Quotation Explorer - 'Close'

When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within. And what need have they of light to see what you are doing? - Epictetus
I am no longer scared to close my eyes and dream - Vijay Bagha
If you're frightened of the countless number of books in the library, you'll never write anything, until you close your eyes and hold the pen. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I'd imagine "murderess" trumps "wife" when defining a close relationship. - Robert Galbraith
Every time I close my eyes, it's like a dark paradise. No one compares to you, but there's no you, except in my dreams tonight - Lana Del Rey
The innocent-sounding words Yes, it’s close enough to walk can easily lure the unsuspecting tourist into an exhausting day-long climb, requiring supplemental oxygen, crampons, and a pickax. - Maryrose Wood (The Hidden Gallery)
A secret to your progress will be a strong belief in your own abilities. People will try to hold you back. Some will even "try" to close doors but if you believe in your very own abilities, I promise you will do all that they didn't want for you and more. - Troy Gathers
I can still love feeling so close to the sun and the peaks of mountains, still love life at this altitude it makes me feel like every breath counts. - Kaul Hart Hemmings
I only need to close my eyes to find the inner peace within my soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
With honest and straightforward business principles, close and careful attention to details, and the ability to take advantage of favourable opportunities and circumstances, there is a scope for success. - Jamsetji Tata
Close your eyes. Now see the world with your mind, and feel the joy of your magnificent life. - Debasish Mridha
True kindness isn't something we're born with. It's something we have to work at. Not everyone has it. But I think everyone has the potential. Sometimes you just have to look really close before you can tell it's there."-Kyoko - Natsuki Takaya
Sometimes I feel like one of those sliding tile puzzles. I just get so dang close to what I want to see in the mirror and who I want to be... but then I have to completely jumble up the pieces to try to get even closer. - Erica Goros
We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language. . . . We have affection We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a "common goal" of nature as I can guess at. And finally, and perhaps best of all, we have music. - Lewis Thomas
And those people should not be listened to who keep saying the voice of the people is the voice of God, since the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness. (Nec audiendi qui solent dicere, Vox populi, vox Dei, quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit.) - Alcuin
Change will force you to step off the path, to venture from the nest, to close your eyes and dive right in, knowing that the greatest opportunities in life are found in the sink or swim, do or die moments. - Stella Payton
Open the door and close the heaven, because we stay here on earth.Jan Jansne - Jan Jansen
Electronic communication is an instantaneous and illusory contact that creates a sense of intimacy without the emotional investment that leads to close friendships. - Clifford Stoll
Reclaiming the sacred in our lives naturally brings us close once more to the wellsprings of poetry. - Robert Bly
He sits and he waits,Feeling broken and hollow.Hands held close to his face.Screaming, "Why do I bother?"They'll just tear me down,Rip me apart, cast aside like a sinnerWith no words from the wise - Of Mice & Men
The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences. - Winston S. Churchill
The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.
I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even get close. - Henry J. Kaiser
My sister and I are so close that we finish each other’s sentences and often wonder who’s memories belong to whom. - Shannon Celebi
Although life and I are not always in love with each other, we do remain on close speaking terms. - Brian Randleas Harmony
The leaderly response to personal irritation is to relax and open up not push, run, or close down. - Auliq Ice
The only thing that ever came close to tugging my heart strings is music. I know this because that is the only time I've felt them move. - Hafsa Shah
Englishmen who came here had the spirit of close kinsmen in all they did; often were blood related and moved from place to place in clans strengthened by civic and ecclesiastical covenants. - Edward Pearson
Racism, pollution and the rest of it are themselves very close to extinction. - R. Buckminster Fuller
There are people who feel they should be with you, but something is preventing them from coming close. Please can you just lower the frequency of your stern looking face and smile...and they will make you their habit. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Close your eyes to see the world with your imaginative mind. - Debasish Mridha
What you believe and hold close to your heart, you will become. - Debasish Mridha
...You haven't I suppose ever mixed with politicians at close quarters. They're awful...their stupidity is inhuman. - Robert Skidelsky
A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed; it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art. - Charles Rosen
Sometimes standing alone makes you stronger than hiding in a group. When you choose to stand when those close to you are sitting down, it speaks volumes about your integrity and character. It's when those who stand alone come together that the opposite is true. - Lori Goodwin
That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
Each decision you make today has the potential to unlock and open doors of profitable benefits or close the doors to great opportunities. Think before you act and make your decisions wisely today. - DeWayne Owens
If I had a box full of all the evils of the world, I'd open it just a little way and push you inside. Then I'd close it again for always. - Mike Carey
THE GAP: Closed-Mindedness can create it, Narrow-Mindedness can widen it, Open-Mindedness can close it, Like-Mindedness… Will Bridge It! - Auliq Ice
The damps of autumn sink into the leaves and prepare them for the necessity of their fall; and thus insensibly are we, as years close around us, detached from our tenacity of life by the gentle pressure of recorded sorrow. - Walter Savage Landor
It's terrible to have to fear that your powers will activate at any given moment. Especially when you draw close to people... and find that your only choice is to pull away. It's overwhelming when you find a time, a person, with which there's nothing to fear. - Zechariah Barrett
To live your life afraid of others and deny them a chance to come close is to not live at all. - Heather Marie Adkins
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard. - Anne Sexton
I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center. - Kurt Vonnegut
Edward leaned close and whispered in my ear so that Olaf would think he was whispering sweet nothings, but what he what he actually said, was, "We aren't the good guys, Anita. We're the necessary guys. - Laurell K. Hamilton
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
When you are angry, close your eyes, you will regain your inner peace. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Curiosity is the intellectual need to answer questions and close open patterns. Story plays to this universal desire by doing the opposite, posing questions and opening situations. - Robert McKee
Don’t close your eyes to the Universe and then complain: ‘It’s dark. - Paulo Coelho
You are all wave particles when I close my eyes. I am no more entranced by your entanglement than a butterfly is to a bee. - Solange nicole
The ones who close the path for peacefull revolution, at the same time open the path for violent revolution. - Hugo Chávez
What men call good fellowship is commonly but the virtue of pigs in a litter which lie close together to keep each other warm. - Henry David Thoreau
I think if a story has a message it should be incidental and accidental, otherwise it leans too close to indoctrination. - Karen Lord
It is the blessing of dumb work done close to the earth-one gritty minute at a time, we move forward. - Michael Perry
Can you feel it? I asked her...my heart beating so hard, so strong that wants to get out of my chest, and travel trough the distance just to feel your heart beating so close to join on a single rhythm. - Elkin Salcedo
Relationships: It takes wisdom to know when to turn the page and courage to know when to close the book. - Steve Maraboli
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
Relationships with negative people are simply tedious encounters with porcupines. You don’t have the remote knowledge how to be close to them without quills being shot in your direction. - Shannon L. Alder
Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close. - Ronald Reagan
I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time.
Having a baby's sweet face so close to your own, for so long a time as it takes to nurse 'em, is a great tonic for a sad soul. - Erica Eisdorfer
GreenHollyWood asked me "How I sleep?", after all, after this horror and terror. The truth is that I close the one eye 1-2 seconds go and then the other... and I sleep. To to don't forget, if we will be friends I enjoy the horror..., I like to see myself scared!? - Deyth Banger
I try to get closer to reality, to get close to the contradictions. The cinema world can be a real world rather than a dream world. - Michael Haneke
The vibrations on the air are the breath of God speaking to man's soul. Music is the language of God. We musicians are as close to God as man can be. We hear his voice, we read his lips, we give birth to the children of God, who sing his praise. That's what musicians are. - Stephen J. Rivele
Close your eyes and I'll kiss you, Tomorrow I'll miss you. - Paul McCartney
Stay close 2 those who r by ur side in happy times, because they do not harbor jealousy or envy in their hearts, only joy 2 c u happy... - Paulo Coelho
He felt a kind of bridal expectation, sweet and sensuous yet vaguely mingled with anticipatory fear of its own fulfilment, with the mysterious shiver felt when something endlessly desired suddenly comes physically close to the astonished heart. - Stefan Zweig
Swirling in a squirrel cage of perpetual motion, the head-committee meets, argues, votes out the guidance available from emotions, and successfully keeps serenity at bay and chaos close at hand. - David W. Earle
Everything I've ever done, in the writing world, has been to expand articulation, rather than to close it. - Toni Morrison
I don’t understand how I could have believed you were a warm, affectionate, and tenderhearted person! You’re obviously as prickly as a porcupine and any man who comes close to you will end up with a face full of quills! - Colleen Houck
It does not strike me as a good thing that the only person we can be so, so close to is the person we're dating. - Chris Damian
Like a lost satellite, I hovered close to your orbit, knowing that at any moment I might succumb to your gravitational pull and willingly burn inside your atmosphere. - A.J. Garces
A great piece of music make people to close their eyes but a great magic effect make their eyes wide open. - Amit Kalantri
Just close your eyes and enjoy the roller coaster that is life. - Zayn Malik
Close your eyes, and think of someone you physically admire, and let me kiss you. - Morrissey
I am very close to HIM, sometimes I think I am HIM, with my mood is the weather,bright and sunny forever. - Santosh Kalwar
If you want to open, come close to me, I have a key which can open the locked door of your destiny. - Tanmaya Guru
Suppose that we could close our eyes today and see the real certainties and uncertainties of tomorrow, we would have never wished to open our eyes again for the real certainties and uncertainties of tomorrow never ends! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A wise doesn’t need advice or action of the people to know their true intention because a sane person can gauge it by mere observation of the attitude, good or bad, of their close companion towards others. - Anuj Somany
I hate it when life tempt or test the integrity, friendship, loyalty,honesty,commitment ,care and love of the people close to me or around me, Because they fail the test and fail me. Its sad how they react towards my situation than how I would have reacted to their situation. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead! In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger: Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood.
Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things. - Miyamoto Musashi
You can never be fully human unless you've discovered the humanity in other human beings. Don't close your eyes to the injustices of your own country by trying to solve the injustices of another country. That's an evasion of Christian responsibility. - Beyers Naudé
If I could create something that is even minutely close to a small percentile of a genius as Cloud Atlas, I shall deem my life worthy! - K. Hari Kumar
Hold each moment you create on your sacred journey close to your heart, for that is the location where your memory will be deposited. - Molly Friedenfeld
I myself always to keep alive I'll enjoy the beauty of nature at close quarters. - Tanmaya Guru
Relationships take up energy; letting go of them, psychiatrists theorize, entails mental work. When you lose someone you were close to, you have to reassess your picture of the world and your place in it. The more your identity was wrapped up with the deceased, the more difficult the loss. - Meghan O'Rourke
You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shelter when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your windows. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me. - Bob Marley
Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can't see anything wrong with each other.
Each of us is the real star. We all are so close but still so far i this sky called ground. We all shine, though the light the others see is the one that our actions left in the past. - Christos K
Many of life's failures are those who didn't know how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas A. Edison
I got a garage door opener. It can't close. Just open. - Steven Wright
It doesn't get any easier. You have to stay close to the people you trust so they can put you back together again. - Girl Meets World
Now, as we close one chapter, the pen is gradually inking up, preparing itself to write the next. - Mie Hansson
I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit. - Charles de Lint
How? How will it help to tell you that I see his face every time I close my eyes? That I wake up and cry when he's not there? That the memories are so strong I can't separate hers from mine anymore? - Stephenie Meyer
It's odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don't quite fully share the hell of someone close to you. - Lady Bird Johnson
Did my good deed for the day. Still not close to heaven, but it's something. - April Mae Monterrosa
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. - Dylan Thomas
Don’t ever stray from yourself, in order to be close to someone that doesn’t have the courtesy to remind you of your worth, or the integrity of a gentleman to walk you home. - Shannon L. Alder
With lack of sleep and too much understanding I grow a little crazy, I think, like all men at sea who live too close to each other and too close thereby to all that is monstrous under the sun and moon. - William Golding
Stories close the gap and reconcile between what we want life to be and how it actually is. - Khaled Hosseini
Always trust your instinct! If you just close your eyes, talk to God and listen you can always hear the truth - Tammy Johnson
fire is beautifuland we know that if we gettoo close it will kill usbut what does that matterit is better to be happy for a momentand be burned up with beautythan to live a long timeand be bored all the while - Don Marquis
The moment when you think that you are the loneliest person in the world, you close your eyes and feel ,it is much better this way. - M.F. Moonzajer
Every so often a reader tells me, somewhat disappointedly, that their family doesn't have any secrets. To which I always reply that of course it does, they just don't know them yet. For where there are people living in close proximity, there will always be secrets. - Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden
Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart. - Charles Dickens
Where dreams may take you fathoms deep within the soul of the forest. Mists close in around your feathered visions, floating phantoms of days gone by, and days to come, their twirling tendrils tempting your thoughts blossom with the unbound less love and passion you hide within..... - Virginia Alison
Still not sure about how easily he could be integrated into their posse, Trevor smiled in delighted relief at how tolerantly two of his close friends had received his new identity. - Zack Love
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope. - Gerard Way
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself. - Leo Buscaglia
The way I came to miss the end of the world well, the end of the world I had known for close on thirty years was sheer accident: like a lot of survival, when you come to think of it. - John Wyndham
We do not have to see the beginning and the end of our lives, but we must close our eyes and live as if we didn't start or would never end. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Please don't cry one tear for me, I'm not afraid of what I have to say.This is my one and only voice, so listen close... it's only for today. - Shinedown
I want to hold you close, skin on skin, and let our heartbeats have a conversation. - John Mark Green
I am a teacher. Pay close attention - this will be on the test. You don't wreck buildings. You don't take children hostage. And you don't threaten people with violence. Okay class dismissed. Looks like you fail! - yoko
Regardless of the popular literary trend of the times, write the thing which lies close to your heart. - Bess Streeter Aldrich
To love, you close your eyes. To do good, you deceive oneself. To be honest, you ditch oneself. To be good, you have to transcend all the three ideas. - Harshit Walia
Close People Are That Closer, As They Can Share Everything With A Stranger But Not To The Really Closed Ones. - Jay Patel
One's suffering, one's melancholy is, in itself, really only looked upon as failure or as punishment, as detestable or sinful or socially unacceptable in the eyes of man; but this is not so in the eyes of God: for He is close to the broken-hearted. - Criss Jami
Even you Spent a lots of time to find your lovers but you doesn't know that he is close by you and ready to touching you. - Allulaby
Close your eyes. Hear the silent snow. Listen to your soul speak. - A.D. Posey
The limit of man s knowledge in any subject possesses a high interest which is perhaps increased by its close neighbourhood to the realms of imagination. - Charles Darwin
. . .in your light, had I learned to love, here in your beauty, could I speakknowing of this space close withinas the breath held inside a garden rose, there— there is no time. - John Daniel Thieme
I would often invent this dream for myself at the edge of sleep, and then it was strange how content it would make me, how it would make peace and consolation flow, and I would close my eyes and float on it into my real dreams which were never so kind [...]. - Alice Munro
Our goodness is our wealth and when we close our eyes to the tragedies of the hard lives, we start losing our wealth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
Some people will never know how close they really were to success because they threw in the towel right before their big break. - Dawn Gluskin
Long live the pioneersRebels and mutineersGo forth and have no fearCome close the end is near - X Ambassadors
Close your eyes to feel deeply the tranquility and serenity of the mind. - Debasish Mridha
Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone. - Vincent Van Gogh
As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relationships with this best and truest friend of mankind that death's image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Illusion close to reality was your love, you certainly are quintessential with your licks and promises. - Na
The two limits of every unit of thinking are a perplexed, troubled, or confused situation at the beginning, and a cleared up, unified, resolved situation at the close. - John Dewey
Keep your friends close, enemies closer. Takes little effort to drive a sharp knife through their hearts when they outlive their uselessness! - Akuku Mach Pep
Maxim 36: When the going gets tough, the tough call for close air support.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
Even thou we know one day. We will all pass away, But death come as a shock to all of us . Reason is we never ready to lose the ones close to us and the ones close to our heart. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
No matter where you live, brothers are brothers and sisters are sisters. The bonds that keep family close are the same no matter where you are.
Loss leaves us empty- but learn not to close your heart and mind to grief. Allow life to replinish you. When sorrow comes it seems impossible- but new - Pam Brown
The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be... because of all I may become I will close my eyes and leap! - Mary Anne Radmacher
When you're scared, when you close your eyes ... just know there is nothing left to fear! - Stephen Richards
Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up. - Unknown
How close the sexes sometimes come to one another. It is as much a matter of behaviour and the spere in which they move that separates the masculine part of humanity from the feminine. - Elizabeth Aston
Unless a man has considerable skill with and reliance in his weapon, he will not remain cool in the presence of dangerous game close by. - Townsend Whelen
The moment I close my eyes, I see you and sleep vanishes. I’m awake the entire night, revisiting ourmemories together. The night seems to stretch on forever. - Santonu Kumar Dhar
A woman is so selfish that in order to safeguard her vested-interest and secure high position, she may even poison with words the minds of her children against her own man or anyone as close one. - Anuj Somany
If you see only problems, then the doors of opportunities will close. If you see only opportunities, then problems will fly away. - Debasish Mridha
No - the stars are close and dear and I have joined the brotherhood of the worlds. And everything's holy - everything, even me. - John Steinbeck
Truth is the common thread of all Religions.Practice truth -which ever path you choose to Realize God .Truth is the Sacred Thread close to God's Heart . - Ashok Khurana
Certainly, they'd had to endure the war, but they had each other close by. They had never known the confusion of being a third-worlder, they had always a home! - Marjane Satrapi
Most of the time, we try to tell ourselves "I'm confident" or "I'm doing well." But then, in a moment alone at home, you feel how close you are to some kind of abyss. - Christian Tetzlaff
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some kind of a Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer. - Henri Matisse
Healing is that place where we step into 20 seconds of insane courage because we need to either close that door or hold it open. Regardless of the outcome, the truth is what sets you free never the fear of not knowing. - Shannon L. Alder
When we cannot see, we don't judge. Small wonder when we kiss, cry, laugh, make love, are in pain, pray and listen to music, we close our eyes. - Sabine Shah
We passed from laughter to terror which, like love and hate, are close relatives. - Lise Deharme
Only one thing remained reachable, close and secure amid all losses: language. Yes, language. In spite of everything, it remained secure against loss. - Paul Celan
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it. - Colin Powell
Whenever I hear, 'It can't be done,' I know I'm close to success. - Michael Flatley
The peculiar striations that define someone's personality are too numerous to know, no matter how close the observer. A person we think we know can suddenly become someone else when previously hidden strands of his character are called to the fore by circumstance. - Elliot Perlman
Do you know how fast you are walking? ... To get a close estimate, count the number of steps you take in a minute and divide by 30... :) - Albina Fabiani
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. - John C. Maxwell
Close your eyes. Now see the world, not with your vision but with your feelings and passion. - Debasish Mridha
When my mother died, I thought I’d drown in sorrow. But my grandmother said something very wise, and I’ve always held it close to my heart. She said that not even the sea is infinite, and neither is grief. - T. Frohock
Close your eyes and open your mind. You will now see the beauty with your imagination. - Debasish Mridha
Darkness well ahead is better than darkness close by, because you can find a way to avoid the former! Search the horizons to see the storms ahead. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Live to seek to draw close to God in all ways and seek His transforming love - Elizabeth George
When fear raises it's head, don't freak, look it in the eye, ask it its name and what it wants to teach you, then invite it to dance, pull it in real close and let it know that this is your life and your dance and you'll be taking the lead. - Les Dossey
We each joked to close friends that the secret to saving a relationship is for one person to become terminally ill. Conversely, we knew that one trick to managing a terminal illness is to be deeply in love—to be vulnerable, kind, generous, grateful. - Paul Kalanithi
Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations" are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.
There is the truth , the perception of truth, and versions that don't even come close; but it's the perception that creates the most conflict every time. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
It is true that prosperity has many close friends; poverty, on the other hand, has only distant watchers! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I used to take my morning tea at her kiosk and I took an interest in what she was doing. I later learnt she was taking care of her grandchildren. Sadly, she was taken ill and had to close her nylon-walled smoky shack. But all the wit and cunning of the character came from her. - Stanley Gazemba
How love works: Proximity leads to intimacy, and intimacy leads to a relationship. In other words, people who are around each other a lot, get close, and end up hooking up. So it's no great mystery why bosses and secretaries or co-workers or classmates end up dating each other. - Oliver Gaspirtz
There is some awe mixed with the joy of our surprise, when this poet, who lived in some past world, two or three hundred years ago, says that which lies close to my own soul, that which I also had wellnigh thought and said. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
you brought other people close. look at me, i am still the same i was before ; having just two best friends in my case.and you are not happy with me. you hold grudges. So then free yourself. Remove this tag of best friend and feel free. - shivangi lavaniya
Love is like a black hole - when you get too close, there's no way back - Silje Akselberg Iversen
Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in. - Kingsley Amis
We are racing down Main Street. Arthur is right on the tail of a blck sedan with tinted windows that won't pull over. He slams the horn."Arthur," I say.The car doesn't yield."Arthur," I say.He hits the horn again, still close on the car's bummper."Arthur, our turn was back there. - Peter Canning
(...) a director should tell a story that is close to his own existential experience. - Andrzej Wajda
If you follow the ancient maps written on the stars, no person will ever understand you. So if you could read these maps, would you follow them? And forever be misunderstood? Or would you close your eyes tightly and pretend to be like everyone else? - C. JoyBell C.
If you are not pleased with what you see with your eyes, close your eyes and learn to see from your heart, this is where the true beauty lies. - Fabulous Godwin
Where God is like the sun, the Devil is like a raindrop. There is no 'God vs. Satan' because they aren't even that close in power and authority. The former is very patient; the latter is at mercy. - Criss Jami
Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn't suck. - Joss Whedon
Her eyes are sad.My thoughts are sadder.And you can't fall in love with me.She slowly walks inside, avoiding my gaze as she watches her feet with each step.They're the saddest steps I've ever seentaken.I close the door.It's the saddest door I've ever had to close. - Collleen Hoover
Maxim 4: Close air support covereth a multitude of sins.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart. - Charles Dickens
Only mothers will ever know the true struggle and sacrifice it takes to create life. Authors come in at a close second. - R.P. Falconer
I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you. - Roy Orbison
Additions like to enter without knocking, you just have to close the door for good... - Alen Sargsyan
When you start loving, your character becomes like the positive side of a magnet and the one you love becomes negative, that pulls people close to you in union, and becomes very difficult to separate. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close up. - Chuck Palahniuk
Silently sit on the beach, close your eyes, now see the flowing blue sky, feel the dance of waves, and hear the whispering love song of the southern breeze. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
When pain brings you down, don't be silly, don't close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine. - Alanis Morissette
I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit. - Jacqueline Cochran
When you want something really bad and you close your eyes and wish for it-- God's the guy who ignores you. - Caspian Tredwell-Owen
Procrastination and fear are close cousins. - S. B. Sebrick
Is my imagination as important as reality? Sometimes I think YES... It's imagination that makes reality tolerable... Sometimes, I just want to close my eyes and fall in to the endless imagination... - Rati Tsiteladze
Friends usually bring out better versions of each other. People feel unguarded and fluid with their close friends. - David Brooks
Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us. - Oprah Winfrey
Death is the enemy. I spent 10 years of my life singlemindedly studying, practicing, fighting hand to hand in close quarters to defeat the enemy, to send him back bloodied and humble and I am not going to roll over and surrender. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
The hardest thing is to do something which is close to nothing because it is demanding all of you. - Marina Abramović
When you are struggling to make both ends meet no one especially your close ones sees you but when everything is okay and beautiful then you will start seeing their faces. That is people and life . - Osunsakin Adewale
When you have everything in life, you have friends, when you have nothing, you have true friends. The fact that somebody is close to you does mean they are your friend. Be wise! - Oscar Bimpong
when the picture is too close to your face you lose the sight, when the future is too close to your face you see the light. - Mohlalefi j motsima
Mistakes have been always the path of learning, but to close something because of mistakes and to start it again maybe it's good idea, maybe not! - Deyth Banger
When you become complacent with someone lying, whether it is a close friend, the media, or your government, then you have essentially given them permission to continue to do so and most often at your expense. - Gary Hopkins
If my eyes have pain, I close them; If my body aches, I rest it; If my heart breaks, I mend it; If my soul is lost, I pray for it - Jeremy Aldana
A great chunk of our lives is wasted on thoughts that bring nothing. We all think about something but, in the end, we only close the day thinking a lot and doing nothing but little. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A dream so vibrant,A dream so blissful;I hold it close to my heart.In anxious nights,And days of hope;These years have passed solely.One day the dream to turn true- If only! - Somya Kedia
I do not take advice from people who are 100 percent sure. I take advice from those that believe they are as close to sure as possible, but understand they could be completely wrong. - Marc Marcel
To open eyes when others close themTo hear when others do not wish to listenTo look when others turn awayTo seek to understand when others give upTo rouse oneself when others acceptTo continue to struggle when one is not the strongestTo cry out when others keep silent… - Emmanuel Eydoux
Like one who, on a lonely road, Doth walk in fear and dread, And, having once turned round, walks on, And turns no more his head; Because he knows a frightful fiend Doth close behind him tread. - Coleridge's "Ancient Mariner. - Mary Shelley
Take each day in your open palms and close your fists around it. This life is not done with you yet. - D. Antoinette Foy
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start. - Mother Teresa
So it’s fate then? I asked with him so close my lips brushed the line of his jaw with each word, Us being together?Absolutely, Calvin said with a low growl. Then he lifted my chin, tilting my head back, and kissed me deeply.Who was I to argue with Fate? - E.J. Stevens
Be good on terms with everyone but only keep a few close. - Moosa Rahat
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. - Lao Tzu
All your life you live so close to truth it becomes a permanent blur in the corner of your eye. And when something nudges it into outline, it's like being ambushed by a grotesque. - Tom Stoppard
And now, like the old soldier of that ballad, I now close my military career, and just fade away...an old soldier who tried to do his duty, as God gave him the light to see that duty. Good-bye. - General Douglas MacArthur
Keep your friends close but your enemies closer. - Mario Puzo
I can see better when i close my eyes; don't make much ado, that's my latest style of view. - Michael Bassey Johnson
She looked from the hilt protruding between her breasts into the eyes of the boy she loved. The golden light in them enfolded her and her heart stopped beating, leaving the ghost of her smile on her mouth. Her vacant eyes mirrored something infinitely close to peace. - Farrah Naseem
And then I realized that the close people to my heart, are actually the ones who hurt me the most. - Sara Keddar
If you walk in joy, happiness is close behind. - Todd Stocker
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible. - George Burns
Close your eyes, forget everything that hurts you and dream love, kindness and compassion. - M.F. Moonzajer
You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel. - Jonny Depp
The very existence of flamethrowers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, "You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done." - George Carlin
If you are looking for answers for your life, know that the answers are within you. When you close your eyes, and focus on your inner God (meditate), you will know what to do. Trust yourself! - Camilla Dorand
. . . Absurdism was really just realism seen from close to the bottom. - George Saunders
Get close to only those who renew our spirit and sense of purpose in life. - Aditya Ajmera
I got one foot in the golden life, one foot in the gutter. So close to the other side, so far from the wonder. I got one foot in the golden life, one foot in the gutter. So sick of the tug of war, that keeps pulling me under - 5 Seconds of Summer
All that time I thought she was my future, I was wrong. She wasn't my future at all. She was the door to my future. But I'm through that door now, and ready to close it behind me. - Liz Kessler
Have you ever seen a jealous person acting nice? Jealousy and hate are really close. They don't hate you;they hate what you stand for. - Cameron How to be a Girl
And was it his destined part / Only one moment in his life / To be close to your heart? - Ivan Turgenev
Never say anything about someone which, if called to testify, you are unable to repeat to the person's hearing or the hearing of the person's close friend. This will save you a lot of trouble in life. - Chikamso Efobi
Sometimes you have to go a little crazy before you can find sanity. I think I'm close. - Tawny Lara
Sometimes you are more comfortable with a person who gets close without coming close. - Shampa Sharma
People change,' Sara said.'True enough,' Tsukuru said. 'People do change. And no matter how close we once were, and how much we opened up to each other, maybe neither of us knew anything substantial about the other. - Haruki Murakami
To say that 'prayer changes things' is not as close to the truth as saying, 'prayer changes me and then I change things.' God has established things so that prayer, on the basis of redemption, changes the way a person looks at things. - Oswald Chambers
You sit right next to me.Still you don't seem close to me. - Shillpi S Banerrji
Love is like going fishing, you never know what size fish will be taken out of the water, but big or small you will be the one deciding to either kill it or keep it close to you under good care and nature it. But firstly you have to take the courage to go fishing. - Marcus L. Lukusa
It's b******* to think of friendship and romance being different. They're not. They're just variations of the same love. Variatons of the same desire to be close. - David Levithan
Learn to live alone and don't get too close to people ,Not everyone are meant to be with you till the end and they will leave you or make you leave at some point.. - Akash B Chandran
I've never listened to music lying down. Listening's reading if you close your eyes.Music's a wood you walk through. - David Mitchell
You ever noticed how people who believe in Creationism look really un-evolved? You ever noticed that? Eyes real close together, eyebrow ridges, big furry hands and feet. "I believe God created me in one day". Yeah, looks like He rushed it - Bill Hicks
The easiest way to forget about the people who are dying in wars right now is to close our eyes and ears! And this is also the ugliest and the vilest way! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When you look at the external reality, you may assume you know everything, but when you close your eyes and try to look into the darkness of your internal reality, all the knowledge of the external life fails to create a way out of the darkness. - Roshan Sharma
When comparing 100 years of experience to 1, there is a way to close the gap. One must simply understand the choices that were taken, the roads that were walked, and that there are no guarantees to an unseen future. - Lionel Suggs
Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes.Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. - Charlotte Eriksson
Enjoy this moment. The ultimate fulfilment of the dream will not come close to the dream. Enjoy it - Kamand Kojouri
Pat yourself on the back when you win.And when you don't, just keep moving!So long as you don't stop moving,Soon you may realize just how close you are to winning! - Chinonye J. Chidolue
I spin worlds where we could be together. I dream you. For me, imagination and desire are very close. - Jeanette Winterson
Hold dear and true friends close to your heart, it matters not where you find them, only that you treat them with love and respect always. - L.M. Fields
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money. - Molière
It was entirely possible I would sexually assault him if I got too close. - Caroline Hanson
That night she dreamed of the deer. Strangely, the animal was holding her. She cuddled close into the soft fur and touched and kissed it gently. In the morning her pillow was wet with tears. - Julie Andrews Edwards
There is no need to sally forth, for it remains true that those things which make us human are, curiously enough, always close at hand. Resolve then, that on this very ground, with small flags waving and tiny blasts of tiny trumpets, we have met the enemy, and not only may he be ours, he may be us. - Walt Kelly
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible. - George Burns
We can aspire to anything, but we don't get it just 'cause we want it. I would rather spend my life close to the birds than waste it wishing I had wings. - Eli Attie
. . . I'm not pretty, not close up anyway. Generally, the closer people get to me the less hot they find me. - Margo Roth Spiegelman
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope and that was him. - Yuvika Mathur
Everything is going well "Day One" book up to page 137, planning som new movies to watch in the near future, close to awesome and powerful quotes. Some new and awesome events... - And that's life, that's how it must be! - Deyth Banger
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality. - Alexis Carrel
Two hot, close rooms thus became my world; and a crippled old woman, my mistress, my friend, my all. Her service was my duty - her pain, my suffering - her relief, my hope - her anger, my punishment - her regard, my reward. - Charlotte Brontë
A man who is afraid of death will be afraid of life also, because life brings death. If you are afraid of the enemy and you close your door, the friend will also be prohibited.
Close your eyes to see me with your heart. - Debasish Mridha
Your world is as big as you make it.I know, for I used to abideIn the narrowest nest in a corner,My wings pressing close to my side. - Georgia Douglas Johnson
My mind has a time machine; it can travel back to the past when I close my eyes and in my dreams it travels to the future. - Munia Khan
Every person is a star; it just depends upon how close you are to him, that you realize his true potential and power. - Rupali Rajopadhye Rotti
There are two things that cannot be achieved in life unless you close your eyes a little bit. And that's love and peace. If you want perfection you won't obtain either of them. - Shimon Peres
We undress ourselves in many ways when we become close friends - Andrews
If you close your door to the world of books, the gates of the world of ignorance automatically opens and quickly pulls you inside! - Mehmet Murat ildan
One of the characteristic problems of our time is how to close this gap between capabilities and foresight. - Edward Tenner
It's funny. No matter how hard you try, you can't close your heart forever. And the minute you open it up, you never know what's going to come in. But when it does, you just have to go for it! Because if you don't, there's not point in being here. - Kirstie Alley
We desire to keep the dying and the newly dead close before our eyes so as to give them full need of pity. Our Lord was brought down to be pitied, on the Cross He was too far away. - Barry Unsworth
I would have dearly liked to close the French doors between us for a bit of peace, but Mam wouldn't allow it; she said that solitude would give me ideas and the last thing a boy of my age needed was ideas. - John Boyne
The older you get, the more you realize you need a handful of good, close, tight friends. - Nicole Richie
Writing fiction takes me out of time. I sit down and the clock will not exist for me for a few hours. That’s probably as close to immortal as we’ll ever get. - David Foster Wallace
It is useless to close the gates against ideas; they overlap them.
By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with... the earth and the wonders thereof - the sea - the sun. - Katherine Mansfield
People who learn to control inner experience will be able to determine the quality of their lives, which is as close as any of us can come to being happy. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
When you are close to Christ, you are enclosed in liberty. You can never be intimidated by man if you are intimate with Christ. - Israelmore Ayivor
Let your faith in the Universe deepen, purify and strengthen most on your troublesome, dark days. If you close your eyes in prayer, surrendering every problem and desire, you will find a way out without fail. - Pooja Ruprell
Start Now, close your eyes for few minutes and then open them... so far it's going great... Now just think your three favourite things which you enjoy watching, like for example I like True Crimes, True Stories and so far Suspense. - Deyth Banger
There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it. - Shannon L. Alder
Don't mire up in self despair of your losses, learn from them and move on to other good things in life. Don't stop allowing the sunshine in because of the fear that winter will come and engulf the warmth. Hold it close to you to help you through those cold winter days. - Belinda Taylor on "Loss"
But if you knew about this... conspiracy, why did you cooperate with it? Why did you allow Hae-Joo Im to get so close to you? Why does any martyr cooperate with his judases?Tell me.We see an end beyond the endgame. ... - David Mitchell
Humility is a virtue that one can find, in which God in heaven rejoices ,and in His love he enfolds you, close to his heart He does bind. - Henrietta Newton Martin
all hopes there, so close to each other,are pulled into the void every night;when a band of pale twinkles milking the wayacross the divine breadth of skywhere every heart belongs.- From the poem "The Universe In Blossom - Munia Khan
You can have a lot of friends, but do you know your close friends. - Vinnie Fisher
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
He pulled her close kissing her mouth taking her by surprise. He stepped back passion smoldering in his eyes. She looked at him touching her mouth where his kiss still burned. - Amanda Stephan
holding the eveningtremblingly close to mei weepinto the sun lettingthe burdenof hopelift off my chesti realizethis is what it meansto be free. - Sanober Khan
How can one change one's entire life and build a new one on one moment of love? And yet, that's what you make me want to close my eyes and do. - Greta Garbo
God put us here, on this carnival ride. We close our eyes never knowing where it'll take us next. - Carrie Underwood
look, tiny - i’m trying to be on my best behavior, but you have to understand - i’m always standing on the edge of something bad. and sometimes someone like you can make me look the other way, so that i don’t know how close i am to falling over. but i always end up turning my head. always. - David Levithan
Its funny when people recently change their attitude to gain entrance into your heart, which may only ignite your passion to close the door. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing. - Sylvia Plath
Seriously, this old woman had no idea how close she came to being squashed like a roach. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency - P.S. Martinez
Work like hell, tell everyone everything you know, close a deal with a handshake, and have fun. - Harold Eugene Edgerton
Close cycles. Not because of pride or arrogance, but because that no longer fits your life - Paulo Coelho
The equilibrium of power between God and Human is getting so close; God has built the planet in 6 days and today we can destroy it within half a day. - M.F. Moonzajer
Lovers have no primary needs; they are close to the gods. - Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann
The only tension that gets my attention, is when I stick a fork too close to my silver filling. - A Kalon Writer
...because there's a secret order. The books, you can't place them random. The other day I put Cervantes next to Tolstoj.And I thought, if close to Anna Karenina we have Don Quixote, sure the latter will do his best to save her. - Ettore Scola
Without feeling so close, so connected, so comfortable to a person for what I have sex. - Baris Gencel
Is my imagination as important as reality? Sometimes I think YES... It's imagination what makes reality tolerable... Sometimes, I just want to close my eyes and fall in to the endless imagination... - Rati Tsiteladze
Andi would close my eyes foreverif you promise to let me stay in your dreams - Aditya Kandari
If you want to get warm you must stand near the fire: if you want to be wet you must get into the water. If you want joy, power, peace, eternal life, you must get close to, or even into, the thing that has them. - C.S. Lewis
I think, your shadow don't leave in darkness. In fact, it gets as close as you that there is no difference between you and your shadow. At that time you both exists as one. Shadows never leave. Real love & friends are like shadows, they never leave you and always there. Not even in your dark days. - Qasim Chauhan
The authentic answer is always the question’s vitality. It can close in around the question, but it does so in order to preserve the question by keeping it open. - Maurice Blanchot
Death was a quiet evil, unavoidable like the dark night and defenseless sleep and tearful sorrows. It had hunted her down and slithered close, wanting only to smother every last flicker of life."—from "My Aquarius - Richelle E. Goodrich
Darkness is but a door, scary not because it opens, but out of fear that it will never close - Johnathan Jena
My life got happier when I trusted my gut to tell me when to open the door or close the door. There is joy to be found in keeping away from people & situations which could harm my self-respect my peace my worth. - Karen Salmansohn
I forgive, but I also learn a lesson. I won’t hate you, but I’ll never get close enough for you to hurt me again. I can’t let my forgiveness become foolish. - Tony Gaskins
Ours is the century of enforced travel of disappearances. The century of people helplessly seeing others, who were close to them, disappear over the horizon. - John Berger
Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. - Sun-tzu
When a fairy tale ends a new one starts. Close your eyes and say ‘once upon a time’ with me; who knows we may catch the beginning of a fairy tale which will bless us with a happy ending.By - Ted`s Tale - T. Afsin Ilgar
I close my eyes and I can see a better day. I close my eyes and pray - Justin Bieber
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
If you want a happy ending, it just depends on where you close the book! - Orson Welles
Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.This means the when you go to sleep you close your eyes and you are and look like you are dead but then when you wake up it looks like you are reborn because you are up and ready. - Mahatma Gandhi
If you believe getting close to being 50 is bad... wait to see how one feels when getting far crom that age - Luispa
Beautiful places are not just a joy for the moment, while you’re there. They will become homes for you, spaces of solace and comfort, where you can close your eyes and go to. Nothing you experience will ever go away. It belongs to you now. Just feel. Don’t be afraid to feel. - Charlotte Eriksson
That which does not kill you ... probably isn't close enough, so just start running. - Matthew D. Ryan
Every touch of you on my skin has burnt and etched your name on my soul. Whenever I close my eyes and try to feel myself, all I can hear is constant echoes of your name in my head, and all I can feel is the constant longing for the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began. - Leo Tolstoy
You have to dig deep in yourself to dream. You have to close your eyes to see. - Debasish Mridha
The wisest keeps something of the vision of a child. Though he may understand a thousand things that a child could not understand, he is always a beginner, close to the original meaning of life.
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. None of Nature's landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild. - John Muir
We throw stones though we live in glass houses,We talk shit like its a cross to bare.You're only relevant 'til you get older.Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer - Alex Gaskarth
Live like a Flower, close our eyes in the night for to sleep and in the morning we show our best. - Jan Jansen
Many of the most powerful things in life are not tangible. All it takes is for you to close your eyes to see. - Shannon L. Alder
To see your inner-self, close your eyes and feel. - Debasish Mridha
The job of the writer is to take a close and uncomfortable look at the world they inhabit, the world we all inhabit, and the job of the novel is to make the corpse stink. - Walter Mosley
I can tell you I love you as many times as you can stand to hear it, but all it does is remind us that love is not enough. Not even close. - Mark Andrus
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas A. Edison
Does progress mean that we dissolve our ancient myths? If we forget our legends, I fear that we shall close an important door to the imagination - James Christensen
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and have the two as close together as possible. - George Burns
Stock option plans reward the executive for doing the wrong thing. Instead of asking, 'Are we making the right decision?' he asks, 'How did we close today?' It is encouragement to loot the corporation. - Peter Drucker
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
After I see a painting, I go into a room, I close my eyes and I slowly escape into the beauty of the painting. I reflect on the painting, the nuances of the artwork, it's theme, mood and highlights -until the magic of the painting flashes before me. - Srinidhi.R
In deep silence, close your eyes and let your heart fly by spreading those wings of love in an unknown sky. - Debasish Mridha
I tried to believe that there is a God, who created each of us in His own image and likeness, loves us very much, and keeps a close eye on things. I really tried to believe that, but I gotta tell you, the longer you live, the more you look around, the more you realize, something is fucked up. - George Carlin
Today you closed your eyes on violence, tomorrow, the violence will close your eyes on you. - VicDo
When you are angry, do not speak, but close your eyes. You can regain your inner peace with a word of prayer. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Being tired isn't the same as being rich, but most times it's close enough. - Chuck Palahniuk
If you are really bored with life, just meet a decent magician and have a close up magic show, he will restore inspiration in your life. - Amit Kalantri
And I breathe large at home. I drop my cloak,Unclasp my girdle, loose the band that tiesMy hair...now could I but unloose my soul!We are sepulchred alive in this close world,And want more room. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
People form close friendships by knowing private things about each other, and the reason most people don't make close friends is because they're too embarrassed to share anything really important about themselves. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Distance reflects the true intensity of the relationship.. Some people come too close & Some forgets that u exist too.. - Vineet Upadhyay
Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you'll be so close as to be living inside each other's skins. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Even if I don't have wings to fly, I'll close my eyes and open my heart; then I'll make love my wings and hope the winds that give me flight. - Imania Margria
It's not easy to get close to anyone.... Everyone's afraid of everybody else.... maybe because we're all afraid of ourselves. - Ellen Hopkins
To give advice to a man who asks what to do with his life implies something very close to egomania. To presume to point a man to the right and ultimate goal to point with a trembling finger in the RIGHT direction is something only a fool would take upon himself. - Hunter S. Thompson
To close a fellow human being in your heart compels more respect than attending 1000 Christmas Masses. - Ben Midland
Stay close 2 those who sing, tell stories, and enjoy life, and those eyes sparkle wiz happiness is contagious and will always manage 2 find a solution, whereas logic can find only an explanation 4 the mistake made." me!! ;) - Paulo Coelho
The better you know someone, the less well you often see them (and the less well they can therefore be transferred into fiction). They may be so close as to be out of focus, and there is no operating novelist to dispel the blur. - Julian Barnes
They say that only very good friends quarrel. But at the end of the day a quarrel is a fight between two people’s egos. Since people cannot understand each other by just being honest. May be its impossible to live your whole life without getting hurt but don’t hurt the people close to you. - Ai Yazawa
After all you didn't answer "Why?", why you close and reject it... "Not Interested", doesn't sound like a reason, does it? - Deyth Banger
Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. - Shel Silverstein
Finding the one who loves you is like lottery but you don't have to close up the page, just keep on searching and you'll find. - Auliq Ice
It all goes so fast, and character makes the difference when it's close. - Jesse Owens
I want to sleep. To find a safe place somewhere, and close my eyes, and rest, like an animal. That is what I am. An animal. Living from moment to moment, day to day, trying to make sense of the world in which I find myself. - S.J. Watson
The human mind and what we've achieved with it is remarkable. But it does not come close to what we can do, be, see and heal with our hearts - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The return from your work must be the satisfaction which that work brings you and the world's need of that work. With this, life is heaven, or as close to heaven as you can get. Without this - with work which you despise, which bores you can which the world does not need - this life is hell.
Keep those that influence you for the better close and never give them a reason to keep you far away. - Shannon L. Alder
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping sone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. - Johnny Cash
We must love those close to us, all the time, every day. Moments only happen once. Make them matter. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
Funny how nobody talks on the tubes, isn't it? I rarely catch the tube myself, or lifts. Confined spaces, everybody shuts down. Why is that? Perhaps we think everybody on the tube is a potential psychopath or a drunk,so we close down and pretend to read a book or something. - John Hannah
Holding you close to my heart makes me feel special. In this moment, I am free to be me. - Zarina Bibi
Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan
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
Fate and destiny are close woven within us and near them can be found the true genius of our lives. - Michael Meade
I don’t want fame, money, or duty. I want to close my eyes and see your loving beauty. - Debasish Mridha
Guys, close your eyes.Imagine you have a daughter. Imagine she is dating a guy like you. Did you smile? No?Then change. - chocolate socrates
You can see Heaven, if you just close your eyes. - Anthony Liccione
A penny will hide the biggest star in the Universe if you hold it close enough to your eye.
Stay close to the serenity of a lake to meet your own peace of mind. - Munia Khan
But what if you're wrong?What if there's more?What if there's hope you never dreamed of hoping for?What if you jump?And just close your eyes?What if the arms that catch you, catch you by surprise?What if He's more than enough?What if it's love? - Nichole Nordeman
Writers should cut as close to the vein as possible. The readers don't want to be covered in your warm sticky blood, but they want to come as close to it as possible. - Robert Black
Dangerously close to having to work for a living. - Rosen Topuzov
And I remember quiet evenings trembling close to you... - Tom Waits
Close your mouth, Michael; we are not a codfish.
Poor Mexico - so far from God and so close to the United States.
While struggling with all the loss in her life, she mournfully thought, "If only I could forget..." But that would be too easy, wouldn't it? However, she did with most; she never got too close and she never stayed too long, but there she was...struggling with all the loss in her life. - Donna Lynn Hope
Little Joe was still behind him. Eli could feel it. He wanted to look back, but he couldn’t. The tears were too close. If he were Fancy, he’d turn around and kick and buck and moo and do just about anything to keep his calf near. But Eli wasn’t Fancy; he was a farmer. - Sandra Neil Wallace
If I close my eyes, I do not see anything but, if I imagine, I see something. To look beyond what you look and see, use your minds eye and not your eyes - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When we're all alone, it might be to frightening to bear... but we're all right beside each other. We've got our friends close by! Now, there's nothing to fear! Because we're not alone!!! - Hiro Mashima
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