Unfulfilled Quotes

Quotes tagged as "unfulfilled" (showing 1-19 of 19)
Anthony Liccione
“Her complexity is a glorious fire that consumes, while her simplicity goes unapproachable. But if one takes time to understand her, there is something beautiful to find, something simple to be loved. But she goes unloved, for being misunderstood.”
Anthony Liccione

“When scorching passion only leaves ashes of unfulfilled dreams, hope may entice the sprinkling magic of our imagination into livening up the footlights on a new stage of life. ("Taken for a ride")”
Erik Pevernagie

Anthony Liccione
“I can have patience for anything, but it's waiting for love, that kills me a little each day.”
Anthony Liccione

Robert Browning
“Each life unfulfilled, you see;
It hangs still, patchy and scrappy:
We have not sighed deep, laughed free,
Starved, feasted, despaired,—been happy.”
Robert Browning

Sanober  Khan
“I wouldn't mind
if life left me...


burnt to cinders
ripped by storms
scattered...like weeds

celestially wounded

without cherry blossoms
to perish with

but I would cry
with head held in my hands
if it left me...

Sanober Khan, A touch, a tear, a tempest

Anthony Liccione
“I dreamed of dying, long before my dreams have died.”
Anthony Liccione

Anthony Liccione
“Worrying is like a dominoes effect, that rolls from one day into the next, into a week, a month, a year;
never accomplishing anything but stress, until it hits that last tile, which drops unfulfilled to an empty ground.”
Anthony Liccione

“The only difference between you and a dream is I haven’t woken up with you”
John Geddes

Orson Scott Card
“I want to see the king," I said, after explaining who I was.
"Wonderful," said the ancient Nkumai who sat on a cushion near the corner pole of the house. "I'm glad for you."
That was all, and apparently he meant to say no more. "Why are you so glad?" I asked.
"Because it's good for every human being to have an unfulfilled wish. It makes all of life so poignant.”
Orson Scott Card, Treason

Israelmore Ayivor
“We live for our unfulfilled dreams when we are alive. Our fulfilled dreams live for us when we are gone!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Marcel Proust
“But one never finds a cathedral, a wave in a storm, a dancer's leap in the air quite as high as one has been expecting;”
Marcel Proust, In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

Diane Duane
“Most people think it's normal to have a nameless sorrow at the bottom of your soul.”
Diane Duane, Deep Wizardry

Kate McGahan
“It's never too late for love. If you're in a relationship that doesn't satisfy, start asking for what you want and need and just give them more love. Over time they will, they must, respond in one of two important ways. (1) They will leave you for they cannot rise to your higher call for love or (2) They will surprise! They will rise to your higher call. Either way you win. You get another chance to get it right.”
Kate McGahan

Cathy Burnham Martin
“It matters little which party has gotten lazy about delivering what their partner craves. It doesn’t take too many days or weeks for an unsatisfied partner to start to feel love-starved and sadly unfulfilled. If you want great sex in the bedroom, show love to each other outside the bedroom.”
Cathy Burnham Martin, The Bimbo Has Brains: And Other Freaky Facts

Mitch Albom
“You know what that reflects? Unsatisfied lives. Unfulfilled lives. Lives that haven't found meaning. Because if you've found meaning in your life, you don't want to go back. You want to go forward. You want to see more, do more. You can't wait until sixty-five.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“You haven't given your dream your all until it is no longer an unfulfilled wish in your life.”
Edmond Mbiaka,

William A.  Adams
“When a Promise of Leadership is neglected or unfulfilled, trust is broken, engagement erodes, and performance suffers.”
William A. Adams, Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results

James Baldwin
“On each piece of paper I found addresses, telephone numbers, memos of various rendezvous made and kept—or perhaps not kept—people met and remembered, or perhaps not remembered, hopes probably not fulfilled: certainly not fulfilled, or I would not have been standing on that street corner.”
James Baldwin, Giovanni's Room