Harsh Truth Quotes

Quotes tagged as "harsh-truth" (showing 1-21 of 21)
Neil Gaiman
“As sure as water's wet and days are long and a friend will always disappoint you in the end.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Dave Eggers
“If you don't want anyone to know about your existence, you might as well kill yourself. You're taking up space, air.”
Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

“We're walking with our eyes on everyone else, ignoring the screams that come from the people buried alive underneath our feet. Yet we say we're here for each other and say we care. And we hypocritically wonder why everyone is walking passed our own screams as though we don't do the same.”
Caitlyn Paige

Humayun Ahmed
“কঠিন মানসিক যন্ত্রণায় কাউকে দগ্ধ করার আনন্দের কাছে সব আনন্দই ফিকে।”
Humayun Ahmed, ময়ূরাক্ষী

Sheryl Sandberg
“I'm sorry if this sounds harsh or surprises anyone, but this is where we are. If you want the outcome to be different, you will have to do something about it.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Northern Adams
“Contrary to popular opinion or the escapist trends of society, false hope is in no way better than a harsh truth. A harsh truth is painful to accept, but there's healing at the end. False hope, on the other hand, is a very dangerous thing that offers no reward. Not immediately, nor with the passage of time. It never pays off.”
Northern Adams, Mickey and the Gargoyle

Heena Rathore P.
“Sometimes my own darkness scares me.”
Heena Rathore P.

Stephen King
“Also, I'm angry. I know life is hard, I think everyone knows that in their hearts, but why does it have to be cruel, as well? Why does it have to bite?”
Stephen King, 11/22/63

“Keeping secrets is a survival tactic.”
Kaede Lazares, Pathline

“There was no better way to sell a lie, she knew, than to sprinkle it with truth.”
Kaede Lazares

Stephen King
“The world has given me a good life since then, I won't deny it, but sometimes I hate the world, anyway. Dick Cheney, that apologist for water boarding and for too long chief preacher in the Holy Church of Whatever it Takes, got a brand-new heart while I was writing this - how about that? He lives on; other people have died.”
Stephen King, Joyland

Aravind Adiga
“And our nation, though it has no drinking water, electricity, sewage system, public transportation, sense of hygiene, discipline, courtesy, or punctuality, does have entrepreneurs.”
Aravind Adiga

E.A. Bucchianeri
“I dispute the point that nuclear energy is 'clean' and 'cost-effective'. As I recall, when we first harnessed nuclear power it was to drop an atom bomb on a civilian population, not to save the environment. However, you must admit, the victors are never tried for war crimes.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

Robin S. Sharma
“There is a huge value placed in our world on doing what everyone else is doing and thinking as everyone else is thinking.”
Robin S. Sharma, The Saint, the Surfer, and the CEO: A Remarkable Story about Living Your Heart's Desires

Alice  Walsh
“Emotional exhibitionism is one block away from whoring for attention.”
Alice Walsh, A Poker Game of Love

“We all lie, we all keep secrets.”
Kaede Lazares, Pathline

Joe Hill
“But it turned out life was more like the kind of song the Stones wrote: you didn't get any satisfaction, you took one hit to the body after another, if you were a woman you were a bitch who belonged under someone's thumb, and if you wanted mother's little helper from your dear doctor you better have the silver, take it or leave it, and don't come crying for sympathy, that was just for the devil.”
Joe Hill

Alice  Walsh
“All women like to think they‟re special. Even the ones that aren‟t.”
Alice Walsh, A Poker Game of Love

Alice  Walsh
“ [...] all women want to be objectified.”
Alice Walsh, A Poker Game of Love

Toni Morrison
“This soil is bad for certain kinds of flowers. Certain seeds it will not nurture, certain fruit it will not bear, and when the land kills of its own volition, we acquiesce and say the victim had no right to live. We are wrong, of course, but it doesn't matter. It's too late. At least on the edge of my town, among the garbage and the sunflowers of my town, it's much, much, much too late.”
Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye

Salman Aziz
“People are always busy in trying to manipulate and dominate others!”
Salman Aziz

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