Thoughtful Quotes page 134

At this moment there are six billion four hundred seventy million eight hundred eighteen thousand six hundred seventy one people in the world. Some are running scared. Some are coming home. Some tell lies to make it through the day. Others are just now facing the truth. Some are evil men at war with good. And some are good, struggling with evil. Six billion people in the world, six billion souls. And sometimes... all you need is one.
One Tree Hill
Big ideas are so hard to recognize, so fragile, so easy to kill. Don't forget that, all of you who don't have them.
David Ogilvy
So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.
Charles Dickens - 'Great Expectations'
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw
When the mind's free, the body's delicate.
Shakespeare's 'King Lear'
The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel.
Shakespeare's "Hamlet"
Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
Margaret Atwood - 'Cat's Eye'
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe.
War isn't Hell. War is war, and Hell is Hell. And of the two, war is a lot worse.
Cpt. Hawkeye 'M.A.S.H'
People told Columbus the world was flat. He didn't insist the world was round. He got in a boat.
Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
After the song finished, I said something. "I feel infinite". And Sam and Patrick looked at me like I said the greatest thing they ever heard. Because the song was that great and because we all really paid attention to it. Five minutes of a lifetime were truly spent, and we felt young in a good way. I have since bought the record, and I would tell you what it was, but truthfully, it's not the same unless you're driving to your first real party, and you're sitting in the middle seat of a pickup with two nice people when it starts to rain.
"The perks of being a wallflower" Stephen Chbosky
The present was the past and is going to be the future
Anuj Chatterjee
Growing up sucks. Not all kisses are magic, and most boys do not live up to your expectations, but there are those times when everything, I mean love, romance, relationships, it all falls together perfectly and it's incredible. It's those moments, no matter how depressingly few and far between, that make growing up worth it.
Joey, Dawson's Creek
Whoever you are, there is a younger person who thinks you are perfect. There is some work that will never be done if you don't do it. There is someone who would miss you if you were gone. There is a good reason for becoming better than you are. There is a place that you alone can fill.
Do more than exist, live. Do more than touch, feel. Do more than look, observe. Do more than read, absorb. Do more than hear, listen. Do more than listen, understand. Do more than think, ponder. Do more than talk, say something.
John H Rhoades
I treasure my remark to a grandson who asked, "Grandpa, were you a hero in the war?" "No", I answered, "But I served in a company of heroes".
Mike Ranney "Band of Brothers"
From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remember'd; We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother.
Shakespeare 'King Henry V'
When you look back in the distance you'll see it wasn't so far
Sisterhood of the travelling pants book

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