Friday, 7 February 2014

Stay That Way Regardless


Born to be wild - live to outgrow it. ~ Lao Tzu #quote

War is eternity jammed into frantic minutes that will fill a lifetime with dreams and nightmares. ~ John Cory #quote

If we should have to fight, we should be prepared to so so from the neck up instead of from the neck down. ~ Jimmy Doolittle #quote







Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it. ~ Lao Tzu #quote

Treat your life like something to be sculpted. ~ Larry Niven #quote

If you pinch the sea of its liberty, though it be walls of stone or brass, it will beat them down. ~ John Cotton #quote

A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt. ~ Jean Racine #quote
 


I do not believe they've run out of surprises. ~ Larry Niven #quote

Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable. ~ John D. MacDonald #quote

I do suspect that privacy was a passing fad. ~ Larry Niven #quote



Anything beats an expensive stack of paper. ~ Larry Niven #quote

There are two futures, the future of desire and the future of fate, and man's reason has never learned to separate them. ~ J. D.  Bernal #quote

Everything starts as somebody's daydream. ~ Larry Niven #quote

Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead. ~ James Joyce #quote





We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

There must be no worse punishment to a totalitarian nation than the withdrawal of capital. ~ Jerzy Kosinski #quote








Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life. ~ Kitty O'Neill Collins #quote

But far more numerous was the herd of such / Who think too little, and who talk too much. ~ John Dryden #quote

Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can't see from the center. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote
 



Man thrives where angels would die of ecstasy and where pigs would die of disgust. ~ Kenneth Rexroth #quote

There cannot be peaceful coexistence in the ideological realm. Peaceful coexistence corrupts. ~ Jiang Qing #quote

Beware the fury of a patient man. ~ John Dryden #quote

History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote




We need men who can dream of things that never were. ~ John F. Kennedy #quote

Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality. ~ James Joyce #quote

The whole world loves a maverick and the whole world wants the maverick to achieve something nobler than simple rebellion. ~ Kevi Patterson #quote

Only very slowly and late have men come to realize that unless freedom is universal it is only extended privilege. ~ J. E. C.  Hill #quote


History has shown us all too often the consequences of dreaming poorly or not at all. ~ Jeff Vandermeer #quote

We are tied to the ocean & when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came. ~ J.F. Kennedy #quote

I turn over a new leaf every day. But the blots show through. ~ Keith Waterhouse #quote



What this country needs is radicals who will stay that way regardless of the creeping years. ~ John Fischer #quote

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade  & wither dismally with age. ~ James Joyce #quote

Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. ~ John F. Kennedy #quote

Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. ~ Kenji Miyazawa #quote

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti #quote

To me, if life boils down to one thing, it's movement. To live is to keep moving. ~ Jerry Seinfeld #quote

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the passing, we have arrived. ~ Knut Hamsun #quote