Quotation Explorer - 'Was'

We only knew then that there was always the war, but that we were not going to it anymore. - Ernest Hemingway
They never understood what Harry Potter was about. Or maybe they didn't want to understand. - Asmara W.M
"Know thyself," said the old philosopher, "improve thyself," saith the new. Our great object in time is not to waste our passions and gifts on the things external that we must leave behind, but that we cultivate within us all that we can carry into the eternal progress beyond. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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
What if happiness was a choice? - Sunanda J. Chatterjee
It is for a specific reason that you were born from that specific place. Never wish that away because it's not where you were born that matters, but who you were born to be. Jesus was born on the kraal and He became a King of Kings. - Gugu Mona
You should be happy because I was certain (predictable) with u, rest of the world named me VOLCANO. - Balkrishn Sanmotra
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
If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter. - John M. Gottman
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
Of another lie "You said that you will be with me...", "Everything what I want I will get..", but???After all it was a lie, you even "You said that this guy won't take you, but... - Deyth Banger
Something was nagging at me that I was trying to resist. Was it then or was it later that the thought came to me: if God really does exist, and is not just a myth, it must have a consequence for the whole of life. It was not a comfortable thought. - Jennifer Worth
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
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. - Christian Nestell Bovee
When you can't breath because of hurt,seize your breath and breathe. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
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
She said that the planting of trees, like the education of children, was a gift to the future. - Cassandra Danz
...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
(Exchange with Winston Churchill)Churchill explains that having a woman in Parliament was like having one intrude on him in the bathroom, to which the Lady Astor retorted, "Sir, you are not handsome enough to have such fears". - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion. - George Washington
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
We love because we can lose. If there was no threat of separation, no death to shake us to our core, we probably wouldn't love much at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
She liked books more than anything else, and was, in fact, always inventing stories of beautiful things and telling them to herself. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
They prised open the door in the morning. The beatific expression on hisface was exactly what one would find in a temple deity or the just dead - anunsmiling smile. The absurdity and humour was there if one could just seeit, the question and answer staring one in the face. - Srividya Srinivasan
Tried a bit just to fit in,To find the hard wayThat all I was a fill in - Nirab karki
The past always looks better than it was; it's only pleasant because it isn't here. - Finley Peter Dunne
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
He was the one I compared all others to. - C.J. English
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath. - Eve Glicksman
Being a spy was something like standing on the south shore fending off a hurricane with a $2 poncho and an umbrella. - Lynn Blackmar
Cheer up and dry your damp eyes,And tell me when it rains,And I'll blend up that rainbow above you & shoot it through your veins...'Cause your heart has a lack of color,And we should've known That we'd grow up sooner or later,'Cause we wasted all our free time alone. <3 - Owl City
I was quite depressed two weeks ago when I spent an afternoon at Brentano's Bookshop in New York and was looking at the kind of books most people read. Once you see that you lose all hope. - Friedrich Hayek
It's time to forget about the past, To wash away what happened last, Hide behind an empty face, Don't act too much, just say, 'Cause this is just a game. - 30 Seconds to Mars
Although Jesus Christ was Himself the Creative Deity, by whom all things were made, as man He humbled Himself--set aside His divine prerogatives and walked this earth as man -- a perfect demonstration of what God intended man to be--the whole personality yielded to and occupied by God for Himself. - W. Ian Thomas
I use the word mystery,rather than magic.I love magic.something magic was always going to happen. When it did, it never did anything but land me in trouble. MYSTERY is the depth of the sacred.Page 33 coming home to my self - Marion Woodman
He wanted more, as did I, but we still had a ways to go. I wasn’t a tease and my demands seemed pretty reasonable: always be honest and try not to eat me. ~ Sam, Living Violet - Jaime Reed
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 ground was silvery, as if some stars had fallen there. - Heather O'Neill
Don’t waste your time hating me; you can’t change me. Instead, hate your impotent life; THAT you can change. - Steve Maraboli
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children; and here was one who was worshipping a stone! - William Makepeace Thackeray
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
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
It didn't came out from nowhere... it was just your choice. So the difference between this and this is your choice! - Deyth Banger
Kada smo u kontaktu sa drugim čovekom, mi mu ili pomažemo ili smetamo. Nema trećeg: ili ga vučemo na dole, ili ga izvlačimo na površinu. - Booker T. Washington
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
Death, he felt, was only a kind of warning rather than a desperate and permanent end. - László Krasznahorkai
You are not a ghost.' I was sure of that. Wherever the dreams came from, they were not really her.'Of course I am.' Amy shook her head. 'That is all memories are. Ghosts and demons kicking around upstairs. - Kathleen Peacock
It’s not wasting time when you sit and look upon the roses, they remind you, every rose has a thorn! - F.J. Namini
Sometimes we need to be destroyed by a situation, before we understand how bad it was for us. - Karon Waddell
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
I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time. - H. L. Mencken
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser than he was yesterday. - Abraham Lincoln
When someone you loved finds no flattery in the gift you gave them then you must ask yourself, "What was worth loving? - Shannon L. Alder
Don't waste your time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. The race is long and in the end, it's only with yourself. - Baz Luhrmann
She isn't like any of the girls I ever knew, or any of the girls I was myself. - L.M. Montgomery
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
As a kid, I knew I wanted to be either a cartoonist or an astronaut. The latter was never much of a possibility, as I don't even like riding in elevators. - Bill Watterson
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
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
Hatred seems to work on the same glands as love: it even produces the same actions. If we had not been taught how to interpret the story of the Passion, would we have been able to say from their actions alone whether it was the jealous Judas or the cowardly Peter who loved Christ? - Graham Greene
How did someone help someone whose world was breaking apart? - Kristine E. Brickey
I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill. - Wallace Stevens
...the presence of each other and a lusty love of being, of living and knowing there was tomorrow and God knows how many more tomorrows and each a life and sufficient in itself... - Josephine Johnson
I used to never get in a swimsuit. I used to feel so embarrassed about my skin and scars. I'm over that, it wasted too much of my time and I missed out on too much. - Stephanie Nielson
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
My greatest challenge is not what's happening at the moment, my greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their fucking perch. And you can print that. - Alex Ferguson
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
Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
I melted into the dream as if I had always been there. I knew where I had come from; I knew where I was going. - Chelsie Shakespeare
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away. - Anna Pavlova
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
Through all of youth I was looking for youwithout knowing what I was looking for - W.S. Merwin
Those who have committed no faults want no pardon. We are only defending what we deem our indisputable rights. - George Washington
The mystery was gone but the amazement was just starting. - Andy Warhol
And now she must continue the day as if the strange dream hadn’t picked up her life and shaken it upside down like a snow globe, dislodging everything that wasn’t glued down."The Dream Jumper's Promise - Kim Hornsby
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 wasn't ready for goodbye, not now, not yet. Stay with me tonight, please don't go just yet. - Anya
We was robbed!
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. - George Washington
I could tell he was just as scared to love as I, But we still both carelessly climbed into eachothers arms and before we knew it, love had found us. - Nikki Rowe
I married a man who was as much a part of me as my own soul. - C.J. English
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
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
Y'know, when I first started listening to punk rock music, I used to get my fucking ass kicked for it! I was known as a fucking freak! But now I'm amongst many many many freaks here with me tonight! - Billie Joe Armstrong,Stay The Night, Reading Festival 2013 - Green Day
A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. - Washington Irving
I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time. - Martha Stewart
The quiet wasn't so lonely if you listened to how much sound was hidden in silence. - Rae Mariz
My decisions determine my destination long before I ever get there. And once I do get there, I suddenly realize this is not the destination I had in mind because what I had in mind was the fantasy that my denial had created verses the reality my choices crafted. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He cared less, so they cared more. He said it was beautiful. I knew he was broken.This was his game. - Coco J. Ginger
He was grand in his convictions. He would stride forward to meet his own destruction. - Natsume Soseki
He was a generous but subtly demanding boss. - H.W. Brands
I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing that it was all started by a mouse. - Walt Disney Company
She was one of those people who are irrevocably, incurably honest and therefore both inflexible and vulnerable at the same time. - Azar Nafisi
To interrupt the writer from the line of thought is to wake the dreamer from the dream. The dreamer cannot enter that dream, precisely as it was unfolding, ever again. - Mary Oliver
But Ana, how could I have been such a lousy judge of character?" I groaned."Because you don't much care to judge people's characters," she answered after a moment's thought. "It's a strength, you know, as well as weakness."It was small consolation. - Chris Stewart
I could still feel the ghost of him hovering in the quiet, dark recess of my heart. It was as if he was just waiting for me to be lonely, or to let my guard down, so that he could surface and fill my mind again with thoughts of him. - Colleen Houck
I was never weighed down by beauty in my lifetime. However, I was beaten down by the sad fears of my gender- women who didn't allow you to feel pretty or rejoice in who you are, unless it fell beneath how they thought about themselves. - Shannon L. Alder
I'm the warlock who's here to cure you. Didn't they tell you I was coming?""I know who you are, but..." Maia looked dazed. "You look so...so...shiny. - Cassandra Clare
Einstein said that if quantum mechanics were correct then the world would be crazy. Einstein was right - the world is crazy. - Daniel M. Greenberger
Don't waste your time trying to win people over that can never be won over. - Joel Osteen
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
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
Show some mercy to your 'time', don't always waste it. - Amit Kalantri
I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't. - Marilyn Monroe
She was crushed by society like a mosquito fending for its unborn young - Owen Jones
She got inside me with her story. I could feel her flowing in me and far, faraway I related in parallel. Her smile was a reflection of my own brokenness. It defined buried feelings that I could never ignore. - Robert M. Drake
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
She was drawn to the wild warriors, they had to have a little gypsy in their veins. - Nikki Rowe
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
There was nothing physical she could do to stop Mario from carrying out whatever he wished. She shivered at the thought of what that sleazy, other world leftover might do should she launch an attack on him. - G.G. Collins
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
[He] was a brilliant man. People tend to become wary of individuals like him because their brilliance reminds them of their own mediocrity. Envy is a blind man who wants to pull out your eyes. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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
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
The ancient wisdom of the masters says that even a mighty oak was once a nut like you. - Mark Brown
On I’ll pass,dragging my huge love behind me.On whatfeverish night, deliria-ridden,by what Goliaths was I begot I, so bigand by no one needed? - Vladimir Mayakovsky
As a way of getting in touch with my originsevery night I set the alarm clockfor the time I was born so that waking upbecomes a historical reenactment and the first thing I do - David Berman
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
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
We made love outdoors—without a roof, I like most, without stove, my favorite place, assuming the weather be fair and balmy, and the earth beneath be clean. Our souls intertwined and dripping with dew, and our love for each other was seen. Our love for the world was new. - Roman Payne
Belief in God, without belief in the Prophet (SAWW), would still be unbelief. - Wasif Ali Wasif
Prayer, to the patriarchs and prophets, was more than the recital of well-known and well-worn phrases. It was the outpouring of the heart. Beset by perils, persecutions, pain and privations, they naturally turned to God in their need, believing that He was able to redeem them out of their troubles. - Herbert Lockyer
I am reminded of the professor who, in his declining hours, was asked by his devoted pupils for his final counsel. He replied, 'Verify your quotations.' - Sir Winston Churchill
Each and every one of us was created to carry out justice, judgment, truth and equity on the earth. It could be in different spheres of life, in various professions or in diverse gifting - Sunday Adelaja
No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren't. - Marilyn Monroe
I fell for you.You fell for me.Our friendship was just meant to be.I asked if you loved me, and you said you did.The next day you said that you wish you never did.I fell apart that very day, begging you to stay.You said no and pushed me away.Now this very day im glad you didnt stay - Emma Taylor
I was asked once why I write poetry. I said, why do you breath? - Shannon Lynette
We decided to become a society of women, a club to make sure women were protected. The club was something important back then. Not like it is today. - Sarah Addison Allen
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
It was easier to come to maturity when there were more well-defined philosophical options. - David Brooks
It takes the right guy to show you how wrong the last douche bag was. - Srinivas Shenoy
There was a difference, I had decided, between knowing and believing. And I wanted both. - Laura Bickle
There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy - George Washington
Again, I lay awake, and I cried because of waste. - Morrissey
It seems quite pointless to waste health relentlessly in order to earn money that we shall spend on recovering health. - Eraldo Banovac
I was never afraid of anything in the world except the dentist. - Taylor Caldwell
I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I learned what research was all about as a research student [with] Stoppani ... Max Perutz, and ... Fred Sanger... From them, I always received an unspoken message which in my imagination I translated as 'Do good experiments, and don’t worry about the rest. - César Milstein
Darkness should never be an excuse to quit, for with God, darkness is the exact stuff that light was built for. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. She always knew the way. Her feet were little wings. And her beautiful head was a compass. - Roman Payne
Her dark world was bright because of her sparkling attitude! - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
So was I once myself a swinger of birches.And so I dream of going back to be. - Robert Frost
Well, life isn't a cakewalk, is it?! Eighty-nine percent of the world's most valuable art was created by men living in rat-infested flats. You think Velásquez wore Adidas? You think he enjoyed the luxuries of central heating and twenty-four-hour pizza delivery?! - Marisha Pessl
An atheist's response to a creationist asking 'what if' there was a God,That would be quite an unsettling thought. - Anonymous
Last time I saw you, I said that it hurt too much to love you. But I was wrong about that. The truth is it hurts too much not to love you. - P.C. Cast
If there was any great lesson in life it was this: No battle was ever won with silence. - Shannon L. Alder
When you are born as a man, you live as a man. When you born as a woman however, you have two choices; to live like a slave, or as a woman. I love the fact that I was born as a woman because I got to make my choices. Who did you chose to be? - Shahla Khan
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
[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
Since I was young, I have always known this: Life damages us, every one. We can’t escape that damage. But now, I am also learning this: We can be mended. We mend each other - Veronica Roth
Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
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
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. - George Washington
It's not a sign of creativity to have sixty-five ideas for one problem. It's just a waste of energy. - Jan Kaplicky
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
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
Everyone lives by different life code... my life code was the odd one. - Deyth Banger
A kind of silence, if I may say, was walking through the house, and, like most silence, it was not silent at all: it rapped on the doors, echoed in the clocks, creaked on the stairs, leaned forward to peer into my face and explode. - Truman Capote
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it
The only time anyone's admitted they were a Christian before was when they were busy telling me why they're better than me. - Randy K. Milholland
Nothing was so likely to do her good as a little quiet cheerfulness at home. - Jane Austen
Don't you ever waste a single second in your life to think that you're useless. God created you with a purpose. And the mere fact that you exist in this world is a benefit of those who actually know you. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Falling down ain't falling down,If you don't cry when you hit the floor,It's called the past cause I'm getting past,And I ain't nothing like I was before,You ought to see me now - Alicia Keys
literature was the best plaything that had ever been invented to make fun of people. - Gabriel García Márquez
[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
'I wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.' - J. R. R. Tolkien
As a child i was nothing short of a genius, as a man i got used to stupidity. - Paul Bamikole
Life before consciousness was like blank paper, so be it. - Santosh Kalwar
I wish my talent was something that could be celebrated. You see, I can talk to the dead. - Amy LaPalme
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
Both sadness and anger are the two sides of same coin. Sadness is supressed anger, while anger is expressed sadness. Both sadness and anger are state of unhappiness, which are often because lack of self-love. - Vishwas Chavan
A friendship between a man and a woman was what you called it when one had been pursuing the other for a long time and never gotten anywhere. - Joe Abercrombie
The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Robert D. Putnam
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 stood in the isle thinking about my future, while the man next to me complained, but when I asked him what his dream was he never answered. - James Jean-Pierre
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me. - Woody Allen
She glared at me like she was about to punch me, but then she did something that surprised me even more. She kissed me."Be careful seaweed brain." She said putting on her invisible cap and disappearing.I probably would have sat there all day, trying to remember my name, but then the sea demons came. - Rick Riordan
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
I was so alone that every day was like eating my own heart. - Junot Díaz
As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula. - Dave Barry
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
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
At some point, our lips met and it was perhaps the most wonderful thing I'd ever experienced. And truly, I guess there wasn't just one kiss, but several. A polite frenzy. A mass migration of delicate wildebeest kisses. I remember them as one transcendent event, though. - Dean Hale
I never thought the touch of another person could make the nerves jangle and dance beneath my skin. It was like I had slept the last few months away and now, suddently, I was waking up. - Shannon Delaney
Loving was so joyful and charming.Forgetting is so tearful and never ending. - Debasish Mridha
Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole. - Derek Walcott
It's amazing to me; when your mind is fixed on one thing, you forget everything. You forget to eat and drink and care. The only thing I could never forget was him. - Mercy Cortez
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
I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. - Henry David Thoreau
And it was then that I realized that families might be the ones who pick us up time and again but strangers also rescue us-even if they don't know they're doing so. - Martin Pistorius
So she became a woman who held her head high, not in arrogance, or contempt, but because she knew that it was a form of cowardice to make a choice and then pretend you didn’t really make it - Kamila Shamsie
Thinking there had to be a better way was a brilliant stroke of serendipity! - Lorii Myers
One thing was certain: he was my one. Most people go on their whole lives and never find their one, but I found mine. I found him when I was twelve-years-old. - Jennifer Edlund
I didn't pretend to know Eli at all, but even so, I'd noticed that his manner was slightly hard to read. It was something in the way he talked that made it difficult to tell whether he was kidding or serious or what. This bothered me. Or intrigued me. Or both. - Sarah Dessen
Maybe magic wasn’t the magic thing, when you grew up with it - Kami Garcia
Katie shook her head in dismay. I thought being poor was the worst thing that could happen to a girl.No, Katie, the countess said in a clear voice. The worst thing is to be in love with one man and have to marry another.Katie O'Reilly to the Countess of Marbury in "Titanic Rhapsody - Jina Bacarr
Finding the book was like kissing a lightning bolt. - Karen Miller
Our Father Who Art in Heaven gathered more meaning for me as my own father joined the Maker when I was still in school. - Andy Paula
What we now call "morality" was evolved as nearly all social and physical human attributes were to aid us in survival and, ultimately, reproduction. This morality requires only that we be guided by our developed conscience (or "moral sense") and not a God or gods. - David G. McAfee
FUCK UNITY! FUCK CONSENSUS! There was no unity or consensus during the American Revolution. We had principled leadership from a small, vocal, minority that refused to compromise on the issue of individual liberty. - A.E. Samaan
If I had a choice, if I had understood earlier that the reason my days were all the same was because I wanted them like that, perhaps... - Paulo Coelho
Thoreau was an idiot. - Bill Bryson
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
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
I was told that Ganesha sat between Lakshmi and Saraswati. My quest to attain the blessings of both goddesses explains my physique. - Ashwin Sanghi
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? - The Script
But here, two thousand miles from home, there was a real shipwreck, a real hope. A choice big enough to change our lives forever. - Gordon Korman
When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again.
It's a good thing I'm not the president, because I would prosecute everybody who was involved in that torture, I would prosecute the people who did it, I would prosecute the people who ordered it and they would all go to jail! Because Torture is against the law! - Jesse Ventura
Things began happening with odd synchronicity, as if the universe itself was conspiring on behalf of their love story. - John Mark Green
We traveled long and forgot why poetry was invented. - Dejan Stojanovic
Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to man that he should proclaim the Word of God through Music. - Martin Luther
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again. - Augustine of Hippo
What amazes me is that most days feel useless. I don't seem to accomplish anything-just a few pages, most of which don't seem very good. Yet, when I put all those wasted days together, I somehow end up with a book of which I'm very proud. - Louis Sachar
I spent my timeLosing my sense of space and timeI had my plans I had my schemesAnd faith so strongTo know all was vain - Nirab karki
The villagers marked the time in two ways: before the swamp and after. What came before was good. And all that came after was not. - Melanie Crowder
ELYSIUM, n. An imaginary delightful country which the ancients foolishly believed to be inhabited by the spirits of the good. This ridiculous and mischievous fable was swept off the face of the earth by the early Christians -- may their souls be happy in Heaven! - Ambrose Bierce
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
The idea of a mass audience was really an invention of the Industrial Revolution. - David Cronenberg
He conquered with his weapons, but was conquered by his vices.
I am just mystified by these people telling me I would think Obama was doing a great job if his skin contained less melanin. - Jonah Goldberg
And Mrs. Fox said to her children, 'I should like you to know that if it wasn't for your father we should all be dead by now. Your father is a fantastic fox.'Mr. Fox looked at his wife and she smiled. He loved her more than ever when she said things like that. - Roald Dahl
The Piper's playing again, and there's a full orchestra.' There was a long silence as Andrew deciphered the cryptic statement. 'A FULL orchestra? - D.J. Stutley
He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again. - William Shakespeare
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
The person you hurt the most in this world was the person that brought you into it. - Vannary Rang
The past is a shadow, so I hid in the darkness. Little did I know I was made myself the unsuspecting prey of unseen predator. For only in light can you can you see what is dark. - Dina Luate-Wani
Did you know I dream about your hair? I use to say it was the color of the sun at sunset, but I'm wrong. It's brighter than the sun, just as you are. - Julia Quinn
My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was. - Rodney Dangerfield
The dream was floating off satisfactorily on an inner sea. - Christopher Harman
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
and there was a beautiful view but nobody could see cause everybody on the island was saying look at me - Laurie Anderson
He was a serial dater, and she was a serial killer. Justice brought them together. - Natalya Vorobyova
The person I am today would like to thank the person I was 5 years ago for not giving up. You're awesome! - Iva Ursano
He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
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
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
He was in a fairy kingdom where everything was possible.He looked up at the sky. And the sky was a fairy realm like the earth. It was clearing, and over the tops of the trees clouds were swiftly sailing as if unveiling the stars. - Leo Tolstoy
Look in Kego’s defense he was only Nine and a half when he took command of the ship and she had been put way off course by her captain and you lot would all be dead if it wasn’t for him.Jenny Smith In The Navigator by - Steve Merrick
I couldn’t admit to any of the boys I hung out with that I wanted to fuck ’em, so my erotic life was in my imagination and in the body. - Christos Tsiolkas
I didn't want to tell Mother I worked as a journalist. She thought I was a prostitute. Locking yourself in a room and inventing characters and conversations which do not exit is no way for a grown man to behave. - Sebastian Horsley
Men and women believed and proclaimed God was firmly on their side and easy and shallow assertion that reduced God to a sort of house deity. - Gustav Niebuhr
I'm not sure why I've decided to do this. I'm not any stronger than I was, and nothing else has changed. But all the same, this time I'm not going to run away. It's okay to feel weak sometimes. It's okay to be afraid. The important thing is that we face our fears. That's what makes us strong."-Yuki - Natsuki Takaya
Galbūt Viešpats suprato, kad žmogaus valia atsispirti pagundai turi ribas - Herbjørg Wassmo
Whoever said that a straighten hand was more dramatic than a healed heart? - Ted Dekker
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
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
The darling mispronunciations of childhood! - dear me, there's no music that can touch it; and how one grieves when it wastes away and dissolves into correctness, knowing it will never visit his bereaved ear again. - Mark Twain
After all my erstwhile dear, my no longer cherished; Need we say it was not love, just because it perished? - Edna St. Vincent Millay
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
It was not the sorrow of the world that broke the heart of Christ, but its wickedness. He was equal to its sorrow ... He began by being the world's healer. But what broke him was its sin. - P.T. Forsyth
It seems that I have been held in some dreaming stateA tourist in the waking world world, never quite awake.No kiss, no gentle word could wake me from this slumber,Until I realised that it was you who held me under. - Florence + the Machine
I was born scientist but my school turned me into just student - Vijay Dhameliya
Success is an outcome of conscious choices pursued consistently and tirelessly. - Vishwas Chavan
Success is not for everyone, but if everyone had a phobia of failure, success was going to be a common thing. - Unarine Ramaru
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
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
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. a - Martha Washington
Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
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 took the life of the woman I was supposed to call mother in the process of being born... in order to become the world's strongest shinobi... an incarnation of sand was implanted inside of me... - Masashi Kishimoto
With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. - William Lloyd Garrison
And we should consider everyday lost on which we have not danced at least once: And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If I had lost everything and was out on the streets with no money I would go sit in the library and read and meditate for weeks at a time. - Matthew Donnelly
When asked about which scientist he'd like to meet, said, "Isaac Newton. No question about it. The smartest person ever to walk the face of this earth. The man was connected to the universe in spooky ways. He discovered the laws of motion, the laws of gravity, the laws of optics. Then he turned 26. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
July 4th fireworks exhale over the Hudson sadly.It is beautiful that they have to disappear.It's like the time you said I love you madly.That was an hour ago. It's been a fervent year. - Frederick Seidel
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 furnished the body that was needed to sit in the defendant's chair.[Explaining his role in the Scopes Monkey Trial.] - John T. Scopes
I was born modest. Not all over, but in spots. - Mark Twain
[Bill] Clinton was a pretty good president for a Republican. - Michael Moore
Think about the people you love, appreciate, and admire… If today was the last day you could speak with them… What would you say… and what are you waiting for? - Steve Maraboli
Gewalt! Gewalt! wer kann der Gewalt nicht trotzen? Was Gewalt heisst, ist nichts: Verführung ist die wahre Gewalt. - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Sun and wind and beat of sea,Great lands stretching endlessly...Where be bonds to bind the free?All the world was made for me! - Adelaide Crapsey
Walking out with the people, I didn't know which was more exciting, the air race, the parachute jump that failed, or the cunt. - Charles Bukowski
That awkward moment when you realize someone was actually home the whole time you were singing on the tops of your lungs. - Kasey Collin P. Dumdum
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
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led. - Thomas Jefferson
We have invented the literature because the reality wasn’t imaginative enough and we also wanted to be alone, at least for a while! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether. - Socrates
All she wanted was a family, all he wanted was fame; as their relationship famished. - Anthony Liccione
We talked for hours. He talked and I listened. It was like wind and sunlight. It blew all the cobwebs away. - John Fowles
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
What was any art but a mold to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself- life hurrying past us and running away, to strong to stop, too sweet to lose. - Willa Cather
I wanted to read immediately. The only fear was that of books coming to an end. - Eudora Welty
Jesus was a hiker. The wilderness was His retreat. - Toni Sorenson
There is nothing sadder in this world than the waste of human potential. The purpose of evolution is to raise us out of the mud, not have us grovelling in it. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
I was loving you, I am loving you and I will love you for the eternity. Love is eternal. - Debasish Mridha
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
She was a beautiful dreamer. The kind of girl, who kept her head in the clouds, loved above the stars and left regret beneath the earth she walked on. - Robert M. Drake
Jesus was not the man he was as a result of making Jesus Christ his personal savior. - Alan W. Watts
For Jesus, it was about the Father and us. It was not about Him. Could we say the same about ourselves? From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
I am who I am', said God to Moses regarding His name,because none was worth to be compared to His godhead. - Toba Beta
By reading quotes i realized that some of them containing simple words, but this simple words could change our lives.how if we read the holy Quran That has the best words , it will change our lives and Our death .Thank God that I was born Muslim - Abood Dweik
[The pamphlet] was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners. - Terry Pratchett
If a book falls in the woods and nobody read it, was it ever written? - Neil Leckman
Don't waste all today worrying about the possible mistakes you may have made yesterday. You don't know what will happen tomorrow or how long we have here, so enjoy what you have today since you have it. May you be thankful for today and live it to the fullest as it truly is a gift - Angie karan
The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children. - Ivan Turgenev
Someone was waving a large pink-and-white sign that read, "Don't Worry, Be Happy." I was trying, and so were at least thirty thousand other bodies, with varying degrees of post-Aquarian patience, to see the Who for the first time in a year. - Ellen Willis
It was like the first time I visited Versailles. There was an eerieness, like I'd been there before. I don't know if I was Louis XIV or Marie Antoinette or a lowly groundskeeper, but I lived there. - Maurice Minnifield
What's the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile. - George Asaf
We didn't do anything illegal, All we ever did was be black.. #BlackLivesMatter - Genereux Philip
...What's more, I live in Berkeley, California. If princesses had infiltrated OUR little retro hippie hamlet, imagine what was going on places where women actually shaved their legs! - Peggy Orenstein
The light of love, the purity of grace,The mind, the Music breathing from her face, The heart whose softness harmonised the whole —And, oh! that eye was in itself a Soul! - George Gordon Byron
My original intent was to write a horror story about someone who loses his mind and slowly begins to unravel. The story, as I envisioned it, would evoke horror within the context of psychological decay, entropy. - Jupiter Cutter
Being friends with you was great but now we will be both friends and lovers. - V.Kuotsu
You don't know your presence of tomorrow, so why to WASTE today?!!! - Jaiminsinh Parmar
Success comes to those who do not waste time looking and criticizing what others are doing but focusing on honest self-evaluation and what they have to do. - Amit Abraham
My house burned downBut anyway, it was afterThe flower petals had already fallen - Tachibana Higuchi
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 I'd be in big trouble if Karma was going to finally be my judge. I'd be in deep shit. It doesn't excuse my mistakes, but I'm holding out for Grace. I'm holding out that Jesus took my sins onto the Cross, because I know who I am, and I hope I don't have to depend on my own religiosity. - Michka Assayas
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
I was not always a Muslim, but once I was led into the absorption of prayer and the mysteries of the Qur’an, something troubled in me became still. - Camilla Gibb
But hey this was the FAYZ, where all you could really hope was to delay the pain. - Michael Grant
Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out. - Sydney Smith
I love you," she told him, and he knew that this was true, and she knew that he believed her; but when she said it she saw the chain around his ankle, a length of links that let him wander, but not far. She did not see the chain around her own ankle, because love is blind. - Sonya Hartnett
Was I sorry that I chose to come by hand cart? No. Neither then nor any minute of my life since. The price we paid to become acquainted with God was a privilege to pay and I am thankful that I was privileged to come in the Martin Hand Cart Company. - Francis Webster
With faces entirely invisible through suits, it was hard to be sure, but my impression was that he was watching me and copying my every move. I felt this proved he was intelligent. - Janet Edwards
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
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
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
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it. - Thomas Jefferson
If power was an illusion, wasn't weakness necessarily one also? - Lois McMaster Bujold
Perhaps the most important use of money - It saves time. Life is so short, and there's so much to do, one can't afford to waste a minute; and just think how much you waste, for instance, in walking from place to place instead of going by bus and in going by bus instead of by taxi. - W. Somerset Maugham
It would do me well to realize that the path that has led me to where I am was mapped by those who taught me and paved by what they taught me. Therefore, if God is not my teacher and His truth is not my topic I will find myself where I don’t want to be, having trod a path I didn’t want to take. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It was only love,It only drove me to my knees.Rendering me hopelessLike an incurable disease. - C.B. Roberts
We pay a tax to succeed at anything worthwhile. That tax is called dedication, and here's the most wonderful part. Once you pay it, once you truly dedicate yourself to something important, you'll find the price was worth it. - Steve Goodier
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
Being himself was more exhausting than impersonating a stage character. - Claire Tomalin
Putting food under lock and key was one of the great innovations of your culture. No other culture in history has ever put food under lock and key - and putting it there is the cornerstone of your economy.[...] Because if the food wasn't under lock and key, Julie, who would work? - Daniel Quinn
No man was ever yet a great poet, without at the same time being a profound philosopher. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
He was beautiful and still is, we just couldn’t flow within the same constellation. - Dominic Riccitello
Ninja's understand that training time is never wasted time. - Anna M. Aquino
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.
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know. - Mark Twain
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 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
People say I was made for thisNothin' else would I trade for thisAnd just think I get paid for this... - Bobby Darin
Regrets are a waste of time. They're the past crippling the present.- From Under the Tuscan Sun, 2003 - Movie Quote
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
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. - Rabindranath Tagore
Washington likes to threaten the people over whom they exercise power. - Glenn Greenwald
the music was human; the static was natural. - John Updike
There is nothing as stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. - Will Rogers
I sometimes wish I could spontaneously combust. Burn until nothing but ash is left, to be washed away by the wind and the rain. - A.B. Shepherd
She’d vowed to be braver and take more risks, but this seemed out of her league. Because sometimes what you wanted the most was the one thing you were most afraid to get. - Miranda Liasson
This was all in the making, a long time ago. You had as much control over these events as a leaf does in the time of its falling. - Colin Meloy
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
One day you'll be like me" is a waste to say. Instead you should "Someday you'll be better than me. - ParadoxReader
Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: 'We don't serve colored people here.' "I said: 'that's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken. - Dick Gregory
My life was a blank paper, until you came to rhyme with words & make it a poetry book. - Akansh Malik
I was certain of the uncertainty that lied ahead which made youA risk,A mystery,and the most annihilating thing I have ever known. - akhil shah
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
...there was alienation in the standing consciousness that his squareness would not fit the round hole that had been prepared for him. - Thomas Hardy
My new album that I'm creating, which is finished pretty much, was written with this new instinctual energy that I've developed getting to know my fans. They protect me, so now it's my destiny to protect them. - Lady Gaga
Your eyes are like heavy rain falling from pregnant clouds. With one glance, you washed awaythe poems I chalked on the groundand drowned all my beliefs.Now, I only scribble your name and believe in your truth. I know nothing but you. - Kamand Kojouri
She was mined for the childrenin her, one daughter, then another, a short seam, quick to clay, and not a single son to save them. - Robert Wrigley
I gradually became aware that my interiority was inseparable from my exteriority, that the geography of my city was the geography of my soul. - Aleksandar Hemon
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
The place was silent and - aware. - P.C. Wren
Was Du in Dir nährst, das wächst. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
An androgynous mind was not a male mind. It was a mind attuned to the full range of human experience, including the invisible lives of women. - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
I was forced to wander, having no one, forced by my nature to keep wandering because wandering was the only thing that I believed in, and the only thing that believed in me. - Roman Payne
It was strange how fear had gone,now that we knew the worst and had a fighting man by our side. - John Buchan
(Life) it was a little bit nearer than God, but no less powerful and terrible. Yes, it was something, perhaps, that one did not wish to understand because one feared it, something to which one paid tribute lest it should feel offended and seize one, body and soul. - Arthur Holitscher
Who thinks to interview their own mother? As a self-fixated teen, I never imagined that she had an actual personal history. To my young eyes, she was Source of Cash Obsessed With De-Cluttering - Jancee Dunn
What you don’t have you don’t need it now. What you don’t know you can feel it somehow . What you don’t have you don’t need it now , don’t need it now It was a beautiful day - U2
For Orpheus' lute was strung with poets' sinews, Whose golden touch could soften steel and stones, Make tigers tame, and huge leviathans Forsake unsounded deeps to dance on sands. - William Shakespeare
The two parties which divide the state, the party of Conservatism and that of Innovation, are very old, and have disputed the possession of the world ever since it was made. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We all have a place within us, that would like to rewrite the way our life was written out for us....That's why people want to become authors. - Tracie Molton
By the time I had complete my 22nd year, I was a new man - an atheist. - Béla Bartók
I was a Muslim, but then I became enlightened and became a Christian. - Brock Hoffpauir
Not even a book on prosperity can prosper you, when what is expected of you is given, your time won't be wasted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Hate is a very strong, pure emotion to be wasted on people you don't care about. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
And there never was an apple, in Adam's opinion, that wasn't worth the trouble you got into for eating it. - Neil Gaiman
Age is a timeless beauty. At each mile in my life journey, I am a distinctive blend of what I've experienced and the unique talents I was given to share with others. - Jeanne McElvaney
I was behind, but now I'm below. Hopefully, they'll have books wherever I go... - Carmen DeSousa
I have the charisma of the chipmunk. I never have thought I was smart. I thought the people I dealt with were dumb. - Hyman George Rickover
I will tell him that I've always thought he was a monster. And that I want to be his bride - Yangzee Choo
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
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small. - Neil Armstrong
If the sky was full of stars and you didn't have one, don’t be sad, maybe the moon will be yours one day. - Eyden I.
Lea was on the floor of a stall hugging a toilet. When she heard the door close, she lifted her head and gave me a half smile of embarrassment.'Gracie, I've been chemically inconvenienced and I don't think I can ever leave this toilet. Take a picture of this so I'll never do it again. - christine zoldenz
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
My daughter asked if the boogie man was scary. I said, "Not as scary as the boogie woman. - Randy Kagan
Thy wish was father... to that thought. - William Shakespeare
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. - George Washington
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
Hypocrite: The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan. - Abraham Lincoln
Music is for souls & hearts to dance & sing.Art is for expressing your visionary being.Words are tools for exploring & celebrating.Time is a pool to swim & dream & create in.Waste not one jot of what you are given!Use everything you've got to maximise living. - Jay Woodman
I threw my 20th birthday party at Brown, and I didn’t even have to say to anyone not to put pictures on Facebook. Not a single picture went up. That was when I knew I’d found a solid group of friends, and I felt like I belonged. - Emma Watson
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal. - Leo Tolstoy
Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young. - Caesar Augustus
When a dreamer loses his lover, his dream profits. (Unless, of course, the lover was the dreamer's dream.) - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The older I grow, the more I am convinced that there is no education which one can get from books and costly apparatus that is equal to that which can be gotten from contact with great men and women. - Booker T. Washington
The only soap of a dirty society is the clean men; only the clean can wash the grimy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The Book of Life was created as a tool for humans to use to grow in wisdom, knowledge, and power. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
Eventually you will find yourself preferring to say, 'Prayer happened, and I was there" more than "I prayed today". All you know is that you are being led, being guided, being loved, being used, being prayed through -- and you are no longer in the drivers seat. - John Predmore
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. - Thomas Szasz
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
Happiness just wasn't part of the job description back then. You tried to find a helpmate to keep the cold wind and dogs at bay. Happiness just wasn't part of the equation. Survival was. - Robin Green
Horror can damage your brain" - HAHAHAHA the best joke ever heard (It was said by GreenHollyWood". I really don't believe in that in case I use them to relax! - Deyth Banger
I was thinking about how people seem to read the bible a lot more as they get older, and then it dawned on me—they’re cramming for their final exam. - George Carlin
[D]oing nothing meant leaving things exactly the way they were, and that was unacceptable. - Caroline Goode
No one was born a reader; we learn to build the habit of reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Her gaze traveled across the western sky that was dotted with clouds and was held by the wintry looking sun, so pure, so lovely, and so impossible to touch. Sheila felt that that was how her love was - Out of reach, unquestionably warm, and as certain as the celestial ball. - Shampa Sharma
I was wrong, I thought I could change her to different, something better, elegant, but instead of it the same thing she gifted to me, don't know why, when, how, but she did so well..! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated. - Ernest Hemingway
My past conduct was so transparent and so honest that when my enemies spread rumours about me nobody believed them. - Amit Kalantri
No flower of art ever fully blossomed save it was nourished by tears of agony.
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.
Life is not about what was or what will be. It's about what is. - Auliq-Ice
The trouble with discarding bad memories was that evidently the good ones went with them - Anne Tyler
The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum. - Frances E. Willard
Slartibartfast's study was a total mess, like the results of an explosion in a public library. - Douglas Adams
The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history. - Joseph Conrad
I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or one who hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue would esteem nothing above it. - Confucius
The only happy author in this world is he who is below the care of reputation. - Washington Irving
She might have liked to try to strangle him with those slender fingers of hers, but she wanted to make a job of it and this great patience with which she waited for her claws to grow was in itself a form of enjoyment. - Émile Zola
one captain, seizing the line-knife from his broken prow, had dashed at the whale, as an Arkansas duelist at his foe, blindly seeking with a six-inch blade to reach the fathom-deep life of the whale. That captain was Ahab. - Herman Melville
In the final analysis it is between you and God, it was never between you and them anyway. - Mother Teresa
She thought little of her ordeal. Cruelty was part of nature, like a winter frost; something to be survived and then forgotten (p.689) - Tim Willocks
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
And, suddenly, as if her head cleared, she was quite sure that wonderful things did indeed exist. Even if they're only in my own mind, she thought, they're there and worth fighting for. - Diana Wynne Jones
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
Maybe he’ll be different from who he was and always is. - Stephen Colbert
Brushing my little teeth every morning of my childhood, I stood on my tippy toes, leaned over the sink and said to myself that when I am a big girl I will see from this high.Today I did the same thing, but the view from my toes was the same from flat feet.I'm a big girl now. - Audrey Regan
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
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
Don't," she begged, knowing that surely she was trying his patience, that his kindness would stretch just so far, that if he were truly kind he could never have survived as a vampire. - Vivian Vande Velde
It was unhealthy to get too attached. Such things were best reserved for people who had a life expectancy - Matthew S. Williams
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
The Marxians love of democratic institutions was a stratagem only, a pious fraud for the deception of the masses. Within a socialist community there is no room left for freedom. - Ludwig von Mises
Riley was... a really good kisser - Julie Kagawa
I was running in circles, I hurt myself, just to find my purpose. Everything was so worthless, I didn't deserve this, but to me you were perfect. - Hollywood
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
The way we live every minute is a miracle. Let us not waste a single minute, as we don't know when the miracle will vanish. - Premchand Shetty
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
Little Joe was still behind him. Eli could feel it. He wanted to look back, but he couldn’t. The tears were too close. If he were Fancy, he’d turn around and kick and buck and moo and do just about anything to keep his calf near. But Eli wasn’t Fancy; he was a farmer. - Sandra Neil Wallace
Break my heart. Break it a thousand times if you like. It was only ever yours to break anyway. "Shhh," I urged.I'll love you until my very last breath. Every beat of my heart is yours. I don't want to die without you knowing that."Please don't," I choked. - Prince Maxon, "The One" by Kiera Cass
My only concern was to get home after a hard day's work. - Rosa Parks
Where you come from is gone, where you thought you were going to was never there, and where you are is no good unless you can get away from it. Where is there a place for you to be? No place... Nothing outside you can give you any place... In yourself right now is all the place you've got. - Flannery O'Connor
I only knew what was in my mind, and I wished to express it clearly - Ulysses S. Grant
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
I had a dream, which seemed so real,I was King of the world, so full of appeal,Upon waking I found I wasn't alone,In a kingdom called Home, sitting on a throne. - Omar Kiam
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
Was man wünscht, das glaubt auch jeder. - Demosthenes
The sound was like a gentle breeze of joy on a warm summer day. It wrapped around his senses and his heart. That was the moment, and he knew he’d be telling her about it fifty years from now when she asked him when it was that he knew that he loved her. - Grace Willows
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
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
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
I was determined to get them away from the idea that their education is a private experience. - Joan Countryman
What are you wrapped up in?' Roan whispered. Her anger and frustration had shifted to a sympathy that grated Vhalla.'I'm simply learning where I'm meant to be.' It was the only response because it was the truth. - Elise Kova
For Christians do not place their hope in their children, but rather their children are a sign of their hope . . . that God has not abandoned this world. - Stanley Hauerwas
There was happiness of laughter. + Michael EndeNovember 20, 2016Amen - Petra Hermans
People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence. - Karl Lagerfeld
Does history record any case in which the majority was right? - Robert A. Heinlein
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.
No man was ever so much deceived by another as by himself.
Oh! dear; I was so miserable! I am sure I must have been as white as my gown. - Jane Austen
I am reminded of that irregular preacher at home who was accused of wandering from his subject. He replied that, whether he stuck to his subject or not, he thanked God that he stuck to his object, which was to bring men to Christ. I hope I shall never lose sight of that. - Geraldine Taylor
Before creation I alone was, there was no other existence of the nature of cause and effect different from Me. After the creative cycle ends also, I alone exist. For, this universe is also Myself, and when everything is dissolved in its cause in Pralaya, what remains is only Myself. - Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
That girl will rain destruction down on you and your ship. She is an albatross, Captain. Way I remember it, albatross was a ship's good luck, 'til some idiot killed it. (to Inara) Yes, I've read a poem. Try not to faint. - Joss Whedon
I could feel myself peeking over at him. He was like a seatbelt for my soul. - Kimberly Sabatini
A writer's role was never just to tell stories, but to create a world to encompass and share with others. - Solange nicole
...and said with the softness of repressed violence, 'I am not one to stick his neck out; it is a bit of a reach. I was waiting for the smallest sign that you could love me... I never got it.' --Laertes, Count of Samothrace - Rebecca Ashe
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
It was a slow fall, through warm experiences and good laughs. It didn't even feel like love until I got to the end. Even then, it was not the hard surface of rock, but the scorching embrace of more. - Hubert Martin
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. - Dylan Thomas
It struck me then that perhaps the bareness and wrongness of the world was an illusion; that things might still be real, and right, and beautiful, even if I could not see them - that if I stood in the right place, and was lucky, this might somehow be revealed to me. - Helen Macdonald
My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning. - Huey P. Newton
I used to tell young preachers, in order to preach you've got to have the power of God on your life. Now I tell them, in order to tie your shoes you've got to have the power of God on your life. - Paul David Washer
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
If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very low crime rate.
She knew there was something dark in her then, when she left the alley and the shadows followed. - Daniella Michalleni
Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life. - Michael LeBoeuf
When I was your age...I wish I'd known that I already had everything I needed within myself to be happy, instead of looking for happiness at beauty counters. - Ilene Beckerman
It looked as if a night of dark intent was coming, and not only a night, an age. Someone had better be prepared for rage... - Robert Frost
She had a voice so husky it could have pulled a dogsled, and the gun she was holding gave me a bad case of barrel envy. - Patrick Major Dallas OR
He was just so gorgeous, erotic, and intimidating at the same time, she said, grinning. - Beth Bares
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
To Fred, those years seemed to pass like quickly skimming a book and then finding the ending wasn't what he expected. He wished he'd paid more attention to the story. - Sarah Addison Allen
As I ponder my pilgrim’s progress to Orthodoxy, however, I realize that I didn’t make the trip alone, but in a two-seater. And I wasn’t the one driving. - Frederica Mathewes-Green
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
In the middle of the mayhem, you came and sang a song of melancholy. You promised a wildfire, but instead choked the light that was struggling hard for survival. Eventually when all the light went off. You left, complaining about the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
In the morning, that moment, when I knew it was you. When I could feel you breathing and we opened our eyes at the exact same time. - Kate Chisman
See it was like this when we waltz into this place.A couple of papish cats is doing an Aztec two-stepAnd I says Dad let's cutbut then this dame comes up behind me see and says you and me could really existWow I says Only the next day she has bad teeth and really hates poetry. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Thomas More's Utopia was not a recommendation. It was a warning. - A.E. Samaan
The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or ever will be known in the world. - Charles Dickens
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for. - Earl Warren
Rincewind had been told that death was just like going into another room. The difference is, when you shout, 'Where's my clean socks?' no-one answers. - Terry Pratchett
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
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
Don't waste your time running for money. Make your life meaningful and colorful. - Demi Jane Tumulak
Crying in the rain. No one sees your tears and your pain gets washed away. - Elizabeth Bourgeret
Only yesterday a young woman came to me wanting a trap set for a man with a sweet smile and lithe arms. She was a fool, not for wanting him, but for wanting more of him than that. - Patricia A. McKillip
How would I know which one I was? - Karl Pilkington
Love is a prayer, begin it with self. If you can worship yourself without shame or guilt, you will be able to respect others. - Vishwas Chavan
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife. - Douglas Adams
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
oh, my God," I whispered. "But how did they get my photo?Alex tapped his mouth with his thumb. "That ...book with everyone's picture in it, that you have in high school.""Yearbook," I said. Was he trying to be funny? But of course he was right; that's exactly where it was from. - L.A. Weatherly
He had scores to settle with the world, and she, at that moment, was world enough for him. - John Banville
Just as he was slowly bringing order to his own internal life, he would also bring order to his language. - David Brooks
I dreamt of you last night - as if I was playing the piano and you were turning the pages for me. - Vladimir Nabokov
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book. - Margaret Walker
While browsing in a second-hand bookshop one day, was amused to find a copy of one of his own works which he himself had inscribed for a friend: "To ----, with esteem, ."He immediately purchased the book and returned it to the friend with a second inscription: "With renewed esteem, . - George Bernard Shaw
The very thought of such people’s intolerant worldview, their inflated sense of self superiority, and their callous imposition of their own beliefs on others was enough to fill her with rage. - Haruki Murakami
The celebrated Galen said that employment was nature's physician. It is indeed so important to happiness that indolence is justly considered the parent of misery.
I 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.
He wasn't that good looking, he had the social skills of a wet cat and the patience of a caffeinated hummingbird - Karen Chance
Tragedy cleans the windows of the soul by washing away the bias of our lives in the detergent of pain. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
What have I done to her?" Gabriel muttered to himself as he crossed the room to crank open a window. Cool air washed over his skin. "What the devil did she do to me? - Olivia Parker
The sin of man was placed on a sinless Savior. 2 Cor. 5:21 - John Paul Warren
The dominating idea of English society was not cultivate virtue but to avoid scandal. - Edward Short
It was the most incredible thing that has ever happened to me in my life. It was as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.
What did you think, that joy / was some slight thing? - Mark Doty
Here the whole world (stars, water, air,And field, and forest, as they wereReflected in a single mind)Like cast off clothes was left behindIn ashes, yet with hopes that she,Re-born from holy poverty,In lenten lands, hereafter mayResume them on her Easter Day."(Epitaph for Joy Davidman) - C.S. Lewis
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
What made me run away was doubtless not so much the fear of settling down, but of settling down permanently in something ugly. - Albert Camus
When I pictured myself, it was always like just an outline in a colouring book, with the inside not yet completed. - Sarah Dessen
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
Every failure was a stepping stone towards a greater success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There was nothing the ignorant prized more than the ignorance of others. - R. Scott Bakker
She was lovely with eyes that captivated your heart, a smile that drew your mind, and a presence that captured your soul. She was everything you wanted in a girl, and so much more. - Victoria Sophia A.B.
Although when there were too many people around- which there certainly were today- it was hard even to remember to say thank you: all those people were like drowning. - Robin McKinley
They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is. - Sir Thomas More
Strephon kissed me in the spring,Robin in the fall,But Colin only looked at me,And never kissed at all.Strephon's kiss was lost in jest,Robin's lost in play,But the kiss in Colin's eyesHaunts me night and day. - Sarah Teasdale
Today what was impossible is made possible and the rest is history - Sunday Adelaja
It was never what I wanted to buy that held my heart's hope. It was what I wanted to be. - Lois McMaster Bujold
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 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
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. - Heinrich Heine
He was the safe place I would go when the world became shaky, he would either guide me through the dark or awaken my sense to appreciate my light. - Nikki Rowe
A thousand years ago, everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, they knew the Earth was flat. Fifteen minutes ago, you knew we humans were alone on it. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow. - Tommy Lee Jones
Contract law is essentially a defensive scorched-earth battleground where the constant question is, if my business partner was possessed by a brain-eating monster from beyond spacetime tomorrow, what is the worst thing they could do to me? - Charles Stross
Being shaken to death by a Hawaiian tourist look-alike was not how Arena imagined her death. - Lynn Blackmar
But it was not the poor who ate the zoo animals in Paris. - Ceridwen Dovey
If only I could stand on a street corner with my hat in my hand, and get people to throw their wasted time into it! - Bernard Berenson
It must be remembered that the forty hour work week until age sixty five was designed by governments and corporations and not the medical profession. - Steven Magee
First came him, then came I, then he came again and then I was lost forever. - Alok Jagawat
Before you ever clasped your hands to pray God was already within your heart to stay. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Man was bestowed with intelligence, only to gauge his foolishness! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Lucretia Jane Price. A sweet name for a sweet lady that smelled of roses, spoke with a sweet drawl, and was surely made of all the sweet country things a man who hadn't eaten a good meal in a long time could imagine -- molasses, sweet peas, sweet corn, freshly churned butter. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
I hoped that grief was similar to the other emotions. That it would end, the way happiness did. Or laughter. - Neil Jordan
When I hear a man say that his childhood was the happiest time of his life, I think (puff) my friend, you have had a pretty poor life. - Winston S. Churchill
No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother's affair.
Every revolution was thought first in one man's mind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Put off this sloth,' the master said, 'for shame!Sitting on feather-pillows, lying reclined Beneath the blanket is no way to fame -Fame, without which man's life wastes out of mind, Leaving on earth no more memorialThan foam in water or smoke upon the wind - Dante Alighieri
When I got untethered from the comfort of religion, it wasn't a loss of faith for me, it was a discovery of Self. - Brad Pitt
Happiness is as fragile and fleeting as a bubble soap. Water down the last dregs of happiness and turn them into bubbles to fill the void. It may nothing more than an illusion, but it was still better than the emptiness. - Kanae Minato
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
Well, there was a sort of bastard justice in his view of the case, and so I dropped the matter. When you can't cure a disaster by argument, what is the use to argue? - Mark Twain
To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have. - Unknown
Never think you can convince God through prayer for a blessing. Praying for prosperity is a wrong weapon for war. If prayer could bring money, all intercessors would be billionaires. - Apostle T. Vutabwashe
That was the thing about love in my time: that it had no rationale. - Aaron Thorpe, "On Loving Like a Human" Songs of my Selfie
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
I often asked Laplace what he thought of God. He owned that he was an atheist. - Napoléon Bonaparte
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
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths. - Bertrand Russell
The enemy came. He was beaten. I am tired. Goodnight.
To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it. - Aristotle
One honest John Tompkins, a hedger & ditcher, Although he was poor, did not want to be richer;For all such vain wishes in him were preventedBy a fortunate habit of being contented. - Jane Taylor
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
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
Maybe there’s a God aboveBut all I’ve ever learned from loveWas how to shoot at someone who outdrew youIt’s not a cry you can hear at nightIt’s not somebody who has seen the lightIt’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
When we first met, I didn't want to get involved with anyone. I didn't have the time or energy, and I wasn't sure that I was ready for it. But you were so good to me, and I got swept up in that. And little by little, I found myself falling in love with you. - Nicholas Sparks
I was still learning when I taught my last class. - Claude Moore Fuess
One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'. - Winston S. Churchill
Jesus was and is the greatest restoration specialist of all time. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Love does as it undoes. It goes after with equal tenacity: joy and heartbreak. Her happiness was his unhappiness and that's the unfair way it was. - Jandy Nelson
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
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
You did anything to bury me, but you forgot that I was a seed. - Dinos Christianopoulos
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
Learning the secret of flight from a bird was a good deal like learning the secret of magic from a magician. - Orville Wright
Randy lay there like a slug. It was his only defense. - Jean Shepherd
Logan was her entire world and she was his. She could taste the raw honey and bits of bees still on his tongue. She enjoyed the sweet flavor and kept her promise of kissing him even though he was a bug-eating bear. - Jess Hayek
it was when I stopped searching for home within others and lifted the foundations of home within myself I found there were no roots more intimate than those between a mind and body that have decided to be whole. - Rupi Kaur
His body had almost no hair and his naked little circumcised johnson was nearly as pale as the rest of him, white as a boy's - perhaps over time one's genitals emerge from the pots and bubbling vats of love permanently stained, like the hands of a wool dyer. - Michael Chabon
My Date was waiting for me at the kitchen door, ears perked, tail wagging and bits of wicker clinging to his nose and mouth" --Abby Shaw, Sucker Punched - Sammi Carter
Jesus Christ on earth was to destroy ignorance by manifesting light - Sunday Adelaja
...a redoubtable alchemy was at work behind impenetrable veils as the forest prepared it's nocturnal mysteries. - Julien Gracq
Maybe love was meant to save us from ourselves. - Robert M. Drake
She had lost all our memories for ever, and it was as though by dying she had robbed me of part of myself. I was losing my individuality. It was the first stage of my own death, the memories dropping off like gangrened limbs. - Graham Greene
Words were his delight; Hers, a gay gracefulnessOf dancing and moving. But when to the place Of deep loving (Starlight at midnight)At last they came, Their full communion And consummation,Their complete sphere,Was stillness for her,Silence for him. - Theodore Spencer
So grateful for the people who heard me when I was silent and saw me when I was invisible. - Steve Maraboli
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn't exist.
I’d learned early on that the best way to accomplish anything was to grit your teeth and fight your way through it with the best grace you could muster… - Kristina Douglas
nothing in this world was more difficult than love. - Gabriel García Márquez
Last night was dark and full of terror and while we slept, the angels kept their watch of wondering love. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
It will be foolish not to get your heart broken, even once.For having a broken heart makes you realize the immense capability it possesses to mend and heal itself and to love far more intensely,with every affixed piece of it that was once broken and torn apart.. - Sanhita Baruah
He was her moon. He balanced out her tides. - Katie Neipris
Education was the new god, and educated men the new plantation masters. - Charles Bukowski
Asked in 1919 whether it was true that only three people in the world understood the theory of general relativity, [Eddington] allegedly replied: 'Who's the third? - Arthur Stanley Eddington
Its magnificence was indescribable, and its magnitude was inconceivable. She felt overwhelmed in the presence of its greatness. Pg 87 - Mona Rodriguez
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don't know. - Mark Twain
Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough. - George Washington Carver
I tasted too what was called the sweet of revenge - but it was transient, it expired even with the object, that provoked it. - Ann Radcliffe
I started thinking about little kids putting a cylindrical peg through a circular hole, and how they do it over and over again for months when they figure it out, and how basketball was basically just a slightly more aerobic version of that same exercise.
The days passed, the weeks. But everything seemed to have fused, gone into a conglomerated mass. He could not tell one day from another, hardly one place from another. Nothing was distinct or distinguishable. Often he lost himself for an hour at a time, could not remember what he had done. - D.H. Lawrence
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
My ambition was to live like music. - Mary Gaitskill
Plato was a bore. - Friedrich Nietzsche
For awhile, I thought that was love.-Gaara - Masashi Kishimoto
the best of" show was completely gone and we were in big trouble, except we didn't really care. - Tina Fey
Finn?Yeah?Remember how you said the ball was in my court?He pressed his forehead to hers for a beat, like he was working on control. She knew she should be as well but she didn’t want him to leave, didn’t want to be alone in this. Don’t go, she whispered softly. - Jill Shalvis
You look back in time to when there was slavery and you think 'how did people even remotely believe that this was a good idea?'.It's incomprehensible for us to think of what the mindset was 100 or 200 years ago. I hope to make the present as incomprehensible to the future as the past is to us. - Stefan Molyneux
I pushed him against his Jeep, looked him dead in the eye and kissed him. He asked if he could come up, and I just walked up the steps and said, not yet. That was the moment I knew I loved him. - Dominic Riccitello
He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself. - William Shakespeare
However, he was happy. He felt he was conquering nature. He laughed aloud. He felt he was stronger than the elements. In this type of weather animals hid in their holes and did not come out. He was out, fighting the elements. He was a man, master of the world. - Jack London
You were too lazy to learn to dance until it was almost too late, and in the same way you were too lazy to learn to love. As for ideal and tragic love, that I don't doubt you can do marvellously- and all honour to you. Now you will learn to love a little in an ordinary human way. - Hermann Hesse
A best friend is someone that will stand in your storm and tell you the lightening is beautiful just to make you realize that your heart was worth getting soaked. - Shannon L. Alder
[George Everett Macdonald was] a valiant soldier for human liberty. - Clarence Darrow
Mind was crafted to preserve some and forget some. We have to decide when to choose delete button. - Shikha Kaul
That was the river, this is the sea. - Mike Scott
Speak your heart. If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway. - Yasmin Mogahed
I could feel the warmth of his presence as if a soft blanket had been wrapped around my soul, around my heart. It held me and protected me. It sheltered me and I knew I wasn’t alone anymore. - Colleen Houck
One day you will just wake up and you will do not want to remember that it was a real fact, what has happened before you fell asleep. - Pēteris Bitāns
You ask me why I do not write something....I think one's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results. - Florence Nightingale
In Washington, it's dog eat dog. In academia, it's exactly the opposite.
I suggest to wash tongues and heads with soap for some people. But I'm not sure that it would help; so you should just try to THINK. - LS.
My heart aches. I wish it was me. If I can relieve the pain, I could probably handle it much better. I know I could, but to witness someone you love suffer is the most painful punishment. Love is a soothing balm for dying spirit. - Nikki Firefly
Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired. - Mark Twain
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
The great weakness of the West is that it has nothing with which to inspire loyalty except wealth. But what is wealth? Another washing machine, a bigger car, a nicer house to live in? Not much to feed the spirit in all that. - John Burdett
Teddy Roosevelt "had relished "every hour" of every day as president. Indeed, (he was) fearing the "dull thud" he would experience upon returning to private life. - Doris Kearns Goodwin
Meeting you was fate..Becoming your friend was a choice..But falling in love with you I had no control over. - Teresa Conroy
If heartache was a physical pain I could face, I could faceBut your hurting me from inside of my headAnd I can't take it, I can't take itI'm going to lose my mind - The Wanted
When you find out that there was never anything in the dark side to be afraid of Nothing is left but to love. - Alan W. Watts
She was a mystery, personal in her journey but social in her seek; you wouldn't believe the depth in her heart until the day you felt her essence, for the very first time. - Nikki Rowe
My trust in you was like the small child’s; who, when thrown in the air, expects to be caught, but you dropped me down, and not a moan escaped my lips. - Faraaz Kazi
A study in the Washington Post says that women havebetter verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh. - Conan O'Brien
A recent survey was said to prove that the people we Americans most admire are our politicians and doctors. I don't believe it. They are simply the people we are most afraid of. And with the most reason.
Anyone who complains of a boring party knows only what the party was like after they arrived.
Death doesn't happen instantly. For a little while, you hover around your body, confused. What you want more than anything is to go home, to be safe, to know you're okay. But my life was over. - Caroline Flohr
I worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong. - Vita Sackville-West
Your future is brighter than your past was dark. - Toni Sorenson
Treat the other man's faith gently; it is all he has to believe with. His mind was created for his own thoughts, not yours or mine. - Henry S. Haskins
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
I was saying yes because when you're in love, the world is full of possibilities, and when you're in love, you want to take every single one of them. - Danny Wallace
Growing up, I loved the tale of Peter Rabbit and also books on Pippi Longstocking. Pippi was a girl who had so much fun and was very daring. My sons loved all the Dr. Seuss books - Soraya Diase Coffelt
The bottom line was that I was in an abusive relationship. - Shannon Celebi
We walked through night until there was a poem. - Brenda Hillman
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
Always do good for others because when people try to drag your name through the mud, God will always bring a storm to wash it away. - Shannon L. Alder
Remember that wasted minute at the start of the day? Hard luck but you'll never find it again. - Cleveland W. Gibson
It’s not words, but years we should be editing. Remember: time spent on bad art is a form of redundancy, doing the same thing twice is a form of tautology, and wasting precious moments complaining about life is a form of pleonasm. We should all learn to live our lives concisely. - Anthony Marais
When I was a child, my mom told me: 'If you want to be a soldier, you'll become a general. If you want to be a monk, you'll become pope' I wanted to be a painter, and I became Picasso.
The time is out of joint : O cursed spite, that ever I was born to set it right! - William Shakespeare
I was alone with myself. And disgusting as I was it was better than being with somebody else, anybody else, all of them out there doing their pitiful little tricks and handsprings. - Charles Bukowski
The scholar only knows how dear these silent, yet eloquent, companions of pure thoughts and innocent hours become in the season of adversity. When all that is worldly turns to dross around us, these only retain their steady value. - Washington Irving
A tree growing out of the ground is as wonderful today as it ever was. It does not need to adopt new and startling methods. - Robert Henri
I miss being the age when I thought I'd have my shit together by the time I was the age I am now.. - k.j. force
The saddest line you scraped in your diary was not that you cried but those moments when we both shared smile. - Santosh Kalwar
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
For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It's not the most social pastime. - Audrey Hepburn
If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better. - Will Smith
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
If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone. - Epictetus
He could not stand. It was notThat he could not thrive, he was bornWith everything but the will –That can be deformed, just like a limb.Death was more interesting to him.Life could not get his attention. - Ted Hughes
I was just sitting and just realised how much she loved meThe least I should have done was fight for her, for our winThis is a great mistake about love but I have learnt from itHeart break sucks but it eventually gives you much to eat - D WordSmith
It is better to lose your life than to waste it. - John Piper
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.
Poncho was in a red mood slanging with rage and needed to cook himself out of it , while shoving handfuls of salted peanuts down his gullet and slurping ice cold Fanta - Saira Viola
She met a dashing man —he was, a dash. - Timothy Joshua
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed. - Friedrich Nietzsche
My wilderness training was 4 years and 10 months of solitude, search and study. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
When you give, give without any expectations. - Vishwas Chavan
No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number believe their wish has been granted. - W.H. Auden
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. - Thomas A. Edison
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
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
Every sword that was dripping the blood became a pen. Every word that was written in it became a poetry. - Akshay Vasu
I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like "What I'm Going to be If I Grow Up - Lenny Bruce
You don’t waste time on suspecting or second guessing when you confront. - Sunday Adelaja
My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus."[The Science of Second-Guessing (New York Times Magazine Interview, December 12, 2004)] - Stephen Hawking
I know not if I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or if I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man. - Rene Descartes
The action generated the possibility of a future different from the past. Bitter division was healed by way of bold, confident leadership. - Rom Watangu
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
Li, a willowy manboy with a shock of black hair atop a mouthful of bad teeth was the brother-in-law he had introduced to industrial espionage several years back. Rong often regretted that. - Michael Benzehabe
you brought other people close. look at me, i am still the same i was before ; having just two best friends in my case.and you are not happy with me. you hold grudges. So then free yourself. Remove this tag of best friend and feel free. - shivangi lavaniya
The Honey that Adorns my soul to Network with all Nobility in an Affable Humility means Hannah - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
Those eerie diamond eyes shifted over to her and she stilled, as if he's willed her to do so.There was a moment of silence. And then in a rough voice the man whose life she saved spoke four words that changed everything...changed her life, changed her destiny: "She. Comes. With. Me. - J.R. Ward
Tačiau kas naiviai tiki, jog moterų ašaros reiškia pasidavimą,menkai jas pažįsta. - Herbjørg Wassmo
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. - Ronald Reagan
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
Be humble and kind. Kindness has power in it. Look at Mother Teresa, the truest example of kindness. She was humble, kind, and fragile yet she was also a symbol of power. I have never heard of a woman more powerful than her. When we hear name, we must bow our heads with deep respect. - Debasish Mridha
Madame Gherardi maintained that love, like most other blessings of civilisation, was a chimaera which we desire the more, the further removed we are from Nature. - W.G. Sebald
A few days ago I walked along the edge of the lake and was treated to the crunch and rustle of leaves with each step I made. The acoustics of this season are different and all sounds, no matter how hushed, are as crisp as autumn air. - Eric Sloane
I think I have many spenglerian moods about the country, and that some day people will look back and think 'this was a really goofy, unadmirable stupid time. - Dick Cavett
If using 'was' could be deemed gramatically, or atleast emotionally correct, in the sense that it could relate to something that you actually couldn't do in the past, but want to do right now, then i wanna say, I was sorry, for everything... - Allwyn Jose
There was no one innocent amongst us, I realized then. We were all sinners, one way or the other. We hurt with our hands, with our mouths, or with our minds. But what matters was the ‘why’.~Eyes of a Goddess - Ukamaka Olisakwe
Strength was not how fiercely one punched, but instead, how one would summon the courage to take a blow for someone else. - J.F.Johns
I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty. - George Burns
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.
Waste no time to compare yourself with others. Find your soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You go back. You search for what made you happy when you were smaller. We are all grown up children, really... So one should go back and search for what was loved and found to be real.
There is no such thing as a great man of God, only weak, pitiful, faithless men of a great and merciful God. - Paul David Washer
She never looked nice.She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something. - Eleanor Park - Rainbow Rowell.
I was still unteachable, being inflated with the novelty of heresy. - Augustine of Hippo
Dying Speech of an Old PhilosopherI strove with none, for none was worth my strife.Nature I loved, and, next to Nature, Art:I warm'd both hands before the fire of life;It sinks; and I am ready to depart. - Walter Savage Landor
Kate was never going to understand the extent to which men were stupid. - Chris Pavone
I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it's half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me. - Althea Gibson
Regret for wasted time is more wasted time. - Mason Cooley
Why sadness was created?So we could rest from laughing. - Nelson M. Lubao
He will be sorry for the way he treated you, Don't you worry about that. Focus on your growth and watch his eyes gaze in sorrow as he knows, he was the bastard that made you strong. - Nikki Rowe
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
Remind me to thank God I don’t have a sister.Caine eyed him critically. He was a filthy heap of blood and soot and sand stuck to the gun oil on his face. Yeah, without much enthusiasm. I’ll thank Him for ya. - V.S. Carnes
I write one page of masterpiece to ninety-one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the wastebasket. - Ernest Hemingway
He saw beauty where no one could imagine it. And for that reason it was his alone. And he was its. - Jo Nesbø
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
I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record by 20 minutes. - George Best
The truth is, Everyone was taken before, What hurts is that, sometimes they are imprisoned with their past. - Bradley B. Dalina
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. - Robert Frost
All the same, a seductive voice from afar kept breaking into her conjugal peace: it was the voice of solitude. She closed her eyes and listened to the sound of a hunting horn coming from the depths of distant forests. There were paths in those forests... - Milan Kundera
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part. - Richard Feynman
every loss, every mistake, was seared into her soul, creating a different kind of tattoo, one made from rage and abandonment, heart break and tears - Kami Garcia
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
What was he? A mere human, stuck between the rungs of blended adolescence and nascent adulthood. What power did he command over the mysterious forces of love? Which sword could shatter the impenetrable armour of desire? - Faraaz Kazi
While my college had done an excellent job recruiting me, I had no road map for what I was supposed to do once I made it to campus. - New York Times Staff
My philosophy of life: Don’t just sit around doing nothing and wasting your time—get off your butt and start doing something and wasting your time. - Clifford Cohen
He turned to me. Call me later?Yes.Promise?I promise, I said.And then he leaned down and kissed me. And this time it wasn’t Romeo kissing Juliet. It was Quinn kissing Delia. And that was even better. - Jennifer Sturman
Anyone who's ever significantly changed the course of humanity has either been a Crackpot, a Heretic, or a Dissident. In the case of Albert Einstein, he was all three! - Carl Sagan
Was this what she had shattered convention for; broken with her family, her friends? Everything she had ever known; doomed herself to eternal damnation, for the sake of what she had believed would be heaven on earth, and had turned out to be hell, here and now? - Fay Weldon
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
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
Life is ephemeral; each moment passes quickly, a blur of color on a fast moving subway car. There and gone and all we are left with is the imprint of what once was. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
You are free to go, Father," she whispered. "We are all of us free." Olivia finally understood what Mr Tugwell had tried to tell her. This was how it was for every fallen crteature. Christ bore the penalty we each deserve, to purchase our freedom. - Julie Klassen
Monsters were wild. Monsters were strong. Monsters were fierce and free.If I was monstrous...perhaps it wasn't such a bad thing. - Sarah Diemer
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Grace was pouring out everywhere, from hidden sounds, into Els's damaged auditory cortex. And all that secret, worldwide composition said the same thing: listen closer, listen smaller, listen lighter, to any noise at all, and hear what the world will still sound like, long after your concert ends. - Richard Powers
I see who I am, and I am beyond who I was. - Steven Cuoco
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
True pillar of subtle light embrace humanity between dimensions, they are serene consciousness washing the pains of all soul's. - Dave Zebian
It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. - Louise Antoine
You know, that was what we missed most. Not our beds, not our homes, not even our mothers. We would talk about food. - Jodi Picoult
To say "He was a young fool, and now he's an old fool" is to make a distinction without a difference. - Gary Inbinder
It was in love I was created, and in love is how I hope I die - Paolo Nutini
There's folks 'ud stand on their heads and then say the fault was i' their boots. - George Eliot
Let everyone mind his own business, and endeavor to be what he was made. - Henry David Thoreau
What was life like ?deprivation and abundance, side by side like a miracle. surrender to them both .Poverty and sunshine, poverty and jewels in the sky .Drought and the gushing Nile Disease and clean hearts, stories from neighbours and relationships . - Leila Aboulela
When I look back now, I realize what a trial I must have been to my friends and relatives. It was one frenzy after one elation after one enthusiasm after one hysteria after another. I was always yelling and running somewhere, because I was afraid life was going to be over that very afternoon. - Ray Bradbury
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. - Alexander Pope
Don’t pass my voice, what I said about! If you want to-pack the expression, the context and even the body language with it. Misunderstandings are like by-product of mishandling the whole transportation of what was said. - Praveen Chenna
Wir glauben nur das, was wir sehen. Darum glauben wir alles, seit es das Fernsehen gibt. - Dieter Hildebrandt
…..she needed him to know she did not care. She was spirited, tenacious, and full of contempt for him. - Coco J. Ginger
We need not fear God as we fear all other suffering, which burns and maims and kills. For God's fire, though it will perfect us, will not destroy, for 'the bush was not consumed. - Thomas Cahill
The wild women in his lap,' my father enthused, 'laying their breasts on his head.'There was a moment of stunned silence. Then my mother spoke slowly, with an edge to her voice. 'I think you mean "wild beasts laying their heads in his lap".''Do I? - Patrick Rothfuss
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher
The sky is so blue,I wish your day is bubble with happiness and sun shining in everything you do. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Here lies one whose name was writ on water. - John Keats
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
I am obnoxious to each carping tongue/ Who says my hand a needle better fits./ A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong/ For such despite they cast on female wits;/ If what I do prove well, it won't advance,/ They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance. - Anne Bradstreet
Every man's endeavor was imbued with responsibility - Philip Roth
I think I was very often bored as a child, but boredom is not what I knew it as—what I knew was that I worried a lot - David Foster Wallace
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - - RVM
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
It's wonderful what we can do if we're always doing. - George Washington
I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. - J.K. Rowling
Plimpton was a presence. He looked for ways in which he could make himself ridiculous. That made him a great storyteller. - Stefan Fatsis
She was dull, unattractive, couldn't tell the time, count money or tie her own shoe laces... But I loved her - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there. - Indira Gandhi
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living. - Pablo Picasso
It was like setting up a guillotine in the public square.You don't expect a thousand people to line up to put their heads in it. - Dave Eggers
We seemed to be trapped in an episode of One Life To Waste. It's all very dull. - Cassandra Clare
The human worker will go the way of the horse. - Wassily Leontief
EUCHARIST, n. A sacred feast of the religious sect of Theophagi. A dispute once unhappily arose among the members of this sect as to what it was that they ate. In this controversy some five hundred thousand have already been slain, and the question is still unsettled. - Ambrose Bierce
There was a young man of Dundoo, Whose limericks stopped at line 2. - Anonymous
When the tables are turned,whoever was full becomes hungry. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Without an opportunity, their abilities would have been wasted, and without their abilities, the opportunity would have arisen in vain. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Feeling grateful to breathe a new day. Gratitude is a way to submit to the flow of life. - Vishwas Chavan
...I remember the oily smoke of a cigarette suspended in a shaft of sunlight - with you, everything was beautiful... - John Geddes
All normal people love meat. If I went to a barbeque and there was no meat, I would say 'Yo Goober! Where's the meat!?' I'm trying to impress people here, Lisa. You don't win friends with salad. - Matt Groening
Nothing great was ever created without a great dream. - Debasish Mridha
Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism. - Mother Teresa
My father was often angry when I was most like him. - Lillian Hellman
I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way. - Franklin P. Adams
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
I applied at Tower Records on Sunset Boulevard after my band broke up. I really wanted to work there because it involved the love of my life, music. It was also located on the world famous Sunset Strip, a place I dreamed of going to ever since I was a teenager in the 80's to become a rock star. - K.D. Sanders
But he was one of those weak creatures, void of pride, timorous, anemic, hateful souls, full of shifty cunning, who face neither God nor man, who face not even themselves. - H.G. Wells
Our Lord took on a body like ours and lived as a man in order that those who had refused to recognize Him in His superintendence and capacity of the whole universe might come to recognize from the works He did here below in the body that what dwelled in this body was the Word of God. - Athanasius of Alexandria
I recommend happiness for you all,my wish for you, is you building wall of love,for love is thy father of happiness. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Family life was and always will be the foundation of any civilization. Destroy the family and you destroy the country. - Erin Pizzey
History proved many times that path of millions was often the wrong path! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The role of the therapist is to reflect the being/accepting self that was never allowed to be in the borderline. - Michael Adzema
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals. - Booker T. Washington
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created. - Albert Einstein
I wish you couldn't figure me out, but you'd always want to know what I was about - Kate Nash
i have learnt to live to please myself first instead of other people, when I lived to please others, I lay late in bed with my eyes open in the dark wondering who I was, now I know myself - Stan The Man SA
Democracy is not a form of government. It is a tool of government. Case in point, Stalinist USSR was a "democracy". - A.E. Samaan
Kurt pick his way around testing for heat before taking each step and avoiding places where the ash was heaps up. - Nick Hastings
She said that my good qualities were my bad qualities -- this I have come to realize is true of everyone. On the one hand, I was game, eager and perfectly ready to see what was in front of me. On the other hand, I had no sense of direction or destiny. - Laurie Colwin
Truth always prevails. Both divine and devil are two sides of the same coin. Rather, devil is in the divine and divine is in the devil. It is for us to make a conscious choice, whether we want to be devil or divine. Let us choose good over evil. - Vishwas Chavan
He didn't have to say much, It was all in his eyes ~ He didn't have to do much, It was enough, just to be at his side. - Nikki Rowe
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
Any great truth can -- and eventually will -- be expressed as a cliche -- a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, 'The black cat is always the last one off the fence.' I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true. - Solomon Short
I never set out to write a book to change women's lives, to change history. It's like, 'Who, me?' Yes, me. I did it. And I'm not that different from other women. ... Maybe my power and glory was that I could speak my truth as a woman and it was the truth of every woman. - Betty Friedan
To have my life accepted as just another ordinary life, to have it viewed as common and regular, was a singular moment. - Katherine A. Briccetti
She was stung by sharp regret thinking about the sheets and tablecloths, so costly and never used due to excessive regard. - Paolo Giordano
And it did me no good to recall particular conversations (if indeed these were particular conversations I was remembering so vividly, rather than inventions of my uneasy brain). Remembering clarified nothing. - Emma Donoghue
Shetani ni mungu wa dunia hii kwa wale wasiomwamini Mungu. Kwa wale wanaomwamini Mungu, Mungu ndiye Mungu wa dunia hii. - Enock Maregesi
To my words: There was once a wall between us. Now we walk together and greet the world. - A.D. Posey
It is fatal to suppose the great writer was too wise or too profound for us ever to understand him; to think of art so is not to praise but to murder it, for the next step after that tribute will be neglect of the masterpiece. - John Erskine
i think that i was a rat in rat wheel in my previous life... can not forget the habit - Hiroko Sakai
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
Until you lose your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is. - Margaret Mitchell
and she realized that she (her soul) was not at all involved, only her body, her body alone. The body that had betrayed her and that she had sent out into the world among other bodies. - Milan Kundera
She was simply Asha, a woman on her own. Had the situation been otherwise, she might not have come to know her own brain. - Katherine Boo
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
And who should have the money, indeed, if not your wives? They have everything to do with the money. What idea have you, but to waste it!""Women waste nothing--they couldn't if they tried," said Aaron Sisson. - D.H. Lawrence
I was burdened with an ever-growing heart on the verge of decay. To save myself, I had to give many pieces of my love away. I hope I can give it all to someone, someday. - Hubert Martin
Daphne’s thought in Nation: This was no time to go totally mad. You had to maintain standards. - Terry Pratchett
Whiteness is the color of death, you know, not black. Wetness is life, the breeder and shaper of life. In the beginning the sun was black. So all light was absorbed before it had a chance to return. And our dreams, then, were empty. - Jim Carroll
Who taught you how to discern the Truth? Was it a big liar or a little liar or no liar at all? We cannot expect honesty from those we deal with if we don’t even know how to tell when we’re being lied to. - A. Antares
France was a long despotism tempered by epigrams. - Thomas Carlyle
Just because a word or expression has an antiquity or was once widely used does not confer on it some special immunity - Bill Bryson
He loved her for almost everything she was & she decided that was enough to let him stay for a very long time. - Brian Andreas
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
You are that angel of paradise.You are that flower of heaven.This universe was longing for you,with endless love for infinite time. - Debasish Mridha
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
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children. - Kingsley Amis
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
The American Dream was freedom, not prosperity. Prosperity killed the American Dream. - Marty Rubin
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
The hard part wasn’t breaking up. The hard part is forcing myself to fall out of love with you. - Dominic Riccitello
She knew that nothing was ever as overwhelming or final as he seemed to think - that if he would wait, instead of shouting, there'd be less to shout over in the end. - Josephine Johnson
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
That day i realized, he was the reason for the birth of every star and galaxy in this universe. - Vanshika Dhyani
Love isn't a waste of time; if done with the right person - Wrushank Sorte
If he's not real, you'll know. Men have never washed a rented car. - Saleem Sharma
In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol - it was the worst 20 minutes of my life. - George Best
I was the first face you saw when you were born, you were bald as my hair ran black. Now yours the last face I saw before I died, your hair ran black, as I was bald. - Anthony Liccione
History was once the future, the future will create history. - Daniel J. Hill
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
It was that Moment when your fingers touched my skin for the first time I realised, how the fire can heal scars. - Akshay Vasu
...there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness, too. That was writing. - Markus Zusak
Never be defined by what has happened to you in the past, it was just a life lesson, not a life sentence. ~ - Donald Pillai
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion. - Arthur C. Clarke
We keep drifting till we see light. Seldom do we realize that the light was always there! - Avijeet Das
Ulysses was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it. - Orson Scott Card
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
Der Mensch lernt in der Katastrophe, menschlich zu leben, was er im Frieden nicht kann. - Friedrich Dürrenmatt
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
Life is like a pencil, it can either be wasted; or, be used to create something beautiful. - Juan F. Cisneros Cisneros
I see a good deal of talk from Washington about lowering taxes. I hope they do get 'em lowered enough so people can afford to pay 'em. - Will Rogers
Politics was his passion, but he wasn't suited for the rough-and-tumble of the game. He felt things too deeply. There was no wall between his head and his heart. - Anderson Cooper
People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice. - Charles Bukowski
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
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
The happiest moment i've ever felt was that moment when i discovered my ability to create. - Dr. Hazem Ali
I was taught to deceive by a great deceiver. Jenny will embrace me as a good man. Just as you did...before tonight. - Ken Cruickshank
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
If a man confessed anything on his death bed, it was the truth; for no man could stare death in the face and lie. - Richard Wright
The science fiction author, H.G. Wells was an avid supporter of eugenics and a believer in a hierarchy of the races. - A.E. Samaan
Sitting at the old patio table she’d cleared of leaves, she smiled and leaned back. The stars looked twisted in the limbs of the trees, like Christmas lights. She felt like part of the hollow around her was filling. She’d come here with too many expectations. - Sarah Addison Allen
Life will always have a different plan for you. If you don’t give up, you will eventually get to your destination. But towards the end of your life, you may look back and realize that it was never really about the destination; it was the journey that counted. - King Samuel Benson
The father of Egyptology was Father Athanasius Kircher. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
(A point of view of a stupidy of mankind)...Hey... did you check out the book by Stephen King in 7 June published??... (I was talking to one friend if I can put him as a friend...)The teacher says "Stop with this books.."... pff I said once not twice, why to stop? - Deyth Banger
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
It was a red-flannel chest-protector, one of those large quasi-hygienic objects that with pills and medicines take the place of beneficial relics and images among the Protestant peoples of Christendom. - H.G. Wells
George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping? - Jeff Melvoin
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
I know it's painful growing,I bet the changes was painful too.But nothing is as painful as being somewhere you don't belong. Obviously. - Touaxia Vang
The exquisite kindliness of her manner suggested that their relationship was of no possible consequence, that she could not pay him the tribute of hostility. - Ayn Rand
He'd fought hard, Lida told me, as if there was another way to fight. - John Green
Even if I die, you keep living okay? Live to see the end of this world, and to see why it was born. Live to see why a weak girl like me ended up here... And the reason you and I met. - Lachi
It was possible that he was making some progress in his mental health condition by seeing me. - Holly Goldberg Sloan
You are the author of your success, daily writing a new page to the book of your life. Be inspired. Believe in yourself. Practice at becoming an excellent person at what you want. Rome wasn't built in a day, so have patience, as you build your life with success and boldness. - Mark F. LaMoure
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. - Anna Freud
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
I'm not the person I used to be. I never was. - Marty Rubin
In 5-billion years the Sun will expand & engulf our orbit as the charred ember that was once Earth vaporizes. Have a nice day. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Mrs. Murdo, walkind even more briskly to keep her spirits up, was crossing Harken Square when something fell to the pavement just in front of her with a terrific thump. How extraordinary, she thought, bending to pick it up. It was sort of a bundle. She began to untie it. - Jeanne DuPrau
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
What counted was not the facts but the fears. - Max Lerner
I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed reading accident. I hit a book mark and flew across the room. - Steven Wright
Work, Mrs. Hill knew, might not be a cure for all ailments, but it was a sovereign remedy against the more brooding kinds. - Jo Baker
Hanya masalah waktu untuk kita menjadi dewasa. Saat itu tiba, baik dan buruk samar batasnya. Seperti menorehkan putih di atas hitam. - Novi Zadia
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours. - John F. Kennedy
Literature was the passport to enter a larger life; that is, the zone of freedom. Literature was freedom. Especially in a time in which the values of reading and inwardness are so strenuously challenged, literature is freedom. - Susan Sontag
I was just an option.Blown easily to piecesand offered to the skyby the sweet laced painupon your lips. - Jessica Kristie
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
Inspiring leadership communication is not about great oratory or great charisma; rather it is about getting others to believe in themselves and believe in your cause, and then achieve more than they thought was possible. - Kevin Murray
As pity moved into that hole inside her, she discovered how distant pity was from hate, how very far it was from love.
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
Because what could be more Casablanca? Suddenly Harlow saw that what she’d always wanted was a man of principle. A man of action. A domestic terrorist. Every girl’s dream, if she can’t have a vampire. (Chapter four pg 202) - Karen Joy Fowler
She realizes she doesn't know as much as God but feels she knows as much as God knew when he was her age. - Dorothy Parker
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. None of Nature's landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild. - John Muir
That man can interrogate as well as observe nature was a lesson slowly learned in his evolution. - Sir William Osler
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
I wasn't born to cook or clean,but to read and write,if you don't like me the way I am,then go fly a kite. - Besa Kosova
If everyone sweeps their own doorstep, their own neighbourhoods, the world will be a clean, pure and healthy place for life to prosper. - Vishwas Chavan
It is sweet to think I was a companion in an expedition that never ends - Czesław Miłosz
Only a blind man could have lived through these last years without seeing what was bearing down upon us; so I made myself blind as I could manage. I wanted to believe the worst was behind me, and I found an easy way to make it so. I simply turned my back on what was coming. - John Wray
God never said that we wouldn’t have unfair situations, that we wouldn’t experience loss. But He promised if we would stay in faith, He would restore everything that was stolen. - Joel Osteen
He had won, easily. This was something else he could do, and do well, and his Dad had been there to witness his success. - Michael Braccia
Nay, tempt me not to love again: There was a time when love was sweet; Dear Nea! had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet! But oh! this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one! Would I endure such pangs again. - Sir Thomas More
I was raised right I talk about people behind their backs. It's called manners. - Kathy Griffin
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. Wasting time is merely an occupation then, and a most exhausting one. Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen. - Jerome K. Jerome
That was the moment when Alice knew for sure that she and Charlie Erdling would be friends for the rest of their lives. - Sarah Weeks
Freud thought that a psychosis was a waking dream, and that poets were daydreamers too, but I wonder if the reverse is not as often true, and that madness is a fiction lived in like a rented house - William H. Gass
A day without love and gratitude is a day without significance and wasted. - Debasish Mridha
Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life. - Alan Lakein
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
I do. I choose you, which is to choose him and the others and to say Everything I was ever told of love was so simple as to be untrue. Let me see for myself what you desire beside me. Let me look it in the face and kiss him. - Jameson Fitzpatrick
The key to happiness is loving yourself. For years I have struggled to reach this point and even now at the age of 20 I will be honest in saying I am not 100% there yet. However, I will say I am much closer to that 100 than I was 5 years ago. - Gabriela M. Sanchez
Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way. - Rosa Parks
She hadn't chosen him over all the others. The truth was that she hadn't even thought about anyone else. - Paolo Giordano
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
So I let her go, too. And I'm sorry. I know you loved her. It was hard not to.Takumi - John Green
The moment you realize your eyes hurt not because of rubbing them, but because of the tears you wasted, on him. - Athena Kamalei
Reality is such a pain. Those of us who were fed up with that kind of reality decided to remake it. We’d set up a partition, separate what’s important to us from what was trash, put only the things we loved on our side, and got rid of the rest. - Ryohgo Narita
The doctors cannot make the ignorant think, cannot hope to bring home the sufferings of millions; only one of ourselves can someday do that...It will need great courage but it will be done, because all things must work toward ultimate good; there is no real wastage and no destruction. - Radclyffe Hall
LIBERTY, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. - George Washington
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
It wasn’t worth it, but at the time it was. And that’s all that mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
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
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
All along it was not by stunts of glory, but by touch and laughter and tears that Jesus has healed and restored. - Kayla McClurg
When i was younger, one piece of advice from a mentor stuck with me for years...."When shaking someones hand make sure its strong and confident. For 1st impressions last and your character is automatically assumed in that one second of greeting... - Daleen Van Tonder
If there was ever a time to create, it is now! - Michele Jennae
There is a distinct difference between Darkness and Satan. Darkness is silence, the void, Zen; nothingness. Satan was a pig-headed being who fought to get his way. Wake up! Don't let him have his way anymore. - Solange nicole
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
I wanted to stand on the kind of holy ground that wasn't curated by church professionals, where a burning bush could blaze forth in defiance of safety regulations and outside of regular office hours. - Sara Miles
It doesn't matter that Cathy was what I have called a monster. Perhaps we can't understand Cathy, but on the other hand we are capable of many things in all directions, of great virtues and great sins. And who in his mind has not probed the black water? - John Steinbeck
You will never know everything. Knowledge unfolds as we move forward. Sitting back and waiting to know everything before we do anything is a waste of life.~ I Am Another You - Priya Kumar
Perfect, complete, needing nothing, simply all there was, was the dark. - Laurell K. Hamilton
When was the last time someone ran their fingers through the knots of your soul? - Maza-Dohta
I'm back... and you knew I was coming. On my way here I passed a cinema with the sign 'The Mummy Returns'. - Margaret Thatcher
...Where we got to know eachother. Not just with words, it was how we observed eachother's movements. The way your smile only effected the lower half of your face. How our hands moved when they were close: as if they had minds of their own. - Elaine Turnbo
The more I lived with Jan, the more I loved her, the more I made her miserable. It was a vicious cycle (page 209)……The more I loved her the more I hated her. And the more she loved me, the more I harmed myself (page 269). - Marvin Gaye
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
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. - George Washington
She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful and life was so short.
Their banter was rich and comfortable, their teasing intimate and profound; their 'I love you' without the use of those startling words. - Sarah Winman
If peace was really within reach wasn't it immoral to fail? - Lawrence Wright
There's more than one way to be a person. Actually, there are more than two or three ways. You'd think that was obvious, but I find that often it is not. The world is essentially a collection of teams. Life is a process of deciding which ones we're going to join. - Meghan Daum
I never saw it coming; I never thought you’d leave, but baby what you gave me was the courage to find me. - Lorii Myers
I do not pretend to say that I was not very much pleased with him; but while I have Udolpho to read, I feel as if nobody could make me miserable. - Jane Austen
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.... - Unknown
He often paused before he spoke. She thought this exquisite; it was as though he had such regard for his listener that he wanted his words strung together in the best possible way. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
My hometown was so dull that one time the tide went out and never came back. - Fred Allen
If this world always made sense and there wasn't the gloomy dark nights that awakened your soul, you would never grow ~ you would never become, nor seek greater version of yourself. - Nikki Rowe
His older self had taught his younger self a language which the older self knew because the younger self, after being taught, grew up to be the older self and was, therefore, capable of teaching. - Robert A. Heinlein
She was the sky full of surprises. Her dreams were blue and breathtaking as a bright day and her secrets were dark and poetic as a cold night. Either way, she was the most beautiful mess that one had ever come across. - Akshay Vasu
There's an old saying that if you come back to the place where you became a man, you will remember all those things you need to be happy... That saying never made sense to me, but I thought it was worth a try. - Henry Bromel
She was asked, What do you see in him?Taken aback, she replied, What does he see in me?Others too wondered why she chose him not as handsome as the others, not one with a lot of possessions or even status, but little did they know, as little minds go, that she chose the one who wanted her most. - Donna Lynn Hope
Was it magic? Of course it was. - Brian Jacques
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
I had lots of good intentions but I wasted them on people who didn't deserve them... - Bellamkonda Avinash Babu
Elizabeth served herself to Vlad upon the Lazy Susan (Susan wasn’t lazy. She was actually dead." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
yEvery man's endeavor was imbued with responsibility - Philip Roth
Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. - Sir William Osler
The older he got, the less he believed and then the less he believed the more capable he was of believing. "Such a cool paradox." He said. - Jill McCorkle
A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed. - William James
Washington once advised his adopted grandson that where there is no occasion for expressing an opinion, it is best to be silent. For there is nothing more certain than that it is at all times more easy to make enemies than friends. - Ron Chernow
A relationship without trust is a waste of time - Prince simus
He was sceptical about the value of almost all work, save for the pleasure it gives the worker,' reported Virginia Woolf. 'He works only because he likes it. - Richard Davenport-Hines
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
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 eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. - Bible
All that day she felt as if she were acting in a theatre with better actors than herself, and that her bad performance was spoiling the whole affair. - Leo Tolstoy
Blood was its Avatar and its seal. - Edgar Allan Poe
His heart was as great as the world, but there was no room in it to hold the memory of a wrong - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman. - Virginia Woolf
The loudest noise I ever heard was; the ghost of my heart whining in my chest. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
The garden was full of sorrowSongbirds and unusual winds whistled a rhymeClouds caused to appear and cast down darknessFor this was the first day the sun didn't shine - John E. Wordslinger
No tear, is a wasted tear, if it spills out for love, whether in good times or bad. - Anthony Liccione
You boys going to get somewhere, or just going?" We didn't understand his question, and it was a damned good question. - Jack Kerouac
When silence greeted her question, she looked at Caine—for that was how he saw himself in that moment and in all the moments after: his brother’s murderer. - V.S. Carnes
No one knows who they are more than someone who changes their identity (before I became a farmer, I was a leadership coach). - M.C. Humphreys
The fallacy in Peter's mind was this: he believed his relationship was dependent on his consistency in producing the qualities he thought had earned him the Lord's approval. - Lloyd John Ogilvie
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
Please DO waste art materials. Use paper. Empty paint jars. Deplete pens. if it's teaching you stuff, it's not being wasted. - Danny Gregory
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
She wasn't scared of going deep, deep down in a world of no air and little light - Katherine Paterson
Over time, I realized I wasn't necessarily seeing people or things at their best or worst; instead, I was simply seeing things as they were.There didn't seem to be a moral high road to take in most situations, and "What's the right thing to do?" wasn't an easy question. - Dee Williams
At a time India was known as golden bird because of its huge amount of gold assets. Let's make India once again the same golden bird full of innovation and technology. - Prakhar Srivastav
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - George Washington
I was good and bad, but never wicked. - Anne Rice
"Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness. - Mary Oliver
That was his tactic. Make them want know something they never wanted to know. Lure them into the trap of knowledge. - Sahana Epari
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it. - Mark Twain
The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself - something that's in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered. - Tina Turner
Gazing into his eyes, I was lost in their intensity. It was like looking into the bluest sky and carrying on to infinity. I felt mesmerised, hypnotised and transfixed all at once. - Pat Spence - Blue Moon
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
30 cents, two transfers, loveThinking hard about you I got on the bus and paid 30 cents car fare and asked the driver for two transfers before discovering that I was alone. - Richard Brautigan
When you feel that a relationship is not same as it was and it is lacking the old charm, love, and magic - give it some space. We often complicate things by wondering how to fix it. At times, just some space and unsaid love can heal even those wounds that are deeply engraved. - Nikita Dudani
While others were dreaming about it - I was getting it done. - Nathan W. Morris
Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it. - Steve Jobs
Public education was not founded to give society what it wants. Quite the opposite. - May Sarton
You see a dead enemy soldier and you say, At least it wasn’t one of ours. You see a dead American soldier—one of your own—and you say, At least it wasn’t me. You lose a friend and you say, To hell with this. Get me out of here. - Donald Malarkey
Nobody was ever meant to remember or invent what he did with every cent. - Robert Frost
Who was it that hurt you,stole light out of your eyes?Cut a hole in your heartand let the love drain dry?Who was so damn careless,to leave you with such scars?Where will you find healing?Right here, within my arms. - John Mark Green
Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans. - Jimmy Carter
As she laughed I was aware of becoming involved in her laughter and being part of it, until her teeth were only accidental stars with a talent for squad-drill. - T.S. Eliot
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
Some Christians believe the harder that one thinks, the colder faith will grow. Augustine grew more brilliant as he grew more pious, more creative as he became more orthodox. His period of heresy was imitative, but his traditional Christianity took mental risks. - John Mark Reynolds
It's traditional for an heiress to be raised in a sheltered way. No one thinks that's true of me, but it actually was. - Paris Hilton
You find the meaning in life by giving yourself away not by satisfying yourself. The most gratifying thing, at 73 years old, is to be able to think that your life was used to help others.
...she cried because prejudice outlives passion and because she was sentimentally patriotic. - Irène Némirovsky
This was not Aunt Dahlia, my good and kindly aunt, but my Aunt Agatha, the one who chews broken bottles and kills rats with her teeth. - P.G. Wodehouse
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. - Crazy Horse
One of my greatest failures: I was trying to cut a piece of moment so that I could erase it.One of my greatest achievements:I have learnt to ignore my futureless past. - Munia Khan
The commendable efforts of preachers to Europe is that Superstition regarding work and wealth was broken. Everybody now knows that wealth comes only from hard work, not from some superstitious beliefs. - Sunday Adelaja
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
If you live each day as it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right - Steve Jobs
If they ask you about me, tell them She was the only girl who loved me with honesty, and I broke her.. - Shahrazad al-Khalij
There is an astonishing imagination, even in the science of mathematics... We repeat, there was far more imagination in the head of Archimedes than in that of Homer. - Voltaire
Possibly, there was something to be said for the intellectual discipline of second-guessing what you thought was true. - Kwame Anthony Appiah
Why was it, she asked herself, that "animals can sometimes subdue their predatory ways in only a few months, while humans, despite centuries of refinement, can quickly grow more savage than any beast? - Diane Ackerman
Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought? - Joan Didion
For, in his opinion, to study nature was a form of worship. - Iain Pears
She said his music was tuned to the biggest music there ever was, the music of the stars. - Kurt Vonnegut
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
Except for my daughters, I have not grieved for any death as I have grieved for . His was a great and beautiful spirit, he was a man all man, from crown to footsoles. My reverence for him was deep and genuine. Mark Twain - his
Life is merely a minute long; Don't waste your seconds. - Andrea L'Artiste
Surely, the Creator was with me in every circumstance. He has granted me a successful completion of my doctorate degree. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Anyone who is considered funny will tell you, sometimes without even your asking, that deep inside they are very serious, neurotic, introspective people. - Wendy Wasserstein
it’s that sense of powerlessness that destroyed my soul. i cannot be as good as i would like to be.nor as bad as i think i need to be.i think you have the same doubts that your goodness was not rewarded - Paulo Coelho
The best way to maximize your time is by not wasting time. This requires planning and having an awareness of how you spend your time throughout the day. - Tasha Hoggatt
Well, that's your opinion, isn't it? And I'm not about to waste my time trying to change it. - Lady Gaga
I wasn’t ready to think about the other yet: that it wasn’t that I wasn’t right for Macon, but that maybe he wasn’t right for me. There was a difference. Even for someone who things didn’t come easy for, someone like me. - Sarah Dessen
Window washers increase the vision in the windows of the buildings; wisdom quotes do the same thing in the eyes of the people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Why would I hate you?""Because I was being, as Oscar made a point of telling me later, the most unlikable version of myself - Meg Leger
I certainly wasn't happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can't earn, and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time; I mean joy. - Ursula K. LeGuin
That day we held our hands and each other was indeed a beautiful dream. But, we all wake up in the end. - Luke Blaise Pereira
She was born of space. And starlight. But she bled wrath. And vengeance.."[From Current Work In Progress] - Jenna Streety
Everyone in the life before was cranky, I think, because they just wanted to know.--After I Was Thrown in the River and Before I Drowned - Dave Eggers
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
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
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
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
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 I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDEDFOR THE EXISTENCE OF GODWAS MUSIC - Kurt Vonnegut
Saul's vitals were not human, but familiar:he never told me he was from another world:I never told him I was from his future. - Joe Haldeman
To know the cause why music was ordain'd! Was it not to refresh the mind of a man after his studies or his usual pain? - William Shakespeare
Yes, we know you are a graduate with PhD. But when was the last time you chase after a book shop to buy and read a book at your own volition to obtain an information for your self-development? Knowledge doesn't chase people; people chase knowledge and information. - Israelmore Ayivor
When you are on a time bound purposeful journey, rest is not just idleness but wastefulness. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
So that was where we were in our relationship.Derwent’s scale ran all the way from wouldn’t piss-on-you-if-you-were-on-fire to would-kill-for-you-no-need-to-ask-twice. I was quite glad to be somewhere near the middle. - Jane Casey
The deformity of Christ forms you. If he had not willed to be deformed, you would not have recovered the form which you had lost. Therefore he was deformed when he hung on the cross. But his deformity is our comeliness. In this life, therefore, let us hold fast to the deformed Christ. - Augustine of Hippo
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
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
Mark Twain said the difference between the right word and the almost right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug, and people think he was good, right ? Didn't write any decent characters, as far as I can tell, but otherwise fine. - Adam Rex
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
It was heaven. Forget angels, forget St. Peter and glittering harpsichords. Heaven was a dance in the arms of one's true love. - Julia Quinn
Reach for all the purpose you can and in the end you will find that it was fulfilled - Blake Higginbotham
Where there is love, there will be an abundance of success and love. However, love is something within us. So focus on your own self-worthiness, and love will begin to blossom within you, around you, for you and for others in your life. - Vishwas Chavan
Serendipity was my tour guide, assisted by caprice - Pico Iyer
He was scanning her soul continuously and inevitably she became his soul stripper... I guess this is what you may call an action and reaction of their spirits - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
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
Gods were preserved but languages were exterminated: thus was the conqueror’s will - Belcampo
Many people make the mistake of saving money by wasting time. - J.R. Rim
Don't waste today by talking about yesterday until it's finally tomorrow. - Tim Fargo
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.
It took me a long time to learn the difference between working on a healthy relationship and wasting my time on a long goodbye. Never again! - Steve Maraboli
I wasnt political in order to be political - Jerzy Grotowski
He was the perfect soldier: he went where you sent him, and stayed where you put him, and had no idea of his own to keep him from doing exactly what you told him. - Dashiell Hammett
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
I saw that all things I feared, and which feared me, had nothing good or bad in them save insofar as the mind was affected by them. - Baruch Spinoza
Once people learned how to believe in something, that skill started spilling over to other parts of their lives, until they started believing they could change. Belief was the ingredient that made a reworked habit loop into a permanent behavior. - Charles Duhigg
Your "Self" was created in the image and likeness of your creator. How can you believe that your "self" can be improved? Self improvement is contradictory to your creation. - Sumner Davenport
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
Perhaps it was Rudy who kept her sane, with the stupidity of his talk, his lemon-soaked hair, and his cockiness. He seemed to resonate with a kind of confidence that life was still nothing but a joke - an endless succession of soccer goals, trickery, and a constant repertoire of meaningless chatter. - Markus Zusak
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 fingers caressed the column of my tense throat. I shivered in fear. I hated not being able to see what was happening, it forced me to feel everything. - C.J. Roberts
That melting pot stuff was always more about what this country wanted to believe about itself than the way people really felt. - Wally Lamb
She was poetry written in pen, scribbled and scrawled again and again. - Hubert Martin
I wish I was friends with things," he said at last, "but I'm not. I never had anything to be friends with, and I can't bear people. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
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
Everything worth knowing about the 1980s I learned from obsessively reading Bloom County collections when I was nine and Derek Jarman's diaries when I was twenty. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
We thought it was nice of you to let him have a go, because, in England, he wouldn't be trusted with a pair of scissors. - Russell Brand
A man needed somebody. There wasn't anybody around, so you had to make up somebody, make him up to be like a man should be. It wasn't make-believe or cheating. The other way was make-believe and cheating: living your life without a man like him around. - Charles Bukowski
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
Here we are then, I was thinking, in a war to the finish between everything I love and everything I hate. Fine. We will win and they will lose. A pity that we let them pick the time and place of the challenge, but we can and we will make up for that. - Christopher Hitchens
True wit is nature to advantage dressed;What oft was thought, but ne'er so well expressed. - Alexander Pope
Crying was an acceptable outlet, even if it made you feel raw and empty inside, it was still better than that build up of resentment that grew from not letting your emotions out.- My Bestfriend's Girl - - Dorothy Koomson
I did realize, as do you, how blessed I was to know bookjoy, the private pleasure of savoring text. - Pat Mora
All these years I've been feeling like I was growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown. - Oprah Winfrey
They told me adventures were over, so I got off the internet and got on a plane. They told me kindness was a thing of the past, so I spent a year helping others in need. They told me love was dead, so I fell into it. Head over heels. - Abby Lass
Fight ever on: this earthly stuff If used God’s way will be enough. Face to the firing line o friendFight out life’s battle to the end. One soldier, when the fight was red,Threw down his broken sword and fled.Another snatched it, won the day, With what his comrade flung away. - Edwin Markham
I’ve been firmly grounded in reality since I was a child, and I’m still waiting for it to impress me. - Jessica Conoley
I was just trying to open the door... but the walls fall down - Saket Assertive
For, like the wind, the sun, or the flowing river, like a soaring man-of-war or a beetle under a stone, like a spider at a web or a crab scuttling sideways across a shore, Nimrod was free. - Andrea Levy
I leveled the gun and fired until it was empty. - Rachel Brady
It was earliest morning, when even small trees cast long shadows and scarlet foxes trot denward through the dew like flecks of fire. - Gene Wolfe
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. - Francis Bacon
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 was forged in the fire of greatness and chiseled by her to be a legend. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
I could have been a lot more, if the reason to was you - Devjeet Chawdhary
Life is sacred"? Who said so? God? Hey, if you read history, you realize that God is one of the leading causes of death! Has been for thousands of years! Hindus, Muslims, Jews, Christians; all taking turns killing each other because God told 'em it was a good idea. - George Carlin
George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie. - Mark Twain
It was a prayer that he had never said before, because it was a prayer without words or pleas. - Paulo Coelho
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
While the archetype of the tinker is generally the whipping person in classical bedtimes stories, this particular individual was a tinker by trade and just happened to be economically disadvantaged. - James Finn Garner
The sacred sense of beyond, of timelessness, of a world which had an eternal value and the substance of which was divine had been given back to me today by this friend of mine who taught me dancing. - Hermann Hesse
Journalism largely consists of saying 'Lord Jones is Dead' to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive. - G. K. Chesterton
Don't waste water on washing your shirt, use photoshop! - EverSkeptic
(Uncle) would remark that it was impossible to get by without such a (portentous and whimsical) tone when speaking of many things of this world, and especially of the things not entirely of this world. - Vladimir Odoevsky
Life is agid, life is fulgid. Life is what the least of us make most of us feel the least of us make the most of. Life is a burgeoning, a quickening of the dim primordial urge in the murky wastes of time. - Willard Van Orman Quine
She Accepted Him The Way He Is , A Broke Guy , with a broken heart, it was not material she aimed for but love she got ! - rochdi rais
I was in a department store and the clerk came up to me and said "do you want to lay on the couch' I said "Where's your clip board? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Miranda was dark, like a midnight sky. But as she fell, her eyes shone like stars themselves. - Dyls Downs
No man was ever a great success traveling an easy pre-made road. All great things REQUIRE sweat, tears and maybe even some blood spilled to be accomplished. The average man walks the easy road, the innovators CREATE the road! - Levon Peter Poe
To be a seed in a world, is to remain safe almost unharmed living within a shell to protect you from the exterior world, what a risk it was to chose to bud and prosper into a little sprout unaware of what you will become, yet fearlessly ready to trust the process along the way. - Nikki Rowe
This nation was founded by many men of many nations and backgrounds. It was founded on the principle that all men are created equal, and that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened. - John F. Kennedy
He felt something trickle down his face and he wiped it away irritably. When he looked at the back of his hand, he found trails of red. He had never cried in his life; in fact, he could not cry with no tear ducts. But now, at last, he was. He was crying tears of blood. For her. - Phillip W. Simpson
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
What a great and happy place the world was! But you had to be big and grown-up before you could do just what you liked. - Neil M Gunn
That God had a plan, I do not doubt.But what if His plan was, that we would do better? - Mary Oliver
To live a life without awakening is to leave it as it was begun. - Belsebuub
Gratitude washes all of my worries and my stress away. - Akiroq Brost
To respect law, a man carries mercy with his endeavours. To respect ethics, he moves on wasteful relationships. - Harshit Walia
Don't try to create the world in your image-that was God's mistake. - Marty Rubin
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
Let me nurture my wings, for I was born to fly. - Ankita Singhal
What I wanted to do was work with kids with behavioral and emotional handicaps. It's a puzzle, learning each child, because each child is different.
Courage, the original definition of courage, when it first came into the English language it’s from the Latin word cor, meaning heart and the original definition was to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart. - Brené Brown
If Jesus came back and saw what was going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing-up. - Woody Allen
To me, chocolate was the sole reason we on this earth. - Esi Edugyan
People want one book to read about the topic and to learn everything, unfortunately I was the same guy, the same person. Who wanted the same, but most stuff and for the most clever and intelligent people is mystery. - Deyth Banger
Nothing is a waste of time unless you think it is. - Marty Rubin
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 wanted to be a politician and a movie star. But I was born a writer. If you're born that, you can't change it. You're going to do it whether you want to or not. - Gore Vidal
Behind every successful innovation, was a presentation in a closed room - Aayush Jain
Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven. - Washington Irving
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
With love a man can live longer - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
My spirit will rise from the grave and the world will see i was right. - Adolf Hitler
Minnie Spotted Wolf from Butte, Montana, was the first Native American to enlist in the Marine Corps Womens' Reserve. Spotted Wolf joined in 1943. She commented that Marine Corps boot camp was "hard, but not that hard. - Tom Holm
Zoe leaned closer to Ruth, nearly nose to nose. If they were made from better stuff, they would have pretended the fault was theirs. They would have made a moment of it--a pretty moment. - Michael Benzehabe
Who would wave a flag to be rescued if they had a desert island of their own? That was the thing that spoilt Robinson Crusoe. In the end he came home. There never ought to be an end. - Arthur Ransome
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
The heart wasn't designed to decide it was designed to feel. - Wordions
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
At the first kiss I felt something melt inside me that hurt in an exquisite way. All my longings, all my dreams and sweet anguish, All the secrets that slept deep within me came awake, Everything was transformed and enchanted, everything made sense. - Hermann Hesse
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
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
if it was time that made me lost what we were, then i hate time... - Maira Zafred Marinho Mesel
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
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
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method. - Jack Kerouac
Moving on will show you a lot about who you are, what you truly want, & what you have no desire to waste your time on. - April Mae Monterrosa
All that helter-skelter about strings and memories was only relevant in the dark. It was light out now and time to put away childish things. - Benjamin Brindise
I didn't know it was possible to simultaneously hate and ache for someone. - Stephanie Perkins
What are you good at?" asked the owner."Going after what I believe in." That was the only possible reply; she had spent her life in pursuit of what she believed in. The only problem was that she believed in something different everyday. - Paulo Coelho
The victims of Ankara peace rally sacrificed their lives for peace and their only wish was We Want Peace. - Widad Akreyi
What if my name was Daniel, Lucas, Noah. Lucas Harris, That doesn't sound right. I think I'll stick with Nate. - Nathan Harris
Turn your heart into a temple of beauty and kindness.With tears of love, wash the world from hatred and sadness. - Debasish Mridha
Specifically, I’d like to debate whether cannibalism ought to be grounds for leniency in murders, since it’s less wasteful. - Bill Watterson
...hell was a great fiery-hot music hall, he thought, where untuned instruments scraped and shrieked in diabolical cacophany... - Annie Proulx
Know that tomorrow will bring clarity where before was only fog. In the final summation, it is not other's expectations that slay us, but our over compensatory reactions in regard - C.B. Smith
When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. - Marv Levy
I was so hungry to learn. My mother drilled this into me. When you read,she said, you know--and you can help yourself and others. - Carole Boston Weatherford
Instead, we talked about the reasons to support political leaders who support us, never mind party labels. It was the kind of campaigning only a movement could do. - Gloria Steinem
Having less worries is what allows me to talk to beggars in the street or tell jokes at waitresses and try to make them smile. I couldn't do that before, when I had a job and was always worried about money. - Robin Sacredfire
When Malingeau drew himself from his long sleep, the music was still droning in his head. Christelle was already gone. She had taken care to scribble a line on a scrap of paper."I drank your body until my thirst was worn. - Fiston Mwanza Mujila
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
They support freedom for themselves and slavery for everyone else, and they use the freedom of the market to disguise this fact. Economic coercion is just a different form of force, which they couple with the fraud of calling it freedom. I was like them, but I will never be like them again. - Robert Peate
It was a subtle refinement of God to learn Greek when he wished to write a book and that he did not learn it better. - Friedrich Nietzsche
He was a burning and a shining light. - Bible
It was not about keeping a man; it was a lesson on how not to become an ugly woman. - Yiyun Li
There was, I think, a prevailingimpression common to the provincial mind, that his misfortune wasthe result of the defective moral quality of his being a stranger. - Bret Harte
You sip the water from the same ocean in which all the hope was lost. Us - Saleem Sharma
Its not been fallen in love its about realized who you fall in love with and what true love really cost. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
For a flicker of a moment I imagined a world completely different from the one I'd always known, a world in which I was treated with fairness, even kindness-- a world in which fathers didn't sell their daughters. - Arthur Golden
Someone told me sleep was the cousin of death and followin’ the dollar finds nothin’ but stress. - Mac Miller
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
Your old grade book is a waste of space and time. Don't hesitate; just throw it Out. - Starr Sackstein
Sorrow was like the wind. It came in gusts. - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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
How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape. - Christopher Hitchens
But when reality was hopeless, fantasy became more and more necessary. - Michael Grant
[R]aising children ... was about identifying and amplifying their strengths and virtues, and helping them find the niche where they can live these positive traits to the fullest. - Martin E.P. Seligman
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
He wept bitter tears over the death of his enemy. It was his enemy, after all, who knew him best and kept him up at night. - Donna Lynn Hope
Learning, learned people knew, was a multilingual enterprise ["Absolute English," Aeon, February 4, 2015]. - Michael Gordin
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
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves? - Walt Whitman
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
Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime. - Mineko Iwasaki
Islam is going to rise, Once again. - Waseem Latif
When I tried to understand consciousness, I found out how simple it was, but we try to make it so complicated. - Debasish Mridha
Well, here we are."Sometimes a statement of the bloody obvious was the only appropriate way forward. As if to give life ceremonious permission to proceed. - Michel Faber
Some women have kissed—and some are kissing—a lot of frogs, even though the very first man that they have each kissed was and is still a prince. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When I thought I felt better, grief shot its silver tip arrow at my heart to remind me that it was still there.Excerpt From: Holster, S.G. Thirty Seconds to Die. iBooks. This material may be protected by copyright.Check out this book on the iBooks Store - S.G. Holster
Bernice was fascinated by Trinket because she wore her sexuality as openly as a fragrant perfume. She was also amazed by the fact that Trinket found life so easy and satisfying. - K. Ford K.
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
Still the most magical day of my life was the day I became a mom. - Linda Becker
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few; and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. - George Washington
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less. - Susan B. Anthony
Life is something that really cannot be explained. It got to be experienced! For experiencing life to its fullest an attitudes of openness, gratefulness, happiness, flexibility are required. But most of all 'being in love' is crucial to live life to its fullest potential. - Vishwas Chavan
To sneer at his imperfect attempt was very bad breeding. - Emily Brontë
After I was diagnosed with celiac disease, I said yes to food, with great enthusiasm. . . . I vowed to taste everything I could eat, rather than focusing on what I could not. - Shauna James Ahern
The child, unhampered, does not waste time. - Caroline Pratt
For once reality and his brains came into contact and the result was fatal. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Ryder Delaney was the one imperfection in my life.He was the bad boy,black sheep,the one your mother always warned you about.He had only one hard-and-fast rule-Don't Fall In Love - Paige Weaver
Who you are today is the outcome of the choices you have made in the past. Choices that you will make today, will shape your future. - Vishwas Chavan
Sleeping was her latest discovery. 'It's so wonderful. One simply shuts one's eyes, that's all. It's so delicious. - Katherine Mansfield
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
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
For it was intelligence that was the thin line between endearing rapscallion and idiot bastard. - Éibhear the Contemptible - G.A. Aiken
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt. - Rene Descartes
When the world told the caterpillar its life was over, the butterfly objected, My life has just begun. - Matshona Dhliwayo
At twenty-four she imagined with dread that she was growing old. - Jean Rhys
The greatest thing you will ever give to the world is your committment to leave what you find in better condition than the way you found it. Leave a single light in a place where there was once darkness so those coming behind you may see further and begin where you left. - Tonny K. Brown
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
He was a product of a culture where it was generally counterproductive to hold grudges. - H.W. Brands
You wanted a wife but I wasstill a girl. - Kate Chisman
If heaven was hot and hell was chilly, tell me, why would you go to heaven? - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
I'm not a writer. Ernest Hemingway was a writer. I just have a vivid imagination and type 90 WPM. - Tiffany Madison
Sticking to one person for a lifetime is not a waste of time or lack of better ones, it means you've found your place of eternity. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I really think the range of emotions and perceptions I have had access to as a black person and as a female person are greater than those of people who are neither.... So it seems to me that my world did not shrink because I was a black female writer. It just got bigger. - Toni Morrison
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
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
He was a wonderful man. And when a man is that special, you know it sooner than you think possible. You recognize it instinctively, and you're certain that no matter what happens, there will never be another one like him. - Nicholas Sparks
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
That new technologies and techniques would be forthcoming was a fundamental article of Christian faith. Hence, no bishops or theologians denounced clocks or sailing ships--although both were condemned on religious grounds in various non-Western societies. - Rodney Stark
I, like you, was not depraved or defected before birth but created to be magnificent, a wonderful and freeing realization - simple but explosive. - David W. Earle
The world was made by God's Word...make your own world with your words. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
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
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
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
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
All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible. - T. E. Lawrence
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.
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
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
He was the oldest. When we left Kentucky, our folks told him to look after me. Didn't say a word to me. Wouldn't have occurred to them. - Micheal Punke
True spirituality respects the vessel of creation we call human and intuits that because this vessel was created by God, it could only ever be perfect—even if it does need some fine-tuning from time to time. - Tehya Sky
It was as if we'd known each other for a thousand years. - C.J. English
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and there discovered was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. - Oprah Winfrey
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
I was thinking as small children think, as if my thoughts or wishes had the power to reverse the narrative, change the outcome. - Joan Didion
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
Never believe someone cares for you because of other people's reactions. Sometimes you have to drown out the noise from the crowd, in order to figure out if there is a song playing between the two of you or simply annoying static that you thought was a tune. - Shannon L. Alder
Don't waste your time in judging people,Give them what you have so they learn. - sadashivan
My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted. - Steven Wright
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
Solara: I didn't think you'd ever give up the book, I thought it was too important to youEli: It was, I was carrying and reading it everyday, got so caught up in protecting it, I forgot to live by what I'd learnt from itSolara: And what's that?Eli: To do more for others than you do for yourself - Book of Eli Movie
She wasn't entirely sure how she felt, All she knew was that he entered her world And she felt more alive than she had before, secretly wishing he was feeling the same. - Nikki Rowe
Her smile was like laughter to me— it bubbled in like champagne. - Atticus
A horse that loves and cares for a man was loved and cared for by a man! - Emma Bullington
Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can't accept who you are. - Turcois Ominek
I was ecstatic when they re-named "French fries" as "freedom fries." Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots. - Johnny Depp
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
Christmas has a dark side. It’s painful for those of us who lost loved ones during the holidays. What puts it back into sparkling perspective is knowing that Christ was born so that we might all be reunited again. That’s the real sparkle in Christmas. - Toni Sorenson
An eerie feeling plagued the back of her mind, insisting that a supernatural force was within the room, or worse, within her! - J.C. Spencer
Any time you pull down a fence, always ask why it was put there in the first place.
Some memories seems to be so far away .. however it was just yesterday !! Others seem to be so clear ,, however it was years ago !! Actually it depends on how far we are from those who shared us those moments !! - Gehad Badr
I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
She was smooth and beautiful under his rough, callused hands-an amorous balm to soothe the ugliness of war. - Madeline Martin
Putting his head down on the dog's neck, he vowed to himself fervently that he would always have some money on hand, no matter what became of him, so that he would be able to protect all that was truly valuable from the practical people in the world. - Morley Callaghan
Her heart is played like well worn stringsIn her eyes the sadness singsOf one who was destined of better things - Lang Leav
Some of the best advice I ever received was "Man, that was terrible". - Tom Hanks
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
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. - Jonathan Swift
Loving you was like jumping into the dark side of a pool, and drowning. - Lori Jenessa Nelson
Wow, that was an expensive looking explosion! I can't believe we had that in the budget. - The Muppets (2011)
Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of. - Douglas Adams
Never was anything great achieved without danger. - Niccolò Machiavelli
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
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
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
Ukienda katika kituo cha watoto yatima halafu watoto wakakulilia shida zao na ukaondoka bila kuwasaidia chochote, hutalala vizuri usiku. - Enock Maregesi
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We couldn't even eat hash with safety. - Josh Billings
Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When I see an evil person, I cannot believe that once he was an innocent and sweet baby. - Amit Kalantri
Solving Criminal case with wasting time on Internet ,And your Future Cases will Pending Untouched Till the End and you never realize that. - Yaganesh Derasari
Even though I don't personally believe in the Lord, I try to behave as though He was watching. - Christopher Reeve
I'm not manic-just happy. It has been such a long time since I was happy. Please join me on my magic carpet for now. - Barbara Field Benziger
If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.
...in life you have to take lots of decisions and if you don't make decisions you would never do anything because you waste all your time choosing between things you could do... - Mark Gaddon The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
It is not only the viability and variety of the seed that makes the harvest look plumpy. Sometimes, the soil must value the value of the seed. When the soil is not supportive, the seed's value becomes a waste! - Israelmore Ayivor
This universe was created for joy and happiness. You are born to be happy. Your happiness ultimately makes this universe joyful. Blooming flowers, singing birds, and smiling people fill this universe with joy. - Debasish Mridha
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
They scooped out our insides, Saul. We're not responsible for that. We're not responsible for what happened to us. None of us are. Fred said. But our healing--that's up to us. That's what saved me. Knowing it was my game. - Richard Wagamese
Self-defense was an accepted motive for murder. - Farrah Naseem
A magnificent cause can overcome a prickly personality, but your ability to enchant people increases if they like you, so you should aspire to both. You’ll know that you’re likeable when you can communicate freely, casually, and comfortably with people. - Guy Kawasaki
...it was so rich and exotic I was seduced into taking one bite and then another as I tried to chase the flavors back to their source. - Ruth Reichl
Press them continually with memory and dream and have them waste their Present there. - Geoffrey Wood
It was a momentary laughter, in which our souls united. But I think there comes a point in love, a unique moment which later on the soul seeks in vain to surpass, and that the effort to revive such happiness depletes it; that nothing thwarts happiness so much as the memory of happiness. - André Gide
I romanticized him until he was the perfect being. A soul so beautiful, but so immensely evil too. - Dominic Riccitello
Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people. - Albert Camus
There were two and only two messages that could have been comprehended by what he said.But neither of them was soothing; neither of them was a lie. - Sanhita Baruah
Words of war, on a piece of paper. Where peace is torn off, crumbled and toss in the waste basket. - Anthony Liccione
Oh lord this is just what I needed to read this morning, thank you, I'm still laughing. This menopause shit sucks and I was very depressed about today, now it's a little lighter. Thank You!! Laurie - Blog reader
Her scent blazed in my throat and I was glad. It was a pain that meant she was alive. As long as I burned, she was safe. - Stephenie Meyer
Of course it would be hard. But I remembered what my nurseryman grandfather used to say when I didn’t want to go to school: half the work in the world was done by people who didn’t feel so good today. - Rollo Romig
We look wishfully to emergencies, to eventful, revolutionary times...and think how easy to have taken our part when the drum was rolling and the house was burning over our heads. -Ralph Waldo Emerson - Mitch Kynock
Was this new self awareness a gift or a curse? - D. Morgenstern
Sport is imposing order on what was chaos. - Anthony Starr
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
Most people thought that we would remain in the ghetto until the end of the war, until the arrival of the Red Army. Afterward everything would be as before. The ghetto was ruled by neither German nor Jew; it was ruled by delusion. - Elie Wiesel
I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this. - Emo Philips
Criticism is like dissecting a dead frog," Caleb said when the book was published. "They're examining all the guts and shit and organs, when the thing that really matters, whatever it was that animated the body, has long since left. It does nothing for the art. - Kevin Wilson
No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern; no idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated. - Ellen Glasgow
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
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 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
When I finally let someone into my narrow bed, the first thing I told her was what I could not do. I said, "I can't fix it, girl. I can't fix anything. If you don't as me to fix it, you can ask anything else. If you can say what you need, I'll try to give it to you. - Dorothy Allison
[Speaking about writing her first novel] You have to be passionate enough about it and I was. - Kristyn Van Cleave
People worried on silly things, worrying nothing but a wastage of timewhen your target is to win 500mtrs raceyou must know how to win 1000mtrs race.And must remember that 'Bigger the barrier, Greater the opportunity'.. - rahul kushwaha
My toughest fight was with my first wife. - Muhammad Ali
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 you love yourself, you teach those around you how to love themselves. That love will change the world into what it was intended to be. - Eileen Anglin
In the depth of deep sadness, I was able to appreciate the beauty of life. - Debasish Mridha
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
We should not take our ‘Humanity’ for granted. We should love and respect things as if they were ourselves. - Sandranil Biswas
GORGON, n. The Gorgon was a maiden bold Who turned to stone the Greeks of old That looked upon her awful brow. We dig them out of ruins now, And swear that workmanship so bad Proves all the ancient sculptors mad. - Ambrose Bierce
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
I heard a bird congratulating itselfall day for being a jay.Nobody cared. But it was gladall over again, and said so, again. - William Stafford
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
kehidupan nyata baru dimulai ketika anda menikah,ketika anda baru lahir hingga dewasa itu hanya metmorfosa kehidupan - Luddie Affandi
Reading was a joy, a desperately needed escape -- I didn't read to learn, I was reading to read. - Christian Bauman
I was born not knowing and have only had a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
It is a sign of arrogance to be mad at someone for not acting as per your advice, especially if it was unsolicited. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer. - Henry David Thoreau
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
Until he had come up with a name, he was too pathetic to look at -- a real idiot. But now that he had some label like graviconcentrate, he thought that he understood everything and life was a breeze. - Arkady Strugatsky
It was a simple truth he had understood for years, people hurt others when they are hurt, and hurting them back won't make a damn difference. - Taylor Adams
time is the only one things te should always battle withnot success. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
You are a guest of nature - behave. - Friedensreich Hundertwasser
The room had lost its morning light, the glow of expectation and potential. The daylight was now gray, and the new day was already used, a little soiled by mistaken thoughts and makeshift undertakings. - Tove Jansson
Putting down the power right from the whistle would be ugly and brutal, but it would get the job done. He wanted to tell her that, but this was the thing with coaching: you had to step back at exactly the moment you ached to step forward. - Chris Cleave
It was very relaxing to be away from civilization, and this bothered me. I should not have found the loneliness so welcoming. - Stephenie Meyer
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
Be a wave of peace and let it wash away all of the hatred from your heart. - Debasish Mridha
The emergence of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity is where Autism was back in the 1970's and very few children had the condition. Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity must not be allowed to explode into the new epidemic that Autism has become. - Steven Magee
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
Nichts wird so fest geglaubt wie das, was wir am wenigsten wissen. - Michel de Montaigne
Wasting time over wasted time is just more wasted time... - Animesh Singh
It was much more than bricks and stone - It was an idea. - Patricia C. McKissack
Die Freiheit des Menschen liegt nicht darin, dass er tun kann, was er will, sondern dass er nicht tun muss, was er nicht will. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
No instance exists of a person's writing two languages perfectly. That will always appear to be his native language which was most familiar to him in his youth. - Thomas Jefferson
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, "Let Newton be!" and all was light. - Alexander Pope
There is no old age. There is, as there always was, just you. - Carol Matthau
When Albert Einstein told you to hide your source, he wasn't giving you a deliberate advice to conceal the root in which you're growing, but was to conceal the root from the eyes of people that will dare to uproot it. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Well we both know there're some men who wish it was not women who came to tell that Jesus was risen. hehehe - Mary Tornyenyor
Waiting is not wasting. It is a strategy for champing for greater things. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Every big problem was at one time a wee disturbance. - Unknown
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
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot. - Salvador Dali
You must live everyday of your life or you have wasted that many days of your life ... - Adel Abouhana
‎"We shouldn't wait to be happy until we reach some future point, only to discover that happiness was already available--all the time! - Dieter F. Uchtdorf
He was incapable of anticipating to-morrow's griefs. - Trollope Anthony 1815-1882
The things I don't are the things I have yet to learn. - Barbara-Cooper Washington
I was a vegetarian until I started leaning toward the sunlight. - Rita Rudner
There's very little authentic study of the humanities remaining. My research assistant came to me two years ago saying she'd been in a seminar in which the teacher spent two hours saying that Walt Whitman was a racist. This isn't even good nonsense. It's insufferable. - Harold Bloom
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him. - Booker T. Washington
It was about as easy getting the Statue of Liberty to spread cunny, which did take some dynamite persuasion. - William T. Vollmann
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
There was no escaping by means of any journey, however adventurous, one took one's problems and sorrows with one. - Elizabeth Aston
Because you thought love was just gonna be there. You weren't taught that it had to be made, it had to be mixed, kneaded, recycled. Over and over, you have to keep creating it. Over and over with everyone you love. Over and over. - Darnell Lamont Walker
in the name of a god who was always a ghost - Carl-John X Veraja
She already loved me too much to see me as I was. - André Gide
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert G. Ingersoll
What we should have fought for was representation without taxation. - Sam Levenson
i can't go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then. - Lewis Carroll
That a man can take pleasure in marching in formation to the strains of a band is enough to make me despise him. He has only been given his big brain by mistake; a backbone was all he needed.
The term "totalitarian" was derived from Adolf Hitler's "Total State", which was a "craddle to grave" solution that sought to micro-manage all aspects of humanity. - A.E. Samaan
I was trapped in an awful spiral of insecure narcissism - Amy Poehler
I never thought I was a bad person. I just thought I was the one good person living in a world of bad people. - Dean Ambrose
If you are lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you - irak.ibrahim hussain didi
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington
Liberace was certainly master and commander of the ivories ~ he is the only pianist I can watch or listen to without suffering a case of 'Stagefright Sympathy Sickness'. - E.A. Bucchianeri
Fleeing from death is the shortest path to a wasted life.
The only confession Jolene had ever wrenched from him was that he had cared about her. - Erin McCarthy
To want more was not just childish, but cowardly, and somehow constpatory too. Death was change; it led to new chances, new vacancies, new niches and opportunities; it was not all loss. - Iain Banks
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
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
There is no new thing under the sun. Is there any thing whereof it may be said, 'See, this is new?' it had been already of old time, which was before us. - Compton Gage
I was to learn later that in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization. - Petronius Arbiter
Muhammad adhered meticulously to the charter he forged for Medina, which - grounded as it was in the Quranic injunction, "Let there be no compulsion in religion" (2:256) - is arguably the first mandate for religious tolerance in human history. - Huston Smith
Life is too short to waste on unproductive endeavors - Blake L. Higginbotham
If they keep coming back to you, it isn't love. It is because you made yourself and easy option. The moment the thing they truly want becomes less difficult to obtain is when you will realize that your worth was on sale. - Shannon L. Alder
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
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
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
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
What is more important to a library than anything else -- than everything else -- is the fact that it exists."[The Premise Of Meaning, American Scholar; Washington, DC, June 5, 1972] - Archibald MacLeish
You want it to be easy? But if it was easy, everyone Would be doing it.. And if everyone is doing it? Why do you want to be the same... Trust that the struggle you face Is your path to success & remember If it's easy, it's not worth it. - Nikki Rowe
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
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
Act as if it was and it will be. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington
No gasp at a miracle that is truly miraculous because the magic lies in the fact that you knew it was there for you all along. - Toni Morrison
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
Once you achieve self intimacy & self-connection, success, peace & wealth is not far from you. - Vishwas Chavan
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
But this was different, as if some creature had risen from a corner of my cell and taken over every part of me. It swallowed meaning. I hadn't thought suffering would be like this, so ordinary, so dull, and so endless. - Robyn Cadwallader
At the end of the day what makes a difference was our time with Him at the beginning of the day! - Ibrahim Emile
Forgotten hero was never the real hero, real hero can not be forgotten. - Amit Kalantri
When I say I must write, I don't mean I must publish. There is a great difference. the important thing is the chaotic form given to my chaotic experience, which is, as it was for James Joyce, my kind of religion, and necessary for me...as the confession and absolution for a Catholic in church. - Sylvia Plath
To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady. - Wilson Mizner
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
I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment. - Pat Conroy
The meek shall inherit the earth? Well... I don't think so. If by meek you mean friendly and introverted, okay maybe, but if by meek you mean unwilling to take a chance, then never. If I was a betting man and I had to wager on who I thought would inherit the earth, my money would be on the curious. - Jim Coudal
Our family car was the antithesis of designs and desirability. It was like driving Hitler's moustache. - Samantha Bee
Oh, I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug 10 people at a time! - Drew Barrymore
There's no correlation between creativity and equipment ownership. None. Zilch. Nada. Actually, as the artist gets more into his thing, and as he gets more successful, his number of tools tends to go down. He knows what works for him. Expending mental energy on stuff wastes time. - Hugh Macleod
Feeling sorry for myself was an art. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
The old gal was only another lonely creature in a world that didn’t care - Charles Bukowski
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was you. - Corrie ten Boom
For 1,300 days of Sarajevo's drama, important people in the world who were supposed to act kept their eyes closed, ... But not you. You were not silent. Your voice was clear. - Alijia Izetbegovic
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. - Groucho Marx
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 was lifted from the darkness I endured into the person I am today. - Stephen Richards
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
Having sex with her had been a catalyst, new flesh for the virus to feed on. No matter how hard he tried to block her out, she was always there at the back of his mind. Calling him. Begging him to go to her. - Jacqueline Francis - The Journal
MANNA, n. A food miraculously given to the Israelites in the wilderness. When it was no longer supplied to them they settled down and tilled the soil, fertilizing it, as a rule, with the bodies of the original occupants. - Ambrose Bierce
Melpomene was a substantial girl, thick of bosom, ankle, and forearm, rosy of cheek, and clear of eye. She seemed somehow incomplete without her hockey stick.
I don't think it was pain that made [Vincent Van Gogh] great - I think his painting brought him whatever happiness he had. - David Lynch
[Taliban spokesman on Malala Yousafzai]Malala Yousafzai targeted and criticized Islam. She was against Islam and we tried to kill her, and if we get a chance again we will definitely try to kill her, and we will feel proud killing her. - Shahidullah Shahid
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. - Washington Irving
The only thing worse than the fear of death is the fear of a wasted life.
Wanting to be someone you're not is a waste of the person you are. - Kurt Cobain
Never think that you need to protect God. Because anytime you think you need to protect God, you can be sure that you are worshipping an idol. - Stanley Hauerwas
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
If Molly had not been so entirely loyal to her friend, she might havethought this constant brilliancy a little tiresome when brought intoevery-day life; it was not the sunshiny rest of a placid lake, it wasrather the glitter of the pieces of a broken mirror, which confusesand bewilders. - Elizabeth Gaskell
I didn't know when I told God that I wanted to be a mother that I needed to be more specific. Instead of asking to be a mother of my own children, I now realize that I was given the responsibility to be a mother to all of God's children. - Monika Zands
Worries are wasted energies.You can have a joyful life when you let go of your worries. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world. - Arthur Conan Doyle
This man was no servant. She looked up at him in acute agitation and knew: this man was now her master. - V.S. Carnes
I was a little cross.I ask pardon. If I do get up a little temper I have no sufficient time to keep it up. - Abraham Lincoln
I was going to sue for defamation of character, but then I realised I have no character. - Charles Barkley
All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog. - Charles M. Schulz
Jo claimed that the reason people survived breakups was that within days of the amputation, Mother Nature started reminding you of what you had been doing without, what could have been better, all the samll discontents you had been filing away. - Emma Donoghue
I learned that I' have to be detached if I was ever to achieve anything at all. - Iain Pears
Let your autobiography contain these words; "I was able to think positively, love affectionately and work efficiently". Thinking, loving and working are what make us different from animals and trees. - Israelmore Ayivor
The shortest horror story:The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door. - Frederic Brown
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Insect life was so loud that when you parked the car and got out it sounded as if you had suddenly tuned into a radio frequency from another planet. - David Samuels
When I was a child, I used to wonder why markets in my locality were all situated near the main roads. I grew up a little to get the answer; " that business minded people can meet there easily!" Your dream must be situated where they can meet people! - Israelmore Ayivor
Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of. - Mark Twain
I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me. - Anwar el-Sadat
I am not anxious to be the loudest voice or the most popular. But I would like to think that at a crucial moment, I was an effective voice of the voiceless, an effective hope of the hopeless. - Whitney Young
Every blade in the field - Every leaf in the forest - lays down its life in its season as beautifully as it was taken up. - Henry David Thoreau
I let myself flop - so gently, so slowly - into my one real chair and tried to make myself understand that I was on the doorstep of the universe. - Frederik Pohl
Sometimes when you look back on a situation, you realize it wasn't all you thought it was. A beautiful girl walked into your life. You fell in love. Or did you? Maybe it was only a childish infatuation, or maybe just a brief moment of vanity. - Henry Bromel
But she bravely kept her eyes open; she was both lost and found in the soft, burning depths of his eyes. - Julie Anne Long
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
David Bowie was my creative northstar, a muse, an inspiration to me from the age of 8. He was a special soul on a mission, and the mission is now complete. I know he is truly home now among the stars. - Eileen Anglin
Her heart longed for some ark into which it could fly and be at rest. Rough or smooth she did not care, so long as it was warm. - Thomas Hardy
When the world asks "what was it like?" Only the photographer can say "See! - Mark Denman
To be allowed, no, invited into the private lives of strangers, and to share their joys and fears, was a chance to exchange the Southern bitter wormwood for a cup of mead with Beowulf or a hot cup of tea and milk with Oliver Twist. - Maya Angelou
It wasn’t closure, really. But I’d said the right things. I’d hit on some truths. Maybe some things didn’t get closure. Maybe some things weren’t really worth it, or didn’t really need it, and after a while the unimportance would become obvious. - Vee Hoffman
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
People frequently say that so and so died 'died doing what they loved.' I hope that when I die it's right before I was about to do something that I hated to do so I could at least avoid doing it one more time.
... the scriptures... when properly examined and rightly divided, do not portray Jesus as a poverty-stricken individual. On the contrary, Jesus is seen as a Man whose needs were met and who was regularly involved in meeting the needs of others. - Kenneth E. Hagin
I decided that adventure was the best way to learn about writing. - Lloyd Alexander
it would hurt him to know she had felt that way for a while, that her relationship with him was like being content in a house but always sitting by the window and looking out. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
It was very sad under the trees. Although spring was well advanced, in the deep shade there was nothing but death-rotten leaves, gray and white fungi, and over everything a funeral hush. - Nathanael West
It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can't speak for my twin sister. - Abigail Van Buren
If what I do prove well, it won't advance. They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance. - Anne Bradstreet
I was simply furnishing a home. I love music ... and I don't think a $130,000 indoor-outdoor stereo system is extravagant.
I did it partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again. - Mark Twain
As I looked out at the glittering waters of the Pacific I was seeing for Carl. He knew that it's not for any one generation to see the completed picture. That's the point. The picture is never completed. There is always so much more that remains to be discovered. - Ann Druyan
Imagination just wasn't up to the task of understanding unique and foreign sensations. It knew only how to dampen or augment what it already knew. - Juliette, Pg. 139 - Hugh Howey
If you know the correct path then lost people are your responsibility. - Waseem Latif
Looking back, retrospectively on the events of that evening, I can see the irony the shrink whose cat ate his own tail. At the time of the incident, however, humor was not in my emotional repertoire; it was the furthest thing from my mind. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
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
In a culture of hyper-consumption the advertising industry has brainwashed many people into believing they can raise their status just by driving a particular brand of whatever it is they are pushing at you. - Stephen Richards
It was in the work that she came closest to finding herself, by which we don’t mean gaining self-knowledge or understanding one’s true nature but rather how at some point you can see most plainly that this is what you do, this is how you fit in the wider ecology - Chang-rae Lee
When time furtively slips like sand through the fingers and our memory becomes tired and lazy, we recognize we are at war. We are at war with forgetfulness. ("The past was her best friend" ) - Erik Pevernagie
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
My mistakes were because I was selfless. I wanted to complete someone else, I didn’t think about completing myself. - Dominic Riccitello
We didn't start the fireIt was always burningSince the world's been turningWe didn't start the fireNo we didn't light itBut we tried to fight it - Billy Joel
Even though I was fairly certain God wasn't Ted Bundy, I kept an open mind, since this phone call was getting a bit confusing. - Scott Buckel
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
lov3 mOthEr coz shE is onE givE time 2 mother coz shE is onE don,t waste timE wid girlz becoZ they r many :) mom <3 - Muhammad Jawad
I didn't know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.
When we got into office, the thing that surprised me the most was that things were as bad as we'd been saying they were. - John F. Kennedy
You thought I was writing The Truth? Honey, I don't even know what The Truth means. - Hugh Elliott
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
It had been a month before then that I'd sat on the bathroom floor and now it was back, the feeling that I was watching life through a thick pane of glass and that, whatever was out there, I wasn't designed for it. - T.R. Richmond
Someone was going to die; of that he was perfectly sure.The only question was who. - Caroline Lawerence
One night I was layin' down,I heard Papa talkin' to Mama,I heard Papa say to let that boy boogie-woogie.'Cause it's in him and it's got to come out. - John Lee Hooker
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
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
In the online math class, there was almost no meaningful student/teacher or student/student interaction. To equate this type of online learning with a real-world classroom experience is a major stretch. - Ian Lamont
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
There was one thing the experience had taught him. He said he'd learned that when millions of people, a whole political system, countless numbers of citizens who believed in God, said they were going to kill you - just listen to them. - Terry Hayes
i was told i was conceited today.... but being conceited would imply that i see my self as being absolutely perfect.... but come on lets be real ........ EVERYONE KNOWS IM PERFECT. - arik maldonales
He remembered the gracefulness with which she moved in battle—like liquid flesh. There was no one quite like his wife, and he never felt more triumphant and free than when he was in her company. - Nadia Scrieva
To love and be loved is so precious. And, when you lose the person you love, it tears a deep hole in your heart. If the gap and void within your heart is deep, so was the love - Luan
I was made and meant to look for you and wait for you and become yours forever. - Robert Browning
I am a 21st century person who was accidentally launched in the 20th. I have a deep nostalgia for the future - FM-2030
That was the thing to remember about all monsters, They love to frightenpeople, but the minute you stare them down, they turn tail and run. - Jeannette Walls
Lord Vetinari in a meeting: what people said was what they wanted him to hear. He paid a lot of attention to the spaces outside the words, though. That’s where the things were that they hoped he didn’t know and didn’t want him to find out. - Terry Pratchett
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
I made the valuable discovery that practicing wasn't a matter of time at all. It was a matter of intensity. Five minutes spent working consciously and hard at the elimination of an error, was worth five hours just playing away ignoring errors as if they hadn't happened. - Leonard Wibberley
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
Yesterday the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America; and a greater perhaps never was, nor will be, decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, 'that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States. - John Adams
Gods do have their divisions thanks to man. Jesus Christ is the Christian God, Allah the Muslim and so on. As a convent student, I thought God was English till the Sanskrit mantras became somewhat comprehensible. - Andy Paula
You've got nothing that lasts, you know. That's not the first town that ever stood there. There was one before that, and one before that, and one before that one, on back for 900 years. But this tree has stood here all along. What do you make of that, boy? - Natalie Babbitt
She referred to "home," but it wasn't a place she referred to; it was Jamie, and Louie, and her sister, and even her brother, and the rest of the Europa show people. I guessed maybe that was the key--to figure out who your home was and find a way to keep them with you. - J. J. Howard
David was "a star, the Elvis of the Bible." An unusually for such a rockstar with his lust for power, lust for women, lust for life, he had humility of one who knew his gift work harder than he ever would. - Bono
It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.
A writer looks at an issue and asks, 'What if this were to occur? Or what if that was thrown into the mix? What would that look like? - Venita Ellick
To steel yourself against mangoes showed a degree of iciness that was almost inhuman. - Vikram Seth
When I touched her body,I believed she was God.In the curves of her formI found the birth of Man,the creation of the world,and the origin of all life. - Roman Payne
A very beautiful day without love, kindness, and gratitude is a very wasted day. - Debasish Mridha
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
Though it may be interesting to know how many hairs there are on the human head, or how the giant red spot on the surface of Jupiter was formed, the real truths we are interested in are those about ourselves. - Stephen Richards
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
The moral arc of a Washington career could be divided into four parts: idealism, pragmatism, ambition and corruption.
Now my love is thaw'd; which, like a waxen image 'gainst a fire, bears no impression of the thing it was. - William Shakespeare
Today's progress, was once yesterday's discussion. Speak aloud, see it through, and most importantly believe! - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
What drew her into O’Riley’s like a bee to honey was the six-foot, broad-shouldered, dark eyes, dark smile of Finn O’Riley himself. - Jill Shalvis
I used to think it was mere homesickness, then I started getting it at home. - John Lennon
She gave life a meaning. She was art, dressed like a painters pallet, bright and unaware of how goddam beautiful she could be turned into; with the right touch, her smile was the brush and her story was the canvas. - Nikki Rowe
I'm well aware when they fired the starting gun I was halfway down the track, but I still ran as fast as I could for 25 years. - Joss Whedon
Honesty is a fine foundation from which to build upon; for if one was to really know what another thinks and how they feel…they would surely treat each other differently - Jeremy Aldana
Even Samson, the world's strongest man, was destroyed by the woman who slept in his arms. she was the one whose words hurt him. - Malcolm X
It was once necessary to go from somebody to nothing to become everything. - Darnell Lamont Walker
I want you to tell all these people that I wanted more time to spend with them. Tell them I meant to, tell them I wanted to hear what they said and tell them what was on my mind. - Kage Baker
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
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
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
Debbie Downer" was one of the few sketches where I broke, and I remember watching Heratio Sanz laugh so hard that tears squirted out of his eyes. I still believe that sketch may be a cure for low-level depression if watched regularly. - Amy Poehler
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
I am writing for her... for the universe to hear... but her screams have made me deaf... and my passion has blinded her… I Wish she was here... my hugs could cure her ... I am her medicine… all her fears would be removed, and the magic she would feel - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
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
Living the life I wanted was my ultimate responsibility. Learning to forgive was my ultimate act of self-love. - Andrea T. Goeglein
The thing that bound us together at Apple was the ability to make things that were going to change the world. That was very important. - Steve Jobs
Don't interpret anything too much. This is time waster number 1. - Dee Dee Artner
I just want to feel like home. I just want Rosabelle. My other half. Where she was day, I was night. While I was earth, she was sky." -Dreams, Smiles, and Bloody Tears - Chamera Sampson
In a land that knew only dark beauty, she was something of a hybrid no one dared touch. But the tall Arab did not appear in the least daunted by her abnormality. No, she saw his eyes. He was not daunted in the least. - V.S. Carnes
Instantly I regretted my decision. It was one of those times when you hear yourself saying something, and it seems like a good idea at the time, but once you blurt it out you can hardly believe it's you speaking. What was I thinking? - lisa shuler
Was then not all sorrow in time, all self-torment and fear in time? Were not all difficulties and evil in the world conquered as soon as one conquered time, as soon as one dispelled time? - Hermann Hesse
The cross the preacher had told him about was bloody, not flaming; meek, not militant. It had made him feel awe and wonder, not fear and panic. It had made him want to kneel and cry, but this cross made him want to curse and kill. - Richard Wright
He feeds upon her face by day and night,And she with true kind eyes looks back on him,Fair as the moon and joyful as the light:Not 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 dream. - Christina Rossetti
Her angel didn’t look at all like she’d expected. He was no benevolent creature with long, flowing robes and a bland, peaceful smile. Instead he was the stuff of every teenage girl’s—and quite a few teenage boys’—fantasies. - Rosalie Lario
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age. I missed it coming and going. - J.B. Priestley
Plato had slaves...George Washington had slaves... So, do I feel intrinsically better than these two men? Of course I do! They're dead!
All I had was a dream and six million pounds.'Denholm, The IT Crowd - G. Linehan
And do I still have that look?" he asked."Yes just there," she kissed his eye. "The desire to love me is still there. If you look closely you can see mine for you, my tears never washed it away. - Racquel McDonnell
My intellect tells me "read between the lines.. No need to humor something that is what it is and is not what it was. - Phil Thersby
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
He easily gathered her in his arms; Gramma was made up of skin and bones and hate and crazy - and hate and crazy don't weigh anything. - Barry Lyga
In the begining there was nothing, and it exploded. - Terry Pratchett
She was a light from Heaven, and a beauty for all of us to behold. - J.W. Lord
A mind set in its ways is wasted. Don't do it. - Eric Schmidt
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country? - George Washington
They believed that prediction was just a function of keeping track of things. If you knew enough, you could predict anything - Michael Crichton
I want to dream a dream so wonderful that I'll wake up sorry that it wasn't a memory. - Robin M. Helm
i hope you help somebodyIn every chance you get,without no expectations. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find out the next morning that it was someone else. - Samual Rogers
There it was, hidden in alphabetical order. - Rita Holt
An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. - Malcolm X
I know I won't live long. So I'm going to stand strong and not sit down in disbelief, hold my head up high and not waste my time wondering why my life has to be so rough and unfair. I'm going to strive and live everyday for the better until that day arrives. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, "What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it? - Shannon L. Alder
I tried on different versions of myself. I was so many different girls... - Jennifer Elisabeth
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
Today I will masterbate!Okay, that was a mistake. I should have written "Today I will masterbate--if I want to! - Al Franken
My first thought, as a child, was that the artist brings something into the world that didn't exist before, and that he does it without destroying something else. A kind of refutation of the conservation of matter. That still seems to me its central magic, its core of joy. - John Updike
She was a poem and a painting too. Everything she said sounded like a song, every silence was the music too. - Akshay Vasu
I would rather say that I messed something up, than that I was to afraid to try! - D.M. Pariso
One of the most difficult things I ever did was learn to support myself through my whole range of emotional experiences without running away. - Vironika Tugaleva
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
Everything was fine, would continue to be fine, would eventually get even better as long as the supermarket did not slip. - Don DeLillo
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
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington
Sometimes we all get dusty by a few mundane and tiring affairs—and merely need a gentle soul wash to see, and get deeply entangled with, the fervors of life again. - Pawan Mishra
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
Heresy," by the way, simply means "choice." It came to mean "thoughtcrime," implying it was blasphemy to presume to choose your own belief instead of swallowing what the bishops spoonfed you. - Robert M. Price
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
There was once a house built out of memories and inside this house lived a woman called The Memory Snatcher. This woman was my Aunt Beydan. She was a sorceress and as a child I feared she would stalk me in my sleep and steal all my memories until I could no longer remember who I was. - Diriye Osman
Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under! - C. JoyBell C.
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
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them. - Washington Irving
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
Well, the only time you can realize you are strong is when you ignored the negativity you are surrounding by and only focus on possibilities within your imagination. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children. - Walt Disney Company
I am not afraid... I was born to do this. - Jeanne d'Arc
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
It was his home now. But it could not be his home till he had gone from it and returned to it. Now he was the Prodigal Son. - G.K. Chesterton
I won't forget when I couldn't go to bed with the lights offWhen I heard that voice call me in for the nightI remember when love was just a word and not a fightAll I had to worry about were broken bones and being left alone - Real Friends
Always take a picture for everywhere you go; if you don't, then all you just lost was the precious memories and moments - Inspiracreatiflife
But, nevertheless, the generation that carried on the war has been set apart by its experience. Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
After all, a woman didn't leave much behind in the world to show she'd been there. Even the children she bore and raised got their father's name. But her quilts, now that was something she could pass on. - Sandra Dallas
As it was, she always did whatever occurred to her, which was, admittedly, not difficult for someone in her position, coming from a background where rick of failure was minimal; in fact, you had to work hard to fail in her world. - Hanif Kureishi
I choose not to waste my energy hating someone and I recognise that their negativity drags me down, so I walk away from them. - Karon Waddell
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
Maybe is wasn't love so much as a fear of losing everything I'd accomplished. I was afraid to let go. - Dee Williams
One mark of a good officer, he remembered, was the ability to make quick decisions. If they happen to be right, so much the better - Larry Niven
All her tormentings of me turned suddenly into sweetnesses, and who could torment like this exquisite fury, wondering in sudden flame why she could give herself to anyone, while I wondered only why she could give herself to me. It may be that I wondered over-much. Perhaps that was why I lost her. - J.M. Barrie
She called herself an angel, and wandered the world from girlhood till death. She lived every kind of life and dreamt every kind of dream. She was wild in her wandering, a drop of free water. She believed only in her life and in her dreams. She called herself an angel, and her god was Beauty. - Roman Payne
Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it. - Vladimir Nabokov
Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week, In a worthy moment of peace and bliss. - S. O' Sade
The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die. - Juliette Lewis
I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth: that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers, and a bartender. - Rodney Dangerfield
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
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
You may hate the war, but never hate the ones that fight. For they do not choose when or where to fight. All they chose was to protect who they love and even the people they don't know. - Millie
Although she was fragile in appearance, every prohibition lost substance in her presence. - Elena Ferrante
You mean other than the wings? I once ate nine snicker bars in a row without barfing. It was a record. - James Patterson
He laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - George Rivorie
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. - Ian Fleming
Efficiency was just a measurement of how fast money moved from the poor to the rich. We prefer the opposite of efficiency, which is to say, justice. - Kim Stanley Robinson
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver
It was a miserable machine, an inefficient machine, she thought, the human apparatus for painting or for feeling; it always broke down at the critical moment; heroically, one must force it on. - Virginia Woolf
People shock me when they say they never read. When I was young, if people didn't read they would never admit it. Now, its quite acceptable to be anti-intellectual. - Joan Vass
[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
A mother is an irreplaceable gift that God has given every mankind. Your (a child's) duty is to honour, adore, respect and serve her. Your blessings are tied in how honour she felt. - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, "I don't know." - Mark Twain
The wealth of time we wastage, is worth much more than all the natural resources we have on the earth. - Sunday Adelaja
There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger. - Saul Bellow
I realized the world around me was fragmented and broken... I had to be gentle enough not to scrape against the jagged pieces. I would not be cut today. - Hubert Martin
It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into. - Jonathan Swift
His hope wasn't lost, it was buried, and somehow Prudence Ryland made that old grave seem much more shallow than it once was. - Kathryn 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
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
I believe I cannot do without sadness all through sometimes, but I think I cannot be sad all through. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
If you play "I Don't Want To Know" by Fleetwood Mac loud enough -- you can hear Lindsey Buckingham's fingers sliding down the strings of his acoustic guitar. ...And we were convinced that this was the definitive illustration of what we both loved about music; we loved hearing the INSIDE of a song. - Chuck Klosterman
EPICURE, n. An opponent of Epicurus, an abstemious philosopher who, holding that pleasure should be the chief aim of man, wasted no time in gratification from the senses. - Ambrose Bierce
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
Our love was bornoutside the walls,in the wind,in the night,in the earth,and that's why the clay and the flower,the mud and the rootsknow your name. - Pablo Neruda
The sea was as dark as dreams and as deep as sleep. - Orhan Pamuk
The Law was never given to gentiles but to Jews only, so why do so many gentiles struggle today with mixing law and grace? - John Paul Warren
Do you love me, Rain?""More than I knew it was possible to love. All the stars will fall from the heavens before I ever stop. - C.L. Wilson
It was in Spain that [my generation] learned that one can be right and yet be beaten, that force can vanquish spirit, that there are times when courage is not its own recompense. It is this, doubtless, which explains why so many, the world over, feel the Spanish drama as a personal tragedy. - Albert Camus
Whatever has befallen you was not meant to escape you, and whatever has escaped you was not meant to befall you. - عائض القرني
We knew our Father. There was no need for persuasion. Would not His Fatherliness be longing to give us our hearts' desire (if I may put it so)? How could we press Him as though He were not our own most loving Father? - Amy Carmichael
We couldn’t believe our luck, and for a little while it felt like we were on some big train rolling down a hill, and all we cared about was how great it felt to be going fast. - Meg Rosoff
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Everything around you that you call life was made up by people, and you can change it. - Steve Jobs
I think reading is a gift. It was a gift that was given to me as a child by many people, and now as an adult and a writer, I'm trying to give a little of it back to others. It's one of the greatest pleasures I know. - Ann M. Martin
It was vision that dulled trust. It was vision that uplifted trust. Let them see how. - Ray McFarland
Dune was a world of paradox now—a world under siege, yet the center of power. To come under siege, he decided, was the inevitable fate of power. - Frank Herbert
I prayed for someone to love me as much as I love you. Eventually I came to see that that "someone" was me. - Kate McGahan
A lie that could help someone focus on his life was better than a hundred simple truths. - Faraaz Kazi
Today I was overwhelmed, Yesterday I was too. There’s a high probability that tomorrow will bring a few moments of the same. I know my state is because of my nature. Embrace your inner overachiever. - Colleen Ferrary Bader
Listening to podcast, reading a book, listening to an aduibook and watching films isn't waste of time. It's how somebody becomes wise! - Deyth Banger
We're interested in the mass-merchandising of anything. If there was a market in mass-produced portable nuclear weapons, we'd market them too - Alan Sugar
I'm rambling again. Wandering off the point. But this is the true story of my wasted life... - Mordecai Richler
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
My greatest qualification for writing fiction was my ability, as a child, to lie with a straight face. - Ashwin Sanghi
She was always at her best with him, with a delightful feeling of being understood. To love is easy and therefore common - but to understand - how rare it is! - L.M. Montgomery
There are people dying from famine on the roads, and you do not issue the stores of your granaries for them. When people die, you say, 'it is not owing to me, it is owing to the year.' In what does this differ from stabbing a man and killing him, and then saying, 'it was not I, it was the weapon? - Mencius
All those windows, and not a cat in them. All that light to bask in, wasted. - Lissa Warren The Good Luck Cat
Perhaps if we saw what was ahead of us, and glimpsed the follies, and misfortunes that would befall us later on, we would all stay in our mother's wombs, and then there would be nobody in the world but a great number of very fat, very irritated women. - Lemony Snicket
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
EVERY person and experience HAS contributed to who you have become today. NOTHING was wasted - Angie karan
Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
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
The people you work with are just people you were thrown together with. Y'know, you don't know them, it wasn't your choice. And yet you spend more time with them thanyou do your friends or your family. - Tim Canterbury
A sense of his own identity came upon him with sudden force, and he felt the power of it. He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
She smiled and her whole face lit up. Or maybe it was mine. All I know for certain is that smile lit up even my darkest days. - J. Sterling
I could smell death in the air and I knew it was mine. I could see the world spinning around me and I could sense the blows being thrust into my body. I blacked out. - Anna M. Aquino
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
I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out. - Dolly Parton
World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied, So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought. - Ernest Hemingway
Teach that God is, not was; that He speaketh, not spake. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
My marriage had its ups and downs like anyone's, but when it came down to it, I knew it was solid. I miss that sort of security, and that sort of connection with someone. - John Scalzi
If I was into girls, I'd do you, I tell him honestly. He leans forward conspiratorially. Psst, I'll let you in on a secret Fred, he glances sheepishly from side to side. I actually have a cock. Don't tell anyone, it would ruin my reputation. But feel free to do me any time you want. - L.H. Cosway
Storms don't come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean. - Shannon L. Alder
God seemed to be having a hard time killing him, and he'd be damned if he was going to make the job easy for mere mortals - Mario Puzo
Allowing Islamic Sharia law into the constitutions of the U.S-created Islamic (!) Republic of Afghanistan and Republic of Iraq in 2004 and 2005 was as foolhardy as it would have been to write emperor-worship and Shinto militarism into Japan's 1946 constitution. - Robert Spencer
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
If you understand this basic concept, it becomes clear that every spending decision is a spiritual decision. Waste, for example, is not a squandering of our resources. It is a poor use of His. - James C. Dobson
One day you will wonder what was so important that you put off doing the most important things. 'Someday' can be a thief in the night. - Deborah Brown
POWER WITHOUT WISDOM IS WASTED ENERGY - KAMILAH WILLACY
My father chose my name , and my last name was chosen by my ancestors . That’s enough, I myself choose my way - Ali Shariati - علی شریعتی
If the race isn't over after you have won, then it wasn't your game! - Vishwanath S J
Unfurl your muscles. Slip off your skin. Drop your guts in a heap on the floor.I felt my airway constrict. Damn, this was profound. I continued. Nuzzle inside the hollow of my bones. Let our breaths mingle as one. Turn liquid for me. Only for me. Bury your essence inside of my soul. - Christina Lee
You bothered yourself and changed the season. I was left behind with your awful sounds. - Cat Alonso
Famous I don't know about. It's hard to be famous and alive. I just want to play music every day and hear someone say, 'Thanks, that was great, here's some money, same time tomorrow, okay?' - Terry Pratchett
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish. - Steven Wright
...you'll find that being a friend is to like a person for who they are, even the parts you don't understand. You don't have to understand, or do the same, or live their lives for them. If you truly care for them, then you want them to be who they are; that was why you liked them in the first place. - Terry Goodkind
What I discovered I liked best about striking out on my bicycle was that the farther I got from home, the more interesting and unusual my thoughts became. - Richard Russo
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
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
Crystal then read the red sticker out loud, "Dangerous, do not open." We both stared at each other for a moment. I was trying to figure out why a dumb book about power was dangerous - Dominic Tomasi
Every single dayI find it hard to sayI could be yours aloneYou will see somedayThat all along the wayI was yours to hold. - Skillet
Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. - Robert A. Heinlein
Just for a moment there was an unusual feeling of bliss. Strange word, he thought. It's one of those words that describe something that does not make a noise but, if it did make a noise, would sound just like that. Bliss. It's like the sound of a soft meringue melting gently on a warm plate. - Terry Pratchett
Suddenly, the double doors of the parlor whooshed open. A large fleshy woman stood before me in full regalia. Her eyes were all made up, earrings and bracelets jangling. The sign in the window said Miss Sadie was a medium. From the look of her, I'd say that was a bit wishful. - Clare Vanderpool
If you see a person who is suffering from misery and sadness, wash it away with your compassion and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
And afterwards, if you had asked any of the survivors how they had managed it, they would not have been able to tell you. It was as if those days in the forest, the escape to the city, had passed in a trance. The mind creates an alternative state. - Aminatta Forna
I was connected to God like that, and because he was there, I was connected to the whole of his creation. - Philip Pullman
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:God said, Let Newton be! and all was light. - Alexander Pope
Their long years together had shown him that it did not so much matter if marriage was a dull duty, as long as it kept the dignity of duty: lapsing from that, it became a mere battle of ugly appetites. - Edith Wharton
Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can't change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and a stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future was the past was not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I, too, was fiercely independent and thought I could make two equal four. - Dominic Riccitello
A little girl and her father were walking along in the evening. She was fascinated by the stars, and kept looking up at them, but made no comment until her father asked what she was thinking. She replied, "If the bottom side of heaven is so beautiful, how wonderful the other side must be - Francis Gay
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
The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Jung
Yesterday was the fucking history... the "Now" is the most vicious part of all... as for tomorrow it's the fucking mystery. - Deyth Banger
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
In a way, I was incrediibly proud of her (not that I had any intention of letting it show while I was beating the crap out of her). - Meg Cabot
The dysfunction was not the character of one person, it was the split of family by divorce, with the ripples felt for eternity by bloodline. - Amber Garibay
I was born because my mother needed a fourth for meals.
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
I'd watched too many schoolmates graduate into mental institutions, into group homes and jails, and I knew that locking people up was paranormal - against normal, not beside it. Locks didn't cure; they strangled. - Scott Westerfeld
Some say God is living there [in space]. I was looking around very attentively, but I did not see anyone there. I did not detect either angels or gods....I don't believe in God. I believe in man - his strength, his possibilities, his reason. - Gherman Titov
The long sadness of winter was finally in retreat. - Kimberly Cuttler
He sought an adventure but didn't find one. He was inexperienced and besides he didn't have too much imagination. - Raymond Queneau
Windows 10 on both an old 2011 upgraded computer and a new 2016 computer was an excruciating experience - Steven Magee
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
When I was a child, it was a matter of pride that I could plow through a Nancy Drew story in one afternoon, and begin another in the evening. . . . I was probably trying to impress the librarians who kept me supplied with books. - Kathleen Norris
I loved you when you opened like a lily to the heat; you see I’m just another snowman standing in the rain and sleet who loved you with his frozen love, his second hand physique, with all he is and all he was a thousand kisses deep. - Leonard Cohen
I am only a child yet I know if all money spent on war was spent on finding environmental answers, ending poverty, and binding treaties, what a wonderful place this Earth would be. - A. Zampolli
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
She has the most bizarre and beautiful soul I had ever seen. Her eyes shined always like a sky full of stars, While a huge storm was destroying everything she had in her heart and ripping her soul apart. - Akshay Vasu
Some marriages are made in heaven,Mine was made in Hong Kong, by the same people who make those little rubber pork chops they sell in the pet department at Kmart. - Tom Robbins
There seemed to be endless obstacles preventing me from living with my eyes open, but as I gradually followed up clue after clue it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear. - Joanna Field
All this have I proved by wisdom: I said, I will be wise; but it was far from me. That which is far off, exceeding deep, who can find it out? - Compton Gage
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. - Edward Rickenbacker
Don't wish it was easier wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom - Jim Rohn
She was learning something important: how to live within the sound of her own slow breathing, how to love the view when her eyes were shut. - Gwendoline Riley
I was at a party in 1989 and Ian McEwan, Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a sofa wondering where the next generation of great British writers would come from. As we talked, it became clear they had never read a word by me. - Jeanette Winterson
I was sorry to lose it, and if you make me another one, I promise not to get taken captive by bandits and have to use it to save my life. - Shannon Hale
We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong. - Bill Vaughan
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.
I had a dream last night that a hamburger was eating ME! - Jerry Seinfeld
Ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves. - Washington Irving
We are a product of love, so why stop loving ourselves and others. - Vishwas Chavan
Afterward, there was some debate as to whether we'd actually "done it properly," which gives you some idea of the awesome skill and artful dexterity of my lovemaking technique. - David Nicholls
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation. - Lawana Blackwell
I wondered why I hadn't realized before that art was hard because you had to recreate not merely the scene but the way it soared into your soul and changed you. - Edeet Ravel
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Pablo Picasso
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
You know what all the plutonium can buy me?" "Yeah it'll buy you one hell of a funeral!" Angel says angrily to man who was behind everything! - Angel Ramon Medina
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
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. - Lucille Ball
As needle become forbidden for tongue, so lies is forbidden in relationship. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
I was happy in the haze of a drunken hour, but heaven knows I'm miserable now. - Morrissey
The universe was alive with staccato radio chatter and art and curiosity and wonder and change. - Exurb1a
While I was an honorable man in her eyes, she did not love me. But the minute she understood what I was, when she breathed the true and foul odor of my soul, love was born in her for she does love me! Well, well! There is nothing real, then, except evil. - Octave Mirbeau
The injured captain, lying in the bow, was at this time buried in that profound dejection and indifference which comes, temporarily at least, toeven the bravest and most enduring when, willy nilly, the firm fails, the army loses, the ship goes down. - Stephen Crane
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
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
Every talent you have is not wasted. It is there because of a reason and God will open that door when the right time comes along to use it. - Shannon L. Alder
I mean it takes a certain kind of maturity to live in the South these days. You don't have it yet, but you have a shadow of the beginnings of it. You haven't the humbleness of mind-" "I thought the fear of the Lord was the beginning of wisdom.""It's the same thing. Humility. - Harper Lee
A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
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
Parker: She believed, absolutely, that each person, each heart, had a counterpart—had a mate. A rightness. She’d always believed it, and understood that unshakable belief was a reason she was good at what she did. - Nora Roberts
Weight him, weight, weight him with the sleepiness of themoon.It was only a glass because he looked in it. It was nothing hecould be told.It was a language he spoke, because he must, yet did not know.It was a page he had found in the handbook of heartbreak. - Wallace Stevens
Love work with trust, trust work with truth,truth work with characters. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
The journey has many bumps, twists and turns. But one day you will reach your destination. You'll know for sure then that it was all worth it. So keep on trusting and keep on walking. The end will be more glorious than you can imagine. - Anusha Atukorala
Man was born to be rich, or grow rich by use of his faculties, by the union of thought with nature. Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players. Cultivated labor drives out brute labor. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I was younger, my mom loved to garden. But the flowers would never grow. She just kept trying.''I don't understand.''Because you can't.''What does this have to do with anything?'I don't fiddle with my fingers and there's no apology on the tip of my tongue when I say, 'I am my mother's son. - Ellie Lieberman
if the important thing is not to win but to complete then was not punctual invented. - knight mayor
I have gotten a lot more attention than...other women that I find incredibly beautiful. And this has happened to me ever since I was a girl, when I was flat, had no teeth, was skinny and small as I could be. I always got more attention than anyone else. If I hadn't, I would have made sure I did. - Salma Hayek
Only once in my lifetime , I truly believe I find someone who can turn my world around , I share dreams that I never achieved and goals that were achieved , but there was always a part of me that hoped for more , and so there was a part of me that was always a fool , - Sikhwetha maanda stanley
Her smile was like a Samuel Beckett play - easy to read but difficult to interpret. - Bob Smith
If no signal ever awakens any smoldering desire or seething passion in the wasteland of our mental universe, only a third eye may throw inspiriting light on the path to good vibrations. (A thousand times) - Erik Pevernagie
I was up all night just to talk to myself about you. - Debasish Mridha
Good books do not waste our time as most people do... collect a great quantity of books, build alibrary worthy of your noble soul, andspend without stint all the money necessary for it. - Cardinal Augustin Valier
It was a tragic end to a heroic life. - Chris Kyle
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso. - Rita Rudner
I was married, a mom, and a career woman—the holy trinity of women in the twenty-first century. The three expressions were truly distinct, but the unity of them created the essence. I must confess I felt in control, much more than I felt blessed. - Sharon Nir
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
Life was not to be sitting in hot amorphic leisure in my backyard idly writing or not writing, as the spirit moved me. It was, instead, running madly, in a crowded schedule, in a squirrel cage of busy people. Working, living, dancing, dreaming, talking, kissing- singing, laughing, learning. - Sylvia Plath
English was good enough for Jesus Christ and it's good enough for the children of Texas.
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
I MET MY SOUL, IT WAS WRITTEN IN A LANGUAGE KNOWN TO BE TONED FOR DARKNESS BUT LIGHT IN TRUTH - Goitsemang Mvula
If you love three people at the same time, choose the first one, because if there was a 4th or 5th one, you might still fall for them. - Emmanuel Aghado
Apa yang menjadikan seorang dikatakan dewasa? Cara berfikir dalam menjalani hidup yang ketir. - Innasafa
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
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
Dear God, she was getting turned on in the middle of a roadside emergency. This had to stop. - Miranda Liasson
And so back to Cassie: who was she? Part of the deception; just a friend or something else…perhaps it was time to find out. - Melanie Cusick-Jones
I'm always happy when I'm surrounded by water, I think I'm a Mermaid or I was a mermaid.The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean. - Beyoncé Knowles
Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters. - Norman Maclean
Jesus was crucified for doing nothingAnd God is worshiped for even less. - Porcupine Tree
I realized that the worst thing that could happen to me was about to happen to me. - William Manchester
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
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
The Prophet's character was termed tremendous because his concern was for God alone. - Imam Junayd al-Baghdadi
The invention of the teenager was a mistake. Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way. - Judith Martin
A woman can look book moral and exciting ... if she also