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Post by Guest on Sat May 18, 2013 3:15 pm

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
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Post by PayJ on Sat May 18, 2013 3:27 pm

Got these jotted down all over my scrap book couple of my faves:

"Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but never makes any progress."

Alfred Montapert

"Do not sink to what is below you. Rise above what is superior"

Bill Wallace

"Pure gold does not fear the test of fire"

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"No matter the level of your ability you have more potential than you can ever develop in a lifetime."

James T Mccay

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Post by Pararaptor on Sat May 18, 2013 3:34 pm

Funny thing actually, I found out my brother writes down his own quotes. As in stuff he has said.

'"If God is all-powerful and all-knowing, why do we have to pray to him to fix our problems?" -Me'

We're not even a religious household.
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Post by GrinningManiac on Sat May 18, 2013 4:55 pm

“We know so little about one another. We embrace a shadow and love a dream.”
-Doctor Glas

"It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life. It faced--or seemed to face--the whole eternal world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favour."

-Great Gatsby

"Don't let it end like this - tell them I said something,"

-Last words of Pancho Villa

"The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it."
"In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded."

-Terry Pratchett



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Post by Komrade Kharloth on Sat May 18, 2013 5:05 pm

Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears, and let the weak say "I am strong"

Joel 3:10


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Post by Xandy on Sat May 18, 2013 7:11 pm

"Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life."

Also my signature.

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Post by Furburt on Sat May 18, 2013 8:27 pm

Google Dorothy Parker, literally everything she says is my favourite.

"I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy"

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Post by GrinningManiac on Sun May 19, 2013 12:08 am

ARGH - That wordplay! How does it even work? Why does that rhyme sort of?

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Post by Guest on Sun May 19, 2013 12:45 am

Nerdy quotes inbound:

“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”


― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring


"If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the moment." - Lao Tzu


“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It's not.”
― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax


"Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly
Man got to sit and wonder 'why, why, why?'
Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land
Man got to tell himself he understand."
-Bokonon/Kurt Vonnegut

“Don't deceived yourself. Life is not governed by will or intention. Life is a question of nerves, and fibers, and slowly built-up cells in which thought hides itself and passion has its dreams. You may fancy yourself safe and think yourself strong. But a chance tone of color in a room or a morning sky, a particular perfume that you had once loved and that brings subtle memories with it, a line from a forgotten poem that you had come across again, a cadence from a piece of music that you had ceased to play--I tell you that it is on things like these that our lives depend.”

Furburt wrote:Google Dorothy Parker, literally everything she says is my favourite.

"I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy"
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Post by Mr. Wiggles on Fri May 31, 2013 8:34 pm

"Some people tell themselves that they will work twice as hard tomorrow to make up for what they did not do today... If they work twice as hard tomorrow, then they should have also worked twice as hard today"

-Supposedly from John Wooden but I can find no evidence of this or whoever John Wooden was. The wording is pretty awful but that was probably the first thing I ever read that really made me stop and think about my attitude to life.

“My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky.”

― Alan Moore

"There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the moment. A man's whole life is a succession of moment after moment. If one fully understands the present moment, there is nothing left to do, and nothing else to pursue."

"There is something to be learned from a rainstorm. When meeting with a sudden shower, you try not to get wet and run quickly along the road. But doing such things as passing under the eaves of houses, you still get wet. When you are resolved from the beginning, you will not be perplexed, though you still get the same soaking. This understanding extends to everything."


Taken from the film Ghost Dog but I believe they were originally in a book called Way Of The Samurai

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Post by Xandy on Fri May 31, 2013 11:14 pm

Also everything Nietzsche says.

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Post by Komrade Kharloth on Sat Jun 01, 2013 1:09 am

"I have seen the truth; I have seen and I know that people can be beautiful and happy. ... I will not and cannot believe that evil is the normal condition of mankind"

Fyodor Dostoyevky gives me massive feels.

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