Tuesday, 22 January 2013

To Survive is to Find Meaning


Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy. ~ Wayne Gretzky #quote

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. ~ William Shakespeare #quote

It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions. ~ Thomas Huxley #quote

Honesty is something you can't wear out. ~ Waylon Jennings #quote

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. ~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart #quote
Every word or concept, clear as it may seem to be, has only a limited range of applicability. ~ Werner Heisenberg #quote

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. ~ Winston Churchill #quote

Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world. ~ Voltaire #quote




I got along without you before I met you and I'll get along without you a long time after you're gone. ~ Willie Nelson #quote

No plan can prevent a stupid person from doing the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time - but a good plan should keep a concentration from forming. ~ Charles E. Wilson #quote





It is here that we encounter the central theme of existentialism: to live is to suffer, to survive is to find meaning in the suffering. ~ Victor Frankl #quote

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. ~ Truman Capote #quote

The difficulty, the ordeal, is to start. ~ Zane Grey #quote

Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable. ~ Werner Herzog #quote

Everybody's an artist. Everybody's God. It's just that they're inhibited. ~ Yoko Ono #quote
Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth. ~ Martin H. Fischer #quote

Live without dead time. ~ Anonymous graffiti, Paris 1968 #quote

You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. ~ Ayn Rand #quote



What appear to be faults in others may actually be reflections of our own emotional afflictions. ~ Geshe Dhargyey #quote

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes. ~ Jack Handey #quote

It's a form of betrayal when people close to you accept what you tell them at face value. ~ The Devil's Feather, Minette Walters #quote




I may not yet be as old as dirt, but dirt and I are starting to have an awful lot in common. ~ Stephen R. Donaldson #quote

Come live in my heart, and pay no rent. ~ Samuel Lover #quote

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. ~ Socrates #quote







Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. - Henry David Thoreau #quote

Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live. ~ Socrates #quote

Always gotta keep busy or the voices start telling me to do wild things. ~ Steve Brown #quote

Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise. ~ Samuel Lover #quote

If you do not know where you are going, any road will take you there. ~ Sterling Holloway #quote




You have no idea how expensive it is to look this cheap. ~ Steve Tyler #quote

It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul. ~ Sofia Kovalevskaya #quote

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. ~ Steve Martin #quote

Say what you know, do what you must, come what may. ~ Sofia Kovalevskaya #quote

What likelihood is there of corrupting a man who has no ambition? ~ Samuel Richardson #quote

Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected. ~ William Safire #quote


It was dreadful. They tried to put the little redhead in a cage. ~ Sarah Ferguson #quote

This is the strangest life I've ever known. ~ Jim Morrison #quote

Best to live lightly, unthinkingly. ~ Sophocles #quote

Writing is an antidote for loneliness. ~ Steven Berkoff #quote

Grace tried is better than grace, and it is more than grace, it is glory in its infancy. ~ Samuel Rutherford #quote