Thursday, April 28, 2011

quotes and sayings to live by

quotes and sayings to live by

quotes and sayings to live by quotes and sayings to live by quotes and sayings to live by

quotes and sayings to live by quotes and sayings to live by quotes and sayings to live by

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. ~Harriet van Horne

An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex. ~Aldous Huxley

I felt that one had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or rat in a trap. I had already determined to sell my life as dearly as possible if attacked. I felt if I could take one lyncher with me, this would even up the score a little bit. ~Ida B. Wells

We shall never be able to effect physical disarmament until we have succeeded in effecting moral disarmament. ~J. Ramsay MacDonald We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. ~Albert Einstein

By this time next week, each guy on the Assault Committee has to pick a fight where he won't come out a hero. And not in fight club. This is harder than it sounds. A man on the street will do anything not to fight. The idea is to take some Joe on the street who's never been in a fight and recruit him. Let him experience winning for the first time in his life. Get him to explode. Give him permission to beat the crap out of you. You can take it. If you win, you screwed up. "What we have to do, people," Tyler told the committee, "is remind these guys what kind of power they still have." ~Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club, Chapter 16

A man always blames the woman who fools him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark. ~Henry Louis Mencken

God not only sends special angels into our lives, but sometimes He even sends them back again if we forget to take notes the first time! ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994

Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they don't know what they are conserving. ~Robertson Davies

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. ~Charles Buxton

And that's the wonderful thing about family travel: it provides you with experiences that will remain locked forever in the scar tissue of your mind. ~Dave Barry

Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles. ~Washington Irving, The Sketch Book, 1820

What holy cities are to nomadic tribes - a symbol of race and a bond of union - great books are to the wandering souls of men: they are the Meccas of the mind. ~G.E. Woodberry

There were two kinds of physicists in Berlin: on the one hand there was Einstein, and on the other all the rest. ~Rudolph Ladenburg

In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished. ~Charles Kendall Adams

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower, first inaugural address, 20 January 1953

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach it faster, too. ~Lionel Kauffman

If the day and night be such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs, is more elastic, more immortal - that is your success. All nature is your congratulation, and you have cause momentarily to bless yourself. ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you. ~Richard Wilbur

No human thing is of serious importance. ~Plato

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