Quotes or sayings that keep you going in life.

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glider18
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08 May 2009, 10:26 am

"What we really are matters more than what other people think of us." (Jawaharlal Nehru)

"Anyone can walk right through the boundaries we ordinarily believe are our limitations." (Henry Ford)

"Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo." (H. G. Wells)

"No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not some day be antiquated. To seize the flying thought before it escapes us is our only touch with reality." (Ellen Glasgow)


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08 May 2009, 10:38 am

My mood is my own creation. ~Turdus

Simplex sigillum veri. ~ Ockham via Boerhaave



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08 May 2009, 11:17 am

See Below!


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08 May 2009, 4:11 pm

Lazy people take the greatest pains.


Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)


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08 May 2009, 5:12 pm

The most extraordinary thing about the oyster is this - Irritations get into its shell.He does not like them.But when he cannot get rid of them,
he uses the irritations to do the loveliest thing an oyster ever has the chance to do.If there are irritations in our lives today,there is only
one prescription: make a pearl.It may be a pearl of patience,but,anyhow, make a pearl.And it takes love and faith to do it.

- Harry Emerson Fosdick

p.s. something else that is beautiful despite
being made from irritations (dust particles in super-cooled water) is a snow crystal.


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08 May 2009, 9:08 pm

Like unto a kidney stone, this too shall pass.

In eight billion years, the Sun will exhaust its hydrogen fuel. In its dying throes, it will expand for a short time (a million years at most) into a red giant star, its diameter engulfing the orbit of Earth. It will then collapse into a white dwarf, spending the remainder of its life burning its way through the elemental table to iron. When that day comes, will anyone remember this?

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No sense being a damn fool about it. - W. C. Fields

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain. - the Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear, in Frank Herbert's novel Dune

All of us get lost in the darkness,
Dreamers learn to steer by the stars;
All of us spend time in the gutter,
Dreamers turn to look at the cars...
- Rush, "Scars", Presto


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09 May 2009, 5:25 pm

If someone isn't pulling their weight,they're probably pushing their luck.


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09 May 2009, 8:23 pm

"A stranger is just a friend you haven't met yet!"

"Why look to the past, if one can look to the future?"

"Expect the worse, but hope for the best"

"What is normal when everybody is different?"



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11 May 2009, 4:16 pm

DeaconBlues wrote:
Like unto a kidney stone, this too shall pass.


I like!

These are just a few of mine...

All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well. (Julian of Norwich)

Don't accept anything just because it's been passed down for generations, or because it's traditional, or because 'everyone knows' it's true, or because you read it in a book, or because it sounds logical, or because it fits in with what you already believe, or because it's common sense, or because you like the idea, or because you trust the guy who told you. But when you've checked an idea out for yourself and you find it's sound, moral, accepted by people who know what they're talking about, and tends to make you happier and better off, accept it and live by it. (Gautama Buddha)

You've all got to work it out for yourselves! (Brian of Nazareth)

I am following my fishie. (Delirium)

I found God in myself and I loved Her fiercely. (Ntozake Shange)

Whatever you dream you can do, begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Begin it now.
(Goethe)

It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end. (Ursula K. LeGuin)

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. (Kurt Cobain)


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11 May 2009, 8:17 pm

a fire agate a day, keeps the doctor away



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11 May 2009, 8:36 pm

"you are what you drink and i'm a bitter man"



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11 May 2009, 9:20 pm

OMG, this is back from 2008....amazing how time flies and I still go by the quote I already posted here.


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11 May 2009, 11:16 pm

"I see my attempt to butter you up has failed, time to get the real butter"
-Kathryne David

"I think it's a great thing to have hobbies, it's just that all yours are stupid."
-Boehmer


"There's no such thing as an "Artic Fag""
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13 May 2009, 10:41 am

MR_BOGAN, for me my favorite quote would be the following..

"Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves."



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18 May 2009, 3:58 pm

'The truth shall make ye fret'
-Terry Pratchett

'All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.'
-Baruch Spinoza

'To create a little flower is the labour of ages.'
-William Blake

'Listen to the fool's reproach! It is a kingly title.'
-William Blake

'It is not difficult to die well; it is difficult to live well.'
-Rome, Open City (film)

'And they shall have me sentenced to death, or to prison, or to exile, or to the loss of my rights as a citizen, terrible evils in the eyes of Melytus and his friends; but for me the greatest evil is that which Anytus commits at this very moment, which is to labour for the death of an innocent man.'
-Socrates

'A young man learning is like the light of the morning; a middle-aged man learning is like the light of a fire; an old man learning is like a faint candle. But it is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.'
-Chinese proverb?


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