Quotes of Dorthy Parker

“ There's a hell of a distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words. ”

- Dorthy Parker

“ Love is blind, they say–but isn’t it more that love makes us see too much? Isn’t it more that love floods our brain with sights and sounds, so that everything looks bigger, brighter, more lovely than ever before? ”

- Susan Fletcher Eve Green

“ It is our wounds that create in us a desire to reach for miracles. The fulfillment of such miracles depends on whether we let our wounds pull us down or lift us up towards our dreams. ”

- Jocelyn Soriano

“ Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. ”

- George Edward Woodberry

“ How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em. ”

- Shel Silverstein

“ My poetry has been engraved with your name And my heart is by your memory scarred ”

- Zubair Ahsan

“ In case you never get a second chance: don't be afraid!" "And what if you do get a second chance?" "You take it! ”

- C. JoyBell C.

“ Tucker strokes my hair. There's something so tender about the gesture. It might as well have been him whispering I love you. ”

- Cynthia Hand

“ All worries are less with wine. ”

- Amit Kalantri

“ I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now. ”

- Taylor Swift

“ I keep thinking about this river somewhere, with the water moving really fast. And these two people in the water, trying to hold onto each other, holding on as hard as they can, but in the end it’s just too much. The current’s too strong. They’ve got to let go, drift apart. ”

- Kazuo Ishiguro

“ To love oneself is the beginning of a life long romance. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Let no one who loves be called unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow. ”

- J. M. Barrie

“ Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. ”

- Erica Jong

“ I never want to change so much that people can't recognize me. ”

- Taylor Swift

“ To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground. ”

- Stephen Covey

“ True love is taking the risk that it won’t be a happily. ever. after. True love is joining hands with the man who loves you for who you are, and saying, “I’m not afraid to believe in you.” ”

- Cara Lockwood

“ Confusion, obsession, and potential love walk handinhand. ”

- Ashli and Trisha Edwards

“ The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort. ”

- Confucius

“ It was like I’d met my life’s purpose. Like I’d been hurtling through the cosmos, blind, and without a destiny and he gave me one. He was fated to be the man who would break my heart at last. The heart I’d kept under scrutiny, sheltered, for this long, he tore through the heavy vaults and ripped it right out of my chest. From then on, there was no me, and no him. There was only us. ”

- Ellie Fox

“ She was rain to a parched desert She was color to a gray sky She was the beautiful butterfly you longed to possess But I let her fly For fear of breaking her wings! ”

- Avijeet Das

“ Most people never truly live because they never do what they truly love. ”

- Tanner Walling

“ Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Tough times never last. Tough people do ”

- Robert Schuller

“ Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know. ”

- Michel de Montaigne