It's a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you're ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.— Hugh Laurie
Emotional Terrible Things quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
The most practical teaching of the Gita, and one for which it is of abiding interest and value to the men of the world with whom life is a series of struggles, is not to give way to any morbid sentimentality when duty demands sternness and the boldness to face terrible things.
And mark this. Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you. And you know that I can do it.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
If you follow the will of God, you know that in spite of all the terrible things that happen to you, you will never lose a final refuge. You know that the foundation of the world is love, so that even when no human being can or will help you, you may go on, trusting in the One that loves you.
A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.
There is the danger of over preparation, of loss of spontaneity;
over rehearsal is the most terrible thing you can imagine. We do have a very close association between costume and set designer, though. And the cameraman is very important, of course.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
The Way of the Warrior has been misunderstood.
It is not a means to kill and destroy others. Those who seek to compete and better one another are making a terrible mistake. To smash, injure, or destroy is the worst thing a human being can do. The real Way of a Warrior is to prevent such slaughter – it is the Art of Peace, the power of love.
I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.
Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
I feel that man can transcend himself to a point where he can accomplish greater things than he thinks. I see people depressed and I see people who devalue themselves and I feel that's a terrible, terrible waste. But I love the people who try. But try fairly, try honestly.
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
Gwendolen, it is a terrible thing for a man to find out suddenly that all his life he has been speaking nothing but the truth. Can you forgive me?
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
You know, a few months ago, I made a terrible mistake.
I realized something, and instead of crushing the thought the moment it came I... I let it hang on, and now I know it to be true. And I'm afraid it's stuck in my head forever. These are the best days of our lives. It's a terrible thing to know, but I know it.
It's very expensive to be me. It's terrible the things I have to do to be me.
Historically, the most terrible things - war, genocide, and slavery - have resulted not from disobedience, but from obedience.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
Factory farming is terrible for the environment—not to mention that it's gross. The best thing you can do, if you think about it, is to become a vegetarian and just spread the word. The world would change for the better for animals, humans, and the planet if everyone took that step.
I've never had a real job in my life.
I didn't learn anything, I was terrible at school. It was just this thing. Music was all I wanted to do.
This is my one and only life and it's a great and terrible and short and endless thing and none of us come out of it alive.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
Sometimes I think that the biggest difference between men and women is that more men need to seek out some terrible lurking thing in existence and hurl themselves upon it. Women know where it lives but they can let it alone.
I say that now we see a lot of hateful rhetoric against Mexicans and the Latino community, but we have a very powerful weapon. And that is our vote. This is the way we can get even with all of the politicians who are insulting us and saying terrible things about our community - by voting them out. And get the good ones. Vote them in.
Air pollution is terrible for our children.
Every single scientist, every single doctor will tell you the same thing: Air pollution damages our children’s brains, their hearts, and their lungs.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
People once believed that when someone dies, a crow carries their soul to the land of the dead. But sometimes, something so bad happens that a terrible sadness is carried with it and the soul can't rest. Then sometimes, just sometimes, the crow can bring that soul back to put the wrong things right.
Terrible or not, difficult or not, the only thing that is beautiful, noble, religious, and mystical is to be happy.
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
The sinister, the terrible never deceive: the state in which they leave us is always one of enlightenment. And only this condition of vicious insight allows us a full grasp of the world, all things considered, just as a frigid melancholy grants us full possession of ourselves. We may hide from horror only in the heart of horror. (“The Medusa”)
You can do terrible things when you don't know who you are.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
time is a terrible thing because it erases joys and pains at the same time.
The terrible sticky thing about truth is if it exists, it's coming for you.
For some folks death is release, and for others death is an abomination, a terrible thing. But in the end, I'm there for all of them.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
You," he said, "are a terribly real thing in a terribly false world, and that, I believe, is why you are in so much pain.
I've made so many crazy mistakes and done so many terrible things, I don't know.
I'd just say I'm grateful for every mistake and every disappoint that I've had to experience - that I'm still loved and still cared for, that God's still here for me.
You cannot like the word, but what is happening is an occupation - to hold 3.
5 million Palestinians under occupation. I believe that is a terrible thing for Israel and for the Palestinians.
People don't understand that all presidents, the minute they become president, get a knock at the door. And there's a man there saying, 'Let's talk about your funeral.' At the time I thought, God, that's a terrible thing. Later on, I thought it was pretty wise.
This is a terrible place to spend your life in.
Nobody in Hollywood is normal. Absolutely nobody. And they have such a vicious attitude toward one another. They say much worse things about each other than outsiders say about them, and nobody has any real friends.