Quotation Explorer - 'Was'

Some people live disconnected, in a world of their own. Their wishful thinking represents their sole veracity. But when the mirror smashes the reflection of their delusion, it will not falter to talk back. ( "The day the mirror was talking back" ) - Erik Pevernagie
What if the link or key to healing was through finding your unique personal creative outlet? - Michelle Dennis Evans
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for. - Earl Warren
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man. - George Washington
At the end of the day I went to this place where your memories left footsteps on my skin and the breath of your touch stained my desire. Yea, it was one of those nights where I needed you the most. - Robert M. Drake
If there was ever an example for redemption, it's you. - Michael Grant
When I was kidnapped as a child my parents sent a letter to the hijackers me Pay 5,000 dollars or your back - Rodney Dangerfield
How talented was death. How many expressions and manipulations of hand, face, body, no two alike. They stood like the naked pipes of a vast derelict calliope, their mouths cut into frantic vents. And now the great hand of mania descended upon one hundred-throated, unending scream. - Ray Bradbury
Don't waste your time thinking about things you can't change, live in the moment - Sarah alhussinan
He was a victim of his own integrity, which forced him to do his best, even when he would have preferred to do nothing at all. - Irving Stone
What if...the doctors couldn't find anything wrong? What if I was over-exaggerating the pain, weakness, and weird sensations? - Jennifer Starzec
The great weakness of the West is that it has nothing with which to inspire loyalty except wealth. But what is wealth? Another washing machine, a bigger car, a nicer house to live in? Not much to feed the spirit in all that. - John Burdett
This was not Aunt Dahlia, my good and kindly aunt, but my Aunt Agatha, the one who chews broken bottles and kills rats with her teeth. - P.G. Wodehouse
The Church was not left in this world to perfume the dung-heap of fallen humanity, but to take out, one by one, those who will be saved from the coming destruction. - Donald Grey Barnhouse
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop
Any technological advance can be dangerous. Fire was dangerous from the start, and so (even more so) was speech - and both are still dangerous to this day - but human beings would not be human without them. - Isaac Asimov
It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception. - Albert Einstein
Come on guys, you cant fight like this forever""Actually," Simon said, raising his hand,"I can".Jace made a weird noise and I realized he was trying not to laugh-which by the way, wasn't working. - Cassandra Clare
The people you work with are just people you were thrown together with. Y'know, you don't know them, it wasn't your choice. And yet you spend more time with them thanyou do your friends or your family. - Tim Canterbury
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to speak for the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
The MistakeHe left his pants upon a chair:She was a widow, so she said:But he was apprehended, bare,By one who rose up from the dead. - Theodore Roethke
I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
Life is a conversation with yourself. And who are you if not the eternal presence behind everything that is, was, and will be? Like this, the blow of each breeze and the beauty of each sunset can teach you about yourself, if you listen. If you hear. - Vironika Tugaleva
We will make ourselves comfortable and sleep, and eat as much as we can stuff into our bellies, and drink and smoke so that hours are not wasted. Life is short. - Erich Maria Marque
She was broken, I think it’s because she loved too much and she was always blind to the fact that love too is sometimes broken. - Robert M. Drake
said that Michael Jackson's memorial service was a variety show with a coffin, that MJ transformed himself through surgery and perhaps female hormones from a brown-skinned African American male to a chalk-faced androgynous ghoul with no clear sexual identity. - Chris Hedges
You can let go of all that stuff you thought was real when you know it's just a game. What a relief, what a state of grace that brings. - Jay Woodman
She knew that nothing was ever as overwhelming or final as he seemed to think - that if he would wait, instead of shouting, there'd be less to shout over in the end. - Josephine Johnson
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. - Charles Wadsworth
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method. - Jack Kerouac
The blend of fiction, bigotry and jingoism became known as 'yellow journalism.' Later, the phrase was shortened to 'journalism.'
Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it. - Steve Jobs
Love is all wasted, till it is not tested. Love is all faded, if it is only tested. - Heenashree Khandelwal
We, the human race, are so accustomed to having instead of being. What wastage of the revelations and magic in every moment. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Charles Dickens
I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world. - Margaret Mead
I am ashamed to say this, but as a child, neither my parents not my teachers pushed me to read. In fact, I did not read an entire book through until I was a grown man and had learned the awesome power of reading on my own. - Daniel Whyte III
Was then not all sorrow in time, all self-torment and fear in time? Were not all difficulties and evil in the world conquered as soon as one conquered time, as soon as one dispelled time? - Hermann Hesse
The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else. was to be indifferent to that difference. - Al Capp
He wanted to believe it was of the Agency’s unwritten protocol; the less you know about your associates, the better it is for both of you professionally - Derek Haas
It made a big difference in my life to grow up with a dad who wasn't afraid of how great my mom was. - Steve Maraboli
Get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day. - Mickey Rooney
I know death is coming, and I do not fear it. I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state. I am grateful for the gifts of intelligence, love, wonder and laughter. You can't say it wasn't interesting. - Roger Ebert
I’ve always had a lifelong interest in spirit. I was an 8-year-old boy an 8-year-old adorable little boy. I just understood my grandfather had a ‘knowingness.’ I didn’t know the word psychic then. (during interview with Sam Liebowitz on the Conscious Consultant Hour) - John B. Muciaccia
Kiedy się spieszysz, nic nie widzisz, nic nie przeżywasz, niczego nie doświadczasz, nie myślisz! Szybkie tempo wysusza najgłębsze warstwy twojej duszy, stępia twoją wrażliwość, wyjaławia cię i odczłowiecza. - Ryszard Kapuściński
The most reliable predictor of whether students liked a course, it turned out, was their answer to the question ‘‘Did the professor respect you? - Kwame Anthony Appiah
It was horrible of a young girl to let herself be talked about; however unfounded the charges against her, she must be to blame for their having been made. - Edith Wharton
Any great truth can -- and eventually will -- be expressed as a cliche -- a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, 'The black cat is always the last one off the fence.' I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true. - Solomon Short
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. - James M. Barrie
A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiography is likely to mirror less what a man was than what he has become. - Fawn M. Brodie
Even though their marriage had been dead for over two years (her words, not mine), this put her in the role of the innocent. She was now a woman scorned. ~Shattered Reality - Brenda Perlin
She was a coquette; he was sure she had a spirit of her own; but in her bright, sweet, superficial little visage there was no mockery, no irony. Before long it became obvious that she was much disposed towards conversation. - Henry James
Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The day she was born,her grandfather made her a ring of silver and a polished stone, because he loved her already. - Aliki
Why sadness was created?So we could rest from laughing. - Nelson M. Lubao
But every spiteful word she ever wrote him was effortless love clenched in her fists. Her heart screaming for stability in this fiery game of desire. - Coco J. Ginger
Things don't always end up the way we planned but it doesn't mean the plan wasn't magical while it lasted. - Kealohilani
It was a light which gave solidity to everything and drew colour out from the heart of objects. - V.S. Naipaul
I was the solitary plovera pencil for a wing-boneFrom the secret notesI must tiltupon the pressureexecute and adjust In us sea-air rhythm"We live by the urgent waveof the verse - Lorine Niedecker
New ideas pass through three periods: - It can't be done. - It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing. - I knew it was a good idea all along! - Arthur C. Clarke
Life seemed to him to be a narrow cage, and her iron bars were many and dense, and there was only one way out. - Leonid Andreyev
We rode in silence, I think all of us wondering what was behind the flowery wallpaper our perceptions had always pasted on the unknown. All the things the mind won't allow us to see, to protect our sanity, or our soul, or maybe just to keep the shit out of our pants. - David Wong
There is nothing like being told to go fuck yourself by the same person who was, only days before, praying on your behalf. - Henry Rollins
I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't. - Marilyn Monroe
Jesus was a hiker. The wilderness was His retreat. - Toni Sorenson
The power to bring me out of solitude - or to push me back into it - had never belonged to another person. It was mine and only mine. - Martha Beck
Act like everyone you meet is an angel, because sometimes they will be an angel. Would you cuss out that person if you knew that they were an angel that was about to save your life in a few seconds? - Preston Wagner
Your love is not really love until you waste it, a kiss is never a kiss until you taste it.. - Munia Khan
I was born a heretic. I always distrusted people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows. - Susan B. Anthony
How is it that there was never youuntil there wasand then all was you? - Kamand Kojouri
I liked New York when it was an up-and-down city for me, low streets and high buildings. But then, for me, it grew horizontal---monotonous.
Success isn't measured by the position you reach in life: it's measured by the obstacles you overcome. - Booker T. Washington
Those who find themselves in the "You are going to miss my loving" section Without LOVE are the ones who abused their relationship by not appreciating the person who was giving them the love they no longer have. - Ellen J. Barrier
Few people will understand that to love is like being able to select and read a good book. They don’t just stop at the title or the cover. They stop because...they wanted to read the content. The wanted to read each word, each sentence, each line, but most of all, what was in between the lines... - lauren klarfeld
I was raised to believe that God speaks in the language of sacrifice," he told me, "You are expected to sacrifice because it is the measure of the depth of your belief... - Neil Abramson
An atheist's response to a creationist asking 'what if' there was a God,That would be quite an unsettling thought. - Anonymous
Maybe he's only a little bit crazy, like painters, or composers, or some of those men in Washington.
When my dad was young he shot marbles. When I was young I played Marble Madness on my Nintendo Entertainment System. - Kevin James Breaux
What "wasting time" means? At the time we glorify self instead of glorify God, at that time we are wasting our time as... God is Time. - indonesia123
I need to move. I don’t fit in here. I almost tried a juice cleanse once, but quickly remembered that I could starve, and was starving, myself for free. - Kris Kidd
You see it everywhere and everyone seems to be doing it but you. You could have had it as well, and you know it, and that’s what bothers you. Your worst enemy is yourself, and sadly, you know that what you did wasn't worth what you lost. - Donna Lynn Hope
She wasn't ordinary, I liked her that way. Mystery oozed from her pours as she walked so lightly I could have mistaken her for an angel. - Nikki Rowe
It didn't came out from nowhere... it was just your choice. So the difference between this and this is your choice! - Deyth Banger
Death is only a tragedy when life's purpose was left unfulfilled. - Orrin Woodward
As was his language so was his life. - Seneca
I heard an airplane passing overhead. I wished I was on it. - Charles Bukowski
Recall that the minimum wage was initially conceived as a method to exclude undesirables from the workforce. - Jeffrey Tucker
To have my life accepted as just another ordinary life, to have it viewed as common and regular, was a singular moment. - Katherine A. Briccetti
I traveled across the world to rescue her, but when she held me as I cried I knew...... I was the one that was rescued. - Shannon L. Alder
Their banter was rich and comfortable, their teasing intimate and profound; their 'I love you' without the use of those startling words. - Sarah Winman
Don’t waste your most important resource—your life. - Elizabeth George
Sometimes he does talk back, but sometimes he doesn’t. Sometimes he’s not there; and from time to time I believe this was all nothing but imaginary. - Dominic Riccitello
The villagers marked the time in two ways: before the swamp and after. What came before was good. And all that came after was not. - Melanie Crowder
One of the reasons for the failure of feminism to dislodge deeply held perceptions of male and female behavior was its insistence that women were victims, and men powerful patriarchs, which made a travesty of ordinary people's experience of the mutual interdependence of men and women. - Rosalind Coward
How strange the feelings when it was not your name anymore that appeared as that person's favorite. - Hamidah Dolhadi
Her greatness lay in doing what everybody could do but doesn't. She was unexpected. She was untitled. (She was) an improbable warrior that was leading an unlikely army of waitresses and street sweepers and shopkeepers and auto mechanics. - Jennifer Granholm
People frequently say that so and so died 'died doing what they loved.' I hope that when I die it's right before I was about to do something that I hated to do so I could at least avoid doing it one more time.
When I am passing through hell, I have to remind myself of the last time I happened to be on that road. How quickly it was over, without any ingenuity on my part. After all, hell is a one-way street. The only direction forward is the way out. - R. N. Prasher
I met a woman who told me she wasn't attracted to Asians. No worries, I said. I'm not attracted to racists. - Simon S Tam
Live your life, not wasting it on minor things of life, but rather investing it in the best possible ways - Sunday Adelaja
The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization. - Sigmund Freud
She already loved me too much to see me as I was. - André Gide
Every once in a while, large cities have narrow streets, silent passageways that allow your footsteps to echo in the stillness of the night, and it seems like everything is going back to the way it was, when there were only a few of us and we all knew each other and greeted each other on the street. - Jaume Cabré
The person I am today would like to thank the person I was 5 years ago for not giving up. You're awesome! - Iva Ursano
The injured captain, lying in the bow, was at this time buried in that profound dejection and indifference which comes, temporarily at least, toeven the bravest and most enduring when, willy nilly, the firm fails, the army loses, the ship goes down. - Stephen Crane
She was a poem and a painting too. Everything she said sounded like a song, every silence was the music too. - Akshay Vasu
Smart people still enjoy wide open spaces, much more even than their less bright neighbors, but when they hang with friends they're less happy. One theory as to why is that they feel like they're wasting time. - Satoshi Kanazawa
Solitude was my only consolation - deep, dark, deathlike solitude. - Mary Shelley
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go. - Bertrand Russell
The two parties which divide the state, the party of Conservatism and that of Innovation, are very old, and have disputed the possession of the world ever since it was made. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are - Kurt Cobain
Ugh. You’re being . . . you.Was that in English?This is all your fault.Nope. Definitely not English.You’re being all hot and sexy, dammit, she said. She banged her head on his chest a few times. And I can’t seem to . . . not notice said hotness and sexiness. - Jill Shalvis
I believe my life has a value, and i don't want to waste it thinking about clothing.I don't want to think about what i will wear in the morning. Truly, can you imagine anything more boring than fashion? - Michael Crichton
The only time, time is wasted; is when it isn't wasted at all. - Jonathan Bingham
In a way it was worth it, she thought, except that it was such a total waste. - Diana Wynne Jones
The poet Mallarmé listened to the painter Degas complaining about his inability to write poems even though he was full of ideas. My dear Degas, Mallarmé responded, poems are not made out of ideas. They’re made out of words. - Stéphane Mallarmé
So the American government lied to the Native Americans for many, many years, and then President Clinton lied about a relationship, and everyone was surprised! A little naïve, I feel! - Eddie Izzard
I have to be honest he was more than a friend to me, I don't know why, but I found myself having feelings for him.~once again...life goes on~ - Rim Ibrahim
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other cause for prejudice by noon. - George Aiken
No flower of art ever fully blossomed save it was nourished by tears of agony.
I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
At the first kiss I felt something melt inside me that hurt in an exquisite way. All my longings, all my dreams and sweet anguish, All the secrets that slept deep within me came awake, Everything was transformed and enchanted, everything made sense. - Hermann Hesse
Growing up, I loved the tale of Peter Rabbit and also books on Pippi Longstocking. Pippi was a girl who had so much fun and was very daring. My sons loved all the Dr. Seuss books - Soraya Diase Coffelt
When you can't breath because of hurt,seize your breath and breathe. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Since when was genius found respectable? - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I had had my night of weeping...I had purged myself of useless emotions that terrible night, now every nerve every sinew, every thought was bent on a single purpose - Elizabeth Peters
The supernatural world was like an onion. You peel back the layers, only to find more layers, on and on, hopelessly trying to reach the mysterious core. Then you start crying. - Carrie Vaughn
I was in a department store and the clerk came up to me and said "do you want to lay on the couch' I said "Where's your clip board? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Remember sixteen - when all the world was new and your life stretched before you like fresh snow waiting for your footprints. - Peggy Toney Horton
The day you find out who you are is when you look back and realize that it was never the words, rather your actions that defined you. - Shannon L. Alder
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view of this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human...Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral. - Paulo Freire
The good psychic would pick up the phone before it rang. Of course it is possible there was noone on the other line. Once she said "God Bless you" I said, "I didn't sneeze" She looked deep into my eyes and said, "You will, eventually." And damn it if she wasn't right. Two days later I sneezed. - Ellen DeGeneres
I sailed up to the cold stars but they were cold no longer, and I grew bigger and bigger until I was the stars and they were me, and I was Union, and for a single solitary glittering instant I was the universe. - George R.R. Martin
The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor. - Willa Cather
The things I can't do are the things I have yet to learn. - Barbara-Cooper Washington
But I was brought up on convent morals and paternal nationalism, I was getting bogged down in contradictions. - Simone de Beauvoir
I wanted to be that,The one which was vast,The one which laughed,The one which surpassed,Yes, which also collapsed.True, it was abstract.I wanted to be that.I still, want to be that! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
I felt sure that [Oyarsa] was what we call "good," but I wasn't sure whether I liked "goodness" so much as I had supposed. - C.S. Lewis
An activity originally intended to be performed by low-status, clerical and more often than not, female computer programming was gradually and deliberately transformed into a high-status, scientific, and masculine discipline. - Nathan L. Ensmenger
We only knew then that there was always the war, but that we were not going to it anymore. - Ernest Hemingway
Being with Demetri wasn’t the absence of pain, it was the added presence of peace, making it easier and easier for that little part of my heart to heal again.--From Pull: A Seaside Novel - Rachel Van Dyken
Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. - Tom Lehrer
Man, as a form, bears within him the eternal principle of being, and by economic movement along his endless path his form is also transformed, just as everything that lives in nature was transformed in him. - Kazimir Malevich
At one point in my life I was a disappointment. I have popped pills, drugs, cheated, lied, and killed. But, at this moment in my life, I am very successful because not one of those things describes my character. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
There was, I think, a prevailingimpression common to the provincial mind, that his misfortune wasthe result of the defective moral quality of his being a stranger. - Bret Harte
The adults said the only good food was the bacon, but the kids knew better. They had never had a more fun breakfast in their lives. Although they had to agree the bacon was very good. Then again, it was bacon. It was always good. - Ella Minster
Let failuers be your reason to strengthen your determination and passion to succeed. - Vishwas Chavan
Emancipation was a proclamation, but not a fact. - Lyndon B. Johnson
That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
Renew yourself with love. Wash away all the fear, hatred and societal conformity to create a brand new humanity filled with love, kindness and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
i was told i was conceited today.... but being conceited would imply that i see my self as being absolutely perfect.... but come on lets be real ........ EVERYONE KNOWS IM PERFECT. - arik maldonales
In his youth, he was electrified. The stars were moving in his bloodstream. He would not have been cowed by the customs of an earthly monarch. When he loved, it was with a heat and a desperation that he carried like a sword. He loved in the way that Greeks burned cities. - Brenna Yovanoff
George Orwell famously described international sport as 'war minus the shooting'. But for all Orwell's greatness as a thinker, this was one of his least felicitous lines, analogous to 'murder minus the death' or 'life minus the breathing'. - Gideon Haigh
The saddest line you scraped in your diary was not that you cried but those moments when we both shared smile. - Santosh Kalwar
Almost everything strange washes up near Miami. - Rick Riordan
And I knew that in spite of all the roses and kisses and restaurant dinners a man showered on a woman before he married her, what he secretly wanted was for her to flatten out underneath his feet like Mrs. Willard's kitchen mat. - Sylvia Plath
There was nothing the ignorant prized more than the ignorance of others. - R. Scott Bakker
Yes, we know you are a graduate with PhD. But when was the last time you chase after a book shop to buy and read a book at your own volition to obtain an information for your self-development? Knowledge doesn't chase people; people chase knowledge and information. - Israelmore Ayivor
So that was where we were in our relationship.Derwent’s scale ran all the way from wouldn’t piss-on-you-if-you-were-on-fire to would-kill-for-you-no-need-to-ask-twice. I was quite glad to be somewhere near the middle. - Jane Casey
How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape. - Christopher Hitchens
She knew now that no one could be neutral - not anymore - and as afraid as she was of risking Sophie's life, she was suddenly more afraid of letting her daughter grow up in a world where good people did nothing to stop evil, where a good woman could turn her back on a friend in need. - Kristin Hannah
And suddenly he thought, I'm the abnormal one now. Normalcy was a majority concept, the standard of many and not the standard of just one man. - Richard Matheson
The ripple effect. You throw a pebble into the water and it creates ripples. Your action was to throw the pebble—the representation of your choice. That’s all that you can control. But not the ripples—those are the consequences of your choice. And that you cannot control. - Michele Bardsley
Its not been fallen in love its about realized who you fall in love with and what true love really cost. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made and demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand . . . I was quite tired after spending a full day working. - Rosa Parks
At times I was desperate and could find no solace anywhere. Nothing seemed to work, and the weight of being trapped in my own body made it difficult to lift even a hand off the sheets. - Lucy Grealy
So I let her go, too. And I'm sorry. I know you loved her. It was hard not to.Takumi - John Green
it was like staring at a whitewashed wall, but without all the emotion - Joe Abercrombie
My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning. - Huey P. Newton
In Tsurani culture, forgiveness was simply a less shameful form of weakness than capitulation. - Raymond E. Feist
We was robbed!
They say you just stand over there, he'll say thank you and you walk back off and that's what I thought was gonna happen, but in my head, I had for five or six years known that he was gonna call me over. - Ellen DeGeneres
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
If ours is an examined faith, we should be unafraid to doubt. If doubt is eventually justified, we were believing what clearly was not worth believing. But if doubt is answered, our faith has grown stronger. It knows God more certainly and it can enjoy God more deeply. - Os Guinness
Pursuing your passions makes you more interesting, and interesting people are enchanting. - Guy Kawasaki
It was much more than bricks and stone - It was an idea. - Patricia C. McKissack
We thought all this teaching was to make us smart. What it did was make us stupid. With all the little facts we learned, we never had the time to think. - Chuck Palahniuk
King was a transformed person. Evil was no longer a theory. - Troy Jackson
Window washers increase the vision in the windows of the buildings; wisdom quotes do the same thing in the eyes of the people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I don't care to be someone's first love, I care to be their second or third; after every heartbreak they had experienced, I was worthy enough for them to move forward and this to me is greater than any first's of someone's heart. - Nikki Rowe
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - George Washington
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less. - Susan B. Anthony
People who worry that nuclear weaponry will one day fall in the hands of the Arabs, fail to realize that the Islamic bomb has been dropped already, it fell the day MUHAMMED (pbuh) was born. - Joseph Adam Pearson.
It was a bitter moment for us. We weren't two mature parents. We were just two kids playing grown-up. We still needed Mommy and Daddy's permission, blessings, and money to survive. - Erma Bombeck
Don’t waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
What if I said, there was a way - Noah P. Woodward
Emptying the ashtrays was very expressive of myself. I just lump everything in a great heap which I have labeled ‘the past,’ and having thus emptied this deep reservoir that was once myself, I am ready to continue. - Zelda Fitzgerald
Amy [Winehouse] changed pop music forever, I remember knowing there was hope, and feeling not alone because of her. She lived jazz, she lived the blues. - Lady Gaga
I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views. - Edith Wharton
If this world always made sense and there wasn't the gloomy dark nights that awakened your soul, you would never grow ~ you would never become, nor seek greater version of yourself. - Nikki Rowe
The chief beauty about timeis that you cannot waste it in advance.The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you,as perfect, as unspoiled,as if you had never wasted or misapplieda single moment in all your life.You can turn over a new leaf every hourif you choose. - Arnold Bennett
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
An eagle does not crawl because it was born to fly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any. - Russell Baker
The social contract known as 'The Constitution' has been null and void since the last person who signed it, died. Even then, it was only ever applicable to the men who signed it. That's how contracts work. - Dane Whalen
I was born not to die but to live and never born. - Santosh Kalwar
He was forged in the fire of greatness and moulded by her to be a legend. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances. - Martha Washington
Ninja's understand that training time is never wasted time. - Anna M. Aquino
When we do not succeed to be ourselves, we finally realize that is was completely useless to exist... - Hugo Pratt
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation, for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
As for Fergus. He had a habit which Maud was not experienced enough to recognise as a common one in ex-lovers of giving little tugs at the carefully severed spider-threads or puppet-strings which had once tied her to him. - A.S. Byatt
This worldthat was our homefor a brief spellnever brought us anythingbut pain and grief;its a shame that not one of our problemswas ever solved.We departwith a thousand regretsin our hearts. - Omar Khayyám
When it came to her, I became an indomitable warrior. My muscles became her shield and my lungs aided her breath. She would not fall with me by her side, for I was the wings that sprouted from her back. No one would cross her without first having to survive my wrath. - Hubert Martin
Put off this sloth,' the master said, 'for shame!Sitting on feather-pillows, lying reclined Beneath the blanket is no way to fame -Fame, without which man's life wastes out of mind, Leaving on earth no more memorialThan foam in water or smoke upon the wind - Dante Alighieri
I never understood, what a starving artist was until I became one. - Mary Sage Nguyen
We have always known that heedless self interest was bad morals, we now know that it is bad economics. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
That was 1993 grunge in suburbia. This was 2003 hell in Harlem. (Dark City Lights) - Eve Kagan
Mortality was never designed to torture you. It was designed to test you. - Toni Sorenson
I was a Muslim, but then I became enlightened and became a Christian. - Brock Hoffpauir
I don't know how many years it was before I arrived at a formulated philosophy that the happiest thing to do, always, when visiting an individual or a country, is to admit, by word or manner, how much I'm finding there that my life had lacked hitherto - Clara E. Laughlin
Free time is a terrible thing to waste. Read a book. - E.A. Bucchianeri
What, after all, was the point of civilization if not the well-being of citizens? - Ann Leckie
To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship. - Robert Harris
Don’t waste your time hating me; you can’t change me. Instead, hate your impotent life; THAT you can change. - Steve Maraboli
Your journey has molded you for your greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think you've lost time. There is no short-cutting to life. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time. - Asha Tyson
‎She was not a little girl heart-broken about him; she was a grown woman smiling at it all, but they were wet smiles. - J.M. Barrie
Leopold, like most men of power and prestige, was not so much interested in listening to what others had to say as he was in having an audience. - Jeremy Robinson
I like this place, and willingly would waste my time in it. - William Shakespeare
When the world told the caterpillar its life was over, the butterfly objected, My life has just begun. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Language, she said, was just our way to explain away the wonder and glory of the world. To deconstruct. To dismiss. She said people can't deal with how beautiful the world really is. How it can't be explained and understood. - Chuck Palahniuk
If you did not in your own mind distinguish between useful and erroneous information, then you were not learning at all, you were merely replacing ignorance with false belief, which was no improvement. - Orson Scott Card
Behind a great success, there was a great failure - Michael Hermanto
How fortunate it was for the world that when these great trials came upon it there was a generation that terror could not conquer and brutal violence could not enslave. - Winston S. Churchill
All that time I thought she was my future, I was wrong. She wasn't my future at all. She was the door to my future. But I'm through that door now, and ready to close it behind me. - Liz Kessler
In the beginning, there was nothing. And then BOOM! Universe. - Aishabella Sheikh
Having a child isn't a deal you strike with life. As I said: a child is a gift. And what remains after a child is gone is the memory of the years it was allowed to live. Not its death - Carsten Jensen
When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. - Marv Levy
I didn't want to tell Mother I worked as a journalist. She thought I was a prostitute. Locking yourself in a room and inventing characters and conversations which do not exit is no way for a grown man to behave. - Sebastian Horsley
As a sea is full of drops of liquid, I was but one in the ocean of WarMany are swept ruthlessly into the battering, bashing waves, and only few survive to swim to shore - Jade Kosche
For me, I think it was a little easier to write thinking that nobody was listening. - Dan Kennedy
George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping? - Jeff Melvoin
This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it. - Dorothy Parker
My heart broke and my mind opened, tragedy works in a funny way like that ~ what once tore me apart was actually what was setting my truth free. - Nikki Rowe
We ain't what we oughta be. We ain't what we want to be. We ain't what we gonna be. But, thank God, we ain't what we was. - Martin Luther King Jr.
In a lot of ways, living with Charlie was like having my own place, and I found myself reveling in the aloneness instead of being lonely. - Stephenie Meyer
When I was looking for the key to open the deepest chamber of your heart, I found that secret key of pure love hidden in my heart. - Debasish Mridha
The big bad monster wasn't green and hiding under the bed, it wore tasteless floral prints, bright scarlet lipstick and sat in the kitchen smoking and saying 'bollocks' alot. - Jo Brand
He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting 'All the Gods are bastards. - Sir Terry Pratchett
It was our first date and I asked what his favorite movie is. He asked if I’d judge him, but instead of judging him I just loved him. - Dominic Riccitello
All last year we tried to teach him English, and the only word he learned was million.
Often when she liked a picture she found that she was liking some part of herself, some part of her that was in accord with the picture - Jeanette Winterson
To an unmoored, middle-aged man like myself, it was heart-breaking. That’s all right. I like to have my heart broken. - Kurt Vonnegut
And yet I was filled with grief. In the beginning of all love there is grief, because at that moment you’re closest to the ghost of parting. You know how easily it could all slip away, how easily it could evaporate into eternal, never-to-be-consummated longing. - Edeet Ravel
And if you couldn't be loved, the next best thing was to be let alone. - L.M. Montgomery
I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. - Bede Griffiths
If love was a crime, God would encourage us all to go to prison. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Blood was its Avatar and its seal. - Edgar Allan Poe
Sleeping was her latest discovery. 'It's so wonderful. One simply shuts one's eyes, that's all. It's so delicious. - Katherine Mansfield
There was a star danced, and under that was I born. - William Shakespeare
That hug was my little peace of heaven. - Tamara Stamenkovic
Hate and love were both conceived in fear, perhaps that was why they were nearly the same thing, but only one was steeped in hope. - D. Morgenstern
Jo claimed that the reason people survived breakups was that within days of the amputation, Mother Nature started reminding you of what you had been doing without, what could have been better, all the samll discontents you had been filing away. - Emma Donoghue
I was in love with everything- I wanted to look with love at the angry people so that their eyes would be forced to respond; and I wanted to bring gifts to the envious and tell them that I am worthless. - Egon Schiele
She had known it was bad, call it a mother’s instinct, but she’d known this was the knock that was going to scoop her insides out and leave her barely able to stand; merely a shell with nothing good inside anymore. - Andrew Barrett
Next she turned the gun upward and thrust the muzzle into her mouth. Now it was aimed directly at her cerebrum-- the gray labyrinth where consciousness resided. - Haruki Murakami
Life is delicious. Waste not one bite! - A.D. Posey
He was gorgeous. Every feature on his face perfect, dark and inviting. The boy could be his own photo shoot." Kasey Reese - Men of the Cave - Marisette Burgess
I was brought up Catholic. I'm lapsed. From the age of three I was with the nuns. Now I'm an atheist. - Paul Bettany
That which is won ill, will never wear well, for there is a curse attends it which will waste it. The same corrupt dispositions which incline men to sinful ways of getting, will incline them to the like sinful ways of spending.
Was it hard?" I ask.Letting go?"Not as hard as holding on to something that wasn't real. - Lisa Schroeder
If the Holy Bible was printed as an Ace Double it would be cut down to two 20,000-word halves with the Old Testament retitled as ‘Master of Chaos’ and the New Testament as ‘The Thing With Three Souls. - Terry Carr
Teach that God is, not was; that He speaketh, not spake. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
With Zia's controversial demise in 1988, Jinnah was finally spared the false beard Zia kept pinning on the founder's otherwise clean-shaven face. - Nadeem Farooq Paracha
Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one. - Dr. Seuss
I am not manic-just happy. It has been such a long time since I was happy. Please join me on my magic carpet for now. - Barbara Field Benziger
The light was frozen, dead, a ghost. Only from the yellow barrels of the microscopes did it borrow a certain rich and living substance, lying along the polished tubes like butter, streak after luscious streak in long recession down the work tables. - Aldous Huxley
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. - Washington Irving
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred. - Ernest Hemingway
The sin and guilt of the human race was imputed to the spotless lamb of God, Jesus Christ when He became the sin offering for the world. - John Paul Warren
I had learned that every patient has the right to hope, despite long odds, and it was my role to help nurture that hope. - Jerome Groopman
No one said parenting was easy,but NO good parent has any right to give up.It is one labyrinth you can never quit because it seems too hard. - Gillian Duce
If there was no such thing as 'Competition' , would there be such a thing as 'Success - Hiba Fatima Ahmad
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. - Rabbinical Saying
The world has changed. I see it in the water. I feel it in the Earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost, For none now live who remember it. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Sometimes, an apology sets free a part of you that you didn't even realize was caged...and forgiveness destroys the cage. - Sanjo Jendayi
That was a day that taught me the meaning of abject failure. - Walter Moers
While others were dreaming about it - I was getting it done. - Nathan W. Morris
I was 17 years old when I was killed by a vampire"-Ruby Kennedy from My Handsome Vampire. - Vianka Van Bokkem
Nothing ever happens to me, " she reflected..... An older person at such an hour and in such a place might think that sufficient was happening to him, and rest content. Lucy desired more. - E.M. Forster
There was so much to say that we said nothing. - Philip Schuyler Allen
For me the saddest thing was that these animals smelled the brokenness in him the human defect and kept away. - Alice Sebold
I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like "What I'm Going to be If I Grow Up - Lenny Bruce
She was a light from Heaven, and a beauty for all of us to behold. - J.W. Lord
I would rather say that I messed something up, than that I was to afraid to try! - D.M. Pariso
He'd been let down so oftenHis brow was on the floorBut then they foundA small hole in the groundAnd let him down some more - David Thewlis
Never believe someone cares for you because of other people's reactions. Sometimes you have to drown out the noise from the crowd, in order to figure out if there is a song playing between the two of you or simply annoying static that you thought was a tune. - Shannon L. Alder
... The women's song was always the same, as monotonous as the beating of the waves against the beach: loss, loss. The conch offered them no enchantment. When they put their ear to it, all they heard was the echo of their mourning. - Carsten Jensen
Mrs. Murdo, walkind even more briskly to keep her spirits up, was crossing Harken Square when something fell to the pavement just in front of her with a terrific thump. How extraordinary, she thought, bending to pick it up. It was sort of a bundle. She began to untie it. - Jeanne DuPrau
I married a man who was as much a part of me as my own soul. - C.J. English
were the last words that I wrote for you enough to tell youthat in my death the light that shone through my painful darknesswas a blinding vision of your eternal smile?cold scalpel's steel whispers tear at my very coreas I cling to my memories of you... - Xavier
(Life) it was a little bit nearer than God, but no less powerful and terrible. Yes, it was something, perhaps, that one did not wish to understand because one feared it, something to which one paid tribute lest it should feel offended and seize one, body and soul. - Arthur Holitscher
My heart leaps up when I beholdA rainbow in the sky:So was it when my life began;So is it now I am a man; - William Wordsworth
If there was strife and contention in the home, very little else in life could compensate for it. - Lawana Blackwell
A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? - George Washington
The long sadness of winter was finally in retreat. - Kimberly Cuttler
Because of you my golden childhood is lost in the corridors of wastes. - Tanmaya Guru
You don't get drown by falling into a river. You get drown by remaining there. Falling accidentally and rising immediately was what distinguished Thomas Edison and Abraham Lincoln from the rest. - Israelmore Ayivor
A creative design to everything demands a Time Keeper to exist. It was born out from the womb of primordial time! - Vishwanath S J
God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. - Bede Griffiths
I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me. - Anwar el-Sadat
When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor wars quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. - William Shakespeare
Everything changed the day she figured out there was exactly enough time for the important things in her life. - Brian Andreas
And it seemed at last that there were two musics progressing at one time before the seat of Ilúvatar, and they were utterly at variance. The one was deep and wide ad beautiful, but slow and blended with an immeasurable sorrow from which its beauty chiefly came. - J.R.R. Tolkien
The novel was set in an unspecified near future, because setting a novel in the present in a time of unprecedented technological and social dislocation seemed to me shortsighted.... To write a book set in the present, circa 2013, is to write about the distant past. - Gary Shteyngart
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
I really don’t want to win. I just want to improve and be better than I was. - Debasish Mridha
I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it's half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me. - Althea Gibson
When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, "What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it? - Shannon L. Alder
What single-minded, purposeful, compassionate obedience did it take for Jesus to walk through this world completely unrecognized for who he truly was? Even those dearest and closest to him did not grasp it while he lived. - Marcia Lebhar
Audrey had an angelic quality about her. She didn't act like she was better than everyone, she just had a presence, an energy, a sort of light coming from within her that was overwhelming. - Kevyn Aucoin
Millions saw the apple fall, Newton was the only one who asked why? - Bernard M. Baruch
He was the ocean and I was the sand, i lived content in stillness and he washed a shore everytime, as a better man. - Nikki Rowe
Does that count as an argument? Can we kiss and make up now?"It was only half an argument.Fine. Then, you kiss and I’ll make up.I laughed until he effectively shut me up with his lips. - Colleen Houck
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency. - Raymond Chandler
I learned what research was all about as a research student [with] Stoppani ... Max Perutz, and ... Fred Sanger... From them, I always received an unspoken message which in my imagination I translated as 'Do good experiments, and don’t worry about the rest. - César Milstein
The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor WitShall lure it back to cancel half a Line,Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it. - Omar Khayyám
I was just trying to be a very good human, instead I became a hero. - Amit Kalantri
I could see that others had confused her disorganized passion for volatility. In reality, she was a scrumptious mess; deliciously majestic. She was on her way to great things in this life. - Steve Maraboli
How would I know which one I was? - Karl Pilkington
It was never shameful to learn from any teacher things that are useful to know. - Leon Battista Alberti
If you want to go to places worth going, you have to be open to personal growth. No matter how much your job pays you, if it doesn’t offer you the opportunity to grow, your efforts would only go to waste. There are really just some things that money can’t buy. Never stop learning! - Kevin J. Donaldson
Twice the size of a full grown man, with four muscular arms, it was his worst nightmare on steroids. -The Hyperscape Project - Donald Swan
The child, unhampered, does not waste time. - Caroline Pratt
[I]t is something that comes up as a struggle in me. It especially came up when I was about 16 or 17. In high school people think you have to be so macho. People get attacked just because someone insinuates something about their sexuality. I think that’s gruesome. - Green Day
[It] has been said that the difference between Greek and Israelite religion was that the Greeks worshiped the 'holiness of beauty' whereas the Jews worshiped 'the beauty of holiness. - Everett Ferguson
Nobody was ever meant to remember or invent what he did with every cent. - Robert Frost
Now that he wanted to feel like he was having a bad dream, he wasn't. He was having a bad reality, and that was something from which you could not wake. - Stephen King
I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, for the other person. I never absorbed that. I always thought that there was something deficient about such people. - Toni Morrison
It was a two-gallon Styrofoam cooler - one of the cheap ones that you can pick up at any service station in the summer season and then listen to it squeak to the point of homicidal dementia. - Craig Johnson
It was possible to love life, without loving your life. - Christopher Coe
I want you to tell all these people that I wanted more time to spend with them. Tell them I meant to, tell them I wanted to hear what they said and tell them what was on my mind. - Kage Baker
Nor deem the irrevocable PastAs wholly wasted, wholly vain, If, rising on its wrecks, at lastTo something nobler we attain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In some remote corner of the universe, poured out and glittering among innumerable solar systems, there once was a star on which clever animals invented knowledge. - Friedrich Nietzsche
They were untouched by modern education, but their government was striving with might and main to procure this inestimable benefit for them; anticlericalism and American bustle would soon free them from belief in miracles and holy likenesses. - Robertson Davies
I know I should have been grateful because it was a very nice thing to do. But I wasn't grateful. I wasn't grateful at all. Don't get me wrong. I acted like I was. But I wasn't. To tell you the truth, I was starting to get mad. - Stephen Chbosky
We didn't start the fireIt was always burningSince the world's been turningWe didn't start the fireNo we didn't light itBut we tried to fight it - Billy Joel
Be careful when you ask Karma for something that you have always wanted. When I was young, I asked to be surrounded by beautiful women. Now I have a wife and four daughters. - James Hauenstein
When someone reacts violently and aggressively, it only goes to demonstrate the lack of truth, trust and confidence in oneself and issue that we are defending. It rather portrays the guilt, shame and self anger for defending the indefensible. - Vishwas Chavan
In that instant he learned what jealousy was. He wanted to know the name of every other man she had ever looked at, whether they had touched her- and most especially where to find these men so that he could kill them.
As far as now, as far as I think everyone deserv a chance. No matter who is he and who was he. - Deyth Banger
Horse was already in the heart of the Trojans. (Cheval était déjà dans le cœur des Troyens.) - Charles de Leusse
Desire was just the dumbest thing. You wanted what you wanted until it was yours. Then you didn’t want it anymore. You took what you had for granted until it was no longer yours. This, it seemed to her, was one of the crueller paradoxes of human nature. - Ann Brashares
I don't know who explained this rule to me; maybe it was the product of my own speculations and fantasies. That would have been typical: I was always inventing stories and machinations to make sense of things I didn't understand, and I understood almost nothing. - César Aira
You don't know your presence of tomorrow, so why to WASTE today?!!! - Jaiminsinh Parmar
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe. - Abigail Adams
When writing a novel, that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day. - Neil Gaiman
It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found because they are useful; they are found because it was possible to find them. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
Power is brilliant Beauty is madnessObsession is addictionPerfection is suicidal, I was born beyond the limits of an ordinary being. So honey make use of it I exist therefore to celebrate or to die. - Samuel Pineda Jr.
Now is much better then was, and if and when aren't as great as now - yet. - Rodney Richards
The torturer was wheeling around the room, shrieking, holding his impaled hand, which had a pen sticking out of it. The guard by the door was in paroxysms of laughter. Frey had crumpled the confession into a ball and was trying to get it into his mouth to eat it, but couldn't quote reach. - Chris Wooding
...and said with the softness of repressed violence, 'I am not one to stick his neck out; it is a bit of a reach. I was waiting for the smallest sign that you could love me... I never got it.' --Laertes, Count of Samothrace - Rebecca Ashe
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! It is a dangerous servant and a terrible master. - George Washington
Everyone in the life before was cranky, I think, because they just wanted to know.--After I Was Thrown in the River and Before I Drowned - Dave Eggers
Forgiveness, she was only required to accept the seed of healing, and to let it grow on its own time. - H. L. Balcomb
In the middle of the night, I saw chaos bleeding out of darkness and peace. Everything that was said and seen before seemed like a paradox. I saw the graves of lies breaking open and the truth crawling out silently into the cold hearts. - Akshay Vasu
...in addition to feeling sick and tired and feverish and nauseated, I also felt forgotten. And there was no easy cure for that. - Sarah Thebarge
I heard a bird congratulating itselfall day for being a jay.Nobody cared. But it was gladall over again, and said so, again. - William Stafford
Once I came across two ideographs for the word "love." The first contained the root words "heart" and "hand" and "action"-love as hands and heart in action together. The other ideograph, for "passionate love," was formed of "heart," "to tell," and "a long thread. - Joy Kogawa
The older I grow, the more I am convinced that there is no education which one can get from books and costly apparatus that is equal to that which can be gotten from contact with great men and women. - Booker T. Washington
The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans. - Sherwood Smith
The quiet wasn't so lonely if you listened to how much sound was hidden in silence. - Rae Mariz
They outnumbered me, and I was worsted and under their feet; but, as yet, I was not dead. - Charlotte Brontë
It's still horrible to wish the worst on anyone. I'm sure she had her reasons. Maybe people hurt her feelings, the same way I was hurt. A single word can feel like a rock being thrown at you. - Alice Hoffman
His ego was as big as an elephant - Charmaine J. Forde
I realized that the legal system was corrupt when I went to court and the judge imposed a very short time limit on my evidence submission before removing my legal rights to free speech. - Steven Magee
Oh, is that my report, father?' said Mike, with a sort of sickly interest, much as a dog about to be washed might evince in his tub.' - Mike and Psmith - P.G. Wodehouse
I was pondering the reason why we are all here in this life, and what did it all mean. It seemed to me that we had all been invited to one big party, but no-one’s been told what we’re all celebrating. - Beatrice James
What's happened with humanity, if was born inhuman man. 26.05.13 - VicDo
I'm not manic-just happy. It has been such a long time since I was happy. Please join me on my magic carpet for now. - Barbara Field Benziger
The U.S. didn't achieve its liberty or prosperity by mistake. It was by design, and the architects were the Founding Fathers. Don't mess with the Constitution. The Constitution matters. - A.E. Samaan
When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. She always knew the way. Her feet were little wings. And her beautiful head was a compass. - Roman Payne
If it wasn’t possible to reinvent the past in such a way as to make it conform to the present’s cheerful view of the way things ought to have been, why bother living? - Kathryn Davis
Sin said, "Lust was never satisfied. She was the largest of the three, and had the loudest, most unforgiving cry. When I tried to give her breast milk, Lust wanted more food in addition, so I began to supplement my breast milk. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
Sometimes I wake up and think... 'I was asleep. - Rebecca Hurley
I was born in a hospital. I do not want to die in one. - J.R. Rim
He should have known. She was the only wanna be immortal he’d ever known. - Beth Bares
The artist must be blind to "recognized" and "unrecognized" form, deaf to the teachings and desires of his time. His open eyes must be directed to his inner life and his ears must be constantly attuned to the voice of inner necessity. - Wassily Kandinsky
While I was an honorable man in her eyes, she did not love me. But the minute she understood what I was, when she breathed the true and foul odor of my soul, love was born in her for she does love me! Well, well! There is nothing real, then, except evil. - Octave Mirbeau
Think about the people you love, appreciate, and admire… If today was the last day you could speak with them… What would you say… and what are you waiting for? - Steve Maraboli
It was once necessary to go from somebody to nothing to become everything. - Darnell Lamont Walker
and yet she was leaving the world as a woman who had love and been loved back. she was leaving it as a friend, a companion, a guardian. a mother. a person of consequence at last. - Khaled Hosseini
It's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works hard to keep things rolling smoothly, someone else sails along for the ride. Someone who would do anything to keep it the way it was in the beginning. - Jodi Picoult
The mind is a lifelong consolidation of experiences and inner dialogue that was invented by self-perception - our ego. - Renee Cefalu
Yesterday I was sad, today I am happy! Yesterday I had a problem, today I still have the same problem! But today I changed the way I look at it! - C. JoyBell C.
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male. - Kurt Cobain
Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls: Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him And makes me poor indeed. - William Shakespeare
Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste. - William A. Smith
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
a promise that the rock of the world was founded securely on a fairy's wing - F. Scott Fitzgerald
I did not want to appear before the world as pathetic, deprssed, and psychologically ill. So I erected a barrier of words and wit around myself, so that nobody could see how needy I really was. - Karen Armstrong
It is strangely wonderful to feel the lack of something instead of believing that it was never there in the first place. - Kevin Wilson
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife. - Douglas Adams
His line was the jocundly-sentimental Wardour Street brand of adventure, told in a style that exactly met, but never exceeded, every expectation. - Rudyard Kipling
Accept everything, even if it's pain, even if it's sadness, because there's nothing absolute in this world. If everything were to disappear, at least I was thinking it didn't matter anyway. Even if in the future, everyone left me, it would be alright. I would never get hurt. - Jun Mochizuki
A crisis is a terrible thing to waste. - Paul Romer
It struck him really that he had never so lived with her as during this period of her silence; the silence was a sacred hush, a finer clearer medium, in which her idiosyncrasies showed. - Henry James
LADY BRACKNELLThis noise is extremely unpleasant. It sounds as if he was having an argument. I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing. - Oscar Wilde
The door to her heart was locked up tight, but he could still see a faint glow escaping through the keyhole. - John Mark Green
They told me adventures were over, so I got off the internet and got on a plane. They told me kindness was a thing of the past, so I spent a year helping others in need. They told me love was dead, so I fell into it. Head over heels. - Abby Lass
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. - Malcolm X
They support freedom for themselves and slavery for everyone else, and they use the freedom of the market to disguise this fact. Economic coercion is just a different form of force, which they couple with the fraud of calling it freedom. I was like them, but I will never be like them again. - Robert Peate
Falling in love with someone is intentional, even if it was their looks that tripped you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
LINEN, n. "A kind of cloth the making of which, when made of hemp, entails a great waste of hemp." -- Calcraft the Hangman. - Ambrose Bierce
At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence? - Jules Feiffer
The Victorian era was perhaps the last point in Western history when magic and science were allowed to coexist. - Jonathan Auxier
Even if I die, you keep living okay? Live to see the end of this world, and to see why it was born. Live to see why a weak girl like me ended up here... And the reason you and I met. - Lachi
Thank God I've wasted my youth already. I don't want to do that again. - Greg Deane
He suffered," added Athos softly. "But not like you." He brought his mouth closer. "No one suffers as beautifully as you." There it was, in the corner of Holland's mouth, the crease of his eye. Anger. Pain. Defiance. Athos smiled, victorious. - V.E. Schwab
Those who expect to be both ignorant and free, expect what never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson
I just tripped over a pair of shoes and almost fell down and broke my neck and no I wasn't wearing them. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso. - Rita Rudner
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
She had the blood of the sun running through her veins and the dust of stars at her fingertips. Her every breath birthed new cosmos and her thoughts were the super moon of the darkest night. Every word was a supernova and every step an inescapable singularity. Her touch though...it was soft. - Hubert Martin
There was a product which seemed attractive, expensive, portable, beautiful and simple. Everybody talked about its beauty but they bought it for it's simplicity. - Amit Kalantri
The light of love, the purity of grace,The mind, the Music breathing from her face, The heart whose softness harmonised the whole —And, oh! that eye was in itself a Soul! - George Gordon Byron
Women are almost two thirds more likely than men to believe in God, a major study of attitudes among middle aged Britons has found, says The Telegraph. Well, men are twice more likely than God to believe in women! (At least that was so in the Garden of Eden) - R. N. Prasher
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
The sure path to tomorrow was plotted in a manger and paved on a cross. And although this sturdy byway is mine for the taking, I have incessantly chosen lesser paths. And maybe it is time to realize that Christmas is a promise that I can walk through the world and never get lost in the woods. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You can't miss me, because I was never there. - Ili Ann
The lamentable expression: 'But it was only a dream", the increasing use of which - among others in the domain of the cinema - has contributed not a little to encourage such hypocrisy, has for a long while ceased to merit discussion. - André Breton
When you told me, You are my star, my heart danced with joy because that was the best sentence that I have ever heard. - Debasish Mridha
Death was a living creature. Death was a man tormented by his past. Death was once a human. - S.K.N. Hammerstone
I learned it was better to tiptoe through life and arrive at death's door safely. - Marquita Burke-DeJesus
Like all bitter men, Flint knew less than half the story and was more interested in unloading his own peppery feelings than in learning the truth. - John Cheever
There's folks 'ud stand on their heads and then say the fault was i' their boots. - George Eliot
[The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression. - Dan Quayle
To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it. - Aristotle
He often paused before he spoke. She thought this exquisite; it was as though he had such regard for his listener that he wanted his words strung together in the best possible way. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously. - Bill Hicks
When you do what someone else wants you to do, you are wasting your time. Don’t get tricked by other people’s thinking. The life is yours and so are goals. Believe in your own intuitions, speak your own voice, and follow what your heart says. The rest is secondary. - Ashish Patel
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated, but not signed. - Christopher Morley
The best way to maximize your time is by not wasting time. This requires planning and having an awareness of how you spend your time throughout the day. - Tasha Hoggatt
It was no ape, neither was it a man. It was some shambling horror spawned in the mysterious, nameless jungles of the south, where strange life teemed in the reeking rot without the dominance of man, and drums thundered in temples that had never known the tread of a human foot. - Robert E. Howard
Because if being a badass was easy everyone would do itLexy of Ankh(The Dragon)"Enlightenment - Kim Cormack
I couldn’t admit to any of the boys I hung out with that I wanted to fuck ’em, so my erotic life was in my imagination and in the body. - Christos Tsiolkas
Don't waste this life being sad, angry or depressed as you just don't have as much time as you think you do. - Jellis Vaes
The fear that permeated every fiber of my being was relentless, it was cruel, and it was my best hope for getting through this. - Hiroshi Sakurazaka
No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number believe their wish has been granted. - W.H. Auden
I look in the mirror through the eyes of the child that was me. - Judy Collins
At least that was what she had told me. You never know with women. What they tell you and what they don't tell you is a very long bridge across a very wide river with all kinds of fish. - Philip Kerr
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor is the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
Amidst the dim & desolate backdrop that was my world, a seed of hope bloomed into a garden of joyous wonder. - Trevor Driggers
Your soulmate wasn't suppose to be perfect. You were meant to see the cracks in her soul and fill them with what you have and she was meant to see yours. Together you would be complete. - Shannon L. Alder
jace's clothes had been clean,stylish,ordinary. Sebastian had been wearing a long black wool trench coat that had looked expensive. Like an evil Burbeery ad, Simon said when she was done. - Cassandra Clare
Parker: She believed, absolutely, that each person, each heart, had a counterpart—had a mate. A rightness. She’d always believed it, and understood that unshakable belief was a reason she was good at what she did. - Nora Roberts
I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. - Booker T. Washington
1. Do consumers recognize that they have the problem you are trying to solve?2. If there was a solution, would they buy it?3. Would they buy it from us?4. Can we build a solution for that problem? - Ries Eric
Listening to podcast, reading a book, listening to an aduibook and watching films isn't waste of time. It's how somebody becomes wise! - Deyth Banger
Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
No, she wasn't losing language. She was choking on it. - Gregory Maguire
how sad and bad and mad it was - but then, how it was sweet - Robert Browning
Christmas, as a practicing Catholic child, was seen as a reward for lots and lots and lots of church. - Jenny Colgan
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
[asked if his suicide attempt was a cry for help]No. I told no one. You only cry for help if you believe that there's help to cry for. - Wentworth Miller
When I joined the military it was illegal to be homosexual, then it became optional, and now it's legal. I'm getting out before the Democrats make it mandatory. - Sgt. Harry Berres, USMC
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. - George Bernard Shaw
For a long time, I thought I was good at relationships because I was charming. - Donald Miller
The loudest noise I ever heard was; the ghost of my heart whining in my chest. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Challenges aren't always fun. But guess what, I WAS FUCKING BORN READY!!! LET'S GO!!! - Mekiah Johnson
Life is filled with obstacles that confuse the mind. But once you understand it's pattern then you will see why it was there for you in the first place. - Zainab Alsaati
He was sceptical about the value of almost all work, save for the pleasure it gives the worker,' reported Virginia Woolf. 'He works only because he likes it. - Richard Davenport-Hines
A forest fire was making its way along the tinderbox ridges above them, flaring and shimmering against the overcast like the northern lights. Cold as it was he stood there a long time. The color of it moved something in him long forgotten. Make a list. Recite a litany. Remember. - Cormac McCarthy
Grant me the wisdom to know when to keep trying and when to stop wasting time, the patience to keep going with the 1st, and the courage & serenity to let go of the 2nd. - Jay Woodman
One day you will just wake up and you will do not want to remember that it was a real fact, what has happened before you fell asleep. - Pēteris Bitāns
I threw bitter tears at the ocean, but all that came back was the tide. - Sarah McLachlan
The past is a shadow, so I hid in the darkness. Little did I know I was made myself the unsuspecting prey of unseen predator. For only in light can you can you see what is dark. - Dina Luate-Wani
Noah had transformed in my eyes, too, butt it wasn't because he had changed. It was my perception of him had changed. He'd always been the cool person I'd come to know and respect, I'd just been blinded by my prejudices. - Lee Strauss
Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it. - Vladimir Nabokov
THE FOND OLD COUPLE WASDISAPPEARING TOGETHER THROUGHSUCCESSIVE AMPUTATIONS. - Jenny Holzer
Unless a reincarnationist is willing to say there was a 'first generation' of souls created with the first humans, he is exposed to absurdity by the recency of human life on the planet. - Christopher Hitchens
Love! What a searing, torturing, intolerably sweet thing it was - this possession of body, soul and mind! With something at its core as fine and remote and purely spiritual as the tiny blue spark in the heart of the unbreakable diamond. - L.M. Montgomery
Where there is love, there will be an abundance of success and love. However, love is something within us. So focus on your own self-worthiness, and love will begin to blossom within you, around you, for you and for others in your life. - Vishwas Chavan
Maybe being oneself is an acquired taste. For a writer it's a big deal to bow--or kneel or get knocked down--to the fact that you are going to write your own books and not somebody else's. Not even those books of the somebody else you thought it was your express business to spruce yourself up to be. - Patricia Hampl
What are you good at?" asked the owner."Going after what I believe in." That was the only possible reply; she had spent her life in pursuit of what she believed in. The only problem was that she believed in something different everyday. - Paulo Coelho
Die Welt ist schrecklich langweilig, oder, was dasselbe ist, was an ihr interessant sein könnte, ist es nicht, solange es nicht von einem guten Schriftsteller erzählt wird. - Enrique Vila-Matas
How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said. - Victor Hugo
Such praise coming from so degraded a source, was degrading to me, its recipient. - Cicero
Any time you pull down a fence, always ask why it was put there in the first place.
The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Do you found a new companion?after one day? one week? one month?congratulations, you was cheating on me !! - Nabil TOUSSI
I wanted to wash away our past misgivings in those tears that would run from our eyes and weave a new start by folding her in my arms.I wanted to, but I did not! - Faraaz Kazi
The only way to live several lives in one lifespan is to write stories. - Vishwas Mudagal
All the same, a seductive voice from afar kept breaking into her conjugal peace: it was the voice of solitude. She closed her eyes and listened to the sound of a hunting horn coming from the depths of distant forests. There were paths in those forests... - Milan Kundera
Ukienda katika kituo cha watoto yatima halafu watoto wakakulilia shida zao na ukaondoka bila kuwasaidia chochote, hutalala vizuri usiku. - Enock Maregesi
Fear Not. What is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed.
Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don't say that you've wasted time. I am studying that mystery because I want to be a human being. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Sun would have wasted its life but for the evolution of life on earth. The one who gives should be grateful to the one who receives. - R.N. Prasher
I remember reading article about the woman in that Oakland neighborhood who lost all her children to violence. I wondered why'd she keep living there after the first one was killed. Didn't she care about the others?Today, I zoomed out and wondered why I'm still in America. - Darnell Lamont Walker
The mystery was gone but the amazement was just starting. - Andy Warhol
One day, I decided I was going to write books forever. - Carla H. Krueger
With Truth, Reason, and Morality off the board, we then capture their last Rook —that prissy little virtue, Temperance— for she depends on those other three for her beauty and was thus left wholly undefended. - Geoffrey Wood
When a jar is broken, the space that was inside Merges into the space outside. In the same way, my mind has merged in God; To me, there appears no duality. Avadhuta Gita
We had no choice. Sadness was a dangerous as panthers and bears. the wilderness needs your whole attention. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
it’s that sense of powerlessness that destroyed my soul. i cannot be as good as i would like to be.nor as bad as i think i need to be.i think you have the same doubts that your goodness was not rewarded - Paulo Coelho
I could say it was the nights when I was lonelyand you were the only one who'd talk.I could tell you that I like your sensitivity,when you know it's the way that you walk. - Elvis Costello
When I was a little kid I had a very different meaning of life; simple like a cup of tea with sugar and a piece of cake, today the whole world doesn’t give me that life. - M.F. Moonzajer
Emile Zola was a poor student at his school at Aix. We are all so different largely because we all have different combinations of intelligences. If we recognize this, I think we will have at least a better chance of dealing appropriately with many problems that we face in the world.
I was just four when a hired teenage field hand attempted to molest me. Miraculously, I got away, and I told my dad. My father made three important choices that day: He listened to me, he believed me, and he took action. I was one of the fortunate ones--I had a childhood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
If I were you I'd put that away. See you're just wasted and thinking about the past again, darling you'll be okay. - Pierce the Veil
They sit there shouting "Don't do it." Someone told them revolution looked like the Cosby Show. A slight tug with a good lesson. Revolution is a tough struggle between what was and what needs to be. - Darnell Lamont Walker
If a book falls in the woods and nobody read it, was it ever written? - Neil Leckman
I lost all I had known and gained a life I was yet to know. - Nikki Rowe
Big changes could come quickly, and he wondered what else might happen to his heart while he wasn't paying attention. - C. J. Milbrandt, Meadowsweet
Ranger locked eyes with me. "Please," he said.Tank and Hal were goggle-eyed. They weren't used to "please." I wasn't used to it either. But I liked it. Okay," I said. "Be careful. He's insane. - Janet Evanovich
With no sense of smell, your memories dropped like pennies out of a ripped pocket, until the past was ashes and your parents were blanks: nothing more than the holes in Swiss cheese. - Ilsa Bick
'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale; 'Twas Christmas told the merriest tale; A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poorest man's heart thru half the year. - Sir Walter Scott
I’d learned early on that the best way to accomplish anything was to grit your teeth and fight your way through it with the best grace you could muster… - Kristina Douglas
It was electric and we couldn't deny it anymore, even when our words spoke different the energy we drew from each-other spoke too loud, it was almost impossible to ignore. - Nikki Rowe
She always had that about her, the sparkle in her eye, she was unshakeable and what made her so admirable was; her ability to shine bright when no one knew of her pain. - Nikki Rowe
It was the end for something. It was the beginning for another. But in reality it just fell in the middle. In that confusing moment of time between my birth and my death. - Hubert Martin
Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing... - Elizabeth Gilbert
Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont. - Clarence Darrow
Describing Robert Bunsen:As an investigator he was great, as a teacher he was greater, as a man and friend he was greatest. - Henry Enfield Roscoe
if it was time that made me lost what we were, then i hate time... - Maira Zafred Marinho Mesel
Peter must have thought, "Who am I compared to Mr. Faithfulness (John)?" But Jesus clarified the issue. John was responsible for John. Peter was responsible for Peter. And each had only one command to heed: "Follow Me." (John 21:20-22) - Charles R. Swindoll
A mother is an irreplaceable gift that God has given every mankind. Your (a child's) duty is to honour, adore, respect and serve her. Your blessings are tied in how honour she felt. - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
I had to piece together a diet for her, too. I knew which combinations of which foods on which days would rehang everything that was draped so delicately beneath her skin. In a matter of months, the body under the smock was organized anew, redistributed - Gary Lutz
This is home, it's the only place I want to be, but at the same time everything familiar feels strange. It's the same as it ever was except without the people who most belong here. - Jael McHenry
The voice sank through luce's skin and straight into her heart. Daniel's voice. He was calling to her. He wanted her. Needed her. Luce moved towards the sound - Lauren Kate
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, "I don't know." - Mark Twain
When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, "Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?" - Quentin Crisp
I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts. - Angelina Jolie
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours. - John F. Kennedy
If the way of wisdom was easy, anyone would have walked in. Wisdom is not a whore she is a shy mademoiselle so only those who strives wins her heart. - Rajesh Nanoo
Beauty and youth. What a dazzling combination. To bewilder and to sparkle. Days filled with sunshine. And men worshiping at her feet. Love was a game she played with wantonness and mischief.-Fabulous - Jofelyn Martinez Khapra
It’s Christmas, and no matter what historical usage you choose to assign to mass be it mission or Lord’s Supper, Christ’s Mass refers to WHY he came, not THAT he came. Christ’s mission was to be a sacrifice. - William Branks
And that was my homecoming. It was fine, I guess. Getting back feels like your first breath after nearly drowning. Even if it hurts, it's good. - Phil Klay
At the beginning Earth was a hell; then it became a heaven! Hell is the road leading to heaven! Chestnut tastes good after roasted! When the sand lives through hell, it becomes a beautiful glass! - Mehmet Murat ildan
George III was incapable of passing on a sense of mission to his son might a given some purpose to the crown prince's existence - Henrik Bering
yes, i have dated Salvador Dali guy when i was a high school girl. he was a great lover. but i had to dump him because he stole my inspiration of bent clock*~* .... who cares... - Hiroko Sakai
I head a bitterness that hadn't been there before. Something was changing inside him. He'd had enough of following the rules. - Alice Hoffman
There was Arctic John, a businessman from Salisbury who doesn’t hold water, Bruce Knott, a social worker from Cumberland who spends his lunch hour picking his bum, and Judith Glycerine, the reformation pig. - St John Morris
And then she'll know the things I learnedThat really have no value in the end she will surely knowI wasn't born to follow - The Byrds
Osborn was a founding partner of the advertising agency Batten, Barton, Durstine, and Osborn (BBDO), but it was as an author that he really made his mark, beginning with the day in 1938 that a magazine editor invited him to lunch and asked what his hobby was. Imagination, replied Osborn. - Susan Cain
In a perverse way, I was glad for the stitches, glad it would show, that there would be scars. What was the point in just being hurt on the inside? It should bloody well show. - Janet Fitch
The opportunity cost of an unlived dream is not only that dream, but also the dreams the dream was meant to inspire. - Ryan Lilly
When I was younger I wanted to be a caricaturist. In the end, I’ve become a caricature. - Karl Lagerfeld
In the midst of the vagaries of life, they provide us a trip to the land of goodness and fairies, of imaginations and possibilities.A childhood that wasn't spent watching cartoons or reading comic strips, no wonder, seems too dull to imagine. - Sanhita Baruah
There was a footpath leading across fields to New Southgate, and I used to go there alone to watch the sunset and contemplate suicide. I did not, however, commit suicide, because I wished to know more of mathematics. - Bertrand Russell
You can believe whatever you will, as long as you realize: it was your decision! - Akiroq Brost
Part of her revolted against the insanity of the rules. Part of her was grateful. In a world of chaos, any guidelines helped. And she knew that each day she remained alive, she remained alive. One plus one plus one. The Devil's arithmetic... - Jane Yolen
Do not waste your life over working. - Lailah Gifty Akita
All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog. - Charles M. Schulz
Some type of men I call a waste of make up. - Ilana Mack
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath. - Eve Glicksman
Even when one sleeps one is not wasting one's time. - Marty Rubin
I wonder if my first breath was as soul-stirring to my mother as her last breath was to me. From 14 Days: A Mother, A Daughter, A Two-Week Goodbye - Lisa Goich
In a world where very few people care if you live or die, there is a light that shines in the distance. It has a name that they call hope and it carries with it people that never stop caring. They learned long ago that extending mercy was not a choice, but a place where God lives. - Shannon L. Alder
No one ever thinks about the guy who was raised by the guy who was raised by wolves. - Demetri Martin
I was emotionally scarred we could not get it away - Corinne Bailey Rae
This corner of history was as real as the tiled floor under our feet or the wooden tabletop under our fingers. The people to whom it had happened had actually lived and breathed and felt and thought and then died, as we did - as we would. - Elizabeth Kostova
remembered, love itself get expiredjust like yesterday and today fade away,the onlymedicine you need is renew it every minute with different Feelings. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
It is the blight man was born for. It is Margaret you mourn for. - Gerard Manley Hopkins
Y'know, when I first started listening to punk rock music, I used to get my fucking ass kicked for it! I was known as a fucking freak! But now I'm amongst many many many freaks here with me tonight! - Billie Joe Armstrong,Stay The Night, Reading Festival 2013 - Green Day
Life after love was possible. I was proof. Loss taught you about yourself, burrowed in the dark parts of your soul and ate you from the inside out. - Hailey Edwards
Life is like a pencil, it can either be wasted; or, be used to create something beautiful. - Juan F. Cisneros Cisneros
Worrying about things you can't control is a waste both on the baseball field and in life. - Tom Swyers
There it was, hidden in alphabetical order. - Rita Holt
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
The church I had loved so much was not a good place for me to hear the sound of my own voice. There was room for my talent but no room for my voice. The preacher’s voice was too loud. Teachings rooted in fear and condemnation were too loud. I had to get in a space where I could hear. - Suzette Hinton
I was wedded to all the stars of the sky.There was not a single star left, and I married every one of them with great spiritual pleasure. Then I married the moon. - Ibn Arabi
I wanted to figure out why I was so busy, but I couldn't find the time to do it. - Todd Stocker
I blinked at her, suddenly loathing her to the depths of my soul. Not only was she probably rather evil, and definitely thoroughly unpleasant, but she also didn't read. - Nicole Peeler
Okay, I said. As long as I've got you here, we're going to use and appreciate this present moment. Because I wish, and I've wished a thousand times since you went, that we'd known it was the present, and that we were living in it. - Ali Smith
Once I pulled a job, I was so stupid. I picked a guy's pocket on an airplane and made a run for it. - Rodney Dangerfield
In spite of photographs taken in beer halls or nightclubs showing her cuddling up to some strapping, smirking youth, it seems that the romantic cliché was true: when she met Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun met her destiny - Angela Lambert
‎"We shouldn't wait to be happy until we reach some future point, only to discover that happiness was already available--all the time! - Dieter F. Uchtdorf
An enlightened thinker does not waste his precious time thinking about what others think of what he thinks. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Hatred seems to work on the same glands as love: it even produces the same actions. If we had not been taught how to interpret the story of the Passion, would we have been able to say from their actions alone whether it was the jealous Judas or the cowardly Peter who loved Christ? - Graham Greene
Yes - it was happiness she still wanted, and the glimpse she had caught of it made everything else of no account. One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities , and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation. "The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. - Mark Twain
Before Elvis, there was nothing. - John Lennon
It was not in me It came and wentI wanted to hold it It was held by wine(I no longer know what it was) - Rainer Maria Rilke
And watch two men washing clothes,one makes dry clothes wet. The other makes wet clothes dry. they seem to be thwarting each other, but their work is a perfect harmony.Every holy person seems to have a different doctrine and practice, but there's really only one work. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated. - Ernest Hemingway
Don't wish it was easier wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom - Jim Rohn
I was out of salt so I threw pepper over my left shoulder for luck and the poor guy behind me almost sneezed himself to death. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The human worker will go the way of the horse. - Wassily Leontief
What is a life?" Scapegrace continued. "Is life merely living? Is it having a heartbeat? Or is life the effect you have on others? Is it the effect you have on the world around you? If so, what have I done with mine? How have I wasted it? - Derek Landy
At the W.M. Keck Observatory on the very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea, there was no routine monitoring of mental functioning, blood oxygen levels, blood pressure or heart rate of workers. - Steven Magee
He had let me know time after time that he was a thinking man, a man of intellect and wit. Yet one unintended hungry look into my eyes and he betrayed each of his words he had carefully spoken to me. I knew it in that instant. He was a viscerally driven man. And one day, he would possess me. - Coco J. Ginger
God does not exist everywhere. Not in the temple, not in the mosque, not in the church and not everywhere. GOD was just there in your heart, in your mind. - Handi Priyono
The blues was bleeding the same blood as me. - B.B. King
Strength was not how fiercely one punched, but instead, how one would summon the courage to take a blow for someone else. - J.F.Johns
I am a 21st century person who was accidentally launched in the 20th. I have a deep nostalgia for the future - FM-2030
But I'd be in big trouble if Karma was going to finally be my judge. I'd be in deep shit. It doesn't excuse my mistakes, but I'm holding out for Grace. I'm holding out that Jesus took my sins onto the Cross, because I know who I am, and I hope I don't have to depend on my own religiosity. - Michka Assayas
Social ascendency, innocently disguised as high fashion, good taste or prestigious expenditure, was the same the world over. - John Keay
Today I tried to pick up something I was standing on. It didn't work out well. - Peter James West
I was told that Ganesha sat between Lakshmi and Saraswati. My quest to attain the blessings of both goddesses explains my physique. - Ashwin Sanghi
Just being a Christian doesn't mean you're better than anyone. Ever notice how Jesus was a servant instead of a master? - Jacob Bowen
Why was I born with such contemporaries? - Oscar Wilde
Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day. - Mickey Rooney
Why waste your strength envying and hating instead of loving? - Lailah Gifty Akita
My only regrets are the moments when i doubted myself and took the safe route. Life is too short to waste time being unhappy. - Dan Howell
Art was the first casualty of the Socialist and Communist revolutions of the 20th Century. Socialists killed the independent thinkers first. - A.E. Samaan
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it. - Mark Twain
And it did me no good to recall particular conversations (if indeed these were particular conversations I was remembering so vividly, rather than inventions of my uneasy brain). Remembering clarified nothing. - Emma Donoghue
as a childi supposei was not quitenormal.my happiest times werewheni was left alone inthe house on asaturday. - Charles Bukowski
There were so many different versions of him. It was countless versions of a song, and they were all original, and they were all true, and they were all right. It should have been impossible. Was I supposed to love them all? - Maggie Stiefvater
This was the perfect day of his childhood. This the day to shape the days upon. - Cormac McCarthy
Would you want to do business with a person who was 99% honest? - Sidney Madwed
The last image I registered was Ethan and my hand linked, bound and unbreakable. - Erica Sehyun Song
Midnight sail and moonlight. I remember sunset, and gentle breeze. Leaving the city lights behind, and gazing at the moon. Mountains of clouds. Waves slapping our boat. It was easy to forget that love has no direction, or need for compass. Let it guide you to its destination. ~ , 2016 - Fidelis O Mkparu
Even as a waste disposal site, the world is finite. - William R. Catton Jr
My body was jerking and shaking, and I remembered John when he was in the Tunnels with Lena. The weird jerking and twitching he seemed unable to control.Was this what it felt like to be in the grip of Abraham Ravenwood? - Kami Garcia
I started to be really proud of the fact I was gay even though I wasn't - Kurt Cobain
Curiosity was a form of lust, a wandering cupidity of the eye and the mind.
For Orpheus' lute was strung with poets' sinews, Whose golden touch could soften steel and stones, Make tigers tame, and huge leviathans Forsake unsounded deeps to dance on sands. - William Shakespeare
He(Prophet Muhammad) laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - B. Margoliouth
A lie that could help someone focus on his life was better than a hundred simple truths. - Faraaz Kazi
People never forget two things, their first love and the money they wasted watching a bad movie. - Amit Kalantri
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone. - Robin Williams
I couldn't be better at ANYTHING until I got to know who I was. That is the beauty of answering the question, 'Who am I? - Divine K. Kpe, Educator, Social Entrepreneur, Corporate Writer, Speaker
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
England was a cold, backward, rebellious little kingdom. It's king: Henry the Eighth, remembered principally for his six wives and the chicken legs clutched in his fat fists. - Kage Baker
Whomever you truly are... honor that person. No dream was ever realized by disappearing into the shadows of self-deceit and doubt. - Jaeda DeWalt
Positive thinking without any thought is wasted ... - Stephen Richards
When I view all beings not as special creations, but as the lineal descendants of some few beings which lived long before the first bed of the Cambrian system was deposited, they seem to me to become ennobled. - Charles Darwin
When I was a child, I read books. My reading was not indiscriminate. I preferred books that were old and thick and hard. I made vocabulary lists. - Marilynne Robinson
And Mrs. Fox said to her children, 'I should like you to know that if it wasn't for your father we should all be dead by now. Your father is a fantastic fox.'Mr. Fox looked at his wife and she smiled. He loved her more than ever when she said things like that. - Roald Dahl
The city was a machine of its own, continuously producing. We were constantly pumped out through its assembly line, in different forms or models. We came hardwired with different stories, dark secrets, vices, and defects. Over time, we fail and come to find our end, but the city continues onwards. - Cristina Martín
I consider myself a green party supporter...because green represents my favorite color other than clear. And I met a guy who was running for the green party this one time, and he seemed like he had a great head on his shoulders for a homeless guy. - Vernon D. Burns
Timeless principles never age, and truth is as young as the day it was spoken into existence. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I never saw it coming; I never thought you’d leave, but baby what you gave me was the courage to find me. - Lorii Myers
told me I wasn't enough. it's funny how your weakness was blamed on how strong I am - -Shergill
The moment her hymen was plucked from her body in the wilderness, Her soul was taken from sanity. - Roman Payne
It was strange even after suffering from fate, a person in love would choose the same fate over his life. - Faraaz Kazi
I'm very much aware in the writing of dialogue, or even in the narrative too, of a rhythm. There has to be a rhythm with it Interviewers have said, you like jazz, don’t you? Because we can hear it in your writing. And I thought that was a compliment. - Elmore Leonard
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
Compassion and kindness it turned out, was good for your health. - James R Doty
What a day! She had gotten fired, sat in God-knows-what, got rained on, got caught in a traffic jam, been rejected three times, and, as if that weren't enough sponged on by a mooch of an alien knight who claimed he was protecting her from household appliances.Knight of a Trillion stars - Dara Joy
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are. - Tom Hanks
Whoever it was who searched the heavens with a telescope and found no God would not have found the human mind if he had searched the brain with a microscope. - George Santayana
He was a burning and a shining light. - Bible
Suddenly I felt that determination well up, which had helped me to accomplish things in the past, even when I was only six years old. - Gisela Hausmann "Naked Determination 41 Stories About Overcoming Fear"
This kiss was better than any climb or bungee jump or zip line. Better than any other kiss. Damn him. - Robin Bielman
I never thought I was a bad person. I just thought I was the one good person living in a world of bad people. - Dean Ambrose
A man should not be judged by his fame, power, or money, but rather by how much love he gives to others. - Sandranil Biswas
The sky is so blue,I wish your day is bubble with happiness and sun shining in everything you do. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Yes, I was a badass all right. And I no longer felt like I needed someone, but instead WANTED someone to share this newfound badassery with. I deserved the best. Anything else wouldn't do. - Becky Ruhter
She was one of those people who are irrevocably, incurably honest and therefore both inflexible and vulnerable at the same time. - Azar Nafisi
you have to be the prude or the slut, and if you pick one, other people hate you for it, and you can’t trust anyone anymore, because they’re all after the same thing, and you see that you can never go back to how was before… - Ned Vizzini
I could only defend myself so much. It was my word against his. There was no evidence, nor was there any proof. My word meant very little. - Brenda Perlin
Sticking to one person for a lifetime is not a waste of time or lack of better ones, it means you've found your place of eternity. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I said 'I was imagining you as a little boy, and as a teenager, and as an old man.'He said: 'I was looking at you and thinking how young you look, and how old at the same time. - Gwendoline Riley
What am I supposed to do when the best part of me was always you?And what am I supposed to say when I'm all choked up and you're OK?I'm falling to pieces - The Script
So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. - Janet Frame
According to the science writer Philip Ball, when it was pointed out to musicologist Deryck Cookethat Slavic and much Spanish music use minor keys for happy music, he claimed that their liveswere so hard that they didn’t really know what happiness was anyway. - David Byrne
I was in the supermarket the other day, and I met a lady in the aisle where they keep the generic brands. Her name was 'woman. - Steven Wright
Character is power. - Booker T. Washington
Seemingly suicidal, it's not. I never wanted to live. I wanted to be happy. Living was always accidental. - Darnell Lamont Walker
...And eventually, he (Charles Manson) testified to an empty court, as Bugliosi had convinced the presiding judge Older, that Manson's hypnotic powers might convince the jury he was innocent. - Nikolas Schreck
She was discovering once again that reading and writing were not the same-you couldn't just soak it up then squeeze it out again. - David Nicholls
When I was your age...I wish I'd known that I already had everything I needed within myself to be happy, instead of looking for happiness at beauty counters. - Ilene Beckerman
Jesus was not the man he was as a result of making Jesus Christ his personal savior. - Alan W. Watts
Insecurity was never humility; just as arrogance was never success. - Shannon L. Alder
The heart was made to be broken. - Oscar Wilde
Was I asleep? Had I slept? - Samuel Beckett
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples. - George Burns
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. - George Washington
I wish, when I was first born, the first thing I said was "Quote" so the last thing I said before I died would be "Unquote. - Steven Wright
With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plea; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. - William Lloyd Garrison
Everywhere I read, I see a rush for love, if it comes knocking and your not ready you'll miss it; bla bla fucking bla... If love is, LOVE it wouldn't miss me and if it did, it wasn't worth my time to begin with. Never should the most important emotion of our journey be rushed. - Nikki Rowe
His smile was the nightmare in my back pocket.(Speaking about Ronald Reagan) - William Gibson
Immer wieder behauptete Unwahrheiten werden nicht zu Wahrheiten, sondern, was schlimmer ist, zu Gewohnheiten. - Oliver Hassencamp
You bothered yourself and changed the season. I was left behind with your awful sounds. - Cat Alonso
His view of the world was simple: there were the able and there were the incompetent; he was not concerned with the latter. - Ayn Rand
The emptiness, the way his heels rang on the asphalt,was satisfying, emphasised his aloneness. A man alone, alone late at night with no one to say he should be home in bed. - Dan Davin
[Stieg] was describing Sweden the way it was and the way he saw the country: the scandals, the oppression of women, the friends he cherished and wished to honor. - Eva Gabrielsson
If I had said that I didn’t want to know if Christianity was true, David would not have pursued our conversations any further. He had long before realized that people who want to avoid the truth usually succeeded. - Nabeel Qureshi
Religion is a good time pass, better than philosophy, and a million times better than love; love is a wastage of an era. - Aporva Kala
He lifted his shirt, and on his back was the White Rabbit, wearing his waistcoat and looking at his watch. It was just like the illustration from the book. Only standing next to him, back-to-back, was another White Rabbit wearing a leather motercycle jacket and boots and smoking a cigar. - Michael Thomas Ford
The last we heard of him was a picture postcard from Mazatlan, on the Pacific coast of Mexico, containing a message of two words: "Hello - Goodbye!" and no address. - Tennessee Williams
She was waiting, but she didn't know for what. She was aware only of her solitude, and of the penetrating cold, and of a greater weight in the region of her heart. - Albert Camus
I was only 44, which is childhood philosophy. - Will Durant
When I finally let someone into my narrow bed, the first thing I told her was what I could not do. I said, "I can't fix it, girl. I can't fix anything. If you don't as me to fix it, you can ask anything else. If you can say what you need, I'll try to give it to you. - Dorothy Allison
We only get one life. Wasting someone’s time is the subtlest form of murder. - Lindy West
But he couldn’t risk taking the helmet off. It was the only thing saving him from the firing squad. He was no longer able to keep his thoughts silent. No longer able to squash his misgivings about what he had done. - TC Avey
She gave life a meaning. She was art, dressed like a painters pallet, bright and unaware of how goddam beautiful she could be turned into; with the right touch, her smile was the brush and her story was the canvas. - Nikki Rowe
Minister: As I was saying, Alex, you can be instrumental in changing the public verdict. Do you understand, Alex? Have I made myself clear?Alex: As an unmuddied lake, Fred. As clear as an azure sky of deepest summer. You can rely on me, Fred. - Anthony Burgess
There was so much about our past that I still didn't understand, and I wasn't one to tell the future. I could only tell the way the world worked. History was a tangled thing, people were resilient, and the one constant law of the world was that it would heal. - Yovanoff, Brenna
Horror can damage your brain" - HAHAHAHA the best joke ever heard (It was said by GreenHollyWood". I really don't believe in that in case I use them to relax! - Deyth Banger
Her existence alone was excuse enough to justify the creation of the entire world. - Stephenie Meyer
And do I still have that look?" he asked."Yes just there," she kissed his eye. "The desire to love me is still there. If you look closely you can see mine for you, my tears never washed it away. - Racquel McDonnell
Life will always have a different plan for you. If you don’t give up, you will eventually get to your destination. But towards the end of your life, you may look back and realize that it was never really about the destination; it was the journey that counted. - King Samuel Benson
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and there discovered was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. - Oprah Winfrey
They never understood what Harry Potter was about. Or maybe they didn't want to understand. - Asmara W.M
I didn't born to sit in the corner to cry on my luck , i was born to make the impossible possible..لم أولد لأجلس في الزاوية وأبكي على حظي ، لقد ولدت لأجعل من المستحيل ممكنا - Hicham LM Kamelionaire
Snub end of a dismal year, deep in the dwarf orchard, The sky with its undercoat of blackwash and point stars,I stand in the dark and answer toMy life, this shirt I want to take off,which is on fire . . . - Charles Wright
The best game ever played was in Monday 3/21/2016, 2 games were played for 40 minutes class sport and in both I win and I and my friend we were going on the 3 game, but unfortunately we didn't finished it. But from here it can be see that I'm the winner! - Deyth Banger
English was good enough for Jesus Christ and it's good enough for the children of Texas.
There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. His desire to engineer society was pervasive. Racism alone cannot explain what happened in The Holocaust without also addressing Hitler's statist policies. - A.E. Samaan
I let go of all that I had thought was wounded, for there is no ego to wound, no ego to hold on with; there is only love & freedom to love. - Jay Woodman
The happiest moment i've ever felt was that moment when i discovered my ability to create. - Dr. Hazem Ali
Mary wasn't brilliant.She was a good woman who let her emotions guide her politics. She just couldn't help being for anybody who was agin something. - Murray Morgan
She was lovely with eyes that captivated your heart, a smile that drew your mind, and a presence that captured your soul. She was everything you wanted in a girl, and so much more. - Victoria Sophia A.B.
They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men. - Clare Booth Luce
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer. - Henry David Thoreau
Even if I die you keep living okay? Live to see the end of this world, and to see why it was born. Live to see why a weak girl like me ended up here... and the reason why you and I met. - Lachi
And all I could see would be stars. And stars are the places where the molecules that life is made of were constructed billions of years ago. For example, all the iron in your blood which stops you from being anemic was made in a star. - Mark Haddon
I wanted to stand on the kind of holy ground that wasn't curated by church professionals, where a burning bush could blaze forth in defiance of safety regulations and outside of regular office hours. - Sara Miles
Era un pintor tan viejo que se le habían quedado calvos los pinceles.(He was such an old painter that his brushes had gone bald.) - Ramón Gómez de la Serna
I used to walk down the street like I was a fucking star... I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be - and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth. - Lady Gaga
Those in the West who have adopted Christ as their own should remember that he was an Oriental. Love and sympathy for Jesus should be expanded into love and sympathy for all Orientals, and for all the world. - Paramahansa Yogananda
Since I was young, I have always known this: Life damages us, every one. We can’t escape that damage. But now, I am also learning this: We can be mended. We mend each other - Veronica Roth
Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children. - Walt Disney Company
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot. - Bill Gates
My whole thing was, if I can put in 5 percent of the effort of somebody getting an A, and I can get a C minus, that’s amazing, he explains. It’s certainly good enough, right? [Then] I can take the other 95 percent of the time and invest it in something I really care about. - David Heinemeier Hansson
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
You need to learn to see and compose. The more time you waste worrying about your equipment the less time you'll have to put into creating great images. Worry about your images, not your equipment. - Ken Rockwell
He was a black hole to anyone who might imagine that he or she was a friend of his. - Kurt Vonnegut Jr
If you love something, set it free.If it comes back to you, It is yours.If it doesn't,It never was. - Anonymous
I was never afraid of failure; for I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest. - John Keats
Segmentation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people. - Coretta Scott King
She was drawn to the wild warriors, they had to have a little gypsy in their veins. - Nikki Rowe
Sometimes, I miss so much the person that I was before the world tore me up in so many places. If only "they" could have just let me stay that way. - C. JoyBell C.
She liked books more than anything else, and was, in fact, always inventing stories of beautiful things and telling them to herself. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
What you see is what you get. The island is imaginative enough. Creativity don’t need to be wasted on naming things. - Doug Cooper
You've got nothing that lasts, you know. That's not the first town that ever stood there. There was one before that, and one before that, and one before that one, on back for 900 years. But this tree has stood here all along. What do you make of that, boy? - Natalie Babbitt
I was starting to hate my sixteenth birthday. A poufy white dress and a cake with roses made out of pink icing and awkward dancing with boys in awkward suits was starting to sound like a great alternative. Seriously. Sign my up, I wouldn't even complain. - Alyxandria Harvey
He was thirteen that year, the age when children splinter off and abandon the old loves. - Mark Costello
For some reason I was reluctant to ask anybody what had happened. I hate being the person who always doesn't know what's going on and has to ask somebody; it always seems like everybody else knows what's going on. This is a clear low-status marker, and I resisted it. - David Foster Wallace
Saul's vitals were not human, but familiar:he never told me he was from another world:I never told him I was from his future. - Joe Haldeman
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin. - Lord Byron
That really was NOT fun, though. Well, the hitting-her-with-a-stick part, that was fun. But crashing into a concrete bear? NOT fun. - Rick Riordan
She was chaotic, she was shameless, she was beautiful.Bravo!, applauded the audience; the artist's masterpiece was so graceful. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
I was asked the other day in which era I would choose to live. As a historical novelist, it comes up sometimes. As a woman I'd have to say I'd like to live in the future - I want to see where these centuries of change are leading us. - Sara Sheridan
And whose fault was it that the boy swallowed down lies, when no one would feed him the truth? - Lois McMaster Bujold
I knew I was alone in a way that no earthling has ever been before. - Michael Collins
Honesty is a fine foundation from which to build upon; for if one was to really know what another thinks and how they feel…they would surely treat each other differently - Jeremy Aldana
For, like the wind, the sun, or the flowing river, like a soaring man-of-war or a beetle under a stone, like a spider at a web or a crab scuttling sideways across a shore, Nimrod was free. - Andrea Levy
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington
Years ago my mother said to me, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' For years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. - Mary Chase
She was beautiful, but her youth, the very awkwardness of her age, prevented her from flaunting it. - Richard J. O'Brien
Here lies one whose name was writ on water. - John Keats
Kurt pick his way around testing for heat before taking each step and avoiding places where the ash was heaps up. - Nick Hastings
I should have looked into my own heart, and found this new growth springing up there, and plucked it out while it was young. - Wilkie Collins
Yesterday, I was clever, I wanted to be rich. Today, I am wise, I want to be happy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
As a teacher, his task was not to make policy but to follow the policy made by the Department. - Earl Lovelace
Talk about insanity. Being attracted to deVries was like a moth saying, "Hey, let's go check out that awesome bonfire". - Cherise Sinclair
Those who say truth is stranger than fiction have wasted their time on poorly written fiction. - Mark Twain
When I was a child I spake as a child. - Bible
The hard part wasn’t breaking up. The hard part is forcing myself to fall out of love with you. - Dominic Riccitello
Thus I draw from the absurd three consequences, which are myrevolt, my freedom, and my passion. By the mere activity ofconsciousness I transform into a rule of life what was an invitationto death—and I refuse suicide. - Albert Camus
I made the valuable discovery that practicing wasn't a matter of time at all. It was a matter of intensity. Five minutes spent working consciously and hard at the elimination of an error, was worth five hours just playing away ignoring errors as if they hadn't happened. - Leonard Wibberley
{Replying to G. H. Hardy's suggestion that the number of a taxi (1729) was 'dull', showing off his spontaneous mathematical genius}No, it is a very interesting number; it is the smallest number expressible as a sum of two cubes in two different ways, the two ways being 13 + 123 and 93 + 103. - Srinivasa Ramanujan
My heart aches for you! But don't despair! I am persuaded you will come about! Recollect what the poet says! I'm not sure which poet, but very likely it was Shakespeare, because it generally is, though why I can't imagine! - Georgette Heyer
What to say if I was wise and on your age I will take the chances and take Reddit Collection #1 and #2... But if you are hungry... go and buy one sandwich! - Deyth Banger
It was a momentary laughter, in which our souls united. But I think there comes a point in love, a unique moment which later on the soul seeks in vain to surpass, and that the effort to revive such happiness depletes it; that nothing thwarts happiness so much as the memory of happiness. - André Gide
She was a tragic beauty. Sadness had left its fingerprints all over her face. - John Mark Green
Everything was brighter and more colorful in those years, as if my youth was ending in an explosion of unreal passion. Memories like these make my life sacred and holy. - Roman Payne
One of my greatest failures: I was trying to cut a piece of moment so that I could erase it.One of my greatest achievements:I have learnt to ignore my futureless past. - Munia Khan
He wanted to be so many people all at the same time. He feared to be a nobody.Only years later did he realize that all he knew was what he didn't want to be - a disappointment. - Sanhita Baruah
It [discovering Finnish] was like discovering a wine-cellar filled with bottles of amazing wine of a kind and flavour never tasted before. It quite intoxicated me. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Did you know I dream about your hair? I use to say it was the color of the sun at sunset, but I'm wrong. It's brighter than the sun, just as you are. - Julia Quinn
I wanted to be a politician and a movie star. But I was born a writer. If you're born that, you can't change it. You're going to do it whether you want to or not. - Gore Vidal
There was a long hard time when I kept far from me, the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth. But, since my duty has not been incompatible with the admission of that remembrance, I have given it a place in my heart. - Charles Dickens
In the online math class, there was almost no meaningful student/teacher or student/student interaction. To equate this type of online learning with a real-world classroom experience is a major stretch. - Ian Lamont
A temple was worth a dozen barracks; a militia man carrying a gun could control a small unarmed crowd only for as long as he was present; however, a single priest could put a policeman inside the head of every one of their flock, for ever. - Iain M. Banks
I am reminded of that irregular preacher at home who was accused of wandering from his subject. He replied that, whether he stuck to his subject or not, he thanked God that he stuck to his object, which was to bring men to Christ. I hope I shall never lose sight of that. - Geraldine Taylor
You can lead and motivate people without a certificate or title, what you need to do is to tell people a compelling secret that was only known to you. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When I was in my twenties and broke, I'd buy books before food. A meal will sustain you for a few hours, a good book will sustain you for life. - Gabrielle Zevin
Grief is beautiful?' She thought it was the most dreadful feeling possible. At best she viewed the world through a haze, and at worst everything looked black.'It means you've loved another with all your heart,' Luka said. 'What's the use of being alive if you've never loved like that, not even once? - Belinda Alexandra
I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
Solara: I didn't think you'd ever give up the book, I thought it was too important to youEli: It was, I was carrying and reading it everyday, got so caught up in protecting it, I forgot to live by what I'd learnt from itSolara: And what's that?Eli: To do more for others than you do for yourself - Book of Eli Movie
Of all the queer sources of romance, ours lay in the discovery that each was an addict of Boswell's Life of Johnson. H.E.G. had a first edition of the Journey to the Hebrides, which I coveted mightily. Why not acquire the book honorably, marry the man, and have it around the house? - Beatrice Fairfax
The silences weren’t awkward. For me at least. Because I was there in the moment with him. - Dominic Riccitello
Richard Papen: As it happened, I knew Gartrell. He was a bad painter and a vicious gossip, with a vocabulary composed almost entirely of obscenities, gutteral verbs, and the world "postmodernist. - Donna Tartt
Memories were fine but you couldn't touch them, smell them or hold them. They were never exactly as the moment was, and they faded with time. - Cecelia Ahern
Bush spoke of another principle, that a just war must "support a just cause." In the Persian Gulf, he said, "our cause could not be more noble." What nation has ever said its war was not noble? - Colman McCarthy
I looked always outside of myself to see what I could make the world give me instead of looking within myself to see what was there. - Belle Livingstone
I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. Now, if I only knew which half. - John Wanamaker
My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers. - Woody Allen
From what I could see, men or women, children or adults, young or aged, rich or poor, war was making everyone equal. - Alephonsion Deng
The woman I was yesterday, introduced me to the woman I am today; which makes me very excited about meeting the woman I will become tomorrow. - Poetic Evolution
I used to think there was a secret when it came to success, until I read a shit load of books and posts and realized the secret is the millionaires are getting rich off idiots like me who believe there truly is a secret. - James Jean-Pierre
The earth makes a sound as of sighs and the last drops fall from the emptied cloudless sky. A small boy, stretching out his hands and looking up at the blue sky, asked his mother how such a thing was possible. Fuck off, she said. - Samuel Beckett
...I did what most kids do when their world feels destroyed. I tried to care less about what remained...This was untrue, of course. - Adam Haslett
It is humiliating to have to confess that this conceit of Peter was one of his most fascinating qualities. To put it with brutal frankness, there never was a cockier boy. - J.M.Barrie
EMANCIPATION, n. A bondman's change from the tyranny of another to the despotism of himself. He was a slave: at word he went and came; His iron collar cut him to the bone. Then Liberty erased his owner's name, Tightened the rivets and inscribed his own. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
Public education was not founded to give society what it wants. Quite the opposite. - May Sarton
What are you wrapped up in?' Roan whispered. Her anger and frustration had shifted to a sympathy that grated Vhalla.'I'm simply learning where I'm meant to be.' It was the only response because it was the truth. - Elise Kova
Man was not meant for safe harbor. - Aeschlyus
So, yes, I lied, And, believe me, I am so sorry. But I was so in love with you and I didn't know what to do about it and I didn't want to give you any reason not fall in love with me back - Jessica Love
She was an experimental child but compassionate with it. - Joe Cawley
Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons. - Will Cuppy
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
It was the first time I was ever in love, and I learned a lot. Before that I'd never even thought about killing myself. - Steven Wright
But it was not the poor who ate the zoo animals in Paris. - Ceridwen Dovey
I used to take my morning tea at her kiosk and I took an interest in what she was doing. I later learnt she was taking care of her grandchildren. Sadly, she was taken ill and had to close her nylon-walled smoky shack. But all the wit and cunning of the character came from her. - Stanley Gazemba
Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
If the path set before her feet was to be narrow she knew that flowers of quiet happiness would bloom along it. The joy of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright of fancy or her ideal world of dreams. - L. M. Montgomery
It was love. It was lust. It was just between us. The passion, the desire, the fire. The way we held on in so little time and his eyes when he saw me for the first time. - Dominic Riccitello
[death]...the abyss from where no traveler is permitted to return - George Washington
With imagination, you can put something where nothing was. - Richard Ford
Radio was theater of the mind. - Ronald Reagan
Her grandmother had once told her that one of life's best lessons was not being afraid to look foolish -- to just ask the question. - Melissa Senate
If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul. - Drew Barrymore
Forever?"Sam's lips smiled, but above his grin, his yellow eyes turned sad, as if he knew it was a lie."Longer. - Maggie Stiefvater
I was trying to help... The more I try to catch up, the farther I fall behind. - Veronica Rossi
I was desperate to discover what nothing felt like. It was the absence of something that attracted me. It was the start. Everything important originated with nothingness. - Augusten Burroughs
No truer word, save God's, was ever spoken,Than that the largest heart is soonest broken. - Walter Savage Landor
The more you condemn yourself for thinking or feeling a certain way, the more you feel stuck within your own body and mind.What if you went the other way and embraced it so totally that it was as if there was never any alternative experience to be reached for? What happens when the conflict ends? - Adam Oakley
Your future is brighter than your past was dark. - Toni Sorenson
Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Clarice Lispector
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? - Albert Einstein
If there ever was in the history of humanity an enemy who was truly universal, an enemy whose acts and moves trouble the entire world, threaten the entire world, attack the entire world in any way or another, that real and really universal enemy is precisely Yankee imperialism. - Fidel Castro
We are born under circumstances that would be favorable if we did not abandon them. It was nature's intention that there should be no need of great equipment for a good life: every individual can make himself happy. - Seneca
I was saying yes because when you're in love, the world is full of possibilities, and when you're in love, you want to take every single one of them. - Danny Wallace
When someone you loved finds no flattery in the gift you gave them then you must ask yourself, "What was worth loving? - Shannon L. Alder
To complain that I could only be married once was like complaining that I had only been born once. - G.K. Chesterton
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it. - Salman Rushdie
I was not always a Muslim, but once I was led into the absorption of prayer and the mysteries of the Qur’an, something troubled in me became still. - Camilla Gibb
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope and that was him. - Yuvika Mathur
If love was a choice, who would ever choose such exquisite pain? - Margaret Landon
Music is the language of the universe. Music was there even before the concept of life. Music is one of the most powerful catalysts of evolution. - Debasish Mridha
Any flights would be taken business class, since Roger thought that the whole point of having money, if it had to be summed up in a single point, which it couldn't, but if you had to, the whole point of having a bit of money was not to have to fly scum class. - John Lanchester
Forgive your past because it the vehicle through your process and from this point forward your life is made of 100% future; Caterpillars always look up despite having no wings... and butterflies don't waste time crying over the legs they lost or dwelling on on the ground. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Wow, a world without darkness. How beautiful was that? - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
He preferred to give in the light,because whenit was dark, he was afraid his giving would go unnoticed - Charmaine J Forde
Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can’t change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and the stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future what the past was not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Reality was once a dream that took flight. - Shannon L. Alder
When i thought i was learning to live I was learning to die - Lenardo De Vinchi
I wondered why I hadn't realized before that art was hard because you had to recreate not merely the scene but the way it soared into your soul and changed you. - Edeet Ravel
If life's journey was intended to be easy, we would have been given directions. However, since we have no road map, we must climb the highest mountain and forge the deepest streams with love in our souls, in the hope that our own journey will give us peace within... - Virginia Alison
A shaft of sunlight pierced the dark cluds and she looked up to see a silver lining. It was a sign, she thought. - Diane Grifith
They told me it was impossible so I tried and failed. Then I tried again and again until I made it possible. - Debasish Mridha
Fight for the only thing she knew was good enough, noble enough, powerful enough to be worth risking everything... Love. - Lauren Kate
We could love and not be suckers. We could dream and not be losers. It was such a beautiful time. Everything was possible because we didn't know anything yet. - Hilary Winston
Crying was an acceptable outlet, even if it made you feel raw and empty inside, it was still better than that build up of resentment that grew from not letting your emotions out.- My Bestfriend's Girl - - Dorothy Koomson
What we should have fought for was representation without taxation. - Sam Levenson
You can change the world all day, but at night it's back the way it was. - Marty Rubin
One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'. - Winston S. Churchill
She wasn't entirely sure how she felt, All she knew was that he entered her world And she felt more alive than she had before, secretly wishing he was feeling the same. - Nikki Rowe
I was brought up Christian, then I was agnostic and then I realized I was atheist... This movie [Agora] is about fundamentalism and hate. - Alejandro Amenábar
I searched for a deeper existence. What I found was myself. The next moment the journey towards self discovery began all over again. - Matthew Donnelly
My godfather sad that story was abut taking the chaotic jigsaw of life, making it into a picture and putting a frame around it so that we could look at it, have control over it. Story and art are the humanizing elements of us. - Emma Thompson
he was not her first love but he was her first true love. - wunny azman
However, he was happy. He felt he was conquering nature. He laughed aloud. He felt he was stronger than the elements. In this type of weather animals hid in their holes and did not come out. He was out, fighting the elements. He was a man, master of the world. - Jack London
You mortal! You time-poor! Don’t waste your scarce time to be patient! - Mehmet Murat ildan
one captain, seizing the line-knife from his broken prow, had dashed at the whale, as an Arkansas duelist at his foe, blindly seeking with a six-inch blade to reach the fathom-deep life of the whale. That captain was Ahab. - Herman Melville
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth? - Carl R. Rogers
One day you will just wake up and you will do not want to remember that it was real fact, what has happened before you fell asleep. - Pēteris Bitāns
The times are too difficult and the crisis too severe to indulge in schadenfreude. Looking at it in perspective, the fact that there would be a financial crisis was perfectly predictable: its general nature, if not its magnitude. Markets are always inefficient. - Noam Chomsky
But secretly I knew I had been transformed, moved by the revelation that human beings create art, that to be an artist was to see what others could not. - Patti Smith
Don't waste your time trying to understand why other people are happy with their choices; spend your time making sure you are happy with you own. - Robert J Braathe
She never got a chance to fall out of love, to do it properly, slowly and thoroughly, and the result was he was like a phantom limb. Gone but still there. And like a true phantom limb, the preponderance of feelings associated with him were painful. - Sarah Dunn
The attitude of the city on his action was of no importance to him, not because he was going to leave the city, but because any outside attitude on the situation seemed superficial. He was completely indifferent to popular opinion. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
People think about life in terms of changes, not levels. They can be changes from the status quo or changes from what was expected, but whatever form they take, it is changes that make us happy or miserable. - Richard H. Thaler
I decided that if I was never going to sell anything as long as I lived, I might as well do what I want to do 'cause then at least I would've done what I wanted to do in life. What's that worth? - Janet Fitch
To do something for someone or something you loved- England or Shakespeare or a dog or the Hodbins or history- wasn't a sacrifice at all. Even if it cost you your freedom, your life, your youth. - Connie Willis
Success comes to those who do not waste time looking and criticizing what others are doing but focusing on honest self-evaluation and what they have to do. - Amit Abraham
It only took a corny joke, but the smile I saw shone brighter than a glare, more profound than a star. And the best thing... it was so genuine. It was so her. I never thought I could fall more in love. - Hubert Martin
What was life like ?deprivation and abundance, side by side like a miracle. surrender to them both .Poverty and sunshine, poverty and jewels in the sky .Drought and the gushing Nile Disease and clean hearts, stories from neighbours and relationships . - Leila Aboulela
I know I won't live long. So I'm going to stand strong and not sit down in disbelief, hold my head up high and not waste my time wondering why my life has to be so rough and unfair. I'm going to strive and live everyday for the better until that day arrives. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Two great things happened to me. One was that I survived. The other was that I met you, because I knew why - Kamand Kojouri
Hate is a very strong, pure emotion to be wasted on people you don't care about. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
I hate you.'My sister said it different than she said it to my dad. She meant it with me. She really did.'I love you,' was all I could say in return. - Stephen Chbosky
He passed through her with his soul caressing hers goodbye. And in that final hour he was with her one last time. - Donna Lynn Hope
In the beginning the Poets and Philosophers taught the world to see. Then after that any form of education was no longer free. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Regrets are a waste of time and waste of time brings about regrets. It's the best ironic cycle after life and death! - Adhish Mazumder
Being Friends with you was great but now we will be lovers. - V.Kuotsu
He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself. - William Shakespeare
These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig. - Alfred Hitchcock
I was hated, you know. I made no secret of the fact that I was an atheist. People told me there are no atheists in fox holes. That's nonsense. [interview promoting Marching as to War (2002)] - Pierre Berton
Saturday 12 July 1823 [Halifax]Could not sleep last night. Dozing, hot & disturbed ... a violent longing for a female companion came over me. Never remember feeling it so painfully before ... It was absolute pain to me. - Anne Lister
Don't be afraid," I said, "We belong together."I was immediatly overcome by the truth of my own words. - Stephenie Meyer
I’ve been firmly grounded in reality since I was a child, and I’m still waiting for it to impress me. - Jessica Conoley
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written.
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. - Washington Irving
Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought? - Joan Didion
It’s not wasting time when you sit and look upon the roses, they remind you, every rose has a thorn! - F.J. Namini
Flying high in the dark sky, crazy and free, I was happy visiting the worlds and giving death or madness to the people. Either was liberation. - Lara Biyuts. Vampire Armastus
Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week, In a worthy moment of peace and bliss. - S. O' Sade
It was not Death, for I stood up,And all the Dead, lie down—It was not Night, for all the BellsPut out their Tongues, for Noon. - Emily Dickinson
She was gracious and yet fading, like an old statue in a garden, that symbolizes the weather through which it has endured, and is not so much the work of man as the work of wind and rain and the herd of the seasons, and though formed in men's image is a figure of doom. - Djuna Barnes
Apa yang menjadikan seorang dikatakan dewasa? Cara berfikir dalam menjalani hidup yang ketir. - Innasafa
When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them. - Rodney Dangerfield
Tongue and hand tied, I was equally cut off and trapped in my own silent dark tomb. - Jazz Feylynn
People say I was made for thisNothin' else would I trade for thisAnd just think I get paid for this... - Bobby Darin
every lord was a servant and every servant will be a lord. - Michael Bassey Johnson
She referred to "home," but it wasn't a place she referred to; it was Jamie, and Louie, and her sister, and even her brother, and the rest of the Europa show people. I guessed maybe that was the key--to figure out who your home was and find a way to keep them with you. - J. J. Howard
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. - Jonathan Swift
Even as a child, even as my blood-past was drained from me, I understood that if I were strong enough to accept it, I was being offered a second history. - Anne Michaels
The wealth of time we wastage, is worth much more than all the natural resources we have on the earth. - Sunday Adelaja
I was astonished at the effect my successful landing in France had on the nations of the world. To me, it was like a match lighting a bonfire.
I couldn't tell fact from fiction, Or if the dream was true My only sure prediction In this world was you. I'd touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost. - Maya Angelou
The trick with getting Windows 10 to work well on my 2011 Windows 7 laptop computer was to use a HDMI cable and plug it into a full High Definition (HD) 1920x1080 resolution computer monitor at 60Hz as the sole display. - Steven Magee
When we try to slow things down, it tries to run ahead of us. When we try to fast forward it, it holds us back. Einstein was probably right about it, time IS elastic. One pull at it and it will snap back onto you. - Saptarshi Majumder
Behind every successful innovation, was a presentation in a closed room - Aayush Jain
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.
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington
Do you love me, Rain?""More than I knew it was possible to love. All the stars will fall from the heavens before I ever stop. - C.L. Wilson
When he smiles like that, there's a single dimple. It was the thing that got me the very first time I saw him. - Jennifer Niven, All The Bright Places
That was not sex. That was naked poetry. - Hank Moody
I was confidentbut yearningis so unbearable. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
When a dreamer loses his lover, his dream profits. (Unless, of course, the lover was the dreamer's dream.) - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Sometimes when I am driving I get so angry at inconsiderate drivers that I want to scream at them. But then I remember how insignificant that is, and I thank God that I have a car and my health and gas. That was phrased wrong - normally you wouldn't say, thank God I have gas. - Ellen DeGeneres
Part of me was afraid that if I raised my fist to the sky and demanded an answer now, I would hear a thundering and calloused, 'Because I said so," from God in heaven. And I may not ever want to speak to Him again. - Sarah Thebarge
We lust after the material things in life, then in a blink of an eye; the life which was once given is taken; is there a point in stressing over the small stuff. - Epiphana Lewis
In state of deep depression, I stayed alone; my time was occupied with reading sacred books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I figured I wasn't supposed to be capable of that kind of thinking, and I felt like an alien. I feel that a lot, actually, in a lot of circumstances. Like I ought to be feeling something I don't. - Marina Keegan
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there. - Indira Gandhi
Plato had slaves...George Washington had slaves... So, do I feel intrinsically better than these two men? Of course I do! They're dead!
All the training was necessary for my personal development. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Insect life was so loud that when you parked the car and got out it sounded as if you had suddenly tuned into a radio frequency from another planet. - David Samuels
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson
Everything that is old was once new. - A.D. Posey
Preventive war was an invention of Hitler. I would not even listen to anyone seriously that came and talked about such a thing. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
the voice taunted, and threatened: "you are afraid, unhappy, dissatisfied, what if…."but I knew, this was not His language for motivating my heart,so I waited quietly to hear my Father's native tongue, "I love, I am satisfied, I trust, this is the way..." - and I moved. - Kate Mullane Robertson
She couldn't tell exactly where the words came from. What mattered was that they reached her. They arrived and kneeled next to her bed. - Markus Zusak
Those who have committed no faults want no pardon. We are only defending what we deem our indisputable rights. - George Washington
Though my appetite for food grew frail, my hunger for books was constant. - Diane Setterfield
Though it may be interesting to know how many hairs there are on the human head, or how the giant red spot on the surface of Jupiter was formed, the real truths we are interested in are those about ourselves. - Stephen Richards
He easily gathered her in his arms; Gramma was made up of skin and bones and hate and crazy - and hate and crazy don't weigh anything. - Barry Lyga
The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore. - W. Somerset Maugham
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell. - Harry S Truman
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. - Ian Fleming
When was the last time you kissed somebody new. If you can tackle that fear, you've nothing to fear. - Sarvesh Jain
...I was shocked and astonished when a daring little girl -- a cousin I think -- having waited under a group of trees in the avenue, where she knew [my grandfather] would pass near four o'clock on the way to his dinner, said to him, 'If I were you and you were a little girl, I would give you a doll. - W.B. Yeats
the flames are silent,Peace is violent,Tears are frozen’cause massacre was chosen.~~ 26/11– Mumbai terror attack memories - Ankita Singhal
Some part of me knew from the first that what I wanted was not reality but myth. - Stephen King
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
I was just sitting and just realised how much she loved meThe least I should have done was fight for her, for our winThis is a great mistake about love but I have learnt from itHeart break sucks but it eventually gives you much to eat - D WordSmith
Her heart longed for some ark into which it could fly and be at rest. Rough or smooth she did not care, so long as it was warm. - Thomas Hardy
There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream - whatever that dream might be. - Pearl Buck
An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. - Malcolm X
I staggered into a Manchester bar late one night on a tour and the waitress said "You look as if you need a Screaming Orgasm". At the time this was the last thing on my mind... - Terry Pratchett
...she knew, with all her heart that running away from the country’s top relationship coach was as good as saying, 'there’s no hope for me, ever'! - Diane Hall
Before her birth was she an idea? Before her birth was she dead? And after her birth she would die? What a thin slice of watermelon. - Clarice Lispector
The risk I took was calculated, but, man, am I bad at math! - Unknown
Havana, Cuba, in which city yellow fever had not failed to make its yearly appearance during the past one hundred and forty years... Havana was freed from yellow fever within ninety days. Dr. , 1902 - Walter Reed
The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon! - William Wordsworth
. . .everyone took an interest in the conversation, for each one was interested in what he or she said. - Anatole France
Zoe leaned closer to Ruth, nearly nose to nose. If they were made from better stuff, they would have pretended the fault was theirs. They would have made a moment of it--a pretty moment. - Michael Benzehabe
Aflame in black ecstasy, orders extinguished:after deathhow will I know my love was true,this sacrifice not an exercise in vanity? - Phan Ming Yen
Its hardness and solidity had been an odd kind of comfort. Do not wish for anything. Be and endure. The Old African had learned that enduring was power too, and just as he had been drawn to the boulder, so the slaves, after a while, were drawn to him. - Julius Lester
The you you are now is the same you I was in love with yesterday and the same you i'll be in love with tomorrow. - Gayle Foreman
Draw, Antonio; draw, Antonio; draw and don’t waste time. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
I was to learn later that in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization. - Petronius Arbiter
Oh, it was an artful place--it must make people who have money want to spend it madly! - Dodie Smith
There is something incredibly beautiful about a woman, who knows herself, she can't break, she just falls but in every fall she rises, past who she was before. - Nikki Rowe
I wanted to be good but I wasn't sure if I was prepared - Leila Aboulela
This man was no servant. She looked up at him in acute agitation and knew: this man was now her master. - V.S. Carnes
The Book of Life was created as a tool for humans to use to grow in wisdom, knowledge, and power. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
When I was a kid we had a sandbox. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child...eventually. - Steven Wright
The report card just told me, my teacher, my parents where my mind was at maybe 3 weeks before when they gave me a test. IT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH MY POTENTIAL. - Bob Proctor
She knew that it was better to have a dream and pay a price for it than to be lukewarm. - regarding St. Teresa of Avila - Mark Salzman
What matters most:"What he had yearned to embrace was not the flesh but a downy spirit, a spark, the impalpable angel that inhabits the flesh."Wind, Sand and Stars. - Richard Bach
A friend of mine told a story about a date with a guy she was really excited about: He stood her up. He then called her, begging her forgiveness and giving some excuse. She told him to get lost, telling him that he only gets one shot with her, and he blew it. - Greg Behrendt
There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains. the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch. - Bette Davis
His voice was a intimate as the rustle of sheets. - Dorothy Parker
He had the blue kite in his hands; that was the first thing I saw. And I can't lie now and say my eyes didn't scan it for any rips. - Khaled Hosseini
Who was it that hurt you, stole the light out of your eyes? Cut a hole in your heart and let the love drain dry? Who was so damn careless, to leave you with such scars? Where will you find healing? Right here, within my arms. - John Mark Green
[M]y grandmother...had always complained that our house didn't have a profile that was "significant enough. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to man that he should proclaim the Word of God through Music. - Martin Luther
Platypus? I thought it was pronounced platymapus. Has it always been pronounced platypus? - Jessica Simpson
O why was I born with a different face? Why was I not born like rest of my race?
We bear the world and we make it... There was never a great man who had not a great mother - it is hardly an exaggeration. - Olive Schreiner
Don't waste too much time trying' to be a better man, ' cause you ain't never gonna be one without a good woman. - Mark Roberts
You boys going to get somewhere, or just going?" We didn't understand his question, and it was a damned good question. - Jack Kerouac
I am not anxious to be the loudest voice or the most popular. But I would like to think that at a crucial moment, I was an effective voice of the voiceless, an effective hope of the hopeless. - Whitney Young
He looked at his watch and knew he had to get going. He wished he could spend forever staring at her, but he was not meant to have that much happiness; he never thought he deserved it. Not after spending centuries as he did. - Daniele Lanzarotta
In the beginning there was a fruit stand. The fruit of life on one side, and the fruit of intelligence on the other. While most chose life, humanity chose intelligence, and became the dominate species on this planet. - J. M. Norris
He wanted to take his love back from her so badly. The old techniques didn’t work anymore. In fact, they’d never worked. How do you stop loving someone? It was one of the world’s more brutal mysteries. The more you tried, the less it worked. - Ann Brashares
There was only one option left, and it was letting go. - Veronica Roth
If you don’t act now, the day is not far, that this beautiful planet of yours, which you call home, shall be turned into a dry barren wasteland by the blood-sucking fundamentalists. - Abhijit Naskar
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. - Francis Bacon
I was starting to fall for him, He didn't say it but the wayHe looked at me, Told me he felt the same. - Nikki Rowe
As a way of getting in touch with my originsevery night I set the alarm clockfor the time I was born so that waking upbecomes a historical reenactment and the first thing I do - David Berman
On Collateral Damage: "Every limb lost, every hovel burned, every wife left husbandless, and every child orphaned created ripples of anger and resentment. Create enough of them, and we'll one day wind up with a wave that will wash us off the map. - Chris Holm
Her dark world was bright because of her sparkling attitude! - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
I'm thinking about past events. I'm interested in recall, exact recall, of what was said, who said it and to whom. I want to know the truth, undistorted by time and revision and wishes and regrets. - Dana Spiotta
The place was silent and - aware. - P.C. Wren
I was alone with myself. And disgusting as I was it was better than being with somebody else, anybody else, all of them out there doing their pitiful little tricks and handsprings. - Charles Bukowski
Let it rain on some days,Let yourself shiver on some cold nights, So when it's Spring you'll know why it was all worth going through. - Sanhita Baruah
The world was full of cravens who pretended to be heroes - George R.R. Martin
Who said you weren't good enough? If it was you then pack up that thought and send it to Mars. If it wasn't you then pack up that thought and send it back to that person. - Diana Jaber
And even though they had not had sex yet, he was a great lover, replacing sex with the science of bravery and inner strength. Meredith had always wanted a man with this kind of depth. - Keira D. Skye
A man by his sin may waste himself, which is to waste that which on earth is most like God. This is man's greatest tragedy and God's heaviest grief. - A.W. Tozer
While the lecture itself was not bold, because my relationships were bold and intimate and risky, the lecture had impact. This experience taught me a powerful lesson about evangelism: the integrity of our relationships matters more than the boldness of our words. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We couldn't even eat hash with safety. - Josh Billings
Accustomed to motion, he was forced to be still. - H.W. Brands
I use the word mystery,rather than magic.I love magic.something magic was always going to happen. When it did, it never did anything but land me in trouble. MYSTERY is the depth of the sacred.Page 33 coming home to my self - Marion Woodman
You are a guest of nature - behave. - Friedensreich Hundertwasser
Any time not spent on love is wasted. - Torquato Tasso
It was like setting up a guillotine in the public square.You don't expect a thousand people to line up to put their heads in it. - Dave Eggers
The Sage was asked to define good manners? to which he replied, To bear patiently the rude ones. - Solomon ibn Gabirol
It was the love which the hunter has for living things, and which he can only express by aiming his gun at them ... - Italo Calvino
What is Man? Man is a noisome bacillus whom Our Heavenly Father created because he was disappointed in the monkey. - Mark Twain
He sought an adventure but didn't find one. He was inexperienced and besides he didn't have too much imagination. - Raymond Queneau
The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. - Jill Churchill
We talked for hours. He talked and I listened. It was like wind and sunlight. It blew all the cobwebs away. - John Fowles
All my past heartache and pain suddenly made sense. That was who I would not be to the person who deserves the best of me. - Hubert Martin
There was no world, no land, no god or heaven or earth outside of their two bodies naked and trembling in the act of love. - Roman Payne
What I had to face, the very bitter lesson that everyone who wants to write has got to learn, was that a thing may in itself be the finest piece of writing one has ever done, and yet have absolutely no place in the manuscript one hopes to publish. - Thomas Wolfe
Learning, learned people knew, was a multilingual enterprise ["Absolute English," Aeon, February 4, 2015]. - Michael Gordin
His life-experiences, and reflections upon them, led Y to believe that the most difficult challenge in life was how to be kind, yet strong. ‘To be kind is not enough,’ he would say. ‘You have to be strong to give to others, and strong to withstand life’s fluctuating fortunes. - Arnold Zable
Harry then did something that was both very brave and very stupid - J.K. Rowling
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward. - Henry Ford
When I lay my head on the pillow at night I can say I was a decent person today. That's when I feel beautiful. - Drew Barrymore
Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world. - Erica Jong
Fear, anger, jealousy, hatred of self and others are the outcomes of the lack of connectivity with your inner self. Connecting with your inner self and awakening your inner sensuality is not a luxury anymore, but it has become the necessity. - Vishwas Chavan
How would this world be if there was not God? The answer is simple: it would become itself God. - Sorin Cerin
Maybe to feel superior in struggle was sensed, When people were aware to fight for identity. - Marieta Maglas
Was it magic? Of course it was. - Brian Jacques
If I quit now, I will soon be back to where I started. And when I started I was desperately wishing to be where I am now. - Anonymous
When I hear a man say that his childhood was the happiest time of his life, I think (puff) my friend, you have had a pretty poor life. - Winston S. Churchill
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children; and here was one who was worshipping a stone! - William Makepeace Thackeray
A man needed somebody. There wasn't anybody around, so you had to make up somebody, make him up to be like a man should be. It wasn't make-believe or cheating. The other way was make-believe and cheating: living your life without a man like him around. - Charles Bukowski
Perspective was my secret weapon, and books gave me plenty of ammunition. - Ian McNulty
She’d vowed to be braver and take more risks, but this seemed out of her league. Because sometimes what you wanted the most was the one thing you were most afraid to get. - Miranda Liasson
I was born to serve. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If peace was really within reach wasn't it immoral to fail? - Lawrence Wright
The role of the therapist is to reflect the being/accepting self that was never allowed to be in the borderline. - Michael Adzema
A man has to have goals - for a day, for a lifetime - and that was mine, to have people say, 'There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived. - Ted Willams
I'm very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. 'Don't complain about growing old - many, many people do not have that privilege.' - Earl Warren
It finally was entirely silent and I inhaled and breathed its magical peace... - Oksana Rus
If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions, never waste that gift. It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence. - Shannon L. Alder
The way to wealth is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality: that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality nothing will do, and with them everything. - Benjamin Franklin
Bernice was fascinated by Trinket because she wore her sexuality as openly as a fragrant perfume. She was also amazed by the fact that Trinket found life so easy and satisfying. - K. Ford K.
We pay a tax to succeed at anything worthwhile. That tax is called dedication, and here's the most wonderful part. Once you pay it, once you truly dedicate yourself to something important, you'll find the price was worth it. - Steve Goodier
I never trusted anybody at all. I don't know why it was so hard, I just didn't. - Marianne Faithfull
I love my career. It is a career. A difficult one that takes many hours and total dedication to my craft. It is also what I was born to do--tell stories and entertain. - Michelle M. Pillow
And it was darkSo dark at nightAnd we held on to each otherLike brother to brotherWe promised our mothers we'd writeAnd we would all go down together - Billy Joel
Don’t waste your precious time in worrying about someone taking your place. You know God has already planned something for you. Focus on your job and you will reach the place you deserve! - Syed Mustafa Faraz Ahmad
Storms don't come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean. - Shannon L. Alder
There is a distinct difference between Darkness and Satan. Darkness is silence, the void, Zen; nothingness. Satan was a pig-headed being who fought to get his way. Wake up! Don't let him have his way anymore. - Solange nicole
Islam is going to rise, Once again. - Waseem Latif
Nothing great was ever achieved without a personal sacrifice. You have to pay the price to realize your goals. - Lailah Gifty Akita
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I was the walrus, but now I am John...and so my friends, you'll just have to carry on. The dream is over. - John Lennon
Know that tomorrow will bring clarity where before was only fog. In the final summation, it is not other's expectations that slay us, but our over compensatory reactions in regard - C.B. Smith
Minnie Spotted Wolf from Butte, Montana, was the first Native American to enlist in the Marine Corps Womens' Reserve. Spotted Wolf joined in 1943. She commented that Marine Corps boot camp was "hard, but not that hard. - Tom Holm
I think Amy Winehouse's decision not to go to rehab was a bad one. In fact, I think it was the worst idea since Dodi Al Fayed said to Princess Diana, "Ooh, look! A tunnel! Whack that seat belt off and let's have a fuck. - Robert Clark
A very beautiful day without love, kindness, and gratitude is a very wasted day. - Debasish Mridha
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
I am right. I`m always right. One time I thought I was wrong, I found out I was right. - Jerry Lee Lewis
Music is for souls & hearts to dance & sing.Art is for expressing your visionary being.Words are tools for exploring & celebrating.Time is a pool to swim & dream & create in.Waste not one jot of what you are given!Use everything you've got to maximise living. - Jay Woodman
They prised open the door in the morning. The beatific expression on hisface was exactly what one would find in a temple deity or the just dead - anunsmiling smile. The absurdity and humour was there if one could just seeit, the question and answer staring one in the face. - Srividya Srinivasan
The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself - something that's in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered. - Tina Turner
When I was from Cupid's passions free, my Muse was mute and wrote no elegy. - Ovid
i let you love me.i let you take care of me.i let you do things to meno one was allowed to do before. - Ava
Dear God, she was getting turned on in the middle of a roadside emergency. This had to stop. - Miranda Liasson
The victims of Ankara peace rally sacrificed their lives for peace and their only wish was We Want Peace. - Widad Akreyi
Sleep without the fragrance of her hair next to him was impossible. - Toni Morrison
Her angel didn’t look at all like she’d expected. He was no benevolent creature with long, flowing robes and a bland, peaceful smile. Instead he was the stuff of every teenage girl’s—and quite a few teenage boys’—fantasies. - Rosalie Lario
I stood in the isle thinking about my future, while the man next to me complained, but when I asked him what his dream was he never answered. - James Jean-Pierre
The wild women in his lap,' my father enthused, 'laying their breasts on his head.'There was a moment of stunned silence. Then my mother spoke slowly, with an edge to her voice. 'I think you mean "wild beasts laying their heads in his lap".''Do I? - Patrick Rothfuss
When of a gossiping circle it was asked, "What are they doing?" The answer was, "Swapping lies." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Before the Gulf War started, the Iraqi Army was the the fourth largest in the world. Now, its the second largest army in Iraq.
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it. - Mark Twain
Slartibartfast's study was a total mess, like the results of an explosion in a public library. - Douglas Adams
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves? - Walt Whitman
I realized the world around me was fragmented and broken... I had to be gentle enough not to scrape against the jagged pieces. I would not be cut today. - Hubert Martin
was the first to envisage the idea of timeless existence and to emphasize it—against reason—as a reality, more [real] than our actual experience… Erwin Schrödinger - Plato
Some memories seems to be so far away .. however it was just yesterday !! Others seem to be so clear ,, however it was years ago !! Actually it depends on how far we are from those who shared us those moments !! - Gehad Badr
The Sun was smiling hundred years ago and the sun is laughing today. - Santosh Kalwar
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
If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well. - Lawana Blackwell
Only eyes washed by tears can see clearly.
What is now proved was once only imagined. - William Blake
What is History? Any thoughts, Webster?''History is the lies of the victors," I replied, a little too quickly. 'Yes, I was rather afraid you'd say that. Well, as long as you remember that it is also the self-delusions of the defeated. - Julian Barnes
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. - Alexander Pope
And I realized, that the reason why good things were not happening to me as often as wanted them to, was because I in fact was a good thing that needed to happen. I needed to happen to me, to other people and to the world. And so I happened. - C. JoyBell C.
If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. - Mickey Mantle
The problem was, she wanted to get loved so badly that she couldn't tell it wasn't love. - Himmilicious
Life wouldn't be fun if there was no sadness. - Harsh Dubey
When I touched her body,I believed she was God.In the curves of her formI found the birth of Man,the creation of the world,and the origin of all life. - Roman Payne
His heart was as great as the world, but there was no room in it to hold the memory of a wrong - Ralph Waldo Emerson
How often do we talk just to fill up the quiet space? How often do we waste our breath talking about nonsense? - Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
The more you condemn yourself for thinking or feeling a certain way, the more you feel stuck within your own body and mind.. What if you went the other way and embraced it so totally that it was as if there was never any alternative experience to be reached for? What happens when the conflict ends? - Adam Oakley
I wanted to stay like that forever, letting the kiss linger. I was left standing there in awe as he gently pulled away and gave me a warm smile. Let’s go, the others will be wondering where we are, he said playfully. - Andrea Heltsley
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
Sometimes Old Nan would tell the same story she'd told before, but we never minded, if it was a good story. Old stories are like old friends, she used to say. You have to visit them from time to time. - George R.R. Martin
Back in the day, it was either both a mother and her daughter had pubic hair, or the daughter didn’t. Today, in many a case, the mother is the one who doesn’t. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar. - William Congreve
For a kid in crisis, there is no "make it happen," only "survive today." Who am I to have the cojones to think my "critical questions" are the most important thing in this kid's life? I think of the times I was in crisis and failed to pay attention to the manila folders on my desk as an adult. - Dawn Casey-Rowe
I thought I was dreaming and I dreamed. - Марко Соколовић
Her gaze traveled across the western sky that was dotted with clouds and was held by the wintry looking sun, so pure, so lovely, and so impossible to touch. Sheila felt that that was how her love was - Out of reach, unquestionably warm, and as certain as the celestial ball. - Shampa Sharma
To love and be loved is so precious. And, when you lose the person you love, it tears a deep hole in your heart. If the gap and void within your heart is deep, so was the love - Luan
When God broke his deal with me, I turned to the Devil. In the end, I wasn't happy. I realized that the imagination of a perfect being was more limited than that of the imperfect one. Color me unimpressed by the Actus Purus. - Lionel Suggs
But music-good music-was by nature an intimate act. - Cinda Williams Chima
I thought calming thoughts and visualized serene places. Eventually, i found myself drifting along the frenetic edges of my mind. The Sandman was nowhere to be found, as i slipped further away from sleep. - Jaeda DeWalt
What is now proved was only once imagined.
Previously, when I began to write this tale, I set out by saying that Mlle. Claude was a whore. She is a whore, of course, and I'm not trying to deny it, but what I say now is--if Mlle. Claude is a whore then what name shall I find for the other women I know? - Henry Miller
I cannot afford to waste my time making money. - Louis Agassiz
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. - Steve Jobs
[D]oing nothing meant leaving things exactly the way they were, and that was unacceptable. - Caroline Goode
Life to me is a beautiful gift from from AdoShem that should not be wasted but shared with others. Including amazing revelations that are meant to be seen and meant to be told for such a time as this! - Sipporah Joseph
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.' - Neil Gaiman
Wasting sarcasm is a sin. - R. Stevens
He possessed the logic of all good intentions and a knowledge of all the tricks of his trade, and yet he never succeeded at anything, because he believed too much in the impossible. Surprising? Why so? He was forever in the act of conceiving it! - Charles Baudelaire
It was beautiful in a harsh I'm-going-to-gut-you-like-a-fish kind of way. - Rick Riordan
...a redoubtable alchemy was at work behind impenetrable veils as the forest prepared it's nocturnal mysteries. - Julien Gracq
And there were times where I missed everyone I missed everything and everyone to the bone, I missed younger years where days were easy and everything was so innocently cheesy, I missed myself and my friends and the persons we used to be. - Thoughts And Writings @wnq-writers.com
i know it all ends the same,but i was interested in seeinghow you would break my heart. - AVA.
They said globalization!!; my reply then was and still is that the only way for "globalization" to cherish and succeed is through a lifestyle and not through a culture driven societies; and gentlemen, that is not what the world can afford !! - Hisham Fawzi
I was walking after opportunities in my life, but I forgot that every second of my life is an opportunity. - Rishad sakhi
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
I was working in a parking lot, which is a great place to learn the guitar. I sat in the booth and practiced all day long. And only two cars were stolen while I worked there.
Nothing was so likely to do her good as a little quiet cheerfulness at home. - Jane Austen
Never waste your precious time in discussing the good and bad qualities of others. - Abhijit Naskar
She was worried these thoughts would crush her if she let them come, but they didn't. You didn't know how heavy they were until you tried to lift them. You didn't know how strong you were. - Ann Brashares
I sounded like Horton the Elephant. "A person is a person no matter how small." What the hell was I doing standing in the middle of a cave, in the dark, surrounded by wererats, quoting Dr. Seuss, and trying to kill a one-thousand-year-old vampire? - Laurell K. Hamilton
Substitute the word gay for straight and she's the exact same pain in the neck kid sister she was before she told us. - Amy Kaufman Burk
Gods were preserved but languages were exterminated: thus was the conqueror’s will - Belcampo
Not even a book on prosperity can prosper you, when what is expected of you is given, your time won't be wasted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Don’t pass my voice, what I said about! If you want to-pack the expression, the context and even the body language with it. Misunderstandings are like by-product of mishandling the whole transportation of what was said. - Praveen Chenna
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age. I missed it coming and going. - J.B. Priestley
I Write books for the little girl in the adult woman who some man told she was not good enough. Let us dismantle the notion that a woman cannot be free with her sexuality or that she needs a man to make her complete. This one is for the little girls with hearts on their sleeves. - Crystal Evans
The thought cross his mind that he ought to have married her and not gone rambling. If he had, he wouldn't be in such a fix. But he felt little fear; just an overpowering fatigue. Life had slipped out of line. It was unfair, it was too bad, but he couldn't find the energy to fight it any longer. - Larry McMurtry
It seems only yesterday I used to believethere was nothing under my skin but light.If you cut me I could shine. - Billy Collins
The invention of the teenager was a mistake. Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way. - Judith Martin
I couldn't suppress a smile. It was inconceivable that I was here, in a place as extraordinary as the fantasy books Sophie loved. Maybe...just maybe those stories are based on a measure of truth. Maybe one day I'd write our story. - Heather L. L. FitzGerald
He was truly a masterpiece. Shattered by the dark, made even more beautiful by his own brokenness. - Anjali Prabodh
I wasn’t ready to think about the other yet: that it wasn’t that I wasn’t right for Macon, but that maybe he wasn’t right for me. There was a difference. Even for someone who things didn’t come easy for, someone like me. - Sarah Dessen
I don’t even pretend to believe I know everything; I just believe in arguments God told me I had a pretty good chance of winning, while I was traveling through hell. - Shannon L. Alder
The man who was once starved may revenge himself upon the world not by stealing just once, or by stealing only what he needs, but by taking from the world an endless toll in payment of something irreplaceable, which is the lost faith. - Anaïs Nin
I shall never have a bath again," I said. "Just dont have one too often," my grandmother said. "Once a month is quite enough for a sensible child." It was at times like these that I loved my grandmother more than ever. - Roald Dahl
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation. - Lois McMaster Bujold
To my words: There was once a wall between us. Now we walk together and greet the world. - A.D. Posey
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them. - Sojourner Truth
It was a haunting tune, unresigned, a cry of heartache for all in the world that fell apart. As ash rose black against the brilliant sky, Fire's fiddle cried out for the dead, and for the living who stay behind and say goodbye. - Kristin Cashore
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
For the night was not impartial. No, the night loved some more than others, served some more than others. - Eudora Welty
An INDEPENDENT Mind......is a terrible thing to waste - Dana Gore
I was amazed at how strong women were when they were angry. - Robin Hobb, Royal Assassin
Today what was impossible is made possible and the rest is history - Sunday Adelaja
I didn't want him to be the one I avoided because he'd hurt me. If I was just his friend, then I would still be blessed. If that meant swallowing my pride and being his shoulder when he got hurt, or being the one he ranted at when he was angry; I was prepared to do it and to do it with dignity. - Jessica Thompson
I didn’t know what to spend it on, ’cause my mum said she didn’t want me to buy her nothing. So I was going to buy Larry something, but he said I should spend it on something I always wanted. So I bought a cat. - J.L. Merrow
I didn't go to college at all, any college, and I'm not saying you wasted your time or money, but look at me, I'm a huge celebrity. - Ellen DeGeneres
My MOTIVATION was struggling..I got Tired of it! - Kalon Jackson
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
The earth craves our replenishment. Let our gifts serve the purpose for which it was given to us. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
What if happiness was a choice? - Sunanda J. Chatterjee
Another great contribution to science of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A) was his Theory of Light. He said that light reflected by different objects comes to us, but only a part of the rays enter our eyes. That is the reason why we do not see distant objects clearly. - Infallible Imam (A) (www.alhassanain.org/english/?com=book&id=721)
You go back. You search for what made you happy when you were smaller. We are all grown up children, really... So one should go back and search for what was loved and found to be real.
My heart is broken; my spirit’s gone,I broke my lover’s heart, I made promises, I broke them all.The end was near, I’ve crossed to the other side,My heart is broken, my spirit’s gone,I made promises, I broke them all. - Quetzal
Seven times have I despised my soul: The sixth time when she despised the ugliness of a face, and knew not that it was one of her own masks. - Kahlil Gibran
She was rage and vengeance, wrath and malice, in beautifully twisted human form. - Kami Garcia
I had a dream I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep. - Stan Laurel
I have interacted with the police complaints and internal affairs division twice and both times I came away with the opinion that I was dealing with a blatantly corrupt group of people. - Steven Magee
He remembered that she was pretty, and, more, that she had a special grace in the intimacy of life. She had the secret of individuality which excites and escapes. - Joseph Conrad
My question was:How did I go from merely seeing the dirty French Santa in a bar to being in his hotel room the next morning? And this presented me with an actual equation. How did one plus one equal old French Santa? - Augusten Burroughs
With a metal heartI came to this life,My head was a crucible, full of elixir.Pearl by pearlMy heart was poured,Drop by dropMy head was splashed.The world was entirely a magnet. - Hersh Saeed
Broken Wind believed that we are traumatized as babies by intestinal gas or colic. The great shaman invented a technique called "gastral projection" to help release these traumas. His philosophy was simple: "To air is human ... but to really cut one loose is divine. - Swami Beyondananda
No nation was ever drunk when wine was cheap. - Thomas Jefferson
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
It was curious what trying to speak English had done lately to his mind; it reminded him of studying poetry in college, words gaining and losing their meaning, overlapping with images, the curious echo of ideas behind the words people used. - Jess Walter
It's in my genes. My mother was an opera singer. I'm clearly dramatic. - Mariah Carey
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in. - Katherine Mansfield
The heart wasn't designed to decide it was designed to feel. - Wordions
The longer a life, the challenge is not the distance between destinations, but the difficulty of travelling light. My soul’s a portmanteau packed full, one half filled with what was, the other with what is, what should be. - Jamie A. Hughes
His accelerated path to yogihood hit a dead end when his kundalini exploded in a crowded department store. No one else was injured, but Swami caught an inflection which left him with a permanent East Indian accent. - Swami Beyondananda
He'd always been a man who followed his head and not his heart.The heart was just a bloody motor.The head was meant to drive - Mario Puzo
I asked myself one day, 'Would it be humane of me to completely destroy my mind and soul for the music?' I knew immediately that the answer was no, so I knew I had to. - Matt Borneman
Paralyzed I was, you were standing tall and fier;You took my fragile heart as a souvenir. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Learn from your past and shut the door behind to live in present.Our past is just like a dry rose which was once a rose with all colors of life, with sweet fragrance, with soft petal, with thorns but now it is left with only thorns which could still hurt. - ideaswar
She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together. - J.D. Salinger
If it wasn't for the elderly we wouldn't be were we are today. - Nettie Febus
It is impossible to live in the past, difficult to live in the present and a waste to live in the future. - Frank Herbert
I've been obsessed with stories since I was a kid so it's no surprise that I ended up writing for a living. - Sara Sheridan
I was brought up by people who loved others. I love people. We had no animosity. We had no feeling that we hate anyone. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
I was born to end up alone. - Yana Toboso
I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed-reading accident. I hit a bookmark. - Steve Wright
To put a trillion dollars in context, if you spend a million dollars every day since Jesus was born, you still wouldn't have spent a trillion. - Mitch McConnell
I know [patriotism] exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest, or some reward. - George Washington
The hundred-year-old man had never let himself be irritated by people, even when there was a good reason to be, and he was not annoyed by the uncouth manner of this youth. - Jonas Jonasson
If your children asked you about your honesty with God, Let them look at the pictures with the person you married and was the reason they're alive...and they will understand. - RSCruz
Jamin knew that by morning, when he was done paying the girl in exchange for her slipping out without causing a fuss, he would be flat broke. But that did not matter. It was money well spent. - Stanley Gazemba (Bahati Books)
It seems quite pointless to waste health relentlessly in order to earn money that we shall spend on recovering health. - Eraldo Banovac
The Fourth Amendment wasn't written for people with nothing to hide any more than the First Amendment was written for people with nothing to say. - Dave Krueger
Some Christians believe the harder that one thinks, the colder faith will grow. Augustine grew more brilliant as he grew more pious, more creative as he became more orthodox. His period of heresy was imitative, but his traditional Christianity took mental risks. - John Mark Reynolds
Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that. - Tom Perrotta
As mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. - President George Washington
The very success of the internet itself is due to its openness, equality of opportunity and innovation. Platforms like Facebook itself would not have been created if Mr. Mark Zuckerberg was accessing the internet via free basics. - Arzak Khan
The journey has many bumps, twists and turns. But one day you will reach your destination. You'll know for sure then that it was all worth it. So keep on trusting and keep on walking. The end will be more glorious than you can imagine. - Anusha Atukorala
We Slovenians are even better misers than you Scottish. You know how Scotland began? One of us Slovenians was spending too much money, so we put him on a boat and he landed in Scotland. - Slavoj Žižek
You live longer once you realise that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. - Ruth E. Renki
Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they had loved her. - G.K. Chesterton
Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation...none was more alarming than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men. - Barbara Ehrenreich
In an exhibition wherein paintings of nudes were commonplace, that of Madame Gautreau in her black evening dress was considered scandalously erotic. -from The Greater Journey - David McCullough
When he came in first, he was happy to find all sorts of meaning in the results. - H.W. Brands
For the want of a nail, the shoe was lose; for the want of a shoe the horse was lose; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail. - Benjamin Franklin
Twas the night before Thanksgiving. All the food's in the oven. And I'm in the bedroom performin' self lovin'. - Craig Ferguson
I recommend happiness for you all,my wish for you, is you building wall of love,for love is thy father of happiness. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
I saw [Linus Pauling] as a brilliant lecturer and a man with a fantastic memory, and a great, great showman. I think he was the century’s greatest chemist. No doubt about it. - Max F. Perutz
The Marxians love of democratic institutions was a stratagem only, a pious fraud for the deception of the masses. Within a socialist community there is no room left for freedom. - Ludwig von Mises
All I had was a dream and six million pounds.'Denholm, The IT Crowd - G. Linehan
Only a blind man could have lived through these last years without seeing what was bearing down upon us; so I made myself blind as I could manage. I wanted to believe the worst was behind me, and I found an easy way to make it so. I simply turned my back on what was coming. - John Wray
If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.
The journey to the cross began long before. As the echo of the crunching of the fruit was still sounding in the garden, Jesus was leaving for Calvary.
The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary. - Dave Kellett
If future frightens you, Let me tell you, neither it is sure - nor it is relevant. But for sure, you are wasting your present which is certain! Live Life Day @ Time - Praveen Chenna
I, like you, was not depraved or defected before birth but created to be magnificent, a wonderful and freeing realization - simple but explosive. - David W. Earle
If the only tool in Willem's arsenal was a silent supplication to an absent almighty, then I might as well be sitting next to a raving radical ready to die for the promise of seventy-two virgins and a couple of camels. - Lisa C. Temple
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. - Stephen Crane
As I feel into a darker sleep, I understood that I had learned something. Now that I knew fear, I also knew that it was not permanent. As powerful as it was, its grip on me would loosen. It would pass. - Louise Erdrich
When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation. - Al Franken
I was looking down the road of "life gone by" and I realized this road of life is not as long as it looks. Travel with caution and maximize every mile. It can be a beautiful journey. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
...Where we got to know eachother. Not just with words, it was how we observed eachother's movements. The way your smile only effected the lower half of your face. How our hands moved when they were close: as if they had minds of their own. - Elaine Turnbo
This ferry was taken over by the Yumas and operated for them by a man named Callaghan, but within days it was burned and Callaghan's headless body floated anonymously downriver, a vulture standing between the shoulderblades in clerical black, silent rider to the sea. - Cormac McCarthy
She was always at her best with him, with a delightful feeling of being understood. To love is easy and therefore common - but to understand - how rare it is! - L.M. Montgomery
There was a brown substance inside and Chase had no doubt: it was heroin. Only a tiny amount, but very pure." - Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.2 - Stefania Mattana
Oh! dear; I was so miserable! I am sure I must have been as white as my gown. - Jane Austen
When I was earning, saving, and spending, I felt poor. When I started to give away some of my earning for good purposes, abundance filled my heart. - Debasish Mridha
A lot of people come up here and they thank Jesus for this award. I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus. He didn't help me a bit. If it was up to him, Cesar Millan would be up here with that damn dog. So all I can say is, 'suck it, Jesus! This award is my God now'! - Kathy Griffin
Just because everyone agrees that something is true doesn't make it so; everyone was in accord for thousands of years, saying the world was flat, the sun revolved around the earth, but everyone was wrong. - Aaron Dennis
It was a year ago today your daughter went missing.’ Bagg had closed his eyes, feeling the death going on inside. - Cole Alpaugh
It was his home now. But it could not be his home till he had gone from it and returned to it. Now he was the Prodigal Son. - G.K. Chesterton
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
Whatever mistakes her son might make in life, Cindy was sure God would have mercy on him. The church, she feared, might not. - Justin Lee
Regrets are a waste of time. They're the past crippling the present.- From Under the Tuscan Sun, 2003 - Movie Quote
There was a time when Men functioned through the mind and Women from their heart, now its Men who feel more and women think more... - Ramana Pemmaraju
When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young. - Maya Angelou
Man lives his whole life trying to figure out the secrets of life only to realize in the end life was the secret. - Terry Blakeman
The resentment I felt inside was not hatred for being imprisoned or for Victor who had betrayed me but something deeper: a rebellion against the very way of things that condemned men to be imprisoned inside their own identities. - MacDonald Harris
They were handsome, proper and normal family fathers who built the concentration camps and whipped the prisoners to death. And who was Nietzsche? A narcotized syphilitic. - Jens Bjørneboe
All he did all afternoon was calculate again and again how many hours of study time he was losing. Thinking about it now, he felt stupid, as we all do when we remember all the time we waste wishing we were somewhere else. - Paolo Giordano
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. - Edward Rickenbacker
As I rolled over, stretching out, my only thought was to go back to the dream I'd been having, which I couldn't remember, other than that it had been good, in that distant, hopeful way unreal things can be. - Sarah Dessen
...And her tears turned into blood, because what she was losing was thicker than water. - Anonymous
in the name of a god who was always a ghost - Carl-John X Veraja
Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous. - Confucius
When my prayers are answered, I am happy because it was my wish. When my prayers are not answered, I am even more happy because that was gods wish. - Ali ibn Abi Talib
...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
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. - 1 Corinthians 13 11
When i was younger, one piece of advice from a mentor stuck with me for years...."When shaking someones hand make sure its strong and confident. For 1st impressions last and your character is automatically assumed in that one second of greeting... - Daleen Van Tonder
If you play "I Don't Want To Know" by Fleetwood Mac loud enough -- you can hear Lindsey Buckingham's fingers sliding down the strings of his acoustic guitar. ...And we were convinced that this was the definitive illustration of what we both loved about music; we loved hearing the INSIDE of a song. - Chuck Klosterman
I have never deceived anyone, for I have never belonged to anyone. My independence was all my wealth: I have known no other happiness. - Cora Pearl
Over the years, I learned to smile or laugh when I was supposed to. I kept my true self hidden; I did not need to unleash my pain on the world around me. Instead, I taught myself to ignore it. I did not realize that the pain was eating away at my soul. - J.D. Stroube
You may hate the war, but never hate the ones that fight. For they do not choose when or where to fight. All they chose was to protect who they love and even the people they don't know. - Millie
I was one of Them: the Strange Ones. The Funny People. The Odd Tribes of autograph collectors and photographers. The Ones who waited through long days and nights, who used other people's dreams for their lives. - Ray Bradbury
In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Jim Al-Khalili
If you don't find God in the next person you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further. - Mahatma Gandhi
Our love was bornoutside the walls,in the wind,in the night,in the earth,and that's why the clay and the flower,the mud and the rootsknow your name. - Pablo Neruda
Jesus didn't die as a frustrated failed revolutionary. His death was the revolution. - William H. Willimon
Long ago, before I had ever seen a diamond, I read about them and I tried to imagine what they would be like ... When I saw a real diamond in a lady's ring one day I was so disappointed I cried. Of course, it was very lovely but it wasn't my idea of a diamond. - L.M. Montgomery
There is no such thing as a great man of God, only weak, pitiful, faithless men of a great and merciful God. - Paul David Washer
Never knew what a friendship was, Never knew how to really love, You can't be what I need you to, & I don't know why I fuck with you - Erykah Badu
Does history record any case in which the majority was right? - Robert A. Heinlein
If not to shape me into a better man; a better husband, a better father, a better son, a better brother, a better friend… then all of my experience, success, and education will have been a selfish waste. - Steve Maraboli
When a pebble is thrown into a lake, everything, down to the furthermost depths, moves with it. ... And if, afterwards, everything seems as it was, the level of the lake has none the less been raised by imperceptible, incalculable degree. The old order has been overthrown -- by a pebble. - Théophile Thoré
Nature is the most thrifty thing in the world; she never wastes anything; she undergoes change, but there is no annihilation, the essence remains - matter is eternal.
If anarchy is chaos, and chaos is war, why wasn't a single war started by anarchists? - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure. - Douglas Adams
I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious conflict, at the time. She was an atheist, and I was an agnostic. - Woody Allen
When I look back now, I realize what a trial I must have been to my friends and relatives. It was one frenzy after one elation after one enthusiasm after one hysteria after another. I was always yelling and running somewhere, because I was afraid life was going to be over that very afternoon. - Ray Bradbury
The way to fight a woman is with your hat. Grab it and run.The guy who said that was a wise man. He knew what most men don't - Women are powerful creatures who should be handled with care, or they can become very, very dangerous. - Christina Dodd
Some marriages are made in heaven,Mine was made in Hong Kong, by the same people who make those little rubber pork chops they sell in the pet department at Kmart. - Tom Robbins
She was only a dew drop that sparkled a short while under the brilliant rays of heaven's sunlight. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds
Every talent you have is not wasted. It is there because of a reason and God will open that door when the right time comes along to use it. - Shannon L. Alder
Somewhere along the journey i lost myself; i learnt to be who they told me to be, i lived that girl for decades until their truth showed me; the words they were preaching didnt match the the steps they were walking, so i was done with their opinion and went on my unique way. - Nikki Rowe
There's an old saying that if you come back to the place where you became a man, you will remember all those things you need to be happy... That saying never made sense to me, but I thought it was worth a try. - Henry Bromel
And there was a beautiful view But nobody could see. Cause everybody on the island Was saying: Look at me! Look at me! - Laurie Anderson
We keep drifting till we see light. Seldom do we realize that the light was always there! - Avijeet Das
A great hope fellYou heard no noiseThe ruin was within. - Emily Dickinson
I enjoy load shedding in Nepal, when it allows me to witness the dancing of fireflies in the next field, and at the same time to hear children playing a chanting clapping game because there is no TV to waste their time on. - Andrew James Pritchard
Love does as it undoes. It goes after with equal tenacity: joy and heartbreak. Her happiness was his unhappiness and that's the unfair way it was. - Jandy Nelson
Incidentally, although the Cistercians did much to improve the quality of sheep, the animal remained much smaller than its modern descendants; as late as the early eighteenth century a sheep wasn't much bulkier than a Labrador Dog. - Clarissa Dickson Wright
Dating is a man-made ideology: if having a lover was a prerequisite to living, one would either be in a relationship, or, six feet under. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Traveling there was really boring so I headed for the ditch. It was a rough ride but I met more interesting people there. - Neil Young
of all the weapons of destruction that man could invent, the most terrible-and the most powerful-was the word. Daggers and spears left traces of blood; arrows could be seen at a distance. Poisons were detected in the end and avoided. But the word managed to destroy without leaving clues. - Paulo Coelho
In the final analysis it is between you and God, it was never between you and them anyway. - Mother Teresa
Political advocacy plastered next to Bible verses makes me anxious. I'm not a betting woman, but if I was I'd say that Jesus is not a member of either political party. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
I have fallen into an abyss. I live in a world so curious, so strange. Of the dream that was my life, this is my nightmare. - Camille Claudel
The nails did not kill Him... It was the needs that did. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Let your soul be washed by the waves of love to feel the joy of life. - Debasish Mridha
Remarriage is an excellent test of just how amicable your divorce was. - Margo Kaufman
His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking, best, or a pleasant mixture of them all. - J. R. R. Tolkien
There is nothing as stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. - Will Rogers
So it’s fate then? I asked with him so close my lips brushed the line of his jaw with each word, Us being together?Absolutely, Calvin said with a low growl. Then he lifted my chin, tilting my head back, and kissed me deeply.Who was I to argue with Fate? - E.J. Stevens
Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans. - Jimmy Carter
As when, O lady mine,With chiselled touchThe stone unhewn and coldBecomes a living mould,The more the marble wastes,The more the statue grows. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Looking back on his adolescence from the vantage point of his mid-eighties, George H.W. Bush candidly admitted, "I might have been obsessed with bodies boobs they are now called. But what seventeen-year-old kid was not? Guilty am I. - H.W. Brands
This nation was founded by many men of many nations and backgrounds. It was founded on the principle that all men are created equal, and that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened. - John F. Kennedy
Unlike every other farang in Thailand, I never did get involved with bargirls. I was looking for a partner. Not a professional. - John Cameron Smith
Reality may not be what you want it to be, but it is the reality you now must face. You can deny this reality and try to wish it away, or you can accept it and not waste any energy on wanting it to be different. - David W. Earle
Thirty thousand a year was all right, but dyspepsia and inability to be humanly happy robbed such princely income of all its value. - Jack London
Don't try to be happy, just be happy. Because your happiness does not depend on others. Be the reason for your own happiness. - Vishwas Chavan
She realized all at once that Doon, thin, dark eyed Doon, with his troublesome temper and his terrible brown jacket, and his good heart---- was the person she knew better than anyone now. He was her best friend.--City of Ember-- - Jeanne DuPrau
Truth always prevails. Both divine and devil are two sides of the same coin. Rather, devil is in the divine and divine is in the devil. It is for us to make a conscious choice, whether we want to be devil or divine. Let us choose good over evil. - Vishwas Chavan
Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters. - Norman Maclean
She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful and life was so short.
New ideas pass through three periods: It can't be done. It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing. I knew it was a good idea all along ! - Arthur C. Clarke
Just because a word or expression has an antiquity or was once widely used does not confer on it some special immunity - Bill Bryson
There is absolutely no substitute for the best. Good food cannot be made of inferior ingredients masked with high flavor. It is true thrift to use the best ingredients available and to waste nothing. - James Beard
If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life. - Green Day
He was a squirrel. Could he be a superhero, too? - Kate DiCamillo
As the bell rang he would look back at the departing year. He always found it a moving experience. Sometimes he was racked by sorrow and regret. Even when the sentimentality of the announcers repelled him, the tolling of the bells echoed in his heart. - Yasanuri Kawabata
If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very low crime rate.
The word "Wisdom" was for the people who have high level of inferiority complex and who are battling with some hard times. - Bikash Bhandari
No one wants to die or even plans to die, at least not when you are young and living life on top of everything, stepping on gold, running the miles with hot chicks on tow, but even if I wasn’t a rock star, and just a normal civilian, I still wouldn’t plan to die young. Death is so boring. - Sofea Shah
I know nothing about sex because I was always married. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
He felt as if he were paying for the privilege of music with portions of his life and body. But it was well worth it. - Mark Helprin
She was stung by sharp regret thinking about the sheets and tablecloths, so costly and never used due to excessive regard. - Paolo Giordano
I don't waste food, water, money, time and talent. - Amit Kalantri
It was death by a thousand cuts - Unknown
I don't worry about what other people think of me. It's one of the things I most admired about my dad growing up. He didn't give a hoot what others thought. He was who he was. It's one of the qualities that has kept me most sane. - Chris Kyle
The advantage of being married a long time was that one could argue without the necessity of the other's actual, physical presence. - William Browning Spencer
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
My tongue swore, but my mind was still unpledged. - Euripides
My library Was dukedom large enough. - William Shakespeare
You find the meaning in life by giving yourself away not by satisfying yourself. The most gratifying thing, at 73 years old, is to be able to think that your life was used to help others.
Never judge a work of art by its defects - Washington Allston
There probably was a time when the idea of having a toilet inside a house was repulsive. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole. - Derek Walcott
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.
Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was. - Margaret Mitchell
Wikipedia is a non-profit. It was either the dumbest thing I ever did or the smartest thing I ever did. Communities can build amazing things, but you have to be part of that community and you can't abuse them. You have to be very respectful of what their needs are. - Jimmy Wales
I've been writing poems since I was sixteen. Back then, poems were an obvious release for all the frustrations and anxieties associated with adolescence. Mostly, they were a way for me to impress girls, even though I never remember any girls being impressed. - Tony Magistrale
While explaining God to his granddaughter Daska, Horace Dade Ashton said, 'God was everything she breathed and walked on, everything that lived, everything she saw, touched, and felt. God was in every one of us. - Marc Ashton
Sorry... my mind was wandering... one time it went all the way to Venus and ordered a meal I couldn’t pay for. - Steven Wright
I wasn’t finished with you, Pru, he said softly. I had plans.Oh boy. Maybe I had plans, too.Yeah? Closing the gap between them, one of his hands went to her hip, the other slid up her back to anchor her to him. Tell me. Tell me slowly and in great detail. - Jill Shalvis
He saw beauty where no one could imagine it. And for that reason it was his alone. And he was its. - Jo Nesbø
The dog was created especially for children. He is the god of frolic. - Henry Ward Beecher
This love of money is the curse of American, and for the sake of it men will sell honor and honesty, till we don't know whom to trust, and it is only a genius like Agassiz who dares to say, 'I cannot waste my time in getting rich,'" said Mrs. Jessie sadly. - Louisa May Alcott
Hello, Max," he said quietly, searching my face. "How do you feel?"Which was a ten on the "imbecilic question" scale of one to ten. Why, I feel fine, Jeb," I said brightly. "How about you?"Any nausea? Headache?" Yep. And it's standing here talking to me. - James Patterson
Don't say it was delightful; make us say delightful when we've read the description. You see, all those words (horrifying, wonderful, hideous, exquisite) are only like saying to your readers Please will you do the job for me. - C.S. Lewis
Was aus Liebe getan wird, geschieht immer jenseits von Gut und Böse. (What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.) - Friedrich Nietzsche
I was simply furnishing a home. I love music ... and I don't think a $130,000 indoor-outdoor stereo system is extravagant.
Don't let a thief into your house three times. The first time was enough. The second time was a chance. The third time means you're stupid. - C. JoyBell C.
...an' there never yet was speculation but in the long run, it meant smash. Ye run so hard that ye fall ower yoursel - Neil M. Gunn
And of all the rooms in my childhood,God was the largestand most empty. - Li-Young Lee
The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been. - Jodi Picoult
I was well aware of her ghosts. I'd met them, once or twice, during her darkness nights. "I knew you were my one when you wouldn't run," she said. How could I? Of course I stayed, when her ghosts scared my own away. What others were too afraid to see, meant everything to me. - J. Raymond
...it was so rich and exotic I was seduced into taking one bite and then another as I tried to chase the flavors back to their source. - Ruth Reichl
Maybe magic wasn’t the magic thing, when you grew up with it - Kami Garcia
The Law was never given to gentiles but to Jews only, so why do so many gentiles struggle today with mixing law and grace? - John Paul Warren
I nearer than I was yesterday and further than I am today, tomorrow I'll be square one. - Racquel McDonnell
Every animal leaves traces of what it was; man alone leaves traces of what he created. - Jacob Bronowski
Treat the other man's faith gently; it is all he has to believe with. His mind was created for his own thoughts, not yours or mine. - Henry S. Haskins
She was dull, unattractive, couldn't tell the time, count money or tie her own shoe laces... But I loved her - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
That which he projects ahead of him as his ideal, is merely his substitute for the lost narcissism of his childhood - the time when he was his own ideal. - Sigmund Freud
Seven of those days were pretty good. The eighth day was the bad one. - Dennis Hopper
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to listen to the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
Theirs was a rare kind of bond and love, protected by the Cosmos. - Pertunia Lehoka
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. - Ronald Reagan
It was as if my sould had left my body, floated up to the ceiling, and was watching me destroy my own career with one deliberately assaultive punch. (Dark City Lights) - Peter Hochstein
Something was nagging at me that I was trying to resist. Was it then or was it later that the thought came to me: if God really does exist, and is not just a myth, it must have a consequence for the whole of life. It was not a comfortable thought. - Jennifer Worth
i love the moments i lost a little faith, spirit would always remind me; it was just a bad day. - Nikki Rowe
It is brutal. Only I never could see the sense in having folks look at your tombstone and say, 'He was a man who didn't believe in violence, He's a good man... and dead. - Louis L'Amour
I was angry with my friend:I told my wrath, my wrath did end.I was angry with my foe:I told it not, my wrath did grow. - William Blake
It was entirely possible I would sexually assault him if I got too close. - Caroline Hanson
Those eerie diamond eyes shifted over to her and she stilled, as if he's willed her to do so.There was a moment of silence. And then in a rough voice the man whose life she saved spoke four words that changed everything...changed her life, changed her destiny: "She. Comes. With. Me. - J.R. Ward
I stared out at the waves. "Why am I here?" I thought. Finally it came to me. But it was too late. I was a terrible lifeguard. - Alex Bosworth
Albert Camus did not know he was summing up modern photojournalism when he wrote:"Will I kill myself or have a cup of coffee - Sacha Hartgers
Ours was not one of those nice, quaintly old-fashioned mobile homes that senior citizens putter around in. We lived in the beat-up tin can of clichéd poverty. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office."(Washington DC, 12 May, 2008) - George W. Bush
I was brought up in a Christian environment where, because God had to be given pre-eminence, nothing else was allowed to be important. I have broken through to the position that because God exists, everything has significance. - Evangeline Paterson
Barnum was wrong - it's more like every 30 seconds. - Unknown
Washington once advised his adopted grandson that where there is no occasion for expressing an opinion, it is best to be silent. For there is nothing more certain than that it is at all times more easy to make enemies than friends. - Ron Chernow
It is for a specific reason that you were born from that specific place. Never wish that away because it's not where you were born that matters, but who you were born to be. Jesus was born on the kraal and He became a King of Kings. - Gugu Mona
Wasting time over wasted time is just more wasted time... - Animesh Singh
It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. - Louise Antoine
I was a poet. I had no expectations other than creating a world of art with words that would live on long after I was gone. - Jason E. Hodges
"Knowledge, without common sense," says Lee, is "folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death." But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
The young know how truly difficult and dreadful youth can be. Their youth is wasted on everyone else, that's the horror. The young have no authority, no respect. - Anne Rice
Now when you say staring, are you including yourself in this assessment? I recall you taking in the view on several occasions.""For the last time, I was not staring at you." I was a terrible liar. "Now, if you're done, I'd like to finish asking my question. - Stacey O'Neale
Gazing into his eyes, I was lost in their intensity. It was like looking into the bluest sky and carrying on to infinity. I felt mesmerised, hypnotised and transfixed all at once. - Pat Spence - Blue Moon
She knew full well the enormity of her offense, but because her desires were stronger than the code she was breaking, she persisted in breaking it. - Harper Lee
Don’t waste your time trying to explain yourself to people that are committed to misunderstanding you. Instead, commit your time to explaining who they are to them. When you get a person to see the positive similarities you share, it begins to restore the loss of respect between you. - Shannon L. Alder
I want to share something with you: The three little sentences that will get you through life. Number 1: Cover for me. Number 2: Oh, good idea, Boss! Number 3: It was like that when I got here. - Matt Groening
Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement. - Charles M. Schulz
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. - Dylan Thomas
The room was full with voices, loud music and beautiful people milling about everywhere. But all I noticed was her; beautiful, elegant and sitting alone in a quiet corner trying to remain unseen, to blend in, to become invisible, as if she actually thought such a thing were possible. - Tonny K. Brown
I'm in love with a girl who knows me better.Fell for the woman just when I met her.Took my sweet time when I was bitter.Someone understands,She knows how treat a fella right.Give me that feeling every night,She wants show love when I wanna fight,Now someone understand me. - Juxtaposition
FLOP, v. Suddenly to change one's opinions and go over to another party. The most notable flop on record was that of Saul of Tarsus, who has been severely criticised as a turn-coat by some of our partisan journals. - Ambrose Bierce
He hadn't realized that life speaks with a voice to you, a voice that brings you answers for the questions you continually ask of it, had never consciously detected it or recognized its tones until it now said something it had never said to him before, which was "yes". - Douglas Adams
Jesus was a good guy, he didn't need this shit. - John Prine
The very word, sin, which seems to have disappeared, was once a proud word. It was once a strong word, an ominous and serious word. But the word went away. It has almost disappeared the word, along with the notion. Why? Doesn’t anyone sin anymore? Doesn’t anyone believe in sin? - Karl Menninger
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - - RVM
Scripture was given to the church, and theology is a necessary work of the church, by the church, in the church, and for the church. - Kenneth S. Kantzer
Her genius derives from the fact that she was capable of the deepest feeling but also of the most discerning and disciplined thought. - David Brooks
I was not a child prodigy, because a child prodigy is a child who knows as much when it is a child as it does when it grows up. - Will Rogers
...but what courage can withstand the ever-enduring and all-besetting terrors of a woman's tongue? - Washington Irving
The weakness was the first feature, the other what will do if I was this character? One of the best questions ever I have asked, it's one great from it comes another and another... - Deyth Banger
He was scanning her soul continuously and inevitably she became his soul stripper... I guess this is what you may call an action and reaction of their spirits - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
In the beginning of his sleep, he cried out, "Flag!"It was not his own voice that called. It was a boy's voice. Somewhere beyond the sink-hole, past the magnolia, under the live oaks, a boy and a yearling ran side by side, and were gone forever. - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
[On David Hume]Although he never admitted to being an atheist as such, he was clearly and unquestionably the most vividly elegant skeptic of them all. - Jonathan Miller
my unexpected trip to the light may have been cancelled, but here I was, still paying the cost of the return ticket - Teri Garey
The more you ignore me, the closer I get; you're wasting your time. - Morrissey
I miss you so much! And while this hole in my heart will never be filled again, I find comfort knowing that you are nestled within the loving embrace of God… and that I was blessed to know you… even if only for a little while. - Steve Maraboli
Crammed among the stacks of books in his room, the author treated literature as if each book were a window in a city of unstable skyscrapers, and he was the window-washer tasked with the impossible job of cleaning them all. - from Pageturner in 365 Tomorrows - Joseph Patrick Pascale
I always wondered why God was supposed to be a father," she whispers. Fathers always want you to measure up to something. Mothers are the ones who love you unconditionally, don't you think? - Jodi Picoult
Howl said, I think we ought to live happily ever after, and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal more eventful than any story made it sound, though she was determined to try. - Diana Wynne Jones
My mom, God love her, she was one of those Bible people. She thought it was wrong to bother anybody, regardless of race, color or religion. It just wasn't a Christian thing to look down on anybody, and that's what she taught us. - Levon Helm
I could be whatever I wanted to be if I trusted that music, that song, that vibration of God that was inside of ME. - Shirley MacLaine
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
I would have dearly liked to close the French doors between us for a bit of peace, but Mam wouldn't allow it; she said that solitude would give me ideas and the last thing a boy of my age needed was ideas. - John Boyne
If I had lost everything and was out on the streets with no money I would go sit in the library and read and meditate for weeks at a time. - Matthew Donnelly
Prayer, to the patriarchs and prophets, was more than the recital of well-known and well-worn phrases. It was the outpouring of the heart. Beset by perils, persecutions, pain and privations, they naturally turned to God in their need, believing that He was able to redeem them out of their troubles. - Herbert Lockyer
I think this mass surveillance by the NSA was never about terrorism: It's all about economic spying & social control. It's all about POWER. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
Freedom is something that should not be washed away in time leaving the essence alone in time. - Sarvesh Murthi .D.D
The world changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure. - J. R. R. Tolkien
I never really understood the word ‘loneliness’. As far as I was concerned, I was in an orgy with the sky and the ocean, and with nature. - Björk
I could smell death in the air and I knew it was mine. I could see the world spinning around me and I could sense the blows being thrust into my body. I blacked out. - Anna M. Aquino
All along, I was less concerned about walking a path of integrity and more caught up in a compass calibrated by greed. And with a compass such as this, how is it that I’m having a hard time understanding why I am where I am? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The ground was silvery, as if some stars had fallen there. - Heather O'Neill
The scholar only knows how dear these silent, yet eloquent, companions of pure thoughts and innocent hours become in the season of adversity. When all that is worldly turns to dross around us, these only retain their steady value. - Washington Irving
When I was one-and-twenty, I heard a wise man say, Give pounds and crowns and guineas, But not your heart away." Give pearls away and rubies, But keep your fancy free." But I was one-and-twenty, No use to talk to me.
Most of us are brainwashed by our society so we become the reflection of that society. - Debasish Mridha
The Slave master named Mahmel Was a nasty kind of thug, so Stiggy dropped a rock on him and squashed him like a bug. - John Flanagan
Yes, he had made a good choice after all when he had chosen the God of the green pasture and the still waters! He was very powerful, and the fact that He expected you to think for yourself and do something in return for His help did not matter, as long as you could work things out. - Anne Holm
I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, ``Get the hell off my property.'' - Joan Rivers
Age is a timeless beauty. At each mile in my life journey, I am a distinctive blend of what I've experienced and the unique talents I was given to share with others. - Jeanne McElvaney
I never wanted anything new; from the age of ten, I was convinced that you couldn't replace what was lost. I insisted on things on having to be found. - Cecelia Ahern
A diamond doesn't start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I'm that diamond. - Solange nicole
Time is the sole resource you gain if spent and waste if not - VIRGIL PROFEANU
There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun. - Sir Thomas Browne
Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - A.W. Tozer
The twinkling of an eye. That is the most wonderful expression. I've thought from time to time it was the best thing in life, that little incandescence you see in people when the charm of a thing strikes them, or the humor of it. 'The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart.' That's a fact. - Marilynne Robinson
He could offer only withness, but nothing else was asked. - Sara Pennypacker
Whoever thought a tiny candy bar should be called fun size was a moron. - Glenn Beck
In the depth of deep sadness, I was able to appreciate the beauty of life. - Debasish Mridha
Girl next to me at the baggage counter said she wrote her way to liberation. How did you handle first person narrative, I asked her. And said she knew the hole of depression, had been there. But I am out now, I escaped, I told her. 'You will fall into it again,' she said. Already I was sliding. - Kate Millett
There was nothing physical she could do to stop Mario from carrying out whatever he wished. She shivered at the thought of what that sleazy, other world leftover might do should she launch an attack on him. - G.G. Collins
I wanted to read immediately. The only fear was that of books coming to an end. - Eudora Welty
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
And because his narrator was characterized above all by his anxiety regarding the disconnect between his internal experience and his social self-presentation, the more intensely the author worried about distinguishing himself from the narrator, the more he felt he had become him. - Ben Lerner
She was in awe of all his work. 'How do you do it?" she asked.He smiled and said, 'By loving you. - Kamand Kojouri
Walking out with the people, I didn't know which was more exciting, the air race, the parachute jump that failed, or the cunt. - Charles Bukowski
The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin. - Jay Leno
My silence never means I don’t have nothing to talk, but it was important who were audiences and what was the topic. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
And so it is to the printing press--to the recorder of man's deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news--that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent. - John F. Kennedy
People wrote me off but they did not realize that I was a writer. - Amit Abraham
All those years I thought that it was power that brought responsibility. It's not. I was wrong.It's responsibility that brings power. It's knowing what needs to be done that brings strength. And courage. - Peter Parker
Marx himself wrote that capitalism produces above all its own gravediggers. Do you think that perhaps he wasn't talking about capitalism? - Paullina Simons
It was a red-flannel chest-protector, one of those large quasi-hygienic objects that with pills and medicines take the place of beneficial relics and images among the Protestant peoples of Christendom. - H.G. Wells
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them. - Felix Frankfurter
Prayer was never meant to be magic,' Mother said.'Then why bother with it?' Suzy scowled.'Because it's an act of love,' Mother said. - Madeleine L'Engle
I was quite depressed two weeks ago when I spent an afternoon at Brentano's Bookshop in New York and was looking at the kind of books most people read. Once you see that you lose all hope. - Friedrich Hayek
Sometimes we need to be destroyed by a situation, before we understand how bad it was for us. - Karon Waddell
But even then I knew it wasn’t me that saved her life. It wasn’t about me. I was just there while she was maybe going to die and maybe not, and then she just didn’t. - Lucy Corin
Despite how long I'd slept, I was so tired--tired in my bones, in my crumpled heart."- Sarah J Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury - サラ・J・マース
I don't think wood was discovered in Britain until the 1970's. That's when I discovered it anyway. - Craig Ferguson
When you feel that a relationship is not same as it was and it is lacking the old charm, love, and magic - give it some space. We often complicate things by wondering how to fix it. At times, just some space and unsaid love can heal even those wounds that are deeply engraved. - Nikita Dudani
I do. I choose you, which is to choose him and the others and to say Everything I was ever told of love was so simple as to be untrue. Let me see for myself what you desire beside me. Let me look it in the face and kiss him. - Jameson Fitzpatrick
It was a December night so cold and clear that the air felt like the air of the Moon - lung-burning; mentholated and pure - Douglas Coupland
Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty, if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away; but this opinion was all that he was permitted. - Franz Kafka
Not only were science and religion compatible, they were inseparable--the rise of science was achieved by deeply religious Christian scholars. - Rodney Stark
Whoever said that a straighten hand was more dramatic than a healed heart? - Ted Dekker
If a woman's vagina was hell fire, then alot of sex maniacs would prefer to spend their eternity in hell. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams. - Susan Sontag
The trouble with discarding bad memories was that evidently the good ones went with them - Anne Tyler
You ask me why I do not write something.... I think one's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results. - Florence Nightingale
Religion was created for the goodness of the humanity, butreligious dogma converts a good person to an evil person. - Debasish Mridha
Some of us hover when we weep for the other who wasdying since the day they were born. - Lisa Loeb
It's a well known fact that computing devices such as the abacus were invented thousands of years ago. But it's not well known that the first use of a common computer protocol occured in the Old Testament. This, of course, was when Moses aborted the Egyptians' process with a control-sea..."
You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act. - Barbara Hall
We live to work.Man was made to move.Without work we shall grow old quickly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he doesn't exist. - Unknown
I HOLDIf I could have had him,I could have let himgo.But withoutthe having there was nothing—so to the nothingIhold. - Coco J. Ginger
The lights flickered, the pain went away, and her mother was holding her, singing ‘Sleep sweet sleep’. (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
I past another telkhine, who was so startled he dropped his Lil' Demons lunch box. I left him alive - partly because he had a cool lunch box... - Rick Riordan
I was never hurt by loss as much as I was hurt by the people who tried to make me feel like a winner,they made it worse - Mhd.Ferzat Alchayah
...the waiting was torture, the worst Ka had ever known. It was this pain, this deadly wait, he now remembered, that had made him afraid to fall in love. - Orhan Pamuk
And she had pushed, or she hadn't. The result was all the same. There had been no forgiveness for her. But she'd been so very young. And how was it possible, how could parents do this? How could she not have been forgiven? - Lauren Groff
That was his tactic. Make them want know something they never wanted to know. Lure them into the trap of knowledge. - Sahana Epari
Mahatma Gandi was what wives wish their husbands were: thin, tan and moral. - Unknown
I didn't lie--I was writing fiction in my mouth.
Nothing in the world is the way it ought to be. It's harsh and cruel. But that's why there's us. Champions. It doesn't matter where we come from, what we've done or suffered, or even if we make a difference. We live as though the world was what it should be, to show it what it can be. - Joss Whedon
Miss Austen’s novels seem to me vulgar in tone, sterile in artistic invention, imprisoned in the wretched conventions of English society, without genius, wit, or knowledge of the world. Never was life so pinched and narrow. The one problem in the mind of the writer is marriageableness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was very relaxing to be away from civilization, and this bothered me. I should not have found the loneliness so welcoming. - Stephenie Meyer
How far you go in life depends onyour being tender with the young,compassionate with the aged,sympathetic with the striving andtolerant of the weak and strong.Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
The foolish man lies awake all night Thinking of his many problems; When the morning comes he is worn out And his trouble is just as it was.
I said once that lies have no rights against truth. I was wrong. In daily life, it's the truth that's disenfranchised. What fits the popular narrative, what makes an observer happy with the consistency of events, is what is believed. - Adrian Lamo
I was much younger, much hungrier, much more alone. But I was myself, pared down to the essentials. - Haruki Murakami
I tried to gather all the pieces… I picked each one and fixed them so perfectly. No one could say that I was broken once, unless they see my hands, lacerated by the splinters of my heart. - Jasmine Kiyani
I could feel myself peeking over at him. He was like a seatbelt for my soul. - Kimberly Sabatini
That wasn't love; that was stupidity. - Sherrilyn Kenyon
Tried a bit just to fit in,To find the hard wayThat all I was a fill in - Nirab karki
[T]he very color of the air in the place I was born was different, the smell of the earth was special, redolent with memories of my parents. - Natsume Soseki
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope. - Gerard Way
Doing a thing well is often a waste of time. - Robert Byrne
No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern; no idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated. - Ellen Glasgow
COMPROMISE, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due. - Ambrose Bierce
A lady came up to me on the street and pointed to my suede jacket. "You know a cow was murdered for that jacket?" she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, "I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too."
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing. - Jonathan Swift
I was reading in the paper today that Congress wants to replace the dollar bill with a coin. They’ve already done it. It’s called a nickel. - Jay Leno
I remember calling the council's cemetery department to ask about body decomposition in different soil types. Once they had verified that I was a novelist and not a sicko, they were extremely helpful. - Sara Sheridan
Wasn't that the gift of a home? You looked at it the same way, but then when you needed it to, it showed you all over again the many ways you'd been during the time you had been living there. The many ways it brought you back to yourself. The many ways it still brought you back to yourself. - Laura Dave
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. - Auguste Rodin
It is sweet to think I was a companion in an expedition that never ends - Czesław Miłosz
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
Imagination just wasn't up to the task of understanding unique and foreign sensations. It knew only how to dampen or augment what it already knew. - Juliette, Pg. 139 - Hugh Howey
We all have anger in our hearts at times from past situations or even present. These thoughts hurt one’s self more than anything. Without the effort of washing those thoughts from our minds there can be no inner peace. - Ron Baratono
I knew then that the fewer items I was acquiring, dusting, packing, moving, and lugging around in life would free up my energy and time to create... - Dorothy Breininger
Each member of this shadowy network resented the others, who were irritating reminders that nothing was more American, whatever that means, than fleeing the American, whatever that is, and that their soft version of self-imposed exile was just another of late empire's packaged tours. - Ben Lerner
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Journalism largely consists of saying 'Lord Jones is Dead' to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive. - G. K. Chesterton
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers
Each and every one of us was created to carry out justice, judgment, truth and equity on the earth. It could be in different spheres of life, in various professions or in diverse gifting - Sunday Adelaja
When President Bush invaded Iraq after 911 it was like Truman invading Mexico after Pearl Harbor. - John Kerry
I was not merely cleaning an oven; I was improving the world. - Agnostic Zetetic
There is little to be said in favour of poverty, but it was often an incubator of true friendship. Many people will appear to befriend you when you are wealthy, but precious few will do the same when you are poor - Nelson Mandela
The world was made by God's Word...make your own world with your words. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
i wasn't made but i was created for the better intention i know my time is coming - Futty-fuze
Some people’s self-esteem was secretly improved when they discovered that their then-lovers had killed themselves over them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
...but God fears woman even more than He fears the devil -and is right to. She, with her power to bring life into the world, was truly made in the image of the Creator, not man... - Joe Hill
I spent my timeLosing my sense of space and timeI had my plans I had my schemesAnd faith so strongTo know all was vain - Nirab karki
There was no escaping by means of any journey, however adventurous, one took one's problems and sorrows with one. - Elizabeth Aston
Thinking there had to be a better way was a brilliant stroke of serendipity! - Lorii Myers
Diplomacy was a long game. - H.W. Brands
I was trapped in an awful spiral of insecure narcissism - Amy Poehler
Many a man was caused to perish by something that he and many men cherish. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Never Waste Your Time, Otherwise one day Time Will Waste or Spoil You. - Reaz Uddin
There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead: they did not seem to belong to the same species; and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed. - W. Somerset Maugham
It was his wedding day, and then it was any day; it was nothing, and then it was forever. - Tim Farrington
You see a dead enemy soldier and you say, At least it wasn’t one of ours. You see a dead American soldier—one of your own—and you say, At least it wasn’t me. You lose a friend and you say, To hell with this. Get me out of here. - Donald Malarkey
It was stupid not to let MacArthur finish off those rice eaters. Push 'em back. - H.G. Bissinger
There was something built into the human brain by natural selection which was once useful, and which now manifests itself as religion. - Richard Dawkins
it was dawning on me how uphill a poet's path was, and I confessed to her that if I had to be the choice between being happy or being a poet, I'd choose to be happy. - Mary Karr
What I learned in Rwanda was that God is not absent when great evil is unleashed. Whether that evil is man-made or helped along by darker forces, God is right there, saving those who respond to His urgings and trying to heal the rest. - James Riordan
I was completely astonished by the beauty of nature. Our eyes see just a small fraction of the light in the world. It is a trick to make a colored world, which does not exist outside of human beings. - Albert Hofmann
I certainly wasn't happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can't earn, and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time; I mean joy. - Ursula K. LeGuin
I was thinking as small children think, as if my thoughts or wishes had the power to reverse the narrative, change the outcome. - Joan Didion
There was happiness of laughter. + Michael EndeNovember 20, 2016Amen - Petra Hermans
Outside, the afternoon sun was an orange sliver on an icy horizon. - Tracy Kidder
He was the most complicated beautiful mess I'd ever seen and if this is what you feel, when you've met someone that is about to change your entire world; than I dare not hide myself away from it. - Nikki Rowe
Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these - Ovid
Nynaeve shook her head. She supposed it was one way to find money for the poor. Simply rob anyone who was not poor. Of course, that would just make everyone poor in the end, but it might work for a time - Robert Jordan
Number of empty Ben & Jerry's containers: 3 -- two mint chocolate cookie, one plain vanilla. (Who buys plain vanilla ice cream from Ben & Jerry's, anyway? Is there a greater waste?) - Ally Carter
Take your time, but don't waste your time. There's a difference. - Philip Wang
Having less worries is what allows me to talk to beggars in the street or tell jokes at waitresses and try to make them smile. I couldn't do that before, when I had a job and was always worried about money. - Robin Sacredfire
A little smoke lost in the air, that was the life of a man. - W. Somerset Maugham
Do you love life? Then don’t waste time - Sunday Adelaja
He was a serial dater, and she was a serial killer. Justice brought them together. - Natalya Vorobyova
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou
Was he he handsome?" she asked with a sly smirk."Very. He is still, I think.""The devil, they say, goes about in finery.""And if you believe Beelzebub is as cunning as he is attractive, then I think we have found him. - Nancy E. Turner
The bare knowledge of God's will is inefficacious, it doth not better the heart. Knowledge alone is like a winter sun, which hath no heat or influence; it doth not warm the affections, or purify the conscience. Judas was a great luminary, he knew God's will, but he was a traitor. - Thomas Watson
The great masterpiece of Dada was the idea of having fun. - Marty Rubin
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Black hair spilling, blue eyes piercing. Enchanted by the lies that he was singing. - Sara Secora
If you are reading this then you have wasted another day of your life day dreaming, rather than planning the life God intended you to live. - Shannon L. Alder
Everyone had learned that it was worth giving up privacy for the merest possibility of fame, and the idea that only a private self was truly autonomous and free had be lost in the static of the airwaves. - Salman Rushdie
I was the kid next door's imaginary friend. - Emo Phillips
There are people dying from famine on the roads, and you do not issue the stores of your granaries for them. When people die, you say, 'it is not owing to me, it is owing to the year.' In what does this differ from stabbing a man and killing him, and then saying, 'it was not I, it was the weapon? - Mencius
You were too lazy to learn to dance until it was almost too late, and in the same way you were too lazy to learn to love. As for ideal and tragic love, that I don't doubt you can do marvellously- and all honour to you. Now you will learn to love a little in an ordinary human way. - Hermann Hesse
The thing about books was, the more you read and liked them, the more you wanted to have on hand to read. Before you knew it you needed more bookshelves, and then all of the sudden they filled your house. - Sui Ishida
We should not take our ‘Humanity’ for granted. We should love and respect things as if they were ourselves. - Sandranil Biswas
One of the liabilities of being a deep thinker, Wyatt mused, was that it left him vulnerable to existential crises. - Bridie Clark
High school wasn't a trial by fire or some ordeal that had to be survived. It was all a big joke. You just had to provide the laugh track. - Scott Westerfeld
Don’t waste your energy & time on things you cannot change, instead pray & change your luck. - Syed Mustafa Faraz Ahmad
Words were his delight; Hers, a gay gracefulnessOf dancing and moving. But when to the place Of deep loving (Starlight at midnight)At last they came, Their full communion And consummation,Their complete sphere,Was stillness for her,Silence for him. - Theodore Spencer
I was too green to know that all cynicism masks a failure to cope -- an impotence, in short; and that to despise all effort is the greatest effort of all.
When the others were picked up and walked home by friends or fathers or best friend’s sisters,I was the kid in a grey hoodie, walking with the poets, the singers, the thinkers, and I was not alone. - Charlotte Eriksson
You should be happy because I was certain (predictable) with u, rest of the world named me VOLCANO. - Balkrishn Sanmotra
I am obnoxious to each carping tongue/ Who says my hand a needle better fits./ A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong/ For such despite they cast on female wits;/ If what I do prove well, it won't advance,/ They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance. - Anne Bradstreet
Einstein said that if quantum mechanics were correct then the world would be crazy. Einstein was right - the world is crazy. - Daniel M. Greenberger
If you see a person who is suffering from misery and sadness, wash it away with your compassion and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
It was like he could take any emotion I had and make it ten times stronger. Which is great when it’s happiness but pretty darn awful if it’s anything sad. - Catherine Gilbert Murdock
But sadness was familiar; sadness was manageable. It didn't transform her, the way the raging anger did. She could remain herself and still feel this aching grief. - Aprilynne Pike
Thomas More's Utopia was not a recommendation. It was a warning. - A.E. Samaan
it was impossible to confine a Government to the exercise of express powers; there must necessarily be admitted powers by implication, unless the Constitution descended to recount every minutia - James Madison
Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can't change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and a stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future was the past was not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.
He was a genius - that is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities. - Robertson Davies
Death is the only destination we all shared - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Rincewind had been told that death was just like going into another room. The difference is, when you shout, 'Where's my clean socks?' no-one answers. - Terry Pratchett
My father was my greatest inspiration. He was a lunatic. - Spike Milligan
Don't waste your time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. The race is long and in the end, it's only with yourself. - Baz Luhrmann
I'm always happy when I'm surrounded by water, I think I'm a Mermaid or I was a mermaid.The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean. - Beyoncé Knowles
For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words or books. - Herman Melville
I died as a mineral and became a plant,I died as a plant and rose to animal,I died as an animal and I was Man.Why should I fear? When was I less by dying? - Jalaluddin Rumi
Don't waste water even if you were at a running stream - Anonymous
I was once thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients. - Oscar Levant
No man was ever so much deceived by another as by himself.
I was ecstatic when they re-named "French fries" as "freedom fries." Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots. - Johnny Depp
While the archetype of the tinker is generally the whipping person in classical bedtimes stories, this particular individual was a tinker by trade and just happened to be economically disadvantaged. - James Finn Garner
Being friends with you was great but now we will be both friends and lovers. - V.Kuotsu
It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy. - James Thurber
I have some bad news. Bjork cannot be here tonight. She was trying on her Oscar dress and Dick Cheney shot her. - Jon Stewart
Grant kissed my neck that I offered up like a willing victim in True Blood. Take me... Bite me. Lick me. Oh this was madness! Glorious, wonderful madness!" -JulieFrom: A New Addiction - Valerie Alexander
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong -- because someday you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
Their love was like a prison, and I the willing inmate. - Steve Maraboli
Right person, wrong timing doesn’t mean God was wrong. It means you were there at the right time to fulfill something else. Look for it. - Shannon L. Alder
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it. - Thomas Jefferson
Sometimes you know you've got a chance with a girl because she wants to fight with you. If the world wasn't so messed up, it wouldn't be like that. If the world was normal, a girl being nice to you would be a good sign, but in the real world, it isn't. - Nick Hornby
Long time ago I had this thing called hope, but like I said it was long ago - JJM
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year. - Tom Lehrer
the music was human; the static was natural. - John Updike
Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared. a - George S. Clason
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again. - Augustine of Hippo
No, no, it's not all random, if it was really random, the universe would abandon us completely, and the universe doesn't. It takes care of its most fragile creations in ways we can't see. - R.J. Palacio
It was hope, dying unsurprised. - Laini Taylor
Who would have listened to his tales of woe when his love was the flickering lamp over his own decaying tomb? - Faraaz Kazi
Who was it who said something about the Indians being argumentative, good soul, let him come to Haridwar and meet this bunch. Good for him too, if he adapts with age; for if after fifty you don't live the aspirations of the young, go away. Who needs spectacle snails salivating on the Soma of youth? - Aporva Kala
I was so alone that every day was like eating my own heart. - Junot Díaz
The fallacy in Peter's mind was this: he believed his relationship was dependent on his consistency in producing the qualities he thought had earned him the Lord's approval. - Lloyd John Ogilvie
All she wanted was a family, all he wanted was fame; as their relationship famished. - Anthony Liccione
He'd fought hard, Lida told me, as if there was another way to fight. - John Green
Shetani ni mungu wa dunia hii kwa wale wasiomwamini Mungu. Kwa wale wanaomwamini Mungu, Mungu ndiye Mungu wa dunia hii. - Enock Maregesi
One day when I was praying, it suddenly occurred to me thatI was talking to myself. - Peter O' Toole
Accept what it, forget what was. - Sue Fitzmaurice
Spoken words evaporated into the air just as easily as burned letters, but the sound of them seemed immortal. It was as if a word spoken could not be destroyed. - Laura Moncur
I was a fool for love, I was a fool. - Tegan Quin
It wasn't until I look inside myself that I found the truth of it all. - Anthony L. Williamms
There was once a house built out of memories and inside this house lived a woman called The Memory Snatcher. This woman was my Aunt Beydan. She was a sorceress and as a child I feared she would stalk me in my sleep and steal all my memories until I could no longer remember who I was. - Diriye Osman
Gentle With Them Thar Spurs'—a sequel to 'Riders of the Purple Sau-Sage.' Spurs was the feminist novel of its day…which was Tuesday." —Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
[On Jason Mashak's I Was Trained to See Shadows, in his poetry book SALTY AS A LIP:] A nice bit of smooth, full-bodied, surreal story telling. I like it. - John Bennett
If you had to define stress, it would not be far off if you said it was the process of living. The process of living is the process of having stress imposed on you and reacting to it. - Stanley J. Sarnoff
Little Joe was still behind him. Eli could feel it. He wanted to look back, but he couldn’t. The tears were too close. If he were Fancy, he’d turn around and kick and buck and moo and do just about anything to keep his calf near. But Eli wasn’t Fancy; he was a farmer. - Sandra Neil Wallace
The suicide committed by Sampson was partly determined by the craftiness of Delilah and partly decided by the disobedience of Sampson. Satan uses crafty means to set traps for us, but by our obedience of the laws of God, the traps remain functionless. - Israelmore Ayivor
God never said that we wouldn’t have unfair situations, that we wouldn’t experience loss. But He promised if we would stay in faith, He would restore everything that was stolen. - Joel Osteen
Her friends used to tell her it wasn't rape if the man was your husband. She didn't say anything, but inside she seethed; she wanted to take a knife to their faces. - F. H. Batacan
Wanting to be someone you're not is a waste of the person you are. - Kurt Cobain
I thought yesterday was the first day of the rest of my life but it turns out today is. - Steve Martin
The only confession Jolene had ever wrenched from him was that he had cared about her. - Erin McCarthy
The only time, time is wasted; is when it isn't wasted. - Jonathan Bingham
One of the most difficult things I ever did was learn to support myself through my whole range of emotional experiences without running away. - Vironika Tugaleva
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book. - Margaret Walker
Kevin was sitting on the railing waiting patiently and looking up at the sky with his mouth agape in a totally comical way. Kayn walked up beside him and teased, Trying to catch flies? (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American. - Daniel Webster
I was just trying to open the door... but the walls fall down - Saket Assertive
Let us save what remains: not by vaults and locks which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time, but by such a multiplication of copies, as shall place them beyond the reach of accident. - Thomas Jefferson
Good man are those who we have neglected because of their life time. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
For, in his opinion, to study nature was a form of worship. - Iain Pears
I do not put much stock in "believing in God." The grammar of "belief" invites a far too rationalistic account of what it means to be a Christian. "Belief" implies propositions about which you get to make up your mind before you know the work they are meant to do. - Stanley Hauerwas
Die Freiheit des Menschen liegt nicht darin, dass er tun kann, was er will, sondern dass er nicht tun muss, was er nicht will. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
He was alone in his wonderment,amoung creatures incapable of wonder--for them it was enough to exist and go their way. - Pope John Paul II
In truth, there was only one Christian, and he died on the cross. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I have the charisma of the chipmunk. I never have thought I was smart. I thought the people I dealt with were dumb. - Hyman George Rickover
Ik lees nauwelijks fictie. Onder ons gezegd en gezwegen, ik vind het iets voor verveelde huisvrouwen. Fictie. Dan Brown heb ik gelezen, omdat zoveel mensen dat kochten. Ik dacht, eens kijken of de massa smaak heeft. Maar dat was dus niet zo. - Arnon Grunberg
I am serving the purpose for which I was designed, therefore I am satisfied with my existence. - Kevin J. Anderson
Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can't accept who you are. - Turcois Ominek
A piercing screech from above caught my attention. However, it was the arm landing beside me with teeth marks that let me know what was going on. Can you be a little more careful where you let body parts fall?- Faith, Witch Devotions - Elizabeth J. Kolodziej
I just want to feel like home. I just want Rosabelle. My other half. Where she was day, I was night. While I was earth, she was sky." -Dreams, Smiles, and Bloody Tears - Chamera Sampson
Holding onto what was isn't healthy for what is. - Hannah Whitall Smith
The sacred sense of beyond, of timelessness, of a world which had an eternal value and the substance of which was divine had been given back to me today by this friend of mine who taught me dancing. - Hermann Hesse
She wasn't where she had been. She wasn't where she was going, but she was on her way. - Jodi Hills
She was conscious that the things she did were the things she had always wanted to do. - Zelda Fitzgerald
I was behind, but now I'm below. Hopefully, they'll have books wherever I go... - Carmen DeSousa
My two favourite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. The perfect day: riding a bike to the library. - Peter Golkin
For me, sleep equaled death. How was closing your eyes and losing consciousness any different from death? What separated temporary loss of consciousness from permanent obliteration? - Lena Dunham
I always secretly looked forward to nothing going as planned. That way, I wasn't limited by my imagination. That way, anything can, and always did, happen. - CrimethInc.
The sea was as dark as dreams and as deep as sleep. - Orhan Pamuk
Het was een vergissing vanwege de juf, te denken dat alleen de dingen die in de boeken staan interessant zijn. Ook deze, die er nog niet in staan, zijn merkwaardig. - Louis Paul Boon
It was as if life could be shown but never explained, and words - all the words that did not say things directly - were for him the most truthful. - Richard Flanagan
For a moment, I believed in fate. Such a delicate balance of events had lead to us meeting. It all seemed too much to be a coincidence because I was so delusional in my infatuation. I fell into the trap of my own idea of how things should be. - Ashley Sarel
I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot. - Judy Garland
At least when I was govenor, cocaine was expensive.
In the begining there was nothing, and it exploded. - Terry Pratchett
When I couldn't speak I was not drawn into silence, silence captured me. - Thomas Harris
Everything that ever happened is just stories now, Earl. But it was all very real to people while it was happening. Wasn't it? - Terry Moore
Magic was a truly beautiful disease. - V.E. Schwab
Well, the man who first translated the bible into English was burned at the stake, and they've been at it ever since. Must be all that adultery, murder and incest. But not to worry. It's back on the shelves. - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
The artist's greatest creation beganthe night he washed his memory of his failuresrubbed opium on his lipsdrank the wine that women offered himand lay down and wept. - Roman Payne
The celebrated Galen said that employment was nature's physician. It is indeed so important to happiness that indolence is justly considered the parent of misery.
I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth. - Chico Marx
Where you come from is gone, where you thought you were going to was never there, and where you are is no good unless you can get away from it. Where is there a place for you to be? No place... Nothing outside you can give you any place... In yourself right now is all the place you've got. - Flannery O'Connor
Life is something that really cannot be explained. It got to be experienced! For experiencing life to its fullest an attitudes of openness, gratefulness, happiness, flexibility are required. But most of all 'being in love' is crucial to live life to its fullest potential. - Vishwas Chavan
I just thought that was the most noble contribution you could make to human kind, was to be a teacher. - Dudley Flood
There was not a moving up into vacated places; there was simply an anachronistic staying on between a vanishing past and an incalculable future. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
It wasn't until I started reading and found books they wouldn't let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else. - John Waters
If you aren't constantly focused on your goals, you can easily waste all of the time, energy and money you invest in pursuing them. - Rob Liano
I know he's a good person. And he said he was sorry. And I love him. And when you love a person, you have to forgive him sometimes. - Gabrielle Zevin
People usualy use "move on" when their heart broke because of love. Most don't understand when father, mother, sister or brother has died, you might have needed more strength to move on. It was like living with no air. - Glad Munaiseche
A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government - Spurious quote attributed to George Washington but never said by him .
I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity. - William Blake
I gradually became aware that my interiority was inseparable from my exteriority, that the geography of my city was the geography of my soul. - Aleksandar Hemon
Ultimately, I hoped the tiny-house guy was similar to me: a sane person without a big agenda, who simply wanted a way to make sense of the world, to create a new map with a big X in the middle labeled "Home," even if that meant shrinking his world down to the size of an area rug. - Dee Williams
He wrote as a young man that God's noblest gift was the gift of an inquiring mind. - John Adams
Well, the only time you can realize you are strong is when you ignored the negativity you are surrounding by and only focus on possibilities within your imagination. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
That little man in black over there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him. - Sojourner Truth
She smiled and her whole face lit up. Or maybe it was mine. All I know for certain is that smile lit up even my darkest days. - J. Sterling
No gasp at a miracle that is truly miraculous because the magic lies in the fact that you knew it was there for you all along. - Toni Morrison
You sip the water from the same ocean in which all the hope was lost. Us - Saleem Sharma
I find my solitude between people when they were many and I was alone. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
Her wild heart was rare, she saw blessings were most saw burdens & if one thing was certain; her smile was like a flower in the sunshine - Nikki Rowe
My original intent was to write a horror story about someone who loses his mind and slowly begins to unravel. The story, as I envisioned it, would evoke horror within the context of psychological decay, entropy. - Jupiter Cutter
Still the most magical day of my life was the day I became a mom. - Linda Becker
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. - Lucille Ball
One minute of sincere gratitude can wash away a lifetime’s disappointments. - Silvia Hartmann
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. - Groucho Marx
I was married, a mom, and a career woman—the holy trinity of women in the twenty-first century. The three expressions were truly distinct, but the unity of them created the essence. I must confess I felt in control, much more than I felt blessed. - Sharon Nir
So... what was the reason to don't be social!???...Oh, thanks Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution for reminding me. - Deyth Banger
And it's time people told the truth about beautiful women. They do not shimmer down staircases. They do not descend, as was once supposed, from on high, attached to nothing other than wings. - Zadie Smith
Forgotten hero was never the real hero, real hero can not be forgotten. - Amit Kalantri
For a more than miffed Midnight, fate was for emperors, fools and soppy lovers: - fate was the self-important egotism of those doing well, the sheer unbearable arrogance of the living and loved. - Tom Conrad
What if the very reason you were created was to be creative? - Michelle Dennis Evans
The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P. J. O'Rourke
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now ... - C.J. Heck
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver
He wasn't aware of it but when he smiled he looked like an amiable bear. When he didn't smile he didn't look amiable - Emma Goldrick
Look at mirror! What do you see in you? Do you see someone who can't amount anything in life or do you see a unique human being that was born to dream and conquer the world. - Euginia Herlihy
It was as if we'd known each other for a thousand years. - C.J. English
Here in the trees it was much easier to believe the absurdities that embarrassed me indoors. Nothing had changed in this forest for thousands of years, and all the myths and legends of a hundred different lands seemed much more likely in this green haze than they had in my clear-cut bedroom. - Stephenie Meyer
Only those who are brainwashed and foolsbelieve in the existence of a god.Those who are indifferent just pretend. - A.J. Beirens
Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up.
Why this candle?Why this cake?The day of my birth is not today.I was born when you said, 'Hey. - Kamand Kojouri
That day we held our hands and each other was indeed a beautiful dream. But, we all wake up in the end. - Luke Blaise Pereira
The most glorious moment you will ever experience in your life is when you look back and see how God was protecting you all this time. - Shannon L. Alder
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Pablo Picasso
My tears were wiped away, my heart was strong, I saw the way of healing…I said, God help me now to preach the Word to all the dying around, and tell them how ‘tis Satan still defiles, and Jesus still delivers, for He is just the same today. - John Alexander Dowie
For a long time, it was one of these things where—I was really much younger than now—my whole "brand" both to the investors and to our board members was this crazy Russian boy-genius who comes out and sprinkles magic dust on technology and things just work. - Max Levchin
I was overlooking the heights and I felt somewhere in between! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
i can't go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then. - Lewis Carroll
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second-rate technology, who led them into it in the first place. - Douglas Adams
Having been engaged rather a lot of times, was asked whether a lady should give back the ring. Her answer?"Of course dahlink, but first, you take out all the diamonds. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages. - Ruth Hurmence Green
When the conventional wisdom of physics seemed to conflict with an elegant theory of his, Einstein was inclined to question that wisdom rather than his theory, often to have his stubbornness rewarded. - Walter Isaacson
Nothing is a waste of time unless you think it is. - Marty Rubin
Sometimes time is all we have with the people we love the most. I ask you to slow down in life. To take your time, but don’t waste it…." THE LEGACY OF LUCY HARTE, out Jan 6th (Harper Impulse) - Emma Heatherington
Happiness just wasn't part of the job description back then. You tried to find a helpmate to keep the cold wind and dogs at bay. Happiness just wasn't part of the equation. Survival was. - Robin Green
I love you," she told him, and he knew that this was true, and she knew that he believed her; but when she said it she saw the chain around his ankle, a length of links that let him wander, but not far. She did not see the chain around her own ankle, because love is blind. - Sonya Hartnett
We do not have to dig deep into history to understand the reality. The examples of Saddam Hussain, who was executed after a sham trial and the case of Muammar Gaddafi, who killed after surrendering in broad daylight, have given enough factual reality to understand the painful truth. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
It was as important to live poetically as to write poems. - James Broughton
I wanted to tell her happy was hard for me. But I think she already knew that. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
i loved him, every inch of his being, but i realised one day; if loving him meant losing me, than loving him was not enough anymore. - Nikki Rowe
But everything evened out eventually, didn’t it every wave subsided, lapsed back into the ocean, returning, giving them time to put themselves back together again. He was her moon. He balanced out her tides. - Katie Neipris
If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter. - John M. Gottman
There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
Remind me to thank God I don’t have a sister.Caine eyed him critically. He was a filthy heap of blood and soot and sand stuck to the gun oil on his face. Yeah, without much enthusiasm. I’ll thank Him for ya. - V.S. Carnes
I wonder if he had a Cathy and who see was. - John Steinbeck
Fair as the moon and joyful as the light;Tot wan with waiting, not with sorrow dim; Not as she is, but was when hope shone bright;Not as she is, but as she fills his dreams. - Christina Rossetti
I have gotten a lot more attention than...other women that I find incredibly beautiful. And this has happened to me ever since I was a girl, when I was flat, had no teeth, was skinny and small as I could be. I always got more attention than anyone else. If I hadn't, I would have made sure I did. - Salma Hayek
I tasted too what was called the sweet of revenge - but it was transient, it expired even with the object, that provoked it. - Ann Radcliffe
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
Very few people in the USA realize that a nuclear war was waged with nature in the southwest by their own military. - Steven Magee
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
Sometimes I feel like my whole life before she died was a dream. - Ann Dee Ellis
Pain is a very precious gift. Do not waste it.
As it was, she always did whatever occurred to her, which was, admittedly, not difficult for someone in her position, coming from a background where rick of failure was minimal; in fact, you had to work hard to fail in her world. - Hanif Kureishi
Today I was overwhelmed, Yesterday I was too. There’s a high probability that tomorrow will bring a few moments of the same. I know my state is because of my nature. Embrace your inner overachiever. - Colleen Ferrary Bader
Scatter the names of all those who have ever lived over the surface of the knowable cosmos, and it would remain, for all purposes, as unnamed as it was before the small, anomalous flicker of human life appeared on this small, wildly atypical planet. - Marilynne Robinson
It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find out the next morning that it was someone else. - Samual Rogers
Time is given us to be happy and for no other reason [...] When we waste time, we waste happiness. - L. Frank Baum
It was the first honest emotional connection I'd had in a while. So I immediately panicked and had to leave. - Candace Bushnell
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
I would rather go out of politics having the feeling that I had done what was right than stay in with the approval of all men, knowing in my heart that I have acted as I ought not to. - Theodore Roosevelt
Because the fact of not being understood by other people had become my only real source of pride, I was never confronted by any impulse to express things and to make others understand something that I knew. - Yukio Mishima
How to "change the world" in two words: S.T.A.R.T. N.O.W.1. START - Serve. Thank. Ask. Receive. Trust.2. NOW - No Opportunity Wasted - Richie Norton
The American family shattered for the simple reason that it was American, not global. - John F. MacArthur Jr.
Never believe a friend who offered you his friendship just because he was getting bored. - Amit Kalantri
To fall for the notion of a 'double truth' and argue there was one set of truths for reason and another for faith and never the two shall meet made nonsense of the idea of truth itself. - Arthur Herman
If there was a God, he'd guide the winds, let them blow for me so that, with a tug of my string, I'd cut loose my pain, my longing. - Khaled Hosseini
There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time. - Rebecca West
Tell me what we had was real, I whisper. - Simone Elkeles
so höre denn, was zu hören lohnt: es fürchte der weise die nacht ohne mond. - Patrick Rothfuss
This universe was created for the love, by the love, and with love. - Debasish Mridha
It was perfect, but perfection is terrifying. - Dominic Riccitello
That was when it became abundantly clear to me that simply eating in a way that avoided hurting others was never going to be enough if my eating habits were still hurting me. - Jasmin Singer
Finn?Yeah?Remember how you said the ball was in my court?He pressed his forehead to hers for a beat, like he was working on control. She knew she should be as well but she didn’t want him to leave, didn’t want to be alone in this. Don’t go, she whispered softly. - Jill Shalvis
At a time India was known as golden bird because of its huge amount of gold assets. Let's make India once again the same golden bird full of innovation and technology. - Prakhar Srivastav
But no sooner had morning broken than he took hold of his whip and ceremoniously stepped out to address his slaves. Each blow was liberating, it was like unshaking proof of the great lie of God’s existence. - Juhani Peltonen
SCEPTER, n. A king's staff of office, the sign and symbol of his authority. It was originally a mace with which the sovereign admonished his jester and vetoed ministerial measures by breaking the bones of their proponents. - Ambrose Bierce
Even he, to whom most things that most people would think were pretty smart were pretty dumb, thought it was pretty smart. - Douglas Adams
Our first act as free men was to throw ourselves onto the provisions. thats all we thought about. No thought of revenge, or of parents. Only of bread. - Elie Wiesel
A day without love and gratitude is a day without significance and wasted. - Debasish Mridha
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. - Thomas Jefferson
Standing beside you,I took an oathto make your life simpler by complicating mineand what I always thought would happen did:I was lifted up in joy. - David Ignatow
If you are lucky, there is a moment in your life when you have some say as to what your currency is going to be. I decided early on it was not going to be my looks. - Amy Poehler
I was afraid that your buns were blown all the way to the Bardot Museum in Paris, where they put them on display, and then…. Mina said, Were they displayed like this?" —Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
What if I was truly my brother's keeper? And what if I really loved my neighbor? And what if it really wasn't about me but about we - where would we be? The possibilities should blow your mind. But since it's not - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I used to measure the skies, now I measure the shadows of Earth.Although my mind was sky-bound, the shadow of my body lies here.[Epitaph he composed for himself a few months before he died] - Johannes Kepler
The universe was alive with staccato radio chatter and art and curiosity and wonder and change. - Exurb1a
He said he was going to fix everything and I believed him. But I believed him before and again some. And I guess I got lost in the resentment of disbelief. - Dominic Riccitello
(She) could have read for hours, except that recently she had discovered holes and crevices between the words which she immediately had to fill with her own ideas until she was fed up with patching up the makeshift constructs. - Gerhard Amanshauser
The old gal was only another lonely creature in a world that didn’t care - Charles Bukowski
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste - Henry Ford
He sighed and bowed deeply. Sundari. I was standing here thinking nothing could be more beautiful than this sunset tonight, but I was mistaken. You standing here in the setting sun with your hair and skin aglow is almost more than a man can…fully appreciate. - Colleen Houck
Worries are wasted energies.You can have a joyful life when you let go of your worries. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The patent system was established, I believe, to protect the lone inventor. In this it has not succeeded. The patent system protects the institutions which favor invention. - Ernst Alexanderson
After supper they saw Kaluka to the boardwalk, and then strolled back along the beach to Asbury. The evening sea was a new sensation, for all its color and mellow age was gone, and it seemed the bleak waste that made the Norse sagas sad. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anaïs Nin
I feel there's a funny little hole in me that wasn't there before, like a splinter in your finger, but this is somewhere above my stomach. - Louise Fitzhugh
The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon. - Kurt Vonnegut
I like the libertarian view, which is to leave everyone alone. Even as a kid, I was annoyed by people who wanted to tell everyone how to live. - Clint Eastwood
You wanted a wife but I wasstill a girl. - Kate Chisman
I wasted time, now time doth waste me. - William Shakespeare
It was one of those days when I was thinking too much, too fast. Only it was more like the thoughts had a mind of their own and going all by themselves at a hundred miles a second, and I was just sitting back, feeling the growing paranoia inside of me. - Sasha Mizaree
There was a beautiful time... - Sylvia Plath
I’ve written for the waste basket so often that we’ve become friends. He writes too, but it’s mostly garbage. - Ryan Lilly
If I had a choice, if I had understood earlier that the reason my days were all the same was because I wanted them like that, perhaps... - Paulo Coelho
Tell me, Mr. Bennet, how can we amuse you during your visit? Do you hunt? Lady Catherine was spooning her turtle soup, blowing delicately to cool it.I am certain an animal would sooner die of laughter than gunshot wound if I even made the attempt. - Karen V. Wasylowski
Her date was pleasant enough, but she knew that if her life was a movie this guy would be buried in the credits as something like "Second Tall Man". - Russell Beland
i do not know how to live tepidly.i was never built to fit in.i live by my souland my soul is insane. - Ava
And that's my comfort--that someone else was there and experienced the same thing. How else could I know it was real and not merely a dream? - Craig Thompson
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. - Rabindranath Tagore
The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
Ivy was particularly adept at being ignorant but could cause