Quotes with suddenly
The regular early morning yell of horror was the sound of Arthur Dent waking up and suddenly remembering where he was.
Life, the Universe and Everything (1982)
All women are aware of that moment when suddenly the boys don't look at you. It's a fairly common thing, when suddenly you no longer attract that instant male attention because of the way you look. I never really knew how to enjoy beauty, but it took the form of a subconscious arrogance, expecting things, all muddled up with celebrity. Then you begin to deal with it. In the 1970s I was amazed to be talked about as a 60s sex symbol. I wasn't that person, as if I were a doll from the past. I had to learn to come to terms with that. It's funny, it's silly, the ridiculousness of having asked so much of celebrity. Then it becomes really interesting and very much part of the excitement of the life you're living now, knowing you're approaching the end of it.
Interview with New York Times, published April 18, 2007.
The little things that made up the fabric of the first six years of my life were suddenly ripped away, and I didn't have anyone around me who loved me. Not one single person.
Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there's shadow -- no, not just shadow, but fullness. You've got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that's real.
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
"Life in Hell"
Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
Never use the words "suddenly" or "all hell broke loose." This rule doesn't require an explanation. I have noticed that writers who use "suddenly" tend to exercise less control in the application of exclamation points.
From Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, as appeared in The New York Times (July 16, 2001)
There are no magic beans that you can toss in the ground and suddenly a bunch of money grows on trees.
President of the United States. Emphasizing the importance of the November 23, 2011 deadline for a congressional supercommittee to reach an agreement on how to lower the deficit by $1.2 trillion.
The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly all sorts of powers, all sort of abilities which you thought never belonged to you-suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, Well, I’ll have a go, too.
The car suddenly veered off the road and we came to a sliding halt in the gravel. I was hurled against the dashboard. My attorney was slumped over the wheel. "What’s wrong?" I yelled. "We can’t stop here. This is bat country!"
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1971)