Quotes and Sayings

People come up to me and say, Emo, do people really come up to you?
Emo Phillips
Zig zigla - positive thinking will let you do everything...
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.
Washington Irving
How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the inside of us.
Park Cousins
And so faith is closing your eyes and following the breath of your soul down to the bottom of life, where existence and nonexistence have merged into irrelevance. All that matters is the little part you play in the vast drama.
Real Live Preacher, reallivepreacher. com weblog, September 4, 2003
Mary wollstonecraft shelley - nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the...
W. somerset maugham, the moon and sixpence - common - sense appears to be only another name...
I walk ahead of myself in perpetual expectancy of miracles.
Anais Nin
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
Just think - - IBM and DEC in the same room - - And we did it. Makes you feel warm inside.
Ken Thompson
For though I do not ask for aid, we need it.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, spoken by Boromi
The real giants have been poets, men who jumped from facts into the realm of imagination and ideas.
Bill Bernbach
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
Mark Twain
The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.
Dave Barry, "The Taming of the Screw".
In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.
Paul Harvey
Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top.
Timothy Leary
Remember that life is not measured in hours but in accomplishments.
James A. Pike
Psychoanalysis is confession without absolution.
G. K. Chesterton
Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.
George Carlin
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
It takes two to speak the truth - - One to speak and the other to hear.
Henry David Thoreau
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Benjamin Franklin
To want to be what one can be is purpose in life.
Cynthia Ozick, O Magazine, September 2002
The people people have for friends You common sense appall But the people people marry Are the queerest folk of all.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
He that does not ask will never get a bargain.
French Prove
Let them hate so long as they fear. Oderint Dum Metuant.
Lucius Accius, Fragment
Anger is one of the sinners of the soul.
Thomas Fulle
For a good cause, wrongdoing is virtuous.
Publilius Syrus
For men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in their readiness to doubt.
Henry Louis Mencken
The rest is silence.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 5 scene 2
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.
John Burroughs
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure.
Benjamin Franklin
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
James Truslow Adams
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
Gertrude Stein
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine
Take a second look... It costs you nothing.
Chinese Prove
Christians rejoice because God is their heavenly Father who forgives the penitent, because God sent his Son into the world for the salvation of all who have faith, because Jesus Christ not only died but was raised again from the dead and because joy is one of the ninefold fruits of the Spirit.
W. G. Morrice
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.
Woody Allen
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt