Quotes of Harold Bloom

“ I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist. ”

- Harold Bloom

“ Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success. ”

- Louisa May Alcott

“ We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them. ”

- Albert Einstein.

“ I know you're tired but come, this is the way. ”

- Gandhi

“ When I am gone, break the night. Set my remains on fire, so I can still be your light. For I am forever indebted to you. O people of the world, O love, I am eternally yours. ”

- Kamand Kojouri

“ All change is not growth; as all movement is not forward. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Discipline helps you finish a job, and finishing is what separates excellent work from average work. ”

- Pat Summitt

“ I believe in love the verb, not the noun. ”

- Greg Behrendt

“ The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. ”

- Moliere

“ Every moment of light and dark is a miracle. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ It is never too late to be what you might have been. ”

- George Eliot

“ Best is the enemy of good ”

- Voltaire

“ 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

“ Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone. ”

- Martina Navratilova

“ But if we are talking in terms of making progress in life, we must understand that "good enough" is very different from "best. ”

- Paulo Coelho

“ Ye'll never best your fears until ye face them ”

- Susanna Kearsley

“ She wasn’t exactly sure when it happened. Or even when it started. All she knew for sure was that right here and now, she was falling hard and she could only pray that he was feeling the same way. ”

- Nicholas Sparks

“ They say that difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations. If I had known that you'd be my destination, I wouldn't have been afraid of the dark lonely nights. I wouldn't have cursed the bumpy ride through the cruel Demonland of my thoughts. I would've laughed through the pain if I had known that you were waiting for me on the other side of the cactus field ”

- Ismaaciil C. Ubax

“ Sometimes, the only soul that can mend a broken heart is the one that broke it. For they are the ones holding all the pieces. ”

- Patti Roberts

“ Every morning I wake up saying, I’m still alive; a miracle. And so I keep on pushing. ”

- Jacques Cousteau

“ Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. ”

- Paul Hawken

“ Love all God’s creation, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf, every ray of light. Love the animals, love the plants, love each separate thing. If thou love each thing thou wilt perceive the mystery of God in all; and when once thou perceive this, thou wilt thenceforward grow every day to a fuller understanding of it: until thou come at last to love the whole world with a love that will then be allembracing and universal. ”

- Fyodor Dostoevsky

“ Without bridges, there are no connections. Without bridges, there are only chasms. Without bridges, there are only longings. We cannot wait for the land to flatten and the stream to narrow before we seek to cross. ”

- Thomas Lloyd Qualls

“ When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure ”

- Charles Goodhart