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“Well begun is half done.” Aristotle

Victor Hugo

“The little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised.” Victor Hugo

Henry Louis Mencken

“The plain fact is that I am not a fair man and don't want to hear both sides.” Henry Louis Mencken

Andy Warhol

“In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.” Andy Warhol

Henry David Thoreau

“What is once well done is done forever.” Henry David Thoreau

Friedrich Nietzsche

“He who laughs best today, will also laughs last.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Albert Einstein

“If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.” Albert Einstein

James Douglas Morrison

“We're an embarrasment to college graduates across America.” James Douglas Morrison

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“You are not a human being in search of spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Friedrich Nietzsche

“The formula for my happiness: a Yes, a No, a straight line, a goal.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Oscar Wilde

“What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” Oscar Wilde

Alexander Pope

“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” Alexander Pope


“To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.” Laozi

Michel de Montaigne

“I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself.” Michel de Montaigne


“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” Laozi

Larry Flynt

“Politics is my hobby. Smut is my vocation.” Larry Flynt

Groucho Marx

“The only real laughter comes from despair.” Groucho Marx

John Cage

“We dream of the day when no one knows who's President, because no one bothered to vote.” John Cage

William Shakespeare

“There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” William Shakespeare


“The scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.” Confucius

Francois Sagan

“A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to take it off of you.” Francois Sagan

Janis Joplin

“Never compromise yourself it is all you got.” Janis Joplin

Pier Paolo Pasolini

“Truth lies not only in a dream, but in many dreams.” Pier Paolo Pasolini


“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.” Aristotle

Albert Einstein

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.” Albert Einstein

Friedrich Nietzsche

“The miserable have no other medicine but hope.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Swami Sukhabodhananda

“Thought can make you; thought can break you.” Swami Sukhabodhananda

Robert Bresson

“Two types of films: those that employ the resources of the theater; those that employ the resources of cinematography.” Robert Bresson

Benjamin Franklin

“Where there's a marriage without love there will be love without marriage.” Benjamin Franklin

Paulo Coelho

“Straight Road do not make Skilful Drivers” Paulo Coelho

Heywood Broun

“Nobody talks about God as those who insist that there is no God.” Heywood Broun

Clive Staples Lewis

“Friendship is born at the moment when one person says to another, 'What?! You too! Thought I was the only one.'” Clive Staples Lewis

Philip Guedalla

“History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.” Philip Guedalla

Andy Warhol

“Machine's have less problems. I'd like to be a machine, wouldn't you?” Andy Warhol

Friedrich Nietzsche

“I fear we are not getting rid of God because we still believe in grammar.” Friedrich Nietzsche

John Atkinson

“If you don't run your own life, somebody else will.” John Atkinson

Pauline Kael

“The movies are so rarely great art, that if we can't appreciate great trash, there is little reason for us to go.” Pauline Kael

Jean Sibelius

“Pay no attention to what the critics say; there has never been set up a statue in honor of a critic.” Jean Sibelius


“Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.” Laozi

Friedrich Nietzsche

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. Man does not strive for pleasure; only the Englishman does.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

“The great man fights the elements in his time that hinder his own greatness, in other words his own freedom and sincerity.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

“The world, as a rule, does not live on beaches and in country clubs.” Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

Victor Hugo

“The flesh is the surface of the unknown.” Victor Hugo

Paul Ricoeur

“With the idea of defilement we enter the realm of terror.” Paul Ricoeur


“Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.” Aristotle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“The devil's agents may be of flesh and blood, may they not?” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Frederick Exley

“... What good are dreams if they come true?” Frederick Exley

Albert Einstein

“Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this walked the earth in flesh and blood.” Albert Einstein

Erich Fromm

“Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought.” Erich Fromm

Jack Nicholson

“People who speak in metaphors should shampoo my crotch.” Jack Nicholson

Charles Kettering

“If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.” Charles Kettering

Benjamin Franklin

“We must all hang together or assuredly we will all hang seperately.” Benjamin Franklin

Gore Vidal

“Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.” Gore Vidal

Jo Godwin

“A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone.” Jo Godwin

Ernest Hemingway

“It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.” Ernest Hemingway

Richard Tirendi

“If you are the smartest person in the room, you are in the wrong room.” Richard Tirendi

Erica Jong

“Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.” Erica Jong

Charlie Sheen

“Oh, that. I just do that for the extra money, and to satisfy my male need to kill and win.” Charlie Sheen

George Bernard Shaw

“It's so hard to know what to do when one wishes earnestly to do right.” George Bernard Shaw

Victor Hugo

“When liberty returns, I will return.” Victor Hugo

Samuel Beckett

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett

Charles Darwin

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin

Andrew A. Rooney

“We're all proud of making little mistakes. It gives us the feeling we don't make any big ones.” Andrew A. Rooney

Isadora Duncan

“The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul.” Isadora Duncan

Arianna Huffington

“You have to do what you dream of doing even while you're afraid.” Arianna Huffington

Friedrich Nietzsche

“The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Joel Barker

“A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.” Joel Barker

Hjalmar Soderberg

“There's nothing else in life but youth and love unending tenderness and quiet happiness.” Hjalmar Soderberg

William James

“Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.” William James

Don House

“Successful organizations make habits of things others don't like to do, or don't find time to do.” Don House

Friedrich Nietzsche

“When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art.” Friedrich Nietzsche


“Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.” Laozi

Georges Duhamel

“I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world.” Georges Duhamel


“In the eyes of a child you will see...the world as it should be.” Unknown

Marie Curie

“One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.” Marie Curie

George Orson Welles

“I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose.” George Orson Welles

Karsh of Ottawa

“Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can.” Karsh of Ottawa

Marisa Paredes

“Success has no taste or smell. And when you get used to it, it's as if it never existed.” Marisa Paredes

Nicholas Negroponte

“Incrementalism is innovation's worst enemy.” Nicholas Negroponte

J. Frank Doble

“Conform and be dull.” J. Frank Doble

Mohammad Ali

“The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.” Mohammad Ali

Bertrand Russell

“Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.” Bertrand Russell

Hunter S. Thompson

“Anytime there's a big sporting event, go to either the winning or losing town; there'll be riots in both of time. Riots are fun.” Hunter S. Thompson

Henry Havelock Ellis

“The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum.” Henry Havelock Ellis

Trey Parker

“Careful?! Was my mother careful when she stabbed me in the heart with a coat hanger while I was still in the womb?” Trey Parker


“Aim high, dream big, fly far.” Unknown

William Powell

“I highly recommend worrying. It's much more effective than dieting.” William Powell

Bill Hicks

“Think of me as Chomsky with dick jokes.” Bill Hicks

William Blake

“Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.” William Blake

Friedrich Nietzsche

“When one has not had a good father, one must create one.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

“What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Thomas Alva Edison

“Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.” Thomas Alva Edison

George Orson Welles

“The director is simply the audience. . . . His job is to preside over accidents.” George Orson Welles

George Washington

“It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” George Washington


“A friend to all is a friend to none.” Aristotle

Dr. Seuss

“Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.” Dr. Seuss


“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” Unknown

Abraham Lincoln

“If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.” Abraham Lincoln

Friedrich Nietzsche

“Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Kristina Bazan

“Dreaming isn't enough to see concrete achievements realized; talent isn't enough. The work u do is the main way to reach for ur dreams. So act!” Kristina Bazan


“Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared.” Sunzi

Friedrich Nietzsche

“He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.” Friedrich Nietzsche

George Bernard Shaw

“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up & look for the circumstances they want. If they can't find them, make them.” George Bernard Shaw


“To fight & conquer in all our battles is not top excellence; top excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance w/o fighting.” Sunzi

Friedrich Nietzsche

“There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Michael Dell

“You can't be afraid to fail because that's when you learn.” Michael Dell

Heidi Grant Halvorson

“We need to be continuously striving to go beyond our comfort zones if we want to be successful.” Heidi Grant Halvorson


“Never tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” Unknown

Peter F. Drucker

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” Peter Drucker


“Most people would rather give than get affection.” Aristotle