A Few Quick Quotes

Quotes... Everyone's favorite way to pass time, sign their names, and just generally amuse themselves (and everyone else!). You know you love them - you clicked on this page, so now go ahead and enjoy them! (The quotes are in violet and my comments are in white.) If you have a favorite quote that I don't have here - funny, serious, sweet, touching, whatever - then please send it to me at annesparkles@hotmail.com!
"I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it!"

~ submitted by Haruka (in an email)

"Life is a journey, not a destination."

~ Don't know who said this either- I really should look it up...

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you're among the stars."

~ Les Brown

"Don't frown, you never know who is falling in love with your smile."

~ Courtesy of Ashlie's page

"People who wear Abercrombie are in...debt."

~ Elise Paquin and Christal Rockwood (Hee hee- I wear some Abercrombie, but not too much or I'd be bankrupt!) Thanks to Ashlie - this is borrowed from her page!

"Sing some happy Mo-Town!"

~ Allegro (well, that's her screen name) Let's just say this is a 'you had to be there' one - what can I say? I lead a very strange life...

"Er, Anne? That was the exit back there." ~ G-dog

"Damn!" ~ Me

My best friend and I while driving home on the interstate from the movies.

"There is no such thing as loving and losing. The ones we love are with us forever."

~ Ashlie Kauffman

"Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart."

This is one of my absolute favorites!

"It's not brave if you're not scared."

~ Ben Affleck in Bounce

"To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure."

~ Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and The Sorceror's/Philosopher's Stone

"'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all."

So true...

"At the end of my life I want to look back and regret the things I have done - not the things I haven't."

This is my personal motto - need I say more?

"May love surround you whatever path you take in life and may you never walk it alone."

~ Me (I'm particularly proud of this one. :))

"When I die I will only regret what I haven't done. Not what I have done."

Sent in by HPOTTER (similar to my motto - seen above)

"Some people live their whole life and never fall in love. I lived my life... And I fell in love..."

~ Here On Earth sent in by Rosemary.

"It's like love is a sort of language, and they never learn the words."

~ Mona, from Beautifulsent in by Rosemary.

"It doesn't take much to change the entire world for the better. You can start with the most ordinary ingredients. You can start with the world you've got."

~Pay It Forward (the book) sent in by Rosemary.

"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."

~ Unknown - sent in by Rosemary.

"What's the point of having a brain if you haven't got a heart for it to argue with?

~ Sent in by Erin

"After a certain point, the only difference between flying and falling is your perspective."

~ Sent in by Erin

"Optimistic people are here to keep the pessimistic from wallowing in misery. Pessimistic people are here to remind the optimistic of a little fact called 'reality'."

~ Sent in by Erin

"Harry Potter isn't everything… but it's right up there with oxygen."
*The following 15 quotes were submitted by Emily. Thanks!
"Always try to be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."

~ Judy Garland

"To be no one but yourself in a world which is doing its best to make you just like everybody else is to fight the greatest battle there is or ever will be."

~ e.e. cummings

"Show me someone not full of herself, and I'll show you an empty person."

~ Nikki Giovanni

"If only we stopped trying to be happy, we'd have a pretty good time."

~ Edith Wharton

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle."

~ Plato

"My mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general; if you become a monk, you'll end up as pope.' Instead, I became a painter, and wound up as Picasso."

~ Pablo Picasso

"Even if your on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."

~ Will Rogers

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as everything is."

~ Albert Einstein

"Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it."

~ Alice Walker

"You've got to dance like no one's watching, and love like it's never going to hurt."

~ Unknown (words to live by)

"It is far better to forgive and forget than resent and remember."

~ Anonymous

"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end."

~ Margaret Thatcher

"'It is so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn't it?'"

Anne Shirley from L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables

"I have the same goal I've had ever since I was a girl. I want to rule the world."

~ Madonna

"If we could learn from pain even as it grasps us, if the mind, the mind that lives in this body, could refuse to let itself be crushed in the grasp, it would loosen. Pain would have to stand off from me and listen."

~ Adrienne Rich

* End of Emily's submissions

"All art is quite useless."

~ Oscar Wilde

"Friendship is like a piece of glass, both beatuiful, and dangerous at times."

~Submitted by Alisha

"I believe that friends are quiet angels who lift us to our feet when our wings are having trouble remembering how to fly."

I recieved this in a forward and thought it was lovely.

The ten following quotes were submitted by Hermione L. Granger
"Talk is cheap because suppy exceeds demand."


"Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead."

~Gene Fowler

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

~Lily Tomlin

"We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh."

~Agnes Repplier

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday."

~Don Marquis

"The bad thing about experience is that it teaches you stuff you don't want to know."


"Sure there's no 'I' in team, but there is an 'M' and an 'E.'"

~Kevin Meyers

"You can't have a light without a dark too stick it in."

~Arlo Gathrie

"In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of triva."


"They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."

~Andy Warhol

*End of submissions by Hermione L. Granger

"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."

~Henry David Thoreau - submitted by Alisha

"It takes a stong person to realize they made a mistake, but it takes a stronger person to correct it."

~Alisha Hime

"Just because I'm invisible doesn't mean I should be ignored!"

"It's time for me to admit to myself that I am obsessed."

"Where did the words go?! Where did the words go?!"

The above were all sent in by Taboo

"I don't care what anyone thinks."-Lady Arwen, in 'Fellowship of the Ring'.

"This WHOMPS!"- TJ Detwiller (From Recess: Schools Out)

"Now, I'm gonna teach you British boys some REAL football!"- Lily Evans (Lilz, Tomy) in 'Brats and Tomboys'

"An ADVANCED computer system." Mr. Poe and Vice Principal Nero, A Series of Unfortunate Events

"Hello, Hermione,"- The last words of the saddest story in Harry Potter fanfic history. Ron to Hermione, after they go, well, where ever you go when you die.

"Some days are weird, some days funny, some days horrid. That's why this planet thrives." - My own quote

Submitted By Ella-Bre


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