Thoughtful Quotes page 69
It has long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things."Elinor Smith
Mom, romance is dead. It was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece.Lisa Simpson, The Simpsons
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, and a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, and they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.Muhammad Ali
Avoid strangers by introducing yourself.
Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. A lot of people don't have the courage to do it.Helen Hayes
One who breaks an unjust law must do so openly, lovingly, and with a willingness to accept the penalty. I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.MLK Jr. Letter From Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963
Once you start worrying about what other people think of you, you stop being yourself.
What is your opinion about life? I'd like to know because just when I think I have everything figured out, I realize it is impossible to have everything figured out. And just when you think you are finally happy, something comes along to make you question your bliss. Life in all its simplicity is indeed complicated.
The wrong ones can't hurt you. It's the right ones; they're the killers.Ally on Ally McBeal
Never act out of fear, and never let fear stop you from acting.
The only thing constant is change.
My goal in life is to not wake up at the age of forty with a bitter realization that I've wasted my entire life at a job that I hate because I was forced to decide on a career in my teens.
War and politics are closely related. Therefore, it can be said that war is politics with bloodshed, and politics is war without bloodshed.Sun Tzu
Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn; my God do you learn.C. S. Lewis
From chaos come clarityNick Hexum
Remember beer has food value, food has absolutely no beer value.Steve Schmidt
Let us not think about big things, but of good things.Gandhi
Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.Yiddish Proverb
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.Italian Proverb
Fear the man that has nothing to lose.
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