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100 Famous Quotes
 


 1) I know I'm an acquired taste: I'm anchovies. And not everyone wants those hairy little things. If I was potato chips, I could go more places. -Tori Amos

2) People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping tofill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within. -Ramona L. Anderson

3) We have no say over the hand dealt us in life, but we do have a lot of control over how this hand is played. We are responsible for bringing out the meaning of our own lives in each moment that we live. Remember each moment happens only once and can never

be retrieved again. -Roberta Andersen 4) Women like silent men. They think they're listening. -Marcel Archard

5) He who believes he knows the ending of things before they begin is either a very wise person or an idiot. Regardless, he is unhappy for he hast drove a knife into the heart of wonder. -Osten Ard

6) Happiness depends on ourselves. -Aristotle

7) It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. -Aristotle

8) Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. -Berthold Auerbach

9) Knowledge is power. -Francis Bacon

10) What I think is that the F-word is basically just a convenient nasty-sounding word that we tend to use when we would really like to come up with a terrifically witty insult, the kind Winston Churchill always came up with when enormous women asked him stupid questions at parties. -Dave Barry

11) Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. -Ludwig Van Beethoven

12) A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof which it furnishes. -Claude Bernard

13) If there's one pitch you keep swinging at and keep missing, stop swinging at it. -Yogi Berra

14) I no longer worry about being a brilliant conversationalist. I simply try to be a good listener. I notice that people who do that are usually welcome wherever they go. -Frank Bettger

15) You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it. -Charles Bixton

16) We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough? -Niels Bohr

17) If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. -Derek Bok

18) Laughter is the closest distance between two people. -Victor Borge

19) The difference between friendship and love is how much you can hurt each other. -Ashleigh Brilliant

20) 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 Browne

21) A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. -John Burroughs

22) It's not denial. I'm just selective about the reality i accept. -Calvin and Hobbes

23) Religion convinced the world that there's an invisible man in the sky who watches everything you do. And there's 10 things he

doesn't want you to do or else you'll to to a burning place with a lake of fire until the end of eternity. But he loves you! ...And he

needs money! He's all powerful, but he can't handle money! -George Carlin

24) The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss. -Thomas Carlyle

25) Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. -Dale Carnegie

26) Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. -George Washington Carver

27) Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. -M. Kathleen Casey

28) As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it. -Dick Cavett

29) He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. -Chinese Proverb

30) There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn. -Chinese Proverb

31) I think the next best thing to solving a probem is finding some humor in it. -Frank A. Clark

32) One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion. -Arthur C. Clarke

33) The intellegence of the planet is constant, and the population is growing. -Arthur C. Clarke

34) Irix is about as stable as a one-legged drunk with hypothermia in a four-hundred mile wind, balancing on a banana peel on a

greased cookie sheet. When someone throws him an elephant with bad breath and a worse temper. - Simon Cozens

35) The Past may not be your fault, but the Future is your responsibility alone. -Gene Cruz

36) Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. -Marie Curie

37) Bad is never good until worse happens. -Danish Proverb

38) Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. -James Dean

39) Difficulty attracts the man of character because it is in embracing it that he realizes himself. -Charles de Gaulle

40) Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies; for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone and leave it alone. -Thomas De Quincey

41) You can't comfort the afflicted without afflicting the comfortable. -Princess Diana of Wales

42) It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. -Marlene Dietrich

43) Watch me not care. -Dilbert

44) Everything comes if a man will only wait. -Benjamin Disraeli

45) If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results. -Jack Dixon

46) Right or wrong, it's very pleasant to break something from time to time. -Fedor Dostoevski

47) Boys frustrate me. I hate all their indirect messages, I hate game playing. Do you like me or don't you? Just tell me so I can get over you. Kirsten Dunst

48) Nothing is often a good thing to say, and always a clever thing to say. -Will Durant

49) You can be in my dreams if i can be in yours. -Bob Dylan

50) The most unbelievable social convention of the age in which we live is the one to the effect that all religious opinions should be respected, no matter how ignorant. -William Edelen

51) Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. -Thomas Edison

52) Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. -Albert Einstein

53) Imagination is more important than knowledge. -Albert Einstein

54) Few are those who think with their own minds and feel with their own hearts -Albert Einstein

55) No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. -Albert Einstein

56) Spirited ideas have always found great opposition from mediocre minds. -Albert Einstein

57) When I discover who I am, I'll be free. -Ralph Ellison

58) It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

59) People only see what they are prepared to see. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

60) The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

61) The days come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party, but they say nothing, and if we do not use

the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

62) What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

63) Earth laughs in flowers. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

64) A stumble may prevent a fall. -English Proverb

65) Money is what people without talent use to keep score. -Jeremy C. Epworth

66) There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other. -Douglas Everett

67) Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. -William Faulkner

68) Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently. -Henry Ford

69) You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. -Henry Ford

70) If fifty million people say a foolish thing it is still a foolish thing. -Anatole France

71) I haven't failed. I've found 10,000 ways that won't work. -Benjamin Franklin

72) Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the

world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive. -Bruce Jay Friedman

73) We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by

comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake. -Erich Fromm

74) A broken friendship may be soldered, but will never be sound. Thomas Fuller

75) If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves. -C. G. Fung

76) The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. -John Kenneth Galbraith

77) I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him. -Galileo Galilei

78) There is more to life than increasing its speed. -Mahatma Gandhi

79) True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. -David Tyson Gentry

80) It is the woman who chooses the man who will choose her. -Paul Geraldy

81) Believe those who seek the truth; doubt those who find it. -Andre Gide

82) It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. -Andre Gide

83) It's never too late to do nothing at all. -Alan Ginsberg

84) Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart. -Arnold H. Glasgow

85) Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. -Natalie Goldberg

86) Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come. - Matt Groening

87) You can't put the toothpaste back in the tube. - H. R. Haldeman

88) Sometimes when I reflect back on all the beer I drink I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the breweryand all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn't drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. Then I say tomyself, 'It is better that I drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver. -Jack Handy

89) The danger is not that computers will think like men, but that men will think like computers. -Sydney J. Harris

90) An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools. -Ernest Hemingway

91) The first draft of anything is always shit. -Ernest Hemingway

92) You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven. -Jimi Hendrix

93) Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life. -Eric Hoffer

94) The mind of the bigot is like the pupil of the eye: the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract. -Oliver Wendelll Holmes

95) Don't take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. -Elbert Hubbard

96) The believer is happy. The doubter is wise. -Hungarian proverb

97) Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. -H.L. Hunt

98) If you believe everything you read, better not read. Japanese proverb

99) A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. -William James

100) Believe that life is worth living and your belief will create the fact. -William James

 


 
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