Wednesday, August 23

Quotables

When I'm busy, being lazy or starting a new gig this is my blog filler....but these are great quotes. The first one is my favorite of all times. Thank you, Gandhi.



"Be the change you want to see in the world"
"As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it."
-Mahatma Gandhi


"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
-Henry David Thoreau


"Talent is like electricity. We don’t understand electricity. We use it."
"If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities."
"Nothing will work unless you do."
"Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable."
-The mighty Maya Angelou


"Sometimes I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me."
"I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death"
"Learning without wisdom is a load of books on a donkey's back."
- Zora Neale Hurston.


"Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose — a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye."
- Mary Shelley.


"What difference do it make if the thing you scared of is real or not?"
- Toni Morrison in Song of Solomon.


"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
- Thomas Jefferson


"If you scatter thorns, don't go barefoot."
-Italian Proverb


"If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people."
"I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual."
I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.
"If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged."
"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
-Virginia Woolf



I don't have false teeth. Do you think I'd buy teeth like these?
-Carol Burnett


"Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck."
"I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it."
"May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house."
-George Carlin


The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing-and then marry him.
-Cher


"Reality is a crutch for people who can't handle drugs."
"We are all in this together, by ourselves."
"Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?"
"Why is it that when we talk to God we're said to be praying, but when God talks to us we're schizophrenic?"
-Lily Tomlin


Love these all...
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