Thoughtful Quotes page 48

Someone once told me "If you're falling off a cliff, try to fly. You've got nothing to lose."
John Sheridan, Babylon 5
Don't compromise yourself, it's all you've got.
Janis Joplin
People say that what we're all seeking is a meaning for life. I don't think that's what we're really seeking. I think that what we're seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances within our own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.
Joseph Cambell, "The Power of Myth"
If money grows on trees then there wouldn't be much shade.
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The supreme happiness of life is the conviction of being loved for yourself, or, more correctly, inspite of yourself.
Victor Hugo
War doesn't decide who's right, war decides who's left.
Kevin Jackson
Quod ratio non quit saepe sanavit mora
Time often heals what reason cannot
Life is not counted by the amount of breaths we take, but of the moments that leave us breathless.
War is a matter of old men's pride, and young men's lives.
Success is a journey, not a destination. So stop running.
Suicide is a permanent answer for a temporary problem.
It hurts to love someone and not be loved in return. But what is more painful is to love someone and never find the courage to let that person know how you feel.
An Vo
How a person wins the game show something of his character; how he loses shows all of it.
Leaders are like eagles. They don't flock, you find one at a time.
Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything.
Josef Stalin
True beauty is seen without the eyes.
Joe Fields
What is vertigo? Fear of falling? Then why do we feel it even when the observation tower comes equipped with a sturdy handrail? No, vertigo is something other than the fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.
Milan Kundera, "The Unbearable Lightness of Being"
The mystery of life is not a problem to solve but a reality to experience.
Frank Herbert, "Dune"
There are no strangers in this world, only friends we haven't met
Manan Mehta

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