quote by Raymond Carver

But I can hardly sit still. I keep fidgeting, crossing one leg and then the other. I feel like I could throw off sparks, or break a window--maybe rearrange all the furniture.

— Raymond Carver

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Break off quote Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.

Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.

All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.

I was very depressed after breaking off my engagement with Johnny ten years ago.

I was embarrassingly dramatic at the time, but you have to remember I was only 19 years old.

Break off quote It's okay to be a glowstick. Sometimes we have to break before we shine.

It's okay to be a glowstick. Sometimes we have to break before we shine.

True repentance begins with KNOWLEDGE of sin.

It goes on to work SORROW for sin. It leads to CONFESSION of sin before God. It shows itself before a person by a thorough BREAKING OFF from sin. It results in producing a DEEP HATRED for all sin.

The best way to break up with a girl is like I'm taking off a band-aid. Slowly and in the shower.

Breaking News: Winds so strong in NYC The Statue of Liberty's gown just blew off!

Break off quote People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you sta

People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.

When you go through a loss, a disappointment or a bad break up, don't expect to come out the same. Expect to come out better off than you were before.

It's not about breaking down borders.

It's about pushing off of them, and seeing what amazing places they might bring us.

So let me tell you, as you prepare to go off into the world, remember six rules: Trust yourself, Break some rules, Don't be afraid to fail, Ignore the naysayers, Work like hell, and Give something back.

Break off quote It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

Consider that spiritual safety comes through spiritual unity.

Christians united together are difficult to separate, difficult to break, difficult to pick off and destroy. It is when you isolate yourself by disrupting or denying unity that you are most at risk.

Took two drags off the blunts, and started breaking down the flag: The blue is for the Crips, the red is for the Bloods, The whites for the cops, and the stars come from the clubs Or the slugs that ignite, through the night, By the dawn early light, why is sons fighting for the stripe?

You may see a cup of tea fall off a table and break into pieces on the floor.

.. But you will never see the cup gather itself back together and jump back on the table. The increase of disorder, or entropy, is what distinguishes the past from the future, giving a direction to time.

Break off quote Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.

Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.

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Providing accurate portrayals of characters is something I want to pay ample attention to. If I don’t stick to that thought, then we’d have to lower the quality or break the balance of the game. Something that goes way off spec could break the entire game.

Go after the illegal employers. No free stuff. Take the handcuffs off law enforcement. They'll go home! They'll self-deport! The problem today is they break the law. They come across the border. And again, what's coming across that border today are bad guys!

I figure the world is basically a machine.

I don't know who made it, if it was the Fates, or the gods, or the capital-G god or whatever. But it chugs along the way it's supposed to most of the time. Sure, little pieces break off and stuff goes haywire once in a while, but mostly... things happen for a reason.

Break off quote Don't let little stupid things break your happiness

Don't let little stupid things break your happiness

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That was the thing about best friends.

Like sisters and mothers, they could piss you off and make you cry and break your heart, but in the end, when the chips were down, they were there, making you laugh even in your darkest hours.

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.

True repentance is no light matter. It is a thorough change of heart about sin, a change showing itself in godly sorrow and humiliation - in heartfelt confession before the throne of grace - in a complete breaking off from sinful habits, and an abiding hatred of all sin. Such repentance is the inseparable companion of saving faith in Christ.

Break off quote Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk abou

Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys.

If we choose to keep those tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, if we choose to keep a tax break for corporate jet owners, if we choose to keep tax breaks for oil and gas companies that are making hundreds of billions of dollars, then that means we've got to cut some kids off from getting a college scholarship.

In my legal practice, I have seen certain Federal judges controlled or influenced by large corporations..., by large law firms...on more than one occasion(, and) ...by special interests...(some) ought to be thrown right off the bench because they are breaking every code of conduct.

I like the light that comes off metal shutters at siesta time in the summer, having a break from driving in the shops at motorway services, the odour of petrol at petrol stations, rolling down little slopes. I hate it when you tread in a puddle and the water soaks your socks.

Break off quote I will be waiting here, for you silence to break, for your soul to shake, for yo

I will be waiting here, for you silence to break, for your soul to shake, for your love to wake.

I once saw a lump of Greenland breaking off into the sea and moving south, which of course will affect the atmosphere and us generally, and it'll happen more and more.

Breaking composure, confidence, and speed in the water makes you lose the race, not the goggles that fell off your head when you dove in.

I have stopped smoking now and then, for a few months at a time, but it was not on principle, it was only to show off; it was to pulverize those critics who said I was a slave to my habits and couldn't break my bonds.

Break off quote Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist

So, so, break off this last lamenting kiss, Which sucks two souls, and vapors both away.

A good compilation tape, like breaking up, is hard to do and takes ages longer than it might seem. You've got to kick off with a killer, to grab the attention. Then you've got to take it up a notch, or cool it off a notch…oh, there are a lot of rules.

Cities are ... distinguished by the catastrophic forms they presuppose and which are a vital part of their essential charm. New York is King Kong, or the blackout, or vertical bombardment: Towering Inferno. Los Angeles is the horizontal fault, California breaking off and sliding into the Pacific: Earthquake.

Break off quote Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everyth

Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out.

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Little kids' minds are very, very strong.

They bend. There's a lot of tensile strength and they don't break. We start our kids off on things like "Hansel and Gretel," which features child abandonment, kidnapping, attempted murder, forcible detention, cannibalism, and finally murder by cremation. And the kids love it.

Grant that I have enough suffering that my heart really opens to the great compassion of this world, that I be given enough so that I don't wall myself off from the world, that it breaks down the heart and the separation and the ego and the fear, and it lets me touch the nectar, the milk of kindness itself, of something greater.

May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early! My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall!

Break off quote You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.

You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.

It was cold autumn weather, but in spite of the cold they wandered up and down the roads of the Park for nearly three hours. They agreed to break off their intercourse; every bond, he said, is a bond to sorrow.

You want to be free and break new ground, speak your mind, fear no man, have the neighbours acknowledge that you're a good man; and at the same time you want to be a success, make money, join the country club, get the votes and kick the other man in the teeth and off the ladder.

In any offense you put me in, when things break down, I'm going to get outside the pocket and move ... West Coast, East Coast. It doesn't matter. I'm taking off if I have to, to make things happen.

I would climb on roofs and jump off using my parents' bed sheet, hoping it would open like a parachute. I was always getting hurt, breaking a leg, you know, bruising, cracking my head open.

There are rules for hiding in plain sight.

The first rule, or at least the one that Sandor repeats most often, is “Don’t be stupid.” I’m about to break that rule by taking off my pants.

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