I Collect Quotes

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    It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
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    3 Responses Oct 2, 2013

    One Quote A Day

    An old person who dies is like a library burning, because it's a lot of knowledge gone away
    blessing007 blessing007
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2011

    Our Mind

    The mind is not, I know, a highway, but a temple, and its doors should not be carelessly left open. - Margaret Fuller
    LittleWonder LittleWonder
    2 Responses May 22, 2011

    Close to Heart

    Ones I've kept close to heart: ' Anyone remotely interesting is mad in one way or another' - John Green ' Coffee isn't my cup of tea' - Sam Goldwyn ' Nobody can teach you how to make a perfect cup of tea. It just happens over time. Wearing cashmere helps, or course' - Jill...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 12, 2008


    First, it is ridiculed. Then it is violently opposed. Finally, it is accepted as self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    Oct 13, 2013

    Three Quotes

    Three quotes are buzzing in my brain, and they, combined with the unfolding of my own story were the source for inspiring yesterday's post: And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anais Nin Life is a process of...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Jul 9, 2009

    Princess Diaries...

    "Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something is more important than fear." i love that quote.=]
    18-21, F
    Mar 28, 2009

    A Force At Work

    Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce & manufacture, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so I interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    Oct 19, 2013

    Nice Quote For Runners

    I started running May of this year.  I do it to test my limits...or at least see how far I can improve myself.  I have exercise-induced asthma, and when I started with running, I couldn't go on a continuous run for a full minute...I'd have to stop and catch my...
    kiruwi kiruwi
    31-35, F
    Sep 14, 2009


    ~Mark Twain~ If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    Feb 21, 2013

    Another One

    Another one I keep close by: ' I always wear my sweater back to front; it is so much more flattering' - Diana Vreeland
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 13, 2008

    Suicide is man's way of telling God you can't

    fire me, I quit. Bill Maher
    Kassandra85 Kassandra85
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2014

    "Do you hate people? I don't hate them.

    ..I just feel better when they're not around." -Charles Bukowski
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    Dec 17, 2013

    There comes a time when you have to stop

    crossing oceans for people who wouldn't jump puddles for you.
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    2 Responses Apr 16, 2014
    Orchid284 Orchid284
    31-35, F
    Feb 25, 2014

    Some of My Favorites

    I've collected quotes since I was ten. Here are some of my favorites: "The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain." - Lord Byron "Man fools himself. He prays for a long life and he fears old age." - Chinese Proverb "Cracks...
    Miggrator Miggrator
    18-21, F
    Jun 4, 2008

    A Sadhu

    "you wear clothes. we just cover our bodies in ash."
    pratyekayan pratyekayan
    18-21, M
    Sep 19, 2010


    oh there's just so many from this movie. which to choose...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    1 Response Jun 5, 2013

    "If you see me quoted on the Internet,

    I probably did not say it." Abraham Lincoln
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    Oct 9, 2014


    (firstly, just to be pedantic and **** everyone off, its not 'quote', its quotation, a quote is something you get on your car insurance, or you quote someone using a quotation. Bothers me way too much.....) I know I believe in nothing but its my nothing~ RIchey James...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2008

    A Moments Insight

    "A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience." -Oliver Wendell Holmes
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    Feb 21, 2013

    Facing Your Fears

    “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.” ― Sarah Dessen. 
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    Feb 21, 2013

    One of My Favs

    The great thing about suicide is that it's not one of those things you have to do now or you'll lose your chance. I mean you can always do it later. -- Harvey Fierstein,
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Sep 3, 2008

    "Longing, How soft a word For

    such a ravenous feeling. How we hunger In silence."
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    1 Response Nov 24, 2015

    Your time is limited,

    so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition...
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    1 Response Jan 20, 2014

    Alfred A. Montapert

    "Nobody ever has, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices."   Man, ain't that the gospel...
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2009

    ~When Friends Ask For Help~

    “When we feel weak, we drop our heads on the shoulders of others. Don't get mad when someone does that. Be honored. For that person trusted you enough to, even if subtly, ask you for help.”  ― Lori Goodwin
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    Feb 21, 2013

    If a rose smells sweet,

    and you pick it so others cannot "make it impure", you haven't protected it; you've killed the flower. Love isn't possession, love is the appreciation of beauty, growth and life. Was never able to remember who said this one, but I've always liked it
    Leftrin Leftrin
    26-30, M
    Jul 30, 2014
    fighterx fighterx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2014

    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    bolt0 bolt0
    26-30, M
    Dec 7, 2013

    Speaks to Me...

    I love to collect "inspirational" and funny quotes and sayings.....anything the "speaks" to me.   I have yet to organize all the hundreds of pieces of paper that I have lying around my house with little sayings on them.   Maybe one day I...
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    1 Response Sep 23, 2007

    I keep a folder with quotes I have collected

    over time. Here is one I especially like. Guess who said it! "Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy."
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    Aug 28, 2014
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