Best Awful Quotes : Awful Sayings In Life

These awful quotes will inspire you. Awful very bad or unpleasant or used to emphasize the extent of something, especially something unpleasant or negative.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging awful quotes, awful sayings, and awful proverbs.

Best Awful Quotes

  1. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” ~ Jesse Owens
  2. “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.” ~ Aeschylus
  3. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~ Dr. Seuss
  4. “Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It’s awful.” ~ Samuel Beckett

  5. “I’ve never been cool and I don’t really care about being cool. It’s just an awful lot of time and hair gel wasted.” ~ Chris Martin
  6. “I usually don’t agree with what I say very much. I’m an awful liar.” ~ David Bowie
  7. “Think of the funniest story from your life. Chances are, it was something awful at the time.” ~ Gina Barreca
  8. “The world is awful but also the world is beautiful. Human beings are awful, but ultimately human beings are tremendous.” ~ Desmond Tutu
  9. “Never knew before what eternity was made for. It is to give some of us a chance to learn German.” ~ Mark Twain

  10. “When you start paying people to be poor, you wind up with an awful lot of poor people.” ~ Milton Friedman
  11. “I actually think in music, learning technical stuff doesn’t matter. You can be as technical as you like, but still sound awful.” ~ Sean Lennon
  12. “There’s not an awful lot that embarrasses me. I’m the kind of actress that absolutely believes in exposing myself.” ~ Kate Winslet
  13. “Well, we spend an awful lot of our time working and doing experiments. It’s very busy up on the shuttle.” ~ Sally Ride

  14. “It’s awful undermining to the intellect, German is; you want to take it in small doses, or first you know your brains all run together, and you feel them flapping around in your head same as so much drawn butter.” ~ Mark Twain
  15. “Convictions, in the end, they can be dangerous, but a world without them is just kind of an awful kind of gray, amorphous mass.” ~ Bono
  16. “Human beings can be awful, but they can also be tremendous.” ~ Desmond Tutu
  17. “Being a funny person does an awful lot of things to you. You feel that you mustn’t get serious with people. They don’t expect it from you, and they don’t want to see it. You’re not entitled to be serious, you’re a clown, and they only want you to make them laugh.” ~ Fanny Brice
  18. “There’s an awful lot of resources that can be drawn upon in an improvised music concert.” ~ Fred Frith

  19. “A turkey is more occult and awful than all the angels and archangels. In so far as God has partly revealed to us an angelic world, he has partly told us what an angel means. But God has never told us what a turkey means. And if you go and stare at a live turkey for an hour or two, you will find by the end of it that the enigma has rather increased than diminished.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  20. “I think there are innumerable gods. What we on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating through human consciousness control events.” ~ William S. Burroughs
  21. “My philological studies have satisfied me that a gifted person ought to learn English (barring spelling and pronouncing) in thirty hours, French in thirty days, and German in thirty years. It seems manifest, then, that the latter tongue ought to be trimmed down and repaired. If it is to remain as it is, it ought to be gently and reverently set aside among the dead languages, for only the dead have time to learn it.” ~ Mark Twain
  22. “For someone who doesn’t even like love stories, I’ve played an awful lot of lovers.” ~ Shahrukh Khan

  23. “When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.” ~ Hilaire Belloc , Awful quotes about friends
  24. “It’s lovely to be told you’re wonderful by someone when you’re used to being told how awful you are.” ~ Lysette Anthony
  25. “That’s the way it is: you have to show your initiative, you have to show talent and availability, and still have an awful lot of luck.” ~ Joan Leslie
  26. “If God holds me to be a pure instrument for the spread of nonviolence in place of the awful violence now ruling the earth, He will give me the strength and show me the way.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  27. “I started to realize that being impolite saves an awful lot of time and costs you nothing.” ~ Jeremy Clarkson

  28. “Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, this is the last you are going to see of him till he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.” ~ Mark Twain
  29. “I spent an awful lot of my life underestimating myself and, as a result, not exceeding my own expectations.” ~ Jane Pauley , Awful quotes life
  30. “Yes, war is hell. It is awful. It involves human beings killing other human beings, sometimes innocent civilians. That is why we despise war.” ~ John O. Brennan
  31. “I don’t know if you have ever been the object of someone’s obsession – but if it’s not of your desire, it is horrible. It is really awful.” ~ Tippi Hedren

  32. “The legs that I have made are far more perfect than the ones nature would have given me – my mother’s side of the family has awful legs.” ~ Aimee Mullins
  33. “Isn’t it awful that cold feet make for a cold imagination and that a pair of woolen socks induce good thoughts!” ~ Franz Grillparzer
  34. “Give up the awful disease that is creeping into our national blood, that idea of ridiculing everything, that loss of seriousness. Give that up. Be strong and have this Shraddha, and everything else is bound to follow.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  35. “Father doesn’t think very sudden, but he thinks awful strong.” ~ Kate Douglas Wiggin

  36. “Jon Stewart says that he was a little kid with a big head. He had very little athletic ability. He went out to the soccer field, and it was awful.” ~ Brian Kilmeade
  37. “The problem I’ve got is that I really, really like drugs. I love everything about them. It is horrific being sober all the time-utterly awful.” ~ Sebastian Horsley
  38. “When we [people] are operating from the belief that we’re not connected, it feels so dangerous and scary and vulnerable and awful.” ~ Alanis Morissette , Feeling awful quotes
  39. “I still get a little nervous when talking to girls. Which is awful, and embarrassing, because I feel like I shouldn’t.” ~ Josh Hutcherson

  40. “I’m very direct. I don’t have tantrums. I don’t yell or shout. I do expect an awful lot from my staff, but no more than I expect of myself.” ~ Tom Ford
  41. “Anything awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral.” ~ Charles Lamb
  42. “I was in an awful lot of trouble in Hollywood.” ~ Eddie Bracken
  43. “Fear is a terrible thing. It makes you do awful things.” ~ Kirk Douglas

  44. “Some people turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to be born that way. They bruise easier, tire faster, cry quicker, remember longer, and, as I say, get sadder younger than anyone else in the world. I know, for I’m one of them.” ~ Ray Bradbury
  45. “When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.” ~ Minna Antrim
  46. “Sometimes I had to room with Tony Kaye and that was awful.” ~ Bill Bruford
  47. “You know, as director of the CIA, I got an awful lot of intelligence about all the horrible things that could go on across the world.” ~ Leon Panetta

  48. “I’m fascinated by the awful, awful things that human beings do to each other.” ~ Edward P. Jones
  49. “Everyone must imagine his own snakes because no one else’s snakes can ever be as awful.” ~ Tove Jansson
  50. “There is a way of looking at an awful place from a certain angle that allows it to take on a beauty because it is what it is.” ~ Richard Gere
  51. “When something awful happens, sometimes people get stuck.” ~ Jennifer Echols

  52. “Cartoonist was the weirdest name I finally let myself have. I would never say it. When I heard it I silently thought, what an awful word.” ~ Lynda Barry
  53. “I’m bloody awful at multitasking.” ~ Brian Eno
  54. “From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.” ~ Leon Trotsky
  55. “I hope I never need to believe in God. It would be an awful confession of failure.” ~ Kenneth Tynan

  56. “I always thought that if I got no love at all early in my standup career, or I was god awful, I thought I’d get into psychology.” ~ Dane Cook
  57. “The awful thing about a conductor becoming geriatric is that you seem to become more desirable, not less.” ~ Neville Marriner
  58. “Thousands of people who say they “love” animals sit down once or twice a day to enjoy the flesh of creatures who have been utterly deprived of everything that could make their lives worth living and who endured the awful suffering and the terror of the abattoirs…” ~ Jane Goodall
  59. “Everyone wants to demagogue everyone else. That may be good politics, but it’s awful policy.” ~ Chris Christie

  60. “But now we’ve finally taken full possession of what is rightfully ours because everyone must feel their own pain–and as awful as that is, it’s also wonderful.” ~ Neal Shusterman
  61. “The things we laugh at are awful while they are going on, but get funny when we look back. And other people laugh because they’ve been through it too. The closest thing to humor is tragedy.” ~ James Thurber
  62. “I started to write before I went to SUNY Purchase music conservatory. As an audition, I submitted what I now think are really awful songs, but I guess they saw something in them.” ~ Regina Spektor
  63. “An awful lot has been written about my temper.” ~ Norman Schwarzkopf

  64. “There’s an awful lot of white British kids who have never really gone hungry, always had a roof to live under but at the same time are desperately unhappy. It’s not total poverty, just a poverty of ideas.” ~ Richey Edwards
  65. “I was back on track, raring to go and then the insomnia kicked in. When you don’t sleep, your faculties are not as sharp as they would normally be. My memory has been affected, I’m not as mentally agile as I would be if I were sleeping properly. I can’t work because to act you need to be able to learn your lines and I can’t do that at the moment. Insomnia is awful. I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy.” ~ Emily Lloyd

Awful is extremely disagreeable or objectionable.

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