Invisible Quotes

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George Carlin
“Tell people there's an invisible man in the sky who created the universe, and the vast majority will believe you. Tell them the paint is wet, and they have to touch it to be sure.”
George Carlin

Chuck Palahniuk
“If I can't be beautiful, I want to be invisible.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

Vladimir Nabokov
“The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible”
Vladimir Nabokov

George Eliot
“O may I join the choir invisible
Of those immortal dead who live again
In minds made better by their presence; live
In pulses stirred to generosity,
In deeds of daring rectitude...”
George Eliot, O May I Join the Choir Invisible! And Other Favourite Poems

Dejan Stojanovic
“To hear never-heard sounds,
To see never-seen colors and shapes,
To try to understand the imperceptible
Power pervading the world;
To fly and find pure ethereal substances
That are not of matter
But of that invisible soul pervading reality.
To hear another soul and to whisper to another soul;
To be a lantern in the darkness
Or an umbrella in a stormy day;
To feel much more than know.
To be the eyes of an eagle, slope of a mountain;
To be a wave understanding the influence of the moon;
To be a tree and read the memory of the leaves;
To be an insignificant pedestrian on the streets
Of crazy cities watching, watching, and watching.
To be a smile on the face of a woman
And shine in her memory
As a moment saved without planning.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Paul Auster
“You're too good for this world, and because of that the world will eventually crush you.”
Paul Auster, Invisible

Erica O'Rourke
“People spot a big black lens, and they worry about what they're doing, or how their hair looks. Nobody see the person holding the camera.”
Erica O'Rourke, Torn

J.K. Rowling
“I don't need a cloak to become invisible.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Jenny Valentine
“I smiled back and I thought
how incredible that was, that they would find the time to smile. There was goodness in the world still, even if you couldn’t always see it.”
Jenny Valentine, Broken Soup

Taylor Swift
“She can't see the way your eyes will light up when you smile...”
Taylor Swift

Cecelia Ahern
“If invisible people eat invisible food does invisible wind blow invisible trees?”
Cecelia Ahern, If You Could See Me Now

Oscar Wilde
“People say sometimes that Beauty is superficial. That may be so. But at least it is not so superficial as Thought is. To me, Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Rebecca McNutt
“You don't have to be invisible to disappear.”
Rebecca McNutt

Georgette Heyer
“I was under the impression that I warned you that in London country ways will not do, Frederica!”
“You did!” she retorted. “And although I can’t say that I paid much heed to your advice it so happens that I am accompanied today by my aunt!”
“Who adds invisibility to her other accomplishments!”
Georgette Heyer, Frederica

Toba Beta
“Many realities hidden behind wall of perception.”
Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

Jean Lorrain
“You see, the strangeness of my case is that now I no longer fear the invisible, I’m terrified by reality.”
Jean Lorrain

Lauren Oliver
“I'm a nonperson, a shadow, a ghost. Even before the accident I'm not sure that I was a whole person - that's what I'm realizing now. And I'm not sure where the damage begins.”
Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

Dejan Stojanovic
“Heavenly bodies are nests of invisible birds.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Creator

Italo Calvino
“what he sought was always something lying ahead, and even if it was a matter of the past it was a past that changed gradually as he advanced on his journey, because the traveller's past changes according to the route he has followed: not the immediate past, that is, to which each day that goes by adds a day, but the more remote past. Arriving at each new city, the traveller finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places.”
Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Italo Calvino
“After a seven days' march through woodland, the traveler directed toward Baucis cannot see the city and yet he has arrived. The slender stilts that rise from the ground at a great distance from one another and are lost above the clouds support the city. You climb them with ladders. On the ground the inhabitants rarely show themselves: having already everything they need up there, they prefer not to come down. Nothing of the city touches the earth except those long flamingo legs on which it rests and, when the days are sunny, a pierced, angular shadow that falls on the foilage.

"There are three hypotheses about the inhabitants of Baucis: that they hate the earth; that they respect it so much they avoid all contact; that they love it as it was before they existed and with spyglasses and telescopes aimed downward they never tire of examining it, leaf by leaf, stone by stone, ant by ant, contemplating with fascination their own absence.”
Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Toba Beta
“The good enemy accompanies you on the journey,
but you will never reach your destination with him.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Sun Tzu
“Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible; and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.”
Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Edgar Rice Burroughs
“They say that none of us exists, except in the imagination of his fellows, other than as an intangible, invisible mentality.”
Edgar Rice Burroughs

Toba Beta
“If you think you don't have enemies, then they have won.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Dejan Stojanovic
“How alive is thought, invisible, yet without thought there is no sight.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Italo Calvino
“Journeys to relive your past?' was the Khan's question at this point, a question which could also have been formulated: 'Journeys to recover your future?'
And Marco's answer was: 'Elsewhere is a negative mirror. The traveller recognizes the little that is his, discovering the much he has not had and will
never have.”
Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Melissa Bank
“But then you hear that he can't hear you, you see that he can't see you. You are not here--and you haven't even died yet. You see yourself through his eyes, as The Generic Woman, the skirted symbol on the ladies' room door.”
Melissa Bank, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

Kim Edwards
“That there were other worlds, invisible, unknown, beyond imagination even, was a revelation to him.”
Kim Edwards, The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Will Advise
“Silence is the invisibility of talking. I'd take half an argument over half a silence any day. And I'd take peace and quiet over a full-blown argument any other day, unless it's Tuesday.”
Will Advise, Nothing is here...

Will Advise
“The way to be invisible - is to truly be imaginary. But since you cannot imagine yourself, you have to clone your imagination into being an image of yourself. Imagine that.”
Will Advise, Nothing is here...

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