Occasional Quotes

“Friendship was witnessing another’s slow drip of miseries, and long bouts of boredom, and occas...

“Friendship was witnessing another’s slow drip of miseries, and long bouts of boredom, and occasional triumphs. It was feeling honored by the privilege of getting to be present for another person’s most dismal moments, and knowing that you could be dismal around him in return.“ -Hanya Yanagihara
📅︎ Feb 17
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'Life is a grand, illustrious banquet of wonde...

'Life is a grand, illustrious banquet of wonderous experiences, occasionally punctuated by events too horrible to imagine.' - Capt. William Currie
📅︎ Feb 17
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Best motivational quote : Success...

Best motivational quote : Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently.
📅︎ Jan 29
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"A family is a unit composed not only o...

"A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold." — Ogden Nash
📅︎ Sep 15
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"What is love but another soul added to that list of tho...

"What is love but another soul added to that list of those whom we share infinite silence with? Memories in monologues, swallowed thoughts, an occasional poem, sent to no one."
📅︎ Jul 28
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"A community is infinitely more brutalised by t...

"A community is infinitely more brutalised by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime" -- Oscar Wilde
📅︎ May 17
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"Not all of us are called to be hermits, but all of us need eno...

"Not all of us are called to be hermits, but all of us need enough silence and solitude in our lives to enable the deeper voice of our own self to be heard at least occasionally." - Thomas Merton
📅︎ May 12
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"In order to understand the essential trut...

"In order to understand the essential truth of things, I think you can find it in The Onion and occasionally on Reddit." ~ Elon Musk
📅︎ Jun 10
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“And sometimes in life, I imagine, good things do happen. Most of the time, ...

“And sometimes in life, I imagine, good things do happen. Most of the time, it's the opposite, obviously. But I don't think you should rule out the possibility that just occasionally chance might deal you a good card” -Sebastian Faulks
📅︎ Dec 20
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I don’t have a microwave oven,...

I don’t have a microwave oven, but I do have a clock that occasionally cooks shit. -Mitch Hedberg
📅︎ Apr 02
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“However beautiful the strateg...

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” — Winston Churchill
📅︎ May 15
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What is worse : making the occ...

What is worse : making the occasional mistake or having a closed mind and missing opportunities ?
📅︎ Jun 10
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"You ask credit, I no give, you get mad. I give c...

"You ask credit, I no give, you get mad. I give credit, you no pay, I get mad. Better you mad than me mad." - sign occasionally seen in Chinese businesses
📅︎ May 21
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“A woman is an occasiona...

“A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.” Groucho Marx
📅︎ Dec 06
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"However beautiful the strategy, ...

"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results." - Winston Leonard Churchill
📅︎ Jan 07
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“No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride...and if...

“No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride...and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well...maybe chalk it up to forced consciousness expansion: Tune in, freak out, get beaten.” -Hunter S. Thompson
📅︎ Dec 15
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Men occasionally stumble over the tru...

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
📅︎ Dec 26
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"LSD is a psychedelic substance which o...

"LSD is a psychedelic substance which occasionally causes psychotic behavior in people who have not taken it." Timothy Leary
📅︎ Mar 24
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“And sometimes in life, I imagine, good things do happen. Most of the time, it's...

“And sometimes in life, I imagine, good things do happen. Most of the time, it's the opposite, obviously. But I don't think you should rule out the possibility that just occasionally chance might deal you a good card.” – Sebastian Faulks (Engleby)
📅︎ Dec 20
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"Corruption, infidelity, and stupidity...

"Corruption, infidelity, and stupidity in moderate doses are, like occasional Wars, evidence of humanity." --Robert Kaplan
📅︎ Aug 30
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"The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivat...

"The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive and more constructive, occasionally crazier and yet adamantly saner, than the average person." -Frank Barron
📅︎ Feb 16
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“I guess its because we all want to believe that what we do is very important, that people h...

“I guess its because we all want to believe that what we do is very important, that people hang on to our very word, that they care what we think. The truth is, you should consider yourself lucky if you even occasionally get to make someone-anyone-feel a little better.” J.D- Scrubs
📅︎ May 12
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Buy the ticket, take the ride. And if it occasionally gets a little he...

Buy the ticket, take the ride. And if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well... maybe chalk it off to forced conscious expansion. Tune in, freak out, get beaten. - Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
📅︎ Jul 27
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"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but...

"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened." Sir Winston Churchill
📅︎ Jul 08
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There exists a universal force, guiding us, shaping us, and oc...

There exists a universal force, guiding us, shaping us, and occasionally shoving us in the right direction. It beats to the drum of our hearts and we would do well to follow it into the unknown.
📅︎ Feb 08
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'...the trouble with small furry animals in the ...

'...the trouble with small furry animals in the corner is that, just occasionally, one of them's a mongoose.' - Terry Pratchett, in 'Witches Abroad'
📅︎ Apr 25
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