To know me, you have to read me. Otherwise, I'm just like everybody else. Without identity. Choose well.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Quoted phrases part 12

If you do something too good, then, after a while, if you don't watch it, you start showing off. And then you're not as good any more. -- The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (Book)

Something else an academic education will do for you. for one thing, it may save you an extraordinary amount of time trying on ideas that don't suit you, aren't becoming to you. You'll begin to know your true measurements and dress your mind accordingly. -- The Catcher in the Rye

Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody. -- The Catcher in the Rye

In seasons of cheerfulness, no temper could be more cheerful than hers, or possess, in a greater degree, that sanguine expectation of happiness which is happiness itself. -- Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (book)

The old gentleman died: his will was read, and like almost every other will, gave as much disappointment as pleasure. -- Sense and Sensibility

"Like him!" replied her mother with a smile. "I feel no sentiment of approbation inferior to love." -- Sense and Sensibility

A woman of seven and twenty... can never hope to feel or inspire affection again... I can suppose that she might bring herself to submit to the offices of a nurse, for the sake of the provision of a wife... It would be a compact of convenience, and the world would be satisfied." -- Sense and Sensibility

And is no allowance to be made for inadvertence, or for spirits depressed by recent disappointment? Are no probabilities to be accepted, merely because they are not certainties? -- Sense and Sensibility

Sometimes one is guided by what they say of themselves, and very frequently by what other people say of them, without giving oneself time to deliberate and judge. -- Sense and Sensibility

Don't ruin my story with your logic. -- Castle (tv series)

You sound just like all the other artists that I've met. NO one should expect perfection when they're first starting out. -- Whisper of the Heart (film)

She would not be so weak as to throw away the comfort of a child, and yet retain the anxiety of a parent! -- Sense and Sensibility

Seek to live. Remembrance is for the old. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept by Paulo Coelho (Book)

That is why I write to try to turn sadness into longing, solitude into remembrance. So that when I finish telling myself the story, I can toss it into the Piedra. Only then... will the water extinguish what the flames have written. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

Remember that human wisdom is madness in the eyes of God. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire. Anything else is fantasy. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

The wise are wise only because they love. And the foolish are foolish only because they think they can understand love. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

But it will be easy to be in control because I'm not too emotional, I thought. Anyone who can conquer her heart can conquer the world. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

But Love is much like a dam: if you allow a tiny crack to form through which only a trickle of water can pass, that trickle will quickly bring down the whole structure, and soon no one will be able to control the force of the current. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

Truth resides where there is faith. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

A divided kingdom cannot defend itself from its adversaries. A divided person cannot face life in a dignified way. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

I think that when we look for love courageously, it reveals itself, and we wind up attracting even more love. If one person really wants us, everyone does.But if we're alone, we become even more alone. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

Look at this table, the Japanese call it shibumi, the true sophistication of simple things. Instead, people fill their bank accounts with money and travel to expensive places in order to feel they're sophisticated. -- By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

You know the saying: he who doesn't understand history is doomed to repeat it. And when it's repeated the stakes are doubled. -- I Am Number 4 by Pittacus Lore (book)

We don't have to be defined by the things we did or didn't do... Some people allow themselves to be controlled by regret.. It's merely something that happened. Get over it. -- I Am Number 4

The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. -- Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (book)

True wisdom gives the only possible answer at any given moment. -- Eat Pray love

What you do with your life is really just one half of the equation. The other half, more important half really is, who you're with when you're doing it. -- Post Grad (film)

Daughter: Dad... Do you think I'm making the right decision?
Dad: You know, ever since you were a little kid, you always seem to have it figured out. You make good grades. Kept your room neat and clean. Eat your vegetables. Can I be honest with you? I always felt that a little troubling. *smiles* -- Post Grad

We looked just alike, that's why we have to act so different. -- Mrs. Winterbourne (film)

If you can't fix it... You gotta stand it. -- Brokeback Mountain (film)

I wish I knew how to quit you. -- Brokeback Mountain

Pero hindi lahat ng inaakala mong korni, e korni. Minsan ikaw lang din talaga ang walang sense of humor at may diperensya, siguro dahil sa pagpipilit mong maging iba. -- Lumayo Ka nga Sa Akin by Bob Ong (book)

disclaimer: I don't own the pictures. This is merely to put an image for the quote's resource.


  1. Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody. - HELLS YEAH!

    nice book yeah?! i love the fact that most of the books you quoted are my fave as well! :)

  2. Yup. Nice book. I guess we read the same stuff. Hehehe. I just read what I have available though. :D