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Topic: QUOTES, QUOTES,QUOTES
Posted By: Benni
Subject: QUOTES, QUOTES,QUOTES
Date Posted: May 17 2014 at 10:39pm
Any Quotes you like, Inspirational, Philosophical, Funny. Something you may have heard that gave you pause, or a chuckle.
Sky is the limit..



Replies:
Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 17 2014 at 10:42pm
"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated."


Mahatma Gandhi


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 17 2014 at 10:43pm
"Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination."


Voltaire


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 17 2014 at 10:45pm
“One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”

― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 17 2014 at 10:46pm
“After a breath and before another, there's plenty of time to rest.”


― Basith, Autopsy of the seasons


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 17 2014 at 10:48pm
“Those masks we wear are not to shield others; but ourselves from who we are.”


― Basith, Autopsy of the season


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 17 2014 at 10:50pm
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."


Mahatma Gandhi


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 17 2014 at 10:51pm
"Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity."


Voltaire


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 18 2014 at 1:23pm
“Man's status in the natural world is determined therefore, by the quality of his thinking.”


― Manly P. Hall, The Secret Teachings of All Ages


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 18 2014 at 1:25pm
"If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm."


Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 18 2014 at 1:26pm
"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere."



Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 18 2014 at 1:29pm
“A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”


― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 19 2014 at 12:30pm
“Man's status in the natural world is determined therefore, by the quality of his thinking.”


― Manly P. Hall, The Secret Teachings of All Ages


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 19 2014 at 12:32pm
"Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth."


Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 19 2014 at 12:36pm
"All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women."


Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 19 2014 at 12:46pm
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”


― Charles William Eliot


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 20 2014 at 11:31am
“Looking into the spirit of others is sometimes like looking into a pond. Though we aim to see what's deep in the bottom, we are often distracted by our own reflection.”


― Katina Ferguson


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 20 2014 at 11:33am
"A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble."



Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 20 2014 at 11:36am
"All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women."


Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 20 2014 at 11:38am
“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”


― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 20 2014 at 5:04pm
"I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.'


Jerome K. Jerome



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 20 2014 at 5:06pm
"When I die, I want to go peacefully like my grandfather did–in his sleep. Not yelling and screaming like the passengers in his car. "

Bob Monkhouse


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 21 2014 at 11:50am
"In a gentle way, you can shake the world."


Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 21 2014 at 11:53am
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy."

Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 21 2014 at 11:55am
"I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.”


― Orhan Pamuk, The New Life


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 21 2014 at 11:59am
“Maybe you had to be dying to finally get to do what you wanted.

I fidgeted around with the puzzle pieces for a while longer, but I wasn't lucky.   Nothing seemed to fit without a whole lot of work.

Then I had this thought: What if it was enough to realize that you would die someday, that none of this would go on forever? Would that be enough?”



― Carol Rifka Brunt, Tell the Wolves I'm Home


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 21 2014 at 12:02pm
"A clever, imaginative, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds."


Percy Ross



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 21 2014 at 12:04pm
"I have six locks on my door all in a row.   When I go out, I lock every other one.   I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three."


Elayne Boosler


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 22 2014 at 10:32am
"There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience.   It supercedes all other courts."



Mahatma Gandhi




Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 22 2014 at 10:35am
"Opinions has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes."


Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 22 2014 at 10:39am
“You get a little moody sometimes, but I think that's because you like to read.   People that like to read are always a little *ucked up.”


― Pat Conroy, The Prince of Tides


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 22 2014 at 10:43am
“Be noble minded!
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.”



― Friedrich Schiller


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 22 2014 at 10:46am
My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.

Emo Philips



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 23 2014 at 12:22pm
"Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory."


Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 23 2014 at 12:25pm
"Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy, the mad daughter of a wise mother.
These daughters have too long dominated the earth."



Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 23 2014 at 12:27pm
“Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.”


― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 23 2014 at 12:40pm
“Life is short and truth works far and lives long: let us speak the truth.”


― Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation, Vol 1


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 23 2014 at 12:43pm
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."


William James



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 23 2014 at 12:46pm
"Always borrow money from a pessimist.
He won’t expect it back.'



Oscar Wilde


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 23 2014 at 12:48pm
"Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun."

Flip Wilson



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 24 2014 at 2:38pm
"Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love.
Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment."



Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 24 2014 at 2:40pm
"Prejudices are what fools use for reason."


Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 24 2014 at 2:42pm
“There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it;
the other, that you can boast about it.”



― Bertrand Russell


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 24 2014 at 2:46pm
“The only freedom which deserves the name, is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.”


― John Stuart Mill, On Liberty


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 24 2014 at 2:48pm
"Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you."

Langston Hughes



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 24 2014 at 2:51pm
"The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline Luggage."

Mark Russell


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 24 2014 at 11:55pm
A man jumps off a building at the same time that another man pi$$es. Which hits the ground first?


The pi$$, because nobody beats the Wiz!


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 24 2014 at 11:57pm
If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 25 2014 at 12:01am
Three women were sitting in a bar, (brunette, redhead, and a blonde) they were all pregnant.

The brunette says, "I know what I'm going to have."
The other two asked how?
She replied, "Well I was on top when I conceived so I will have a baby boy".

The red head said, "If your logic is correct then I will have a baby girl because I was on the bottom when I conceived.

The blonde starts crying and orders another shot and starts screaming, "PUPPIES, PUPPIES!".


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 25 2014 at 1:34pm
"Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.
Full effort is full victory."


Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 25 2014 at 1:42pm
"One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose."


Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 25 2014 at 1:46pm
“Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice.   Reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.”


― Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 25 2014 at 1:51pm
“If you measure your life by what you own, the cavern of your heart will never be filled.”


― James D. Maxon


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 25 2014 at 1:55pm
"Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings. "

Robert Bloch


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 25 2014 at 2:01pm
"You know, my main reaction to this money thing is that it's humorous, all the attention to it, because it's hardly the most insightful or valuable thing that's happened to me."


Steve Jobs



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 25 2014 at 2:03pm
When everything is coming your way,
you’re in the wrong lane.


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 26 2014 at 1:42pm
Q: What does a nosey pepper do?



A: Gets jala-peno business!


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 26 2014 at 1:45pm
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."

Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 26 2014 at 1:50pm
"It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one."


Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 26 2014 at 1:53pm
“There are worse crimes than burning books.
One of them is not reading them.”



― Joseph Brodsky


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 26 2014 at 1:58pm
“The best consolation in misfortune or affliction of any kind will be the thought of other people who are in a still worse plight than yourself; and this is a form of consolation open to every one.    
But what an awful fate this means for mankind as a whole!
We are like lambs in a field, disporting themselves under the eye of the butcher, who chooses out first one and then another for his prey.”



― Arthur Schopenhauer, On the Suffering of the World


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 26 2014 at 2:01pm
"I try to sing many different kinds of songs.
If I sing a batch of humorous songs,    I'll throw in a deadly serious song.
Or if I'm singing too many serious songs,    I'll throw in a ridiculous song, to mix it up."


Pete Seeger



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 26 2014 at 2:02pm
If everything seems to be going well,    you have obviously overlooked something.


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 27 2014 at 1:09pm
Dorky...


Q: Did you hear about the race between the lettuce and the tomato?




A: The lettuce was a "head" and the tomato was trying to "ketchup"!


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 27 2014 at 1:15pm
"Poverty is the worst form of violence."


Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 27 2014 at 1:17pm
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."


Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 27 2014 at 1:21pm
“Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming.   This is a fault.
Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope.    They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book.
Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”



― Oscar Wilde, "The Picture of Dorian Gray"


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 27 2014 at 1:27pm
“A lot of people see doubt as legitimate philosophical posture.
They think of themselves in the middle,   whereas of course really, they're nowhere.”



― John le Carré, The Honourable Schoolboy


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 27 2014 at 1:41pm
"First the doctor told me the good news:

I was going to have a disease named after me."




Steve Martin


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 27 2014 at 1:44pm
"The world is an infinitely fascinating, tragic and humorous place."

Mike Figgis



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 27 2014 at 2:10pm
A new study found that legalizing marijuana in Colorado has created more than 10,000 jobs. And that’s just selling lava lamps at Spencer’s Gifts.


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 28 2014 at 11:56am
"Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?"



Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 28 2014 at 12:00pm
"Strength does not come from physical capacity.

It comes from an indomitable will."




Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 28 2014 at 12:05pm
“A lot of people see doubt as legitimate philosophical posture.
They think of themselves in the middle,   whereas of course really,   they're nowhere.”



― John le Carré, The Honourable Schoolboy


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 28 2014 at 12:07pm
"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom."


Thomas Jefferson



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 28 2014 at 12:09pm
"The things I want to know are in books;    my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read."



Abraham Lincoln



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 28 2014 at 12:12pm
Q: Did you hear about the hungry clock?





A: It went back four seconds.


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 28 2014 at 12:17pm
Did you hear about the Italian chef that died?

He Pasta way.

We Cannoli do so much.

His legacy will become a pizza history.


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 28 2014 at 12:39pm
I love Pandas, they're so chill.
They're like "Dude, racism is stupid,   I'm White, Black, and Asian....."



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 29 2014 at 9:57am
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.

A successful woman is one who can find such a man. "




Lana Turner


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 29 2014 at 10:00am
A guy says, "Doctor, Doctor! Help me, I keep thinking I'm getting smaller!"

Doctor replies, "Well, you'll just have to be a 'little' patient."



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 29 2014 at 10:03am
"Injustice in the end produces independence."


Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 29 2014 at 10:08am
"Service which is rendered without joy,   helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy."



Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 29 2014 at 10:10am
"We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation."


~François VI de la Rochefoucault


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 29 2014 at 10:15am
“In the eyeball there is a clash between creation and reflection.

The two-way globes of sight are magical revolving doors where the creative spirit meets itself in the created spirit.

The eye that surveys the universe is the universe's own eye.”




― Jostein Gaarder, Maya


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 29 2014 at 10:18am
“Truth is stranger than fiction,   but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities;   Truth isn't.”


― Mark Twain


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 29 2014 at 10:21am
Q: What do you get from a pampered cow?




A: Spoiled milk.


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:22pm
Q: How does a woman scare a gynecologist?




A: By becoming a ventriloquist!


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:25pm
Q: long and hard and has cum in it?[





A: A cu-cum-ber


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:26pm
How do you get a sweet little 80-year-old lady to say the F word?


Get another sweet little 80-year-old lady to yell “BINGO!”


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:29pm

"Paradise was made for tender hearts;

hell, for loveless hearts."



Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:31pm

"No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive."



Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:32pm
"A man with one watch knows what time it is;
A man with two watches is never quite sure."



~Lee Segall


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:35pm
“The only freedom which deserves the name,   is that of pursuing our own good in our own way,   so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs,   or impede their efforts to obtain it.”



― John Stuart Mill, On Liberty


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:37pm

"Friendship is unnecessary,    like philosophy,   like art...
It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.




C. S. Lewis



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 4:39pm

"Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world."



Malala Yousafzai



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 30 2014 at 6:50pm
Q: How do you kill a circus clown?





A: Go for the juggler!


Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 31 2014 at 1:08pm

"Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.

The most original writers borrowed one from another."




Voltaire



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 31 2014 at 1:12pm

"I object to violence because when it appears to do good,
the good is only temporary;
the evil it does is permanent."




Mahatma Gandhi



Posted By: Benni
Date Posted: May 31 2014 at 1:14pm
"Begin at the beginning...   and go on till you come to the end:
then stop. "




~Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland



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