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things Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about things
  1. #1
    “Negligence is an extreme thing.”
  2. #2
    “The most important thing in life, and you can’t tell whether people have it or not. Surely this is wrong? Surely people who are happy should look happy, at all times, no matter how much money they have or how uncomfortable their shoes are or how little their child is sleeping; and people who are doing OK but have still not found their soul-mate should look, I don’t know, anxious, like Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally; and people who are desperate should wear something, a yellow ribbon maybe, which would allow them to be identified by similar desperate people. ”
  3. #3
    “Because we do most things relying on our own sagacity we become self-interested, turn our backs on reason, and things do not turn out well.”
  4. #4
    “Look at all the things that can go wrong for men. There’s the nothing-happening-at-all problem, the too-much-happening-too-soon problem, the dismal-droop-after-a-promising-beginning problem; there’s the size-doesn’t-matter-except-in-my-case problem, the failing-to-deliver-the-goods problem…and what do women have to worry about? A handful of cellulite? Join the club. A spot of I-wonder-how-I-rank? ”
  5. #5
    ″People are more important than things. A car, even a pristine gem like my new convertible, was just a thing.″
  6. #6
    “He was quick and alert in the things of life, but only in the things, and not in the significances. ”
  7. #7
    “It hurts to look at the clouds, but it also helps, like most things that cause pain.”
  1. #8
    “Things get bad for all of us, almost continually, and what we do under the constant stress reveals who/what we are.”
  2. #9
    ″ The more that you READ, the more things you will KNOW. The more that you LEARN, the more places you’ll GO.”
  3. #10
    “Complex things are easy to do. Simplicity’s the real challenge.”
  4. #11
    “Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes you’ll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes you’ll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room.”
  5. #12
    “Failures plagued me. Things I had omitted or ignored, neglected. What I should have given and hadn’t. I felt the biting pang of every unfulfillment.”
  6. #13
    “It is when people do wrong things wilfully that they are the more likely to do them again.”
  7. #14
    “He had wandered through the streets for hours, neither knowing nor caring where he was going. All he knew was that he couldn’t return to the empty rooms of the house, couldn’t look at the things they had touched and held and known with him.”
  8. #15
    “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.”
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