Exhausted Quotes

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Alysha Speer
“Sleep did not honor me with it’s presence.”
Alysha Speer, Sharden

Elizabeth Wurtzel
“I want to explain how exhausted I am. Even in my dreams. How I wake up tired. How I’m being drowned by some kind of black wave.”
Elizabeth Wurtzel

Janet Fitch
“Although she was giddy with exhaustion, sleep was a lover who refused to be touched....”
Janet Fitch, Paint it Black

“Do you never get exhausted being so wholly unbearable?”
Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

Mahatma Gandhi
“I appeal for cessation of hostilities, not because you are too exhausted to fight, but because war is bad in essence. You want to kill Nazism. You will never kill it by its indifferent adoption.”
Mahatma Gandhi, Gandhi: An Autobiography

Joyce Rachelle
“We all grow tired eventually; it happens to everyone. Even the sun, at the close of the year, is no longer a morning person.”
Joyce Rachelle

Ottessa Moshfegh
“For a moment I felt joyful, and then I felt completely exhausted.”
Ottessa Moshfegh, My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Sara Shepard
“And more than that, she just looked… tired. Like she’d battled the world and the world had won.”
Sara Shepard

“…she was so exhausted and tired, so overwhelmed, that she needed a Red Bull, to calm down and fall asleep.”
Haidji, SG - Suicide Game

“While a part of me wants to know, another part of me is too exhausted to ask.”
tahereh mafi, Unravel Me

Joyce Rachelle
“Sometimes exhaustion is not a result of too much time spent on something, but of knowing that in its place, no time is spent on something else.”
Joyce Rachelle

Rachel Hartman
“One foot in front of the other was all she could manage.”
Rachel Hartman, Tess of the Road

“I’m really tired”, you come to understand, is meaningless, giving the impression all will be well with a good rest and that if you’ve ever been tired, you know what it is to be exhausted.”
Frances Ryan

Fyodor Dostoevsky
“If the spirit has passed through a great many sensations, possibly it can no longer be sated with them, but grows more excited, and demands more sensations, and stronger and stronger ones, until at length it falls exhausted.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Gambler

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“We tediously create calendars filled with empty duties, and then we foolishly let those calendars empty us.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Gabriel García Márquez
“She awoke long before dawn and lay exhausted and wakeful, with her eyes closed, thinking of the countless years she still had to live.”
Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

Adélia Prado

I want a sleep permit,
forgiveness to rest for hours,
without even dreaming
the light straw of a small dream.
I want what before life
was the deep sleep of the species,
the grace of a state.
Much more than roots.”
Adélia Prado, Bagagem

“If you poke a bear just to hear it to roar, why keep poking it if it doesn’t have the energy to roar”
Dean Mackin

Irène Némirovsky
“She was too exhausted and downcast to take in the importance of the news- just as a person who has shed so many tears at the bedside of someone who is dying has none left for the actual moment of death.”
Irène Némirovsky, Suite Française

“Listen to your soul and protect it always. When you are completely exhausted , please rest. When your soul is so tired, this is when your personal power is at the greatest risk for attacks, not only externally but internally. It is okay to take care of you, rest, get back up, and then continue to move forward.”
Christine E. Szymanski

Hanya Yanagihara
“He has just come home, so exhausted that he feels soluble, as if he is evaporating into the air, so insubstantial that he feels not made of blood and bone but of vapor and fog, when he sees Willem standing before him. He opens his mouth to speak to him, but then he blinks and Willem is gone, and he is teetering, his arms stretched before him.”
Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The extent of God’s grace always eclipses the extent of my grotesqueness. Therefore, I can never be bad enough for God to tell me that He’s had enough.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“It is when I have come to the point that I can do little but crawl that God calls me to fly. And collapsing at the seemingly cruel idea of such an impossible notion, I nonetheless raise a trembling hand and suddenly find myself soaring on wings I thought not to exist. And since that moment, I’ve never stopped believing in wings but I have stopped believing in crawling.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Elissa Washuta
“Sometimes I think I'm near the end of my energy for living. I plot to travel to another world because this one seems too decimated by the white men who wanted money and skin, too dangerous to navigate because of the sentinels still roaming, raping, and gouging out the earth to maintain power.”
Elissa Washuta, White Magic

“The best way to conserve precious energy and time is to be real with yourself and others. The soul can only keep up fake appearances for so long before becoming completely exhausted.”
Christine E. Szymanski

Henri J.M. Nouwen
“When you get exhausted, frustrated, overwhelmed, or run down, your body is saying that you are doing things that are none of your business. God does not require of you what is beyond your ability, what leads you away from God, or what makes you depressed or sad.”
Henri J.M. Nouwen, The Inner Voice of Love

Melinda Heald
“She was so exhausted. She slept. She was unaware of Tyler stifling his own grief.”
Melinda Heald

“The dance home has slowed to careful steps. My thirst so heavy, like the full pot I carry. Our song is softer now.”
Susan Verde, The Water Princess

“Listen to your soul and protect it always. When you are completely exhausted , please rest. When your soul is so tired, this is when your personal power is at the greatest risk for attacks, not only externally but internally. It is okay to take care of you, rest, get back up, and then continue to move forward again.”
Christine E. Szymanski

Taylor Jenkins Reid
“For the first time in a very long time, I felt like I had family. You do not know how fast you have been running, how hard you have been working, how truly exhausted you are, until someone stands behind you and says, “It’s OK, you can fall down now. I’ll catch you.” So I fell down. And Harry caught me.”
Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

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