Dealing With It Quotes

Quotes tagged as "dealing-with-it" (showing 1-24 of 24)
Larry McMurtry
“If you want one thing too much it’s likely to be a disappointment. The healthy way is to learn to like the everyday things, like soft beds and buttermilk—and feisty gentlemen.”
Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove

Larry McMurtry
“Yesterday's gone on down the river and you can't get it back.”
Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove

Jennifer Brown
“Getting on with her life is important. But right now it may be more important to put the feelings out there, deal with them, and find a way to be okay with all that's happened.”
Jennifer Brown, Hate List

Lev Grossman
“If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn't make it so. Words and thoughts don’t change anything. Language and reality are kept strictly apart — reality is tough, unyielding stuff, and it doesn't care what you think or feel or say about it. Or it shouldn't. You deal with it, and you get on with your life.”
Lev Grossman, The Magicians

Anna Funder
“There are no people who are whole" he says. "Everyone has issues of their own to deal with. Mine might be a little harder, but the main thing is how on deals with them.”
Anna Funder, Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

Chris Crutcher
“ I believe there is important shit to be dealt with. ”
Chris Crutcher, Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

Julie Kagawa
“Better to feel nothing, to be numb, than to lose control. It's the only way I know to deal with it.”
Julie Kagawa, The Forever Song

William  Kennedy
“...the only brotherhood they belonged to was the one that asked that enduring question: How do I get through the next twenty minutes? They feared drys, cops, jailers, bosses, moralists, crazies, truth-tellers, and one another. they loved storytellers, liars, whores, fighters, singers, collie dogs that wagged their tails, and generous bandits. Rudy, thought Francis: he's just a bum, but who ain't?”
William Kennedy, Ironweed

David Halberstam
“It was like that afore you got here, it's like that now, and it's going to be like that when you and me are gone, departed and left, and so there is only one rule, swing with it and smile.”
David Halberstam, One Very Hot Day

Alaric Hutchinson
“Being under stress is like being stranded in a body of water. If you panic, it will cause you to flail around so that the water rushes into your lungs and creates further distress. Yet, by calmly collecting yourself and using controlled breathing you remain afloat with ease.”
Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace: Essential Teachings for Enriching Life

William  Kennedy
“Why was it that suicide kept rising up in Francis' mind? Wake up in the weeds outside Pittsburgh, half frozen over, too cold to move, flaked out 'n' stiffer than a chunk of old iron, and you say to yourself: Francis, you don't ever want to put in another night, another mornin', like this one was. Time to go take a header off the bridge.
But after a while you stand up, wipe the frost out of your ear, go someplace to get warm, bum a nickel for coffee, and then start walkin' toward somewheres else that ain't near no bridge. ”
William Kennedy, Ironweed

Lisa Graff
“It's the way we deal with what fate hands us that defines who we are.”
Lisa Graff

“I'm psychologically equipped for this.”
A. Ashley Straker, Infected Connection

“It is a mark of maturity to deal with the problem rather than suppress it”
Dr. Emmanuel Moore Abolo

Pawan Mishra
“The problems are here to stay. We need to find a way to deal with them.”
Pawan Mishra, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

Kristen Ashley
“You got a problem with the way your life's gone down, deal with it without draggin' someone down with you.”
Kristen Ashley, The Gamble

Jayne Ann Krentz
“Sometimes it's a mistake to look too far down the road. There are times in life when you can't be sure of the pattern. You have to meet circumstances as they are.”
Jayne Ann Krentz, Secret Sisters

Joseph Conrad
“I was anxious to deal with this shadow by myself alone -- and to this day I don't know why I was so jealous of sharing with any one the peculiar blackness of that experience.”
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

Cassandra Giovanni
“God has broken me in every way possible. I spent a year not caring, a year trying to figure out what I'd done to deserve it. and a year trying to make it right.”
Cassandra Giovanni, Finding Perfection

Aleatha Romig
“Животът не е каквото ни се иска да бъде. Животът е това което е. Начинът по който се справяш с него го прави различен.”
Aleatha Romig, Consequences

Stephenie Meyer
“My lungs filled deep with the sweet scent that came of his skin. it was like there had never been any hole in my chest. i was perfect- not healed but as if there never had been a wound in the first place.”
Stephenie Meyer, New Moon

Jay Northcote
“Drowning his misery with alcohol and junk food was like sticking plaster on an infected cut. It masked it temporarily, but only made it fester under the surface till it came spilling out again.”
Jay Northcote, Secret Santa

“Mrs. Monaghan says we don’t always have to say what we like and what we don’t like. We should just practice dealing with it.”
Laura McBride