Quotes About Mess

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Diana Wynne Jones
“You must admit I have a right to live in a pigsty if I want.”
Diana Wynne Jones, Howl's Moving Castle

Rainbow Rowell
“What you are is a fucking tragedy, Simon Snow. You literally couldn't be a bigger mess."
He tries to kiss me, but I pull back- "And you like that?"
"I love it." He says
"Why?"
"Because we match.”
Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

Roseanne Barr
“Excuse the mess, but we live here.”
Roseanne Barr

Sarah Dessen
“All those clean, fresh starts had made me forget what it was like, until now, to be messy and honest and out of control. To be real.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye
tags: mess, real

Sanhita Baruah
“Often it feels like I am breathing today only because a few years back I had no idea which nerve to cut...”
Sanhita Baruah

Anna Todd
“My life before him was so simple and decided, now after him...It's just...After.”
Anna Todd, After

Tite Kubo
“Well if that's the kind of pride you're talking about, you can bet your ass, I'm going to mess with it.”
Tite Kubo

J. Courtney Sullivan
“The girls said she was too cynical about love, but how could you not be? On the surface, relations between men and women were all soft kisses and white gowns and hand-holding. But underneath they were a scary, complicated, ugly mess, just waiting to rise to the surface.”
J. Courtney Sullivan, Commencement

“I'm a mess right now I can't eat can't sleep
Bills are piling high ain't worked in three weeks
Ain't bathed can't shave cause my heart is so tender like living in a blender
I'm shaken and I'm stirred”
Anthony Hamilton

Michael Chabon
“There was something unmistakably exultant about the mess that Rosa had made. Her bedroom-studio was at once the canvas, journal, museum, and midden of her life. She did not “decorate” it; she infused it.”
Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

Jay Rayner
“Too often we only identify the crucial points in our lives in retrospect. At the time we are too absorbed in the fetid detail of the moment to spot where it is leading us. But not this time. I was experiencing one of my dad’s deafening moments. If my life could be understood as a meal of many courses (and let’s be honest, much of it actually was), then I had finished the starters and I was limbering up for the main event. So far, of course, I had made a stinking mess of it. I had spilled the wine. I had dropped my cutlery on the floor and sprayed the fine white linen with sauce. I had even spat out some of my food because I didn’t like the taste of it.

“But it doesn’t matter because, look, here come the waiters. They are scraping away the debris with their little horn and steel blades, pulled with studied grace from the hidden pockets of their white aprons. They are laying new tablecloths, arranging new cutlery, placing before me great domed wine glasses, newly polished to a sparkle. There are more dishes to come, more flavors to try, and this time I will not spill or spit or drop or splash. I will not push the plate away from me, the food only half eaten. I am ready for everything they are preparing to serve me. Be in no doubt; it will all be fine.” (pp.115-6)”
Jay Rayner, Eating Crow: A Novel of Apology

Jodi Picoult
“Eric understands that the world is rarely the way it is supposed to be. And he knows that, given the chance, we don't have to wait for someone to make messes of our lives. We do a good enough job, ourselves.”
Jodi Picoult, Vanishing Acts

Douglas Adams
“It's good to leave your room super-messy when you're away. Whoever tries to break into your room will thought it has already been ransacked.”
Douglas Adams

Markus Zusak
“I bet that guy was as obsessed with Sarah as I am with this other girl, and I bet he promised himself never to hurt her, just like I've been doin' - and look what he's done to her. He's left her a crumpled mess, lyin' on her bed all the time.”
Markus Zusak, Underdog

“Others can't always define your true identity. They see what they 'want' to see but beyond your mess, God sees the beauty He created and still thinks it's good!”
Chinonye J. Chidolue

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“An exceptional future can only be built on the transformation of the mess I’ve made out of my past, not the elimination of that mess.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Alfa H
“Her mind is a mess, and she has no intention of cleaning today.”
Alfa H, Abandoned Breaths

Parul Wadhwa
“The food in the hostel mess is worst of a kind. The grief in my words reach easily to those who have "been there and done that" Chapatti in the meal is either so uncooked or overly cooked and you can only expect dal in the ocean of water when you are ready to swim.”
Parul Wadhwa, The Masquerade

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Many a mess, but greater the grace of mercy.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Wendy Francis
“Maybe her husband was right: maybe change didn't necessarily mean disaster. Maybe the mess of life was the very thing she was supposed to enjoy instead of always fighting it, trying to impose order. The universe was trying to tell her something - was it, perhaps, to let go?”
Wendy Francis, The Summer of Good Intentions

Elizabeth Buchan
“Was it possible to find recompense, meaning, connection with others amidst the mess and the muddle ?”
Elizabeth Buchan, Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman

Richie Norton
“The bigger the mess, the greater the progress.”
Richie Norton

“Sometimes while waiting for God's promises to come to pass, we messed up things and go into so many troubles, but God’s mercy has never failed in bringing us out of them all.”
Bamigboye Olurotimi

Chelsea Sedoti
“She didn't mind the streaks of color I'd left on her fur. Unlike me, she didn't see it as a mess.”
Chelsea Sedoti, The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett

Christina Engela
“Soon it would be his turn. Kaine wondered how he would meet Death. His ship was a mess, in every sense of the word. Systems were in disarray, damaged equipment malfunctioning, and control panels shattered by blaster-fire littered the decks. In the fighting, severe hull damage had caused parts of the ship to be sealed off. Dead bodies – or raw red chunks of them – lay everywhere. The corridors were dark where the lights had failed. His footsteps echoed eerily as he ran down them. He’d been on the run for what felt like days. He felt naked, his tattered, sweat-drenched tunic clinging to his body, especially under his breastplate. Fatigue had caused him to discard his body amour. It was of no realistic use anyway, and just made him hotter and sweatier, made stealthy movement more difficult – and weighed him down.”
Christina Engela, Demonspawn

“Life is like a mess you do outside but still clean home”
Xainee

“Life goes nowhere. We are the ones who have tried to get somewhere and made a mess of life.”
Marty Rubin

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Without the mess, who treasure the mercy of the Maker?”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The mess is wiped by the mercy of the Maker.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

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