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Sometimes the world seems like a big hole.
by Adam Duritz

Sometimes the world seems like a big hole.
You spend all your life shouting down it and all you
hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole.
- Adam Duritz

My life isn't necessarily more important than anyone else's:
I'm just better in talking about it.
- Adam Duritz

There just is exponentially more money in the movie
business than in the music business.
As a result there are more people involved in the creative process.
- Adam Duritz

For me, songwriting is something like breathing:
I just do it.
But that doesn't mean you're fantastic.
- Adam Duritz

 

When so much money is involved in these movies,
someone somewhere is going to try to screw you.
- Adam Duritz

If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts.
- Adam Duritz

All my songs are where I am.
- Adam Duritz

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But what you realise after you've been in the business
for a while is that people develop opinions about you
that don't have anything to do with your music,
they like or dislike you for a million reasons,
they like or dislike you for your last record.
- Adam Duritz

Truth is, you make albums, and some of those songs are hits,
and some of the greatest hits albums have songs that weren't hits.
You have a career, the reason why we're still around
10 years is that we do have successful songs.
- Adam Duritz

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You cannot be totally committed sometimes.
- A Course In Miracles

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life is like an onion:
you peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Endings: sometimes a season of sorrow and grief.
Endings: what must precede new beginnings.
Life is an endless cycle of endings and beginnings.
Renewal and rebirth cannot occur without endings -
as the new year's crop can only be planted and flourish
in the decay of last year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

Why, sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

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.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

A question that sometimes drives me hazy:
am I or are the others crazy?
- Albert Einstein

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

To be seventy years young is sometimes
far more cheerful and hopeful
than to be forty years old.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

In critical moments men sometimes see
exactly what they wish to see.
- the character Spock of the television series Star Trek

Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think,
and that's the time when they most need to think.
- William J. Clinton

You have to open yourself up,
you have to be raw;
and you have to reveal yourself,
and sometimes it's very difficult.
- Bono

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
- Albert Einstein

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Every time I have some moment on a seashore,
or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest,
I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
- Bill Bradley

Sometimes it happens that a man's circle
of horizon becomes smaller and smaller,
and as the radius approaches zero
it concentrates on one point.
And then that becomes his point of view.
- David Hilbert

More marriages might survive if the partners realized
that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson


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