Crushing Quotes

Quotes tagged as "crushing" (showing 1-15 of 15)
Katie McGarry
“Luke used to give me butterflies. Noah spawned mutant pterodactyls.”
Katie McGarry, Pushing the Limits

Kristin Hannah
“Thoughts - even fears - were airy things, formless until you made them solid with your voice and once given that weight, they could crush you.”
Kristin Hannah, Firefly Lane

Daria Snadowsky
“It’s like my entire conscious state has been reduced to this toxic blend of hope and uncertainty. I hate that I have to act cool and almost pretend I don’t like him when in fact I do, because, God forbid, I might come across as desperate for affection or a little clingy, which everyone should know are perfectly natural human behaviors, after all. Ugh!”
Daria Snadowsky, Anatomy of a Boyfriend

Richie Norton
“To crush fear doesn't mean you eliminate it; crushing fear means you literally crush it down into smaller, more manageable parts and tackle one piece at a time.”
Richie Norton, The Power of Starting Something Stupid: How to Crush Fear, Make Dreams Happen, and Live without Regret

Cassandra Clare
“He tried not to hug her too hard, even though she was kind of hugging him too hard. In fact, she was pretty much crushing his rib cage. He didn't mind, though.”
Cassandra Clare, Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy

Ian McEwan
“That the world should be filled with such detail, such tiny points of human frailty, threatened to crush her and she had to look away.”
Ian McEwan, The Children Act

Henry Hazlitt
“the larger the percentage of the national income taken by taxes the greater the deterrent to private production and employment. When the total tax burden grows beyond a bearable size, the problem of devising taxes that will not discourage and disrupt production becomes insoluble.”
Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

Dorothy Dunnett
“You might, without my crediting it, fall deeply in love and forever, with some warped hunchback whelped in the gutter. I should equally stop you from taking him.”
Dorothy Dunnett, Checkmate

Ryan Lilly
“A hammer made of deadlines is the surest tool for crushing writer's block.”
Ryan Lilly

Israelmore Ayivor
“Your dreams come crushing down when you tow the wrong path by looking at what others are doing. The Milky Way Galaxy would have been crushed down by now if each planet had left its own orbit to revolve elsewhere!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Kat Kruger
“She inches closer so we’re practically sharing the same air. Maybe we are, because I’m light-headed.”
Kat Kruger, The Night Has Teeth

Pawan Mishra
“We had firsthand witnessed the ethereal evil of crushing hope just when it had peaked—like an open door, visible to you as you approach it from miles away, just closing on you when you have only two more yards to go.”
Pawan Mishra, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

David Levithan
“Courage. I need courage. Because this is surely the stupidest idea in the history of guys liking girls.”
David Levithan, Ten Things I Hate about You

Nellie Christine
“I'm just messaging you to say that I haven't been thinking about you at all today. Not a bit. And i don't even miss you. That's all. later, Kitten”
Nellie Christine, RIDE