This was the problem with having walls so hard and high and unscalable, she supposed. When they came down, they crumbled completely, shattering into nothingness. She felt utterly defenseless right now. - L.J. Smith
...our stories are who we are, where we begin. They connect us, tearing down walls and shattering isolation. For story is where hope begins. - Cindee Snider Re
...the student of prehistoric man...cannot reject [the Castenedolo skull] as false without doing injury to his sense of truth, and he cannot accept it as fact without shattering his accepted beliefs. - Arthur Keith
She didn't say a work, and I gave up trying, because you couldn't hear either one of us over the shattering noise of hearts breaking and the looming shadow of the last word, the one we refused to say. - Kami Garcia
War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking in the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent. - George Orwell
Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have been one. A moment. In childhood. When it first occured to you that you don't go on forever. It must have been shattering, stamped into one's memory. And yet, I can't remember it.
But that did not stop her heart from shattering into countless pieces or her soul from shredding into slivers. - Farrah Naseem
God is in the business of shattering our dreams...God wants to shatter every dream we have that is not of Him. God wants us to have the very best, and the very best happens to be Himself. - Bob Sjogren and Gerald Robison