One of mine is:
"UTOPIA: A place where the last clergyman is being strangled with the intestines of the last politician:
- Author Unknown.
Donkeys live a long time. None of you has ever seen a dead donkey.
I think, therefore I am.
See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil, do no evil
"Do not mess in the affairs of Dragons. For you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup" - Dinner.
His Last Words. May he/she/it rest in pieces.
"Fail to prepare, prepare to fail." - Roy Keane
From my hub:- http://hubpages.com/hub/Inspirational-Soccer-Quotes
Thomas eddison on the invention of the light bulb when asked by a reporter how it felt to have failed 700 time:
'I have not failed 700 times, I have not failed once, I have succeeded in proving that those 700 hundred ways will not work. When I have eliminated all the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work.
Theres nothing like optimism.
"When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way, so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me."
Unkown but I use it all the time
So very many favorites...
But I guess my top five are:
1. "Men plan. Fate laughs." As made famous by Jim Butcher.
2. "When life gives you lemons ask for tequila and salt and call me." As made famous by someone unknown.
3. "What would you attempt in life if you knew you could not fail?" As made famous by someone unknown.
4. Ex Hoc Momento Pendet Aeternitas. Translation:Eternity is hinged upon this moment. As made famous by someone unknown.
5."There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy and a tragedy." As made famous by Mark Twain.
"The highest result of education is tolerance" - Helen Keller
“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” - Audrey Hepburn
"Live to Love, Love to Live." - Boxelder
"Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans" - John Lennon
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today" - James Dean
From JFK's We're going to the moon speech.
We don't do things because they're easy, we do them because they're hard.
I've had the entire speech above my desk with that line highlighted since I was a child.
All courtesy of Mr. Hunter S. Thompson:
The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
You better take care of me Lord, if you don't you're gonna have me on your hands.
You can turn your back on a person, but never turn your back on a drug, especially when its waving a razor sharp hunting knife in your eye.
I just wrote a hub about my favorite quotes...but my favorite is
"Power up Mom, you can do it" from my son
He was really into Power Rangers, when the changed from humans to Power Rangers they would say "power up" it was so funny and cute!
check out the hub
http://hubpages.com/hub/Quotes----Inspi … y-Lifetime
Hi again I have a couple more but I don't know who there from.
'He who laughs last, laughs longest.'
'power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely'
"Life too is precious to waste - to spend on anything but the best"
I'm not sure this is really Mark Twain, but it sounds like him.
"Always tell the truth. It will delight your friends and confound your enemies."
These others are verified:
"Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain't so."
"If you don't read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed."
"Every generalization is dangerous, especially this one."
"Always tell the truth. That way, you don't have to remember what you said."
"I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when looked at in the right way did not become still more complicated.'
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Harry S. Truman-
"How does one become a butterfly?" she asked
"You have to want to fly so much you are willing to give up being a caterpillar" Came the answer Hope For the Flowers
the true sign of a genius is how much of a child you keep with you as a adult
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