Quotes (3)

Facts do not cease to exist merely because they are ignored. – Daphne Guinness

When you get down and hopeless in life, remember: The fat kid from “Stand by Me” married Rebecca Romijn. Never give up. – Caprice Crane

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men. – George Eliot

Art is a lie that enables us to realize the truth – Pablo Picasso

You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. ~Mahatma Gandhi.

Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.

If you don’t want to be one of the crowd, be in the parade – Heidi Machen

I loathe the word (eccentric).  It has become devoid of meaning: it is a blanket statement hinting at lunacy. Perhaps ‘bohemian’ might be considered as an alternative word, if one needs to be labeled – Daphne Guinness

Stop texting. Look up. Look at the sky. Look someone in the eyes. Smile. You are alive. – Katherine Fugate

Niles: The food is to die for.
Martin: Niles, your country and your family are to die for.  Food is to eat.
– Frasier, Season 1, Episode 3

Technically the glass is always full – Half water and half air.

Do you prefer introverts or extroverts?  Well, introverts aren’t the ones who are interrupting me all the time.

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” ~Buddha

Relationships are either all or nothing…Make sure you’re not exchanging your all for nothing.

“Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell.” Bill Copeland

When someone isn’t honest with themselves, how can you expect them to be honest with you? –Advice from a Grandma.

I promise to walk in front of you when you need protection, beside you when you need a partner, behind you when you need to shine. – Katherine Fugate

Don’t mince words.  Look what happened to Romeo & Juliet with their miscommunication – Katherine Fugate

People are afraid of uncertainty, unless they are playing.  Then experimenting with uncertainty is fun. – Jon Marcus (extracted in part from a speech on TED by Beau Lotto (Yes, that’s his name))

“Be humble for you are made of Earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.” -Serbian proverb as told by Samantha Dunn

Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. – Dr. Seuss

Quote to strive for:  West and wewaxation at wast. – Elmer Fudd

Science is the only effort between nations to learn & share as opposed to killing & fighting – Neil deGrasse Tyson (paraphrased) – Star Talk podcast – November 10, 2012

There is a proverb in the medical community….. “Genetics loads the gun. Lifestyle pulls the trigger.”  The thing is, I think my firearm is jammed.

The problem with playing (romantic/power) games is someone’s going to lose.

Nobody just drops by when they think you have diarrhea. – Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men

Magic is just science that we don’t understand yet – Arthur C. Clarke

The world is no longer a romantic place.  Some of its people still are however.  And therein lies the promise.  Don’t let the world win Ally McBeal – voiced by Peter MacNicol on Ally McBeal

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it” – Winston Churchill

Madam, life without you is like a broken pencil..…pointless. – The Black Adder

The world must be peopled. – spoken by Benedick – written by Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford or whoever William Shakespeare was

If you’ve ever been homesick or felt exiled from all things and people that once defined you, you know how important welcoming words and friendly smiles can be. – Stephen King

Tell me how you love her, Will.  Like a sickness and its cure, together. – Shakespeare in Love

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.

A day is Eternity’s seed, and we are its Gardeners

My life sort of feels like someone stole my dirty clothes and I’m always trying to find them instead of buying new ones. – Melissa Stephens

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. ~ Dalai Lama
Easy to say for someone who is reincarnated over and over again. – Jon Marcus

Be Kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle. – Philo of Alexandria

Knowledge is our ally against anxiety – Frasier Crane

I don’t mind living in a man’s world, as long as I can be a woman in it. – Marilyn Monroe

Frasier: I hate lawyers
Niles: Me too but they make wonderful patients.  They have excellent health insurance and they never get better.
– Frasier, Season 1, Episode 6

Letting go is hard but holding on is harder. -Dr. Dina Evan.

The important thing is you learned a lesson; you gotta keep your guard up.  This world would be a happier place if everybody would remember two little words….people stink. – Martin Crane – Frasier

I worry about a society that has chosen to define normalcy in such narrow terms that if someone’s behavior deviates ever so slightly, we question his capacity to function. – Frasier Crane

This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power – Herodotus

Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances. – Herodotus …..
…. unless they have a boat load of money – Jon Marcus

Don’t make decisions when you’re angry. Don’t make promises when you’re happy.  – Katherine Fugate

Hey, there’s still a lot of candy left in this piñata. – Roz Doyle on Frasier

Be the change you wish to see in the world – Gandhi

 

 

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Our Society, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s