What's your favorite quote or quotes? (citations required)

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Re: What's your favorite quote or quotes? (citations required)

Post by DATo » 30 Mar 2018, 06:51

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; a man whose face is covered with dust, and sweat, and blood; who, if he wins, realizes the thrill of high achievement, and if he fails, fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.

Variously attributed:

Originally - Theodore Roosevelt

As posted: Ernest Hemingway
“I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed reading accident. I hit a book mark and flew across the room.”
― Steven Wright

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Post by Caden Perry » 06 Apr 2018, 11:10

"Sometimes lies were more dependable than the truth"
-Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

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Post by anix67 » 06 Apr 2018, 15:42

All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players; They have our their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts

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Post by KLafser » 08 Apr 2018, 20:48

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller in Ferris Bueller's Day Off ... yes, movie

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Post by Aisha I » 09 Apr 2018, 01:41

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."

by Pele

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Post by tanya shukla » 11 Apr 2018, 10:22

" The world break everyone, and afterwards, many are strong at the broken places."

Earnest Hemingway

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Post by Ajbish » 13 Apr 2018, 22:21

Do not fear death. Death is always at our side. When we show fear, it jumps at us faster than light, but if we do not show fear, it casts its eye upon us gently and then guides us into infinity.
Laughing Bull, Cowboy Bebop the TV series

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Post by Aratmary » 15 Apr 2018, 20:53

"Success comes not by wishes, but by hardwork bravely done" anonymous

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Post by 6912dirtyfeet » 18 Apr 2018, 17:36

My favorite quote is from Don King "Only In America"

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Post by KatrinaP » 18 Apr 2018, 19:14

"Giving up something that no longer serves a purpose, or protects you, or helps you, isn't giving up at all, it's growing up."

- Incubus Dreams by Laurell K. Hamilton,

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Post by Jessasaurus Rexxy » 20 Apr 2018, 17:13

To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.” – Madonna :romance-heartstiny: :romance-heartsthree:

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Post by Clinical1 » 21 Apr 2018, 10:36

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Henry Ford

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Post by PlanetHauth » 23 Apr 2018, 04:17

The things a man says is a terrible way to learn who he is; the best way is to listen for the things he doesn't say.
-Matthew Tysz, The Last City of America
“Don’t adventures ever have an end? I suppose not. Someone else always has to carry on the story.”
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Post by Simpfenderfer » 29 Apr 2018, 11:49

Normal is an illusion. What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly.
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Post by Britty01 » 01 May 2018, 12:00

“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… The ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things… They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

Steve Jobs

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