Quotation Explorer - 'Utter'

After years in utter darkness, I force my eyes into the light. For I must retain my sight, that I might view the wholeness of the void, objectively. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting:The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star,Hath had elsewhere its setting,And cometh from afar:Not in entire forgetfulness,And not in utter nakedness,But trailing clouds of glory do we come - William Wordsworth
There are only so many times that you can utter ‘It does not hurt’ before it begins to hurt even more than the hurt. You become enlightened of the feeling of feeling hurt, which is worse, I am certain, than the existent hurt. - Jonathan Safran Foer
148. One who does not realize his own value is condemned to utter failure. (Every kind of complex, superiority or inferiority is harmful to man).
To recap: it is possible to put decent information into a Government Machine, have ordinary, good people running the thing, and a reasonable system in place, and still get utter idiocy out of the dispenser?""More than possible. Likely. - Nick Harkaway
It’s my opinion that only in times of utter depression or lofty peace is it appropriate to be creative. - Nicholas Trandahl
Love is a sentiment precipitated by an illusionary excitement which seldom fades away leaving the victims in utter hope and distraction to love and be loved in return - Moywaywa
Have you ever been by yourself with no distractions? No radio, no TV, no internet, no mobile. Have you every been yourself in complete and utter silence? With no expectations and nothing else to do?Silence heals. - Ana Ortega
in times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity. - Abraham Lincoln
The history of human nature: How far can we get away with being complete and utter bastards, before we have to backtrack? - Paul MacAlindin
To find the Father of all is hard. And when found, it is impossible to utter Him. - Socrates
To utter a word? no that will only heavy the air you breath, for your eyes speak more then your pretty mouth - William Brade
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. - Woody Allen
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
All things are full of labour; man cannot utter it; the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing. - Compton Gage
be careful with words you utter you might not swallow your own words, but you might bite your tongue as well.. - Jinnul Jr.
Ask of your eyes to seeonly to seek love.Ask of your mouth to speakonly to utter words of love.Ask of your hands to feelif only to touch the lover. - Kamand Kojouri
Everything under heaven is in utter chaos; the situation is excellent. - Mao Tse-tung
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties. - John Milton
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand. - Plato
Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation but as a question.[A caution he gives his students, to be wary of dogmatism.] - Niels Bohr
He who indulges habitually in the intoxicating pleasures of imagination, for the very reason that he reaps a greater pleasure than others, must resign himself to a keener pain, a more intolerable and utter prostration. - Robert Louis Stevenson
It became clear to her that all men, however respectable in appearance and however elevated their position in society, were utter weaklings in front of a beautiful woman. - The Yacoubian Building, p. 42 - Alaa Al Aswany
Father, in those moments of utter exasperation, help me to want You as much as I need You! - Evinda Lepins
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims. - Aristotle
If your mind is misty, your life will be misty; if your mind is sunny, your life will be sunny! Your life will be the reflection of your mind, of your thoughts! If there is a candle in your mind, your life will not know what utter darkness is! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
That's why for you, you have the right to be cruel to me. No matter how much you make me worry or how much danger you put me in, just as much as you like. But these are not enough 'compensation.' Even if I have to sacrifice my left over life for you, I would not utter a word of complaint. - Matsuri Hino
To love and admire anything outside yourself is to take one step away from utter spiritual ruin; though we shall not be well so long as we love and admire anything more than we love and admire God. - C.S. Lewis
For any kind of problem, we must first undoubtedly believe that we can absolutely solve it! Then, the solution will come; it is our determination and our utter belief on this matter that shall bring the solution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I’m now requesting you refrain from calling me this early in the morning, before I’ve had a chance to steel my defenses against hearing you utter the word ‘lizard.’-- spoken by Dr. Jeri Asheer... to Chris Dixon. - Richard Finney
What saves us from succumbing to utter meaninglessness is not reason but instinct. - Marty Rubin
One day, you will stand at the summit of a figurative mountain and look back on your life's journey. And, to your utter amazement, you will see how your experiences with depression, dark and painful as they were, only added to the overall beauty of your life. - Seth Adam Smith
Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it. - Hermann Hesse
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.[Thanksgiving Day Proclamation, 1963] - John F. Kennedy
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter. - William Shakespeare
A leader or president that never rebukes violence, is like one that takes utter pride in it's rage - Andrew-Knox B Kaniki
As to the roaming of sages,They move in utter emptiness,Let their minds meander in the great nothingness;They run beyond conventionAnd go through where there is no gateway.They listen to the soundlessAnd look at the formless,They are not constrained by societyAnd not bound to its customs.- Lao-tzu - Lao Tzu
As long as there exist stupid people supporting stupid governments in their countries, people living in those countries will continue fluttering badly in the cesspool created by this utter foolishness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I utter what you would not dare think. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
I take it, though,...given the utter lack of change in your demeanor and nearly radiating I-just-slaughtered-a -bunch-of-infant-forest-animals guilt coming from your general direction...the exchange with your female friend went something a trifle short of fantastic. - Anihyr Moonstar
I've always found that a rather unfortunate quirk in our species. Everyone pants towards orgasm without pausing to realise that its merely a biological trap designed for the purpose of reproduction. What utter nonsense. - Elizabeth George
In utter humility, bow to What Is. And in time, crying one's guts out, howling, bowing to IT, "knowing" comes. As a gift of the Divine. - Fakeer Ishavardas
For the poet is a light and winged and holy thing, and there is no invention in him until he has been inspired and is out of his senses, and the mind is no longer in him: when he has not attained to this state, he is powerless and is unable to utter his oracles. - Socrates
Young girls think they know what their hearts desire, what they want the most. When really, we know nothing of love, devotion and utter loyalty. Not until we break our own hearts when we learn that what we desire is nothing like what we thought it would be. ~Papercut Doll - Alexia Purdy
Never once, did Christ ever utter, "I came here to start a religion"Early Christians did not worship items, relics, wars, or governments. - Justin Kyle McFarlane Beau
It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak. - Neil Gaiman
Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself. - Franz Kafka
When you remove the concept of reward and punishment on merit, the result is the utter destruction of social fabric. - Imran Khan
You might be surrounded in a room of utter darkness, but if you light only one match, all the darkness is defeated. - Michelle Ivezic
Oh, Lord, why was she doomed to adore a man steeped in blindness and utter stupidity? - V.S. Carnes
I shall now express my utter disgust and anger with you through the piano. - Akira Sasanuma
The ingenuity of the device blinds us to its utter uselessness.
There is a pain so utter It swallows substance up Then covers the Abyss with Trance So Memory can step Around across opon it As one within a Swoon Goes safely where an open eye Would drop Him Bone by Bone. - Emily Dickinson
Life is like that, full of words that are not worth saying or that were worth saying once but not any more, each word that we utter will take up the space of another more deserving word, not deserving in its own right, but because of the possible consequences of saying it. - José Saramago
Allow the heart to empty itself of all turmoil! Retrieve the utter tranquility of the mind from which you issued.Although all forms are dynamic,and we all grow and transform,each of us is compelled to return to our root. Our root is quietude. - Lao Tzu
What an utter disgrace it would be to find something truly magic and spend any time at all pretending and trying to convince yourself it is all just an unbelievably orchestrated and beautifully choreographed illusion. - Tyler Knott Gregson
Every word that i utter had already been said in the spirit realm. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I love when I finish reading a chapter that I wrote and my cheeks hurt from smiling and all I can utter is, 'Wow.' - Richelle E. Goodrich
I know now, Lord, why you utter no answer. You are yourself the answer. Before your face questions die away. What other answer would suffice? - C.S. Lewis
I intend to destroy, destroy everything that exists in painting. I have utter contempt for painting. - Juan Miro
At nineteen, one lives in the utter idolatry, therefore the extreme superstition, of sex. Monstrously exaggerated tales about sexual feats, which we listen to greedily, determine our expectations. The disappointments are correspondingly great. - Gregor von Rezzori
Academic life is but half life it is a withdrawal from the fight to utter smart things that cost you nothing except the thinking them from a cloister. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
A filthy mouth will not utter decent language. - Chinese Proverb
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