Quotation Explorer - 'Was'

If youth was sold in a bottle of hair dye, we would all get in line. - Jan Rogers
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
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
There's more than one way to be a person. Actually, there are more than two or three ways. You'd think that was obvious, but I find that often it is not. The world is essentially a collection of teams. Life is a process of deciding which ones we're going to join. - Meghan Daum
That was the moment when Alice knew for sure that she and Charlie Erdling would be friends for the rest of their lives. - Sarah Weeks
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
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
This wasn't a legalistic play. He simply wanted more and more of God. - Matt Chandler
Sometimes, I miss so much the person that I was before the world tore me up in so many places. If only "they" could have just let me stay that way. - C. JoyBell C.
I use a whole lot of half-assed semicolons; there was one of them just now; that was a semicolon after 'semicolons,' and another one after 'now. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Horror can damage your brain" - HAHAHAHA the best joke ever heard (It was said by GreenHollyWood". I really don't believe in that in case I use them to relax! - Deyth Banger
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
(...) My mind is like a racing engine, tearing itself to pieces because it is not connected up with the work for which it was built. - Arthur Conan Doyle
I was determined to get them away from the idea that their education is a private experience. - Joan Countryman
Of all the days dropped in time's pocketThis day will seek acknowledgement with a child's shy asking, because the love between us used no word uncommoner than coffee, and was never traced by graphs of huge emotion. Yet some fancy will recall this day hallowed past recognition. - Vassar Miller Bagatelle
He said he was going to fix everything and I believed him. But I believed him before and again some. And I guess I got lost in the resentment of disbelief. - Dominic Riccitello
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
Her soul was soothed by his presence, Her mind was soothed by his beliefsHer heart was soothed by his love And for the first time, she could see a future with someone who grabbed her by the hand and took her courageous being away from all that had her questioning life. - Nikki Rowe
I was a black center in the middle of all the nature. I was nothing, but I could do anything. - James Franco
I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like "What I'm Going to be If I Grow Up - Lenny Bruce
He cared less, so they cared more. He said it was beautiful. I knew he was broken.This was his game. - Coco J. Ginger
I could smell the food fill up my hunger before the order was even placed. - Phindiwe Nkosi
Friends were hundred ,Kites were none ,This was the time when I was young.Now the kites are hundred ,Friends are none,Sitting under the sun. - Yash Gupta
I never really understood the word ‘loneliness’. As far as I was concerned, I was in an orgy with the sky and the ocean, and with nature. - Björk
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
When the early Church recited the Apostles Creed, it was simultaneously their greatest act of rebellion, and their greatest act of submission. - Matt Chandler
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
I have only been a ‘Poor Me’ once or twice in my life…. And that was my own fault. - Gary Hopkins
I was dead, then alive.Weeping, then laughing.The power of love came into me,and I became fierce like a lion,then tender like the evening star. - Jalaluddin Rumi
That night she dreamed of the deer. Strangely, the animal was holding her. She cuddled close into the soft fur and touched and kissed it gently. In the morning her pillow was wet with tears. - Julie Andrews Edwards
You thought I was writing The Truth? Honey, I don't even know what The Truth means. - Hugh Elliott
I'd watched too many schoolmates graduate into mental institutions, into group homes and jails, and I knew that locking people up was paranormal - against normal, not beside it. Locks didn't cure; they strangled. - Scott Westerfeld
...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
How to "change the world" in two words: S.T.A.R.T. N.O.W.1. START - Serve. Thank. Ask. Receive. Trust.2. NOW - No Opportunity Wasted - Richie Norton
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
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
I was too green to know that all cynicism masks a failure to cope -- an impotence, in short; and that to despise all effort is the greatest effort of all.
The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today. - James Carville
Ninja's understand that training time is never wasted time. - Anna M. Aquino
I couldn’t admit to any of the boys I hung out with that I wanted to fuck ’em, so my erotic life was in my imagination and in the body. - Christos Tsiolkas
I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
We walked through night until there was a poem. - Brenda Hillman
Now when you say staring, are you including yourself in this assessment? I recall you taking in the view on several occasions.""For the last time, I was not staring at you." I was a terrible liar. "Now, if you're done, I'd like to finish asking my question. - Stacey O'Neale
When someone you loved finds no flattery in the gift you gave them then you must ask yourself, "What was worth loving? - Shannon L. Alder
His was a quiet but persistent charisma. - H.W. Brands
It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception. - Albert Einstein
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
I tried to gather all the pieces… I picked each one and fixed them so perfectly. No one could say that I was broken once but they saw my hands, lacerated by the splinters of my heart… - Jasmine Kiyani
Those in the West who have adopted Christ as their own should remember that he was an Oriental. Love and sympathy for Jesus should be expanded into love and sympathy for all Orientals, and for all the world. - Paramahansa Yogananda
What does the corpse care who was right and who was wrong? - Manuel Azaña
Bet jei neturėtum ko svarstyti, kuo tikėti, neatrodytų, kad gyveni. - Herbjørg Wassmo
Ranger locked eyes with me. "Please," he said.Tank and Hal were goggle-eyed. They weren't used to "please." I wasn't used to it either. But I liked it. Okay," I said. "Be careful. He's insane. - Janet Evanovich
Grant kissed my neck that I offered up like a willing victim in True Blood. Take me... Bite me. Lick me. Oh this was madness! Glorious, wonderful madness!" -JulieFrom: A New Addiction - Valerie Alexander
Her smile was like laughter to me— it bubbled in like champagne. - Atticus
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
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
The biggest surprise that I had during my time in high altitude astronomy was being prevented from arranging a free Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) onsite evaluation to assist with bringing the observatory into OSHA compliance by the upper management team that I reported to. - Steven Magee
A friendship between a man and a woman was what you called it when one had been pursuing the other for a long time and never gotten anywhere. - Joe Abercrombie
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 day i realized, he was the reason for the birth of every star and galaxy in this universe. - Vanshika Dhyani
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
LIBERTY, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. - George Washington
When God became lonelyhe created man,or was itwhen man became lonelyhe created God. - Melanie Exler
I am just mystified by these people telling me I would think Obama was doing a great job if his skin contained less melanin. - Jonah Goldberg
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. - James Baldwin
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
How terrible it was to still be mentally and emotionally attached to someone from whom you have been physically separated. - Elif Shafak
Did you know I dream about your hair? I use to say it was the color of the sun at sunset, but I'm wrong. It's brighter than the sun, just as you are. - Julia Quinn
Every talent you have is not wasted. It is there because of a reason and God will open that door when the right time comes along to use it. - Shannon L. Alder
told me I wasn't enough. it's funny how your weakness was blamed on how strong I am - -Shergill
Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you. - Jonathan Safran Foer
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
Some wrong eternity that wouldn’t budge, like trying to move a wardrobe or a safe, only to feel how light I was. - Deborah Digges
Possible then the professor inited a little too emphatically upon the inferiority of omen, he was concerned not with their inferiority, but with his superiority. - Virginia Woolf
My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning. - Huey P. Newton
I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored. - David Attenborough
We can aspire to anything, but we don't get it just 'cause we want it. I would rather spend my life close to the birds than waste it wishing I had wings. - Eli Attie
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
If achieving a desired goal was easy why would anyone bother. There'd be no fun. - Veronica Purcell
The bottom line is that (a) people are never perfect, but love can be, (b) that is the one and only way that the mediocre and vile can be transformed, and (c) doing that makes it that. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. - Tom Robbins
She looked at the girl in the chair and she saw what youth was. It was oblivious, with things in its ears. - Ali Smith
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
Success is a journey of transformations. - Vishwas Chavan
Everything that ever happened is just stories now, Earl. But it was all very real to people while it was happening. Wasn't it? - Terry Moore
I was going all well and then suddenly struck by this devil just out of the blue and i got paralyzed... - affan Riz
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
I'm not the person I used to be. I never was. - Marty Rubin
Jo baimė buvo didelė kaip jūra. Bet aistra beribė kaip dangus. - Herbjørg Wassmo
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
Plato had slaves...George Washington had slaves... So, do I feel intrinsically better than these two men? Of course I do! They're dead!
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 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
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race. - Mark Twain
Our crucifixes exhibit the pain, but they veil, perhaps necessarily, the obscenity: but the death of the God-Man was both. - Charles Williams
Isolation, for him, had become a basic sine qua non for existence and loneliness, his sole companion like a perfectly faithful twin. He was someone for whom even happiness would cry for, mourning the death of his sentiments and murdering the existence of his soul. - Faraaz Kazi
There isn't much difference between "giving" and "leaving". While the former will ALWAYS come back to you, the latter will only do if it was meant to be yours in the first place. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
Hannah means The Honeycomb of Abundant nutrients which Nourish my soul to be Noble in my all networks with an Affable Humility. - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
Their banter was rich and comfortable, their teasing intimate and profound; their 'I love you' without the use of those startling words. - Sarah Winman
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
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
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. - Rabbinical Saying
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
Today is a gift from God. Don't waste it! - Ruth Kyser
you said " you were insane", while all you did was being sane..!! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
She called herself an angel, and wandered the world from girlhood till death. She lived every kind of life and dreamt every kind of dream. She was wild in her wandering, a drop of free water. She believed only in her life and in her dreams. She called herself an angel, and her god was Beauty. - Roman Payne
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
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
She was someone's dream, who just chose to show up in someone else's sleep. - Akshay Vasu
Emily swore and he was impressed; he'd never thought to string cocksuckingsonofabitch together in one sentence. He couldn't help himself; the snort of laughter escaped before he could hold it in. - C.H. Admirand
Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them. - Paulo Coelho
My mother and father held hands. I wondered what that was like, to hold someone's hand. I bet you could sometimes find all of the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
But hey this was the FAYZ, where all you could really hope was to delay the pain. - Michael Grant
Speak your heart. If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway. - Yasmin Mogahed
One of my greatest lessons of growth was to stop dwelling in the past and forgive myself and others from all the pain and hurt that was caused. When I finally let go and released, I was free with glee. - Jason Micheal Ratliff
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
Free love, man, Free Love! Which, by the way, was the single greatest concept a young man has ever heard. About three years late, women got wise an my frustration returned to normal levels. - Steve Martin
Los Angeles, it should be understood, is not a mere city. On the contrary, it is, and has been since 1888, a commodity; something to be advertised and sold to the people of the United States like automobiles, cigarettes and mouth wash.
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
If the brain was simple enough to be understood - we would be too simple to understand it! - Minsky M.A.
If I have done great things it's because I was standing in the closet of smart men taking notes and then publishing their ideas as my own. - Isaac Newton
When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile. - Bob Edwards
Because the golden egg gleamedin my basket once, though my childhoodbecame an immense sheet of darkening waterI was Noah, and I was his ark,and there were two of every animal inside me - Mark Doty
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
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
This, then, was Jango Fett's greatest reward, right here, sitting with his son, his young replica, sharing quiet moments. - R.A. Salvatore
It was a red-flannel chest-protector, one of those large quasi-hygienic objects that with pills and medicines take the place of beneficial relics and images among the Protestant peoples of Christendom. - H.G. Wells
I was going to buy a book on hair loss, but the pages kept falling out. - Jay London
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
He was beautiful and still is, we just couldn’t flow within the same constellation. - Dominic Riccitello
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
My heart broke and my mind opened, tragedy works in a funny way like that ~ what once tore me apart was actually what was setting my truth free. - Nikki Rowe
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
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.
He was a man with a chest, and he wanted to give thoughtful expression to the passion of his heart. - Harvey Mansfield
Nay, tempt me not to love again: There was a time when love was sweet; Dear Nea! had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet! But oh! this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one! Would I endure such pangs again. - Sir Thomas More
There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. - Booker T. Washington
When I was twenty-something, I asked my father, When did you start feeling like a grownup? His response: Never. - Shannon Celebi
I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood. - George Carlin
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
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
Fear Not. What is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed.
Maybe to feel superior in struggle was sensed, When people were aware to fight for identity. - Marieta Maglas
...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
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
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
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
The Gnostic’s passionate adoration of Sophia was known as philosophia the love of Sophia a mystical communication with divine feminine wisdom, having little to do with the strictly intellectual, most often masculine, pursuit currently labeled philosophy. - Zeena Schreck
Thirty thousand a year was all right, but dyspepsia and inability to be humanly happy robbed such princely income of all its value. - Jack London
It's not that we have little time, but more that we waste a good deal of it. - Seneca
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
No evil ever came from a woman’s womb that wasn’t placed there first by a man.’... Tantie Neptune, Lucifer's Key by , due 2013 - Charles A. Cornell
If travelling was free, you won't see me again - Murfi (MyMan)
We grew up hearing stories about how he has been cheated - out of money, out of reputation, out of a grander fate. We had lost everything, he'd wail, and that was despite the fact that we had each other. - Alison Singh Gee
Today I saw shooting Star was looking totally like me (broken), But nothing happen to the Moon, was exactly like you - Paul karan
Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way. - Rosa Parks
I saw under the sun the place of judgement, …that wickedness was there; And the place of righteousness, that iniquity was there. …I said in mine heart, 'Who shall judge the righteous and the wicked:' for there is a time for every purpose and for every work. - Compton Gage
When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them. - Rodney Dangerfield
The only soap of a dirty society is the clean men; only the clean can wash the grimy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I could never understand what was going on in my dreams I couldn’t control the happenings, it’s like I just stood there glued to the ground watching everything around me move and evolve into different scenarios. I was a ghost of myself watching life unravel before my own eyes... - JaszCab.
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
Jesus Christ on earth was to destroy ignorance by manifesting light - Sunday Adelaja
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
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not. - Mark Twain
The fear that permeated every fiber of my being was relentless, it was cruel, and it was my best hope for getting through this. - Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Don't waste your time trying to understand why other people are happy with their choices; spend your time making sure you are happy with you own. - Robert J Braathe
I imagine many of my fans share a similarly chaotic feeling in their own lives. This album 'ARTPOP was written to make sense of that chaos. - Lady Gaga
How in the world do you tellyour wife that her mother was born a unicon? - Bruce Coville
The battle for the mind of Ronald Reagan was like the trench warfare of World War I: never have so many fought so hard for such barren terrain. - Peggy Noonan
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
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
Your faith was strong, but you needed proof... - Leonard Cohen
I was so self-critical. I still am; but it's not as bad anymore. - Fiona Apple
Ever since childhood, when I lived within earshot of the Boston and Maine, I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it. Those whistles sing bewitchment: railways are irresistible bazaars... Anything is possible on a train... - Paul Theroux
The whole thing was like a divorce. When we divided everything up, Courtney got my dignity, and I got the heartache. - Alex Flinn
Such was the burial they gave to Hector, tamer of horses. - Homer
You are your own magical elixir. Waste not one drop. - A.D. Posey
He(Prophet Muhammad) laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - B. Margoliouth
All of the years I spent trying to be someone you could be proud of would have been better spent being proud of myself for who I already was. - Paula Heller Garland
Where were you? When everything was falling apart. All my days staying by the telephone. You never rang and all I needed was a call. - The Fray
A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government - Spurious quote attributed to George Washington but never said by him .
I'm not sure why I've decided to do this. I'm not any stronger than I was, and nothing else has changed. But all the same, this time I'm not going to run away. It's okay to feel weak sometimes. It's okay to be afraid. The important thing is that we face our fears. That's what makes us strong."-Yuki - Natsuki Takaya
Perhaps the Creator of this strange place knows us better than we know ourselves. Perhaps humanity was meant to eternally ponder the purpose and importance of our own existence. If we were assured of either, we’d be intolerable creatures. - Tiffany Madison
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
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one. - C. S. Lewis
We are usually angered when someone insults us, until Divine Grace comes upon us. When we receive Grace, we no longer feel hurt when others insult us but remain quiet and peaceful, as though the insult was not directed at us at all. - Thaddeus of Vitovnica
Everyone helping out was supposed to make me feel better, but it actually made me feel more like a screw up. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year. - Tom Lehrer
I say luck is when an opportunity comes along, and you're prepared for it. - Denzel Washington
Babbit was an average father. He was affectionate, bullying, opinionated, ignorant, and rather wistful. Like most parents he enjoyed the game of waiting till the victim was clearly wrong, then virtuously pouncing. - Sinclair Lewis
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
That was 1993 grunge in suburbia. This was 2003 hell in Harlem. (Dark City Lights) - Eve Kagan
When I was a kid, I used think that my mother has some kind of magic in her hands because the same food eaten by her hands, tasted different.And now when I am grown up.. I am sure.. she has some magic in her hands.. - Himmilicious
O why was I born with a different face? Why was I not born like rest of my race?
Whenever you look at a piece of work and you think the fellow was crazy, then you want to pay some attention to that. One of you is likely to be, and you had better find out which one it is. It makes an awful lot of difference.
I was born at a very young age - Kell Jeffery Schwers
P.S. Please give my love to Tink, she always was such a funny little bug - Jodi Lynn Anderson
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. - Judy Garland
The way we live every minute is a miracle. Let us not waste a single minute, as we don't know when the miracle will vanish. - Premchand Shetty
France was a long despotism tempered by epigrams. - Thomas Carlyle
i asked God to give me a love via synchronicity so when it was my time to allow someone into my heart ~ he entered my world, as if by magic. - Nikki Rowe
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it. - Salman Rushdie
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
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
The room was full with voices, loud music and beautiful people milling about everywhere. But all I noticed was her; beautiful, elegant and sitting alone in a quiet corner trying to remain unseen, to blend in, to become invisible, as if she actually thought such a thing were possible. - Tonny K. Brown
i love the moments i lost a little faith, spirit would always remind me; it was just a bad day. - Nikki Rowe
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 was certain about this: In the best new language, there would be no words for me or you. Those words have caused all the trouble started by the old languages. In any new language, there should only be we. - Andrew Smith
Peoples live peoples dieIf you die today peopleWill live. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist. - John Green
Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment; That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. - George Washington
I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed-reading accident. I hit a bookmark. - Steve Wright
My father was often angry when I was most like him. - Lillian Hellman
Concern for someone else was a good remedy for taking the mind off one's own troubles. - Elizabeth Aston
precious laughing time is wasted, because I have to put up with Satan's stupid minions who smile without attempting to anger somebody else - leave us alone already. - A Gentlemen
I took the life of the woman I was supposed to call mother in the process of being born... in order to become the world's strongest shinobi... an incarnation of sand was implanted inside of me... - Masashi Kishimoto
There are two things in particular that it [the computer industry] failed to foresee: one was the coming of the Internet(...); the other was the fact that the century would end. - Douglas Adams
’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
It was possible that he was making some progress in his mental health condition by seeing me. - Holly Goldberg Sloan
The library made me feel safe, as if every question had an answer and there was nothing to be afraid of, as long as I could sort through another volume. - Dee Williams
There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy - George Washington
if the important thing is not to win but to complete then was not punctual invented. - knight mayor
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off. - Stephen King
The one kiss that was stolen, was given in a lie. - Anthony Liccione
The course of true love was never easy. - William Shakespeare
Who was it that hurt you,stole light out of your eyes?Cut a hole in your heartand let the love drain dry?Who was so damn careless,to leave you with such scars?Where will you find healing?Right here, within my arms. - John Mark Green
When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, "What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it? - Shannon L. Alder
It is brutal. Only I never could see the sense in having folks look at your tombstone and say, 'He was a man who didn't believe in violence, He's a good man... and dead. - Louis L'Amour
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
To do something for someone or something you loved- England or Shakespeare or a dog or the Hodbins or history- wasn't a sacrifice at all. Even if it cost you your freedom, your life, your youth. - Connie Willis
REPROBATION, n. In theology, the state of a luckless mortal prenatally damned. The doctrine of reprobation was taught by Calvin, whose joy in it was somewhat marred by the sad sincerity of his conviction that although some are foredoomed to perdition, others are predestined to salvation. - Ambrose Bierce
Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality. - John Lennon
I see Jesus in every human being. I say to myself, this is hungry Jesus, I must feed him. This is sick Jesus. This one has leprosy or gangrene; I must wash him and tend to him. I serve becuase I love Jesus. - Mother Teresa
People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice. - Charles Bukowski
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. - Groucho Marx
Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth; Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth! Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain! Once there was The People - it shall never be again! - Rudyard Kipling
It seems only yesterday I used to believethere was nothing under my skin but light.If you cut me I could shine. - Billy Collins
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
The biggest thing [Frida] brought into my life was this peacefulness. I still get passionate about things, but my passion is not so scattered and it's not needy. It's a lot more powerful because it comes with this groundedness and peacefulness. That it's about the process, not about the results. - Salma Hayek
A 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 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
All of the great achievers of the past have been visionary figures; they were men and women who projected into the future. They thought of what could be, rather than what already was, and then they moved themselves into action, to bring these things into fruition. - Bob Proctor
I never drew a picture of anything that was before me but always from fancy, a sure sign of the absence of artistic eyesight; and I illustrated my lack of real feeling for art by a very early speech: 'Mama,' said I, 'I have drawed a man. Shall I draw his soul now? - Robert Louis Stevenson
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
Her scent blazed in my throat and I was glad. It was a pain that meant she was alive. As long as I burned, she was safe. - Stephenie Meyer
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
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
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
Normally, in anything I do, I'm fairly miserable. I do it, and I get grumpy because there is a huge, vast gulf, this aching disparity, between the platonic ideal of the project that was living in my head, and the small, sad, wizened, shaking, squeaking thing that I actually produce. - Neil Gaiman
I wish I was a tree so I could reproduce asexually. - Sam R. August
They said globalization!!; my reply then was and still is that the only way for "globalization" to cherish and succeed is through a lifestyle and not through a culture driven societies; and gentlemen, that is not what the world can afford !! - Hisham Fawzi
Have compassion for your past. By showing love to the present. Your past was just the portal to now. - Matthew Donnelly
It’s not wasting time when you sit and look upon the roses, they remind you, every rose has a thorn! - F.J. Namini
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
Be life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for. - David Starr Jordan
No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next. - Edgar Watson Howe
Years ago my mother said to me, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' For years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. - Mary Chase
My hometown was so dull that one time the tide went out and never came back. - Fred Allen
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
I use the word mystery,rather than magic.I love magic.something magic was always going to happen. When it did, it never did anything but land me in trouble. MYSTERY is the depth of the sacred.Page 33 coming home to my self - Marion Woodman
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
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
Treat the other man's faith gently; it is all he has to believe with. His mind was created for his own thoughts, not yours or mine. - Henry S. Haskins
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. - Abraham Lincoln
Thank God I was hit by a truck. It seems that God was trying to get my attention for years but I was so stubborn it took knocking me square out of my body to see him for myself. Next time I will be way more specific when I ask for help to slow me down. - Monika Zands
Human beings who leave behind them no great achievements, but only a series of small kindnesses, have not had wasted lives - Charlotte Gray
There was a time when Men functioned through the mind and Women from their heart, now its Men who feel more and women think more... - Ramana Pemmaraju
If you don’t act now, the day is not far, that this beautiful planet of yours, which you call home, shall be turned into a dry barren wasteland by the blood-sucking fundamentalists. - Abhijit Naskar
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
If I was meant to be controlled, I would have come with a remote. - Genereux Philip
When I was young, I thought it is thunder that kills people. But when I learnt physics in the high school, I discovered that it is rather the lightning that does the killing. The voice of the thunder itself is just a noise. The lightning is the poise! - Israelmore Ayivor
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. - Groucho Marx
He leaned back, appalled at himself. She was a ***damn dose of truth serum. Things were falling out of his mouth as though his ability to sensor had short-circuited. - Laura Spinella
After all Death is a Symbol that there was Life. - Mario Benedetti
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back. - Richard Lewis
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
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
Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
EVERY person and experience HAS contributed to who you have become today. NOTHING was wasted - Angie karan
If my tears spilled spontaneously at that moment it’s because I immediately understood that what was happening, like in a dream, was the treat you had prepared for me I felt your friendship much stronger than if you had thanked me a million times that what pleased and touched me. - Ai Yazawa
What a day! She had gotten fired, sat in God-knows-what, got rained on, got caught in a traffic jam, been rejected three times, and, as if that weren't enough sponged on by a mooch of an alien knight who claimed he was protecting her from household appliances.Knight of a Trillion stars - Dara Joy
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
Segmentation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people. - Coretta Scott King
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
...I long to be known as an extravagant worshiper...that God would discover the song in my heart to be elaborate, overgenerous, and wasteful in my pursuit of Him. - Darlene Zschech
To say "He was a young fool, and now he's an old fool" is to make a distinction without a difference. - Gary Inbinder
Making a decision to write was a lot like deciding to jump into a frozen lake. - Maya Angelou
It was a grand trait of the old Roman that with him one and the same word meant both honor and honesty.
I've been obsessed with stories since I was a kid so it's no surprise that I ended up writing for a living. - Sara Sheridan
Matt was almost completely naked. A tattered loincloth and an ugly chain with a yellow diamond were his only apparel. - Priya Ardis
All along it was not by stunts of glory, but by touch and laughter and tears that Jesus has healed and restored. - Kayla McClurg
He didn't have to say much, It was all in his eyes ~ He didn't have to do much, It was enough, just to be at his side. - Nikki Rowe
I wish my talent was something that could be celebrated. You see, I can talk to the dead. - Amy LaPalme
my mother, poor fish,wanting to be happy, beaten two or three times aweek, telling me to be happy: "Henry, smile!why don't you ever smile?"and then she would smile, to show me how, and it was thesaddest smile I ever saw - Charles Bukowski
But still I feel I waste a lot of time leaning on my elbow and thinking to myself, "alright sucker, now what? - Peter S. Beagle
A study in the Washington Post says that women havebetter verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh. - Conan O'Brien
Sometimes one waits too long for the perfect moment before snapping the picture. You never realize that you needed was to change perspective. - Miguel Syjuco
(Kaylee) Tell me I'm pretty, Wash.(Wash) Were I unwed I would take you in a manly fashion.(kaylee) Because I'm pretty?(Wash) Because you're pretty. - Brett Matthews
He possessed the logic of all good intentions and a knowledge of all the tricks of his trade, and yet he never succeeded at anything, because he believed too much in the impossible. Surprising? Why so? He was forever in the act of conceiving it! - Charles Baudelaire
If future frightens you, Let me tell you, neither it is sure - nor it is relevant. But for sure, you are wasting your present which is certain! Live Life Day @ Time - Praveen Chenna
I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people. - Dan Quayle
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
And so the bird was the end of the man, and the man was the beginning of the bird. - Autumn Sanders
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
They say, poetry is dead. I say, was there ever a time they had a clue of what the state of poetry is? - Jason E. Hodges
The only comfort comes in thinking about how nice it was to know them, and how nice it was to brush against goodness for a season. - Gordon Atkinson
The Church was not left in this world to perfume the dung-heap of fallen humanity, but to take out, one by one, those who will be saved from the coming destruction. - Donald Grey Barnhouse
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
She was pleased to have him come and never sorry to see him go. - Dorothy Parker
Even though I don't personally believe in the Lord, I try to behave as though He was watching. - Christopher Reeve
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
I was reading in the paper today that Congress wants to replace the dollar bill with a coin. They’ve already done it. It’s called a nickel. - Jay Leno
Life was indeed cruel; but it was better to glorify the Will than deny it. - John N. Gray
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
What his time spent with women offered was the opportunity 2 be embraced by reality on the one hand, while negating it entirely on the other - Haruki Murakami
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
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
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt. - Rene Descartes
Ah! That glance of yours did some magic on me, you were not aware of. For once I died and was reborn. To put it simply: you did (CRL+ALT+DELETE) to my mind! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Be Good, but don't waste the time to proove it - Devesh Tamta
The world was made by God's Word...make your own world with your words. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I've always liked Belgian waffles, but I must say, I didn't think I would one day be having Belgian waffles in Belgium! I just sort of POOF found myself there and there I was with a gigantic Belgian waffle in my hands, standing on a sidewalk in Belgium! - C. JoyBell C.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. - Bertrand Russell
Remember...we don't see objects, we see light. [...] Light can do anything water can do--flow, wash, trickle. It can do anything an artist can do--paint, burnish, carve. Candlelight falls, licks a face. There is always light in a room. - Janet Fitch
The report card just told me, my teacher, my parents where my mind was at maybe 3 weeks before when they gave me a test. IT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH MY POTENTIAL. - Bob Proctor
And there he was waiting for the song to end, but it started again, like it's on repeat, maybe he is never meant to be happy, maybe this is the only feeling life has for him. - Alamvusha
Thats why I was running the debugger, I didn't want it to crash.
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
There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection. - Anaïs Nin
Enlarged sympathy with children was one of the chief contributions made by the Victorian English to real civilization. - George Macaulay Trevelyan
Mortality was never designed to torture you. It was designed to test you. - Toni Sorenson
That melting pot stuff was always more about what this country wanted to believe about itself than the way people really felt. - Wally Lamb
I was loving you, I am loving you and I will love you for the eternity. Love is eternal. - Debasish Mridha
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples. - George Burns
Now I had my goals,I made my plansAnd things I ought to achieve.I thought success was the lock, And hard work was the key. - Nirab karki
The world is 3 days: As for yesterday, it has vanished along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work on it. - al-Hasan al-Basri
Nichts wird so fest geglaubt wie das, was wir am wenigsten wissen. - Michel de Montaigne
It is refreshing, and salutary, to study the poise and quietness of Christ. His task and responsibility might well have driven a man out of his mind. But He was never in a hurry, never impressed by numbers, never a slave of the clock. - J.B. Phillips
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
I know not if I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or if I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man. - Rene Descartes
One hand washes the other. (Manus Manum Lavet) - Seneca
No one ever thinks about the guy who was raised by the guy who was raised by wolves. - Demetri Martin
(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
Nynaeve shook her head. She supposed it was one way to find money for the poor. Simply rob anyone who was not poor. Of course, that would just make everyone poor in the end, but it might work for a time - Robert Jordan
It was nothing but a hole, a mouth open wide. You could lean over the edge and peer down to see nothing. All I knew about the well was its frightening depth. It was deep beyond measuring, and crammed full of darkness, as if all the world’s darkness had been boiled down to their ultimate density. - Haruki Murakami
Rincewind had been told that death was just like going into another room. The difference is, when you shout, 'Where's my clean socks?' no-one answers. - Terry Pratchett
When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, "Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?" - Quentin Crisp
She didn’t want to die. She couldn’t imagine wanting to die…Death was for—for other people. - Agatha Christie
A lot of people come up here and they thank Jesus for this award. I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus. He didn't help me a bit. If it was up to him, Cesar Millan would be up here with that damn dog. So all I can say is, 'suck it, Jesus! This award is my God now'! - Kathy Griffin
My biggest question was how to get rid of desire while going after your dreams? Dreams are desire in some way, shape or form. My answer is go after your dreams but don't get lost in your actions by staying present as often as possible. - Matthew Donnelly
I was not always a Muslim, but once I was led into the absorption of prayer and the mysteries of the Qur’an, something troubled in me became still. - Camilla Gibb
When i dated someone, my goal is to marry her, i date to get married one day, i don't date a girl just to have sex and leave her, why wasting your time if the goal is not to get married? - Werley Nortreus
There was a difference, I had decided, between knowing and believing. And I wanted both. - Laura Bickle
Millions say the apple fell but Newton was the only one to ask why. - Bernard M. Baruch
Courage was not something one picked out of the air. It was something like a bank account. You could withdraw only so much before it was necessary to stop, to take the time to make new deposits. - Tom Clancy
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
That was the trouble with formulating a system: what could you do but repeat it? - Peter Washington
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
Twice the size of a full grown man, with four muscular arms, it was his worst nightmare on steroids. -The Hyperscape Project - Donald Swan
We thought all this teaching was to make us smart. What it did was make us stupid. With all the little facts we learned, we never had the time to think. - Chuck Palahniuk
The church was not merely a thermometer that recorded the ideas and principles of popular opinion; it was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society. - Martin Luther King Jr.
For, in his opinion, to study nature was a form of worship. - Iain Pears
I wish I was friends with things," he said at last, "but I'm not. I never had anything to be friends with, and I can't bear people. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
Be a good person but don’t waste time to prove it... - Manas Disoriya
As I was walking up the stair I met a man who wasn't there. He wasn't there again today. I wish, I wish he'd stay away. - Hughes Mearns
I knew her before she was a virgin. - Oscar Levant
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
I was in the biggest breakdown of my life when I stopped crying long enough to let the words of my epiphany really sink in. That whore, karma, had finally made her way around, and had just bitch-slapped me right across the face. The realization only made me cry harder. - Jennifer Salaiz
What am I supposed to do when the best part of me was always you?And what am I supposed to say when I'm all choked up and you're ok? - The Script
Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation. - Lawana Blackwell
You know who I pray to? Joe Pesci. Two reasons: First of all, I think he's a good actor, okay? To me, that counts. Second, he looks like a guy who can get things done. Joe Pesci doesn't fuck around. In fact, Joe Pesci came through on a couple of things that God was having trouble with. - George Carlin
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
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
Creativity is the residue of time wasted. - Albert Einstein
Und was passiert, wenn du nicht mehr da bist, um [...] mich immer daran zu erinnern, wie ein Zuhause ist? - P.C. Cast
I dreamt we walked together along the shore. We made satisfying small talk and laughed. This morning I found sand in my shoe and a seashell in my pocket. Was I only dreaming? - Maya Angelou
What's happened with humanity, if was born inhuman man. 26.05.13 - VicDo
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
No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren't. - Marilyn Monroe
If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks. - Brendan Behan
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
When I started writingI was a sick teenagedfuck inside who partlythought I was the newMarquis de Sade, a bodydoomed to communicatewith Satan who was us-ing my sickness as hishome away from home,and there’s your proof. - Dennis Cooper
There was nothing the ignorant prized more than the ignorance of others. - R. Scott Bakker
People think about life in terms of changes, not levels. They can be changes from the status quo or changes from what was expected, but whatever form they take, it is changes that make us happy or miserable. - Richard H. Thaler
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
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
She was a beautiful dreamer. The kind of girl, who kept her head in the clouds, loved above the stars and left regret beneath the earth she walked on. - Robert M. Drake
I bought salvation from a man on the street. He said, "Go down to the beach and let the waves wash your feet. - Gabriel Rheaume
Feel pity for the person who judged you rudely. For they are selfish in their judgment, trying to make their life feel just a little bit better. It was never about you it was all about them. - Ron Baratono
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
When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation. - Al Franken
When I was a kid we had a sandbox. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child...eventually. - Steven Wright
If pain doesn't lead to humility, you have wasted your suffering. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
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
I decided that a story was anything that I made up that kept the reader turning the pages or watching, and did not leave the reader or the viewer feeling cheated at the end. - Neil Gaiman
She called herself Europa, and wandered the world from girlhood till death. She believed only in her life and in her dreams. She called herself Europa, and her god was Beauty. - Roman Payne
Your eyes are like heavy rain falling from pregnant clouds. With one glance, you washed awaythe poems I chalked on the groundand drowned all my beliefs.Now, I only scribble your name and believe in your truth. I know nothing but you. - Kamand Kojouri
Don’t pass my voice, what I said about! If you want to-pack the expression, the context and even the body language with it. Misunderstandings are like by-product of mishandling the whole transportation of what was said. - Praveen Chenna
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
An eerie feeling plagued the back of her mind, insisting that a supernatural force was within the room, or worse, within her! - J.C. Spencer
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
(On his gravestone): "I told you I was ill". - Spike Milligan
The red washingdown the bathtubcan't change the color of the seaat all. - Derrick Brown
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
I asked myself one day, 'Would it be humane of me to completely destroy my mind and soul for the music?' I knew immediately that the answer was no, so I knew I had to. - Matt Borneman
Here's how man thinks: "If no one's done it, why should I try? It's a waste of my time; but if he's done it, I can do it better. - Nabil N. Jamal
He missed two people: a) the girl she was; b) the person she’d made him feel he might have been. A deep sigh escaped him. - Ken Bruen
I was determined that in fiction anyway two men should fall in love and remain in it for the ever and ever that fiction allows. - E.M. Forster
Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed. - W. C. Fields
We all used to try so hard to fit in. We wanted to look exactly alike, do all the same things, practically be the same person, but when we weren't looking that all changed....what the summer actually brought was independence from each other. - Now and Then
"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
As a children’s minister, I always believed that I was an evangelist, and at the end of the book, there’s a simple prayer that, whoever’s reading the book could accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior - Soraya Diase Coffelt
You are given a life, a death. Understand both while living, and before dying. Or you'd have wasted a life, a death. - Fakeer Ishavardas
There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead: they did not seem to belong to the same species; and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed. - W. Somerset Maugham
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. - Epicurus
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
I was a fool for love, I was a fool. - Tegan Quin
Whoever said it was better to have loved and lost was completely full of shit. - Paula Stokes
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
It will be foolish not to get your heart broken, even once.For having a broken heart makes you realize the immense capability it possesses to mend and heal itself and to love far more intensely,with every affixed piece of it that was once broken and torn apart.. - Sanhita Baruah
Only eyes washed by tears can see clearly.
She was the half-whispers born from half-thoughts, the half-breaths of dying half-hearts. - Hubert Martin
We cross paths with certain people in our tangled lives for a reason. It's not by chance, not an accident but it's on a purpose. You were made to be part of someone's life for it was written long before you were born."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. - Washington Irving
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal. - Leo Tolstoy
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
and she realized that she (her soul) was not at all involved, only her body, her body alone. The body that had betrayed her and that she had sent out into the world among other bodies. - Milan Kundera
I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don’t remember what I did before that. Just loafed, I suppose. - P.G. Wodehouse
…..she needed him to know she did not care. She was spirited, tenacious, and full of contempt for him. - Coco J. Ginger
She had conquered, but she had also necessarily lost much. Perhaps what she had lost was not worth keeping; but at any rate she had lost it. - William Dean Howells
In state of deep depression, I stayed alone; my time was occupied with reading sacred books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve. - Karl R. Popper
He was the perfect soldier: he went where you sent him, and stayed where you put him, and had no idea of his own to keep him from doing exactly what you told him. - Dashiell Hammett
He was in a fairy kingdom where everything was possible.He looked up at the sky. And the sky was a fairy realm like the earth. It was clearing, and over the tops of the trees clouds were swiftly sailing as if unveiling the stars. - Leo Tolstoy
The problem was never my mind; it was a heart that could never hold all that it felt. - Shannon L. Alder
At first, writing for The New Yorker was very scary to me. I couldn't imagine anything that I would write in that typeface. - David Sedaris
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
When I was very young, before I could read, I remember being very interested in comic books. - Nathan Fillion
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
It is for a specific reason that you were born from that specific place. Never wish that away because it's not where you were born that matters, but who you were born to be. Jesus was born on the kraal and He became a King of Kings. - Gugu Mona
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
we were justlooking for what couldinstead of what waswhat should beinstead of how it was - Dominic Riccitello
I was overlooking the heights and I felt somewhere in between! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
So many went on a quest to tame her, The only man to win her heart was the one Who was also free. - Nikki Rowe
Our land is more valuable than your money. As long as the sun shines and the waters flow, this land will be here to give life to men and animals; therefore, we cannot sell this land. It was put here for us by the Great Spirit and we cannot sell it because it does not belong to us. - Anonymous
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
My mind was formed by studying philosophy, and that sort of thing. Werner Heisenberg - Plato
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
She realizes she doesn't know as much as God but feels she knows as much as God knew when he was her age. - Dorothy Parker
...it was so rich and exotic I was seduced into taking one bite and then another as I tried to chase the flavors back to their source. - Ruth Reichl
Some memories seems to be so far away .. however it was just yesterday !! Others seem to be so clear ,, however it was years ago !! Actually it depends on how far we are from those who shared us those moments !! - Gehad Badr
I, too, was fiercely independent and thought I could make two equal four. - Dominic Riccitello
What "wasting time" means? At the time we glorify self instead of glorify God, at that time we are wasting our time as... God is Time. - indonesia123
You may not be rich with money, Socrates was not, your life still has tremendous value. - Debasish Mridha
When I was young, I thought I was a bird at one time. Then they told me I can't fly, so I stopped flying. - Anthony Liccione
Teach that God is, not was; that He speaketh, not spake. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
I didn't want to be an immigrant. I was forced to be an immigrant. Alexis de Tocqueville, the French writer, said that the powerful and the happy never go into exile. He was right. - Jorge Ramos
It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready. - Sarah Kay
The scenery in the play was beautiful, but the actors got in front of it. - Alexander Woollcott
I am a massive slag!" I think to myself, in a motivational way. "I'm a Lady Sex Adventuress! I'm a Pirate of Privates! I'm a swashfuckler!" ... I think of "Teenage Whore" by Courtney Love as my personal anthem. - Caitlin Moran
They said it was to be a revolutionary house, free of class struggle, no servants’ rooms because they didn’t believe in laundry maids or cooks.Nobody does, really. Why should they? Only in having clean clothes, clean floors, and enchiladas tapatias. - Barbara Kingsolver
Just when the butterfly thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. - Anonymous
He kissed and held her like it was the last time, but then again, he always did that, because there had always been that possibility of him losing her. - Daniele Lanzarotta
I never said she was a lady. - K. K Weakley
Maybe, it wasn't stuck in my mind. Maybe,just maybe, it was stuck in my heart for so long that it grew wings and wanted to fly, but didn't know how. - Shannon L. Alder
A spiritual journey is becoming what one has always meant to be-come and always was. One with God's Spirit. - Jazz Feylynn
Some marriages are made in heaven,Mine was made in Hong Kong, by the same people who make those little rubber pork chops they sell in the pet department at Kmart. - Tom Robbins
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
I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet. - Rodney Dangerfield
Reality may not be what you want it to be, but it is the reality you now must face. You can deny this reality and try to wish it away, or you can accept it and not waste any energy on wanting it to be different. - David W. Earle
Equally as therapeutic was the fact that disaster did not come. - Daniel Smith
Strange how this war was making them all Americans. - Newt Gingrich and William R Forstchen
A smile can express more than a thousand feelings, but to me The Unknown, its the deadliest weapon i was created with and have control over - Ryan Leonard
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
I learned much too late that what you called love was nothing but a desperate and irrational fear of a life lived alone. - Beau Taplin
Do you think people have evolved too far, because I do; oh their ability to heal is indeed a wonder and I do praise them for that, but in many other things I think evolution has been a bit rushed, like getting to the bus stop before the wheel was invented. - conversations with a pigeon
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
...Granny Weatherwax, who had walked nightly without fear in the bandit-haunted forests of the mountains all her life in the certain knowledge that the darkness held nothing more terrible than she was... - Terry Pratchett
Life wouldn't be fun if there was no sadness. - Harsh Dubey
When my dad was young he shot marbles. When I was young I played Marble Madness on my Nintendo Entertainment System. - Kevin James Breaux
Finding the book was like kissing a lightning bolt. - Karen Miller
There are people dying from famine on the roads, and you do not issue the stores of your granaries for them. When people die, you say, 'it is not owing to me, it is owing to the year.' In what does this differ from stabbing a man and killing him, and then saying, 'it was not I, it was the weapon? - Mencius
The hard part wasn’t breaking up. The hard part is forcing myself to fall out of love with you. - Dominic Riccitello
She was a music I no longer heard, that rang in my mind, itself and nothing else, lost to all sense, but not perished, not perished. - Marilynne Robinson
Everyone was born with thought and dream...after a lot of time they just gave up. The life went upon their waist, they couldn't handle it and they fail! - Deyth Banger
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
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
Jam on a winter took away the blue devils. It was like tasting summer. - Sandra Dallas
To want more was not just childish, but cowardly, and somehow constpatory too. Death was change; it led to new chances, new vacancies, new niches and opportunities; it was not all loss. - Iain Banks
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
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
The past is finished. There is nothing to be gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know. - Rebecca Beard
But when reality was hopeless, fantasy became more and more necessary. - Michael Grant
there was a feeling as if I carried a small leaden coffin in the place of my heart - Iris Murdoch
To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship. - Robert Harris
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
Thank you, Tempest, for loving me when understanding was too hard. Thank you for understanding when loving me is impossible. - Tracy Deebs
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
Sometimes I feel like my whole life before she died was a dream. - Ann Dee Ellis
His love was a poison: soft and loveable, hideous yet touchable. - Dominic Riccitello
Where would I be had I not believed I was incompetent? - Ilona Mialik
...we could think or feel as we wished toward the characters, or as the poet, discounting history, invited us to; we were the poet's guest, his world was his own kingdom, reached, as one of the poems told us, through the 'Ring of Words'... - Janet Frame
i let you love me.i let you take care of me.i let you do things to meno one was allowed to do before. - Ava
I was against the Iraq war I was against the Afghan war I was against bombing Libya and Syria but to be quite honest and with a heavy heart because more innocent people are gonna be killed....We have to step in and help wipeout ISIS! - Cal Sarwar
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
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
Windows 10 on both an old 2011 upgraded computer and a new 2016 computer was an excruciating experience - Steven Magee
There is nothing as stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. - Will Rogers
why does what was beautiful shatter in hindsight because it concealed dark truths? - Bernhard Schlink
They were the sort who berated a man for meddling and chased him away, then berated him again for not being there when he was needed. Not that they would admit he was needed, even then, not them. Raise a hand to help and you were interfering, do nothing and you were an un-trustworthy wastrel. - Robert Jordan
Neither one nor the other, I am, I was and I'll remain myself - Stromae
I know he's a good person. And he said he was sorry. And I love him. And when you love a person, you have to forgive him sometimes. - Gabrielle Zevin
The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame - Terry Pratchett
He easily gathered her in his arms; Gramma was made up of skin and bones and hate and crazy - and hate and crazy don't weigh anything. - Barry Lyga
My salad days, when I was green in judgement, cold in blood. - William Shakespeare
This universe was created for joy and happiness. You are born to be happy. Your happiness ultimately makes this universe joyful. Blooming flowers, singing birds, and smiling people fill this universe with joy. - Debasish Mridha
The past wasn’t a guest you could ask to leave when you tired of its company. No, the past put up its feet and meant to stay. - Sonja Yoerg
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
because she should be sure in her soul that the most terrifying thing in the forest was her - Terry Gilliam
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
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
The killing was the best part. It was the dying I couldn't take. - Craig Volk
There is nothing like being told to go fuck yourself by the same person who was, only days before, praying on your behalf. - Henry Rollins
He who didn't succeed at his own dreams, was too busy listening to another's failures. - Nikki Rowe
THE FOND OLD COUPLE WASDISAPPEARING TOGETHER THROUGHSUCCESSIVE AMPUTATIONS. - Jenny Holzer
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
By some tear in the wish fabric, or the casting of a prayer, or the falling of some lonely star, the enchanted garden was not lost to me, but lost in me. - Ansul Noor
I once stood on a road and found I had no friends. And I was glad. Better to have no friends than to have people claim they were your friends when they were not. It is a source of strength to come to terms with your right to be alone. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
The sacred sense of beyond, of timelessness, of a world which had an eternal value and the substance of which was divine had been given back to me today by this friend of mine who taught me dancing. - Hermann Hesse
Even he, to whom most things that most people would think were pretty smart were pretty dumb, thought it was pretty smart. - Douglas Adams
My first word for the New Year was "exsanguinate." This was probably not a good omen.
[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
So, Americans, then. Self-appointed vigilante defenders of the world, kind of like Superman, if Superman was retarded and only fought crime when he felt like it. - Yahtzee Croshaw
Remind me to thank God I don’t have a sister.Caine eyed him critically. He was a filthy heap of blood and soot and sand stuck to the gun oil on his face. Yeah, without much enthusiasm. I’ll thank Him for ya. - V.S. Carnes
Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up. - G. K. Chesterton
We traveled long and forgot why poetry was invented. - Dejan Stojanovic
Instead, we talked about the reasons to support political leaders who support us, never mind party labels. It was the kind of campaigning only a movement could do. - Gloria Steinem
Let failuers be your reason to strengthen your determination and passion to succeed. - Vishwas Chavan
His eyes were closing again, all of their own accord, so that he lay in red, pain-filled darkness. It occured to him that he was dying and he didn’t care. ‘He’s alive!’ Blue said again ‘He’s breathing!’ ‘I can’t see him breathing. - Herbie Brennan
The invention of the teenager was a mistake. Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way. - Judith Martin
Pain is a very precious gift. Do not waste it.
I know I should have been grateful because it was a very nice thing to do. But I wasn't grateful. I wasn't grateful at all. Don't get me wrong. I acted like I was. But I wasn't. To tell you the truth, I was starting to get mad. - Stephen Chbosky
i was lieing to myself when I thought I was lost, I have never been lost - I just wasn't ready to be found. - Nikki Rowe
Q: But what do you think that the Bible, itself, says? Don't you know how it was arrived at?A: I never made a calculationQ: What do you think?A: I do not think about things I don't think about.Q: Do you think about things you do think about?A: Well, sometimes. - Scopes Trial
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
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
Who breathes must suffer, and who thinks must mourn; And he alone is bless'd who ne'er was born. - Matthew Prior
A relationship without trust is a waste of time - Prince simus
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
You can't miss me, because I was never there. - Ili Ann
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
I was to discover that the quest for human understanding is a lifetime one that has no end in sight. - Margaret Bourke-White
Would you want to do business with a person who was 99% honest? - Sidney Madwed
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
She was worried these thoughts would crush her if she let them come, but they didn't. You didn't know how heavy they were until you tried to lift them. You didn't know how strong you were. - Ann Brashares
i do not know how to live tepidly.i was never built to fit in.i live by my souland my soul is insane. - Ava
When was the last time someone ran their fingers through the knots of your soul? - Maza-Dohta
I heard a bird congratulating itselfall day for being a jay.Nobody cared. But it was gladall over again, and said so, again. - William Stafford
Jan had always been a good pianist, and now he was the finest in the world. - Arthur C. Clarke
I was born in a hospital. I do not want to die in one. - J.R. Rim
I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
I know a girl from whose body sunbeams rose to the clouds as if they’d fallen from the sun.Her laugh was like a bangle of bells. Your hair is wet, I told her one day, Did you take a bath? It is dew! she laughed, I’ve been lying in the grass. All morning long, I lay here waiting for the dawn. - Roman Payne
A professional man of letters, especially if he is much at war with unscrupulous enenemies, is naturally jealous of his privacy... so it was, I think, with Dryden. - Walter Raleigh
The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans. - Sherwood Smith
The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion. - George Washington
He was a nobody. Yet and still, he held the gun and therfore all of the power. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
... 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
The exquisite kindliness of her manner suggested that their relationship was of no possible consequence, that she could not pay him the tribute of hostility. - Ayn Rand
All you ever were was a little bit of the universe, thinking to itself. - Iain M. Banks
If the race isn't over after you have won, then it wasn't your game! - Vishwanath S J
It was like he could take any emotion I had and make it ten times stronger. Which is great when it’s happiness but pretty darn awful if it’s anything sad. - Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The loudest noise I ever heard was; the ghost of my heart whining in my chest. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
According to the science writer Philip Ball, when it was pointed out to musicologist Deryck Cookethat Slavic and much Spanish music use minor keys for happy music, he claimed that their liveswere so hard that they didn’t really know what happiness was anyway. - David Byrne
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
If what I do prove well, it won't advance. They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance. - Anne Bradstreet
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
In my crazy world, above all others...you were the only one who was the ugliest. And you were the only one...who was the most beautiful.... This is the unspoken truth. - Kaori Yuki
But never fear, gentlemen; castration was really not the point of feminism, and we women are too busy eviscerating one another to take you on. - Anna Quindlen
The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself. - Rita Mae Brown
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted. - Aesop
An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. - Malcolm X
Still, she stood looking fabulous like a princess should, licking her blood red lips the moment she laid her eyes on the beautiful prince. It was appetite on first sight. - Cameron Jace
It had been horrible, yes, and he'd never want to do it again - but it truly was his most powerful experience. - Shane Stadler
But secretly I knew I had been transformed, moved by the revelation that human beings create art, that to be an artist was to see what others could not. - Patti Smith
And whose fault was it that the boy swallowed down lies, when no one would feed him the truth? - Lois McMaster Bujold
Nothing that happens to you was meant to be. The only thing about you that was meant to be is you. Blaze your own trail. - George Alexiou
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
Why sadness was created?So we could rest from laughing. - Nelson M. Lubao
I MET MY SOUL, IT WAS WRITTEN IN A LANGUAGE KNOWN TO BE TONED FOR DARKNESS BUT LIGHT IN TRUTH - Goitsemang Mvula
Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to man that he should proclaim the Word of God through Music. - Martin Luther
The bare knowledge of God's will is inefficacious, it doth not better the heart. Knowledge alone is like a winter sun, which hath no heat or influence; it doth not warm the affections, or purify the conscience. Judas was a great luminary, he knew God's will, but he was a traitor. - Thomas Watson
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
David was "a star, the Elvis of the Bible." An unusually for such a rockstar with his lust for power, lust for women, lust for life, he had humility of one who knew his gift work harder than he ever would. - Bono
The things I can't do are the things I have yet to learn. - Barbara-Cooper Washington
Truly, was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century. Ernst W. Mayr - Buffon
Someone was going to die; of that he was perfectly sure.The only question was who. - Caroline Lawerence
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
The only thing it took for her to be beautiful was to believe that she was. - Kamiyah Franks
Sometimes time is all we have with the people we love the most. I ask you to slow down in life. To take your time, but don’t waste it…." THE LEGACY OF LUCY HARTE, out Jan 6th (Harper Impulse) - Emma Heatherington
At last started to play and she gestured to dance with me. As we slow danced I couldn’t tell what day or year it was. For all I know, Etta could have been singing it live. We danced like lovers do and as the song neared it’s melodic end, she whispered in my ear—I just got lost with you. - Kayko Tamaki
When you break the promises, you loose the credibility. When you loose the credibility, you loose the trust. So, keep your promises, because trust is the foundation of soulfully inspired life. - Vishwas Chavan
You can't band together to fight without trust. And without trust, there was no hope. - Rick Yancey
Mark Twain said the difference between the right word and the almost right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug, and people think he was good, right ? Didn't write any decent characters, as far as I can tell, but otherwise fine. - Adam Rex
Jesus was a pacifist. - Chris Hedges
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.
I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty. - George Burns
Eve and the apple was the first great step in experimental science. - James Bridie
After all, a woman didn't leave much behind in the world to show she'd been there. Even the children she bore and raised got their father's name. But her quilts, now that was something she could pass on. - Sandra Dallas
To lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. - John Lubbock
In a land that knew only dark beauty, she was something of a hybrid no one dared touch. But the tall Arab did not appear in the least daunted by her abnormality. No, she saw his eyes. He was not daunted in the least. - V.S. Carnes
Miranda was dark, like a midnight sky. But as she fell, her eyes shone like stars themselves. - Dyls Downs
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
I Used to think that I knew everything, I was alone. My heart was empty, a single soul experience of life. When I discovered in a pair of eyes, a light reflection of mine, I found my mate, my match, my soul. - Katia M. S.
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - George Washington
When I was on "StarSearch", one of the producers told the other contestants, "She'll never be famous; she's too tough, she's too New York, and she's too heavy." And I remember thinking, "Gosh, he's gonna feel like a jerk when I'm famous. Through the negativity I learned to hear myself quite loudly. - Rosie O'Donnell
Eventually you will find yourself preferring to say, 'Prayer happened, and I was there" more than "I prayed today". All you know is that you are being led, being guided, being loved, being used, being prayed through -- and you are no longer in the drivers seat. - John Predmore
Efforts are meant to optimize, not to waste. The right time to optimize it is when others are open to giving their buy-ins to participate. - Ashish Patel
He was a bureaucrat, not a hitman, and most of the time that's what supervillainy looks like in real life. - Ben Dyer
The key for me was to have faith and trust in God to transform me. This was scary because the foundation that once kept me safe and secure was being taken from me! - Michael Barbarulo
When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. - Roman Payne
You find the meaning in life by giving yourself away not by satisfying yourself. The most gratifying thing, at 73 years old, is to be able to think that your life was used to help others.
I sounded like Horton the Elephant. "A person is a person no matter how small." What the hell was I doing standing in the middle of a cave, in the dark, surrounded by wererats, quoting Dr. Seuss, and trying to kill a one-thousand-year-old vampire? - Laurell K. Hamilton
beauty is beyond comprehension, beyond nature, it lies within the mind of a soul so divine as if it was created to divide the line between night and day. - Matthew A Rodriguez
I wasn’t finished with you, Pru, he said softly. I had plans.Oh boy. Maybe I had plans, too.Yeah? Closing the gap between them, one of his hands went to her hip, the other slid up her back to anchor her to him. Tell me. Tell me slowly and in great detail. - Jill Shalvis
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
Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination. - Ovid
The world changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure. - J. R. R. Tolkien
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 was just trying to open the door... but the walls fall down - Saket Assertive
...What's more, I live in Berkeley, California. If princesses had infiltrated OUR little retro hippie hamlet, imagine what was going on places where women actually shaved their legs! - Peggy Orenstein
It took place in the midnight in the University's Great Hall, in a welter of incense, candlesticks, runic inscriptions and magic circles, none of which was strictly necessary but which made the wizards feel better. - Terry Pratchett
Washington likes to threaten the people over whom they exercise power. - Glenn Greenwald
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do. - Henry Ford
I don't want prizes. I turned down the National Institute of Arts and Letters when I was elected to it in 1976 on the grounds that I already belonged to the Diner's Club. - Gore Vidal
The thing about books was, the more you read and liked them, the more you wanted to have on hand to read. Before you knew it you needed more bookshelves, and then all of the sudden they filled your house. - Sui Ishida
Only those who are brainwashed and foolsbelieve in the existence of a god.Those who are indifferent just pretend. - A.J. Beirens
Christmas has a dark side. It’s painful for those of us who lost loved ones during the holidays. What puts it back into sparkling perspective is knowing that Christ was born so that we might all be reunited again. That’s the real sparkle in Christmas. - Toni Sorenson
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
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
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
(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
And I knew that in spite of all the roses and kisses and restaurant dinners a man showered on a woman before he married her, what he secretly wanted was for her to flatten out underneath his feet like Mrs. Willard's kitchen mat. - Sylvia Plath
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
Back in the day, it was either both a mother and her daughter had pubic hair, or the daughter didn’t. Today, in many a case, the mother is the one who doesn’t. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I blinked at her, suddenly loathing her to the depths of my soul. Not only was she probably rather evil, and definitely thoroughly unpleasant, but she also didn't read. - Nicole Peeler
Yesterday, I was clever, I wanted to be rich. Today, I am wise, I want to be happy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It was a desire, an echo, a sound; she could drape it in color, see it in form, hear it in music, but not in words; no, never in words. She sighed, teased by desires so incoherent, so incommunicable. - Virginia Woolf
To create man was a fine and original idea; but to add sheep was a tautology. - Mark Twain
Keep in mind, Eragon, that no one thinks himself a villain, and few make decisions they think are wrong. A person may dislike his choice, but he will stand by it because, even in the worst circumstances, he believes that it was the best option available to him at the time. - Christopher Paolini
There is a distinct difference between Darkness and Satan. Darkness is silence, the void, Zen; nothingness. Satan was a pig-headed being who fought to get his way. Wake up! Don't let him have his way anymore. - Solange nicole
Disappointment is a blessing. If you were never disappointed, you'd never know what was important to you. - Kamand Kojouri
But at the very moment she was thinking these thoughts, adventure, as she afterwards told my Mother, was stalking her. - P.L. Travers
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
I was hated, you know. I made no secret of the fact that I was an atheist. People told me there are no atheists in fox holes. That's nonsense. [interview promoting Marching as to War (2002)] - Pierre Berton
His heart was like a battered guitar; worn and scuffed from a life spentout on the road, but still capableof bringing forth beautiful music. - John Mark Green
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country? - George Washington
... but she was also bewilderingly lonely... Abra had lost her gift for being alone. - John Steinbeck
She was rage and vengeance, wrath and malice, in beautifully twisted human form. - Kami Garcia
It was a miserable machine, an inefficient machine, she thought, the human apparatus for painting or for feeling; it always broke down at the critical moment; heroically, one must force it on. - Virginia Woolf
Every failure was a stepping stone towards a greater success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I was so scared that all the big things I wanted would never be anything more than wants. - Julie Murphy
He wondered why he wasn't as in love with her as he was with...Hector had only shared enjoyment with (her)...he shared everything, enjoyment and sorrow...but for some time now they'd shared too much frustration, boredom and fatigue. - François Lelord
The growth of my love story had been gradual but my success had always existed and both coupled together formed a deadly combination that was detrimental to our love. I wanted people to love me. She wanted them to leave her alone. - Faraaz Kazi
She was simply Asha, a woman on her own. Had the situation been otherwise, she might not have come to know her own brain. - Katherine Boo
Success comes to those who do not waste time looking and criticizing what others are doing but focusing on honest self-evaluation and what they have to do. - Amit Abraham
After all it was for one justice which is short..., but the journey up to this justice was very long.(Red 2008 Film) - Deyth Banger
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. - Nelson Mandela
Genetic engineering was messy. To force a sequence of foreign DNA into a plant, you couldn’t just snip the desired gene from the bacteria and sew it on to the plant’s DNA sequence like an old woman working on a quilt. - Kenneth Eade
The inspector had interviewed boys before, boys from the poorest parts of town. He had the habit of not specifying "mam" or "dad" or even "parents." They were things he knew not every child possessed and so he was careful. - Sylvia Waugh
Will you accompany me in this dance? he said, bowing and holding out his hand. No, thank you. Miri smiled. The prince frowned and looked and the chief delegate as if for assistance. Miri laughed self consciously. I, uh, I was teasing. - Shannon Hale
I HOLDIf I could have had him,I could have let himgo.But withoutthe having there was nothing—so to the nothingIhold. - Coco J. Ginger
If I were you I'd put that away. See you're just wasted and thinking about the past again, darling you'll be okay. - Pierce the Veil
I never wanted anything new; from the age of ten, I was convinced that you couldn't replace what was lost. I insisted on things on having to be found. - Cecelia Ahern
Imagination is a quality that was given to man compensate him from whats not. The sense of humor was given to console him from what is. - Oscar Wilde
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 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
Vlad was sexting Elizabeth a picture of his pulă rigiditate, while he told Mina. I vould like totally hang up on the dude. He’s no Baldwin." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water. - African Proverb
I couldn't suppress a smile. It was inconceivable that I was here, in a place as extraordinary as the fantasy books Sophie loved. Maybe...just maybe those stories are based on a measure of truth. Maybe one day I'd write our story. - Heather L. L. FitzGerald
nothing in this world was more difficult than love. - Gabriel García Márquez
Don’t waste your time dying over the past, spend it living in the present. - Saim Cheeda
You sip the water from the same ocean in which all the hope was lost. Us - Saleem Sharma
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience. - George Washington
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
We Slovenians are even better misers than you Scottish. You know how Scotland began? One of us Slovenians was spending too much money, so we put him on a boat and he landed in Scotland. - Slavoj Žižek
You 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
He wasn't that good looking, he had the social skills of a wet cat and the patience of a caffeinated hummingbird - Karen Chance
I was not a great communicator, but I communicated great things. - Ronald Reagan
The role of the therapist is to reflect the being/accepting self that was never allowed to be in the borderline. - Michael Adzema
The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Charles Dickens
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little and who talk too much. - John Dryden
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.
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.
History proved many times that path of millions was often the wrong path! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The truth is, Everyone was taken before, What hurts is that, sometimes they are imprisoned with their past. - Bradley B. Dalina
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
Because what could be more Casablanca? Suddenly Harlow saw that what she’d always wanted was a man of principle. A man of action. A domestic terrorist. Every girl’s dream, if she can’t have a vampire. (Chapter four pg 202) - Karen Joy Fowler
Minister: As I was saying, Alex, you can be instrumental in changing the public verdict. Do you understand, Alex? Have I made myself clear?Alex: As an unmuddied lake, Fred. As clear as an azure sky of deepest summer. You can rely on me, Fred. - Anthony Burgess
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
Darkness should never be an excuse to quit, for with God, darkness is the exact stuff that light was built for. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
One of the liberating effects of science fiction when I was a teenager was precisely its ability to tune me into all sorts of strange data and make me realize that I wasn’t as totally isolated in perceiving the world as being monstrous and crazy - William Gibson
Ever since I was 12 years old, my mother have always taught me to learn to be a leader. To start learning now! When you have the time to take time to learn and have every chance to be mentored. Don't be ashamed to be high maintenance when it comes to development. - Janna Cachola
She never got a chance to fall out of love, to do it properly, slowly and thoroughly, and the result was he was like a phantom limb. Gone but still there. And like a true phantom limb, the preponderance of feelings associated with him were painful. - Sarah Dunn
Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn't have a cent.
I didn't want him to be the one I avoided because he'd hurt me. If I was just his friend, then I would still be blessed. If that meant swallowing my pride and being his shoulder when he got hurt, or being the one he ranted at when he was angry; I was prepared to do it and to do it with dignity. - Jessica Thompson
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
I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong. - John Lennon
My father's love was always strongMy mother's glamour lives on and on.Yet still inside I felt alone, for reasones unknow to me. - Lana Del Rey
People who aren’t in that space will be like ‘So how was your trip?’ and you don’t even go into it. ‘I guess it was pretty good.’ And then you talk to other people who have been there and they know exactly why your eyes are glazed over. - Jimmy Chin
She was a mystery, personal in her journey but social in her seek; you wouldn't believe the depth in her heart until the day you felt her essence, for the very first time. - Nikki Rowe
Life is merely a minute long; Don't waste your seconds. - Andrea L'Artiste
Love isn't a waste of time; if done with the right person - Wrushank Sorte
It is fatal to suppose the great writer was too wise or too profound for us ever to understand him; to think of art so is not to praise but to murder it, for the next step after that tribute will be neglect of the masterpiece. - John Erskine
When I was your age...I wish I'd known that I already had everything I needed within myself to be happy, instead of looking for happiness at beauty counters. - Ilene Beckerman
She was exactly right and wrong in the perfect sort of way. This kiss would be the first of many, she was the type of girl I would desperately fight for to stay. - Hubert Martin
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. - Washington Irving
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
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
He stopped complaining, but now I was annoyed. I went to the roof and drank alone. - Haruki Murakami
Was there little time between the invention of language and the coming of true and false? - Mason Cooley
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
He was a genius - that is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities. - Robertson Davies
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken - and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived. - Margaret Mitchell
Light was the first thing that came into existence, first in the order of creation. - Sunday Adelaja
The social contract known as 'The Constitution' has been null and void since the last person who signed it, died. Even then, it was only ever applicable to the men who signed it. That's how contracts work. - Dane Whalen
There is nothing more entertaining then leaving someone speechless. Yet, there is nothing sadder than realizing that person was incapable of retaining half of what you said, and will repeat the story all wrong to someone else. - Shannon L. Alder
When we got into office, the thing that surprised me the most was that things were as bad as we'd been saying they were. - John F. Kennedy
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
Strephon kissed me in the spring,Robin in the fall,But Colin only looked at me,And never kissed at all.Strephon's kiss was lost in jest,Robin's lost in play,But the kiss in Colin's eyesHaunts me night and day. - Sarah Teasdale
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou
I wasn't born of a whistle or milked from a thistle at twilightNo I was all horns and thorns sprung out fully formed, knock-kneed and upright. - Joanna Newsom
You matter, Mama repeated. Not because of whose son you are. Because of who you are. You're as important as every other human being that ever was or ever will be. Everyone matters. - Kimberley Brubaker Bradley
And if the day I die they ask me just how heaven was, I'll be glad I spent it with you. - Brian Logan Dales
It looked as if a night of dark intent was coming, and not only a night, an age. Someone had better be prepared for rage... - Robert Frost
Reality is such a pain. Those of us who were fed up with that kind of reality decided to remake it. We’d set up a partition, separate what’s important to us from what was trash, put only the things we loved on our side, and got rid of the rest. - Ryohgo Narita
although the stress response was involuntary, the relaxation response required practice.[6] - Linda Lantieri
Once, power was considered a masculine attribute. In fact, power has no sex. - Katherine Graham
An enlightened thinker does not waste his precious time thinking about what others think of what he thinks. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Crying was an acceptable outlet, even if it made you feel raw and empty inside, it was still better than that build up of resentment that grew from not letting your emotions out.- My Bestfriend's Girl - - Dorothy Koomson
I was brought up in that other service; but I knew from the first that the Devil was my natural master and captain and friend. I saw that he was in the right, and that the world cringed to his conqueror only from fear. - George Bernard Shaw
We alays blame the outer world for our failures, unhappiness and frustration. It is time to realise that it is health, harmony and wealth of our inner world that determine the degree of our success, joy, peace and bliss. - Vishwas Chavan
Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul. - Wassilly Kandinsky
Wanting to be someone you're not is a waste of the person you are. - Kurt Cobain
In my errant life I roamedto learn the secrets of women and men,of gods and dreams.I lived in wealth and poverty, in fame and calamity.I saw every country of our world,I lived a thousand lives.Many lives I spent, other lives I squandered,for in my life I never traveled, all I did was wander. - Roman Payne
Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. - Malcolm X
I sometimes wish I could spontaneously combust. Burn until nothing but ash is left, to be washed away by the wind and the rain. - A.B. Shepherd
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
It was an earthquake, tearing at the sons of America, trying to swallow them up. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful sons, that women had reared, had kissed and screamed at, and that fathers had stared intently in their cots, to see themselves in the wondrous mirrors of their babies. - Sebastian Barry
I won't forget when I couldn't go to bed with the lights offWhen I heard that voice call me in for the nightI remember when love was just a word and not a fightAll I had to worry about were broken bones and being left alone - Real Friends
Forgotten hero was never the real hero, real hero can not be forgotten. - Amit Kalantri
She took the bottom of her shirt and wiped the handles of the blades. He made a face.What was that for?Fingerprints. I’m not wastin’ time explainin’ to cops why six inches of steel went into a dumbass. - Randall Kenneth Drake
The Holy Spirit is saying that no authority or authoritative being exists that was not created by Jesus Christ. This is a statement beyond creation. It is a statement of Godhead. - Todd Coburn
As a sea is full of drops of liquid, I was but one in the ocean of WarMany are swept ruthlessly into the battering, bashing waves, and only few survive to swim to shore - Jade Kosche
It was as if they had climbed the last hill in creation. - Dan Simmons
All of your fears and thoughts were mine, you were so scared but it was beyond divine. - Dominic Riccitello
He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which. - Douglas Adams
There was Arctic John, a businessman from Salisbury who doesn’t hold water, Bruce Knott, a social worker from Cumberland who spends his lunch hour picking his bum, and Judith Glycerine, the reformation pig. - St John Morris
I know [patriotism] exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest, or some reward. - George Washington
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. - Heinrich Heine
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established. - Rudyard Kipling
Serendipity was my tour guide, assisted by caprice - Pico Iyer
[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
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
The Valkyrie’s heart was wrought of dazzling gold full of the most finest and firmest of loves, this being the secret of her many moods and akimbo inspirangular mercies. —On Kari, Ch. Fifteen Valley of the Damned - douglas m laurent
The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
She'd always been a little excitable, a little more passionate about books than your average person, but she was supposed to be -- she was a librarian, after all. - Sarah Beth Durst
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
For men, the answer was always the same and never farther away than the nearest sword. For a woman, a mother, the way was stonier and harder to know. - George R.R. Martin
Tragedy cleans the windows of the soul by washing away the bias of our lives in the detergent of pain. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
After I was diagnosed with celiac disease, I said yes to food, with great enthusiasm. . . . I vowed to taste everything I could eat, rather than focusing on what I could not. - Shauna James Ahern
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. - George Washington
The church I had loved so much was not a good place for me to hear the sound of my own voice. There was room for my talent but no room for my voice. The preacher’s voice was too loud. Teachings rooted in fear and condemnation were too loud. I had to get in a space where I could hear. - Suzette Hinton
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. - Marilyn Monroe
But what reality was ever made by realists? - Richard Flanagan
Everything that is old was once new. - A.D. Posey
I know that I’ve never been perfect. I think we determine what’s perfect to us. I think we understand perfect doesn’t come perfectly. If I was to be bare face or a face full of make up. I won’t be perfect until I determine what I see as perfect enough. - T.Taylor
Here’s the solution. We need a CO2 tax, revenue-neutral, to replace taxation on employment, which was invented by Bismarck and some things have changed since the 19th Century. - Al Gore
The long sadness of winter was finally in retreat. - Kimberly Cuttler
But now that she had achieved knighthood, and thought and acted as she wanted and decided, for one has to act in this way in order to save this world, she neither noticed nor cared that all the people around her thought she was insane. - Kathy Acker
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaudy display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
George Orwell famously described international sport as 'war minus the shooting'. But for all Orwell's greatness as a thinker, this was one of his least felicitous lines, analogous to 'murder minus the death' or 'life minus the breathing'. - Gideon Haigh
If there was a God, he'd guide the winds, let them blow for me so that, with a tug of my string, I'd cut loose my pain, my longing. - Khaled Hosseini
One of the liabilities of being a deep thinker, Wyatt mused, was that it left him vulnerable to existential crises. - Bridie Clark
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
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
Asked in 1919 whether it was true that only three people in the world understood the theory of general relativity, [Eddington] allegedly replied: 'Who's the third? - Arthur Stanley Eddington
Loving you is loosing my soul,I was in a lost battle, Death at my door,A dog in a backyard feels for my pain,Beer in a broken bottle wet paint and rain. - Table No. 21
People wrote me off but they did not realize that I was a writer. - Amit Abraham
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male. - Kurt Cobain
Yesterday I fell completely off the face of the earthContemplating life, light and love in the darkness of the voidStrangely it was in the dark that I found meaning for the light - Neil Leckman
When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. She always knew the way. Her feet were little wings. And her beautiful head was a compass. - Roman Payne
She always did feel sharp for things that was done wrong to her. I think she felt hurts more, say, than me. It's cause she's smarter; she got more person to hurt. - Joann Greenberg
LADY BRACKNELLThis noise is extremely unpleasant. It sounds as if he was having an argument. I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing. - Oscar Wilde
Everything changed the day she figured out there was exactly enough time for the important things in her life. - Brian Andreas
If there was no such thing as 'Competition' , would there be such a thing as 'Success - Hiba Fatima Ahmad
I am obnoxious to each carping tongue/ Who says my hand a needle better fits./ A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong/ For such despite they cast on female wits;/ If what I do prove well, it won't advance,/ They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance. - Anne Bradstreet
The thing about memories wasn't that many of them inevitably faded, but that repeated recall of the ones you remembered burnished them into shining, gorgeous lies. - Dexter Palmer
The celebrated Galen said that employment was nature's physician. It is indeed so important to happiness that indolence is justly considered the parent of misery.
I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there. - Confucius
Loving you was like jumping into the dark side of a pool, and drowning. - Lori Jenessa Nelson
Forever?"Sam's lips smiled, but above his grin, his yellow eyes turned sad, as if he knew it was a lie."Longer. - Maggie Stiefvater
He wept bitter tears over the death of his enemy. It was his enemy, after all, who knew him best and kept him up at night. - Donna Lynn Hope
Number of empty Ben & Jerry's containers: 3 -- two mint chocolate cookie, one plain vanilla. (Who buys plain vanilla ice cream from Ben & Jerry's, anyway? Is there a greater waste?) - Ally Carter
My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.
If traveling was free, you'd never see me again. - Anonymous
Perhaps the most important use of money - It saves time. Life is so short, and there's so much to do, one can't afford to waste a minute; and just think how much you waste, for instance, in walking from place to place instead of going by bus and in going by bus instead of by taxi. - W. Somerset Maugham
I could tell he was just as scared to love as I, But we still both carelessly climbed into eachothers arms and before we knew it, love had found us. - Nikki Rowe
But I wondered if all this kissing was a bad habit with him and me. The thing we did with our mouths instead of talking. - Gabrielle Zevin
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
There was a star danced, and under that was I born. - William Shakespeare
Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear. - Paulo Coelho
In spite of the surprises and anxieties and responsibilities of living, this was rather a nice world. - Alice B. Emerson
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste - Henry Ford
[H]is mouth pursed, but pursed in American, more generous than English pursing, ready for broader vowels and less mincing sounds. His body was long and lean and trim; he had American hips, ready for a neat belt and the faraway ghost of a gunbelt. - A.S. Byatt
The father of Egyptology was Father Athanasius Kircher. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
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
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers
George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping? - Jeff Melvoin
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
Mother Earth taught me that my angertoward nature was unfounded.And she therefore invited me to open my heart to thispossibility: so too may be my anger toward man. - Anasizi Foundation Good Buffalo Eagle
She was lovely with eyes that captivated your heart, a smile that drew your mind, and a presence that captured your soul. She was everything you wanted in a girl, and so much more. - Victoria Sophia A.B.
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now ... - C.J. Heck
What had he ever wanted that he could not buy? And if that wasn't riches he didn't know what was. - Josephine Tey
After supper they saw Kaluka to the boardwalk, and then strolled back along the beach to Asbury. The evening sea was a new sensation, for all its color and mellow age was gone, and it seemed the bleak waste that made the Norse sagas sad. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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
They were absolutely lovely, and in their presence, so was she. - Ann Brashares
And Mrs. Fox said to her children, 'I should like you to know that if it wasn't for your father we should all be dead by now. Your father is a fantastic fox.'Mr. Fox looked at his wife and she smiled. He loved her more than ever when she said things like that. - Roald Dahl
The world was made in order to result in a beautiful book. - Stéphane Mallarmé
Do you love me, Rain?""More than I knew it was possible to love. All the stars will fall from the heavens before I ever stop. - C.L. Wilson
Embrace, nurture, love and celebrate the child in self and others; because being child is being a future. - Vishwas Chavan
Time stops for no one, and no one can stop time. Yet we can waste it, spend it, treasure it, and be on it. No wonder time runs from us. - Bree Osmundsen
He'd fought hard, Lida told me, as if there was another way to fight. - John Green
All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was. - Toni Morrison
Don't waste your time to make new dreams. but waste it to make one of your lifetime dream, come true. - Olivia Sinaga
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
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
It seems that I have been held in some dreaming stateA tourist in the waking world world, never quite awake.No kiss, no gentle word could wake me from this slumber,Until I realised that it was you who held me under. - Florence + the Machine
He was responsible for administering an army that lacked time-tested procedures and routinized policies, so every decision became an improvisational act. - Joseph J. Ellis
If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. - Mickey Mantle
Don't interpret anything too much. This is time waster number 1. - Dee Dee Artner
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
The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or ever will be known in the world. - Charles Dickens
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
What if I was truly my brother's keeper? And what if I really loved my neighbor? And what if it really wasn't about me but about we - where would we be? The possibilities should blow your mind. But since it's not - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The universe was alive with staccato radio chatter and art and curiosity and wonder and change. - Exurb1a
When you told me, You are my star, my heart danced with joy because that was the best sentence that I have ever heard. - Debasish Mridha
He said that the principal function of music was to organize the details into harmonies that were intended to make us forget that there was randomness all around us. The same, he said, could be said for great books. - Selden Edwards
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
This was fast becoming messy war with our hall now covered in foam and a puddle of green slime... - Andy Dale
I just thought that was the most noble contribution you could make to human kind, was to be a teacher. - Dudley Flood
Just because everyone agrees that something is true doesn't make it so; everyone was in accord for thousands of years, saying the world was flat, the sun revolved around the earth, but everyone was wrong. - Aaron Dennis
What are you? From where did you come? I have never seen anything like you. The Creator Raven looked at Man and was surprised to find that this strange new being was so much like himself. - Eskimo creation myth
I was 17 years old when I was killed by a vampire"-Ruby Kennedy from My Handsome Vampire. - Vianka Van Bokkem
This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Norah Vincent
Then I looked at myself in the mirror. I was proud of myself, of my entire life, of everything I have done. It was the BEST feeling... I didn't want to leave that place. I wish I never woke up. - Benjamin Breedlove
Often when she liked a picture she found that she was liking some part of herself, some part of her that was in accord with the picture - Jeanette Winterson
Looking at her always reminded me of a rose that was dripping blood. I always felt it was drawing all the life from inside. Just to look beautiful on the outside. - Akshay Vasu
My greatest qualification for writing fiction was my ability, as a child, to lie with a straight face. - Ashwin Sanghi
I was in love when I felt your soul speaks in my Body - Seema Gupta
All he did all afternoon was calculate again and again how many hours of study time he was losing. Thinking about it now, he felt stupid, as we all do when we remember all the time we waste wishing we were somewhere else. - Paolo Giordano
Don’t waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself - something that's in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered. - Tina Turner
He wasn’t a good person, but I painted him to be and since I painted it, I believed it. - Dominic Riccitello
Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear. - Paulo Coelho
Never believe someone cares for you because of other people's reactions. Sometimes you have to drown out the noise from the crowd, in order to figure out if there is a song playing between the two of you or simply annoying static that you thought was a tune. - Shannon L. Alder
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
It was a uniform that signified that one was a kind of downtown aesthete; not necessarily nihilistic, but a monk in the bohemian order. - David Byrne
...I fell asleep and had a dream that a king was liquidated by a group of kind faces... - Maquita Donyel Irvin
I love my career. It is a career. A difficult one that takes many hours and total dedication to my craft. It is also what I was born to do--tell stories and entertain. - Michelle M. Pillow
Worse than that, however, was the CFO, a dapper-suited, neat-haired new age carapace containing an uninhibited misogynistic bogan, whose actual words to me, in concert with my boss in the same room were: 'To be successful you have to accept that weekends are for families. - Annabel Crabb
I didn't appear to need anyone: I could do it all myself. I could do everything. I was both halves: did that mean I was whole? - Rachel Cusk
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
Strength was not how fiercely one punched, but instead, how one would summon the courage to take a blow for someone else. - J.F.Johns
Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Death doesn't happen instantly. For a little while, you hover around your body, confused. What you want more than anything is to go home, to be safe, to know you're okay. But my life was over. - Caroline Flohr
Regrets are a waste of time. They're the past crippling the present.- From Under the Tuscan Sun, 2003 - Movie Quote
Life to me is a beautiful gift from from AdoShem that should not be wasted but shared with others. Including amazing revelations that are meant to be seen and meant to be told for such a time as this! - Sipporah Joseph
And so it was said "tell me your lies and I will help you keep them"And by wisdom attained it was realized that this was not the way. And so it was said "tell me your lies and I will help you heal them in truth without repercussion or judgement; in understanding, compassion and forgiveness. - L.J Vanier
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it. - Pope John Paul II
Take your time, but don't waste your time. There's a difference. - Philip Wang
HE didn't realize she was his everything until he gave her up for everything else. - Alexandria Heather
If you don't have good storing to tell on your deathbed, what good was living?
I have been sadder than any man could be: for nothing in the world was made for me. - Patricia Highsmith
Never was anything great achieved without danger. - Niccolò Machiavelli
The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.
There's an old saying that if you come back to the place where you became a man, you will remember all those things you need to be happy... That saying never made sense to me, but I thought it was worth a try. - Henry Bromel
When you find out that there was never anything in the dark side to be afraid of Nothing is left but to love. - Alan W. Watts
She was lost in her longing to understand. - Gabriel García Márquez
Happiness is as fragile and fleeting as a bubble soap. Water down the last dregs of happiness and turn them into bubbles to fill the void. It may nothing more than an illusion, but it was still better than the emptiness. - Kanae Minato
It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it. - Mark Twain
With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. - William Lloyd Garrison
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
If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDEDFOR THE EXISTENCE OF GODWAS MUSIC - Kurt Vonnegut
The greatest impact of the Darwinian revolution...was that it completed the liberation from superstition and fear that began in the physical sciences a few centuries before. Man, too, is a natural phenomenon. [in "The evolutionary concept of man", 1972, p. 35.] - George Gaylord Simpson
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
Ah, when to the heart of man Was it ever less than a treason To go with the drift of things, To yield with a grace to reason, And bow and accept the end Of a love or a season? - Robert Frost
As for diet, there is no biblical diet that is required for God’s people today as there was in the Old Testament. - David Cloud
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
Maybe love was meant to save us from ourselves. - Robert M. Drake
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
The greatest thing you will ever give to the world is your committment to leave what you find in better condition than the way you found it. Leave a single light in a place where there was once darkness so those coming behind you may see further and begin where you left. - Tonny K. Brown
Among other things Jonestown was an example of a definition well known to sociologists of religion: a cult is a religion with no political power. - Thomas Wolfe
One is that if women’s sexuality in Africa wasn’t under assault, if women were able to say no, if women weren’t subject to predatory attacks by men, or predatory behavior generally, then you would have a disease in Africa called AIDS. But you wouldn’t have a pandemic. - Stephen Lewis
If there was a god, I'd still have both nuts. - Lance Armstrong
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
In the beginning, there was nothing. And God said, 'Let there be Light.' And there was still nothing. But, you could see it.
I was too much of a Bronx kid to read Emerson or Hawthorne. - Don DeLillo
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
Kurt pick his way around testing for heat before taking each step and avoiding places where the ash was heaps up. - Nick Hastings
I was the wings that kept her aloft, while the churning sea of reality nipped at her feet. I kept her from drowning, but I still felt bad, that her toes had to experience such dreadful cold. - Hubert Martin
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
A heart can be shared.Who decided that a 'broken heart' was a bad thing? - Julia Esposito
Thank God men cannot as yet fly and lay waste the sky as well as the earth! - Henry David Thoreau
I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth. - Chico Marx
And it's time people told the truth about beautiful women. They do not shimmer down staircases. They do not descend, as was once supposed, from on high, attached to nothing other than wings. - Zadie Smith
Help your fatherAs he ages And loses his strengthFor it was he who sheltered youAnd protected you from the stormsKhoiSan Book of Wisdom - rassool jibraeel snyman
He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began. - Leo Tolstoy
I didn't do anything but sit quietly and pay attention to the fact that my hollow chest was still beating. I was still alive and could see that the new normal wasn't so bad. - Dee Williams
PALACE, n. A fine and costly residence, particularly that of a great official. The residence of a high dignitary of the Christian Church is called a palace; that of the Founder of his religion was known as a field, or wayside. There is progress. - Ambrose Bierce
There was her face, like a summer peach, beautiful and warm, and the light of the candles reflected in her dark eyes. [He] held his breath. The entire world waited and held its breath. - Ray Bradbury
Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing... - Elizabeth Gilbert
No gasp at a miracle that is truly miraculous because the magic lies in the fact that you knew it was there for you all along. - Toni Morrison
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe. - Abigail Adams
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
If there was no woman in this world there would be no prophecy - Hamza Khan Takkar
An eagle does not crawl because it was born to fly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Here in the trees it was much easier to believe the absurdities that embarrassed me indoors. Nothing had changed in this forest for thousands of years, and all the myths and legends of a hundred different lands seemed much more likely in this green haze than they had in my clear-cut bedroom. - Stephenie Meyer
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
What would the world do without tea? - how did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea. - Sydney Smith
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
By the time I had complete my 22nd year, I was a new man - an atheist. - Béla Bartók
The thing that bound us together at Apple was the ability to make things that were going to change the world. That was very important. - Steve Jobs
The blues was bleeding the same blood as me. - B.B. King
The day you find out who you are is when you look back and realize that it was never the words, rather your actions that defined you. - Shannon L. Alder
Sometimes Old Nan would tell the same story she'd told before, but we never minded, if it was a good story. Old stories are like old friends, she used to say. You have to visit them from time to time. - George R.R. Martin
She persisted when I resisted. And thank God for that. Because the number of storms I needed to go through before appreciating the way the wind whipped through her hair was one to many. Now, I'd move mountains to make her mine. Rain or shine. - J. Raymond
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
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
kesabaran adalah kunci mawas diri - kei hetroida
And yet, despite this portrait of a self assured woman, Cindy seemed to have a near obsession with being where everyone was and doing what everyone was doing. - Imbolo Mbue
Remember the order of life. Sometimes we forget how it was intended to be. - Jean Williams
a promise that the rock of the world was founded securely on a fairy's wing - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ninja mom's understand that training time is never wasted time. - Anna M. Aquino
How did someone help someone whose world was breaking apart? - Kristine E. Brickey
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
Surely, the Creator was with me in every circumstance. He has granted me a successful completion of my doctorate degree. - Lailah Gifty Akita
...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
As I inched sluggishly along the treadmill of the Maycomb County School system, I could not help receiving the impression that I was being cheated out of something. Out of what I knew not, yet I did not believe that twelve years of unrelieved boredom was exactly what the state had in mind for me. - Harper Lee
I had to piece together a diet for her, too. I knew which combinations of which foods on which days would rehang everything that was draped so delicately beneath her skin. In a matter of months, the body under the smock was organized anew, redistributed - Gary Lutz
When someone reacts violently and aggressively, it only goes to demonstrate the lack of truth, trust and confidence in oneself and issue that we are defending. It rather portrays the guilt, shame and self anger for defending the indefensible. - Vishwas Chavan
The day she was born,her grandfather made her a ring of silver and a polished stone, because he loved her already. - Aliki
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in. - Katherine Mansfield
She was always at her best with him, with a delightful feeling of being understood. To love is easy and therefore common - but to understand - how rare it is! - L.M. Montgomery
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
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
I was saying yes because when you're in love, the world is full of possibilities, and when you're in love, you want to take every single one of them. - Danny Wallace
He was forged in the fire of greatness and chiseled by her to be a legend. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
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
You did not choose this path for yourself - it is the path that was chosen for you. That is the way life works at time. However, the choices you make as you travel the path are always yours and you must make them wise choices - Jeff Dixon-Terror in the Kingdom
He was the strangest of strangers in that he was also her oldest friend. - Ann Brashares
Nothing great was ever acheived without enthusiasm.
Life was simpler when we thought no one cares about what we think. - Riyadh Razzaq
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. - Francis Bacon
It was as if my sould had left my body, floated up to the ceiling, and was watching me destroy my own career with one deliberately assaultive punch. (Dark City Lights) - Peter Hochstein
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
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
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
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
A great difference between the womb and the tomb is the w and the t! We waist great and precious time as we journey from the womb to the tomb; in the end we shall remember the w and the t! Hmm! The wasted time! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
This is home, it's the only place I want to be, but at the same time everything familiar feels strange. It's the same as it ever was except without the people who most belong here. - Jael McHenry
The 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
But, nevertheless, the generation that carried on the war has been set apart by its experience. Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Isaac Newton
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night: God said, "Let Tesla be", and all was light.
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
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
Liberty was paid for by past sacrifices and given to us as a present gift. - Orrin Woodward
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
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
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. - Bertrand Russell
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
It was a kind of sado-masochism. I would take the things that were painful to me and elevate them and, through the mantra of music, make them into a release. - Michael Gira
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
A writer's role was never just to tell stories, but to create a world to encompass and share with others. - Solange nicole
Always wash you feet last. - James Cardenas
What did I hope to gain from my game and from putting my parents through all this? The truth is that I loved to play. My body was fit and my mind raring to go. But I also hoped that I would get a government job through the sports quota. - M.C. Mary Kom
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say 'I don't know'. - W. Somerset Maugham
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second-rate technology, who led them into it in the first place. - Douglas Adams
Now, where had I heard drinking and brawling before? Oh right, Ashley’s father. Well, I wasn’t doing that again. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Learning, learned people knew, was a multilingual enterprise ["Absolute English," Aeon, February 4, 2015]. - Michael Gordin
History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them. - B.R. Ambedkar
Who taught you how to discern the Truth? Was it a big liar or a little liar or no liar at all? We cannot expect honesty from those we deal with if we don’t even know how to tell when we’re being lied to. - A. Antares
Oh, they knew it was something, but it couldn't be that -- not that. That was imagination, that was superstition, there was no such thing as that. And before science had caught up with the legend, the legend had swallowed science and everything. - Richard Matheson
Can we go back to using Facebook for what it was originally for - looking up exes to see how fat they got? - Bill Maher
Waiting is not wasting. It is a strategy for champing for greater things. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Impression I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape. - Claude Monet
He said he liked my rhythm. I said I liked his heartbeat, and it was within that moment I knew our corners would never meet. - Dominic Riccitello
I lost all I had known and gained a life I was yet to know. - Nikki Rowe
When you choose happiness be ready to be called a mad man. Don't waste a single moment of your life, live it, rock it because life's too short to pretend. - Desmond Oshifeso
I was coming home from kindergarten--well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves. - Ellen DeGeneres
I understood that it was time to quit postponing the embracing of my own potential. There was nothing more I needed to do to be worthy enough and any other excuse I could muster to explain why I couldn’t step up right away was simply that… an excuse. - Janet Louise Stephenson
That men would die was a matter of necessity; which men would die, though, was a matter of circumstance, and Yossarian was willing to be the victim of anything but circumstance. - Joseph Heller
It was the love which the hunter has for living things, and which he can only express by aiming his gun at them ... - Italo Calvino
The shortest horror story:The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door. - Frederic Brown
I loved everything to anything to everyone who surrounded him. He was perfect. A delusion with a sweet melancholy taste. He was crazy, but he was my crazy and inside, everything felt right. - Dominic Riccitello
George III was incapable of passing on a sense of mission to his son might a given some purpose to the crown prince's existence - Henrik Bering
So many other planets & stars -- could all those stars set over barren planets, beauty wasted? Or, are sunsets witnessed throughout the universe? - David Self
When I was from Cupid's passions free, my Muse was mute and wrote no elegy. - Ovid
It was one of those striking moments in life where you find familiarity in the inexplicable. - Gerry Abbey
How talented was death. How many expressions and manipulations of hand, face, body, no two alike. They stood like the naked pipes of a vast derelict calliope, their mouths cut into frantic vents. And now the great hand of mania descended upon one hundred-throated, unending scream. - Ray Bradbury
The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward. - Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Diplomacy was a long game. - H.W. Brands
These places I traveled through, they were a lot like the people I knew. Some abodes I muddled about for a day or two, others entertained my thoughts for a year or a few. Each place and person gave me wisdom or growth, and, if I was lucky, sometimes I'd get both. - Hubert Martin
My marriage had its ups and downs like anyone's, but when it came down to it, I knew it was solid. I miss that sort of security, and that sort of connection with someone. - John Scalzi
And afterwards, if you had asked any of the survivors how they had managed it, they would not have been able to tell you. It was as if those days in the forest, the escape to the city, had passed in a trance. The mind creates an alternative state. - Aminatta Forna
Oh, is that my report, father?' said Mike, with a sort of sickly interest, much as a dog about to be washed might evince in his tub.' - Mike and Psmith - P.G. Wodehouse
All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. - Terry Pratchett
Come into my world. I will show you the phenomenon that Stendhal experienced. I will help you feel the cascading arpeggios of Wagner's overture. I will dance to Doga’s waltzes with you. A day spent without appreciating the beauty surrounding us is a waste. Let me appreciate you - Kamand Kojouri
Looking back, retrospectively on the events of that evening, I can see the irony the shrink whose cat ate his own tail. At the time of the incident, however, humor was not in my emotional repertoire; it was the furthest thing from my mind. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
I was still learning when I taught my last class. - Claude Moore Fuess
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
...a redoubtable alchemy was at work behind impenetrable veils as the forest prepared it's nocturnal mysteries. - Julien Gracq
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
Our mistreatment was just not right, and I was tired of it. - Rosa Parks
A temple was worth a dozen barracks; a militia man carrying a gun could control a small unarmed crowd only for as long as he was present; however, a single priest could put a policeman inside the head of every one of their flock, for ever. - Iain M. Banks
Today's progress, was once yesterday's discussion. Speak aloud, see it through, and most importantly believe! - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
It was your choice to sleep with her Gavin! It didn't just happen! - Belinda G. Buchanan
Education was the new god, and educated men the new plantation masters. - Charles Bukowski
You could tell she was a free spirit, a gypsy, just by looking at her. A smile like that doesn't come from a sad soul. - Nikki Rowe
And if you couldn't be loved, the next best thing was to be let alone. - L.M. Montgomery
The day I found my smile again was when I stood in my own storm and danced with my tribe. - Shannon L. Alder
In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Jim Al-Khalili
Life is a story. I wake up, it was a sacred dream. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I had to get used to it because my life was no longer safe and I was no longer protected like I once was. - Brenda Perlin
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
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
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
I was completely astonished by the beauty of nature. Our eyes see just a small fraction of the light in the world. It is a trick to make a colored world, which does not exist outside of human beings. - Albert Hofmann
The major concrete achievement of the women's movement of the 1970's was the Dutch treat. - Nora Ephron
Seems like the world is spinning smooth without a bump or squeak except when love comes in. Then the whole machine just quits like a loud load of wash on imbalance--the buzzer singing to high heave, the danger light flashing. - Sandra Cisneros
As soon as she says this, I realize she is just like everyone else, and wish I was back at home so that all the things I do not understand could be the same as they always are. - Claire Keegan
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
The child, unhampered, does not waste time. - Caroline Pratt
How can you tell somebody who is pursuing happiness that they're somehow not American when that was the very first promise that America made? - Dan Savage
After all, that was a main purpose of science: to make things of all kinds happen sooner than they otherwise would. - Robert Aickman
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 guess I was sad that love was not real? Or not all that real, anyway? I guess I was sad that love could feel so real and the next minute be gone, and all because of something Abnesti was doing. - George Saunders
The times are too difficult and the crisis too severe to indulge in schadenfreude. Looking at it in perspective, the fact that there would be a financial crisis was perfectly predictable: its general nature, if not its magnitude. Markets are always inefficient. - Noam Chomsky
I knew that something profound was coming my way and I was just treading water, waiting for it. I didn't know what it was. I didn't know where it was. I didn't know if it was coming next year or next month. But I knew I was different from my friends in where I was going. - Diana Princess of Wales
I didn’t know what it was, who I was or who he was. I just knew what we could have become as one. - Dominic Riccitello
If there was ever a time to create, it is now! - Michele Jennae
She turned back to the door fishing her key out of her purse. Once the key was in the lock, the door flew open revealing darkness. All she had time for was a squeak before she was abruptly pulled in the house by her shirt. The door slammed shut and locked behind her with a clank of sliding metal. - Nicole Rae
Management, a science? Of course not, it's just a waste-paper basket full of recipes which provided the dish of the day during a few years of plenty and economic growth. Now the recipes are inappropriate and the companies which persist in following them will disappear. - Leon Courville
When mom found my diaphram, I told her it was a bathing cap for my cat.
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
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anaïs Nin
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
True wit is nature to advantage dressed;What oft was thought, but ne'er so well expressed. - Alexander Pope
What was I to you?" he asked. She didn't answer but turned and walked away. That's when he knew: Nothing or everything. - Donna Lynn Hope
I used to never get in a swimsuit. I used to feel so embarrassed about my skin and scars. I'm over that, it wasted too much of my time and I missed out on too much. - Stephanie Nielson
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
It is good for a student to be poor. Getting and spending, the typical American college student lays waste his powers. Work and contemplation don't mix, and university days ought to be days of contemplation. - Russell Kirk
It is possibly worth mentioning at this point that Mr. Young thought that paparazzi was a kind of Italian linoleum. - Terry Pratchett
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
It wasn't until I started reading and found books they wouldn't let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else. - John Waters
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
I did not fear that I might tread upon a live rail and be killed. I feared something far more intangible-doing what was not contemplated by the Machine. Then I said to myself, Man is the measure, and I went, and after many visits I found an opening. - E.M. Forster
If Enlightenment was the salad, Entanglement is the soup - Neri Oxman
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
No evil being was ever wise: they are all against every wise man's critics. - A Gentlemen
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
Everything either is, was or will be. Time doesn't really exist. It's just something we have made up that makes it easier for us to grasp the universe. - Ashly Lorenzana
in the name of a god who was always a ghost - Carl-John X Veraja
Lord, make me nowAs happy as the field.With flowers enriched... - Eileen A. Soper
It's wonderful what we can do if we're always doing. - George Washington
...an' there never yet was speculation but in the long run, it meant smash. Ye run so hard that ye fall ower yoursel - Neil M. Gunn
Tried living in the real world instead of a shell, but I was bored before I even began. - Morrissey
It was soldier's went marching over the rocks,and still they came in watery flocks,because it was spring and the birds had to come,No doubt that soldier's had to be marching,and that the drums had to be rolling, rolling, rolling - Wallace Stevens
Us. All regrets, left them in the sea, smiling at life as if it was a beautiful dream, because if one thing is certain, clearing the strange foreigh steam. Like the diamond ring that fits in your finger, we are stronger as a steel linker - Lucia Ohanian
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
Sigmund Freud was a half baked Viennese quack. Our literature, culture, and the the films of Woody Allen would be better today if Freud had never written a word.
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying one night and realized I was talking to myself.
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 knew I was putting you under immense pressure when I rejected your work the other day. I set an impossible deadline - yet you have met it with work that I can only call outstanding. As your teacher, I had to push you to your limits so that you could recognize your own true potential. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
It was our first date and I asked what his favorite movie is. He asked if I’d judge him, but instead of judging him I just loved him. - Dominic Riccitello
Ryder Delaney was the one imperfection in my life.He was the bad boy,black sheep,the one your mother always warned you about.He had only one hard-and-fast rule-Don't Fall In Love - Paige Weaver
I met a woman who told me that she wasn't attracted to Asians. "No worries," I said. "I'm not attracted to racists - Simon Tam
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
Someone once asked me what I thought horror fiction did. What its purpose was . . . I replied that when I wrote horror fiction, I tried to take the improbable, the unimaginable, and the impossible, and make it seem not only possible--but inevitable. - Michael McDowell
I hoped that grief was similar to the other emotions. That it would end, the way happiness did. Or laughter. - Neil Jordan
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: "House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day." - Neil Gaiman
...but what courage can withstand the ever-enduring and all-besetting terrors of a woman's tongue? - Washington Irving
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.
Finally I was able to see that if I had a contribution I wanted to make, I must do it, despite what others said. That I was OK the way I was. That it was all right to be strong. - Wangari Maathai
Yuki: "What can I learn from a stupid cat like you? You didn’t even know that Jason isn’t really a bear. He’s a character in a horror film."Kyo: "Yeah? So what if I didn’t? Like I’d waste my time watching some movie about a bear!"Yuki: You truly are an idiot. - Natsuki Takaya
First of all, no messiahs are sent. Secondly, no messiah got it. Lastly, no messiah is. And if there ever was or is, maybe I too am it. As too is every dimwit. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The last image I registered was Ethan and my hand linked, bound and unbreakable. - Erica Sehyun Song
How many types of ‘my-ness’ (mamata) are there?! There is my-ness in each & every hair. If a single hair is pulled out, he will become upset that my hair was pulled. - Dada Bhagwan
Because the fact of not being understood by other people had become my only real source of pride, I was never confronted by any impulse to express things and to make others understand something that I knew. - Yukio Mishima
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
Every story I've written was written because I had to write it. Writing stories is like breathing for me; it is my life. - Ray Bradbury
You are that angel of paradise.You are that flower of heaven.This universe was longing for you,with endless love for infinite time. - Debasish Mridha
I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time.
The problem was, she wanted to get loved so badly that she couldn't tell it wasn't love. - Himmilicious
The twinkling of an eye. That is the most wonderful expression. I've thought from time to time it was the best thing in life, that little incandescence you see in people when the charm of a thing strikes them, or the humor of it. 'The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart.' That's a fact. - Marilynne Robinson
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
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
Doesn't seem quite real. It's not meaningful. I can't quite imagine myself being 73. That's the age my father was! [Laughter.] How can I be his age? It's weird. - Don DeLillo
Any time not spent on love is wasted. - Torquato Tasso
He loved to meditate on a land laid waste, Britain deserted by the legions, the rare pavements riven by frost, Celtic magic still brooding on the wild hills and in the black depths of the forest, the rosy marbles stained with rain, and the walls growing grey. - Arthur Machen
What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles; it was a miraculous world. - 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
I was compared to Charles Bukowski yesterday. It was the best and worst compliment I've ever gotten. - Rosa Sophia
When he whispered my name, that's when I knew- this was how death felt. - Ashley Madau
The row was actually about everything in creation, but it had for its subject of the moment the boy's mustache. - Kurt Vonnegut
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
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war. - Dan Quayle
Learning the secret of flight from a bird was a good deal like learning the secret of magic from a magician. - Orville Wright
My childhood was a drag show! - Nuno Roque
I was my own boss, but that all changed the day I got married. - Matshona Dhliwayo
PILGRIM, n. A traveler that is taken seriously. A Pilgrim Father was one who, leaving Europe in 1620 because not permitted to sing psalms through his nose, followed it to Massachusetts, where he could personate God according to the dictates of his conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
Where’s the trail to Cold Mountain?Cold Mountain? There’s no clear way.Ice, in summer, is still frozen.Bright sun shines through thick fog.You won’t get there following me.Your heart and mine are not the same.If your heart was like mine,You’d have made it, and be there! - Han Shan
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. - Washington Irving
She glanced at Jem expecting to see him blinking in surprise or hurt, but he was only smiling a little as if Will were a kitten that had tried to bite him. - Cassandra Clare
I never knew what life was until it ran out in a red gush over any lips, my hands! - Anne Rice
He was truly a masterpiece. Shattered by the dark, made even more beautiful by his own brokenness. - Anjali Prabodh
After all my erstwhile dear, my no longer cherished; Need we say it was not love, just because it perished? - Edna St. Vincent Millay
Sacrifice do with a lot of restriction,give when you can bear the pain If you are ready to give away (something valuable) to get at least a possibility to gain something else of value (such as self-respect, trust, love, freedom, prosperity), or to avoid an even greater loss,Sacrifice. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
As pity moved into that hole inside her, she discovered how distant pity was from hate, how very far it was from love.
My wilderness training was 4 years and 10 months of solitude, search and study. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I wanted to read immediately. The only fear was that of books coming to an end. - Eudora Welty
He shot everything that moved in a blind fury. It was as if he were floating outside his body, his flesh acting on pure animal instinct. To kill or be killed. It was exhilarating. - Rebecca M. Gibson
Someone was waving a large pink-and-white sign that read, "Don't Worry, Be Happy." I was trying, and so were at least thirty thousand other bodies, with varying degrees of post-Aquarian patience, to see the Who for the first time in a year. - Ellen Willis
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
He was good and then really good and then bad and then really bad, but since he was good I got lost in the thought that I could fix it. - Dominic Riccitello
I never set out to write a book to change women's lives, to change history. It's like, 'Who, me?' Yes, me. I did it. And I'm not that different from other women. ... Maybe my power and glory was that I could speak my truth as a woman and it was the truth of every woman. - Betty Friedan
Simply having the courage to say senseless things made me euphoric. I was free, with no need to seek or to give explanations for what I was doing. This freedom lifted me to the heavens - where greater love, one that forgives everything and never allows you to feel abandoned, once again enveloped me. - Paulo Coelho
Substitute the word gay for straight and she's the exact same pain in the neck kid sister she was before she told us. - Amy Kaufman Burk
Your day was never bad. If you think you had a bad day, check your mindset! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
This ferry was taken over by the Yumas and operated for them by a man named Callaghan, but within days it was burned and Callaghan's headless body floated anonymously downriver, a vulture standing between the shoulderblades in clerical black, silent rider to the sea. - Cormac McCarthy
I was the future and shall be the past - I am a timeless, everlasting Now, so short I have no end, so long I have no duration. - Nanamoli Thera
Until he had come up with a name, he was too pathetic to look at -- a real idiot. But now that he had some label like graviconcentrate, he thought that he understood everything and life was a breeze. - Arkady Strugatsky
It was his knowledge of his own willful stupidity that had brought on his irritation - Keigo Higashino
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
It was almost May. I knew that New York was getting warm now, that London was wet, that Rome was hot -- and I was on Vieques, where it was always hot and where New York and London and Rome were just names on a map. - Hunter S. Thompson
There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream - whatever that dream might be. - Pearl Buck
My first words, as I was being born [...] I looked up at my mother and said, 'that's the last time I'm going up one of those. - Stephen Fry
It takes a certain amount of courage, he though, to face yourself and say with candor, I'm rotten. I've done evil and I will again. It was no accident; it emanated from the true, authentic me. - Philip K. Dick
There was a brown substance inside and Chase had no doubt: it was heroin. Only a tiny amount, but very pure." - Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.2 - Stefania Mattana
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
Time appears to be most wasted when someone seeks truth in lies - Munia Khan
i can't go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then. - Lewis Carroll
More and more I knew my budding world was ruined if he were free in it. As a specimen Mr. Wallace might be my pride. Glory to him in a jar. But free! Better to release the sweet moving tiger or the delicate snake, the monumental elephant. I was just a castaway to be devoured. - William H. Gass
Beneath her self-control, though he did not guess it, was the impatience of the keen brain watching a slower brain laboriously cover the ground it had already traversed in a flash. - Agatha Christie
... 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
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
Was I asleep? Had I slept? - Samuel Beckett
He made me question what was, when for a whole lifetime up till that moment, I accepted the world’s excuses. - Walter Mosley
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 think Amy Winehouse's decision not to go to rehab was a bad one. In fact, I think it was the worst idea since Dodi Al Fayed said to Princess Diana, "Ooh, look! A tunnel! Whack that seat belt off and let's have a fuck. - Robert Clark
... I wrote about ... my childhood, when dreams were small and attainable for all. When sweets were a penny and god was a rabbit. - Sarah Winman
It had been a month before then that I'd sat on the bathroom floor and now it was back, the feeling that I was watching life through a thick pane of glass and that, whatever was out there, I wasn't designed for it. - T.R. Richmond
I became aware of a voice inside my head. [...] It was only later that I realized that this voice was my own thinking, that this moment of anguish was my first inkling that I was a ceaseless monologue trapped within myself. - Yann Martel
When he smiles like that, there's a single dimple. It was the thing that got me the very first time I saw him. - Jennifer Niven, All The Bright Places
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph. - Shirley Temple Black
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
Do not waste your life over working. Live a fuller sacred life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The purpose of all higher education is to make men aware of what was and what is; to incite them to probe into what may be. It seeks to teach them to understand, to evaluate, to communicate.
Relinquish what you once believedwas your success limitation.Create and place your focus onwhat you want to be manifestedin your life and begin your journey.There are blessings of abundance awaiting your acceptance - Bluenscottish
The journey has many bumps, twists and turns. But one day you will reach your destination. You'll know for sure then that it was all worth it. So keep on trusting and keep on walking. The end will be more glorious than you can imagine. - Anusha Atukorala
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for. - Earl Warren
All I knew is that sometimes my father was sad. I hated that he was sad. It made me sad too. I didn't like sad. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained. - Edward R. Murrow
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
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
Belief in God, without belief in the Prophet (SAWW), would still be unbelief. - Wasif Ali Wasif
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it. - Douglas Adams
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife. - Douglas Adams
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
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
Unfortunately the leading proponent of ignorance in our society has become the very same institution that was created to fight it - The Church. - Sunday Adelaja
Benjamin Franklin was a real tomcat, no woman was safe from his lightening bolt - Stephen Tootle
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
He ate and drank the precious words,His spirit grew robust;He knew no more that he was poor,Nor that his frame was dust.He danced along the dingy days,And this bequest of wingsWas but a book. What libertyA loosened spirit brings! - Emily Dickinson
What did you think, that joy / was some slight thing? - Mark Doty
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
Courage cannot be gifted to you, but it is a choice you make. - Vishwas Chavan
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop
I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out. - Steven Wright
When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. - Thomas Paine
Insanity is everyone expecting you not to fall apart when you find out everything you believed in was a lie. - Shannon L. Alder
But no sooner had morning broken than he took hold of his whip and ceremoniously stepped out to address his slaves. Each blow was liberating, it was like unshaking proof of the great lie of God’s existence. - Juhani Peltonen
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
Pain, unless it is physical, was sold to you (by your culture). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The beauty he saw in her was the beauty she forgot to see in herself and what a beautiful reminder, that love is what will see us all through. - Nikki Rowe
And she had pushed, or she hadn't. The result was all the same. There had been no forgiveness for her. But she'd been so very young. And how was it possible, how could parents do this? How could she not have been forgiven? - Lauren Groff
Some writers are born. Others learn. I was born a writer but have a lot to learn. - Donna Lynn Hope
You can change the world all day, but at night it's back the way it was. - Marty Rubin
In the middle of the night, I saw chaos bleeding out of darkness and peace. Everything that was said and seen before seemed like a paradox. I saw the graves of lies breaking open and the truth crawling out silently into the cold hearts. - Akshay Vasu
A lie that could help someone focus on his life was better than a hundred simple truths. - Faraaz Kazi
Robert Lee Hodge was the Marlon Brando of the bloat. - Tony Horowitz
Her genius derives from the fact that she was capable of the deepest feeling but also of the most discerning and disciplined thought. - David Brooks
Being an author, writing a book was great fun. Publishing and marketing, not so fun. - Wynne Stevens
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
Putting his head down on the dog's neck, he vowed to himself fervently that he would always have some money on hand, no matter what became of him, so that he would be able to protect all that was truly valuable from the practical people in the world. - Morley Callaghan
Regrets are a waste of time and waste of time brings about regrets. It's the best ironic cycle after life and death! - Adhish Mazumder
If not to shape me into a better man; a better husband, a better father, a better son, a better brother, a better friend… then all of my experience, success, and education will have been a selfish waste. - Steve Maraboli
Y'know, when I first started listening to punk rock music, I used to get my fucking ass kicked for it! I was known as a fucking freak! But now I'm amongst many many many freaks here with me tonight! - Billie Joe Armstrong,Stay The Night, Reading Festival 2013 - Green Day
Wasting time over wasted time is just more wasted time... - Animesh Singh
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
It was one of those ridiculous arrangements that couples make when they are separating, but before they are divorced - when they still imagine that children and property can be shared with more magnanimity than recrimination. - John Irving
The bright sun was extinguish'd, and the starsDid wander darkling in the eternal space. - George Gordon Byron
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
The way I came to miss the end of the world well, the end of the world I had known for close on thirty years was sheer accident: like a lot of survival, when you come to think of it. - John Wyndham
Ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves. - Washington Irving
The point wasn't always to do what you want. The point was to do what you did and to do it well. - Matthew Thomas
July 4th fireworks exhale over the Hudson sadly.It is beautiful that they have to disappear.It's like the time you said I love you madly.That was an hour ago. It's been a fervent year. - Frederick Seidel
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. - Malcolm X
Today I will masterbate!Okay, that was a mistake. I should have written "Today I will masterbate--if I want to! - Al Franken
I'm back... and you knew I was coming. On my way here I passed a cinema with the sign 'The Mummy Returns'. - Margaret Thatcher
Being Friends with you was great but now we will be lovers. - V.Kuotsu
This is why we said 'ain't'and 'he don't'.We wanted words to fitour cold linoleum,our oil lamps, ourouthouse. We knewbetter but it was wrongto use a languagethat named ghosts,nothing you could touch. - Vern Rustsala
Aflame in black ecstasy, orders extinguished:after deathhow will I know my love was true,this sacrifice not an exercise in vanity? - Phan Ming Yen
I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue.
But, for my own part, it was Greek to me. - William Shakespeare
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours. - John F. Kennedy
Possibly, there was something to be said for the intellectual discipline of second-guessing what you thought was true. - Kwame Anthony Appiah
The mind is a lifelong consolidation of experiences and inner dialogue that was invented by self-perception - our ego. - Renee Cefalu
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
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
All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible. - T. E. Lawrence
By the study of Boltzmann I have been unable to understand him. He could not understand me on account of my shortness, and his length was and is an equal stumbling block to me. - James Clerk Maxwell
I wasn’t able to be that person for you, and I did a terrible thing. I feel awful about it. But there was something wrong between us from the start, as if we’d done the buttons up wrong. - Haruki Murakami
There will come a time in every girl's life when she realizes that your ex-girlfriend wasn't crazy. Actually, she was right (about you). - Nakia R. Laushaul
he wished for freedom and heaven was granted to him". - -sanika ullalkar
He had let me know time after time that he was a thinking man, a man of intellect and wit. Yet one unintended hungry look into my eyes and he betrayed each of his words he had carefully spoken to me. I knew it in that instant. He was a viscerally driven man. And one day, he would possess me. - Coco J. Ginger
What is the meaning of it all, of this...of this world?'Mystery', I heard in my thoughts, or perhaps, 'mercy', but I wasn't certain of either. - Orhan Pamuk
Don't you wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence? There's one marked 'Brightness,' but it doesn't work. - Gallagher
The time is out of joint : O cursed spite, that ever I was born to set it right! - William Shakespeare
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
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
And from the look on his face I could see he was one of the lucky ones, one of those people who like doing what they're good at. That's rare. When you see that in a person, you can't miss it. - David Wroblewski
Just remember that when nobody else was there for you I was.And when nobody else gave a damn I did. - Lil Wayne
During my PhD, I was depressed for eight-months, state of deep-worry. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love was not enough to fight or i was not worth for fight. - Arzum Uzun
Not wanting to die was another universal constant, it seemed. - Robert J. Sawyer
The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill. - Peter Ustinov
I was lost in the moments I decided to keep. To be awake in a dreamless sleep. And in that place between dream and sleep, I planted some more things I would like to keep. - Hubert Martin
…breaking the heart of someone you still love is a rare horror, not funny to anyone, except perhaps Satan…and even his pleasure would be spoiled by not having had a hand in it, by the dumb, wasteful accident of the thing. The Devil wants meaning just like the rest of us. - Glenn Duncan
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
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 wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.' - J. R. R. Tolkien
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 had had my night of weeping...I had purged myself of useless emotions that terrible night, now every nerve every sinew, every thought was bent on a single purpose - Elizabeth Peters
The slave is not afflicted with a punishment greater than the hardening of the heart and being distant from Allah. For the Fire was created to melt the hardened heart. The most distant heart from Allah is the heart which is hardened. If the heart becomes hardened, the eye becomes dry. - ابن قيم الجوزية
I'm not manic-just happy. It has been such a long time since I was happy. Please join me on my magic carpet for now. - Barbara Field Benziger
To lose the only creature in all his world who ever had manifested love and affection for him was the greatest tragedy he had ever known. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
Her existence alone was excuse enough to justify the creation of the entire world. - Stephenie Meyer
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
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
When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
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
For me the saddest thing was that these animals smelled the brokenness in him the human defect and kept away. - Alice Sebold
No one said parenting was easy,but NO good parent has any right to give up.It is one labyrinth you can never quit because it seems too hard. - Gillian Duce
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
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
I said 'I was imagining you as a little boy, and as a teenager, and as an old man.'He said: 'I was looking at you and thinking how young you look, and how old at the same time. - Gwendoline Riley
In English, we don't have a word for people who aren't virgins. What the non-virgin lexical gap really made me think was that our obsession with sexual purity is such that once you are no longer this THING, you are indescribable.
...I did what most kids do when their world feels destroyed. I tried to care less about what remained...This was untrue, of course. - Adam Haslett
[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
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 think Jesus was a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems. On the cross, he forgave the people who crucified him. Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel. Try being a gay woman in the Middle East -- you're as good as dead. - Elton John
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
This was not what we wanted to hear that morning. Adventures inspire, tall tales excite, and fantasies stir the imagination, but sad stories seldom ever buoy the spirit. We all paused to take in the sad news. - J.W. Lord
She was born of space. And starlight. But she bled wrath. And vengeance.."[From Current Work In Progress] - Jenna Streety
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
It was possible to love life, without loving your life. - Christopher Coe
Does it matter whether it was a dream or a reality, if the dream made known to me the truth? - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Why him?He was as likely to offer me security and safety as a violent terrorist holding a gun to my head.So why I had chosen him?Because he had charmed me into a love affair,had truly convinced me he was madly in love with me. - Barbara Taylor Bradford
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. - Euripides
My salad days,When I was green in judgment. - William Shakespeare
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
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
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he was evil. - Edmund Carver
But they promised us everyone would return someday…when it was safe. Her voice cracked at the end.You’re being stupid again. Trusting in what they say. Disdain dripped from his words like pus from an infected wound. - TC Avey
I was in the supermarket the other day, and I met a lady in the aisle where they keep the generic brands. Her name was 'woman. - Steven Wright
it was like staring at a whitewashed wall, but without all the emotion - Joe Abercrombie
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself. - Oprah Winfrey
What a time experiences as evil, is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good--the atavism of a more ancient ideal. - Friedrich Nietzsche
You can forget me now because I was never welcome. - Mike Shinoda
A day without laughter is a day wasted. - Nicolas Chamfort
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
To be a devout reader was to be an acolyte of solace. - Tanya Egan Gibson
I like the way we talk to each other. It feels honest. It was different with Manuel. One of us always had to win. Husbands and wives do that, worry more about being right than being truthful. - Richard Lange
... that "take" was a word people used for those who had so little to give as to be immeasurable. - Adam Johnson
I didn't know someone whom I wasn't seeking, could make me feel like I didn't need to search anymore. - Nikki Rowe
Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow. - Margaret Fuller
She said that my good qualities were my bad qualities -- this I have come to realize is true of everyone. On the one hand, I was game, eager and perfectly ready to see what was in front of me. On the other hand, I had no sense of direction or destiny. - Laurie Colwin
I gave you life. You’re wasting it. - Stephenie Meyer
If you love something so much let it go. If it comes back it was meant to be; if it doesn't it never was - Albert Schweitzer
When I was young I was amazed at Plutarch's statement that the elder Cato began at the age of eighty to learn Greek. I am amazed no longer. Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. - W. Somerset Maugham
Kindness that turns to bitterness when it is not appreciated was never kindness at all. - Vironika Tugaleva
This nation was founded by many men of many nations and backgrounds. It was founded on the principle that all men are created equal, and that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened. - John F. Kennedy
Don't waste your time trying to win people over that can never be won over. - Joel Osteen
Gulliver was soon being read "from the cabinet council to the nursery". - John Gay
When I am passing through hell, I have to remind myself of the last time I happened to be on that road. How quickly it was over, without any ingenuity on my part. After all, hell is a one-way street. The only direction forward is the way out. - R. N. Prasher
It wasn't the "I love you" she heard that made her let him go. It was the "Come with me" that she didn't. - Meghan O'Connor
It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. - Louise Antoine
Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters. - Norman Maclean
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets. - Steve Jobs
Even as a child, even as my blood-past was drained from me, I understood that if I were strong enough to accept it, I was being offered a second history. - Anne Michaels
People say I was made for thisNothin' else would I trade for thisAnd just think I get paid for this... - Bobby Darin
When I finally let someone into my narrow bed, the first thing I told her was what I could not do. I said, "I can't fix it, girl. I can't fix anything. If you don't as me to fix it, you can ask anything else. If you can say what you need, I'll try to give it to you. - Dorothy Allison
Don't try to create the world in your image-that was God's mistake. - Marty Rubin
I want to dream a dream so wonderful that I'll wake up sorry that it wasn't a memory. - Robin M. Helm
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
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
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
In the midst of the vagaries of life, they provide us a trip to the land of goodness and fairies, of imaginations and possibilities.A childhood that wasn't spent watching cartoons or reading comic strips, no wonder, seems too dull to imagine. - Sanhita Baruah
Mary wasn't brilliant.She was a good woman who let her emotions guide her politics. She just couldn't help being for anybody who was agin something. - Murray Morgan
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
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
Is it a time for you, you I say, to dwell in your roofed-in houses?' (Haggai 1:4). The reply might have been that it was unreasonable to expect anyone to live in a roofless house, but the question made its point. What worth did they set on their God, when they left His Temple in ruins? - Joyce G. Baldwin
What is History? Any thoughts, Webster?''History is the lies of the victors," I replied, a little too quickly. 'Yes, I was rather afraid you'd say that. Well, as long as you remember that it is also the self-delusions of the defeated. - Julian Barnes
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
Press them continually with memory and dream and have them waste their Present there. - Geoffrey Wood
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility. - John Lennon
Good and evil are both within us. And when our primitive ancestors humanized these natural qualities of the mind, they got two completely opposite supernatural characters. One was the merciful lord almighty and the other was the wicked devil. - Abhijit Naskar
In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries. - Ezra Pound
Once God wrote a story that shook the heaven to the very core.Love was the only language used;You and I were the only characters. - Subhan Zein
He was scanning her soul continuously and inevitably she became his soul stripper... I guess this is what you may call an action and reaction of their spirits - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected. - Courtney Milan
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
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
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
Was once lost always lost really true of chastity? - Thomas Hardy
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
"Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness. - Mary Oliver
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
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
Don't be afraid," I said, "We belong together."I was immediatly overcome by the truth of my own words. - Stephenie Meyer
She was an experimental child but compassionate with it. - Joe Cawley
If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.
It was never shameful to learn from any teacher things that are useful to know. - Leon Battista Alberti
True, I was rather alone, but loneliness isn't proof of not being right. - Krleža, Miroslav
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
Merlin, do you mind?' It was the King who asked me, a man as old and wise as myself; a man who could see past his own crowding problems, and guess what it might men to me, to walk in dead air where once the world had been a god-filled garden. - Mary Stewart
Everywhere I looked, hope existed - but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life. - Joan D. Chittister
(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
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
The Book of Life was created as a tool for humans to use to grow in wisdom, knowledge, and power. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
Good books do not waste our time as most people do... collect a great quantity of books, build alibrary worthy of your noble soul, andspend without stint all the money necessary for it. - Cardinal Augustin Valier
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
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
What you endured was a sign of what you would become. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I've triedto become someone else for a while,only to discover that he, too, was me. - Stephen Dunn
I am not anxious to be the loudest voice or the most popular. But I would like to think that at a crucial moment, I was an effective voice of the voiceless, an effective hope of the hopeless. - Whitney Young
People want what was best about the world. - Emily St. John Mandel
When you do what someone else wants you to do, you are wasting your time. Don’t get tricked by other people’s thinking. The life is yours and so are goals. Believe in your own intuitions, speak your own voice, and follow what your heart says. The rest is secondary. - Ashish Patel
And all I could see would be stars. And stars are the places where the molecules that life is made of were constructed billions of years ago. For example, all the iron in your blood which stops you from being anemic was made in a star. - Mark Haddon
The heart wasn't designed to decide it was designed to feel. - Wordions
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only for wallowing in. - Katherine Mansfield
When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror. - Terry Pratchett
I did realize, as do you, how blessed I was to know bookjoy, the private pleasure of savoring text. - Pat Mora
Sometimes he does talk back, but sometimes he doesn’t. Sometimes he’s not there; and from time to time I believe this was all nothing but imaginary. - Dominic Riccitello
When i thought i was learning to live I was learning to die - Lenardo De Vinchi
I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it. - William Shakespeare
You have touched me more profoundly than I thought even you could have touched me - my heart was full when you came here today. Henceforward I am yours for everything. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I was born modest. Not all over, but in spots. - Mark Twain
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages. - Ruth Hurmence Green
She hadn't chosen him over all the others. The truth was that she hadn't even thought about anyone else. - Paolo Giordano
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
Illusion close to reality was your love, you certainly are quintessential with your licks and promises. - Na
Most people thought that we would remain in the ghetto until the end of the war, until the arrival of the Red Army. Afterward everything would be as before. The ghetto was ruled by neither German nor Jew; it was ruled by delusion. - Elie Wiesel
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
The most important thing I gained from my travels was the knowledge that one could achieve anything with determination and an ounce of luck. - Stefan Waydenfeld
Still, all it really took was one alteration in my life, a change which appeared insignificant and unlikely at the time, nonetheless it has affected my outlook completely, turning it around the compass of my life. - Andrew James Pritchard
I find my solitude between people when they were many and I was alone. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
A man needed somebody. There wasn't anybody around, so you had to make up somebody, make him up to be like a man should be. It wasn't make-believe or cheating. The other way was make-believe and cheating: living your life without a man like him around. - Charles Bukowski
When I became President, what surprised me most was that things were just as bad as I'd been saying they were. - John F. Kennedy
It seems sometimes that we get so caught up in missing the past, or looking forward to the future, that we forget that this, right here and now, was once the days we longed for and will soon be the ones we miss. - John A. Ashley
George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie. - Mark Twain
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
Sometimes we all get dusty by a few mundane and tiring affairs—and merely need a gentle soul wash to see, and get deeply entangled with, the fervors of life again. - Pawan Mishra
It was a slaughterhouse, the most horrific scene I have ever witnessed... - Minette Walters
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
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence; and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant. - Saadi
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind. - Kurt Vonnegut
He had the blue kite in his hands; that was the first thing I saw. And I can't lie now and say my eyes didn't scan it for any rips. - Khaled Hosseini
Eli: People had more than they needed. We had no idea what was precious and what wasn't. We threw away things people kill each other for now. - Book of Eli Movie
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
The old gal was only another lonely creature in a world that didn’t care - Charles Bukowski
Jesus kept it simple. The lesson wasn't complicated. 'I speak; you believe My word; your son will be fine.' We complicate what God has made simple by seeing the world through human eyes. We want to see in order to believe and presume that our limitations are His. - Charles R. Swindoll
The trouble with discarding bad memories was that evidently the good ones went with them - Anne Tyler
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it
I was raised almost entirely on turnips and potatoes, but I think that the turnips had more to do with the effect than the potatoes. - Marlene Dietrich
I am grateful for all those dark years, even though in retrospect they seem like a long, bitter prayer that was answered finally. - Marilynne Robinson
Show some mercy to your 'time', don't always waste it. - Amit Kalantri
When i was younger, one piece of advice from a mentor stuck with me for years...."When shaking someones hand make sure its strong and confident. For 1st impressions last and your character is automatically assumed in that one second of greeting... - Daleen Van Tonder
Love was not enough to fight or I was not worth to fight. - Arzum Uzun
Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. - Sir William Osler
When I touched her body,I believed she was God.In the curves of her formI found the birth of Man,the creation of the world,and the origin of all life. - Roman Payne
I was born into Bolívar's labyrinth, and so I must believe in the hope of Rabelais' Great Perhaps. - John Green
There was a long hard time when I kept far from me, the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth. But, since my duty has not been incompatible with the admission of that remembrance, I have given it a place in my heart. - Charles Dickens
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
Doubt everything except your conscience, even then test the waters, for much brainwashing has gone out into the world - Dara Reidyr
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was you. - Corrie ten Boom
If you don't find God in the next person you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further. - Mahatma Gandhi
If there ever was in the history of humanity an enemy who was truly universal, an enemy whose acts and moves trouble the entire world, threaten the entire world, attack the entire world in any way or another, that real and really universal enemy is precisely Yankee imperialism. - Fidel Castro
Having been engaged rather a lot of times, was asked whether a lady should give back the ring. Her answer?"Of course dahlink, but first, you take out all the diamonds. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
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
When a youth was giving himself airs in the Theatre and saying, 'I am wise, for I have conversed with many wise men,' replied, 'I too have conversed with many rich men, yet I am not rich!’. - Epictetus
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
I know nothing about sex because I was always married. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
It was beautiful and simple, as truly great swindles are. - O. Henry
As jealousy entered, trust left... and their dream of a relationship began to wither into a nightmare... a nightmare in which love just wasn't enough. - Steve Maraboli
He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting 'All the Gods are bastards. - Sir Terry Pratchett
She was another gift, surely, to us all. She was a happiness that made me cry. - Wendell Berry
Time is given us to be happy and for no other reason [...] When we waste time, we waste happiness. - L. Frank Baum
From what I could see, men or women, children or adults, young or aged, rich or poor, war was making everyone equal. - Alephonsion Deng
The Battle of Normandy was won on the beaches of Dieppe - Louis Mountbatten
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
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
I often stood and stared into those tunnels and thought about what happened there; how I was separated from it only by time." - The Procession - Benjamin Brindise
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? - Albert Einstein
Life was a funny thing that occured on the way to the grave. - Quentin Crisp
Pursuing your passions makes you more interesting, and interesting people are enchanting. - Guy Kawasaki
Their guilt plus their repentance should have equalled forgiveness. But they don’t feel forgiven, so they failed, which makes them feel guilty, which was why they repented in the first place, so they’re stuck right where they started: Guilty. - Geoffrey Wood
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
Don't wish it was easier wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom - Jim Rohn
Elizabeth called it my mane of hair; I called it my bane of hair. However, it was far worse looking when it was short, sticking straight up or out at awkward angles; at least when it was long it almost obeyed gravity. - Penny Reid
i think that i was a rat in rat wheel in my previous life... can not forget the habit - Hiroko Sakai
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
The Bible was not given for our information but for our transformation. - D.L. Moody
Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough. - George Washington Carver
All that time I thought she was my future, I was wrong. She wasn't my future at all. She was the door to my future. But I'm through that door now, and ready to close it behind me. - Liz Kessler
Paralyzed I was, you were standing tall and fier;You took my fragile heart as a souvenir. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
The nails did not kill Him... It was the needs that did. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
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
On the church vaulting above was the clock-face of eternity, void of number and serving as its own hand, only one black finger was pointing and the dead wanted to tell the time by it. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Let your autobiography contain these words; "I was able to think positively, love affectionately and work efficiently". Thinking, loving and working are what make us different from animals and trees. - Israelmore Ayivor
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
Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
A great chunk of our lives is wasted on thoughts that bring nothing. We all think about something but, in the end, we only close the day thinking a lot and doing nothing but little. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I should rather labor as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead. - Homer
If 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
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
I found myself when I least expected you- at the same old rocking chair in the room with the same flavor of tea. The only difference was the tea had turned cold, just as life had. And I found myself with an option. I could abandon this tea anytime and make a fresh one. You see? - Jasleen Kaur GumberKaur Gumber
The biologically harmful effects of man-made environmental radiation was a jigsaw of existing information that needed to be assembled by a group of independent researchers that had a broad range of knowledge and were free of corrupt corporate government influence. - Steven Magee
If she’d thought the oncoming storm outside was crazy, it was nothing compared to what happened between her and Finn every time they so much as looked at each other. - Jill Shalvis
My daughter asked if the boogie man was scary. I said, "Not as scary as the boogie woman. - Randy Kagan
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
As a young girl I was told the truth. I knew about death. I was afraid to lose but not afraid to die. - Kayko Tamaki
Maybe all the events of the last few months had occured for just one reason - to bring Thad and me together. Perhaps our being here on the Titanic wasn't pre-destination, but rather, destiny. - Suzanne Weyn
Do not believe a thing because you have read about it in a book. Do not believe a thing because another man has said it was true. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization. - Swami Vivekananda
The land flourished because it was fed from so many sources--because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and peoples. - Lyndon B. Johnson
I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't. - Mark Twain
..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
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
The time was when a library was very like a museum and the librarian a mouser in musty books. The time is when the library is a school and the librarian in the highest sense a teacher. - Melvil Dewey
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
It was bewildering, the way that reality could be overtaken, wrestled down, and murdered by the sheer weight of possibility. - Jennifer duBois
For the night was not impartial. No, the night loved some more than others, served some more than others. - Eudora Welty
A Halloween flower,if ever there was one,would smell like an onion,have thorns like a rose.With charcoal black petalsand vines that entangle,t'would grow under moonlightin mud, I suppose. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Just when I was about to be carried away;And the vision was turning grey. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
FLOP, v. Suddenly to change one's opinions and go over to another party. The most notable flop on record was that of Saul of Tarsus, who has been severely criticised as a turn-coat by some of our partisan journals. - Ambrose Bierce
Love! What a searing, torturing, intolerably sweet thing it was - this possession of body, soul and mind! With something at its core as fine and remote and purely spiritual as the tiny blue spark in the heart of the unbreakable diamond. - L.M. Montgomery
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
The victims of Ankara peace rally sacrificed their lives for peace and their only wish was We Want Peace. - Widad Akreyi
I was miserable, of course, for I was seventeen, and so I swung into action and wrote a poem, and it was miserable, for that's how I thought poetry worked: you digested experience and shat literature. [from "Mingus at the Showplace"] - William Matthews
The sin and guilt of the human race was imputed to the spotless lamb of God, Jesus Christ when He became the sin offering for the world. - John Paul Warren
She was waiting, but she didn't know for what. She was aware only of her solitude, and of the penetrating cold, and of a greater weight in the region of her heart. - Albert Camus
It’s not conversion 'therapy;' it’s conversion brainwashing. - DaShanne Stokes
I wanted to make people think, to open their minds, to give them a full picture of what was happening in Iraq so they can decide whether they supported our presence there. - Lynsey Addario
I did not want to appear before the world as pathetic, deprssed, and psychologically ill. So I erected a barrier of words and wit around myself, so that nobody could see how needy I really was. - Karen Armstrong
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
If he's not real, you'll know. Men have never washed a rented car. - Saleem Sharma
His walk and stare. Was as poisonous as the air after a nuclear bomb. - sequence kye kenneth young
It was the first time I was ever in love, and I learned a lot. Before that I'd never even thought about killing myself. - Steven Wright
The hundred-year-old man had never let himself be irritated by people, even when there was a good reason to be, and he was not annoyed by the uncouth manner of this youth. - Jonas Jonasson
It's not a sign of creativity to have sixty-five ideas for one problem. It's just a waste of energy. - Jan Kaplicky
It's all nonsense. It's only nonsense. I'm not afraid of the rain. I am not afraid of the rain. Oh, oh, God, I wish I wasn't. - Ernest Hemingway
My greatest challenge is not what's happening at the moment, my greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their fucking perch. And you can print that. - Alex Ferguson
He could offer only withness, but nothing else was asked. - Sara Pennypacker
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington
Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself! - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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
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
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
Most of us are brainwashed by our society so we become the reflection of that society. - Debasish Mridha
I was sixteen, and I honestly believed that I was due a love story. - Sara Barnard
Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism. - Mother Teresa
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I found my God in music and the arts, with writers like Hermann Hesse, and musicians like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Little Walter. In some way, in some form, my God was always there, but now I have learned to talk to him. - Eric Clapton
I 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
In his refusal to believe in anything supernatural or inherently evil, he was as unrealistic as an old voodoo queen who sees spirits everywhere. - Anne Rice
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
I like this place, and willingly would waste my time in it. - William Shakespeare
All I wanted to do, ever, was be myself. - Debasish Mridha
I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted. - Frederick Douglass
Remember that wasted minute at the start of the day? Hard luck but you'll never find it again. - Cleveland W. Gibson
I couldn't tell fact from fiction,Or if the dream was trueMy only sure predictionIn 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
(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
To my words: There was once a wall between us. Now we walk together and greet the world. - A.D. Posey
For me Humanity > Country > Family > Friends > (Religion = Science).Sorry if I disappointed you, but this is what I was and I will follow my whole life. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
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
Don't you ever waste a single second in your life to think that you're useless. God created you with a purpose. And the mere fact that you exist in this world is a benefit of those who actually know you. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Sexual intercourse began in nineteen sixty-three (Which was rather late for me) between the end of the Chatterley ban and the Beatles' first LP. - Philip Larkin
This world finally become a place where 6years old boy was regretted to be - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
The inner voice is something which cannot be described in words. But sometimes we have a positive feeling that something in us prompts us to do a certain thing. The time when I learnt to recognise this voice was, I may say, the time when I started praying regularly. - Mahatma Gandhi
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty. But we shall not be poor if we love liberty, because the nation that loves liberty truly sets every man free to do his best and be his best. - Woodrow Wilson
She was gracious and yet fading, like an old statue in a garden, that symbolizes the weather through which it has endured, and is not so much the work of man as the work of wind and rain and the herd of the seasons, and though formed in men's image is a figure of doom. - Djuna Barnes
No one wants to die or even plans to die, at least not when you are young and living life on top of everything, stepping on gold, running the miles with hot chicks on tow, but even if I wasn’t a rock star, and just a normal civilian, I still wouldn’t plan to die young. Death is so boring. - Sofea Shah
We didn't do anything illegal, All we ever did was be black.. #BlackLivesMatter - Genereux Philip
I spent my timeLosing my sense of space and timeI had my plans I had my schemesAnd faith so strongTo know all was vain - Nirab karki
My question was:How did I go from merely seeing the dirty French Santa in a bar to being in his hotel room the next morning? And this presented me with an actual equation. How did one plus one equal old French Santa? - Augusten Burroughs
They prised open the door in the morning. The beatific expression on hisface was exactly what one would find in a temple deity or the just dead - anunsmiling smile. The absurdity and humour was there if one could just seeit, the question and answer staring one in the face. - Srividya Srinivasan
No more relationships ! No more wasting time !No more feelings ! - Eyad Ayman Kaifi
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
Logan was her entire world and she was his. She could taste the raw honey and bits of bees still on his tongue. She enjoyed the sweet flavor and kept her promise of kissing him even though he was a bug-eating bear. - Jess Hayek
Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of. - Mark Twain
Cleanliness beings with purity of your own mind, thoughts and heart. - Vishwas Chavan
Oh, Death was never enemy of ours!We laughed at him, we leagued with him, old chum.No soldier's paid to kick against His powers.We laughed, knowing that better men would come,And greater wars: when each proud fighter bragsHe wars on Death, for lives; not men, for flags. - Wilfred Owen
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
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
Man was bestowed with intelligence, only to gauge his foolishness! - Ramana Pemmaraju
And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned to a pillar of salt. So it goes. - Kurt Vonnegut
It was perfect, but perfection is terrifying. - Dominic Riccitello
In the 1950s at least less was expected of women. Now we're supposed to build a career, build a home, be the supermum that every child deserves, the perfect wife, meet the demands of elderly parents, and still stay sane. - Sara Sheridan
Elizabeth served herself to Vlad upon the Lazy Susan (Susan wasn’t lazy. She was actually dead." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
I am not a day dreamer, I am a believer, that after every painful love I have gone through, it is just an experience to crack open the deepest parts of my core and allow to me to delve into a passion so rare, that I will find a love that was almost, never meant to be. - Nikki Rowe
I could be whatever I wanted to be if I trusted that music, that song, that vibration of God that was inside of ME. - Shirley MacLaine
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
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
A sad lesson that was mine to learn is that you can't lose what was never truly yours. Nor can you hold to things that simply do not wish to be held. - Trevor Driggers
Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous. - Confucius
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
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
He passed through her with his soul caressing hers goodbye. And in that final hour he was with her one last time. - Donna Lynn Hope
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
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
I 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?'
Love is the most mysterious force in the universe.It locks two souls together across space and time.Once that spark is ignited it consumes all else.It was that shard of light that transformed a dark soul forever.Now let that love burn bright like a sun for eternity… - Kion Ahadi
Talking perceptions, people. Do we really see each other for what we really are, or do we just see what we want to see, the image distorted by our own personal lenses? I lost someone today and the funny thing is, I don't even know who she was. - Jeff Melvoin
Hate is a wasteful emotion. Most of the people you hate never know it. The others don't care.
The tides are in our veins, we still mirror the stars, life is your child, but there is in meOlder and harder than life and more impartial, the eye that watched before there was an ocean. - Robinson Jeffers
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
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
Slartibartfast's study was a total mess, like the results of an explosion in a public library. - Douglas Adams
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum. - J. W. Schopf
If a book falls in the woods and nobody read it, was it ever written? - Neil Leckman
I never had to chase 7 women but always and whenever there was only one. - Kent Lamarc
Life is a conversation with yourself. And who are you if not the eternal presence behind everything that is, was, and will be? Like this, the blow of each breeze and the beauty of each sunset can teach you about yourself, if you listen. If you hear. - Vironika Tugaleva
The villagers marked the time in two ways: before the swamp and after. What came before was good. And all that came after was not. - Melanie Crowder
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 was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso. - Rita Rudner
I hate you! I hate you!" Hester was yelling"Well I care about you, whether you like it or not!" Tom screamed. - Phillip Reeve
...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
Kiedy się spieszysz, nic nie widzisz, nic nie przeżywasz, niczego nie doświadczasz, nie myślisz! Szybkie tempo wysusza najgłębsze warstwy twojej duszy, stępia twoją wrażliwość, wyjaławia cię i odczłowiecza. - Ryszard Kapuściński
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn't exist.
At the end of the day what makes a difference was our time with Him at the beginning of the day! - Ibrahim Emile
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
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
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
It was books that kept me from taking my own life after I thought I could never love anyone, never be loved by anyone again. - Will Harondale, Clockwork Prince
She told herself that she longed greatly to go back to those dear merry days when life was seen through a rosy mist of hope and illusion, and possessed an indefinable something that had passed away forever. Where was it now--the glory and the dream? - L.M. Montgomery
I started to be really proud of the fact I was gay even though I wasn't - Kurt Cobain
It doesn't pain seeing who she turned out to be a face now, but knowing so much how she pretended to be who she was not for all these years without a tinge of guilt and shame. - Anuj Somany
i have learnt to live to please myself first instead of other people, when I lived to please others, I lay late in bed with my eyes open in the dark wondering who I was, now I know myself - Stan The Man SA
There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. His desire to engineer society was pervasive. Racism alone cannot explain what happened in The Holocaust without also addressing Hitler's statist policies. - A.E. Samaan
Oh, sir!" Lord Teddie bounced on his feet. "Sir, I read about this sort of thing once, sir! The only way to solve it is to kill both of them. It was in the Bible!"The silence rung. Lord Teddie cowered at the King's look."Ah, never mind," he said. - Heather Dixon
She was so scared that she forgot to be a contralto. - Dodie Smith
My toughest fight was with my first wife. - Muhammad Ali
I was working in a parking lot, which is a great place to learn the guitar. I sat in the booth and practiced all day long. And only two cars were stolen while I worked there.
What you see is what you get. The island is imaginative enough. Creativity don’t need to be wasted on naming things. - Doug Cooper
But he was one of those weak creatures, void of pride, timorous, anemic, hateful souls, full of shifty cunning, who face neither God nor man, who face not even themselves. - H.G. Wells
Ignoring your intuition telling you this person is not for you will likely lead to more time wasted and more disappointments along the way. - Stephan Labossiere
I really think the range of emotions and perceptions I have had access to as a black person and as a female person are greater than those of people who are neither.... So it seems to me that my world did not shrink because I was a black female writer. It just got bigger. - Toni Morrison
It was a subtle refinement of God to learn Greek when he wished to write a book and that he did not learn it better. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether. - Socrates
Solara: I didn't think you'd ever give up the book, I thought it was too important to youEli: It was, I was carrying and reading it everyday, got so caught up in protecting it, I forgot to live by what I'd learnt from itSolara: And what's that?Eli: To do more for others than you do for yourself - Book of Eli Movie
An INDEPENDENT Mind......is a terrible thing to waste - Dana Gore
You are brighter than the sunlight and bolder than a rainbow. You are the reason spring was created in the first place. - Toni Sorenson
She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum. - Jonathan Safran Foer
Didn't care if I wasn't paid for working after school for seven months teaching a 9th grader to read, but when he finally could, priceless! The best times in my life were when I went way beyond my paygrade to service students in need. - Ace Antonio Hall
If people were rain i was drizzle and she was a hurrican. - John Green
He realized without being aware of it that he had had the possibility to know her, before had he known her? but now that had changed. The possibility was gone. Now no one would know her unless she herself willed it. And there was nothing quite like the will he sensed in her now. - Amanda Coplin
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
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
Why would I hate you?""Because I was being, as Oscar made a point of telling me later, the most unlikable version of myself - Meg Leger
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
If you live each day as it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right - Steve Jobs
she thought that 9Am was in the middle of the night - Patrick Dennis
I took a breath and let it go and suddenly the air was crisper and my lungs lighter and suddenly there was him saying my name in different ways and I catch myself throwing glances in the mirror, seeing someone I don’t know quite yet but I can’t wait to, and that is the start of everything. - Charlotte Eriksson
It is strangely wonderful to feel the lack of something instead of believing that it was never there in the first place. - Kevin Wilson
It was an undemanding job both physically and mentally, which was fine. Stress was for the rich and hard-working. - Joe Cawley
I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar. - William Congreve
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
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
The enemy came. He was beaten. I am tired. Goodnight.
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
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
A novel must be judged on its merits, not on how hard the journey was to write it. - Johnny Rich
Her whole existence was calling his name and she had no clue where SHE actually was... He continued his path on achieving his goals because he knew that was the source of her scream... Secretly or not she was the biggest of them all - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Being the evil undead wasn't fun anymore. For one thing, it was increasingly hard to get a library card. - Sharon Ashwood
The wolf turned to Rachel. She was afraid to run, afraid fleeing would make it chase her. Somewhere in the stored files of her mind, she remembered one should not look directly at a menacing dog, but she couldn’t take her eyes from it. - G.G. Collins
It is my wish that you may have at better and freer life than I have had. Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience; this was what upheld me in time of misery. - Ludwig van Beethoven
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
Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it. - Steve Jobs
Life is sacred"? Who said so? God? Hey, if you read history, you realize that God is one of the leading causes of death! Has been for thousands of years! Hindus, Muslims, Jews, Christians; all taking turns killing each other because God told 'em it was a good idea. - George Carlin
Going to work every day was like my hair was on fire and all I had to put it out was a hammer. - Bethany McLean
The meek shall inherit the earth? Well... I don't think so. If by meek you mean friendly and introverted, okay maybe, but if by meek you mean unwilling to take a chance, then never. If I was a betting man and I had to wager on who I thought would inherit the earth, my money would be on the curious. - Jim Coudal
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
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
We should all have the freedom to die with majesty in an unworthy life which was subjected to sin and vanity. - Sorin Cerin
But she bravely kept her eyes open; she was both lost and found in the soft, burning depths of his eyes. - Julie Anne Long
Women waste so much time wearing no perfume. As for me, in every step that I have taken in life, I have been accompanied by an exquisite perfume! - C. JoyBell C.
If love was a sin, God Himself would be in the hottest part of Hell. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The regret, these two words were etched into my forehead, I was sure. - Vann Chow
I was quite depressed two weeks ago when I spent an afternoon at Brentano's Bookshop in New York and was looking at the kind of books most people read. Once you see that you lose all hope. - Friedrich Hayek
They sit there shouting "Don't do it." Someone told them revolution looked like the Cosby Show. A slight tug with a good lesson. Revolution is a tough struggle between what was and what needs to be. - Darnell Lamont Walker
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
It is better to lose your life than to waste it. - John Piper
If you wanna fly high with me you have to play blind on me !! - Wasim Malik
Then none was for a party;Then all were for the state;Then the great man helped the poor,And the poor man loved the great;Then lands were fairly proportioned;Then spoils were fairly sold;The Romans were like brothersIn the brave days of old. - Thomas Babington Macaulay
Both joy and gratitude go hand in hand together. More grateful you are more joyful you will be. - Vishwas Chavan
Sarcasm is waster on the young. - Bert McCoy
My history is my step to future , whatever the history was full of garbage, but I can get over it and get to the TOP with my History - Ahmed Farrag
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
time is the only one things te should always battle withnot success. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
You and I, my son, are that "below." That was true in 1776. It is true today. There is no them without you, and without the right to break you they must necessarily fall from the mountain, lose their divinity, and tumble out of the Dream. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
The happiest moment i've ever felt was that moment when i discovered my ability to create. - Dr. Hazem Ali
She was like a wound beneath an old bandage, and he had grown more used to the bandage. - Mitch Albom
Life seemed to him to be a narrow cage, and her iron bars were many and dense, and there was only one way out. - Leonid Andreyev
She smiled and her whole face lit up. Or maybe it was mine. All I know for certain is that smile lit up even my darkest days. - J. Sterling
I do the very best I know how-the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. - Abraham Lincoln
That was the worst part about having cancer, sometimes: The physical evidence of disease separates you from other people.
The day after Paul Newman was dead, he was twice as dead. - Maurice Sendak
I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words. - Ovid
People say it is impossible to get out of stupidity; well, I was born religious and here I am an atheist. - M.F. Moonzajer
The only thing worse than the fear of death is the fear of a wasted life.
Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind! - George Washington
But this was different, as if some creature had risen from a corner of my cell and taken over every part of me. It swallowed meaning. I hadn't thought suffering would be like this, so ordinary, so dull, and so endless. - Robyn Cadwallader
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
No one was born a reader; we learn to build the habit of reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Žinojo, kad laikas gali pagelbėti ir vienu, ir kitu atveju. Bet kaip tyčia trūko kantrybės. - Herbjørg Wassmo
People usualy use "move on" when their heart broke because of love. Most don't understand when father, mother, sister or brother has died, you might have needed more strength to move on. It was like living with no air. - Glad Munaiseche
Every big problem was at one time a wee disturbance. - Unknown
All she wanted was a family, all he wanted was fame; as their relationship famished. - Anthony Liccione
No man was ever wise by chance - Seneca
When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope still is to leave the world a little bit better for my having been here. It's a wonderful life and I love it. - Jim Henson
I dug through my purse for the Glock. There is was, and I realized I'd never set the safety. I decided to consider this a great example of forethought rather than my being the stupidest gun handler on the planet. - Gini Koch
Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people. - Albert Camus
I see a good deal of talk from Washington about lowering taxes. I hope they do get 'em lowered enough so people can afford to pay 'em. - Will Rogers
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
Halloween was the best holiday, in my opinion, because it was all about friends, monsters, and candy, rather than family and responsibility. - Margee Kerr
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
His chuckle was low and soft against my earlobe. I think it’s more like ‘what wouldn’t I do for you? - Amanda Lance
All my past heartache and pain suddenly made sense. That was who I would not be to the person who deserves the best of me. - Hubert Martin
The best way to waste your life, is by taking notes. The easiest way to avoid living is to just watch. Look for the details. Report. Don't participate. - Chuck Palahniuk
He could not stand. It was notThat he could not thrive, he was bornWith everything but the will –That can be deformed, just like a limb.Death was more interesting to him.Life could not get his attention. - Ted Hughes
Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half. - John Wanamaker
A woman's whole life is a history of the affections. - Washington Irving
Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. - Tom Lehrer
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
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
His age was indeterminate. But in cynicism and general world weariness, which is a sort of carbon dating of the personality, he was about seven thousand years old. - Terry Pratchett
He was a thinker, but also a man of action. - Dan Millman
The very success of the internet itself is due to its openness, equality of opportunity and innovation. Platforms like Facebook itself would not have been created if Mr. Mark Zuckerberg was accessing the internet via free basics. - Arzak Khan
Nobody was ever meant to remember or invent what he did with every cent. - Robert Frost
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
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
Sin said, "Lust was never satisfied. She was the largest of the three, and had the loudest, most unforgiving cry. When I tried to give her breast milk, Lust wanted more food in addition, so I began to supplement my breast milk. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
Be bold and fly toward the unknown. Discover a road that was never known. - Debasish Mridha
One day you will just wake up and you will do not want to remember that it was a real fact, what has happened before you fell asleep. - Pēteris Bitāns
I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue. - Elizabeth Gilbert
The Sun would have wasted its life but for the evolution of life on earth. The one who gives should be grateful to the one who receives. - R.N. Prasher
Why waste time for a love partner, while you've already wasted a lot of time for your self. - D.DelaTorre
He suffered," added Athos softly. "But not like you." He brought his mouth closer. "No one suffers as beautifully as you." There it was, in the corner of Holland's mouth, the crease of his eye. Anger. Pain. Defiance. Athos smiled, victorious. - V.E. Schwab
Everything around you that you call life was made up by people, and you can change it. - Steve Jobs
I have some bad news. Bjork cannot be here tonight. She was trying on her Oscar dress and Dick Cheney shot her. - Jon Stewart
I, myself, spent 9 years in an insane asylum and never had any suicidal tendencies, but I know that every conversation I had with a psychiatrist during the morning visit made me long to hang myself because I was aware that I could not slit his throat. - Antonin Artaud
To be a seed in a world, is to remain safe almost unharmed living within a shell to protect you from the exterior world, what a risk it was to chose to bud and prosper into a little sprout unaware of what you will become, yet fearlessly ready to trust the process along the way. - Nikki Rowe
As it was, she always did whatever occurred to her, which was, admittedly, not difficult for someone in her position, coming from a background where rick of failure was minimal; in fact, you had to work hard to fail in her world. - Hanif Kureishi
i love those who love to lie, because they never dream to stop lying. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
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
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
Storms don't come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean. - Shannon L. Alder
I don't waste food, water, money, time and talent. - Amit Kalantri
I never thought the touch of another person could make the nerves jangle and dance beneath my skin. It was like I had slept the last few months away and now, suddently, I was waking up. - Shannon Delaney
It wasn’t fair, he thought Aaron having no family and Tamara having her scary family and now Jasper. Soon, there would be no one left for him to hate without feeling bad about it. - Cassandra Clare
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
When I was in school the teachers told me practice makes perfect; then they told me nobody’s perfect so I stopped practicing. - Steven Wright
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
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 think this mass surveillance by the NSA was never about terrorism: It's all about economic spying & social control. It's all about POWER. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
I was so alone that every day was like eating my own heart. - Junot Díaz
- and the mocking realization that money was just colorful crumpled paper, hardly different from a candy wrapper, the market itself little more than a casino. - Paul Theroux
There was no guarantee of victory if I remained the same or just tried to be myself, but there was certain defeat in pretending to be something I was not. - J.W. Lord
The world was incomprehensibly intricate, and yet this forest made a simple sense in her heart that she felt nowhere else. - David Guterson
This is not a dirty little secret which was discovered just yesterday. But, if you follow the Golden Rule, good things happen to you and those around you. - Michael A. Contés II
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
The world's biggest tree, the redwood tree was once a little nut that just kept growing regardless of weather. - Mark F. LaMoure
No matter how successful you are, you have to keep improving yourself. Otherwise, you will get stuck in what was once considered modern. Today, you can't solve iPad problems with typewriter knowledge and in the years to come, we shall look at the iPad and say how come we were so excited about that. - Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
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
But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. - John Green
I was on the far side of the dream. - Reinhardt Jung
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
My only concern was to get home after a hard day's work. - Rosa Parks
If peace was really within reach wasn't it immoral to fail? - Lawrence Wright
In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superceded. - Frank Pakenham
A horse that loves and cares for a man was loved and cared for by a man! - Emma Bullington
It was not lack of ability that limited my people, but lack of opportunity. - Nelson Mandela
Goth was sort of the melancholy cousin of punk that says: there's a lot of evil in this world, there's a lot of very mean spirited people and that makes me sad. - Aurelio Voltaire Hernández
In this universe the night was falling; the shadows were lengthening towards an east that would not know another dawn. But elsewhere the stars were still young and the light of morning lingered; and along the path he once had followed, Man would one day go again. - Arthur C. Clarke
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
Now is much better then was, and if and when aren't as great as now - yet. - Rodney Richards
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
I was born to serve. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Insecurity was never humility; just as arrogance was never success. - Shannon L. Alder
We ain't what we oughta be. We ain't what we want to be. We ain't what we gonna be. But, thank God, we ain't what we was. - Martin Luther King Jr.
And we should consider everyday lost on which we have not danced at least once: And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Her heart was leading her where it belonged. To him. - Farrah Naseem
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
Lea was on the floor of a stall hugging a toilet. When she heard the door close, she lifted her head and gave me a half smile of embarrassment.'Gracie, I've been chemically inconvenienced and I don't think I can ever leave this toilet. Take a picture of this so I'll never do it again. - christine zoldenz
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
So It's Gonna Be Forever or It's Gonna Go Down In FlamesYou Can Tell Me When It's Over, If the High Was Worth the Pain. - Taylor Swift
I could’ve quit long ago, but there wouldn’t be nothing to quit to, unless I was ready to commit suicide. - James Jean-Pierre
When you can't breath because of hurt,seize your breath and breathe. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said. - Victor Hugo
I want my list of works to be lean and mean and everything was urgent and had to be done. Nothing to play the market. My family’s had to suffer for that, that I haven’t done commercial jobs just to bring home the bacon. - Josh Alan Friedman
This man was no servant. She looked up at him in acute agitation and knew: this man was now her master. - V.S. Carnes
I 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
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
Lovelove can build a bridge,but how strong is the pillars?a bread to share togetheri see you in broken glassesyour efforts seem to be lesslove can build a bridgejust understand the foundationBuild your walls with endurance. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
I destroyed that doll, hoping the sacrifice would somehow reverse time and bring my father back. I was a mad scientist and an angry child. - Walter Mosley
[Taken from a BBC documentary]Tariq was born in Lahore, now in Pakistan, then part of British-ruled India, in 1943. A Catholic school education did nothing to shake his life-long atheism, which he shared with his communist parents. - Tariq Ali
Thus I draw from the absurd three consequences, which are myrevolt, my freedom, and my passion. By the mere activity ofconsciousness I transform into a rule of life what was an invitationto death—and I refuse suicide. - Albert Camus
Yesterday I was clever and tried to change the world. Today I am wise and try to change myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I could crawl inside the lyrics and know each note intimately. They would claw at my soul, until I could no longer fight the emotions that took me to a place I couldn't experience. But, it was the possibility that made every verse a heart filled prediction and every beat a direction to follow. - Shannon L. Alder
By the time she yanked on her old jeans and a battered plaid flannel shirt, she felt almost normal. Calm, as she plugged in the coffee pot. But the nightmare was still very much on her mind, because it wasn’t a dream…It was a memory. - Dani Harper
[Bill] Clinton was a pretty good president for a Republican. - Michael Moore
Art was the first casualty of the Socialist and Communist revolutions of the 20th Century. Socialists killed the independent thinkers first. - A.E. Samaan
Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world. - Erica Jong
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
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
Being friends with you was great but now we will be both friends and lovers. - V.Kuotsu
I wonder how so insupportable a thing as a bookseller was ever permitted to grow up in the Commonwealth. Many of our modern booksellers are but needless excrements, or rather vermin.
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
Her angel didn’t look at all like she’d expected. He was no benevolent creature with long, flowing robes and a bland, peaceful smile. Instead he was the stuff of every teenage girl’s—and quite a few teenage boys’—fantasies. - Rosalie Lario
Alone, I relished the bird songs, the drone of hushed conversation from neighboring tables, and the gentle lapping of waves sliding on the shore. I didn't feel the passage of time. There was no destination propelling me forward, no past and no future. Each glorious moment was replaced by the next. - Marilyn Berman
In spite of photographs taken in beer halls or nightclubs showing her cuddling up to some strapping, smirking youth, it seems that the romantic cliché was true: when she met Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun met her destiny - Angela Lambert
My path was predetermined by God. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When God broke his deal with me, I turned to the Devil. In the end, I wasn't happy. I realized that the imagination of a perfect being was more limited than that of the imperfect one. Color me unimpressed by the Actus Purus. - Lionel Suggs
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.
That God had a plan, I do not doubt.But what if His plan was, that we would do better? - Mary Oliver
Putting food under lock and key was one of the great innovations of your culture. No other culture in history has ever put food under lock and key - and putting it there is the cornerstone of your economy.[...] Because if the food wasn't under lock and key, Julie, who would work? - Daniel Quinn
Training was all I could think about. One Sunday when I found the stadium locked, I broke in and worked out in the freezing cold. Every painful set, every extra rep, was a step toward my goal of winning. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
When people wish for harmony, I wish for chaos. I'd rather see imaginative means of self-destruction, than to see laziness and wasted potential. - Lionel Suggs
Challenges aren't always fun. But guess what, I WAS FUCKING BORN READY!!! LET'S GO!!! - Mekiah Johnson
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
A child's education should begin at least 100 years before he was born. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again. - Oscar Wilde
The freedom of speech is worthless without the freedom of offensive speech. Goebbels and Himmler were for freedom of speech that was inoffensive to the state. - Noam Chomsky
‎"But when I fell in love with black, it contained all color. It wasn’t a negation of color. It was an acceptance. Because black encompasses all colors. Black is the most aristocratic color of all.... You can be quiet and it contains the whole thing." Happy birthday to (1899-1988)! - Louise Nevelson
You are free to go, Father," she whispered. "We are all of us free." Olivia finally understood what Mr Tugwell had tried to tell her. This was how it was for every fallen crteature. Christ bore the penalty we each deserve, to purchase our freedom. - Julie Klassen
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
And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms. - William Bradford
It is the blight man was born for. It is Margaret you mourn for. - Gerard Manley Hopkins
Once again I had the desolating sense of having all along ignored what was finest in him. Perhaps it was just the incongruity of seeing him aloft and stricken, since he was by nature someone who carried others. I didn't think he knew how to act or even how to feel as the object of help. - John Knowles
In the final analysis it is between you and God, it was never between you and them anyway. - Mother Teresa
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
Life is filled with obstacles that confuse the mind. But once you understand it's pattern then you will see why it was there for you in the first