Saturday, 20 October 2012

To Say What You Feel is to Dig Your Own Grave

There are notes between notes, you know. ~ Sarah Vaughan #quote

It is a luxury to be understood. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. ~ St. Francis of Assisi #quote

For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not able even to have that. ~ Sophocles #quote

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet. ~ Stanislaw Lec #quote

I worship impersonal Nature, which is neither "good" or "bad", and who knows neither love nor hatred. ~ Savitri Devi #quote

Don't trust the heart, it wants your blood. ~ Stanislaw Lec #quote

The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins. ~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote

Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good. ~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote

A mind too active is no mind at all. ~ Theodore Roethke #quote

You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot. ~ Stanley Kubrick #quote

What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance. ~ Theodore Roethke #quote

I think therefore we have nothing in common. ~ Tshirt #quote

It would be foolhardy to count on the conscience of the world. ~ Stefan Sweig #quote

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month. ~ Theodore Roosevelt #quote

The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. ~ Theodore Roosevelt #quote

If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered. ~ Stanley Kubrick #quote
The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again I'd make all the same mistakes - only sooner. ~ Tallulah Bankhead #quote

In history...regret does not bring back a lost moment & a thousand years will not recover something lost in a single hour. ~ Stefan Zweig #quote

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity. ~ T.S. Eliot #quote

No matter how subtle the wizard, a knife between the shoulder blades will cramp his style. ~ Steven Brust #quote

It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value. ~ Stephen Hawking #quote

At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference. ~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote

In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. ~ Stephen Colbert #quote

World records are only borrowed. ~ Sebastian Coe #quote

The worst of all fears is the fear of living. ~ Theodore Roosevelt #quote

We were promised a society of philosophers. But the Blogosphere is looking more and more like a nation of ankle-biters. ~ Steven Levy #quote

Always speak politely to an enraged Dragon. ~ Steven Brust #quote

Because of you, I'm running out of reasons to cry. ~ Shakira #quote

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. ~ Stewart Udall #quote

Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement. ~ Simon Bolivar #quote

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness. ~ Stewart Udall #quote

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. ~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote

In man's struggle against the world, bet on the world.  ~ Franz Kafka #quote
So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. It also won’t do in your essays. ~ John Keating, Dead Poet’s Society #quote

I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok. ~ Shaquille O'Neal #quote

Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech. ~ Susan Sontag #quote

Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals. ~ Siddhartha Buddha #quote

To say what you feel is to dig your own grave. ~ Sinead O'Connor #quote

Have you ever felt like a phone call that's been disconnected? ~ Shannen Doherty #quote