Quotation Explorer - 'Stopped'

She looked from the hilt protruding between her breasts into the eyes of the boy she loved. The golden light in them enfolded her and her heart stopped beating, leaving the ghost of her smile on her mouth. Her vacant eyes mirrored something infinitely close to peace. - Farrah Naseem
When I stopped to take a breath, I noticed I had wings. - Jodi Livon
A minute later the steam stopped. By then, I was soaking wet and, no doubt, my pores were open. Some people pay a fortune for this kind of beauty treatment. I got mine for free, if you disregard the bruises, headache and all those dead people."- Corin Hayes, Silent City (working title) - G.R. Matthews
Why?"He stopped pacing and looked at her as if she'd just asked him to count every leaf on every tree in the Old Place. "Because... you're you. - Anne Bishop
When all help is stopped, when your loved ones started doubting your competence, when failure seems almost confirmed, but no matter what, if you make one more attempt, that final step will fetch you the victory. - Amit Kalantri
Predictions of failure have never stopped those whose ambitions are driven by their unwavering vision. - Nabil N. Jamal
I was in the biggest breakdown of my life when I stopped crying long enough to let the words of my epiphany really sink in. That whore, karma, had finally made her way around, and had just bitch-slapped me right across the face. The realization only made me cry harder. - Jennifer Salaiz
River water and talent can’t be stopped forever. - Vinita Kinra
The desert, when the sun comes up...I couldn't tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began. - Tom Hanks
How can the thoughts be stopped? Tell the thoughts, ‘You take care of your own issues; I am not on your side.’ That way you will sit on God’s side. - Dada Bhagwan
It is no coincidence that, on all four sides, in all four corners, the borders of the Roman Empire stopped where wine could no longer be made. - Neel Burton
Freedom lies in the quest for it, and ends where people have stopped asking about it. - Anonymous
The day the soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. - Colin Powell
Either this man is dead or my watch has stopped. - Groucho Marx
I phoned my dad to tell him I had stopped smoking. He called me a quitter. - Steven Pearl
No law ever written has stopped any robber, rapist or killer, like cold blue steel in the hands of their last intended victim. - W. Emerson Wright
Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than I was and began diverting all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. - J. K. Rowling
I stopped remembering the past and started visualising my future, the only thing left I could hold onto was hope; that the courage I have found along the way, is what will see me through. - Nikki Rowe
Religion serves all of us; men, women, gays, straights, blacks, whites, Americans and Indians. If it does not comply with our needs, wishes and happiness, then religion without a doubt is a plague that must be stopped. - M.F. Moonzajer
To be honest, i know noting about religion, since the world was created thousand of years ago, am just 30 years of age, and have stopped asking questions about how things came to being, but the truth about what i know is that the truth does not exit because i know noting - lanre efizie
Future strong is adventurous self-mastery. Unlocking your future by running toward the unknown, with the wondrous soul of a child and the drive of a force that will not be stopped. - Bill Jensen
If I stopped loving Him, I would cease to believe in His love. If I loved God, then I would believe in His love for me. It's not enough to need it. We have to love first, and I don't know how. But I need it, how I need it. - Graham Greene
Don't trust the one who stopped believing. Trust the one who never believed. - Marty Rubin
When I take a break, even just a brief one, the creative energy flows in. Only then do I have anything of value to share with others. Once I recognized this, I stopped feeling guilty about taking time for myself. - Holly Mosier
Those who died while trying to make our world a better place, didn't actually die, they proved some points. Our job is to notice them and continue from where they stopped. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
You know you have arrived when you have stopped caring about the destination - Srividya Srinivasan
They stopped next at a bookstore. "Oh, what a delicious smell of new books!" said Ellen, as they entered. "Mamma, if it wasn't for one thing, I should say I never was so happy in my life. - Susan Bogert Warner
Becuase I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality - Emily Dickinson
I've stopped drinking, but only while I'm asleep. - George Best
When I was young I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in a sock.So I stopped wearing socks. - Albert Einstein
i just stopped from dreaming and woke up,just like a dream to be loved back is just a dream you have to accept,it was just glimpse of hopes you wanna take it to reality, nothing more, nothing less - Jinnul Jr.
I’m not sorry it stopped. [on Lady Gaga’s Poker Face] - David Mitchell
To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream. - Sylvia Plath
You always were such a worrier. It was as if you thought your worrying was all that held the world together, and if you stopped for a split second the whole thing would just fly apart. - Paul Murray
Many survivors insist they’re not courageous: ‘If I were courageous I would have stopped the abuse.’ ‘If I were courageous, I wouldn't be scared’... Most of us have it mixed up. You don’t start with courage and then face fear. You become courageous because you face your fear. - Laura Davis
At times, it is better to "just do it" than to "do it right". One reason new year resolutions don't work is because we expect too much from ourselves. Rush, meet your deadlines, you can always continue from where you stopped next year. - Asuni LadyZeal
If they couldn't stopped you from dreaming it, they can neither stop you from living it. DREAM, BELIEVE AND LIVE it. - Antwi Isaac - BORN2WIN.
I was attracted to science fiction because it was so wide open. I was able to do anything and there were no walls to hem you in and there was no human condition that you were stopped from examining. - Octavia E. Butler
...there were certain chapters when I stopped writing, saw the domestic situation I was in and thought, "I don't want to face this world, let's get back to the hellish one I'm imagining. - Alasdair Gray
I only found myself when I stopped looking. . . - Erik Christian
I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. - J.K. Rowling
I stopped paying the price for success and started enjoying the price for success. - Orrin Woodward
Political advertising ought to be stopped. It's the only really dishonest kind of advertising that's left. - David M. Ogilvy
Once I stopped worrying about what people would think when they heard my truth, my truth set me free. - Deborah J. Monroe
The United States has never done away with slavery; we just stopped calling it such. These days, we call it free-market capitalism. - Michel Templet
It was an earthshattering kiss, one that stole breaths, stopped hearts, and scared the shit out of me because it surfaced feelings I’d never felt before, ones that rendered me helpless. - Jessica Sorensen
Many may have stopped believing in you, but God hasn't. - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
When I was young, I thought I was a bird at one time. Then they told me I can't fly, so I stopped flying. - Anthony Liccione
If writers stopped writing about what happened to them, then there would be a lot of empty pages. - Elaine Liner
Obstacles? Don't be Stopped by them be Strengthen by them - Bernard Kelvin Clive
In a way I haven't quite stopped mourning the end of my childhood. - Emma Koenig
Art is one thing that can go on mattering once it has stopped hurting. - Elizabeth Bowen
If everyone stopped pretendingcapitalism would drop dead - Carl-John X Veraja
Children live in a world of dreams and imagination, a world of aliveness… There is a voice of wonder and amazement inside all of us; but we grow to realize we can no longer hear it, and we live in silence. It isn’t that God stopped speaking; it is that our lives became louder. - Mike Yaconelli
And when suddenlythe god stopped her and, with anguish in his cry,uttered the words: ‘He has turned round’ –she comprehended nothing and said softly: ‘Who? - Rainer Maria Rilke
When you are truly awakened, you have completely stopped trying to become awakened. You simply are. You know that you did not locate awakening; awakening located you. - Enza Vita
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph. - Shirley Temple Black
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. - Colin Powell
if only people stopped acting like they've been asked to donate a lung every time somebody asks for something the world would be a better place - Alina Radoi
When people say "you've changed", what they actually mean is that they don't like the fact at all that you've stopped tolerating their bullshit. - Ali. B. Moe
Eternity is the stopped heart of Time. - Sorin Cerin
When I stopped trying to block my sadness and let it move me instead, it led me to a bridge with people on the other side. I learned that sadness does not sink a person; it is the energy a person spends trying to avoid sadness that does that. - Barbara Brown Taylor
There was a young man of Dundoo, Whose limericks stopped at line 2. - Anonymous
Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying. - Ronald Reagan
Now that I've relinquished my fantasies of all the people I wish I could be, and stopped feeling guilty about [them], I have more time for the things that I truly enjoy. - Gretchen Rubin
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph. - Shirley Temple
How would it be if we discovered that aliens only stopped by earth to let their kids take a leak? - Jay Leno
Sometimes the lies you tell are less frightening than the loneliness you might feel if you stopped telling them. - Brock Clarke
Fafhrd stopped, again wiped right hand on robe, and held it out. "Name's Fafhrd. Ef ay ef aitch ar dee."Again the Mouser shook it. "Gray Mouser," he said a touch defiantly, as if challenging anyone to laugh at the sobriquet. "Excuse me, but how exactly do you pronounce that? Faf-hrud?""Just Faf-erd. - Fritz Leiber
No one can hurt me now 'cause i have stopped permitting them. - pavankumar nagaraj
The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all. - H. L. Mencken
In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear-eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment. - George W. Bush
Limited money and family obligations have never stopped a man who really wanted to do something, although they provide excuses for a man who is not really up to the creative challenge in the first place. Find out today whether you are willing to do what it takes. - David Deida
I stopped believing in Santa Claus at age six when my mother took me to see him in a store and he asked for my autograph.
When people say ‘you’ve changed’ there’s a 95% chance that you just stopped acting the way they wanted you to. - Anonymous
Recovered. Had my personality crossed over that border, whatever and wherever it was, to resume life within the confines of normal? Had I stopped arguing with my personality and learned to straddle the line between sane and insane? - Susanna Kaysen
The real train of knowledge isn't a static entity that can be stopped and subdivided. Its always going somewhere.
Have you ever stopped to realize the disrespect that is afoot in our society? From the White House to God's House, and even Mom's house... Just remember that disrespect creates distance. How far have we strayed from home? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
It's not your painting anymore. It stopped being your painting the moment that you finished it. - Jeff Melvoin
No wonder I stopped keeping a journal. It was like keeping a record of my own stupidity. Why would I want to do that? Why would I want to remind myself what an asshole I was? - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Whenever people are certain they understand our peculiar situation here on this planet, it is because they have accepted a religious Faith or a secular Ideology (Ideologies are the modern form of Faiths) and just stopped thinking. - Robert Anton Wilson
And what of the dead? They lie without shoesin the stone boats. They are more like stonethan the sea would be if it stopped. They refuseto be blessed, throat, eye and knucklebone. - Anne Sexton
When I stopped loving, I lost purpose; When I stopped loving myself, I lost myself. - Pavitraa Parthasarathy
The day I understood everything, was the day I stopped trying to figure everything out. The day I knew peace was the day I let everything go. - C. JoyBell C.
In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining…. We demand this fraud be stopped. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The captain was a good chess player, and the games were always interesting. Yossarian had stopped playing chess with him because the games were so interesting they were foolish. - Joseph Heller
The minute I stopped trying to find the right girl, and started trying to become the right guy...the girl came. - Jonathan Antin
it was when I stopped searching for home within others and lifted the foundations of home within myself I found there were no roots more intimate than those between a mind and body that have decided to be whole. - Rupi Kaur
... [They] took it upon themselves to start the laborious process of cranking up life again, after death has stopped us all in its tracks. - Diane Setterfield
I stopped explaining myself when I realized other people only understand from their level of perception. - Anonymous
Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances.
I signaled the bus-driver and he stopped the bus for me right outside the cottage, and I flew down the steps of the bus straight into the arms of the waiting mother. - Roald Dahl
Some days I wonder if I stopped writing about him, if I’d love him a little less. - Dominic Riccitello
But the thing that . . . that I touched . . . " I cried. "It was furry! It-" I stopped short, taken with a shudder. "I know," said Herrick. - Margery Williams
I used to worry about my Fears, but I realized that most of the time nothing bad happened. So, I have stopped worrying. - RVM
Certain backward areas have advanced, and various devices always in some way connected with warfare and police espionage have developed, but experiment and invention have largely stopped. - George Orwell
He stopped complaining, but now I was annoyed. I went to the roof and drank alone. - Haruki Murakami
The global economy is a doomsday machine that must be stopped and reprogrammed. - Kalle Lasn
I'm already crazy. I'm a fearless person. I think it creeps up on you. I don't think it can be stopped. If my destiny is to lose my mind because of fame, then that's my destiny. But my passion still means more than anything. - Lady Gaga
One of the major obstacles impeding any positive future change in our lives is that we are too busy with our current work or activity. Levi quit his tax-work, Peter stopped fishing at lake, Paul ceased being a priest. They all left their jobs because they thought it was necessary. - John Ruskin
Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped. - Sam Levenson
He had the entertainment of thinking that if he had for that moment stopped the clock it was to promote the next minute this still livelier motion. - Henry James
To be honest, I’ve always made films and I never really stopped, starting with little stop-motion experiments using my dad’s Super 8 camera. In my mind, it’s all one big continuum of filmmaking and I’ve never changed. - Christopher J. Nolan
She wasn't actually speaking to me, she was singing a kind of lullaby of talk. But, eventually, the music stopped. - Alice Sebold
I stopped living a long time ago, in order to simply exist. Now I am trying to leave existence, in order to step into nihility. - Lionel Suggs
When I was in school the teachers told me practice makes perfect; then they told me nobody’s perfect so I stopped practicing. - Steven Wright
When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman. - Betty Friedan
she enetered the room and the entire crowd stopped, who was she? even in a million moons; you will never understand her, for she is to mysterious to presume and too wise to share her light to everyone. I wanted to love her, but i could tell, i wasnt the only one. - Nikki Rowe
I hated you, said Laurent. "I hated you so badly I thought I’d choke on it. If my uncle hadn’t stopped me, I would have killed you. And then you saved my life, and every time I needed you, you were there, and I hated you for that, too. - CS Pacat
If men stopped making fools of themselves in front of women, I'm 80% sure the planet would cease to spin on its axis. - Rhys
Stop thinking. I've stopped some 15 years ago. Otherwise, if you will be thinking you won't want to live. Everyone who thinks is unhappy. - Sergei Dovlatov
[As a young man ] I came to the conclusion that the church was just a bunch of fascists that supported Franco. I stopped going on Sunday mornings and watched the birds with my father instead. - James D. Watson
It is mental slavery to cling to things that have stopped serving it’s purpose in your life. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
The emperor is naked!"The parade stopped. The emperor paused. A hush fell over the crowd, until one quick-thinking peasant shouted:"No, he isn't. The emperor is merely endorsing a clothing-optional lifestyle! - James Finn Garner
Logan stopped and gazed skyward as the kite began to soar above them, and when he clapped his hands at Ben's obvious joy, she was strucked by the simple truth that sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people. - Nicholas Sparks
Write when you can't stop writing. Read when you stopped writing! - Robert Ahaness
There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions. - Charles Proteus Steinmetz
I stopped at a red light, feeling foolish as always for stopping at an intersection at an hour when the streets are deserted, just because a colored lightbulb told me to. Society has got me so fucking trained. I rubbed my eyes and groaned and felt utterly alone in the world. - David Wong
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