Claire Holden Rothman quotes

  • Happiness is a strange thing. It is something I tend to recognize only after it has passed, when I realize I miss it.
    -- Claire Holden Rothman

    #Regret #Missing #Strange

  • It was the seventh of November, 1918. The war was finally over. Maybe it would be declared a holiday and named War's End Day or something equally hopeful and wrong. Wars would break out again. Violence was part of human nature as much as love and generosity.
    -- Claire Holden Rothman

    #War #Holiday #Generosity

  • My VIP patients often regret so many things on their deathbeds. They regret the bitterness they'll leave in people's hearts. They realize the no money, no church service, no eulogy, no funeral procession no matter how elaborate, can remove the legacy of a mean spirit.

  • There's no regrets for me.

  • Tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.

  • He stopped and looked back at me "I love you too Pagan. I'll miss you. In every life.

  • Everybody is very much alike, really. But fortunately, perhaps, they don't realise it. - Miss Marple

  • Sometimes the course of our lives depends on what we do or don't do in a few seconds, a heartbeat, when we either seize the opportunity, or just miss it. Miss the moment and you never get a chance again.

  • I went into a restaurant one night and ordered lobster, and the waiter brought me one with a claw missing. I called him over and told him about it. He told me that in the back there's a tank they keep the lobsters in and while they're in there, they fight and sometimes one loses a claw. I told him 'then bring me a winner.'

  • Dark energy is incredibly strange, but actually it makes sense to me that it went unnoticed, because dark energy has no effect on daily life, or even inside our solar system.

  • I think in L.A., in terms of the music scene, it's a really strange place. It's really hard to get the feeling that something's happening, or the feeling that something can make it out of there.

  • The words 'far, far away' had always a strange charm.