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Note added by Mindy Bogue. 1 years ago
List of top 50 quotes:

1. “Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves” - Abraham Lincoln

2. "Did you mean for all those words to come out together, or do they just come out randomly?" -Hank Hill, "King of the Hill"

3. "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice."-Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

4. "Re-examine all that you have been told...dismiss that which insults your soul." -Walt Whitman

5. "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." -President Barack Obama

6. "The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it." -Theodore Roosevelt

7. "When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on." -Franklin Roosevelt

8. "True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made." -Franklin Roosevelt

9. "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed." -Dwight Eisenhower

10. "If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all." -Noam Chomsky

11. "When any government, or church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, 'this you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know' the result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motive." -Robert Heinlein

12. "Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed." -Dwight D. Eisenhower

13. "Obviously, the danger is not in the actual act of reading itself, but rather, the possibility that the texts children read will incite questions, introduce novel ideas, and provoke critical inquiry." -Persis M. Karim (The New Assault on Libraries)

14. "You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them." -Ray Bradbury

15. "What have I said about comparing your sister to the devil?" -Red Forman

16. This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in. -Theodore Roosevelt

17. "That's gold, Jerry! Gold!" -Kenny Banya

18. "Dobby never meant to kill! Dobby only meant to maim, or seriously injure!" -Dobby the House Elf

19. "If you're a famous smuggler, you're not doin' it right." -Ser Davos

20. "Feelin' second fiddle to a dead man..." - Black Crows

21. "(Sigh.) 6AM and already the boy ain't right." -Hank Hill

22. "Sometimes life sucks and you have to eat your salad plain." -Me

23. "I can't believe what a bunch of nerds we are. We're looking up "money laundering" in a dictionary. " -Office Space

24. "Fortunately, I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug, uh, regimen to keep my mind, you know, uh, limber. " -The Dude, The Big Lebowski

25. "Well, it didn't look like a two-horse town, but try finding a decent hair jelly. " -Everett, O Brother, Where Art Thou

26. “Anytime you’re attacked by someone whose last name is 'Skull-splitter,' you’ve got to be concerned." -History Channel documentary - The Dark Ages

27. "Everything boils down to poop." - Jason Fritszche

28. "A toast to the proud Lannister children ... the dwarf, the cripple and the mother of madness." -Tyrion Lannister

29. "Bill, just because they are paying attention to you doesn't mean you have their respect." - Dale Gribble

30. If everyone fried their food, there'd be no war." -Bill Dautrieve

31. I don't know why women need to have children to be seen as complete human beings. -Marisa Tomei

32. Pretty impressive feat to back oneself into a corner in an oval office. - Ryan Tack-Hooper

33. You're so crooked that if you swallowed a nail, you'd shit a corkscrew.

34. "Oh, I get it. Just because I'm a landlord, and I wear a white suit and an eye patch, and I raise your rent and ride around and throw firecrackers at you, I'm the bad guy." - Mr. Fischoeder from "Bob's Burgers"

35. "Sorry, I'm saving my spit and blood for my honeymoon." - Louise Belcher

36. "It's a dingo, I named him Bingo. If you can't have fun with that, you're crazy." - Peter Griffin

37. If I had known the world was ending, I would've brought better books. - Dale, The Walking Dead

38. I'm not questioning your honor, Ser Janus. I'm denying it's existence. -Tyrion Lannister

39. The Constitution is for everyone. -ACLU

40. You know nothing, Jon Snow. -Ygritte

41. So is that a ceramic gnome, or did Peggy kill a real gnome and take it to a taxidermist? - Dale Gribble

42. You know, these funny cars go so fast that when the car hits the finish line the driver is actually younger than when he started." -Dale Gribble

43. Foghorn Leghorn said, "That dog's about as subtle as a hand grenade in a barrel of oatmeal."

44. "Hell, if it's a contest over who's the better daddy, you win. I mean, you made Bobby. All I made was you." -Cotton Hill

45. Hey! Get takeout for your stakeout. Maybe you could order steak, have a takeout-steak stakeout. -Teddy, "Bob's Burgers

46. You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it - Malcolm X

47. True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else. - Clarence Darrow

48. True patriotism isn't cheap. It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going - Robert Reich

49. Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle. - Robert Anthony

50. Racism, xenophobia and unfair discrimination have spawned slavery, when human beings have bought and sold and owned and branded fellow human beings as if they were so many beasts of burden. -Desmond Tutu
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Note added by Anja. 3 years ago
1. If you have crazy friends you have everything
2. Nobody is perfect - but life sometimes is
3. Lerne von der Vergangenheit, träume von der Zukunft, lebe hier und jetzt (Learn from the past, dream oft he future, live here and now)
4. The greatest sight is the world - have a look at it! (Kurt Tucholsky)
5. When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. (Christopher Morley)
6. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. (Dr. Seuss)
7. Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted (John Lennon)
8. Lesen gefährdet die Dummheit!
9. Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. (Oscar Wilde)
10. Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. (Albert Einstein)
11. So many books, so little time. (Frank Zappa)
12. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. (Mahatma Gandhi)
13. Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. (Allen Saunders)
14. The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits. (Alexandre Dumas-fils)
15. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default. (J.K. Rowling)
16. If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. (Oscar Wilde)
17. And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. (Abraham Lincoln)
18. An optimist stays up to see the New Year in. A pessimist waits to make sure the old one leaves. (Bill Vaughan)
19. Erst wenn das Lachen stirbt, erst dann sind wir verlor ‘n. (Bernd Stelter)
20. A day without laughter is a day wasted. (Nicolas Chamfort)
21. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. (Michael Althsuler)
22. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. (Harry Truman)
23. The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. (Isaac Asimov)
24. May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself. (Neil Gaiman)
25. You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing. (Michael Pritchard)
26. I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. (Jerome K. Jerome)
27. Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something. (Robert Heinlein)
28. Once you learn to read, you will be forever free. (Frederick Douglass)
29. Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege.
30. Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. (Victor Borge)
31. If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough. (Albert Einstein)
32. Whenever there is a hard job to be done I assign it to a lazy man; he is sure to find an easy way of doing it. (Walter Chrysler)
33. In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet. (Albert Schweitzer)
34. Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia. (Charles M. Schulz)
35. If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign? (Albert Einstein)
36. The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. (Augustine of Hippo)
37. Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever. (Walt Disney Company)
38. The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. (Dorothy Parker)
39. I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place. (Anne Tyler)
40. It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. (J. K Rowling)
41. Wir leben alle unter dem gleichen Himmel, aber wir haben nicht alle den gleichen Horizont. (Konrad Adenauer)
42. Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. (Albus Dumbledore)
43. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. (Nicolas Chamfort)
44. Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. (Oscar Wilde)
45. After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world. (Philip Pullman)
46. Is 'fat' really the worst thing a human being can be? Is 'fat' worse than 'vindictive', 'jealous', 'shallow', 'vain', 'boring' or 'cruel'? Not to me. (J.K. Rowling)
47. Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination. (Mark Twain)
48. We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. (Cynthia Ozick)
49. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. (Dr. Seuss)
50. A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. (Elbert Hubbard)
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Note added by Mary Petrova. 4 years ago
2. Отчаяться каждый может. А вот чтобы совладать с собой, нужно быть человеком.
Гроздья Гнева Джон Стейнбек
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Note added by Emma Hryniewicz. 4 years ago
http://seedsofhopeanddreams.blogspot.com/2014/05/101-quotes-that-inspire-memy-favorite.html
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Note added by Lisbeth. 4 years ago
1. Piper (Orange is the new Black): "I'm scared that I'm not myself in here and I'm scared that I am"
2. TEDtalk: "It’s braver to be Clark Kent than it is to be Superman"
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Note added by Ellie Crook. 5 years ago
Completed 9/11/13
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Note added by Mary Petrova. 5 years ago
1. Нормально делай - нормально будет
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Note added by Sebastian Grund. 6 years ago
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"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
― Dr. Seuss

02
“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
― Socrates

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"Keep an open mind – but not so open that your brain falls out"
― Richard Feynman

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"The world's best swordsman doesn't fear the second best; he fears the worst swordsman, because he can't predict what the idiot will do."
― David Weber

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"Despair - To be forgotten is worse than death."
― Freya Crescent

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"Our history is made up of many wars, but our history is not war. Our history is an unshakable pursuit of peace."
― Xav de Matos
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Note added by Rachel Griffin. 6 years ago
Finished 28 Aug 2012, but will update with any new entries ...
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Note added by Nikki. 6 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxGSmfR33rM&feature=youtu.be
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Note added by Courtney Andreas. 6 years ago
12/8/11*44 on pintrest plus 11 on word
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Note added by Courtney Andreas. 6 years ago
3 11-22-11
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Note added by Leana. 7 years ago
(5/50)