Quotes

 

Here are some quotes I think are worthwhile reading, for various reasons. Intelligent, thought provoking or simply funny.

“The human voice is the most important instrument at our disposal, yet is one of the most difficult to understand or define. You either hear it, or you don’t. It either moves you, or it leaves you cold… it is more than just a sound… it is the sould itself.”
– Neil Diamond, 1974

“My heart stopped. It just stopped beating. And for the first time in my life, I had that feeling. You know, like the world is moving all around you, all beneath you, all inside you, and you’re floating. Floating in midair. And the only thing keeping you from drifting away is the other person’s eyes. They’re connected to yours by some invisible physical force, and they hold you fast while the rest of the world swirls and twirls and falls completely away.”
— Wendelin Van Draanen (Flipped)

“… But every once in a while, you find someone who’s iridescent, and when you do, nothing will ever compare.”
— Wendelin Van Draanen (Flipped)

“I want to know God’s thoughts…the rest are details.”
– Albert Einstein

“Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. ”
– Mahatma Gandhi

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Truly it is reasonable to make a great distinction between the faults that come from our weakness and those that come from our wickedness.”
– Michel de Montaigne

“Perfect is a myth. Perfectly flawed is the best we can hope for.”
– Unknown

“The concept of premenstrual syndrome was invented by a woman in Iowa who was trying to come up with a way to call her husband shit-for-brains without repercussions. Now we all benefit.”
– Leslie Mann

“How sexy you look unbathed at a campsite first thing in the morning is as important as how sexy you look in a tux… then again, looking good in a tux can turn a nice girl into a porn star.”
– Kerry Washington

“We need you to be reachable at all times, but we don’t always pick up our phones when you call. We realize this seems like a double standard; if you’d like to discuss it further, just leave a message.”
– Julie Delpy

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”
– Dorothy Parker, American poet and writer

“A photograph that mirrors reality, cannot compare to one that reflects the spirit”
– Russ T. Butner

“There is a choice you make in everything you do. So keep in mind that in the end, the choice you make, makes you.”
– John Wooden

“ It is easy to be tolerant when you do not care. ”
— Clement F. Rogers

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