Pieces Quotes

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Chuck Palahniuk
“We've taken the world apart but we have no idea what to do with the pieces.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Asfixia

James Frey
“The Young Man came to the Old Man seeking counsel.
I broke something, Old Man.
How badly is it broken?
It's in a million little pieces.
I'm afraid I can't help you.
Why?
There's nothing you can do.
Why?
It can't be fixed.
Why?
It's broken beyond repair. It's in a million little pieces.”
James Frey, A Million Little Pieces

Vera Nazarian
“A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash, the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Stephen Chbosky
“I feel like a big faker because I've been putting my life back together, and nobody knows.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Carrie Jones
“You know, life fractures us all into little pieces. It harms us, but it's how we glue those fractures back together that make us stronger.”
Carrie Jones, Entice

Kathleen Glasgow
“Everyone has that moment I think, the moment when something so momentous happens that it rips your very being into small pieces. And then you have to stop. For a long time, you gather your pieces. And it takes such a very long time, not to fit them back together, but to assemble them in a new way, not necessarily a better way. More, a way you can live with until you know for certain that this piece should go there, and that one there.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces

Kurt Cobain
“I use bits and pieces of others personalities to form my own.”
Kurt Cobain, Journals

Ilona Andrews
“When I'm with him, I can feel myself getting better. It's like he's picking up broken pieces of me and putting me back together, and I don't even know he's doing it. We never talk about it. We don't go to therapy. He just loves me and that's enough.”
Ilona Andrews, Magic Bleeds

Audre Lorde
“Tell them about how you're never really a whole person if you remain silent, because there's always that one little piece inside you that wants to be spoken out, and if you keep ignoring it, it gets madder and madder and hotter and hotter, and if you don't speak it out one day it will just up and punch you in the mouth from the inside.”
Audre Lorde

James Frey
“Are we biology or God or something higher? I know my heart beats and I listen to it. The beat is biology, but what is the song? ”
James Frey

Rainbow Rowell
“Everytime, he breaks your heart. And everytime, he expects me to pick up the pieces.”
Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

Suzanne Morrison
“I think there's a secret part of me that would like to drop my entire life off a cliff and watch it break into a million pieces”
Suzanne Morrison, Yoga Bitch: One Woman's Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism, and Cigarettes on the Path to Enlightenment

“Without you everything falls apart. Without you it's not as much fun to pick up the pieces.”
Nine Inch Nails

“It may be expedient to take stock of all the affecting pieces that might shatter in the wake of an emotional earthquake, once red flags come up in a committed relationship and an overarching scene has to be fashioned for a recast life experience. ("Waiting for the pieces to fall into place")”
Erik Pevernagie

Rachel Van Dyken
“Sometimes I wonder if we ever truly let anyone completely in. The desire for another human being to know you, all of you, all the pieces, even the ones you’re ashamed of — is huge. But too often, we sit down and sort through the pieces only picking out the pretty ones, leaving the ugly ones behind, not realizing that choosing not to share with someone else is like committing a crime against our very soul”
Rachel Van Dyken, Toxic

K. Ancrum
“If you drop the weight you are carrying, it is okay. You can build yourself back up out of the pieces.”
K. Ancrum, The Wicker King

Karen Quan
“I have always wanted to give you the world, so I started giving you pieces of the oceans that kept us apart.”
Karen Quan, Write like no one is reading

Shel Silverstein
“I can be somebody's and still be my own.”
Shel Silverstein

“At cocktail parties, I played the part of a successful businessman's wife to perfection. I smiled, I made polite chit-chat, and I dressed the part. Denial and rationalization were two of my most effective tools in working my way through our social obligations. I believed that playing the roles of wife and mother were the least I could do to help support Tom's career.
During the day, I was a puzzle with innumerable pieces. One piece made my family a nourishing breakfast. Another piece ferried the kids to school and to soccer practice. A third piece managed to trip to the grocery store. There was also a piece that wanted to sleep for eighteen hours a day and the piece that woke up shaking from yet another nightmare. And there was the piece that attended business functions and actually fooled people into thinking I might have something constructive to offer.
I was a circus performer traversing the tightwire, and I could fall off into a vortex devoid of reality at any moment. There was, and had been for a very long time, an intense sense of despair. A self-deprecating voice inside told me I had no chance of getting better. I lived in an emotional black hole.
p20-21, talking about dissociative identity disorder (formerly multiple personality disorder).”
Suzie Burke, Wholeness: My Healing Journey from Ritual Abuse

Pooja Agnihotri
“The moment you realize that your business is made up of so many pieces, you will see that any of those things can hurt your chances of success when not taken care of.”
Pooja Agnihotri, 17 Reasons Why Businesses Fail :Unscrew Yourself From Business Failure

Belle Aurora
“And when I bake for someone, I give them a little part of myself. It's like giving someone a part of my hear every time."
I look up thoughtfully and shrug.
"I don't know if I like the idea of people buying pieces of me. They are mine to give away when I feel like it. And that makes them special.”
Belle Aurora, Friend-Zoned

Mary E. Pearson
“The information. Every bit that of information that was ever in your brain. But the information is not the mind Jenna. That we've never accomplished before. What we've done with you is groundbreaking. We cracked the code. The mind is an energy that the brain produces. Think of a glass ball twirling on your fingertip. If it falls, it shatters into a million pieces. All the parts of a ball are still there, but it will never twirl with that force on your fingertip again. The brain is the same way.”
Mary E. Pearson, The Adoration of Jenna Fox

Jonathan Anthony Burkett
“I look at this life as a puzzle without all the pieces in the box.”
Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Kevin Jared Hosein
“Your glass seems like it will always be half full even it falls down and shatters to pieces”
K. Jared Hosein , Together We Are Spiders

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Will we choose to be the ‘pieces’ that our sin has blown us into? Or will we turn to the God who can pick up each one and gently assemble them into the ‘whole’ that we’ve never known simply because it’s a ‘whole’ that He has never forgotten?”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“It just smacks you right in the face. Finally, everything starts to come together and snaps into place. This is not always the most pleasing of experiences, but so necessary to turn the page to the next chapter.
One day, all the pieces of your life's puzzle will come at you like a tidal wave, with the lessons for each following closely behind on the very next wave.
Grab a hold of all the pieces, good or bad. Start putting together all the parts of your personal puzzle. Each piece representing a lesson to be learned and applied to your life. Don't leave a single one behind. This puzzle is different than any other. Make this one a priority to finish. Don't ever get up from this one and leave it incomplete. If you do, the pieces will all fall back in the box, and you will reopen the box over and over again until you do finally decide to put it all together.”
Christine E. Szymanski

Peter M. Senge
“Dividing an elephant in half does not produce two small elephants.”
Peter M. Senge, The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“A puzzle with all of the difficult pieces discarded is not about the loss of the puzzle. Much like life, it is about the loss of the picture that the puzzle held for us.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Akshay Vasu
“In her presence, you would always miss the pieces, which aren't even yours.”
Akshay Vasu, The wrecked windows: The whispers of the beautiful hearts

Laura Chouette
“Hope is build with pieces –
so do not dare to suffer more than once;”
Laura Chouette

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