Quotation Explorer - 'Missed'

When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
She had missed him so long now, that the feeling had become a part of her. As each day passed, the missing distanced itself from her heart. One day she woke, and realized the missing was there but the pain was gone. Missing without pain is tolerable. Pain linked to heartache is intolerable. - Coco J. Ginger
I feel a flash of grief so intense it almost makes me cry out: not for what I lost, but for the chances I missed. - Lauren Oliver
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to speak for the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
On the way home I felt a great and simple sadness. I missed my dad. I missed him very much. - Helen Macdonald
Only the mediocre want to die of old age. Suffer, then, drink pleasure to its last dregs, cry or laugh, scream in despair or with joy, sing about death or love, for nothing will endure! Morality can only make life a long series of missed opportunities. - Emil Cioran
Youth is a period of missed opportunities. - Cyril Connolly
Democracy is based on the assumption that a million men are wiser than one man. How's that again? I missed something.
One who takes the road less traveled earns the rewards most missed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Those of you who are convinced that you missed your calling, open all doors keep the entrance way clear. This way you will not miss that next call. - Victoria Addino
Only what is seen, appreciated, and loved will be missed in its absence which makes humans creatures of habit - Aloysius Jnr
The world should have balance between evil and good, positive and negative. If one is missed there isn't balance. - Deyth Banger
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age. I missed it coming and going. - J.B. Priestley
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times ive been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
Most of time we cant fulfill our dreams...Its not mean, we cant fulfill it.. To fulfill it, we just need to find what we missed & where we missed.. - Arafath Shanas
I wouldn't have missed a single minute of it, Not for the whole world. - Stephen King
Some people read palms to tell your future, but I read hands to tell your past. Each scar makes a story worth telling. Each callused palm, each cracked knuckle is a missed punch or years in a factory. - Sarah Kay
The greatest testament of a life lived is to be missed when you are gone. It is not something you can plan for or buy ahead of time. It is a sentiment that comes freely from the lives you touch in positive ways. - Brian MacLearn
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. - Thomas A. Edison
I know not, sir whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life. - James M. Barrie
If misfortune finds us, it will not find a home among us, for our hearts will give it no berth, as we birth the fortunes, misfortune missed. - Tom Althouse
Success and failure are options equally available to all, the dividing line is your choices and opportunities harnessed or missed. - Maria Chika Amadi
a paradox; the best opportunities we want are the best opportunities we miss; the best opportunities we wanted, are the best opportunities we missed and the best opportunities we seek for stay far away from us. In the end, we only settle for any opportunity. Life! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
What befalls me couldn’t have missed me, and what misses me could not have befallen me. - Alexandra Burt
No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive. - Thorstein Veblen
What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree? - Logan Pearsall Smith
I never knew how much I missed pickles and pickle juice. It's like, an overwhelming feeling that I can't even explain. - Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
How much joy have I missed in life because I was too afraid to enjoy? - Debasish Mridha
Steep fall to the groundshatteringlike clay pigeons missed by bad shotsand unsteady hands. - Jessica Kristie
He who has never envied the vegetable has missed the human drama.
Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.
People missed things. People didn’t notice; people didn’t care. People’s own misperceptions made black into white, made grey into whatever they wanted it to be. - Judith Ivory
‎Every opportunity missed is an opportunity for regret - Karl Kloppenborg
Again, I've missed you by a minute - Zdravko Čurdinjaković
Jean-Baptiste Say may have coined the term 'entrepreneur' but he totally missed the opportunity to put it on a t-shirt and sell it. - Ryan Lilly
Many opportunities are missed, since we fail to give it a try. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Too often, we miss out on opportunities in this life because we were too busy waiting for them to fall into our lap that we missed them tapping on our shoulder. - Daniel Willey
be patient enough to identify the real reasons why you meet people, situations and moments in time or else you would be patient enough to analyze the real reasons why you missed people, situations and moments in time in regret or in wonder - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
She reminded me of a darkness, a darkness that I've missed. - Dimitri Zaik
I look at old photos and it gives me joy and and tells me about the best time I spent with people but they always left a feeling of loneliness & things I missed and I don't feel connected to them at all. - Neetesh Dixit
I used to never get in a swimsuit. I used to feel so embarrassed about my skin and scars. I'm over that, it wasted too much of my time and I missed out on too much. - Stephanie Nielson
Some of the most polished ideas are discovered through healthy, honest debate, so if you don't argue with yourself every once in a while, other people will gladly point out if, in any sense, you missed a spot. - Criss Jami
Do we miss out on love because we are working so hard? Or are we working so hard because we missed out on love? - Kate McGahan
He missed having a wild green world on his doorstep - no rabbits or pheasants or badgers. - Kate Atkinson
We had the experience but missed the meaning. - T.S. Eliot
He asked me IF I MISSED YOU. I didn't answer and walked away keeping my eyes closed. And then shedding a tear whisper: So much - Elena ristic
The murder of a child has no justification, even if the bombs have missed their mark. - Compton Gage
Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living. - Gautama Buddha
Don’t live in the past you’ve already been there. And don’t live in the future, either. Tomorrow will be here soon enough. Live in this moment now it is sacred and unrepeatable. This moment alone holds valuable gifts that should not be missed. - Steve Goodier
If you missed your possibility do not lose your probability - Mohammed Sekouty
Pave the path. Inspire. Make sure you are missed by the people who matter long after you have gone. - Pooja Ruprell
I can breathe easier now that the appointments are behind me.I missed them all, through deliberate negligence,Having waited for the urge to go, which I knew wouldn’t come.I’m free, and against organized, clothed society.I’m naked and plunge into the water of my imagination. - Fernando Pessoa
Everyone has their own calling, but not everyone is looking for the phone, or either they missed the call, or just not answered it. - Anthony Liccione
If the modern Protestant churches must maintain her place of relevance in the society, we would need to review where we missed it and how we have diverted from the teachings of the Protestants. - Sunday Adelaja
That man has missed something who has never left a brothel at sunrise feeling like throwing himself into the river out of pure disgust. - Gustave Flaubert
We yearn for opportunities, we pray for opportunities and we seek for opportunities. The good news is that we meet opportunities. The bad news is that we miss the opportunities only to come to a later realization of missed opportunities. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to listen to the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
If love is like driving a car, then I must be the worst driver in the world. I missed all the signs and ended up lost. - Brian MacLearn
And there were times where I missed everyone I missed everything and everyone to the bone, I missed younger years where days were easy and everything was so innocently cheesy, I missed myself and my friends and the persons we used to be. - Thoughts And Writings @wnq-writers.com
I suppose because I grew up a thousand miles from the sea and missed the great age of passenger liners, I have always been subject to a romantic longing for ocean travel. - Bill Bryson
To stop the bleeding i pushed back the blood that was bleeding out of the hole in my heart. It kept overflowing when i missed you and im dying, not literally, but my heart is. - Nicole
In the end,The treasure of life is missed by those who hold on and gained by those who let go. - Lao Tzu
Opportunities are often missed because we are broadcasting when we should be listening.
If time is analog, then the New Year is an ephemeral event with no time measure at all, not even a nanosecond. It's careening around the world towards you, like some subatomic particle wave. Whoops -- you missed it. - Scott Archer Jones
Not being excited is to have missed the whole point of life. - Steve Chandler
He missed two people: a) the girl she was; b) the person she’d made him feel he might have been. A deep sigh escaped him. - Ken Bruen
One clear moment, one of trance One missed step, one perfect dance One missed shot, one and only chance Life is all...but one fleeting glance. - Sanober Khan
All we know of the Missing Link is that he is missing - and he won't be missed either. - G.K. Chesterton
Are we not all books waiting for someone to pick us up and read the pages that people missed? - Shannon L. Alder
Unfortunately...I missed out on the California Gold Rush a century before...I'll be dammed if I miss out on this one. - Timothy Pina
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
Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of happy mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give. - Bertrand Russell
This kiss was hello.It was I've missed you, I've craved you, I've never forgotten you. It was love. - E. S. Carter
When your reflection in the mirror,Smiles back, it lies, you know it.When you lay your head to sleep at night,It's filled with every moment,Every chance you missed to be something,Or learn from your mistakes,You're not alone.You're with me.You're not alone.You're with me. - Of Mice & Men
As long as you try to think intelligently, you have missed the point. - Ramana Pemmaraju
If we fast forward through the journey, like Adam Sandler in the movie, Click, we’ll look up one day and see that we missed our lives. - Suzette Hinton
I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life. - James M. Barrie
Hello, my name is your potential. But you can call me impossible. I am the missed opportunities. I am the expectations you will never fulfill. I am always taunting you, regardless of how hard you try, regardless of how much you hope. - Nathan Filer
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
When you think of the condition the world is in now you sometimes wish that Noah had missed the boat. - Fulton J. Sheen
You know, that was what we missed most. Not our beds, not our homes, not even our mothers. We would talk about food. - Jodi Picoult
If you feel completely satisfied, you have hit the right answer, coz if not? you may have missed something, It could be the answer itself or it could be both your prayer and the answer! - Bradley B. Dalina
I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it. - Mae West
We had the experience but missed the meaning. And approach to the meaning restores the experience in a different form. - T.S. Eliot
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step unless you missed it. - Ashwin Sanghi
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