Posts Tagged ‘quotes’

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July 9, 2008

I heard this Voltaire quote yesterday and I can’t quite remember it, and I can’t find it, and it is driving me insane.

Damn Jeopardy.

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transgressive indeed.

July 3, 2008

thank you for sharing this quote jeff.

“Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.” -Henry Miller

i think i need to read some of his stuff. i wish i could live in this state, truly. instead of only being alive in brief flashes.

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sometimes it is easier to express yourself through the words of others.

May 21, 2008

from malloreigh’s lj: ‘go to this website and refresh until you find five quotations that speak your truth.’ [i cheated and picked six.]

Family isn’t about whose blood you have. It’s about who you care about. -Trey Parker and Matt Stone

He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. -Benjamin Franklin

When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable. -Madeleine L’Engle

The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself. -Alan Alda [this is one i need to work on.]

One thing I’ve learned in all these years is not to make love when you really don’t feel it; there’s probably nothing worse you can do to yourself than that. -Norman Mailer

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking. -H. L. Mencken