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The following quotations were randomly selected from the collections selected below .
- We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.
- Adelle Davis (1904 - 1974)
- Question how much freedom your path affords you. Be utterly ruthless about it.
It's your freedom that will get you to where you want to go.
- Hugh Macleod, How To Be Creative: 11, 08-22-04
- Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists of not exceeding the limit.
- Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)
- Don't stay long when the husband is not at home.
- Japanese Proverb
- Acceptance is not submission; it is acknowledgment of the facts of a situation. Then deciding what you're going to do about it.
- Kathleen Casey Theisen
- Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies.
- W. L. George
- No one can earn a million dollars honestly.
- William Jennings Bryan (1860 - 1925)
- I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don't know.
- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
- A joke's a very serious thing.
- Charles Churchill, "The Ghost", 1762
- The best way out is always through.
- Robert Frost (1874 - 1963)
- There are 350 varieties of shark, not counting loan and pool.
- L. M. Boyd
- Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.
- Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992)
- Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
- Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)
- I am interested in the homeless, but they're a symptom. You're treating a symptom and the disease rages on and consumes the human race. I'm talking about an overhaul of the system: putting power in different hands.
- Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, and Jed Whedon, Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog, 2008
- Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental conduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.
- Laurence J. Peter (1919 - 1988)
- If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
- Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)
- Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.
- Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980), Nausea (1938) "Vendredi"
- Use soft words and hard arguments.
- English Proverb
- If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.
- Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)
- It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death.
- Mary Renault, The Praise Singer, 1978