Quotation Explorer - 'Was'

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
Liberty was paid for by past sacrifices and given to us as a present gift. - Orrin Woodward
far far away, on d moon;a promise was written;seasons will come n go,but i wont change, i will be the same,and I am on the way.But while counting the stars she lost the moon. - Harihar D. Naik
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 tried to gather all the pieces… I picked each one and fixed them so perfectly. No one could say that I was broken once, unless they see my hands, lacerated by the splinters of my heart. - Jasmine Kiyani
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
In a world full of polished and perfected final drafts, she was the raw and honest scribbled story. - Kavya Janani.U
Be Good, but don't waste the time to proove it - Devesh Tamta
LADY BRACKNELLThis noise is extremely unpleasant. It sounds as if he was having an argument. I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing. - Oscar Wilde
Everything that is old was once new. - A.D. Posey
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
Killing an animal to make a coat is sin. It wasn't meant to be, and we have no right to do it. A woman gains status when she refuses to see anything killed to be put on her back. Then she's truly beautiful. - Doris Day
The secret of all power is - save your force. If you want high pressure you must choke off waste. - Joseph Farrell
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
She was born of space. And starlight. But she bled wrath. And vengeance.."[From Current Work In Progress] - Jenna Streety
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But...the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him? - Martin Luther King Jr.
I conceive a knowledge of books is the basis upon which other knowledge is to be built. - George Washington
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
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
(From Boulez, an authorized biography by Joan Peyser)At the chapel door he [a priest associated with a school Boulez attended] asked me if what he had been told was true: that Boulez no longer believed in God. I said it was... - Pierre Boulez
I have only been a ‘Poor Me’ once or twice in my life…. And that was my own fault. - Gary Hopkins
Clive was losing sensation in his feet, and as he stamped them the rhythm gave him back the ten note falling figure, ritardando, a cor anglais, and rising softly against it, contrapuntally, cellos in mirror image. Her face in it. The end. - Ian McEwan
If I have to question a friendship, then it wasn't a friendship to begin with. - Peprah Boasiako
I watched the Indy 500, and I was thinking that if they left earlier theywouldn't have to go so fast. - Steven Wright
I would cling to unhappiness because it was a known, familiar state. When I was happier, it was because I knew I was on my way back to misery. I've never been convinced that happiness is the object of the game. I'm wary of happiness. - Hugh Laurie
A temple was worth a dozen barracks; a militia man carrying a gun could control a small unarmed crowd only for as long as he was present; however, a single priest could put a policeman inside the head of every one of their flock, for ever. - Iain M. Banks
For [W. B.] Yeats magic was not so much a kind of poetry as poetry a kind of magic, and the object of both alike was evocation of energies and knowledge from beyond normal consciousness. - Kathleen Raine
The hatred that vibrated beneath the surface of my girl's face-- I think Suzanne recognized it. Of course my hand would anticipate the weight of a knife. The particular give of a human body. There was so much to destroy. - Emma Cline
Why sadness was created?So we could rest from laughing. - Nelson M. Lubao
I've always liked Belgian waffles, but I must say, I didn't think I would one day be having Belgian waffles in Belgium! I just sort of POOF found myself there and there I was with a gigantic Belgian waffle in my hands, standing on a sidewalk in Belgium! - C. JoyBell C.
The problem was never my mind; it was a heart that could never hold all that it felt. - Shannon L. Alder
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
You think your pains and heartbreaks are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who have ever been alive. - James Baldwin
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
Ah, when to the heart of man Was it ever less than a treason To go with the drift of things, To yield with a grace to reason, And bow and accept the end Of a love or a season? - Robert Frost
So, Americans, then. Self-appointed vigilante defenders of the world, kind of like Superman, if Superman was retarded and only fought crime when he felt like it. - Yahtzee Croshaw
Every one was born with a guardian angel.Guardian angels brightens our journey of life with divine love,protection,peace, healing,grace,strength and miracles. - Lailah GiftyAkita
If not to shape me into a better man; a better husband, a better father, a better son, a better brother, a better friend… then all of my experience, success, and education will have been a selfish waste. - Steve Maraboli
Earth is wonderful stadium to play, till you are on pitch. - Waseem Latif
[On Jason Mashak's I Was Trained to See Shadows, in his poetry book SALTY AS A LIP:] A nice bit of smooth, full-bodied, surreal story telling. I like it. - John Bennett
I was wasting my life, always thinking about myself. - Morrissey
The discovery of this strange society was a curiously refreshing thing; to realize that there were ten new trades in the world was like looking at the first ship or the first plough. It made a man feel what he should feel, that he was still in the childhood of the world. - G. K. Chesterton
I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there. - Confucius
The Victorian era was perhaps the last point in Western history when magic and science were allowed to coexist. - Jonathan Auxier
If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter. - John M. Gottman
Today I saw shooting Star was looking totally like me (broken), But nothing happen to the Moon, was exactly like you - Paul karan
We as humans tend to overlook lesser beings and things, but we should instead come to love and respect them. - Sandranil Biswas
There's folks 'ud stand on their heads and then say the fault was i' their boots. - George Eliot
I, too, was fiercely independent and thought I could make two equal four. - Dominic Riccitello
Ma wrong about one thing. When I was girl, she only talk about love in the marriage. [...] Nobody tell me what make real marriage--respect. - Thrity Umrigar
Regrets are a waste of time. They're the past crippling the present.- From Under the Tuscan Sun, 2003 - Movie Quote
My mother had a kindness that embraced all life.She knew her place well and was comfortable in giving everything she had.This is the tradition of native women. - Dan George
- and the mocking realization that money was just colorful crumpled paper, hardly different from a candy wrapper, the market itself little more than a casino. - Paul Theroux
I knew I'd been living in Berkeley too long when I saw a sign that said 'Free firewood" and my first thought was "Who was Firewood and what did he do?'
What he was after hangs between the visible and the invisible, between the here and now and the seemingly elsewhere. - André Aciman
And I thought kitty liter was the unlawful practice of discarding small felines along the roadside. - Robert J. Morrissette
A thick, intense fog was rolling in from the ocean, which created long, strange shadows to form like creatures of their own kind. - Keira D. Skye
Pain will humble ones soul,my pain was necessary as it humbled me beyond my limitations,I do not rush what is meant to be slow,patience". - Patience Kudzu
I wish Goodreads was also a dating site. - Laine
Martie was large, at least by Inuit standards, with skin the colour of an heirloom suitcase and a voice like a cartoon train wreck. - McGrath M. J.
The only time, time is wasted; is when it isn't wasted. - Jonathan Bingham
truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. - Leo Tolstoy
One day you'll be like me" is a waste to say. Instead you should "Someday you'll be better than me. - ParadoxReader
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
if the important thing is not to win but to complete then was not punctual invented. - knight mayor
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth? - Carl R. Rogers
And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms. - William Bradford
And was it his destined part / Only one moment in his life / To be close to your heart? - Ivan Turgenev
Nico was wrong. The Book of Fate isn't already written. It's written every day.Some scars never heal.Then again, some do. - Brad Meltzer
I could smell the food fill up my hunger before the order was even placed. - Phindiwe Nkosi
Shetani ni mungu wa dunia hii kwa wale wasiomwamini Mungu. Kwa wale wanaomwamini Mungu, Mungu ndiye Mungu wa dunia hii. - Enock Maregesi
Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps full the dinner pail is valuable. - George Washington Carver
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
Darnell had received what is called a sound commercial education, and would therefore have found very great difficulty in putting into articulate speech any thought that was worth thinking; - Arthur Machen
Don't let a corrupt Media and Criminal Government continue to Brainwash You. THINK FOR YOURSELVES JAMAICANS WHILE YOU STILL CAN! - Alecia Thompson
To stop the bleeding i pushed back the blood that was bleeding out of the hole in my heart. It kept overflowing when i missed you and im dying, not literally, but my heart is. - Nicole
Where the frontier of science once was is now the centre. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The last image I registered was Ethan and my hand linked, bound and unbreakable. - Erica Sehyun Song
She had conquered, but she had also necessarily lost much. Perhaps what she had lost was not worth keeping; but at any rate she had lost it. - William Dean Howells
All those windows, and not a cat in them. All that light to bask in, wasted. - Lissa Warren The Good Luck Cat
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've never really understood why people sleep. Wasting a third of your life and becoming vulnerable for almost 8 hours every night. Doesn't seem very appealing to me. - Banksy
I 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
The pain of failure had led me to understand that technical excellence was a moral requirement. - Paul Kalanithi
You are mine, woman. And I am yours. Until you, my life was desolate. I existed, but I didn't truly live. Now I live, even in my death." - Maddox , Sang Kekerasan - Gena Showalter
Where were you when I undressed and told the tales of my day?Where were youwhenI was silent with God in prandial pray?Where were youwhen I recited love poems as I lay?Where were you? - Kamand Kojouri
The sure path to tomorrow was plotted in a manger and paved on a cross. And although this sturdy byway is mine for the taking, I have incessantly chosen lesser paths. And maybe it is time to realize that Christmas is a promise that I can walk through the world and never get lost in the woods. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I wish you couldn't figure me out, but you'd always want to know what I was about - Kate Nash
I Write books for the little girl in the adult woman who some man told she was not good enough. Let us dismantle the notion that a woman cannot be free with her sexuality or that she needs a man to make her complete. This one is for the little girls with hearts on their sleeves. - Crystal Evans
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
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish. - Steven Wright
Oh, he was a decent-enough high school student, good grades and well-liked, but his test scores were nothing to write home about. He might as well have Christmas-treed the math test. - Thomas Christopher Greene
By a curious perversity, the human mind refuses to behave itself on the occasions when it should be intensely dramatic. It was so now; the climber suddenly forgot his fears in a smile. The choir had chosen this precise moment to start the Nunc Dimittis. - Whipplesnaith
He preferred to give in the light,because whenit was dark, he was afraid his giving would go unnoticed - Charmaine J Forde
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
...Granny Weatherwax, who had walked nightly without fear in the bandit-haunted forests of the mountains all her life in the certain knowledge that the darkness held nothing more terrible than she was... - Terry Pratchett
The big bad monster wasn't green and hiding under the bed, it wore tasteless floral prints, bright scarlet lipstick and sat in the kitchen smoking and saying 'bollocks' alot. - Jo Brand
Education was the new god, and educated men the new plantation masters. - Charles Bukowski
Everyone is guilty at one time or another of throwing out questions that beg to be ignored, but mothers seem to have a market on the supply. "Do you want a spanking or do you want to go to bed?" Don't you want to save some of the pizza for your brother?" Wasn't there any change? - Erma Bombeck
Hemingway was a jerk.
and realized that death was not only a permanent probability, as he had always believed, but an immediate reality. - Gabriel García Márquez
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
It was a December night so cold and clear that the air felt like the air of the Moon - lung-burning; mentholated and pure - Douglas Coupland
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
I thought yesterday was the first day of the rest of my life but it turns out today is. - Steve Martin
Once upon a time, you were everything to me..and I was everything to you. - marge baylin
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
Anything beautiful now was just a thought yesterday. - Sandesh Hukpachongbang
Once upon a time, there was a story. But no one to tell it. - A.D.Y. Howle
All of the years I spent trying to be someone you could be proud of would have been better spent being proud of myself for who I already was. - Paula Heller Garland
Never was anything great achieved without danger. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Come into my world. I will show you the phenomenon that Stendhal experienced. I will help you feel the cascading arpeggios of Wagner's overture. I will dance to Doga’s waltzes with you. A day spent without appreciating the beauty surrounding us is a waste. Let me appreciate you - Kamand Kojouri
It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up -- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had. - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
I used to think there was a secret when it came to success, until I read a shit load of books and posts and realized the secret is the millionaires are getting rich off idiots like me who believe there truly is a secret. - James Jean-Pierre
Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation. - Lawana Blackwell
The happiest moment i've ever felt was that moment when i discovered my ability to create. - Dr. Hazem Ali
Apa yang menjadikan seorang dikatakan dewasa? Cara berfikir dalam menjalani hidup yang ketir. - Innasafa
Outside, the afternoon sun was an orange sliver on an icy horizon. - Tracy Kidder
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 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.
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
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
I was very surprised when last I bought a packet of cigarettes and had to request a refund as I read a warning that told me "smoking can cause fatal lung cancer". - Robert Clark
The only way to consistently perform at your potential is to ask: Am I better than I was yesterday? - Chris Matakas
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are - Kurt Cobain
The only soap of a dirty society is the clean men; only the clean can wash the grimy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We were in ways I can’t seem to grasp. We moved like fluid, scattering our love throughout each other. We moved along, out of our eyes and through our veins. It was unintentionally and in turn, unconditionally. - Dominic Riccitello
There is nothing more entertaining then leaving someone speechless. Yet, there is nothing sadder than realizing that person was incapable of retaining half of what you said, and will repeat the story all wrong to someone else. - Shannon L. Alder
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
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
Everything was brighter and more colorful in those years, as if my youth was ending in an explosion of unreal passion. Memories like these make my life sacred and holy. - Roman Payne
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street 'experts' were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
Jesus didn't fight against what was wrong. But he fought for what was right. - Ricky Maye
Many people make the mistake of saving money by wasting time. - J.R. Rim
…..she needed him to know she did not care. She was spirited, tenacious, and full of contempt for him. - Coco J. Ginger
I didn't know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.
I could’ve quit long ago, but there wouldn’t be nothing to quit to, unless I was ready to commit suicide. - James Jean-Pierre
What matters most:"What he had yearned to embrace was not the flesh but a downy spirit, a spark, the impalpable angel that inhabits the flesh."Wind, Sand and Stars. - Richard Bach
Through all of youth I was looking for youwithout knowing what I was looking for - W.S. Merwin
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated, but not signed. - Christopher Morley
She was one of those people who are irrevocably, incurably honest and therefore both inflexible and vulnerable at the same time. - Azar Nafisi
Already my life was not mine, Now someone has made my Dreams the Tenement so, I have no way other than to love the Patron....! - M.H. Rakib
Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. - Thomas Paine
I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine. - Rita Rudner
You should be happy because I was certain (predictable) with u, rest of the world named me VOLCANO. - Balkrishn Sanmotra
I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words. - Ovid
It was very relaxing to be away from civilization, and this bothered me. I should not have found the loneliness so welcoming. - Stephenie Meyer
She was crushed by society like a mosquito fending for its unborn young - Owen Jones
Don't waste your time trying to win people over that can never be won over. - Joel Osteen
What if...the doctors couldn't find anything wrong? What if I was over-exaggerating the pain, weakness, and weird sensations? - Jennifer Starzec
To respect law, a man carries mercy with his endeavours. To respect ethics, he moves on wasteful relationships. - Harshit Walia
It is better to lose your life than to waste it. - John Piper
Don’t waste your precious time in worrying about someone taking your place. You know God has already planned something for you. Focus on your job and you will reach the place you deserve! - Syed Mustafa Faraz Ahmad
This corner of history was as real as the tiled floor under our feet or the wooden tabletop under our fingers. The people to whom it had happened had actually lived and breathed and felt and thought and then died, as we did - as we would. - Elizabeth Kostova
He was a thinker, but also a man of action. - Dan Millman
She wasn't actually speaking to me, she was singing a kind of lullaby of talk. But, eventually, the music stopped. - Alice Sebold
Everyone had learned that it was worth giving up privacy for the merest possibility of fame, and the idea that only a private self was truly autonomous and free had be lost in the static of the airwaves. - Salman Rushdie
When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
You can believe whatever you will, as long as you realize: it was your decision! - Akiroq Brost
The world was incomprehensibly intricate, and yet this forest made a simple sense in her heart that she felt nowhere else. - David Guterson
We do not have to dig deep into history to understand the reality. The examples of Saddam Hussain, who was executed after a sham trial and the case of Muammar Gaddafi, who killed after surrendering in broad daylight, have given enough factual reality to understand the painful truth. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
I had sex with Jett because I was attracted to him. Jett hired me because he wanted me. It was lust at first sight. - J.C. Reed
A joke explained is a joke wasted.
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
The appeal by twentieth-century pluralists to scientific method was also ideologically—and even messianically—driven. It ignored scientific data that interfered with environmentalist assumptions and misrepresented socialist faith as scientific planning. - Paul Edward Gottfried
The land flourished because it was fed from so many sources--because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and peoples. - Lyndon B. Johnson
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
nothing in this world was more difficult than love. - Gabriel García Márquez
Now my love is thaw'd; which, like a waxen image 'gainst a fire, bears no impression of the thing it was. - William Shakespeare
We alays blame the outer world for our failures, unhappiness and frustration. It is time to realise that it is health, harmony and wealth of our inner world that determine the degree of our success, joy, peace and bliss. - Vishwas Chavan
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
Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they had loved her. - G.K. Chesterton
I don't hold Travis anymore, of course- not to read to him, or for any other reason, either. I wish I'd known that the last time was going to be the last time. - Elizabeth Berg
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
I could not escape a feeling that this was my own funeral, and you do not cry in that case. - John Knowles
Time appears to be most wasted when someone seeks truth in lies - Munia Khan
The journey has many bumps, twists and turns. But one day you will reach your destination. You'll know for sure then that it was all worth it. So keep on trusting and keep on walking. The end will be more glorious than you can imagine. - Anusha Atukorala
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
He was thirteen that year, the age when children splinter off and abandon the old loves. - Mark Costello
I was thinking of how sometimes, trying to say the right thing to people, it's like some kind of brain surgery... - M.T Anderson
At last started to play and she gestured to dance with me. As we slow danced I couldn’t tell what day or year it was. For all I know, Etta could have been singing it live. We danced like lovers do and as the song neared it’s melodic end, she whispered in my ear—I just got lost with you. - Kayko Tamaki
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
In a perverse way, I was glad for the stitches, glad it would show, that there would be scars. What was the point in just being hurt on the inside? It should bloody well show. - Janet Fitch
My outstretched arms found hers, and I was home. - Hilary T. Smith
Solitude was my only consolation - deep, dark, deathlike solitude. - Mary Shelley
How would this world be if there was not God? The answer is simple: it would become itself God. - Sorin Cerin
School was the unhappiest time of my life and the worst trick it ever played on me was to pretend that it was the world in miniature. For it hindered me from discovering how lovely and delightful and kind the world can be, and how much of it is intelligible. - E.M. Forster
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: I was watching an old western and started thinking the Good, the Bad and the Ugly are present in all of us. What determines which one dominates is the one that is fed. Which one are you feeding? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Sometimes you wish the world would be a better place and sometimes you wish the world was a better place. Only the great understanding of the difference of the time between the past and present moment will make it a better place. - Jammy Creamer
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
There is absolutely no substitute for the best. Good food cannot be made of inferior ingredients masked with high flavor. It is true thrift to use the best ingredients available and to waste nothing. - James Beard
The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children. - Ivan Turgenev
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
When I was a child I spake as a child. - Bible
I sat near a window in our little synagogue and looked out at the large church and wondered how a statue whose face was so full of love could be worshipped by someone whose heart was so full of hate. - Chaim Potok
The character was created by you, if you kill yourself you kill the character, it happen because you done it... you don't realise it! - Deyth Banger
Any other iron on you? he asked impatiently.Just my tongue stud.His look was a mixture of curiosity and horror.I’m kidding, you idiot. Let’s go. - Kiersten White
I could sum up my younger life in one word.-Misunderstanding. Most of my school life was spend in protection mode. Which made any 'benefit' I could get from socializing, useless. - TinaJ. Richardson
If you aren't constantly focused on your goals, you can easily waste all of the time, energy and money you invest in pursuing them. - Rob Liano
I have been waiting for many lifetimes to recognize that I am worthy and in one brief conversation I learned that I am simply because I was born. Worthiness is not earned, it is given as a result of birth. - Monika Zands
Jesus was a Jew, yes, but only on his mother's side.
Unlike most fine writers, he wasn't in love with his own words. - Douglas Brinkley
There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
Failure wasn't an option for those who have success today! - Mary Rodwell
Not even waste/is inviolate./The day misspent,/the love misplaced,/has inside it/the seed of redemption./Nothing is exempt from resurrection. - Kay Ryan
One day I decided that existing simply did not work for me, and that was when I began to live. - Sai Marie Johnson
My memories of my time in high altitude astronomy indicate that there were no oxygen concentration monitors or alarms in the areas that liquid nitrogen was in use at the high altitude astronomical facilities where I had worked. - Steven Magee
Smartass Disciple: What were you thinking when the truth is revealed unto you?Master of Stupidity: I wasn't thinking. I was having sex when it came to my mind. - Toba Beta
Made you the subject of my dreams, I was always the first to hear your screams. Haven't you had enough of all these schemes? Re-run all the scenes...Haven't you noticed we're being a bit too extreme? I know not everything is as it seems, but aren't you tired of floating downstream? - Dalal Gebara
The only way to live several lives in one lifespan is to write stories. - Vishwas Mudagal
Very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women. - Bible
She was the half-whispers born from half-thoughts, the half-breaths of dying half-hearts. - Hubert Martin
What she had long believed was not true, and now the world was wide open to discover what was.It is like all my life I thought the sky was green. - Shannon Hale
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
I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office."(Washington DC, 12 May, 2008) - George W. Bush
(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
Truth might be heroic, but it was not within the range of practical domestic politics. - Samuel Butler
I wanted to be that,The one which was vast,The one which laughed,The one which surpassed,Yes, which also collapsed.True, it was abstract.I wanted to be that.I still, want to be that! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Another great contribution to science of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A) was his Theory of Light. He said that light reflected by different objects comes to us, but only a part of the rays enter our eyes. That is the reason why we do not see distant objects clearly. - Infallible Imam (A) (www.alhassanain.org/english/?com=book&id=721)
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
Paralyzed I was, you were standing tall and fier;You took my fragile heart as a souvenir. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know. - Mark Twain
Niemand kann euch etwas eröffnen, das nicht schon im Dämmern eures Wissens schlummert. - Kahlil Gibran
I destroyed that doll, hoping the sacrifice would somehow reverse time and bring my father back. I was a mad scientist and an angry child. - Walter Mosley
An eagle does not crawl because it was born to fly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
My mother and father held hands. I wondered what that was like, to hold someone's hand. I bet you could sometimes find all of the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
If I have done great things it's because I was standing in the closet of smart men taking notes and then publishing their ideas as my own. - Isaac Newton
This universe was created for the love, by the love, and with love. - Debasish Mridha
Thats why I was running the debugger, I didn't want it to crash.
I did it partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again. - Mark Twain
I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn't a professional, the knife had butter on it. - Rodney Dangerfield
What is a life?" Scapegrace continued. "Is life merely living? Is it having a heartbeat? Or is life the effect you have on others? Is it the effect you have on the world around you? If so, what have I done with mine? How have I wasted it? - Derek Landy
Have compassion for your past. By showing love to the present. Your past was just the portal to now. - Matthew Donnelly
And evolution wasn't even properly invented until the late 1800s. Is that enough time to get a Labrador retriever from a dire wolf? I think not. - Bobby Henderson
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 went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed but all I could do was to get drunk again. - Charles Bukowski
Sorrow was like the wind. It came in gusts. - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
On game shows, some people will take the trip to France, but most people will take the washer dryer pair. - Chuck Palahniuk
Previously, when I began to write this tale, I set out by saying that Mlle. Claude was a whore. She is a whore, of course, and I'm not trying to deny it, but what I say now is--if Mlle. Claude is a whore then what name shall I find for the other women I know? - Henry Miller
Yes I was in love, no I am not able to forget it. - Srinivas Shenoy
A heart can be shared.Who decided that a 'broken heart' was a bad thing? - Julia Esposito
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.
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
My daughter asked if the boogie man was scary. I said, "Not as scary as the boogie woman. - Randy Kagan
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
I tried on different versions of myself. I was so many different girls... - Jennifer Elisabeth
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
Deep pains only comes from palpable memory. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
I could be whatever I wanted to be if I trusted that music, that song, that vibration of God that was inside of ME. - Shirley MacLaine
The best self help book I've ever read was, The little Engine that Could. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
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
Like most hearts, it was complicated, shaded with dark and dappled with light. - Kate DiCamillo
If it wasn't for the elderly we wouldn't be were we are today. - Nettie Febus
That's what tears are for, you know, to wash away the fear and cool the hate. - Laurie R. King
The awareness that ‘money will get spent’ must never be kept; whatever gets spent at whatever time is correct. That’s why it was told to spend money, so that they can be free from greed and they can give it again and again. - Dada Bhagwan
When good men die their goodness does not perish,But lives though they are gone. As for the bad,All that was theirs dies and is buried with them. - Euripides
Doing a thing well is often a waste of time. - Robert Byrne
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn't exist.
(On his gravestone): "I told you I was ill". - Spike Milligan
Why are we afraid of the silence that ensues after our death? Wasn’t it the same silence we endured before birth? Isn’t it the same silence we revel in when we are completely immersed in the present moment? Let us not be afraid. - Kamand Kojouri
Humanity was a passing notion to him; something he liked to try on for size and model in the dressing room, but never actually felt compelled to buy. - Jane Bled
THE FOND OLD COUPLE WASDISAPPEARING TOGETHER THROUGHSUCCESSIVE AMPUTATIONS. - Jenny Holzer
They never understood what Harry Potter was about. Or maybe they didn't want to understand. - Asmara W.M
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
Be a good person but do not waste time to prove it. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
People want what was best about the world. - Emily St. John Mandel
Reality was once a dream that took flight. - Shannon L. Alder
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.
Who said you weren't good enough? If it was you then pack up that thought and send it to Mars. If it wasn't you then pack up that thought and send it back to that person. - Diana Jaber
I was the solitary plovera pencil for a wing-boneFrom the secret notesI must tiltupon the pressureexecute and adjust In us sea-air rhythm"We live by the urgent waveof the verse - Lorine Niedecker
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living. - Pablo Picasso
The heart was made to be broken. - Oscar Wilde
He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which. - Douglas Adams
The artist's greatest creation beganthe night he washed his memory of his failuresrubbed opium on his lipsdrank the wine that women offered himand lay down and wept. - Roman Payne
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages. - Ruth Hurmence Green
He was fortified by a memory which kept only the good things and rejected the ill. Despite his sorrows, he had had a fair share of joys and these were ever fresh and accessible. - Evelyn Waugh
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
... 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
Try to breathe," he said, and for the first time the only thought in my head after an instruction like that wasn't Fuck you.I breathed. - Alice Sebold
Just the sight of one another, just the sight of our smiles was enough to fill our hearts with the joy of seeing each other again. - Sawada Tsunayoshi
Oh, Lord, why was she doomed to adore a man steeped in blindness and utter stupidity? - V.S. Carnes
I am right. I`m always right. One time I thought I was wrong, I found out I was right. - Jerry Lee Lewis
I was going to sue for defamation of character, but then I realised I have no character. - Charles Barkley
He loved her for almost everything she was & she decided that was enough to let him stay for a very long time. - Brian Andreas
At the time we glorify self instead of glorify God, at that time we are wasting our time as... God is Time. - indonesia123
In a way it was worth it, she thought, except that it was such a total waste. - Diana Wynne Jones
It was only much later that he was made flesh and blood [in the Gospels] on paper. Thus Christ was created as a literary creation. - Paul Louis Couchoud
When you told me, You are my star, my heart danced with joy because that was the best sentence that I have ever heard. - Debasish Mridha
Time is given us to be happy and for no other reason [...] When we waste time, we waste happiness. - L. Frank Baum
Harding was not a bad man, he was just a slob. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned to a pillar of salt. So it goes. - Kurt Vonnegut
A brilliant mind was first a listener that observed the actions of the people that loved and hated them, then found a way to express their feelings, when real communication was lost. - Shannon L. Alder
time is the only one things te should always battle withnot success. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living. - A.E. van Vogt
Adrian Mole's father was so angry that so many pepole got divorced nowadays. HE had been unhappilly married for 30 years, why should everybody else get away? - Sue Townsend
The world is before you, and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in. - James Baldwin
When I began to write fiction that I knew would be published as science fiction, [and] part of what I brought to it was the critical knowledge that science fiction was always about the period in which it was written. - William Gibson
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
Everyone helping out was supposed to make me feel better, but it actually made me feel more like a screw up. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
I was brought up in a Christian environment where, because God had to be given pre-eminence, nothing else was allowed to be important. I have broken through to the position that because God exists, everything has significance. - Evangeline Paterson
The more he smiled, the more I wanted to hate him, and yet it was the very thing that made hating him impossible. - Jamie McGuire
Damien Hirst is acceptable because he's a brand. It's like buying a Porche. Hardline conservatives will never accept it, others think it's a massive waste of money but most will just shrug and move on - Qatar cultural official
King was a transformed person. Evil was no longer a theory. - Troy Jackson
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
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
She was no longer wresting with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts. - George Eliot
And it seemed at last that there were two musics progressing at one time before the seat of Ilúvatar, and they were utterly at variance. The one was deep and wide ad beautiful, but slow and blended with an immeasurable sorrow from which its beauty chiefly came. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Faith in God is an opening up, a letting go, a deep trust, a free act of love - but sometimes it was so hard to love. - Yann Martel
It wasn’t worth it, but at the time it was. And that’s all that mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
Years ago my mother said to me, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' For years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. - Mary Chase
I spent most of my life trying to specialize myself. I went to theater school, film school, music school, mime school ... Finally, I was able to gather enough knowledge to build the confidence to create my own work, that goes utterly against the sense of specialization. - Nuno Roque
And it never failed that during the dry years the people forgot about the rich years, and during the wet years they lost all memory of the dry years. It was always that way. - John Steinbeck
Society was created not by men but by women; men played only a side role. - Debasish Mridha
The man who was once starved may revenge himself upon the world not by stealing just once, or by stealing only what he needs, but by taking from the world an endless toll in payment of something irreplaceable, which is the lost faith. - Anaïs Nin
As soon as she says this, I realize she is just like everyone else, and wish I was back at home so that all the things I do not understand could be the same as they always are. - Claire Keegan
We all have anger in our hearts at times from past situations or even present. These thoughts hurt one’s self more than anything. Without the effort of washing those thoughts from our minds there can be no inner peace. - Ron Baratono
what was there when nothing began, what will be there when everything ends? - varun bhat
I was used to being the smartest guy in the room, and then God dropped me in a place that was well beyond me. It was painfully awesome. - Matt Chandler
In the 1950s at least less was expected of women. Now we're supposed to build a career, build a home, be the supermum that every child deserves, the perfect wife, meet the demands of elderly parents, and still stay sane. - Sara Sheridan
To talk about God, except in the context of prayer, is to take His name in vain.One may, indeed, talk to a child about God, but this is on a par with telling him that he was brought to his mother by a stork. - Ferdinand Ebner
You are the child of this universe. For you, she was waiting billions of years. - Debasish Mridha
The most important people are the once who loved me when i was hardly likable - Robin Dabhi
For many years, I searched for this connection outside of myself but always to no avail. It was only when I turned inward did I find this power. - David W. Earle
He was stupid, yes, in the particular way that very clever people can be stupid. - Terry Pratchett
Something had lubricated us. Something had washed us clean. I understood, and at the same minute I understood that that they all understood, too. Hate had passed away, and in its place was the other word that's just as big. ("Golden Baby") - Alice Brown
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
To the family of a victim of a fatal accident, the deceased was at the wrong place at the wrong time. To the family of the morgue owner, the deceased was at the right place at the right time. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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 see who I am, and I am beyond who I was. - Steven Cuoco
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
When I was in my twenties and broke, I'd buy books before food. A meal will sustain you for a few hours, a good book will sustain you for life. - Gabrielle Zevin
Like the hub of a wheel, the church’s corporate life is an extension of the good news that God was in Christ reconciling the whole world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them. - Harold L. Senkbeil
Remember, the village idiot was the spiritual man who built the ark and saved his family. Keep being you and never give up marching to the beat of your own drum! - Shannon L. Alder
Waiting is not wasting. It is a strategy for champing for greater things. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
I was miserable, of course, for I was seventeen, and so I swung into action and wrote a poem, and it was miserable, for that's how I thought poetry worked: you digested experience and shat literature. [from "Mingus at the Showplace"] - William Matthews
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
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 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
They took my booksbecause my message was love.They took my penbecause my words were love.Then they took my voicebecause my song was love.Soon they’ll take myselfso nothing remains.But they don’t know that when I'm gonemy love will stay. - Kamand Kojouri
No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next. - Edgar Watson Howe
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
How was I able to live alone before, my little everything? Without you I lack self-confidence, passion for work, and enjoyment of life--in short, without you, my life is no life.[Written to his wife, Mileva] - Albert Einstein
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
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
the voice taunted, and threatened: "you are afraid, unhappy, dissatisfied, what if…."but I knew, this was not His language for motivating my heart,so I waited quietly to hear my Father's native tongue, "I love, I am satisfied, I trust, this is the way..." - and I moved. - Kate Mullane Robertson
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
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 was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. - Edgar Allan Poe
I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
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
And there was that poor sucker Flaubert rolling around on his floor for three days looking for the right word. - Dorothy Parker
Equally as therapeutic was the fact that disaster did not come. - Daniel Smith
Snub end of a dismal year, deep in the dwarf orchard, The sky with its undercoat of blackwash and point stars,I stand in the dark and answer toMy life, this shirt I want to take off,which is on fire . . . - Charles Wright
In Tsurani culture, forgiveness was simply a less shameful form of weakness than capitulation. - Raymond E. Feist
if you don´t wanna teach don´t waste time learning - osvaldo yambi
So I was the son of a man who had Vietnam living inside him. Yeah I had all kinds of reasons for feeling sorry for myself. Being fifteen didn't help. Sometimes I thought that being fifteen was the worst tragedy of all. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship. - Robert Harris
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
Time stops for no one, and no one can stop time. Yet we can waste it, spend it, treasure it, and be on it. No wonder time runs from us. - Bree Osmundsen
Renee loved to do things. That was mysterious to me, since I was more comfortable talking about things and never doing them. She liked passion. She liked adventure. I cowered from passion and talked myself out of adventure. - Rob Sheffield
Political advocacy plastered next to Bible verses makes me anxious. I'm not a betting woman, but if I was I'd say that Jesus is not a member of either political party. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
In not a single one of these little campaigns was I victorious. In other words, in each case, I personally failed, but I have lived to see the thesis upon which I was operating vindicated. And what I very often say is that I’ve lived to see my lost causes found. - Pauli Murray
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
All of sudden, this shooting star went by, and all I could think was that they were listening to us somehow. - Nicholas Sparks
The inner voice is something which cannot be described in words. But sometimes we have a positive feeling that something in us prompts us to do a certain thing. The time when I learnt to recognise this voice was, I may say, the time when I started praying regularly. - Mahatma Gandhi
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
Once lead this people into war and they will forget there ever was such a thing as tolerance. - Woodrow Wilson
MISERICORDE, n. A dagger which in mediaeval warfare was used by the foot soldier to remind an unhorsed knight that he was mortal. - Ambrose Bierce
It was one of those ridiculous arrangements that couples make when they are separating, but before they are divorced - when they still imagine that children and property can be shared with more magnanimity than recrimination. - John Irving
On October 14th, the sweetest thing happened to me. On that day at sunset, I met you by the sea. It was that day I found a great purpose and a wonderful reason to be. - Debasish Mridha
Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought? - Joan Didion
She was wise enough to hold her tongue. As this is the only instance known of a Woman's ever having done so, it was judged worthy to be recorded here. - Matthew Lewis
I think there were times when I was so afraid of losing you that I forgot I even had you at all. - Ashly Lorenzana
Don't let the bonds of fear and doubt keep you from attempting the impossible. Each attempt will loosen the chains and you'll eventually break free, thus finding the 'impossible' was actually possible all along. - J.E.B. Spredemann
Who knew that the path to a womans heart was through the soul of an honest man? - Melissa de la Cruz
It was one of those striking moments in life where you find familiarity in the inexplicable. - Gerry Abbey
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot. - Bill Gates
I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
COMPROMISE, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due. - Ambrose Bierce
Both joy and gratitude go hand in hand together. More grateful you are more joyful you will be. - Vishwas Chavan
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.
Life is a conversation with yourself. And who are you if not the eternal presence behind everything that is, was, and will be? Like this, the blow of each breeze and the beauty of each sunset can teach you about yourself, if you listen. If you hear. - Vironika Tugaleva
You always were such a worrier. It was as if you thought your worrying was all that held the world together, and if you stopped for a split second the whole thing would just fly apart. - Paul Murray
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
They sit there shouting "Don't do it." Someone told them revolution looked like the Cosby Show. A slight tug with a good lesson. Revolution is a tough struggle between what was and what needs to be. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Love, he told himself, was open to interpretation like any other abstract indulgence but followed the same principles everywhere, irrespective of everything else. One, either won or lost in love, there was no bridge in between, and he decided he had lost, lost to himself, if not to her. - Faraaz Kazi
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
Come on guys, you cant fight like this forever""Actually," Simon said, raising his hand,"I can".Jace made a weird noise and I realized he was trying not to laugh-which by the way, wasn't working. - Cassandra Clare
I never had to chase 7 women but always and whenever there was only one. - Kent Lamarc
So I let her go, too. And I'm sorry. I know you loved her. It was hard not to.Takumi - John Green
In the beginning, there was nothing. And then BOOM! Universe. - Aishabella Sheikh
He wrote as a young man that God's noblest gift was the gift of an inquiring mind. - John Adams
Where'd the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn't stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall - Paolo Nutini
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
I was so self-critical. I still am; but it's not as bad anymore. - Fiona Apple
And there he was waiting for the song to end, but it started again, like it's on repeat, maybe he is never meant to be happy, maybe this is the only feeling life has for him. - Alamvusha
Don't you wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence? There's one marked 'Brightness,' but it doesn't work. - Gallagher
Her legacy was not--would not be--this disease. Phyllis Marie Unold Avery told us stories...It is my promise to her that for as long as I am able, I will recognize, restory, and remember. - Nancy A. Dafoe
When I dreamed about becoming a fantasy adventurer, I was always a max-level character with epic gear. Look at me. I’m wearing vendor trash. - Noelle Alladania Meade
Emile Zola was a poor student at his school at Aix. We are all so different largely because we all have different combinations of intelligences. If we recognize this, I think we will have at least a better chance of dealing appropriately with many problems that we face in the world.
The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon! - William Wordsworth
It was the misfortune of poetry to be seldom safely enjoyed by those who enjoyed it completely; and that the strong feelings which alone could estimate it truly were the very feelings which ought to taste it but sparingly. - Jane Austen
Now I had my goals,I made my plansAnd things I ought to achieve.I thought success was the lock, And hard work was the key. - Nirab karki
Thirty thousand a year was all right, but dyspepsia and inability to be humanly happy robbed such princely income of all its value. - Jack London
The past was "built", the present is "assembled" & the future - "programmed"! - Vishwanath S J
It was our first date and I asked what his favorite movie is. He asked if I’d judge him, but instead of judging him I just loved him. - Dominic Riccitello
Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm. - John F. Kennedy
The father of Egyptology was Father Athanasius Kircher. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Behind every person who’s committed an unimaginable crime is an adult who committed unimaginable violence against them as a child. All of them, as if it was plotted that way. Violence begets violence, and that violence begets even more violence. - Ji-young Gong
It was a burden on all her muscles. A hollow deeper than her bones. She braced herself though, she knew why Atlas stood so tall. - Hubert Martin
A house from which nobody ever went away without feeling better in some way. A house in which there was always laughter. - L.M. Montgomery
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope and that was him. - Yuvika Mathur
I don't know do I exist?I'm two different characters, DeYtH Banger isn't even and my name it was a character created by me. But who am I??Can I use the word "I"?, who is "I". You use "I", he use this word and she use this word, but who is "I"? - Deyth Banger
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
It answers the question that was tormenting you: my love, you are not 'one thing in my life' - not even the most important - because my life no longer belongs to me because...you are always me. - Jean-Paul Sartre
NEWTONIAN, adj. Pertaining to a philosophy of the universe invented by Newton, who discovered that an apple will fall to the ground, but was unable to say why. His successors and disciples have advanced so far as to be able to say when. - Ambrose Bierce
Every big problem was at one time a wee disturbance. - Unknown
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it. - Thomas Jefferson
Romance is dead. It was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece. - Matt Groening
She knew that it was better to have a dream and pay a price for it than to be lukewarm. - regarding St. Teresa of Avila - Mark Salzman
But at the very moment she was thinking these thoughts, adventure, as she afterwards told my Mother, was stalking her. - P.L. Travers
All utopias are dystopias. The term "dystopia" was coined by fools that believed a "utopia" can be functional. - A.E. Samaan
The mind is a lifelong consolidation of experiences and inner dialogue that was invented by self-perception - our ego. - Renee Cefalu
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
It’s too bad if a heart lacks fire,and is deprived of the light of a heart ablaze.The day on which you arewithout passionate loveis the most wasted day of your life. - Omar Khayyám
Ah! That glance of yours did some magic on me, you were not aware of. For once I died and was reborn. - Ramana Pemmaraju
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
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
Having no resources within himself, he was compelled to be the copyist of many, and being such, he was forever the victim of inconsistency; - Frederick Douglass
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
Training was all I could think about. One Sunday when I found the stadium locked, I broke in and worked out in the freezing cold. Every painful set, every extra rep, was a step toward my goal of winning. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
He was trying to find his footing in a world both familiar and foreign - H.W. Brands
Some wrong eternity that wouldn’t budge, like trying to move a wardrobe or a safe, only to feel how light I was. - Deborah Digges
When he stood up, it was a very complicated motion. If the deck chairs on the Ship to the Sea of Night had opened up, they would have done so like that. It was like he was unfolding himself forever. - Neil Gaiman
I was coming home from kindergarten--well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves. - Ellen DeGeneres
Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door.
I have no faith in human perfectability. 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
Lies can live for thousands of years and deceitful but truth will always penetrate to the darkness of surfaces and show the light to the merciful ones and evils one shall be ashamed and flee away like bees. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
That was a day that taught me the meaning of abject failure. - Walter Moers
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God. - Voltaire
I am crying over the loss of something I never had. How ridiculous. Mourning something that never was my dashed hopes, dashed dreams, and my soured expectations. - E.L. James
It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready. - Sarah Kay
We can speak and think only of what exists. And what exists is uncreated and imperishable for it is whole and unchanging and complete. It was not or nor shall be different since it is now, all at once, one and continuous. - Parmenides
I touched him. From brain to body, in ways I couldn’t quite understand. But he did and for him, that was all that mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof. - J. K. Rowling
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
Desire was just the dumbest thing. You wanted what you wanted until it was yours. Then you didn’t want it anymore. You took what you had for granted until it was no longer yours. This, it seemed to her, was one of the crueller paradoxes of human nature. - Ann Brashares
Look," she said, and just that. That was the only time she opened her mouth, because she wanted to say something unnecessary, something that wouldn't be important or memorable, so I wouldn't have to remember her voice.We looked at the veil then, the thing that had turned her this way, and we smiled. - Willa Valentine
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
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
I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time. - Martha Stewart
Life to me is a beautiful gift from from AdoShem that should not be wasted but shared with others. Including amazing revelations that are meant to be seen and meant to be told for such a time as this! - Sipporah Joseph
When I die I hope it may be said:'Her suffering was black, but her books were read'. - Shannon L. Alder
These places I traveled through, they were a lot like the people I knew. Some abodes I muddled about for a day or two, others entertained my thoughts for a year or a few. Each place and person gave me wisdom or growth, and, if I was lucky, sometimes I'd get both. - Hubert Martin
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to listen to the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
They would not find me changed from him they knew Only more sure of all I thought was true. - Robert Frost
When I was a child, I thought as a child. But now I have put away childish things. - Philip K. Dick
I was brought up Christian, then I was agnostic and then I realized I was atheist... This movie [Agora] is about fundamentalism and hate. - Alejandro Amenábar
Often the most effective statement we can make in a noisy world is to say nothing at all. Don't waste your words over something or to someone who deserves silence. - Chris Vonada
[Religious belief is] outmoded and ridiculous. [Belief in gods was a] worn out but once useful crutch in mankind's journey towards truth. We consider the time has come for that crutch to be abandoned. - Peter Atkins
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
Hanya masalah waktu untuk kita menjadi dewasa. Saat itu tiba, baik dan buruk samar batasnya. Seperti menorehkan putih di atas hitam. - Novi Zadia
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. - George Washington
[...] the sense that everyone was incommunicado with everyone else and living on an entirely wrong plane, so that the meaning, the message, the love, or whatever it was that each life contained, never could find its expression. - Patricia Highsmith
It was all a matter of timing," she says. "My train was late that day. The day I saw you drop your notebook. Had it been on schedule we never would have met. Maybe we were never meant to. It was a possibility, one of thousands, and not inevitable, the way some things are. - Erin Morgenstern
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
Loss was like that, Gamache knew. You didn't just lose a loved one. You lost your heart, your memories, your laughter, your brain and it even took your bones. Eventually it all came back, but different. Rearranged - Louise Penny
The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison, was the miracle. - Anaïs Nin
No nation was ever drunk when wine was cheap. - Thomas Jefferson
By the time she yanked on her old jeans and a battered plaid flannel shirt, she felt almost normal. Calm, as she plugged in the coffee pot. But the nightmare was still very much on her mind, because it wasn’t a dream…It was a memory. - Dani Harper
The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid.Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant.The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation. - Waseem Latif
Being Friends with you was great but now we will be lovers. - V.Kuotsu
Waves of positivity and possibilities send tiny ripples of hope to wash away the walls of negativity. - Debasish Mridha
If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. - George Monbiot
PALACE, n. A fine and costly residence, particularly that of a great official. The residence of a high dignitary of the Christian Church is called a palace; that of the Founder of his religion was known as a field, or wayside. There is progress. - Ambrose Bierce
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser than he was yesterday. - Abraham Lincoln
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
When i thought i was learning to live I was learning to die - Lenardo De Vinchi
To fall for the notion of a 'double truth' and argue there was one set of truths for reason and another for faith and never the two shall meet made nonsense of the idea of truth itself. - Arthur Herman
Death, he felt, was only a kind of warning rather than a desperate and permanent end. - László Krasznahorkai
No man ever truly possesses a woman, anyhow," said Gidas moodily. "He has her body for a time if he's lucky, but only the most fleeting glimpse into her soul." Gidas was a poet, or wanted to be. - Guy Gavriel Kay
I must say that acting was good training for the political life that lay ahead of us. - Anthony Burgess
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
I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted. - Frederick Douglass
...there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness, too. That was writing. - Markus Zusak
His age was indeterminate. But in cynicism and general world weariness, which is a sort of carbon dating of the personality, he was about seven thousand years old. - Terry Pratchett
There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time. - Rebecca West
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
In an exhibition wherein paintings of nudes were commonplace, that of Madame Gautreau in her black evening dress was considered scandalously erotic. -from The Greater Journey - David McCullough
I was in love with a beautiful blond once. She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for. - W.C. Fields
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
I was against the Iraq war I was against the Afghan war I was against bombing Libya and Syria but to be quite honest and with a heavy heart because more innocent people are gonna be killed....We have to step in and help wipeout ISIS! - Cal Sarwar
At five in the afternoon. It was exactly five in the afternoon. A boy brought the white sheet at five in the afternoon. A frail of lime ready prepared at five in the afternoon. The rest was death, and death alone - Federico García Lorca
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
Never be defined by what has happened to you in the past, it was just a life lesson, not a life sentence. ~ - Donald Pillai
Later, he would ask later who Attila was. Now he only wanted Belial's kiss. His heat. His passion. A quick gallop. Frenzied eternity. Insanity multiplied. A perfect, mind-numbing, bone-shattering small death. He wanted it all. Now. Now. Now. - Ciaran O. Dwynvil
If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. - Mickey Mantle
She opened her eyes. "Is this real?""Very real." I brushed the soaked strands off her cheek, wondering if I was lying or not and if I should care if I was. "Angel, let me kiss you. - Jennifer L. Armentrout
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life. - - Muhammad Ali
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
He remembered that she was pretty, and, more, that she had a special grace in the intimacy of life. She had the secret of individuality which excites and escapes. - Joseph Conrad
When well told, a story captured the subtle movement of change. If a novel was a map of a country, a story was the bright silver pin that marked the crossroads. - Ann Patchett
When I view all beings not as special creations, but as the lineal descendants of some few beings which lived long before the first bed of the Cambrian system was deposited, they seem to me to become ennobled. - Charles Darwin
The twinkling of an eye. That is the most wonderful expression. I've thought from time to time it was the best thing in life, that little incandescence you see in people when the charm of a thing strikes them, or the humor of it. 'The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart.' That's a fact. - Marilynne Robinson
I no longer have the energy for meaningless friendships, forced interactions or unnecessary conversations. If we don’t vibrate on the same frequency there’s just no reason for us to waste our time. I’d rather have no one and wait for substance than to not feel someone and fake the funk. - Joquesse Eugenia
Any time not spent on love is wasted. - Torquato Tasso
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
He was just so gorgeous, erotic, and intimidating at the same time, she said, grinning. - Beth Bares
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
Nothing great was ever acheived without enthusiasm.
Unlike Kim Cardassian or Donald Trump, Montaigne regarded the inward glance as an adventure in self-effacement not self infatuation. He was a charming and perceptive critic of his own foibles, especially alert to his weakness for inconsistency. - Danny Heitman
Few people will understand that to love is like being able to select and read a good book. They don’t just stop at the title or the cover. They stop because...they wanted to read the content. The wanted to read each word, each sentence, each line, but most of all, what was in between the lines... - lauren klarfeld
Only 8% of our worry will come to pass. 92% of our worry is wasted. DON'T PANIC - Mark Gorman
As I was sitting in my chair,I knew the bottom wasn't there,Nor legs nor back, but I just sat,Ignoring little things like that. - Hughes Mearns
...the kind of weather that reminds you after a long winter that while the world wasn't built for humans, we were built for the world. t - John Green
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
Seems like the world is spinning smooth without a bump or squeak except when love comes in. Then the whole machine just quits like a loud load of wash on imbalance--the buzzer singing to high heave, the danger light flashing. - Sandra Cisneros
She never got a chance to fall out of love, to do it properly, slowly and thoroughly, and the result was he was like a phantom limb. Gone but still there. And like a true phantom limb, the preponderance of feelings associated with him were painful. - Sarah Dunn
I was once a statist, and then I researched The Holocaust. I am now a Libertarian. - A.E. Samaan
I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when I don't have anybody to respect. - George Burns
For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel:Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him!This was the most unkindest cut of all - William Shakespeare
In all tests of character, when two viewpoints are pitted against one another, in the final analysis the thing that will strike you the most, is not who was right or wrong, strong or weak, wise or foolish.... but who would go to the greatest lengths in considering the other's perspective. - Mike Dooley
My love is of a birth as rareAs 'tis, for object, strange and high;It was begotten by DespairUpon Impossibility. - Andrew Marvell
Truth, with a capital T, was swapped for Fact with a capital F, then both lower-cased —facts the new trues. - Geoffrey Wood
Last night was dark and full of terror and while we slept, the angels kept their watch of wondering love. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
"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
My two favourite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. The perfect day: riding a bike to the library. - Peter Golkin
If love wasn’t conditional, every single first encounter with individuals of your 'preferred' gender would result in *love at first sight.* - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
and 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
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.
When the world told the caterpillar its life was over, the butterfly objected, My life has just begun. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
Shake up your life a bit. Get rid of the cobwebs. Take the road less traveled. Most people live within the confines of their comfort zone. Yogi Raman was the first person to explain to me that the best thing you can do for yourself is regularly move beyond it. - Robin Sharma
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I reasoned as a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things. - Holy Bible, 1 Corinthians 13:11
It was always about the money, but when you want to be successful and all you think about is the money, all you work for is the money… You will never be successful. You will be blinded and make mistakes especially when you are disparate, so I guess it never really was about the money. - James Jean-Pierre
There will come a time in every girl's life when she realizes that your ex-girlfriend wasn't crazy. Actually, she was right (about you). - Nakia R. Laushaul
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
If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.
Mortality was never designed to torture you. It was designed to test you. - Toni Sorenson
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male. - Kurt Cobain
The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill. - Peter Ustinov
I arrived in the USA in 2001 and by 2015 I knew through experience that I was living in a country of corporate incompetence and blatant frauds. - Steven Magee
God has to work in the soul in secret and in darkness because if we fully knew what was happening, and what Mystery, transformation, God and Grace will eventually ask of us, we would either try to take charge or stop the whole process. - San Juan de la Cruz
I once saw a small child go to an electric light switch as say, "Mamma, can I open the light?" She was using the age-old language of exploration, the language of art. It was a sort of metaphor, but she was not using it as ornamentation. - Ezra Pound
Be bold and fly toward the unknown. Discover a road that was never known. - Debasish Mridha
It was a great mistake, my being born a man, I would have been much more successful as a seagull or a fish. As it is, I will always be a stranger who never feels at home, who does not really want and is not really wanted, who can never belong, who must be a little in love with death! - Eugene O'Neill
It was the first honest emotional connection I'd had in a while. So I immediately panicked and had to leave. - Candace Bushnell
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. - George Washington
The day after Paul Newman was dead, he was twice as dead. - Maurice Sendak
If ever I was running, it was towards you. - Jennifer Elisabeth
I could never understand what was going on in my dreams I couldn’t control the happenings, it’s like I just stood there glued to the ground watching everything around me move and evolve into different scenarios. I was a ghost of myself watching life unravel before my own eyes... - JaszCab.
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
The heart of Christ is not only the heart of a man but has in it also the tenderness and gentleness of a woman. Jesus was not a man in the rigid sense of manhood as distinct from womanhood, but, as the Son of Man, the complete Head of Humanity. - A.B. Simpson
Henry Ford is quoted as saying. "History is more or less bunk." Now, if he never spoke those words, doesn't that just prove he was right when he didn't say them? - Alex Bosworth
here it was the whole world wrapped inside my armsAnd I let it all slip away - Rascal Flatts
I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a getter-doner, and it was okay to be identified by the neighbors as the little lady who had a dump truck of manure delivered, a load that made the entire neighborhood smell like a dairy barn for weeks. - Dee Williams
Everyone should sacrifice Something for love. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Loving you was like jumping into the dark side of a pool, and drowning. - Lori Jenessa Nelson
The Sun was smiling hundred years ago and the sun is laughing today. - Santosh Kalwar
Even when one sleeps one is not wasting one's time. - Marty Rubin
Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice slave of religious fanaticism slave of barbarity and inhumanity. - Saadat Hasan Manto
Kiedy się spieszysz, nic nie widzisz, nic nie przeżywasz, niczego nie doświadczasz, nie myślisz! Szybkie tempo wysusza najgłębsze warstwy twojej duszy, stępia twoją wrażliwość, wyjaławia cię i odczłowiecza. - Ryszard Kapuściński
I saw a few Sligo people at Mass in Gardiner Street this morning and the omens seem to be good for them, the priest was wearing the same colours as the Sligo jersey! 40 yards out on the Hogan Stand side of the field Ciarán Whelan goes on a rampage, it's a goal. So much for religion. - Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh
If anarchy is chaos, and chaos is war, why wasn't a single war started by anarchists? - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
Was ever book containing such vile matter so fairly bound? O, that deceit should dwell in such a gorgeous palace! - William Shakespeare
Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - A.W. Tozer
Renew yourself with love. Wash away all the fear, hatred and societal conformity to create a brand new humanity filled with love, kindness and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Looking back on his adolescence from the vantage point of his mid-eighties, George H.W. Bush candidly admitted, "I might have been obsessed with bodies boobs they are now called. But what seventeen-year-old kid was not? Guilty am I. - H.W. Brands
I feel there's a funny little hole in me that wasn't there before, like a splinter in your finger, but this is somewhere above my stomach. - Louise Fitzhugh
Yes - it was happiness she still wanted, and the glimpse she had caught of it made everything else of no account. One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities , and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation. "The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
She is not fair to outward viewAs many maidens be;Her loveliness I never knewUntil she smiled on me.Oh! then I saw her eye was bright,A well of love, a spring of light. - Hartley Coleridge
I was thinking about how disjointedly time seemed to flow, passing in a blur at times, with single images standing out more clearly than others. And then, at other times, every second was significant, etched in my mind. - Stephenie Meyer
Everywhere I looked, hope existed - but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life. - Joan D. Chittister
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
Time spent with a cat is never wasted. - Colette
What if I was truly my brother's keeper? And what if I really loved my neighbor? And what if it really wasn't about me but about we - where would we be? The possibilities should blow your mind. But since it's not - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
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
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
i wasn't made but i was created for the better intention i know my time is coming - Futty-fuze
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second-rate technology, who led them into it in the first place. - Douglas Adams
I sat and reflected on the situation I had facedI needed answers to the questions I still, didnt have the courage to ask...But I need to know,How was this to be apart of my destiny? - Nikki Rowe
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
Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously. - Bill Hicks
Never believe someone cares for you because of other people's reactions. Sometimes you have to drown out the noise from the crowd, in order to figure out if there is a song playing between the two of you or simply annoying static that you thought was a tune. - Shannon L. Alder
The 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 hadn't done it, and there was no point thinking about might-have-beens - Jo Graham
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
As was the case for Nobel's own invention of dynamite, the uses that are made of increased knowledge can serve both beneficial and potentially harmful ends. Increased knowledge clearly implies increased responsibility. - Nicolaas Bloembergen
Would you have left a guy being beat up to go find a teacher?' I asked.My father, he wiped his hand across his face, and what was left behind was a smile.Really, a smile.'Not in a million years,' he said. - Gary D. Schmidt
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
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
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
'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale; 'Twas Christmas told the merriest tale; A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poorest man's heart thru half the year. - Sir Walter Scott
First of all, no messiahs are sent. Secondly, no messiah got it. Lastly, no messiah is. And if there ever was or is, maybe I too am it. As too is every dimwit. - Fakeer Ishavardas
And then I saw what I was to see so many times on the journey--a look of longing. "Lord! I wish I could go. - John Steinbeck
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself. - Oprah Winfrey
That man can interrogate as well as observe nature was a lesson slowly learned in his evolution. - Sir William Osler
Maybe love was meant to save us from ourselves. - Robert M. Drake
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
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
And I knew that in spite of all the roses and kisses and restaurant dinners a man showered on a woman before he married her, what he secretly wanted was for her to flatten out underneath his feet like Mrs. Willard's kitchen mat. - Sylvia Plath
Yes... it wasn't over, it still isn't over. - Nicholas Sparks
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
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
Remember sixteen - when all the world was new and your life stretched before you like fresh snow waiting for your footprints. - Peggy Toney Horton
Don't waste your time being envious of what you don't have or who you want to be. Instead, focus on what you do have and who you can become. - April Mae Monterrosa
You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. - Irish Proverb
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
If a mute kid swears, should his mother wash his hands with soap? - Steven Wright
She was a universe holding a billion galaxies in her heart. - Pradeep Kumar
I was to discover that the quest for human understanding is a lifetime one that has no end in sight. - Margaret Bourke-White
Remarriage is an excellent test of just how amicable your divorce was. - Margo Kaufman
Altogether he was one in whom no man would have seen anything to admire, and in whom no woman would have seen anything to dislike. - Thomas Hardy
Everybody told me this 'girl on the piano' thing was never going to work. - Tori Amos
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
I was not predicting the future, I was trying to prevent it. - Ray Bradbury
A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? - George Washington
This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it. - Dorothy Parker
In the beginning the Poets and Philosophers taught the world to see. Then after that any form of education was no longer free. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
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
I could feel myself peeking over at him. He was like a seatbelt for my soul. - Kimberly Sabatini
I can't tell you why I was in love with her. People didn't require that much as they do now. Folks were expected to be civilized to one another, honest, and - and clear. You relied on people being what they said they were, because there was no other way to survive. - Toni Morrison
Her grandmother had once told her that one of life's best lessons was not being afraid to look foolish -- to just ask the question. - Melissa Senate
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe. - Abigail Adams
The earth craves our replenishment. Let our gifts serve the purpose for which it was given to us. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Rune never said anything about it. But to anyone who had known him a long time, it was as if he grew a few centimetres shorter in the years that followed. As if he sort of crumpled with a deep sigh and never really breathed properly again. - Fredrik Backman
Doesn't seem quite real. It's not meaningful. I can't quite imagine myself being 73. That's the age my father was! [Laughter.] How can I be his age? It's weird. - Don DeLillo
[WASHINGTON]It’s alright, you want to fight, you’ve got a hungerI was just like you when I was youngerHead full of fantasies of dyin’ like a martyr?[HAMILTON]Yes[WASHINGTON]Dying is easy, young man. Living is harder - Lin-Manuel Miranda
Power is brilliant Beauty is madnessObsession is addictionPerfection is suicidal, I was born beyond the limits of an ordinary being. So honey make use of it I exist therefore to celebrate or to die. - Samuel Pineda Jr.
Nostalgia tells it like it wasn't. - Emily Hunter McGowi
Sarcasm is waster on the young. - Bert McCoy
She had the blood of the sun running through her veins and the dust of stars at her fingertips. Her every breath birthed new cosmos and her thoughts were the super moon of the darkest night. Every word was a supernova and every step an inescapable singularity. Her touch though...it was soft. - Hubert Martin
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
Some waste away their lives by drinking, partying or by simply having fun and living for pleasure. - Sunday Adelaja
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
Every sword that was dripping the blood became a pen. Every word that was written in it became a poetry. - Akshay Vasu
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
No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself. - Thomas Mann
Finn was different.And he was different because she wanted him in her life in a way she hadn’t wanted anyone for a very long time.Maybe ever. - Jill Shalvis
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
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
The classes that wash most are those that work least.
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
The thing about memories wasn't that many of them inevitably faded, but that repeated recall of the ones you remembered burnished them into shining, gorgeous lies. - Dexter Palmer
I was wedded to all the stars of the sky.There was not a single star left, and I married every one of them with great spiritual pleasure. Then I married the moon. - Ibn Arabi
I am who I am', said God to Moses regarding His name,because none was worth to be compared to His godhead. - Toba Beta
When you reach the thing you were desiring, if it doesn't satisfy you, it was not what you were desiring. - C. S. Lewis
Slow and steady wins the race, then wastes no time grinding salt-caked glass in your open wounds. - Randy K. Milholland
literature was the best plaything that had ever been invented to make fun of people. - Gabriel García Márquez
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created. - Albert Einstein
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
RANK, n. Relative elevation in the scale of human worth. He held at court a rank so high That other noblemen asked why. "Because," 'twas answered, "others lack His skill to scratch the royal back." Aramis Jukes - Ambrose Bierce
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal. - Leo Tolstoy
If the Holy Bible was printed as an Ace Double it would be cut down to two 20,000-word halves with the Old Testament retitled as ‘Master of Chaos’ and the New Testament as ‘The Thing With Three Souls. - Terry Carr
Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected. - Courtney Milan
We only get one life. Wasting someone’s time is the subtlest form of murder. - Lindy West
She had never felt so light of heart and it seemed to her as though her body were a shell that lay at her feet and she pure spirit. Here was Beauty. - m. somerset maugham
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country? - George Washington
I head a bitterness that hadn't been there before. Something was changing inside him. He'd had enough of following the rules. - Alice Hoffman
It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy. - James Thurber
Maybe the problem is that I was never taught to enjoy failure as an opportunity. - Michael Treanor
I sounded like Horton the Elephant. "A person is a person no matter how small." What the hell was I doing standing in the middle of a cave, in the dark, surrounded by wererats, quoting Dr. Seuss, and trying to kill a one-thousand-year-old vampire? - Laurell K. Hamilton
People who worry that nuclear weaponry will one day fall in the hands of the Arabs, fail to realize that the Islamic bomb has been dropped already, it fell the day MUHAMMED (pbuh) was born. - Joseph Adam Pearson.
i was going to kick my ass if i hurt her in a dream - Kelly Elliott
He who didn't succeed at his own dreams, was too busy listening to another's failures. - Nikki Rowe
One of the things that Christmas reminds us is that Jesus Christ was once a child. - Hark Herald Sarmiento
My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers. - Woody Allen
It had been horrible, yes, and he'd never want to do it again - but it truly was his most powerful experience. - Shane Stadler
For Milady was well aware that her most seductive power was in her voice, which could run skilfully through the whole scale of tones, from mortal speech, upwards to the language of heaven. - Alexandre Dumas
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
He got off on Lincoln and slavery and dared any man there to deny that Lincoln and the negro and Moses and the children of Israel were the same, and that the Red Sea was just the blood that had to be spilled in order that the black race might cross into the Promised Land. - William Faulkner
I felt condemned to obscurity and to celibacy. But when one is driven by passion, one can live on almost nothing, and I was driven by passion for writing. One does not starve in modern, Western societies, and one can do without such amenities as the telephone, a car, entertainment. - Alain Robbe-Grillet
Really, I'm trying to care, Artemis, really. But I thought it was all supposed to be over when the fat lady sings. Well, she's singing, but it doesn't appear to be over - Eoin Colfer
Sometimes I'd yell questions at the rocks and trees, and across gorges, or yodel - "What is the meaning of the void?" The answer was perfect silence, so I knew. - Jack Kerouac
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
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. - Augustine of Hippo
If I were you I'd put that away. See you're just wasted and thinking about the past again, darling you'll be okay. - Pierce the Veil
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
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
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism."[Address to National Press Club in Washington DC, as quoted in Freedom and Union (April 1952)] - Earl Warren
An INDEPENDENT Mind......is a terrible thing to waste - Dana Gore
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
I realized that conservatism was the philosophy that best suited me, with its emphasis on individual liberty, personal responsibility, and merit. - Mark R. Levin
And there were times where I missed everyone I missed everything and everyone to the bone, I missed younger years where days were easy and everything was so innocently cheesy, I missed myself and my friends and the persons we used to be. - Thoughts And Writings @wnq-writers.com
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
If travelling was free, you won't see me again - Murfi (MyMan)
It is my wish that you may have at better and freer life than I have had. Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience; this was what upheld me in time of misery. - Ludwig van Beethoven
- Ar daug žmonių mes mylime tikrųjų? Turėtum žinoti, juk esi daug keliavęs?- Tik vieną kitą... - Herbjørg Wassmo
And yet I was filled with grief. In the beginning of all love there is grief, because at that moment you’re closest to the ghost of parting. You know how easily it could all slip away, how easily it could evaporate into eternal, never-to-be-consummated longing. - Edeet Ravel
There is only one cure for grey hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine. - P.G. Wodehouse
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. - Dylan Thomas
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other cause for prejudice by noon. - George Aiken
Preventive war was an invention of Hitler. I would not even listen to anyone seriously that came and talked about such a thing. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
When it comes to love and loss, acceptance is never easy. We can't make someone see all we have to give, make them love us, or make them change. All we can do is move on and stop wasting time. - April Mae Monterrosa
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
When man comes into the presence of God he will find, whether he wishes it or not, that all those things which seemed to make him so different from the men of other times, or even from his earlier self, have fallen off. He is back where he always was, where every man always is. - C.S. Lewis
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
I've been writing poems since I was sixteen. Back then, poems were an obvious release for all the frustrations and anxieties associated with adolescence. Mostly, they were a way for me to impress girls, even though I never remember any girls being impressed. - Tony Magistrale
I was not a child prodigy, because a child prodigy is a child who knows as much when it is a child as it does when it grows up. - Will Rogers
It takes a certain amount of courage, he though, to face yourself and say with candor, I'm rotten. I've done evil and I will again. It was no accident; it emanated from the true, authentic me. - Philip K. Dick
Accept what it, forget what was. - Sue Fitzmaurice
If your children asked you about your honesty with God, Let them look at the pictures with the person you married and was the reason they're alive...and they will understand. - RSCruz
She was supportive, didn’t pry or expect anything from me, and sensed when I needed my space. If she were a guy, I’d probably date her. Or, if I were a lesbian. And if she were a lesbian. I guess we’d both have to be lesbians for that to work. Regardless, she made a pretty great friend. - Temple West
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
Life before consciousness was like blank paper, so be it. - Santosh Kalwar
It was then that the seven-year-old said, I am ready. What wonderful place will we visit tonight? I can take you wherever your dreams desire, the calico pony replied on their first night together. - Cheryl Price
She was brave from excess of grief - Edith Hamilton
He was one of those men who think that the world can be saved by writing a pamphlet. - Benjamin Disraeli
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 Pandora, bound and determined to open that box. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
I was out of salt so I threw pepper over my left shoulder for luck and the poor guy behind me almost sneezed himself to death. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
They say, poetry is dead. I say, was there ever a time they had a clue of what the state of poetry is? - Jason E. Hodges
Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day. - Mickey Rooney
I was just four when a hired teenage field hand attempted to molest me. Miraculously, I got away, and I told my dad. My father made three important choices that day: He listened to me, he believed me, and he took action. I was one of the fortunate ones--I had a childhood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
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
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
We all used to try so hard to fit in. We wanted to look exactly alike, do all the same things, practically be the same person, but when we weren't looking that all changed....what the summer actually brought was independence from each other. - Now and Then
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
I kept getting the odd sensation that I was in fact perfectly stationary, and that I was pushing the world around under my feet. - Robyn Davidson
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
Pam wasn't what Gloria would have called a friend, just someone she had known for so long that she had given up trying to get rid of her. - Kate Atkinson
Whoever thought a tiny candy bar should be called fun size was a moron. - Glenn Beck
Imagine that the world had created a new 'dream product' to feed and immunize everyone born on earth. Imagine also that it was available everywhere, required no storage or delivery, and helped mothers plan their families and reduce the risk of cancer. Then imagine that the world refused to use it. - Frank A. Oski
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
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
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
It seems quite pointless to waste health relentlessly in order to earn money that we shall spend on recovering health. - Eraldo Banovac
In the begining there was nothing, and it exploded. - Terry Pratchett
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste - Henry Ford
The chief beauty about timeis that you cannot waste it in advance.The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you,as perfect, as unspoiled,as if you had never wasted or misapplieda single moment in all your life.You can turn over a new leaf every hourif you choose. - Arnold Bennett
He sought an adventure but didn't find one. He was inexperienced and besides he didn't have too much imagination. - Raymond Queneau
He was the one I compared all others to. - C.J. English
It was as if hell itself had taken human form and come up from the abyss. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
Harmony, liberal intercourse with all nations, are recommended by policy, humanity, and interest. - George Washington
Ignoring your intuition telling you this person is not for you will likely lead to more time wasted and more disappointments along the way. - Stephan Labossiere
If I was meant to be controlled, I would have come with a remote. - Genereux Philip
As a sea is full of drops of liquid, I was but one in the ocean of WarMany are swept ruthlessly into the battering, bashing waves, and only few survive to swim to shore - Jade Kosche
Now, where had I heard drinking and brawling before? Oh right, Ashley’s father. Well, I wasn’t doing that again. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
If future frightens you, Let me tell you, neither it is sure - nor it is relevant. But for sure, you are wasting your present which is certain! Live Life Day @ Time - Praveen Chenna
Yesterday was the fucking history... the "Now" is the most vicious part of all... as for tomorrow it's the fucking mystery. - Deyth Banger
The first human being who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record by 20 minutes. - George Best
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
She felt powerless to withstand or deny him. He was altogether too much for her, and Bathsheba seemed as one who, facing a reviving wind, finds it to blow so strongly that it stops the breath. - Thomas Hardy
What brought us together was a love of nature, or, more specifically, of catching things and unintentionally killing them. - David Sedaris
A lie that could help someone focus on his life was better than a hundred simple truths. - Faraaz Kazi
I wrote relationship spelling as "realationship" when I was in 5th class. But English teacher smiled and gave me marks. - Rakesh Vemulawada
What is now proved was only once imagined.
And watch two men washing clothes,one makes dry clothes wet. The other makes wet clothes dry. they seem to be thwarting each other, but their work is a perfect harmony.Every holy person seems to have a different doctrine and practice, but there's really only one work. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Yuki: "What can I learn from a stupid cat like you? You didn’t even know that Jason isn’t really a bear. He’s a character in a horror film."Kyo: "Yeah? So what if I didn’t? Like I’d waste my time watching some movie about a bear!"Yuki: You truly are an idiot. - Natsuki Takaya
He has been waiting for us, waiting in vain, and His fatherly heart was filled with grief. When He then sought to call us home through chastenings, we rebelled against Him and His actions and again refused to come home to the Father. What else should He do with us? - M. Basilea Schlink
My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning. - Huey P. Newton
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
Don't waste your time or time will waste you. - Muse
I was with a friend of mine recently who was dying and while he was lying there with his family around his bed, I just knew that was it, that was the best you can hope for in life - to have your family and the people who love you around you at the end. - Ewan McGregor
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
She sewed as she read. For the Vicar considered that sewing was an occupation and that reading was not. He was silent as long as his daughter sewed and when she read he talked. - May Sinclair
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
It was your choice to sleep with her Gavin! It didn't just happen! - Belinda G. Buchanan
The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else. was to be indifferent to that difference. - Al Capp
Seven times have I despised my soul: The sixth time when she despised the ugliness of a face, and knew not that it was one of her own masks. - Kahlil Gibran
Just as our view of work affects our real experience of it, so too does our view of leisure. If our mindset conceives of free time, hobby time, or family time as non-productive, then we will, in fact, make it a waste of time. - Shawn Achor
Einstein said that if quantum mechanics were correct then the world would be crazy. Einstein was right - the world is crazy. - Daniel M. Greenberger
Recollection builds up our personality. Our individuality is based on all the little pieces we assembled in the past. ("The past was her best friend") - Erik Pevernagie
I was sitting, starring into the sky with a tear in my eye thinking: what a beautiful world that the MAKER has allowed us to enjoy for a moment - not to destroy - to enjoy. So let us remove the strife, seize the moments we are blessed with and love this life. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
What I had to face, the very bitter lesson that everyone who wants to write has got to learn, was that a thing may in itself be the finest piece of writing one has ever done, and yet have absolutely no place in the manuscript one hopes to publish. - Thomas Wolfe
My tears were wiped away, my heart was strong, I saw the way of healing…I said, God help me now to preach the Word to all the dying around, and tell them how ‘tis Satan still defiles, and Jesus still delivers, for He is just the same today. - John Alexander Dowie
It was just a job. It wasn't any special interest in consumer affairs. I needed a paycheck and the Attorney General said that I would be best to go down there, because he knew I was anti-consumer. - Dan Quayle
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
The desire to die was my one and only concern; to it I have sacrificed everything, even death. - Emil Cioran
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
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
I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue. - Elizabeth Gilbert
What is now proved was once only imagined. - William Blake
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
1408 Film by Stephen King freak me out, the story also freak me out. But watching the film how is made, how much reverses were shown just terrified me. The ending was suprising! - Deyth Banger
Life can be a misunderstanding, if we are ignorant of the right language or don’t try to learn it. « If lions could speak, we would not understand them. » says Ludwig Wittgenstein. If we make an effort, however, we could manage to understand. ( Life was a misunderstanding » ) - Erik Pevernagie
[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
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
I have interacted with the police complaints and internal affairs division twice and both times I came away with the opinion that I was dealing with a blatantly corrupt group of people. - Steven Magee
Valkyrie, if there was ever a cradle to be robbed ... Gods, just look at him." ...... "Face it, Nat, this is one tiger who will never be jumping through your flaming hoop-- - Kresley Cole
I was too pessimistic for an optimist to live with - Kurt Vonnegut
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
The long sadness of winter was finally in retreat. - Kimberly Cuttler
Apparently people don't like the truth, but I do like it; I like it because it upsets a lot of people. If you show them enough times that their arguments are bullshit, then maybe just once, one of them will say, 'Oh! Wait a minute - I was wrong.' I live for that happening. Rare, I assure you - Lemmy Kilmister
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
19. The commendable efforts of preachers to Europe is that the society was taught to respect all workers. - Sunday Adelaja
Architecture is the art of how to waste space. - Philip Johnson
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war. - Dan Quayle
When I turned two I was really anxious, because I'd doubled my age in a year.I thought, if this keeps up, by the time I'm six I'll be ninety. - Steven Wright
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
A man should not be judged by his fame, power, or money, but rather by how much love he gives to others. - Sandranil Biswas
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
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world. - Erica Jong
When God broke his deal with me, I turned to the Devil. In the end, I wasn't happy. I realized that the imagination of a perfect being was more limited than that of the imperfect one. Color me unimpressed by the Actus Purus. - Lionel Suggs
We all do have our own reasons for being alone; in my case, I just don’t like wasting my time on some assholes. - M.F. Moonzajer
At this the Wart's eyes grew rounder and rounder, until they were about as big as the owl's who was sitting on his shoulder, and his face got redder and redder, and a breath seemed to gather itself beneath his heart. - T.H. White
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
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often. - Stanislaw J. Lec
He was guilty of nothing, except that he earned his own fortune and never forgot that it was his. - Ayn Rand
Unfortunately the leading proponent of ignorance in our society has become the very same institution that was created to fight it - The Church. - Sunday Adelaja
Illusion close to reality was your love, you certainly are quintessential with your licks and promises. - Na
Worse than that, however, was the CFO, a dapper-suited, neat-haired new age carapace containing an uninhibited misogynistic bogan, whose actual words to me, in concert with my boss in the same room were: 'To be successful you have to accept that weekends are for families. - Annabel Crabb
But the thing that . . . that I touched . . . " I cried. "It was furry! It-" I stopped short, taken with a shudder. "I know," said Herrick. - Margery Williams
Maybe all the events of the last few months had occured for just one reason - to bring Thad and me together. Perhaps our being here on the Titanic wasn't pre-destination, but rather, destiny. - Suzanne Weyn
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
I know nothing about sex because I was always married. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
In all marriages there is struggle and ours was no different in that regard. But we always came to the other shore, dusted off, and said, There you are, my love. - Elizabeth Alexander
A man by his sin may waste himself, which is to waste that which on earth is most like God. This is man's greatest tragedy and God's heaviest grief. - A.W. Tozer
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
You may not be rich with money, Socrates was not, your life still has tremendous value. - Debasish Mridha
She turned back to the door fishing her key out of her purse. Once the key was in the lock, the door flew open revealing darkness. All she had time for was a squeak before she was abruptly pulled in the house by her shirt. The door slammed shut and locked behind her with a clank of sliding metal. - Nicole Rae
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
I already knew to eat clean and listen to my body, to only eat when I was in a calm mental state. Everyone knew. But when you're fat in the head, it's never about knowing the answers. It's about living them. - Stephanie Klein
He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
When he whispered my name, that's when I knew- this was how death felt. - Ashley Madau
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
I do the very best I know how-the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. - Abraham Lincoln
If all was told, supposing there lived a person who could tell all, there would be no mysteries left, and the would be very bad. Man cannot live without mystery. He had a great need of it. - Lame Deer Seeker of Visions
She was always fighting a battle but her smile would never tell you so. - Nikki Rowe
But thy strong Hours indignant work’d their wills,And beat me down and marr’d and wasted me,And tho’ they could not end me, left me maim’dTo dwell in presence of immortal youth,Immortal age beside immortal youth,And all I was, in ashes. - Tithonus - Alfred Tennyson
If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale. - Nicholas Sparks
I doubt I'm any wiser than I was five hundred years back. I'm older. I've been up, and been down, and been up again. Have I learned aught? I've learned from my mistakes, but I've had more time to commit more mistakes. - Gaiman, Neil
Although I was able to maintain a pleasant expression, I was mentally throwing up in her face. - Augusten Burroughs
I do not want to die. . . until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown. - Kathe Kollwitz
Whenever you look at a piece of work and you think the fellow was crazy, then you want to pay some attention to that. One of you is likely to be, and you had better find out which one it is. It makes an awful lot of difference.
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
Twist a tongue, and tongue a twist how many twists can a tongue twister twist around their twisting tongue. If a tongue twister's tongue could twist, how many twists would the tongue twister's tongue twist while their tongue was a twisting. - Jazz Feylynn
I see where we are starting to pay some attention to our neigbors to the south. We could never understand why Mexico wasn't just crazy about us; for we have always had their good will, and oil and minerals, at heart. - Will Rogers
Life seemed to him to be a narrow cage, and her iron bars were many and dense, and there was only one way out. - Leonid Andreyev
There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. His desire to engineer society was pervasive. Racism alone cannot explain what happened in The Holocaust without also addressing Hitler's statist policies. - A.E. Samaan
When I was kidnapped as a child my parents sent a letter to the hijackers me Pay 5,000 dollars or your back - Rodney Dangerfield
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
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted. - Aesop
Blood was its Avatar and its seal. - Edgar Allan Poe
There was never a great genius without a touch of madness. - Ben Jonson
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
I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. - William Shakespeare
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
My father's love was always strongMy mother's glamour lives on and on.Yet still inside I felt alone, for reasones unknow to me. - Lana Del Rey
O wise man, wash your hands of that friend who associates with your enemies. - Saadi
Just that I have loved you, even when I was nothing and no one to you, when you didn’t know my name and barely knew my face.- Leo - Sherry Thomas
This was fast becoming messy war with our hall now covered in foam and a puddle of green slime... - Andy Dale
The Bible is not only a book which was once spoken, but a book which is NOW SPEAKING. - A.W. Tozer
He was responsible for administering an army that lacked time-tested procedures and routinized policies, so every decision became an improvisational act. - Joseph J. Ellis
Social psychologist argued that even severe mental illness was the result of society labeling unusual behavior rather than of biochemical processes. - Thomas J. Scheff
All I had was a dream and six million pounds.'Denholm, The IT Crowd - G. Linehan
Yet if I was asked to do this again - in fact, if I was ever asked to repeat any of my experiences - I'd have to say, fuck it, bring them on. I've no regrets.This is what it means to be alive. - John Barrowman
I almost thought that marriage was a cure to loneliness, alas! so many are lonely inside marriage. Then I realized it's not marriage that takes the loneliness away, but when both within marriage honour God and the vows made before Him. - Gugu Mona
As needle become forbidden for tongue, so lies is forbidden in relationship. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
To my words: There was once a wall between us. Now we walk together and greet the world. - A.D. Posey
Fear Not. What is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed.
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
When everything is at its worst, your mind just throws it all into the wastebasket and goes to Florida for a little while. There is a sudden electric what-the-hell glow as you stand there looking back over your shoulder at the bridge you just burnt down. - Richard Bachman
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
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. - George Bernard Shaw
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for. - Earl Warren
Every once in a while, large cities have narrow streets, silent passageways that allow your footsteps to echo in the stillness of the night, and it seems like everything is going back to the way it was, when there were only a few of us and we all knew each other and greeted each other on the street. - Jaume Cabré
How far you go in life depends onyour being tender with the young,compassionate with the aged,sympathetic with the striving andtolerant of the weak and strong.Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
There was a feeling on the air like the eve of the end of the world... - Billie-Jo Williams
An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. - Malcolm X
Caring About What Others Think Of You Is A Waste Of Time. Most People Don’t Have A Clue What To Think Of Themselves. - Zane Baker
Nature was quick to pass the sponge of her deluges over these awkward sketches (dinosaurs), these first nightmares of Life. - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
She was rage and vengeance, wrath and malice, in beautifully twisted human form. - Kami Garcia
My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector, and my rule was to kill or be killed. The extent of my thoughts didn’t go much beyond that. We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had become a daily activity. I felt no pity for anyone. - Ishmael Beah
WHEN I WAS LOST IN DARKNESS,I FELT MYSELF LIKE ARMLESS,MY HEART BECOME HOPELESS,ALL I HAD WAS MY WEAKNESS,TILL I FIND MORNING BRIGHTNESS - merlin8thomas
A nation which expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, expects that which never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson
When I was a girl I would look out my bedroom window at the caterpillars; I envied them so much. No matter what they were before, no matter what happened to them, they could just hide away and turn into these beautiful creatures that could fly away completely untouched. - Patch Adams
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: "House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day." - Neil Gaiman
I am fortunate to be a resemblance, rather than a replication of who I was yesterday. - Rob Martin
For awhile, I thought that was love.-Gaara - Masashi Kishimoto
I am not manic-just happy. It has been such a long time since I was happy. Please join me on my magic carpet for now. - Barbara Field Benziger
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
As a teacher, his task was not to make policy but to follow the policy made by the Department. - Earl Lovelace
There was a young man of Dundoo, Whose limericks stopped at line 2. - Anonymous
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
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
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
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
The beauty he saw in her was the beauty she forgot to see in herself and what a beautiful reminder, that love is what will see us all through. - Nikki Rowe
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers
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 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
In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
I guess I was sad that love was not real? Or not all that real, anyway? I guess I was sad that love could feel so real and the next minute be gone, and all because of something Abnesti was doing. - George Saunders
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me', said some idiot who,1. Didn't realize HOW much words hurt2. Wasn't so smart - Oreo Queen
And so it is to the printing press--to the recorder of man's deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news--that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent. - John F. Kennedy
My path was predetermined by God. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Pursuing your passions makes you more interesting, and interesting people are enchanting. - Guy Kawasaki
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 was either still dreaming or I had entered an alternate reality where I was a flippin' insane person. I doubted I had entered an alternate reality and a quick slap to my own face proved I wasn't still dreaming. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency - P.S. Martinez
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
Specifically, I’d like to debate whether cannibalism ought to be grounds for leniency in murders, since it’s less wasteful. - Bill Watterson
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
When the world asks "what was it like?" Only the photographer can say "See! - Mark Denman
That’s when I first learned that it wasn’t enough to just do your job, you had to have an interest in it, even a passion for it. - Charles Bukowski
The moral of the story was that if you can talk, it's better not to tell the truth. - Louis de Bernières
In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea. - Douglas Adams
It was strange even after suffering from fate, a person in love would choose the same fate over his life. - Faraaz Kazi
The ground was silvery, as if some stars had fallen there. - Heather O'Neill
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
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
I have to be honest he was more than a friend to me, I don't know why, but I found myself having feelings for him.~once again...life goes on~ - Rim Ibrahim
While sitting in the darkness in complete silence, I never realized how much there was to see and hear. There is sight and sound in darkness and silence. Learn to look and listen. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
It was beautiful and simple, as truly great swindles are. - O. Henry
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
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
The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor. - Willa Cather
...I did what most kids do when their world feels destroyed. I tried to care less about what remained...It was untrue, of course. - Adam Haslett
He was the most complicated beautiful mess I'd ever seen and if this is what you feel, when you've met someone that is about to change your entire world; than I dare not hide myself away from it. - Nikki Rowe
If every vampire who said he was at The Crucifixion, was actually there, it would have been like Woodstock . . . - Joss Whedon
Without a doubt the greatest injury of all was done by basing morals on myth. For, sooner or later, myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.
this was not the end of the world, actually it was the world. - Knausgaard, Karl Ove
There was a long hard time when I kept far from me, the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth. But, since my duty has not been incompatible with the admission of that remembrance, I have given it a place in my heart. - Charles Dickens
It was books that kept me from taking my own life after I thought I could never love anyone, never be loved by anyone again. - Will Harondale, Clockwork Prince
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now ... - C.J. Heck
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
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 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
Everyone realized that Computervision stock was the golden goose. But one grabbed the leg, another grabbed a wing, another got the neck, all pulling hard, and they realize now they could kill the goose if they keep this up.
Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life. - Alan Lakein
You are a guest of nature - behave. - Friedensreich Hundertwasser
Despite how long I'd slept, I was so tired--tired in my bones, in my crumpled heart."- Sarah J Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury - サラ・J・マース
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
There are more than enoughto fight and oppose;why waste good timefighting the people you like? - Morrissey
A spiritual journey is becoming what one has always meant to be-come and always was. One with God's Spirit. - Jazz Feylynn
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
but there was nothing I could do to dim the supernovae exploding inside my brain, an endless chain of intra cranial firecrackers - John Green
Unless a reincarnationist is willing to say there was a 'first generation' of souls created with the first humans, he is exposed to absurdity by the recency of human life on the planet. - Christopher Hitchens
The person you hurt the most in this world was the person that brought you into it. - Vannary Rang
George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie. - Mark Twain
He ate and drank the precious words,His spirit grew robust;He knew no more that he was poor,Nor that his frame was dust.He danced along the dingy days,And this bequest of wingsWas but a book. What libertyA loosened spirit brings! - Emily Dickinson
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
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these. - George Washington
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
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
He'd been let down so oftenHis brow was on the floorBut then they foundA small hole in the groundAnd let him down some more - David Thewlis
If I was more complacent and I let things slide, my life would be easier, but you all wouldn't be as entertained. My misery is your pleasure. - Kanye West
His future now was all horizon - Mário de Sá-Carneiro
I owe most of my wisdom to the problems I was gifted. - Wordions
For it was intelligence that was the thin line between endearing rapscallion and idiot bastard. - Éibhear the Contemptible - G.A. Aiken
He was my vision, my dream and I was lucky I didn’t have to share him with anyone. - Nicole Gulla
It was not lack of ability that limited my people, but lack of opportunity. - Nelson Mandela
I listened to make sure I was meeting the minimum requirement to stay out of jail, so to speak. - Bill McKenzie
...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
Serendipity was my tour guide, assisted by caprice - Pico Iyer
Lord Perrin. He would never get used to that, but maybe that was a good thing. - Robert Jordan
Oh, they knew it was something, but it couldn't be that -- not that. That was imagination, that was superstition, there was no such thing as that. And before science had caught up with the legend, the legend had swallowed science and everything. - Richard Matheson
I was simply furnishing a home. I love music ... and I don't think a $130,000 indoor-outdoor stereo system is extravagant.
What I wanted to express very clearly and intensely was that the reason these people had to invent or imagine heroes and gods is pure fear. Fear of life and fear of death. - Frida Kahlo
Love was not enough to fight or I was not worth to fight. - Arzum Uzun
...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
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
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
It is absolutely necessary... for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders. - George Washington
he wished for freedom and heaven was granted to him". - -sanika ullalkar
Sometimes one waits too long for the perfect moment before snapping the picture. You never realize that you needed was to change perspective. - Miguel Syjuco
LIBERTY, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. - George Washington
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
The Prophet's character was termed tremendous because his concern was for God alone. - Imam Junayd al-Baghdadi
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
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
Because she was so beautiful the huntsman took pity on her, and he said, "Run away, you poor child. - Wilhelm Grimm
I can never be perfectly certain whether Helen was got with child by Leonard Bast or by his fatal forgotten umbrella. All things considered, I think it must have been the umbrella. - Katherine Mansfield
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting. - Charles Bukowski
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
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.
And it was darkSo dark at nightAnd we held on to each otherLike brother to brotherWe promised our mothers we'd writeAnd we would all go down together - Billy Joel
The Christian religion asks us to put our trust not in ideas, and certainly not in ideologies, but in a God Who was vulnerable enough to become human and die, and Who desires to be present to us in our ordinary circumstances. - Kathleen Norris
Ulysses was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it. - Orson Scott Card
(F)iction is...what ought to have been, not what actually was. At least, not exactly. - Charles McCarry
The only happy author in this world is he who is below the care of reputation. - Washington Irving
time's precious, waste it wisely - kayser U
Never knew what a friendship was, Never knew how to really love, You can't be what I need you to, & I don't know why I fuck with you - Erykah Badu
The poet Mallarmé listened to the painter Degas complaining about his inability to write poems even though he was full of ideas. My dear Degas, Mallarmé responded, poems are not made out of ideas. They’re made out of words. - Stéphane Mallarmé
Before her birth was she an idea? Before her birth was she dead? And after her birth she would die? What a thin slice of watermelon. - Clarice Lispector
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
Family life was and always will be the foundation of any civilization. Destroy the family and you destroy the country. - Erin Pizzey
There is nothing that gives a man consequence, and renders him fit for command, like a support that renders him independent of everybody but the State he serves. - George Washington
i am helpless . i loved you. but was my misunderstanding always - litymunshi
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:God said, Let Newton be! and all was light. - Alexander Pope
The artist is the only one qualified to criticize his art, because only the artist knows what he was trying to express and how satisfied he is with the attempt. - Ron Brackin
He was grand in his convictions. He would stride forward to meet his own destruction. - Natsume Soseki
This time around I was so lonely that I was forced to be face to face with myself. Realizing at the end of the day I only have me and I didn't seem to like my own company. I decided to I had to make myself into someone I can live with. - kandi dougherty
She was worried these thoughts would crush her if she let them come, but they didn't. You didn't know how heavy they were until you tried to lift them. You didn't know how strong you were. - Ann Brashares
Their banter was rich and comfortable, their teasing intimate and profound; their 'I love you' without the use of those startling words. - Sarah Winman
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
[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
If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go. - Bertrand Russell
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won. - Walt Whitman
Gregory: "Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?" Holmes: "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." Gregory: "The dog did nothing in the night-time." Holmes: "That was the curious incident." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The moral arc of a Washington career could be divided into four parts: idealism, pragmatism, ambition and corruption.
I don’t know why I told you all those things, but I did. Maybe it was because I’m a drunk, and sometimes drunks like to confess. - Steven Ramirez Dead Is All You Get
And then I got what she was saying. In the paranormal world, everyone was your enemy. - Jayde Scott
Vietnam was a noble cause imperfectly pursued - Ronald Regan
I'm very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. 'Don't complain about growing old - many, many people do not have that privilege.' - Earl Warren
When I was younger I wanted to be a caricaturist. In the end, I’ve become a caricature. - Karl Lagerfeld
It's not that we have little time, but more that we waste a good deal of it. - Seneca
People think about life in terms of changes, not levels. They can be changes from the status quo or changes from what was expected, but whatever form they take, it is changes that make us happy or miserable. - Richard H. Thaler
She was beautiful, but her youth, the very awkwardness of her age, prevented her from flaunting it. - Richard J. O'Brien
And that's my comfort--that someone else was there and experienced the same thing. How else could I know it was real and not merely a dream? - Craig Thompson
If there was no woman in this world there would be no prophecy - Hamza Khan Takkar
For me, I think it was a little easier to write thinking that nobody was listening. - Dan Kennedy
I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot. - Judy Garland
A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten', he does not say 'My men were beaten. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
He was the kind of teacher every child hated, and they suspected most of the staff did not like him too. - Jay Haughton
Being an author, writing a book was great fun. Publishing and marketing, not so fun. - Wynne Stevens
Every avalanche was once a lonely snowflake, every flood was once an aching raindrop. - Jenim Dibie
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 needed to stop being what everyone thought I was. - Sarah Addison Allen
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
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind. - Kurt Vonnegut
To put a trillion dollars in context, if you spend a million dollars every day since Jesus was born, you still wouldn't have spent a trillion. - Mitch McConnell
Something about her was different that day. In an instant, she swallowed her regrets, choked back her past, and swore to make history every damn day. There I stood, struggling to make sense of the strength of a woman. - J. Raymond
I’ve been firmly grounded in reality since I was a child, and I’m still waiting for it to impress me. - Jessica Conoley
Her strategy for honoring the dead had always been to take action - solve the mystery, punish the criminal. But what did you do when there was no one to punish? When there were no answers to find? How do you assimilate that kind of loss without losing your mind? - Rob Thomas
It is sweet to think I was a companion in an expedition that never ends - Czesław Miłosz
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. - Charles Wadsworth
The quail was tender, the potatoes smothered in butter, and the beans roasted in garlic. - Brian McClellan
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
I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
Sin said, "Lust was never satisfied. She was the largest of the three, and had the loudest, most unforgiving cry. When I tried to give her breast milk, Lust wanted more food in addition, so I began to supplement my breast milk. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
I had had my night of weeping...I had purged myself of useless emotions that terrible night, now every nerve every sinew, every thought was bent on a single purpose - Elizabeth Peters
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
It's still horrible to wish the worst on anyone. I'm sure she had her reasons. Maybe people hurt her feelings, the same way I was hurt. A single word can feel like a rock being thrown at you. - Alice Hoffman
He was fingering his great horn. - J.R.R. Tolkien
When you deal with naked power from an inferior position, perspectives get distorted. He was the aggrieved party and yet he felt guilty and would continue to do so all his life. - Kiran Nagarkar
As far as now, as far as I think everyone deserv a chance. No matter who is he and who was he. - Deyth Banger
I have been sadder than any man could be: for nothing in the world was made for me. - Patricia Highsmith
This was the perfect day of his childhood. This the day to shape the days upon. - Cormac McCarthy
Now it was just the three of us: the leader, the warrior, and the kid about to wet his pants. Guess who I was. - D.J. MacHale
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 made me question what was, when for a whole lifetime up till that moment, I accepted the world’s excuses. - Walter Mosley
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
How I ever could have thought he was boring or easy was beyond me’ (Daisy, 'Friendship on Fire', p. 471). - Danielle Weiler
[George Everett Macdonald was] a valiant soldier for human liberty. - Clarence Darrow
There was a difference, I had decided, between knowing and believing. And I wanted both. - Laura Bickle
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
If life is a poem, be the poet. If life is a story, be the author. If life is an adventure, be the hero. To live any other way is a waste of this experience we call life. - Steve Maraboli
I’m not everything I want to be, but I’m more than I was, and I’m still learning. - Charlotte Eriksson
Everything that you want is not very important. Everything that was given to you without any want is very important. - Debasish Mridha
I'm very much aware in the writing of dialogue, or even in the narrative too, of a rhythm. There has to be a rhythm with it Interviewers have said, you like jazz, don’t you? Because we can hear it in your writing. And I thought that was a compliment. - Elmore Leonard
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. - 1 Corinthians 13 11
Remember the order of life. Sometimes we forget how it was intended to be. - Jean Williams
Peoples live peoples dieIf you die today peopleWill live. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Long ago we stated the reason for labour organizations. We said that union was essential to give labourers opportunity to deal on an equality with their employers. - US Supreme Court
Someone was going to die; of that he was perfectly sure.The only question was who. - Caroline Lawerence
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
All I ever really wanted to do was arouse souls through my writing and enjoy my journey to becoming one with myself and with the world. - Terry A. O'Neal
That little man in black over there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him. - Sojourner Truth
If you lend someone $20, and never see that person again; it wasprobably worth it - Anonymous
There was one of two things I had a right to: liberty or death. If I could not have one, I would have the other; for now man should take me alive. - Harriet Tubman
Perhaps a physicist would know at once why this whole idea was absurd. But then, perhaps a physicist would be so locked into the consensus of his scientific community that it would be harder for him to accept an idea that transformed the meaning of everything he knew. Even if it were true. - Orson Scott Card
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
In the sixties, the world was normal and people took acid to make it weird. Nowadays the world is weird and people take prozac to make it normal. - Unknown
My tongue swore, but my mind was still unpledged. - Euripides
Life was mostly made up of things you couldn't control, full of surprises, and they weren't always good. Life wasn't what you made it. You were what life made you. - Sara Zarr
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. - Edward Rickenbacker
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
I’ve always had a lifelong interest in spirit. I was an 8-year-old boy an 8-year-old adorable little boy. I just understood my grandfather had a ‘knowingness.’ I didn’t know the word psychic then. (during interview with Sam Liebowitz on the Conscious Consultant Hour) - John B. Muciaccia
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
You can thank Henry Ford for that. He was a warlock, you know. - Ian Richards
My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted. - Steven Wright
I knew a man who gave up smoking, drinking, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself. - Johnny Carson
The politics of the possible was being replaced by the politics of purity. - H.W. Brands
The very word, sin, which seems to have disappeared, was once a proud word. It was once a strong word, an ominous and serious word. But the word went away. It has almost disappeared the word, along with the notion. Why? Doesn’t anyone sin anymore? Doesn’t anyone believe in sin? - Karl Menninger
You can always be better than your master but you can never change the fact that you were his student and he was your master! The seed must always respect for his soil! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I scared a little porcupineand caught a quill in my behind.It hurt so badly in my tail,but tugging on it made me yell.The porcupine was still around,so I complained. He simply frownedand said, "Stop whining! Look and seehow many quills are stuck on me! - Richelle E. Goodrich
Crammed among the stacks of books in his room, the author treated literature as if each book were a window in a city of unstable skyscrapers, and he was the window-washer tasked with the impossible job of cleaning them all. - From "Pageturner" in 365 Tomorrows - Joseph Patrick Pascale
I 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
My perception of your beauty was far more erotic than your real beauty! Am I to be blamed for taking too much effort on my part in beautifying you or did you fail in seducing me? - Ramana Pemmaraju
Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired. - Mark Twain
Procrastination at the start and sometimes during the project meant there wasn’t time to execute the plans well enough. - Graham Speechley
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
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets. - Steve Jobs
Maxim 6: If violence wasn't your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
What a time experiences as evil, is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good--the atavism of a more ancient ideal. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Efforts are meant to optimize, not to waste. The right time to optimize it is when others are open to giving their buy-ins to participate. - Ashish Patel
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
And you know what the worst thing was?The worst thing was that nobody ever believed how hard we tried. - Jack McCarthy
Does history record any case in which the majority was right? - Robert A. Heinlein
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou
Perfect, complete, needing nothing, simply all there was, was the dark. - Laurell K. Hamilton
Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them. - Paulo Coelho
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
You may say what you want to, but in my opinion she had more sand in her than any girl I ever see; in my opinion she was just full of sand. - Mark Twain
The only time anyone has ever gotten into serious trouble was when he decided he could do nothing about something. - L. Ron Hubbard
To steel yourself against mangoes showed a degree of iciness that was almost inhuman. - Vikram Seth
My father was my greatest inspiration. He was a lunatic. - Spike Milligan
His was a quiet but persistent charisma. - H.W. Brands
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
She took the bottom of her shirt and wiped the handles of the blades. He made a face.What was that for?Fingerprints. I’m not wastin’ time explainin’ to cops why six inches of steel went into a dumbass. - Randall Kenneth Drake
Reach for all the purpose you can and in the end you will find that it was fulfilled - Blake Higginbotham
I was just trying to open the door... but the walls fall down - Saket Assertive
The only thing that belongs to us is our LIFE. Yet, we waste it in the pursuit of meaningless things that will never belong to us.- - RVM
Thank you, Tempest, for loving me when understanding was too hard. Thank you for understanding when loving me is impossible. - Tracy Deebs
I wondered if there was anything [the doctor] could do to to make the pain disappear and my arms work again. I wondered if I was going to get any worse than I already was. If so, I wondered if he could fix that, too. - Jennifer Starzec
What do I know of cultured ways, the gilt, the craft and the lie?I, who was born in a naked land and bred in the open sky.The subtle tongue, the sophist guile, they fail when the broadswords sing;Rush in and die, dogs—I was a man before I was a king. - Robert E. Howard
Not only didI love her,but I could tellthe universe lovedher, too.More than others.She was different.After all; I wouldbe a fool not tonotice the way thesunshine played withher hair. - Christopher Poindexter
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
The hard part wasn’t breaking up. The hard part is forcing myself to fall out of love with you. - Dominic Riccitello
There were so many different versions of him. It was countless versions of a song, and they were all original, and they were all true, and they were all right. It should have been impossible. Was I supposed to love them all? - Maggie Stiefvater
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
He could, Andi."Andi's heart turned to ice.It wasn't possible.He was dead, cast away into some deep, dark hell where he'd never be able to claw his way back out. - Sasha Alsberg
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
Oh! dear; I was so miserable! I am sure I must have been as white as my gown. - Jane Austen
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove. - Samuel Johnson
I couldn't resist him, his eyes were like yours, his hair was exactly the shade of brown.He's just not as tall, but I couldn't tell, it was dark and I was lying down. - Amy Winehouse
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
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
Death is not our end. We are a part of an infinitely long journey that was started when this Universe was created. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
I knew I wasn't the picture of health, but I didn't think I was headed for the last roundup. - Fannie Flagg
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
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
Amy [Winehouse] changed pop music forever, I remember knowing there was hope, and feeling not alone because of her. She lived jazz, she lived the blues. - Lady Gaga
Even he, to whom most things that most people would think were pretty smart were pretty dumb, thought it was pretty smart. - Douglas Adams
Because the fact of not being understood by other people had become my only real source of pride, I was never confronted by any impulse to express things and to make others understand something that I knew. - Yukio Mishima
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
I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe.
Dont waste time to hate fake people, they dont deserve to be a part of your memory...chill n get boozed in the joy of having good 1s "Happy Friendship Day".. - -sarvesh
It's been a while since I've had sex. I figured it was just like riding a bike, the only difference is that after a while, the bike doesn't turn you over and ride you. - Beatrice Stark Girl Detective
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
Fate never promises to tell you everything up front. You aren't always shown the path in life you're supposed to take. But if there was one thing she'd learned in the past few weeks, it was that sometimes, when you're really lucky, you meet someone with a map. - Sarah Addison Allen
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. - Indira Gandhi
Yes, I was fat, but I dealt with it by simply never thinking about it. It is useful, when you are fat, to have a lot of other things to think about. - Roger Ebert
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
The tides are in our veins, we still mirror the stars, life is your child, but there is in meOlder and harder than life and more impartial, the eye that watched before there was an ocean. - Robinson Jeffers
I don't worry about what other people think of me. It's one of the things I most admired about my dad growing up. He didn't give a hoot what others thought. He was who he was. It's one of the qualities that has kept me most sane. - Chris Kyle
Magic was a truly beautiful disease. - V.E. Schwab
Don't say it was delightful; make us say delightful when we've read the description. You see, all those words (horrifying, wonderful, hideous, exquisite) are only like saying to your readers Please will you do the job for me. - C.S. Lewis
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
You know what's interesting about Washington? It's the kind of place where second-guessing has become second nature. - George W. Bush
She was the kind of girl who wore dark lipstick and didn't need to speak a word to seduce you. - Stephen F. Campbell
That was some branch. Did it have a vendetta against your t-shirt?Guess so.I hope you showed it who is boss.Yeah, I peed on it. - Stacey Marie Brown
Don't be afraid," I said, "We belong together."I was immediatly overcome by the truth of my own words. - Stephenie Meyer
I thought no one was talking to me and the others thought I wasn't talking to them. - Jeanette Winterson
I used to think that your calling was about doing something good in this world. Now I understand it’s about becoming someone good—and letting that goodness impact the world around you. - Jeff Goins, The Art Of Work
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. - Chuck Palahniuk
A great hope fellYou heard no noiseThe ruin was within. - Emily Dickinson
We should never, ever believe life - or history holds no surprises for us. That was lies arrogance. And arrogance can blind us to the truth.""Which truth?""Any truth. All truth." her voice was solemn - Kay Hooper
Then none was for a party;Then all were for the state;Then the great man helped the poor,And the poor man loved the great;Then lands were fairly proportioned;Then spoils were fairly sold;The Romans were like brothersIn the brave days of old. - Thomas Babington Macaulay
The place was silent and - aware. - P.C. Wren
Islam is going to rise, Once again. - Waseem Latif
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
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
[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
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
What you see is what you get. The island is imaginative enough. Creativity don’t need to be wasted on naming things. - Doug Cooper
Just because everyone agrees that something is true doesn't make it so; everyone was in accord for thousands of years, saying the world was flat, the sun revolved around the earth, but everyone was wrong. - Aaron Dennis
If my life was to be just a single note in an endless symphony, how could I not sound it out for as long and as loudly as I could? - Lauren Wolk
I don't know how many years it was before I arrived at a formulated philosophy that the happiest thing to do, always, when visiting an individual or a country, is to admit, by word or manner, how much I'm finding there that my life had lacked hitherto - Clara E. Laughlin
Plato had slaves...George Washington had slaves... So, do I feel intrinsically better than these two men? Of course I do! They're dead!
When he was young, I told Dale Jr. that hunting and racing are a lot alike. Holding that steering wheel and holding that rifle both mean you better be responsible. - Dale Earnhardt
Young girls frequently report that their early sexual experiences were coerced. In a study in South Africa, 30 percent of girls report that their first sexual intercourse was forced. In rural Malawi, 55 percent of adolescent girls surveyed report that they were often forced to have sex. - Njovana Watts
I was born at a very early age. As I grew up, I got older... So far though, this is the oldest I've ever been. - Rebecca Hurley
We are usually angered when someone insults us, until Divine Grace comes upon us. When we receive Grace, we no longer feel hurt when others insult us but remain quiet and peaceful, as though the insult was not directed at us at all. - Thaddeus of Vitovnica
...And eventually, he (Charles Manson) testified to an empty court, as Bugliosi had convinced the presiding judge Older, that Manson's hypnotic powers might convince the jury he was innocent. - Nikolas Schreck
When I was one-and-twenty, I heard a wise man say, Give pounds and crowns and guineas, But not your heart away." Give pearls away and rubies, But keep your fancy free." But I was one-and-twenty, No use to talk to me.
What drove us crazy wasn't necessarily the sexual freedom his critic claimed he was unleashing, but freedom, period. Freedom to be yourself, to express yourself, to wear what you wanted to wear, to look the way you wanted to look, to have your own style, your own talk. - Larry Geller, Joel Spector, Patricia Romanowski
Written on her tombstone: "I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
I'm sorry I have issues with my boyfriend doing other men. I'm sorry I have issues with me doing other men. Why was I always being made to feel guilty because I wasn't having sex with more people? Wasn't it supposed to be the other way around? - Laurell K. Hamilton
His adolescents are displaced aristocrats who have lost their kingdom and wealth, which was childhood. [On J.D. Salinger] - Heather O'Neill
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
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to belive it. - Clarence Darrow
A decision made in anger, however it was rationalized, was poisoned with bias from its origins. The very fact that I had thought of the option wrathfully rendered it unusable. - Game of Champions
There was no better way to sell a lie, she knew, than to sprinkle it with truth. - Kaede Lazares
I had to piece together a diet for her, too. I knew which combinations of which foods on which days would rehang everything that was draped so delicately beneath her skin. In a matter of months, the body under the smock was organized anew, redistributed - Gary Lutz
It was considered at the time a striking proof of virtue in the young king that he was sorry for his father's death;but, as common subjects have that virtue too, sometimes, we will say no more about it. - Charles Dickens
Writers have two main problems. One is writer's block, when the words won't come at all and the other is logorrhea, when the words come so fast that they can hardly get to the wastebasket in time.
I was raised right I talk about people behind their backs. It's called manners. - Kathy Griffin
One never learns how the witch became wicked, or whether that was the right choice for her- is it ever the right choice? Does the devil ever struggle to be good again, or if so is he not a devil? - Gregory Maguire
I was certain about this: In the best new language, there would be no words for me or you. Those words have caused all the trouble started by the old languages. In any new language, there should only be we. - Andrew Smith
the star that I was wishingthe light that I was kissingsitting back and reminiscing that night, it was missing. - Lokesh Fouzdar
What she most liked about their friendship was how much space there was for silence[.] - Naomi Jackson
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
Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always enjoyed feeling afraid. I think it is the most delicious feeling there is - Domingos Monteiro
It was as if we'd known each other for a thousand years. - C.J. English
it was like staring at a whitewashed wall, but without all the emotion - Joe Abercrombie
I was 17 years old when I was killed by a vampire"-Ruby Kennedy from My Handsome Vampire. - Vianka Van Bokkem
Woman was God's second mistake. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When I was born the doctor took one look at my face, turned me over and said, Look ... twins! - Rodney Dangerfield
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
I was amazed at how strong women were when they were angry. - Robin Hobb, Royal Assassin
When the purpose of clearly exposing the differences between the Aryan and the Tamil culture, civilization, conduct and creed Thirukkural was written. I am of that firm view. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror. - Terry Pratchett
It was a tragic end to a heroic life. - Chris Kyle
But even then I knew it wasn’t me that saved her life. It wasn’t about me. I was just there while she was maybe going to die and maybe not, and then she just didn’t. - Lucy Corin
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me. - Woody Allen
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
People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence. - Karl Lagerfeld
Two great things happened to me. One was that I survived. The other was that I met you, because I knew why - Kamand Kojouri
The nails did not kill Him... It was the needs that did. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
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 ancient wisdom of the masters says that even a mighty oak was once a nut like you. - Mark Brown
We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning. - Henry Ward Beecher
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
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
My hometown was so dull that one time the tide went out and never came back. - Fred Allen
Weh I was a kid I prayed every night for a bike until I figured out that that's not the way that God works, so I stole a bike and then asked him for forgiveness. - Emo Phillips
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
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
There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why,--when it did not seem worthwhile to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable annihilation. - Kate Chopin
Just as you began to feel that you could make good use of time, there was no time left to you. - Lisa Alther
Let us be the waves of love and let it wash the universe. - Debasish Mridha
Mia: I was sixteen when I first realized my mom was more concerned about my appearance than I was… I’ll be talking to my mom and realize she hasn’t heard a word because she’s studying my face to see if the foundation I’m using is a good match for my skin tone. - Mia Fontaine
When you sacrifice your life for some people,you have sacrifice your life for the world. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Who were these people, these specially selected tenants? They were mothers and fathers and children. A dressmaker, a secretary, an inventor, a doctor, a judge. And, oh yes, one was a bookie, one was a burglar, one was a bomber, and one was a mistake. - Ellen Raskin
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
Rock and roll was my favorite, but before long I grew to enjoy Shinamoto's brand of classical music. This was music from another world, which had its appeal, but more than that I loved it because she was a part of that world. - Haruki Murakami
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
I understood that it was time to quit postponing the embracing of my own potential. There was nothing more I needed to do to be worthy enough and any other excuse I could muster to explain why I couldn’t step up right away was simply that… an excuse. - Janet Louise Stephenson
Soon enough the tears came but of course nobody came down to see if she was all right, it was just the slut in the kitchen who'd ruined their lives, getting drunk of neat gin and howling for her lost lunatic offer. - Patrick McGrath
The Honey that Adorns my soul to Network with all Nobility in an Affable Humility means Hannah - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
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
Jesus is great -- is there a better role model? No. It's religion, it's the people who get in between -- the bureaucracy, you know. ... It's the way people abuse Jesus. Was there ever a greater victim of name dropping? - Bill Maher
Go, lovely rose! Tell her that wastes her time and me That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be.
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever when they are only wasting their time. - George Bernard Shaw
When I was young, I thought it is thunder that kills people. But when I learnt physics in the high school, I discovered that it is rather the lightning that does the killing. The voice of the thunder itself is just a noise. The lightning is the poise! - Israelmore Ayivor
A relationship without trust is a waste of time - Prince simus
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
And even though they had not had sex yet, he was a great lover, replacing sex with the science of bravery and inner strength. Meredith had always wanted a man with this kind of depth. - Keira D. Skye
It's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works hard to keep things rolling smoothly, someone else sails along for the ride. Someone who would do anything to keep it the way it was in the beginning. - Jodi Picoult
I know that the problem isn't the dream per se. It was the way I felt afterward, once awake. - Emily Giffin
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. - Pablo Picasso
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
I would love God even if he damned me, because he was so gracious to others. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them. - Rodney Dangerfield
He’d have denied it to his dying breath but Derwent wasn’t as tough as he pretended to be. For the very small number of people he cared about, Derwent would give his all. It made him vulnerable, and every now and then that vulnerability showed. - Jane Casey
Let it rain on some days,Let yourself shiver on some cold nights, So when it's Spring you'll know why it was all worth going through. - Sanhita Baruah
I loved everything to anything to everyone who surrounded him. He was perfect. A delusion with a sweet melancholy taste. He was crazy, but he was my crazy and inside, everything felt right. - Dominic Riccitello
But what reality was ever made by realists? - Richard Flanagan
It was his knowledge of his own willful stupidity that had brought on his irritation - Keigo Higashino
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx
Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
The soul was the first temple; love was the first religion. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Amongst it all my soul craved one thing, Love, for it was the beginning and end of anything that will ever truly matter. - Nikki Rowe
The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been. - Jodi Picoult
I work every day to live my life in such a way that when I take my last breath, I will be satisfied I made a difference and I was an inspiration; that I left something behind that will be meaningful to society; I did not shame my family, disappoint my friends or ruin my good name. - Carlos Wallace
The pain for her and the love for her was so entwined that neither would function without the other. - Ivy McClelland (me!)
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
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
She looked at the girl in the chair and she saw what youth was. It was oblivious, with things in its ears. - Ali Smith
Her dark world was bright because of her sparkling attitude! - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
Preach [and live] as if Jesus was crucified yesterday, rose from the dead today, and is returning tomorrow. - Martin Luther
I will always love you Drizzt Do'Urden my life was full and without regret because I knew you and was completed by you. Sleep well, my love. - R.A. Salvatore
Finding the stewardess, Bly asked her about the monkey. The stewardess replied drily, "We have met." Bly was now alarmed to see that the stewardess's arm was bandaged from wrist to shoulder."What did you do?" she asked. "I did nothing but scream," the stewardess replied; "the monkey did the rest. - Matthew Goodman
My heart is broken; my spirit’s gone,I broke my lover’s heart, I made promises, I broke them all.The end was near, I’ve crossed to the other side,My heart is broken, my spirit’s gone,I made promises, I broke them all. - Quetzal
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
A creative design to everything demands a Time Keeper to exist. It was born out from the womb of primordial time! - Vishwanath S J
...I am not, however, militant in my atheism. The great English theoretical physicist is a militant atheist. I suppose he is interested in arguing about the existence of God. I am not. It was once quipped that there is no God and Dirac is his prophet. Linus Pauling - Paul Dirac
If love was a sin, God Himself would be in the hottest part of Hell. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
Bhinneka Reka Wasana Shama Aja (Reka: Ikhtiar; Wassana: Akhir). - Y.B. Mangunwijaya
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
Though my appetite for food grew frail, my hunger for books was constant. - Diane Setterfield
Looking back, it made no sense for my college friends and me to distance ourselves from the hard-won achievements of earlier feminists. We should have cheered their efforts. Instead, we lowered our voices, thinking the battle was over, and with this reticence we hurt ourselves. - Sheryl Sandberg
These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig. - Alfred Hitchcock
Death is only a tragedy when life's purpose was left unfulfilled. - Orrin Woodward
It’s hillbilly urine; we had better get home before they come to eat us. Kevin said pointing towards home proving if there was ever any doubt that he had no acting ability at all. (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. - Auguste Rodin
When people live in abnormality for too long, the abnormal becomes normal and eventually, identity is lost - Kudakwashe Mazendame
At the end of the day I went to this place where your memories left footsteps on my skin and the breath of your touch stained my desire. Yea, it was one of those nights where I needed you the most. - Robert M. Drake
No one can control his own opinion or his own belief. My belief was forced upon me by my surroundings. I am the product of all circumstances that have in any way touched me. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Neuron is to Consciousness, what D.N.A. is to Life. Thus, Biology of Mind is to the twenty-first century, what Biology of Life was to the twentieth century. - Abhijit Naskar
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
Love was never a mistake,even when it wasn't returned. - Alice Hoffman
They were handsome, proper and normal family fathers who built the concentration camps and whipped the prisoners to death. And who was Nietzsche? A narcotized syphilitic. - Jens Bjørneboe
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause. - Mark Twain
A long time ago, there was a man as misunderstood as we are and they nailed him to a fucking cross!
He kissed and held her like it was the last time, but then again, he always did that, because there had always been that possibility of him losing her. - Daniele Lanzarotta
What does the corpse care who was right and who was wrong? - Manuel Azaña
When I was a kid I loved wall paper it added a lot of fiber to my paint chips. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
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
I pulled the blanket around my shoulders. The sky was dark and vast and empty and not even a plane disturbed that sullen stillness, not even a star. The emptiness above was now mine within. It was a part of me, like a freckle, like a bruise. Like a middle name now one acknowledged. - Sarah Winman
After the barter system money was introduced to the world and it had a limited value, but as the time passed it's value increased and now in 21st century money is given the value of GOD. - Neymat Khan
Embrace, nurture, love and celebrate the child in self and others; because being child is being a future. - Vishwas Chavan
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
Nothing in the world is the way it ought to be. It's harsh and cruel. But that's why there's us. Champions. It doesn't matter where we come from, what we've done or suffered, or even if we make a difference. We live as though the world was what it should be, to show it what it can be. - Joss Whedon
I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong. - John Lennon
Science is interesting, and if you don't agree you can fuck off.Note: Dawkins was quoting a former editor of New Scientist Magazine, who is as yet unidentified (possibly Jeremy Webb) - Richard Dawkins
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
After that I went home and Sally put what was left of me to bed; next day, being a Christian family, we saluted the happy morn with the Hell and Hades of a row because I wouldn't get up and go to early service, my sister being quite determined that even if I didn't get up. I shouldn't sleep. - Dion Fortune
Yesterday I was clever and tried to change the world. Today I am wise and try to change myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
It was disconcerting that being in love felt lonelier than lonelines. - Emily Maguire
I dreamt we walked together along the shore. We made satisfying small talk and laughed. This morning I found sand in my shoe and a seashell in my pocket. Was I only dreaming? - Maya Angelou
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed. - Christopher Morley
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
The wolf turned to Rachel. She was afraid to run, afraid fleeing would make it chase her. Somewhere in the stored files of her mind, she remembered one should not look directly at a menacing dog, but she couldn’t take her eyes from it. - G.G. Collins
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
although the stress response was involuntary, the relaxation response required practice.[6] - Linda Lantieri
Wie das Wasser nahm auch ichin mich alle Farben -Gott der Herr der Färber ist,Sein sind alle Farben! - Qadi Qadan
We remember though all the firelit glowOf a great hearth's gleam and glare,And we looked for a space at each happy faceAnd the love that was written there. - Caris Brooke
Taj Mahal was built as a team; without a team, it was a far dream. - Vinita Kinra
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
Man, I was tame compared to what they do now, are you kidding ? All that I ever did was just jiggle. - Elvis Presley
She's terse. I can be terse. Once, in flight school, I was laconic. - Joss Whedon
and there was a beautiful view but nobody could see cause everybody on the island was saying look at me - Laurie Anderson
I prefer that these reserves be spent in arguing whether Mary conceived without sin, whether Christ was God or man, rather than discussing whether my power is of divine origin and if, in short, I am deserving of it. Heresy, then, is tolerable as long as it is not employed directly against power. - Carlos Fuentes
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
Christmas, as a practicing Catholic child, was seen as a reward for lots and lots and lots of church. - Jenny Colgan
But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. - John Green
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
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
For me the saddest thing was that these animals smelled the brokenness in him the human defect and kept away. - Alice Sebold
When he came in first, he was happy to find all sorts of meaning in the results. - H.W. Brands
Help your fatherAs he ages And loses his strengthFor it was he who sheltered youAnd protected you from the stormsKhoiSan Book of Wisdom - rassool jibraeel snyman
And as we round the bend toward Ivy Cottage, he tugs my braid just the way he always has ever since I was six, and then he reaches down and takes my hand.Maybe sometimes dreams really do come true. - Heather Vogel Frederick
I was drunk but not drunk enough to say what I wanted, that we don't live our lives so much as come to them, as different people and things collect mysteriously around us. - Michael Byer
I have no idea what White House statement was was issued, but I stand by it 100 percent.
Possibly, there was something to be said for the intellectual discipline of second-guessing what you thought was true. - Kwame Anthony Appiah
I suddenly asked my master Caeiro, Are you at peace with yourself? and he answered, No, I’m at peace. It was like the voice of the earth, which is everything and no one. - Álvaro de Campos
Feeling grateful to breathe a new day. Gratitude is a way to submit to the flow of life. - Vishwas Chavan
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
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
If you didn't love your past, when it was present... there is no sense in loving it and being with it today.... - Mayank Sharma
Wanting to be someone you're not is a waste of the person you are. - Kurt Cobain
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
If you see a person who is suffering from misery and sadness, wash it away with your compassion and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
My body was jerking and shaking, and I remembered John when he was in the Tunnels with Lena. The weird jerking and twitching he seemed unable to control.Was this what it felt like to be in the grip of Abraham Ravenwood? - Kami Garcia
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
Maybe I don't really want to know what's going on. Maybe I'd rather not know. Maybe I couldn't bear to know. The Fall was a fall from innocence to knowledge. - Margaret Atwood
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
How did someone help someone whose world was breaking apart? - Kristine E. Brickey
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
Broken Wind believed that we are traumatized as babies by intestinal gas or colic. The great shaman invented a technique called "gastral projection" to help release these traumas. His philosophy was simple: "To air is human ... but to really cut one loose is divine. - Swami Beyondananda
As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist. - John Green
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse. - Walt Disney Company
i love the moments i lost a little faith, spirit would always remind me; it was just a bad day. - Nikki Rowe
I was angry with my friend:I told my wrath, my wrath did end.I was angry with my foe:I told it not, my wrath did grow. - William Blake
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
A calendar was hung in the kitchen as if to say: Expect more of the same. - Gary Lutz
I only knew what was in my mind, and I wished to express it clearly - Ulysses S. Grant
The speaker calls for a careful examination of Christ's principle of turning the other cheek before we use it as a demand or excuse for total personal pacifism. After all, when literally struck on the cheek, Jesus did question the legitimacy of the authority by which this was done. - John Thackway
I felt how much better and more dignified it was for me to show off the finer side of my soul than of my body. - Leo Tolstoy
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We couldn't even eat hash with safety. - Josh Billings
I was going to buy a copy of "The Power of Positive Thinking", and then I thought: What the hell good would that do? - Ronnie Shakes
He hadn't realized that life speaks with a voice to you, a voice that brings you answers for the questions you continually ask of it, had never consciously detected it or recognized its tones until it now said something it had never said to him before, which was "yes". - Douglas Adams
[On school uniforms] Don't these schools do enough damage making all these kids think alike, now they have to make them look alike too? It's not a new idea, either. I first saw it in old newsreels from the 1930s, but it was hard to understand because the narration was in German. - George Carlin
There was once a spirited feral mustang broken in by her stern rider. It was a harmonious relationship for the most part but, like any relationship, she tested the boundaries he placed on her and threw him...Would the rider, having suffered his own wound, retaliate, discipline or forgive? - Donna Lynn Hope
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
The American family shattered for the simple reason that it was American, not global. - John F. MacArthur Jr.
HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises. - Ambrose Bierce
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
I felt sure that [Oyarsa] was what we call "good," but I wasn't sure whether I liked "goodness" so much as I had supposed. - C.S. Lewis
I was making pancakes the other day and a fly flew into the kitchen. And that's when I realized that a spatula is a lot like a fly swatter. And a crushed fly is a lot like a blueberry. And a roommate is a lot like a fly eater. - Demetri Martin
You can’t translate somethingthat was never in a languagein the first place. - Chase Twichell
During my PhD, I was depressed for eight-months, state of deep-worry. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Whether it was in the maze of my fantastical mind or the allure of her gossamer eyes, they took me to undiscovered worlds of azure and metamorphosis. The air shimmered with every breath, the water tightened with every sound. - Hubert Martin
Open your mind to new experiences, particularly to the study of other ­people. Nothing that happens to a writer however happy, however tragic is ever wasted. - P.D. James
The dominating idea of English society was not cultivate virtue but to avoid scandal. - Edward Short
I've been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Waste no time to compare yourself with others. Find your soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
Yesterday was good, but let us dream and work hard to make tomorrow even better. - Debasish Mridha
If everyone was cognisant of their purpose on earth, we would only need weapons for hunting and nothing else. - Gugu Mona
If you can hear the humming sound of your air conditioner or fridge, it is a measure of time you are wasting. - J. K. Envy
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
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
Spoken words evaporated into the air just as easily as burned letters, but the sound of them seemed immortal. It was as if a word spoken could not be destroyed. - Laura Moncur
Right person, wrong timing doesn’t mean God was wrong. It means you were there at the right time to fulfill something else. Look for it. - Shannon L. Alder
That was what murder was-as easy as that!But afterwards you went on remembering... - Agatha Christie
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
The trouble with lies was that once started, the fiction had to be continued, and it was hard always to be remembering details that you had made up upon the spur of the moment. - Elizabeth Aston
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
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
To be a devout reader was to be an acolyte of solace. - Tanya Egan Gibson
While the lecture itself was not bold, because my relationships were bold and intimate and risky, the lecture had impact. This experience taught me a powerful lesson about evangelism: the integrity of our relationships matters more than the boldness of our words. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
...anger is a waste of energy. Steam which is used to blow off a safety valve would be better used to drive an engine. - Winston S. Churchill
The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend. - Chuck Palahniuk
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
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
No evil being was ever wise: they are all against every wise man's critics. - A Gentlemen
The face of self-pity was universally understood. - Vann Chow
I didn't know it was possible to simultaneously hate and ache for someone. - Stephanie Perkins
After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations. - H.L. Mencken
The dimple in his left cheek was ironic-it gave the impression that he was sweet as a cupcake. (Dark City Lights) - Elaine Kagan
Again Creb grunted. It was the usual noncommittal comment used by men when responding to a woman. It carried only enough meaning to indicate the woman had been understood, without acknowledging too much significance in what she said. - Jean M. Auel
It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception. - Albert Einstein
...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
What is your motivation? When you drill down and ask, "What if there was zero ROI (of any form)?," you'll discover your highest and best use of time. - Richie Norton
You will never change, unless you are honest with yourself or you are forced to be authentic by someone that was honest with him or herself. - Shannon L. Alder
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
I 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. - Martha Washington
I never really understood the word ‘loneliness’. As far as I was concerned, I was in an orgy with the sky and the ocean, and with nature. - Björk
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
It’s not conversion 'therapy;' it’s conversion brainwashing. - DaShanne Stokes
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
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
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
We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong. - Bill Vaughan
Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing. - Dave Barry
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
I became aware of a voice inside my head. [...] It was only later that I realized that this voice was my own thinking, that this moment of anguish was my first inkling that I was a ceaseless monologue trapped within myself. - Yann Martel
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
Learn from your past and shut the door behind to live in present.Our past is just like a dry rose which was once a rose with all colors of life, with sweet fragrance, with soft petal, with thorns but now it is left with only thorns which could still hurt. - ideaswar
I tried sex once with a woman and it was Gala. It was overated. I tried sex once with a man and that man was the famous juggler Frederico Garcia Lorca. It was very painful. - Salvador Dalí
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
If I don’t believe in your god, it means he was incapable to manipulate me. - M.F. Moonzajer
I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. - Henry David Thoreau
By the study of Boltzmann I have been unable to understand him. He could not understand me on account of my shortness, and his length was and is an equal stumbling block to me. - James Clerk Maxwell
Stop rejecting that unique pathway that was designed exclusively for you. Embrace your destiny, respect yourself and love others. - Auliq Ice
The most wasted day of all is that during which we have not laughed.
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
I don't think wood was discovered in Britain until the 1970's. That's when I discovered it anyway. - Craig Ferguson
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
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. - Washington Irving
He has been called a mediocre man; but this is unwarranted flattery. He was a politician of monumental littleness. - Richard M. Nixon
POWER WITHOUT WISDOM IS WASTED ENERGY - KAMILAH WILLACY
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
Thoreau was an idiot. - Bill Bryson
Today what was impossible is made possible and the rest is history - Sunday Adelaja
There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl. - Joan Rivers
Where desire writhed there stands a stone; the change was sudden and complete.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning. - Plato
It was easier to come to maturity when there were more well-defined philosophical options. - David Brooks
If you want to go to places worth going, you have to be open to personal growth. No matter how much your job pays you, if it doesn’t offer you the opportunity to grow, your efforts would only go to waste. There are really just some things that money can’t buy. Never stop learning! - Kevin J. Donaldson
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
I was lifted from the darkness I endured into the person I am today. - Stephen Richards
And then she'll know the things I learnedThat really have no value in the end she will surely knowI wasn't born to follow - The Byrds
Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
Old marketing was dictation... new marketing is communication. Change from Convince & Convert to Converse & Convert! - Ted Rubin
It was vision that dulled trust. It was vision that uplifted trust. Let them see how. - Ray McFarland
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
In the end, people should be judged by their actions, since in the end, it was actions that defined everyone. - Nicholas Sparks
Whoever it was who searched the heavens with a telescope and found no God would not have found the human mind if he had searched the brain with a microscope. - George Santayana
My one aim was to do a thing well and to excel if possible. - Josephine demott Robinson
I wasted time, now time doth waste me. - William Shakespeare
At the end of the day, if you’re wasting your time by not investing in yourself, you’re going to waste away—and that would be the greatest waste of all. - Richie Norton
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
He wanted to believe it was of the Agency’s unwritten protocol; the less you know about your associates, the better it is for both of you professionally - Derek Haas
It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can't speak for my twin sister. - Abigail Van Buren
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.
He claimed the waters must have, indeed, been healing, because look how hard his journey was on him to get there, and how easy it was on him to get home. - Sarah Addison Allen
so höre denn, was zu hören lohnt: es fürchte der weise die nacht ohne mond. - Patrick Rothfuss
Forgotten hero was never the real hero, real hero can not be forgotten. - Amit Kalantri
Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes.Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. - Charlotte Eriksson
I found my God in music and the arts, with writers like Hermann Hesse, and musicians like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Little Walter. In some way, in some form, my God was always there, but now I have learned to talk to him. - Eric Clapton
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
He had let me know time after time that he was a thinking man, a man of intellect and wit. Yet one unintended hungry look into my eyes and he betrayed each of his words he had carefully spoken to me. I knew it in that instant. He was a viscerally driven man. And one day, he would possess me. - Coco J. Ginger
Thus I spoke, more and more softly; for I was afraid of my own thoughts and the thoughts behind my thoughts. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Free love, man, Free Love! Which, by the way, was the single greatest concept a young man has ever heard. About three years late, women got wise an my frustration returned to normal levels. - Steve Martin
I did realize, as do you, how blessed I was to know bookjoy, the private pleasure of savoring text. - Pat Mora
Making a decision to write was a lot like deciding to jump into a frozen lake. - Maya Angelou
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
Yes, I was a badass all right. And I no longer felt like I needed someone, but instead WANTED someone to share this newfound badassery with. I deserved the best. Anything else wouldn't do. - Becky Ruhter
The world is 3 days: As for yesterday, it has vanished along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work on it. - al-Hasan al-Basri
What if my name was Daniel, Lucas, Noah. Lucas Harris, That doesn't sound right. I think I'll stick with Nate. - Nathan Harris
The train hit her with the sound of a meat-filled hefty bag smacking the pavement, and the effect was much the same, I guess. (Dark City Lights) - Warren Moore
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. - James M. Barrie
When I was from Cupid's passions free, my Muse was mute and wrote no elegy. - Ovid
I was born a heretic. I always distrusted people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows. - Susan B. Anthony
Was this new self awareness a gift or a curse? - D. Morgenstern
Today, I went to sleep under a plum tree. There, I dreamed I was a butterfly, flying so pleasently. Then, I fell asleep, and the dream ended. Now- I have to ask myself - am I Zhuang Zi who dreamed of a butterfly? Or am I that butterfly, dreaming I am Zhuang Zi? - Zhuangzi
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
What did I hope to gain from my game and from putting my parents through all this? The truth is that I loved to play. My body was fit and my mind raring to go. But I also hoped that I would get a government job through the sports quota. - M.C. Mary Kom
I lived what most people call the good life. I was happy, but deep inside I always felt that, with the short amount of time we are given to live and love in this world, we spend too much time loving things instead of people. - Antonia Brenner
It was about how men walk into a forest afraid because they know all the things that can happen. They might wake the noisy birds and cause chaos. But kids come into the trees and see the magic. They climb them and see stars that the men were too afraid to see. - Laura Anderson Kurk
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
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
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
kehidupan nyata baru dimulai ketika anda menikah,ketika anda baru lahir hingga dewasa itu hanya metmorfosa kehidupan - Luddie Affandi
Forgive your past because it the vehicle through your process and from this point forward your life is made of 100% future; Caterpillars always look up despite having no wings... and butterflies don't waste time crying over the legs they lost or dwelling on on the ground. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness. - George Bernard Shaw
The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary. - Dave Kellett
Don't waste your time to make new dreams. but waste it to make one of your lifetime dream, come true. - Olivia Sinaga
True, I was rather alone, but loneliness isn't proof of not being right. - Krleža, Miroslav
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
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
You can forget me now because I was never welcome. - Mike Shinoda
I romanticized him until he was the perfect being. A soul so beautiful, but so immensely evil too. - Dominic Riccitello
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
The times are too difficult and the crisis too severe to indulge in schadenfreude. Looking at it in perspective, the fact that there would be a financial crisis was perfectly predictable: its general nature, if not its magnitude. Markets are always inefficient. - Noam Chomsky
Voter apathy was, and will remain the greatest threat to democracy. - Hazen Pingree
It was nothing but a hole, a mouth open wide. You could lean over the edge and peer down to see nothing. All I knew about the well was its frightening depth. It was deep beyond measuring, and crammed full of darkness, as if all the world’s darkness had been boiled down to their ultimate density. - Haruki Murakami
I used to think of all the billions of people in the world, and of all those people, how was I going to meet the right ones? The right ones to be my friends, the right one to be my husband. Now I just believe you meet the people you're supposed to meet. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
I saw [Linus Pauling] as a brilliant lecturer and a man with a fantastic memory, and a great, great showman. I think he was the century’s greatest chemist. No doubt about it. - Max F. Perutz
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
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
I hate you.'My sister said it different than she said it to my dad. She meant it with me. She really did.'I love you,' was all I could say in return. - Stephen Chbosky
When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'. - Groucho Marx
Unlearn your knowledge about what WAS working to understand what is working NOW - Roger James Hamilton
When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room. - Woody Allen
New ideas pass through three periods: - It can't be done. - It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing. - I knew it was a good idea all along! - Arthur C. Clarke
One hand washes the other. (Manus Manum Lavet) - Seneca
The truth is, Everyone was taken before, What hurts is that, sometimes they are imprisoned with their past. - Bradley B. Dalina
Sexual intercourse began in nineteen sixty-three (Which was rather late for me) between the end of the Chatterley ban and the Beatles' first LP. - Philip Larkin
I Used to think that I knew everything, I was alone. My heart was empty, a single soul experience of life. When I discovered in a pair of eyes, a light reflection of mine, I found my mate, my match, my soul. - Katia M. S.
GOD begins where you end and takes you beyond where you thought was impossible - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Just because a word or expression has an antiquity or was once widely used does not confer on it some special immunity - Bill Bryson
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
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
Just being a human being, I’ve realized that before every big problem you create for yourself, before every huge mess you have to clean up, there was a crucial moment where you could’ve just said no. - Taylor Swift
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.
Osborn was a founding partner of the advertising agency Batten, Barton, Durstine, and Osborn (BBDO), but it was as an author that he really made his mark, beginning with the day in 1938 that a magazine editor invited him to lunch and asked what his hobby was. Imagination, replied Osborn. - Susan Cain
He continued along the route that he had reconnoitered the morning before. And the morning before that. He needed to change his route some to see if he was actually being followed. His instincts said he was clear, but his training ordered him to make sure. - J.T. Patten
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
Look at yourself on the day that you graduated from college, then look at yourself today. I did that recently and it was like, 'Yikes! What the hell happened? - David Sedaris
It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. - Colette
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
Religion was created for the goodness of the humanity, butreligious dogma converts a good person to an evil person. - Debasish Mridha
What's happened with humanity, if was born inhuman man. 26.05.13 - VicDo
When I started writingI was a sick teenagedfuck inside who partlythought I was the newMarquis de Sade, a bodydoomed to communicatewith Satan who was us-ing my sickness as hishome away from home,and there’s your proof. - Dennis Cooper
He cared less, so they cared more. He said it was beautiful. I knew he was broken.This was his game. - Coco J. Ginger
I was born with an adult head and a tiny body. Like a 'Peanuts' character. - Jon Stewart
Rain drips from the skyI hope it rains forever If that's what it takes to wash you away from meAnd when I'm cleanI'll finally be free. - Jasmine Sandozz
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
It's a well known fact that computing devices such as the abacus were invented thousands of years ago. But it's not well known that the first use of a common computer protocol occured in the Old Testament. This, of course, was when Moses aborted the Egyptians' process with a control-sea..."
He was a genius - that is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities. - Robertson Davies
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
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
He was the monster that no one thought to look for in the light of day. It was a common mistake. People often believed they were safer in the light, thinking monsters only came out at night. But safety - like light - is a facade. Underneath, the whole world is drenched in darkness. - C.J. Roberts
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
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
Kindness that turns to bitterness when it is not appreciated was never kindness at all. - Vironika Tugaleva
yEvery man's endeavor was imbued with responsibility - Philip Roth
The one kiss that was stolen, was given in a lie. - Anthony Liccione
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. - Rabbinical Saying
Emilio, I am getting rusty and old, I cannot follow the highbrow theory developed by Oppenheimer's pupils any more. I went to their seminar and was depressed by my inability to understand them. Only the last sentence cheered me up. It was: "And this is Fermi's theory of beta decay. - Enrico Fermi
Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
Do you love me, Rain?""More than I knew it was possible to love. All the stars will fall from the heavens before I ever stop. - C.L. Wilson
When you give, give without any expectations. - Vishwas Chavan
Why would a comediotic guy like Buzz Aldrin worry about who said what first? He was on the %$#@!+-oon! - Ray Palla
This worldthat was our homefor a brief spellnever brought us anythingbut pain and grief;its a shame that not one of our problemswas ever solved.We departwith a thousand regretsin our hearts. - Omar Khayyám
Whomever you truly are... honor that person. No dream was ever realized by disappearing into the shadows of self-deceit and doubt. - Jaeda DeWalt
I met a woman who told me that she wasn't attracted to Asians. "No worries," I said. "I'm not attracted to racists - Simon Tam
I gave in, and admitted that God was God. - C.S. Lewis
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
There was a young man who said though, it seems that I know that I know, but what I would like to see is the I that knows me when I know that I know that I know. - Alan W. Watts
My heart, always so strong in the past, was like the fishnet stockings that clung to my legs—torn, shredded, and full of gaping holes. - E.J. Stevens
How soon was it that the dead are brought to deity in the eyes of those who in life found them little regard. - Linda Berdoll
And she knew that her fate wasn't set by how or where she was born, but the decisions she made and the battles she fought. It didn't matter if she had eight toes or ten, amber eyes or blue. What mattered was what she set out to do. - Robert Beatty
The woman's face was grimly drawn, an ugly expression on an indescribably beautiful face. This is the Shadowdun. You know who I am, but I wish to know you more. What is your name? Her voice was rich; it sounded sweet and smooth in Athena's ears, like soft honey. She hated every last word. - Kendra Sunderson
you said " you were insane", while all you did was being sane..!! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also true that when it came to trying to please in matters that weren't crucial to her, that didn't compromise her sense of things, she had been dishonest? - Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera
Nobody's truly free. Everyone is prisoner to a secret, a sin, a lie. It wasn't by accident that, in the Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key set the word "free" to a note so high nobody could attain it. - J. Matthew Nespoli
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
My MOTIVATION was struggling..I got Tired of it! - Kalon Jackson
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
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
History proved many times that path of millions was often the wrong path! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A cynic is just a man who found out when he was about ten that there wasn't any Santa Claus, and he's still upset.
When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained. - Edward R. Murrow
The other day, when I was deciding where to place a mountain range, how to make a river's flow detour around underground stalactite caves, and what precise color to give the sky at sunset, I realized I was God... or an artist and a writer. - Vera Nazarian
Well, Watson, what do you make of it?'Holmes was sitting with his back to me, and I had given him no sign of my occupation.'How did you know what I was doing? I believe you have eyes in the back of your head.''I have, at least, a well-polished, silver-plated coffee-pot in front of me', said he. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart.…forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
Above all, man must learn once again what he is and why he was created. - Rama P. Coomaraswamy
Some part of me knew from the first that what I wanted was not reality but myth. - Stephen King
The biggest thing [Frida] brought into my life was this peacefulness. I still get passionate about things, but my passion is not so scattered and it's not needy. It's a lot more powerful because it comes with this groundedness and peacefulness. That it's about the process, not about the results. - Salma Hayek
A thorough inspection of someone you believed to be loveable will send you back into your shell if all you saw in their life was all bullshit. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If everything was perfect in your life won't it be a predictable one. Life is unpredictable chaotic and madness but that's what makes life interesting won't you agree? - Joyce Guo
During my mental illness, thank God, my grandma was my human rescuer and angel, she ask me to stop taking the medication, leading to the recovering. - Lailah Gifty Akita
With a book he was regardless of time. - Jane Austen
You did not choose this path for yourself - it is the path that was chosen for you. That is the way life works at time. However, the choices you make as you travel the path are always yours and you must make them wise choices - Jeff Dixon-Terror in the Kingdom
To me, the body says what words cannot. I believe that dance was the first art. - Martha Graham
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell. - Harry S Truman
Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met. - William Faulkner
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
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
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
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
I loved a woman whose beauty Like the moon moved all the humming heavens to music till the stars with their tiny teeth burst into song and I fell on the ground before her while the sky hardened and she laughed and turned me down softly, I was so young. - Peter Meinke
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
From the beginning, when something was wrong I've been saying: 'Dilly-ding, dilly-dong, wake up, wake up!' So on Christmas Day I bought for all the players and all the staff a little bell. It was just a joke. - Claudio Ranieri
Was it hard?" I ask.Letting go?"Not as hard as holding on to something that wasn't real. - Lisa Schroeder
In the way this strange gentleman was going on, he would leave the world without having done any good to himself or anybody else. - Jules Verne
When first human found life was a virgin,People make it a bitch - Mohammed Sekouty
Man had created God in his own image, not the other way around. He had done it through sheer terror, and who could blame him? Unfortunately he had made too good a job. The god he had invented was just as cruel and careless as man himself. Not a deity to whom one should seriously address a prayer. - Richard Herley
Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time. - Edgar Watson Howe
That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
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
I blinked at her, suddenly loathing her to the depths of my soul. Not only was she probably rather evil, and definitely thoroughly unpleasant, but she also didn't read. - Nicole Peeler
A minute later the steam stopped. By then, I was soaking wet and, no doubt, my pores were open. Some people pay a fortune for this kind of beauty treatment. I got mine for free, if you disregard the bruises, headache and all those dead people."- Corin Hayes, Silent City (working title) - G.R. Matthews
At the end of the day, you're only as good as the shadow that was left in the morning. - Aspen Copper
Sometimes Füsun yawned so beautifully that I would think that she had forgotten the entire world and that she was drawing from the depths of her soul a more peaceful life, as one might draw cold water from a well on a hot summer day. - Orhan Pamuk
my unexpected trip to the light may have been cancelled, but here I was, still paying the cost of the return ticket - Teri Garey
Venice was a contrast from Los Angeles itself, where you might see a woman with $15,000 tits, a face frozen in place by Botox, wobbling with her $4,000 Gucci bag right past a child with a sunken belly and exposed ribs encaging a heart too weak to scream. - Jackie Haze, Borderless
She was so scared that she forgot to be a contralto. - Dodie Smith
To him, the pain was a bully, and what did you do to bullies? You stood up to them, because they always ran away in the end. But the pain didn't know about that rule. It just bullied even more. - Terry Pratchett
I sold my first short story to Pyramid Press, where it was chiseled onto fifteen slabs of granite, and for which I was paid nine goats. - Frank Tuttle
First came him, then came I, then he came again and then I was lost forever. - Alok Jagawat
The first year was like icing. Then the cake started to show through - John Ashbery
Emily swore and he was impressed; he'd never thought to string cocksuckingsonofabitch together in one sentence. He couldn't help himself; the snort of laughter escaped before he could hold it in. - C.H. Admirand
So It's Gonna Be Forever or It's Gonna Go Down In FlamesYou Can Tell Me When It's Over, If the High Was Worth the Pain. - Taylor Swift
There was something appealing in thinking of a character with a secret life that her author knew nothing about. Slipping off while the author's back was turned, to find love in her own way. Showing up just in time to deliver the next bit of dialogue with an innocent face. - Karen Joy Fowler
Humans have a propensity to oppose things when it is not their idea and they had no input, or simply because it was initiated by those whom they dislike. - GE Paulus
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
He smiled then, and that smile was like the sunset, stretching from one end of her existence to the other, lighting her way not by sight, but with a slow kindle inside she knew would never leave her bereft for the sun's warmth. - Joey W. Hill
I didn't mind getting old when I was young. It's the being old now that's getting to me. - John Scalzi
We traveled long and forgot why poetry was invented. - Dejan Stojanovic
Oh, is that my report, father?' said Mike, with a sort of sickly interest, much as a dog about to be washed might evince in his tub.' - Mike and Psmith - P.G. Wodehouse
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
...and all the people said 'What a shame that he's dead, but wasn't he a most peculiar man? - Paul Simon
When i dated someone, my goal is to marry her, i date to get married one day, i don't date a girl just to have sex and leave her, why wasting your time if the goal is not to get married? - Werley Nortreus
The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame - Terry Pratchett
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
..the feeling that you felt something weird..then you just shut your mouth for tears keep falling from your eyes..sharp knives tearing your heart in pieces and it leaves you wondering...are you enough?? was your love enough?? or still...whatever you do..you can never replace someone's first love.. - Grace Tamio
If it was the last sunset i will ever see, I will keep running in the West, i won't let that sun to set - Ayushya Chitransh
I never saw this coming - the little house was working its magic, connecting me to people and materials I never would have guessed would find their way into the picture. - Dee Williams
All I needed to know, all true knowledge, the only really essential knowledge, was to be found in the books I read and the music I listened to - Karl Ove Knausgård
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
She was carmine shadows reflecting from my crimson words. Every pulse sent a velvet ripple through the shade. Every breath, a scarlet pause. - Hubert Martin
This was not what we wanted to hear that morning. Adventures inspire, tall tales excite, and fantasies stir the imagination, but sad stories seldom ever buoy the spirit. We all paused to take in the sad news. - J.W. Lord
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
To think that two bodies, crooked by life into question marks, when encountering one another did not form a heart.. To do that, all we needed was to look each other in the eye. But you looked away. - Anna Jae
Teach that God is, not was; that He speaketh, not spake. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If she’d thought the oncoming storm outside was crazy, it was nothing compared to what happened between her and Finn every time they so much as looked at each other. - Jill Shalvis
One of the things that has helped me as much as any other, is not how long I am going to live, but how much I can do while living. - George Washington Carver
I heard an airplane passing overhead. I wished I was on it. - Charles Bukowski
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
I always secretly looked forward to nothing going as planned. That way, I wasn't limited by my imagination. That way, anything can, and always did, happen. - CrimethInc.
But there was another class of people, the real people. To this class they all belonged, and in it the great thing was to be elegant, generous, plucky, gay, to abandon oneself without a blush to every passion, and to laugh at everything else. - Leo Tolstoy
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
tonight i was taking down a man - kierra cass
the only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.. live wild dont be a normal person.. to become presence, means accepting the risk.. and be sure if u don't take risks u'll have a wasted soul.. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
There was a footpath leading across fields to New Southgate, and I used to go there alone to watch the sunset and contemplate suicide. I did not, however, commit suicide, because I wished to know more of mathematics. - Bertrand Russell
When you choose happiness be ready to be called a mad man. Don't waste a single moment of your life, live it, rock it because life's too short to pretend. - Desmond Oshifeso
How could someone possibly be that beautiful? She wondered for the hundred thousandth time. What higher power orchestrated such a perfect union of genes? Who decided that one single solitary soul deserved skin like that? It was so fundamentally unfair.(Chasing Harry Winston) - Lauren Weisberger
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
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
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
We talked for hours. He talked and I listened. It was like wind and sunlight. It blew all the cobwebs away. - John Fowles
They were untouched by modern education, but their government was striving with might and main to procure this inestimable benefit for them; anticlericalism and American bustle would soon free them from belief in miracles and holy likenesses. - Robertson Davies
The moment you realize your eyes hurt not because of rubbing them, but because of the tears you wasted, on him. - Athena Kamalei
Surely, the Creator was with me in every circumstance. He has granted me a successful completion of my doctorate degree. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Thank you for sharing such a hilarious post! I had tears rolling down my face & my poodle was pawing at me thinking I'd gone mad with my laughter. - Blog reader
[D]oing nothing meant leaving things exactly the way they were, and that was unacceptable. - Caroline Goode
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! It is a dangerous servant and a terrible master. - George Washington
Shane looked…pale. Pale and shaken and—how predictable was this?—pissed. - Rachel Caine
my mother, poor fish,wanting to be happy, beaten two or three times aweek, telling me to be happy: "Henry, smile!why don't you ever smile?"and then she would smile, to show me how, and it was thesaddest smile I ever saw - Charles Bukowski
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
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
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
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
It was a sign of how worried and confused I was that I wasn’t completely distracted by the sight of his powerful thighs flexed in front of me. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
His flight was madness: when our actions do not, our fears do make us traitors. - William Shakespeare
What they prefer to that is to find someone to have power over; someone to own and to bully, to smash and to waste. She wondered if she would ever be in love. - Gwendoline Riley
If the creation of the Universe was left up to a atheist, we would still have nothing. - Josko J. Sestan
It was bad enough not having a boyfriend for New Year's Eve. Now I had to cope with Valentine datelessness, feeling consummate social pressure from every retailer in America who stuck hearts and cupids on their windows by January second to rub it in. (Thwonk) - Joan Bauer
A mind set in its ways is wasted. Don't do it. - Eric Schmidt
Courage was something John Reckless only ever wished he had. Courage was not a given; it was acquired, earned. You had to take the difficult paths, and John had always picked the easy ones. - Cornelia Funke
I was born a strong, powerful woman, but was raised to be a victim. - Sharon Law Tucker
But the truth was that he died from solitude, the enemy known but to few on this Earth, and whom only the simplest of us are fit to withstand. The brilliant Costaguanaro of the boulevards had died from solitude and want of faith in himself and others. - Joseph Conrad
The human worker will go the way of the horse. - Wassily Leontief
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
I don't miss you, I miss who I thought you were. - Waseem Latif
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
If the brain was simple enough to be understood - we would be too simple to understand it! - Minsky M.A.
It was an earthquake, tearing at the sons of America, trying to swallow them up. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful sons, that women had reared, had kissed and screamed at, and that fathers had stared intently in their cots, to see themselves in the wondrous mirrors of their babies. - Sebastian Barry
I let go of all that I had thought was wounded, for there is no ego to wound, no ego to hold on with; there is only love & freedom to love. - Jay Woodman
And because his narrator was characterized above all by his anxiety regarding the disconnect between his internal experience and his social self-presentation, the more intensely the author worried about distinguishing himself from the narrator, the more he felt he had become him. - Ben Lerner
Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination. - Ovid
Those who say truth is stranger than fiction have wasted their time on poorly written fiction. - Mark Twain
I worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong. - Vita Sackville-West
I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue.
There was (and is) nothing palatable about Jesus Christ of Nazareth to those who love the world and have made their home in it. - David D. Flowers
Ah! That glance of yours did some magic on me, you were not aware of. For once I died and was reborn. To put it simply: you did (CRL+ALT+DELETE) to my mind! - Ramana Pemmaraju
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
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
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, "Let Newton be!" and all was light. - Alexander Pope
If life was fair ... one third of the people would comprise of judges and lawyers ... one third of police and prison officials ... and one third of legislators ... and one third more to make the other three thirds make any sense at all .... Thank goodness for no fair. - Brian Spellman
It was once stated that God didn't play with dice, but then I discovered that most of the Gods did play with dice. However, they didn't see Destiny playing chess the entire time behind them. They never stood a chance, seeing that Destiny was on both sides of the board. - Lionel Suggs
I was afraid that your buns were blown all the way to the Bardot Museum in Paris, where they put them on display, and then…. Mina said, Were they displayed like this?" —Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. - Mark Twain
Now he was nothing to her, just a lesson in time, a wicked boy-man, incapable of wealth or prestige. - Coco J. Ginger
Windows 10 on both an old 2011 upgraded computer and a new 2016 computer was an excruciating experience - Steven Magee
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
I shall never have a bath again," I said. "Just dont have one too often," my grandmother said. "Once a month is quite enough for a sensible child." It was at times like these that I loved my grandmother more than ever. - Roald Dahl
We Slovenians are even better misers than you Scottish. You know how Scotland began? One of us Slovenians was spending too much money, so we put him on a boat and he landed in Scotland. - Slavoj Žižek
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
It was not about keeping a man; it was a lesson on how not to become an ugly woman. - Yiyun Li
I have been praying, too, for the first time in my life. That parson, Tugwell, he helped me see - not the error of my ways, for I knew them all to well already - but what was wanting in me. I am far from perfect, I know, but I am changed and changing still - Julie Klassen
I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Even if I die you keep living okay? Live to see the end of this world, and to see why it was born. Live to see why a weak girl like me ended up here... and the reason why you and I met. - Lachi
Maybe he’ll be different from who he was and always is. - Stephen Colbert
No man was ever wise by chance - Seneca
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
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
I slowly climbed the porch steps while wondering, what exactly did Elias know about my life in London; what precisely was wrong with his mind...And what was the heaviest item in my bag. - Jonathan Friesen
The past, the present, and the future walked into a bar. It was tense. - Martin Lex
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
A horse that loves and cares for a man was loved and cared for by a man! - Emma Bullington
For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum. - J. W. Schopf
Thy wish was father... to that thought. - William Shakespeare
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
It was long since I had longed for anything and the effect on me was horrible. - Samuel Beckett
What is the meaning of it all, of this...of this world?'Mystery', I heard in my thoughts, or perhaps, 'mercy', but I wasn't certain of either. - Orhan Pamuk
I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views. - Edith Wharton
I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time. - Johnny Depp
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
I cannot now evaluate the events that, at the end of those thirty years, made me discover the necessity of religious belief. I was not reasoned into my disposition. Though I admire the structured thought of theology, it is to religion no more than counterpoint exercises are to music. - Igor Stravinsky
I wanted to wash away our past misgivings in those tears that would run from our eyes and weave a new start by folding her in my arms.I wanted to, but I did not! - Faraaz Kazi
The most important thing I gained from my travels was the knowledge that one could achieve anything with determination and an ounce of luck. - Stefan Waydenfeld
Nothing was better than good sex.Chubby Chaser, 11/21/14. Available for preorder on Amazon. - Kahoko Yamada
I had never before considered leaving my religion, my family, my customs, and my beliefs behind. It was all that I had ever known. Would it be worth it to give it all up? I had no way of knowing. It was frightening even to contemplate a life beyond - Carolyn Jessop
...we could think or feel as we wished toward the characters, or as the poet, discounting history, invited us to; we were the poet's guest, his world was his own kingdom, reached, as one of the poems told us, through the 'Ring of Words'... - Janet Frame
I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't. - Mark Twain
Well, you can fairly claim the day hasn't been wasted,' owned Cadfael generously, 'if something's been learned. - Ellis Peters
Rakitin was dishonest and was decidedly unaware of it; that, on the contrary, knowing that he wouldn't steal money from the table, he ultimately considered himself a man of the highest integrity. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Tipper and Al came to a show the last time we were in Washington. They're nice people, a nice family. We made every effort not to frighten them. - Jerry Garcia
Love is all wasted, till it is not tested. Love is all faded, if it is only tested. - Heenashree Khandelwal
(regarding Charles Lee) This eccentric and notably slovenly man was always trailed by his beloved dogs. "When I can be convinced that men are as worthy objects as dogs", he once explained, "I shall transfer my benevolence to them. - Ron Chernow
I was still learning when I taught my last class. - Claude Moore Fuess
Friends were hundred ,Kites were none ,This was the time when I was young.Now the kites are hundred ,Friends are none,Sitting under the sun. - Yash Gupta
I'm a man. Men cook outside. That outdoor grilling is a manly pursuit has long been beyond question. If this wasn't understood, you'd never get grown men to put on those aprons with pictures of dancing weenies on the front, and messages like 'Come 'n' Get It! - William Geist
Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one. - Dr. Seuss
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. - Booker T. Washington
Our mistreatment was just not right, and I was tired of it. - Rosa Parks
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
If God created shadows it was to better emphasise the light. - Pope John XXIII
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
[Stieg] was describing Sweden the way it was and the way he saw the country: the scandals, the oppression of women, the friends he cherished and wished to honor. - Eva Gabrielsson
Millions saw the apple fall, Newton was the only one who asked why? - Bernard M. Baruch
After All The.Purge.Election.Year.2016 wasn't a big deal, it could be better, I have watched and better movies. - Deyth Banger
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.
Peace is better than war because conflict resolutions can be made without a wastage of life and resources. - Gugu Mona
Vlad was sexting Elizabeth a picture of his pulă rigiditate, while he told Mina. I vould like totally hang up on the dude. He’s no Baldwin." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
Kitabu cha 'Kolonia Santita' ni kitabu cha wasomi na wasiokuwa wasomi, watu wa mijini na watu wa vijijini, watu wazima, vijana na watoto. Hadhira ya kitabu hiki ni jamii nzima ya Tanzania. - Enock Maregesi
Disappointment is a blessing. If you were never disappointed, you'd never know what was important to you. - Kamand Kojouri
Art forms of the past were really considered elitist. Bach did not compose for the masses, neither did Beethoven. It was always for patrons, aristocrats, and royalty. Now we have a sort of democratic version of that, which is to say that the audience is so splintered in its interests. - David Cronenberg
. . .everyone took an interest in the conversation, for each one was interested in what he or she said. - Anatole France
When the conventional wisdom of physics seemed to conflict with an elegant theory of his, Einstein was inclined to question that wisdom rather than his theory, often to have his stubbornness rewarded. - Walter Isaacson
I didn't lose anyone, for everyone that I lost was never really a loss, unless it was death well then I had to have words with God. - Nikki Rowe
Was aus Liebe getan wird, geschieht immer jenseits von Gut und Böse. (What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.) - Friedrich Nietzsche
If every citizen can get rid of indiscipline syndrome, we have immense potential to build more productive, conflict-free, harmonious and peaceful communities, societies, cities, nations and world. - Vishwas Chavan
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
Mahatma Gandi was what wives wish their husbands were: thin, tan and moral. - Unknown
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
Being a spy was something like standing on the south shore fending off a hurricane with a $2 poncho and an umbrella. - Lynn Blackmar
The killing was the best part. It was the dying I couldn't take. - Craig Volk
You don't have to own something for it to be you. Haven't you ever gone into a gallery and seen a painting and said 'that's me'. Or had a piece of music capture something deep down you didn't even know was there? You realize it's always been part of youl you've just never heard it before. - James L. Rubart
I dreamt that I was old. And you you were beside me.Forever young in your hand, a cup of stars. - Joanne Harris
Maimed, mad, and sexually different people were believed to possess supernatural powers by primal cultures' magico-religious thinking. For them, abnormality was the price a person had to pay for her or his extraordinary gift. - Gloria E. Anzaldúa
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back. - Richard Lewis
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, "I don't know." - Mark Twain
The createst trick the ego has ever pulled of was to convince you that you need it. - Can Arel
I was happy in the library. Walls of printed pages, evidence of so many created worlds--this was a comfort to me. - Alice Munro
This new world was a vicious, sleek world made of street lights and tight jeans, sharp smiles and fast cars. This was a city, edited. A city, pared down to its bare minimums, beautiful and abusive. - Maggie Stiefvater
No tear, is a wasted tear, if it spills out for love, whether in good times or bad. - Anthony Liccione
Death. It was something I had to think about once. Weird, right? Strange that death was ever an inevitable end, but it wasn’t anymore. Not really. I eluded it. Tricked it. It was an odd concept—the world aged, moved forward, yet I . . . didn’t. - Laura Kreitzer
...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
I was good and bad, but never wicked. - Anne Rice
I said once that lies have no rights against truth. I was wrong. In daily life, it's the truth that's disenfranchised. What fits the popular narrative, what makes an observer happy with the consistency of events, is what is believed. - Adrian Lamo
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
So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. - Janet Frame
The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that. - Tom Perrotta
In Washington, it's dog eat dog. In academia, it's exactly the opposite.
As I watched them file down the stairs, I didn't cry and I wasn't afraid. But I couldn't tell if it was Jesus or the gin. - Sarah Thebarge
She was drawn to the wild warriors, they had to have a little gypsy in their veins. - Nikki Rowe
She was our guardian angel. Lucy saved us from mystery. Without her, our marriage would be ruined. Her disappearance created an open wound that we can't fix but the most devasting reality is probably the fact that her body will never be found. She is a living ghost in Wilmington, North Carolina. - Chloé Danielo
How could I possibly NOT be disappointed by what I would find? Nothing had ever met my expectation, since nothing could compete with my doctoring imagination, my pathetic compulsion to make the world quanter, funnier, kinder, and more mysterious than it actually was. - Armistead Maupin
Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day. - Joel Spolsky
So I figured I'd leave the area, because I had no ties there anyway except for this girl I was seeing. We had conflicting attitudes: I really wasn't into meditating and she wasn't really into being alive. I told her I knew when I was going to die because my birth certificate has an expiration date. - Steven Wright
You did anything to bury me, but you forgot that I was a seed. - Dinos Christianopoulos
She said his music was tuned to the biggest music there ever was, the music of the stars. - Kurt Vonnegut
But still, he reflected, I ought to wash my pajamas more often. Life is so uncertain: you never know what could happen. One way to deal with that is to keep your pajamas washed. --Tengo, IQ84 - Haruki Murakami
Success is not for everyone, but if everyone had a phobia of failure, success was going to be a common thing. - Unarine Ramaru
While I was musing the fire burned. - Bible
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do. - Henry Ford
He was following the Earth through its days, drifting with the rhythms of its myriad pulses, seeping through the webs of its life, swelling with its tides, turning with its weight. - Douglas Adams
Years ago this was just a place where I was assigned to work. Today looking at this place represents the opportunity that God allowed me to see the beauty of His works. The difference in then and now - I guess our views are a representative of our growth. Thankful. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Die Welt ist schrecklich langweilig, oder, was dasselbe ist, was an ihr interessant sein könnte, ist es nicht, solange es nicht von einem guten Schriftsteller erzählt wird. - Enrique Vila-Matas
That was the day that I promised I'd never sing of love that does not exist. but darling, You are the only exception - Hayley Williams
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies. - Lord Chesterfield
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
I didn’t know what it was, who I was or who he was. I just knew what we could have become as one. - Dominic Riccitello
I didn't want to kiss you goodbye that was the trouble I wanted to kiss you good night and there's a lot of difference. - Ernest Hemingway
The chandelier's teardrop crystals twinkled above them like stars. It was easy to imagine that they were miles away from London, and that only the two of them existed. - Anna Bennett
The things I don't are the things I have yet to learn. - Barbara-Cooper Washington
The young know how truly difficult and dreadful youth can be. Their youth is wasted on everyone else, that's the horror. The young have no authority, no respect. - Anne Rice
[He was] a solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity. - Mark Twain
Vacant minds must have their uses, yet it seems a pity to waste first-class bodies on them.
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little and who talk too much. - John Dryden
In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superceded. - Frank Pakenham
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
The best book I've ever written wasn't the first...It was the book of life. - Khali Raymond
The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose; plant it this afternoon!' - John F. Kennedy
His idea was simply what a man's idea always is--to put every effort off on the woman. - Henry James
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