Showing posts from February, 2015

Samuel Goldwyn

“If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.” Samuel Goldwyn

John Lennon

“The reason why kids are crazy is because nobody can face the responsibility of bringing them up.” John Lennon

Anais Nin

“We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.” Anais Nin

Arthur O'Shaughnessy

“We are the music makers. We are the dreamers of the dreams.” Arthur O'Shaughnessy

Andy Warhol

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

“There are no uninteresting things, only uninteresting people.” Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Henry B. Adams

“Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.” Henry B. Adams

John A. Simone Jr.

“One of the good things about low self-esteem is never having rain hit you in the face.” John A. Simone Jr.

William James

“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” William James

Emilio Estevez

“Writing is a lonely job unless you're a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach.” Emilio Estevez

Arthur Lotti

“Mothers spend a lifetime excising from their sons the influence of their fathers.” Arthur Lotti

Richard Feynman

“I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring.” Richard Feynman

Jean-Paul Sartre

“Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. An odd moment in the afternoon.” Jean-Paul Sartre

The Prophet Mohammad

“The strong man is not the good wrestler; the strong man is only the one who controls himself when he is angry.” The Prophet Mohammad

Johnny Depp

“I'm an old-fashioned guy... I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.” Johnny Depp

Friedrich Nietzsche

“There is a rollicking kindness that looks like malice.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

“To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Jean Renoir

“All great art is abstract.” Jean Renoir

Victor Hugo

“Style is the substance of the subject called unceasingly to the surface.” Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo

“Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.” Victor Hugo

Georges Bataille

“I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction.” Georges Bataille

Friedrich Nietzsche

“In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“If I have set it down it is because that which is clearly known hath less terror than that which is but hinted at and guessed.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sun Tzu

“There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.” Sun Tzu

Peter F. Drucker

“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” Peter F. Drucker

John Ruskin

“The most beautiful things in the world are the most useless, peacocks and lilies, for instance.” John Ruskin

Nolan Bushnell

“A lot of ppl have ideas, but there're few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today” Nolan Bushnell

Eleanor Roosevelt

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt

Friedrich Nietzsche

“Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Victor Hugo

“Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.” Victor Hugo

Arthur Lotti

“Bullshitting is lying convincingly and with a winning smile.” Arthur Lotti

Albert Einstein

“God may be subtle, but He isn't plain mean.” Albert Einstein


“Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.” Aristotle

Sir Winston Churchill

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” Sir Winston Churchill

Mark Twain

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.” Mark Twain

Michael Powell

“Art is merciless observation, sympathy, imagination, and a sense of detachment that is almost cruelty.” Michael Powell

Mark Twain

“If the man doesn’t believe as we do, we say he is a crank, and that settles it. I mean, it does nowadays, because now we can’t burn him.” Mark Twain

Robert Shaffer

“We must view young people not as empty bottles to be filled but as candles to be lit.” Robert Shaffer

Robert H. Schuller

“It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” Robert H. Schuller

Mohandas Gandhi

“There they go. I must run and catch up with them, beause I am their leader!” Mohandas Gandhi

Harrison Ford

“You have to have a darkness... for the dawn to come.” Harrison Ford


“If at first you don't succeed, assassinate everyone who knows you failed.” Anonymous

Victor Hugo

“Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.” Victor Hugo

Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Easy reading is damned hard writing.” Nathaniel Hawthorne

Vint Cerf

“A year in the Internet business is like a dog year, equivalent to seven years in a regular person's life.” Vint Cerf

Thomas Carlyle

“Music is well said to be the speech of angels.” Thomas Carlyle


“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do.” Anonymous

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.” Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Henry David Thoreau

“The perception of beauty is a moral test.” Henry David Thoreau

Ambrose Bierce

“Quotation: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.” Ambrose Bierce

Gina Gershon

“Feeding is a very important ritual for me. I don't trust people who don't like to eat.” Gina Gershon

Hunter S. Thompson

“Groveling is wrong for the soul, like grappling with whores in a drugstore.” Hunter S. Thompson


“Some of the worlds greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. unattributed” Anonymous


“Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.” Sunzi