12-22-12, 10:11 PM #1
Quotes & Talk
Let's post our Quotes here. Do you have any good ones?
12-22-12, 10:13 PM #2
To start off with.
Here are 2 good quotes IMO...
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery*
There is nothing in your destiny, nothing in your future that you cannot accomplish.
~ Larry King*
12-23-12, 08:28 AM #3
We must believe in free will. We have no choice. - Isaac B. Singer
12-23-12, 08:29 AM #4
"There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves." - Will Rogers -
12-23-12, 08:34 AM #5
8.You can’t fight City Hall, but you can goddamn sure blow it up.
17.Religion has convinced people that there’s an invisible man…living in the sky, who watches everything you do every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a list of ten specific things he doesn’t want you to do. And if you do any of these things, he will send you to a special place, of burning and fire and smoke and torture and anguish for you to live forever, and suffer and burn and scream until the end of time. But he loves you. He loves you and he needs money.
26.The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other in opposite directions.
33.Isn’t it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do “practice”?
41.Have you noticed that most of the women who are against abortion are women you wouldn’t want to fuck in the first place? There’s such balance in nature.
54.Have you ever wondered why Republicans are so interested in encouraging people to volunteer in their communities? It’s because volunteers work for no pay. Republicans have been trying to get people to work for no pay for a long time.
62.The planet is fine. The people are fucked.
77.The reason they call it the American Dream is because you have to be asleep to believe it.
George Carlin Quotes
12-23-12, 08:34 AM #6
Newton's Third Law - quote...
"Every action has an equal and opposite reaction."
IMO. This does not explain pregnancy to me.
12-23-12, 04:14 PM #7
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
12-23-12, 07:46 PM #8
12-23-12, 08:35 PM #9
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
"plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose"---Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr
Last edited by Futilitist; 12-24-12 at 01:43 AM.
12-24-12, 06:28 PM #10
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
~ Hamilton Wright Mabi
12-24-12, 06:32 PM #11
12-24-12, 07:49 PM #12
The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge.
—Daniel J. Boorstin
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
—George Bernard Shaw
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
12-25-12, 03:17 AM #13There was an owl who lived in an oak,
The more he heard, the less he spoke.
The less he spoke, the more he heard,
Why can't we all be like that bird.
12-25-12, 09:11 AM #14
Riding is the art of keeping the horse between oneself and the ground, lol, a quote of unknown origins.
Wherever man has left his footprint in the long ascent from barbarism to civilization we will find the hoofprint of the horse beside it. ~John MooreA dog may be man's best friend, but the horse wrote history. ~Author Unknown
12-25-12, 08:49 PM #15
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
- By someone named Reinhold
A family member of mine used to say this to me all the time. Especially when they found out I got in trouble. And they used to tell me to remember it.
12-26-12, 01:12 AM #16
12-26-12, 01:22 AM #17
''Most people live in a myth and grow violently angry if anyone dares to tell them the truth about themselves.''
---Robert Anton Wilson
*note---This quote is not related to the one by R1D2 above. When I read it back, I noticed that it might appear that way.
12-26-12, 02:00 AM #18
12-26-12, 07:28 AM #19
12-26-12, 08:16 AM #20
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”
“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.”
“The highest result of education is tolerance”
“What I'm looking for is not out there, it is in me.”
― Helen Keller