Pieces Quotes

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.

Octavia E. Butler

The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.

Chinese Proverb

Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.

Benjamin Franklin

The need for devotion to something outside ourselves is even more profound than the need for companionship. If we are not to go to pieces or wither away, we must have some purpose in life; for no man can live for himself alone.

Ross Parmenter

Revolution is like the daughters of Pelias: it cuts humanity to pieces in order to rejuvenate it.

Karl Georg Bchner

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“Truth is one, but error proliferates. Man tracks it down and cuts it up into little pieces hoping to turn it into grains of truth. But the ultimate atom will always essentially be an error, a miscalculation.”

Rene Daumal

Inside some of us is a thin person struggling to get out, but they can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake.


There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.

Deepak Chopra

If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby, it's false and useless.

Crystal Eastman

If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.

Flavia Weedn

Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complain when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.

Sigmund Freud

The best way to eat the elephant standing in your path is to cut it up into little pieces.

African Proverb

To save the theatre, the theatre must be destroyed, the actors and actresses must all die of the plague. They poison the air, they make art impossible. It is not drama that they play, but pieces for the theatre. We should return to the Greeks, play in the open air; the drama dies of stalls and boxes and evening dress, and people who come to digest their dinner.

Eleanor Duse

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