Quotes of Brood

“ Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever. ”

- Eben Eugene Rexford

“ Don't brood on the past, but don't forget it either. ”

- Thomas H. Raddal

“ If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. ”

- Isaac Asimov

“ The name of the Slough was Despond. ”

- John Bunyan

“ If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond. ”

- Decimus Magnus Ausonius

“ As to posterity, I may ask what has it ever done to oblige me? ”

- Thomas Gray

“ I think the quality of sexiness comes from within. It is something that is in you or it isn't and it really doesn't have much to do with breasts or thighs or the pout of your lips. ”

- Sophia Loren

“ Children have more need of models than of critics. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ A pessimist only sees the dark side of the clouds, and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides and shrugs; an optimist doesn't see the clouds at all — he's walking on them. ”

- Leonard L. Levinson

“ But as for the children of Israel that dwelt in the cities of Judah, Rehoboam reigned over them. ”

- Bible

“ And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days, when death and grief were but words, which found no true echo in my heart. ”

- Mary Shelley

“ And the children of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness: and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day by day, singing with loud instruments unto the LORD. ”

- Bible

“ The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. ”

- Arnold Bennett

“ A reasonable amount o' fleas is good for a dog — keeps him from brooding over being a dog, maybe. ”

- Edward Noyes Westcott

“ Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future. ”

- Sri Swami Sivananda

“ He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows. ”

- Jeremy Taylor

“ In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul. ”

- Mary Renault

“ Now we suffer the evils of a long peace; luxury more cruel than war broods over us and avenges a conquered world. ”

- Juvenal

“ There is an air of last things, a brooding sense of impending annihilation, about so much deconstructive activity, in so many of its guises; it is not merely postmodernist but preapocalyptic. ”

- David Lehman

“ Tom's great yellow bronze mask all draped upon an iron framework. An inhibited, nerve-drawn, dropped face — as if hung on a scaffold of heavy private brooding and thought. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils. ”

- Amy Lowell

“ A reasonable amount o fleas is good for a dog - keeps him from brooding over being a dog, maybe. ”

- Peter Nivio Zarlenga

“ Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. ”

- James Baldwin

“ Children need models rather than critics. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of. ”

- Peter Ustinov

“ Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. ”

- Duke Ellington

“ My mother loved children — she would have given anything if I had been one. ”

- Groucho Marx

“ The best thing to spend on your children is your time. ”

- Unknown

“ It is dangerous to confuse children with angels. ”

- David Fyfe
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