Famous Quotes About Setting Things Right
Browse 32 famous quotes and sayings about Setting Things Right.
Top Quotes About Setting Things Right
1. "We need others to fulfill things in us that cannot.happen solo."
Author: Alan E. Nelson
2. "Coaches will do what they can but it doesn't necessarily bother me. You are an international referee for a reason. If things like that are going to ruffle your feathers, don't bother doing the job."
Author: Alan Lewis
3. "Do not act meanly, do not be unkind, because the time for setting things right may pass before your heart changes course. Isabel Dalhousie"
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
4. "It's still a mystery to me exactly how I learned the language. [But] I was 19 years old and I had very urgent things to tell girls."
Author: Andrei Codrescu
5. "You know, your first album is about really amazing things. Your first album is always about coming of age, first love, first loss, usually you suffer a first loss of someone that you love to death, even, you know, really big life lessons, things you learn from your parents' divorce or from the travels that you took."
Author: Brandi Carlile
6. "Women, it is said, possess corresponding power. Through consciousness-raising, women found that women's so-called power was the other side of female powerlessness. A women's supposed power to deny sex is the underside of her actual lack of power to stop it. Women's supposed power to get men to do things for them by nagging or manipulating is the other side of the power they lack to have their every need anticipated, to carry out the task themselves, or to invoke physical fear to gain compliance with their desires without even having to mention it. Once the veil is lifted, once relations between the sexes are seen as power relations, it becomes impossible to see as simply unintented, well-intentioned, or innocent the actions through which women are told every day what is expected and when they have crossed some line."
Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
7. "NW" is full of split selves, people alienated from the very things they thought defined them. Their nostalgia -- for old movies, old songs, buses they don't ride anymore -- is less a salve than a form of pain."
Author: Christian Lorentzen
8. "Your god must once have stood at a dawn of infinite possibilities, and this is what he's made of it. You tell me that I want God's love? I don't. Perhaps I want forgiveness, but there's no-one to ask it of. And there's no going back, there's no setting things right, there's only the hope of nothingness."
Author: Cormac McCarthy
9. "We define ourselves by comparing ourselves to the things around us. But what if all those things against which you compare yourself weren't there. How tall would you be then?"
Author: Danny Scheinmann
10. "One of the most necessary things when you're writing? The waste basket."
Author: Enkelejd Lamaj
11. "What I love about New York is just the electricity I feel right away."
Author: Jack Dorsey
12. "You said you're done with me, and I accept that. I'm a different person since I met you. I've changed... for the better. But no matter how hard I try, I can't seem to do right by you. We were friends first, Pigeon. I will always love you, but if I can't make you happy, it doesn't make much sense for me to try to get you back. I can't imagine being with anyone else, but I'll be happy as long as we're friends. "You want to be friends?" I asked, the words burning in my mouth."I want you to be happy. Whatever that takes."
Author: Jamie McGuire
13. "If only we could be back there right now, a soft rain falling, in the cabin, the woodstove."
Author: Janet Fitch
14. "And I specialize in fixing things up and restoring them to their former glory." She wondered if that talent extended to humans, maybe even humans who never really had a former glory."
Author: Jill Shalvis
15. "Daydreams were dangerous because they made her wish for things she could never have."
Author: Julie Garwood
16. "Men demonstrate their courage more often in little things than in great. —BALDASSARE CASTIGLIONE"
Author: Kate Quinn
17. "Maybe because I didn't have a huge film career right off the bat, I've been able to create something different, which is so important to me. That's myself, my idea of who I am."
Author: Kim Raver
18. "The simmering lust, the raging interest exploded into love. Who wouldn't fall in love with a man who took the time to feed a homeless kitty? She held that image against her heart like a secret jewel. Only she knew about it, she was sure. Those girls Liam might've slept with, girls who left their panties in his locker or wrote things about him on the bathroom walls…they didn't know what Posey knew—Liam Declan Murphy was not just the hottest thing ever to grace Bellsford High…he was a softy, too."
Author: Kristan Higgins
19. "Time itself made all things rare."
Author: Lionel Shriver
20. "The serious writer was aware of a paradox at the heart of his art: his inner world, the place of the strongest stories, was infinite, but it was also embedded in – if this was possible! – an even more infinite universe of all things to write about. It was like seeing the Grand Canyon from outer space – a huge gorge that looked like a thin trickle, impossible to miss, hard to hit."
Author: Marcus Speh
21. "Like that lightning that comes out of the blue when there's not even a storm going on, just a crazy crack in the sky. With something like that right in front of you, you can't help but feel there's new possibilities out there."
Author: Marisha Pessl
22. "Actually, that's one of the things I was thinking about writing a story about me, loosely based or autobiographical. I just don't want to be like some people that are in their twenties and writing autobiographies."
Author: Matthew McGrory
23. "Other animals can make sounds, and sounds can indicate pleasure and pain. But language, a distinctly human capacity, isn´t just for registering pleasure and pain. It´s about declaring what is just and what is unjust, and distinguishing right from wrong. We don´t grasp these things silently, and then put words to them; language is the medium through which we discern and deliberate about the good."
Author: Michael J. Sandel
24. "It's nice to be thought of as attractive and all of that. On the other hand, it curtails you somewhat, too. They won't let me read for 'West Wing,' just to play, you know, a normal person. Or 'ER,' to play a doctor - the things I'm actually good at. I mean, I'm pretty good on foreign policy - they won't even let me come read for that."
Author: Morgan Fairchild
25. "I have learned to quit speeding through life, always trying to do too many things too quickly, without taking the time to enjoy each day's doings. I think I always thought of real living as being high. I don't mean on drugs – I mean real living was falling in love, or when I got my first job, or when I was able to help somebody, . . . In between the highs I was impatient – you know how it is – life seemed so Daily. Now I love the dailiness. I enjoy washing dishes, I enjoy cooking, I see my father's roses out the kitchen window. I like picking beans. I notice everything – birdsongs, the clouds, the sound of wind, the glory of sunshine after two weeks of rain."
Author: Olive Ann Burns
26. "Life is one fool thing after another whereas love is two fool things after each other."
Author: Oscar Wilde
27. "Venus is kind to creatures as young as we;We know not what we do, and while we're youngWe have the right to live and love like gods."
28. "Learn good things from professionals but do not change like professional,it doesn't mean on what position they are.."
29. "I decided I would open this little actors' workshop I always told actors to look for. That gave me something to do on Wednesday nights, and after about a year of that, I realized that some of the things I was saying to actors probably had broader application. I ran into a magazine called 'Speakers For Free.'"
Author: Robert Forster
30. "I am not quite sure where home is right now. I do have places in London and Milan, and a house in Spain. I guess I would say home is where my mother is, and she lives in Spain."
Author: Sarah Brightman
31. "Mackenzie, judgment is not about destruction, but about setting things right."
Author: Wm. Paul Young
32. "It was the sea that made me begin thinking secretly about love more than anything else; you know, a love worth dying for, or a love that consumes you. To a man locked up in a steel ship all the time, the sea is too much like a woman. Things like her lulls and storms, or her caprice, or the beauty of her breast reflecting the setting sun, are all obvious. More than that, you're in a ship that mounts the sea and rides her and yet is constantly denied her. It's the old saw about miles and miles of lovely water and you can't quench your thirst. Nature surrounds a sailor with all these elements so like a woman and yet he is kept as far as a man can be from her warm, living body. That's where the problem begins, right there—I'm sure of it."
Author: Yukio Mishima
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