon L. Alder
For the last 2 years I even have been making an attempt to downsize my makeup assortment. I appraise what is passed on to friends and family and what must been thrown away each few months. This has left Maine with a makeup assortment that i actually fancy victimization. I have - raman kundal
For we have been socialized to respect fear more than our own needs for language and definition, and while we wait in silence for that final luxury of fearlessness, the weight of that silence will choke us. - Audre Lorde
Have you been called to greatness? There is a way to tell. Do you have a pulse? - R.A.Delmonico
How can a man understand and appreciate the time of peace when he has never been in the trenches of life. - Paul Bamikole
If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly. - Samuel Butler
Probably the worst time in a person's life is when they have to kill a family member because they are the devil. But otherwise it's been a pretty good day. - Emo Phillips
An oft-quoted statistic from the [United Nations] reports is that the amount of literature translated into Spanish in a single year exceeds the entire corpus of what has been translated into Arabic in 1,000 years. - The Economist
I will soothe you and heal you,I will bring you roses.I too have been covered with thorns. - Jalaluddin Rumi
A craftsman pulled a reed from the reedbed,cut holes in it, and called it a human being.Since then, it's been wailing a tender agonyof parting, never mentioning the skillthat gave it life as a flute - Jalaluddin Rumi
Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul. - Walt Whitman
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Nay, tempt me not to love again: There was a time when love was sweet; Dear Nea! had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet! But oh! this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one! Would I endure such pangs again. - Sir Thomas More
Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking. - Dave Barry
You learnt a great deal, Louisa, and so did your brother. Ologies of all kinds from morning to night. If there is any Ology left, of any description, that has not been worn to rags in this house, all I can say is, I hope I shall never hear its name - Charles Dickens
I've been poked and prodded in places I'd always prided myself on keeping untouched for that one special doctor who gives me a ring and a promise someday. - Libba Bray
The existence of forgetting has never been proved: we only know that some things do not come to our mind when we want them to. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Through the eyes of men an utterly irrational birth followed by a terribly improbable execution are miscues of the most pathetic sort. And all I can say is that I’m immeasurably thankful that I’ve been given access to the eyes of God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If for every well-intended prayer uttered in hopes of making the world a better place, there was instead a good deed accomplished, the world might look as though those prayers had been answered. - David G. McAfee
I remember watching the mascara tears flood the ivories and I thought, "It's OK to be sad." I've been trained to love my darkness. - Lady Gaga
If history really forever repeats itself: then, it has always been then. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
literature was the best plaything that had ever been invented to make fun of people. - Gabriel García Márquez
Jan had always been a good pianist, and now he was the finest in the world. - Arthur C. Clarke
I have been one acquainted with the night.I have walked out in rain - and back in rain.I have outwalked the furthest city light.I have looked down the saddest city lane.I have passed by the watchman on his beatAnd dropped my eyes, unwilling to explain. - Robert Frost
The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. - Thomas Jefferson
We cannot but pity the boy who has never fired a gun; he is no more humane, while his education has been sadly neglected. - Henry David Thoreau
It could have been so beautiful.The way I learned and got free and swore to never love another person ever againand it could have been so beautiful,the way I actually did. - Charlotte Eriksson
It's crazy. My life has been full of fun and adventure. but i love meeting people who make me feel like I've done nothing. - Darnell Lamont Walker
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. - Calvin Trillin
Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
I have been praying, too, for the first time in my life. That parson, Tugwell, he helped me see - not the error of my ways, for I knew them all to well already - but what was wanting in me. I am far from perfect, I know, but I am changed and changing still - Julie Klassen
Love can be so hauntingly beautiful, waking up past selves that have been wandering aimlessly through the corridors of our soul, for far too long. When someone else can take us from the ghost-town of our inner-selves, to exciting new landscapes, it's worth the risk, just to feel reborn. - Jaeda DeWalt
The very success of the internet itself is due to its openness, equality of opportunity and innovation. Platforms like Facebook itself would not have been created if Mr. Mark Zuckerberg was accessing the internet via free basics. - Arzak Khan
I feel proud that I have been counted worthy to have blood shed by a traitor, and to suffer torture at the hands of those who have undertaken to trail our Flag in the dust. Signed, Yours as Ever, Franklin M. Haven. - Franklin Marion Havens
But in our enthusiasm, we could not resist a radical overhaul of the system, in which all of its major weaknesses have been exposed, analyzed, and replaced with new weaknesses.
We ust find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been. - George Eliot
Form follows function-that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union. - Frank Lloyd Wright
remember when God has answered you, it no longer matters who has been against you but for Him to answer you and change your story, you have to make up your mind to disobey the wrong order, change the status quo and BE DIFFERENT! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Work like you don't need the money. Dance like no one is watching. And love like you've never been hurt. - Mark Twain
When I was growing up I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific. - Lily Tomlin
Such elderly people were in the habit of saying that he simply had no will-power; but it might just as well have been said that he had all his life long only been a many-sided dilettante. - Robert Musil
Tell the story that's been growing in your heart, the characters you can't keep out of your head, the tale story that speaks to you, that pops into your head during your daily commute, that wakes you up in the morning. - Jennifer Weiner
God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. - Bede Griffiths
I have been a refugee for the last forty years in the luminous land of opportunity. Still my heart is aching with hiraeth for my native land. - Debasish Mridha
You are not here to verify,instruct yourself, or inform curiosityor carry report. You are here to kneelwhere prayer has been valid. And prayer is more than an order of words, the conscious occupation of the praying mind, or the sound of the voice praying. - T. S. Eliot
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one. - Groucho Marx
A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death. - Lucius Accius
I come from a long line of body snatchers, probably the top-notch body snatchers in America. No make that the world. Some people might think it's gross digging up bones or corpses, but who asked them? It's no big deal, but then I've been doing it since I got out of diapers. - Minda Webber
There is more light than darkness, there has always been. - Tyler Knott Gregson
Ah, how many Marahs have been sweetened by a simple, satisfying glimpse of the Tree and the Love which underwent its worst confict there. Yes, the Cross is the tree that sweetens the waters. 'Love never faileth. - Jim Elliot
Every path is the right path. Everything could've been anything else. And it would have just as much meaning. - Mr. Nobody
I will say nothing... against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Within her presence, I had once been usedto feeling—trembling—wonder, dissolution;but that was long ago. Still, though my soul,now she was veiled, could not see her directly,by way of hidden force that she could move,I felt the mighty power of old love. - Dante Alighieri
There is no shame in having been the woman I was. She made me the woman I am. - Julie-Anne
Girl next to me at the baggage counter said she wrote her way to liberation. How did you handle first person narrative, I asked her. And said she knew the hole of depression, had been there. But I am out now, I escaped, I told her. 'You will fall into it again,' she said. Already I was sliding. - Kate Millett
A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl. - Stephan A. Hoeller
She is the least benightedly unintelligent organic lifeform it has ever been my distinct lack of pleasure not to have been able to avoid meeting. - Douglas Adams
Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. - Abraham Flexner
I said: 'A line will take us hours maybe;Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought,Our stitching and unstitching has been naught. - W.B. Yeats
In other words, if your boy is a poet, horse manure can only mean flowers to him; which is, of course, what horse manure has always been about. - Ray Bradbury
Listen. Do not have an opinion while you listen because frankly, your opinion doesn't hold much water outside of Your Universe. Just listen. Listen until their brain has been twisted like a dripping towel and what they have to say is all over the floor. - Hugh Elliott
Some people say you pick up the Dirty Boogie where you left it off. Others say you pick it up where you would have been had you never gotten off it. - James Lee Burke
There is no time for regrets. Regrets relate to the past. We have been there. We need to progress to the future. - Marilyn L. Rice
Did you really cease to love a person because you had been treated cruelly? - W. Somerset Maugham
The reality is that every single person is individual and special. There has never been and will never be another person on the Earth like you! - Frank Wanderer
I've fixed my feelings into durable wordswhen they could have been spent on tenderness - BORGES JORGE LUIS
One of the most unique aspects among many about the USA is that our transitions of 'power' have almost always been peaceful. This is very unique in all of history and in the world today". - R. Alan Woods
Perhaps we are wiser, less foolish and more far-seeing than we were two hundred years ago. But we are still imperfect in all these things, and since the turn of the century it has been remarked that neither wisdom nor virtue have increased as rapidly as the need for both. - Joseph Wood Krutch
But a somewhat more liberal and sympathetic examination of mankind will convince us that the cross is even older than the gibbet, that voluntary suffering was before and independent of compulsory; and in short that in most important matters a man has always been free to ruin himself if he chose. - G. K. Chesterton
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do. - Benjamin Disraeli
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been. - Alan Alda
I believe that men are generally still a little afraid of the dark though the witches are all hung, and Christianity and candles have been introduced. - Anaïs Nin
Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously. - Hunter S. Thompson
All God's giants have been weak men who did great things for God because they reackoned on God being with them. - James Hudson Taylor
You can't afford to think about what might have been. You just be aware of what is. - Noel Gallagher
It only takes a tenth grade course on evolution to know that the prostate g-spot’s existence alone is proof that ass play has been done for a very, very long time. - Maggie Young
I've always been spiritual but I've never had a proper context, and it took me a while to find the proper context. It's hard to realize you can have any kind of relationship with God you want... and so I now have a punk rock relationship with God - Billy Corgan
If I would be given a chance to rewrite the dictionary, I would flip through the pages so quick and would replace India with, the land where beauty is redefined in itself, kindness has been touched, warmth has been spread and emotions has been felt. - Magith Noohukhan
The secret to strong leaders is that strong leaders are strong because they have been tempered by the negative. They have discovered the secret of combining the negative and the positive to PRODUCED their very own POWER plant! - John Paul Warren
There is a stream of things entering into being, and time is a raging torment; for no sooner does each thing enter our sight than it has been swept away, and another is passing in it's place, and that too will be swept away.
He felt a furious sense of powerlessness, because he played no part in Alice's life, but by god she did in his, like a daughter whose name he hadn't been able to choose. - Paolo Giordano
If we are discouraged because we lack repentance and excuse ourselves by saying that it does not lie in our power to obtain a contrite heart, because repentance can only be granted as a miracle of the Holy Spirit, it is a sign that our thinking has been clouded by the Enemy. - M. Basilea Schlink
Our deeds follow us, and what we have been makes us what we are.
The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
The world has been blind in the presence of artificial lights.They blame about the darkness in broad daylight. - Bikash Chaurasiya
Racism does not have a good track record. It's been tried out for a long time and you'd think by now we'd want to put an end to it instead of putting it under new management. - Thomas Sowell
Adrian Mole's father was so angry that so many pepole got divorced nowadays. HE had been unhappilly married for 30 years, why should everybody else get away? - Sue Townsend
It is all too common for caterpillars to become butterflies and then to maintain that in their youth they had been little butterflies. Maturation makes liars of us all. - George E. Vaillant
Horses don't speak, but they communicate through body language. If you look very closely, you'll find out your horse has been trying to talk to you every day. - Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum
The purest form of faith happens when you reach the bottom of your reasoning and find there is nothing that you can do that will make sense out of what you have been through. - Shannon L. Alder
I did something the other day that not many have been taught. I prayed for those who hurt me, to eventually find there way- not because they deserve it but because i deserve the growth. - Nikki Rowe
It must be frustrating to survive the gauntlet that is our western medical schooling system only to one day come to the realization that you have been taught only to manage illness and disease instead of curing it. - Gary Hopkins
Evil exists in us all, Torak. Some fight it. Some feed it. That's how it's always been. - Michelle Paver
If language had been the creation, not of poetry, but of logic, we should only have one. - Friedrich Hebbel
Dance like you're stamping on a human face forever, love like you've been in a serious car crash that minced the front of your brain, stab like no one can arrest you, and live like there's no such thing as God. - Warren Ellis
For far too long, the female gender has been plagued with stereotypes, typecasting, as well as, subtle and blatant discrimination. - Asa Don Brown
I wonder what became of you, your JohnnyRotten skin, no Emerald City eyes.You'd have been a beauty if you let inferiority steam your glasses with its candor, sans laughter. - Kristen Henderson
What power has love but forgiveness?In other wordsby its interventionwhat has been donecan be undone.What good is it otherwise? - William Carlos Williams
Life has been dark but full of light; sad, but full of joy; disappointing, but full of hope; needy but full of plenty, sick but full of health. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds, Cumberland Presbyterian
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies. - Bette Davis
I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War. - Al Capone
Ma had been very fashionable, before she married Pa, and a dressmaker had made her clothes. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
Vacation is what you take when you can't take what you've been taking any longer.
There's very little authentic study of the humanities remaining. My research assistant came to me two years ago saying she'd been in a seminar in which the teacher spent two hours saying that Walt Whitman was a racist. This isn't even good nonsense. It's insufferable. - Harold Bloom
Two friends... let's put them place... they have never been in jail, give them a knife some reasonable conflicts some doubts and watch the effect. - Deyth Banger
You were the hardest year of my life and I’ve never been so happy. What does that say about me? - Charlotte Eriksson
His work has been his necessity and his desire. - Wendell Berry
You and I have been created with a DNA that drives us to want to live a life with good experiences, forces us to human growth and leads us to the contribution of something beyond our understanding. - Yovanny Alfonso
Everything has been figured out except how to live. - Jean-Paul Sartre
I couldn’t have dreamed you into existence because I didn’t even know I needed you. You must have been sent to me. - Kamand Kojouri
Women waste so much time wearing no perfume. As for me, in every step that I have taken in life, I have been accompanied by an exquisite perfume! - C. JoyBell C.
I am looking for the people who have always been there, and belong to the places they live. The others I do not wish to see. - Norman Lewis
Discipline must come through liberty. . . . We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined. - Maria Montessori
I'm a man of the world, Andy. Why, I've even been to Raleigh!
To the turtle, the concept of "loneliness" is incomprehensible. She always has been alone, and any other social state is unthinkable. - Robert H. Baker
It's him, it always has been and it always will be ~ the only thing left now is timing. - Nikki Rowe
My life has been one great big joke,A dance that's walked,A song that's spoke,I laugh so hard I almost choke,When I think about myself. - Maya Angelou
Without the pen of , the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain. John Adams - Paine
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. - Barack Obama
I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. - Bede Griffiths
Income from labor [in the United States] is about as unequally distributed as has ever been observed anywhere. - Thomas Piketty
When a day goes by and I haven't written anything, I better have been doing something worth writing about. - P.S. Bartlett
Be With Me In The Phases Of My Work Because My Brain Feels Like It Has Been Whipped And I Yearn To Make A Small Perfect Thing Which Will Live In Your Morning Like Curious Static Through A President's Elegy Or A Nude Hunchback Acquiring A Tan On The Crowded Oily Beach. - Leonard Cohen
Of all the things you said I couldn't doforgetting you has been the easiest... - Sanhita Baruah
These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs. - Anton Chekhov
I'm proud to have been the son of so great a woman. - Reverend Sidney E. Slaton, Cumberland Presbyterian
Caine might have smiled at her, had his heart not been breaking to smithereens inside of him. - V.S. Carnes
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds. - John Maynard Keynes
That a man can take pleasure in marching in formation to the strains of a band is enough to make me despise him. He has only been given his big brain by mistake; a backbone was all he needed.
It is morally appalling for the so called liberators of South Sudan to keep liberating their own people from a war that has already been won. - Duop Chak Wuol
Really, this people, only yesterday so intelligent and discerning, seem to have been overcome by a disease of the mind - Friedrich Reck-Malleczewen
Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get home, but it doesn't always go with everything in the house. - Jean Kerr
It is never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot
In the time of to Augustine, the conversation in the West mostly had been a Christian reaction to outside ideas. After Augustine, the Great Conversation would be about his ideas for centuries. - John Mark Reynolds
He'd been told that women were sensitive about such things, as if a scar could somehow ruin their beauty, but scars were just stories told in flesh... - Larry Correia
The moon has been loving us with her dreamy smile for billions of years, but still she is not tired. - Debasish Mridha
I esteem understanding and subtlety highly, but I consider that they have been put to ill use in the greater part of work, where the author studies things of little use...{Writing about Isaac Newton} Christiaan Huygens - his
There are two levels of vampirism: one is the regular vampire, which is just like it has always been; and then there's the super vampires, which are a new breed we've created. - Guillermo del Toro
Anyone who's ever significantly changed the course of humanity has either been a Crackpot, a Heretic, or a Dissident. In the case of Albert Einstein, he was all three! - Carl Sagan
Stoning prophets and erecting churches to their memory afterwards has been the way of the world through the ages. Today we worship Christ, but the Christ in the flesh we crucified. - Mahatma Gandhi
For all that has been, thanks. For all that will be, yes. - Dag Hammarskjold
Trade-offs have been with us ever since the late unpleasantness in the Garden of Eden. - Thomas Sowell
I love coaching. I love competition. I love preparation. I love gameday. I love coaching. I've been doing it a long time, and I love it, win or lose, I love it. It's a lot more fun when you win, but I love it.
I am really Chloe Anthony Wofford. That's who I am. I have been writing under this other person's name. I write some things now as Chloe Wofford, private things. I regret having called myself when I published my first novel, The Bluest Eye. - Toni Morrison
It's not about saving humanity. It never has been." Mantrella, THE WAKING GOD TRILOGY - Philip F. Harris
The life is not limited to the external reality but the external life, has been formed for the human’s experience. The time you feel you are done with all the experiences of the external life, you have a choice to move inward. - Roshan Sharma
It never occurred to us that the Earth itself might have been unyielding - Toni Morrison
Why the histories of states should have so persistently insinuated themselves in the place that might have been occupied by peoples merits reflection. - James C. Scott
..it has always been so much my desire to paint for those who don’t know the artistic side of a painting. - Vincent Van Gogh
I don't believe in intuition. When you get sudden flashes of perception, it is just the brain working faster than usual. But you've been getting ready to know it for a long time, and when it comes, you feel you've known it always. - Katherine Anne Porter
We've all been blessed with God-given talents. Mine just happens to be beating people up.
A good character is not only about the good person people know you to be. Your ability to tell the truth about how bad you had been is also a good character. - Israelmore Ayivor
What we get when we turn pro is we find our power. We find our will and our voice and we find our self-respect. We become who we always were but had, until then, been afraid to embrace and live out. - Steven Pressfield, Turning Pro
Most talk of a catholic spirit but it is only till they have been brought into the pale of their own church. This is downright sectarianism, not Catholicism. How can I act consistently, unless I receive and love all the children of God, whom I esteem to be such, of whatever denomination they may be? - George Whitefield
Nature has always been and always will be, as far as my tiny brain can understand, miraculous. Except, nature won't last because the world won't. - Patrick Downes
UtteranceSitting over wordsVery late I have heard a kind of whispered sighingNot farLike a night wind in pines or like the sea in the darkThe echo of everything that has everBeen spokenStill spinning its one syllableBetween the earth and silence - W.S. Merwin
One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another. - Rene Descartes
It had been agreed between them that lighted candles at wayside inns, in strange countries amid mountain scenery, gave the evening meal a peculiar poetry. - Henry James
If there had been an exercise I'd liked, would I have gotten this big in the first place? - Jennifer Weiner
As an instructor, my goal has always been to use Jiu Jitsu as a vehicle to help our students achieve their goals, whatever the case may be. I have yet to find a better vehicle for growth, and the moment I do I will certainly pursue it with the rivaled fervor that I approached Jiu Jitsu. - Chris Matakas
Many things have been written and will be written for dream. Dreams are nothing but our unclear expectations. - Santosh Kalwar
i been paid for My Music;not My body;iF you want to see an Naked ;U in the wrong place,;Go jungle ; There's a lot Animal's waiting for you; - anne idris
In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving. - Sheldon Kopp
This is an inevitable and easily recognizable stage in every revolutionary movement: reformers must expect to be disowned by those who are only too happy to enjoy what has been won for them. - Doris Lessing
We grew up hearing stories about how he has been cheated - out of money, out of reputation, out of a grander fate. We had lost everything, he'd wail, and that was despite the fact that we had each other. - Alison Singh Gee
I've been guilty of over analyzing & under achieving. - Steve Supple
Pay no attention to what the critics say; there has never been a statue set up in honour of a critic. - Jean Sibelius
Human war has been the most successful of our cultural traditions.
The wild things of this earth are not ours to do with as we please. They have been given to us in trust, and we must account for them to the generation which will come after us and audit our accounts. - William T. Hornaday
I started to find out the path to the HELL in a decent way. Then I realized that now it's been called SOCIETY, and I'm already part of it. - Balakoteswara Panchakshari
No nation has ever been able to transform by chance. Its always a deliberate and conscious process - Fela Durotoye
I've been to one world's fair, a picnic and a rodeo and that's the stupidest thing I've ever heard come over a set of headphones.
I'm sure we would not have had men on the Moon if it had not been for Wells and Verne and the people who write about this and made people think about it. I'm rather proud of the fact that I know several astronauts who became astronauts through reading my books. - Arthur C. Clarke
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. - Rebecca West
Noah must have taken into the Ark two taxes, one male and one female. And did they multiply bountifully! Next to guinea pigs, taxes must have been the most prolific animals. - Will Rogers
People ask me if I've ever been called a Nazi. I answer that no one has ever had dreams of being tied down and sexually ravished by someone dressed as a liberal.
Not to have felt pain is not to have been human. - Jewish Proverb
Just because we've been dealt a certain hand, it doesn't mean that we can't choose to rise above - to conquer the boundaries of a destiny that none of us wanted. To try to retain whatever essential humanity we can. - Stephenie Meyer
A faith that hasn't been tested can't be trusted. - Adrian Rogers
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. - Dale Carnegie
The camera has always been a guide, and it's allowed me to see things and focus on things that maybe an average person wouldn't even notice. - Don Chadwick
What’s the difference between Yo Mama and a 747?-About 20 pounds.-Yo mama carries more passengers.-Not everyone's been on a 747. - Oliver Oliver Reed
Straight men need to be emasculated. I'm sorry. They all need to be slapped around. Women have been kept down for too long. Every straight guy should have a man's tongue in his mouth at least once. - Madonna
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
The inner dimension and the hidden time have already been discovered. - Compton Gage
Why have you been my friend when I didn’t deserve friendship? Because friendship isn’t something anyone deserves…it’s just one of those blessings of life, you can’t earn…love has no price tag. - Toni Sorenson
Most good things have already been said far too many times and just need to be lived. - Shane Claiborne
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers
When I look back now, I realize what a trial I must have been to my friends and relatives. It was one frenzy after one elation after one enthusiasm after one hysteria after another. I was always yelling and running somewhere, because I was afraid life was going to be over that very afternoon. - Ray Bradbury
If you've been hurt and you've grieved and you've been through the mill, it takes a long time to get over it. - Sara Sheridan
Overwork has long been cast as a choice, and a positive one borne out of love at that. But the truth is that for so many, there is no choice. - Miya Tokumitsu
I suspect that in every good marriage there are times when love seems to be over. Sometimes these desert lines are simply the only way to the next oasis, which is far more lush and beautiful after the desert crossing than it could possibly have been without it. - Madeleine L'Engle
When I walk into my kitchen today, I am not alone. Whether we know it or not, none of us is. We bring fathers and mothers and kitchen tables, and every meal we have ever eaten. Food is never just food. It's also a way of getting at something else: who we are, who we have been, and who we want to be. - Molly Wizenberg
Should books not have been there, hearsay would have been the best reading material! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult. - Fran Lebowitz
I have been where you are now. I have felt the fears and resolved them. I have had the doubts and concerns and found the way forward.Lift up your head, and step ahead... - Moutasem Algharati
Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds' influence on the lives of many people in Louisiana and elsewhere has been immeasurable. Countless hundreds will rise up in the last day to call her 'blessed. - Reverend Dr. Thomas H. Campbell, Cumberland Presbyterian
Every true writer is like a bird; he repeats the same song, the same theme, all his life. For me, this theme as always been revolt. - Alberto Moravia
i was lieing to myself when I thought I was lost, I have never been lost - I just wasn't ready to be found. - Nikki Rowe
Through their kisses and caresses they experienced a joy and wonder the equal of which has never been known or heard of. But I shall be silent...; for the rarest and most delectable pleasures are those which are hinted at, but never told. - Chrétien de Troyes
There were two and only two messages that could have been comprehended by what he said.But neither of them was soothing; neither of them was a lie. - Sanhita Baruah
One of the greatest responsibilities of an organization’s leadership is to communicate with unwavering clarity the values on which the organization has been built. - Vern Dosch
Dalí painted melting clocks. I suppose if he'd asked around first, quizzed people if they wanted to see a picture of a melting clock, the answer might have been something obvious, like 'Clocks don't melt!' But, lucky for us, Salvador didn't care what anyone else thought. You use what moves you. - Laura Ruby
[T]eaching has been for me an education (Lord knows what it has been for my students). - Howard Nemerov
it's been my experience that most writers don't talk about their craft--they just do it - Alfred Lansing
Tonight go to sleep as though your whole past has been dropped. Die to the past. And in the morning wake up as a new man in a new morning. Don’t let the same one who went to bed get up. Let him go to sleep for good. - Osho
I think I've been afraid most of my life to be myself. - J.A. Redmerski
Stay calm and exercise restrain during your most desperate moment or you shall desperately say what when your desperation is over, you shall come to a later realization of what you shouldn’t have say and notice how silence could have been the best option to mere words! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Everything that has ever happened to me that has been important has not been something that I've hoped for, or looked for, or manipulated -- it's all been predicated on my ability to take a new road when it presented itself and to go with it."(On Beauty: , Vogue, January 8, 2016) - Susan Sarandon
You have been crafted with utmost care and creativity by your Creator. There is none other like you in the world. - Pooja Ruprell
religion, the most powerful of the elements which have entered into the formation of moral feeling, having almost always been governed either by the ambition of a hierarchy, seeking control over every department of human conduct, or by the spirit of Puritanism. - John Stuart Mill
Bringing to light what had been hidden in darkness should not overwhelm you, but EDUCATE you. - Solange nicole
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived. - Rene Descartes
History has always been violent, unstoppable and bound to happen; either with or without you. Acknowledge it. - Mamur Mustapha
Pride has traditionally been regarded as the foremost of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it has rather obviously been overtaken by Greed. - James Carlos Blake
Try not to say "I have" unless it’s not bought by the money. If materialism is a blessing would have not been sold out in streets - Praveen Chenna
If you let people break your spirit and detour you from your path, then you have not been true to yourself or those you're here to touch, those who believe in you. - Allison DuBois
When we share those stories we've been scared to share, voicelessness loses it's wicked grasp. - Jo Ann Fore
A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist. - Elbert Hubbard
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
This has been my greatest challenge: because the current reality now seems so unreal, it's hard to make nonfiction seem believable. But you, my friend [Michael Moore], are able to do that. - Kurt Vonnegut
He claimed the waters must have, indeed, been healing, because look how hard his journey was on him to get there, and how easy it was on him to get home. - Sarah Addison Allen
After an access cover has been secured by 16 hold-down screws, it will be discovered that the gasket has been omitted. - De la Lastra's Corollary
Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion. - Lorraine Anderson
I have been thinking about what might happen if they installed clappers to turn on and off the lights in a concert hall. Maybe they could spare the cost of hiring some people for the next rock concert. - Linnea Gelland
I've just been bitten on the neck by a vampire... mosquito. Does that mean that when the night comes I will rise and be annoying? - Vera Nazarian
It is hard to befool a fool who has already been fooled so many times - Munia Khan
Sometimes what you've been looking for, is what you are. - Damond Jiniya
Belief and faith are great, but very few people have been led astray by thinking for themselves. - Leah Remini
Today you will envy the blessings of another, or you will bask in the wonder of the amazing grace you have been given. - Paul David Tripp
The whole thing could have been uncomfortable if all your wishes were to be drowned in to the sea or passed through a heart of a lion that shed not the innocent blood. - Auliq Ice
Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. - Ronald Reagan
If someone can enjoy marching to music in rank and file, I can feel only contempt for him; he has received his large brain by mistake, a spinal cord would have been enough. - Albert Einstein
it's often been said, she's easy on the eye but the moment she shows you a slice of her personality, you'll feel for the first time, something of magic is walking on this earth. - Nikki Rowe
The person who has trust in divine justice is neither upset when treated unfairly, nor seeks his justice; on the contrary, he accepts the false accusations as if they were true, and does not try to convince others that he has been slandered; instead he asks to be forgiven... - Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain
The victim is always morally superior to the master; that is the victim's ambivalent triumph. That is why there have been so few notoriously wicked women in comparison to the number of notoriously wicked men; our victim status ensures that we rarely have the opportunity. - Angela Carter
I've been all over the world and I've never seen a statue of a critic. - Leonard Bernstein
It is a crushing moment when you realize that your life has either been a series of huge mistakes, or worse; it hasn’t. - Temperance
Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Baruch Spinoza
Still the heights of flying remains to be arrived.Still the wise lessons of life remains to be experienced.Its only the handful of accomplishments has been achieved.The real destiny is yet to be won. - Ishwar Jha
Platypus? I thought it was pronounced platymapus. Has it always been pronounced platypus? - Jessica Simpson
I tell people not to be afraid of their fears; because their fears are not there to scare them, they're there to let them know that something is worth it. Yet I am often afraid. I guess that means in my life, lots of things have been worth it! - C. JoyBell C.
There's a time when a man needs to fight and a time when he needs to accept that his destiny's lost, the ship has sailed and that only a fool will continue. The truth is I've always been a fool. - John August
We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community. - Haile Selassie I
Human kind has always been in the shadows of each other since its persistence of social interventional among the large groups of human societies. - Het Desai
I have forced myself to begin writing when I've been utterly exhausted, when I've felt my soul as thin as a playing card…and somehow the activity of writing changes everything. - Joyce Carol Oates
We don't know history. We only know what has been written about it. - Marty Rubin
The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself. - Alan Alda
I hated these visits, because I kept feeling the visitors measuring my fat and stringy hair against what I had been and what they wanted me to be, and I knew they went away utterly confounded. - Sylvia Plath
Being more self-aware means welcoming more light into a dull life. After the light is let in to our self-perceptions, we immediately realise that it always has been there, yet we created an illusion of darkness. - Raphael Zernoff
They camped that night on the foreplain at the foot of a talus slope and the murder that had been reckoned upon took place. - Cormac McCarthy
The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers. - James Baldwin
Ive been waiting for this moment, The one where looking back doesn't seem fascinating anymore & looking forward doesn't seem to be the greatest seek, I am so darn content with creating and living right now that there honestly isn't any room left for the ordinary. - Nikki Rowe
If God had wanted us to judge other people, we'd all have been born with silly wigs. - Adriano Bulla
A true love story has always been about the journey, not the ending. - Shannon L. Alder
Very few of the common people realize that the political and legal systems have been corrupted by decades of corporate lobbying. - Steven Magee
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered. - Aristotle
The pond is clear, but it isn't this beyond the sea blue and has never been. The sky is blue, but it isn't this strikingly bright and vivid nor has it ever been. But together, and in each other's company, they are more beautiful than they could ever have been alone... - Anoma Natasha Paleebut
What you shun enduring yourself, attempt not to impose on others. You shun slavery- beware enslaving others! If you can endure to do that, one would think you had been once upon a time a slave yourself. For vice has nothing in common with virtue, nor Freedom with slavery. - Epictetus
Before the battle they had been discussing whether there might be life after death, and Windham and Rochester had made a pact that if there was, the first to die would come back and tell the other. But, said Rochester, he [Windham] never did. - Jenny Uglow
It may have been my youth that forged my heart but it is my adulthood that defines me now." ~quote by Roe'vaash in "Then'diel's HEART - K. Farrell St. Germain
The passions are the seeds of vices as well as of virtues, from which either may spring, accordingly as they are nurtured. Unhappy they who have never been taught the art to govern them! - Ann Radcliffe
Genealogy itself is something of a privilege, coming far more easily to those of us for whom enslavement, conquest, and dispossession of our land has not been our lot. - Tim Wise
Is the goal I’ve set been determined by a desire to avoid the goal I should have set? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians. - Francis Ford Coppola
The greatest mystery is not that we have been flung at random between the profusion of matter and of the stars, but that within this prison we can draw from ourselves images powerful enough to deny our nothingness. - Andre Malraux
For any given problem, if there's a simple solution it will already have been applied. So, perhaps, the solution isn't as simple as you think. - Stuart Aken
Viktor Frankl the Concentration camp survivalist said no matter how much mental or physical abuse had been given nobody could cause him to think something he didn't want to think - Bob Proctor
The process of becoming is not of doing but simply an act of observing. The internal process has been designed in such a way that it seems impossible for you to sit quietly even for some time at one place. - Roshan Sharma
FLOP, v. Suddenly to change one's opinions and go over to another party. The most notable flop on record was that of Saul of Tarsus, who has been severely criticised as a turn-coat by some of our partisan journals. - Ambrose Bierce
Sometimes people have been stepping so long, they have forgotten what it's like to be stepped on. - Lauren Lilly Conrad
I myself am convinced that the theory of evolution, especially to the extent to which it has been applied, will be one of the greatest jokes in the history books of the future. Posterity will marvel that so very flimsy and dubious an hypothesis could be accepted with the incredible credulity it has. - Malcolm Muggeridge
Acquiring new knowledge has been crucial for survival over the millennia. - Eraldo Banovac
I have been the patient one. I have waited for the world to stop being silly. I have waited for it to stop wars. I have waited for politicians to be honest. I have waited for real estate men to be good citizens. But while I wait, I dance! - Ray Bradbury
All of our lives are a living, breathing story, and each heartbeat means a new page has been turned; chapters don't close, they continue. - Jeff Dixon - Storming the Kingdom
It had been horrible, yes, and he'd never want to do it again - but it truly was his most powerful experience. - Shane Stadler
Every true thing has already been said, but each new generation must find a way to say it in their own words. - Marty Rubin
Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind. - Albert Einstein
When a pebble is thrown into a lake, everything, down to the furthermost depths, moves with it. ... And if, afterwards, everything seems as it was, the level of the lake has none the less been raised by imperceptible, incalculable degree. The old order has been overthrown -- by a pebble. - Théophile Thoré
I can never be perfectly certain whether Helen was got with child by Leonard Bast or by his fatal forgotten umbrella. All things considered, I think it must have been the umbrella. - Katherine Mansfield
They've been stepping on my toes for years. It's just a reason to get new boots. - Steven Tyler
It is well known how the monks wrote silly lives of Catholic Saints over the manuscripts on which the classical works of ancient heathendom had been written. - Karl Marx
SALAMANDER, n. Originally a reptile inhabiting fire; later, an anthropomorphous immortal, but still a pyrophile. Salamanders are now believed to be extinct, the last one of which we have an account having been seen in Carcassonne by the Abbe Belloc, who exorcised it with a bucket of holy water. - Ambrose Bierce
I have been caged, and now I have been set free! - Susan Segovia Munoz
I tell my students, 'When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game. - Toni Morrison
Your past has already been written and the words cannot be changed, but your future is waiting to be written; make it a bestseller. - Abigail Landsbrook
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are kisses and kisses, I am told, and this must have been quite the other sort from Millie's resonant signals of regard. - H.G. Wells
I miss everything about youCan't believe that I still want youAnd after all the things we've been through - Colbie Caillat
At what point do they believe what's been branded on their skin instead of just knowing who they are on the inside. - Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki
Of all sad words of tongue and pen the saddest are these, what might have been.
The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity, but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his. - James Thurber
I've arrived at this outermost edge of my life by my own actions. Where I am is thoroughly unacceptable. Therefore, I must stop doing what I've been doing. - Alice Koller
You are the grim, goal-oriented ones who will not believe that the joy is in the journey rather than the destination no matter how many times it has been proven to you. - Stephen King
I'm keenly aware of the Pride coming before the Fall . . . but I really do like what I've been able to do here. - Wil Wheaton
How many a dispute could have been deflated into a single paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms. - Aristotle
I've always been admired as a musician and painter but not spiritual writer, and that's why God's an artist, not priest. - Robin Sacredfire
If it wasn’t possible to reinvent the past in such a way as to make it conform to the present’s cheerful view of the way things ought to have been, why bother living? - Kathryn Davis
Dancy closes her eyes, remembering all the times that have been so much worse than this, all the horror and shame and sorrow to give her strength. The burning parts of her no one and nothing can ever touch, the fire where her soul used to be. - Caitlín R. Kiernan
The desideratum of the philosophy better to have never been is parents being charged with manslaughter for bringing children into the world - Dean Cavanagh
Even so, [...] in the silence after a winter storm has ceased to howl, in the soft whisper of a morning snowfall, in the way the moonlight sparkles over new-fallen snow, you can feel when she has been near by, ever searching. You can sense the presence of the Winter Child. - Cameron Dokey
The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught. - Marquis de Vauvenargues
Do not believe that he who seeks to comfort you lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life has much difficulty... Were it otherwise he would never have been able to find those words. - Rainer Maria Rilke
I used to think meditation served the purpose of clearing my mind of dreams. Good and bad, dreams do affect us in our daily mood. Now I wonder if meditation unlocks them, utilizes the wisdom that has been sent to us by our subconscious. - Robert Black
Try to be "good", you'll be judged. Try to be yourself, you'll be criticized. Therefore, choose the second option. Evil uses the "nice good people" as puppets. It appears dressed as a poor guy, telling them that he needs help...When these people realize they have been used, it is already too late. - Paulo Coelho
I am forever grateful for not knowing—What would have been. WHAT WILL BE holds none of those bittersweet pangs and it is lit w joy. - Erica Goros
A lot we have in our head,But things of heart are not yet dead,They have done none, but just fled,Out of us, Forgotten, just been bled.. - Numey
God has permitted the great lie for a short time only. That time is now coming to an end. Believers in the lie! You have been raised on the milk of your concrete beliefs. Now it is time for you to be weaned to partake of the solid food of the new age, the "New World Order. - Compton Gage
I can retain neither respect nor affection for government which has been moving from wrong to wrong in order to defend its immorality - Mahatma Gandhi
What knows he of love who has not been obliged to despise just what he loved - Friedrich Nietzsche
Wait until it is night before saying that it has been a fine day. - French Proverb
The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught. - H. L. Mencken
Early impressions are hard to eradicate from the mind. When once wool has been dyed purple, who can restore it to its previous whiteness? - Jerome
You write once and you can call yourself a writer, but it takes three novels before you can call yourself a novelist. The first two could have just been lucky. One day, I will finish my third, and one day, I will be a novelist. - Michael Kroft
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other.
Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labors of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge. - Cicero
If you're here for four more years or four more weeks, you're here right now. I think when you're somewhere, you ought to be there. It's not about how long you stay in a place, it's about what you do while you're there, and when you go, is that place any better for your having been there? - Karen Hall and Jerry Stahl
The real giants have been poets, men who jumped from facts into the realm of imagination and ideas.
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training. - Anna Freud
So much has been done to my body, and still, somehow, not enough. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm. - Charles Caleb Colton
countries who have a longer past are better able see further forward into the future and think about extending the time period that they've already been around into the distant future. - Hal Hershfield
He hadn't done it, and there was no point thinking about might-have-beens - Jo Graham
Does anyone ever cry and you know you've been hurt.You know you should feel an achy feeling in your heart, but you feel nothing. You just cry, and can't stop? - Ayat Ibrahim
Grief, we know where we've been. We know where we want to be. - Wylie R. Weeks
Progress might have been all right once, but it went on too long. - Ogden Nash
An egotist is a man who thinks that if he hadn't been born, people would have wondered why.
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle. - Amy Bloom
Since the dawn of time, women have been attracted to mates with strong survival skills—like intelligence and physical prowess—because men with these qualities are more likely to bring home dinner at the end of the day. He stuck his thumbs in the air and grinned. Dinner equals survival, team. - Becca Fitzpatrick
...I've been told that this building is here waiting for me. It's been my Buckingham Palace, my White House, my Taj Mahal, so coming here today as a real member is - well, it's a big deal. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly. - Michel de Montaigne
Give me a chance, Gracie. I’m not a monster. I’m not going to hurt you. All I want to do is to make you scream with pleasure. To know each and every inch of your body. I will make you forget the pain you’ve been through and create beautiful memories for you with me. - Luke Bryce, Be Mine - Isobelle Cate
I knew I was alone in a way that no earthling has ever been before. - Michael Collins
When you're taught by great people whose milestone achievements has been noted, you could only expect greatness. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
The real acts of a real devil you know have been made acceptable by the fictitious actions of a nonexistent devil that you do not know. - Mike Klepper
I’m mad with loneliness and you’ve been haunting me all day - John J. Geddes
The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible. - Albert Einstein
I'm not insecure. I've been through way too much f**king sh*t to be insecure. I've got huge balls. But I've been humbled. That makes you grateful for every day you have. - Drew Barrymore
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. - James Baldwin
Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of all the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life. - Giorgos Seferis
Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. - Bruce Lee
We have all been empowered by the web: everyone with a keyboard can now effectively broadcast to a national audience. In a sense, it puts each of us on the same footing as the major media conglomerates, except for AOL, who now apparently own all our thoughts and teeth. - John Hodgman
Authenticity is not a metaphysically distinctive way of being human; it is just a way of taking responsibility for what one has already been given. - Peter E. Gordon
When your resources are focused on what has been you cannot create all that can still be. - Toni Sorenson
Have you been out in society recently? 'Cause it's SHIT. - Russell Brand
I think are foolish to pretend they are equal to men,they are far superior and always have been. - - William Golding
I have always been homosexual and it surprises me that more people are not; women's pink bits are moist and forbidding and I enjoy those qualities much more in a Victoria sponge. - Robert Clark
If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without ascending it, the work would have been permitted. - Franz Kafka
Those who fixate on what could have been are bound to miss what already is. - Sara Secora
ConnubialBecause with alarming accuracy she’d been identifying patterns I was unaware of—this tic, that tendency, like the way I've mastered the language of intimacy in order to conceal how I felt— I knew I was in danger of being terribly understood. - Stephen Dunn
Our natural, inalienable rights are now considered to be a dispensation from government, and freedom has never been so fragile, so close to slipping from our grasp as it is at this moment. - Ronald Reagan
"Mac, you ever been in love?" "Marshal, I've been a bartender all my life." - Unknown
They say you start weaving clearer, sharper memories after you've been to a place at least twice. Because then the reflection is more of validation. Let the rush come to you and let your senses be flushed the first time. There will be time for reflection after you've had your fill. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
A mistake is the most beautiful thing in the world.It is the only way you can get to some place you’venever been before. I try to make as many as I can.Making a mistake is the only way that you cangrow. - E.W. Wainwright
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just to realize them. - Man Ray
When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope still is to leave the world a little bit better for my having been here. It's a wonderful life and I love it. - Jim Henson
How often have I painted a splendid picture of a journey marked by courageous ascents and daring desert crossings when all along all I’ve really been doing is running? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It's been said that love finds you when you're ready. - James Patterson
He [the poet] brings out the inner part of things and presents them to men in such a way that they cannot refuse but must accept it. But how the mere choice and rhythm of words should produce so magical an effect no one has yet been able to comprehend, and least of all the poets themselves. - Hilaire Belloc
The imagination is a healthy thing, and a great many scientific discoveries could not have been made without it, but it need to be harnessed to some serious object if it is to come to anything. - Diane Setterfield
Looking back on his adolescence from the vantage point of his mid-eighties, George H.W. Bush candidly admitted, "I might have been obsessed with bodies boobs they are now called. But what seventeen-year-old kid was not? Guilty am I. - H.W. Brands
We are the change we have been waiting for. - Barack Obama
If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito! - Wolfgang Reiber
We speak for those who cannot speak. We have a duty to tell the stories for those who do not have the advantages that we have to tell stories. We must not speak falsely. The stories that we are entrusted to tell are stories of our tribes, or the tribes into which we have been initiated. - Billy Marshall Stoneking
Our ignorance of history makes us libel our own times. People have always been like this. - Gustave Flaubert
Despair has been called the unforgivable sin--not presumably because God refuses to forgive it but because it despairs of the possibility of being forgiven.
Why have many saints been so perfectly contemplative? Because they always studied to mortify themselves from worldly desires, that they might freely, with all the power of their heart, tend to our Lord.
No man should receive a dollar unless that dollar has been fairly earned. - Theodore Roosevelt
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been. - Alan Ashley-Pitt
It it not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute. - Lillian Hellman
There is an old joke that went around- it goes, in the beginning God made man in His own image, and since the fall, man has been seeking to return the compliment. - Alistair Begg
Guess I’ve been reading too much fantasy. - Aprilynne Pike
I’ve been lucky enough to cross paths with these angels who seem to brush the dust off my wings so effortlessly. These wonderful people I don’t and will never know. I want to be one of them. I want to be many of them. Radiating, resonating, finding lost souls and then exhaling magic. - Hillary Wen
If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein
I haven't been wrong since 1961, when I thought I made a mistake. - Bob Hudson
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.' - William Ralph Inge
Regret and remorse is a dialectic issue about what has been done, about what should have been done and about what should not have been done. ( Island of regret. Island of remorse ) - Erik Pevernagie
I've always been like that; I give 100 percent. I can't do it any other way. - Emma Watson
Sylvie wishes the anti-depressants had been around when she was in her early twenties, not only to rescue her from the dark tunnels that came when her brother first got sick, but also to keep her from fucking all those assholes. - Francesca Lia Block
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages. - Cyrano de Bergerac
I received your letter of June 10th. I have never talked to a Jesuit priest in my life and I am astonished by the audacity to tell such lies about me. From the viewpoint of a Jesuit priest I am, of course, and have always been an atheist. - Albert Einstein
...it is impossible to reason people out of affiliations they have not been reasoned into. - George Will
One should never do wrong in return, nor mistreat any man, no matter how one has been mistreated by him. - Socrates
I don't know why I can't let the insults go, but I can't. I'm the product of every hurt that's ever been laid on me. - Julie Anne Peters
Whatever you have been praying and yearning for, you will soon be proof of it! - TemitOpe Ibrahim
The United States has never been in a united state, it has never been a united state. It never will. Lines on screens and paper do not change that. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
But then with me the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions of man's mind, which has been developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value or at all trustworthy. - Charles Darwin
Mourn, cry, be sad god doesn't give a fuck. The life has been taken in one or other way and it can't be done anything that's all, it's not big philosophy - it's short and it can't be more longer than this! - Deyth Banger
He's exasperated. "I'm saying I'm in love with you! I've been in love with you this whole bleeding year! - Stephanie Perkins
Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.
I have found power in the mysteries of thought,exaltation in the changing of the Muses;I have been versed in the reasonings of men;but Fate is stronger than anything I have known. - Euripides
Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away. - Thomas Fuller
As long as humanity has been human, it has looked toward the heavens and dreamed that some day, some way, there would be giant federal contracts involved. - Dave Barry
All struggles against oppression in the modern woeld begin by redefining what had previously been consideered private, non-public and non-political issues as matters of public concern, as issues of justice, as sites of power. - Şeyla Benhabib
It has been acknowledged by many that an actor often plays the character in a reel life better than other contenders only if that projected picture role or image is opposite to his/her actual nature in a real life. It is usually a good method to know the true identity of a Cine and TV personality. - Anuj Somany
I’ve never been bothered with my conduct. I’ve only been bothered by people that don’t get it correct when they gossip about me. - Shannon L. Alder
We see it [the as-yet unseen, probable new planet, Neptune] as Columbus saw America from the coast of Spain. Its movements have been felt, trembling along the far-reaching line of our analysis with a certainty hardly inferior to that of ocular demonstration. - William Herschel
I may not have had a great background, but I am grateful because nothing could have prepared me for the future than the past I've been through. - Gugu Mona
Always there has been an adventure just around the corner--and the world is still full of corners. - Roy Chapman Andrews
I have been through the OSHA system twice and I can confirm that I did not have the right to a safe workplace or whistle-blower protection on either occasion. - Steven Magee
My favorite thing is to go where I've never been. - Diane Arbus
An infinity with God has always been a circle, not a straight line past all your mistakes. - Shannon L. Alder
Nothing can be more notorious than the calumnies and invectives with which the wisest measures and most virtuous characters of The United States have been pursued and traduced [By American Newspapers] - Thurgood Marshall
O bliss of the collector, bliss of the man of leisure! Of no one has less been expected and no one has had a greater sense of well-being than... a collector. Ownership is the most intimate relationship one can have to objects. No t that they come alive in him; it is he who comes alive in them. - Walter Benjamin
In today's globalized world nothing is sure. Routines are falling; stereotypes are breaking. Life has never been as piquant as it is now. So go out of your way; leave your cocoon. Do that crazy thing and be happy you did it. - Ogwo David Emenike
You need only claim the event of your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality. - Florida Scott-Maxwell
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. - Kahlil Gibran
Contrary to what we've been told, life is simple. We complicate matters with our choices. - Michelle Richardson
I have been to lots of partiesand acted perfectly disgracefulbut I never actually collapsedoh Lana Turner we love you get up - Frank O'Hara
Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we've been bombing over the years been complaining? - George Wallace
The law hath not been dead, though it hath slept. - William Shakespeare
A person’s THOUGHT that does not make most people often think that the life is miserable, has not been thought really well. - Anuj Somany
Have you ever met someone for the first time but feel like you've known them all your life, a sense of déjàvu and synchronicity wrapped into one little motherf*cking mystery to untangle the way our lives are ruled by logic. I have and my life has never been the same since. - Nikki Rowe
...legal procedure has always tacitly been concerned with human relations, rather than abstract justice, and that consequently in spite of the legal codes it is really the human relations underneath that determine the verdicts in the courts. - James Jones
The psychology of adultery has been falsified by conventional morals, which assume, in monogamous countries, that attraction to one person cannot coexist with affection for another. Everybody knows that this is untrue. - Bertrand Russel
After you've been in a place for a while, everything starts to look... I won't say better, there's no need to go to extremes...but your everyday life does start to become...familiar. - David Assael
As it has been said:Love and a coughcannot be concealed.Even a small cough.Even a small love. - Anne Sexton
We have come to a point in time where using common sense, speaking factual truths and asking honest questions have been deemed radical behavior. While in turn, manipulation, thoughtlessness and dishonesty is often rewarded and rules the day. - Gary Hopkins
I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been thought about, born in God's thought, and then made by God, is the dearest, grandest and most precious thing in all thinking. - George MacDonald
No one rises above who he or she has been without first having fallen down. The best time - in fact, the only time - to make a real change in your life is in the moment of seeing the need for it. He who hesitates always gets lost in the hundred reasons why tomorrow is a better day to get started. - Guy Finley
Fortunately, the second-to-last bug has just been fixed.
No one who has not been siezed by the merderous jaws of the viper can know its poison fangs. - Adolf Hitler
I was coming home from kindergarten--well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves. - Ellen DeGeneres
This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Norah Vincent
Don’t live in the past you’ve already been there. And don’t live in the future, either. Tomorrow will be here soon enough. Live in this moment now it is sacred and unrepeatable. This moment alone holds valuable gifts that should not be missed. - Steve Goodier
If Fran Lebowitz and Ian Fleming had blessed the world with a love child it would have been author J. Fields Jr. - Edward Medina
It doesn't matter where you've been, only where you are going. - L.M. Fields
The pain that you've been feeling, can't compare to the joy that's coming. - Romans 8:18
It has been my experience that maximizing income is a helluva lot less important than maximizing passion and fulfillment in your both professionally and personally.
I am as you say a "skeleton" and i have been for quite a while - SkullDuggery Pleasant
Conservatism is not about tradition and morality, hasn't been for many decades... It is about the putative biological and spiritual superiority of the wealthy. - Greg Bear
We have been shown how to fight hate without becoming hate ourselves. We have been given a Companion and a Friend and not just a good idea. We have been given joy in the midst of failure, and not just a way of winning or being right. - Richard Rohr
No one has ever been given more loving and unconditional support than I have given by you. I love you too - Stephen Morgan
We have been so busy perfecting the means of travel that we have forgotten where we wanted to go. - Arthur M. Young
We have always been sort of monosyllabic in terms of languages, and that extends into ignorance or wariness of other cultures.
The problem with communication…is the illusion that is has been accomplished. - George Bernard Shaw
In a series of events, all of which had been a bit thick, this, in his opinion, achieved the maximum of thickness. - P.G. Wodehouse
Late that night we were both still thinking about the events as they unfolded. He suggested a drive back to the water to bring some closure. As we stood in the water I felt so thankful to have been with a friend capable of hearing and expressing emotion. - Paula Heller Garland
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
A history has not been made by you.History made you.The Religious Leader Petra Cecilia Maria HermansThe Religion Of The Blue CircleAmen - Petra Hermans
I did so many bad things to your god; if he or she exists; would have been pregnant now. - M.F. Moonzajer
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
Why is there never a headline that says "Government program ends as its intended goal has been achieved"? - Oleg Atbashian
It has always been science versus fundamentalism, not science versus religion. - Abhijit Naskar
And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned to a pillar of salt. So it goes. - Kurt Vonnegut
Infinite knowledge, infinite vision, infinite energy of the Soul is in the same state even today. The Soul has never been a sinner. The Soul is absolutely pure. - Dada Bhagwan
Long has been this road called life. Every time you venture out in this road, remember. Home is within. Home is in you. - Minhal Mehdi
Art is solving problems that cannot be formulated before they have been solved. The shaping of the question is part of the answer. - Piet Hein
Man survives earthquakes, epidemics, the horrors of disease, and agonies of the soul, but all the time his most tormenting tragedy has been, is, and will always be, the tragedy of the bedroom. - Leo Tolstoy
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am. - Alice James
No statue has ever been put up to a critic. - Jean Sibelius
He has been called a mediocre man; but this is unwarranted flattery. He was a politician of monumental littleness. - Richard M. Nixon
It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening. - H.G. Wells
Although the principle of equality has always been self-evident, it has never been self-executing. - Barack Obama
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made. - Albert Einstein
Once people get hung up on theology, they've lost sanity forever. More people have been killed in the name of Jesus Christ than any other name in the history of the world. - Gore Vidal
You think your pains and heartbreaks are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who have ever been alive. - James Baldwin
It is so amazing to see how lots of people can beguile themselves to believe that they have not been caught as who they actually are by the post or thought that they like, comment, say or share online and, most surprisingly, continue to regale themselves with the netizens of their type only. - Anuj Somany
There are problems and there are problems. One big problem and a great paradox in the arena of life is the problem of where or how a person is now and where or how he wants to be tomorrow. Had it not been this problem, we would have been relaxing all day long - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'. - Ronald Reagan
We've been had. - Rosen Topuzov
Throughout history there have been those who have created change, and others who have feared it. - T.A. Uner
One of the great achievements of science has been, if not to make it impossible for intelligent people to be religious, then at least to make it possible for them not to be religious. We should not retreat from this accomplishment. - Steven Weinberg
AUSTRALIA, n. A country lying in the South Sea, whose industrial and commercial development has been unspeakably retarded by an unfortunate dispute among geographers as to whether it is a continent or an island. - Ambrose Bierce
The friendship that can cease has never been real. - Saint Jerome
It is the heart that has been pierced that feels the most. - Jocelyn Murray
The best lessons I’ve been taught is that you should definitely have a plan. Try to imagine yourself six months in advance, and always save your money. Because there are always going to be unintended expenses that are going to come up. Surprises always happen. - K. Guillory
What I think is that there is no perspective in grief, or in love. How can there be, when one person becomes the center of the universe - either because he has been lost or because he has been found? - Jodi Picoult
If you quit pursuing your dreams, you will never know how close you've come to success. It might have been hidden behind that next door you decided not to open, since the last fifty doors revealed little or nothing. - Kamil Ali
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today. - Isaac Asimov
In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea. - Douglas Adams
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind. - Jonathan Swift
In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superceded. - Frank Pakenham
If you have the choice between humble and cocky, go with cocky. There's always time to be humble later, once you've been proven horrendously, irrevocably wrong. - Kinky Friedman
Sometimes a writer simply finds new ways of saying what has already been said because, ultimately, truth is unoriginal. - Kamand Kojouri
Love lies in those unsent drafts in your mailbox. Sometimes you wonder whether things would have been different if you'd clicked 'Send'. - Faraaz Kazi
I’ve been working hard to become the kind of man she needs, the kind of man she already believes me to be. - Colleen Houck
Man has made remarkable strides in conquering outer space, but how futile have been his efforts in conquering inner space- the space in our hearts and minds of men. - Thomas S. Monson
I’ve been here before, dreaming myselfbackwards, among grappling hooks of light.True to the seasons, I’ve lived every wordspoken. Did I walk into someone’s nightmare? - Yusef Komunyakaa
It seems that I have been held in some dreaming stateA tourist in the waking world world, never quite awake.No kiss, no gentle word could wake me from this slumber,Until I realised that it was you who held me under. - Florence + the Machine
It has never been easier to get books but never harder to find the quiet needed to study them. - John Mark Reynolds
We are just tenants on this world. We have just been given a new lease, and a warning from the landlord. - Arthur C. Clarke
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year. - Tom Lehrer
We can try and push eachother away, we can try and deny what we feel but when two hearts have connected and two souls have been reminded of love there is simply no way fate can keep us apart. - Nikki Rowe
In the cause of expedience and the quest for information, man has always been willing to trump his laws and betray his beliefs to legitimize the torture of those who do not share them. - Mark Allen Smith
When all of this music sounds like you know what you want to say, then it will have been of all worth, ever. You will be something complete unto yourself, present and unique. - Jeff Buckley
Great treasures bring out great greed in the hearts of men and great greed has been the downfall of many nations. - from "Opoponax Dreams - Genieve Dawkins
You will, I am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable. - Arthur Conan Doyle
This country has been strip-mined by rich and powerful interests. If you dont like what they're doing, don't just sit there. Vote them out. - Ralph Nader
She scarcely spoke at all and might have been one of those huge dolls which, when inclined backwards, say "Ma-ma" or "Pa-pa": though impossible to imagine in any position so undignified as that required for the mechanism to produce these syllables. - Anthony Powell
By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self-denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions? - Jackie Mason
I never have found the perfect quote. At best I have been able to find a string of quotations which merely circle the ineffable idea I seek to express. - Caldwell O'Keefe
The Pythagorean ... having been brought up in the study of mathematics, thought that things are numbers ... and that the whole cosmos is a scale and a number. - Aristotle
The journey of growth, search for the secret has always been within, the simpler we make it, the better it gets. - Rob Martin
Only those who have never known fear are allowed to think less of others for being afraid. Frankly, I think anyone who has never been afraid of anything in their entire life is either a liar or lacks imagination. - Laurell K. Hamilton
I have been called arrogant myself in my time, and hope to earn the title again, but to claim that I am privy to the secrets of the universe and its creator - that's beyond my conceit. - Christopher Hitchens
Once the frontiers of horror have been crossed, one will pass from form to form beyond the human and from metamorphosis to metamorphosis to accomplish, in the anguish of an impossible return, the most terrible journey to the depths of darkness. - Georges Limbour
In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these. - Paul Harvey
Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All they do is show you've been to college. - Kurt Vonnegut
With you, it's different. I can see the rest of my life before my eyes and that scares me a little. Men don't tame my wild heart but somehow I crossed your path and have never been the same since. - Nikki Rowe
There is nothing wrong with revenge. The wrong has already been done, or there would be no need to even the score. - Ashly Lorenzana
I'd been willing to kill for the people I loved for a very long time; now I had to start living for them. - Laurell K. Hamilton
You can not be fearless without first admitting you have been afraid. - Jack Laursen
You've been taught to "render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's". Unlearn that lesson. Free men would not permit Caesar to exist. - Mike Klepper
Moths lay their eggs where civilizations have been destroyed. - Marty Rubin
He came like a whisperLeft like a dreamNothing to prove he had ever been.But sweat on her browand her trembling feet is the hint of a secret kisson her lips.... - Dinesh Kumar Biran
People who worry that nuclear weaponry will one day fall in the hands of the Arabs, fail to realize that the Islamic bomb has been dropped already, it fell the day MUHAMMED (pbuh) was born. - Joseph Adam Pearson.
All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of Books. They are the chosen possession of men. - Thomas Carlyle
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been. - Sophocles
Gradually my whole concept of time changed until I thought of a month as having twenty-five days of humanness and five others when I might just as well have been an animal in a steel trap. - Florence King
All for ourselves and nothing for other people seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind. - Adam Smith
All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been; it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books. - Thomas Carlyle
At the end of the day, it isn’t where I came from. Maybe home is somewhere I’m going and never have been before. - Warsan Shire
The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been. - Jodi Picoult
Congratulations.You've just been demoted from the "pity" sector to the "apathy" sector.To check the validity of this offer you can ask if anyone cares.To cancel your subscription, go get a life.Thank you. - Sanhita Baruah
Let us banish fear. We have been in this mental state for three centuries. I am a radical. I am ready to act, if I can find brave men to help me. - Carter G. Woodson
Noah had transformed in my eyes, too, butt it wasn't because he had changed. It was my perception of him had changed. He'd always been the cool person I'd come to know and respect, I'd just been blinded by my prejudices. - Lee Strauss
It has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake. - Mark Twain
It is better to have done something than to have been someone. - Claude Monet
No one, on his deathbed, ever regretted having been a Catholic. - Thomas More
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. - Agatha Christie
All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, until they take root in our personal experience. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long. - Ogden Nash
So rest a while, we can talk in the cool of the evening. Or the cool of the morning. There 's seldom as much hurry as I used to think there was." -HawkWho had been ArchmageThe Other Wind - Ursula K. Le Guin
There isn’t a parallel of latitude but thinks it would have been the equator if it had had its rights. - Mark Twain
I was pondering the reason why we are all here in this life, and what did it all mean. It seemed to me that we had all been invited to one big party, but no-one’s been told what we’re all celebrating. - Beatrice James
Is not the whole world a vast house of assignation to which the filing system has been lost? - Quentin Crisp
Humility and shame have been confused. Humility is knowing that you know nothing for sure and shame is someone having to tell you. - Erica Goros
We may run into many downfalls in life, but with a mighty God on our side those downfalls have already been defeated. - Pauline Seaport
Everybody is born with a little bit of writer in them. We all come with the desire to work hard to see our creations come to life on the page. But it is those who choose to do something about this passion that has been ignited inside of them that are true writers. - Brian A. McBride
I know that I’ve never been perfect. I think we determine what’s perfect to us. I think we understand perfect doesn’t come perfectly. If I was to be bare face or a face full of make up. I won’t be perfect until I determine what I see as perfect enough. - T.Taylor
The mountain of despair has dwindled, and the stone of hope has size and shape, and can be fondled by the eyes and by the hand. But freedom has always been an elusive tease, and in the very act of grabbing for it one can become shackled. - Alice Walker
Having been engaged rather a lot of times, was asked whether a lady should give back the ring. Her answer?"Of course dahlink, but first, you take out all the diamonds. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
A man's words will always express what has been treasured in his heart. - Luke 6:45
Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money. - Anonymous
I've been quite happy. Look, here are my proofs. Remember that I am indifferent to discomforts which would harass other folk. What do the circumstances of life matter if your dreams make you lord paramount of time and space? - W. Somerset Maugham
Boys annoyed her. Girls annoyed her. She should have been a cat. - Katie Neipris
The thing that had been, it is that which shall be; And that which is done is that which shall be done. - Compton Gage
Much has been made about the death of the novel and the end of literature as it’s seen to be assailed by technology, by the web, by the many and varied new forms of entertainment and culture. I don’t share that pessimism because I think it is one of the great inventions of the human spirit. - Richard Flanagan
If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. - Toni Morrison
Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. - Phaedrus
I let loose a guttural roar-the cry of a man who has been deprived of his rightful kibbeh. I drew my sword and smacked the eagle with flat of the blade - Rick Riordan
We desire justice, and justice has never been obtained in haste and strong feeling. - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Live your life, take chances, be crazy. Dont wait 'cause right now is the oldest you've ever been & the youngest you'll be ever again - Suzanne Collins
Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century. - Mark Twain
Those of our writers who have possessed a vivid personal talent have been paralyzed by a want of social background. - Van Wyck Brooks
Thus, though we have heard of stupid haste in war, cleverness has never been seen associated with long delays.
And she had pushed, or she hadn't. The result was all the same. There had been no forgiveness for her. But she'd been so very young. And how was it possible, how could parents do this? How could she not have been forgiven? - Lauren Groff
Our identity has already been chosen for us; but it is up to us to accept it, or fight and change it. - Afnan Ahmad Mia
Making the best of things is a damn poor way of dealing with them. My life has been a series of escapes from that quicksand. - Rose Wilder Lane
Eugenics has always been the escape valve of single payer socialized medicine. Havelock Ellis was writing about them as one and the same prior to the fin-de-siecle. Culling out of control population growth and the economic drain of the incurably sick has always been a part of socialized medicine. - A.E. Samaan
All that old road of the past unreeling dizzily as if the cup of life had been overturned and everything gone mad. My eyes ached in nightmare day (235). - Jack Kerouac
There is no chronic disease to be found among fish and animal life in the sea that compares to those on land.It is also known that all land animals develop arteriosclerosis, yet sea animals have never been diagnosed as arteriosclerotic. - Maynard Murray
If for a while the harder you try, the harder it gets, take heart. So it has been with the best people who ever lived. (The Inconvenient Messiah, BYU Speeches, Feb 15, 1982) - Jeffrey R. Holland
I would cling to unhappiness because it was a known, familiar state. When I was happier, it was because I knew I was on my way back to misery. I've never been convinced that happiness is the object of the game. I'm wary of happiness. - Hugh Laurie
It has all been very interesting. - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Summer afternoon-summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
The events of that day would forever be remembered, and they stood together as a united Marridon, a nation that would lead in innovation and liberality, taking up the thread that had been left for them, the essence of selfless love woven along a national loom. - Michelle Franklin
Never let someone who draws a line and say you can't cross it intimidate you. Don't be discouraged when someone says you can't do it. You might have been the only one sent to do it. - Israelmore Ayivor
You will be most readily cured of vanity or presumption by studying the history of music, and by hearing the master pieces which have been produced at different periods. - Robert Schumann
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese. - Carl Sagan
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
I think it's about time we voted for senators with breasts. After all, we've been voting for boobs long enough. - Claire Sargent
Perhaps I should explain to him that it has been my particular way of frustrating time's attrition, postponing death and sustaining the illusion that one can always erase everything and make a fresh start. - Nathacha Appanah
There has always been, and there is now, a profound conflict of interest between the people and the government of the United States. - Howard Zinn
It does not take a million complicated words to call yourself a writer, it only takes a simple few when they have been placed in the right order. -- - Reed Abbitt Moore
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is. - Benjamin Franklin
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false. - Paul Valery
I thought being an adult meant knowing what you believe, but that has not been my experience.
The past, has been erased; the present, forgiven; and the future, redeemed. - Anthony Liccione
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty - Ronald Reagan
Have you ever been homesick for someplace that doesn'tactually exist anymore? Someplace that exists only in yourmind? - Jenny Lawson
I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them. - Henry James
The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Pride is the common forerunner of a fall. It was the devil's sin, and the devil's ruin; and has been, ever since, the devil's stratagem, who, like as expert wrestler, usually gives a man a lift before he gives a throw.
Be great in act, as you have been in thought. - William Shakespeare
To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace - Malcolm X
I head a bitterness that hadn't been there before. Something was changing inside him. He'd had enough of following the rules. - Alice Hoffman
The theater has been called the pulse of the people. - Abigail Adams
Before my diagnosis.I used to be a collection of other people.An Actress,Now I'm finding out who I actually am.It's been a journey, but I have made it. - Tina J. Richardson
You can't expect a boy to be vicious till he's been to a good school.
Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have been one. A moment. In childhood. When it first occured to you that you don't go on forever. It must have been shattering, stamped into one's memory. And yet, I can't remember it.
In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right. - Ellen Goodman
The reason my life has wandered to nowhere is likely due to the fact that the focus of the moment has dictated the destination of my life, when the destination of my life should have been dictating the focus of the moment. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There are those that want freedom from individual responsibility, and then there are those that want individual liberty. "Freedom" and "liberty" no longer mean what they used to. A desire for dependence has been made fashionably desirable. - A.E. Samaan
Learning to live on less pride has been a great investment in my future. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
When one door of happiness closes, another one opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened to us. - Helen Keller
The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any. - Hannah Arendt
You have to look at people now that were members of the Klu Klux Klan or whatever else and now are trying to rewrite their personal histories to tell that they've always been tolerant. It's not peculiar to want to sanitize what you did. - Ruth Hanna Sachs
A book series is never truly over. The story lives on, even when the final page has been turned. - Richard P. Denney
If sex were food, Rhage would have been morbidly obese.(Dark Lover) - J.R. Ward
I've been wondering if in fact ideal platonic love isn't just an intensely concentrated form of what inspires the best teachers. - Edmund Marlowe
I have been heartbroken once and it has affected all of my relationships from there on. But now I look at it as an occupational hazard. If you are in the meat market at some point you are gonna get mad cow disease. - Dominic Monaghan
In the course of our Journey we need to realize that we do not need to become anything, because we are already in possession of the characteristics that we have been looking for so far, pursuing an image projected into the future. - Frank Wanderer
Creation signifies, above all, emotion, and that not in literature or art alone. We all know the concentration and effort implied in scientific discovery. Genius has been defined as an infinite capacity for taking pains. - Henri Bergson
Since the early beginning of history, India has been the Klondyke of the world - Virchand Gandhi
Its oke to be sad. I've been trained to love my darkness - Lady Gaga
The means of defence agst. foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home. - James Madison
For if my poems have always been about survival--and I believe they have been--then survival too keeps revealing itself as an art of the unexpected. - Jane Cooper
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it--always. - Mahatma Gandhi
It’s been easier to convince people to hand over half their income, their children to war, and their freedoms in perpetuity, than to engage them in seriously considering how roads might function in the absence of taxation. - Stefan Molyneux
It appears that the paradigm of the modern Church has mainly been based on some fragments of the truth rather than the comprehensive totality of understanding God and His Kingdom - Sunday Adelaja
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. - Henry David Thoreau
When from our better selves we have too longBeen parted by the hurrying world, and droop,Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired,How gracious, how benign, is Solitude - William Wordsworth
Most good things have been said far too many times and just need to be lived. - Shane Claiborne
POSITIVITY is one of the most attractive scents you can wear ! If you've been running around all day today - perspiring lots from all your challenging work - be sure to spray on some Positivity Scent (spritz, spritz!) before you head on home! - Angie karan
Life Would've Been Easier If The People Had Crushes On Jesus Christ.. Not Other People. - Cyc Jouzy
The legal system has been designed to rob the bank accounts of the common people. - Steven Magee
If conquest constitutes a natural right on the part of the few, the many have only to gather sufficient strength in order to acquire the natural right of reconquering what has been taken from them - Karl Marx
I've been toldThat it's not enough toWish for dreams, that IHave to work themInto reality. - Jordan Hoechlin
How simple our Lord's word is, Love thy neighbor. Just think how that word has been twisted around, just because it's hard to love thy neighbor. - Edgar Maass
To forgive others, in order to forgive ourselves, because in their roles as our mirrors, they have been nothing other than a tool to our lack of self-love, a lack of self-recognition, and a lack of self-respect. - Human Angels
One special advantage of the skeptical attitude of mind is that a man is never vexed to find that after all he has been in the wrong. - William Osler
Am confused, after been hurt and betrayed i still love her. Still confused, does it mean the feeling after love is hurt and pain then it comes back to love. Meaning love is stronger than all the other feelings. confused. - Matthew Kweku Arkutu
A man cannot be blamed for ignorance if he has never been taught. - Rose
Really, he called me that? Ellen DeGenerate? I've been getting that since fourth grade. I guess I'm happy I could give him work. - Ellen DeGeneres
The way we are living,timorous or bold,will have been our life. - Seamus Heaney
I will say nothing against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way. - Francis of Assisi
He didn't say anything more, just waited for me to tell him what I'd been thinking. It was pure speculation, and I was opening myself up to ridicule by saying anything at all. I sat on the stool and realized that I had my loyalties, too. - Patricia Briggs
More focus has been placed on these subjects through human history than on anything else—mystery and mysticism, God, imagination, intuition, the nature of relationships, human purpose, happiness and salvation… - Darrell Calkins
Everything I've ever done, in the writing world, has been to expand articulation, rather than to close it. - Toni Morrison
It was horrible of a young girl to let herself be talked about; however unfounded the charges against her, she must be to blame for their having been made. - Edith Wharton
Republicans don't like people to talk about depressions. You can hardly blame them for that. You remember the old saying: Don't talk about rope in the house where somebody has been hanged. - Harry Truman
I've been rich and I've been poor. Rich is better. - Sophie Tucker
Your love taught me to grieveand I have been needing, for centuriesa woman to make me grievefor a woman, to cry upon her armslike a sparrowfor a woman to gather my pieceslike shards of broken crystal - Nizar Qabbani
You haven't lived a full life until you have been in a very tough situation when you thought you were going to die. War does that to you. - William E. Peterson
Leaders don't walk in front, nor do they walk behind. They walk on completely different paths on the journey of intuition. The road that has never been taken. And so they lead. - Matthew Donnelly
Don Bradman will bat no more against England, and two contrary feelings dispute within us: relief, that our bowlers will no longer be oppressed by this phenomenon; regret, that a miracle has been removed from among us. So must ancient Italy have felt when she heard of the death of Hannibal. - R.C. Robertson-Glasgow
Emergencies have always been necessary to progress. It was darkness which produced the lamp. It was fog that produced the compass. It was hunger that drove us to exploration. And it took a depression to teach us the real value of a job. - Victor Hugo
He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young. - Joseph Addison
I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced so they won't think something's wrong with me. - Elayne Boosler
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them. - Man Ray
If one evil thought, if one evil word, if one evil action, deserves eternal damnation, how many hells, my friends, do every one of us deserve, whose whole lives have been one continued rebellion against God! - George Whitefield
Step-parents, those fairy tale villains,Have been given a bad name.They're easy targets.When the family goes awryHow easy to blame them.I was blessed by the right steps... - Eileen Granfors
There is no possible line of conduct which has art some time and place been condemned, and which has not at some other time and place been enjoined as a duty. - William Lecky
Every individual is at once the beneficiary and the victim of the linguistic tradition into which he has been born. - Aldous Huxley
We have been pretending for a long time to be limited beings. - Raphael Zernoff
Bring to me, it said, continual proof / you've been alive. - Stephen Dunn
I haven’t been very impressed lately.By people,or places,or the way someone said he loved me and then slowly changed his mind. - Charlotte Eriksson
[It] has been said that the difference between Greek and Israelite religion was that the Greeks worshiped the 'holiness of beauty' whereas the Jews worshiped 'the beauty of holiness. - Everett Ferguson
I didn't want to come off arrogant or conceited, or basically how I've been acting the past year, year and a half ... although what's happened in the past has happened, I just want to ... be kind and loving and gentle and soft. - Justin Bieber
It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills. - Simone de Beauvoir
I'm not weak, I've just been strong for to long. - Henry kenny lee
It is impossible, or not easy, to alter by argument what has long been absorbed by habit - Aristotle
Not everyone who has killed themselves because they were HIV positive would have been killed by AIDS. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Sometimes you can just feel when someone has been praying for you. Whomever it is Thank you!! - Amanda Penland
It's been a year and 3 months since we've kissed, and I rather have the ghost of his mouth on my lips than kiss anyone else. - Alishah Khan
Not only have women been successful in entering fields in which men are supposed to have a more natural aptitude, but they have created entirely new businesses.
To me art means power to sway people not with my words but with a mere picture. Art means expression, not my own but of the subjects. Art means truth; because when you see a picture you see all that is real. Art is exposure, showing things in a way they haven’t been seen before. - CV
There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories. - Ursula K. Le Guin
I'm cautious with the love word because I really know what it means. I've been there, done that and I know what the implications are. I also know that people say they love people when they don't, and it often results in tears and avoidance of bars, supermarkets, even whole towns in extreme cases. - Jessica Thompson
She wasn't where she had been. She wasn't where she was going, but she was on her way. - Jodi Hills
If atheism solved all human woe, then the Soviet Union would have been an empire of joy and dancing bunnies, instead of the land of corpses. - John C. Wright
Yet when books have been read and reread, it boils down to the horse, his human companion, and what goes on between them. - Walter Farley
It had never occurred to me that our lives, which had been so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed. - Kazuo Ishiguro
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. - Rebecca West
‎If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot…reading is the creative center of a writer’s life…you cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you. - Stephen King
Ah, youth!It was a beautiful night...The moon was out of orbit.The stars were awry.But everything else was exactlyas it should have been. - Roman Payne
Fools rush in where fools have been before. - Unknown
We enjoy warmth because we have been cold. We appreciate light because we have been in darkness. By the same token, we can experience joy because we have known sadness.
Every week I read about myself in a magazine, about something that I haven't done or some place that I've never been or don't even know. It's just gossip, rumors, egos, and politics. - Hilary Duff
It had been a month before then that I'd sat on the bathroom floor and now it was back, the feeling that I was watching life through a thick pane of glass and that, whatever was out there, I wasn't designed for it. - T.R. Richmond
I can only see life as this most miserable accident that I have been forced to endure simply because I refuse to see it as the most astounding plan that I have been privileged to engage. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Alexandra had been married for thirty-three years; if it had made any impression on her one way or another, she never showed it. - Harper Lee
For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue that I had to do the job myself. - Anaïs Nin
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation. - Donald Trump
I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
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 dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you've never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground. - Judith Thurman
Maybe, if you can't get someone out of your head they were never meant to leave. Perhaps, they were meant to help change you into the person you have been waiting to become. - Shannon L. Alder
The gospel that has been preached in our churches has not been fair to the African continent. It has left us in a beggarly state, waiting on God for things we could produce by and for ourselves. - Sunday Adelaja
Strong people are those who have been broken so many times, lost many people in life but still have love to give and strength to trust again. - Steeven Shaw
Your intended?" Dakota demanded. "You mean to say he already had a mate staked out and he's been encroaching on my preserve? - Madeline Montague
Many have been ruined by their fortunes, and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it the great have become little, and the little great.
There can be no justice so long as law is absolute. Even life itself is an excercise in exceptions.When has justice ever been as simple as a rule-book? - Riker - The Next Generation (season 1 epis. 7: Justice)
In all the works on pedagogy that ever I read and they have been many, big, and heavy I don't remember that any one has advocated a system of teaching by practical jokes, mostly cruel. That, however, describes the method of our great teacher, Experience. - Charles Sanders Peirce
My family of friends has kept me alive through lovers who have left, enterprises that have failed, and all too many stories that never got finished. That family has been part of remaking the world for me. - Dorothy Allison
You could have died later on, you could have died after peace had been declared. But, in any case, you were going to die. - Paulo Coelho
Do you think people have evolved too far, because I do; oh their ability to heal is indeed a wonder and I do praise them for that, but in many other things I think evolution has been a bit rushed, like getting to the bus stop before the wheel was invented. - conversations with a pigeon
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been. - Mark Twain
Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses. - Elizabeth Taylor
Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain. - Richard M. Nixon
Sometimes your friends are your lovers, or have been at one time. - Stephanie Seymour
Look at yourself and look into the eyes you've been looking at your entire life. Recognize your SPIRIT. You are the reflection of life. - Karen A. Baquiran
A good poem is a contribution to reality. The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it. A good poem helps to change the shape of the universe, helps to extend everyone's knowledge of himself and the world around him. - Dylan Thomas
Some experiences are so wonderful, we are like those who dreamed experiencing it. Yet some are beyond amazing when compared to our best experiences we are as though we had been sleeping all the while. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
At present the peace of the world has been preserved, not by statesmen, but by capitalists. - Benjamin Disraeli
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened. - Michel de Montaigne
The brightest crowns that are worn in heaven have been tried, and smelted, and polished, and glorified through the furnace of tribulation. - Edward Chapin
I feel that I am merely an agent, giving you some keys that have been given to me to pass on to you. These keys are to unlock doors out of your present prison. Doors opening onto new vistas. Doors beyond where you are now. - John C. Lilly
If I could just capture each memory in a bottle the maybe you people would understand how much I've suffered, how much I've been through, but most importantly how far I have come. - Tommy Tran
It was a symposium of horror and heroism, the like of which has not been known in the civilized world since man established his dominion over the sea. - The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters
«And in the end» said the witch to the drowning prince «You've been the one choosing the thornless path in spite of knowing where it could lead. The one who afraid of the pricking roses, plunged himself into an abyss without petals - Nur Bedeir
No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy. That's already been taken care of: A Man Who Destroys His Own Home Shall Inherit the Wind. - Dick Gregory
Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to experience the world in the way they have been told to. - Alan Keightley
We do not see things as they are, nor do we even see them as we are, but only as we believe our story to have been. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Our individualism has always been bound by a set of communal values, the glue upon which every healthy society depends. - Barack Obama
People often associate complexity with deeper meaning, when often after precious time has been lost, it is realized that simplicity is the key to everything. - Gary Hopkins
The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated. - William Ellery Channing
I know a girl from whose body sunbeams rose to the clouds as if they’d fallen from the sun.Her laugh was like a bangle of bells. Your hair is wet, I told her one day, Did you take a bath? It is dew! she laughed, I’ve been lying in the grass. All morning long, I lay here waiting for the dawn. - Roman Payne
Never forget that we were enslaved in this country longer than we have been free. Never forget that for 250 years black people were born into chains-whole generations followed by more generations who knew nothing but chains. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
No, I regret nothing, all I regret is having been born, dying is such a long tiresome business I always found. - Samuel Beckett
The integrity of my sleep has been forever compromised, sir. - David Foster Wallace
If a single person dies, the battle has been lost. - Marty Rubin
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It's the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand. - Josh Billings
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
There is a lure in power. It can get into a man's blood just as gambling and lust for money have been known to do. - Harry Truman
Merlin, do you mind?' It was the King who asked me, a man as old and wise as myself; a man who could see past his own crowding problems, and guess what it might men to me, to walk in dead air where once the world had been a god-filled garden. - Mary Stewart
Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that. - Tom Perrotta
It is pleasant to have been to a place the way a river went. - Henry David Thoreau
Reap your harvest. (Benefits) You have been sowing seeds on good soil. (Working Hard) Your garden is overflowing abundantly.(Successful) Now is the time for you to fill your basket with the fruits of your labor. (Savings). Prepare your soil for new seeds. (Investments) - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
We are what we are because of what we've been - Jo Beverley
Its okay to get jacked up and head out onto the highway, but I've been there and I can tell you that the fast lane is littered with countless smoldering wrecks.
But be, as you have been, my happiness... - Randall Jarrell
I climb the door instead of a treeJust to crawl with myself walking freeWhat if I’m a lizard beneath my skinChanging my colours of the human I’ve been - Munia Khan
Fiction was invented the day Jonah arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.. - Gabriel García Márquez
If there has been one overriding change in poetic practice, it is that under the influence of free verse the poets have made a primary virtue out of exactitude and economy of meaning: this has replaced metrical skill as the first thing the poet tunes to. - Martin Langford
Don't care is what I've been trying to say .... but not able to ! - HarryKrishna
Mellow is the man who knows what he's been missing - Led Zeppelin
To forgive is not for the sole sake of relieving another of their guilt, but rather for the sake of the soul that had been perpetrated upon! - DC Gunnersen
It's pretty clear now that what looked like it might have been some kind of counterculture is, in reality, just the plain old chaos of undifferentiated weirdness. - Jerry Garcia
Adjusting to life’s changes may be difficult and something you may not be looking forward to experiencing. Be gentle with yourself and you will find clarity on all levels of encouragement in places and by people you least expect. Remember as it has been said before: This too shall pass! - Steven Cuoco
It's been said that people see what they want to see. For that exact reason, look for the good in people, rather than the bad. - Donald L. Hicks
The worst defeat of all is to surrender without having been defeated. And it is Christmas that obliterates both. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every hour of every day spent with him, the slow slope of falling for this boy in more than just a carnal fashion has been like slowly pulling the strings on some great tapestry. Every day the weave becomes tighter, the picture clearer, everything more complete. - A.L. Davroe
Realization is not about you, the wave, realizing it is ocean. The ocean realizes itself in you and reveals itself to have never been just a wave. Nothing changes except the falling away of a false belief. - Enza Vita
If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine. - Michael Jay Tucker
I was thought to be 'stuck up.' I wasn't. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure. - Bette Davis
Regardless of one’s age, acquiring new knowledge has always been useful. - Eraldo Banovac
I know I should have been grateful because it was a very nice thing to do. But I wasn't grateful. I wasn't grateful at all. Don't get me wrong. I acted like I was. But I wasn't. To tell you the truth, I was starting to get mad. - Stephen Chbosky
If one has not been able to experience God by himself, one should allow himself to be guided by the experiences of others who have experienced Him - Muhammad Asad
In choosing a hypothesis there is no virtue in being timid. I clearly would have been burned at the stake in another age. - Thomas Gold
We are more than the worst thing that's ever happened to us. All of us need to stop apologizing, for having been to hell and come back breathing. - Clementine von Radics
He'd been let down so oftenHis brow was on the floorBut then they foundA small hole in the groundAnd let him down some more - David Thewlis
If we try to run the economy for the benefit of a single group or class, we shall injure or destroy all groups, including the members of the very class for whose benefit we have been trying to run it. We must run the economy for everybody - Henry Hazlitt
Anger may not have been derived from the Hindi word 'angaar' meaning Fire...however coincidentally both are equally destructive. - ketan r shah
Some women would not have contracted an STD or STDs had they not been on the pill. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
INCOMPATIBILITY, n. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination. Incompatibility may, however, consist of a meek-eyed matron living just around the corner. It has even been known to wear a moustache. - Ambrose Bierce
I've never been a millionaire but I just know I'd be darling at it. - Dorothy Parker
It was nothing but a hole, a mouth open wide. You could lean over the edge and peer down to see nothing. All I knew about the well was its frightening depth. It was deep beyond measuring, and crammed full of darkness, as if all the world’s darkness had been boiled down to their ultimate density. - Haruki Murakami
When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It’s also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed. - Maya Rodale
PANTALOONS, n. A nether habiliment of the adult civilized male. The garment is tubular and unprovided with hinges at the points of flexion. Supposed to have been invented by a humorist. Called "trousers" by the enlightened and "pants" by the unworthy. - Ambrose Bierce
Your head sits on a neck that turns to let you see where you’ve been. But, your eyes point the same direction as your feet for a reason; keep moving forward. - D. Denise Dianaty
Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child.He needs guidance.If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. - Bette Davis
. . .then his face changed suddenly, as if his skin had been torn downward. Surprise, then shock. His skin gone gray. - Kimberly Cuttler
Past is a picture that has been viewed already, and there's nothing more to learn from it, so we need to stop looking at the same picture again and again and start making a better picture for the future, so that when someday we look back the picture's made by us, instead of regretting we cherish it. - Alamvusha
Alcohol's been keeping depression alive and well for over ten thousand years. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
But then arises the doubt, can the mind of man, which has, as I fully believe been developed from a mind as low as that possessed by the lowest animal, be trusted when it draws such grand conclusions? - Charles Darwin
It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it. - Mark Twain
Education has in America's whole history been the major hope for improving the individual and society.
There has never been a meaningful life built on easy street. - John Paul Warren
Every means hitherto employed with the intention of making mankind moral has been thoroughly immoral. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you could see into a woman’s heart you’d be shocked at the cracks and chasms of self-doubt, fear, and pain it holds. It’s a wreck and yet it manages to love like it’s never been broken. - Toni Sorenson
Good QUOTES have been often used by the bad people better than the others, but to their own best advantage only. - Anuj Somany
Beauty? Let me tell you something - being thought of as 'a beautiful woman' has spared me nothing in life. No heartache, no trouble. Love has been difficult. Beauty is essentially meaningless and it is always transitory. - Halle Berry
The pools had been written onto the fields by the rain. The pools were a magic worked by the rain, just as the tumbling of the black birds against the grey was a spell that the sky was working and the motion of grey-brown grasses was a spell that the wind made. Everything had meaning. - Susanna Clarke
A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came from or what we have been about. - Woodrow Wilson
The body, I had been taught, wants only to live. Suicide, I had understood, is an act not of the body against itself but of the will against the body. Yet here I beheld a body that was going to die rather than change its nature. - J.M. Coetzee
Its not been fallen in love its about realized who you fall in love with and what true love really cost. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. - Bette Davis
Where you are and what you have been through has you perfectly placed to move forward. Stronger, braver, wiser. - Tony Curl
If e-book readers were invented before print books, (petty things such as) the smell of ink would have been some people’s only reason for not abandoning e-books. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long. - Rabindranath Tagore
It's been my Buckingham Palace, my White House, my Taj Mahal, so coming here today as a real member is - well, it's a big deal. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
He's cheap and cheesy, coz he loves you. If you want to know how 'expensive' he has been, just check his inbox, see how may gals he disappointed for you. - K Hari Kumar
Why couldn't my heart have picked him? Life would have been so much easier.""Because hearts are ornery, sneaky little bastards, designed to cause misery. They want what they want, and they don't give a damn about what would make life easier or harder for the heart's owner." Della snapped. - C.C. Hunter
I've always been attracted to stories about rebels - things that are unusual and sometimes dangerous. - Sara Sheridan
Christmas is God deciding to become what He never had been, so that we can become what we never could be. And so, God does the most improbable thing imaginable. He orchestrates His own birth. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it. - Julia Child
That gap between half sleep and half awakening has always been occupied by nostalgia. - Shreya Gupta
You know, when you're young, you have moments of such happiness, you think you're living in someplace magical, like Atlantis must have been. Then we grow up, and our hearts break in two."Ted Brautigan, Hearts in Atlantis - Deyth Banger
If not for her truly sparkling personality, she would have been doomed. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Life has always been about God winning. He will send you a miracle that will take you through the conflict in your life into a better situation that will create the most peace in the world--- if you only believe. - Shannon L. Alder
All attributes of the relative self (prakrut) in the world have arisen due to lack of understanding. All this has arisen due to not understanding the truth. One has been wandering around for countless lives and still one considers oneself so great! - Dada Bhagwan
I'd have been queen of all England, but Massachusetts haunted me and wouldn't let me go. - C.F. Joyce
I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks. - Totie Fields
#3529. That which ought to have been done is to be regarded as done.
Religion is for those who don't want to go to Hell. Spirituality is for those of us who have already been through it. - Anonymous
I have always been a huge admirer of my own work. I'm one of the funniest and most entertaining writers I know. - Mel Brooks
Have you ever wondered why Republicans are so interested in encouraging people to volunteer in their communities? It’s because volunteers work for no pay. Republicans have been trying to get people to work for no pay for a long time. - George Carlin
I can already feel myself falling hard, something I've been known to do. All because she smiled at me. - Jennifer Niven
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen. - Aldous Huxley
Long novels written today are perhaps a contradiction: the dimension of time has been shattered, we cannot love or think except in fragments of time each of which goes off along its own trajectory and immediately disappears. - Italo Calvino
Love is displacement of life and moments. People ask in gaping bewilderment, "am I in love? is this love? Is it real love?" No one has to ask, "Have I been fucked? - Glenn Hefley
CONNOISSEUR, n. A specialist who knows everything about something and nothing about anything else. An old wine-bibber having been smashed in a railway collision, some wine was pouted on his lips to revive him. "Pauillac, 1873," he murmured and died. - Ambrose Bierce
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. - Aesop
You do not lament the loss of hair of one who has been beheaded. - Joseph Stalin
If a single person dies, the revolution has been lost. - Marty Rubin
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. - Kahlil Gibran
If women ruled the world there would be no wars. But, we all would have been aborted. - Christy Leigh Stewart
Many CastlesOn My Travels i have been A guest in Many castles Yet the Monument Which i Find Divine Is the oasis Where the heart And the silence Intertwine.~ - silent lotus
Poor people have been voting for big government liberalism for 50 years... and they are still poor. - Charles Barkley
I’ve been firmly grounded in reality since I was a child, and I’m still waiting for it to impress me. - Jessica Conoley
Let’s be very clear about this, asshole: I’ve been a woman in Arkansas. I know damn well what it means when a man says to me 'Calm down.' Being raped comes next, and that’s a fact I’m never going to forget. - Agnostic Zetetic
It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. - Bertrand Russell
He's always been something like a star to me - Nojiko Hayakawa
And if insight were sufficient, if the inner life were the whole of life, their happiness has been assured. - E.M. Forster
At the end of the day, all I have to cherish are human relationships. Your worldly wealth you can't take away with you, your life has been lived. It is the friends you have made, your family ties, which sustain your spirit with a certain warmth and comfort.-LKY at 80: 80 quotes from a life (2003) - LKY on LIFE
Had I been present at the Creation, I would have given some useful hints for the better ordering of the universe. - Alfonso X of Castile
There is a harmony In autumn, and a lustre in its sky, Which through the summer is not heard or seen, As if it could not be, as if it had not been! - Percy Bysshe Shelley
even in the loneliest momentsi have been therefor myself. - Sanober Khan
My only struggle has been trying to empower people who falsely believe that they are already empowered. - Paul Bamikole
Humans are intelligent and resourceful. If we've been around a million or more years, why are we so disinclined to believe that we could have built cities 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 or even more years ago? - Christina Engela
By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over. - Gore Vidal
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. - Abraham Lincoln
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully. - Abraham Lincoln
Hiring has been a gradual process. We only hire someone when we really need them. It takes a while to get people up to speed. Our rule of thumb is to only hire when absolutely necessary. - Cabel Sasser
The bible and the church have been the greatest stumbling block in the way of women's emancipation. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
But if the ants are not despondent because they have failed to produce a new social invention or convention in 65 million years, why should we be discouraged because some of our institutions and castes have not been able to evolve a new idea in the past fifty centuries? - William Morton Wheeler
I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up. - Shania Twain
The great lie is like a sword that has been thrust into the heart of humankind. - Compton Gage
Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants. - Coco Chanel
You've been criticising yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. - Louise L. Hay
History is made by people. And the majority of people are arseholes. Which is I suppose why the majority of history has been so disastrous. - Ben Elton
? If you are not awed in the presence of a Holy God, then I say you may be like the crowds we have been observing in the Gospel of Mark and think of Jesus as no more than a winning lottery ticket to solve your immediate problems. Once the ticket is cashed, you take the money and go your own way. - Jonah Books.com
A non government sites has been launched by Kumar and I am the founder of the jobinos.in websites. I collect latest various Govt jobs vacancy opening news from Newspaper,Magazines,Govt employment Agency and other third party sources, this would be by online or off line. - Rajeev
When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it. - Anatole France
From childhood's hour I have not beenAs others were; I have not seenAs others saw - Edgar Allan Poe
I wish in the city of your heartyou would let me be the streetwhere you walk when you are mostyourself. I imagine the houses:It has been raining, but the rainis done and the children kept homehave begun opening their doors. - Robley Wilson
No magic Rune is stranger than a Book. All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been: it is lyingas in magic preservation in the pages of Books. They are the chosen possession of men. - Thomas Carlyle
I have always been afraid... Always been pretending to follow you closely, alwyas been pretending to sharpen my teeth, when the truth is, I am ... scared to death just treading on your shadow. - Tite Kubo
Should I ask everyone the question that should not have been asked? Or should I turning up to the sky be answering the question that’s not been asked? - Suman Pokhrel
Nothing is said that has not been said before. - Terence
Slowly, Jimmy held up his outstretched hands. Men had been arguing for two hundred years about this gesture; would every creature, everywhere in the universe, interpret this as "See--no weapons"? But no one could think of anything better. - Arthur C. Clarke
What I've been shown by my Angels confirms that we don't die alone, and are immediately greeted by Angels and Spirits. We are whisked away to Heaven, where eager Departed Loved Ones await to celebrate our arrival. I hope that information will someday lessen your grief after a loss. - Paul Stefaniak
I need just be a bayonet, a bayonet named Diving Punishment. I wish I'd been born a storm. Or a menace. Or a single grenade. No heart, no tears, just as a terrible gale'd have been good. If [by doing this] I become that, then so be it. - Kohta Hirano
There has never been any great person who never met great trials and oppositions but their patience, tenacity, endurance and perseverance saw them to the end as great people - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
No matter how many times you get sunk in life, but there have been always a new hope and opportunity to rise. - Anshul Dubey
I'm not only my spirit buy my body, and who can decide how much I, my individual self, am conditioned by the accident of my body? Would Byron have been Byron but for his club foot, or Dostoyevsky Dostoyevsky without his epilepsy? - W. Somerset Maugham
Some of the worst things in History have been done with someone's good intentions - Taja Zenna
He had a theory that musicians are incredibly complex, and know far less than other artists what they want and what they are; that they puzzle themselves as well as their friends; that their psychology is a modern development, and has not yet been understood. - E.M. Forster
She nailed it to the wall with her well-aimed dart, like a butterfly with no will whose sentence has always been written. - Gabriel García Márquez
...if that energy could have been channelled into anything more than noise, waste and pain it would have lighted up Indochina for a thousand years. - Michael Herr
Well, you only need the light when it's burning low. Only miss the sun when it starts to snow. Only know your lover when you let her go. Only know you've been high when you're feeling low, only hate the road when you're missing home. Only know your lover when you let her go. - Passenger
As a civilian, I know nothing about combat, the Marine Corps experience or modern man's struggle adjusting to peace after war. I only know what's been shared with me; confidences I would never betray, nor use as details in a novel. - Tiffany Madison
That's the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they've been all along. - Madeleine L'Engle
It is never too late to become what we might have been. - George Eliot
Trees were so rare in that country, and they had to make such a hard fight to grow, that we used to feel anxious about them, and visit them as if they were persons. It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious. - Willa Cather
Before the battle begins and the outcome has been decided, let the adversary know that you are a fearless competitor, worthy of a second opinion. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
You can't lead when you have not been loaded with the skills of immagination. - oladosu feyikogbon
Never be afraid to say I love you or else you might cry your self to sleep one night thinking what could have been because I did - Ethan Berger
We can no longer believe that after death, if we have sinned, we shall enter hell. Hell has been acted out here on Earth in the time of Nazi Germany, when even the innocent went in their millions to a hell that beggars the imagination. A profound change in attitude has come about as a result. - Brian W. Aldiss
I’ve been thinking that you, me and Kristy should all have a sleepover or something like that. Wouldn‘t that be so cool! - Carol - Matthew Leeth
You say you've a life, but i see it as movie being directed by someone else, being edited often here and there. life is when you've the remote control of it, and its been controled by the person you love. - Yaqub khan
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. - Evelyn Underhill
Women who have been disappeared by violence are howling. The voices of disappeared women are echoing. I sing with these voices. - Kim Hyesoon
Oh! dear; I was so miserable! I am sure I must have been as white as my gown. - Jane Austen
Though the word ‘I’ signifies ‘Ego’, yet wondering why it has been easier often to relatively believe more a person speaking with many ‘I’ than the people who talk too much with ‘YOU’ in their voice. - Anuj Somany
But it's natural for men to compete against each other. We've been doing it since the cave days. Why else do we have wars? Wars are competition, no matter what the politicians call them. - Iris Johansen
After the last of 16 mounting screws has been removed from an access cover, it will be discovered that the wrong access cover has been removed. - De La Lastra's Law
Always think and always dream. Wonder what’s around the next corner for yourself, and don’t be afraid to go there, but most of all Love. Loving yourself and the people around you is the easiest path through life. It will bring you around that corner, and places you’ve never been. - Ron Baratono
Child, you’ve been trying to drown your sorrows for some time now. And the problem with that plan is, you can’t drown sorrows. They’re good swimmers. They’re gonna float back up to the top and be bobbing right where you left them last night. - Terri Lee
It's not necessary to corrupt people's morals. Their morals have been corrupting them for years. - Marty Rubin
The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Charles Dickens
Forgive me, my sons. I've been defeated by this despicable idiot. This is as far as I go.I leave everything to you.You have my gratitude. Farewell, my sons. - Whitebeard
Tonight I’ve been dealing with a known killer, a male whore, a scam artist and now I’ve graduated to talking to a mayor. Who’s next? The President of the National Association of Rodents? - V. Alexander
Sometimes I create a character from a scrap - a mere mention that has been left behind. - Sara Sheridan
Sister Maria Martinez whom I believe I've mentioned before has been giving me cooking classes. Today I learned how to bake mean banana bread. The secret apparently is half a cup of dark rum. - Adele Griffin
ABOUT: KAHLIL GIBRAN "His power came from some great reservoir of spiritual life else it could not have been so universal and so potent, but the majesty and beauty of the language with which he clothed it were all his own." -- - Claude Bragdon
Music has touched me deeply, sometimes to tears. But at the same time it's been life-affirming, because I've been grateful for the fact that I'm alive and human and capable of being so moved. - Brian Molko
America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. - George W. Bush
If a politician obtained a great wealth after he has been elected, his being an immoral corrupt man is not a possibility but it is a self-evident reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men. - Nikola Tesla
Are you able to proclaim that you have been through some things and you survived it? You are a survivor. And if you are a survivor you are not a victim. You have to change the language that you give to yourself and then you have to change the conversation that you give to others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Bob Dylan's Christianity has been allusive, idiosyncratic, and never the sort to place him on anyone's side in any Kulturkampf. - Christopher Caldwell
My work has been the education I avoided. - William Zinsser
We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic. - Susan Jeffers
Everybody has been young before, but not everybody has been old before. - African Proverb
Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again. - Rosa Parks
Crime writers, I've noticed, can be jumpy. They live in a world where there are murderers on the loose and they haven't been caught yet! - Sara Sheridan
The rich control our politics to a huge extend. In return they get tax cuts and deregulation. It's been and is an amazing ride for the rich. - Jeffrey D. Sachs
In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. - Barack Obama
I’ve been married but I’m not anymore. And I still believe in love. - Nick Saint Clair
When all you know is pain you don’t know that that is not normal. It is not a woman’s lot to suffer, even if we’ve been raised that way."(Address, 2011 Endometriosis Foundation of America Blossom Ball) - Susan Sarandon
There is no value for a knowledge that has not been shared. More you share more it will be and will make impacts over impacts, influence one to another in a positive way. - Baris Gencel
Looking backwardsHas never been my endeavorLost passions… bruised emotionsNever distressed me. - Balroop Singh
There is no new thing under the sun. Is there any thing whereof it may be said, 'See, this is new?' it had been already of old time, which was before us. - Compton Gage
You are on the floor crying,and you have been on the floor crying for days.And that is you being brave.That is you getting through itas best you know how. No one else can decideWhat your tough looks like. - Clementine von Radics
Either I've been missing something or nothing has been going on. - Karen Elizabeth Gordon
Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it. - Homer
No computer has ever been designed that is ever aware of what it's doing; but most of the time, we aren't either. - Marvin Minsky
The day you left, it felt like I lost a diary in which I had been writing for so long. Now all that memories flashes in bits and pieces inside my head always and makes me wish that I could sit back and read it all over again. - Akshay Vasu
I have friends, they love me, the use me, they leave.This has always been a cycle.Until you came and ruined everything. - Anonymous
The Soul has never become impure not even for a second and if it had become impure then no one in this world would have been able to purify it. - Dada Bhagwan
Censorship of anything, at any time, in any place, on whatever pretense, has always been and always will be the last resort of the boob and the bigot. - Eugene O'Neill
Today is your wright-time. Anything worth writing will be, or has been written already. A great story chooses its writer lest no wright should boast. Just write! If you don't, you will come right in contact with your thoughts someplace soon. - Amah Lambert
It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted. - Seneca
Art has never been made while thinking of art. - Niko Stumpo
There are many who are hesitant and say, 'I don't witches and I don't like wizards; I only like the real world.' That's because you haven't been to the fake one yet. - polandbananasBOOKS
Those who are critical of my goals and dreams simply do not understand the higher purpose to which I have been called. - Andy Andrews
Throughout my entire miserable childhood I woke at least once a night weeping from overwhelming delight. I did it hungry, I did it after beatings, I did it after the deaths of loved ones.Now you tell me if I’m crazy or if I’ve always been blessed. - Bob Thurber
A thought can be said in hundred different ways but only one of them will be very effective and popular: The one which has been said in the simplest and clearest way! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The hardest work in the world is that which should have been done yesterday.
It has been my fate, and one's fate one accepts. It's a dreadful thing to have to say, in so wicked a world. - Henry James
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these. - George Washington
Since Genesis 3 we have been addicted to setting our sights on something, someone, smaller than Jesus. - Tullian Tchividjian
The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way. - Henry David Thoreau
When we find that we have been aroused to anger we must call for God's help like the apostles when they were tossed about by the wind and storm on the waters. He will command your passions to cease and there will be a great calm. - Francis de Sales
I would have been glad to agree to let them all proceed henceforth in complete ignorance of psychology, if they would forget my opinion of chocolate sodas or the story of the amusing episode on a Spanish streetcar. - B.F. Skinner
A comedy that has been divide in two can never be Restored - Jun Mochizuki
One discovers that destiny can be diverted, that one does not have to remain in bondage to the first wax imprint made on childhood sensibilities. Once the deforming mirror has been smashed, there is a possibility of wholeness. There is a possibility of joy. - Anaïs Nin
It had never fully occurred to Jean Louise that she was a girl: her life had been one of reckless, pummeling activity; fighting, football, climbing, keeping up with Jem, and besting anyone her own age in any contest requiring physical prowess. - Harper Lee
I don’t need to go to heaven or hell. I have been both places and always wanted more. I will settle for somewhere in between, so eternity never becomes dull and every miracle is something I never take for granted. - Shannon L. Alder
I don't worry about getting old. I'm old already. Only young people worry about getting old. When I was 65 I had cupid's eczema. I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked. - George Burns
For the most part, people strenuously resist any redefinition of morality, because it shakes them to the very core of their being to think that in pursuing virtue they may have been feeding vice, or in fighting vice they may have in fact been fighting virtue. - Stefan Molyneux
So many love affairs doesn't survive, because the couple has been very loving to each other but with the time they stop respecting each other. - Amit Kalantri
Over the last fifteen months we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been to fifty-seven states. I think, one left to go. - Barack Obama
If forgiveness, kindness and humanity could have changed something; today we would have been living a peaceful world. - M.F. Moonzajer
Most great products have been made over the dead bodies of experts. - David Brown
True dexterity is not just in books; It is giving from above, we learn it, it is nurtured, it is applied and it is developed. He who does not know what has been giving to him from above, shall never know how to use what he has been giving effectively and efficiently - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We have an opportunity for everyone in the world to have access to all the world's information. This has never before been possible. Why is ubiquitous information so profound? It's a tremendous equalizer. Information is power. - Eric Schmidt
Even though their marriage had been dead for over two years (her words, not mine), this put her in the role of the innocent. She was now a woman scorned. ~Shattered Reality - Brenda Perlin
Personally, I know nothing about sex, because I have always been married. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
You don’t need to wait for God to show up, in order to be rescued from your bad situation. God has been trying to get your attention for a really long time. - Shannon L. Alder
Maybe you have been looking for peace for no one but yourself. - Building 429
Everything has been created twice once on a mental plain and once on a physical plain. - Bob Proctor
How did sex come to be thought of as dirty in the first place? God must have been a Republican. - Will Durst
It's never too late to be who you might have been. - George Eliot
I have been called the most powerful woman in the world, but I have on occasion lacked even the power of speech, because although we have crossed the threshold into a new century, there are still too many questions for which we have no answers.
Our mind is our soul and we do not have any other soul. The concept of soul has been invented by ourselves to ease our fear of death. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Never in history has violence been initiated by the oppressed. How could they be the initiators, if they themselves are the result of violence? - Paolo Freire
If you take any activity, any art, any discipline, any skill, take it andpush it as far as it will go, push it beyond where it has ever been before,push it to the wildest edge of edges, then you force it into the realm ofmagic. - Tom Robbins
I might have been afraid that if I really loved someone and needed her, one day she might suddenly disappear without a word, and I'd be left all alone. - Haruki Murakami
The church has never been asked to explain anything, our speciality, along with ballistics, has always been the neutralisation of the overly curious mind through faith. - José Saramago
If love wants you; if you've been melted down to stars, you will love with lungs and gills; with feathers and scales; with warm blood and cold. - Anne Michaels
All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind. - Adam Smith
He sniffed until the long hairs of his mustache had been sucked up into his nose and out of his leafy ears." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
When our thoughts, at times, wander into darkness... remember we are human and have been imbued with free will to choose the light. - Christopher Earle
Oh, miss Haversham said I,there have been sore mistakes and my life has been a blind and thankless one, and I want forgiveness and direction far too much to be bitter with you. - Charles Dickens
The places and people in the following stories have been represented accurately to the best of my ability; yet my writing is supposed to be a tale, and as in any historical novel, my own imagination has blended with fact to create poetical reality. - Eric Sloane
Recently, my personal advisors have beeen telling me to go to America. Actually, people have been walking up to me in the street and telling me to sod off, but that's the same thing, isn't it?
In the absence of sleep, my restless nights have been fueled by my overactive imagination, weaving waking dreams onto the canvas of conception. Filling my head with lots of ideas waiting to be born into reality. I am eager to return to my beautiful mistress, Creation! - Jaeda DeWalt
The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars. - Bertolt Brecht
My life has been long, and believing that life loves the liver of it, I have dared to try many things, sometimes trembling, but daring, still. - Maya Angelou
BLACKGUARD, n. A man whose qualities, prepared for display like a box of berries in a market -- the fine ones on top -- have been opened on the wrong side. An inverted gentleman. - Ambrose Bierce
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
In a time when nothing is more certain than change, the commitment of two people to one another has become difficult and rare. Yet, by its scarcity, the beauty and value of this exchange have only been enhanced. - Robert Sexton
All that you have been is but a small part, a very mere bit of the potential of your life. - Jennifer DeLucy
To the world, most people are not remembered for being great parents. To the child, without parents, nothing great would have been put into the world. - J.R. Rim
And I think more of a concern has been not within the campaign, the mistakes that were made, not being able to react to the circumstances that those mistakes created in a real positive and professional and helpful way for John McCain. - Sarah Palin
He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
Am learning every day that there are more threads to me That I have been rising and changing, rediscovering who I ambecoming who I want to be putting the broken pieces back together and becoming an arrowcontinuing to rise into the light. - Author Honey Badger
Memories have big value,... look back look what you have lost (For a moment)..., look what you have been making with this something or somebody... (For a moment) and look now without it... That's value, this is what robots don't have but humanity have! - Deyth Banger
Religion is for people who're afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who've already been there. - Vine Deloria Jr.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
All of my chupacabra books are like novelizations of movies that haven’t been made yet. - Raegan Butcher
My spirit has been around far longer than my soul--I've lived several lifetimes already. And one this novel has been written, I will have lived several more. - Terry A. O'Neal
Be what you would seem to be -- or, if you'd like it put more simply -- Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
Argue not concerning God,…re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul… - Walt Whitman
I thought of my mother (...). Freud wrote that no man is secure in the love of his mother can ever be a failure. Well, I had been busy proving that theory wrong. - Scott Spencer
Anticipating God's blessings is a great way to begin a new week! When we look for the things that could go wrong, we just may find what we had been looking for. - Diane K. Chamberlain
....I wondered if there had been a more corroding and devastating attack upon the personalities of men than the idea of racial discrimination. - Richard Wright
Envy, as distasteful as it is, has seeped into my mind on rare occasions, and those I've envied, although few in number, have only been those that live a life of leisure with peace of mind and time to do such wonderful things as read. - Donna Lynn Hope
That’s been one of my mantras focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. [BusinessWeek, May 25 1998] - Steve Jobs
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' - Isaac Asimov
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion. - Edgar Allan Poe
Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten. - B.F. Skinner
Human happiness is defined by the hardships and conflicts you have been through. The greater they are, the greater is your happiness. - Petar Dunov
If there is progress anywhere it is because there has been people who worked for it not just prayed for it. - Sunday Adelaja
Its been enough enjoying now, let's begin achieving. - Amit Kalantri
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. - Alexander Pope
D'you call life a bad job? Never! We've had our ups and downs, we've had our struggles, we've always been poor, but it's been worth it, ay, worth it a hundred times I say when I look round at my children. - W. Somerset Maugham
There was never anything by the wit of man so well devised, or so sure established, which in continuance of time hath not been corrupted. - Book of Common Prayer
Every skill and every inquiry, and similarly every action and rational choice, is thought to aim at some good; and so the good had been aptly described as that at which everything aims. - Aristotle
We’ve been put into war, between body and soul. 28.06.11 - VicDo
I prepared excitedly for my departure, as if this journey had a mysterious significance. I had decided to change my mode of life. "'til now," I told myself, "you have only seen the shadow and been well content with it; now, I am going to lead you into the substance."
You couldn't be that good and not know it, somewhere in your secret heart, however much you'd been abused into affecting public humility. - Lois McMaster Bujold
I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Isaac Newton
Oh, yes. I'm terribly smart. Wouldn't it have been nice... to be intelligent? - William Inge
Mayhap it was not wise to question God's plans; mayhap he had been meant to live, to seek this justice, to serve some purpose. The past was the past. And the future... - Shelly Thacker
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life—and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. - Georgia O'Keeffe
Every great scientific truth goes through three stages. First, people say it conflicts with the Bible. Next they say it has been discovered before. Lastly they say they always believed it. - Louis Agassiz
Education is the freedom of wisdom , knowledge and understanding. But been educated does not guarantee success in life, but it's the key to everlasting life. - Bada Aderibigbe rasak
Religion is for those who are scared of hell, and spirituality is for those who have been there. - Bonnie Raitt
I've been living in the shadow of empty people for far too long. Now I need to find chests full of wild lilies, minds full of wonder, hearts full of light. - Anita Krizzan
Politics has never been for the thin-skinned or the faint of heart, and if you enter the arena , you should expect to get roughed up. Moreover, Democracy in a nation of more than 300 million people is inherently difficult. - Barack Obama
Each of us has a finite reservoir of energy in any given day. Whatever amount of energy we spend obsessing about missteps we have made, decisions that do not go our way or the belief we have been treated unfairly is energy no longer available to add value in the world. - Tony Schwartz
Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better. - Carl Jung
First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love. - Maya Angelou
I've been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I'm moving on - Rascal Flatts
Never tell an unnecessary lie; the truth has great authority. The cleverest murders have been caught, not because they told the one essential lie, but because they continued to lie about unimportant detail when the truth could have done them no harm. - P.D. James
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. - Sir Winston Churchill
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
A marriage is meant to be a blessing on the world, because it is a context in which two people might become more than what they would have been alone. The entire world is healed by the presence of healed people. - Marianne Williamson
If I have succeeded better than many who surround me, it has been chiefly - may I say almost solely - from universal assiduity. - John Dalton
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor. - Neil Gaiman
People who aren’t in that space will be like ‘So how was your trip?’ and you don’t even go into it. ‘I guess it was pretty good.’ And then you talk to other people who have been there and they know exactly why your eyes are glazed over. - Jimmy Chin
At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since. - Salvador Dalí
Modern invention has been a great leveler. A machine may operate far more quickly than a political or economic measure to abolish privilege and wipe out the distinctions of class or finance. - Ivor Brown
A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded. - Daniel Handler
Amusement has always been the great moving force behind culture. - Italo Calvino
When a man attempts to build something in the physical realm that has not been built in the spiritual one, he will most certainly fail. - Sunday Adelaja
Ever Since I Can Remember, I Have Always Been a Huge Advocate for Women and Children. - Chris Mentillo
I believe luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been lucky. - Oprah Winfrey
Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Clarice Lispector
People not cry 'coztheir weak,It Beacaus They've been srong...GFor too long !! - Reynilyn
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by. - James M. Barrie
I've been as bad an influence on American literature as anyone I can think of. - Dashiell Hammett
Freedom begins the moment you realize someone else has been writing your story and it's time you took the pen from his hand and started writing it yourself. - Bill Moyers
I'm a man. Men cook outside. That outdoor grilling is a manly pursuit has long been beyond question. If this wasn't understood, you'd never get grown men to put on those aprons with pictures of dancing weenies on the front, and messages like 'Come 'n' Get It! - William Geist
He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice. - Albert Einstein
Like those in the valley behind us, most people stand in sight of the spiritual mountains all their lives and never enter them, being content to listen to others who have been there and thus avoid the hardships. - Robert M. Pirsig
The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, that my friends, that is true perversion! - Harvey Milk
I'm a romantic and I kinda believed in this fairy tale. And in some ways I think that's always been to my advantage, because like if you can believe in something great, I feel like you can achieve something great. - Katy Perry
There’s that fallen heart feeling that you rushed right through the moments where you should’ve been paying attention. Well, get used to that feeling. That’s how your whole life will feel some day. This is all practice. None of this matters. We’re just warming up. - Chuck Palahniuk
We have been to the moon, we have charted the depths of the ocean and the heart of the atom, but we have a fear of looking inward to ourselves because we sense that is where all the contradictions flow together. - Terence McKenna
Dare not to criticise self, lift yourself up and set the boundaries for your worth. Speak kindly to self and hand your worries over to the wind,if you are here; you are successful already, start believing in your story, the destination will be meaningless if the journeys never been truly lived - Nikki Rowe
Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists. - Thomas L. Friedman
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering. - Jane Austen
What if everything you have been taught is all a lie and everything you feel is all a truth? - Nikki Rowe
This world has been connected. Tied to the darkness... soon to be completely eclipsed. There is so very much to learn. You understand so little. - Ansem
Life has always been a series of the same choices: enslavement, apathy or freedom. - Shannon L. Alder
In the end, what will you fight for-- what got there first, what got there last or what has been there all along? - Shannon L. Alder
The something which had been a future was now a present and would become a past. - Betty Smith
There is so much power in not been easily fazed and having the will to go on no matter what. I pray for "bottomless tenacity". - Bashiru Ismail
Where you have been isn't half as important as where you are headed. Keep your sights and focus on the future. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
I have never been convinced there's anything inherently wrong in having fun. - George Plimpton
Hell means torture; torture means badness. Goodness cannot create or produce badness. Hell does not belong to God; it has been invented by the horrific and sick minded people. - Mehmet Murat ildan
For centuries we have been ripped apart by the hands of others as well as ourselves. Our personalities have been conditioned to become disconnected from our most Earthly ancestral knowledge. The days of disconnectedness are over. We must begin anew. - Dacha Avelin
She had been trying hourly to ensure that this new friendship remained such, to be certain that it would not slip out of the careful grasp of her fingers and into the darker champers of her heart. - Shamim Sarif
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid. - Jonathan Swift
I've always been crazy, but it's kept me from going insane.
I can safely say, that the happiest part of my life has been spent on board a ship. - Jane Austen
Someone once asked me how I hold my head up so high after all I have been through. I said it's because no matter what, I am a survivor NOT a victim. - Patricia Buckley
There is much more joy in being a survivor than been a quitter. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
I want you to smile. I want you to truly smile today.Realize that right now you are where you need to be. And, there is no need to rush. You are on-time, you always have been and you will always be. Please keep smiling. - Ana Ortega
I've been working on my craft for a long time. People never want to let go of the whole 'Glitter,'... I'm like, 'It's eight years later, people. Let's move on. - Mariah Carey
My Dad has been a feminist, way before I learnt how to spell the word. - Shahla Khan
When in prayer, there is no need to implore, beg or repeat. You have been heard, and your wishes will be granted perfectly at the right time. Relax, be patient and do not fret. - Pooja Ruprell
Some days I like to wander to old and warn our places, forests ripped apart by man and streams that carry stagnant water where it use to flow. There is a sense of clarity in these places, a reflection of who I am or atleast who I have been. Broken, yet still incredibly beautiful. - Nikki Rowe
The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence. - Joan Baez
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared. - Napoleon Bonaparte
The most extensive computation known has been conducted over the last billion years on a planet-wide scale: it is the evolution of life. The power of this computation is illustrated by the complexity and beauty of its crowning achievement, the human brain.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of gratitude, now that would’ve worked. They would have been readily led to contentment, which would’ve then better lead them on to happiness. - Geoffrey Wood
Two times twice now, I have been called arrogant, by the decadent.I'd rather be overly self confident, rather than overly self indulgent. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
i am eithera stormor a drought.in-betweenshave neverbeen my thing. - Sanober Khan
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Chuck Klosterman
But secretly I knew I had been transformed, moved by the revelation that human beings create art, that to be an artist was to see what others could not. - Patti Smith
What makes men of genius, or rather, what they make, is not new ideas, it is that idea - possessing them - that what has been said has still not been said enough. - Eugene Delacroix
I feel like I've been ironing all day in high heels and no brassiere. ~Tizzy Donovan, Laid Out and Candle Lit - Ann Everett
It is not money that is been jeopardized on daily basis, it is actually 86,400 seconds of your life. You are given that amount of life every day in time not in money. - Sunday Adelaja
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike. - Alexander Hamilton
Lies have always been easier to invent than reality. - Marty Rubin
It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there, because it’s not sadness. I know sadness. Sadness is to cry and to feel. But it’s that cold absence of feeling— that really hollowed-out feeling. - J.K. Rowling
Seems like everything lead up to this dayand it's just like every day that's ever been.Sun goin' up and then the sunit goin' down. - Jerry Garcia
In my experience, nothing worthwhile has ever really been all that easy. But it certainly has been worthwhile regardless how difficult it seemed. - Robert Fanney
Since childhood I’d been suspected of imagination - Steve Aylett
When you have swam in the seaa lake will no longer do;everyone else has been a pondbut the ocean was always you. - -Tyler Knott Gregson-
Greed has always been humanity's downfall - Rizalito Garcia
One look around us ought to show that all our arbitrary measures and bounds have been clamped on us by mankind.
Just because I have rice on my clothes doesn't mean I've been to a wedding. A chinese man threw up on me. - Phyllis Diller
The recipe for great art has always been misery and a good bowel movement. - Don Roff
Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student. - George Iles
I do not believe in God, because I believe in man. Whatever his mistakes, man has for thousands of years been working to undo the botched job your god has made. - Emma Goldman
There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land - Harriet Martineau
I alternate between feeling sympathetic toward humanity and being a misanthrope. When I'm sympathetic, it usually means I haven't been around people in awhile. - John Raptor
You know, Becky, you haven't been the same since that crowbar fell on your head. - Becky Lewellen Povich
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit. - Ansel Adams
All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff. - Frank Zappa
Darkness had been essentially banished from the Earth. It had become a choice. - Anne Rice
When a man is loved by a strong, confident woman he too is stronger and more confident. Once he has been touched by the tenderness of a strong, confident woman he too can touch with tenderness. That kind of love is contagious. - Toni Sorenson
There are cameras nowadays that have been developed to tell the difference between a squirrel and a bomb. - George W. Bush
We are all sinners who have been saved by Grace. We have not been saved from sinning, but we have been redeemed despite it".~ [2012] - R. Alan Woods
I wish there could have been an invention that bottled up a memory, like perfume, and it never faded, never got stale. Then whenever I wanted to, I could uncork that bottle and live the memory all over again.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. - Martin Luther
Friends are hard to find. In a lifetime you only get a few. And when you find them, you always know them by sight and heart alone, you always grow a little bit taller in your soul, and you know you have been blessed just to know them. - Ashley Rice
Look in Kego’s defense he was only Nine and a half when he took command of the ship and she had been put way off course by her captain and you lot would all be dead if it wasn’t for him.Jenny Smith In The Navigator by - Steve Merrick
When you see a person who has been given more than you in money and beauty, then look to those who have been given less. - Anonymous
From the age of six, I have known that I was sexy. And let me tell you it has been hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it. - Bette Davis
Choices can help create the human desire for their future. But there are some, who's fate has already been decided. - Michelle Goncalves
You are on your own now , you have always been & you shall forever be . - Omneya Yasser
You don’t have to remind a flower when its time to bloom is near; it has been preparing for it all of its life. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Her hair was dyed, and her bloom was fading, and she must have been crowding forty, but she seemed to be one of those women who cling to the manners and graces of a pretty child of eight. - John Cheever
What is beautiful?Everything that has been loved by someone,That is beautiful. - Newpostcard
Every word that i utter had already been said in the spirit realm. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Why had it been left for a stranger to reveal him to himself? - Oscar Wilde
Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up. - Oscar Wilde
Words like IDIOT & MAD are forever sacrosanct as history shows that they have always been used against sages & saints by stupids and sycophants in this satanic & selfish world. - Anuj Somany
I wish I had been born a storm. No heart, no tears, just a terrible gale'd been good. - Kohta Hirano
Progress might have been all right once but it has gone on too long. - Ogden Nash
Being an actor is easy, just picture someone in a room and you outside waiting for your cue to go in. Elliot Gould's been trying that for forty years. - George Burns
All will be redeemed in God's fullness of time, all, not just the small portion of the population who have been given the grace to know and accept Christ. All the strayed and stolen sheep. All the little lost ones. - Madeleine L'Engle
Every penny that has always been earned with integrity by a person to lead life with a real simplicity has only perhaps helped to serve Almighty & protect and preserve humanity in the society. - Testy McTesterson
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. - Oscar Wilde
I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say. - Calvin Coolidge
You've been told that you're broken, that you're damaged goods and should be labeled victims. I don't buy it. The truth, instead, is that you are the only folks with the skills, determination, and values to ensure American dominance in this chaotic world. - James Mattis
...have always been known for their storytelling. It appears to be the supreme expression of their spirit. Perhaps they know that, without a story, there could be no nation, no culture, no civilization, no life. - I. Murphy Lewis
Relax your fears, let your ambition take the wheel for a while; it'll take you somewhere exciting that you've never been. - Noel DeJesus
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance - Bruce Barton
Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection. Yet they were accomplished, somehow, all the same. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Nobody wants to fall into a safety net, because it means the structure in which they've been living is in a state of collapse and they have no choice but to tumble downwards. However, it beats the alternative. - Lemony Snicket
This generation - it's almost a religious thing now. The millennium, the end days, no need to be responsible anymore to the future. A burden has been lifted from them. The Baby Jesus is managing the portfolio of earthly affairs, and nobody begrudges Him the carried interest... - Thomas Pynchon
More often than not, a statist's argument against Anarchism boils down to an unwillingness to take control and responsibility for their own lives, actions, and communities. The sad truth is that the human animal has been domesticated to the point where it actually fears Liberty. - Dane Whalen
In this way the world market is, with regard to its immanent dynamic, 'a space in which everyone has once been a productive labourer, and in which labour has everywhere begun to price itself out of the system'. - Slavoj Žižek
If I Am murdered en route it will have been well worth while! - Dervla Murphy
People cry not because they are week but beacause they have been strong for too long - Jonny Depp
I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out. - Katherine Dunn
I don't entirely approve of some of the things I have done, or am, or have been. But I'm me. God knows, I'm me. - Elizabeth Taylor
We had parties that Nero would have been ashamed to attend
The task of the artist at any time is uncompromisingly simple to discover what has not yet been done, and to do it. - Craig Raine
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done. - Louis D. Brandeis
Don't make use of another's mouth unless it has been lent to you. - Belgian Proverb
It's never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot
Having been here before and lost, to be here and win, I've got to tell you, winning is really a lot better than losing. Really a lot better. - Kate Winslet
To hold the same views at forty as we did at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a prophet, but as an unteachable brat, well birched and none the wiser. - Robert Louis Stevenson
This transformationbegins in the spinningof the soul,hanged upside down,massively re-arranged,motion light.By inch the radicaltakes place the old is decomposed, the gruesome has been destroyed melting into something beautiful.What has seemed to harm youbrought you to life.- CHANGE, A Poem - Tara Estacaan
Girls fell all over him. Guys bought him beers.... "Women eager to say they've been Zaned. You know there're T-shirts that say I've been ZANED. - Robin Bielman
I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullshit. - Mel Brooks
Would the fish have ever been caught if it had kept it’s mouth shut? - Ashwin Sanghi
Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all. - Isaac Asimov
I've always been led to believe that the ultimate goal for an author is the movie deal. Now I understand that the movie deal is merely a MEANS TO A MUCH HIGHER END: NAIL POLISH. - Kristin Cashore
Forgiveness is the way we return what has been taken from us and restore the love and kindness and trust that has been lost. With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness. Forgiveness is nothing less than how we bring peace to ourselves and our world. - Desmond Tutu
I would like to have been born a man, so I could leave too. - Isabel Allende
Anarchists have a 'bad name' in the media, not because they can point to one indiscriminate massacre by anarchists--there have been none--but because the one thing holders of power fear is that they personally should be held responsible for their own actions - Stuart Christie
my unexpected trip to the light may have been cancelled, but here I was, still paying the cost of the return ticket - Teri Garey
If it's any consolation, Princess, I think he's a supercilious, salacious sap.""You've been reading the dictionary!""My only hope of comprehending your conversation, my petite sesquipedalian. - Lynn Gardener
The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
Bringing light of our personal and social consciousness to dark corridors of human pain that have long been neglected and suppress. - William Keepin
Nothing's so apt to undermine your confidence in a product as knowing that the commercial selling it has been approved by the company that make it. - Franklin P. Jones
Early in my career...I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility... I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I've never been sorry. - Frank Lloyd Wright
I HAVE been around at a time when important things needed to be done - Paul H. Nitze
The text-book is rare that stimulates its reader to ask, Why is this so? Or, How does this connect with what has been read elsewhere? - J. Norman Collie
life is not about how fast you start,but how the end is going to be ,so don't worry when others are ahead of you.just keep on doing what you have been doing. - lexis smigz
If everyone would've been childlike, not childish, the world would've be a better place. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Power does not corrupt; it merely elevates the degree in which something is done that has already been pursued. - Felix O. Hartmann
The trees at Cloudwalk have been my friends for forty years. I'm sure if I were sawed in half, our rings would match. - Diane Von Furstenberg
Cooking is great, but the meal that has been prepared for you with love is the best. - Stephen Richards
If you truly feel that self esteem and motivation have to happen first before you can make changes in your life, then we’ll probably be sharing walkers at a retirement home as we talk over what might have been. - Shannon L. Alder
Grief is like a journey one must take on a winding mountainside, often seeing the same scenery many times, a road which eventually leads to somewhere we've never been before. - Gladys M. Hunt
... I hadn't been paying attention to things like the sunrise, but that old sun had been coming up anyway. It didn't really care how I felt, it was going to rise and set regardless of whether I noticed it, and if I was going to enjoy it, that was up to me. - Jeanette Walls
The majority of everything has always been judged and manipulated by and on a minority's deeds - Deon Potgieter
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
Ceasing to believe caused a permanent scar in the place where one's faith had been, making it impossible to forget. - Gabriel García Márquez
Preservation of the past has been one of humankind’s chief preoccupations for centuries, although I am not convinced much of it is worth preserving. - Chris Flynn
My life is music, and in some vague, mysterious and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often - in fact, mostly - at the expense of everything else in my life. - Stan Getz
If there had once been a chance and there had once been love, then it will still be there in spite of time and obstacles. If you can get past that, you can get past a lot. - Donna Lynn Hope
When a person realizes he has been deeply heard, his eyes moisten. I think in some real sense he is weeping for joy. It is as though he were saying, "Thank God, somebody heard me. Someone knows what it's like to be me - Carl R. Rogers
People haven't always been there for me but music always has. - Taylor Swift
Democracy: stored up in heaven; but unhappily has not yet been communicated to us. - Bernard Crick
If a child hasn't been given spiritual values within the family setting, they have no familiarity with the values that are necessary for the just and peaceful functioning in society. - Eunice Baumann-Nelson Ph.D PENOBSCOT
After what she's been through, there really should be crime scene tape around her heart. - John Mark Green
There were two choices in life. Survive or succumb. And most people weren’t even conscious of the path they chose. Because they chose for all the wrong reasons. Love, principles, dreams, desire. The world hadn’t changed. It had always been survival of the fittest. - Claire Merle
It’s been raining outside and I feel like a sad poet, hating my imagination pissing on the roof. - Munia Khan
Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit. - Guy Debord
How like God's love yours has been to me- so wise, so generous, and so unsparing!" exclaimed Pancratius. "Promise me one thing more- that is, that you will stay near to me to the end, and carry my last legacy to my mother. - Cardinal Wiseman
Once you have flown, your eyes will ever gaze skyward. For once you have been there ... There you will go again! - Leonardo Da Vinci
I am not manic-just happy. It has been such a long time since I was happy. Please join me on my magic carpet for now. - Barbara Field Benziger
It’s never been easier for audiences to skip, filter, or avoid advertising, so the best ideas are the ones that respect that the audience needs to get something out of the work; it should inspire, satisfy, or motivate them. You can’t just bombard people with messages anymore. - Ajaz Ahmed
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. - Eudora Welty
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down. I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught. - Georgia O'Keeffe
No one can believe how powerful prayer is and what it can effect, except those who have learned it by experience. Whenever I have prayed earnestly, I have been heard and have obtained more than I prayed for. God sometimes delays, but He always comes. - Martin Luther
Men would have been badly in trouble if their hands didn’t fit their dick. - M.F. Moonzajer
To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind. - Seneca
I became a firefighter because I wanted to save people. But I should have been more specific. I should have named names. - Jodi Picoult
From childhood's hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone. - Edgar Allan Poe
People in science fiction flicks always seemed to know useful things about the places time travel took them. But what if the time traveler had been only an average history student? What then? - Tad Williams
What's up?" [asked Ford.]"I don't know," said Marvin, "I've never been there. - Douglas Adams
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread. - Bible
Growth happens slowly, slow down today enjoy life without been in hurry - Martin Suarez
One Bagatelle, and I’ll raise you a novel, Megan had tweeted back.Writing for tea? Now that would have been a solution for the British empire, Laura returned.Writing for me, Megan had typed.I’ll write you a tea fortune.No deal. I want a novel. September sounds good. - L.L. Barkat
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard
Not everyone is capable of sacrificing his own life. So it is, always has been and always will be. - Tadeusz Pankiewicz
Man is the master of Woman" - this statement may have been a glorious fact of primitive life in the wild, but it is nothing but an obnoxious stain on psyche of the thinking humanity. - Abhijit Naskar
How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day. - Anne Frank
Don't live your life like a movie. Always thinkin you could've been something. Don't live your life for me or for anyone. You live your life as if you're one. - Tegan Quin
You were sent to unite peopleYou were not been sent to divide people. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Los Angeles, it should be understood, is not a mere city. On the contrary, it is, and has been since 1888, a commodity; something to be advertised and sold to the people of the United States like automobiles, cigarettes and mouth wash.
I've been traveling so much, I haven't had time to grow it.
I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves. - Bruce Grocott
Lately the muse has been treating me like Ike treated Tina. - Quentin R. Bufogle
The mouse that fears the trap has already been trapped. - Marty Rubin
A thousand times I was ready to regret and take back my rash statement - yet it had been the truth. - Hermann Hesse
Everywhere my feet have touched on this planet has been magic, why cant others see it this way? - Mary-Ellen Peters
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
Unique among the nations, America recognized the source of our character as being godly and eternal, not being civic and temporal. And because we have understood that our source is eternal, America has been different. We have no king but Jesus. - John Ashcroft
I don't believe any real artists have ever been non-political. They may have been insensitive to this particular plight or insensitive to that, but they were political, because that's what an artist is―a politician. - Toni Morrison
[These]were the legitimate acts of self-defense which had been forced upon the Irish people by English aggression... We did not initiate the war, nor were we allowed to choose the battleground. - Michael Collins
Humanity does not pass through phases as a train passes through stations: being alive, it has the privilege of always moving yet never leaving anything behind. Whatever we have been, in some sort we are still. - C.S. Lewis
Hatred seems to work on the same glands as love: it even produces the same actions. If we had not been taught how to interpret the story of the Passion, would we have been able to say from their actions alone whether it was the jealous Judas or the cowardly Peter who loved Christ? - Graham Greene
True development only comes when the principles of truth and honesty have been successfully transmitted into the daily and everyday lifestyle of the people. - Sunday Adelaja
I remember that I did feel, starting my mini-tour, the resident anxiety you develop when you know you've been too lucky; at any moment, maybe next Tuesday afternoon, I would be stricken with something unbearable. - Carol Shields
There has never been a more urgent time than now for you to seek to maximize your potential for achieving greater balance in your life. - Germany Kent
Many pastors have been reduced to secular "mentors" and "coaches" in exchange for authentic disciplers of men. - John Paul Warren
I’ve been accused of being cold, snobbish, distant. Those who know me well know that I’m nothing of the sort. If anything, the opposite is true. But is it too much to ask to want to protect your private life, your inner feelings? - Grace Kelly
Books are not distractions. Rather, they are, and have been, the most profound and accurate mirrors man has ever crafted. - RJ Arkhipov
He looks as though he's been weaned on a pickle. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin. - Heinrich Heine
grows like a seed in the dark out of the leaf-mould of the mind: out of all that has been seen or thought or read, that has long ago been forgotten, descending into the deeps. - J.R.R. Tolkien
I wash off the night in the water, my scrapes and aches numbed by the sea. My bones have become boughs, all scarred knees and gnarled kuckles. None of us are the same person we once were, since the human body replaces itself every seven years; there have been at least six different mes. - Philip Hoare
Its hardness and solidity had been an odd kind of comfort. Do not wish for anything. Be and endure. The Old African had learned that enduring was power too, and just as he had been drawn to the boulder, so the slaves, after a while, were drawn to him. - Julius Lester
Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied. - Otto von Bismarck
Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive. - Charlotte Brontë
This seems to have been St. Augustine's very notion of "memory," not just nostalgia for some past moment, but connecting past, present, and future in one complete contemplative knowing. - Richard Rohr
A life which has never been laid open in penitence and faith before God has little permanence in eternity. - R.K. Harrison
world is not destroying because the standard of living has been deteriorated, it is destroying because the standard of faith is deteriorated. - S.M.
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt, or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us - Orison Swett Marden
And so Discovery drove on toward Saturn, as often as not pulsating with the cool music of the harpsichord, the frozen thoughts of a brain that had been dust for twice a hundred years. - Arthur C. Clarke
Cottage cheese, broken down into its simplest form, is milk that has been curdled to mimic the cellulite its consumption is meant to banish. - Elsie Love
for that men have been good does not suffice for them to continue being good, unless one cares about it to the end. - Xenphon Ephesius
The world has been printing books for 450 years, and yet gunpowder still has a wider circulation. Never mind! Printer's ink is the greater explosive: it will win. - Christopher Morley
The thing that breaks the heart of God and makes him to cry out of frustration for his men and their whereabouts is when equity has been squeezed out of the public square - Sunday Adelaja
Proving the obvious has never been easy. - Marty Rubin
What profits a man if he keeps his eternal soul when he could have lived life to the full and been forgiven at the end of it all anyway?
Homesickness is. . . absolutely nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. . . You don't really long for another country. You long for something in yourself that you don't have, or haven't been able to find.
No man can ever be secure until he has been forsaken by Fortune. - Boethius, 522
If you have been touched by the success fairy, people think you know why. People think success breeds enlightenment and you are duty-bound to spread around like manure. Fertilize those young minds! - Meryl Streep
I have only been a ‘Poor Me’ once or twice in my life…. And that was my own fault. - Gary Hopkins
In 1980 candidate Reagan asked whether we were better off than we had been 4 years earlier. In 1992 we will be asked whether we expect our children to live better than we do. - Frank Levy
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief. - Michael Crichton
Have been most timid of cowards from day of birth," replied Li Han, without shame, "and this is an inauspicious day."- "No it ain't," said Olaf, "it ban Thursday. - The Road to Samarcand
Woman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
It's OK to glance in the rear-view to see where you've been, but stay focused on where you are going! - Mark Hewer
No writer in our time has been more isolated than Kafka, and yet few have achieved communication as well as he did. - Eugenio Montale
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. - Helen Keller
My goal has been willing to kiss my feet. - Tanmaya Guru
If you cannot see where you are going, ask someone who has been there before. - J. Loren Norris
It does. This is how it should have been anyway.' I caught my breath as he kissed my neck, teeth grating my skin. 'And I'll take back what's mine. - Richelle Mead
There have been two great narcotics in European civilisation: Christianity and alcohol. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint. - Alexander Hamilton
I always believed that If I’m not carrying at least a slight poetically painful crack in my heart I’ve been cheated by nature. - Annie Ali
To feed your Muse, then, you should always have been hungry about life since you were a child. If not, it is a little late to start. - Ray Bradbury
She had been nothing but a beloved bauble passed from a mother to a son, a decoration of vanity, devoid of identity. - D. Morgenstern
Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher. - Flannery O'Connor
I have been waiting for many lifetimes to recognize that I am worthy and in one brief conversation I learned that I am simply because I was born. Worthiness is not earned, it is given as a result of birth. - Monika Zands
No one knows what you have been through or what your pretty little eyes have seen, but I can reassure you ~ whatever you have conquered, it shines through your mind. - Nikki Rowe
My two most unproductive days of the week have always been yesterday and tomorrow. Keeping that in mind, I try to focus majority of my attention on today. - Mark W. Boyer
The goals directs you in a place that you never been before, Create one. - Dariush Youkhaneh
We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves. - Arnold Toynbee
If he came back in and ventured just a step too close to me, I would do it. I had been tempered in a furnace of Stickings’ making, and I had come out stronger. - Rosie Pugh
One hasn't become a writer until one has distilled writing intoa habit, and that habit has been forced into an obsession.Writing has to be an obsession. It has to be something as organic,physiological and psychological as speaking or sleeping or eating. - Niyi Osundare
And life is what we make it.Always has been, always will be. - Grandma Moses
When I draw something, I try to build some kind of history into it. Drawing an object that has a certain amount of wear and tear or rust; or a tree that is damaged. I love trying to render not just the object, but what it has been through. - Alan Lee
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
There may be a day when you find yourself standing at the precipice, looking down into the abyss of hopelessness and waiting, pleading, begging for someone who has been in this place before to come alongside you and show you the way back to hope. - J. Loren Norris
The ideal of a well-stocked mind aiming at excellence in all walks of life has been replaced by the dream of a well-stocked wine cellar, the cellar now being a specially made wine cooler strategically placed in one’s house, to be viewed by even the most unobservant visitor. - Dimitris Mita
Be yourself, it doesn‘t matter who is looking,Fall in love like you’ve never been hurt,Sing like you are alone even when you are not,And be free like it's paradise on earth. - Ane Krstevska
Many a promising career has been wrecked by marrying the wrong sort of woman. The right sort of woman can distinguish between Creative Lassitude and plain shiftlessness. - Robertson Davies
Life could have been way easier if we can just use "Please, do not disturb" sign in our social lives! - Mohsen Sheha
If I have not been both soothed by love and on the opposite extreme left devastated by it, I will never understand its power nor respect its majesty. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. - Napoleon Hill
Those who have chosen to provide for the health and well being of others. Call them homoeopaths, allopaths and whatever one may, they must remember, they have been called and have chosen to serve. - 1965 - Dr. Ron Harris
With me poetry has been not a purpose, but a passion; and the passions should be held in reverence: they must not they cannot at will be excited, with an eye to the paltry compensations, or the more paltry commendations, of mankind. - Edgar Allan Poe
Never believe anything until it has been officially denied. - Claud Cockburn
And once he had seen this, he could never again see it otherwise, just as we cannot reconstruct an illusion once it has been explained. - Leo Tolstoy
If you are HUMAN, then the limit of what you can do, what you learn, what you can experience HAS NOT YET BEEN REACHED. - Silvia Hartmann
In a story, you must always listen for the voice you cannot hear, the one that has been ignored or silenced. In that crushed voice, there is a strain of truth, as a crushed grape yields a drop of wine. - Patricia Storace
Questions about her feelings, about what has been or might be going on in her soul are non of my business; they are the business of her conscience and belong to religion. - Leo Tolstoy
An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before. - Mark Twain
By far the most significant consequence of "selfish capitalism" (Thatch/Blatcherism) has been a startling increase in the incidence of mental illness in both children and adults since the 1970s. - Oliver James
If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Follow your bliss and don't be afraid, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be. - Joseph Campbell
I have been right, Basil, haven’t I, to take my love out of poetry, and to find my wife in Shakespeare’s plays? Lips that Shakespeare taught to speak have whispered their secret in my ear. I have had the arms of Rosalind around me, and kissed Juliet on the mouth. - Oscar Wilde
Always have there been great numbers of individuals who were very much eager to fight for good causes. Always there were these, but then there were even greater numbers of trendies who would then become wholly and completely misguided in the efforts. - Criss Jami
Lea was on the floor of a stall hugging a toilet. When she heard the door close, she lifted her head and gave me a half smile of embarrassment.'Gracie, I've been chemically inconvenienced and I don't think I can ever leave this toilet. Take a picture of this so I'll never do it again. - christine zoldenz
It's wisdom to recognize necessity, when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope. - J. R. R. Tolkien
We have mainly been taught to just stay in the church, be faithful, serve the church, and serve the man of God. - Sunday Adelaja
Allocate your resources wisely for all men have been endowed with abilities that are more than sufficient to accomplish even the greatest of their dreams. - Stella Payton
If life's journey was intended to be easy, we would have been given directions. However, since we have no road map, we must climb the highest mountain and forge the deepest streams with love in our souls, in the hope that our own journey will give us peace within... - Virginia Alison
I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time. - Johnny Depp
Romeo save me, I've been feeling so alone. I keep waiting for you, but you never come. Is this in my head? I don't know what to think. - Taylor Swift
Well, you can fairly claim the day hasn't been wasted,' owned Cadfael generously, 'if something's been learned. - Ellis Peters
I have always been impressed by the fact that there are a surprising number of individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and an equal number who do use their minds, but in an amazingly stupid way. - Carl Jung
Literature simply becomes richer after you've been fired, rejected, stranded, or had to change a few midnight diapers. - Christian Bauman
I have been happy, though in a dream.I have been happy-and I love the theme:Dreams! in their vivid colouring of lifeAs in that fleeting, shadowy, misty strife - Edgar Allan Poe
There are no worse oppressors than those who have been oppressed themselves for they will justify all means of self-preservation, including persecution and oppression of others, to the extent of, and worse than that which they had endured. This will weigh heavily on the souls of future generations. - H.N.Ellessy
...is impossible to specify what [consciousness] is, what it does, or why it evolved. Nothing worth reading has been written on it. - Stuart Sutherland
Perhaps wisdom is simply a matter of waiting, and healing a question of time. And anything good you've ever been given is yours forever. - Rachel Naomi Remen
All of the great achievers of the past have been visionary figures; they were men and women who projected into the future. They thought of what could be, rather than what already was, and then they moved themselves into action, to bring these things into fruition. - Bob Proctor
Having all the answers just means you've been asking boring questions. - Joey Comeau
You are not as insignificant as you have often been told, nor are you any more significant than you have often told yourself. - Maureen Moss
I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day. - Abraham Lincoln
Our sons shall not be taken from us to unlearn all that we have been able to teach them of charity, mercy and patience. - Julia Ward Howe
Throughout the ages, the wisdom has been taught. Now the language has changed, and truth is given in the language of science. - Compton Gage
New Year, new month, new day, new moment, all places we have never been before. Enjoy each experience with relish & spice... tasty times ahead. - Michael Levy
From the point in life when a man/woman is responsible for his/her choices, he/she starts to live a story brought to life by the dreams that have been consciously or subconsciously conceived. - Ufuoma Apoki
What happens when you shut your eyes? The images you have been accustomed to look at suddenly disappear. See through the images by closing your eyes and opening your heart. - J.R. Rim
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong? - Jane Austen
That young girl is one of the least benightedly unintelligent organic life forms it has been my profound lack of pleasure not to be able to avoid meeting.
There isn't any virtue where there has never been any temptation. - Margaret Deland
Joy is not a commodity to be hoarded and protected. It is like a muscle. It must be use