Restless Quotes

Quotes tagged as "restless" (showing 1-30 of 50)
Libba Bray
“Do you ever feel that way?"
"Lonely?"
I search for the words. "Restless. As if you haven't really met yourself yet. As is you'd passed yourself once in the fog, and your heart leapt - 'Ah! There I Am! I've been missing that piece!' But it happens too fast, and then that part of you disappears into the fog again. And you spend the rest of your days looking for it."
He nods, and I think he's appeasing me. I feel stupid of having said it. It's sentimental and true, and I've revealed a part of myself I shouldn't have.
"Do you know what I think?" Kartik says at last.
"What?"
"Sometimes, I think you can glimpse it in another.”
Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing

Charlotte Brontë
“I could not help it: the restlessness was in my nature; it agitated me to pain sometimes.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Patrick deWitt
“The creak of bed springs suffering under the weight of a restless man is as lonely a sound as I know.”
Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers

Amit Kalantri
“When you are lonely for a while don't get restless, if you had born alone, you are going to die alone then for sometime you can certainly live alone.”
Amit Kalantri

Paul E. Miller
“God takes everyone he loves through a desert. It is his cure for our wandering hearts, restlessly searching for a new Eden...
The best gift of the desert is God's presence... The protective love of the Shepherd gives me courage to face the interior journey.”
Paul E. Miller, A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World

Sanober  Khan
“Do not turn me
into
restless waters

if you cannot promise
to be my stream.”
Sanober Khan

Michael Xavier
“Wild things have restless wings that too often need to fly.”
Michael Xavier

Kimberly Derting
“She would be trouble, this one; the fact that he was lying awake now was proof of that.”
Kimberly Derting, The Pledge

Sebastian Faulks
“The end-of-summer winds make people restless.”
Sebastian Faulks, Engleby

Kathy Hepinstall
“Those who wake at this hour feel a lonely separation from everyone but night birds and ghost crabs, never imagining the legion of kindred souls scattered in the darkness, who stare at ceilings and pace floors and look out windows and covet and worry and mourn.”
Kathy Hepinstall, Blue Asylum

Robert Southey
“Our restlessness in this world seems to indicate that we are intended for a better. We have all of us a longing after happiness; and surely the Creator will gratify all the natural desires he has implanted in us.”
Robert Southey

Sinclair Lewis
“I was feeling rational and restless, which is horrible for watching movies”
Sinclair Lewis, Arrowsmith

John Steinbeck
“Beside them, little pot-bellied men in light suits and panama hats; clean, pink men with puzzled, worried eyes, with restless eyes. Worried because formulas do not work out; hungry for security and yet sensing its disappearance from the earth. In their lapels the insignia of lodges and service clubs, places where they can go and, by a weight of numbers of little worried men, reassure themselves that business is noble and not the curious ritualized thievery they know it is; that business men are intelligent in spite of the records of their stupidity; that they are kind and charitable in spite of the principles of sound business; that their lives are rich instead of the thin tiresome routines they know; and that a time is coming when they will not be afraid any more.”
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

Jasleen Kaur Gumber
“Dear Waves,
You have been restless all your life? Or maybe uneasy? I don't know quite. Oscillating between faiths, swinging between shores!
Yet when we sit next to you on those sands, do you never feel like sharing what bothers you so much?”
Jasleen Kaur Gumber

Carl Henegan
“There is never a restless night for the dark soul. They sleep well within a destiny sealed and accepted in trade for the spoils of the earth”
Carl Henegan

Moonshine Noire
“I could be the drumbeat in your chest like madness before a storm swirling restlessly.”
Moonshine Noire

Seth Adam Smith
“And so I tell you, restless one, that no matter what happens, when things get dark, look to the light and keep moving forward in faith.”
Seth Adam Smith, Rip Van Winkle and the Pumpkin Lantern

Dada Bhagwan
“If a train is two minutes late in leaving, one will become impatient, ‘when will the train leave, when will it leave?’ This world is not worth getting impatient restless about.”
Dada Bhagwan

Michael Bassey Johnson
“You have to choose whether to go to a restless sleep or to stay awake and fight for a blissful night rest.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims

Madeleine Brent
“I'm afraid I'm a restless person”
Madeleine Brent, Stranger at Wildings

C. Robert Cargill
“It's as if some bored ethereal being is fiddling with the remote control to his imagination, clicking channel after channel without finding anything to capture his interest for very long.”
C. Robert Cargill, Dreams and Shadows

Liz  Newman
“Like radars, restless and searching.”
Liz Newman

Marisa Donnelly
“I kissed and kissed
until I could almost forget
how restless I’d become.”
Marisa Donnelly, Somewhere on a Highway

Marisa Donnelly
“Maybe our bodies
are just hearts
with legs
and that’s why we’re so quick
to run.”
Marisa Donnelly, Somewhere on a Highway

Amit Kalantri
“The information age is converting a human from loving to logical and replacing his peace with the pain.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“Air of your country; when it comes. Brings your fragrance.
It makes my soul Impatient and I wish to see you with a thousand eyes.”
Asif

D.H. Lawrence
“To Connie, everything in her world and life seemed worn out, and her dissatisfaction was older than the hills.”
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

D.H. Lawrence
“You had to take it out some way or other, your youth, or it ate you up. But what a ghastly thing, this youth! you felt as old as Methuselah, and yet the thing fizzed somehow, and didn't let you be comfortable. A mean sort of life! And no prospect!”
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

“I dont want ordinary, i will tire easily of that, my restless spirit needs someone that knows how to lead my stubborn heart into adventure and show me new paths through old doorways, whether in sight or in mind. Give me 9-5, comfort and medicore and i'll leave faster than i entered. I know not much about love but ive experienced much about what it isn't.”
Nikki rowe

“Even in those rest times, though, often we are really restless and dissatisfied with the way we rest.”
Curtis Zachary

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