Missing quotes

  • It was one thing to hide away from the world. It was quite another to discover the world didn't miss you when you were gone.
    -- A. Lee Martinez

    #Missing #Gone #World

  • I'll tell you what I miss most. What I would love to do, more than anything, is just anthologies. With an anthology you can tell any story and be in every division of television. We don't have any anthologies anymore, do we?
    -- Aaron Spelling

    #Missing #Division #Stories

  • Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine to rush into impulsive rejection, let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.
    -- Abba Eban

    #Men #Rejection #Missing

  • Tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.
    -- Abba Eban

    #Men #Missing #Suffering

  • Palestinians never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.
    -- Abba Eban

    #Opportunity #Missing #Palestinian

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

    #Love You #Missing #I Ll Miss You

  • Sometimes she wished for someone she could tell about her problems, just to be able to say, ‘I’m in love with a man and I can’t have him.’ But that would only lead to questions she couldn’t answer, so she kept the secret and the pain inside, hoping someday she would no longer feel as if half of her were missing.
    -- Abigail Reynolds

    #Pain #Men #Missing

  • I have discovered the missing link between the anthropoid apes and civilized men. It's us!
    -- Abraham Maslow

    #Men #Missing #Links

  • I joke, but I only half joke, that if you come to one of our hospitals missing a limb, no one will believe you till they get a CAT scan, MRI, or orthopedic consult.
    -- Abraham Verghese

    #Believe #Cat #Missing

  • Newt Gingrich seldom misses a chance to note that he is a historian.
    -- Adam Hochschild

    #Missing #Chance #Notes

  • Am I missing an eyebrow?
    -- Adam Savage

    #Eyebrows #Missing #Mythbusters

  • There is too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will. I must concede you the Devil. God doesn't really need to punish us, Miss Barton. We're so busy punishing ourselves.
    -- Agatha Christie

    #Men #Evil #Missing

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

    #Missing #Miss Marple #Realising

  • The amount of missing girls I've had to trace and their family and their friends always say the same thing. 'She was a bright and affectionate disposition and had no men friends'. That's never true. It's unnatural. Girls ought to have men friends. If not, then there's something wrong about them....
    -- Agatha Christie

    #Girl #Men #Missing

  • Ours is an upbeat, a hurried, hasty beat. It keeps pressing us to go farther, to include everything so that we can savor everything, so that we can know everything, so that we will miss nothing. Partly it's greed, but mainly its curiosity. We just want to experience it. And we do.
    -- Agnes de Mille

    #Greed #Missing #Curiosity

  • 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.
    -- Aidan Chambers

    #Opportunity #Missing #Chance

  • God didn't miss any of us.
    -- Al McGuire

    #Basketball #Missing

  • 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.'
    -- Al McGuire

    #Fighting #Night #Missing

  • Without coffee something’s missing
    -- Al Pacino

    #Coffee #Missing

  • I'm always a little leery about doing shows where I'm not the headliner because when I first started playing in 1982 I opened for Missing Persons and got pelted for 45 minutes. After that, I made the decision to headline no matter what, even if I was playing to seven people. I wanted people to be there to see me.
    -- Al Yankovic

    #People #Missing #Decision

  • My heart is at ease knowing that what was meant for me will never miss me, and that what misses me was never meant for me.
    -- Al-Shafi‘i

    #Heart #Knowing #Missing

  • There's a whole category of people who miss out by not allowing themselves to be weird enough.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #People #Missing #Being Weird

  • If it is true that love is the pursuit in another of qualities we lack in ourselves, then in our love of someone from another culture, one ambition may be to weld ourselves more closely to values missing from our own culture.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Ambition #Love Is #Missing

  • No matter what you do or where you are, you're going to be missing out on something.
    -- Alan Arkin

    #Missing #Matter #Where You Are

  • Don't use the past as an excuse to miss out on your future.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Life And Love #Past #Missing

  • For example, Americans seem reluctant to take on Shakespeare because you don't think you're very good at it - which is rubbish. You're missing out here.
    -- Alan Cumming

    #Thinking #Missing #Example

  • I don't miss playing football, but I do miss going into the dressing room every day and having a laugh.
    -- Alan Hansen

    #Football #Laughing #Missing

  • He's sharp, he can score and he doesn't worry about missing.
    -- Alan Hansen

    #Missing You #Worry #Missing

  • I've got a great life that I really enjoy. But there is something chewing at me inside: that adrenaline rush from football, I miss that.
    -- Alan Shearer

    #Football #Missing #Chewing

  • Tomorrow and plans for tomorrow can have no significance at all unless you are in full contact with the reality of the present, since it is in the present and only in the present that you live. There is no other reality than present reality, so that, even if one were to live for endless ages, to live for the future would be to miss the point everlastingly.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Motivational #Reality #Missing

  • Paradoxical as it may seem, the purposeful life has no content, no point. It hurries on and on, and misses everything. Not hurrying, the purposeless life misses nothing, for it is only when there is no goal and no rush that the human senses are fully open to receive the world.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Goal #Missing #World

  • To my deafness I'm accustomed, To my dentures I'm resigned, I can manage my bifocals, But Oh how I miss my mind.
    -- Alec Douglas-Home

    #Missing #Mind #Age

  • I still miss the days when a haircut was just a haircut. It was only your mates you had to face. Now there's a whole industry centred around people analysing your 'look'. I just cannot understand how anyone could get so worked up by... hair.
    -- Alex Turner

    #Hair #People #Missing

  • There are only two excuses you can use for missing rugby training - death and docking!
    -- Alex Wyllie

    #Two #Missing #Training

  • Your death and my death are mainly of importance to ourselves. The black plumes will be stripped off our hearses within the hour; tears will dry, hurt hearts close again, our graves grow level with the church-yard, and although we are away, the world wags on. It does not miss us; and those who are near us, when the first strangeness of vacancy wears off, will not miss us much either.
    -- Alexander Smith

    #Hurt #Heart #Missing

  • It's here somewhere," I assured him. "Please tell me you haven't lost it already." "We did fall out of the sky, you know," I said indignantly. "It's easy for things to go missing.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Fall #Sky #Missing

  • Its okay, Beth.I don't want my life to go back to the way it was before i met you.I thought i had it all,but really i was missing something. feel like a completely different person now.This might sound corny,but i feel like i've been asleep for a long time and you've just woken me up...
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Long #Missing #Might

  • I'm a girl; of course I have a built-in miss-o-meter.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Girl #Missing #Meter

  • He called her a MILF, which must be offensive because Miss Castle called him a thug and sent hit out of the room. Gabe, what is a MILF?”- Bethany
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Thug #Missing #Castles

  • We never know how much has been missing from our lives until a true writer comes along.
    -- Alfred Kazin


  • We see what we see because we miss all the finer details.
    -- Alfred Korzybski

    #Missing #Details

  • To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin.
    -- Algernon Charles Swinburne

    #Kissing #Missing #Shame

  • We cannot make bargains for blisses, / Nor catch them like fishes in nets; / And sometimes the thing our life misses, / Helps more than the thing which it gets.
    -- Alice Cary

    #Happiness #Missing #Helping

  • I missed her then but it was an odd sort of missing because by then, I knew the meaning of forever.
    -- Alice Sebold

    #Missing Someone #Forever #Missing

  • Wouldn't want to miss a war, would I?
    -- Alison McGhee

    #War #Missing #Want

  • the only way Bex would miss this would be if she were unconscious. And tied up. And in a concrete bunker. In Siberia.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Friendship #Missing #Would Be

  • It takes a great deal of labor and love to make ice wine. When you have it with dessert, you miss the point of enjoying it on its own.
    -- Alpana Singh

    #Wine #Ice #Missing

  • Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
    -- Alphonse de Lamartine

    #Love #Farewell #Missing

  • Well, you know, when you go into a restaurant, one of the scariest things is the wine list, so whenever I'm really feeling intimidated, I'll just pick a wine type, like a Chianti or Brunello or a Burgundy, and I'll pick a year that's missing and ask for that one.
    -- Alton Brown

    #Wine #Years #Missing

  • African-Americans who might have disagreed with candidate Obama's left-of-center politics voted for him in 2008 because electing a candidate with brown skin was too historic an opportunity to miss.
    -- Alveda King

    #Opportunity #Missing #African American

  • I’m always thinking about what I’m missing. Even when I’m happy with what I have.
    -- Alyson Noel

    #Thinking #Missing

  • Work hard, learn all you can, and never miss the chance to connect with someone new.
    -- Amber Naslund

    #Inspirational #Hard Work #Missing

  • Miss, n. A title which we brand unmarried women to indicate that they are in the market.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Women #Missing #Titles

  • Miss: A title with which we brand unmarried women to indicate that they are in the market. Miss, Misses (Mrs.) and Mister (Mr.) are the three most distinctly disagreeable words in the language, in sound and sense.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Missing #Sound #Titles

  • I'm not going to miss wearing the braces very much.
    -- America Ferrera

    #Missing #Braces

  • Om is not just a sound or vibration. It is not just a symbol.... If you think of Om only as a sound, a technique or a symbol of the Divine, you will miss it altogether. ..... Om is the mysterious cosmic energy that is the substratum of all the things and all the beings of the entire universe. It is an eternal song of the Divine. It is continuously resounding in silence on the background of everything that exists.
    -- Amit Ray

    #Song #Thinking #Missing

  • I've come to realize that however blue my circumstances, if after finishing a chapter of a Dickens novel I feel a miss-my-stop-on-the-train sort of compulsion to read on, then everything is probably going to be just fine.
    -- Amor Towles

    #Blue #Missing #Finishing

  • Emily Post says that talking about oneself isn't very polite.' 'I'm sure Miss Post is perfectly correct, but that doesn't seem to stop the rest of us.
    -- Amor Towles

    #Talking #Missing #Polite

  • When I go away from you The world beats dead Like a slackened drum.
    -- Amy Lowell

    #I Miss You #Missing #Going Away

  • That is the nature of endings, it seems. They never end. When all the missing pieces of your life are found, put together with glue of memory and reason, there are more pieces to be found.
    -- Amy Tan

    #Memories #Missing #Together

  • I miss the animal buoyancy of New York, the animal vitality. I did not mind that it had no meaning and no depth.
    -- Anais Nin

    #New York #Animal #Missing

  • Take a moment think who would actually miss you if you deactivate all your social networking accounts, whatsapp, BBM etc
    -- Anamika Mishra

    #Thinking #Missing #Etc

  • The moment a book is lent I begin to miss it.
    -- Anatole Broyard

    #Book #Missing #Moments

  • Sex almost always disappoints me in novels. Everything can be said or done now, and that's what I often find: everything, a feeling of generality or dispersal. But in my experience, true sex is so particular, so peculiar to the person who yearns for it. Only he or she, and no one else, would desire so very much that very person under those circumstances. In fiction, I miss that sense of terrific specificity.
    -- Anatole Broyard

    #Sex #Writing #Missing

  • It was never easy to look into the future, but it is possible and we should not miss our chance.
    -- Andrei Linde

    #Missing #Looks #Chance

  • I'm still missing that little something.
    -- Andy Roddick

    #Missing #Littles #Stills

  • You know, you can only throw in so many haymakers before one misses and you get knocked out
    -- Andy Roddick


  • I used to, like, hit for a half hour and then go eat Cheetos the rest of the day, come out and drill forehands. Now I'm really trying to make it happen, being professional, really going for it, and I miss my Cheetos.
    -- Andy Roddick

    #Missing #Trying #Going For It

  • I've learned .... That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.
    -- Andy Rooney

    #Opportunity #Missing

  • I'm aware of what's missing from my life.
    -- Ang Lee


  • If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink.
    -- Angela Carter

    #Respect #Mean #Missing

  • I was never one to seek out the spotlight. I am kind of a private person, so I don't miss that part of show business at all.
    -- Angela Cartwright

    #Missing #Spotlight #Kind

  • which pisses her off and makes her scream and i look around my room and miss me.
    -- Angela Johnson

    #Missing #Looks #Rooms

  • I think a lot of times we can get distracted and not be in the moment with people and be missing all the life happening in the moment.
    -- Angela Kinsey

    #Thinking #People #Missing

  • Overall I think the show went well, kudos to Miss Jeanie It was well rounded. From artwork to singing, to spoken word to short films, I think it definitely stimulated the audience's senses.
    -- Angie Brown

    #Thinking #Missing #Singing

  • Sometimes I miss the old me.
    -- Ann Aguirre

    #Missing #Sometimes

  • She felt like parts of her soul were missing, had left her body long ago. It had happened not in Greece three months ago, but long before that. It was in Greece that she'd realized those parts had left her and were not coming back.
    -- Ann Brashares

    #Long #Missing #Soul

  • The whole of the life -- even the hard -- is made up of the minute parts, and if I miss the infinitesimals, I miss the whole. These are new language lessons, and I live them out. There is a way to live the big of giving thanks in all things. It is this: to give thanks in this one small thing. The moments will add up.
    -- Ann Voskamp

    #Thanksgiving #Missing #Add

  • After you have been eating greens for 6 months, you will feel that something is missing unless you have them each day.
    -- Ann Wigmore

    #Missing #Each Day #Months

  • Amy Morton is a machine. If she misses a show it's because someone amputated her leg and she's looking for it.
    -- Anna D. Shapiro

    #Missing #Machines #Amy

  • It was as if I had worked for years on the wrong side of a tapestry, learning accurately all its lines and figures, yet always missing its color and sheen.
    -- Anna Louise Strong

    #Color #Years #Missing

  • Sometimes when I wake up, I forget that she's gone and then I remember and my heart drops like it does when you miss a step or trip over a kerb.
    -- Annabel Pitcher

    #Heart #Missing #Doe

  • You can miss a lot by sticking to the point.
    -- Anne Fadiman


  • Certainty is missing the point entirely.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Missing #Certainty

  • One of the things we often miss in succession planning is that it should be gradual and thoughtful, with lots of sharing of information and knowledge and perspective, so that it's almost a non-event when it happens.
    -- Anne M. Mulcahy

    #Thoughtful #Perspective #Missing

  • I will be the Vampire Lestat for all to see. A symbol, a freak of nature - something loved, something despised all of those things. I tell you I can't give it up. I can't miss. And quite frankly I am not in the least afraid." - Lestat, The Vampire Lestat, p. 532
    -- Anne Rice

    #Giving #Missing #Vampire

  • Didn't I say I'd always be your same stars? If you get to missing me, just look up.
    -- Anne Rivers Siddons

    #Stars #Missing #Looks

  • God intended women to be outside as well as men, and they do not know what they are missing when they stay cooped up in the house.
    -- Annie Oakley

    #Men #House #Missing

  • The ecstatic state of wholeness is bound to be transient because it has no part in the total pattern of ‘adaptation through maladaptation’ which is characteristic of our species…the hunger of imagination, the desire and pursuit of the whole, take origin from the realization that something is missing, from awareness of incompleteness.
    -- Anthony Storr

    #Imagination #Missing #Desire

  • As of right now, I have no desire. I've watched several games and played pickup ball thinking I'd have the feeling I'd like to get back, but I didn't have that feeling. I don't really miss the game.
    -- Antonio Davis

    #Thinking #Games #Missing

  • I swore that I would never say I miss you more everyday but, some things are better left unsaid...
    -- Ariana Grande

    #Missing #Everyday #Unsaid

  • Some vices miss what is right because they are deficient, others because they are excessive, in feelings or in actions, while virtue finds and chooses the mean.
    -- Aristotle

    #Mean #Missing #Feelings

  • Truth is a remarkable thing. We cannot miss knowing some of it. But we cannot know it entirely.
    -- Aristotle

    #Knowing #Missing #Truth Is

  • For legislators make the citizens good by forming habits in them, and this is the wish of every legislator, and those who do not effect it miss their mark, and it is in this that a good constitution differs from a bad one.
    -- Aristotle

    #Missing #Wish #Citizens

  • The word itself creates an empty sensation. Try saying it now. "Why?" Notice how your tongue touches nothing when you form the word with your mouth. Feel the gap, the space inside your mouth, that it creates. The air. It is a place that needs filling. It is missing an answer.
    -- Arlene J. Chai

    #Air #Space #Missing

  • It is really quite amazing by what margins competent but conservative scientists and engineers can miss the mark, when they start with the preconceived idea that what they are investigating is impossible.
    -- Arthur C. Clarke

    #Ideas #Missing #Conservative

  • The 'missing link' between ape and man will probably never be found- because it was an embryo.
    -- Arthur Koestler

    #Men #Missing #Society

  • I'm very resilient. The only thing I'm missing right now are abs.
    -- Artie Lange

    #Missing #Resilient

  • That was the problem with getting used to people - you had to miss them when they were gone.
    -- Aryn Kyle

    #People #Missing #Gone

  • Well, I was born in Louisiana, but I grew up in South Carolina, which both are definitely very different than LA, but I miss the thunderstorms.
    -- Ashley Scott

    #Missing #South Carolina #Different