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Famous Quotes A-D

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

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

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

Women like silent men. They think they're listening. -Marcel Archard

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

Happiness depends on ourselves. -Aristotle

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

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

Knowledge is power. -Francis Bacon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 go 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The intelligence of the planet is constant, and the population is growing. -Arthur C. Clarke

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

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

Bad is never good until worse happens. -Danish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

Watch me not care. -Dilbert

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

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

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

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

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

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