Exhausted Quotes

Quotes tagged as "exhausted" (showing 1-19 of 19)
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

Tahereh Mafi
“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, The Story of My Experiments With Truth

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

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

Madeleine L'Engle
“I didn't mean to tell you," Mrs. Whatsit faltered. "I didn't mean ever to let you know. But oh, my dears, I did so love being a star!"

"Yyouu are sstill verry yyoungg," Mrs Witch said, her voice faintly chiding.

The Medium sat looking happily at the star-filled sky in her ball, smiling, and nodding and chuckling gently. But Meg noticed that her eyes were drooping, and suddenly her head fell forward and she gave a faint snore.

"Poor thing," Mrs Whatsit said, "we've worn her out. It's very hard work for her.”
Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time

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

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

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“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

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

“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

Paul Hoffman
“In such a beast as this..." (he means the army)"...it was the collective power that went, collapsing like a long-exhausted animal, at once falling under its own weight as much as that of its enemy. It was a collective death and not a matter of bravery or even strength, and once it was down it was finished as a battle.”
Paul Hoffman, The Last Four Things

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

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

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

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

Adélia Prado
“EXHAUSTED

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.
Seed.
Much more than roots.”
Adélia Prado, Bagagem