Random Quotations

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I'm moving, but don't worry! [Someone once] told me we're all on the same planet, so I'll be okay!
Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata, Animal Crossing: Wild World, 2005
We resent the thought that anything can please us when someone we love is no longer here to share the pleasure with us, and we almost feel as if we were unfaithful to our sorrow when we find our interest in life returning to us.
L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Children should feel loved because they exist, not because they’ve behaved in a certain way.
Julie A., M.A. Ross and Judy Corcoran, Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex, 2011
When you're eighteen your emotions are violent, but they're not durable.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), The Razor's Edge, 1943
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
Charlotte Bronte (1816 - 1855)
The goal isn’t to make something everyone will love; the goal is to get excited, and make a thing where something wasn’t before.
Wil Wheaton, WIL WHATON dot NET, 12-07-13
When you are not physically starving, you have the luxury to realize psychic and emotional starvation.
Cherrie Moraga
Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret.
Diane Ackerman
Frankly, I’m suspicious of anyone who has a strong opinion on a complicated issue.
Scott Adams (1957 - ), The Dilbert Blog
Only the shallow know themselves.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young, 1882
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936), Orthodoxy; p. 14
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988), "Job", 1984
What people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can.
Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.
Marquis de Condorcet (1743 - 1794)
Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.
Oprah Winfrey (1954 - ), O Magazine, August 2004
The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one.
Joan Baez (1941 - )
Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is doubt, faith.
Saint Francis of Assisi (1181 - 1226)
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)
What if this weren't a hypothetical question?
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Northanger Abbey
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Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
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