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distractions Quotes

28 of the best book quotes about distractions
  1. #1
    “I’ve got something besides the weather to think of. I don’t know whether the sun shines or not.”
  2. #2
    “My high charms work,
    And these, mine enemies, are all knit up
    In their distractions. They now are in my power.”
  3. #3
    “But for some people, the invasive can kind of take over, crowding out all the other thoughts until it’s the only one you’re able to have, the thought you’re perpetually either thinking or distracting yourself from.”
  4. #4
    “You should be concentrating on what you’re here for, which is getting sober and rebuilding your life. Lilly is a distraction that takes you away from that.”
  5. #5
    “Dick didn’t want to talk – he wanted to be alone so that his thoughts about work and the future would overpower his thoughts of love and to-day.”
  6. #6
    “Almost five thousand years ago, there were pilgrims walking to the Celestial City, just like Faithful and Christian are doing. So Beelzebub, Apollyon, and Legion, with their associates, perceived by seeing the path made by the pilgrims on their way to the city that the course lay through this town of Vanity. They planned to set up a fair here, a fair at which all sorts of vanity could be sold amid festivities open and ongoing the whole year. Therefore, at this fair they sell such merchandise as houses, land, trades, places, honors, promotions, titles, countries, kingdoms, lusts, and pleasures of all sorts, including things such as harlots, wives, husbands, children, masters, servants, lives, blood, bodies, souls, silver, gold, pearls, precious stones, and much more.”
  7. #7
    ″‘Yes, dear. Now, I think you could do with some more hair clips, don’t you?’
    ‘No.’
    ‘Well, let’s say half a dozen, to be on the safe side, ‘said her mother.
    Coraline didn’t say anything.”
  1. #8
    “We are always falling in love or quarreling, looking for jobs or fearing to lose them, getting ill and recovering, following public affairs. If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work.′
  2. #9
    “I love you to pieces, distraction, etc.”
  3. #10
    “Get to that Zone where you can shut out all the noise, all the negativity and fear and distractions and lies, and achieve whatever you want, in whatever you do.”
  4. #11
    “If ever I should wish for a retreat whither I might steal from the world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley.”
  5. #12
    “Cram them full of noncombustible data, chock them so...full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll get a sense of motion without moving. And they’ll be happy, because facts of that sort don’t change. Don’t give them any slippery stuff like philosophy or sociology to tie things up with. That way lies melancholy.”
  6. #13
    “Thou beholdest him and art distracted.”
  7. #14
    “‘I know what it’s like to be distracted. To seek out distractions. To exhaust yourself doing every other little thing rather than face a blank page.’”

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  1. #15
    “Our unconscious is a powerful force. But it’s fallible. It’s not the case that our internal computer always shines through, instantly decoding the “truth” of a situation. It can be thrown off, distracted, and disabled. Our instinctive reactions often have to compete with all kinds of other interests and emotions and sentiments.”
  2. #16
    “I can’t do this, I can’t just be a wife. I don’t understand how anyone does it—there is literally nothing to do but wait. Wait for a man to come home and love you. Either that or look around for something to distract you.”
  3. #17
    “You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.”
  4. #18
    “Of course it was possible for her: she had no husband. ”
  5. #19
    “Distract me, please”
  6. #20
    “If only we knew where the truth path was even a serewood couldn’t destroy the true path. Just hide it from us, lure us off of it.”
  7. #21
    “Therefore, at the beginning of the day let all distraction and empty talk be silenced and let the first thought of the first word belong to him to whom our whole life belongs.”
  1. #22
    “She had unbuckled us ... only to stall us, so that she and her sisters could die in peace. ”
  2. #23
    “My counsel to you is to make sure your mirror is set so that you can see the past without allowing it to distract you from the present.”
  3. #24
    “You must learn to distract your victims with a myriad of pleasant little rituals? thoughtful gifts tailored just for them, clothes and adornments designed to please them, gestures that show the time and attention you are paying them. Mesmerized by what they see, they will not notice what you are really up to.”
  4. #25
    “Fear is an impediment to happiness.”
  5. #26
    “How dangerous it is when our souls are gasping for God but we’re too distracted flirting with the world to notice.”
  6. #27
    “Rejection—It may be a delay. It may be a distraction. It may even be a devastation for a season but it is not your final destination.”
  7. #28
    “Too many people believe that everything must be pleasurable in life, which makes them constantly search for distractions and short-circuits the learning process.”

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