Nowhere Quotes

Some of us look for the Way in opium and some in God, some of us in whiskey and some in love. It is all the same Way and it leads nowhither.

The Painted Veil

W. Somerset Maugham

The Painted Veil
Drugs    Love    Nowhere    Religion    Whiskey

Coraline shivered. She preferred her other mother to have a location: if she were nowhere, then she could be anywhere. And, after all, it is always easier to be afraid of something you cannot see.


Neil Gaiman


I may be going nowhere, but what a ride.

Change is like that: you are no longer where you were; you are not yet where you will get; you are nowhere exactly.

Change    Here    Nowhere    There

For him it was a dark passage which led to nowhere, then to nowhere, then again to nowhere, once again to nowhere, always and forever to nowhere, heavy on the elbows in the earth to nowhere, dark, never any end to nowhere, hung on all time always to unknowing nowhere, this time and again for always to nowhere, now not to be borne once again always and to nowhere, now beyond all bearing up, up, up and into nowhere, suddenly, scaldingly, holdingly all nowhere gone and time absolutely still and they were both there, time having stopped and he felt the earth move out and away from under them.

For Whom The Bell Tolls

Ernest Hemingway

For Whom The Bell Tolls

Status will get you nowhere. Only an open heart will allow you to float equally between everyone.

Everyone    Life    Nowhere    Open heart    Status    Truth

To walk is to lack a place. It is the indefinite process of being absent and in search of a proper. The moving about that the city mutliplies and concentrates makes the city itself an immense social experience of lacking a place -- an experience that is, to be sure, broken up into countless tiny deportations (displacements and walks), compensated for by the relationships and intersections of these exoduses that intertwine and create an urban fabric, and placed under the sign of what ought to be, ultimately, the place but is only a name, the City...a universe of rented spaces haunted by a nowhere or by dreamed-of places.

103    City    Identity    Nowhere    Pedestrianism    Walking

How can I be lost, if I've got nowhere to go?

Despair    Doubt    Lost    Nowhere

We will go far away, to nowhere, to conquer, to fertilize until we become tired. Then we will stop and there will be our home.

It was understood that they shared the same thresholds--the same inexhaustible appetite for wasting time, for discussing lofty ideas, for dissecting trivial things, for driving to nowhere in particular, for listening to music, for talking about books, for obsessing over pop culture, but mostly for laughing, talking, and simply being together. There was nothing one could say that the other would find too cruel or too kind. And on those rare occasions when they did tire of each other, they needed only go a day without talking before they yearned to reconnect.

Appetite    Books    Cruel    Discussing    Dissecting    Driving    Ideas    Kind    Laughing    Listening    Listening to music    Lofty    Music    Nowhere    Obsessing    Occasions    Pop culture    Rare    Reconnect    Shared    Talking    Things    Thresholds    Tire    Together    Trivial    Understood    Wasting time    Yearned

In trying to be perfect,
He perfected the art of anonymity,
Became imperceptible
And arrived nowhere from nowhere.

Through everything I have passed but nowhere I have been.

A million miles from nowhere, is better than going nowhere, a million times.

It's not that he was going nowhere, it's that he'd already arrived.

White Oleander

Janet Fitch

White Oleander
Ingrid    Loser    Nowhere

Take me to 'nowhere' when distance belongs here,there,everywhere.

Nowhere and oblivion were completely different things/places to Richard Stein. For
him, oblivion is when something goes into nothing and nowhere is the place where
something can come out of nothing.

Satan Burger

Carlton Mellick III

Satan Burger

Happy roads is bunk. Weary roads is right. Get you nowhere fast. That's where I've got—nowhere. Where everyone lands in the end, even if most of the suckers won't admit it.

Life is short, do not hesitate!
Enjoyed and lived Now because Yesterday is gone, and tomorrow is only an illusion!

Enjoy life    Illusion    Life    Now    Nowhere    Tomorrow    Yesterday

With thousands of roads before us that lead nowhere, going in circles. There really are only two roads we will either travel, one going to heaven, or the other to hell.

Damned    Eternal    Going in circles    Heaven    Hell    Nowhere    Roads    Saved    Thousands    Travel    Without direction

With no name attached to it, the place somehow declared itself nowhere and everywhere at the same time

What is this place?"
"Nothing at all. Everywhere there is. Both at once?" Wereberry offered.


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