„These are all I have. I do not have the wide, bright beacon of some solid old lighthouse, guiding ships safely home, past the jaggedrocks. I only have these little glimmers that flicker and then go out.“

—  Rebecca Wells, livro Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Fonte: Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História
Rebecca Wells photo
Rebecca Wells28
American writer 1952

Citações relacionadas

Terry Pratchett photo
Bob Dylan photo
Patrick Henry photo

„I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.“

—  Patrick Henry attorney, planter, politician and Founding Father of the United States 1736 - 1799

Compare: "You can never plan the future by the past", Edmund Burke, Letter to a Member of the National Assembly, Vol. iv. p. 55.
1770s, "Give me liberty, or give me death!" (1775)

Henri Barbusse photo

„I think of myself, of all that I am. Myself, my home, my hours; the past, and the future, — it was going to be like the past!“

—  Henri Barbusse French novelist 1873 - 1935

Light (1919), Ch. XV - An Apparition
Contexto: I think of myself, of all that I am. Myself, my home, my hours; the past, and the future, — it was going to be like the past! And at that moment I feel, weeping within me and dragging itself from some little bygone trifle, a new and tragical sorrow in dying, a hunger to be warm once more in the rain and the cold: to enclose myself in myself in spite of space, to hold myself back, to live.

Babe Ruth photo

„I only have one superstition: I make sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.“

—  Babe Ruth American baseball player 1895 - 1948

As quoted in Baseball's Greatest Quotes (1982) by Kevin Nelson; reproduced in "Morning Briefing: Babe Ruth Was Not a Superstitious Man, Except on 714 Occasions," in The Los Angeles Times (March 1, 1982), p. D2
Unsourced variants:
Just one.Whenever I hit a home run, I make certain I touch all four bases.
I have only one superstition. I touch all the bases when I hit a home run.

Andy Warhol photo
Chief Joseph photo

„If a man isn't being nice when you're out, all you have to do is remain polite and then go home early.“

—  Sherry Argov American writer 1977

Fonte: Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl—A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship

Terry Pratchett photo
Carson McCullers photo

„I do not have any home. So why should I be homesick?“

—  Carson McCullers, livro The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Fonte: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Pierre Bonnard photo

„I have all my subjects to hand. I go back and look at them. I take notes. Then I go home. And before I start painting I reflect, I dream.“

—  Pierre Bonnard French painter and printmaker 1867 - 1947

quoted in Bonnard; by Sarah Witfield and John Elderfield; Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York, 1998 - ISBN 0-8109-4021-3, p. 9
Bonnard did not paint from life but rather drew his subject and made notes on the colors. He then painted the canvas in his studio from the sketches and his notes

Clarence Darrow photo

„I feel as I always have, that the earth is the home and the only home of man, and I am convinced that whatever he is to get out of his existence he must get while he is here.“

—  Clarence Darrow American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union 1857 - 1938

As quoted in a eulogy for Darrow http://www.positiveatheism.org/hist/darrow1.htm by Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1938)

Dylan Moran photo
Charlotte Brontë photo
Janet Evanovich photo
George Müller photo
Paul Newman photo

„I don't like to discuss my marriage, but I will tell you something which may sound corny but which happens to be true. I have steak at home. Why should I go out for hamburger?“

—  Paul Newman American actor and film director 1925 - 2008

Quoted in Paul and Joanne: A Biography of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward by Joe Morella and Edward Z. Epstein (1988), p. 157

Rachel Caine photo
Judith Sheindlin photo

„after throwing the defendant and his witness out of the courtroom: I have other things to do today. I have to get home! [points to her wristwatch] JUDGE JUDY IS ON!!! [audience laughs]“

—  Judith Sheindlin American lawyer, judge, television personality, and author 1942

Quotes from Judge Judy cases, Being funny

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“