Random Quotations

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Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun.
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Al Capone (1899 - 1947)
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
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Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)
Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
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Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919), Speech in New York, September 7, 1903
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
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Laurence J. Peter (1919 - 1988)
There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker.
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Charles M. Schulz (1922 - 2000)
Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything.
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Thich Nhat Hanh
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.
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Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870), David Copperfield, 1849
The future will erase everything—there’s no level of fame or genius that allows you to transcend oblivion. The infinite future makes that kind of mattering impossible.
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John Green, An Abundance of Katherines, 2008
The world is round; it has no point.
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Adrienne E. Gusoff
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930), (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear, 1915
We think having faith means being convinced God exists in the same way we are convinced a chair exists. People who cannot be completely convinced of God’s existence think faith is impossible for them. Not so. People who doubt can have great faith because faith is something you do, not something you think. In fact, the greater your doubt the more heroic your faith.
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Gordon Atkinson, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, December 26, 2002
The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes.
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Harold B. Lee (1899 - 1973)
Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.
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Michael Masser and Linda Creed
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
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Ian Fleming (1908 - 1964)
I am an atheist, myself. A simple faith, but a great comfort to me, in these last days.
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Lois McMaster Bujold
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
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Adlai E. Stevenson Jr. (1900 - 1965), Speech in Detroit, 7 Oct. 1952
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)
A friend told me that each morning when we get up we have to decide whether we are going to save or savor the world. I don't think that is the decision. It's not an either-or, save or savor. We have to do both, save and savor the world.
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Kate Clinton
Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
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MM's Cynical Quotes LM's Motivational Quotes Classic Quotes
Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
The Devil's Dictionary Contributed Quotations

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