Quote Bible

Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.

— R. W. Emerson

I’ve got tattoos, I’m subculture. Some kind of post-teen bag lady, that’s me.

— S. Rushdie

I dream too much and I don’t write enough and I’m trying to find god everywhere.

— A. Mojgani

He was always dying of something, either hunger or love or…yes, come to think of it, like Charlie Chaplin, he was mostly dying of love.

— Quint

If you get hungry enough, they say, you start eating your own heart.

In the end, we’ll all become stories.

— M. Atwood

I believed that I wanted to be a poet, but deep down, I just wanted to be a poem.

— Gil de Bieda

You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that.

— W. Shire

You don’t have to be a house to be haunted.

— E. Dickinson

We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in.

You know. Don’t pretend you don’t know.

— E. Hemingway

…her clumsiness, which is only her body wanting contact with things, wanting not to walk through the world but into it.

— Reese

It’s all too much and not enough at the same time.

My lion is fed, I sleep at his side.

— J. Kerouac

We’re going to play football and nothing but football. If you don’t want to play football, you can’t play at all.

— F. S. Fitzgerald

If we can laugh, fine. And if we’ve got to cry, we’ve got to cry.

I like to choose. I have to care.

— C. Bukowski

What I loved in my old life–I haven’t forgotten–it lives in my spine.

I suffer from the Virgo disease: nothing I did was pure enough. I was never sure whether I wanted disciples or partisans. I was never sure if I wanted Parliament or a hermitage.

— L. Cohen

Oh God, if I’m anything by a clinical name, I’m kind of a paranoic in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.

I knew it wasn’t too important, but it made me sad anyway.

— J.D. Salinger

Higher still than love of humankind is the love of causes and ghosts.

— F. Nietzsche

I am both worse and better than you thought.

I am aware, sure, I am aware. Catastrophically aware.

— S. Plath

I was calm, no one wants the kind of calm I was.

— S. Dunn

All I wanted was to be a pea of being inside the green pod of time.

— B. Collins

I thought perhaps she was crazy, but she was only highly intuitive.

— C. Jung

Never relaxing into grace.

— E. Pound

Ghosts sit in my mouth and sing.

— J.H. Gailey

Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.

— J. Picoult

It was not out of love that I wanted to meet my father, but out of the darkest curiosity-to be able to recognize, in myself, what evil I might be capable of.

— J. Irving



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