Joshua Gaylord Famous Quotes & Sayings

13 Joshua Gaylord Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Of Dixie Doyle it is said that she could convince grown men of anything. While she is only a mediocre student and a wholly untalented tennis player, she possesses a quality of performed girlishness that turns sex into a ragged paradox for men beyond the age of thirty. She speaks with the hint of a babyish lisp, the pink end of her tongue frequently peeking out from between her teeth, but her eyes are implacable fields of gray that at any moment could conceal everything you imagine - or nothing at all. She might be an X-ray registering the skeleton of your soul, or, like Oscar Wilde's women, she might be a sphinx without a secret. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: Of Dixie Doyle it is said that she could convince grown men of anything. While
Sometimes you hide away a memory because it is so precious that you don't want to dilute it with the attempt to recount it. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: Sometimes you hide away a memory because it is so precious that you don't want
They could hurt you," I insisted.
"Not on purpose. They're just teenagers. We'll be like that too one day.
Joshua Gaylord Sayings: They could hurt you," I insisted. "Not on purpose. They're just teenagers. We'll be like
I thought it must be difficult for him, for boys. They get temperamental when they can't shape the world into what they want it to be. It's easier for girls. Girls are raised knowing that the world is unshapable. So they know better than to fuss. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: I thought it must be difficult for him, for boys. They get temperamental when they
The snow came after two o' clock. It fell faintly in the cones of lamplight, descending like fleets or fairies through the cold sky. I was awake - the only one in town, I was sure - and I was sure those miniature fallen sylphs were for me and my personal delectation. They came for me, because nature likes a saint. They settled on my window sill, they collected on the dark grass of my lawn, they danced and whirled in the wind gusts before my eyes. I put my hand to the windowpane to greet it, the first snow. By the time I woke in the morning, I saw that after the snow had come to me, it had visited everyone. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: The snow came after two o' clock. It fell faintly in the cones of lamplight,
Who's out there?" I say.
"Just teenagers," my father says.
"Why are they like that?"
"That's just the way they are."
"Will I be like that when I grow up?"
"You? Perish the thought.
Joshua Gaylord Sayings: Who's out there?" I say."Just teenagers," my father says."Why are they like that?""That's just the
It's funny how many ways there are to hurt people. As many ways to hurt as there are species of flower. Whole bouquets of hurt. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: It's funny how many ways there are to hurt people. As many ways to hurt
We are always told that honesty and truth are the shining ideals. But sometimes the truth could be used as a punishment. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: We are always told that honesty and truth are the shining ideals. But sometimes the
I am empty space, and I am the light that illuminates that space. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: I am empty space, and I am the light that illuminates that space.
We live our lives by measures of weeks, months, years, but the creatures we truly are, those are exposed in fractions of moments. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: We live our lives by measures of weeks, months, years, but the creatures we truly
Rather than simply being subject to them, I had wanted to know what it felt like to be one of the forces in this world. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: Rather than simply being subject to them, I had wanted to know what it felt
Promises are easy to make. [...] They speak of a defined future to which you are required to adhere. They commit you beyond the length of your experience.

What they do is take away possibility.

Promises are the opposite of hope.
Joshua Gaylord Sayings: Promises are easy to make. [...] They speak of a defined future to which you
Sometimes we are mysteries to ourselves. Joshua Gaylord Sayings: Sometimes we are mysteries to ourselves.