Awful Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Awful Life

#1. A walk is a walk and must be taken; breakfast and dinner come when they are due. The routines of the living are inviolable, no hiatus called on account of misery, spiritual crisis, or awful weather. - Author: Mark Doty
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#2. You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe. - Author: J. Michael Straczynski
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#3. The sight of the awful and majestic in nature had indeed always the effect of solemnising my mind and causing me to forget the passing cares of life. - Author: Mary Shelley
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#4. What Elzy had learned in the war was this: Sometimes your life depended upon having to do an awful thing, and the only way to make it through was to just do it and feel the sorrow later. - 'Elzy Taylor and the Men from the City by Jesse Knifley - Author: Frank Larnerd
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#5. I like Philip Larkin an awful lot; I really like his view on life, and I really connect to it. - Author: Domhnall Gleeson
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#6. The super power that I would choose would be compassion. Because that's what I think it takes to make it through life-an understanding, a give and take. It saves an awful lot of resentment. - Author: Craig T. Nelson
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#7. I'm inclined to think that, because it's such an awful life, that politicians do go into it for the best reasons. I mean, some may love the sound of their own voice. But it's such a wearying life, you've got to be impelled by some desire to leave the world a better place than when you came into it. - Author: Richard Eyre
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#8. Life, struck sharp on death, Makes awful lightning. - Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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#9. I can feel everything. And I want to keep feeling everything. Even the painful, awful, terrible things. Because feeling things is what lets us know that we're alive. - Author: Jasmine Warga
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#10. Sam glanced at him. "Feeling sorry for yourself, are you? I suppose you're allowed. I mean, look at how bloody awful your life is."
"Sarcasm doesn't become you," Griffin retorted. - Author: Kady Cross
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#11. The lives God gives to us, the awful things we can't escape from. Sometimes I think that sort of God would enjoy making hell for us after we die. - Author: C.J. Sansom
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#12. You know, eating's much more important than most people think. There comes a time in your life when you've just got to have something super-delicious. And when you're standing at that crossroads your whole life can change, depending on which one you go into - the good restaurant or the awful one. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#13. There are two kinds of cloning right now. One is therapeutic cloning which is for coming up with cures for life threatening, really, really awful diseases. Then there is reproductive cloning, which is to make a human being out of your DNA and a donor egg. - Author: Mary Tyler Moore
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#14. I can't imagine trying to be in recovery. I mean it would be hard enough with just life going along in a nice way, but then when awful stuff happens, how you maintain the strength to get through it? - Author: Allison Janney
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#15. An awful realization that I have been fooling myself all my life thinking there was a next thing to do to keep the show going and actually I'm just a sick clown and so is everybody else ... - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#16. Think of the funniest story from your life. Chances are, it was something awful at the time. - Author: Gina Barreca
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#17. The city reveals the moral ends of being, and sets the awful problem of life. The country soothes us, refreshes us, lifts us up with religious suggestion. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#18. Everything in life has some good in it. And when something awful happens, the goodness stands out even more
it's sad, but that's the truth. - Author: Banana Yoshimoto
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#19. Even with all of the things that are so awful, if you walk into your yard and stay there looking at almost anything for five minutes, you will be stunned by how marvelous life is and how incredibly lucky we are to have it. - Author: Alice Walker
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#20. Hospitals were to her a memento mori in bricks and mortar; an awful reminder of the inevitable end that was coming to all of us but which she felt was best ignored while one got on with the business of life. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#21. Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7 of your life. - Author: Steven Wright
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#22. Losing Foxen was bad. It would leave her blind and lonely in the dark. Being trapped beneath the pipes and choking out her life was awful too. But neither of those things were wrong. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#23. You couldn't relive your life, skipping the awful parts, without losing what made it worthwhile. You had to accept it as a whole
like the world, or the person you loved. - Author: Stewart O'Nan
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#24. And so life went on, as it always will.
It had taken an awful lot to get there, for no victory comes without hardship and sacrifice.
But then, those whom we hold so dear, that we fight so hard to protect, and suffer so greatly for, are always worth it in the end. - Author: Ross Turner
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#25. You bothered yourself and changed the season. I was left behind with your awful sounds. - Author: Cat Alonso
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#26. Now this is over thirty years later and the guy said he was that cab driver. He apologized and he was serious. I felt awful. He might have been spending his whole life thinking he had jinxed me, but I told him he hadn't. My number was up. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#27. I've always been someone who's extremely relaxed in my everyday life. I'm not the girl who can wear awful seven-inch heels all night. I keep it simple - I consider myself to be a jeans and T-shirt kind of girl who just accessorizes a lot. - Author: Nicole Richie
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#28. Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he? - Author: Henry Travers
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#29. Her memory was awful after she'd been drinking, like a broken film reel. Whole segments of time were missing, fuzzy, unsalvageable. In fact, her recollection of most her life seemed to be full of taunting gaps, so that she only had a handful of memories to look back on. - Author: Jack Jordan
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#30. Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#31. There were so many things I liked. That was the awful thing about being alive: there were so many things one liked. The awful thing about life was that there were so many thingsm full stop. - Author: Glen Duncan
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#32. I keep my family out of my public life because it can be an awful nuisance to them. What's my mother going to tell strangers anyway? That I was a cute baby and that she's terribly proud of me? Nuts. Who cares? - Author: Montgomery Clift
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#33. It is, I know, for I have experienced it perhaps twice in my life, an awful privilege to be too much loved and perhaps the kindest thing I ever did in my life was never to let Matthew know to what degree he had destroyed my peace and my happiness. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#34. I understand that sometimes awful things happen in life, through no fault of our own. I also know that sometimes really amazing, wonderful things happen too. The trick is to focus on the good things and learn to live with the bad. - Author: E. Kelly
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#35. Oh, middle age, how awful. He was used to having to look for his lost beauty in his face, but not in his body that had been so tall and strong all his life. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#36. I've never gone anywhere where the men have come up to my infantile expectations. I always have gone through life constantly being surprised by the extreme, marvelous qualities of a small minority of men. But I can't see the rest of them. They seem awful rubbish. - Author: Rebecca West
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#37. As a kid, I spent an awful lot of time pretending I was somebody else. I think growing up in the 1980s wasn't very exciting so you kind of create this secret life of an alternate person. You pretend to be whatever you need to be that day, so you live in that dream world. - Author: Jonathan Rhys Meyers
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#38. You remember that saying, 'Today is the first day of the rest of your life?' There's something awful about that saying. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#39. I hate most people. And I don't want to, it's an awful way to be. But the human race gives me no comfort. I find myself turning to books and films for comfort still. It's repulsive, because one's life consists of people, not things. - Author: Morrissey
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#40. The Cubs gave me a chance to play. They signed me as a free agent and brought me to the Major Leagues. The first day I walked into Wrigley Field was one of the best days of my life. And I owe them an awful lot. - Author: Bruce Sutter
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#41. Even now I can't trust life. It did too many awful things to me as a kid. - Author: Clara Bow
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#42. I know I am awful. But how much more awful I should be without the Faith. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#43. When things are difficult, awful, stressful, the thing that always gets you through is a sense of humour. I don't mean - well, maybe I do - laugh at the hangman as he puts the noose around your neck. But an eye, an ear, for the ridiculous, the absurd in life, can get you through a lot. - Author: Paul Merton
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#44. I spent an awful lot of my life underestimating myself and, as a result, not exceeding my own expectations. - Author: Jane Pauley
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#45. The best feelings in your life come when you start feeling good after you've been feeling just awful - Author: Robert Fulghum
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#46. People talk about balance. Balance is an awful measure of things because it implies a scale that inevitably tips. I like to look through the filter of, 'Is the life I'm leading consistent with my priorities?' For me, my family is the ultimate litmus test. - Author: Ivanka Trump
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#47. Then Richard Parker, companion of my torment, awful, fierce thing that kept me alive, moved forward and disappeared forever from my life. - Author: Yann Martel
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#48. He wanted to tell her, from the greater perspective he had, that to own only a little talent, like his, was an awful, plaguing thing; that being only a little special meant you expected too much, most of the time, and liked yourself too little. He wanted to assure her that she had missed nothing - Author: Mary Robison
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#49. This life of ours can feel an awful lot like waiting. - Author: Christina Baker Kline
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#50. One of the problems in the Navy is that tradition of being captain of the ship. And an awful lot of people can be retired in the Navy, get over it, get a life, and go on. But there's a lot who can't. And when they have to give up the ship, they got to be captain of something, every single day. - Author: Patricia Schroeder
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#51. Love, from its awful throne of patient power
In the wise heart, from the last giddy hour
Of dread endurance, from the slippery, steep,
And narrow verge of crag-like agony, springs
And folds over the world its healing wings. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#52. It was a Tuesday in February. Many my life's most awful moments have taken place on Tuesdays. And what is February if not the Tuesday of the year? - Author: Stephen Fry
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#53. It would almost be easier to have woken up and found that everything about her life was a lie, instead of just this one awful truth. - Author: Debra Ginsberg
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#54. Outcast on a cold star, unable to feel anything but an awful helpless numbness. I look down into the warm, earthy world. Into a nest of lovers' beds, baby cribs, meal tables, all the solid commerce of life in this earth, and feel apart, enclosed in a wall of glass. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#55. That's a bit of philosophy right there. We all want ice cream in this life. That's what we want. And that tells us an awful lot about human nature and the way we feel - which is what philosophy is all about, I would have thought. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#56. Because of GLHR's crusades ... we're beginning to learn the awful truth about workers around the world who are slaving away their lives in sweatshops, who are denied the right to join or form a union in order to fight back and provide a better life for their families. - Author: John Sweeney
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#57. That's a mistake,' he said. 'You miss an awful lot of life that way. That's why you Yankees are so cold,' he said. 'You think too much. That's why you marry so seldom. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#58. Sometimes life is just awful, and that's the way it is. It doesn't have to reflect so much on God, as just be noted as this is what man is willing to do to his fellow man. It doesn't mean God is like this too. - Author: Dee Henderson
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#59. The businessman who is a novelist is able to drop in on literature and feel no suicidal loss of esteem if the lady is not at home, and he can spend his life preparing without fuss for the awful interview. - Author: V.S. Pritchett
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#60. That prison," I said with heartfelt sincerity, "Was absolutely the most awful thing that has happened to me in my entire life." I could tell by the way he looked at me that he thought my life had been filled with one awful thing after another. - Author: Megan Whalen Turner
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#61. Not perhaps until later life, until the follies, passions, and selfishness of youth have died out, do we ... recognize the the inestimable blessing, the responsibility awful as sweet, of possessing or of being a friend. - Author: Dinah Maria Murlock Craik
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#62. The greatest tragedy of life is that, having paid that awful price of suffering "according to the flesh that his bowels might be filled with compassion," and being now prepared to reach down and help us, he is forbidden because we won't let him. We look down instead of up. - Author: Truman G. Madsen
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#63. Death sucks. Death sucks, mostly because it forces those who stay behind to survive. Death isn't merciful enough to take you too. Instead, death constantly jams down your throat the awful lesson that life does indeed go on, no matter what. - Author: Harlan Coben
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#64. Do you think I'll ever have a real life?"
"Define real."
"You know ... a job, a family, a house, stuff like that."
"Is that what you want?"
"I don't know. I used to think the idea of normal was awful, but maybe that was just because I never thought I could have it. - Author: Dianne Sylvan
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#65. I can't help but think of the years and years of awful I've had. My years of horror and sadness just seem to never fully rest. This life of mine has been an absolute agony. - Author: Sarah Ann Walker
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#66. It frightens me, the awful truth, of how sweet life can be ... - Author: Bob Dylan
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#67. In the end we are all sacked and it's always awful. It is as inevitable as death following life. If you are elevated there comes a day when you are demoted. Even Prime Ministers. - Author: Alan Clark
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#68. There's a funny thing I've noticed about life. When you really dread something, it turns out not to be so bad. It's the unexpected awful things that get you down. - Author: Elizabeth Laird
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#69. You discover something so awful, so life-changing, the only way you can cope is to jump straight into denial. - Author: Jane Green
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#70. As awful as he could be, I always knew he loved me in a way no one else ever had. - Author: Jeannette Walls
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#71. Memory is that trick by which we see the awful events of the past loom over the good, like mountains over mouse. We don't recall life as it was. Instead, we remember what was different, frightening, or strange, and we turn our lives into the fun-house mirror images of the truth. - Author: Jamie Kain
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#72. Writing is a miserable, awful business. Stay with it. It is better than anything in the world - Author: Ann Patchett
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#73. I've had three biographies made about my life so people know an awful lot about me. - Author: David Cassidy
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#74. The awful part of the writing game is that you can never be sure the stuff is any good. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#75. The awful thing about life is this: everyone has their reasons. - Author: Jean Renoir
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#76. And just because your life isn't as awful as someone else's, that doesn't mean it doesn't suck. You can't compare how you feel to the way other people feel. It just doesn't work. What might look like the perfect life - or even an okay life - to you might not be so okay for the person living it. God, - Author: Michael Thomas Ford
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#77. Jake assumed that he would be the one to die. Marco had seen this instantly. He wasn't arguing in favor of the awful future we'd seen. He was arguing for the life of his best friend. - Author: K.A. Applegate
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#78. Thus that which is the most awful of evils, death, is nothing to us, since when we exist there is no death, and when there is death we do not exist. - Author: Epicurus
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#79. Life has been good to me. It's not like I missed an awful lot. I had a pretty good lick here. Every moment gets a little more important. - Author: Michael Landon
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#80. So there you have it: two things & I can't bring them together & they are wrenching me apart. These two feelings, this knowledge of a world so awful, this sense of a life so extraordinary - how am I to resolve them? - Author: Richard Flanagan
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#81. I have worked and earned all my life and have found that divorce is an expensive process. Whichever way you look at it, you are going to halve your wealth. If you can avoid it, do. It is an awful process. - Author: Anthea Turner
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#82. I was 'gay-bashed' when I was in school even though, you know, I'm not ... I'm a straight guy that just happens to be what I do. So, it's easily relatable to me. It was awful. It's a hard time in a kid's life. - Author: Grant Gustin
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#83. Peace is an awful beautiful thing for life. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#84. Life can be awful. Life can be ugly.
And still there are those who smile at the darkness, anticipating the beauty of an eventual sunrise. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#85. How often in life do people make that awful sacrifice, that murder of possibilities? - Author: Andrew Sean Greer
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#86. When my bed is empty, Makes me feel awful mean and blue. My springs are getting rusty, Living single like I do. - Author: Bessie Smith
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#87. The awful importance of this life is that it determines eternity. - Author: William Barclay
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#88. Life is like a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Very popular and not as bad as some would have you believe. That is, unspeakably awful but mercifully brief. - Author: Simon Munnery
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#89. No offense, Jaron, but I don't want your life. Even locked away behind closed doors I got a taste for how awful it can be."
"Did anyone try to kill you while I was gone?"
"No."
"Then you didn't even get a taste. - Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
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#90. And we need things in life that are exciting and inspiring. It can't just be about solving some awful problem. There have to be reasons to get up in the morning. - Author: Elon Musk
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#91. In this quiet, peaceful time of twilight there is, in this great circle of life, an awful lot of hunting and fishing and catching and killing and dying and eating going on all around me. As the old fisherman said, 'That's the way with life. Sometimes you eat well; sometimes you are well-eaten.' - Author: Paul G. Quinnett
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#92. I think of myself as quite a confused kind of person, because I think there's so many great things about the world, but there are so many awful things too. I feel very guilty a lot of the time about enjoying my life so much when there are people living in such misery. - Author: Lily Allen
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#93. But I loved Rule like it was my mission in life. I loved him like it was inevitable, like no matter how many times I was shown what an awful idea it was, what a bad match we were, what a callous asshole he could be, I couldn't shake it. - Author: Jay Crownover
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#94. I do remember when I was starting acting, going from one set to the next, with not much else going on in my life. And at the end of the day, you get back to your hotel room and just feel this awful loneliness, because the cameras have stopped rolling. - Author: Julianne Moore
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#95. As awful as it had been, their exchange hung on in her mind as a model of what can happen, of what had almost never happened at any other point in her life: that two different people see each other and help each other, while carrying on being themselves. If - Author: Sarah Tolmie
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#96. How far would you go to protect your family? I'm a father, I'm a son, I'm a grandson, and I'm a husband. If someone were to hurt the women in my life and the law didn't take care of it, what would I do? Pretty awful things. - Author: Jason Momoa
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#97. It is easy to love people when they smell good, but sometimes they slip into the manure of life and smell awful. You must love them just as much when they smell foul. - Author: Wayne W. Dyer
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#98. It frightens me that when I'm writing I seem to have some awful second sight, or something like it, an intuition of some kind; a kind of intelligence is at work that is much too painful to use in ordinary life; one couldn't live at all if one used it for living. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#99. And it is awful here, there is no other way to say it. But I believe that Detroit is America's city. It was the vanguard of our way up, just as it is the vanguard of our way down. And one hopes the vanguard of our way up again. Detroit is Pax Americana ... America's way of life was built here. - Author: Charlie LeDuff
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#100. Just because something awful happens to someone else, it doesn't mean the issues in your life should take any less importance. - Author: Kiki Archer
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