Annoying Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“Leo lowered his screwdriver. He looked at the ceiling and shook his head like, What am I gonna do with this guy?
"I try very hard to be annoying," Leo said. "Don't insult my ability to annoy. And how am I supposed to resent you if you go apologizing? I'm a lowly mechanic. You're like the prince of the sky, son of the Lord of the Universe. I'm supposed to resent you."
"Lord of the Universe?" (Jason)
"Sure, you're all-bam! Lightning man. And 'Watch me fly. I am the eagle that soars-" (Leo)
"Shut up, Valdez." (Jason)
Leo managed a little smile. "Yeah, see. I do annoy you."
"I apologize for apologizing." (Jason)
"Thank you." He went back to work, but the tension had eased between them. Leo still looked sad and exhausted-just not quite so angry.”
Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

Criss Jami
“The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Ilona Andrews
“You know anything about investigative work?"
"Sure. Annoy the people involved until the guilt party tries to make you go away.”
Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

Vera Nazarian
“People who are too optimistic seem annoying. This is an unfortunate misinterpretation of what an optimist really is.

An optimist is neither naive, nor blind to the facts, nor in denial of grim reality. An optimist believes in the optimal usage of all options available, no matter how limited. As such, an optimist always sees the big picture. How else to keep track of all that’s out there? An optimist is simply a proactive realist.

An idealist focuses only on the best aspects of all things (sometimes in detriment to reality); an optimist strives to find an effective solution. A pessimist sees limited or no choices in dark times; an optimist makes choices.

When bobbing for apples, an idealist endlessly reaches for the best apple, a pessimist settles for the first one within reach, while an optimist drains the barrel, fishes out all the apples and makes pie.

Annoying? Yes. But, oh-so tasty!”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Giorge Leedy

Some people are so rude,
Living their lives with no concern for others,
Or possibly just intent on pissing other people off-
Annoying everyone around them.

The silent people-
Want to kill them-
And drive forks into their skulls-
Create weapons of extreme torture-
And scream from the top of their lungs-

But words are not spoken-
And attention is not given.
Though annoyance is apparent,
The annoying keep on living.”
Giorge Leedy, Uninhibited From Lust To Love

Kamila Shamsie
“Why do you have to be so annoying sometimes?"
"Cant help it. It's the company I keep.”
Kamila Shamsie, Kartography

Kasie West
“Because no one frustrates me quite as much as you do." Totally true. "Soon, the thought of your face will do it, but now, it seems I need your annoying presence as well.”
Kasie West, Split Second

Neal Stephenson
“Technically, of course, he was right. Socially, he was annoying us.”
Neal Stephenson, Anathem

Vera Nazarian
“I've just been bitten on the neck by a vampire... mosquito. Does that mean that when the night comes I will rise and be annoying?”
Vera Nazarian

Mary H.K. Choi
“Dude. Every mom is the most annoying human in the universe, but most of them, besides the super-abusive genuinely bad ones, are in your corner.”
Mary H.K. Choi, Emergency Contact

Alwyn Hamilton
“Besides, if I let everyone I found annoying die, we'd be mighty thin on allies.”
Alwyn Hamilton, Traitor to the Throne

Vianka Van Bokkem
“Annoying people with no class at all should stay far away from computers!”
Vianka Van Bokkem

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Annoyances are strangely not so annoying when the person responsible has endeared himself to you.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons: Quotes, Poetry, & a few Short Stories for Every Day of the Year

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some children are a bitch or an asshole in the making.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Liane Moriarty
“Toxic' was actually an accurate description of the feelings Clementine had so often felt in Erika's presence: the intense aggravation she had to work so hard to resist and conceal, the disappointment with herself, because Erika wasn't evil or cruel or stupid, she was simply annoying, and Clementine's response to her annoyingness was so completely disporportionate, it embarassed and confounded her. Erika loved Clementine. She'd do anything for her. So why did she inflame Clementine so? It was like she was allergic to her.”
Liane Moriarty, Truly Madly Guilty

Jason Medina
“Kat, I don’t dislike him. Yes, he drives me nuts, sometimes, and I don’t trust him, as far as I can throw him, but I don’t dislike the man.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

L.A. Weatherly
“But I saw your aura looking healthy again, then looking sick after a hunt. And you keep getting migraines. You should take better care of yourself,” he added mildly. “Look for ways to not be so tense – long walks, meditation, these things would help.”

Alex suddenly felt like Seb was his therapist; he had to resist the urge to shake him.”
L.A. Weatherly, Angel Fire

“Negative 30 degrees more like negative no!”
Courtney Woodward

Gabrielle Zevin
“In this world, to be overly literal is a profound weakness.”
Gabrielle Zevin, Young Jane Young

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“Worrying or ignoring snoring can be boring and annoying.”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1

Sana Sahul Hameed
“Arcana, who prided herself in taking long, tiresome hours of Ally’s precious time, was getting ready for her first day of school.”
Sana Sahul Hameed, Carter’s Kids & the Lovesick Murderer

Akemi Dawn Bowman
“There’s nobody in the world who would call Lea annoying. Not even me, and I’m usually annoyed by most things with faces.”
Akemi Dawn Bowman, Summer Bird Blue

Kelly L. Miller
“Just go on and give her whatever it is she wants, or else she'll bitch you all the way out to hell, and there's no coming back Jack.”
Kelly L. Miller

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“You are sometimes the person who someone who seems, to you, to feel like killing themselves, feels like killing.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Those of you who think you know everything are endlessly annoying to those of us who do.”
Don Howard

“The secret to getting what you want lies in annoying people! Trust me, they won’t know you exist otherwise.”
Chandra dos Santos

Rasmenia Massoud
“Then a thought occurs to me that nice can turn to annoying or dull if a person isn’t careful, or stops paying attention.”
Rasmenia Massoud, Tied Within

Ljupka Cvetanova
“People usually trip on tolerance threshold.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

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