Quotes by Friends

Me: I’d like to donate bone marrow one day.
My Husband: Before you do that, could you reorganize the kitchen so the bottles don’t fall out when I open the doors?

As an old man I will sit on my hover porch yelling at all of the robochildren to get off of my space lawn. – Coburn Hawk

There’s no “I” in F&*K You. – Coburn Hawk

Patience…How long does that take? – Coburn Hawk

People die, but diamonds are forever. – A Michalik

North Carolina
All y’all can just kiss my ass
People talk funny
– Mike Butler – Pacific Jujitsu Kai Haiku Contest

Economists Quotes

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. – Adam Smith

When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? – John Maynard Keynes

Authors / Writers Quotes

Learn to fear the automobile. It is not the trillion-dollar deficit that will finally destroy America. It is the automobile.- Russel Baker (Ten ways to avoid mucking up the world any worse than it already is)

Yield to temptation; it may not pass your way again. – Robert A. Heinlein

Who would be ‘secure’? Every and any slave. – e.e. cummings (Six Nonlectures)

Labeling makes the invisible visible, but it’s limiting. Categories are the enemy of connecting. Link, don’t rank. – Gloria Steinem

The only way to spend New Year’s Eve is either quietly with friends or in a brothel. Otherwise when the evening ends and people pair off, someone is bound to be left in tears. – W. H. Auden 1907-1973, Anglo-American Poet

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. – Douglas Adams

Better is the enemy of done. – Reworded from Voltaire’s similar quote

How to win an Argument by Dave Barry

An Awesome Book - Quotes

An Awesome Book!

Yes, there are places in the world where people dream up dreams
so simply un-fantastical and practical they seem…
to lose all possibility of thinking super things
Dancing wild animals with diamond-coated wings
Instead they dream of furniture
of buying a new hat
of owning matching silverware
Could you imagine that?
Instead they lay awake at night wishing for a car
Not one that runs on jellybeans but one that’s reg-u-lar
They dream of breakfast sandwiches they dream of telephones
Sometimes they even dream of dreams that aren’t even their own.
Generously published on the web by the author by Dallas Clayton.

An Ode to Brevity by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

It has often been said
there’s so much to be read,
you never can cram
all those words in your head.

So the writer who breeds
more words than he needs
is making a chore
for the reader who reads.

That’s why my belief is
the briefer the brief is,
the greater the sigh
of the reader’s relief is.

Other Favorite Quotes

You can’t reason someone out of a position they didn’t reason themselves into. – unknown

Race prejudice has unfortunately become a tradition which is uncritically handed down from one generation to the next. The only remedies are enlightenment and education. – Albert Einstein

We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically. ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

Your real job in the world is to be you. – India Arie

For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you. ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for. – Socrates

I am you, and you are me (Lak’ech Ala K’in) – Mayan saying

When I am older, I’m going to make a change (if I don’t forget). – Boy from video produced by Australian bank ANZ / #EqualFuture campaign.

Never argue against emotion if your only weapon is logic. Instead, learn to walk away. – Robert Ringer

Wishes cost nothing unless you want them to come true. — Frank Tyger

Always… always remember: Less is less. More is more. More is better and twice as much is good too. Not enough is bad, and too much is never enough except when it’s just about right. – The Tick

Saying someone can’t be sad because someone else may have it worse is like saying someone can’t be happy because someone else may have it better. – Unknown

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. ~ Chinese proverb

To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time. – Leonard Bernstein

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future. – Leonard Bernstein

Become free from all attachments like a rolling ball, when moving forward, moving backward, working, sitting, while possessing a stillness within the motion and a motion within the stillness. – Master Henry Seishiro Okazaki, founder of Danzan Ryu JuJitsu

There are no wrong turns… only plans you didn’t know you had.

What other people think of me is none of my business. – Eleanor Roosevelt

I have problems flown in fresh daily wherever I am. – Richard Lewis

Blessed is the person that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting.

Never sleep with anyone crazier than yourself. – Someone’s father

That makes absolutely no sense at all….. Let’s do it!” – Anon

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas. – Linus Pauling

The Five Stages of Drinking by Larry Miller

Spiritual Verses

A good tree cannot produce bad fruit, nor can a bad tree produce good fruit.

Better is the little of the righteous than the abundance of the wicked

You must not only know what is right you must do what is right.
Do not forget what kind of person you are when you cease to look into the mirror.

Do what is right without being frightened by any fear

Be mindful of slaves promising freedom
Man is enslaved by what he is overcome

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