Random Quotations

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Fear plays an interesting role in our lives. How dare we let it motivate us? How dare we let it into our decision making; into our livelihoods; into our relationships? It's funny isn't it? We take a day a year to dress up, in costume and celebrate fear.
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Greg Daniels, Carrie Kemper, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, The Office, Spooked, October 2011
Guns don't kill people. People who say "Guns don't kill people" kill people. With guns.
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Rob Delaney, Twitter
It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.
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J. K. Rowling
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
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Dan Quayle (1947 - )
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.
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Saint Francis de Sales (1567 - 1622)
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
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Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914), The Devil's Dictionary
The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.
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Ivy Baker Priest, in Parade, 1958
Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.
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George Saunders, last words
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
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Ferdinand Foch (1851 - 1929)
The trouble with lies was that once started, the fiction had to be continued, and it was hard always to be remembering details that you had made up upon the spur of the moment.
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Elizabeth Aston, The True Darcy Spirit, 2006
By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece.
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G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Let's assume that each person has an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different. To realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.
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John Fischer
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
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Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
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Michel de Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
One kind word can warm three winter months.
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Japanese proverb
What this country needs is more free speech worth listening to.
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Hansell B. Duckett
The particular human chain we're part of is central to our individual identity.
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Elizabeth Stone
For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.
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Bob Wells
Use what you have to run toward your best - that's how I now live my life.
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Oprah Winfrey (1954 - ), O Magazine, August 2003
Love truth, and pardon error.
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Voltaire (1694 - 1778)
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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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