Quotation Explorer - 'Somehow'

Another thing I need to do, when I'm near the end of the book, is sleep in the same room with it...Somehow the book doesn't leave you when you're asleep right next to it. - Joan Didion
If we’ve somehow become convinced that the script we followed ‘yesterday’ can’t be edited, it will be incredibly difficult to tell the difference between ‘yesterday’ and ‘tomorrow’. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Our whole social order could self-destruct over the obsession with freedom disconnected from responsibility; where choice is imagined to be somehow independent of consequences. - Boyd K. Packer
Even when I try to stir myself up, I just get irritated because I can't make anything come out. And in the middle of the night I lie here thinking about all this. If I don't get back on track somehow, I'm dead, that's the sense I get. There isn't a single strong emotion inside me. - Banana Yoshimoto
It wasn't exactly love at first sight, but it was deeper than that. A sense of belonging to a place I never knew I wanted but somehow always needed. It was a home that carried a heartbeat. - Nikki Rowe
Walking with Murphythrough the bone-freezing chilltoward the bus stop,I start shivering.And somehow,when he slips his arm around meto warm me up,it feels right.Righter than anything ever has. - Sonya Sones
For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends. - Aeschylus
You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. - Steve Jobs
People usually will remember people most, for the stupid things they did, than the impressionable ones. This somehow strangely, makes them feel better. - Anthony Liccione
What amazes me is that most days feel useless. I don't seem to accomplish anything-just a few pages, most of which don't seem very good. Yet, when I put all those wasted days together, I somehow end up with a book of which I'm very proud. - Louis Sachar
The best thing is to walk on the right path without looking back, without knowing who is following you because you must walk with your own speed, with your own freedom! Your followers will catch you or your ideas somehow somewhere ahead, somewhere in time! - Mehmet Murat ildan
He'd been told that women were sensitive about such things, as if a scar could somehow ruin their beauty, but scars were just stories told in flesh... - Larry Correia
I like the idea of differenttheres and elsewheres, an Idaho known for bluegrass,a Bronx where people talklike violets smell. Perhaps I am somewhere patient, somehowkind, perhaps in the nookof a cousin universe I've never defiled or betrayedanyone. - Bob Hicok
You have to feel the mix and you have to feel the work and the sweet somehow which somebody is investing in that moment in the way that you can really feel the passion. - Tobias Thomas
You just go a little crazy, you know. Sometimes. And why? Well only because your soul is just too big for you, it flies away somehow. - C. JoyBell C.
It doesn't matter who started it or what it's really about...war usually ends up sucking most for women. Even when we're not fighting the battles ourselves, we somehow always end up with the lion's share of the suffering. - Brian K. Vaughan
A heart is a fragile thing, that's why we protect them so vigorously, give them away so rarely, and why it means so much when we do. Some hearts are more fragile then others, purer somehow. Like crystal in a world of glass. Even the way they shatter is beautiful.
The answer is simple: if you cannot find meaning inherent in life right now, as you live it in this visible world, the addition of an infinite amount more of the same isn't about to somehow make it any more meaningful! Add a whole string of zeroes to a zero and watch what happens. - Robert M. Price
With every moment of heart ache,I get a little closer to 'Acceptance' somehow,Denying to expect what's best,But to approve it's the best for now! - Somya Kedia
Somehow the past is a safe place to explore our collective cultural neuroses. - Tom Hiddleston
No-one will come in to rescue you. You just have to step out somehow, and make your dreams come true. - Moffat Machingura
If you have money but not love you will somehow manage, but if you don't have both then you are in serious trouble. - Amit Kalantri
We should never present flesh as somehow morally distinguishable from dairy. To the extent it is morally wrong to eat flesh, it is as morally wrong and possibly more morally wrong to consume dairy - Gary L. Francione
The thing about life is, you’ve got to somehow make it through the day. Don’t wait for the beautiful evening. Go on with your life. Of course, the beautiful evening will come. In fact, she’s on her way. And she’s coming to you as fast as she can. And dude, she’s beautiful. - Thisuri Wanniarachchi
We somehow must become what we are not, sacrificing what we are, to inherit the masquerade of what we will be. - Shane L. Koyczan
Somehow you drift along on the river, and one dayyou wake up and you’re someplace you don’t want tobe, with someone you realize you don’t know. - Danielle Steel
God so much desires to use you that he isn't thinking of using you just anyhow or somehow. - Sunday Adelaja
Xander, there are two certainties in life--death and truth. They will both pursue you to your grave. There is no escaping them. But we run from them anyway in hopes that somehow we can slip by unnoticed. In the end, one or both of them catch up. Running doesn't solve anything. - A.C. Williams
God, what a ghastly enterprise to be in, though--and what an odd way to achieve success. I'm an exhibitionist who wants to hide, but is unsuccessful at hiding; therefore, somehow I succeed. - David Foster Wallace
There's something almost perfect in the ugly duckling syndrome. Because a sensitivity is tattooed on a part of you no one else can see but can somehow guess is there. - Stephanie Klein
People are fond of spouting out the old clich%uFFFD about how Van Gogh never sold a painting in his lifetime. Somehow his example serves to justify to us, decades later, that there is somehow merit in utter failure. Perhaps, but the man did commit suicide. - Hugh Macleod
But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough, can you see the stars. - Martin Luther King Jr.
I remember thinking that I could disguise the way I am by somehow filtering my expression for the sake of juvenile social acceptance or I could say to the world, Here I am, if you don’t like it, don’t clap. -Boys of the Fatherless- - David C. Riggins
Somehow creationists keep us naturalists in track to some extent. They are the representation of human stupidity at its extreme. And we need some stupidity in the society for true intellect to be adored. - Abhijit Naskar
If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well. - Lawana Blackwell
But I know somehow, that only when it is dark enough, can you see the stars. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection. Yet they were accomplished, somehow, all the same. - Lois McMaster Bujold
I don't believe in sin. My relationships that failed have failed because I somehow attract devout christians. I don't believe in virtue either. I think people just do shit and it's life. - Darnell Lamont Walker
At times, it almost felt like I was destined to take the trip, like all the people I met had somehow been waiting for me - Nicolas Sparks The Choice
Melpomene was a substantial girl, thick of bosom, ankle, and forearm, rosy of cheek, and clear of eye. She seemed somehow incomplete without her hockey stick.
There is a secret layer of humanity that lies just beneath the surface of man, a secret layer where our fears and insecurities hide, that when touched in this secret place men and woman are somehow liberated. - David Riggins
I have spent my life going from mania to mania. Somehow it has all paid off. - Ray Bradbury
Here lies a gentleman boldWho was so very braveHe went to lengths untold,And on the brink of the graveDeath had on him no hold.By the world he set small store--He frightened it to the core--Yet somehow, by Fate's plan,Though he'd lived a crazy man,When he died he was sane once more. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Time is to clock as mind is to brain. The clock or watch somehow contains the time. And yet time refuses to be bottled up like a genie stuffed in a lamp. Whether it flows as sand or turns on wheels within wheels, time escapes irretrievably, while we watch. - Dava Sobel
It is by not always thinking of yourself, if you can manage it, that you might somehow be happy. Until you can make room in your life for someone as important to you as yourself, you will always be searching and lost.... - Richard Bach
I've looked at life from both sides now From up and down and still somehowIt's life's illusions I recallI really don't know life at all - Joni Mitchell
The belief that myths are somehow less true than the symbolic dream we call 'reality' may be the greatest myth of all. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Somehow, it bothered her watching Garth’s charm directed so effectively at another. Could he convince her so easily of an untruth? - Colleen Chen
Insanity runs in my family, but somehow we've always managed to track it down and catch it again. - Pamela Morris
Somehow, I did not finger you for a treasure-hunter.Oh, but I am, without shame. Her name is Titianni Aziz. - V.S. Carnes
If a story is only what it seems to be about, then somehow the author has failed. - Edward Gorey
somehow people forget that there is God....what more to us we're just individuals,,to forget is part of imperfections.. - Orosa Nakpil Malate
A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, Stop trying to make me like you, and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for popularity, or better yet, a crowded funeral. - John Waters
Somehow everything I own smells of you, and for the tiniest moment it's all not true - Snow Patrol
Your dirty past somehow puts GOD's grace on blast; it amplifies the great grace of GOD over your life. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
There are so many voices heard today asserting that one should "have religion" or "believe," but all they mean is that one should associate himself, "sign up" with some religious group. Stand up and be counted. As if religion were somehow primarily a matter of gregariousness... - Thomas Merton
There is a large stock on hand; but somehow or other, nobody's experience ever suits us but our own. - Letitia Landon
And I wanted to believe that there could be an us. That some way, somehow there would be an us somewhere in the future that I could not see. - Nade Marshall
In order for grace to truly be grace, it has to extend to absolutely everyone, no matter what, no questions, no exceptions. Otherwise we think that somehow, by living a moral life...we've deserved it - Jay Bakker
I realised that life had changed us both. But somehow, instead of heading into the same direction, we were rapidly diverging from a common point, until the link between us was fast fading away. - Jane Finn
There isn't much art to writing, you just feel; feel everything deeply and somehow transform your lessons into a magical piece of work that will help someone else's heartache. - Nikki Rowe
If we can somehow survive this world, we would've achieved something in this world. - Fakeer Ishavardas
She [Bernice] didn’t like anything that had an adult theme, with only one exception, her collection of erotic female memorabilia. They were all antiques, fragments of other women’s sexuality that was somehow easier to deal with than her own. - K. Ford K.
Sometimes, somehow...I feel that ocean contains tears of mother earth,that mourns over terrible great sin done by men. - Toba Beta
I huddle in the dark with a mass of burnt matches strewn at my feet. And yet, for all of those matches I’ve not been able to light a single candle. And huddled in such deep darkness, I’ve somehow yet to realize that Christmas made both matches and candles forever obsolete. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Whether you attribute it to some mysterious triple package or to your own Horatio Alger story, to succeed in America is, somehow, to be complicit with the idea of America—which means that at some level you’ve made peace with its rather ugly past. - Vijay Iyer
Some part of me knew that I could play this part well, or better than well. But I was almost afraid to play it. The line between stage and life was so fragile here that I felt a risk of losing myself somehow. - J.B. Cheaney
How can you tell somebody who is pursuing happiness that they're somehow not American when that was the very first promise that America made? - Dan Savage
A question wells up inside me, a question so big it blocks my throat and makes it hard to breathe. Somehow I swallow it back, finally choosing another. "Are memories such an important thing?""It depends," she replies, and closes her eyes. "In some cases, they're the most important thing there is. - Haruki Murakami
I simply can’t look into the heavens on a crisp starry night and somehow bring myself to believe that the gaping expanse that engulfs the whole of me is the product of chance happenstance. And neither can I believe that the gaping expanse that rests within me is anything less. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work together for the benefit of all. - John Maynard Keynes
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that he nastiest of men, for the nastiest of reasons, will somehow work for the benefit of us all. - John Maynard Keynes
Too often fantasy is not a rich elaboration of life designed to enhance our existence, rather it is our pell-mell escape from life with the intent of exiting this existence. And the most imaginative fantasy of all is to somehow think that I can do that in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The Dreamfencekittens wait to jump into my dreamseach time I visit heaventhey jump over a dreamfencered clouds are ready for lovingas I lovemy love paints my catsour minds are somehow stuck togetheras we dream togetherof our own heavenamd after tjeu cir; i[inside my sweaterwe knit our own heavens. - Akiane Kramarik
His hope wasn't lost, it was buried, and somehow Prudence Ryland made that old grave seem much more shallow than it once was. - Kathryn Smith
Somehow they fail to see that for someone aggravated by depression, self-help will be useless, indeed, it is precisely the self that needs to be forgotten. - Geoffrey Wood
When you're in the muck you can only see muck. If you somehow manage to float above it, you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective. And you see other things too. That's the consolation of philosophy. - David Cronenberg
My name is , and I'm an Arkansas Razorback. My father is a Jew from Little Rock, Ark., my mother was a Christian from Harrison, Ark., and somehow I'm an atheist now living in L.A. I am a Razorback living in the Razorback diaspora. - Matt Besser
During my three years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American footsoldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice. - Kurt Vonnegut
Yet somehow our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members. - Pearl S. Buck
I try to forget you more often than not but somehow my mind wanders to places my heart feels are oh so very true. - Nikki Rowe
I don't know what it is with you, but I somehow become more a woman when ever your around. - Nikki Rowe
To only see ‘death’ in death is to somehow assume that death itself is a barrier so abrupt that God Himself is halted by it. To see ‘life’ in death is to understand that death is a sprawling horizon to a new beginning that God created long before death ever thought to show up. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
An anarchist government somehow creates an impression in the hearts of citizens that no one cares. - Amit Kalantri
Somewhere, somehow, maybe I can find someone who can make my heart beat again.. For everyday that I pine for your love, and for every single time you reject me, I start to die deep inside.. That throbbing pain has slowly turned into numbing emptiness.. - Laarni Venus Marie
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change. - Earl Nightingale
Things somehow seem more real and vivid when one can apply somebody else's ready-made phrase about them. - Aldous Huxley
It's hard to hold all the balls together in the arms and run, somehow, anyhow they fall. I collect and they fall again. - Himmilicious
The concept of Free Will makes no sense unless associated, somehow or the other, with Absolute Determinism; it is just as a man cannot walk without gravity arresting and spurring his pace simultaneously. - Raheel Farooq
I can't believe I spent 13 years at school and never got taught cooking, gardening, conversation, massage, Latin, or philosophy. What were they thinking? That I would somehow live off inorganic chemistry? - Neel Burton
They say a witch-doctor can't heal himself but I beg to differ. I have been in deep end but somehow Managed to keep my head high....all by myself. Self belief, self efficacy.....and leaning to God each time you sense imbalances - you will definitely make it. - Kwanele Booi
I bet all I had on a thing called love; guess in the end it wasn't enough. And it's hard to watch you leave right now; I'm gonna have to learn to let you go somehow. - Carrie Underwood
With you, it's different. I can see the rest of my life before my eyes and that scares me a little. Men don't tame my wild heart but somehow I crossed your path and have never been the same since. - Nikki Rowe
O ye of little faith, who believe that somehow the birth of Christ is dependent upon acknowledgment in a circular from OfficeMax! - Anna Quindlen
One must somehow find a way of loving the world without trusting it; somehow one must love the world without being worldly.
Today, it felt like time should be measured by how much of the future she had left, and needed to be counted forward. She felt proud listening, as if somehow Jonathan Parish's speech reflected on her, as if she could take credit for some part of it, for him. - Michael Stein
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
If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and no-one dares criticize it. - Pierre Gallois
A great book is a homing deviceFor navigating paradise.A good book somehow makes you careAbout the comfort of a chair.A bad book owes to many treesA forest of apologies. - J. Patrick Lewis
I have forced myself to begin writing when I've been utterly exhausted, when I've felt my soul as thin as a playing card…and somehow the activity of writing changes everything. - Joyce Carol Oates
They tell me, shaking their heads:"You should be kinder. You are somehow furious".I used to be kind. It didn’t last long. - Yevgeny Yevtushenko
So much has been done to my body, and still, somehow, not enough. - Jennifer Elisabeth
I’m not sure if fate or destiny is real. But I can tell you that sometimes the very thing you’ve been hoping for will walk through the door, determined to fend you off. And still, somehow, you will find that you are enough. - Kiera Cass
If she's in pain now she doesn't show it; she just closes her eyes and surrenders, and that is worse than her screaming for help, somehow. - Veronica Roth
Are you comfortable? That’s good. But there is somewhere at least someone is uncomfortable! And this should somehow make you uncomfortable too! The world can be a better place only through this way, through thinking others! - Mehmet Murat ildan
My story can move fast, as I can't, it can have a reasonable and perhaps perfect solution, as mine can't. A solution that is somehow satisfying, as my personal solution never can be. - Patricia Highsmith
If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Personally I think birthdays and anniversaries are like menstrual cramps, a regular pain in the ass that's somehow connected to birth. - Hugh Elliott
We must be ready to learn from one another, not claiming that we alone possess all truth and that somehow we have a corner on God. - Desmond Tutu
Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow. - Anita Desai
I destroyed that doll, hoping the sacrifice would somehow reverse time and bring my father back. I was a mad scientist and an angry child. - Walter Mosley
It struck me then that perhaps the bareness and wrongness of the world was an illusion; that things might still be real, and right, and beautiful, even if I could not see them - that if I stood in the right place, and was lucky, this might somehow be revealed to me. - Helen Macdonald
Most people which died poor or rich or other types of people knew something they written it and in the near future when they revive they will somehow reach to this knowledge and will start looking from this view... - Deyth Banger
This twisted cat and mouse game always starts the sameFirst we're both down to play and somehow you go astray - Iggy Azalea
The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war. Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular. - Jay Leno
What you don’t have you don’t need it now. What you don’t know you can feel it somehow . What you don’t have you don’t need it now , don’t need it now It was a beautiful day - U2
I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.
To want more was not just childish, but cowardly, and somehow constpatory too. Death was change; it led to new chances, new vacancies, new niches and opportunities; it was not all loss. - Iain Banks
When something means nothing to you, you can do everything you want; but someday, somehow you may have to pay for it. - Munia Khan
All of sudden, this shooting star went by, and all I could think was that they were listening to us somehow. - Nicholas Sparks
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
On cheap tippers:"Don't take it personally; they were deprived somehow as children.On low-fat entrees: "They sell well enough, but nobody's too happy after the meal. - Joan Bauer
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Humans are odd. They think order and chaos are somehow opposites and try to control what won't be. But there is grace in their failings. - The Vision
This is our skin and nobody has the right to crumple us like a paper only to find another skin to write on, and then another, ruining people like they’re pages, like they are somehow replaceable. Because that will only leave our delicate and fragile selves into a tattered mess. - Heema Shirvaikar
Is it crazy to say that I sometimes don't understand what I write but I write it anyway, because maybe someone, somewhere, somehow, would feel what I didn't? - Nema Al-Araby
...it is love, imperfect and unordered, that keeps them apart, even as it holds them somehow together... - Judith Guest
I also remember it was Sunday night because that was the time I felt most depressed and vulnerable. Somehow have a moment to contemplate the miserable, low-paying week that lay ahead was more painful than living it. - Adam Carolla
When you travel, somehow, the world gets both bigger and smaller, simultaneously. - Richie Norton
I wasnt looking for anything when I found you & it somehow made me question what I wanted, was i ready for love? I don't think anyone is ever ready, but when someone makes you feel alive again it's kind of worth the risk... - Nikki Rowe
There are hundreds of intelligent and big brains in every country in the world to run that country successfully but somehow and often either an immoral stupid or a charlatan imbecile comes to power! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In his grief over the loss of a dog, a little boy stands for the first time on tiptoe, peering into the rueful morrow of manhood. After this most inconsolable of sorrows there is nothing life can do to him that he will not be able somehow to bear. - James Thurber
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