Best 78 of Now and then quotes - MyQuotes
Starting a long way off the true point, and proceeding by loops and zigzags , we now and then arrive just where we ought to be.
Every now and then we discover in the seething mass of humanity round us a person who does not seem to need anybody else, and the contrast with ourselves is stinging.
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.
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.
A little alarm now and then keeps life from stagnation.
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.
George Jean Nathan
It is also said of me that I now and then contradict myself. Yes, I improve wonderfully as time goes on.
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.
It's not the worst thing to slap a woman now and then.
Somebody once said that Hollywood is based on a lot of producers deliberately making bad movies, and every now and then somebody gets lucky.
Set your fantasies in the here and now and then, if challenged, claim to be writing Magical Realism.
I'll smoke pot every now and then. I cannot see a movie on pot. The number of movies I've seen thinking, This is probably the best I have ever seen, and then I'll see it again sober and think, What was I thinking?
Between now and then, 'til I see you again, I'll be loving you.
I have a string of competitiveness in me. It's really strange 'cause it's not something that I would even expect myself to have, but every now and then it kinda sneaks out, you know.
That's one of the great sadnesses of any life - knowing what you know now and then remembering what you did not know then.
The universe will throw somebody a bone every now and then, and you win the lottery. But for the most part, you get in this life what you put in.
I have not the slightest pretension to call my verses poetry; I write now and then for no other purpose than to relieve depression or to improve my English.
Now and then I find a kitschy series I love.
Theatre is alive and it is now, and then it's gone.
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.
"I am silly, now and then," Sandry admitted. "My mother said I was, anyway." "If you know, you can stop it." Carefully Daja placed a candle behind Trader Koma's image. "Then you've never been silly, or you'd know it just creeps up without any warning.
... 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.
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.
Painting seems like impossibility, with only a sign now and then of its own light.
It is good a philosopher should remind himself, now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity.
What I have found is, anything one keeps hidden should now and then be hidden somewhere else.
Every now and then they threw one where I was swinging.
The hardest thing about life is that every now and then you have to do things so you have something to tweet about.
Every now and then if you try, you can discover something new.
A bit of trash now and then is good for the severest reader. It provides the necessary roughage in the literary diet.
I get twitchy if I don't pick up a guitar or sit at the piano every now and then... I have to do it; I don't have a choice.
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.
No one can be trusted who isn't thrilled with himself at least now and then.
I like to give my inhibitions a bath now and then.
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.
I knew it wasn't good when it happened. It's definitely scary. Every now and then, something brings you back to reality.
Now and then it's good to list all the things you regularly do for which there was once a good reason.
The wind's in the east. . . . I am always conscious of an uncomfortable sensation now and then when the wind is blowing in the east.
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.
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.
Now and then in travel, something unexpected happens that transforms the whole nature of the trip and stays with the traveler.
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.
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.
Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense, now and then, is pleasant.
You must be proud, bold, pleasant, resolute, And now and then stab, as occasion serves.
I do get stopped a bit now and then, but I can go to the supermarket and on the Tube without being noticed. It's usually me that gets starstruck, especially by TV stars.
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.
It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then.
Danger is the spice of life and you’ve got to take a risk now and then…that’s what makes life worthwhile.
Don't be afraid to try again everyone goes south every now and then.