Quotation Explorer - 'Pretty'

Ich bin lieber eine Frau als ein Mann. Frauen dürfen weinen, hübsche Kleider tragen, und sie werden als Erste von einem sinkenden Schiff gerettet.I'm glad that I'm a woman and not a man. Women are allowed to cry and to wear pretty dresses, and they are the first to be saved from a sinking ship. - Antonia Rau
What to do with daughters has always been something of a problem, unless they are so pretty or so passive or so wealthy that they are snatched up as brides as soon as the come of marriageable age.— THE COLLECTORS: DR. CLARIBEL AND MISS ETTA CONE - Barbara Pollack
I don't have many friends, but that's ok. I choice to have it that way, It's pretty liberating. - Cliff Hannold
When I hear a man say that his childhood was the happiest time of his life, I think (puff) my friend, you have had a pretty poor life. - Winston S. Churchill
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl. - Charlie Chaplin
If I were a pattern, I would be the pattern of paint that a bird would make if you dipped a bird’s wings in watercolour and then set the bird loose inside a paper lantern. I’m pretty sure that’s it! - C. JoyBell C.
People who aren’t in that space will be like ‘So how was your trip?’ and you don’t even go into it. ‘I guess it was pretty good.’ And then you talk to other people who have been there and they know exactly why your eyes are glazed over. - Jimmy Chin
Obsession is like a pretty, little, picket fence that offers itself up as a thin line--a separation between ingenuity and insanity. - S. D. Lawendowski
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but, until they speak to the imagination, not yet beautiful. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing. - George Lucas
I can tell you that "Just cheer up" is almost universally looked at as the most unhelpful depression cure ever. It's pretty much the equivalent of telling someone who just had their legs amputated to "just walk it off. - Jenny Lawson
The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues. - Elizabeth Taylor
Sex is like crying, it does look pretty if you really do it - Laurell K. Hamilton
Now Darkstripe,' Graypaw hissed to Firepaw under his breath, 'is neither young, nor pretty. - Erin Hunter
The world is so exquisite, with so much love and moral depth, that there is no reason to deceive ourselves with pretty stories for which there's little goodevidence. - Carl Sagan
It is pretty simple - mind is a part of life - consciousness is a part of mind - God is a part of consciousness. - Abhijit Naskar
What a major mistake, having rejected pretty much all of the great talented female artists that have lived throughout the ages, art history is left incomplete. The validity of the written art history is as absent as those women left out. - Siren Waroe
I love writing poetry because it's pretty. I love writing pretty. - Richelle E. Goodrich
To my mind, a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful, and pretty, yes pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is without creating still more of them. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
I'm pretty sure that eating chocolate keeps wrinkles away because I have never seen a 10 year old with a Hershey bar and crows feet. - Amy Neftzger
It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. - J.D. Salinger
Since truth is often stranger than fiction, fiction needs to be pretty weird. - Erik Meyer
Whenever the press quits abusing me I know I'm in the wrong pew. I don't mind it because when they throw bricks at me-I'm a pretty good shot myself and I usually throw 'em back at 'em. - Harry S Truman
Where is truth??Somewhere in the story... somewhere around the facts.- There should be a truth some kind of feature, if there isn't... it goes interesting how in the hell is build a story with a truth... It's pretty interesting journey! - Deyth Banger
When I wrote this song I felt pretty unoriginal because everybody writes love songs, and everybody feels like their love is the most important and when their love ends and they get their heart broken, that nobody understands. And…that’s ridiculous, but so am I. - Tegan Quin
General fiction is pretty much about ways that people get into problems and screw their lives up. Science fiction is about everything else. - Marvin Minsky
A billion here, a billion there - pretty soon it adds up to real money. - Senator Everett Dirksen
There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly. - Boris Vian
If you were standing in the path of the beam, you would obviously die pretty quickly. You wouldn't really die of anything, in the traditional sense. You would just stop being biology and start being physics. - Randall Munroe
We get so worried about being pretty. Let’s be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong. - Britt Nicole
It was like he could take any emotion I had and make it ten times stronger. Which is great when it’s happiness but pretty darn awful if it’s anything sad. - Catherine Gilbert Murdock
All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren't. - Marilyn Monroe
It's a pretty amazing to wake up every morning, knowing that every decision I make is to cause as little harm as possible. It's a pretty fantastic way to live. - Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
I don’t even pretend to believe I know everything; I just believe in arguments God told me I had a pretty good chance of winning, while I was traveling through hell. - Shannon L. Alder
Love is blind, and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit. - William Shakespeare
I like a beautiful song that tells you terrible things. We all like bad news out of a pretty mouth.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. - Bruce Lee
Institutions are not pretty. Show me a pretty government. Healing is wonderful, but the American Medical Association? Learning is wonderful, but universities? The same is true for religion... religion is institutionalized spirituality. Mother Jones November/December 1997. - Huston Smith
One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork. - Edward Abbey
We gladly feast on those who would subdue us ... not just pretty words, Fester.
Transition isn't pretty, but stagnation is hideous. - Nikki Rowe
I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness. - Drew Barrymore
If you would dance, my pretty Count, I'll play the tune on my little guitar.. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
In physics, your solution should convince a reasonable person. In math, you have to convince a person who's trying to make trouble. Ultimately, in physics, you're hoping to convince Nature. And I've found Nature to be pretty reasonable. - Frank Wilczek
I get a fine warm feeling when I'm doing well, but that pleasure is pretty much negated by the pain of getting started each day. Let's face it, writing is hell. - William Styron
I say 'girl' because I love to annoy people. I love the word 'girl'. 'Gal' is pretty great, too. I don't just want to be called a woman. It sounds like someone with a mustache. - Bette Midler
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around every once in awhile, you could miss it.
You'll have to leave my meals on a tray outside the door because I'll beworking pretty late on the secret of making myself invisible, which may take me almost until eleven o'clock. - S.J. Perelman
As for monkeys, I would have five, and they would be named: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, Do Pretty Much Whatever The Hell You Want, and Expensive Attorney. - Tad Williams
The rock and roll business is pretty absurd, but the world of serious music is much worse. - Frank Zappa
Some females are so "pretty", that all they have are their looks. Don't allow your attitude and ego to deduct from your pretty ladies. No matter how cute you think you are... your attitude can make you ugly real quick. - Randa Manning-Johnson
When you're finally up at the moon looking back on earth,all those differences and nationalistic traits are pretty well going to blend, and you're going to get a concept that maybe this really is one world and why the hell can't we live together like decent people? - Frank Borman
When expectation becomes your believe the the depth of being heart is pretty more than just a disappointment.. :( - Jayesh Varma
He remembered that she was pretty, and, more, that she had a special grace in the intimacy of life. She had the secret of individuality which excites and escapes. - Joseph Conrad
I’m pretty sure that my Restless Leg Syndrome is simply caused my body just fighting the urge to RUN AWAY! - Tanya Masse
When it comes to human success, I'm pretty sure the object doesn't need a net external force to move it. - Majid Kazmi
How do I define success? Let me tell you, money's pretty nice. But having a lot of money does not automatically make you a successful person. What you want is money and meaning. You want your work to be meaningful, because meaning is what brings the real richness to your life. - Oprah Winfrey
The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now; with all the usual lot, good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names. It takes all sorts to make a world - Kenneth Grahame
Her hair was dyed, and her bloom was fading, and she must have been crowding forty, but she seemed to be one of those women who cling to the manners and graces of a pretty child of eight. - John Cheever
Love is the answer, but while you are waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions. - Woody Allen
What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow. - A.A. Milne
My sense of the holy is bound up with the hope that some day my remote descendants will live in a global civilization in which love is pretty much the only law. - Richard M. Rorty
I’m a short woman with a pretty good body and large breasts that’s not what I think of as sexy. - Adrienne Barbeau
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit. - W. Somerset Maugham
Shake those stars from your hair, pretty Moonchild. It's time to dance with the noonday sun! - Jaeda DeWalt
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable. - Joseph Addison
Once you lose that sense of wonder at being alive, you're pretty much on the way out... - David Bowie
For us, a pretty bird is a pretty bird; for an insect, pretty bird is an ugly enemy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If you are ever in doubt as to whether or not you should kiss a pretty girl, give her the benefit of the doubt. - Thomas Carlyle
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body. But rather, to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming .... WoW, what a ride. - Mark Frost
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends. - Truman Capote
- How about flipping a coin; she made a pretty remark and the two women turned around andlooked at her irritated.- That's right, go ahead, jock about it. You are not the one trying to change her heart, I am, and youknow damn well how painful that can be!Sand of Passion - Georgia Kakalopoulou
I don't think most people take honest well. They prefer the games. They want to believe the pretty lies. - Richelle Mead
The easiest way to gain someone's trust is to deserve it. This should be pretty easy, assuming you're just being you and being real. Minimal effort too. - Ashly Lorenzana
If I had a soul I sold itfor pretty wordsIf I had a body I usedit up spurting my essence warns youdont follow my pathto extinction - Allen Ginsberg
Beauty shouldn’t be about changing yourself to achieve an ideal or be more socially acceptable. Real beauty, the interesting, truly pleasing kind, is about honoring the beauty within you and without you. It’s about knowing that someone else’s definition of pretty has no hold over you. - Golda Poretsky
Why shouldn’t art be pretty? There are enough unpleasant things in the world. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Art has the ability to change minds. Passion is what changes the world. When both collide, it's as powerful as a bomb. Art isn't pretty and poised fluff. Art is brutal and snarling. Artists growl. This is the roar of change that beats within them. - 8/29/11 - A.H. Scott
People get so caught in how they don’t like one part of themselves; nose, thighs, tummy, whatever.Things like flour and baking powder go into cakes and those things are gross alone, but the cake is pretty damn delicious. - Todd El Holley
I saw the same dynamic in our family - a dysfunctional family - mirrored in the country in the 1980's. If you take this family, and you put them up there as the First Family - if you look at what the dynamic is in the family - you might have a pretty good sense of how it's going to trickle down.
One must have one's delusions to live. If you look at life too honestly and clearly, life becomes unbearable because it's a pretty grim enterprise, you will admit. - Woody Allen
Afterward, I had the last laugh. I made an air bubble at the bottom of the lake. Our friends kept waiting for us to come up, but hey-when you are the son of Poseidon, you don't have to hurry. And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time. - Rick Riordan
Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff. - Harvey Pekar
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all - Johnny Depp
People like me write because otherwise we are pretty inarticulate. Our articulation is our writing. - William Trevor
Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.
Here's what I've learned about dogs: They're a lot like pretty girls. Having one or two around makes everything more fun, but when you get a whole bunch together, it turns into one big power struggle. - Scott Westerfeld
Kino: It's pretty interesting, isn't it?Hermes: What is?Kino: The way that when someone expresses something, someone else always shows up to interpret it. Maybe the world is just a series of such events. - Kino no Tabi
You have to pay for this view (onto which he looks while writing), so our expenses keep us pretty motivated to write. It's a vicious cycle. - Pat Conroy
If there was one thing that made Captain Lord Jack Blackthorn smile more than holding a pretty woman in his arms, it was a winning hand at cards. To his dismay at the moment he had neither. - Jina Bacarr
All you really need to know for the moment is that the universe is a lot more complicated than you might think, even if you start from a position of thinking it's pretty damn complicated in the first place. - Douglas Adams
Beauty isn't something on the outside. It's your insides that count! You gotta eat green stuff to make sure you're pretty on the inside.
[Bill] Clinton was a pretty good president for a Republican. - Michael Moore
So don't you worry your pretty little mind because people throw rocks at things that shine. [Ours] - Taylor Swift
A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon it adds up to real money. - Senator Everett Dirksen
When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other's ultimate comfort. - Jane Austen
Penny was a very pretty, witty and brave girl, as bold as a Marine platoon storming Iwo Jima. - John C. Wright
Aren’t you going to ask me if I’m all right? I say.No, I’m pretty sure you’re not all right.He shakes his head. I’m going to ask you not to make any decisions until we’ve talkedabout it. - Veronica Roth
Maybe you yhink you're not perfect,not pretty enough,or smart enough,but for some guy,you're pefect just the way you are.that's your perfect man. - Yuchita Erayani
What then remains, but well our power to use,And keep good humour still whate’er we lose?And trust me, dear, good humour can prevail,When airs, and flights, and screams, and scolding fail.Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll;Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul - Alexander Pope
Zoe leaned closer to Ruth, nearly nose to nose. If they were made from better stuff, they would have pretended the fault was theirs. They would have made a moment of it--a pretty moment. - Michael Benzehabe
I guess we speak pretty loosely, don't we, about looking forward to the Ashes and all that—and we are, but it's not with both eyes. We've got one eye on that and one eye on what we need to get in place to make sure we're the best team we can be for November. - Ricky Ponting
Never trust a pretty girl with an ugly secret. - Sara Shepard
Roses are red violets are blue, God made me pretty, what happened to you? - rocky quicksilver
I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too. - Steve Martin
After the 'war to end war' they seem to have been pretty successful in Paris at making a 'Peace to end Peace. - Archibald Percival Wavell
No one knows what you have been through or what your pretty little eyes have seen, but I can reassure you ~ whatever you have conquered, it shines through your mind. - Nikki Rowe
It's like a dream, but who cares? I want a dream. Right this minute, that's exactly what I want. Because reality has been pretty fucking crap for a while now. - S.K. Tremayne
I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity and therefore be regarded as a pretty fair measure of it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
I'm pretty much looking for beauty all the time. It just seems like some days the light is better to see it. - Melodie Ramone
I think love without heartbreak is a myth. A pretty myth, but the kind of myth that ultimately makes us feel worse about ourselves because we're somehow not able to make it come true. - Leila Sales
It is not the fame, not the flesh, not the money. We want something else, something pretty. - Debasish Mridha
Einstein said God doesn't play dice with the universe, but I don't know--maybe not as a whole, but I think he gets a pretty big kick out of messing in peoples' back yards. - Dennis Koenig and Jordan Budde
It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious. - Kin Hubbard
He wanted more, as did I, but we still had a ways to go. I wasn’t a tease and my demands seemed pretty reasonable: always be honest and try not to eat me. ~ Sam, Living Violet - Jaime Reed
Briarwood is the pretty poison. There is no cure for Briarwood. - Anne Bishop
All human behaviour, language, thoughts, feelings, actions, and consciousness emerge from this massively interconnected network of neurons. Each neuron is pretty dumb; it either fires in a certain situation or it doesn’t, but out of this mass dumbness comes great cleverness. - Trevor Harley
To utter a word? no that will only heavy the air you breath, for your eyes speak more then your pretty mouth - William Brade
Books, films should be based on specific people... people which are rare and by it's own way pretty mystery as characters. - Deyth Banger
Pretty Stones - Virginia Woolf
Even he, to whom most things that most people would think were pretty smart were pretty dumb, thought it was pretty smart. - Douglas Adams
What happens if a big asteroid hits Earth ? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, we can assume it will be pretty bad. - Dave Barry
I like to set my dreams high. That way, even if I only make it half way there, it's still pretty darned good. - Elizabeth O. Dulemba
How you look at it is pretty much how you'll see it - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The only parts that really matter and take commitment in wedding vows are; worse, sickness and poorer. Better, richer and healthy is pretty easy to deal with. - Rob Liano
You're so pretty as the apple blooms again for joy that you give. (Tu es si jolie que la pomme - Refleurit pour joie que tu donnes.) - Charles de Leusse
I guess I'm pretty much of a lone wolf. I don't say I don't like people at all but, to tell you the truth I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds. - Bela Lugosi
Feeling bad is not the problem.The problem is that we feel bad about feeling bad.Once you begin to let go of feeling bad about feeling bad,and start feeling better about feeling bad,then pretty soon you'll just feel better.And then you'll feel awesome. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Her scar tissue, which she seems to amass both physically and mentally, may not be pretty, but they have become tougher than if she had never been wounded at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
I like feeling like I'm something , That I'm some ones. i never had this be fore . its really pretty all light and pink and green like a spring day but with a few grey clouds that come and go and help the flowers grow . This feeling it's love. - Lizzy Blue
I feel the gods are pretty dead, though I suppose I ought to know that however, to be somewhat more philosophical in the matter, if atheism means simply not being a theist, then of course I'm an atheist.[Letter to Max Otto] - John Dewey
Human milk is like ice cream, penicillin, and the drug ecstasy all wrapped up in two pretty packages. - Florence Williams
Don’t beat yourself up, son. I’m sure there is a culture on this spinning ball of dirt where you can be pretty. If not, do rock ‘n roll, or practice words. That shit’s pretty as well. - R.X. Bird
How did pretty little Anna go from Westchester suburb brat to New York hooker? Now that’s a story. - Stacey Trombley
Promises are lies wrapped in pretty ribbons -Cinnamon - V.C. Andrews
Everyday nature is drawing a new picture just to keep herself alive and pretty. - Debasish Mridha
People can be in general pretty well trusted, of course--with the clock of their freedom ticking as loud as it seems to do here--to keep an eye on the fleeting hour. - Henry James
I've noticed that when people are joking they're usually dead serious, and when they're serious, they're usually pretty funny. - Jim Morrison
Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. - Oscar Wilde
The process of living, for each of us, is pretty similar. For every gain there is a setback. For every success, a failure. For every moment of joy, a time of sadness. For every hope realized, one is dashed. - sue atchley ebaugh
Advice from a Romance Writer: Guys, make your woman feel pretty even on an 'off' day. Trust me, good things will come of it. - Michelle M. Pillow
When a young man complains that a young lady has no heart, it is a pretty certain sign that she has his.
I’m sorry I broke you. It’s just that you’re so pretty, and I break pretty things. - Denice Envall
The conquest of the earth is not a pretty thing. - Joseph Conrad
The truth ain't pretty. That's how you can identify it. - The Unit
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package. - John Ruskin
Dreams are lovely. But they are just dreams. Fleeting, ephemeral, pretty. But dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It's hard work that makes things happen. It's hard work that creates change. - Shonda Rhimes
Sorry, am I being rude?" she asks."I'm used to saying whatever is on my mind. Mom used to say that politeness is deception in pretty packaging - Veronica Roth
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat. - John Viscount Morley
If that the world and love were young, And truth in every shepherd's tongue, These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy love. - William Shakespeare
She stabbed him with her wicked pretty knife, disrupted his simple life.She's a player, a heartbreaker,and now she breaks alone. - Coco J. Ginger
I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper. - Steve Martin
Now the snow's coming down, and im watching it fall. Watching the people around, baby please come home. Pretty lights on a tree, and im watching you shine. You should be here with me! Baby please come home - Josh Ramsay of Marianas Trench
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good. - Woody Allen
Is food a substitute for love? No, love is a substitute for food. And a pretty poor substitute at that. - Rohan Candappa
I'm pretty lost in becoming all this frost. Bitter, like Winter. Strung-out like a string of pearls. - Ashly Lorenzana
You can buy a pretty good dog with a lot of money, but you can't buy the wag of its tail. - Josh Billings
I am not pretty; I am not ugly. I am not true, and I am not false. I am just me—a reality, a conception, and not a misinterpretation. - Debasish Mridha
It's pretty clear now that what looked like it might have been some kind of counterculture is, in reality, just the plain old chaos of undifferentiated weirdness. - Jerry Garcia
pretty girls behave better when you ignore them. - Chetan Bhagat
mr youse needn't be so spryconcernin questions artyeach has his tastes but as for ii likes a certain partygimme the he-man's solid blissfor youse ideas i'll match yousea pretty girl who naked isis worth a million statues - E.E. Cummings
I am not pretty, I am not ugly,I am not true, I am not false, I am just me, a reality, a conception not a misinterpretation. - Debasish Mridha
she might have been pretty when she started out, but the world had moved on since then. - Stephen King
To progress isn’t a little step, it’s a pretty dramatic lifestyle change. - Auliq Ice
Things mean pretty much what we want them to mean. - Ian M. Banks
TURKEY, n. A large bird whose flesh when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Incidentally, it is pretty good eating. - Ambrose Bierce
If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. - Edith Wharton
If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time. - Edith Wharton
In the spring time, the only pretty ring time, when birds do sing... sweet lovers love the spring. - William Shakespeare
I don't have to many friends, but that's ok. I choice to have it that way, It's pretty liberating. - Cliff Hannold
Probably the worst time in a person's life is when they have to kill a family member because they are the devil. But otherwise it's been a pretty good day. - Emo Phillips
The word 'God' is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation, no matter how subtle, can (for me) change this. - Albert Einstein
What I'm trying to say is that I spent the last four months learning to be alone, avoiding the world, hating pretty much anyone who so much as blinked at me." But when I am with you, I don't want to be that person anymore. - Andrea Cremer
Life sure gives us serious lessons, but I refuse to sit down and take notes. I can pretty well do that walking! - Marie Abanga
When someone tells you something defies description, you can be pretty sure he's going to have a go at it anyway. - Clyde B. Aster
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: "House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day." - Neil Gaiman
Well that's very kind of you, but voices ought not be measured by how pretty they are. Instead they matter only if they convince you that they are telling the truth. - Sam Cooke
Listen to the sunset...see its pretty hue... When you see it, think of me...and I'll think of you... - Oksana Rus
Let love without conditions help us to attain the supreme peace and tranquility. Love is god. His benevolence make us more pretty. - Acharyasri Rajesh
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end. - Henry David Thoreau
Once you tell a man he's pretty, there's no taking it back. They think they're pretty all the time, and I suppose, in a way, they are. It's got to do with believing it. - Sandra Cisneros
Schizoid behavior is a pretty common thing in children. It's accepted, because all we adults have this unspoken agreement that children are lunatics. - Stephen King
It is amusing that a virtue is made of the vice of chastity; and it's a pretty odd sort of chastity at that, which leads men straight into the sin of Onan, and girls to the waning of their color. - Voltaire
No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather. - Michael Pritchard
I realized up there that our planet is not infinite. It's fragile. That may not be obvious to a lot of folks, and it's tough that people are fighting each other here on Earth instead of trying to get together and live on this planet. We look pretty vulnerable in the darkness of space. - Alan Shepard
Even pretty faces are mutilated by ugly character - أحمد عمارة
Jean, are you busy at 5 o'clock? I need a girl pretty desperatly.
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear. - Douglas Adams
No computer network with pretty graphics can ever replace the salespeople that make our society work. - Clifford Stoll
Crying is the refuge of plain women, but the ruin of pretty ones. - Oscar Wilde
. . . I'm not pretty, not close up anyway. Generally, the closer people get to me the less hot they find me. - Margo Roth Spiegelman
Between dainty bites, she told Amie, 'Oh, you simply are as darling a creature as Henry described! I had no idea of your being so grown up! Henry, she is positively frazzleging!' Amie deepened her smile, saying, 'And I had no idea you would be so pretty either, madam. - Jennifer Silverwood
This is pretty much what journals are all about, at least to me. I knew as I wrote them that even though they provided an excellent place for brain (and heart, and psyche) dump, they were mainly a map of me. - Colleen Wainwright
I do believe that characters in novels belong to their writers and their readers pretty equally. I've learned a lot of things about the characters I write from people who read about them. Readers expand them in ways I don't think of and take them to places I can't go. - Ann Brashares
Loving is misery for women always. I shall never forgive God for making me a woman and dearly am I beginning to pay for the honour of owning a pretty face. - Thomas Hardy
I can't predict the future but I'm pretty much sure of how I want it to be, how so? Because I have a dream and zero reasons not to achieve it. - Unarine Ramaru
Being socialized female and spending my life "othered" by this world gives me a unique perspective. In the past, this has felt like shit. In the present, it feels pretty good. In the future I hope somebody loves me enough to watch me age ungracefully. - Harvey Katz
Wine and a straitjacket. That pretty much sums it up. - Shannon Celebi
The conquest of the earth... is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much. What redeems it is the idea only... not a sentimental pretense but an idea. - Joseph Conrad
A pretty woman is a welcome guest. - Lord Byron
I am a citizen-at-large, of everywhere and nowhere, so sometimes I get pretty homesick. - Rich Benjamin
Sometimes people ask why I'm so willing to give out #free copies of my books and the answer is pretty simple. Money is not why I write.So why would I keep someone from enjoying that because they can't afford my book? If your in the arts for money your picking the wrong job. - Adam Snowflake
Funny how people despise platitudes, when they are usually the truest thing going. A thing has to be pretty true before it gets to be a platitude.
Anything designed to be inoffensive isn't worth your time -- life itself is pretty offensive, ending as it does with death. - Holly Lisle
When writing a novel, that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day. - Neil Gaiman
If you can't be pretty, at least be nice. - Gabbo De La Parra
To die for an idea is to place a pretty high price upon conjectures. - Anatole France
Wrong Turn 1 and 2 are pretty interesting films, but they need little more work on special effects! - Deyth Banger
If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time. - Edith Wharton
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important. - Martin Luther King Jr.
(Kaylee) Tell me I'm pretty, Wash.(Wash) Were I unwed I would take you in a manly fashion.(kaylee) Because I'm pretty?(Wash) Because you're pretty. - Brett Matthews
...you don't have to be perfect to be pretty - Carson Kressley
The truth is, every son raised by a single mom is pretty much born married. I don't know, but until your mom dies it seems like all the other women in your life can never be more than just your mistress. - Chuck Palahniuk
I don't want to talk as much. It's nicer to think dear, pretty thoughts and keep them in one's heart, like treasures. I don't like to have them laughed at or wondered over. - L. M. Montgomery
Don't you just hate that, you meet a girl she seems pretty nice, you tell all your friends and before you know it she turns out to be a vampire, don't you just hate it when that happens? - L.J. Smith
We’re doomed to repeat the past no matter what. That’s what it is to be alive. It’s pretty dense kids who haven’t figured that out by the time they’re 10. ... Most kids can’t afford to go to Harvard and be misinformed. - Kurt Vonnegut
A pretty face and a beautiful body can capture my attention, But only a beautiful and creative mind can hold it - Sam Eriakha
In terms of language, there were no separate words for female genitalia for thousands of years. That was mostly because women were considered pretty much the same as men, only of course flimsier, more poorly designed, and incapable of writing in the snow. - Elissa Stein and Susan Kim
A good marriage winds up as a meeting of minds, which had better be pretty good to start with.
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.' - Neil Gaiman
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small. - Neil Armstrong
Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards--and living up to them--is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it. - Seth Godin
Any work done with love - be it a photo or a meal or a painting - always looks so pretty, because love is a master of creating magical beauties! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Charlie dear, it is I who have to be proud of you. And I am very, very proud of you. You have called me pretty; and as long as I am pretty in your eyes, I am happy. You, dear old Charlie, are not handsome, but you are good, which is far more noble. - George Grossmith and Weedon Grossmith
See, an ugly person who goes after a pretty person gets nothing but trouble. But a pretty person who goes after an ugly person gets at least cab-fare. - Harvey Firestein
Words. I had always loved them. I collected them, like I had collected pretty stones as a child. - Kate Forsyth
Seven of those days were pretty good. The eighth day was the bad one. - Dennis Hopper
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable. - Henry Ward Beecher
Bachelor's degrees make pretty good placemats if you get 'em laminated. - Jeph Jacques
But love is blind and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit; For if they could, Cupid himself would blush To see me thus transformed to a boy. - William Shakespeare
Wildflower; pick up your pretty little head, It will get easier, your dreams are not dead. - Nikki Rowe
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. - John Steinbeck
Poetry's not a thing of pretty round phrases or noisy invocations. It's life itself, with the tang of the raw world in it - not a sweetmeat for middle-class women in parlours. - John Buchan Huntingtower
A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands. - Sacha Guitry
No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren't. - Marilyn Monroe
I don’t care to be pretty, Blue shot back hotly, I care to look on the outside like I look on the inside. - Maggie Stiefvater
Go away. I hate everyone right now, and I'm pretty sure that includes you. - Jill Shalvis
In the literary world today, Christianity has pretty well replaced sex as the present pet taboo, not only because Christianity is so often distorted by Christians as well as non-Christians, but because it is too wild and free for the timid. - Madeleine L'Engle
How you look it is pretty much how you'll see it - Rasheed Ogunlaru
One can dream so much better in a room where there are pretty things. - L. M. Montgomery
My new album that I'm creating, which is finished pretty much, was written with this new instinctual energy that I've developed getting to know my fans. They protect me, so now it's my destiny to protect them. - Lady Gaga
I was never weighed down by beauty in my lifetime. However, I was beaten down by the sad fears of my gender- women who didn't allow you to feel pretty or rejoice in who you are, unless it fell beneath how they thought about themselves. - Shannon L. Alder
In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided between the sexes. - Jane Austen
When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package. - John Ruskin
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself, but raptors are pretty dang scary. - Devin J. Monroe
Sanity for anyone is pretty much out of the question, as both the saint and the sinner appear only equally insane: the saint appears it for actually believing in a place of eternal torment; the sinner, for deciding to risk going to that place of eternal torment. - Criss Jami
She was supportive, didn’t pry or expect anything from me, and sensed when I needed my space. If she were a guy, I’d probably date her. Or, if I were a lesbian. And if she were a lesbian. I guess we’d both have to be lesbians for that to work. Regardless, she made a pretty great friend. - Temple West
People don't care how smart woman is as long as she's charming and gay and pretty. - Sandra Brown
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. - Kin Hubbard
Many people hear voices when no one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing. - Margaret Chittenden
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep burning, unquenchable. - Henry Ward Beecher
Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything. - Evelyn Waugh
I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results. - Warren Buffett
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