Thoughtful Quotes page 5

There are a billion people in China. It's not easy to be an individual in a crowd of more than a billion people. Think of it. More than a BILLION people. That means even if you're a one-in-a-million type of guy, there are still a thousand guys exactly like you.
A. Whitney Brown, The Big Picture
God does not play dice with the cosmos.
Albert Einstein to Niels Bohr
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog: Nobody really enjoys it and the frog generally dies as a result.
E. B. White
An amateur thinks it's really funny if you dress a man up as an old lady, put him in a wheelchair, and give the wheelchair a push that sends it spinning down a slope towards a stone wall. For a pro, it's got to be a real old lady.
Groucho Marx
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
H. L. Mencken
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
Abraham Lincoln
It's better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Attributed to Mark Twain and Abraham Lincoln
There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.
Winston Churchill
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Bachelors know more about women than married men. If they didn't, they would be married too.
H. L. Mencken
Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules.
Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant.
John Stuart Mill"On Liberty"
Have the courage to live. Anyone can die.
Robert Cody
Heroism consists in hanging on one minute longer.
Norwegian proverb
A single death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
If we are unwilling to be aware of the dark, we cannot see the light
John Cowan
It's hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.
Sally Kempton
The trouble with going with the flow is, you might wind up getting sucked down the drain.
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it... always.
Mahatma Gandhi

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