[I Just Got A Rather Nasty Shock. In Looking For Something Or Other I Came Across The Fact That One Of My Cats Is About To Be Nine Years Old, And That Another Of Them Will Shortly Thereafter Be Eight; I Have Been Labouring Under The Delusion They Were About Five And Six. And Yesterday I Happened To Notice In The Mirror That While I Have Long Since Grown Used To My Beard Being Very Grey Indeed, I Was Not Prepared To Discover That My Eyebrows Are Becoming Noticeably Shaggy. I Feel The Tomb Is Just Around The Corner. And There Are All These Books I Haven't Read Yet, Even If I Am Simultaneously Reading At Least Twenty...]

Author: Edward Gorey Quotes

Related Authors

Rikky Bhartia Quotes

"Love is not always getting who you love; its also the ability to think about the happiness of the one you love…. Weather with you or without you, and your happiness should be in your loved ones happiness…" - RB..."

Mike Alsford Quotes

"To be heroic does not have to mean possessing the ability to stand against the evils of the world, either well or successfully, but just that one is willing to stand."

Layla R Aprilyani Quotes

"Kadang pola pemikiran bisa berubah 180 derajat karena keadaan, kondisi dan situasi. Bahkan hati yang semula sangat tenang bisa mejadi gelisah karena pikiran seperti kata Deff Leppard "you could only change your heart if you only change your mind". Menjadi diri sendiri adalah pilihan yang tepat, keep smiling."

John Candy Quotes

"Im the one who has to look in the mirror, and after a while it begins to eat at you."

Bret Easton Ellis Quotes

"I stare into a thin, web-like crack above the urinals handle and think to myself that if I were to disappear into that crack, say somehow miniaturize and slip into it, the odds are good that no one would notice I was gone. No... one... would... care. In fact some, if they noticed my absence, might feel an odd, indefinable sense of relief. This is true: the world is better off with some people gone. Our lives are not all interconnected. That theory is crock. Some people truly do not need to be here."

LK Madigan Quotes

"Fear of what other people think should never dictate whether or not you do something."

Jody Provost Quotes

"If you say you cant, you wont!The only thing holding you back from success is yourself."

Michael Trevino Quotes

"I would love to dive into an indie film based on the streets of East Los Angeles where I grew up. If that doesnt come my way soon, I think I just might have to write it myself."

Belinda Jeffrey Quotes

"I could feel their grief as if it were a beast holding us down."

Bridget Hall Quotes

"Snowboarding! I love it! Some of the best places to snowboard are Telluride and Park Cities, Utah."

Related Topics

Quotes About Fitter

"I hear you laughing, and yes you are taller than me, better looking than me, you are fitter than me, your body rippling with muscle, you are also 30 years my junior, but its still gonna hurt like hell when I kick you in the balls." - Author: J.W. Murison

Quotes About Bang

"Mungkinkah seorang anak yang cengeng dalam perkembangannya barang dua puluh tahun kemudian bisa berubah jadi penentang dan pelawan? Bisa. Penderitaan tak tertanggungkan bisa mengakibatkan tiga macam sikap: menyerah tanpa syarat, melawan, atau membiarkan diri hancur. Mulyati memilih melawan." - Author: Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Quotes About Covert Operations

"On the existence and threat of modern-day secret societies: We are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence . . . building a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations. —JOHN F. KENNEDY, FROM A SPEECH GIVEN AT THE WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL ON APRIL 27, 1961" - Author: James Rollins

Quotes About Shakespeare Vengeance

"Once there was a bunny. This bunny had a birthday party. It was the bestest birthday party ever. Because that was the day the bunny got a bazooka. THe bunny loved his bazooka. He blew up all sorts of things on the farm. He blew up the stable of Henrietta the Horse. He blew up the pen of Pugsly the Pig. He blew up the coop of Chuck the Chicken. "I have the bestest bazooka ever," the bunny said. Then the farm friends proceeded to beat him senseless and steal his bazooka. It was the happiest day of his life. The end. Epilogue: Pugsly the Pig, now without a pen, was quite annoyed. When none of the others were looking, he stole the bazooka. He tied a bandana on his head and swore vengeance for what had been done to him. "From this day on," he whispered, raising the bazooka, "I shall be known as Hambo." - Author: Brandon Sanderson

Quotes About Poison Ivy

"My first wife was like the rash you get from poison ivy. I couldnt stand her, but I couldnt keep my hands off her. She was an itch I scratched until I bled--and then I scratched it some more!" - Author: Joe Hill

Quotes About Obstacle

"The budget evolved from a management tool into an obstacle to management." - Author: Frank Carlucci

Quotes About Ngongo

"Tiffany jumped when she saw a balloon sail up above the trees, catch the wind, and swoop away, but it turned out to be just a balloon and not a lump of excess Brian. She could tell this because it was followed by a long scream of rage mixed with a roar of complaint: "AAaargwannawannaaaagongongonaargggaaaaBLOON!" which is the traditional sound of a very small child learning that with balloons, as with life itself, it is important to know when not to let go of the string. The whole point of balloons is to teach small children this." - Author: Terry Pratchett

Quotes About Designer Handbags

"I collect new books the way my friends collect designer handbags. Sometimes, I just like to know I have them and actually reading them is beside the point. Not that I dont eventually end up reading them. I do. But the mere act of buying them makes me happy." - Author: Jennifer Kaufman

Quotes About Wanting What You Deserve

"So Im sorry about that. And when I made the comment about you just wanting to get laid. I know thats not what you want. Youre better than that and you deserve more than that. I know that doesnt mean a lot, but it wasnt the right way, and in the end, it was fucking pointless because here you are and I cant stay away from you." - Author: J. Lynn

Quotes About Sinistro

"Io vivevo alla giornata, senza quasi mai sollevare la testa. Quella sconfinata palude era lunica cosa che si rifletteva nei miei occhi. Procedevo mettendo a terra il piede destro, sollevando il sinistro, mettendolo a terra, e così via. Non sapevo dove mi trovavo, e niente mi diceva che la direzione verso la quale mi muovevo fosse quella giusta. Ma siccome non potevo restare bloccato lì per sempre, un passo alla volta, mi spostavo." - Author: Haruki Murakami