Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Famous Life Quotes

  • "You live and learn. At any rate, you live."
  • "Funny how just when you think life can't possibly get any worse it suddenly does."
  • "One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible."
  • "Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, 'This is the real me,' and when you have found that attitude, follow it."
  • "The great use of life is to spend it on something that will outlast it."
  • "There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live."
  • "The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind."
  • "The great use of life is to spend it on something that will outlast it."
  • "Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact."
  • "Had I been chosen President again, I am certain I could not have lived another year."
  • "We're a planet of nearly six billion ninnies living in a civilization that was designed by a few thousand amazingly smart deviants."
  • "If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by suicide."
  • "In this country รข€¦ men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire."
  • "Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."
  • "The Fear of Death often proves Mortal, and sets People on Methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them."
  • "Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life."
  • "A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."
  • "Love is a misunderstanding between two fools."
  • "Love is fed by the imagination, by which we become wiser than we know, better than we feel, nobler than we are; by which we can see life as a whole: by which and which alone, we can understand others in their real as in their ideal relations."
  • "They've promised that dreams can come true - but forget to mention that nightmares are dreams, too."
  • "Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success."
  • "If God dropped acid, would he see people?"
  • "He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it."
  • "You ask whether I have ever been in love: fool as I am, I am not such a fool as that. But if one is only to talk from first-hand experience, conversation would be a very poor business. But though I have no personal experience of the things they call love, I have what is better - the experience of Sappho, of Euripides, of Catallus, of Shakespeare, of Spenser, of Austen, of Bronte, of anyone else I have read."
  • "One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be."
  • "The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly - that is what each of us is here for."
  • "Women would be more charming if one could fall into her arms without falling into her hands."
  • "The best way to predict your future is to create it!"
  • "Love lasts when the relationship comes first."
  • "Natasha, to love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love. But, then one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer, not to love is to suffer, to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love, to be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy, therefore, to be unhappy one must love, or love to suffer, or suffer from too much happiness, I hope you're getting this down."
  • "What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream? Or what's worse, what if only that fat guy in the third row exists?"
  • "I should scorn to shiver with terror at the thought of annihilation. Happiness is nonetheless true happiness because it must come to an end, nor do thought and love lose their value because they are not everlasting."
  • "Of course the heart has it reasons, of which reason knows nothing."
  • "Dreams are only thoughts you didn't have time to think about during the day."
  • "I tried sniffing Coke once, but the ice cubes got stuck in my nose."
  • "Drugs may be the road to nowhere, but at least they're the scenic route."

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