Interesting things to think about....

This is a collection of quotes I got twice in a day. After my selection, which is at the end, a friend of mine added his and sent it back to me. So I have a few posts, and the rest of it is gibberish from a variety of sources.

If love doesn't come from your heart, then why does it hurt so much there?
Untamed Heart

The end of Pain is Always Pleasure!

The difference between Reality and Fiction, is that Fiction has to make sense.
Tom Clancy

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.

Smile it's the second best thing you can do with your mouth!
Marissa Pincus

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try!
Beverly Sills

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.

The longer I remember, you're the hardest to forget!
Sean Kelly (The Samples)

Squeeze the marrow out of life; Don't choke on the bone.
Dead Poet Society

I never think of the future, it comes soon enough.
Albert Einstein

Someone said, Life is like a party. You join in after it's started and leave before it's finished.

If it's common sense, why do so many people lack it?

The world is run by C students
Al McGuire

He who has a thousand friends, has not a friend to spare.

The secret thoughts of a man tell the whole story; They spill into all his actions and resound in his every word.

You don't get to choose how you're going to die or when. You can only decide how you're going to live, Now.
Joan Baez

There are heroes and there are legends. Heroes get remembered but Legends never die. Follow your heart kid, and you'll never go wrong.
The Sandlot

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.

The only way to make a friend is to be one.

We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.

If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.

He who embraces the SELF knows neither within nor without.

Violence is the voice of the ignorant heart.

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

Don't comprise yourself. You are all you've got.
Janis Joplin

Good friends we've had, good freinds we've lost along the way, but in this bright future, you can't forget your past.
Bob Marley

The tragedy of life, is not that it ends so soon- but that we wait so long to begin it.

Peace Must Be, And Peace Will Be.
Yitzhak Rabin

If you ever need me, just call and I will be there.
Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, all you have to do is call and I'll come running just to see you again.
James Taylor

There are no real ends in this world, just discoveries.
To Dance With the White Dog

We are the heros of our own stories.

The wildest dare is to tell the ultimate truth.

The greatest gift you can give to somebody is not to share with him your treasure, but to reveal to him his own.
Benjamin Disraeli

An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach a thousand stars how to dance.
e.e. cummings

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist that is all.
Oscar Wilde

The future belongs to those who have the power to believe in their dreams.

Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.
Lois Wyse

Don't overlook life's small joys while searching for the big ones.
Life's Little Instructions

When you look back on your life you will find that that which has given you the greatest pain has given you the greatest joy.

To never be tested is to never know the joy of triumph.

Life is like an onion. You peel it layer by layer and sometimes you cry.

Every fool knows you can't reach out and touch the stars, but this doesn't keep the wise man from trying.

Everyone ends up kissing the wrong person goodnight.
Andy Warhol

If you can't trust me with choice, how can you trust me with a child.

You can't runaway from trouble, there ain't no place that far.
Disney World

It is not enough to be happy, we must be satisfied with ourselves.
Les Miserables

"Neither kindness or cruelity, by themselves, independent of each other, creates any effect beyond themselves. The two combined together, at the same time, are the teaching emotion."
Albee's The Zoo Story

"People like the way dreams have of sticking to the soul."

"It's time to start livin'. Time to take a little from the world we're given. Time to take time, 'cause spring will turn to fall in just no time at all."

"There is one kind of prison where the man is behind bars and everything that he desires is outside and there is another kind where the things are behind the bars and the man is outside."
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

"In Germany, they first came for the Communists and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me--and by that time no one was left to speak up."
Pastor Martin Niemoller

"They say absence makes the heart grow fungus."
Barenaked Ladies

"Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do."
Dr. Benjamin Spock

"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You ain't heard nothin' yet, folks."
Al Jolson in The Jazz Singer

"Don't wait for someone to buy you flowers. Plant your own garden."

"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans."
John Lennon

"Poetry is essentially the discovery, the love, the passion for the name of everything."
Gertrude Stein

"This above all: to thine own self be true."

"Soulshine, it's better than sunshine, better than moonshine, damn sure better than rain."
Allman Brothers Band

"Every five years or so I look back on my life and I have a good laugh."
Indigo Girls

"Human relationships were not meant to be understood. That is why love is so divine."
Anonymous Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
Erica Jong

There's something so beautiful in coming on one's very inmost thoughts in another. In one way it is one of the greatest pleasures one has.
Olive Schreiner

To express unafraid and unashamed what one really thinks and feels is one of the great consolations of life.
Theodor Reik

Too low they build, who build beneath the stars.
Edward Young

Always bear in mind that our own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.
Abraham Lincoln

Individuality is the salt of common life. You may have to live in a crowd, but do not have to live like it, nor subsist on its food.
Harry van Dyke

Happiness is not a matter of events. It depends on the tides of the mind.
Alice Meynell

One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others by means of love, friendship, indignation, and compassion.
Simone de Beauvior

"Why, you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together - What do you get? The sum of their fears."
Winston Churchill

"What's so civil about war anyway?"
Guns and Roses

"A man is nothing more than a sum of his experiences."

"I am the dislexic segment of the population."
Alex Liberman

"If everything looks like it's going right, you're obviously overlooking something."

I do not agree with a word you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it
Francois Marie Voltaire

Anything that can go wrong, will.

No one's life, liberty, or property are safe while legislature is in session.
Dr. Benjamin Franklin

If you can't beat them, join them. Then beat them.

When in doubt: THINK!
Anonymous; or, most teachers

Why does college have to get in the way of college?
Patrick Davis

War hath no fury like a non-combatant.
Charles Edward Montague

What is a magician but a practising theorist?
Obi-Wan Kenobi

If the aborigine drafted an IQ test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it.
Stanley Garn

There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home.
Ken Olson, President of DEC, World Future Society Convention, 1977

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together ...
Carl Zwanzig

Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
Neil Armstrong

The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other bastard die for his.
General George S. Patton

I hatequotes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Listening to you, I hear the music
Gazing at you, I get the heat
Following you, I climb the mountain
I get excitement at your feet-
Right behind you, I see the millions
On you, I see the glory
From you I get opinions,
From you, I hear the story....
The Who, "Tommy," and a much cooler quote w/music....

Now watch what you say or they'll be calling you a radical, liberal, fanatical, criminal
Won't you sign up your name, we'd like to feel you're acceptable, respectable, presentable, a vegetable!
Supertramp, "The Logical Song"

Sometimes the problem outshines the pain.
Greg Bear, "Queen of Angels"

Long long time ago, I can still remember how the music used to make me smile....
Don McLean, "American Pie"

They just don't know that Love Eternal will not be denied.
The Moody Blues, "I know you're out there Somewhere"

In any organization, a man will rise to his level of incompetence.
The Peter Principle (aka more Murphy)

It [hypothalamus] controls the autonomic nervous system and the endocrine system and organizes behaviours related to survival of the species-- the so-called "four f's:" fighting, feeding, fleeing, and mating.
Erika's bio textbook

"Be wary when you find yourself walking down a path towards knowledge; all such roads inevitably lead to madness."

"The biggest fool is the one who thinks he knows it all."
Piers Anthony, "Hard Sell"

"Clouds are not spheres. Mountains are not cones. Lightning does not travel in a straight line."

"I've tried everything else to convince you. Now I'm going to be sensible."
unnamed congressman

"What you see with your eyes is only the surface of reality; look deeper."
Tanis, Star Trek:Voyager

"We're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad."
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn't have come here."
Lewis Caroll, Alice in Wonderland

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