Doom Quotes

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Ernest Hemingway
“If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

Jim Morrison
“The future is uncertain but the end is always near.”
jim morrison

Terry Pratchett
“Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon...”
Terry Pratchett

Jodi Picoult
“Do you know how sometimes - when you are riding your bike and you start skidding across sand, or when you miss a step and start tumbling down the stairs - you have those long, long seconds to know that you are going to be hurt, and badly?”
Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

George Eliot
“No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.”
George Eliot, Daniel Deronda

Ruta Sepetys
“How foolish to believe we are more powerful than the sea or the sky.”
Ruta Sepetys, Salt to the Sea

Victoria Aveyard
“They trained me for this. It's their own fault. They helped make their own doom.”
Victoria Aveyard, Red Queen

Thomas  Harris
“God's creatures who cried themselves to sleep stirred to cry again.”
Thomas Harris, The Silence of the Lambs

Henry Miller
“For a hundred years or more the world, our world, has been dying. And not one man, in these last hundred years or so, has been crazy enough to put a bomb up the asshole of creation and set it off. The world is rotting away, dying piecemeal. But it needs the coup de grace, it needs to be blown to smithereens. Not one of us is intact, and yet we have in us all the continents and the seas between the continents and the birds of the air. We are going to put it down ― the evolution of this world which has died but which has not been buried.”
Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

Димитър Димов
“И все по-ясно виждам, че нашият свят ще загине от алчността си.”
Dimitar Dimov, Тютюн

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“No destiny attacks us from outside. But, within him, man bears his fate and there comes a moment when he knows himself vulnerable; and then, as in a vertigo, blunder upon blunder lures him.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Night Flight

J.R.R. Tolkien
“The doom lies in yourself, not in your name.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Children of Húrin

“If the doom of failure stifles some time the path of our life, it can pin us down like downtrodden aliens, while, meanwhile, the world around is erupting in joy and contentment. Let's go back then to the nuts and bolts and consult the core of our inner self. ("The grass was greener over there")”
Erik Pevernagie

Jenny Offill
“The only love that feels like love is the doomed kind. (Fun fact.)”
Jenny Offill, Dept. of Speculation
tags: doom, love

H.P. Lovecraft
“No death, no doom, no anguish can arouse the surpassing despair which flows from a loss of identity.
- Through the Gates of the Silver Key
H.P. Lovecraft, The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

J.K. Franko
“You see, there are no pretty pink flowers in the woods at night.”
J.K. Franko, Eye for Eye

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Now when Túrin learnt from Finduilas of what had passed, he was wrathful, and he said to Gwindor: 'In love I hold you for your rescue and sake-keeping. But now you have done ill to me, friend, to betray my right name, and call my doom upon me, from which I would lie hid.'
But Gwindor answered: 'The doom lies in yourself, not in your name.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Children of Húrin

J.R.R. Tolkien
“He knew that all the hazards and perils were now drawing together to a point: the next day would be a day of doom, the day of final effort or disaster, the last gasp.”
J R R Tolkien

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“A single radio post still heard him. The only link between him and the world was a wave of music, a minor modulation. Not a lament, no cry, yet purest of sounds that ever spoke despair.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Night Flight

Brent Weeks
“Hope is the great deceiver. Hope is the piper who leads us sleepy to our slaughter.”
Brent Weeks, The Broken Eye

George Orwell
“...every human being is doomed to die, which is the greatest of all failures.”
George Orwell

Alfred Tennyson
“She saw the snowy poles of moonless Mars, That marvellous round of milky light Below Orion, and those double stars Whereof the one more bright

Is circled by the other”
Alfred Lord Tennyson, Tennyson's Poetry

Toba Beta
“Prehistory of mankind is way too horrible to be remembered.
But if we choose to ignore it, then we'll be doomed to repeat it.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I must indeed abide the Doom of Men whether I will or nill: the loss and the silence. But I say to you, King of the Numenoreans, not till now have I understood the tale of your people and their fall. As wicked fools I scorned them, but I pity them at last. For if this is indeed, as the Elves say, the gift of the One to Men, it is bitter to receive.”
J.R R. Tolkien

Vladimir Nabokov
“Queer, how I misinterpreted the designations of doom.”
Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

“...nothing is original, everything comes from something that came before, which was once nothing. Everything is new and doomed.”
Tommy Orange, There There

Kazuki Takahashi
“Seto Kaiba [to Koji Nagumo]: You poor duelist...When you insult my little insult Kaiba Corporation. I assume you're prepared for the consequences...”
Kazuki Takahashi, Yu-Gi-Oh! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 6: Includes Vols. 16, 17 18

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If I have not challenged you to something better, I have doomed you to something worse.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“In the first age, in the first battle, when the shadows first lengthened, one stood. Burned by the embers of Armageddon, his soul blistered by the fires of Hell and tainted beyond ascension, he chose the path of perpetual torment. In his ravenous hatred he found no peace; and with boiling blood he scoured the Umbral Plains seeking vengeance against the dark lords who had wronged him. He wore the crown of the Night Sentinels, and those that tasted the bite of his sword named him... the Doom Slayer. BFD Division starts playing”
Ravaz Soming
tags: doom

G. P. Moci
“I kept hearing my name, amongst the lyrics of the doom.”

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