Quotation Explorer - 'Was'

(From Boulez, an authorized biography by Joan Peyser)At the chapel door he [a priest associated with a school Boulez attended] asked me if what he had been told was true: that Boulez no longer believed in God. I said it was... - Pierre Boulez
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night: God said, "Let Tesla be", and all was light.
To create man was a fine and original idea; but to add sheep was a tautology. - Mark Twain
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
Kad viskas daugiau ar mažiau buvę anksto nulemta. Kad žmonės tesą priemonės vieni kitų gyvenime. Kad dalykai, tokie baisūs tau ir kitiems, tikrųjų gali tapti palaima. - Herbjørg Wassmo
Hannah means The Honeycomb of Abundant nutrients which Nourish my soul to be Noble in my all networks with an Affable Humility. - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
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 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
You mean other than the wings? I once ate nine snicker bars in a row without barfing. It was a record. - James Patterson
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
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
Age to me means nothing. I can't get old; I'm working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you're working, you stay young. When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age. - George Burns
I had never seen such sorrow; it appalled me. And I was even more appalled by her attempts to overcome it, because they so plainly, pathetically failed and in failing opened up a view of the world I had only begun to suspect, where wounds did not heal, and things did not work out for the best - Tobias Wolff
And is often the case with faith, I thought I was being asked a favor, when in fact I was being given one". - Mitch Albom
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
Being strong-willed is not enough, however. You also have to be hard on yourself. Someone who was strong-willed but self-indulgent would not be called determined. Determination implies your willfulness is balanced by discipline. - Paul Graham
How terrible it was to still be mentally and emotionally attached to someone from whom you have been physically separated. - Elif Shafak
No evil ever came from a woman’s womb that wasn’t placed there first by a man.’... Tantie Neptune, Lucifer's Key by , due 2013 - Charles A. Cornell
The door to her heart was locked up tight, but he could still see a faint glow escaping through the keyhole. - John Mark Green
I was only 44, which is childhood philosophy. - Will Durant
The lesson of Buffett was: To succeed in a spectacular fashion you had to be spectacularly unusual. - Michael Lewis
Good and evil are both within us. And when our primitive ancestors humanized these natural qualities of the mind, they got two completely opposite supernatural characters. One was the merciful lord almighty and the other was the wicked devil. - Abhijit Naskar
One day you'll be like me" is a waste to say. Instead you should "Someday you'll be better than me. - ParadoxReader
I knew her before she was a virgin. - Oscar Levant
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. - Henry David Thoreau
The amount of people I met that had heart problems surprised me in high altitude astronomy. I had not seen it in other fields. After a decade of working at high altitudes, I was also diagnosed with a heart problem. - Steven Magee
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
It was about as easy getting the Statue of Liberty to spread cunny, which did take some dynamite persuasion. - William T. Vollmann
He`s quite extraordinary with his moves and spins. I think he was a baton girl in a past life [on his co-star Hayden Christensen]. - Ewan McGregor
I, myself, spent 9 years in an insane asylum and never had any suicidal tendencies, but I know that every conversation I had with a psychiatrist during the morning visit made me long to hang myself because I was aware that I could not slit his throat. - Antonin Artaud
From the tattered edges of an exhausted mind, inspiration blooms... mental filters disintegrate and walls crumble, as the ocean of creativity washes over everything. - Jaeda DeWalt
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
The girl was a gypsy before an illness took control of her legs, now she watches in awe the world pass by whilst stillness teaches her about inner strength. - Nikki Rowe
Let me nurture my wings, for I was born to fly. - Ankita Singhal
Israel's first king, Saul, looked like he was born for the role. He was tall, handsome, intelligent, and sensitive to God's leading. But he eventually lost most of his attractive qualities, the most important being obedience. - Charles R. Swindoll
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
But there was another class of people, the real people. To this class they all belonged, and in it the great thing was to be elegant, generous, plucky, gay, to abandon oneself without a blush to every passion, and to laugh at everything else. - Leo Tolstoy
Smartass Disciple: What were you thinking when the truth is revealed unto you?Master of Stupidity: I wasn't thinking. I was having sex when it came to my mind. - Toba Beta
But that was the cruelty of fate, whether you were dying at sea or simply trying to get through high school. Sometimes fate kissed you. Sometimes it snubbed you. Sometimes it passed you a love note, and that note was a lie. - Kathy Parks
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. - Groucho Marx
Fiction may amuse us, but reality instills lessons to be imbibed through experience; to 'live' this stark reality called 'life' as a blessing, whereas some foolishly waste it by following fiction and fictitious characters. - Henrietta Newton Martin
It was beautiful in a harsh I'm-going-to-gut-you-like-a-fish kind of way. - Rick Riordan
The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary. - Wilhelm Reich
Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. - Thomas Paine
I was emotionally scarred we could not get it away - Corinne Bailey Rae
The only time, time is wasted; is when it isn't wasted at all. - Jonathan Bingham
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back. - Richard Lewis
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
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.
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now ... - C.J. Heck
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
What would I look like if everything that I am, no secrets, was put on paper? Would I be horrifying? - Jackie Blue
It was as if we'd known each other for a thousand years. - C.J. English
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. - Nelson Mandela
I was born in a hospital. I do not want to die in one. - J.R. Rim
Everyone realized that Computervision stock was the golden goose. But one grabbed the leg, another grabbed a wing, another got the neck, all pulling hard, and they realize now they could kill the goose if they keep this up.
Everywhere I looked, hope existed - but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life. - Joan D. Chittister
A foe to God was never true friend to man - Edward Young
No one knows, and few conceive, the agony of mind that I have suffered from the time that I was made by circumstances, and not by my volition, a candidate for the Presidency till I was dismissed from that station by the failure of my election. - John Quincy Adams
Saying his name stabbed my heart, like someone had ripped through my carefully stitched up world and exposed the infected, pulsing red tissue that I thought was healing. - Colleen Houck
The artist is the only one qualified to criticize his art, because only the artist knows what he was trying to express and how satisfied he is with the attempt. - Ron Brackin
Now he was nothing to her, just a lesson in time, a wicked boy-man, incapable of wealth or prestige. - Coco J. Ginger
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
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
Love is like a shining light in the darkness, closing eyes to pretend you didn't see it will not wash it away. - Jean Nshimiyimana
When I was a kid, I used think that my mother has some kind of magic in her hands because the same food eaten by her hands, tasted different.And now when I am grown up.. I am sure.. she has some magic in her hands.. - Himmilicious
I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me. - Anwar el-Sadat
When some of my friends have asked me anxiously about their boys, whether they should let them hunt, I have answered yes-- remembering that it was one of the best parts of my education-- make them hunters. - Henry David Thoreau
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: I was watching an old western and started thinking the Good, the Bad and the Ugly are present in all of us. What determines which one dominates is the one that is fed. Which one are you feeding? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
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
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
Depression, as far as I'm concerned, is just a waste of time. - Helen Reddy
Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them. - Paulo Coelho
I almost thought that marriage was a cure to loneliness, alas! so many are lonely inside marriage. Then I realized it's not marriage that takes the loneliness away, but when both within marriage honour God and the vows made before Him. - Gugu Mona
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
I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilized music in the world. - Peter Ustinov
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
Sir, pay no attention to the people who say the glass is half empty, because 32% means it's 2/3 empty. There's still some liquid in that glass is my point, but I wouldn't drink it. The last third is usually backwash.(Said to President Bush at the White House Correspondents Dinner) - Stephen Colbert
I realize how depraved it was to instill false guilt in an innocent child's conscience, causing a distorted image of life, God, & self, leaving little if any feeling of personal worth. - Mary Griffith
The past, the present, and the future walked into a bar. It was tense. - Martin Lex
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
Fate never promises to tell you everything up front. You aren't always shown the path in life you're supposed to take. But if there was one thing she'd learned in the past few weeks, it was that sometimes, when you're really lucky, you meet someone with a map. - Sarah Addison Allen
This kiss was better than any climb or bungee jump or zip line. Better than any other kiss. Damn him. - Robin Bielman
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 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
Curiosity was a form of lust, a wandering cupidity of the eye and the mind.
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
‎Books admitted me to their world open-handedly, as people for their most part, did not. The life I lived in books was one of ease and freedom, worldly wisdom, glitter, dash and style. - Jonathan Raban
If love wasn’t conditional, every single first encounter with individuals of your 'preferred' gender would result in *love at first sight.* - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
...And her tears turned into blood, because what she was losing was thicker than water. - Anonymous
Tobak Davenport, who is a cross between some Sugar Puffs and Lynn Faulds-Wood, was squatting there before being removed by the local constabulary after he went round to complain about Luther Blisset’s pet turkey fouling the communal herb garden. - St John Morris
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
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
She wondered which was worse—living your whole life staring at yourself or waiting your whole life for someone to stare back at you. - Angela Lam (Turpin)
Maxim 6: If violence wasn't your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
The Enlightened one (Gnani Purush) never wastes his time in counting money; focus of the awareness of the self (upayog) is wasted in doing this. One's focused awareness (upayog) is where he has ‘interest’! - Dada Bhagwan
Voter apathy was, and will remain the greatest threat to democracy. - Hazen Pingree
Yesterday I was clever and tried to change the world. Today I am wise and try to change myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn't that long ago that we were swept away by the Macarena. - Jon Stewart
This was fast becoming messy war with our hall now covered in foam and a puddle of green slime... - Andy Dale
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
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
Home was never a dream for homeless people as they used to have their homes. Living in a home was their reality. Now we need to help them to find the lost-reality again. - Munia Khan
Here was an absolutely compelling road sign. Stay on the road of objective truth - there is objective being and objective value. Stay on the road. There is Truth. There is a Point and Purpose and Essence to it all. Keep searching. You will find it. - John Piper
Harry then did something that was both very brave and very stupid - J.K. Rowling
How could I possibly NOT be disappointed by what I would find? Nothing had ever met my expectation, since nothing could compete with my doctoring imagination, my pathetic compulsion to make the world quanter, funnier, kinder, and more mysterious than it actually was. - Armistead Maupin
A strange smile was playing about his face, and Wendy saw it and shuddered. While that smile was on his face no one dared address him; all they could do was to stand ready to obey. - J.M. Barrie
Everything was for her.Everything else was for him. - Frank Lee
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience. - George Washington
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. - George Washington
She is a rare soul, she has this infectious energy that makes you want to run next to her, she belonged to no one but herself & to anyone that was yet understand themselves, found the missing pieces in her presence. - Nikki Rowe
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
Life is a most precious gift of the divine. - Vishwas Chavan
Night was spreading slowly around the spinning Earth. It should have been full of pinpricks of light. It was not. There were five billion people down there. What was going to happen soon would make barbarism look like a picnic - hot, nasty, and eventually given over to the ants. - Neil Gaiman
I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American. - Daniel Webster
He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain. - Douglas Jerrold
Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. - Malcolm X
I looked up fairness in the dictionary and it was not there. - William Giraldi
This, then, was Jango Fett's greatest reward, right here, sitting with his son, his young replica, sharing quiet moments. - R.A. Salvatore
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 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
It was a kind of sado-masochism. I would take the things that were painful to me and elevate them and, through the mantra of music, make them into a release. - Michael Gira
The solution is so obvious, but for so many of us we would travel a hundred miles out of the way to avoid it, gather a thousand opinions on the way and take a pit stop in fear to check our map before we proceed through hell. Heaven was always a direct flight with no layovers. - Shannon L. Alder
There was once a king, and he had a queen; and he was the manliest of his gender, and she was the loveliest of hers. They had nineteen children, and were always having more. - Charles Dickens
You put a new heart in Emma a long time ago, it just wasn’t the kind you were thinking of. He laughed to himself. Hope is an amazing thing. I saw it in Emma, saw it with my own eyes. - Charles Martin
Most world religions denounced war as a barbaric waste of human life. We treasured the teachings of these religions so dearly that we frequently had to wage war in order to impose them on other people. - Jon Stewart
What was once was hell to me, and reflected back with negativity, now has become the tools of positivity, sharing my experiences helps others to understand and grow stronger. - Mike Howarth-Baker
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
He said he liked my rhythm. I said I liked his heartbeat, and it was within that moment I knew our corners would never meet. - Dominic Riccitello
After the barter system money was introduced to the world and it had a limited value, but as the time passed it's value increased and now in 21st century money is given the value of GOD. - Neymat Khan
Sylvie wishes the anti-depressants had been around when she was in her early twenties, not only to rescue her from the dark tunnels that came when her brother first got sick, but also to keep her from fucking all those assholes. - Francesca Lia Block
younot wanting mewasthe beginning of mewanting myselfthank you - Nayyirah Waheed
The something which had been a future was now a present and would become a past. - Betty Smith
Not only is this not love; I think it is the most diabolical unfairness that was ever taught or devised. - Ruth Hurmence Green
If you can hear the humming sound of your air conditioner or fridge, it is a measure of time you are wasting. - J. K. Envy
History was once the future, the future will create history. - Daniel J. Hill
She had not thought it would be so easy to slip into the old roles. Cambridge had changed her fundamentally and she thought she was immune. No one in her family, however, noticed the transformation in her, and she was not able to resist the power of their habitual expectations. - Ian McEwan
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
And while she was fire,So fierce and so wild,I could only hope to be for her;The forests and the winds to carry her flame. - Morris R. Gates
I was in love with a beautiful blond once. She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for. - W.C. Fields
Don't you think saying goodbye to your child will make your death more painful?""Wouldn't it be great if it did?" I said. Lucy and I both felt that life wasn't about avoiding suffering. - Paul Kalanithi
While others were dreaming about it - I was getting it done. - Nathan W. Morris
Didn't know where I was going. Didn't care where I ended up. I knew I'd be okay though. - Darnell Lamont Walker
The row was actually about everything in creation, but it had for its subject of the moment the boy's mustache. - Kurt Vonnegut
Kicking a police car? Really?' Caleb shrugged. 'Car offended me. It was sitting right where I wanted to stand. What would you do? - Sherrilyn Kenyon
Shetani ni mungu wa dunia hii kwa wale wasiomwamini Mungu. Kwa wale wanaomwamini Mungu, Mungu ndiye Mungu wa dunia hii. - Enock Maregesi
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
Last night, I spoke to God.I told Him my plans. He started to cry.I thought I was great to move The Greatest to tears.He said that He was crying only becausemy plans were very differentthan His plans for me. - Kamand Kojouri
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
Sometimes with one I love, I fill myself with rage, for fear I effuse unreturn'd love; But now I think there is no unreturn'd love—the pay is certain, one way or another; (I loved a certain person ardently, and my love was not return'd; Yet out of that, I have written these songs.) - Walt Whitman
All I needed to know, all true knowledge, the only really essential knowledge, was to be found in the books I read and the music I listened to - Karl Ove Knausgård
A woman's whole life is a history of the affections. - Washington Irving
Life was mostly made up of things you couldn't control, full of surprises, and they weren't always good. Life wasn't what you made it. You were what life made you. - Sara Zarr
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
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
You know Becky, you haven't been the same since that crowbar fell on your head." - - said to me by my mother after I eloped with a guy I'd known for about 30 days, when I was 18 years old! - Becky Lewellen Povich
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
If you make your own path in this thing we call life, you will forever know that it was yours and not someone else's. - - Michael A. Contés II
Don’t waste your time on people; let them waste on you. - M.F. Moonzajer
The best book I've ever written wasn't the first...It was the book of life. - Khali Raymond
I was the future and shall be the past - I am a timeless, everlasting Now, so short I have no end, so long I have no duration. - Nanamoli Thera
I dreamt that I was old. And you you were beside me.Forever young in your hand, a cup of stars. - Joanne Harris
Then there was LSD, which was supposed to make you think you could fly. I remember it made you think you couldn't stand up, and mostly it was right.
But the truth was that he died from solitude, the enemy known but to few on this Earth, and whom only the simplest of us are fit to withstand. The brilliant Costaguanaro of the boulevards had died from solitude and want of faith in himself and others. - Joseph Conrad
As I was contemplating each second of your existence, the sound of nothing but your delicate breathing, brings me back the memories of experiences I have not yet experienced - Stephen Clayworth
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
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
Sometimes she wondered if the shape of his eyes affected how he saw things. That was probably the most racist question of all time. - Rainbow Rowell
Will you accompany me in this dance? he said, bowing and holding out his hand. No, thank you. Miri smiled. The prince frowned and looked and the chief delegate as if for assistance. Miri laughed self consciously. I, uh, I was teasing. - Shannon Hale
I realised that life had changed us both. But somehow, instead of heading into the same direction, we were rapidly diverging from a common point, until the link between us was fast fading away. - Jane Finn
We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear-brought experience. - George Washington
Her heart had grown so familiar to the pain of life without him, that to respond now seemed too large a pleasure she could not endure. If pain was love, then she loved fiercely. Yet knew she could not be near that boy again. - Coco J. Ginger
Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in my bath and she'd come in and sink my boats. - Woody Allen
Jesus is great -- is there a better role model? No. It's religion, it's the people who get in between -- the bureaucracy, you know. ... It's the way people abuse Jesus. Was there ever a greater victim of name dropping? - Bill Maher
Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young. - Caesar Augustus
God has to work in the soul in secret and in darkness because if we fully knew what was happening, and what Mystery, transformation, God and Grace will eventually ask of us, we would either try to take charge or stop the whole process. - San Juan de la Cruz
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
In the way this strange gentleman was going on, he would leave the world without having done any good to himself or anybody else. - Jules Verne
Her smile was like a Samuel Beckett play - easy to read but difficult to interpret. - Bob Smith
I was my own boss, but that all changed the day I got married. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies. - Lord Chesterfield
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
Nico was wrong. The Book of Fate isn't already written. It's written every day.Some scars never heal.Then again, some do. - Brad Meltzer
Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed. - W. C. Fields
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
The world isn’t waiting for you. It doesn’t even know that you're alive. But it needs you, and it won’t know about you until and unless you get yourself out there. - Steven Washer
I knew that something profound was coming my way and I was just treading water, waiting for it. I didn't know what it was. I didn't know where it was. I didn't know if it was coming next year or next month. But I knew I was different from my friends in where I was going. - Diana Princess of Wales
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. - John Lennon
Falling in love with someone is intentional, even if it was their looks that tripped you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Life isn't about wasting. its to live! - Mandeep Lakhan
Luz's manner of speaking made it clear that she had no idea what she might say next. It wasn't that she made things up, strictly speaking--only that facts were merely a point of departure for her. - Daniel Alarcón
I sat and reflected on the situation I had facedI needed answers to the questions I still, didnt have the courage to ask...But I need to know,How was this to be apart of my destiny? - Nikki Rowe
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
I'm sorry I have issues with my boyfriend doing other men. I'm sorry I have issues with me doing other men. Why was I always being made to feel guilty because I wasn't having sex with more people? Wasn't it supposed to be the other way around? - Laurell K. Hamilton
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. - George Bernard Shaw
On thinking about Hell, I gather My brother Shelley found it was a place Much like the city of London. I Who live in Los Angeles and not in London Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be Still more like Los Angeles. - Bertolt Brecht
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children. - Kingsley Amis
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. - Washington Irving
I'm actually way more funny now, because I'm hungry... If comedy comes from pain, I should be funnier now than I ever was. - Seth Rogen
...And maybe one day you will wake up as an infant in a completely different universe, and your entire life thus far was just one big dream. - Criss Jami
Not a drop in her eye because the pain in her heart was too much to cry! - Sima Mittal
I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a getter-doner, and it was okay to be identified by the neighbors as the little lady who had a dump truck of manure delivered, a load that made the entire neighborhood smell like a dairy barn for weeks. - Dee Williams
The greatest requirement placed on fallen humanity was not one of responsibility but one of relationship. (The Lonesome God) - Jonathan R. Walton
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
When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained. - Edward R. Murrow
When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope still is to leave the world a little bit better for my having been here. It's a wonderful life and I love it. - Jim Henson
You are more likely to find three TVs inside a randomly selected house than you are to find a single book that is or was not read to pass an exam, to please God, or to be a better cook. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The soul was the first temple; love was the first religion. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I heard raindrops in the nightPattering upon my eaves,Like a pleasing lullabyEasing me back to sleep,Which I thought was odd a bit,For I awoke because of it. - Pepper Blair
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
I wonder if he had a Cathy and who see was. - John Steinbeck
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
We are racing down Main Street. Arthur is right on the tail of a blck sedan with tinted windows that won't pull over. He slams the horn."Arthur," I say.The car doesn't yield."Arthur," I say.He hits the horn again, still close on the car's bummper."Arthur, our turn was back there. - Peter Canning
Because Dad told you he'd be here forever. Because I thought forever was like Mars -- far away. - Kwame Alexander
[The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression. - Dan Quayle
Once upon a time, there was a story. But no one to tell it. - A.D.Y. Howle
We talked for hours. He talked and I listened. It was like wind and sunlight. It blew all the cobwebs away. - John Fowles
One look at each other and it was immediately understood that they both needed a clean slate,,, The obliteration of memory. - Colum McCann
When I see an evil person, I cannot believe that once he was an innocent and sweet baby. - Amit Kalantri
...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
Yet if I was asked to do this again - in fact, if I was ever asked to repeat any of my experiences - I'd have to say, fuck it, bring them on. I've no regrets.This is what it means to be alive. - John Barrowman
I did realize, as do you, how blessed I was to know bookjoy, the private pleasure of savoring text. - Pat Mora
I remember making that vow, the one not to forget. Not to remember what happened, but to remember who I was and how I felt. - Neil Gaiman
We keep drifting till we see light. Seldom do we realize that the light was always there! - Avijeet Das
I grew up in an era that was a golden age of the blockbuster, when something we might call a family film could have universal appeal. That's something I want to see again. In terms of the tone of the film, it looks at where we are as a people and has a universality about human experience. - Christopher J. Nolan
I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Isaac Newton
She was certain this trip would be a landslide of regret, anger and resentment, crumbling around a day of sadness. - Shannyn Leah, Lakeshore Secrets
It was my grandmother who first told me that a woman marries a man in the belief that he'll change but he doesn't -- and a man marries a woman in the belief that she won't change but she does. - James Carlos Blake
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
Rakitin was dishonest and was decidedly unaware of it; that, on the contrary, knowing that he wouldn't steal money from the table, he ultimately considered himself a man of the highest integrity. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
While sitting in the darkness in complete silence, I never realized how much there was to see and hear. There is sight and sound in darkness and silence. Learn to look and listen. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Don't leave it all unsaid,somewhere in the wasteland of your head. - Morrissey
She was born of space. And starlight. But she bled wrath. And vengeance.."[From Current Work In Progress] - Jenna Streety
You are part of God's plan and if you stop yourself because you don't think you are not good enough, we lose your unique and needed contribution to the world. Your life was a gift, and what you do with it will be a gift to God. - Eileen Anglin
I thought I could fix almost anything, but then she was more than broken. - Tushar Chauhan
I would love God even if he damned me, because he was so gracious to others. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
You live longer once you realise that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. - Ruth E. Renki
Blood was its Avatar and its seal. - Edgar Allan Poe
He was the strangest of strangers in that he was also her oldest friend. - Ann Brashares
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
Defeat is only defeat if we accept it as defeat. Victory often comes after defeat, because one was too stubborn to allow it to be their reality. In the trail of any great conflict you will see the scuff marks, where the one was beaten down, but they could not be taught to stay that way. - Tom Althouse
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
A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed. - William James
If there's no sea-gull there's no meeting, Wicklow had said. No sea-gull means abort. That's my epitaph, thought Barley. 'There was no sea-gull, so he aborted. - John le Carré
Oh, sir!" Lord Teddie bounced on his feet. "Sir, I read about this sort of thing once, sir! The only way to solve it is to kill both of them. It was in the Bible!"The silence rung. Lord Teddie cowered at the King's look."Ah, never mind," he said. - Heather Dixon
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
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
She influenced by the positivism of her race, was gazing into the future. While he was content with the present moment, not caring to know what would be the end of their love - Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
He was making music - Howells, Finzi, Holst - so you could see the sounds in the serried air.Serried. Then just as suddenly empty when his sound-proof right hand closed off the notes. - Craig Raine
Just when I was about to be carried away;And the vision was turning grey. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
in the name of a god who was always a ghost - Carl-John X Veraja
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.
I repeat that sin, man's self-violation par excellence, was invented purely inorder to make science, culture, and every elevation and ennobling of man impossible; the priest rules by the invention of sin. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Any time gone by was better. - Jorge Manrique
He missed her, a longing that tore deep into him. He resented her He wondered endlessly what might have happened. He changed, curled more inwardly into himself. He was, by turns, inflamed by anger, twisted by confusion, withered by sadness. - Chimanda Ngozi Adichie
My love is of a birth as rareAs 'tis, for object, strange and high;It was begotten by DespairUpon Impossibility. - Andrew Marvell
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
Never be defined by what has happened to you in the past, it was just a life lesson, not a life sentence. ~ - Donald Pillai
WHEN I WAS LOST IN DARKNESS,I FELT MYSELF LIKE ARMLESS,MY HEART BECOME HOPELESS,ALL I HAD WAS MY WEAKNESS,TILL I FIND MORNING BRIGHTNESS - merlin8thomas
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
Like the pagans of old, unaffected by climate, the British were now dancing around a giant phallus. Unlike the pagans theirs was a sterile phallus, disarmed by condoms and pills - the first heathen sexual cult to be based around sterility rather than fertility. - Peter Hitchens
I might have made a tactical error not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that didn't pay off.
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
I love clean sheets. It's the simultaneous reminiscence of how they got dirtied to begin with, and hopeful anticipation of what stories they will live to tell next time you are standing fatefully in front of the washing machine. - Kristie LeVangie
because she should be sure in her soul that the most terrifying thing in the forest was her - Terry Gilliam
And as we round the bend toward Ivy Cottage, he tugs my braid just the way he always has ever since I was six, and then he reaches down and takes my hand.Maybe sometimes dreams really do come true. - Heather Vogel Frederick
WIDOW, n. A pathetic figure that the Christian world has agreed to take humorously, although Christ's tenderness towards widows was one of the most marked features of his character. - Ambrose Bierce
Darkness should never be an excuse to quit, for with God, darkness is the exact stuff that light was built for. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Ulysses was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it. - Orson Scott Card
Recollection builds up our personality. Our individuality is based on all the little pieces we assembled in the past. ("The past was her best friend") - Erik Pevernagie
This man was no servant. She looked up at him in acute agitation and knew: this man was now her master. - V.S. Carnes
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half. - Gracie Allen
Was ever book containing such vile matter so fairly bound? O, that deceit should dwell in such a gorgeous palace! - William Shakespeare
Even though she was soft and kind, her thoughts were strong like steel. - Debasish Mridha
A decision made in anger, however it was rationalized, was poisoned with bias from its origins. The very fact that I had thought of the option wrathfully rendered it unusable. - Game of Champions
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
When things get unbearable, I wrap myself into a tight ball and shut my eyes. Every muscle in my body is tense. I open my eyes and I'm still where I was when I closed them to escape. Nothing's changed. - Elizabeth Wurtzel
When I was young I was amazed at Plutarch's statement that the elder Cato began at the age of eighty to learn Greek. I am amazed no longer. Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. - W. Somerset Maugham
The black of the ocean waves was the color of the sorrow in my breast, a sorrow that was never far away and always visible. - Barbara T. Cerny
Hate is a wasteful emotion. Most of the people you hate never know it. The others don't care.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. - Epicurus
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
The American Dream was freedom, not prosperity. Prosperity killed the American Dream. - Marty Rubin
I knew that I did not want to go to that juvenile diversion program because I had an intuitive sense that it would turn me irrevocably into the kind of character that I was now only rehearsing to be. - Gabrielle Hamilton
Purrrrrrrr Elizabeth kneaded Vlad's pecs. I hear a Kitty! Vlad’s eyes sprung open. There was a moment of hurt, of sad. There was no kitty. You’re teasing me!" Bats - Fred Barnett
Romance is dead. It was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece. - Matt Groening
When I was young I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in a sock.So I stopped wearing socks. - Albert Einstein
[As a young man ] I came to the conclusion that the church was just a bunch of fascists that supported Franco. I stopped going on Sunday mornings and watched the birds with my father instead. - James D. Watson
Yesterday I fell completely off the face of the earthContemplating life, light and love in the darkness of the voidStrangely it was in the dark that I found meaning for the light - Neil Leckman
I had a tumor. But it was great. - David Rakoff
First of all, no messiahs are sent. Secondly, no messiah got it. Lastly, no messiah is. And if there ever was or is, maybe I too am it. As too is every dimwit. - Fakeer Ishavardas
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
time's precious, waste it wisely - kayser U
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
I was born to serve. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created. - Albert Einstein
I am not a day dreamer, I am a believer, that after every painful love I have gone through, it is just an experience to crack open the deepest parts of my core and allow to me to delve into a passion so rare, that I will find a love that was almost, never meant to be. - Nikki Rowe
I was thinking about how disjointedly time seemed to flow, passing in a blur at times, with single images standing out more clearly than others. And then, at other times, every second was significant, etched in my mind. - Stephenie Meyer
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
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. - Dylan Thomas
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
His future now was all horizon - Mário de Sá-Carneiro
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
His whisper was the softest sound I ever knew, which seemed to bring the loudest heartbeat. - Dominic Riccitello
Self-defense was an accepted motive for murder. - Farrah Naseem
Always take a picture for everywhere you go; if you don't, then all you just lost was the precious memories and moments - Inspiracreatiflife
It came to my house.It sat on my shoulders.Your shadow is yours. I told it so. I said it was yours.I have carried it with me too long. I give it back. - Mark Strand
He looked out of the window to think, because without a window he couldn’t think. Or maybe it was the other way around: When there was a window, he automatically started to think. Then he wrote, When I grow up, I am going to be happy. - Guus Koijer
Much of our lives involves the word ‘no.’ In school we are mostly told, ‘Don’t do it this way. Do it that way.’ But art is the big yes. In art, you get a chance to make something where there was nothing. - Marvin Bell
The loudest noise I ever heard was; the ghost of my heart whining in my chest. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
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 was asked once why I write poetry. I said, why do you breath? - Shannon Lynette
Again, I lay awake, and I cried because of waste. - Morrissey
If love was a sin, God Himself would be in the hottest part of Hell. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
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
I was born a strong, powerful woman, but was raised to be a victim. - Sharon Law Tucker
It was a horrible process to get to this. It took me my whole life. If you’re new at this and by 'new at it,' I mean 15 years in, or even 20 you’re just starting to get traction...Give it a minute. - Louis C.K.
His age was indeterminate. But in cynicism and general world weariness, which is a sort of carbon dating of the personality, he was about seven thousand years old. - Terry Pratchett
When a youth was giving himself airs in the Theatre and saying, 'I am wise, for I have conversed with many wise men,' replied, 'I too have conversed with many rich men, yet I am not rich!’. - Epictetus
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. - Booker T. Washington
The trick. . .is to find the balance between the bright colors of humor and the serious issues of identity, self-loathing, and the possibility for intimacy and love when it seems no longer possible or, sadder yet, no longer necessary. - Wendy Wasserstein
Jesus was a pacifist. - Chris Hedges
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
There are more than enoughto fight and oppose;why waste good timefighting the people you like? - Morrissey
Henry was now very annoyed; he had dug himself into a hole so deep that they didn’t make a rope long enough. - Andrew Barrett
It was very relaxing to be away from civilization, and this bothered me. I should not have found the loneliness so welcoming. - Stephenie Meyer
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. - Dame Rose Macaulay
The boy was still looking at him. "Your family?" he asked.Salva shook his head."Me, too, " the boy said. He sighed, and Salva heard that sigh all the way to his heart. - Linda Sue Park
Courtesy, not control, that was His means. Just as He requested the stars to sing and they leapt into bright being, so request was to be their rule over bird and beast, seas and trees, mountains and moons and all the dancing distances between the heavenlies filled with the unending song of Creation. - Geoffrey Wood
It's not about the extent to which something happened or did not happen; it's whether we choose to confront evil and call it what it is, or simply let it pass because it 'wasn't enough of a big deal'. - Joyce Rachelle
While I'm frustrated at the amount I'm expected to take on in the present, the 1950s woman was frustrated by being excluded - not being allowed to take things on at all. - Sara Sheridan
I was loving you, I am loving you and I will love you for the eternity. Love is eternal. - Debasish Mridha
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause. - Mark Twain
At the side of Enjolras, who represented the logic of revolution, was Combeferre, representing its philosophy. The difference between logic and philosophy is that one can decide upon war, whereas the other can only be fulfilled by peace. - Victor Hugo
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
the best of" show was completely gone and we were in big trouble, except we didn't really care. - Tina Fey
Mom, mom, mama, mama wake up, wake up, wake up... (As far I see she won't wake up... she will wake up one moment on 80 then 90 and her life devastated and lost... What do I gain from here?From her work?? She will die and she won't realise that everything was useless what more worst than that???) - Deyth Banger
far far away, on d moon;a promise was written;seasons will come n go,but i wont change, i will be the same,and I am on the way.But while counting the stars she lost the moon. - Harihar D. Naik
One day I was thinking about my past,It was really impossible to lose because the every moment in past was Mind blowing. <3 - Waleed Uz Zaman Khan
It was a curious day, slashed abruptly with fleeting, familiar impressions. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity. - William Blake
Love is making friends with fear because fear is the constant companion of intimacy ~ and when you bring fear out of the darkness and into the light, you realize it was an illusion based on our own insecurities. - Allen L. Roland
But if they had learned anything together, it was that wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good - Gabriel García Márquez
Don't waste your time being envious of what you don't have or who you want to be. Instead, focus on what you do have and who you can become. - April Mae Monterrosa
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
Each instant brought them, more momentous than the explosion of Krakatoa. It was only that no one noticed. We are to accustomed to the absurdity of existence. The loss of a universe is not worth taking seriously. - Yukio Mishima
I am satisfied-For the peace that has graciously engulfed my tender heart.I am home-Because of the abundance of love that I have given myself.I am enlightened-For the journey I have embarked in knowing my higher self.I am complete-Because I now realize that I was always whole. - Karen A. Baquiran
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
That's the key to having it all: stop expecting it to look like what you thought it was going to look like. - Cindy Chupack
Why do you believe in God?" the woman asked me in the busy corridor. I don't remember the answer I gave. It was probably too long and rattled in her ears. I wish I could go back and answer her again. "Because HE believes in me," I would say. Isn't that enough? - Donna VanLiere
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
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
Education was the new god, and educated men the new plantation masters. - Charles Bukowski
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
the church was an international institution long before globalization. - Shane Claiborne
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
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
Yet she never left his dreams.... He never let her... And his self improvement was the road he choose to bring her backCause a wolf always is shy at his mate... - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
No matter how lonely you get or how many birth announcements you receive, the trick is not to get frightened. There's nothing wrong with being alone. - Wendy Wasserstein
When I became President, what surprised me most was that things were just as bad as I'd been saying they were. - John F. Kennedy
One of the things that has helped me as much as any other, is not how long I am going to live, but how much I can do while living. - George Washington Carver
We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
He has a magic touch. He can turn a G into a C. My heart was made of gold; now it's all cold. - Natalya Vorobyova
Kid Flash: Sorry. First time at the Hall. I'm a little overwhelmed.Robin: You're overwhelmed. Freeze was underwhelmed. Why isn't anyone just whelmed? - Young Justice
This time the fluttery feeling in my stomach was more intense. It made the inside of my thighs tingle and my breathing deepen. - P.C. Cast
My history is my step to future , whatever the history was full of garbage, but I can get over it and get to the TOP with my History - Ahmed Farrag
Hey, look—your girlfriend is saying something."Artemis had a vast mental reserve of scathing comebacks at his disposal, but none of them covered girlfriend insults. He wasn't even sure if it was an insult. And if it was, who was being insulted? Him or the girl? - Eoin Colfer
I was born to end up alone. - Yana Toboso
That was the day that I promised I'd never sing of love that does not exist. but darling, You are the only exception - Hayley Williams
I did it partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again. - Mark Twain
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages. - Ruth Hurmence Green
Science was born, when religion failed to find the God! - Vishwanath S J
All of the great achievers of the past have been visionary figures; they were men and women who projected into the future. They thought of what could be, rather than what already was, and then they moved themselves into action, to bring these things into fruition. - Bob Proctor
i had a dream when i was 22 that someday i would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till i came to one of the poles of the earth - Ernest Shackleton
In a way it was worth it, she thought, except that it was such a total waste. - Diana Wynne Jones
History proved many times that path of millions was often the wrong path! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It comforted him because it could not be called suffering if it was a sign of Art. - Hermann Bahr
Lies can live for thousands of years and deceitful but truth will always penetrate to the darkness of surfaces and show the light to the merciful ones and evils one shall be ashamed and flee away like bees. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came from or what we have been about. - Woodrow Wilson
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
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
Is it a time for you, you I say, to dwell in your roofed-in houses?' (Haggai 1:4). The reply might have been that it was unreasonable to expect anyone to live in a roofless house, but the question made its point. What worth did they set on their God, when they left His Temple in ruins? - Joyce G. Baldwin
We live to work.Man was made to move.Without work we shall grow old quickly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
Human beings who leave behind them no great achievements, but only a series of small kindnesses, have not had wasted lives - Charlotte Gray
There are two things in particular that it [the computer industry] failed to foresee: one was the coming of the Internet(...); the other was the fact that the century would end. - Douglas Adams
I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood. - George Carlin
When he whispered my name, that's when I knew- this was how death felt. - Ashley Madau
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
It was never darkness for both of them... He was a squid throwing protective ink ... She was a transparent poisonous jelly fish... They both met at the bottom of the ocean but they have both risen together at the higher layers of the Sky. K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The quail was tender, the potatoes smothered in butter, and the beans roasted in garlic. - Brian McClellan
If someone takes it upon themself to compliment you, don’t explain to them why the compliment is misplaced or undeserving, say thank you and smile; that was the purpose. - Travis Culliton
The first year was like icing. Then the cake started to show through - John Ashbery
...anger is a waste of energy. Steam which is used to blow off a safety valve would be better used to drive an engine. - Winston S. Churchill
I wish my talent was something that could be celebrated. You see, I can talk to the dead. - Amy LaPalme
Platypus? I thought it was pronounced platymapus. Has it always been pronounced platypus? - Jessica Simpson
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
Amidst the dim & desolate backdrop that was my world, a seed of hope bloomed into a garden of joyous wonder. - Trevor Driggers
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
He searched her eyes, and there it was. A sense of time slowing down. A world melting away with only two souls remaining. An eternity of longing. Bittersweet and desperate.Couldn’t she feel it, too? - Kerrelyn Sparks
I have become an orchidwashed in on the salt white beach.Memory,what can I make of it nowthat might please you-this life, already wastedand still strewn with miracles? - Mary Ruefle
Valkyrie, if there was ever a cradle to be robbed ... Gods, just look at him." ...... "Face it, Nat, this is one tiger who will never be jumping through your flaming hoop-- - Kresley Cole
The moral of the story was that if you can talk, it's better not to tell the truth. - Louis de Bernières
He was guilty of nothing, except that he earned his own fortune and never forgot that it was his. - Ayn Rand
It was reassuring to know exactly where one stood. That one stood at the end of the line was not pertinent. At least there was a line in which to subsist. - Linda Berdoll
There are no secrets to success: don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence. - Colin Powell
I knew what he felt. The huge buoyant air sack of love that filled his body had just exploded and the collapse was devastating. - Katherine Dunn
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
if you don´t wanna teach don´t waste time learning - osvaldo yambi
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 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
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. - Washington Irving
Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine -- how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beautified Strawberry. - John Keats
The stone that was rolled before Christ's tomb might appropriately be called the philosopher's stone because its removal gave not only the pharisees but, now for 1800 years, the philosophers so much to think about. - Søren Kierkegaard
Any other iron on you? he asked impatiently.Just my tongue stud.His look was a mixture of curiosity and horror.I’m kidding, you idiot. Let’s go. - Kiersten White
There was a large sting near his upper lip. I touched it lightly. Does it hurt?My gaze moved from his lips up to his eyes. He was looking at me in a way that made me blush.Yes, he responded quietly. - Colleen Houck
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
What a time experiences as evil, is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good--the atavism of a more ancient ideal. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
When I realized that my home was completely filled with a biologically toxic radio wave field, I decided that the best route forward was to milk the home for all of the biological research that I could possibly produce from it! - Steven Magee
Why sadness was created?So we could rest from laughing. - Nelson M. Lubao
She was part of the machine she tended, and every faculty that was not needed for the machine was doomed to be crushed out of existence. - Upton Sinclair
The day I found my smile again was when I stood in my own storm and danced with my tribe. - Shannon L. Alder
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
I could sum up my younger life in one word.-Misunderstanding. Most of my school life was spend in protection mode. Which made any 'benefit' I could get from socializing, useless. - TinaJ. Richardson
Possible then the professor inited a little too emphatically upon the inferiority of omen, he was concerned not with their inferiority, but with his superiority. - Virginia Woolf
When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'. - Groucho Marx
If a story is w/out flaws or doubts, it is flattery or even brainwashing. You should read it as if drinking a glass of water. But be prepared - you would not remember its taste. - Vinko Vrbanic
The most wasted day of all is that in which we have not laughed.
Because I feel as if I let it down. As if it needed something from me, I was its only hope, and now that hope is gone.''What penis doesn’t try to make you feel that way? - R.J. Silver
Why Is It That When You Wash Two Socks You Only End Up With One? Is There Life After Death? and Where Did The Other Sock Go? - Margaret Weis
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
That was the trouble with formulating a system: what could you do but repeat it? - Peter Washington
Man is better off without the confusion and fear of psychic experience and his progress will be faster.' If telepathy ever becomes a possibility he was not sure it would be a good thing, '...for it may put us back in contact with the spirits of the dead and progress does not lie in that direction. - H.R. Wakefield
I grew up missing my mom while she was right in front of me. - Maggie Young
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
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
...for years the first of May was the day all leases expired, and on that day mass migrations would take place, with families lugging eiderdowns and ancestral portraits through the streets, as if in parody of the march of the wagon trains. - Luc Sante
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
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
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. - Winston S. Churchill
At that time my virtue slumbered; my evil, kept awake by ambition, was alert and swift to seize the occasion. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Maybe it wasn't meant for me to stand on my feet; maybe I'm one of those who were born with wings and the destiny to fly. - Nouf Alfadl
Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected. - Courtney Milan
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
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. - Heinrich Heine
.. And then he remembered that darkness was his best friend and it will always be. - Tahar Mtibaa
His chuckle was low and soft against my earlobe. I think it’s more like ‘what wouldn’t I do for you? - Amanda Lance
He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which. - Douglas Adams
Feel pity for the person who judged you rudely. For they are selfish in their judgment, trying to make their life feel just a little bit better. It was never about you it was all about them. - Ron Baratono
1408 Film by Stephen King freak me out, the story also freak me out. But watching the film how is made, how much reverses were shown just terrified me. The ending was suprising! - Deyth Banger
She hadn't chosen him over all the others. The truth was that she hadn't even thought about anyone else. - Paolo Giordano
She passed these years in a distant corner of her mind. A dry, barren field, out beyond wish and lament, beyond dream and disillusionment. There, the future did not matter. And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and it accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion. - Khaled Hosseini
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. - Donald Trump
It sounded so weird when people called shoyu "soy sauce." It made it sound like Tabasco or something instead of the clean and perfect thing that it was. - Cynthia Kadohata
People say I was made for thisNothin' else would I trade for thisAnd just think I get paid for this... - Bobby Darin
Do not believe a thing because you have read about it in a book. Do not believe a thing because another man has said it was true. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization. - Swami Vivekananda
Thank God I was hit by a truck. It seems that God was trying to get my attention for years but I was so stubborn it took knocking me square out of my body to see him for myself. Next time I will be way more specific when I ask for help to slow me down. - Monika Zands
The saddest line you scraped in your diary was not that you cried but those moments when we both shared smile. - Santosh Kalwar
It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up -- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had. - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
His life was gentle, and the elements so mix'd in him that Nature might stand up and say to all the world 'This was a man!' - William Shakespeare
I was a black center in the middle of all the nature. I was nothing, but I could do anything. - James Franco
I once saw a small child go to an electric light switch as say, "Mamma, can I open the light?" She was using the age-old language of exploration, the language of art. It was a sort of metaphor, but she was not using it as ornamentation. - Ezra Pound
[D]oing nothing meant leaving things exactly the way they were, and that was unacceptable. - Caroline Goode
The madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through...ringing throughout the house was an alarm bell that no one but Alfred and Enid could hear directly. - Jonathan Franzen
Not everything made you stronger. It was possible to survive, yet still be crippled for your trouble. Sometimes it was okay to run away, to skip the test, to chicken out. Or at least to get some help. - Scott Westerfeld
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
Maybe you didn't want to get married, or get tied down?'Tsukuru shook his head. 'No, I don't think that was it. I'm the sort of person who craves stability. - Haruki Murakami
Though sleep was dearly needed, it was not welcomed, for even in sleep I was tormented. - Dave Moore
...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
I should rather labor as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead. - Homer
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method. - Jack Kerouac
Worse than that, however, was the CFO, a dapper-suited, neat-haired new age carapace containing an uninhibited misogynistic bogan, whose actual words to me, in concert with my boss in the same room were: 'To be successful you have to accept that weekends are for families. - Annabel Crabb
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
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
As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity. I collected some of their Proverbs. - William Blake
It was humbling to admit that I wasn't living the simple life because I was spiritually committed to it. I was living the simple life because I was poor. - Paul David Tripp
I don't hold Travis anymore, of course- not to read to him, or for any other reason, either. I wish I'd known that the last time was going to be the last time. - Elizabeth Berg
The word genius was whispered into my ear the first things I ever Heard while I was still mewling in my crib, laughs Orson (Welles), so it never occured to me that I wasn't until middle age - Barbara Leaming
Jesus was a Jew, yes, but only on his mother's side.
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt. - Kurt Vonnegut
And then the turbines generate electricity that goes into the whole town.""You mean they aren't powered by giant hamsters on wheels? I was misinformed. - Michael Grant
Possibly, there was something to be said for the intellectual discipline of second-guessing what you thought was true. - Kwame Anthony Appiah
I will tell him that I've always thought he was a monster. And that I want to be his bride - Yangzee Choo
It seems only yesterday I used to believethere was nothing under my skin but light.If you cut me I could shine. - Billy Collins
I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill. - Wallace Stevens
It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics. - Denise Caruso
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! It is a dangerous servant and a terrible master. - George Washington
I was sixteen, and I honestly believed that I was due a love story. - Sara Barnard
Words of war, on a piece of paper. Where peace is torn off, crumbled and toss in the waste basket. - Anthony Liccione
I never exactly made a book. It's rather like taking dictation. I was given things to say. - C.S. Lewis
One of the liberating effects of science fiction when I was a teenager was precisely its ability to tune me into all sorts of strange data and make me realize that I wasn’t as totally isolated in perceiving the world as being monstrous and crazy - William Gibson
The time is out of joint : O cursed spite, that ever I was born to set it right! - William Shakespeare
And whose fault was it that the boy swallowed down lies, when no one would feed him the truth? - Lois McMaster Bujold
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
It was strange how fear had gone,now that we knew the worst and had a fighting man by our side. - John Buchan
How did someone help someone whose world was breaking apart? - Kristine E. Brickey
Reach for all the purpose you can and in the end you will find that it was fulfilled - Blake Higginbotham
The pain of failure had led me to understand that technical excellence was a moral requirement. - Paul Kalanithi
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
What was Dr. Mera's motive for murder? I don't need to tell that to a writer of detective novels such as yourself. You know well enough yourself that even without a motive, a murderer lives to kill. - Rampo Edogawa
It seemed possible to me, in the dry heat of that courtroom, that heaven was a metaphor for the grace of perspective you get when you die - Thomas Page McBee
Sexual thrills are not all physical, and although Parlabane was an unlikely seducer, even on the intellectual plane, it was clear that his desire was, by this prolonged tickling, to bring me to an orgasm of the mind. - Robertson Davies
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
When I turned two I was really anxious, because I'd doubled my age in a year.I thought, if this keeps up, by the time I'm six I'll be ninety. - Steven Wright
Your love is not really love until you waste it, a kiss is never a kiss until you taste it.. - Munia Khan
Life's impermanence, I realized, is what makes every single day so precious. It's what shapes our time here. It's what makes it so important than not a single moment be wasted. - Wes Moore
I Don't Waste My Time Doing Crosswords, As My Life Is The Only Puzzle I Care To Resolve! - Latif Mercado
The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward. - Ida B. Wells-Barnett
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
Remember sixteen - when all the world was new and your life stretched before you like fresh snow waiting for your footprints. - Peggy Toney Horton
Those who have committed no faults want no pardon. We are only defending what we deem our indisputable rights. - George Washington
I was born into Bolívar's labyrinth, and so I must believe in the hope of Rabelais' Great Perhaps. - John Green
mysterious like the moon, she would delight you in her glow, her light alone can make you question yourself.. & who was she? She will never let you know. - Nikki Rowe
Halloween was the best holiday, in my opinion, because it was all about friends, monsters, and candy, rather than family and responsibility. - Margee Kerr
[Taken from a BBC documentary]Tariq was born in Lahore, now in Pakistan, then part of British-ruled India, in 1943. A Catholic school education did nothing to shake his life-long atheism, which he shared with his communist parents. - Tariq Ali
Insecurity is lack of self love. When your fountain of self love is alive, you will be one with people. - Vishwas Chavan
Kate was never going to understand the extent to which men were stupid. - Chris Pavone
One of my greatest lessons of growth was to stop dwelling in the past and forgive myself and others from all the pain and hurt that was caused. When I finally let go and released, I was free with glee. - Jason Micheal Ratliff
She came and took away all his miseries, his sorrows !!Then SHewent and left him restlessly numb. He was herpainkiller. SHe, his anesthetic. - Douglas Self
It's all nonsense. It's only nonsense. I'm not afraid of the rain. I am not afraid of the rain. Oh, oh, God, I wish I wasn't. - Ernest Hemingway
I was the problem and the solution. - Abby Norman
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.
Sometimes Füsun yawned so beautifully that I would think that she had forgotten the entire world and that she was drawing from the depths of her soul a more peaceful life, as one might draw cold water from a well on a hot summer day. - Orhan Pamuk
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
Whoever thought a tiny candy bar should be called fun size was a moron. - Glenn Beck
If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
The only time anyone has ever gotten into serious trouble was when he decided he could do nothing about something. - L. Ron Hubbard
I'm not the person I used to be. I never was. - Marty Rubin
The better you become as each day goes by, the more you heap dust upon you past until you completely bury it. No matter how obnoxious it was - Constance Chuks Friday
In spite of the surprises and anxieties and responsibilities of living, this was rather a nice world. - Alice B. Emerson
Professor Morgan had called [Dooley] 'a lad of few words.' That wasn't true. There were words spilling around in him all the time. Too many words. His problem was organizing them. - Jan Karon
And he was. Suddenly. From not being to being conscious that he was. - Gioconda Belli
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
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
Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world. - Erica Jong
Paralyzed I was, you were standing tall and fier;You took my fragile heart as a souvenir. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Do you think people have evolved too far, because I do; oh their ability to heal is indeed a wonder and I do praise them for that, but in many other things I think evolution has been a bit rushed, like getting to the bus stop before the wheel was invented. - conversations with a pigeon
To lose the only creature in all his world who ever had manifested love and affection for him was the greatest tragedy he had ever known. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of. - Douglas Adams
I'd the upbringing a nun would envy and that's the truth. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body. - Joe Orton
I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything should just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment'. - Andy Warhol
I could have been a lot more, if the reason to was you - Devjeet Chawdhary
Through all of youth I was looking for youwithout knowing what I was looking for - W.S. Merwin
After that I went home and Sally put what was left of me to bed; next day, being a Christian family, we saluted the happy morn with the Hell and Hades of a row because I wouldn't get up and go to early service, my sister being quite determined that even if I didn't get up. I shouldn't sleep. - Dion Fortune
We were in ways I can’t seem to grasp. We moved like fluid, scattering our love throughout each other. We moved along, out of our eyes and through our veins. It was unintentionally and in turn, unconditionally. - Dominic Riccitello
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
I gave you life. You’re wasting it. - Stephenie Meyer
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
Sarcasm is waster on the young. - Bert McCoy
Success is an outcome of conscious choices pursued consistently and tirelessly. - Vishwas Chavan
They tended to look at his lips, for his transient gaze was dizzying, though the mouth, you see, the mouth was also a danger, for the teeth would do the unraveling. - Erica Alex
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it. - Thomas Jefferson
Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops. - Kurt Vonnegut
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
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
Perfect, complete, needing nothing, simply all there was, was the dark. - Laurell K. Hamilton
Going to work every day was like my hair was on fire and all I had to put it out was a hammer. - Bethany McLean
Corum knew that he was mad, in Vadhagh terms. But he supposed that he was sane enough in Mabden terms. And this was, after all, now a Mabden world. He must learn to accept its peculiar disorders as normal, if he were going to survive. - Michael Moorcock
A chinese philosopher once had a dream that he was a butterfly. From that day on, he was never quite certain that he was not a butterfly, dreaming that he was a man. - Unknown
When we feel lost in time, with only shadows of the past living in our mind; when the moment, which was", no longer "is and when only silence remains, loads of questions arise. We can cry a river or we may wonder: What went wrong? - Erik Pevernagie
The Messiah was born in a manger in Bethlehem. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Silent as a flower, her face fell in dismay, aware that the ghost of lust ate and left, sensing that there was a different scent of perfume consuming the room, and that she had numbered and counted the he loves me, he loves me not of each petal, where the lifeless dust had settle. - Anthony Liccione
Its not been fallen in love its about realized who you fall in love with and what true love really cost. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
He’d have denied it to his dying breath but Derwent wasn’t as tough as he pretended to be. For the very small number of people he cared about, Derwent would give his all. It made him vulnerable, and every now and then that vulnerability showed. - Jane Casey
I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out. - Dolly Parton
Wow, a world without darkness. How beautiful was that? - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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
I didn’t know what it was, who I was or who he was. I just knew what we could have become as one. - Dominic Riccitello
Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
The things I don't are the things I have yet to learn. - Barbara-Cooper Washington
The saddest of all tragedies - the wasted life - Aristotle
"Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "if it was so, it might be, and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic!"
'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
Man was bestowed with intelligence, only to gauge his foolishness! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Every avalanche was once a lonely snowflake, every flood was once an aching raindrop. - Jenim Dibie
It was stupid not to let MacArthur finish off those rice eaters. Push 'em back. - H.G. Bissinger
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent. - Michel de Montaigne
Whenever you look at a piece of work and you think the fellow was crazy, then you want to pay some attention to that. One of you is likely to be, and you had better find out which one it is. It makes an awful lot of difference.
Nobody has things just as he would like them. The thing to do is to make a success with what material I have. It is a sheer waste of time and soulpower to imagine what I would do if things were different. They are not different. - Dr. Frank Crane
I thought love was more or less a giving thing. Seems the more I gave, the less I got. - Neil Diamond
To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. - George Washington
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
Q: But what do you think that the Bible, itself, says? Don't you know how it was arrived at?A: I never made a calculationQ: What do you think?A: I do not think about things I don't think about.Q: Do you think about things you do think about?A: Well, sometimes. - Scopes Trial
It was a sign of how worried and confused I was that I wasn’t completely distracted by the sight of his powerful thighs flexed in front of me. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar. - William Congreve
The dream was floating off satisfactorily on an inner sea. - Christopher Harman
Ever since childhood, when I lived within earshot of the Boston and Maine, I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it. Those whistles sing bewitchment: railways are irresistible bazaars... Anything is possible on a train... - Paul Theroux
And finally, I've always drawn a great deal of moral comfort from Humpty Dumpty. The part I like the best? 'All the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't put Humpty Dumpty back together again.' That's because there is no Humpty Dumpty, and there is no God. None, not one, no God, never was. - George Carlin
There is a need for promoting women's sexual agency in today's society, because if it wasn't an issue, terms such as 'female sexual empowerment' would be made redundant. The fact that we merely have this vocabulary is indicative of that. - Miya Yamanouchi
Fifty year old wealthy man resents twenty five year old middle class man, without recalling that 25 years back even he was a poor man. - Amit Kalantri
To him, the pain was a bully, and what did you do to bullies? You stood up to them, because they always ran away in the end. But the pain didn't know about that rule. It just bullied even more. - Terry Pratchett
Since when was genius found respectable? - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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.
God really must have had a sense of humor, because if I had to name my biggest turn-on, it was literature. And he had just recommended a book that I didn’t know, that wasn’t taught in school. If I were single, there would be no better pick-up line. - Kody Keplinger
News invented the modern world as much as the modern world invented news. Finding out what was going on elsewhere in the world change people's minds about what was possible or tolerable. - Lawrence Kleep
The couch and I were what I would describe as frenemies. I loved to hate it. It was too small for my frame. I had tried to tell my wife that fact when we bought it off of Craigslist, but she assured me that it went perfectly with our room decor and it was a good deal. - Anna M. Aquino
As a child, I was afraid of the dark and the monsters on the outside.As a man, I run away from the light, afraid to show the monsters within. - Anthony Liccione
A half-dead thing in a stark, dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold;While high overhead, green, yellow and red, the North Lights swept in bars?-Then you've a hunch was the music meant...hunger and night and the stars. - Robert W. Service
We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live.
She was chaos and beauty intertwined. A tornado of roses from divine. - Shakieb Orgunwall
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
The matter to me was simple:love for you was so strong,I could see you in my souland talk to you all day long. - Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Wasting sarcasm is a sin. - R. Stevens
Tereza's death hurt me so much, it was as if I had two heads smashing into each other. One was full of mown love, the other of hate. I wanted the love to grow back. It grew like grass and straw, all mixed up together, and turned into an icy affirmation on my brow. That was my damn stupid plant. - Herta Müller
I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, ``Get the hell off my property.'' - Joan Rivers
I was not successful as a ballplayer, as it was a game of skill. - Casey Stengel
The world was made in order to result in a beautiful book. - Stéphane Mallarmé
Where I grew up, women’s liberation was when you let a chick out of her cage for 15 minutes so she could stretch her legs. - John Rachel
If you go to anybody and ask them, what is your dream life? They would say I want to sit by the TV all day. I want to play with my friends all day and they think that is the best way to spend their lives. They do not know that what they have just listed is not living life but wasting life. - Sunday Adelaja
I believed I was too sensitive and weak. To prove I wasn’t a victim anymore, I moved closer to painful experiences rather than away from them. Remaining in harm’s way and exposing myself to more pain kept me in the victim role rather than moving me out of it. - Christina Enevoldsen
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
The body, I had been taught, wants only to live. Suicide, I had understood, is an act not of the body against itself but of the will against the body. Yet here I beheld a body that was going to die rather than change its nature. - J.M. Coetzee
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
You are part of God's plan and if you stop yourself because you don't think you are good enough, we lose your unique and needed contribution to the world. Your life was a gift, and what you do with it will be a gift to God. - Eileen Anglin
(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
Life was simpler when we thought no one cares about what we think. - Riyadh Razzaq
Life is a balancing act. While we have all the rights to be in freedom, peace, harmony and bliss; we do have a responsibility to ensure that others too enjoy their own freedom, peace, harmony and bliss. - Vishwas Chavan
How I ever could have thought he was boring or easy was beyond me’ (Daisy, 'Friendship on Fire', p. 471). - Danielle Weiler
I was amazed by the fact that I was not the only writer living, not the only young man "with a locomotive in his chest, and that's a fact," not the only youth with a million hungers and not one of them appeasable, not the only one who is lonely among multitudes, and does not know why. - Jack Kerouac
It was death by a thousand cuts - Unknown
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
They never understood what Harry Potter was about. Or maybe they didn't want to understand. - Asmara W.M
I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out. - Steven Wright
A cynic is just a man who found out when he was about ten that there wasn't any Santa Claus, and he's still upset.
Anyone even remotely suspect was interrogated, because interrogation is by far the most effective method of speedily banishing inappropriate thoughts from the mind. - Olli Jalonen
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street "experts" were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
At the end of the day, you're only as good as the shadow that was left in the morning. - Aspen Copper
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
If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. - George Monbiot
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
Here's how man thinks: "If no one's done it, why should I try? It's a waste of my time; but if he's done it, I can do it better. - Nabil N. Jamal
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
[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
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
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
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
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
I was too pessimistic for an optimist to live with - Kurt Vonnegut
One never learns how the witch became wicked, or whether that was the right choice for her- is it ever the right choice? Does the devil ever struggle to be good again, or if so is he not a devil? - Gregory Maguire
...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
...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
In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol - it was the worst 20 minutes of my life. - George Best
She had missed him so long now, that the feeling had become a part of her. As each day passed, the missing distanced itself from her heart. One day she woke, and realized the missing was there but the pain was gone. Missing without pain is tolerable. Pain linked to heartache is intolerable. - Coco J. Ginger
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
Who would you impress if the world was blind? - Shannon L. Alder
As jealousy entered, trust left... and their dream of a relationship began to wither into a nightmare... a nightmare in which love just wasn't enough. - Steve Maraboli
... but she was also bewilderingly lonely... Abra had lost her gift for being alone. - John Steinbeck
Venice was a contrast from Los Angeles itself, where you might see a woman with $15,000 tits, a face frozen in place by Botox, wobbling with her $4,000 Gucci bag right past a child with a sunken belly and exposed ribs encaging a heart too weak to scream. - Jackie Haze, Borderless
Anyone who complains of a boring party knows only what the party was like after they arrived.
The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach. - C.G. Jung
Jesus never wrote a book; never went outside his country. His only legacy was to never compromise the good. And it was more than enough for the world. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Thus I spoke, more and more softly; for I was afraid of my own thoughts and the thoughts behind my thoughts. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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"
To say "He was a young fool, and now he's an old fool" is to make a distinction without a difference. - Gary Inbinder
You can't be happy, you was prank again and again and you was just in a trap nothing else. That wasn't him, even this and that guy. You just killed the witnesses and few cops! - Deyth Banger
The politics of the possible was being replaced by the politics of purity. - H.W. Brands
I didn't know someone whom I wasn't seeking, could make me feel like I didn't need to search anymore. - Nikki Rowe
I didn't have a catharsis for my childhood pain, most of us don't, and until I learned how to forgive those people and let it go, I was unhappy. - Tyler Perry
Written on her tombstone: "I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
Everyone helping out was supposed to make me feel better, but it actually made me feel more like a screw up. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Just as my body had changed at puberty, now I was developing a sense of guilt, a sense not only of how I appeared to others, but of how I appeared to myself, especially in violating self-imposed prohibitions. - Hanif Kureishi
That's what really broke me, she was better than any fantasy I could hope to imagine. I've spent my life creating, yet she was pristine the likes of which I could never fashion. - Hubert Martin
[I] never talk about gratitude and joy separately, for this reason. In 12 years, I've never interviewed a single person who would describe their lives as joyful, who would describe themselves as joyous, who was not actively practicing gratitude. - Brené Brown
Suffering is never wasted. Most often those who suffer the most will learn the most. - Debasish Mridha
Loving was so joyful and charming.Forgetting is so tearful and never ending. - Debasish Mridha
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
Unhappiness where's when I was young, And we didn't give a damn, 'Cause we were raised, To see life as fun and take it if we can. - Dolores O'Riordan
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. - Mark Twain
Und was passiert, wenn du nicht mehr da bist, um [...] mich immer daran zu erinnern, wie ein Zuhause ist? - P.C. Cast
But there was in the air that kind of distortion that bent you a little; it caused your usual self to grow slippery, to wander off and shop, to get blurry, bleed, bevel with possibility. - Lorrie Moore
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
Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can read God directly, the hour is too precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In my crazy world, above all others...you were the only one who was the ugliest. And you were the only one...who was the most beautiful.... This is the unspoken truth. - Kaori Yuki
There is nothing more entertaining then leaving someone speechless. Yet, there is nothing sadder than realizing that person was incapable of retaining half of what you said, and will repeat the story all wrong to someone else. - Shannon L. Alder
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
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
By the study of Boltzmann I have been unable to understand him. He could not understand me on account of my shortness, and his length was and is an equal stumbling block to me. - James Clerk Maxwell
As pity moved into that hole inside her, she discovered how distant pity was from hate, how very far it was from love.
You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech. - Franklin P. Jones
[On school uniforms] Don't these schools do enough damage making all these kids think alike, now they have to make them look alike too? It's not a new idea, either. I first saw it in old newsreels from the 1930s, but it was hard to understand because the narration was in German. - George Carlin
Horse was already in the heart of the Trojans. (Cheval était déjà dans le cœur des Troyens.) - Charles de Leusse
Every one was born with a guardian angel.Guardian angels brightens our journey of life with divine love,protection,peace, healing,grace,strength and miracles. - Lailah GiftyAkita
I found myself when I least expected you- at the same old rocking chair in the room with the same flavor of tea. The only difference was the tea had turned cold, just as life had. And I found myself with an option. I could abandon this tea anytime and make a fresh one. You see? - Jasleen Kaur GumberKaur Gumber
Enlarged sympathy with children was one of the chief contributions made by the Victorian English to real civilization. - George Macaulay Trevelyan
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
The heart of Christ is not only the heart of a man but has in it also the tenderness and gentleness of a woman. Jesus was not a man in the rigid sense of manhood as distinct from womanhood, but, as the Son of Man, the complete Head of Humanity. - A.B. Simpson
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
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning. - Plato
And then comes the realization. That although a house was taken from you, you can still build a home in a wine jar. - Camilo Garzon
If there was one thing that made Captain Lord Jack Blackthorn smile more than holding a pretty woman in his arms, it was a winning hand at cards. To his dismay at the moment he had neither. - Jina Bacarr
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
Perspective was my secret weapon, and books gave me plenty of ammunition. - Ian McNulty
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
I could crawl inside the lyrics and know each note intimately. They would claw at my soul, until I could no longer fight the emotions that took me to a place I couldn't experience. But, it was the possibility that made every verse a heart filled prediction and every beat a direction to follow. - Shannon L. Alder
Every now and then, you find a book that feels like it was keyed to your DNA. - Alexander Chee
The slave is not afflicted with a punishment greater than the hardening of the heart and being distant from Allah. For the Fire was created to melt the hardened heart. The most distant heart from Allah is the heart which is hardened. If the heart becomes hardened, the eye becomes dry. - ابن قيم الجوزية
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
Who knew that the path to a womans heart was through the soul of an honest man? - Melissa de la Cruz
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
I knew it was going to hurt. No one sends such a long text, using so many words just to say "I love you. - Katherine Intac
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean. - Socrates
Spend Night with Lonely Married Women is pleasure Moments of the life.Life for Fun, not waste it.Being Human and do social responsibilities - Lolly
I bet all I had on a thing called love; guess in the end it wasn't enough. And it's hard to watch you leave right now; I'm gonna have to learn to let you go somehow. - Carrie Underwood
If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDEDFOR THE EXISTENCE OF GODWAS MUSIC - Kurt Vonnegut
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf. - G. K. Chesterton
How many types of ‘my-ness’ (mamata) are there?! There is my-ness in each & every hair. If a single hair is pulled out, he will become upset that my hair was pulled. - Dada Bhagwan
I was overlooking the heights and I felt somewhere in between! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Darnell had received what is called a sound commercial education, and would therefore have found very great difficulty in putting into articulate speech any thought that was worth thinking; - Arthur Machen
Much of what we think of as human evolved long after the use of tools. It is probably more correct to think of much of our structure as the result of culture than it is to think of men anatomically like ourselves slowly developing culture. - Sherwood L. Washburn
A man should not be judged by his fame, power, or money, but rather by how much love he gives to others. - Sandranil Biswas
And evolution wasn't even properly invented until the late 1800s. Is that enough time to get a Labrador retriever from a dire wolf? I think not. - Bobby Henderson
Everyone was born with thought and dream...after a lot of time they just gave up. The life went upon their waist, they couldn't handle it and they fail! - Deyth Banger
Ivy was particularly adept at being ignorant but could cause extensive havoc with the smallest scrap of information. - Gail Carriger
I have come to the realization that I have reached the age or mental state of the entering a room with thought in mind syndrome only to find the thought took a turn and went elsewhere...fortunately it wasn't a life or death issue... Sept 24, 2016... thinking about life - kjforce
I was attracted to science fiction because it was so wide open. I was able to do anything and there were no walls to hem you in and there was no human condition that you were stopped from examining. - Octavia E. Butler
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
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals. - Booker T. Washington
Are you scared? I understand. The first time I saw my reflection in the mirror, even I was frightened by how BIG my reflection was. - Atsushi Ohkubo
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
it was like staring at a whitewashed wall, but without all the emotion - Joe Abercrombie
There was no guarantee of victory if I remained the same or just tried to be myself, but there was certain defeat in pretending to be something I was not. - J.W. Lord
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
Yes. This. It was just what she needed, because here, held by him like this, her guilt, her regret, her fears . . . all of it gave way to this heady, languid sensation of being desired and she didn’t want it to stop.Any of it. - Jill Shalvis
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
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
You don’t want modesty, you want humility. Humility comes from inside out. It says someone was here before me and I’m here because I’ve been paid for. I have something to do and I will do that because I’m paying for someone else who has yet to come. - Maya Angelou
Count Hermann Keyserling once said truly that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts. - John Gunther
On these days, I've never felt so hollow. Recollecting the many pieces of me that were lost in past sub-lives. They were the minor characters of my novel life, the sub-plots to the whole story. On these days I was the binding that held the book together, I was not the words. - Hubert Martin
You are your own magical elixir. Waste not one drop. - A.D. Posey
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before I was planning my next escape whether it was to another state or out of someone’s life. - M.B. Dallocchio
When i was a child, i liked tasting any candy i happened to see, but as i grew older, i realized those are a great meal to the worms in my innards. Will you shun old habits or nay? That's the question. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It was Francisco de Vitoria, a Catholic priest and professor, who earned the title of father of international law. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
My perfect day is sitting in a room with some blank paper. That's heaven. That's gold and anything else is just a waste of time. - Cormac McCarthy
Then I made her understand that, where she was concerned, I was only a poor dog, ready to die for her. But that she could marry the young man she pleased because she had cried with me, and mingled her tears with mine. ~ Erik - Gaston Leroux
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
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
And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anaïs Nin
Still, the time I spent with her was more precious than anything. She helped me forget the undertone of loneliness in my life. She expanded the outer edges of my world, helped me draw a deep, soothing breath. Only Sumire could do that for me. - Haruki Murakami
She was the half-whispers born from half-thoughts, the half-breaths of dying half-hearts. - Hubert Martin
I remember all the things we said we'd doAnd how not a single thing we said was true - Jessica-Lynn Barbour
I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships. - Kurt Cobain
‎"I was born in the US and l have lived in Mexico since 1946. I believe that all these states of being have influenced my work and made it what you see today. I am inspired by Black people and Mexican people, my two peoples. My art speaks for both my peoples" ~ Elizabeth Catlett - Melanie Anne Herzog
You could tell she was a free spirit, a gypsy, just by looking at her. A smile like that doesn't come from a sad soul. - Nikki Rowe
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
Yes I was burned but I called it a lesson learned. Mistake overturned so I call it a lesson learned. My soul has returned so I call it a lesson learned...another lesson learned - Alicia Keys
Summer was full on and the nights hot. It was like lying in warm syrup there in the dark under the viaduct, in the steady whine of gnats and nightbugs - Cormac McCarthy
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
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? - Albert Einstein
Before Elvis, there was nothing. - John Lennon
He was forged in the fire of greatness and chiseled by her to be a legend. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Through the window of my soul and the mirror of my mind, I was looking for the beauty of my life. I could not find it, but I found it in the glint of a dew drop at the edge of a dancing leaf. - Debasish Mridha
Thoreau was an idiot. - Bill Bryson
He clung to the story as to a vow whose abandonment might bring down on his head all kinds of grief and misfortune. He felt very alone, on an interminable day full of evil omens, and the story, though resistant to some of his intentions, was at least a testimony to reality and coherence - José María Merino
For it was intelligence that was the thin line between endearing rapscallion and idiot bastard. - Éibhear the Contemptible - G.A. Aiken
The most important question I ever asked a priest was where are the Bingo Dobbers at? - Stabley Victor Paskavich
I pulled the blanket around my shoulders. The sky was dark and vast and empty and not even a plane disturbed that sullen stillness, not even a star. The emptiness above was now mine within. It was a part of me, like a freckle, like a bruise. Like a middle name now one acknowledged. - Sarah Winman
Words were sometimes like ammo. They could strike you with fear worse than an arrow. And worse was sometimes knowing ahead a time what the words were. - Cyndi Goodgame
She could not bear to look at him just now. If she did, she might well slap him again. Or cry. Or kiss him. And never know which was right and which was wrong and which was madness. - George R.R. Martin
He was neither rich nor great, young nor handsome, - in no respect what is called fascinating, imposing or brilliant; and yet he was as attractive as a genial fire, and people seemed to gather about him as naturally as about a warm hearth. - Louisa May Alcott
I tried to curl around him, holding him with my arching body. His mouth was slow and searching, the kisses hard at first, then loosening as if unraveling from their own heat. The pleasure thickened, hard flushes rising through me, bringing the desire to full-slip ripeness. - Lisa Kleypas
Thus, from admiration of one wise and innocent child, and from a misheard remark, the process that not even Aristotle could codify was triggered. Where do you get your ideas? I purposely mishear things. - Harlan Ellison
- and the mocking realization that money was just colorful crumpled paper, hardly different from a candy wrapper, the market itself little more than a casino. - Paul Theroux
THE FOND OLD COUPLE WASDISAPPEARING TOGETHER THROUGHSUCCESSIVE AMPUTATIONS. - Jenny Holzer
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 you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very low crime rate.
You must live everyday of your life or you have wasted that many days of your life ... - Adel Abouhana
As you lay yourself down to sleep tonight, think of something you are grateful for. Bless someone who was kind to you, and forgive someone who wasn't. - Eileen Anglin
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
Who breathes must suffer, and who thinks must mourn; And he alone is bless'd who ne'er was born. - Matthew Prior
All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. - Terry Pratchett
He should have known. She was the only wanna be immortal he’d ever known. - Beth Bares
You can have all the words in the world,but if not said rightly, those words are simply wasted potential. - Joel T. McGrath
She's the original good time that was had by all. - Bette Davis
HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises. - Ambrose Bierce
A man should not leave this earth with unfinished business. He should live each day as if it was a pre-flight check. He should ask each morning, am I prepared to lift-off? - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Life is not about what was or what will be. It's about what is. - Auliq-Ice
He shot everything that moved in a blind fury. It was as if he were floating outside his body, his flesh acting on pure animal instinct. To kill or be killed. It was exhilarating. - Rebecca M. Gibson
My entire life, I saw myself as the beautiful damsel or the graceful maiden. I was the princess searching for her knight. But with my newfound abilities, I finally discovered that, after all this time, I was the powerful witch. - Christina L. Barr
Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth; Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth! Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain! Once there was The People - it shall never be again! - Rudyard Kipling
The mind is a lifelong consolidation of experiences and inner dialogue that was invented by self-perception - our ego. - Renee Cefalu
My first words, as I was being born [...] I looked up at my mother and said, 'that's the last time I'm going up one of those. - Stephen Fry
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
Even if others tried to prove me wrong, I know myself that what I said was right. - Jyca Therese Lauron Livelo
Last night was dark and full of terror and while we slept, the angels kept their watch of wondering love. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
In America, I appear more simple that I am, because I was completely out of my element. It was my misfortune, not my fault, that I was born in a country which was not congenial to my desires. -1815, in a letter to her father William Patterson - Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
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
[On doors of opportunity] If that door doesnt open, Dont worry. It was probably best you got locked out than be locked in. Move on the next door. - Janna Cachola
And now the birds were singing overhead, and there was a soft rustling in the undergrowth, and all the sounds of the forest that showed that life was still being lived blended with the souls of the dead in a woodland requiem. The whole forest now sang for Granny Weatherwax. - Terry Pratchett
Don’t walk through life stifling your authenticity, suppressing your uniqueness, hiding your truth out of fear of what others may think, Being someone other than you are only hampers your wellbeing and also wastes a whole lot of your energy. - Renee Cefalu
When I was in school the teachers told me practice makes perfect; then they told me nobody’s perfect so I stopped practicing. - Steven Wright
They were the sort who berated a man for meddling and chased him away, then berated him again for not being there when he was needed. Not that they would admit he was needed, even then, not them. Raise a hand to help and you were interfering, do nothing and you were an un-trustworthy wastrel. - Robert Jordan
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
Such was the burial they gave to Hector, tamer of horses. - Homer
If I wanted to go crazy I would do it in Washington because it would not be noticed. - Irwin S. Cobb
Why are we afraid of the silence that ensues after our death? Wasn’t it the same silence we endured before birth? Isn’t it the same silence we revel in when we are completely immersed in the present moment? Let us not be afraid. - Kamand Kojouri
I just thought that was the most noble contribution you could make to human kind, was to be a teacher. - Dudley Flood
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
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
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. - George Washington
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
I was up all night just to talk to myself about you. - Debasish Mridha
A rose, isn't quite as beautiful as it once was, when after its thorn pricks you. - Anthony Liccione
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
Nobody's truly free. Everyone is prisoner to a secret, a sin, a lie. It wasn't by accident that, in the Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key set the word "free" to a note so high nobody could attain it. - J. Matthew Nespoli
That was a day that taught me the meaning of abject failure. - Walter Moers
I wasn't born of a whistle or milked from a thistle at twilightNo I was all horns and thorns sprung out fully formed, knock-kneed and upright. - Joanna Newsom
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
I tried to commit suicide by sticking my head in the oven, but there was a cake in it.
Do not waste your life over working. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be. - Jack Welch
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
He'd fought hard, Lida told me, as if there was another way to fight. - John Green
People can waste a large amount of their time trying to be accepted by people. Sometimes, God meant for you not to fit. You never know, you may hold the unique perspective that when voiced or demonstrated will change generations. - Shannon L. Alder
Was man wünscht, das glaubt auch jeder. - Demosthenes
I was simply furnishing a home. I love music ... and I don't think a $130,000 indoor-outdoor stereo system is extravagant.
He missed two people: a) the girl she was; b) the person she’d made him feel he might have been. A deep sigh escaped him. - Ken Bruen
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
There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection. - Anaïs Nin
I was a weird little kid. I was very irritable, bored, frustrated. I felt my imagination bubbling inside my head without having any way to express itself. Given a crayon and paper, I would not draw a train or a house. I would draw these monsters, beasts and demons. - Clive Barker
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
I wanted to read immediately. The only fear was that of books coming to an end. - Eudora Welty
Come into my world. I will show you the phenomenon that Stendhal experienced. I will help you feel the cascading arpeggios of Wagner's overture. I will dance to Doga’s waltzes with you. A day spent without appreciating the beauty surrounding us is a waste. Let me appreciate you - Kamand Kojouri
As I was walking up the stair I met a man who wasn't there. He wasn't there again today. I wish, I wish he'd stay away. - Hughes Mearns
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington
Feeling sorry for myself was an art. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
We all used to try so hard to fit in. We wanted to look exactly alike, do all the same things, practically be the same person, but when we weren't looking that all changed....what the summer actually brought was independence from each other. - Now and Then
When I thought everything was impossible to achieve, my spirit defied my thoughts and did the impossible. My ego sees limitations, but my spirit sees opportunities. - Karen A. Baquiran
When I pictured myself, it was always like just an outline in a colouring book, with the inside not yet completed. - Sarah Dessen
I was a late bloomer. But anyone who blooms at all, ever, is very lucky. - Sharon Olds
Writers have two main problems. One is writer's block, when the words won't come at all and the other is logorrhea, when the words come so fast that they can hardly get to the wastebasket in time.
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
O why was I born with a different face? Why was I not born like rest of my race?
I was much younger, much hungrier, much more alone. But I was myself, pared down to the essentials. - Haruki Murakami
Quote from Frontiers:"Regardless of what happened, it was definitely going to be an exciting time for everyone, the day humanity first reached out to touch the stars. - Jeff W. Horton
Wir glauben nur das, was wir sehen. Darum glauben wir alles, seit es das Fernsehen gibt. - Dieter Hildebrandt
We fought back with our music; it was the only weapon we had. - Michael Morpurgo
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
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers
Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up. - G. K. Chesterton
Where there is darkness, there once was light. - Saim Cheeda
[Jane] Austen was not a novelist for nothing: she knew that our stories are what make us human, and that listening to someone else's stories -- entering into their feelings, validating their experiences -- is the highest way of acknowledging their humanity, the sweetest form of usefulness. - William Deresiewicz
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
But still, he reflected, I ought to wash my pajamas more often. Life is so uncertain: you never know what could happen. One way to deal with that is to keep your pajamas washed. --Tengo, IQ84 - Haruki Murakami
I had never before considered leaving my religion, my family, my customs, and my beliefs behind. It was all that I had ever known. Would it be worth it to give it all up? I had no way of knowing. It was frightening even to contemplate a life beyond - Carolyn Jessop
Your attempt was valiant, but the fight was unfair. He was a seasoned warrior, fully armored. You were a lad with a short sword. You have a brave heart. That can be more important than size or strength. - Brandon Mull
When was the last time someone ran their fingers through the knots of your soul? - Maza-Dohta
Mnie Bóg, w życiu moim, nigdy nie był potrzebny - od najwcześniejszego dzieciństwa, ani przez pięć minut - byłem zawsze samowystarczalny. / I have never in my life needed God - from the infancy, since I was 5, I was self-sufficient. (Dziennik 1956, XVIII Niedziela) - Witold Gombrowicz
We do not die because we have to die; we die because one day, and not so long ago, our consciousness was forced to deem it necessary. - Antonin Artaud
I romanticized him until he was the perfect being. A soul so beautiful, but so immensely evil too. - Dominic Riccitello
Don't spend your days sitting around waiting for something to happen. Get outside and make it happen!Live like a warrior, be at one with nature, fearless in the moment....because this moment will never happen again so don't waste it! - Karen Gibbs
Was it magic? Of course it was. - Brian Jacques
The black clouds and the white clouds,Black means rain White means no rainToday it was different,It rained despite of white clouds.And nobody got wet. - Bikash Chaurasiya
Made you the subject of my dreams, I was always the first to hear your screams. Haven't you had enough of all these schemes? Re-run all the scenes...Haven't you noticed we're being a bit too extreme? I know not everything is as it seems, but aren't you tired of floating downstream? - Dalal Gebara
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
Oddly, I found myself calmer than I'd been in a long while. Maybe it was simply because my muscles ached or maybe because I felt that nothing was more compelling than the stack of wood that was waiting in Camelli's garage. - Dee Williams
Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen. - Simone de Beauvoir
Truth might be heroic, but it was not within the range of practical domestic politics. - Samuel Butler
Pain is a very precious gift. Do not waste it.
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
You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you. - W. Somerset Maugham
Remember...we don't see objects, we see light. [...] Light can do anything water can do--flow, wash, trickle. It can do anything an artist can do--paint, burnish, carve. Candlelight falls, licks a face. There is always light in a room. - Janet Fitch
I couldn't resist him, his eyes were like yours, his hair was exactly the shade of brown.He's just not as tall, but I couldn't tell, it was dark and I was lying down. - Amy Winehouse
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
My dull brain was wrought with things forgotten. - William Shakespeare
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind. - Kurt Vonnegut
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 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
To Tengo, sexual desire was fundamentally an extension of a means of communication. And so, to look for sexual desire in a place where there was no possibility of communication seemed inappropriate to him. - Haruki Murakami
Brethren, you won’t believe what I discovered. I found out that in every place, people listened to the message (the shift our churches need) with full attention and total bewilderment. The question that I kept on hearing was: why are other Christian ministers not doing the same thing? - Sunday Adelaja
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
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
Really, I'm trying to care, Artemis, really. But I thought it was all supposed to be over when the fat lady sings. Well, she's singing, but it doesn't appear to be over - Eoin Colfer
I decided that a story was anything that I made up that kept the reader turning the pages or watching, and did not leave the reader or the viewer feeling cheated at the end. - Neil Gaiman
i loved her, for she was beauty dressed in a selfless personality and the skin of unconditional love. A voice of truthful melody and eyes holding a vision so large, maybe, just maybe she was born to change the world. - Nikki Rowe
This is why we said 'ain't'and 'he don't'.We wanted words to fitour cold linoleum,our oil lamps, ourouthouse. We knewbetter but it was wrongto use a languagethat named ghosts,nothing you could touch. - Vern Rustsala
Today's progress, was once yesterday's discussion. Speak aloud, see it through, and most importantly believe! - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Poverty is a state of the mind that was created as a result of unhealthy environmental factors. When you are surrounded with unhealthy environmental factors, you will think poorly, speak poorly, act and behave poorly. - Uzoma Nnadi
When good men die their goodness does not perish,But lives though they are gone. As for the bad,All that was theirs dies and is buried with them. - Euripides
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
•• Arrogance and pride were the reasons Shaytaan was expelled from paradise. Do not let it be the reason you don't enter paradise.!! - Mana'hil
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
It would be very heard, for example, a basketball owner, no matter how racist he was, to try to operate without Blacks. It would be suicidal. - Thomas Sowell
I was born Katie O’Reilly, she began. Poor Irish, but proud of it. I boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger with nothing more than the clothes on my back. And the law at my heels. Titanic Rhapsody - Jina Bacarr
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
He was a generous but subtly demanding boss. - H.W. Brands
...a redoubtable alchemy was at work behind impenetrable veils as the forest prepared it's nocturnal mysteries. - Julien Gracq
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
There was one of two things I had a right to: liberty or death. If I could not have one, I would have the other; for now man should take me alive. - Harriet Tubman
Where were you then?Who else was there?Saying what?Why will the whole of love come on me suddenly when I am sad and feel you are far away? - Pablo Neruda
Today is a gift from God. Don't waste it! - Ruth Kyser
An eagle does not crawl because it was born to fly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We only get one life. Wasting someone’s time is the subtlest form of murder. - Lindy West
A lie that could help someone focus on his life was better than a hundred simple truths. - Faraaz Kazi
Edward leaned close and whispered in my ear so that Olaf would think he was whispering sweet nothings, but what he what he actually said, was, "We aren't the good guys, Anita. We're the necessary guys. - Laurell K. Hamilton
I was very surprised when last I bought a packet of cigarettes and had to request a refund as I read a warning that told me "smoking can cause fatal lung cancer". - Robert Clark
Lovelove can build a bridge,but how strong is the pillars?a bread to share togetheri see you in broken glassesyour efforts seem to be lesslove can build a bridgejust understand the foundationBuild your walls with endurance. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Before I was ordained, when I was working for the council, I thought of the first three months of the year as January, February, March. Now I think of them as Epiphany, Candlemas and Ash Wednesday. - Adam Smallbone
What if my name was Daniel, Lucas, Noah. Lucas Harris, That doesn't sound right. I think I'll stick with Nate. - Nathan Harris
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
She was a tragic beauty. Sadness had left its fingerprints all over her face. - John Mark Green
He was fortified by a memory which kept only the good things and rejected the ill. Despite his sorrows, he had had a fair share of joys and these were ever fresh and accessible. - Evelyn Waugh
The quiet wasn't so lonely if you listened to how much sound was hidden in silence. - Rae Mariz
She was one of those people who are irrevocably, incurably honest and therefore both inflexible and vulnerable at the same time. - Azar Nafisi
She was stung by sharp regret thinking about the sheets and tablecloths, so costly and never used due to excessive regard. - Paolo Giordano
If every lover was treated like they matter everyday; valentine’s day wouldn’t be so 'special. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Among other things Jonestown was an example of a definition well known to sociologists of religion: a cult is a religion with no political power. - Thomas Wolfe
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
We should not take our ‘Humanity’ for granted. We should love and respect things as if they were ourselves. - Sandranil Biswas
When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation. - Al Franken
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
The cafe was called Tattoos. The fella who owned it didn't have any tattoos... but we never saw his wife. - Karl Pilkington
Being Friends with you was great but now we will be lovers. - V.Kuotsu
No life is a waste," the Blue Man said. "The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we're alone. - Mitch Albom
MISERICORDE, n. A dagger which in mediaeval warfare was used by the foot soldier to remind an unhorsed knight that he was mortal. - Ambrose Bierce
When God became lonelyhe created man,or was itwhen man became lonelyhe created God. - Melanie Exler
I went to sit in the bus station and think this over. I ate another apple pie and ice cream; that’spractically all I ate all the way across the country, I knew it was nutritious and it was delicious, ofcourse. - Jack Kerouac
The time was when a library was very like a museum and the librarian a mouser in musty books. The time is when the library is a school and the librarian in the highest sense a teacher. - Melvil Dewey
Everyone is guilty at one time or another of throwing out questions that beg to be ignored, but mothers seem to have a market on the supply. "Do you want a spanking or do you want to go to bed?" Don't you want to save some of the pizza for your brother?" Wasn't there any change? - Erma Bombeck
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
Žinojo, kad laikas gali pagelbėti ir vienu, ir kitu atveju. Bet kaip tyčia trūko kantrybės. - Herbjørg Wassmo
Why was I born with such contemporaries? - Oscar Wilde
Time and death: It's the ultimate vision of an artist at the end of everything. It's just what's there. It was not something I planned to do. - Don DeLillo
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. - George Washington
I saw a few Sligo people at Mass in Gardiner Street this morning and the omens seem to be good for them, the priest was wearing the same colours as the Sligo jersey! 40 yards out on the Hogan Stand side of the field Ciarán Whelan goes on a rampage, it's a goal. So much for religion. - Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh
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
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
I was made and meant to look for you and wait for you and become yours forever. - Robert Browning
Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas
One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, ‘Don’t get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did. - Chris Ware
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
He's a sweet man whose crime was that he didn't love me quite enough, and because this wasn't much of a crime I had to make up some bigger ones. - Nick Hornby
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
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof. - J. K. Rowling
A great difference between the womb and the tomb is the w and the t! We waist great and precious time as we journey from the womb to the tomb; in the end we shall remember the w and the t! Hmm! The wasted time! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove. - Samuel Johnson
It's in my genes. My mother was an opera singer. I'm clearly dramatic. - Mariah Carey
This world was made for love and peace. - Debasish Mridha
Thats why I was running the debugger, I didn't want it to crash.
I was good and bad, but never wicked. - Anne Rice
But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. - John Green
He was withdrawing. I think it was getting harder for him to accept his fate. Like a bird in a cage, he grew silent. - Alice Hoffman
The life mission God gave you was only appointed to you. If you are faithful, God will send someone into your life to support it. If your are blessed, he will send someone who shares your passion. If you are chosen, he will unlock every door that stands in your way. - Shannon L. Alder
It was much more than bricks and stone - It was an idea. - Patricia C. McKissack
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
It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy. - James Thurber
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
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
All other creatures look down toward the earth, but man was given a face so that might turn his eyes toward the stars and his gaze upon the sky. - Ovid
The nails did not kill Him... It was the needs that did. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Yes I was in love, no I am not able to forget it. - Srinivas Shenoy
That was the river, this is the sea. - Mike Scott
Here lies a gentleman boldWho was so very braveHe went to lengths untold,And on the brink of the graveDeath had on him no hold.By the world he set small store--He frightened it to the core--Yet somehow, by Fate's plan,Though he'd lived a crazy man,When he died he was sane once more. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Many people make the mistake of saving money by wasting time. - J.R. Rim
My MOTIVATION was struggling..I got Tired of it! - Kalon Jackson
Life's too awesome to waste your time thinking about someone who doesn't treat you right. - Jack Barakat
How could I persuade the in-laws I was the right one for their daughter when, instead of focusing on small talk, all I could think about was not to kill them? I could only imagine what I'd say to the prospective in-laws, "Hello, it's a pleasure to eat, I mean, meet you. - Jayde Scott
Sei: The Kudzu snacks were so good I had two and a half bowls but seeing you eat 16 and a half bowls was disgusting. I sriously considered killing you.Okita: You're horrible! Besides then I'd bleed Kudzu snacks!Sei: NOO! STOP!!! I CAN SEE IT!! I'LL HAVE NIGHTMARES!! - Taeko Watanabe
I bought salvation from a man on the street. He said, "Go down to the beach and let the waves wash your feet. - Gabriel Rheaume
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
Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. - George Washington
There was so much to say that we said nothing. - Philip Schuyler Allen
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
Normality wasn't in the days I'd left behind me: it was only to be found in whatever fortune placed in my path each morning. - María Dueñas
The more he smiled, the more I wanted to hate him, and yet it was the very thing that made hating him impossible. - Jamie McGuire
What came to me later in those dark, dreaming hours put paid to that though and as always my mind led me treacherously back to the bleak and inescapable truth. There was no cure for what one had seen or done. - Hannah Blatchford
The joy is in remembering; the pain is in knowing it was yesterday. - David Levithan
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 was always taught that book-keeping was more relevant than book reading. The only thing worth reading was meant to be a balance sheet. - Ashwin Sanghi
I could have loved him with everything I had but he wasn't prepared for the depth i provided ~ had I been a woman of weakness I would have stayed, but he lost the chance when he said I wasn't enough that day. - Nikki Rowe
One is that if women’s sexuality in Africa wasn’t under assault, if women were able to say no, if women weren’t subject to predatory attacks by men, or predatory behavior generally, then you would have a disease in Africa called AIDS. But you wouldn’t have a pandemic. - Stephen Lewis
I'm old enough to remember when a social network was called a school playground. - Chris Geiger
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.
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
Behind a great success, there was a great failure - Michael Hermanto
The world began when I was born and the world is mine to win
Don't waste dollars counting cents. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
Looking at her always reminded me of a rose that was dripping blood. I always felt it was drawing all the life from inside. Just to look beautiful on the outside. - Akshay Vasu
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
Always wash you feet last. - James Cardenas
The world was incomprehensibly intricate, and yet this forest made a simple sense in her heart that she felt nowhere else. - David Guterson
We are usually angered when someone insults us, until Divine Grace comes upon us. When we receive Grace, we no longer feel hurt when others insult us but remain quiet and peaceful, as though the insult was not directed at us at all. - Thaddeus of Vitovnica
We can aspire to anything, but we don't get it just 'cause we want it. I would rather spend my life close to the birds than waste it wishing I had wings. - Eli Attie
She wore his flowerIn her hairScent of amberSweetened the airHer dress was whiteHer feet bareHe found heavenWaiting thereShe is aliveIn his painful sigh... - Dinesh Kumar Biran
Her existence alone was excuse enough to justify the creation of the entire world. - Stephenie Meyer
Well, the gold fish in the bowl lay upside down bloatingFull in the sky and the plains were bleached white with skeletonsVarious species grouped together accordingTo their past beliefsThe only way they ever all got together wasNot in love but shameful grief - Don Van Vliet
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
A little smoke lost in the air, that was the life of a man. - W. Somerset Maugham
The Battle of Normandy was won on the beaches of Dieppe - Louis Mountbatten
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. - Bertrand Russell
There was a time when people accepted magical experiences as natural. There were no priests then, and no one went chasing after the secrets of the occult. - Paulo Coelho
Cleanliness beings with purity of your own mind, thoughts and heart. - Vishwas Chavan
Wie das Wasser nahm auch ichin mich alle Farben -Gott der Herr der Färber ist,Sein sind alle Farben! - Qadi Qadan
A brother is like gold and a friend is like diamond. If gold cracks you can melt it and make it just like it was before. If a diamond cracks, it can never be like it was before. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Oh, Death was never enemy of ours!We laughed at him, we leagued with him, old chum.No soldier's paid to kick against His powers.We laughed, knowing that better men would come,And greater wars: when each proud fighter bragsHe wars on Death, for lives; not men, for flags. - Wilfred Owen
It is worth to not waste time in chasing a prospect who makes the vendor wait for a long time in the first meeting, as perhaps he could never be converted into a loyal client/good customer. - Anuj Somany
Yesterday was good, but let us dream and work hard to make tomorrow even better. - Debasish Mridha
We all have the best laid plans for our children, and they go and ruin it all by growing up any way they want to. What the hell was it all for, then? (Real Life and Liars) - Kristina Riggle
Logan stopped and gazed skyward as the kite began to soar above them, and when he clapped his hands at Ben's obvious joy, she was strucked by the simple truth that sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people. - Nicholas Sparks
His charm was not electric, but it was enveloping. - H.W. Brands
During my mental illness, thank God, my grandma was my human rescuer and angel, she ask me to stop taking the medication, leading to the recovering. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You can't band together to fight without trust. And without trust, there was no hope. - Rick Yancey
No man who was not a true gentleman at heart, ever was, since the world began, a true gentleman in manner. - Charles Dickens
He was incapable of anticipating to-morrow's griefs. - Trollope Anthony 1815-1882
[When asked what was the proper time for supper] If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can. - Diogenes the Cynic
So, as a seventh grader,no, you weren't friends with people you didnt like. But sometimesyou also werent friends with people you did like, which was complicated, and which didnt make any sence if you tried to explain it. Sometimes things just changed. Thats where the sadness came in. - Lauren Myracle
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
Her hair was dyed, and her bloom was fading, and she must have been crowding forty, but she seemed to be one of those women who cling to the manners and graces of a pretty child of eight. - John Cheever
One of the major obstacles impeding any positive future change in our lives is that we are too busy with our current work or activity. Levi quit his tax-work, Peter stopped fishing at lake, Paul ceased being a priest. They all left their jobs because they thought it was necessary. - John Ruskin
I was, a near grown man, sat in his dank, dark and rickety digs, feverishly hovering about the glare of a computer screen like a disorientated moth, one searching for a flaming light of recognition from someone/anyone! - Tom Conrad
Two hot, close rooms thus became my world; and a crippled old woman, my mistress, my friend, my all. Her service was my duty - her pain, my suffering - her relief, my hope - her anger, my punishment - her regard, my reward. - Charlotte Brontë
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell. - Harry Truman
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
For me the saddest thing was that these animals smelled the brokenness in him the human defect and kept away. - Alice Sebold
Crying in the rain. No one sees your tears and your pain gets washed away. - Elizabeth Bourgeret
The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children. - Ivan Turgenev
My father was my greatest inspiration. He was a lunatic. - Spike Milligan
If you like pray like a praying mantis or fast like a faxing machine, if you have no faith, you are just wasting your time and energy. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
A railroad station? That was sort of a primitive airport, only you didn't have to take a cab 20 miles out of town to reach it. - Russell Baker
It was a grand trait of the old Roman that with him one and the same word meant both honor and honesty.
What had happened still seemed implausible. A person was present your entire life, and then one day she disappeared and never came back. It resisted belief. - Meghan O'Rourke
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
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 but they saw my hands, lacerated by the splinters of my heart… - Jasmine Kiyani
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
It was a light which gave solidity to everything and drew colour out from the heart of objects. - V.S. Naipaul
[S]tart at the turn of the last century, in 1901, with the celebration of Detroit’s bicentennial. That was the Detroit that came before--before all the racket that attended the making of the modern world, which happened here first and faster than anywhere else on this planet. - Jerry Herron
It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. - Colette
RANK, n. Relative elevation in the scale of human worth. He held at court a rank so high That other noblemen asked why. "Because," 'twas answered, "others lack His skill to scratch the royal back." Aramis Jukes - Ambrose Bierce
Jo baimė buvo didelė kaip jūra. Bet aistra beribė kaip dangus. - Herbjørg Wassmo
It was that Moment when your fingers touched my skin for the first time I realised, how the fire can heal scars. - Akshay Vasu
You and I, my son, are that "below." That was true in 1776. It is true today. There is no them without you, and without the right to break you they must necessarily fall from the mountain, lose their divinity, and tumble out of the Dream. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it. - George Washington Carver
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
Guilt -- if there was any guilt -- spread out and diffused itself over everybody and everything. . . . Perhaps at some point in time, at some spot in the world, a moment of responsibility existed. - Philip K. Dick
I kept getting the odd sensation that I was in fact perfectly stationary, and that I was pushing the world around under my feet. - Robyn Davidson
I was never afraid of failure; for I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest. - John Keats
And she knew that her fate wasn't set by how or where she was born, but the decisions she made and the battles she fought. It didn't matter if she had eight toes or ten, amber eyes or blue. What mattered was what she set out to do. - Robert Beatty
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
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)
Its too hard to make a Lion Angry... He really doesn't care what others do around him... but if you do hurt His PRIDE... He wont let you live another Day - Indrani Biswas
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
It is my wish that you may have at better and freer life than I have had. Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience; this was what upheld me in time of misery. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Faith in God is an opening up, a letting go, a deep trust, a free act of love - but sometimes it was so hard to love. - Yann Martel
Her legacy was not--would not be--this disease. Phyllis Marie Unold Avery told us stories...It is my promise to her that for as long as I am able, I will recognize, restory, and remember. - Nancy A. Dafoe
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are - Kurt Cobain
What counted was not the facts but the fears. - Max Lerner
When I go up there, which is my intention, the Big Judge will say to me, Where are your wounds? and if I say I haven’t any, he will say, Was there nothing to fight for? I couldn’t face that question. - Alan Paton
Where'd the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn't stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall - Paolo Nutini
It seems sometimes that we get so caught up in missing the past, or looking forward to the future, that we forget that this, right here and now, was once the days we longed for and will soon be the ones we miss. - John A. Ashley
Yesterday, I was clever, I wanted to be rich. Today, I am wise, I want to be happy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Time is often wasted by those who don't understand that time is worth more than money because when lost, money can be regained but time cannot. - Gugu Mona
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. - Hunter S. Thompson
When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. - Thomas Paine
Washington likes to threaten the people over whom they exercise power. - Glenn Greenwald
yEvery man's endeavor was imbued with responsibility - Philip Roth
If the creation of the Universe was left up to a atheist, we would still have nothing. - Josko J. Sestan
Press them continually with memory and dream and have them waste their Present there. - Geoffrey Wood
Sie war ganz Frau, verlor sich an den Mann, der ihr Leben war, selbstvergessen, ohne daran zu denken, was aus ihr werden wurde - sie liebte wirklich. - Adelbert von Chamissoo
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. - Ian Fleming
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Goth was sort of the melancholy cousin of punk that says: there's a lot of evil in this world, there's a lot of very mean spirited people and that makes me sad. - Aurelio Voltaire Hernández
You can hate all you want but when its all said and done I will be on top, I was born to win. - Alcurtis Turner
she would have got a gold medal in social climbing if it was an Olympic sport - Marlene Perez
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
God, there must be a meaning. Fiercely he was certain that there must be a meaning.Surely, while we live we are not lost.Oh Janos, Janos my brother!Surely we are not lost--while we live. - John Hepworth
In the whole wretched business there was something generous that was doing its best to flower.
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
For [W. B.] Yeats magic was not so much a kind of poetry as poetry a kind of magic, and the object of both alike was evocation of energies and knowledge from beyond normal consciousness. - Kathleen Raine
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
He looked like a sexy ninja. Or a tiger ready to pounce on his prey. She just looked like she was sitting sideways on an invisible toilet. Curse the male species for making danger look so good! - Leia Shaw
I never drew a picture of anything that was before me but always from fancy, a sure sign of the absence of artistic eyesight; and I illustrated my lack of real feeling for art by a very early speech: 'Mama,' said I, 'I have drawed a man. Shall I draw his soul now? - Robert Louis Stevenson
How in the world do you tellyour wife that her mother was born a unicon? - Bruce Coville
We traveled long and forgot why poetry was invented. - Dejan Stojanovic
When I was a child, I thought as a child. But now I have put away childish things. - Philip K. Dick
Seeking enlightenment is a waste of your time. ..In reality there is no seeker, no search, and no words. - Bert McCoy
Religion was (is) always steps ahead of science; because religion lies and science can’t. - M.F. Moonzajer
It was both odd and unjust, a real example of pitiful arbitrariness of existance, that you were born into a particular time & held prisoner there whether you wanted it or not. It gave you an indecent advantage over the past and made you a clown vis-a-vis the future. - Daniel Kehlmann
I prefer to rule and work in Nigeria in a free and independent way. I was born free, and I want to die free in the name of my country. - Saminu Kanti
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably. - George Bernard Shaw
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be. - Yogi Berra
Freud was not entirely honest with himself when he said, Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise". - A. Cretan
I'm not a political Christian; for the most part I allow people even their vain, earthly rights. And I certainly don't see anti-Christians as bad or evil (as if they actually have the power to pose any kind of threat against God Almighty), but rather complete idiots I was commanded to love. - Criss Jami
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
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
She was chaotic, she was shameless, she was beautiful.Bravo!, applauded the audience; the artist's masterpiece was so graceful. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
The entire Nazi war machine was only possible because of past, present and future violations of the non aggression principle (achievable only through government). - Stefan Molyneux
That's what tears are for, you know, to wash away the fear and cool the hate. - Laurie R. King
I destroyed myself because I thought no one will destroy me that way but I guess I was wrong... they're stonger. - Marivil
I was once thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients. - Oscar Levant
And then, the unspeakable purity and freshness of the air! There was just enough heat to enhance the value of the breeze, and just enough wind to keep the whole sea in motion, to make the waves come bounding to the shore, foaming and sparkling, as if wild with glee. - Anne Bronte
Truth was never meant to make you comfortable, unless you stand in the middle of it with acceptance. - Shannon L. Alder
I like the way we talk to each other. It feels honest. It was different with Manuel. One of us always had to win. Husbands and wives do that, worry more about being right than being truthful. - Richard Lange
I learned much too late that what you called love was nothing but a desperate and irrational fear of a life lived alone. - Beau Taplin
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
Some part of me knew from the first that what I wanted was not reality but myth. - Stephen King
When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile. - Bob Edwards
He has been called a mediocre man; but this is unwarranted flattery. He was a politician of monumental littleness. - Richard M. Nixon
I was certain of the uncertainty thatlied ahead which made you A risk,A mystery,And the most annihilating thing I have ever known. - akhil shah
Trying to cool his jets, trying to let her stay in charge, he attempted to hold back, but she let out this breathy little whimper like he was the best thing she’d ever tasted. - Jill Shalvis
You have touched me more profoundly than I thought even you could have touched me - my heart was full when you came here today. Henceforward I am yours for everything. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary. - Dave Kellett
I kept waiting for the part where I’d finally know who I was some flashing, neon moment of relief, but it never came. - Jennifer Elisabeth
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
The only easy day was yesterday. - US Navy SEALs
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
I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don’t remember what I did before that. Just loafed, I suppose. - P.G. Wodehouse
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
Like the hub of a wheel, the church’s corporate life is an extension of the good news that God was in Christ reconciling the whole world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them. - Harold L. Senkbeil
To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady. - Wilson Mizner
Thank God men cannot as yet fly and lay waste the sky as well as the earth! - Henry David Thoreau
I was raised almost entirely on turnips and potatoes, but I think that the turnips had more to do with the effect than the potatoes. - Marlene Dietrich
Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. - Bible
I am serving the purpose for which I was designed, therefore I am satisfied with my existence. - Kevin J. Anderson
Nothing that happens to you was meant to be. The only thing about you that was meant to be is you. Blaze your own trail. - George Alexiou
It was one of those ridiculous arrangements that couples make when they are separating, but before they are divorced - when they still imagine that children and property can be shared with more magnanimity than recrimination. - John Irving
The only time, time is wasted; is when it isn't wasted. - Jonathan Bingham
I was lost yesterday, I am found today and I will be forgotten tomorrow. - Santosh Kalwar
Ah, youth!It was a beautiful night...The moon was out of orbit.The stars were awry.But everything else was exactlyas it should have been. - Roman Payne
But death was sweet, death was gentle, death was kind; death healed the bruised spirit and the broken heart, and gave them rest and forgetfulness; death was man’s best friend; when man could endure life no longer, death came and set him free. - Mark Twain
When first human found life was a virgin,People make it a bitch - Mohammed Sekouty
What had he ever wanted that he could not buy? And if that wasn't riches he didn't know what was. - Josephine Tey
There was no use feeling guilty about getting on to the ship when you are in the middle of the ocean. If you felt guilty or sorry, you had only one option drown in the middle of the sea. - Jagdish Joghee
...there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness, too. That was writing. - Markus Zusak
I wasn’t anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it. - Sammy Davis Jr.
Courage was something John Reckless only ever wished he had. Courage was not a given; it was acquired, earned. You had to take the difficult paths, and John had always picked the easy ones. - Cornelia Funke
Mum was determinate to crush my spirit and put a stop to my behavior once and for all and she beat me up so violently, so often, that I finally understood I must never question her or so much as look at her directly again. - Joe Peters
But it was not the poor who ate the zoo animals in Paris. - Ceridwen Dovey
"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.
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
The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans. - Sherwood Smith
Frances was not only grieving her sister's loss, but also striving to reconcile in her mind the tragedy with the idea of a loving God. Restless and aching, Frances climbed mountains in the Swiss Alps, where their hotel had a view of beautiful Mount Rigi. - Nancy Carpentier Brown
When you deal with naked power from an inferior position, perspectives get distorted. He was the aggrieved party and yet he felt guilty and would continue to do so all his life. - Kiran Nagarkar
I never felt more free in this world, than when I was five years old - Jeremy Aldana
Strange how this war was making them all Americans. - Newt Gingrich and William R Forstchen
The pain for her and the love for her was so entwined that neither would function without the other. - Ivy McClelland (me!)
Tall and thin, Mademoiselle Baptistine was a pale and gentle person. She was the incarnation of the word 'respectable,' whereas to be 'venerable,' a woman should lso be a mother. - Victor Hugo
Two birds went for dating. The male bird was killed and the female bird is being murdered. - Santosh Kalwar
Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can't accept who you are. - Turcois Ominek
the only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.. live wild dont be a normal person.. to become presence, means accepting the risk.. and be sure if u don't take risks u'll have a wasted soul.. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
The character was created by you, if you kill yourself you kill the character, it happen because you done it... you don't realise it! - Deyth Banger
If you know the correct path then lost people are your responsibility. - Waseem Latif
He made me question what was, when for a whole lifetime up till that moment, I accepted the world’s excuses. - Walter Mosley
Us. All regrets, left them in the sea, smiling at life as if it was a beautiful dream, because if one thing is certain, clearing the strange foreigh steam. Like the diamond ring that fits in your finger, we are stronger as a steel linker - Lucia Ohanian
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
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.
When you reach the thing you were desiring, if it doesn't satisfy you, it was not what you were desiring. - C. S. Lewis
Oh my Valentine! I was waiting for you next to my wide open window just as a flower bud waits for the spring air to bloom. - Debasish Mridha
Welcome young poet, in here you are free to follow your star to where you should be.That door of the library was the door into meAnd Lorca and Shelley said Come to the feast.Whitechapel Library, Aldgate East. - Bernard Kops
Don't waste your time to make new dreams. but waste it to make one of your lifetime dream, come true. - Olivia Sinaga
Part of avoiding thoughts about something was not encouraging opportunities for that something to makes itself felt. - Kristin Cashore
Through the practice of meditation, of calming and focusing our mind, as well as developing greater clarity and a sense of awareness, we train ourselves to recognize the wealth that was already there - the very wealth others fail to recognize. - Stephen Richards
Some people’s self-esteem was secretly improved when they discovered that their then-lovers had killed themselves over them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I had sex with Jett because I was attracted to him. Jett hired me because he wanted me. It was lust at first sight. - J.C. Reed
He was a burning and a shining light. - Bible
He cared less, so they cared more. He said it was beautiful. I knew he was broken.This was his game. - Coco J. Ginger
There isn't much difference between "giving" and "leaving". While the former will ALWAYS come back to you, the latter will only do if it was meant to be yours in the first place. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
Being friends with you was great but now we will be both friends and lovers. - V.Kuotsu
I was confidentbut yearningis so unbearable. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
i love those who love to lie, because they never dream to stop lying. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
It was nothing but a hole, a mouth open wide. You could lean over the edge and peer down to see nothing. All I knew about the well was its frightening depth. It was deep beyond measuring, and crammed full of darkness, as if all the world’s darkness had been boiled down to their ultimate density. - Haruki Murakami
I'd heard it all the time, 'Live in the moment.' But if I did that, I'd weigh more than a dump truck. Losing weight wasn't about the moment at all; it was about having faith in the future. It was about knowing there would be another meal in a few hours. - Stephanie Klein
I was a Muslim, but then I became enlightened and became a Christian. - Brock Hoffpauir
I was a hugely unchaperoned reader, and I would wander into my local public library and there sat the world, waiting for me to look at it, to find out about it, to discover who I might be inside it."[ slams library cuts (The Guardian, 23 June 2011)] - Patrick Ness
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
The land flourished because it was fed from so many sources--because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and peoples. - Lyndon B. Johnson
I said school starts tomorrow. I didn’t say I was going to be there. - Kim Harrison
I had tried to express myself, but couldn't do that because I was afraid that it will hurt someone. I never knew that not expressing myself hurt myself. - Nutan Bajracharya
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
Nature was quick to pass the sponge of her deluges over these awkward sketches (dinosaurs), these first nightmares of Life. - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
I thought it was love, but it wasn't. It was a need to be the right girl for him. I just couldn't understand why I wasn't good enough, or how he could marry her. - Kate Stewart
When people wish for harmony, I wish for chaos. I'd rather see imaginative means of self-destruction, than to see laziness and wasted potential. - Lionel Suggs
The most important thing I learned on Tralfamadore was that when a person dies he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, so it is very silly for people to cry at his funeral. All moments, past, present and future, always have existed, always will exist. - Kurt Vonnegut
It was easy to imagine he’d just rolled out of bed and then it was easy to imagine him in bed and I wasn’t going there. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
It was an undemanding job both physically and mentally, which was fine. Stress was for the rich and hard-working. - Joe Cawley
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
I knew I wasn't the picture of health, but I didn't think I was headed for the last roundup. - Fannie Flagg
I was 17 years old when I was killed by a vampire"-Ruby Kennedy from My Handsome Vampire. - Vianka Van Bokkem
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.
Jenny replied to this with a bitterness which might have surprized a judicious person, who had observed the tranquillity with which she bore all the affronts to her chastity; but her patience was perhaps tired out, for this is a virtue which is very apt to be fatigued by exercise. - Henry Fielding
Where were you when I undressed and told the tales of my day?Where were youwhenI was silent with God in prandial pray?Where were youwhen I recited love poems as I lay?Where were you? - Kamand Kojouri
The last thing he ever said to me was, 'Just always be waiting for me, and then some night you will hear me crowing. - J.M. Barrie
In the beginning was the word. But by the time the second word was added to it, there was trouble. For with it came syntax...
If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale. - Nicholas Sparks
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
The devil will use fear, pride,jealousy, time wasters, hurt, thoughts, disappointments to get us to turn our eyes away from Jesus. Don't give him a moment in your life. - Amanda Penland
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
In not a single one of these little campaigns was I victorious. In other words, in each case, I personally failed, but I have lived to see the thesis upon which I was operating vindicated. And what I very often say is that I’ve lived to see my lost causes found. - Pauli Murray
I wanted to say a lot but wasn't sure where to start; people don't want to hear about how your heart has melted into the dirt under your house. - Dee Williams
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
The Valkyrie’s heart was wrought of dazzling gold full of the most finest and firmest of loves, this being the secret of her many moods and akimbo inspirangular mercies. —On Kari, Ch. Fifteen Valley of the Damned - douglas m laurent
She looked at the girl in the chair and she saw what youth was. It was oblivious, with things in its ears. - Ali Smith
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
Be a life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for. - David Starr Jordan
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.
Life felt hideously empty. But she told herself that was only because women are educated to think that marriage will be a sudden panacea to all emptiness, and although she'd fought off such notions, she had no doubt been infected by them. - Marilyn French
But penetration was a big deal. They protected their anuses the way girls protected their hymen in high school, believing that allowing anything beyond their holy gates would permanently corrupt them. - Maggie Young
If everything was perfect in your life won't it be a predictable one. Life is unpredictable chaotic and madness but that's what makes life interesting won't you agree? - Joyce Guo
Wow, that was an expensive looking explosion! I can't believe we had that in the budget. - The Muppets (2011)
I am grateful for all my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.
Soon enough the tears came but of course nobody came down to see if she was all right, it was just the slut in the kitchen who'd ruined their lives, getting drunk of neat gin and howling for her lost lunatic offer. - Patrick McGrath
Long dormant feelings poured through my dried-up limbs and wound through me, slowly filling the emptiness. Like an irrigated field, I felt myself blossom and grow with new vigor. He was the sun, and the tenderness he showed me was life-giving water. - Colleen Houck
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
It was always about the money, but when you want to be successful and all you think about is the money, all you work for is the money… You will never be successful. You will be blinded and make mistakes especially when you are disparate, so I guess it never really was about the money. - James Jean-Pierre
Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you've had a bunch of bad days and there's different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music. - Taylor Swift
I was going to sue for defamation of character, but then I realised I have no character. - Charles Barkley
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
Thinking it was easy to take a chance on things if you had nothing to lose -- politics, ideas, almost anything in fact; from the bottom of the ladder you could safely risk a fall, but the higher that you climbed the more cautious you must be. - Flavin, Martin
Interviewer (Louise Tucker): What did you want to be when you grew up? Have you always wanted to be a writer?IllumBerg: When I was a child I was busy being a child. [...] - Natasha Illum Berg
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
He was fingering his great horn. - J.R.R. Tolkien
At age 6 I was born without a face. - Arin Hansen
It doesn't pain seeing who she turned out to be a face now, but knowing so much how she pretended to be who she was not for all these years without a tinge of guilt and shame. - Anuj Somany
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. - Groucho Marx
When I tried to understand consciousness, I found out how simple it was, but we try to make it so complicated. - Debasish Mridha
I would bear it for her if I could.People say that and hardly mean it. I, however, do mean it. But time given to wishing for what can't be is not only spent, but wasted, and for all that we waste we shall be accountable. - Penelope Fitzgerald
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
The human worker will go the way of the horse. - Wassily Leontief
If your boundary training consists only of words, you are wasting your breath. But if you 'do' boundaries with your kids, they internalize the experiences, remember them, digest them, and make them part of how they see reality. - Henry Cloud
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
Such praise coming from so degraded a source, was degrading to me, its recipient. - Cicero
One hand washes the other. (Manus Manum Lavet) - Seneca
She was becoming sad. There is no joy involved in following others' expectations of yourself. - Miriam Toews
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I reasoned as a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things. - Holy Bible, 1 Corinthians 13:11
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. - Augustine of Hippo
Jesus didn't die as a frustrated failed revolutionary. His death was the revolution. - William H. Willimon
precious laughing time is wasted, because I have to put up with Satan's stupid minions who smile without attempting to anger somebody else - leave us alone already. - A Gentlemen
Waste no time to compare yourself with others. Find your soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
Mayhap it was not wise to question God's plans; mayhap he had been meant to live, to seek this justice, to serve some purpose. The past was the past. And the future... - Shelly Thacker
Okay, so he wasn't dreaming anymore, but did this fall into same song second verse? He would just have to play this out and see what happened. - Kindle Alexander
it was always something what we did or said, and there would be this flash, and then it didn't subside. all your past sins would be brought up, it was just endless. and my mother attributed it sometimes to having neuralgia, but she never showed that outwardly - Alice Schroeder
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
[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
Arianne had her feet up on the table, wearing a striped conductor's cap.Arriane was fixated on the game. A chocolate cigar bobbed between her lips as she contemplated her next move. Roland was giving Arianne the hawk eye."Checkmate, bitch," Arianne said triumphantly, knocking over Roland's king. - Lauren Kate
I wish I was a tree so I could reproduce asexually. - Sam R. August
Seemingly suicidal, it's not. I never wanted to live. I wanted to be happy. Living was always accidental. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time. - Edgar Watson Howe
No man resolved to make the most of himself has time to waste on personal contention. - Abraham Lincoln
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
Everything you perceive, externally, is the manifestation of some internal part of you. If it was not, it would not be present in your perceived reality. - Tony Warrick
I could smell the food fill up my hunger before the order was even placed. - Phindiwe Nkosi
I tried sex once with a woman and it was Gala. It was overated. I tried sex once with a man and that man was the famous juggler Frederico Garcia Lorca. It was very painful. - Salvador Dalí
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
There was going to be a spot for me in this joint, the earth, after all. It was never going to be a great match for someone as bright and strange as me, but books were going to make it survivable. - Anne Lamott
I used to wonder if it was God's plan that I should be alone for so much of my life. But I found peace. I found happiness within people and the world. - Lana Del Rey
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
Feeling grateful to breathe a new day. Gratitude is a way to submit to the flow of life. - Vishwas Chavan
Holding a grudge hurts the one holding it more than the one it's held against... All that wasted time and energy... Let it go." L. R. W. Lee Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragon's Fury - L.R.W. Lee
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
It washed all over me and through me, into the floor and then it was gone. I never cried for my Da again after that, and God's presence has been with me ever since. - Adien MacRae, BETWEEN - Cyndi Tefft
[Religious belief is] outmoded and ridiculous. [Belief in gods was a] worn out but once useful crutch in mankind's journey towards truth. We consider the time has come for that crutch to be abandoned. - Peter Atkins
It takes a certain amount of courage, he though, to face yourself and say with candor, I'm rotten. I've done evil and I will again. It was no accident; it emanated from the true, authentic me. - Philip K. Dick
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
He was a wise man who invented God. - Plato
I just reminded myself that she didn't say it mean. She wasn't making fun of me. She wasn't comparing. Or criticizing. - Stephen Chbosky
There is no old age. There is, as there always was, only you. - Carol Grace
The Bible is not only a book which was once spoken, but a book which is NOW SPEAKING. - A.W. Tozer
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
Let your soul be washed by the waves of love to feel the joy of life. - Debasish Mridha
In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea. - Douglas Adams
They were absolutely lovely, and in their presence, so was she. - Ann Brashares
I did not fear that I might tread upon a live rail and be killed. I feared something far more intangible-doing what was not contemplated by the Machine. Then I said to myself, Man is the measure, and I went, and after many visits I found an opening. - E.M. Forster
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
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
Because she was so beautiful the huntsman took pity on her, and he said, "Run away, you poor child. - Wilhelm Grimm
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
I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures...
There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. - Booker T. Washington
That was the worst part about having cancer, sometimes: The physical evidence of disease separates you from other people.
All those windows, and not a cat in them. All that light to bask in, wasted. - Lissa Warren The Good Luck Cat
It was time for me to make my stand; to display my integrity and dignity as a human worthful of respect. It was time for me to aggress the predatory lions and destroy them once and for all. - Yanan Melo
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
Be what you would seem to be -- or, if you'd like it put more simply -- Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
[I]t would be a niceness that was enforced leniently, patiently and gracefully, with the sort of unflappable self-certainty [they] couldn't help displaying when all its statistics proved that it really was doing the right thing. - Iain M. Banks
Preach [and live] as if Jesus was crucified yesterday, rose from the dead today, and is returning tomorrow. - Martin Luther
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
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
You don't have to own something for it to be you. Haven't you ever gone into a gallery and seen a painting and said 'that's me'. Or had a piece of music capture something deep down you didn't even know was there? You realize it's always been part of youl you've just never heard it before. - James L. Rubart
When the purpose of clearly exposing the differences between the Aryan and the Tamil culture, civilization, conduct and creed Thirukkural was written. I am of that firm view. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Although she was fragile in appearance, every prohibition lost substance in her presence. - Elena Ferrante
Don't waste water on washing your shirt, use photoshop! - EverSkeptic
People seek light in the external darkness Not knowing that the Light is within.Close your physical eyes and see with your inner vision.Open your eyes and see what before was invisible to you. - Raphael Zernoff
Doesn't seem quite real. It's not meaningful. I can't quite imagine myself being 73. That's the age my father was! [Laughter.] How can I be his age? It's weird. - Don DeLillo
The only thing it took for her to be beautiful was to believe that she was. - Kamiyah Franks
Merlin, do you mind?' It was the King who asked me, a man as old and wise as myself; a man who could see past his own crowding problems, and guess what it might men to me, to walk in dead air where once the world had been a god-filled garden. - Mary Stewart
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
Ever since I was 12 years old, my mother have always taught me to learn to be a leader. To start learning now! When you have the time to take time to learn and have every chance to be mentored. Don't be ashamed to be high maintenance when it comes to development. - Janna Cachola
She could feel something unnatural following her every movement as she washed her bountiful Huzza and Wahzoozie" BATS - Fred Barnett
I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth. - Chico Marx
Of all the Wonders in the World, the greatest wonder of all, was sharing it with you. - Lisa Anderson
Long time ago I had this thing called hope, but like I said it was long ago - JJM
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
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
Killing an animal to make a coat is sin. It wasn't meant to be, and we have no right to do it. A woman gains status when she refuses to see anything killed to be put on her back. Then she's truly beautiful. - Doris Day
She slept with wolves without fear, for the wolves knew a lion was among them. - R.M. Drake
So many went on a quest to tame her, The only man to win her heart was the one Who was also free. - Nikki Rowe
Wasting time over wasted time is just more wasted time... - Animesh Singh
And it never failed that during the dry years the people forgot about the rich years, and during the wet years they lost all memory of the dry years. It was always that way. - John Steinbeck
you felt like you always been sadand sorrow used to live in you dailyonly hope keep you alive sometimesyou should always remember that,without sorrow and sadnessyou won't known the essenceof happiness and success - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
The heart wasn't designed to decide it was designed to feel. - Wordions
A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, Stop trying to make me like you, and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for popularity, or better yet, a crowded funeral. - John Waters
No, she wasn't losing language. She was choking on it. - Gregory Maguire
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
After all it was for one justice which is short..., but the journey up to this justice was very long.(Red 2008 Film) - Deyth Banger
This was the problem with having walls so hard and high and unscalable, she supposed. When they came down, they crumbled completely, shattering into nothingness. She felt utterly defenseless right now. - L.J. Smith
Don’t waste your time dying over the past, spend it living in the present. - Saim Cheeda
You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. - Irish Proverb
If you want to know the value of a year, ask the student who was in the final year of his university education, when the lecturers went on strike and the school ended up closing for a year. - Sunday Adelaja
I loved you before all of this. When there was nothing. When there was only a single atom in the night sky. - Dominic Riccitello
I sat near a window in our little synagogue and looked out at the large church and wondered how a statue whose face was so full of love could be worshipped by someone whose heart was so full of hate. - Chaim Potok
But truly it was not the money that mattered. It was the distant glitter of everything that was possible in the world, the things she had always wanted for herself and could not name and called happiness because there was no other word. - Tim O'Brien
It was a uniform that signified that one was a kind of downtown aesthete; not necessarily nihilistic, but a monk in the bohemian order. - David Byrne
When everything is at its worst, your mind just throws it all into the wastebasket and goes to Florida for a little while. There is a sudden electric what-the-hell glow as you stand there looking back over your shoulder at the bridge you just burnt down. - Richard Bachman
I felt a hole boring through my heart. It was carving a scar that would never heal. I was a man. A man doesn't cry at lost love. Never. Instead, he turns hard. From now on, I would live up to my name"...Rattler. - Barry Andrew Chambers
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
A little politeness might smooth the way ahead. Knowing it was his turn to be dispatched, the best he could hope for was as swift a death as the one Massetti had so thanklessly received. - Victoria Lamb
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
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
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
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
Everything either is, was or will be. Time doesn't really exist. It's just something we have made up that makes it easier for us to grasp the universe. - Ashly Lorenzana
Beneath her self-control, though he did not guess it, was the impatience of the keen brain watching a slower brain laboriously cover the ground it had already traversed in a flash. - Agatha Christie
It was a year ago today your daughter went missing.’ Bagg had closed his eyes, feeling the death going on inside. - Cole Alpaugh
My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.
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.
Like every true performer, she was intoxicated by the mere feel of the notes: they were fingers caressing her own; and by touch, not by sound alone, did she come to her desire. - E.M. Forster
Miranda was dark, like a midnight sky. But as she fell, her eyes shone like stars themselves. - Dyls Downs
At five in the afternoon. It was exactly five in the afternoon. A boy brought the white sheet at five in the afternoon. A frail of lime ready prepared at five in the afternoon. The rest was death, and death alone - Federico García Lorca
Writing became such a process of discovery that I couldn't wait to get to work in the morning: I wanted to know what I was going to say. ~ - Sharon O'Brien
Harmony, liberal intercourse with all nations, are recommended by policy, humanity, and interest. - George Washington
Sometimes things happen in our lives that wake us up to the truth, about how short life is. It’s then we wonder why we spent so much wasted time looking too far into the future. - Ron Baratono
He walked away. It was a shame really, but what could I do? He was the law; I broke the law, two things one should never combine.From WIP The Trinity Saints - Leslie Dawn Nash
If Wagner lived today, he would probably work with film instead of music. He already knew back then that the Great Art Form would include a sort of fourth dimension; it was really film he was talking about. - Harmony Korine
Maybe she would have done more good as a playwright than as a doctor, after all clichés were like plaque in the arteries of the imagination, they clogged the sense of what was possible. Maybe if enough people had worked to demolish clichés, the world wouldn't have ended. - Charlie Jane Anders
I was to discover that the quest for human understanding is a lifetime one that has no end in sight. - Margaret Bourke-White
When Randolph Carter was thirty he lost the key of the gate of dreams. - H.P. Lovecraft
The problem was never my mind; it was a heart that could never hold all that it felt. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Vile deeds like poison weeds bloom well in prison air, it is only what is good in man, that wastes and withers there. - Oscar Wilde
Gregory: "Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?" Holmes: "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." Gregory: "The dog did nothing in the night-time." Holmes: "That was the curious incident." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(regarding Charles Lee) This eccentric and notably slovenly man was always trailed by his beloved dogs. "When I can be convinced that men are as worthy objects as dogs", he once explained, "I shall transfer my benevolence to them. - Ron Chernow
[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 was outside, you were saying why you are comming home, why you won't go home??When now I'm home why I'm not going outside... wtf???????? - Deyth Banger
Being an author, writing a book was great fun. Publishing and marketing, not so fun. - Wynne Stevens
I owe most of my wisdom to the problems I was gifted. - Wordions
my throat is starting to choke because i can still smell his scent that is lingering on my pillow from the last time he was here, with every breath i take. - Pia Carlotta Schwade
Suddenly, everything was beautiful. The way she viewed the world was nothing more but a reflection of herself. - Robert M. Drake
It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great deal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice. - José P. Rizal
I was thinking of how sometimes, trying to say the right thing to people, it's like some kind of brain surgery... - M.T Anderson
Your day was never bad. If you think you had a bad day, check your mindset! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
She was never going to get used to how much the Faeries seem to stare at her, as if dissecting her and examining the little pieces inside her like a science project.~Ever Fire: A Dark Faerie Tale #2 - Alexia Purdy
They say, poetry is dead. I say, was there ever a time they had a clue of what the state of poetry is? - Jason E. Hodges
Pain, unless it is physical, was sold to you (by your culture). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Because the golden egg gleamedin my basket once, though my childhoodbecame an immense sheet of darkening waterI was Noah, and I was his ark,and there were two of every animal inside me - Mark Doty
Relationships take up energy; letting go of them, psychiatrists theorize, entails mental work. When you lose someone you were close to, you have to reassess your picture of the world and your place in it. The more your identity was wrapped up with the deceased, the more difficult the loss. - Meghan O'Rourke
When the world asks "what was it like?" Only the photographer can say "See! - Mark Denman
After his failed political career, Lincoln often pondered the question of the purpose of the meaning of life. In 1850 [ten years before he was elected President], Lincoln told Herdon [his law partner] "How hard, oh how hard it is to die and leave one's country no better than if one had never lived. - Ronald C. White Jr.
My daughter asked if the boogie man was scary. I said, "Not as scary as the boogie woman. - Randy Kagan
Oh, I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug 10 people at a time! - Drew Barrymore
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
Loss was like that, Gamache knew. You didn't just lose a loved one. You lost your heart, your memories, your laughter, your brain and it even took your bones. Eventually it all came back, but different. Rearranged - Louise Penny
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
When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
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
We alays blame the outer world for our failures, unhappiness and frustration. It is time to realise that it is health, harmony and wealth of our inner world that determine the degree of our success, joy, peace and bliss. - Vishwas Chavan
All I had was a dream and six million pounds.'Denholm, The IT Crowd - G. Linehan
The chandelier's teardrop crystals twinkled above them like stars. It was easy to imagine that they were miles away from London, and that only the two of them existed. - Anna Bennett
For me, I think it was a little easier to write thinking that nobody was listening. - Dan Kennedy
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
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
she enetered the room and the entire crowd stopped, who was she? even in a million moons; you will never understand her, for she is to mysterious to presume and too wise to share her light to everyone. I wanted to love her, but i could tell, i wasnt the only one. - Nikki Rowe
Man was not meant for safe harbor. - Aeschlyus
People do not ever change. The person you see later is merely the one that was hidden from you in the beginning. Shane KP O'Neill - The Gates Of Babylon. - Shane K.P. O'Neill
Because if being a badass was easy everyone would do itLexy of Ankh(The Dragon)"Enlightenment - Kim Cormack
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
One moment I was sitting in your ship feeling very depressed, and the next moment I was standing here feeling utterly miserable. An Improbability Field I expect. - Douglas Adams
If Eve was inferior to Adam because she was created after him, then Adam was inferior to the fishes, because they preceded him. - Lillie Devereux Blake
It was as if they had climbed the last hill in creation. - Dan Simmons
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
His was a quiet but persistent charisma. - H.W. Brands
Sometimes at night I would sleep open-eyed underneath a sky dripping with stars. I was alive then. - Albert Camus
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. - Auguste Rodin
She was the unlucky lover,who loved everyone but herself - Mandeq Ahmed
So many other planets & stars -- could all those stars set over barren planets, beauty wasted? Or, are sunsets witnessed throughout the universe? - David Self
When I was young, I thought money was the most important thing in life. Now, when I'm old, I know it is. - Oscar Wilde
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.
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.' - Sam Levenson
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. - George Washington
Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve. - Karl R. Popper
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
Don't waste today by talking about yesterday until it's finally tomorrow. - Tim Fargo
Woman was God's second mistake. - Friedrich Nietzsche
He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again. - William Shakespeare
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
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
It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. - Louise Antoine
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
The physicist had no time to waste on a symbol; his concern was with what the symbol denoted. To the typesetter the symbol and its denotation were bound in an organic unity. There was a meaning to the symbol itself which only the typesetter could appreciate. - K. Sridhar
We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong. - Bill Vaughan
A girl phoned me the other day and said "Come on over, there's nobody home." I went over. Nobody was home. - Rodney Dangerfield
And then she poked him again. Not because he wasn't paying attention but because when she did it the first time she found she liked it. Mrs. Bunny might think she was getting away with this, but Mr. Bunny was silently counting the pokes to pay her back later. - Polly Horvath
Never waste time for someone who doesn’t bother to spend time with you, but with someone who will say, time is wasted if I’m not with you. - M. Ganesh Sai
With imagination, you can put something where nothing was. - Richard Ford
I was trying to help... The more I try to catch up, the farther I fall behind. - Veronica Rossi
I was born scientist but my school turned me into just student - Vijay Dhameliya
He was the kind of teacher every child hated, and they suspected most of the staff did not like him too. - Jay Haughton
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
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
The appeal by twentieth-century pluralists to scientific method was also ideologically—and even messianically—driven. It ignored scientific data that interfered with environmentalist assumptions and misrepresented socialist faith as scientific planning. - Paul Edward Gottfried
Didn't care if I wasn't paid for working after school for seven months teaching a 9th grader to read, but when he finally could, priceless! The best times in my life were when I went way beyond my paygrade to service students in need. - Ace Antonio Hall
Yvette had never talked about her marriage - she was a smart girl, and she knew you had no right to complain about someone you got all the way to the altar with. You made that choice, even if you were a child when you did it, and the marriage vow was sacred. - Maile Meloy
He was just so gorgeous, erotic, and intimidating at the same time, she said, grinning. - Beth Bares
I moved to New York City for my health. I'm paranoid and New York was the only place where my fears were justified.
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
The dominating idea of English society was not cultivate virtue but to avoid scandal. - Edward Short
Twist a tongue, and tongue a twist how many twists can a tongue twister twist around their twisting tongue. If a tongue twister's tongue could twist, how many twists would the tongue twister's tongue twist while their tongue was a twisting. - Jazz Feylynn
All I wanted to do, ever, was be myself. - Debasish Mridha
There was her face, like a summer peach, beautiful and warm, and the light of the candles reflected in her dark eyes. [He] held his breath. The entire world waited and held its breath. - Ray Bradbury
Above all, man must learn once again what he is and why he was created. - Rama P. Coomaraswamy
He was responsible for administering an army that lacked time-tested procedures and routinized policies, so every decision became an improvisational act. - Joseph J. Ellis
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
I was brought up in that other service; but I knew from the first that the Devil was my natural master and captain and friend. I saw that he was in the right, and that the world cringed to his conqueror only from fear. - George Bernard Shaw
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
An unhappy life is a wasted life. - Debasish Mridha
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
Be a good person but don’t waste time to prove it... - Manas Disoriya
If a cone had dropped on velvet needles, if a star had lain a silver track across the sky, if the dead had turned in their graves - I swear, I would have heard it, that's how silent it all was. - Martha Grimes
I have been waiting for many lifetimes to recognize that I am worthy and in one brief conversation I learned that I am simply because I was born. Worthiness is not earned, it is given as a result of birth. - Monika Zands
Nothing was better than good sex.Chubby Chaser, 11/21/14. Available for preorder on Amazon. - Kahoko Yamada
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
It was the first honest emotional connection I'd had in a while. So I immediately panicked and had to leave. - Candace Bushnell
from Out of the Darkness (book 2):Zoe met Eric's eyes. Even in her platforms she was still a few inches shorter than he was. "And what do you do?"His mouth quirked. "I set people on fire. - Jaime Rush
A Halloween flower,if ever there was one,would smell like an onion,have thorns like a rose.With charcoal black petalsand vines that entangle,t'would grow under moonlightin mud, I suppose. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Islam is going to rise, Once again. - Waseem Latif
She had willed herself open to him and knew that the chemistry of love was all within her, her doing. Even his power to wound her with neglect was a power she had created and granted ... - John Updike
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
Clive was losing sensation in his feet, and as he stamped them the rhythm gave him back the ten note falling figure, ritardando, a cor anglais, and rising softly against it, contrapuntally, cellos in mirror image. Her face in it. The end. - Ian McEwan
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington
my mother, poor fish,wanting to be happy, beaten two or three times aweek, telling me to be happy: "Henry, smile!why don't you ever smile?"and then she would smile, to show me how, and it was thesaddest smile I ever saw - Charles Bukowski
I knew, as soon as I woke up, that the dream had come from God and it was about the reality of Jesus. The truth of Him. The He was a person whose pronouns you had to capitalize. That He was God. - Lauren F. Winner
Teenagers can spot hypocrisy a mile away and here I was telling them how to cope when they witnessed the shambles of my own life and how I was living. - David W. Earle
How sad it was to realize that sometimes you never got there. That sometimes you lived a whole life skittering across the surface as the years passed, unblessed. - Emma Cline
Death, he felt, was only a kind of warning rather than a desperate and permanent end. - László Krasznahorkai
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
I hate you! I hate you!" Hester was yelling"Well I care about you, whether you like it or not!" Tom screamed. - Phillip Reeve
Weeping for the dead's a waste of breath -they're lucky, they can't die again. - Tony Harrison
When you give, give without any expectations. - Vishwas Chavan
Genetic engineering was messy. To force a sequence of foreign DNA into a plant, you couldn’t just snip the desired gene from the bacteria and sew it on to the plant’s DNA sequence like an old woman working on a quilt. - Kenneth Eade
... I wrote about ... my childhood, when dreams were small and attainable for all. When sweets were a penny and god was a rabbit. - Sarah Winman
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
...there was alienation in the standing consciousness that his squareness would not fit the round hole that had been prepared for him. - Thomas Hardy
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. - Anna Freud
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
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. - Marcel Pagnol
We can say that Muad'Dib learned rapidly because his first training was in how to learn. And the first lesson of all was the basic trust that he could learn. - Frank Herbert
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
Nor deem the irrevocable PastAs wholly wasted, wholly vain, If, rising on its wrecks, at lastTo something nobler we attain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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 is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year. - Tom Lehrer
I was just trying to be a very good human, instead I became a hero. - Amit Kalantri
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
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
It would be better for us to have some doubts in an honest pursuit of truth, than it would be for us to be certain about something that was not true. - Daniel Wallace
I sold my first short story to Pyramid Press, where it was chiseled onto fifteen slabs of granite, and for which I was paid nine goats. - Frank Tuttle
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
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
Everything that is old was once new. - A.D. Posey
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
I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
He stopped complaining, but now I was annoyed. I went to the roof and drank alone. - Haruki Murakami
Maybe the problem is that I was never taught to enjoy failure as an opportunity. - Michael Treanor
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
For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel:Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him!This was the most unkindest cut of all - William Shakespeare
In the beginning, there was nothing. And God said, 'Let there be Light.' And there was still nothing. But, you could see it.
The only comfort comes in thinking about how nice it was to know them, and how nice it was to brush against goodness for a season. - Gordon Atkinson
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
He embraced his weirdness, and it was nice. - Amy Zhang
One can,' said Ernest 'remain unmoved before a cloud as before an automatic ticket machine. I don't like poetry, I don't like flowers, I don't like machines, I don't like sugar, I don't like pepper, I don't like what you like.' This was addressed to whoever attacked Ernest. - Robert Desnos
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
The day after Paul Newman was dead, he was twice as dead. - Maurice Sendak
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was you. - Corrie ten Boom
It answers the question that was tormenting you: my love, you are not 'one thing in my life' - not even the most important - because my life no longer belongs to me because...you are always me. - Jean-Paul Sartre
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
I done something bad, it was to believe that to read a book you must be a stupid guy. No people which read they are clever - the guy who said this is stupid guy! - Deyth Banger
I also remember it was Sunday night because that was the time I felt most depressed and vulnerable. Somehow have a moment to contemplate the miserable, low-paying week that lay ahead was more painful than living it. - Adam Carolla
In this vast universe when I was getting lost, you made me infinite with infinite love. - Debasish Mridha
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
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
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
Why people use "Was" I have heard some people to say "I was a smart kid at school - Eminem", but why "Was", was is a word for describing the past... which will mean that has started and ended... so what??? How to get it now? You aren't wise, are you? - Deyth Banger
Still, she stood looking fabulous like a princess should, licking her blood red lips the moment she laid her eyes on the beautiful prince. It was appetite on first sight. - Cameron Jace
She was a music I no longer heard, that rang in my mind, itself and nothing else, lost to all sense, but not perished, not perished. - Marilynne Robinson
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
Damien Hirst is acceptable because he's a brand. It's like buying a Porche. Hardline conservatives will never accept it, others think it's a massive waste of money but most will just shrug and move on - Qatar cultural official
Do not condemn the man that cannot think or act as fast as you can, because there was a time when you could not do things as well as you can today.
It was her eyes. Soft, meadow-shade eyes with frostbitten edges. Every glance casually held gossamer infinity. Every stare revealed inky black abyss with a hint of divinity. - Hubert Martin
There was (and is) nothing palatable about Jesus Christ of Nazareth to those who love the world and have made their home in it. - David D. Flowers
Don’t waste a minute fretting over the infinite destructive possibilities of The Singularity. Think of all the fun we’re going to have along the way! It will all be one glorious adventure, start to finish! - Richard Long
What if the very reason you were created was to be creative? - Michelle Dennis Evans
Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met. - William Faulkner
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race. - Mark Twain
In all the important preparations of the mind she was complete: being prepared for matrimony by an hatred of home, restraint, and tranquillity; by the misery of disappointed affection, and contempt of the man she was to marry. - Jane Austen
Envy was just the tax you paid on success. - David Nicholls
You want a friend in this city? [Washington, DC.] Get a dog! - Harry Truman
She was a gypsy, as soon as you unravelled the many layers to her wild spirit she was on her next quest to discover her magic. She was relentless like that, the woman didn't need no body but an open road, a pen and a couple of sunsets. - Nikki Rowe
GOD begins where you end and takes you beyond where you thought was impossible - TemitOpe Ibrahim
That night she dreamed of the deer. Strangely, the animal was holding her. She cuddled close into the soft fur and touched and kissed it gently. In the morning her pillow was wet with tears. - Julie Andrews Edwards
I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
A long time ago, there was a man as misunderstood as we are and they nailed him to a fucking cross!
The only happy author in this world is he who is below the care of reputation. - Washington Irving
The point wasn't always to do what you want. The point was to do what you did and to do it well. - Matthew Thomas
Life is too short to waste on unproductive endeavors - Blake L. Higginbotham
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light. - Leonardo da Vinci
Elizabeth served herself to Vlad upon the Lazy Susan (Susan wasn’t lazy. She was actually dead." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
Love, he told himself, was open to interpretation like any other abstract indulgence but followed the same principles everywhere, irrespective of everything else. One, either won or lost in love, there was no bridge in between, and he decided he had lost, lost to himself, if not to her. - Faraaz Kazi
Does history record any case in which the majority was right? - Robert A. Heinlein
But a somewhat more liberal and sympathetic examination of mankind will convince us that the cross is even older than the gibbet, that voluntary suffering was before and independent of compulsory; and in short that in most important matters a man has always been free to ruin himself if he chose. - G. K. Chesterton
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
You thought I was writing The Truth? Honey, I don't even know what The Truth means. - Hugh Elliott
For, in his opinion, to study nature was a form of worship. - Iain Pears
Peter was a superb swordsman, and parried with dazzling rapidity; ever and anon he followed up a feint with a lunge that got past his foe's defense, but his shorter reach stood him in ill stead, and he could not drive the steel home - J.M. Barrie
Diplomacy was a long game. - H.W. Brands
When was the last time you kissed somebody new. If you can tackle that fear, you've nothing to fear. - Sarvesh Jain
Jesus was not the man he was as a result of making Jesus Christ his personal savior. - Alan W. Watts
I just met Stephen King in my dreams... I just said what I have watched and read from his books... Mainly I received a hug from him, it was like we are friends from long time. - Deyth Banger
And you asked why people always expected you to smile in photographs. And I told you it was because they hoped that in the future, there would be something to smile about - pleasefindthis
i just stopped from dreaming and woke up,just like a dream to be loved back is just a dream you have to accept,it was just glimpse of hopes you wanna take it to reality, nothing more, nothing less - Jinnul Jr.
The minutes felt as long as years and I couldn't be in the sort of time that didn't move, that instead stood still and all I could think of was being allowed to die, being allowed to cut the thread of time forever. - Linda Boström Knausgård
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
My hometown was so dull that one time the tide went out and never came back. - Fred Allen
The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated ambiguity that would be clearly understood.
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
Life wouldn't be fun if there was no sadness. - Harsh Dubey
It wasn't until I look inside myself that I found the truth of it all. - Anthony L. Williamms
In this universe the night was falling; the shadows were lengthening towards an east that would not know another dawn. But elsewhere the stars were still young and the light of morning lingered; and along the path he once had followed, Man would one day go again. - Arthur C. Clarke
The father of Egyptology was Father Athanasius Kircher. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
If she’d thought the oncoming storm outside was crazy, it was nothing compared to what happened between her and Finn every time they so much as looked at each other. - Jill Shalvis
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
Being himself was more exhausting than impersonating a stage character. - Claire Tomalin
Most of us are brainwashed by our society so we become the reflection of that society. - Debasish Mridha
To stop the bleeding i pushed back the blood that was bleeding out of the hole in my heart. It kept overflowing when i missed you and im dying, not literally, but my heart is. - Nicole
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaud display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
It was only much later that he was made flesh and blood [in the Gospels] on paper. Thus Christ was created as a literary creation. - Paul Louis Couchoud
What is now proved was once only imagined. - William Blake
Mary-Lynnette: "You have not read 'Pride and Prejudice'."Ash: "Why not?"Mary-Lynnette: "Because Jane Austen was a human."Ash: "How do you know?"Mary-Lynnette: "Well Jane Austen was a woman, and you're a chauvinist pig."Ash: "Yes, well, that I can't argue. - L.J. Smith
On the other hand, she was disproportionately indulgent towards the failings of men, and was often heard to say that these were natural. - George Eliot
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
So was I once myself a swinger of birches.And so I dream of going back to be. - Robert Frost
If you love something, let it go. If it does not come back it was not yours to began with. - Anna Napper
My gosh, I love food. If I wasn’t an actor, I could be a completely different body shape right now. - Hugh Jackman
When one has attained a state of mind from which the evil passions of the present world have been so utterly winnowed, fear too is forgotten. Thus it was that the priest no longer could understand why Hell should exist. - Yukio Mishima
It was an earthshattering kiss, one that stole breaths, stopped hearts, and scared the shit out of me because it surfaced feelings I’d never felt before, ones that rendered me helpless. - Jessica Sorensen
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
If men saw that a term was set to their troubles, they would find strength in some way to withstand the hocus-pocus and intimidations of the prophets. - Lucretius
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
It was a prayer that he had never said before, because it was a prayer without words or pleas. - Paulo Coelho
And there was that poor sucker Flaubert rolling around on his floor for three days looking for the right word. - Dorothy Parker
Unlike most fine writers, he wasn't in love with his own words. - Douglas Brinkley
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
She'd always been a little excitable, a little more passionate about books than your average person, but she was supposed to be -- she was a librarian, after all. - Sarah Beth Durst
When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. - Roman Payne
You mortal! You time-poor! Don’t waste your scarce time to be patient! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If I wasn't so phenomenal. I would go back to you. - Coco J. Ginger
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. - Eleanor Roosevelt
I was born at a very early age. As I grew up, I got older... So far though, this is the oldest I've ever been. - Rebecca Hurley
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
And after that, I watched our house collapse in on itself and I spent some time lying in the rubble. Then I vanished completely. I wasn't here at all. Then you phoned. - Ali Smith
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part. - Richard Feynman
I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored. - David Attenborough
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him. - Booker T. Washington
There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why,--when it did not seem worthwhile to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable annihilation. - Kate Chopin
Montana was naked, and so was Billy, of course. He had a tremendous wang, incidentally. You never know who'll get one. - Kurt Vonnegut
Challenges aren't always fun. But guess what, I WAS FUCKING BORN READY!!! LET'S GO!!! - Mekiah Johnson
I leveled the gun and fired until it was empty. - Rachel Brady
My friend is my friend, even if he wears rag, even if he wasn't born with a silver spoon, even if nobody wants to be his friend, i will hurt his critics by remaining his friend. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century. - Dan C. Quayle
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living. - Pablo Picasso
The love I knew was from books.. - Pramoedya Ananta Toer
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
Don't try to create the world in your image-that was God's mistake. - Marty Rubin
Wenn man verstehen will, was einer meint oder sagt, muss man im Grunde das, was er meint oder sagt, immer schon wissen. Ist dann ein gelungener Dialog nur Wiedererkennen? Und das Verstehen nicht etwas ein Weg, sondern vielmehr ein Zustand? - Jenny Erpenbeck
Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
I loved everything to anything to everyone who surrounded him. He was perfect. A delusion with a sweet melancholy taste. He was crazy, but he was my crazy and inside, everything felt right. - Dominic Riccitello
When my dad was young he shot marbles. When I was young I played Marble Madness on my Nintendo Entertainment System. - Kevin James Breaux
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
The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame - Terry Pratchett
It is no idle phrase that man was made in God's image. There is something worth saving in the worst of us, and out of this something a new man may be fashioned. - Philip José Farmer
He had the entertainment of thinking that if he had for that moment stopped the clock it was to promote the next minute this still livelier motion. - Henry James
If you say that getting the money is the most important thing, you'll spend your life completely wasting your time. You'll be doing things you don't like doing in order to go on living, that is to go on doing thing you don't like doing, which is stupid. - Alan W. Watts
This is the only truth in the world that was necessary yesterday, is necessary today, and will continue to be necessary tomorrow: be conscious of now. - Kamand Kojouri
I gradually realized that I was seeing another example of creative ebb, another step by another art on the road that may indeed end in extinction. - Stephen King
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart.…forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off. - Stephen King
I remember friends from wars all but we forgot. All of them distilled into each wound we caught. Those wounds are all painful places where we fought. Battles never left behind, ones we never sought. What is it that we spent and what was it we bought? - Frank Herbert
I don't let nobody see me wishin' he was mine - Taylor Swift
All this wondering was the weather vane on top of the building of unrest and of discontent - John Steinbeck
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman. - Virginia Woolf
As soon as she says this, I realize she is just like everyone else, and wish I was back at home so that all the things I do not understand could be the same as they always are. - Claire Keegan
There, amongst the angry water was the glow of green eyes, hundreds of them encompassed the entire area...We were completely and totally surrounded. They all hung just below the water waiting for a sign to attack. There was no hope. We would all perish... - Meredith T. Taylor
I write one page of masterpiece to ninety-one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the wastebasket. - Ernest Hemingway
I was very strange back then. I could see I had problems. I would sit in a closet a lot of the time and not come out, or I would sit up on top of my desk, or under my desk, or do weird things like get my wisdom teeth out and bleed all over the hallways.
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
People get so frightened for no reason, but I'll tell you, to live with no purpose is a far more frightening proposition... You bring yourself to say yes when you always thought the only possible answer was no, and your whole world changes. - Liz Rosenberg
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
She told herself that she longed greatly to go back to those dear merry days when life was seen through a rosy mist of hope and illusion, and possessed an indefinable something that had passed away forever. Where was it now--the glory and the dream? - L.M. Montgomery
I heard death had a name, but I forgot what it was. - Anthony Liccione
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves? - Walt Whitman
Nothing is a waste of time unless you think it is. - Marty Rubin
...I was not prepared for the feel of the noodles in my mouth, or the purity of the taste. I had been in Japan for almost a month, but I had never experiences anything like this. The noodles quivered as if they were alive, and leapt into my mouth where they vibrated as if playing inaudible music. - Ruth Reichl
I wanted to make people think, to open their minds, to give them a full picture of what was happening in Iraq so they can decide whether they supported our presence there. - Lynsey Addario
She was thinking of his mouth on hers. Which seemed only fair since he’d given a lot of thought to the same thing.’Night, she whispered.Night, he whispered back.And yet neither of them moved. - Jill Shalvis
The thing about memories wasn't that many of them inevitably faded, but that repeated recall of the ones you remembered burnished them into shining, gorgeous lies. - Dexter Palmer
Was walking aimlessly towards the endUntil I saw a glimmer of hopeA light so brightThought it would change my life And show me where to go - Nirab karki
He was her reason for existence,She was his ultimate risk. - Anjum Choudhary
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets. - Steve Jobs
Jesus kept it simple. The lesson wasn't complicated. 'I speak; you believe My word; your son will be fine.' We complicate what God has made simple by seeing the world through human eyes. We want to see in order to believe and presume that our limitations are His. - Charles R. Swindoll
...hell was a great fiery-hot music hall, he thought, where untuned instruments scraped and shrieked in diabolical cacophany... - Annie Proulx
Music is always a healer. Music has never let me down. I know it's my religion. There's the idea that you can't truly know happiness until you know sadness, so how can you heal yourself unless you've hurt yourself? I'm still figuring out who I am, but I know that I'm not who I was. - brendon urie
Daphne’s thought in Nation: This was no time to go totally mad. You had to maintain standards. - Terry Pratchett
...I am not, however, militant in my atheism. The great English theoretical physicist is a militant atheist. I suppose he is interested in arguing about the existence of God. I am not. It was once quipped that there is no God and Dirac is his prophet. Linus Pauling - Paul Dirac
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
Maybe is wasn't love so much as a fear of losing everything I'd accomplished. I was afraid to let go. - Dee Williams
I found myself tumbling down a 2000-foot face and my senses were so reduced. I couldn’t hear anything. It was totally peaceful. I was totally calm. - Travis Rice
I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed-reading accident. I hit a bookmark. - Steve Wright
It was bewildering, the way that reality could be overtaken, wrestled down, and murdered by the sheer weight of possibility. - Jennifer duBois
... that "take" was a word people used for those who had so little to give as to be immeasurable. - Adam Johnson
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
[He was] a solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity. - Mark Twain
I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people. - Dan Quayle
... I told him I was so happy that I had nothing else to pray for. 'Why,'says I, I've got prayers to sell. - Sandra Dallas
A deceitful man will go as far as to trample all over a woman’s reputation and spirit, in order to prove to his ex-love that he was faithful. The irony, is he is still in love with his ex and the new woman in his life doesn’t even realize it. - Shannon L. Alder
The blues was bleeding the same blood as me. - B.B. King
Maria, it sounds like he was insane. Rational people don't intentionally addict people. I feel sorry for those poor people who were unsuspecting victims. - Dianne Harman Cornered Coyote
There was happiness of laughter. + Michael EndeNovember 20, 2016Amen - Petra Hermans
Nurse Duckett found Yossarian wonderful and was already trying to change him. - Joseph Heller
Today I will masterbate!Okay, that was a mistake. I should have written "Today I will masterbate--if I want to! - Al Franken
Kitabu cha 'Kolonia Santita' ni kitabu cha wasomi na wasiokuwa wasomi, watu wa mijini na watu wa vijijini, watu wazima, vijana na watoto. Hadhira ya kitabu hiki ni jamii nzima ya Tanzania. - Enock Maregesi
She knew there was something dark in her then, when she left the alley and the shadows followed. - Daniella Michalleni
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
I dreamt of you last night - as if I was playing the piano and you were turning the pages for me. - Vladimir Nabokov
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
Yet high over the city our line of yellow windows must have contributed their share of human secrecy to the casual watcher in the darkening streets, and I was him too, looking up and wondering. - Scott F. Fitzgerald
tonight i was taking down a man - kierra cass
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted. - Aesop
Any time you pull down a fence, always ask why it was put there in the first place.
Marriage was not the combination of two entities into one; it was instead the creation of a third entity whose sole purpose was to sooth and inspire the two individuals. - Christian Cantrell
Something not from earth, Jean Luc said. The setup was too perfect. Misha looked at me, and I sighed, dreading what he would be unable to stop himself from saying next. Live long and prosper. - A.E. Jones
All I knew was that in a way I couldn't explain, his hug matched his stare. - Juliana Mae
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof was to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. - Douglas Adams
I was so high, I needed a stepladder to scratch my own ass. - Kinky Friedman
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
Humans have a propensity to oppose things when it is not their idea and they had no input, or simply because it was initiated by those whom they dislike. - GE Paulus
it was all I had, all I've ever had, the only currency, the only proof that I was alive. Memory." p 380 - Abraham Verghese
Sometimes I feel like my whole life before she died was a dream. - Ann Dee Ellis
This was a little house, with a ceiling that kept getting higher and higher, a hot place with no windows. This was anger. - Helen Oyeyemi
My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector, and my rule was to kill or be killed. The extent of my thoughts didn’t go much beyond that. We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had become a daily activity. I felt no pity for anyone. - Ishmael Beah
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
The greatest impact of the Darwinian revolution...was that it completed the liberation from superstition and fear that began in the physical sciences a few centuries before. Man, too, is a natural phenomenon. [in "The evolutionary concept of man", 1972, p. 35.] - George Gaylord Simpson
It was bad enough not having a boyfriend for New Year's Eve. Now I had to cope with Valentine datelessness, feeling consummate social pressure from every retailer in America who stuck hearts and cupids on their windows by January second to rub it in. (Thwonk) - Joan Bauer
As I read the Qur’an and prayed the Islamic prayers, a door to my heart was unsealed and I was immersed in an overwhelming tenderness. - Jeffrey Lang
It was one of those striking moments in life where you find familiarity in the inexplicable. - Gerry Abbey
Sometimes I'd yell questions at the rocks and trees, and across gorges, or yodel - "What is the meaning of the void?" The answer was perfect silence, so I knew. - Jack Kerouac
Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond the pain. - T.D. Jakes
People who aren’t in that space will be like ‘So how was your trip?’ and you don’t even go into it. ‘I guess it was pretty good.’ And then you talk to other people who have been there and they know exactly why your eyes are glazed over. - Jimmy Chin
[S]ex trafficking and mass rape should no more be seen as women's issues than slavery was a black issue or the Holocaust was a Jewish issue. These are all humanitarian concerns, transcending any one race, gender, or creed. - Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
I was captured by music at a really early age. I was really captured by it. Everything about it. It was my mother… It was my father… It was my play thing. It was my toy. It was the best thing in my life. - Jeff Buckley
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
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
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
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 Holy Spirit is saying that no authority or authoritative being exists that was not created by Jesus Christ. This is a statement beyond creation. It is a statement of Godhead. - Todd Coburn
Oh, it was an artful place--it must make people who have money want to spend it madly! - Dodie Smith
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
Fight for the only thing she knew was good enough, noble enough, powerful enough to be worth risking everything... Love. - Lauren Kate
It was only love,It only drove me to my knees.Rendering me hopelessLike an incurable disease. - C.B. Roberts
English was good enough for Jesus Christ and it's good enough for the children of Texas.
A joke was not a single-use item but something you brought out again and again until it fell apart in your hand like a cheap umbrella. - David Nicholls
When I wake in the morning, I wash my thoughts, brush my wisdom, and eat knowledge. I do the same at night. - Andrea L'Artiste
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
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
You know, the heart is meant to be your life support, I was a fool to give her my heart. She affected my life support greatly and I know that I will never be the same without her again. - Joshua Pérez
If there never was a night or day and memories could fade away, then we'd be nothing left but the dreams we made - Selena Gómez
Thank you, Tempest, for loving me when understanding was too hard. Thank you for understanding when loving me is impossible. - Tracy Deebs
I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. - Henry David Thoreau
What kind of people?"The dead kind. The still-walking-around kind. The reeking, stinking, rotting-from-the-inside-out kind. Toothy and grinning, nasty with the dark and the dust of abandoned strip mines. But none of that was the whole truth. They were more than that. - page 135 - Brenna Yovanoff
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
With the word "Repent" He was beckoning to us as the Savior, offering us His love and salvation. But behind this word we can also see the grief of God that His children have turned away from Him. - M. Basilea Schlink
I've never really understood why people sleep. Wasting a third of your life and becoming vulnerable for almost 8 hours every night. Doesn't seem very appealing to me. - Banksy
I was certain about this: In the best new language, there would be no words for me or you. Those words have caused all the trouble started by the old languages. In any new language, there should only be we. - Andrew Smith
What are you? From where did you come? I have never seen anything like you. The Creator Raven looked at Man and was surprised to find that this strange new being was so much like himself. - Eskimo creation myth
A new week means new goals. New goals means new success. No goals mean no success and no success means a wasted week. - Onyi Anyado
The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. - Will Rogers
For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It's not the most social pastime. - Audrey Hepburn
You have to take an interest in something in life, I told myself. I wondered what could interest me, after I was finished with love. I could take a course in wine tasting, maybe , or start collecting model aeroplanes - Michel Houellebecq
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. - George Washington
There is no old age. There is, as there always was, just you. - Carol Matthau
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. - Thomas A. Edison
While the whole world was asleep, the caterpillar was awake, working towards becoming a butterfly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When at 15, my girlfriends started dropping out of their beloved sports teams, because they didn’t want to appear muscle-y, when at 18, my male friends were unable to express their feelings, I decided that I was a feminist. - Emma Watson
I was bored stiff while reading this. I got so bored I wanted to slit my wrists to see how my flatmate would react. - Zaki
Tragedy cleans the windows of the soul by washing away the bias of our lives in the detergent of pain. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
One of the greatest pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten in my life was from my mom. When I was a little kid there was a kid who was bugging me at school and she said Okay, I’m gonna tell you what to do. If the kid’s bugging you and puts his hands on you; you pick up the nearest rock... - Johnny Depp
Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God. - Stanley Hauerwas
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
Was Du in Dir nährst, das wächst. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We had been with the men, we had let them do what they wanted. But they would never know the parts of ourselves that we hid from them - they would never sense the lack or even know there was something more they should be looking for. - Emma Cline
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. - Steve Jobs
What she most liked about their friendship was how much space there was for silence[.] - Naomi Jackson
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
The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be - But when he got well, a wolf once more was he - Walter Bower
I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof. - Rodney Dangerfield
He who didn't succeed at his own dreams, was too busy listening to another's failures. - Nikki Rowe
I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time.
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
The clock in the church tower said 4.32, as it had done for three hundred years. It was right once a day and that was better than no clock at all. - Spike Milligan
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
Sometimes, an apology sets free a part of you that you didn't even realize was caged...and forgiveness destroys the cage. - Sanjo Jendayi
She was crushed by society like a mosquito fending for its unborn young - Owen Jones
The trouble with lies was that once started, the fiction had to be continued, and it was hard always to be remembering details that you had made up upon the spur of the moment. - Elizabeth Aston
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
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
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
Fear is to begin with the end in mind. There is no end. Life is eternal. Live life knowing that the end was your past, and the future is only full of beautiful beginnings through an eternity built around God’s love. - Shannon L. Alder
what was there when nothing began, what will be there when everything ends? - varun bhat
What drove us crazy wasn't necessarily the sexual freedom his critic claimed he was unleashing, but freedom, period. Freedom to be yourself, to express yourself, to wear what you wanted to wear, to look the way you wanted to look, to have your own style, your own talk. - Larry Geller, Joel Spector, Patricia Romanowski
I don't believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years. - Ray Bradbury
Hence the migratory bird was about to leave then the other bird just querked and weeped - shivangi lavaniya
His adolescents are displaced aristocrats who have lost their kingdom and wealth, which was childhood. [On J.D. Salinger] - Heather O'Neill
I was so tired of this ceaseless, day-to-day tug-of-war between my hormones and my head, my vanity and my virtue. I felt very much as though I were caught in the middle of some dreadful battle in which taking a side of my own would mean certain misery in either case. - Emily Tomko
My salad days,When I was green in judgment. - William Shakespeare
Serendipity was my tour guide, assisted by caprice - Pico Iyer
Sadness, it was such an arresting emotion. You could almost convince yourself of the rhyme and reason of heartbreak. - Anne Rice
One of the presidential campaigns unveiled more of an infrastructure in place for the next contest than was previously thought to be present, with a spokesperson saying that one of the campaign's strengths is that it does not make an effort to draw attention to with every asset. - New York Times The
For the night was not impartial. No, the night loved some more than others, served some more than others. - Eudora Welty
In the desert a fountain is springing, In the wide waste there still is a tree, And a bird in the solitude singing, Which speaks to my spirit of thee. - Lord Byron
....finally I see that it’s never been me, just a blanket that keeps you warm. Easily tossed alongwhen something flashier or someone prettier comes along. Your heart I held so carefully, I see, this was all just a game... - Coco J. Ginger
Thinking there had to be a better way was a brilliant stroke of serendipity! - Lorii Myers
They still had sexual relations with another, slept in the same bed, shared kisses and intimacy and matrimonial fluid, however both were not married to each other in that sense, although there was a piece of paper that said otherwise. - Keira D. Skye
Pain will humble ones soul,my pain was necessary as it humbled me beyond my limitations,I do not rush what is meant to be slow,patience". - Patience Kudzu
I didn't grow up in a Norman Rockwell house... my house was more akin to Norman Lear. - michael p naughton
An ancient sage held that in different ages, humans held the senses in different ratios, according to the media by which they communicated and expressed themselves. Hence before writing, the ear was the royal sense. After writing, the eye. - Karl Schroeder
What you endured was a sign of what you would become. - Matshona Dhliwayo
To some Humans, the promise of a patch land was worth any effort. It was an oddly predictable sort of behavior. Humans had a long, storied history of forcing their way into places where they didn't belong. - Becky Chambers
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
This wasn't a legalistic play. He simply wanted more and more of God. - Matt Chandler
He had scores to settle with the world, and she, at that moment, was world enough for him. - John Banville
From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx
Did you feel it? Did you feel the darkness in their souls and their countless evil deeds? Their fate was to die in my grasp, beneath the sting of my bite. - Demetri Bithanos from the Dragon Queen Series
It was like something lurking in the darkness within him...There is remained in the darkness, the great pain, tearing him at times, and then being silent. - D.H. Lawrence
Some wrong eternity that wouldn’t budge, like trying to move a wardrobe or a safe, only to feel how light I was. - Deborah Digges
ARREST, v.t. Formally to detain one accused of unusualness. God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh. _The Unauthorized Version_ - Ambrose Bierce
Anytime I was denying my inner self, I knew absolutely nothing. - A.D. Posey
I wanted to be good but I wasn't sure if I was prepared - Leila Aboulela
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
Riley was... a really good kisser - Julie Kagawa
I was lifted from the darkness I endured into the person I am today. - Stephen Richards
The political Greeders mindset wastes resources that could transform the future of tens of millions of people and the destinies of the countries.We need to rethink Leadership and politics. - Tony Dovale
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
I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine. - Rita Rudner
Misunderstood! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
beauty is beyond comprehension, beyond nature, it lies within the mind of a soul so divine as if it was created to divide the line between night and day. - Matthew A Rodriguez
To sneer at his imperfect attempt was very bad breeding. - Emily Brontë
Today I am leading because yesterday I was reading. - Amit Kalantri
Equally as therapeutic was the fact that disaster did not come. - Daniel Smith
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 was too well accustomed to suffering, and had suffered too much where he was, to bewail the prospect of change very severely. - Charles Dickens
Give me, if you will, prayers;Or let me know dryness,An abudance of devotion,Or if not, then barrenness.In you alone, Sovereign Majesty,I find my peace,What do you want of me?Yours I am, fo ryou I was born:What do you want of me? - Teresa of Ávila
History was my favourite subject at school and in my spare time I read historical novels voraciously from Heidi to the Scarlet Pimpernel and from Georgette Heyer to Agatha Christie. - Sara Sheridan
The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - John F. Kennedy
What, after all, was the point of civilization if not the well-being of citizens? - Ann Leckie
Without an opportunity, their abilities would have been wasted, and without their abilities, the opportunity would have arisen in vain. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Private Latimer had become a monster, and he must have guessed this was so. Did a girl love him before? Could she continue to? - Ian McEwan
He hadn't done it, and there was no point thinking about might-have-beens - Jo Graham
Sacrifice do with a lot of restriction,give when you can bear the pain If you are ready to give away (something valuable) to get at least a possibility to gain something else of value (such as self-respect, trust, love, freedom, prosperity), or to avoid an even greater loss,Sacrifice. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
A great chunk of our lives is wasted on thoughts that bring nothing. We all think about something but, in the end, we only close the day thinking a lot and doing nothing but little. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I always knew the woman i wanted to be- I knew I wanted to be a woman who was independant - Diane Von Furstenburg
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
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
a promise that the rock of the world was founded securely on a fairy's wing - F. Scott Fitzgerald
If every vampire who said he was at The Crucifixion, was actually there, it would have been like Woodstock . . . - Joss Whedon
It was rather beautiful: the way he put her insecurities to sleep. The way he dove into her eyes and starved all the fears and tasted all the dreams she kept coiled beneath her bones. - Christopher Poindexter
His heart was like a battered guitar; worn and scuffed from a life spentout on the road, but still capableof bringing forth beautiful music. - John Mark Green
The truth, the all moving magic, the single handed spark of it all wasI found art. And this saved my life. - Mia Hollow
I was admonished to adopt feminine clothes; I refused, and still refuse. As for other avocations of women, there are plenty of other women to perform them. - Jeanne d'Arc
Life was indeed cruel; but it was better to glorify the Will than deny it. - John N. Gray
He could offer only withness, but nothing else was asked. - Sara Pennypacker
We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness," O'Brien had said to him. He knew what it meant, or thought he knew. The place where there is no darkness was the imagined future, which one would never see, but which, by foreknowledge,