Quotation Explorer - 'Had'

Quite amazing, isn’t it, Mister Lipwig?’ he said cheerfully through the smoke. ‘Though isn’t it a pity that they can only run on rails? I can’t imagine what the world would be like if everyone had their own steam locomotive. Abominable. - Terry Pratchett
Bardur and the boy had leaned back a bit and looked at the sparkling sky that makes us humble and powerful at once and seems sometimes to speak to us. What is says carefully cleanses old wounds. - Jón Kalman Stefánsson
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
All good that you have done for the humanity, keep it like a secret; do your goodness in the shadow! Let one day others find this secret, preferably long after you have passed away! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. - Isaac Asimov
- had a million things to do today; death would have to wait, -(The Tin Star) - J.L. Langley
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
Merlin, do you mind?' It was the King who asked me, a man as old and wise as myself; a man who could see past his own crowding problems, and guess what it might men to me, to walk in dead air where once the world had been a god-filled garden. - Mary Stewart
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
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
Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.
All 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
... A nightmare is something you awaken from, Peter," she had said. "But thoughts and ideas that remain after its terrors have disappeared are something considerably worse. - John Katzenbach
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
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
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
The lintel of more than one collapsed Venetian house on Crete bears the Latin motto ‘The world is nothing but smoke and shadows’. - Roger Crpwley
If you have a sharp brain, then you are an artist. - mohammad rishad sakhi
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
The jolt of fear had burned all the red out of my blood. - Johnson, Denis
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
The ground was silvery, as if some stars had fallen there. - Heather O'Neill
You can never run from your past; it defines who you are today. But, use your Awo given intelligence and enjoy the future…because THAT only comes once.’ VAALBARA The Land of Shadows - Michelle Horst
I believe luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been lucky. - Oprah Winfrey
I tried to fight the panic and force it back down to where it had come from. - Sue Whitaker
My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never. - Jack Benny
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old. - Lord Chesterfield
She had the blood of the sun running through her veins and the dust of stars at her fingertips. Her every breath birthed new cosmos and her thoughts were the super moon of the darkest night. Every word was a supernova and every step an inescapable singularity. Her touch though...it was soft. - Hubert Martin
What I was afraid of was my own grief, the weight of it, the ineluctable corrosive force of it, and the stark awareness I had of being, for the first time in my life, entirely alone, a Crusoe shipwrecked and stranded in the limitless wastes of a boundless and indifferent ocean. - John Banville
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
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
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
Naming can satisfy a need, it can shorten a conversation that otherwise might go on for hours. - Nihad Sirees
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. - Helen Keller
She had horses who were the blue air of the sky. - Joy Harjo
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it, namely, that, in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. - Mark Twain
My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked. - Winston S. Churchill
you told me onceabout how they usedto build whole city statesout of poemshow everything you see hereis made out ofthe bones of dreamshow having a stiffdrink with lorca meantyou had to writeeverything down right awaylately the words justwon’t come - John Dorsey
Be still and calm, don't fear your past but use it for our future..! - Nitesh Nishad
The Scottish sun, shocked by having its usual cloudy underpinnings stripped away, shone feverishly, embarrassed by its nakedness. - Stuart Haddon
Character and Professionalism can only be seen when faced with adversity… - Thaddeus L Edwards
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
I'm a writer. I'm a Christian. I like sex. But I haven't had it. I believe in waiting until marriage. But that doesn't mean I want my characters to. - Michelle N. Onuorah
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
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
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.
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
A thousand times I was ready to regret and take back my rash statement - yet it had been the truth. - Hermann Hesse
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
The mechanics of Nature ensures that the shadow of yesterday doesn't eclipse the dawn of tomorrow. - Shilpa Menon
Respect of power is Important, But it shouldn't turn to Cowardice. - Naishadh A. Gajjar
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
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
He's an artist in London. We don't see him much."Tom gave him one of his quick, considering glances and asked, "Doesn't he live with you?""No," said Indigo, finally saying out loud what he had known now for a long, long time. "Not really. Not anymore. - Hilary McKay
Did you really cease to love a person because you had been treated cruelly? - W. Somerset Maugham
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
The adults said the only good food was the bacon, but the kids knew better. They had never had a more fun breakfast in their lives. Although they had to agree the bacon was very good. Then again, it was bacon. It was always good. - Ella Minster
What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner. - Colette
Not Hercules could have knock'd out his brains, for he had none. - William Shakespeare
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
...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
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
This view, as a rounded whole and in all its essential elements, has very recently disappeared from science. It died a royal death with Agassiz.[It had formerly been held that there were no genetic connections among species.] - Asa Gray
A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness. - Edith Wharton
The room had lost its morning light, the glow of expectation and potential. The daylight was now gray, and the new day was already used, a little soiled by mistaken thoughts and makeshift undertakings. - Tove Jansson
Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they had loved her. - G.K. Chesterton
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
You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long. - Rabindranath Tagore
If you are renewed by grace, and were to meet your old self, I am sure you would be very anxious to get out of his company. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. I felt very puny as a human. I thought, 'Fuck that. I want to be a superhuman. - David Bowie
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
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
But I had to think to myself that this was normal, because that was the attitude. I was 19 when I went to see my doctor and I was told it was all in the mind.[Author on being told her endometriosis was imagined pain, From Oct 2009 Daily Mail interview] - Hilary Mantel
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
Mighty waves of oceans live in my soul to encourage me to survive. - Harshada Pathare
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
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. - Theodore Roosevelt
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
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
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
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
And say my glory was I had such friends. - William Butler Yeats
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
A reputation is like a shadow; it hides when you go to sleep, but always returns with the sun… - Nanette L. Avery
I had the right to remain silent... but I didn't have the ability. - Ron White
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
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.
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
Maybe it's just that some of us have had certain facts and truths slapped up against our heads so hard and so often that we have to see them and pay our respects to their reality. - Ralph Ellison
The most reliable friend you have is your shadow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
So beautiful! I had no idea! I had no idea... - Carl Sagan
He comes, he sleeps, he goes. So the plot thickens. - Shadowlands
What Douglas had once seen as the attractive over-confidence of youth, now looked more like unyielding selfishness. - Len Deighton
I bet you if I had met him [Trotsky] and had a chat with him, I would have found him a very interesting and human fellow, for I never yet met a man that I didn't like. - Will Rogers
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
America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up. - Oscar Wilde
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
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
So this had been all I wanted, a boy who understood how I felt. Now, though, I sometimes wished for more. - Sarah Dessen
An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on. - Terry Pratchett
[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
Don't whine to your spouse about your daily troubles. He's had a harder day providing for you and your children. This is what you're aspiring to? - Lindsey Leavitt-Going Vintage
...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
لم اتصور انه عندما تفقد من تحب تصبح جسدا حي وروحا ميته ...الحب يحيي الروح كما يحي الغيث الارض - Shady Baraya
Pada saat itu, rasa cinta Khadijah bertambah saat menyaksikan suaminya kembali seperti anak kecil. Ucapan "ibu" yang keluar dengan kerinduan dari bibir suaminya membuat Khadijah bahagia. - Sibel Eraslan
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
The same Andrew Smith is in all these books, but for me, I feel like you can see the point in his writing where he decided he no longer had anything to lose. That, to me, is when he reached the top of his game.~ - Christa Desir
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. - William James
I can tell you that "Just cheer up" is almost universally looked at as the most unhelpful depression cure ever. It's pretty much the equivalent of telling someone who just had their legs amputated to "just walk it off. - Jenny Lawson
Thinking it was easy to take a chance on things if you had nothing to lose -- politics, ideas, almost anything in fact; from the bottom of the ladder you could safely risk a fall, but the higher that you climbed the more cautious you must be. - Flavin, Martin
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
What makes you think that Valentine's change of plans had anything to do with your brother?" "Because only Jace can piss someone off that much. - Cassandra Clare
I don't believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years. - Ray Bradbury
Until now I had been able only to grieve, not mourn. Grief was passive. Grief happened. Mourning, the act of dealing with grief, required attention. - Joan Didion
And yet we were very much alike; we’d lost our souls, and we were ready to destroy others. - Yasmina Khadra
When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile. - Bob Edwards
Iar gclos báis Mháirei dtuairim cháich fágbhadh m'ainnir faoi fhód,níor bhuadhaigh bás ar Mháire im mheabhair-se fós. - Pádraigín Haicéad
To me you are a work of art, and I would give you my heart - that's if I had one. - Morrissey
Still not sure about how easily he could be integrated into their posse, Trevor smiled in delighted relief at how tolerantly two of his close friends had received his new identity. - Zack Love
There 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
If I had my life to live over... I'd dare to make more mistakes next time. - Nadine Stair
Remember, light and shadow never stand still. - Benjamin West
A strange marriage that had been, though most marriages appear strange to spectators. - Ellen Glasgow
When I was a little kid I had a very different meaning of life; simple like a cup of tea with sugar and a piece of cake, today the whole world doesn’t give me that life. - M.F. Moonzajer
I sat and reflected on the situation I had facedI needed answers to the questions I still, didnt have the courage to ask...But I need to know,How was this to be apart of my destiny? - Nikki Rowe
...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
He had a big head and a face so ugly it became almost fascinating. - Ayn Rand
I won't fuck with you if you can't seem to understand. - Jessiie Mahadeo
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.
the shadows may come and engulf your world, but if you look hard enough you'll always see that spark in the abyss leading you back to the light and the next adventure waiting to be had - B.B. Taylor
I remembered Owen telling me how music had saved him in Phoenix, that it drowned everything out, and it was the same for me now. As long as I had something to listen to, I could blur the things I didn't want to think about, if not block them out completely. - Sarah Dessen
A survey of Canadian media consumption by Microsoft concluded that the average attention span had fallen to eight seconds, down from 12 in the year 2000. - Timothy Egan
She didn't say anything—at least, not with her mouth. Her eyes told me a different story. The only problem was that they each had a thousand tongues talking, each in a language I didn't speak. - J.X. Burros
Petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of reality. - Henry David Thoreau
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. - Mark Twain
Every time when it rains it stops raining... After darkness there is always a light... Every time you sleep you get up fresh.. Never Give Up at your tough time. You are successful if you have ability to handle your nervousness and go on with confidence.. - Ahad Aadi
I'm always homesick for the journey, I had once written in ink speckled script, adding almost as an afterthought, ...no matter what it may hold. - S.C. Barrus
I've seen so much and lived it all. I wanted to bite the earth and taste it. It is both bitter and sweet, and if I had my time to live over again, I wouldn’t change a damn thing Reg Spiers - Julie McSorley Marcus McSorley
I've been traveling so much, I haven't had time to grow it.
An event had happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent. - Edmund Burke
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.
It was soldier's went marching over the rocks,and still they came in watery flocks,because it was spring and the birds had to come,No doubt that soldier's had to be marching,and that the drums had to be rolling, rolling, rolling - Wallace Stevens
Going to work every day was like my hair was on fire and all I had to put it out was a hammer. - Bethany McLean
Don't judge me by my mistakes, judge me by the implications they had. - Amit Abraham
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
Accept the pain, cherish the joys, resolve the regrets; then can come the best of benedictions - 'If I had my life to live over, I'd do it all the same.' - Joan McIntosh
When we are unhurried and wise, we perceive that only great and worthy things have any permanent and absolute existence, that petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of the reality. - Henry David Thoreau
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 growth of my love story had been gradual but my success had always existed and both coupled together formed a deadly combination that was detrimental to our love. I wanted people to love me. She wanted them to leave her alone. - Faraaz Kazi
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
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
Life is but a walking Shadow, a poor Player That struts and frets his Hour upon the Stage, And then is heard no more; It is a tall Tale, Told by an Idiot, full of Sound and Fury, Signifying nothing." - William Shakespeare
Have you had a failure or rejection? You could get bitter. That's one way to deal with it. Or...you could just get BETTER. What do you think? - Destiny Booze
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
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
[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
What can I wish to the youth of my country who devote themselves to science? ...Thirdly, passion. Remember that science demands from a man all his life. If you had two lives that would not be enough for you. Be passionate in your work and in your searching. - Ivan Pavlov
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
Never doubt my weaseling abilities, Shadowhunter, for they are epic and memorable in their scope. - Cassandra Clare
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
We are never so free as when we own our sacred serfdom... - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I now remembered that Mrs. Todd had told me one day that Captain Littlepage had overset his mind with too much reading. - Sarah Orne Jewett
Who thinks to interview their own mother? As a self-fixated teen, I never imagined that she had an actual personal history. To my young eyes, she was Source of Cash Obsessed With De-Cluttering - Jancee Dunn
'Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.
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
(She) could have read for hours, except that recently she had discovered holes and crevices between the words which she immediately had to fill with her own ideas until she was fed up with patching up the makeshift constructs. - Gerhard Amanshauser
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
when i started i had to start no excuses and even without knowing what i am gonna to do just had to do "something" . this fire is needed to do any work otherwise people exist nd die . - jagvir ji
The reason that the little things are more important than the big ones, turns out to be very simple: one can fake the big things in one’s behaviour, but not the little things. The little things lack the three f’s: feigning, fabrication, fakeness. Plus the most important c: contrivance. - Nicos Hadjicostis
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
Cultivate balance. After all, there's no such thing as a shadow without the involvement of light. - Erica Alex
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
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
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
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
Perspective is as simple as answering this question: If I had 5 months to live would I experience this problem differently? - Shannon L. Alder
Although the author dealt some of John Bunyan's conclusions in spiritualizing the details of Solomon's Temple, he attributes to Bunyan a "consecrated ingenuity". - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If we had spent our time on our children education rather than praying; we would have had a three times more educated people than the whole world's population. - M.F. Moonzajer
My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector, and my rule was to kill or be killed. The extent of my thoughts didn’t go much beyond that. We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had become a daily activity. I felt no pity for anyone. - Ishmael Beah
If God had a flower for each moment He thought of you, the whole universe would be a garden. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You have to pick yourself up. Or else no one will. - Jessiie Mahadeo
Be forever young in the flesh, it makes the mind flash light low, until the spotlight follows your shadow. - Goitsemang Mvula
Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock. - John Barrymore
DEBAUCHEE, n. One who has so earnestly pursued pleasure that he has had the misfortune to overtake it. - Ambrose Bierce
Live all you can - it's a mistake not to. It doesn't so much matter what you do in particular, so long as you have your life. If you haven't had that, what have you had? - Henry James
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
It was an earthquake, tearing at the sons of America, trying to swallow them up. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful sons, that women had reared, had kissed and screamed at, and that fathers had stared intently in their cots, to see themselves in the wondrous mirrors of their babies. - Sebastian Barry
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
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
Value the wisdom of humility, as well as the sense of perspective it gives you. - Chris Hadfield
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
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
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
When we feel lost in time, with only shadows of the past living in our mind; when the moment, which was", no longer "is and when only silence remains, loads of questions arise. We can cry a river or we may wonder: What went wrong? - Erik Pevernagie
Then I made her understand that, where she was concerned, I was only a poor dog, ready to die for her. But that she could marry the young man she pleased because she had cried with me, and mingled her tears with mine. ~ Erik - Gaston Leroux
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
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
The majority of my patients consisted not of believers but of those who had lost their faith. - C.G. Jung
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
I never had any doubts about my abilities. I knew I could write. I just had to figure out how to eat while doing this.['s Venomous Fiction, New York Times, April 19, 1992] - Cormac McCarthy
The man up there raged aloud in two languages, and with a sincerity in his fury that almost convinced me I had, in some way, sinned against the harmony of the universe - Joseph Conrad
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
Well my gun fires seven different shades of shit, so what's your favorite color, punk? - Gerard Way
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
...first thing is that I love you. And the second thing is that as much as I honor your former profession, I don’t think your geese care much for your betrothed and I hope they hadn’t any plans on sharing our bed. - Shannon Hale
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
It was long since I had longed for anything and the effect on me was horrible. - Samuel Beckett
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
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
MANES, n. The immortal parts of dead Greeks and Romans. They were in a state of dull discomfort until the bodies from which they had exhaled were buried and burned; and they seem not to have been particularly happy afterward. - Ambrose Bierce
If we didn't have bonuses, we wouldn't have had anybody working for us.
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
Jan had always been a good pianist, and now he was the finest in the world. - Arthur C. Clarke
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 have a number of questions. If I had half as many answers, I’d be in great shape. - Catherine Ryan Hyde
There used to be a real me, but I had it surgically removed. - Peter Sellers
Have you ever taken something out of the clothes hamper because it had become, relatively, the cleanest thing? - Katharine Whitehorn
I've never had major knee surgery on any part of my body.
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
If everyone who had a gun just shot themselves, there wouldn't be a problem. - George Harrison
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Do the little things. In the future when you look back, they'd have made the greatest change. - Nike Thaddeus
This was the book I read over and over. I really felt so in tune with them- I knew all the dates of their lives, what they had been doing, whre they had been. They were always my heroes, creating something fantastic against all odds, and against their real life. - Christian Tetzlaff
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom. - Stephen Vincent Benet
Your intended?" Dakota demanded. "You mean to say he already had a mate staked out and he's been encroaching on my preserve? - Madeline Montague
After long reflection in solitude and meditation, I suddenly had the idea, during the year 1923, that the discovery made by in 1905 should be generalised by extending it to all material particles and notably to electrons. Louis de Broglie - Einstein
The thing that had been, it is that which shall be; And that which is done is that which shall be done. - Compton Gage
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
It was a prayer that he had never said before, because it was a prayer without words or pleas. - Paulo Coelho
Discipline leads us to freedom and freedom leads us to fulfillment. - Farshad Asl
I preach darkness. I don't inspire hope—only shadows. It's up to you to find the light in my words. - Charles Lee
Out of the unreal shadows of the night comes back the real life that we had known - Oscar Wilde
My psychiatrist said I had charisma so at least I'm certified - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity. - Helen Rowland
There isn’t a parallel of latitude but thinks it would have been the equator if it had had its rights. - Mark Twain
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
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
To forgive is not for the sole sake of relieving another of their guilt, but rather for the sake of the soul that had been perpetrated upon! - DC Gunnersen
!حاول قبل ماتموت ماتسيبش احلامك مجّرد احلام - Shadi Kamal Kandil
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
The atrocities of war are only overshadowed by the heroism of their dead. - Todd Stocker
I love being an author - its the first job I've ever had where I'm paid to daydream. - Greig Beck
When he was young, he told her, each phase of his life, each self he tried on, had seemed reassuringly temporary. Its imperfections didn't matter, because he could easily replace one moment by the next, one Saladin by another. - Salman Rushdie
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
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
I was raised almost entirely on turnips and potatoes, but I think that the turnips had more to do with the effect than the potatoes. - Marlene Dietrich
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
It was as if hell itself had taken human form and come up from the abyss. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
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
Imagine that the world had created a new 'dream product' to feed and immunize everyone born on earth. Imagine also that it was available everywhere, required no storage or delivery, and helped mothers plan their families and reduce the risk of cancer. Then imagine that the world refused to use it. - Frank A. Oski
You had the whole world to reduce it to the ashes and surrender it to the wind but the tragedy is;You chose the one, you chose. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
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
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
it is very tempting, when you talk about the events of the past, to impose clarity and order upon what had neither one nor the other. - René Daumal
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
The physicist had no time to waste on a symbol; his concern was with what the symbol denoted. To the typesetter the symbol and its denotation were bound in an organic unity. There was a meaning to the symbol itself which only the typesetter could appreciate. - K. Sridhar
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
There is this common notion that young conservatives are the few, that most people had liberal worldviews when they were young. If this is true, then it is with great irony that a number of old liberals must never had progressed into conservatives as they grew older. - Criss Jami
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 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
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
Camille, a few feet away, looked like a gypsy who had mislaid his violin and had been searching for it in a hedgerow; he frustrated daily the best efforts of an expensive tailor, wearing his clothes as a subtle comment on the collapsing social order. - Hilary Mantel
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
Her eyes are sad.My thoughts are sadder.And you can't fall in love with me.She slowly walks inside, avoiding my gaze as she watches her feet with each step.They're the saddest steps I've ever seentaken.I close the door.It's the saddest door I've ever had to close. - Collleen Hoover
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
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
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
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
I.Don't trace out your profile--forget your side view--all that is outer stuff.II.Look for your other halfwho walks always next to youand tends to be who you aren't. - Antonio Machado
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
La vida de cada hombre es un cuento de hadas escrito por la mano de Dios. - Hans Christian Andersen
I had never imagined that happiness could hurt so much. - Knausgaard, Karl Ove
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
When Small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set. - Lin Yutang
Was I asleep? Had I slept? - Samuel Beckett
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. - Winston Churchill
Enjoy your youth.You'll never be younger thanyou are at this very moment. - Chad Sugg
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain. - Mark Twain
We've been had. - Rosen Topuzov
... And when the time comes to choose yet another dream, I shall smile knowing that I had a life with no less challenges than others, but I chose to respond to them with love. - Raphael Zernoff
God given potential minus excuses equals performance for success. - Farshad Asl
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
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
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
#Ola MusingsHer brow's penciled bowEyes tinged with kohl wowA mere passing shadow of hersCauses dust dry bloom wow!By nCr - NarayanChandraRauf
Revival begins by Christians getting right first and then spills over into the world. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
A man's ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. - Dale Carnegie
For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief. - Sallust
If not us, then who? Who's going to stand when everyone else kneels? Who's going to argue for the law even when there's no justice to be had? Who's going to try even when the trying is too damn hard? - Sebastien de Castell
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. - Napoléon Bonaparte
If I had to sum up homeschooling in one word, it would be freedom. - Tamara L. Chilver
Give diligence if you would get assurance. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
One day I had nothing but my childhood to defend myself………. - Sameh Elsayed
Her voice had suddenly jumped a couple of social classes to underline her ownership status. - Joe Cawley
PROOF, n. Evidence having a shade more of plausibility than of unlikelihood. The testimony of two credible witnesses as opposed to that of only one. - Ambrose Bierce
She took time to think on things; but time had already moved on without her. - sdparsons//IG poet
The war is against children, and all the other wars are just a shadow of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
Long time ago I had this thing called hope, but like I said it was long ago - JJM
You never fully appreciate what you had until you don’t have it anymore - Glenn Beck
Do you still do the clubs?Jake shakes his head. You do the clubsbecause you can’t find what you need at home. I’ve got everything I need. I’ve got the answer to needs I didn’t even know I had. - Josh Lanyon
Create your own world where you can do what you want for yourself and for others. Those people who live in others' world all the time, remain in the same place from where they had started. - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
They do horrible, unchildish things because they they have had very horrible, unchildish lives. - Edward Humes
When we are honest about the limitations we are self imposing it becomes necessary to cry out with determination and state you’ve had enough of the mediocrity of stagnation. - Heidi Reagan
They camped that night on the foreplain at the foot of a talus slope and the murder that had been reckoned upon took place. - Cormac McCarthy
The thought cross his mind that he ought to have married her and not gone rambling. If he had, he wouldn't be in such a fix. But he felt little fear; just an overpowering fatigue. Life had slipped out of line. It was unfair, it was too bad, but he couldn't find the energy to fight it any longer. - Larry McMurtry
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
If I had any hand in it at all there’s a chance that it might be beautiful, but it simply cannot not be majestic. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow`s speed. - Howard Nemerov
...And eventually, he (Charles Manson) testified to an empty court, as Bugliosi had convinced the presiding judge Older, that Manson's hypnotic powers might convince the jury he was innocent. - Nikolas Schreck
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am. - Alice James
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
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
Small and fat and constantly facetious, straw- coloured and destitute of marks, he would have been practically indistinguishable hadn't his constant preference for light-grey clothes, for white hats, for very big cigars and very little stories, done what it could for his identity. - Henry James
It was amazing to think that she'd always had it wrong, imagining that they were the weak ones, the ones who took their chance. No. The weakest are those who stay put and call it sacrifice, call it not having a choice. - Sunjeev Sahota
He had a word, too. Love, he called it. But I had been used to words for a long time. I knew that that word was like the others: just a shape to fill a lack; that when the right time came, you wouldn't need a word for that anymore than for pride or fear. - William Faulkner
... 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
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
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
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
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
It was his knowledge of his own willful stupidity that had brought on his irritation - Keigo Higashino
Life is mean! Don't lose your humour jacket. You'll really need it. - Nike Thaddeus
The most beautiful of human things are born in the shadows and thrive there and are endangered by light - Prabhukrishna M
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
You don't know what it means to live the life that you could have lived, if an event over which you have no control, an unforeseeable circumstance, had not distracted and diverted you, and at times crushed you, as has happened to me. - Luigi Pirandello
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
In the very essence of poetry there is something indecent; A thing brought forth that we didn't know we had in us, So we blink our eyes, as if a tiger had sprung out And stood in the light, licking its tail. - Czesław Miłosz
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
It was strange how fear had gone,now that we knew the worst and had a fighting man by our side. - John Buchan
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.
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
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
Don't be a shadow of anyone,You are unique way or another - Mohammed Sekouty
The day we find the perfect church, it becomes imperfect the moment we join it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes. - Theodore Dreiser
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
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
Ako se ne osjećaš sretno onda znaj da ti namaz nije dobar. Velika je razlika između namaza sa kojim se želimo odmoriti i namaza od kojeg se želimo odmoriti. - Mithad Ćeman
Their beauty had always seemed to him like the beauty of pressed flowers-lovely, but dead. - Cassandra Clare
Daphne’s thought in Nation: This was no time to go totally mad. You had to maintain standards. - Terry Pratchett
She had not expected, out in the world, to find herself quite so much the wrong sort of person. - Ali Smith
Sometimes she thought the Creator had only made men to cause trouble for women. - Robert Jordan
Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you're being had. - Michael Crichton
If God had wanted us to think just with our wombs, why did He give us a brain?
All the successful personalities had one common element, they all liked reading books. - Amit Kalantri
By perseverance the snail reached the ark. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
I had always felt life first as a story: and if there is a story there is a story-teller - G.K. Chesterton
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
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
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
We chase dreams and embrace shadows. - Anatole France
Like most hearts, it was complicated, shaded with dark and dappled with light. - Kate DiCamillo
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
Now that she had actually seen and accepted reality, and reality brought such a healing calm. - Gloria Naylor
Don't keep your nation-changing thoughts to yourself. Else it won't actually change the nation. Impact! - Nike Thaddeus
Вчись говорити так, ніби твої слова —останнє, що почує той, хто завтра помре. - Serhiy Zhadan
What had he ever wanted that he could not buy? And if that wasn't riches he didn't know what was. - Josephine Tey
Onwetend van dit alles maakte ik eind vorige eeuw mijn entree in dit discours door aan een tijdschrift te vertellen dat poëzie volgens mij entertainment is. Als iemand dat platvloers vindt, voegde ik er behulpzaam aan toe, had hij volgens mij een te lage dunk van entertainment. - Ingmar Heytze
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.
I had less and became more. - Nikki Rowe
If you walk on sunlight, bathe in moonlight, breathe in a golden air and exhale a Midas' touch; mark my words, those who exist in the shadows will try to pull you into the darkness with them. The last thing that they want is for you to see the wonder of your life because they can't see theirs. - C. JoyBell C.
...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
You talked over the tour guide who pointed to houses and windows. Showing us where people had lived and died and other people now stayed in their place. Just like a broken heart." - Adieu - Kate Chisman
Only poor people know the true meanings to feelings. - - Jessiie Mahadeo
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
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
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
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething. - Mark Twain
Some men, under the pressure of incarceration, showed true mettle, while others revealed themselves as less than what they had appeared to be. - Nelson Mandela
There is always a choice. Always. So do not say, you had no choice. Good or bad, doing it or not, is about you, not choices. Always. - Fakeer Ishavardas
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
Hatred seems to work on the same glands as love: it even produces the same actions. If we had not been taught how to interpret the story of the Passion, would we have been able to say from their actions alone whether it was the jealous Judas or the cowardly Peter who loved Christ? - Graham Greene
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
Ryder Delaney was the one imperfection in my life.He was the bad boy,black sheep,the one your mother always warned you about.He had only one hard-and-fast rule-Don't Fall In Love - Paige Weaver
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
There is the purity of love, harmonious in every way, but not meant for a lifetime, and then there is the steady love of commitment - no less real but completely different. She had both. - Donna Lynn Hope
I had a dream last night that a hamburger was eating ME! - Jerry Seinfeld
Rune never said anything about it. But to anyone who had known him a long time, it was as if he grew a few centimetres shorter in the years that followed. As if he sort of crumpled with a deep sigh and never really breathed properly again. - Fredrik Backman
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
It's something that this country hasn't had to deal with. But there's going to be a whole new generation that doesn't know their father. It's almost selfish of us to die. They train us as warriors. But they don't teach us how to take the pain away. - Jim Sheeler
If words had weight, a single sentence from Death would have anchored a ship. - Terry Pratchett
It has been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that you miss 100% of the shots you do not take.
Golf is the most fun I've ever had, with my clothes on.
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
...the waiting was torture, the worst Ka had ever known. It was this pain, this deadly wait, he now remembered, that had made him afraid to fall in love. - Orhan Pamuk
There are brown eyes in the world, after all, as well as blue, and one pair of brown that meant heaven to me as the blue had never done - E. Nesbit
A man's eye serves as a photography to the invisible, as well as his ear serves as echo to the silence. - Machado de Assis
If only we were not that seedling of Creation,Of Earth and its generations,If only we had remained simple Clay or Ember,Or something in between,Then we would not have to see This World, its Lord, and its Hell, twice over. - Adonis
If I had known they were going to do this, I would have become a shoemaker. - Albert Einstein
The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one. - Seneca
...I fell asleep and had a dream that a king was liquidated by a group of kind faces... - Maquita Donyel Irvin
He had been standing still; for an artist, one of the more painful forms of death. - Irving Stone
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 head a bitterness that hadn't been there before. Something was changing inside him. He'd had enough of following the rules. - Alice Hoffman
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
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
I'm sure we would not have had men on the Moon if it had not been for Wells and Verne and the people who write about this and made people think about it. I'm rather proud of the fact that I know several astronauts who became astronauts through reading my books. - Arthur C. Clarke
She was the sky full of surprises. Her dreams were blue and breathtaking as a bright day and her secrets were dark and poetic as a cold night. Either way, she was the most beautiful mess that one had ever come across. - Akshay Vasu
Think Different, Lead Different, Live Different. - Farshad Asl
I had to follow the ineradicable foolishness which furnishes the steps to true wisdom. - C.G. Jung
And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world. - Robert Frost
The greatest compliment in the world is your adult children telling you they had a wonderful childhood. - Ron Baratono
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. - Erica Jong
My depth has no depth - Mohadesa Najumi
I had to philosophize. Otherwise, I could not live in this world. - Edmund Husserl
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 slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
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
The world of fantasy can always blindfold. Had I know is a gateway to the realities of life - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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
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
If I used a higher percentage of my brain I wouldn't of had to ride on the short bus. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I have made this [letter] longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. - Blaise Pascal
He had never smoked but then had he ever loved? Life made him love and love made him smoke. - Faraaz Kazi
O my soul, is not this enough? Dost thou need more strength than the omnipotence of the United Trinity? Dost thou want more wisdom than exists in the Father, more love than displays itself in the Son, or more power than is manifest in the influences of the Spirit? - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Even from a very early age, I knew I didn't want to miss out on anything life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous. - Nicole Kidman
As we look ahead into the future, leaders will be those who serve others, actively listen, and daily empower. - Farshad Asl
She had stars in her eyes and galaxies in her veins - Rosie Perry
The beauty of shadow comes from the beauty of light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
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
He was a living dead man. According to official records he had died, not once, but twice. yet he still breathed - Matt Hilton
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 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
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
Who would ever know the greater graces of comfort and perserverance, mercy and forgiveness, patience and courage, if no shadows fell over a life? - Ann Voskamp
Mysteriously, almost unaccountably, my family had ended up in the trees, sort of like the Swiss Family Robinson. - Richard Preston
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....
That frontier operated as a rough and ready homeostatic device; the more a state pressed its subjects, the fewer subjects it had. The frontier underwrote popular freedom. - James C. Scott
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
Anyone can do whatever they want in life, this is our world to play in. - Chad Hofmann
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
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
Word is a shadow of a deed. - Democritus
Consider an achievement accidental if it is not coupled with modesty. Because if the achiever had endeavoured for it, it would certainly have killed their pride. - Raheel Farooq
I had a dream I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep. - Stan Laurel
I had rather have a fool make me merry, than experience make me sad. - William Shakespeare
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten. - Neil Gaiman
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
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
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
I thought I had an appetite for destruction, but all I wanted was a club sandwich. - Matt Groening
Make me a shadow on the wall. - Kate Griffin
Happiness is a fantasy that real people know doesn't exist. - Angel M.B. Chadwick
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
Spring is the time of the year, when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade. - Charles Dickens
Ik kwam er achter dat ik er mijn hele leven heus niet naar had verlang om te leven - als wat anderen doen tenminste leven genoemd kan worden - maar wel om mezelf te kunnen uitdrukken. - Henry Miller
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
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
SMS love Esfahani : ege gonjish peridan yadesh bered . ege shirin farhad yadesh bered . ege mahi darya yadesh bered . man puli in ye smsa ke be shuma dadama yadam nimired !!!! - m-r
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 and took him In !From the poem " Outwitted - Edwin Markham
The distance between you and the door when you have had enough of your spouse is love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Some live life passionately, some live just to be alive, while some are already dead and are waiting for it to be official. Live your life to the fullest so your legacy won't ever die. - Farshad Asl
People whose dancing have brought joy to our hearts are born once in a century. We had MJ. - Paul Bamikole
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 keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached. - Sara Sheridan
Moreover, most people, assuming they had not altogether abandoned religious observances, or did not combine them naively with a thoroughly immoral way of living, had replaced normal religious practice by more or less extravagant superstitions. - Albert Camus
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
Accounts are not quite settled between us," said she, with a passion that equaled my own. "I can love, and I can hate. You had your choice. You chose to spurn the first; now you must test the other. - Arthur Conan Doyle
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
Some patient dogs had waited a long time for the fatest bone to come, but the impatient had gone to scavenge for the little it could see. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Trust had become a commodity that few could afford. - Kimberly Derting
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
I bet all I had on a thing called love; guess in the end it wasn't enough. And it's hard to watch you leave right now; I'm gonna have to learn to let you go somehow. - Carrie Underwood
My memories of my time in high altitude astronomy indicate that there were no oxygen concentration monitors or alarms in the areas that liquid nitrogen was in use at the high altitude astronomical facilities where I had worked. - Steven Magee
Human kind has always been in the shadows of each other since its persistence of social interventional among the large groups of human societies. - Het Desai
It's still horrible to wish the worst on anyone. I'm sure she had her reasons. Maybe people hurt her feelings, the same way I was hurt. A single word can feel like a rock being thrown at you. - Alice Hoffman
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
Philosophy and the subjects known as 'humanities' are still taught almost as if Darwin had never lived. No doubt this will change in time.
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. - John Wilmot
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. - William Shakespeare
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 victimisation, I saw, was universal. It didn't depend on poverty, on lack of education or on tradition. It didn't depend on any of the things I had thought it depended on. Men took it everywhere with them. - Tsitsi Dangarembga
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
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
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
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
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. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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’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
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
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
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
The wars we haven't had saved many lives. - William Stafford
I never had any problem with my heart, till I met you! - Shadi Kamal Kandil
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
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
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
Even if God had created us, He would never have admitted it. - George Hammond
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
The wide awake man seizes opportunities or makes them, and thus those who are widest awake usually come to the front. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether. - Jorge Luis Borges
Every Day is Canada Day for new Canadians - Maureen Haddock
Psalm 91My Refuge and My Fortress91:1 He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.2 I will say to the Lord, My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust. - LaNina King
...there was alienation in the standing consciousness that his squareness would not fit the round hole that had been prepared for him. - Thomas Hardy
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
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveler, who takes a rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way - Anonymous
The curly red lines across the African deserts had the fascination of a magnet, and I hoped fervently that the pioneers who were writing their names over the blank spaces, would leave just one small desert for me. - Rosita Forbes
Do not live WITH what you had done...Live FOR what you have to do. - RD
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
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
The shadows have both been my refuge and my repulse. - Anthony Liccione
My soul remembered him, my heart connected with him but time had separated him from wanting me right now. - Nikki Rowe
The life you wish you had will come by working like you never have. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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)
What one does is what counts. Not what one had the intention of doing. - Pablo Picasso
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
That mine adversary had written a book. - Bible
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year. - Albert Einstein
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
Shades of gray. Even if our colors are bright, as long as we stay silent, we are like a gray mouse. In praise of our speaking out. - Lara Biyuts
My eyes always keep searching,for something inexpressible,above the far away sky.I long to get lost,inside the evening-twilight.Silence always tickles me —in a strange way;I meet mein the time between sunset and darkness. - Khadija Rupa
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down. I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught. - Georgia O'Keeffe
presidents, when not outright telling lies, feel obliged to shade the truth most of the time. This is called politics; when a president lies successfully, he is called a statesman. - Gore Vidal
Had I known that coffee could taste so good, I would have gotten drunk on it every day. - Rabih Alameddine
Thought: everyone had their own thought, but those who writes had their own view and people make several views on that one view. Its not fair, he who thinks only can describe what the reality is not by others. - Nutan Bajracharya
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
Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice slave of religious fanaticism slave of barbarity and inhumanity. - Saadat Hasan Manto
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
How do you choose your books?' my friends had asked. Less than a week into my project, I can now tell them the beginning of the truth. I don't always choose the books, I'll say. Sometimes the books choose me. - Sara Nelson
I've taken care of it," I saidMy father looked at me, shocked.Then I realized "taken care of" had a very specific meaning in his line of work."No, no, I mean he's gone. - Gordon Korman
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
When you write things down, they sometimes take you places you hadn't planned. - Melanie Benjamin
Perhaps women were once so dangerous they had to have their feet bound. - Maxine Hong Kingston
Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories. - John Wilmot
To reveal the beauty of life, let your tears wash away the shadows of darkness. - Debasish Mridha
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
You can seize away my opportunities but never the passion that I possess. - Harshada Pathare
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
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
As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
Most world religions denounced war as a barbaric waste of human life. We treasured the teachings of these religions so dearly that we frequently had to wage war in order to impose them on other people. - Jon Stewart
Annie Taliaferro had that hammerhead look about her, like a breachy range cow, or a bunch-quitting steer. - Clifton Adams
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
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
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
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 God had a wife, He would be in trouble too if He dodged His chores. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I considered the case and realized that if something can exist in opinion without existing in reality, or exist in reality without existing in opinion, the conclusion is that of the two parallel lives, only opinion is necessary not reality, which is only a secondary consideration. - Machado de Assis
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
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 Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in dark rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive electronic music. - Marcus Bridgstocke
Of all the queer sources of romance, ours lay in the discovery that each was an addict of Boswell's Life of Johnson. H.E.G. had a first edition of the Journey to the Hebrides, which I coveted mightily. Why not acquire the book honorably, marry the man, and have it around the house? - Beatrice Fairfax
The evils arising from the loss of her uncle were neither trifling nor likely to lessen; and when thought had been freely indulged, in contrasting the past and the present, the employment of mind and dissipation of unpleasant ideas which only reading could produce made her thankfully turn to a book. - Jane Austen
She had a very inconvenient heart. It always insisted on feeling things ever so deeply. - John Mark Green
She looked away. Her attitude seemed to suggest that she had finished with him, and would be obliged if somebody would come and sweep him up. - P.G. Wodehouse
I Remember Years Ago, Someone Told Me I Should Take Caution When it Comes to Love, I DidSo Tell Them All I Know NowShout it From the RooftopsWrite it On the Sky LineAll We Had Is Gone NowTell Them I Was Happyand My Heart is BrokenAll My Scars Are OpenTell Them What I Hoped Would BeImpossible - Shontelle
In the sinking sand,where we’ve come to rest,have I had a hand in your loneliness? - Joanna Newsom
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.
Life is not just black and white, there are a million shades in between. - Hanif Hassan Barbhuiya
If we had a penny for each time God smiled at us, we would all be billionaires. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
He did not care upon what terms he satisfied his passion. He had even a mad, melodramatic idea to drug her. - W. Somerset Maugham
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
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
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 I had succumbed to peer pressure I would still be trolloping about society as a male and probably have just offed myself by now. - Natalie de Clare
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
Writing well means never having to say, 'I guess you had to be there.' - Jef Mallett
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
There's something about each of my books that I'm really proud of, and there's something about each of my books that I cringe over. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
Before publishers' blurbs were invented, authors had to make their reputations by writing. - Laurence J. Peter
SARCOPHAGUS, n. Among the Greeks a coffin which being made of a certain kind of carnivorous stone, had the peculiar property of devouring the body placed in it. The sarcophagus known to modern obsequiographers is commonly a product of the carpenter's art. - Ambrose Bierce
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
It will be awesome, if the people had the chance all stuff which surround them to see them as larger as possible so to be differences like you are a mice or something like this.... - I'm sure that people will see stuff which as normal size everything they won't see! - Deyth Banger
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
He looked at me, that first day, like he had just found something he’d lost a thousand years ago. - Jennifer Elisabeth
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it. - Mark Twain
It was all a matter of timing," she says. "My train was late that day. The day I saw you drop your notebook. Had it been on schedule we never would have met. Maybe we were never meant to. It was a possibility, one of thousands, and not inevitable, the way some things are. - Erin Morgenstern
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
So lately, been wonderingWho will be there to take my placeWhen I'm gone, you'll need love To light the shadows on your face. - The Calling
"All say, 'How hard it is to die' - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live. - Mark Twain
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
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
If you want something you have never had, you must do something you have never done. - Isra Sravenheart
Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you've had a bunch of bad days and there's different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music. - Taylor Swift
Whenever I use to think of others, I had to sacrifice myself...., Its called life in earth where you had to think a lot to do or not to do, the things you like or dislike..... - Nutan Bajracharya
Never cut down a tree whose shade you might need tomorrow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
Easy enough to dismiss others' problems when you had none of your own. - Elizabeth Aston
If the rock band U2 had been born in Orange County, California, would they have become just another church worship band? - Steve Turner
I sometimes get hassled for using the term "fat" but I also use the term "crazy" to describe myself and I'm fine with that because I'm taking those words back. I'm also taking "sexy" back because, frankly, Justin Timberlake has had it too long and he doesn't even need it. - Jenny Lawson
No human being will ever know the truth, for even if they happened to say it by chance, they would not know they had done so. - Xenophon
Windows 10 could only have been a worse experience if I had paid for it! - Steven Magee
Be the hero of your own story. You are born to turn you mess into a message and the test into a testimony. - 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
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
Wanita cerdas bisa menghadapi cecunguk mana pun dengan anggun. - Francisca Todi
I am a lover born to love each part and parcel of the universe with my deep intense emotions. I love to connect with the world and each connection enriches my existence as it blends in my identity. - Harshada Pathare
The K-T impact had no evident long-lasting effect on the redwoods. It's possible that, after the impact, the redwoods sprouted up from the remains of their root systems, rising up in fairy rings in a ruined world ... - Richard Preston
If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble.
What a man Balzac would have been if he had known how to write. - Gustave Flaubert
Man is not defiled by his impurities. It is the other man pointing out his impurities to him, whom he is defiled by. Is there anything anyone can do, to become righteous, anyway? God made us impure. If he had a problem with that, He would have made us gods, instead. - C. JoyBell C.
It is all too common for caterpillars to become butterflies and then to maintain that in their youth they had been little butterflies. Maturation makes liars of us all. - George E. Vaillant
There are no worse oppressors than those who have been oppressed themselves for they will justify all means of self-preservation, including persecution and oppression of others, to the extent of, and worse than that which they had endured. This will weigh heavily on the souls of future generations. - H.N.Ellessy
Yvette had never talked about her marriage - she was a smart girl, and she knew you had no right to complain about someone you got all the way to the altar with. You made that choice, even if you were a child when you did it, and the marriage vow was sacred. - Maile Meloy
By the time I had complete my 22nd year, I was a new man - an atheist. - Béla Bartók
Around the circle eyes began to glisten as Carol's awe of the Gospel laid bare the shame of those of us whose senses had been dulled to its wonder. - Barbara Hughes
After reading some of my stories, I once had a friend say to me, "I'd love to spend five minutes in your head to see what's going on in there." I warned them, "If you spent five seconds in my mind you'd probably run out screaming and never speak to me again. - Mark W. Boyer
I've had it with these cheap sons of bitches who claim they love poetry but never buy a book. - Kenneth Rexroth
Literature simply becomes richer after you've been fired, rejected, stranded, or had to change a few midnight diapers. - Christian Bauman
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
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. - James M. Barrie
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
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
The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
Still, he couldn’t reconcile with the way he felt every time their eyes met, a feeling he had never forgotten that resonated with his very being. - Jennifer Silverwood
It had been agreed between them that lighted candles at wayside inns, in strange countries amid mountain scenery, gave the evening meal a peculiar poetry. - Henry James
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
I had the good fortune and opportunity to come home and to tell the truth; many soldiers, like Pat Tillman… did not have that opportunity. The truth of war is not always easy. The truth is always more heroic than the hype. - Jessica Lynch
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
WHEN I WAS LOST IN DARKNESS,I FELT MYSELF LIKE ARMLESS,MY HEART BECOME HOPELESS,ALL I HAD WAS MY WEAKNESS,TILL I FIND MORNING BRIGHTNESS - merlin8thomas
I want my list of works to be lean and mean and everything was urgent and had to be done. Nothing to play the market. My family’s had to suffer for that, that I haven’t done commercial jobs just to bring home the bacon. - Josh Alan Friedman
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.
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 have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth. - Umberto Eco
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 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
"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."
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
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
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
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
One gets recurrent thoughts about things he had insisted upon and about matters he formed opinions! - Dada Bhagwan
I like to watch the news, because I don't like people very much and when you watch the news ... if you ever had an idea that people were really terrible, you could watch the news and know that you're right. - Frank Zappa
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
The mystery that surrounded how their souls were tied, would certainly make a great read in decades to come, but for the time being though, they had to surrender and observe, as destiny played chess with their lives, eager to prevent them from running away from it. - Pertunia Lehoka
Your enormous soul had so many choices of who it could show up as. It chose you. - Jacob Nordby
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
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
We would not be who we are today if it had not been for the lives that we have lived. - Desmond Bournon
Words. I had always loved them. I collected them, like I had collected pretty stones as a child. - Kate Forsyth
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal - Woody Allen
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
The platypus, as it turns out, derives its DNA from a menagerie of creatures. When its genome was fully decoded, it was found only to be 80% mammalian, and had genes found previously only in reptilian, bird, amphibian, and fish DNA. - B.C.CHASE
Led Zep played with light and shade, ear-splitting noise and echoing quiet. They could do it all. - Quinton Skinner
Our current bittersweet relationship with our sleep hasn’t had a long history. - Pawan Mishra
The seeds we sow today will grow to serve as shades for weary travellers tomorrow - Nike Thaddeus
I feel about my dogs now, and all the dogs I had prior to this, the way I feel about children—they are that important to me. When I have lost a dog I have gone into a mourning period that lasted for months. - Mary Tyler Moore
If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry. - Dave Barry
Life is magical. If life had no magic, it would be tragic. - Debasish Mridha
I'm glad we don't have to play in the shade.
He had a body that begged to be painted…with chocolate. - L.G.A. McIntyre
I had to learn to live without you and I couldn't make sense of it, because I left so much of me inside of you. - Robert M. Drake
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
Don't depend on anyone too much. Even your shadow leaves when it's dark. - Anonymous
literature was the best plaything that had ever been invented to make fun of people. - Gabriel García Márquez
When you start living under the shadow of somebody, you lose your own personality and your own passions. - Balroop Singh
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
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
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
But no sooner had morning broken than he took hold of his whip and ceremoniously stepped out to address his slaves. Each blow was liberating, it was like unshaking proof of the great lie of God’s existence. - Juhani Peltonen
To lose the only creature in all his world who ever had manifested love and affection for him was the greatest tragedy he had ever known. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
She had never felt so light of heart and it seemed to her as though her body were a shell that lay at her feet and she pure spirit. Here was Beauty. - m. somerset maugham
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
Success and failure can both make you lose appetite and concentration, don't let it bother or over-excite you, just think them away as a mere thing that had just happened, and get along with your life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
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
I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.David - Jeana Kendrick
Dear God, she was getting turned on in the middle of a roadside emergency. This had to stop. - Miranda Liasson
If for every well-intended prayer uttered in hopes of making the world a better place, there was instead a good deed accomplished, the world might look as though those prayers had been answered. - David G. McAfee
I 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
Don't try to rush things: for the cup to run over, it must first be filled. - Antonio Machado
Que grande vantagem o recordar intrasigentemente!Agora tenho pena de nunca mais ter visto a outra raparigaE tenho pena de nem sequer ter olhado para esta(...)Porque todas as recordações são a mesma recordação,Tudo o que foi é a mesma morte,Ontem, hoje, quem sabe se até amanhã? - Álvaro de Campos
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
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
My mother said my father had a drop of dragon blood.Two drops. That, or a cock six feet long. - George R.R. Martin
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
If you love three people at the same time, choose the first one, because if there was a 4th or 5th one, you might still fall for them. - Emmanuel Aghado
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
If Paul Revere had been a modern day citizen, he wouldn't have ridden down Main Street. He would have tweeted. - Alec Ross
"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
So I figured I'd leave the area, because I had no ties there anyway except for this girl I was seeing. We had conflicting attitudes: I really wasn't into meditating and she wasn't really into being alive. I told her I knew when I was going to die because my birth certificate has an expiration date. - Steven Wright
His mother's words faded to myth, concocted by a gentle soul to delight the imagination of a boy.Until one day, they were no longer a myth. One day, he would wish he had never heard them at all because they spelled his happiness--and his eternal sorrow. - Natalia Marx
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
The row was actually about everything in creation, but it had for its subject of the moment the boy's mustache. - Kurt Vonnegut
Life gave me lemons, then I met you and you had Vodka. Now my life is a party. - anmol gandhi
You don't have to be the most educated or the most experienced to start the journey, but the most willing to out-learn and out-work everyone around you. - Farshad Asl
The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way. - Henry David Thoreau
Those who incessantly underestimate people will one day experience an incident that would make them want to plead everyone they had offended in the world. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It takes wisdom to know when you've had enough, strength to make the decision and determination to see it through. - Seraphine Abrams
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
she had known the consequences when she took off, but for whatever reason, she left anyway. - -Garcia Stohl
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
Vision with action and commitment can change the world, but without action it's just a dream, and without commitment it's a nightmare. - Farshad Asl
At the end of the day, you're only as good as the shadow that was left in the morning. - Aspen Copper
Some of you may not like what I had to say, but these are the things that I’ve noticed and believe should be said. - Auliq Ice
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
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
That was the thing about love in my time: that it had no rationale. - Aaron Thorpe, "On Loving Like a Human" Songs of my Selfie
She had the most beautiful awkwardness - Brandon Stanton
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
You may say what you want to, but in my opinion she had more sand in her than any girl I ever see; in my opinion she was just full of sand. - Mark Twain
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
Clearly he had his own strange way of judging things. I suspect he acquired it from the gospels. - Victor Hugo
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
If the nation had strong willpower people as party in opposition, then no person in ruling party could ever misuse own powerful position to cause pain to general population. - Anuj Somany
Don had made a fewer mistakes and learned from every one of them - Mario Puzo
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
Every situation you conquer, you find the strength, your never knew you had. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
The only real influence I've ever had is myself. - Edward Hopper
I had lots of good intentions but I wasted them on people who didn't deserve them... - Bellamkonda Avinash Babu
A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit. - Greek proverb
Like all wage slaves, he had two crosses to bear: the people he worked for and the people he worked with. - Stephen Vizinczey
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
She had lost all our memories for ever, and it was as though by dying she had robbed me of part of myself. I was losing my individuality. It was the first stage of my own death, the memories dropping off like gangrened limbs. - Graham Greene
The spirit of man is not a created being; it existed from eternity and will exist to eternity. Anything created cannot be eternal; and earth, water, ect., had their existence in an elementary state, from eternity." ~Joseph Smith, Jr., 2 July 1839 - Documentary History of the Church 3:387 - Joseph Smith Jr.
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
The man had a smooth voice, like velvet. I’m Detective Inspector Me. Unusual name, I know. My family were incredibly narcissistic. I’m lucky I escaped with any degree of humility at all, to be honest, but then I’ve always managed to exceed expectations. - Derek Landy
There is only one optimist. He has been here since man has been on this earth, and that is "man" himself. If we hadn't had such a magnificent optimism to carry us through all these things, we wouldn't be here. We have survived it on our optimism.
You don't understand. I could have had class. I could have been a contender. - Budd Schulberg
It was unhealthy to get too attached. Such things were best reserved for people who had a life expectancy - Matthew S. Williams
Erfarenheten med X hade lärt mig att man inte kan leva genom andra, man kan inte och får inte heller. - Christer Kihlman
Inspiration awakens our creativity, enables us to do the impossible, and improves our mental efficiency. It fires up the soul. - Farshad Asl
Why? How had this otherwise sensible woman who had only met Beamabeth as a screaming purple blob fallen under her spell? Or had Beamabeth slipped immaculate into the world, petal-cheeked and smiling amidst gleaming golden curls? - Frances Hardinge
I had a love affair with life, and as is the custom, I will lose, but will regain a greater love with my heavenly Father. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds, Cumberland Presbyterian
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. - Sir Francis Bacon
I don't understand the sizes anymore. There's a size zero, which I didn't even know that they had. It must stand for: 'Ohhh my God, you're thin.' - Ellen DeGeneres
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
God’s Word tells us that God has spoken of old in many portions and in many ways through His servants concerning His heart’s desire and that He loves us. But man did not understand. Therefore, God had to personally come to this world and become a man. This man is Jesus, the Christ, whom we know. - Watchman Nee
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
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
U međumuslimanskim sukobima nema pobjednika. - Mithad Ćeman
I had rather be right than be President. - Henry Clay
Yea, though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, i will fear no evil, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me... Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me throughout the rest of my life and i will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. - Bible
Abraham Lincoln and Millard Fillmore had the same title. They were both presidents of the United States, but their tenure in office and their legacy could not be more different. - Barack Obama
If any young man reads this Book aright, he becomes large-hearted. He cannot hold his soul within the narrow bound of his ribs, but his great heart looks out to see where it can scatter benefits. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
They hadn't much faith in travel, nor a great belief in a change of scene as a panacea for spiritual ills; they were simply glad to be going. - Zelda Fitzgerald
Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place. - Hal Lancaster
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
I'm a level 5 vegan, I don't eat anything that casts a shadow. - Matt Groening
I spent all the money I had, to get the sacred books of my life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Without the sun, there is no shadow; without the Son, there is only shadow. - Anthony Liccione
Love it the way it is. - Thaddeus Golas
Business is win-win, everything else shades into crime. - Stefan Emunds
Living in the shadows is cold... know this before you go living there. - Deyth Banger
If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. - Jay Leno
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We had the experience but missed the meaning. - T.S. Eliot
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope and that was him. - Yuvika Mathur
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
We should have had socialism already, but for the socialists. - George Bernard Shaw
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
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
Some men would not still be HIV negative or alive, if they had managed to sleep with some of the women with whom they want or wanted to have sex. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
He never went to war, yet he emerged from the smog and shadows victorious. - Asghar Abbas
He had never been a religious person. Even as a child he had found the notion of an omnipotent creator who punished his crations inconsistently for minor infractions of a vaguely defined moral code to be unthinkable to anyone with an ounce of sense. - Michael Thomas Ford
All girls who seemed to have everything going for them. And decided they had nothing. - Sasha Grey
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!
Forever echoed in their favor. "Never say never", she said softly. For you see, Forever had never heard of Never. - Shannon L. Alder
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awake, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The lesson of Buffett was: To succeed in a spectacular fashion you had to be spectacularly unusual. - Michael Lewis
There have been men before now who got so interested in proving the existence of God that they came to care nothing for God Himself. As if the Good Lord had nothing better to do than exist! - C.S. Lewis
Mark 12:34When Jesus saw that he had answered wisely, he said to him, 'You are not far from the Kingdom of God. - Anonymous
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.
For excellent health and a good skin color, I recommend that people sit next to a shady ultraviolet transmitting window when indoors. - Steven Magee
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
Why would that woman shoot me? We had dinner reservations later! - Günter Vogler
...the state of Virginia had turned down twenty-one thousand women for admission to state colleges in 1970 while not turning away a single man... - Meg Waite Clayton
I'm not here to grant you the extraordinary love you never had for yourself. I'm here, on my own accord, to love you. So that when you stare into my mirror eyes, you may see how extraordinary you are. - Kamand Kojouri
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
Sex was the main component of her thoughts now. But love - and her desperate longing for it - had vanished from her heart like a migraine after a painkiller. - Augustine Sam
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
A girl is not a predictable book but is a closed diary - ashadnan
Perhaps the god who had made the Cat People intended them as a joke. They had schools, but no education; politicians but no government; people, but no personal integrity; faces, but no concept of face. One had to admit that their god had gone a little too far with his little joke. - Lao She
Had I really succeeded at anything else, I might never have found the determination to succeed in the one arena where I believed I truly belonged. - J.K. Rowling
She was conscious that the things she did were the things she had always wanted to do. - Zelda Fitzgerald
... 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
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
I've had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened. - Mark Twain
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
Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. - Thomas Paine
Sometimes living in the shadows is the only thing you can do to help a friend. Dont worry when the sun shines people will see you were always there to guide them through the pain. - Royal Cromwell
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
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
If you want innovation, growth, and culture, invest in people, not technology. Technology can't lead, love, or connect. - Farshad Asl
Life is a Rainbow of many shades and colours... - k.j. force
Within her presence, I had once been usedto feeling—trembling—wonder, dissolution;but that was long ago. Still, though my soul,now she was veiled, could not see her directly,by way of hidden force that she could move,I felt the mighty power of old love. - Dante Alighieri
With warning hand I mark time's rapid flightFrom life's glad morning to its solemn nightYet through God's love, I also showThere's light above me by the shade below. - Ralph Greenleaf Whittier
Suddenly I felt that determination well up, which had helped me to accomplish things in the past, even when I was only six years old. - Gisela Hausmann "Naked Determination 41 Stories About Overcoming Fear"
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
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 of attitude. - Katherine Mansfield
It is a Blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough to stand by his own convictions - Robert Ingersoll
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.
He wanted more, as did I, but we still had a ways to go. I wasn’t a tease and my demands seemed pretty reasonable: always be honest and try not to eat me. ~ Sam, Living Violet - Jaime Reed
If we had to earn our age by thinking for ourselves at least once a year, only a handful of people would reach adulthood. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I’ve always had a lifelong interest in spirit. I was an 8-year-old boy an 8-year-old adorable little boy. I just understood my grandfather had a ‘knowingness.’ I didn’t know the word psychic then. (during interview with Sam Liebowitz on the Conscious Consultant Hour) - John B. Muciaccia
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
Like the shadow of deathThe residue of heartbreakAlways lingers in the backgroundWith its darkness threatening to consume you - Nomzamo Nhlumayo
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
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
She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also true that when it came to trying to please in matters that weren't crucial to her, that didn't compromise her sense of things, she had been dishonest? - Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera
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
I made dangerous choices in those years, thinking myself bold and adventurous. Later I would come to understand that I hadn't been daring at all, just driven by confusion and hormones. The person capable of true daring, I knew now, possessed two admirable qualities: curiosity and courage. - Alice Steinbach
He realized without being aware of it that he had had the possibility to know her, before had he known her? but now that had changed. The possibility was gone. Now no one would know her unless she herself willed it. And there was nothing quite like the will he sensed in her now. - Amanda Coplin
People often speak of hell, not wanting to go there, avoiding it..etc. I never had that problem because hell is a state of mind. Look around you; rape, murder, wars, hatred, envy...my friend; you're already there!! - Sandra Chami Kassis
In this world everything changes except good deeds and bad deeds; these follow you as the shadow follows the body. - Bhikkhu Bodhi
He had golden-brown hair, the most vivid baby-blue eyes, and a body that belonged on the cover of Men’s Health magazine. Her gaze roamed over his broad shoulders and down his chest. - Lia Davis
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
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
They say (she had read somewhere) that no one ever disappears, up in the atmosphere, stratosphere, whatever you call space--atoms infinitely minute, beyond conception of existence, are up there forever, from the whole world, from all time. - Nadine Gordimer
When failing spectacularly the trick is to employ an inverted Schadenfreude. Take ownership of your misfortune. - Dean Cavanagh
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
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
The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo. - Terry Pratchett
Love was that way. You could not render it in black or white. It always came down to the strange, blended shades of grey. - Jodi Picoult
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
As the four girls were taking her father's life, she had tried to rush onto the stage. But two old university janitors held her down and whispered into her ear that she would lose her own life if she went. - Liu Cixin
There is a big difference between motion and action. Just because you get out of bed doesn't mean you are making progress. Taking action requires decisiveness, dedication, and clear direction. - Farshad Asl
Have you noticed ... that he actually hadn't made any promises to you? - Janie Chang
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
Difficult but worth it-- that's how my mother had once describe life with Omi. - Kamila Shamsie
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
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
When you look back at that relationship you didn't think you could live without and realize had you stayed in it, you'd be some comfortable loser, sitting on the couch with another comfortable loser, instead of being the dope motherfucker you are today. - Darnell Lamont Walker
What fearful shapes and shadows beset his path amidst the dim and ghastly glare of a snowy night! - Frederick Simpson Coburn
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
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
When I first tried a sensory deprivation tank, people thought I had lost my mind. In fact, I had found it. - Ryan Lilly
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
I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn't a professional, the knife had butter on it. - Rodney Dangerfield
In past wars only homes burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even loneliness ignites.In past wars only bodys burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even shadows ignite. - Sahir Ludhianvi
If God hadn't rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world. - Gabriel García Márquez
... but she was also bewilderingly lonely... Abra had lost her gift for being alone. - John Steinbeck
She is so distinct to me, it's as though I had run my hands all over her. - Franz Kafka
If language had been the creation, not of poetry, but of logic, we should only have one. - Friedrich Hebbel
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
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
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
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
We were two throats and one eye and we had no price. - Toni Morrison
I should never make anything of a fisherman. I had not got sufficient imagination - Jerome K. Jerome
I think, your shadow don't leave in darkness. In fact, it gets as close as you that there is no difference between you and your shadow. At that time you both exists as one. Shadows never leave. Real love & friends are like shadows, they never leave you and always there. Not even in your dark days. - Qasim Chauhan
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
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
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
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
In the shade of words sits life itself. - Aisha Mirza
I dream of being there,Where the skies lie below,Clouds flow like the endless river,Where all the divinity is before me, with me,And in the shadows yet above all,Above all who choose to hide,I run along the stars,Wake up the ever-glowing sky,And sleep to the sound of the universes beating heart... - Mrinalini Mitra
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
Pam wasn't what Gloria would have called a friend, just someone she had known for so long that she had given up trying to get rid of her. - Kate Atkinson
Every successful person has had to overcome the fear of failure. - Debasish Mridha
We had the experience but missed the meaning. And approach to the meaning restores the experience in a different form. - T.S. Eliot
I Love the Smell of Success in the Shadows of Failure - Ayyaz Ameer Mayo
The rat had no morals, no conscience, no scruples, no consideration, no decency, no milk of rodent kindness, no compunctions, no higher feeling, no friendliness, no anything - E.B. White
Your Brain is most Precious FACTORY in the World Because, It MANUFACTURES Thoughts - Fahad Rashiq
God really must have had a sense of humor, because if I had to name my biggest turn-on, it was literature. And he had just recommended a book that I didn’t know, that wasn’t taught in school. If I were single, there would be no better pick-up line. - Kody Keplinger
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. - Walter Scott
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
The coolly logical part of her brain noted almost sardonically that Edilio had a superpower after all: being Edilio. - Michael Grant
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one. - Groucho Marx
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
I rouse Emily to our guests, as she finishes off our fifteenth snowman by setting the head atop its torso. She stands limp at my direction, pointing out the coming shadows and I cannot help but hear a muffled sigh as she decapitates her latest creation with a single push of her hand. - Nathan Reese Maher
We've all had our moments of weakness, and if we manage to get through today without any, we'll be sure to have some tomorrow. - José Saramago
Look in Kego’s defense he was only Nine and a half when he took command of the ship and she had been put way off course by her captain and you lot would all be dead if it wasn’t for him.Jenny Smith In The Navigator by - Steve Merrick
By the time we've made it, we've had it. - Malcolm Forbes
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)
Skies are crying,I am watching,Catching teardrops in my hands.Only silence, as it's ending,Like we never had a chance.Do you have to make me feelLike there's nothing left of me? - Demi Lovato
And he writhed inside at what seemed the cruelty and unfairness of the demand. He had not yet learned that if you do one good deed your reward usually is to do another and harder and better one. - C.S. Lewis
Oh, treacherous night! thou lendest thy ready veil to every treason, and teeming mischief's beneath thy shade. - Aaron Hill
Its hardness and solidity had been an odd kind of comfort. Do not wish for anything. Be and endure. The Old African had learned that enduring was power too, and just as he had been drawn to the boulder, so the slaves, after a while, were drawn to him. - Julius Lester
Enriched vocabularies someone had (and used) are produced by a boundless wondrous mind. Sometime with a non mediocre experience also. - Nin
If I had a choice, if I had understood earlier that the reason my days were all the same was because I wanted them like that, perhaps... - Paulo Coelho
yes, I have feelingsand no, I’m not afraid of themnot even the shadowy onesthat you’d rather ignorei gather them inwelcome them homegive them space to breatheand light them on glorious firejust to seewhat might be illuminatedwhile they burn - Jeanette LeBlanc
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'd wanted to mend her just like his mother had mended his favorite teddy bear when his arm had come loose after too much play. He offered her his pudding cup instead. - Brooke Warra
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
My Muse sits forlornShe wishes she had not been bornShe sits in the coldNo word she says is ever told. - Stevie Smith
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
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
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
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
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
A year from now you may wish you had started today. - Karen Lamb
Being our best involves walking away from every situation with less than what we had when we encountered it because we left something behind in the exchange. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
I could feel the warmth of his presence as if a soft blanket had been wrapped around my soul, around my heart. It held me and protected me. It sheltered me and I knew I wasn’t alone anymore. - Colleen Houck
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
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 lost my innocence very young and it had nothing to do with sex. - Jennifer Elisabeth
He hadn't done it, and there was no point thinking about might-have-beens - Jo Graham
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.
Plato had slaves...George Washington had slaves... So, do I feel intrinsically better than these two men? Of course I do! They're dead!
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
Resurrection hope turned those who believed it into a counter-empire, an alternative society that knew the worst that tyrants could do and knew that the true God had the answer. - Bible Review
The things that are essential to salvation are so exceedingly simple that no child need sit down in despair of understanding the things which make for his peace. Christ crucified is not a riddle for sages, but a plain truth for plain people. True it is meat for men, but it is also milk for babes. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
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
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
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
We fought back with our music; it was the only weapon we had. - Michael Morpurgo
What I wanted to express very clearly and intensely was that the reason these people had to invent or imagine heroes and gods is pure fear. Fear of life and fear of death. - Frida Kahlo
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
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
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
[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
The day had begun to feel tinny: a pretend day, a dream day, that for some unaccountable reason she had to go on and on with as if it were real. - Sarah Waters
... tree has had a stroke, and its top dies. A redwood can deal with a stroke. It simply grows a new top in a few centuries. - Richard Preston
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
No m’lord. It wouldn’t be a secret army if we had seen it. My squire, who has not had the opportunity to be clearly informed about the presence of a secret army, has been ignorant of its existence. - Gary Edward Gedall
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
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
While the lecture itself was not bold, because my relationships were bold and intimate and risky, the lecture had impact. This experience taught me a powerful lesson about evangelism: the integrity of our relationships matters more than the boldness of our words. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy. - Thomas Carlyle
Most people can't understand why they want to read so much.Likeminded types understand that they wish they had more time to read. When studying famous intellects, a pattern emerges of phases of insatiable reading for several years followed by a personal transformation into great achievements. - Peter Rogers
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
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
IF PEOPLE ARE NOT LAUGHING AT YOUR GOALS, YOUR GOALS ARER TOO SMALL - Alex Haditaghi
There comes a time when one suddenly discovers that there will never be a time for the coming of the perfect person, or believe that God sends people from heaven, so one finds a random fellow, either righteous or unrighteous, excellent or Impaired, and in no time become what God had ordained. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
Everything I had to give went to my children, and though I loved them and my husband utterly, the drudgery of the day-to-day made it seem as if not love but coffee, my Toyota and sheer logistics were what propelled me through life. - Marcia DeSanctis
Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance. - Carl Sandburg
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
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
for the disproportionate fear that the statistically and historically minimal group of women who were both angry and had hairy legs have inculcated both in their detractors and in their wannabe-successors, we should salute them as often as possible - Nina Power
She had willed herself open to him and knew that the chemistry of love was all within her, her doing. Even his power to wound her with neglect was a power she had created and granted ... - John Updike
Do you really think all angels are sweet and gentle? You must have forgot that the front lines of the War in Heaven were littered with bold women that had something to say. - Shannon L. Alder
We live, oblivious of the reality that grief is an incessant stream that flows into our life time and again and brings all those boulders back, which we had discarded in the hope of never meeting again. - Balroop Singh
When I write, I try to represent the voices of people I've known who had no voice. - Carla H. Krueger
Funny enough, I sit on my porch all day, wave and smile at everyone. Some of them aren't sure, some smiles right back, some come back later and say; "This morning you made my day, had the best day all week, thank you for that!" Smile and wave, that's all it takes :) - Martin R. Lemieux
I heard death had a name, but I forgot what it was. - Anthony Liccione
Entrepreneurs persevere until it pays off. One good day can make up for an entire month, and one good month can make up for an entire year. Don't give up. The isn't over 'till it's over! - Farshad Asl
They say you just stand over there, he'll say thank you and you walk back off and that's what I thought was gonna happen, but in my head, I had for five or six years known that he was gonna call me over. - Ellen DeGeneres
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
He kissed and held her like it was the last time, but then again, he always did that, because there had always been that possibility of him losing her. - Daniele Lanzarotta
I had artistic classical training, and when you learn the classics for so many years, you might gain audacity, power and confidence to subvert everything. I am like the originals buffoons. I love the rules because I can break them. - Nuno Roque
No wonder the sky had to be blotted out by advertisements. The stars drowned with lights. If everyone could see beyond Coalition horizons, perhaps they'd see the titans of humanity for what they were: tiny creatures, smaller than insects, and in the scale of things, every bit as insignificant. - S.J. Kincaid
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. - Mahatma Gandhi
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
I've never had a humble opinion. If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it? - Joan Baez
If happiness always depended on what we had, then the richest would always be Glad, not Sad. - RVM
None of the shades of blue can paint the character of few men. - Pavitraa Parthasarathy
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
She was a coquette; he was sure she had a spirit of her own; but in her bright, sweet, superficial little visage there was no mockery, no irony. Before long it became obvious that she was much disposed towards conversation. - Henry James
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
Leopold, like most men of power and prestige, was not so much interested in listening to what others had to say as he was in having an audience. - Jeremy Robinson
It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.
when you are at the top you only see shadows and when your at the bottom you are blinded by the light but from the middle everything is pleasing... day and night - Robert Wesley Miller
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
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
Imagine that you are dying. If you had a terminal disease would you ­finish this book? Why not? The thing that annoys this 10-weeks-to-live self is the thing that is wrong with the book. So change it. Stop arguing with yourself. Change it. See? Easy. And no one had to die. - Anne Enright
Choosing the wrong way makes us feel different and ensured you to take right decision - Nitesh Nishad
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
He had drawn a derogatory statement from George. He felt safe now. - John Steinbeck
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it. - Desiderius Erasmus
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
Love cannot be hidden. It even shines in the darkest places." ~ , The Shadow Catcher's Daughter - Carla Olson Gade
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
You can't make your kids do anything. All you can do is make them wish they had. And then, they will make you wish you hadn't made them wish they had. - Marshall B. Rosenberg
And because his narrator was characterized above all by his anxiety regarding the disconnect between his internal experience and his social self-presentation, the more intensely the author worried about distinguishing himself from the narrator, the more he felt he had become him. - Ben Lerner
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
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
Era un pintor tan viejo que se le habían quedado calvos los pinceles.(He was such an old painter that his brushes had gone bald.) - Ramón Gómez de la Serna
What worries you masters you. - Haddon W. Robinson
Some people ate less food less often when they each had a home than they now do as hobos. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Back then: to be regarded as well-known, one had to be great. Today: to be regarded as great, one has to be well-known. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
nothing can block your light. what's for you will be yours even when shade is thrown - Alexandra Elle
A woman once drove me to drink, and I never had the decency to thank her. - Sir Winston Churchill
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
A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
Forget your past,Use your pain;Accept that pain,And Achieve the gain. - Nitesh Nishad
IMPRESSIONS Time brought a thousand impressions. Not one of them had I seen in the mirror of the imagination.(Anwar-i-Suhaili) - Idries Shah
In that instant he learned what jealousy was. He wanted to know the name of every other man she had ever looked at, whether they had touched her- and most especially where to find these men so that he could kill them.
If one speaks or acts with a cruel mind, misery follows, as the cart follows the horse... If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows, as a shadow follows its source. - the Dhammapada
We can aspire to anything, but we don't get it just 'cause we want it. I would rather spend my life close to the birds than waste it wishing I had wings. - Eli Attie
Love elevates the beauty of life. - Farshad Asl
You're the best gay friend I've ever had! - America talking to France
There are still some wonderful people left in this world! They are diamonds in the rough, but they're around! You'll find them when you fall down– they're the ones who pick you up, who don't judge, and you had to fall down to see them! When you get up again, remember who your true friends are! - C. JoyBell C.
People think we had a love-hate relationship. Well, I did not love him, nor did I hate him. We had mutual respect for each other, even as we both planned each other's murder. - Werner Herzog
There was a difference, I had decided, between knowing and believing. And I wanted both. - Laura Bickle
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. - William James
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
I turn my heart to the light and receive its beauty and nourishment. I turn my heart to the shadows as they reveal hues, shades and textures that contrast the light. I turn my heart to them both and embrace their gifts, for they have graced me with blessings untold. - Kristin Granger
Light is the shadow of god - Plato
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
Sooner or later in life, we will all take our own turn being in the position we once had someone else in. - Ashly Lorenzana
You could have died later on, you could have died after peace had been declared. But, in any case, you were going to die. - Paulo Coelho
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
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle - so all is peace.
I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. - Charles Lindbergh
Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it. - Antonio Machado
I really should talk to him. He's had a near-death experience!"We all have. It's called living."(Hogfather) - Terry Pratchett
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.
لا يمكن لاي مجتمع معظم افراده منشغلين في الامور الشخصيه والخاصه ......ان يتقدم إلا بالتركيز على الاهداف المشتركة والاستراتيجيه لهذا البلد. - Fahad Binjumah
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
Only your faith can make your fears go away. - Farshad Asl
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
A cheerful music is a powerful light for the shadows of sorrow! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Unrequited love is a ridiculous state that makes you try to convince your heart of something your mind knows is a lie! - Alex Haditaghi
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
Anytime you feel like you don't have any work to do, just look around. Look for what God had started doing and ask for his permission to assist him in doing it. - Israelmore Ayivor
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
The Five C's of Coaching: 1- Clarity 2- Communication3- Collaboration 4- Commitment 5- Culture - Farshad Asl
In Russia, as I sat there day after day wearing headphones, listening to the interpreter struggle to make our words relevant, I wondered if we could establish meaningful rapport with a nation that had never seen raisins dance in dark glasses on TV...never had a garage sale. - Erma Bombeck
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It's not love that you hate, it's the loved one who betrayed. - Syed Arshad
Punk had picked the locks, sluiced out into the grid. - Garth Risk Hallberg
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
God had conceived humans’ heterosexuals; until they start making initiatives. - M.F. Moonzajer
Teddy didn't really understand the attraction of the dark side for the young these days. Perhaps because they had never experienced it. They had been brought up without shadows and seemed determined to create their own. - Kate Atkinson
Here in the trees it was much easier to believe the absurdities that embarrassed me indoors. Nothing had changed in this forest for thousands of years, and all the myths and legends of a hundred different lands seemed much more likely in this green haze than they had in my clear-cut bedroom. - Stephenie Meyer
[A]s if enjoying a last, drawn-out supper, he sips on Alexandria's shadows. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
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
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
You might find it fade, but its just another shade.... - Mayank Sharma
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
Know that I loved you and that I belonged to you. And I wouldn't have had it any other way. - Mia Hollow
Every little bit of peace I bring someone is worth the peace I never had. - Chico Xavier
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.
My shadow is tired walking with me; but I have yet to be bored walking with myself, all by myself... - Munia Khan
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
Kisslikeyouneverhada past. - Brandon Villasenor
Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you. - Mary Tyler Moore
If you're going to be working, you might as well work with passion and give it all you've got. - Farshad Asl
I believe that when death closes our eyes we shall awaken to a light, of which our sunlight is but the shadow. - Arthur Schopenhauer
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
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
...I would want to spend it with you. Even if we had thousands of nights, I would want to spend every single one of them with you. - Daniele Lanzarotta
I had forgotten. Disgust shadows desire.Another life is never safely envied. - Robert Wells
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
A one-page breakthrough starts and avalanche. - Nancy K. Haddock
Do you remember when we learned how to fly? We'd play make-believe, we were young and had time on our side - Paradise Fears
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
If Scientists Like Einstein didn't exist, we wouldn't never know about the Universe - shady_N
He had become enveloped in the Indian Summer of the Soul. - O. Henry
She had conquered, but she had also necessarily lost much. Perhaps what she had lost was not worth keeping; but at any rate she had lost it. - William Dean Howells
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
Finally I was able to see that if I had a contribution I wanted to make, I must do it, despite what others said. That I was OK the way I was. That it was all right to be strong. - Wangari Maathai
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
Dreams disdain fine lines and finishing touches on landscapes they content themselves with thick but representative brushstrokes. - Machado de Assis
Every kind of relationship needs encouragement from both parties. Be it marriage, dating, friendship, enmity etc. - Nike Thaddeus
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
It is to the prodigals...that the memory of their Father's house comes back. If the son had lived economically he would never have thought of returning. - Simone Weil
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
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
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
When I didn't have friends, I had books. - Oprah Winfrey
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
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
Time can burn. Time can hurt. But it can also purify. It can chase away shadows. It can melt the coldest heart.
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
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 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
I haven’t had writer’s block. I think it’s because my process involves writing very badly. - Jennifer Egan
Wow, that was an expensive looking explosion! I can't believe we had that in the budget. - The Muppets (2011)
I had one elegantly folded cookie—a short paper nerve baked in an ear. - Lorrie Moore
I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year. - Bette Davis
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
When you speak of heaven, let your face light up... When you speak of hell well then, your everyday face will do. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
REMEMBERwhenever wherever you are.you're representing someone or something - Fahad Rashiq
A little politeness might smooth the way ahead. Knowing it was his turn to be dispatched, the best he could hope for was as swift a death as the one Massetti had so thanklessly received. - Victoria Lamb
I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away. - Mark Haddon
one captain, seizing the line-knife from his broken prow, had dashed at the whale, as an Arkansas duelist at his foe, blindly seeking with a six-inch blade to reach the fathom-deep life of the whale. That captain was Ahab. - Herman Melville
Wishes and fears are illusions, Dil Bahadur, not realities. You must practice detachment. - Isabel Allende
Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it. - Mark Twain
Even God would say"Finish the task you have undertaken". He would never recommend breaking her mother's heart, damaging her parents' lives. "Your mother and then your mother and then your mother," the Prophet had said, "and then your father." But what about her own life? What is to become of that? - Ahdaf Soueif
Words used to be all I had. Now even they have deserted me. - Trishna B. made it up myself
If I had an .MP3 of your heartbeat… I might actually get some sleep. - Jennifer Elisabeth
All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. - Terry Pratchett
Oh, that this too, too sullied flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew, Or that the Everlasting had not fixed. His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! - William Shakespeare
Prayer bends the omnipotence of heaven to your desire. Prayer moves the hand that moves the world. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
It was a year ago today your daughter went missing.’ Bagg had closed his eyes, feeling the death going on inside. - Cole Alpaugh
Because you thought love was just gonna be there. You weren't taught that it had to be made, it had to be mixed, kneaded, recycled. Over and over, you have to keep creating it. Over and over with everyone you love. Over and over. - Darnell Lamont Walker
I would love God even if he damned me, because he was so gracious to others. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It might well appear to Sir Walter that there had been no quarrel. It was often the case that gentlemen did not observe the signs. - Susanna Clarke
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
You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I love to chase my shadow to feel how it rests in the dark. - Munia Khan
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
Every story I've written was written because I had to write it. Writing stories is like breathing for me; it is my life. - Ray Bradbury
If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. - Arthur Goldberg
Pray the largest prayers. You cannot think a prayer so large that God, in answering it, will not wish you had made it larger. Pray not for crutches but for wings. - Phillips Brooks
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
I was coming home from kindergarten--well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves. - Ellen DeGeneres
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
There are times when I think that the ideal library is composed solely of reference books. They are like understanding friends—always ready to meet your mood, always ready to change the subject when you have had enough of this or that. - J. Donald Adams
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
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
...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
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.
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
My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call. - Cathy Guisewite
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
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
(on learning Westlife had beaten Oasis, U2 and The Beatles in an album chart battle in November 2006): There is no God. - Noel Gallagher
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
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
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
Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see -egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be read to fight the enemy you can see. - أبو حامد الغزالي
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
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
Blessed be His name that He has arranged that one Person of the Sacred Trinity should undertake this office of Comforter, for no man could ever perform its duties. We might as well hope to be the Savior as to be the Comforter of the heartbroken! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
We had parties that Nero would have been ashamed to attend
It was her eyes. Soft, meadow-shade eyes with frostbitten edges. Every glance casually held gossamer infinity. Every stare revealed inky black abyss with a hint of divinity. - Hubert Martin
When I lost you...my world darkened beyond any known shade of black, and the only light that I have seen since is you... - Tracey-anne McCartney
I'm supposed to a man who never blows his composureA boy trapped in a war, forced to be a soliderThe weight of the world just put on top of my shouldersBut if there's one thing I know for sureIt's that my mind has had its exposureAnd my emotional turmoil has finally had its closure - Tommy Tran
Which one of them would make you the most sad if you had to live your life without him? - Susan Meissner
Some memories seems to be so far away .. however it was just yesterday !! Others seem to be so clear ,, however it was years ago !! Actually it depends on how far we are from those who shared us those moments !! - Gehad Badr
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date. - Ann Richards
That we must all die, we always knew; I wish I had remembered it sooner. - Samuel Johnson
Link had to make the decision to save himself. - Joyce, T.S.
Luz's manner of speaking made it clear that she had no idea what she might say next. It wasn't that she made things up, strictly speaking--only that facts were merely a point of departure for her. - Daniel Alarcón
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
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
In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago. - Christina Rossetti
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
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
The greatest joy of a Christian is to give joy to Christ. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
You know, Watson, I don't mind confessing to you that I have always had an idea that I would have made a highly efficient criminal. --Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
I danced with my shadows until they became part of my light. - Jodi Livon
I have now concentrated all my prayers into one, and that one prayer is this, that I may die to self, and live wholly to Him. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
Jenny replied to this with a bitterness which might have surprized a judicious person, who had observed the tranquillity with which she bore all the affronts to her chastity; but her patience was perhaps tired out, for this is a virtue which is very apt to be fatigued by exercise. - Henry Fielding
If, of all words of tongue and pen,The saddest are, 'It might have been,'More sad are these we daily see:'It is, but hadn't ought to be. - Bret Harte
His mind scolded him for his stupidity and urged him to forget her but his heart had no justifications for its stand. It remained unmoved, its solidarity unaffected, its arrogance still holding. - Faraaz Kazi
Stephanie had no problem doing what shewas told, just so long as she was given a good reason why sheshould. - Derek Landy
I do not know anyone who has gotten to the top without paying the price. It takes an attitude of hard work, commitment and purpose. - Farshad Asl
Loneliness of heartIn the still of the night my heart doth cry out, who can hear it for time is far spent. In the darkness in the shadow of the depth I find isolation and fear... - M.I. Ghostwriter
When you think of the condition the world is in now you sometimes wish that Noah had missed the boat. - Fulton J. Sheen
We entertain God's Truth not as a guest but as master of the house. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If you must walk in someone's shadow make sure it's your own - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It was like he could take any emotion I had and make it ten times stronger. Which is great when it’s happiness but pretty darn awful if it’s anything sad. - Catherine Gilbert Murdock
If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
How would your life be different if you decided to live your dream instead of holding onto your nightmare? Let today be the day you free yourself from the fears that are holding you back and act upon the dream you've always had. - Steve Maraboli
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
The Shadow-maker shapes forever. - Lafcadio Hearn
Vid ett tillfälle var det ett ungt vårdbiträde som utan att tänka sig för sträckte ut sin hand när hon inte hade skyddshandskarna och tråkade hans tårar. - Jonas Gardell
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
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
Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows. - Helen Keller
She had not thought it would be so easy to slip into the old roles. Cambridge had changed her fundamentally and she thought she was immune. No one in her family, however, noticed the transformation in her, and she was not able to resist the power of their habitual expectations. - Ian McEwan
You’re here, I continued. At least you look as if you’re here. But maybe you aren’t. Maybe it’s just your shadow. The real you may be someplace else. Or maybe you already disappeared, a long, long time ago. I reach out my hand to see, but you’ve hidden yourself behind a cloud of probablys. - Haruki Murakami
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
Tell me what we had was real, I whisper. - Simone Elkeles
I burn, I shiver, out of this sun, into this shadow. - Virginia Woolf
The only instance where five purely-negative words had had a highly positive, motivational impact are Winston Churchill's, "Never, Never, Never, Never Give-up. - Nabil N. Jamal
Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it. - Thaddeus Golas
I prepared excitedly for my departure, as if this journey had a mysterious significance. I had decided to change my mode of life. "'til now," I told myself, "you have only seen the shadow and been well content with it; now, I am going to lead you into the substance."
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
Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade. - Rudyard Kipling
I would not be too surprised to see a flying horse; I would consider it as a gift of the evolution; but I would be very surprised if it had horseshoe sounds! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
...red sings like summer in the shadows, hot on my tongue... - Nell Grey
Berdayakanlah kemanusiaanmu...sebagai wujud manifestasi kekhalifaanmu di bumi.Lawanlah segala bentuk penindasan...sebagai wujud manifestasi kalimat syahadatmu... - A. Muhammad Ratno
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
Entrepreneurship is an art, you do it because you love it. - Farshad Asl
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
Viktor Frankl the Concentration camp survivalist said no matter how much mental or physical abuse had been given nobody could cause him to think about anything he didn't want to think about― - Bob Proctor
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 you are happy with your present time, you will look at your past with happy eyes even if you have had a sad past! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
You are exactly what God had in mind when He made you. - Gregory Boyle
Amy pulls away and looks into my face. Her pale skin is blotchy red, her eyes are veined and shadowed, and a shiny line of snot trickles from her nose to the top of her lip.She wipes her face and with her arm, smearing tears and mucus. She never looked more BEAUTIFUL to me. - Beth Revis
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship. - Dorothy Parker
...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
Ingrid søkte å friske henne ved å minne om hvor mangen glede de tre rett hadde hatt sammen; men da gikk det her som ofte at hver liten erindring fra de dager hvorover solskinnet leker, nu i sorgen smelter opp til tårer. - Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
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
Two wrongs' create an additional problem.'A wrong' plus 'A right' creates a remorse.'Two rights' create a solution. - Emmanuel Aghado
In spite of where we were, how we had gotten here and why we had come, I felt that at this moment of our lives, this place was exactly where we belonged. We were not drifting but rising, rising toward something right and of significance. - Dean Koontz
Leave mystery in your life. Give them a little and keep them wondering. If you reveal everything about yourself, people will lose interest. For as humans, we are curious creatures. We are more interested in the things lurking in the shadows than the things that are brought into the light. - Imania Margria
If I had to make a general rule for living and working with children, it might be this: be wary of saying or doing anything to a child that you would not do to another adult, whose good opinion and affection you valued. - John Holt
If you can't Change yourself,Don't Hope that other Will. - Fahad Rashiq
My decisions determine my destination long before I ever get there. And once I do get there, I suddenly realize this is not the destination I had in mind because what I had in mind was the fantasy that my denial had created verses the reality my choices crafted. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
She made the decision that her existence had lost its meaning. And you cannot judge that. - Jack Kevorkian
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
She hadn't chosen him over all the others. The truth was that she hadn't even thought about anyone else. - Paolo Giordano
The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes. - C. JoyBell C.
Winning requires a crystal clear vision, relentless passion and complete dedication with No Excuses. - Farshad Asl
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
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
It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy. - James Thurber
If you had the option to pray for me or fight with me, you better choose the fight. - Darnell Lamont Walker
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
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
You can call anyone you want a traitor as long as you're the one holding the pen. - Nihad Sirees
You are the sun, and I'm the moon. In your shadow I can shine. - Tokio Hotel
She had been nothing but a beloved bauble passed from a mother to a son, a decoration of vanity, devoid of identity. - D. Morgenstern
I remember my father, who had served in Vietnam, once talking to me about how real courage is when you're scared out of your mind but you do what you have to do anyway. I didn't feel very courageous at the moment. I felt like a small mouse in the mouth of a lion. - Anna M. Aquino
Life had broken her; just as it had broken him. But when they got together, their pieces became whole. And they continued on their journey, together, mended as one. - Steve Maraboli
I've never heard anyone say "I wish I hadn't forgiven. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
A friend is not the shadow that mimics you, but the one who casts all shadows away. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Scott, if your life had a face, I would punch it. I would punch your life in the face. - Brian Lee O'Malley
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
Your function as a critic is to show that it is really you yourself who should have written the book, if you had had the time, and since you hadn't you are glad that someone else had, although obviously it might have been done better. - Stephen Potter
Same thing now; my freedom had to be paired with availability, or else it became a disorder. - Sophie Fontanel
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
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
Every word that i utter had already been said in the spirit realm. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The follies which a man regrets most, in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity. - Helen Rowland
As I watched the sky morph shades of amber and amethyst, of fiery orange and smoldering pink, I always wondered if colors and images like these once inspired the greats before us to construct their beauty and masterpieces. - Hubert Martin
I wish I had more breaks in life, rather than life breaking me. - Anthony Liccione
What matters most:"What he had yearned to embrace was not the flesh but a downy spirit, a spark, the impalpable angel that inhabits the flesh."Wind, Sand and Stars. - Richard Bach
The only way you will ever be free is when you decide you have had enough of living up to the standards other people force upon you through shame. Never wear their chains of judgment when they can’t break free of their own. - Shannon L. Alder
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over. - Aesop
I looked up at the wall. My bachelor's degree had been in History. Films like Back to the Future and Quantum Leap had been some of my favorite programs. Could time travel really be possible? This seemed too unreal. - Anna M. Aquino
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
Lengo la jina la kitabu ni kuishawishi hadhira kusoma dibaji, na lengo la dibaji ni kuishawishi hadhira kusoma salio la kitabu kizima. - Enock Maregesi
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind. - Kurt Vonnegut
The descent to Hades is the same from every place. - Anaxagoras
I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. - Norman Mailer
If we could stop thinking of 'meaning' and 'purpose' as artifacts of some divine creative act and see them instead as the yield of our own creative future, they become goals, intentions and processes very much in reach rather than the shadows of childlike, superstitious mythology. - Douglas Rushkoff
A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimist. - Don Marquis
Between dainty bites, she told Amie, 'Oh, you simply are as darling a creature as Henry described! I had no idea of your being so grown up! Henry, she is positively frazzleging!' Amie deepened her smile, saying, 'And I had no idea you would be so pretty either, madam. - Jennifer Silverwood
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
When I became too much myself, I had to change my life. - Abby Norman
Don't be a prisoner of the past, become a pioneer of the future. - Farshad Asl
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
Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had adifferent word for burger flipping; they called it opportunity. - Charles J. Sykes
Everyone who got where he is has had to begin where he was. - Robert Louis Stevenson
I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours. I tried to find out what sort of allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness. - James Thurber
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
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
Churchmen sought to introduce rational trial procedures and sophisticated legal principles in place of the superstition-based trial by ordeal that had characterized the Germanic legal order. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
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
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
She had a flower tattoo on her wrist; "What does that mean?" he asked her. "Absolutely nothing," she said, "it's just a flower. - C. JoyBell C.
The difference between poverty and prosperity is the mindset of living out of necessity instead of possibility. - Farshad Asl
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
[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
If God had created celery, it would only have two stalks, because that's the most that almost any recipe ever calls for. - skint foodie
I haven't had that one great love, which is good. I don't want that to be in the past, I want it to be in the future. - Taylor Swift
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
Why had it been left for a stranger to reveal him to himself? - Oscar Wilde
She was simply Asha, a woman on her own. Had the situation been otherwise, she might not have come to know her own brain. - Katherine Boo
The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin. - Heinrich Heine
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. - Helen Keller
If I had to live my life over, I'd live over a saloon. - W.C. Fields
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
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
He is the greatest mystery I had even known, one that always had me craving just a little bit more. - Nikki Rowe
There is a shade of red for every woman. - Audrey Hepburn
Do not live in the shadow of the masters for ever. Learn to live in the light of your soul. Life deserves full expression. - Amit Ray
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
We're shadows! of naught - living, dying! for what's not. - Fakeer Ishavardas
He had a powerful kind of ache inside of him, half joy, half terrible sadness. - J.K. Rowling
I was burdened with an ever-growing heart on the verge of decay. To save myself, I had to give many pieces of my love away. I hope I can give it all to someone, someday. - Hubert Martin
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
Hadithi ya maisha yangu ni yangu. Wewe ni nani kusema hadithi yangu si ya kweli? - Enock Maregesi
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. - Orson Welles
How had I deserved to be so blessed by such confessions? —how had I deserved to be so cursed with the removal of my beloved in the hour of her making them, But upon this subject I cannot bear to dilate. - Edgar Allan Poe
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall. - James Patterson
No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one. - Elbert Hubbard
In a place filled with fears, they were looking for the man who had none. - John Katzenbach
If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
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
La gente habla mucho sin utilizar ninguna palabra. - Mark Haddon
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
Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true! - Dave Barry
Beetroot Cossins had moved to Kuala Lumpur where she had died of lethargy and pie. - St John Morris
Life was simple before World War II. After that, we had systems.
It's not true that I had nothing on. I had the radio on. - Marilyn Monroe
Shema Israel Adonai Ehohenu Adonai Echad. - Felipe
And for the rest of her life, the girl, the woman, she never made a mark on anyone either that proved anything absolutely for certain, that she could ever see, about what she had done at any time, and this does not break her heart."Cloud - Diane Williams
The moment you think you know something inside out, is the moment you stop listening. That's when you go backwards faster than you progressed - Hadi Farnoud
He, after all, had no standards of manliness, of virility, to complicate his pride. - Ursula K. Le Guin
نحن من يعطى السفهاء شُهرة بالحديث عنهم.. فتجاهلهم يقتلهم لانه يذكرهم بحقارتهم.. والتفاعل معهم يشجعهم على المزيد !! - Shadi Kamal Kandil
If you live your life in fear and had the opportunity to change. . .could you muster the strength? - P.C. Chinick
I felt despair. Though it seems to me now there's two kinds of it: the sort that causes a person to surrender and then the sort I had which made me take risks and make plans. - Erica Eisdorfer
Knowledge is learning something new everyday. Wisdom is letting go of some bad habits everyday. - Farshad Asl
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
Live with compassion, work with confidence, and create opportunities for others to conquer the world. - Farshad Asl
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
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
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did. - Bette Davis
Keep me heaven my soul has holes, leaking good morals, I once had control over dark matters of the world, give me courage and strength for my Lord, and sew the holes that hold you near. Keep me heaven my soul has holes. - Anthony Liccione
I love you as my shadow loves me. - Debasish Mridha
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
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
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
It’s hillbilly urine; we had better get home before they come to eat us. Kevin said pointing towards home proving if there was ever any doubt that he had no acting ability at all. (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
Kitabu cha 'Kolonia Santita' ni kitabu cha wasomi na wasiokuwa wasomi, watu wa mijini na watu wa vijijini, watu wazima, vijana na watoto. Hadhira ya kitabu hiki ni jamii nzima ya Tanzania. - Enock Maregesi
Recovered. Had my personality crossed over that border, whatever and wherever it was, to resume life within the confines of normal? Had I stopped arguing with my personality and learned to straddle the line between sane and insane? - Susanna Kaysen
Some women would not have contracted an STD or STDs had they not been on the pill. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
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
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
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
I felt sure that [Oyarsa] was what we call "good," but I wasn't sure whether I liked "goodness" so much as I had supposed. - C.S. Lewis
To complain that I could only be married once was like complaining that I had only been born once. - G.K. Chesterton
Yes - it was happiness she still wanted, and the glimpse she had caught of it made everything else of no account. One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities , and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation. "The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
Even a man who had survived a hundred battle can break in his hundred-and-first. - George R.R. Martin
I trutly believe we are a rollercoaster, we are up, down have twist´s, but at the end, you discover you had join it. - Ana Plascencia
My body is an ugly masterpiece that lives off the beauty of sound. - Chad Sugg
I looked at him and my heart stuttered. I loved this boy with everything i had in me. He was kind, loving, caring, generous, thoughtful, and not to mention handsome. - Kristy Moseley - Nothing Left To Lose
The something which had been a future was now a present and would become a past. - Betty Smith
You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun. - Shaun Hick
I am pleased God made my skin black. I only wish He had to made it thicker. - Curt Flood
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
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
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
You're not under attack when others gain rights and privileges you've always had. - DaShanne Stokes
Philosophically speaking, shadows of people are friendlier than people themselves because they come together very easily! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
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
Sham Harga had run a succesful eatery for many years by always smiling, never extending credit, and realizing that most of his customers wanted meals properly balanced between the four food groups: sugar, starch, grease, and burnt crunchy bits. - Terry Pratchett
I've often thought that the process of aging could be slowed down if it had to go through Congress.
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
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
He wasn't that good looking, he had the social skills of a wet cat and the patience of a caffeinated hummingbird - Karen Chance
Sometimes when you try to change the world, the world changes you! - Alex Haditaghi
I had no idea that I was…destroying people. - Cole Gibson
Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too. - Lichty and Wagner
My heart had been a darkened room for so very long, but then you found the light switch. - John Mark Green
If only I had; Will never be in your vocab if you start working on your dreams right now. - Unarine Ramaru
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
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.
Perfect...as it was, it had to be, andlittle dreams were spinning madlyas a flock of birds in mid-flight, thesingle vision of a single moment, a singlemoment, frozen in time no more. No moredid he need, to understand thatit was better than any he couldtake, and call his own, it was Perfect... - Stefan G. Dimov
Does it, does it—I'm flailing here—does it have a name? What you've done?If it had a name, he says, what would that change, exactly? Would it be more acceptable to you? Would it be a thing people do? Would it have a category unto itself? - Jess Row
When we walk in the sunour shadows are like barges of silence. - Mark Strand
I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. - Bede Griffiths
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 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
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
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
Love thrives not in the heart that shadows dreadeth. - William Shakespeare
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
To say I had some pent-up anger would be like saying Britney Spears had minor impulse-control issues. - Molly Harper
My God, if I had a heart, I would write my hate on ice, and wait for the sun to show. - Gabriel García Márquez
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
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
I wish I had a brush that could paint the whole sky and turn every morning into night. I wish I could always sleep next to you in the never ending night and hold your hand, watching the reflection of all the stars in your eyes, while you smile and watch them in the sky with wonder. - Akshay Vasu
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
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
When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun. - Helen Keller
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
She was asked to pour out everything she had, but all she had was an empty soul. - Akshay Vasu
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
If therefore you shall be remembered for what you did with what you had more than what you had, use what you have to do something distinctive now and leave a notable footprint before you go - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
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
The old who refuse to die merely on principle live on forever, to hate life and complain of all the things they could have been spared had they the good sense to die young. - Michelle Franklin
If you possess the basic necessities in life, there is absolutely no reason to feel any sorrows. For there is someone praying that they could have your spot. - - Jessiie Mahadeo
Tyranny is the wolf cast by the shadows of sheep. - Stefan Molyneux
Society shall never make progress unless it changes its basic objective of making things easier;instead our main objective should be to make men stronger!I say "men" as women have always had and shall continue to have all the strength needed!!-(Woods oration-2008) - Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad
Dorothy: Shut up, just shut up. You had me at "hello".- From Jerry Maguire, 1996 - Movie Quote
But freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter much. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order. - Robert Jackson
If this election had gone down in another country we'd be invading them right now to install a democracy.
My father said that artists see the world differently than normal people. I see a tree where you mights see a collection of lines, shapes, and shadows. - Stacey H. Lee
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
I had witnessed the sort of atrocities during the war than threaten to steal a man's soul. - Christina Henriquez
I asked tom if countries always apologize when they had done wrong, and he says, 'Yes, the little one does.' - Mark Twain
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
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
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
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
His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently: when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it. - Lois McMaster Bujold
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
Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened. - 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
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
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. - Groucho Marx
A writer is merely a reader that had the guts to be read, and, heard. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
I never make up anything. I get everything from my books. They're all true!" --Ann Newton/Shadow of a Doubt (1943) - rebecca hitchcock
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
If you dont have any shadows you're not in the light - Lady Gaga
Forgive but never forget - sanaa bahaddou
This time around I was so lonely that I was forced to be face to face with myself. Realizing at the end of the day I only have me and I didn't seem to like my own company. I decided to I had to make myself into someone I can live with. - kandi dougherty
had almost forgotten the wet brush of your kisses… soft as April snowflakes - John J. Geddes
Words have no power, unless you give it to them. - Syed Ahmed Fahad
If the automobile had followed the same development cycle 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
If Nero had played a better fiddle, Rome might never have burned. - Marty Rubin
I had drunk much wine and afterward coffee and Strega and I explained, winefully, how we did not do the things we wanted to do; we never did such things. - Ernest Hemingway
Nurture a tree today, and it will provide you shade tomorrow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
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
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. - Jane Austen
... Angus had a "pretty normal childhood." Bertie had immediately mistrusted him. Nobody had a normal childhood. - Kate Atkinson
There is no me. I do not exist. There used to be a me, but I had it surgically removed - Peter Sellers
Be fervent in God, and let nothing grieve you, whatever you encounter. - Hadewijch
There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection. - Anaïs Nin
Death cannot be struggled against, brother. It ever arrives, defiant of every hiding place, of every frantic attempt to escape. Death is every mortal's shadow, his true shadow, and time is its servant, spinning that shadow slowly round, until what stretched before one now stretched before him. - Steven Erikson
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
I don't like it and I'm sorry I ever had anything to do with it.
If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind. - John Stuart Mill
When he stood up, it was a very complicated motion. If the deck chairs on the Ship to the Sea of Night had opened up, they would have done so like that. It was like he was unfolding himself forever. - Neil Gaiman
As she looks through the window; while seeing him give her his world, tears rolled down her cheeks in remembrance of the world she once had. - J.B
During the Samuel Johnson days they had big men enjoying small talk; today we have small men enjoying big talk. - Fred Allen
If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport. - George Winters
We were hooked when we woke.We had arms for each other.But I yearned to resumeMy dreams of another. - Roman Payne
The couch and I were what I would describe as frenemies. I loved to hate it. It was too small for my frame. I had tried to tell my wife that fact when we bought it off of Craigslist, but she assured me that it went perfectly with our room decor and it was a good deal. - Anna M. Aquino
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
The shadow that comes with postmodernism is a profound self-involvement. We lose all perspective on the collective endeavors that have made the extraordinarily lives we live possible. - James M. Fallows
I am crying over the loss of something I never had. How ridiculous. Mourning something that never was my dashed hopes, dashed dreams, and my soured expectations. - E.L. James
"Think as I think" said the man, "or you are abominable. You are a toad." And after I had thought on it, I said "I will then, be a toad."
My father told me that it is only a mad man that keeps bushy hairs. I asked him, "what about the great men with bushy hairs?". He replied, "education had made them mad, so study to be wise and sane. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
Another vindication I had is the fact that I believed the Christian message and the gospel of the kingdom is good enough to fix the world’s problems - Sunday Adelaja
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I was born not knowing and have only had a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
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'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?
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
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
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his ancestors. - Plato
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
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
In that day, we didn't have no remote controls and vacuum cleaners. If you wanted all that stuff you had children! - Tyler Perry
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
To crave and to have are as like as a thing and its shadow. - Marilynne Robinson
Love is God's shadow as He strolls through the universe. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Books, I found, had the power to make timestand still, retreat or fly into the future. - Jim Bishop
Love falls in love with love; comes like an echo sounding back, searches its mirrored shadow within a look. - Mocco Wollert
Courage is vulnerability. Vulnerability is courage. Like shadow and light, neither one can exist without the other. - Wai Lan Yuen
Oh for a book and a shady nook... - John Wilson
I had a tumor. But it was great. - David Rakoff
You must know everything that God has forbidden you so as to be able to avoid it, for the one who does not recognize evil falls into it. - Imam Abdallah ibn Alawi Al-Haddad
And as she held me, I suddenly realized that my lifelong search for love and acceptance had finally ended in the arms of a foster parent. - Dave Pelzer
I'm a superkid yes. But even Superman had his flu days. - Fynn Jamal
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
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
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
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
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid. - Jonathan Swift
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
He had scores to settle with the world, and she, at that moment, was world enough for him. - John Banville
I cared her, I adored her, I loved her a lot, But in the End it didn't matter at all..!! - shady_N
The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life the sick, the needy, and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year. - Chad Sugg
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
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.
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about. - George Santayana
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year. - Tom Lehrer
Apakah seorang pencari keheningan adalah si mulia? ataukah si pengecut yang tidak berani menghadapi masalah dunia? - Cok Sawitri
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
Your words are very powerful and what you say matters; keep them positive and powerful. - Farshad Asl
I embrace my shadow self. Shadows give depth and dimension to my life. I believe in embracing my duality, in learning to let darkness and light, peacefully co-exist, as illumination. - Jaeda DeWalt
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
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.
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
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
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
We at Apple had forgotten who we were. One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are. - Steve Jobs
There is no sun without shadow, and it is essential to know the night. - Albert Camus
24 hours a day, ain't enough anymore! But give some a Century a day and procrastination would still be their undoing. - Nike Thaddeus
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
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
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience. - Don Marquis
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. - Walt Whitman
His pride and her beauty had been in direct conflict, and his pride had remained the conqueror. - Emmuska Orczy
سأحاول أن أحبك, لا لأنك جدير بهذا الحب ولكن لأنى جدير بأن أنّظف قلبى من كره الأخرين - Shadi Kamal Kandil
Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you. - Maori proverb
The true sign of a robust and mature life rests in how many times that life has been knocked down, for to be incessantly knocked down and yet find oneself still standing means that someone had the resolve to get up that many times plus one. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
My fear drives me. My faith directs me. I am an entrepreneur. - Farshad Asl
Tersenyumlah walaupun beban itu terasa berat. Apapun derita yang tengah kau hadapi kini, percayalah, waktu kan buatmu mengerti... - Irin Sintriana
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
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
Struggle for Your Goals, because its too much better than Struggling for Your Life. - Fahad Rashiq
The inspector had interviewed boys before, boys from the poorest parts of town. He had the habit of not specifying "mam" or "dad" or even "parents." They were things he knew not every child possessed and so he was careful. - Sylvia Waugh
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
I thought about how wonderfully strange it would be to live in a place where almost everything had been built by the dead.
The Duke of Dunstable had one-way pockets. He would walk ten miles in the snow to chisel an orphan out of tuppence. - P.G. Wodehouse
In the past, America had slaves. Now it has the work ethic. - Marty Rubin
When I said it aloud, it sounded terribly creepy, which is why I had said it aloud. - Amanda Hocking
Mujahadah adalah kunci petunjuk, tidak ada kunci petunjuk selain mujahadah - أبو حامد الغزالي
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
The day we get comfortable with our lives is the day we sacrifice adventure. - Marissa Haddlin
Thirty-nine years of my life had passed before I understood that clouds were not my enemy; that they were beautiful, and that I needed them. I suppose this, for me, marked the beginning of wisdom. Life is short. - Iimani David
My God had not spoken to me again. But neither had He forsaken me. I knew that. For damned sure, I knew that. - Marcus Luttrell
A human being who wakened in the morning with a queesy stomach, with fifteen hours to kill before next bedtime, had not much use for freedom. - Jean-Paul Sartre
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
How do you paint a writer's block?Just fill it with fifty shades of black. - Ana Claudia Antunes
I have wept in the nightAt my shortness of sightThat to others' needs made me blind,But I never have yetHad a twinge of regretFor being a little too kind. - C.R. Gibson
Well, spring sprang. We've had our state of grace and our little gift of sanctioned madness, courtesy of Mother Nature. Thanks, Gaia. Much obliged. I guess it's time to get back to that daily routine of living we like to call normal. - David Assael
She had fortunately always her appetite for news. The pure flame of the disinterested burned in her cave of treasures as a lamp in a Byzantine vault. - Henry James
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
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
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
You are asking me questions I cannot answer. All I ask is that you do not fear Avanti’s judgement and that you live your life from this point, as if it were the only life you had. Make the most of each day you live, make every moment count.’~Elden RothDeathsworn Arc 4: Rise of the Archmage - Martyn Stanley
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
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
The past is finished. There is nothing to b gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know. - Rebecca Beard
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
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
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
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
All her life, dreams had been her friends. Her dreams were unusually detailed, well-structured, colorful. - Carl Sagan
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
There comes a time in every man's life and I've had many of them. - Casey Stengel
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
My shadow serves as the friend I crave. - Anna Akhmatova
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom. - P.G. Wodehouse
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
Jesus died too soon. If he had lived to my age he would have repudiated his doctrine. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If Christ has died for me, I cannot trifle with the evil that killed my best Friend. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
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
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
I don't think it was pain that made [Vincent Van Gogh] great - I think his painting brought him whatever happiness he had. - David Lynch
I CAN and I WILL. - Farshad Asl
I only had three teachers, really, that were interesting, and all three of them were women. - Cecil Taylor
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. - Sam Ewing
It had been horrible, yes, and he'd never want to do it again - but it truly was his most powerful experience. - Shane Stadler
During my three years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American footsoldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice. - Kurt Vonnegut
Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you're not saved yourself, be sure of that! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
When you are clearly-defined, deliberate with intention and operating at your highest level, your brilliance cannot be hidden, diminished or overshadowed. - Rhonda Louise Robbins
If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it. - John Mayer
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
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?"
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
If I only had a little humility, I would be perfect. - Ted Turner
When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Often it feels like I am breathing today only because a few years back I had no idea which nerve to cut... - Sanhita Baruah
you're quite wrong there, Collie. One does miss sex. The body has a life of it's own. We do miss what we haven't had, you and I. Biologically. Ask Sigmund Freud. It is revealed in dreams. The absent touch of warm limbs at night, the absent - Muriel Spark
There is life and there is death, but on the border, where one shades into the other, there is the In Between. "...[M]ost people go through life without even knowing that it's there. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Everyone has their secrets, and there are shadows following us all. - Chrystal Vaughan
I am a storyteller, spiraling fantasy and reality into mystical tales. That eerie space between fact and fiction, where only the brightest light can scare the shadows—you will find me there. - Sara Frost
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
Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade. - Benjamin Franklin
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.
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
His older self had taught his younger self a language which the older self knew because the younger self, after being taught, grew up to be the older self and was, therefore, capable of teaching. - Robert A. Heinlein
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
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
Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. - J.K. Rowling
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
Well, you're either lovers or you're wanting to be lovers or you're trying not to be lovers so you can be friends, but any way you look at it, sex is always looming in the picture like a shadow, like an undertow. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
I listened to Howard Stern every morning in college. I loved Howard. I still do, though I had to achingly bow out as my feminism solidified. (In a certain light, feminism is just the long, slow realization that the stuff you love hates you.) - Lindy West
...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
Evil things are easy things: for they are natural to our fallen nature. Right things are rare flowers that need cultivation. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It's snowing still," said Eeyore gloomily."So it is.""And freezing.""Is it?""Yes," said Eeyore. "However," he said, brightening up a little, "we haven't had an earthquake lately. - A.A. Milne
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.
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
It's very strange when the life you never had flashes before your eyes. - Terri Minsky
When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. - Thomas Paine
A decision made in anger, however it was rationalized, was poisoned with bias from its origins. The very fact that I had thought of the option wrathfully rendered it unusable. - Game of Champions
We had a threesomeYou, me and my depressionDepression fucks hard - Benedict Smith
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. - Plutarch
No one will recognize you unless you had done a thing. - Mikidady Selungwi
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
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
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
I hold ambition of so light a quality that is is but a shadow's shadow. - William Shakespeare
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
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
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
He looked at his watch and knew he had to get going. He wished he could spend forever staring at her, but he was not meant to have that much happiness; he never thought he deserved it. Not after spending centuries as he did. - Daniele Lanzarotta
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 have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty...But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
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
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
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
Don't be afraid of the shadows, that only means there's a light nearby. - Evanescence
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
I'd horsewhip you if I had a horse. - Groucho Marx
When I was a kid we had a sandbox. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child...eventually. - Steven Wright
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
Having seen all of their fathers and husbands walk out the door[...], each woman understood most completely the nature of women's interconnectedness. Being reliant upon only women also had meant that the particulars of problem solving were addressed in ways known to women and using women's methods. - Tracey Lindberg
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
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
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
Portia remembered her interview in the small office upstairs...in which she had been so shy, so terrified about not being good enough, not getting this thing, this chance, which she had only just discovered she wanted very badly. - Jean Hanff Korelitz
If nobody spoke unless he had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech. - W. Somerset Maugham
My parents had drinks and there were crudités for us- although they were not called crudités at the time, they were called carrots and celery. - Nora Ephron
I do not believe in religion, but if I had to choose one, it would be Buddhism. It seems more livable, closer to men. - Björk
Could it be that different political views, different religions and even scientific theories had been looking at our reality from different angles? If so, we should not accept or prefer one over the other, but instead we must aim to draw the best out of each view. - Ardiana Bani Cohn
In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman. - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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
If there had been an exercise I'd liked, would I have gotten this big in the first place? - Jennifer Weiner
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
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
If you only had a year left to live, what book would you write?Now, write that book. - M. Kirin
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit. - W. Somerset Maugham
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
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
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
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
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
Insect life was so loud that when you parked the car and got out it sounded as if you had suddenly tuned into a radio frequency from another planet. - David Samuels
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
Curses are like chickens, they always come home to roost. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
When you live in the dark for so long, you begin to love it. And it loves you back, and isn’t that the point? You think, the face turns to the shadows, and just as well. It accepts, it heals, it allows.But it also devours. - Raymond Carver
There was a time when our greed had not yet surpassed our imaginations as our greatest asset. - Thomas Warfield
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 could have loved him with everything I had but he wasn't prepared for the depth i provided ~ had I been a woman of weakness I would have stayed, but he lost the chance when he said I wasn't enough that day. - Nikki Rowe
I learned to walk as a baby and I haven't had a lesson since. - Marilyn Monroe
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
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
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
I wonder if he had a Cathy and who see was. - John Steinbeck
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. - Oscar Wilde
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln
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
beyond the earth and the shadowthe brightness of our love will stay alive - Pablo Neruda
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
But, deep in her heart she knew more than what the words read or heard seemed to say. She knew that every letter in every word in every war bulletin was, somewhere, first written in blood of men, of human beings, who had once smiled and sung songs, eaten, drunk, slept and loved. - Kate Seredy
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
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
After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity. - George Ade
I cannot forgive you. That day, if you had not refused, I would have given you a present. I would have carved my love in stone. - Conchitina Cruz
Until we meet someday. - Hamidah Dolhadi
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often. - Samuel Butler
Stop holding on to the broken pieces of that mirror even after you are bleeding so badly, I agree that the reflections you had imagined or saw once before were beautiful but sometimes holding on to them with a hope will just continue to hurt you even more and it will never get any better. - Akshay Vasu
She knew there was something dark in her then, when she left the alley and the shadows followed. - Daniella Michalleni
As for Fergus. He had a habit which Maud was not experienced enough to recognise as a common one in ex-lovers of giving little tugs at the carefully severed spider-threads or puppet-strings which had once tied her to him. - A.S. Byatt
Eyes so young, so full of pain ... Two lonely drops of winter rain ... And no tear could these eyes sustain ... For too much had they seen. - Shaun Hick
Most people, if they had really learned to look into their own hearts, would know that they do want, and want acutely, something that cannot be had in this world. There are all sorts of things in this world that offer to give it to you, but they never quite keep their promise. - C.S. Lewis
I am so wise I had my mouth sewn shut. - John Berryman
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
Did you see the frightened ones,Did you hear the falling bombs,Did you ever wonder why we had to run for shelter in the promise of a brave new world unfurlled beaneath the clear blue skies.Good bye blue skies. - Roger Waters
He had learned over the years that poor people did not feel so poor when allowed to give occasionally. - Lawana Blackwell
At times, it almost felt like I was destined to take the trip, like all the people I met had somehow been waiting for me - Nicolas Sparks The Choice
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
Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened. - Winston S. Churchill
My mum and dad had worked incredibly hard to afford me an education. - Benedict Cumberbatch
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire - Roland Barthes
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
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
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
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
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as raven's claws. - Jim Morrison
If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without ascending it, the work would have been permitted. - Franz Kafka
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
If there's no sea-gull there's no meeting, Wicklow had said. No sea-gull means abort. That's my epitaph, thought Barley. 'There was no sea-gull, so he aborted. - John le Carré
The Church, like her head, has a glory, but it is concealed from carnal eyes, for the time of her breaking forth in all her splendour is not yet come. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Pardon me if, reading that, I want to laugh, because you want to relieve me of a fear I've never had. I've never thought that, as they say, you eat little children. - Jeanne D'Albret
I don’t even pretend to believe I know everything; I just believe in arguments God told me I had a pretty good chance of winning, while I was traveling through hell. - Shannon L. Alder
Love is blind but boundless in vision. - Emmanuel Aghado
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 believe that flowers are like people. Flowers come in different colours, shapes and sizes. Some extremely rare and some very common. They are all beautiful in their own unique way. - Alex Haditaghi
I had lived my life before in accordance with the poverty and itinerancy of my childhood, sliding in and out of other people’s leases, never expecting to stay very long and tolerating circumstances that strike me now as completely absurd. - Kathleen Alcott
A farewell to my shadow is not my death; it’s my rebirth in darkness. - Munia Khan
Death was a quiet evil, unavoidable like the dark night and defenseless sleep and tearful sorrows. It had hunted her down and slithered close, wanting only to smother every last flicker of life."—from "My Aquarius - Richelle E. Goodrich
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
In a way, I was incrediibly proud of her (not that I had any intention of letting it show while I was beating the crap out of her). - Meg Cabot
Life felt hideously empty. But she told herself that was only because women are educated to think that marriage will be a sudden panacea to all emptiness, and although she'd fought off such notions, she had no doubt been infected by them. - Marilyn French
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. - Aesop
Any flights would be taken business class, since Roger thought that the whole point of having money, if it had to be summed up in a single point, which it couldn't, but if you had to, the whole point of having a bit of money was not to have to fly scum class. - John Lanchester
Fatigue had started to set in...and now my eyes showed it as I struggled to keep them open. - Jennifer Starzec
Simplicity is the language of leadership. - Farshad Asl
There was a young woman named Jenny, Whose limericks weren't worth a penny. Her rhythm and rhyme Were perfectly fine But whenever she tried to write any, She always had one line too many. - Anonymous
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
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
And he, like many jaded people, had few pleasures left in life save good food and drink. - Honoré de Balzac
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
I thought of my mother (...). Freud wrote that no man is secure in the love of his mother can ever be a failure. Well, I had been busy proving that theory wrong. - Scott Spencer
What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve about. - James Hadley Chase
I have never felt that anything really mattered but knowing that you stood for the things in which you believed and had done the very best you could. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Homer begged and Rembrandt went bankrupt. Aristotle, who had money for books, his school, and his museum, could not have bought this painting of himself.Rembrandt could not afford a Rembrandt. - Joseph Heller
Woman! She's mother, she's daughter, she's sister; she's a unique creation of God; her womb is also root cause of mankind; her shadow provides gallantry; her affection heals life into the languid body; love her, worship her, you'll find paradise. - Tanmaya Guru
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 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
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
Putting down the power right from the whistle would be ugly and brutal, but it would get the job done. He wanted to tell her that, but this was the thing with coaching: you had to step back at exactly the moment you ached to step forward. - Chris Cleave
We think of those nights spent with one or more friends, nights when we merged with the shadows and could see the world with eyes that were not our own. - Whipplesnaith
A year earlier my parents had moved us out of the city to a split-level on Long Island, their idea of the American dream, which meant it as now an hour-and-a-half commute via the 7:06 Hicksville to Penn Station every morning. (Dark City Lights) - Jonathan Santlofer
Humans have a propensity to oppose things when it is not their idea and they had no input, or simply because it was initiated by those whom they dislike. - GE Paulus
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
Only if the human mind had a Garbage Collector.But then, do we know what references we still hold on? - Sapan Saxena
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
I don't always believe in God, but, I believe something is amiss. - Angel M.B. Chadwick
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
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
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
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 pain of failure had led me to understand that technical excellence was a moral requirement. - Paul Kalanithi
to be a poet meansto live with a permanent wound forever susceptibleto either the shade of the skyor someone's eyes. - Sanober Khan
I wish I had been born a storm. No heart, no tears, just a terrible gale'd been good. - Kohta Hirano
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
We were still young enough to remember the cubist architecture of the piles of corpses we had seen during the war. - George Konrád
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
Behind this smile in my faceLies the dark shadow of emptinessHiding from your eyes within my gazeConcealed with sham happiness. - Alexia Chase
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
Oh Gott, mache meine schlechten Taten zu den schlechten Taten von jenen, die Du liebst. Und mache nicht meine guten Taten zu den guten Taten von jenen, mit denen Du unzufrieden bist. - Imam Abu l-Hasan al-Shadhili
Apparently these new rulers of the world did not indulge in any drinking or smoking to soften their moods when they met, which Menelaus knew to be a big mistake. The Congress of the United States, back before the Disunion, always met sober, and look at what had come of that. - John C. Wright
Out there is South Dakota," Kitch had said, "Matt said they treated Fern like some kind of animal. - Karen Joy Fowler
. . .after the shadows comes light. - Tobin Wilson
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
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
Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The life has ups and downs.You had just to learn to fall with class - Ariadna Athanasopulos
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
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
He hadn't a single redeeming vice. - Oscar Wilde
She wasn't where she had been. She wasn't where she was going, but she was on her way. - Jodi Hills
But we do not merely protest; we make renewed demand for freedom in that vast kingdom of the human spirit where freedom has ever had the right to dwell:the expressing of thought to unstuffed ears; the dreaming of dreams by untwisted souls. - W.E.B. Du Bois
Cause sometimes what makes you two is shadow and you. - Jayson lobo
If I had feelings, I probably wouldn’t have even survived. - Richard M. Nixon
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
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
DON'T BE JEALOUS OF OTHERS - EVER. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY HAD TO DO TO GET TO WHERE THEY ARE. - Chris Mentillo
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 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
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
Give yourself to reading.’... You need to read. Renounce as much as you will all light literature, but study as much as possible sound theological works,especially the Puritanic writers, and expositions of the Bible. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner. - Tallulah Bankhead
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
I never had to chase 7 women but always and whenever there was only one. - Kent Lamarc
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
Anyone who claimed that old age had brought them patience was either lying or senile. - Robert Jordan
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've never wanted more, until I met you. - Christian Grey, Fifty Shades of Grey - E.L. James
And afterwards, if you had asked any of the survivors how they had managed it, they would not have been able to tell you. It was as if those days in the forest, the escape to the city, had passed in a trance. The mind creates an alternative state. - Aminatta Forna
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
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
I have been where you are now. I have felt the fears and resolved them. I have had the doubts and concerns and found the way forward.Lift up your head, and step ahead... - Moutasem Algharati
If I had a choice, I wouldn’t be here… I wouldn’t be anywhere. - Faraaz Kazi
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
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
Once she had thought that she might discover some key to her mother if only she could get her likeness right, but she has since learned that the mysteries of another person only deepen, the longer one looks. - Debra Dean
...I should always find that the calamities of life were shared among the upper and lower part of mankind, but that the middle station had the fewest disasters,... - Daniel Defoe
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
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
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
Leadership is the art of intentional living. - Farshad Asl
Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it. - Dalai Lama XIV
Always move towards the light even if you stumble on your path cause it casts a shadow on the miseries of our past. - Andy Flynn
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
We just had a near-life experience! - Chuck Palahniuk
I may not have had a great background, but I am grateful because nothing could have prepared me for the future than the past I've been through. - Gugu Mona
My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years. -