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trouble Quotes

33 of the best book quotes about trouble
  1. #1
    “What the Zamperinis were experiencing wasn’t denial, and it wasn’t hope. It was belief. . . . Their distress came not from grief but from the certainty that Louie was out there in trouble and they couldn’t reach him.”
  2. #2
    “And I was yet aware that this was only a moment, that the world waited outside, as hungry as a tiger, and that trouble stretched above us, longer than the sky.”
  3. #3
    “She gazed at him with touched and troubled eyes. ‘Is that all?...Isn’t there something over and above earthly things—some more glorious meaning to one’s life and activities?‘”
  4. #4
    “You’d find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair... People who haven’t red hair don’t know what trouble is.”
  5. #5
    ″‘A demon can get into real trouble, doing the right thing.’ He nudged the angel. ‘Funny if we both got it wrong, eh? Funny if I did the good thing and you did the bad one, eh?‘”
  6. #6
    “If a woman is in trouble, she should always wear blue for protection.”
  7. #7
    “You’ll be sick or feeling troubled or deeply in love or quietly uncertain or even content for the first time in your life. It won’t matter. Out of the blue, beyond any cause you can trace, you’ll suddenly realize things are not how you perceived them to be at all.”
  8. #8
    “You, God, who live next door--
    If at times, through the long night, I trouble you
    with my urgent knocking--
    this is why: I hear you breathe so seldom.”
  9. #9
    “My troubles are all over, and I am at home; and often before I am quite awake, I fancy I am still in the orchard at Birtwick, standing with my friends under the apple trees.”
  10. #10
    “Some troubles no one else should have to endure, especially not those you love.”
  11. #11
    “He was not the Model Boy of the village. He knew the model boy very well though--and loathed him.”
  1. #12
    ″ All my life’s been full of hard trouble. If I wasn’t hungry, I was sick. And if I wasn’t sick, I was in trouble. I ain’t never bothered nobody. I just worked hard every day as long as I can remember. ... And now I’m in this. They looking for me and when they catch me they’ll kill me. ”
  2. #13
    “No one but a woman can help a man when he is in trouble of the heart.”
  3. #14
    “It is a strange world, a sad world, a world full of miseries, and woes, and troubles. And yet when King Laugh come, he make them all dance to the tune he play. Bleeding hearts, and dry bones of the churchyard, and tears that burn as they fall, all dance together to the music that he make with that smileless mouth of him. Ah, we men and women are like ropes drawn tight with strain that pull us different ways. Then tears come, and like the rain on the ropes, they brace us up, until perhaps the strain become too great, and we break. But King Laugh he come like the sunshine, and he ease off the strain again, and we bear to go on with our labor, what it may be.”
  4. #15
    “Rufus had caused her trouble, and now he had been rewarded for it. It made no sense. No matter how kindly he treated her now that he had destroyed her, it made no sense.”
  5. #16
    “It’s just that it’s fearsome for a man to have a woman start thinking right in front of him. It always leads to trouble.”
  6. #17
    “Promise yourself to be too large for worry, too noble for anger, and too strong for fear, and to happy to permit the presence of trouble.”
  7. #18
    ″ Man is an experiment, the other animals are another experiment. Time will show whether they were worth the trouble.”
  8. #19
    “We have no control over the reality that in this world we will have trouble, but we have control over whether we decide to allow our hearts to be troubled.”
  9. #20
    “My foes I do repute you every one;
    So trouble me no more, but get you gone.”
  10. #21
    “There was every reason to believe I was heading for trouble, that I’d pushed my luck a bit far.”
  11. #22
    “The bad men on both sides brought about this trouble.”

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  1. #23
    “My trouble was I took everything Buddy Willard told me as the honest-to-God truth.”
  2. #24
    “He will not withhold all answers that you need for anything that seems to trouble you. He knows the way to solve all problems, and resolve all doubts. His certainty is yours. You need but ask it of Him, and it will be given you.”
  3. #25
    “The trouble with all of us is we are where we shouldn’t be.”
  4. #26
    “If there’s no meaning in it,” said the King, “that saves a world of trouble, you know, as we needn’t try to find any.”
  5. #27
    “There’s such a lot of different Annes in me. I sometimes think that is why I’m such a troublesome person. If I was just the one Anne it would be ever so much more comfortable, but then it wouldn’t be half so interesting.”
  6. #28
    “The love that follows us sometime is our trouble, which still we thank as love.”
  7. #29
    “I do not understand how a man can be a true believer, in whom sin is not the greatest burden, sorrow and trouble.”
  8. #30
    “It seems to me that Officer Moore is the one who brought the trouble to town by hiring that construction crew to build his shed. He already knew the guy was trouble last year when he hauled him in for being drunk,” I said trying to control the anger in my voice.
  9. #31
    “When our emotions are engaged, we often have trouble seeing things as they are.”
  10. #32
    “Few beautiful women were willing to indicate in public that they belonged to someone. I had known enough women to realize this. I accepted them for what they were, and love came hard and very seldom. When it did it was usually for the wrong reasons. One simply became tired of holding love back and let it go because it needed some place to go. Then usually, there was trouble.”
  11. #33
    “I was in love again, I was in trouble…”
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