Neat And Tidy Quotes by Lynda Chalker, Baroness Chalker of Wallasey, V. S. Naipaul, Alan Shearer, H. L. Mencken, Jonathan Lethem, Dennis Lehane and many others.
It’s important to look neat and tidy and not be too flashily dressed. If you look untidy, you’re considered to have an untidy mind – it’s as simple as that!
Life doesn’t have a neat beginning and a tidy end; life is always going on. You should begin in the middle and end in the middle, and it should be all there.
Yes, I do like to be in control. I do like everything to be laid out, to know what I’m doing. I’m very impatient. I like things done yesterday, which is probably a fault of mine. I like things to be neat and tidy and organised. I say what I want and show what I want and I keep things private.
There is always an easy solution to every problem – neat, plausible, and wrong.
I guess they needed a maze in Japan, where everything’s neat and tidy. In America everybody’s already wandering around lost.
The world does not have tidy endings. The world does not have neat connections. It is not filled with epiphanies that work perfectly at the moment that you need them.
It’s [a miscarriage] all very thief-in-the-night. No one really knows what to say. You go into the emergency room, you think you’re going to be a mum and you walk out empty. It’s all neat and tidy, there’s this potential being in your life and you’re empty – all cleaned up and put back together, but completely shattered.
I was always intrigued with European cinema, and hated most American cinema. I didn’t like the one, two, three – boom! style, with a neat and tidy ending. That was never my scene.
No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined.
Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
The country is laid out in a haphazard, sloppy fashion, offensive to the tidy, organized mind.
We got to his place and it looked a lot like his personality. Just a bunch of space filler, nothing to really wow you. It looked like he had bought a lot of stuff from IKEA and then decided to refinish it at home. Everything was neat and tidy, but you wouldn’t want any of it for yourself.
If ever there were a true “just as I am” church, if ever there were a community where everybody could bring all their baggage and brokenness with them without neat and tidy happy endings quite yet, if ever there was a group where everyone was loved and no one pretended – we could not make enough room inside the building.
One of the most wonderful things about knowing God is that thereвЂ™s always so much more to know, so much more to discover. Just when we least expect it, He intrudes into our neat and tidy notions about who He is and how He works.
Can we really conquer chaos so easily? If that were so, I should be able to prune the pandemonium of my own soul into something neat and tidy rather than this maze of wants and needs and misgivings that has me forever feeling as if I cannot fit into the landscape of things.