Thoughtful Quotes page 35

Its paradoxical that the idea of living long appeals to everyone but no one wants to get old.
Andy Rooney
It is a custom of our justice to condemn some as a warning to others.

To condemn them because they have done wrong would be stupidity, as Plato says. For what is done cannot be undone. But they are condemned that they may not go wrong again in the same way, or that others may avoid following their example.

We do not correct the man we hang; we correct others through him. I do the same....

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, "The art of Conversing"
But when all is summed up, a man never speaks of himself without losing thereby. His self-accusations are always believed; his slef-praise disbelieved.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, "The art of Conversing"
Never explain; your friends will understand you, and your enemies will never believe you anyway.
Mandy's Bedroom Wall
History is the lies historians agree upon
I do my thing, and you do your thing. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you, and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, it's beautiful.
Frederick E. Perls (hippy-type 60's saying found everywhere)
One guy is not worth the tears becuase the one who is will never make you cry.
Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.
Kris Kristoferson
We should all realize that every right implies a responsibility, every opportunity an obligation, every posistion a duty, and that the most effective sermon is expressed in deeds instead of words.
Waite Phillips
All the darkness in the world could not put out the light of one small candle.
Found on a jewish Holocaust victims headstone
It's a good idea to keep your words soft and sweet because you never know when you'll have to eat them.
The Half-Wit and Wisdom of Alfred E. Neuman
A stranger is just a friend waiting to happen
Corrie B.
Freedom is achieved only when man cares no longer about the impression he is making or about to make.
Bruce Lee
It takes a minute to have a crush on someone, a hour to like someone, and a day to love someone -- but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.
If something is worth loving, is it also worth dying for?
Teoman, Turkish singer
Man is the head of the family; woman the neck that turns the head.
Chinese Aphorism
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in--forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day--begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Benjamin Franklin
A coward dies a thousand deaths. A soldier only dies once.

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