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[Introduction] You can list any quote you like as long as it's decent. You don't even have to know where it comes from or who said it. So here's some of my favorites.


Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
The Bible-John 15:13


Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die,
Life is a broken winged bird that can not fly.
Hold fat to dreams for when dreams go,
Life is a barren field frozen with snow.
Langston Hughes-Dreams
Work like you don't need money,
Love like you've never been hurt,
And dance like nobody's watching.
Ancient Chinese proverb
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
"Life is not a destination... It is a journey"
Unknown

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, goes un-noticed"
From Aesop's fable
Dream on, dream until your dream comes true.
Areosmith song-Dream On


A writer has to be like God in the universe; present everywhere but seen nowhere.
don't remember who said that.
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
"Journey of one thousand miles... begins with the first step"
Chinese proverb
Love your enemies, it makes them so damn mad.
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
"Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have of changing others"
Jacob M. Braude

"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
- Mark Twain

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
- Mark Twain



Whether both deliberate, the love is slight, whoever loved that loved not at first sight.


Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do.
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
"Grow old with me. The best is yet to come!"

Robert Browing


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

Lily Tomlin

"Tis better to be slient and thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt"

Abraham Linclon
"You were there when I needed you. You stood above all others with your strength and you guided me. To each of you I offer my being, my love and all that I am."

Deidra Sarault

"To survive life one must have a fighting spirit, an unwillingness to be defeated. This is how success is achieved, one day at a time."

me

"No person is your enemy, no person is your friend, every person is your teacher."

Florence Scovel Shinn
"Beware! Beware!
His flashing eyes, his floating hair!
Wave a circle round him thrice
and close your eyes in holy dread
for he on honey dew hath fed
and drunk the milk of paradise."
-Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Kubla Khan"

"There is no excellent beauty which hath not
some strangeness in the proportions."
-Francis Bacon

"No one is ever told any story but their own."
-Aslan

"Why should I paint dead fish, onions and
beer glasses? Girls are so much prettier."
-Marie Laurencur

"They are always saying God loves us. If that's
love, I'd rather have a little kindness."
-Graham Greene

"The world is no longer a romantic place.
Some of it's people still are, however, and
therein lies the promise."
-John Cage
It is not death but life we should fear
(from the Duchess of Padua by Oscar Wilde)
Courage is not the absense of fear but the knowledge that something eles is more important.
-the princess diaries
Listen to the Mustn'ts child,
Listen to the Don'ts,
Listen to the Shouldn'ts, the Impossibles, the Won'ts,
Listen to the Never Haves, then listen close to me,
Anything can happen child,
Anything can be.
poem by Shel Siverstein
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.

- Rupert Brooke Emancipate yourself from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds.

- Bob Marley


Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

- Oscar Wilde
"We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another"
-Jonathan Swift

Whiskers of a cat, webbed toes on my swimming dog: God is in details.
-The Book of Counted Sorrows

"It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our Creator-our very self-consciousness-is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures."
-Annie Dillard
"Nature never did betray the heart that loved her."
-Wordsworth

"Those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts."
-Rachel Carson

"To me, a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug."
-Helen Keller
Cowards die many times before their deaths
The valiant never taste of death but once
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard
It seems to me most strange that men should fear
Seeing that death, a necessary end
Will come when it will come
(Julius Caesar by W. Shakespeare)

nine times out of ten, in the arts of life, there is actually no truth to be discovered; there is only error to be exposed.
-H.L. Mencken
Oh I am a chickie who lives in an egg,
But I will not hatch, I will not hatch
The hens they all cackle, the roosters all beg
But I will not hatch, I will not hatch
For I hear all the talk of pollution and war
As the people all shout and the airplanes roar
So I'm staying in here where it's safe and wamr
And I WILL NOT HATCH!!

I Won't Hatch-Shel Silverstein
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.

- Rita Dove


Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

- Andre Gide


While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.

- Henry C. Link


....words are more powerful than perhaps anyone suspects, and once deeply engraved in a child's mind, they are not easily eradicated.

-May Sarton

The balance between mind and spirit comes hard for me. The eternal split. Two entities, perfectly aware and yet perfectly unwilling to cooperate.

-Mary Casey

My Declaration of Self Esteem:

I am me. In all the world there is no one else exactly like me. There are persons who have some parts like me, but no one adds up exactly like me. Therefore, everything that comes out of me is authentically mine because I alone chose it.

-Virginia Satir
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.
-Jorge Luis Borges

McCabes' Law - nobody has to do anything.

Logic is in the eye of the logician.
-Gloria Steinem

America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags it's tail it knocks over a chair.
-Arnold Taynbee
For with God NOTHING is impossible (Lk1:37)

No spiritual exercise is as good as that of silence!

He who does not hear, does not see and does not feel is spiritually dead! (St Gregory)
A Non-Existent User
"If you live to be a hundred years old, I'd live to be a hundred minus one day, so I'd never have to live without you." -- Winnie the Pooh.
Good things come to those who wait.
Old Saying

Love's a game of easy come, easy go.
Poison-Every Rose Has It's Thorn
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.

- Anthony J. D'Angelo

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

- Walter Lippmann

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.

- Rita Dove


And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

- Abraham Lincoln


A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.
- Chinese Proverb

It's ironic, but until you can free those final monsters within the jungle of yourself, your life, your soul is up for grabs.
-Rona Barrett

I can stand what I know. It's what I don't know that frightens me.
-Frances Newton

"Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God."
-Lenny Bruce

"Ignorance is the mother of admiration."
-George Chapman

"A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to."
-Granville Hides

"Humankind cannot bear very much reality."
-T.S. Eliot

"I can mend the break of day, heal a broken heart, and provide temporary relief to nymphomaniacs."
-Larry Lee
"Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm"
--Abraham Lincoln--

"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of."
--Ben Franklin--

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed."
--Booker T. Washington--

"The old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind."
--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.--

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. "
--John F. Kennedy--
A Non-Existent User
"If you make excuses because there's pain, you'll never get anywhere."

"The universe gives you those dreams because you can have them."

"If there is no path for you you just have to make a path."


All of the above are quotes from the Irish dancer Michael Flatley.
Who-so-ever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.


I'm tough, determined and I know what I want, if that makes me a bitch, okay.
Madonna
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
"We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are. "

- Max Depree

The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.

- Jacob August Riis


Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

- Mark Twain


We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are different and yet the same.
-Anne Frank

Miracles are instantaneous, they cannot be summoned, but come of themselves, usually at unlikely moments and to those who least expect them.
-Katherine Anne Porter

When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

Why should they begin digging their graves as soon as they are born?
-Henry David Thoreau

The greater part of what my neighbors call good, I believe in my heart to be bad.
-Henry David Thoreau

Writers aren't exactly people. They're a whole lot of people trying to be one person.
-F. Scott Fitzgerald

Remember that a kick in the ass is a step forward.

The job of the artist is to always deepen the mystery.
-Francis Bacon
Good laughter does more for the stomach muscles than five minutes sitting-up exercises.(author unknown)

Life is too short for grief. Or regret. Or bullshit.Edward Abbey

Do you know why the Lord withheld the sense of humor from women? So that we may love you instead of laugh at you.Mrs. Patrick Campbell-English actress

You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.Al Capone

If you want to inspire confidence, give plenty of statistics. It does not matter that they should be accurate, or even intelligible, as long as there is enough of them.Lewis Carroll(author of Alice in Wonderland)

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.Winston Churchill

By three methods we may learn wisdom:
First, by reflection which is noblest;
second, by imitation, which is the easiest;
and third, by experience, which is the bitterest
Confucius
(551-479 B.C.)

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
Albert Einstein
A Non-Existent User
"Surely it's better to sleep late in the morning only when it's a rare privilege, not an everyday occurance." -- Lauren Bacall.

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." -- Eleanor Roosevelt.
A Non-Existent User
"The first time the first baby laughed, that laughter broke off into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of Faeries...." -- J.M. Barrie from 'Peter Pan'
Writing is easy, simply open a vein and bleed on the page.

Make your own sunshine.

Tact is telling somone to go to hell, and having them actually look forward to the trip.
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Emerson


Age does not protect us from love,
But love to some extent protects us from age.

Unknown


Of what does a true kiss consist?
Ambrosia on which gods subsist,
Tremendous heat which sun can't give,
God's heaven in one moment lived...

From "Composition Of A Kiss" by Abelardo Subido



My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep;
The more I give to thee
The more I have,
For both are infinite.

Shakespeare









Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence , and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
-Helen Keller


Life is patchwork-here and there, scraps of pleasure and despair. Joined together hit or miss.
-Anne Bronaugh

(With his glared-off face glued back into position
A dead man's eyes plugged back into his sockets
A dead man's heart screwed in under his ribs
His tattered guts stitched back into position
His shattered brain covered by a steel cowl.)
-He comes forward a step
         -and a step
                   -and a step
-Ted Hughs

Death is not the end.
-Ambrose Beirce
Alexander the Great
Upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.

Woody Allen
Sex without love is an empty experience, but, as empty experiences go, it's one of the best.

Tallulah Bankhead
The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner

Joel Arthur Barker
Those who say it can't be done should get out of the way of those who are doing it.

Charlie Brown
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love

Dale Carnegie
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
A Non-Existent User
"Figuring out who you are is the whole point of the human experience." -- Anna Quindlen

"Nobody has a better vision of who you are than yourself." -- Sheryl Crow

"Don't let others define you and tell you what you like or don't like, or what you can or can't do." -- Marsha Kinder
"My Goddess gave birth to your God"
-unknown

"nothing real can be threatend, nothing unreal exists. Here on in lies the peace of the God and the Goddess."
-a fellow Pagan

"as our ocean of knowledge grows, so does our shore of ignorance"
-unknown

"Magick is love,dance the dance of the univese in harmony, learn to bend like the willow, shine like the sun, once you've got that...you've got it all".
-Silver Raven Wolf

"Gay,Freak,Loser,Goth...whatever, real people need no lables".
-unknown






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


Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete,
Proving natures laws wrong, it learned how to walk without having feet,
Funny it seems, but by keeping it's dreams, it learned to breathe fresh air,
Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared.
The Rose That Grew From Concrete
Tupac Shakur
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.

- Michael Pritchard


Share your smile. A smile is a little curve that sets many things straight.

-Someones Grandmother


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

- Eleanor Roosevelt


How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?

- Paul Sweeney


A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

- David Brinkley


Peace begins with a smile.

- Mother Teresa


Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
-Janis Joplin

Fortunately (psycho)analysis is not the only way to reslove inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
-Karen Horney

Perhaps this very instant is your time...
-Louise Bogan

"Tell them with faith in the tale, not because no fantasy was ever true, but because no reality ever was."
-Clive Barker

"Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can... And X-ray vision."
-Lore Sjoberg

"Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun."
-Matt Groening

"I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful, and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic, and a progressive religious experience."
-Shelly Winters

"I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good."
-Seneca
The opposite of love is not hate,
it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness,
it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy,
it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death,
it's indifference.”

Elie Wiesel
Holocaust Survivor, Author and Nobel Prize Recipient

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself and he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
-Laurence J. Peter
-If you want to lead the orchestra, you must first turn your back on the crowd.

-War dosent dtermine whos right, just whos wrong.

-I'd rathe be hated for im not, then loved for who I am.

-Dont walk around naked,if you live in a glass house.
Dreams are thoughts that never come true
and reality is the life we have to go through.
-Friend of mine-
Whoever said there's no such thing as a stupid question, never worked in customer support.
- Anonymous

Shut up and reboot!
- Dogbert Technical Support

HARDWARE - The parts of a computer that can be kicked.
- Unknown

As I'm fond of saying, I hate generalizations.
- B I L L Masters
If you don't like something-change it. If you can't change it-change the way you think about it.


There is no rememdy for love but to love more.


When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
Past Member 'gentlmnwritr'
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)


Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Sir Richard Steele

You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.
Ronald Reagan

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
--Benjamin Franklin

Is there ever any particular spot where one can put one's finger and say, "It all began that day, at such a time and such a place, with such an incident"?
-Agatha Christie

The child is an almost universal symbol for the soul's transformation. The child is whole, not yet divided...when we would heal the mind...we ask this child to speak to us.
-Susan Griffin

I want to get you excited about who you are, what you are, what you have, and what can still be for you. I want to inspire you to see that you can go far beyond where you are right now.
-Virginia Satir

         October knew, of course, that the action of turning a page, or ending a chapter or of shutting a book, did not end a tale.
         Having admitted that, he would also avow that happy endings were never difficult to find: "It is simply a matter," he explained to April, "of finding a sunny place in a garden, where the light is golden and the grass is soft; somewhere to rest, to stop reading, and to be content."
          ---from The Man Who Was October by G.K. Chesterton/Library of Dreams
-Neil Gaiman

"I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way."
-Carl Sandburg

"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this years' fashions."
-Lillian Hellman

"People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost."
-H. Jackson Brown Jr.

"These words I write keep me from total madness."
-Charles Bukowski
The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it... or learn from it."
-The Lion King

“We should never simply write ourselves off and see ourselves as the victim of various forces. It is always our decision who we are.”
-Waking Life

"You can feel the stars and the infinity of the sky since life, in spite of everything, is like a dream."
-Vincent Van Gogh

"Love all. Trust a few. Do wrong to none."
-Shakespeare

"Don't be afraid of going slowly; be afraid of standing still."
-Chinese Proverb

“We shall go on to the end,
We shall fight in France,
We shall fight on the seas and oceans,
We shall fight with growing confidence,
And growing strength in the air,
We shall defend our island,
Whatever the cost may be,
We shall fight on the beaches,
We shall fight on the landing grounds,
We shall fight in the fields and the streets,
We shall fight in the hills,
We will never surrender.”
-Winston Churchill



Crying deep down inside.
-The palace

Blessed Be.

Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting.
-The beatles

Dreams are hopeless aspirations
In hopes of comin' true
Believe in yourself
The rest is up to me and you
-TLC (waterfalls)

To prepare for peace, is to prepare for war.
-Metallca

We sense that life is a dark comedy and maybe we can live with that. However,because the whole thing is written for the entertainment of the Gods, too many of the jokes go right over our heads.
-Dean Koontz

Nothing you can make that can't be made, no one you can save that can't be saved, nothing you can do, but you can learn how to be you in time.
It's easy.
-The beatles

Freinds are those rare people who ask how we are, then actually wait to hear the answer.
-anonymous

Be as Black as you want to.
Be as brown as you want to.
Don't let anybody stop you.
Be as strait as you want to.
Be as gay as you want to.
We can wait if you want to.
We all need something to hold on to.
-Prozzac (be as).

Death is not the end of life, it is meerly the centre.
-myself.

Dont be afraid your life will end; be afraid it will never begin.
-Grace Hansen.







You laugh at me because I am different, I laugh at you because you are all the same.
-KoRn-
Man, it was tough. The wind was blowing about 100 degrees.
=== Mickey Rivers, Texas Rangers designated hitter, on the weather during a game.

Steve: Hitting your first grand slam is a thrill. I'll always remember this.
Commentator: But you hit one back in '83.
Steve: You're right. I guess I forgot about that one.

=== Steve Balboni, Kansas City Royals player

If Jesus were on the field, he'd be pitching inside and breaking up double plays. He'd be high-fiving the other guys.
=== Tim Burke, Montreal Expos pitcher

Something to do, someone to love, and somehign to hpoe for, are the true essentials of a happy and meaningful life. David Goodman

Write on your hearts that every day is teh best day of teh year. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep in touch with your dreams.

He who plants trees loves others besides himself.

Life is like a jigsaw puzzle.

Love looks not with the eyes but with the heart.
Shakepeare
Past Member 'd_vine1147'
Love is not finding the perfect person, it's loving an imperfect person perfectly-- (I"M SOO SORRY I FORGET WHO SAID THIS!!)

We're not lost, Just locationally challenged.

I'm not anti-social. I just don't like you.

People who think they know everything are annoying to those of us who actually do.

I like my steak so rare that when you poke it it still says "Moo".

The only way to make friends is to be one.

No boy is worth your tears and when ya find one that is he won't make ya cry.

When I first saw you I was afraid to talk to you. When I first talked to you I was afraid to like you. When I first liked you I was arid to love you. Now that I love you I am afraid to lose you.

Girls are like telephones...you can hold them and talk to them, but if you press the wrong buttons, trust me, you'll get disconnected!

No Matter how deep the hole, God's love is surely deeper

Sometimes the small and over looked things in life are the hardest to let go of

Live each day as though it were your last


"Next time you think you're perfect; try walking on water"


Never close your lips to those to whom you have opened your heart.
--Charles Dickens

(one of my faves!!!)
A good friend would be there to bail you out of jail at 3 in the morning...but a best friend would be there sitting right next to you saying "Man that was fun!"

Friendship is just a word, but girls give it a meaning.

DON'T LOOK AT ME WITH THAT TONE OF VOICE!!

In some cultures, what I do is considered normal.


(lol. I have 22 pages of these...)
Past Member 'livethedream'

We are each of us angels with only one wing. And we can only fly embracing each other. - Luciano De Crescenzo
If it looks good, you'll see it
If it sounds good, you'll hear it
If it's marketed right, you'll buy it
But if it's real, you'll feel it.
-Kid Rock


May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live.
-Old Irish blessing and my new motto


Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.


The only real equality is in the cemetary.
"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it."
-Mother Teresa

"Fear is only an illusion. It is the illusion that creates the feeling of separateness-the false sense of isolation that exists only in your imagination."
-Jeraldine Saunders

"I have listened to the realm of the Spirit. I have heard my own soul's voice, and I have remembered that love is the complete and unifying thread of existence."
-Mary Casey

"I thought I wanted a career, turns out I just wanted paychecks."

"The voices may not be real, but they have some pretty good ideas."

"Why should I fear death? If I am, then death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not?"
-Epicurius

"I know about people who talk about suffering for the common good - it's never bloody them! When you hear a man shouting 'forward brave comrades!' you'll see he's the one behind the bloody big rock and the one wearing the only really bullet-proof helmet!"
-Terry Pratchett
"Bullshitting is lying convincingly and with a winning smile." (Arthur Lotti)

"I don't believe in astrology. The only stars I can blame for my failures are those that walk about the stage." (Sir Noël Coward)

"Expectation is the root of all heartache." (William Shakespeare)

Everything is nothing." (Henry James, The Wings of the Dove)

"If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library." (Frank Zappa)

"The eyes are the windows to the soul." (Karsh of Ottawa)

"It's discourging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit." (Sir Noël Coward
"The louder you scream, the deeper I cut"
-myself.

"Everyone smiles in the same language"
-Charles Shultz

"Thousands of men died for your freedom and are forgotten.
Yet a single celebrity dies, and everyone cries,
our youth is fucked"
-anoymous

"We all dance around the ring and suppose, while the secret sits in the middle and knows"
-anonymous

"Give a man a fish, you'll feed him for a day.
Give a man religion, and he'll die praying for a fish"
-unknown

"Don't be afraid your life will end; be afraid it will never begin"
-Grace Hansen

"Friendship is not a two way road.....its a one way road
that is traveld by two friends hand in hand."
-anoymous
You are not worthy of my balls.
(I hope the coach was talking about soccer..lol)
-a coach
If Shakespeare had to go on an author
tour to promote ROMEO AND JULIET, he
never would have written MACBETH.
--Dr. Joyce Brothers

One thing you can't recycle is wasted time
--Anonymous

WARNING: Dates in calendars are
closer than they appear.
--Anonymous

The best thing about the future is
that it comes only one day at a time.
-- Abraham Lincoln

It's a poor sort of memory
that only works backwards.
Lewis Carroll

Never bear more than one trouble at a time.
Some people bear three kinds -
all the have had,
all they have now, and
all they expect to have.
--Edward Everett Hale

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
-- Lucius Annaeus Seneca, about 65 CE

It is never too late to be
what you might have been.
-- George Eliot

We respond to a drama to the extent to
which it corresponds to our dream life.
--David Mamet

Flowers are God's thoughts of beauty taking form to gladden mortal gaze. Anon.


Life is a game of cards:greeting, post, and credit. Karol Newlun

Love looks not with the eyes but with the heart.
Shakespeare

Past Member 'd_vine1147'
Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.
Eleanor Roosevelt

It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.
Eleanor Roosevelt

One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.
Eleanor Roosevelt

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Eleanor Roosevelt

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Abraham Lincoln

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Anne Frank (1929 - 1945), Diary of a Young Girl, 1952

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
Havelock Ellis (1859 - 1939), Impressions and Comments (1914)

Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
Petrarch (1304 - 1374), De Remedies

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
Herm Albright (1876 - 1944)

"Four score and seven years ago..."-Abe Lincoln


"Ferris Bueller, your my hero."-That goofy guy named Cameron on Ferris Bueller's Day Off (the greatest movie ever!)


"Death is light as a feather, duty heavier than a mountain"-Lan, the warder in Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series (the greatest books ever!)


"Never take sleeping pills and laxatives in the same night."-Jack Handy (lol)


"No I will not make out with you!!!!!"-BILLY MADISON!!!!!!!


"What we do in life echoes in eternity!"-Maximus Meridius(Russel Crowe)


"Cry Havoc and let slip the dogs of war!"-Marc Antony


"Would somebody get the kid a Happy meal?!"-Adam Sandler


"everythings the devil to you momma!"-Adam Sandler


"No, my sons were better men."-Mel Gibson in Patriot


"The similarities between me and my dad are different."-Yogi Berra's son


"If it's all the same to you, I'll take that tanker."-Mel Gibson in Road Warrior?


Friends will keep you sane, love could fill your heart, a lover can warm your bed, but lonely is the soul without a mate.


He who plants trees loves others besides himself.


Only the good die young-Billy Joel


Homines facillime credunt qoud volunt.
Men easily believe what they want.

{/b}If I am to be remembered, I hope it is for the honesty I try to demonstrate, the patience I try to live by, and the compassion I feel for others.
-JoAnn Reed

I have found that sitting in a place where you have never sat before can be inspiring.
-Dodie Smith

And it isn't the thing you do, dear,
It's the thing you leave undone
Which gives you a bit of a heartache
At the setting of the sun.
-Margaret Sangster

God, He didn't write the scripts for the puny little players down here. We wrote them ourselves--with each day we lived, each word we spoke, each thought we etched on our brains.
-V.C. Andrews Flowers in the Attic


"I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate."

"Well, we'll survive, the Light willing. And if the Light doesn't will, we'll still survive."
-Robert Jordan

"When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been comitted in the name of obedience than have ever been comitted in the name of rebellion."
-C.P. Shaw

"Life is full of terror and beauty, and they can't be ever completely separated. And in that conflict is our eternal drama."
-Thomas Tessier

"The greatest mystery is not that we have been flung at random between the profusion of matter and of the stars, but that within this prison we can draw from ouselves images powerful enough to deny our nothingness."
-Andre Matranx
"never let someone become everything."

"Plenty of time to ruin my life, so why start now?"

-The Movielife

"We create to destroy, and destroy to create"
-Unknown
Any moron can
Write haiku. Just stop at the
Seventeenth syllab.
Think by thoughts but relish small pleasure.
H. Jackson Brown

Books may well be the only true magic. Alice Hoffman

When you handle yourself use your head, when you handle others use your heart. Donna Reed.

Angels fly becuase they take themselves lightly. G. K. Cheston

We learn the rope of life by untying its knots. Jim Torener
Past Member 'd_vine1147'
You Can't Change The World If You Look Like It-
Something written in Carrie's friend's bible cover.

I can see that you are lost I've come to find you. Even though you chose to leave and go your way. You thought you'd find more than what I could give you, So I let you go still I want you to know I've seen you struggle, I've seen you crying. Seen you do those things you swore you would never do. Oh, your guilty soul has got you slowly dying. What your running from you should run to. Open up your heart to me and I will set you free. Open up your eyes and see IM everything you need. Open up your mind and know I'll never let you go. It won't be hard for you to believe if you open up your heart to me.
~Open up your heart by out of eden.

Imaginary Friends are for losers. My friend is invisible! ~Direct Author Unknown

We're not a skitzo!

Listen With Your Ears and hear With your heart.
~Tammy Trent
Not all who wander are lost. -JRR Tolkien


I want to know what God thinks. -Albert Enistein


There is still hope. -Arwen (my favorite line from LOTR-The Two Towers)


Gather round while I sing to you of Wernher von Braun
A man whose allegiance
Is ruled by expedience
Call him a Nazi, he won't even frown
"Ha, Nazi schmazi," says Wernher von Braun

Don't say that he's hypocritical
Say rather that he's apolitical
"Once the rockets are up, who cares where they come down
That's not my department," says Wernher von Braun

Some have harsh words for this man of renown
But some think our attitude
Should be one of gratitude
Like the widows and cripples in old London town
Who owe their large pensions to Wernher von Braun

You too may be a big hero
Once you've learned to count backwards to zero
"In German oder English I know how to count down
Und I'm learning Chinese," says Wernher von Braun
-Tom Lehrer
[i]Wernher Von Braun[/i]
"Do you understand that there is nothing to understand without understanding it?"
-The Fifth Son
Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese Proverb

Writing is an instrument of beauty.

If you want to accomplish anything in life, you can't just sit back and hope it will happen. You've got to make it happen. Readers Digest.

It is difficult to say what is impossible for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomarrow.
Past Member 'd_vine1147'
We must accept that this creative pulse within us is God's creative pulse itself. - Joseph Chilton Pierce

*subject: Abortion*
"States should have the right to enact... laws...particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live." George W Bush

America will never run... And we will always be grateful that liberty has found such brave defenders. Whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done. -George W Bush

Fuck 'em if they can't take a joke.- Abe Abu-Madi

Be the change you wish to see in the world.- Ghandi

Religion is for people who are afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who have already been there.

I'll try anything once. If I like it, I'll try it again.- Me
A midst of a terrible storm, the apostle Paul reassured fellow prisoners on a Roman ship that their lives would be spared: an angelic vision had promised him this (Acts 27.23).
"To you who have never died, may I say: Welcome to the world!"
-Clive Barker-

"One may be continually abusive without saying any thing just; but one cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty."
-Jane Austen-

"You do not reform a world by ignoring it."
-George Bush-
God, Ted, I've heard of these cults, everybody dressing in black, and saying our lord is going to come back and judge us all!
No, no, Dougal, that's us, that's Catholicism you are talking about... Father Ted (BBC)
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Matthew 6-21

Ask and it shall be given you, seek and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
Matthew 7-7



The Lord is my strenght and song,
and is become my salvation. Psalm 118-14
Blessed are the peacemakers.

One love baby, one love.



Thanks for all the great quotes over the years people!

Namaste

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