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"[Their love] had burned itself out, like a forgotten candle in an empty room, leaving behind a ravenous discontent." - Paolo Giordano

"I was burned out from exhaustion, buried in the hail, poisoned in the bushes, blown out on the trail; hunted like a crocodile, ravaged in the corn, "Come in," she said, "I'll give ya shelter from the storm."" - Bob Dylan

"Pittsburgh has this rich industrial past, when it was the heart of the U.S. steel industry, and it burned out as the industry burned out and moved elsewhere." - Curtis Hanson

"A million candles have burned themselves out. Still I read on. (Montresor)" - Edgar Allan Poe

"You don't need to be burned out to go on hiatus." - Danielle LaPorte

"There is no great future for any people whose faith has burned out." - Rufus Jones

"You do' need to be burned out to go on hiatus." - Danielle LaPorte

"And about in the late '80s, I got kind of burned out a little bit." - Lee Majors

"I was pretty burned out in '85 and was getting - starting to get into some issues." - Rick Springfield

"If you do things when you're burned out, it'll make you bitter." - Juliana Hatfield

"A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse." - Thomas More

"Look at the stupid, poor people. Look at the stupid, poor, burned-out people. Look at the stupid, poor, burned-out people, look at their dead baby. It's death porn for the masses." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"Guys ask me, don't I get burned out? How can you get burned out doing something you love? I ask you, have you ever got tired of kissing a pretty girl?" - Tommy Lasorda

"Night's candles have burned out, and jocund day stands tiptoe on the misty mountaintops." Hope tinged with melancholy - like life." - William Shakespeare

"I cry out from the ashes, burned with sin and shame. I ask you Lord to make me whole again." - Rebecca St. James

"Most calves used by the dairy industry have their horns BURNED or GOUGED out of their heads." - Casey Affleck

"When you're learning, you're burning - putting out a lot of heat. When you're all burned up, then you become light." - Adi Da

"I came to teaching late - not until my forties - which is one reason why I'm not burned out." - Alison Hawthorne Deming

"If you have a bald head don't walk out in the sun because you will get burned." - Benjamin Franklin

"Winter broke off, finally, a long ash crumbling at the end of a cigarette, burned out, weak and emptied." - Gregory Galloway

"He burned his house down for the fire insurance and spent the proceeds on a telescope." - Robert Frost

"Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees." - Faith Baldwin

"Anger, though, is too fierce a flame to last for long, and when it burned out, I was left numb and wondering." - Jodi Picoult

"A marriage, even one that goes awry, generates claims and needs that persist like an afterglow long after the emotional fire is burned out." - Wallis Simpson

"My heart went out, seeking the God of my people. In thousands of homes those white candles burned tonight. I joined an invisible congregation." - Jessie Sampter

"The Hardy Boys burned me out. I was recharging my batteries. It was time to return to work, but it was tough because my visibility was low" - Parker Stevenson

"Out of 135 criminals, including robbers and rapists, 118 admitted that when they were children they burned, hanged and stabbed domestic animals." - George W Bush

"Everything right now tends to be the same and very aggressive, and I think people are getting a little burned out on it." - DJ Shadow

"I have always been on the side of the heretics, against those who burned them, because the heretics so often turned out to be right... Dead, but right." - Edward R Murrow

"One day I'll be standing at the river looking out across tomorrow, and the bridge I need to get there will be a bridge that I have burned." - Garth Brooks

"I have always been on the side of the heretics, against those who burned them, because the heretics so often turned out to be right....Dead, but right." - Edward R Murrow

"It's just like John Mayer says in "Slow Dancing in a Burning Room". When it's this bad, you have to get out or you'll get burned." - Susane Colasanti

"A lot of people with the purest motivation end up getting completely burned out. And that's because they lack the wisdom and the skill and the inner space." - Tenzin Palmo

"My childhood best friend is an anesthesiologist. It's the least amount of human interaction for a doctor. I don't think you can get that burned out on it." - Jim Gaffigan

"Once we have burned our brains out, we can plunge to Hell or Heaven-any abyss will do-deep in the Unknown to find the new!" - Charles Baudelaire

"If you play the tabloid game you get burned. I'd rather say nothing at all and let things roll. You just have to ride those things out." - Craig David

"I got kind of burned out, so I moved to Florida. I was down there for 10 or 12 years, raising children." - Lee Majors

"I was burned out. I think I was just exhausted. It was a very intense five years. We didn't stop. It was constant touring, constant writing, recording." - Roger Andrew Taylor

"My uncle's house burned down when I was 6 years old. We got out safely. But ever since, I've had a nightmare of dying in a fire." - David Copperfield

"In the end, punk inevitably burned itself out and acted as a bridge across which the New Romantics could sashay in their chiffon and glossy hair." - Jo Brand

"For every child prodigy that you know about, at least 50 potential ones have burned out before you even heard about them." - Itzhak Perlman

"Really, you want to have variety as an actor. If you spend your career doing one thing solidly, people get burned out." - Julianne Moore

"For years the league has thought I've been on drugs. I would have burned out a long time ago if that was true." - Dennis Rodman

"The Hardy Boys burned me out. I was recharging my batteries. It was time to return to work, but it was tough because my visibility was low." - Parker Stevenson

"The burned hand teaches best." - J R R Tolkien

"Truth is error burned up." - Norman O Brown

"Could it be that first love was the only true love? And that after those first fires had been doused or burned out, men and women chose whom they would love based on worldly needs, and then reenacted the rituals and feelings of that first pure experience - nursed the flames that once burned of their own accord" - Simon Van Booy

"I burned out on AIDS and did no AIDS work for a couple of years. I was so angry that people were still getting this disease that nobody can give you - you have to go out and get it!" - Harvey Fierstein

"In a recent fire Bob Dole's library burned down. Both books were lost. And he hadn't even finished coloring one of them." - Jack Kemp

"Truth is a torch but a tremendous one. That is why we hurry past it, shielding our eyes, indeed, in fear of getting burned." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"It was Autumn, and incessant Piped the quails from shocks and sheaves, And, like living coals, the apples Burned among the withering leaves." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The truths that I know best I have learned on my knees. I never know a thing well, till it is burned into my heart by prayer." - John Bunyan

"I've always burned my bridges before me." - Dagmar Godowsky

"There were stars. They burned my eyes." - Markus Zusak

"You're burned into my mind forever" - Richelle Mead

"Men feared witches and burned women." - Louis D Brandeis

"While I was musing the fire burned." - Bible

"Every burned book enlightens the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"She burned too bright for this world." - Emily Bronte

"After doing a total of five years of Daily Grace, you kind of get burned out on doing the same thing over and over again, so I am allowing myself to not have totally any specific structure." - Grace Helbig

"One remarkable fact stands out in the history of witchcraft; and that is, its victims were chiefly women. Scarce one wizard to a hundred witches was ever burned or tortured." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"Is it a shame that I can't accept love? Am I too burned out to move towards what will keep me alive or too smart to get pulled into someone else's world?" - Henry Rollins

"It was then I knew I'd had enough, Burned my credit card for fuel Headed out to where the pavement turns to sand With a one-way ticket to the land of truth And my suitcase in my hand" - Neil Young

"The problem when someone feels burned out, bored, unchallenged, or stifled by their work is not the job itself but rather the environment and playground rules given to them to do the job at hand." - Tony Hsieh

"The charts were all spread out upon the table; the midnight gas burned steadily above my head; my pencil traced a dotted line down the paper under my hand." - Annie Sophie Cory

"Is it a shame that I ca' accept love? Am I too burned out to move towards what will keep me alive or too smart to get pulled into someone else's world?" - Henry Rollins

"He was himself a case in point, and perhaps not a rare one, for his spirit, it seemed, had been burned out of him but he was yet walking." - Charles Frazier

"The teachers who get "burned out" are not the ones who are constantly learning, which can be exhilarating, but those who feel they must stay in control and ahead of the students at all times." - Frank Smith

"Old religious factions are volcanoes burned out; on the lava and ashes and squalid scoriae of old eruptions grow the peaceful olive, the cheering vine and the sustaining corn." - Edmund Burke

"I loved the way the burned-out flashcubes of the Kodak Instamatic marked a moment that had passed, one that would now be gone forever except for a picture." - Alice Sebold

"One of the things that really got to me was talking to parents who had been burned out of their villages, had family members killed, and then when men showed up at the wells to get water, they were shot" - Nicholas D Kristof

"You get burned a lot as an actor. You give somebody, you give some guy real free reign and he just doesn't know how to edit it properly. It just comes out messed up." - Kurt Russell

"It was then I knew I'd had enough, Burned my credit card for fuel Headed out to where the pavement turns to sand With a one-way ticket to the land of truth And my suitcase in my hand" - Neil Young

"It was then I knew I'd had enough, Burned my credit card for fuel Headed out to where the pavement turns to sand With a one-way ticket to the land of truth And my suitcase in my hand" - Neil Young

"Police vetting should [take place] every one to two years. They should go in for a psychological, to see if they're burned out, see if they've been traumatized. If they're having a hard time, help them!" - Nancy Grace

"Cleanliness is not next to godliness. It isn't even in the same neighborhood. No one has ever gotten a religious experience out of removing burned-on cheese from the grill of the toaster oven." - Erma Bombeck

"the psyche has been burned and left us senseless, the world has been darker than lights-out in a closet full of hungry bats, and the whiskey and wine entered our veins when blood was too weak to carry on" - Charles Bukowski

"I always sent my mother all these huge books I made. When my mother died, I was cleaning her cupboard, and these big books were only 20 pages long. She edited out, maybe burned, every single photograph where I'm naked." - Marina Abramovic

"I stopped directing in 2001 for four or five years, until I did the TV series 'Masters Of Horror.' I had been working steadily as a director since 1970. That's a long time. I was burned out." - John Carpenter

"That's the thing: You don't understand burnout unless you've been burned out. And it's something you can't even explain. It's just doing something you have absolutely no passion for." - Elena Delle Donne

"I took all of my rejection letters - there must have been thousands of them in a huge box - and I went out on the curb and burned them all, crying." - Janet Evanovich

"After doing a total of five years of 'Daily Grace,' you kind of get burned out on doing the same thing over and over again, so I am allowing myself to not have totally any specific structure." - Grace Helbig

"When you have to work with and exist amongst cynical, burned-out personnel on a set, it doesn't matter what you're shooting or how much you're being paid - it's not worth it." - Henry Rollins

"I realized early on that I have to do the things that are going to bring me fulfillment; otherwise, you can get burned out very quickly: you can get eaten up." - Larry Wilmore

"I'm not convinced that Nixon would have survived in office if he'd burned the tapes, but I do believe he would have served out his presidency if he'd never made them in the first place." - Thomas Mallon

"I checked out all types of tobacco trying to find one that would be easiest to live with, I ended up using pipe tobacco. It burned slower, and it wasn't as harsh on my throat... It also smelled better." - David Strathairn

"Once I picked up an electric guitar, I lost interest in piano, and I just wanted to rock. I studied piano for so long, I got burned out on it." - Juliana Hatfield

"I was a very good nurse, but I burned out after eight years or so because it wasn't what I truly wanted to do. Writing is what I belong to." - Sue Monk Kidd

"One of the things that really got to me was talking to parents who had been burned out of their villages, had family members killed, and then when men showed up at the wells to get water, they were shot." - Nicholas D Kristof

"The light that burned twice as bright burned half as long." - Cassandra Clare

"Wherever books are burned, human beings are destined to be burned too." - Heinrich Heine

"Where books are burned in the end people will be burned too." - Heinrich Heine

"When books are burned in the end people will be burned too." - Heinrich Heine

"Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned." - Heinrich Heine

"Hell came right along with God, hand in hand. The stink of sulfur swirled in the air of the church, fire burned in the aisles, and brimstone rained out of the rafters. From the evangelist's oven mouth spewed images of a place with pitchforks, and devils, and lakes of fire that burned forever. God had fixed a place like that because he loved us so much." - Harry Crews

"One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. "Oh, no," I said, "Disneyland burned down." He cried and cried, but I think deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late." - Jack Handey

"One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. Oh, no, I said. Disneyland burned down. He cried and cried, but I think that deep down, he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late." - Jack Handey

"We read our mail and counted up our missions In bombers named for girls, we burned The cities we had learned about in school Till our lives wore out; our bodies lay among The people we had killed and never seen. When we lasted long enough they gave us medals; When we died they said, "Our casualties were low." They said, "Here are the maps"; we burned the cities." - Randall Jarrell

"If I was gay, there would be no closet. You would never see the closet I came out of. Why? Because I'd have burned it for kindling by the time I was twelve... If I was gay, at this stage of the game - ?age 37, aging alternative icon - ?I'd be taking out ads." - Henry Rollins

"If I was gay, there would be no closet. You would never see the closet I came out of. Why? Because I'd have burned it for kindling by the time I was twelve... If I was gay, at this stage of the game?age 37, aging alternative icon?I'd be taking out ads." - Henry Rollins

"It wasn't until I started to do 'Poison River' that the readership started falling. 'Poison River' started out very slowly and simply, but then it got really dense and complicated. I don't know, I think the readers just got fed up or burned out. They started dropping off." - Gilberto Hernandez Guerrero

"I come out before an audience and maybe my house burned down an hour ago, maybe my husband stayed out all night, but I stand there. ... I got them with me, right there in my hand and comfortable. That's my job, to make them comfortable, because if they wanted to be nervous they could have stayed home and added up their bills." - Fanny Brice

"Of course, we all inevitably work too hard, then we get burned out and have to spend the whole weekend in our pajamas, eating cereal straight out of the box and staring at the TV in a mild coma (which is the opposite of working, yes, but not exactly the same thing as pleasure)." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"I was a time bomb waiting to detonate, burned out, sick of the music business, out of touch with everything and heavily abusing various substances, disillusioned with life, and intensely needed to work on my character. The only way I could see to do that was to withdraw completely from public life as I had known it before." - Charles Lloyd

"We have to know people who are outside of our own circle, we have to reach out to people we don't know, we have to protect people who are in tremendous danger. And we also have to not get burned out and let our fear and anxiety and depression sink us. So there's lots of things we have to do right now!" - Eve Ensler

"People get so burned out on hearing about sexism, but you know what? I would love to burn out on it. I would love to never talk about that again, but until we're all equal I shall have to fight, and remain fighting." - Rose Mcgowan

"I used to be much heavier when I first started out acting and did a lot of crash dieting and a lot of crash exercise - a ton for a month before you burned out. Then I made a decision in my twenties to only do things that I can do for life, so everything's kind of in moderation for me." - Rhea Seehorn

"I was lingering out on the pavement. There was a missing person inside of myself and I needed to find him . . . I felt done for, an empty burned-out wreck . . . Wherever I am, I'm a '60s troubadour, a folk-rock relic, a wordsmith from bygone days, a fictitious head of state from a place nobody knows." - Bob Dylan

"It wasn't until I started to do 'Poison River' that the readership started falling. 'Poison River' started out very slowly and simply, but then it got really dense and complicated. I don't know, I think the readers just got fed up or burned out. They started dropping off." - Gilbert Hernandez

"Before this DJ thing, I was hopelessly taking things apart to try to figure out how they worked. I'd go mess around with burned-out cars, with my mom's stereo - I was public enemy 1 in my house for that. So my mom noticed that I was interested in this and decided to send me to school so I'd know what I was doing." - Grandmaster Flash

"People don't realize that doing a horror movie is hard work. You're out there all day screaming your lungs out, breathing in toxic make-up fumes, rolling around in the dirt, getting your eyebrows burned off - it's not like doing a sitcom." - Clint Howard

"They [slaves] have stabbed themselves for freedom-jumped into the waves for freedom-starved for freedom-fought like very tigers for freedom! But they have been hung, and burned, and shot-and their tyrants have been their historians!" - Lydia M Child

"If you play with fire, you're gonna get burned." - Bam Bam Bigelow

"My books, at any rate, deserved to be burned." - Alfred Doblin

"I burned my own damn finger pokin' someone else's fire" - Kacey Musgraves

"My house is burned, but I can see the sky." - Lance Armstrong

"I wish the fire burned my leg hair off" - John O'Callaghan

"For the book unwritten is the book burned." - Stan Rice

"Love is friendship set on fire. Hate is friendship burned." - Jeremy Taylor

"I burned too bright. I saw too much." - Marianne de Pierres

"Four liars are about to be burned -A" - Sara Shepard

"It was hot, the night we burned Chrome." - William Gibson

"Mark my words, nothing smells worse than burned scorpion." - Rick Riordan

"America must be burned! America is no good at all." - Louis Farrakhan

"A woman's heart always has a burned mark." - Louise Labe

"The world never burned a casual Christian at the stake." - John R. Rice

"Playing with fire doesn't necessarily get you burned." - Simone Elkeles

"If you play with fire, you're gonna get burned." - Saying

"The moon is brighter since the barn burned." - Matsuo Basho

"I love super crispy, almost burned, snapping-crispy bacon." - David Lynch

"Snow, snow over the whole land across all boundaries. The candle burned on the table, the candle burned." - Boris Pasternak

"[Locating, from scratch, the gene related to a disease is like] trying to find a burned-out light bulb in a house located somewhere between the East and West coasts without knowing the state, much less the town or street the house is on." - Francis Collins

"I do whatever comes my way. But I get burned out on stage. It's a lonely world. I think part of the romanticism about being on the road is you get to meet a lot of - my mom once told me, "You've probably got a woman at every port." Like I'm a pirate. Obviously she doesn't know her son that well." - Zach Galifianakis

"I'm just one of those hopelessly romantic people so I don't think I'll ever run out of stories. I'm always looking for love. But I'm afraid now - by doing what I do - I've missed my chance to ever find it. That I'm destined to get burned again and again." - Chris Carrabba

"But who will dare to speak the truth out clear? The few who anything of truth have learned, And foolishly did not keep truth concealed, Their thoughts and visions to the common herd revealed, Since time began we've crucified and burned" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I won't read a new graphic comic novel until the writer has completed the entire series. I got burned a few times when I got turned on to a book, plowed through it only to find out the author was in the middle of writing the next." - Nick Offerman

"I was very burned out after Buffy. It was exhausting. It took me from essentially 18 on the pilot to being 24 and married when we finished. That show was my life. I was doing movies on the hiatuses and on weekends, but I needed to explore and live that gypsy lifestyle." - Sarah Michelle Gellar

"Here's the beauty of a camera: you don't have to come up with words for what you're looking at... Maybe another angle is needed sometimes. When we're burned out from writing, we can photograph or draw, look at the world in a different way, and photographers could try writing what they see." - Barbara Abercrombie

"I do get away maybe a little bit more than most coaches do, but that seems to have worked for me in my coaching career. I recommended the way not to get burned out from your job is to have some hobbies and get away from it when you can." - Steve Spurrier

"I want you to break the spell. Finish it off." "What do you mean?" "The spell you did on me and Dimitri." "That spell is done. It burned itself out." I shook my head. "No. I keep thinking about him. I keep wanting to..." He smiled knowingly when I didn't finish. "My dear, that was already there, long before I set that up." - Richelle Mead

"Dogbert gazing at night sky No matter how bad the day is, the stars are always there. Dilbert Actually, many of them burned out years ago, but their light is just now reaching earth. DogbertThank you for shattering my comfortable misconception. DilbertIt's the miracle of science." - Scott Adams

"The patients often try to starve themselves, to hang themselves, to cut their arteries; they beg that they may be burned, buried alive, driven out into the woods and there allowed to die. One of my patients struck his neck so often on the edge of a chisel fixed on the ground that all the soft parts were cut through to the vertebrae." - Emil Kraepelin

"And her sweet red lips on these lips of mine Burned like the ruby fire set In the swinging lamp of a crimson shrine, Or the bleeding wounds of the pomegranate, Or the heart of the lotus drenched and wet With the spilt-out blood of the rose-red wine." - Oscar Wilde

"I'm so burned out, the only person I can stand is myself. I'm the only one I would put through this. Wheels and wings, The ride is everything. I'm all I've got. I'm all I can take. Another day has destroyed a part of me. So far so good." - Henry Rollins

"I should have warned her about your habit of never doing what you're told." Jace squinted at her. "Are those Isabelle's clothes? They look ridiculous on you." "I could point out that you burned my clothes." -Jace and Clary pg. 63" - Cassandra Clare

"What can you do if you are thirty and, turning the corner of your own street, you are overcome, suddenly, by a feeling of bliss - absolute bliss - as though you'd suddenly swallowed a bright piece of that late afternoon sun and it burned in your bosom, sending out a little shower of sparks into every particle into every finger and toe?..." - Katherine Mansfield

"Out of the temptation of Hate, and burned by the fire of Despair, triumphant over Doubt, and steeled by Sacrifice against Humiliation, . . . He bent to all the gibes and prejudices, to all hatred and discrimination with that rare courtesy which is the armor of pure souls. . . . he simply worked, inspiring the young, rebuking the old, helping the weak, guiding the strong." - W E B Du Bois

"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure." - Gautama Buddha

"I was burned out, and my wife and I were having our first kid, so I wanted to take some time off. In this business, if you take too long, the landscape changes. So the opportunities that were there when I decided to take a break weren't there when I came back." - Chris O'Donnell

"For that moment, at least, all our doors and windows were wide open; we were not carefully shutting out God's purifying light, in order to feel safe and secure; we were bathed in the same light that burned and yet did not consume the bush. We walked barefoot on holy ground." - Madeleine L'Engle



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