Quotation Explorer - 'Were'

If wisdom were on sale in the open market, the stupid would not even ask the price.
I had no male friends now, though I did have a strong community of intelligent, supportive, funny women and I felt confused as to why they weren't enough for me, - Charlotte Shane
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
Always cherish your true friends who were there when no one else was. - Heather Wolf
I've learned that just because I don't know how to break up with someone, doesn't mean they were worth keeping. - Steve Maraboli
(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
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
wherever you go,wherever you live, still the stars up there will remain the same, as they were when we were together. - Jaymin Panchasara
You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" - George Bernard Shaw
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
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
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
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
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
What would have been the fate of sages if there were no fools? - Ogwo David Emenike
I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier. - Howard Nemerov
If there were ever such a thing as a unique opinion, history would probably be less inclined to repeat itself. - Gavin Mills
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
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
I didn't know how you'd get us out of that last one. But you did. You were good. - Orson Scott Card
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
You were built for this moment. - Kierra C.T. Banks
The ocean pulsed outside our window. The sound of the waves crashing on the rocks below usually calmed me down, but the fear and chaos that were tangled in my mind made that an impossibility. - Chelsie Shakespeare
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
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
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
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
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me so much of themselves, helped me find so much of me, and always been there to support when I needed it most. #BandOfBrothers. - Ted Rubin
How many great gems were lost to thoughtand not put down to pen.You can but think of just a fewand then they're lost again. - L.F. Young
All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince - ilana Graf
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 am an Agnostic because I am not afraid to think. I am not afraid of any god in the universe who would send me or any other man or woman to hell. If there were such a being, he would not be a god; he would be a devil. - Clarence Darrow
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
When asked for the details of an ideal date, I answered, "I want him to take me to a book store, so he can see just how happy I can be. - Camille Cabujat
It's not being in the past, but accepting who we were and being who we are. - Roisin Turner
If you were in a room with Kadaffi, Saddam Hussien, and John Sununu, and you only had two bullets, what would you do. Shoot John Sununu twice.
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
I love you. I used to pity your sorrow. But now, were you sorrowless, without fear or any lack, still i would love you. - J. R. R. Tolkien
I have the charisma of the chipmunk. I never have thought I was smart. I thought the people I dealt with were dumb. - Hyman George Rickover
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
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
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
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
If I were to construct a God I would furnish Him with some way and qualities and characteristics which the Present lacks. - Mark Twain
With no sense of smell, your memories dropped like pennies out of a ripped pocket, until the past was ashes and your parents were blanks: nothing more than the holes in Swiss cheese. - Ilsa Bick
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
We need an infinite wisdom so that we do not continue tackling problems that were solved centuries ago. - Gugu Mona
Her two outstanding characteristics were self-confidence and candor. The latter sometimes got her into hot water Durrance later told Charlotte, but the former kept it from scalding her. - Olive Higgins Prouty
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
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
Always have the guts to tell people the things they must hear. Because your words, no matter how difficult to say, might be the gift to their freedom. Maybe, your unfounded fears were never theirs. Because truth is how people move on. - Shannon L. Alder
If anger were mileage, I'd be a very frequent flyer, right up there in First Class. - Gina Barreca
Swans sing before they die— 't were no bad thing Should certain persons die before they sing. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years. - Nick Faldo
If we were the Monkees, we'd be ready by now. - Frank Zappa
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
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live. - Paul McCartney
Congress may carry on the most wicked and pernicious of schemes under the dark veil of secrecy. The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. - Patrick Henry
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
In the past imagination and enjoyment were the religions. What is religion? It is the evolution of life power. What a man is wanting to know? He always wants to know the infinite power latent in his body. See what an immense power this human body holds! - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
Everyone has their own calling, but not everyone is looking for the phone, or either they missed the call, or just not answered it. - Anthony Liccione
If all the year were playing holidays; To sport would be as tedious as to work. - William Shakespeare
Once they were men. Now they are land crabs.
The journey in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.
If it were not for hope, the heart would break. - Thomas Fuller
What was my path to success? Well, there were some steps forward, some back, some to the side... maybe it wasn't a path, but more of a dance. - Steve Maraboli
If people were rain, I'd be a drizzle and she'd be a hurricane. - John Green
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
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
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
There were differences between memories and dreams. He had only dreams of things he had wanted to do, while Lespere had memories of things done and accomplished. And this knowledge began to pull Hollis apart, with a slow, quivering precision. - Ray Bradbury
We were still children and residing in the mosque from morning to evening. We were about to turn into monsters. - M.F. Moonzajer
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
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
Although Jesus Christ was Himself the Creative Deity, by whom all things were made, as man He humbled Himself--set aside His divine prerogatives and walked this earth as man -- a perfect demonstration of what God intended man to be--the whole personality yielded to and occupied by God for Himself. - W. Ian Thomas
We knew our Father. There was no need for persuasion. Would not His Fatherliness be longing to give us our hearts' desire (if I may put it so)? How could we press Him as though He were not our own most loving Father? - Amy Carmichael
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
Books—they weren't ladders out of the abyss, but they were companions. - John Green
Take revenge, not by hurting someone, but by succeeding in life and helping those who were hurting you in the past. - Debasish Mridha
You see, they were Mothers, not in our sense of helpless involuntary fecundity, forced to fill and overfill the land, every land, and then see their children suffer, sin, and die, fighting horribly with one another; but in the sense of Conscious Makers of People. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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
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
If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful? - Kamand Kojouri
The two things he most valued, which is to say liberty and equality, were not natural allies. - Christopher Hitchens
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
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
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
They were absolutely lovely, and in their presence, so was she. - Ann Brashares
Memories were fine but you couldn't touch them, smell them or hold them. They were never exactly as the moment was, and they faded with time. - Cecelia Ahern
If you work hard, and become successful, it does not necessarily mean you are successful because you worked hard, just as if you are tall with long hair it doesn't mean that you would be a midget if you were bald. - Lemony Snicket
as if it were a point of honor—which, indeed, a point of art often is. - Vladimir Nabokov
Too often, we miss out on opportunities in this life because we were too busy waiting for them to fall into our lap that we missed them tapping on our shoulder. - Daniel Willey
Fame and glory are fleeting, especially in the music business. That's why completing my degree and graduating from college were priorities.
You were never born to make money. You were born to enjoy life and be happy. Instead you learned to make money and forgot how to be happy. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes life takes hold of one, carries the body along, accomplishes one's history, and yet is not real, but leaves oneself as it were slurred over. - D.H. Lawrence
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
Some of the world's biggest challenges can be solved by some of the world's most marginalized communities themselves. The moment you inject information, education, and an entrepreneurial spark in a community, it gets empowered enough to inspire, build, and uplift itself. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
I only had three teachers, really, that were interesting, and all three of them were women. - Cecil Taylor
My mother buried three husbands ... and two of them were only napping. - Rita Rudner
All governmental intervention has as its object a forcible altering of what people would do were they unrestrained.
If everything on earth were rational, nothing would happen.
Love of God and people will pave roads where there once were none. - Shannon L. Alder
People talk about history and things like slavery, genocide, and religious persecution as horrors that happened in the past because we were ignorant. But nothing's changed. We still hate what we don't understand. - J. Matthew Nespoli
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
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
Remember, before they promoted to the chair of CEO, they were the best employees of their companies. - Amit Kalantri
Dare to be as physically robust and varied as you always were. - Susie Orbach
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
Man acts as though he were the sharper and the master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man. - Heidegger, Martin
In time you will see that you were exactly where you were supposed to be. - L.J. Vanier
you were born as an origional don't die as a copy - sarah farhat
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
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers. - Saint Theresa of Jesus
Ask questions from your heart and you will be answered from the heart. - Omaha Proverb
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a Republican. But I repeat myself. - Harry Truman
Our names were made for us in another century. - Richard Brautigan
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
I consider a dream like I consider a shadow, answered Caeiro, with his usual divine, unexpected promptitude. A shadow is real, but it’s less real than a rock. A dream is real if it weren’t, it wouldn’t be a dream but less real than a thing. That’s what being real is like. - Álvaro de Campos
I understand you. I know you love me. I wish you were there. - Auliq Ice
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
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
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
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
I have confidence that my prayers are answered because I sought God's will before I asked. - Davin Whitehurst
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
If I knew what two and two were I would say Four! - Idries Shah
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
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
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
The thing about being powerful is that it may be a limited edition... as the source of the power goes you go; but becoming empowered will last a lifetime. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
You were free, you are free and you will be free. - Santosh Kalwar
I am grateful for all those dark years, even though in retrospect they seem like a long, bitter prayer that was answered finally. - Marilynne Robinson
She wondered why they didn't understand that their true selfs were good enough, and if they weren't, then the someones they weren't good enough for, were really the ones not good enough. - Lynsay Sands
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
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
We loved our homeland for thousands of years which cost us climate change and environmental degradation because we were too selfish to care about the nature, now it is time that we must love our world at least for a little time. - M.F. Moonzajer
If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed. - Benjamin Franklin
Some families can trace their ancestors back three hundred years, but can't tell you where their children were last night.
I might be President by now if it weren't for this 'queer' thing - Gore Vidal
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
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
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
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
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
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
We need men who can dream of things that never were. - John F. Kennedy
As if you were on fire from within.The moon lives in the lining of your skin. - Pablo Neruda
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 met a boy whose eyes showed me that the past, present and future were all the same thing. - Jennifer Elisabeth
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
I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex. - Katharine Hepburn
She had horses who were the blue air of the sky. - Joy Harjo
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
Money, power, victory and success fade in the shadows as we take our last breath for the only thing we take with us is the same thing we leave behind -- how we love and we were loved. - Robert Anthony
Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were. - Marcel Proust
It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way. - Ernest Hemingway
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
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
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
When solving a "panic" you must first ask yourself what you were doing that could possibly frighten an operating system.
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much. - William Shakespeare
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
Bullies were only triumphant when they made other people feel smaller than they themselves felt. - Jessica Haight and Stephanie Robinson
You were meant to be right here right now...so make the most of it! - Ken Poirot
Jews were expelled to Israel, Protestants were expelled to the USA and where should the Muslims go? - Daniel Marques
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
We were still young enough to remember the cubist architecture of the piles of corpses we had seen during the war. - George Konrád
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny. - Stephen Hawking
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
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
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
Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln. - Bruce Barton
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
All letters of love are Ridiculous. They wouldn’t be love letters if they were not Ridiculous. - Fernando Pessoa
All I know is that right now I wanna rip your clothes off right here in the middle of this hall and throw you in one of these classrooms and kiss every square inch of your body, while a bunch of people who drive minivans listen wishing they were us. - vampire diaries
In that moment, we knew that we were all weird, all in this together, and that addressing our own suffering, while learning not to inflict it on others, is part of the work we’re all here to do. So is love, which comes in so many forms and can be directed at so many things. - Rebecca Solnit
Oh, there were many here who were justly shot by unjust men. - Arthur Miller
...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
What if deep down inside you...you knew you were more amazing and magnificent than you thought you were? - Roger James McDonald
You hold an absence at your center, as if it were a life. - Richard Brostoff
The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion otherwise the garrison are to be put to the sword if the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag still waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat. - William Travis, at the Alamo
And, believe me, if I were again beginning my studies, I should follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics. - Galileo Galilei
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
Vows were ever brokers to defiling. - William Shakespeare
Men's eyes were made to look, let them gaze, I will budge for no man's pleasure. - William Shakespeare
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
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
Your words were music to me tonight, but you weren't mine to listen to. - Jenim Dibie
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
Imagine all the wondrous things your arms might embrace if they weren't wrapped so tightly around your struggles. - Sheila M Burke
I don't regret the painful times; I bare my scars as if they were medals. - Paulo Coelho
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
...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
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 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
A pious man is one who would be an athiest if the king were. - Jean de La Bruyere
Difficult do you call it, Sir? I wish it were impossible. [on hearing a famous violinist] - Samuel Johnson
You could become rich if you were born financially poor, But you can't stay rich if you are poor minded. - Rafaa Khiari
With slouch and swing around the ringWe trod the Fools’ Parade!We did not care: we knew we wereThe Devils’ Own Brigade:And shaven head and feet of leadMake a merry masquerade. - Oscar Wilde
Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise -- bureaucrats. - Alvin Toffler
You were born to be amazing. - Kris Vallotton
If the lifestyle choices outlined in this book were uniformly adopted, the savings in suffering and health care costs would be tremendous. - Tim Loy
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
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
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
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
We were created to look at one another, weren't we - Edgar Degas
... 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
Up, lad: thews that lie and cumberSunlit pallets never thrive;Morns abed and daylight slumberWere not meant for man alive. - A.E. Housman
And how delightful other people's emotions were!-much more delightful than their ideas, it seemed to him. One's own soul, and the passions of one's friends-those were the fascinating things in life. - Oscar Wilde
The chandelier's teardrop crystals twinkled above them like stars. It was easy to imagine that they were miles away from London, and that only the two of them existed. - Anna Bennett
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
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.
Just because a child doesn’t have both parents raising him or her, doesn’t mean that child becomes half the person they were meant to be. One wonderful parent can love enough for two, and love will always be the biggest influence in a child’s life. - Ron Baratono
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
The sad thing was in the knowing that all their nerve would get them nowhere in the world and that they were lost as all the people in Brooklyn seem lost when the day is nearly over and even though the sun is still bright, it is thin and doesn’t give you warmth when it shines on you. - Betty Smith
Someone was going to die; of that he was perfectly sure.The only question was who. - Caroline Lawerence
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
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
Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
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
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
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained - Walt Disney Company
Just because you weren't born with wings, it doesn't mean you weren't meant to fly. - Joseph Antoun
He wanted to live life in such a way that if a photograph were taken at random it would be a cool photograph. Things should look right. Fun; there should be a lot of fun and no more sadness than absolutely necessary. - David Nicholls
There would be fewer absent fathers, if straight men were turned on only by women with whom they would not mind having children. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
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
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time. - Ernest Hemingway
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
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore. - Ogden Nash
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
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
...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
An empowered heart is one filled with self love. - Amy Leigh Mercree
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
Wer leichter glaubt, wird schwerer klug. - Martin Urban
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - RVM
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
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
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The discovery of this strange society was a curiously refreshing thing; to realize that there were ten new trades in the world was like looking at the first ship or the first plough. It made a man feel what he should feel, that he was still in the childhood of the world. - G. K. Chesterton
What kind of a day was it? A day like all others, that alters and illuminates our times. And you were there. - Harvey Pekar
for the disproportionate fear that the statistically and historically minimal group of women who were both angry and had hairy legs have inculcated both in their detractors and in their wannabe-successors, we should salute them as often as possible - Nina Power
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
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
Maybe it wasn't meant for me to stand on my feet; maybe I'm one of those who were born with wings and the destiny to fly. - Nouf Alfadl
If 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
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
If e-book readers were invented before print books, (petty things such as) the smell of ink would have been some people’s only reason for not abandoning e-books. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
But, nevertheless, the generation that carried on the war has been set apart by its experience. Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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
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.
Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft were written by men. - Neil Gaiman
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
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
But that was the cruelty of fate, whether you were dying at sea or simply trying to get through high school. Sometimes fate kissed you. Sometimes it snubbed you. Sometimes it passed you a love note, and that note was a lie. - Kathy Parks
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
Most of the people in the audience were white and old. They had the gaunt look of people who have seen all the important movies and can now only look forward to reruns. - Karan Mahajan
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.
Sometimes the most difficult relationships to get over are the ones that never were. - Brenda Priddy
Learn as if you were not reaching your goal and as though you were scared of missing it - Confucius
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
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
There were plenty of fishes in the pond,yet i fell in love with a crocodile. - Anjum Choudhary
My dreams were all my own; I accounted them to nobody; They were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
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
You are beloved; even if you were the last person on earth, the sun would rise for you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
& 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
To me, you were more than just a person. You were a place where I finally felt at home. - Denice Envall
There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream - whatever that dream might be. - Pearl Buck
Live each day as if it were your last, for one day, you're sure to be right. - Kenneth G. Ross
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
When I am dead, I hope it may be said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read. - Hilaire Belloc
The thing with thoughts is that they die, like everything else. But almost everything else leaves a trace behind, even if it's a tiny carcass, some proof that it existed. Unless thoughts are spoken or written or sung or acted upon, there's no evidence that they were ever there. - Adi Alsaid
I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students. - Felix Bloch
Belonging to the working class is the economy’s punishment for those who did what they were told to do in class. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion. - Depak Chopras
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
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
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
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
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 had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house. - Beverly Cleary
Even if there were only two men left in the world and both of them saints they wouldn't be happy. One them would be bound to try and improve the other. That is the nature of things. - Frank O'Connor
She was conscious that the things she did were the things she had always wanted to do. - Zelda Fitzgerald
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
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
If I were hungry and friendless today, I would rather take my chances with a saloon-keeper than with the average preacher. - Eugene V. Debs
I remember every good thing about you. Every sweet and perfect thing. And nothing else. He touched her chin, tipped it up to look into her wet brown eyes. Even smudged, they were gorgeous. The dawning light in them filled his heart, and healed it. Nothing else. - V.S. Carnes
Dragons were a problem sometimes, but they only came on Tuesdays, so you could work around them. - Mike Carey
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
You were almost like a haiku: said so little, but meant so much. - Abraham Algahanem
if it was time that made me lost what we were, then i hate time... - Maira Zafred Marinho Mesel
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
Freydolf worried that the stone might have been [stolen], but he finally found it safe and sound in one of the many drawers that were better for losing things than organizing them. - C. J. Milbrandt
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. - George Santayana
If it wasn't for the elderly we wouldn't be were we are today. - Nettie Febus
There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all. - Robert Orben
Whenever you looked forward to anything pleasant you were sure to be more or less disappointed . . . perhaps that is true. But there is a good side to it too. The bad things don't always come up to your expectations either . . . they nearly always turn out ever so much better than you think. - L. M. Montgomery
The truth is that you are innately good, wise, and powerful. You were created in and for good. - Deborah Day
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 she were drowning, I'd hold her head under - Jandy Nelson
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
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 you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing. - Coco Chanel
As a child, my clothes were always tailored to be oversized, because I quickly outgrew them and then needed bigger ones. As an adult, I still don't cut my coat according to size - Sola Kosoko
A church begins to die when it says, ‘They were just children. - Wess Stafford
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
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
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. - Charles Kingsley
What once were vices are manners now. - Seneca
You were a stranger to sorrow: therefore Fate has cursed you. - Euripides
I often wonder if we were all characters in one of God's dreams. - Muriel Spark
The adult were once young.The young have not yet attained adulthood. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The world and humanity were created by God and are therefore divinely inspired and intrinsically holy. - David R. Hawkins
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
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
Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us. - C.S. Lewis
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 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.
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
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
Once upon a time, you were everything to me..and I was everything to you. - marge baylin
What if the very reason you were created was to be creative? - Michelle Dennis Evans
If people werent so selfish, i would be happier. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
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
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
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
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
While others were dreaming about it - I was getting it done. - Nathan W. Morris
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
Humans seldom have created anything of lasting value unless they were tired or hurting. - Jon M. Huntsman Sr.
My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase for floral decoration. - H.G. Wells
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
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
We were born in charge of our own being, our own personality. Other people's personalities are beyond our control. - Franz Bardon
Dont talk to the crazy kids. I longed to shout back that we weren't crazy. I'd mistaken her kid for a ghost, that's all. - Kelley Armstrong
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. - Bernard Berenson
Her half-closed eyes were moist and tremulous and languid with desire. I began to drink love from them with thirsty kisses; which revived her spirits a litle. - Apuleius
If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle. - Rita Mae Brown
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
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
We were two throats and one eye and we had no price. - Toni Morrison
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
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
GRACES, n. Three beautiful goddesses, Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne, who attended upon Venus, serving without salary. They were at no expense for board and clothing, for they ate nothing to speak of and dressed according to the weather, wearing whatever breeze happened to be blowing. - Ambrose Bierce
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
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
Even if there were no heaven and there were no hell, would you still follow Jesus? Would you follow him for the life, joy and fulfilment he gives you right now? - Tony Campolo
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
Love as if you were created by the universe just to love. - Debasish Mridha
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 we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other cause for prejudice by noon. - George Aiken
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
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
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
We have placed too much hope in political and social reforms, only to find out that we were being deprived of our most precious possession: our spiritual life. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
if onlyour tongueswere made of glasshow muchmore carefulwe would bewhen wespeak - Shaun Shane
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
It’s when you acquire the knowledge to listen to your inner voice and patiently chase your goals, that all that you were afraid of can be seen in different shining colors. - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
If you were waiting for the opportune moment, that was it. - Jack Sparrow
Think of what would happen to us in America if there were no humorists; life would be one long Congressional Record. - Tom Masson
As ages passed we the people, were all blinded and misled in their ventures, by the heralds of the past. In the art of suppression apartheid and slavery were born and raised. In the final stage we established our earth as a drain of fuel and the religion of money made his appearance. - Nynke Visser
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
There's 3 sides to every story. Time will tell who the real asshole is despite what you were told. - April Mae Monterrosa
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
You are not a ghost.' I was sure of that. Wherever the dreams came from, they were not really her.'Of course I am.' Amy shook her head. 'That is all memories are. Ghosts and demons kicking around upstairs. - Kathleen Peacock
You were said to have died of suffering. But you died because you searched for happiness at the risk of finding the void. - Édouard Levé
On cheap tippers:"Don't take it personally; they were deprived somehow as children.On low-fat entrees: "They sell well enough, but nobody's too happy after the meal. - Joan Bauer
Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed. - James Russell Lowell
A fantasy is nothing more than a dream you were too scared to chase. - Shannon L. Alder
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
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
The writer in her went silent and hid when her revealing words were wide-spread read. - Donna Lynn Hope
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
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
If all the people who were called "crazy" started acting "normal", we'd probably still be living in caves. - Joana James
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
There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection. - Anaïs Nin
Were kisses all the joys in bed,/One woman would another wed. - William Shakespeare
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
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
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
[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
A library is a place where you learn what teachers were afraid to teach you. - Alan M. Dershowitz
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
How does one become butterfly?' Pooh asked pensively.'You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar,' Piglet replied.'You mean to die?' asked Pooh.'Yes and no,' he answered. 'What looks like you will die, but what's really you will live on. - A.A. Milne
One thing I have to give Christians; were it not for Sunday, every day of the week would be a workday. - Lex Allen
His thoughts were hemmed in. One can only draw curved lines on the terrestrial sphere which, as they extend, forever meet with themselves. At such intersections we always encounter what we have already seen. - Raymond Queneau
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
Technology is anything invented after you were born. - Alan Kay
Haters are those, that never were given any chances, that blew their chances, or that never took the chance. - Anthony Liccione
I looked at the people, then, and I saw how busy they were - how much industry and energy described their lives. - Gregory David Roberts
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
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
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
I don't believe men and women were meant to live together. I think perhaps they should just live next door. - Katherine Hepburn
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.
If women were as good as men they'd be a lot better! - Terry Pratchett
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
Why, Sir, if you were to read Richardson for the story, your impatience would be so much fretted that you would hang yourself. But you must read him for the sentiment, and consider the story as only giving occasion to the sentiment. - Samuel Johnson
It was both odd and unjust, a real example of pitiful arbitrariness of existance, that you were born into a particular time & held prisoner there whether you wanted it or not. It gave you an indecent advantage over the past and made you a clown vis-a-vis the future. - Daniel Kehlmann
If you were in a burning house and there was a cat and a Rembrandt, what would you save? The cat...you would save the cat, because the cat is alive. The art is dead. It's just paint on a canvas, ink on a page. To live for art is to deny life. It's just to destroy life. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
You were only meant to be a stepping stone on my journey across the sea. - Sara Secora
We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everyhwere. - Tim McGraw
Stupid werewolf ninja sperm. - Molly Harper
Someone was waving a large pink-and-white sign that read, "Don't Worry, Be Happy." I was trying, and so were at least thirty thousand other bodies, with varying degrees of post-Aquarian patience, to see the Who for the first time in a year. - Ellen Willis
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
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 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
For a moment David was tempted to think that perhaps there were no good people at all outside concentration camps, but then he reminded himself of the sailor and Angelo and the English people who might have been ignorant but were certainly not bad. - Anne Holm
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
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
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
Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms. - Alan Corenk
All the problems of the world could be settled if people were only willing to think. The trouble is that people very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work. - Thomas J. Watson
I never said actors were cattle. I said that actors should be treated like cattle. - Alfred Hitchcock
If security were all that mattered, computers would never be turned on, let alone hooked into a network with literally millions of potential intruders - Dan Farmer
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
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
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
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be. - Oprah Winfrey
Boomers were the original Millennials. - Ted Rubin
In the heart, silence becomes an echo of unanswered needs - Bluenscottish
I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember. We are nearer to Spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. - Oliver Herford
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
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
No wonder the sky had to be blotted out by advertisements. The stars drowned with lights. If everyone could see beyond Coalition horizons, perhaps they'd see the titans of humanity for what they were: tiny creatures, smaller than insects, and in the scale of things, every bit as insignificant. - S.J. Kincaid
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
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
‎"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.
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
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
If it weren't for women, men would still be wearing last week's socks.
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
Everyone who got to where they are had to begin where they were. - Richard Paul Evans
To be an American is to be accosted by bigotry and enmity for the rights that you were told to appreciate. - Tennessee West
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
You might be an introvert if you were ready to go home before you left the house. - Criss Jami
Years ago there was an old man I knew that told me he didn't trust me, because people with beards were hiding from something. I told him, "That's true, I'm hiding from the barber!! - Neil Leckman
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
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
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
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."
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
If people knew what they were missing, they would give up everything they have to achieve it. - Belsebuub
People try to use your past against you not realizing you were using it to propel you. - Kierra C.T. Banks
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
The waves of regret were gentle, but I knew they would ripple on forever. - Yōko Ogawa
The difference between Socrates and Jesus is that no one had ever been put to death in Socrates' name. And that is because Socrates' ideas were never made law. Law, in whatever name, protects privilege. - E.L. Doctorow
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
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
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
109They all were children as it were" she saith. Tiring, complaining, and with any colorful thing they are charmingly possessed. Have a second look at their faces; you might be having other things ought to be expressed. - Bela Anĝelo
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
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
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
For those who believe in the resurrection, death is inconsequential. In the resurrection, those that were dead live, and those who live believe they shall never die. - Emily Thorne
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
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
If the brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple we couldn't.
Its hardness and solidity had been an odd kind of comfort. Do not wish for anything. Be and endure. The Old African had learned that enduring was power too, and just as he had been drawn to the boulder, so the slaves, after a while, were drawn to him. - Julius Lester
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
Failure? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks. - Dottie Walters
Go be who you were meant to be, explore your mind, understand you are free. - Goodmorning Gorgeous
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes. - Henry David Thoreau
There were always people like the pope. They serve a certain function, of course. They subsidize us. But, they don't create anything and they must never be allowed to stop the artist from creating. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
We only knew then that there was always the war, but that we were not going to it anymore. - Ernest Hemingway
Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that. - George Carlin
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
This was the book I read over and over. I really felt so in tune with them- I knew all the dates of their lives, what they had been doing, whre they had been. They were always my heroes, creating something fantastic against all odds, and against their real life. - Christian Tetzlaff
It doesn't matter you were born as Legend But what does matter is Legendary End.Think About It. - Bruce Lee
He knew that all the hazards and perils were now drawing together to a point: the next day would be a day of doom, the day of final effort or disaster, the last gasp. - J.R.R. Tolkien
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
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. - George Orwell
You know, you can't please all the people all the time... and last night, all those people were at my show. - Mitch Hedberg
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
People talk about egos as if it were objects. - Bob Dylan
...the kind of weather that reminds you after a long winter that while the world wasn't built for humans, we were built for the world. t - John Green
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
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
The only things that erased my lonliness were written works - Novala Takemoto
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
I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere. - James Thurber
When people say they're unemployed, bored, or have nothing to do, I sigh and think, "If only time were transferable. - Joyce Rachelle
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
Imagine if you were performing at your full potential, the lives you would change - including yours. Just imagine... - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
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
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 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
Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster. - Quentin Crisp
Having seen all of their fathers and husbands walk out the door[...], each woman understood most completely the nature of women's interconnectedness. Being reliant upon only women also had meant that the particulars of problem solving were addressed in ways known to women and using women's methods. - Tracey Lindberg
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
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
Some memories were all right, but others were dangerous. - Stephen King
If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one would remain in the ranks. - Frederick The Great
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
Satisfaction is ending each day knowing you were kind, honest and treated people well. - Karon Waddell
My reasons to liveWere my reasons to dieBut at least they were mineNow I've freedom unboundCut the laces of life - Emilie Autumn
It's ok to not like yourself sometimes, it just means there's something in you that needs "fixing". Love yourself to recognize these parts of you and watch yourself grow beautifully into the person you were meant to be. - Karen A. Baquiran
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
There are only two classes of people. "The Clear", powered by their confusion and "The Confused", powered by their clarity - Prabhukrishna M
I don't miss you, I miss who I thought you were. - Waseem Latif
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
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
Drive-in banks were established so most of the cars today could see their real owners. - E. Joseph Cossman
Too many of our preferences reflect nasty behaviours and states of mind that were genetically adaptive in the ancestral environment. Instead, wouldn't it be better if we rewrote our own corrupt code? - David Pearce
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
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
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
His view of the world was simple: there were the able and there were the incompetent; he was not concerned with the latter. - Ayn Rand
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
it was when I stopped searching for home within others and lifted the foundations of home within myself I found there were no roots more intimate than those between a mind and body that have decided to be whole. - Rupi Kaur
I don't really know them, but I know this: they're just like your kids were. Or are. Sweet, trusting, good in ways we adults hardly even remember. We have to look out for them. Not because of the tattoos, or in spite of them, but because they're kids and we're supposed to look out for kids. - Sabrina Vourvoulias
Our representation of the standard criminal might be based on the properties of those less intelligent ones who were caught. - Nicholas Nassim Taleb
Some people did what their neighbors did so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them. - George Eliot
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
I think your hair could blow every which ways in a high wind and still look pretty," he answered, then dropped his gaze and cleared his throat. "Uh, well, are you ready to go?" he added in a brisker tone."Joshua - Werner A. Lind
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
Why are you leaving me?He wrote, I do not know how to live.I do not know either but I am trying.I do not know how to try.There were some things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So i buried them and let them hurt me - Jonathan Safran Foer
Don't feel better than anybody, because you feel like something. Always have it at the back of your mind that you were nothing before you became something, and that thing you supposed to be is absolutely nothing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
I didn't sleep well last night because one of my ghosts came back, haunting with his presence, and when I woke up, the others weren't here, haunting with their memory. - Donna Lynn Hope
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.
If there were a verb meaning "to believe falsely," it would not have any significant first person, present indicative. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
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
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
If there were no women then men would still be living in the jungle. - Debasish Mridha
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
The slaves in Rome were incapable of leisure and so their masters gave them entertainment to keep them pacified. - Oliver DeMille
We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world - Helen Keller
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
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.
Some things just couldn't be protectd from storms. Some things simply needed to be broken off...Once old thing were broken off, amazingly beautiful thing could grow in their place. - Denise Hildreth Jones
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
I wish I could hold you," she continued bitterly, "till we were both dead! - Emily Brontë
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
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
They were more than partners, more than brothers; they were very nearly the same person. - A.C. Williams
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
What we do is less than a drop in the ocean. But if it were missing, the ocean would lack something. - Mother Teresa
If there were no God, there would be no Atheists. - G. K. Chesterton
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"
Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing... - Elizabeth Gilbert
That thing ruined my favorite T-shirt," complains Mario."Whatever." It’s Marianne’s voice. "You were just looking for a reason to get your shirt off." I try to look around for her, but my neck refuses. - Bill Blais
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
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
In a place filled with fears, they were looking for the man who had none. - John Katzenbach
There were things I'd never do again, but then, they'd always seemed right. - Celine Dion
We were meant to rescue each other, not cut down the forest to rescue one. - Shannon L. Alder
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
It's a well known fact that computing devices such as the abacus were invented thousands of years ago. But it's not well known that the first use of a common computer protocol occured in the Old Testament. This, of course, was when Moses aborted the Egyptians' process with a control-sea..."
What war did for him (hasten disillusionment with communism), childbirth did for me. I began to notice what neglected, neurotic waifs the children of Communists were and to question the genuineness of the love of mankind that didn't begin at home. - Joy Davidman
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
Everyone takes part in the mosque for one reason; to have a prayer answered. - Shujoy Chowdhury
What would beauty be if the whole world were blind? - Marty Rubin
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
we were justlooking for what couldinstead of what waswhat should beinstead of how it was - Dominic Riccitello
I was the first face you saw when you were born, you were bald as my hair ran black. Now yours the last face I saw before I died, your hair ran black, as I was bald. - Anthony Liccione
I 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
They took my booksbecause my message was love.They took my penbecause my words were love.Then they took my voicebecause my song was love.Soon they’ll take myselfso nothing remains.But they don’t know that when I'm gonemy love will stay. - Kamand Kojouri
Thoughts were zipping around my head like fireflies in a jar, bumping into each other, blinking on and off. - Cameron West
Perfection is death,' Anastasia said. 'The world is imperfect, but if it weren't, who would love it? - Michael Swanwick
The Babies we were are buried, and their shadows are plodding on. - Emily Dickinson
I dreamt -- marvellous error! -- that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my old failures. - Antonio Machado
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
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
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. - Thomas Fuller
The best thing parents can do for their children is allow them to be who they were born to be. - Nancy Arroyo Ruffin
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...
If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself. - Alexandre Dumas
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
If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction. - William Shakespeare
Maybe we weren't at the Last Supper, but we're certainly going to be at the next one. - Bella Abzug
If the world were perfect, then I would not exist. - Gavriil Stiharul
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
Thoughts are powerful; before you were born, you were one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
lies, truth, loveI 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 it's charms. - Giacomo Casanova
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
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
No, I don't like you, I just thought you were cute enough to kiss you. - Frank Ocean
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
We weren't born to create excuses, we were born to create excellence. - Janna Cachola
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
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
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
A kiss is just a kiss, were words not expressed by a man tied naked to a tree. - Dixie Waters
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
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
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
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
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
For those who were born lovers, falling in love is neither an option nor a decision. it is a matter of existence. - Sameh Elsayed
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
the worst thing about being lied to is knowing you weren't worth the truth. - Turcois Ominek
...a murder of crows gormandized until they were satiated. - Rex Curry
We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; and if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still. - John Stuart Mill
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
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
Never stop growing in life. The world's tallest redwood trees were once little nuts, that kept on growing, regardless of weather, trials and tribulations. - Mark F. LaMoure
Even he, to whom most things that most people would think were pretty smart were pretty dumb, thought it was pretty smart. - Douglas Adams
Realizing you have something in common with another person makes you more human than you were yesterday. - ME :)
We are solitary. We can delude ourselves about this and act as if it were not true. That is all. - Rainer Maria Rilke
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
Yvette had never talked about her marriage - she was a smart girl, and she knew you had no right to complain about someone you got all the way to the altar with. You made that choice, even if you were a child when you did it, and the marriage vow was sacred. - Maile Meloy
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
Be yourself because you weren't born to be anyone else - Hayley Brewer
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.
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
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
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
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
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
In 1980 candidate Reagan asked whether we were better off than we had been 4 years earlier. In 1992 we will be asked whether we expect our children to live better than we do. - Frank Levy
Ingratitude is monstrous, and for the multitude to be ingrateful, were to make a monster of the multitude. - William Shakespeare
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
I loved you at your worst, and you were always at your worst. Nothing could stop me. Not even you. - Denice Envall
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
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
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
Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected. - Courtney Milan
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
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. - Indira Gandhi
There are questions that are not meant to be answered with words. Some questions take a lifetime to answer. Take action. - J.R. Rim
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
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
We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon. - Jimmy Carter
Persons desiring to know what love is might benefit more if they were able to understand what love is not. - Floyd Henderson
If eyes were made for seeing, Then Beauty is its own excuse for being. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
I sounded like Horton the Elephant. "A person is a person no matter how small." What the hell was I doing standing in the middle of a cave, in the dark, surrounded by wererats, quoting Dr. Seuss, and trying to kill a one-thousand-year-old vampire? - Laurell K. Hamilton
If sex were food, Rhage would have been morbidly obese.(Dark Lover) - J.R. Ward
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and, were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. - George Santayana
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
I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
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
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 movements were a spark every dancer would desire to light up in flames. - Shah Asad Rizvi
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
Live among men as if God beheld you; speak to God as if men were listening. - Seneca
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 the last minute, nothing would get done. - Anonymous
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade. - Benjamin Franklin
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
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
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
Good books make you ask questions. Bad readers want everything answered. - Scott Westerfeld
We were learning to struggle. And we were learning how powerful we are when we speak. - Malala Yousafzai
If I were a flower, then now I’d be a budI shall treasure the beginning of my youth withoutany regrets - Kifuji Aya
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
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
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
I am successful because I did not waste time bothering about what others were doing but focussed on what I was doing. - Amit Abraham
Most great works of the imagination were meant to make you feel like a stranger in your own home. The best fiction always forced us to question what we took for granted. It questioned traditions and expectations when they seemed to immutable. - Azar Nafisi
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
If sex were food, Rhage would have been morbidly obese. - J.R. Ward
If there were reason for these miseries, then into limits could I bind my woes. - William Shakespeare
The day your heart fills only with fear and insecurities, everything you see becomes the ghost that you were always scared of. - Akshay Vasu
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
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
I'm grateful for past betrayals, heartaches, and challenges... I thought they were breaking me; but they were sculpting me. - Steve Maraboli
Act like everyone you meet is an angel, because sometimes they will be an angel. Would you cuss out that person if you knew that they were an angel that was about to save your life in a few seconds? - Preston Wagner
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
If God were willing to sell His grace, we would accept it more quickly and gladly than when He offers it for nothing. - Martin Luther
My best ideas come in the shower, where I’m showered with water, but also ideas. - Ryan Lilly
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 word "happiness" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. - Carl Jung
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
Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours. - Grover Cleveland
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.
We at Apple had forgotten who we were. One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are. - Steve Jobs
I wish that people would stop destroying other people just because they were once destroyed. - Karen Salmansohn
Before publishers' blurbs were invented, authors had to make their reputations by writing. - Laurence J. Peter
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
Empowered girls will be the women that change this world. - Eileen Anglin
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
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
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 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
Empowered Women 101: Confident women know the difference between being a meal ticket and being the meal. - Shannon L. Alder
Most priests wish they were as righteous as they seem to most members of their congregations. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
ACADEME, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. - Ambrose Bierce
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
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
Sighing dismally, she acknowledged that some things just weren't humanly possible - not even Martha Stewart could fold fitted sheets. - Karen Marie Moning
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
When I left, they were stuck with the burden of finding someone else to blame for their life... Pointing their anger everywhere, but never looking in the mirror... Continuing the cycle that led to their misery. - Steve Maraboli
If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion. - George Bernard Shaw
Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided. - Bible
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
In some cases we neglect our health, because we were never told about its value. - Sunday Adelaja
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
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
[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
If you realize you aren't so wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you're wiser today. - Olin Miller
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
If we were brought to trial for the crimes we have committed against ourselves, few would escape the gallows. - Paul Eldridge
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
Always think extra hard before crossing over to a bad side, if you were weak enough to cross over, you may not be strong enough to cross back! - Victoria Addino
...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
It was easier to come to maturity when there were more well-defined philosophical options. - David Brooks
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
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
I couldn't resist him, his eyes were like yours, his hair was exactly the shade of brown.He's just not as tall, but I couldn't tell, it was dark and I was lying down. - Amy Winehouse
Old houses were scaffolding once and workmen whistling. - T.E. Hulme
I was amazed at how strong women were when they were angry. - Robin Hobb, Royal Assassin
If I didn't work on the assumption that people were mostly telling me the truth, I think I'd go mad... And I'd rather be mistaken about others than mistrustful of them. - Una McCormack
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
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
Perhaps women were once so dangerous they had to have their feet bound. - Maxine Hong Kingston
She was supportive, didn’t pry or expect anything from me, and sensed when I needed my space. If she were a guy, I’d probably date her. Or, if I were a lesbian. And if she were a lesbian. I guess we’d both have to be lesbians for that to work. Regardless, she made a pretty great friend. - Temple West
When you are in any contest you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
The tipping custom originated in England when small sums were dropped into a box marked T.I.P.S. --TO INSURE PROMPT SERVICE.
LAST, n. A shoemaker's implement, named by a frowning Providence as opportunity to the maker of puns. Ah, punster, would my lot were cast, Where the cobbler is unknown, So that I might forget his last And hear your own. Gargo Repsky - Ambrose Bierce
The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards. - Walter Bagehot
Connie felt again the tightness, niggardliness of the men of her generation. They were so tight, so scared of life! - D.H. Lawrence
Though we met at the same station,we were but passing trains;on parallel lines,destined to never meet. - Timothy Joshua
...and then she realized: they WERE all alike! - Anne Taintor
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
But first I want you to tell me this: do you know the power of love? Christ passed over all the marvellous works which were to be performed by the apostles and said, "By this shall men know that ye are my disciples, if ye love one another. - John Chrysostom
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
I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be inferior. - Katherine Hepburn
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
the worst part about being lied to is knowing you werent worth the truth - Jean-Paul Sartre
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
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
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
I’m seeing so much of America today, Luya kept telling Lowell in nervously accented English. It became a personal catchphrase for him whenever things were not to his liking, he’d say that I’m seeing so much of America today. - Karen Joy Fowler
And in the end, we were all just humans.. drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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
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
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
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 journey in between what you once were and who you are now beoming is where the dance of life really takes place.
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
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
Not everyone who has killed themselves because they were HIV positive would have been killed by AIDS. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Her eyes were like the sea before a storm on the Carolina coast. - Kami Garcia
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 tears were wiped away, my heart was strong, I saw the way of healing…I said, God help me now to preach the Word to all the dying around, and tell them how ‘tis Satan still defiles, and Jesus still delivers, for He is just the same today. - John Alexander Dowie
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.
[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
It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down. - Roy T. Bennett
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
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
Fate would have no divinity if we were wise: it is we who make her a goddess and place her in heaven. - Juvenal
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
Genius might well be defined as the ability to makes a platitude sound as though it were an original remark.
Webs of deceit were not only tangled, they were also very lonely. - Laura Lee Guhrke
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
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 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
You know you are a writer when you talk about your characters as if they were real people! - Wyketha K Parkman
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.
Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred. - Sir Walter Raleigh
ILLUMINATI, n. A sect of Spanish heretics of the latter part of the sixteenth century; so called because they were light weights -- _cunctationes illuminati_. - Ambrose Bierce
Having the courage to speak one's mind is as important as knowing when the time is right to do so. - Nana Awere Damoah
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
Matt was almost completely naked. A tattered loincloth and an ugly chain with a yellow diamond were his only apparel. - Priya Ardis
Goodbyes are on of the hardest things about life. One way or another people were always leaving... Always moving on. - Karen Kingsbury
Life is like that, full of words that are not worth saying or that were worth saying once but not any more, each word that we utter will take up the space of another more deserving word, not deserving in its own right, but because of the possible consequences of saying it. - José Saramago
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
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
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
Though you can live for as much as you like, but your longevity is stupidity if you were leading a worthless life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It's a bizarre but wonderful feeling, to arrive dead center of a target you didn't even know you were aiming for. - Lois McMaster Bujold
The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living - Jules Henri Poincaré
Few ever live to old age, and fewer still ever became distinguished, who were not in the habit of early rising.
Not to know what happened before you were born is always to remain a child. For what is a man's life if it is not linked with the life of future generations by memories of the past.
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
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
Were not the gods forms created like me and you, mortal, transient? - Hermann Hesse
The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence. - H. L. Mencken
In the hearts and minds of the people, the grapes of wrath were growing heavy for the vintage. - John Steinbeck
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
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
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
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
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
Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were. - David Rockefeller
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
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
This country would not be a land of opportunity, America could not be America, if the people were shackled with government monopolies. - Calvin Coolidge
In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody. - Oscar Wilde
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
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. - Hebrew Proverb
Not only were science and religion compatible, they were inseparable--the rise of science was achieved by deeply religious Christian scholars. - Rodney Stark
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
Although we were sent into a failing world, we were not sent to fail.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Books that teach us to dance: There are writers who, by portraying the impossible as possible, and by speaking of morality and genius as if both were high-spirited freedom, as if man were rising up on tiptoe and simply had to dance out of inner pleasure. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
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
From childhood's hour I have not beenAs others were; I have not seenAs others saw - Edgar Allan Poe
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
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
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
I Am Female. Empowered, powerful, and greatness! - Stephanie Lahart
Didn't care if I wasn't paid for working after school for seven months teaching a 9th grader to read, but when he finally could, priceless! The best times in my life were when I went way beyond my paygrade to service students in need. - Ace Antonio Hall
How would we get corporate sponsorship if we were just a bunch of thugs? - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
If there were two enemies hating each other for a long time, to me, the winner would be the one who finally has the courage to forgive. - Primadonna Angela
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
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
I can see education is everywhere, and many people were educated. But I realize that common sense is not that common. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Those eyes, they were my own kind of madness - Logan Keys
I look at you and I can't believe someone didn't think you were enough... you're my everything. - Steve Maraboli
All hardships are seeds of growth. Your life will blossom when the lesson is complete. But remember, you were ALWAYS beautiful from beginning to full bloom. - Karen A. Baquiran
funny how our heartswere designed to loveso fiercely.but break ever so gently. - Sanober Khan
Gods were preserved but languages were exterminated: thus was the conqueror’s will - Belcampo
Besides, immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control things. - E.L. James
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
My head was playing an irresistible music that only me was hearing it, and I laid down as if I was a siren waiting for someone to wash away her fear of being seen. You were the river which caught me when I was falling from the sky as a leaf , and you said even if I don’t remember you, you do. - Kenza Slaoui
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
I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it. - Diana Princess of Wales
Sin is really an extreme form of amnesia. It is forgetting who you were when you were created as a spirit which came forth from the heart of God—a spirit made in His perfect, sinless image. - Praying Medic
If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters. - Nora Ephron
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
Were revolutions ever really what we thought them to be? - Rebecca Solnit
Don't suffocate your spirit for the lessons that were only passing through spring. - Nikki Rowe
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
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
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
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
Outlines are the last resource of bad fiction writers who wish to God they were writing masters' theses. - Stephen King
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
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
Sometimes the hardest thing is admitting you were wrong. It’s hard to say you need to be forgiven. - Jane Casey
A star-spangled sky and you were looking the other way,the night beckoned and waited and you waited for the day. - Saleem Sharma
I turned to the window. A single raindrop fell against it, and seeing my reflection in the glass, I suddenly knew why Finn’s eyes were familiar.They were exactly like mine. - Pamela Nicole
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
If Christ were born in Bethlehem a thousand times and not in thee thyself; then art thou lost eternally. - Angelus Silesius
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? - Abraham Lincoln
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
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
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
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
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
If Thy dear home be fuller, Lord,For that a little emptierMy house on earth, what rich rewardsThat guerdon were. - Amy Carmichael
No man who know aught can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free. - John Milton
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
Why weren’t you beautiful? That would’ve solved everything.’('Left from Dhakeshwari') - Kunal Sen
I don't know much about kisses, but I can assure you that hers were no less fierce than a swarm of bullets tearing the air - Xavier Velasco
I believe we were right for each other, but not in that moment, which perhaps hindered any possibility of a future. - Dominic Riccitello
You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. We were created to be victorious. - Joel Osteen
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
I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open? - Seneca
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil. - Baruch Spinoza
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 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
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
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
Into blinding darkness enter those who worship ignorance and those who delight in knowledge enter into still greater darkness, as it were.
This universe is your abode; you were born here and with an abundance. - Debasish Mridha
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
My only struggle has been trying to empower people who falsely believe that they are already empowered. - Paul Bamikole
I don't regret my painful times, i bare my scars as if they were medals. I know that freedom has a high price, as high as that of slavery; the only difference is that you pay with pleasure and a smile, even when that that smile dimmed by tears - Paulo Coelho
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
Only the winners decide what were war crimes.
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
We were together for a year; she just left me when I pledged her my love. - M.F. Moonzajer
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
You were my dream and I was just your fantasy. - Nikki Rowe
Things are more like they are now than they ever were before. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
The only reason there isn't life on other planets is because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
You were born into this life equipped to succeed. You are a part of God’s perfect plan. Yes, you. The plan would not be perfect if you were missing. Think about that. You matter more than you know. - Toni Sorenson
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were. - Kahlil Gibran
I had every reason to quit, but you were the reason I wanted it all again. - Karen A. Baquiran
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.
If there were no husbands, who would look after our mistresses? - George Moore
There were a story scripted on the wall, no words used though, just pictures, memories, from another world. Her happy place. - Stine Saugmann
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
Anyone who isn't embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn't learning enough. - Alain de Botton
All the electronic devices are powered by white smoke. When smoke goes out, device is dead. - Milan Nikolić
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
The monsters were neverunder my bed.Because the monsterswere inside my head.I fear no monsters,for no monsters I see.Because all this timethe monster has been me. - Nikita Gill
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
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
The more I get to know him, the more I can feel my heart opening without my control. I always wanted a man to look at me as if I were a miracle, but I didn't realise I would oneday see a man just as grande - Nikki Rowe
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
If my life were a fragrance, it would smell like the sea. - Sanober Khan
You were never born with a silver spoon in your mouth. Don't think that way. You were born with a diamond spoon in your palm. Carry it by your own hand. Now, feed yourself - Israelmore Ayivor
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
Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts - Jim Morrison
People will doubt you, but do you doubt your own self? People will insult your integrity, but do you trust yourself? If you are at peace with yourself and with God, you can be at peace with the world. - Nana Awere Damoah
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
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Imagine our imaginations were limited only to the limitless. Still, it wouldn't matter without a motivation to move. - Ryan Lilly
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. - Cicero
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
Aunt Elspeth and Auntie Grace stood in their doorway, ceremoniously, to watch me go, and I felt as if I were a ship with their hope on it, dropping down over the horizon. - Alice Munro
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
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
An honest religious thinker is like a tightrope walker. He almost looks as though he were walking on nothing but air. His support is the slenderest imaginable. And yet it really is possible to walk on it. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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
Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it.... - George Bernard Shaw
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
That awkward moment when you realize someone was actually home the whole time you were singing on the tops of your lungs. - Kasey Collin P. Dumdum
One day, you will stand at the summit of a figurative mountain and look back on your life's journey. And, to your utter amazement, you will see how your experiences with depression, dark and painful as they were, only added to the overall beauty of your life. - Seth Adam Smith
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
There was a time when people accepted magical experiences as natural. There were no priests then, and no one went chasing after the secrets of the occult. - Paulo Coelho
Most people on the ledge of a tall building were not afraid they'd fall; they were afraid they'd jump. - Lauren Alego
There wouldn't be a sky full of stars if we were all meant to wish on the same one. - Frances Clark
If you were Catholic, you'd singe the ears of the priest you confessed to. - Jeaniene Frost
Youthfulness is about how you live not when you were born. - Karl Lagerfeld
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
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
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
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
She was worried these thoughts would crush her if she let them come, but they didn't. You didn't know how heavy they were until you tried to lift them. You didn't know how strong you were. - Ann Brashares
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
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
There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. - Dante Alighieri
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
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
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
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
Before you were conceived, I wanted you. Before you were born, I loved you. Before you were an hour, I would die for you. This is the miracle of love. - Maureen Hawkins
Boys did not go to work on the railroad simply because their fathers did. What fetched them were sights and sounds of moving trains, and above all the whistle of a locomotive. I've heard of the call of the wild, the call of the law, the call of the church. There is also the call of the railroad. - Gary Krist
Mark 12:34When Jesus saw that he had answered wisely, he said to him, 'You are not far from the Kingdom of God. - Anonymous
If you play "I Don't Want To Know" by Fleetwood Mac loud enough -- you can hear Lindsey Buckingham's fingers sliding down the strings of his acoustic guitar. ...And we were convinced that this was the definitive illustration of what we both loved about music; we loved hearing the INSIDE of a song. - Chuck Klosterman
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.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. - Helen Keller
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
‎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
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
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
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
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
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
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
When we were together before, the world was small to us, but as you grew bigger to life and the world became desirous to living, we became smaller to each other. - Anthony Liccione
To wander solitary there:Two paradises ‘twere in oneTo live in paradise alone. - Andrew Marvell
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
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
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
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
O God, that I were a man! I would eat his heart in the marketplace. - William Shakespeare
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified. - Aesop
There would be no great men if there were no little ones. - George Herbert
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
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. - Norman Augustine
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
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
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
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
...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
Because they saved me from myself, they rescued me from my loneliness. They were the first to accept me for who I am. They're my friends.-Naruto Uzumaki - Masashi Kishimoto
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
We have long passed the Victorian era, when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby. - W. Somerset Maugham
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."
All my days were written in Your book and planned before a single one of them began.Psalm 139:16 - S.L. Rubart
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
Never leave a situation unless you know what you needed and what you were never going to get. - Shannon L. Alder
Their boots were black and shiny and your treasures gleamed like stars,Bones from deep down in the fertile crescent. - John Darnielle
You were born to soar not to snore. - Rob Liano
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
Yes, if we were prepared to be honest we might rid ourselves of much self deception. - Moliere
If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that?' - John Cleese
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.
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
We didn’t want to admit it then, but we were friends. Best friends. - Shannon Celebi
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
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
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
I came from a disadvantaged home. They were Republicans. - Paul Tsongas
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
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
You were not just blessed for yourself,your were blessed to be a blessing toothers. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
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
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.
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 had a policy of "no looking back". Once a decision was made, all members of our team were expected to stop talking about obstacles and instead focus intensely on solutions."Don't tell us all the reasons this might not work. Tell us all the ways it could work. - John Wood
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
Perfect...as it was, it had to be, andlittle dreams were spinning madlyas a flock of birds in mid-flight, thesingle vision of a single moment, a singlemoment, frozen in time no more. No moredid he need, to understand thatit was better than any he couldtake, and call his own, it was Perfect... - Stefan G. Dimov
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law - Immanuel Kant
Death is number one on the list of things that we wish were possible to leave behind when we escaped barbarism. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
One faerie - and then we were free. Just on more swing of my arm. And maybe one more after that - maybe one more swing, up and inward and into my own heart. - Sarah J. Maas
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
You were, arecactus tourism. meeting you: granularfractals borrowed from oceans. - Virginia Petrucci
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
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
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
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
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
Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better. - Florence Nightingale
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
Do you really think all angels are sweet and gentle? You must have forgot that the front lines of the War in Heaven were littered with bold women that had something to say. - Shannon L. Alder
To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in. - Henry Miller
If it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly. - William Shakespeare
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
I gave up worrying about the principles of fiction writing when I realized that there weren't any. - Teri Louise Kelly
Everything that humans have achieved until now, were once merely an imagination in someone’s head. - Abhijit Naskar
Our parents would not be ‘The best parents in the world’ (to us) if they were not our parents. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I found myself in a sea in which the waves of joy and sorrow were clashing against each other. - Naguib Mahfouz
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
[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
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
People were never meant to be idols. We aren't supposed to be worshipped. Only God deserves that kind of praise. - Karen Kingsbury
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 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 never said you were my friend. I just didn't have the guts to tell you to leave. - Kris Harte
Some were made with skill and intelligenceSome with passion and charmBut they, they were raw, and strived to remain so… - Pearl Pandya
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. - The Bhagavad Gita
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
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
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
All you ever were was a little bit of the universe, thinking to itself. - Iain M. Banks
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
Were most of your stars out? Were you busy writing your heart out? - J.D. Salinger
Englishmen who came here had the spirit of close kinsmen in all they did; often were blood related and moved from place to place in clans strengthened by civic and ecclesiastical covenants. - Edward Pearson
All her life, dreams had been her friends. Her dreams were unusually detailed, well-structured, colorful. - Carl Sagan
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
Und in der Regel erweist es sich überdies als Vorteil, nicht über die Maßen klug zu sein. Der Mangel an Zweifel am eigenen Tun erleichtert das politische Führungsleben, während Skrupel und Reflexionswut es erheblich beschweren. - Franz Walter
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
Don't make anybody Use you,be smart , else Dont curse them when they chew u out and throw you,they were smart not you - Akshay
If I were a zombieI'd never eat your brainI'd just want your heart - Stephanie Mabey
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
Some people wouldn’t still be sane, if they were not religious or superstitious; some wouldn’t be disabled or dead. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like. - Phyllis Diller
If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. - William Blake
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
A lot of people ask me if I were shipwrecked, and could have only one book, what would it be? I always say, "How to Build a Boat. - Stephen Wright
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
To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die. - Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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
If our early lessons of acceptance were as successful as our early lessons of anger, how much happier we would all be. - Peter McWilliams
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
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
You were born a winner; you decide whether you remain one or not. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Open questions like love, life, death, struggle and sex are our experiences, our opinions are not answers but they still remain mysterious unanswered questions. Let it be Open. - Santosh Kalwar
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
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
So I would choose to be with you,That's if the choice were mine to make,But you can make decisions too,And you can have this heart to break - Billy Joel
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
Your thoughts were deeper than your mind, your little eyes pierced through the heart of your nation. - Euginia Herlihy
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
Of course, there were other sorts of literature -- theoretical, self-referencial, lachrymosely autobiographical -- but they were just dry wanks. - Julian Barnes
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
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
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
Most of the tools from medieval times were extensions of the physical self. Tools are now extensions of the mental self. - Lotoya Peterson
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend. - Doug Larson
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
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
Things at the worst will cease, or else climb upwardTo what they were before. - William Shakespeare
To be who you are, let go of what you were. - Jennifer Sodini
Her hair was long , her foot was light and her eyes were wild. -Keats - John Keats
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
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.
Nothing is built on stone; All is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. - Jorge Luis Borges
The secret of the answered prayer is not in its artistry, nor shouts either… - Sunday Adelaja
See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that. - Douglas Adams
We were a perfect match. Maybe that's why we burnt out. - Anonymous
I sailed up to the cold stars but they were cold no longer, and I grew bigger and bigger until I was the stars and they were me, and I was Union, and for a single solitary glittering instant I was the universe. - George R.R. Martin
John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war. - Isaac Asimov
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world. - C.S. Lewis
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
You can always be better than your master but you can never change the fact that you were his student and he was your master! The seed must always respect for his soil! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Friends were like clothes: fine while they lasted but eventually they wore thin or you grew out of them. - David Nicholls
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
How is it possible that suffering that is neither my own nor of my concern should immediately affect me as though it were my own, and with such force that is moves me to action? - Arthur Schopenhauer
We didn't belong anywhere in particular any more. We were interchangeable parts in the American machine. - Kurt Vonnegut
Conversationally, we were Fred and Ginger -- spin, slide, shuffle, bend. - Marisa de los Santos
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
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
You were meant to write this book. - M. Kirin
We really learn only from those books that we cannot judge. The author of a book that we were able to judge would have to learn from us. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
Wishers were ever fools. - William Shakespeare
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
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
No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not. - H.L. Mencken
I wish i were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart. - Julia L. Roberts
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
And if insight were sufficient, if the inner life were the whole of life, their happiness has been assured. - E.M. Forster
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 keep asking where they have gonethose years we remember and wereach for them like hands in the night - W.S. Merwin
Tristan and Isolde were lucky to die when they did. They'd have been sick of all that rubbish in a year. - Robertson Davies
You will find rest from vain fancies if you perform every act in life as though it were your last. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Take a closer look at the word "Change". You never "Changed", instead, you were 'Manipulated' by illusion. - Vishwanath S J
These programs were never about terrorism: they're about economic spying, social control, and diplomatic manipulation. They're about power. - Edward Snowden
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
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 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
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
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
In this present moment we are either smaller than we once were or else are on our knees. - Alan Moore
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
Americans were folks who loved to profess peace-loving values, but who fought about everything. - Rinker Buck
Were all trying to find meaning to make sense of our realities; in search of happiness within, Without realising our happiness within; is the only reality that gives life a meaning. - Nikki Rowe
they thought they were heroes when they were only cinders in the eye of humanity too many creatures both insects and humans estimate their own value by the amount of irritation they are able to cause greater personalities than themselves - Don Marquis
Q: What do Jesus and Nicole Brown Simpson have in common? A: They were both killed by the Joooooooose. - Helen Thomas
Just because your feet are on the ground, doesn't mean you weren't born to fly. - Justin Young
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
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
If you stand in the way of two people who were meant to be together, destiny's train will run you over. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Thank God,my name isn’t in the list of thosewho died or werekilled yesterday! - Suman Pokhrel
But maybe they were barbarians. Maybe this is what most barbarians look like. They look like everybody else. - Susan Sontag
Of the animals I saw, I could write volumes. All were wild; for the Great Race's mechanised culture had long since done away with domestic beasts, while food was wholly vegetable or synthetic. - H.P. Lovecraft
If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging. - Joe Martin
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
We would never learn to be patient if there were only joy in the world. - Helen Keller
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
If I were to kiss you then go to hell, I would. So then I can brag with the devils I saw heaven without ever entering it. - William Shakespeare
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
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.
Fear least have power! The power of fear lies in the power of our fears. Without the power of our fears, fear is least empowered! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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
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
When a person realizes he has been deeply heard, his eyes moisten. I think in some real sense he is weeping for joy. It is as though he were saying, "Thank God, somebody heard me. Someone knows what it's like to be me - Carl R. Rogers
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
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
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
I've admired a lot of people in my life time and some of them were actually alive. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things. - Miyamoto Musashi
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
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
Do you Believe? Do you Fade like a Dream?Let me hear you BREATHELet me watch as you sleepThe Sparrow's Eyes... Promises shift into judgmentsI cannot deny that you were designed for my punishments - Slipknot
Sometimes am so worried,i complain to God that He's not been listening to my prayers,and then my son comes and says,"hey dad,why are you not mom?"ilook at him and say,God.you've already answered my prayers with the best..who knows whats on the way for me?. - Matovu Jonathans Eriah
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
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
The only person that you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday - Ain Eineziz
I wonderif you ever read my poemsand wish they were writtenfor you. - Kamand Kojouri
All of my bad ideas were always my best. - Dominic Riccitello
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
It always felt as though there were a shaken beehive living in my chest. I could never rest. - Stacy Morris
You Are Not the Same as Yesterday You Were". - Behnam Rajabpoor
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
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
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
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
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
Opportunities are rare in this life, and fairness, rarer still. So, when you discover a fair opportunity, go after as if it were your last because it very well might be. - Joel T. McGrath
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
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
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
If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed by the defects of those with whom we associate. - Francois de Fenelon
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
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
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
Mahatma Gandi was what wives wish their husbands were: thin, tan and moral. - Unknown
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk. - Edgar Watson Howe
If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is - infinite. - William Blake
you said " you were insane", while all you did was being sane..!! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
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
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children. - Bill Watterson
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
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
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
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.
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
You can't just call the Praetor. It's not like 1-800-WEREWOLF. - - Jordan Kyle Cassandra Clare
Be ahead of all parting, as though it already were behind you, like the winter that has just gone by. For among these winters there is one so endlessly winterthat only by wintering through it will your heart survive. - Rainer Maria Rilke
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.
When I am dead, I hope it is said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read'.
You were sent to unite peopleYou were not been sent to divide people. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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
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
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
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
How exquisite that gaze of yours would be if you were being whipped to death, in the last agony.
They take their drama firsthand, in the real world, while I prefer the drama of fictional characters–in worlds where things happen for a reason, where questions are answered, where conflicts are always resolved. - Kat O'Keeffe
I had a million questions to ask life, and they were all answered by one word: love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We are all a little schizophrenic. Each of us has three different people living inside us every day—who you were, who you are and who you will become. The road to sanity is to recognize those identities, in order to know who you are today. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Maybe I should have gone into politics. If you were a political activist, election season brought moments of intensity, whichever side you were on, and meanwhile here I was inarguably withering away, - Michel Houellebecq
Answered prayer is the interchange of love between the Father and His child. - Andrew Murray
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
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
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
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
You were born a star; autograph your life with excellent works. - Matshona Dhliwayo
They said you would fall,but were surprised when you were rising.The said you would fail,but were surprised when you were succeeding.They said you would break,but were surprised when you kept it together.The said you would deteriorate,but were surprised when you were flourishing. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now. - Henry David Thoreau
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
You were made by God and for God and until you understand that, life will never make sense. - Rick Warren
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
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it. - George Bernard Shaw
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
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
...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
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
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
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
I danced as he twirled in and out of consciousness, and there we were, one in love and the other astray. - Dominic Riccitello
It wasn’t closure, really. But I’d said the right things. I’d hit on some truths. Maybe some things didn’t get closure. Maybe some things weren’t really worth it, or didn’t really need it, and after a while the unimportance would become obvious. - Vee Hoffman
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
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
My own belief is that 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
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
Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water. - Alison Gopnik
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
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
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
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
Life is a series of surprises and would not be worth taking or keeping if it were not. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The sickest people that I have met in the workplace are working with high powered electrical utility solar photovoltaics (PV). - Steven Magee
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
Equal Rights were created for everyone.
She was the sky full of surprises. Her dreams were blue and breathtaking as a bright day and her secrets were dark and poetic as a cold night. Either way, she was the most beautiful mess that one had ever come across. - Akshay Vasu
For 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 could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. - Helen Keller
We thought we were running away from the grown-ups, and now we are the grown-ups.
Family connexions were always worth preserving, good company always worth seeking. - Jane Austen
as a childi supposei was not quitenormal.my happiest times werewheni was left alone inthe house on asaturday. - Charles Bukowski
The walls were lined with books, many of them in foreign languages, like insulation against the immediate present. - Ross Macdonald
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
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
We were sent here just to be kind to each other. - Debasish Mridha
How had they met? By chance, like everybody else. What were there names? What's it to you? Where were they coming from? From the nearest place. Where were they going? Does anyone really know where they're going? - Denis Diderot
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
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 masters and overseers were so good at employee development, in their absence, the employees still achieved the company's mission - Darnell Lamont Walker
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Real is overratedNo way in my life is that the gistI'd be everything I am notIf I were a fictionist - A.A. Patawaran
The strange thing about loneliness is that we feel it most intently when we are with people. Loneliness is the knowing in our heart that we were created to really, truly know each other in the deepest sense but we feel stuck with superficiality. - Dannah Gresh
She was learning something important: how to live within the sound of her own slow breathing, how to love the view when her eyes were shut. - Gwendoline Riley
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
I still wonder what made him leave. Were they my demons or his own? - Vaishnavi Hajari
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
You realize you've forgiven people, your past and yourself when you don't speak bad about them anymore, even if you're encouraged to do so, even if you remember you were once brutally broken because of them... you just move on, let go, let them be and let yourself be... - Sanhita Baruah
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
If you weren’t held responsible for your mistakes, you weren’t making. - M.F. Moonzajer
You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life? - Jalaluddin Rumi
The censors don't bother with fantasy books, especially old ones. They can't understand them. They think it's all kids' stuff. They'd die if they knew what The Chronicles of Narnia were really about. - G. Willow Wilson
An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't. - Sacha Guitry
While the gods remained more human, the men were more divine. - Friedrich Schiller
Treat everyone you meet as if they were you. - Doug Dillon
You were born to unlock your consciousness and be universal and infinite. - Debasish Mridha
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
Some friend of yours, perhaps?""Except yourself I have none," he answered. "I do not encourage visitors. - Arthur Conan Doyle
All this timeI drank you like the cure when maybeyou were the poison. - Clementine von Radics
Women were created gullible. It they weren't no babies would be born. - Dakota Dawn
1408 Film by Stephen King freak me out, the story also freak me out. But watching the film how is made, how much reverses were shown just terrified me. The ending was suprising! - Deyth Banger
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
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
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
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
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
You were like fine wine, but cheap wine gets you drunk faster. - Dominic Riccitello
Sometimes the best books are hidden gems that you didn't even know were out there! - Carmela Dutra
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
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
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.
I think people would live a bit longer if they didn't know how old they were. Age puts restrictions on things. - Karl Pilkington
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is: Infinite. - William Blake
Don't be afraid to be who you are, we were created to perfect in our own imperfect way. - Kendal Rob
Unchain the beast which lurks beneath your skin; for if you were to throw it the key to freedom, you would watch in ore as you transform into your true self. - Cory R. Lewis
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. . .
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
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
Don't be afraid to be exactly as awesome as you were created to be. - Rev. Kellen Roggenbuck
If one abandons their principles when tested by struggle, they were never true principles but advertisements for character they never possessed. - Tiffany Madison
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
Desire, even in its wildest tantrums, can neither persuade me it is love nor stop me from wishing it were. - W. H. Auden
All human males were as fascinated with cars as they were with breasts. - Anita Clenney
The silences weren’t awkward. For me at least. Because I was there in the moment with him. - Dominic Riccitello
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
For those who were born lovers, falling in love is not neither an option nor a decision. it is a matter of existence. - Sameh Elsayed
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
Maybe to feel superior in struggle was sensed, When people were aware to fight for identity. - Marieta Maglas
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
Women were supposed to be strong, but they weren't really, they weren't allowed to be. - Carol Shields
My mother buried three husbands, and two of them were just napping. - Rita Rudner
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
After your death, you will be what you were before your birth. - Arthur Schopenhauer
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
What very mysterious things days were. Sometimes they fly by, and other times they seem to last forever, yet they are all exactly twenty-four hours. There's quite a lot we don't know about them. - Melanie Benjamin
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
The day had begun to feel tinny: a pretend day, a dream day, that for some unaccountable reason she had to go on and on with as if it were real. - Sarah Waters
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
I didn't know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.
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
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
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
You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn't that long ago that we were swept away by the Macarena. - Jon Stewart
How different things might be if, rather than saying "I think I'm in love," we were saying "I've connected with someone in a way that makes me think I'm on the way to knowing love.." Or if instead of saying "I am in love" we said "I am loving" or "I will love. - bell hooks
Some people grow up with issues because they did not have their parents around growing up, many others have issues because their parents were around growing up - Quetzal
Like the pagans of old, unaffected by climate, the British were now dancing around a giant phallus. Unlike the pagans theirs was a sterile phallus, disarmed by condoms and pills - the first heathen sexual cult to be based around sterility rather than fertility. - Peter Hitchens
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
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
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
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
All Prophets were leaders; should all leaders be Prophets? - Leader, Prophet
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
Those who tried to fill the void with passion, were engulfed by it’s flames. - Meeta Ahluwalia
Trees are selfless, so all species thrive. If they were like humans, the world wouldn’t survive. - Vinita Kinra
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
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.
When an idea for solving a problem suddenly presents itself, ask yourself if all circumstances related to the problem were properly analyzed. - Eraldo Banovac
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
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
It does not matter how strong your gravity is, we were always meant to fly. - Sarah Kay
There were happy days, with watermelon, and sad days of whiskey. - Lewis Nordan
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
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
Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope. - P.J. O'Rourke
Not one of the boys like me. I’ve put their noses out of joint.Well, they were never good-looking lads. - Luggs
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
What if you'd live every day as if you were our society's future and hope? - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Their plans were improved with the best advice.
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
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
I 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
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
[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
Every once in a while, large cities have narrow streets, silent passageways that allow your footsteps to echo in the stillness of the night, and it seems like everything is going back to the way it was, when there were only a few of us and we all knew each other and greeted each other on the street. - Jaume Cabré
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
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
What we get when we turn pro is we find our power. We find our will and our voice and we find our self-respect. We become who we always were but had, until then, been afraid to embrace and live out. - Steven Pressfield, Turning Pro
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
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
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
Were there no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts, and no one thank. - Christina Rossetti
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
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
Sometimes we are lucky enough to know our lives have been changed, to discard the old and embrace the new and run headlong down an immutable course. It happened to me... on that summer's day when my eyes were opened to the sea.
The captain was a good chess player, and the games were always interesting. Yossarian had stopped playing chess with him because the games were so interesting they were foolish. - Joseph Heller
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
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
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
When you look back at the painful and difficult events of your life, you find that they were the times of your greatest personal growth. The challenges of our lives provide us the opportunity to develop our highest potentials. - John Bruna
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
Live each day as if it were the first day of marriage and the last day of vacation. - Unknown Author 47
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
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
Empowered Women 101: Happiness is something that you establish before a relationship. It is not the relationship that establishes it first. - Shannon L. Alder
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
If history only remembers one in a thousand of us, then that future will be filled with stories of who we were and what we did. - Electronic Arts
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
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
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
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
An answer gone unanswered will be answered in a parallel universe. Existence is classified in unrecorded dimensions. - Vishwanath S J
The mere fact that a very large number of people believe such a thing and that the world would be a better place if it were true, is no reason for believing that it is true. - Leonard Woolf
You were born an original work of art. Stay original. - Suzy Kassem
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
Now you see, Dr. Stadler, you're speaking as if this book were addressing to a thinking audience. If it were, one would have to be concerned with such matters as accuracy, validity, logic and the prestige of science. But it isn't. It's addressed to the public. - Ayn Rand
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
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
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
All that technical expertise isn't worth a damn if you don't get the best out of people, though. . . . These were leaders who saw strength in ordinary people and showed them how to break tyranny. - Noël Coward
I think there were times when I was so afraid of losing you that I forgot I even had you at all. - Ashly Lorenzana
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
Perhaps we were friends first and lovers second.But then perhaps this is what lovers are. - André Aciman
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
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
All of your fears and thoughts were mine, you were so scared but it was beyond divine. - Dominic Riccitello
You were sent to unite peopleYou were not sent to divide people. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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
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
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
Children are not the people of tomorrow, but are people of today. They have a right to be taken seriously, and to be treated with tenderness and respect. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be. 'The unknown person' inside of them is our hope for the future. - Janusz Korczak
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
Readers can surprise you. Many times, they notice layers in your stories, that even you were not aware of while writing. - Shon Mehta
Erik, Erik! I saved your life! Remember? You were scentenced to death! But for me you would be dead by now. - Gaston Leroux
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
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
As if there were safety in stupidity alone. - Henry David Thoreau
The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the Prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced - Albert Einstein
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
We were all born equal, but where we are in life now is of our own making. - Stephen Richards
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
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
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.
Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up. - Unknown
Grace is that turning point from feeling hopeless to becoming empowered. - Deborah Brodie
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. - C.G. Jung
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
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
Do you remember how electrical currents and 'unseen waves' were laughed at? The knowledge about man is still in its infancy. - Albert Einstein
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
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
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
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
In the history of battles and wars, the massacres of civilians were the main reason of revolutions success. - M.F. Moonzajer
The universe is soo huge, it would be a pity if we were alone - Maybe Carl Sagan otherwise me myself
If you were food, you would be corn. I dont know why, i just sense corn in you. - Lizbeth Mori
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
Before passing judgementon someone’s choices,stop and look at the questionsthey were trying to answer. - Domonique Bertolucci
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others. - Marianne Williamson
There were no toys under the bed--that wasn't why he liked it. Why he liked it was that there wasn't anything under the bed--no chickens, no Joey, no Eloise, no sheep, no "no"s. He could lie under the bed and not be told anything at all. - Jane Smiley
Laywers, I suppose, were children once. - Jane Gardam
Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty. - Oscar Wilde
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
If a word in the dictionary were mispelled, how would we know? - Steven Wright
Monsters were wild. Monsters were strong. Monsters were fierce and free.If I was monstrous...perhaps it wasn't such a bad thing. - Sarah Diemer
They still had sexual relations with another, slept in the same bed, shared kisses and intimacy and matrimonial fluid, however both were not married to each other in that sense, although there was a piece of paper that said otherwise. - Keira D. Skye
Children aren't happy without something to ignore, And that's what parents were created for. - Ogden Nash
When the future you see is worse than the present, one begins to worry. And, oh, I speak of Ghanaian politicians. The tadpoles are out-jumping the toads. - Nana Awere Damoah
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
I would often invent this dream for myself at the edge of sleep, and then it was strange how content it would make me, how it would make peace and consolation flow, and I would close my eyes and float on it into my real dreams which were never so kind [...]. - Alice Munro
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
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 ‘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
The moment when you realize no one understands, no one ever did, no one ever will.You were alone, you always will be.But may be, just may be, someone will look up to you someday. And when they do, remember to hide those tearful eyes, to smile and to say - "look, life's so good. - Sanhita Baruah
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
For your past, for your flaws, and ultimately for your stress; I judge no one whom I’ve met along the way because in a sense we were all wounded in our own ways. - Forrest Curran
I bought some batteries, but they weren't included. - Steven Wright
It was the misfortune of poetry to be seldom safely enjoyed by those who enjoyed it completely; and that the strong feelings which alone could estimate it truly were the very feelings which ought to taste it but sparingly. - Jane Austen
Your desire is your prayer. Picture the fulfillment of your desire now and feel its reality and you will experience the joy of the answered.Dr. - Joseph Murphy
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
Don’t let circumstances hold you down; You were born to be free. Sometimes it’s not the hard work that pays but what you’ve learned from it. Be happy! Be yourself, be free. - Ane Krstevska
I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. - Harriet Tubman
I got the bill foe my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written. - John 21:25- Holy Bible
Govern thy life and thy thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one, and read the other. - Thomas Fuller
They were like her rocks. Imperfect and surprising and maybe better in the long run than certainties. Chances, she thought, were life - Veronica Rossi
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
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
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
Photons have mass? I didn’t even know they were Catholic. - Woody Allen
He shot everything that moved in a blind fury. It was as if he were floating outside his body, his flesh acting on pure animal instinct. To kill or be killed. It was exhilarating. - Rebecca M. Gibson
If I were in his(Prophet Muhammad) presence, I would wash his feet. - Hercules
If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer? - Steven Wright
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
Peter Pastmaster and the absurdly youthful colonel of the new force were drawing up a list of suitable officers in Bratts Club. 'Most of war seems to consist of hanging about,' he said. 'Let's at least hang about with our own friends. - Evelyn Waugh
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
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
We were hooked when we woke.We had arms for each other.But I yearned to resumeMy dreams of another. - Roman Payne
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
Politics and Sport were invented to give unknowledgeable people an opportunity to share their knowledge. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
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
When it's all over, it's not who you were. . . it's whether you made a difference.
When the universe presented unexpected gifts to the undeserving, how else were they to react, except with sheer paranoia? - Matthew S. Williams
I used to always read with a pen in my hand, as if the author and I were in a conversation. - Tara Bray Smith
When you imitate others in real life, you deny the world benefits of your uniqueness. So be who you were born to be!. - Gugu Mona
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
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
As I said earlier it is most surprising that the kingdom of then world should have come under the sway of a species of monkey, and there is reason to suppose that there were other claimants to the throne. ("The Shadmock") - R. Chetwynd-Hayes
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Albert Einstein
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
You were born into the world to fulfill a specific purpose in life. May you recognised your unique calling. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Never doubt the courage of the French. They were the ones who discovered that snails are edible. - Doug Larson
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
You were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. - Zig Ziglar
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
I was so tired of this ceaseless, day-to-day tug-of-war between my hormones and my head, my vanity and my virtue. I felt very much as though I were caught in the middle of some dreadful battle in which taking a side of my own would mean certain misery in either case. - Emily Tomko
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
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. - Doug Larson
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
And yet we were very much alike; we’d lost our souls, and we were ready to destroy others. - Yasmina Khadra
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.
And there were times where I missed everyone I missed everything and everyone to the bone, I missed younger years where days were easy and everything was so innocently cheesy, I missed myself and my friends and the persons we used to be. - Thoughts And Writings @wnq-writers.com
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
Treats and tricks.Witch broomsticks.Jack-o-lanternsLick their lips.Crows and cats.Vampire bats.Capes and fangsAnd pointed hats.Werewolves howl.Phantoms prowl.Halloween’s Upon us now. - Richelle E. Goodrich
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
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
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
Although the most acute judges of the witches, & even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was nonexistent. It is thus with all guilt. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
i am so crammedfull of fearsthat if you were to touch me i might eitherfly or break. - Sanober Khan
If you knew you were going to lose your memorybut you could choose five things you’d never forget, what would they be—a certain face, a taste, a scent,a touch; how deepin this, the middle of your life? - Kristen Henderson
Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time. - Abi bin Abi Taleb
Belike you thought our love would last too long, if it were chain'd together. - William Shakespeare
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
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
And did with sighs their fate deplore,Since I must shelter them no more;And if before my joys were such,In having heard, and seen too much,My grief must be as great and high,When all abandoned I shall be,Doomed to a silent destiny. - Aphra Behn
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
They were handsome, proper and normal family fathers who built the concentration camps and whipped the prisoners to death. And who was Nietzsche? A narcotized syphilitic. - Jens Bjørneboe
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enought to know they were impossible. - Doug Larson
On Saturday mornings Mr Ewing would make his rounds, giving each tradesman £1 and the apprentices, ten shillings. Needless to say, we were all peeping around corners awaiting his arrival! - Ian Thompson
They always said my books were ass. The next one I wrote told them to kiss it! - Khali Raymond
"If you were my husband, i would feed you poison." "If you were my wife, madam, i would take it!
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
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
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
In olden days people were worse than us but knew much more than us. - Vladimir Odoevsky
A strong woman strengthens women. An empowered woman empowers women. When one woman rises we are all elevated. - Toni Sorenson
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
We were married by a reformed rabbi in Long Island. A very reformed rabbi. A Nazi. - Woody Allen
That's the worst of growing up, and I'm beginning to realize it. The things you wanted so much when you were a child don't seem half so wonderful to you when you get them. - L. M. Montgomery
I'd ask [God] why he keeps trying to kill us all with disease, pestilence, and natural disasters. I'd ask why 99% of all species there ever were are now extinct -- if God works in mysterious ways, that way is mysteriously genocidal. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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
Inspirational people weren't meant to be enablers. They were meant to empower! - Shannon L. Alder
I dreamt of you last night - as if I was playing the piano and you were turning the pages for me. - Vladimir Nabokov
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
people confuse me, with what they say and do. They rarely say what they mean,then they get mad at me for believing what they have said. Telling me that they didn't mean it that way or that they were joking. - Tina J. Richardson
However my mother had once said, ‘When you go to art school, you’ll find everybody sitting around practicing how to do their signature'; and sure enough, there they were, some of them doing just that. - Richard Williams
You were placed there by God for a reason, which is to possess the land for the glory of the KING! - Sunday Adelaja
Everywhere I looked, demons of the future [were] on the battlegrounds of one’s emotional plane. - David Bowie
There were more than a dozen extinction level events before even the dinosaurs got theirs! - Captain America - The Avengers...The Age of Ultron
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
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
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
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 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
If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world, and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. - E. B. White
If you were waiting for a sign that you’re meant to be a writer…THIS IS IT. - M. Kirin
The world offers you comfort. But you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness - Pope Benedict XVI
You were saved when you believed in Jesus, but you were transformed when you realized He believed in you. - Kris Vallotton
You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight. - Elizabeth Gilbert
What a more beautiful world this would be if we didn't wait til people were dead before we honored their spirit. - Kellie Elmore
All of us were once children, but only some of us remember that - Steven Aitchison
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
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
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.
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
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
My memories of my time in high altitude astronomy indicate that there were no oxygen concentration monitors or alarms in the areas that liquid nitrogen was in use at the high altitude astronomical facilities where I had worked. - Steven Magee
Empowered Women 101: A confident woman knows that forgiving is important, but sticking around for constant abuse isn't being confident; it is called being a doormat. - Shannon L. Alder
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
...there were certain chapters when I stopped writing, saw the domestic situation I was in and thought, "I don't want to face this world, let's get back to the hellish one I'm imagining. - Alasdair Gray
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
Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. - George Orwell
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
I don't like to hear cut and dried sermons. No—when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. - Abraham Lincoln
Are you a devil?""I am a man," answered Father Brown gravely; "and therefore have all devils in my heart. - G.K. Chesterton
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
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up. - Oscar Wilde
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
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
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
If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy.
There would not be so many open mouths if there were not so many open ears.
Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out. - Carl Sagan
You were born a star; your deeds determine how brightly you'll shine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
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
The reason sex is fun is not to cater to the desire for individual human pleasure, but because humanity would have ceased to exist a long time ago if it were drudgery. - Joe Beaton
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
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
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
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it. - Salman Rushdie
Her lips were tightly glued together, her chin protruding, her whole layout that of a girl who intended to stand no rannygazoo. - P.G. Wodehouse
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
She’d vowed to be braver and take more risks, but this seemed out of her league. Because sometimes what you wanted the most was the one thing you were most afraid to get. - Miranda Liasson
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
Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. - Charles F. Kettering
The only truly secure system is one that is powered off, cast in a block of concrete and sealed in a lead-lined room with armed guards -- and even then I have my doubts.
A village explainer. Excellent if you were a village, but if you were not, not."(on Ezra Pound) - Gertrude Stein
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 coffee were like dreams, then I would be wired in constant bliss, never needing sleep to live out my dreams. - Anthony Liccione
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
She knew full well the enormity of her offense, but because her desires were stronger than the code she was breaking, she persisted in breaking it. - Harper Lee
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
​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
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
Did we really come all that way?" She asked. "Time flies when you're scared out of your mind." He answered. - Nights Raven
You'll change into what you were destined to be, when the world comes to end for you. - an
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
Many were the steps taken in doubt, that saw their shapeless ends in no time. Those who travail in faith today will truimph in joy tomorrow. Let faith lead the way. - Israelmore Ayivor
We should not take our ‘Humanity’ for granted. We should love and respect things as if they were ourselves. - Sandranil Biswas
Mountains were made to climb, therefore dont cry when you see one. - Jackson Taviri
Well I was out in my four door With the top down. And I looked up and there they were: Millions of tiny teardrops Just sort of hanging there And I didn't know whether to laugh or cry And I said to myself: What next big sky? - Laurie Anderson
Butterflies, butterfliesThey were meant to flyYou and i, you and iWe were colours in the sky - The Wanted
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
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
Tonight they granted at least one wish, I whispered, and I lowered my head so our lips drifted over one another. I love you Adam, no matter how lost you are…or I am…I will only ever love you. - Cassandra Giovanni
Always try and be a better person than you were yesterday, cause we aren't guaranteed tomorrow. - Tina A. Morgan
If all the molecules on Earth were stacked on each other end-to-end, everything on Earth would die. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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
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
If perception were reality, bats could fly through cave walls. - Marty Rubin
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
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
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
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
The beauty of traveling solo is that you wonder unexpectedly, but almost certainly into the direction you were meant to go. - Shannon Ables
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
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
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
I dreamt that I was old. And you you were beside me.Forever young in your hand, a cup of stars. - Joanne Harris
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.
I find my solitude between people when they were many and I was alone. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
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
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
Apparently, my hopes, dreams and aspirations were no match against my poor spelling, punctuation and grammar. - Red Red Rover
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
People who were genuinely dangerous might not need to exhibit the fact at all, and that the ability to conceal a threat made them even more dangerous. - William Gibson
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
If we were truly created by God, then why do we still occasionally bite the insides of our own mouths? - Dara Ó Briain
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
She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also true that when it came to trying to please in matters that weren't crucial to her, that didn't compromise her sense of things, she had been dishonest? - Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera
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
Were a million people to believe in bullshit, it yet is just bull crap. - Fakeer Ishavardas
A friend is, as it were, a second self. - Cicero
I have loved like a child collecting shells along the shore line, discarding one shell for another of seemingly more outward beauty with no knowledge of the pearls that were hidden within. - Robert Anthony
At every period of history, people have believed things that were just ridiculous, and believed them so strongly that you risked ostracism or even violence by saying otherwise. If our own time were any different, that would be remarkable. As far as I can tell it isn't. - Paul Graham
Don't let what you thought you were yesterday keep you from becoming what you're meant to be today. - Vironika Tugaleva
If roses were not special weeds would not envy them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
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
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? - Albert Einstein
You are important to this earth. If you were meant to journey alone, you would not have friends... - Virginia Alison
ABRUPT, adj. Sudden, without ceremony, like the arrival of a cannon- shot and the departure of the soldier whose interests are most affected by it. Dr. Samuel Johnson beautifully said of another author's ideas that they were "concatenated without abruption." - Ambrose Bierce
I just knew there were stories I wanted to tell. - Octavia E. Butler
The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone's neurosis, and we'd have a mighty dull literature if all the writers that came along were a bunch of happy chuckleheads. - William Styron
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 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
Death would be an extremely bad thing like most of us paint it, if being dead were painful. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Because we are the only women who are mothers of men." Gorgo: when asked by a woman from Attica why Spartan women were the only women in the world who could rule men. - Gorgos
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
There were many terrible things in my life and most of them never happened. - Michel de Montaigne
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
If the past was what we were meant to see…then behind, not in front, our eyes would be. - - RVM
Would it upset men if they found out we weren't different? Are we? Aren't we? Damned if I know. - Rita Mae Brown
When everything gets answered, it's fake. - Sean Penn
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
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
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
Your passion sustains you. Your purpose is why you were created. Follow your passion but ensure you fulfill your purpose. - Kemi Sogunle
I didn't say you weren't, but moving on the hope that some man will hire you seems a bit risky.''No more so than diggin' in the dirt for your dreams—only to find it's your grave you've been diggin'. - Judith Pella
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
The most amazing travellers were to humble to write about it - Guido Colombo
Ah! That glance of yours did some magic on me, you were not aware of. For once I died and was reborn. - Ramana Pemmaraju
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
It is man and not the Bible that needs correcting. Greater and more careful scholarship has shown that apparent contradictions were caused by incorrect translations, rather than divine inconsistencies. - Billy Graham
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
She stared at the stars like they were pillow for her mind and in their light she could rest her heavy head. - Christopher Poindexter
I may have become Christian, were it not for Christians. - Mahatma Gandhi
You are very strong if you're empowered by love and simplicity. - Debasish Mridha
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
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 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.
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
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
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
Where were you then?Who else was there?Saying what?Why will the whole of love come on me suddenly when I am sad and feel you are far away? - Pablo Neruda
Many of life's failures are those who didn't know how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas A. Edison
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
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
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
All the same, a seductive voice from afar kept breaking into her conjugal peace: it was the voice of solitude. She closed her eyes and listened to the sound of a hunting horn coming from the depths of distant forests. There were paths in those forests... - Milan Kundera
Vampires were myths, childhood stories– as were werewolves, mermaids and dragons. I believed none of it. - Ashley Madau
In this passionately social world, loneliness dogged the spirit. People were constantly getting together, but they never really got there…For everyone searched his neighbor’s eyes for the image of himself, and never saw anything else. Or if he did, he was outraged and terrified. - Olaf Stapledon
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
I have a cat named Trash. In the current political climate it would seem that if I were trying to sell him (at least to a Computer Scientist), I would not stress that he is gentle to humans and is self-sufficient, living mostly on field mice. Rather, I would argue that he is object-oriented.
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
Were knowledge all, what were our needTo thrill and faint and sweetly bleed? - Christopher Brennan
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
Leave me alone", is not a good news! "Let's be together" is not a bad news. We were made to be each others keepers. Let love lead - Israelmore Ayivor
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
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
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
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.
So many people shall regret three great things tomorrow; things they did, things they did not do and things they were yet to do! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them right away. - Ronald Reagan
If I were asked to define Motherhood. I would have defined it as Love in its purest form. Unconditional Love. ~~ - Revathi Sankaran
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
We were all pawns easily discarded at the whims of monsters, some of whom were younger than me. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
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
Sure, we thought the acresThat we tilled were sacred,But how could we have knownThat wheat can haunt like ghosts - Sherman Alexie
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
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
When it's all over and the dust from our Ancestors bodies and our own settle from the four winds only then will we see that we were here! - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Some people wish they were as happy as or happy like some people think they are. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
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 raise them for us; that means we owe them some respect. nature is creul but we dont have to be. i wouldnt want to have my guts ripped out by a lion. i'd much rather die in a slaughter house if it were done right. - Temple Grandin
Happiness often sneaks through doors you didn't even know were open - - Unknown (to me :P)
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
They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds. - Dinos Christianopoulos
If only we were not that seedling of Creation,Of Earth and its generations,If only we had remained simple Clay or Ember,Or something in between,Then we would not have to see This World, its Lord, and its Hell, twice over. - Adonis
I think housework is far more tiring and frightening than hunting is, no comparison, and yet after hunting we had eggs for tea and were made to rest for hours, but after housework people expect one to go on just as if nothing special had happened. - Nancy Mitford
We were one, even in the darkest corner. - Dominic Riccitello
The course of a life can be changed with some well timed, lovingly asked, honestly answered questions. - Lesley Sears
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
The stones were sharp,The wind came at my back;Walking along the highway, Mincing like a cat. - Theodore Roethke
The good old days weren't always good, and tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems. - Billy Joel
Meanwhile 1st April to lie as if they were honest throughout the year. - Nabil TOUSSI
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
Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last. - Publilius Syrus
The three Secrets of Fatima were closely held by the Vatican for decades, until the text of the third and last secret was finally released in 2000. - Peter J. Tanous
Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win. - Harper Lee
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
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
[D]oing nothing meant leaving things exactly the way they were, and that was unacceptable. - Caroline Goode
High hopes were once formed of democracy; but democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. - Oscar Wilde
We were the most humiliated people on earth and God gave us honour through Islam. If we ever seek honour through anything else, God will humiliate us again. - Umar ibn Al-Khattab
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
When mom and dad went to war the only prisoners they took were the children - Pat Conroy
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 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
It is amazing how the light can make us forget we were ever afraid of the dark. - Anonymous
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
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
Because you thought love was just gonna be there. You weren't taught that it had to be made, it had to be mixed, kneaded, recycled. Over and over, you have to keep creating it. Over and over with everyone you love. Over and over. - Darnell Lamont Walker
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
Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, very weird people were effectively isolated from all the other very weird people.But today, the internet makes it possible for very weird people from anywhere on the planet to get on the internet and talk to one another. - Caliban Darklock
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
Men had no purpose on earth whereas women were gods walking unrecognized among them. - Kate Atkinson
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
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
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
All the horrors of the reign of terror were based on concern for public tranquility. - Leo Tolstoy
Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture? - David Bohm
When you were quite a little boy, somebody ought to have said ``hush'' just once.
Good parents use the mistakes they did in the past when they were young to advice the children God gave to them to prevent them from repeating those mistakes again. However, bad parents always want to be seen as right and appear "angelic and saintly" as if they never had horrible youth days. - Israelmore Ayivor
I would I were alive again to kiss the fingers of the rain. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
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
We sometimes reveal how ignorant or bored we were when we read a book by giving it 5-stars. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If God were not willing to forgive sin, heaven would be empty - German Proverb
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
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
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
In real life, the big things and the little things are inextricably mixed up together, so in Libya at one moment, one worried because one's native boots were full of holes, and at the next, perhaps, one wondered how long one would be alive to wear them. - Rosita Forbes
Live each day as if it were your last; love each day as if you will live forever. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If I had known they were going to do this, I would have become a shoemaker. - Albert Einstein
I should not really object to dying were it not followed by death. - Thomas Nagel
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
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
If I were born a woman, my clothes would be for any man with rough hands to tear down and my body to be made love to by any heart lost enough to love - Prabhukrishna M
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
I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them--with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself. - Eudora Welty
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
One wonders what would happen in a society where there were no rules to break. Doubtlessly everyone would quickly die of boredom. - Susan Howatch
He would never exhort the faithful to persevere if he were not ready to give them the power to do so. - Francis de Sales
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
The world in which you were born is just one model of reality. Other cultures are not failed attempts at being YOU: they are unique manifestations of the human spirit. - Wade Davis
If I were to complain about complainers. Am I a culprit comparable conveyor? Let go of the anger.