Best 78 of Now and then quotes - MyQuotes
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.
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.
Every now and then if you try, you can discover something new.
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.
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.
Somebody once said that Hollywood is based on a lot of producers deliberately making bad movies, and every now and then somebody gets lucky.
It is as well now and then not to remember all we know.
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.
The hardest thing about life is that every now and then you have to do things so you have something to tweet about.
Now and then I find a kitschy series I love.
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.
No one can be trusted who isn't thrilled with himself at least now and then.
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.
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.
Painting seems like impossibility, with only a sign now and then of its own light.
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.
George Jean Nathan
It is also said of me that I now and then contradict myself. Yes, I improve wonderfully as time goes on.
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.
Theatre is alive and it is now, and then it's gone.
Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense, now and then, is pleasant.
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.
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.
I like to give my inhibitions a bath now and then.
Set your fantasies in the here and now and then, if challenged, claim to be writing Magical Realism.
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.
An admiral should be put to death now and then to encourage the others.
Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.
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.
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.
I am generally way out of touch with trends, except now and then I am surprised to find myself leading one, like sympathetic vampires.
True diva could not live without smart remark every now and then, a good sip of water.
Between now and then, 'til I see you again, I'll be loving you.
Yes, I know and then in the same time period within those nine years I lost 150 pounds.
It is good a philosopher should remind himself, now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A bit of trash now and then is good for the severest reader. It provides the necessary roughage in the literary diet.
Every now and then say, 'What the fu©k.' 'What the fu©k' gives you freedom. Freedom brings opportunity. Opportunity makes your future.
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.
Every now and then they threw one where I was swinging.
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.
... 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.
I am... a mushroom; On whom the dew of heaven drops now and then.
Canadian girls are so pretty it's a relief now and then to see a plain one.
I have some sweets now and then, but I wouldnt say I have a major sweet tooth.
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.
It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then.
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.