There is no death, daughter. People die only when we forget them,' my mother explained shortly before she left me. 'If you can remember me, I will be with you always.— Isabel Allende
Off-limits She Left Me quotations
If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.
I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met.
She left the web, she left the loom, She made three paces through the room, She saw the water-lily bloom, She saw the helmet and the plume, She look'd down to Camelot. Out flew the web and floated wide; The mirror crack'd from side to side; "The curse is come upon me," cried The Lady of Shalott.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
You moan, "She left me." "He left me," Twenty more will come.
I could have easily got T-Pain or anybody like that, but let me just get somebody very left. That'll wake them up. Gaga. She's never done a rap record before. Pay attention. It's a method to my madness.
My mother taught me to be nice to everybody.
And she said something before I left home. She said, 'I want you to always remember that the person you are in this world is a reflection of the job I did as a mother.'
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy !
Sometimes girls write me. One girl in Yugoslavia sent me a whole slew of love letters. I don't know how she got my address. She was in a crowd watching me play. She says when I left there the stars fell out of the sky over Yugoslavia, or something like that.
My mother would say, before I left the house, 'Remember Art, hugs are better than drugs.' And I believed my mother, I believed everything she said - until the first time I got high at a party. I leaned back, and I went, 'God, this is way better than when my Uncle Perry hugs me. What else has my mother been lying to me about?
My favorite advice that I always go to is ever since I was in middle school is from my mom. Every day before I left the house, she would say "Remember who you are." Every day. So when I started getting into music, every day she sends me a text saying, "Remember who you are and remember why you're doing this."
When I stand before god at the end of my life I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.
I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same. I wanted my girls to know me.
Before my mother died, she made me promise to do everything that could be done to make sure my father was not left alone after she was gone.
You were so busy trying to be my savior that you left me all alone.
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
When she left me I stood out in the thunderstorm, hoping to be destroyed by lightning. It missed, first left, then right.
She left me, offended at my want of sympathy, and thinking, no doubt, that I envied her. I did not - at least, I firmly believed I did not.
Then she told me why a tiger is gold and black.
It has two ways. The gold side leaps with its fierce heart. The black side stands still with cunning, hiding its gold between the trees, seeing and not being seen, waiting patiently for things to come. I did not learn to use my black side until after the bad man left me.
Friendship isn't about whom you have known the longest. It's about who came, and never left your side.
I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chattered all the way. But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow And ne'er a word said she; But oh, the things I learned from her When Sorrow walked with me!
I realized that, while I would never be my mother nor have her life, the lesson she had left me was that it was possible to love and care for a man and still have at your core a strength so great that you never even needed to put it on display.
My mom. She really encouraged me. That's the trouble with education: Unless you have a really supportive parent, you get left behind.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left
I met a gypsy and she hipped me to some life game, To stimulate, then activate the left and right brain. Said, 'Baby boy, you only funky as your last cut. You focus on the past, your ass'll be a has-what.' That's one to live by, or either that's one to die to.
Well, for instance, when I left her today, she put her arms around me and felt my shoulder blades, to see if my wings were strong, she said.
Allow me to introduce myself. I am a traitor and an idiot. Also, my mother should have aborted me and left me in a dumpster, but since she didn't, I should 'off' myself.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
There is no death, daughter. People die only when we forget them.
I loved a lass, a fair one,As fair as e'er was seen;
She was indeed a rare one,Another Sheba queen:But, fool as then I was,I thought she loved me too:But now, alas! she's left me,Falero, lero, loo!
She had left me thirsty and all my life would be thirst and longing for what I had lost before I found it.
Live like someone left the gate open!
That to me was the most poignant part of Diana's wedding;
as she was walking up the aisle and her eyes were going left to right, looking at people and smiling in the way that Diana did - and that diamond tiara glittering like mad. It was great.
She left me enough to rediscover the Great Perhaps.
Lief. That's not nice, considering all your sister has done for you," admonished Perl. "Oh right. How could I forget that she made me bait for a snake, left me on house arrest in Ixia, and smuggled me into the Keep in a coffin.
The best things in life are left unseen. Thats why we close our eyes when we kiss, laugh
But if you ever bring her back damaged again - and I don't care whose fault it is; I don't care if she merely trips, or if a meteor falls out of the sky and hits her in the head - if you return her to me in less than the perfect condition that I left her in, you will be running with three legs. Do you understand that, mongrel?
My mother always gives the best advice.
When I left Puerto Rico to pursue my dreams, she always supported me and said to me, 'I'm never going to cut your wings, so don't let anyone else do that to you.' That has been my philosophy through life. I want to share that valuable lesson with my little girl someday.
My father was having an affair with a 16-year-old when Mum was pregnant with me.
She found out when I was three weeks old and left, not surprisingly.
Remember: Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow aftter your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations.
She tips her chin up and looks at me with that Abnegation stubbornness I know so well. She may have left them, but they are what’s making her strong.
The glow dies down, and she's standing at the end of my bed--the one who's been following me around leaving feather messages. I take in the torn fishnets, plaid mini-kilt, shiny, riveted breastplate with leather straps at the sides and a worn Great Temolo decal near the left shoulder. Her wings are a crazy black-and-white-checkered pattern, like they've been spray-painted at a body shop to look like hipster sneakers.
One day, my daughter Tybee came to me, and she said, 'I have so much love for you in my body, Daddy, I can't stop giving you hugs and kisses. And when I have no more love left, I just drink milk, because that's where love comes from.'
It's become like an urban myth. I don't know her. I don't know anybody she knows. I was standing there at the party by myself for an hour and then I left. Once I got those auditions, I worked really hard. Nobody did me any favors.
I do remember that when we left [Bernard Leach] after two and a half years, we went home on a boat again - this was before air travel became really easy - and Alix [MacKenzie] turned to me and she said, "You know, that was a great two years of training, but that's not the way we're going to run our pottery."