Quotation Explorer - 'Had'

I've had cancer twice and if I had to pick one fate for you, cancer or fertility problems-I'd pick cancer. - Kelly Corrigan
Be fervent in God, and let nothing grieve you, whatever you encounter. - Hadewijch
Maybe I'd see how you could be so certain that we had no chance...at all. - Jason Robert Brown
Having had this kind of binge reading relationship with online content for 15 years we're starting to think 'Hang on, we only have finite time and there is infinite content'. - Seb Emina
I wonder if he had a Cathy and who see was. - John Steinbeck
It is said that if Noah's ark had had to be built by a company; they would not have laid the keel yet; and it may be so. What is many men's business is nobody's business. The greatest things are accomplished by individual men. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
I find it incredibly amazing how at every sunset, the sky is a different shade. No cloud is ever in the same place. Each day is a new masterpiece. A new wonder. A new memory. - Sanober Khan
There was a difference, I had decided, between knowing and believing. And I wanted both. - Laura Bickle
Had he learned nothing from all those years of teaching Hawthorne? Through story after story he’d led his boys to consider the folly of obsession with purity its roots sunk deep in pride, flowering condemnation and violence against others and self. - Tobias Wolff
No matter what genre of Author you are, the true merit of your work lies not within what dreams you inspire in others with your work, but who you help to to achieve their dreams. Author Jude Ouvrard has gone over and beyond, as had Author Anna Othitis in that department. - Books On Fire Tour
Had I told the seaWhat I felt for you,It would have left its shores,Its shells,Its fish,And followed me. - Nizar Qabbani
I thought I had everything until I found you. - Turcois Ominek
Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The truth was, history repeated itself on a daily basis; mistakes were made over and over. People were haunted by what they had done, and by what they hadn't had time to do. - Jodi Picoult
So I had nothing to distract me from my books and their other worlds that swallowed me whole, from Narnia to the Wisconsin woods, from a small town in Sweden to the red earth of Prince Edward Island. Nothing and no one interested me as much as my books. - Luisa Weiss
I have had you in my life for so long, I want to know when the dream ends and the fairy-tale begins... - Virginia Alison
It was strange how fear had gone,now that we knew the worst and had a fighting man by our side. - John Buchan
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. - Leonardo da Vinci
If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings. - Dave Barry
Creativity connects me to my truest self and vulnerability. There is nothing more personally liberating, than reaching for my face and peeling off the social mask that hides my; shadow self, pain and weakness. When i produce from this place of truth, the results transform both creator and beholder. - Jaeda DeWalt
It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made or only just happened. - Mark Twain
Oh for a book and a shady nook,Either indoors or out,with the green leaves whispering overhead,or the street cries all about.Where I may read at all my easeboth of the new and old,For a jolly good book whereon to lookis better to me than gold - John Wilson
Rock and roll was my favorite, but before long I grew to enjoy Shinamoto's brand of classical music. This was music from another world, which had its appeal, but more than that I loved it because she was a part of that world. - Haruki Murakami
That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy. - Thomas Carlyle
Every successful person has had to overcome the fear of failure. - Debasish Mridha
Anybody who tries to change society without first examining the family, is trying to push a shadow without moving a statue. - Stefan Molyneux
No two countries that both had McDonald's had fought a war against each other since each got its McDonald's - Thomas L. Friedman
Perhaps that's why they had been so happy to learn a new tongue in the first place : the self consciousness of it, the effort of it, the grammar of it, pulled you up; a new language provided distance and kept the heart intact. - Kiran Desai
Low and grovelling thoughts of God must be given up; doubting and despairing must be removed; and self-seeking and carnal delights must be forsaken. Across these deep valleys a glorious causeway of grace must be raised. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Proxy religion involves too great a risk: you had better see to your soul's matters yourself, and leave them in no man's hands. - Spurgeon, Charles H.
I don’t want to be labeled as one thing or another. In the past I’ve had successful relationships with men, and now I’m in this successful relationship with a woman. When it comes to love I am totally open. I don’t want to be put into a category, as in ‘I’m this’ or ‘I’m that. - Amber Heard
The report card just told me, my teacher, my parents where my mind was at maybe 3 weeks before when they gave me a test. IT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH MY POTENTIAL. - Bob Proctor
Abba, you may not like it, but what I'm doing is important. If you don't agree, then I'm sorry. I can't do anything about it. - Farahad Zama
Crawling out of the flophouseI saw the mayor stealing my junkI doth protest, citizen's arrestNow my body's in his trunkWhere's the shadow government when you need it?Where's the shadow government?It's a bad, bad world! - They Might Be Giants
The day we find the perfect church, it becomes imperfect the moment we join it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Think Different, Lead Different, Live Different. - Farshad Asl
Even after making up one's mind to the sacrifices Ihad decided upon, there is always left a trace of envyfor those who have triumphed in the melancholystruggle for literary supremacy - Paul Bourget
The report card just told me, my teacher, my parents maybe 3 weeks before when they gave me a test HE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH MY POTENTIAL. - Bob Proctor
You're the best gay friend I've ever had! - America talking to France
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt, or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us - Orison Swett Marden
When I stopped to take a breath, I noticed I had wings. - Jodi Livon
All that old road of the past unreeling dizzily as if the cup of life had been overturned and everything gone mad. My eyes ached in nightmare day (235). - Jack Kerouac
It came to my house.It sat on my shoulders.Your shadow is yours. I told it so. I said it was yours.I have carried it with me too long. I give it back. - Mark Strand
The foreign policy aim of ants can be summed up as follows: restless aggression, territorial conquest, and genocidal annihilation of neighboring colonies whenever possible. If ants had nuclear weapons, they would probably end the world in a week. - Bert Hölldobler, Edward Wilson
He got off on Lincoln and slavery and dared any man there to deny that Lincoln and the negro and Moses and the children of Israel were the same, and that the Red Sea was just the blood that had to be spilled in order that the black race might cross into the Promised Land. - William Faulkner
They still had sexual relations with another, slept in the same bed, shared kisses and intimacy and matrimonial fluid, however both were not married to each other in that sense, although there was a piece of paper that said otherwise. - Keira D. Skye
The descent to Hades is the same from every place. - Anaxagoras
When I was your age...I wish I'd known that I already had everything I needed within myself to be happy, instead of looking for happiness at beauty counters. - Ilene Beckerman
If I had a camera,' I said, 'I'd take a picture of you every day. That way I'd remember how you looked every single day of your life. - Nicole Krauss
I like looking nice, but I always put comfort over fashion. I don't find thin girls attractive; be happy and healthy. I've never had a problem with the way I loo. I'd rather have lunch with my friends than go to the gym. - Adele
To live in the shadow of another person...to desire to be adored as that person is....is the weakest ambition of all. Find yourself. Be loved as yourself. - Faye Hall
He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion. - Cornelius Tacitus
When at work, be diligent because there are many people who wish they had your job, but they couldn't since you are the one who got. - Gugu Mona
As for the errors I make, the only punishment I acknowledge for having made them is my awareness of those errors, and having to live with it: there is, there should be, no heavier penalty on a person's soul, mind and heart. - Joumana Haddad
I'd horsewhip you if I had a horse. - Groucho Marx
He who puts off the light of another had sown the seed of darkness into his own future. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
I have been in the shadows trying to hide from all my pain, but I realize that one day I will walk out the shadows with my head held high - Leian Joseph
Isolation, for him, had become a basic sine qua non for existence and loneliness, his sole companion like a perfectly faithful twin. He was someone for whom even happiness would cry for, mourning the death of his sentiments and murdering the existence of his soul. - Faraaz Kazi
Thus many a melody passed to and fro between the two nightingales, drunk with their passion. Those who heard them listened in delight, and so similar were the two voices that they sounded like a single chant. Born of pain and longing, their song had the power to break the unhappiness of the world. - Nizami Ganjavi
The most intriguing people you will encounter in this life are the people who had insights about you, that you didn't know about yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
Wasn't that the gift of a home? You looked at it the same way, but then when you needed it to, it showed you all over again the many ways you'd been during the time you had been living there. The many ways it brought you back to yourself. The many ways it still brought you back to yourself. - Laura Dave
Stay with me to-night; you must see me die. I have long had the taste of death on my tongue, I smell death, and who will stand by my Constanze, if you do not stay? - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
He, after all, had no standards of manliness, of virility, to complicate his pride. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Love falls in love with love; comes like an echo sounding back, searches its mirrored shadow within a look. - Mocco Wollert
According to the strange mathematics of the god of mutual affinity, the shadows that clouded their pasts when united became only half as dense instead of darker. - The World And The Door - o.henry
Having a holiday weekend without a family member felt like putting on a sweater that had an extra arm. - Pamela Ribon
If God had wanted us to judge other people, we'd all have been born with silly wigs. - Adriano Bulla
At the end of the day, you're only as good as the shadow that was left in the morning. - Aspen Copper
The seeds we sow today will grow to serve as shades for weary travellers tomorrow - Nike Thaddeus
I swore that I would not suffer from the world's grief and the world's stupidity and cruelty and injustice and I made my heart as hard in endurance as the nether millstone and my mind as a polished surface of steel. I no longer suffered, but enjoyment had passed away from me. - Sri Aurobindo
I used to measure the skies, now I measure the shadows of Earth.Although my mind was sky-bound, the shadow of my body lies here.[Epitaph he composed for himself a few months before he died] - Johannes Kepler
I never said you had to like it. You have to accept it. No regret." - Clare Harding From the current book in writing BUMPKIN by . - Lani Brown
then suddenly one day he awake to find that time had gone; the house completed, the imortelle tree cut down, his mother dead. - Earl Lovelace
She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities. - Henry James
It is impossible for a man to outpace his shadow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The King had advertised the old magic tea set, but for some reason, no one wanted sugar teeth that could gouge their eyes out. - Heather Dixon
Man had created God in his own image, not the other way around. He had done it through sheer terror, and who could blame him? Unfortunately he had made too good a job. The god he had invented was just as cruel and careless as man himself. Not a deity to whom one should seriously address a prayer. - Richard Herley
My house burned downBut anyway, it was afterThe flower petals had already fallen - Tachibana Higuchi
I was brought up by people who loved others. I love people. We had no animosity. We had no feeling that we hate anyone. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
...there is something which impresses the mind with awe in the shade and silence of these vast forests. In the deep solitude, alone with nature, we converse with God. - Thaddeus Mason Harris
Sometime you will not feel proud, even you have conquered a country, but some time you will feel proud only standing beside your flag. - M.Rishad Sakhi
Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Reading had become his insatiable vice. - Gabriel García Márquez
Impression I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape. - Claude Monet
A leader must stand up for his team even when he has to stand alone. - Farshad Asl
People used to recordings believed every piece of music had a definitive sound, its emotional context trapped in amber, a butterfly pinned to a board; beautiful, but dead. Live music was just that. Alive. - Tanya Huff
Some even peek through their computer screens to see themselves on FB as others see them, in order to be sure of who they really are. In effect, they have become self-voyeurs! - Nicos Hadjicostis
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering. - Augustine of Hippo
Jangan biarkan bagian keamanan menghancurkan bagianterdalam kalian, jangan biarkan diri kalian kesal dan marah,hanya merugi dan menghabiskan energi. Hadapi denganlapang dada, dan belajar darinya. Bahkan kalian bisa tertawa,karena ini hanya gangguan sementara. - Ustad Salman (Negeri 5 Menara)
For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue that I had to do the job myself. - Anaïs Nin
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his. - Helen Keller
Even if you had committed a murder, I would have committed one too just so I could be with you… Even if you could not speak, see, hear or walk... I would have always, do you hear me, always stayed with you! - Rom Amor
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. - James Baldwin
I have often reflected upon the new vistas that reading has opened to me. I knew right there in prison that reading had changed forever the course of my life. As I see it today, the ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive. - Malcolm X
And to think I could be at home cleaning the cat box," Esther Charlemagne said. "Watching for a Peeping Tom is so much better."~ Chapter 2 The Night Shadow by - Cheri Vause
Apologizing is different from begging, it doesn't change your status, go ahead and get on your knees, spill tears if you got it, for the person you offended, if at all you had a place in their hearts, you'll be totally forgiven and accepted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I wither slowly in thine arms; here at the quiet limit of the world, a white hair'd shadow roaming like a dream. - Alfred Tennyson
High school wasn't a trial by fire or some ordeal that had to be survived. It was all a big joke. You just had to provide the laugh track. - Scott Westerfeld
If the problems you have this year are the same problems you had last year, then you are not a leader. You are rather a problem on your own that must be solved. - Israelmore Ayivor
They say you start weaving clearer, sharper memories after you've been to a place at least twice. Because then the reflection is more of validation. Let the rush come to you and let your senses be flushed the first time. There will be time for reflection after you've had your fill. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
By the time I had complete my 22nd year, I was a new man - an atheist. - Béla Bartók
She had wit, she had grace, she had beauty; But above all, she had truth. - Leo Tolstoy
So rest a while, we can talk in the cool of the evening. Or the cool of the morning. There 's seldom as much hurry as I used to think there was." -HawkWho had been ArchmageThe Other Wind - Ursula K. Le Guin
There is a correlation between the number of days since a man last had sex, and, the number of women that he is convinced he is in love with, or, the number of things that he is willing to do for a woman. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it? - Henry David Thoreau
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy. - W.B. Yeats
This book fills a much-needed gap. - Moses Hadas
I was astonished at the effect my successful landing in France had on the nations of the world. To me, it was like a match lighting a bonfire.
They had that special grace, that special spirit that says, 'Give me a challenge and I'll meet it with joy." on Challenger disaster - Ronald Reagan
In a series of events, all of which had been a bit thick, this, in his opinion, achieved the maximum of thickness. - P.G. Wodehouse
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. - Mark Twain
Whoever destroys a single life is as guilty as though he had destroyed the entire world; and whoever rescues a single life earns as much merit as though he had rescued the entire world. - The Talmud
The beauty of shadow comes from the beauty of light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Get acquainted with your shadow, or find yourself surprised when a crisis emerges. - M.B. Dallocchio
Until he had come up with a name, he was too pathetic to look at -- a real idiot. But now that he had some label like graviconcentrate, he thought that he understood everything and life was a breeze. - Arkady Strugatsky
The days passed, the weeks. But everything seemed to have fused, gone into a conglomerated mass. He could not tell one day from another, hardly one place from another. Nothing was distinct or distinguishable. Often he lost himself for an hour at a time, could not remember what he had done. - D.H. Lawrence
Somebody had said how only 15 paisa of the one rupee sent from the Centre reached the intended beneficiaries. The job of a leader isn't just to diagnose the disease but to treat it - Narendra Modi
Ketika anda menerima hadiah yang bernilai maka anda harus siap kehilangan sesuatu yang paling berharga pada diri anda, karena dari kebanyakan hati tidak ditemukan ketulusan yang murni - khangzack
A mother is a dealer of hope. - Farshad Asl
Why do people always expect authors to answer questions? I am an author because I want to ask questions. If I had answers, I'd be a politician. - Eugène Ionesco
Difficult but worth it-- that's how my mother had once describe life with Omi. - Kamila Shamsie
Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses. - Plato
When you ask for assistance from your guides and the Masters of LightKnow that they already help you as much as they can.It is you who must come to meet them halfway. Do not ask them as if they had power to change your life.They only can guide you to be your own best guide. - Raphael Zernoff
A reputation is like a shadow; it hides when you go to sleep, but always returns with the sun… - Nanette L. Avery
He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it. - Dante Alighieri
As it is I'm a dated novelist, whom hardly anybody reads, or if they do, most of them don't understand what I am on about. Certainly I wish I had never written Voss, which is going to be everybody's albatross. - Patrick White
Don't judge me by my mistakes, judge me by the implications they had. - Amit Abraham
I would almost rather we had died that day than to have found ourselves here, lost somewhere between the dreaming and the coming true. - Robert Benson
May your feet ever walk in the light of two suns... and may the moonshadow never fall on you... - Robert Fanney
God cannot be everywhere; that's why he had created Philanthropists(Volunteers and Donors). - Sabiha Hasan
They that fail to understand their dreams, visions and aspirations in life and the real steps to take to make dreams a reality shall always have realities of life teaching them the had I knows of life. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
It takes a leader to create the momentum, it takes a vision to direct the momentum, it takes a massive action to build on the momentum, and it takes self-discipline to sustain the momentum. Momentum is the bridge between a vision and its results. - Farshad Asl
Yesterday I was sad, today I am happy! Yesterday I had a problem, today I still have the same problem! But today I changed the way I look at it! - C. JoyBell C.
Some women had more penises in their mouth than men had kisses in theirs but it's a relationship that clarifies their worth. - Kent Lamarc
we are the living links in a life force that moves and plays around and through us, binding the deepest soils with the farthest stars. - Alan Chadwick
Have not all races had their first unity from a mythology that marries them to rock and hill? - William Butler Yeats
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name. - Theodore Roosevelt
#Ola MusingsHer brow's penciled bowEyes tinged with kohl wowA mere passing shadow of hersCauses dust dry bloom wow!By nCr - NarayanChandraRauf
They can't see your painThey can't see your sadness They will smile if you smile to themThey will leave you if you frown to them - Hadi NourAllah
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it. - Lord Acton
And of course, when you see your brother in the toilet bowl...there's a little voice that say, 'I wonder where he would go...'...if it hadn't been for his head... - Bill Cosby
So many things I had thought forgottenReturn to my mind with stranger pain:Like letters that arrive addressed to someoneWho left the house so many years ago. - Philip Larkin
You're not under attack when others gain rights and privileges you've always had. - DaShanne Stokes
A thousand times I was ready to regret and take back my rash statement - yet it had been the truth. - Hermann Hesse
O what fine thought we had because we thought that the worst rogues and rascals had died out.
It has been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that you miss 100% of the shots you do not take.
When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along. - Carl Sandburg
When the chips are down, you are giventhe chance to find the strength you never knew you had and put it toward the greater good. Or go over to the dark side. You know, if that’s how you roll. - Jessica Lave
If you had told me, though, when I was twenty-four that I would write about Skokie, Illinois, where I grew up, I would have said, ‘You’re out of your mind. Why would I have Skokie in a poem?’ But you become resigned. Your job is to write about the life you actually have. - Edward Hirsch
Naming can satisfy a need, it can shorten a conversation that otherwise might go on for hours. - Nihad Sirees
And even though they had not had sex yet, he was a great lover, replacing sex with the science of bravery and inner strength. Meredith had always wanted a man with this kind of depth. - Keira D. Skye
The Soul has never become impure not even for a second and if it had become impure then no one in this world would have been able to purify it. - Dada Bhagwan
Perspective is as simple as answering this question: If I had 5 months to live would I experience this problem differently? - Shannon L. Alder
He wanted revenge and I knew he would not stop until he got it. I had to hope he would run out of fuel. - Brenda Perlin
The thing that had been, it is that which shall be; And that which is done is that which shall be done. - Compton Gage
Yang tidak wajar justru ketika kita tidak punya rasa apa-apa terhadap aneka perubahan dan kondisi yang terjadi - Ririe Khayan
Happiness is a shadow. If you chase it, it moves further away. But if you turn to make others happy, it will follow you. Make others Happy and be Happy.- - RVM
If Fran Lebowitz and Ian Fleming had blessed the world with a love child it would have been author J. Fields Jr. - Edward Medina
When I first tried a sensory deprivation tank, people thought I had lost my mind. In fact, I had found it. - Ryan Lilly
Death. It was something I had to think about once. Weird, right? Strange that death was ever an inevitable end, but it wasn’t anymore. Not really. I eluded it. Tricked it. It was an odd concept—the world aged, moved forward, yet I . . . didn’t. - Laura Kreitzer
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. - W. C. Fields
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
Being at one with everything just means accepting that the future is always going to be unsure and learning to find ways to be okay with the uncontrollable sequence of events. - Mohadesa Najumi
I never married, but if I had done so, I'm sure I'd have divorced the sod a long time ago. Life is simply too short to hang around with annoying people. That may be why I have so few friends. I'm sure my daughter concurs. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
Nay, tempt me not to love again: There was a time when love was sweet; Dear Nea! had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet! But oh! this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one! Would I endure such pangs again. - Sir Thomas More
If I had lost everything and was out on the streets with no money I would go sit in the library and read and meditate for weeks at a time. - Matthew Donnelly
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's a day you've had everything to do and you've done it. - Margaret Thatcher
We've been had. - Rosen Topuzov
There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before. - Willa Cather
A strange marriage that had been, though most marriages appear strange to spectators. - Ellen Glasgow
I was thinking as small children think, as if my thoughts or wishes had the power to reverse the narrative, change the outcome. - Joan Didion
Sunday lay so heavily in the air as to become almost nauseating. Maigret used to claim openly, half seriously, half in fun, that he had always had the knack of sensing a Sunday from his bed, without even having to open his eyes. - Georges Simenon
If you're the only one that can see the genius in you, It's best you revisit the drawing board. - Nike Thaddeus
his shirt had more wrinkles than a smoker's lips - Diana Rowland
It had never occurred to me that our lives, which had been so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed. - Kazuo Ishiguro
The others in the dorm thought I wanted to be a writer, because I was always alone with a book, but I had no such ambition. , Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established. - Rudyard Kipling
Like all wage slaves, he had two crosses to bear: the people he worked for and the people he worked with. - Stephen Vizinczey
While looking down memory lane, I realized that I have had an unusual and extraordinary life at times. Then it dawned on me, maybe it's because I'm supposed to help unusual and extraordinary lives. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I only knew to treat the male asshole as if it had a grenade buried inside of it that could ignite a deadly explosion of anger, trauma, and sexual confusion. - Maggie Young
Kuandika hadithi ni kitu kimoja. Kuweka kanuni za fasihi katika hadithi ni kitu kingine. - Enock Maregesi
The simple act of having a camera, not a cell phone, but a camera-camera, there’s a kind of a heightened perceptional awareness that occurs. Like, I could walk from here to the highway in two minutes, but if I had a camera, that walk could take me two hours. - Jerry N. Uelsmann
I was at a party in 1989 and Ian McEwan, Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a sofa wondering where the next generation of great British writers would come from. As we talked, it became clear they had never read a word by me. - Jeanette Winterson
I've often thought that the process of aging could be slowed down if it had to go through Congress.
If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone. - Thomas Hardy
The old longing i had thought dead, rose in me like a flame - Sam Selvon
If I had a nickel for time Higgs told me about his particle I'd have more money than Bill Gates. - Boson
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? - Vincent Van Gogh
When you see no present advantage, walk by faith and not by sight. Do God the honor to trust Him when it comes to matters of loss for the sake of principle. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
We have a choice. We can be jaded by what we’ve lost, or joyous over what that thing had accomplished while we had it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Your environment should not restrict your growth. Your atmosphere will impact your sprit, mind and body. The right one can make a world of difference in your life and the life of all within your world. Create a growth environment to grow consistently and to impact many around you - Farshad Asl
I envy people who know how to talk to her, my heart begins to pound whenever I see her and she forces me to forget all what I have had rehearsed in my mind. For me, not being able to tame my heart is the one failure I cherish the most. - Baseer Khan
Whenever you look at a piece of work and you think the fellow was crazy, then you want to pay some attention to that. One of you is likely to be, and you had better find out which one it is. It makes an awful lot of difference.
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. - Henry David Thoreau
Entrepreneurship is not a title, it is a mindset, a way of life; it is the future! - Farshad Asl
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
I had to get used to it because my life was no longer safe and I was no longer protected like I once was. - Brenda Perlin
I did not want to set my world alight, to watch it burn because of the sister I had come to love too much. - Sarah Swainson
you choose darknessyou choose light,but you will know if you chose right. - Haddi az
I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. - Oprah Winfrey
The meek shall inherit the earth? Well... I don't think so. If by meek you mean friendly and introverted, okay maybe, but if by meek you mean unwilling to take a chance, then never. If I was a betting man and I had to wager on who I thought would inherit the earth, my money would be on the curious. - Jim Coudal
Death had marked his family with unbreakable black halos, until only two remained. - R.W. Patterson
There are scores of people waiting for someone just like us to come along; people who will appreciate our compassion, our encouragement, who will need our unique talents. Someone who will live a happier life merely because we took the time to share what we had to give. - Leo Buscaglia
Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The world of fantasy can always blindfold. Had I know is a gateway to the realities of life - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I knew with certainty now—I could say no, and he would stop. Above all, I felt the fierce beauty of the choice. I knew now what it was that had held me from falling into my desire to be with him fully: I first needed to make sure he was a man who would respect my 'No. - Aspen Matis
Love cannot be hidden. It even shines in the darkest places." ~ , The Shadow Catcher's Daughter - Carla Olson Gade
Every time you do a good deed you shine the light a little farther into the dark. And the thing is, when you're gone that light is going to keep shining on, pushing the shadows back. - Charles de Lint
If you say no to oppurtunity, you had said no to life - Leonardo Theoson
Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that. - Tom Perrotta
I had a dream last night that a hamburger was eating ME! - Jerry Seinfeld
There was one of two things I had a right to: liberty or death. If I could not have one, I would have the other; for now man should take me alive. - Harriet Tubman
I imagined the sound of whips on black backs and the roar of the overseer over the cry of mothers being separated from their babies. I pulled on all the strength I had not to shot out every valuable leaded pane of glass in that stinking house. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
If I ever reach heaven I expect to find three wonders there: first, to meet some I had not thought to see there; second, to miss some I had expected to see there; and third, the greatest wonder of all, to find myself there. - Billy Joel
He had made a fairly unambiguous pass at her, as she was getting out of the cab. But event that had come to nothing. Sheba said that she had sensed something resentful about him, as if he begrudged her for having the power to attract him. - Zoë Heller
Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it. - Dalai Lama XIV
The Church says that the Earth is flat, but I know that it is round. For I have seen the shadow of the earth on the moon and I have more faith in the Shadow than in the Church. - Magellan
So many men in my life have tried to fix me; they viewed me as a fiery being who is in need of taming - Mohadesa Najumi
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. - William James
No one that ever lived has ever had enough power, prestige, or knowledge to overcome the basic condition of all life - you win some and you lose some.
Anyone who had ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor. - James Baldwin
Only Give up,When Your Hearts Gives up.(Don't Give up, till your Last Breath) - Fahad Rashiq
Forward thinkers create a plan, focus on the plan, and execute the plan. Procrastinators just talk about the plan, get distracted with the minor things and postpone the plan. - We don't need time management, we need life management with purpose. - Farshad Asl
Carcharadon carcharias. Six thousandpounds of muscle powering a hoopof butcher's knives. The only animalthat ate its weaker siblings in the womb.Immune from cancer. Constantly awake. - Mark Haddon
Duše je tedy jakýsi třetí svět sám o sobě. Tuto myšlenku musíme přijmout, vyplývají z však pozoruhodné důsledky, z nichž některé jsou racionální, zatímco jiné můžeme pouze tušit a odhadovat. - Miroslav Plzák
The soul would have no rainbow, had the eyes no tears. - John Vance Cheney
If Layla and Majnoon had seen Rasoolallah and Sayyiduna Abu Bakr, they would have bowed their heads and admitted they knew nothing about love and sacrifice. - Shaykh Mohammed Aslam
Back in the day, it was either both a mother and her daughter had pubic hair, or the daughter didn’t. Today, in many a case, the mother is the one who doesn’t. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The greatest obstacles I ever had to overcome had been my own insecurities. - Charles Shoenfeld
If I had said that I didn’t want to know if Christianity was true, David would not have pursued our conversations any further. He had long before realized that people who want to avoid the truth usually succeeded. - Nabeel Qureshi
Groanings which cannot be uttered are often prayers which cannot be refused. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Living in the shadows is cold... know this before you go living there. - Deyth Banger
This is the great world, and I am only Kim. Who is Kim?' He considered his own identity, a thing he had never done before, till his head swam. He was one insignificant person in all this roaring whirl of India, going southward to he knew not what fate. - Rudyard Kipling
As it turns out, Plutarch, consciously or unconsciously, touched on a truth that most of us feel, but rarely meditate upon: the little things in behaviour are the door not only to the real character of people but also to their soul. - Nicos Hadjicostis
But he couldn’t risk taking the helmet off. It was the only thing saving him from the firing squad. He was no longer able to keep his thoughts silent. No longer able to squash his misgivings about what he had done. - TC Avey
The way a crowShook down on meThe dust of snowFrom a hemlock treeHas given my heartA change of moodAnd saved some partOf a day I had rued. - Robert Frost
Tiga hal yang dapat saya simpulkan dari orang yang (tidak)sengaja menertawakan orang cacat:1. Penghinaan terhadap ciptaan Tuhan.2. Sangat peduli sama orang cacat tapi caranya salah. 3. Tidak lebih sempurna dari orang cacat, karena hatinya lebih cacat. - Eka Prasetyani
This life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been an actual life, you would have received further instructions as to what to do and where to go. - Unknown
She said that my good qualities were my bad qualities -- this I have come to realize is true of everyone. On the one hand, I was game, eager and perfectly ready to see what was in front of me. On the other hand, I had no sense of direction or destiny. - Laurie Colwin
I'd been willing to kill for the people I loved for a very long time; now I had to start living for them. - Laurell K. Hamilton
We’ve had bad luck with our kids they’ve all grown up. - Christopher Morley
The thought manifests the word;The word manifests the deed;The deed develops into habit;And habit hardens into character;So watch the thought and its ways with care,And let them spring forth from loveBorn out of compassion for all beings.As the shadow follows the body, as we think, so we become. - Juan Mascaró
We had the experience but missed the meaning. - T.S. Eliot
Dream of yoking a gnat with an archangel, and then imagine that you can help your Lord in the work of salvation. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Everyone who got where he is has had to begin where he was. - Robert Louis Stevenson
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not. - Mark Twain
When you are lonely for a while don't get restless, if you had born alone, you are going to die alone then for sometime you can certainly live alone. - Amit Kalantri
I let go of all that I had thought was wounded, for there is no ego to wound, no ego to hold on with; there is only love & freedom to love. - Jay Woodman
Something amazing happens when you're in love and don't give a damn about what day it is anymore. - Chad Sugg
I really think the range of emotions and perceptions I have had access to as a black person and as a female person are greater than those of people who are neither.... So it seems to me that my world did not shrink because I was a black female writer. It just got bigger. - Toni Morrison
Don’t let your shadows dictate to you where you should stand - Bernard Kelvin Clive
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom. - Stephen Vincent Benet
The house had been torn down. Nothing is left but the old white fence. There used to be privet bushes everywhere. "The smell of privet is the smell of summer for me," I say to Catherine."Yes, Mom." she says, "I know, Your memories are my memories now. - Abigail Thomas
He wondered if somewhere far off, defying the laws of science, Mitch's two screams were still echoing, if those vibrations had traveled into space, if they moved on and on like rays in a light-year. There might be other forms of life who were receiving the noise and trying to interpret the tones. - Jane Hamilton
He didn't say anything more, just waited for me to tell him what I'd been thinking. It was pure speculation, and I was opening myself up to ridicule by saying anything at all. I sat on the stool and realized that I had my loyalties, too. - Patricia Briggs
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did. - Bette Davis
Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap. - Barbara Jordan
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. - John Wilmot
Viktor Frankl said the Concentration camp survivalist said no matter how much mental or physical abuse had been given nobody could cause him to think about anything he didn't want to think about - Bob Proctor
The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven't had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there. - Yves Saint-Laurent
Familiar words for dead black boys portrayed as complicit in their own demise. Michael Donald's body had been hanged on a Mobile street, and the police were doing the same thing to his name. - Ravi Howard
Every time I think I'm about to seize the moment, it drifts back into the shadows, just beyond my reach. - Paula Hawkins
Li, a willowy manboy with a shock of black hair atop a mouthful of bad teeth was the brother-in-law he had introduced to industrial espionage several years back. Rong often regretted that. - Michael Benzehabe
With a roof over his head he had ceased to work, living off his [war] pension and his wits, both hopelessly inadequate. - Spike Milligan
If we are going to stick to this damned quantum-jumping, then I regret that I ever had anything to do with quantum theory.
No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person. Ever meet someone who’s ALWAYS had EVERYTHING work out for them with ZERO struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don’t exist. - Chris Hardwick
Clearly, naming the major figures in the tradition had become a tradition in itself. - Gregory Woods
When darkness falls upon you, turn your face to the sun and your shadows will fall behind you. - Daniel Wicomb
He sniffed until the long hairs of his mustache had been sucked up into his nose and out of his leafy ears." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
A chinese philosopher once had a dream that he was a butterfly. From that day on, he was never quite certain that he was not a butterfly, dreaming that he was a man. - Unknown
When words have vanished, when daily habits have extinguished emotional exchange, only killing silence remains and indifference takes over. ( "Words had disappeared" ) - Erik Pevernagie
When the wolf howls and the moon dimshope fades with the waning light. Evil lurks at every turn as shadows waltz across the ebony night. Behold the midnight hour where all of reason takes flight. - Grace Willows
Two wrongs' create an additional problem.'A wrong' plus 'A right' creates a remorse.'Two rights' create a solution. - Emmanuel Aghado
Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one. - Groucho Marx
If we had less people who don't know what they are talking about acting like they know what they are talking about, then that's one step closer to making the world a better place. - Ryan Letourneau
My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase for floral decoration. - H.G. Wells
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his ancestors. - Plato
If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry. - Dave Barry
I think that perhaps if I had had to slow down the ideas so that I could capture them on paper I might have stifled some of them. - J.K. Rowling
Finn was different.And he was different because she wanted him in her life in a way she hadn’t wanted anyone for a very long time.Maybe ever. - Jill Shalvis
I always said I'm just an instrument; I'm transparent, like a medium, the language passes through me. Which is a bit like saying I'm a recording device, I start and I go. I had a real connection to ongoing, language production in real time. - Constance Dejong
Keep your eyes to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. - Helen Keller
In the shade of words sits life itself. - Aisha Mirza
The pain of failure had led me to understand that technical excellence was a moral requirement. - Paul Kalanithi
The facts of variability, of the struggle for existence, of adaptation to conditions, were notorious enough; but none of us had suspected that the road to the heart of the species problem lay through them, until Darwin and Wallace dispelled the darkness. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Prepare yourself for some bad news: Ronald Reagan’s library just burned down. Both books were destroyed. But the real horror: He hadn’t finished coloring either one of them. - Gore Vidal
What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve about. - James Hadley Chase
When my children were little, always I had to explain things.Now they don't ask much more, have I become more stupid? - Hannu Vilponen
Sometimes we're so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, that we neglect to give them what we DID have growing up. - James C. Dobson
Future is an empty paper, but not absolutely empty; the shadows of the drawings of the past is there, on the paper! - Mehmet Murat ildan
For some reason I was reluctant to ask anybody what had happened. I hate being the person who always doesn't know what's going on and has to ask somebody; it always seems like everybody else knows what's going on. This is a clear low-status marker, and I resisted it. - David Foster Wallace
Whatever you do, He [God] will make good of it. But not the good He had prepared for you if you had obeyed Him. - C. S. Lewis
For what religion has never had sects? Rest assured, Extremism is always the derrière. - Criss Jami
Even the smallest amount of light can push back the shadows. - Shannon L. Alder
She'd not known grief would come in waves, brought on by the smallest of things. Nor had she realized that ordinary acts of living would continue even after the loss of a love and that it would remain possible to get caught up in the moment of a simple pleasure before remembering. - Tess Thompson
He had the ruthlessness of uninterrupted success. - Barbara W. Tuchman
One Bagatelle, and I’ll raise you a novel, Megan had tweeted back.Writing for tea? Now that would have been a solution for the British empire, Laura returned.Writing for me, Megan had typed.I’ll write you a tea fortune.No deal. I want a novel. September sounds good. - L.L. Barkat
If I had to sum up in one word what makes a good manager, I'd say decisiveness. You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act. - Lee Iacocca
My bounce-around life had taught me that dreams were dangerous things - they look solid in your mind, but you just try to reach for them. It's like gathering clouds. - Kirby Larson
For the first 30years of life, you keep learning. The rest of your life you keep unlearning what you had learnt - Ankala V Subbarao
In life, you will find two things. The quiet beauty of Darkness, and the bright songs of Light. The choice is yours to decide which will be you, and which will be your shadow. - Taylor Chackowsky
If he had the earth for his pasture and the sea for his pond, he would be a pauper still. He only is rich who owns the day. There is no king, rich man, fairy or demon who possesses such power as that.Mentioned inSixty Days and Counting, by Kim Stanley Robinson - Ralph Waldo Emerson
How can a falling dove turn again into a flying dove once again? It really takes the eyes of someone who sees you for the beauty that you really are. And if there are no other eyes there to see you in that way, then you had better be those pair of eyes, for yourself, to see yourself with! - C. JoyBell C.
The church I had loved so much was not a good place for me to hear the sound of my own voice. There was room for my talent but no room for my voice. The preacher’s voice was too loud. Teachings rooted in fear and condemnation were too loud. I had to get in a space where I could hear. - Suzette Hinton
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
i had a dream when i was 22 that someday i would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till i came to one of the poles of the earth - Ernest Shackleton
it was dawning on me how uphill a poet's path was, and I confessed to her that if I had to be the choice between being happy or being a poet, I'd choose to be happy. - Mary Karr
The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
I was just walking around saying We’re all gonna die! I never got over it. I went to class, I did what I had to do, but I was a gibbering idiot. It never went away. I never again felt the same way about life and death. - Anne Rice
Books had taught me new ideas and had shown me ways of life that I would not have known about otherwise, and they offered a refuge when, like now, real life seemed too hard. - Peg Kehert
I’m afraid you cannot leave,' said Zarniwoop, 'you are entwined in the Improbability Field. You cannot escape.' He smiled the smile that Zaphod had wanted to hit and this time Zaphod hit it. - Douglas Adams
He continued along the route that he had reconnoitered the morning before. And the morning before that. He needed to change his route some to see if he was actually being followed. His instincts said he was clear, but his training ordered him to make sure. - J.T. Patten
They camped that night on the foreplain at the foot of a talus slope and the murder that had been reckoned upon took place. - Cormac McCarthy
We were talking of DRAGONS, Tolkien and I In a Berkshire bar. The big workman Who had sat silent and sucked his pipe All the evening, from his empty mug With gleaming eye glanced towards us: "I seen 'em myself!" he said fiercely. - C.S. Lewis
If I had to give you a proper description, I would say a camel cricket is basically a cross between a grasshopper and a dragon and that its natural habitat is the nightmares of men. - Chris Gethard
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility. - John Lennon
On the canvas of life we often go off colour, but as long as there are special people to add the right shades.. Life goes on to be a rainbow. - Pravinee Hurbungs
Made you the subject of my dreams, I was always the first to hear your screams. Haven't you had enough of all these schemes? Re-run all the scenes...Haven't you noticed we're being a bit too extreme? I know not everything is as it seems, but aren't you tired of floating downstream? - Dalal Gebara
I had less and became more. - Nikki Rowe
You don't blame your shadow for the shape of your body, just the same, don't blame others for the shape of your experience. - Gillian Duce
The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been. - Jodi Picoult
I had no doubt that I could do something, but what, and how? I had no contacts and I believed in nothing. And the obsession with my identity which I had developed in the factory hospital returned with a vengeance. Who was I, how had I come to be? - Ralph Ellison
Failure brings success to those who don’t quit. - Farshad Asl
If language had been the creation, not of poetry, but of logic, we should only have one. - Friedrich Hebbel
Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It was a simple truth he had understood for years, people hurt others when they are hurt, and hurting them back won't make a damn difference. - Taylor Adams
I had rather that the human race, having a certain quality in their lives, should continue for only a few centuries than that, losing freedom, friendship, dignity, and mercy, and learning to be quite content without them, they should continue for millions of millennia. - C.S. Lewis
Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. The sun might shine, or the clouds might lour: but nothing could appear to me as it had done the day before. - Mary Shelley
Sometimes things do not go the way one wanted them to go... At times like this, one would wish that one had not dreamt so much. Just hang in there... destination is just a mile away. - Hari Kumar K
Have you noticed ... that he actually hadn't made any promises to you? - Janie Chang
"I've had nothing yet", Alice replied in an offended tone: "so I ca'n't take more." "You mean you ca'n't take *less*. It's very easy to take *more* than nothing."
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; its when you had everything to do, and you've done it. - Margaret Thatcher
You know, when I first went into the movies Lionel Barrymore played my grandfather. Later he played my father and finally he played my husband. If he had lived I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older. - Lillian Gish
No one ever said that making love had to be a gently-flowing river which slowly became a flood. Sometimes the raging torrent came first. As it did now, as tempers drove it and the desire to fight each other became as compelling as the desire to drown in each other‘s surging swell. - Michelle Reid
The ferocity of Santiago Nasar's fate, which had collected twenty years of happiness from him not only with his death but also with the dismemberment of his body and its dispersion and extermination. - Gabriel García Márquez
Do have a mind of your own. This is not just a spiritual matter only, but one which concerns ordinary manliness. I would do many things to please my friends, but to go to hell to please them is more than I would venture. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If I had to narrow my choice of meats down to one for the rest of my life, I am quite certain that meat would be pork. - James Beard
En enstaka glödlampa i taket kastade ett milt, gyllene ljus över de lyssnande djuren. Han hade läst hos Martin Buber att det är de mest andliga människorna som står djuren närmast. Också hos Eckehart. I Guds rike är de nära. Det är hos djuren man ska söka Gud. - Peter Høeg
Power and glory are two dialectic energies working in common ground. Taking a glimpse of the meandering under swell of glory in the shade of power, can be very inspiring and illuminating. ("The power and the glory" ) - Erik Pevernagie
I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.David - Jeana Kendrick
My relative examined you, observed a few of your normal body cells, compared them with what it had learned from other humans most like you, and said that you had not only a cancer, but a talent for cancer. - Octavia E. Butler
I had the privilege of being able to choose, or at least have the opportunity to work at, being anything but an actor. - Benedict Cumberbatch
To say I had some pent-up anger would be like saying Britney Spears had minor impulse-control issues. - Molly Harper
Bob Dole revealed he is one of the test subjects for Viagra. He said on Larry King, 'I wish I had bought stock in it.' Only a Republican would think the best part of Viagra is the fact that you could make money off of it. - Jay Leno
If government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves. - Auberon Herbert
and after everything had been said and done I realized, you cannot keep people no matter how far you go to do so. You don't have any control over what they choose to do. Even if they choose to leave you on your own.Even if they choose to make you hate love - Simran.M.Anthony
I've had people say to me, 'Can't you be more feminine?' I would go, 'Feminine? Why do I have to be feminine?' Does that mean I have to put a little apron on and bake some cookies or something?
Golf is the most fun I've ever had, with my clothes on.
We were hooked when we woke.We had arms for each other.But I yearned to resumeMy dreams of another. - Roman Payne
Like the shadow of deathThe residue of heartbreakAlways lingers in the backgroundWith its darkness threatening to consume you - Nomzamo Nhlumayo
It was as if they had climbed the last hill in creation. - Dan Simmons
Not everyone who died had left a "memory" and not everyone who had left a memory had left a "blessed" one. Therefore, not all have died should be tagged "...of a blessed memory - Israelmore Ayivor
Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray. - Samuel Chadwick
So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator? - Stephen Hawking
Maybe, if I had lied all those years ago, my life could have followed a very different path. But as it is I faithfully follow the long, long thread the Fates have woven for me. - Rosie Pugh
An event had happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent. - Edmund Burke
How, given the canine teeth and close-set eyes that declare the human animal to be a predator, had we come up with the notion that oat bran is more natural to eat than chicken? - Valerie Martin
Let us not look at the talents we wish we had or pine away for the gifts that are not ours but instead do the best we can with what we have. - B.J. Richardson
David was "a star, the Elvis of the Bible." An unusually for such a rockstar with his lust for power, lust for women, lust for life, he had humility of one who knew his gift work harder than he ever would. - Bono
Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known. - Garrison Keillor
He had so much money that he could afford to look poor. - Edgar Wallace
Being more self-aware means welcoming more light into a dull life. When we throw light upon our self-perceptions, we immediately realise that the light has always been there, yet we had created an illusion of darkness. - Raphael Zernoff
Life would be a great deal easier if dead things had the decency to remain dead. - Doug MacLeod
If you're constantly ruminating about what you just did- or what you should have done- or what you would have done if you only had the chance, you will miss your life. Ok, you will fail to connect with it. You will fail to connect with other people. - Sam Harris
Annie Taliaferro had that hammerhead look about her, like a breachy range cow, or a bunch-quitting steer. - Clifton Adams
The Sun-Dial at Wells CollegeThe shadow by my finger castDivides the future from the past:Before it, sleeps the unborn hourIn darkness, and beyond thy power:Behind its unreturning line,The vanished hour, no longer thine:One hour alone is in thy hands,--The NOW on which the shadow stands. - Henry Van Dyke
What came to me later in those dark, dreaming hours put paid to that though and as always my mind led me treacherously back to the bleak and inescapable truth. There was no cure for what one had seen or done. - Hannah Blatchford
"There are certainly moments," said Chad, "when you seem to me too good to be true. Yet if you are true," he added, "that seems to be all that need concern me." - Henry James
My mother said my father had a drop of dragon blood.Two drops. That, or a cock six feet long. - George R.R. Martin
To contain my love, my one mortal heart cannot; for another heart if had, in its entirety would I love you and you only. - Solomon Debisette
I've never heard anyone say "I wish I hadn't forgiven. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
If I had a shiny gun I could have a world of fun Speeding bullets through the brains Of the folks that cause me pains :) - Dorothy Parker
Master Plato once said that Lux est umbra Dei; light is the shadow of God. I say this way: Light is the god of shadow! - Mehmet Murat ildan
He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less. - C.S. Lewis
Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Baruch Spinoza
Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to hide the bodies of those people I had to kill because they pissed me off! - Sarah Ferguson
... Odette seemed a fascinating and desirable woman, the attraction which her body held for him had aroused a painful longing to secure the absolute mastery of even the tiniest particles of her heart. - Marcel Proust
To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship. - Robert Harris
Many would be cowards if they had courage enough. - Thomas Fuller
The app saved three minutes of my time. But in the process, it cut a neighborhood business out of the economic equation. And, in a way, I had cut off myself from the inconvenient, maddening, but all-too-necessary messiness of human interaction. - Nick Bilton
Human beings who leave behind them no great achievements, but only a series of small kindnesses, have not had wasted lives - Charlotte Gray
Leaders are called upon to build not to repair. - Farshad Asl
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game and do it by watching first some high-school or small-town teams - Jacques Barzun
I refuse to believe that Hendrix had the last possessed hand,that Joplin had the last drunken throat,that Morrison had the last enlightened mind. - Patti Smith
If the man had every other baby there would never be a fourth.
Every skill and every inquiry, and similarly every action and rational choice, is thought to aim at some good; and so the good had been aptly described as that at which everything aims. - Aristotle
That alone would be Eddie's triumph in all this; that she had taught the kelpie suffering. - D. Morgenstern
Growth is the sum of small efforts repeated daily. Commit yourself to take 5 DAILY ACTIONS that would move your goal towards completion. - Farshad Asl
Once again I had the desolating sense of having all along ignored what was finest in him. Perhaps it was just the incongruity of seeing him aloft and stricken, since he was by nature someone who carried others. I didn't think he knew how to act or even how to feel as the object of help. - John Knowles
In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from. - Peter Drucker
No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit. - Sir Frederick G. Banting
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
I found myself when I least expected you- at the same old rocking chair in the room with the same flavor of tea. The only difference was the tea had turned cold, just as life had. And I found myself with an option. I could abandon this tea anytime and make a fresh one. You see? - Jasleen Kaur GumberKaur Gumber
He had a feel for silence, for leading to an unsounded note the listener yearned for... - Annie Proulx
If you don't have shadows, you're not in the light. - Lady Gaga
My proceeds from the PayPal acquisition were $180 million. I put $100 million in SpaceX, $70m in Tesla, and $10m in Solar City. I had to borrow money for rent. - Elon Musk
I should never make anything of a fisherman. I had not got sufficient imagination - Jerome K. Jerome
I never had any problem with my heart, till I met you! - Shadi Kamal Kandil
When we walk in the sunour shadows are like barges of silence. - Mark Strand
I've never wanted more, until I met you. - Christian Grey, Fifty Shades of Grey - E.L. James
My words would have not had the care with you, My words would have failed with you, My words would have hurt you,But my silence has love which cannot be expressed in words - Yasswant
For the hand of a beauty with honest words and sensibilities so mighty.Though your mother and father had hoped for something more fragile (and flighty), - Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney
The phrase "we (I) (you) simply must..." designates something that need not be done. "That goes without saying" is a red warning. "Of course" means you had best check it yourself. These small-change cliches and others like them, when read correctly, are reliable channel markers.
She glanced at Jem expecting to see him blinking in surprise or hurt, but he was only smiling a little as if Will were a kitten that had tried to bite him. - Cassandra Clare
-a superb moon, round as a pumpkin and golden as honey, filling the rooftop world with light, and deep, mysterious shadow. - Barbara Sleigh
Night never had the last word. The dawn is always invincible. - Hugh B. Brown
Darkness had been essentially banished from the Earth. It had become a choice. - Anne Rice
Wishes and fears are illusions, Dil Bahadur, not realities. You must practice detachment. - Isabel Allende
...most people are almost blind and they don’t see most things and there is lots of spare capacity in their heads and it is filled with things which aren’t connected and are silly, like, I’m worried that I might have left the gas cooker on. - Mark Haddon
My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years. - Cathy Ladman
What would be frightening about me jumping out of the bush wearing a pig mask is not the sudden surprise, not me, and not the pig mask, but that the ordinary world had split open for a moment to reveal some possibility never previously considered. - Peter Straub
Love is not always reveredSensitivity is not universalEmotions are difficult to decipherThe spotlight never shinesIf you hide behind those shadows - Balroop Singh
I don't like it and I'm sorry I ever had anything to do with it.
God is too good to be unkind and He is too wise to be mistaken. And when we cannot trace His hand, we must trust His heart. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Then the Lord said: "If you had the faith the size of a mustard grain, you would say to this black mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea!' and it would obey you. Luke 17:6 - New World Translation of the World Scriptures
Perfection isn't necessarily found only in publicly accepted trends. Perfection is found in self. - Nike Thaddeus
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
...all his thoughts were of how lucky he was to inhabit such a beautiful earth, how lucky he had been to solve his problems with music, and how pleasant it was to look forward to another night of sleep and another day tomorrow, and the fresh morning, and the light that returns with the day. - E.B. White
A whetstone, though it cannot cut, may sharpen a knife that will. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Inspiration awakens our creativity, enables us to do the impossible, and improves our mental efficiency. It fires up the soul. - Farshad Asl
He, in a few minutes ravished this fair creature, or at least would have ravished her, if she had not, by a timely compliance, prevented him. - Henry Fielding
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
[M]y grandmother...had always complained that our house didn't have a profile that was "significant enough. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Chuck Klosterman
The brighter the light, the darker the shadow. - Diana Cochran
A good character is not only about the good person people know you to be. Your ability to tell the truth about how bad you had been is also a good character. - Israelmore Ayivor
... Angus had a "pretty normal childhood." Bertie had immediately mistrusted him. Nobody had a normal childhood. - Kate Atkinson
If for every well-intended prayer uttered in hopes of making the world a better place, there was instead a good deed accomplished, the world might look as though those prayers had been answered. - David G. McAfee
Sooner or later in life, we will all take our own turn being in the position we once had someone else in. - Ashly Lorenzana
I once stood on a road and found I had no friends. And I was glad. Better to have no friends than to have people claim they were your friends when they were not. It is a source of strength to come to terms with your right to be alone. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
OUTCOME, n. A particular type of disappointment. By the kind of intelligence that sees in an exception a proof of the rule the wisdom of an act is judged by the outcome, the result. This is immortal nonsense; the wisdom of an act is to be juded by the light that the doer had when he performed it. - Ambrose Bierce
RACK, n. An argumentative implement formerly much used in persuading devotees of a false faith to embrace the living truth. As a call to the unconverted the rack never had any particular efficacy, and is now held in light popular esteem. - Ambrose Bierce
she delighted in being of the same substance as them, and in knowing that when she died her flesh would nourish other lives as they had nourished her. - Philip Pullman
Care for her. He was unworthy of such a gift. Unworthy of her blind trust and her sparkling, slightly crooked smiles, let alone her heart. But he wanted her, selfish fool he was and had always been. Care for her? Ah, God, she consumed him. - V.S. Carnes
I’m now requesting you refrain from calling me this early in the morning, before I’ve had a chance to steel my defenses against hearing you utter the word ‘lizard.’-- spoken by Dr. Jeri Asheer... to Chris Dixon. - Richard Finney
The resentment I felt inside was not hatred for being imprisoned or for Victor who had betrayed me but something deeper: a rebellion against the very way of things that condemned men to be imprisoned inside their own identities. - MacDonald Harris
I cared her, I adored her, I loved her a lot, But in the End it didn't matter at all..!! - shady_N
What one does is what counts. Not what one had the intention of doing. - Pablo Picasso
The most reliable friend you have is your shadow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
She took time to think on things; but time had already moved on without her. - sdparsons//IG poet
All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear. For a minute I had fear. [Then] I went into the [dressing] room and shot my fear in the face... - Lady Gaga
Last weekend a young man asked me how I remain so positive. It seems all the negativity in the world doesn’t affect you, he said. I had no more than a minute with the young man so I offered this: It’s all about where you choose to put your attention, and I choose to be happy. - Jason Mraz
!حاول قبل ماتموت ماتسيبش احلامك مجّرد احلام - Shadi Kamal Kandil
I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them. - Carl Friedrich Gauß
After the original rapture of conversion had settled in, (Bob) Dylan backed away from his obviously Christian lyrics and returned to his more metaphorical use of language. - Ron Jacobs
The person whose attention is in the ‘pure Soul’ is known as a renowned person. No one in the past had been celebrated as a famous person; they were called renowned persons. To be famous is the result of an ‘above normal’ state. - Dada Bhagwan
...space flight still had a long way to go to catch up with the safety record of the milkshake industry. - Kevin Fong
There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one. - Kazuo Ishiguro
Babylon violated diminishes Alexander; Rome enslaved diminishes Caesar; massacred Jerusalem diminishes Titus. Tyranny follows the tyrant. Woe to the man who leaves behind a shadow that bears his form. - Victor Hugo
If you are drawn to the left hand path, it's usually because you've had some kind of life experience that has shocked you, awakened you. - Nikolas Schreck
What are you wrapped up in?' Roan whispered. Her anger and frustration had shifted to a sympathy that grated Vhalla.'I'm simply learning where I'm meant to be.' It was the only response because it was the truth. - Elise Kova
The sun, with all he planets revolving around it, and depending on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as though it had nothing else in the universe to do. - Galileo Galilei
She had not expected, out in the world, to find herself quite so much the wrong sort of person. - Ali Smith
When I went to school every teacher had a BOARD of education. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Whatever my powers--feminine or the contrary--God had given them, and I felt resolute to be ashamed of no faculty of his bestowal. - Charlotte Brontë
But colonization had a nasty tendency to work its way into the DNA, the beliefs and philosophies and the very ways of life of the people being colonized. - Drew Hayden Taylor
if by chance I fall; I'll learn what I had to, get up, stand up and live the rest of my life. - Nikki Rowe
Ever since I could read, I’ve wanted to write a book. I never thought I had anything to write about. Maybe you don’t think this is worth writing about. But this book isn’t for you. It’s for me. - Daniel Willey
It was only one man who had gone, but it felt like forever, something so permanent and unstoppable that it blasted her. If she were a tree, she would drop all her leaves. - Jenny Downham
One day I had nothing but my childhood to defend myself………. - Sameh Elsayed
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of the way and let them have it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Stairs to climb are difficult it takes time and effort and going down is easies job... what do I mean with that?(I think that... once upon a time.... .you had something in your head more than a candy!) - Deyth Banger
But the truth was that he died from solitude, the enemy known but to few on this Earth, and whom only the simplest of us are fit to withstand. The brilliant Costaguanaro of the boulevards had died from solitude and want of faith in himself and others. - Joseph Conrad
And she had the magic I had never come across all my life. A minute with her messed up my mind and heart in a way that all the theories of right and wrong didn't matter anymore. All of a sudden opening my arms to the storm seemed a better choice, than dancing under the rainbows. - Akshay Vasu
Women made such swell friends. Awfully swell. In the first place, you had to be in love with a woman to have a basis of friendship. - Ernest Hemingway
"If the victor had the gods on his side, the vanquished had Cato."
Good parents use the mistakes they did in the past when they were young to advice the children God gave to them to prevent them from repeating those mistakes again. However, bad parents always want to be seen as right and appear "angelic and saintly" as if they never had horrible youth days. - Israelmore Ayivor
If I had wanted children of my own, I would have gotten married. If I had wanted to get married, I would have fallen in love. If I had wanted to fall in love, I would have met the right girl. If I had wanted to meet the right girl, I would have drank a whole lot less. - Carroll Bryant
Had it pleas'd heaven to try me with affliction... I should have found in some place of my soul a drop of patience. - William Shakespeare
Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality. - John Lennon
The biggest surprise that I had during my time in high altitude astronomy was being prevented from arranging a free Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) onsite evaluation to assist with bringing the observatory into OSHA compliance by the upper management team that I reported to. - Steven Magee
There is such a thing as crazy-mother bonding. . . . It happens when one realizes the other also has had a crazy mother, and it is both painful and pleasurable. There are more crazy mothers than you might think. - Minrose Gwin
i would've done anything to make you happy.i think you knew that.i think this is why you knew you had to let me go. - Ava
Tyranny is the wolf cast by the shadows of sheep. - Stefan Molyneux
Was I asleep? Had I slept? - Samuel Beckett
I wish I was friends with things," he said at last, "but I'm not. I never had anything to be friends with, and I can't bear people. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
The sun and the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago . . . had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands. - Henry Ellis
Some of us make it out. But the game is played with loaded dice. I wish I had known more, and I wished I had known it sooner. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
People in science fiction flicks always seemed to know useful things about the places time travel took them. But what if the time traveler had been only an average history student? What then? - Tad Williams
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. - Winston Churchill
They say, poetry is dead. I say, was there ever a time they had a clue of what the state of poetry is? - Jason E. Hodges
As long as politics is the shadow of big business, the attenuation of the shadow will not change the substance. - John Dewey
Her scar tissue, which she seems to amass both physically and mentally, may not be pretty, but they have become tougher than if she had never been wounded at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
Lengo la jina la kitabu ni kuishawishi hadhira kusoma dibaji, na lengo la dibaji ni kuishawishi hadhira kusoma salio la kitabu kizima. - Enock Maregesi
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. - Groucho Marx
But sometimes, when she'd be all by herself, walking home late in the evening on a crowded street she'd be afraid of her own shadow following her... - Sanhita Baruah
He had let me know time after time that he was a thinking man, a man of intellect and wit. Yet one unintended hungry look into my eyes and he betrayed each of his words he had carefully spoken to me. I knew it in that instant. He was a viscerally driven man. And one day, he would possess me. - Coco J. Ginger
It was unhealthy to get too attached. Such things were best reserved for people who had a life expectancy - Matthew S. Williams
A statue stands in a shaded placeAn angel girl with an upturned faceA name is written on a polished rockA broken heart that the world forgot - Martina Mcbride
I mean it takes a certain kind of maturity to live in the South these days. You don't have it yet, but you have a shadow of the beginnings of it. You haven't the humbleness of mind-" "I thought the fear of the Lord was the beginning of wisdom.""It's the same thing. Humility. - Harper Lee
Griff held his breath, waiting for it, knowing the axe would fall and he‘d start dying as soon as he walked out the fucking door, and Dante would just grin and joke and try to forget what they had done together in this room. - Damon Suede
My short stories are like soft shadows I have set out in the world, faint footprints I have left. I remember exactly where I set down each and every one of them, and how I felt when I did. Short stories are like guideposts to my heart... - Haruki Murakami
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty...But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
I can honestly say to you, slaves of the press, that if I had as many love affairs as you have given me credit for, I would now be speaking to you from a jar at the Harvard Medical School. - Frank Sinatra
I wish I had heard him more clearly: an oblique confession is always a plea. - James Baldwin
More and more I had come to see the Capped as lacking what seemed to me the essence of humanity, the vital spark of defiance against the rulers of the world. - John Christopher
wonderful people are made, not born that the people I admired had achieved an unfakeable inner virtue, built slowly from specific moral and spiritual accomplishments. - David Brooks
That’s when I first learned that it wasn’t enough to just do your job, you had to have an interest in it, even a passion for it. - Charles Bukowski
I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
You might find it fade, but its just another shade.... - Mayank Sharma
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN' SHOW. I totally shoulda took the road that had all those people on it. Damn. - Joss Whedon
I have always had the greatest respect for students. There is nothing I hate more than condescension—the attitude that they are inferior to you. I always assume they have good minds. - Mark Van Doren
It's hard to say. Sometimes people have had terrible childhoods. And sometimes they just haven't found their special place in life. And sometimes they're dogs from hell and must be destroyed. - Charles Addams
If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect. - Ted Turner
The distance between you and the door when you have had enough of your spouse is love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When you have a good romance, find ways to make their lives miserable and hellish...Do you think 'Titanic' would have been so popular if they had both lived? Not a prayer. - Orson Scott Card
Miracles have a higher percentage of being permanent than magical solutions. - Nike Thaddeus
Leaders don't assume. Assumptions are the termites of leadership. Communicate, communicate, and communicate, until you connect. - Farshad Asl
We would not be who we are today if it had not been for the lives that we have lived. - Desmond Bournon
Nah, Mike’s gonna stop by. He had to work late and he workswith this really cute chick and I just know he…. Alycia folded her armson her chest and pouted. She better be a blonde bimbo with a huge rackand no personality if he’s gonna cheat on me. - J.M. Colail
I am quite sure that our views on evolution would be very different had biologists studied genetics and natural selection before and not after most of them were convinced that evolution had occurred. - J.B.S. Haldane
He hadn't done it, and there was no point thinking about might-have-beens - Jo Graham
We should have had socialism already, but for the socialists. - George Bernard Shaw
I was the wings that kept her aloft, while the churning sea of reality nipped at her feet. I kept her from drowning, but I still felt bad, that her toes had to experience such dreadful cold. - Hubert Martin
1I smiled bitterly, a defeated man pitifully begging a God in whom he had never trusted. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Live by choice, not by accident. Lead with passion and compassion. Love with all your heart and win like a champion! Yes, Winning Matters! - Farshad Asl
To look at something as though we had never seen it before requires great courage. - Henri Matisse
The beauties of the North seemed to be intensified by the loss we had experienced there, and they drew us back to them. - David Almond
You rolled me once, you rolled me twice and the third time, you had taught to win the game. - Auliq Ice
I used to want you so bad, I'm so through with that because honestly you turned out to be the best thing I never had! - Beyoncé Knowles
No, it is remrable that everest did not yield to the first few attempts; it would have been suprising and not a little sad if it had, for that is not the way of great mountains.
...dread invades the living room, finds her on the couch, presses on her, gets inside her where it swiftly grows bigger than she is until she is inside it, looking out from a rind of shadow. - Ann-Marie MacDonald
If God had a wife, He would be in trouble too if He dodged His chores. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It's the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde
You only can get out of your challenges by changing yourself. Change comes from within...A greater passion, a greater commitment and a greater life. You can begin today. - Farshad Asl
pause, ponder,consult, think through it well, understand the consequence, know the benefit and take a second look at it again for it takes a little mistake to cause a big had I know with a deep regret - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Punk had picked the locks, sluiced out into the grid. - Garth Risk Hallberg
As the ocean tugged me at my feet, i realized that Early Auden, that strangest of boys, had saved me from being swept away. - Clare Vanderpool
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since.
No great deed, private or public, had ever been undertaken in a bliss of certainty. - Leon Wieseltier
Look," she said, and just that. That was the only time she opened her mouth, because she wanted to say something unnecessary, something that wouldn't be important or memorable, so I wouldn't have to remember her voice.We looked at the veil then, the thing that had turned her this way, and we smiled. - Willa Valentine
The person identifies with the image the others have created of him on Facebook, and this image in turn guides his life and actions. He comes to believe that his public image (with the comments underneath it) is who he is. - Nicos Hadjicostis
It's time to step out from the shadows and into your light. - Steven Cuoco
If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour! - William Shakespeare
The past is finished. There is nothing to be gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know. - Rebecca Beard
I dreamt -- marvellous error! -- that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my old failures. - Antonio Machado
If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I think housework is far more tiring and frightening than hunting is, no comparison, and yet after hunting we had eggs for tea and were made to rest for hours, but after housework people expect one to go on just as if nothing special had happened. - Nancy Mitford
She had known it was bad, call it a mother’s instinct, but she’d known this was the knock that was going to scoop her insides out and leave her barely able to stand; merely a shell with nothing good inside anymore. - Andrew Barrett
...What's more, I live in Berkeley, California. If princesses had infiltrated OUR little retro hippie hamlet, imagine what was going on places where women actually shaved their legs! - Peggy Orenstein
Parker: She believed, absolutely, that each person, each heart, had a counterpart—had a mate. A rightness. She’d always believed it, and understood that unshakable belief was a reason she was good at what she did. - Nora Roberts
Her heart broke. Because of sorrow. Because of guilt. Because of repressed dreams, visions and fantasies. Because almost nothing in her life had gone as she'd hoped. - Jonas Jonasson
True bondage is being afraid and ashamed of your shadow. - K.A. Hosein
In 1980 candidate Reagan asked whether we were better off than we had been 4 years earlier. In 1992 we will be asked whether we expect our children to live better than we do. - Frank Levy
I heard death had a name, but I forgot what it was. - Anthony Liccione
If we had a penny for each time God smiled at us, we would all be billionaires. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Upon first glance I felt a sense of familiarity with you. Like we had been down this road a thousand times before, why I felt this with a complete stranger I am yet to know but I trust further down the road our chance meeting will make perfect sense. - Nikki Rowe
Just being around her made me feel better. She had an amber shade aura to her that filled any cracks and brokenness I hadn't yet fixed. I could be myself around her, knowing full well she held on as I let go. - Hubert Martin
What you shun enduring yourself, attempt not to impose on others. You shun slavery- beware enslaving others! If you can endure to do that, one would think you had been once upon a time a slave yourself. For vice has nothing in common with virtue, nor Freedom with slavery. - Epictetus
Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport. - George Winters
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. - Erica Jong
If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it. - Thomas Carlyle
Let your cares drive you to God. I shall not mind if you have many of them if each one leads you to prayer. If every fret makes you lean more on the Beloved, it will be a benefit. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Don't be afraid of the shadows, that only means there's a light nearby. - Evanescence
Some experiences are so wonderful, we are like those who dreamed experiencing it. Yet some are beyond amazing when compared to our best experiences we are as though we had been sleeping all the while. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
She looked at her best friend as he unraveled the tightly wound cord from his heart and told her what she had been hoping to hear." from the upcoming The Witch of Belle Fleur - Isabelle Hardesty
It will, It had, It is happening, depending on how you think and react about it. - Savan Solanki
Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.
When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Apparently Lord Wyndham did regularly donate books to various museums around London. They were usually ones which he had collected earlier, but which were no longer of interest to him or his associates. Irene twitched at the very notion. Give books away? How very frivolous, she finally said. - Genevieve Cogman
Windows 10 could only have been a worse experience if I had paid for it! - Steven Magee
You may have tangible wealth untold. Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be -I had a mother who read to me - Strickland W. Gillilan
I had no choice but to accept these voices and images as my gift. My ability. Their energy engrossed my music. I played passionately for them. To set them free. They were part of my life now. I didn't chose them, they chose me."...Elizabeth (DESCENDANT– chapter 2) - L.J. Amodeo
Later," Amos said, "when you're wishing we had this stuff, I am going to merciless in my mockery. And then we'll die. - James S.A. Corey
What you had yesterday is only memories; what you will have tomorrow is your dreams and what you will do today, let it be love. - Santosh Kalwar
I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer. - Colette
Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down. - Hector Berlioz
Love is God's shadow as He strolls through the universe. - Matshona Dhliwayo
No policeman had ever arrested anyone for over-reading; but ignorance prosecutes those who under-read. You begin to stop growing on the day you stop learning, so why not keep learning and keep growing! - Israelmore Ayivor
You only can get out of our challenges by changing yourself. Change comes from within... a greater passion, a greater commitment, and a greater life. you can begin today. - Farshad Asl
When I said it aloud, it sounded terribly creepy, which is why I had said it aloud. - Amanda Hocking
I'm still struggling with the fact that due to my own (selfish) desire to be a writer, my children probably won't have the same opportunities I had growning up. For most students, however, I genuinely think it's about the money. It's a factor, sure. But it just feels like a factor. - Marina Keegan
Every morning is a reason to begin living again… in case if you have had a good sleep. If not, then begin living again, anyway, and take care of yourself! - Lara Biyuts
This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never foughtShould contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native landNever to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand. - Aristophanes
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
He had scores to settle with the world, and she, at that moment, was world enough for him. - John Banville
I would have gone to bed with him that night. If he had asked. If he had come and kissed me. Not for his sake, but for being alive's. - John Fowles
Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln
If one religion were 'true,' we would expect to see, even if only once in all of recorded history, a religious missionary that had stumbled upon a culture that shared the same revelations brought forth by the same deity. - David G. McAfee
If I knew what I know today, years ago, I wouldn’t change a thing about anything. I would not have appreciated what I know today if it hadn’t been for what I didn’t know. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
Our friendships are precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part is sunshine. - Thomas Jefferson
and realized that death was not only a permanent probability, as he had always believed, but an immediate reality. - Gabriel García Márquez
The castle? The monster? The man of learning? I only just thought of it. Surely you know that just as the momentous events of the past cast their shadows down the ages, so now, when the sun is drawing toward the dark,our own shadows race into the past to trouble mankind's dreams. - Gene Wolfe
It may seem odd to say that the men who made the myths disliked the irrational and had a love for facts; but it is true, no matter how wildly fantastic some of the stories are... - Edith Hamilton
I have never loved, Watson, but if I did and if the woman I loved had met such an end, I might act even as our lawless lion-hunter has done. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Sometimes i think there must be a sort of pollen of ideas floating in the air, which fertilizes similarly minds here and there which have not had direct contact. - William Faulkner
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world. - Heinrich Heine
Every man has his follies -- and often they are the most interesting thing he had got. - Josh Billings
Literature simply becomes richer after you've been fired, rejected, stranded, or had to change a few midnight diapers. - Christian Bauman
The Dreamer awakesThe shadow goes byThe tale I have told you,That tale is a lie.But listen to me,Bright maiden, proud youthThe tale is a lie;What it tells is the truth. - Traditional folktale ending
How had they met? By chance, like everybody else. What were there names? What's it to you? Where were they coming from? From the nearest place. Where were they going? Does anyone really know where they're going? - Denis Diderot
Maybe she would have done more good as a playwright than as a doctor, after all clichés were like plaque in the arteries of the imagination, they clogged the sense of what was possible. Maybe if enough people had worked to demolish clichés, the world wouldn't have ended. - Charlie Jane Anders
To have had fame, even very minor fame, and to have lost it, got older and maybe put on a little weight is a kind of living death. - David Nicholls
To eat, drink, arise, awake etc. are all religion (dharma) of the body. One has not come into one’s own Self Religion (atma dharma) even for a second. Had he done so, he would never ever leave God. - Dada Bhagwan
What is seen by all on FB becomes what each person also sees in the mirror when he sees himself. The others’ gaze, but also the others’ values, opinions, and judgements become one’s own. - Nicos Hadjicostis
literature was the best plaything that had ever been invented to make fun of people. - Gabriel García Márquez
It is ashamed that history isolates things that are common to a large populace, but families don’t disperse generational history to prevent their descendants from falling in the same traps as they had. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Norah Vincent
Sin said, "Lust was never satisfied. She was the largest of the three, and had the loudest, most unforgiving cry. When I tried to give her breast milk, Lust wanted more food in addition, so I began to supplement my breast milk. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
I had spent many years living with a plain piece of canvas just right on my face as a headboard for my bed. As the years passed by, I watched it slowly transforming into a work of art which still lives above my head. And that my friend, is truly living art. - Shawn Lukas
The lesson of Buffett was: To succeed in a spectacular fashion you had to be spectacularly unusual. - Michael Lewis
They sounded really professional because they had two Vox AC 30 amplifiers. I also had an AC 30, so when you looked at it, three AC 30s, three Fenders - bloody hell, it must be a great band! - Tony Iommi
After writing a story I was always empty and both sad and happy, as though I had made love, and I was sure this was a very good story although I would not know truly how good until I read it over the next day. - Ernest Hemingway
In every sufferings you've encountered, there will be an opportunity to settle things in a right place. If that comes, grab it. Learn to forgive. - Mahadena Madid
He had the entertainment of thinking that if he had for that moment stopped the clock it was to promote the next minute this still livelier motion. - Henry James
For what it's worth, I think perfect love stories have perfect disasters hidden somewhere. If a genuine relationship comes out of two people screwing before they saw the potential of the 'relationship'? Its perfect, beautiful, a work of art in fact.. Normal is overrated. - Nike Thaddeus
The trees and shrubs rear white arms to the sky on every side; and where were walls and fences, we see forms stretching in frolic gambols across the dusky landscape, as if Nature had strewn her fresh designs over the fields by night as models for man's art. - Henry David Thoreau
The torturer was wheeling around the room, shrieking, holding his impaled hand, which had a pen sticking out of it. The guard by the door was in paroxysms of laughter. Frey had crumpled the confession into a ball and was trying to get it into his mouth to eat it, but couldn't quote reach. - Chris Wooding
Don't depend on anyone as your own shadow leaves you in darkness. - Malik Waqar Ul Hassan
Every pause is a precursor to new thoughts, every thought is potentially a new story, every story is a new interpretation and every interpretation is a new shade of grey. - Mayank S. Sengar
It went automatically to a heavy-weight mother with beetling eyebrows who looked as if she had just come from doing a spot of knitting at the foot of the guillotine. - P.G. Wodehouse
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
The website increases my excitement when I read, Hark, the pies are calling! My excitement is short-lived, however. I read the page again and realize that it is pipes that are calling, not pies as I had hoped. I am disappointed. I personally react better to the call of pies. - Aefa Mulholland
I was pondering the reason why we are all here in this life, and what did it all mean. It seemed to me that we had all been invited to one big party, but no-one’s been told what we’re all celebrating. - Beatrice James
We chase dreams and embrace shadows. - Anatole France
And all I could see would be stars. And stars are the places where the molecules that life is made of were constructed billions of years ago. For example, all the iron in your blood which stops you from being anemic was made in a star. - Mark Haddon
She had never had a daydream that dreamed itself, like nightmares. That crawled out of her brain like a creature of the dark. A daymare. - Caroline B. Cooney
He turned the music up loud. So what if it would deafen him? It made him happy. Like it had so many times before. - Stuart McLean
The wars we haven't had saved many lives. - William Stafford
It had only been my repeated experience that when you said to life calmly and firmly... 'I trust you; do what you must,' life had an uncanny way of responding to your need. - Olga Ilyin
So then I bid him farewell and walked down the side of the pool leading to the outside entrance where I waited for soph to come down so we could walk home together - Adrian Hadzic
The silver trump of freedom had roused my soul to eternal wakefulness. - Frederick Douglass
. . .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 told him I was so happy that I had nothing else to pray for. 'Why,'says I, I've got prayers to sell. - Sandra Dallas
I remember calling the council's cemetery department to ask about body decomposition in different soil types. Once they had verified that I was a novelist and not a sicko, they were extremely helpful. - Sara Sheridan
If I had been an Italian I am sure that I should have been whole-heartedly with you from the start to finish in your triumphant struggle against the bestial appetites and passions of Leninism."(Speech in Rome on 20 January, 1927, praising Mussolini) - Winston S. Churchill
D'you call life a bad job? Never! We've had our ups and downs, we've had our struggles, we've always been poor, but it's been worth it, ay, worth it a hundred times I say when I look round at my children. - W. Somerset Maugham
There are men who would quickly love each other if once they were speak to each other; for when they spoke they would discover that their souls had only separated by phantoms and delusions.
If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without ascending it, the work would have been permitted. - Franz Kafka
Do not live WITH what you had done...Live FOR what you have to do. - RD
Even the most ambitious among us know to work from the shadows. We’re not interested in another war between Light and Dark. Not until the power balance has shifted, anyway. That’s where you come in. –Aedus Butler - Zechariah Barrett
She was asked to pour out everything she had, but all she had was an empty soul. - Akshay Vasu
Once I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: "No good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. - Eleanor Roosevelt
I don't always believe in God, but, I believe something is amiss. - Angel M.B. Chadwick
To have what you have never had, you have to do what you have never done. - Roy Bennett
if i had forever to do whatever i wanted, i would spend three years in reality and spend the rest of my time just thinking and decrypting what i saw and what would have happened to make it like so. - Angel Death
Early in my career...I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility... I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I've never been sorry. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
She built her character with the adversity she had faced, so she could live the best of her life for the rest of life. - Nikki Rowe
I have always been afraid... Always been pretending to follow you closely, alwyas been pretending to sharpen my teeth, when the truth is, I am ... scared to death just treading on your shadow. - Tite Kubo
Ma had been very fashionable, before she married Pa, and a dressmaker had made her clothes. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
If God were mortal and had but one life to give, he would have been more careful about how he created the world. - A.E. Samaan
I should probably get a stone. A stone would be good. A stone would save me, would salvage all the damage we had already done, all the things we had given up or lost. - Dave Eggers
She knew herself, how she had slowly, over years, become a cat, a wolf, a snake, anything but a girl. How she had wrung out her girlhood like death. - Catherynne M. Valente
Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
[Harrier] locked eyes with Zanattar. He couldn't remember another time in his life when he'd been this angry and hadn't hit something. - Mercedes Lackey
When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile. - Bob Edwards
You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun. - Shaun Hick
She had wanted more than she could have.She had wanted him, and more... she had wanted him to want her.In the name of something bigger than tradition, bolder than reputation, more important than a silly title. - Sarah MacLean
If the rock band U2 had been born in Orange County, California, would they have become just another church worship band? - Steve Turner
I used to work at the unemployment office. I hated it, because when they fired me, I had to show up to work anyway. - Wallace Wang
We had a threesomeYou, me and my depressionDepression fucks hard - Benedict Smith
He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Clarice Lispector
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether. - Jorge Luis Borges
Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had. - Aristotle
She had missed him so long now, that the feeling had become a part of her. As each day passed, the missing distanced itself from her heart. One day she woke, and realized the missing was there but the pain was gone. Missing without pain is tolerable. Pain linked to heartache is intolerable. - Coco J. Ginger
It was as if my sould had left my body, floated up to the ceiling, and was watching me destroy my own career with one deliberately assaultive punch. (Dark City Lights) - Peter Hochstein
How sweet all at once it was for me to be rid of those fruitless joys which I had once feared to lose..! You drove them from me, you who are the true, the sovereign joy. You drove them from me and took their place.... O Lord my God, my Light, my Wealth, and my Salvation. - Augustine of Hippo
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
A street full of shadows will teach you what life is much better than the street full of lights! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We at Apple had forgotten who we were. One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are. - Steve Jobs
it would hurt him to know she had felt that way for a while, that her relationship with him was like being content in a house but always sitting by the window and looking out. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else. - Marilyn Monroe
There was one thing the experience had taught him. He said he'd learned that when millions of people, a whole political system, countless numbers of citizens who believed in God, said they were going to kill you - just listen to them. - Terry Hayes
It was curious what trying to speak English had done lately to his mind; it reminded him of studying poetry in college, words gaining and losing their meaning, overlapping with images, the curious echo of ideas behind the words people used. - Jess Walter
After the barter system money was introduced to the world and it had a limited value, but as the time passed it's value increased and now in 21st century money is given the value of GOD. - Neymat Khan
All I had was a dream and six million pounds.'Denholm, The IT Crowd - G. Linehan
We already live on the planet of war, we already live on the red planet, and it's a war against children. All the other wars are just the shadows of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
I wondered why I hadn't realized before that art was hard because you had to recreate not merely the scene but the way it soared into your soul and changed you. - Edeet Ravel
If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago. - William Hazlitt
Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong.
I wish you all had one neck and that I had my hands on it. - Carl Panzram
They'd taken everything. Everything, and people simply had let them. People had meekly surrendered the world to them in hopes those CEOs would finally have enough, finally have reason to leave them be. But Tom knew better. - S.J. Kincaid
And so Discovery drove on toward Saturn, as often as not pulsating with the cool music of the harpsichord, the frozen thoughts of a brain that had been dust for twice a hundred years. - Arthur C. Clarke
A man needed somebody. There wasn't anybody around, so you had to make up somebody, make him up to be like a man should be. It wasn't make-believe or cheating. The other way was make-believe and cheating: living your life without a man like him around. - Charles Bukowski
May your service of love a beautiful thing; want nothing else, fear nothing else and let love be free to become what love truly is. - Hadewijch of Antwerp
ALONE, adj. In bad company. In contact, lo! the flint and steel, By spark and flame, the thought reveal That he the metal, she the stone, Had cherished secretly alone. Booley Fito - Ambrose Bierce
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething. - Mark Twain
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. - Agatha Christie
Who cares for your beauty if your heart and mind is ugly - Alex Haditaghi
The emergence of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity is where Autism was back in the 1970's and very few children had the condition. Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity must not be allowed to explode into the new epidemic that Autism has become. - Steven Magee
It's more real to me here than if I went up," he suddenly heard himself say; and the fear lest that last shadow of reality should lose its edge kept him rooted to his seat as the minutes succeeded each other. - Edith Wharton
Struggle for Your Goals, because its too much better than Struggling for Your Life. - Fahad Rashiq
The only real influence I've ever had is myself. - Edward Hopper
Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you. - Mary Tyler Moore
Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade. - Rudyard Kipling
I had a dream I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep. - Stan Laurel
Forgive but never forget - sanaa bahaddou
The camera has always been a guide, and it's allowed me to see things and focus on things that maybe an average person wouldn't even notice. - Don Chadwick
Professor Morgan had called [Dooley] 'a lad of few words.' That wasn't true. There were words spilling around in him all the time. Too many words. His problem was organizing them. - Jan Karon
Helena had been standing by her window looking out to sea, breathing in the fresh air and admiring the picturesque scene of a small ship sailing into the harbor.She had not been able to think of anything other than Mikolas for days."From LONGING the 3rd chapter of TRUE LOVE - Destin Bays
Montana was naked, and so was Billy, of course. He had a tremendous wang, incidentally. You never know who'll get one. - Kurt Vonnegut
Like a kite, carried by the wind, he followed her into the fluffy white clouds of her imagination. He didn't think her silly for living in the sky, but rather, he marveled at the wondrous life she had created on the outskirts of reality. He knew her love would elevate him to new emotional heights. - Jaeda DeWalt
There ain't no money in poetry, that's what keeps the poet free. I've had all the freedom I can stand. - Guy Clark
Love is like sunlight. You must embrace the dark shadow of the past warmly and touch the hearts of others, that's when they'll love you. - Auliq Ice
Devoid of any real liberty or justice, America and her children had fallen prey to what amounted to little more than a thinly veiled dictatorship. She now represented not the proud citadel of freedom, but the failed experiment of democracy. - Eric J. Martindale
It was the first honest emotional connection I'd had in a while. So I immediately panicked and had to leave. - Candace Bushnell
Whoever it was who searched the heavens with a telescope and found no God would not have found the human mind if he had searched the brain with a microscope. - George Santayana
Art is a positive "FORCE" that bring beings together for the common good. Only the people who had lost a piece of themselves can create the unimaginary. - Henry Johnson Jr
Now, where had I heard drinking and brawling before? Oh right, Ashley’s father. Well, I wasn’t doing that again. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
and she realized that she (her soul) was not at all involved, only her body, her body alone. The body that had betrayed her and that she had sent out into the world among other bodies. - Milan Kundera
The yellow moon dreamilytipping buttons of lightdown among the leaves. Marimba,marimba - from beyond theblack street.Somebody dancing,somebodygetting the helloutta here. Shadows of catsweave round the treetrunks,the exposed knotty roots.("Scenes from the Life of the Peppertrees") - Denise Levertov
I'm sure I've had my phone tapped for years, I don't think it's a crime against humanity they just ought to quit doing it, god damn it. - Cornel West
Never doubt my weaseling abilities, Shadowhunter, for they are epic and memorable in their scope. - Cassandra Clare
Tell me what we had was real, I whisper. - Simone Elkeles
Courage is vulnerability. Vulnerability is courage. Like shadow and light, neither one can exist without the other. - Wai Lan Yuen
What a day! She had gotten fired, sat in God-knows-what, got rained on, got caught in a traffic jam, been rejected three times, and, as if that weren't enough sponged on by a mooch of an alien knight who claimed he was protecting her from household appliances.Knight of a Trillion stars - Dara Joy
One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun. - Jane Goodall
The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple as it first appears. Ultimately, knowledge is paralyzing. - Bill Watterson
The chief beauty about timeis that you cannot waste it in advance.The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you,as perfect, as unspoiled,as if you had never wasted or misapplieda single moment in all your life.You can turn over a new leaf every hourif you choose. - Arnold Bennett
Her soul was soothed by his presence, Her mind was soothed by his beliefsHer heart was soothed by his love And for the first time, she could see a future with someone who grabbed her by the hand and took her courageous being away from all that had her questioning life. - Nikki Rowe
You see it everywhere and everyone seems to be doing it but you. You could have had it as well, and you know it, and that’s what bothers you. Your worst enemy is yourself, and sadly, you know that what you did wasn't worth what you lost. - Donna Lynn Hope
I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down. - Abraham Lincoln
We are usually angered when someone insults us, until Divine Grace comes upon us. When we receive Grace, we no longer feel hurt when others insult us but remain quiet and peaceful, as though the insult was not directed at us at all. - Thaddeus of Vitovnica
Yes. And I’m rich now when I think about it. I own myself, and I’m worth eight hundred dollars. I wish I had the money. Then I wouldn’t ever want anything else - Mark Twain
When your purpose and passion are in alignment, your work becomes your calling, your life becomes your dream, and your mindset becomes 20/20 in clarity. - Farshad Asl
If I had to sum up homeschooling in one word, it would be freedom. - Tamara L. Chilver
There were no fear of death in children’s eyes because they had seen hanging, stoning to death and chopping heads in playgrounds and parks. - M.F. Moonzajer
I won't forget when I couldn't go to bed with the lights offWhen I heard that voice call me in for the nightI remember when love was just a word and not a fightAll I had to worry about were broken bones and being left alone - Real Friends
Everyone has their secrets, and there are shadows following us all. - Chrystal Vaughan
The past is a shadow, so I hid in the darkness. Little did I know I was made myself the unsuspecting prey of unseen predator. For only in light can you can you see what is dark. - Dina Luate-Wani
My care is like my shadow in the sun, Follows me flying, flies when I pursue it, Stands and lies by me, doth what I have done. - Elizabeth I
I was always an unusual girl.My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean. - Lana Del Rey
Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you're not saved yourself, be sure of that! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
(Her husband's departure ...) had picked Mildred up by the hair and dropped her down at the doorstep of insanity.From "Butterfly on F street - Edward P. Jones
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee. - Phyllis Diller
What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
The world was a bad joke dreamed up by the Almighty on an off-day. I've always felt myself that he probably had a hangover that morning. - Jack Higgins
You don't have to own something for it to be you. Haven't you ever gone into a gallery and seen a painting and said 'that's me'. Or had a piece of music capture something deep down you didn't even know was there? You realize it's always been part of youl you've just never heard it before. - James L. Rubart
Life is not just black and white, there are a million shades in between. - Hanif Hassan Barbhuiya
I think the biggest achievement of my life is that I followed my heart when I knew what it wanted, and had faith in destiny when I didn't know what it held. - Mansi Laus Deo
Mind is indeed that which takes one to Moksha, and it is also the mind that makes one wander around in the worldly life. One needs to just turn it in the right direction. It had been turned in the wrong direction, and so it needs to be turned in the right direction. - Dada Bhagwan
Was that his name? I never had a chance to ask. He was too intent upon tearing out my throat for us to engage in idle chitchat. - John Connolly
I advise all people that have had an interaction with the police to obtain a copy of the police report, as you may find a very different story in there to what actually occurred. - Steven Magee
the opportunity of sharing the blessings of family and friends keeps reminding us of the wealth of emotions, but, later in life yearning to relive those times, but only to offer the memories, in exchange to what one had or remember when one is reminded. - levi paul taylor
Henry Kissinger may have wished I had presented him as a combination of Charles DeGaulle and Disraeli, but I didn't....out of respect for DeGaulle and Disraeli. I described him as a cowboy because that is how he describes himself. If I were a cowboy I would be offended.
If you're servant enough, you can shrink into the shadows, even in the bright morning sun and even if you're large enough to often block it. - Erica Eisdorfer
When I became too much myself, I had to change my life. - Abby Norman
Did you really cease to love a person because you had been treated cruelly? - W. Somerset Maugham
Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves. - Benjamin Constant
Kisslikeyouneverhada past. - Brandon Villasenor
Money, power, victory and success fade in the shadows as we take our last breath for the only thing we take with us is the same thing we leave behind -- how we love and we were loved. - Robert Anthony
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses. - Lenny Bruce
But secretly I knew I had been transformed, moved by the revelation that human beings create art, that to be an artist was to see what others could not. - Patti Smith
At least if you were ignorant, you could do what you wanted, you had no idea what had been achieved in the past. You were free, instead of chewed at by bleeding impotence, dissolved away like a pearl in acid. - Hamza wolf
I Have Always Had A Facination With England, And Their History. - Chris Mentillo
Life is like a B-picture script. It is that corny. If I had my life story offered to me to film, I'd turn it down.
He had learned over the years that poor people did not feel so poor when allowed to give occasionally. - Lawana Blackwell
He had the blue kite in his hands; that was the first thing I saw. And I can't lie now and say my eyes didn't scan it for any rips. - Khaled Hosseini
Don't settle… The worst thing will be to find the man or woman that truly deserves you after you've married one who doesn't. - Nike Thaddeus
There is no sun without shadow, and it is essential to know the night. - Albert Camus
We have had for breakfast, toasts, cakes, a yorkshire pie, a piece of beef about the size and much the shape of my portmanteau, tea, coffee, ham and eggs... - Charles Dickens
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
The length of the fall is dictated by how far we had climbed. The outcome of the fall is dictated by whether we’re holding on to that which we’re climbing, or we’re letting God hold onto us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
His pride and her beauty had been in direct conflict, and his pride had remained the conqueror. - Emmuska Orczy
The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner - Tallulah Bankhead
Look around you,something is behind you. find it whether it's me or your Shadow - yakoobkhan
I love to chase my shadow to feel how it rests in the dark. - Munia Khan
Christmas is God deciding to become what He never had been, so that we can become what we never could be. And so, God does the most improbable thing imaginable. He orchestrates His own birth. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Every kind of relationship needs encouragement from both parties. Be it marriage, dating, friendship, enmity etc. - Nike Thaddeus
ACEPHALOUS, adj. In the surprising condition of the Crusader who absently pulled at his forelock some hours after a Saracen scimitar had, unconsciously to him, passed through his neck, as related by de Joinville. - Ambrose Bierce
What if there had been room at the inn?
And he, like many jaded people, had few pleasures left in life save good food and drink. - Honoré de Balzac
Our Lord took on a body like ours and lived as a man in order that those who had refused to recognize Him in His superintendence and capacity of the whole universe might come to recognize from the works He did here below in the body that what dwelled in this body was the Word of God. - Athanasius of Alexandria
Some things just can't be put back together. Some things can never be fixed. Two broken pieces can't make a lot of anything anymore. But at least he had the broken pieces. - Jamie Ford
There are no words in that fleeting moment between hope and the knowledge. There is no way to express how a heart can burst and break at the same time, how the sun can cut through the darkness but will case shadows everywhere. - Marieke Nijkamp
Like most hearts, it was complicated, shaded with dark and dappled with light. - Kate DiCamillo
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. - Eudora Welty
It is painful to face the self we know we have never had the integrity to honor and assert. - Nathaniel Branden
If the automobile had followed the same development cyclee as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside." - Robert X. Cringely
The pools had been written onto the fields by the rain. The pools were a magic worked by the rain, just as the tumbling of the black birds against the grey was a spell that the sky was working and the motion of grey-brown grasses was a spell that the wind made. Everything had meaning. - Susanna Clarke
I always take Scotch whiskey at night as a preventive of toothache. I have never had the toothache; and what is more, I never intend to have it. - Mark Twain
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20. - Warren Buffett
The sacred sense of beyond, of timelessness, of a world which had an eternal value and the substance of which was divine had been given back to me today by this friend of mine who taught me dancing. - Hermann Hesse
HYPOCHONDRIASIS, n. Depression of one's own spirits. Some heaps of trash upon a vacant lot Where long the village rubbish had been shot Displayed a sign among the stuff and stumps -- "Hypochondriasis." It meant The Dumps. Bogul S. Purvy - Ambrose Bierce
In a place filled with fears, they were looking for the man who had none. - John Katzenbach
If we can widen the range of experiences beyond what we as individuals have encountered, if we can draw upon the experiences of others who've had to confront comparable situations in the past, then - although there are no guarantees - our chances of acting wisely should increase proportionately. - Edward Hallett Carr
It had been horrible, yes, and he'd never want to do it again - but it truly was his most powerful experience. - Shane Stadler
If I had to do all the things I wanted in my life the time I have alive wouldn't be enough, so I choose those that keeps me closer to my purpose and God. - Evans Biya
Beneath her self-control, though he did not guess it, was the impatience of the keen brain watching a slower brain laboriously cover the ground it had already traversed in a flash. - Agatha Christie
Screw you, cowboy! she yelled after him, saying the word exactly as she had before. And that horse you rode in on.And—Whoops!—now everyone in the diner had turned to look at them.Zane turned around to her with amusement on his face. Very original, princess. - Kimberly Lewis
Even though it's dark and cold there is always a shade of light. - Angela Bernabe
The more I read the Quran, the clearer I see the hidden wickedness lurking in the shadows of my soul. - Moosa Rahat
In the long run you only hit what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high. - Henry David Thoreau
Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories. - John Wilmot
The bastards had done their job well. - Stephen Charles Gould
At night I lay awake, her likeness casting dark shadows across my soul and senses, and my stomach throbbing away. I imagined her arms around me, lulling me into a phantom bliss, so frustrating, so unreal. - Stephen Mosley
She looked him directly in the eye. A colleague of hers had once told her that eye contact with another person for more than six seconds without looking away or blinking revealed a desire for either sex or murder. - Lisa Genova
That's all we have, finally, the words, and they had better be the right ones. - Raymond Carver
Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream. - Euripides
Unrequited love is a ridiculous state that makes you try to convince your heart of something your mind knows is a lie! - Alex Haditaghi
Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance. - Carl Sandburg
She had generated alternative versions of herself. She had insisted at brutal cost on these conversions. Layering her life, only to strip it bare. Only to be alone in the end. Her life had been paired down to its solitary components. - Jhumpa Lahiri
Each member of this shadowy network resented the others, who were irritating reminders that nothing was more American, whatever that means, than fleeing the American, whatever that is, and that their soft version of self-imposed exile was just another of late empire's packaged tours. - Ben Lerner
If a god had made the world, might world always be right, that would be so wise, we'd be spared so much suffering. But we made the world - out of our smallness and weakness. Our lives are awkward and fragile... - Edward Bond
If there had been an exercise I'd liked, would I have gotten this big in the first place? - Jennifer Weiner
Mark 12:34When Jesus saw that he had answered wisely, he said to him, 'You are not far from the Kingdom of God. - Anonymous
Wadsworth MoorWhere the millstone of skyGrinds light and shadow so purple-fineAnd has ground it so longGrinding the skin off the earthEarth bleeds her raw true darknessA land naked now as a woundThat the sun swabs and dabsWhere the miles of agony are numbnessAnd harebell and heather a euphoria - Ted Hughes
Just as my body had changed at puberty, now I was developing a sense of guilt, a sense not only of how I appeared to others, but of how I appeared to myself, especially in violating self-imposed prohibitions. - Hanif Kureishi
O Diabo, invejoso, fez o homem confundir com religião e amor com casamento. - Machado de Assis
Love elevates the beauty of life. - Farshad Asl
...baby, it's never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows how poor that person is, it doesn't hurt you. So don't let Mrs Dubose get you down. She had enough troubles or her own. - Harper Lee
...and his eyes had that splendid innocence, that opaque blue candour of the satanically fallen. ~ The French Lieutenant’s Woman - John Fowles
What makes you different us what makes you stronger. You are a masterpiece uniquely designed by God. You can have tremendous victories, love, and abundance. - Farshad Asl
I am so wise I had my mouth sewn shut. - John Berryman
First, I had time, but no money; then I had money, but no time. Finally, I had time and money, but no health to make use of my wealth. - RVM
A man must properly pay the fiddler. In my case it so happened that a whole symphony orchestra had to be subsidized. - John Barrymore
Slowly, Jimmy held up his outstretched hands. Men had been arguing for two hundred years about this gesture; would every creature, everywhere in the universe, interpret this as "See--no weapons"? But no one could think of anything better. - Arthur C. Clarke
We often settle for what's available and what's available isn't always great. You are destined to achieve greatness! - Farshad Asl
Choice of justice is better than injustice if even you got hold of the injustice it from any since that since is nonsense. - M.Rishad Sakhi
As an entrepreneur you own your business, you expand your brand, you increase your impact, you live with no excuses, and you enjoy your intentional growth daily. - Farshad Asl
I Love the Smell of Success in the Shadows of Failure.~Ayyaz Ameer Meo - Ayyaz Ameer Mayo
He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful. - Sydney Smith
If all was told, supposing there lived a person who could tell all, there would be no mysteries left, and the would be very bad. Man cannot live without mystery. He had a great need of it. - Lame Deer Seeker of Visions
I had learned that every patient has the right to hope, despite long odds, and it was my role to help nurture that hope. - Jerome Groopman
A woman once drove me to drink, and I never had the decency to thank her. - Sir Winston Churchill
He didn’t deserve compassion. Sympathy. Not even understanding. He deserved worse, far worse than he had ever been given. - V.S. Carnes
paradise seemed further away than India, but Hell had become a bit closer - V.S. Naipaul
I doubt I'm any wiser than I was five hundred years back. I'm older. I've been up, and been down, and been up again. Have I learned aught? I've learned from my mistakes, but I've had more time to commit more mistakes. - Gaiman, Neil
Some women would not have contracted an STD or STDs had they not been on the pill. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Whiteness is the color of death, you know, not black. Wetness is life, the breeder and shaper of life. In the beginning the sun was black. So all light was absorbed before it had a chance to return. And our dreams, then, were empty. - Jim Carroll
I hated discussing ideas with investors," he said, "because I then become a Defender of the Idea, and that influences your thought process." Once you became an idea's defender you had a harder time changing your mind about it. - Michael Lewis
For excellent health and a good skin color, I recommend that people sit next to a shady ultraviolet transmitting window when indoors. - Steven Magee
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it. - Mark Twain
I don't care to be someone's first love, I care to be their second or third; after every heartbreak they had experienced, I was worthy enough for them to move forward and this to me is greater than any first's of someone's heart. - Nikki Rowe
A thick, intense fog was rolling in from the ocean, which created long, strange shadows to form like creatures of their own kind. - Keira D. Skye
I knew I was putting you under immense pressure when I rejected your work the other day. I set an impossible deadline - yet you have met it with work that I can only call outstanding. As your teacher, I had to push you to your limits so that you could recognize your own true potential. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
On Twitter, people who had read my book followed me and I could see what else they were reading, why they'd liked what I'd written and by the by, more about them than I'd ever elicit from two minutes in a tent at a book festival, stuck behind a signing desk. - Sara Sheridan
Only if the human mind had a Garbage Collector.But then, do we know what references we still hold on? - Sapan Saxena
If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands. - Havelock Ellis
He offered her the world. She said she had her own. - Monique Duval
I'm a superkid yes. But even Superman had his flu days. - Fynn Jamal
So they had all had more troubles than she. Did that really make them superior? If two men were walking along the street and a brick fell on one, missing the other, did that make the injured one a better person? - Elizabeth Harrower
We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness," O'Brien had said to him. He knew what it meant, or thought he knew. The place where there is no darkness was the imagined future, which one would never see, but which, by foreknowledge, one could mystically share in. - George Orwell
They had an ugly look to one as prone to disgust and fear as the changes of a few hours had made me. - Charles Dickens
I never had problems with my fellow scientists. Scientists are a friendly, atheistic, hard-working, beer-drinking lot whose minds are preoccupied with sex, chess and baseball when they are not preoccupied with science. - Yann Martel
How many a dispute could have been deflated into a single paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms. - Aristotle
Tragedy often gives birth to courage, it offers man a platform to change what will be."Eli Storm, Emanuel Stone And The Phoenix Shadow - Isaac Solomon
One day, you muster the courage and let go of the fear. In a brief moment of insanity, you give wings to the stories you had wanted to tell; some you didn't even know were in you. In that instant, something about you changes. You are born again. - K.J. Kilton
I've had it with these cheap sons of bitches who claim they love poetry but never buy a book. - Kenneth Rexroth
Amazing how eye and skin color come in many shades yet many think sexuality is just gay or straight. - DaShanne Stokes
Leadership is influencing others through modeling. - Farshad Asl
In our beautiful memoryWe were all handsomeWe could all singWe all had the heart Of the prettiest girl in townAnd we all hit .300 - John Buck O'Neil
I do not fear of death because my world had lost it's colour and I had lost my happiness. But life goes on. So, I decided to cover the pain I suffer with a shiny,bright smile.I might look happy but you do not know what's going on inside. It's scary what a smile can hide, right ? - Anonymous
She [Bernice] didn’t like anything that had an adult theme, with only one exception, her collection of erotic female memorabilia. They were all antiques, fragments of other women’s sexuality that was somehow easier to deal with than her own. - K. Ford K.
He wasn't that good looking, he had the social skills of a wet cat and the patience of a caffeinated hummingbird - Karen Chance
I consider a dream like I consider a shadow, answered Caeiro, with his usual divine, unexpected promptitude. A shadow is real, but it’s less real than a rock. A dream is real if it weren’t, it wouldn’t be a dream but less real than a thing. That’s what being real is like. - Álvaro de Campos
To complain that I could only be married once was like complaining that I had only been born once. - G.K. Chesterton
Hey everyone. This is , the one who wrote a A BOY I ONCE KNEW and BLACK SHEEP AND KISSING COUSINS. To those of you who read either one, thanks! But another , not me, wrote WOMEN AND THE CUBAN REVOLUTION and VALLEY OF THE SHADOW. Just setting the record straight! - Elizabeth Stone
In that day, we didn't have no remote controls and vacuum cleaners. If you wanted all that stuff you had children! - Tyler Perry
The funniest thing people say to me: "I wish I had your life". Hello! I make a living writing about it. - Daniel Marques
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
No one ever forgets a talk they had that lasted through the night. - Marty Rubin
I have read your book and much like it. - Moses Hadas
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it... We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself. - Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future. - John Ruskin
The church says the earth is flat; but I have seen its shadow on the moon, and I have more confidence even in a shadow than in the church. - Ferdinand Magellan
Many in America, as one social historian wrote, 'believed implicitly that New York's social leaders went to bed in full evening dress, brushed their teeth in vintage champagne, married their daughters without exception to shady French counts, and arrayed their poodle dogs in diamond tiaras.'... - Greg King
Rough palms cradled my face while my fingers gripped the pillow on either side of his. Lips, teeth, tongue, mingled together. I ate him up and didn’t let go until I had to come up for air. - Priya Ardis
To crave and to have are as like as a thing and its shadow. - Marilynne Robinson
I think that in life you don't need too much; you need friends, you need to do what you like doing. - Zaha Hadid
Some dark nights hide the cruelest of secrets. Such are the tales of the dark shadows hidden in that old castle in a distant land. The story of ages started with a classic; highlighting the infamous monster made out of a man. - Adhish Mazumder
I used to believe that marriage would diminish me, reduce my options. That you had to be someone less to live with someone else when, of course, you have to be someone more. - Candice Bergen
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Arianne had her feet up on the table, wearing a striped conductor's cap.Arriane was fixated on the game. A chocolate cigar bobbed between her lips as she contemplated her next move. Roland was giving Arianne the hawk eye."Checkmate, bitch," Arianne said triumphantly, knocking over Roland's king. - Lauren Kate
I had never before considered leaving my religion, my family, my customs, and my beliefs behind. It was all that I had ever known. Would it be worth it to give it all up? I had no way of knowing. It was frightening even to contemplate a life beyond - Carolyn Jessop
Aunt Rosa, a fussy, angular, wild-eyed old lady, who had lived in a tremulous world of bad news, bankruptcies, train accidents, cancerous growths—until the Germans put her to death, together with all the people she had worried about. - Vladimir Nabokov
We are brilliant shades of light, we can not be contained"-Boys of the Fatherless- - David C. Riggins
Life Would've Been Easier If The People Had Crushes On Jesus Christ.. Not Other People. - Cyc Jouzy
I put my hands behind my head and lay on my back, trying to hold on to the memories of my family. Their faces seemed to be far off somewhere in my mind, and to get to them I had to bring up painful memories. - Ishmael Beah
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I saw that all things I feared, and which feared me, had nothing good or bad in them save insofar as the mind was affected by them. - Baruch Spinoza
I am ashamed to say this, but as a child, neither my parents not my teachers pushed me to read. In fact, I did not read an entire book through until I was a grown man and had learned the awesome power of reading on my own. - Daniel Whyte III
Everyone who got to where they are had to begin where they were. - Richard Paul Evans
The library made me feel safe, as if every question had an answer and there was nothing to be afraid of, as long as I could sort through another volume. - Dee Williams
I've never had inner turmoil about all this. You find a lot of people these days who cannot stand to be alone. You could lock me up in solitary for weeks on end, and I'd keep myself amused. - Keith Richards
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them. - Agatha Christie
Most people think that making a living from books is fun or joyful, but there's much more to it than what the eyes can see, and I wish I had more time for more profitable and also joyful activities. - Robin Sacredfire
Saying his name stabbed my heart, like someone had ripped through my carefully stitched up world and exposed the infected, pulsing red tissue that I thought was healing. - Colleen Houck
First time I ever put pen to paper, I had one goal to build something no one had ever thought of before. - Carla H. Krueger
A sense of the divine presence and indwelling bears the soul towards heaven as upon the wings of eagles. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing. - Rabindranath Tagore
If I had created myself, I would be taller, blond, and more well endowed, financially. I would have cast out spiders and bad-hair days. Therefore, and hence, I believe strongly in a Creator who not only gave me the gift, but the free will to create my own journey through life. - Audrey Conn
I was born not knowing and have only had a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
A true prayer is an inventory of needs, a catalog of necessities, an exposure of secret wounds, a revelation of hidden poverty. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Faith is trusting, that no matter what plan you had, God has a better one. - Chris Burkmenn
The deformity of Christ forms you. If he had not willed to be deformed, you would not have recovered the form which you had lost. Therefore he was deformed when he hung on the cross. But his deformity is our comeliness. In this life, therefore, let us hold fast to the deformed Christ. - Augustine of Hippo
That's when it hit me. I had to go through a lot of bad relationships first, but I'd finally found him. My very own Prince Charming. Turns out they do exist.Touché, Cinderella. Touché. - Cindi Madsen
She always says I'm the best friend that she's ever had... how do you hang up on someone who needs you that bad? ~From 'Laura' on The Nylon Curtain - Billy Joel
God grant, if we must have two eyes, that they may be both clear ones, one the eye of faith wholly fixed on Christ, the other the eye of obedience equally and wholly fixed on the same objective! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
You are free to go, Father," she whispered. "We are all of us free." Olivia finally understood what Mr Tugwell had tried to tell her. This was how it was for every fallen crteature. Christ bore the penalty we each deserve, to purchase our freedom. - Julie Klassen
And grief, no matter how you try to cater to its wail, has a way of fading away, and the person so real, so beloved, becomes a dim, slightly out-of-focus shadow. - V.C. Andrews
The events of that day would forever be remembered, and they stood together as a united Marridon, a nation that would lead in innovation and liberality, taking up the thread that had been left for them, the essence of selfless love woven along a national loom. - Michelle Franklin
I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right. - Henry Bessemer
This corner of history was as real as the tiled floor under our feet or the wooden tabletop under our fingers. The people to whom it had happened had actually lived and breathed and felt and thought and then died, as we did - as we would. - Elizabeth Kostova
I once had a mind of quicksand,That dragged ideas into its depths,Inhaling specks of sunlight,Every time I drew a breath,But the world thought me a hazard,When every word I spoke, I meant,So around me they put caution tape,And filled me with cement. - Erin Hanson
If Molly had not been so entirely loyal to her friend, she might havethought this constant brilliancy a little tiresome when brought intoevery-day life; it was not the sunshiny rest of a placid lake, it wasrather the glitter of the pieces of a broken mirror, which confusesand bewilders. - Elizabeth Gaskell
Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around wondering about yourself. - Katherine Hepburn
I asked tom if countries always apologize when they had done wrong, and he says, 'Yes, the little one does.' - Mark Twain
I had to start new, my ego told me that if past ever wanted me, I won't be calling it by that name. - Garima Mittal
He wondered why he wasn't as in love with her as he was with...Hector had only shared enjoyment with (her)...he shared everything, enjoyment and sorrow...but for some time now they'd shared too much frustration, boredom and fatigue. - François Lelord
She did not have time to wonder about his being late. He died bent over the sidewalk sign that stood out in front of the hardware store... He had not even had time to get into the store... - Alice Munro
One thing is undeniably clear. We have all had bad experiences, we have all had tragedies in our lives which help to shape who we are. - J. Loren Norris
Feeling LOW? Go on mountains. - Prajakta Mhadnak
There are problems and there are problems. One big problem and a great paradox in the arena of life is the problem of where or how a person is now and where or how he wants to be tomorrow. Had it not been this problem, we would have been relaxing all day long - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
He felt something trickle down his face and he wiped it away irritably. When he looked at the back of his hand, he found trails of red. He had never cried in his life; in fact, he could not cry with no tear ducts. But now, at last, he was. He was crying tears of blood. For her. - Phillip W. Simpson
Most of the people in the audience were white and old. They had the gaunt look of people who have seen all the important movies and can now only look forward to reruns. - Karan Mahajan
She had words in her heart which she released thru her fingertips. - Eveli Acosta
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work youbelieve in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you willfind happiness that you had thought could never be yours. - Dale Carnegie
There is a correlation between the number of days since a man last had sex, and, the number of women that he is convinced he is in love with. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
But now the other half of "us" was gone and, lying there in my shadowy room, I'd be struck with this realization that I had no clue how to be just me again. - Jennifer Brown
Before proving it to someone else, I had to be able to prove it to myself. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
And like a colorful bloom of temporary lights in the sky, you will shine. - Chad Sugg
Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory. - Orison Swett Marden
Link had to make the decision to save himself. - Joyce, T.S.
I Love the Smell of Success in the Shadows of Failure - Ayyaz Ameer Mayo
FUCK UNITY! FUCK CONSENSUS! There was no unity or consensus during the American Revolution. We had principled leadership from a small, vocal, minority that refused to compromise on the issue of individual liberty. - A.E. Samaan
Leo Strauss's discoveries in the history of political philosophy had the effect of liberating his students from the yoke of contemporary thought. - William Kristol
Of the animals I saw, I could write volumes. All were wild; for the Great Race's mechanised culture had long since done away with domestic beasts, while food was wholly vegetable or synthetic. - H.P. Lovecraft
the cross had slipped back onto my chest. I unclasped it and after wrapping the chain around the metal, tucked it into my bra - A&E Kirk
I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God. - Carl Jung
The working class had imposed upon them a sterile and authoritarian educational system which mirrored the ethos of the corporate workplace. - Anthony M. Platt
Behind this smile in my faceLies the dark shadow of emptinessHiding from your eyes within my gazeConcealed with sham happiness. - Alexia Chase
We don't blame your shadow for the shape of your body. Don't blame others for the shape of your experience. - Gillian Duce
As she cried, I could feel growing there, as had once before, a presence between us: the tiny perfect form of Sherry nestled between her parents' bodies. Our bodies were shaped by her absence, by the almost unbearable weight of her loss. - Robert J. Wiersema
Wit had conquered science by laughing it out of court. - Philip Schuyler Allen
[Murder] doesn't concern the victim and the guilty only. It affects the innocent too. You and I are innocent, but the shadow of murder has touched us. We don't know how that shadow is going to affect our lives. - Agatha Christie
The sorrow we feel when we lose a loved one is the price we pay to have had them in our lives. - Rob Liano
The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth. - Jalaluddin Rumi
When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings. - Dean Jackson
It doesn't matter when, how old am I and how. When the first robot is build and it can be like a human which will mean can think, and communicate I will go and buy it. Because this will be the best friend ever will have and ever had! - Deyth Banger
There were differences between memories and dreams. He had only dreams of things he had wanted to do, while Lespere had memories of things done and accomplished. And this knowledge began to pull Hollis apart, with a slow, quivering precision. - Ray Bradbury
By the time the Somnambulist had set her creaking bones to rest on their assigned landing pad, Holden had lost all patience with human stupidity.So, of course, it came out to meet him. - James S.A. Corey
I'm Godless. And so I've had to make my God, and my God is narrative filmmaking, which is -- ultimately what my God becomes, which is what my mantra becomes, is the theme. - Darren Aronofsky
No original thought still exists. People are original, each one of them. The same ideas that others had before you are waiting for you to bring them back to life in a new way. The part of who you are that is left behind within these old ideas is what makes them original all over again. - Ashly Lorenzana
Stephanie had no problem doing what shewas told, just so long as she was given a good reason why sheshould. - Derek Landy
I looked at her, exhausted in the hospital bed, and she looked at you, and you looked at me looking at her with eyes that had never known anything else, and for a moment there I swear we saw each other with a clarity that nothing can alter, not time, not heartbreak, not death. - Garth Risk Hallberg
If I had known they were going to do this, I would have become a shoemaker. - Albert Einstein
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. - Heinrich Heine
Dr. Enoch Ngo'ma, said, "Your spiritual battle that has nothing to define your capabilities. May the favour of the Lord overshadow you at this time. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative and go along with me when I'm telling strange tales. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
It was very sad under the trees. Although spring was well advanced, in the deep shade there was nothing but death-rotten leaves, gray and white fungi, and over everything a funeral hush. - Nathanael West
...there was alienation in the standing consciousness that his squareness would not fit the round hole that had been prepared for him. - Thomas Hardy
Before the battle they had been discussing whether there might be life after death, and Windham and Rochester had made a pact that if there was, the first to die would come back and tell the other. But, said Rochester, he [Windham] never did. - Jenny Uglow
Everyone in the world was programmed by the place they were born, hemmed in by their beliefs, but you had to at least try to grow your own brain - Scott Westerfeld
Matahari kalah terang dengan hatinya,Bulan kalah indah dengan senyumannya,Air kalah jernih dengan jiwanya,Bumi kalah subur dengan amalnya,Langit kalah cerah dengan akhlaknya,Batu kalah keras dengan imannya,Dan aku pun kalah hati kepadanya. - Siti Khadijah Bashir 2010
It was one of those days when I was thinking too much, too fast. Only it was more like the thoughts had a mind of their own and going all by themselves at a hundred miles a second, and I was just sitting back, feeling the growing paranoia inside of me. - Sasha Mizaree
When he found a very valuable pearl, he went and sold everything he had and bought it - Holy Bible Matthew 13 46
Enjoy your youth.You'll never be younger thanyou are at this very moment. - Chad Sugg
The poor fool hadn't realized that if all mankind shares a folly or an illusion, and likes to share it even knowing what it is, then the illusion is much more valuable and fine a kind of thing than the ass who wants to upset it. - John Dickson Carr
I had never imagined that happiness could hurt so much. - Knausgaard, Karl Ove
I walked a mile with Pleasure;She chatted all the way;But left me none the wiserFor all she had to say.I walked a mile with Sorrow;And ne’er a word said she;But, oh! The things I learned from her,When Sorrow walked with me. - Robert Browning Hamilton
The day we get comfortable with our lives is the day we sacrifice adventure. - Marissa Haddlin
I had two or three faced people, I don't like the feature that they are have a lot of faces, what's bad?You never know which face they are using! - Deyth Banger
Forgiveness is a gift we give ourselves to release us from the shackles of our past. The pain of those who wounded us may linger but it needn't overshadow our happiness. - Jaeda DeWalt
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
I had every reason to quit, but you were the reason I wanted it all again. - Karen A. Baquiran
I, the ordinary restless child, the plain adolescent, the commoner who had been a nun twice, would prove to be a Daughter of Heaven. - Shan Sa
Johnson had a sense of humor, and he could kid with me, he would say. Johnson didn’t enjoy talking with most liberals. He didn’t think they had a sense of humor. - Hubert H. Humphrey
You never require a teacher to lead you into the wrong path, but you do require a kindly word to conduct you aright. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
He felt a furious sense of powerlessness, because he played no part in Alice's life, but by god she did in his, like a daughter whose name he hadn't been able to choose. - Paolo Giordano
I like playing around with the words; I love it when I feel like I've picked the exact right word to describe whatever it is I'm trying to describe. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
Now that she had actually seen and accepted reality, and reality brought such a healing calm. - Gloria Naylor
What I'm trying to do is make impressions. I think of myself as a colourist, adding different colours and shades by using different techniques and touching the guitar in different ways. I'd like to play sounds you can see if you've got your eyes closed. - Lenny Breau
You never fully appreciate what you had until you don’t have it anymore - Glenn Beck
My art is an act of creation and destruction, with all the sorrow and joy these engender as well as all the shadow and light these contain. - Kathryn V. White
I thought I had nothing to be grateful for today, but then the universe became quiet a moment so I could hear my heart beat to the rhythm of my life. - Karen A. Baquiran
I saw the errors I had made and assumed full responsibility for everything. - Henry Miller
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
Najbolji medju vama je onaj koji je najbolji prema svojoj porodici, a ja sam od vas najbolji prema svojoj porodici. Zene nije postivao osim onaj ko je plemenit, a nije ih ponizavao niko osim zlikovac. - Hadis
There was a time when our greed had not yet surpassed our imaginations as our greatest asset. - Thomas Warfield
Who would wave a flag to be rescued if they had a desert island of their own? That was the thing that spoilt Robinson Crusoe. In the end he came home. There never ought to be an end. - Arthur Ransome
In the time of to Augustine, the conversation in the West mostly had been a Christian reaction to outside ideas. After Augustine, the Great Conversation would be about his ideas for centuries. - John Mark Reynolds
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I had rather have a fool make me merry, than experience make me sad. - William Shakespeare
No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one. - Elbert Hubbard
Messy" is a word we use to explain a conflict with an expectation we had. Eliminate the expectation, and you eliminate the "messy". - Steve Maraboli
Life is a path to reach destination.However once it is reached ,implies Life had all kind of sharp turns one time or other for all - N.Manoj
I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record by 20 minutes. - George Best
She always had that about her, the sparkle in her eye, she was unshakeable and what made her so admirable was; her ability to shine bright when no one knew of her pain. - Nikki Rowe
It’s not enough to hear someone else’s voice or to sing someone else’s song or to play the note that you heard someone else play. I had to tune into my sound and by doing so, I have recovered not only the sound of my voice but the sound of my life. - Suzette Hinton
But you will come to regret this, Abigail. This won’t be like one of the memories that fritters away into nothing when you come out of that game. This will leave a stain. You’ll carry for it for ever, when you could have had a few more years of blissful innocence. Are you sure, now? - Alastair Reynolds
Anticipating God's blessings is a great way to begin a new week! When we look for the things that could go wrong, we just may find what we had been looking for. - Diane K. Chamberlain
Their long years together had shown him that it did not so much matter if marriage was a dull duty, as long as it kept the dignity of duty: lapsing from that, it became a mere battle of ugly appetites. - Edith Wharton
Treat this world as I do, like a wayfarer; like a horseman who stops in the shade of a tree for a time, and then moves on. - Idries Shah
I had the most boring office job in the world...I used to clean the windows on envelopes. - Rita Rudner
As I said earlier it is most surprising that the kingdom of then world should have come under the sway of a species of monkey, and there is reason to suppose that there were other claimants to the throne. ("The Shadmock") - R. Chetwynd-Hayes
Women are women: the most beautiful creatures, I love and respect. But hoes and tricks, gets slapped with dicks and that's with no regret. - 2Shaddy
When one heated exchange (in English) led a commenter to write "Go fuck yourself!" in Lojban, it turned into a lengthy discussion of why he hadn't said what he meant to say, and what the proper Lojban expression for the sentiment might be. - Arika Okrent
I like my human experience served up with a little silence and restraint. Silence makes experience go further and, when it does die, gives it that dignity common to a thing one had touched and not ravished. - Djuna Barnes
I saw the bruises, the burns, the cuts— I knew which ones had been done to you by someone you thought you could trust. Someone you thought loved you. I knew which ones you gave yourself. - Abby Norman
My heart had been a darkened room for so very long, but then you found the light switch. - John Mark Green
If I hadn't lost my hearing, I wouldn't be where I am now. It forced me to maximize my own potential. I have to be better than the average person to succeed. - Lou Ferrigno
As I rolled over, stretching out, my only thought was to go back to the dream I'd been having, which I couldn't remember, other than that it had been good, in that distant, hopeful way unreal things can be. - Sarah Dessen
Who said death is dead? He's fully alive, traveling around the world, throwing shadows and soaking in the sun. Visiting the young and old; placing bets and dicing regrets, for the worse or a better off place. - Anthony Liccione
I had never seen such sorrow; it appalled me. And I was even more appalled by her attempts to overcome it, because they so plainly, pathetically failed and in failing opened up a view of the world I had only begun to suspect, where wounds did not heal, and things did not work out for the best - Tobias Wolff
Somebody waits for the time I know will never comeYou get yourself so highThen you come down feeling blueOne day you’ll wake up and realize you’ve had enoughThere’s a thousand shining momentsWaiting just to happen to you - Blue Rodeo
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
When a person thinks you are too good for them, they create a wall without even taking a chance. The best life that God has in store for a person is often thrown away because of what he or she thinks they deserve. True love is not the life you had, but the life you never realized you could have. - Shannon L. Alder
I was Pandora, bound and determined to open that box. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
it is good to have wealth. It is great to leave in comfort. It is awesome to obtain possessions but, don't be too eager for material possessions for the same material possessions that bring joy are the same possessions that bring sorrow and pain and also leave a big had I know on our minds - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I thought about how wonderfully strange it would be to live in a place where almost everything had been built by the dead.
But this was different, as if some creature had risen from a corner of my cell and taken over every part of me. It swallowed meaning. I hadn't thought suffering would be like this, so ordinary, so dull, and so endless. - Robyn Cadwallader
If God had a flower for each moment He thought of you, the whole universe would be a garden. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Calla, calla, princesa —dice el hada madrina—;en caballo, con alas, hacia acá se encamina,en el cinto la espada y en la mano el azor,el feliz caballero que te adora sin verte,y que llega de lejos, vencedor de la Muerte,a encenderte los labios con un beso de amor - Rubén Darío
I had no specific bent toward science until my grandfather died of stomach cancer. I decided that nobody should suffer that much. - Gertrude B. Elion
For no one, in our long decline,So dusty, spiteful and divided,Had quite such pleasant friends as mine,Or loved them half as much as I did. - Hilaire Belloc
The planet's tyrant, dotard Death, had held his gray mirror before them for a moment and shown them the image of things to come. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Her heart had grown so familiar to the pain of life without him, that to respond now seemed too large a pleasure she could not endure. If pain was love, then she loved fiercely. Yet knew she could not be near that boy again. - Coco J. Ginger
The kiss grew into so much more than anything that had come before, unfettered by a time that strived to contain passion, born from perceived loss and glorious gain. - Susan Catalano
Open you eyes to the world around you.. Block out the screams of pessimism.. Release your inhibitions! - Nike Thaddeus
Of all the crap, crap, crappy nights I've ever had in the whole of my crap life. On a scale of one to 10, we're talking...a minus 6. And it's not like I even have very high standards. - Sophie Kinsella
He had a powerful kind of ache inside of him, half joy, half terrible sadness. - J.K. Rowling
The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof, shit detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers have had it. - Ernest Hemingway
Silent as a flower, her face fell in dismay, aware that the ghost of lust ate and left, sensing that there was a different scent of perfume consuming the room, and that she had numbered and counted the he loves me, he loves me not of each petal, where the lifeless dust had settle. - Anthony Liccione
The world is full of all sorts of brilliant stuff and I haven't found out all about it yet, so I don't want anyone messing it about or endin' it before I've had the chance to find out about it.-Adam to DEATH & the 4 horsepeople of the Apocalypse - Neil Gaiman
Despite countless prayers for Joseph to be safe, God said no. His plan remains a mystery. I have had to accept that mystery and trust Him in the dark. - Shelley Ramsey
(From Boulez, an authorized biography by Joan Peyser)At the chapel door he [a priest associated with a school Boulez attended] asked me if what he had been told was true: that Boulez no longer believed in God. I said it was... - Pierre Boulez
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade. - Benjamin Franklin
In the end, you will not see the physical beauty in others that caught your eye, but the fire that burned within them. This kind of beauty is the bonfire you had to attend. - Shannon L. Alder
You could never be certain what you would find in a book that had spent time with someone else. - Erica Bauermeister
I am insane, does that surprise you? Ha! I think my mind is crumbling, just like crackers. If I had written five minutes earlier I would have wept, if I had written ten minutes earlier I would have told you to leave me alone, if I wait any longer I won’t write at all. - @ neuroticdream Tumblr
Don't depend on anyone too much. Even your shadow leaves when it's dark. - Anonymous
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. - Carl Jung
The iron bolt which so mysteriously fastens the door of hope and holds our spirits in gloomy prison, needs a heavenly hand to push it back. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
An acquaintance had become a lover, might become a husband, but would retain all that she had noted in the acquaintance; and love must confirm an old relation rather than reveal a new one. - E.M. Forster
فى مصر فى ناس مش راضية مع إنها عايشة وفى ناس مش عايشة ومع ذلك راضية ! - Shadi Kamal Kandil
Was this what she had shattered convention for; broken with her family, her friends? Everything she had ever known; doomed herself to eternal damnation, for the sake of what she had believed would be heaven on earth, and had turned out to be hell, here and now? - Fay Weldon
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall. - James Patterson
A sentence should be read as if its author, had he held a plough instead of a pen, could have drawn a furrow deep and straight to the end. - Henry David Thoreau
The row was actually about everything in creation, but it had for its subject of the moment the boy's mustache. - Kurt Vonnegut
Don't be a prisoner of the past, become a pioneer of the future. - Farshad Asl
By now, she was far from the scorch of these sands. After the ransom deal, she would be safely married in England. To Ashton. And Caine, who had hurt her far more than anything Abdullah had planned for her with that long, curved dagger, deserved no better than this torment of knowing it. - V.S. Carnes
Sometimes I accidentally walk into the places where I and you had spoken before, existed before, which still have the smell ofyour memories, all of a sudden it starts feeling like I have entered a dark room without a door anywhere. Where I can always hear that song I used to love once before. - Akshay Vasu
You can call anyone you want a traitor as long as you're the one holding the pen. - Nihad Sirees
All struggles against oppression in the modern woeld begin by redefining what had previously been consideered private, non-public and non-political issues as matters of public concern, as issues of justice, as sites of power. - Şeyla Benhabib
So, after three days of incessant brandy-drinking, he had burned out the youth from his blood, he had achieved this kindled state of oneness with all the world, which is the end of youth's most passionate desire. - D.H. Lawrence
When I write, I try to represent the voices of people I've known who had no voice. - Carla H. Krueger
I never make up anything. I get everything from my books. They're all true!" --Ann Newton/Shadow of a Doubt (1943) - rebecca hitchcock
Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble. - Sidney J. Harris
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended. - Edward R. Murrow
Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death. He had ridden only a few miles away when his friend, riding hard, caught up with him, saying 'You gave me the wrong key! - Anaïs Nin
It seems to me that since I've had children, I've grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from. - Anne Tyler
All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. - Terry Pratchett
She had a weird, fleeting thought that she wanted to eat her sister, like a sorceress in a storybook gobble her down into her belly, keep her safe. - Leslie Parry
One day I had nothing but my childhood to defend myself.......... - Sameh Elsayed
He drew a circle that shut me out -- Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in.
Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows. - Helen Keller
I have been right, Basil, haven’t I, to take my love out of poetry, and to find my wife in Shakespeare’s plays? Lips that Shakespeare taught to speak have whispered their secret in my ear. I have had the arms of Rosalind around me, and kissed Juliet on the mouth. - Oscar Wilde
A mistake does not make a shadow. The people who you hurt through the mistake and what they decide to say about it is what leaves a shadow. The only way to erase that shadow is to shed light on it. If that is not possible, moving on to somewhere brighter is always an option. - Justin David Nevins
Why had it been left for a stranger to reveal him to himself? - Oscar Wilde
The mechanics of Nature ensures that the shadow of yesterday doesn't eclipse the dawn of tomorrow. - Shilpa Menon
I didn't think it could be done, though given Sun's track record, I suppose that I shouldn't be surprised that they've managed to produce an even worse keyboard than any that they previously had on the market.
Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress. - George Eliot
They had learned nothing and forgotten nothing. - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
If God had wanted us to think just with our wombs, why did He give us a brain?
As a rule, I had murder in my mind. That day, I had it in my heart. - Jane Casey
Dr. John Nash Ott had discovered by 1987 that glass, artificial light sources, electricity and electronic systems were having extensive detrimental effects on plants, animals and humans. - Steven Magee
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
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date. - Ann Richards
But I can no longer ready any faith's Napoleonic saber rattling without picturing smoking rubble on cable news. I guess if I had to pick a spiritual figurehead to possess the deed to the entirety of Earth, I'd go with Buddha, but only because he wouldn't want it. - Sarah Vowell
We have had enough of the old men and the money-counters!" And people further off took up the cry: "Up Bowman, and down with the moneybags, - J.R.R. Tolkien
Los ojos se me llenaron de lágrimas. El dolor del duelo es como un invitado borracho, cuando parece que se ha marchado, vuelve a darte un último abrazo. - Stephen King
If Scientists Like Einstein didn't exist, we wouldn't never know about the Universe - shady_N
It is only the great men who are truly obscene. If they had not dared to be obscene, they could never have dared to be great. - Havelock Ellis
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about. - George Santayana
Everybody has. It wouldn't do for us to have all our dreams fulfilled. We would be as good as dead if we had nothing left to dream about. - L.M. Montgomery
Not watching the path where his legs took him, he walked on because he knew he had to walk ahead, leaving his past behind. - Faraaz Kazi
He looked at me, that first day, like he had just found something he’d lost a thousand years ago. - Jennifer Elisabeth
The extremity of her sensitivityimpressed a richly idle princely family,of her discomfort, bothered as she had to beby the absurd softness of the ample beddings,not to mention the pillow piles aggravatingher much lamented acrophobic dis-ease.[from the poem, ] Joseph Stanton - Princess and the Pea
When Small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set. - Lin Yutang
The human heart is a dark, unyielding mystery. It is a perforated jug with a mouth forever open; though all rivers of the earth pour in, it will remain empty and thirsting. The greatest of hopes had not filled it. Would it be filled now by the greatest of despairs? (Report to Greco) - N. Kazantzakis
I see where we are starting to pay some attention to our neigbors to the south. We could never understand why Mexico wasn't just crazy about us; for we have always had their good will, and oil and minerals, at heart. - Will Rogers
During the Samuel Johnson days they had big men enjoying small talk; today we have small men enjoying big talk. - Fred Allen
I can't go outside, I know to much to be out there and I had never liked people. - Deyth Banger
Lucretia Jane Price. A sweet name for a sweet lady that smelled of roses, spoke with a sweet drawl, and was surely made of all the sweet country things a man who hadn't eaten a good meal in a long time could imagine -- molasses, sweet peas, sweet corn, freshly churned butter. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
I should have liked to be asked to say what I knew. They always tried to ask what I did not know. When I would have willingly displayed my knowledge, they sought to expose my ignorance. This sort of treatment had only one result: I did not do well in examinations - Winston S. Churchill
...because you are young and you live in a confusing world of gray shades where compromises are easy and often."Keep you heart right. - Phạm Đức Trung Kiên
Be what you would seem to be -- or, if you'd like it put more simply -- Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a future so vivid that it can entice... or terrify, all depending upon how we conduct ourselves today. - Jim Davis
After that I went home and Sally put what was left of me to bed; next day, being a Christian family, we saluted the happy morn with the Hell and Hades of a row because I wouldn't get up and go to early service, my sister being quite determined that even if I didn't get up. I shouldn't sleep. - Dion Fortune
Beetroot Cossins had moved to Kuala Lumpur where she had died of lethargy and pie. - St John Morris
I was a poet. I had no expectations other than creating a world of art with words that would live on long after I was gone. - Jason E. Hodges
She isn’t a dream... I let her body free but I have caged her mind inside my universe and uplifted her soul beyond thatShe had her life to fulfill till she comes back to the patient wolf... Her gentleman under the harsh mask of survival without her but for her - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
I would rather never make a penny on book sales and know that many had derived some fair pleasure from my writing, than to know that very few had ever taken a chance on my work. I certainly won't last forever, but I'd love to think that my imagination will continue to surface in the minds of others. - Eric Diehl
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
I have everything now I had 20 years ago except now, it's all lower. - Gypsy Rose Lee
What we call the Lord's prayer is actually the Disciple's Prayer because It says "Forgive us our trespasses" and Our LORD Jesus had no sin. Selah - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
I'm glad we don't have to play in the shade.
He had a heart that could have held the empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar.
U međumuslimanskim sukobima nema pobjednika. - Mithad Ćeman
When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, "What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it? - Shannon L. Alder
When a woman didn't enjoy it, she leaves early in the morning. Those who had a nice time will wait until the sun comes out, requests breakfast and taxi money. In the morning that lady requested breakfast and taxi money. You don't ask for taxi money from somebody who raped you. - Julius Malema
. . .then his face changed suddenly, as if his skin had been torn downward. Surprise, then shock. His skin gone gray. - Kimberly Cuttler
It was as if the rare joy that had formed in my heart was replaced by a pale shadow threatening to engulf me at that very moment. Victory didn’t matter now. She did! - Faraaz Kazi
It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up -- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had. - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that, without very much bloodshed, it might be done. - John Brown
Putting aside your blatant patriarchal biases in assuming the necessary presence of a male familial figurehead, yes, I had a nice brunch, thanks. - Julie James
I closed my eyes, but that didn't blur the images his words had evoked. "Oh, God," I murmured. "God," he said, "had nothing to do with it at all. - Jeannette de Beauvoir
O bliss of the collector, bliss of the man of leisure! Of no one has less been expected and no one has had a greater sense of well-being than... a collector. Ownership is the most intimate relationship one can have to objects. No t that they come alive in him; it is he who comes alive in them. - Walter Benjamin
They do horrible, unchildish things because they they have had very horrible, unchildish lives. - Edward Humes
Somebody, after all, had to make a start. What we wrote and said is also believed by many others. They just don't dare express themselves as we did. - Sophie Scholl
All of these people had character. None of them thought they were special people, born with the right to win. They were people who worked hard, who learned how to keep their focus under pressure, and who stretched beyond their ordinary abilities when they had to. - Carol S. Dweck
I head a bitterness that hadn't been there before. Something was changing inside him. He'd had enough of following the rules. - Alice Hoffman
Stop in somebody's shadow to rest and cool down, and you are lost. No one can make anyone else happy. - Petar Dunov
Humanity is a very interesting phenomenon. If you peel back the layers, if you're brave enough, you realize it's something that's not for the faint of heart-" - Angel M.B. Chadwick
The best way to show people true things is from a direction that they had not imagined the truth coming. - Neil Gaiman
Someone who loves you will reveal beautiful things within yourself... things you had never noticed before... things nobody else cared to. - Steve Maraboli
she had known the consequences when she took off, but for whatever reason, she left anyway. - -Garcia Stohl
I don't know how many years it was before I arrived at a formulated philosophy that the happiest thing to do, always, when visiting an individual or a country, is to admit, by word or manner, how much I'm finding there that my life had lacked hitherto - Clara E. Laughlin
As I inched sluggishly along the treadmill of the Maycomb County School system, I could not help receiving the impression that I was being cheated out of something. Out of what I knew not, yet I did not believe that twelve years of unrelieved boredom was exactly what the state had in mind for me. - Harper Lee
- had a million things to do today; death would have to wait, -(The Tin Star) - J.L. Langley
He had allowed the advertisers to multiply his wants; he had learned to equate happiness with possessions, and prosperity with money to spend in a shop. - Aldous Huxley
If you possess the basic necessities in life, there is absolutely no reason for you to feel any sorrows. For there is someone praying to be in your place. - Jessiie Mahadeo
If I only had a little humility, I would be perfect. - Ted Turner
When we focus on winning the battle for material gains,we end up losing spiritual war.If we had a better self of ethics we would be better prepared to deal with the complicated world in which we find ourselves. - David V. Gaggin
All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. - Walt Disney Company
No one HAS to do something he doesn’t want to do for the rest of his life. But then again, if that’s what you wind up doing, by all means convince yourself that you HAD to do it. You’ll have lots of company. - Hunter S. Thompson
Imagine you saw a colour in your dream, which you have never seen before. It doesn't consist of any colours or shades that you know. Trying to describe that colour would be as difficult as trying to belive that there is enough love & compassion in the world so every human can feel happiness. - Egor Kraft
If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'. - Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Like a forgotten old photograph, this dream will stay pressed, between the pages of a book you don’t feel like reading anymore. - Khadija Rupa
one big problem and a great paradox in the arena of life is the problem of where or how a person is now and what, who and where he wants to be or have tomorrow. Had it not be this problem, we would have been relaxing all day long - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
If I had to live my life over, I'd live over a saloon. - W.C. Fields
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. - Galileo Galilei
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. - Isaac Asimov
I had no time to hate, becauseThe grave would hinder me,And life was not so ample ICould finish enmity.Nor had I time to love, but sinceSome industry must be,The little toil of love, I thought,Was large enough for me. - Emily Dickinson
I tried to fight the panic and force it back down to where it had come from. - Sue Whitaker
If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had. - I. F. Stone
Writing well means never having to say, 'I guess you had to be there.' - Jef Mallett
I love that sometimes we need to go to the opposite side of the world to realize assumptions that we didn't even know we had and realize that the opposite may also be true. - Derek Sivers
Be forever young in the flesh, it makes the mind flash light low, until the spotlight follows your shadow. - Goitsemang Mvula
Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
When I didn't have friends, I had books. - Oprah Winfrey
Think back to the oldest era your mind can fathom, back beyond everything we can remember, when gods were still men who had not yet lived the deeds that would deify them. - Angela B. Chrysler
nothing can block your light. what's for you will be yours even when shade is thrown - Alexandra Elle
...Who knows what death, anxiety of the living, Who knows what loneliness, end of the lovingI could say to myself of the love (I had): Let it not be immortal, since it is flame But let it be infinite while it lasts. - Vinicius de Moraes
Clearly he had his own strange way of judging things. I suspect he acquired it from the gospels. - Victor Hugo
As we look ahead into the future, leaders will be those who serve others, actively listen, and daily empower. - Farshad Asl
What had happened still seemed implausible. A person was present your entire life, and then one day she disappeared and never came back. It resisted belief. - Meghan O'Rourke
I’m looking for youin the bare corridor where my shadow is the only passerbyharmonizing an unsettling whisper: echoed through my chiming thoughtsFrom the poem 'Looking For You - Munia Khan
It's been a while since I've had sex. I figured it was just like riding a bike, the only difference is that after a while, the bike doesn't turn you over and ride you. - Beatrice Stark Girl Detective
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
If frogs had side pockets, they'd carry hand guns. - Dan Rather
Successful leaders leaders lead with passion and compassion. - Farshad Asl
Again Creb grunted. It was the usual noncommittal comment used by men when responding to a woman. It carried only enough meaning to indicate the woman had been understood, without acknowledging too much significance in what she said. - Jean M. Auel
I cannot marry the facts of William Shakespeare to his verse: Other men had led lives in some sort of keeping with their thought, but this man is in wide contrast. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am a tale, I am a book, written in different languages and styles I can’t be read, can’t be understood,neither by me nor the greatest of minds I am too big, I am too small, to be processed or seen by the naked eyeI am too dim, I am too bright, to appear in the shadows or the sunshine. - Sanober Khan
Fate, no doubt, had a hand in it. - Arlene J. Chai
You cannot fight hate and violence with more hate and violence, any more than you can conquer darkness with more darkness. Adding darkness only increases blackness. To subtract shadow, add light. - Na'ama Yehuda
When some one steals a small hope from you, you can do nothing, only can see dreams stolen... It's small thing, but means a lot... Waiting for several such moments, when your dreams are stolen......it's life you had no choice just feel it and forget..... - Nutan Bajracharya
I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. - Norman Mailer
She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their very shell. - Marita Bonner
If everyone had a dad like mine, no one would have sex tapes. - Tina Fey
I resented the idea of being talented. I couldn’t respect it in my experience, no one else did. Being called talented at school had only made me a target for resentment. I wanted to work. Work, I could honor. - Alexander Chee
What is the purpose of the giant sequoia tree? The purpose of the giant sequoia tree is to provide shade for the tiny titmouse. - Edward Abbey
How strange the feelings when it was not your name anymore that appeared as that person's favorite. - Hamidah Dolhadi
Shadows can only exist where there is light. - Tehya Sky
This was my first real lesson in politics… If you are cast on a desert island with only a screwdriver, hatchet, and the chisel to make a boat with, why, go and make the best one you can. It would be better if you had a saw, but you haven't, so with men. - Theodore Roosevelt
There is a correlation between the number of days since a man last had sex, and, the number of things that he is willing to do for a woman. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
I didn't lose anyone, for everyone that I lost was never really a loss, unless it was death well then I had to have words with God. - Nikki Rowe
Have you ever taken something out of the clothes hamper because it had become, relatively, the cleanest thing? - Katharine Whitehorn
I've never had a humble opinion. If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it? - Joan Baez
What you look like on the outside is not what makes you cool at all. I mean, I had a mullet and wore parachute pants for a long, long time, and I'm doin' okay. - Ellen DeGeneres
Sin has sprung from a royal though evil stock, and if it be in the heart, it will struggle for the throne. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
A healthy Christian life cannot be stitched together from a series of disjointed mountain-top experiences. We need a Christian spirituality that endures the shadowy, low-lying valleys and the rocky slopes in between all those glorious summits. - Andrew Byers
I wasn’t finished with you, Pru, he said softly. I had plans.Oh boy. Maybe I had plans, too.Yeah? Closing the gap between them, one of his hands went to her hip, the other slid up her back to anchor her to him. Tell me. Tell me slowly and in great detail. - Jill Shalvis
and yet she was leaving the world as a woman who had love and been loved back. she was leaving it as a friend, a companion, a guardian. a mother. a person of consequence at last. - Khaled Hosseini
I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
They weren't hours, these classes; they weren't even forty-five minutes--they were "periods," which sounded to me as if they were each at once a little era and then the end you had to see decisively put to it. - Gary Lutz
Jan had always been a good pianist, and now he was the finest in the world. - Arthur C. Clarke
The world commands our desire for purity but bids that we not be too precise about it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Medora Manson, in her prosperous days, inaugurated a "literary salon"; but it had soon died out owing to the reluctance of the literary to frequent it. - Edith Wharton
Through posts and sharing, by exhibiting one’s loves and tastes, personal stories, photos, and more, each curates a public image of oneself on the web, to which one then continually strives to conform. Personal identity becomes one’s reflection in the others’ eyes. - Nicos Hadjicostis
The coward says in his heart There is no love. Because, standing in the shadows of the big, grand, and powerful existence of love, his small spirit is left feeling even smaller and less significant. And so he chooses to deny the existence of love altogether. Because he is too small to have it. - C. JoyBell C.
I'm not crazy when I replace everything that people consider as a stability, safety and wealth with the right to think of the moment I had spent with you. - jihad eltabey
Any person that has LEARNED the use of his subconscious powers is in HEAVEN already, But any person that has UNLEARNED the use of his subconscious powers is already in HADES. - Auliq-Ice
I really should talk to him. He's had a near-death experience!"We all have. It's called living."(Hogfather) - Terry Pratchett
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
Thatcher set ordinary people free, but into a landscape that her other policies had already shaped to suit other, more powerful interests, such as large corporations or Britons with inherited wealth. - Andy Beckett
Love is blind but boundless in vision. - Emmanuel Aghado
Don't let the rain drive you to the wrong shelter; the shade can turn out to be your protector and also your destroyer, and sometimes the rain is the perfect protector from the rain. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A stupid is one who thinks that those in power today had clandestine means of getting there, yet wants to get there without thinking of the clandestine route they would be taking. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I have been happy, though in a dream.I have been happy-and I love the theme:Dreams! in their vivid colouring of lifeAs in that fleeting, shadowy, misty strife - Edgar Allan Poe
I believe that there is luminosity hiding in the shadow of the mundane. And things that hover at the periphery of our vision. If that’s magic, then I believe in it. - Natasha Mostert
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. - Jane Austen
Don had made a fewer mistakes and learned from every one of them - Mario Puzo
Maybe all the events of the last few months had occured for just one reason - to bring Thad and me together. Perhaps our being here on the Titanic wasn't pre-destination, but rather, destiny. - Suzanne Weyn
What a short time I had been given to experience love. I felt as my life had only recently begun and now it would surely end at sunrise. - Meredith T. Taylor
Here lies a gentleman boldWho was so very braveHe went to lengths untold,And on the brink of the graveDeath had on him no hold.By the world he set small store--He frightened it to the core--Yet somehow, by Fate's plan,Though he'd lived a crazy man,When he died he was sane once more. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
When the chips are down, you are alone, and loneliness can be terrifying. Fortunately, I've always had a chum I could call. And I love to be alone. It doesn't bother me one bit. I’m my own company. - Audrey Hepburn
A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl. - Stephan A. Hoeller
There's an empty spot I've always had inside me. I tried to fill it with family, religion, community service, but those were dead ends! I think this chair is the answer. - Matt Groening
Could it be that we lost something because had we not lost it, we would have lost ourselves? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When it is mid week, pause and ponder! The very single days we disregard are what become the very years we wished to have used effectively and efficiently. If we disregard today, we shall remember our had I know tomorrow. Time changes therefore think of the changing times. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The greatest compliment in the world is your adult children telling you they had a wonderful childhood. - Ron Baratono
But that was the thing about courage. Sometimes you had to fake it to feel it. - Lisa Tawn Bergren
Between the desire And the spasm Between the potency And the existence Between the essence And the descent Falls the Shadow - T. S. Eliot
Black Girls… Beautiful in EVERY shade and size. We’ve got that special something! Our melanin is exquisitely beautiful! Love & embrace the skin that you’re in. Our skin tones represent beauty. Light, brown, and dark skinned girls are equally gorgeous! - Stephanie Lahart
…breaking the heart of someone you still love is a rare horror, not funny to anyone, except perhaps Satan…and even his pleasure would be spoiled by not having had a hand in it, by the dumb, wasteful accident of the thing. The Devil wants meaning just like the rest of us. - Glenn Duncan
Let all the green leaves be mineas long as the trees define shades created by their limbsfor the soil made with victimsof atrocity's vileness to redeem the fragileness - Munia Khan
Her voice had suddenly jumped a couple of social classes to underline her ownership status. - Joe Cawley
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. - Anne Bradstreet
When something bad happens there's no point in wishing it had not happened. The only option is to minimize the damage
If women had power, what would men be but women who can't bear children? And what would women be but men who can?...I mean, men give her [a queen] power. They let her use their power. But it isn't hers, is it? It isn't because she's a woman that she's powerful, but despite it. - Ursula K. Le Guin
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
The majority of my patients consisted not of believers but of those who had lost their faith. - C.G. Jung
If i had it all to do again there would be more bodies. - Phil Baker
It requires no special talent to be a shadow; but to be a light, you need to be burning inwardly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Discipline leads us to freedom and freedom leads us to fulfillment. - Farshad Asl
It struck him really that he had never so lived with her as during this period of her silence; the silence was a sacred hush, a finer clearer medium, in which her idiosyncrasies showed. - Henry James
If you had to define stress, it would not be far off if you said it was the process of living. The process of living is the process of having stress imposed on you and reacting to it. - Stanley J. Sarnoff
We may not have had the same experiences as other parents, but I’m okay with that now. - Stacy A King
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
I really miss you and I still have that one picture of you, where your eyes had no point of view, but pictures say nothing and this one will stay in my minds room. - Efdal Korkmaz
Your teacher might be a child who takes you by the hand and asks you a question that you hadn't considered before, and your answer to the child is your answer to yourself. - Wayne W. Dyer
I only had three teachers, really, that were interesting, and all three of them were women. - Cecil Taylor
Kusaliti nchi, ambayo majeshi ya ulinzi na usalama yameundwa kuilinda, ni miongoni mwa makosa makubwa kabisa kuweza kufanywa na mtu! Adhabu yake ni kifungo cha maisha jela, au kunyongwa hadi kufa. - Enock Maregesi
Character and Professionalism can only be seen when faced with adversity… - Thaddeus L Edwards
…our world did not fall because we did not believe in fairness… our world fell because it could no longer support the enormous weight we had put upon it, in the name of fairness. - Leot Felton
it was all I had, all I've ever had, the only currency, the only proof that I was alive. Memory." p 380 - Abraham Verghese
A song she heardOf cold that gathersLike winter's tongueAmong the shadowsIt rose like blacknessIn the skyThat on volcano'sVomit riseA Stone of ruinFrom burn to chillLike black moonriseHer voice fell still... - Robert Fanney
None of the shades of blue can paint the character of few men. - Pavitraa Parthasarathy
There is nothing Christ dislikes more than for His people to make a showpiece of Him and not to use Him. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
He came like a whisperLeft like a dreamNothing to prove he had ever been.But sweat on her browand her trembling feet is the hint of a secret kisson her lips.... - Dinesh Kumar Biran
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. - Dylan Thomas
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
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. - Aesop
If you take steps based on fantasies and illusions, you shall meet realities and remember the had I knows in sorrow - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
You know, I went out on a normal amount of dates in my early 20s, and I got absolutely slaughtered for it. And it took a lot of hard work and altering my decision-making. I didn’t date for two and a half years. Should I have had to do that? No. - Taylor Swift
The report card just told me, my teacher, my parents where my mind was at maybe 3 weeks before when they gave me a test HE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH MY POTENTIAL.― - Bob Proctor
Oh, Eeyore, you are wet! said Piglet, feeling him. Eeyore shook himself, and asked somebody to explain to Piglet what happened when you had been inside a river for quite a long time. - A.A. Milne
Had I known but yesterday what I know today,I’d have taken out your two gray eyesAnd put in eyes of clay;And had I known but yesterday you’d be no more my ownI’d have taken out your heart of fleshAnd put in one of stone - Tam Lin Neville
Every one who has taken a shower has had an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it that makes a difference. - Nolan Bushnell
If I used a higher percentage of my brain I wouldn't of had to ride on the short bus. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.
The trouble with lies was that once started, the fiction had to be continued, and it was hard always to be remembering details that you had made up upon the spur of the moment. - Elizabeth Aston
I never liked hearing anyone say I was the new George Gershwin, because I knew I could have never even carried that man's music case. If George Gershwin hadn't died when he was thirty-nine years old, there is no knowing how much more great music he would have written. - Burt Bacharach
Sitting there most of the night," she said, "I had a crazy kind of image. Do you think two sick twisted 'trees ever made bonsai out of one another? - Theodore Sturgeon
I wish I had more breaks in life, rather than life breaking me. - Anthony Liccione
A girl is not a predictable book but is a closed diary - ashadnan
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous. - Robert Benchley
People May Hate You For Being Different and Not Living By Society's Standards,but Deep Down,They Wish They Had The Courage To Do The Same. - Kevin Hart
my soul has shadows nooks and crannies where griefs, like cobwebs, collect - John Geddes
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on? - Peter McWilliams
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
Seasoned digital daters are like lions who have had their prey killed, butchered, and served to them on a tray in their artificial habitat for so long that they’ve forgotten how to hunt. - Maggie Young
Through my seeking of what is beyond beautiful, of what is intriguing, of what is free from all imperfections and wrongs, I realise my soul is not from here. I belong to a different place, from a different world, a different existence. - Khadija Rupa
Get a grip on yourself. there's only one god here on earth, and that's you. If you don't like the world, make one you like better. - Yasmina Khadra
Not so long ago we were all a tightly knit group of friends. Too bad someone had ripped apart the stitches that held us together, unraveling the cozy blanket of our friendship and leaving just enough strands to hang ourselves with. - E.J. Stevens
Aloneness is a gift. A beautiful gift to the human soul. True and consistent satisfaction comes from the bond you form with yourself. Nobody else is a constant - Mohadesa Najumi
They burnt down the whole palace and they laughed menacingly. The shadows of the dreams and memories they burnt alive walked all over the ruins, trying to hold on to the charred pieces of their body. - Akshay Vasu
Frances was not only grieving her sister's loss, but also striving to reconcile in her mind the tragedy with the idea of a loving God. Restless and aching, Frances climbed mountains in the Swiss Alps, where their hotel had a view of beautiful Mount Rigi. - Nancy Carpentier Brown
Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it. - Antonio Machado
Never be ashamed of madness, instead be ashamed of people that are ashamed of madness. Without a little bit of insanity, we would have never had the Theory of Relativity, electricity, airplanes, cars or your beloved iPhone. Madness got you that. - Shannon L. Alder
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
There isn’t a parallel of latitude but thinks it would have been the equator if it had had its rights. - Mark Twain
It’s true that no one ever said life would be easy, but it’s also true that no ever said you had to do it alone. - Jellis Vaes
He did not have anything on him except her thoughts, except the good times he had once shared and the bad times he so desperately wanted to forget. - Faraaz Kazi
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples. - George Burns
There's so much knowledge to be had that specialists cling to their specialties as a shield against having to know anything about anything else. They avoid being drowned. - Isaac Asimov
These secrets are not secrets per se but are truths hidden from public view. I had to write this book. There had to be a reason I survived to tell this story. - Rebecca Allard
Beauty isn't what you see it's what you believe in - ashadnan
Where would I be had I not believed I was incompetent? - Ilona Mialik
Of course, a single verse of the Holy Qur'an or a hadith moves the faithful to good actions, but volumes of books would not move an unwilling person who is like an ass carrying a load of books. - Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhalvi
Do not justify art, once you do, it limits the feelings it is apt to inflict. Art with Boundaries shadows all its principles. - Unarine Ramaru
Some there be that shadow kiss; Such have but a shadow's bliss. - William Shakespeare
my sword reappeared in my pocket.yeah,great timing.now i could attack the walls all i wanted.my cell had no bar,no window,not even a door - Rick Riordan
My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen --- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery --- just stark me. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun. - Helen Keller
Sei: The Kudzu snacks were so good I had two and a half bowls but seeing you eat 16 and a half bowls was disgusting. I sriously considered killing you.Okita: You're horrible! Besides then I'd bleed Kudzu snacks!Sei: NOO! STOP!!! I CAN SEE IT!! I'LL HAVE NIGHTMARES!! - Taeko Watanabe
I had lots of good intentions but I wasted them on people who didn't deserve them... - Bellamkonda Avinash Babu
I had never confronted my parents with the true feelings I had for them, and I had certainly never expressed the depth of my feeling for my mother, being too selfish to try when I should have. - Brooke Hayward
If your parents never had children, chances are you won’t either. - Dick Cavett
for he had acquired, as time went on, the firm conviction that any thought, even the most audacious, that any fiction, even the most insane, can one day materialize and see its fulfillment in space and time. - Stefan Grabiński
Sand did not suddenly come into being because we had need for glass and silicone. Neither did wild flowers suddenly spring up because a bunch of environmentalists in Texas wanted alternative ways of helping the world without dumping more chemicals into it - these things were already there. - Stephen Richards
If a cone had dropped on velvet needles, if a star had lain a silver track across the sky, if the dead had turned in their graves - I swear, I would have heard it, that's how silent it all was. - Martha Grimes
Little Red Riding Hood was stalked; Cinderella was abused; the Beauty had to live with a hideous Beast; Snow White was poisoned; Hansel and Gretel were meat for a cannibal… and then we wonder why our kids grow up with problems. - Ashwin Sanghi
I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. - John Constable
We should pray when we are in a praying mood, for it would be sinful to neglect so fair an opportunity. We should pray when we are not in a proper mood, for it would be dangerous to remain in so unhealthy a condition. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Mother Teresa didn't walk around complaining about her thighs -- she had shit to do. - Sarah Silverman
I don't care if it's Twilight or Fifty Shades or War and Peace; never let someone make you ashamed of what you love to read. - Rae Carson
Scott, if your life had a face, I would punch it. I would punch your life in the face. - Brian Lee O'Malley
Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I burn, I shiver, out of this sun, into this shadow. - Virginia Woolf
In the final analysis, with Rene she had been an apprentice to love, she had loved him only to learn how to give herself, enslaved and surfeited, to Sir Stephen. - Pauline Réage
Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it's less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you've lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that's good. - Elizabeth Edwards
The only time I ever really suffered in body or mind, the only time that I ever fancied myself unwell, or had any ideas of danger, was the winter that I passed by myself. As long as we could be together, nothing ever ailed me, and I never met with the smallest inconvenience. - Jane Austen
Mayhap it was not wise to question God's plans; mayhap he had been meant to live, to seek this justice, to serve some purpose. The past was the past. And the future... - Shelly Thacker
I had witnessed the sort of atrocities during the war than threaten to steal a man's soul. - Christina Henriquez
Sometimes she thought the Creator had only made men to cause trouble for women. - Robert Jordan
Coaching is the universal to connect with people, helping them to develop a new perspective, while expanding their inner beliefs and boundaries, equipping them to become the best version of themselves. - Farshad Asl
When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
It doesn’t matter how many times you leave, it will always hurt to come back and remember what you once had and who you once were. Then it will hurt just as much to leave again, and so it goes over and over again. Once you’ve started to leave, you will run your whole life. - Charlotte Eriksson
I guess it's human nature to question yourself, to question why all the pain has had to happen? sometimes there isn't any answers it just is what it is and how we make ourselves feel and see through that, is what will determine how we move forward. - Nikki Rowe
I haven’t had writer’s block. I think it’s because my process involves writing very badly. - Jennifer Egan
Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hourTrue friends are like stars, you don't always see them but they are always there. - Habeeb Akande
In order to survive our youth, many of us became sensitized to which conditions we had to play to, to receive attention. No wonder we mistook this attention for love. We thought love came in finite quantities—it had to be competed for among siblings, or it had to be paid for with exacting dues. - Maureen Brady
Perhaps what matters is not the human pain or joy at all but, rather, the play of shadow and light on a live body, the harmony of trifles assembled...in a unique and inimitable way. - Vladimir Nabokov
Alas! must it ever be so? Do we stand in our own light, wherever we go, And fight our own shadows forever? - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
We had the experience but missed the meaning. And approach to the meaning restores the experience in a different form. - T.S. Eliot
I said to my professor, "Why mourn the death of presidents, or anyone for that matter? The dead can't hear us." And he asked me if I believed in heaven. I said no. And then he asked if I had no faith in God. I said, "You have it wrong. It's God who has no faith in us. - Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey)
Her strategy for honoring the dead had always been to take action - solve the mystery, punish the criminal. But what did you do when there was no one to punish? When there were no answers to find? How do you assimilate that kind of loss without losing your mind? - Rob Thomas
Instead of falling to the ground like a heavy doll, as Kermin had seen the prisoners do at the Chetnik executions, his mother shrank into herself, a reverse blossoming, coming to rest in a sitting position, like a ruminative Buddha - Reif Larsen
beyond the earth and the shadowthe brightness of our love will stay alive - Pablo Neruda
The amount of people I met that had heart problems surprised me in high altitude astronomy. I had not seen it in other fields. After a decade of working at high altitudes, I was also diagnosed with a heart problem. - Steven Magee
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience. - Don Marquis
My mother had morning sickness after I was born. - Rodney Dangerfield
If happiness always depended on what we had, then the richest would always be Glad, not Sad.- - RVM
Truth * I had a long heart-to-heart talk with a politician and a 14 month old baby the baby spoke more truth than the politician _________________ 2014(c) "The Poetic Assassin - rassool jibraeel snyman
I had no idea that I was…destroying people. - Cole Gibson
I lost my innocence very young and it had nothing to do with sex. - Jennifer Elisabeth
I had no eyelashes left. So when I cried, the tears rolled down, unabated to my mouth. My saliva tasted those days, like a salt lake. Or so he said.'('Left from Dhakeshwari') - Kunal Sen
Sigmund Freud was a half baked Viennese quack. Our literature, culture, and the the films of Woody Allen would be better today if Freud had never written a word.
When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity? - Seneca
He hadn't realized that life speaks with a voice to you, a voice that brings you answers for the questions you continually ask of it, had never consciously detected it or recognized its tones until it now said something it had never said to him before, which was "yes". - Douglas Adams
What a great and happy place the world was! But you had to be big and grown-up before you could do just what you liked. - Neil M Gunn
It was hard and sour, but, as Poushkin said, the illusion which exalts us is dearer to us than ten thousand truths. I saw a happy man, one whose dearest dream had come true, who had attained his goal in life, who had got what he wanted, and was pleased with his destiny and with himself. - Anton Chekhov
Being normal?1 I have never had this experience. - Ribecca
What I hate is the thought of being under a man's thumb," I had told Doctor Nolan. "A man doesn't have a worry in the world, while I've got a baby hanging over my head like a big stick, to keep me in line. - Sylvia Plath
LAUREL, n. The _laurus_, a vegetable dedicated to Apollo, and formerly defoliated to wreathe the brows of victors and such poets as had influence at court. (_Vide supra._) - Ambrose Bierce
If you had the option to pray for me or fight with me, you better choose the fight. - Darnell Lamont Walker
I found a word, and carefully placed it next to another. Soon I had a bridge and a life, like no other. - Tim Hollingworth
We only have one desire, which wants to manifest in thousands of ways,like a flower who blooms in billions of shadesto express her only one desire...to be beautiful - Debasish Mridha
Mother’s particular devils had remained mysterious to me for decades. So had her past. Few born liars ever intentionally embark in truth’s direction, even those who believe that such a journey might axiomatically set them free. - Mary Karr
We nearly had our asses handed to us in a sling by a bunny rabbit? - A.J. Culpepper
The difference between poverty and prosperity is the mindset of living out of necessity instead of possibility. - Farshad Asl
Maturity consists in having rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play. - Friedrich Nietzsche
My God, if I had a heart, I would write my hate on ice, and wait for the sun to show. - Gabriel García Márquez
Respect should be found in your own heart and never demanded, sacraficed, begged for or negotiated. If you have to explain why you deserve it then you never had it. - Shannon L. Alder
She had a voice so husky it could have pulled a dogsled, and the gun she was holding gave me a bad case of barrel envy. - Patrick Major Dallas OR
At the root of everything lay the passionatedesire of thinking people to find a simple, unifying norm for society like the law of gravity that Newton had found for nature. - James H. Billington
I am the Merlin, bane of the Vale, terror of the four lands. I am chaos and shadows, the last of my people. - Jennifer Silverwood
Hey, look—your girlfriend is saying something."Artemis had a vast mental reserve of scathing comebacks at his disposal, but none of them covered girlfriend insults. He wasn't even sure if it was an insult. And if it was, who was being insulted? Him or the girl? - Eoin Colfer
I hated you, said Laurent. "I hated you so badly I thought I’d choke on it. If my uncle hadn’t stopped me, I would have killed you. And then you saved my life, and every time I needed you, you were there, and I hated you for that, too. - CS Pacat
I find that when people laugh really hard, it's usually because they're connecting and identifying in a way that they hadn't considered. That's my payoff. - Louis C. K.
We entertain God's Truth not as a guest but as master of the house. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Because the fact of not being understood by other people had become my only real source of pride, I was never confronted by any impulse to express things and to make others understand something that I knew. - Yukio Mishima
To say that a writer's hold on reality is tenuous is an understatement-it's like saying the Titanic had a rough crossing. Writer's build their own realities, move into them and occasionally send letters home. The only difference between a writer and a crazy person is that a writer gets paid for it. - David Gerrold
There was nothing about youth that was fair: the young hadn't done anything to deserve it, and the old hadn't done anything to drive it away. - Emma Straub
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another. - Homer
Everyone had their own responsibilities, duties and feeling, only you don't have yourself, when you are in love. - Nutan Bajracharya
When I was a kid we had a sandbox. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child...eventually. - Steven Wright
It had never fully occurred to Jean Louise that she was a girl: her life had been one of reckless, pummeling activity; fighting, football, climbing, keeping up with Jem, and besting anyone her own age in any contest requiring physical prowess. - Harper Lee
Talent comes from education you had,languages you know and finally from skills you gain in your life. - Adriano Corso
When you think of the condition the world is in now you sometimes wish that Noah had missed the boat. - Fulton J. Sheen
I can tell by the look on Hagin's face that he had eaten some of my food. It is amazing those boys aren't fat. - R.A. Smith
I won't fuck with you if you can't seem to understand. - Jessiie Mahadeo
Sometimes a woman will look back on what she had, not because she wants to go there but to motivate her to do better. - Reuben " Mulah Truth " Holmes II
I thought: hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made. - Lu Xun
Leave a person alone who had a unpleasant past if you cant make his future a pleasant, you would do worse - Abayasinha
I fought with all I had, a battle led by heart and faith. I fought till I had nothing. How do you restart without a heart or faith?? Now lost, broken and with no direction, I often wonder if I should have quit , while I had something left in the tank. - Terry Houchin
Unforgiveness is a shadow of the past; it is behind you, but you always know it is there. Sorrow and bitterness covers your heart like the darkness covers the night. - Deborah Brodie
Satan will tempt you with many things in life, but the most powerful is the temptation to be grateful for what you have, when it is not the best life God had to offer you. - Shannon L. Alder
The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Charles Dickens
Your absence has not taught me to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall. - Doug Fetherling
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
Live with compassion, work with confidence, and create opportunities for others to conquer the world. - Farshad Asl
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit. - W. Somerset Maugham
Why hasn't someone lassoed a few teenagers and had them sit down and write out all the supposed answers they have so we can solve the world's problems already? - Richelle E. Goodrich
Thank you for sharing such a hilarious post! I had tears rolling down my face & my poodle was pawing at me thinking I'd gone mad with my laughter. - Blog reader
Psychic is the new normal. - Chad Mercree
There are 10,000 books in my library, and it will keep growing until I die. This has exasperated my daughters, amused my friends and baffled my accountant. If I had not picked up this habit in the library long ago, I would have more money in the bank today; I would not be richer. - Pete Hamill
Are you afraid of the future? That is funny because future does not exist yet! Future is not even a shadow, because shadow exists! Let go your fear and concentrate on the present time! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Word is a shadow of a deed. - Democritus
If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood. - John Burroughs
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. God bless those who see beyond our flaws painted in bold strokes. - Nike Thaddeus
The two brothers who sought to get their only family back, to feel her warmth, one lost his last family member and the other could never feel warmth again.The one who wanted her baby back lost chance of having one again,And the one who had a vision to see his country change became blind. - Hiromu Arakawa
... I hadn't been paying attention to things like the sunrise, but that old sun had been coming up anyway. It didn't really care how I felt, it was going to rise and set regardless of whether I noticed it, and if I was going to enjoy it, that was up to me. - Jeanette Walls
Beth ceased to fear him from that moment, and sat there talking to him as cozily as if she had known him all her life, for love casts out fear, and gratitude can conquer pride. - Louisa May Alcott
I remember the stink of corruption. It had a kind of sweetness to it, a sweetness that'd make you want to hurl. - Mark Lawrence
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses. - Dale Carnegie
Loneliness is a shadow of death - Bangambiki Habyarimana
It was long since I had longed for anything and the effect on me was horrible. - Samuel Beckett
Just because the restaurant had Dynamite Shrimp on the menu, was that any reason for the place to blow up? (re April 15 release, Killer Kitchens - Jean Harrington
La gente habla mucho sin utilizar ninguna palabra. - Mark Haddon
For a moment, I believed in fate. Such a delicate balance of events had lead to us meeting. It all seemed too much to be a coincidence because I was so delusional in my infatuation. I fell into the trap of my own idea of how things should be. - Ashley Sarel
You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long. - Rabindranath Tagore
If you had it all to do over, would you fall in love with yourself again?
I've never had major knee surgery on any part of my body.
Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I've tasted of desire,I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twiceI think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd would suffice. - Robert Frost
If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful? - Kamand Kojouri
Here the frailest leaves of me and yet my strongest lasting, Here I shade and hide my thoughts, I myself do not expose them, And yet they expose me more than all my other poems - Walt Whitman
Peter must have thought, "Who am I compared to Mr. Faithfulness (John)?" But Jesus clarified the issue. John was responsible for John. Peter was responsible for Peter. And each had only one command to heed: "Follow Me." (John 21:20-22) - Charles R. Swindoll
If I had a soul I sold itfor pretty wordsIf I had a body I usedit up spurting my essence warns youdont follow my pathto extinction - Allen Ginsberg
Shadows are our Dark Selves brought to Light. - Solange nicole
If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. - Arthur Goldberg
There is no new thing under the sun. Is there any thing whereof it may be said, 'See, this is new?' it had been already of old time, which was before us. - Compton Gage
For too long, and despite what people told me, I had fallen for what the culture said about beauty, youth, features, heights, weights, hair textures, upper arms. - Anne Lamott
My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked. - Winston S. Churchill
It had always fascinated him that she'd consumed so many words, that her head was full of stories, told a thousand different ways. - Sarah Addison Allen
At least that was what she had told me. You never know with women. What they tell you and what they don't tell you is a very long bridge across a very wide river with all kinds of fish. - Philip Kerr
We rode in silence, I think all of us wondering what was behind the flowery wallpaper our perceptions had always pasted on the unknown. All the things the mind won't allow us to see, to protect our sanity, or our soul, or maybe just to keep the shit out of our pants. - David Wong
You will give to those whom don't appreciate you, until you've had enough of accepting less than you deserve - Nikki Rowe
When Malingeau drew himself from his long sleep, the music was still droning in his head. Christelle was already gone. She had taken care to scribble a line on a scrap of paper."I drank your body until my thirst was worn. - Fiston Mwanza Mujila
If they were there for you when you had nothing, they are the ones worth having now. If they only notice you because of what you have gained, are they worth having at all? - Donna Lynn Hope
I was in the biggest breakdown of my life when I stopped crying long enough to let the words of my epiphany really sink in. That whore, karma, had finally made her way around, and had just bitch-slapped me right across the face. The realization only made me cry harder. - Jennifer Salaiz
All that glisters is not gold;Often have you heard that told.Many a man his life hath soldBut my outside to behold - Gilded tombs do worms infold;Had you been as wise as bold,Young in limbs, in judgement old,Your answer had not been inscrolled - Fare you well; your suit is cold. - William Skakespeare
Audrey had an angelic quality about her. She didn't act like she was better than everyone, she just had a presence, an energy, a sort of light coming from within her that was overwhelming. - Kevyn Aucoin
And this man, who had sailed round Europe and navigated the Great Northern Route, leaned happily over half a ladleful of thin oatmeal kasha, cooked entirely without fat - just oats and water. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Had I been present at the Creation, I would have given some useful hints for the better ordering of the universe. - Alfonso X of Castile
If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe. - Abraham Lincoln
Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they had loved her. - G.K. Chesterton
Only someone you loved could make you wear that kind of expression. Someone who had once loved you knew how to get to the part of you where the pain lived. - Dorothy Koomsoon
The chains had fallen from her leg, but not from her mind. - Margaret Landon
Yes, he had made a good choice after all when he had chosen the God of the green pasture and the still waters! He was very powerful, and the fact that He expected you to think for yourself and do something in return for His help did not matter, as long as you could work things out. - Anne Holm
Why would that woman shoot me? We had dinner reservations later! - Günter Vogler
What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story, And the greatest good is little enough: for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
Ludwig von Beethoven had never mastered the elements of arithmetic beyond addition and subtraction. A thirteen-year-old boy whom he had befriended tried unsuccessfully to teach him simple multiplication and division.
Once or twice I saw evidence that rats had been nesting among the books, rearranging them to make snug two and three-level homes for themselves and smearing dung on the covers to form the rude characters of their speech. - Gene Wolfe
The ending of sorrow is the beginning of wisdom. Knowledge is always within the shadow of ignorance. Meditation is freedom from thought and a movement in the ecstasy of truth. Meditation is explosion of intelligence. - Krishnamurti
If you only had a year left to live, what book would you write?Now, write that book. - M. Kirin
I consider myself a green party supporter...because green represents my favorite color other than clear. And I met a guy who was running for the green party this one time, and he seemed like he had a great head on his shoulders for a homeless guy. - Vernon D. Burns
If everyone who had a gun just shot themselves, there wouldn't be a problem. - George Harrison
I, myself, spent 9 years in an insane asylum and never had any suicidal tendencies, but I know that every conversation I had with a psychiatrist during the morning visit made me long to hang myself because I was aware that I could not slit his throat. - Antonin Artaud
She's the original good time that was had by all. - Bette Davis
Oh for a book and a shady nook... - John Wilson
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. - Buddha
She had been trying hourly to ensure that this new friendship remained such, to be certain that it would not slip out of the careful grasp of her fingers and into the darker champers of her heart. - Shamim Sarif
A farewell to my shadow is not my death; it’s my rebirth in darkness. - Munia Khan
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. - Napoléon Bonaparte
She's had a long life of experience in noticing evil, fancying evil, suspecting evil and going forth to do battle with evil. - Agatha Christie
In this universe the night was falling; the shadows were lengthening towards an east that would not know another dawn. But elsewhere the stars were still young and the light of morning lingered; and along the path he once had followed, Man would one day go again. - Arthur C. Clarke
We never shall have any more time we have, and we have always had, all the time there is.
No sun - no moon! No morn - no noon - No dawn - no dusk - no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!
The government of my country snubs honest simplicity but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have developed into a very capable pickpocket if I had remained in the public service a year or two. - Mark Twain
That is what a shadow is, and empty space, a hole in the light. Evil is this - a hole in the goodness of God. - Ann Voskamp
Adrian Mole's father was so angry that so many pepole got divorced nowadays. HE had been unhappilly married for 30 years, why should everybody else get away? - Sue Townsend
If God be near a church, it must pray. And if he be not there, one of the first tokens of his absence will be a slothfulness in prayer. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Need is what tears people apart. When you want someone, you never really need them. But as soon as you start to need someone, they no longer want you. - Mohadesa Najumi
I had tried to express myself, but couldn't do that because I was afraid that it will hurt someone. I never knew that not expressing myself hurt myself. - Nutan Bajracharya
I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
My shadow serves as the friend I crave. - Anna Akhmatova
To reveal the beauty of life, let your tears wash away the shadows of darkness. - Debasish Mridha
Hey, hey wait... wait... try again.... It works does it?? (What?? YOu are asking a question did you?? I'm talking about the problem which you had and something didn't work as well as far as I can see... So I will wait... wait... try now!) - Deyth Banger
Having had nothing, I will not settle for crumbs. - Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Imagine a world without Darwin. Imagine a world in which Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had not transformed our understanding of living things. What... would become baffling and puzzling..., in urgent need of explanation? The answer is: practically everything about living things....
Some people say you pick up the Dirty Boogie where you left it off. Others say you pick it up where you would have been had you never gotten off it. - James Lee Burke
I had begun to see the past like this: there is a line; you can draw it yourself, or sometimes it gets drawn for you; either way, there it is, your past, a collection of people you used to be - Jamaica Kincaid
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. - Buddha Gautama
They had reached a perfect moment of human love. They had created a moment of perfect understanding and accord. This highest moment would now remain as point of comparison to torment them later on when all natural imperfections would disintegrate it. - Anaïs Nin
Until we meet someday. - Hamidah Dolhadi
If you want to Success in your life,Just remember two things1) Your God2) Your Death - Fahad Rashiq
The most beautiful women I have known had one thing in common apart from beauty: humility. It's a shame that those with less to boast about do it the most. - Donna Lynn Hope
Winning requires a crystal clear vision, relentless passion and complete dedication with No Excuses. - Farshad Asl
My mother always told meNo monster lived beneath my bed,But she had failed to warn meIt laid on top of it instead. - Erin Hanson
If Nero had played a better fiddle, Rome might never have burned. - Marty Rubin
Le simbon ne tire jamais une flèche sans savoir ce qu'elle atteindra - "Racines - Alex Hadley
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. - Walter Scott
She didn't say a work, and I gave up trying, because you couldn't hear either one of us over the shattering noise of hearts breaking and the looming shadow of the last word, the one we refused to say. - Kami Garcia
Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. In is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and a manly heart. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I have made this [letter] longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. - Blaise Pascal
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
Thinking there had to be a better way was a brilliant stroke of serendipity! - Lorii Myers
UNSOPHISTICATEDI sing my merry songat first blush of daythis external peacetendered by the soft shadeof tidy clouds idly crossing places,a fresh note returns to mind:I am unsophisticated at heart. - Tara Estacaan
. . .how he had loved Christine more than he had understood, that sometimes one forgot what it meant, really, to love, the way the tide of a marriage advances and retreats, . . - Kalotay
Over the past ten years, for the first time, intelligence had become socially correct for girls. - Tom Wolfe
Half our fears arise from neglect of the Bible. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
She had collected experiences, I realized, as much as she had collected all these things. As we moved her out of her own life, she seemed lonelier that I hope I'll ever be. - Moore, Jenny
All her life, dreams had been her friends. Her dreams were unusually detailed, well-structured, colorful. - Carl Sagan
He had not even the self-complacency that enables stupid people to accept their mediocrity with unction; he had on the contrary an engaging modesty. - W. Somerset Maugham
Respect of power is Important, But it shouldn't turn to Cowardice. - Naishadh A. Gajjar
...Where we got to know eachother. Not just with words, it was how we observed eachother's movements. The way your smile only effected the lower half of your face. How our hands moved when they were close: as if they had minds of their own. - Elaine Turnbo
I had an epiphany a few years ago where I was out at a celebrity party and it suddenly dawned on me that I had yet to meet a celebrity who is as smart and interesting as any of my friends. - Moby
Women are like shadows; when you chase them, they run from you; when you run from them, they chase you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The end of a melody is not its goal: but nonetheless, had the melody not reached its end it would not have reached its goal either. A parable. - Friedrich Nietzsche
And yet we were very much alike; we’d lost our souls, and we were ready to destroy others. - Yasmina Khadra
Words used to be all I had. Now even they have deserted me. - Trishna B. made it up myself
Men can know more than their ancestors did if they start with a knowledge of what their ancestors had already learned....That is why a society can be progressive only if it conserves its traditions. - Walter Lippmann
so convincing were those dreams of being awake that he woke from them in a state of complete exhaustion, and had to go straight back to sleep again. - Joseph Heller
I turn off the radio, listen to the quiet. Which has its own, rich sound. Which I knew, but had forgotten. And it is good to remember. - Elizabeth Berg
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. - Stephen Crane
If I had my life to live over... I'd dare to make more mistakes next time. - Nadine Stair
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Never judge a person until you've walked a mile in their busted up shoes and haven't had any money for medication for two weeks. - Lori Lesko
I went to Guatemala to help build a school but left wondering what "help" would really look like... I hadn't prepared myself for how humbled I'd feel, or how hard it would be to find my footing when witnessing a cycle of poverty that seemed to defy any sort of help. - Dee Williams
The most benevolent souls are the one's who have had to drink some of life's worst poisons, yet protected others in their lives from ever having to taste them. - José N. Harris
Long time ago I had this thing called hope, but like I said it was long ago - JJM
They think that if they had more belief they would pray more, so keep them lacking. Never let them realize that the opposite is true: If they prayed more, they would have more belief. - Geoffrey Wood
...I was not prepared for the feel of the noodles in my mouth, or the purity of the taste. I had been in Japan for almost a month, but I had never experiences anything like this. The noodles quivered as if they were alive, and leapt into my mouth where they vibrated as if playing inaudible music. - Ruth Reichl
I was very surprised when last I bought a packet of cigarettes and had to request a refund as I read a warning that told me "smoking can cause fatal lung cancer". - Robert Clark
The space reminded me of the small hay-bale clubhouses and scrap-wood tree forts that my brothers and I had made as kids - high up spaces where you could see things differently, where you could get your bearings. - Dee Williams
If you can't Change yourself,Don't Hope that other Will. - Fahad Rashiq
Dear God, she was getting turned on in the middle of a roadside emergency. This had to stop. - Miranda Liasson
It looked as if a night of dark intent was coming, and not only a night, an age. Someone had better be prepared for rage... - Robert Frost
Trust opens the door that pain had sealed shut. - Marty Rubin
I could see that others had confused her disorganized passion for volatility. In reality, she was a scrumptious mess; deliciously majestic. She was on her way to great things in this life. - Steve Maraboli
I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it. - Samuel Goldwyn
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. - Mark Twain
No one in this world can starve n die.. One who does, had died much before then... Never give money to beggars and specially children on street... By giving them money, Either u would be killing them or helping them in dieing (indirectly)... - honeya
We all have had our share of broken promises.. Learn from those who do not honor their words and put your focus on "Being Honorable" ~bns - Bluenscottish
What is she doing here? I wondered. Hasn't she had enough green-upping? - Lisa Papademetriou
I just want to let you know that when I look into my future, I see nothing but you. That’s what Chaz had whispered in my ear at some point during the wedding last night.Then he’d whispered. And you’re not even wearing Spanx. - Meg Cabot
...if only the comfortable prosperity of the Victorian age hadn't lulled us into a false conviction of individual security and made us believe that what was going on outside our homes didn't matter to us, the Great War might never have happened. - Vera Brittain
Mysteriously, almost unaccountably, my family had ended up in the trees, sort of like the Swiss Family Robinson. - Richard Preston
A moon shining a broken road oversea; a lone woman naked to her waist waits at the edge of moonlight; a shadow person watching for meaning somewhere. - Keri Hulme
I like feeling like I'm something , That I'm some ones. i never had this be fore . its really pretty all light and pink and green like a spring day but with a few grey clouds that come and go and help the flowers grow . This feeling it's love. - Lizzy Blue
Some women would not cheat, and some would not have cheated, had they each married a man whom they love or at least like. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys. - Eric Hoffer
At two o'clock in the morning, if you open your window and listen,You will hear the feet of the Wind that is going to call the sun.And the trees in the Shadow rustle and the trees in the moonlight glisten,And though it is deep, dark night, you feel that the night is done. - Rudyard Kipling
If there was one thing that made Captain Lord Jack Blackthorn smile more than holding a pretty woman in his arms, it was a winning hand at cards. To his dismay at the moment he had neither. - Jina Bacarr
Only when we are thrust into the deepest and most terrible corner of life, do we see our real friends emerge from the shadows , one by one- shining the light of comfort and hope. Those are the ONLY friends that matter. - Ansul Noor
If any of the socialist chiefs had tried to earn his living by selling hot dogs, he would have learned something about the sovereignty of the consumers. - Ludwig von Mises
The life you wish you had will come by working like you never have. - Matshona Dhliwayo
i had a dream that there were these huge indoor swimming pools called 'lobbies' that poor people used to do mass amounts of laundry - Megan Boyle
There was no use feeling guilty about getting on to the ship when you are in the middle of the ocean. If you felt guilty or sorry, you had only one option drown in the middle of the sea. - Jagdish Joghee
Newspapers are the Bibles of worldlings.How diligently they read them!Here they find their law and profits,their judges and chronicles,their epistles and revelations. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
And even if you cared what they had to say, would you act upon their opinions and create your life from it? No. Than stop replaying their toxic words in your head, it's no good for your being and start doing the things that once made you, you. - Nikki Rowe
Love blinds me so deep and dark, I see the world full of innocence, thoughts filled with affection, time brimming with hope and future flowing with my dreams. - Harshada Pathare
He leaned back, appalled at himself. She was a ***damn dose of truth serum. Things were falling out of his mouth as though his ability to sensor had short-circuited. - Laura Spinella
....I wondered if there had been a more corroding and devastating attack upon the personalities of men than the idea of racial discrimination. - Richard Wright
Todas las novedades que la bullen a V. en esa cabecita revolucionaria... serán muy buenas en otros países de Europa o del Nuevo Mundo; lo serán tal vez aquí en mil novecientos ochenta; lo que es ahora... ¡desdichada de V. si se obstina en ir contra la corriente! - Emilia Pardo Bazán
He had managed to lock away everything he didn't want to remember... and the memories returned as well. - Daniel Levine
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it. - Desiderius Erasmus
I hadn’t understood at the time. If sinners were so unhappy,why would they prefer their suffering? But now I knew why.Without my wounds, who was I? My scars were my face, my pastwas my life. - Janet Fitch
When will I realize that without God my world is draped in shadows between which there is not a single ray of light? And when will I recognize that with God, my world is deluged in light between which there is not a single thread of darkness? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Still there are some, braver and more valiant than their peers, who face their demons head on, staring defiantly into the shadows, demanding forgiveness. - Rebecca Harris - Be The Death of Me
The ground was silvery, as if some stars had fallen there. - Heather O'Neill
He had won, easily. This was something else he could do, and do well, and his Dad had been there to witness his success. - Michael Braccia
Weight him, weight, weight him with the sleepiness of themoon.It was only a glass because he looked in it. It was nothing hecould be told.It was a language he spoke, because he must, yet did not know.It was a page he had found in the handbook of heartbreak. - Wallace Stevens
If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either. - Dick Cavett
I don't analyze beautiful. I sit in its presence and love the wholeness of it--the sweet and sad and raw and bright together.Poetry is that, the weaving of light-shadow. Making words from the unwordable. - Jacob Nordby
Out there is South Dakota," Kitch had said, "Matt said they treated Fern like some kind of animal. - Karen Joy Fowler
When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web.... Now even my cat has its own page. - Bill Clinton
Experience is not necessarily accumulated over the extent of time lived. In my opinion, it is accumulated over the degree and variety of activities a person has been involved in - Nike Thaddeus
I felt vaguely outraged that such a bad person had such a good car. Because the car was the culmination of a thousand-odd years of scientific advancement. But the guy was a dick. I wondered when that had happened; that we had started making better machines than people. - Max Barry
No form of revenge could have made me hate you any less. If I had cut the two of you to shreds with a knife, I think I would have hated the little pieces of you just the same. - Kanae Minato
She had learned the self-deprecating ways of the woman who does not want to be thought hard and grasping, but her artifices could not always cover the nakedness of her need to excel. - Faith Sullivan
CORPORAL, n. A man who occupies the lowest rung of the military ladder. Fiercely the battle raged and, sad to tell, Our corporal heroically fell! Fame from her height looked down upon the brawl And said: "He hadn't very far to fall." Giacomo Smith - Ambrose Bierce
Petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of reality. - Henry David Thoreau
Dont struggle for salary.. DO struggle for Success.. - Bhadra
Sta mi mogu moji neprijatelji. Moj dzennet je u mojim prsima, prati me svugdje. Ako me zatvore, to mi je osama sa Allahom. Ako me ubiju, to mi je sehadet. A ako me protjeraju, to mi je turizam na Allahovom putu". - ابن تيمية
Here were we wretched creatures of men making for each other's throats, and outraging the good earth which God had made so fair a habitation. - John Buchan
Courage was something John Reckless only ever wished he had. Courage was not a given; it was acquired, earned. You had to take the difficult paths, and John had always picked the easy ones. - Cornelia Funke
We just had a near-life experience! - Chuck Palahniuk
Because of course, for every revelation of weakness, there had to be an equal and opposite show of strength. - Jane Casey
My Muse sits forlornShe wishes she had not been bornShe sits in the coldNo word she says is ever told. - Stevie Smith
Maybe she had it wrong all this time and her empty heart could never be filled by his ingenious broken spirit. Maybe this yearning had nothing to do with him, and everything to do with her. - Coco J. Ginger
Look in the mirror and be sure you're living out the person you see and not a shadow. - Kemi Sogunle
We're shadows! of naught - living, dying! for what's not. - Fakeer Ishavardas
There were two choices in life. Survive or succumb. And most people weren’t even conscious of the path they chose. Because they chose for all the wrong reasons. Love, principles, dreams, desire. The world hadn’t changed. It had always been survival of the fittest. - Claire Merle
Maimed, mad, and sexually different people were believed to possess supernatural powers by primal cultures' magico-religious thinking. For them, abnormality was the price a person had to pay for her or his extraordinary gift. - Gloria E. Anzaldúa
I had to philosophize. Otherwise, I could not live in this world. - Edmund Husserl
Their friendship had made them so thankful for all they still had that they couldn't be sad for what they had lost. - Jeremy D. Shapiro
The times are too difficult and the crisis too severe to indulge in schadenfreude. Looking at it in perspective, the fact that there would be a financial crisis was perfectly predictable: its general nature, if not its magnitude. Markets are always inefficient. - Noam Chomsky
This was all in the making, a long time ago. You had as much control over these events as a leaf does in the time of its falling. - Colin Meloy
I like the way we talk to each other. It feels honest. It was different with Manuel. One of us always had to win. Husbands and wives do that, worry more about being right than being truthful. - Richard Lange
To some Humans, the promise of a patch land was worth any effort. It was an oddly predictable sort of behavior. Humans had a long, storied history of forcing their way into places where they didn't belong. - Becky Chambers
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom. - P.G. Wodehouse
He had become enveloped in the Indian Summer of the Soul. - O. Henry
Some people ate less food less often when they each had a home than they now do as hobos. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
She had stars in her eyes and galaxies in her veins - Rosie Perry
I was either still dreaming or I had entered an alternate reality where I was a flippin' insane person. I doubted I had entered an alternate reality and a quick slap to my own face proved I wasn't still dreaming. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency - P.S. Martinez
If this election had gone down in another country we'd be invading them right now to install a democracy.
Girl next to me at the baggage counter said she wrote her way to liberation. How did you handle first person narrative, I asked her. And said she knew the hole of depression, had been there. But I am out now, I escaped, I told her. 'You will fall into it again,' she said. Already I was sliding. - Kate Millett
Why him?He was as likely to offer me security and safety as a violent terrorist holding a gun to my head.So why I had chosen him?Because he had charmed me into a love affair,had truly convinced me he was madly in love with me. - Barbara Taylor Bradford
Positive thoughts multiply, They bring their own images of joy Which erase dark shadows, Bring happiness. - Balroop Singh
AIDS would have claimed fewer lives if we had publicly recommended what I wish to call ‘The Presumption of Sickness,’ i.e., the principle that whomever we are about to sleep with is HIV-positive until proven HIV-negative. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Would that the Roman people had a single neck [to cut off their head]. - Caligula (Gaius Caesar)
She left, never to return. I planted a tree and a seed each time I thought of her. I grew a small forest and a large garden and had no one to give the orchids to. - Darnell Lamont Walker
I couldn't believe it had taken me all these years to see this side of him. He tucked himself inside a shell, shutting himself away from others here because the palace had trapped him. Behind the books and the snippy remarks there was a curious, engaging, and sometimes very charming person. - Keira Cass
I do have a funny perception of mine I'd like to share. Being basically a lifetime poet. I've had many people say "I don't like poetry" But they'll listen to song after song that rhymes on the end in couplets Just a thought... - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Entrepreneurship is an art, you do it because you love it. - Farshad Asl
By a curious perversity, the human mind refuses to behave itself on the occasions when it should be intensely dramatic. It was so now; the climber suddenly forgot his fears in a smile. The choir had chosen this precise moment to start the Nunc Dimittis. - Whipplesnaith
she might have been pretty when she started out, but the world had moved on since then. - Stephen King
We had a choice between Democrats who couldn't learn from the past and Republicans who couldn't stop living in it... - P.J. O'Rourke
Be content to love, to dazzle in the light,If only for moments…And then be gone,With gladness in your heart,Before the creeping shadowsClaim too much your sadness at leaving. - Scott Hastie
The descent to barbarism had begun with Rotterdam. It ended with Dresden and then with Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Whatever moral differences had existed when the war began were erased by its end. The victors had been morally conquered by the enemy. - David McReynolds
One reason we have children I think is to learn that parts of ourselves we had given up for dead are merely dormant and that the old joys can re emerge fresh and new and in a completely different form. - Anne Fadiman
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
I thought I had an appetite for destruction, but all I wanted was a club sandwich. - Matt Groening
Apakah seorang pencari keheningan adalah si mulia? ataukah si pengecut yang tidak berani menghadapi masalah dunia? - Cok Sawitri
Every word that i utter had already been said in the spirit realm. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I had a dream about you; I’ve had multiple dreams about you. If I had to choose between the real you and the dream you then…Goodnight. - Rodney Jenkins
He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no more. - P.G. Wodehouse
If one by one we counted people outFor the least sin, it wouldn't take us longTo get so we had no one left to live with.For to be social is to be forgiving. - Robert Frost
They knew each other. He knew her and so himself, for in truth he had never known himself. And she knew him and so herself, for although she had always known herself she had never been able to recognize it until now. - Italo Calvino
As it was, she always did whatever occurred to her, which was, admittedly, not difficult for someone in her position, coming from a background where rick of failure was minimal; in fact, you had to work hard to fail in her world. - Hanif Kureishi
Iar gclos báis Mháirei dtuairim cháich fágbhadh m'ainnir faoi fhód,níor bhuadhaigh bás ar Mháire im mheabhair-se fós. - Pádraigín Haicéad
It was a prayer that he had never said before, because it was a prayer without words or pleas. - Paulo Coelho
Trust had become a commodity that few could afford. - Kimberly Derting
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration. - E. W. Dijkstra
Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. - J.K. Rowling
Choosing the wrong way makes us feel different and ensured you to take right decision - Nitesh Nishad
Her grandmother had once told her that one of life's best lessons was not being afraid to look foolish -- to just ask the question. - Melissa Senate
If I had some of Jesus' tools, I'd build a big house that has no rules. And a bed that's big enough for 13 babies, and me & Miss Olivia Brown. - Kevin Dalton
When you start living under the shadow of somebody, you lose your own personality and your own passions. - Balroop Singh
all his prayers of the past had been simple concrete requests: God, give me a bicycle, a knife with seven blades, a box of oil paints. Only how, how, could you say something so indefinite, so meaningless as this: God, let me be loved. - Truman Capote
The secret to success in business is synergy. - Farshad Asl
Oscar Wilde: "I wish I had said that." Whistler: "You will, Oscar; you will. - Oscar Wilde
Almost everybody today believes that nothing in economic history has ever moved as fast as, or had a greater impact than, the Information Revolution. But the Industrial Revolution moved at least as fast in the same time span, and had probably an equal impact if not a greater one. - Peter Drucker
A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement. - Anna Quindlen
She has the most bizarre and beautiful soul I had ever seen. Her eyes shined always like a sky full of stars, While a huge storm was destroying everything she had in her heart and ripping her soul apart. - Akshay Vasu
As I feel into a darker sleep, I understood that I had learned something. Now that I knew fear, I also knew that it was not permanent. As powerful as it was, its grip on me would loosen. It would pass. - Louise Erdrich
You must give him time,' said her grandmother;'and you must be content not to be believed for a while. It is very hard to bear; but I have had to bear it, and shall have to bear it yet. I will take care of what Curdie thinks of you in the end. You must let him go now. - George MacDonald
Noah had transformed in my eyes, too, butt it wasn't because he had changed. It was my perception of him had changed. He'd always been the cool person I'd come to know and respect, I'd just been blinded by my prejudices. - Lee Strauss
A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimist. - Don Marquis
Once she had said to him that what they had was grace. Even now, married properly, rank bestowed, it still was. And always would be - Anne Leonard
I felt like I had the weight of the world on my shoulders until I REALIZED I had the power to take it off - Kem Brown
The life has ups and downs.You had just to learn to fall with class - Ariadna Athanasopulos
I FELT HAPPINESS LIKE A BLIND,TILL I HAD A SATISFIED MIND.SORROW FOR WHAT I LOST,IS LIKE DREAMS THAT COST. - merlin8thomas
I HOLDIf I could have had him,I could have let himgo.But withoutthe having there was nothing—so to the nothingIhold. - Coco J. Ginger
And yet if I drew my thoughts back from him, what life would I have? I would be like a dancer who had practiced since childhood for a performance she would never give. - Arthur Golden
While browsing in a second-hand bookshop one day, was amused to find a copy of one of his own works which he himself had inscribed for a friend: "To ----, with esteem, ."He immediately purchased the book and returned it to the friend with a second inscription: "With renewed esteem, . - George Bernard Shaw
May the love in your heart overshadow any sorrows, and may you always know with a deep inner certainty, how loved you truly are. - Jodi Livon
Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it. - Thaddeus Golas
[A]s if enjoying a last, drawn-out supper, he sips on Alexandria's shadows. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
If the cherry trees had to wait for understanding they'd never blossom. - Marty Rubin
I had had my night of weeping...I had purged myself of useless emotions that terrible night, now every nerve every sinew, every thought was bent on a single purpose - Elizabeth Peters
They had long ago forsaken the war of newspapers for the one they carried everywhere with them, and which had no colors, no sides, and which could be fit neatly to any new opportunity that presented itself: ambush, pillage, torture. - Taylor Brown
Tereza's death hurt me so much, it was as if I had two heads smashing into each other. One was full of mown love, the other of hate. I wanted the love to grow back. It grew like grass and straw, all mixed up together, and turned into an icy affirmation on my brow. That was my damn stupid plant. - Herta Müller
You don't understand. I could have had class. I could have been a contender. - Budd Schulberg
She was a tragic beauty. Sadness had left its fingerprints all over her face. - John Mark Green
[These]were the legitimate acts of self-defense which had been forced upon the Irish people by English aggression... We did not initiate the war, nor were we allowed to choose the battleground. - Michael Collins
Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you'd been before the fall. - Jodi Picoult
Sometimes when you try to change the world, the world changes you! - Alex Haditaghi
There is no repentance where a man can talk lightly of sin, much less where he can speak tenderly and lovingly of it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It was his home now. But it could not be his home till he had gone from it and returned to it. Now he was the Prodigal Son. - G.K. Chesterton
I'd never be where I am if more successful writers hadn't taken an interest in me and done me a good turn. - Sara Sheridan
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
Easy enough to dismiss others' problems when you had none of your own. - Elizabeth Aston
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. - William Shakespeare
If you love someone so much in your life, Then they will surely hurt & destroy you from Inside..!! - shady_N
In the cherry blossom's shadethere's no such thingas a stranger. - Kobayashi Issa
You have to pick yourself up. Or else no one will. - Jessiie Mahadeo
What she had long believed was not true, and now the world was wide open to discover what was.It is like all my life I thought the sky was green. - Shannon Hale
More than once I should have lost my soul to radicalism if it had been the originality it was mistaken for by its young converts. - Robert Frost
He hadn't a single redeeming vice. - Oscar Wilde
I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness...
Substance is like tree and smartness its shadow. The smartness is what we think it is and the substance is the real thing! - Utpal Vaishnav
Like Garth Brooks said about it, you need to live where you could honestly choose, if you had to, on whether to give up one yesterday for one more tomorrow, you have to be able to say no to that. - John Schmidt
Who hateth me but for my happiness? Or who is honour'd now but for his wealth? Rather had I, a Jew, be hated thus, Than pitied in a Christian poverty; For I can see no fruits in all their faith, But malice, falsehood, and excessive pride, Which methinks fits not their profession. - Christopher Marlowe
If you live today, you breath in nihilism ... it's the gas you breathe. If I hadn't had the Church to fight it with or to tell me the necessity of fighting it, I would be the stinkingest logical positivist you ever saw right now. - Flannery O'Connor
There was once a king, and he had a queen; and he was the manliest of his gender, and she was the loveliest of hers. They had nineteen children, and were always having more. - Charles Dickens
A radiant glow enveloped Alaura. Soft eruptions of various shades of effervescent green danced in the air and frolicked in the locks of her dark blonde hair. Whispers of yellows and blues revealed themselves near the skin, kissing the air with each leap. - Diane Lynn McGyver
If my tears spilled spontaneously at that moment it’s because I immediately understood that what was happening, like in a dream, was the treat you had prepared for me I felt your friendship much stronger than if you had thanked me a million times that what pleased and touched me. - Ai Yazawa
What worries you masters you. - Haddon W. Robinson
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own? - Zsa Zsa Gabor
I had a tumor. But it was great. - David Rakoff
My psychiatrist said I had charisma so at least I'm certified - Stanley Victor Paskavich
You always had it in you to create miracles, but you forgot that it required you to do the opposite of what you are doing now. - Shannon L. Alder
It is a Blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough to stand by his own convictions - Robert Ingersoll
I've always been spiritual but I've never had a proper context, and it took me a while to find the proper context. It's hard to realize you can have any kind of relationship with God you want... and so I now have a punk rock relationship with God - Billy Corgan
Even a man who had survived a hundred battle can break in his hundred-and-first. - George R.R. Martin
I got married because I fell in love with this woman. I had a baby with her because we wanted to have children. But that's not because of some philosophical ideal at all, no. - Ewan McGregor
Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
I am, a shadowthat grows longer as the sunmoves, drawn outon a thread of wonder.If I bear burdensthey begin to be rememberedas gifts, goods, a basketof bread that hurtsmy shoulders but closes mein fragrance. I caneat as I go. ("Stepping Westward") - Denise Levertov
I've been living in the shadow of empty people for far too long. Now I need to find chests full of wild lilies, minds full of wonder, hearts full of light. - Anita Krizzan
I was just four when a hired teenage field hand attempted to molest me. Miraculously, I got away, and I told my dad. My father made three important choices that day: He listened to me, he believed me, and he took action. I was one of the fortunate ones--I had a childhood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change in attitude. - Katherine Mansfield
One of the reasons God did not make a lover for Himself when He made one for Adam is because He knew that fewer people would take Him seriously once He had an ex. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Generation is the Important factor,of the Growth of Ideas. - Fahad Rashiq
I’m beginning to wish I’d had you deported after the first murder! Death seems to follow you around like the plague. - Steve Robinson
I had to piece together a diet for her, too. I knew which combinations of which foods on which days would rehang everything that was draped so delicately beneath her skin. In a matter of months, the body under the smock was organized anew, redistributed - Gary Lutz
[On Jason Mashak's I Was Trained to See Shadows, in his poetry book SALTY AS A LIP:] A nice bit of smooth, full-bodied, surreal story telling. I like it. - John Bennett
And she knew that her fate wasn't set by how or where she was born, but the decisions she made and the battles she fought. It didn't matter if she had eight toes or ten, amber eyes or blue. What mattered was what she set out to do. - Robert Beatty
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot. - Bill Gates
Only poor people know the true meanings to feelings. - - Jessiie Mahadeo
لم اتصور انه عندما تفقد من تحب تصبح جسدا حي وروحا ميته ...الحب يحيي الروح كما يحي الغيث الارض - Shady Baraya
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. - Plutarch
Wow, that was an expensive looking explosion! I can't believe we had that in the budget. - The Muppets (2011)
How can I be substantial if I do not cast a shadow? I must have a dark side also If I am to be whole - C.G. Jung
All girls who seemed to have everything going for them. And decided they had nothing. - Sasha Grey
Fear is a shadow of false perception and unreal imaginations. - Debasish Mridha
My mum and dad had worked incredibly hard to afford me an education. - Benedict Cumberbatch
James had a theory about caged birds, one he hoped to prove when he became a scientist someday. He believed that all birds that had their freedom taken from them eventually lost their voices. Once that happened, they could never find their true song. - Alice Hoffman
He was too well accustomed to suffering, and had suffered too much where he was, to bewail the prospect of change very severely. - Charles Dickens
...a third [of three] had died in his bunk of natural causes--for a dagger in the heart quite naturally ends one's life. - R.A. Salvatore
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
My marriage had its ups and downs like anyone's, but when it came down to it, I knew it was solid. I miss that sort of security, and that sort of connection with someone. - John Scalzi
The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyong reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see. - Edward Abbey
The world is full of 'friends' of suicide victims thinking 'if I had only made that drive over there, I could have done something. - Darnell Lamont Walker
As I sit down each day and think through how much my parents had to sacrifice in order to send me to school, it leaves me to ask myself at the end of each day what have I done for them today. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
Life gave me lemons, then I met you and you had Vodka. Now my life is a party. - anmol gandhi
Front grace in the shadows - Coney Baldemor
A witch is wise. She has earned her wisdom. She has learned to love her shadows and has grown more beautiful because of it. She has proven she can stand comfortably within her powers. She has become the true embodiment of a witch. - Dacha Avelin
Never had she let herself go in this way with another body, and never had another body let itself go with her in this way. Her lover could play with her belly, but he had never lived in there; he could touch her breast, but he never drunk from it. - Milan Kundera
Many people genuinely do not wish to be saints, and it is possible that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never had much temptation to be human beings. - George Orwell
When the demons start coming out— that's when you're nearing the light! It's hard for cockroaches to stay put without all the shadows. So in that case, keep on going! - C. JoyBell C.
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.
Did you ever hear anyone say, 'That work had better be banned because I might read it and it might be very damaging to me'? - Joseph Henry Jackson
To show you all my scars, is not to tell you that this Dunya would always leave you wounded, and bruised, and on knees, but to show you that see, healing is always possible. Healing is easy. Healing is beautiful. - Khadija Rupa
سأحاول أن أحبك, لا لأنك جدير بهذا الحب ولكن لأنى جدير بأن أنّظف قلبى من كره الأخرين - Shadi Kamal Kandil
Alexandra had been married for thirty-three years; if it had made any impression on her one way or another, she never showed it. - Harper Lee
I knew, as soon as I woke up, that the dream had come from God and it was about the reality of Jesus. The truth of Him. The He was a person whose pronouns you had to capitalize. That He was God. - Lauren F. Winner
Curses are like chickens, they always come home to roost. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. - Henry David Thoreau
As soon as we left the ground I knew I myself had to fly! - Amelia Earhart
There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land - Harriet Martineau
The extent of God’s grace always eclipses the extent of my grotesqueness. Therefore, I can never be bad enough for God to tell me that He’s had enough. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In late 1949, at two and a half years old, I arrived in Jamaica for the first time. I had crossed the Atlantic by air from England. My Jamaican father was studying in London, my European mother was sick, and so in true Jamaican style I was sent home to my grandparents. - Rachel Manley
Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea. It's theperson who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does somethingabout it that makes a difference. - Nolan Bushnell
In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. - Masashi Kishimoto
I knew that I did not want to go to that juvenile diversion program because I had an intuitive sense that it would turn me irrevocably into the kind of character that I was now only rehearsing to be. - Gabrielle Hamilton
The fallacy in Peter's mind was this: he believed his relationship was dependent on his consistency in producing the qualities he thought had earned him the Lord's approval. - Lloyd John Ogilvie
It may be that the old astrologers had the truth exactly reversed, when they believed that the stars controlled the destinies of men. The time may come when men control the destinies of stars. - Arthur C. Clarke
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
He entered the city asked a blind man if he had ever heard the name Enkidu, and the old man shrugged and shook his head, then turned away, as if to say, ‘It is impossible to keep the names of friends whom we have lost - Herbert Mason
He was fortified by a memory which kept only the good things and rejected the ill. Despite his sorrows, he had had a fair share of joys and these were ever fresh and accessible. - Evelyn Waugh
All things old become new again. In my youth the athletes had crew cuts and the hippies had long hair. Now the athletes have long hair and the hippies are bald. - Harley King
For though, I walk through the valley of shadows of Death, I will never fear. For You are in Me and I know You will never let me Go. - Jestoni Revealed
It was no ape, neither was it a man. It was some shambling horror spawned in the mysterious, nameless jungles of the south, where strange life teemed in the reeking rot without the dominance of man, and drums thundered in temples that had never known the tread of a human foot. - Robert E. Howard
Everything can always be better! To know this is a wit! But if you also know that everything can always be worse and that is wisdom! Wisdom is to see both the lights and the shadows! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. - Helen Keller
Time can burn. Time can hurt. But it can also purify. It can chase away shadows. It can melt the coldest heart.
Eli: People had more than they needed. We had no idea what was precious and what wasn't. We threw away things people kill each other for now. - Book of Eli Movie
The Days tried to put inside me " weakness ..." .. But my soul will always beat " strength". - Jad Alhadad
If we had given up too soon, we would have miss success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Everyone had learned that it was worth giving up privacy for the merest possibility of fame, and the idea that only a private self was truly autonomous and free had be lost in the static of the airwaves. - Salman Rushdie
A consistent attitude of thankfulness will turn your success into significance. - Farshad Asl
Would the fish have ever been caught if it had kept it’s mouth shut? - Ashwin Sanghi
Same thing now; my freedom had to be paired with availability, or else it became a disorder. - Sophie Fontanel
once I gave up the hunt for villains, I had little recourse but to take responsibility for my choices ...Needless to say, this is far less satisfying that nailing villains. It also turned out to be more healing in the end. - Barbara Brown Taylor
Science, I had come to learn, is as political, competitive, and fierce a career as you can find, full of the temptation to find easy paths - Paul Kalanithi
It is almost an unbearable pain, to suddenly recognize the value of what you had being ignorant of which had been your possession - Sunday Adelaja
We wear the mask that grins and lies.It shades our cheeks and hides our eyes.This debt we pay to human guileWith torn and bleeding hearts…We smile and mouth the myriad subtleties.Why should the world think otherwiseIn counting all our tears and sighs.Nay let them only see us whileWe wear the mask. - Maya Angelou
DON'T BE JEALOUS OF OTHERS - EVER. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY HAD TO DO TO GET TO WHERE THEY ARE. - Chris Mentillo
To me you are a work of art, and I would give you my heart - that's if I had one. - Morrissey
Even though their marriage had been dead for over two years (her words, not mine), this put her in the role of the innocent. She was now a woman scorned. ~Shattered Reality - Brenda Perlin
What if you find out at the end of life that you could have had all you ever wanted had you only asked for it?? - Kate McGahan
You may have tangible wealth untold; caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be. I had a mother who read to me. - Strickland Gillian
Had I owned the words I would've told him what my heart intuited - that joy and sorrow often travel the same road and sometimes, whether by grace or misfortune, they meet and become each other's companion. - Ratner, Vaddey
The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one. - Seneca
Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place. - Hal Lancaster
By March 1918, Lenin's Bolshevik regime, then just five months old, had knowingly killed more of its political opponents than Czarist Russia had in the whole preceding century.
Let me tell you one thing about why writers write: had I known the answer to any of these questions I would never have needed to write a novel - Joan Didion
Having someone to love and hold, to make you feel 'whole' and not alone, is worth every damn argument ever to be had. - Auliq Ice
to be a poet meansto live with a permanent wound forever susceptibleto either the shade of the skyor someone's eyes. - Sanober Khan
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life. - Lee Iacocca
Robe Moj, ti zelis jedno, Ja drugo, a uvijek se desava onako kako Ja hocu. Pa ako se prepustis onome sto Ja hocu, pruzicu ti i ono sto ti hoces. A ako se ne pokoris... Mojoj odredbi, namucit ces se sa onim sto hoces, a ipak ce biti onako kako Ja hocu! - Hadis
Their beauty had always seemed to him like the beauty of pressed flowers-lovely, but dead. - Cassandra Clare
Bringing to light what had been hidden in darkness should not overwhelm you, but EDUCATE you. - Solange nicole
After his failed political career, Lincoln often pondered the question of the purpose of the meaning of life. In 1850 [ten years before he was elected President], Lincoln told Herdon [his law partner] "How hard, oh how hard it is to die and leave one's country no better than if one had never lived. - Ronald C. White Jr.
Not all of Derrida's writing is to everyone's taste. He had an irritating habit of overusing the rhetorical question, which lends itself easily to parody: 'What is it, to speak? How can I even speak of this? Who is this "I" who speaks of speaking? - Terry Eagleton
God your love is so precious! You protect people in the shadow of your wings. Psalms 36:7 - Anonymous
She had the most beautiful awkwardness - Brandon Stanton
Envy is what makes you, when an aquaintance is lustily telling you that she's dating a Greek god of a guy, ask, "Which one, Hades?"
Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. - Persian Proverb
Pamela realizes for the first time in her life that she hadn't made the wrong choice at all. Nor had she made the right choice. She had simply made a choice. And somewhere along the way, she had lost the courage to live by it. - Pip Karmel
We thought all this teaching was to make us smart. What it did was make us stupid. With all the little facts we learned, we never had the time to think. - Chuck Palahniuk
Every nerve in my body says to run after Thaddeus and tell him everything. But I know there's no way he can know the truth. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
I don't worry about getting old. I'm old already. Only young people worry about getting old. When I was 65 I had cupid's eczema. I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked. - George Burns
I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting Newt Gingrich and having a chat with the fellow on a staircase, ex–Sex Pistols vocalist John Lydon once told Rolling Stone. I found him completely dishonest and totally likable, because he doesn’t care. - Chuck Klosterman
It is well known how the monks wrote silly lives of Catholic Saints over the manuscripts on which the classical works of ancient heathendom had been written. - Karl Marx
Having sex with her had been a catalyst, new flesh for the virus to feed on. No matter how hard he tried to block her out, she was always there at the back of his mind. Calling him. Begging him to go to her. - Jacqueline Francis - The Journal
In this world everything changes except good deeds and bad deeds; these follow you as the shadow follows the body. - Bhikkhu Bodhi
We fought back with our music; it was the only weapon we had. - Michael Morpurgo
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land. - Jon Stewart
Already she knew