Room Quotes

Quotes tagged as "room" Showing 1-30 of 140
“Many people hear voices when no one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing.”
Margaret Chittenden

Erik Pevernagie
“Love has the power to create an inviting space in the lives of people. But if daily routine kills dreamy or passionate thoughts, the constraint of the room may become oppressive and the emptiness unbearable. The room loses then its original fullness and turns into a place of nothingness. ( " Another empty room" )”
Erik Pevernagie

Erik Pevernagie
“For some, life may be a playground to undermine the brainwaves of others or simply a vainglorious game with an armory of theatrics, illustrating only bleak self-deception, haughty narcissism and dim deficiency in empathy. ("Another empty room")”
Erik Pevernagie

Erik Pevernagie
“When love becomes a play of squirming mindgames or a tinderbox of mental conflicts, emotional benchmarks need an unremitting reset. ("Another empty room")”
Erik Pevernagie

Jeaniene Frost
“Care to see your room?” -Bones
Let me guess—it’s that smashed‐up car right over there." -Cat”
Jeaniene Frost, Destined for an Early Grave

Erik Pevernagie
“It is so simple and easy to hate and so grueling and hard to love, when the emotional “love forever”- revelation has become a crumbling “love never, ever again”- crack-up. There is no route back to a paradise lost, when the bonds of trust have, irrevocably, been blasted. ("Another empty room")”
Erik Pevernagie

Francis Bacon
“The only really interesting thing is
what happens between two people in a room.”
Francis Bacon

James Baldwin
“But it was not the room’s disorder which was frightening; it was the fact that when one began searching for the key to this disorder, one realized that it was not to be found in any of the usual places. For this was not a matter of habit or circumstance or temperament; it was a matter of punishment and grief.”
James Baldwin, Giovanni's Room

“Grief was like a newborn, and the first three months were hard as hell, but by six months you'd recognized defeat, shifted your life around, and made room for it.”
Ann Brashares, Sisterhood Everlasting

Audrey Niffenegger
“When it's over you look up: the world looks the same but you are somehow different and that feeling lingers for days.”
Audrey Niffenegger
tags: room

“He found himself in a room not unlike the shop. All books again, packed tight on shelves or laying in piles on every surface. It was a cozy room, for all that ; it smelled of warm, rich words and very deep thoughts.”
Jenny Nimmo, Midnight for Charlie Bone

Vera Nazarian
“The Gingerbread House has four walls, a roof, a door, a window, and a chimney. It is decorated with many sweet culinary delights on the outside.

But on the inside there is nothing—only the bare gingerbread walls.

It is not a real house—not until you decide to add a Gingerbread Room.

That’s when the stories can move in.

They will stay in residence for as long as you abstain from taking the first gingerbread bite.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Marcel Proust
“The air of those rooms was saturated with the fine bouquet of a silence so nourishing, so succulent, that I never went into them without a sort of greedy anticipation, particularly on those first mornings, chilly still, of the Easter holidays, when I could taste it more fully because I had only just arrived in Combray[...]”
Marcel Proust, Du côté de chez Swann

Israelmore Ayivor
“If your thoughts are as tall as the height of your ceiling, you can’t fly above your room.”
Israelmore Ayivor, You Can Rise

Fernand Dumont
“When a small night-lamp alone illuminated our love-making, it became a very small, circular room which silently passed through nights humming with stars.”
Fernand Dumont, La Région du cœur et autres textes
tags: room, sex, stars

Robert Macfarlane
“In the right frame of mind, to walk from one room in a house to another can be exploration of the highest order. To a child a back garden can be an unknown country.”
Robert Macfarlane, Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination

Dan Chaon
“In the basement of Sydney's new house is a little room that is about the size and shape of a coffin.”
Dan Chaon, Stay Awake

Iqra Iqbal
“Sunset Room

The evening slowly ambered and the sun got cold yet fervent. There was emptiness without any sign of human activity. Room was filled with sun rays relaxing on the sofas, mashing and peeking through the glass window. Everything was depicting the
the absence of life yet illuminating by the warmth.”
iqra iqbal

Steven Magee
“I disliked working inside the inverter rooms at the dangerous Desoto Solar Farm because there was not sufficient room to throw yourself back if you were in the process of being electrocuted!”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“It was strange to be supervising summit workers that I would routinely see taking company supplied drugs in the medical room.”
Steven Magee, Summit Brain

Steven Magee
“The elephant in the room during the media coverage of the hurricane Ian disaster was the lack of reporting of the number of people reported missing to law enforcement.”
Steven Magee

Darnell Lamont Walker
“Stop giving yourself away then telling us you ”lost” yourself. It doesn’t work that way. Your hands are big enough to hold on to you AND grab the new things you love.”
Darnell Lamont Walker

“There will be room for lies and delusions
as long as people continue to believe in what they have never seen.”
Augusto Branco

“It was no struggle to get him back to his room with the excuse I wanted to hear his enthralling music again before returning to my dorm. He, the sweet dope, didn't understand I wanted to be the one making it with an orchestra of bedsprings.”
Valentine Glass, The Temptation of Eden

Mehmet Murat ildan
“A flower, a painting or an item you put in an empty room only fills the place where it is placed; but a man sitting in an empty room fills an entire room with his thoughts!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Holly Black
“I follow him behind the throne and off the dais, where a small door is set against the stone wall, half hidden by ivy. I've never been here before.

Cardan sweeps aside the ivy, and we go in.

It is a small room, clearly intended for intimate meetings and assignations. Its walls are covered in moss, with small glowing mushrooms climbing them, casting a pale white light on us. There's a low couch upon which people could sit or recline, as the situation called for.

We are alone in a way we have not been alone for a long time, and when he takes a step toward me, my heart skips a beat.”
Holly Black, The Wicked King

Anthony T. Hincks
“You can't Boom! Boom! Boom! if there's no Room! Room! Room!”
Anthony T. Hincks

Mehmet Murat ildan
“You cannot move freely in a full room; a full mind has the same problem! In order to expand your range of motion and feel free, you need to put a lot of things out of your mind!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

“Whatever you do don't be the grass, and when you become an elephant then your job as a black man is to speak for the grasses. Not quite long ago your race was not just the grass they were considered weeds.”
Seun Ayilara

Mitta Xinindlu
“When the energy in the room doesn't feel right, probably, it's not right. But sometimes it's also because of you.”
Mitta Xinindlu

« previous 1 3 4 5