Complications Quotes

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Elie Wiesel
“Love makes everything complicated.”
Elie Wiesel

Barbara Delinsky
“Rain didn't make things messy. People did that all on their own.”
Barbara Delinsky, The Secret Between Us

Nora Roberts
“Nothing worthwhile is ever without complications.”
Nora Roberts

Jared Diamond
“History as well as life itself is complicated -- neither life nor history is an enterprise for those who seek simplicity and consistency.”
Jared Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

Amy Harmon
“We spend our lives complicating what we would do better to accept. Because in acceptance, we put our energies into transcendence.”
Amy Harmon, Where the Lost Wander

Carrie Jones
“I told them he hit on me and that I was showing him my wrestling moves. I think they maybe believed it." I pull on my seat belt and roll down the window even though it's cold. I need to be able to smell for pixies. "We can't leave until everyone's out. I want to be sure nothing happens." "Did they really believe you Devyn asks.
My breath whooshes out with the reality of it and I adjust my previous statement. "I don't think so."
"Well there's another lovely complication." Devyn groans.”
Carrie Jones, Entice

George Sand
“Le vrai est trop simple, il faut y arriver toujours par le compliqué."

("The truth is too simple: one must always get there by a complicated route.")

[Letter to Armand Barbès, 12 May 1867]”
George Sand, Correspondance

Daniel Kemp
“There is nothing as complicated as the truth”
Daniel Kemp, Why A Complicated Love

Mark Batterson
“The blessings of God will complicate your life, but unlike sin, they will complicate your life in the way it should be complicated.”
Mark Batterson, All In: You Are One Decision Away From a Totally Different Life

“If you accept life in all its fullness and ambiguity, it's not complicated; it's only complicated, if you don't accept it.”
Marty Rubin

Elizabeth Taylor-Wey
“People want things to be complicated, but they have to love themselves first and then each other and then it will seed everywhere”
Elizabeth Taylor-Wey, Earth: The Toughest Bootcamp in the Universe

Lillian Hellman
“I think I meant an intimation of sadness, a first recognition that there was so much to understand that one might never find one's way and the first signs, perhaps, that for a nature like mine, the way would not be easy. I cannot be sure that I felt all that then, although I can be sure that it was in the fig tree, a few years later, that I was first puzzled by the conflict which would haunt me, harm me, and benefit me the rest of my life: simply, the stubborn, relentless, driving desire to be alone as it came into conflict with the desire not to be alone when I wanted not to be.”
Lillian Hellman, An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir

Alexander McCall Smith
“We think that we can fix our lives by taking some simple step, but it's not like that. Most problems need lots of sticking plasters. They need coaxing and massaging and looking at from all sorts of different angles.”
Alexander McCall Smith, The Quiet Side of Passion

Steven Magee
“The long term health complications from COVID-19 are remarkably similar to what is being seen in long term high altitude workers.”
Steven Magee

“If you are positive about your calling, then it does not matter how hard or complicated it is”
Sunday Adelaja

Steven Redhead
“Over complication only confuses the essence of things.”
Steven Redhead, Life Is A Cocktail

Katherine McIntyre
“Sierra couldn’t afford complications, not in her position, but the way he flirted with her and teased had amped her touch hunger to a deafening roar.”
Katherine McIntyre, Forged Alliances

Islam Bakli
“There are a lot of complications in life that we have no control over which we leave to God, so why do we complicate the things that we have control over and it is much simpler than we think?”
Islam Bakli, كل شيء بقدر

Scott Westerfeld
“But somehow her satisfaction never lasted very long. She always found herself changing, pushing against the limits and ruining things for everyone around her.

"It's not always my fault," she said softly. "Things just get complicated, sometimes.”
Scott Westerfeld, Specials

“Get out of your own way. Don't be the one to complicate your own life.”
Akiroq Brost

Nitya Prakash
“I was going to make it simple, but complications felt good.”
Nitya Prakash

Henry James
“There were complications, there were questions; but they were so much more together than they were anything else.”
Henry James, The Wings of the Dove

Steven Magee
“The initial signs of Magee’s Delayed Altitude Complications were a panic disorder followed a few years later with fatigue, confusion and forgetfulness.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“Delayed complications from adverse environmental exposures is well known to the medical profession. It is documented for radiation, explosions, heavy metals, poisoning, electric shocks, head injuries, drugs, and we now appear to be adding high altitudes to the list.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“I am aware of at least 4 professional astronomy workers that suffered health crashes approximately 14 years after their first exposure to the 13,797’ very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea. It killed two of them and the third almost died. I call this process ‘Magee’s Delayed Altitude Complications’.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“I call Magee’s Delayed Altitude Complications ‘The Curse of Mauna Kea’.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“Learning to coexist with delayed altitude complications is the life sentence handed to me by professional astronomers.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“I will be spending the rest of my life learning how to coexist with delayed radiation complications.”
Steven Magee

Lauren Groff
“Ah," he said. "I didn't say it wasn't complicated. Everything is complicated. The older you get, the more complicated life gets. It's one of those joyful things we have to look forward to, I guess.”
Lauren Groff, The Monsters of Templeton

Author Jyoti Patel
“The hardest part of breakup comes once the person is completely gone. Breakups are not just hard to do, but it’s hard to handle the emotional complications later on when we are in the vulnerable state and struggling all alone.

From (The Awakening)”
Jyoti Patel

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