Quotation Explorer - 'Tense'

Love has no past tense. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
When things get unbearable, I wrap myself into a tight ball and shut my eyes. Every muscle in my body is tense. I open my eyes and I'm still where I was when I closed them to escape. Nothing's changed. - Elizabeth Wurtzel
The creative person basically has two kinds of jobs: One is the sexy, creative kind. Second is the kind that pays the bills. Sometimes the task in hand covers both bases, but not often. This tense duality will always play center stage. It will never be transcended. - Hugh Macleod
Anger met with anger only increases enmity rather than diffusing a tense situation. Anger, in turn, gives birth to hate. In such cases the wisest thing to do is not to engage through emotion. Emotions are self-centered and denying them spares animosity. - Donna Lynn Hope
His fingers caressed the column of my tense throat. I shivered in fear. I hated not being able to see what was happening, it forced me to feel everything. - C.J. Roberts
The last thing I have to say is that ice is the past tense of water. I've always wanted to write that sentence and now I have. - Rita Mae Brown
The past, the present, and the future walked into a bar. It was tense. - Martin Lex
Sluka shook her head. "We're talking about them in the past tense, and we never even discussed them in the present. It's like their only reason for existing was so they could die. - Alastair Reynolds
The shortest verse in the Bible is 'Jesus wept.' The only thing wrong with it is the past tense. - Randy K. Milholland
Chronocanine Envy:Sadness experienced when one realized that, unlike one's dog, one cannot live only in the present tense. As Kierkegaard said, "Life must be lived forward. - Douglas Coupland
The past is always tense, the future perfect. - Zadie Smith
I cannot stand the words Get over it. All of us are under such pressure to put our problems in the past tense. Slow down. Don’t allow others to hurry your healing. It is a process, one that may take years, occasionally, even a lifetime and that’s OK. - Beau Taplin
Perspective-changing events can have many parts. One part can be a tense, laughter-filled promise. Another part can have no laughter at all. - Andrea Goeglein
Through the eyes of the brave, the future makes past tense perfect sense. - Auliq Ice
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. - Joan Lunden
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