Quotation Explorer - 'Happened'

You can only predict things after they've happened. - Eugene Ionesco
Life is but a memory Happened long ago. Theatre full of sadness For a long forgotten show. - Nick Drake
I am a complicated person with a simple life and I am the reason for everything that ever happened to me. - Charlotte Eriksson
If she’d thought the oncoming storm outside was crazy, it was nothing compared to what happened between her and Finn every time they so much as looked at each other. - Jill Shalvis
Look at yourself on the day that you graduated from college, then look at yourself today. I did that recently and it was like, 'Yikes! What the hell happened? - David Sedaris
I hate neutrality becouse is the worst thing that ever happened - Hamzatribah
You shouldn't imagine things that you haven't a shred of proof happened... - Susan Meissner
In the end, we decide if we're remembered for what happened to us or for what we did with it. - Randy K. Milholland
There is not a single job ever got by running after it and never any client acquired by chasing a prospect, in fact everything in life happened by serendipity only so if it’s still not all LUCK then what? - Anuj Somany
I remember making that vow, the one not to forget. Not to remember what happened, but to remember who I was and how I felt. - Neil Gaiman
If anything viewed as negative has happened on your journey thus far, turn the page, create a new chapter, and write your own positive story. Then, bless humanity with the wisdom you have gained by traveling through the experience. - Molly Friedenfeld
You read something which you thought only happened to you, and you discovered it happened 100 years ago to Dostoyevsky. - James Baldwin
While the archetype of the tinker is generally the whipping person in classical bedtimes stories, this particular individual was a tinker by trade and just happened to be economically disadvantaged. - James Finn Garner
Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. - Dr. Seuss
Love is not dependent on someone or something outside of you. One chooses to be Love in each moment as the moment unfolds, regardless of what happened in that moment. - Cardwell C. Nuckols
To grow old is to grow common. Old age equalizes - we are aware that what is happening to us has happened to untold numbers from the beginning of time. When we are young we act as if we were the first young people in the world. - Eric Hoffer
Not to know what happened before you were born is always to remain a child. For what is a man's life if it is not linked with the life of future generations by memories of the past.
Mormons invented themselves just as other religious and ethnic groups invented themselves. But Mormons did so in such a singularly impressive way that we will probably always remain baffled as to how exactly it happened. - Laurence Moore
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
If I never shed a tear or wondered what happened to someone I actually loved, what makes you believe I'd think twice about you, someone I never even cared for? - Donna Lynn Hope
When your youth is about to enter in old age it shouldn't wonder, what happened? it must say, well done. - Amit Kalantri
The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened. - Saki
sometimes, you feel that you’re unwanted, in someone’s life when you’re actually the best thing happened in their entire life, it’s just too hard, to recognize if they really want you or if they’re pretending to want you. - Amna.s
How can I pretend that nothing happened? - Diane Samuels
I've had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened. - Mark Twain
Whatever happened to you yesterday no longer matters. Be present. Today is going to be a great day. - Karen A. Baquiran
In March of that year, I saw a man named Paul Barkley shot to death. It happened late at night in the parking lot of a café in Santa Rosa called Galileo’s. - Frederick Weisel
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
It was the most incredible thing that has ever happened to me in my life. It was as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.
What had happened still seemed implausible. A person was present your entire life, and then one day she disappeared and never came back. It resisted belief. - Meghan O'Rourke
People talk about history and things like slavery, genocide, and religious persecution as horrors that happened in the past because we were ignorant. But nothing's changed. We still hate what we don't understand. - J. Matthew Nespoli
Everything that ever happened is just stories now, Earl. But it was all very real to people while it was happening. Wasn't it? - Terry Moore
For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk. - Stephen Hawking
On October 14th, the sweetest thing happened to me. On that day at sunset, I met you by the sea. It was that day I found a great purpose and a wonderful reason to be. - Debasish Mridha
Life is about what is happening, not what has happened and what will happen. Let’s live it to the fullest. - Aaron Pal Sen
A man must properly pay the fiddler. In my case it so happened that a whole symphony orchestra had to be subsidized. - John Barrymore
Sometimes we are lucky enough to know our lives have been changed, to discard the old and embrace the new and run headlong down an immutable course. It happened to me... on that summer's day when my eyes were opened to the sea.
God exists and he is an atom. So he exists in every thing and everywhere. An atom is a unit and example of life. It is constantly moving. It knows all the information that ever happened in this universe. So it is the source of life. - Debasish Mridha
When I am passing through hell, I have to remind myself of the last time I happened to be on that road. How quickly it was over, without any ingenuity on my part. After all, hell is a one-way street. The only direction forward is the way out. - R. N. Prasher
I often stood and stared into those tunnels and thought about what happened there; how I was separated from it only by time." - The Procession - Benjamin Brindise
Eventually you will find yourself preferring to say, 'Prayer happened, and I was there" more than "I prayed today". All you know is that you are being led, being guided, being loved, being used, being prayed through -- and you are no longer in the drivers seat. - John Predmore
It’s not about money or connections it’s the willingness to outwork and out-learn everyone… And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time - Mark Cuban
And Charlie, don't forget about what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he ever wanted. He lived happily ever after. - Roald Dahl
The art of investing is not about figuring out what has already happened. It’s about anticipating the futureand creating the future that others will read about in The Wall Street Journal. - Joshua Rogers
Quote from Frontiers:"Regardless of what happened, it was definitely going to be an exciting time for everyone, the day humanity first reached out to touch the stars. - Jeff W. Horton
She didn’t need hope anymore because she knew the things you wanted weren’t necessarily the things that you needed. She knew that the things that were meant to be just happened. You couldn’t control them like she once thought. - Holly Hood
Anytime you meditate, some electric jerks occur in your thigh...the symbol of premonition of an unpleasant event that has happened or will take place in future. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I'm not sure what happened to me over the last few days. I lost myself, I think. I sank down into a hole for a while. They're tricky things, holes. You don't know you're in one until you get out. - Kevin Brooks
[Kagura is doing laundry and tries to wring out Kyou's shirt causing it to rip in two ]Kyo Sohma: Tell me what I think just happened didn't just happen Kagura: My love !Kyo Sohma: My shirt! - Natsuki Takaya
Oh, this is the most TRAGICAL thing that ever happened to me! - L.M. Montgomery
It was the word 'late' that did it. Such a stupid word to use of the dead, implying that they would be with us today if they hadn't happened to be delayed in traffic somewhere... - Emma Donoghue
Okay, so he wasn't dreaming anymore, but did this fall into same song second verse? He would just have to play this out and see what happened. - Kindle Alexander
Be the greatest thing that has ever happened to you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Frustration and Love can’t exist in the same place at the same time, so get real and start doing what you would rather be doing in life. Love your life. All of it. Even the heavy shit that happened to you when you were 8. All of it was and IS perfect. - Jason Mraz
There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.
There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. His desire to engineer society was pervasive. Racism alone cannot explain what happened in The Holocaust without also addressing Hitler's statist policies. - A.E. Samaan
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten. - Neil Gaiman
He brought out the worst in me, and was the best thing that ever happened to me. - Coco J. Ginger
I thought I would marry my boyfriend and grow old and sick of him. I thought I would keep my friends, and we'd make different, new memories. None of that happened. Better things happened. Then why am I so sad? - Lena Dunham
There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger. - Saul Bellow
Much else than liberalization has happened in the nineties (in India) - Jean Drèze
For those who have known pain and suffering and wondered why it all happened... I don’t know the reasons why, I just know that you must keep believing in hope and eventually you will get through. - Heather Wolf
Remember what happened last time with the 'cuda. - Carl Hiaasen
Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter. - William Ralph Inge
I don't really think about anything too much. I live in the present. I move on. I don't think about what happened yesterday. If I think too much, it kind of freaks me out. - Pamela Anderson
Injustice happened to animals as they born an animal, you are born as man what else do you need ? - Amit Kalantri
Old memories are always there. Like they happened yesterday. - TinaJ. Richardson
You must always see your loneliness as an opportunity to meet something good unexpected, something new unknown before, something interesting not happened yet! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
And somewhere amidst the storm raging inside, between the twilight of lust and desire, entwined within the whirlwind of swirling emotions, it happened. In one lightning strike, the illusion crumbled. For I realised the naked truth... - Virginia Alison
Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you're still here, you're still capable, powerful, you're not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You're still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose. - Steve Maraboli
if i had forever to do whatever i wanted, i would spend three years in reality and spend the rest of my time just thinking and decrypting what i saw and what would have happened to make it like so. - Angel Death
Unless we can predict the future, we shouldn't be worrying about things that haven't happened yet. We can place these thoughts in God's hands then let them go. - Ron Baratono
One morning she happened upon a bit of cloth decorated with pictures of little red squirrels carrying small, brown,nutsacks,and she nearly fainted away. - Cynthia Rylant
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
It's time to forget about the past, To wash away what happened last, Hide behind an empty face, Don't act too much, just say, 'Cause this is just a game. - 30 Seconds to Mars
Success and failure can both make you lose appetite and concentration, don't let it bother or over-excite you, just think them away as a mere thing that had just happened, and get along with your life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Sad that there is books that are based on bad events that has happened. But there is books that has been based on really good events. I like to read the ones that are based on both. - Dawn Huntsman
There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before. - Willa Cather
I want you, Rosa,' Antonio said, turning to her. 'I want you with your scars and your suffering. You are my wife and everything that has happened to you only makes you more precious to me. - Belinda Alexandra
I think housework is far more tiring and frightening than hunting is, no comparison, and yet after hunting we had eggs for tea and were made to rest for hours, but after housework people expect one to go on just as if nothing special had happened. - Nancy Mitford
Since the advent of war many things have happened to him that he could not possibly have imagined. He wonders if this is one of the subliminal reasons men wage war. To increase the daily frequency of surprise and shock. The forerunners of revelation - Glenn Haybittle
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. - Winston S. Churchill
Welcome every problem as an opportunity. Each moment is the great challenge, the best thing that ever happened to you . The more difficult the problem, the greater the challenge in working it out.
GRACES, n. Three beautiful goddesses, Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne, who attended upon Venus, serving without salary. They were at no expense for board and clothing, for they ate nothing to speak of and dressed according to the weather, wearing whatever breeze happened to be blowing. - Ambrose Bierce
Some people think that nothing moves in this world without leave of the woman. Do not know more, but I can say that war never happened, nor can there be, when you do not want to leave sovereign - José de Alencar
Our mothers were largely silent about what happened to them as they passed through this midlife change. But a new generation of women has already started to break the wall of silence. - Trisha Posner
We shouldn't hide behind anger or anonymity when reliving the past because all that’s happened and all those who belong in our past are part of our story. - Melizena
Because it happened in the past , doesn't mean it forgotten ...!! - Doha Asrir
When you are so ashamed of your actions, thoughts, or intentions, you lie rather than accepting yourself for who you really are—or, in this case, pretend something happened when it didn’t. The idea of how others see you becomes more important than the reality of you. - Michael J. Sullivan
What happened in Your past will help accelerate you to your future - Marcelle Hinkson
What's happened with humanity, if was born inhuman man. 26.05.13 - VicDo
When you think what happened to you is the end of the world, just hold your head up and look around you, you will see that the world is there, ready to give you new things! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I didn't want to come off arrogant or conceited, or basically how I've been acting the past year, year and a half ... although what's happened in the past has happened, I just want to ... be kind and loving and gentle and soft. - Justin Bieber
I didn't even try to love, it just happened. - Miggy Villas
No need to be worry what will happened in the future, just live it. - Ainun Annisa
A myth is something that has never happened, but is happening all the time. - Joseph Campbell
Mistakes are like bad loves; the more you learn from them the more you wish they'd never happened. - Gregory David Roberts
He missed her, a longing that tore deep into him. He resented her He wondered endlessly what might have happened. He changed, curled more inwardly into himself. He was, by turns, inflamed by anger, twisted by confusion, withered by sadness. - Chimanda Ngozi Adichie
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it. - Mark Twain
If there was no free will in men, then there is no sins. When sins happened, it was 'free will' that made them doable. This is true, unless God has predestined human to do and to have sins. - Toba Beta
How many people meet by chance and then separate as if nothing has happened, without knowing that they were perfect for each other? - Donato Carrisi
Letting go of resentment or hurt allows you to take your power back. Forgiveness isn't about saying what happened to you is okay. It is about living your life in the present and letting go of the past. - Renee D. Cefalu
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really happened and after you are finished reading one you feel that it all happened to you and after which it all belongs to you. - Ernest Hemingway
You should find the same joy in one condition as in the other and thereby be free of care, that is all. But now, when the things that happened along take their leave, you cease to be joyful. From this point of view, though you have joy, it will always be fated for destruction. - Zhuangzi
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - Douglas Adams
Oh, Eeyore, you are wet! said Piglet, feeling him. Eeyore shook himself, and asked somebody to explain to Piglet what happened when you had been inside a river for quite a long time. - A.A. Milne
It began to falter not when the book publishers who loved books gave way to those who preferred profits to reading. It happened when publishers and editors cut back on their drinking. If there is one national flower in book publishing, it is the martini. - Al Silverman
And though, indeed, it only happened once, it’s gone on happening, the way unique and momentous things do, for ever and ever, as long as there’s a memory for them to happen in - Graham Swift
What happened to romance? sappy soppy longhand love letters. - Alex Flinn
One day you will just wake up and you will do not want to remember that it was real fact, what has happened before you fell asleep. - Pēteris Bitāns
You are the only common denominator in everything that has happened to you in life, be it good or bad. To learn/grow from these experiences, you must accept the role you played in each of them. - A.C. Anderson
The sun and the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago . . . had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands. - Henry Ellis
We are more than the worst thing that's ever happened to us. All of us need to stop apologizing, for having been to hell and come back breathing. - Clementine von Radics
A science fiction story is a story built around human beings, with a human problem and a human solution, which would not have happened at all without its scientific content. - Theodore Sturgeon
One day you will just wake up and you will do not want to remember that it was a real fact, what has happened before you fell asleep. - Pēteris Bitāns
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
I have notes in my bathroom, yellow notes, and I stick 'em on the mirror, things that happened that were uplifting boosters for me. Notes that say, "Today is special, make today count." And then I have one note on the mirror in the middle that says, "Look at the other notes. - Burt Bacharach
I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office."(Washington DC, 12 May, 2008) - George W. Bush
Don't let your past cloud your judgement for the things that are happening in the present. Past is nothing but a distant memory. Fear of something that has happened in the past will ruin your present happiness. - Ashbeel Roy
I wouldn't change what happened to me because then I wouldn't have this chance, in front of all of you, to embrace more people than I ever could have with two arms. - Soul Surfer
Another example of getting flack from the boys is what happened when Jack Black dumped me. That’s right. I fucked Jack Black. Okay, we went out only two or three times, but that’s a relationship in my book. And by the way, this is my book. - Kathy Griffin
[S]tart at the turn of the last century, in 1901, with the celebration of Detroit’s bicentennial. That was the Detroit that came before--before all the racket that attended the making of the modern world, which happened here first and faster than anywhere else on this planet. - Jerry Herron
In spite of everything that has happened, I still believe that people are really good at heart. - Anne Frank
When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally.
People add color to their story because they think it happened in black and white. - Tawny Lara
Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you’re still here, you're still capable, powerful, you're not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You're still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose. - Steve Maraboli
People stumble over the truth from time to time,but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. - Winston S. Churchill
Let's go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday. - Steve Jobs
It's odd, isn't it? People die everyday and the world goes on like nothing happened. - Kyoko Kirigiri
As we grow older, it becomes difficult to just believe. It's not that we don't want to, but too much has happened and we can't. - Now and Then
This corner of history was as real as the tiled floor under our feet or the wooden tabletop under our fingers. The people to whom it had happened had actually lived and breathed and felt and thought and then died, as we did - as we would. - Elizabeth Kostova
It's happened. It's in the past. You can't change it. You are not broken. Learn from the past, then build from it. - Tony Curl
But now we live in a time and in a culture when mystery tends to mean something more answerable, it means a crime novel, a thriller, a drama on TV, usually one where we'll find out - and where the whole point of reading it or watching it will be that we will find out - what happened. - Ali Smith
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become. - Carl Jung
Good luck in a way is bad luck not occurring, but the world wants stories of how bad luck happened, and how good luck played a savior. - Daya Kudari
You have to think if we've been visited by extraterrestrial life, it was like a zookeeper walking into the chimp enclosure: He looks around, takes some pictures, then leaves without interacting significantly with the environment. Meanwhile the chimps have no idea what the fuck just happened. - J. Richard Singleton
The life that I have lived was no more than a mask covering the real me. What has happened was not to kill me but to reveal me. - E'yen A. Gardner
In most cases, our thoughts about experiences that have happened to us cause greater grief than the events themselves. Understanding it may be difficult and require some effort, but remind yourself as often as you need to, that past and future exist only as stories in our minds. - J.F.Kelly
All progress of humanity happened because humans wanted to be loved and appreciated. - Debasish Mridha
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
Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened. - Winston S. Churchill
...history is not what happened in the past, but the best story we can tell with the available material - Joshua Wolf Shenk
Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into dirt by the decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way. We feel as though we are worthless. But no matter what has happened or what will happen, we will never lose our value in God’s eyes. - Joyce Meyer
We distance ourselves for protection,Wear scarves when it’s cold. What seems most outlandish in our autobiography Is what really happened. - Steve Abbott
When we think carefully about the past, we get to know and understand not just what happened in the past but what really went into things that happened in the past. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Some people make things happen. Some people watch things happen. And then there are those who wonder, 'What the hell just happened? - Carroll Bryant
When the president decides something on Monday, he still believes it on Wednesday -- no matter what happened Tuesday. - Stephen Colbert
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
To create reality, focus beyond the outcome, as if it has already happened. - Gregg Braden
...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 writers stopped writing about what happened to them, then there would be a lot of empty pages. - Elaine Liner
Millions of deaths would not have happened if it weren’t for the consumption of alcohol. The same can be said about millions of births. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Sometimes two people will regard each other over a gulf too wide to ever be bridged, and know immediately what could have happened, and that it never will. - Roger Ebert
The Web is the national MLS already. It’s happened. You’re arguing over yesterday’s news. - Rich Barton-Founder Expedia and Zillow
It's not about the extent to which something happened or did not happen; it's whether we choose to confront evil and call it what it is, or simply let it pass because it 'wasn't enough of a big deal. - Joyce Rachelle
Richard Papen: As it happened, I knew Gartrell. He was a bad painter and a vicious gossip, with a vocabulary composed almost entirely of obscenities, gutteral verbs, and the world "postmodernist. - Donna Tartt
I have gotten a lot more attention than...other women that I find incredibly beautiful. And this has happened to me ever since I was a girl, when I was flat, had no teeth, was skinny and small as I could be. I always got more attention than anyone else. If I hadn't, I would have made sure I did. - Salma Hayek
Forgiveness is knowing and remembering what happened, but choosing to move beyond it. - Ashley Ormon
The best way to deal with your past is not to avoid thinking about it or trying to forget it, but to accept it happened, forgive yourself and move on. - Karon Waddell
There are people who make things happen, those who watch what happens, and those who wonder what happened. - Unknown
Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even badmouthed, but it can never be taken from you. You have the power today to reset your boundaries, restore your image, start fresh with renewed values and rebuild what has happened to you in the past. - Shannon L. Alder
Men forget everything; women remember everything. That's why men need instant replay in sports. They've already forgotten what's happened. - Rita Rudner
Aren’t autobiographies born in a question we ask ourselves: how did I get to this point? Don’t we look back over the path and tell ourselves a story? This is how it happened. This is who I am. - Frederick Weisel
Don't torture yourself over the past. Use it as a teacher. Whatever happened to you in the past, has only prepared you for now. - Robert Tew
Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. - Sir Winston Churchill
It may not of happened the way you thought it would, but in the long run it will work out as it should. - Chris Burkmenn
We are sometimes hurt mostly or only not by what happened or is happening to us but by being felt sorry for. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I don't remember ever signing up for weird. It just sort of happened. - Justin Alcala
Identity the greatest thing that ever happened to all humanity on earth. Identity the source of knowing who you are and where you come from. Identity the source of understanding yourself and makes you proud to be the person who you are, the daughter, the son of the Most High God. - Euginia Herlihy
They scooped out our insides, Saul. We're not responsible for that. We're not responsible for what happened to us. None of us are. Fred said. But our healing--that's up to us. That's what saved me. Knowing it was my game. - Richard Wagamese
In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time. - Edward P. Tryon
To be ignorant of what happened before you were born is to be ever a child. For what is man's lifetime unless the memory of past events is woven with those of earlier times? - Cicero
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
And I realized, that the reason why good things were not happening to me as often as wanted them to, was because I in fact was a good thing that needed to happen. I needed to happen to me, to other people and to the world. And so I happened. - C. JoyBell C.
I used to worry about my Fears, but I realized that most of the time nothing bad happened. So, I have stopped worrying. - RVM
And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened. - John Green
Though a good deal is too strange to be believed, nothing is too strange to have happened. - Thomas Hardy
Mistakes are like bad loves, the more you learn from them, the more you wish they’d never happened. - Gregory David Roberts
I have spent most of my time worrying about things that have never happened. - Mark Twain
I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. - Mark Twain
When something bad happens there's no point in wishing it had not happened. The only option is to minimize the damage
It just be life, that's all. Ain't nothin' happened to you, ain't happened to most women whether they care to admit it or not. You strong, Babygirl. You a woman. You gotta be. - Marilyn Fullen-Collins
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
It's not about the extent to which something happened or did not happen; it's whether we choose to confront evil and call it what it is, or simply let it pass because it 'wasn't enough of a big deal'. - Joyce Rachelle
Nothing of importance happened today. - King George III
Life is not about what happened yesterday nor what will happen tomorrow,it's about this particular moment! - Runa Magnus
Wal-Mart benefits from the impression that globalization is some kind of unmanageable economic weather system out of the control of everyone, affecting all players with indifference, benefiting those who happened to be properly prepared. - Charles Fishman
You can only predict things after they have happened. - Eugène Ionesco
Nothing changes more constantly than the past; for the past that influences our lives does not consist of what actually happened, but of what men believe happened. - Gerald White Johnson
When i was a child, i liked tasting any candy i happened to see, but as i grew older, i realized those are a great meal to the worms in my innards. Will you shun old habits or nay? That's the question. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
The Djojobojo Prophecy doesn't just tell you WHAT happened and WHERE it happened...it tells you WHY it happened! - Yvonne B Murtha
We can remember minutely and precisely only the things which never really happened to us. - Eric Hoffer
Life happened in the past. Life will happen in the future, but life is happening at this moment. Live in this moment. Seize this moment! - Debasish Mridha
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
We may never be able to forget what has happened. We may harbor the sadness from it in our hearts forever. The former of these is unavoidable. - Brian Pickens
Things happened to the worst, I've lost many things and I've got many things but the precious thing I have with me right now is "having me still". I love myself. I love myself unconditionally. I feel proud about myself. Now I'm living without limited because "I have me". - Sivaprakash Sidhu
I always found it so ironic, how the people from the past would do anything to see what happened everywhere else in the world that they lost so much of their own life watching this little screen. - Silje Jensen
Everything that has ever happened to me that has been important has not been something that I've hoped for, or looked for, or manipulated -- it's all been predicated on my ability to take a new road when it presented itself and to go with it."(On Beauty: , Vogue, January 8, 2016) - Susan Sarandon
It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made and demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand . . . I was quite tired after spending a full day working. - Rosa Parks
As everyone knows, it is a thousand times easier to reconstruct the facts of what happened at a certain time than its intellectual atmosphere. The atmosphere is reflected not in official events but, most conspicuously, in small, personal episodes... - Zweig, Stefan
Do not rejoice over what has not yet happened. - Egyptian Proverb
Actually I don't remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs. - Jim Morrison
Everything that happens is always for goodAnd that happened to me is for very good - Shashank Rayal
There would be no chance to get to know death at all ...if it happened only once. - Sogyal Rinpoche
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. - Leonardo da Vinci
Last time I tried to make love to my wife nothing happened, so I said to her, 'What's the matter, you can't think of anybody either?' - Rodney Dangerfield
I have spent most of my life worrying about things that have never happened - Mark Twain
Falling for him would be like cliff diving. It would be either the most exhilarating thing that ever happened to me or the stupidest mistake I’d ever make. - Colleen Houck
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened. - Michel de Montaigne
Some things are too strange to believe, but nothing is too strange to have happened. - Marty Rubin
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not. - Mark Twain
An event had happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent. - Edmund Burke
Two great things happened to me. One was that I survived. The other was that I met you, because I knew why - Kamand Kojouri
If I choose to write about sheep, it's just because I happened to write about sheep. There is no deep significance. - Haruki Murakami
Jump every hurdle. If you feel like everything negative has happened to you, you were given these obstacles because the Universe knows that you are strong enough to handle it. - Karen A. Baquiran
I made the valuable discovery that practicing wasn't a matter of time at all. It was a matter of intensity. Five minutes spent working consciously and hard at the elimination of an error, was worth five hours just playing away ignoring errors as if they hadn't happened. - Leonard Wibberley
Never be defined by what has happened to you in the past, it was just a life lesson, not a life sentence. ~ - Donald Pillai
from 1960-2015 Nigerians live under the rules of those who are above the law, but from 2015 we hope for a little change, and if there is no change in 2015, only God knows what will happened. - Hamzatribah
But they are many and he is alone.This has not come to pass yet, he thinks, this is not happening. I am not dying. This is my fate, what shall be. This is the future, it has not happened yet. - John French
There were many terrible things in my life and most of them never happened. - Michel de Montaigne
When you really want something, and you couple that with an understanding of your nature, of your spiritual being, and the law that govern you, you will keep going, regardless of what's happened. Nothing will stop you. - Bob Proctor
Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, "Why me?", then a voice answers "Nothing personal, your name just happened to come up. - Charles M. Schulz
As it happened, all three of us turned out to be real writers--a coincidence almost too large to be termed mere coincidence in a society where literally tens of thousands (maybe hundreds of thousands) of college students aspire to the writer's trade and where bare hundreds actually break through. - Stephen King
To be depressed or neurotic is passive. It has happened to all of us; we are its victims, are we have no control over it. - William Glasser
... 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
Is racial violence is the answer for happened racial violence? Which planet am I? Where are the people who taught me there is no difference? Why? - Csaba Gabor-B.
Two questions form the foundation of all novels: "What if?" and "What next?" (A third question, "What now?", is one the author asks himself every 10 minutes or so; but it's more a cry than a question.) Every novel begins with the speculative question, What if "X" happened? That's how you start. - Tom Clancy
Worrying about what happened on Monday, or, what might happen on Wednesday, is at the expense of one’s Tuesday. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Roses are red violets are blue, God made me pretty, what happened to you? - rocky quicksilver
If something bad happened just do this 3 things.First inhale second exhale and third accept that it happened. - Kenneth de Guzman
When I was a girl I would look out my bedroom window at the caterpillars; I envied them so much. No matter what they were before, no matter what happened to them, they could just hide away and turn into these beautiful creatures that could fly away completely untouched. - Patch Adams
I've lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. - Mark Twain
During their lifetimes, every man and woman will stumble across a great opportunity. Sadly, most of them will simply pick themselves up, dust themselves down and carry on as if nothing ever happened. - Winston S. Churchill
There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - Douglas Adams
The last I knew you were going to a party. just a few friends at the McEvoys' you told me. The science club, you told me. What happened? You got into a fight about the theory of relativity? Did creationists crash the party and start a rumble? - Tami Hoag
People don’t really have much of a choice when the heart falls. I’m lucky enough that mine just so happened to fall for you, Misty.—Dylan to Misty in, When the Heart Falls - Kimberly Lewis
remember that misuse of language can lead to miscommunication, and that miscommunication leads to everything that has ever happened in the whole of the world - joseph fink, jeffrey cranor
I never set out to create a technique. I started out on the floor to find myself, to find what the body could do, and what would give me satisfaction - emotionally, dramatically and bodily. But I did not ever dream of establishing a technique. I still can't believe anything like that happened. - Martha Graham
I can’t pinpoint the moment this all happened. The moment we broke. But we did.And it feels like acid in my throat. - Stacy Morris
... and what happened next? - Stories All-New Tales Neil Gaiman
Everything great that has ever happened to humanity has begun as a single thought in someone's mind, and if anyone of us is capable of such a thought, then all of us has the same capacity, capability, because we're all the same. - Yanni
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. - Winston Churchill
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