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I Like to Find Quotes In Books

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    A Sportman's Crede

    "Win if you can, lose if you must, but ALWAYS cheat!" -- Jesse Ventura
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Oct 16, 2009

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    Believe

    "Whatever you are", he said, " male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy -all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. Whatever the color, the shape, the design of the shade that conceals it. The flame...
    BelievingButterfly BelievingButterfly 22-25, F May 16, 2013

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    Life

    “Life, it turns out, goes on. There is no cosmic rule that grants you immunity from the details just because you have come face-to-face with a catastrophe. The garbage can still overflow, the bills arrive in the mail, telemarketers, interrupt dinner.” ― Jodi Picoult...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 19, 2013

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    From George, Nicholas & Wilhem By Miranda Carter

    "All down history nine tenths of mankind have been grinding corn for the remaining tenth and have been paid with husks and been bidden to thank god they had the husks." ---Lloyd George
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2010

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    Decisions...

    Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to climb a tree because you might get a wonderful view from the highest branch or you might simply get covered in sap and for this reason many people choose to spend their time alone and indoors where it is...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Dec 4, 2012

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    I Love to Find Them

    I'll be reading along when suddenly a sentence or phrase will strike me and I'll think, I should really write that down to save, but I always forget. So, I thought maybe if I tried to post the quotes here I might have an incentive for remembering to save them.
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 5 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Tones Of Great Quotes

    Books are inexhaustible source of quotes. Quotes from books covers so many topics like art,nature,life,relationships,virtues,humor,politics etc...The best nuggets of wisdom are short and have an obvious point.I have a very cute little book and I write a lot of quotes from books...
    natdj88 natdj88 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2010

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    We...

          ...still live in a violent world!,  see it, open your doors its there. ...are the most dependent , independent people (U.S.) !!! ...still ask for the truth (i dislike cliche)  we know the truth,or are we just stupid? ...dont want...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 16, 2010

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    Dante

      The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis Dante Alighieri Heaven wheels above you displaying to you her eternal glories and still your eyes are on the ground
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2010

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    Al

      THE CLASSICAL scholar Gilbert Murray one day encountered Einstein sitting in the quadrangle of Christ Church, Oxford. The exiled scientist was deep in thought, with a serene and cheerful expression on his face. Murray asked him what he was thinking about. "I am...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 19, 2010

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    Dont Quit

      When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit. Life is...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2010

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    Recommendation, By Thich Nhat Hanh

      Promise me, promise me this day, promise me now, while the sun is overhead exactly at the zenith, promise me: Even as they strike you down with a mountain of hatred and violence; even as they step on you and crush you like a worm, even as they dismember and...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 20, 2010

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    My Favourite Quotes From Great Books

    'The cold water embraced him like no woman ever could' from to kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee'not once did he ever feel remorse for ending the life ofthe man who ruined his' from A Brave New Squad by Connor Fitzgerald'i see the boy i once knew in the man before me' from Robin...
    collegeprofesser collegeprofesser 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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    From the Winter of Our Discontent

    Some quotes from THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT by John Steinbeck: "All men are moral. Only their neighbors are not." "Only God sees the sparrow fall, but even God doesn't do anything about it." "Did you ever know a child to die of overwork? No -- only...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 10 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    'The reason death sticks

    so closely to life is not biological necessity - it is envy. Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can.' - Yann Martel - 'Life of Pi'
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Desiderata Poem

      -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    "You have chosen the Evening;

    but my love is given to the Morning. And my heart forebodes that soon it will end." -Gimli, Return of the King (Tolkien)
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    "If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse."
    ShallowPink ShallowPink 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Usually because the quote means something to me personally. The quote at the moment that echoes in my head like a wonderful sound that you replay over and over again despite it...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T Jul 12

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    "I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it." -Bill Gates
    Ansonicchi Ansonicchi 18-21, M Jun 22

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    Quotes help you to realize your here for a reason, there here to help you when your down, to show you you'll be okay.
    Aubreygrace115 Aubreygrace115 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    People are always talking about finding the one person that can make their heart skip a beat.. Personally i'm good, I'm not looking to develop a heart problem...
    visibleme visibleme 18-21, F Jun 30

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    "If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to build theirs." I always find that motivating when I lose hope or don't feel like working hard. Eventually I'll get a job...
    drakesimeon drakesimeon 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    "Everyone assumes answers can found, but the truth is some must be made" If you want to change you may find way to change but you must make yourself follow the path.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Jul 6

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    "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once." -John green from the movie The fault in our stars This is one of my favorite quotes
    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever 13-15, F Jul 6

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    That's another fine mess you've gotten me into. Oliver Hardy. You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off. Sir Michael Caine. The Italian Job I don't know...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jul 5

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    Life is like a camera focus on what's important capture the good times develop from the negatives and if things don't work out take another shot
    Gracielynn Gracielynn 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    "But i tell you- love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you. "(Matthew 5:54)Now I know that when you are wronged it HURTS. It makes you MAD. You want to get them back...
    PrayerWarriorTeen PrayerWarriorTeen 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "I have not failed. I just found 10,000 ways that won't work." ~Thomas Edison
    moviemania14 moviemania14 22-25, M Jun 22

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    "If you can't make it good, at least make it look good." -Bill Gates
    maddiethebeast maddiethebeast 13-15, F Jun 22

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    "If you don't value your time, neither will others. Stop giving way your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it." ~Kim Garst
    moviemania14 moviemania14 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Life laughs at you when you're unhappy. Life smiles at you when you're happy. But, life salutes you when you make others happy. ❤️🌹
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jun 24

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    "Knowledge is Power, France is Bacon."
    HappieStinger HappieStinger 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ~Eleanor Roosevelt
    moviemania14 moviemania14 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    You,ll waste my time when my time comes Just lyrics of a song but so true
    jason230868 jason230868 41-45, M Jun 26

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    No one ever learnt anything by success You can only learn from mistakes
    jason230868 jason230868 41-45, M Jun 26

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    Jesus saves But Messi scores from the rebound
    jason230868 jason230868 41-45, M Jun 26

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    Silence isn't golden when your holding it inside
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    Action speaks louder than words An old one I know but how true
    jason230868 jason230868 41-45, M Jun 26

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    it's a slow process, don't make it slower by quitting
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    My ignorance of science is such that if anyone mentioned copper nitrate I should think he was talking about policemen's overtime. - Frederick Donald Coggan
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse: Florence Nightingale
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M Jun 28

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    Sore is the most satisfying pain ever: said by unknown
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    The things that come to those who wait may be the things left by those who got there first. 😃😄👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    "Remember those who changed something for they gave you what others so desperately desire" The great people say things that will never be forgotten the wisest say things that...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Jun 29

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    You can feel sore tomorrow, or you can feel sorry tomorrow. you chose
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M Jun 29

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    "A friend is one that knows you as you are, understand where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow." ~William Shakespeare
    moviemania14 moviemania14 22-25, M Jun 29

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    people will hate you, rate you shake you and break you. but how strong you stand is what makes you.
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M Jun 30

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