Quotation Explorer - 'Curse'

Write a little. Read a little. Dick around on the internet. Post something to Pinterest or Facebook. Text a friend. Write some more. Curse it because it's shit. Write some more. Repeat. - Katrina Monroe
Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart. - Christina Westover
As I like to put it, we have hit pay dirt. The effort to cure the resource curse is a good example of what private foundations working with NGOs can accomplish. - George Soros
Generations of parents have upheld this line if thinking. When a daughter showed a promise of talent, they saw it as a curse and worried that she would die young. Eventually, the very lack of talent became a sure sign of virtue for women. - He Zhen
Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures - character. - Harry Truman
Jesus teaches us to bless our enemies (Matthew 5:44) To bless those who curse us (Luke 6:28). To never avenge yourselves (Romans 12:19). When we truly forgive someone, we need to come to the place where we can bless them and desire God’s blessing also on their lives. - Greg Gordon
It's harder to make something good when you can't curse all the time. - Tina Fey
Don’t criticize or curse at darkness; be wise and never forget to light a candle. - Debasish Mridha
Was this new self awareness a gift or a curse? - D. Morgenstern
So I can curse my pain all I want. I can try to leave it at the door. But maybe I should say grace, gnaw on its bones and thank it for nourishment instead. Maybe for now it's what's keeping me alive. And for now, I can accept living out of spite. - Little Bear the Bearded Lady
That's a good attitude. You should hate me more, curse me more, and detest me! Then you should take the power of that hatred and use it to survive this rotten world. - Hideaki Sorachi
Your pain is trying to tell you something. It is not an accident, a curse, or an inconvenience. Pain is a form of self-communication. - Vironika Tugaleva
This love of money is the curse of American, and for the sake of it men will sell honor and honesty, till we don't know whom to trust, and it is only a genius like Agassiz who dares to say, 'I cannot waste my time in getting rich,'" said Mrs. Jessie sadly. - Louisa May Alcott
Murder is murder,as much a curse to the slayer as to the slain, and cannot be a matter of indifference, whoever the dead may be. - Ellis Peters
It is the curse of the powerful to be blind to their own faults. - Robert Fanney
CURSE, v.t. Energetically to belabor with a verbal slap-stick. This is an operation which in literature, particularly in the drama, is commonly fatal to the victim. Nevertheless, the liability to a cursing is a risk that cuts but a small figure in fixing the rates of life insurance. - Ambrose Bierce
We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. - Sir Winston Churchill
Ah remember walkin along Princes Street wi Spud, we both hate walkin along that hideous street, deadened by tourists and shoppers, the twin curse ay modern capitalism. - Irvine Welsh
The seasons are colliding together, storms are destroying lives, and love is a dangerous curse.-The Vangeretta Curse - Christina Mobley
The greatest curse in life that one can acquire is REGRET. - Mehdia Nadeem Rajab Ali
We create our own reality. The blessing (or problem) with this is that when one creates one's own reality, one must live it! Are you living a blessing or is it a curse? - Gary R. Ryan
I don't know anymore, whether it's a curse or a blessing to see the beauty in the ugly. Growing up simply and getting old complexly. I now see reason behind sin, and love behind pain. - Hubert Martin
Nothing can save you from hate, empty all your treasures and give it to people and one out of the multitudes will curse you, so live your life to please yourself and not others. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I, a miserable wretch, haunted by a curse that shut up every avenue to enjoyment. - Mary Shelley
We kill, kill, kill. Flesh, spirit, whatever gets in our way. It's like our whole purpose is to extinguish life. And for those who live, there's memory, like a curse. We're such a mixture of frailty and cruelty. - Douglas Clegg
Work is the curse of the drinking classes. - Oscar Wilde
The common curse of mankind,-folly and ignorance. - William Shakespeare
I finally understand. Cancer is not a gypsy curse. It's a huge smashing wave. It catches you and drags you out. And anybody can be spit back up, and anybody can drown. -The Lucky Place - Zu Vincent
Oh dear…then they must already be on the march! We have to hurry and get to the Hamblings…before nightfall!’ - Phillip Celeste from Curse of Ancient Shadows - Rod Tyson
For some, memories are a blessing. They give one something to look at and cherish in dark times. For some, memories are a curse. They give one pain, guilt, and sorrow. But for all, memories make up who we are now. - Taylor Chackowsky
Religion is most often a curse; it teaches us to hate others. - Debasish Mridha
Don't make anybody Use you,be smart , else Dont curse them when they chew u out and throw you,they were smart not you - Akshay
Karma can be seen as a curse or a gift a curse because it keeps us attached to this world and a gift because it creates links with our loved ones it’s like a chain that binds us all together. - Abdullah Fort
Any religion which uses the words such as hell, fire, curse, burning, amputating can never be a religion of love because a religion of love must only use the language of love, must only use only the sweet words of affection, not the words of darkness and torture! - Mehmet Murat ildan
...because it is the privilige and the curse of midnight's children to be both masters and victims of their times, to forsake privacy and be sucked into the annihilating whirlpool of the multitudes, and to be unable to live or die in peace. - Salman Rushdie
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. - Eleanor Roosevelt
The curse of imagination is picturing the world as it should be. - Morley
You can curse the moonCurse the day your’re bornBut the pilot of your plane is youWe’re all in this world, by a greater plan Look up, lift your wings, Because you canThe Light Said (The First Song album) - Phyllis Wheaton
In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries. - Ezra Pound
That which is won ill, will never wear well, for there is a curse attends it which will waste it. The same corrupt dispositions which incline men to sinful ways of getting, will incline them to the like sinful ways of spending.
Better light a candle than curse the darkness. - Confucius possibly
You better not be touched by love; you are living peacefully. But if you do, you better not be left by it. Because the wounded in love is only shreds of heart scattered. Even if you manage to regain it, you will never be that peaceful person again. Such is the curse of love. - Heenashree Khandelwal
There is absolutely no worse death curse than the humdrum daily existence of the living dead. - Anthon St. Maarten
You can curse the darkness, or you can dispel it. - A.D. Posey
The cross the preacher had told him about was bloody, not flaming; meek, not militant. It had made him feel awe and wonder, not fear and panic. It had made him want to kneel and cry, but this cross made him want to curse and kill. - Richard Wright
Commitment is a curse if it interferes with righteousness. - Amit Kalantri
One destructive mind-set that must be altered in our society is the thought that work is a curse. - Sunday Adelaja
The curse of modern times is, that almost everything does create controversy. - Horace Walpole
Alvin didn't cry, didn't curse, didn't holler.... He was too far gone to roar on that day or even to crack. Only I did.... Only I cracked, alone, later in the one place in our house where I knew I could go to be apart from the living and all that they cannot not do. - Philip Roth
There are places I cannot visit. Places of unbearable sadness, grief, mourning. They say places are made by people. I say places are defined by the memories they conjure—the lunge of a curse, a shared and shattered history, a loved one drowned and lost in the ocean of forgetting. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Don't degrade your soul to the extent of believing in curses. No man can curse you except your maker. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Vulnerability is the curse of the thinking classes. - John D. MacDonald
It's both a blessing and a curse to see a woman's beauty! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Work is a blessing when it helps us to think about what we are doing; but it becomes a curse when its sole use is to stop us thinking about the meaning of life. - Paulo Coelho
Writing- the profession in which you stare at a computer screen, stare out the window, type a few words, then curse repeatedly. - Drew Goodman
What-what do you want?" Annabeth asked, trying to maintain a tone of confidence.The voice cackled maliciously.'To curse you, of course! To destroy you thousand times in the name of Mother Night!'"Only a thousand times?" Percy murmured. "Oh, good...I thought we were in trouble. - Rick Riordan
I just sit at my typewriter and curse a bit. - P.G. Wodehouse
I shall curse you with book and bell and candle. - Sir Thomas Malory
Self pity is a curse , which may lead to indignant behavior., while a calm, non-competitive mind, achieves great feat. Competing with one self leads to blessing, while comparing oneself to others and then competing is a destructive path. - Henrietta Newton Martin -Senior Legal Consultant & Author
If you're brave enough to love, and forgive, and call up the factofabulous memories... there's no curse in the world that has any power over you. - Natalie Lloyd
Curse it when it is there.Miss it when it is gone.Human being being human. - Anjali Prabodh
It is far better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness. - W. L. Watkinson
Many people are hurt in Life. But the problem is not the hurt. They Curse, Nurse, and Rehearse their hurt instead of Reversing it, and Live miserably. - RVM
People can hate you or curse you, but if you love, then nothing can touch you. - Debasish Mridha
If money is a curse, may God smite me with it, and may I never recover! - Fiddler on the Roof
Property monopolized or in the possession of a few is a curse to mankind. - John Adams
Blaming yourself is like a curse eating you from within, a rogue virus, cancerous and poisonous. It will drive you mad if you let it . - David Estes
Music sounds different to the one who plays it. It is the musician's curse. - Patrick Rothfuss
GOD Forgave you and GOD forgave me so you and I need to always forgive those who offend us and curse us and speak and write lies about us. - Errol Anthony Smythe.
I think it's absolutely a blessing when you just know what your purpose is and your destiny. I don't think it's a curse at all. - Lady Gaga
Being understanding is a curse because even if they hurt you,they are convinced "you will understand - Himmilicious
The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or a curse. - Carlos Castaneda
Some think intuition is a gift, but it can be a curse as well--a voice calling to us from places that are better left unexplored...an echo of memories that will never die, no matter how hard we try to kill them. - Emily Thorne
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. - Chinese Proverb
O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven;It hath the primal eldest curse upon 't, A brother's murder. - William Shakespeare
He looked like a sexy ninja. Or a tiger ready to pounce on his prey. She just looked like she was sitting sideways on an invisible toilet. Curse the male species for making danger look so good! - Leia Shaw
Working for love is a curse. Working from love is a ministry. - Kris Vallotton
Could an enemy really curse someone? Could the enemy affect reality by the deliberate mental intent of harming? - M.J. Mandoki
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life. - George Bernard Shaw
O curse of marriage, that we can call these delicate creatures ours, and not their appetites. - William Shakespeare
To a fireman, wind is a curse. To a sailor, wind is a blessing. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Dirge of the dying and the stench of fear,Black souls repent as hell draws near," - Percy Pemmeney the smuggler, from Curse of Ancient Shadows. - Rod Tyson
There's a race of men that don't fit in, A race that can't sit still;So they break the hearts of kith and kin, And they roam the world at will.They range the field and rove the flood, And they climb the mountain's crest; Their's is the curse of the gypsy blood, And they don't know how to rest. - Robert W. Service
Animal fight to defend their bodies. Humans curse to defend their imagination of themselves. - Devdutt Pattanaik
Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.
I don’t know what it is but every time I see you I feel such a strong urge, to be near you, to protect you, to hold you in my arms and never let you go. Luke Nero - The Witchlings-Midnight curse - Amanda Turner
Never curse a fall. The ground is where humility lives. - Yasmin Mogahed
When starting out, don’t worry about not having enough money. Limited funds are a blessing, not a curse. Nothing encourages creative thinking in quite the same way. - H. Jackson Brown
Work is the curse of the drinking class. - Oscar Wilde
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