Hourglass Quotes

Quotes tagged as "hourglass" Showing 1-28 of 28
Myra McEntire
“If he wasn't already holding my heart in the palm of his hand, I would have taken it out and given it to him right then.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

Laini Taylor
“He dreamed of deserts and great empty cities and imagined he could feel the minutes and hours of his life running through him, as though he were nothing but an hourglass of flesh and bone.”
Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer

Myra McEntire
“Aren't I supposed to be brave, fearless? Isn't that what the world expects?"

"Screw what the world expects. Think about all the things you've faced. You cracked, but you didn't break. You're still standing. I'd call that fearless. You've already conquered so much.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

Jules Renard
“Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.”
Jules Renard

Myra McEntire
“You know, Scarlett, Rhett didn't give a damn, and frankly, I don't either.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

Myra McEntire
“I wanted to be alone with him. Really alone. "Maybe we should take this back to my place." He lifted his head to look at me, a strange expression on his face. I let out a nervous giggle. "That sounded better in my head."

"It sounded pretty damn good out of it.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

Myra McEntire
“Funny, gorgeous, and a genius. What a package." He backed out of the parking space, smiling as he drove away.
I loved that he left crazy off the list.
I loved it even more that he would never think to add it.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

Myra McEntire
“Getting a full-body buzz with a guy I'd just met was as weird as seeing dead people. But much more enjoyable.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

Myra McEntire
“He bent down burying his face in my neck. I reached back to grab onto the iron bars behind me to hold myself up. My jacket slipped off my shoulders. I was pretty sure I was on fire and at that moment I would have sworn that bursting into flame was a glorious way to go.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

Chuck Palahniuk
“Dude, the place is filling up," I say. "It feels like we're living in the bottom half of an hourglass."
Like somehow we're running out of time.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

Myra McEntire
“Tuxedo Guy looked even better the closer he got to us- tall wide shoulders, smooth skin, those lips.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

“My legs feel full of sand and stapled together, my mind overflowing with grains of indecision, choices unmade and impatient as time runs out of my body. The small hand of a clock taps me at one and two, three and four, whispering hello, get up, stand up, it's time to
wake up
wake up
"Wake up," he whispers.”
Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

Myra McEntire
“Emerson, you just shared your deepest secret with me. I value that. Don't make light of it."

If he wasn't already holding my heart in the palm of his hand, I would have taken it out and given it to him.”
Myra McEntire, Hourglass

Tabitha Robin
“Though our hourglass runs, one day it shall not, but then our eternity hourglass begins with never ending sands, what mantle do you want to set your hourglass of eternal life upon? This in your choice to make, no one but you can make that decision. So think wisely and live honorable, for your actions will choice the destination of your hourglass.”
Tabitha Robin

Vera Nazarian
“The sand in the hourglass runs from one compartment to the other, marking the passage of moments with something constant and tangible.

If you watch the flowing sand, you might see time itself riding the granules.

Contrary to popular opinion, time is not an old white-haired man, but a laughing child.

And time sings.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Kamand Kojouri
“Clocks were invented to warn us. Tick (time is passing). Tock (time has passed).”
Kamand Kojouri

Samantha Shannon
“The room was an hourglass that hadn't yet turned.”
Samantha Shannon, The Song Rising

Joe L. Wheeler
“As we hypnotically watch the steadily diminishing reserve of sand in life's hourglass, the instincts of a miser surface. Life is now savored, sipped as with a fine 19th Century French wine.”
Joe L. Wheeler

Jules Renard
“L'amore è come una clessidra: man mano che il cuore si riempie, il cervello si svuota.”
Jules Renard

Kenneth Bøgh Andersen
“≫Værre?≪ Filip rystede på hovedet. ≫Hvad er værre end døden?≪
≫Jeg troede, du havde hørt efter, Filip. Der findes masser af ting, der er værre end døden.≪ En fejende armbevægelse præsenterede de mange timeglas, hvor sandet løb både op og ned. ≫Evigt liv, blandt andet.≪”
Kenneth Bøgh Andersen, Dødens terning

Michael David Lukas
“A slippery fish, flashing scales in the water and a noble fighter on the line, but dull as lead at the bottom of the boat.”
Michael David Lukas, The Oracle of Stamboul

Nyki Mack
“Every second that passes is another grain of sand in your hourglass that is gone, forever lost in time.”
Nyki Mack

Soroosh Shahrivar
“Whats unreal is the love we have;
it's like staring at an empty hourglass, with no beginning and no end.”
Soroosh Shahrivar, Letter 19

“He's building bridges to places that don't exist… and probably never will”
Peppi Marchello

Dean F. Wilson
“They continued across the seemingly endless sands, watering every grain with their sweat, anointing every granule with their strain. In the hourglass of time the sands continued to shift, and they couldn't find their way outside the glass. Their shadows struggled with them, hauling and heaving, dropping with them, and clambering up with them, and reminding them constantly that otherwise they were alone.”
Dean F. Wilson, Hopebreaker

Abhijit Naskar
“You may have six-pack or an hourglass figure, but that doesn't make you a human, it only makes you an appealing mating partner in the kingdom of human-looking animals, what does make you a human is being a drop of kindness amidst the sea of selfishness.”
Abhijit Naskar, I Vicdansaadet Speaking: No Rest Till The World is Lifted

“The Ilyushkin 72 ascended through the kingdom of clouds like a steel dragon, powerful and proud. It roared up and away from the snowy private airstrip, leaving in its wake the black ribbon dividing the alpine snowfields of a classified mountain installation.”
Daniel James

John M. Sheehan
“Hour by hour, we build our relationship of love with God, beginning with days and nights of intercourse with Him through His word, worship, praise, and communion as we lay before His feet intercession for those around us.”
John M. Sheehan, Purgatory; A place of pruning Book 1