Quotation Explorer - 'Was'

21Most food goes to waste in affluent societies. When we throw leftovers into the garbage, it goes to waste. When we eat more food than we need, it goes to waist. - Earle Gray
They were absolutely lovely, and in their presence, so was she. - Ann Brashares
Your lack of commitment to being different is what kills you. It is the insanity of doing the same thing every time and expecting a different result that wastes your time. - Shannon L. Alder
God, there must be a meaning. Fiercely he was certain that there must be a meaning.Surely, while we live we are not lost.Oh Janos, Janos my brother!Surely we are not lost--while we live. - John Hepworth
It was like being in a car with the gas pedal slammed down to the floor and nothing to do but hold on and pretend to have some semblance of control. But control was something I'd lost a long time ago. - Nic Sheff
As a teacher, his task was not to make policy but to follow the policy made by the Department. - Earl Lovelace
Her killer wrote a note on that stationary.""A note." Now Renquist's eyebrows lifted. "Well. That was rather arrogant of him, wasn't it? - J.D. Robb
My very small part in WATCHMEN is that, every now and then, Alan would phone me: ''Neil, you're an educated man. Where does it say...''He would need a quote from the Bible, or an essay about owls. I was his occasional research assistant. - Neil Gaiman
Architecture is the art of how to waste space. - Philip Johnson
So they crucified their Messiah? Well can I believe it. That He was a Son of the Living Spirit would be naught to them, if indeed He was so.... They would care little for any God if he came not with pomp and power. - H. Rider Haggard
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
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
Today's progress, was once yesterday's discussion. Speak aloud, see it through, and most importantly believe! - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
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
My toughest fight was with my first wife. - Muhammad Ali
You know what all the plutonium can buy me?" "Yeah it'll buy you one hell of a funeral!" Angel says angrily to man who was behind everything! - Angel Ramon Medina
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
If love was a choice, who would ever choose such exquisite pain? - Margaret Landon
The dimple in his left cheek was ironic-it gave the impression that he was sweet as a cupcake. (Dark City Lights) - Elaine Kagan
You sip the water from the same ocean in which all the hope was lost. Us - Saleem Sharma
It was a grand trait of the old Roman that with him one and the same word meant both honor and honesty.
- Ar daug žmonių mes mylime tikrųjų? Turėtum žinoti, juk esi daug keliavęs?- Tik vieną kitą... - Herbjørg Wassmo
Don't waste this life being sad, angry or depressed as you just don't have as much time as you think you do. - Jellis Vaes
We only knew then that there was always the war, but that we were not going to it anymore. - Ernest Hemingway
What single-minded, purposeful, compassionate obedience did it take for Jesus to walk through this world completely unrecognized for who he truly was? Even those dearest and closest to him did not grasp it while he lived. - Marcia Lebhar
There is a need for promoting women's sexual agency in today's society, because if it wasn't an issue, terms such as 'female sexual empowerment' would be made redundant. The fact that we merely have this vocabulary is indicative of that. - Miya Yamanouchi
I know who I am. No one else knows who I am. If I was a giraffe, and someone said I was a snake, I'd think, no, actually I'm a giraffe. - Richard Gere
All you ever were was a little bit of the universe, thinking to itself. - Iain M. Banks
The hard part wasn’t breaking up. The hard part is forcing myself to fall out of love with you. - Dominic Riccitello
Nichts wird so fest geglaubt wie das, was wir am wenigsten wissen. - Michel de Montaigne
it was all I had, all I've ever had, the only currency, the only proof that I was alive. Memory." p 380 - Abraham Verghese
I wish you couldn't figure me out, but you'd always want to know what I was about - Kate Nash
Being a spy was something like standing on the south shore fending off a hurricane with a $2 poncho and an umbrella. - Lynn Blackmar
When you think about the wasted time, you waste your time again. - Steven Shaw
Don't waste your time to make new dreams. but waste it to make one of your lifetime dream, come true. - Olivia Sinaga
Who was the guy who first looked at a cow and said 'I think I’ll drink whatever comes out of these when I squeeze ’em? - Bill Watterson
The journey to self discovery forges many paths, the footprints left behind are the memories of what was and the belief of what is.~bns - Bluenscottish
What kind of people?"The dead kind. The still-walking-around kind. The reeking, stinking, rotting-from-the-inside-out kind. Toothy and grinning, nasty with the dark and the dust of abandoned strip mines. But none of that was the whole truth. They were more than that. - page 135 - Brenna Yovanoff
While the archetype of the tinker is generally the whipping person in classical bedtimes stories, this particular individual was a tinker by trade and just happened to be economically disadvantaged. - James Finn Garner
my unexpected trip to the light may have been cancelled, but here I was, still paying the cost of the return ticket - Teri Garey
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. - Mark Twain
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.
Would you want to do business with a person who was 99% honest? - Sidney Madwed
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..."
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
The term "totalitarian" was derived from Adolf Hitler's "Total State", which was a "craddle to grave" solution that sought to micro-manage all aspects of humanity. - A.E. Samaan
I was in love with everything- I wanted to look with love at the angry people so that their eyes would be forced to respond; and I wanted to bring gifts to the envious and tell them that I am worthless. - Egon Schiele
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
Wenn du weißt, behaupte, dass du es weißt. Und wenn du etwas nicht weißt, gib zu, dass du es nicht weißt. Das ist Wissen. - Confucius
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. - Crazy Horse
Life is agid, life is fulgid. Life is what the least of us make most of us feel the least of us make the most of. Life is a burgeoning, a quickening of the dim primordial urge in the murky wastes of time. - Willard Van Orman Quine
If men saw that a term was set to their troubles, they would find strength in some way to withstand the hocus-pocus and intimidations of the prophets. - Lucretius
I was very strange back then. I could see I had problems. I would sit in a closet a lot of the time and not come out, or I would sit up on top of my desk, or under my desk, or do weird things like get my wisdom teeth out and bleed all over the hallways.
Life is a balancing act. While we have all the rights to be in freedom, peace, harmony and bliss; we do have a responsibility to ensure that others too enjoy their own freedom, peace, harmony and bliss. - Vishwas Chavan
I was always taught that book-keeping was more relevant than book reading. The only thing worth reading was meant to be a balance sheet. - Ashwin Sanghi
The darling mispronunciations of childhood! - dear me, there's no music that can touch it; and how one grieves when it wastes away and dissolves into correctness, knowing it will never visit his bereaved ear again. - Mark Twain
I'm the warlock who's here to cure you. Didn't they tell you I was coming?""I know who you are, but..." Maia looked dazed. "You look so...so...shiny. - Cassandra Clare
The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children. - Ivan Turgenev
A shaft of sunlight pierced the dark cluds and she looked up to see a silver lining. It was a sign, she thought. - Diane Grifith
That was when it became abundantly clear to me that simply eating in a way that avoided hurting others was never going to be enough if my eating habits were still hurting me. - Jasmin Singer
When the world asks "what was it like?" Only the photographer can say "See! - Mark Denman
As a kid. I insisted I could see what I couldn't. And my lone hope was my belief that what I couldn't see still existed somewhere. And I now feel like throwing that past away and taking one step foward. ..But I really don't know where I'm now headed, and that makes me anxious. - Filipus Liandy Ciptan
Saul's vitals were not human, but familiar:he never told me he was from another world:I never told him I was from his future. - Joe Haldeman
Do not condemn the man that cannot think or act as fast as you can, because there was a time when you could not do things as well as you can today.
Tragedy cleans the windows of the soul by washing away the bias of our lives in the detergent of pain. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A foe to God was never true friend to man - Edward Young
But sadness was familiar; sadness was manageable. It didn't transform her, the way the raging anger did. She could remain herself and still feel this aching grief. - Aprilynne Pike
No life is a waste," the Blue Man said. "The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we're alone. - Mitch Albom
O why was I born with a different face? Why was I not born like rest of my race?
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
Tell me what we had was real, I whisper. - Simone Elkeles
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 flaming sun. - Yash Gupta
(She) could have read for hours, except that recently she had discovered holes and crevices between the words which she immediately had to fill with her own ideas until she was fed up with patching up the makeshift constructs. - Gerhard Amanshauser
My childhood was a drag show! - Nuno Roque
Time is often wasted by those who don't understand that time is worth more than money because when lost, money can be regained but time cannot. - Gugu Mona
...time was like a river, and I was a fish in that river, moving so quickly that the world outside my household was blur. - Alice Hoffman
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?'
Once upon a time, there was a story. But no one to tell it. - A.D.Y. Howle
Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear. - Paulo Coelho
If you look inside, that which is said to be 'hard to find;' you may find that it was plainer to see than ever dreamed!! - Mary Kate
...if only the comfortable prosperity of the Victorian age hadn't lulled us into a false conviction of individual security and made us believe that what was going on outside our homes didn't matter to us, the Great War might never have happened. - Vera Brittain
Any technological advance can be dangerous. Fire was dangerous from the start, and so (even more so) was speech - and both are still dangerous to this day - but human beings would not be human without them. - Isaac Asimov
She was crushed by society like a mosquito fending for its unborn young - Owen Jones
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
Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of. - Mark Twain
I'm well aware when they fired the starting gun I was halfway down the track, but I still ran as fast as I could for 25 years. - Joss Whedon
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
Who would have listened to his tales of woe when his love was the flickering lamp over his own decaying tomb? - Faraaz Kazi
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
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
Where desire writhed there stands a stone; the change was sudden and complete.
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
While explaining God to his granddaughter Daska, Horace Dade Ashton said, 'God was everything she breathed and walked on, everything that lived, everything she saw, touched, and felt. God was in every one of us. - Marc Ashton
Love was not enough to fight or I was not worth to fight. - Arzum Uzun
Sex was the main component of her thoughts now. But love - and her desperate longing for it - had vanished from her heart like a migraine after a painkiller. - Augustine Sam
Sorry... my mind was wandering... one time it went all the way to Venus and ordered a meal I couldn’t pay for. - Steven Wright
Jesus was a Jew, yes, but only on his mother's side.
You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don't know what was in the newspapers that morning... a place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be. - Joseph Campbell
Why this candle?Why this cake?The day of my birth is not today.I was born when you said, 'Hey. - Kamand Kojouri
Whatever has befallen you was not meant to escape you, and whatever has escaped you was not meant to befall you. - عائض القرني
He didn't say anything more, just waited for me to tell him what I'd been thinking. It was pure speculation, and I was opening myself up to ridicule by saying anything at all. I sat on the stool and realized that I had my loyalties, too. - Patricia Briggs
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
The solution is so obvious, but for so many of us we would travel a hundred miles out of the way to avoid it, gather a thousand opinions on the way and take a pit stop in fear to check our map before we proceed through hell. Heaven was always a direct flight with no layovers. - Shannon L. Alder
It was a broken world, I knew then, that would allow a boy such as me to bury a boy such as William K. - Dave Eggers
She was part of the machine she tended, and every faculty that was not needed for the machine was doomed to be crushed out of existence. - Upton Sinclair
For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It's not the most social pastime. - Audrey Hepburn
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt. - Kurt Vonnegut
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
I thought it was love, but it wasn't. It was a need to be the right girl for him. I just couldn't understand why I wasn't good enough, or how he could marry her. - Kate Stewart
I was not, I was, I am not, I care not. (Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo) - Epicurus
It was as important to live poetically as to write poems. - James Broughton
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
The killing was the best part. It was the dying I couldn't take. - Craig Volk
His chuckle was low and soft against my earlobe. I think it’s more like ‘what wouldn’t I do for you? - Amanda Lance
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
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 not predicting the future, I was trying to prevent it. - Ray Bradbury
As I read the Qur’an and prayed the Islamic prayers, a door to my heart was unsealed and I was immersed in an overwhelming tenderness. - Jeffrey Lang
that your power of commandwith simple language wasone of the magnificent things ofour century.(from the poem: result) - Charles Bukowski
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
Why would we want fame, when God promises us glory? Why would we be seeking the wealth of the world when the wealth of heaven is ours? Why would we run for a crown that will perish with time, when we're called to win a crown that is imperishable? - Paul David Washer
Fasten and hold knowledge and then protect it." He was asked that how couldit be fastened, and he replied: "by writing and scribing it - Anonymous
Allison was at full strength when it came to one thing:attitude. - Cinda Williams Chima
The Sage was asked to define good manners? to which he replied, To bear patiently the rude ones. - Solomon ibn Gabirol
I've gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller's parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her. - New York City detective
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
When we feel lost in time, with only shadows of the past living in our mind; when the moment, which was", no longer "is and when only silence remains, loads of questions arise. We can cry a river or we may wonder: What went wrong? - Erik Pevernagie
I was the first face you saw when you were born, you were bald as my hair ran black. Now yours the last face I saw before I died, your hair ran black, as I was bald. - Anthony Liccione
I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, for the other person. I never absorbed that. I always thought that there was something deficient about such people. - Toni Morrison
Be a life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for. - David Starr Jordan
Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under! - C. JoyBell C.
Gratitude washes all of my worries and my stress away. - Akiroq Brost
And so back to Cassie: who was she? Part of the deception; just a friend or something else…perhaps it was time to find out. - Melanie Cusick-Jones
Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Clarice Lispector
You mean other than the wings? I once ate nine snicker bars in a row without barfing. It was a record. - James Patterson
The pools had been written onto the fields by the rain. The pools were a magic worked by the rain, just as the tumbling of the black birds against the grey was a spell that the sky was working and the motion of grey-brown grasses was a spell that the wind made. Everything had meaning. - Susanna Clarke
Was I sorry that I chose to come by hand cart? No. Neither then nor any minute of my life since. The price we paid to become acquainted with God was a privilege to pay and I am thankful that I was privileged to come in the Martin Hand Cart Company. - Francis Webster
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
Outside, the afternoon sun was an orange sliver on an icy horizon. - Tracy Kidder
When Randolph Carter was thirty he lost the key of the gate of dreams. - H.P. Lovecraft
In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries. - Ezra Pound
When I was from Cupid's passions free, my Muse was mute and wrote no elegy. - Ovid
A great chunk of our lives is wasted on thoughts that bring nothing. We all think about something but, in the end, we only close the day thinking a lot and doing nothing but little. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The red washingdown the bathtubcan't change the color of the seaat all. - Derrick Brown
I thought it was a novel.It is.What’s it about??You’ll have to buy it to find out, but it’s got everything: love, death and an amusing dog.This one’s got a recipe for apple crumble, I said.Don’t you love that about the novel? The capaciousness? he said. - Marcel Theroux
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
If using "was" could be deemed gramatically, or atleast emotionally correct, in the sense that it could relate to something that you actually couldn't do in the past, but want to do right now, then I wanna say, "I was sorry, for everything".. - Allwyn Jose
He was thirteen that year, the age when children splinter off and abandon the old loves. - Mark Costello
Her hair was full of lights - Anaïs Nin
You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act. - Barbara Hall
Jesus didn't fight against what was wrong. But he fought for what was right. - Ricky Maye
When he came in first, he was happy to find all sorts of meaning in the results. - H.W. Brands
The saddest of all tragedies - the wasted life - Aristotle
Time appears to be most wasted when someone seeks truth in lies - Munia Khan
I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures...
I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way. - Franklin P. Adams
This was a little house, with a ceiling that kept getting higher and higher, a hot place with no windows. This was anger. - Helen Oyeyemi
A very beautiful day without love, kindness, and gratitude is a very wasted day. - Debasish Mridha
[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
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
A man should not leave this earth with unfinished business. He should live each day as if it was a pre-flight check. He should ask each morning, am I prepared to lift-off? - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
I was emotionally scarred we could not get it away - Corinne Bailey Rae
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
I grew up in an era that was a golden age of the blockbuster, when something we might call a family film could have universal appeal. That's something I want to see again. In terms of the tone of the film, it looks at where we are as a people and has a universality about human experience. - Christopher J. Nolan
Unlearn your knowledge about what WAS working to understand what is working NOW - Roger James Hamilton
Such was the code: Strive for victory, but never seem to be self-involved. - H.W. Brands
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half. - Gracie Allen
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.
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
In spite of the surprises and anxieties and responsibilities of living, this was rather a nice world. - Alice B. Emerson
There was never a great genius without a touch of madness. - Ben Jonson
The way to wealth is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality: that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality nothing will do, and with them everything. - Benjamin Franklin
What if happiness was a choice? - Sunanda J. Chatterjee
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
Smart people still enjoy wide open spaces, much more even than their less bright neighbors, but when they hang with friends they're less happy. One theory as to why is that they feel like they're wasting time. - Satoshi Kanazawa
Summer was full on and the nights hot. It was like lying in warm syrup there in the dark under the viaduct, in the steady whine of gnats and nightbugs - Cormac McCarthy
Man's first expression, like his first dream, was an aesthetic one. Speech was a poetic outcry rather than a demand for communication. Original man, shouting his consonants, did so in yells of awe and anger at his tragic state, at his own self-awareness and at his own helplessness before the void. - Barnett Newman
So this is what I amPondering his eyes that could notConceive that I was a creature to run fromI who have always believed too much in words - W.S. Merwin
the music was human; the static was natural. - John Updike
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.
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
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created. - Albert Einstein
'Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.
It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long. - Homer
If this world always made sense and there wasn't the gloomy dark nights that awakened your soul, you would never grow ~ you would never become, nor seek greater version of yourself. - Nikki Rowe
A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiography is likely to mirror less what a man was than what he has become. - Fawn M. Brodie
The victims of Ankara peace rally sacrificed their lives for peace and their only wish was We Want Peace. - Widad Akreyi
Kate was never going to understand the extent to which men were stupid. - Chris Pavone
The only confession Jolene had ever wrenched from him was that he had cared about her. - Erin McCarthy
I was pondering the reason why we are all here in this life, and what did it all mean. It seemed to me that we had all been invited to one big party, but no-one’s been told what we’re all celebrating. - Beatrice James
I was born a strong, powerful woman, but was raised to be a victim. - Sharon Law Tucker
During the first few minutes of your presentation, your job is to assure the audience members that you are not going to waste their time and attention. - Dale Ludwig
Prayer, to the patriarchs and prophets, was more than the recital of well-known and well-worn phrases. It was the outpouring of the heart. Beset by perils, persecutions, pain and privations, they naturally turned to God in their need, believing that He was able to redeem them out of their troubles. - Herbert Lockyer
Care for her. He was unworthy of such a gift. Unworthy of her blind trust and her sparkling, slightly crooked smiles, let alone her heart. But he wanted her, selfish fool he was and had always been. Care for her? Ah, God, she consumed him. - V.S. Carnes
The matter to me was simple:love for you was so strong,I could see you in my souland talk to you all day long. - Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Don't waste water even if you were at a running stream - Anonymous
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We couldn't even eat hash with safety. - Josh Billings
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.
Very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women. - Bible
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
All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog. - Charles M. Schulz
But that was the cruelty of fate, whether you were dying at sea or simply trying to get through high school. Sometimes fate kissed you. Sometimes it snubbed you. Sometimes it passed you a love note, and that note was a lie. - Kathy Parks
I am successful because I did not waste time bothering about what others were doing but focussed on what I was doing. - Amit Abraham
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. - Dame Rose Macaulay
The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore. - W. Somerset Maugham
I have never believed there was one code of morality for a public and another for a private man. - Thomas Jefferson
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
What if the actual sin was that despite the fact of knowing how cruel and unfair this world is; we still bring children to life? - Sandra Chami Kassis
She was blissfully unaware of her peril. - Anne Taintor
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency. - Raymond Chandler
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington
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
You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech. - Franklin P. Jones
The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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
I remembered Owen telling me how music had saved him in Phoenix, that it drowned everything out, and it was the same for me now. As long as I had something to listen to, I could blur the things I didn't want to think about, if not block them out completely. - Sarah Dessen
Love lacked a dwelling, and made him her place; And when in his fair parts she did abide, She was lodged and newly deified. - William Shakespeare
When the world told the caterpillar its life was over, the butterfly objected, My life has just begun. - Matshona Dhliwayo
He stopped complaining, but now I was annoyed. I went to the roof and drank alone. - Haruki Murakami
Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation...none was more alarming than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men. - Barbara Ehrenreich
Wasn't that the gift of a home? You looked at it the same way, but then when you needed it to, it showed you all over again the many ways you'd been during the time you had been living there. The many ways it brought you back to yourself. The many ways it still brought you back to yourself. - Laura Dave
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
I wonder if he had a Cathy and who see was. - John Steinbeck
You are the author of your success, daily writing a new page to the book of your life. Be inspired. Believe in yourself. Practice at becoming an excellent person at what you want. Rome wasn't built in a day, so have patience, as you build your life with success and boldness. - Mark F. LaMoure
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.
ERUDITION, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull. So wide his erudition's mighty span, He knew Creation's origin and plan And only came by accident to grief -- He thought, poor man, 'twas right to be a thief. Romach Pute - Ambrose Bierce
I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. Now, if I only knew which half. - John Wanamaker
He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.
I am reminded of that irregular preacher at home who was accused of wandering from his subject. He replied that, whether he stuck to his subject or not, he thanked God that he stuck to his object, which was to bring men to Christ. I hope I shall never lose sight of that. - Geraldine Taylor
The life mission God gave you was only appointed to you. If you are faithful, God will send someone into your life to support it. If your are blessed, he will send someone who shares your passion. If you are chosen, he will unlock every door that stands in your way. - Shannon L. Alder
That was not sex. That was naked poetry. - Hank Moody
When the tables are turned,whoever was full becomes hungry. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Oh, it was an artful place--it must make people who have money want to spend it madly! - Dodie Smith
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
To an unmoored, middle-aged man like myself, it was heart-breaking. That’s all right. I like to have my heart broken. - Kurt Vonnegut
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
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
When at 15, my girlfriends started dropping out of their beloved sports teams, because they didn’t want to appear muscle-y, when at 18, my male friends were unable to express their feelings, I decided that I was a feminist. - Emma Watson
She was the one person he’d hoped to avoid as much as possible when he’d taken his place as Sheriff of Maxville. It wasn’t that he disliked her, that was the problem. Despite his better judgment and a glutton for punishment, he still cared too damn much for the woman. - Lia Davis
...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
question the status quo; rebuke the existing rules, though it may be at the discomfort of the masses. They may however come to a later realization that it was really worth it and you may now have the status quo - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady. - Wilson Mizner
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
GOD begins where you end and takes you beyond where you thought was impossible - TemitOpe Ibrahim
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
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
I was born in a hospital. I do not want to die in one. - J.R. Rim
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
Kicking a police car? Really?' Caleb shrugged. 'Car offended me. It was sitting right where I wanted to stand. What would you do? - Sherrilyn Kenyon
With no sense of smell, your memories dropped like pennies out of a ripped pocket, until the past was ashes and your parents were blanks: nothing more than the holes in Swiss cheese. - Ilsa Bick
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
Before the Gulf War started, the Iraqi Army was the the fourth largest in the world. Now, its the second largest army in Iraq.
Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood. - Fred Thompson
The last image I registered was Ethan and my hand linked, bound and unbreakable. - Erica Sehyun Song
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
All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. - Terry Pratchett
Who was I fooling, telling my heart to quiet its beautiful song so I could march in the parade of conformity? My biggest fool was me. - Vironika Tugaleva
Being friends with you was great but now we will be both friends and lovers. - V.Kuotsu
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them. - Felix Frankfurter
The truth is this: People that give you focus, energy and anger do care. If you were nothing then you wouldn't be able to affect them. Behind every over reaction was first the thought that your opinion mattered and your respect was once of value or you wouldn't get the response you got. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Don't waste your time or time will waste you. - Muse
Stop wasting your time over what you can’t control, make the most of what you can control and miracles are bound to happen. - Ane Krstevska
Sometimes, when I couldn’t afford to pay the utility bill at the end of the month, I was forced to read by the light of the stories themselves. - Steve Stern
If I had a choice, if I had understood earlier that the reason my days were all the same was because I wanted them like that, perhaps... - Paulo Coelho
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
Nobody said it was going to be easy, and nobody was right.
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
Fifty year old wealthy man resents twenty five year old middle class man, without recalling that 25 years back even he was a poor man. - Amit Kalantri
Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shuts off the burglar alarm - it was gone.
Raise your self-esteem to such a level that you only allow loving experiences in your life. Don't waste time trying to get even. It doesn't work. What we give out always comes back to us. So lets drop the past and work on loving ourselves in the now. Then we will have a wonderful future. - Auliq Ice
On the horizon, he saw the full moon. God dropped it there, he was sure, as a reminder of our small place in the world. A reminder that what is beautiful is fleeting. - Ben Sherwood
There would be no salvaging this. I was going to die a spinster with cobwebs feasting on my vagina, I just knew it. - R. J. Lewis
It took me a long time to learn the difference between working on a healthy relationship and wasting my time on a long goodbye. Never again! - Steve Maraboli
Thinking there had to be a better way was a brilliant stroke of serendipity! - Lorii Myers
Noah had transformed in my eyes, too, butt it wasn't because he had changed. It was my perception of him had changed. He'd always been the cool person I'd come to know and respect, I'd just been blinded by my prejudices. - Lee Strauss
Saw a little girl touch a big bug and shout, "I conquered my fear! YES!" and calmly walk away. I was inspired. - Nathan Fillion
We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live.
Harding was not a bad man, he was just a slob. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead. - Johnny Carson
It was reassuring to know exactly where one stood. That one stood at the end of the line was not pertinent. At least there was a line in which to subsist. - Linda Berdoll
If there is a wasp in the room, I’d like to be able to see it. - C.S. Lewis
The lieutenant-colonel realized for the first time what most people never realize about themselves--that he was not only a victim of outrageous fortune, but one of outrageous fortune's cruelest agents as well. - Kurt Vonnegut
I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests. - Pablo Neruda
I was sixteen, and I honestly believed that I was due a love story. - Sara Barnard
I don't care to be someone's first love, I care to be their second or third; after every heartbreak they had experienced, I was worthy enough for them to move forward and this to me is greater than any first's of someone's heart. - Nikki Rowe
I never exactly made a book. It's rather like taking dictation. I was given things to say. - C.S. Lewis
There was a time when our greed had not yet surpassed our imaginations as our greatest asset. - Thomas Warfield
You wanted a wife but I wasstill a girl. - Kate Chisman
The sound was like a gentle breeze of joy on a warm summer day. It wrapped around his senses and his heart. That was the moment, and he knew he’d be telling her about it fifty years from now when she asked him when it was that he knew that he loved her. - Grace Willows
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
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
All these years I've been feeling like I was growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown. - Oprah Winfrey
He was a generous but subtly demanding boss. - H.W. Brands
It was not about keeping a man; it was a lesson on how not to become an ugly woman. - Yiyun Li
... I was feeling so depressed I didn't even think. That's the whole trouble. When you're feeling very depressed, you can't even think - J.D. Salinger
Mortality was never designed to torture you. It was designed to test you. - Toni Sorenson
Nor deem the irrevocable PastAs wholly wasted, wholly vain, If, rising on its wrecks, at lastTo something nobler we attain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Do you drink?""Of course,I just said I was a writer. - Stephen King
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
Let me nurture my wings, for I was born to fly. - Ankita Singhal
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
Expired condoms are like nuclear waste: there's nothing sensible you can do with it. - Andrew Smith
I enjoy load shedding in Nepal, when it allows me to witness the dancing of fireflies in the next field, and at the same time to hear children playing a chanting clapping game because there is no TV to waste their time on. - Andrew James Pritchard
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
If you write in the Old World, and against it, your work must die, go missing, be veiled, before it can live the life for which it was destined in the New World. - Patrick Nowell-Smith
Fight for the only thing she knew was good enough, noble enough, powerful enough to be worth risking everything... Love. - Lauren Kate
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up. - W. Somerset Maugham
They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men. - Clare Booth Luce
When you find out that there was never anything in the dark side to be afraid of Nothing is left but to love. - Alan W. Watts
Preach [and live] as if Jesus was crucified yesterday, rose from the dead today, and is returning tomorrow. - Martin Luther
With Truth, Reason, and Morality off the board, we then capture their last Rook —that prissy little virtue, Temperance— for she depends on those other three for her beauty and was thus left wholly undefended. - Geoffrey Wood
Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine -- how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beautified Strawberry. - John Keats
Things began happening with odd synchronicity, as if the universe itself was conspiring on behalf of their love story. - John Mark Green
I never said she was a lady. - K. K Weakley
The city was a hive from this height, the people and the yellow cabs moving about in the street below like pre-programmed insects. (Dark City Lights) - David Levien
When I was foolish, I detested sagacity. I ate the fruits of my foolishness and ignorance. I thank God because I was once foolish. It was from my foolishness that I learnt and understood the true savour of sagacity. - Ogwo David Emenike
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
If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment ... all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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
Every sword that was dripping the blood became a pen. Every word that was written in it became a poetry. - Akshay Vasu
I was made to feel I could do things. If you get this feeling early and can hold it until you're 15, you tend to never lose it. - John Updike
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. - Henry David Thoreau
Failure wasn't an option for those who have success today! - Mary Rodwell
It was beautiful and simple, as truly great swindles are. - O. Henry
It was your choice to sleep with her Gavin! It didn't just happen! - Belinda G. Buchanan
He sighed and bowed deeply. Sundari. I was standing here thinking nothing could be more beautiful than this sunset tonight, but I was mistaken. You standing here in the setting sun with your hair and skin aglow is almost more than a man can…fully appreciate. - Colleen Houck
Today I saw shooting Star was looking totally like me (broken), But nothing happen to the Moon, was exactly like you - Paul karan
Though it may be interesting to know how many hairs there are on the human head, or how the giant red spot on the surface of Jupiter was formed, the real truths we are interested in are those about ourselves. - Stephen Richards
When I was a kid we had a sandbox. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child...eventually. - Steven Wright
There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun. - Sir Thomas Browne
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. - Alexander Pope
As when, O lady mine,With chiselled touchThe stone unhewn and coldBecomes a living mould,The more the marble wastes,The more the statue grows. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
My head was playing an irresistible music that only me was hearing it, and I laid down as if I was a siren waiting for someone to wash away her fear of being seen. You were the river which caught me when I was falling from the sky as a leaf , and you said even if I don’t remember you, you do. - Kenza Slaoui
I was determined to get them away from the idea that their education is a private experience. - Joan Countryman
[It] has been said that the difference between Greek and Israelite religion was that the Greeks worshiped the 'holiness of beauty' whereas the Jews worshiped 'the beauty of holiness. - Everett Ferguson
The novel was set in an unspecified near future, because setting a novel in the present in a time of unprecedented technological and social dislocation seemed to me shortsighted.... To write a book set in the present, circa 2013, is to write about the distant past. - Gary Shteyngart
If a creative person steals your idea, he’s killing his creative ability, if he steals your art, he’s killing his art, if he makes it available to the world, it won,t create de impact you could have created, because it wasn’t from the right source. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In the whole wretched business there was something generous that was doing its best to flower.
She was poetry written in pen, scribbled and scrawled again and again. Ink splattered across the page. And within those scratched words, those small, sharp incisions, an image can be seen and you're left to wonder what, in the end, this all could mean. - Hubert Martin
Life is too short to waste on unproductive endeavors - Blake L. Higginbotham
There was no use feeling guilty about getting on to the ship when you are in the middle of the ocean. If you felt guilty or sorry, you had only one option drown in the middle of the sea. - Jagdish Joghee
There is something incredibly beautiful about a woman, who knows herself, she can't break, she just falls but in every fall she rises, past who she was before. - Nikki Rowe
She wasn't entirely sure how she felt, All she knew was that he entered her world And she felt more alive than she had before, secretly wishing he was feeling the same. - Nikki Rowe
She met a dashing man —he was, a dash. - Timothy Joshua
Hey, look—your girlfriend is saying something."Artemis had a vast mental reserve of scathing comebacks at his disposal, but none of them covered girlfriend insults. He wasn't even sure if it was an insult. And if it was, who was being insulted? Him or the girl? - Eoin Colfer
Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be. - Jack Welch
He was beautiful and still is, we just couldn’t flow within the same constellation. - Dominic Riccitello
And Mrs. Fox said to her children, 'I should like you to know that if it wasn't for your father we should all be dead by now. Your father is a fantastic fox.'Mr. Fox looked at his wife and she smiled. He loved her more than ever when she said things like that. - Roald Dahl
Parker: She believed, absolutely, that each person, each heart, had a counterpart—had a mate. A rightness. She’d always believed it, and understood that unshakable belief was a reason she was good at what she did. - Nora Roberts
While the whole world was asleep, the caterpillar was awake, working towards becoming a butterfly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
He`s quite extraordinary with his moves and spins. I think he was a baton girl in a past life [on his co-star Hayden Christensen]. - Ewan McGregor
The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach. - C.G. Jung
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
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
My past conduct was so transparent and so honest that when my enemies spread rumours about me nobody believed them. - Amit Kalantri
For the want of a nail, the shoe was lose; for the want of a shoe the horse was lose; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail. - Benjamin Franklin
In the beginning, there was nothing. And God said, 'Let there be Light.' And there was still nothing. But, you could see it.
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted. - John Lennon
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
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver
There was no world, no land, no god or heaven or earth outside of their two bodies naked and trembling in the act of love. - Roman Payne
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
His future now was all horizon - Mário de Sá-Carneiro
A recent survey was said to prove that the people we Americans most admire are our politicians and doctors. I don't believe it. They are simply the people we are most afraid of. And with the most reason.
I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams. - Susan Sontag
That hug was my little peace of heaven. - Tamara Stamenkovic
If I wasn't so phenomenal. I would go back to you. - Coco J. Ginger
How strange the feelings when it was not your name anymore that appeared as that person's favorite. - Hamidah Dolhadi
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 Shanks
You don’t waste time on suspecting or second guessing when you confront. - Sunday Adelaja
No matter how dire a situation may be, I can always find the humor in it somewhere. If I was ever in a horror movie I would be the goofy one who doesn't seem to know quite what's going on but survives to the end with witty one-liners. - A.J. Rose
Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house. - James Thurber
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
I was to learn later that in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization. - Petronius Arbiter
People seek light in the external darkness Not knowing that the Light is within.Close your physical eyes and see with your inner vision.Open your eyes and see what before was invisible to you. - Raphael Zernoff
For me, sleep equaled death. How was closing your eyes and losing consciousness any different from death? What separated temporary loss of consciousness from permanent obliteration? - Lena Dunham
Never waste time for someone who doesn’t bother to spend time with you, but with someone who will say, time is wasted if I’m not with you. - M. Ganesh Sai
When one has attained a state of mind from which the evil passions of the present world have been so utterly winnowed, fear too is forgotten. Thus it was that the priest no longer could understand why Hell should exist. - Yukio Mishima
Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. - Tom Lehrer
Do you have any idea who Erin was kissing?""Yeah, so we'll brush out teeth really, really thoroughly afterwards," I said, bumping her nose with mine gently. I wasn't going to let anyone spoil this moment. - Stacey Kade
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 Master said, What a worthy man was Yan Hui! Living in a narrow alley, subsisting upon meager bits of rice and water—other people could not have borne such hardship, and yet it never spoiled Hui’s joy. What a worthy man was Hui!(Analects 6.11) - Confucius
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. - George Washington Carver
Their love was like a prison, and I the willing inmate. - Steve Maraboli
True love come from God, accept the worse part of it, endure the pain,true love never fade. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Officer, I know I was going faster than 55MPH, but I wasn't going to be on theroad an hour. - Steven Wright
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
A soul needs a purpose to live and so I concluded that my purpose was to kill everyone besides myself. I felt alive.--Gaara - Masashi Kishimoto
It was either the chaos of a crowd of thoughts or the silence of solitude... nothing in between.. - Sanhita Baruah
I was so alone that every day was like eating my own heart. - Junot Díaz
I'm sorry, I say. I didn't give you everything you wanted. I wasn't everything you wanted. You were everything I wanted. - Kaui Hart Hemmings
Maybe to feel superior in struggle was sensed, When people were aware to fight for identity. - Marieta Maglas
Love is like a shining light in the darkness, closing eyes to pretend you didn't see it will not wash it away. - Jean Nshimiyimana
It was a shield that was meant to be broken only for each other ... Because this world was not their perception of their soul... Until they found the mirror of their reflection in each other... K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
In the beginning there was a fruit stand. The fruit of life on one side, and the fruit of intelligence on the other. While most chose life, humanity chose intelligence, and became the dominate species on this planet. - J. M. Norris
It came to my house.It sat on my shoulders.Your shadow is yours. I told it so. I said it was yours.I have carried it with me too long. I give it back. - Mark Strand
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for. - Earl Warren
Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: for he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. - Bible
I’d learned early on that the best way to accomplish anything was to grit your teeth and fight your way through it with the best grace you could muster… - Kristina Douglas
He was the safe place I would go when the world became shaky, he would either guide me through the dark or awaken my sense to appreciate my light. - Nikki Rowe
time's precious, waste it wisely - kayser U
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
I didn't know it was possible to simultaneously hate and ache for someone. - Stephanie Perkins
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
Waste no time to compare yourself with others. Find your soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When of a gossiping circle it was asked, "What are they doing?" The answer was, "Swapping lies." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
oh, my God," I whispered. "But how did they get my photo?Alex tapped his mouth with his thumb. "That ...book with everyone's picture in it, that you have in high school.""Yearbook," I said. Was he trying to be funny? But of course he was right; that's exactly where it was from. - L.A. Weatherly
I always thought time was the most valuable currency, but I realized the people we spent our time on and loved us back, that love held even more meaning to me. - Hubert Martin
What was my path to success? Well, there were some steps forward, some back, some to the side... maybe it wasn't a path, but more of a dance. - Steve Maraboli
(A point of view of a stupidy of mankind)...Hey... did you check out the book by Stephen King in 7 June published??... (I was talking to one friend if I can put him as a friend...)The teacher says "Stop with this books.."... pff I said once not twice, why to stop? - Deyth Banger
But, deep in her heart she knew more than what the words read or heard seemed to say. She knew that every letter in every word in every war bulletin was, somewhere, first written in blood of men, of human beings, who had once smiled and sung songs, eaten, drunk, slept and loved. - Kate Seredy
I took a road that wasn't the road, but it was something I chose and that's fine. - Tom Rosenthal
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
If love was a sin, God Himself would be in the hottest part of Hell. - Matshona Dhliwayo
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
Don’t waste your life trying to fill up a hollow or a hollow be filled up because it not only makes your life shallow but your conscious hollow. - Amit Abraham
All the same, a seductive voice from afar kept breaking into her conjugal peace: it was the voice of solitude. She closed her eyes and listened to the sound of a hunting horn coming from the depths of distant forests. There were paths in those forests... - Milan Kundera
Whomever you truly are... honor that person. No dream was ever realized by disappearing into the shadows of self-deceit and doubt. - Jaeda DeWalt
Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind! - George Washington
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
In the online math class, there was almost no meaningful student/teacher or student/student interaction. To equate this type of online learning with a real-world classroom experience is a major stretch. - Ian Lamont
The Devil loves it when we point fingers at Rome/ other Denominations and forget our very church. ''SELF''. while i scrutinize the Pope and his deeds. Let me trim my lamp. let me wash my robe. let me sweep my house being fully ready for my Lord's coming - Mary Tornyenyor
I realized that the legal system was corrupt when I went to court and the judge imposed a very short time limit on my evidence submission before removing my legal rights to free speech. - Steven Magee
I prayed for someone to love me as much as I love you. Eventually I came to see that that "someone" was me. - Kate McGahan
My perfect day is sitting in a room with some blank paper. That's heaven. That's gold and anything else is just a waste of time. - Cormac McCarthy
Mr. Collins was to attend them, at the request of Mr. Bennet, who was most anxious to get rid of him, and have his library to himself - Jane Austen
I wasn’t always a demon.My name is Maggie Frew, and I grew up a simple human girl in suburban Iowa. I don’t carry a pitchfork, or have a forked tail. I’m not a creature from Hell. I’m a political campaign manager. Though, I guess some people might argue those are the same thing. - Patricia Murphy
A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government - Spurious quote attributed to George Washington but never said by him .
At that time my virtue slumbered; my evil, kept awake by ambition, was alert and swift to seize the occasion. - Robert Louis Stevenson
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
Even though she would dream of love, respect, and unfettered romance... it was a cyclical dilemma in her life that she seemed to be most attracted to poisonous men. - Steve Maraboli
Perfect...as it was, it had to be, andlittle dreams were spinning madlyas a flock of birds in mid-flight, thesingle vision of a single moment, a singlemoment, frozen in time no more. No moredid he need, to understand thatit was better than any he couldtake, and call his own, it was Perfect... - Stefan G. Dimov
His ego was as big as an elephant - Charmaine J. Forde
i know it all ends the same, but i was interested in seeing how you would break my heart. - Ava
When I say I must write, I don't mean I must publish. There is a great difference. the important thing is the chaotic form given to my chaotic experience, which is, as it was for James Joyce, my kind of religion, and necessary for me...as the confession and absolution for a Catholic in church. - Sylvia Plath
I tasted too what was called the sweet of revenge - but it was transient, it expired even with the object, that provoked it. - Ann Radcliffe
To interrupt the writer from the line of thought is to wake the dreamer from the dream. The dreamer cannot enter that dream, precisely as it was unfolding, ever again. - Mary Oliver
Courtesy, not control, that was His means. Just as He requested the stars to sing and they leapt into bright being, so request was to be their rule over bird and beast, seas and trees, mountains and moons and all the dancing distances between the heavenlies filled with the unending song of Creation. - Geoffrey Wood
Success isn't measured by the position you reach in life: it's measured by the obstacles you overcome. - Booker T. Washington
If ours is an examined faith, we should be unafraid to doubt. If doubt is eventually justified, we were believing what clearly was not worth believing. But if doubt is answered, our faith has grown stronger. It knows God more certainly and it can enjoy God more deeply. - Os Guinness
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
People shock me when they say they never read. When I was young, if people didn't read they would never admit it. Now, its quite acceptable to be anti-intellectual. - Joan Vass
The room had lost its morning light, the glow of expectation and potential. The daylight was now gray, and the new day was already used, a little soiled by mistaken thoughts and makeshift undertakings. - Tove Jansson
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
There was a star danced, and under that was I born. - William Shakespeare
The good psychic would pick up the phone before it rang. Of course it is possible there was noone on the other line. Once she said "God Bless you" I said, "I didn't sneeze" She looked deep into my eyes and said, "You will, eventually." And damn it if she wasn't right. Two days later I sneezed. - Ellen DeGeneres
That was the worst part about having cancer, sometimes: The physical evidence of disease separates you from other people.
People wrote me off but they did not realize that I was a writer. - Amit Abraham
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 didn't see what was in front of me until I thought it might be taken away. - Sam - Charlaine Harris
You don’t want modesty, you want humility. Humility comes from inside out. It says someone was here before me and I’m here because I’ve been paid for. I have something to do and I will do that because I’m paying for someone else who has yet to come. - Maya Angelou
[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
Once lead this people into war and they will forget there ever was such a thing as tolerance. - Woodrow Wilson
...there were certain chapters when I stopped writing, saw the domestic situation I was in and thought, "I don't want to face this world, let's get back to the hellish one I'm imagining. - Alasdair Gray
Remember the order of life. Sometimes we forget how it was intended to be. - Jean Williams
Loving was so joyful and charming.Forgetting is so tearful and never ending. - Debasish Mridha
For it was intelligence that was the thin line between endearing rapscallion and idiot bastard. - Éibhear the Contemptible - G.A. Aiken
The human worker will go the way of the horse. - Wassily Leontief
A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, Stop trying to make me like you, and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for popularity, or better yet, a crowded funeral. - John Waters
Thrill me, chill me I went in search of money and success, all I got was a bellyful of excess! Now that I've realigned myself I’m on my tip-toes because life is sweet! I'm overwhelmed with gratitude for all the blessings that are manifesting in my life neat! - Stephen Richards
She didn’t want to die. She couldn’t imagine wanting to die…Death was for—for other people. - Agatha Christie
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
The entire Nazi war machine was only possible because of past, present and future violations of the non aggression principle (achievable only through government). - Stefan Molyneux
Life is ephemeral; each moment passes quickly, a blur of color on a fast moving subway car. There and gone and all we are left with is the imprint of what once was. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
It would be very heard, for example, a basketball owner, no matter how racist he was, to try to operate without Blacks. It would be suicidal. - Thomas Sowell
Maybe magic wasn’t the magic thing, when you grew up with it - Kami Garcia
The most important people are the once who loved me when i was hardly likable - Robin Dabhi
Her dark world was bright because of her sparkling attitude! - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
There is no shame in having been the woman I was. She made me the woman I am. - Julie-Anne
The wonderful wizard of Oz - when was a child I loved the movie and I read the book when I got older and made me amazing - L. Frank Baum, W.W. Denslow
Reach for all the purpose you can and in the end you will find that it was fulfilled - Blake Higginbotham
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
Islam is going to rise, Once again. - Waseem Latif
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
One night I was layin' down,I heard Papa talkin' to Mama,I heard Papa say to let that boy boogie-woogie.'Cause it's in him and it's got to come out. - John Lee Hooker
My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus."[The Science of Second-Guessing (New York Times Magazine Interview, December 12, 2004)] - Stephen Hawking
World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied, So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought. - Ernest Hemingway
Recall that the minimum wage was initially conceived as a method to exclude undesirables from the workforce. - Jeffrey Tucker
A great hope fellYou heard no noiseThe ruin was within. - Emily Dickinson
If my mind was in your body going through the same circumstances. I would act differently, and likewise. Judging in nature is separation. - Matthew Donnelly
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country? - George Washington
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
Riley was... a really good kisser - Julie Kagawa
To make or not to make a choice is still considered you made a choice as it was choice to choose or not to choose to make a choice. - Auliq Ice
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
When I die,' I said to my friend, 'I'm not going to be embalmed. I'm going to be dipped.' Milk chocolate or bittersweet was the immediate concern. - Adrianne Marcus
I have fallen into an abyss. I live in a world so curious, so strange. Of the dream that was my life, this is my nightmare. - Camille Claudel
We didn't start the fireIt was always burningSince the world's been turningWe didn't start the fireNo we didn't light itBut we tried to fight it - Billy Joel
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
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me - Winston S. Churchill
Well, the man who first translated the bible into English was burned at the stake, and they've been at it ever since. Must be all that adultery, murder and incest. But not to worry. It's back on the shelves. - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else. - Marilyn Monroe
Thank goodness my education was neglected. - Beatrix Potter
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
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
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
The first year was like icing. Then the cake started to show through - John Ashbery
People want what was best about the world. - Emily St. John Mandel
She was a light from Heaven, and a beauty for all of us to behold. - J.W. Lord
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
I felt a hole boring through my heart. It was carving a scar that would never heal. I was a man. A man doesn't cry at lost love. Never. Instead, he turns hard. From now on, I would live up to my name"...Rattler. - Barry Andrew Chambers
On thinking about Hell, I gather My brother Shelley found it was a place Much like the city of London. I Who live in Los Angeles and not in London Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be Still more like Los Angeles. - Bertolt Brecht
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
Sie war ganz Frau, verlor sich an den Mann, der ihr Leben war, selbstvergessen, ohne daran zu denken, was aus ihr werden wurde - sie liebte wirklich. - Adelbert von Chamissoo
If there was strife and contention in the home, very little else in life could compensate for it. - Lawana Blackwell
I'd the upbringing a nun would envy and that's the truth. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body. - Joe Orton
You are more likely to find three TVs inside a randomly selected house than you are to find a single book that is or was not read to pass an exam, to please God, or to be a better cook. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
And who should have the money, indeed, if not your wives? They have everything to do with the money. What idea have you, but to waste it!""Women waste nothing--they couldn't if they tried," said Aaron Sisson. - D.H. Lawrence
Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world. - Erica Jong
I am satisfied-For the peace that has graciously engulfed my tender heart.I am home-Because of the abundance of love that I have given myself.I am enlightened-For the journey I have embarked in knowing my higher self.I am complete-Because I now realize that I was always whole. - Karen A. Baquiran
The earth craves our replenishment. Let our gifts serve the purpose for which it was given to us. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
I'm not saying it's going to be easy; I'm saying it's going to be worth it. If it was easy, you would've done it by now - B. Dave Walters
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
A little bunny or some kind of ferret was probablythere too, and bore witness as only rodents can. - John Ashbery
It was gratitude; gratitude, not merely for having once loved her, but for loving her still well enough to forgive all the petulance and acrimony of her manner in rejecting him, and all the unjust accusations accompanying her rejection. - Jane Austen
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
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
Musically, he was like an old man in a boy's skin. - Eric Clapton
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
The Truly wasting our personal time is:"Caring About the things; we always says " We don't Care About. - Santosh Kumar Pyasa
The world was incomprehensibly intricate, and yet this forest made a simple sense in her heart that she felt nowhere else. - David Guterson
We desire to keep the dying and the newly dead close before our eyes so as to give them full need of pity. Our Lord was brought down to be pitied, on the Cross He was too far away. - Barry Unsworth
Give me, if you will, prayers;Or let me know dryness,An abudance of devotion,Or if not, then barrenness.In you alone, Sovereign Majesty,I find my peace,What do you want of me?Yours I am, fo ryou I was born:What do you want of me? - Teresa of Ávila
My friend is my friend, even if he wears rag, even if he wasn't born with a silver spoon, even if nobody wants to be his friend, i will hurt his critics by remaining his friend. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I could have loved him with everything I had but he wasn't prepared for the depth i provided ~ had I been a woman of weakness I would have stayed, but he lost the chance when he said I wasn't enough that day. - Nikki Rowe
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
Perfect, complete, needing nothing, simply all there was, was the dark. - Laurell K. Hamilton
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. - Thomas Jefferson
I 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
You did anything to bury me, but you forgot that I was a seed. - Dinos Christianopoulos
We could love and not be suckers. We could dream and not be losers. It was such a beautiful time. Everything was possible because we didn't know anything yet. - Hilary Winston
The chief weapon of sea pirates, however, was their capacity to astonish. Nobody else could believe, until it was too late, how heartless and greedy they were. - Kurt Vonnegut
The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today. - James Carville
She wasn't broken. She was just bent, over the chance of being ignored by the one she loved. - Robert M. Drake
it was always something what we did or said, and there would be this flash, and then it didn't subside. all your past sins would be brought up, it was just endless. and my mother attributed it sometimes to having neuralgia, but she never showed that outwardly - Alice Schroeder
She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful and life was so short.
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
That was 1993 grunge in suburbia. This was 2003 hell in Harlem. (Dark City Lights) - Eve Kagan
The U.S. didn't achieve its liberty or prosperity by mistake. It was by design, and the architects were the Founding Fathers. Don't mess with the Constitution. The Constitution matters. - A.E. Samaan
He hadn't done it, and there was no point thinking about might-have-beens - Jo Graham
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
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
What had happened still seemed implausible. A person was present your entire life, and then one day she disappeared and never came back. It resisted belief. - Meghan O'Rourke
Storms don't come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean. - Shannon L. Alder
Religion was (is) always steps ahead of science; because religion lies and science can’t. - M.F. Moonzajer
the star that I was wishingthe light that I was kissingsitting back and reminiscing that night, it was missing. - Lokesh Fouzdar
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
That's the key to having it all: stop expecting it to look like what you thought it was going to look like. - Cindy Chupack
I was Snow White, but I drifted. - Mae West
If you know the correct path then lost people are your responsibility. - Waseem Latif
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
No one knows who they are more than someone who changes their identity (before I became a farmer, I was a leadership coach). - M.C. Humphreys
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
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
Twice the size of a full grown man, with four muscular arms, it was his worst nightmare on steroids. -The Hyperscape Project - Donald Swan
The child, unhampered, does not waste time. - Caroline Pratt
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
Teddy Roosevelt "had relished "every hour" of every day as president. Indeed, (he was) fearing the "dull thud" he would experience upon returning to private life. - Doris Kearns Goodwin
During my PhD, I was depressed for eight-months, state of deep-worry. The stressful life leads to neglect of spirituality and wellness. I recovered by inspiration of great souls, friends and family. Ever since, I have sought spirituality of soul and well-being over all other things. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
The key to happiness is loving yourself. For years I have struggled to reach this point and even now at the age of 20 I will be honest in saying I am not 100% there yet. However, I will say I am much closer to that 100 than I was 5 years ago. - Gabriela M. Sanchez
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
remembered, love itself get expiredjust like yesterday and today fade away,the onlymedicine you need is renew it every minute with different Feelings. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
you have to be the prude or the slut, and if you pick one, other people hate you for it, and you can’t trust anyone anymore, because they’re all after the same thing, and you see that you can never go back to how was before… - Ned Vizzini
Don't waste your time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. The race is long and in the end, it's only with yourself. - Baz Luhrmann
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
’s another focus in the book was on the declining level of society that is characterized by an attitude of entitlement with principles of leadership. - Chris Salamone
Richard Papen: As it happened, I knew Gartrell. He was a bad painter and a vicious gossip, with a vocabulary composed almost entirely of obscenities, gutteral verbs, and the world "postmodernist. - Donna Tartt
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying one night and realized I was talking to myself.
If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great. - Tom Hanks
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
If everyone sweeps their own doorstep, their own neighbourhoods, the world will be a clean, pure and healthy place for life to prosper. - Vishwas Chavan
When I was looking for the key to open the deepest chamber of your heart, I found that secret key of pure love hidden in my heart. - Debasish Mridha
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
Incidentally, although the Cistercians did much to improve the quality of sheep, the animal remained much smaller than its modern descendants; as late as the early eighteenth century a sheep wasn't much bulkier than a Labrador Dog. - Clarissa Dickson Wright
It was by faith, nothing wavering, that Joseph saw God our Eternal Father and Jesus Christ, His Son. - Thomas S. Monson
..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
He remembered the gracefulness with which she moved in battle—like liquid flesh. There was no one quite like his wife, and he never felt more triumphant and free than when he was in her company. - Nadia Scrieva
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
There were two and only two messages that could have been comprehended by what he said.But neither of them was soothing; neither of them was a lie. - Sanhita Baruah
To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is wasteful and ridiculous excess - William Shakespeare
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
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
In not a single one of these little campaigns was I victorious. In other words, in each case, I personally failed, but I have lived to see the thesis upon which I was operating vindicated. And what I very often say is that I’ve lived to see my lost causes found. - Pauli Murray
I hoped that grief was similar to the other emotions. That it would end, the way happiness did. Or laughter. - Neil Jordan
Part of her revolted against the insanity of the rules. Part of her was grateful. In a world of chaos, any guidelines helped. And she knew that each day she remained alive, she remained alive. One plus one plus one. The Devil's arithmetic... - Jane Yolen
Amé, fuí amado, el sol acarició mi faz.¡Vida, nada me debes! ¡Vida, estamos en paz!I loved, I was loved, the sun stroked my face.Life, you owe me nothing! Life, we are at peace! - Amado Nervo
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
It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it. - Mark Twain
Darkness should never be an excuse to quit, for with God, darkness is the exact stuff that light was built for. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I finished the [blog] post reflecting on the fact that, despite all the changes in my life, maybe I wasn't so different after all. If I typed it, maybe I could believe it, too. - Stephanie Nielson
The patent system was established, I believe, to protect the lone inventor. In this it has not succeeded. The patent system protects the institutions which favor invention. - Ernst Alexanderson
This world was made for love and peace. - Debasish Mridha
The platypus, as it turns out, derives its DNA from a menagerie of creatures. When its genome was fully decoded, it was found only to be 80% mammalian, and had genes found previously only in reptilian, bird, amphibian, and fish DNA. - B.C.CHASE
I am only a child yet I know if all money spent on war was spent on finding environmental answers, ending poverty, and binding treaties, what a wonderful place this Earth would be. - A. Zampolli
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
You thought I was writing The Truth? Honey, I don't even know what The Truth means. - Hugh Elliott
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf. - G. K. Chesterton
We couldn’t believe our luck, and for a little while it felt like we were on some big train rolling down a hill, and all we cared about was how great it felt to be going fast. - Meg Rosoff
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
Hanya masalah waktu untuk kita menjadi dewasa. Saat itu tiba, baik dan buruk samar batasnya. Seperti menorehkan putih di atas hitam. - Novi Zadia
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
Circumstances don't determine who you are, or what you will be. Only you do that. You either decide, or you don't. Even the decision not to decide was still yours. - Julie-Anne
There was no escaping by means of any journey, however adventurous, one took one's problems and sorrows with one. - Elizabeth Aston
I wasnt political in order to be political - Jerzy Grotowski
His fingers caressed the column of my tense throat. I shivered in fear. I hated not being able to see what was happening, it forced me to feel everything. - C.J. Roberts
First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure. - Douglas Adams
(Exchange with Winston Churchill)Churchill explains that having a woman in Parliament was like having one intrude on him in the bathroom, to which the Lady Astor retorted, "Sir, you are not handsome enough to have such fears". - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
Niemand kann euch etwas eröffnen, das nicht schon im Dämmern eures Wissens schlummert. - Kahlil Gibran
Was this what she had shattered convention for; broken with her family, her friends? Everything she had ever known; doomed herself to eternal damnation, for the sake of what she had believed would be heaven on earth, and had turned out to be hell, here and now? - Fay Weldon
Only 8% of our worry will come to pass. 92% of our worry is wasted. DON'T PANIC - Mark Gorman
If youth was sold in a bottle of hair dye, we would all get in line. - Jan Rogers
Don't try to be happy, just be happy. Because your happiness does not depend on others. Be the reason for your own happiness. - Vishwas Chavan
Hatred seems to work on the same glands as love: it even produces the same actions. If we had not been taught how to interpret the story of the Passion, would we have been able to say from their actions alone whether it was the jealous Judas or the cowardly Peter who loved Christ? - Graham Greene
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
One hand washes the other. (Manus Manum Lavet) - Seneca
The meat smelt rank and was very tough, the soup was greasy and of a curious flavour, but it was a wonderful meal after all these hungry weeks. - Wilfred Thesiger
So, as a seventh grader,no, you weren't friends with people you didnt like. But sometimesyou also werent friends with people you did like, which was complicated, and which didnt make any sence if you tried to explain it. Sometimes things just changed. Thats where the sadness came in. - Lauren Myracle
Be a good person but do not waste time to prove it. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
I never wanted to be a God fearing person. I wanted to grow up and be a person that was fearless for God. There was a difference. - Shannon L. Alder
I should have looked into my own heart, and found this new growth springing up there, and plucked it out while it was young. - Wilkie Collins
Worrying about things you can't control is a waste both on the baseball field and in life. - Tom Swyers
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
The ability to understand a question from all sides meant one was totally unfit for action. Fanatical enthusiasm was the mark of the real man. - Thucydides
I'm actually way more funny now, because I'm hungry... If comedy comes from pain, I should be funnier now than I ever was. - Seth Rogen
I looked directly in front of me, and there he was, Sitting. Dark, Handsome, Distinguished, and waiting on me.Without ever knowing it. - Andrea L'Artiste
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. - Christian Nestell Bovee
Its hardness and solidity had been an odd kind of comfort. Do not wish for anything. Be and endure. The Old African had learned that enduring was power too, and just as he had been drawn to the boulder, so the slaves, after a while, were drawn to him. - Julius Lester
They told me it was impossible so I tried and failed. Then I tried again and again until I made it possible. - Debasish Mridha
That was the thing about love in my time: that it had no rationale. - Aaron Thorpe, "On Loving Like a Human" Songs of my Selfie
This kiss was hello.It was I've missed you, I've craved you, I've never forgotten you. It was love. - E. S. Carter
It's amazing to me; when your mind is fixed on one thing, you forget everything. You forget to eat and drink and care. The only thing I could never forget was him. - Mercy Cortez
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
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
When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young. - Maya Angelou
Peoples live peoples dieIf you die today peopleWill live. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Spend Night with Lonely Married Women is pleasure Moments of the life.Life for Fun, not waste it.Being Human and do social responsibilities - Lolly
Naturally, in the course of my life I have made lots of mistakes, large and small, for one reason or another, but at the heart of it all, every time I made a mistake it was because I was not radical enough. - Jean-Paul Sartre
More than once I should have lost my soul to radicalism if it had been the originality it was mistaken for by its young converts. - Robert Frost
Check your ego at the door and check your gut instead. Every right decision I have ever made has come from my gut. Every wrong decision I've made was the result of me not listening to the greater voice of myself - Oprah Winfrey
Although Jesus Christ was Himself the Creative Deity, by whom all things were made, as man He humbled Himself--set aside His divine prerogatives and walked this earth as man -- a perfect demonstration of what God intended man to be--the whole personality yielded to and occupied by God for Himself. - W. Ian Thomas
Within her presence, I had once been usedto feeling—trembling—wonder, dissolution;but that was long ago. Still, though my soul,now she was veiled, could not see her directly,by way of hidden force that she could move,I felt the mighty power of old love. - Dante Alighieri
The way to fight a woman is with your hat. Grab it and run.The guy who said that was a wise man. He knew what most men don't - Women are powerful creatures who should be handled with care, or they can become very, very dangerous. - Christina Dodd
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
My grandfather once told me that there are 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 there. - Indira Gandhi
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
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
If a man confessed anything on his death bed, it was the truth; for no man could stare death in the face and lie. - Richard Wright
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot. - Salvador Dali
All wars are civil wars because all men are brothers... Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born. - François Fénelon
I love you," she told him, and he knew that this was true, and she knew that he believed her; but when she said it she saw the chain around his ankle, a length of links that let him wander, but not far. She did not see the chain around her own ankle, because love is blind. - Sonya Hartnett
It comforted him because it could not be called suffering if it was a sign of Art. - Hermann Bahr
I was asked the other day in which era I would choose to live. As a historical novelist, it comes up sometimes. As a woman I'd have to say I'd like to live in the future - I want to see where these centuries of change are leading us. - Sara Sheridan
We look wishfully to emergencies, to eventful, revolutionary times...and think how easy to have taken our part when the drum was rolling and the house was burning over our heads. -Ralph Waldo Emerson - Mitch Kynock
When first human found life was a virgin,People make it a bitch - Mohammed Sekouty
I was told that Ganesha sat between Lakshmi and Saraswati. My quest to attain the blessings of both goddesses explains my physique. - Ashwin Sanghi
Put off this sloth,' the master said, 'for shame!Sitting on feather-pillows, lying reclined Beneath the blanket is no way to fame -Fame, without which man's life wastes out of mind, Leaving on earth no more memorialThan foam in water or smoke upon the wind - Dante Alighieri
If it wasn’t possible to reinvent the past in such a way as to make it conform to the present’s cheerful view of the way things ought to have been, why bother living? - Kathryn Davis
Grief, it seemed, drove Voldemort out...though Dumbledore, of course, would have said that it was love. - J.K. Rowling
I gave you life. You’re wasting it. - Stephenie Meyer
I'm in love with a girl who knows me better.Fell for the woman just when I met her.Took my sweet time when I was bitter.Someone understands,She knows how treat a fella right.Give me that feeling every night,She wants show love when I wanna fight,Now someone understand me. - Juxtaposition
...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
My mother was an avid reader...She loved books about romance. Books that took place in faraway places and times. Stories with costumes... - Adriana Trigiani
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
Don't," she begged, knowing that surely she was trying his patience, that his kindness would stretch just so far, that if he were truly kind he could never have survived as a vampire. - Vivian Vande Velde
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. - Augustine of Hippo
Nothing was better than good sex.Chubby Chaser, 11/21/14. Available for preorder on Amazon. - Kahoko Yamada
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
What was he? A mere human, stuck between the rungs of blended adolescence and nascent adulthood. What power did he command over the mysterious forces of love? Which sword could shatter the impenetrable armour of desire? - Faraaz Kazi
We do not know today whether we are busy or idle. In times when we thought ourselves indolent we have discovered afterward that much was accomplished and much was begun in us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
The older lady smiled a friendly welcome that rivaled her preserves for sweet appeal. She could have been someone’s grandmother complete with close-cropped white hair if she wasn’t wearing a worn Grateful Dead T-shirt over a long-sleeved thermal. The 1987 Summer Tour. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Hemingway was a jerk.
My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was. - Rodney Dangerfield
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
Maybe love was meant to save us from ourselves. - Robert M. Drake
It had been horrible, yes, and he'd never want to do it again - but it truly was his most powerful experience. - Shane Stadler
Weight him, weight, weight him with the sleepiness of themoon.It was only a glass because he looked in it. It was nothing hecould be told.It was a language he spoke, because he must, yet did not know.It was a page he had found in the handbook of heartbreak. - Wallace Stevens
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
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
Yesterday was the fucking history... the "Now" is the most vicious part of all... as for tomorrow it's the fucking mystery. - Deyth Banger
I just reminded myself that she didn't say it mean. She wasn't making fun of me. She wasn't comparing. Or criticizing. - Stephen Chbosky
The blues was bleeding the same blood as me. - B.B. King
I'm rambling again. Wandering off the point. But this is the true story of my wasted life... - Mordecai Richler
I set down in a chair by the window and tried to think of something cheerful, but it warn't no use. I felt so lonesome I most wished I was dead. - Mark Twain
Katie shook her head in dismay. I thought being poor was the worst thing that could happen to a girl.No, Katie, the countess said in a clear voice. The worst thing is to be in love with one man and have to marry another.Katie O'Reilly to the Countess of Marbury in "Titanic Rhapsody - Jina Bacarr
They say you just stand over there, he'll say thank you and you walk back off and that's what I thought was gonna happen, but in my head, I had for five or six years known that he was gonna call me over. - Ellen DeGeneres
In God's economy, nothing is slag, nothing is wasted. Every relationship we build is a teacher, every experience we have is a coach. In every scar there is a lesson. In every memory there lives potential to make more. - Toni Sorenson
I never liked hearing anyone say I was the new George Gershwin, because I knew I could have never even carried that man's music case. If George Gershwin hadn't died when he was thirty-nine years old, there is no knowing how much more great music he would have written. - Burt Bacharach
People wrote me off but they did not realize that I was a writer - I rewrote my own destiny. - Amit Abraham
Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime. - Mineko Iwasaki
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
Truly, was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century. Ernst W. Mayr - Buffon
I had never seen such sorrow; it appalled me. And I was even more appalled by her attempts to overcome it, because they so plainly, pathetically failed and in failing opened up a view of the world I had only begun to suspect, where wounds did not heal, and things did not work out for the best - Tobias Wolff
I couldn't tell fact from fiction, Or if the dream was true My only sure prediction In this world was you. I'd touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost. - Maya Angelou
Anything beautiful now was just a thought yesterday. - Sandesh Hukpachongbang
For a long time, it was one of these things where—I was really much younger than now—my whole "brand" both to the investors and to our board members was this crazy Russian boy-genius who comes out and sprinkles magic dust on technology and things just work. - Max Levchin
When I tried to understand consciousness, I found out how simple it was, but we try to make it so complicated. - Debasish Mridha
Normality wasn't in the days I'd left behind me: it was only to be found in whatever fortune placed in my path each morning. - María Dueñas
Man lives his whole life trying to figure out the secrets of life only to realize in the end life was the secret. - Terry Blakeman
But she bravely kept her eyes open; she was both lost and found in the soft, burning depths of his eyes. - Julie Anne Long
For love is exultant when it unites equals, but it is triumphant when it makes that which was unequal equal in love. - Søren Kierkegaard
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
Where I grew up, women’s liberation was when you let a chick out of her cage for 15 minutes so she could stretch her legs. - John Rachel
I started to be really proud of the fact I was gay even though I wasn't - Kurt Cobain
Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can’t change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and the stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future what the past was not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
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
Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas
The character who was like me he died at 46, even it was 2008 year so far his name was David Foster Wallace. - Deyth Banger
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. - Virginia Woolf
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. - George Orwell
Something was nagging at me that I was trying to resist. Was it then or was it later that the thought came to me: if God really does exist, and is not just a myth, it must have a consequence for the whole of life. It was not a comfortable thought. - Jennifer Worth
HE didn't realize she was his everything until he gave her up for everything else. - Alexandria Heather
The time before was slow, as much as I grow as much the time don't forgive. As most people will say if you fuck the past, the past fucks you! - Deyth Banger
I shook Alan’s hand and the feeling just grew stronger. It was a bit frustrating. Like when you’re looking for what to say and it’s on the tip of your tongue, but no matter how hard you try, it just keeps eluding you. - Pamela Alvarado
Ah! That glance of yours did some magic on me, you were not aware of. For once I died and was reborn. - Ramana Pemmaraju
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
‎I was satisfied with haiku until I met you, jar of octopus, cuckoo's cry, 5-7-5, but now I want a russian novel, a 50-page description of you sleeping, another 75 of what you think staring at your window. - Dean Young
France was a long despotism tempered by epigrams. - Thomas Carlyle
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
That was the crux. You. Only you could work on you. Nobody could force you, and if you weren't ready, then you weren't ready, and no amount of open-armed encouragement was going to change that. - Norah Vincent
Jesus was crucified for doing nothingAnd God is worshiped for even less. - Porcupine Tree
I want you to tell all these people that I wanted more time to spend with them. Tell them I meant to, tell them I wanted to hear what they said and tell them what was on my mind. - Kage Baker
If you love something, Set it free... If it comes back, it's yours, If it doesn't, it never was yours.... " But if it comes back and dies, It wasn't ever real. - Day
My new album that I'm creating, which is finished pretty much, was written with this new instinctual energy that I've developed getting to know my fans. They protect me, so now it's my destiny to protect them. - Lady Gaga
I was a fool for love, I was a fool. - Tegan Quin
What are you good at?" asked the owner."Going after what I believe in." That was the only possible reply; she had spent her life in pursuit of what she believed in. The only problem was that she believed in something different everyday. - Paulo Coelho
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
Dwelling among shipwrecked dreams and losing oneself in wishful thinking cannot be a solution to tribulations. Identifying cracks and apprehending the defaults in one's life is essential to find a way to get out of a ghetto and to start a search for a new haven. ("The world was somewhere else" ) - Erik Pevernagie
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
An androgynous mind was not a male mind. It was a mind attuned to the full range of human experience, including the invisible lives of women. - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Everything worth knowing about the 1980s I learned from obsessively reading Bloom County collections when I was nine and Derek Jarman's diaries when I was twenty. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
It is absolutely necessary... for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders. - George Washington
When I was young and I was forced to watch Disney films, I would fast forward the good guys, wasn't interested in princes and princesses, only by the villains. - Nuno Roque
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
It was the word 'late' that did it. Such a stupid word to use of the dead, implying that they would be with us today if they hadn't happened to be delayed in traffic somewhere... - Emma Donoghue
I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment. - Pat Conroy
He missed her, a longing that tore deep into him. He resented her He wondered endlessly what might have happened. He changed, curled more inwardly into himself. He was, by turns, inflamed by anger, twisted by confusion, withered by sadness. - Chimanda Ngozi Adichie
She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together. - J.D. Salinger
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be. - Yogi Berra
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
What was life like ?deprivation and abundance, side by side like a miracle. surrender to them both .Poverty and sunshine, poverty and jewels in the sky .Drought and the gushing Nile Disease and clean hearts, stories from neighbours and relationships . - Leila Aboulela
...for years the first of May was the day all leases expired, and on that day mass migrations would take place, with families lugging eiderdowns and ancestral portraits through the streets, as if in parody of the march of the wagon trains. - Luc Sante
I had learned that every patient has the right to hope, despite long odds, and it was my role to help nurture that hope. - Jerome Groopman
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
I was well aware of her ghosts. I'd met them, once or twice, during her darkness nights. "I knew you were my one when you wouldn't run," she said. How could I? Of course I stayed, when her ghosts scared my own away. What others were too afraid to see, meant everything to me. - J. Raymond
Let us save what remains: not by vaults and locks which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time, but by such a multiplication of copies, as shall place them beyond the reach of accident. - Thomas Jefferson
Ah, youth!It was a beautiful night...The moon was out of orbit.The stars were awry.But everything else was exactlyas it should have been. - Roman Payne
If a person offend you and you are in doubt as to whether it was intentional or not, do not resort to extreme measures. Simply watch your chance and hit him with a brick. - Mark Twain
I say luck is when an opportunity comes along, and you're prepared for it. - Denzel Washington
His flight was madness: when our actions do not, our fears do make us traitors. - William Shakespeare
There was no better way to sell a lie, she knew, than to sprinkle it with truth. - Kaede Lazares
What came to me later in those dark, dreaming hours put paid to that though and as always my mind led me treacherously back to the bleak and inescapable truth. There was no cure for what one had seen or done. - Hannah Blatchford
I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, ``Get the hell off my property.'' - Joan Rivers
"Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "if it was so, it might be, and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic!"
I had a dream, which seemed so real,I was King of the world, so full of appeal,Upon waking I found I wasn't alone,In a kingdom called Home, sitting on a throne. - Omar Kiam
If you did not in your own mind distinguish between useful and erroneous information, then you were not learning at all, you were merely replacing ignorance with false belief, which was no improvement. - Orson Scott Card
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
Imagine how extraordinary the world would be if everyone believed the only man capable of evil…was himself. - Ivy Yuelle
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. - George Bernard Shaw
Even Samson, the world's strongest man, was destroyed by the woman who slept in his arms. she was the one whose words hurt him. - Malcolm X
Being the evil undead wasn't fun anymore. For one thing, it was increasingly hard to get a library card. - Sharon Ashwood
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
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
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. - Pablo Picasso
Any great truth can -- and eventually will -- be expressed as a cliche -- a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, 'The black cat is always the last one off the fence.' I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true. - Solomon Short
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
[representative government is] deciding once in three or six years which member of the ruling class was to misrepresent the people in Parliament, - Karl Marx
If there was no woman in this world there would be no prophecy - Hamza Khan Takkar
From my mother's sleep I fell into the State,And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze.Six miles from earth, loosed from the dream of life,I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters.When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose. - Randall Jarrell
I moved to New York City for my health. I'm paranoid and New York was the only place where my fears were justified.
To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view of this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human...Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.
We always felt as if every show was the most important thing in the world, but knew if we bombed, we'd live. - Raymond Joseph Teller
We, the human race, are so accustomed to having instead of being. What wastage of the revelations and magic in every moment. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
It only took a corny joke, but the smile I saw shone brighter than a glare, more profound than a star. And the best thing... it was so genuine. It was so her. I never thought I could fall more in love. - Hubert Martin
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
He left not knowing where he was going, he got there not knowing where he was, and he came back not knowing where he had been. But history books will point out Columbus as the person who made the Americas available for exploitation. I guess I can make the same kind of ridiculous claim. - Herschell Gordon Lewis
Ugh. You’re being . . . you.Was that in English?This is all your fault.Nope. Definitely not English.You’re being all hot and sexy, dammit, she said. She banged her head on his chest a few times. And I can’t seem to . . . not notice said hotness and sexiness. - Jill Shalvis
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
Not even a hand-stitched suit could hide a body gone ruinously to seed. I was tempted to offer some fashion advice, but I didn't think he'd welcome the news that this year, bellies are being worn inside the trousers - Val McDermid
He sought an adventure but didn't find one. He was inexperienced and besides he didn't have too much imagination. - Raymond Queneau
SCEPTER, n. A king's staff of office, the sign and symbol of his authority. It was originally a mace with which the sovereign admonished his jester and vetoed ministerial measures by breaking the bones of their proponents. - Ambrose Bierce
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not. - Mark Twain
I hadn’t understood at the time. If sinners were so unhappy,why would they prefer their suffering? But now I knew why.Without my wounds, who was I? My scars were my face, my pastwas my life. - Janet Fitch
As I ponder my pilgrim’s progress to Orthodoxy, however, I realize that I didn’t make the trip alone, but in a two-seater. And I wasn’t the one driving. - Frederica Mathewes-Green
I learned that I' have to be detached if I was ever to achieve anything at all. - Iain Pears
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he was evil. - Edmund Carver
Always cherish your true friends who were there when no one else was. - Heather Wolf
Maria, it sounds like he was insane. Rational people don't intentionally addict people. I feel sorry for those poor people who were unsuspecting victims. - Dianne Harman Cornered Coyote
(Life) it was a little bit nearer than God, but no less powerful and terrible. Yes, it was something, perhaps, that one did not wish to understand because one feared it, something to which one paid tribute lest it should feel offended and seize one, body and soul. - Arthur Holitscher
Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it. - Vladimir Nabokov
No man was ever so much deceived by another as by himself.
If you had told me, though, when I was twenty-four that I would write about Skokie, Illinois, where I grew up, I would have said, ‘You’re out of your mind. Why would I have Skokie in a poem?’ But you become resigned. Your job is to write about the life you actually have. - Edward Hirsch
Never think you can convince God through prayer for a blessing. Praying for prosperity is a wrong weapon for war. If prayer could bring money, all intercessors would be billionaires. - Apostle T. Vutabwashe
I Don't Waste My Time Doing Crosswords, As My Life Is The Only Puzzle I Care To Resolve! - Latif Mercado
We made love outdoors—without a roof, I like most, without stove, my favorite place, assuming the weather be fair and balmy, and the earth beneath be clean. Our souls intertwined and dripping with dew, and our love for each other was seen. Our love for the world was new. - Roman Payne
Her hair was dyed, and her bloom was fading, and she must have been crowding forty, but she seemed to be one of those women who cling to the manners and graces of a pretty child of eight. - John Cheever
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
When I thought everything was impossible to achieve, my spirit defied my thoughts and did the impossible. My ego sees limitations, but my spirit sees opportunities. - Karen A. Baquiran
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
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. - George Washington
Was it hard?" I ask.Letting go?"Not as hard as holding on to something that wasn't real. - Lisa Schroeder
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
Probe deeply enough, under the slickest façade of confidence, and you tapped a vein of self-doubt or a hidden fear. Irrational fears and baseless doubts, many of them, but that was precisely why constant reassurance was necessary to the human animal. - Barbara Michaels
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher
She was born of space. And starlight. But she bled wrath. And vengeance.."[From Current Work In Progress] - Jenna Streety
Some part of me knew that I could play this part well, or better than well. But I was almost afraid to play it. The line between stage and life was so fragile here that I felt a risk of losing myself somehow. - J.B. Cheaney
I have become an orchidwashed in on the salt white beach.Memory,what can I make of it nowthat might please you-this life, already wastedand still strewn with miracles? - Mary Ruefle
I was amazed by the fact that I was not the only writer living, not the only young man "with a locomotive in his chest, and that's a fact," not the only youth with a million hungers and not one of them appeasable, not the only one who is lonely among multitudes, and does not know why. - Jack Kerouac
And you asked why people always expected you to smile in photographs. And I told you it was because they hoped that in the future, there would be something to smile about - pleasefindthis
I 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
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
Vanity might be a "sin" according to some lights, but he thought in measured doses it was one of life's allowable simple pleasures. It helped everyone get through their days. - G.M. Malliet
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
Age is a timeless beauty. At each mile in my life journey, I am a distinctive blend of what I've experienced and the unique talents I was given to share with others. - Jeanne McElvaney
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. Wasting time is merely an occupation then, and a most exhausting one. Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen. - Jerome K. Jerome
I was never hurt by loss as much as I was hurt by the people who tried to make me feel like a winner,they made it worse - Mhd.Ferzat Alchayah
I decided that if I was never going to sell anything as long as I lived, I might as well do what I want to do 'cause then at least I would've done what I wanted to do in life. What's that worth? - Janet Fitch
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. - Marilyn Monroe
I am not hurt, I am burning. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Human beings who leave behind them no great achievements, but only a series of small kindnesses, have not had wasted lives - Charlotte Gray
Still, the time I spent with her was more precious than anything. She helped me forget the undertone of loneliness in my life. She expanded the outer edges of my world, helped me draw a deep, soothing breath. Only Sumire could do that for me. - Haruki Murakami
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster. - Jonathan Swift
Miss Austen’s novels seem to me vulgar in tone, sterile in artistic invention, imprisoned in the wretched conventions of English society, without genius, wit, or knowledge of the world. Never was life so pinched and narrow. The one problem in the mind of the writer is marriageableness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
A little politeness might smooth the way ahead. Knowing it was his turn to be dispatched, the best he could hope for was as swift a death as the one Massetti had so thanklessly received. - Victoria Lamb
At times, it almost felt like I was destined to take the trip, like all the people I met had somehow been waiting for me - Nicolas Sparks The Choice
She wondered which was worse—living your whole life staring at yourself or waiting your whole life for someone to stare back at you. - Angela Lam (Turpin)
Whoever said that a straighten hand was more dramatic than a healed heart? - Ted Dekker
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - - RVM
One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, ‘Don’t get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did. - Chris Ware
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A mind set in its ways is wasted. Don't do it. - Eric Schmidt
If fretting was an Olympic sport, I’d own the gold medal - Lori Hatcher
This time the fluttery feeling in my stomach was more intense. It made the inside of my thighs tingle and my breathing deepen. - P.C. Cast
My 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
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
You must live everyday of your life or you have wasted that many days of your life ... - Adel Abouhana
Everyone in the life before was cranky, I think, because they just wanted to know.--After I Was Thrown in the River and Before I Drowned - Dave Eggers
The emergence of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity is where Autism was back in the 1970's and very few children had the condition. Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity must not be allowed to explode into the new epidemic that Autism has become. - Steven Magee
She was another gift, surely, to us all. She was a happiness that made me cry. - Wendell Berry
Dying Speech of an Old PhilosopherI strove with none, for none was worth my strife.Nature I loved, and, next to Nature, Art:I warm'd both hands before the fire of life;It sinks; and I am ready to depart. - Walter Savage Landor
The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Robert D. Putnam
Maybe the problem is that I was never taught to enjoy failure as an opportunity. - Michael Treanor
A Spaniard and a Pole worked in the barbershop where we got our hair cut. An Italian shined our shoes. A Croat washed our car. This was America. - Ilya Ilf
The moral of the story was that if you can talk, it's better not to tell the truth. - Louis de Bernières
Over time, I realized I wasn't necessarily seeing people or things at their best or worst; instead, I was simply seeing things as they were.There didn't seem to be a moral high road to take in most situations, and "What's the right thing to do?" wasn't an easy question. - Dee Williams
She already loved me too much to see me as I was. - André Gide
The moment her hymen was plucked from her body in the wilderness, Her soul was taken from sanity. - Roman Payne
Can we go back to using Facebook for what it was originally for - looking up exes to see how fat they got? - Bill Maher
We was robbed!
When I couldn't speak I was not drawn into silence, silence captured me. - Thomas Harris
She had a voice so husky it could have pulled a dogsled, and the gun she was holding gave me a bad case of barrel envy. - Patrick Major Dallas OR
Death is only a tragedy when life's purpose was left unfulfilled. - Orrin Woodward
Was I a dreamer, looking for an elusive happiness that real life could never deliver? Or were we meant to know the rapture of being alive, even at the cost of breaking the rules? - Elizabeth Lesser
It was as if life could be shown but never explained, and words - all the words that did not say things directly - were for him the most truthful. - Richard Flanagan
Unfurl your muscles. Slip off your skin. Drop your guts in a heap on the floor.I felt my airway constrict. Damn, this was profound. I continued. Nuzzle inside the hollow of my bones. Let our breaths mingle as one. Turn liquid for me. Only for me. Bury your essence inside of my soul. - Christina Lee
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 real fact, what has happened before you fell asleep. - Pēteris Bitāns
I kept waiting for the part where I’d finally know who I was some flashing, neon moment of relief, but it never came. - Jennifer Elisabeth
True spirituality respects the vessel of creation we call human and intuits that because this vessel was created by God, it could only ever be perfect—even if it does need some fine-tuning from time to time. - Tehya Sky
Live your life, not wasting it on minor things of life, but rather investing it in the best possible ways - Sunday Adelaja
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 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
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
When it came to her, I became an indomitable warrior. My muscles became her shield and my lungs aided her breath. She would not fall with me by her side, for I was the wings that sprouted from her back. No one would cross her without first having to survive my wrath. - Hubert Martin
No fairy tale, this. This was by no stretch of the imagination a polished fantasy. This was a searing, living force, rough around the edges, unfamiliar and bittersweet.And precious. - V.S. Carnes
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
If love was a crime, God would encourage us all to go to prison. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Not everything made you stronger. It was possible to survive, yet still be crippled for your trouble. Sometimes it was okay to run away, to skip the test, to chicken out. Or at least to get some help. - Scott Westerfeld
I saw that all things I feared, and which feared me, had nothing good or bad in them save insofar as the mind was affected by them. - Baruch Spinoza
What amazes me is that most days feel useless. I don't seem to accomplish anything-just a few pages, most of which don't seem very good. Yet, when I put all those wasted days together, I somehow end up with a book of which I'm very proud. - Louis Sachar
A best friend is someone that will stand in your storm and tell you the lightening is beautiful just to make you realize that your heart was worth getting soaked. - Shannon L. Alder
Some type of men I call a waste of make up. - Ilana Mack
He wanted to take his love back from her so badly. The old techniques didn’t work anymore. In fact, they’d never worked. How do you stop loving someone? It was one of the world’s more brutal mysteries. The more you tried, the less it worked. - Ann Brashares
Accept what it, forget what was. - Sue Fitzmaurice
When we first met, I didn't want to get involved with anyone. I didn't have the time or energy, and I wasn't sure that I was ready for it. But you were so good to me, and I got swept up in that. And little by little, I found myself falling in love with you. - Nicholas Sparks
Jesus was not the man he was as a result of making Jesus Christ his personal savior. - Alan W. Watts
Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Life is delicious. Waste not one bite! - A.D. Posey
Not a drop in her eye because the pain in her heart was too much to cry! - Sima Mittal
Language, she said, was just our way to explain away the wonder and glory of the world. To deconstruct. To dismiss. She said people can't deal with how beautiful the world really is. How it can't be explained and understood. - Chuck Palahniuk
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
•• Arrogance and pride were the reasons Shaytaan was expelled from paradise. Do not let it be the reason you don't enter paradise.!! - Mana'hil
Matt was almost completely naked. A tattered loincloth and an ugly chain with a yellow diamond were his only apparel. - Priya Ardis
I felt vaguely outraged that such a bad person had such a good car. Because the car was the culmination of a thousand-odd years of scientific advancement. But the guy was a dick. I wondered when that had happened; that we had started making better machines than people. - Max Barry
Hitler: Thank you, whoever you are. I think you just saved my life.The Doctor: Believe me... It was an accident. - Steven Moffat
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
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
The thought cross his mind that he ought to have married her and not gone rambling. If he had, he wouldn't be in such a fix. But he felt little fear; just an overpowering fatigue. Life had slipped out of line. It was unfair, it was too bad, but he couldn't find the energy to fight it any longer. - Larry McMurtry
She was lost in her longing to understand. - Gabriel García Márquez
Music is the language of the universe. Music was there even before the concept of life. Music is one of the most powerful catalysts of evolution. - Debasish Mridha
Hello, Max," he said quietly, searching my face. "How do you feel?"Which was a ten on the "imbecilic question" scale of one to ten. Why, I feel fine, Jeb," I said brightly. "How about you?"Any nausea? Headache?" Yep. And it's standing here talking to me. - James Patterson
Slartibartfast's study was a total mess, like the results of an explosion in a public library. - Douglas Adams
my throat is starting to choke because i can still smell his scent that is lingering on my pillow from the last time he was here, with every breath i take. - Pia Carlotta Schwade
To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it. - Aristotle
Who breathes must suffer, and who thinks must mourn; And he alone is bless'd who ne'er was born. - Matthew Prior
Just being a Christian doesn't mean you're better than anyone. Ever notice how Jesus was a servant instead of a master? - Jacob Bowen
And there above all of these shops hung a blood soaked sign: a red hand, the hand of a child that was neither male nor female and yet roused feelings of the most dejected and criminal love - Georges Limbour
For we know that our old self was crucified with him so the the body of sin might be brought to nothing, that we should no longer be enslaved to sin. - Romans 6:6
Taj Mahal was built as a team; without a team, it was a far dream. - Vinita Kinra
The garden was full of sorrowSongbirds and unusual winds whistled a rhymeClouds caused to appear and cast down darknessFor this was the first day the sun didn't shine - John E. Wordslinger
Don't waste too much time trying' to be a better man, ' cause you ain't never gonna be one without a good woman. - Mark Roberts
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
Was there little time between the invention of language and the coming of true and false? - Mason Cooley
An ancient sage held that in different ages, humans held the senses in different ratios, according to the media by which they communicated and expressed themselves. Hence before writing, the ear was the royal sense. After writing, the eye. - Karl Schroeder
ConnubialBecause with alarming accuracy she’d been identifying patterns I was unaware of—this tic, that tendency, like the way I've mastered the language of intimacy in order to conceal how I felt— I knew I was in danger of being terribly understood. - Stephen Dunn
Li, a willowy manboy with a shock of black hair atop a mouthful of bad teeth was the brother-in-law he had introduced to industrial espionage several years back. Rong often regretted that. - Michael Benzehabe
I was born with an adult head and a tiny body. Like a 'Peanuts' character. - Jon Stewart
I liked making people laugh, and I decided I was an atheist early on. My Dad was all right with that. We argued about it all the time, but it was good-natured. He was the most open-minded human being I've ever known. - Dave Barry
Ukienda katika kituo cha watoto yatima halafu watoto wakakulilia shida zao na ukaondoka bila kuwasaidia chochote, hutalala vizuri usiku. - Enock Maregesi
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. - George Washington
I saw [Linus Pauling] as a brilliant lecturer and a man with a fantastic memory, and a great, great showman. I think he was the century’s greatest chemist. No doubt about it. - Max F. Perutz
The era of revolution by military means produced a greater degree of desperation and frustration. This was brought to an end by the people. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore. - Dorothy Bryant
I dreamt that I was old. And you you were beside me.Forever young in your hand, a cup of stars. - Joanne Harris
The silences weren’t awkward. For me at least. Because I was there in the moment with him. - Dominic Riccitello
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. - Robert Frost
Seeking enlightenment is a waste of your time. ..In reality there is no seeker, no search, and no words. - Bert McCoy
All that grieved me - that I was half one thing and half another and nothing wholly - was the sorrow of my childhood, but the strength and use of my life after I grew up. - Ursula K. Le Guin
He had made a fairly unambiguous pass at her, as she was getting out of the cab. But event that had come to nothing. Sheba said that she had sensed something resentful about him, as if he begrudged her for having the power to attract him. - Zoë Heller
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. - Stephen Crane
Feeling grateful to breathe a new day. Gratitude is a way to submit to the flow of life. - Vishwas Chavan
There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.
The MistakeHe left his pants upon a chair:She was a widow, so she said:But he was apprehended, bare,By one who rose up from the dead. - Theodore Roethke
No sooner was the wound given than the remedy was provided and revealed. - Matthew Henry
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
The adults said the only good food was the bacon, but the kids knew better. They had never had a more fun breakfast in their lives. Although they had to agree the bacon was very good. Then again, it was bacon. It was always good. - Ella Minster
Every single dayI find it hard to sayI could be yours aloneYou will see somedayThat all along the wayI was yours to hold. - Skillet
A half-dead thing in a stark, dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold;While high overhead, green, yellow and red, the North Lights swept in bars?-Then you've a hunch was the music meant...hunger and night and the stars. - Robert W. Service
The major concrete achievement of the women's movement of the 1970's was the Dutch treat. - Nora Ephron
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
It's not a sign of creativity to have sixty-five ideas for one problem. It's just a waste of energy. - Jan Kaplicky
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to speak for the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
Christmas, as a practicing Catholic child, was seen as a reward for lots and lots and lots of church. - Jenny Colgan
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
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
Jam on a winter took away the blue devils. It was like tasting summer. - Sandra Dallas
She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum. - Jonathan Safran Foer
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer. - Henry David Thoreau
The beautiful illusion of fiction is that everything makes sense and that there was a purpose, that there was a point to it all. And that's the best possible lie because it may even be true. - Neil Gaiman
Was man wünscht, das glaubt auch jeder. - Demosthenes
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
As she laughed I was aware of becoming involved in her laughter and being part of it, until her teeth were only accidental stars with a talent for squad-drill. - T.S. Eliot
Where were you then?Who else was there?Saying what?Why will the whole of love come on me suddenly when I am sad and feel you are far away? - Pablo Neruda
My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning. - Huey P. Newton
[The Yellow Wallpaper] was not intended to drive people crazy, but to save people from being driven crazy, and it worked. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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
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
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
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
The world changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure. - J. R. R. Tolkien
You want a friend in this city? [Washington, DC.] Get a dog! - Harry Truman
He could feel her laughter against his chest, and at that moment he thought that there was no better feeling than making Emma Morley laugh. - David Nicholls
If I were in his(Prophet Muhammad) presence, I would wash his feet. - Hercules
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
You see it everywhere and everyone seems to be doing it but you. You could have had it as well, and you know it, and that’s what bothers you. Your worst enemy is yourself, and sadly, you know that what you did wasn't worth what you lost. - Donna Lynn Hope
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers
He was her reason for existence,She was his ultimate risk. - Anjum Choudhary
It was a momentary laughter, in which our souls united. But I think there comes a point in love, a unique moment which later on the soul seeks in vain to surpass, and that the effort to revive such happiness depletes it; that nothing thwarts happiness so much as the memory of happiness. - André Gide
Never judge a work of art by its defects - Washington Allston
If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone. - Epictetus
And, suddenly, as if her head cleared, she was quite sure that wonderful things did indeed exist. Even if they're only in my own mind, she thought, they're there and worth fighting for. - Diana Wynne Jones
The others in the dorm thought I wanted to be a writer, because I was always alone with a book, but I had no such ambition. , Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
And if you couldn't be loved, the next best thing was to be let alone. - L.M. Montgomery
There's not one good thought in that place. There's nothing but waste and want. I can feel his selfish cravings and an abyss of secrets I hope to never know. - Steve V. Cypert
But he couldn’t risk taking the helmet off. It was the only thing saving him from the firing squad. He was no longer able to keep his thoughts silent. No longer able to squash his misgivings about what he had done. - TC Avey
I was ecstatic when they re-named "French fries" as "freedom fries." Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots. - Johnny Depp
Let us have no guiltLeft to wasteFor dreaming still. - Scott Hastie
You can let go of all that stuff you thought was real when you know it's just a game. What a relief, what a state of grace that brings. - Jay Woodman
My heart leaps up when I beholdA rainbow in the sky:So was it when my life began;So is it now I am a man; - William Wordsworth
Insect life was so loud that when you parked the car and got out it sounded as if you had suddenly tuned into a radio frequency from another planet. - David Samuels
some of the best music was composed by Beethovan,but he was deaf,some of the best poetry of nature was written by Milton,but he was deaf.possible is always inside the impossible... - Shibin Mohammed
It was easier to come to maturity when there were more well-defined philosophical options. - David Brooks
Her gaze traveled across the western sky that was dotted with clouds and was held by the wintry looking sun, so pure, so lovely, and so impossible to touch. Sheila felt that that was how her love was - Out of reach, unquestionably warm, and as certain as the celestial ball. - Shampa Sharma
i was going to kick my ass if i hurt her in a dream - Kelly Elliott
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. - Ronald Reagan
Describing Robert Bunsen:As an investigator he was great, as a teacher he was greater, as a man and friend he was greatest. - Henry Enfield Roscoe
I worked with him in a way where there was no need to align. We felt and the feeling was simple but complex. It was the intensity in our grasp and when it was done, it was done. - Dominic Riccitello
Everyone is guilty at one time or another of throwing out questions that beg to be ignored, but mothers seem to have a market on the supply. "Do you want a spanking or do you want to go to bed?" Don't you want to save some of the pizza for your brother?" Wasn't there any change? - Erma Bombeck
I 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
A chinese philosopher once had a dream that he was a butterfly. From that day on, he was never quite certain that he was not a butterfly, dreaming that he was a man. - Unknown
[The pamphlet] was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners. - Terry Pratchett
Growing up, I knew where the world ended. I could see it, at the horizon, where the sky touched the corn. My life was bounded and known. I *knew* the edges of the world. And then I went to college. - J. Michael Adams
In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superceded. - Frank Pakenham
Through the practice of meditation, of calming and focusing our mind, as well as developing greater clarity and a sense of awareness, we train ourselves to recognize the wealth that was already there - the very wealth others fail to recognize. - Stephen Richards
The classes that wash most are those that work least.
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
He wasn’t a good person, but I painted him to be and since I painted it, I believed it. - Dominic Riccitello
I have some bad news. Bjork cannot be here tonight. She was trying on her Oscar dress and Dick Cheney shot her. - Jon Stewart
If you are reading this then you have wasted another day of your life day dreaming, rather than planning the life God intended you to live. - Shannon L. Alder
Sometimes she wondered if the shape of his eyes affected how he saw things. That was probably the most racist question of all time. - Rainbow Rowell
Unhappiness where's when I was young, And we didn't give a damn, 'Cause we were raised, To see life as fun and take it if we can. - Dolores O'Riordan
An atheist's response to a creationist asking 'what if' there was a God,That would be quite an unsettling thought. - Anonymous
Don't let a corrupt Media and Criminal Government continue to Brainwash You. THINK FOR YOURSELVES JAMAICANS WHILE YOU STILL CAN! - Alecia Thompson
It is impossible to live in the past, difficult to live in the present and a waste to live in the future. - Frank Herbert
If I wanted to go crazy I would do it in Washington because it would not be noticed. - Irwin S. Cobb
Being with Demetri wasn’t the absence of pain, it was the added presence of peace, making it easier and easier for that little part of my heart to heal again.--From Pull: A Seaside Novel - Rachel Van Dyken
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
Maybe I did hurt him, but I don’t think I could have hurt him much. He was one of the best-protected human beings who ever lives. People couldn’t get at him because he just wasn’t interested in people. - Kurt Vonnegut
Beauty is wasted on the self-absorbed. - Lorii Myers
Anyone who is considered funny will tell you, sometimes without even your asking, that deep inside they are very serious, neurotic, introspective people. - Wendy Wasserstein
For some reason I was reluctant to ask anybody what had happened. I hate being the person who always doesn't know what's going on and has to ask somebody; it always seems like everybody else knows what's going on. This is a clear low-status marker, and I resisted it. - David Foster Wallace
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
She is a rare soul, she has this infectious energy that makes you want to run next to her, she belonged to no one but herself & to anyone that was yet understand themselves, found the missing pieces in her presence. - Nikki Rowe
Anything that was created today were once an unknown insecurity far beyond the next chapter of your life! - Vishwanath S J
She could not bear to look at him just now. If she did, she might well slap him again. Or cry. Or kiss him. And never know which was right and which was wrong and which was madness. - George R.R. Martin
They scooped out our insides, Saul. We're not responsible for that. We're not responsible for what happened to us. None of us are. Fred said. But our healing--that's up to us. That's what saved me. Knowing it was my game. - Richard Wagamese
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
This time I felt my own face redden. Talking with this woman was like sitting still for a series of slaps, delivered arhythmically so you couldn't know when the next one was coming. - Elizabeth Kostova
I was its skin, its movement, its shape, its god, its creator, its destroyer. And you thought Dexter was bad. The Bridgeman arrives soon. - Catherine Astolfo
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. - Lucille Ball
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
I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
A sense of his own identity came upon him with sudden force, and he felt the power of it. He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. - Leo Tolstoy
And it did me no good to recall particular conversations (if indeed these were particular conversations I was remembering so vividly, rather than inventions of my uneasy brain). Remembering clarified nothing. - Emma Donoghue
I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof. - Rodney Dangerfield
Plimpton was a presence. He looked for ways in which he could make himself ridiculous. That made him a great storyteller. - Stefan Fatsis
How much joy have I missed in life because I was too afraid to enjoy? - Debasish Mridha
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
You put a new heart in Emma a long time ago, it just wasn’t the kind you were thinking of. He laughed to himself. Hope is an amazing thing. I saw it in Emma, saw it with my own eyes. - Charles Martin
But that was the thing about courage. Sometimes you had to fake it to feel it. - Lisa Tawn Bergren
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
God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. - Bede Griffiths
I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet. - Rodney Dangerfield
Okay, so he wasn't dreaming anymore, but did this fall into same song second verse? He would just have to play this out and see what happened. - Kindle Alexander
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
1. Do consumers recognize that they have the problem you are trying to solve?2. If there was a solution, would they buy it?3. Would they buy it from us?4. Can we build a solution for that problem? - Ries Eric
As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist. - John Green
Night was spreading slowly around the spinning Earth. It should have been full of pinpricks of light. It was not. There were five billion people down there. What was going to happen soon would make barbarism look like a picnic - hot, nasty, and eventually given over to the ants. - Neil Gaiman
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
I thought calming thoughts and visualized serene places. Eventually, i found myself drifting along the frenetic edges of my mind. The Sandman was nowhere to be found, as i slipped further away from sleep. - Jaeda DeWalt
The quail was tender, the potatoes smothered in butter, and the beans roasted in garlic. - Brian McClellan
From key signature to coda, from downbeat to the sound of life's final fermata, our pasts set the tone for all that was, that is, and that ever would be. - Jamie A. Hughes
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
We are racing down Main Street. Arthur is right on the tail of a blck sedan with tinted windows that won't pull over. He slams the horn."Arthur," I say.The car doesn't yield."Arthur," I say.He hits the horn again, still close on the car's bummper."Arthur, our turn was back there. - Peter Canning
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
It was vision that dulled trust. It was vision that uplifted trust. Let them see how. - Ray McFarland
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
There was a war between them, between love and the right thing to do, and it kept assaulting them, kept keeping them apart. - Keira D. Skye
It is sweet to think I was a companion in an expedition that never ends - Czesław Miłosz
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
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
I was simply furnishing a home. I love music ... and I don't think a $130,000 indoor-outdoor stereo system is extravagant.
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves? - Walt Whitman
Traveling there was really boring so I headed for the ditch. It was a rough ride but I met more interesting people there. - Neil Young
The captain was a good chess player, and the games were always interesting. Yossarian had stopped playing chess with him because the games were so interesting they were foolish. - Joseph Heller
To me, chocolate was the sole reason we on this earth. - Esi Edugyan
Why would you waste a second of your life, when that's one less second you get to live? - Anna Jean Ouellette
Its too hard to make a Lion Angry... He really doesn't care what others do around him... but if you do hurt His PRIDE... He wont let you live another Day - Indrani Biswas
Was I asleep? Had I slept? - Samuel Beckett
said that Michael Jackson's memorial service was a variety show with a coffin, that MJ transformed himself through surgery and perhaps female hormones from a brown-skinned African American male to a chalk-faced androgynous ghoul with no clear sexual identity. - Chris Hedges
All she wanted was a family, all he wanted was fame; as their relationship famished. - Anthony Liccione
The world was healing itself. - Anthony Horowitz
When you reach the thing you were desiring, if it doesn't satisfy you, it was not what you were desiring. - C. S. Lewis
Freud thought that a psychosis was a waking dream, and that poets were daydreamers too, but I wonder if the reverse is not as often true, and that madness is a fiction lived in like a rented house - William H. Gass
One honest John Tompkins, a hedger & ditcher, Although he was poor, did not want to be richer;For all such vain wishes in him were preventedBy a fortunate habit of being contented. - Jane Taylor
Challenges aren't always fun. But guess what, I WAS FUCKING BORN READY!!! LET'S GO!!! - Mekiah Johnson
Grief is beautiful?' She thought it was the most dreadful feeling possible. At best she viewed the world through a haze, and at worst everything looked black.'It means you've loved another with all your heart,' Luka said. 'What's the use of being alive if you've never loved like that, not even once? - Belinda Alexandra
That was the trouble with formulating a system: what could you do but repeat it? - Peter Washington
Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one. - Dr. Seuss
I was born at the age of 12 on a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot. - Judy Garland
Long time ago I had this thing called hope, but like I said it was long ago - JJM
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
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
His accelerated path to yogihood hit a dead end when his kundalini exploded in a crowded department store. No one else was injured, but Swami caught an inflection which left him with a permanent East Indian accent. - Swami Beyondananda
I wanted to stand on the kind of holy ground that wasn't curated by church professionals, where a burning bush could blaze forth in defiance of safety regulations and outside of regular office hours. - Sara Miles
I was thought to be 'stuck up.' I wasn't. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure. - Bette Davis
I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. - Henry David Thoreau
His love was a poison: soft and loveable, hideous yet touchable. - Dominic Riccitello
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
Whatever is produced in haste goes hastily to waste. - Saadi سعدی
Time is the sole resource you gain if spent and waste if not - VIRGIL PROFEANU
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy. - Jonathan Swift
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 wish there was a word more than ‘love’ itself to convey what I feel for you. - Faraaz Kazi
It was only love,It only drove me to my knees.Rendering me hopelessLike an incurable disease. - C.B. Roberts
There was never anything by the wit of man so well devised, or so sure established, which in continuance of time hath not been corrupted. - Book of Common Prayer
I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises. - Buzz Aldrin
There's very little authentic study of the humanities remaining. My research assistant came to me two years ago saying she'd been in a seminar in which the teacher spent two hours saying that Walt Whitman was a racist. This isn't even good nonsense. It's insufferable. - Harold Bloom
The injured captain, lying in the bow, was at this time buried in that profound dejection and indifference which comes, temporarily at least, toeven the bravest and most enduring when, willy nilly, the firm fails, the army loses, the ship goes down. - Stephen Crane
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
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington
The life that I have lived was no more than a mask covering the real me. What has happened was not to kill me but to reveal me. - E'yen A. Gardner
You should focus on those things that will lead you to succeed instead of wasting your time on trivial issues. - Godwin Elendu Ph.D
Professor Morgan had called [Dooley] 'a lad of few words.' That wasn't true. There were words spilling around in him all the time. Too many words. His problem was organizing them. - Jan Karon
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
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say 'I don't know'. - W. Somerset Maugham
No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself. - Thomas Mann
I was starting to fall for him, He didn't say it but the wayHe looked at me, Told me he felt the same. - Nikki Rowe
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
To have my life accepted as just another ordinary life, to have it viewed as common and regular, was a singular moment. - Katherine A. Briccetti
How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape. - Christopher Hitchens
For Jesus, it was about the Father and us. It was not about Him. Could we say the same about ourselves? From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
She referred to "home," but it wasn't a place she referred to; it was Jamie, and Louie, and her sister, and even her brother, and the rest of the Europa show people. I guessed maybe that was the key--to figure out who your home was and find a way to keep them with you. - J. J. Howard
I was just walking around saying We’re all gonna die! I never got over it. I went to class, I did what I had to do, but I was a gibbering idiot. It never went away. I never again felt the same way about life and death. - Anne Rice
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
How sad it was to realize that sometimes you never got there. That sometimes you lived a whole life skittering across the surface as the years passed, unblessed. - Emma Cline
He was a burning and a shining light. - Bible
Please DO waste art materials. Use paper. Empty paint jars. Deplete pens. if it's teaching you stuff, it's not being wasted. - Danny Gregory
Those eerie diamond eyes shifted over to her and she stilled, as if he's willed her to do so.There was a moment of silence. And then in a rough voice the man whose life she saved spoke four words that changed everything...changed her life, changed her destiny: "She. Comes. With. Me. - J.R. Ward
I know that the problem isn't the dream per se. It was the way I felt afterward, once awake. - Emily Giffin
Havana, Cuba, in which city yellow fever had not failed to make its yearly appearance during the past one hundred and forty years... Havana was freed from yellow fever within ninety days. Dr. , 1902 - Walter Reed
And I realized, that the reason why good things were not happening to me as often as wanted them to, was because I in fact was a good thing that needed to happen. I needed to happen to me, to other people and to the world. And so I happened. - C. JoyBell C.
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.
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
...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
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
One of the reasons for the failure of feminism to dislodge deeply held perceptions of male and female behavior was its insistence that women were victims, and men powerful patriarchs, which made a travesty of ordinary people's experience of the mutual interdependence of men and women. - Rosalind Coward
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
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date. - Ann Richards
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
In America, I appear more simple that I am, because I was completely out of my element. It was my misfortune, not my fault, that I was born in a country which was not congenial to my desires. -1815, in a letter to her father William Patterson - Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
One of the strengths of the belief in Antinous was its appeal to the most sensitive and inward of mystical natures as well as to the exuberant, joyous and ecstatic sides of human experience. - Royston Lambert
We didn't have to talk, and it wasn't awkward. We were just two lonely, out of place people sharing a holiday with junk food from the vending machine and a Claymation classic on the television." oh and later "I guess its a good thing we found each other then. - J.M. Richards Tall Dark Streak of Lightning
every loss, every mistake, was seared into her soul, creating a different kind of tattoo, one made from rage and abandonment, heart break and tears - Kami Garcia
Two birds went for dating. The male bird was killed and the female bird is being murdered. - Santosh Kalwar
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
I’m not a lot of trouble, she said.His gaze slid to her mouth. You sure about that?Completely. And then she flashed him an indeed trouble-filled smile.And that’s when he knew. He was the one in trouble. Deep trouble. - Jill Shalvis
I was born modest. Not all over, but in spots. - Mark Twain
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
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
Muhammad adhered meticulously to the charter he forged for Medina, which - grounded as it was in the Quranic injunction, "Let there be no compulsion in religion" (2:256) - is arguably the first mandate for religious tolerance in human history. - Huston Smith
I thought the invention of mobile phone was to save our time & money, be we are doing exactly the opposite. - Srinivas Shenoy
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. - Groucho Marx
She isn't like any of the girls I ever knew, or any of the girls I was myself. - L.M. Montgomery
Bernice was fascinated by Trinket because she wore her sexuality as openly as a fragrant perfume. She was also amazed by the fact that Trinket found life so easy and satisfying. - K. Ford K.
Do not waste your life hating. Let your life glow in love. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
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
I past another telkhine, who was so startled he dropped his Lil' Demons lunch box. I left him alive - partly because he had a cool lunch box... - Rick Riordan
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
Anyone who objects to any government whatsoever as a form of socialism ought not to pull that socialist lever in their home, the one that makes their waste disappear in a whirlpool into the socialized sewage treatment plant. - John Médaille
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
By reading quotes i realized that some of them containing simple words, but this simple words could change our lives.how if we read the holy Quran That has the best words , it will change our lives and Our death .Thank God that I was born Muslim - Abood Dweik
Bush spoke of another principle, that a just war must "support a just cause." In the Persian Gulf, he said, "our cause could not be more noble." What nation has ever said its war was not noble? - Colman McCarthy
the stars began to burnthrough the sheets of clouds,and there was a new voicewhich you slowlyrecognized as your own - Mary Oliver
We love because we can lose. If there was no threat of separation, no death to shake us to our core, we probably wouldn't love much at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
"My life is a simple thing that would interest no one. It is a known fact that I was born and that is all that is necessary. - Albert Einstein
The power to bring me out of solitude - or to push me back into it - had never belonged to another person. It was mine and only mine. - Martha Beck
People want one book to read about the topic and to learn everything, unfortunately I was the same guy, the same person. Who wanted the same, but most stuff and for the most clever and intelligent people is mystery. - Deyth Banger
Any time gone by was better. - Jorge Manrique
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
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
Don’t waste your time dying over the past, spend it living in the present. - Saim Cheeda
From the tattered edges of an exhausted mind, inspiration blooms... mental filters disintegrate and walls crumble, as the ocean of creativity washes over everything. - Jaeda DeWalt
When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day. - Jean Fritz
Christianity neither is, nor ever was a part of the common law. - Thomas Jefferson
You are not a ghost.' I was sure of that. Wherever the dreams came from, they were not really her.'Of course I am.' Amy shook her head. 'That is all memories are. Ghosts and demons kicking around upstairs. - Kathleen Peacock
You will never know everything. Knowledge unfolds as we move forward. Sitting back and waiting to know everything before we do anything is a waste of life.~ I Am Another You - Priya Kumar
He was sceptical about the value of almost all work, save for the pleasure it gives the worker,' reported Virginia Woolf. 'He works only because he likes it. - Richard Davenport-Hines
I was born scientist but my school turned me into just student - Vijay Dhameliya
The longer a life, the challenge is not the distance between destinations, but the difficulty of travelling light. My soul’s a portmanteau packed full, one half filled with what was, the other with what is, what should be. - Jamie A. Hughes
I have 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
I still believe in liberalism today as much as I ever did, but, oh, there was a happy time when I believed in liberals... - G. K. Chesterton
Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven. - Washington Irving
That day we held our hands and each other was indeed a beautiful dream. But, we all wake up in the end. - Luke Blaise Pereira
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
The clock in the church tower said 4.32, as it had done for three hundred years. It was right once a day and that was better than no clock at all. - Spike Milligan
Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement. - Charles M. Schulz
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
Radio was theater of the mind. - Ronald Reagan
That was the thing to remember about all monsters, They love to frightenpeople, but the minute you stare them down, they turn tail and run. - Jeannette Walls
Beauty and youth. What a dazzling combination. To bewilder and to sparkle. Days filled with sunshine. And men worshiping at her feet. Love was a game she played with wantonness and mischief.-Fabulous - Jofelyn Martinez Khapra
The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any. - Russell Baker
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 three Secrets of Fatima were closely held by the Vatican for decades, until the text of the third and last secret was finally released in 2000. - Peter J. Tanous
No man was ever yet a great poet, without at the same time being a profound philosopher. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Nurse Duckett found Yossarian wonderful and was already trying to change him. - Joseph Heller
The bright sun was extinguish'd, and the starsDid wander darkling in the eternal space. - George Gordon Byron
When I was young I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in a sock.So I stopped wearing socks. - Albert Einstein
We pay a tax to succeed at anything worthwhile. That tax is called dedication, and here's the most wonderful part. Once you pay it, once you truly dedicate yourself to something important, you'll find the price was worth it. - Steve Goodier
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living. - Booker T. Washington
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
It was very sad under the trees. Although spring was well advanced, in the deep shade there was nothing but death-rotten leaves, gray and white fungi, and over everything a funeral hush. - Nathanael West
Remember that it is nothing to do your duty, that is demanded of you and is no more meritorious than to wash your hands when they are dirty; the only thing that counts is the love of duty; when love and duty are one, then grace is in you and you will enjoy a happiness which passes all understanding. - W. Somerset Maugham
Today is a gift from God. Don't waste it! - Ruth Kyser
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
In late 1949, at two and a half years old, I arrived in Jamaica for the first time. I had crossed the Atlantic by air from England. My Jamaican father was studying in London, my European mother was sick, and so in true Jamaican style I was sent home to my grandparents. - Rachel Manley
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
We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon. - Jimmy Carter
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it
I was a black center in the middle of all the nature. I was nothing, but I could do anything. - James Franco
...all his thoughts were of how lucky he was to inhabit such a beautiful earth, how lucky he had been to solve his problems with music, and how pleasant it was to look forward to another night of sleep and another day tomorrow, and the fresh morning, and the light that returns with the day. - E.B. White
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
Shane looked…pale. Pale and shaken and—how predictable was this?—pissed. - Rachel Caine
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
He walked away. It was a shame really, but what could I do? He was the law; I broke the law, two things one should never combine.From WIP The Trinity Saints - Leslie Dawn Nash
In a world full of polished and perfected final drafts, she was the raw and honest scribbled story. - Kavya Janani.U
He fell in love with her house and land,He fell in love with her pension plan,He worked his way to her lonely heart,He was quite wily from the very start. - Charmaine J. Forde
She was a gypsy, as soon as you unravelled the many layers to her wild spirit she was on her next quest to discover her magic. She was relentless like that, the woman didn't need no body but an open road, a pen and a couple of sunsets. - Nikki Rowe
Emptying the ashtrays was very expressive of myself. I just lump everything in a great heap which I have labeled ‘the past,’ and having thus emptied this deep reservoir that was once myself, I am ready to continue. - Zelda Fitzgerald
Dostoevsky was made by being sent to Siberia. Writers are forged in injustice as a sword is forged. - Ernest Hemingway
The very thought of such people’s intolerant worldview, their inflated sense of self superiority, and their callous imposition of their own beliefs on others was enough to fill her with rage. - Haruki Murakami
We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear-brought experience. - George Washington
Sei: The Kudzu snacks were so good I had two and a half bowls but seeing you eat 16 and a half bowls was disgusting. I sriously considered killing you.Okita: You're horrible! Besides then I'd bleed Kudzu snacks!Sei: NOO! STOP!!! I CAN SEE IT!! I'LL HAVE NIGHTMARES!! - Taeko Watanabe
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
...a redoubtable alchemy was at work behind impenetrable veils as the forest prepared it's nocturnal mysteries. - Julien Gracq
How did someone help someone whose world was breaking apart? - Kristine E. Brickey
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
My mom, God love her, she was one of those Bible people. She thought it was wrong to bother anybody, regardless of race, color or religion. It just wasn't a Christian thing to look down on anybody, and that's what she taught us. - Levon Helm
If by the last quarter of the twentiesth century godliness wasn't next to something a little more interesting than cleanliness, it might be time to reevaluate our notions of godliness. - Tom Robbins
I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Sigmund Freud
I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. - Edgar Allan Poe
I knew her before she was a virgin. - Oscar Levant
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light. - Leonardo da Vinci
Did you feel it? Did you feel the darkness in their souls and their countless evil deeds? Their fate was to die in my grasp, beneath the sting of my bite. - Demetri Bithanos from the Dragon Queen Series
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
My name is , and I'm an Arkansas Razorback. My father is a Jew from Little Rock, Ark., my mother was a Christian from Harrison, Ark., and somehow I'm an atheist now living in L.A. I am a Razorback living in the Razorback diaspora. - Matt Besser
Maybe is wasn't love so much as a fear of losing everything I'd accomplished. I was afraid to let go. - Dee Williams
When we try to slow things down, it tries to run ahead of us. When we try to fast forward it, it holds us back. Einstein was probably right about it, time IS elastic. One pull at it and it will snap back onto you. - Saptarshi Majumder
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 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 head a bitterness that hadn't been there before. Something was changing inside him. He'd had enough of following the rules. - Alice Hoffman
When you meet a dark angel don't you ever for one minute believe they are bad because they have faced the worst demons and lived to guide you through yours. It really isn't an easy job they have been asked to do, but then neither was standing on the front line during the war in heaven. - Shannon L. Alder
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there. - Indira Gandhi
GORGON, n. The Gorgon was a maiden bold Who turned to stone the Greeks of old That looked upon her awful brow. We dig them out of ruins now, And swear that workmanship so bad Proves all the ancient sculptors mad. - Ambrose Bierce
His life was gentle; and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN! - William Shakespeare
His idea was simply what a man's idea always is--to put every effort off on the woman. - Henry James
Cleanliness beings with purity of your own mind, thoughts and heart. - Vishwas Chavan
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
Her hair was long , her foot was light and her eyes were wild. -Keats - John Keats
We seemed to be trapped in an episode of One Life To Waste. It's all very dull. - Cassandra Clare
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
Marriage and dating are man-made ideologies; if having a lover was a prerequisite to living, we’d all be born in pairs; as couples. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When I was small I felt like a Superhero as my father threw me up in the air.Now after reaching this success peak I unmask - Real Superhero made me Superhero! - Hasil Paudyal
In Tsurani culture, forgiveness was simply a less shameful form of weakness than capitulation. - Raymond E. Feist
... but she was also bewilderingly lonely... Abra had lost her gift for being alone. - John Steinbeck
Knowledge was scattered treasure, education organized it into art, commerce and science. - Amit Kalantri
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. - George Washington
I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue.
The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. - Rosa Parks
Democracy is not a form of government. It is a tool of government. Case in point, Stalinist USSR was a "democracy". - A.E. Samaan
The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible. - George Washington
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
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.
She was like a wound beneath an old bandage, and he had grown more used to the bandage. - Mitch Albom
You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn't that long ago that we were swept away by the Macarena. - Jon Stewart
The happiest moment i've ever felt was that moment when i discovered my ability to create. - Dr. Hazem Ali
I was trying to help... The more I try to catch up, the farther I fall behind. - Veronica Rossi
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances. - Martha Washington
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
Welcome young poet, in here you are free to follow your star to where you should be.That door of the library was the door into meAnd Lorca and Shelley said Come to the feast.Whitechapel Library, Aldgate East. - Bernard Kops
I only knew what was in my mind, and I wished to express it clearly - Ulysses S. Grant
Sure, he might not have been perfect, but if I thought he was, isn’t that all that matters? - Dominic Riccitello
I was a Muslim, but then I became enlightened and became a Christian. - Brock Hoffpauir
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
tonight i was taking down a man - kierra cass
The dog was created especially for children. He is the god of frolic. - Henry Ward Beecher
There was something in the back of my brain, tapping its fingers on the door to my memory. - Tim O"Mara, Crooked Numbers
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
With imagination, you can put something where nothing was. - Richard Ford
I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill. - Wallace Stevens
Cheer up and dry your damp eyes,And tell me when it rains,And I'll blend up that rainbow above you & shoot it through your veins...'Cause your heart has a lack of color,And we should've known That we'd grow up sooner or later,'Cause we wasted all our free time alone. <3 - Owl City
What I discovered I liked best about striking out on my bicycle was that the farther I got from home, the more interesting and unusual my thoughts became. - Richard Russo
What would the world do without tea? - how did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea. - Sydney Smith
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past, I sigh the lack of many things I sought, And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste. - William Shakespeare
She felt lost and misunderstood. She felt like she was drowning. Overwhelmed. Unaccepted. Alone. - Tina J. Richardson
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know. - Mark Twain
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
I staggered into a Manchester bar late one night on a tour and the waitress said "You look as if you need a Screaming Orgasm". At the time this was the last thing on my mind... - Terry Pratchett
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
Just once, I wish we would encounter an alien menace that wasn't immune to bullets. - Unknown
Thinking it was easy to take a chance on things if you had nothing to lose -- politics, ideas, almost anything in fact; from the bottom of the ladder you could safely risk a fall, but the higher that you climbed the more cautious you must be. - Flavin, Martin
Benjamin Franklin was a real tomcat, no woman was safe from his lightening bolt - Stephen Tootle
One can,' said Ernest 'remain unmoved before a cloud as before an automatic ticket machine. I don't like poetry, I don't like flowers, I don't like machines, I don't like sugar, I don't like pepper, I don't like what you like.' This was addressed to whoever attacked Ernest. - Robert Desnos
Still, despite all our noise, this universe hinges on a melody, that’s the dismal truth of it. Oh, we can propagandize all we wish, it doesn’t change the fabric of things. This universe was not made for the fallen, only the redeemed. - Geoffrey Wood
In a lot of ways, living with Charlie was like having my own place, and I found myself reveling in the aloneness instead of being lonely. - Stephenie Meyer
Looking back you realize that a very special person passed briefly through your life and that person was you. It is not too late to become that person again. - Robert Brault
I never said I love you because I knew he would understand it differently. I loved him, and I still do, but it was as a chapter. It wasn’t as a fairytale ending. - Dominic Riccitello
The Christian God seemed the most offensive to people precisely because he was the most godlike. He was too perfect even to be coaxed by human efforts, and therefore sent his son to do the job. - Criss Jami
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was you. - Corrie ten Boom
...the waiting was torture, the worst Ka had ever known. It was this pain, this deadly wait, he now remembered, that had made him afraid to fall in love. - Orhan Pamuk
While browsing in a second-hand bookshop one day, was amused to find a copy of one of his own works which he himself had inscribed for a friend: "To ----, with esteem, ."He immediately purchased the book and returned it to the friend with a second inscription: "With renewed esteem, . - George Bernard Shaw
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
Happiness is a song I never noticedI was singing all the time :Petra Cecilia Maria Hermans - Petra Hermans
I had no time to hate, becauseThe grave would hinder me,And life was not so ample ICould finish enmity.Nor had I time to love, but sinceSome industry must be,The little toil of love, I thought,Was large enough for me. - Emily Dickinson
We rode in silence, I think all of us wondering what was behind the flowery wallpaper our perceptions had always pasted on the unknown. All the things the mind won't allow us to see, to protect our sanity, or our soul, or maybe just to keep the shit out of our pants. - David Wong
I had a dream last night that a hamburger was eating ME! - Jerry Seinfeld
I was admonished to adopt feminine clothes; I refused, and still refuse. As for other avocations of women, there are plenty of other women to perform them. - Jeanne d'Arc
I didn't grow up in a Norman Rockwell house... my house was more akin to Norman Lear. - michael p naughton
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
He had scores to settle with the world, and she, at that moment, was world enough for him. - John Banville
Falling down ain't falling down,If you don't cry when you hit the floor,It's called the past cause I'm getting past,And I ain't nothing like I was before,You ought to see me now - Alicia Keys
The heart was made to be broken. - Oscar Wilde
Marx himself wrote that capitalism produces above all its own gravediggers. Do you think that perhaps he wasn't talking about capitalism? - Paullina Simons
It was disconcerting that being in love felt lonelier than lonelines. - Emily Maguire
It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy. - James Thurber
A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. - Washington Irving
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
I believe I cannot do without sadness all through sometimes, but I think I cannot be sad all through. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Everything you perceive, externally, is the manifestation of some internal part of you. If it was not, it would not be present in your perceived reality. - Tony Warrick
I was always an unusual girl.My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean. - Lana Del Rey
I was taught to follow the light, but the light got me lost, I was taught to see the light, but the light blinded my sight.It was the light who gave me judgment, and the judge was cruel and sick,I was taught to love the light, but darkness woke me up, and I was free. - Quetzal
One of the liabilities of being a deep thinker, Wyatt mused, was that it left him vulnerable to existential crises. - Bridie Clark
and yet she was leaving the world as a woman who had love and been loved back. she was leaving it as a friend, a companion, a guardian. a mother. a person of consequence at last. - Khaled Hosseini
I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored. - David Attenborough
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
I must say that acting was good training for the political life that lay ahead of us. - Anthony Burgess
He was a living dead man. According to official records he had died, not once, but twice. yet he still breathed - Matt Hilton
If for every well-intended prayer uttered in hopes of making the world a better place, there was instead a good deed accomplished, the world might look as though those prayers had been answered. - David G. McAfee
All of sudden, this shooting star went by, and all I could think was that they were listening to us somehow. - Nicholas Sparks
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
It would be better for us to have some doubts in an honest pursuit of truth, than it would be for us to be certain about something that was not true. - Daniel Wallace
ARREST, v.t. Formally to detain one accused of unusualness. God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh. _The Unauthorized Version_ - Ambrose Bierce
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
It was going to be a long, dark night but not quite as dark as it was in the abyss of his heart where there was nothing but hollowness, yet it felt heavy, almost as if someone still resided there. - Faraaz Kazi
O friend unseen, unborn, unknown,Student of our sweet English tongue,Read out my words at night, alone:I was a poet, I was young.Since I can never see your face,And never shake you by the hand,I send my soul through time and spaceTo greet you. You will understand. - James Elroy Flecker
Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. - Rodney Stark
I realized that poverty was a kind of captivity. - Nancy E. Turner
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
The conception of each star was at the point of no return; of a desperate soul struggling to master the winds! - C. JoyBell C.
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
And when I was born, I drew in common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do."by Solomon Ibn Gabirol - Steven J. Jacobson
The mystery was gone but the amazement was just starting. - Andy Warhol
The saddest line you scraped in your diary was not that you cried but those moments when we both shared smile. - Santosh Kalwar
It wasn't until I look inside myself that I found the truth of it all. - Anthony L. Williamms
[As a young man ] I came to the conclusion that the church was just a bunch of fascists that supported Franco. I stopped going on Sunday mornings and watched the birds with my father instead. - James D. Watson
Before meeting you, I didn't know what it was like to feel lonely. I never even considered myself to be alone. That's because when you feel lonely, it means that there is someone for you to miss. - Yuuki Obata
All this wondering was the weather vane on top of the building of unrest and of discontent - John Steinbeck
We are the living whole of the fragments from the things we've experienced and people we've encountered. Each interaction changes us in a subtle or massive way. The masterpiece we are sheds it's weathered skin, becoming even more than it was before. - Hubert Martin
A challenge only makes you stronger, wiser and a better person than you was yesterday. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
The ripple effect. You throw a pebble into the water and it creates ripples. Your action was to throw the pebble—the representation of your choice. That’s all that you can control. But not the ripples—those are the consequences of your choice. And that you cannot control. - Michele Bardsley
He felt as if he were paying for the privilege of music with portions of his life and body. But it was well worth it. - Mark Helprin
When I was younger, my mom loved to garden. But the flowers would never grow. She just kept trying.''I don't understand.''Because you can't.''What does this have to do with anything?'I don't fiddle with my fingers and there's no apology on the tip of my tongue when I say, 'I am my mother's son. - Ellie Lieberman
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
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
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
I had no idea that I was…destroying people. - Cole Gibson
My godfather sad that story was abut taking the chaotic jigsaw of life, making it into a picture and putting a frame around it so that we could look at it, have control over it. Story and art are the humanizing elements of us. - Emma Thompson
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
Pregnancy and childbirth are not only physical and medical experiences, after all. They are also social experiences that, in modern America, just as when abortion was criminalized in the 1870s, serve to restrict women's ability to participate in society on equal footing with men. - Katha Pollitt
We can say that Muad'Dib learned rapidly because his first training was in how to learn. And the first lesson of all was the basic trust that he could learn. - Frank Herbert
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
Einstein said that if quantum mechanics were correct then the world would be crazy. Einstein was right - the world is crazy. - Daniel M. Greenberger
What is more important to a library than anything else -- than everything else -- is the fact that it exists."[The Premise Of Meaning, American Scholar; Washington, DC, June 5, 1972] - Archibald MacLeish
He was grand in his convictions. He would stride forward to meet his own destruction. - Natsume Soseki
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
I was so tired of this ceaseless, day-to-day tug-of-war between my hormones and my head, my vanity and my virtue. I felt very much as though I were caught in the middle of some dreadful battle in which taking a side of my own would mean certain misery in either case. - Emily Tomko
{Replying to G. H. Hardy's suggestion that the number of a taxi (1729) was 'dull', showing off his spontaneous mathematical genius}No, it is a very interesting number; it is the smallest number expressible as a sum of two cubes in two different ways, the two ways being 13 + 123 and 93 + 103. - Srinivasa Ramanujan
I was telling her, I Love her. She amazed to listen, she didn't believe because feelings are more important from telling. - Waleed Uz Zaman Khan
You see a dead enemy soldier and you say, At least it wasn’t one of ours. You see a dead American soldier—one of your own—and you say, At least it wasn’t me. You lose a friend and you say, To hell with this. Get me out of here. - Donald Malarkey
Poverty is a state of the mind that was created as a result of unhealthy environmental factors. When you are surrounded with unhealthy environmental factors, you will think poorly, speak poorly, act and behave poorly. - Uzoma Nnadi
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
[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
"Know thyself," said the old philosopher, "improve thyself," saith the new. Our great object in time is not to waste our passions and gifts on the things external that we must leave behind, but that we cultivate within us all that we can carry into the eternal progress beyond. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The only difference between and Bush is that was elected. Kurt Vonnegut - Hitler
For Christians do not place their hope in their children, but rather their children are a sign of their hope . . . that God has not abandoned this world. - Stanley Hauerwas
It was humbling to admit that I wasn't living the simple life because I was spiritually committed to it. I was living the simple life because I was poor. - Paul David Tripp
Silent as a flower, her face fell in dismay, aware that the ghost of lust ate and left, sensing that there was a different scent of perfume consuming the room, and that she had numbered and counted the he loves me, he loves me not of each petal, where the lifeless dust had settle. - Anthony Liccione
The Battle of Normandy was won on the beaches of Dieppe - Louis Mountbatten
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
She got inside me with her story. I could feel her flowing in me and far, faraway I related in parallel. Her smile was a reflection of my own brokenness. It defined buried feelings that I could never ignore. - Robert M. Drake
The world was a bad joke dreamed up by the Almighty on an off-day. I've always felt myself that he probably had a hangover that morning. - Jack Higgins
Was that his name? I never had a chance to ask. He was too intent upon tearing out my throat for us to engage in idle chitchat. - John Connolly
Het was een vergissing vanwege de juf, te denken dat alleen de dingen die in de boeken staan interessant zijn. Ook deze, die er nog niet in staan, zijn merkwaardig. - Louis Paul Boon
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
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.
So rest a while, we can talk in the cool of the evening. Or the cool of the morning. There 's seldom as much hurry as I used to think there was." -HawkWho had been ArchmageThe Other Wind - Ursula K. Le Guin
His adolescents are displaced aristocrats who have lost their kingdom and wealth, which was childhood. [On J.D. Salinger] - Heather O'Neill
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
Lest I keep my complacent way I must remember somewhere out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, I ask and I must answer was I worth dying for? - Eleanor Roosevelt
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
The enemy came. He was beaten. I am tired. Goodnight.
A lady came up to me on the street and pointed to my suede jacket. "You know a cow was murdered for that jacket?" she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, "I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too."
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. - Eleanor Roosevelt
‎"I was born in the US and l have lived in Mexico since 1946. I believe that all these states of being have influenced my work and made it what you see today. I am inspired by Black people and Mexican people, my two peoples. My art speaks for both my peoples" ~ Elizabeth Catlett - Melanie Anne Herzog
Mom, mom, mama, mama wake up, wake up, wake up... (As far I see she won't wake up... she will wake up one moment on 80 then 90 and her life devastated and lost... What do I gain from here?From her work?? She will die and she won't realise that everything was useless what more worst than that???) - Deyth Banger
Written on her tombstone: "I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
Even as a waste disposal site, the world is finite. - William R. Catton Jr
God's love preceded His washing us. He washed us from sin because He first loved us. - Joseph Sayibu
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
It was that Moment when your fingers touched my skin for the first time I realised, how the fire can heal scars. - Akshay Vasu
Who was it who said something about the Indians being argumentative, good soul, let him come to Haridwar and meet this bunch. Good for him too, if he adapts with age; for if after fifty you don't live the aspirations of the young, go away. Who needs spectacle snails salivating on the Soma of youth? - Aporva Kala
She was broken, I think it’s because she loved too much and she was always blind to the fact that love too is sometimes broken. - Robert M. Drake
Saturday 12 July 1823 [Halifax]Could not sleep last night. Dozing, hot & disturbed ... a violent longing for a female companion came over me. Never remember feeling it so painfully before ... It was absolute pain to me. - Anne Lister
It is worth to not waste time in chasing a prospect who makes the vendor wait for a long time in the first meeting, as perhaps he could never be converted into a loyal client/good customer. - Anuj Somany
The something which had been a future was now a present and would become a past. - Betty Smith
I was walking after opportunities in my life, but I forgot that every second of my life is an opportunity. - Rishad sakhi
Tell me, Mr. Bennet, how can we amuse you during your visit? Do you hunt? Lady Catherine was spooning her turtle soup, blowing delicately to cool it.I am certain an animal would sooner die of laughter than gunshot wound if I even made the attempt. - Karen V. Wasylowski
George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie. - Mark Twain
The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die. - Juliette Lewis
Don't try to create the world in your image-that was God's mistake. - Marty Rubin
but there was nothing I could do to dim the supernovae exploding inside my brain, an endless chain of intra cranial firecrackers - John Green
The only time I ever really suffered in body or mind, the only time that I ever fancied myself unwell, or had any ideas of danger, was the winter that I passed by myself. As long as we could be together, nothing ever ailed me, and I never met with the smallest inconvenience. - Jane Austen
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
All I wanted to do, ever, was be myself. - Debasish Mridha
I was never aware of any other option but to question everything. - Noam Chomsky
Your "Self" was created in the image and likeness of your creator. How can you believe that your "self" can be improved? Self improvement is contradictory to your creation. - Sumner Davenport
Good man are those who we have neglected because of their life time. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Life after love was possible. I was proof. Loss taught you about yourself, burrowed in the dark parts of your soul and ate you from the inside out. - Hailey Edwards
But music-good music-was by nature an intimate act. - Cinda Williams Chima
I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
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
No, she wasn't losing language. She was choking on it. - Gregory Maguire
Success is a journey of transformations. - Vishwas Chavan
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
I have never deceived anyone, for I have never belonged to anyone. My independence was all my wealth: I have known no other happiness. - Cora Pearl
Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much. - Peter Ustinov
The world isn’t waiting for you. It doesn’t even know that you're alive. But it needs you, and it won’t know about you until and unless you get yourself out there. - Steven Washer
When i was a child, i liked tasting any candy i happened to see, but as i grew older, i realized those are a great meal to the worms in my innards. Will you shun old habits or nay? That's the question. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to suffer the experience of total loss. It was more than that. It was the period in which we suffered more total losses than in all the rest of our life put together. - John Berger
Truth, with a capital T, was swapped for Fact with a capital F, then both lower-cased —facts the new trues. - Geoffrey Wood
Here lies one whose name was writ on water. - John Keats
What drew her into O’Riley’s like a bee to honey was the six-foot, broad-shouldered, dark eyes, dark smile of Finn O’Riley himself. - Jill Shalvis
I was about to die; and then she gave me a birth again - Wrushank Sorte
I was my own boss, but that all changed the day I got married. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In the beginning was the word. But by the time the second word was added to it, there was trouble. For with it came syntax...
Melpomene was a substantial girl, thick of bosom, ankle, and forearm, rosy of cheek, and clear of eye. She seemed somehow incomplete without her hockey stick.
[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
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
In the Valley of healing dreams; beyond human imagination - there was a long quiet river. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Just remember that when nobody else was there for you I was.And when nobody else gave a damn I did. - Lil Wayne
It was my grandmother who first told me that a woman marries a man in the belief that he'll change but he doesn't -- and a man marries a woman in the belief that she won't change but she does. - James Carlos Blake
These incident acquaintances and the twisted stories that grew out of them, made John thinking that Charles Dickens was not just another pub, but a special place in the Universe, where life itself ties the knots. - Darren H. Pryce
It was as if they had climbed the last hill in creation. - Dan Simmons
The woman I was yesterday, introduced me to the woman I am today; which makes me very excited about meeting the woman I will become tomorrow. - Poetic Evolution
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world. - Arthur Conan Doyle
A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough.[Alexander's tombstone epitaph] - Alexander the Great
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
Before I was ordained, when I was working for the council, I thought of the first three months of the year as January, February, March. Now I think of them as Epiphany, Candlemas and Ash Wednesday. - Adam Smallbone
The artist must be blind to "recognized" and "unrecognized" form, deaf to the teachings and desires of his time. His open eyes must be directed to his inner life and his ears must be constantly attuned to the voice of inner necessity. - Wassily Kandinsky
I HOLDIf I could have had him,I could have let himgo.But withoutthe having there was nothing—so to the nothingIhold. - Coco J. Ginger
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
Life's impermanence, I realized, is what makes every single day so precious. It's what shapes our time here. It's what makes it so important than not a single moment be wasted. - Wes Moore
We loved with a love that was more than love. - Edgar Allan Poe
The cafe was called Tattoos. The fella who owned it didn't have any tattoos... but we never saw his wife. - Karl Pilkington
Courage, the original definition of courage, when it first came into the English language it’s from the Latin word cor, meaning heart and the original definition was to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart. - Brené Brown
why does what was beautiful shatter in hindsight because it concealed dark truths? - Bernhard Schlink
If someone takes it upon themself to compliment you, don’t explain to them why the compliment is misplaced or undeserving, say thank you and smile; that was the purpose. - Travis Culliton
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
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso. - Rita Rudner
The Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman nor an Empire. - Voltaire
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. - Washington Irving
I miss you so much! And while this hole in my heart will never be filled again, I find comfort knowing that you are nestled within the loving embrace of God… and that I was blessed to know you… even if only for a little while. - Steve Maraboli
People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice. - Charles Bukowski
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
A lie that could help someone focus on his life was better than a hundred simple truths. - Faraaz Kazi
Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children. - Walt Disney Company
Every failure was a stepping stone towards a greater success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The crazy game of pilling stones was also in you and your friends’ marvelous innovation. And how really hard you would hit the phony big guy who you hated like anything. - ChildHood
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living. - Pablo Picasso
Our Father Who Art in Heaven gathered more meaning for me as my own father joined the Maker when I was still in school. - Andy Paula
There are more than enoughto fight and oppose;why waste good timefighting the people you like? - Morrissey
She was the sky full of surprises. Her dreams were blue and breathtaking as a bright day and her secrets were dark and poetic as a cold night. Either way, she was the most beautiful mess that one had ever come across. - Akshay Vasu
If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want to do it. - Stephen Colbert
If there's no sea-gull there's no meeting, Wicklow had said. No sea-gull means abort. That's my epitaph, thought Barley. 'There was no sea-gull, so he aborted. - John le Carré
Don't waste your time thinking about things you can't change, live in the moment - Sarah alhussinan
To some Humans, the promise of a patch land was worth any effort. It was an oddly predictable sort of behavior. Humans had a long, storied history of forcing their way into places where they didn't belong. - Becky Chambers
The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky. - Solomon Short
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
She was asked, What do you see in him?Taken aback, she replied, What does he see in me?Others too wondered why she chose him not as handsome as the others, not one with a lot of possessions or even status, but little did they know, as little minds go, that she chose the one who wanted her most. - Donna Lynn Hope
If the only tool in Willem's arsenal was a silent supplication to an absent almighty, then I might as well be sitting next to a raving radical ready to die for the promise of seventy-two virgins and a couple of camels. - Lisa C. Temple
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
And you know what the worst thing was?The worst thing was that nobody ever believed how hard we tried. - Jack McCarthy
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
The war was about vanity, he said. It was about old men who couldn't look in the mirror anymore and so they sent the young out to die. Was was a get-together of the vain. They wanted it simple--hate your enemy, know nothing of him. - Mccann Colum
Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake. - A.A. Milne
... The women's song was always the same, as monotonous as the beating of the waves against the beach: loss, loss. The conch offered them no enchantment. When they put their ear to it, all they heard was the echo of their mourning. - Carsten Jensen
Ethan: "Abstaining definitely doesn't work."Beth: "what do you suggest?"Ethan: "We're obviously going to have to make love often, but keep the encounters from getting too intense." He sounded perfectly serious, like he really believed what he was saying. - Lucy Monroe
Education without discipline and integrity is a wasteA man who acquires school certificates but lacks self discipline and integrity is not educated. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
Think about those who deserve your time and emotions. Because, valuable things should never be wasted and should be delivered with care to those who deserve it. - Rakesh Akuthota
In the middle of the mayhem, you came and sang a song of melancholy. You promised a wildfire, but instead choked the light that was struggling hard for survival. Eventually when all the light went off. You left, complaining about the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
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
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated, but not signed. - Christopher Morley
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion. - Arthur C. Clarke
The pain of failure had led me to understand that technical excellence was a moral requirement. - Paul Kalanithi
I remember making that vow, the one not to forget. Not to remember what happened, but to remember who I was and how I felt. - Neil Gaiman
My body was a buzzing antenna into which radio waves flooded from the entire cosmos. I was the living switchboard of the universe. My skull was a magnetized globe. - Simon Critchley
he wished for freedom and heaven was granted to him". - -sanika ullalkar
I had no doubt that I could do something, but what, and how? I had no contacts and I believed in nothing. And the obsession with my identity which I had developed in the factory hospital returned with a vengeance. Who was I, how had I come to be? - Ralph Ellison
The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Jung
We bear the world and we make it... There was never a great man who had not a great mother - it is hardly an exaggeration. - Olive Schreiner
I was just trying to open the doors... but walls fell down - Saket Assertive
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
I really do feel like I was born to write and tell stories. - Christopher Barzak
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
Once I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: "No good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Because if it is to spite her,' Biddy pursued, 'I should think -but you know best- that might be better and more independently done by caring nothing for her words. And if it is to gain her over, I should think -but you know best- she was not worth gaining over. - Charles Dickens
When was the last time someone ran their fingers through the knots of your soul? - Maza-Dohta
I was born because my mother needed a fourth for meals.
CONNOISSEUR, n. A specialist who knows everything about something and nothing about anything else. An old wine-bibber having been smashed in a railway collision, some wine was pouted on his lips to revive him. "Pauillac, 1873," he murmured and died. - Ambrose Bierce
The black of the ocean waves was the color of the sorrow in my breast, a sorrow that was never far away and always visible. - Barbara T. Cerny
High school wasn't a trial by fire or some ordeal that had to be survived. It was all a big joke. You just had to provide the laugh track. - Scott Westerfeld
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now ... - C.J. Heck
Arianne had her feet up on the table, wearing a striped conductor's cap.Arriane was fixated on the game. A chocolate cigar bobbed between her lips as she contemplated her next move. Roland was giving Arianne the hawk eye."Checkmate, bitch," Arianne said triumphantly, knocking over Roland's king. - Lauren Kate
It might well appear to Sir Walter that there had been no quarrel. It was often the case that gentlemen did not observe the signs. - Susanna Clarke
...I was not prepared for the feel of the noodles in my mouth, or the purity of the taste. I had been in Japan for almost a month, but I had never experiences anything like this. The noodles quivered as if they were alive, and leapt into my mouth where they vibrated as if playing inaudible music. - Ruth Reichl
I am not afraid... I was born to do this. - Jeanne d'Arc
Whatever mistakes her son might make in life, Cindy was sure God would have mercy on him. The church, she feared, might not. - Justin Lee
That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment. - Dorothy Parker
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. None of Nature's landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild. - John Muir
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 only hope that we never lose sight of one thing that it was all started by a mouse. - Walt Disney Company
At the side of Enjolras, who represented the logic of revolution, was Combeferre, representing its philosophy. The difference between logic and philosophy is that one can decide upon war, whereas the other can only be fulfilled by peace. - Victor Hugo
What he was after hangs between the visible and the invisible, between the here and now and the seemingly elsewhere. - André Aciman
You didn’t understand the poem, but that was because it wasn’t for you. It was for me to understand the pain you put me through. - Dominic Riccitello
Quinn wanted to make her see that people didn't live like this; but what was the use. No one was going to get her away from Bird Man out there. - Thomas McGuane
All that helter-skelter about strings and memories was only relevant in the dark. It was light out now and time to put away childish things. - Benjamin Brindise
Always do good for others because when people try to drag your name through the mud, God will always bring a storm to wash it away. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Life isn't about wasting. its to live! - Mandeep Lakhan
It was her eyes. Soft, meadow-shade eyes with frostbitten edges. Every glance casually held gossamer infinity. Every stare revealed inky black abyss with a hint of divinity. - Hubert Martin
I met a woman who told me she wasn't attracted to Asians. No worries, I said. I'm not attracted to racists. - Simon S Tam
If I had said that I didn’t want to know if Christianity was true, David would not have pursued our conversations any further. He had long before realized that people who want to avoid the truth usually succeeded. - Nabeel Qureshi
I made the valuable discovery that practicing wasn't a matter of time at all. It was a matter of intensity. Five minutes spent working consciously and hard at the elimination of an error, was worth five hours just playing away ignoring errors as if they hadn't happened. - Leonard Wibberley
Just as you began to feel that you could make good use of time, there was no time left to you. - Lisa Alther
If the creation of the Universe was left up to a atheist, we would still have nothing. - Josko J. Sestan
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
Was then not all sorrow in time, all self-torment and fear in time? Were not all difficulties and evil in the world conquered as soon as one conquered time, as soon as one dispelled time? - Hermann Hesse
Falling in love with someone is intentional, even if it was their looks that tripped you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Fuck me, Sonny! She cried. I did. She came immediately. I felt like I was trying to board a moving train wearing roller skates. - Sonny Duncan
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
That really was NOT fun, though. Well, the hitting-her-with-a-stick part, that was fun. But crashing into a concrete bear? NOT fun. - Rick Riordan
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
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.
Even though their marriage had been dead for over two years (her words, not mine), this put her in the role of the innocent. She was now a woman scorned. ~Shattered Reality - Brenda Perlin
So she became a woman who held her head high, not in arrogance, or contempt, but because she knew that it was a form of cowardice to make a choice and then pretend you didn’t really make it - Kamila Shamsie
If the way of wisdom was easy, anyone would have walked in. Wisdom is not a whore she is a shy mademoiselle so only those who strives wins her heart. - Rajesh Nanoo
Where there is darkness, there once was light. - Saim Cheeda
I melted into the dream as if I had always been there. I knew where I had come from; I knew where I was going. - Chelsie Shakespeare
No offense, Jaron, but I don't want your life. Even locked away behind closed doors I got a taste for how awful it can be.""Did anyone try to kill you while I was gone?""No.""Then you didn't even get a taste. - Jennifer A. Nielsen
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin. - Lord Byron
When you can inspire others to dream, learn, evolve, and become one that they can appreciate and respect themselves; then you have arrived as a leader. - Vishwas Chavan
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope and that was him. - Yuvika Mathur
As a teen I was totally that dumpy overweight nerdy girl that nobody wants to be in the stories you’re told. And now I am a dumpy overweight nerdy adult and life is beautiful like a song. I’m not a flower that bloomed in the mud. Just a girl who stayed steady on the path of determination. - Lauren DeStefano
Those who waste bread will be condemned to as many years in purgatory as the number of crumbs wasted and will have to pick those crumbs up, one by one, with their eyelids. - Paula Pettini
The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization. - Sigmund Freud
Madame Gherardi maintained that love, like most other blessings of civilisation, was a chimaera which we desire the more, the further removed we are from Nature. - W.G. Sebald
Fell in love first,Fell in love quickly—Like I was pushed.Fell in love next,Fell in love slowly—Like I was strolling.Falling in love now And feeling crazy.Thinking of closing my eyesAnd jumping. - Kamand Kojouri
I was alone with myself. And disgusting as I was it was better than being with somebody else, anybody else, all of them out there doing their pitiful little tricks and handsprings. - Charles Bukowski
I never understood, what a starving artist was until I became one. - Mary Sage Nguyen
Some people live disconnected, in a world of their own. Their wishful thinking represents their sole veracity. But when the mirror smashes the reflection of their delusion, it will not falter to talk back. ( "The day the mirror was talking back" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Gadzooks you plagiaries of truth, for twas foreseen by mine own eyes that this world is flat and straddled by two platypus's being ridden by a sea horse........ - Steve Merrick
Seemingly suicidal, it's not. I never wanted to live. I wanted to be happy. Living was always accidental. - Darnell Lamont Walker
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
Three people were at work on a construction site. All were doing the same job, but when each was asked what thejob was, the answers varied. "Breaking rocks," the first replied. "Earning my living," the second said. "Helping tobuild a cathedral," said the third. - P. Schultz
The Dictionary defines Soul Mate as: A person who is perfectly suited to another in temperament. Before I met mine, I didn't know I was bonkers! - James Hauenstein
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 only one man who had gone, but it felt like forever, something so permanent and unstoppable that it blasted her. If she were a tree, she would drop all her leaves. - Jenny Downham
The pop star, "Michael Jackson" was believed by some to be a member of the illuminati cult sect and a paedophile, but i'm totally indifferent about this rumor, and i truly love him for his magnanimity towards humanity, and if i was God, i will not hesitate to let him into heaven. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The pain for her and the love for her was so entwined that neither would function without the other. - Ivy McClelland (me!)
Let everyone mind his own business, and endeavor to be what he was made. - Henry David Thoreau
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
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
Then when I saw Pain attack Hinata, I was so mad, so full of rage, I let the Nine-Tails take over without even thinking about it. - Masashi Kishimoto
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
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
I was on the far side of the dream. - Reinhardt Jung
His life-experiences, and reflections upon them, led Y to believe that the most difficult challenge in life was how to be kind, yet strong. ‘To be kind is not enough,’ he would say. ‘You have to be strong to give to others, and strong to withstand life’s fluctuating fortunes. - Arnold Zable
Thank God I've wasted my youth already. I don't want to do that again. - Greg Deane
Life is not about what was or what will be. It's about what is. - Auliq-Ice
It wasn't the aloneness that Liz minded. It was the silence. It echoed. - Amy Zhang
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. - J.D. Salinger
Sometimes you know you've got a chance with a girl because she wants to fight with you. If the world wasn't so messed up, it wouldn't be like that. If the world was normal, a girl being nice to you would be a good sign, but in the real world, it isn't. - Nick Hornby
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
Surely, the Creator was with me in every circumstance. He has granted me a successful completion of my doctorate degree. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Only a blind man could have lived through these last years without seeing what was bearing down upon us; so I made myself blind as I could manage. I wanted to believe the worst was behind me, and I found an easy way to make it so. I simply turned my back on what was coming. - John Wray
Little Red Riding Hood was stalked; Cinderella was abused; the Beauty had to live with a hideous Beast; Snow White was poisoned; Hansel and Gretel were meat for a cannibal… and then we wonder why our kids grow up with problems. - Ashwin Sanghi
When I was outside, you were saying why you are comming home, why you won't go home??When now I'm home why I'm not going outside... wtf???????? - Deyth Banger
It was entirely possible I would sexually assault him if I got too close. - Caroline Hanson
I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them--with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself. - Eudora Welty
Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism. - Mother Teresa
Little girls fear being a princess that was never rescued but little boys fear being a prince that was too late. - Tommy Tran
If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter. - John M. Gottman
I think reading is a gift. It was a gift that was given to me as a child by many people, and now as an adult and a writer, I'm trying to give a little of it back to others. It's one of the greatest pleasures I know. - Ann M. Martin
I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record by 20 minutes. - George Best
We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
He honestly believed, for an instant, that what he'd heard was music-a tune piped, a burble of notes, a little scrap of melody floating by on wind and breaking his heart. - Anne Tyler
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
I believed I was too sensitive and weak. To prove I wasn’t a victim anymore, I moved closer to painful experiences rather than away from them. Remaining in harm’s way and exposing myself to more pain kept me in the victim role rather than moving me out of it. - Christina Enevoldsen
He was as fresh as is the month of May. - Geoffrey Chaucer
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
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
All that day she felt as if she were acting in a theatre with better actors than herself, and that her bad performance was spoiling the whole affair. - Leo Tolstoy
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
We are a product of love, so why stop loving ourselves and others. - Vishwas Chavan
This was the book I read over and over. I really felt so in tune with them- I knew all the dates of their lives, what they had been doing, whre they had been. They were always my heroes, creating something fantastic against all odds, and against their real life. - Christian Tetzlaff
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
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
here it was the whole world wrapped inside my armsAnd I let it all slip away - Rascal Flatts
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
Your journey has molded you for your greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think you've lost time. There is no short-cutting to life. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time. - Asha Tyson
No tear, is a wasted tear, if it spills out for love, whether in good times or bad. - Anthony Liccione
Being Friends with you was great but now we will be lovers. - V.Kuotsu
lov3 mOthEr coz shE is onE givE time 2 mother coz shE is onE don,t waste timE wid girlz becoZ they r many :) mom <3 - Muhammad Jawad
Well, I'm a painter, I was trained as a painter…I seem to have spent a little less time painting than I might've done…But it didn't transcend the feeling of playing at UFO and those sort of places with the lights and that, the fact that the group was getting bigger and bigger. - Syd Barrett
And there was a beautiful view But nobody could see. Cause everybody on the island Was saying: Look at me! Look at me! - Laurie Anderson
When I was a little boy, they called me a liar, but now that I am grown up, they call me a writer. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
As I rolled over, stretching out, my only thought was to go back to the dream I'd been having, which I couldn't remember, other than that it had been good, in that distant, hopeful way unreal things can be. - Sarah Dessen
You've sacrificed your entire life to be who you are today. Was it worth it? - Richard Bach
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
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
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. - Anna Freud
The only thing worse than the fear of death is the fear of a wasted life.
Our love was bornoutside the walls,in the wind,in the night,in the earth,and that's why the clay and the flower,the mud and the rootsknow your name. - Pablo Neruda
Immer wieder behauptete Unwahrheiten werden nicht zu Wahrheiten, sondern, was schlimmer ist, zu Gewohnheiten. - Oliver Hassencamp
She always had that about her, the sparkle in her eye, she was unshakeable and what made her so admirable was; her ability to shine bright when no one knew of her pain. - Nikki Rowe
Debbie Downer" was one of the few sketches where I broke, and I remember watching Heratio Sanz laugh so hard that tears squirted out of his eyes. I still believe that sketch may be a cure for low-level depression if watched regularly. - Amy Poehler
Show some mercy to your 'time', don't always waste it. - Amit Kalantri
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
Ultimately, I hoped the tiny-house guy was similar to me: a sane person without a big agenda, who simply wanted a way to make sense of the world, to create a new map with a big X in the middle labeled "Home," even if that meant shrinking his world down to the size of an area rug. - Dee Williams
Poppy said. Because I was always telling him, ‘Look,’ I said. ‘Face it,’ I said. ‘There is no true life. Your true life is the one you end up with, whatever it may be. You just do the best you can with what you’ve got,’ I said. - Ann Tyler
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
His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking, best, or a pleasant mixture of them all. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Sometimes when I am driving I get so angry at inconsiderate drivers that I want to scream at them. But then I remember how insignificant that is, and I thank God that I have a car and my health and gas. That was phrased wrong - normally you wouldn't say, thank God I have gas. - Ellen DeGeneres
Just when I was about to be carried away;And the vision was turning grey. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
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
I was like, Am I gay? Am I straight? And I realized...I'm just slutty. Where's my parade? - Margaret Cho
Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself! - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
My silence never means I don’t have nothing to talk, but it was important who were audiences and what was the topic. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
As a child, I was afraid of the dark and the monsters on the outside.As a man, I run away from the light, afraid to show the monsters within. - Anthony Liccione
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
When i thought i was learning to live I was learning to die - Lenardo De Vinchi
Mind was crafted to preserve some and forget some. We have to decide when to choose delete button. - Shikha Kaul
GENEROUS, adj. Originally this word meant noble by birth and was rightly applied to a great multitude of persons. It now means noble by nature and is taking a bit of a rest. - Ambrose Bierce
The bottom line was that I was in an abusive relationship. - Shannon Celebi
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
Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can read God directly, the hour is too precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The physicist had no time to waste on a symbol; his concern was with what the symbol denoted. To the typesetter the symbol and its denotation were bound in an organic unity. There was a meaning to the symbol itself which only the typesetter could appreciate. - K. Sridhar
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
U always think me n treat me as tympass foh uh!! But one day u will realise that the tym passed with meh was d awesome tym foh uh n u can't get it back!! - Ridhi
I was so high, I needed a stepladder to scratch my own ass. - Kinky Friedman
For a flicker of a moment I imagined a world completely different from the one I'd always known, a world in which I was treated with fairness, even kindness-- a world in which fathers didn't sell their daughters. - Arthur Golden
I was trapped in an awful spiral of insecure narcissism - Amy Poehler
She was pleased to have him come and never sorry to see him go. - Dorothy Parker
When I was a child, my mom told me: 'If you want to be a soldier, you'll become a general. If you want to be a monk, you'll become pope' I wanted to be a painter, and I became Picasso.
Who was it that hurt you, stole the light out of your eyes? Cut a hole in your heart and let the love drain dry? Who was so damn careless, to leave you with such scars? Where will you find healing? Right here, within my arms. - John Mark Green
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 remember calling the council's cemetery department to ask about body decomposition in different soil types. Once they had verified that I was a novelist and not a sicko, they were extremely helpful. - Sara Sheridan
Your attempt was valiant, but the fight was unfair. He was a seasoned warrior, fully armored. You were a lad with a short sword. You have a brave heart. That can be more important than size or strength. - Brandon Mull
What was any art but a mold to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself- life hurrying past us and running away, to strong to stop, too sweet to lose. - Willa Cather
I loved you, I trusted you, but you lied to me, deceived my heart and poisoned my life.Now I'm corrupt, I hurt people all in rage of you, but I can't help it.I'm nothing to you now, never was, but your acting still made it hurt. So thanks to you, I hate you too, but my heart will always cry. - blank text
And was it his destined part / Only one moment in his life / To be close to your heart? - Ivan Turgenev
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
The torturer was wheeling around the room, shrieking, holding his impaled hand, which had a pen sticking out of it. The guard by the door was in paroxysms of laughter. Frey had crumpled the confession into a ball and was trying to get it into his mouth to eat it, but couldn't quote reach. - Chris Wooding
The greatest single achievement of nature to date was surely the invention of the molecule DNA. - Lewis Thomas
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
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
She was a coquette; he was sure she had a spirit of her own; but in her bright, sweet, superficial little visage there was no mockery, no irony. Before long it became obvious that she was much disposed towards conversation. - Henry James
This Lord of natures today was transformed contrary to His nature; it is not too difficult for us to also overthrow our evil will." Hymns of the Nativity, Hymn 1:97, pg. 74 in : Hymns (New York: Paulist Press, 1989). - Ephrem the Syrian
If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
Each and every one of us was created to carry out justice, judgment, truth and equity on the earth. It could be in different spheres of life, in various professions or in diverse gifting - Sunday Adelaja
The regret, these two words were etched into my forehead, I was sure. - Vann Chow
Mayhap it was not wise to question God's plans; mayhap he had been meant to live, to seek this justice, to serve some purpose. The past was the past. And the future... - Shelly Thacker
If there was ever an example for redemption, it's you. - Michael Grant
In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the cross. - Friedrich Nietzsche
What I used to say to people, when I was much more engagé myself, is that you can't be apolitical. It will come and get you. It's not that you shouldn't be neutral. It's that you won't be able to stay neutral. - Christopher Hitchens
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. - Thomas Szasz
My only regrets are the moments when i doubted myself and took the safe route. Life is too short to waste time being unhappy. - Dan Howell
I loved you before all of this. When there was nothing. When there was only a single atom in the night sky. - Dominic Riccitello
I 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
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
We did musical chairs to sit with our partner. Glasses were refilled and heads bent in pairs. Looking over the table, I was suffused with affection for my friends. If you could bottle this warm feeling and turn it into words, I thought, that would be the perfect toast. - Kerry Reichs
Call me a Freak all u want really...I honestly take it as a compliment everytime. No matter how it was intended. - Daleen Van Tonder
Only once in my lifetime , I truly believe I find someone who can turn my world around , I share dreams that I never achieved and goals that were achieved , but there was always a part of me that hoped for more , and so there was a part of me that was always a fool , - Sikhwetha maanda stanley
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
Leopold, like most men of power and prestige, was not so much interested in listening to what others had to say as he was in having an audience. - Jeremy Robinson
I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when I don't have anybody to respect. - George Burns
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before I was planning my next escape whether it was to another state or out of someone’s life. - M.B. Dallocchio
Training was a rite of purification; from it came speed, strength. Racing was a rite of death; from it came knowledge - John L. Parker Jr.
My wilderness training was 4 years and 10 months of solitude, search and study. - Lailah Gifty Akita
...in addition to feeling sick and tired and feverish and nauseated, I also felt forgotten. And there was no easy cure for that. - Sarah Thebarge
I've always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached. - Sara Sheridan
Music is always a healer. Music has never let me down. I know it's my religion. There's the idea that you can't truly know happiness until you know sadness, so how can you heal yourself unless you've hurt yourself? I'm still figuring out who I am, but I know that I'm not who I was. - brendon urie
Her soul was beautiful, but nobody cared. - Sophia Carey
There's folks 'ud stand on their heads and then say the fault was i' their boots. - George Eliot
It doesn't pain seeing who she turned out to be a face now, but knowing so much how she pretended to be who she was not for all these years without a tinge of guilt and shame. - Anuj Somany
Arguing is a waste of time, because our attitudes need a quantum leap, not our knowledge. Arguing is a sport at best and a bad attitude at worst. - Stefan Emunds
I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything should just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment'. - Andy Warhol
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it. - Mark Twain
On the one hand maybe I’ve remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear. - Audrey Hepburn
She recognized that this city was a place that granted you only what you were willing to claim - Earl Lovelace
It was in Spain that [my generation] learned that one can be right and yet be beaten, that force can vanquish spirit, that there are times when courage is not its own recompense. It is this, doubtless, which explains why so many, the world over, feel the Spanish drama as a personal tragedy. - Albert Camus
How do you define God? Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely more interesting and relevant than one that defied comprehension. - Robert J. Sawyer
You may not be rich with money, Socrates was not, your life still has tremendous value. - Debasish Mridha
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 doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find out the next morning that it was someone else. - Samual Rogers
And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anaïs Nin
When I was a child, I used to wonder why markets in my locality were all situated near the main roads. I grew up a little to get the answer; " that business minded people can meet there easily!" Your dream must be situated where they can meet people! - Israelmore Ayivor
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
At one point in my life I was a disappointment. I have popped pills, drugs, cheated, lied, and killed. But, at this moment in my life, I am very successful because not one of those things describes my character. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
An eagle does not crawl because it was born to fly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The shortest horror story:The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door. - Frederic Brown
Inspiring leadership communication is not about great oratory or great charisma; rather it is about getting others to believe in themselves and believe in your cause, and then achieve more than they thought was possible. - Kevin Murray
The Honey that Adorns my soul to Network with all Nobility in an Affable Humility means Hannah - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
. . . Absurdism was really just realism seen from close to the bottom. - George Saunders
A consequence may be the very thing that saves us because it was the only thing loud enough to get our attention. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P. J. O'Rourke
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
We both know dad was my parental trash can, the fatherly receptacle on whom I dumped my emotions. - Anna Banks
It was a bitter moment for us. We weren't two mature parents. We were just two kids playing grown-up. We still needed Mommy and Daddy's permission, blessings, and money to survive. - Erma Bombeck
She had lost all our memories for ever, and it was as though by dying she had robbed me of part of myself. I was losing my individuality. It was the first stage of my own death, the memories dropping off like gangrened limbs. - Graham Greene
Under friends I just understand people which share the same ideas and thoughts which will mean.... Ops my mistake... I was just looking are you following or you like because of the crowd? - Deyth Banger
When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began. - Rita Mae Brown
Anyone who claimed that old age had brought them patience was either lying or senile. - Robert Jordan
There was a young man of Dundoo, Whose limericks stopped at line 2. - Anonymous
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
(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
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
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
I was stirred only like a leaf in the wind, that is all. . . - Anaïs Nin
In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation. - Guy Debord
Of the animals I saw, I could write volumes. All were wild; for the Great Race's mechanised culture had long since done away with domestic beasts, while food was wholly vegetable or synthetic. - H.P. Lovecraft
Will you accompany me in this dance? he said, bowing and holding out his hand. No, thank you. Miri smiled. The prince frowned and looked and the chief delegate as if for assistance. Miri laughed self consciously. I, uh, I was teasing. - Shannon Hale
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
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.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War. - George Washington
Sure he was great, but don't forget that Ginger Rogers did everything [Fred Astaire] did, .. backwards and in high heels."From: Frank and Ernest by , art by . - Bob Thaves
This was my first real lesson in politics… If you are cast on a desert island with only a screwdriver, hatchet, and the chisel to make a boat with, why, go and make the best one you can. It would be better if you had a saw, but you haven't, so with men. - Theodore Roosevelt
I knew what he felt. The huge buoyant air sack of love that filled his body had just exploded and the collapse was devastating. - Katherine Dunn
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
Eugenics has always been the escape valve of single payer socialized medicine. Havelock Ellis was writing about them as one and the same prior to the fin-de-siecle. Culling out of control population growth and the economic drain of the incurably sick has always been a part of socialized medicine. - A.E. Samaan
If your coming into the world was a mistake, then you are the most beautiful error in the universe. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I suggest to wash tongues and heads with soap for some people. But I'm not sure that it would help; so you should just try to THINK. - LS.
If you say you're a unifier, you expect and usually get applause. I'm a divider. Politics is division by definition, if there was no disagreement there would be no politics. The illusion of unity isn't worth having, and is anyways unattainable. - Christopher Hitchens
I was never weighed down by beauty in my lifetime. However, I was beaten down by the sad fears of my gender- women who didn't allow you to feel pretty or rejoice in who you are, unless it fell beneath how they thought about themselves. - Shannon L. Alder
And I thought kitty liter was the unlawful practice of discarding small felines along the roadside. - Robert J. Morrissette
The body, I had been taught, wants only to live. Suicide, I had understood, is an act not of the body against itself but of the will against the body. Yet here I beheld a body that was going to die rather than change its nature. - J.M. Coetzee
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
He was withdrawing. I think it was getting harder for him to accept his fate. Like a bird in a cage, he grew silent. - Alice Hoffman
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world. - Margaret Mead
The trick. . .is to find the balance between the bright colors of humor and the serious issues of identity, self-loathing, and the possibility for intimacy and love when it seems no longer possible or, sadder yet, no longer necessary. - Wendy Wasserstein
Some say God is living there [in space]. I was looking around very attentively, but I did not see anyone there. I did not detect either angels or gods....I don't believe in God. I believe in man - his strength, his possibilities, his reason. - Gherman Titov
Yesterday I was sad, today I am happy! Yesterday I had a problem, today I still have the same problem! But today I changed the way I look at it! - C. JoyBell C.
I wish, when I was first born, the first thing I said was "Quote" so the last thing I said before I died would be "Unquote. - Steven Wright
It was not the sorrow of the world that broke the heart of Christ, but its wickedness. He was equal to its sorrow ... He began by being the world's healer. But what broke him was its sin. - P.T. Forsyth
Benjy's greatest wish was for a place where the echelon was clear to all, where the powerful cared for the weak and the weak gave their respect without being coerced. He longed for balance, order, right and pleasure. - André Alexis
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
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
Your faith was strong, but you needed proof... - Leonard Cohen
The couch and I were what I would describe as frenemies. I loved to hate it. It was too small for my frame. I had tried to tell my wife that fact when we bought it off of Craigslist, but she assured me that it went perfectly with our room decor and it was a good deal. - Anna M. Aquino
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
Prayer was never meant to be magic,' Mother said.'Then why bother with it?' Suzy scowled.'Because it's an act of love,' Mother said. - Madeleine L'Engle
You can believe whatever you will, as long as you realize: it was your decision! - Akiroq Brost
I would bear it for her if I could.People say that and hardly mean it. I, however, do mean it. But time given to wishing for what can't be is not only spent, but wasted, and for all that we waste we shall be accountable. - Penelope Fitzgerald
was a biological evolutionist, because he was first a uniformitarian geologist. Biology is pre-eminent to-day among the natural sciences, because its younger sister, Geology, gave it the means. Charles Lapworth - Darwin
But every spiteful word she ever wrote him was effortless love clenched in her fists. Her heart screaming for stability in this fiery game of desire. - Coco J. Ginger
What you endured was a sign of what you would become. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Not even a book on prosperity can prosper you, when what is expected of you is given, your time won't be wasted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When things get unbearable, I wrap myself into a tight ball and shut my eyes. Every muscle in my body is tense. I open my eyes and I'm still where I was when I closed them to escape. Nothing's changed. - Elizabeth Wurtzel
But Ana, how could I have been such a lousy judge of character?" I groaned."Because you don't much care to judge people's characters," she answered after a moment's thought. "It's a strength, you know, as well as weakness."It was small consolation. - Chris Stewart
I usually don't like to 'spoon feed' my audience, because I grew up idolizing story tellers who tell stories using symbolism, so it was in my nature to do the same. - The Weeknd
Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous. - Confucius
My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular level.
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
What did you think, that joy / was some slight thing? - Mark Doty
Peter must have thought, "Who am I compared to Mr. Faithfulness (John)?" But Jesus clarified the issue. John was responsible for John. Peter was responsible for Peter. And each had only one command to heed: "Follow Me." (John 21:20-22) - Charles R. Swindoll
Loving you was easy. Hating you was hard. Falling out was insane. - Dominic Riccitello
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