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I Am a Quote Junkie

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    Failure

    "Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default." J.K Rowling
    Joungar Joungar 26-30, M May 26, 2013

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    I actually have a book of quotes

    that I have collected. Anytime I see one I like, I write it down in my book. It always goes with me in everywhere - I never know when i may need it!
    simplylilacs simplylilacs 26-30, F Mar 2

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    One Thing Leads To Another ....

    Here is just one of my favorite quotes from one of the wisest men that walked the Earth! Keep your thoughts postive, because your thoughts become words. Keep your words postive, because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior postive, because your behavior becomes...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 7 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    Hindsight

    First there was today, and then it would be tomorrow, but beyond that things like next week were quite remote. ~Eva Figes
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - jolted by every pebble in the road. Henry Ward Beecher
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    Favorite For A Troubled Day

    Sometimes you're the windshield, Sometimes you're the bug!!
    DixieSuga DixieSuga 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    Childlike

    Grown men may learn from little children for the hearts of the little children are pure and therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which other people miss. ~Black Elk (Native American Spiritual Leader, 1863-1950)
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    Tribute To The Crazy Ones

    "Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square hole. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    I am a quote Junkie. I am always looking

    for new quotes that I can relate to, or that can match how I am feeling or what I am going through. I love finding a good quote that can make me feel like I am less alone, and one that can make me laugh too., that's always fun.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    May The Quotes Be With You

    Yoda: "Premonitions, premonitions. These visions you have...." Anakin Skywalker: "They are of pain, suffering. Death."  Yoda: "Yourself you speak of, or someone you know?"  Anakin Skywalker: "Someone."  Yoda: "Close to you?"  Anakin Skywalker: "Yes."  Yoda: "Careful you...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    Pay Attention

    "To pay attention to what someone does not do is often more important than noting what he does." ~The Method of Zen, Eugen Herrigel, 1974
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    Clicking My Red Shoes

    I told a dear friend the other day, I feel like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. In my mind and soul, I'm clicking my red shoes, I wanta go Home! hmmm... Is home where the heart is? Where you hang your hat? by ~ Phoebe Cary One sweetly solemn thought Comes to me o'er and o'er I am...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    Join my circle to hear about me

    and my life journey 👏
    arielbreedlove arielbreedlove 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I have quotes taped up all over my room.

    My favorite ones any way. They are so inspiring I just love them.
    VioletCarroll VioletCarroll 13-15, F Mar 3

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    Your Destiny

    you have to love so u can be loved;you have to dream to have hope;you need hope to have faith and with faith you can move mountains;when u move those mountains,you can reach your destiny...
    vicdrago vicdrago 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 1, 2010

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    Life Is A Mystery

    " LIFE IS NOT A PUZZLE TO BE FIGURED OUT. IT IS A MYSTERY. A MYSTERY TO BE LIVED. A MYSTERY TO BE LOVED, A MYSTERY TO BE DANCED." -OSHO
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    The Most Amazing Secrets Are On Display, But They're Cloaked By Perception, More Inside

    We are then free to become. There are alternative economic models that do not use money - and our current economic model cannot be sustained without war, crime & punishment, poverty, hunger, ignorance, etc. etc. etc. The best alternative brings us back together whereas the...
    klegend0 klegend0 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Says Gregory Peck

    Tough times don't last, tough people do. What did I do in high school? I grew from 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 2 inches. There we were, hundreds of us lined up, waving at the great man as he tipped his hat to us, And that is the extent of my acquaintaince with Albert...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    Us......

    Didn't you hear me when I said I won't take it any more,I won't be your mat lying on the floor...do you miss me when you think of me when lying alone,did you really think my heart is made of stone....its the hurt we never wanted,it's the hurt I never wanted,what we wanted we...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    To Be Happy

    If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. ~ Andrew Carnegie
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Designer Love

    "Love has a hem to her garmet that reaches to the very dust. It sweeps the strains from the street and lanes, and because it can, it must." ~Mother Teresa
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Feb 10, 2013

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    A Better Walker

    "It is necessary that, in continuing what you have begun, your will, your intelligence, your sensibilites be ever on the alert. It is this unceasing activity in yourself that is the reward of your effort. The road on which you walk may, perhaps not lead you where you wished to go...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    A Quote On Failure

    Failure is not falling down, it is not getting up again. -Mary Pickford
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    ????????

    Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.        ...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    I Told You I Am a Quote Junkie Lol

    "I'm afraid of the dark,and suspicious of the light." -Woody Allen
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    The Art Of Love

    The first step to make is to become aware that love is an art, just as living is an art; if we want to learn how to love we must proceed in the same way we have to proceed if we want to learn any other art, say music, painting, carpentry, or the art of medicine or engineering...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    This Could Not Be More True...

    I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. John Burroughs 
    Firegod74 Firegod74 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2012

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    My Favorite Quates.....

    Team Work: Snow flakes are one of nature's most fragile things...but just look at what they can do when they stick together.......       Optimism: the harder you fall.... the higher you bounce back.....     Motivation & Attitude: "motivation" determines "what" you do...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    Oscar Wilde On

    Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. Oscar Wilde
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jan 1, 2013

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    Just Grow Up

    I want to grow up to be a child. That's my own. But it sounds like it is Wordsworth's 'Child is the father of man' rephrased. But it is worth it.    
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2009

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    Instructions For My Employees

    Do something, Lead, Follow or Get out of the way !!!!!
    DixieSuga DixieSuga 61-65, F Sep 19, 2013

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    Quote

    The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time. ~Abraham Lincoln
    DixieSuga DixieSuga 61-65, F Sep 20, 2013

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    I Love Eastern Wisdom

    One of my Teachers, that i learn from his quotes is ~ Mahatma Gandhi. Here is my all time favorite quote from him. Keep your thoughts postive, because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words postive, because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior postive...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 9 Responses Oct 8, 2010

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    On Writing

    "The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon." -Robert Cromier
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 12 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    I heard A Great Quote The other dy I heard a

    guy say as he grew older he realised how true all the sayings his grandmother gave to him were true. He reeled them off and in my opinion all were good stuff. One in particular stuck in my mind. If a rich person tells you they earnt their money just through hard work alone...
    happynudist happynudist 36-40, M Jan 9

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    shivering naked before the bench of my own

    judgement, I plead my case... I am a harsh judge they say... but I cannot find a sentence that includes forgiveness where I used to have a heart.... feels like a mile wide ditch, there is not a stone to mark where I used to have a heart! Scorpios do not live life... we...
    DarkThornedLilyRose43 DarkThornedLilyRose43 41-45, F Jan 11

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    A Quote For Someone Special and I Still Say She Looks Just Like Olive Oyl Lol

    Eat your spinach and you'll grow up big and strong like Popeye. You'll also end up with a girlfriend that looks like Olive Oyl. - Unknown but was attributed to Jerry Seinfield.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    Oneself

    The task is to define oneself, for oneself, in a manner that enables a relationship to oneself. In so doing, one becomes who one truly is. ~ Dr. Allan W. Anderson
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    Kept This On My Desk At Work.

    Please solve your problems in advance so that I may help you more!!!!
    DixieSuga DixieSuga 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    Marilyn Enlightens Us On Careers!

    "A career is a wonderful thing, but you can't snuggle up to it on a cold night." - Marilyn Monroe
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    On My Love's Beauty

    As I gaze upon your beauty, I think to myself, "never have I seen an angel fly so low".
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    Double Standards

    When Miley Cyrus is naked and licks a hammer it's "art" and "music"... but when I do it, I'm "wasted" and "have to leave Home Depot".
    DixieSuga DixieSuga 61-65, F Sep 21, 2013

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    The beauty of the day lies in the hopes

    that we build in it, the love that surrounds us and the wonderful people who help us get better in life. ~ Jolene Hopes
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Begins With You

    Every circumstance and situation gives you the opportunity to choose this path, to allow your soul to shine through you, to bring into the physical world through you its unending and unfathomable reverence for and love of life. ~Gary Zukav
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    My Life's Motto

    My Life's motto. "Everything happens for a reason, you must seek that reason and you shall find;knock to their homes and it shall be open." A combination of: "Everything happens for a reason" "Ask and it shall be given to you;Seek and you shall find;Knock and it shall be open...
    UnknownGuyAround UnknownGuyAround 13-15, M Sep 29, 2013

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    Quote On Perseverence

    When we long for a life with no difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds, and diamonds are made under pressure. -Peter Marshall
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    Fall,hurt,trust

    A mistake is a lesson taught; if mistake not made no lesson would u have learned; eventhough at times Our hearts wants to yell at the world; only you my dear friend know how much you can hold; Fall so that I can help u up; hurt so I can help you mend; forgive but never...
    vicdrago vicdrago 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2010

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    Advice I Should Take

    "I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question." -Harun Yahya
    claireybear21 claireybear21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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    Women vs Men

    "I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be taken off sinking ships." Gilda Radner
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Jul 23, 2013

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    Brain Power

    "We use 10 percent of our brains. Imagine what we could accomplish if we used the other 60 percent." ~ Ellen Degeneres
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2011

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    Hear William Shakespeare

    “Come not between the dragon and his wrath.” ~ (King Lear: Act I, Scene i). ✩ `✫{=✰=✰==}✫ `✩ “Love is not love When it is mingled with regards that stand Aloof from the entire point.” ~ (King Lear: Act I, Scene i). ✩ `✫{=✰=✰==}✫ `✩ “The prince of...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    Some German Proverbs

    Coffee and love are best when they are hot." "Hunger is the best cook." An example from the monkey: the higher it climbs, the more you see of its behind. A fence lasts three years, a dog lasts three fences, a horse lasts three dogs, and a man lasts three horses...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2009

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    The means by which an end is reached must

    exemplify the value of the end itself.
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Mar 6

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    Für Das Herz

    “Manche Leute schlafen nur deshalb so gut, weil sie so langweilige Träume haben.” ~ Anna Louise Germaine Necker.“Wer sich selbst treu bleiben will, kann nicht immer anderen treu bleiben.” ~ Christian Morgenstern.“Phantasie ist die Fähigkeit, in Bildern zu denken...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F Jan 18, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    great quote We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count...
    roses289 roses289 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am a sucker for quotes. I used to have (still do) this notebook, diary rather, where I would write my favourite quotes down. I love quotes of all kinds but, humorous and...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Don't dwell on unrealistic dreams, they won't help you reach your realistic goals. -EP Anonymous Thanks for the contribution, you're amazing. A great apology from the admin(s...
    DailyQuotes DailyQuotes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27