Quotation Explorer - 'Had'

Every time I am in the dark and a bit of light falls on me, I see a bit of you in my shadows. There is always a bit of you in every song I hear, in every thought I conceive, in every rain that I drench in, in every star that I stare at in the sky every night and in every breeze that touches me. - 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
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
And I was fairly certain that my strong-enough-for-King-Kong-but-made-for-a-woman deodorant had utterly failed. --Doom with a View - Victoria Laurie
May the love in your heart overshadow any sorrows, and may you always know with a deep inner certainty, how loved you truly are. - Jodi Livon
Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place. - Hal Lancaster
The resentment I felt inside was not hatred for being imprisoned or for Victor who had betrayed me but something deeper: a rebellion against the very way of things that condemned men to be imprisoned inside their own identities. - MacDonald Harris
It was bad enough not having a boyfriend for New Year's Eve. Now I had to cope with Valentine datelessness, feeling consummate social pressure from every retailer in America who stuck hearts and cupids on their windows by January second to rub it in. (Thwonk) - Joan Bauer
There comes a time in every man's life and I've had many of them. - Casey Stengel
All girls who seemed to have everything going for them. And decided they had nothing. - Sasha Grey
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
She looked him directly in the eye. A colleague of hers had once told her that eye contact with another person for more than six seconds without looking away or blinking revealed a desire for either sex or murder. - Lisa Genova
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
Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you. - Maori proverb
Who belonged to no one, who belonged to everyone.Who had nothing, who wanted everything. - Lana Del Rey
Plato had slaves...George Washington had slaves... So, do I feel intrinsically better than these two men? Of course I do! They're dead!
One day I had nothing but my childhood to defend myself.......... - Sameh Elsayed
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
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.
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
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
A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement. - Anna Quindlen
We're shadows! of naught - living, dying! for what's not. - Fakeer Ishavardas
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
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant. - Anne Bradstreet
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
Whiteness is the color of death, you know, not black. Wetness is life, the breeder and shaper of life. In the beginning the sun was black. So all light was absorbed before it had a chance to return. And our dreams, then, were empty. - Jim Carroll
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty. But we shall not be poor if we love liberty, because the nation that loves liberty truly sets every man free to do his best and be his best. - Woodrow Wilson
It's very strange when the life you never had flashes before your eyes. - Terri Minsky
Most of my novels were developped from dreams I had. A dreamer I AM! Literally , at 1 AM. A dream with 140 characters is to dream an impossible dream. Too many characters to develoo from it. But in twitter that worked just fine for me, - Ana Claudia Antunes
He had long been curious at leaders intermittent calls for a return to past values and had tested the notion by trying to build a house from the sky downwards - Steve Aylett
You will give to those whom don't appreciate you, until you've had enough of accepting less than you deserve - Nikki Rowe
You are perfect, right now, as you are. You are perfect, but incomplete. You are exactly who you had to be, to create the life you have right now, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with you or your life. But, if you want to be, do, or have, something different, you will need to change. - B. Dave Walters
No one ever forgets a talk they had that lasted through the night. - Marty Rubin
We grew up hearing stories about how he has been cheated - out of money, out of reputation, out of a grander fate. We had lost everything, he'd wail, and that was despite the fact that we had each other. - Alison Singh Gee
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
When darkness falls upon you, turn your face to the sun and your shadows will fall behind you. - Daniel Wicomb
Something amazing happens when you're in love and don't give a damn about what day it is anymore. - Chad Sugg
Power and glory are two dialectic energies working in common ground. Taking a glimpse of the meandering under swell of glory in the shade of power, can be very inspiring and illuminating. ("The power and the glory" ) - Erik Pevernagie
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
Business is win-win, everything else shades into crime. - Stefan Emunds
She had missed him so long now, that the feeling had become a part of her. As each day passed, the missing distanced itself from her heart. One day she woke, and realized the missing was there but the pain was gone. Missing without pain is tolerable. Pain linked to heartache is intolerable. - Coco J. Ginger
Forever echoed in their favor. "Never say never", she said softly. For you see, Forever had never heard of Never. - Shannon L. Alder
Perspective is as simple as answering this question: If I had 5 months to live would I experience this problem differently? - Shannon L. Alder
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
I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. - Norman Mailer
Nurture a tree today, and it will provide you shade tomorrow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The Scottish sun, shocked by having its usual cloudy underpinnings stripped away, shone feverishly, embarrassed by its nakedness. - Stuart Haddon
I thought about how wonderfully strange it would be to live in a place where almost everything had been built by the dead.
Be forever young in the flesh, it makes the mind flash light low, until the spotlight follows your shadow. - Goitsemang Mvula
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.
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
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
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
Every one who has taken a shower has had an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it that makes a difference. - Nolan Bushnell
Humanity is a very interesting phenomenon. If you peel back the layers, if you're brave enough, you realize it's something that's not for the faint of heart-" - Angel M.B. Chadwick
The best way to show people true things is from a direction that they had not imagined the truth coming. - Neil Gaiman
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on? - Peter McWilliams
Good luck' is like the shadow of a tree, for some time it gives comfort to a traveler but it doesn't go ahead with a traveler. - Amit Kalantri
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
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
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. - Dylan Thomas
Never cut down a tree whose shade you might need tomorrow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday. - Anonymous
If we discovered that we had only five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to stammer that they loved them. - Christopher Morley
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
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
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
Do not justify art, once you do, it limits the feelings it is apt to inflict. Art with Boundaries shadows all its principles. - Unarine Ramaru
Some dark nights hide the cruelest of secrets. Such are the tales of the dark shadows hidden in that old castle in a distant land. The story of ages started with a classic; highlighting the infamous monster made out of a man. - Adhish Mazumder
If I had a nickel for time Higgs told me about his particle I'd have more money than Bill Gates. - Boson
The Christian should work as if all depended upon him, and pray as if it all depended upon God. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
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
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
After writing a story I was always empty and both sad and happy, as though I had made love, and I was sure this was a very good story although I would not know truly how good until I read it over the next day. - Ernest Hemingway
It was true; books had saved me in my home remodeling projects, but they fell short in teaching me how to trust my instincts, and how to stop thinking with my educated brain and more with my kneecaps and butt cheeks. - Dee Williams
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
I was born not knowing and have only had a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
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
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
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience. - Don Marquis
I am convinced that if stories such as these have any lasting value, it is in revealing the kind of work young pulp-writers were doing in those days when rates were low and one had to make a typewriter smoke in order to keep eating. - Hugh B. Cave
Wit had conquered science by laughing it out of court. - Philip Schuyler Allen
He threw all his affection at them and hoped that some of it would stick, maybe even come back to him, though if it didn't he gave it anyway; he gave it more, even, because everyone had something that needed to come out. - Matthew Thomas
When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter 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 that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
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
Coaching is the universal to connect with people, helping them to develop a new perspective, while expanding their inner beliefs and boundaries, equipping them to become the best version of themselves. - Farshad Asl
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
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
If I should die, I have left no immortal work behind me - nothing to make my friends proud of my memory - but I have loved the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remembered. - John Keats
When you try to make others happy, happiness will follow you like your shadow forever. - Debasish Mridha
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
Men had no purpose on earth whereas women were gods walking unrecognized among them. - Kate Atkinson
He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
literature was the best plaything that had ever been invented to make fun of people. - Gabriel García Márquez
Darnell had received what is called a sound commercial education, and would therefore have found very great difficulty in putting into articulate speech any thought that was worth thinking; - Arthur Machen
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
IF PEOPLE ARE NOT LAUGHING AT YOUR GOALS, YOUR GOALS ARER TOO SMALL - Alex Haditaghi
The only real influence I've ever had is myself. - Edward Hopper
She had known it was bad, call it a mother’s instinct, but she’d known this was the knock that was going to scoop her insides out and leave her barely able to stand; merely a shell with nothing good inside anymore. - Andrew Barrett
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
He wondered if somewhere far off, defying the laws of science, Mitch's two screams were still echoing, if those vibrations had traveled into space, if they moved on and on like rays in a light-year. There might be other forms of life who were receiving the noise and trying to interpret the tones. - Jane Hamilton
if god had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn't have given us grandmothers. - Linda Henley
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
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
Loneliness is a shadow of death - Bangambiki Habyarimana
If Christ has died for me, I cannot trifle with the evil that killed my best Friend. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If everyone who had a gun just shot themselves, there wouldn't be a problem. - George Harrison
I always said I'm just an instrument; I'm transparent, like a medium, the language passes through me. Which is a bit like saying I'm a recording device, I start and I go. I had a real connection to ongoing, language production in real time. - Constance Dejong
I like playing around with the words; I love it when I feel like I've picked the exact right word to describe whatever it is I'm trying to describe. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
It had been a month before then that I'd sat on the bathroom floor and now it was back, the feeling that I was watching life through a thick pane of glass and that, whatever was out there, I wasn't designed for it. - T.R. Richmond
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
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
I'm Godless. And so I've had to make my God, and my God is narrative filmmaking, which is -- ultimately what my God becomes, which is what my mantra becomes, is the theme. - Darren Aronofsky
No one would have guessed that the jagged pieces of our soul fit the puzzle in this box. We were considered the left over remnants that had no place, except the picture we wanted to create together. - Shannon L. Alder
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
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
If all was told, supposing there lived a person who could tell all, there would be no mysteries left, and the would be very bad. Man cannot live without mystery. He had a great need of it. - Lame Deer Seeker of Visions
I 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
He leaned back, appalled at himself. She was a ***damn dose of truth serum. Things were falling out of his mouth as though his ability to sensor had short-circuited. - Laura Spinella
I heard that Stephen King doesn't sleep well,... so I gues that he doesn't sleep well from his imagination. If I had the same imagination I won't sleep too! - Deyth Banger
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Chuck Klosterman
As it was, she always did whatever occurred to her, which was, admittedly, not difficult for someone in her position, coming from a background where rick of failure was minimal; in fact, you had to work hard to fail in her world. - Hanif Kureishi
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
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
My fear drives me. My faith directs me. I am an entrepreneur. - Farshad Asl
Words have no power, unless you give it to them. - Syed Ahmed Fahad
Bringing to light what had been hidden in darkness should not overwhelm you, but EDUCATE you. - Solange nicole
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
Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you. - Mary Tyler Moore
The point is, every book we had could save us in a different way -- only, we had to open it. We had to drop our eyes to the page and drink in the words that were there. - Nova Ren Suma
Shema Israel Adonai Ehohenu Adonai Echad. - Felipe
You knew that what makes me very glad is that you are an artist. - mohammad rishad sakhi
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
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
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering. - Augustine of Hippo
Seasoned digital daters are like lions who have had their prey killed, butchered, and served to them on a tray in their artificial habitat for so long that they’ve forgotten how to hunt. - Maggie Young
Over the past ten years, for the first time, intelligence had become socially correct for girls. - Tom Wolfe
I melted into the dream as if I had always been there. I knew where I had come from; I knew where I was going. - Chelsie Shakespeare
The church says the earth is flat; but I have seen its shadow on the moon, and I have more confidence even in a shadow than in the church. - Ferdinand Magellan
For [a product] to surprise me, it must be satisfying expectations I didn't know I had. No focus group is going to discover those. Only a great designer can. - Paul Graham
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.
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
My shadow is tired walking with me; but I have yet to be bored walking with myself, all by myself... - Munia Khan
I only had three teachers, really, that were interesting, and all three of them were women. - Cecil Taylor
He turned the music up loud. So what if it would deafen him? It made him happy. Like it had so many times before. - Stuart McLean
George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping? - Jeff Melvoin
I don't analyze beautiful. I sit in its presence and love the wholeness of it--the sweet and sad and raw and bright together.Poetry is that, the weaving of light-shadow. Making words from the unwordable. - Jacob Nordby
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
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
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
Hey, look—your girlfriend is saying something."Artemis had a vast mental reserve of scathing comebacks at his disposal, but none of them covered girlfriend insults. He wasn't even sure if it was an insult. And if it was, who was being insulted? Him or the girl? - Eoin Colfer
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 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
Apakah seorang pencari keheningan adalah si mulia? ataukah si pengecut yang tidak berani menghadapi masalah dunia? - Cok Sawitri
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
Oh dear…then they must already be on the march! We have to hurry and get to the Hamblings…before nightfall!’ - Phillip Celeste from Curse of Ancient Shadows - Rod Tyson
DON'T BE JEALOUS OF OTHERS - EVER. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY HAD TO DO TO GET TO WHERE THEY ARE. - Chris Mentillo
We would not be who we are today if it had not been for the lives that we have lived. - Desmond Bournon
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
If i had it all to do again there would be more bodies. - Phil Baker
Out there is South Dakota," Kitch had said, "Matt said they treated Fern like some kind of animal. - Karen Joy Fowler
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
you choose darknessyou choose light,but you will know if you chose right. - Haddi az
...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
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
Care for her. He was unworthy of such a gift. Unworthy of her blind trust and her sparkling, slightly crooked smiles, let alone her heart. But he wanted her, selfish fool he was and had always been. Care for her? Ah, God, she consumed him. - V.S. Carnes
I'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
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.
Socrates made people face their hypocrisy. He had to die. - Francis Mont
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
A mother is a dealer of hope. - Farshad Asl
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
Love is the most mysterious force in the universe.It locks two souls together across space and time.Once that spark is ignited it consumes all else.It was that shard of light that transformed a dark soul forever.Now let that love burn bright like a sun for eternity… - Kion Ahadi
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
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
If triangles had a god, he would have three sides. - Charles de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu
…our world did not fall because we did not believe in fairness… our world fell because it could no longer support the enormous weight we had put upon it, in the name of fairness. - Leot Felton
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
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
What a man Balzac would have been if he had known how to write. - Gustave Flaubert
The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof, shit detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers have had it. - Ernest Hemingway
I had had my night of weeping...I had purged myself of useless emotions that terrible night, now every nerve every sinew, every thought was bent on a single purpose - Elizabeth Peters
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
When words have vanished, when daily habits have extinguished emotional exchange, only killing silence remains and indifference takes over. ( "Words had disappeared" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Most people think that making a living from books is fun or joyful, but there's much more to it than what the eyes can see, and I wish I had more time for more profitable and also joyful activities. - Robin Sacredfire
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
24 hours a day, ain't enough anymore! But give some a Century a day and procrastination would still be their undoing. - Nike Thaddeus
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
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
We thought all this teaching was to make us smart. What it did was make us stupid. With all the little facts we learned, we never had the time to think. - Chuck Palahniuk
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
It came to my house.It sat on my shoulders.Your shadow is yours. I told it so. I said it was yours.I have carried it with me too long. I give it back. - Mark Strand
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
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method. - Jack Kerouac
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
Same thing now; my freedom had to be paired with availability, or else it became a disorder. - Sophie Fontanel
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
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
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
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
But memories were fragile and not to be trusted. They were a weight that Faolin did not need to carry with him when he set out that morning. Things of the past, like the fragile boy he had been, had no place on a man’s journey towards his future. - Madeline Claire Franklin
When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings. - Dean Jackson
Back in the day, it was either both a mother and her daughter had pubic hair, or the daughter didn’t. Today, in many a case, the mother is the one who doesn’t. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I've been traveling so much, I haven't had time to grow it.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over. - Aesop
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
The only time I ever really suffered in body or mind, the only time that I ever fancied myself unwell, or had any ideas of danger, was the winter that I passed by myself. As long as we could be together, nothing ever ailed me, and I never met with the smallest inconvenience. - Jane Austen
Now I had my goals,I made my plansAnd things I ought to achieve.I thought success was the lock, And hard work was the key. - Nirab karki
Dr. Enoch Ngo'ma, said, "Your spiritual battle that has nothing to define your capabilities. May the favour of the Lord overshadow you at this time. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard
Courage was something John Reckless only ever wished he had. Courage was not a given; it was acquired, earned. You had to take the difficult paths, and John had always picked the easy ones. - Cornelia Funke
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
In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet. - Winston S. Churchill
What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before. - Mark Twain
Every successful person has had to overcome the fear of failure. - Debasish Mridha
My thoughts and imaginations are little seeds. I want them to grow tall and strong like a tree. I plant them in the soil of paper and let them grow to shade and support the world with beauty, love, joy. - Debasish Mridha
The something which had been a future was now a present and would become a past. - Betty Smith
Maybe I'd see how you could be so certain that we had no chance...at all. - Jason Robert Brown
Leadership is the act of serving others and has no gender preference. - Farshad Asl
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
If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect. - Ted Turner
Johnson had a sense of humor, and he could kid with me, he would say. Johnson didn’t enjoy talking with most liberals. He didn’t think they had a sense of humor. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages. - Cyrano de Bergerac
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
Don't judge me by my mistakes, judge me by the implications they had. - Amit Abraham
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
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
Love thrives not in the heart that shadows dreadeth. - William Shakespeare
If we didn't have shadow we'd just sit around loving the light, likely doing nothing with it. - S. Kelley Harrell
When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow. - Ursula K. Le Guin
We're shadows! of naught;living, dying! for what's not. - Fakeer Ishavardas
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
Reading had become his insatiable vice. - Gabriel García Márquez
paradise seemed further away than India, but Hell had become a bit closer - V.S. Naipaul
There is a harmony In autumn, and a lustre in its sky, Which through the summer is not heard or seen, As if it could not be, as if it had not been! - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Yang tidak wajar justru ketika kita tidak punya rasa apa-apa terhadap aneka perubahan dan kondisi yang terjadi - Ririe Khayan
Even the self-assured truth-finders and self-proclaimed freedom-fighters reject Truth. As admirable as such endeavors may be, they still only really want it so long as it to some extent confirms what they had already presumed to be true. - Criss Jami
The biologically harmful effects of man-made environmental radiation was a jigsaw of existing information that needed to be assembled by a group of independent researchers that had a broad range of knowledge and were free of corrupt corporate government influence. - Steven Magee
He who hides himself amongst the shadows deserves to live inside the dark shadows! Meet with the light to deserve the light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
I had the right to remain silent... but I didn't have the ability. - Ron White
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
Perfection isn't necessarily found only in publicly accepted trends. Perfection is found in self. - Nike Thaddeus
I always take Scotch whiskey at night as a preventive of toothache. I have never had the toothache; and what is more, I never intend to have it. - Mark Twain
By now, she was far from the scorch of these sands. After the ransom deal, she would be safely married in England. To Ashton. And Caine, who had hurt her far more than anything Abdullah had planned for her with that long, curved dagger, deserved no better than this torment of knowing it. - V.S. Carnes
The Five C's of Coaching: 1- Clarity 2- Communication3- Collaboration 4- Commitment 5- Culture - Farshad Asl
...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
If you want to kill yourself, kill what you don’t like. I had an old self that I killed. You can kill yourself too, but that doesn’t mean you got to stop living."-, Archie’s Final Project - Vargus
Well, Watson, what do you make of it?'Holmes was sitting with his back to me, and I had given him no sign of my occupation.'How did you know what I was doing? I believe you have eyes in the back of your head.''I have, at least, a well-polished, silver-plated coffee-pot in front of me', said he. - Arthur Conan Doyle
No great deed, private or public, had ever been undertaken in a bliss of certainty. - Leon Wieseltier
I'd rather see the world as a rainbow than endless shade of gray. - Amani Abbas
. . .then his face changed suddenly, as if his skin had been torn downward. Surprise, then shock. His skin gone gray. - Kimberly Cuttler
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
...and who must have had something real about her, or she could not have existed, but it certainly was not her hair, or her teeth, or her figure, or her complexion. - Charles Dickens
My mother had morning sickness after I was born. - Rodney Dangerfield
Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray. - Samuel Chadwick
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
I think that in life you don't need too much; you need friends, you need to do what you like doing. - Zaha Hadid
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
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
Come on! We've had too many dead heroes. Being a coward increases your odds of survival-that's my motto. I'm counting on bieng faster than them. - Cinda Williams Chima
I never said I liked coffee better than sex. I said I'd had it more. - Kevin Sinnott
I believe that when death closes our eyes we shall awaken to a light, of which our sunlight is but the shadow. - Arthur Schopenhauer
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
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.
We had a policy of "no looking back". Once a decision was made, all members of our team were expected to stop talking about obstacles and instead focus intensely on solutions."Don't tell us all the reasons this might not work. Tell us all the ways it could work. - John Wood
I knew someone had to take the first step and I made up my mind not to move. - Rosa Parks
O, that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw and resolve itself into a dew! Or that the Everlasting had not fix'd His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! O God! God! How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! - William Shakespeare
Shadows can only exist where there is light. - Tehya Sky
Leave a person alone who had a unpleasant past if you cant make his future a pleasant, you would do worse - Abayasinha
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
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
Value the wisdom of humility, as well as the sense of perspective it gives you. - Chris Hadfield
He knew the things that were and the things that would be and the things that had been before. - Homer
When you claim to be what you're not, you're deliberately killing opportunities, because those who would have help will shun you, thinking that you had it all already. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
One dictum I had learned on the battlefields of France in a far distant war: You cannot save the world, but you might save the man in front of you, if you work fast enough. - Diana Gabaldon
You can know all there is to know about life and mankind, but what do you really know about yourself? - Yasmina Khadra
Groans that words cannot express are often prayers that God cannot refuse. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
You are your own cannoe and you are your own paddle, so paddle your own cannoe. Society had taught us to give away our power and abilities by making us to believe that other people are responsible for our success and failure. That is not fair! - Israelmore Ayivor
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
Os maus - respondeu Jesrad (um anjo) - são sempre infelizes: servem para pôr à prova um reduzido número de justos espalhados sobre a terra e não mal do qual não resulte um bem. - Voltaire
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
Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Baruch Spinoza
It was as if my sould had left my body, floated up to the ceiling, and was watching me destroy my own career with one deliberately assaultive punch. (Dark City Lights) - Peter Hochstein
Ironically, girls who don't think so much about their family and are a little bit self-centred are not only happier themselves but also maintain good relationships with their families. - Farahad Zama
A series of howls and war cries echoed through the camp....The werewolves and Japanese had attacked."-pg.353 Forbidden Nights with a Vampire - Kerrelyn Sparks
America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up. - Oscar Wilde
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
Winning requires a crystal clear vision, relentless passion and complete dedication with No Excuses. - Farshad Asl
A sense of the divine presence and indwelling bears the soul towards heaven as upon the wings of eagles. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
No one HAS to do something he doesn’t want to do for the rest of his life. But then again, if that’s what you wind up doing, by all means convince yourself that you HAD to do it. You’ll have lots of company. - Hunter S. Thompson
...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
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
I had rather have a fool make me merry, than experience make me sad. - William Shakespeare
The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
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
Out of the unreal shadows of the night comes back the real life that we had known - Oscar Wilde
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
I knew what he felt. The huge buoyant air sack of love that filled his body had just exploded and the collapse was devastating. - Katherine Dunn
Where would I be had I not believed I was incompetent? - Ilona Mialik
My knight, I said jokingly before I had a chance to stop myself. Too late I realized. ~Charlie~ - J.L.Clayton
I had given up the church, more because of its complicity with slavery than from a full understanding of the foolishness of its creeds. - Lucy N. Colman
A man of vision cannot question his potentials. He does not doubt his capabilities. He keeps going because he had seen himself gone already in his visions. - Israelmore Ayivor
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
As she cried, I could feel growing there, as had once before, a presence between us: the tiny perfect form of Sherry nestled between her parents' bodies. Our bodies were shaped by her absence, by the almost unbearable weight of her loss. - Robert J. Wiersema
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
My mother said my father had a drop of dragon blood.Two drops. That, or a cock six feet long. - George R.R. Martin
Prepare yourself for some bad news: Ronald Reagan’s library just burned down. Both books were destroyed. But the real horror: He hadn’t finished coloring either one of them. - Gore Vidal
What fearful shapes and shadows beset his path amidst the dim and ghastly glare of a snowy night! - Frederick Simpson Coburn
We have had enough of the old men and the money-counters!" And people further off took up the cry: "Up Bowman, and down with the moneybags, - J.R.R. Tolkien
The beauties of the North seemed to be intensified by the loss we had experienced there, and they drew us back to them. - David Almond
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.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
and realized that death was not only a permanent probability, as he had always believed, but an immediate reality. - Gabriel García Márquez
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
The body, I had been taught, wants only to live. Suicide, I had understood, is an act not of the body against itself but of the will against the body. Yet here I beheld a body that was going to die rather than change its nature. - J.M. Coetzee
Women: One of the most mysterious forces on the planet have had a very profound impact on men since millennia, for they are gifted with an alchemical agent - Discontinuity ~ Any one who encounters their presence gets disconnected with their past, a very life changing experience. - Ramana Pemmaraju
Love, he told himself, was open to interpretation like any other abstract indulgence but followed the same principles everywhere, irrespective of everything else. One, either won or lost in love, there was no bridge in between, and he decided he had lost, lost to himself, if not to her. - Faraaz Kazi
Life is not just black and white, there are a million shades in between. - Hanif Hassan Barbhuiya
Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down. - Hector Berlioz
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
As a rule, I had murder in my mind. That day, I had it in my heart. - Jane Casey
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
Have you ever taken something out of the clothes hamper because it had become, relatively, the cleanest thing? - Katharine Whitehorn
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
Forget your past,Use your pain;Accept that pain,And Achieve the gain. - Nitesh Nishad
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.
I would love God even if he damned me, because he was so gracious to others. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
It is still beautiful to hear the heart beatbut often the shadow seems more real than the body. - Tomas Tranströmer
Failure brings success to those who don’t quit. - Farshad Asl
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
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
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
What we call the Lord's prayer is actually the Disciple's Prayer because It says "Forgive us our trespasses" and Our LORD Jesus had no sin. Selah - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
It was a prayer that he had never said before, because it was a prayer without words or pleas. - Paulo Coelho
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
Your truest friends are the ones who will stand by you in your darkest moments--because they're willing to brave the shadows with you--and in your greatest moments--because they're not afraid to let you shine. - Nicole Yatsonsky
[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
We just had a near-life experience! - Chuck Palahniuk
He remembered that she was pretty, and, more, that she had a special grace in the intimacy of life. She had the secret of individuality which excites and escapes. - Joseph Conrad
ASPERSE, v.t. Maliciously to ascribe to another vicious actions which one has not had the temptation and opportunity to commit. - Ambrose Bierce
My depth has no depth - Mohadesa Najumi
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 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
Erfarenheten med X hade lärt mig att man inte kan leva genom andra, man kan inte och får inte heller. - Christer Kihlman
We fought back with our music; it was the only weapon we had. - Michael Morpurgo
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
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
I've never wanted more, until I met you. - Christian Grey, Fifty Shades of Grey - E.L. James
When you ask for assistance from your guides and the Masters of LightKnow that they already help you as much as they can.It is you who must come to meet them halfway. Do not ask them as if they had power to change your life.They only can guide you to be your own best guide. - Raphael Zernoff
Stop in somebody's shadow to rest and cool down, and you are lost. No one can make anyone else happy. - Petar Dunov
I knew I was putting you under immense pressure when I rejected your work the other day. I set an impossible deadline - yet you have met it with work that I can only call outstanding. As your teacher, I had to push you to your limits so that you could recognize your own true potential. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Some people’s self-esteem was secretly improved when they discovered that their then-lovers had killed themselves over them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein
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
I thought I had an appetite for destruction, but all I wanted was a club sandwich. - Matt Groening
Character and Professionalism can only be seen when faced with adversity… - Thaddeus L Edwards
I'd always liked her in a way I never had to think about, like the fact of my own hands. - Emma Cline
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.
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
Do not judge the offender before you return back to him his beloved one and his small dreams. - jihad eltabey
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
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
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
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
But the shadow is merely somewhat inferior, primitive, unadapted, and awkward; not wholly bad. It even contains childish or primitive qualities which would in a way vitalize and embellish human existence, but convention forbids! - C.G. Jung
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
We chase dreams and embrace shadows. - Anatole France
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
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 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
If you take steps based on fantasies and illusions, you shall meet realities and remember the had I knows in sorrow - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them. - Carl Friedrich Gauß
Entrepreneurship is not a title, it is a mindset, a way of life; it is the future! - Farshad Asl
Entrepreneurship is where a noble cause meets the passion. - Farshad Asl
Choosing the wrong way makes us feel different and ensured you to take right decision - Nitesh Nishad
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
Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow`s speed. - Howard Nemerov
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
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
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It's the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde
Happiness is a fantasy that real people know doesn't exist. - Angel M.B. Chadwick
Of course, a single verse of the Holy Qur'an or a hadith moves the faithful to good actions, but volumes of books would not move an unwilling person who is like an ass carrying a load of books. - Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhalvi
I love being an author - its the first job I've ever had where I'm paid to daydream. - Greig Beck
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
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since.
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
He had scores to settle with the world, and she, at that moment, was world enough for him. - John Banville
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
Tersenyumlah walaupun beban itu terasa berat. Apapun derita yang tengah kau hadapi kini, percayalah, waktu kan buatmu mengerti... - Irin Sintriana
For a moment, I believed in fate. Such a delicate balance of events had lead to us meeting. It all seemed too much to be a coincidence because I was so delusional in my infatuation. I fell into the trap of my own idea of how things should be. - Ashley Sarel
As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
Easy enough to dismiss others' problems when you had none of your own. - Elizabeth Aston
Stephanie had no problem doing what shewas told, just so long as she was given a good reason why sheshould. - Derek Landy
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
... 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
Leaders don't assume. Assumptions are the termites of leadership. Communicate, communicate, and communicate, until you connect. - Farshad Asl
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. - Plutarch
She had horses who were the blue air of the sky. - Joy Harjo
Oh for a book and a shady nook... - John Wilson
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
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
Happiness is a shadow. If you chase it, it moves further away. But if you turn to make others happy, it will follow you. Make others Happy and be Happy. - RVM
He who puts off the light of another had sown the seed of darkness into his own future. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
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
Lengo la jina la kitabu ni kuishawishi hadhira kusoma dibaji, na lengo la dibaji ni kuishawishi hadhira kusoma salio la kitabu kizima. - Enock Maregesi
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
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
I guess it's human nature to question yourself, to question why all the pain has had to happen? sometimes there isn't any answers it just is what it is and how we make ourselves feel and see through that, is what will determine how we move forward. - Nikki Rowe
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
I didn't have all the answers, but at least I had a goal. Revenge. Who cared if it would eat me up inside and leave me hollow? - Brandon Sanderson
The day we get comfortable with our lives is the day we sacrifice adventure. - Marissa Haddlin
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
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
A girl is not a predictable book but is a closed diary - ashadnan
Every time I think I'm about to seize the moment, it drifts back into the shadows, just beyond my reach. - Paula Hawkins
I had a dream, which seemed so real,I was King of the world, so full of appeal,Upon waking I found I wasn't alone,In a kingdom called Home, sitting on a throne. - Omar Kiam
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
What would be frightening about me jumping out of the bush wearing a pig mask is not the sudden surprise, not me, and not the pig mask, but that the ordinary world had split open for a moment to reveal some possibility never previously considered. - Peter Straub
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.
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
I saw that all things I feared, and which feared me, had nothing good or bad in them save insofar as the mind was affected by them. - Baruch Spinoza
People who write fiction, if they had not taken it up, might have become very successful liars. - Ernest Hemingway
An egotist is a man who thinks that if he hadn't been born, people would have wondered why.
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
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
By the time the Somnambulist had set her creaking bones to rest on their assigned landing pad, Holden had lost all patience with human stupidity.So, of course, it came out to meet him. - James S.A. Corey
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
...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
Science is the best idea humans have ever had. - Bill Nye
There is some awe mixed with the joy of our surprise, when this poet, who lived in some past world, two or three hundred years ago, says that which lies close to my own soul, that which I also had wellnigh thought and said. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Nobody, said Humboldt, had a destiny. One simply decided to feign one until one came to believe in it oneself. But so many things didn't fit in with it, one had to really force oneself. - Daniel Kehlmann
Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had adifferent word for burger flipping; they called it opportunity. - Charles J. Sykes
She isn’t a dream... I let her body free but I have caged her mind inside my universe and uplifted her soul beyond thatShe had her life to fulfill till she comes back to the patient wolf... Her gentleman under the harsh mask of survival without her but for her - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom. - Stephen Vincent Benet
If we had a penny for each time God smiled at us, we would all be billionaires. - Matshona Dhliwayo
He wanted revenge and I knew he would not stop until he got it. I had to hope he would run out of fuel. - Brenda Perlin
An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a future so vivid that it can entice... or terrify, all depending upon how we conduct ourselves today. - Jim Davis
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
I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative and go along with me when I'm telling strange tales. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
Dont struggle for salary.. DO struggle for Success.. - Bhadra
Philosophically speaking, shadows of people are friendlier than people themselves because they come together very easily! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
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
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
Being at one with everything just means accepting that the future is always going to be unsure and learning to find ways to be okay with the uncontrollable sequence of events. - Mohadesa Najumi
Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows. - Helen Keller
Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death. He had ridden only a few miles away when his friend, riding hard, caught up with him, saying 'You gave me the wrong key! - Anaïs Nin
Experience is not necessarily accumulated over the extent of time lived. In my opinion, it is accumulated over the degree and variety of activities a person has been involved in - Nike Thaddeus
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
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
I thought I had everything until I found you. - Turcois Ominek
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
Each of us has an equal amount of Shadow and Light buried in our souls. What makes us different is how much Shadow we choose to suppress, and how much Light we choose to show. - Taylor Chackowsky
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
We had the experience but missed the meaning. - T.S. Eliot
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
I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting Newt Gingrich and having a chat with the fellow on a staircase, ex–Sex Pistols vocalist John Lydon once told Rolling Stone. I found him completely dishonest and totally likable, because he doesn’t care. - Chuck Klosterman
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship. - Dorothy Parker
Only if the human mind had a Garbage Collector.But then, do we know what references we still hold on? - Sapan Saxena
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
Ukhuwah itu tidak bisa dihapus dalam satu perintah, walaupun yang memerintah adalah seorang raja yang mempunyai banyak prajurit. Ukhuwah juga bukan sesuatu yang bisa diminta. Allah lah yang telah menghadirkan ukhuwah di antara kita.. bukan aku, kamu, dia.. dan mereka. - Sasdanu Priambodo
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
Beetroot Cossins had moved to Kuala Lumpur where she had died of lethargy and pie. - St John Morris
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
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
I never said you had to like it. You have to accept it. No regret." - Clare Harding From the current book in writing BUMPKIN by . - Lani Brown
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
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething. - Mark Twain
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 government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves. - Auberon Herbert
Every time you do a good deed you shine the light a little farther into the dark. And the thing is, when you're gone that light is going to keep shining on, pushing the shadows back. - Charles de Lint
The distance between you and the door when you have had enough of your spouse is love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
There is no me. I do not exist. There used to be a me, but I had it surgically removed - Peter Sellers
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
When people try to pull you down, remember, they had to look up to do so. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The horror had begun. - F. Paul Wilson
I'm glad we don't have to play in the shade.
One of the reasons God did not make a lover for Himself when He made one for Adam is because He knew that fewer people would take Him seriously once He had an ex. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The colored hobo and now Junior Rabbit had told us, ‘Be ready to compete but be ready to fight too or you may not get a chance to compete’. - Clarence Hunter
If we can widen the range of experiences beyond what we as individuals have encountered, if we can draw upon the experiences of others who've had to confront comparable situations in the past, then - although there are no guarantees - our chances of acting wisely should increase proportionately. - Edward Hallett Carr
At eight, he had once told his mother that he wanted to paint air. - Vladimir Nabokov
Good and Bad shape your soul like the Light and Shadow shape the tree's - Urbanky Aurel Petru
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
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
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 was astonished at the effect my successful landing in France had on the nations of the world. To me, it was like a match lighting a bonfire.
I had every reason to quit, but you were the reason I wanted it all again. - Karen A. Baquiran
People's rejection can be God's direction for you. - Farshad Asl
...Who knows what death, anxiety of the living, Who knows what loneliness, end of the lovingI could say to myself of the love (I had): Let it not be immortal, since it is flame But let it be infinite while it lasts. - Vinicius de Moraes
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. - William James
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
If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone. - Thomas Hardy
[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
I wish I had been born a storm. No heart, no tears, just a terrible gale'd been good. - Kohta Hirano
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
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
I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. - Oprah Winfrey
The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple as it first appears. Ultimately, knowledge is paralyzing. - Bill Watterson
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
-a superb moon, round as a pumpkin and golden as honey, filling the rooftop world with light, and deep, mysterious shadow. - Barbara Sleigh
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
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
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.
Perbuatanku boleh terkendali tapi bila niatku jahat ... aku tetaplah tidak berakhlak.Bila aku berbuat jahat, negara menghukumku.Untuk itu, undang-undang dan peraturannya sudah jelas.Namun bila aku berniat jahat, siapa yang dapat menerkanya?Aku sendiri bertanggungjawab terhadap niat jahatku. - Anand Krishna
Nietzche started a nonsensical idea that men had once sought as good what we now call evil; if it were so, we could not talk of surpassing or even falling short of them.
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. - Agatha Christie
I hated these visits, because I kept feeling the visitors measuring my fat and stringy hair against what I had been and what they wanted me to be, and I knew they went away utterly confounded. - Sylvia Plath
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
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 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
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. - Walter Scott
Even a man who had survived a hundred battle can break in his hundred-and-first. - George R.R. Martin
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
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.
Sometimes she thought the Creator had only made men to cause trouble for women. - Robert Jordan
It was as if they had climbed the last hill in creation. - Dan Simmons
The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I had a romance novel inside me, but I paid three sailors to beat it out of me with steel pipes. - Patton Oswalt
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
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
Mysteriously, almost unaccountably, my family had ended up in the trees, sort of like the Swiss Family Robinson. - Richard Preston
It seems to me that since I've had children, I've grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from. - Anne Tyler
This art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men. - Captain J. A. Hadfield
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. - Winston Churchill
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
For the first 30years of life, you keep learning. The rest of your life you keep unlearning what you had learnt - Ankala V Subbarao
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
We may not have had the same experiences as other parents, but I’m okay with that now. - Stacy A King
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 am the Merlin, bane of the Vale, terror of the four lands. I am chaos and shadows, the last of my people. - Jennifer Silverwood
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
We often settle for what's available and what's available isn't always great. You are destined to achieve greatness! - Farshad Asl
How—I didn't know anyword for it—how "unlikely". . .How had I come to be here,like them, and overheara cry of pain that could havegot loud and worse but hadn't? - Elizabeth Bishop
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
I won't fuck with you if you can't seem to understand. - Jessiie Mahadeo
My heart had been a darkened room for so very long, but then you found the light switch. - John Mark Green
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
There had to be dark and muddy waters so that the sun could have something to background it's flashing glory. - Betty Smith
If God had a wife, He would be in trouble too if He dodged His chores. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The others in the dorm thought I wanted to be a writer, because I was always alone with a book, but I had no such ambition. , Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
Fatigue had started to set in...and now my eyes showed it as I struggled to keep them open. - Jennifer Starzec
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
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
We are civilized animals doing uncivilized things. - Angel M.B. Chadwick
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
his shirt had more wrinkles than a smoker's lips - Diana Rowland
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
She had a wild, wandering soul but when she loved, she loved with chaos and that made all the difference. - Ariana Dancu
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
In the cherry blossom's shadethere's no such thingas a stranger. - Kobayashi Issa
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
He did not care upon what terms he satisfied his passion. He had even a mad, melodramatic idea to drug her. - W. Somerset Maugham
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
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
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
Fiction was invented the day Jonah arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.. - Gabriel García Márquez
La gente habla mucho sin utilizar ninguna palabra. - Mark Haddon
I burn, I shiver, out of this sun, into this shadow. - Virginia Woolf
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
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
I could tell he was just as scared to love as I, But we still both carelessly climbed into eachothers arms and before we knew it, love had found us. - Nikki Rowe
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
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
It was strange how fear had gone,now that we knew the worst and had a fighting man by our side. - John Buchan
The sorrow we feel when we lose a loved one is the price we pay to have had them in our lives. - Rob Liano
To say I had some pent-up anger would be like saying Britney Spears had minor impulse-control issues. - Molly Harper
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
We don't blame your shadow for the shape of your body. Don't blame others for the shape of your experience. - Gillian Duce
...convinced that in trying to please all, he had pleased none, and had lost his ass into the bargain. - Aesop
We nearly had our asses handed to us in a sling by a bunny rabbit? - A.J. Culpepper
I thought: hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made. - Lu Xun
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
We had a threesomeYou, me and my depressionDepression fucks hard - Benedict Smith
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
Books, I found, had the power to make timestand still, retreat or fly into the future. - Jim Bishop
Only your faith can make your fears go away. - Farshad Asl
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
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
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
Ennui had more distractions far more amusing than the automatons of a watchmaker in Mühlenberg. - Steven Millhauser
So beautiful! I had no idea! I had no idea... - Carl Sagan
By now the crusaders had christened the most powerful French catapult 'Mal Voisine', or 'Bad Neighbour', while nicknaming the Muslim stone-thrower that targeted it for conter-bombardment 'Mal Cousine', or 'Bad Relation'. - Thomas Asbridge
The world commands our desire for purity but bids that we not be too precise about it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity. - George Ade
And he, like many jaded people, had few pleasures left in life save good food and drink. - Honoré de Balzac
He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it. - Dante Alighieri
That door had a lot to say, people entered and people left but never the same! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Had I known but yesterday what I know today,I’d have taken out your two gray eyesAnd put in eyes of clay;And had I known but yesterday you’d be no more my ownI’d have taken out your heart of fleshAnd put in one of stone - Tam Lin Neville
She had taken many more punches to both body and soul than anyone should ever have to endure. But she had been able to rebel every time. - Stieg Larsson
The nearer a man lives to God, the more intensely has he to mourn over his own evil heart." -Charles Spurgeon - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Everything I do has a purpose, all of God's beings have a purpose. Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man. - Muhammad Ali
The lines of fate on my hand, once so bright, faded into echo.The memory of his face in my dreams, once so luminous passed into shadow. - Farrah Naseem
We’ve had bad luck with our kids they’ve all grown up. - Christopher Morley
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
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
one big problem and a great paradox in the arena of life is the problem of where or how a person is now and what, who and where he wants to be or have tomorrow. Had it not be this problem, we would have been relaxing all day long - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator? - Stephen Hawking
The Sun-Dial at Wells CollegeThe shadow by my finger castDivides the future from the past:Before it, sleeps the unborn hourIn darkness, and beyond thy power:Behind its unreturning line,The vanished hour, no longer thine:One hour alone is in thy hands,--The NOW on which the shadow stands. - Henry Van Dyke
With a roof over his head he had ceased to work, living off his [war] pension and his wits, both hopelessly inadequate. - Spike Milligan
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
I've had great success being a total idiot. - Jerry Lewis
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
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
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
If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had. - I. F. Stone
I think the biggest achievement of my life is that I followed my heart when I knew what it wanted, and had faith in destiny when I didn't know what it held. - Mansi Laus Deo
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
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
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous. - Robert Benchley
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
is dedicated to serves the unfortunate, regardless of a person's religion, race, ethnicity, or gender, as a demonstration of God's unconditional love for all people, helping communities worldwide.Ethical junction making choices easy. - Paul Chehade
If God were mortal and had but one life to give, he would have been more careful about how he created the world. - A.E. Samaan
I 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
She knew herself, how she had slowly, over years, become a cat, a wolf, a snake, anything but a girl. How she had wrung out her girlhood like death. - Catherynne M. Valente
It will, It had, It is happening, depending on how you think and react about it. - Savan Solanki
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
Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream. - Euripides
I don't worry about getting old. I'm old already. Only young people worry about getting old. When I was 65 I had cupid's eczema. I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked. - George Burns
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
She hadn't chosen him over all the others. The truth was that she hadn't even thought about anyone else. - Paolo Giordano
She saw how the mind makes forever, in order to store the things it had already lost. - Richard Powers
Master Plato once said that Lux est umbra Dei; light is the shadow of God. I say this way: Light is the god of shadow! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
The difference between poverty and prosperity is the mindset of living out of necessity instead of possibility. - Farshad Asl
سأحاول أن أحبك, لا لأنك جدير بهذا الحب ولكن لأنى جدير بأن أنّظف قلبى من كره الأخرين - Shadi Kamal Kandil
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
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
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
Amazing how eye and skin color come in many shades yet many think sexuality is just gay or straight. - DaShanne Stokes
My mother always told meNo monster lived beneath my bed,But she had failed to warn meIt laid on top of it instead. - Erin Hanson
If 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
As soon as we left the ground I knew I myself had to fly! - Amelia Earhart
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
He wasn't that good looking, he had the social skills of a wet cat and the patience of a caffeinated hummingbird - Karen Chance
The two dark faces, In front of red sky, beside the water bodies, under the shadow, upon the way ! makes the world to feel that we are not failures ! we are brothers - DINESH DEVIREDDY
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. - James Baldwin
Was I asleep? Had I slept? - Samuel Beckett
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. - Groucho Marx
He had measured five feet four inches of pure gamecock. - Flannery O'Connor
Sylvie wishes the anti-depressants had been around when she was in her early twenties, not only to rescue her from the dark tunnels that came when her brother first got sick, but also to keep her from fucking all those assholes. - Francesca Lia Block
The world is full of all sorts of brilliant stuff and I haven't found out all about it yet, so I don't want anyone messing it about or endin' it before I've had the chance to find out about it.-Adam to DEATH & the 4 horsepeople of the Apocalypse - Neil Gaiman
REMEMBERwhenever wherever you are.you're representing someone or somethingbut,in Grave you are your own Representative - Fahad Rashiq
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
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
Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all. - Isaac Asimov
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
All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. - Terry Pratchett
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
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
Look around you… There! Yes, there!! There's what you need to succeed. - Nike Thaddeus
When Small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set. - Lin Yutang
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
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
The jolt of fear had burned all the red out of my blood. - Johnson, Denis
I found a word, and carefully placed it next to another. Soon I had a bridge and a pathway to a wonderful future. - Tim Hollingworth
Don't be a shadow of anyone,You are unique way or another - Mohammed Sekouty
All ministries, therefore, must be subjected to this test—if they do not glorify Christ, they are not of the Holy Spirit. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If you have a sharp brain, then you are an artist. - mohammad rishad sakhi
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting:The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star,Hath had elsewhere its setting,And cometh from afar:Not in entire forgetfulness,And not in utter nakedness,But trailing clouds of glory do we come - William Wordsworth
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
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
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
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
... that "take" was a word people used for those who had so little to give as to be immeasurable. - Adam Johnson
...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
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
We all have had our share of broken promises.. Learn from those who do not honor their words and put your focus on "Being Honorable" ~bns - Bluenscottish
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
He had learned over the years that poor people did not feel so poor when allowed to give occasionally. - Lawana Blackwell
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
We never shall have any more time we have, and we have always had, all the time there is.
Oh, that I had wings like a dove! - Bible
Caine might have smiled at her, had his heart not been breaking to smithereens inside of him. - V.S. Carnes
Once or twice I saw evidence that rats had been nesting among the books, rearranging them to make snug two and three-level homes for themselves and smearing dung on the covers to form the rude characters of their speech. - Gene Wolfe
There are no shadows in darkness. Shadows are created by light, and only exist in the presence of light. Refusing to acknowledge our shadow leads us to deny the presence of light in us. - Franco Santoro
At the root of everything lay the passionatedesire of thinking people to find a simple, unifying norm for society like the law of gravity that Newton had found for nature. - James H. Billington
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
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
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
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
I remember calling the council's cemetery department to ask about body decomposition in different soil types. Once they had verified that I was a novelist and not a sicko, they were extremely helpful. - Sara Sheridan
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
I can't go outside, I know to much to be out there and I had never liked people. - Deyth Banger
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
You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun. - Shaun Hick
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....
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year. - Tom Lehrer
If you're the only one that can see the genius in you, It's best you revisit the drawing board. - Nike Thaddeus
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
Living to please people is like chasing many shadows at the same time! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I had no eyelashes left. So when I cried, the tears rolled down, unabated to my mouth. My saliva tasted those days, like a salt lake. Or so he said.'('Left from Dhakeshwari') - Kunal Sen
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
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
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
I slept under the moonlight and set my soul free, caged within jars like fireflies". - Prajakta Mhadnak
My shadow serves as the friend I crave. - Anna Akhmatova
It's more real to me here than if I went up," he suddenly heard himself say; and the fear lest that last shadow of reality should lose its edge kept him rooted to his seat as the minutes succeeded each other. - Edith Wharton
Respect of power is Important, But it shouldn't turn to Cowardice. - Naishadh A. Gajjar
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. - Erica Jong
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
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
We were talking of DRAGONS, Tolkien and I In a Berkshire bar. The big workman Who had sat silent and sucked his pipe All the evening, from his empty mug With gleaming eye glanced towards us: "I seen 'em myself!" he said fiercely. - C.S. Lewis
She had left me thirsty and all my life would be thirst and longing for what I had lost before I found it. - Jean Rhys
I wish I had heard him more clearly: an oblique confession is always a plea. - James Baldwin
Success is not about what you have; instead, it is about who you are becoming. -Farshad Asl No Excuses Mindset - -Farshad Asl “No Excuses Mindset”
And all I could see would be stars. And stars are the places where the molecules that life is made of were constructed billions of years ago. For example, all the iron in your blood which stops you from being anemic was made in a star. - Mark Haddon
I had to piece together a diet for her, too. I knew which combinations of which foods on which days would rehang everything that was draped so delicately beneath her skin. In a matter of months, the body under the smock was organized anew, redistributed - Gary Lutz
Not Hercules could have knock'd out his brains, for he had none. - William Shakespeare
What if there had been room at the inn?
Someone who loves you will reveal beautiful things within yourself... things you had never noticed before... things nobody else cared to. - Steve Maraboli
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
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
Through my seeking of what is beyond beautiful, of what is intriguing, of what is free from all imperfections and wrongs, I realise my soul is not from here. I belong to a different place, from a different world, a different existence. - Khadija Rupa
It’s like this…a starving man would gladly eat a radish, right? In fact, a radish would be a feast if that’s all he had. But if he had a buffet in front of him, the radish would never be chosen. - Colleen Houck
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
He had heard people speak contemptuously of money: he wondered if they had ever tried to do without it. - W. Somerset Maugham
O what fine thought we had because we thought that the worst rogues and rascals had died out.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
A leader must stand up for his team even when he has to stand alone. - Farshad Asl
I resented the idea of being talented. I couldn’t respect it in my experience, no one else did. Being called talented at school had only made me a target for resentment. I wanted to work. Work, I could honor. - Alexander Chee
She had died, I just never told her. So still, we walk, eat and sleep together, in fear one day she'll come to realize it. - Anthony Liccione
I knew, as soon as I woke up, that the dream had come from God and it was about the reality of Jesus. The truth of Him. The He was a person whose pronouns you had to capitalize. That He was God. - Lauren F. Winner
If I had the power to burn evil over 6 billion people wouldn't be alive today. - Daniel Marques
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
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
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
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
Let your cares drive you to God. I shall not mind if you have many of them if each one leads you to prayer. If every fret makes you lean more on the Beloved, it will be a benefit. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress. - George Eliot
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
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
The facts of variability, of the struggle for existence, of adaptation to conditions, were notorious enough; but none of us had suspected that the road to the heart of the species problem lay through them, until Darwin and Wallace dispelled the darkness. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Rincewind had been told that death was just like going into another room. The difference is, when you shout, 'Where's my clean socks?' no-one answers. - Terry Pratchett
Maybe she had it wrong all this time and her empty heart could never be filled by his ingenious broken spirit. Maybe this yearning had nothing to do with him, and everything to do with her. - Coco J. Ginger
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
I had a tumor. But it was great. - David Rakoff
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
I’m beginning to wish I’d had you deported after the first murder! Death seems to follow you around like the plague. - Steve Robinson
Often it feels like I am breathing today only because a few years back I had no idea which nerve to cut... - Sanhita Baruah
We had no choice. Sadness was a dangerous as panthers and bears. the wilderness needs your whole attention. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Charles Dickens
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his. - Helen Keller
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
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall. - James Patterson
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
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
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
He wondered why he wasn't as in love with her as he was with...Hector had only shared enjoyment with (her)...he shared everything, enjoyment and sorrow...but for some time now they'd shared too much frustration, boredom and fatigue. - François Lelord
The ground was silvery, as if some stars had fallen there. - Heather O'Neill
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
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
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.
Some there be that shadow kiss; Such have but a shadow's bliss. - William Shakespeare
Death had marked his family with unbreakable black halos, until only two remained. - R.W. Patterson
Life would be a great deal easier if dead things had the decency to remain dead. - Doug MacLeod
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
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
Their beauty had always seemed to him like the beauty of pressed flowers-lovely, but dead. - Cassandra Clare
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
Two wrongs' create an additional problem.'A wrong' plus 'A right' creates a remorse.'Two rights' create a solution. - Emmanuel Aghado
Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it. - Thaddeus Golas
Without the sun, there is no shadow; without the Son, there is only shadow. - Anthony Liccione
I swooned again I had that moment of falling in love with reading again. - Christos Tsiolkas
The most beautiful of human things are born in the shadows and thrive there and are endangered by light - Prabhukrishna M
The old longing i had thought dead, rose in me like a flame - Sam Selvon
Unforgiveness is a shadow of the past; it is behind you, but you always know it is there. Sorrow and bitterness covers your heart like the darkness covers the night. - Deborah Brodie
If Nero had played a better fiddle, Rome might never have burned. - Marty Rubin
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
You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long. - Rabindranath Tagore
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
If a rhinoceros were to enter this resteraunt now, there is no denying he would have great power here. But I would be the first to rise and assure him that he had no authority whatever. - G. K. Chesterton
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
That little man in black over there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him. - Sojourner Truth
Вчись говорити так, ніби твої слова —останнє, що почує той, хто завтра помре. - Serhiy Zhadan
Pru had gotten under his skin, and like her, he wanted more. So much more. He wanted to know her secrets, the ones that sometimes put those shadows in her eyes. He wanted to know what made her tick. And more than anything, he wanted to taste her again.Every inch of her. - Jill Shalvis
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
Psychic is the new normal. - Chad Mercree
My heart had been crush torn and crumble but I'm still here and I'm not broken I'm still fighting my way out - Joyce Guo
She's the original good time that was had by all. - Bette Davis
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
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
Imagine you saw a colour in your dream, which you have never seen before. It doesn't consist of any colours or shades that you know. Trying to describe that colour would be as difficult as trying to belive that there is enough love & compassion in the world so every human can feel happiness. - Egor Kraft
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
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
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
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
The most beautiful women I have known had one thing in common apart from beauty: humility. It's a shame that those with less to boast about do it the most. - Donna Lynn Hope
All my life I had thought that if you worked hard you would be rewarded. If you worked your ass off, there would be some reward for you. But now I knew that the reward was just the chance to work your ass off. - Don J. Snyder
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
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
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
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
Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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.
Perhaps women were once so dangerous they had to have their feet bound. - Maxine Hong Kingston
By perseverance the snail reached the ark. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I was the wings that kept her aloft, while the churning sea of reality nipped at her feet. I kept her from drowning, but I still felt bad, that her toes had to experience such dreadful cold. - Hubert Martin
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
Life is magical. If life had no magic, it would be tragic. - Debasish Mridha
What are you good at?" asked the owner."Going after what I believe in." That was the only possible reply; she had spent her life in pursuit of what she believed in. The only problem was that she believed in something different everyday. - Paulo Coelho
Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened. - Winston S. Churchill
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. - William James
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
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
If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
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
I only knew to treat the male asshole as if it had a grenade buried inside of it that could ignite a deadly explosion of anger, trauma, and sexual confusion. - Maggie Young
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
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
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
Entrepreneurship is an art, you do it because you love it. - Farshad Asl
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
Thatcher set ordinary people free, but into a landscape that her other policies had already shaped to suit other, more powerful interests, such as large corporations or Britons with inherited wealth. - Andy Beckett
A whetstone, though it cannot cut, may sharpen a knife that will. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I had never before considered leaving my religion, my family, my customs, and my beliefs behind. It was all that I had ever known. Would it be worth it to give it all up? I had no way of knowing. It was frightening even to contemplate a life beyond - Carolyn Jessop
For the hand of a beauty with honest words and sensibilities so mighty.Though your mother and father had hoped for something more fragile (and flighty), - Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney
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
Life was simple before World War II. After that, we had systems.
If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe. - Abraham Lincoln
"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
I have everything now I had 20 years ago except now, it's all lower. - Gypsy Rose Lee
If everyone had a dad like mine, no one would have sex tapes. - Tina Fey
I searched for my own heartand long after I had lost my wayin the days trailing past with their foliagein the aloof sky blue with distanceI thought I'd find my heartwhere I'd kept your eyes two brown butterfliesand I saw the swallows swoopand shadows starlings - Ingrid Jonker
Long time ago I had this thing called hope, but like I said it was long ago - JJM
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
They do horrible, unchildish things because they they have had very horrible, unchildish lives. - Edward Humes
I'd been willing to kill for the people I loved for a very long time; now I had to start living for them. - Laurell K. Hamilton
If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. - Arthur Goldberg
Leo had seen Tia Callida in action; she liked knives, snakes and putting babies in roaring fires. Yeah, definitely let's unleash her rage. Great idea. - Rick Riordan
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his ancestors. - Plato
Mother Teresa didn't walk around complaining about her thighs -- she had shit to do. - Sarah Silverman
Allow yourself to see the good in people. Not every sinister face harbors a wicked heart. - Nike Thaddeus
He had a heart that could have held the empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar.
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
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
!حاول قبل ماتموت ماتسيبش احلامك مجّرد احلام - Shadi Kamal Kandil
You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
...there was alienation in the standing consciousness that his squareness would not fit the round hole that had been prepared for him. - Thomas Hardy
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
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
More than once I should have lost my soul to radicalism if it had been the originality it was mistaken for by its young converts. - Robert Frost
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
All the successful personalities had one common element, they all liked reading books. - Amit Kalantri
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
In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from. - Peter Drucker
I am insane, does that surprise you? Ha! I think my mind is crumbling, just like crackers. If I had written five minutes earlier I would have wept, if I had written ten minutes earlier I would have told you to leave me alone, if I wait any longer I won’t write at all. - @ neuroticdream Tumblr
My art is an act of creation and destruction, with all the sorrow and joy these engender as well as all the shadow and light these contain. - Kathryn V. White
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
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 cheerful music is a powerful light for the shadows of sorrow! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The sharp knife of a short life, wellI've had, just enough time. - Kimberly Perry
Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world. - Heinrich Heine
No one ever said that making love had to be a gently-flowing river which slowly became a flood. Sometimes the raging torrent came first. As it did now, as tempers drove it and the desire to fight each other became as compelling as the desire to drown in each other‘s surging swell. - Michelle Reid
Seemingly from the dawn of man all nations have had governments; and all nations have been ashamed of them. - G. K. Chesterton
...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
Fear separates--makes us feel alone--disconnected--while love--love does just the opposite--it unites. {shadowland} - Alyson Noel
Dr. John Nash Ott had discovered by 1987 that glass, artificial light sources, electricity and electronic systems were having extensive detrimental effects on plants, animals and humans. - Steven Magee
Every situation you conquer, you find the strength, your never knew you had. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It was his home now. But it could not be his home till he had gone from it and returned to it. Now he was the Prodigal Son. - G.K. Chesterton
O bliss of the collector, bliss of the man of leisure! Of no one has less been expected and no one has had a greater sense of well-being than... a collector. Ownership is the most intimate relationship one can have to objects. No t that they come alive in him; it is he who comes alive in them. - Walter Benjamin
RACK, n. An argumentative implement formerly much used in persuading devotees of a false faith to embrace the living truth. As a call to the unconverted the rack never had any particular efficacy, and is now held in light popular esteem. - Ambrose Bierce
The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo. - Terry Pratchett
We bear the world and we make it... There was never a great man who had not a great mother - it is hardly an exaggeration. - Olive Schreiner
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
When you're living, just living, dreams come true you never knew you had. - Marty Rubin
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did. - Bette Davis
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
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
The fountain of youth resides in our memory. You will never outlive your shadow. - Lorin Morgan-Richards
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
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
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
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
Between the desire And the spasm Between the potency And the existence Between the essence And the descent Falls the Shadow - T. S. Eliot
If I had to sum up homeschooling in one word, it would be freedom. - Tamara L. Chilver
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
If you had the option to pray for me or fight with me, you better choose the fight. - Darnell Lamont Walker
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 thousand times I was ready to regret and take back my rash statement - yet it had been the truth. - Hermann Hesse
Was that his name? I never had a chance to ask. He was too intent upon tearing out my throat for us to engage in idle chitchat. - John Connolly
If happiness always depended on what we had, then the richest would always be Glad, not Sad. - RVM
Look around you,something is behind you. find it whether it's me or your Shadow - yakoobkhan
I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like "What I'm Going to be If I Grow Up - Lenny Bruce
The yellow moon dreamilytipping buttons of lightdown among the leaves. Marimba,marimba - from beyond theblack street.Somebody dancing,somebodygetting the helloutta here. Shadows of catsweave round the treetrunks,the exposed knotty roots.("Scenes from the Life of the Peppertrees") - Denise Levertov
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
There was a brown substance inside and Chase had no doubt: it was heroin. Only a tiny amount, but very pure." - Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.2 - Stefania Mattana
Do the little things. In the future when you look back, they'd have made the greatest change. - Nike Thaddeus
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.
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. - Mark Twain
All these words we use, anybody can be a genius now. It used to be you had to have a thought no one ever had before or you had to invent a number. Now, it's like, "Hey, I've got a cup in case we need another cup." "Dude, you're a genius!" - Louis C. K.
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
Think Different, Lead Different, Live Different. - Farshad Asl
He's a sweet man whose crime was that he didn't love me quite enough, and because this wasn't much of a crime I had to make up some bigger ones. - Nick Hornby
four geological eras had to pass so that human beings would be able to outsing the birds and die for love. - Gabriel García Márquez
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
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
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
If you don't have shadows, you're not in the light. - Lady Gaga
Act. Procrastination costs money. - Farshad Asl
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
[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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
When I became too much myself, I had to change my life. - Abby Norman
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
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
She had not expected, out in the world, to find herself quite so much the wrong sort of person. - Ali Smith
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
Like a kite, carried by the wind, he followed her into the fluffy white clouds of her imagination. He didn't think her silly for living in the sky, but rather, he marveled at the wondrous life she had created on the outskirts of reality. He knew her love would elevate him to new emotional heights. - Jaeda DeWalt
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
The dreams we had of finding meaning and fulfillment through our jobs have faded into the reality of professional politics, burnout, boredom and intense competition. - Vicki Robin
had all the attributes of a perfect man, and, in my opinion, no finer personality ever existed.{Edison's opinion of the great Robert Ingersoll} Thomas A. Edison - He
I took a heavenly ride through our silenceI knew the moment had arrivedFor killing the past and coming back to life". - Pink Floyd
Live with compassion, work with confidence, and create opportunities for others to conquer the world. - Farshad Asl
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
Flirting with the dark side has always had it's fascination. Because you learn, and there's wisdom there. Escpecially with the post-Freudian era with the young, the shadow is ninety percent gold. You hold treasures there that you need to learn about yourself to be a whole person. - Edward Herrmann
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
If an infant had the capacity to think hard about this world, it would have wanted to go back to its mother's womb again - Munia Khan
RHADOMANCER, n. One who uses a divining-rod in prospecting for precious metals in the pocket of a fool. - Ambrose Bierce
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done. - Louis D. Brandeis
Cause sometimes what makes you two is shadow and you. - Jayson lobo
Jo claimed that the reason people survived breakups was that within days of the amputation, Mother Nature started reminding you of what you had been doing without, what could have been better, all the samll discontents you had been filing away. - Emma Donoghue
It was very sad under the trees. Although spring was well advanced, in the deep shade there was nothing but death-rotten leaves, gray and white fungi, and over everything a funeral hush. - Nathanael West
Rahul had wondered how someone could love their beloved so much that their dedication to them became one of the wonders of the world. - Faraaz Kazi
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
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
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
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
I’ve had a lot of lieutenants over the years, and all the good ones were sick, sick individuals. You might be the best one yet. - Sergeant Berland in Orphan Brigade
We already live on the planet of war, we already live on the red planet, and it's a war against children. All the other wars are just the shadows of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
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
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game and do it by watching first some high-school or small-town teams - Jacques Barzun
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
Nights without beginning that had no end. Talking about a past as if it'd really happened. Telling themselves that this time next year, this time next year, things were going to be different. - Raymond Carver
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
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
[On Jason Mashak's I Was Trained to See Shadows, in his poetry book SALTY AS A LIP:] A nice bit of smooth, full-bodied, surreal story telling. I like it. - John Bennett
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
How strange the feelings when it was not your name anymore that appeared as that person's favorite. - Hamidah Dolhadi
Curses are like chickens, they always come home to roost. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
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
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
Hide not your talents, they for use were made,What's a sundial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it. - Thomas Carlyle
Treat this world as I do, like a wayfarer; like a horseman who stops in the shade of a tree for a time, and then moves on. - Idries Shah
How do you paint a writer's block?Just fill it with fifty shades of black. - Ana Claudia Antunes
...all his thoughts were of how lucky he was to inhabit such a beautiful earth, how lucky he had been to solve his problems with music, and how pleasant it was to look forward to another night of sleep and another day tomorrow, and the fresh morning, and the light that returns with the day. - E.B. White
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
I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness...
Someone had given my daughter a doctor's kit. Carefully, she takes her own temperature, places the pressure cuff around her arm. Then she takes the cuff off and examines it. "Would you like to be a doctor when you grow up?" I ask her. She looks at me oddly. "I'm already a doctor," she says. - Jenny Offill
Fear is a shadow of false perception and unreal imaginations. - Debasish Mridha
Talent comes from education you had,languages you know and finally from skills you gain in your life. - Adriano Corso
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 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
He hadn't a single redeeming vice. - Oscar Wilde
I hold ambition of so light a quality that is is but a shadow's shadow. - William Shakespeare
Literature simply becomes richer after you've been fired, rejected, stranded, or had to change a few midnight diapers. - Christian Bauman
Love it the way it is. - Thaddeus Golas
I don’t know if this happens in all relationships, but I just got so sick of his all too familiar stories. I had heard these stories so many times that I could have recited them myself. - Brenda Perlin
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
A student whose life is filled with woes least had and understood the hands of a good teacher that shape lives in a distinctive way - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a getter-doner, and it was okay to be identified by the neighbors as the little lady who had a dump truck of manure delivered, a load that made the entire neighborhood smell like a dairy barn for weeks. - Dee Williams
The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one. - Seneca
I had lots of good intentions but I wasted them on people who didn't deserve them... - Bellamkonda Avinash Babu
A strange marriage that had been, though most marriages appear strange to spectators. - Ellen Glasgow
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
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
I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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
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)
I had learned that every patient has the right to hope, despite long odds, and it was my role to help nurture that hope. - Jerome Groopman
A 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
Faithfully, Calvi was following the rules to the letter. He knew one thing: Whatever was in that document had caused the death of the leader of the Catholic Church. Who’d be next? - Peter J. Tanous
I had witnessed the sort of atrocities during the war than threaten to steal a man's soul. - Christina Henriquez
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it. - Desiderius Erasmus
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
Writing well means never having to say, "I guess you had to be there. - Jef Mallett
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
Our imagination flies -- we are its shadow on the earth. - Vladimir Nabokov
A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimist. - Don Marquis
If you're servant enough, you can shrink into the shadows, even in the bright morning sun and even if you're large enough to often block it. - Erica Eisdorfer
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
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
Love cannot be hidden. It even shines in the darkest places." ~ , The Shadow Catcher's Daughter - Carla Olson Gade
Trust had become a commodity that few could afford. - Kimberly Derting
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.
Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade. - Rudyard Kipling
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
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
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
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
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
I will do" gives you a great chance to win; "I will try" gives you a great chance to lose. Pick your words wisely. - Farshad Asl
Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue, But, like the shadow, proves the substance true. - Alexander Pope
...if you give such a creature two blows with a whip, there are, indeed, two pains: but there is no co-ordinating self which can recognise that 'I have had two pains'. - C.S. Lewis
Private Latimer had become a monster, and he must have guessed this was so. Did a girl love him before? Could she continue to? - Ian McEwan
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
Love elevates the beauty of life. - Farshad Asl
Idiosyncrasy and vicissitude had combined to stamp Sergeant Troy as an exceptional being. - Thomas Hardy
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
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
He drew a circle that shut me out -- Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in.
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
On the one hand you had people constantly fighting Hell; on the other, you had people constantly fighting Hell on earth. - Criss Jami
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
Kisslikeyouneverhada past. - Brandon Villasenor
Low and grovelling thoughts of God must be given up; doubting and despairing must be removed; and self-seeking and carnal delights must be forsaken. Across these deep valleys a glorious causeway of grace must be raised. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy. - James Thurber
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
God cannot be everywhere; that's why he had created Philanthropists(Volunteers and Donors). - Sabiha Hasan
Love falls in love with love; comes like an echo sounding back, searches its mirrored shadow within a look. - Mocco Wollert
Perhaps what matters is not the human pain or joy at all but, rather, the play of shadow and light on a live body, the harmony of trifles assembled...in a unique and inimitable way. - Vladimir Nabokov
Everyone had their own responsibilities, duties and feeling, only you don't have yourself, when you are in love. - Nutan Bajracharya
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
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
If the rock band U2 had been born in Orange County, California, would they have become just another church worship band? - Steve Turner
Light is the shadow of god - Plato
In the depth a light will grow,A silver shine no shadows know, Like wings unfolding in the sky,That circle 'round a gleaming eye,Turning darkness all away,Even depths will know their day,For every shadow has its end,In light!Life will return again! - Robert Fanney
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
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
Link had to make the decision to save himself. - Joyce, T.S.
She was a tragic beauty. Sadness had left its fingerprints all over her face. - John Mark Green
The war is against children, and all the other wars are just a shadow of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
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
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
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
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
If I had lost everything and was out on the streets with no money I would go sit in the library and read and meditate for weeks at a time. - Matthew Donnelly
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
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
I should have liked to be asked to say what I knew. They always tried to ask what I did not know. When I would have willingly displayed my knowledge, they sought to expose my ignorance. This sort of treatment had only one result: I did not do well in examinations - Winston S. Churchill
Unconsciously, I had doubts about everything around me, and all I had to do is to act selfish, and to walk through everything like a wise lady. So I attracted their eyes and I haunted their thoughts. - Sara Keddar
Being more self-aware means welcoming more light into a dull life. When we throw light upon our self-perceptions, we immediately realise that the light has always been there, yet we had created an illusion of darkness. - Raphael Zernoff
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
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
Humility is to make a right estimate of oneself. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
His body had almost no hair and his naked little circumcised johnson was nearly as pale as the rest of him, white as a boy's - perhaps over time one's genitals emerge from the pots and bubbling vats of love permanently stained, like the hands of a wool dyer. - Michael Chabon
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
Cultivate balance. After all, there's no such thing as a shadow without the involvement of light. - Erica Alex
A friendship between a man and a woman was what you called it when one had been pursuing the other for a long time and never gotten anywhere. - Joe Abercrombie
If God created shadows it was to better emphasise the light. - Pope John XXIII
Sometimes I accidentally walk into the places where I and you had spoken before, existed before, which still have the smell ofyour memories, all of a sudden it starts feeling like I have entered a dark room without a door anywhere. Where I can always hear that song I used to love once before. - Akshay Vasu
Wow, that was an expensive looking explosion! I can't believe we had that in the budget. - The Muppets (2011)
The world and the friends that lived in it are shadows: you alone remain real in this drowsing room. - Aldous Huxley
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. - Mark Twain
Would that the Roman people had a single neck [to cut off their head]. - Caligula (Gaius Caesar)
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
Well, first I would ask them if they had read the Bible; then I would ask them if they had understood it. - Jürgen Moltmann
When your purpose and passion are in alignment, your work becomes your calling, your life becomes your dream, and your mindset becomes 20/20 in clarity. - Farshad Asl
Parker: She believed, absolutely, that each person, each heart, had a counterpart—had a mate. A rightness. She’d always believed it, and understood that unshakable belief was a reason she was good at what she did. - Nora Roberts
Robe Moj, ti zelis jedno, Ja drugo, a uvijek se desava onako kako Ja hocu. Pa ako se prepustis onome sto Ja hocu, pruzicu ti i ono sto ti hoces. A ako se ne pokoris... Mojoj odredbi, namucit ces se sa onim sto hoces, a ipak ce biti onako kako Ja hocu! - Hadis
An acquaintance had become a lover, might become a husband, but would retain all that she had noted in the acquaintance; and love must confirm an old relation rather than reveal a new one. - E.M. Forster
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
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. - Helen Keller
It was his knowledge of his own willful stupidity that had brought on his irritation - Keigo Higashino
Even if I told you what scares me, you wouldn't understand how it feels.So just so you know, I've travelled roads I had no idea where they'd take me to.And maybe I don't know much about life and its horrors but trust me, I know enough.And I can fix everything, like I always have. - Simran.M.Anthony
Some people ate less food less often when they each had a home than they now do as hobos. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Tragedy often gives birth to courage, it offers man a platform to change what will be."Eli Storm, Emanuel Stone And The Phoenix Shadow - Isaac Solomon
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
Bob Dole revealed he is one of the test subjects for Viagra. He said on Larry King, 'I wish I had bought stock in it.' Only a Republican would think the best part of Viagra is the fact that you could make money off of it. - Jay Leno
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
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; its when you had everything to do, and you've done it. - Margaret Thatcher
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
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
Don't depend on anyone too much. Even your shadow leaves when it's dark. - Anonymous
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
Think back to the oldest era your mind can fathom, back beyond everything we can remember, when gods were still men who had not yet lived the deeds that would deify them. - Angela B. Chrysler
My house burned downBut anyway, it was afterThe flower petals had already fallen - Tachibana Higuchi
People ask me if I've ever been called a Nazi. I answer that no one has ever had dreams of being tied down and sexually ravished by someone dressed as a liberal.
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
I don't know why, but there's always the part of you, the part that hides in the shadows protecting the self-destruct button, that doesn't ever want to leave the dark behind. - Cecelia Ahern
Oh, they knew it was something, but it couldn't be that -- not that. That was imagination, that was superstition, there was no such thing as that. And before science had caught up with the legend, the legend had swallowed science and everything. - Richard Matheson
She told herself that she longed greatly to go back to those dear merry days when life was seen through a rosy mist of hope and illusion, and possessed an indefinable something that had passed away forever. Where was it now--the glory and the dream? - L.M. Montgomery
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
Only elves and trolls had survived the coming of Man to the discworld: the elves because they were altogether too clever by half, and the trolley folk because they were at least as good as humans at being nasty, spiteful and greedy. - Terry Pratchett
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
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
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
Everyone had learned that it was worth giving up privacy for the merest possibility of fame, and the idea that only a private self was truly autonomous and free had be lost in the static of the airwaves. - Salman Rushdie
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
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
The day you left, it felt like I lost a diary in which I had been writing for so long. Now all that memories flashes in bits and pieces inside my head always and makes me wish that I could sit back and read it all over again. - Akshay Vasu
You could never be certain what you would find in a book that had spent time with someone else. - Erica Bauermeister
She'd always had a hankering for sitting quietly in dark, confined spaces. - Robert Beatty
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
How can a falling dove turn again into a flying dove once again? It really takes the eyes of someone who sees you for the beauty that you really are. And if there are no other eyes there to see you in that way, then you had better be those pair of eyes, for yourself, to see yourself with! - C. JoyBell C.
When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun. - Helen Keller
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 I had an .MP3 of your heartbeat… I might actually get some sleep. - Jennifer Elisabeth
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
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
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
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"
The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on woman. - Nancy Astor
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
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
Some women would not have contracted an STD or STDs had they not been on the pill. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When I went to school every teacher had a BOARD of education. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
When I write, I try to represent the voices of people I've known who had no voice. - Carla H. Krueger
And though they fell as ashes, their shadows drifted as leaves. - Hubert Martin
Seriously, this old woman had no idea how close she came to being squashed like a roach. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency - P.S. Martinez
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
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
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
The wide awake man seizes opportunities or makes them, and thus those who are widest awake usually come to the front. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. - Jay Leno
I can honestly say to you, slaves of the press, that if I had as many love affairs as you have given me credit for, I would now be speaking to you from a jar at the Harvard Medical School. - Frank Sinatra
And Death it calls as the stone crow breaks. Streaks of blood malform its face.Death becomes its withered eyes and the shadows whisper, Lies. Excerpt from "Lies - Angela B. Chrysler
Some women had more penises in their mouth than men had kisses in theirs but it's a relationship that clarifies their worth. - Kent Lamarc
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
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one. - Groucho Marx
I was very strange back then. I could see I had problems. I would sit in a closet a lot of the time and not come out, or I would sit up on top of my desk, or under my desk, or do weird things like get my wisdom teeth out and bleed all over the hallways.
You need to change, renew, and rejuvenate yourself. Put your best foot forward in all that you do; you will develop an unmatched passion. - Farshad Asl
Tyranny is the wolf cast by the shadows of sheep. - Stefan Molyneux
Never doubt my weaseling abilities, Shadowhunter, for they are epic and memorable in their scope. - Cassandra Clare
It was a year ago today your daughter went missing.’ Bagg had closed his eyes, feeling the death going on inside. - Cole Alpaugh
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
All was shattered, and all but memory lost, and one memory above all others, of him who brought the Shadow and the Breaking of the World. And him they named Dragon. - Robert Jordan
This life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been an actual life, you would have received further instructions as to what to do and where to go. - Unknown
We have a choice. We can be jaded by what we’ve lost, or joyous over what that thing had accomplished while we had it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If I had my life to live over... I'd dare to make more mistakes next time. - Nadine Stair
[B]ecause the second time I ever saw you I learned what I had read in books but I never had actually believed: that love and suffering are the same thing and that the value of love is the sum of what you have to pay for it and anytime you get it cheap you have cheated yourself. - William Faulkner
I was brought up by people who loved others. I love people. We had no animosity. We had no feeling that we hate anyone. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
And she had pushed, or she hadn't. The result was all the same. There had been no forgiveness for her. But she'd been so very young. And how was it possible, how could parents do this? How could she not have been forgiven? - Lauren Groff
Clearly, naming the major figures in the tradition had become a tradition in itself. - Gregory Woods
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
CORPORAL, n. A man who occupies the lowest rung of the military ladder. Fiercely the battle raged and, sad to tell, Our corporal heroically fell! Fame from her height looked down upon the brawl And said: "He hadn't very far to fall." Giacomo Smith - Ambrose Bierce
The difference between Socrates and Jesus is that no one had ever been put to death in Socrates' name. And that is because Socrates' ideas were never made law. Law, in whatever name, protects privilege. - E.L. Doctorow
#Ola MusingsHer brow's penciled bowEyes tinged with kohl wowA mere passing shadow of hersCauses dust dry bloom wow!By nCr - NarayanChandraRauf
A year from now you may wish you had started today. - Karen Lamb
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
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
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
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
The wars we haven't had saved many lives. - William Stafford
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
Paulie smiled slightly at this, as profanity had always felt to him like a seal of understanding, a shortcut to extreme feeling that people used when they needed it most. - Kathleen Alcott
You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you. - Mary Tyler Moore
I let go of all that I had thought was wounded, for there is no ego to wound, no ego to hold on with; there is only love & freedom to love. - Jay Woodman
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
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
Life is a path to reach destination.However once it is reached ,implies Life had all kind of sharp turns one time or other for all - N.Manoj
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
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
The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Be persistent, be persistent, they say. But please, do not mistake being a pest for being persistent. - Nike Thaddeus
I've often thought that the process of aging could be slowed down if it had to go through Congress.
And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned to a pillar of salt. So it goes. - Kurt Vonnegut
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
It had been horrible, yes, and he'd never want to do it again - but it truly was his most powerful experience. - Shane Stadler
To ‘let go’ sometimes makes us feel like losers because it means giving up what truly we felt we had a right to. But true strength lies in resisting the urge to hold onto things and people that bring us down. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Here were we wretched creatures of men making for each other's throats, and outraging the good earth which God had made so fair a habitation. - John Buchan
Anyone who claimed that old age had brought them patience was either lying or senile. - Robert Jordan
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit. - Pliny the Younger
I should never make anything of a fisherman. I had not got sufficient imagination - Jerome K. Jerome
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.
Viktor Frankl the Concentration camp survivalist said no matter how much mental or physical abuse had been given nobody could cause him to think something he didn't want to think - Bob Proctor
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
Sometimes I wonder why I exist with all my vast knowledge, while others exist longer with their clichés. - Angel M.B. Chadwick
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
When I stay in one Place, I can hardly think at all; my body had to be on the move to set my mind going." . - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
True Leadership is having multiple generations working together successfully and passionately to create significance. - Farshad Asl
My psychiatrist said I had charisma so at least I'm certified - Stanley Victor Paskavich
No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit. - Sir Frederick G. Banting
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
Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. - Persian Proverb
I had rather be right than be President. - Henry Clay
Even if you had committed a murder, I would have committed one too just so I could be with you… Even if you could not speak, see, hear or walk... I would have always, do you hear me, always stayed with you! - Rom Amor
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
... 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
The greatest joy of a Christian is to give joy to Christ. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves. - Benjamin Constant
You are exactly what God had in mind when He made you. - Gregory Boyle
Through the heartfelt mercies of our God, God's Sunrise will break in upon us, Shining on those in the darkness, those sitting in the shadow of death, Then showing us the way, one foot at a time, down the path of peace. - Anonymous
I couldn't believe it had taken me all these years to see this side of him. He tucked himself inside a shell, shutting himself away from others here because the palace had trapped him. Behind the books and the snippy remarks there was a curious, engaging, and sometimes very charming person. - Keira Cass
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
Now, where had I heard drinking and brawling before? Oh right, Ashley’s father. Well, I wasn’t doing that again. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
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
You know, I went out on a normal amount of dates in my early 20s, and I got absolutely slaughtered for it. And it took a lot of hard work and altering my decision-making. I didn’t date for two and a half years. Should I have had to do that? No. - Taylor Swift
During our darkest moments on the edges of time we mostly deny compassion and hope for those who will shape our shadows into light! - Vasilios Karpos
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
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
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
Not everyone who died had left a "memory" and not everyone who had left a memory had left a "blessed" one. Therefore, not all have died should be tagged "...of a blessed memory - Israelmore Ayivor
He continued along the route that he had reconnoitered the morning before. And the morning before that. He needed to change his route some to see if he was actually being followed. His instincts said he was clear, but his training ordered him to make sure. - J.T. Patten
Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance. - Carl Sandburg
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
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
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
Van Gogh became a painter because he had no ear for music.
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
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 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
Prayer bends the omnipotence of heaven to your desire. Prayer moves the hand that moves the world. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
All her life, dreams had been her friends. Her dreams were unusually detailed, well-structured, colorful. - Carl Sagan
I've never had major knee surgery on any part of my body.
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
Long ago, before I had ever seen a diamond, I read about them and I tried to imagine what they would be like ... When I saw a real diamond in a lady's ring one day I was so disappointed I cried. Of course, it was very lovely but it wasn't my idea of a diamond. - L.M. Montgomery
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
Effective communication requires active listening skills. - Farshad Asl
Ever since we’d found Wilson, his cousin’s calmness bothered me. I realized now I felt less unease with angry outbursts from grieving relatives, than I had with the slow, ticking time bomb of the quiet and collected.--Prepped for Kill, Marjorie Gardens Mystery Book 2 - A.E.H. Veenman
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
How can I be substantial if I do not cast a shadow? I must have a dark side also If I am to be whole - C.G. Jung
I had to philosophize. Otherwise, I could not live in this world. - Edmund Husserl
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
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
We just have to believe and excise our faith: The Lord answered, 'If you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to thi mulberry tree, 'May you be uprooted and thrown into the sea,' and it would obey you!(Luke 17:6, NLT). - Euginia Herlihy
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
A man must properly pay the fiddler. In my case it so happened that a whole symphony orchestra had to be subsidized. - John Barrymore
There isn’t a parallel of latitude but thinks it would have been the equator if it had had its rights. - Mark Twain
I never make up anything. I get everything from my books. They're all true!" --Ann Newton/Shadow of a Doubt (1943) - rebecca hitchcock
Who cares for your beauty if your heart and mind is ugly - Alex Haditaghi
The beauty of shadow comes from the beauty of light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Ceasing to believe caused a permanent scar in the place where one's faith had been, making it impossible to forget. - Gabriel García Márquez
I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time.
Did you ever hear anyone say, 'That work had better be banned because I might read it and it might be very damaging to me'? - Joseph Henry Jackson
What makes you different us what makes you stronger. You are a masterpiece uniquely designed by God. You can have tremendous victories, love, and abundance. - Farshad Asl
And like a colorful bloom of temporary lights in the sky, you will shine. - Chad Sugg
No matter how many losing seasons you might have had in the past with your marriage, the good thing is that all teams get a fresh start once September begins - Shon Hyneman Love And Football How to play on the same team with your spouse
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
Walking through darkness with thoughts full of colors". - Prajakta Mhadnak
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of the way and let them have it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
No two countries that both had McDonald's had fought a war against each other since each got its McDonald's - Thomas L. Friedman
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name. - Theodore Roosevelt
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
But this was different, as if some creature had risen from a corner of my cell and taken over every part of me. It swallowed meaning. I hadn't thought suffering would be like this, so ordinary, so dull, and so endless. - Robyn Cadwallader
[A]s if enjoying a last, drawn-out supper, he sips on Alexandria's shadows. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Our current bittersweet relationship with our sleep hasn’t had a long history. - Pawan Mishra
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
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
Need is what tears people apart. When you want someone, you never really need them. But as soon as you start need someone, they no longer want you. - Mohadesa Najumi
DEBAUCHEE, n. One who has so earnestly pursued pleasure that he has had the misfortune to overtake it. - Ambrose Bierce
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
The working class had imposed upon them a sterile and authoritarian educational system which mirrored the ethos of the corporate workplace. - Anthony M. Platt
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
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
Scott, if your life had a face, I would punch it. I would punch your life in the face. - Brian Lee O'Malley
Love is God's shadow as He strolls through the universe. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The truth was, history repeated itself on a daily basis; mistakes were made over and over. People were haunted by what they had done, and by what they hadn't had time to do. - Jodi Picoult
...most people are almost blind and they don’t see most things and there is lots of spare capacity in their heads and it is filled with things which aren’t connected and are silly, like, I’m worried that I might have left the gas cooker on. - Mark Haddon
Although the constant shadow of certain death looms over everyday, the pleasures and joys of life can be so fine and affecting that the heart is nearly stilled in astonishment.
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
Even though their marriage had been dead for over two years (her words, not mine), this put her in the role of the innocent. She was now a woman scorned. ~Shattered Reality - Brenda Perlin
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
You have to pick yourself up. Or else no one will. - Jessiie Mahadeo
....I wondered if there had been a more corroding and devastating attack upon the personalities of men than the idea of racial discrimination. - Richard Wright
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
Calla, calla, princesa —dice el hada madrina—;en caballo, con alas, hacia acá se encamina,en el cinto la espada y en la mano el azor,el feliz caballero que te adora sin verte,y que llega de lejos, vencedor de la Muerte,a encenderte los labios con un beso de amor - Rubén Darío
When he followed the instincts which God had transmitted to him from his ancestry of beasts of prey, he called it sin and asked God to forgive him. - Bertrand Russell
If language had been the creation, not of poetry, but of logic, we should only have one. - Friedrich Hebbel
Impression I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape. - Claude Monet
There ain't no money in poetry, that's what keeps the poet free. I've had all the freedom I can stand. - Guy Clark
The report card just told me, my teacher, my parents maybe 3 weeks before when they gave me a test HE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH MY POTENTIAL. - Bob Proctor
The myriad choices of his fateSet themselves out upon a plateFor him to chooseWhat had he to lose - Lou Reed
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether. - Jorge Luis Borges
You can seize away my opportunities but never the passion that I possess. - Harshada Pathare
At least if you were ignorant, you could do what you wanted, you had no idea what had been achieved in the past. You were free, instead of chewed at by bleeding impotence, dissolved away like a pearl in acid. - Hamza wolf
I had a dream I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep. - Stan Laurel
Inspiration awakens our creativity, enables us to do the impossible, and improves our mental efficiency. It fires up the soul. - Farshad Asl
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 never thought the touch of another person could make the nerves jangle and dance beneath my skin. It was like I had slept the last few months away and now, suddently, I was waking up. - Shannon Delaney
The Universe had no obligation to create anything at all, yet life managed to make a grand entrance on at least one tiny pale blue dot in a truly spectacular way. - Mathew Anderson
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
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
En enstaka glödlampa i taket kastade ett milt, gyllene ljus över de lyssnande djuren. Han hade läst hos Martin Buber att det är de mest andliga människorna som står djuren närmast. Också hos Eckehart. I Guds rike är de nära. Det är hos djuren man ska söka Gud. - Peter Høeg
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
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
My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years. - Cathy Ladman
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
That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy. - Thomas Carlyle
And she called him a stranger. Whose name still echoed in her mind like a war cry. Who had seen each bit of her naked soul and knew how scarred her soul is. Whose reflection still stood, smiling at her every time she stood in front of the mirror. - Akshay Vasu
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
Henry was now very annoyed; he had dug himself into a hole so deep that they didn’t make a rope long enough. - Andrew Barrett
He left not knowing where he was going, he got there not knowing where he was, and he came back not knowing where he had been. But history books will point out Columbus as the person who made the Americas available for exploitation. I guess I can make the same kind of ridiculous claim. - Herschell Gordon Lewis
The lesson of Buffett was: To succeed in a spectacular fashion you had to be spectacularly unusual. - Michael Lewis
ENTHUSIASM, n. A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience. Byron, who recovered long enough to call it "entuzy-muzy," had a relapse, which carried him off -- to Missolonghi. - Ambrose Bierce
She'd not known grief would come in waves, brought on by the smallest of things. Nor had she realized that ordinary acts of living would continue even after the loss of a love and that it would remain possible to get caught up in the moment of a simple pleasure before remembering. - Tess Thompson
I had the privilege of being able to choose, or at least have the opportunity to work at, being anything but an actor. - Benedict Cumberbatch
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
Windows 10 could only have been a worse experience if I had paid for it! - Steven Magee
To complain that I could only be married once was like complaining that I had only been born once. - G.K. Chesterton
Successful leaders leaders lead with passion and compassion. - Farshad Asl
I FELT HAPPINESS LIKE A BLIND,TILL I HAD A SATISFIED MIND.SORROW FOR WHAT I LOST,IS LIKE DREAMS THAT COST. - merlin8thomas
[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
Only poor people know the true meanings to feelings. - - Jessiie Mahadeo
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
James had a theory about caged birds, one he hoped to prove when he became a scientist someday. He believed that all birds that had their freedom taken from them eventually lost their voices. Once that happened, they could never find their true song. - Alice Hoffman
If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'. - Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
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
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
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
The one who gives shade to others, is the one who is standing directly into Sunlight. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
Jan had always been a good pianist, and now he was the finest in the world. - Arthur C. Clarke
That day had changed him. It had changed the entire village. Shaken by the death of a boy they had loved, each person had found ways to be more worthy of the sacrifice he had made. They had become kinder, more careful, more attentive to one another. - Lois Lowry
Englishmen who came here had the spirit of close kinsmen in all they did; often were blood related and moved from place to place in clans strengthened by civic and ecclesiastical covenants. - Edward Pearson
Words used to be all I had. Now even they have deserted me. - Trishna B. made it up myself
It was nothing but a hole, a mouth open wide. You could lean over the edge and peer down to see nothing. All I knew about the well was its frightening depth. It was deep beyond measuring, and crammed full of darkness, as if all the world’s darkness had been boiled down to their ultimate density. - Haruki Murakami
it is good to have wealth. It is great to leave in comfort. It is awesome to obtain possessions but, don't be too eager for material possessions for the same material possessions that bring joy are the same possessions that bring sorrow and pain and also leave a big had I know on our minds - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I cared her, I adored her, I loved her a lot, But in the End it didn't matter at all..!! - shady_N
We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates. - Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
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 find a source of love in everything that breathes, moves, touches, whispers, smiles. I wake up everyday to search and find love in the wild dream of loneliness. - Harshada Pathare
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
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."
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
The story of grace is the Gospel of not just forgiveness, but also of redemption. God uses the weak, the ones who have failed and the ones who had run out of second chances long ago. - Kristen McNulty
Having had this kind of binge reading relationship with online content for 15 years we're starting to think 'Hang on, we only have finite time and there is infinite content'. - Seb Emina
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
Today, it felt like time should be measured by how much of the future she had left, and needed to be counted forward. She felt proud listening, as if somehow Jonathan Parish's speech reflected on her, as if she could take credit for some part of it, for him. - Michael Stein
Every nerve in my body says to run after Thaddeus and tell him everything. But I know there's no way he can know the truth. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
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
I thought I had nothing to be grateful for today, but then the universe became quiet a moment so I could hear my heart beat to the rhythm of my life. - Karen A. Baquiran
This was all in the making, a long time ago. You had as much control over these events as a leaf does in the time of its falling. - Colin Meloy
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
When I said it aloud, it sounded terribly creepy, which is why I had said it aloud. - Amanda Hocking
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
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
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal - Woody Allen
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
I imagined the sound of whips on black backs and the roar of the overseer over the cry of mothers being separated from their babies. I pulled on all the strength I had not to shot out every valuable leaded pane of glass in that stinking house. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
A one-page breakthrough starts and avalanche. - Nancy K. Haddock
For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it. - Jacques-Yves Cousteau
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
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
He had an answer to almost everything and he retired at an early age. - Dejan Stojanovic
At the crossroad in my life, I didn't know which way to go. I just mindlessly choose a random direction... then, after regretting my decision I tried to retrace my steps. However, without even realizing it the sun had already set. - Nobuyuki Fukumoto
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
But we all had an agreement to let each other get away with everything! That's Capitalism! - Matt Groening
We were hooked when we woke.We had arms for each other.But I yearned to resumeMy dreams of another. - Roman Payne
Everyone who got to where they are had to begin where they were. - Richard Paul Evans
One reason we have children I think is to learn that parts of ourselves we had given up for dead are merely dormant and that the old joys can re emerge fresh and new and in a completely different form. - Anne Fadiman
If you least understand the essence of timely and courageously saying no to what you have to say no to, when you have to say no, you shall always say yes to what is due no remorsefully and count the cost of never saying no when you had to in pity though shall know your had I know in the end. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
They had that special grace, that special spirit that says, 'Give me a challenge and I'll meet it with joy." on Challenger disaster - Ronald Reagan
Mayhap it was not wise to question God's plans; mayhap he had been meant to live, to seek this justice, to serve some purpose. The past was the past. And the future... - Shelly Thacker
Beneath the moons' shadowscape, wisdom, women, whiskey and you are a dangerous and provocative combination... - Virginia Alison
True bondage is being afraid and ashamed of your shadow. - K.A. Hosein
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
Don't depend on anyone as your own shadow leaves you in darkness. - Malik Waqar Ul Hassan
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
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity? - Seneca
your morse code interferes with my heart beat. I had a steady heart before you, I replied upon it, it had seen active service and grown strong. Now you alter its pace with your own rhythm you play upon me, drumming me taught. - Jeanette Winterson
It may seem odd to say that the men who made the myths disliked the irrational and had a love for facts; but it is true, no matter how wildly fantastic some of the stories are... - Edith Hamilton
I 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 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
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
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
If you say no to oppurtunity, you had said no to life - Leonardo Theoson
I won't forget when I couldn't go to bed with the lights offWhen I heard that voice call me in for the nightI remember when love was just a word and not a fightAll I had to worry about were broken bones and being left alone - Real Friends
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
I spent all the money I had, to get the sacred books of my life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
The torturer was wheeling around the room, shrieking, holding his impaled hand, which had a pen sticking out of it. The guard by the door was in paroxysms of laughter. Frey had crumpled the confession into a ball and was trying to get it into his mouth to eat it, but couldn't quote reach. - Chris Wooding
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
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
When you start living under the shadow of somebody, you lose your own personality and your own passions. - Balroop Singh
This book fills a much-needed gap. - Moses Hadas
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
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
Like all wage slaves, he had two crosses to bear: the people he worked for and the people he worked with. - Stephen Vizinczey
It doesn't matter when, how old am I and how. When the first robot is build and it can be like a human which will mean can think, and communicate I will go and buy it. Because this will be the best friend ever will have and ever had! - Deyth Banger
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
He, in a few minutes ravished this fair creature, or at least would have ravished her, if she had not, by a timely compliance, prevented him. - Henry Fielding
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another. - Homer
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
A moon shining a broken road oversea; a lone woman naked to her waist waits at the edge of moonlight; a shadow person watching for meaning somewhere. - Keri Hulme
When some one steals a small hope from you, you can do nothing, only can see dreams stolen... It's small thing, but means a lot... Waiting for several such moments, when your dreams are stolen......it's life you had no choice just feel it and forget..... - Nutan Bajracharya
...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
Love is blind but boundless in vision. - Emmanuel Aghado
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
Hadithi ya maisha yangu ni yangu. Wewe ni nani kusema hadithi yangu si ya kweli? - Enock Maregesi
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
While looking down memory lane, I realized that I have had an unusual and extraordinary life at times. Then it dawned on me, maybe it's because I'm supposed to help unusual and extraordinary lives. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
She was carmine shadows reflecting from my crimson words. Every pulse sent a velvet ripple through the shade. Every breath, a scarlet pause. - Hubert Martin
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 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
Her whole existence was calling his name and she had no clue where SHE actually was... He continued his path on achieving his goals because he knew that was the source of her scream... Secretly or not she was the biggest of them all - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Which one of them would make you the most sad if you had to live your life without him? - Susan Meissner
On a basic level, he had seen first-hand how his government used the element of fear to accomplish its objectives; the same element of fear that had been used as an excuse to engage its huge war machine in conflicts for the profits of America’s oligarchy. - Kenneth Eade
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
That alone would be Eddie's triumph in all this; that she had taught the kelpie suffering. - D. Morgenstern
I'm still struggling with the fact that due to my own (selfish) desire to be a writer, my children probably won't have the same opportunities I had growning up. For most students, however, I genuinely think it's about the money. It's a factor, sure. But it just feels like a factor. - Marina Keegan
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
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
A farewell to my shadow is not my death; it’s my rebirth in darkness. - Munia Khan
Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
Would the fish have ever been caught if it had kept it’s mouth shut? - Ashwin Sanghi
Gossip about a person and his shadow will appear. - Japanese Proverb
She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities. - Henry James
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
Some party hack decreed that the peoplehad lost the government's confidenceand could only regain it with redoubled effort.If that is the case, would it not be be simpler,If the government simply dissolved the peopleAnd elected another? - Bertolt Brecht
He had won, easily. This was something else he could do, and do well, and his Dad had been there to witness his success. - Michael Braccia
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land. - Jon Stewart
We had parties that Nero would have been ashamed to attend
We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys. - Eric Hoffer
He takes false shadows for true substances. - William Shakespeare
Hey everyone. This is , the one who wrote a A BOY I ONCE KNEW and BLACK SHEEP AND KISSING COUSINS. To those of you who read either one, thanks! But another , not me, wrote WOMEN AND THE CUBAN REVOLUTION and VALLEY OF THE SHADOW. Just setting the record straight! - Elizabeth Stone
In 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
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'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?
I would almost rather we had died that day than to have found ourselves here, lost somewhere between the dreaming and the coming true. - Robert Benson
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
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
Arianne had her feet up on the table, wearing a striped conductor's cap.Arriane was fixated on the game. A chocolate cigar bobbed between her lips as she contemplated her next move. Roland was giving Arianne the hawk eye."Checkmate, bitch," Arianne said triumphantly, knocking over Roland's king. - Lauren Kate
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
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
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
Nah, Mike’s gonna stop by. He had to work late and he workswith this really cute chick and I just know he…. Alycia folded her armson her chest and pouted. She better be a blonde bimbo with a huge rackand no personality if he’s gonna cheat on me. - J.M. Colail
I will say nothing against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I 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
Trust opens the door that pain had sealed shut. - Marty Rubin
Leadership is influencing others through modeling. - Farshad Asl
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
Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Don’t let your shadows dictate to you where you should stand - Bernard Kelvin Clive
He had been standing still; for an artist, one of the more painful forms of death. - Irving Stone
Be still and calm, don't fear your past but use it for our future..! - Nitesh Nishad
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
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
...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
Some things just can't be put back together. Some things can never be fixed. Two broken pieces can't make a lot of anything anymore. But at least he had the broken pieces. - Jamie Ford
I had forgotten. Disgust shadows desire.Another life is never safely envied. - Robert Wells
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
If Scientists Like Einstein didn't exist, we wouldn't never know about the Universe - shady_N
No time for happiness, no time for sorrow. Work is the best of physicians. - Buddhadeva Bose
My care is like my shadow in the sun, Follows me flying, flies when I pursue it, Stands and lies by me, doth what I have done. - Elizabeth I
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
Life gave me lemons, then I met you and you had Vodka. Now my life is a party. - anmol gandhi
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
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
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
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
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
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one. - Groucho Marx
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
I had a friend whose family had dinner together every day. The mother would tuck you in at night and make breakfast in the morning. It just seemed so amazing to me. - Moon Unit Zappa
The world is full of 'friends' of suicide victims thinking 'if I had only made that drive over there, I could have done something. - Darnell Lamont Walker
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
I was brought up in a Christian environment where, because God had to be given pre-eminence, nothing else was allowed to be important. I have broken through to the position that because God exists, everything has significance. - Evangeline Paterson
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?"
He had a theory that musicians are incredibly complex, and know far less than other artists what they want and what they are; that they puzzle themselves as well as their friends; that their psychology is a modern development, and has not yet been understood. - E.M. Forster
Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun. - Jane Goodall
He loved her in spite of her unlovableness. Armande had many trying, thought not necessarily rare, traits, all of which he accepted as absurd clues in a clever puzzle. - Vladimir Nabokov
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
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
Mujahadah adalah kunci petunjuk, tidak ada kunci petunjuk selain mujahadah - أبو حامد الغزالي
I tried to fight the panic and force it back down to where it had come from. - Sue Whitaker
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
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
He looked at me, that first day, like he had just found something he’d lost a thousand years ago. - Jennifer Elisabeth
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
I find it incredibly amazing how at every sunset, the sky is a different shade. No cloud is ever in the same place. Each day is a new masterpiece. A new wonder. A new memory. - Sanober Khan
The best thing I’ve learned, and still believe, is that I don’t have to be perfect to start, I have to start... so I can begin learning and growing. - Farshad Asl
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 poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree it had better not come at all. - John Keats
I learned to walk as a baby and I haven't had a lesson since. - Marilyn Monroe
Thank God you have got a Father that can be angry, but that loves you as much when He is angry as when He smiles upon you. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
She had blue skin. And so did he. He kept it hid, And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life through, Then passed right by - And never knew. - Shel Silverstein
You're the best gay friend I've ever had! - America talking to France
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
What could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you hadn't lived it - Edward Albee
Most of the people in the audience were white and old. They had the gaunt look of people who have seen all the important movies and can now only look forward to reruns. - Karan Mahajan
Iar gclos báis Mháirei dtuairim cháich fágbhadh m'ainnir faoi fhód,níor bhuadhaigh bás ar Mháire im mheabhair-se fós. - Pádraigín Haicéad
Dear Mary: We all knew you had it in you. - Dorothy Parker
Just as my body had changed at puberty, now I was developing a sense of guilt, a sense not only of how I appeared to others, but of how I appeared to myself, especially in violating self-imposed prohibitions. - Hanif Kureishi
If you want innovation, growth, and culture, invest in people, not technology. Technology can't lead, love, or connect. - Farshad Asl
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
The bastards had done their job well. - Stephen Charles Gould
Some people would not have remained with their partners, if the unfortunate things that have happened to them had happened to their partners, or if the fortunate things that have happened to their partners had happened to them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
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
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
I had a standing arrangement with God: I'd agree to believe in Him -barely- as long as He let me sleep in on Sundays. - Richelle Mead
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
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
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
The thing that had been, it is that which shall be; And that which is done is that which shall be done. - Compton Gage
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
She had stars in her eyes and galaxies in her veins - Rosie Perry
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
Trace was just one of those guys who caught your attention no matter if you had a ring on your finger. He would be hot 'til the day he died. Seriously. - Chelsea Lynn Charters The Gossip Web
The poor fool hadn't realized that if all mankind shares a folly or an illusion, and likes to share it even knowing what it is, then the illusion is much more valuable and fine a kind of thing than the ass who wants to upset it. - John Dickson Carr
Now that she had actually seen and accepted reality, and reality brought such a healing calm. - Gloria Naylor
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
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
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. - Buddha
If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings. - Dave Barry
She had words in her heart which she released thru her fingertips. - Eveli Acosta
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
Maybe all the events of the last few months had occured for just one reason - to bring Thad and me together. Perhaps our being here on the Titanic wasn't pre-destination, but rather, destiny. - Suzanne Weyn
In the shade of words sits life itself. - Aisha Mirza
He had a body that begged to be painted…with chocolate. - L.G.A. McIntyre
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
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
It is the greatest mercy that humankind cannot connect up all its diverse bits of information, but a day is coming when we will and the question is whether we will embrace that light, or run from it into the sheltering shadows of a new dark age.
I never really grew up until I had kids. - Stefan Molyneux
The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven't had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there. - Yves Saint-Laurent
And then this happened. And then this other thing happened. Oh, and I almost forgot to tell you about the time this happened. I should've had this book over for a cup of coffee and a chat. - Nick Stewart
it would hurt him to know she had felt that way for a while, that her relationship with him was like being content in a house but always sitting by the window and looking out. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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
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
Between the idea And the reality Between the motion And the act Falls the Shadow - T. S. Eliot
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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 God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
He had so much money that he could afford to look poor. - Edgar Wallace
They'd taken everything. Everything, and people simply had let them. People had meekly surrendered the world to them in hopes those CEOs would finally have enough, finally have reason to leave them be. But Tom knew better. - S.J. Kincaid
To me you are a work of art, and I would give you my heart - that's if I had one. - Morrissey
You are the sun, and I'm the moon. In your shadow I can shine. - Tokio Hotel
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
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
I don't exercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor. - Joan Rivers
hello there, the angel from my nightmare.the shadow in the backgroung of the mourge.the unsuspecting victim of darkness in the valley.we could live like jack and sally if we want. - Blink-182
A sense of his own identity came upon him with sudden force, and he felt the power of it. He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
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
She hadn't seen a doctor cry before, they usually don't, that makes itharder.- Anita - Nilesh Sakpal
Having less worries is what allows me to talk to beggars in the street or tell jokes at waitresses and try to make them smile. I couldn't do that before, when I had a job and was always worried about money. - Robin Sacredfire
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
If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it. - John Mayer
If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport. - George Winters
... I hadn't been paying attention to things like the sunrise, but that old sun had been coming up anyway. It didn't really care how I felt, it was going to rise and set regardless of whether I noticed it, and if I was going to enjoy it, that was up to me. - Jeanette Walls
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
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
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)
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
A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as he is someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say them. - William Stafford
She had something more than material value ~ she had a soul, no money could buy. - Nikki Rowe
Fate, no doubt, had a hand in it. - Arlene J. Chai
I put my hands behind my head and lay on my back, trying to hold on to the memories of my family. Their faces seemed to be far off somewhere in my mind, and to get to them I had to bring up painful memories. - Ishmael Beah
The greatest compliment in the world is your adult children telling you they had a wonderful childhood. - Ron Baratono
In the sinking sand,where we’ve come to rest,have I had a hand in your loneliness? - Joanna Newsom
I found a word, and carefully placed it next to another. Soon I had a bridge and a life, like no other. - Tim Hollingworth
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
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
In a war the most dangerous thing is to understand the enemy. To understand is to forgive. And wehave no right to do that—we never have had, not since the creation of the world. - Sergei Lukyanenko
Led Zep played with light and shade, ear-splitting noise and echoing quiet. They could do it all. - Quinton Skinner
She was asked to pour out everything she had, but all she had was an empty soul. - Akshay Vasu
I envy people who know how to talk to her, my heart begins to pound whenever I see her and she forces me to forget all what I have had rehearsed in my mind. For me, not being able to tame my heart is the one failure I cherish the most. - Baseer Khan
Have you ever thought your friend or loved one had issues and you kept praying for God to change them? Have you ever thought it could be you just need to change your attitude? - Amanda Penland
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
And her soul died in her for fear: she knew she had never seen him, he had never seen her, they had met in the dark and had fought in the dark, not knowing whom they met nor whom they fought. - D.H. Lawrence
Every Day is Canada Day for new Canadians - Maureen Haddock
I found myself when I least expected you- at the same old rocking chair in the room with the same flavor of tea. The only difference was the tea had turned cold, just as life had. And I found myself with an option. I could abandon this tea anytime and make a fresh one. You see? - Jasleen Kaur GumberKaur Gumber
Punk had picked the locks, sluiced out into the grid. - Garth Risk Hallberg
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
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
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
We were two throats and one eye and we had no price. - Toni Morrison
It had never fully occurred to Jean Louise that she was a girl: her life had been one of reckless, pummeling activity; fighting, football, climbing, keeping up with Jem, and besting anyone her own age in any contest requiring physical prowess. - Harper Lee
The phrase "we (I) (you) simply must..." designates something that need not be done. "That goes without saying" is a red warning. "Of course" means you had best check it yourself. These small-change cliches and others like them, when read correctly, are reliable channel markers.
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
People would never fall in love if they had not heard love talked about.
Once I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: "No good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Screw you, cowboy! she yelled after him, saying the word exactly as she had before. And that horse you rode in on.And—Whoops!—now everyone in the diner had turned to look at them.Zane turned around to her with amusement on his face. Very original, princess. - Kimberly Lewis
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
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
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
The way I came to miss the end of the world well, the end of the world I had known for close on thirty years was sheer accident: like a lot of survival, when you come to think of it. - John Wyndham
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
The most intriguing people you will encounter in this life are the people who had insights about you, that you didn't know about yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
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
He hadn't done it, and there was no point thinking about might-have-beens - Jo Graham
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
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
My Muse sits forlornShe wishes she had not been bornShe sits in the coldNo word she says is ever told. - Stevie Smith
Remember, light and shadow never stand still. - Benjamin West
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
I had witnessed the sort of atrocities during the war that threaten to steal a man's soul. - Christina Henriquez
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
Everyone who got where he is has had to begin where he was. - Robert Louis Stevenson
He had a big head and a face so ugly it became almost fascinating. - Ayn Rand
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it... We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself. - Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
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
Books that teach us to dance: There are writers who, by portraying the impossible as possible, and by speaking of morality and genius as if both were high-spirited freedom, as if man were rising up on tiptoe and simply had to dance out of inner pleasure. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Somebody had said how only 15 paisa of the one rupee sent from the Centre reached the intended beneficiaries. The job of a leader isn't just to diagnose the disease but to treat it - Narendra Modi
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
When I had the dividing reason, I shrank from many things; after I had lost it in sight, I hunted through the world for the ugly and the repellant, but I could no longer find them. - Sri Aurobindo
I phoned my dad to tell him I had stopped smoking. He called me a quitter. - Steven Pearl
beyond the earth and the shadowthe brightness of our love will stay alive - Pablo Neruda
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
There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one. - Kazuo Ishiguro
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
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
How many times have I turned away? How may voices have I chosen to ignore, my own not least of all? How far into darkness, into shadow, must one crawl not to see? And how can the blind walk out?" - , The Marksmith - C.V. Dreesman
It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.
We should have had socialism already, but for the socialists. - George Bernard Shaw
Why hasn't someone lassoed a few teenagers and had them sit down and write out all the supposed answers they have so we can solve the world's problems already? - Richelle E. Goodrich
If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful? - Kamand Kojouri
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
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
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever. - Alfred Tennyson
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
I had never imagined that happiness could hurt so much. - Knausgaard, Karl Ove
Abba, you may not like it, but what I'm doing is important. If you don't agree, then I'm sorry. I can't do anything about it. - Farahad Zama
I do not fear of death because my world had lost it's colour and I had lost my happiness. But life goes on. So, I decided to cover the pain I suffer with a shiny,bright smile.I might look happy but you do not know what's going on inside. It's scary what a smile can hide, right ? - Anonymous
How could I possibly NOT be disappointed by what I would find? Nothing had ever met my expectation, since nothing could compete with my doctoring imagination, my pathetic compulsion to make the world quanter, funnier, kinder, and more mysterious than it actually was. - Armistead Maupin
I love you as my shadow loves me. - Debasish Mridha
The British do not expect happiness. I had the impression, all the time that I lived there, that they do not want to be happy; they want to be right. - Quentin Crisp
The day we find the perfect church, it becomes imperfect the moment we join it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
Some experiences are so wonderful, we are like those who dreamed experiencing it. Yet some are beyond amazing when compared to our best experiences we are as though we had been sleeping all the while. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
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
Golf is the most fun I've ever had, with my clothes on.
The coolly logical part of her brain noted almost sardonically that Edilio had a superpower after all: being Edilio. - Michael Grant
He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion. - Cornelius Tacitus
I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
At the end of the day, you're only as good as the shadow that was left in the morning. - Aspen Copper
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
Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined. - Johnny Carson
Because, of course, it wouldn't do to just talk to her. She had spoken to him in flashes of daylight, and he felt he ought to reply in kind. - Joe Hill
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
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
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
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
... nothing that happened could ever hurt the most important part of her, nothing that happened outside herself could ever make her less than what God had meant for her to be. - Klavan
Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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
"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."
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
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
Thinking there had to be a better way was a brilliant stroke of serendipity! - Lorii Myers
Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it. - Dalai Lama XIV
When I hear a man say that his childhood was the happiest time of his life, I think (puff) my friend, you have had a pretty poor life. - Winston S. Churchill
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee. - Phyllis Diller
Keep your eyes to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. - Helen Keller
Something had lubricated us. Something had washed us clean. I understood, and at the same minute I understood that that they all understood, too. Hate had passed away, and in its place was the other word that's just as big. ("Golden Baby") - Alice Brown
I have been in the shadows trying to hide from all my pain, but I realize that one day I will walk out the shadows with my head held high - Leian Joseph
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.
God your love is so precious! You protect people in the shadow of your wings. Psalms 36:7 - Anonymous
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
Naming can satisfy a need, it can shorten a conversation that otherwise might go on for hours. - Nihad Sirees
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
Like the shadow of deathThe residue of heartbreakAlways lingers in the backgroundWith its darkness threatening to consume you - Nomzamo Nhlumayo
The King had advertised the old magic tea set, but for some reason, no one wanted sugar teeth that could gouge their eyes out. - Heather Dixon
...that when you wanted to see something very badly,sometimes you had to stay still,stay in the same place, remember how much you wanted to see it,and be patient.If you want to see hawks you have to be patient too. - Helen Macdonald
No policeman had ever arrested anyone for over-reading; but ignorance prosecutes those who under-read. You begin to stop growing on the day you stop learning, so why not keep learning and keep growing! - Israelmore Ayivor
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
That eye which sees anything good in the creature is a blind eye; that eye which fancies it can discern anything in man, or anything in anything he can do to win the Divine favor, is as yet stone blind to the Truth of God, and needs to be lanced and cut, and the cataract of pride removed from it! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
But now the other half of "us" was gone and, lying there in my shadowy room, I'd be struck with this realization that I had no clue how to be just me again. - Jennifer Brown
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
Trees were so rare in that country, and they had to make such a hard fight to grow, that we used to feel anxious about them, and visit them as if they were persons. It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious. - Willa Cather
Courage is vulnerability. Vulnerability is courage. Like shadow and light, neither one can exist without the other. - Wai Lan Yuen
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
If your parents never had children, chances are you won’t either. - Dick Cavett
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 always felt life first as a story: and if there is a story there is a story-teller - G.K. Chesterton
You can’t stop loving someone if you had already fallen; all you can do is hurting yourself - M.F. Moonzajer
A healthy Christian life cannot be stitched together from a series of disjointed mountain-top experiences. We need a Christian spirituality that endures the shadowy, low-lying valleys and the rocky slopes in between all those glorious summits. - Andrew Byers
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
When something bad happens there's no point in wishing it had not happened. The only option is to minimize the damage
Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date. - Dale Carnegie
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
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
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
I wish I had done everything on earth with you - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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
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 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
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
I've never had inner turmoil about all this. You find a lot of people these days who cannot stand to be alone. You could lock me up in solitary for weeks on end, and I'd keep myself amused. - Keith Richards
I had less and became more. - Nikki Rowe
Good parents use the mistakes they did in the past when they were young to advice the children God gave to them to prevent them from repeating those mistakes again. However, bad parents always want to be seen as right and appear "angelic and saintly" as if they never had horrible youth days. - Israelmore Ayivor
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
For though, I walk through the valley of shadows of Death, I will never fear. For You are in Me and I know You will never let me Go. - Jestoni Revealed
All shadows of clouds the sun cannot hide like the moon cannot stop oceanic tide;but a hidden star can still be smiling at night's black spell on darkness, beguiling - Munia Khan
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!
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
If you can't Change yourself,Don't Hope that other Will. - Fahad Rashiq
Some of us make it out. But the game is played with loaded dice. I wish I had known more, and I wished I had known it sooner. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
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
He had drawn a derogatory statement from George. He felt safe now. - John Steinbeck
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
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
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
There is no new thing under the sun. Is there any thing whereof it may be said, 'See, this is new?' it had been already of old time, which was before us. - Compton Gage
The extent of God’s grace always eclipses the extent of my grotesqueness. Therefore, I can never be bad enough for God to tell me that He’s had enough. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
People observe the colors of a day at its beginnings and ends, but to me it's quiet clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations, with each passing moment. - Markus Zusak
We spent all those years talking about stuff we had in common, and the last few months noticing all the ways we were different and it broke both of our hearts. - Nick Hornby
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
If Fran Lebowitz and Ian Fleming had blessed the world with a love child it would have been author J. Fields Jr. - Edward Medina
In books I meet the dead as if they were alive,in books I see what is yet to come...All things decay and pass with time...all fame would fall victim to oblivionif God had not given mortal men the book to aid them. - Richard de Bury
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. - Aesop
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
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
One Bagatelle, and I’ll raise you a novel, Megan had tweeted back.Writing for tea? Now that would have been a solution for the British empire, Laura returned.Writing for me, Megan had typed.I’ll write you a tea fortune.No deal. I want a novel. September sounds good. - L.L. Barkat
No one asks poor people if they want war. Nor had anyone asked these poor people if they wanted to die of thirst and exposure on the coastal sea, or if they wanted to be robbed and raped by their own soldiers. - Viet Thanh Nguyen
Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
I wither slowly in thine arms; here at the quiet limit of the world, a white hair'd shadow roaming like a dream. - Alfred Tennyson
A woman once drove me to drink, and I never had the decency to thank her. - Sir Winston Churchill
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
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
If you love someone so much in your life, Then they will surely hurt & destroy you from Inside..!! - shady_N
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
A stupid is one who thinks that those in power today had clandestine means of getting there, yet wants to get there without thinking of the clandestine route they would be taking. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Maturity consists in having rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When the people whom we love the most leave us, we start learning to live with the shadows they have left inside us. - Akshay Vasu
I am in a profession that has succeeded because of its ability to fix. If your problem is fixable, we know just what to do. But if it’s not? The fact that we have had no adequate answers to this question is troubling and has caused callousness, inhumanity, and extraordinary suffering. - Atul Gawande
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN' SHOW. I totally shoulda took the road that had all those people on it. Damn. - Joss Whedon
I Love the Smell of Success in the Shadows of Failure.~Ayyaz Ameer Meo - Ayyaz Ameer Mayo
To have had fame, even very minor fame, and to have lost it, got older and maybe put on a little weight is a kind of living death. - David Nicholls
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
But when she finally got the wings to fly she realized she had nowhere else to go to... - Sanhita Baruah
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