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Shattered Quotes

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When you break up, your whole identity is
shattered. It's like death.
- Dennis Quaid

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Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world
shall emerge into the light.
- Helen Keller

Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's
dust is greater than your idol.
- Rabindranath Tagore

 

The vicious circle has been shattered.
Canadians now enjoy the benefits of the virtuous circle.
- Paul Martin

Love's boat has been shattered against the life of everyday.
You and I are quits, and it's useless to draw up a list of mutual hurts,
sorrows, and pains.
- Vladimir Mayakovsky

The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank,
and puts her trust in miracles for safety.
- Edward Young

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Our family had been shattered, but we now are more united,
and the remains of my family and the majority of my
mother's family are glad to know the truth about a horrible crime.
- Sam Sheppard

Very quickly after meeting Dustin, the whole image
I had of him was shattered.
- Ben Stiller

Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective:
it has to be shattered before being ascertained.
- Vladimir Nabokov

The difficulty of IVF or of any fertility issues is
the hope and the shattered hope,
the dream that it might happen this time and then it doesn't happen.
- Brooke Shields

I believe women still face a glass ceiling that must be shattered.
- Andrew Cuomo

Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation.
It makes history possible.
- Jacques Ellul

Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past.
- Douglas Horton

Once the violence has ceased, the US should immediately
call on the World Bank and other international institutions
to convene a donors conference to rebuild Lebanon's
shattered infrastructure.
- John Conyers

A careful inspection showed them that,
even if they succeeded in righting it by themselves,
the cart would travel no longer.
The axles were in a hopeless state, and the missing
wheel was shattered into pieces.
- Kenneth Grahame

There are a lot of myths about my injuries.
They say I have broken every bone in my body.
Not true.
But I have broken 35 bones.
I had surgery 14 times to pin and plate.
I shattered my pelvis.
I forget all of the things that have broke.
- Evel Knievel

Turning back the pages of my sweet shattered dream,
I wonder if she'll ever do the same;
And the thing that I call living is just being satisfied
With knowing I've got no one left to blame.
- Gordon Lightfoot

The eternal quest of the individual human being is
to shatter his loneliness.
- Norman Cousins

All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact:
in suffering the animals are our equals.
- Peter Singer

In the practical art of war, the best thing of all
is to take the enemy's country whole and intact;
to shatter and destroy it is not so good.
- Sun Tzu

To reform means to shatter one form and to create another;
but the two sides of this act are not always equally
intended nor equally successful.
- George Santayana

To liberate words means first to shatter their function as vehicles of idea,
memory, hope, or regret.
- Thomas Harrison

Our mass movement will shatter this communal,
fascist and autocratic center.
- Lalu Prasad Yadav

My impression was, he's walking as though he's made of glass,
and if you should touch him he would just shatter apart.
I don't know if it was an act or what,
but it sure was effective.
- Robert Ripley

By that point, I had started taking singing lessons.
And after the first session, I mean,
I was surprised that the windows didn't shatter.
And after the third session, I really didn't know where
this voice had come from.
- Gerard Butler

I had been in a film, playing a young British aristocrat.
My wife told me that she was invited to a dinner and
she invited me to dinner and the hostess had seen me and said,
'You cannot bring him.' but I think that I've done
enough to shatter the image.
- Michael York

Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings,
but they cannot touch the foundation of America.
These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the
steel of American resolve.
- George W. Bush

The best-case scenario is that the glass shatters in my face!
How do you think that makes me feel?
- Adam Savage

Life does not accommodate you, it shatters you.
It is meant to, and it couldn't do it better.
Every seed destroys its container or else there would be no fruition.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class
shatters the authority of another.
- James MacGregor Burns

War is a way of shattering to pieces...
materials which might otherwise be used to make the
masses too comfortable and...
too intelligent.
- George Orwell

Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation
that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to
too much change in too short a time.
- Alvin Toffler

I would just like to say that opera is no longer about
fat people in breastplates shattering wine glasses.
- Lesley Garrett

Nothing earth-shattering has happened in men's fashion.
How much can you do with men's clothes?
- Calvin Klein

It was a beautiful experience for her,
the experience that she had that she confesses.
It wasn't dirty and it wasn't horrible and wasn't shattering.
It was a wonderful, liberating experience.
- Andrew McCarthy

I mean, if you are directing actors to do one thing
and then directing them to do something else entirely
because the one thing you wanted them to do may not work,
then you are just shattering their confidence in the project.
- Atom Egoyan

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

The problems of victory are more agreeable
than those of defeat,
but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

You can discover what your enemy fears most
by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
- Michael Moncur

We have no enemies,
we have only friendships that we haven't yet developed
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed,
for if you merely offend them, they take vengeance,
but if you injure them greatly, they are unable to retaliate,
so that the injury done to a man
ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

It is well that war is so terrible.
We should grow too fond of it.
- Robert E. Lee

War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann

The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

War does not determine who is right -
only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell

War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
- Albert Pike

John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century,
were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester.
It is not only the living who are killed in war.
- Isaac Asimov

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain
advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
- Napoleon Hill

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
We know more about war that we know about peace,
more about killing that we know about living.
- Omar N. Bradley

Never think that war, no matter how necessary,
nor how justified, is not a crime.
- Ernest Hemingway

There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed
to the advantage of others.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.
- Ulysses S. Grant

War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
- George Herbert

I do not believe that the men who served in uniform
in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve.
It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
- William Westmoreland

In modern war...
you will die like a dog for no good reason.
- Ernest Hemingway

In peace, sons bury their fathers.
In war, fathers bury their sons.
- Herodotus

The object of war is not to die for your country but
to make the other bastard die for his.
- George S. Patton

If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If we don't end war, war will end us.
- H. G. Wells

War is the symptom, not the disease.
- L. M. Heroux

A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations.
They have the best implements of war.
- Herbert V. Prochnow


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