Thoughtful Quotes page 130

In the midst of winter, I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.
Albert Camus
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
It seems to me that the meaning of a person's life consists in proving to himself every minute that he's a person and not a piano key.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Man has to be himself in spite of unfavorable circumstances; that means he has to make his own existance at every single moment. He is given the abstract possibility of existing, but not the reality. This he has to conquer hour after hour. Man must earn his life.
José Ortega y Gasset
In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the militaryindustrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Speech, 1961
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Freedom is not about doing anything you want, but doing everything you can.
Goh Hanlin
Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worse of them all; the apathy of human beings.
Helen Adams Keller
Some people are like new shoes: the cheaper they are, the louder they squeak.
Don't get so tolerant you tolerate intolerance
Bill Maher
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
James Baldwin
I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me.. is another matter
Winston Churchill
Never say, "Never," unless it is to say, "Never Give Up."
Only one thing makes a dream impossible: the fear of failure
Paulo Coelho (Milad Elia)
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like nobody's watching.
The dreams of tomorrow begin with the mistakes of yesturday.
Alex Lash
The best thing about loving and being hurt is that you get to know what true love really is. For as gold is tested in fire, and so will love be perfected in pain.
Marvin Jay M. Torres
When you walk through a storm, hold your head up high, and don't be afraid of the dark. At the end of the storm, is the golden sky, and the sweet silver song of the lark. Walk on through the wind, walk on through the rain, Though your dreams be tossed and blown, Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart, And you'll never walk alone, you'll never walk alone.
Frank Sinatra
The moving finger writes, and having writ, moves on. And all your piety and wit cannot change a half a line, nor all your tears wash out a word of it.
the rubaiyat - omar khayyam - 11th century

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