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additional quotes I have stumbled upon

 

"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind."  (seen on a bumper-sticker)

 

"It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it."
(Maurice Switzer)

"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today."   (Cherokee proverb)

"Remember the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other."  (Dalai Lama)

 

This is the beginning of a new day. You have been given this day to use as you will. You can waste it or use it for good. What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it. When tomorrow comes, this day will be gone forever; in its place is something that you have left behind... let it be something good.  (Author Unknown)

 

"He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals."
(George Christoph Lichtenberg)
 

"The older you get, the easier it is to spot the phonies.  And I just think, how unpleasant for them."

(Carrie Fisher)

 

"Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their  shoes. That way, when you criticize them you're a mile away and you have their shoes."

 

"You are the product of your own brainstorm."  (Rosemary Konner Steinbaum)

 

"Do one thing every day that scares you."  (Kurt Vonnegut)

 

"Never assume anything.  It will only make an ass out of u and me."  (Morton Shapiro)

 

"Love doesn't require 2 people to look at each other, but to look in the same direction." 

(Antoine Saint Exupery)

 

"What you see depends on what you thought before you looked"  (Eugene Taurman)

 

"A point in every direction is the same as having no point at all."  (Harry Nilsson's "Oblio")

 

"If a creative person has a sense of humor, a sense of style and a certain amount of stubbornness, he finds a way to do what he needs to in spite of the obstacles."  (Stephen Nachmanovich)

 

"Be yourself, there are already so many others."  (Losie)

 

"Two wrongs don't make a right, but sometimes 5 or 6 just might."  (me)

 

"In order to break the rules, you must first understand what the rules are"  (unknown)

 

"A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle."  (Author Unknown)

 

"When the student is ready, the teacher will appear."  (Asian proverb)

 

"Let the first impulse pass; wait for the second."  (Baltasar Gracian)

 

"What if the Hokey-Pokey is really what it's all about?"  (seen on a tee-shirt)

 

"If the enemy is in range, so are you."  (Infantry Jounal)

 

"Your head is your house, furnish it."  (Asian proverb"

 

"Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves, for they shall always be amused"  (unknown)

 
"If you hang long enough, you get used to it."  (My Mom)
 
"Just because you feel it, doesn't mean it's there."  (Radiohead)
 
"If a hammer is the only tool you have, everything will start to look like a nail."  (Abraham Maslow)
 
"Some people give their problems swimming lessons instead of drowning them."  (Mark Twain)
 
"Before enlightenment, chop wood and carry water.  After enlightenment, chop wood and carry water." 
(Zen Master)
 
"Anyone who angers you, conquers you."  (Unknown)
 
"Men can be divided into 2 groups:  one that goes ahead and achieves something, and one that comes after and criticizes."  (Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
 
"Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration."  (Rudolf Nureyev)
 
"...and the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."  (Anais Nin)
 
"You only die once, but you will be dead for a very long time."  (Moliere)
 
"All cats are gray in the dark."  (Benjamin Franklin)
 
"Bad people don't go to hell, they are already there."  (Dan Millman)
 
"No one can make you feel inferior without your permission."  (Eleanor Roosevelt)
 
"It is never too late to have a happy childhood."  (Tom Robbins)
 
"You may fail many times, but you are not a failure until you start blaming others."  (Olaus Petri) 
 
"In the land of the blind, the one-eyed is king."  (N. Machiavelli)
 
"The stronger the wind, the stronger the tree."  (J. Willard Marriott)
 
"If you knew the time it took me to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful."  (Michelangelo)
 
"That which cannot stand being joked about seldom deserves to be taken seriously."  (Sigfrid Lindstrom)
 
"Many wise words are told as jokes, even more stupid words are told seriously."  (unknown)
 
"To partly remain a child: that is to be really mature."  (Jevtusjenko)
 
"Each of us is ultimately alone."  (Sheldon B. Kopp)
 
"Give a man a mask, and he will tell you the truth."  (Oscar Wilde)
 
"Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few."  (Pythagoras)
 
"Education is a good thing, but you should sometimes remember that nothing worth knowing can be taught."  (Oscar Wilde)
 
"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser."  (John Gardner)
 
"I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you."  (Losje)
 
"When it gets dark enough, you can see the stars."  (Charles A. Beard)
 
"There is a hell to be alone, and a heaven to be able to be it."  (Paul Bjerre)
 
"Any idiot can criticize, condemn and complain, and most idiots do."  (Dale Carnegie)
 
"If you are going through hell, keep going."  (Winston Churchill)
 
"The one who is not being born is dying."  (Bob Dylan)
 
"The one who loses his head no longer cares about his hair."  (Nikita Khrushchev)
 
"I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward."  (Thomas Edison)
 
"Medical research has made such enormous advances that there are hardly any healthy people left."   
(Aldous Huxley)
 
"If you get upset about small things, you are probably not much larger than them." 
(Alf Henrikson)
 
"If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself.  What isn't a part of ourselves doesn't disturb us."   (Hermann Hesse)
 
"The way to the starting place is the longest."  (Arne Hirdman)
 
"Don't expect people to respect you for what you are "planning" to do."  (Henry Ford)
 
"I have my ignorance to thank for the few things I know."  (Sacha Guitry)
 
"Never tear down a fence until you know why it was raised."  (Robert Frost)
 
"Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories...those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost."   (Russell Baker) 
 
"What you truly learn best will appear to you later as your own discovery."  (Moshe Feldenkrais)
 
Making the decision to have a child is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body."  (Elizabeth Stone)
 
"Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here, we should dance."  (Unknown)
 
"What we fear, we create."  (Unknown)
 
"Art is both love and friendship, and understanding; the desire to give.  It is not charity, which is the giving of Things, it is more than kindness which is the giving of self.  It is both the taking and giving of beauty, the turning out to the light the inner folds of the awareness of the spirit.  It is the re-creation on another plane of the realities of the world; the tragic and wonderful realities of earth and men, and of all the inter-relations of these."  (Ansel Adams)
 
"You must do the thing that you think you cannot do."  (Eleanor Roosevelt)