Top Middles Quotes

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1. "I was born in Middlesex, England, which is really London."
Author: Charles Keating
2. "So I did in fact spend two and a half years in the Middlesbrough car park practising skills. But if you spend four or five or six hours a day practising, you get better."
Author: Craig Johnston
3. "We were having a trial game against Leeds, and Jack Charlton was the boss of Middlesbrough at the time."
Author: Craig Johnston
4. "I like to tell stories that have beginnings, middles and ends."
Author: Eric Kripke
5. "The same authorities who insist upon beginnings, middles, and ends, declare that Great Literature (by which they mean the stories they have been taught to admire) is about love and death, while mere popular fiction like this is about sex and violence. One reader's sex, alas, is another's love; and one's violence, another's death."
Author: Gene Wolfe
6. "We middles see the world in shades of grey rather than in the clear blacks and whites of committed animal activists and their equally vociferous opponents"
Author: Hal Herzog
7. "Middlestein thought texting was the same as Morse code, and the more people texted, the closer American came to being a nation at war."
Author: Jami Attenberg
8. "But who knew what would happen once he got to Canada? Canada with its pacifism and its socialized medicine! Canada with its millions of French speakers! It was like…like…like a foreign country! Father Mike might become a fugitive over there, living it up in Quebec. He might disappear into Saskatchewan and roam with the moose.-Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides (2003), P. 507"
Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
9. "After all the screaming in our house, there reigned, that winter on Middlesex, only silence. A silence so profound that, like the left foot of the President's secretary, it erased portions of the official record."
Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
10. "I like middles. . . It is in middles that extremes clash, where ambiguity restlessly rules."
Author: John Updike
11. "What about guns with sensors in the handles that could detect if you were angry, and if you were, they wouldn't fire, even if you were a police officer?What about skyscrapers made with moving parts, so they could rearrange themselves when they had to, and even open holes in their middles for planes to fly through?"
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
12. "I like colorful tales with black beginnings and stormy middles and cloudless blue-sky endings. But any story will do."
Author: Katherine Applegate
13. "I'm from Middlesboro, Ky., a little town on the Tennessee and Virginia border."
Author: Lee Majors
14. "Oddly, the meanings of books are defined for me much more by their beginnings and middles than they are by their endings."
Author: Lev Grossman
15. "People always go on about how fantastic relationships are in the beginning, and of course everyone hates relationships when they end, but what about the middles? the middles where you know everything there is to know. Where you can look at the person you love and know what they're thinking, see something on the telly and know how they'd react;When you know exactly what they'd wear to come round and see you."
Author: Mike Gayle
16. "AmYou know, the spark. It could be as simple as a meeting of eyes or as intimate as knuckles skimming down flesh, but one thing it was unmistakable. No denying it once you'd felt it and no sense in trying to conjure one up if it wasn't there from the beginning. Sparks are beginnings, leading to middles of fireworks, finishing like blasts of dynamite. So, long story short, there were no sparks"
Author: Nicole Williams
17. "What of miniature boats constructed of birch bark and fallen leaves, launched onto cold water clear as air? How many fleets were pushed out toward the middles of ponds or sent down autumn brooks, holding treasures of acorns, or black feathers, or a puzzled mantis? Let those grassy crafts be listed alongside the iron hulls that cleave the sea, for they are all improvisations built from the daydreams of men, and all will perish, whether from the ocean siege or October breeze."
Author: P. Harding
18. "Take it for all in all, a representative gathering of Twing life and thought. The Nibs were whispering in a pleased manner to each other, the Lower Middles were sitting up very straight, as if they'd been bleached, and the Tough Eggs whiled away the time by cracking nuts and exchanging low rustic wheezes."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
19. "Catherine Land liked the beginnings of things. The pure white possibility of the empty room, the first kiss, the first swipe at larceny. And endings, she liked endings, too. The drama of the smashing glass, the dead bird, the tearful goodbye, the last awful word which could never be unsaid or unremembered.It was the middles that gave her pause. This, for all its forward momentum, this was a middle. The beginnings were sweet, the endings usually bitter, but the middles were only the tightrope you walked between the one and the other. No more than that."
Author: Robert Goolrick
20. "I hate endings. Just detest them. Beginnings are definitely the most exciting, middles are perplexing and endings are a disaster. … The temptation towards resolution, towards wrapping up the package, seems to me a terrible trap. Why not be more honest with the moment? The most authentic endings are the ones which are already revolving towards another beginning. That's genius."
Author: Sam Shepard
21. "An acre in Middlesex is better than a principality in Utopia."
Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
22. "I like it when actors get an opportunity to chew into something. They love scenes with beginnings, middles, and ends - scenes that give an arc to their characters and allow audiences to get to know these people."
Author: Tracy Letts
23. "There is no black-and-white situation. It's all part of life. Highs, lows, middles."
Author: Van Morrison

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