Random Quotations

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It's harder to make something good when you can't curse all the time.
Tina Fey, Max 60 Seconds, 2008
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD)
I'd heard it all the time, 'Live in the moment.' But if I did that, I'd weigh more than a dump truck. Losing weight wasn't about the moment at all; it was about having faith in the future. It was about knowing there would be another meal in a few hours.
Stephanie Klein, Moose, 2008
People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they've done.
Cullen Hightower
The thing to remember is that that the future comes one day at a time.
Dean Acheson, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 03-11-04
To do just the opposite is also a form of imitation.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)
A great writer reveals the truth even when he or she does not wish to.
Tom Bissell, Truth in Oxiana, 2004
Complain to one who can help you.
Yugoslav Proverb
I love stuff as much as the next guy, but Iíve come to understand that, regardless of the cost of acquiring it, the price of having it is freedom.
Colleen Wainwright, Communicatrix, 06-23-09
Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator and change has its enemies.
Robert F. Kennedy (1925 - 1968)
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Erma Bombeck (1927 - 1996)
This is the challenge of writing. You have to be very emotionally engaged in what youíre doing, or it comes out flat. You canít fake your way through this.
Gordon Atkinson, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, January 29, 2004
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.
Paul Dirac (1902 - 1984)
The most important thing in life is to see to it that you are never beaten.
Andre Malraux (1901 - 1976)
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
Live among men as if God beheld you; speak to God as if men were listening.
Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD), Epistles
People can have the Model T in any colour--so long as it's black.
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947)
If the Phone Doesn't Ring, It's Me
Jimmy Buffett, Song Title
Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter.
William Ralph Inge (1860 - 1954)
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MM's Cynical Quotes LM's Motivational Quotes Classic Quotes
Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
The Devil's Dictionary Contributed Quotations

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