Quotes of the day

«With God as my witness and love as my guide, I did all the best that I could. I'm sorry I wasn't everything you ever wanted. I'm sorry I wasn't enough. If I could only reach the sun and the stars, I would have picked one for you in a heartbeat.»

Jourdane Erasquin


«So you should remember that, when you're thinking about what other people can deal with. Maybe it's not so bad.»

Sarah Dessen


«As his people positioned themselves in and around the pass, Arin though that he might have misunderstood the Valorian addiction to war. He had assumed it was spurred by greed. By a savage sense of superiority. It had never occurred to him that Valorians also went to war because of love.»

Marie Rutkoski


«Everybody said, "Follow your heart". I did, it got broken»

Agatha Christie


«Love is a source of anxiety until it is source of boredom; only friendship feeds the spirit. Love raises great expectations in us that it never satisfies; the hopes based on friendship are milder and in the present, and they exist only because they've already been rewarded. Love is a script about just a few repeated themes we have a hard time following, though we make every effort to conform to its tone. Friendship is a»

Edmund White


«In her mind's eye she saw it, saw it all at last: the rolling armies and the flames of battle; the graves and pits and dying cries of a hundred million souls; the spreading darkness, like a black wing stretching over the earth; the last, bitter hours of cruelty and sorrow, and the terrible, final flights; death's great dominion over all, and, at the last, empty cities, becalmed by the silence of a hundred years. Already these things were coming to pass.»

Justin Cronin


«Everyone was trying to forget something, but they could never seem to find the way to do it. All they ever seemed to do was make it worse. Such quiet madness, the masses led.»

Chris Galford


«A person who does not read cannot think. He may have good mental processes, but he has nothing to think about. You can feel for people or natural phenomena and react to them, but they are not ideas. You cannot think about them."»

Rex Stout


«We are limited by knowledge, not by courage.»

Amit Kalantri


«Dolchyme: "It's...just that....we don't get many of your kind around here. Stormling folk and all that.»

John Hennessy


«As far as Popescu was concerned, meanwhile, Dracula was simply a Romanian patriot who had resisted the Turks, a deed for which every European nation should to some degree be grateful. History is cruel, said Popescu, cruel and paradoxical: the man who halts the conquering onslaught of the Turks is transformed, thanks to a second-rate English writer, into a monster, a libertine whose sole interest is human blood, when the truth is that the only blood Tepes cared to spill was Turkish.»

Roberto Bolaño


«I live in a world without magic or miracles. A place where there are no clairvoyants of shapeshifters, no angels or superhuman boys to save you. A place where people die and music disintegrates and things suck. I am pressed so hard against the earth by the weight of reality that some days I wonder how I am still able to lift my feet and walk.»

Katja Millay


«He said he came in second place, so I assumed there were only two competitors. But you never know with love, there may have been a third party involved.»

Jarod Kintz


«If you want success in life, then just learn how to walk like a turtle instead of flying.»

Auliq Ice


«Pretend it doesn't hurt, and hope like hell that one day it doesn't anymore.»

C.C. Hunter


«and yet her name was like a summons to all my foolish blood.»

James Joyce


«He preferred smart questions to smart answers.»

Yōko Ogawa


«If I told you to wish for good health, you would think I'm ridiculous; but when I exchange the word "wish" for the word "pray", you believe it can work. That is the disempowering delusion religions have brought us.»

Steve Maraboli


«In seven days God had created the Earth. In a single day mankind had turned it upside down.»

Kristina McMorris


«It's OK not to be OK.»

Lindsey Kelk


«As Christmas approaches remember all that you have experienced - has not been in vain.»

Eleesha


«What a wonderful word, future. Of all the abstractions we can articulate to ourselves, of all the concepts we have that other animals do not, how extraordinary the ability to consider a time that's never been experienced. And how tragic not to consider it. It galls us, we with such a limited future, to see someone brush it aside as meaningless, when it has an endless capacity for meaning, and an endless number of meanings that can be found within it.»

David Levithan


«Chip, I know you don't understand this, but I'd take it as a personal favor if you'd stop trying to marry your mother off to my brothers.»

Susan Elizabeth Phillips


«I've always wished that spring would come...because I was so afraid of the cold world, cloaked in white. It did nothing but make me curl myself into a ball. I had always kept myself curled up, but never once really tried to take a good look at winter...»

Hajin Yoo


«There is a grotesquerie to grief as well. You lose the sense of your existence being rational, or justifiable. You feel absurd.»

Julian Barnes


«Eternity. Isn't that word terrifying?»

Linda Boström KnausgÃ¥rd


«Your purpose is why you you're living, your vision is how you're going to execute it.»

Bob Proctor


«The enemy," retorted Yossarian with weighted precision, "is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on, and that includes Colonel Cathcart. And don't you forget that, because the longer you remember it, the longer you might live.»

Joseph Heller


«The theoretical determination of the fine structure constant is certainly the most important of the unsolved problems of modern physics. We believe that any regression to the ideas of classical physics (as, for instance, to the use of the classical field concept)cannot bring us nearer to this goal. To reach it, we shall, presumably, have to pay with further revolutionary changes of the fundamental concepts of physics with a still farther digression from the concepts of the classical theories.»

Wolfgang Pauli


«God is like a WiFi, Jesus is the password and God's blessings is the data. Get the password and access the data on the Wifi.»

Ikechukwu Izuakor