Quotation Explorer - 'Were'

Not so long ago we were all a tightly knit group of friends. Too bad someone had ripped apart the stitches that held us together, unraveling the cozy blanket of our friendship and leaving just enough strands to hang ourselves with. - E.J. Stevens
Those who were raised in poverty and have been successful to overcome the shame of it, understands the hardship of those who are left behind. - Ellen J. Barrier
Your lifestyle should show some form of responsibility for the nation where you were born and/or the nation where you live - Sunday Adelaja
The word "happiness" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. - Carl Jung
That was when it became abundantly clear to me that simply eating in a way that avoided hurting others was never going to be enough if my eating habits were still hurting me. - Jasmin Singer
As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation -- either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course. - Martin Luther King Jr.
i had a dream that there were these huge indoor swimming pools called 'lobbies' that poor people used to do mass amounts of laundry - Megan Boyle
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years. - Bertrand Russell
Wouldn't the worst be, isn't the worst, in truth, that women aren't castrated, that they have only to stop listening to the Sirens (for the Sirens were men) for history to change its meaning? - Hélène Cixous
Nancy Astor: "Sir, if you were my husband, I'd poison your tea."Winston Churchill: "Madame,i f you were my wife, I'd drink it!"(Exchange with Winston Churchill) - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
Only elves and trolls had survived the coming of Man to the discworld: the elves because they were altogether too clever by half, and the trolley folk because they were at least as good as humans at being nasty, spiteful and greedy. - Terry Pratchett
When we were monkeys, we were more human because we were at least not destroying the nature those days! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When I am dead, I hope it may be said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read. - Hilaire Belloc
I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. - Harriet Tubman
If there were reason for these miseries, then into limits could I bind my woes. - William Shakespeare
If the path set before her feet was to be narrow she knew that flowers of quiet happiness would bloom along it. The joy of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright of fancy or her ideal world of dreams. - L. M. Montgomery
My parents had drinks and there were crudités for us- although they were not called crudités at the time, they were called carrots and celery. - Nora Ephron
I helped with customers who raced through the front door in a mad search for the perfect gift. One that looked as if they'd put hours of thought into their choice. And yes, you're right. They were mostly men." -- Abby Shaw, Sucker Punched - Sammi Carter
[W]e are not merely tempered and schooled by failure but compelled, in however subtle a fashion, to become something other than we were. - Anthony Lane
Dividing earth and skyis not the right wayto think about this wholeness.It only allows one to liveat a more precise address--were I to be searched forI'd be found much faster.My distinguishing marksare rapture and despair.From 'Sky', in the collection 'Miracle Fair - Wislawa Szymborska
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free. - Mary Wollstonecraft
To be ignorant of what happened before you were born is to be ever a child. For what is man's lifetime unless the memory of past events is woven with those of earlier times? - Cicero
We thought we were running away from the grown-ups, and now we are the grown-ups.
I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures. - Jane Austen
The instant that any government obtains a monetary printing press, it becomes a deeply dishonest government, empowered to rob people by stealth. A government with the power to print money knows no limits. - Jeffrey Tucker
When other girls were dreaming about love, she dreamt of love too, but in an entirely different context - the ones they took for granted. - Donna Lynn Hope
Mahatma Gandi was what wives wish their husbands were: thin, tan and moral. - Unknown
Stop holding on to the broken pieces of that mirror even after you are bleeding so badly, I agree that the reflections you had imagined or saw once before were beautiful but sometimes holding on to them with a hope will just continue to hurt you even more and it will never get any better. - Akshay Vasu
Your attempt was valiant, but the fight was unfair. He was a seasoned warrior, fully armored. You were a lad with a short sword. You have a brave heart. That can be more important than size or strength. - Brandon Mull
Some friend of yours, perhaps?""Except yourself I have none," he answered. "I do not encourage visitors. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Cornelius rose. He dried his eyes. For his spirit and will were waterproof. - Phil Bildner
Were kisses all the joys in bed,/One woman would another wed. - William Shakespeare
I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well. - Henry David Thoreau
I think of these desert years of mine, not of my choosing. Maybe if it were all smooth and comfortable, if my pride and professionalism were defining life for me, God's steel-quiet, penetrating word would have been lost in the babble and sheen of success. - Luci Shaw
Only yourself can critizice your ideas for you are the only one who knows where are they coming from and how they were born. - Pedro A. Pérez Raymond
Her hair was long , her foot was light and her eyes were wild. -Keats - John Keats
Goodbyes are on of the hardest things about life. One way or another people were always leaving... Always moving on. - Karen Kingsbury
and there were times when i felt lost,but that did not stop me,for the further i went ,the more i collected myselfas i walked awayand the more i walked awaythe closer i got it to all,,,and in the end, i became the journey,and like all journeys,i did not end, i justchanged my directions. - r.m drake
Love of God and people will pave roads where there once were none. - Shannon L. Alder
Most people on the ledge of a tall building were not afraid they'd fall; they were afraid they'd jump. - Lauren Alego
It’s amazing how when we were young we wanted to know what it felt like to be older and when we are older we want the feeling of being younger again. - DeWayne Owens
Be who you are called and created to "Be" ...and that is "Different" because nothing that is "Worthwhile" and "Priceless" is not the same.... that is what makes you "Unique".... because if we were ALL the same there would not be anything worth calling creative.... - Chrissy Bee
Those who grow Tall by giving it their All, without the worry of Fall, are powered by a Passion, that is born from Inspiration. - RVM
She [Bernice] didn’t like anything that had an adult theme, with only one exception, her collection of erotic female memorabilia. They were all antiques, fragments of other women’s sexuality that was somehow easier to deal with than her own. - K. Ford K.
have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you? - Walt Whitman
I never said actors were cattle. I said that actors should be treated like cattle. - Alfred Hitchcock
It takes the trust of God for things that exist, to wait on him for the evidence of things that do not exist. Faith and hope make you to thank God for the invisible things by looking at the visible things which were once invisible too. - Israelmore Ayivor
They weren't people that liked change. They were the kind of people that would have tied change to a chair with dental floss if they could in order to avoid it. They were the type of people who desired to live in their virtual bubbles and grew to resent anyone that challenged that world. - Anna M. Aquino
More and more I knew my budding world was ruined if he were free in it. As a specimen Mr. Wallace might be my pride. Glory to him in a jar. But free! Better to release the sweet moving tiger or the delicate snake, the monumental elephant. I was just a castaway to be devoured. - William H. Gass
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
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. - C.G. Jung
We were meant to survive because of our minds' ability to reason, our ability to live with frustration in order to maintain our virtue. We wore smiling masks while dying inside. - Anchee Min
The only rules he wanted to remember were "never kiss a girl whose brothers have knife scars" and "never gamble without knowning a back way out - Robert Jordan
The question isn't whether the world is perfect.The real question to consider is: If it were, would you still be in it? - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow. - Steve Allen
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
The first lesson to learn is to resign oneself to the little difficulties in life, not to hit out at everything one comes up against. If one were able to manage this one would not need to cultivate great power; even one's presence would be healing. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
We were still young enough to remember the cubist architecture of the piles of corpses we had seen during the war. - George Konrád
Have you ever dated someone because you were too lazy to commit suicide?
Everyone who got to where they are had to begin where they were. - Richard Paul Evans
She stared at the stars like they were pillow for her mind and in their light she could rest her heavy head. - Christopher Poindexter
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration. - Charles Dickens
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
MAMMON, n. The god of the world's leading religion. The chief temple is in the holy city of New York. He swore that all other religions were gammon, And wore out his knees in the worship of Mammon. Jared Oopf - Ambrose Bierce
I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier. - Howard Nemerov
You'll change into what you were destined to be, when the world comes to end for you. - an
The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel. This is essentially the basis of all military thinking. - Terry Pratchett
Ingratitude is monstrous, and for the multitude to be ingrateful, were to make a monster of the multitude. - William Shakespeare
Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even badmouthed, but it can never be taken from you. You have the power today to reset your boundaries, restore your image, start fresh with renewed values and rebuild what has happened to you in the past. - Shannon L. Alder
Empowered Women 101: Empowered women never live the life they wouldn't want for their daughter. They teach them what self respect looks like. - Shannon L. Alder
What would beauty be if the whole world were blind? - Marty Rubin
If tears were liquor, I'd have drunk myself sick. - Mark Lanegan
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more intelligent and more educated than college professors. - Maya Angelou
Drawing and painting is like a quickie in bed. Were as novel writing is a long term relationship, much more fulling. - Tara Dobbs
If a book were written all in numbers, it would be true. It would be just. Nothing said in words ever came out quite even. - Ursula K. Le Guin
If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer? - Steven Wright
God's favor floats as it were over all this and finds joy in turning all those miseries to the greater profit of those who love Him. From toil He makes patience spring forth. - Francis de Sales
Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better. - Florence Nightingale
I realise people exist who don't read. But it's like I knew there were people who didn't breathe or eat: I can't imagine a life like that. - Sarah Rees Brennan
Why were drunks, almost always, persons of talent, personality, lovable qualities, gifts, brains, assets of all kinds (else why would anyone care?); why were so many brilliant men alcoholic? - Charles Jackson
I am not being able to figure out what is your type.slowly you changed and became a devil or you were just hiding your real face since the very beginning. - Mnzu magar
Mark 12:34When Jesus saw that he had answered wisely, he said to him, 'You are not far from the Kingdom of God. - Anonymous
Our representation of the standard criminal might be based on the properties of those less intelligent ones who were caught. - Nicholas Nassim Taleb
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
Readers can surprise you. Many times, they notice layers in your stories, that even you were not aware of while writing. - Shon Mehta
There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board. - Henry David Thoreau
I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing. - Gloria Steinem
The idea that the president has the power to craft a new strategy both overstates his power and understates the power of reality crafted by those who came before him. We are all trapped in circumstances into which we were born and choices that were made for us. - George Friedman
It is for a specific reason that you were born from that specific place. Never wish that away because it's not where you were born that matters, but who you were born to be. Jesus was born on the kraal and He became a King of Kings. - Gugu Mona
For me, it's always a little sad getting out of bed. Every morning after I get up, I always gaze longingly at my bed and lament, 'You were wonderful last night. I didn't want it to end. I can't wait to see you again. - Jim Gaffigan
If people were rain i was drizzle and she was a hurrican. - John Green
Although when there were too many people around- which there certainly were today- it was hard even to remember to say thank you: all those people were like drowning. - Robin McKinley
Good books make you ask questions. Bad readers want everything answered. - Scott Westerfeld
Be open to the realization that who you were before and who you are now are two different people, and that what may have made you happy then, may not be the same thing that will make you happy now. - Stephen Richards
In his youth, he was electrified. The stars were moving in his bloodstream. He would not have been cowed by the customs of an earthly monarch. When he loved, it was with a heat and a desperation that he carried like a sword. He loved in the way that Greeks burned cities. - Brenna Yovanoff
Then we got into a labyrinth, and, when we thought we were at the end,came out again at the beginning, having still to see as much as ever. - Plato
Sailboats with they were stars, floating softly through the sky, among our dreams that pay goodbye. - Adam Young
The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made His greatest gifts the commonest. - Martin Luther
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
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. - Charles Kingsley
But maybe they were barbarians. Maybe this is what most barbarians look like. They look like everybody else. - Susan Sontag
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
Likewise, most of the world goes to bed at night under the assumption that if they were to die in their sleep, they would find themselves standing at the pearly gates. After all, good people go to heaven. And just about everybody thinks they are good. - Andy Stanley
But what if all the tranquility, all the comfort, all the contentment were now to come to a horrifying end? - Franz Kafka
You were my dock. I am just a mere ship that has drifted farther and farther into the vast water. Many docks are in range, but I have yet to anchor and tie my rope. - A.M.L
That is the American story. People, just like you, following their passions, determined to meet the times on their own terms. They weren't doing it for the money. Their titles weren't fancy. But they changed the course of history and so can you. - Barack Obama
Throughout the house one could detect the good sense and care of a woman whose feet were planted firmly on the ground. - Gabriel García Márquez
We were all so young that there were no lines on our faces to read between. - Phyllis Theroux
The trees at Cloudwalk have been my friends for forty years. I'm sure if I were sawed in half, our rings would match. - Diane Von Furstenberg
The immediate reactions of the two superpower leaders when confronted with the gravest international crisis of their careers were much the same, shock, wounded pride, grim determination, and barely repressed fear. - Michael Dobbs
I wish that people would stop destroying other people just because they were once destroyed. - Karen Salmansohn
On Twitter, people who had read my book followed me and I could see what else they were reading, why they'd liked what I'd written and by the by, more about them than I'd ever elicit from two minutes in a tent at a book festival, stuck behind a signing desk. - Sara Sheridan
Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred. - Sir Walter Raleigh
I look at you and I can't believe someone didn't think you were enough... you're my everything. - Steve Maraboli
Like every true performer, she was intoxicated by the mere feel of the notes: they were fingers caressing her own; and by touch, not by sound alone, did she come to her desire. - E.M. Forster
Success is not what you have done compared to what others have done. Success is what you have done compared to what you were supposed to do. - Tony Evans
I hate it that Americans are taught to fear some books and some ideas as though they were diseases. - Kurt Vonnegut
Always cherish your true friends who were there when no one else was. - Heather Wolf
We didn't belong anywhere in particular any more. We were interchangeable parts in the American machine. - Kurt Vonnegut
The physicist had no time to waste on a symbol; his concern was with what the symbol denoted. To the typesetter the symbol and its denotation were bound in an organic unity. There was a meaning to the symbol itself which only the typesetter could appreciate. - K. Sridhar
Forgiveness is a transformative act because it asks you to be a more empathetic and compassionate person, thereby making you better than the person you were when you were first hurt. - Kamand Kojouri
The disempowered mind believes dreams come true; the empowered mind knows you bring your dreams to life. - Steve Maraboli
When at 15, my girlfriends started dropping out of their beloved sports teams, because they didn’t want to appear muscle-y, when at 18, my male friends were unable to express their feelings, I decided that I was a feminist. - Emma Watson
Don't suffocate your spirit for the lessons that were only passing through spring. - Nikki Rowe
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. - James Baldwin
Ten years from now, no one is going to care how quickly the books came out. The only thing that will matter, the only thing anyone will remember, is how good they were. That's my main concern, and always will be. - George R.R. Martin
People whose lives were determined for them by a group of politicians whose severing, dissecting and reattaching of their lands has turned their world into a monster that not even its creator can control. - Aysha Taryam
Little Red Riding Hood was stalked; Cinderella was abused; the Beauty had to live with a hideous Beast; Snow White was poisoned; Hansel and Gretel were meat for a cannibal… and then we wonder why our kids grow up with problems. - Ashwin Sanghi
If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised. - Dorothy Parker
For all their strength, men were sometimes like little children. - Lawana Blackwell
If a rhinoceros were to enter this resteraunt now, there is no denying he would have great power here. But I would be the first to rise and assure him that he had no authority whatever. - G. K. Chesterton
We try to grab pieces of our lives as they speed past us. Photographs freeze those pieces and help us remember how we were. We don't know these lost people but if you look around, you'll find someone just like them. - Gene McSweeney
We should feel empowered by where we came from and who we are, not hide it. It is important to acknowledge that everything we do affects our ancestors as much as they have affected us. - Lorin Morgan-Richards
The regret, these two words were etched into my forehead, I was sure. - Vann Chow
If your prayers remain unanswered, start fasting - Sunday Adelaja
In terms of the Internet, it's like humanity acquiring a collective nervous system. Whereas previously we were more like a [?], like a collection of cells that communicated by diffusion. With the advent of the Internet, it was suddenly like we got a nervous system. It's a hugely impactful thing. - Elon Musk
Do you pray for our world or just your world? If all your prayers were answered, would it change our world or just your world? - T S. Edwards
I danced as he twirled in and out of consciousness, and there we were, one in love and the other astray. - Dominic Riccitello
Failure? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks. - Dottie Walters
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
I’ve had a lot of lieutenants over the years, and all the good ones were sick, sick individuals. You might be the best one yet. - Sergeant Berland in Orphan Brigade
Don't stop yourself from greatness before you've begun from fear or from self-doubt. You were put here on this planet to do great things, to pioneer change by way of your own personal uniqueness, and to express yourself and share your happiness with others. - Kaiden Blake
When you think about the period in which Agatha Christie's crime novels were written, they are actually quite edgy for the time. - Sara Sheridan
The mistakes we regret the most are the ones we were too scared to make - Ollie Slaney
Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream. - Anatole France
Walk through life eager and open to self-improvement and that which is going to best help you evolve, because that's really why were here: to evolve as human beings. - Oprah Winfrey
Where you come from is gone, where you thought you were going to was never there, and where you are is no good unless you can get away from it. Where is there a place for you to be? No place... Nothing outside you can give you any place... In yourself right now is all the place you've got. - Flannery O'Connor
You’re beautiful. You walk wonderfully and if I were here and saw you now for the first time I’d be in love with you. If I saw you for the first time everything would turn over inside of me and I’d ache right through my chest. - Ernest Hemingway
sometimes forgiving someone it's not because he's really sorry and deserved it, but because we were worthy of tranquility. - Glad Munaiseche
Frustration and Love can’t exist in the same place at the same time, so get real and start doing what you would rather be doing in life. Love your life. All of it. Even the heavy shit that happened to you when you were 8. All of it was and IS perfect. - Jason Mraz
Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise. - Phillips Brooks
Life depends on you and your choices. The real value of your life largely depends on what you do with your life. You either move the world or the world moves you! You were born to either show the world why you were born or the world shows you why you were born, period! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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 simple you did (CRL+ALT+DELETE) to my mind! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Don't die famous. The things they will say you did and said would make you rise up in anger if you were alive. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
But it isn’t a rough draft either. The one I turned in several months ago was rough. There were some bad plot holes, some logical inconsistencies, pacing problems, and not nearly enough lesbian unicorns. - Patrick Rothfuss
Maybe to feel superior in struggle was sensed, When people were aware to fight for identity. - Marieta Maglas
As we were told about others, so others will be told about us. that is "HISTORY". and the most painfull thing about it is that, it does not repeat itself. it comes onece in life and never again. - Hamzat haruna Ribah
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. - Anthony Robbins
While the lecture itself was not bold, because my relationships were bold and intimate and risky, the lecture had impact. This experience taught me a powerful lesson about evangelism: the integrity of our relationships matters more than the boldness of our words. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number believe their wish has been granted. - W.H. Auden
Although the whole of this life were said to be nothing but a dream and the physical world nothing but a phantasm, I should call this dream or phatasm real enough, if, using reason well, we were never deceived by it.
Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born I loved you. Before you were here an hour I would die for you. This is the miracle of life.
We think of those nights spent with one or more friends, nights when we merged with the shadows and could see the world with eyes that were not our own. - Whipplesnaith
He'd been told that women were sensitive about such things, as if a scar could somehow ruin their beauty, but scars were just stories told in flesh... - Larry Correia
So, as a seventh grader,no, you weren't friends with people you didnt like. But sometimesyou also werent friends with people you did like, which was complicated, and which didnt make any sence if you tried to explain it. Sometimes things just changed. Thats where the sadness came in. - Lauren Myracle
In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri. - Douglas Adams
Hate and love were both conceived in fear, perhaps that was why they were nearly the same thing, but only one was steeped in hope. - D. Morgenstern
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
They were the men and the women of the sand, of the wind, of the light, of the night. They appeared as in a dream, at the crest of a dune, as if they were born of the cloudless sky. - Jean-Marie G. Le Clézio
Always remember that you were once alone, and the crowd you see in your life today are just as unecessary as when you were alone. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Not everyone who has killed themselves because they were HIV positive would have been killed by AIDS. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time. - Ernest Hemingway
God has always heard and answered the prayers of all who cry on Him and call His name. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
People are so fucking dumb. Nobody reads anymore, nobody goes out and looks and explores the society and culture they were brought up in. People have attention spans of five seconds and as much depth as a glass of water. - David Bowie
The bliss of the elect in heaven would not be perfect unless they were able to look across the abyss and enjoy the agonies of their brethren in eternal fire. - Gregory the Great
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
If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability. - Vannevar Bush
Species evolve exactly as if they were adapting as best they could to a changing world, and not at all as if they were moving toward a set goal. - George Gaylord Simpson
There wouldn't be a sky full of stars if we were all meant to wish on the same one. - Frances Clark
Closing one’s eyes when praying doesn’t increase the odds of the prayer being answered. It merely decreases the odds of being distracted. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Sometimes the only way to move forward is to revisit the things in your past that were holding you back. You have to deal with them head on, no matter how scary they may be. Because once we do, you will see that you can go further than you ever imagined. - Barry Allen "The Flash"
The most amazing travellers were to humble to write about it - Guido Colombo
Trying something new is like daring to speak a foreign language, you bite your tongue at first, memorize and thereafter sing it as if you were pretending to be unacquainted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
if onlyour tongueswere made of glasshow muchmore carefulwe would bewhen wespeak - Shaun Shane
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
You were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. - Zig Ziglar
The emphasis of the churches were not in how much work or home keeping is done in the four walls of the church itself, they rather told the Protestants to go prove their love to God at their work places through the quality of their works - Sunday Adelaja
Someone was going to die; of that he was perfectly sure.The only question was who. - Caroline Lawerence
I wonder why people so commonly suppose that if two individuals are both writers they must therefore be hugely congenial," said Anne, rather scornfully. "Nobody would expect two blacksmiths to be violently attracted toward each other merely because they were both blacksmiths. - L.M. Montgomery
We may say that the characters in fairytales are ‘good to think with’…[and that] the job of the fairytale is to show that Why? questions cannot be answered except in one way: by telling the stories. The story does not contain the answer, it is the answer. - Brian Wicker
The Screamingflashed me back to a timewhen mom and dad were still togetherif you could call miles apart together. - Ellen Hopkins
The Algerians were revolutionsists, they wanted land. France offered to let them be integrated into France. They told France, to hell with Fance, they wanted some land, not some France. - Malcolm X
Those eyes, they were my own kind of madness - Logan Keys
He was fortified by a memory which kept only the good things and rejected the ill. Despite his sorrows, he had had a fair share of joys and these were ever fresh and accessible. - Evelyn Waugh
It is amazing how the light can make us forget we were ever afraid of the dark. - Anonymous
Were my love the sky, it would be boundless.Were my love the sea, it would be ceaseless.Were my love the world, it would be limitless.Were my love the universe, it would be endless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I think I saw you in an ice-cream parlourdrinking milk shakes cold and longSmiling and waving and looking so finedon't think you knew you were in this song - David Bowie
We keep asking where they have gonethose years we remember and wereach for them like hands in the night - W.S. Merwin
Serendipity: Look for something, find something else, and realize what you've found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for.
We are solitary. We can delude ourselves about this and act as if it were not true. That is all. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Every heart has a story to tell. Some dreams have wings, some are torn at the seams and just sit there on the shelf. If you were to walk in my shoes, you would see that we are all the same. So find the love inside yourself because every heart has a story to tell. - Sara Haze
Sometimes living in the shadows is the only thing you can do to help a friend. Dont worry when the sun shines people will see you were always there to guide them through the pain. - Royal Cromwell
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
Our names were made for us in another century. - Richard Brautigan
It was all a matter of timing," she says. "My train was late that day. The day I saw you drop your notebook. Had it been on schedule we never would have met. Maybe we were never meant to. It was a possibility, one of thousands, and not inevitable, the way some things are. - Erin Morgenstern
Nights without beginning that had no end. Talking about a past as if it'd really happened. Telling themselves that this time next year, this time next year, things were going to be different. - Raymond Carver
Love is not all about loving everything perfect, it is when someones corrosive nature is the only thing that glues you to them which you wished it were never there. - Michael Bassey Johnson
As young adults, we were wearing the shoes of the new future. Our generation would soon be the ones to determine the political climate of our country, the constitution of a family, and the morality of man. What an awesome burden we carried. - Lynda I Fisher
One of the most difficult tasks confronting philosophers is to descend from the world of thought to the actual world. Language is the immediate actuality of thought. Just as philosophers have given thought an independent existence, so they were bound to make language into an independent realm.
If all of our sins, bad habits, and poor choices were permanently inked into our skin like tattoos, we would all dress quite modestly. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Guys like him? They were the worst kind. All looks and no heart. Guys not like him? They were all deceiving, freaking asshats. - Rucy Ban
Were not the gods forms created like me and you, mortal, transient? - Hermann Hesse
In olden days people were worse than us but knew much more than us. - Vladimir Odoevsky
One thing I have to give Christians; were it not for Sunday, every day of the week would be a workday. - Lex Allen
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
There are many things that we would throw away, if we were not afraid that others might pick them up. - Oscar Wilde
Don't plead with anyone if you were not at fault, you'll only look inferior, stupid and funny, bolster your ego by doing the undoing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Your passion sustains you. Your purpose is why you were created. Follow your passion but ensure you fulfill your purpose. - Kemi Sogunle
[Capitalism assumed] that from the beginning all men are equal. If that were so everyone would be equipped with the same working power, the same education and, above all, the same economic assets each person would [then] have only himself to blame if he did not succeed. - Knut Wicksell
In this abundant earth no doubtIs little room for things worn out:Disdain them, break them, throw them by!And if before the days grew roughWe once were lov'd, us'd -- well enough,I think, we've far'd, my heart and I. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The biologically harmful effects of man-made environmental radiation was a jigsaw of existing information that needed to be assembled by a group of independent researchers that had a broad range of knowledge and were free of corrupt corporate government influence. - Steven Magee
The room was full with voices, loud music and beautiful people milling about everywhere. But all I noticed was her; beautiful, elegant and sitting alone in a quiet corner trying to remain unseen, to blend in, to become invisible, as if she actually thought such a thing were possible. - Tonny K. Brown
If an ancient man saw planes two thousand years ago He would've thought they were birds Or angels from another world Or messengers from other planets. - Dejan Stojanovic
One day, you muster the courage and let go of the fear. In a brief moment of insanity, you give wings to the stories you had wanted to tell; some you didn't even know were in you. In that instant, something about you changes. You are born again. - K.J. Kilton
and children are still the way you were ...as a child, sad and happy in just the same way and if you think of your childhood, you once again live among them, among the solitary children, and the grownups are nothing, and their dignity has no value. - Rainer Maria Rilke
In the heart, silence becomes an echo of unanswered needs - Bluenscottish
Seven of those days were pretty good. The eighth day was the bad one. - Dennis Hopper
I find my solitude between people when they were many and I was alone. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
Maybe most people were fundamentally contradictory. The real people at any rate. - Tom Robbins
Empowered Women 101: You are either creating drama or creating memories together. The choice is yours. - Shannon L. Alder
You were chasing stones forever, forgetting the diamond within you - Skye Elf
Renee loved to do things. That was mysterious to me, since I was more comfortable talking about things and never doing them. She liked passion. She liked adventure. I cowered from passion and talked myself out of adventure. - Rob Sheffield
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. - William Shakespeare
The last I knew you were going to a party. just a few friends at the McEvoys' you told me. The science club, you told me. What happened? You got into a fight about the theory of relativity? Did creationists crash the party and start a rumble? - Tami Hoag
humility is beyond our reach. if it were a product of reaching, we would instinctively be proud of reaching it. it is a gift. - John Piper
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
Besides, immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control things. - E.L. James
Ah, youth!It was a beautiful night...The moon was out of orbit.The stars were awry.But everything else was exactlyas it should have been. - Roman Payne
... 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
You haven't lived a full life until you have been in a very tough situation when you thought you were going to die. War does that to you. - William E. Peterson
All my life, affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it. - George Bernard Shaw
If we were brought to trial for the crimes we have committed against ourselves, few would escape the gallows. - Paul Eldridge
...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
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
But we're not humanity, we're just one culture - one culture out of hundreds of thousands that have lived their vision on this planet and sung their song. If it were humanity that needed changing, then we'd be out of luck. But it isn't humanity that needs changing, it's just...us. - Daniel Quinn
How little of permanent happiness could belong to a couple who were only brought together because their passions were stronger than their virtue. - Jane Austen
... and for the first time he realized the pain inevitable in any human relationship - pain suffered and pain inflicted. How foolish we were to be afraid of loneliness. - Graham Greene
People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura oflife which bears no relation to true immortality but through which theycontinue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. Itis as though they were traveling abroad. - Marcel Proust
I think people would live a bit longer if they didn't know how old they were. Age puts restrictions on things. - Karl Pilkington
wherever you go,wherever you live, still the stars up there will remain the same, as they were when we were together. - Jaymin Panchasara
If there were something that Mother Nature or God could do with money, She or He would have sold immortality to the rich a long time ago. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The only way I can describe the extent of my anxiety is to say that I felt as if I were pregnant with a rock. - Katharine Graham
In the vast reaches of the dry, cold night, thousands of stars were constantly appearing, and their sparkling icicles, loosened at once, began to slip gradually toward the horizon. - Albert Camus
If an idiot were to tell you the same story every day for a year, you would end by believing it. - Horace Mann
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain as he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought and could be. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Some people did what their neighbors did so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them. - George Eliot
Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided. - Bible
Have you heard of the most evil things done by people in their lifetime? They have coveted men's wives, killed hundreds of Christians and sold their best friend's life away for just a few coins. Isn't it interesting that they were God's chosen in the bible? ---Saul, Judas & King David - Shannon L. Alder
You were my dream and I was just your fantasy. - Nikki Rowe
People were always ready to yield theirwills, to worship the hero, because they were not given a chancefor developing initiative, stability, and independence, said the greatnineteenth-century Russian sociologist Nikolai Mikhailovsky - Ernest Becker
Jump every hurdle. If you feel like everything negative has happened to you, you were given these obstacles because the Universe knows that you are strong enough to handle it. - Karen A. Baquiran
There once were four sistersWho were exceptionally ordinary,But desired more than a maiden should desireRavaged by their shameful wantsTheir loving hearts never bloomedInstead four wicked bramblesGrew in their placeEach taintedWith poisonous magic - Elissa Sussman
If eyes were made for seeing, Then Beauty is its own excuse for being. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
So that was where we were in our relationship.Derwent’s scale ran all the way from wouldn’t piss-on-you-if-you-were-on-fire to would-kill-for-you-no-need-to-ask-twice. I was quite glad to be somewhere near the middle. - Jane Casey
At least if you were ignorant, you could do what you wanted, you had no idea what had been achieved in the past. You were free, instead of chewed at by bleeding impotence, dissolved away like a pearl in acid. - Hamza wolf
But I will not repine. It cannot last long. He will be forgot, and we shall all be as we were before. - Jane Austen
Empowered Women 101: If he has to destroy other people to raise your self esteem and level of trust then he is not a son of God and guess what your not a daughter of God for letting him do it. - Shannon L. Alder
I have notes in my bathroom, yellow notes, and I stick 'em on the mirror, things that happened that were uplifting boosters for me. Notes that say, "Today is special, make today count." And then I have one note on the mirror in the middle that says, "Look at the other notes. - Burt Bacharach
If I were to complain about complainers. Am I a culprit comparable conveyor? Let go of the anger. It’s crimping my colossal contentment. - JT Sanz
Man acts as though he were the sharper and the master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man. - Heidegger, Martin
If the brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple we couldn't.
You go back. You search for what made you happy when you were smaller. We are all grown up children, really... So one should go back and search for what was loved and found to be real.
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
If all the people who were called "crazy" started acting "normal", we'd probably still be living in caves. - Joana James
Did they look like psychos? They were vampires. Psychos do not explode when sunlight hits them - I don't give a fuck how crazy they are! - Seth Gecko
When you were quite a little boy, somebody ought to have said ``hush'' just once.
Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise -- bureaucrats. - Alvin Toffler
Suddenly, the double doors of the parlor whooshed open. A large fleshy woman stood before me in full regalia. Her eyes were all made up, earrings and bracelets jangling. The sign in the window said Miss Sadie was a medium. From the look of her, I'd say that was a bit wishful. - Clare Vanderpool
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
The more you believe, the more you doubt. The more you doubt, the more you ask questions. Knowing that questions left unanswered is the best proof for your belief. - Sandra Chami Kassis
You have played, (I think) And broke the toys you were fondest of, And are a little tired now; Tired of things that break, and— Just tired. So am I. - E.E. Cummings
I've admired a lot of people in my life time and some of them were actually alive. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty and joy to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. - Helen Keller
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk. - Edgar Watson Howe
Photons have mass? I didn’t even know they were Catholic. - Woody Allen
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul. - Thomas Paine
You're my Star, a stargazer too,and I wish that I were Heaven,with a billion eyes to look at you! - Plato
They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were; they all fused into a single stubbornness. - Louise Erdrich
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
We resent the thought that anything can please us when someone we love is no longer here to share the pleasure with us, and we almost feel as if we were unfaithful to our sorrow when we find our interest in life returning to us. - L. M. Montgomery
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
Is it not shameful to accept God's blessings as though they were our due without thinking of the heart of the Giver, who planned them all in love for us, and giving Him the response of love and gratitude? - M. Basilea Schlink
If we could eliminate the concept of town and return to live in small villages, all world problems were solved. - Rossana Condoleo
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 first day or so we all pointed to our countries. The third or fourth day we were pointing to our continents. By the fifth day, we were aware of only one Earth. - Sultan bin Salman Al-Saud
I am the spirit of the river that caught you when you were falling as leaf, you don't remember me, but I do. - Kenza Slaoui
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas A. Edison
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of ancestors' by the records of history? - Cicerone Marco Tulliio
If human beings were really progressive creatures, then all boys would be smarter, healthier, and, wealthier, than their grandfathers. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some memories were all right, but others were dangerous. - Stephen King
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
You could tell a lot about someone by the way they carried a secret-by how safe they kept it, how soon they told, the way they acted when they were trying to keep it from spilling out. - Jennifer E. Smith
As the four girls were taking her father's life, she had tried to rush onto the stage. But two old university janitors held her down and whispered into her ear that she would lose her own life if she went. - Liu Cixin
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
Even if things do not work out as you thought they should for you, they do - in their own way, as they were meant to. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Late that night we were both still thinking about the events as they unfolded. He suggested a drive back to the water to bring some closure. As we stood in the water I felt so thankful to have been with a friend capable of hearing and expressing emotion. - Paula Heller Garland
You smiled then, and your whole face changed with it. It kind of lit up, like there were sunbeams coming from inside you. - Lucy Christopher
Once upon a time, you were everything to me..and I was everything to you. - marge baylin
If I were you I'd put that away. See you're just wasted and thinking about the past again, darling you'll be okay. - Pierce the Veil
At this the Wart's eyes grew rounder and rounder, until they were about as big as the owl's who was sitting on his shoulder, and his face got redder and redder, and a breath seemed to gather itself beneath his heart. - T.H. White
I believe that more people would be alive today if there were a death penalty. - Nancy Reagan
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a Republican. But I repeat myself. - Harry Truman
One day we were born, one day we shall die, the same day, the same second. - Samuel Beckett
Familiar words for dead black boys portrayed as complicit in their own demise. Michael Donald's body had been hanged on a Mobile street, and the police were doing the same thing to his name. - Ravi Howard
Crazy moment!! When you suddenly laughed because you remember something funny and then realised that strangers were lookin at you weirdly (why the hell he's laughin) and immediately you changed your expression to serious. - Khaled Besrour
They were from different generations, culture, nations. But even these things did not divide them so much as their separate conceptions of what it meant to be a woman. - Patricia Duncker
If it were natural for father to care for their sons, they would not need so many laws commanding them to do so.
If we discover a desire within us that nothing in this world can satisfy, also we should begin to wonder if perhaps we were created for another world. - C. S. Lewis
The new world will be a place of answers and no questions, because the only questions left will be answered by computers, because only computers will know what to ask - James Cameron
I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex. - Katharine Hepburn
When we find that we have been aroused to anger we must call for God's help like the apostles when they were tossed about by the wind and storm on the waters. He will command your passions to cease and there will be a great calm. - Francis de Sales
And I knew that in spite of all the roses and kisses and restaurant dinners a man showered on a woman before he married her, what he secretly wanted was for her to flatten out underneath his feet like Mrs. Willard's kitchen mat. - Sylvia Plath
She recognized that this city was a place that granted you only what you were willing to claim - Earl Lovelace
If I were to construct a God I would furnish Him with some way and qualities and characteristics which the Present lacks. - Mark Twain
You are important to this earth. If you were meant to journey alone, you would not have friends... - Virginia Alison
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 let out your true behaviour in the public, even if you were born nasty, make others feel you were well bred. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Outlines are the last resource of bad fiction writers who wish to God they were writing masters' theses. - Stephen King
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
The trouble with most of our prayers is that we give them as if we were picking up the phone and ordering groceries - we place our order and hang up. - Gordon B. Hinckley
If I were in his(Prophet Muhammad) presence, I would wash his feet. - Hercules
I was at a party in 1989 and Ian McEwan, Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a sofa wondering where the next generation of great British writers would come from. As we talked, it became clear they had never read a word by me. - Jeanette Winterson
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified. - Aesop
RECRUIT, n. A person distinguishable from a civilian by his uniform and from a soldier by his gait. Fresh from the farm or factory or street, His marching, in pursuit or in retreat, Were an impressive martial spectacle Except for two impediments -- his feet. Thompson Johnson - Ambrose Bierce
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. - William Shakespeare
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
Dear YOU, don’t compare yourself to ANYONE. Your Unique Self is empowered, powerful, and unstoppable! Your uniqueness is what makes you incomparable! Don’t underestimate the beauty of just being YOU. - Stephanie Lahart
I have never written on any subject unless I believed that the authorities on it were hopelessly wrong. - Samuel Butler
I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil. - Albert Einstein
In 1963, while my brothers were engaged in their lives, I call this period of my life 'my character-building years.' I adhered to the saying, 'When the going gets tough, the tough get going. - Marc Ashton
For the Three Percent:You may sometimes feel like you were born in the wrong century, or that the struggle for freedom is already lost, but weren't, and it isn't. Your day is coming. Now is the time to prepare. - Oliver DeMille
We would have broken up except for the children. Who were the children? Well, she and I were.
Even the greatest fool can accomplish a task if it were after hisor her heart. But the intelligent ones are those who can convert every work into one that suits their taste - Derric Yuh Ndim
She said that my good qualities were my bad qualities -- this I have come to realize is true of everyone. On the one hand, I was game, eager and perfectly ready to see what was in front of me. On the other hand, I had no sense of direction or destiny. - Laurie Colwin
Here were we wretched creatures of men making for each other's throats, and outraging the good earth which God had made so fair a habitation. - John Buchan
One of the reasons for the failure of feminism to dislodge deeply held perceptions of male and female behavior was its insistence that women were victims, and men powerful patriarchs, which made a travesty of ordinary people's experience of the mutual interdependence of men and women. - Rosalind Coward
Your parents weren't always like this, they only became this way after you came along. - Bill Gates
Let me advise thee not to talk of thyself as being old. There is something in Mind Cure, after all, and if thee continually talks of thyself as being old, thee may perhaps bring on some of the infirmities of age. At least I would not risk it if I were thee. - Hannah Whitall Smith
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
As we approached each other, the noise and the students around us melted away and we were utterly alone, passing, smiling, holding each other's eyes, floors and walls gone, two people in a universe of space and stars. - Jerry Spinelli
life is a question unanswered till its end - Agha Kousar
When someone's success makes you as happy as if it were your own, you know you've found someone worth holding on to. - Charlotte Eriksson
As Paul Tillich put it, suffering introduces you to yourself and reminds you that you are not the person you thought you were. - David Brooks
[He]said something that made it impossible to continue working for him.[The exact words were]You're fired. - Christopher Hitchens
You gave me the courage to love. To dared to dream for things I never imagined were possible for me. - D.C. Akers
Our mothers were largely silent about what happened to them as they passed through this midlife change. But a new generation of women has already started to break the wall of silence. - Trisha Posner
The most dangerous folly of old people who were once attractive is to forget that they are not so any longer. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
They were absolutely lovely, and in their presence, so was she. - Ann Brashares
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose. - Bette Davis
It doesn't matter you were born as Legend But what does matter is Legendary End.Think About It. - Bruce Lee
We both liked children; we just didn't want any ourselves. There were children everywhere, and we saw no reason to start our own brand. Young couples plunge into parenthood and about half the time they end up with some ghastly problem on their hands. We thought we'd leave that to others. - Thomas McGuane
We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible. You cannot educate a man wholly out of superstitious fears which were implanted in his imagination, no matter how utterly his reason may reject them. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Into blinding darkness enter those who worship ignorance and those who delight in knowledge enter into still greater darkness, as it were.
That's the funny thing about havin' a kid. They come with their own set of problems; make everything else you were worried about seem kinda silly. - Greg Garcia
This is Just to Say I have eatenthe plumsthat were inthe iceboxand whichyou were probablysavingfor breakfastForgive methey were deliciousso sweetand so cold - William Carlos Williams
I still wonder what made him leave. Were they my demons or his own? - Vaishnavi Hajari
Contrary to popular belief, some animals would not have each chosen to be a human being, if they were given the choice between being what they are and being human. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Dare to be the person you were designed to be. - Audrey Moralez
I used to think that if I were a certain kind of person I would spend all my time creating something beautiful. Well, it turns out I am, and I am. - Jason Letts
See--two who dreamed that dream, and you were one. - Caris Brooke
We must accept the idea that having a male child has a unique social and psychological meaning for a woman. Even women who led the movement to break out the passivity and sublimation of the female role were deeply influenced by the belief in superior masculine power. - Klein Carole
I was well aware of her ghosts. I'd met them, once or twice, during her darkness nights. "I knew you were my one when you wouldn't run," she said. How could I? Of course I stayed, when her ghosts scared my own away. What others were too afraid to see, meant everything to me. - J. Raymond
You think I wanted to fall for you? I stayed away from you! I gave him the chance to be with you! But there’s another part of me that asks what if? What if you’re not supposed to be with Ren? What if you were supposed to be the answer to my prayers? Not his! - Colleen Houck
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
A friend of mine once sent me a post card with a picture of the entire planet Earth taken from space. On the back it said, 'Wish you were here. - Steven Wright
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
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan W. Watts
The human mind is like a fertile ground were seed are continually being planted. The seeds are opinions, ideas, and concepts. You plant a seed, a thought grows, and it grows. The word is like a seed and the human mind is so fertile! - Miguel Ruiz
I may have become Christian, were it not for Christians. - Mahatma Gandhi
Do you remember how electrical currents and 'unseen waves' were laughed at? The knowledge about man is still in its infancy. - Albert Einstein
That was the crux. You. Only you could work on you. Nobody could force you, and if you weren't ready, then you weren't ready, and no amount of open-armed encouragement was going to change that. - Norah Vincent
We couldn’t believe our luck, and for a little while it felt like we were on some big train rolling down a hill, and all we cared about was how great it felt to be going fast. - Meg Rosoff
If a person cannot protect you, it is because you were meant to perfect them.If they cannot perfect you, you are meant to protect them. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Between the lines thoughts were felt. In a way words could never read. - Maira Cheeda
You were on the other side of the world, but I often woke with the scent of you surrounding me. I ached for you, Kells. No matter how much Kishan thrashed me, it couldn’t diminish the pain of losing you. I’d dream of you and reach out to touch you, but you were always just out of reach. - Colleen Houck
If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind. - John Stuart Mill
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children. - Kingsley Amis
If there were no God, there would be no Atheists. - G. K. Chesterton
That new technologies and techniques would be forthcoming was a fundamental article of Christian faith. Hence, no bishops or theologians denounced clocks or sailing ships--although both were condemned on religious grounds in various non-Western societies. - Rodney Stark
Consider your origin; you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge. - Dante Alighieri
What power would Hell have if those imprisoned there were not able to dream of Heaven? - Neil Gaiman
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
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
The women cried with one another, and it didn't seem to matter whether you were Jewish or Christian, you just mourned. - Harry Bernstein
And sometimes both of them forgot that what they were undergoing amid the clink of cutlery and crockery was a mutual interview that might decide whether or not they would own a common set of those items some time in the whimsical future. - Vikram Seth
A writer looks at an issue and asks, 'What if this were to occur? Or what if that was thrown into the mix? What would that look like? - Venita Ellick
You know, you can't please all the people all the time... and last night, all those people were at my show. - Mitch Hedberg
The At-mun-shi were as pagan as all the tribes in Africa, but they were peaceable and they were, as well, intense in their love of freedom. - Elizabeth Yates
Sand did not suddenly come into being because we had need for glass and silicone. Neither did wild flowers suddenly spring up because a bunch of environmentalists in Texas wanted alternative ways of helping the world without dumping more chemicals into it - these things were already there. - Stephen Richards
Everything I see in this existence tells me that we were created by the hand of a teacher. One that has left behind all the materials needed to inspire and complete our education. - Robert Anthony
People always say in the end you only regret the choices you didn't make but I really think you also regret the choices you were foolish enough to make. - Melizena
Men's eyes were made to look, let them gaze, I will budge for no man's pleasure. - William Shakespeare
Those who tried to fill the void with passion, were engulfed by it’s flames. - Meeta Ahluwalia
There were never going to be any happy ending for me. I know that now. But that is all right. That is all right. - S.J. Watson
The reason why great men meet with so little pity or attachment in adversity, would seem to be this: the friends of a great man were made by his fortune, his enemies by himself, and revenge is a much more punctual paymaster than gratitude.
I believe in the possible. I believe, small though we are, insignificant though we may be, we can reach a full understanding of the universe. You were right when you said you felt small, looking up at all that up there. We are very, very small, but we are profoundly capable of very, very big things. - Stephen Hawking
You were my marital bliss, he said to me this morning. You can be again! You know what I answered? A marital blister, that’s what we’ll have if I stay. - E. L. Neve
While others were dreaming about it - I was getting it done. - Nathan W. Morris
As individuals, great writers from Villon to Diderot to Voltaire toRousseau to Byron or Shelley have often shown themselves to beirresponsible, selfish, mean or sometimes even cowardly people. Their lives were drab or self destructive or reckless.We read them for their Words, not for their deeds. - Max Vegaritter
I want a normal girlfriend. Someone restful. You know anyone like that?""I'd volunteer if you were rich," I told him. "Like hugely rich. I could be restful for massive sums of money.""Flattered. But no. - Karen Joy Fowler
Were there but one virtuous man in the world, he would hold up his head with confidence and honor; he would shame the world, and not the world him.
I moved to New York City for my health. I'm paranoid and New York was the only place where my fears were justified.
You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don't. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. - Thomas Fuller
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. - Alice Walker
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house. - Beverly Cleary
Looking back at our lives, the unbelievable thing is that despite all the times when things felt so wrong, we still managed to meet at the perfect moment. Almost as if by some plan which we were unaware of. - John Mark Green
The Occupy Wall Street movement faltered when activists realized that traders were quite busy already. - The Covert Comic
OFFENSIVE, adj. Generating disagreeable emotions or sensations, as the advance of an army against its enemy. "Were the enemy's tactics offensive?" the king asked. "I should say so!" replied the unsuccessful general. "The blackguard wouldn't come out of his works!" - Ambrose Bierce
Through learning we re-create ourselves. Through learning we become able to do something we never were able to do. Through learning we reperceive the world and our relationship to it. Through learning we extend our capacity to create, to be part of the generative process of life - Peter M. Senge
As our larynxes descended, we were able to make sounds with our mouths in new and far more expressive ways. Verbal language soon overtook physical gesturing as the primary means of communication for all human beings except Italians. (Earth (The Book), p. 36) - Jon Stewart
​Sebastian: By your patience, no. My stars shine darkly over me; the malignancy of my fate might, perhaps, distemper yours; therefore I shall carve of you your leave that I may bear my evils alone. It were a bad recompense for your love to lay any of them on you. - William Shakespeare
You could have died later on, you could have died after peace had been declared. But, in any case, you were going to die. - Paulo Coelho
Even the littlest things were now a challenge, one I didn't understand. - Sarah Todd Hammer
we were justlooking for what couldinstead of what waswhat should beinstead of how it was - Dominic Riccitello
People change,' Sara said.'True enough,' Tsukuru said. 'People do change. And no matter how close we once were, and how much we opened up to each other, maybe neither of us knew anything substantial about the other. - Haruki Murakami
I have confidence that my prayers are answered because I sought God's will before I asked. - Davin Whitehurst
I loved you at your worst, and you were always at your worst. Nothing could stop me. Not even you. - Denice Envall
We didn't install the [Code Red] patch on those DMZ systems because they were only used for development and testing. Anonymous client, shortly after spending 48 continuous hours removing 2001's Code Red worm from internal corporate servers - Mark G. Graff
I discovered that night (in his college's student politics) that an audience has a feel to it, and, in the parlance of the theater, that audience and I were together. - Ronald Reagan
VOA no longer felt like a sanctuary but rather a mirage and we were desert wanderers. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history? - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Right from the beginning, we were born into a world where the ego rules, but when we came to God and received the new birth, we entered a world where love rules - Sunday Adelaja
We were in ways I can’t seem to grasp. We moved like fluid, scattering our love throughout each other. We moved along, out of our eyes and through our veins. It was unintentionally and in turn, unconditionally. - Dominic Riccitello
There were plenty of fishes in the pond,yet i fell in love with a crocodile. - Anjum Choudhary
It is not wise to think of people as either friends or enemies as if you were the center of the universe; many are not aware of your existance! - Salman Al Odah
She had never felt so light of heart and it seemed to her as though her body were a shell that lay at her feet and she pure spirit. Here was Beauty. - m. somerset maugham
The only things that erased my lonliness were written works - Novala Takemoto
PAINTING, n. The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic. Formerly, painting and sculpture were combined in the same work: the ancients painted their statues. The only present alliance between the two arts is that the modern painter chisels his patrons. - Ambrose Bierce
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 people were rain, I'd be a drizzle and she'd be a hurricane. - John Green
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first. - Benjamin Franklin
Haters are those, that never were given any chances, that blew their chances, or that never took the chance. - Anthony Liccione
Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults; and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage. - Thomas Szasz
Olgun! Wake up!"Her mind was filled with a sense of self-righteous andvaguely drowsy protest."Sure you weren't, she needled at him. You were justpracticing snoring, so you'd be sure to get it right later on,yes?"Olgun's response very strongly resembled an indignantsnort. - Ari Marmell
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it’s worse when you see them wearing dark glasses, having streamers around their necks and a hat on their antlers. Because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
Some people were just getting on with their lives, chatting, being young. It simply wouldn't do. - Russell Brand
Many marriages would have been laid to rest a long time ago, if they were not on a life-support machine called other people’s opinions and/or expectations. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Gods were preserved but languages were exterminated: thus was the conqueror’s will - Belcampo
Sin is nothing more than a most extreme form of amnesia. It is forgetting who were when we were created as a spirit that came forth from the heart of God the Father—as a spirit made in His sinless image. - Praying Medic
The truth was, history repeated itself on a daily basis; mistakes were made over and over. People were haunted by what they had done, and by what they hadn't had time to do. - Jodi Picoult
the government bailed out the corporate sector. while the people thay supported the government financally, were ignored and left to fend for themselves. is this what you call democracy? - Jeffrey Fischer
No, I don't like you, I just thought you were cute enough to kiss you. - Frank Ocean
For the life of me I cannot remember, what made us think that we were wise and we'd never compromise. For the life of me I cannot believe we'd ever die for these sins, we were merely freshmen. - The Verve Pipe
There are no perfect human beings and even those who we pray such as Allah, Buddha, Jesus, Krishna among others, were not perfect. - Santosh Kalwar
Suddenly the reader's eyes were filled with tears, and a loving voice whispered in his ear: -Why are you crying if everything in that book isn't true?- And the reader replied: -I know; but what I feel is real. - Ángel González
The Annual Register for 1763 tabulated the casualty list for British sailors in the Seven Years' War with France. Out of 184,899 men raised or rounded up for the war, 133, 708 died from disease, primarily scurvy, while only 1,512 were killed in action. - Stephen R. Brown
Sometimes it is best for men not to attempt to interfere with destiny. Our prayers can be answered in ways which we do not expect and do not welcome. - Wilbur Smith
Never forget that we were enslaved in this country longer than we have been free. Never forget that for 250 years black people were born into chains-whole generations followed by more generations who knew nothing but chains. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
He wondered if somewhere far off, defying the laws of science, Mitch's two screams were still echoing, if those vibrations had traveled into space, if they moved on and on like rays in a light-year. There might be other forms of life who were receiving the noise and trying to interpret the tones. - Jane Hamilton
The feeling that i showed u. You took it for granted.The efforts that I made for u.You showed me like they were never counted.The love that I gave u.You act Like u never wanted.Strange - Khan Shamim
I'm glad that life isn't like a Christmas song, because if my friends and I were building a snowman and it suddenly came alive when we put a hat on it, I'd probably freak and stab it to death with an icicle.
A fig for those by law protected!Liberty's a glorious feast!Courts for cowards were erected,Churches built to please the priest! - Robert Burns
The way in which the twists were entangled to knot up the mind-speech-body and the innate nature (relative self, prakruti), is the manner in which they will be untwisted. - Dada Bhagwan
What if the very reason you were created was to be creative? - Michelle Dennis Evans
Knowledge is a beautiful thing that can fill us with happiness. Let’s just think about our students who answered brilliantly to questions on various exams. - Eraldo Banovac
We need an infinite wisdom so that we do not continue tackling problems that were solved centuries ago. - Gugu Mona
We sometimes reveal how ignorant or bored we were when we read a book by giving it 5-stars. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I am grateful for all my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.
Worldly life is based on ‘action’ and the spiritual life is based on ‘knowing’. One does the action and the other ‘sees’. The ‘doer’ and the ‘knower’ can never be the same, they are always separate. They were separate, they are separate and they will remain separate. - Dada Bhagwan
...I should always find that the calamities of life were shared among the upper and lower part of mankind, but that the middle station had the fewest disasters,... - Daniel Defoe
Tests were always easy for me. I saw them as games, saw myself as being in a contest against a mythical adversary, and welcomed the challenge. - Walter Dean Myers
As a parent who raised his children in dysfunction, I know the parental wounds my children received were not intentional; often they were my best expression of love, sometimes coming out sideways, not as I intended. - David W. Earle
Everyone whirled around her, entranced by the stories in which they recognized themselves, but in the stories they were also more than themselves and it always felt at the end fulfilled, not meaningless and empty like life can sometimes feel. - Francesca Lia Block
A strong woman strengthens women. An empowered woman empowers women. When one woman rises we are all elevated. - Toni Sorenson
She didn’t need hope anymore because she knew the things you wanted weren’t necessarily the things that you needed. She knew that the things that were meant to be just happened. You couldn’t control them like she once thought. - Holly Hood
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
Then I had to decide if I needed to wear shoes that kicked ass or were good for ass kicking, on account of there's a difference you know. ~ Finger Lickin' Fifteen - Janet Evanovich
You were born a star; autograph your life with excellent works. - Matshona Dhliwayo
She had horses who were the blue air of the sky. - Joy Harjo
Life is not meant to be lived on the sidelines or the edge of the pool. It is meant to be embraced, inhaled, and devoured. It is meant to be tasted, chewed and swallowed, savoring each and every experience as if it were the most delicious delicacy ever eaten. - Monica E. Tunnell
As if I were the funniest, weirdest girl in the world - that's how he used to look at me. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Empowered girls will be the women that change this world. - Eileen Anglin
There were a story scripted on the wall, no words used though, just pictures, memories, from another world. Her happy place. - Stine Saugmann
Gwynned lies two days westwards; still further south, the weregeld calls. Mayhap with All-Father Woden's favour, my deeds may yet inspire the skalds. - George Gordon Byron
Do not seduce yourself to temporary person, as you may aware that people doesn't have much time to remember that feeling which you were shared. - Anuj Kr. Thakur
Don't be afraid to be who you are, we were created to perfect in our own imperfect way. - Kendal Rob
Desire, even in its wildest tantrums, can neither persuade me it is love nor stop me from wishing it were. - W. H. Auden
I just knew there were stories I wanted to tell. - Octavia E. Butler
High powered radio frequency (RF) transmitters really need to be reclassified as an industrial application and banned out of residential communities that have developing babies and children. - Steven Magee
Gone are the days when women were attracted by a man's hansomeness. Today, we are talking about cash, and your compromise to become a tiger in bed. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Many survivors insist they’re not courageous: ‘If I were courageous I would have stopped the abuse.’ ‘If I were courageous, I wouldn't be scared’... Most of us have it mixed up. You don’t start with courage and then face fear. You become courageous because you face your fear. - Laura Davis
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
If the bird does like its cage, and does like its sugar and will not leave it, why keep the door so carefully shut? Why not open it, only a little? Do they know there is many a bird will not break its wings against the bars, but would fly if the doors were open? - Olive Schreiner
I had a million questions to ask life, and they were all answered by one word: love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The world offers you comfort. But you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness - Pope Benedict XVI
If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. - Emily Dickinson
We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon. - Jimmy Carter
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
On the other hand, she was disproportionately indulgent towards the failings of men, and was often heard to say that these were natural. - George Eliot
That's rather a broad idea," I remarked. "One's ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature," he answered. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Christian discipleship is a decision to walk in his ways, steadily and firmly, and then finding that the way integrates all our interests, passions, and gifts, our human needs and eternal aspirations. It is the way of life we were created for. - Eugene H. Peterson
The sea waves stirred before methey dashed against the rocksLike a mermaid rising from its depthscurled white sea foam were her locks... - Giselle V. Steele
She lies there in waitAnd feeling so hollow.Can't find love in this place,Left alone with her sorrow.All the promises you madeWhen you stood by her side were so brokenWhen you threw it away - Of Mice & Men
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. - Agatha Christie
The couch and I were what I would describe as frenemies. I loved to hate it. It was too small for my frame. I had tried to tell my wife that fact when we bought it off of Craigslist, but she assured me that it went perfectly with our room decor and it was a good deal. - Anna M. Aquino
Some of us are crèmes brûlées, unfortunately in the presence of those who would rather have corn dogs. We can try to degenerate into corn dogs to make them happy, or we can just accept the fact that we were made for Paris! - C. JoyBell C.
If there were ever such a thing as a unique opinion, history would probably be less inclined to repeat itself. - Gavin Mills
It became clear to her that all men, however respectable in appearance and however elevated their position in society, were utter weaklings in front of a beautiful woman. - The Yacoubian Building, p. 42 - Alaa Al Aswany
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
His eyes made a slow scan of my closet doors, which were cracked. "I thought I heard something.""Yeah, well, guess what? I’m a living, breathing person, and every now and then I make noise! - Becca Fitzpatrick
The man had a smooth voice, like velvet. I’m Detective Inspector Me. Unusual name, I know. My family were incredibly narcissistic. I’m lucky I escaped with any degree of humility at all, to be honest, but then I’ve always managed to exceed expectations. - Derek Landy
I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be inferior. - Katherine Hepburn
The metamorphosis of your life begins with your mental appreciation for the cocoon stage of your journey. The adversities, the struggles, the perils of life are what either destroy your motivation or encourage your transformation to become what you were truly born to be. A WINNER! - DeWayne Owens
Looks like I'm going to have to kill him with kindness. That's the way Gran always taught me to treat people who were mean to me. - Michelle A. Valentine
Don't let your tragedies fool you, they were never meant to alter your path; just re-pave your direction. Spend time nurturing the things that once tore you apart and you will find within you, your most empowering strength. - Nikki Rowe
They all behaved as if they were absolutely disgusted by this, and amid the ribbing and hilarity that this elaborate performance of disgust and envy produced they were able to hide their true feelings of disgust and envy. - Jonathan Lynn
We have come out of the time when obedience, the acceptance of discipline, intelligent courage, and resolution were most important, into that more difficult time when it is a man's duty to understand his world rather than to simply fight for it. - Ernest Hemingway
It doesn't matter how long we walked, the only thing matter is that - "we were together or not - Piyush Paudyal
There are only two classes of people. "The Clear", powered by their confusion and "The Confused", powered by their clarity - Prabhukrishna M
It does not matter how strong your gravity is, we were always meant to fly. - Sarah Kay
The numbness will go away, he thought. It'll take time, but I'll do it, or Faber will do it for me. Someone somewhere will give me back the old face and the old hands the way they were. Even the smile, he thought, the old burnt-in smile, that's gone. I'm lost without it - Ray Bradbury
i choose to focus my energy on what I believe deserves my time, life passes us by so quickly and before we know it; were looking back at our story, make sure the choices you decide on; will give you a movie worth watching. - Nikki Rowe
I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. - Steve Jobs
Democracy is a system were ignorants choose a government, comunism is a system where ignorants govern themselves. - Daniel Delgado F
If the world were so organized that everything has to be fair, no living creature could survive for a day. The birds would be forbidden to eat worms, and everyone's self-interest would have to be served.
Loosers want it but only through the easy way. If action taking were like reading a story book, loosers would only love to open the picture pages - Israelmore Ayivor
Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
If we were to behave half as well as we believe others ought to behave, we might prove ourselves as grand in character as excuses and justifications prevent us from being. - Richelle E. Goodrich
A good mother does not live only for her children. She always has some bond with other mothers, no matter what class, nationality or race they may be. All mothers have the same joys, the same sorrows, the same anxieties. All mothers think first of their child and of children. - Werenfried Von Straaten
Were revolutions ever really what we thought them to be? - Rebecca Solnit
We have shared the incommunicable experience of war, we have felt, we still feel, the passion of life to its top. In our youth our hearts were touched with fire. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Would you produce, create and bring value to the world if it weren't for money? Or would you veg out? The necessity of money keeps people relevant and active. The paradox is that people who stay relevant and active make money. - Richie Norton
I didn't know how you'd get us out of that last one. But you did. You were good. - Orson Scott Card
Sure, we thought the acresThat we tilled were sacred,But how could we have knownThat wheat can haunt like ghosts - Sherman Alexie
If one religion were 'true,' we would expect to see, even if only once in all of recorded history, a religious missionary that had stumbled upon a culture that shared the same revelations brought forth by the same deity. - David G. McAfee
You are asking me questions I cannot answer. All I ask is that you do not fear Avanti’s judgement and that you live your life from this point, as if it were the only life you had. Make the most of each day you live, make every moment count.’~Elden RothDeathsworn Arc 4: Rise of the Archmage - Martyn Stanley
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained - Walt Disney Company
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? - Abraham Lincoln
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. - Thomas Aquinas
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight? - Al Boliska
Throughout our lives, after all, we look for a story of our origins, to tell us why we were born and why we have lived. - Umberto Eco
I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too. - Steve Martin
Depressed beyond what I'd previously thought possible, I stripped, showered, and slipped on a fresh pair of jeans and a tee shirt and headed for my mom's, trying to figure out why a bank would charge twenty dollars for insufficient funds when they know you don't have it. - Kit Frazier
funny how our heartswere designed to loveso fiercely.but break ever so gently. - Sanober Khan
When the finish line seems too far away, remember how you felt when you were back at the starting line. Regain that motivation to recharge your momentum. - Toni Sorenson
Conversationally, we were Fred and Ginger -- spin, slide, shuffle, bend. - Marisa de los Santos
Love as if you were born to just love and have nothing else to do in this universe. - Debasish Mridha
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. - Rodney Dangerfield
Every loss and negative experience is a catalyst for positive change. They are meant to help us grow and become the people we were meant to be - Mike Denaro
Like a bird, my thoughts were flying away so I became a writer to cage my thoughts with paper and pen. You should not call me a writer but rather a catcher of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
How can a question be answered that asks a lifetime of questions? - Norman Maclean
Drive-in banks were established so most of the cars today could see their real owners. - E. Joseph Cossman
If everything on earth were rational, nothing would happen.
If anger were mileage, I'd be a very frequent flyer, right up there in First Class. - Gina Barreca
The way you’re talking… Tears were shining in Kian’s eyes. It sounds like you don’t think you’re coming back. Kian to Bree, Spring Frost (Frost Series #7) - Kailin Gow
The Gelaming regarded themselves as a force for good, and in many ways they were, but they were also inexorable and their compassion could often feel like oppression. - Storm Constantine
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it. - Salman Rushdie
Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not. - George Bernard Shaw
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
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."
If that the world and love were young, And truth in every shepherd's tongue, These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy love. - William Shakespeare
Apparently Lord Wyndham did regularly donate books to various museums around London. They were usually ones which he had collected earlier, but which were no longer of interest to him or his associates. Irene twitched at the very notion. Give books away? How very frivolous, she finally said. - Genevieve Cogman
It was unhealthy to get too attached. Such things were best reserved for people who had a life expectancy - Matthew S. Williams
We were not born into this life knowingthat we were going to becomerich or poor, striving or with a celeb status, sick or healthy.But one thing that I know is thatthe human mind is a powerful tool to achieve success. No matter the circumstances,greatness is when you pushyourself above the odds. - Henry Johnson Jr
Genius might well be defined as the ability to makes a platitude sound as though it were an original remark.
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
Electricians that like good health avoid the known biologically toxic very high powered electrical utility jobs. - Steven Magee
If you enjoy peace now, remember it is out of the toils of those who were gone before you. The question is "will you leave peace behind you when you are gone"? - Israelmore Ayivor
The trees and shrubs rear white arms to the sky on every side; and where were walls and fences, we see forms stretching in frolic gambols across the dusky landscape, as if Nature had strewn her fresh designs over the fields by night as models for man's art. - Henry David Thoreau
If you were Catholic, you'd singe the ears of the priest you confessed to. - Jeaniene Frost
Why weren’t you beautiful? That would’ve solved everything.’('Left from Dhakeshwari') - Kunal Sen
Our parents were our first gods. If parents are loving, nurturing, and kind, this becomes the child’s definition of the creator. If parents were controlling, angry, and manipulative, then this becomes their definition. - David W. Earle
(Kaylee) Tell me I'm pretty, Wash.(Wash) Were I unwed I would take you in a manly fashion.(kaylee) Because I'm pretty?(Wash) Because you're pretty. - Brett Matthews
Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away. - Thomas Fuller
Some people will never know how close they really were to success because they threw in the towel right before their big break. - Dawn Gluskin
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it. - Douglas Adams
Their boots were black and shiny and your treasures gleamed like stars,Bones from deep down in the fertile crescent. - John Darnielle
I oppose same-sex marriage but I would advance equal rights in employment for gay and lesbian people. I appointed a few judges who were gay and I had few people in my cabinet that I found out were gay. I never asked peoples sexual orientation. - Mitt Romney
As she cried, I could feel growing there, as had once before, a presence between us: the tiny perfect form of Sherry nestled between her parents' bodies. Our bodies were shaped by her absence, by the almost unbearable weight of her loss. - Robert J. Wiersema
No one dreamed them up. No one needed to. The vampire clawing at the window, the werewolf prowling the moor, the hags at the crossroads they lurked here already. Some nightmares are ancient, as old as civilization. Some are older still. - Robert Dunbar VORTEX
Millions of deaths would not have happened if it weren’t for the consumption of alcohol. The same can be said about millions of births. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Beauty is a matter of perspective.Darling keep in mind that those standards that you’re trying so hard to meet were made by imperfect beings themselves. Love yourself more. - dandelionlady96
We were created with great beauty. We must strive to look our best at all times. It's a gift we give to others. - R.J. Francis, from The Orphan's Secret
I don’t understand how I could have believed you were a warm, affectionate, and tenderhearted person! You’re obviously as prickly as a porcupine and any man who comes close to you will end up with a face full of quills! - Colleen Houck
I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves. - Bruce Grocott
Life seemed to him to be a narrow cage, and her iron bars were many and dense, and there was only one way out. - Leonid Andreyev
You were not created to come to this earth and say "me too I came to live some". You were create to make a difference! - Israelmore Ayivor
All of my bad ideas were always my best. - Dominic Riccitello
I thought we were going to take a 20-mule team out to the Grand Canyon and get a Bunsen burner and a bow and arrow, and whatever you can catch you cook. And it’s gotta be gourmet and it better look good. - The Creators of Top Chef
Storms don't come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean. - Shannon L. Alder
The reason sex is fun is not to cater to the desire for individual human pleasure, but because hunanity would have ceased to exist a long time ago if it were drudgery. - Joe Beaton
If everyone just accepted you the way you are, then, probably, you'd still be the way you were. So for anyone who didn't accept you at one point, just give 'em a smile in your heart and say, "Thank You"! - Ufuoma Apoki
HARMONISTS, n. A sect of Protestants, now extinct, who came from Europe in the beginning of the last century and were distinguished for the bitterness of their internal controversies and dissensions. - Ambrose Bierce
Nobody has things just as he would like them. The thing to do is to make a success with what material I have. It is a sheer waste of time and soulpower to imagine what I would do if things were different. They are not different. - Dr. Frank Crane
Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root that takes the reason prisoner? - William Shakespeare
Leaving town I sat next to a senseless and beautiful boywho asked where I live.His unwashed hair or the way his eyes were just eyes…the soul is a tiring thing. You can have it.I don’t know what you mean’s what I told him.It’s more simple than that. I’m just passing through. - Alex Dimitrov
At Christmastime, whenever I feel overwhelmed and a little out of sorts, all I have to do is think of my father and the things he'd be doing if he were here and I smile. - Peggy Toney Horton
What we do is less than a drop in the ocean. But if it were missing, the ocean would lack something. - Mother Teresa
When it's all over, it's not who you were. . . it's whether you made a difference.
Oh God, Oh God! that it were possibleTo undo things done; to call back yesterday!That time could turn up her swift and sandy glass,To untell days, and to redeem these hours. - Thomas D. Heywood
we were made to be like this; filled with ashes and feels, burning down to what we dont want to be and what we dont want to see. sins? they are just a choice. - malaika tanweer
Sometimes being a good parent is admitting that you weren't a perfect parent. - Colleen Ferrary Bader
Instead of letting our emotions run amok with our minds, we can use our minds as tools that allow us to build realities that serve us better,and we attract what we are meant to attract because we are aware and self-empowered enough to choose most of the time. - Jay Woodman
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry; But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain. - William Shakespeare
so convincing were those dreams of being awake that he woke from them in a state of complete exhaustion, and had to go straight back to sleep again. - Joseph Heller
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
I said : "There is a formula for beauty?"He answered : "More than one. - Sean Micheal
One grey hair appeared on my headI plucked it out with my hand.It answered me: "You have prevailed against me alone -What will you do when my army comes after me? - Yehuda HaLevi
And how will this come to pass?' He paused and lowered his voice. ' In the same way all change comes to pass, I fear, And I am sorry it is so. It will come to pass by violence and upheaval, by flame and by fury, for no change comes calmly over the world. - Walter M. Miller Jr.
It's like someone took the darkness of the universe and put it into your eyes... You became a slave to the monsters living in you. You were light, but now you allow it be seen. - Kenza Slaoui
He was the monster that no one thought to look for in the light of day. It was a common mistake. People often believed they were safer in the light, thinking monsters only came out at night. But safety - like light - is a facade. Underneath, the whole world is drenched in darkness. - C.J. Roberts
We were not placed on an empty island for a reason, we were placed into communities to BUILD RELATIONSHIPS and Help ONE ANOTHER! - Manuel Corazzari
There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror. - W. Somerset Maugham
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
If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up. - Abraham H. Maslow
They were the sort who berated a man for meddling and chased him away, then berated him again for not being there when he was needed. Not that they would admit he was needed, even then, not them. Raise a hand to help and you were interfering, do nothing and you were an un-trustworthy wastrel. - Robert Jordan
She was conscious that the things she did were the things she had always wanted to do. - Zelda Fitzgerald
In a place filled with fears, they were looking for the man who had none. - John Katzenbach
We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everyhwere. - Tim McGraw
the best of" show was completely gone and we were in big trouble, except we didn't really care. - Tina Fey
Adventure! People talked about the idea as if it were something worthwhile, rather than a mess of bad food, no sleep and strange people inexplicably trying to stick pointed objects in bits of you. - Terry Pratchett
The evils arising from the loss of her uncle were neither trifling nor likely to lessen; and when thought had been freely indulged, in contrasting the past and the present, the employment of mind and dissipation of unpleasant ideas which only reading could produce made her thankfully turn to a book. - Jane Austen
The waves of regret were gentle, but I knew they would ripple on forever. - Yōko Ogawa
Jay-Z and Kanye West are to authentic rap culture what diseased rates were to 14th century Europeans - Dean Cavanagh
If Thy dear home be fuller, Lord,For that a little emptierMy house on earth, what rich rewardsThat guerdon were. - Amy Carmichael
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. - George Orwell
All governmental intervention has as its object a forcible altering of what people would do were they unrestrained.
If ‘one’ really were the sufferer or the enjoyer, then he would get tired. But the Self in reality is not experiencing anything. He simply does egoism only. - Dada Bhagwan
There cannot exist in the future an economy which is still mercantile but which isn't capitalist anymore. Before capitalism there were economies which were partially mercantile, but capitalism is the last of this genre. - Amadeo Bordiga
Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date. - Dale Carnegie
Sometimes the most difficult relationships to get over are the ones that never were. - Brenda Priddy
Technology is anything invented after you were born. - Alan Kay
We talk relationship but we live religion, with unsatisfying results. Christianity defines itself, first and foremost, as a relationship with God. Even though this is true, our human nature tends toward living a relationship with God as if it were a religion - Mark Cowper-Smith
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan
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
I stood in the isle thinking about my future, while the man next to me complained, but when I asked him what his dream was he never answered. - James Jean-Pierre
Sunday: A day given over by Americans to wishing they were dead and in heaven, and that their neighbors were dead and in hell. - H. L. Mencken
Their plans were improved with the best advice.
That's the best thing about little sisters: They spend so much time wishing they were elder sisters that in the end they're far wiser than the elder ones could ever be. - Gemma Burgess
Once, my enemies were those I could seeNow the devil lies deep within meBut angels still nudge me, whispering follies of sinThis war is mine, and mine alone, to win. - Sarah Brownlee
You can’t live your life thinking death is going to come all the time. You have to live life and if it comes, then we can only hope we were able to do all the things we wanted. He has to want to do something. Everyone does. - Shelena Shorts
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable. - Madeleine L'Engle
If you want your prayers answered, you get off your knees and do the one thing you’re praying someone else will do for you. - Shannon L. Alder
We were not sent into this world to do anything into which we cannot put our hearts. - John Ruskin
Not only were science and religion compatible, they were inseparable--the rise of science was achieved by deeply religious Christian scholars. - Rodney Stark
Most priests wish they were as righteous as they seem to most members of their congregations. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown. - Carl Sagan
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. - Abraham Lincoln
If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet...maybe we could understand something. - Federico Fellini
Education does not take place when you learn something you did not know before. Education is your ability to use what you have learned to be better today than you were yesterday. - Iyanla Vanzant
The walls were lined with books, many of them in foreign languages, like insulation against the immediate present. - Ross Macdonald
Quit worrying so much about the boards and nails of your life. Focus on the stuff that lasts. He glanced through the window toward the glowing light of the kitchen where Meg and my mom were laughing about something. - Laura Anderson Kurk
In books I meet the dead as if they were alive,in books I see what is yet to come...All things decay and pass with time...all fame would fall victim to oblivionif God had not given mortal men the book to aid them. - Richard de Bury
There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive. - Oprah Winfrey
Maimed, mad, and sexually different people were believed to possess supernatural powers by primal cultures' magico-religious thinking. For them, abnormality was the price a person had to pay for her or his extraordinary gift. - Gloria E. Anzaldúa
As long as he deceived himself about the truth, he could blame fortune and have confidence in the future. Now the clouds of madness were closing round his mind. - Hermann Bahr
If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like. - Phyllis Diller
I know you weren’t born to make people happy, but if you did one day someone else will make you happy too. - Amna.s
It was a bitter moment for us. We weren't two mature parents. We were just two kids playing grown-up. We still needed Mommy and Daddy's permission, blessings, and money to survive. - Erma Bombeck
It is not required that we know all of the details about every stretch of the river. Indeed, were we to know, it would not be an adventure, and I wonder if there would be much point in the journey. - Jeffrey R. Anderson
Let'sss just kill him," said the shorter Ra'zac. "He has caused us much grief." The taller one ran his finger down his sword. "A good plan. But remember, the king's instructions were to keep them alive."-from Eragon, Chapter Title: The Ra'zac's Revenge. - Christopher Paolini
The word "good" has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man. - G.K. Chesterton
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place. - Abigail Van Buren
In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them. - Brooks Atkinson
You might say no, you will never do that, that’s not you, not who I know, not who I thought you were, and I will say "watch me". - Charlotte Eriksson
I believe until fairly recently our destructions of nature were more or less unwitting -- the by-products, so to speak, of our ignorance or weakness or depravity. It is our present principled and elaborately rationalized rape and plunder of the natural world that is a new thing under the sun. - Wendell Berry
Nothing is quite as beautiful as seeing someone do exactly what they were designed to do, to watch someone who has found that thing, that passion, that singular calling and expresses it with conviction. - Lori Stanley Roeleveld
Women should not feel obliged towards any men for eternity. They earned this privilege by gathering berries, digging roots, picking wild rice, and chewing the skin to make it soft for 999 thousand years, while the men were having fun in the open chasing deer and fighting among themselves. - Vinko Vrbanic
...I was shocked and astonished when a daring little girl -- a cousin I think -- having waited under a group of trees in the avenue, where she knew [my grandfather] would pass near four o'clock on the way to his dinner, said to him, 'If I were you and you were a little girl, I would give you a doll. - W.B. Yeats
If there were a party of those who aren't sure they're right, I'd belong to it. ~(Camus, as quoted by Tony Judt) - Albert Camus
She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their very shell. - Marita Bonner
Many people who became successful were once first time global failures. But because they didn't give up on their dreams, failure could not sink them. They triumphed at last! - Israelmore Ayivor
When we live free in the eyes of our spirit, everything superficial that we were once conditioned to believe no longer matters. We should live only with the intention of LOVE and channel that power outward into the world. - Karen A. Baquiran
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
To treat fiction as if it were a religious or moral sermon is about as far from the actuality of literature as it is possible to get and indeed it is, in my opinion, the purest form of intellectual barbarism. - Edward W. Said
I kept thinking how they were all names of dead people, and how names are basically the only thing dead people keep. - Jonathan Safran Foer
If we were able to distill all human experience to its essence, it would be a question on the lips of a man named Jesus. As he asked Peter, he asks all mankind, "Who do you say that I am?" "Our idea of God," observed Thomas Merton, "tells us more about ourselves than about Him. - Ron Brackin
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
It is important to note that when Mary Magdalene and other women were chosen by Jesus to bring the important news to the men, the men did not believe the women. Today 2,000 years later men still don't believe women when they say "We are also chosen by Jesus to be leaders in the church. - Roy Bourgeois
I lost my father this past year, and the word feels right because I keep looking for him. As if he were misplaced. As if he could just turn up, like a sock or a set of keys. - Mark Slouka
It was easier to come to maturity when there were more well-defined philosophical options. - David Brooks
All that day she felt as if she were acting in a theatre with better actors than herself, and that her bad performance was spoiling the whole affair. - Leo Tolstoy
Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected. - Courtney Milan
They say if you're a better person today than you were yesterday you're well on the road to perfection. So I figure if I'm a real snot today, tomorrow I should make huge progress. - Richelle E. Goodrich
For those who were born lovers, falling in love is neither an option nor a decision. it is a matter of existence. - Sameh Elsayed
If there were no women then men would still be living in the jungle. - Debasish Mridha
Jews were expelled to Israel, Protestants were expelled to the USA and where should the Muslims go? - Daniel Marques
Always look up to the better. They tell you where to go but never look down upon inferior because you know, you were once there. - Prashant Balan
If you are a musician,sing to one as if you were singing to a million.If you are a dancer,dance to one as if you were dancing to a million.If you are a performer,perform to one as if you were performing to a million. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Vampires were myths, childhood stories– as were werewolves, mermaids and dragons. I believed none of it. - Ashley Madau
Yet even then the music has still a quality stern and implacable, deliberate and without passion so much as immolation, pleading, asking, for not love, not life, forbidding it to others, demanding in sonorous tones death as though death were the boon, like all Protestant music. - William Faulkner
My reasons to liveWere my reasons to dieBut at least they were mineNow I've freedom unboundCut the laces of life - Emilie Autumn
You were, arecactus tourism. meeting you: granularfractals borrowed from oceans. - Virginia Petrucci
They were the Saturday Club, a secret society of which only the four of them were aware and which none other could join. - Ben Elton
I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians. - Francis Ford Coppola
Isn't it funny? You hear a phone ring and it could be anybody. But a ringing phone has to be answered, doesn't it? (Phone Booth ; The Caller) - Deyth Banger
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enought to know they were impossible. - Doug Larson
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were decievers ever,- One foot in the sea and one on shore, To one thing constant never. - William Shakespeare
I know many people who believe in God, and I expected to find Him on my way to the South Pole if he exists. My religious experiences were very different however, [only] involving myself, nature and the universe. - Liv Arnesen
We only knew then that there was always the war, but that we were not going to it anymore. - Ernest Hemingway
You were the hardest year of my life and I’ve never been so happy. What does that say about me? - Charlotte Eriksson
If it weren't for caffeine I'd have no personality whatsoever! - Anonymous
RANK, n. Relative elevation in the scale of human worth. He held at court a rank so high That other noblemen asked why. "Because," 'twas answered, "others lack His skill to scratch the royal back." Aramis Jukes - Ambrose Bierce
I wish there were strict laws to stop people from corrupting other people's mind with their negativity thus influencing them to form biased opinion of someone, some situation or overall way of living. - Arti Honrao
I wore your promise on my finger for one yearI'll wear your name on my heart til I dieBecause you were my boy, you were my only boy forever. - Coco J. Ginger
There, amongst the angry water was the glow of green eyes, hundreds of them encompassed the entire area...We were completely and totally surrounded. They all hung just below the water waiting for a sign to attack. There was no hope. We would all perish... - Meredith T. Taylor
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You were a stranger to sorrow: therefore Fate has cursed you. - Euripides
Despite what you think you know, sometimes your plans may be interrupted. Because you were designed for a purpose. You are on a mission to achieve greatness. No matter what obstacles lie in your path, you will reach your destination. Remember God's grace is sufficient. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Satisfaction is ending each day knowing you were kind, honest and treated people well. - Karon Waddell
All of us were once children, but only some of us remember that - Steven Aitchison
Even though she was soft and kind, her thoughts were strong like steel. - Debasish Mridha
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
When you were born you were crying and everyone else was smiling. Live your life so at the end, your're the one who is smiling and everyone else is crying. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Maybe we weren't at the Last Supper, but we're certainly going to be at the next one. - Bella Abzug
Thus many a melody passed to and fro between the two nightingales, drunk with their passion. Those who heard them listened in delight, and so similar were the two voices that they sounded like a single chant. Born of pain and longing, their song had the power to break the unhappiness of the world. - Nizami Ganjavi
Creation is a knack which is empowered by practice, and like almost any skill, it is lost if you don't practice it. - Wallace Stegner
What once were vices are manners now. - Seneca
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place. - H. L. Mencken
Trees are selfless, so all species thrive. If they were like humans, the world wouldn’t survive. - Vinita Kinra
We feel that even if all possible scientific questions be answered, the problems of life have still not been touched at all. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Etymology, n.: Some early etymological scholars come up with derivations that were hard for the public to believe. The term "etymology" was formed from the Latin "etus" ("eaten"), the root "mal" ("bad"), and "logy" ("study of"). It meant "the study of things that are hard to swallow."
If I were to receive a pair of the blessed prophetic sandals to place on my head, then I shall consider myself no less than a fully crowned king. - Anonymous
Think of a world where Detachment, Gratitude and Empathy were subjects included in every grade school’s curriculum. A new generation would emerge with an attitude of peace, contentment and an overall appreciation for everything and everyone - Gary Hopkins
Some children were lucky enough to have their Potter novels banned by witch-hunting school boards and micromanaging ministers. Is there any greater job than a book you're not allowed to read, a book you could go to hell for reading? - Ann Patchett
Never doubt the courage of the French. They were the ones who discovered that snails are edible. - Doug Larson
An old battleax of a woman said to Winston Churchill, "If you were my husband I would put poison in your tea." Churchill's response, "Ma'am if you were my wife I would drink it. - Winston S. Churchill
Moments of prayer intruded on by sloth cannot be made up. We may get experience, but we cannot get back the rich freshness and strength which were wrapped up in those moments. - Frederick W. Robertson
I suddenly asked my master Caeiro, Are you at peace with yourself? and he answered, No, I’m at peace. It was like the voice of the earth, which is everything and no one. - Álvaro de Campos
The room flashed brighter still and then gasps filled the room. They were all gathered around Roxy and she was unsure why. She didn’t feel any different, Hadn’t the spell worked ? Roxy opened her mouth to speak and then she heard it…… a purr. - Amanda Turner
I won't forget when I couldn't go to bed with the lights offWhen I heard that voice call me in for the nightI remember when love was just a word and not a fightAll I had to worry about were broken bones and being left alone - Real Friends
When mom and dad went to war the only prisoners they took were the children - Pat Conroy
[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 Hepinstall
Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation. - Mark Twain
The Preacher, the Politicain, the Teacher, Were each of them once a kiddie. A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature. Do I want one? God Forbiddie! - Ogden Nash
I don't believe men and women were meant to live together. I think perhaps they should just live next door. - Katherine Hepburn
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."
I know that our bodies were made to thrive only in pure air, and the scenes in which pure air is found. There is not a "fragment" in all nature, for every relative fragment of one thing is a full harmonious unit in itself. - John Muir
If you ask an Irishman for directions, he might be quick to answer, Well if I were going there, I would not start here. - Steve Stockman
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - RVM
Consumers presented with six choices on an item were twice as likely to buy as consumers overwhelmed with 24 varieties of the same item. - Sheena Iyengar
You haven't rewarded evil unto them who were at peace with you; nor you have delivered them that without cause is your enemy. But they want to tread down your soul upon the earth, and lay your honour in the dust. - Compton Gage
There are men who would quickly love each other if once they were speak to each other; for when they spoke they would discover that their souls had only separated by phantoms and delusions.
We did a variant of the intern thing. We hired people as consultants for a specific thing and then if they were good, offered them a job. - Joshua Schachter
You were the poem I never knew how to write because no words could describe the wind you cannot see, but feel. - Shannon L. Alder
A star-spangled sky and you were looking the other way,the night beckoned and waited and you waited for the day. - Saleem Sharma
If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it. - Thomas Carlyle
The nights were mainly made for saying things you can't say tomorrow day. - Arctic Monkeys
We don't yet know, above all, what the world might be like if children were to grow up without being subjected to humiliation, if parents would respect them and take them seriously as people. - Alice Miller
what you werewill not happen again.the tigers have found meand I do not care. - Charles Bukowski
of all the weapons of destruction that man could invent, the most terrible-and the most powerful-was the word. Daggers and spears left traces of blood; arrows could be seen at a distance. Poisons were detected in the end and avoided. But the word managed to destroy without leaving clues. - Paulo Coelho
Looking back, it made no sense for my college friends and me to distance ourselves from the hard-won achievements of earlier feminists. We should have cheered their efforts. Instead, we lowered our voices, thinking the battle was over, and with this reticence we hurt ourselves. - Sheryl Sandberg
We need not fear death, for it is simply the next phase of life. We never die, we simply change form - just as we have since the day we were born. - The Truth
blessed are those who can find light in dark places, courageous enough to feel when it's time to reflect & hopeful enough to believe when all seems impossible. We don't have enough pioneers like this, and I wonder if it's because they were afraid to live and afraid to learn? - Nikki Rowe
We'd become Japs, Jews, Niggers. We weren't before. - HM Naqvi
Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough, people transcend apparent limits, discovering new and awesome abilities for which they were previously unaware.
In my hands I held gold dust and tarnished rust, but looking further in, I saw the few diamonds I've come to know as soul mates in my life. They sparkled a little brighter and I'd notice the lack of weight if they were gone. They would leave not as a loss, but as a hole in my palm. - Hubert Martin
Real is overratedNo way in my life is that the gistI'd be everything I am notIf I were a fictionist - A.A. Patawaran
Sometimes your dearest friend whom you reveal most of your secrets to becomes so deadly and unfriendly without knowing that they were not really your friend. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live. - Paul McCartney
He shook his head, trying to shake the convoluted thoughts loose. He couldn't worry about it right now. Not about how Thomas felt, or how Quinn did, or even how he, himself did. They were where they were, and there were things to do. First and foremost, there was a baby to deliver. - Breeana Puttroff
Old houses were scaffolding once and workmen whistling. - T.E. Hulme
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
The water cleansed his soul of the clutter and junk he had acquired through advice from those who were loud, but wrong. Many who had claimed to be wise had filled him, like so many others, with fear, hate, and judgement - all emotions that could not be carried be carried into Eternity. - Scott Thompson
If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth. - Sydney Smith
were the last words that I wrote for you enough to tell youthat in my death the light that shone through my painful darknesswas a blinding vision of your eternal smile?cold scalpel's steel whispers tear at my very coreas I cling to my memories of you... - Xavier
If no set of moral ideas were truer or better than any other, there would be no sense in preferring civilised morality to savage morality. - C.S. Lewis
Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Out of the people that ever were, almost all of them are dead. There are way more dead people, and you're all gonna die and then you're gonna be dead for way longer than you're alive. Like that's mostly what you're ever gonna be. You're just dead people that didn't die yet. - Louis C. K.
Remember, before they promoted to the chair of CEO, they were the best employees of their companies. - Amit Kalantri
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
The stones were sharp,The wind came at my back;Walking along the highway, Mincing like a cat. - Theodore Roethke
Death ends a life, not a relationship. All the love you created is still there. All the memories are still there. You live on- in the hearts of everyone you have touched and nurtured while you were here. - Morrie Schwartz
...and then she realized: they WERE all alike! - Anne Taintor
If people were more concerned with how they looked on the inside, then on the outside, the world would be a nicer place to exist. - David Walsh
Augustine taught that true freedom is not choice or lack of constraint, but being what you are meant to be. Humans were created in the image of God. True freedom, then, is not found in moving away from that image but only in living it out. - Augustine of Hippo
I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. - Norman Mailer
I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from the annual produce of the fields. - Henry Ford
When all others were just wishing to travel all around the world, I would just settle with a piece of your soul, where I will quietly watch my universe expand ... You - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
You were saved when you believed in Jesus, but you were transformed when you realized He believed in you. - Kris Vallotton
Because you can't be as in love as we were and not have it invade your bone marrow. Our kind of love can go into remission, but it's always waiting to return. Like the world's sweetest cancer. - Gillan Flynn, Gone Girl
Unhappiness where's when I was young, And we didn't give a damn, 'Cause we were raised, To see life as fun and take it if we can. - Dolores O'Riordan
I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it's half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me. - Althea Gibson
If I knew what two and two were I would say Four! - Idries Shah
Friends never turn as enemies. If they did, they were never your friends at all. - Hark Herald Sarmiento
It is my belief...that the talents every child has, regardless of his official 'I.Q,' could stay with him through life, to enrich him and everybody else, if these talents were not regarded as commodities with a value in the success-stakes. - Doris Lessing
asked himself In what country on earth would you rather live He first answered Certainly in my own where are all my friends my relations and the earliest and sweetest affections and recollections of my life. But he continued which would be your second choice His answer France. - Thomas Jefferson
Many people feel like they were born into the wrong family. Nevertheless, adults must take responsiblity for the pain of the past and create a productive life in the present. - James P. Krehbiel
We are made by the choices we make. We are defined, not by how or where we were born but what we make out of the "where" and "how"; not much of how we started but more of how we decide to end. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
When I am dead, I hope it is said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read'.
I am grateful to those who have betrayed me… They thought they were just stabbing me in the back, but they were also cutting me free from their poisonous life. - Steve Maraboli
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were. - John Keats
The most self confident aces began to wonder when their turn would come.. Faced by the empty chairs of men you had laughed and joked with at lunch. And, miraculously, you were still there. Until tomorrow.. - Cecil Lewis
Those who were known as sultans and emperors are gone to dust. Their palaces are now known as ruins. This is ultimate power and commands of nature. - Aditya Ajmera
Perhaps we are wiser, less foolish and more far-seeing than we were two hundred years ago. But we are still imperfect in all these things, and since the turn of the century it has been remarked that neither wisdom nor virtue have increased as rapidly as the need for both. - Joseph Wood Krutch
Strangers were a fairytale full of possibilities not yet corrupted by reality while caregivers were the reality and everything that couldn't be counted upon. - Donna Lynn Hope
I don't believe any real artists have ever been non-political. They may have been insensitive to this particular plight or insensitive to that, but they were political, because that's what an artist is―a politician. - Toni Morrison
The curly red lines across the African deserts had the fascination of a magnet, and I hoped fervently that the pioneers who were writing their names over the blank spaces, would leave just one small desert for me. - Rosita Forbes
These were not people you could disagree with. If you disagreed, you were wrong.", Tavistock Institute, as quoted in Relationships and how They Shape Our Capacity to Love By Robert Karen - Juliet Hopkins
Youthfulness is about how you live not when you were born. - Karl Lagerfeld
If I were given a choice, I would stand by Eve and eat that forbidden apple once again. Why? I know there is beauty and meaning and significance in the complexity of our lives on earth. Otherwise, we are just animals. I prefer us to be human. - J.D. Radke
Ask questions from your heart and you will be answered from the heart. - Omaha Proverb
A fantasy is nothing more than a dream you were too scared to chase. - Shannon L. Alder
Connie felt again the tightness, niggardliness of the men of her generation. They were so tight, so scared of life! - D.H. Lawrence
You were reserved for my future - Henry James
Perhaps women were once so dangerous they had to have their feet bound. - Maxine Hong Kingston
When my mother died and left me all alone, I began to realize that some things, like being loved, were more important than one's image, money, and accomplishments. - J. Matthew Nespoli
And yet we were very much alike; we’d lost our souls, and we were ready to destroy others. - Yasmina Khadra
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
My mother buried three husbands ... and two of them were only napping. - Rita Rudner
For every fatal shooting, there were roughly three non-fatal shootings. And, folks, this is unacceptable in America. - George W. Bush
Mr. Trask, do you think the thoughts of people suddenly become important at a given age? Do you have sharper feelings or clearer thoughts now than when you were ten? Do you see as well, hear as well, taste as vitally? - John Steinbeck
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
In my crazy world, above all others...you were the only one who was the ugliest. And you were the only one...who was the most beautiful.... This is the unspoken truth. - Kaori Yuki
Act as if were impossible to fail.
People try to use your past against you not realizing you were using it to propel you. - Kierra C.T. Banks
As astronomy is the daughter of idleness, geometry is the daughter of property, and if it were a question of poetry we would likely find that she is the daughter of love. - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
I would suggest that our imagination is a tiny shard of God’s infinite genius that we have within us simply because we were created in God’s image. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Inspirational people weren't meant to be enablers. They were meant to empower! - Shannon L. Alder
When up they gat an' shook their lugs, Rejoic'd they werena MEN but DOGS. - Robert Burns
I am quite sure that our views on evolution would be very different had biologists studied genetics and natural selection before and not after most of them were convinced that evolution had occurred. - J.B.S. Haldane
If I were a flower,humming bird would be my favourite beeAnd If I were blind,the light of darkness I'd love to see - Munia Khan
If I were a pattern, I would be the pattern of paint that a bird would make if you dipped a bird’s wings in watercolour and then set the bird loose inside a paper lantern. I’m pretty sure that’s it! - C. JoyBell C.
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
If God were mortal and had but one life to give, he would have been more careful about how he created the world. - A.E. Samaan
Immature citizens in several sizes were massed before a large factorylike structure where advanced techniques transformed them into true-thinking right-acting members of the three social classes, lower, middle, and upper middle. - Donald Barthelme
I've been writing poems since I was sixteen. Back then, poems were an obvious release for all the frustrations and anxieties associated with adolescence. Mostly, they were a way for me to impress girls, even though I never remember any girls being impressed. - Tony Magistrale
I write what I want to read. If I were to write what I know, I'd be staring at a blank page forever. - R.J. Dennis
There's an empty spot I've always had inside me. I tried to fill it with family, religion, community service, but those were dead ends! I think this chair is the answer. - Matt Groening
While the gods remained more human, the men were more divine. - Friedrich Schiller
It is not our memories but the person we have become because of those experiences that we should treasure. This is the lesson these keepsakes teach us when we sort them. The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for the person we were in the past. - Marie Kondō
He leaned back, appalled at himself. She was a ***damn dose of truth serum. Things were falling out of his mouth as though his ability to sensor had short-circuited. - Laura Spinella
I can't believe I spent 13 years at school and never got taught cooking, gardening, conversation, massage, Latin, or philosophy. What were they thinking? That I would somehow live off inorganic chemistry? - Neel Burton
Here is something good to remember. You were formed by God to become a beacon of light that shines brightly within the darkness of this world. You have a purpose! - DeWayne Owens
I think, that if the world were a bit more like ComicCon, it would be a better place. - Matt Smith
it turns out we were some peoplewhich has been chosen by God to be happy in a different way# beggars - ys sroyer
My dreams were all my own; I accounted them to nobody; They were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
The good old days weren't always good, and tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems. - Billy Joel
She knew the way of things. She knew ifyou weren't always stepping lightly as a bird the wholeworld came apart to crush you. Like a house of cards.Like a bottle against stones. Like a wrist pinned hardbeneath a hand with the hot breath smell of want andwine. . . . - Patrick Rothfuss
We're going to right the world and live. I mean live our lives the way lives were meant to be lived. With the throat and wrists. With rage and desire, and joy and grief, and love till it hurts, maybe. But goddamn, girl. Live. - Sandra Cisneros
There is no one, no matter how wise he is, who has not in his youth said things or done things that are so unpleasant to recall in later life that he would expunge them entirely from his memory if that were possible. - Marcel Proust
Your words were music to me tonight, but you weren't mine to listen to. - Jenim Dibie
... Corellian curses being a synergistic blend of vulgarity, obscenity, and outright blasphemy that were the only things really worth saying when one was in the middle of being blown to monatomic dust. - Matthew Woodring Stover
You were meant to be right here right now...so make the most of it! - Ken Poirot
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
To me, fair friend, you never can be old,For as you were when first your eye I ey'd, Such seems your beauty still. - William Shakespeare
There's 3 sides to every story. Time will tell who the real asshole is despite what you were told. - April Mae Monterrosa
You know that if I were reincarnated, I’d want to come back a buzzard. Nothing hates him or envies him or wants him or needs him. He is never bothered or in danger, and he can eat anything. - William Faulkner
She never got a chance to fall out of love, to do it properly, slowly and thoroughly, and the result was he was like a phantom limb. Gone but still there. And like a true phantom limb, the preponderance of feelings associated with him were painful. - Sarah Dunn
Einstein said that if quantum mechanics were correct then the world would be crazy. Einstein was right - the world is crazy. - Daniel M. Greenberger
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
Govern thy life and thy thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one, and read the other. - Thomas Fuller
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
If I had known they were going to do this, I would have become a shoemaker. - Albert Einstein
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. - Eudora Welty
You know you are a writer when you talk about your characters as if they were real people! - Wyketha K Parkman
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire . . . - Socrates
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better. Don't wish for fewer problems, wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom. - Earl Shoaf
I have written in my life many critical poems, but viewed in retrospect, they were merely a human harmless reflection, and not a true likeness of the real society of today. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
This country would not be a land of opportunity, America could not be America, if the people were shackled with government monopolies. - Calvin Coolidge
You were not just blessed for yourself,your were blessed to be a blessing toothers. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead. - James Joyce
The tipping custom originated in England when small sums were dropped into a box marked T.I.P.S. --TO INSURE PROMPT SERVICE.
Making God a man is the consolation prize that our forefathers gave themselves for not being the ones who were each blessed with a vagina. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Writing is Amazing!When I write I am empowered by my thoughts, entertained by my imagination, and enlightened by my wisdom. - Theresa Lewis
As she laughed I was aware of becoming involved in her laughter and being part of it, until her teeth were only accidental stars with a talent for squad-drill. - T.S. Eliot
The people who work with solar photovoltaics (PV) tend to be sick, I've worked with many of them. They were showing classic symptoms of Radio Wave Sickness (RWS). - Steven Magee
Live each day as if it were your last, for one day, you're sure to be right. - Kenneth G. Ross
If a word in the dictionary were mispelled, how would we know? - Steven Wright
Crammed among the stacks of books in his room, the author treated literature as if each book were a window in a city of unstable skyscrapers, and he was the window-washer tasked with the impossible job of cleaning them all. - from Pageturner in 365 Tomorrows - Joseph Patrick Pascale
Some pieces couldn't be glued back together. Some people weren't for fixing. Sometimes, the only thing to do was burn the whole fucking world down and start again. - Abigail Haas
No one truly knows what they will do in a certain situation until they are actually in it. It's very easy to judge someone else's actions by what you assume your own would be, if you were in their shoes. But we only know what we THINK we would do, not what we WOULD do. - Ashly Lorenzana
Always have there been great numbers of individuals who were very much eager to fight for good causes. Always there were these, but then there were even greater numbers of trendies who would then become wholly and completely misguided in the efforts. - Criss Jami
Did we really come all that way?" She asked. "Time flies when you're scared out of your mind." He answered. - Nights Raven
There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. - Dante Alighieri
It was as if life could be shown but never explained, and words - all the words that did not say things directly - were for him the most truthful. - Richard Flanagan
Somewhere along the journey i lost myself; i learnt to be who they told me to be, i lived that girl for decades until their truth showed me; the words they were preaching didnt match the the steps they were walking, so i was done with their opinion and went on my unique way. - Nikki Rowe
I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe.
When we got into office, the thing that surprised me the most was that things were as bad as we'd been saying they were. - John F. Kennedy
If you don't create a good message about your dreams, those who were created to pay for it can't find it. Speak them out and you will find those God created to finance it - Israelmore Ayivor
You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. We were created to be victorious. - Joel Osteen
I asked her what a true story was because I thought that all stories were made up. She said a true story was called fact, and a made-up story was called ficton. Auntie May said a made-up story is a bit like telling lies, only the people who read them knew that already and so it didn’t matter - Rebecca Lloyd
If we were always given a choice as to every path presented us in life, a multitude of roads leading to priceless treasures would forever go untraveled.Be grateful for your adversities. From toil and triumph evolves a life worth living."—from "Brahna A'Mahr - Richelle E. Goodrich
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls. - Joseph Campbell
If you were given the chance to be reborn after your death, buy you could only come back as a squirrel, would you complain? - Peter James West
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? - Albert Einstein
The journey in between what you once were and who you are now beoming is where the dance of life really takes place.
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
Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection. Yet they were accomplished, somehow, all the same. - Lois McMaster Bujold
An empowered heart is one filled with self love. - Amy Leigh Mercree
There is this common notion that young conservatives are the few, that most people had liberal worldviews when they were young. If this is true, then it is with great irony that a number of old liberals must never had progressed into conservatives as they grew older. - Criss Jami
Find out the reason that commands you to write; see whether it has spread its roots into the very depth of your heart; confess to yourself you would have to die if you were forbidden to write. - Rainer Maria Rilke
And now the birds were singing overhead, and there was a soft rustling in the undergrowth, and all the sounds of the forest that showed that life was still being lived blended with the souls of the dead in a woodland requiem. The whole forest now sang for Granny Weatherwax. - Terry Pratchett
If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself. - Alexandre Dumas
Trees were so rare in that country, and they had to make such a hard fight to grow, that we used to feel anxious about them, and visit them as if they were persons. It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious. - Willa Cather
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
Never chase a person that doesn't know your worth because the moment you catch him you will always feel you were never good enough. - Shannon L. Alder
You might be an introvert if you were ready to go home before you left the house. - Criss Jami
Be original, express who you were born to be and be happy in who you are. - Dee Waldeck
Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? - Ian Wallace
The Greeks invented logic but were not fooled by it. - Eric Hoffer
Death would be an extremely bad thing like most of us paint it, if being dead were painful. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There were millions of such families anxious only for peace and quiet in their own little nests. These were the mounting blocks by which the criminals climbed to power and kept it. - Simon Wiesenthal
They decided to allow their baby to be born. What they did not realize is that they themselves were the ones who would be 'born,' infants in a new world where magic is commonplace, Harvard professors are the slow learners, and retarded babies are the master teachers. - Martha N. Beck
You were free, you are free and you will be free. - Santosh Kalwar
Like democracy, civilization has to be willed and practice. Otherwise, society is a war of all against all, powered by individual cunning in the pursuit of wealth and power.
There were no fear of death in children’s eyes because they had seen hanging, stoning to death and chopping heads in playgrounds and parks. - M.F. Moonzajer
By 1833 the largest publisher in America, Harper and Company, boasted one horse-powered printing press and seven hand presses while the American Bible Society owned 16 new state-of-the-art, steam-driven presses and 20 hand presses. - Phil Cooke
In the hearts and minds of the people, the grapes of wrath were growing heavy for the vintage. - John Steinbeck
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
If we were rational enough to judge what we are fed based on what we are fed, those in the business of selling us hope (i.e., public speakers, presidents, priests, etc.) wouldn't wear suits. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I guess you were not my friend then, that's okay. I can see my true self, I can see yours, now. I guess that you did not look hard enough at mine. Or you would never have let me go. - Tina J. Richardson
Americans were folks who loved to profess peace-loving values, but who fought about everything. - Rinker Buck
Everywhere I looked, demons of the future [were] on the battlegrounds of one’s emotional plane. - David Bowie
If the world were perfect, then I would not exist. - Gavriil Stiharul
If men were angels, no government would be necessary. - James Madison
What if you'd live every day as if you were our society's future and hope? - Akilnathan Logeswaran
How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day. - Anne Frank
Believe with all your heart that you will do what you were made to do. - Orison Swett Marden
We cross paths with certain people in our tangled lives for a reason. It's not by chance, not an accident but it's on a purpose. You were made to be part of someone's life for it was written long before you were born."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. - Mark Twain
Thomas Edison’s last words were ‘It’s very beautiful over there’. I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful - John Green
What-what do you want?" Annabeth asked, trying to maintain a tone of confidence.The voice cackled maliciously.'To curse you, of course! To destroy you thousand times in the name of Mother Night!'"Only a thousand times?" Percy murmured. "Oh, good...I thought we were in trouble. - Rick Riordan
Q: What do Jesus and Nicole Brown Simpson have in common? A: They were both killed by the Joooooooose. - Helen Thomas
Happiness often sneaks through doors you didn't even know were open - - Unknown (to me :P)
People were never meant to be idols. We aren't supposed to be worshipped. Only God deserves that kind of praise. - Karen Kingsbury
Kiss till you can't kiss any more, kiss on the street in front of everyone, kiss as if each one were the last. - Ali Harris
All of us are seeking a home, and I don't mean where we were born, or where we now live and have things, but where we can do the big things, the right things. Where we belong, where we fit, where we're loved."--Tennessee Williams, "Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog - James Grissom
The best sci-fi stories use the fantastical to remind us of the reality of who we are today, the hope of who we may become tomorrow, and the shame of who we were yesterday. - Julio Alexi Genao
All men should be feminists. If men care about women’s rights the world will be a better place. We are better off when women are empowered it leads to a better society. - John Legend
First, come to the point where you realize you are alone, completely and utterly alone in the vastness of the universe and all of time.Then realize you are not alone. Look back on your life and see the people who stood by you. There were some. Realize the God of your understanding cares. - Christopher Hawke
Stop comparing yourself to others. Always strive to improve yourself to become better today than you were yesterday to serve those around you and the world. - Roy T. Bennett
We should not take our ‘Humanity’ for granted. We should love and respect things as if they were ourselves. - Sandranil Biswas
If there were no husbands, who would look after our mistresses? - George Moore
You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" - George Bernard Shaw
If you are renewed by grace, and were to meet your old self, I am sure you would be very anxious to get out of his company. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Why do you think you deserve happily ever after? You were offered it before and tossed it away. - Donna Lynn Hope
To hear how much of a great human being you were even if you really weren’t open your ears at your funeral. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Before publishers' blurbs were invented, authors had to make their reputations by writing. - Laurence J. Peter
Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that. - Tom Perrotta
I came to the realization that there were certain public issues that were most usefully dealt with within some sort of framework of at least my private beliefs, if not my private life. - Anna Quindlen
There was one thing the experience had taught him. He said he'd learned that when millions of people, a whole political system, countless numbers of citizens who believed in God, said they were going to kill you - just listen to them. - Terry Hayes
When I look out on such a night as this, I feel as if there could be neither wickedness nor sorrow in the world; and there certainly would be less of both if the sublimity of Nature were more attended to, and people were carried more out of themselves by contemplating such a scene. - Jane Austen
Because of this.Because your funny.Because you know Lolita.And Nabukov and James Mason too.Because you're cute and funny and i'm kind of sad and you haven't tried hitting on me once.Because you weren't even trying... - Matt Fraction
A church begins to die when it says, ‘They were just children. - Wess Stafford
The great achievements of western capitalism have rebounded primarily to the benefit of the ordinary person. These achievements have made available to the masses conveniences and amenities that were previously the exclusive prerogative of the rich and powerful. - Milton Friedman
I didn’t know then that young girls were a sort of poison, infectious to the man of age; and that men of age justly take woman of age to cure themselves of the diseases of youth. - Roman Payne
If you could stay as stubborn as when you were a child then you need not to compromise on your dreams. - Amit Kalantri
Having the courage to speak one's mind is as important as knowing when the time is right to do so. - Nana Awere Damoah
Don't think that this people are stupid, probably you have caught one, but you didn't finish your work and what now???You were in their trap... - Deyth Banger
I woke with sweat beading across my forehead and my hands balled into fists clutching the sheet over my eyes. The dreams. They were back. Haunting me relentlessly. I thought they were gone... I should've known better. (Rayne) - Kimberly Brockman
The essence of real creativity is a certain playfulness, a flitting from idea to idea without getting bogged down by fixated demands. Of course, you don’t always get what you thought you were asking for. - Vernor Vinge
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change. - Earl Nightingale
I believe that if it were left to artists to choose their own labels, most would choose none. - Ben Shahm
What kind of a day was it? A day like all others, that alters and illuminates our times. And you were there. - Harvey Pekar
Money is like a child—rarely unaccompanied. When it disappears, look to those who were supposed to be keeping an eye on it while you were at the grocery store. You might also look for someone who has a lot of extra children sitting around, with long, suspicious explanations for how they got there. - Lemony Snicket
At my lowest point, when things were at their most desperate and uncomfortable, I always found myself in the company of Australians, who were like a reminder that I'd touched bottom. - Paul Theroux
But Ana, how could I have been such a lousy judge of character?" I groaned."Because you don't much care to judge people's characters," she answered after a moment's thought. "It's a strength, you know, as well as weakness."It was small consolation. - Chris Stewart
If parents were as concerened about raising their children as they are about the outcome of their sitcom or sports game, this nation would thrive. - Benjamin Lotter
I think there were times when I was so afraid of losing you that I forgot I even had you at all. - Ashly Lorenzana
Tell the story as if it were only of interest to the small circle of your characters, of which you may be one. There is no other way to put life into the story. - Horacio Quiroga
A recent survey of 2,000 male graduates of Harvard Business Schoolfound that penis length & IQ were equally good predictors of annualincome. -- from "Eugene - Greg Egan
Good writing is remembering detail. Most people want to forget. Don't forget things that were painful or embarrassing or silly. Turn them into a story that tells the truth. - Paula Danziger
You have to look at people now that were members of the Klu Klux Klan or whatever else and now are trying to rewrite their personal histories to tell that they've always been tolerant. It's not peculiar to want to sanitize what you did. - Ruth Hanna Sachs
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If anything normal were useful it would have been done already. That's why my motto is "Dare to Differ." Who know's what you'll find ? - Matthew Goldfinger
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
We were two throats and one eye and we had no price. - Toni Morrison
when you are doubt with someone on how they feel don't pretend that you know what they were thinking, never assume yourself as you know how they feel when you really not at their shoes at all. - Jinnul Jr.
If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that?' - John Cleese
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up. - Oscar Wilde
The purpose of this glorious life is not simply to endure it, but to soar, stumble, and flourish as you learn to fall in love with existence. We were born to live, my dear, not to merely exist. - Becca Lee
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
You were born to soar not to snore. - Rob Liano
The Bible states in Psalms 139:14 that you are fearfully and wonderfully made and that you are a wonderful work of art. That makes you uniquely special. It only makes sense for you to just be the special you that you were created to be period. - DeWayne Owens
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny. - Stephen Hawking
The Victorian era was perhaps the last point in Western history when magic and science were allowed to coexist. - Jonathan Auxier
To me, you were more than just a person. You were a place where I finally felt at home. - Denice Envall
Saul's vitals were not human, but familiar:he never told me he was from another world:I never told him I was from his future. - Joe Haldeman
We pray because of that, to have less discomfort in life. This prayer is left unanswered for some reasons. The reason is not far-fetched God is not interested in your comfort. He is more interested in your purpose. - Sunday Adelaja
If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful? - Kamand Kojouri
I gave up worrying about the principles of fiction writing when I realized that there weren't any. - Teri Louise Kelly
If Christ were here now there is one thing he would not be - a Christian. - Mark Twain
Wishers were ever fools. - William Shakespeare
Maybe, if you can't get someone out of your head they were never meant to leave. Perhaps, they were meant to help change you into the person you have been waiting to become. - Shannon L. Alder
When everything gets answered, it's fake. - Sean Penn
Nearly all libertarians were once conservatives or progressives or independent statists of some stripe. But scarcely any conservatives, progressives, or independent statists were once libertarians. This asymmetry in the direction of ideological migration is interesting and perhaps informative. - Robert Higgs
If hope is a feeling that can defeat fear,then at that time I walked uphill through a bed of snow, my tracks were of joyful determination. - Angelica Hopes
Answered prayer is the interchange of love between the Father and His child. - Andrew Murray
Always try and be a better person than you were yesterday, cause we aren't guaranteed tomorrow. - Tina A. Morgan
The basis of all animal rights should be the Golden Rule: we should treat them as we would wish them to treat us, were any other species in our dominant position - Christine Stevens
There were two choices in life. Survive or succumb. And most people weren’t even conscious of the path they chose. Because they chose for all the wrong reasons. Love, principles, dreams, desire. The world hadn’t changed. It had always been survival of the fittest. - Claire Merle
If my life were a fragrance, it would smell like the sea. - Sanober Khan
Were a million people to believe in bullshit, it yet is just bull crap. - Fakeer Ishavardas
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
All human males were as fascinated with cars as they were with breasts. - Anita Clenney
When all the kids answered "fireman", "dentist", "mother", "want to marry a rich guy" and "astronaut", mine was "rockstar" when we grow up. Half of that was met. I knew I wouldn't be happy with any other occupation that was not in the entertainment business. - Nona Sebastian
If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one would remain in the ranks. - Frederick The Great
Thirty-nine years of my life had passed before I understood that clouds were not my enemy; that they were beautiful, and that I needed them. I suppose this, for me, marked the beginning of wisdom. Life is short. - Iimani David
I'm not saying it's going to be easy; I'm saying it's going to be worth it. If it were easy, you would've done it by now - B. Dave Walters
Sensitive people are the heart of the world. Sensitive hearts will save this world if they are empowered. Caring deeply and feeling deeply is a gift. But it's important to shift it out of victim and wounded and into the strength and blessing that it truly is and can be. - Eileen Anglin
I find that all my thoughts circle around God like the planets around the sun, and are as irresistibly attracted by Him. I would feel it to be the grossest sin if I were to oppose any resistance to this force. - C.G. Jung
By now, we're all familiar with the literary post-apocalyptic world's metaphors. The zombies are our anxieties. The vampires are our greed. Our fairies are hope. Our werewolves are what again? Something - Taffy Brodesser-Akner
If all the economists in the world were laid end to end, they wouldn't reach any conclusion. - George Bernard Shaw
There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people - we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size. - Eric Hoffer
ARCHBISHOP, n. An ecclesiastical dignitary one point holier than a bishop. If I were a jolly archbishop, On Fridays I'd eat all the fish up -- Salmon and flounders and smelts; On other days everything else. Jodo Rem - Ambrose Bierce
If movements were a spark every dancer would desire to light up in flames. - Shah Asad Rizvi
Often, we melt into our ecstasies as though they were jams, as though we were sinking into syrupy bowls of gooseberries, of raspberries, of bilberries. - Violette Leduc
Surely your longings and feelings arise from the God who created you. They were created in order to be filled, not crushed. Surely we shall find peace not by eliminating desire, but by finding its fulfillment and satisfaction in the One who created it. - Sundar Singh
If you were subjects of Maleldil you would have peace. - C.S. Lewis
We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years. - Nick Faldo
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade. - Benjamin Franklin
The world and humanity were created by God and are therefore divinely inspired and intrinsically holy. - David R. Hawkins
If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up. Moreover, nothing then would be immoral, everything would be permissible, even cannibalism.
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
We were bullied, broken, built up, bronzed and polished. We grew dull, dusty, doubtful, dark, and forgetful.Yet we still know that we can love deeply. - Antonia Perdu
The facts of variability, of the struggle for existence, of adaptation to conditions, were notorious enough; but none of us had suspected that the road to the heart of the species problem lay through them, until Darwin and Wallace dispelled the darkness. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Henry Kissinger may have wished I had presented him as a combination of Charles DeGaulle and Disraeli, but I didn't....out of respect for DeGaulle and Disraeli. I described him as a cowboy because that is how he describes himself. If I were a cowboy I would be offended.
Vows were ever brokers to defiling. - William Shakespeare
When the universe presented unexpected gifts to the undeserving, how else were they to react, except with sheer paranoia? - Matthew S. Williams
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
Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen. - Simone de Beauvoir
He would never exhort the faithful to persevere if he were not ready to give them the power to do so. - Francis de Sales
think of the condition of Europe for twenty years before, where people were fighting, not by thousands, but by millions; each one of whom as he struck his enemy wounded horribly some other innocent heart far away. - William Makepeace Thackeray
And just when you’d think [humans] were more malignant than ever Hell could be, they occasionally showed more grace than Heaven ever dreamed of. - Terry Pratchett
Live among men as if God beheld you; speak to God as if men were listening. - Seneca
Grace is that turning point from feeling hopeless to becoming empowered. - Deborah Brodie
All you ever were was a little bit of the universe, thinking to itself. - Iain M. Banks
I suppose that's the secret. If you're ever wishing for things to go back to the way they were, you just have to look up. - Lauren Oliver
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
You were born with love and hope. Why do you feel that you have no power to win in life? - Debasish Mridha
I don't believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals. - Gary Larson
My heart is so smallit's almost invisible.How can You place such big sorrows in it?"Look," He answered,"your eyes are even smaller,yet they behold the world. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Your work is what you were born to do. No kind of educational system can teach you your true work, because it is your life purpose, and it is revealed by your God-given gifts. - Dr. Myles Munroe
I had every reason to quit, but you were the reason I wanted it all again. - Karen A. Baquiran
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
When female stories are muted, we are teaching our kids that their dignity is second class and the historical accounts of their lives [are] less relevant. This lowered value carries over when women face sexual objectification and systemic brutalization from inside and outside the community. - Aurin Squire
If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all. - Francois de Fenelon
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. - William Ralph Inge
All opening moves were the same, like in chess. You don't have to come up with anything new, there's no point, because you're both after the same thing anyway. The game soon finds its own way and it's only at that point that you need a strategy. - Paolo Giordano
Clocks were invented to warn us. Tick (time is passing). Tock (time has passed). - Kamand Kojouri
[D]oing nothing meant leaving things exactly the way they were, and that was unacceptable. - Caroline Goode
We were sent here just to be kind to each other. - Debasish Mridha
What if you already are the person you wish you were but you just don't know it yet? - Debra Formo
And I realized, that the reason why good things were not happening to me as often as wanted them to, was because I in fact was a good thing that needed to happen. I needed to happen to me, to other people and to the world. And so I happened. - C. JoyBell C.
The whole thing could have been uncomfortable if all your wishes were to be drowned in to the sea or passed through a heart of a lion that shed not the innocent blood. - Auliq Ice
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility. - Oscar Wilde
I wish i were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart. - Julia L. Roberts
The only reason there isn't life on other planets is because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
And people get all fouled up because they want the world to have meaning as if it were words... As if you had a meaning, as if you were a mere word, as if you were something that could be looked up in a dictionary. You are meaning. - Alan W. Watts
If all the molecules on Earth were stacked on each other end-to-end, everything on Earth would die. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
The day your heart fills only with fear and insecurities, everything you see becomes the ghost that you were always scared of. - Akshay Vasu
I would like The Discovery of Poetry to be a field guide to the natural pleasures of language - a happiness we were born to have. - Frances Mayes
Don't get too lost in consumerism or materialism. As for ownership, the ultimate test of it is were you born with it and can you take it with you when you leave? - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I used to always read with a pen in my hand, as if the author and I were in a conversation. - Tara Bray Smith
Treat a man as he appears to be, and you make him worse. But treat a man as if he were what he potentially could be, and you make him what he should be. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I believe we were right for each other, but not in that moment, which perhaps hindered any possibility of a future. - Dominic Riccitello
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
At least one study of blocked writers has found that they were more productive and more creative when they were essentially forced to write instead of scribbling only when the mood struck them. - Daniel Akst
I believe music is a place everyone of us can go to. I don’t care who you are, where you were born, what you do with your life. Everyone can come here in music and be equal. - Hayley Williams
A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten', he does not say 'My men were beaten. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Every thing's for sale out here. Anything you want. About the only thing you can't buy is my dignity and self-respect, cause those were the first to go. And I gave them away for free. - excerpt from: freefalling - Darlenne Susan Girard
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
Even if this spring the dappled leaves should shelter our minds from the moon's pale echo we would still remember how once they were sheltered by our skulls only from the day's sun and the night's stars and never from what we feared and what we remembered - Dan Davin
We attract what we're meant to because we're aware & self-empowered enough to choose most of the time. Other times we have lessons to learn - Jay Woodman
When solving a "panic" you must first ask yourself what you were doing that could possibly frighten an operating system.
Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last. - Publilius Syrus
Only two things you ignore: things that aren't important and things you wish weren't important, and wishing never works. - David Shore
Friends were like clothes: fine while they lasted but eventually they wore thin or you grew out of them. - David Nicholls
‎"You shouldn't feel so bad about being afraid of so many things." "Why not?" "Because if you weren't afraid never ever, then you couldn't be brave never ever. - C. JoyBell C.
Although we were sent into a failing world, we were not sent to fail.
The fact is, it seems, that the most you can hope is to be a little less, in the end, the creature you were in the beginning, and the middle. - Samuel Beckett
Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln. - Bruce Barton
We were designed to love and to be loved, to reach our dreams to unleash our potentials but not live in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. - Auliq Ice
Explaining the unknown should be left to science, questions of good and bad behavior can be answered by ethics, and inspiration is often found in the arts. There’s no longer a need for the social construct of religion. - David G. McAfee
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. - George Santayana
Our mental blocks are more formidable than the physical ones. Bob Marley said it when he asked us to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery. You first think what you become. The physical starts from the mental and the spiritual. - Nana Awere Damoah
Everything I had to give went to my children, and though I loved them and my husband utterly, the drudgery of the day-to-day made it seem as if not love but coffee, my Toyota and sheer logistics were what propelled me through life. - Marcia DeSanctis
It doesn’t matter how many times you leave, it will always hurt to come back and remember what you once had and who you once were. Then it will hurt just as much to leave again, and so it goes over and over again. Once you’ve started to leave, you will run your whole life. - Charlotte Eriksson
Sure, Mom.They stop and say hello, and then once you pass they talk the back off you like you were nothing. They assess your outfit, your hairstyle, and they garble what you say so it comes out ugly. - A.S. King
ABOUT: KAHLIL GIBRAN "His power came from some great reservoir of spiritual life else it could not have been so universal and so potent, but the majesty and beauty of the language with which he clothed it were all his own." -- - Claude Bragdon
There were more than a dozen extinction level events before even the dinosaurs got theirs! - Captain America - The Avengers...The Age of Ultron
The best game ever played was in Monday 3/21/2016, 2 games were played for 40 minutes class sport and in both I win and I and my friend we were going on the 3 game, but unfortunately we didn't finished it. But from here it can be see that I'm the winner! - Deyth Banger
When I was a child, I read books. My reading was not indiscriminate. I preferred books that were old and thick and hard. I made vocabulary lists. - Marilynne Robinson
Love as if you were created by the universe just to love. - Debasish Mridha
The kind of work that should be the main part of life is the kind of work you would want to do if you weren't being paid for it. It's work that comes out of your own internal needs, interests and concerns. - Noam Chomsky
All letters of love are Ridiculous. They wouldn’t be love letters if they were not Ridiculous. - Fernando Pessoa
Difficult do you call it, Sir? I wish it were impossible. [on hearing a famous violinist] - Samuel Johnson
All my days were written in Your book and planned before a single one of them began.Psalm 139:16 - S.L. Rubart
In your 20’s and 30’s, you worry about what other people think. In your 40’s and 50’s you stop worrying about what other people think. Finally in your 60’s and 70’s, you realize they were never thinking about you in the first place! - Anonymous
Your level of self-confidence is not something you are born with, though it is influenced by the circumstances into which you were born and grew up. - Stephen Richards
Thank God,my name isn’t in the list of thosewho died or werekilled yesterday! - Suman Pokhrel
I could say it was the nights when I was lonelyand you were the only one who'd talk.I could tell you that I like your sensitivity,when you know it's the way that you walk. - Elvis Costello
The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone's neurosis, and we'd have mighty dull literature if all the writers that came along were a happy bunch of chuckleheads. - William Styron
Crammed among the stacks of books in his room, the author treated literature as if each book were a window in a city of unstable skyscrapers, and he was the window-washer tasked with the impossible job of cleaning them all. - From "Pageturner" in 365 Tomorrows - Joseph Patrick Pascale
If you feel alone, and if your heart is pure and your eyes still shine with the wonder of a child's, perhaps as you read these pages you'll find that the stars are smiling on you once more, that you can hear them as though they were five hundred million little bells. - A. G. Roemmers
I once stood on a road and found I had no friends. And I was glad. Better to have no friends than to have people claim they were your friends when they were not. It is a source of strength to come to terms with your right to be alone. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty. - Norm Crosby
If you were standing in the path of the beam, you would obviously die pretty quickly. You wouldn't really die of anything, in the traditional sense. You would just stop being biology and start being physics. - Randall Munroe
I have come to discover that the reason why they are so wealthy and prosperous is not because they were lying on the couch all day. - Sunday Adelaja
Humility is the greatest shaper of souls and crafter of character, for it wipes away all the grandiose things that we spend so much of our lives pretending to be, so that we can spend all of our lives being the exceptional person that we were actually created to be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
Control Master Theory suggests that our psychological problems come about in much the same way: our decision to make ourselves unhappy because one or both of our parents were unhappy is just as altruistic as our friend's decision to run through flames to save his daughter. - Lewis Engel
In our family histories, the frontier between fact and fiction is vague, especially in the record of events that took place before we were born, or when we were too young to record them accurately; there are few maps to these remote regions, and only the occasional sign to guide the explorer. - Adam Sisman
No one would have guessed that the jagged pieces of our soul fit the puzzle in this box. We were considered the left over remnants that had no place, except the picture we wanted to create together. - Shannon L. Alder
All parts should go together without forcing. You must remember that the parts you are reassembling were disassembled by you. Therefore, if you can't get them together again, there must be a reason. By all means, do not use a hammer.
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning. - George Bernard Shaw
Okay, I said. As long as I've got you here, we're going to use and appreciate this present moment. Because I wish, and I've wished a thousand times since you went, that we'd known it was the present, and that we were living in it. - Ali Smith
I Grew Up In A Family With No Prejudices. My Father Always Believed There Were Good And Bad In Every Ethnic Background, And Nationality. - Chris Mentillo
If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging. - Joe Martin
The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities. - Kahlil Gibran
Imagine how boring life would be if we were all the same. My idea of a perfect world is one in which we appreciate each other's differences; one in which we are all equal but definately not the same. - Barbra Streisand
Do not believe that he who seeks to comfort you lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life has much difficulty... Were it otherwise he would never have been able to find those words. - Rainer Maria Rilke
In time you will see that you were exactly where you were supposed to be. - L.J. Vanier
When they realized they were in the desert, they built a religion to worship thirstiness. - Zach Weiner
Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
A friend is, as it were, a second self. - Cicero
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
The slaves in Rome were incapable of leisure and so their masters gave them entertainment to keep them pacified. - Oliver DeMille
When the others were picked up and walked home by friends or fathers or best friend’s sisters,I was the kid in a grey hoodie, walking with the poets, the singers, the thinkers, and I was not alone. - Charlotte Eriksson
I wish I could say that racism and prejudice were only distant memories. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must dissent from the fear, the hatred and the mistrust…We must dissent because America can do better, because America has no choice but to do better. - Thurgood Marshall
within the core of each of us is the child we once were. This child constitutes the foundation of what we have become, who we are, and what we will be. - Rhawn Joseph
I think every woman in our culture is a feminist. They may refuse to articulate it, but if you were to take any woman back forty years and say, 'Is this a world you want to live in?' they would say, 'No. - Helen Mirren
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
There's no easy way out. If there were, I would have bought it. And believe me, it would be one of my favorite things! - Oprah Winfrey
When some of my friends have asked me anxiously about their boys, whether they should let them hunt, I have answered yes-- remembering that it was one of the best parts of my education-- make them hunters. - Henry David Thoreau
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
Books contain nothing, or almost nothing, that's important: everything is in the mind of the person reading them.'If you were trying to find an idiotic remark, that one took the cake! - Jacques Poulin
How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.
Do not allow your resentment towards negative in this era to blind you into spiting yourself. We were made unique and should celebrate each other's life and the uniqueness that defines us. - Auliq-Ice
I wouldn’t have minded school if they taught you important things like how to have good sex and what brand of wine is the best… But for some reason they were hell bent on teaching me algebra - Ben Mitchell
Worse than that, however, was the CFO, a dapper-suited, neat-haired new age carapace containing an uninhibited misogynistic bogan, whose actual words to me, in concert with my boss in the same room were: 'To be successful you have to accept that weekends are for families. - Annabel Crabb
So - people a thousand years from now...This is the way we were: in our growing up and in our marrying and in our living and in our dying. - Thornton Wilder
You were born a winner; you decide whether you remain one or not. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You Are Not the Same as Yesterday You Were". - Behnam Rajabpoor
Don't wish it was easier wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom - Jim Rohn
Live each day as if it were your last; love each day as if you will live forever. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Never ever forget that you enlisted in the ranks you weren’t press ganged or drafted. Nobody owes you anything least of all respect for your work until you’ve earned it with what you put on the page. - T.F. Rigelhof
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
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
If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One... I am become Death, the Shatterer of Worlds. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster. - Quentin Crisp
Abraham Lincoln and Millard Fillmore had the same title. They were both presidents of the United States, but their tenure in office and their legacy could not be more different. - Barack Obama
There is no greater sorrow than to recall, in misery, the time win we were happy. - Dante Alighieri
When the first book out my sister-in-law read it and we were chatting at 5 o'clock in the afternoon and she said, "Oh my God, chapter six, sex and a murder," and her five year old wandered into the kitchen and said, "Sixty hamburgers? - Sara Sheridan
If perception were reality, bats could fly through cave walls. - Marty Rubin
I never said you were my friend. I just didn't have the guts to tell you to leave. - Kris Harte
Don’t worry, I’m the business expert here, and when I make my first million, I’m going to sue those werewolves’ asses off, Priscilla said cheerfully. They’ll have no ass left. They’ll be ass-less. They’ll look ridiculous. - St. Clair, Georgette
She found as always that words on paper proved themselves; they were so beautifully true. - Robert A. Heinlein
God calls each person individually. He said that a man and his wife were one flesh, but not one spirit - Sunday Adelaja
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
Never forget what you were saved from. - Jim George
Don't stand in the way of your own light. Let yourself shine as you were meant to shine, for only you can. - Karlyle Tomms
I might be President by now if it weren't for this 'queer' thing - Gore Vidal
Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art--Not in lone splendour hung aloft the nightAnd watching, with eternal lids apart,Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite. - John Keats
And there you sit, gloating over what you have done, as if you were a martyr or a public benefactor -- as complacent and smug and misunderstood as a princess from the moon forced to herd goats! - Hope Mirrlees
You think some are bad or evil or whatnot, but somewhere along the way they were someone's baby, suckling the teat like anybody. Then something puts a volt in 'em and they ain't the same no more. - Alan Heathcock
as if it were a point of honor—which, indeed, a point of art often is. - Vladimir Nabokov
Persons desiring to know what love is might benefit more if they were able to understand what love is not. - Floyd Henderson
I just wanted to tell you, how beautiful you were; that day, that night, that life. - Anthony Liccione
Are you in the habit of taking tea with anyone who approaches you in a foreign port? He went on and snorted carelessly. No wonder you were abducted so easily. - V.S. Carnes
Okay, we didn’t work, and allmemories to tell you the truth aren’t good.But sometimes there were good times.Love was good. I loved your crooked sleepbeside me and never dreamed afraid.There should be stars for great warslike ours. - Sandra Cisneros
So when the moon's only partly full, you only feel a little wolfy?" "You could say that.""Well, you can go ahead and hang your head out the car window if you feel like it.""I'm a werewolf, not a golden retriever. - Cassandra Clare
later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt?it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere. - Warsan Shire
The journey in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.
The victory is not only the pathway of celebration but also to take the greater degree of responsibility for those who were victimised. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts - Jim Morrison
Hide not your talents, they for use were made,What's a sundial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
I was amazed at how strong women were when they were angry. - Robin Hobb, Royal Assassin
The fields were fruitful and starving men moved on the roads. The granaries were full and the children of the poor grew up rachitic. - John Steinbeck
It didn’t affect him because he couldn’t fathom how I felt. He never saw how I held or how I dealt. And when a breeze hits, his first thought is never a scent. We worked in different ways and different places, which were divided by a constellation. - Dominic Riccitello
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
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The universe is soo huge, it would be a pity if we were alone - Maybe Carl Sagan otherwise me myself
But always, to her, red and green cabbages were to be jade and burgundy, chrysoprase and prophyry. Life has no weapons against a woman like that. - Edna Ferber
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
Ithink we all experience the same thing. We resent thethought that anything can please us when someone we loveis no longer here to share the pleasure with us, and we almostfeel as if we were unfaithful to our sorrow when wefind our interest in life returning to us. - L.M. Montgomery
Maybe she would have done more good as a playwright than as a doctor, after all clichés were like plaque in the arteries of the imagination, they clogged the sense of what was possible. Maybe if enough people had worked to demolish clichés, the world wouldn't have ended. - Charlie Jane Anders
Knowledge has a materiality, not unlike the materiality of a ladder, that can be used to gain access to places and worlds that were previously unimaginable. - Lana Wachowski
You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. - Jalaluddin Rumi
We were born in charge of our own being, our own personality. Other people's personalities are beyond our control. - Franz Bardon
You could try making sense out of the universe, but you were too small and the parts you needed to see were too large or even smaller. - Kathryn Davis
They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds. - Dinos Christianopoulos
Our children were allowed to help when they were little, urged to help when they grew a little older, and sometimes ordered to help when they were teenagers. - Boyd K. Packer
We were the creatures desired throughout the ages... foolish humans didn't even realize it, living in their own little world. - Kay Harding
They say women have no conscience about laws, don't they?" Mrs MacAvelly suggested. "Why should we?" answered her friend. "We don't make 'em– nor God– nor nature. Why on earth should we respect a set of silly rules made by some men one day and changed by some more the next? - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The physique of a Messiah. But too clever to believe in God or be convinced of his own mission. And too sensitive, even if he were convinced, to carry it out. His muscles would like to act and his feelings would like to believe; but his nerve-endings and his cleverness won't allow it. - Aldous Huxley
Again, "Pray without ceasing" (1 Thess. 5:17), and here the word to pray does not mean to beg or to plead as if God were unwilling to give--but simply to expose by faith every situation as it arises, to the all-sufficiency of the One who indwells you by His life. - W. Ian Thomas
But you're so strong. I wish I were strong. I just like eating. - Ursula K. Le Guin
We loved each other. We fought for each other. When worlds collapsed we were buried in the rubble together and when we were dug out of the rubble and rescued we all celebrated together. - Miriam Toews
Family connexions were always worth preserving, good company always worth seeking. - Jane Austen
When you read,' the man whispered, 'you discover who you really are. You find traces of yourself, little pieces you didn't know were there. - Malcom McNeill
The adult were once young.The young have not yet attained adulthood. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You actually cannot sell the idea of freedom, democracy, diversity, as if it were a brand attribute and not reality -- not at the same time as you're bombing people, you can't. - Naomi Klein
It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way. - Ernest Hemingway
Life isn’t about being perfect; it’s about improving. It’s not about achieving more, acquiring more, or even about actually being more. It’s about becoming better…better than you were. - Toni Sorenson
Beautiful things were sometimes mixed up with treacherous things, they could even happen at the same time, or one could lead to the other, I thought. - Norman Ollestad
You are always in my thoughts. When you were little, I knew your whereabouts at any given moment. Now that you are...off on your own, I still always know where you are, because I keep you in my heart. - Elizabeth Berg
"Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "if it was so, it might be, and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic!"
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again. - Og Mandino
It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea. - Bible
If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence every one must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart. - Solon
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. - Helen Keller
These poems, with all their crudities, doubts and confusions, are written for the love of man and in Praise of God, and I'd be a damn fool if they weren't. - Dylan Thomas
They hadn't much faith in travel, nor a great belief in a change of scene as a panacea for spiritual ills; they were simply glad to be going. - Zelda Fitzgerald
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thru' chinks of his cavern.
Be what you would seem to be -- or, if you'd like it put more simply -- Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, "I wanna grow up and be a critic." - Richard Pryor
You were meant to write this book. - M. Kirin
The true measure of a best friend is where they are when you make the biggest decision of your life, not where they were during the decision process. - Shannon L. Alder
Is it a good idea or not?? Were we build for that or not??We know to much so let's remove us?? - Deyth Banger
If you are a real writer, then just surrender to the writer's life, all of it, even the bad stuff. When you do that, the beauty appears: the peace, the meaning, the joy, the fulfillment, the sense that you are doing what you were born to do and what could be better, in the end, than that? - Lauren B. Davis
Treat everyone you meet as if they were you. - Doug Dillon
I don't miss you, I miss who I thought you were. - Waseem Latif
To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die. - Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
We all were courageous in the starting moments, few of us stayed courageous till the final moments and the world called them successful men. - Amit Kalantri
Above all I needed to be made to think about what it meant that I was a woman, instead of acting unreflectingly as though I were a man, bound to live out the script of a man’s life. - Jill Ker Conway
What we may view as bad or dark experiences will often be what makes us who we were always meant to be. - Beem Weeks
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience. - Shelley Winters
We too often let the material things serve as indicators that we're doing well, even though something inside us tells us that were not doing our best. That we are avoiding that which is hard, but also necessary. That we are shrinking from rather than vising to the challenges of the age. - Barack Obama
[These]were the legitimate acts of self-defense which had been forced upon the Irish people by English aggression... We did not initiate the war, nor were we allowed to choose the battleground. - Michael Collins
Without the dreamers who write science fiction and other imaginary material we'd still be sitting in caves ... if we weren't already extinct. - William C. Samples
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
We were fair game but we have kept out of the cesspool. We are strong. We are the good ones. Do not discover us for we lie together all in green like pond weeds. Hold me, my young dear, hold me. - Anne Sexton
An answer gone unanswered will be answered in a parallel universe. Existence is classified in unrecorded dimensions. - Vishwanath S J
Live like you were dying, Love because you are. - Mark Green
Don't waste water even if you were at a running stream - Anonymous
My breath caught fire and my heart leapt infinite beats within his proximity."Wreck me, tame me. The way you want it." I whispered my plea.His foggy grey eyes glinted with desire and lust. "I will". The two words were my end as well as the beginning of something new and insurmountable between us. - niki_g
The moment that all these myths were brought together in so-called 'holy books'has -without any doubt- to be seenas the most disastrous point in timein the history of mankind.From: "Gesels van een imaginaire god"(Scourges of an imaginary god) - A.J. Beirens
Only the winners decide what were war crimes.
To achieve great things we must live as though we were never going to die. - Marquis de Vauvenargues
The difference between successful and unsuccessful people isn’t really aboutresources that were available to them when they started out, Instead its their resourcefulness or personal initiative that makes the difference. - Derric Yuh Ndim
A minute later the steam stopped. By then, I was soaking wet and, no doubt, my pores were open. Some people pay a fortune for this kind of beauty treatment. I got mine for free, if you disregard the bruises, headache and all those dead people."- Corin Hayes, Silent City (working title) - G.R. Matthews
I found myself tumbling down a 2000-foot face and my senses were so reduced. I couldn’t hear anything. It was totally peaceful. I was totally calm. - Travis Rice
It always felt as though there were a shaken beehive living in my chest. I could never rest. - Stacy Morris
Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today? 1) Writing his memoirs of the Civil War. 2) Advising the President. 3) Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin. - David Letterman
...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
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others. - Marianne Williamson
Violet sighed in the way you do when you know something bad is going to happen, but hope against hope that it won’t, but it does anyway and you realize that you always knew it would and were stupid for having made yourself believe that you could stop it. - Victoria Forester
He could add something to the list of things you weren't supposed to do. Don't get hurt, don't get dirty, don't get drunk, don't get scared, don't count on it. You ended up doing all of them. - Virginia Euwer Wolff
And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world. - Robert Frost
For aeons past, there were many gods who descended to be humans, yet there were not many humans who ascended back to their divinity. - Raphael Zernoff
Stars are not afraid of you surpassing them; if they were, they would not light your way to the edge of the universe. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The mystery that surrounded how their souls were tied, would certainly make a great read in decades to come, but for the time being though, they had to surrender and observe, as destiny played chess with their lives, eager to prevent them from running away from it. - Pertunia Lehoka
Most of my novels were developped from dreams I had. A dreamer I AM! Literally , at 1 AM. A dream with 140 characters is to dream an impossible dream. Too many characters to develoo from it. But in twitter that worked just fine for me, - Ana Claudia Antunes
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
If you stand in the way of two people who were meant to be together, destiny's train will run you over. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You were sent to unite peopleYou were not been sent to divide people. - Jalaluddin Rumi
that which deludes you to be unhappy can be overpowered by another delusion that causes greater unhappiness - Devdutt Pattanaik
Where would we be in this soulless universe if there weren't a few people who hold on to memories, their hearts yearning for long-lost feelings? - Nicolas Barreau
Last night, I spoke to God.I told Him my plans. He started to cry.I thought I was great to move The Greatest to tears.He said that He was crying only becausemy plans were very differentthan His plans for me. - Kamand Kojouri
Were this world an endless pain, and by sailing eastward we could forever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage. - Herman Melville
We would not be ashamed of doing some of the things we do in private, if the number of sane human beings who do them in public were large enough. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Your words will either give you joy or give you sorrow, but if they were spoken without regret, they give you peace. - Shannon L. Alder
Realizing you have something in common with another person makes you more human than you were yesterday. - ME :)
His hand cupped her cheek as he lowered his head to hers. Just before their lips touched, a light knock sounded on the door. - Lia Davis
We were young, thoughtless - carried away with our own cleverness - J.K. Rowling
Whiteness is the color of death, you know, not black. Wetness is life, the breeder and shaper of life. In the beginning the sun was black. So all light was absorbed before it had a chance to return. And our dreams, then, were empty. - Jim Carroll
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. - Hebrew Proverb
For 1,300 days of Sarajevo's drama, important people in the world who were supposed to act kept their eyes closed, ... But not you. You were not silent. Your voice was clear. - Alijia Izetbegovic
There were no sparks, just a gasoline fire burning through the dark - Sukh Dev
When my children were little, always I had to explain things.Now they don't ask much more, have I become more stupid? - Hannu Vilponen
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
I also know a Were-Pomeranian named Phoebe Fluffenstuff that will gut someone with her samurai sword as casually as you would slice a pie - James R Tuck
It's ironic when black non-Muslims say Islam is not a religion that uplifts black people when two of the most celebrated black heroes in recent history were both Muslim; Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali. - Habeeb Akande
you were born as an origional don't die as a copy - sarah farhat
They were untouched by modern education, but their government was striving with might and main to procure this inestimable benefit for them; anticlericalism and American bustle would soon free them from belief in miracles and holy likenesses. - Robertson Davies
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
We were friends, never paramours. A lover who is enigmatic will most likely prove to be a cataclysm waiting to happen. But a charming friend whose usual warmth is raveled through moments of cool inscrutability can be an intriguing companion. - Dean Koontz
In the newspapers the row about the prospect of genetically modified food raged on, and yet here were consumers effectively demanding lambs with four back legs. - Rose Prince
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
The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame - Terry Pratchett
Erik, Erik! I saved your life! Remember? You were scentenced to death! But for me you would be dead by now. - Gaston Leroux
If I were not to put my arms out; would I have not caught you when you fell - Jeremy Aldana
If human life were long enough to find the ultimate theory, everything would have been solved by previous generations. Nothing would be left to be discovered. - Stephen Hawking
The church I had loved so much was not a good place for me to hear the sound of my own voice. There was room for my talent but no room for my voice. The preacher’s voice was too loud. Teachings rooted in fear and condemnation were too loud. I had to get in a space where I could hear. - Suzette Hinton
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living in me and now I enjoy ever bit of my life and hope best for rest...something beyond lovelines from Love Vs Destiny... - Atul Purohit
Ah! That glance of yours did some magic on me, you were not aware of. For once I died and was reborn. - Ramana Pemmaraju
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
Myriam and I are both hard workers, and together we make a strong team. We found ways to make a living, educate our children, and to take care of my parents until their last days, and we managed to have fun doing it. ...The friendships we made along the way were the biggest treasure of all. - Marc Ashton
It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing mankind today can be solved with means and methods which were applied or seemed to work in the past. . .
It's not being in the past, but accepting who we were and being who we are. - Roisin Turner
Larry: She doesn't want to be happy.Dan: Everybody wants to be happy.Larry: Depressives don't. They want to be unhappy to confirm they're depressed. If they were happy they couldn't be depressed anymore. They'd have to go out into the world and live. Which can be depressing. - Patrick Marber
I like video games, but they're really violent. I'd like to play a video game where you help the people who were shot in all the other games. It'd be called 'Really Busy Hospital. - Demetri Martin
Part of the pleasure has to do with a sense of efficiency, of materials exactly allocated and completely used. Another part has to do with a sense of inevitability, the feeling that someone knew where we were headed all along, even if we and the characters did not. - Wendy Lesser
I kept trying to talk myself out of my second thoughts when they were trying to help me. My advice? When it comes to relationships, second thoughts should be promoted. - Deb Caletti
The hardest thing in the world is to let go of who you once thought you were and to manifest your true self, at the risk of being unloved. This is self-actualization. - Kamand Kojouri
I realized that all my life, my values were based upon typical middle-class American values: hard work, doing good, living well, owning things, following the rules & being the best I can be... but God clearly says, "those are not MY values. I value justice, mercy & humility. - John Green
Truth is that we all need facts we cannot continue to eat only the food that is given to us. Sometimes we have to feed ourselves otherwise we set our self up for dependency on the wrong nutrition without realizing that we were being poisoned the whole time. - R. Lewis
Back in Russia we were dirt-poor. Here in the West we are still poor but have risen above the dirt to tower alongside stalks of grass! - Vera Nazarian
‎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
No one invites you to the top - you have to claw your way up. When you get there, you will sit with the others who were also uninvited - giggling. - Staness Jonekos
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and, were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. - George Santayana
To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true! - H. L. Mencken
Helloooo? I just made some changes in my life, and if I don't get back to you as soon as possible, then guess what? You were one of those changes. - Rumiko Takahashi
The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs. - Shannon L. Alder
This is like teaching queer remedial at the continuation high school. You were fishing, and you caught me. Don't you get that?""Oh, hell no." Tristan just stared. - Z.A. Maxfield
From childhood's hour I have not beenAs others were; I have not seenAs others saw - Edgar Allan Poe
Apparently, my hopes, dreams and aspirations were no match against my poor spelling, punctuation and grammar. - Red Red Rover
The discoveries of my life that were of greatest significance (1) When I discovered love, (2) When I discovered faith and (3) When I discovered one cannot be without the other. - Tonny K. Brown
Those who grow Tall by giving it their All, without the worry of Fall, are powered by a Passion, that is born from Inspiration.-RVM - R.v.m.
Man's drive for self expression, which over centuries built his monuments, does not stay within set bounds; the creations, which yesterday were the detested and obscene, become the classics of today.
Those vibrations that we created have indeed fall upon us. Only those acts that were done in the ignorant (Self unawareness) state, that has given us reactions. - Dada Bhagwan
You can't just call the Praetor. It's not like 1-800-WEREWOLF. - - Jordan Kyle Cassandra Clare
All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince - ilana Graf
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
As you go through life's rich tapestry, you realize that most people you meet aren't fit to shine your shoes. It's a sad fact, but it's true. A good friend is someone who'd hide you if you were on the run for murder. How many of them do you know? - Lemmy Kilmister
Curious that it is impossible for a man to be original without attracting around him a set of unoriginal minds, as though he were a honey-pot and they the flies! - Marie Corelli
Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty. - Oscar Wilde
Those that have lost their lives to suicide were good people, who were in deep, deep pain. Keep speaking about mental illness and keep it out of the darkness. - Mariel Hemingway
Walking thru this graveyard, I realize times were never really hard. We live, we love, we let it go. The world ain't changed me at all. - Kevin Dalton
Whoever you are. Where ever you are. With whom so ever you are & were. Whatever may be your past. What so ever may be the truth. I will wait for you & I will fade away just like a daffodil when storm comes. - Srinivas Shenoy
I wonderif you ever read my poemsand wish they were writtenfor you. - Kamand Kojouri
When I was outside, you were saying why you are comming home, why you won't go home??When now I'm home why I'm not going outside... wtf???????? - Deyth Banger
Thought isn't a form of energy. So how on Earth can it change material processes? That question has still not been answered. - Vladimir I. Vernadsky
If you were destined to be a poet, then you won't brainstorm for lines that rhymes. If you were destined to be a celebrity, then you shouldn't start searching for fans. If you are truly a god, then let others worship you! - Michael Bassey Johnson
Dr. John Nash Ott had discovered by 1987 that glass, artificial light sources, electricity and electronic systems were having extensive detrimental effects on plants, animals and humans. - Steven Magee
Wer leichter glaubt, wird schwerer klug. - Martin Urban
They were more than partners, more than brothers; they were very nearly the same person. - A.C. Williams
In our beautiful memoryWe were all handsomeWe could all singWe all had the heart Of the prettiest girl in townAnd we all hit .300 - John Buck O'Neil
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, And that's what parents were created for. - Ogden Nash
The only person that you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday - Ain Eineziz
Led Zeppelin created their music from a diet of Bert Jansch, Memphis Minnie, John Fahey, Billy Fury, Phil Spector, Richard 'Rabbit' Brown, Moby Grape, Manitas De Plata and Om Kalsoum. Those who came afterwards were content with a diet of Led Zeppelin, which is not the same thing at all. - David Hepworth
If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Follow your bliss and don't be afraid, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be. - Joseph Campbell
They weren't hours, these classes; they weren't even forty-five minutes--they were "periods," which sounded to me as if they were each at once a little era and then the end you had to see decisively put to it. - Gary Lutz
When it comes to being famous, you’re usually the last to know, and the first to deny it. Unless you were already famous in your head. In which case, party on, Wayne! Party on, Garth! - Carroll Bryant
I think that we were both the same star in the beginning of the universe and as the star exploded we drew apart. Our atoms merging into two different bodies, but over time our atoms found a way and found each other again. - Michaela Ruiz
This is also the case with our disease-care system: it focuses on treating symptoms as if they were root causes, and as a result, it tends to choose interventions that completely ignore the true root causes and thus make it highly likely that symptoms will reappear. - T. Colin Campbell
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away. - Ronald Reagan
Life is a series of surprises and would not be worth taking or keeping if it were not. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Young girls frequently report that their early sexual experiences were coerced. In a study in South Africa, 30 percent of girls report that their first sexual intercourse was forced. In rural Malawi, 55 percent of adolescent girls surveyed report that they were often forced to have sex. - Njovana Watts
All the electronic devices are powered by white smoke. When smoke goes out, device is dead. - Milan Nikolić
Nescire autem quid antequam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum. (To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.) - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Since the whole affair had become one of religion, the vanquished were of course exterminated. - Voltaire
Greatness is not in were we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind, and somtimes agaisnt it - but sail we must. And not drift, nor lie at anchor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world - Helen Keller
He smiled, and suddenly she knew that his words were true. Everything would be all right. Maybe not today and maybe not tomorrow, but soon. Tragedy couldn't coexist in a world with one of Colin's smiles. - Julia Quinn
And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence - Bertrand Russell
Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers. - William Feather
If I were to measure my successes by the mistakes that I have made & only focus on the lessons that were learned along the way, then that in itself overall, would be a positive step in the right direction. - Christine Upton
Never stop growing. The world's tallest redwood trees were all once little nuts, that kept growing regardless of weather, trials or tribulations. - Mark F. LaMoure
He got off on Lincoln and slavery and dared any man there to deny that Lincoln and the negro and Moses and the children of Israel were the same, and that the Red Sea was just the blood that had to be spilled in order that the black race might cross into the Promised Land. - William Faulkner
If politics were a musical, it would be "Promises, Promises". - Ronald Reagan
I realized that the "thing" and the "concept" were substituted for feeling and understood the falsity of the world of will and idea - Kazimir Malevich
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
Belike you thought our love would last too long, if it were chain'd together. - William Shakespeare
Let the dawn of the New Year’s first day be the beginning of a new era with an invisible Almighty’s blessings showered on everyone to be always true to their own first version. - Anuj Somany
It hurts so badly when you grow up and understand that everything you believed in and devoted yourself were just fallacy and stupidity. - M.F. Moonzajer
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
If they were there for you when you had nothing, they are the ones worth having now. If they only notice you because of what you have gained, are they worth having at all? - Donna Lynn Hope
The course of a life can be changed with some well timed, lovingly asked, honestly answered questions. - Lesley Sears
How hard it is to now believe that these strong, merciless chains of fear and hopelessness, rendering the limbs of my mind motionless, were once innocuous mere threads. -Mehul.M - Abhinav .M
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it. - George Bernard Shaw
It is better to have dreamed a thousand dreams that never were than never to have dreamed at all.
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity? - Elie Wiesel
We lied to ourselves thinking in our minds we knew everything. We were deceived in believing that youthful enthusiasm could replace wizened maturity. - Anna M. Aquino
It was only one man who had gone, but it felt like forever, something so permanent and unstoppable that it blasted her. If she were a tree, she would drop all her leaves. - Jenny Downham
You will miss a normal life while living a successful life, but not as much as the craving for a successful life while you were living a normal life. - Amit Kalantri
I was married, a mom, and a career woman—the holy trinity of women in the twenty-first century. The three expressions were truly distinct, but the unity of them created the essence. I must confess I felt in control, much more than I felt blessed. - Sharon Nir
There is no good envy, except the one that motivates us to reach higher goals and be better than the person we were yesterday. - Ogwo David Emenike
The masters and overseers were so good at employee development, in their absence, the employees still achieved the company's mission - Darnell Lamont Walker
You will find rest from vain fancies if you perform every act in life as though it were your last. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
These men were born to drill and die. Point for them the virtue of the slaughter, Make plain to them the excellence of killing And a field where a thousand corpses lie. - Stephen Crane
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
High hopes were once formed of democracy; but democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. - Oscar Wilde
The problem with our society today is that when things fall apart we do remember to call upon the Lord, but when God answers our prayers we are too quick to exclude Him from those answered prayers. - Gugu Mona
We thought speaking in English meant you were more intelligent. We were wrong of course. It does not matter what language you choose, the important thing is the words you use to express yourself. - Malala Yousafzai
If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice. - Heraclitus
You really haven't changed, you've just become more of yourself. That is really what were all trying to do: become more of ourselves. - Oprah Winfrey
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
if it was time that made me lost what we were, then i hate time... - Maira Zafred Marinho Mesel
I hadn’t understood at the time. If sinners were so unhappy,why would they prefer their suffering? But now I knew why.Without my wounds, who was I? My scars were my face, my pastwas my life. - Janet Fitch
If God were not willing to forgive sin, heaven would be empty - German Proverb
If you were waiting for the opportune moment, that was it. - Jack Sparrow
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
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it's worse when they are wearing dark glasses and have streamers in their antlers because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
The first time Enokizu met me, the first words he said were: "You look like an ape."When someone is that outrageously rude, it's hard to be angry. - Natsuhiko Kyogoku
If you can think about it, you can achieve it. The difference between your thought and achievement are your self-doubt, and fear of failure. The longer you will take to start, the longer you will take to reach your destination. Seeds of everything that we see around were first sown in the mind. - Sanjeev Himachali
Women, churchgoers, and conservative were more likely than men, nonchurch goers, and liberals to disagree with the reductionist (neural) account of human life. - Andrew Ferguson
And if insight were sufficient, if the inner life were the whole of life, their happiness has been assured. - E.M. Forster
Nothing is built on stone; All is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. - Jorge Luis Borges
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age.Nothing does --- except wrinkles.It's true,some wines improves with age.But only if the grapes were good in the first place - Abigail Van Buren
...we could think or feel as we wished toward the characters, or as the poet, discounting history, invited us to; we were the poet's guest, his world was his own kingdom, reached, as one of the poems told us, through the 'Ring of Words'... - Janet Frame
Sei: The Kudzu snacks were so good I had two and a half bowls but seeing you eat 16 and a half bowls was disgusting. I sriously considered killing you.Okita: You're horrible! Besides then I'd bleed Kudzu snacks!Sei: NOO! STOP!!! I CAN SEE IT!! I'LL HAVE NIGHTMARES!! - Taeko Watanabe
Never leave a situation unless you know what you needed and what you were never going to get. - Shannon L. Alder
To take this one shot at life and live it with God is to take this one shot and have it reverberate across and around my world as if it were a million shots and more. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We were a perfect match. Maybe that's why we burnt out. - Anonymous
I had no choice but to accept these voices and images as my gift. My ability. Their energy engrossed my music. I played passionately for them. To set them free. They were part of my life now. I didn't chose them, they chose me."...Elizabeth (DESCENDANT– chapter 2) - L.J. Amodeo
Relationship doesn’t remain, We resonate on different flames, I could cut you down again, If you were like all other men, If you were like all other men, I know that I could shut you down again - Amy Winehouse
There are so many voices heard today asserting that one should "have religion" or "believe," but all they mean is that one should associate himself, "sign up" with some religious group. Stand up and be counted. As if religion were somehow primarily a matter of gregariousness... - Thomas Merton
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
Up, lad: thews that lie and cumberSunlit pallets never thrive;Morns abed and daylight slumberWere not meant for man alive. - A.E. Housman
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happy hour, the long weekend, the all-inclusive island resort, the sunny beach vacation. Happiness is somewhere else, someplace with boat drinks, some secret, distant state of bliss which if they were given would bore them in minutes. - Geoffrey Wood
The more success the quantum theory has, the sillier it looks. How nonphysicists would scoff if they were able to follow the odd course of developments! - Albert Einstein
There were many terrible things in my life and most of them never happened. - Michel de Montaigne
Three people were at work on a construction site. All were doing the same job, but when each was asked what thejob was, the answers varied. "Breaking rocks," the first replied. "Earning my living," the second said. "Helping tobuild a cathedral," said the third. - P. Schultz
When the tendencies (vruti) that were wandering around since time immemorial come within & enter into the Self’s (Soul’s) abode; it is known as freedom from all wanderings (nivruti). - Dada Bhagwan
Every night I tell my children all of the things that I love about them. I tell them how proud I am of their accomplishments and how much better our lives have been since they were born. I hope they will always realize how much they are loved and valued. I feel so blessed that they are in my life. - Tom Giaquinto
You were too lazy to learn to dance until it was almost too late, and in the same way you were too lazy to learn to love. As for ideal and tragic love, that I don't doubt you can do marvellously- and all honour to you. Now you will learn to love a little in an ordinary human way. - Hermann Hesse
The person who has trust in divine justice is neither upset when treated unfairly, nor seeks his justice; on the contrary, he accepts the false accusations as if they were true, and does not try to convince others that he has been slandered; instead he asks to be forgiven... - Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain
It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it." - Andy Warhol
that the grace of fable stirs the mind"...and..."that the perusal of excellent books is, as it were, to interview with the noblest men of past ages - René Descartes
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. - Cherie Carter-Scott
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink. - George Orwell
Anything that was created today were once an unknown insecurity far beyond the next chapter of your life! - Vishwanath S J
I could tell that my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio. - Rodney Dangerfield
Imagine all the wondrous things your arms might embrace if they weren't wrapped so tightly around your struggles. - Sheila M Burke
I bought some batteries, but they weren't included. - Steven Wright
If there were a verb meaning "to believe falsely," it would not have any significant first person, present indicative. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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
You were almost like a haiku: said so little, but meant so much. - Abraham Algahanem
Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win. - Harper Lee
You are not a ghost.' I was sure of that. Wherever the dreams came from, they were not really her.'Of course I am.' Amy shook her head. 'That is all memories are. Ghosts and demons kicking around upstairs. - Kathleen Peacock
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
We were created to look at one another, weren't we - Edgar Degas
We think so because other people all think so; or because after all, we do think so; or because we were told so, and think we must think so; or because we once thought so, and think we still think so; or because, having thought so, we think we will think so.
There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why,--when it did not seem worthwhile to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable annihilation. - Kate Chopin
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
Be not too hasty either with praise or blame; speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods. - Seneca
One ought every day at least to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Everyone in the world was programmed by the place they were born, hemmed in by their beliefs, but you had to at least try to grow your own brain - Scott Westerfeld
How old are you?""Ten," answered Tangle."You don't look like it," said the lady."How old are you, please?" returned Tangle."Thousands of years old," answered the lady."You don't look like it," said Tangle."Don't I? I think I do. Don't you see how beautiful I am! - George MacDonald
Wherever and whenever a woman is harassed, abused and exploited there could be found a religion or some kind of irrational belief and suppression of reason among the minds of men or women who were responsible for the exploitation. - Thiruman Archunan
Once when asked how I would like to be remembered, I answered, "As someone who opened doors. - Dave Brubeck
A Spiritual Samaritan lives knowing that if we were to leave this world tomorrow, we were the best humans we could be and we touched the lives of as many souls as possible. We are not asked to be perfect. We are asked to make a difference. - Molly Friedenfeld
Once, poets were magicians. Poets were strong, stronger than warriors or kings stronger than old hapless gods. And they will be strong once again. - Greg Bear
I hated you, said Laurent. "I hated you so badly I thought I’d choke on it. If my uncle hadn’t stopped me, I would have killed you. And then you saved my life, and every time I needed you, you were there, and I hated you for that, too. - CS Pacat
Writers more interested in literature than the truth ensure that they never come out with either thing one reason that the word literature today sounds so fake, as if you were to insist on saying cuisine every time you meant food. Food, as in sustenance, is more like what we have in mind. - The editors n+1
Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated. - Ernest Hemingway
Dictatorship, by whatever name, is founded on the doctrine that the individual amounts to nothing; that the State is the only one that counts; and that men and women and children were put on earth solely for the purpose of serving the state. - Harry Truman
I remember calling the council's cemetery department to ask about body decomposition in different soil types. Once they had verified that I was a novelist and not a sicko, they were extremely helpful. - Sara Sheridan
If it weren't my life, I wouldn't have believed it. I hated everyone, for they were so phony. I don't give a damn about my bad reputation - Yuvika Mathur
gurl,if you were a flower I will plant you in heart,watering you with my blood and cover you with my body. - knight mayor
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...
Yes, if we were prepared to be honest we might rid ourselves of much self deception. - Moliere
We [-women and men-] are all equal in our creaturehood, whatever our sex, color, age, background, or abilities. But we are all different in the functions we were created to perform, as different as water from stones, and engineering from imaginative fiction. - Mary McDermott Shideler
The same rightists who decades ago were shouting, 'Better dead than red!' are now often heard mumbling, 'Better red than eating hamburgers. - Slavoj Žižek
When people encounter the free market and they recoil or react negatively to it, they're merely confessing that voluntaryism, trade and negotiation are foreign and threatening to them, which tells you everything about how tragically they were raised. - Stefan Molyneux
Because," I said, "the japanese were as responsible as the Germans for turning Americans into a bunch of bankrupt militaristic fuckups - after we'd done such a good job of being sincere war-haters after the First World War. - Kurt Vonnegut
In a dispassionate view the ardour for reform, improvement for virtue, for knowledge, and even beauty is only a vein sticking up for appearances as though one were anxious about the cut of ones clothes in a community of blind men. - Joseph Conrad
The best mind might be the wisest mind if it were a mind alone that produces wisdom.
Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms. - Alan Corenk
If we didn't read people who were bastards, we'd never read anything. Even the best of us are at least part-time bastards. - Mary Karr
& may you shine on in the sky with diamonds & dreams...do it for the suit behind the platform, who only wished he were free.have strength in freedom. - L V HALL
Sometimes life holds more than people allow themselves to see. Such individuals may continue to live as though they are blind for eternities before realizing they were merely clamping their eyes shut. - Emily Herr
When I was a child, I used to wonder why markets in my locality were all situated near the main roads. I grew up a little to get the answer; " that business minded people can meet there easily!" Your dream must be situated where they can meet people! - Israelmore Ayivor
Isn't it a good thing we don't know everything? If we did, we wouldn't have a reason to have curiosity, and curiosity is like imagination, taking us back to the time when we were just children in our own fantasylands. - Jule Warner
Although the many virtues that courtesans possessed were employed to defy circumstances, the role they played depended on the same circumstances over which they triumphed- conditions which to, fortunately for modern women, no longer exist. - Susan Griffin
Mankind is a single body and each nation a part of that body. We must never say "What does it matter to me if some part of the world is ailing?" If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
But if you were to die ten times for him, you would not alter his destiny in the slightest - Hermann Hesse
If sex were food, Rhage would have been morbidly obese.(Dark Lover) - J.R. Ward
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
I should not really object to dying were it not followed by death. - Thomas Nagel
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
Perseverance is everything. We all stumbled when we took our first steps yet we were running sooner than we realized, and then we couldn’t stay still. Why stay still now? - Rob Liano
Bullies were only triumphant when they made other people feel smaller than they themselves felt. - Jessica Haight and Stephanie Robinson
Life is a dark stage on which you were born to shine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It was a kind of sado-masochism. I would take the things that were painful to me and elevate them and, through the mantra of music, make them into a release. - Michael Gira
Just because you weren't born with wings, it doesn't mean you weren't meant to fly. - Joseph Antoun
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off. - Stephen King
Whatever the questions that trouble you just get up and ask, don't let them suffocate you. Because questions not asked will stay questions unanswered. - Mansi Soni
The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn't have seen [these qualities] in you, even temporarily, if they weren't part of your essential being. - Martha Beck
If women were as good as men they'd be a lot better! - Terry Pratchett
Chasing your dreams is like running a race in the dark, you may quit disheartened, not knowing you were one step away from the finish line. - Prerna Kumar
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
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
Even God does not call every human a man. There are some who have not managed to attain the height of those who God refers to as men. They might be giving birth, eating and drinking, having fun, but yet, when they don’t live for what they were created for, they remain biomasses. - Sunday Adelaja
If one abandons their principles when tested by struggle, they were never true principles but advertisements for character they never possessed. - Tiffany Madison
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.
You were born to be amazing. - Kris Vallotton
I’m mistaken….for thinking you were someone with a heart worth breaking. - Coco J. Ginger
If you weren't built for this life, you'd be dead by now. i think the problem is people don't share enough of their pain with the world, so they never know who else is in pain, too, and what others are going through. we're never really alone in anything. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Marriage is a long conversation, someone once said, and maybe so is a rock band's life. A few minutes later, both were done. - Kim Gordon
The thing that bound us together at Apple was the ability to make things that were going to change the world. That was very important. - Steve Jobs
You can't help it but you were born without a heart. At least you tried to believe what the people with hearts believed so you were a good man just the same. - Kurt Vonnegut
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success. - Stephen Covey
If divorce has increased by one thousand percent, don't blame the women's movement. Blame the obsolete sex roles on which our marriages were based. - Betty Friedan
My grief were thoroughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together! For now it would be heavier than the sand of the desert. - Compton Gage
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
The person whose attention is in the ‘pure Soul’ is known as a renowned person. No one in the past had been celebrated as a famous person; they were called renowned persons. To be famous is the result of an ‘above normal’ state. - Dada Bhagwan
We have long passed the Victorian era, when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby. - W. Somerset Maugham
Many of these new readers were not yet college-educated, but in terms of their seriousness about the world, their own literacy, and above all their ambitions for their children, they might as well have been. - David Halberstam
It rained today. You sat with me. We listened to the pit-patter, felt the cold breeze and got drenched in countless emotions. We didn't say a word to each other. Today, 'words' were mute spectators of our growing love. - Saru Singhal
When I was a girl I would look out my bedroom window at the caterpillars; I envied them so much. No matter what they were before, no matter what happened to them, they could just hide away and turn into these beautiful creatures that could fly away completely untouched. - Patch Adams
I have every luxury imaginable, I own acres of land, and have enough money to buy the moon were it for sale. Though people think I have everything, it sometimes feels like my possessions own me; towering over me and reducing me into a small bundle of insignificance. - J. Matthew Nespoli
Do you believe that our stories were written from before that we are but actors performing on the stage called life with neither rehearsals nor retakes, the dialogues of our own and a fleeting audience or are you someone who pens down his own story? - Chirag Tulsiani
People in every nation behave and respond according to the values and virtues upon which they were raised. We all are a product of our environment. - Sunday Adelaja
Indeed," Fowler answered. He turned and looked at Tony critically. "I say, old man, but you're not much older than that German kid."Yeah," Tony grinned. "But I'm from Texas and meaner than a junkyard bulldog. Makes a difference, you know. - Robert L. Wise
It was almost May. I knew that New York was getting warm now, that London was wet, that Rome was hot -- and I was on Vieques, where it was always hot and where New York and London and Rome were just names on a map. - Hunter S. Thompson
I would I were alive again to kiss the fingers of the rain. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
Cause they say home is where your heart is set in stone, it's where you go when're you're alone, its were you go to rest your bones. It's not just where you lay your head, it's not just where you make your bead. As long as we're together does it matter where we go? - Gabrielle Aplin
Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life. - W. Somerset Maugham
Never let yourself be diverted, either by what you wish to believe, or what you think could have beneficent social effects if it were believed; but look only and solely at what are the facts. - Bertrand Russell
Perhaps we were friends first and lovers second.But then perhaps this is what lovers are. - André Aciman
Then none was for a party;Then all were for the state;Then the great man helped the poor,And the poor man loved the great;Then lands were fairly proportioned;Then spoils were fairly sold;The Romans were like brothersIn the brave days of old. - Thomas Babington Macaulay
Tears were frozen to the book theif's face. - Markus Zusak
The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Jung
If we were the Monkees, we'd be ready by now. - Frank Zappa
Ten long trips around the sun since I last saw that smile, but only joy and thankfulness that on a tiny world in the vastness, for a couple of moments in the immensity of time, we were one. - Ann Druyan
Only in hindsight can we see that out fears and worries were unwarranted, that insecurities and doubts were just illussions, or that we should have taken a risk or dared something new sooner. - Ellyn Spragins
[George Bush] has raised taxes on the people driving pickup trucks and lowered taxes on the people riding in limousines. We can do better. - Bill Clinton
The pools had been written onto the fields by the rain. The pools were a magic worked by the rain, just as the tumbling of the black birds against the grey was a spell that the sky was working and the motion of grey-brown grasses was a spell that the wind made. Everything had meaning. - Susanna Clarke
If I were to live for tomorrow, I would have lived fullest for today. - Santosh Kalwar
There were two and only two messages that could have been comprehended by what he said.But neither of them was soothing; neither of them was a lie. - Sanhita Baruah
We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real? - Ray Bradbury
My mistakes were because I was selfless. I wanted to complete someone else, I didn’t think about completing myself. - Dominic Riccitello
Solitude helps the soul remember that life andwork have two completely different meanings. It remindsus that we were created for greatness in relationship withothers, not task lists and spreadsheets. - Angela L Craig
The world might stop in ten minutes; meanwhile, we are to go on doing our duty. The great thing is to be found at one's post as a child of God, living each day as though it were our last, but planning as though our world might last a hundred years. - C.S. Lewis
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and there discovered was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. - Oprah Winfrey
Though we met at the same station,we were but passing trains;on parallel lines,destined to never meet. - Timothy Joshua
You were born with the power to change others. You change people by the way you treat them. That is what changes the human heart. - Patricia Polacco
Don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Gandhi, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and Jesus Christ. - Shannon L. Alder
I crept in to find my father with pennies on his eyes - and looking closer I saw they were made of foil-covered chocolate. Of course I stole and ate them. Magical guilt? Tell me about it - Steve Aylett
The anvil is hard so that it can help shape the blade. If life were easy, we would all be soft and misshapen shards of metal, tossed into a bin. - J.M. Bush
Women were supposed to be strong, but they weren't really, they weren't allowed to be. - Carol Shields
Dare to be as physically robust and varied as you always were. - Susie Orbach
Prepare yourself for some bad news: Ronald Reagan’s library just burned down. Both books were destroyed. But the real horror: He hadn’t finished coloring either one of them. - Gore Vidal
It's as if my footprints were already on the road before I even got there.I walk into them, my waiting footprints. - Jackie Kay
If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters. - Nora Ephron
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be. - Oprah Winfrey
I think the sense of family and family achievement, plus the discipline which I received there from that one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on. - Alan Shepard
We were all born equal, but where we are in life now is of our own making. - Stephen Richards
Empowered Women 101: The moment you ignore bad behavior, in order to win a person's affection you have not won anything, but a person that has behavioral problems. If you couldn't fix their behavior before you won him, why could you fix him now? - Shannon L. Alder
Feeling low is normal, or sometimes, healthy. A lot of great things this world has witnessed were kickstarted by men when they felt low. - Swaraj Priyadarshi
Are women human yet? If women were human, would we be a cash crop shipped from Thailand in containers into New York's brothels...? Would our genitals be sliced out to "cleanse" us...? When will women be human? When? ~ Half The Sky - Catherine Mackinnon
When comparing 100 years of experience to 1, there is a way to close the gap. One must simply understand the choices that were taken, the roads that were walked, and that there are no guarantees to an unseen future. - Lionel Suggs
How many people meet by chance and then separate as if nothing has happened, without knowing that they were perfect for each other? - Donato Carrisi
All you can try to do is be better than you were yesterday, everyday. - Marcus Harrison Green
I am convinced that if stories such as these have any lasting value, it is in revealing the kind of work young pulp-writers were doing in those days when rates were low and one had to make a typewriter smoke in order to keep eating. - Hugh B. Cave
I've seen many politicians paralyzed in the legs as myself, but I've seen more of them who were paralyzed in the head - George Wallace
remember when God has answered you, it no longer matters who has been against you but for Him to answer you and change your story, you have to make up your mind to disobey the wrong order, change the status quo and BE DIFFERENT! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
In the history of battles and wars, the massacres of civilians were the main reason of revolutions success. - M.F. Moonzajer
I like to watch the news, because I don't like people very much and when you watch the news ... if you ever had an idea that people were really terrible, you could watch the news and know that you're right. - Frank Zappa
I wrote her story because she wanted to live forever and I loved her far more with every word, too much! Even in death her life sought out beauty, for her moments were consumed with love and I could never write such a story without her stars flaming in my heart. - Robert M. Drake
You were born a star; your deeds determine how brightly you'll shine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
That anybody white could take your whole self for anything that came to mind. Not just work, kill, or maim you, but dirty you so bad you forgot who you were and couldn't think it up. And though she and others lived through and got over it, she could never let it happen to her own. - Toni Morrison
Tristan and Isolde were lucky to die when they did. They'd have been sick of all that rubbish in a year. - Robertson Davies
In our day heaven and earth are on tiptoe waiting for the emerging of a Spirit-led, Spirit-empowered people. All of creation watches expectantly for the springing up of a disciplined, freely gathered, martyr people who know in this life the power of the kingdom of God. - Richard Foster
If wishes were horses, I'd need a very big stable. - Greg Curtis
And I think more of a concern has been not within the campaign, the mistakes that were made, not being able to react to the circumstances that those mistakes created in a real positive and professional and helpful way for John McCain. - Sarah Palin
The point is, every book we had could save us in a different way -- only, we had to open it. We had to drop our eyes to the page and drink in the words that were there. - Nova Ren Suma
I met a boy whose eyes showed me that the past, present and future were all the same thing. - Jennifer Elisabeth
History is important. If you don't know history it is as if you were born yesterday. And if you were born yesterday, anybody up there in a position of power can tell you anything, and you have no way of checking up on it. - Howard Zinn
If it were not for hope, the heart would break. - Thomas Fuller
In enlightenment, the seer and the seen disappear. Or, more accurately, are seen through as illusions. In reality, they were never there, apart from being concept and misunderstanding. - Enza Vita
I looked at the people, then, and I saw how busy they were - how much industry and energy described their lives. - Gregory David Roberts
Such elderly people were in the habit of saying that he simply had no will-power; but it might just as well have been said that he had all his life long only been a many-sided dilettante. - Robert Musil
Up till recently 75% of all inventions from the time of the industrial revolution is credited to the countries where Protestant ethics were taught - Sunday Adelaja
They said my dreams were too insignificant to matter, and they might just be right. The thing however is, I owe it to myself to find out if they are. The only way I can do that is to keep dreaming and living my dream. If in the end they are right, at least I can tell myself I did my best. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Were most of your stars out? Were you busy writing your heart out? - J.D. Salinger
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore. - Ogden Nash
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. - Doug Larson
Democrats were quick to point out that President Bush's budget creates a 1 trillion dollar deficit. The White House quickly responded with "Hey, look over there, it's Saddam Hussein."
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. - Norman Augustine
and those who were seen smiling without any reason were thought to be insane by those who could not feel the love that existed in the air! - Anamika Mishra
The best leaders have the ability to align people to their vision and motivate them to work passionately towards its fulfillment as if it were their own. - Ben Morton
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative? - Cesare Pavese
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
The restoration of man’s inner eyes can hardly be expected in this day and age unless, first of all, one were willing and determined simply to exclude from one’s realm of life all those inane and contrived but titillating illusions incessantly generated by the entertainment industry. - Josef Pieper
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A year ago, you fell into my arms and I felt some crazy connection to you. I'm sure as hell not good enough for you, and I'm sure as hell not making any promises, but I'm damn sure you were worth waiting for. - Victoria James
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms. - Giovanni Jacopo Casanova
Life is too short for anger, resentment, hostility and "should have." It is too short to put off doing what brings you joy. Live each day as if it were your last, because one day it will be. - Julie-Anne
If the great figures of this nation’s history were alive today, they would all have to say that they committed a felony when they applied for a job at McDonald’s. - Justin King
When I am dying, I should like my life taken out under general anaesthetic, exactly as if it were a diseased appendix. - Richard Dawkins
Children aren't happy without something to ignore, And that's what parents were created for. - Ogden Nash
Why dost thou gaze upon the sky? O that I were yon spangled sphere! Then every star should be an eye, To wander o'er thy beauties here. - Sir Thomas More
People in any organization are always attached to the obsolete - the things that should have worked but did not, the things that once were productive and no longer are. - Peter F. Drucker
These were the companions who justified my principles, who gave me the strength to continue against any foe, real or imagined. These were the companions who fought the helplessness, the rage, and frustration.These were the friends who gave me my life. - R.A. Salvatore
Never live in the past; were it good to do so, butterflies would crawl back into their cocoons. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If I were told that what I shall write will be read in twenty years by the children of today and that they will weep and smile over it and will fall in love with life, I would devote all my life and all my strengths to it. - Leo Tolstoy
Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t). - James Baraz
Were you always such a stubborn, blind, obtuse girl?Are you calling me stupid?Yes, but in a more poetic way!Well, here’s a poem for you. Get lost! - Colleen Houck
If roses were not special weeds would not envy them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. - Helen Keller
Most of the laugh tracks on television were recorded in the early 1950’s. These days, most of the people you hear laughing are dead. - Chuck Palahniuk
Sometimes When You Are Serious, People Thought You Were Joking, But Sometimes When You Are Joking, People Thought You Were Serious - Harry Toh Jun Shen
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 working-hours were natural, then employed men would only get erections between 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. during the week. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
April and May were painful, lonely months for me because I couldn't talk to you. I never knew that spring could be so painful and lonely. Better to have three Februaries than a spring like this. - Haruki Murakami
If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done. - Anonymous
Once they were men. Now they are land crabs.
Kate was never going to understand the extent to which men were stupid. - Chris Pavone
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
You were not born to just go to school and work, Discover the world and enjoy your life while you're still young - El Fuego
If you were blessed to wake up this morning, remember that you have indeed won the grand universal lottery; you have been given yet another chance at life! Your big question is, what will you do with your winnings today? - Inshan Meahjohn
Do you remember when we learned how to fly? We'd play make-believe, we were young and had time on our side - Paradise Fears
Empowered Women 101: Happiness is something that you establish before a relationship. It is not the relationship that establishes it first. - Shannon L. Alder
I can see education is everywhere, and many people were educated. But I realize that common sense is not that common. - Nurudeen Ushawu
If the lifestyle choices outlined in this book were uniformly adopted, the savings in suffering and health care costs would be tremendous. - Tim Loy
when you change the way you think, you'll begin to see things that were not seen before, and this is the path of wisdom .عندما تغير طريقة تفكيرك سوف ترى أشياء لم تكن تراها من قبل، وهذا هو طريق الحكمة - Hicham LM Kamelionaire
Books—they weren't ladders out of the abyss, but they were companions. - John Green
During the Vietnam War, every respectable artist in this country was against the war. It was like a laser beam. We were all aimed in the same direction. The power of this weapon turns out to be that of a custard pie dropped from a stepladder six feet high. - Kurt Vonnegut
Both groups [of pundits] were critics, and that is the heart of the problem. Jeffrey A. Miller - If you are a pundit, you seem so smart when you are telling the President what he did wrong… This [is] mostly BS.
Those who dance were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.
The two important things I did learn were that you are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be, and that the most difficult part of an endeavor is taking the first step, making the first decision.
Every year it minus or subtract a percentage of your life. Thats why when we grow , The time is more faster, the months are faster, days are faster. We are hardly able to keep track of time. We are also getting closer to death than we were . - De philosopher DJ Kyos
We weren't born to create excuses, we were born to create excellence. - Janna Cachola
I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time? - Walter Scott
When a small group of people come together to relive the Salem witch hunts, God cries. For if anything is sorrowful to God, it is evil done in his name. When you find out you were not given the truth, how will you live with yourself? - Shannon L. Alder
You were born with a song in the seat of your soul; let the life that you live be the singing of it. - LaShaun Middlebrooks Collier
All of your fears and thoughts were mine, you were so scared but it was beyond divine. - Dominic Riccitello
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
Live with the assumption that every day it will rain. If it does, you were right. If it doesn’t, you were fortunate. - Zack W. Van
If she were drowning, I'd hold her head under - Jandy Nelson
This view, as a rounded whole and in all its essential elements, has very recently disappeared from science. It died a royal death with Agassiz.[It had formerly been held that there were no genetic connections among species.] - Asa Gray
The truth is this: People that give you focus, energy and anger do care. If you were nothing then you wouldn't be able to affect them. Behind every over reaction was first the thought that your opinion mattered and your respect was once of value or you wouldn't get the response you got. - Shannon L. Alder
You are priceless— fearfully and wonderfully made. God shaped and modeled you in your mother's womb. God created you in his own image. You were created, redeemed, and are deeply loved and valued by God. Therefore, the man who wants to be involved with you should have to count the cost. - Michelle McKinney Hammond
Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft were written by men. - Neil Gaiman
In the beginning of his sleep, he cried out, "Flag!"It was not his own voice that called. It was a boy's voice. Somewhere beyond the sink-hole, past the magnolia, under the live oaks, a boy and a yearling ran side by side, and were gone forever. - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
A passport, as I'm sure you know, is a document that one shows to government officials whenever one reaches a border between two countries, so that the official can learn who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly. - Lemony Snicket
The eyes were damned, the staring, glaring eyes of one who sees but does not see, eyes ever turned inward to the sterile hell of dreams beyond control, dreams unleashed, risen out of the stinking swamps of the unconscious. - Stephen King
Be who you were meant to be and not what you've allowed yourself to become," Kate said to Mavis as she wavered over following her dream. from 'Lifesong - Christine M. Knight
as a childi supposei was not quitenormal.my happiest times werewheni was left alone inthe house on asaturday. - Charles Bukowski
You were like fine wine, but cheap wine gets you drunk faster. - Dominic Riccitello
Why are you smoking? Why are you smoking so much? This isn't you...""You were my old addiction, so smoking became my new one. - Ella December
Would that death were like this. Would that one would sleep and sleep and sleep forever. - Anne Rice
One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
After all, what is your hosts' purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi. - P. J. O'Rourke
No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other. - Jascha Heifetz
Her grandfather's books [...] opened before Ada, a world whose colours were so dazzling that reality paled in comparison and faded away. Boris Godunov, Satan, Athalia, King Lear: they all spoke words charged with meaning; every syllable was inexpressively precious - Irène Némirovsky
An old, tired man. That is what I am. What became of the old fire, drive, ambition? There were dreams once upon a time, dreams now all but forgotten. On sad days I dust them off and fondle them nostalgically, with a patronising wonder at the naivete of the youth who dreamed them. - Glen Cook
It’s easy to get caught up in where the world is going and lose sight of the direction we were headed. - Terry A. O'Neal
We profess to be strangers and pilgrims, seeking after a country of our own, yet we settle down in the most un-stranger-like fashion, exactly as if we were quite at home and meant to stay as long as we could. I don't wonder apostolic miracles have died. Apostolic living certainly has. - Amy Carmichael
We have all been empowered by the web: everyone with a keyboard can now effectively broadcast to a national audience. In a sense, it puts each of us on the same footing as the major media conglomerates, except for AOL, who now apparently own all our thoughts and teeth. - John Hodgman
It was amazing to think that she'd always had it wrong, imagining that they were the weak ones, the ones who took their chance. No. The weakest are those who stay put and call it sacrifice, call it not having a choice. - Sunjeev Sahota
If you give them enough of yourself, they might realize that you're bleeding out from the pieces of you you keep giving them, and maybe give you something back. But then they don't. So you sit there. Less than you were. - Danielle Jordan
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
They always said my books were ass. The next one I wrote told them to kiss it! - Khali Raymond
His Nana's prayers were moving toward his mother like little butterflies of thoughts wrapped in the most beautiful colors. Each prayer looked like a mini-rainbow. - H. L. Balcomb
You were standing in the wake of devastation And you were waiting on the edge of the unknown And with the cataclysm raining down Insides crying "Save me now" You were there, impossibly alone - Linkin Park
This is pretty much what journals are all about, at least to me. I knew as I wrote them that even though they provided an excellent place for brain (and heart, and psyche) dump, they were mainly a map of me. - Colleen Wainwright
It is my intention to spread love on this planet so that all hearts may heal and we may experience the abundance of what we were born to receive... unconditional love. - Monika Zands
Oh, there were many here who were justly shot by unjust men. - Arthur Miller
If it were easy it would not be any fun. - T Jay Taylor
Contrary to popular opinion, leadership is not a reserved position for a particular group of people who were elected or appointed, ordained or enthroned. Leadership is self-made, self-retained, self-inculcated and then exposed through a faithful, sincere and examplary life. - Israelmore Ayivor
Humans seldom have created anything of lasting value unless they were tired or hurting. - Jon M. Huntsman Sr.
When in brief flashes of serendipity you glimpse what you were born to do... Do it. No matter what. Take steps toward it, even if they are depressingly small at first. With each inch closer to your central magic, you will feel it. It is unmistakable for anything else. It's called purpose. - Jacob Nordby
Yes," I answered you last night;"No," this morning, sir, I say.Colours seen by candlelightWill not look the same by day. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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
...and I wondered, not for the first time, if some of life's tragedy arose when people put themselves in situations they were not by nature suited for. - Charlotte Rogan
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
My bounce-around life had taught me that dreams were dangerous things - they look solid in your mind, but you just try to reach for them. It's like gathering clouds. - Kirby Larson
If coffee were like dreams, then I would be wired in constant bliss, never needing sleep to live out my dreams. - Anthony Liccione
In terms of language, there were no separate words for female genitalia for thousands of years. That was mostly because women were considered pretty much the same as men, only of course flimsier, more poorly designed, and incapable of writing in the snow. - Elissa Stein and Susan Kim
Things are more like they are now than they ever were before. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
There were happy days, with watermelon, and sad days of whiskey. - Lewis Nordan
Imagine our imaginations were limited only to the limitless. Still, it wouldn't matter without a motivation to move. - Ryan Lilly
There is a valid reason why they say live everyday as if it were your last, the truth is...., there is no tomorrow - just today - Uneñ Ameji
To live a happy life. Learn to let go of all that stresses you. You were never in control anyway. - Ane Krstevska
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed. - Baltasar Gracian
The truth is, if I were going to lose weight successfully, I would have to think about what I eat constantly. I cannot imagine a life more boring and a more time-consuming obsession than being preoccupied with what I eat. - Mindy Kaling
Some people wouldn’t still be sane, if they were not religious or superstitious; some wouldn’t be disabled or dead. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
"If you were my husband, i would feed you poison." "If you were my wife, madam, i would take it!
Tipper and Al came to a show the last time we were in Washington. They're nice people, a nice family. We made every effort not to frighten them. - Jerry Garcia
If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself. - Charles M. Schulz
Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you'd been before the fall. - Jodi Picoult
Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time. - Abi bin Abi Taleb
I thought about you all the time. I used to pray that you’d live to be a hundred years old. I didn’t know. I didn’t know that you were ashamed of me. - Khaled Hosseini
Of all the paths a man could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path .. A thing which, here and now, it were of all things wisest for him to do .. To find this path, and walk in it, is the one thing needful for him. - Thomas Carlyle
There is no greater sorrow than to recall, in misery, the time when we were happy. - Dante Alighieri
Demonstrative proof is lacking, but if we thought only about those things about which such proof were available, our minds would be empty most of the time. - Theodore Dalrymple
the worst thing about being lied to is knowing you weren't worth the truth. - Turcois Ominek
Everything that humans have achieved until now, were once merely an imagination in someone’s head. - Abhijit Naskar
If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is - infinite. - William Blake
People talk about egos as if it were objects. - Bob Dylan
I can't tell you why I was in love with her. People didn't require that much as they do now. Folks were expected to be civilized to one another, honest, and - and clear. You relied on people being what they said they were, because there was no other way to survive. - Toni Morrison
But God is the God of the waves and the billows, and they are still His when they come over us; and again and again we have proved that the overwhelming thing does not overwhelm. Once more by His interposition deliverance came. We were cast down, but not destroyed. - Amy Carmichael
If you did not in your own mind distinguish between useful and erroneous information, then you were not learning at all, you were merely replacing ignorance with false belief, which was no improvement. - Orson Scott Card
But I do not know what to tell myself. Stuart needs "space" and "time," as if this were physics and not a human relationship. - Kathryn Stockett
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
...a murder of crows gormandized until they were satiated. - Rex Curry
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What we now call "morality" was evolved as nearly all social and physical human attributes were to aid us in survival and, ultimately, reproduction. This morality requires only that we be guided by our developed conscience (or "moral sense") and not a God or gods. - David G. McAfee
This is the truth about mainstream media and advertising: People wouldn't have to pay to show you such messages if they were right. - J.R. Rim
Night was spreading slowly around the spinning Earth. It should have been full of pinpricks of light. It was not. There were five billion people down there. What was going to happen soon would make barbarism look like a picnic - hot, nasty, and eventually given over to the ants. - Neil Gaiman
These two beings, who had loved each other so exclusively, and with so touching a love, and who had lived so long for each other, were now suffering beside one another and through one another; without speaking of it, without harsh feeling, and smiling all the while. - Victor Hugo
Therefore from one man (Abraham) ... were born as many as the stars of the sky in multitude -- innumerable as the sand which is by the seashore. - Hebrews 11 12
Creative work is often driven by pain. It may be that if you don't have something in the back of your head driving you nuts, you may not do anything. It's not a good arrangement. If I were God, I wouldn't have done it that way.[Interview, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 20, 2009] - Cormac McCarthy
Matt was almost completely naked. A tattered loincloth and an ugly chain with a yellow diamond were his only apparel. - Priya Ardis
When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young. - Maya Angelou
ACADEME, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. - Ambrose Bierce
Equal Rights were created for everyone.
We would never learn to be patient if there were only joy in the world. - Helen Keller
All of the great achievers of the past have been visionary figures; they were men and women who projected into the future. They thought of what could be, rather than what already was, and then they moved themselves into action, to bring these things into fruition. - Bob Proctor
Death is number one on the list of things that we wish were possible to leave behind when we escaped barbarism. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
... and you might say no, you will never do that, that’s not you, not who I know, not who I thought you wereand I will saywatch mefor I never did this to fit inor stand outbut to live. - Charlotte Eriksson
If people werent so selfish, i would be happier. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
Things at the worst will cease, or else climb upwardTo what they were before. - William Shakespeare
Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be. - George Sheehan
It is better to obey the mysterious direction, without any fuss, when it points to a new road, however strange that road may be. There is probably as much reason for it, if the truth were known, as for anything else.
... you might have been born to work the land. But according to the fate you’ve made for yourself, you were meant to save it. - Eric Smith
My only struggle has been trying to empower people who falsely believe that they are already empowered. - Paul Bamikole
Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Baruch Spinoza
I'm holding a super-expandable energy-powered towel. I've made friends with space hamsters. I think we've stretched believability rather far, don't you? - Michael S. Atkinson
This universe is your abode; you were born here and with an abundance. - Debasish Mridha
But to her, libraries were like hotels: secret villages inhabited by passing strangers from a thousand different worlds brought together just for a few hours. - Simon Sebag Montefiore
Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion. - Depak Chopras
And it seemed at last that there were two musics progressing at one time before the seat of Ilúvatar, and they were utterly at variance. The one was deep and wide ad beautiful, but slow and blended with an immeasurable sorrow from which its beauty chiefly came. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Friends were hundred ,Kites were none ,This was the time when I was young.Now the kites are hundred ,Friends are none,Sitting under the sun. - Yash Gupta
Basic understanding of who were are is through Self Awareness. By understanding our thoughts we can dive deeper into them and get a better understanding of who we are in the process. - Matthew Donnelly
Stupid werewolf ninja sperm. - Molly Harper
The only opinion I have is that I could never look someone in the eye and tell them that they didn’t love someone that they know they love. It’s not my job to judge and it’s not a job I’d want. I love people a lot. All kinds. If we were meant to be the same then we wouldn’t be human. - Hayley Williams
I stood and looked at the large framed painting of the Pierrot clown that hung on her wall and sympathised with the tears that rolled down its cheek. Like the clown, I felt contained within a frame, the only difference being my tears were not for public show. - Eileen Munroe
What you were is yesterday.What you are is now.What you can be is tomorrow.What you decide to be is today. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters. - Nora Ephron
You were born an original work of art. Stay original. - Suzy Kassem
Meanwhile 1st April to lie as if they were honest throughout the year. - Nabil TOUSSI
If you think you are unworthy to pray, that thought is not coming from Jesus Christ. More than anything, He wants us to approach Heavenly Father, to have our prayers heard and answered. - Toni Sorenson
Thank god he's holding me because if he weren't, I'd float away. - Jade Goodmore
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers. - Saint Theresa of Jesus
These places I traveled through, they were a lot like the people I knew. Some abodes I muddled about for a day or two, others entertained my thoughts for a year or a few. Each place and person gave me wisdom or growth, and, if I was lucky, sometimes I'd get both. - Hubert Martin
The skies are haunted by that which it were madness to know; and strange abominations pass evermore between earth and moon and athwart the galaxies. Unnamable things have come to us in alien horror and will come again. - Clark Ashton Smith
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
The best thing parents can do for their children is allow them to be who they were born to be. - Nancy Arroyo Ruffin
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solved each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They kept going regardless of the obstacles they met.
Zoe leaned closer to Ruth, nearly nose to nose. If they were made from better stuff, they would have pretended the fault was theirs. They would have made a moment of it--a pretty moment. - Michael Benzehabe
Two kinds of writers. One treats the world as if it were fiction; the other treats fiction as if it were the world. - Marty Rubin
These programs were never about terrorism: they're about economic spying, social control, and diplomatic manipulation. They're about power. - Edward Snowden
No jewels, save my eyes, do I own, but I have a rose which is even softer than my rosy lips. And a quiet youth said: 'There is nothing softer than your heart.' And I lowered my gaze... - Vladimir Nabokov
If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion. - George Bernard Shaw
As long as the forest stood the Tchetchens were unconquerable... and it is literally the fact that they were beaten in the long run not by the sword but by the axe. - John F. Baddeley
If the lambs were flying, wolves would have also the wings to fly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
He doesn't have the greatest smarts in the world. His main interests in school were broads and booze.
Both science and spirituality tell us today that meditation and mindfulness strengthen mental control. The more we feel conscious of, and in control of our thoughts and our emotions, the more empowered we become to take effective action that is most suitable for our health and our life. - Evita Ochel
I do not insist," answered Don Quixote, "that this is a full adventure, but it is the beginning of one, for this is the way adventures begin. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Just a drop in the ocean," you say,And that may be true,But the ocean wouldn't be as full,If it weren't for you. - Kyra Jackson
Go be who you were meant to be, explore your mind, understand you are free. - Goodmorning Gorgeous
Treat people as if they were what they should be, and you help them become what they are capable of becoming. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If one were to worship the Soul (self) for even a moment, he will attain moksha without fail. Such is the elegance of the body-complex (paudgalik ramanta) in this world! - Dada Bhagwan
When a person asks a queer person why they like the things they do, you can't help but think that it's a little rude for them to be asking, because there is no answer, we were just born that way. Just like straight people, you were born the way you were born. So leave it. - Mekiah Johnson
A thousand years ago, everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, they knew the Earth was flat. Fifteen minutes ago, you knew we humans were alone on it. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow. - Tommy Lee Jones
Living your life through Gratitude, is not one of comparing how you are better than someone else; or Gratitude only for what you own or obtain or achieve. Living your life through Gratitude, is seeing that the world would be missing something very valuable if you were not in it. - Sumner Davenport
With no sense of smell, your memories dropped