Best 78 of Now and then quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

Samuel Johnson

Genius now and then produces a lucky trifle. We still read the Dove of Anacreon, and Sparrow of Catullus; and a writer naturally pleases himself with a performance which owes nothing to the subject.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Robert Graves

About this business of being a gentleman: I paid so heavily for the fourteen years of my gentleman's education that I feel entitled, now and then, to get some sort of return.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ian Bogost

Every now and then if you try, you can discover something new.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Amber Rubarth

I still only play by ear. I don't have any training. But the piano actually makes more sense to me than guitar, even though I play more guitar now. And then, it wasn't till later that I started really writing songs. Writing songs was an outlet that I needed, so I became obsessed with it. It allowed me to express a bunch of stuff that had been piling up.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Max Aitken

On the rock bound coast of New Brunswick the waves break incessantly. Every now and then comes a particularly dangerous wave that breaks viciously into the rock. It is called 'The Rage.' That's me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George Carlin

Somebody once said that Hollywood is based on a lot of producers deliberately making bad movies, and every now and then somebody gets lucky.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Publilius Syrus

It is as well now and then not to remember all we know.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George Eliot

It is pleasant to have a kind word now and then when one is not near enough to have a kind glance or a hearty shake by the hand.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Andy Borowitz

The hardest thing about life is that every now and then you have to do things so you have something to tweet about.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Adam Pascal

Now and then I find a kitschy series I love.

By Anonym 13 Sep

A. Whitney Brown

I never joined, but I used to go to church now and then. I liked it, because they always passed out plates of money at the end.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Peter Handke

No one can be trusted who isn't thrilled with himself at least now and then.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Steele

Conversation never sits easier upon us than when we now and then discharge ourselves in a symphony of laughter, which may not improperly be called the chorus of conversation.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jodi Picoult

We make messes of our lives, but every now and then, we manage to do something that's exactly right. The challenge is figuring out which is which.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Philip Guston

Painting seems like impossibility, with only a sign now and then of its own light.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Jefferson

If the happiness of the mass of mankind can be secured at the expense of a little tempest now and then, or even of a little blood, it will be a precious purchase.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George Jean Nathan

It is also said of me that I now and then contradict myself. Yes, I improve wonderfully as time goes on.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stan Freberg

Well, we're all a little hostile every now and then, some of us are able to sublimate, others of us can't adjust. You know how it is.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kevin Spacey

Theatre is alive and it is now, and then it's gone.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Horace

Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense, now and then, is pleasant.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Junot Diaz

I just want some space to myself every now and then. Every time I’m with you I have this sense that you want something from me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kit Harington

I like a good cry every now and then. It releases something. There are times in my life when I'm meant to cry, but I don't actually cry. But then I can be walking down the street and it's been a few months, and things get on top of me - that's when I find myself crying.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Oliver Reed

I like to give my inhibitions a bath now and then.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Neil Gaiman

Set your fantasies in the here and now and then, if challenged, claim to be writing Magical Realism.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Hunt Jackson

Now and then one sees a face which has kept its smile pure and undefiled. Such a smile transfigures; such a smile, if the artful but know it, is the greatest weapon a face can have.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

An admiral should be put to death now and then to encourage the others.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mark Twain

Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Joe Hill

If you didn't have me to rake you over the coals now and then, there wouldn't be any fire in your life at all.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tanith Lee

In the greater part of humankind there resides an instinct for survival. It is this which can clutch at straws and effect a rescue from them. It is this which can, now and then, outwit fate.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Fred Saberhagen

I am generally way out of touch with trends, except now and then I am surprised to find myself leading one, like sympathetic vampires.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mariah Carey

True diva could not live without smart remark every now and then, a good sip of water.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Collin Raye

Between now and then, 'til I see you again, I'll be loving you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Star Jones

Yes, I know and then in the same time period within those nine years I lost 150 pounds.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ariel Durant

It is good a philosopher should remind himself, now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Angie Harmon

We have just had the most amazing time. Every now and then, we'll come across a review where the person didn't like it and we're like, "What? Really? How could you not like it?" All of us like it so much, and we have such a great time at work. We've just been really blessed, and we're all standing here going, "Wait a minute, how did this happen?" It's been awesome.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Gay

A Wolf eats sheep but now and then; Ten thousands are devour'd by men. An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretend friend is worse.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Pico Iyer

Going nowhere isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ethel Lynn Beers

All quiet along the Potomac they say Except now and then a stray picket Is shot as he walks on his beat, to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Phyllis Mcginley

A bit of trash now and then is good for the severest reader. It provides the necessary roughage in the literary diet.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Curtis Armstrong

Every now and then say, 'What the fu©k.' 'What the fu©k' gives you freedom. Freedom brings opportunity. Opportunity makes your future.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gregory Maguire

All our lives are activity without meaning; we burrow ratlike into life and we squirm ratlike through it and ratlike we are flung into our graves at the end. Now and then, why shouldn't we hear a voice of prophecy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Kaat

Every now and then they threw one where I was swinging.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billy Crystal

I always came away thinking "I'd like to see her more," you know? And then when [Parental Guidance] was ready to be cast, we thought - Bette [Midler]. So we called her.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George Eliot

... one's own faults are always a heavy chain to drag through life and one can't help groaning under the weight now and then.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Ford

I am... a mushroom; On whom the dew of heaven drops now and then.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mark Twain

Canadian girls are so pretty it's a relief now and then to see a plain one.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Larry Fitzgerald

I have some sweets now and then, but I wouldnt say I have a major sweet tooth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Kostova

In those days, I still thoroughly enjoyed the romance I called "by myself"; I didn't know yet how it gets lonely, picks up a sharp edge later on that ruins a day now and then-- ruins more than that, if you're not careful.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Armour

It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Neil Strauss

We're just fragile machines programmed with a false sense of our own importance. And every now and then the universe sends a reminder that we don't really matter to it.