Line Quotes

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Elisabeth Elliot
“The Word of God I think of as a straight edge, which shows up our own crookedness. We can't really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture.”
Elisabeth Elliot

Cora Carmack
“She said she wanted my best line tomorrow after the show, and now I knew what it was going to be.”
Cora Carmack, Losing It

Marvin Bell
“The war to preserve the privilege of mythmaking”
Marvin Bell, Mars Being Red

Amit Kalantri
“Some of us can live without a society but not without a family.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“In your name, the family name is at last because it's the family name that lasts.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Teri Hall
“Look, we need to make time, but we also need to be somewhat quiet."
She faced him. "I am being quiet!"
Pathik held a finger up to his lips. "Seriously. Quite. You don't really want to attract a lot of attention out here if you can help it."
Rachel didn't like the sound of that. "Are there sheep-cats?”
Teri Hall, The Line

Michele Jaffe
“Are you wearing space pants?" Miranda asked him.
"What?"
How did it end? oh, right. "Because your butt is fine."
He gazed at her in that way he had like he was measuring her for straitjacket. "I think-" he started, then stopped and seemed to be having trouble talking. Cleared his throat three times before saying, "I think the line is 'because your butt is out of this world."
"Oh. That makes a lot more sense. I can see that. See, I read this book about how to get guys to like you and they said it was a line that never failed but i got interrupted in the middle and the line before it was about china-not the country, the kind you eat off of-and that is where the fine part was but i must have gotten them confused. He just kept staring at her.”
Michele Jaffe, Prom Nights from Hell

Jorge Luis Borges
“I have preferred to teach my students not English literature but my love for certain authors, or, even better, certain pages, or even better than that, certain lines. One falls in love with a line, then with a page, then with an author. Well, why not? It is a beautiful process.”
Jorge Luis Borges

Anna B. Doe
“Maybe even all this time, from the time he broke my heart for the first time and I promised myself I’ll never forgive him, I was just waiting for him on the other side of the line.”
Anna B. Doe, Lines

Marie Lu
“Death has a terrible habit of cutting straight through every careful line you've drawn between your present and your future. I had a hundred thousand of these lines, and in one day they were severed, leaving me with nothing but a stack of his medical bills and gambling debt. Death didn't even give me somewhere to direct my anger. All I could do was search the sky.”
Marie Lu, Warcross

Anna B. Doe
“Because the line between love and hate is thin,” I murmur softly. “So-fucking-thin. And I love you more then I hate you.”
Anna B. Doe, Lines

M.F. Moonzajer
“In everyone’s life, there is a line between reality and dreams; but poets don’t have that line.”
M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God ; Poetry

Robert Henri
“Lines are results, do not draw them for themselves. ... Lines give birth to lines. Drawing is not following a line on the model, it is drawing your sense of the thing. ... Make a drawing flow, stopping sometimes, and going on. ... Search for the simple constructive forces, line the lines of a suspension bridge. Get the few main lines and see what lines they call out. ... Have purpose in the places where lines stop.”
Robert Henri

Anna B. Doe
“The line between love and hate is thin.”
Anna B. Doe, Lines

Nell Grey
“...red sings like summer in the shadows, hot on my tongue...”
Nell Grey

“whenever i think about
my mother and father and the amount of cruelty i have ate at their hands i remember that i am the best of them.
and i am at peace.”
Nayyirah Waheed, Nejma
tags: line, poem, true

Amit Chaudhuri
“[T]here's a thin line separating the delicate from the bloodless, in art as in food.”
Amit Chaudhuri, Calcutta: Two Years in the City

Amit Kalantri
“You can take the Indian out of the family, but you cannot take the family out of the Indian.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“God’s reaction towards things is different from ours and He wishes that our reaction will line up with His”
Sunday Adelaja

“Never stand on one spot, always be doing something in line with your calling”
Sunday Adelaja

Anurag Shourie
“There is a very thin line of demarcation between bravery and foolhardiness.”
Anurag Shourie, Half A Shadow

Scarlett Thomas
“It's only the beginning of January, but some daffodils and snowdrops have made it through the earth and stand wetly in little rows by the path. The bus stop is depressing; there's a line of people looking as cold and fragile as the line of flowers [...]”
Scarlett Thomas, The End of Mr. Y

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“As far my priorities are concerned, there’s the front of the line, the end of the line, and everything in-between. And as far as God is concerned, He spends most of His time waiting to get in line.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Steven Magee
“There is a fine line between smart and crazy.”
Steven Magee

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“There's a line in everything, which is too dangerous to cross; because once you cross it, you can not go back.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dave Hutchinson
“The Line was not so much a mode of transport, more a lifestyle choice.”
Dave Hutchinson, Europe in Winter
tags: line

Steven Magee
“My research is indicating that professional astronomers crossed over the line that divides lawful from illegal decades ago.”
Steven Magee

Lidia Yuknavitch
“...what is a couple over time but a line...”
Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water

Steven Magee
“I ordered food takeout during COVID-19 and I was shocked at the dozen unmasked people that were in line waiting for their orders. I never did takeout again.”
Steven Magee

Laura Chouette
“Behind every great line is a mirror.”
Laura Chouette

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