l1nds4y's quotes, page 21

It is one of lifeís bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in truth life lemonysnicket bedtime 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Oftentimes, when people are miserable, they will want to make other people miserable, too.† But it never helps

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in lemonysnicket miserable makeothersmiserable 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Most schools have a system of loud bells, which startle the students and teachers at regular intervals and remind them that time is passing even more slowly than it seems

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in school time lemonysnicket 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

The expression ĎThose who canít do, teachí is a curious one, because if you look at the world, youíll see that teachers arenít particularly worse at doing things than anyone else, so perhaps the expression might be better worded as ĎNobody can do anything'


Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in teach irony lemonysnicket 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

One day, when your mother is yelling at you, you might begin to hear a tiny voice in your head that will tell you that you are right and your mother is wrong.† Over the years, this voice might get louder and louder, and you might find that you prefer listening to this voice instead of your motherís voice, particularly if she has been yelling at you this whole time

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in listen mom lemonysnicket rightandwrong 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Arguing with somebody is never pleasant, but sometimes it is useful and necessary to do so

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in argument fighting lemonysnicket 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Siblings who claim to get along all the time are most definitely hiding something

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in siblings hiding lemonysnicket 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

There are some who say that you should forgive everyone, even the people who have disappointed you immeasurably.† There are others who say you should not forgive anyone, and should stomp off in a huff no matter how many times they apologize.† Of these two philosophies, the second one is of course much more fun, but it can also grow exhausting to stomp off in a huff every time someone has disappointed you, as everyone disappoints everyone eventually, and one canít stomp off in a huff every minute of the day

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in forgiveness lemonysnicket 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Unless you are a hermit or half of a pair of Siamese twins, you probably enjoy taking the occasional break from members of your family to enjoy some privacy, perhaps with a friend or companion, in your room or in a railway car you have managed to sneak aboard

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in family privacy lemonysnicket 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

There is something marvelous about returning home at the end of a long day, even if there is tuna fish for dinner

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in dinner lemonysnicket marvelous tunafish 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

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