States are like people. They do not question the awful status quo until some dramatic event overturns the conventional and lax way of thinking.
When you finish a poem, it clicks shut like the top of a jewel box, but prose is endless. I haven’t experienced an awful lot of clicking shut!
To that movement, consecrated by religious principle, sustained by an awful sense of justice, and cheered by the brightest hopes of future good, all our powers, talents, and attainments are devoted.
Then there is the worst part of Christianity, which is awful: power, corruption, manipulation… But then again, these feature are ever present in any organization.
One of the problems in the Navy is that tradition of being captain of the ship. And an awful lot of people can be retired in the Navy, get over it, get a life, and go on. But there’s a lot who can’t. And when they have to give up the ship, they got to be captain of something, every single day.
Cancer is awful. It took 10 years until I didn’t think about it every day. Nobody should go through this. Nobody.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
This awful concept of underclass is really horrifying. You’re not lower class, you are excluded – outside.
From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.
I think the lies I make the most are in regards to my hopes and intentions for myself. As for lies I tell other people – I will certainly tell lies. When somebody is very ill and looks awful, and you tell them they look nice. Or if you just ate the last cookie, if someone asked me if I ate the last cookie, I would definitely lie about that.