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"The most heinous and the most cruel crimes of which history has record have been committed under the cover of religion or equally noble motives", Mohandas Gandhi
"An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind", Mohandas Gandhi
"History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstance", Donald Creighton
"I'm not afraid of dying; I just don't want to be there when it happens", Woody Allen
"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever", Napoleon Bonaparte
"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted", Albert Einstein
"Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems", Rene Descartes
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends", Martin Luther King Jr
"Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back", Paul Erdos
"If you are going through hell, keep going", Winston Churchhill
"Black holes are where God divided by zero", Steven Wright
"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good", Samuel Johnson
"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it", Henry David Thoreau
"Wit is educated insolence", Aristotle
"Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you", Carl Gustav Jung
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education", Mark Twain
"Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research", Wilson Mizner
"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers", Thomas Watson (IBM)
"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home", Ken Olson (DEC)
"Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing" - Robert Benchley
"If people dont make an effort to be in your life, don't try so hard to be in theirs; it's not worth it"
"You shouldn't settle. There are some things you can compromise on in a relationship. Feeling loved should not be one of them. Otherwise, it's just a partnership" -  AMY
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage" - Lao Tzu 
“One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast”  - Robert A. Heinlein
"SHARING IS CARING"
"America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable" -  Hunter S. Thompson
"That humanity at large will ever be able to dispense with Artificial paradises seems very unlikely. Most men and women lead lives at worst so painful, at the best so monotonous, poor and limited, that the urge to escape, the longing to transcend themselves if only for a few moments, is and always has been one of the principle appetites of the soul" - Huxley
"Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it." - Anais Nin 
"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong." - H. L. Mencken
"It was a shameful thing that she had nothing of which to be ashamed." -  Philip José Farmer
"Imagination is like a muscle. I found out that the more I wrote, the bigger it got."  - Philip José Farmer
"Dullard: Someone who looks up a thing in the encyclopedia, turns directly to the entry, reads it, and then closes the book."  - Philip José Farmer
"Be U'reself and trip on it" - IronFeather
"This story is about love, which means that it is also about hate."  - Philip José Farmer
"As science pushes forward, ignorance and superstition gallop around the flanks and bite science in the rear with big dark teeth." - Philip José Farmer
"Know a man's faith, and you knew at least half the man. Know his wife, and you knew the other half."  - Philip José Farmer
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin
"Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings." - Anais Nin
"Reality doesn't impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls." - Anais Nin 
 "When others asked the truth of me, I was convinced it was not the truth they wanted, but an illusion they could bear to live with." - Anais Nin
"To lie, of course, is to engender insanity." - Anais Nin
"One handles truths like dynamite." - Anais Nin
"Art is the method of levitation, in order to separate one's self from enslavement by the earth." - Anais Nin
"Creation which cannot express itself becomes madness." - Anais Nin 
"Time is the enemy of identity" - Michael Moorcock
"It's History that's caused all the troubles in the past." - Michael Moorcock
"Is the prisoner a prisoner because he lives in a cage or because he knows that he lives in a cage?" - Michael Moorcock
"I think the notion of worldbuilding is a failure of literary sophistication." - Michael Moorcock
"We live in a world where many kinds of regression dignify themselves with the mantle of progress." - Michael Moorcock
"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." - Mark Twain
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Twain
"Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life." - Mark Twain
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." - Mark Twain
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time." - Mark Twain
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." - Mark Twain
"God created war so that Americans would learn geography." - Mark Twain
"I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."  - Mark Twain
"Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option." -  Mark Twain
"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it." - Mark Twain
"Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe." - Mark Twain
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it."  - W.C. Fields
"I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food." -  W.C. Fields
"I never hold a grudge. As soon as I get even with the son-of-a bitch, I forget it."  -  W.C. Fields
"If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit."  - W.C. Fields
"Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer." -  W.C. Fields
"What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?"  -  W.C. Fields
"Not all those who wander are lost." - J.R.R. TOLKIEN
"Life moves pretty fast.  If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. "  -  Ferris Bueller 
“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.” - Carl Sagan
"We're all sliding ever more quickly toward our grave. Don't waste a day. Learn, teach, love, and share. Hackers *can* change the world." - Russ Rogers
"Roger Murdock: We have clearance, Clarence., Captain Oveur: Roger, Roger. What's our vector, Victor? Tower voice: Tower's radio clearance, over! Captain Oveur: That's Clarence Oveur. Over."
“To deny our own impulses is to deny the very thing that makes us human.” - The Matrix
"people don't quit their jobs; they quit their bosses."
"Give weight to the things around you, so they may stay." - Yoko Ono
"Don't let the grubby little opportunists get you down" - Andrew Weatherall
'The job of an animator is to inject humanity into the bits and bytes of pixels.' - Terry Gilliam
"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" - United States Postal Service creed

 

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