Quotation Explorer - 'Wasn'

Life was mostly made up of things you couldn't control, full of surprises, and they weren't always good. Life wasn't what you made it. You were what life made you. - Sara Zarr
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 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
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
She wasn't being methodological. She was being autobiographical. - Stephen L. Carter
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
His hope wasn't lost, it was buried, and somehow Prudence Ryland made that old grave seem much more shallow than it once was. - Kathryn Smith
Things don't always end up the way we planned but it doesn't mean the plan wasn't magical while it lasted. - Kealohilani
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
Nostalgia tells it like it wasn't. - Emily Hunter McGowi
This wasn't a legalistic play. He simply wanted more and more of God. - Matt Chandler
It was easy to imagine he’d just rolled out of bed and then it was easy to imagine him in bed and I wasn’t going there. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
That wasn't love; that was stupidity. - Sherrilyn Kenyon
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 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
I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth. - Chico Marx
I'd heard it all the time, 'Live in the moment.' But if I did that, I'd weigh more than a dump truck. Losing weight wasn't about the moment at all; it was about having faith in the future. It was about knowing there would be another meal in a few hours. - Stephanie Klein
I wanted to say a lot but wasn't sure where to start; people don't want to hear about how your heart has melted into the dirt under your house. - Dee Williams
I wanted to be good but I wasn't sure if I was prepared - Leila Aboulela
Normality wasn't in the days I'd left behind me: it was only to be found in whatever fortune placed in my path each morning. - María Dueñas
When I got untethered from the comfort of religion, it wasn't a loss of faith for me, it was a discovery of Self. - Brad Pitt
And evolution wasn't even properly invented until the late 1800s. Is that enough time to get a Labrador retriever from a dire wolf? I think not. - Bobby Henderson
Killing an animal to make a coat is sin. It wasn't meant to be, and we have no right to do it. A woman gains status when she refuses to see anything killed to be put on her back. Then she's truly beautiful. - Doris Day
I made the valuable discovery that practicing wasn't a matter of time at all. It was a matter of intensity. Five minutes spent working consciously and hard at the elimination of an error, was worth five hours just playing away ignoring errors as if they hadn't happened. - Leonard Wibberley
All that time I thought she was my future, I was wrong. She wasn't my future at all. She was the door to my future. But I'm through that door now, and ready to close it behind me. - Liz Kessler
The point wasn't always to do what you want. The point was to do what you did and to do it well. - Matthew Thomas
Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality. - John Lennon
You put a new heart in Emma a long time ago, it just wasn’t the kind you were thinking of. He laughed to himself. Hope is an amazing thing. I saw it in Emma, saw it with my own eyes. - Charles Martin
I could feel the warmth of his presence as if a soft blanket had been wrapped around my soul, around my heart. It held me and protected me. It sheltered me and I knew I wasn’t alone anymore. - Colleen Houck
There was so much about our past that I still didn't understand, and I wasn't one to tell the future. I could only tell the way the world worked. History was a tangled thing, people were resilient, and the one constant law of the world was that it would heal. - Yovanoff, Brenna
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
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
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
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
At some point, our lips met and it was perhaps the most wonderful thing I'd ever experienced. And truly, I guess there wasn't just one kiss, but several. A polite frenzy. A mass migration of delicate wildebeest kisses. I remember them as one transcendent event, though. - Dean Hale
She wasn't actually speaking to me, she was singing a kind of lullaby of talk. But, eventually, the music stopped. - Alice Sebold
This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it. - Dorothy Parker
Was it hard?" I ask.Letting go?"Not as hard as holding on to something that wasn't real. - Lisa Schroeder
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
It wasn’t fair, he thought Aaron having no family and Tamara having her scary family and now Jasper. Soon, there would be no one left for him to hate without feeling bad about it. - Cassandra Clare
The heart wasn't designed to decide it was designed to feel. - Wordions
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
Luz's manner of speaking made it clear that she had no idea what she might say next. It wasn't that she made things up, strictly speaking--only that facts were merely a point of departure for her. - Daniel Alarcón
I have a book of poetry I believe many should read but in each verse you'll discover it wasn't written for greed. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I want to dream a dream so wonderful that I'll wake up sorry that it wasn't a memory. - Robin M. Helm
Come on guys, you cant fight like this forever""Actually," Simon said, raising his hand,"I can".Jace made a weird noise and I realized he was trying not to laugh-which by the way, wasn't working. - Cassandra Clare
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
As I was walking up the stair I met a man who wasn't there. He wasn't there again today. I wish, I wish he'd stay away. - Hughes Mearns
I was thought to be 'stuck up.' I wasn't. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure. - Bette Davis
Your soulmate wasn't suppose to be perfect. You were meant to see the cracks in her soul and fill them with what you have and she was meant to see yours. Together you would be complete. - Shannon L. Alder
Smartass Disciple: What were you thinking when the truth is revealed unto you?Master of Stupidity: I wasn't thinking. I was having sex when it came to my mind. - Toba Beta
I wasn't born to cook or clean,but to read and write,if you don't like me the way I am,then go fly a kite. - Besa Kosova
He wasn't sure he liked everything that was happening, but a lot of it was "cultural," apparently, and you couldn't object to that, so he didn't. "Cultural" sort of solved problems by explaining that they weren't really there. - Terry Pratchett
As I watched them file down the stairs, I didn't cry and I wasn't afraid. But I couldn't tell if it was Jesus or the gin. - Sarah Thebarge
Long ago, before I had ever seen a diamond, I read about them and I tried to imagine what they would be like ... When I saw a real diamond in a lady's ring one day I was so disappointed I cried. Of course, it was very lovely but it wasn't my idea of a diamond. - L.M. Montgomery
Marx himself wrote that capitalism produces above all its own gravediggers. Do you think that perhaps he wasn't talking about capitalism? - Paullina Simons
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'm sorry I have issues with my boyfriend doing other men. I'm sorry I have issues with me doing other men. Why was I always being made to feel guilty because I wasn't having sex with more people? Wasn't it supposed to be the other way around? - Laurell K. Hamilton
Jesus kept it simple. The lesson wasn't complicated. 'I speak; you believe My word; your son will be fine.' We complicate what God has made simple by seeing the world through human eyes. We want to see in order to believe and presume that our limitations are His. - Charles R. Swindoll
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
I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't. - Marilyn Monroe
A cynic is just a man who found out when he was about ten that there wasn't any Santa Claus, and he's still upset.
It's all nonsense. It's only nonsense. I'm not afraid of the rain. I am not afraid of the rain. Oh, oh, God, I wish I wasn't. - Ernest Hemingway
It wasn’t closure, really. But I’d said the right things. I’d hit on some truths. Maybe some things didn’t get closure. Maybe some things weren’t really worth it, or didn’t really need it, and after a while the unimportance would become obvious. - Vee Hoffman
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
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
Everyone is guilty at one time or another of throwing out questions that beg to be ignored, but mothers seem to have a market on the supply. "Do you want a spanking or do you want to go to bed?" Don't you want to save some of the pizza for your brother?" Wasn't there any change? - Erma Bombeck
I have come to the realization that I have reached the age or mental state of the entering a room with thought in mind syndrome only to find the thought took a turn and went elsewhere...fortunately it wasn't a life or death issue... Sept 24, 2016... thinking about life - kjforce
Now that he wanted to feel like he was having a bad dream, he wasn't. He was having a bad reality, and that was something from which you could not wake. - Stephen King
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
I started to be really proud of the fact I was gay even though I wasn't - Kurt Cobain
They stopped next at a bookstore. "Oh, what a delicious smell of new books!" said Ellen, as they entered. "Mamma, if it wasn't for one thing, I should say I never was so happy in my life. - Susan Bogert Warner
To Fred, those years seemed to pass like quickly skimming a book and then finding the ending wasn't what he expected. He wished he'd paid more attention to the story. - Sarah Addison Allen
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
I knew I wasn't the picture of health, but I didn't think I was headed for the last roundup. - Fannie Flagg
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
The older lady smiled a friendly welcome that rivaled her preserves for sweet appeal. She could have been someone’s grandmother complete with close-cropped white hair if she wasn’t wearing a worn Grateful Dead T-shirt over a long-sleeved thermal. The 1987 Summer Tour. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
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
...and all the people said 'What a shame that he's dead, but wasn't he a most peculiar man? - Paul Simon
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
Happiness just wasn't part of the job description back then. You tried to find a helpmate to keep the cold wind and dogs at bay. Happiness just wasn't part of the equation. Survival was. - Robin Green
High school wasn't a trial by fire or some ordeal that had to be survived. It was all a big joke. You just had to provide the laugh track. - Scott Westerfeld
Try to breathe," he said, and for the first time the only thought in my head after an instruction like that wasn't Fuck you.I breathed. - Alice Sebold
I was either still dreaming or I had entered an alternate reality where I was a flippin' insane person. I doubted I had entered an alternate reality and a quick slap to my own face proved I wasn't still dreaming. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency - P.S. Martinez
So I figured I'd leave the area, because I had no ties there anyway except for this girl I was seeing. We had conflicting attitudes: I really wasn't into meditating and she wasn't really into being alive. I told her I knew when I was going to die because my birth certificate has an expiration date. - Steven Wright
And now she must continue the day as if the strange dream hadn’t picked up her life and shaken it upside down like a snow globe, dislodging everything that wasn’t glued down."The Dream Jumper's Promise - Kim Hornsby
Maybe all the events of the last few months had occured for just one reason - to bring Thad and me together. Perhaps our being here on the Titanic wasn't pre-destination, but rather, destiny. - Suzanne Weyn
Who said you weren't good enough? If it was you then pack up that thought and send it to Mars. If it wasn't you then pack up that thought and send it back to that person. - Diana Jaber
I wasn’t anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it. - Sammy Davis Jr.
It wasn't necessary to know your own demons in order to find God. - Paulo Coelho
If this world always made sense and there wasn't the gloomy dark nights that awakened your soul, you would never grow ~ you would never become, nor seek greater version of yourself. - Nikki Rowe
Officer, I know I was going faster than 55MPH, but I wasn't going to be on theroad an hour. - Steven Wright
What drove us crazy wasn't necessarily the sexual freedom his critic claimed he was unleashing, but freedom, period. Freedom to be yourself, to express yourself, to wear what you wanted to wear, to look the way you wanted to look, to have your own style, your own talk. - Larry Geller, Joel Spector, Patricia Romanowski
There is a need for promoting women's sexual agency in today's society, because if it wasn't an issue, terms such as 'female sexual empowerment' would be made redundant. The fact that we merely have this vocabulary is indicative of that. - Miya Yamanouchi
The good psychic would pick up the phone before it rang. Of course it is possible there was noone on the other line. Once she said "God Bless you" I said, "I didn't sneeze" She looked deep into my eyes and said, "You will, eventually." And damn it if she wasn't right. Two days later I sneezed. - Ellen DeGeneres
He’d have denied it to his dying breath but Derwent wasn’t as tough as he pretended to be. For the very small number of people he cared about, Derwent would give his all. It made him vulnerable, and every now and then that vulnerability showed. - Jane Casey
Over time, I realized I wasn't necessarily seeing people or things at their best or worst; instead, I was simply seeing things as they were.There didn't seem to be a moral high road to take in most situations, and "What's the right thing to do?" wasn't an easy question. - Dee Williams
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
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
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
Maybe, it wasn't stuck in my mind. Maybe,just maybe, it was stuck in my heart for so long that it grew wings and wanted to fly, but didn't know how. - Shannon L. Alder
What is the meaning of it all, of this...of this world?'Mystery', I heard in my thoughts, or perhaps, 'mercy', but I wasn't certain of either. - Orhan Pamuk
Noah had transformed in my eyes, too, butt it wasn't because he had changed. It was my perception of him had changed. He'd always been the cool person I'd come to know and respect, I'd just been blinded by my prejudices. - Lee Strauss
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
If by the last quarter of the twentiesth century godliness wasn't next to something a little more interesting than cleanliness, it might be time to reevaluate our notions of godliness. - Tom Robbins
I always secretly looked forward to nothing going as planned. That way, I wasn't limited by my imagination. That way, anything can, and always did, happen. - CrimethInc.
‎"But when I fell in love with black, it contained all color. It wasn’t a negation of color. It was an acceptance. Because black encompasses all colors. Black is the most aristocratic color of all.... You can be quiet and it contains the whole thing." Happy birthday to (1899-1988)! - Louise Nevelson
I just tripped over a pair of shoes and almost fell down and broke my neck and no I wasn't wearing them. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Eli: People had more than they needed. We had no idea what was precious and what wasn't. We threw away things people kill each other for now. - Book of Eli Movie
All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog. - Charles M. Schulz
To do something for someone or something you loved- England or Shakespeare or a dog or the Hodbins or history- wasn't a sacrifice at all. Even if it cost you your freedom, your life, your youth. - Connie Willis
I thought no one was talking to me and the others thought I wasn't talking to them. - Jeanette Winterson
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. - Groucho Marx
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 quiet wasn't so lonely if you listened to how much sound was hidden in silence. - Rae Mariz
she enetered the room and the entire crowd stopped, who was she? even in a million moons; you will never understand her, for she is to mysterious to presume and too wise to share her light to everyone. I wanted to love her, but i could tell, i wasnt the only one. - Nikki Rowe
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
I never said I love you because I knew he would understand it differently. I loved him, and I still do, but it was as a chapter. It wasn’t as a fairytale ending. - Dominic Riccitello
I finished the [blog] post reflecting on the fact that, despite all the changes in my life, maybe I wasn't so different after all. If I typed it, maybe I could believe it, too. - Stephanie Nielson
The past wasn’t a guest you could ask to leave when you tired of its company. No, the past put up its feet and meant to stay. - Sonja Yoerg
She wasn't entirely sure how she felt, All she knew was that he entered her world And she felt more alive than she had before, secretly wishing he was feeling the same. - Nikki Rowe
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
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
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
The people you work with are just people you were thrown together with. Y'know, you don't know them, it wasn't your choice. And yet you spend more time with them thanyou do your friends or your family. - Tim Canterbury
I wasnt looking for anything when I found you & it somehow made me question what I wanted, was i ready for love? I don't think anyone is ever ready, but when someone makes you feel alive again it's kind of worth the risk... - Nikki Rowe
I wasnt political in order to be political - Jerzy Grotowski
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
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
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
And then she'll know the things I learnedThat really have no value in the end she will surely knowI wasn't born to follow - The Byrds
It wasn't the aloneness that Liz minded. It was the silence. It echoed. - Amy Zhang
The word genius was whispered into my ear the first things I ever Heard while I was still mewling in my crib, laughs Orson (Welles), so it never occured to me that I wasn't until middle age - Barbara Leaming
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
If a creative person steals your idea, he’s killing his creative ability, if he steals your art, he’s killing his art, if he makes it available to the world, it won,t create de impact you could have created, because it wasn’t from the right source. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Procrastination at the start and sometimes during the project meant there wasn’t time to execute the plans well enough. - Graham Speechley
By the time she yanked on her old jeans and a battered plaid flannel shirt, she felt almost normal. Calm, as she plugged in the coffee pot. But the nightmare was still very much on her mind, because it wasn’t a dream…It was a memory. - Dani Harper
The big bad monster wasn't green and hiding under the bed, it wore tasteless floral prints, bright scarlet lipstick and sat in the kitchen smoking and saying 'bollocks' alot. - Jo Brand
He wanted more, as did I, but we still had a ways to go. I wasn’t a tease and my demands seemed pretty reasonable: always be honest and try not to eat me. ~ Sam, Living Violet - Jaime Reed
A hundred times I must have thought of ways to take it back, but I wasn't smart enough to understand that an apology is a sign of strenght, not weakness (...) - Terry Hayes
She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together. - J.D. Salinger
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
When Albert Einstein told you to hide your source, he wasn't giving you a deliberate advice to conceal the root in which you're growing, but was to conceal the root from the eyes of people that will dare to uproot it. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Politics was his passion, but he wasn't suited for the rough-and-tumble of the game. He felt things too deeply. There was no wall between his head and his heart. - Anderson Cooper
If the race isn't over after you have won, then it wasn't your game! - Vishwanath S J
...the kind of weather that reminds you after a long winter that while the world wasn't built for humans, we were built for the world. t - John Green
My gosh, I love food. If I wasn’t an actor, I could be a completely different body shape right now. - Hugh Jackman
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
The problem was, she wanted to get loved so badly that she couldn't tell it wasn't love. - Himmilicious
i wasn't made but i was created for the better intention i know my time is coming - Futty-fuze
Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of. - Douglas Adams
If power was an illusion, wasn't weakness necessarily one also? - Lois McMaster Bujold
He wasn’t a good person, but I painted him to be and since I painted it, I believed it. - Dominic Riccitello
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
i was lieing to myself when I thought I was lost, I have never been lost - I just wasn't ready to be found. - Nikki Rowe
When God broke his deal with me, I turned to the Devil. In the end, I wasn't happy. I realized that the imagination of a perfect being was more limited than that of the imperfect one. Color me unimpressed by the Actus Purus. - Lionel Suggs
I bet all I had on a thing called love; guess in the end it wasn't enough. And it's hard to watch you leave right now; I'm gonna have to learn to let you go somehow. - Carrie Underwood
As jealousy entered, trust left... and their dream of a relationship began to wither into a nightmare... a nightmare in which love just wasn't enough. - Steve Maraboli
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
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
Why are we afraid of the silence that ensues after our death? Wasn’t it the same silence we endured before birth? Isn’t it the same silence we revel in when we are completely immersed in the present moment? Let us not be afraid. - Kamand Kojouri
The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin. - Jay Leno
And then she poked him again. Not because he wasn't paying attention but because when she did it the first time she found she liked it. Mrs. Bunny might think she was getting away with this, but Mr. Bunny was silently counting the pokes to pay her back later. - Polly Horvath
He wondered why he wasn't as in love with her as he was with...Hector had only shared enjoyment with (her)...he shared everything, enjoyment and sorrow...but for some time now they'd shared too much frustration, boredom and fatigue. - François Lelord
Big changes could come quickly, and he wondered what else might happen to his heart while he wasn't paying attention. - C. J. Milbrandt, Meadowsweet
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
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
If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great. - Tom Hanks
The best book I've ever written wasn't the first...It was the book of life. - Khali Raymond
And after that, I watched our house collapse in on itself and I spent some time lying in the rubble. Then I vanished completely. I wasn't here at all. Then you phoned. - Ali Smith
She wasn't where she had been. She wasn't where she was going, but she was on her way. - Jodi Hills
Putting food under lock and key was one of the great innovations of your culture. No other culture in history has ever put food under lock and key - and putting it there is the cornerstone of your economy.[...] Because if the food wasn't under lock and key, Julie, who would work? - Daniel Quinn
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
The new music, the bebop and modern jazz, wasn't music to him. It was choppy noise pretending to make music out of traffic jams. - Richard Flanagan
Maybe magic wasn’t the magic thing, when you grew up with it - Kami Garcia
You see it everywhere and everyone seems to be doing it but you. You could have had it as well, and you know it, and that’s what bothers you. Your worst enemy is yourself, and sadly, you know that what you did wasn't worth what you lost. - Donna Lynn Hope
I took a road that wasn't the road, but it was something I chose and that's fine. - Tom Rosenthal
I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine. - Rita Rudner
Being with Demetri wasn’t the absence of pain, it was the added presence of peace, making it easier and easier for that little part of my heart to heal again.--From Pull: A Seaside Novel - Rachel Van Dyken
Maybe is wasn't love so much as a fear of losing everything I'd accomplished. I was afraid to let go. - Dee Williams
If I wasn't so phenomenal. I would go back to you. - Coco J. Ginger
It wasn't exactly love at first sight, but it was deeper than that. A sense of belonging to a place I never knew I wanted but somehow always needed. It was a home that carried a heartbeat. - Nikki Rowe
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
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
Love was never a mistake,even when it wasn't returned. - Alice Hoffman
Death. It was something I had to think about once. Weird, right? Strange that death was ever an inevitable end, but it wasn’t anymore. Not really. I eluded it. Tricked it. It was an odd concept—the world aged, moved forward, yet I . . . didn’t. - Laura Kreitzer
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
There will come a time in every girl's life when she realizes that your ex-girlfriend wasn't crazy. Actually, she was right (about you). - Nakia R. Laushaul
told me I wasn't enough. it's funny how your weakness was blamed on how strong I am - -Shergill
I know death is coming, and I do not fear it. I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state. I am grateful for the gifts of intelligence, love, wonder and laughter. You can't say it wasn't interesting. - Roger Ebert
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
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'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
If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well. - Lawana Blackwell
I know I should have been grateful because it was a very nice thing to do. But I wasn't grateful. I wasn't grateful at all. Don't get me wrong. I acted like I was. But I wasn't. To tell you the truth, I was starting to get mad. - Stephen Chbosky
I feel there's a funny little hole in me that wasn't there before, like a splinter in your finger, but this is somewhere above my stomach. - Louise Fitzhugh
I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn't a professional, the knife had butter on it. - Rodney Dangerfield
As I ponder my pilgrim’s progress to Orthodoxy, however, I realize that I didn’t make the trip alone, but in a two-seater. And I wasn’t the one driving. - Frederica Mathewes-Green
I wasn't ready for goodbye, not now, not yet. Stay with me tonight, please don't go just yet. - Anya
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
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
It wasn’t worth it, but at the time it was. And that’s all that mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
And there never was an apple, in Adam's opinion, that wasn't worth the trouble you got into for eating it. - Neil Gaiman
It was humbling to admit that I wasn't living the simple life because I was spiritually committed to it. I was living the simple life because I was poor. - Paul David Tripp
I had a dream, which seemed so real,I was King of the world, so full of appeal,Upon waking I found I wasn't alone,In a kingdom called Home, sitting on a throne. - Omar Kiam
Elizabeth served herself to Vlad upon the Lazy Susan (Susan wasn’t lazy. She was actually dead." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
That’s when I first learned that it wasn’t enough to just do your job, you had to have an interest in it, even a passion for it. - Charles Bukowski
Just once, I wish we would encounter an alien menace that wasn't immune to bullets. - Unknown
I see where we are starting to pay some attention to our neigbors to the south. We could never understand why Mexico wasn't just crazy about us; for we have always had their good will, and oil and minerals, at heart. - Will Rogers
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
Yes... it wasn't over, it still isn't over. - Nicholas Sparks
One of the liberating effects of science fiction when I was a teenager was precisely its ability to tune me into all sorts of strange data and make me realize that I wasn’t as totally isolated in perceiving the world as being monstrous and crazy - William Gibson
If it wasn't for the elderly we wouldn't be were we are today. - Nettie Febus
I wanted to stand on the kind of holy ground that wasn't curated by church professionals, where a burning bush could blaze forth in defiance of safety regulations and outside of regular office hours. - Sara Miles
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
Even though I was fairly certain God wasn't Ted Bundy, I kept an open mind, since this phone call was getting a bit confusing. - Scott Buckel
Holy shit, you're so big."He wasn't a conceited ass when it came to his dick, but it wasn't the first time he'd heard a woman say that. However, coming from Lucie, he suddenly felt like He-Man, minus the fur underwear. - Gina L Maxwell
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 didn't have to talk, and it wasn't awkward. We were just two lonely, out of place people sharing a holiday with junk food from the vending machine and a Claymation classic on the television." oh and later "I guess its a good thing we found each other then. - J.M. Richards Tall Dark Streak of Lightning
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 sign of how worried and confused I was that I wasn’t completely distracted by the sight of his powerful thighs flexed in front of me. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
No, she wasn't losing language. She was choking on it. - Gregory Maguire
I didn't know someone whom I wasn't seeking, could make me feel like I didn't need to search anymore. - Nikki Rowe
I was going into shock. The pain wasn’t getting any better, and I thought that I would probably black out before I found out how this was going to end. Just as well—I was never particularly good at finishing things. - Joe Schreiber
She wasn't scared of going deep, deep down in a world of no air and little light - Katherine Paterson
I wasn't put on this earth to be housekeeper to my own child or to anyone else for that matter. - Lynn Freed
You didn’t understand the poem, but that was because it wasn’t for you. It was for me to understand the pain you put me through. - Dominic Riccitello
I wasn’t able to be that person for you, and I did a terrible thing. I feel awful about it. But there was something wrong between us from the start, as if we’d done the buttons up wrong. - Haruki Murakami
It wasn't until I started reading and found books they wouldn't let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else. - John Waters
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
After All The.Purge.Election.Year.2016 wasn't a big deal, it could be better, I have watched and better movies. - Deyth Banger
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
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
If I have to question a friendship, then it wasn't a friendship to begin with. - Peprah Boasiako
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
If love wasn’t conditional, every single first encounter with individuals of your 'preferred' gender would result in *love at first sight.* - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Her killer wrote a note on that stationary.""A note." Now Renquist's eyebrows lifted. "Well. That was rather arrogant of him, wasn't it? - J.D. Robb
And she knew that her fate wasn't set by how or where she was born, but the decisions she made and the battles she fought. It didn't matter if she had eight toes or ten, amber eyes or blue. What mattered was what she set out to do. - Robert Beatty
Little Joe was still behind him. Eli could feel it. He wanted to look back, but he couldn’t. The tears were too close. If he were Fancy, he’d turn around and kick and buck and moo and do just about anything to keep his calf near. But Eli wasn’t Fancy; he was a farmer. - Sandra Neil Wallace
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
It was just a job. It wasn't any special interest in consumer affairs. I needed a paycheck and the Attorney General said that I would be best to go down there, because he knew I was anti-consumer. - Dan Quayle
It's time for us as a people to start makin' some changes. Let's change the way we eat, let's change the way we live and let's change the way we treat each other. You see the old way wasn't working so it's on us to do what we gotta do, to survive.
If anarchy is chaos, and chaos is war, why wasn't a single war started by anarchists? - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
He wasn't that good looking, he had the social skills of a wet cat and the patience of a caffeinated hummingbird - Karen Chance
Unlike most fine writers, he wasn't in love with his own words. - Douglas Brinkley
I figured I wasn't supposed to be capable of that kind of thinking, and I felt like an alien. I feel that a lot, actually, in a lot of circumstances. Like I ought to be feeling something I don't. - Marina Keegan
When we first met, I didn't want to get involved with anyone. I didn't have the time or energy, and I wasn't sure that I was ready for it. But you were so good to me, and I got swept up in that. And little by little, I found myself falling in love with you. - Nicholas Sparks
You see a dead enemy soldier and you say, At least it wasn’t one of ours. You see a dead American soldier—one of your own—and you say, At least it wasn’t me. You lose a friend and you say, To hell with this. Get me out of here. - Donald Malarkey
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
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
She wasn't broken. She was just bent, over the chance of being ignored by the one she loved. - Robert M. Drake
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
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
I thought it was love, but it wasn't. It was a need to be the right girl for him. I just couldn't understand why I wasn't good enough, or how he could marry her. - Kate Stewart
Okay, so he wasn't dreaming anymore, but did this fall into same song second verse? He would just have to play this out and see what happened. - Kindle Alexander
Mary wasn't brilliant.She was a good woman who let her emotions guide her politics. She just couldn't help being for anybody who was agin something. - Murray Morgan
She referred to "home," but it wasn't a place she referred to; it was Jamie, and Louie, and her sister, and even her brother, and the rest of the Europa show people. I guessed maybe that was the key--to figure out who your home was and find a way to keep them with you. - J. J. Howard
I wasn’t finished with you, Pru, he said softly. I had plans.Oh boy. Maybe I had plans, too.Yeah? Closing the gap between them, one of his hands went to her hip, the other slid up her back to anchor her to him. Tell me. Tell me slowly and in great detail. - Jill Shalvis
Now, where had I heard drinking and brawling before? Oh right, Ashley’s father. Well, I wasn’t doing that again. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
I didn't do anything but sit quietly and pay attention to the fact that my hollow chest was still beating. I was still alive and could see that the new normal wasn't so bad. - Dee Williams
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say 'I don't know'. - W. Somerset Maugham
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
She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also true that when it came to trying to please in matters that weren't crucial to her, that didn't compromise her sense of things, she had been dishonest? - Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera
The 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
When I was young and I was forced to watch Disney films, I would fast forward the good guys, wasn't interested in princes and princesses, only by the villains. - Nuno Roque
He's a sweet man whose crime was that he didn't love me quite enough, and because this wasn't much of a crime I had to make up some bigger ones. - Nick Hornby
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 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
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
What had he ever wanted that he could not buy? And if that wasn't riches he didn't know what was. - Josephine Tey
Failure wasn't an option for those who have success today! - Mary Rodwell
She wasn't ordinary, I liked her that way. Mystery oozed from her pours as she walked so lightly I could have mistaken her for an angel. - Nikki Rowe
A man needed somebody. There wasn't anybody around, so you had to make up somebody, make him up to be like a man should be. It wasn't make-believe or cheating. The other way was make-believe and cheating: living your life without a man like him around. - Charles Bukowski
If love wasn't blind,some people don't deserve anything - Nayeem Khan
I just reminded myself that she didn't say it mean. She wasn't making fun of me. She wasn't comparing. Or criticizing. - Stephen Chbosky
No evil ever came from a woman’s womb that wasn’t placed there first by a man.’... Tantie Neptune, Lucifer's Key by , due 2013 - Charles A. Cornell
It wasn't until I was 37 that I grasped the great truth that you've got to write your own books and nobody else's, and then everything followed from there. - William Golding
What was my path to success? Well, there were some steps forward, some back, some to the side... maybe it wasn't a path, but more of a dance. - Steve Maraboli
What if I was truly my brother's keeper? And what if I really loved my neighbor? And what if it really wasn't about me but about we - where would we be? The possibilities should blow your mind. But since it's not - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The hard part wasn’t breaking up. The hard part is forcing myself to fall out of love with you. - Dominic Riccitello
Maybe it wasn't meant for me to stand on my feet; maybe I'm one of those who were born with wings and the destiny to fly. - Nouf Alfadl
If peace was really within reach wasn't it immoral to fail? - Lawrence Wright
Understanding wasn't always necessary as long as you believed.
Everywhere I read, I see a rush for love, if it comes knocking and your not ready you'll miss it; bla bla fucking bla... If love is, LOVE it wouldn't miss me and if it did, it wasn't worth my time to begin with. Never should the most important emotion of our journey be rushed. - Nikki Rowe
Being the evil undead wasn't fun anymore. For one thing, it was increasingly hard to get a library card. - Sharon Ashwood
It wasn't until I look inside myself that I found the truth of it all. - Anthony L. Williamms
But even then I knew it wasn’t me that saved her life. It wasn’t about me. I was just there while she was maybe going to die and maybe not, and then she just didn’t. - Lucy Corin
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