Quotation Explorer - 'Meant'

Sometimes souls are meant to meet and fleet for they have different contracts to complete. - Nikki Rowe
Kindness may be the most difficult of virtues, but when I have encountered it, it has meant everything to me. - George Hodgman
Prayer is not meant to be a burden or used as a badge of holiness. Instead, it is a gift of God that when used properly should yield great victory in our lives. - Paul Silway
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. - Bruce Lee
If a person cannot protect you, it is because you were meant to perfect them.If they cannot perfect you, you are meant to protect them. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
She felt the intimate loss of who she was meant to become. - Rabih Alameddine
HYPOCHONDRIASIS, n. Depression of one's own spirits. Some heaps of trash upon a vacant lot Where long the village rubbish had been shot Displayed a sign among the stuff and stumps -- "Hypochondriasis." It meant The Dumps. Bogul S. Purvy - Ambrose Bierce
Don't ever let your day end in "could haves" and "should haves." Life is meant to be one experience after another. Say yes to everything that is good for you. - Toni Sorenson
Life's too short to lay in wait. A soul is meant to love and love is all there is. - Kate McGahan
She used to think alone was the answer. Alone would stop the whispers and the taunts. Alone couldn't get her into any more trouble. Alone meant not getting hurt. Now, she'd give anything to see another human being. To hear someone call her name - Kathryn Holmes
What if, as an act of worship, creating something meant healing and restoration took place instead of pain and frustration? - Michelle Dennis Evans
People always come and go but at least love the way it was meant to you. Let's burn the love light. Happy valentine! - Manula Withanage
We're going to right the world and live. I mean live our lives the way lives were meant to be lived. With the throat and wrists. With rage and desire, and joy and grief, and love till it hurts, maybe. But goddamn, girl. Live. - Sandra Cisneros
Good memories are meant to stay in our hearts forever... - - Geena L. Davis
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking. - Albert Einstein
When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves he is not a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking. - Georges Clemenceau
The problem, unstated until now, is how to live in a damaged body in a world where pain is meant to be gagged uncured ungrieved over. The problem is to connect, without hysteria, the pain of anyone's body with the pain of the world's body. - Adrienne Rich
Howl said, I think we ought to live happily ever after, and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal more eventful than any story made it sound, though she was determined to try. - Diana Wynne Jones
Maybe love is something we’re meant to say casually and not regard as a prize from a treasure chest that a person earns. - Jen Glantz
... you might have been born to work the land. But according to the fate you’ve made for yourself, you were meant to save it. - Eric Smith
Learning the Holocaust is not meant to scare you but to deepen your understanding about the world. - Sarah Enchanted
Perhaps this is what the stories meant when they called somebody heartsick. Your heart and your stomach and your whole insides felt empty and hollow and aching. - Gabriel García Márquez
Surround yourself with people that love you and accept you exactly for who and what you are. The only explanation you owe is the one you give to yourself, for not living your authentic life with the love and purpose you were meant to live. - Luis Almonte
Most great works of the imagination were meant to make you feel like a stranger in your own home. The best fiction always forced us to question what we took for granted. It questioned traditions and expectations when they seemed to immutable. - Azar Nafisi
Books like Twilight are not art. They are mass-produced crap that is meant to be consumed by the widest possible audience, for the largest possible profit. - Oliver Gaspirtz
... you know my belief in bald-headed Fortune, with the one solitary hair. Well, I meant to grab that hair... - Emmuska Orczy
That is what's meant by being afraid of the future, by showing how brilliant you come out of it. - Bisco Hatori
... 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
If I was meant to be controlled, I would have come with a remote. - Genereux Philip
YOU. ARE. PERFECT. You are. Im talking to YOU. and dont you dare think otherwise...embrace the entity of yourself...you are a puzzle piece and you are meant to be puzzling. - Kaiden Blake
You are whatever a moon has always meant and whatever a sun will always sing. - E.E. Cummings
My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Church is not meant to be fun. It's meant to be formative. - Matt Chandler
I took your name when I took those vowsI meant 'em back then and I mean 'em right now. - The Band Perry
I am not a day dreamer, I am a believer, that after every painful love I have gone through, it is just an experience to crack open the deepest parts of my core and allow to me to delve into a passion so rare, that I will find a love that was almost, never meant to be. - Nikki Rowe
I don't profess any religion; I don't think it’s possible that there is a God; I have the greatest difficulty in understanding what is meant by the words ‘spiritual’ or ‘spirituality.'[Interview, The New Yorker, Dec. 26, 2005] - Philip Pullman
Have faith in 'What Is'. You will get your due, good or not so good, to your liking or not, but in time, as it is meant to be. - Fakeer Ishavardas
O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant; And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken! - Sir Walter Scott
Even if things do not work out as you thought they should for you, they do - in their own way, as they were meant to. - Fakeer Ishavardas
I’m a screwed-up person who no longerknows how to communicate with the people I love. But I meant everything I told you in my letter. - Matthew Quick
Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage -- it can be delightful. - George Bernard Shaw
learning the Holocaust meant to scare you but to deepen your understanding of the world. - Sarah Enchanted
Words are not meant to stir the air only: they are capable of moving greater things. - Natsume Soseki
We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness," O'Brien had said to him. He knew what it meant, or thought he knew. The place where there is no darkness was the imagined future, which one would never see, but which, by foreknowledge, one could mystically share in. - George Orwell
There are no things man was not meant to know. There are, perhaps, things man is too dumb to figure out, but that's a different problem. - Michael Kurland
Time spent in nature is time realizing that you don't know it all, that you never will. The earth is meant to be enjoyed by its inhabitants. - Abdul'Rauf Hashmi
Words don’t have the power to hurt you, unless that person meant more to you than you are willing to confess. - Shannon L. Alder
It is time to browse through the precious books that have meant the most to you that you may rediscover illuminating phrases and sentences to light your pathway to the future... - Wilferd Peterson
The people I've known who wanted to become writers, knowing what it meant, did become writers. - John Gardner
Maybe love was meant to save us from ourselves. - Robert M. Drake
I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name. - William Morris
It is meant that noble minds keep ever with their likes; for who so firm that cannot be seduced. - William Shakespeare
Courage is meant to be strong, while fear is meant to be broken - Zoe Rosenberg
You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. - Jalaluddin Rumi
It does not matter how strong your gravity is, we were always meant to fly. - Sarah Kay
It was a shield that was meant to be broken only for each other ... Because this world was not their perception of their soul... Until they found the mirror of their reflection in each other... K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
No one dies pre-maturely. As is meant, happens naturally. - Fakeer Ishavardas
We were meant to rescue each other, not cut down the forest to rescue one. - Shannon L. Alder
The music of the future will not entertainIt's only meant to repress and neutralize your brain - Porcupine Tree
The ability to understand a question from all sides meant one was totally unfit for action. Fanatical enthusiasm was the mark of the real man. - Thucydides
I was always taught that book-keeping was more relevant than book reading. The only thing worth reading was meant to be a balance sheet. - Ashwin Sanghi
When I told the rainbow what its colors meant, it laughed. - Marty Rubin
when you build your life on a foundation of your authentic truth ~ you are fulfilled with joy and enduring peace, you feel you, the person you are meant to be - Angie karan
If you listened hard enough the first time, you might have heard what I meant to say. - Unknown
Yes, if it is meant to be, it will be. In the meantime, create your own fate. Plan big and dream bigger. - Destiny Booze
Stop looking for permission from other people to do what you know you are meant to do. - Adam Smith
If the Good Lord meant men to use percussion caps, he wouldn't have strung flint all over the ground. - Taylor Anderson
Ultimately, I hoped the tiny-house guy was similar to me: a sane person without a big agenda, who simply wanted a way to make sense of the world, to create a new map with a big X in the middle labeled "Home," even if that meant shrinking his world down to the size of an area rug. - Dee Williams
Some people you’re not meant to get over. - Dominic Riccitello
I knew I’d be troubled, but who knew awhile meant forever? - Dominic Riccitello
Learn to live alone and don't get too close to people ,Not everyone are meant to be with you till the end and they will leave you or make you leave at some point.. - Akash B Chandran
Known for leaving, she asked me who I would consider sticking around for. I said, "The one who asked me to and meant it. - Donna Lynn Hope
Man is meant for good but designed for evil. - Raheel Farooq
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles. - Roy Bennett
Let us not become so busy making a living that we forget to enjoy our Life. Every day of Life is meant to be Lived and Enjoyed. - RVM
If God meant for people to fly, He would have given them brains. - Robert A. Heinlein
In the end, a lack of compatibility is what ruins relationships. You can't force someone to be an eagle when they are a duck. Nobody wants to fly solo. Dreams were meant to be shared together. - Shannon L. Alder
I thought being an adult meant knowing what you believe, but that has not been my experience.
Leadership is meant merely to be lead-by-example.Anything given extra to support team result is just an icing on the top. - Anuj Somany
Upstairs, in the cupboard, he had a box of things he had saved as a boy and a young man. He hadn't looked into it in twenty years or more. Nothing fancy or valuable, but things that had meant something to him at one time. He found it, and found the key, and carried it downstairs without opening it. - Jane Smiley
There wouldn't be a sky full of stars if we were all meant to wish on the same one. - Frances Clark
I hate you.'My sister said it different than she said it to my dad. She meant it with me. She really did.'I love you,' was all I could say in return. - Stephen Chbosky
People were never meant to be idols. We aren't supposed to be worshipped. Only God deserves that kind of praise. - Karen Kingsbury
Some issues are not meant to be secret, Keep talking. - Patrice M. Foster
You can read in the space of a coffin, and you can write in the space of a toolshed meant for mowers and spades. - Annie Dillard
He'd always been a man who followed his head and not his heart.The heart was just a bloody motor.The head was meant to drive - Mario Puzo
Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions.
I just want to tell you if that's what You have planned for me, if I am meant to be an obscure flower in the corner of the expansive garden, I will live there and I will love You and I will bloom just for You -- only, always, ever. - Sarah Thebarge
Those who say Rules are meant to be broken. are saying this by following rules of English language. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
Just because we want makes ourself happy, it doesn't meant we must cheating to others . remember, "Feeling" . - anne idris
I have learned to love that which is meant to harm me, so that I can stand in the way of those who are less strong. I can take the bullets for those who aren't able to. - Margaret Cho
You were only meant to be a stepping stone on my journey across the sea. - Sara Secora
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. - Marianne Williamson
It's not the nineteenth century; I'm not meant to be judged on how good a housekeeper I am. Getting down on the floor with a lemon and a bucket of vinegar does not make me a better person. - Emily Matchar
Killing an animal to make a coat is sin. It wasn't meant to be, and we have no right to do it. A woman gains status when she refuses to see anything killed to be put on her back. Then she's truly beautiful. - Doris Day
Up, lad: thews that lie and cumberSunlit pallets never thrive;Morns abed and daylight slumberWere not meant for man alive. - A.E. Housman
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
Woman? Is that meant to insult me? I would return the slap, if I took you for a man. - Daenerys Targaryen - George R.R. Martin
Life to me is a beautiful gift from from AdoShem that should not be wasted but shared with others. Including amazing revelations that are meant to be seen and meant to be told for such a time as this! - Sipporah Joseph
A year earlier my parents had moved us out of the city to a split-level on Long Island, their idea of the American dream, which meant it as now an hour-and-a-half commute via the 7:06 Hicksville to Penn Station every morning. (Dark City Lights) - Jonathan Santlofer
I'm of the opinion and quite certain that our 'personal histories' with God are meant to be well informed by the Scriptures - R. Alan Woods 2007
The obstacles of life is meant to make us better, not bitter. - Akshay Dubey
Education is meant to increase the confidence of a person to face the world. - Sachin Kodagali, Santosh Avvannavar
Your emotions are meant to fluctuate, just like your blood pressure is meant to fluctuate. It’s a system that’s supposed to move back and forth, between happy and unhappy. That’s how the system guides you through the world. - Daniel Todd Gilbert
My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.
The law is not meant to be obeyed only when it favors you and you are comfortable with it, it is also to be obeyed when it does not favor you or you're not comfortable with it. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
People are just like the stars. Now, some of them are meant to stay in your lives forever. But the others are like shooting stars, they make it look beautiful. - Kunal Sareen
They were from different generations, culture, nations. But even these things did not divide them so much as their separate conceptions of what it meant to be a woman. - Patricia Duncker
...an' there never yet was speculation but in the long run, it meant smash. Ye run so hard that ye fall ower yoursel - Neil M. Gunn
Butterflies, butterfliesThey were meant to flyYou and i, you and iWe were colours in the sky - The Wanted
You know, the heart is meant to be your life support, I was a fool to give her my heart. She affected my life support greatly and I know that I will never be the same without her again. - Joshua Pérez
What's meant to be will always find a way - Trisha Yearwood
I believe that destiny, and anything that is truly meant to be, will always find a way to right itself. - Sherry D Ficklin
A spiritual journey is becoming what one has always meant to be-come and always was. One with God's Spirit. - Jazz Feylynn
Sometimes there are things in our lives that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes the changes we don’t want are the changes we need to grow." - W.J. Dlor - Wilfred James Dolor
Because this is the way things are meant to be.(Press Tilton) - D.J. MacHale
The only opinion I have is that I could never look someone in the eye and tell them that they didn’t love someone that they know they love. It’s not my job to judge and it’s not a job I’d want. I love people a lot. All kinds. If we were meant to be the same then we wouldn’t be human. - Hayley Williams
I know that you believe that you understood what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant. - Robert McCloskey
Joy is meant to be felt; its not meant to be detained. It is meant to be shared with others; not to be felt alone. When all the mouths smile out their teeth together, thats when the greatest happiness can be measured. You don't smile in order to see your friends cry and claim your joy is divine. - Israelmore Ayivor
If god meant for people to talk into cellphones, he would've put our mouths on the side of our heads. - Devon Sampson
This isn't Hamlet, you know, It's not meant to go into the bloody ear.
Make friends not best friends,Make a crush not a lover,Because not everyone are meant to be with you always and when they leave or when they make you leave ,you are the one going to suffer the most.. - Akash B Chandran
I am a conscious parent. That means I realize that I am not here to teach my children, but rather we are meant to teach each other. I have found that the truth is that I have far more to learn from them than they could ever learn from me. - Monika Zands
Time has transfigured them intoUntruth. The stone fidelityThey hardly meant has come to beTheir final blazon, and to proveOur almost-instinct almost true:What will survive of us is love. - Philip Larkin
You are important to this earth. If you were meant to journey alone, you would not have friends... - Virginia Alison
GENEROUS, adj. Originally this word meant noble by birth and was rightly applied to a great multitude of persons. It now means noble by nature and is taking a bit of a rest. - Ambrose Bierce
Our kingdom is our life, and our life is our kingdom. We are all meant to rule from a glorious place. When God is on the throne, then so are we. When God is in exile, our lands are at war and our kingdoms are in chaos. - Marianne Williamson
God will bring you a gift. However, it is up to you to stop shaking the same box and expecting something wonderful will fall out of it again. After a while, you are going to break that box and it won't remind you of that moment when it meant everything to you. - Shannon L. Alder
I don't think people are meant to be by themselves. That's why you actually find someone you care about. It's important to let go of the little things, even if you can't let go all the way. Because nothing sucks more than feeling all alone, no matter how many people are around. - Scrubs J.D
What we may view as bad or dark experiences will often be what makes us who we were always meant to be. - Beem Weeks
All flowers are not to be picked; some are meant to stay rooted so their beauty may continue to sing praises unto nature. - Grace Terrell
When you find yourself wanting to turn your children, or pupils, or even your neighbours, into people exactly like yourself, remember that God probably never meant them to be that. You and they are different organs, intended to do different things. - C.S. Lewis
The past wasn’t a guest you could ask to leave when you tired of its company. No, the past put up its feet and meant to stay. - Sonja Yoerg
Freedom for the wolves has often meant death to the sheep. - Isaiah Berlin
Intentions, whether good or bad, that don’t reflect the words and actions are only meant to fulfill personal goals. - Ashish Patel
The man that is meant to love you will have a million questions about you, but none will ever ask your value. - Shannon L. Alder
There are things people don’t understand. And they do what they want. There are rules that are not meant to be broken. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
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
Too many of us view liberty as something that ‘just is,’ and too few see it as something that ‘is’ only because someone, somewhere was faced with the formidable reality that to keep liberty meant paying a stiff price. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Tourist, Rincewind decided, meant "idiot". - Terry Pratchett
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. - Eleanor Roosevelt
We should not expect everyone to be tough and not feel anything when offended. No one is meant to hate and be hated we are all meant to love and be loved. - Auliq Ice
You were meant to be right here right now...so make the most of it! - Ken Poirot
What others will think? has killed the most dreams,Living the mainstream has never been the mainstream,Free people know how to live without remorse,They know ships aren’t meant to stay at shores. - Sahil Sachdeva
I do not put much stock in "believing in God." The grammar of "belief" invites a far too rationalistic account of what it means to be a Christian. "Belief" implies propositions about which you get to make up your mind before you know the work they are meant to do. - Stanley Hauerwas
When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation. - Al Franken
Successfult people are two types; those who are meant to be, and those who try so hard and be. If you are not the first, be the second or try harder. - Alahdal A. Hussein
When you're doing the work you're meant to do, it feels right and every day is a bonus, regardless of what you're getting paid. - Oprah Winfrey
I would put myself in the attitude to look in the eye an abstract truth, and I cannot. I blench and withdraw on this side and on that. I seem to know what he meant who said, No man can see God face to face and live. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The opportunity cost of an unlived dream is not only that dream, but also the dreams the dream was meant to inspire. - Ryan Lilly
I want to help you to grow as beautiful as God meant you to be when He thought of you first. - George MacDonald
Life is meant to create memories not money. - Debasish Mridha
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - RVM
I could only defend myself so much. It was my word against his. There was no evidence, nor was there any proof. My word meant very little. - Brenda Perlin
I was well aware of her ghosts. I'd met them, once or twice, during her darkness nights. "I knew you were my one when you wouldn't run," she said. How could I? Of course I stayed, when her ghosts scared my own away. What others were too afraid to see, meant everything to me. - J. Raymond
Be thankful for the least gift, so shalt thou be meant to receive greater. - Thomas a Kempis
Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than I was and began diverting all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. - J. K. Rowling
i loved him, every inch of his being, but i realised one day; if loving him meant losing me, than loving him was not enough anymore. - Nikki Rowe
Every loss and negative experience is a catalyst for positive change. They are meant to help us grow and become the people we were meant to be - Mike Denaro
Don't let what you thought you were yesterday keep you from becoming what you're meant to be today. - Vironika Tugaleva
Music is powerful. It sets the mind and body and soul free in a way that I've never fully been able to understand. Maybe because it's not meant to be understood. It's simply meant to be experienced. - Jacqueline E. Smith
But how wonderful when the tale is told,And the message that is meant for usOpens like the scents of a mountain flower! - Mazisi Kunene
‎I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that is the only way of insuring one's immortality. - James Joyce
The spiritual meaning of love is measured by what it can do. Love is meant to heal. Love is meant to renew. Love is meant to bring us closer to God. - Deepak Chopra
I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time. - Johnny Depp
What are humans meant to do; why are we here? Are we a mutation on the earth destroying its host? Are we a cancer destined to kill what supports us? I think not. So exploring this question is a powerful exercise in meaning; what is the meaning of human existence? - David W. Earle
There is nothing dreary or doubtful about (the life). It is meant to be continually joyful...We are called to a settled happiness in the Lord whose joy is our strength. - Amy Carmichael
Maybe it wasn't meant for me to stand on my feet; maybe I'm one of those who were born with wings and the destiny to fly. - Nouf Alfadl
Don't look for the ninety percent of the darkness in a person's soul. Look for the ten percent of light they have left, then lend them yours because light was meant to be shared. - Shannon L. Alder
I have my own stories. A few are known and some untold. Be a tragic one or a comedy one, stories are meant to end at a certain point. Stories... teach us whether we are the option or we are comparing. - Upasana Banerjee
Don't stand in the way of your own light. Let yourself shine as you were meant to shine, for only you can. - Karlyle Tomms
I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience. - Shakti Gawain
If you were waiting for a sign that you’re meant to be a writer…THIS IS IT. - M. Kirin
Maybe, if you can't get someone out of your head they were never meant to leave. Perhaps, they were meant to help change you into the person you have been waiting to become. - Shannon L. Alder
I hate the notion of a secret recipe. Recipes are by nature derivative and meant to be shared - that is how they improve, are changed, how new ideas are formed. To stop a recipe in it's tracks, to label it "secret" just seems mean. - Molly Wizenberg
It's alright! From the very beginning, I chose to take the most tough way. Consequences are meant to be. There's no way to change a thing. - Rola Mahmoud
I’d do anything for you. And she knew he meant it. Even before you healed me, you gave my life back, a reason for living. I adore you, I worship you. I love you beyond all reason. - Ava Gray
You were meant to write this book. - M. Kirin
You're going to have dreams, but it's not all dreams are meant to come true - Kayla Davis
Some memories are meant for not to be said, either they are too Scary to tell, or we love them that much, that we can’t explain those in oral words. - Dhruv Agrawal
If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well. - Lawana Blackwell
Often we don't even realize who we're meant to be because we're so busy trying to live out someone else's ideas. But other people and their opinions hold no power in defining our destiny. - Oprah Winfrey
You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don't. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. - Jalaluddin Rumi
They made you an Amendment and convinced you it meant 'American. - Darnell Lamont Walker
It's disheartening that most Christians will still miss Heaven because Christians today have forgotten that Heaven is meant for those who declare Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, then confirm that declaration with action. - Gugu Mona
Not having enough talent seemed almost worse than not having any, because having a little meant having just enough to know what you lacked - Kat Howard
I have seen people starting the fire with water, turning every breeze into a storm, create chaos out of peace. Few people are meant to destroy everything and themselves no matter what, and if you hold on to them long they will take you into their abyss and tear you into pieces. - Akshay Vasu
There are questions that are not meant to be answered with words. Some questions take a lifetime to answer. Take action. - J.R. Rim
I don't think irony's meant to synergize with anything as heartfelt assadness. - David Foster Wallace
You are not a burden, an accident, or a mistake. You are meant for amazing things that you can't even imagine for yourself. - Lacey Sturm
And there he was waiting for the song to end, but it started again, like it's on repeat, maybe he is never meant to be happy, maybe this is the only feeling life has for him. - Alamvusha
Quit allowing negativity to block the positive gifts which are meant for you along with the hard lessons and tribulations. - Bryant McGill
People have said, ‘Don’t cry’ to other people for years and years, and all it has ever meant is, ‘I’m too uncomfortable when you show your feelings. Don’t cry.’ I’d rather have them say, ‘Go ahead and cry. I’m here to be with you. - Mr Rogers
He looked at his watch and knew he had to get going. He wished he could spend forever staring at her, but he was not meant to have that much happiness; he never thought he deserved it. Not after spending centuries as he did. - Daniele Lanzarotta
Prayer was never meant to be magic,' Mother said.'Then why bother with it?' Suzy scowled.'Because it's an act of love,' Mother said. - Madeleine L'Engle
People search for the inner meanings of life instead of living it to the fullest. Life is too beautiful to be analyzed. Living is a spontaneous response meant to be taken in a stride. - Adhish Mazumder
It's not the end if you're too shy to say 'I love you.' It's only the beginning; because you're first meant to show it anyway. - Criss Jami
Looking back, I guess I used to play-act all the time. For one thing, it meant I could live in a more interesting world than the one around me. - Marilyn Monroe
Think of you today how am i and where you belong need to understand meant to do. "Who cares your like might be exemption for me my worked well done. Love? - Jonathan Guarino
Any great truth can -- and eventually will -- be expressed as a cliche -- a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, 'The black cat is always the last one off the fence.' I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true. - Solomon Short
I love science, and it pains me to think that so many are terrified of the subject or feel that choosing science means you cannot also choose compassion, or the arts, or be awed by nature. Science is not meant to cure us of mystery, but to reinvent and reinvigorate it. - Robert M. Sapolsky
Speak your heart. If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway. - Yasmin Mogahed
. . .how he had loved Christine more than he had understood, that sometimes one forgot what it meant, really, to love, the way the tide of a marriage advances and retreats, . . - Kalotay
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - - RVM
You are not meant to serve time. Time is meant to serve you. Become the master of your now - E'yen A. Gardner
We are meant to do the work of angels for we are often disguised from ourSelves. - Paresh Shah
Fiction is meant to illuminate, to explode, to refresh. - John Cheever
Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us? Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot. - Mitchell Burgess
Writers more interested in literature than the truth ensure that they never come out with either thing one reason that the word literature today sounds so fake, as if you were to insist on saying cuisine every time you meant food. Food, as in sustenance, is more like what we have in mind. - The editors n+1
Procrastination at the start and sometimes during the project meant there wasn’t time to execute the plans well enough. - Graham Speechley
Past is meant for lesson not depression... - shivangi lavaniya
There is nobody else on earth like you and me. Let us be who we are meant to be. - RVM
I don’t care about losing people who don’t wanna be in my life anymore. I’ve lost people who meant the world to me and I’m still doing just fine. - Karl May
Because we are all connected, we are meant to share our "story" with the world. It strengthens both the story teller and the listener. - Keith Dussia
Relationships aren’t meant to be based upon example. If you go with the flow all will come. - Dominic Riccitello
Nobody was ever meant to remember or invent what he did with every cent. - Robert Frost
Writing is a solitary existence, especially if you forget to chat to your friends sorry, I meant characters. - Carla H. Krueger
Don't let your tragedies fool you, they were never meant to alter your path; just re-pave your direction. Spend time nurturing the things that once tore you apart and you will find within you, your most empowering strength. - Nikki Rowe
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
Belief in God meant belief in the old tribal idol called Jehovah; and I would not pretend I did not know whether it existed or not. - George Bernard Shaw
Instead of letting our emotions run amok with our minds, we can use our minds as tools that allow us to build realities that serve us better,and we attract what we are meant to attract because we are aware and self-empowered enough to choose most of the time. - Jay Woodman
Dreams are meant to be realized, not broken. - Michael A. Rockwell
Sometimes relationships aren’t meant to be forever. We stumble upon one another to learn, to love, to appreciate and become who we’re supposed to be. - Dominic Riccitello
We are built with a passion in our heart for the things we are meant to do. - Lights Poxlietner
I fell for you.You fell for me.Our friendship was just meant to be.I asked if you loved me, and you said you did.The next day you said that you wish you never did.I fell apart that very day, begging you to stay.You said no and pushed me away.Now this very day im glad you didnt stay - Emma Taylor
We thought speaking in English meant you were more intelligent. We were wrong of course. It does not matter what language you choose, the important thing is the words you use to express yourself. - Malala Yousafzai
Augustine taught that true freedom is not choice or lack of constraint, but being what you are meant to be. Humans were created in the image of God. True freedom, then, is not found in moving away from that image but only in living it out. - Augustine of Hippo
Just because you weren't born with wings, it doesn't mean you weren't meant to fly. - Joseph Antoun
Non-violence does not signify that man must not fight against the enemy, and by enemy is meant the evil which men do, not the human beings themselves. - Mahatma Gandhi
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
Storms don't come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean. - Shannon L. Alder
I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful, one hundred percent. - Dr. Seuss
You were almost like a haiku: said so little, but meant so much. - Abraham Algahanem
Was I a dreamer, looking for an elusive happiness that real life could never deliver? Or were we meant to know the rapture of being alive, even at the cost of breaking the rules? - Elizabeth Lesser
All words are masks and the lovelier they are, the more they are meant to conceal. - Steven Millhauser
Sometimes you have to know what you're willing to sacrifice to be the person you are meant to be. - Erik Tomblin
It's ok to not like yourself sometimes, it just means there's something in you that needs "fixing". Love yourself to recognize these parts of you and watch yourself grow beautifully into the person you were meant to be. - Karen A. Baquiran
We attract what we're meant to because we're aware & self-empowered enough to choose most of the time. Other times we have lessons to learn - Jay Woodman
Principles are meant to serve people, not people serving to uphold the principle, while harming the people. - Shannon L. Alder
Things are often spoke and seldom meant. - William Shakespeare
Cottage cheese, broken down into its simplest form, is milk that has been curdled to mimic the cellulite its consumption is meant to banish. - Elsie Love
When one heated exchange (in English) led a commenter to write "Go fuck yourself!" in Lojban, it turned into a lengthy discussion of why he hadn't said what he meant to say, and what the proper Lojban expression for the sentiment might be. - Arika Okrent
Church was never meant to be a place for gods to gather, but for devils wanting to shed their horns for halos. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Life is not meant to be lived on the sidelines or the edge of the pool. It is meant to be embraced, inhaled, and devoured. It is meant to be tasted, chewed and swallowed, savoring each and every experience as if it were the most delicious delicacy ever eaten. - Monica E. Tunnell
Her scent blazed in my throat and I was glad. It was a pain that meant she was alive. As long as I burned, she was safe. - Stephenie Meyer
Children are not the people of tomorrow, but are people of today. They have a right to be taken seriously, and to be treated with tenderness and respect. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be. 'The unknown person' inside of them is our hope for the future. - Janusz Korczak
Leaders of all systems (Capitalism, Communism, etc.) in History claimed to serve the people. All Systems would work if the leaders meant it! - Francis Mont
A marriage is meant to be a blessing on the world, because it is a context in which two people might become more than what they would have been alone. The entire world is healed by the presence of healed people. - Marianne Williamson
OWE, v. To have (and to hold) a debt. The word formerly signified not indebtedness, but possession; it meant "own," and in the minds of debtors there is still a good deal of confusion between assets and liabilities. - Ambrose Bierce
Moments of suffering are meant to empty us so that we may have the potential to tap into our truest depths. - Kamand Kojouri
If you stand in the way of two people who were meant to be together, destiny's train will run you over. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Inspirational people weren't meant to be enablers. They were meant to empower! - Shannon L. Alder
Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be. - George Sheehan
We were meant to survive because of our minds' ability to reason, our ability to live with frustration in order to maintain our virtue. We wore smiling masks while dying inside. - Anchee Min
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. - William Ellery Channing
I don't believe men and women were meant to live together. I think perhaps they should just live next door. - Katherine Hepburn
The moment I realize I just stayed up until five in the morning writing is that moment I know I am meant to be a writer. - Anastasia Bolinder
Just because a child doesn’t have both parents raising him or her, doesn’t mean that child becomes half the person they were meant to be. One wonderful parent can love enough for two, and love will always be the biggest influence in a child’s life. - Ron Baratono
It is right that one must come so far to see the world as it is meant to be. - Compton Gage
Go be who you were meant to be, explore your mind, understand you are free. - Goodmorning Gorgeous
Never take the first brick out of the wall unless you know it is meant to fall - Bathsheba Dailey
A girl’s got to use what she’s given and I’m not going to make a guy drool the way a Britney video does. So I take it to extremes. I don’t say I dress sexily on stage - what I do is so extreme. It’s meant to make guys think: ‘I don’t know if this is sexy or just weird. - Lady Gaga
It meant different things to different people, but somehow it meant them all intensely. Shostakovich's words just confuse the issue. His symphony itself is what remains. Listen to it. It is your symphony to write with him. - M.T. Anderson
When something is truly meant for YOU, you won't have to force it, rush it, or manipulate it. - Stephanie Lahart
I'm sorry. I just meant that all this is new to me. I get lost sometimes." I give her my most honest expression. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Some things are meant to live and die with an artist - J.R. Stewart
There isn't much difference between "giving" and "leaving". While the former will ALWAYS come back to you, the latter will only do if it was meant to be yours in the first place. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
No amount of worrying can change the future. Go easy on yourself, for the outcome of all affairs is determined by God's decree. If something is meant to go elsewhere, it will never come your way, but if it is yours by destiny, from you it cannot flee. - Umar ibn Al-Khattab
I sort of kind of said something a little like that but maybe not clearly enough to sound like that... But it's what I meant. - Mary Eva Swatek
I didn't want him to be the one I avoided because he'd hurt me. If I was just his friend, then I would still be blessed. If that meant swallowing my pride and being his shoulder when he got hurt, or being the one he ranted at when he was angry; I was prepared to do it and to do it with dignity. - Jessica Thompson
I cannot think that man is meant to find happiness so easily! Happiness is like one of those palaces on an enchanted island, its gates guarded by dragons. One must fight to gain it; and, in truth, I do not know what I have done to deserve the good fortune of becoming Mercédès, husband. - Alexandre Dumas
Stories are meant to comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable. - Finley Peter Dunne
Pain will humble ones soul,my pain was necessary as it humbled me beyond my limitations,I do not rush what is meant to be slow,patience". - Patience Kudzu
Life is meant to be enjoyed, not endured.
I am very pleased you like my stories. They are studies in prose, put for Romance's sake into fanciful form: meant partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy, and who find simplicity in a subtle strangeness. - Oscar Wilde
Yesterday is the last day of the past. Tomorrow is brimming with hope, so today is meant to lived large. Enjoy your moments! - David Grachek
Be who you were meant to be and not what you've allowed yourself to become," Kate said to Mavis as she wavered over following her dream. from 'Lifesong - Christine M. Knight
Perhaps the Creator of this strange place knows us better than we know ourselves. Perhaps humanity was meant to eternally ponder the purpose and importance of our own existence. If we were assured of either, we’d be intolerable creatures. - Tiffany Madison
All in all, I'd heard people do a lot of things with words. I'd heard them not say what they meant and I'd seen them not do what they said, but I'd never met a person who could speak so simply and still convey so much. - Rachel Joyce
Above all I needed to be made to think about what it meant that I was a woman, instead of acting unreflectingly as though I were a man, bound to live out the script of a man’s life. - Jill Ker Conway
Confidents we all lack but remember, you are beautiful, you are smart and this world was meant for you to be in it so please have heart.. - Alcurtis Turner
You do it for yourself. You don’t expect to change the world. You don’t even expect to influence your family or your friends. You do it because you can’t not do it and be who you are. Or who you’re meant to be. - Martin Sheen
I never knew what it meant being a slave until I quitted religion - Moses Tiko Lungu
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
Nothing that happens to you was meant to be. The only thing about you that was meant to be is you. Blaze your own trail. - George Alexiou
Whatever has befallen you was not meant to escape you, and whatever has escaped you was not meant to befall you. - عائض القرني
If you are to become what you are meant to be, you have to first find your real meaning! - Leslie Austin
Truth was never meant to make you comfortable, unless you stand in the middle of it with acceptance. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Gratitude was never meant to be an excuse for giving up on the obstacles God has put before you. Some of the most magical things he can bring us require faith and a lot of planning. - Shannon L. Alder
All systems of the society are meant to serve the mind, not the mind to serve the systems. - Abhijit Naskar
We profess to be strangers and pilgrims, seeking after a country of our own, yet we settle down in the most un-stranger-like fashion, exactly as if we were quite at home and meant to stay as long as we could. I don't wonder apostolic miracles have died. Apostolic living certainly has. - Amy Carmichael
...for even the best err in words when they are meant to mean most delicate and almost inexpressible things. - Rainer Maria Rilke
[D]oing nothing meant leaving things exactly the way they were, and that was unacceptable. - Caroline Goode
When fate connects an invisible thread between a man and a woman who are bound to be together, no matter how hard they try to fight against their own destiny, they can’t change what’s meant to be. - Nino Varsimashvili
Confessions are meant to reveal universal truths through specific examples. - Yishai Schwartz
Whatever is meant for you the universe shall be given to you. Do not despair. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Your soulmate wasn't suppose to be perfect. You were meant to see the cracks in her soul and fill them with what you have and she was meant to see yours. Together you would be complete. - Shannon L. Alder
It is not what you meant to say, but it is what your saying meant. - Walter M. Miller Jr.
If bye is meant to be separation, why do people say good bye. - Rushabh Patel
I was made and meant to look for you and wait for you and become yours forever. - Robert Browning
Efforts are meant to optimize, not to waste. The right time to optimize it is when others are open to giving their buy-ins to participate. - Ashish Patel
All the tough lessons in life are meant for negative ending to positive beginning. Like fall to spring. During such time nature warn us to alter everything in our life including mind. Such transformation are vital and essential. If we don't alter nature create force of destruction. - Aditya Ajmera
I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual - Virginia Woolf
Churches were never meant to be mental hospitals. They were supposed to be military outposts under orders to storm the gates of hell. Every believer is on active duty and called to serve a higher purpose with the rank of their blessings and talents. - Shannon L. Alder
Love means never to have to say, "That hooker meant nothing to me" - Jonathan "Jack" McVoy - E.J. Eisman
Democracy is not meant to be efficient, it is meant to be fair.
The world is more than black and white. Seeing everything in color helps me raise my spirit and find my happy. Life is meant to be lived in color! - Jodi Livon
Whatever is meant for you in the universe shall be given to you. Do not despair. - Nurudeen Ushawu
The only man meant to be in your life is a man that knows your worth. - Shannon L. Alder
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
R.I.P. A careless abbreviation of _requiescat in pace_, attesting to indolent goodwill to the dead. According to the learned Dr. Drigge, however, the letters originally meant nothing more than _reductus in pulvis_. - Ambrose Bierce
Your darkest moments are not meant to be swept under the carpet, hidden from the world in the silent pursuit of perfection. The darkness you've overcome is your ticket into leadership. It's what you're meant to light up in the world. - Vironika Tugaleva
If you are upset with another’s words towards you; be cautious of your reactions, for you are only meant to be a sounding-board for his soul - Jeremy Aldana
The beauty of traveling solo is that you wonder unexpectedly, but almost certainly into the direction you were meant to go. - Shannon Ables
Flowers are fragile and ephemeral...Even if you meant to protect them with a surrounding fence from wind and rain, they would die without sunlight...and a spindly fence has no power against a strong wind. - Haibara Ai - Gosho Aoyama
LOVE is meant to make you Happy, not sad. What's the use of Love, if it makes you mad! - RVM
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be... - John Lennon
Man was not meant for safe harbor. - Aeschlyus
I want you to tell all these people that I wanted more time to spend with them. Tell them I meant to, tell them I wanted to hear what they said and tell them what was on my mind. - Kage Baker
Without life’s struggles, we cannot grow into the person that we are meant to become. - Auliq Ice
Holding on stands in the way of what's meant for you. - Auliq Ice
Etymology, n.: Some early etymological scholars come up with derivations that were hard for the public to believe. The term "etymology" was formed from the Latin "etus" ("eaten"), the root "mal" ("bad"), and "logy" ("study of"). It meant "the study of things that are hard to swallow."
There are things that man is not meant to interfere with, and the robust yet fragile temper of a woman is one of them. - youssef
There is nobody else on earth like you and me. Let us be who we are meant to be. - - RVM
I wish R.I.P meant Return If Possible... - A Friend of Yours
It was a grand trait of the old Roman that with him one and the same word meant both honor and honesty.
Chemistry has energy and it's meant to be felt. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
If you love something so much let it go. If it comes back it was meant to be; if it doesn't it never was - Albert Schweitzer
People can waste a large amount of their time trying to be accepted by people. Sometimes, God meant for you not to fit. You never know, you may hold the unique perspective that when voiced or demonstrated will change generations. - Shannon L. Alder
Creativity isn't meant to introduce complexity it is expected to add simplicity. - Amit Kalantri
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
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