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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By John Travolta: You come to work knowing you're going to do good work without any doubt. You You come to work knowing you're going to do good work without any doubt. You can go where you need to go and nothing is wrong and you pick the rightnesses out. If something doesn't work, you let them go, but you don't hold onto those wrongnesses. You just hold onto the rightnesses, so it's a playing field that anyone would want and feel much more comfortable with. — John Travolta
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Edward Humes: He wants to tell her that he is not hopeless, that he is not filled He wants to tell her that he is not hopeless, that he is not filled with hatred or violence, that he is not a number, a 300 or 600 or any hundred, but just a kid with no one and nothing, and who would do anything to make it otherwise. Just tell me how, he wants to scream. He wants to tell her what it's like to have the same dream night after night, that he's playing tag with his little sister, laughing, happy - then waking up and not knowing if the image in his head is a dim memory, or just something his mind cooked up to fill the black hole. Do you know what it's like to have no past? he wants to ask. And behind it all, like a ringing in his ears, is the question that really nags at him all the time, the one that has haunted him since he was six years old and his family evaporated. He wants to ask it, then and there and for good: What did I do wrong back then? What did I do to deserve this life? — Edward Humes
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Lisa Kleypas: Annabelle's eyes stung as she stared at him, while need and inexhaustible tenderness gathered like Annabelle's eyes stung as she stared at him, while need and inexhaustible tenderness gathered like an ache in her body. "I realized something," she said huskily, "when I was standing outside the foundry, watching it burn and knowing you were inside." She swallowed hard against the thickness in her throat. "I would rather have died in your arms, Simon, than face a lifetime without you. All those endless years ... all those winters, summers ... a hundred seasons of wanting you and never having you. Growing old, while you stayed eternally young in my memories." She bit her lip and shook her head, while her eyes flooded. "I was wrong when I told you that I didn't know where I belonged. I do. With you, Simon. Nothing matters except being with you. You're stuck with me forever, and I'll never listen when you tell me to go." She managed a tremulous smile. "So you may as well stop complaining and resign yourself to it. — Lisa Kleypas
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Carlo Rovelli: When we talk about the big bang or the fabric of space, what we are When we talk about the big bang or the fabric of space, what we are doing is not a continuation of the free and fantastic stories that humans have told nightly around campfires for hundreds of thousands of years. It is the continuation of something else: of the gaze of those same men in the first light of day looking at tracks left by antelope in the dust of the savannah - scrutinising and deducting from the details of reality in order to pursue something that we can't see directly but can follow the traces of. In the awareness that we can always be wrong, and therefore ready at any moment to change direction if a new track appears; but knowing also that if we are good enough we will get it right and will find what we are seeking. That is the nature of science. — Carlo Rovelli
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Paul Singer: The recent trading environment has felt something like walking into a place and having a The recent trading environment has felt something like walking into a place and having a sense that something is wrong and dangerous but not knowing exactly what will happen or when. "QE Infinity" has so distorted the prices of stocks and bonds that nobody can possibly determine what the investing landscape would look like, or what the condition of the economy and financial system would be, in the absence of Fed bond-buying. — Paul Singer
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Jojo Moyes: Because she knew that something happened to you when your mother didn't hold you close, Because she knew that something happened to you when your mother didn't hold you close, or tell you all the time that you were the best thing ever, or even notice when you were home: a little part of you sealed over. You didn't need her. You didn't need anyone. And without even knowing you were doing it, you waited. You waited for anyone who got close to you to see something they didn't like in you, something they hadn't initially seen, and to grow cold and disappear, too, like so much sea mist. Because there had to be something wrong, didn't there, if even your own mother didn't really love you? — Jojo Moyes
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By David Brin: Self-righteousness is an especially heady condition that all of us have experienced at one time Self-righteousness is an especially heady condition that all of us have experienced at one time or another. Those who are honest will admit there is something sickly-sweet and alluring about knowing you are right, while others are terribly wrong. — David Brin
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Thomas S. Kuhn: And even when the apparatus exists, novelty ordinarily emerges only for the man who, knowing And even when the apparatus exists, novelty ordinarily emerges only for the man who, knowing with precision what he should expect, is able to recognize that something has gone wrong. — Thomas S. Kuhn
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Florence King: Each time a mediocre singer performs, he is saying, in effect, "This is good enough Each time a mediocre singer performs, he is saying, in effect, "This is good enough for you." The audience, thrust into that familiar American mood of knowing something is wrong but not knowing what it is, unconsciously absorbs the insult and projects it back onto the mediocre performer in the form of inattention, rudeness and noise. — Florence King
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Elizabeth McNamara: 3. There is a good scared and a bad scared. Try to learn the difference. 3. There is a good scared and a bad scared. Try to learn the difference. The wrong kind of fear will feel like driving into a storm, stepping onto a boat and feeling it begin to sink, knowing you don't have a life jacket. If that's what you feel, something needs to change. But the right kind of fear is more like meeting a friend of a friend you've been told you would love, or visiting a new country you don't know well- you might not understand the language, but you still want to learn. Good scared means you're growing. Know the difference. 4. — Elizabeth McNamara
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Donna Tartt: Clearly something had gone wrong, badly, only I wasn't quite sure what - apart from Clearly something had gone wrong, badly, only I wasn't quite sure what - apart from knowing that I was responsible somehow, in the generalized miasma of shame and unworthiness and being-a-burden that never quite left me. — Donna Tartt
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By C. JoyBell C.: If people want something to be wrong about you - they are going to make If people want something to be wrong about you - they are going to make things wrong about you. That is why it is my belief to never try and prove anything to anyone. Real diamonds belong to people who know how to spot a real diamond; they don't belong to people who need to be convinced that they are real diamonds. It's the idiots who need to be convinced of something that they cannot already see. — C. JoyBell C.
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Ellen Hopkins: Some peopleNever find the right kind of loveyou know, the kind that stealsyour breath away.Like Some people
Never find the right kind of love
you know, the kind that steals
your breath away.
Like diving into a snowmelt.
The kind that jolts your heart,
sets it beating apace.
An anxious hiccuping of hummingbirds wings.
The kind that makes every terrible minute apart feel like hours.
Days.
Years.
Some people flit from one insane possibility to the next.
Never experincing the connection of two people.
rocked by destiny.
Never knowing what it means to love someone else,
more than themselves.
More than life itself, or the promise of something better.
Beyond this world,
More even (forgive me!) than god.
Lucky me, I found the right kind of love.
With the wrong person. — Ellen Hopkins
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Seth Godin: The Cult of Done Bre Pettis wrote this manifesto on his blog: 1. There are The Cult of Done Bre Pettis wrote this manifesto on his blog: 1. There are three states of being. Not knowing, action and completion. 2. Accept that everything is a draft. It helps to get it done. 3. There is no editing stage. 4. Pretending you know what you're doing is almost the same as knowing what you are doing, so accept that you know what you're doing even if you don't and do it. 5. Banish procrastination. If you wait more than a week to get an idea done, abandon it. 6. The point of being done is not to finish but to get other things done. 7. Once you're done you can throw it away. 8. Laugh at perfection. It's boring and keeps you from being done. 9. People without dirty hands are wrong. Doing something makes you right. 10. Failure counts as done. So do mistakes. 11. Destruction is a variant of done. 12. If you have an idea and publish it on the Internet, that counts as a ghost of done. 13. Done is the engine of more. — Seth Godin
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Trevor McDonald: How can you interview somebody about something fairly technical if you start on the wrong How can you interview somebody about something fairly technical if you start on the wrong foot by not even knowing his name? — Trevor McDonald
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Judith Guest: with grief? There is no dealing; he knows that much. There is simply the stubborn, with grief? There is no dealing; he knows that much. There is simply the stubborn, mindless hanging on until it is over. Until you are through it. But something has happened in the process. The old definitions, the neat, knowing pigeonholes have disappeared. Or else they no longer apply. His eyes move again to the calendar. Wednesday, November fifth. Of course. Obvious. All the painful self-examination ; the unanswered questions. At least he knows what is wrong today. Today is Jordan's birthday. Today he would have been nineteen. — Judith Guest
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Jayne Ann Krentz: Brandon's teeth flashed in a brief, knowing grin. "Hard to believe you're an old married Brandon's teeth flashed in a brief, knowing grin. "Hard to believe you're an old married man with one grown son
and another baby on the way, huh?"
"You're wrong," Colby said. "I don't have any trouble believing it at all. The reminders are all around me. And I'll
tell you something, kid. I wouldn't go back. Not for anything."
"Things are a lot better now?"
"Things are infinitely better now." Colby's mouth curved faintly. "The best they've ever been, in fact."
"I can tell. I'm glad you found — Jayne Ann Krentz
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Olga Soaje: Faith is about trust in something deeper. Maybe I have given you the wrong impression Faith is about trust in something deeper. Maybe I have given you the wrong impression when I pray to the Saints, but it always allows peace of mind for me. I know they intercede before God, but I also know that God is listening, and just knowing this makes all the difference. — Olga Soaje
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Shailene Woodley: You are the epitome of the word selfless, you did something knowing you wouldn't be You are the epitome of the word selfless, you did something knowing you wouldn't be able to come home, knowing that your country would have very mixed feelings and yet your integrity on what you believe was right or wrong or should be public knowledge was more important to you than almost your own comfortability and the life that you had lived for so long. So I would like say thank you to him. — Shailene Woodley
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Paulo Coelho: I would continue to suffer,but knowing that everyone else is suffering too would make the I would continue to suffer,but knowing that everyone else is suffering too would make the pain more bearable.If only a few of us are condemned to suffer terrible tragedies,then there is something very wrong with the creation. — Paulo Coelho
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Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Charles Dickens: My dear children, I am very anxious that you should know something about the History My dear children, I am very anxious that you should know something about the History of Jesus Christ. For everybody ought to know Him. No one ever lived, who was so good, so kind, so gentle, and so sorry for all people who did wrong, or were in anyway ill or miserable, as he was. And as he is now in Heaven, where we hope to go, and all to meet each other after we are dead, and there be happy always together, you never can think what a good place Heaven is, without knowing who he was and what he did.
Charles Dickens - 1849
The Life Of Our Lord — Charles Dickens
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Steven Cojocaru: I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something's wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign. — Steven Cojocaru
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Paul Anka: Once you realize that you're in something that you've always wanted and you don't want Once you realize that you're in something that you've always wanted and you don't want to lose it, you behave differently. And that means the integrity, the professionalism, and knowing what's right from wrong and still making choices that you probably wouldn't have made. — Paul Anka
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Katherine Cross: Negotiation exposes something at once simple and intricate about intimacy: that it is far better Negotiation exposes something at once simple and intricate about intimacy: that it is far better to actually know your partner's body by becoming one with their interior selves, and you can only do this by talking to them. Far from being the stereotypical "mood killer," sexual knowing requires discussion, requires asking questions, a lesson that I and so many others have had to learn quite painfully; the worst sexual experiences of my own life occurred, as I often say, because I did not know how to ask and did not know how to tell. For too long I thought sex had to occur in a kind of monastic, knowing silence. To do anything else would be to risk giving offence, putting myself in harm's way, or simply ruining the atmosphere; how wrong I was. — Katherine Cross
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Richard Feynman: You see, one thing is, I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. You see, one thing is, I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong. I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different degrees of certainty about different things, but I'm not absolutely sure of anything and there are many things I don't know anything about, such as whether it means anything to ask why we're here, and what the question might mean. I might think about it a little bit and if I can't figure it out, then I go on to something else, but I don't have to know an answer, I don't feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in a mysterious universe without having any purpose, which is the way it really is so far as I can tell. It doesn't frighten me. — Richard Feynman
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By David Foster Wallace: Knowing that internal stress could cause failure on the exam merely set up internal stress Knowing that internal stress could cause failure on the exam merely set up internal stress about the prospect of internal stress. There must be some other way to deal with the knowledge of the disastrous consequences fear and stress could bring about. Some answer or trick of the will: the ability not to think about it. What if everyone knew this trick but Claude Sylvanshine? ... What if there was something essentially wrong with Claude Sylvanshine that wasn't wrong with other people? — David Foster Wallace
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Tessa Dare: Eventually, a governess realized I needed spectacles. When I first put them on my face, Eventually, a governess realized I needed spectacles. When I first put them on my face, I can't even tell you ... it was like a miracle." "Finally seeing properly?""Knowing I wasn't hopeless." A knot formed in her throat. "I'd believed there was something incurably wrong with me, you see. But suddenly, I could see the world clear. And not only the parts in the distance, but the bits within my own reach. I could focus on a page. I could explore the things around me, discover whole worlds beneath my fingertips. I could be good at something, for once. — Tessa Dare
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Lemony Snicket: It felt like the wrong thing to do, standing at the wrong door in the It felt like the wrong thing to do, standing at the wrong door in the wrong place. We did it anyway. Knowing something is wrong and doing it anyway happens very often in life, and I doubt I will eer know why. — Lemony Snicket
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Daphne Du Maurier: Why did dogs make one want to cry? There was something so quiet and hopeless Why did dogs make one want to cry? There was something so quiet and hopeless about their sympathy. Jasper, knowing something was wrong, as dogs always do. Trunks being packed. Cars being brought to the door. Dogs standing with drooping tails, dejected eyes. Wandering back to their baskets in the hall when the sound of the car dies away. — Daphne Du Maurier
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Lemony Snicket: Knowing that something is wrong and doing it anyway happens very often in life, and Knowing that something is wrong and doing it anyway happens very often in life, and I doubt I will ever know why. — Lemony Snicket
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Deborah Layton: When your own thoughts are forbidden, when your questions are not allowed and our doubts When your own thoughts are forbidden, when your questions are not allowed and our doubts are punished, when contacts with friendships outside of the organization are censored, we are being abused, for the ends never justify the means. When our heart aches knowing we have made friendships and secret attachments that will be forever forbidden if we leave, we are in danger. When we consider staying in a group because we cannot bear the loss, disappointment and sorrow our leaving will cause for ourselves and those we have come to love, we are in a cult ... If there is any lesson to be learned it is that an ideal can never be brought about by fear, abuse, and the threat of retribution. When family and friends are used as a weapon in order to force us to stay in an organization, something has gone terribly wrong. — Deborah Layton
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Michelle Madow: Sisterhood was about shared experiences, trust, knowing you had people who would be there for Sisterhood was about shared experiences, trust, knowing you had people who would be there for you and would listen to you no matter what, and who could always tell if there was something wrong. They were the ones who, with a single look, knew if you were about to burst into giggles or into tears and why, and who knew when you needed to get out of the house for a midnight trip to In-N-Out Burger to gorge on a milkshake and animal-style fries. They were the ones you could be raging angry with one moment, and completely forgive ten minutes later. She would always be there for her sisters, and they would always be there for her, because they loved each other no matter what. — Michelle Madow
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Marisha Pessl: L'Avventura,' Dad said, 'has the sort of ellipsis ending most American audiences would rather undergo L'Avventura,' Dad said, 'has the sort of ellipsis ending most American audiences would rather undergo a root canal than be left with, not only because they loathe anything left to the imagination-we're talking about the country that invented spandex-but also because they are a confident, self-assured nation. They know Family. They know Right from Wrong. They know God-many of them attest to daily chats with the man. And the idea that none of us can truly know anything at all-not the lives of our friends or family, not even ourselves-is a thought they'd rather be shot in the arm with their own semi-automatic rifle than face head-on. Personally, I think there's something terrific about not knowing, relinquishing man's feeble attempt to control. When you throw up your hands, say, "Who knows?" you can get on with the sheer gift of being alive. — Marisha Pessl
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Doug Harvey: There was something special about watching a manager and umpire both convinced they were totally There was something special about watching a manager and umpire both convinced they were totally right, but knowing that one had to be wrong. As an ump, those moments made my job fun, and getting 'nose-to-nose' was part of my job description. — Doug Harvey
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By William Westney: [perfectionism leads to] a tendency to apologize preemptively for one's efforts, knowing from experience that [perfectionism leads to] a tendency to apologize preemptively for one's efforts, knowing from experience that there's sure to be something wrong with them. — William Westney
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By J.M. Darhower: Ah, sin," Lucifer said. "Like the serpent that tricked Eve into eating the forbidden fruit. Ah, sin," Lucifer said. "Like the serpent that tricked Eve into eating the forbidden fruit. She devoured it, knowing she shouldn't."
"And she was punished for it."
"She was," Lucifer agreed. "But if you think for a moment she truly regretted it, you're wrong. That fruit was the most glorious thing she ever tasted - the sweetest, the ripest - and once you experience something so breathtaking, you never forget it. You never regret it. — J.M. Darhower
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Mary E. Pearson: Jenna reached over and held one of my hands, Kara held the other, and I Jenna reached over and held one of my hands, Kara held the other, and I felt like the universe was holding us all.
For that night, maybe just for that magic moment, it all seemed to make so much sense, like the thousand puzzle pieces of my life were all in place and I knew the How and Why of all things. It was one of those moments that I was sure would stay impressed on me forever because it was real and true. It was as tangible as the blanket beneath me. I felt lik I had touched something, something as big as the universe, and it had touched me back.
I didn't know that even a big moment like that could be snuffed out in a matter of days by packing to go home, by the wrong teacher on the wrong school schedule, or by my uncle getting his brains blown out at a traffic stop.
But all that just made Kara and Jenna brighter stars in my sky. I had no way of knowing that, in a matter of weeks, even those stars would be snuffed out. — Mary E. Pearson
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Tibor Kalman: To me, nothing is more vibrant than having the power to do something but not To me, nothing is more vibrant than having the power to do something but not having the experience of knowing what's right and what's wrong. — Tibor Kalman
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Wayne Dyer: Meditation isn't just something we do to make ourselves more peaceful and to take some Meditation isn't just something we do to make ourselves more peaceful and to take some of the stress out of our lives. We do it because it's the only direct experience we can have of knowing God. Because God is that which is indivisible. Everything else in the universe, in the physical world, is divisible. Up and down, good and bad, right and wrong, male and female, and so on. But that which is indivisible in our physical experience is called silence. And when you get into silence, you're coming to know the indivisibleness of your life - and that's conscious contact. — Wayne Dyer
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Erik Wecks: Every time you stand in line for the newest Apple product without putting money aside Every time you stand in line for the newest Apple product without putting money aside for emergencies, you are pursuing the wrong American dream. Every time you use credit to pay for something, knowing full well that you will pay interest on it, you are risking your financial future and condemning yourself to a lifestyle that is worse than what your paycheck could provide. — Erik Wecks
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Shunryu Suzuki: So try not to see something in particular; try not to achieve anything special. You So try not to see something in particular; try not to achieve anything special. You already have everything in your own pure quality. If you understand this ultimate fact, there is no fear. There may be some difficulty, of course, but there is no fear. If people have difficulty without being aware of the difficulty, that is true difficulty. They may appear very confident, they may think they are making a big effort in the right direction, but without knowing it, what they do comes out of fear. Something may vanish for them. But if your effort is in the right direction, then there is no fear of losing anything. Even if it is in the wrong direction, if you are aware of that, you will not be deluded. There is nothing to lose. There is only the constant pure quality of right practice. — Shunryu Suzuki
Knowing Something Is Wrong Sayings By Lauren Oliver: I get that rush that comes when you know you're doing something wrong and are I get that rush that comes when you know you're doing something wrong and are getting away with it, like stealing from the school cafeteria of getting tipsy at a family holiday without anyone knowing it. — Lauren Oliver