Sudden Quotes

โ€œWhen you need to make a hard decision, flip a ...

โ€œWhen you need to make a hard decision, flip a coin. Why? Because when that coin is in the air, you suddenly know what you're hoping for.โ€ - Unknown
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โ€œAuschwitz did not fall suddenly from the skies. It was all those tiny steps until...

โ€œAuschwitz did not fall suddenly from the skies. It was all those tiny steps until what happened here behind me happened. This happened. Which means that it may happen again. Which means that it may happen anywhereโ€ - Marian Turski, Holocaust survivor.
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It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the...

It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the desire to participate in a moment when life breaks through to some higher level of intensity so that one's own life might take fire from that sudden spurted flame. ...Maya Deren
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There comes a point in a relation...

There comes a point in a relationship where it all of a sudden hits you how much that person means to you.
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"I had an epiphany a few years ago where I was out at a celebri...

"I had an epiphany a few years ago where I was out at a celebrity party and it suddenly dawned on me that I had yet to meet a celebrity who is as smart and interesting as any of my friends." โ€” Moby
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 15
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โ€œSometimes people sneak up on you and...

โ€œSometimes people sneak up on you and suddenly you donโ€™t know how you ever lived without themโ€ - The Deal, Elle Kennedy
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โ€œWe are all humiliated by the sudden discovery of a fact which has e...

โ€œWe are all humiliated by the sudden discovery of a fact which has existed very comfortably and perhaps been staring at us in private while we have been making up our world entirely without it.โ€ ~ George Elliot
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โ€œThe heights by great men reached and kept. Were not attain...

โ€œThe heights by great men reached and kept. Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.โ€ - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Speed has never killed ...

Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary is what gets you.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 02
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"Happiness is the biggest enemy. It weakens you...

"Happiness is the biggest enemy. It weakens you. Puts doubts in your mind. Suddenly you have something to lose." : Niki Lauda (Movie - 'Rush' 2013)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 08
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"It scares me, suddenly, to know I can't remember how ho...

"It scares me, suddenly, to know I can't remember how home sounds. Not one bird call, nor the water over rocks. There's so much you can't save by writing down." ~ Doris Betts
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"When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because...

"When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you but because in that brief moment when the coin is in the air, you suddenly know what you are hoping for." --Unknown
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"The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the ...

"The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts." - C. S. Lewis
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"Let the light of your madness shine, and it will sudden...

"Let the light of your madness shine, and it will suddenly dawn on you. Madness is not to be despised and not to be feared, but instead you should give it life..." - Carl Jung
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 26
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"If god were suddenly condemned to live...

"If god were suddenly condemned to live the life which he has inflected upon men, he would kill himself." ~ Alexandre Dumas
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"Die the way you lived, all of a sudden, that's th...

"Die the way you lived, all of a sudden, that's the way to do it. Don't drag it out, living like that doesn't mean a thing." - Blackie in Manhattan Melodrama
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 01
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For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an ev...

For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them. - The Preacher
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โ€œSuddenly I become filled w...

โ€œSuddenly I become filled with a consuming impatience to be gone.โ€ -Erich Maria Remarque
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That's the way things come clear. All of...

That's the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they've been all along. -- Madeleine L'Engle
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"Enlightenment is not like a sudden realization of somethi...

"Enlightenment is not like a sudden realization of something mysterious. Enlightenment is nothing but awakening from illusions and returning to the reality of life." - Kosho Uchiyama
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"No thing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes o...

"No thing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen." - Epictetus
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 20
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"Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a lo...

"Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone." โ€” Hodding Carter
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Do not grieve over someone who changes all o...

Do not grieve over someone who changes all of the sudden. It might be that he has given up acting and returned to his true self. -Socrates
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Start by Doing what is Necessary; Then...

Start by Doing what is Necessary; Then Do what is Possible; and suddenly you are Doing the Impossible -- Francis of Assisi
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 27
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 16
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Nothing unnerves people than silence,especially people whose mundane lives are threatene...

Nothing unnerves people than silence,especially people whose mundane lives are threatened.Every creak in the building, every sudden movement by a stranger, every loud noise gets reflected and amplified until every moment becomes tainted with fear and anguish. ~~My friend.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 31
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"While looking for the light, you ma...

"While looking for the light, you may suddenly be devoured by the darkness and find the true light." --Jack Kerouac
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"No thing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes o...

"No thing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen." -Epictetus
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 02
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During periods of relaxation ... the int...

During periods of relaxation ... the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce sudden clarifying insights. Fritjof Capra
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 20
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"Mere opinions, in fact, were as likely to govern peopl...

"Mere opinions, in fact, were as likely to govern people's actions as hard evidence, and were subject to sudden reversals as hard evidence could never be." - Kurt Vonnegut
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"All of a sudden I realized that I had done something that separ...

"All of a sudden I realized that I had done something that separated me from the human race... I realized from that point on I could never be like normal people." - David Alan Gore on his first murder
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 28
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Once you learn the sad tr...

Once you learn the sad truth about a pretty person they all of a sudden look ugly.
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โ€œI suddenly remembered my Charlemagne: โ€˜Let my...

โ€œI suddenly remembered my Charlemagne: โ€˜Let my armies be the rocks and the trees โ€” and the birds in the sky.โ€™ โ€œ - Henry Jones, Sr (Sean Connery)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 12
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Time fli...

Time flies but years are sudden
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"Once you start making the effort to 'wake yourself up' ...

"Once you start making the effort to 'wake yourself up' โ€“ that is, be more mindful in your activities โ€“ you suddenly start appreciating life a lot more." โ€“ Robert Biswas-Diener
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 13
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One's mind has a way of making itself u...

One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do. A. C. Benson
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"The melted snow A breath that awaits spring A sudden smile The sun after the rain The moonligh...

"The melted snow A breath that awaits spring A sudden smile The sun after the rain The moonlight through clouds The night sky will bring us a new dawn Let's sing for tomorrow Let's sing until our voices grow hoarse I'll sing to you Under the same sky, we'll face this together." -Misia "ๆ˜Žๆ—ฅใธ"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 02
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โ€œProust says memory is of two kinds. There is the daily struggle to recall where we...

โ€œProust says memory is of two kinds. There is the daily struggle to recall where we put our reading glasses, and there is a deeper gust of longing that comes from the bottom of the heart, involuntarily, at sudden times, for surprising reasons.โ€ โ€”Anne Carson
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"Neither here nor hereafter are we suddenly going to eme...

"Neither here nor hereafter are we suddenly going to emerge with qualities we haven't developed or a pattern of living for which we have not prepared ourselves" Elaine Cannon
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"There are two modes of invading private property; the first, by which the poor plunder the ric...

"There are two modes of invading private property; the first, by which the poor plunder the rich ... sudden and violent; the second, by which the rich plunder the poor, slow and legal." -- John Taylor, "An Inquiry into the Principles and Policy of the Government of the United States" (1814)
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"The heights by great men reached and kept were not attain...

"The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upwards in the night" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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"Suddenly you arrived at the door of my eyes,...

"Suddenly you arrived at the door of my eyes,and with the key of your smile you manage to enter at the privacy of my heart" (William Ventura)
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"A telephone suddenly rang. One of the Russian soldiers answered it. Th...

"A telephone suddenly rang. One of the Russian soldiers answered it. The caller was evidently a senior German officer asking what was happening, 'Ivan is here'. The officer replied in Russian, and told him to go to hell."
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โ€œStart by doing whatโ€™s necessary; then...

โ€œStart by doing whatโ€™s necessary; then do what is possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.โ€โ€“ Francis Of Assisi
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 18
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I was thrown out from this world and have always stayed on the border of it to get it u...

I was thrown out from this world and have always stayed on the border of it to get it until you came and took my hands and I suddenly found myself in the center of the world but then you let go of my hand and in a blink I was once again at the outer space of the world!
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 09
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I wish there were pigmen. You get a few of these pigmen walking a...

I wish there were pigmen. You get a few of these pigmen walking around, suddenly I'm looking a lot better. That way if someone were to fix me up, they could say at least he's no pigman. --George Costanza
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"When faced with 2 choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because i...

"When faced with 2 choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment when the coin is in the air you suddenly know what you are hoping for." - Anonymous
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 05
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โ€œThe safest road to hell is the gradual one - the ...

โ€œThe safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.โ€ โ€” C. S. Lewis
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"That's the way things come clear. All of...

"That's the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they've been all along." - Madeleine L'Engle
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"My bed is a magical place w...

"My bed is a magical place where I suddenly remember everything I forgot to do." โ€“ Anonymous
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"The moments that change your life a...

"The moments that change your life are the ones that happen suddenly, like the one where you die." -Terry Pratchett
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"The only way to deal with bureaucrats is with stealth a...

"The only way to deal with bureaucrats is with stealth and sudden violence." Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1992 to December 1996
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 17
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"And suddenly you know: Itโ€™s time ...

"And suddenly you know: Itโ€™s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings." Meister Eckhart
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"I will hurt you for this. I don't know how yet, but give me time. A day will come when ...

"I will hurt you for this. I don't know how yet, but give me time. A day will come when you think yourself safe and happy, and suddenly your joy will turn to ashes in your mouth, and you'll know the debt is paid." -- Tyrion Lannister (George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings)
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My bed is a magical plac...

My bed is a magical place where I suddenly remember everything I forgot to do.
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"Life is like a rollercoaster, it has it's ups and down, twists and turns, su...

"Life is like a rollercoaster, it has it's ups and down, twists and turns, sudden stops & sudden drops, but most importantly, it has a beginning and end. It's up to you if you fear the rollercoaster, or if you brave the rollercoaster"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 06
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โ€œYou only need one man to love you. But him to love you free like a wil...

โ€œYou only need one man to love you. But him to love you free like a wildfire, crazy like the moon, always like tomorrow, sudden like an inhale and overcoming like the tides. Only one man and all of this.โ€ โ€• C. JoyBell C.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 01
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Love kills sudde...

Love kills suddenly leaving no evidence - Paulo Coelho
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"Start by doing what's necessary; then...

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." Francis of Assisi
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You have people telling you how good you are a...

You have people telling you how good you are and all of sudden, you might start believing it and forget what it takes to be good." -Lou Lamoriello
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Happiness is the enemy. It weakens y...

Happiness is the enemy. It weakens you. Puts doubt in your mind. Suddenly you have something to lose. - Niki Lauda
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 25
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Thatโ€™s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. It suddenly struck me that that...

Thatโ€™s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didnโ€™t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small - Neil Armstrong
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 19
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When you have to make a hard decision, flip...

When you have to make a hard decision, flip a coin. Why? Because when that coin is in the air, you suddenly know what you're hoping for.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 28
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โ€œThe pursuit of โ€˜fairnessโ€™ has become a particularly unlovely and unedifying frenzy. Perfect fairn...

โ€œThe pursuit of โ€˜fairnessโ€™ has become a particularly unlovely and unedifying frenzy. Perfect fairness is a will-oโ€™-the-wisp, the pursuit of which produces short tempers, long arguments, intense litigiousness, bad law, abused institutions and diminished social comity.โ€ George Will ("Suddenly") (1990)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 23
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"Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean ove...

"Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known." - Pooh's Little Instruction Book
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 14
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"Those heights by great men, won and kept, Were not a...

"Those heights by great men, won and kept, Were not achieved by sudden flight. But they, while their compamions slept, Were toiling upward in the night." - Longfellow
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 23
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 02
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