Thread: Favorite quotes
10-29-2003, 12:25 PM #1
This has probably been done thousand times but lets do it again
Give me your favorite qoutes
here are mine, I love quotes and Im always searching for new ones!!
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. - Albert Einstein
You don’t win a war by dying for your country. You win a war by making the other son-of-a-bitch die for his. -- General Patton
This one is GREAT!
religious war is like children fighting over who has the strongest imaginary friend
War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun. --Mao Tse-tung
Seems like there is alot of controversy if this following quote is real or not but hell its nice anyway
Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip the
citizenry into a patriotic fervor, for patriotism is indeed a
double-edged sword. It both emboldens the blood, just as it narrows the
And when the drums of war have reached a fever pitch and the blood
boils with hate and the mind has closed, the leader will have no need in
seizing the rights of the citizenry. Rather, the citizenry, infused with
fear and blinded by patriotism, will offer up all of their rights unto
the leader and gladly so.
How do I know? For this is what I have done. And I am Caesar
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
He who is unwilling to fight in a world where survival is the law of the land, has not the right to exist.
”A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how. [Frederick Nietzsche]
What upsets me is not that you lied to me, but that from now on, I can no longer believe you.
”When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” - Helen Keller
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot further the brotherhood of man encouraging class hatred. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty or safety.
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.
” I have no respect for the passion of equality - which seems to me merely idolizing envy”-Oliver Wendell Holmes
"We will either find a way or make one."
---Hannibal (247-183 B.C.)
In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail
10-29-2003, 12:36 PM #2Respected Member
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The ones in my sig
"The tragedy of life is not found in failure but complacency. Not in you doing too much, but doing too little. Not in you living above your means, but below your capacity. Never failure but low aim, is life's greatest tragedy"- Benjamin Mayes
"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it"- George Bernard Shaw
10-29-2003, 12:36 PM #3
1) No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
--- Eleanor Roosevelt
2) I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
--- Thomas Edison
3) I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
--- Mother Teresa
4) Man does not cease to play because he grows old, he grows old because he ceases to play.
--- Drew Lachey....(this is for Jugg and Dabull)
5) When you are born, you are crying and everyone around you is smiling. Live your life so that when you die, you are smiling and everyone around you is crying.
10-29-2003, 01:25 PM #4
1) I've learned that there are 3 things you should never discuss with people: Religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin.
2) To truly know one's self, you must assert yourself.
- Albert Camus
I'll post more serious ones when i'm home with some time to look for them...
10-29-2003, 01:38 PM #5
The short man who dances with a tall woman will get busted in the mouth.
He who speakeths by the yard, and thinkeths by the inch, should be kickethed by the foot.
As they say in Antarctica, "No sweat."
A smart man marries his last wife first.
There is no woman so lovely, so charming, so beautiful, that somewhere there isn't a man who is sick and tired of her.
10-29-2003, 02:33 PM #6Respected Member
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10-29-2003, 04:26 PM #7
"You know the world is on a real fucking tilt when the tallest basketball player is a chinese guy, the best rapper is a white guy, and the best golfer is a black guy."
That is so fucking true.
Could have sworn that some one posted this same thread about a month ago...
HAHA thats what shredz link is!!!
10-29-2003, 04:32 PM #8
If it doesn't work, hit it. Who cares if you break it, it needed fixing anyways.
10-29-2003, 05:16 PM #9
If you want something you've never had, you have to do something you'ev never done.
10-29-2003, 05:26 PM #10
Evil thinks not to beguile us by unveiling the terrible truth of its festering intent, but comes, instead, disguised in the diaphanous robes of virtue, whispering sweet-sounding lies intended to seduce us into the dark bed of our eternal graves
-translated from Koloblicin's journal
10-29-2003, 05:40 PM #11
Never yield to remorse, but at once tell yourself: remorse would simply mean adding to the first act of stupidity a second.
from Nietzsche's The Wanderer and his Shadow's
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