Quotes

“We aren’t here to make things perfect. The snowflakes are perfect. The stars are perfect. Not us, not us! We are here to ruin ourselves, and to break our hearts, and to love the wrong people, and, and die!  I mean… the storybooks are bullshit!” – Ronnie in Moonstruck

 

“Always remember: You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” A. A. Milne

 

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

 

The world breaks us all. Afterward, some are stronger at the broken places. – Ernest Hemingway

 

“If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.” – Oscar Wilde

 

Life isn’t about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw

 

Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? – Dr. Seuss

 

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm – Winston Churchill

 

“In this world…. you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.  Well, for years I was smart; I recommend pleasant.” – James Stewart in “Harvey” written by Mary Chase

 

The difference between a boss and a leader: A boss says, “Go!” -A leader says, “Let’s go!”

 

I wondered why somebody didn’t do something. Then I realized, I am somebody

 

Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

“Always love your country, never trust your government.” – Melvin Stamper, J.D.

 

The things that come to those that wait, may be the things left by those that got there first. – Steven Tyler

 

“Action expresses priorities.” – Mohandas K. Gandhi

 

“He who hesitates is poor.” – Mel Brooks

 

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche believed that morality is just a fiction used by the herd of inferior human beings to hold back the few superior men…….It’s worth noting that he died of syphilis – Dr. Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory

 

“I have not failed, I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

 

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” ~ Buddha

 

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~ Winston Churchill

 

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ~ Lao-Tzu

 

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

Faith is believing what you know ain’t so. – Mark Twain

 

I know it sounds naïve, but really if you trust that you’re in the right place at exactly the right time… you just might find it’s true. – Alicia Witt

 

“You can’t ruin a friendship with sex. That’s like trying to ruin ice cream with chocolate sprinkles.” – Dr. Rajesh Ramayan “Raj” Koothrappali, Ph.D., The Big Bang Theory

 

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments which take our breath away”

 

Everyone thinks violence is cool until it happens to them.  – Jon Marcus

 

A girl who rents out her affections is always shopping for a higher price. – Jon Marcus

 

“If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.” – Winnie the Pooh

 

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

If high heels were so wonderful, men would still be wearing them. – Sue Grafton

 

Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. – Belva Davis

 

It takes two years to learn to speak and sixty to learn to keep quiet – Ernest Hemingway

 

“The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled, was convincing the world he didn’t exist.”– Verbal Kint – The Usual Suspects

 

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.

 

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein

 

“Any man under 30 who is not a Socialist has no heart; any man over 30 who is still a Socialist has no brains.” – Winston Churchill

 

“Anything is possible as long as you take your meds.” – Maureen Herman

 

The glass is both half full and half empty. – Jon Marcus

 

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often” – Winston Churchill

 

“Hire the best people and don’t trust them.” – Donald Trump

 

What doesn’t kill you, defines you – The Zero Effect

 

There aren’t evil guys and innocent guys… It’s just a bunch of guys. – The Zero Effect

 

“I believe that the obsessive worship of movie, TV and sports figures is less likely to produce spiritual gain than praying to Thor.” – Chuck Lorre

 

“It is a basic function of state government to protect the most vulnerable among us,” Mario Cuomo

 

Vulnerability is human.

 

“There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” – Morpheus

 

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd

 

Receptionist: How do you write women so well?
Melvin Udall: “I think of a man and I take away reason and accountability.”
–  As Good As It Gets

 

“The course of true love never did run smooth.” — Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford or whoever William Shakespeare was — from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

 

“That a woman conceived me, I thank her; that she brought me up, I likewise give her most humble thanks: but that I will hang my bugle in an invisible baldrick, all women shall pardon me. I will live a bachelor.” — Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford or whoever William Shakespeare was — from Much Ado About Nothing

 

“Sigh no more, ladies, sigh nor more;
Men were deceivers ever;
One foot in sea and one on shore,
To one thing constant never;
Then sigh not so,
But let them go,
And be you blithe and bonny;
Converting all your sounds of woe
Into. Hey nonny, nonny.” — Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford or whoever William Shakespeare was — from Much Ado About Nothing

 

We’ll be friends first – – Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford or whoever William Shakespeare was — from Much Ado About Nothing

 

I know the more I know, the less I know.

 

“Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.” – Oscar Wilde – Quoted by Chuck Lorre – http://www.chucklorre.com/index.php?p=339

 

“Growing Old is Mandatory – Growing Up Is Optional”. Chili Davis

 

Ulli doesn’t care about anything. He’s a Nihilist. – Bunny Lebowski
“Ah. Must be exhausting.” – The Dude

 

“She’s not my special lady …. I’m just helping her conceive.” – The Dude

 

“This is the greatest case of false advertising I’ve seen since I sued the movie The Never Ending Story.” – Lionel Hutz, Attorney at Law

 

The more you do, the more you do.

 

I do not suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it.

 

“Apologies for the Frivolity.” – James Edson in Two and a Half Men

 

“You can push an elevator button a hundred times, it still won’t come any faster.” – Katherine LaNasa in Two and a Half Men

 

Variety is the spice of life.

 

“I wouldn’t want to join any club that would have me as a member.” – Groucho Marx

 

“I’m normally not a praying man, but if you’re up there, please save me Superman.”  – Homer Simpson

 

“What’s the matter Colonel Sandurz…..Chicken?” – Dark Helmet, from Spaceballs

 

“Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination” – Oscar Wilde

 

“Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative” – Oscar Wilde

 

“Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” – Oscar Wilde

 

“I can resist everything except temptation.” – Oscar Wilde

 

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

 

Whether you believe you can or you believe you cannot, YOU ARE RIGHT.

 

Going through life without specific goals is like driving a car without a steering wheel, or a ship without a rudder – you will eventually get some where- it just won’t be where you intended.

 

A woman is like a tea bag, you’ll never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water. – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht large enough to pull up right alongside it”….David Lee Roth

 

I believe I’m growing skeptical of cynicism. – Chuck Lorre

 

Since feeling is first
whomever compares love to the syntax of things
will never wholly kiss you.
Wholly to be a fool while love is in the world, my blood approves
and kisses, I think, are a better fate than wisdom….
– E.E. Cummings

 

If you want to change your life, change your mind. – Réjeanne Messier

 

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

 

Show me a stock clerk with big dreams and specific goals, and I will show you a man that will have an impact on the world; show me a man with no dreams, and I will show you a stock clerk. – JC Penny

 

Enjoy life.  This is not a dress rehearsal.

 

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