Quotation Explorer - 'Bottom'

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top . - Unknown
i love you then i hate you,i wanna throw you from a cliff and the go at the bottom to catch you - shafrin chowdhury
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
Hit the bottom and get back up; or hit the bottle and stay down. - Anthony Liccione
At my lowest point, when things were at their most desperate and uncomfortable, I always found myself in the company of Australians, who were like a reminder that I'd touched bottom. - Paul Theroux
Passion holds up the bottom of the universe and genius paints up its roof.
The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks or bars. - Henry Ward Beecher
A little girl and her father were walking along in the evening. She was fascinated by the stars, and kept looking up at them, but made no comment until her father asked what she was thinking. She replied, "If the bottom side of heaven is so beautiful, how wonderful the other side must be - Francis Gay
I would rather be an opportunist and float than go to the bottom with my principles around my neck. - Stanley Baldwin
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
When will I learn? The answer to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! - Matt Groening
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. - J.K. Rowling
When one comes from the bottom they know how to deal with people on the bottom.When one educates themself to communicate they learn how to deal with a multitude of types of people.Life experience, and communication is at the core of people relations. - Therone Shellman
Respect is a one way street, it goes from bottom to top - Kamran Niazi
There is a great deal of talk about loyalty from the bottom to the top. Loyalty from the top down is even more necessary and much less prevalent.
If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times. - Mark Twain
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom. - P.G. Wodehouse
This kind of mixing of ingredients happens all the time at fast-food places... You know when you order french fries and there's a rogue onion ring at the bottom. You know, at first you're alarmed but you eat it. It all comes from the same place! You just have to go for it. - Chelsea Handler
Don't love from emotion love from bottom of heart - Jounayet Rahman
We are all searching for love, some at the bottom of a bottle, some at the casino, some in the eyes of a new lover. The more we search outside ourselves, we more desperate we become. We suffer not because love's unavailable, but because we are not looking in the right place. - Vironika Tugaleva
. . . Absurdism was really just realism seen from close to the bottom. - George Saunders
...he wanted me to come home--to come home, as he said, and settle down, and whenever he said that I thought of the sediment at the bottom of a stagnant pond. - James Baldwin
The bottom line is that you have to choose who you are going to commit to-- that's the foundation of true love, not the lack of other options - Stephenie Meyer
Solitary confinement is rock bottom, it’s absolute unfreedom. - Arthur Koestler
Looking into the spirit of others is sometimes like looking into a pond. Though we aim to see what's deep in the bottom, we are often distracted by our own reflection. - Katina Ferguson
The bottom half of the page had descended into a doodle of a tiny man giving the middle finger to a giant, angry eagle with razor-sharp talons. Beneath it, the caption: To Mock a Killing Bird. - Seth Grahame-Smith
The bottom line remains the same: you’re either awake or you’re not.One day, there it is. Nothing. No more enemies, no more battles. - Jed McKenna
Always strive to get to the top in life because its usually crowded at the bottom. - Habeeb Akande
The inmost spirit of poetry, in other words, is at bottom, in every recorded case, the voice of pain and the physical body, so to speak, of poetry, is the treatment by which the poet tries to reconcile that pain with the world. - Ted Hughes
the Reagan years "produced one of the most dramatic redistributions of income in the nation's history....The income of families in the bottom decile fell by 10.4 percent...while the income of those in the top one percent rose by 87.1 percent."Chain Reaction, 23 - Thomas B. Edsall
Your fear ain’t nothin but gum on the bottom of your shoe. The residue from some past experience is all it is. You can scrape the gum off or it can serve as a reminder of your testimony of survival. - Suzette Hinton
At the bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique human being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even. - Muhammad Ali
Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom. - Michel de Montaigne
Everything you do makes my body scream with loneliness. When I see you, the room swallows me. I find myself at the bottom of the pool. - Henry Rollins
And so faith is closing your eyes and following the breath of your soul down to the bottom of life, where existence and nonexistence have merged into irrelevance. All that matters is the little part you play in the vast drama. - Gordon Atkinson
Every persisting marriage is based on fear', said Peregrine. 'Fear is fundamental, you dig down in human nature and what's at the bottom? Mean spiteful cruel self-regarding fear, whether it makes you to put the foot in it or whether it makes you to cower... - Iris Murdoch
When I started this business I had nothing, I was at the bottom. What I really had was my self confidence that got me here today. The thing about this self confidence is that it can't be bought. You either have it or you have to build it on your own. - Batya Maman Sabag
A brief note on the legend of Pandora's Box: Ever wondered why bundled in with all the torrents, and suffering of man kind the Gods put hope down there at the bottom, answer because in certain circumstances hope can be the worst torment of them all. - Tom Holt
You wouldn't walk with your underpants stuck in your bottom, you'd adjust them. So don't treat the inconvenience in your life like ill-fitting wandering underpants, adjust it to be comfortable again. - Conversation with aPigeon
As I was sitting in my chair,I knew the bottom wasn't there,Nor legs nor back, but I just sat,Ignoring little things like that. - Hughes Mearns
You can't jump down the stairs in one leap, however much you might wish to, and you even more surely can't jump up it, but one step and then the next and there you are, at the top or the bottom and not a bit out of breath or discomposed. - Elizabeth Aston
Ah! Memory impairment: the free prize at the bottom of every vodka bottle!
Always remember, no matter how big you get in life, God is still bigger; when you feel to be at your lowest point, Satan is still at the bottom. - Anthony Liccione
People who reach the top of the tree are only those who haven't got the qualifications to detain them at the bottom. - Peter Ustinov
Ignorance isn't a sword. It's a weight that drags a soul swirling to the bottom of the sea. - Melodie Ramone
Wisdom is not to be at the top of a giant pyramid and hence see everywhere clearly, but wisdom is to be at the top, at the bottom, to be inside the pyramid, it is to be everywhere! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It was never darkness for both of them... He was a squid throwing protective ink ... She was a transparent poisonous jelly fish... They both met at the bottom of the ocean but they have both risen together at the higher layers of the Sky. K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
There is no deeper reality. The water at the bottom is the same as the water at the top. - Marty Rubin
No problem is trivial to the angels. They want to help you with problems big and small. You are worthy and you are loved. And bottom line, is your problem is important to you, it's important to them. - Eileen Anglin
We are not at the pinnacle of our power, of our existence. We have scrambled to the top of an ant-hill at the bottom of the world’s highest mountain. We have long way still to climb. - The Blue Mountain - G.R. Matthews
Afterward, I had the last laugh. I made an air bubble at the bottom of the lake. Our friends kept waiting for us to come up, but hey-when you are the son of Poseidon, you don't have to hurry. And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time. - Rick Riordan
The bottom line is, insults only hurt when they come from someone I respect. - Kresley Cole
Level, is spelled the same forward and backwards. Those on the upper level can always hit the bottom, and those on the bottom can always rank to the top. Envision your footprints up there already trailing, and your feet will soon follow suit. - Anthony Liccione
Is there no pity sitting in the clouds that sees into the bottom of my grief? - William Shakespeare
She took the bottom of her shirt and wiped the handles of the blades. He made a face.What was that for?Fingerprints. I’m not wastin’ time explainin’ to cops why six inches of steel went into a dumbass. - Randall Kenneth Drake
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom - George S. Patton Jr.
I Can See Nothing But The Bottom Sides of Her Shoes, And Then All Became Ample Dark. - Chris Mentillo
To most Christians, the Bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click 'I agree'. - Bill Maher
A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse. - Sir Thomas More
Success is measured on how high you bounce once you've hit rock bottom.
Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards--and living up to them--is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it. - Seth Godin
One of the most amazing things that we often forget is this: God never forgets us! Face it; you could hide under a rock, BUT, God will still be beside you saying, "Rock bottom, already? - Mary Kate
By now, they rank people by income level or wages roughly the same: The bottom seventy per cent or so are virtually disenfranchised; they have almost no influence on policy, and as you move up the scale you get more influence. At the very top, you basically run the show. - Noam Chomsky
Imagine a dolphin dancing in the sky. Let it dance with joy. Think of yourself at the bottom of the ocean watching. - Yoko Ono
You mean less to me than the dog s__t I scraped off the bottom of my shoe! - Emma Paul
A young writer is easily tempted by the allusive and ethereal and ironic and reflective, but the declarative is at the bottom of most good writing. - Garrison Keillor
At the bottom of the human well, there should always be a candle of compassion. - A.J. Garces
It's completely okay to sediment and live a life on the base of the earth and not up high.--Like the pearls of sea found in its bottom, the pearls of life are also found in the niches of ground. - raja shakeel mushtaque
Whatever you do, do it to the purpose; do it thoroughly, not superficially. Go to the bottom of things. Any thing half done, or half known, is in my mind, neither done nor known at all. Nay, worse, for it often misleads. - Lord Chesterfield
I think that at the bottom of all art lies the impulse to preserve. - Philip Larkin
I guess I'm just an old mad scientist at bottom. Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom-smashers, and a beautiful girl in a diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation's laws. - S.J. Perelman
I guess this thing we call faith is a climb. I always wanted to think of it as a big slide straight into the arms of God who waits at the bottom to catch us. But instead, He's a God who's on top of things - & like any mountain you climb, the closer we get to Him, the steeper the terrain. - Lisa Samson
It is pleasing to God whenever you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart. - Martin Luther
Don't try to make yourself marketable, you'll be surprised to see yourself at the bottom. Stay incognito, and people will peruse the whole world looking for you, by that time, you'll be at the top. - Michael Bassey Johnson
ultimately, the long-term goal is to have a critically informed public vote out of office representatives that are sacrificing children to the corporate bottom line with prepackaged teacher-proof curricula, standardized tests, and accountability schemes. - Pepi Leistyna
Do me the kindness of at least scraping me from the bottom of your shoes. - Kels Adeline Sapp
You know you've reached rock bottom when you're standing on the beach, looking to the horizon, and you don't notice you'r ankle-deep in dead fish. - Peter Lerangis
Goblin tea resembles a nice cup of Earl Grey in much the same way that a catfish resembles the common tabby. They share a name, but one is a nice thing to curl up with on a rainy afternoon, and the other is found in the muck at the bottom of polluted rivers and has bits of debris sticking to it. - T. Kingfisher
What would I put in my bottom drawer? I would put only sharp objects, the clean lines of broken glass, the honed steel of paring knives, the tiny saw-teeth of bread knives and the soothing edges of razor blades, I weigh knives in my hands like strange comforters. - Kate Atkinson
We tend to perseverate on the fact that as far as we might have fallen, there’s always another bottom underneath the one we’re laying on. Yet, for every bottom underneath us, there’s always endless opportunity above us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When you're at rock bottom, strap on a different pair of boots and start climbing - The New Mrs D - Heather Hill
Winter reaches its peaknot when a great wind screamsfrom the top of its lungs, but when a lazy breeze whispers from the bottom of its heart - shivaraj konanavar
The bottom line is this; when one person stops being a part of your life, another one will come, and fill that empty space. Leave the ones who left in the past, right where they belong, and never look back. - Ena Snow
Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves. - Aldous Huxley
Some women sleep their way to the top. Most men sleep their way to the bottom. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat. - Eric Hoffer
After that, he tried to go upstairs through the broom cupboard, and then the yard. This seemed to puzzle him a little. But finally he discovered the stairs, all except the bottom on, and fell up them on his face. The whole castle shook. - Diana Wynne Jones
Thinking it was easy to take a chance on things if you had nothing to lose -- politics, ideas, almost anything in fact; from the bottom of the ladder you could safely risk a fall, but the higher that you climbed the more cautious you must be. - Flavin, Martin
In these few seconds Finn lived such a long time, that the marble fell back into the bottom of an exhausted world. - Neil M Gunn
This isolation, this deep pit in the bottom of my stomach, didn't have to hurt so much." - Aquamarine Rosabelle bonus included in Dreams, Smiles, and Bloody Tears - Chamera Sampson
The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit the bottom. - George S. Patton Jr.
I could wade into this river, let my sins drown to the bottom, let the waters carry me someplace far. Someplace with no ghosts, no memories, and no sins. - Khaled Hosseini
when you are at the top you only see shadows and when your at the bottom you are blinded by the light but from the middle everything is pleasing... day and night - Robert Wesley Miller
When you are in trouble, you need to put all your energies into thinking that there is a way out. Then, the bottom, the dark hole, becomes just a springboard from which you can leap so high that your head might hit a cloud. - Fatema Mernissi
Quests always have their ups and downs,' rumbled the giant. 'The point is never to give up, even if you're falling off a cliff. You never know what might happen on the way to the bottom. - Nancy Farmer
when you love someone from the bottom of your heart then everyday seems to be like 14th of february - sachit shrestha
The bottom line is that (a) people are never perfect, but love can be, (b) that is the one and only way that the mediocre and vile can be transformed, and (c) doing that makes it that. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. - Tom Robbins
Life is at the bottom of things and belief at the top, while the creative impulse, dwelling in the center, informs all. - Patti Smith
My ventures are not in one bottom trusted, nor to one place. - William Shakespeare
When we look from the bottom of a well, sky shines more beautifully than from the surface! Heaven is a Double-Heaven in the Hell! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A tragedy is a tragedy, and at the bottom, all tragedies are stupid. Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh. - Stephen King
At the bottom of the mountain you have your scoffers and doubters, by midpoint you have your envious and haters, and when you reach to the top you have new friends and family you never met or thought existed. - Anthony Liccione
There's no bottom, none, in my voluptuousness: Your wives, your daughters, your matrons and your maids, could not fill up the cistern of my lust. - William Shakespeare
If I am always standing at the bottom of the mountain longingly looking up, in all probability it is because I have heeded the pillaging dogma of mediocrity which persistently tells me that the dream is not worth the climb. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It takes ,all at bottom from heart writing takes from root ,to spread likepieces of cloud ,then bind in such a thik Cloud ,pouring on earth to give entire life to start it again . - litymunshi
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
Hitting rock bottom is the most precious level of our lives: because then we can choose which foundation to build, direction to take, and mental programs to embrace. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Once you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way. - Justin Kanayurak
Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known. - A.A. Milne
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
The bottom line was that I was in an abusive relationship. - Shannon Celebi
It's always almost Autumn, down here at Rock Bottom. - Ashly Lorenzana
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