Quotation Explorer - 'Painfully'

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Realness often stands alone but painfully just.© 2012 All Rights Reserved - TyLeishia Douglass
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. The chasm is never completely bridged. We all have the conviction, perhaps illusory, that we have much more to say than appears on the paper. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Saturday 12 July 1823 [Halifax]Could not sleep last night. Dozing, hot & disturbed ... a violent longing for a female companion came over me. Never remember feeling it so painfully before ... It was absolute pain to me. - Anne Lister
Nothing so sharpens the thought process as writing down one's arguments. Weaknesses overlooked in oral discussion become painfully obvious on the written page. - Hyman G. Rickover
I was used to being the smartest guy in the room, and then God dropped me in a place that was well beyond me. It was painfully awesome. - Matt Chandler
'Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.' Under the influence of this pestilent morality, I am forever letting tomorrow's work slop backwards into today's, and doing painfully and nervously today what I could do quickly and easily tomorrow. - J. A. Spender
The past is far behind. If you still want to look at it, you will painfully stretch your neck muscles. Don't live in the past, leave the past, but learn from it. - Israelmore Ayivor
I write to be a part of something - a world made up of words and ideas, which are sometimes painfully criticized, gratefully loved and can never be destroyed. - Ashley Sanders
Settling for someone average, I want someone who makes me a better person and who makes me do the unthinkable, someone who I am painfully in love with to the point that there could never be anyone else. - Leah Land
Sometimes painfully lost people can teach us lessons that we didn't think we needed to know, or be reminded of---the more history changes, the more it stays the same. - Shannon L. Alder
One of history’s most useful tasks is to bring home to us how keenly, honestly and painfully, past generations pursued aims that now seem to us wrong or disgraceful. - John Carey
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