Main Quotes

With great power comes great responsibility - The Amazing Spider-Man, Ben Parker

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity. - Albert Einstein

Better to regret the things you do than the things you don't. - Ally McBeal, Billy Thomas

Anyone can make a difference. That's what's most rewarding. - Jane Goodall

Four and a half billion years and all you can come up with is forty-two?!? - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams

Nothing happens in contradiction to nature, only in contradiction to what we know of it. - The X-Files, Dana Scully

To have ambition was my ambition. - I Love a Man in Uniform, Gang of Four

Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief. - The Fly, U2

Vision without action is merely a dream;
Action without vision just passes time;
Vision with action can change the world.
     - Joel Barker

Enjoy what you do.
Work within the law.
Make lots of money.
Choose any two.
     - Anonymous

Success is a journey, not a destination. - Anonymous

Tell a man there are a billion stars and he will believe you. Tell a man there it is wet paint and he will have to touch it. - Anonymous

The poet who 'thinks' is merely the poet who can express the emotional equivalent of thought. - T.S. Eliot

1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he says it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
2. The only way of finding the limits of the possible is going beyond them into the impossible.
3. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
     - Arthur C. Clarke.

Any[one] has a right to his own opinion as log as he can defend it with facts. - Roy L. Smith

Our opinion does not affect the truth of a thing. - Orlando Wright

Public opinion in this country is everything. - Abraham Lincoln

No one is entitled to an opinion that is dangerous or harmful to others. - Anonymous

You say in love there are no rules. - So Cruel, U2

There is as much prejudice today as in the 1930's. - Anonymous

The law is good, if man uses it lawfully. - The Bible

Imagination is more important than knowledge. - Albert Einstein

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. - Thoreau

There's not the least thing can be said or done, but people will talk and find fault. - Cervantes

A gift, no matter how small, is great when given with affection. - Pindar

Silence gives consent. - Goldsmith

The savage in man is never quite erradicated. - Thoreau

Quotes Submitted By Readers

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose. - Kahil Gibran, submitted by Torben Gundtofte-Bruun

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy. - Anonymous, submitted by Torben Gundtofte-Bruun

Writing is more than thinking,
For it is being concious...
of living.
     - Anonymous submitted by Scott Miller

What is life without friendship?
What is friendship without love?
What if you don't know what love is...
     - submitted by Sonya Latchman (original)

The difference between a friend and an enemy is a friend has faults you can tolerate. - Anonymous, submitted by Frank A Frederick

Even if in your heart of hearts you believe it to be the truth. - submitted by Sonya Latchman (original)

Friends are like fortune cookies, it's what's inside that counts! - submitted by Michelle

An engineer is a man who can do for five bob, what any bloody fool can do for a quid - Nevil Shute, "Trustee from the ??" submitted by Mike Marsh

To understand people, you must try to hear what they are not saying what they perhaps will never be able to say - submitted by natasha_jm

We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by loving an imperfect person perfectly. - Anonymous submitted by Summer

L'Homme qui ne se troube point, et ne se trouvera jamais. - Anonymous submitted by Captain Brainslide

may you hunger for nothing but knowledge and may your cup never be too full. - wiccan blessing submitted by michelle webb

Love like you'll never get hurt, and dance like nobody's watching. - unknown

When I was so messed up that I had opera in my head. Your love was a lightbulb hanging over my head. - Ultra violet (light my way), U2 submitted by unknown

My Quotes

Life is a Sine Wave. - Off On A Tangent

When I'm with you, I act as irrational as pi. - A Complex Emotion

People always tend to read to the end. - Untitled Poem

You know what's cool about double integrals?

After all, what is calculus but an exact approximation? - Off On A Tangent

The air chokes with my sorrow
Life's game is truly unfair
For I lost a love that was never there - Untitled Poem

The problem with people these days is that they're all apathetic. But who cares?

Biology is chemistry is physics is calculus. (I have come across a similar phrase in a published work after independently forming this phrase myself)


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