Quotes About Sweetness

Quotes tagged as "sweetness" (showing 1-30 of 72)
Chuck Palahniuk
“It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

Jonathan Safran Foer
“Humans are the only animal that blushes, laughs, has religion, wages war, and kisses with lips. So in a way, the more you kiss with lips, the more human you are. And the more you wage war.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

William Shakespeare
“Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.”
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Jim Butcher
“Nay, but prithee, with sprinkles 'pon it instead," I said solemnly, "and frosting of white.”
Jim Butcher, Small Favor

Robert Goolrick
“It is the tenderness that breaks our hearts. The loveliness that leaves us stranded on the shore, watching the boats sail away. It is the sweetness that makes us want to reach out and touch the soft skin of another person. And it is the grace that comes to us, undeserving though we may be.”
Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

Thomas Gray
“Full many a gem of purest ray serene
The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear:
Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,
And waste its sweetness on the desert air.”
Thomas Gray, An Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard

C. JoyBell C.
“She had a flower tattoo on her wrist; "What does that mean?" he asked her. "Absolutely nothing," she said, "it's just a flower.”
C. JoyBell C.

Kerstin Gier
“Ich wollte meine Augen öffnen, um Gideon ein letztes Mal anzusehen, aber ich schaffte es nicht.
"Ich liebe dich, Gwenny, bitte verlass mich nicht", sagte Gideon, und das war das letzte, was ich hörte, bevor ich von einem großen Nichts verschluckt wurde.”
Kerstin Gier, Smaragdgrün

Marion Woodman
“The longing for sweets is really a yearning for love or "sweetness.”
Marion Woodman

Judith McNaught
“Looking at you has been my favorite pastime from the moment you asked me to describe your face," he said solemnly, looking straight into her eyes.”
Judith McNaught, Until You

Adam Silvera
“Every universe I’ve created lately, your face keeps popping up in it.”
Adam Silvera, History Is All You Left Me

J.R.    Miller
“Everyone carries an atmosphere about him. It may be healthful and invigorating, or it may be unwholesome and depressing. It may make a little spot of the world a sweeter, better, safer place to live in; or it may make it harder for those to live worthily and beautifully who dwell within its circle.”
J.R. Miller

“Ah, how many Marahs have been sweetened by a simple, satisfying glimpse of the Tree and the Love which underwent its worst confict there. Yes, the Cross is the tree that sweetens the waters. 'Love never faileth.”
Jim Elliot

“She hated the way roses smelled, their sweetness too fragile. She wanted a garden of evergreens. A garden of stones. A garden of swords.”
Keirsten White

Cassandra Clare
“There was dancing to wear your feet down, and there were beautiful boys and girls, and kisses were cheaper than wine but the wine was sweet and the fruit sweeter. And you could still hear the music in your head.”
Cassandra Clare, Lady Midnight

George R.R. Martin
“Sweetness cloys. Tart fruit and tart women give life its savor.”
George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

Munia Khan
“I feel more human when I compare the cuteness of a lizard to a newborn child's sweetness. Both are God's creations filled with precious innocence”
Munia Khan

Giulia Enders
“Sweetness is not in itself unhealthy, we simply eat only the most unhealthy kind of sweetness.”
Giulia Enders, Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ

Alaric Hutchinson
“Your sweet-toting and sugarcoating is of no service to anyone! Do not sugarcoat reality; it only gives the people in your life a sweet-tooth that then makes it more challenging for them to later bite down on the hardness of life. Do not tote and tout sweets either – you’re malnourishing people! Instead give them the truth. What is the truth you may ask? Authentic expression of who you really are, how you really feel, without projecting the labels of right or wrong.”
Alaric Hutchinson

“Don't ever marry a person you don't truly love. Don't believe what people often say, that the love will develop in future.
Those whose love develop in future are very few. If after a period of time you've been dating and the love doesn't seem to grow, I strongly advise you have to re-think.”
Prince Akwarandu

Garth Ennis
“I'm sweetness an' motherfuckin' light. Filled from goddamn head to toe wit' love.”
Garth Ennis, The Boys, Volume 9: The Big Ride

Nalini Singh
“Not only had he wanted her in his personal territory, he’d just wanted her with him. Earlier, her quiet, thoughtful care had wiped away the gut-churning anger that had gripped him after his discussion with his mother. His and Charlotte’s resulting conversation had made him remember that he wasn’t that lost, angry boy anymore but a man who had a beautiful, smart, deliciously sexy woman in his life. It had been selfish, but he’d wanted more of her warmth and sweetness around him.”
Nalini Singh, Rock Hard

Trevor Dodge
“You will learn about the twinned natures of fate and faith, at times spun together in threads fine as cotton candy, that taste just as sweet and evaporate just as quick. It is not right to say that you will have her, because you cannot truly possess another person. Nor should you even want such a thing.”
Trevor Dodge, The Laws of Average

Katherine McIntyre
“Call me babe again, and I’ll slit your throat,” she said, the sweetness in her voice a direct contradiction to the daggers she gave him.”
Katherine McIntyre, Scrying for Summer

Israelmore Ayivor
“Challenges will come; that is inevitable. But they can’t easily destroy your future than your own appetite.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Become a Better You

“The pessimist: whatever goodness or sweetness came into his life he could always make the worst of it.”
Marty Rubin

Rainer Maria Rilke
“In one creative thought a thousand forgotten nights of love come to life again and fill it with majesty and exaltation. And those who come together in the nights and are entwined in rocking delight perform a solemn task and gather sweetness, depth, and strength for the song of some future poet, who will appear in order to say ecstasies that are unsayable.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The sweetness of taste of the truth.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Dada Bhagwan
“Bitterness and sweetness, are both fruits of egoism. Doing egosim of good deeds brings sweetness. Doing egosim of bad deeds brings bitterness.”
Dada Bhagwan

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