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"Burn fire, burn higher, keep within you, my desire" --Unknown


"Those who fear the darkness have no idea what the light can do" --Katasai_Rakshasa


"In ebonics, 'We be fucked!'" --Pinball 'Con Air'


"There is an atmosphere of well-sounding oratory that likes to attach itself to dress clothes. Away with it!" -Einstein


"The majority is simply all the fools are on the same side" --Artic_Magician_Tunlor_Whek


"I don't worry about the people that don't like me, they can all go to hell!" --Victoria Richardson


"If it don't squeal, it ain't worth killin'!" -ice_fox1211


"If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies." Einstein


"I'm here to kick ass, or chew bubble gum, and I'm all outta bubble gum" -Duke Nukem


"The dark is not painful, just different" --Maskus_the_Ancient_Vampire


"Nooch to the Naga Nooch. Snoochie Boochies" --Jay 'Mallrats'


"I like neither new clothes nor new kinds of food." -Einstein


" " --Silent Bob 'Mallrats'


"...Round and round we spin...feet of lead and wings of tin..." --Robert Bjornsen


"If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts." -Einstien


"Man is never closer to God then when he bends down to touch an animal in need" --Roary Kennedy Smith


"Wisdom is easy to find, what's rare is to find a man who uses it" -Bane SwordStryke


"I have reached an age when, if someone tells me to wear socks, I don't have to." -Einstein


"I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right." -Einstein


"Mystery can be a cloak of protection, or a gun at your head" -Jackal


"One of the amazing abilities of man is to learn from his past mistakes, but what is even more amazing is how often he chooses not to" -Unknown


"Never give up. When they get you down, you get back up, and you FIGHT!" -Jackal


"Don't let them push you around, for every bruies they give, give them five broken bones" -Jackal


"A theory can be proved by an experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory." -Einstein


"I didn't train you this long for you to give up now! Rise u! You show them what an Outcast can do!" -Jackal


"The highest destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule." -Einstein


"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits." -Einstein


"Blessed are the meek for they are timid" -The Bible


"The sleep of reason breeds monsters" -GOYA


"And laugh--But smile no more" -Edgar Allen Poe 'The Haunted Palace'


"All I want to do is show you how utterly, utterly powerless you are against me" -Dean "Rogue" Vandahla


"When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained." -Mark Twain


"I would not could not kill the king, I could not poison anything" -Jay^


"Oh, what tangled webs we weave. When first we practice to deceive." -Sir Walter Scott


"Thou goatish boil-brained malt-worm!" -Shakespeare


"He who hesitates is a damned fool!" -Mae West


"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowliness. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." -Mark Twain


"Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value." -Einstein


"I don't know how man will fight World War 3, but I do know how they will fight World War 4; with sticks and stones." -Einstein


"There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there." -Einstein


"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight-it's the size of the fight in the dag." -Dwight D. Eisenhower


"Am I not detroying my enemies when I make friends of them?" -Abraham Lincoln


"It's better to be silent and thought a fool than to open your mouth and prove it." -Mark Twain


"By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes" -The Witches 'MacBeth'


"Fair is foul, and foul is fair." -The Witches 'MacBeth'


"Double, double, toil and trouble; fire burn, and cauldron bubble" -The Witches 'MacBeth'


"What's done cannot be undone." -Lady Macbeth 'MacBeth'


"Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow..." -Macbeth 'MacBeth'


"An empty stomach is not a good political advisor." -Einstein


"I am Vampire Princess Miyu, give me your blood... and I will give you any dream your heart desires..." -Vampire Princess Miyu


"You'd better be careful. It could be dangerous to touch somebody's past." -Vampire Princess Miyu


"We are vampires, we catch people with these hands, and draw blood with these lips... Our time goes by impalpable under the shadow of the human world." -Vampire Princess Miyu


"I drank his blood, he is mine!" -Vampire Princess Miyu


"People always talk like that... with clouded eyes and tainted lips... even though the truth is always within them" -Vampire Princess Miyu


"Nothing beautiful can last forever..." -Vampire Princess Miyu


"Is it alright, if one forgets? I don't forgive those who forget love, sadness, and anger... because I must not forget" -Vampire Princess Miyu


"Tea is always bitter... but blood is warm and sweet." -Vampire Princess Miyu


"I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world." -Socrates


"Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters." -Einstein


"A storm broke loose in my mind." -Einstein


"Born in lust turn to dust, born in sin come on in" -Linoge 'Storm of the Century'


"Give me what I want and I'll go away." -Linoge 'Storm of the Century'


"Did you really think you could call up the devil and ask him to behave?" -Mulder


"I think crime pays. The hours are good, you get to travel a lot." -Woody Allen


"The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get to the office." -Robert Frost


"When I was young, the Dead Sea ws still alive." -George Burns


"True art is chracterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist." -Einstein


"Throw a lucky man into the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth" -Arab Proverb


"The wbes of our life is of mingled yarn, good and ill together." -Shakespeare


"From small beginnings come great things." -Dutch Proverb


"If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?" -Einstein


"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." -Shakespeare


"If you shoot a mime, should you use a silencer?" -Jack Handy


"Why do kamikazi pilots wear helmets?" -Jack Handy


"Why do they bother sterilizing the needles for lethal injections?" -Jack Handy


"I am powerful, I am immortal, I can do anything, I am cursed, I am the Darkness" -Jackie Estacado.


"And the lord came to me while I was in slmber and took me high into the air and he took me to a vast farmland of the midwest as I decended I heard the cries of thousands of screams and I asked the Angel Of The Lord what are those cries and he said those are the cries of the carrost see for tomorrow is the harvest day for them it is the holocaust" -GabriaL_DeLioncore_of_BLackRose


"Everyman dies, not everyman really lives" -William Wallace


"A black hole is where God divides by zero" -Anonymous


"When all else fails pick E.) none/all of the above" -Mrs. Krumpe


"Education is that which allows you to get into more intelligent trouble." -Anonymous


"Curiosity killed the cat. Satisfaction brought it back" -Anonymous


"To your coffin. May it be built of the wood of a hundred-year-old oak tree, which I shall plant tomorrow." -Irish Proverb


"Speak the truth, but leave immediately after" -Slovenian Proverb


"In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king" -Erasmus


"One cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war." -Einstein


"When all else fails, follow directions. (Until then...)" -Anonymous


"2000 years ago Egyptians worshipped cats as gods. cats have never forgotten this." -Anonymous


"To 'err' is human; to blame the next guy even mroe so." -Anonymous


"What really interests me is whether God has any chouse in the creation of the world." Einstein


"Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them" -Einstein


"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove doubt" -Mark Twain


"A stumble may prevent a fall" -English Proverb


"Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intellgently" -Anonymous


"It is only to the individual that a soul is given" -Einstein


"It is the theory that decides what we can observe" -Einstein


"If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut." -Einstein


"Only two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the former." -Einstein


"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources." -Einstein


"The most incmprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible." -Einstein


"What is inconceiveable about the universe is that it is at all conceivable." -Einstein


"The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility." -Einstein


"Destiny is nto a matter of chance, but of choice, not something to wish for, but to attain." -William Jennings Bryan


"I believe in making the world a safe place for our children, but not our children's children, because I don't think children should be having sex." -Jack Handey


"A good way to threaten somebody is to light a stickof dynamite. Then you call the guy and hold the burning fuse up to the phone. 'Hear that?' you say. 'That's dynamite, baby.'" -Jack Handey


"I hope if dogs take over the world, and they choose a king, they don't just go by size, because I bet there are some Chihuahuas with some good ideas." -Jack Handey


"On 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


"Too bad you can't buy a voodoo globe so that you could make the earth spin real fast and freak everybody out." -Jack Handey


"I bet the main reason teh police keep people away form a plane crash is they don't want anybody walking in and lying down in the crash stuff, then, when somebody comes up, act like they just woke up and go, "What was THAT?!" -Jack Handey


"If you're a horse, and someone gts on you, and falls off, then gets right back on you, I think you should buck him off right away." -Jack Handey


"Love lasts when the relationship comes fist." -Anonymous


"Love is a frindship set on fire." -Jeremy Taylor


"The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a connon, but it s echo lasts a great deal longer." -Oliver Wendell Holmes


"Life is too important to take seriously." -Corky Siegel


""No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong." -Einstein


"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized." -Einstein


"Common sense is the collection of prejudices aquired by age eighteen." -Einstein


"The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life." -Einstein


"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." -Einstein


"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." -Einstein


"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" -Einstein


"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." -Einstein


"The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." -Lao Tzu


"The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnstly." -Buddha


"I'll be here waiting for you, I'll be under your stars forever." -SP


"Insanity--a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world." -R.D.Laing


"Often the real test of courage is not to die, but to live." -Vittorio Alfieri


"Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within." -James Baldwin


"The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn." -H.G.Wells


"I have become rathe rlike King Midas, except that everything turns not into gold but into a circus." -Einstein


"As long as Nazi violence was unleashed only, or mainly, against teh Jews, the rest of the world looked on passively and even teaties and agreements were made with the patently criminal government of the Third Reich.... The doors of Palestine were closed to Jewishh immigrants, and no country could be found that would admit those forsaken people. They were left to perish like their brothers and sisters in the occupied countries. We shall never forget the heroic efforts of the small countries, of the Scandinavian, the Dutch, the Swiss nations, and odf individuals in the occupied part of Europe who did all in their power to protect Jewish lives." -Einstein


"How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who ar e wise and of goodwill! In such a place even I would be an ardent patriot." -Einstein


"It has become appallingly clear that our technology has surpassed our humanity." -Einstein


"The only real valuable thing is intuition." -Einstein


"A person starts to live when he can live outside himself." -Einstein


"Words - do innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them." -Nathaniel Hawthorne


"...they think that I'm strange...they say that I'm a dreamer...but I don't complain, though I don't have much to call my own. I know a place where I keep the best of things. I'm not gonna wait for my piece of heaven where there's a road, it leads to the promised land. I just turn the key, the key to the kingdom." -The Kingdom


"Twenty years from now you will be more disaappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Drea. Discover." -Mark Twain


"The day we lose our need for dreams is the day the human race forfeits its soul." -John Chiam


"Don't walk ahead, I may not follow. Don't walk behind, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend." -Albert Camus


"I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who have not got the guts to bite people themselves." -August Strindberg


"If they give you lined paper, write the other way." -Anonymous


"Don't go where the path may lead; go where there is no path and leave a trail." -Anonymous


"A child does not have to be taught how to be happy or the ways of love. It is fear, hatred, & prejudice that have to be taught. And from the condition of the world we can see that unfortunately there are some very good teachers." -Javan


"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." -George Bernard Shaw


"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run that outirght exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing." -Helen Keller


"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." -T.S. Eliot


"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." -Einstein


"Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing." -Einstein


"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it." -Einstein


"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education." -Einstein


"Technological progress is like an axe in teh hands of a pathological criminal." -Einstein


"Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achueved by understanding." -Einstein


"In order to form an imaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep." -Einstein


"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead." -Einstein


"No, this trick won't work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so immportant a biological phenomenon as firrst love?" -Einstein


"If you ever fall off the Sears Tower, just go real limp, because maybe you'll loook like a dummy and people will try to catch you because, hey, free dummy." -Jack Handy


"Whenever I see an old lady slip and fall on a wet sidewalk, my first instinct is to laugh. But then I think, what if I was an ant, and she fell on me. Then it wouldn't seem quite so funny." -Jack Handy


"If you go parachuting, and your parachute doesn't open, and your friends are all watching you fall, I think a funny gag would be to pretend you were swimming." -Jack Handy


"If you're robbing a bank and you're pants fall down, I think it's okay to laugh and to let the hostages laugh toom because, come on, life is funny." -Jack Handy


"I think the mistake a lot of us make is thinking that the state-appointed shrink is our friend." -Jack Handy


"If you're in war, instead of throwing a hand grenade at the enemy, throw one of those small pumpkins. Maybe it'll make everyone think how stupid war is, and while they are thinking, you can throw a real grenade at them." -Jack Handy


"Beware of the fury of the patient man." -John Dryden


"Si Hoc Legere Scis Nimium Eruditionis Habes. (trnaslation: If you can read this you're overeducated.)" -unknown


"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought wihtout accepting it." -Aristotle


"The issue isn't whether you're paranoid, it's whether you're paranoid enough." -Strange Days


"Life is what you make of it, so live it up today, because yesterday has passed and tomorrow may never come." -Anonymous


"The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once." -Einstein


"Why is it that nobody understands me and everybody likes me?" -Einstein


"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When yousit on a cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity." -Einsetin


"E=mcsquared (Energy equals mass times the square of the speed of light.)" -Einstein


"If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend." -Stone Temple Pilots


"Don't cry when the sun is gone because the tears won't let you see the stars." -Violeta Parra


"Tomby - all right, you call me a tomboy. Tomboys get medals, tomboys win championships, tomboys can fly. One more thing: tomboys aren't boys." -Anonymous


"Even though we said goodbye, remember we watch the same sunset." -Anonymous


"People tell you to be yourself...like yourself is some defined thing." -Mscl


"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down." -Oprah Winfrey


"The night is my companio...solitude my guide...and I would be the one to hold you down, kiss you so had, I'll tkae your breath away...my body aches to breathe your breath, your words keep me alive." -Sarah McLachlan


"I love your smile at me, love the way your hands reach out and hold me near...I believe this is heaven to no one else but me." -Sarah McLachlan


"I tell you how I feel but you don't care, I say tell me the truth, but you don't dare, you say love is a hell you cannot bear, and I say gimme mine back and then go there for all I care." -Fiona Apple


"Excuse me, I think I've mistaken you for somebody else, somebody who gave a damn, somebody mor elike myself." -Jewel


"You're stretchin' out your arms to something thats just not there." -Tonic


"I wanna be there when I'm outta towne and when your whole damn world is crashing down." -Blessid Union of Souls


"Cause you don't know what you have 'till your everything is gone." -Blessid Union of Souls


"Hey, little girl, keep dancing...hey, little girl, keep dancing alone...'cause theres not enough time in your life to stay here." -Tonic


"If you could only see the way she loves me then maybe you would understand why I feel this way about our love and what I must do...if you could only see how blue her eyes can be whenshe says....when she says she loves me." -Tonic


"I wish I'd seen you as a little girl, without your armous to fend off the world...I woudl have kept you underneath my wing...I would protect you from everything." -Tonic


"Deep down I'm shaken by the violence of existing for only you." -Sarah McLachlan


"All I need now is intellectual intercourse." -Alanis Morissette


"We'll love you just the way you are...if you'r eperfect." -Alanis Morissette


"Don't you know you're riding on a carousel that's going nowhere round and round and round...when will it end?" -Meril Nainnridge


"We underestimate the beauty and the power of one." -Meril Bainbridge


"Cause it's just another one of his Jedi mind tricks." -Poe


"He wasn't claustrophobic, but he has a logical and healthy fear of being confined in an extremely cramped place ninety feet below the ice, in the arctic wilderness, while surrounded by fifty-eight enormous packages of explosives that were ticking rapidly toward detonation. He was funny that way." -Dean Koontz


"Whever you go, whatever you do...I will be right here waiting for you." -Richard Marx


"Human beings are not condemned, because of their biological constitution, to annihilate each other or to be at the mercy of a cruel, self-inflicted fate." -Einstein


"The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder." -Einstein


"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." -Einstein


"Among my most prized possessions are the words I have never spoken." -Orson Rega Card


"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


"Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not." -George Bernard Shaw


"Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child." -Ron Wild


"Courage is not teh absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something is more important than fear." -Ambrose Redmoon


"You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel as if you've lost a friend." -Anonymous


"Now I know." -Aidan Chambers


"Oh Afra! To be so close and so far away. Our minds were one our bodies separate. Deneb! Deneb!" -'The Rowan', Anne McCaffrey


"To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven." -'All the Weyrs of Pern', Anne McCaffrey


"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed." -Albert Einstein


"It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absrd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart." -Anne Frank


"If we're going to be damned, let's be damned for who we really are." -Captain Jean-Luc Picard


"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; and optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -Sir Winston Churchill


"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow." -Helen Keller


"Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." -Banjamin Franklin


"Why are you hiding your head in your shell tiny turtle?" -Boid


"Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness" -Chinese Proverb


"Examine what is said, not him who speaks it." -Arab Proverb


"To please himself only, the cat purrs." -Irish Proverb


"Be happy while you're living, for tyou're long time dead." -Scottish Proverb


"Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you." -Maori Proverb


"After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a huntr came along and shot him. The Moral: when you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut." -Unknown


"Arguing with a stubborn person is much like mud wrestling with a pig. Pretty soon you realize the pig likes it." -Unknown


"Anyone who uses the phrase 'easy as taking candy from a baby' has never tried taking candy from a baby." -Anonymous


"I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant." -Robert McCloskey


"The wise are not learned; the learned are not wise." -Lao-tse, Tao Te Ching


"Education is not what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten." -B.F. Skinner


"Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved." -Van Kamm


"Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, is awesomely simple, that's creativity." -Charles Mingus


"If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done." -Ludwig Wittgenstein


"A baby sitter is a teenager acting like an adult while the adults are out acting like teenagers." -Anonymous

"A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it." -Anonymous


"A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but as a group decide that nothing can be done." -Anonymous


"A computer is almost human- - except it doesn't blame it's mistakes on another computer." -Anonymous


"A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used ot be." -Anonymous


"America is a country which produces citizens who will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote." -Anonymous


"An adolescent is a person who acts like a baby when not trated like an adult." -Anonymous


"Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow." -Anonymous


"A synonym is a word you use in place of one you can't spell." -Anonymous


"Better to break your word than do worse in keeping it." -Anonymous


"Theater, art, literature, cinema... must be cleansed of all manifestations of our rotting world..." -Adolf Hitler

"Her blood coursed through my veins, sweeter than life itself, and as it did, Lestat's words made sense to me: I knew peace only when I killed, and when I heard her heart, and that terrible rhythm, I knew again what peace could be." -Brad Pitt as Louis in Interview With The Vampire


"God kills indiscriminately and so shall we, for no creatures under God are as non so like him as ourselves." -Tom Cruise as Lestat in Interview With The Vampire


"This would sharpen you up and get you ready for a bit of the old ultra-violence." -Malcom McDowell as Alex DeLarge in A Clockwork Orange


"I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark burn out in a brilliant blaze, than it be stifled bu dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet." -Jack London, 1916


"And with tears of blood he cleansed the hand, the hand that held steel: For only blood can wipe out blood and only tears can heal." -"The Ballad of Reading Gaol," Oscar Wilde


"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite." -Sir Winston Churchill


"We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough?" -Niels Bohr


"I would have made a good Pope." -Richard Nixon


"When choosing between two evils, I like to try the one I've never tried before." -Mae West


"Please provide the date of your death." -IRS Letter


"Never hit a man with glasses; hit him with your fist." -Anonymous


"One good turn gets most of the blankets." -Anonymous


"There are three kinds of people: those who can count, and those who can't." -Anonymous


"We are the people our parents warned us about." -Jimmy Buffett


"People only see what they are prepared to see." -Ralph Waldo Emerson


"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." -Franklin D. Roosevelt


"Why yes--a bullproof vest." -James Rodges' final request before the firing squad


"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." -James Bladwin


"No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit." -Sir Frederick G. Banting


"There never was a genius without a tincture of madness." -Aristotle


"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." -Mark Twain


"Boldness in execution is nearly always necessary. But in planning and fitting out expeditions or detachments; great circumspection is a virtue." -General Winfield Scott


"Men are not disturbed by things, but by the views they take of them." -Epictetus The Enchiridion


"Can you see the real me?" -The Who in The Real Me


"That's one of the peculiar things about bad moods---we often fool ourselves and create misery by telling ourselves things that simply are not true." -David D. Burns, M.D.


"There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's yuor own self." -Aldous Huxley


"Your happiness is intertwined with your outlook on life." -Fortune Cookie


"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of he always declares that it is his duty." -George Bernard Shaw


"I am not in this world to live up to other people's expectations, nor do I feel that teh world must live up to mine." -Fritz Perls


"Only the shallow know themselves." -Oscar Wilde


"Carpe diem. (cease the day)" -Horace


"Eighty percent of success is showing up." -Woody Allen


"Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep." -Fran Lebowitz


"Life is just one damned thing after another." -Elbert Hubbard


"It's not true that life is one damn thing after another, it is one damn thing over and over." -Edna St. Vincent Millay


"Life is something that everyone should try as least once." -Micheal Moncur


"Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it." -Christopher Morley


"Life is an overlong drama through which we sit being nagged by the memories of having read the reviews." -John Updike


"Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on." -Samuel Butler


"Models are to be used, not believed." -H. Theil


"If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live." -Lin Yutang


"Diplomacy---the art of saying Nice doggie 'til you can find a stick." -Wynn Catlin


"The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it." -Abbie Hoffman


"Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be." -Kurt Vonnegut


"It is a puzzling thing. The truth knocks on the door and you say, 'Go away, I'm looking for the truth.' and so it goes away. Puzzling." -Robert M. Pirsig


"Few people are successful unless a lot of other people want them to be." -Charles Brower


"No one ever listened himself out of a job." -Calvin Coolidge


"If you're going to do something wrong, at least enjoy it." -Leo Rosten


"Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes." -Lewis Girzzard


"There is no substitute for victory." -General Douglas MacArthur


"Faith: not *wanting* to know what is true." -Friedrich Nietzsche


"Do. Or Don't do. There is no try." -Yoda


"The hardes thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn." -David Russell


"My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn." -Louis Adamic


"A friend is one before whom I may think aloud." -Ralph Waldo Emerson


"The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out." -Chinese Proverb


"All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it." -Samuel Butler


"Es ist nicht genug zu wissen man muss auch anwenden. Es ist nicht genug zu wollen man muss auch tun. TRANSLATION: It isnot enough to have knowledge, one must apply it. It is not enough to have wishes, one must also accomplish." -Goethe


"It is respectable to have no illusions-and safe- and profitable- and dull." -Joseph Conrad


"An optimist stays up untilmidnight o see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves." -Bill Vaughan


"Most men pursue please with such breathless haste that they hurry past it." -Soren Kierkegaard


"Thought is only a flash between two long nights but this flash is everything." -Henri Poincare


"When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him *whose*?" -Don Marquis


"A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad." -Bob Edwards


"Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair." -Khalil Gibran, The Prophet


"The mountains, I become a part of it...The morning mists, the clouds, the gatehring waters, I become a part of it." -Navajo Chant


"Climb the mountians and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the torms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." -John Muir


"In the mountina, stillness surges up, to explore its own height; In the lake, movement stands still to contemplate its own depth." -Rabindranath Tagore


"The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time." -Henry David Thoreau


"It is written on the arched sky it looks out from every star...It is the poetry of Nature it is that which uplifts the spirit within us..." -John Ruskin


"Kepp close to Nature's heart...and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountina or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean." -John Muir


"Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth. We did not weave the web of life; we are merelt a strand in it. What we do with the web, we do to ourselves..." -Chief Seattle


"The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, "charm", "spell", "enchantment". They express teh arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery." -G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy


"This song of the waters is audible to every ear, but there is othe rmusic in these hills, by no means audible to all...On a still night, when the campfire is low and the Pleiades have climbed over rimrocks, sit quietly and listen...and think hard of everything you have seen and tried to understand. Then you may hear it - a vast pulsing harmony - its score inscribed on a thousand hills, its notes the lives and deaths of plants and animals, its rhythms, spanning the seconds and the centuries." -Aldo Leopold


"To him that has, more shall be given; but from him that has not, the little that he has shall be taken away." -Saint Matthew


"Guilt is the gift that keeps on giving." -Jewish Proverb


"Everyone can master a grief but he who has it." -William Shakespeare


"Never speak more clearly than you think." -Jeremy Bernstein


"Rise early. Work late. Strike oil." -J. Paul Getty


"It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it." -Joseph Joubert


"The more I see, the more I see there is to see." -John Sebastian


"Do not free a camel of the burdenof his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel." -G.K. Chersterton


"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by teh laughter of the gods." -Albert Einstein


"One of the best ways to measure people is to watch the way they behave when something free is offered." -Ann Landers


"Someone once said that those who are mentally and emotionally healthy are those who have leanred when to say Yes. whento say No. and when to say Whoopee!" -William S. Krabill M.D.


"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -Eleanor Roosevelt


"A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong" -Thomas Szasz


"There is the greatest practical benefit in making few failures early in life." -Thomas Henry Huxley


"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." -Albert Einstein


"The probability that we may fail in the truggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just." -Abraham Lincoln


"Suffering is not good for the soul, unless it teaches you to stop suffering." - Jane Roberts


"...adults are just obsolete childrenn and the hell with them." -Dr. Seuss


"It takes two to speak truth--one to speak and another to hear." -Henry David Thoreau


"Never play another person's game. Play your own." -Andrew Salter


"Be fair with others, but keep after them until they're fair with you." -Alan Alda


"There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth." -Leo Tolstoy


"If a person continues to see only giants, it mans he is still looking at the world through the eyes of a child." -Anais Nim


"Courage is the resistance to fear, mastery of fear---not the absence of fear." -Mark Twain


"Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding." -Albert Einstein


"Unity is plural and, at minumum, two." -R. Buckminster Fuller


"When angry, count five; when very angry, swear." -Mark Twain


"All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are." -Pablo Neruda


"A barbarian...[is one who] thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature." -George Bernard Shaw in Caeser and Cleopatra


"Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards." -Kilkelard


"When we think we lead we most are led." -Byron


"I had rather have a fool to make me merry, than experience to make me sad." -William Shakespeare


"A little rebellion now and then is a mdicine necessary for the sound helth of government." -Thomas Jefferson


"Is there anyone so wise as to learn from the experience of others?" -Voltaire


"If everything is coming your way, you're in the wrong lane." -Unknown


"We don't appreciate the good times as much as we complain about the bad times." -Unknown


"Only a madman is dead sure of his sanity." -Uknown


"Common sense is not so common." -Uknown


"Silence is a test, easily misread." -Unknown


"Don't criticize what you don't understand." -Unknown


"Friends are as dangerous as enemies." -Uknown


"Revenge is a confession of pain." -Uknown


"Why do people say yes when they mean no?" -Janis Joplin


"Now that I'm here, where am I?" -Janis Joplin


"Get it while you still can." -Janis Joplin


"I love mankind; it's people I can't stand." -Uknown


"The world is a comedy for those whothink; a tragedy for those who feel." -Unknown


"Tears are no proof of innocense." -Kathryn Podsiadlo


"Money often costs too much." -Unknown


"You were made an original, not a copy." -Unknown


"Don't die until you're dead." -Unknown


"Some things are better off kept secret." -Jennifer Ramirez


"Actions speak louder than words." -Unknown


"Everybody laughs in the same language." -Unknown


"Don't forget the golden rule. He who has the gold makes the rules." -Unknown


"Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity." -Annonymous


"That which does not kill makes you stronger." -Viktor Frankl (1905-1997)


"Revenge is a dish best served cold." -Unknown


"There is no justice among men." --Czar Nicholas II (1868-1918)

"When fate hands us a lemon, let's make lemonade." -Carnegie


"The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." -Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"There is no such thing as a free lunch." -Friedman


"A masterful retreat is itself a victory." -N.V. Peale


"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." -Theodore Roosevelt


"'Change' is scientific, 'progress' is ethical; change is indubitable whereas progress is a matter of controversy." -Bertrand Russell in Sceptical Essays, 1928


"It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this." -Bertrand Russell


"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important." -Bertrand Russell


"There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval." -George Santayana


"When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself." -Isaac Basheis Singer


"The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humble for one." -William Stekel


"Its better to know some of the questions, than all of the answers." -James Thurber


"The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat." -Lily Tomlin


"The strongest of all warriors are these two---Time and Paience." -Leo Tolstoy


"I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution." -Wernher von Braun


"Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do." -Lin Yutang


"There ain't no rules around here. We're trying to accomplish something." -Thomas Edison about his laboratory


"All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost." -J.R.R. Tolkein


"And we thank Thee that darkness remind us of light." -T.S. Eliot


"Those who really seek the path to enlightenment dictate terms to their mind. Then they proceed with strong determination." -Buddha


"Whate'er the passion---knowledge, frame, or pelf. Not one will change his neighbour with himself." -Alexander Pope


"Do not become attached to the things you like, do not become attached to the things you dislike. Sorrow, fear and bondage come from one's likes and dislikes." -Buddha


"I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." -Anonymous


"I am ready to meet my maker. Whether my maker is prepared to meet me is another matter." -Winston Churchill


"Fame is good for only one thing---they will cash your check in a small town." -Truman Capote


"Never give in. Never. Never. Never. Never." - Winston Churchill


"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." -Thomas Edison


"Leisure time is five or six hours when you sleep at night." -Goerge Allen


"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers." -Pablo Picasso


"Imagination is more important than knowledge." -Albert Einstein


"Life is short. Live it up." -Nikita Khrushchev


"I hate quotations. Tell me what you know." -Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Nobody can be exactly like me. Soemtimes even I have trouble doing it." -Tallulah Bankhead


"Be wiser than other people, if you ca, but do not tell them so." -Lord Chesterfeild


"Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win." -Jonathan Kozol


"Don't be afraid o take big steps if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps." -David Lloyd George


"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" -Dr. Robert Scheller


"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" -Lord Acton


"Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as as if nothing happened." -Sir Winston Churchill


"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." -Sir Winston Churchill


"Thou mayest rule over sin." -John Steinbeck in East of Eden


"This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow as the night the day, thou 'canst not then be false to any man." -William Shakespeare


"I am not a teacher, but an awakener." -Robert Frost


"Freedom is the ability to habe or to *not have* what you want without closing your heart." -Stephen Levine


"Playing on the edge means being willing to go into the unknown. It means approaching that place where real growth occurs." -Stephen Levine in Who Dies?


"The infinately little have a pride infinitely great." -Voltaire


"It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." -Alfred Adler


"Any excuse will serve a tyrant." -Aesop


"There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle." -Robery Alden


"When your ship comes in, make sure you are willing to unload it." -Robert Anthony


"There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: (1) not going all the way, and (2) not starting." -Buddha


"To have a right to do a thing is not all the same as to be right in foing it." -G.K. Chesterton


"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool foever." -Chinese Proverb


"Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law." -Aleister Crowley


"Minds are like parachutes---they only function when open." -Thomas Dewar


"Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong." -John Diefenbaker


"Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others." -Fyodor Dostoyevsky


"Small is the number of them that see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts." -Albert Einstein


"Whoso would be a man, must be a noncomformist." -Ralph Waldo Emerson


"A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends." -Baltasar Gracian


"In the long run we are all dead." -John Maynard Kernes