Quotation Explorer - 'Was'

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
If there is a wasp in the room, I’d like to be able to see it. - C.S. Lewis
Sometimes, I think how stupid I was yesterday. Then I look at people who still are, even today! - Prakash Hegade
If every vampire who said he was at The Crucifixion, was actually there, it would have been like Woodstock . . . - Joss Whedon
Don't you think saying goodbye to your child will make your death more painful?""Wouldn't it be great if it did?" I said. Lucy and I both felt that life wasn't about avoiding suffering. - Paul Kalanithi
I had a dream I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep. - Stan Laurel
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half. - Gracie Allen
Live your life, not wasting it on minor things of life, but rather investing it in the best possible ways - Sunday Adelaja
There was no one innocent amongst us, I realized then. We were all sinners, one way or the other. We hurt with our hands, with our mouths, or with our minds. But what matters was the ‘why’.~Eyes of a Goddess - Ukamaka Olisakwe
Their long years together had shown him that it did not so much matter if marriage was a dull duty, as long as it kept the dignity of duty: lapsing from that, it became a mere battle of ugly appetites. - Edith Wharton
My friend is my friend, even if he wears rag, even if he wasn't born with a silver spoon, even if nobody wants to be his friend, i will hurt his critics by remaining his friend. - Michael Bassey Johnson
People shock me when they say they never read. When I was young, if people didn't read they would never admit it. Now, its quite acceptable to be anti-intellectual. - Joan Vass
I was just walking around saying We’re all gonna die! I never got over it. I went to class, I did what I had to do, but I was a gibbering idiot. It never went away. I never again felt the same way about life and death. - Anne Rice
I imagined I was God for a millisecond And became speechless for a long time. - Dejan Stojanovic
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
We only get one life. Wasting someone’s time is the subtlest form of murder. - Lindy West
The dysfunction was not the character of one person, it was the split of family by divorce, with the ripples felt for eternity by bloodline. - Amber Garibay
Faithfully, Calvi was following the rules to the letter. He knew one thing: Whatever was in that document had caused the death of the leader of the Catholic Church. Who’d be next? - Peter J. Tanous
Yes... it wasn't over, it still isn't over. - Nicholas Sparks
...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
Our family car was the antithesis of designs and desirability. It was like driving Hitler's moustache. - Samantha Bee
That was 1993 grunge in suburbia. This was 2003 hell in Harlem. (Dark City Lights) - Eve Kagan
She was so scared that she forgot to be a contralto. - Dodie Smith
I was the walrus, but now I am John...and so my friends, you'll just have to carry on. The dream is over. - John Lennon
An atheist's response to a creationist asking 'what if' there was a God,That would be quite an unsettling thought. - Anonymous
It’s Christmas, and no matter what historical usage you choose to assign to mass be it mission or Lord’s Supper, Christ’s Mass refers to WHY he came, not THAT he came. Christ’s mission was to be a sacrifice. - William Branks
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
All this have I proved by wisdom: I said, I will be wise; but it was far from me. That which is far off, exceeding deep, who can find it out? - Compton Gage
I was kind of excited to go to jail for the first time and I learnt some great dialogue. - Quentin Tarantino
Two great things happened to me. One was that I survived. The other was that I met you, because I knew why - Kamand Kojouri
Don't try to create the world in your image-that was God's mistake. - Marty Rubin
Reading was a joy, a desperately needed escape -- I didn't read to learn, I was reading to read. - Christian Bauman
Over the years, I learned to smile or laugh when I was supposed to. I kept my true self hidden; I did not need to unleash my pain on the world around me. Instead, I taught myself to ignore it. I did not realize that the pain was eating away at my soul. - J.D. Stroube
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
And there above all of these shops hung a blood soaked sign: a red hand, the hand of a child that was neither male nor female and yet roused feelings of the most dejected and criminal love - Georges Limbour
We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
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
Frances was not only grieving her sister's loss, but also striving to reconcile in her mind the tragedy with the idea of a loving God. Restless and aching, Frances climbed mountains in the Swiss Alps, where their hotel had a view of beautiful Mount Rigi. - Nancy Carpentier Brown
Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you've had a bunch of bad days and there's different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music. - Taylor Swift
The Christian religion asks us to put our trust not in ideas, and certainly not in ideologies, but in a God Who was vulnerable enough to become human and die, and Who desires to be present to us in our ordinary circumstances. - Kathleen Norris
This was the book I read over and over. I really felt so in tune with them- I knew all the dates of their lives, what they had been doing, whre they had been. They were always my heroes, creating something fantastic against all odds, and against their real life. - Christian Tetzlaff
Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it. - Vladimir Nabokov
Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
I looked always outside of myself to see what I could make the world give me instead of looking within myself to see what was there. - Belle Livingstone
The most wasted day of all is that in which we have not laughed.
I prefer that these reserves be spent in arguing whether Mary conceived without sin, whether Christ was God or man, rather than discussing whether my power is of divine origin and if, in short, I am deserving of it. Heresy, then, is tolerable as long as it is not employed directly against power. - Carlos Fuentes
There was enough ice.So I thought. For my drink.When I used it all,I cut her heart out and used it instead.I never ran out of ice that night. - Mrinaal
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. - Abraham Lincoln
I don't know who explained this rule to me; maybe it was the product of my own speculations and fantasies. That would have been typical: I was always inventing stories and machinations to make sense of things I didn't understand, and I understood almost nothing. - César Aira
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
[It] has been said that the difference between Greek and Israelite religion was that the Greeks worshiped the 'holiness of beauty' whereas the Jews worshiped 'the beauty of holiness. - Everett Ferguson
I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill. - Wallace Stevens
It was a tragic end to a heroic life. - Chris Kyle
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back. - Richard Lewis
It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made and demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand . . . I was quite tired after spending a full day working. - Rosa Parks
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
If my life was to be just a single note in an endless symphony, how could I not sound it out for as long and as loudly as I could? - Lauren Wolk
I 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
A recent survey was said to prove that the people we Americans most admire are our politicians and doctors. I don't believe it. They are simply the people we are most afraid of. And with the most reason.
When I finally applied logic to Religion that was when I quit paying after life insurance and quit going - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I stumbled upon something and someone so magnificent I was truly blind to it. - Dominic Riccitello
How many types of ‘my-ness’ (mamata) are there?! There is my-ness in each & every hair. If a single hair is pulled out, he will become upset that my hair was pulled. - Dada Bhagwan
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
In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superceded. - Frank Pakenham
The more he smiled, the more I wanted to hate him, and yet it was the very thing that made hating him impossible. - Jamie McGuire
A thousand times I was ready to regret and take back my rash statement - yet it had been the truth. - Hermann Hesse
My only regrets are the moments when i doubted myself and took the safe route. Life is too short to waste time being unhappy. - Dan Howell
He claimed the waters must have, indeed, been healing, because look how hard his journey was on him to get there, and how easy it was on him to get home. - Sarah Addison Allen
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
Life is a strong drink served up in an extremely short, and fragile shot glass. We shouldn't waste a single drop. - Samantha Sotto
I don't know how many years it was before I arrived at a formulated philosophy that the happiest thing to do, always, when visiting an individual or a country, is to admit, by word or manner, how much I'm finding there that my life had lacked hitherto - Clara E. Laughlin
Stephanie had no problem doing what shewas told, just so long as she was given a good reason why sheshould. - Derek Landy
At the time we glorify self instead of glorify God, at that time we are wasting our time as... God is Time. - indonesia123
I am successful because I did not waste time bothering about what others were doing but focussed on what I was doing. - Amit Abraham
Over-the-counter ‪‎drug‬ ‪‎abuse‬ or addiction was a problem that I observed at Mauna Kea - Steven Magee
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
I romanticized him until he was the perfect being. A soul so beautiful, but so immensely evil too. - Dominic Riccitello
from Out of the Darkness (book 2):Zoe met Eric's eyes. Even in her platforms she was still a few inches shorter than he was. "And what do you do?"His mouth quirked. "I set people on fire. - Jaime Rush
A foe to God was never true friend to man - Edward Young
Hypocrite: The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan. - Abraham Lincoln
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
Don’t waste a minute fretting over the infinite destructive possibilities of The Singularity. Think of all the fun we’re going to have along the way! It will all be one glorious adventure, start to finish! - Richard Long
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know. - Mark Twain
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
People wrote me off but they did not realize that I was a writer. - Amit Abraham
He was a victim of his own integrity, which forced him to do his best, even when he would have preferred to do nothing at all. - Irving Stone
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don't know. - Mark Twain
You can lead and motivate people without a certificate or title, what you need to do is to tell people a compelling secret that was only known to you. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The light of love, the purity of grace,The mind, the Music breathing from her face, The heart whose softness harmonised the whole —And, oh! that eye was in itself a Soul! - George Gordon Byron
To talk about God, except in the context of prayer, is to take His name in vain.One may, indeed, talk to a child about God, but this is on a par with telling him that he was brought to his mother by a stork. - Ferdinand Ebner
It was a December night so cold and clear that the air felt like the air of the Moon - lung-burning; mentholated and pure - Douglas Coupland
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say 'I don't know'. - W. Somerset Maugham
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. - George Washington
When you can't breath because of hurt,seize your breath and breathe. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
My body was a buzzing antenna into which radio waves flooded from the entire cosmos. I was the living switchboard of the universe. My skull was a magnetized globe. - Simon Critchley
When one has attained a state of mind from which the evil passions of the present world have been so utterly winnowed, fear too is forgotten. Thus it was that the priest no longer could understand why Hell should exist. - Yukio Mishima
I lost all I had known and gained a life I was yet to know. - Nikki Rowe
The Prophet's character was termed tremendous because his concern was for God alone. - Imam Junayd al-Baghdadi
People want what was best about the world. - Emily St. John Mandel
Really, I'm trying to care, Artemis, really. But I thought it was all supposed to be over when the fat lady sings. Well, she's singing, but it doesn't appear to be over - Eoin Colfer
It was only possible because it was attained. An Idea isn't feasible until it becomes reality - Seyi Ayoola
The Law was never given to gentiles but to Jews only, so why do so many gentiles struggle today with mixing law and grace? - John Paul Warren
Neuron is to Consciousness, what D.N.A. is to Life. Thus, Biology of Mind is to the twenty-first century, what Biology of Life was to the twentieth century. - Abhijit Naskar
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
All I wanted for Christmas was a New Years Eve party that I would never forget. Too bad I got too drunk to remember it. - Carroll Bryant
He was her reason for existence,She was his ultimate risk. - Anjum Choudhary
I only knew what was in my mind, and I wished to express it clearly - Ulysses S. Grant
The blues was bleeding the same blood as me. - B.B. King
Her strategy for honoring the dead had always been to take action - solve the mystery, punish the criminal. But what did you do when there was no one to punish? When there were no answers to find? How do you assimilate that kind of loss without losing your mind? - Rob Thomas
This Lord of natures today was transformed contrary to His nature; it is not too difficult for us to also overthrow our evil will." Hymns of the Nativity, Hymn 1:97, pg. 74 in : Hymns (New York: Paulist Press, 1989). - Ephrem the Syrian
The universe was alive with staccato radio chatter and art and curiosity and wonder and change. - Exurb1a
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington
The past is finished. There is nothing to b gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know. - Rebecca Beard
Well, the gold fish in the bowl lay upside down bloatingFull in the sky and the plains were bleached white with skeletonsVarious species grouped together accordingTo their past beliefsThe only way they ever all got together wasNot in love but shameful grief - Don Van Vliet
I was not predicting the future, I was trying to prevent it. - Ray Bradbury
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
My first word for the New Year was "exsanguinate." This was probably not a good omen.
My salad days, when I was green in judgement, cold in blood. - William Shakespeare
Who would have listened to his tales of woe when his love was the flickering lamp over his own decaying tomb? - Faraaz Kazi
She met a dashing man —he was, a dash. - Timothy Joshua
With love a man can live longer - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again. - Augustine of Hippo
Jesus was a good guy, he didn't need this shit. - John Prine
If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well. - Lawana Blackwell
What's the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile. - George Asaf
...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
I never realized it was all a game,until I started winning. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
One day I decided that existing simply did not work for me, and that was when I began to live. - Sai Marie Johnson
And was it his destined part / Only one moment in his life / To be close to your heart? - Ivan Turgenev
I could feel myself peeking over at him. He was like a seatbelt for my soul. - Kimberly Sabatini
ConnubialBecause with alarming accuracy she’d been identifying patterns I was unaware of—this tic, that tendency, like the way I've mastered the language of intimacy in order to conceal how I felt— I knew I was in danger of being terribly understood. - Stephen Dunn
[T]he very color of the air in the place I was born was different, the smell of the earth was special, redolent with memories of my parents. - Natsume Soseki
With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plea; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. - William Lloyd Garrison
If you were going to give a medal to the least delightful person on Earth, you would have to give that medal to a person named Carmelita Spats, and if you didn't give it to her, Carmelita Spats was the sort of person who would snatch it from your hands anyway.
I was still learning when I taught my last class. - Claude Moore Fuess
Don't," she begged, knowing that surely she was trying his patience, that his kindness would stretch just so far, that if he were truly kind he could never have survived as a vampire. - Vivian Vande Velde
Theirs was a rare kind of bond and love, protected by the Cosmos. - Pertunia Lehoka
I felt as if I was the only person awake in a city of sleepwalkers. That's an illusion, of course. When you walk through a crowd of strangers it's next door to impossible not to imagine that they're all waxworks, but probably they're thinking just the same about you. - George Orwell
It was much more than bricks and stone - It was an idea. - Patricia C. McKissack
If the fate of the universe was decided in a single moment at the instant of the Big Bang , that was the most creative moment of all. - Deepak Chopra
And it was darkSo dark at nightAnd we held on to each otherLike brother to brotherWe promised our mothers we'd writeAnd we would all go down together - Billy Joel
Harry then did something that was both very brave and very stupid - J.K. Rowling
Thank God men cannot as yet fly and lay waste the sky as well as the earth! - Henry David Thoreau
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence; and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant. - Saadi
There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.
I know who I am. No one else knows who I am. If I was a giraffe, and someone said I was a snake, I'd think, no, actually I'm a giraffe. - Richard Gere
Harding was not a bad man, he was just a slob. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
The trick with getting Windows 10 to work well on my 2011 Windows 7 laptop computer was to use a HDMI cable and plug it into a full High Definition (HD) 1920x1080 resolution computer monitor at 60Hz as the sole display. - Steven Magee
In the Valley of healing dreams; beyond human imagination - there was a long quiet river. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
... 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
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. - George Washington
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he was evil. - Edmund Carver
I was so self-critical. I still am; but it's not as bad anymore. - Fiona Apple
Miss Austen’s novels seem to me vulgar in tone, sterile in artistic invention, imprisoned in the wretched conventions of English society, without genius, wit, or knowledge of the world. Never was life so pinched and narrow. The one problem in the mind of the writer is marriageableness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
An eagle does not crawl because it was born to fly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
Even as a waste disposal site, the world is finite. - William R. Catton Jr
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
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
When God became lonelyhe created man,or was itwhen man became lonelyhe created God. - Melanie Exler
I let go of all that I had thought was wounded, for there is no ego to wound, no ego to hold on with; there is only love & freedom to love. - Jay Woodman
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. - Ronald Reagan
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
The things I can't do are the things I have yet to learn. - Barbara-Cooper Washington
...hell was a great fiery-hot music hall, he thought, where untuned instruments scraped and shrieked in diabolical cacophany... - Annie Proulx
When silence greeted her question, she looked at Caine—for that was how he saw himself in that moment and in all the moments after: his brother’s murderer. - V.S. Carnes
19. The commendable efforts of preachers to Europe is that the society was taught to respect all workers. - Sunday Adelaja
The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today. - James Carville
Part of me was afraid that if I raised my fist to the sky and demanded an answer now, I would hear a thundering and calloused, 'Because I said so," from God in heaven. And I may not ever want to speak to Him again. - Sarah Thebarge
I was planning a death, not a burglary, but in many ways that just made it easier. Taking a life was, in my experience, a damned sight less complicated than taking jewels from a hidden strongbox. - Michael McClung
He has been waiting for us, waiting in vain, and His fatherly heart was filled with grief. When He then sought to call us home through chastenings, we rebelled against Him and His actions and again refused to come home to the Father. What else should He do with us? - M. Basilea Schlink
There was no world, no land, no god or heaven or earth outside of their two bodies naked and trembling in the act of love. - Roman Payne
The saddest of all tragedies - the wasted life - Aristotle
I have never deceived anyone, for I have never belonged to anyone. My independence was all my wealth: I have known no other happiness. - Cora Pearl
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
I wasn’t ready to think about the other yet: that it wasn’t that I wasn’t right for Macon, but that maybe he wasn’t right for me. There was a difference. Even for someone who things didn’t come easy for, someone like me. - Sarah Dessen
God's love preceded His washing us. He washed us from sin because He first loved us. - Joseph Sayibu
I shall not pretend that I do not prefer to have people adore me rather than revile me, but I have always found that it was far easier for me to suffer the disapprobation of others than to amend my behaviour in order to find favour with them. - Kathryn L. Nelson
The girl was a gypsy before an illness took control of her legs, now she watches in awe the world pass by whilst stillness teaches her about inner strength. - Nikki Rowe
Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired. - Mark Twain
God has to work in the soul in secret and in darkness because if we fully knew what was happening, and what Mystery, transformation, God and Grace will eventually ask of us, we would either try to take charge or stop the whole process. - San Juan de la Cruz
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
My MOTIVATION was struggling..I got Tired of it! - Kalon Jackson
She glared at me like she was about to punch me, but then she did something that surprised me even more. She kissed me."Be careful seaweed brain." She said putting on her invisible cap and disappearing.I probably would have sat there all day, trying to remember my name, but then the sea demons came. - Rick Riordan
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 am satisfied-For the peace that has graciously engulfed my tender heart.I am home-Because of the abundance of love that I have given myself.I am enlightened-For the journey I have embarked in knowing my higher self.I am complete-Because I now realize that I was always whole. - Karen A. Baquiran
I shall know but one country. The ends I aim at shall be my country, my God & Truth. I was born an American; I live an American; I shall die an American. - Daniel Webster
That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment. - Dorothy Parker
The pain of failure had led me to understand that technical excellence was a moral requirement. - Paul Kalanithi
Recall that the minimum wage was initially conceived as a method to exclude undesirables from the workforce. - Jeffrey Tucker
He wasn’t a good person, but I painted him to be and since I painted it, I believed it. - Dominic Riccitello
The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison, was the miracle. - Anaïs Nin
All I had was a dream and six million pounds.'Denholm, The IT Crowd - G. Linehan
That was the river, this is the sea. - Mike Scott
Mom, mom, mama, mama wake up, wake up, wake up... (As far I see she won't wake up... she will wake up one moment on 80 then 90 and her life devastated and lost... What do I gain from here?From her work?? She will die and she won't realise that everything was useless what more worst than that???) - Deyth Banger
It's been a while since I've had sex. I figured it was just like riding a bike, the only difference is that after a while, the bike doesn't turn you over and ride you. - Beatrice Stark Girl Detective
I thought I had an appetite for destruction, but all I wanted was a club sandwich. - Matt Groening
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
To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. - George Washington
So it’s fate then? I asked with him so close my lips brushed the line of his jaw with each word, Us being together?Absolutely, Calvin said with a low growl. Then he lifted my chin, tilting my head back, and kissed me deeply.Who was I to argue with Fate? - E.J. Stevens
All along, I was less concerned about walking a path of integrity and more caught up in a compass calibrated by greed. And with a compass such as this, how is it that I’m having a hard time understanding why I am where I am? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Emile Zola was a poor student at his school at Aix. We are all so different largely because we all have different combinations of intelligences. If we recognize this, I think we will have at least a better chance of dealing appropriately with many problems that we face in the world.
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
Her hair was long , her foot was light and her eyes were wild. -Keats - John Keats
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
His ego was as big as an elephant - Charmaine J. Forde
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
But she bravely kept her eyes open; she was both lost and found in the soft, burning depths of his eyes. - Julie Anne Long
We're interested in the mass-merchandising of anything. If there was a market in mass-produced portable nuclear weapons, we'd market them too - Alan Sugar
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
I dreamt that I was old. And you you were beside me.Forever young in your hand, a cup of stars. - Joanne Harris
Where'd the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn't stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall - Paolo Nutini
Well, the only time you can realize you are strong is when you ignored the negativity you are surrounding by and only focus on possibilities within your imagination. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
And then the turbines generate electricity that goes into the whole town.""You mean they aren't powered by giant hamsters on wheels? I was misinformed. - Michael Grant
The wild life of today is not ours to do with as we please. The original stock was given to us in trust for the benefit both of the present and the future. We must render an accounting of this trust to those who come after us. - Theodore Roosevelt
When you think about the wasted time, you waste your time again. - Steven Shaw
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 was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it. - Mark Twain
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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
NEWTONIAN, adj. Pertaining to a philosophy of the universe invented by Newton, who discovered that an apple will fall to the ground, but was unable to say why. His successors and disciples have advanced so far as to be able to say when. - Ambrose Bierce
Time and death: It's the ultimate vision of an artist at the end of everything. It's just what's there. It was not something I planned to do. - Don DeLillo
He was a wise man who invented God. - Plato
After the barter system money was introduced to the world and it had a limited value, but as the time passed it's value increased and now in 21st century money is given the value of GOD. - Neymat Khan
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
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
A house from which nobody ever went away without feeling better in some way. A house in which there was always laughter. - L.M. Montgomery
Was this new self awareness a gift or a curse? - D. Morgenstern
If there was one thing that made Captain Lord Jack Blackthorn smile more than holding a pretty woman in his arms, it was a winning hand at cards. To his dismay at the moment he had neither. - Jina Bacarr
My love is of a birth as rareAs 'tis, for object, strange and high;It was begotten by DespairUpon Impossibility. - Andrew Marvell
I was the kid next door's imaginary friend. - Emo Phillips
If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks. - Brendan Behan
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
Jesus was and is the greatest restoration specialist of all time. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
History was my favourite subject at school and in my spare time I read historical novels voraciously from Heidi to the Scarlet Pimpernel and from Georgette Heyer to Agatha Christie. - Sara Sheridan
(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
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
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
Lord, make me nowAs happy as the field.With flowers enriched... - Eileen A. Soper
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
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Her heart was leading her where it belonged. To him. - Farrah Naseem
You are brighter than the sunlight and bolder than a rainbow. You are the reason spring was created in the first place. - Toni Sorenson
Your future is brighter than your past was dark. - Toni Sorenson
Like the pagans of old, unaffected by climate, the British were now dancing around a giant phallus. Unlike the pagans theirs was a sterile phallus, disarmed by condoms and pills - the first heathen sexual cult to be based around sterility rather than fertility. - Peter Hitchens
You have to think if we've been visited by extraterrestrial life, it was like a zookeeper walking into the chimp enclosure: He looks around, takes some pictures, then leaves without interacting significantly with the environment. Meanwhile the chimps have no idea what the fuck just happened. - J. Richard Singleton
I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored. - David Attenborough
As pity moved into that hole inside her, she discovered how distant pity was from hate, how very far it was from love.
A lady came up to me on the street and pointed to my suede jacket. "You know a cow was murdered for that jacket?" she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, "I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too."
How could I possibly NOT be disappointed by what I would find? Nothing had ever met my expectation, since nothing could compete with my doctoring imagination, my pathetic compulsion to make the world quanter, funnier, kinder, and more mysterious than it actually was. - Armistead Maupin
She didn’t want to die. She couldn’t imagine wanting to die…Death was for—for other people. - Agatha Christie
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
I was always taught that book-keeping was more relevant than book reading. The only thing worth reading was meant to be a balance sheet. - Ashwin Sanghi
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
Trace was just one of those guys who caught your attention no matter if you had a ring on your finger. He would be hot 'til the day he died. Seriously. - Chelsea Lynn Charters The Gossip Web
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. - Pablo Picasso
She recognized that this city was a place that granted you only what you were willing to claim - Earl Lovelace
I really don’t want to win. I just want to improve and be better than I was. - Debasish Mridha
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me. - Woody Allen
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past, I sigh the lack of many things I sought, And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste. - William Shakespeare
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
Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always enjoyed feeling afraid. I think it is the most delicious feeling there is - Domingos Monteiro
I was born a heretic. I always distrusted people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows. - Susan B. Anthony
Leopold, like most men of power and prestige, was not so much interested in listening to what others had to say as he was in having an audience. - Jeremy Robinson
I 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
Being strong-willed is not enough, however. You also have to be hard on yourself. Someone who was strong-willed but self-indulgent would not be called determined. Determination implies your willfulness is balanced by discipline. - Paul Graham
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
In that instant he learned what jealousy was. He wanted to know the name of every other man she had ever looked at, whether they had touched her- and most especially where to find these men so that he could kill them.
Envy was just the tax you paid on success. - David Nicholls
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
When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to suffer the experience of total loss. It was more than that. It was the period in which we suffered more total losses than in all the rest of our life put together. - John Berger
When i was a child, i liked tasting any candy i happened to see, but as i grew older, i realized those are a great meal to the worms in my innards. Will you shun old habits or nay? That's the question. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Well we both know there're some men who wish it was not women who came to tell that Jesus was risen. hehehe - Mary Tornyenyor
I felt how much better and more dignified it was for me to show off the finer side of my soul than of my body. - Leo Tolstoy
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster. - Jonathan Swift
I Write books for the little girl in the adult woman who some man told she was not good enough. Let us dismantle the notion that a woman cannot be free with her sexuality or that she needs a man to make her complete. This one is for the little girls with hearts on their sleeves. - Crystal Evans
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
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
A sincere call to the Almighty can change what you may have thought was impossible to change. Never lose hope. - Mufti Ismail Menk
Truth might be heroic, but it was not within the range of practical domestic politics. - Samuel Butler
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson
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
And then, the unspeakable purity and freshness of the air! There was just enough heat to enhance the value of the breeze, and just enough wind to keep the whole sea in motion, to make the waves come bounding to the shore, foaming and sparkling, as if wild with glee. - Anne Bronte
My mistakes were because I was selfless. I wanted to complete someone else, I didn’t think about completing myself. - Dominic Riccitello
Look at yourself on the day that you graduated from college, then look at yourself today. I did that recently and it was like, 'Yikes! What the hell happened? - David Sedaris
I don't think it was pain that made [Vincent Van Gogh] great - I think his painting brought him whatever happiness he had. - David Lynch
One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, ‘Don’t get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did. - Chris Ware
I certainly wasn't happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can't earn, and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time; I mean joy. - Ursula K. LeGuin
It was beautiful in a harsh I'm-going-to-gut-you-like-a-fish kind of way. - Rick Riordan
It was then that the seven-year-old said, I am ready. What wonderful place will we visit tonight? I can take you wherever your dreams desire, the calico pony replied on their first night together. - Cheryl Price
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
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
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are. - Tom Hanks
I didn't grow up in a Norman Rockwell house... my house was more akin to Norman Lear. - michael p naughton
She came and took away all his miseries, his sorrows !!Then SHewent and left him restlessly numb. He was herpainkiller. SHe, his anesthetic. - Douglas Self
I was looking down the road of "life gone by" and I realized this road of life is not as long as it looks. Travel with caution and maximize every mile. It can be a beautiful journey. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Don't waste your time running for money. Make your life meaningful and colorful. - Demi Jane Tumulak
Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God. - Stanley Hauerwas
Just because a poet said something didn't mean it was true, only that it sounded good.
Her date was pleasant enough, but she knew that if her life was a movie this guy would be buried in the credits as something like "Second Tall Man". - Russell Beland
When I die,' I said to my friend, 'I'm not going to be embalmed. I'm going to be dipped.' Milk chocolate or bittersweet was the immediate concern. - Adrianne Marcus
When we were together before, the world was small to us, but as you grew bigger to life and the world became desirous to living, we became smaller to each other. - Anthony Liccione
This was the perfect day of his childhood. This the day to shape the days upon. - Cormac McCarthy
It was beautiful and simple, as truly great swindles are. - O. Henry
Kad viskas daugiau ar mažiau buvę anksto nulemta. Kad žmonės tesą priemonės vieni kitų gyvenime. Kad dalykai, tokie baisūs tau ir kitiems, tikrųjų gali tapti palaima. - Herbjørg Wassmo
Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing. - Dave Barry
I'm a man. Men cook outside. That outdoor grilling is a manly pursuit has long been beyond question. If this wasn't understood, you'd never get grown men to put on those aprons with pictures of dancing weenies on the front, and messages like 'Come 'n' Get It! - William Geist
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
...but what courage can withstand the ever-enduring and all-besetting terrors of a woman's tongue? - Washington Irving
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.
The Messiah was born in a manger in Bethlehem. - Lailah Gifty Akita
He left not knowing where he was going, he got there not knowing where he was, and he came back not knowing where he had been. But history books will point out Columbus as the person who made the Americas available for exploitation. I guess I can make the same kind of ridiculous claim. - Herschell Gordon Lewis
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
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
Call me a Freak all u want really...I honestly take it as a compliment everytime. No matter how it was intended. - Daleen Van Tonder
She had the blood of the sun running through her veins and the dust of stars at her fingertips. Her every breath birthed new cosmos and her thoughts were the super moon of the darkest night. Every word was a supernova and every step an inescapable singularity. Her touch though...it was soft. - Hubert Martin
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
Accustomed to motion, he was forced to be still. - H.W. Brands
Trade and money, which go together in a stream of energy, inevitably wash away the enclosing walls of a society of status. - Isabel Paterson
This was fast becoming messy war with our hall now covered in foam and a puddle of green slime... - Andy Dale
The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history. - Joseph Conrad
The action generated the possibility of a future different from the past. Bitter division was healed by way of bold, confident leadership. - Rom Watangu
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
When I was earning, saving, and spending, I felt poor. When I started to give away some of my earning for good purposes, abundance filled my heart. - Debasish Mridha
The platypus, as it turns out, derives its DNA from a menagerie of creatures. When its genome was fully decoded, it was found only to be 80% mammalian, and had genes found previously only in reptilian, bird, amphibian, and fish DNA. - B.C.CHASE
I work every day to live my life in such a way that when I take my last breath, I will be satisfied I made a difference and I was an inspiration; that I left something behind that will be meaningful to society; I did not shame my family, disappoint my friends or ruin my good name. - Carlos Wallace
My childhood was a drag show! - Nuno Roque
I was running in circles, I hurt myself, just to find my purpose. Everything was so worthless, I didn't deserve this, but to me you were perfect. - Hollywood
There is nothing sadder in this world than the waste of human potential. The purpose of evolution is to raise us out of the mud, not have us grovelling in it. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Check your ego at the door and check your gut instead. Every right decision I have ever made has come from my gut. Every wrong decision I've made was the result of me not listening to the greater voice of myself - Oprah Winfrey
You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn't that long ago that we were swept away by the Macarena. - Jon Stewart
The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible. - George Washington
The city was a machine of its own, continuously producing. We were constantly pumped out through its assembly line, in different forms or models. We came hardwired with different stories, dark secrets, vices, and defects. Over time, we fail and come to find our end, but the city continues onwards. - Cristina Martín
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
GENEROUS, adj. Originally this word meant noble by birth and was rightly applied to a great multitude of persons. It now means noble by nature and is taking a bit of a rest. - Ambrose Bierce
Success isn't measured by the position you reach in life: it's measured by the obstacles you overcome. - Booker T. Washington
here it was the whole world wrapped inside my armsAnd I let it all slip away - Rascal Flatts
Never lose hope,because ALLAH is always by your side. - Waseem Latif
The voice sank through luce's skin and straight into her heart. Daniel's voice. He was calling to her. He wanted her. Needed her. Luce moved towards the sound - Lauren Kate
This is the only truth in the world that was necessary yesterday, is necessary today, and will continue to be necessary tomorrow: be conscious of now. - Kamand Kojouri
I destroyed myself because I thought no one will destroy me that way but I guess I was wrong... they're stonger. - Marivil
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
She knew there was something dark in her then, when she left the alley and the shadows followed. - Daniella Michalleni
Some writers are born. Others learn. I was born a writer but have a lot to learn. - Donna Lynn Hope
I wish there was a word more than ‘love’ itself to convey what I feel for you. - Faraaz Kazi
Now we realize that time is our most valuable resource, and every minute we spend in one of these meetings just sitting there is time wasted. - Blake Ross
Henry Ford is quoted as saying. "History is more or less bunk." Now, if he never spoke those words, doesn't that just prove he was right when he didn't say them? - Alex Bosworth
Her heart longed for some ark into which it could fly and be at rest. Rough or smooth she did not care, so long as it was warm. - Thomas Hardy
I was my own boss, but that all changed the day I got married. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
Let us have no guiltLeft to wasteFor dreaming still. - Scott Hastie
The resentment I felt inside was not hatred for being imprisoned or for Victor who had betrayed me but something deeper: a rebellion against the very way of things that condemned men to be imprisoned inside their own identities. - MacDonald Harris
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
The way of war was the invention of heavenly beings. - Toba Beta
The politics of the possible was being replaced by the politics of purity. - H.W. Brands
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
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
He had won, easily. This was something else he could do, and do well, and his Dad had been there to witness his success. - Michael Braccia
her smile was as beautiful as the only star in a dark night... - shivangi lavaniya
i just stopped from dreaming and woke up,just like a dream to be loved back is just a dream you have to accept,it was just glimpse of hopes you wanna take it to reality, nothing more, nothing less - Jinnul Jr.
Perfect...as it was, it had to be, andlittle dreams were spinning madlyas a flock of birds in mid-flight, thesingle vision of a single moment, a singlemoment, frozen in time no more. No moredid he need, to understand thatit was better than any he couldtake, and call his own, it was Perfect... - Stefan G. Dimov
She was Black before it was fashionable to be Black. - Gil Scot-Herron
Writers have two main problems. One is writer's block, when the words won't come at all and the other is logorrhea, when the words come so fast that they can hardly get to the wastebasket in time.
Edward leaned close and whispered in my ear so that Olaf would think he was whispering sweet nothings, but what he what he actually said, was, "We aren't the good guys, Anita. We're the necessary guys. - Laurell K. Hamilton
Anything beautiful now was just a thought yesterday. - Sandesh Hukpachongbang
If the Holy Bible was printed as an Ace Double it would be cut down to two 20,000-word halves with the Old Testament retitled as ‘Master of Chaos’ and the New Testament as ‘The Thing With Three Souls. - Terry Carr
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
Lord Vetinari in a meeting: what people said was what they wanted him to hear. He paid a lot of attention to the spaces outside the words, though. That’s where the things were that they hoped he didn’t know and didn’t want him to find out. - Terry Pratchett
Some people live disconnected, in a world of their own. Their wishful thinking represents their sole veracity. But when the mirror smashes the reflection of their delusion, it will not falter to talk back. ( "The day the mirror was talking back" ) - Erik Pevernagie
The baby, not too young to start knowing the ledge, the cold truth, the life-and-death facts of it all. 'What kind of heaven is that, you can't have your records?' The baby, understanding perhaps it was purely rhetorical, made no attempt to answer this question. - Michael Chabon
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
No, she wasn't losing language. She was choking on it. - Gregory Maguire
Don't waste your time chasing things that will never be beneficial to your future. - April Mae Monterrosa
I do not pretend to say that I was not very much pleased with him; but while I have Udolpho to read, I feel as if nobody could make me miserable. - Jane Austen
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
Journalism largely consists of saying 'Lord Jones is Dead' to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive. - G. K. Chesterton
To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is wasteful and ridiculous excess - William Shakespeare
His chuckle was low and soft against my earlobe. I think it’s more like ‘what wouldn’t I do for you? - Amanda Lance
In an exhibition wherein paintings of nudes were commonplace, that of Madame Gautreau in her black evening dress was considered scandalously erotic. -from The Greater Journey - David McCullough
The pop star, "Michael Jackson" was believed by some to be a member of the illuminati cult sect and a paedophile, but i'm totally indifferent about this rumor, and i truly love him for his magnanimity towards humanity, and if i was God, i will not hesitate to let him into heaven. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
Truth, with a capital T, was swapped for Fact with a capital F, then both lower-cased —facts the new trues. - Geoffrey Wood
Putting down the power right from the whistle would be ugly and brutal, but it would get the job done. He wanted to tell her that, but this was the thing with coaching: you had to step back at exactly the moment you ached to step forward. - Chris Cleave
If a person offend you and you are in doubt as to whether it was intentional or not, do not resort to extreme measures. Simply watch your chance and hit him with a brick. - Mark Twain
Don't be decieved by your mortality, you're just a piece of debris, and the sophisticated one lies inside us which was either created or would be destroyed. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I care not that this moment’s lot was thin and sparsely dealt; all pleasures sweet can be forgot the instant they are felt. - Roman Payne
I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests. - Pablo Neruda
If using 'was' could be deemed gramatically, or atleast emotionally correct, in the sense that it could relate to something that you actually couldn't do in the past, but want to do right now, then i wanna say, I was sorry, for everything... - Allwyn Jose
Do you have any idea who Erin was kissing?""Yeah, so we'll brush out teeth really, really thoroughly afterwards," I said, bumping her nose with mine gently. I wasn't going to let anyone spoil this moment. - Stacey Kade
I touched him. From brain to body, in ways I couldn’t quite understand. But he did and for him, that was all that mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
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
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
If Jesus came back and saw what was going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing-up. - Woody Allen
You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act. - Barbara Hall
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
Don't interpret anything too much. This is time waster number 1. - Dee Dee Artner
It was death by a thousand cuts - Unknown
When you meet a dark angel don't you ever for one minute believe they are bad because they have faced the worst demons and lived to guide you through yours. It really isn't an easy job they have been asked to do, but then neither was standing on the front line during the war in heaven. - Shannon L. Alder
Mahatma Gandi was what wives wish their husbands were: thin, tan and moral. - Unknown
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
Weeping for the dead's a waste of breath -they're lucky, they can't die again. - Tony Harrison
What if the very reason you were created was to be creative? - Michelle Dennis Evans
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
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me', said some idiot who,1. Didn't realize HOW much words hurt2. Wasn't so smart - Oreo Queen
I 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
Who would wave a flag to be rescued if they had a desert island of their own? That was the thing that spoilt Robinson Crusoe. In the end he came home. There never ought to be an end. - Arthur Ransome
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
She was becoming sad. There is no joy involved in following others' expectations of yourself. - Miriam Toews
He was her moon. He balanced out her tides. - Katie Neipris
I was taught to deceive by a great deceiver. Jenny will embrace me as a good man. Just as you did...before tonight. - Ken Cruickshank
Being Friends with you was great but now we will be lovers. - V.Kuotsu
Why was I born with such contemporaries? - Oscar Wilde
That little man in black over there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him. - Sojourner Truth
It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into. - Jonathan Swift
Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in my bath and she'd come in and sink my boats. - Woody Allen
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
If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions, never waste that gift. It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence. - Shannon L. Alder
Adrian Mole's father was so angry that so many pepole got divorced nowadays. HE had been unhappilly married for 30 years, why should everybody else get away? - Sue Townsend
Suddenly I felt that determination well up, which had helped me to accomplish things in the past, even when I was only six years old. - Gisela Hausmann "Naked Determination 41 Stories About Overcoming Fear"
Draw, Antonio; draw, Antonio; draw and don’t waste time. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
'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
Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation. - Lawana Blackwell
Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops. - Kurt Vonnegut
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
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
He was humbled by her infinite love toward him - it shone through even in his afterlife. - H. L. Balcomb
Amongst it all my soul craved one thing, Love, for it was the beginning and end of anything that will ever truly matter. - Nikki Rowe
One day I was thinking about my past,It was really impossible to lose because the every moment in past was Mind blowing. <3 - Waleed Uz Zaman Khan
The self-addressed stamped envelope. The representation of everything that was wrong with the old publishing industry. - Alexei Maxim Russell
He continued along the route that he had reconnoitered the morning before. And the morning before that. He needed to change his route some to see if he was actually being followed. His instincts said he was clear, but his training ordered him to make sure. - J.T. Patten
Oh, Lord, why was she doomed to adore a man steeped in blindness and utter stupidity? - V.S. Carnes
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred. - Ernest Hemingway
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.
[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 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
My name is , and I'm an Arkansas Razorback. My father is a Jew from Little Rock, Ark., my mother was a Christian from Harrison, Ark., and somehow I'm an atheist now living in L.A. I am a Razorback living in the Razorback diaspora. - Matt Besser
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 remember all the things we said we'd doAnd how not a single thing we said was true - Jessica-Lynn Barbour
We were in ways I can’t seem to grasp. We moved like fluid, scattering our love throughout each other. We moved along, out of our eyes and through our veins. It was unintentionally and in turn, unconditionally. - Dominic Riccitello
When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them. - Rodney Dangerfield
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But...the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him? - Martin Luther King Jr.
In Kilanga, people knew nothing of things they might have had - a Frigidaire? a washer-dryer combination? Really, they'd sooner imagine a tree that could pull up its feet and go bake bread. It didn't occur to them to feel sorry for themselves. - Barbara Kingsolver
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
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
There are more than enoughto fight and oppose;why waste good timefighting the people you like? - Morrissey
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
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
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it. - Thomas Jefferson
Darkness should never be an excuse to quit, for with God, darkness is the exact stuff that light was built for. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He was forged in the fire of greatness and chiseled by her to be a legend. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Clarice Lispector
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
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.
I see who I am, and I am beyond who I was. - Steven Cuoco
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work, and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition there. - Indira Gandhi
Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way. - Kingsley Amis
A few years ago I started an online flirtation with a high school flame, Andy. Things got weird and I called it off and two months later...Versace was dead...dead. - Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan
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 no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children. - Kingsley Amis
But in the expression of the countenance, which was beaming all over with smiles, there still lurked (incomprehensible anomaly!) that fitful stain of melancholy which will ever be found inseparable from the perfection of the beautiful. - Edgar Allan Poe
I saw [Linus Pauling] as a brilliant lecturer and a man with a fantastic memory, and a great, great showman. I think he was the century’s greatest chemist. No doubt about it. - Max F. Perutz
I was behind, but now I'm below. Hopefully, they'll have books wherever I go... - Carmen DeSousa
It is a sign of arrogance to be mad at someone for not acting as per your advice, especially if it was unsolicited. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Out of the seven billion people sharing the planet with her, not one of them knew what was going through her head. Not one of them knew she was lost. Not one of them asked. - Amy Zhang
I sat and reflected on the situation I had facedI needed answers to the questions I still, didnt have the courage to ask...But I need to know,How was this to be apart of my destiny? - Nikki Rowe
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
He was a bureaucrat, not a hitman, and most of the time that's what supervillainy looks like in real life. - Ben Dyer
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
The chief weapon of sea pirates, however, was their capacity to astonish. Nobody else could believe, until it was too late, how heartless and greedy they were. - Kurt Vonnegut
It was by faith, nothing wavering, that Joseph saw God our Eternal Father and Jesus Christ, His Son. - Thomas S. Monson
Courage cannot be gifted to you, but it is a choice you make. - Vishwas Chavan
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
I was asked the other day in which era I would choose to live. As a historical novelist, it comes up sometimes. As a woman I'd have to say I'd like to live in the future - I want to see where these centuries of change are leading us. - Sara Sheridan
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
A little smoke lost in the air, that was the life of a man. - W. Somerset Maugham
There is no shame in having been the woman I was. She made me the woman I am. - Julie-Anne
The sin of man was placed on a sinless Savior. 2 Cor. 5:21 - John Paul Warren
Society was created not by men but by women; men played only a side role. - Debasish Mridha
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 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
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
But the thing that . . . that I touched . . . " I cried. "It was furry! It-" I stopped short, taken with a shudder. "I know," said Herrick. - Margery Williams
The doctors cannot make the ignorant think, cannot hope to bring home the sufferings of millions; only one of ourselves can someday do that...It will need great courage but it will be done, because all things must work toward ultimate good; there is no real wastage and no destruction. - Radclyffe Hall
Distraction wastes our energy, concentration restores it. - Sharon Salzberg
I don't worry about what other people think of me. It's one of the things I most admired about my dad growing up. He didn't give a hoot what others thought. He was who he was. It's one of the qualities that has kept me most sane. - Chris Kyle
the flames are silent,Peace is violent,Tears are frozen’cause massacre was chosen.~~ 26/11– Mumbai terror attack memories - Ankita Singhal
The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any. - Russell Baker
The nails did not kill Him... It was the needs that did. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
She wasn't being methodological. She was being autobiographical. - Stephen L. Carter
He hadn't realized that life speaks with a voice to you, a voice that brings you answers for the questions you continually ask of it, had never consciously detected it or recognized its tones until it now said something it had never said to him before, which was "yes". - Douglas Adams
Only once in my lifetime , I truly believe I find someone who can turn my world around , I share dreams that I never achieved and goals that were achieved , but there was always a part of me that hoped for more , and so there was a part of me that was always a fool , - Sikhwetha maanda stanley
Religion is a good time pass, better than philosophy, and a million times better than love; love is a wastage of an era. - Aporva Kala
Many people make the mistake of saving money by wasting time. - J.R. Rim
To know the cause why music was ordain'd! Was it not to refresh the mind of a man after his studies or his usual pain? - William Shakespeare
Death is only a tragedy when life's purpose was left unfulfilled. - Orrin Woodward
No matter how dire a situation may be, I can always find the humor in it somewhere. If I was ever in a horror movie I would be the goofy one who doesn't seem to know quite what's going on but survives to the end with witty one-liners. - A.J. Rose
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
Sure he was great, but don't forget that Ginger Rogers did everything [Fred Astaire] did, .. backwards and in high heels."From: Frank and Ernest by , art by . - Bob Thaves
The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon. - Kurt Vonnegut
Except for my daughters, I have not grieved for any death as I have grieved for . His was a great and beautiful spirit, he was a man all man, from crown to footsoles. My reverence for him was deep and genuine. Mark Twain - his
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
Was this what she had shattered convention for; broken with her family, her friends? Everything she had ever known; doomed herself to eternal damnation, for the sake of what she had believed would be heaven on earth, and had turned out to be hell, here and now? - Fay Weldon
Voter apathy was, and will remain the greatest threat to democracy. - Hazen Pingree
As needle become forbidden for tongue, so lies is forbidden in relationship. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
Where there is love, there will be an abundance of success and love. However, love is something within us. So focus on your own self-worthiness, and love will begin to blossom within you, around you, for you and for others in your life. - Vishwas Chavan
Muhammad adhered meticulously to the charter he forged for Medina, which - grounded as it was in the Quranic injunction, "Let there be no compulsion in religion" (2:256) - is arguably the first mandate for religious tolerance in human history. - Huston Smith
work was so great that it cannot be compassed in a few words. death is one of the greatest losses ever to occur to British science.{Describing Ernest Rutherford upon his death at age 66. Thomson, then 80 years old, was once his teacher.} J.J. Thomson - His
If you aren't constantly focused on your goals, you can easily waste all of the time, energy and money you invest in pursuing them. - Rob Liano
That was the day that I promised I'd never sing of love that does not exist. but darling, You are the only exception - Hayley Williams
said that Michael Jackson's memorial service was a variety show with a coffin, that MJ transformed himself through surgery and perhaps female hormones from a brown-skinned African American male to a chalk-faced androgynous ghoul with no clear sexual identity. - Chris Hedges
Corum knew that he was mad, in Vadhagh terms. But he supposed that he was sane enough in Mabden terms. And this was, after all, now a Mabden world. He must learn to accept its peculiar disorders as normal, if he were going to survive. - Michael Moorcock
KEEP, v.t. He willed away his whole estate, And then in death he fell asleep, Murmuring: "Well, at any rate, My name unblemished I shall keep." But when upon the tomb 'twas wrought Whose was it? -- for the dead keep naught. Durang Gophel Arn - Ambrose Bierce
When he stood up, it was a very complicated motion. If the deck chairs on the Ship to the Sea of Night had opened up, they would have done so like that. It was like he was unfolding himself forever. - Neil Gaiman
I was the first face you saw when you were born, you were bald as my hair ran black. Now yours the last face I saw before I died, your hair ran black, as I was bald. - Anthony Liccione
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
Loving you was easy. Hating you was hard. Falling out was insane. - Dominic Riccitello
To be honest, i know noting about religion, since the world was created thousand of years ago, am just 30 years of age, and have stopped asking questions about how things came to being, but the truth about what i know is that the truth does not exit because i know noting - lanre efizie
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession. - George Washington
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
Life is like a pencil, it can either be wasted; or, be used to create something beautiful. - Juan F. Cisneros Cisneros
I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time. - Martha Stewart
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
They told me adventures were over, so I got off the internet and got on a plane. They told me kindness was a thing of the past, so I spent a year helping others in need. They told me love was dead, so I fell into it. Head over heels. - Abby Lass
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
Are you scared? I understand. The first time I saw my reflection in the mirror, even I was frightened by how BIG my reflection was. - Atsushi Ohkubo
Her friends used to tell her it wasn't rape if the man was your husband. She didn't say anything, but inside she seethed; she wanted to take a knife to their faces. - F. H. Batacan
It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor.
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.' - Sam Levenson
A little girl and her father were walking along in the evening. She was fascinated by the stars, and kept looking up at them, but made no comment until her father asked what she was thinking. She replied, "If the bottom side of heaven is so beautiful, how wonderful the other side must be - Francis Gay
Learn from your past and shut the door behind to live in present.Our past is just like a dry rose which was once a rose with all colors of life, with sweet fragrance, with soft petal, with thorns but now it is left with only thorns which could still hurt. - ideaswar
Learning the secret of flight from a bird was a good deal like learning the secret of magic from a magician. - Orville Wright
All her tormentings of me turned suddenly into sweetnesses, and who could torment like this exquisite fury, wondering in sudden flame why she could give herself to anyone, while I wondered only why she could give herself to me. It may be that I wondered over-much. Perhaps that was why I lost her. - J.M. Barrie
Confidents we all lack but remember, you are beautiful, you are smart and this world was meant for you to be in it so please have heart.. - Alcurtis Turner
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.
And who should have the money, indeed, if not your wives? They have everything to do with the money. What idea have you, but to waste it!""Women waste nothing--they couldn't if they tried," said Aaron Sisson. - D.H. Lawrence
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
At the W.M. Keck Observatory on the very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea, there was no routine monitoring of mental functioning, blood oxygen levels, blood pressure or heart rate of workers. - Steven Magee
I have been sadder than any man could be: for nothing in the world was made for me. - Patricia Highsmith
It had never fully occurred to Jean Louise that she was a girl: her life had been one of reckless, pummeling activity; fighting, football, climbing, keeping up with Jem, and besting anyone her own age in any contest requiring physical prowess. - Harper Lee
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
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
He was a serial dater, and she was a serial killer. Justice brought them together. - Natalya Vorobyova
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
i was going to kick my ass if i hurt her in a dream - Kelly Elliott
The starry night moon was smiling with beauty and charm that let me know that I am the star in her sky, and she loves me forever. - Debasish Mridha
There was a feeling on the air like the eve of the end of the world... - Billie-Jo Williams
He saw beauty where no one could imagine it. And for that reason it was his alone. And he was its. - Jo Nesbø
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. - Washington Irving
I’d learned early on that the best way to accomplish anything was to grit your teeth and fight your way through it with the best grace you could muster… - Kristina Douglas
What kind of people?"The dead kind. The still-walking-around kind. The reeking, stinking, rotting-from-the-inside-out kind. Toothy and grinning, nasty with the dark and the dust of abandoned strip mines. But none of that was the whole truth. They were more than that. - page 135 - Brenna Yovanoff
Enlarged sympathy with children was one of the chief contributions made by the Victorian English to real civilization. - George Macaulay Trevelyan
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
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
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - - RVM
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages. - Ruth Hurmence Green
Darnell had received what is called a sound commercial education, and would therefore have found very great difficulty in putting into articulate speech any thought that was worth thinking; - Arthur Machen
The Sun was smiling hundred years ago and the sun is laughing today. - Santosh Kalwar
I watched the Indy 500, and I was thinking that if they left earlier theywouldn't have to go so fast. - Steven Wright
If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. - George Monbiot
Let us save what remains: not by vaults and locks which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time, but by such a multiplication of copies, as shall place them beyond the reach of accident. - Thomas Jefferson
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?'
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
time is the only one things te should always battle withnot success. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
We decided to become a society of women, a club to make sure women were protected. The club was something important back then. Not like it is today. - Sarah Addison Allen
If you love something, set it free.If it comes back to you, It is yours.If it doesn't,It never was. - Anonymous
When your dream dies, create another dream; don’t waste your time to resurrect the dead one! Remember that you are mortal and don’t stuck on one dream! Give other dreams a chance! Be just! Remember, you are mortal and your time is very short! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I was never aware of any other option but to question everything. - Noam Chomsky
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
Work will win when wishy-washy wishing won't. - Thomas S. Monson
Everything was fine, would continue to be fine, would eventually get even better as long as the supermarket did not slip. - Don DeLillo
Death is the only destination we all shared - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Where there is darkness, there once was light. - Saim Cheeda
The way to fight a woman is with your hat. Grab it and run.The guy who said that was a wise man. He knew what most men don't - Women are powerful creatures who should be handled with care, or they can become very, very dangerous. - Christina Dodd
Something had lubricated us. Something had washed us clean. I understood, and at the same minute I understood that that they all understood, too. Hate had passed away, and in its place was the other word that's just as big. ("Golden Baby") - Alice Brown
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
The earth makes a sound as of sighs and the last drops fall from the emptied cloudless sky. A small boy, stretching out his hands and looking up at the blue sky, asked his mother how such a thing was possible. Fuck off, she said. - Samuel Beckett
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
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 was 17 years old when I was killed by a vampire"-Ruby Kennedy from My Handsome Vampire. - Vianka Van Bokkem
When I was a child I spake as a child. - Bible
You can't be happy, you was prank again and again and you was just in a trap nothing else. That wasn't him, even this and that guy. You just killed the witnesses and few cops! - Deyth Banger
Come, let us speak with our bodies.Teach me how to please you.I am here to learn.Let us not waste this time.It is the hour of union.ComeAnd after you do,Come again. - Kamand Kojouri
Sometimes you know you've got a chance with a girl because she wants to fight with you. If the world wasn't so messed up, it wouldn't be like that. If the world was normal, a girl being nice to you would be a good sign, but in the real world, it isn't. - Nick Hornby
there was a feeling as if I carried a small leaden coffin in the place of my heart - Iris Murdoch
If people were rain i was drizzle and she was a hurrican. - John Green
if you don´t wanna teach don´t waste time learning - osvaldo yambi
Vietnam was a noble cause imperfectly pursued - Ronald Regan
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
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. - George Orwell
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
One is that if women’s sexuality in Africa wasn’t under assault, if women were able to say no, if women weren’t subject to predatory attacks by men, or predatory behavior generally, then you would have a disease in Africa called AIDS. But you wouldn’t have a pandemic. - Stephen Lewis
I 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
Traveling there was really boring so I headed for the ditch. It was a rough ride but I met more interesting people there. - Neil Young
My silence never means I don’t have nothing to talk, but it was important who were audiences and what was the topic. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
Just when I was about to be carried away;And the vision was turning grey. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Life is a most precious gift of the divine. - Vishwas Chavan
Of another lie "You said that you will be with me...", "Everything what I want I will get..", but???After all it was a lie, you even "You said that this guy won't take you, but... - Deyth Banger
I 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
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
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 men saw that a term was set to their troubles, they would find strength in some way to withstand the hocus-pocus and intimidations of the prophets. - Lucretius
If a book falls in the woods and nobody read it, was it ever written? - Neil Leckman
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
Music is the language of the universe. Music was there even before the concept of life. Music is one of the most powerful catalysts of evolution. - Debasish Mridha
He could, Andi."Andi's heart turned to ice.It wasn't possible.He was dead, cast away into some deep, dark hell where he'd never be able to claw his way back out. - Sasha Alsberg
I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American. - Daniel Webster
If your coming into the world was a mistake, then you are the most beautiful error in the universe. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There was no such thing as a fair fight. All vulnerabilities must be exploited. - Cary Caffrey
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
We didn't start the fireIt was always burningSince the world's been turningWe didn't start the fireNo we didn't light itBut we tried to fight it - Billy Joel
He was the ocean and I was the sand, i lived content in stillness and he washed a shore everytime, as a better man. - Nikki Rowe
Don't just Hurry, don't just Haste. Don't just Worry, don't just Waste. Life is a Treasure, Enjoy the Pleasure.- - RVM
I used to think that your calling was about doing something good in this world. Now I understand it’s about becoming someone good—and letting that goodness impact the world around you. - Jeff Goins, The Art Of Work
The quail was tender, the potatoes smothered in butter, and the beans roasted in garlic. - Brian McClellan
Forgiveness, she was only required to accept the seed of healing, and to let it grow on its own time. - H. L. Balcomb
Open your mind to new experiences, particularly to the study of other ­people. Nothing that happens to a writer however happy, however tragic is ever wasted. - P.D. James
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
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
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
Truth was never meant to make you comfortable, unless you stand in the middle of it with acceptance. - Shannon L. Alder
EVERY person and experience HAS contributed to who you have become today. NOTHING was wasted - Angie karan
Marx himself wrote that capitalism produces above all its own gravediggers. Do you think that perhaps he wasn't talking about capitalism? - Paullina Simons
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.
There was a young woman named Jenny, Whose limericks weren't worth a penny. Her rhythm and rhyme Were perfectly fine But whenever she tried to write any, She always had one line too many. - Anonymous
Think about the people you love, appreciate, and admire… If today was the last day you could speak with them… What would you say… and what are you waiting for? - Steve Maraboli
Good man are those who we have neglected because of their life time. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
I would bear it for her if I could.People say that and hardly mean it. I, however, do mean it. But time given to wishing for what can't be is not only spent, but wasted, and for all that we waste we shall be accountable. - Penelope Fitzgerald
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
Home was never a dream for homeless people as they used to have their homes. Living in a home was their reality. Now we need to help them to find the lost-reality again. - Munia Khan
Defeat is only defeat if we accept it as defeat. Victory often comes after defeat, because one was too stubborn to allow it to be their reality. In the trail of any great conflict you will see the scuff marks, where the one was beaten down, but they could not be taught to stay that way. - Tom Althouse
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn't exist.
One look at each other and it was immediately understood that they both needed a clean slate,,, The obliteration of memory. - Colum McCann
It is fatal to suppose the great writer was too wise or too profound for us ever to understand him; to think of art so is not to praise but to murder it, for the next step after that tribute will be neglect of the masterpiece. - John Erskine
I never knew what life was until it ran out in a red gush over any lips, my hands! - Anne Rice
By the time I had complete my 22nd year, I was a new man - an atheist. - Béla Bartók
I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out. - Steven Wright
You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. - Irish Proverb
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser than he was yesterday. - Abraham Lincoln
The bottom line was that I was in an abusive relationship. - Shannon Celebi
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:God said, Let Newton be! and all was light. - Alexander Pope
Procrastination at the start and sometimes during the project meant there wasn’t time to execute the plans well enough. - Graham Speechley
I, too, was fiercely independent and thought I could make two equal four. - Dominic Riccitello
He said he liked my rhythm. I said I liked his heartbeat, and it was within that moment I knew our corners would never meet. - Dominic Riccitello
After all, the lies did serve to keep something from somebody, and the somebody was us. - Jerome Doolittle
Thank you for sharing such a hilarious post! I had tears rolling down my face & my poodle was pawing at me thinking I'd gone mad with my laughter. - Blog reader
Parker: She believed, absolutely, that each person, each heart, had a counterpart—had a mate. A rightness. She’d always believed it, and understood that unshakable belief was a reason she was good at what she did. - Nora Roberts
Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
30 cents, two transfers, loveThinking hard about you I got on the bus and paid 30 cents car fare and asked the driver for two transfers before discovering that I was alone. - Richard Brautigan
He'd fought hard, Lida told me, as if there was another way to fight. - John Green
Have you ever come out of a dramatic, chaotic situation and said, I did everything I could, and it wasn’t enough?That’s because everything we can isn’t enough. It’s only enough when our everything joins with Christ’s everything. - Toni Sorenson
Maria, it sounds like he was insane. Rational people don't intentionally addict people. I feel sorry for those poor people who were unsuspecting victims. - Dianne Harman Cornered Coyote
At the end of our time on earth, if we have lived fully, we will not be able to say, "I was always happy". Hopefully we will be able to say, "I have experienced a lifetime of real moments, and many of them were happy moments."
It was a year ago today your daughter went missing.’ Bagg had closed his eyes, feeling the death going on inside. - Cole Alpaugh
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
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
On I’ll pass,dragging my huge love behind me.On whatfeverish night, deliria-ridden,by what Goliaths was I begot I, so bigand by no one needed? - Vladimir Mayakovsky
Henry was now very annoyed; he had dug himself into a hole so deep that they didn’t make a rope long enough. - Andrew Barrett
Because I feel as if I let it down. As if it needed something from me, I was its only hope, and now that hope is gone.''What penis doesn’t try to make you feel that way? - R.J. Silver
Love, he told himself, was open to interpretation like any other abstract indulgence but followed the same principles everywhere, irrespective of everything else. One, either won or lost in love, there was no bridge in between, and he decided he had lost, lost to himself, if not to her. - Faraaz Kazi
Man lives his whole life trying to figure out the secrets of life only to realize in the end life was the secret. - Terry Blakeman
Emancipation was a proclamation, but not a fact. - Lyndon B. Johnson
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.
He preferred to give in the light,because whenit was dark, he was afraid his giving would go unnoticed - Charmaine J Forde
Of all the Wonders in the World, the greatest wonder of all, was sharing it with you. - Lisa Anderson
She couldn't tell exactly where the words came from. What mattered was that they reached her. They arrived and kneeled next to her bed. - Markus Zusak
So, your kids must love the iPad? I asked Mr. [Steve] Jobs, trying to change the subject. The company’s first tablet was just hitting the shelves. They haven’t used it, he told me. We limit how much technology our kids use at home. (Nytimes article, Sept. 10, 2014) - Nick Bilton
No one ever thinks about the guy who was raised by the guy who was raised by wolves. - Demetri Martin
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
An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. - Malcolm X
Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under! - C. JoyBell C.
You don’t waste time on suspecting or second guessing when you confront. - Sunday Adelaja
It's not that I don't enjoy it, but it's kind of like a trip to Disneyland. You get so excited about a ride on the Matterhorn, and then when it's over, you realize you wasted all that time in line for a minute and a half upside down and the chance to throw up.
Why this candle?Why this cake?The day of my birth is not today.I was born when you said, 'Hey. - Kamand Kojouri
Free time is a terrible thing to waste. Read a book. - E.A. Bucchianeri
The hatred that vibrated beneath the surface of my girl's face-- I think Suzanne recognized it. Of course my hand would anticipate the weight of a knife. The particular give of a human body. There was so much to destroy. - Emma Cline
I knew I was alone in a way that no earthling has ever been before. - Michael Collins
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
The dimple in his left cheek was ironic-it gave the impression that he was sweet as a cupcake. (Dark City Lights) - Elaine Kagan
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
At least when I was govenor, cocaine was expensive.
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
Dear God, she was getting turned on in the middle of a roadside emergency. This had to stop. - Miranda Liasson
As I was sitting in my chair,I knew the bottom wasn't there,Nor legs nor back, but I just sat,Ignoring little things like that. - Hughes Mearns
If everyone sweeps their own doorstep, their own neighbourhoods, the world will be a clean, pure and healthy place for life to prosper. - Vishwas Chavan
To live a life without awakening is to leave it as it was begun. - Belsebuub
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
Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes.Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. - Charlotte Eriksson
There was no telling what people might find out once they felt free to ask whatever questions they wanted to. - Joseph Heller
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. - Thomas A. Edison
....there was nothing on this earth sexier than a strong woman. - Joyce, T.S.
The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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
Maybe he's only a little bit crazy, like painters, or composers, or some of those men in Washington.
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
Years ago a black man spoke about love and was crucified. Then Martin Luther King spoke about equality and was shot. Can you SEE why? - Daniel Marques
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
What is reality today was but a dream and an imagination not that long ago. - Debasish Mridha
...I fell asleep and had a dream that a king was liquidated by a group of kind faces... - Maquita Donyel Irvin
From the beginning, when something was wrong I've been saying: 'Dilly-ding, dilly-dong, wake up, wake up!' So on Christmas Day I bought for all the players and all the staff a little bell. It was just a joke. - Claudio Ranieri
mysterious like the moon, she would delight you in her glow, her light alone can make you question yourself.. & who was she? She will never let you know. - Nikki Rowe
Oh, friend, forget not, when you fain would noteIn me a beauty that was never mine,How first you knew me in a book I wrote,How first you loved me for a written line.... - Edna St. Vincent Millay
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me. - Woody Allen
It was reassuring to know exactly where one stood. That one stood at the end of the line was not pertinent. At least there was a line in which to subsist. - Linda Berdoll
Let it rain on some days,Let yourself shiver on some cold nights, So when it's Spring you'll know why it was all worth going through. - Sanhita Baruah
I prayed for someone to love me as much as I love you. Eventually I came to see that that "someone" was me. - Kate McGahan
Fasten and hold knowledge and then protect it." He was asked that how couldit be fastened, and he replied: "by writing and scribing it - Anonymous
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
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
Don't say it was delightful; make us say delightful when we've read the description. You see, all those words (horrifying, wonderful, hideous, exquisite) are only like saying to your readers Please will you do the job for me. - C.S. Lewis
I believe Jesus wasn't thinking about miracle when He performed it. He's just doing normal activities as he did in His heavenly kingdom. - Toba Beta
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
He turned to me. Call me later?Yes.Promise?I promise, I said.And then he leaned down and kissed me. And this time it wasn’t Romeo kissing Juliet. It was Quinn kissing Delia. And that was even better. - Jennifer Sturman
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
Marriage was not the combination of two entities into one; it was instead the creation of a third entity whose sole purpose was to sooth and inspire the two individuals. - Christian Cantrell
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
Lord Perrin. He would never get used to that, but maybe that was a good thing. - Robert Jordan
Insecurity is lack of self love. When your fountain of self love is alive, you will be one with people. - Vishwas Chavan
Until now I had been able only to grieve, not mourn. Grief was passive. Grief happened. Mourning, the act of dealing with grief, required attention. - Joan Didion
Just the sight of one another, just the sight of our smiles was enough to fill our hearts with the joy of seeing each other again. - Sawada Tsunayoshi
I said once that lies have no rights against truth. I was wrong. In daily life, it's the truth that's disenfranchised. What fits the popular narrative, what makes an observer happy with the consistency of events, is what is believed. - Adrian Lamo
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 appeal by twentieth-century pluralists to scientific method was also ideologically—and even messianically—driven. It ignored scientific data that interfered with environmentalist assumptions and misrepresented socialist faith as scientific planning. - Paul Edward Gottfried
The most important thing I learned on Tralfamadore was that when a person dies he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, so it is very silly for people to cry at his funeral. All moments, past, present and future, always have existed, always will exist. - Kurt Vonnegut
It 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
He was a product of a culture where it was generally counterproductive to hold grudges. - H.W. Brands
If power was an illusion, wasn't weakness necessarily one also? - Lois McMaster Bujold
The only time anyone's admitted they were a Christian before was when they were busy telling me why they're better than me. - Randy K. Milholland
Creativity is the residue of time wasted. - Albert Einstein
Everyone had learned that it was worth giving up privacy for the merest possibility of fame, and the idea that only a private self was truly autonomous and free had be lost in the static of the airwaves. - Salman Rushdie
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
If you love something, Set it free... If it comes back, it's yours, If it doesn't, it never was yours.... " But if it comes back and dies, It wasn't ever real. - Day
David Bowie was my creative northstar, a muse, an inspiration to me from the age of 8. He was a special soul on a mission, and the mission is now complete. I know he is truly home now among the stars. - Eileen Anglin
What have I done to her?" Gabriel muttered to himself as he crossed the room to crank open a window. Cool air washed over his skin. "What the devil did she do to me? - Olivia Parker
Yeshua was a feminist. A feminist is a person who is in favor of, and promotes, the equality of women with men, who advocates and practices treating women primarily as human persons (as men are so treated) and willingly contravenes social customs in so acting. - Leonard Swidler
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
Sarcasm is waster on the young. - Bert McCoy
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them. - Felix Frankfurter
To me, chocolate was the sole reason we on this earth. - Esi Edugyan
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
And do I still have that look?" he asked."Yes just there," she kissed his eye. "The desire to love me is still there. If you look closely you can see mine for you, my tears never washed it away. - Racquel McDonnell
Fear, anger, jealousy, hatred of self and others are the outcomes of the lack of connectivity with your inner self. Connecting with your inner self and awakening your inner sensuality is not a luxury anymore, but it has become the necessity. - Vishwas Chavan
Hey, GreenHollyWood the mistake was mine that I added you as a friend... I thought that you are my friend... but your irony doesn't end. - Deyth Banger
That which he projects ahead of him as his ideal, is merely his substitute for the lost narcissism of his childhood - the time when he was his own ideal. - Sigmund Freud
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
Two birds went for dating. The male bird was killed and the female bird is being murdered. - Santosh Kalwar
People wrote me off but they did not realize that I was a writer - I rewrote my own destiny. - Amit Abraham
To a man who was required to marry before he was allowed to have sex with his lover, marriage is a ‘righteous’ form of prostitution. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
While the archetype of the tinker is generally the whipping person in classical bedtimes stories, this particular individual was a tinker by trade and just happened to be economically disadvantaged. - James Finn Garner
You are the author of your success, daily writing a new page to the book of your life. Be inspired. Believe in yourself. Practice at becoming an excellent person at what you want. Rome wasn't built in a day, so have patience, as you build your life with success and boldness. - Mark F. LaMoure
It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.
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
I said school starts tomorrow. I didn’t say I was going to be there. - Kim Harrison
It was once stated that God didn't play with dice, but then I discovered that most of the Gods did play with dice. However, they didn't see Destiny playing chess the entire time behind them. They never stood a chance, seeing that Destiny was on both sides of the board. - Lionel Suggs
Falling in love is stupid, and whatsmore a waste of time. It's a thing for love-obsessed psycho's and dreamers. And that's exactly why people fall in it. And I don't blame them. - Isaiah Durrin
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
Ik lees nauwelijks fictie. Onder ons gezegd en gezwegen, ik vind het iets voor verveelde huisvrouwen. Fictie. Dan Brown heb ik gelezen, omdat zoveel mensen dat kochten. Ik dacht, eens kijken of de massa smaak heeft. Maar dat was dus niet zo. - Arnon Grunberg
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
The silences weren’t awkward. For me at least. Because I was there in the moment with him. - Dominic Riccitello
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
the best of" show was completely gone and we were in big trouble, except we didn't really care. - Tina Fey
She was certain this trip would be a landslide of regret, anger and resentment, crumbling around a day of sadness. - Shannyn Leah, Lakeshore Secrets
Man was bestowed with intelligence, only to gauge his foolishness! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Even if I die, you keep living okay? Live to see the end of this world, and to see why it was born. Live to see why a weak girl like me ended up here... And the reason you and I met. - Lachi
Thank God I've wasted my youth already. I don't want to do that again. - Greg Deane
I was compared to Charles Bukowski yesterday. It was the best and worst compliment I've ever gotten. - Rosa Sophia
To be a devout reader was to be an acolyte of solace. - Tanya Egan Gibson
Step-parents, those fairy tale villains,Have been given a bad name.They're easy targets.When the family goes awryHow easy to blame them.I was blessed by the right steps... - Eileen Granfors
He`s quite extraordinary with his moves and spins. I think he was a baton girl in a past life [on his co-star Hayden Christensen]. - Ewan McGregor
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
Contract law is essentially a defensive scorched-earth battleground where the constant question is, if my business partner was possessed by a brain-eating monster from beyond spacetime tomorrow, what is the worst thing they could do to me? - Charles Stross
I have fallen into an abyss. I live in a world so curious, so strange. Of the dream that was my life, this is my nightmare. - Camille Claudel
I loved you, I trusted you, but you lied to me, deceived my heart and poisoned my life.Now I'm corrupt, I hurt people all in rage of you, but I can't help it.I'm nothing to you now, never was, but your acting still made it hurt. So thanks to you, I hate you too, but my heart will always cry. - blank text
Don't let the bonds of fear and doubt keep you from attempting the impossible. Each attempt will loosen the chains and you'll eventually break free, thus finding the 'impossible' was actually possible all along. - J.E.B. Spredemann
The amount of people I met that had heart problems surprised me in high altitude astronomy. I had not seen it in other fields. After a decade of working at high altitudes, I was also diagnosed with a heart problem. - Steven Magee
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before I was planning my next escape whether it was to another state or out of someone’s life. - M.B. Dallocchio
What if happiness was a choice? - Sunanda J. Chatterjee
We keep drifting till we see light. Seldom do we realize that the light was always there! - Avijeet Das
Why is Jesus’ saying, I am! so important? Because, you’re not! - Paul David Washer
Through the practice of meditation, of calming and focusing our mind, as well as developing greater clarity and a sense of awareness, we train ourselves to recognize the wealth that was already there - the very wealth others fail to recognize. - Stephen Richards
LINEN, n. "A kind of cloth the making of which, when made of hemp, entails a great waste of hemp." -- Calcraft the Hangman. - Ambrose Bierce
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
From what I could see, men or women, children or adults, young or aged, rich or poor, war was making everyone equal. - Alephonsion Deng
She was always fighting a battle but her smile would never tell you so. - Nikki Rowe
If you know the correct path then lost people are your responsibility. - Waseem Latif
Time is often wasted by those who don't understand that time is worth more than money because when lost, money can be regained but time cannot. - Gugu Mona
It was about how men walk into a forest afraid because they know all the things that can happen. They might wake the noisy birds and cause chaos. But kids come into the trees and see the magic. They climb them and see stars that the men were too afraid to see. - Laura Anderson Kurk
All that helter-skelter about strings and memories was only relevant in the dark. It was light out now and time to put away childish things. - Benjamin Brindise
Scripture was given to the church, and theology is a necessary work of the church, by the church, in the church, and for the church. - Kenneth S. Kantzer
So... what was the reason to don't be social!???...Oh, thanks Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution for reminding me. - Deyth Banger
Perhaps a physicist would know at once why this whole idea was absurd. But then, perhaps a physicist would be so locked into the consensus of his scientific community that it would be harder for him to accept an idea that transformed the meaning of everything he knew. Even if it were true. - Orson Scott Card
The createst trick the ego has ever pulled of was to convince you that you need it. - Can Arel
I could only defend myself so much. It was my word against his. There was no evidence, nor was there any proof. My word meant very little. - Brenda Perlin
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
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
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
The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it. - William Gibson
The older I grow, the more I am convinced that there is no education which one can get from books and costly apparatus that is equal to that which can be gotten from contact with great men and women. - Booker T. Washington
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
You failed -your fart was not silent, my nose heard it's deafening noise. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
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
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
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.
Family life was and always will be the foundation of any civilization. Destroy the family and you destroy the country. - Erin Pizzey
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
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
Pursuing your passions makes you more interesting, and interesting people are enchanting. - Guy Kawasaki
You know, that was what we missed most. Not our beds, not our homes, not even our mothers. We would talk about food. - Jodi Picoult
I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures...
I was born to end up alone. - Yana Toboso
When I thought everything was impossible to achieve, my spirit defied my thoughts and did the impossible. My ego sees limitations, but my spirit sees opportunities. - Karen A. Baquiran
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
although the stress response was involuntary, the relaxation response required practice.[6] - Linda Lantieri
...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
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
Her hair was full of lights - Anaïs Nin
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
Her wild heart was rare, she saw blessings were most saw burdens & if one thing was certain; her smile was like a flower in the sunshine - Nikki Rowe
Later, he would ask later who Attila was. Now he only wanted Belial's kiss. His heat. His passion. A quick gallop. Frenzied eternity. Insanity multiplied. A perfect, mind-numbing, bone-shattering small death. He wanted it all. Now. Now. Now. - Ciaran O. Dwynvil
Beauty without a character is a waste. - Luffina Lourduraj
Howl said, I think we ought to live happily ever after, and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal more eventful than any story made it sound, though she was determined to try. - Diana Wynne Jones
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
... the enemy will do anything to rob my joy of homeschooling and parenting. He wanted me to live in bondage and feel guilty and like I was never doing enough to have me miss the real joy of just being home with my children. - Tamara L. Chilver
She was supportive, didn’t pry or expect anything from me, and sensed when I needed my space. If she were a guy, I’d probably date her. Or, if I were a lesbian. And if she were a lesbian. I guess we’d both have to be lesbians for that to work. Regardless, she made a pretty great friend. - Temple West
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
But truly it was not the money that mattered. It was the distant glitter of everything that was possible in the world, the things she had always wanted for herself and could not name and called happiness because there was no other word. - Tim O'Brien
If the brain was simple enough to be understood - we would be too simple to understand it! - Minsky M.A.
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
You want it to be easy? But if it was easy, everyone Would be doing it.. And if everyone is doing it? Why do you want to be the same... Trust that the struggle you face Is your path to success & remember If it's easy, it's not worth it. - Nikki Rowe
Pam wasn't what Gloria would have called a friend, just someone she had known for so long that she had given up trying to get rid of her. - Kate Atkinson
I wasn’t always a demon.My name is Maggie Frew, and I grew up a simple human girl in suburban Iowa. I don’t carry a pitchfork, or have a forked tail. I’m not a creature from Hell. I’m a political campaign manager. Though, I guess some people might argue those are the same thing. - Patricia Murphy
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. - Booker T. Washington
Anyone who complains of a boring party knows only what the party was like after they arrived.
When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. - Marv Levy
Never was anything great achieved without danger. - Niccolò Machiavelli
My trust in you was like the small child’s; who, when thrown in the air, expects to be caught, but you dropped me down, and not a moan escaped my lips. - Faraaz Kazi
He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again. - William Shakespeare
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. - Bertrand Russell
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. a - Martha Washington
The sea was as dark as dreams and as deep as sleep. - Orhan Pamuk
I consider myself a green party supporter...because green represents my favorite color other than clear. And I met a guy who was running for the green party this one time, and he seemed like he had a great head on his shoulders for a homeless guy. - Vernon D. Burns
I'm well aware when they fired the starting gun I was halfway down the track, but I still ran as fast as I could for 25 years. - Joss Whedon
He was a generous but subtly demanding boss. - H.W. Brands
If for every well-intended prayer uttered in hopes of making the world a better place, there was instead a good deed accomplished, the world might look as though those prayers had been answered. - David G. McAfee
one captain, seizing the line-knife from his broken prow, had dashed at the whale, as an Arkansas duelist at his foe, blindly seeking with a six-inch blade to reach the fathom-deep life of the whale. That captain was Ahab. - Herman Melville
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
Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism. - Mother Teresa
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
If it wasn’t possible to reinvent the past in such a way as to make it conform to the present’s cheerful view of the way things ought to have been, why bother living? - Kathryn Davis
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
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
Wenn du weißt, behaupte, dass du es weißt. Und wenn du etwas nicht weißt, gib zu, dass du es nicht weißt. Das ist Wissen. - Confucius
Weight him, weight, weight him with the sleepiness of themoon.It was only a glass because he looked in it. It was nothing hecould be told.It was a language he spoke, because he must, yet did not know.It was a page he had found in the handbook of heartbreak. - Wallace Stevens
In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the cross. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I wondered why I hadn't realized before that art was hard because you had to recreate not merely the scene but the way it soared into your soul and changed you. - Edeet Ravel
The 2016 USA presidential election race clarified how an evil Nazi dictator like Adolf Hitler was able to come to power in global politics. - Steven Magee
I don’t even pretend to believe I know everything; I just believe in arguments God told me I had a pretty good chance of winning, while I was traveling through hell. - Shannon L. Alder
When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence. - Brendan Behan
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
If only I could stand on a street corner with my hat in my hand, and get people to throw their wasted time into it! - Bernard Berenson
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
Always wash you feet last. - James Cardenas
When the remembering was done, the forgetting could begin. - Sara Zarr
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
Seven of those days were pretty good. The eighth day was the bad one. - Dennis Hopper
The novelist defines the story with the following example: If you are told that the king died and then the queen died, that is a sequence of events. If you were told that the king died and then the queen died of grief, that is a story that he was interested. - E.M. Forster
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other cause for prejudice by noon. - George Aiken
All of your fears and thoughts were mine, you were so scared but it was beyond divine. - Dominic Riccitello
Thus I spoke, more and more softly; for I was afraid of my own thoughts and the thoughts behind my thoughts. - Friedrich Nietzsche
It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. - Louise Antoine
Life is delicious. Waste not one bite! - A.D. Posey
Never judge a work of art by its defects - Washington Allston
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
My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my character was welded. - Steve Maraboli
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
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
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world. - Erica Jong
Nobody's truly free. Everyone is prisoner to a secret, a sin, a lie. It wasn't by accident that, in the Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key set the word "free" to a note so high nobody could attain it. - J. Matthew Nespoli
Arabic science throughout its golden age was inextricably linked to religion; indeed, it was driven by the need of early scholars to interpret the Qur'an. - Jim Al-Khalili
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
When you reach the thing you were desiring, if it doesn't satisfy you, it was not what you were desiring. - C. S. Lewis
His life was gentle, and the elements so mix'd in him that Nature might stand up and say to all the world 'This was a man!' - William Shakespeare
Islam is going to rise, Once again. - Waseem Latif
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
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
The world was made in order to result in a beautiful book. - Stéphane Mallarmé
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
Fathers are the future's keepers, as it was in the beginning when the only begotten Son became Father to Man and the Great Circle of Father to Son; Son to Father began. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
...I was not prepared for the feel of the noodles in my mouth, or the purity of the taste. I had been in Japan for almost a month, but I had never experiences anything like this. The noodles quivered as if they were alive, and leapt into my mouth where they vibrated as if playing inaudible music. - Ruth Reichl
Having no resources within himself, he was compelled to be the copyist of many, and being such, he was forever the victim of inconsistency; - Frederick Douglass
They would not find me changed from him they knew Only more sure of all I thought was true. - Robert Frost
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste - Henry Ford
Martie was large, at least by Inuit standards, with skin the colour of an heirloom suitcase and a voice like a cartoon train wreck. - McGrath M. J.
One day you'll be like me" is a waste to say. Instead you should "Someday you'll be better than me. - ParadoxReader
Sorry... my mind was wandering... one time it went all the way to Venus and ordered a meal I couldn’t pay for. - Steven Wright
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
I've never really understood why people sleep. Wasting a third of your life and becoming vulnerable for almost 8 hours every night. Doesn't seem very appealing to me. - Banksy
Twice the size of a full grown man, with four muscular arms, it was his worst nightmare on steroids. -The Hyperscape Project - Donald Swan
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it. - Clarence Darrow
Who knew that the path to a womans heart was through the soul of an honest man? - Melissa de la Cruz
Who was it who said something about the Indians being argumentative, good soul, let him come to Haridwar and meet this bunch. Good for him too, if he adapts with age; for if after fifty you don't live the aspirations of the young, go away. Who needs spectacle snails salivating on the Soma of youth? - Aporva Kala
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state. - Thomas Jefferson
Ahh the 90's I hated ye when I was in it, but I love it now that it's gone... - Allison B. Levine
The saddest line you scraped in your diary was not that you cried but those moments when we both shared smile. - Santosh Kalwar
so höre denn, was zu hören lohnt: es fürchte der weise die nacht ohne mond. - Patrick Rothfuss
For Milady was well aware that her most seductive power was in her voice, which could run skilfully through the whole scale of tones, from mortal speech, upwards to the language of heaven. - Alexandre Dumas
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street "experts" were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
When you love yourself, you teach those around you how to love themselves. That love will change the world into what it was intended to be. - Eileen Anglin
I felt sure that [Oyarsa] was what we call "good," but I wasn't sure whether I liked "goodness" so much as I had supposed. - C.S. Lewis
Maybe I don't really want to know what's going on. Maybe I'd rather not know. Maybe I couldn't bear to know. The Fall was a fall from innocence to knowledge. - Margaret Atwood
I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed-reading accident. I hit a bookmark. - Steve Wright
...you'll find that being a friend is to like a person for who they are, even the parts you don't understand. You don't have to understand, or do the same, or live their lives for them. If you truly care for them, then you want them to be who they are; that was why you liked them in the first place. - Terry Goodkind
The risk I took was calculated, but, man, am I bad at math! - Unknown
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was never what I wanted to buy that held my heart's hope. It was what I wanted to be. - Lois McMaster Bujold
We shouldn't be surprised that conditions in the universe are suitable for life, but this is not evidence that the universe was designed to allow for life. - Stephen Hawking
I think there were times when I was so afraid of losing you that I forgot I even had you at all. - Ashly Lorenzana
Maxim 6: If violence wasn't your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
Be a good person but don’t waste time to prove it... - Manas Disoriya
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
Without a doubt the greatest injury of all was done by basing morals on myth. For, sooner or later, myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.
Public education was not founded to give society what it wants. Quite the opposite. - May Sarton
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
Most of us are brainwashed by our society so we become the reflection of that society. - Debasish Mridha
One honest John Tompkins, a hedger & ditcher, Although he was poor, did not want to be richer;For all such vain wishes in him were preventedBy a fortunate habit of being contented. - Jane Taylor
In late 1949, at two and a half years old, I arrived in Jamaica for the first time. I had crossed the Atlantic by air from England. My Jamaican father was studying in London, my European mother was sick, and so in true Jamaican style I was sent home to my grandparents. - Rachel Manley
If you live each day as it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right - Steve Jobs
I head a bitterness that hadn't been there before. Something was changing inside him. He'd had enough of following the rules. - Alice Hoffman
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? - Albert Einstein
There was a star danced, and under that was I born. - William Shakespeare
As you lay yourself down to sleep tonight, think of something you are grateful for. Bless someone who was kind to you, and forgive someone who wasn't. - Eileen Anglin
He looked like a sexy ninja. Or a tiger ready to pounce on his prey. She just looked like she was sitting sideways on an invisible toilet. Curse the male species for making danger look so good! - Leia Shaw
It was one of those days when I was thinking too much, too fast. Only it was more like the thoughts had a mind of their own and going all by themselves at a hundred miles a second, and I was just sitting back, feeling the growing paranoia inside of me. - Sasha Mizaree
A man should not be judged by his fame, power, or money, but rather by how much love he gives to others. - Sandranil Biswas
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
They tended to look at his lips, for his transient gaze was dizzying, though the mouth, you see, the mouth was also a danger, for the teeth would do the unraveling. - Erica Alex
The character who was like me he died at 46, even it was 2008 year so far his name was David Foster Wallace. - Deyth Banger
The train hit her with the sound of a meat-filled hefty bag smacking the pavement, and the effect was much the same, I guess. (Dark City Lights) - Warren Moore
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 growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington
I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record by 20 minutes. - George Best
She wasn't broken. She was just bent, over the chance of being ignored by the one she loved. - Robert M. Drake
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
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
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt. - Kurt Vonnegut
It is not only the viability and variety of the seed that makes the harvest look plumpy. Sometimes, the soil must value the value of the seed. When the soil is not supportive, the seed's value becomes a waste! - Israelmore Ayivor
When we try to slow things down, it tries to run ahead of us. When we try to fast forward it, it holds us back. Einstein was probably right about it, time IS elastic. One pull at it and it will snap back onto you. - Saptarshi Majumder
This love of money is the curse of American, and for the sake of it men will sell honor and honesty, till we don't know whom to trust, and it is only a genius like Agassiz who dares to say, 'I cannot waste my time in getting rich,'" said Mrs. Jessie sadly. - Louisa May Alcott
Just because the restaurant had Dynamite Shrimp on the menu, was that any reason for the place to blow up? (re April 15 release, Killer Kitchens - Jean Harrington
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
Look in Kego’s defense he was only Nine and a half when he took command of the ship and she had been put way off course by her captain and you lot would all be dead if it wasn’t for him.Jenny Smith In The Navigator by - Steve Merrick
Success is an outcome of conscious choices pursued consistently and tirelessly. - Vishwas Chavan
Hatred is toxic waste in the river of life.
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
She's the original good time that was had by all. - Bette Davis
Light was the first thing that came into existence, first in the order of creation. - Sunday Adelaja
Solving Criminal case with wasting time on Internet ,And your Future Cases will Pending Untouched Till the End and you never realize that. - Yaganesh Derasari
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
And I was fairly certain that my strong-enough-for-King-Kong-but-made-for-a-woman deodorant had utterly failed. --Doom with a View - Victoria Laurie
I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. - Booker T. Washington
During my PhD, I was depressed for eight-months, state of deep-worry. The stressful life leads to neglect of spirituality and wellness. I recovered by inspiration of great souls, friends and family. Ever since, I have sought spirituality of soul and well-being over all other things. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Why waste your strength envying and hating instead of loving? - Lailah Gifty Akita
I just thought that was the most noble contribution you could make to human kind, was to be a teacher. - Dudley Flood
A day without love and gratitude is a day without significance and wasted. - Debasish Mridha
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there. - Richard Feynman
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
We should never, ever believe life - or history holds no surprises for us. That was lies arrogance. And arrogance can blind us to the truth.""Which truth?""Any truth. All truth." her voice was solemn - Kay Hooper
The best way to maximize your time is by not wasting time. This requires planning and having an awareness of how you spend your time throughout the day. - Tasha Hoggatt
nothing in this world was more difficult than love. - Gabriel García Márquez
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God. - Voltaire
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. - Crazy Horse
Hey, look—your girlfriend is saying something."Artemis had a vast mental reserve of scathing comebacks at his disposal, but none of them covered girlfriend insults. He wasn't even sure if it was an insult. And if it was, who was being insulted? Him or the girl? - Eoin Colfer
Because she was so beautiful the huntsman took pity on her, and he said, "Run away, you poor child. - Wilhelm Grimm
P.S. Please give my love to Tink, she always was such a funny little bug - Jodi Lynn Anderson
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 great weakness of the West is that it has nothing with which to inspire loyalty except wealth. But what is wealth? Another washing machine, a bigger car, a nicer house to live in? Not much to feed the spirit in all that. - John Burdett
Long ago we stated the reason for labour organizations. We said that union was essential to give labourers opportunity to deal on an equality with their employers. - US Supreme Court
Amidst the dim & desolate backdrop that was my world, a seed of hope bloomed into a garden of joyous wonder. - Trevor Driggers
He was the oldest. When we left Kentucky, our folks told him to look after me. Didn't say a word to me. Wouldn't have occurred to them. - Micheal Punke
Their love was like a prison, and I the willing inmate. - Steve Maraboli
It is absolutely necessary... for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders. - George Washington
Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.
It's in my genes. My mother was an opera singer. I'm clearly dramatic. - Mariah Carey
time is happening all at once we travel down it seeing only the presentthe big bang was that big, its still banging - e.webb
As a teacher, his task was not to make policy but to follow the policy made by the Department. - Earl Lovelace
If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.
Anne did think on the question with perfect decision, and said as much in replay as her own feelings could accomplish, or as his seemed able to bear, for he was too much affected to renew the subject - and when he spoke again, it was something totally different. - Jane Austen
She was a universe holding a billion galaxies in her heart. - Pradeep Kumar
When I dreamed about becoming a fantasy adventurer, I was always a max-level character with epic gear. Look at me. I’m wearing vendor trash. - Noelle Alladania Meade
Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste. - William A. Smith
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
I could not escape a feeling that this was my own funeral, and you do not cry in that case. - John Knowles
The adults said the only good food was the bacon, but the kids knew better. They had never had a more fun breakfast in their lives. Although they had to agree the bacon was very good. Then again, it was bacon. It was always good. - Ella Minster
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace. - Milan Kundera
The meat smelt rank and was very tough, the soup was greasy and of a curious flavour, but it was a wonderful meal after all these hungry weeks. - Wilfred Thesiger
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
When first human found life was a virgin,People make it a bitch - Mohammed Sekouty
Behind a great success, there was a great failure - Michael Hermanto
"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 hurt get burning in our heart, I wish there will be doctor that can scan our heart and tell us what he/she found. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
Before the battle they had been discussing whether there might be life after death, and Windham and Rochester had made a pact that if there was, the first to die would come back and tell the other. But, said Rochester, he [Windham] never did. - Jenny Uglow
After all Death is a Symbol that there was Life. - Mario Benedetti
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
It was both odd and unjust, a real example of pitiful arbitrariness of existance, that you were born into a particular time & held prisoner there whether you wanted it or not. It gave you an indecent advantage over the past and made you a clown vis-a-vis the future. - Daniel Kehlmann
I wash off the night in the water, my scrapes and aches numbed by the sea. My bones have become boughs, all scarred knees and gnarled kuckles. None of us are the same person we once were, since the human body replaces itself every seven years; there have been at least six different mes. - Philip Hoare
She wore his flowerIn her hairScent of amberSweetened the airHer dress was whiteHer feet bareHe found heavenWaiting thereShe is aliveIn his painful sigh... - Dinesh Kumar Biran
I threw bitter tears at the ocean, but all that came back was the tide. - Sarah McLachlan
One mark of a good officer, he remembered, was the ability to make quick decisions. If they happen to be right, so much the better - Larry Niven
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
She was learning something important: how to live within the sound of her own slow breathing, how to love the view when her eyes were shut. - Gwendoline Riley
Don't spend your days sitting around waiting for something to happen. Get outside and make it happen!Live like a warrior, be at one with nature, fearless in the moment....because this moment will never happen again so don't waste it! - Karen Gibbs
She was stung by sharp regret thinking about the sheets and tablecloths, so costly and never used due to excessive regard. - Paolo Giordano
Bet jei neturėtum ko svarstyti, kuo tikėti, neatrodytų, kad gyveni. - Herbjørg Wassmo
I know nothing about sex because I was always married. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. - Booker T. Washington
Those who say truth is stranger than fiction have wasted their time on poorly written fiction. - Mark Twain
Yes, we know you are a graduate with PhD. But when was the last time you chase after a book shop to buy and read a book at your own volition to obtain an information for your self-development? Knowledge doesn't chase people; people chase knowledge and information. - Israelmore Ayivor
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
Seeking enlightenment is a waste of your time. ..In reality there is no seeker, no search, and no words. - Bert McCoy
Imagination just wasn't up to the task of understanding unique and foreign sensations. It knew only how to dampen or augment what it already knew. - Juliette, Pg. 139 - Hugh Howey
There once was a young man from Lyme Who couldn't get his limericks to rhyme When asked "Why not?" It was said that he thought They were probably too long and badly structured and not at all very funny. - Anonymous
I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet. - Rodney Dangerfield
She never looked nice.She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something. - Eleanor Park - Rainbow Rowell.
It was about as easy getting the Statue of Liberty to spread cunny, which did take some dynamite persuasion. - William T. Vollmann
When I was a child, I thought as a child. But now I have put away childish things. - Philip K. Dick
It was his home now. But it could not be his home till he had gone from it and returned to it. Now he was the Prodigal Son. - G.K. Chesterton
In spite of where we were, how we had gotten here and why we had come, I felt that at this moment of our lives, this place was exactly where we belonged. We were not drifting but rising, rising toward something right and of significance. - Dean Koontz
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
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.
GIVING - Applied tithing is so rewarding. When you give away your time, talent, and treasures you create a huge shift in your prosperity consciousness. So start where you are as you reach for where it is you want to be. - Lisa Washington
One minute of sincere gratitude can wash away a lifetime’s disappointments. - Silvia Hartmann
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to speak for the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made ... - Robert Browning
I was so alone that every day was like eating my own heart. - Junot Díaz
Sluka shook her head. "We're talking about them in the past tense, and we never even discussed them in the present. It's like their only reason for existing was so they could die. - Alastair Reynolds
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot. - Salvador Dali
The beautiful illusion of fiction is that everything makes sense and that there was a purpose, that there was a point to it all. And that's the best possible lie because it may even be true. - Neil Gaiman
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
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
From my mother's sleep I fell into the State,And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze.Six miles from earth, loosed from the dream of life,I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters.When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose. - Randall Jarrell
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table. - Henry James
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
Midnight sail and moonlight. I remember sunset, and gentle breeze. Leaving the city lights behind, and gazing at the moon. Mountains of clouds. Waves slapping our boat. It was easy to forget that love has no direction, or need for compass. Let it guide you to its destination. ~ , 2016 - Fidelis O Mkparu
Don’t waste your time on people; let them waste on you. - M.F. Moonzajer
We have invented the literature because the reality wasn’t imaginative enough and we also wanted to be alone, at least for a while! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning. - Henry Ward Beecher
Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met. - William Faulkner
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
Nothing that happens to you was meant to be. The only thing about you that was meant to be is you. Blaze your own trail. - George Alexiou
It made a big difference in my life to grow up with a dad who wasn't afraid of how great my mom was. - Steve Maraboli
The only thing worse than the fear of death is the fear of a wasted life.
The regret, these two words were etched into my forehead, I was sure. - Vann Chow
An INDEPENDENT Mind......is a terrible thing to waste - Dana Gore
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
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
I thought about one of my favorite Sufi poems, which says that God long ago drew a circle in the sand exactly around the spot where you are standing right now. I was never not coming here. This was never not going to happen. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Yes, he had made a good choice after all when he had chosen the God of the green pasture and the still waters! He was very powerful, and the fact that He expected you to think for yourself and do something in return for His help did not matter, as long as you could work things out. - Anne Holm
It’s not words, but years we should be editing. Remember: time spent on bad art is a form of redundancy, doing the same thing twice is a form of tautology, and wasting precious moments complaining about life is a form of pleonasm. We should all learn to live our lives concisely. - Anthony Marais
- 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
So this is what I amPondering his eyes that could notConceive that I was a creature to run fromI who have always believed too much in words - W.S. Merwin
No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next. - Edgar Watson Howe
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
Finding the stewardess, Bly asked her about the monkey. The stewardess replied drily, "We have met." Bly was now alarmed to see that the stewardess's arm was bandaged from wrist to shoulder."What did you do?" she asked. "I did nothing but scream," the stewardess replied; "the monkey did the rest. - Matthew Goodman
kehidupan nyata baru dimulai ketika anda menikah,ketika anda baru lahir hingga dewasa itu hanya metmorfosa kehidupan - Luddie Affandi
Madame Gherardi maintained that love, like most other blessings of civilisation, was a chimaera which we desire the more, the further removed we are from Nature. - W.G. Sebald
Whoever said that a straighten hand was more dramatic than a healed heart? - Ted Dekker
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
And there was a beautiful view But nobody could see. Cause everybody on the island Was saying: Look at me! Look at me! - Laurie Anderson
I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a getter-doner, and it was okay to be identified by the neighbors as the little lady who had a dump truck of manure delivered, a load that made the entire neighborhood smell like a dairy barn for weeks. - Dee Williams
Look," she said, and just that. That was the only time she opened her mouth, because she wanted to say something unnecessary, something that wouldn't be important or memorable, so I wouldn't have to remember her voice.We looked at the veil then, the thing that had turned her this way, and we smiled. - Willa Valentine
That melting pot stuff was always more about what this country wanted to believe about itself than the way people really felt. - Wally Lamb
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. - Chuck Palahniuk
Love was that way. You could not render it in black or white. It always came down to the strange, blended shades of grey. - Jodi Picoult
If you are lucky, there is a moment in your life when you have some say as to what your currency is going to be. I decided early on it was not going to be my looks. - Amy Poehler
I wish you couldn't figure me out, but you'd always want to know what I was about - Kate Nash
Don't waste Money, Time or Mental Energy. - Kevin J. Donaldson
If you don't have good storing to tell on your deathbed, what good was living?
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
In his mind he was always leaving, always going somewhere, always doing something else. - James Dickey
As I feel into a darker sleep, I understood that I had learned something. Now that I knew fear, I also knew that it was not permanent. As powerful as it was, its grip on me would loosen. It would pass. - Louise Erdrich
Beauty is wasted on the self-absorbed. - Lorii Myers
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
To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady. - Wilson Mizner
I have gotten a lot more attention than...other women that I find incredibly beautiful. And this has happened to me ever since I was a girl, when I was flat, had no teeth, was skinny and small as I could be. I always got more attention than anyone else. If I hadn't, I would have made sure I did. - Salma Hayek
You are your own magical elixir. Waste not one drop. - A.D. Posey
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
When I look back now, I realize what a trial I must have been to my friends and relatives. It was one frenzy after one elation after one enthusiasm after one hysteria after another. I was always yelling and running somewhere, because I was afraid life was going to be over that very afternoon. - Ray Bradbury
[George Everett Macdonald was] a valiant soldier for human liberty. - Clarence Darrow
Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. - Tom Lehrer
my unexpected trip to the light may have been cancelled, but here I was, still paying the cost of the return ticket - Teri Garey
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
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. - Hunter S. Thompson
The course of true love was never easy. - William Shakespeare
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
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
I was afraid that your buns were blown all the way to the Bardot Museum in Paris, where they put them on display, and then…. Mina said, Were they displayed like this?" —Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
When people don’t know whom to vote, it is just waste of time and money. - M.F. Moonzajer
I realized that poverty was a kind of captivity. - Nancy E. Turner
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong -- because someday you will have been all of these. - George Washington Carver
I wanted to be that,The one which was vast,The one which laughed,The one which surpassed,Yes, which also collapsed.True, it was abstract.I wanted to be that.I still, want to be that! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
There was a beautiful time... - Sylvia Plath
This corner of history was as real as the tiled floor under our feet or the wooden tabletop under our fingers. The people to whom it had happened had actually lived and breathed and felt and thought and then died, as we did - as we would. - Elizabeth Kostova
He 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
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
And then comes the realization. That although a house was taken from you, you can still build a home in a wine jar. - Camilo Garzon
This world was made for love and peace. - Debasish Mridha
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
People never forget two things, their first love and the money they wasted watching a bad movie. - Amit Kalantri
Arguing is a waste of time, because our attitudes need a quantum leap, not our knowledge. Arguing is a sport at best and a bad attitude at worst. - Stefan Emunds
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. - Christian Nestell Bovee
I really do feel like I was born to write and tell stories. - Christopher Barzak
Falling in love with someone is intentional, even if it was their looks that tripped you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you play "I Don't Want To Know" by Fleetwood Mac loud enough -- you can hear Lindsey Buckingham's fingers sliding down the strings of his acoustic guitar. ...And we were convinced that this was the definitive illustration of what we both loved about music; we loved hearing the INSIDE of a song. - Chuck Klosterman
Criticism is like dissecting a dead frog," Caleb said when the book was published. "They're examining all the guts and shit and organs, when the thing that really matters, whatever it was that animated the body, has long since left. It does nothing for the art. - Kevin Wilson
Right person, wrong timing doesn’t mean God was wrong. It means you were there at the right time to fulfill something else. Look for it. - Shannon L. Alder
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
The very thought of such people’s intolerant worldview, their inflated sense of self superiority, and their callous imposition of their own beliefs on others was enough to fill her with rage. - Haruki Murakami
I was not successful as a ballplayer, as it was a game of skill. - Casey Stengel
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often. - Stanislaw J. Lec
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
I used to walk down the street like I was a fucking star... I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be - and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth. - Lady Gaga
The problem was, she wanted to get loved so badly that she couldn't tell it wasn't love. - Himmilicious
I could smell the food fill up my hunger before the order was even placed. - Phindiwe Nkosi
We must consult our means rather than our wishes. - George Washington
The world changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure. - J. R. R. Tolkien
This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it. - Dorothy Parker
There was going to be a spot for me in this joint, the earth, after all. It was never going to be a great match for someone as bright and strange as me, but books were going to make it survivable. - Anne Lamott
A relationship without trust is a waste of time - Prince simus
It was Francisco de Vitoria, a Catholic priest and professor, who earned the title of father of international law. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
I was determined to get them away from the idea that their education is a private experience. - Joan Countryman
Words were sometimes like ammo. They could strike you with fear worse than an arrow. And worse was sometimes knowing ahead a time what the words were. - Cyndi Goodgame
I was on the far side of the dream. - Reinhardt Jung
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
As was the case for Nobel's own invention of dynamite, the uses that are made of increased knowledge can serve both beneficial and potentially harmful ends. Increased knowledge clearly implies increased responsibility. - Nicolaas Bloembergen
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
I was just an option.Blown easily to piecesand offered to the skyby the sweet laced painupon your lips. - Jessica Kristie
To interrupt the writer from the line of thought is to wake the dreamer from the dream. The dreamer cannot enter that dream, precisely as it was unfolding, ever again. - Mary Oliver
While sitting in the darkness in complete silence, I never realized how much there was to see and hear. There is sight and sound in darkness and silence. Learn to look and listen. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
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
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
She wasn’t his kind of woman, and she didn’t want to fall in love with a man who would break her heart like a Dorito. - Rachel Gibson
It's not about the extent to which something happened or did not happen; it's whether we choose to confront evil and call it what it is, or simply let it pass because it 'wasn't enough of a big deal'. - Joyce Rachelle
Having less worries is what allows me to talk to beggars in the street or tell jokes at waitresses and try to make them smile. I couldn't do that before, when I had a job and was always worried about money. - Robin Sacredfire
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
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
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
If there was strife and contention in the home, very little else in life could compensate for it. - Lawana Blackwell
Do not condemn the man that cannot think or act as fast as you can, because there was a time when you could not do things as well as you can today.
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
Everything changed the day she figured out there was exactly enough time for the important things in her life. - Brian Andreas
I tried to curl around him, holding him with my arching body. His mouth was slow and searching, the kisses hard at first, then loosening as if unraveling from their own heat. The pleasure thickened, hard flushes rising through me, bringing the desire to full-slip ripeness. - Lisa Kleypas
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
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
If you make your own path in this thing we call life, you will forever know that it was yours and not someone else's. - - Michael A. Contés II
And whose fault was it that the boy swallowed down lies, when no one would feed him the truth? - Lois McMaster Bujold
I was asked once why I write poetry. I said, why do you breath? - Shannon Lynette
It is a different world today from what it was then. It will be a different world tomorrow from what it is today. - Rom Watangu
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
Jesus was not the man he was as a result of making Jesus Christ his personal savior. - Alan W. Watts
I will tell him that I've always thought he was a monster. And that I want to be his bride - Yangzee Choo
If I had a choice, if I had understood earlier that the reason my days were all the same was because I wanted them like that, perhaps... - Paulo Coelho
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
He remembered the gracefulness with which she moved in battle—like liquid flesh. There was no one quite like his wife, and he never felt more triumphant and free than when he was in her company. - Nadia Scrieva
She wasn't actually speaking to me, she was singing a kind of lullaby of talk. But, eventually, the music stopped. - Alice Sebold
Words were his delight; Hers, a gay gracefulnessOf dancing and moving. But when to the place Of deep loving (Starlight at midnight)At last they came, Their full communion And consummation,Their complete sphere,Was stillness for her,Silence for him. - Theodore Spencer
Wasting sarcasm is a sin. - R. Stevens
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
The hard part wasn’t breaking up. The hard part is forcing myself to fall out of love with you. - Dominic Riccitello
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
Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. - Wendy Wasserstein
We will make ourselves comfortable and sleep, and eat as much as we can stuff into our bellies, and drink and smoke so that hours are not wasted. Life is short. - Erich Maria Marque
I would have dearly liked to close the French doors between us for a bit of peace, but Mam wouldn't allow it; she said that solitude would give me ideas and the last thing a boy of my age needed was ideas. - John Boyne
but there was nothing I could do to dim the supernovae exploding inside my brain, an endless chain of intra cranial firecrackers - John Green
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
Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was. - Margaret Mitchell
Kindness that turns to bitterness when it is not appreciated was never kindness at all. - Vironika Tugaleva
... 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
A moment spent in Sorrow or a moment spent in Pain is a waste of a Great Treasure that you will never get again. - - RVM
Don't waste today by talking about yesterday until it's finally tomorrow. - Tim Fargo
The emptiness, the way his heels rang on the asphalt,was satisfying, emphasised his aloneness. A man alone, alone late at night with no one to say he should be home in bed. - Dan Davin
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
There were so many different versions of him. It was countless versions of a song, and they were all original, and they were all true, and they were all right. It should have been impossible. Was I supposed to love them all? - Maggie Stiefvater
When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again.
But the truth was that he died from solitude, the enemy known but to few on this Earth, and whom only the simplest of us are fit to withstand. The brilliant Costaguanaro of the boulevards had died from solitude and want of faith in himself and others. - Joseph Conrad
There would be no salvaging this. I was going to die a spinster with cobwebs feasting on my vagina, I just knew it. - R. J. Lewis
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
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
To him, the pain was a bully, and what did you do to bullies? You stood up to them, because they always ran away in the end. But the pain didn't know about that rule. It just bullied even more. - Terry Pratchett
I didn’t know what to spend it on, ’cause my mum said she didn’t want me to buy her nothing. So I was going to buy Larry something, but he said I should spend it on something I always wanted. So I bought a cat. - J.L. Merrow
The man who was once starved may revenge himself upon the world not by stealing just once, or by stealing only what he needs, but by taking from the world an endless toll in payment of something irreplaceable, which is the lost faith. - Anaïs Nin
Christmas, as a practicing Catholic child, was seen as a reward for lots and lots and lots of church. - Jenny Colgan
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
You are mine, woman. And I am yours. Until you, my life was desolate. I existed, but I didn't truly live. Now I live, even in my death." - Maddox , Sang Kekerasan - Gena Showalter
You may hate the war, but never hate the ones that fight. For they do not choose when or where to fight. All they chose was to protect who they love and even the people they don't know. - Millie
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
Even if others tried to prove me wrong, I know myself that what I said was right. - Jyca Therese Lauron Livelo
It was a horrible process to get to this. It took me my whole life. If you’re new at this and by 'new at it,' I mean 15 years in, or even 20 you’re just starting to get traction...Give it a minute. - Louis C.K.
It's a nice feeling, Knowing, Someone lived easier Because I was alive. - Nikki Rowe
I thought that there could be no revolt against nature. I accepted the landscape without dreaming that, behind, there still prowled large skeletons without fur. With just one sign, I thought I was able to make them rise up outside their refuges... - Roger Vitrac
The Piper's playing again, and there's a full orchestra.' There was a long silence as Andrew deciphered the cryptic statement. 'A FULL orchestra? - D.J. Stutley
It would be very heard, for example, a basketball owner, no matter how racist he was, to try to operate without Blacks. It would be suicidal. - Thomas Sowell
This time the fluttery feeling in my stomach was more intense. It made the inside of my thighs tingle and my breathing deepen. - P.C. Cast
She was learning that being with Slade was like riding a roller coaster. Good news one minute and bad news the next. She could only imagine what this restaurant must be like. - Dianne Harman Coyote in Provence
Oh, he was a decent-enough high school student, good grades and well-liked, but his test scores were nothing to write home about. He might as well have Christmas-treed the math test. - Thomas Christopher Greene
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
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
I stared out at the waves. "Why am I here?" I thought. Finally it came to me. But it was too late. I was a terrible lifeguard. - Alex Bosworth
Looking back on his adolescence from the vantage point of his mid-eighties, George H.W. Bush candidly admitted, "I might have been obsessed with bodies boobs they are now called. But what seventeen-year-old kid was not? Guilty am I. - H.W. Brands
I was a weird little kid. I was very irritable, bored, frustrated. I felt my imagination bubbling inside my head without having any way to express itself. Given a crayon and paper, I would not draw a train or a house. I would draw these monsters, beasts and demons. - Clive Barker
I was telling her, I Love her. She amazed to listen, she didn't believe because feelings are more important from telling. - Waleed Uz Zaman Khan
Efficiency was just a measurement of how fast money moved from the poor to the rich. We prefer the opposite of efficiency, which is to say, justice. - Kim Stanley Robinson
But still, he reflected, I ought to wash my pajamas more often. Life is so uncertain: you never know what could happen. One way to deal with that is to keep your pajamas washed. --Tengo, IQ84 - Haruki Murakami
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. - Dame Rose Macaulay
Everyone realized that Computervision stock was the golden goose. But one grabbed the leg, another grabbed a wing, another got the neck, all pulling hard, and they realize now they could kill the goose if they keep this up.
When we feel lost in time, with only shadows of the past living in our mind; when the moment, which was", no longer "is and when only silence remains, loads of questions arise. We can cry a river or we may wonder: What went wrong? - Erik Pevernagie
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
Millions say the apple fell but Newton was the only one to ask why. - Bernard M. Baruch
Every romantic knows that love was never a noun; it is a verb. - Shannon L. Alder
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
With faces entirely invisible through suits, it was hard to be sure, but my impression was that he was watching me and copying my every move. I felt this proved he was intelligent. - Janet Edwards
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
Press them continually with memory and dream and have them waste their Present there. - Geoffrey Wood
I thought calming thoughts and visualized serene places. Eventually, i found myself drifting along the frenetic edges of my mind. The Sandman was nowhere to be found, as i slipped further away from sleep. - Jaeda DeWalt
Maybe there’s a God aboveBut all I’ve ever learned from loveWas how to shoot at someone who outdrew youIt’s not a cry you can hear at nightIt’s not somebody who has seen the lightIt’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
She was crushed by society like a mosquito fending for its unborn young - Owen Jones
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
Expired condoms are like nuclear waste: there's nothing sensible you can do with it. - Andrew Smith
Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in. - Kingsley Amis
Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared. a - George S. Clason
Each instant brought them, more momentous than the explosion of Krakatoa. It was only that no one noticed. We are to accustomed to the absurdity of existence. The loss of a universe is not worth taking seriously. - Yukio Mishima
Holding onto what was isn't healthy for what is. - Hannah Whitall Smith
But thy strong Hours indignant work’d their wills,And beat me down and marr’d and wasted me,And tho’ they could not end me, left me maim’dTo dwell in presence of immortal youth,Immortal age beside immortal youth,And all I was, in ashes. - Tithonus - Alfred Tennyson
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause. - Mark Twain
When he was young, he told her, each phase of his life, each self he tried on, had seemed reassuringly temporary. Its imperfections didn't matter, because he could easily replace one moment by the next, one Saladin by another. - Salman Rushdie
But if they had learned anything together, it was that wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good - Gabriel García Márquez
My entire life, I saw myself as the beautiful damsel or the graceful maiden. I was the princess searching for her knight. But with my newfound abilities, I finally discovered that, after all this time, I was the powerful witch. - Christina L. Barr
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
Sometimes when you look back on a situation, you realize it wasn't all you thought it was. A beautiful girl walked into your life. You fell in love. Or did you? Maybe it was only a childish infatuation, or maybe just a brief moment of vanity. - Henry Bromel
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
This universe was created for the love, by the love, and with love. - Debasish Mridha
It is no idle phrase that man was made in God's image. There is something worth saving in the worst of us, and out of this something a new man may be fashioned. - Philip José Farmer
Let us always be reminded, that it did not take us yesterday to get here and it should not take us tomorrow to get there. But rather it was the Grace of God that brought us here and it is the grace of God that will also take us there. - Lawrence Sankar
I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue.
He wasn't aware of it but when he smiled he looked like an amiable bear. When he didn't smile he didn't look amiable - Emma Goldrick
On Collateral Damage: "Every limb lost, every hovel burned, every wife left husbandless, and every child orphaned created ripples of anger and resentment. Create enough of them, and we'll one day wind up with a wave that will wash us off the map. - Chris Holm
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
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
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
I thought I could fix almost anything, but then she was more than broken. - Tushar Chauhan
(On his gravestone): "I told you I was ill". - Spike Milligan
I was lost yesterday, I am found today and I will be forgotten tomorrow. - Santosh Kalwar
Kada smo u kontaktu sa drugim čovekom, mi mu ili pomažemo ili smetamo. Nema trećeg: ili ga vučemo na dole, ili ga izvlačimo na površinu. - Booker T. Washington
The role of the therapist is to reflect the being/accepting self that was never allowed to be in the borderline. - Michael Adzema
If everyone was cognisant of their purpose on earth, we would only need weapons for hunting and nothing else. - Gugu Mona
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
Most world religions denounced war as a barbaric waste of human life. We treasured the teachings of these religions so dearly that we frequently had to wage war in order to impose them on other people. - Jon Stewart
Incidentally, although the Cistercians did much to improve the quality of sheep, the animal remained much smaller than its modern descendants; as late as the early eighteenth century a sheep wasn't much bulkier than a Labrador Dog. - Clarissa Dickson Wright
It was a broken world, I knew then, that would allow a boy such as me to bury a boy such as William K. - Dave Eggers
[As a young man ] I came to the conclusion that the church was just a bunch of fascists that supported Franco. I stopped going on Sunday mornings and watched the birds with my father instead. - James D. Watson
A human being was connected to the world through his or her skin and how could someone with clogged pores feel the environment or be sensitive to its vibrations? - Fatema Mernissi
The science fiction author, H.G. Wells was an avid supporter of eugenics and a believer in a hierarchy of the races. - A.E. Samaan
He had scores to settle with the world, and she, at that moment, was world enough for him. - John Banville
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
Outside it was dark, but not as dark as it was inside of me. - Anna N.
Today I am leading because yesterday I was reading. - Amit Kalantri
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them. - Sojourner Truth
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
Wasn't that the gift of a home? You looked at it the same way, but then when you needed it to, it showed you all over again the many ways you'd been during the time you had been living there. The many ways it brought you back to yourself. The many ways it still brought you back to yourself. - Laura Dave
The chandelier's teardrop crystals twinkled above them like stars. It was easy to imagine that they were miles away from London, and that only the two of them existed. - Anna Bennett
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
You know you’re writing well when you’re throwing good stuff into the wastebasket. - Ernest Hemingway
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. - George Bernard Shaw
When a jar is broken, the space that was inside Merges into the space outside. In the same way, my mind has merged in God; To me, there appears no duality. Avadhuta Gita
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
If Enlightenment was the salad, Entanglement is the soup - Neri Oxman
He who didn't succeed at his own dreams, was too busy listening to another's failures. - Nikki Rowe
I knew a man who gave up smoking, drinking, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself. - Johnny Carson
God really must have had a sense of humor, because if I had to name my biggest turn-on, it was literature. And he had just recommended a book that I didn’t know, that wasn’t taught in school. If I were single, there would be no better pick-up line. - Kody Keplinger
The commendable efforts of preachers to Europe is that Superstition regarding work and wealth was broken. Everybody now knows that wealth comes only from hard work, not from some superstitious beliefs. - Sunday Adelaja
Jesus, what a nuisance it was, being desperate to stay alive. - George Alec Effinger
To create man was a fine and original idea; but to add sheep was a tautology. - Mark Twain
If there was ever a time to create, it is now! - Michele Jennae
Reality is such a pain. Those of us who were fed up with that kind of reality decided to remake it. We’d set up a partition, separate what’s important to us from what was trash, put only the things we loved on our side, and got rid of the rest. - Ryohgo Narita
The face of self-pity was universally understood. - Vann Chow
Music is always a healer. Music has never let me down. I know it's my religion. There's the idea that you can't truly know happiness until you know sadness, so how can you heal yourself unless you've hurt yourself? I'm still figuring out who I am, but I know that I'm not who I was. - brendon urie
Our universe was created to perpetuate creation, it was not created to perpetuate consumption. - Jennifer Sodini
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
I believed I was too sensitive and weak. To prove I wasn’t a victim anymore, I moved closer to painful experiences rather than away from them. Remaining in harm’s way and exposing myself to more pain kept me in the victim role rather than moving me out of it. - Christina Enevoldsen
That day i realized, he was the reason for the birth of every star and galaxy in this universe. - Vanshika Dhyani
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.
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
The long sadness of winter was finally in retreat. - Kimberly Cuttler
Sicher gibt es kein größeres Geschenk für einen Menschen als das, was all seine Ziele zu brennenden Lippen und alles Leben zu einem Brunnen macht. - Kahlil Gibran
The more you enhance your ability to meditate, the better you will be able to make better decisions and create better harmony either within yourself, at home or at work. - Vishwas Chavan
....finally I see that it’s never been me, just a blanket that keeps you warm. Easily tossed alongwhen something flashier or someone prettier comes along. Your heart I held so carefully, I see, this was all just a game... - Coco J. Ginger
She was chaotic, she was shameless, she was beautiful.Bravo!, applauded the audience; the artist's masterpiece was so graceful. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
The you you are now is the same you I was in love with yesterday and the same you i'll be in love with tomorrow. - Gayle Foreman
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
In a perverse way, I was glad for the stitches, glad it would show, that there would be scars. What was the point in just being hurt on the inside? It should bloody well show. - Janet Fitch
"My life is a simple thing that would interest no one. It is a known fact that I was born and that is all that is necessary. - Albert Einstein
She was starmetal bones with kaleidoscope eyes. A cracked framework of unique beauty, a patchwork portrait filled with swirling brush strokes, an amalgamation of delicate light and detailed shatter. I could write a novel about the way she breathes. - Hubert Martin
Serendipity was my tour guide, assisted by caprice - Pico Iyer
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
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
The mystery was gone but the amazement was just starting. - Andy Warhol
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope and that was him. - Yuvika Mathur
This is a special date but that was a special time - Anamika Mishra
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
There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. - Booker T. Washington
I was up all night just to talk to myself about you. - Debasish Mridha
Benjamin Franklin was a real tomcat, no woman was safe from his lightening bolt - Stephen Tootle
If you understand this basic concept, it becomes clear that every spending decision is a spiritual decision. Waste, for example, is not a squandering of our resources. It is a poor use of His. - James C. Dobson
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove. - Samuel Johnson
Galbūt Viešpats suprato, kad žmogaus valia atsispirti pagundai turi ribas - Herbjørg Wassmo
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
We as humans tend to overlook lesser beings and things, but we should instead come to love and respect them. - Sandranil Biswas
The moment her hymen was plucked from her body in the wilderness, Her soul was taken from sanity. - Roman Payne
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Where were you when I undressed and told the tales of my day?Where were youwhenI was silent with God in prandial pray?Where were youwhen I recited love poems as I lay?Where were you? - Kamand Kojouri
When was the last time you kissed somebody new. If you can tackle that fear, you've nothing to fear. - Sarvesh Jain
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
Always cherish your true friends who were there when no one else was. - Heather Wolf
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
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
Unlike most fine writers, he wasn't in love with his own words. - Douglas Brinkley
You actually, waste time when you cry over wasted time. Time should be a guide that helps you focus. All you should worry about is ageing with unfinished business. - DaVyshka
Pain is a very precious gift. Do not waste it.
Everything worth knowing about the 1980s I learned from obsessively reading Bloom County collections when I was nine and Derek Jarman's diaries when I was twenty. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
I was made to feel I could do things. If you get this feeling early and can hold it until you're 15, you tend to never lose it. - John Updike
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
In the beginning, there was nothing. And then BOOM! Universe. - Aishabella Sheikh
The opportunity to see the future was placed in us by God through dreams and visions. - Sunday Adelaja
From ... the age of five or six, I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer. ... I tried to abandon this idea, but I did so with the consciousness that I was outraging my true nature and that sooner or later I should have to settle down and write books. - George Orwell
...if that energy could have been channelled into anything more than noise, waste and pain it would have lighted up Indochina for a thousand years. - Michael Herr
I let myself flop - so gently, so slowly - into my one real chair and tried to make myself understand that I was on the doorstep of the universe. - Frederik Pohl
I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words. - Ovid
I was born scientist but my school turned me into just student - Vijay Dhameliya
A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? - George Washington
Minnie Spotted Wolf from Butte, Montana, was the first Native American to enlist in the Marine Corps Womens' Reserve. Spotted Wolf joined in 1943. She commented that Marine Corps boot camp was "hard, but not that hard. - Tom Holm
Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement. - Charles M. Schulz
But he couldn’t risk taking the helmet off. It was the only thing saving him from the firing squad. He was no longer able to keep his thoughts silent. No longer able to squash his misgivings about what he had done. - TC Avey
…Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I don't know what will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity. We're more popular than Jesus now. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me. - John Lennon
If ever I was running, it was towards you. - Jennifer Elisabeth
The place was silent and - aware. - P.C. Wren
It was an undemanding job both physically and mentally, which was fine. Stress was for the rich and hard-working. - Joe Cawley
CONNOISSEUR, n. A specialist who knows everything about something and nothing about anything else. An old wine-bibber having been smashed in a railway collision, some wine was pouted on his lips to revive him. "Pauillac, 1873," he murmured and died. - Ambrose Bierce
When I was young, I thought money was the most important thing in life. Now, when I'm old, I know it is. - Oscar Wilde
I was so high, I needed a stepladder to scratch my own ass. - Kinky Friedman
All you ever were was a little bit of the universe, thinking to itself. - Iain M. Banks
And if you couldn't be loved, the next best thing was to be let alone. - L.M. Montgomery
The world is before you, and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in. - James Baldwin
In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea. - Douglas Adams
Don't waste water on washing your shirt, use photoshop! - EverSkeptic
Osborn was a founding partner of the advertising agency Batten, Barton, Durstine, and Osborn (BBDO), but it was as an author that he really made his mark, beginning with the day in 1938 that a magazine editor invited him to lunch and asked what his hobby was. Imagination, replied Osborn. - Susan Cain
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
The advantage of being married a long time was that one could argue without the necessity of the other's actual, physical presence. - William Browning Spencer
it was all I had, all I've ever had, the only currency, the only proof that I was alive. Memory." p 380 - Abraham Verghese
Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont. - Clarence Darrow
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. - George Washington
His head was pounding and his vision skewed in some way and he was vaguely amazed at being alive and not sure that it was worth it. - Cormac McCarthy
What, after all, was the point of civilization if not the well-being of citizens? - Ann Leckie
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
My whole thing was, if I can put in 5 percent of the effort of somebody getting an A, and I can get a C minus, that’s amazing, he explains. It’s certainly good enough, right? [Then] I can take the other 95 percent of the time and invest it in something I really care about. - David Heinemeier Hansson
From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx
To love and be loved is so precious. And, when you lose the person you love, it tears a deep hole in your heart. If the gap and void within your heart is deep, so was the love - Luan
I couldn't be better at ANYTHING until I got to know who I was. That is the beauty of answering the question, 'Who am I? - Divine K. Kpe, Educator, Social Entrepreneur, Corporate Writer, Speaker
When I was a little kid I had a very different meaning of life; simple like a cup of tea with sugar and a piece of cake, today the whole world doesn’t give me that life. - M.F. Moonzajer
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous. - Robert Benchley
Count Hermann Keyserling once said truly that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts. - John Gunther
What you don’t have you don’t need it now. What you don’t know you can feel it somehow . What you don’t have you don’t need it now , don’t need it now It was a beautiful day - U2
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.... - Unknown
I wasted time, now time doth waste me. - William Shakespeare
The journey to self discovery forges many paths, the footprints left behind are the memories of what was and the belief of what is.~bns - Bluenscottish
One day he’ll realize he is and was wrong. But that’s for him to figure out. You can’t change people or make them realize things they don’t want to see. - Dominic Riccitello
[Religious belief is] outmoded and ridiculous. [Belief in gods was a] worn out but once useful crutch in mankind's journey towards truth. We consider the time has come for that crutch to be abandoned. - Peter Atkins
Before meeting you, I didn't know what it was like to feel lonely. I never even considered myself to be alone. That's because when you feel lonely, it means that there is someone for you to miss. - Yuuki Obata
I was going all well and then suddenly struck by this devil just out of the blue and i got paralyzed... - affan Riz
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 like to think of us as Clearasil on the face of the nation. Jim Morrison would have said that if he was smart, but he's dead.
Life was a funny thing that occured on the way to the grave. - Quentin Crisp
The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion. - George Washington
I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, for the other person. I never absorbed that. I always thought that there was something deficient about such people. - Toni Morrison
Before Elvis, there was nothing. - John Lennon
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
Everyone should sacrifice Something for love. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
I was a fool for love, I was a fool. - Tegan Quin
I just wanted your time and it was the only thing i never got... - shivangi lavaniya
Magic was a truly beautiful disease. - V.E. Schwab
It wasn't until I look inside myself that I found the truth of it all. - Anthony L. Williamms
It wasn't necessary to know your own demons in order to find God. - Paulo Coelho
Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way. - Rosa Parks
If no signal ever awakens any smoldering desire or seething passion in the wasteland of our mental universe, only a third eye may throw inspiriting light on the path to good vibrations. (A thousand times) - Erik Pevernagie
If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment ... all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It’s not conversion 'therapy;' it’s conversion brainwashing. - DaShanne Stokes
i had a dream when i was 22 that someday i would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till i came to one of the poles of the earth - Ernest Shackleton
This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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
Lady Astor was also said to have responded to a question from Churchill about what disguise he should wear to a masquerade ball by saying, "Why don't you come sober, Prime Minister?"(Reported exchange with Winston Churchill) - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
For it was intelligence that was the thin line between endearing rapscallion and idiot bastard. - Éibhear the Contemptible - G.A. Aiken
These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig. - Alfred Hitchcock
Freud thought that a psychosis was a waking dream, and that poets were daydreamers too, but I wonder if the reverse is not as often true, and that madness is a fiction lived in like a rented house - William H. Gass
because she should be sure in her soul that the most terrifying thing in the forest was her - Terry Gilliam
Hello, Max," he said quietly, searching my face. "How do you feel?"Which was a ten on the "imbecilic question" scale of one to ten. Why, I feel fine, Jeb," I said brightly. "How about you?"Any nausea? Headache?" Yep. And it's standing here talking to me. - James Patterson
You don’t want modesty, you want humility. Humility comes from inside out. It says someone was here before me and I’m here because I’ve been paid for. I have something to do and I will do that because I’m paying for someone else who has yet to come. - Maya Angelou
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
Just remember that when nobody else was there for you I was.And when nobody else gave a damn I did. - Lil Wayne
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away. - Anna Pavlova
Matt was almost completely naked. A tattered loincloth and an ugly chain with a yellow diamond were his only apparel. - Priya Ardis
The only thing that belongs to us is our LIFE. Yet, we waste it in the pursuit of meaningless things that will never belong to us.- - RVM
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
The novel was set in an unspecified near future, because setting a novel in the present in a time of unprecedented technological and social dislocation seemed to me shortsighted.... To write a book set in the present, circa 2013, is to write about the distant past. - Gary Shteyngart
When I was a kid I loved wall paper it added a lot of fiber to my paint chips. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
My mother had a kindness that embraced all life.She knew her place well and was comfortable in giving everything she had.This is the tradition of native women. - Dan George
Well, here we are."Sometimes a statement of the bloody obvious was the only appropriate way forward. As if to give life ceremonious permission to proceed. - Michel Faber
The awareness that ‘money will get spent’ must never be kept; whatever gets spent at whatever time is correct. That’s why it was told to spend money, so that they can be free from greed and they can give it again and again. - Dada Bhagwan
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed. - Christopher Morley
... the scriptures... when properly examined and rightly divided, do not portray Jesus as a poverty-stricken individual. On the contrary, Jesus is seen as a Man whose needs were met and who was regularly involved in meeting the needs of others. - Kenneth E. Hagin
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
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
Never think you can convince God through prayer for a blessing. Praying for prosperity is a wrong weapon for war. If prayer could bring money, all intercessors would be billionaires. - Apostle T. Vutabwashe
lov3 mOthEr coz shE is onE givE time 2 mother coz shE is onE don,t waste timE wid girlz becoZ they r many :) mom <3 - Muhammad Jawad
Allison was at full strength when it came to one thing:attitude. - Cinda Williams Chima
Much of our lives involves the word ‘no.’ In school we are mostly told, ‘Don’t do it this way. Do it that way.’ But art is the big yes. In art, you get a chance to make something where there was nothing. - Marvin Bell
I was born in a hospital. I do not want to die in one. - J.R. Rim
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. - Mark Twain
I repeat that sin, man's self-violation par excellence, was invented purely inorder to make science, culture, and every elevation and ennobling of man impossible; the priest rules by the invention of sin. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. - Washington Irving
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. - Mark Twain
How would this world be if there was not God? The answer is simple: it would become itself God. - Sorin Cerin
Slartibartfast's study was a total mess, like the results of an explosion in a public library. - Douglas Adams
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 was asked, What do you see in him?Taken aback, she replied, What does he see in me?Others too wondered why she chose him not as handsome as the others, not one with a lot of possessions or even status, but little did they know, as little minds go, that she chose the one who wanted her most. - Donna Lynn Hope
If I wasn't so phenomenal. I would go back to you. - Coco J. Ginger
The others in the dorm thought I wanted to be a writer, because I was always alone with a book, but I had no such ambition. , Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
Sure, he might not have been perfect, but if I thought he was, isn’t that all that matters? - Dominic Riccitello
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
i hope you help somebodyIn every chance you get,without no expectations. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
A child who was born with a silver spoon is likely to not appreciate all he is provided with.And it is likely that a child who grew up from the dust to look down on others once the floods gate of success opens up for him.It is NOT where you come FROM that matters,But where you are GOING. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
He was forged in the fire of greatness and moulded by her to be a legend. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
No one was born a reader; we learn to build the habit of reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics. - Denise Caruso
Remarriage is an excellent test of just how amicable your divorce was. - Margo Kaufman
[R]aising children ... was about identifying and amplifying their strengths and virtues, and helping them find the niche where they can live these positive traits to the fullest. - Martin E.P. Seligman
What was Dr. Mera's motive for murder? I don't need to tell that to a writer of detective novels such as yourself. You know well enough yourself that even without a motive, a murderer lives to kill. - Rampo Edogawa
I was so scared that all the big things I wanted would never be anything more than wants. - Julie Murphy
Penny was a very pretty, witty and brave girl, as bold as a Marine platoon storming Iwo Jima. - John C. Wright
I'm sorry, I say. I didn't give you everything you wanted. I wasn't everything you wanted. You were everything I wanted. - Kaui Hart Hemmings
He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain. - Douglas Jerrold
Maybe I did hurt him, but I don’t think I could have hurt him much. He was one of the best-protected human beings who ever lives. People couldn’t get at him because he just wasn’t interested in people. - Kurt Vonnegut
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope. - Gerard Way
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish. - Steven Wright
It turned out keeping reality bound by mathematical laws was a useful hack preventing the Devil from existing. - Scott Alexander
Gerti didn’t ask for help. Miri swallowed and tried to calm her quavering voice. It was my fault. So it was. Now you all have learned that those who speak out of turn choose punishment for themselves and anyone they speak to. So if I speak to you, Tutor Olana, will you get the lashes? - Shannon Hale
The truth of who we are dissolves the illusions when they arise, simply by us not buying into them anymore. By realizing they were counterfeit bliss. By and by, oneness dissolves what was once separation. - Tehya Sky
She was only a dew drop that sparkled a short while under the brilliant rays of heaven's sunlight. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds
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
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
We talked for hours. He talked and I listened. It was like wind and sunlight. It blew all the cobwebs away. - John Fowles
Tongue and hand tied, I was equally cut off and trapped in my own silent dark tomb. - Jazz Feylynn
Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: 'We don't serve colored people here.' "I said: 'that's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken. - Dick Gregory
Trying to cool his jets, trying to let her stay in charge, he attempted to hold back, but she let out this breathy little whimper like he was the best thing she’d ever tasted. - Jill Shalvis
I was desperate to discover what nothing felt like. It was the absence of something that attracted me. It was the start. Everything important originated with nothingness. - Augusten Burroughs
His adolescents are displaced aristocrats who have lost their kingdom and wealth, which was childhood. [On J.D. Salinger] - Heather O'Neill
I already knew to eat clean and listen to my body, to only eat when I was in a calm mental state. Everyone knew. But when you're fat in the head, it's never about knowing the answers. It's about living them. - Stephanie Klein
6 months, 2 weeks, 4 days,and I still don’t know which month it was thenor what day it is now.Blurred out linesfrom hangovers to coffeeanother vagabond lost to love. - Charlotte Eriksson
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
What amazes me is that most days feel useless. I don't seem to accomplish anything-just a few pages, most of which don't seem very good. Yet, when I put all those wasted days together, I somehow end up with a book of which I'm very proud. - Louis Sachar
Let us be the waves of love and let it wash the universe. - Debasish Mridha
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
Twist a tongue, and tongue a twist how many twists can a tongue twister twist around their twisting tongue. If a tongue twister's tongue could twist, how many twists would the tongue twister's tongue twist while their tongue was a twisting. - Jazz Feylynn
I was born a strong, powerful woman, but was raised to be a victim. - Sharon Law Tucker
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.
She wasn't where she had been. She wasn't where she was going, but she was on her way. - Jodi Hills
I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts. - Angelina Jolie
The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be - But when he got well, a wolf once more was he - Walter Bower
It was love. It was lust. It was just between us. The passion, the desire, the fire. The way we held on in so little time and his eyes when he saw me for the first time. - Dominic Riccitello
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
It's amazing to me; when your mind is fixed on one thing, you forget everything. You forget to eat and drink and care. The only thing I could never forget was him. - Mercy Cortez
We live to work.Man was made to move.Without work we shall grow old quickly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Too many of us view liberty as something that ‘just is,’ and too few see it as something that ‘is’ only because someone, somewhere was faced with the formidable reality that to keep liberty meant paying a stiff price. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Some of us hover when we weep for the other who wasdying since the day they were born. - Lisa Loeb
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
I wanted to stay like that forever, letting the kiss linger. I was left standing there in awe as he gently pulled away and gave me a warm smile. Let’s go, the others will be wondering where we are, he said playfully. - Andrea Heltsley
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver
Men and women believed and proclaimed God was firmly on their side and easy and shallow assertion that reduced God to a sort of house deity. - Gustav Niebuhr
Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought? - Joan Didion
There were no toys under the bed--that wasn't why he liked it. Why he liked it was that there wasn't anything under the bed--no chickens, no Joey, no Eloise, no sheep, no "no"s. He could lie under the bed and not be told anything at all. - Jane Smiley
Plato was a bore. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
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
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
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
From the age of six, I have known that I was sexy. And let me tell you it has been hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it. - Bette Davis
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.
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 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
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
For a more than miffed Midnight, fate was for emperors, fools and soppy lovers: - fate was the self-important egotism of those doing well, the sheer unbearable arrogance of the living and loved. - Tom Conrad
[...] the sense that everyone was incommunicado with everyone else and living on an entirely wrong plane, so that the meaning, the message, the love, or whatever it was that each life contained, never could find its expression. - Patricia Highsmith
Anything that was created today were once an unknown insecurity far beyond the next chapter of your life! - Vishwanath S J
Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be. - Jack Welch
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
Sometimes, when I couldn’t afford to pay the utility bill at the end of the month, I was forced to read by the light of the stories themselves. - Steve Stern
To articulate what is past does not mean to recognize how it really was. It means to take control of a memory, as it flashes in a moment of danger. - Walter Benjamin
I was born Katie O’Reilly, she began. Poor Irish, but proud of it. I boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger with nothing more than the clothes on my back. And the law at my heels. Titanic Rhapsody - Jina Bacarr
You mean other than the wings? I once ate nine snicker bars in a row without barfing. It was a record. - James Patterson
Man, I was tame compared to what they do now, are you kidding ? All that I ever did was just jiggle. - Elvis Presley
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
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him. - Booker T. Washington
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
Show some mercy to your 'time', don't always waste it. - Amit Kalantri
I didn't know when I told God that I wanted to be a mother that I needed to be more specific. Instead of asking to be a mother of my own children, I now realize that I was given the responsibility to be a mother to all of God's children. - Monika Zands
...And maybe one day you will wake up as an infant in a completely different universe, and your entire life thus far was just one big dream. - Criss Jami
I don't miss you, I miss who I thought you were. - Waseem Latif
In state of deep depression, I stayed alone; my time was occupied with reading sacred books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
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
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
Not only is this not love; I think it is the most diabolical unfairness that was ever taught or devised. - Ruth Hurmence Green
Wenn man verstehen will, was einer meint oder sagt, muss man im Grunde das, was er meint oder sagt, immer schon wissen. Ist dann ein gelungener Dialog nur Wiedererkennen? Und das Verstehen nicht etwas ein Weg, sondern vielmehr ein Zustand? - Jenny Erpenbeck
The blend of fiction, bigotry and jingoism became known as 'yellow journalism.' Later, the phrase was shortened to 'journalism.'
Any time you pull down a fence, always ask why it was put there in the first place.
As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula. - Dave Barry
Mary-Lynnette: "You have not read 'Pride and Prejudice'."Ash: "Why not?"Mary-Lynnette: "Because Jane Austen was a human."Ash: "How do you know?"Mary-Lynnette: "Well Jane Austen was a woman, and you're a chauvinist pig."Ash: "Yes, well, that I can't argue. - L.J. Smith
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
The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: 'grace. - Max Lucado
Once you achieve self intimacy & self-connection, success, peace & wealth is not far from you. - Vishwas Chavan
I don't usually play games. I got added to one and was played.When I realize the creator I will be the coach, now that I've mastered the game. - Rohan B Rebello
While struggling with all the loss in her life, she mournfully thought, "If only I could forget..." But that would be too easy, wouldn't it? However, she did with most; she never got too close and she never stayed too long, but there she was...struggling with all the loss in her life. - Donna Lynn Hope
And I thought kitty liter was the unlawful practice of discarding small felines along the roadside. - Robert J. Morrissette
Never waste time for someone who doesn’t bother to spend time with you, but with someone who will say, time is wasted if I’m not with you. - M. Ganesh Sai
Did you feel it? Did you feel the darkness in their souls and their countless evil deeds? Their fate was to die in my grasp, beneath the sting of my bite. - Demetri Bithanos from the Dragon Queen Series
In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. - Dante Alighieri
Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination. - Ovid
We kept our heads down and did our jobs. We controlled the only thing we could, which was the show. We did the thing. Because remember, the talking about the thing isn't the thing. The doing of the thing is the thing. - Amy Poehler
I heard death had a name, but I forgot what it was. - Anthony Liccione
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
Shetani ni mungu wa dunia hii kwa wale wasiomwamini Mungu. Kwa wale wanaomwamini Mungu, Mungu ndiye Mungu wa dunia hii. - Enock Maregesi
we were justlooking for what couldinstead of what waswhat should beinstead of how it was - Dominic Riccitello
I choose not to waste my energy hating someone and I recognise that their negativity drags me down, so I walk away from them. - Karon Waddell
Life was never easy, but I always made it as easy as it can be. - Adel Abouhana
At the end of the day, you're only as good as the shadow that was left in the morning. - Aspen Copper
If I was asked to write a poem about her. Every word I use would end up, being her name. And it would still sound so beautiful and breathtaking to me in the end. - Akshay Vasu
He was as fresh as is the month of May. - Geoffrey Chaucer
What they prefer to that is to find someone to have power over; someone to own and to bully, to smash and to waste. She wondered if she would ever be in love. - Gwendoline Riley
Never waste your precious time in discussing the good and bad qualities of others. - Abhijit Naskar
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
I was lifted from the darkness I endured into the person I am today. - Stephen Richards
She influenced by the positivism of her race, was gazing into the future. While he was content with the present moment, not caring to know what would be the end of their love - Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Cleanliness beings with purity of your own mind, thoughts and heart. - Vishwas Chavan
My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector, and my rule was to kill or be killed. The extent of my thoughts didn’t go much beyond that. We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had become a daily activity. I felt no pity for anyone. - Ishmael Beah
[He] was a brilliant man. People tend to become wary of individuals like him because their brilliance reminds them of their own mediocrity. Envy is a blind man who wants to pull out your eyes. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Tomorrow may be hell, but today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters. - Neil Gaiman
As I rolled over, stretching out, my only thought was to go back to the dream I'd been having, which I couldn't remember, other than that it had been good, in that distant, hopeful way unreal things can be. - Sarah Dessen
There was nothing about youth that was fair: the young hadn't done anything to deserve it, and the old hadn't done anything to drive it away. - Emma Straub
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. - Edward Rickenbacker
Then came nightthat was like falling water.At times, for hours,a bird spirit,half buzzard, half swan,just above the rushesfrom which a snow-storm howls. - Peter Huchel
I knew then that the fewer items I was acquiring, dusting, packing, moving, and lugging around in life would free up my energy and time to create... - Dorothy Breininger
Trying to be like me as a person is not a good idea. To have the same interest, to talk about the same and so on and so on... it's kind time waste! - Deyth Banger
One hand washes the other. (Manus Manum Lavet) - Seneca
When I view all beings not as special creations, but as the lineal descendants of some few beings which lived long before the first bed of the Cambrian system was deposited, they seem to me to become ennobled. - Charles Darwin
If heaven was hot and hell was chilly, tell me, why would you go to heaven? - Michael Bassey Johnson
Nothing was so likely to do her good as a little quiet cheerfulness at home. - Jane Austen
At the beginning Earth was a hell; then it became a heaven! Hell is the road leading to heaven! Chestnut tastes good after roasted! When the sand lives through hell, it becomes a beautiful glass! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I remember reading article about the woman in that Oakland neighborhood who lost all her children to violence. I wondered why'd she keep living there after the first one was killed. Didn't she care about the others?Today, I zoomed out and wondered why I'm still in America. - Darnell Lamont Walker
You boys going to get somewhere, or just going?" We didn't understand his question, and it was a damned good question. - Jack Kerouac
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
But, for my own part, it was Greek to me. - William Shakespeare
It wasn't necessarily that I wasn't a fan of fairies. Really. It wasn't that. It was that I wasn't a fan of being taken hostage by a group of fairies. - C.M. Stunich
It might well appear to Sir Walter that there had been no quarrel. It was often the case that gentlemen did not observe the signs. - Susanna Clarke
We, the human race, are so accustomed to having instead of being. What wastage of the revelations and magic in every moment. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or one who hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue would esteem nothing above it. - Confucius
.. And then he remembered that darkness was his best friend and it will always be. - Tahar Mtibaa
Prayer was never meant to be magic,' Mother said.'Then why bother with it?' Suzy scowled.'Because it's an act of love,' Mother said. - Madeleine L'Engle
How terrible it was to still be mentally and emotionally attached to someone from whom you have been physically separated. - Elif Shafak
When Randolph Carter was thirty he lost the key of the gate of dreams. - H.P. Lovecraft
Being himself was more exhausting than impersonating a stage character. - Claire Tomalin
Oh, it was an artful place--it must make people who have money want to spend it madly! - Dodie Smith
Talk about insanity. Being attracted to deVries was like a moth saying, "Hey, let's go check out that awesome bonfire". - Cherise Sinclair
Thats why I was running the debugger, I didn't want it to crash.
This agglomeration which was called and which still calls itself the Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire. - Voltaire
A woman's whole life is a history of the affections. - Washington Irving
He felt as if he were paying for the privilege of music with portions of his life and body. But it was well worth it. - Mark Helprin
I listened to make sure I was meeting the minimum requirement to stay out of jail, so to speak. - Bill McKenzie
Act like everyone you meet is an angel, because sometimes they will be an angel. Would you cuss out that person if you knew that they were an angel that was about to save your life in a few seconds? - Preston Wagner
Insanity is everyone expecting you not to fall apart when you find out everything you believed in was a lie. - Shannon L. Alder
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. - Winston S. Churchill
And then I got what she was saying. In the paranormal world, everyone was your enemy. - Jayde Scott
The only person I really wanted to talk to about Augustus Waters' death was Augustus Waters. - John Green
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
EUCHARIST, n. A sacred feast of the religious sect of Theophagi. A dispute once unhappily arose among the members of this sect as to what it was that they ate. In this controversy some five hundred thousand have already been slain, and the question is still unsettled. - Ambrose Bierce
So I was the son of a man who had Vietnam living inside him. Yeah I had all kinds of reasons for feeling sorry for myself. Being fifteen didn't help. Sometimes I thought that being fifteen was the worst tragedy of all. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
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
She had known it was bad, call it a mother’s instinct, but she’d known this was the knock that was going to scoop her insides out and leave her barely able to stand; merely a shell with nothing good inside anymore. - Andrew Barrett
Here the whole world (stars, water, air,And field, and forest, as they wereReflected in a single mind)Like cast off clothes was left behindIn ashes, yet with hopes that she,Re-born from holy poverty,In lenten lands, hereafter mayResume them on her Easter Day."(Epitaph for Joy Davidman) - C.S. Lewis
My mom, God love her, she was one of those Bible people. She thought it was wrong to bother anybody, regardless of race, color or religion. It just wasn't a Christian thing to look down on anybody, and that's what she taught us. - Levon Helm
Die Freiheit des Menschen liegt nicht darin, dass er tun kann, was er will, sondern dass er nicht tun muss, was er nicht will. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
You thought I was writing The Truth? Honey, I don't even know what The Truth means. - Hugh Elliott
You discover or re-discover yourself only through travel, and unplanned travel is the most exhilarating experience. I truly believe that not all those who wander are lost. But for the ones who are lost, wandering is the only way to find themselves. - Vishwas Mudagal
Grant me the wisdom to know when to keep trying and when to stop wasting time, the patience to keep going with the 1st, and the courage & serenity to let go of the 2nd. - Jay Woodman
21Most food goes to waste in affluent societies. When we throw leftovers into the garbage, it goes to waste. When we eat more food than we need, it goes to waist. - Earle Gray
it was always something what we did or said, and there would be this flash, and then it didn't subside. all your past sins would be brought up, it was just endless. and my mother attributed it sometimes to having neuralgia, but she never showed that outwardly - Alice Schroeder
While browsing in a second-hand bookshop one day, was amused to find a copy of one of his own works which he himself had inscribed for a friend: "To ----, with esteem, ."He immediately purchased the book and returned it to the friend with a second inscription: "With renewed esteem, . - George Bernard Shaw
How do you define God? Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely more interesting and relevant than one that defied comprehension. - Robert J. Sawyer
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. - Anna Freud
I was trying to keep God's pain at arms length. - Mike Weaver
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
Sun and wind and beat of sea,Great lands stretching endlessly...Where be bonds to bind the free?All the world was made for me! - Adelaide Crapsey
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
Nature was quick to pass the sponge of her deluges over these awkward sketches (dinosaurs), these first nightmares of Life. - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
...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
When the world asks "what was it like?" Only the photographer can say "See! - Mark Denman
The whole night I was thinking and dreaming to give you the most beautiful gift and that is my heart. - Debasish Mridha
the voice taunted, and threatened: "you are afraid, unhappy, dissatisfied, what if…."but I knew, this was not His language for motivating my heart,so I waited quietly to hear my Father's native tongue, "I love, I am satisfied, I trust, this is the way..." - and I moved. - Kate Mullane Robertson
I worked with him in a way where there was no need to align. We felt and the feeling was simple but complex. It was the intensity in our grasp and when it was done, it was done. - Dominic Riccitello
The Fourth Amendment wasn't written for people with nothing to hide any more than the First Amendment was written for people with nothing to say. - Dave Krueger
The very word, sin, which seems to have disappeared, was once a proud word. It was once a strong word, an ominous and serious word. But the word went away. It has almost disappeared the word, along with the notion. Why? Doesn’t anyone sin anymore? Doesn’t anyone believe in sin? - Karl Menninger
The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization. - Sigmund Freud
Soon enough the tears came but of course nobody came down to see if she was all right, it was just the slut in the kitchen who'd ruined their lives, getting drunk of neat gin and howling for her lost lunatic offer. - Patrick McGrath
Without an opportunity, their abilities would have been wasted, and without their abilities, the opportunity would have arisen in vain. - Niccolò Machiavelli
He was incapable of anticipating to-morrow's griefs. - Trollope Anthony 1815-1882
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
a promise that the rock of the world was founded securely on a fairy's wing - F. Scott Fitzgerald
You think your pains and heartbreaks are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who have ever been alive. - James Baldwin
Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day. - Joel Spolsky
Of all the queer sources of romance, ours lay in the discovery that each was an addict of Boswell's Life of Johnson. H.E.G. had a first edition of the Journey to the Hebrides, which I coveted mightily. Why not acquire the book honorably, marry the man, and have it around the house? - Beatrice Fairfax
I was the Titanic and the iceberg all at once. - Jeremy Glass
It was heaven. Forget angels, forget St. Peter and glittering harpsichords. Heaven was a dance in the arms of one's true love. - Julia Quinn
Describing Robert Bunsen:As an investigator he was great, as a teacher he was greater, as a man and friend he was greatest. - Henry Enfield Roscoe
As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist. - John Green
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
DELUGE, n. A notable first experiment in baptism which washed away the sins (and sinners) of the world. - Ambrose Bierce
No man resolved to make the most of himself has time to waste on personal contention. - Abraham Lincoln
Tragedy cleans the windows of the soul by washing away the bias of our lives in the detergent of pain. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Jesus never wrote a book; never went outside his country. His only legacy was to never compromise the good. And it was more than enough for the world. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living. - Pablo Picasso
No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself. - Thomas Mann
My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers. - Woody Allen
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
Nothing was better than good sex.Chubby Chaser, 11/21/14. Available for preorder on Amazon. - Kahoko Yamada
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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
Famous I don't know about. It's hard to be famous and alive. I just want to play music every day and hear someone say, 'Thanks, that was great, here's some money, same time tomorrow, okay?' - Terry Pratchett
I'm not a political Christian; for the most part I allow people even their vain, earthly rights. And I certainly don't see anti-Christians as bad or evil (as if they actually have the power to pose any kind of threat against God Almighty), but rather complete idiots I was commanded to love. - Criss Jami
For a kid in crisis, there is no "make it happen," only "survive today." Who am I to have the cojones to think my "critical questions" are the most important thing in this kid's life? I think of the times I was in crisis and failed to pay attention to the manila folders on my desk as an adult. - Dawn Casey-Rowe
Humanity was a passing notion to him; something he liked to try on for size and model in the dressing room, but never actually felt compelled to buy. - Jane Bled
The 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
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
It's a well known fact that computing devices such as the abacus were invented thousands of years ago. But it's not well known that the first use of a common computer protocol occured in the Old Testament. This, of course, was when Moses aborted the Egyptians' process with a control-sea..."
And he was. Suddenly. From not being to being conscious that he was. - Gioconda Belli
In 5-billion years the Sun will expand & engulf our orbit as the charred ember that was once Earth vaporizes. Have a nice day. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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
Death was a quiet evil, unavoidable like the dark night and defenseless sleep and tearful sorrows. It had hunted her down and slithered close, wanting only to smother every last flicker of life."—from "My Aquarius - Richelle E. Goodrich
He brought out the worst in me, and was the best thing that ever happened to me. - Coco J. Ginger
By reading quotes i realized that some of them containing simple words, but this simple words could change our lives.how if we read the holy Quran That has the best words , it will change our lives and Our death .Thank God that I was born Muslim - Abood Dweik
English was good enough for Jesus Christ and it's good enough for the children of Texas.
I didn't lie--I was writing fiction in my mouth.
I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
She was in awe of all his work. 'How do you do it?" she asked.He smiled and said, 'By loving you. - Kamand Kojouri
I don't waste food, water, money, time and talent. - Amit Kalantri
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
To say "He was a young fool, and now he's an old fool" is to make a distinction without a difference. - Gary Inbinder
It was considered at the time a striking proof of virtue in the young king that he was sorry for his father's death;but, as common subjects have that virtue too, sometimes, we will say no more about it. - Charles Dickens
I have only been a ‘Poor Me’ once or twice in my life…. And that was my own fault. - Gary Hopkins
You will never know everything. Knowledge unfolds as we move forward. Sitting back and waiting to know everything before we do anything is a waste of life.~ I Am Another You - Priya Kumar
If a cone had dropped on velvet needles, if a star had lain a silver track across the sky, if the dead had turned in their graves - I swear, I would have heard it, that's how silent it all was. - Martha Grimes
Blaming someone for their mistake seem to be unkind, corrections could have be favoured. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
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
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to listen to the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
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
Self-defense was an accepted motive for murder. - Farrah Naseem
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
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
The things I don't are the things I have yet to learn. - Barbara-Cooper Washington
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method. - Jack Kerouac
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
It was not lack of ability that limited my people, but lack of opportunity. - Nelson Mandela
While the whole world was asleep, the caterpillar was awake, working towards becoming a butterfly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Just because a word or expression has an antiquity or was once widely used does not confer on it some special immunity - Bill Bryson
There was once a king, and he had a queen; and he was the manliest of his gender, and she was the loveliest of hers. They had nineteen children, and were always having more. - Charles Dickens
He was thirteen that year, the age when children splinter off and abandon the old loves. - Mark Costello
Unfurl your muscles. Slip off your skin. Drop your guts in a heap on the floor.I felt my airway constrict. Damn, this was profound. I continued. Nuzzle inside the hollow of my bones. Let our breaths mingle as one. Turn liquid for me. Only for me. Bury your essence inside of my soul. - Christina Lee
Sometimes, an apology sets free a part of you that you didn't even realize was caged...and forgiveness destroys the cage. - Sanjo Jendayi
Recovered. Had my personality crossed over that border, whatever and wherever it was, to resume life within the confines of normal? Had I stopped arguing with my personality and learned to straddle the line between sane and insane? - Susanna Kaysen
I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot. - Judy Garland
The idea of a mass audience was really an invention of the Industrial Revolution. - David Cronenberg
What did you think, that joy / was some slight thing? - Mark Doty
Hate is a very strong, pure emotion to be wasted on people you don't care about. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It's a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment. - Zack W. Van
Kitabu cha 'Kolonia Santita' ni kitabu cha wasomi na wasiokuwa wasomi, watu wa mijini na watu wa vijijini, watu wazima, vijana na watoto. Hadhira ya kitabu hiki ni jamii nzima ya Tanzania. - Enock Maregesi
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
PLEBEIAN, n. An ancient Roman who in the blood of his country stained nothing but his hands. Distinguished from the Patrician, who was a saturated solution. - Ambrose Bierce
The love I knew was from books.. - Pramoedya Ananta Toer
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
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
I never saw this coming - the little house was working its magic, connecting me to people and materials I never would have guessed would find their way into the picture. - Dee Williams
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
I gave my life to be the person I am today. Was it worth it? - Richard Bach
In that moment, Dan was reminded why he wanted to write in the first place. It was the same reason anybody does anything -- to impress women.(Jeremy Goodwin, Sports Night) - Aaron Sorkin
Afterward, there was some debate as to whether we'd actually "done it properly," which gives you some idea of the awesome skill and artful dexterity of my lovemaking technique. - David Nicholls
There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger. - Saul Bellow
The attitude of the city on his action was of no importance to him, not because he was going to leave the city, but because any outside attitude on the situation seemed superficial. He was completely indifferent to popular opinion. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
The parts of me that used to think I was different or smarter or whatever, almost made me die. - David Foster Wallace
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse. - Walt Disney Company
‎She was not a little girl heart-broken about him; she was a grown woman smiling at it all, but they were wet smiles. - J.M. Barrie
i wasn't made but i was created for the better intention i know my time is coming - Futty-fuze
Things don't always end up the way we planned but it doesn't mean the plan wasn't magical while it lasted. - Kealohilani
When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick. - George Burns
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
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
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
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
It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. - Colette
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
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
Wow, that was an expensive looking explosion! I can't believe we had that in the budget. - The Muppets (2011)
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. - George Bernard Shaw
I was going to buy a copy of "The Power of Positive Thinking", and then I thought: What the hell good would that do? - Ronnie Shakes
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality. - Beatrix Potter
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
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world. - Arthur Conan Doyle
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
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty, if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away; but this opinion was all that he was permitted. - Franz Kafka
There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before. - Robert Lynd
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
She got inside me with her story. I could feel her flowing in me and far, faraway I related in parallel. Her smile was a reflection of my own brokenness. It defined buried feelings that I could never ignore. - Robert M. Drake
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism."[Address to National Press Club in Washington DC, as quoted in Freedom and Union (April 1952)] - Earl Warren
Literature was the passport to enter a larger life; that is, the zone of freedom. Literature was freedom. Especially in a time in which the values of reading and inwardness are so strenuously challenged, literature is freedom. - Susan Sontag
I liked making people laugh, and I decided I was an atheist early on. My Dad was all right with that. We argued about it all the time, but it was good-natured. He was the most open-minded human being I've ever known. - Dave Barry
Have compassion for your past. By showing love to the present. Your past was just the portal to now. - Matthew Donnelly
You always were such a worrier. It was as if you thought your worrying was all that held the world together, and if you stopped for a split second the whole thing would just fly apart. - Paul Murray
It struck me then that perhaps the bareness and wrongness of the world was an illusion; that things might still be real, and right, and beautiful, even if I could not see them - that if I stood in the right place, and was lucky, this might somehow be revealed to me. - Helen Macdonald
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
Growing up, I loved the tale of Peter Rabbit and also books on Pippi Longstocking. Pippi was a girl who had so much fun and was very daring. My sons loved all the Dr. Seuss books - Soraya Diase Coffelt
I whispered to him, You'll regret it if you let me go. I don't wait for a man, if he's not willing to grow' He didn't believe me, he made his choice & That was the last time, he ever heard my voice. - Nikki Rowe
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
He was the most complicated beautiful mess I'd ever seen and if this is what you feel, when you've met someone that is about to change your entire world; than I dare not hide myself away from it. - Nikki Rowe
Love isn't a waste of time; if done with the right person - Wrushank Sorte
But here, two thousand miles from home, there was a real shipwreck, a real hope. A choice big enough to change our lives forever. - Gordon Korman
Love was not enough to fight or I was not worth to fight. - Arzum Uzun
In all tests of character, when two viewpoints are pitted against one another, in the final analysis the thing that will strike you the most, is not who was right or wrong, strong or weak, wise or foolish.... but who would go to the greatest lengths in considering the other's perspective. - Mike Dooley
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
There is only one cure for grey hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine. - P.G. Wodehouse
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
All I wanted to do, ever, was be myself. - Debasish Mridha
Guilt -- if there was any guilt -- spread out and diffused itself over everybody and everything. . . . Perhaps at some point in time, at some spot in the world, a moment of responsibility existed. - Philip K. Dick
Any flights would be taken business class, since Roger thought that the whole point of having money, if it had to be summed up in a single point, which it couldn't, but if you had to, the whole point of having a bit of money was not to have to fly scum class. - John Lanchester
...And her tears turned into blood, because what she was losing was thicker than water. - Anonymous
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
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
Relationships take up energy; letting go of them, psychiatrists theorize, entails mental work. When you lose someone you were close to, you have to reassess your picture of the world and your place in it. The more your identity was wrapped up with the deceased, the more difficult the loss. - Meghan O'Rourke
Whoever thought a tiny candy bar should be called fun size was a moron. - Glenn Beck
i know it all ends the same,but i was interested in seeinghow you would break my heart. - AVA.
The wild women in his lap,' my father enthused, 'laying their breasts on his head.'There was a moment of stunned silence. Then my mother spoke slowly, with an edge to her voice. 'I think you mean "wild beasts laying their heads in his lap".''Do I? - Patrick Rothfuss
Life wouldn't be fun if there was no sadness. - Harsh Dubey
I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships. - Kurt Cobain
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
While I was musing the fire burned. - Bible
We had a policy of "no looking back". Once a decision was made, all members of our team were expected to stop talking about obstacles and instead focus intensely on solutions."Don't tell us all the reasons this might not work. Tell us all the ways it could work. - John Wood
He forgave you though,' said Claire. 'He never held it against you, ever. All he cared about was that you lived, and that you got better. He would have given everything for that. Everything. Nothing else mattered. - S.J. Watson
He wrote as a young man that God's noblest gift was the gift of an inquiring mind. - John Adams
It was hope, dying unsurprised. - Laini Taylor
Being an author, writing a book was great fun. Publishing and marketing, not so fun. - Wynne Stevens
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
It sounded so weird when people called shoyu "soy sauce." It made it sound like Tabasco or something instead of the clean and perfect thing that it was. - Cynthia Kadohata
We loved with a love that was more than love. - Edgar Allan Poe
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
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book. - Margaret Walker
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.
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone. - Robin Williams
Being a spy was something like standing on the south shore fending off a hurricane with a $2 poncho and an umbrella. - Lynn Blackmar
Having sex with her had been a catalyst, new flesh for the virus to feed on. No matter how hard he tried to block her out, she was always there at the back of his mind. Calling him. Begging him to go to her. - Jacqueline Francis - The Journal
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
Who was the guy who first looked at a cow and said 'I think I’ll drink whatever comes out of these when I squeeze ’em? - Bill Watterson
You sip the water from the same ocean in which all the hope was lost. Us - Saleem Sharma
I had tried to express myself, but couldn't do that because I was afraid that it will hurt someone. I never knew that not expressing myself hurt myself. - Nutan Bajracharya
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. "The man was in such deep distress," Said Tom, "that I could do no less Than give him good advice." Said Jim: "If less could have been done for him I know you well enough, my son, To know that's what you would have done." Jebel Jocordy - Ambrose Bierce
He looked at his watch and knew he had to get going. He wished he could spend forever staring at her, but he was not meant to have that much happiness; he never thought he deserved it. Not after spending centuries as he did. - Daniele Lanzarotta
We remember though all the firelit glowOf a great hearth's gleam and glare,And we looked for a space at each happy faceAnd the love that was written there. - Caris Brooke
Oh, I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug 10 people at a time! - Drew Barrymore
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
Nature is the most thrifty thing in the world; she never wastes anything; she undergoes change, but there is no annihilation, the essence remains - matter is eternal.
He felt something trickle down his face and he wiped it away irritably. When he looked at the back of his hand, he found trails of red. He had never cried in his life; in fact, he could not cry with no tear ducts. But now, at last, he was. He was crying tears of blood. For her. - Phillip W. Simpson
One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'. - Winston S. Churchill
Our Lord took on a body like ours and lived as a man in order that those who had refused to recognize Him in His superintendence and capacity of the whole universe might come to recognize from the works He did here below in the body that what dwelled in this body was the Word of God. - Athanasius of Alexandria
Do you drink?""Of course,I just said I was a writer. - Stephen King
You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man. - Frederick Douglass
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
[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
He was born an Englishman and remained one for years. - Brendan Behan
It was her eyes. Soft, meadow-shade eyes with frostbitten edges. Every glance casually held gossamer infinity. Every stare revealed inky black abyss with a hint of divinity. - Hubert Martin
I am not afraid... I was born to do this. - Jeanne d'Arc
Words are like eggs, when they are said they cannot be unpacked. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
The father of Egyptology was Father Athanasius Kircher. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
I had lots of good intentions but I wasted them on people who didn't deserve them... - Bellamkonda Avinash Babu
Bush spoke of another principle, that a just war must "support a just cause." In the Persian Gulf, he said, "our cause could not be more noble." What nation has ever said its war was not noble? - Colman McCarthy
On these days, I've never felt so hollow. Recollecting the many pieces of me that were lost in past sub-lives. They were the minor characters of my novel life, the sub-plots to the whole story. On these days I was the binding that held the book together, I was not the words. - Hubert Martin
I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views. - Edith Wharton
[Bill] Clinton was a pretty good president for a Republican. - Michael Moore
Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - A.W. Tozer
We lust after the material things in life, then in a blink of an eye; the life which was once given is taken; is there a point in stressing over the small stuff. - Epiphana Lewis
This world finally become a place where 6years old boy was regretted to be - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
A railroad station? That was sort of a primitive airport, only you didn't have to take a cab 20 miles out of town to reach it. - Russell Baker
I wasted time and now doth time waste me. - William Shakespeare
There was not a moving up into vacated places; there was simply an anachronistic staying on between a vanishing past and an incalculable future. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Conventional names define a person's past: ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, religion. I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years - FM-2030
it would hurt him to know she had felt that way for a while, that her relationship with him was like being content in a house but always sitting by the window and looking out. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I might have made a tactical error not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that didn't pay off.
...in life you have to take lots of decisions and if you don't make decisions you would never do anything because you waste all your time choosing between things you could do... - Mark Gaddon The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
I was too much of a Bronx kid to read Emerson or Hawthorne. - Don DeLillo
Some waste away their lives by drinking, partying or by simply having fun and living for pleasure. - Sunday Adelaja
Since when was genius found respectable? - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Spoken words evaporated into the air just as easily as burned letters, but the sound of them seemed immortal. It was as if a word spoken could not be destroyed. - Laura Moncur
I kept waiting for the part where I’d finally know who I was some flashing, neon mo