Thoughtful Quotes page 91

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.
Disney's 'Mary Poppins'
People sit around and wait for that "dare-to-be-great" situation, never realizing that its up to us to go out there and look for it.
I answer to two people, myself and God. Anyone else can kiss my ass.
Cher on VH1
A nation of warriors and fanatics, marching forward in perfect unity, all thinking the same thoughts and shouting the same slogans, perpetually working, fighting, triumphing, persecuting - three hundred million people all with the same face.
George Orwell - 1984
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Greek orator and statesman Demosthenes
When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always long to return.
Leonard Da Vinci
You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.
By running from the past, the present goes by too fast, and you end up being lost and out of breath in the future.
All that we do is done with an eye toward something else.
When speaking in public, try to be like a woman's skirt: long enough to be respectable, but short enough to be interesting.
If you come to a stage where you stop worrying about consequences, that is true happiness.
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield!
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The meaning of life, is to find the meaning of life.
This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.
Abraham Lincoln
Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is, in reality, instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those who have property against those who have none at all.
Adam Smith
It's ok to let yourself go as long as you can get yourself back.
Mick Jagger
Do not waste life pondering unanswerable questions, for you miss enjoying the fruit of answerable ones.
There is no such thing as conversation. It is an illusion. There are intersecting monologues, that is all.
Rebecca West (Cicily Maxwell Andrews), "The Harsh Voice," There Is No Conversation, 1935
If everybody thought before they spoke, the silence would be deafening.
George Barzan

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