From 'The New Colossus', inscribed at the foot of the Statue of Liberty, New York harbour,1883.
We are tired of having a 'sphere' doled out to us, and of being told that anything outside that sphere is 'unwomanly'. We want to be natural just for a change… we must be ourselves at all risks.kate sheppard
Behold, we live through all things,—famine, thirst,Bereavement, pain; all grief and misery,All woe and sorrow; life inflicts its worstOn soul and body,—but we can not die,Though we be sick and tired and faint and worn,—Lo, all things can be borne!elizabeth chase allen
When I finally got tired of arguing with her and decided to write a novel as if I was some kind of formulaic, genre writing drone, just to prove to her how awful it would be, I wrote the first book of the Dresden Files.jim butcher
England's not a bad country. It's just a mean, cold, ugly, divided, tired, clapped-out, post-imperial, post-industrial slag-heap covered in polystyrene hamburger cartons.Margaret Drabble
I have been hired by Allah to get a wage, which if the space between the Earth and sky is filled up with pearls, still (the wage) would be more than it, for each of the questions I may answer you. Therefore, I deserve it that I must not feel tired or exhausted (in answering your questions).fatimah
To the earth I gave the earthly tribute. Of love, hopes, good and evil; I am ready to begin another life, I am silent and wait: the time has come; I shall leave no brother in this world; And dark and cold embrace my tired soul; Like a premature fruit, deprived of sap, It withered in the storms of fate under the burning sun of existence.mikhail lermontov
This country has shed more blood for the freedom of other people than all the other nations in the history of the world combined, and I'm tired of people feeling like they've got to apologize for America.fred thompson
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.john muir
There is a great deal of difference between the eager man who wants to read a book, and the tired man who wants a book to read.
They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead, They brought bitter news to hear, and bitter tears to shed. I wept as I remembered how often you and I Had tired thesunwithtalking and sent himdownthesky.William originally WilliamJohnson Cory
Ours is an Islamic system that takes action where the state fails to act. The system of government in Pakistan doesn't work. It's corrupt, and the people are tired of it.abdul rashid ghazi
O Trade, O Trade! Would thou wert dead!The time needs heart — 'tis tired of head.Sidney Lanier
And to tired limbs and over-busy thoughts, inviting sleep and soft forgetfulness.william wordsworth
"I'm tired of the ayatollahs of the right wing. We're fighting for freedom in Iraq. We're going to fight for freedom in America."howard dean
“I'm tired of being what everyone else has made me,” I said. “I want to be myself.” “Don’t be a child.” I looked up, startled and angry, though of course there was nothing to see. “What?” “You are what your creators and experiences have made you, like every other being in this universe. Accept that and be done; I’m tired of your whining.”n. k. jemisin
Ah, nothing is too late Till the tired heart shall cease to palpitate.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"It might interest you to know that our state is tired of being used as a chemical toilet so that people in Utah can have plastic lawn furniture." "I can't believe an assistant attorney general came right out and said that." "Well, I wouldn't say it in public."neal stephenson
I had grown tired of standing in the lean and lonely front line facing the greatest enemy that ever confronted man public opinion.clarence darrow
Visions for those too tired to sleep, These seeds cast a film over eyes which weep.Amy Lowell
You learn you can do your best even when it's hard, even when you're tired and maybe hurting a little bit. It feels good to show some courage.Joe Namath
The tired ox treads with a firmer step.
On a starred night Prince Lucifer uprose. tired of his dark dominion swung the fiend.George Meredith