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Confused life quotes

Updated on January 17, 2011

Some Life quotes

Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.
~Author : Bell Hooks O Magazine December 2003 Famous Confused Quotes x

Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt. (On relations with the US)
~Author : Pierre Elliott Trudeau Inspirational Sayings

Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
~Author : Laurence J Peter The Peter Principle 1969 chapter 1 Nice Quotes

I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
~Author : Harry Emerson Fosdick Great Confused Sayings x

Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last.
~Author : Chinese Proverb Meaningful Sayings

You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
~Author : John J Plomp Popular Sayings

This document describes the usage and input syntax of the Unix Vax-11 assembler As. As is designed for assembling code produced by the "C" compiler; certain concessions have been made to handle code written directly by people, but in general little sympathy has been extended.
~Author : Berkeley VaxUnix Assembler Reference Manual 1983 Wise Quotes

Fall down seven times, get up eight.
~Author : Japanese Proverb Witty Sayings

The brain is a wonderful organ it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
~Author : Robert Frost Motivational Sayings

You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.
~Author : Irish Proverb Famous Quotes

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
~Author : Dale Carnegie Inspirational Life Sayings c

Hold a true friend with both hands.
~Author : Nigerian Proverb Confused Nice Quotes

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      Mencken 

      6 years ago

      No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being: essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide. Sylvia AshtonWarner Spinster Popular Quotes

      Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. Edward Eggleston Inspirational Sayings

      Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good. Ralph Waldo Emerson Nice Quotes

      Success covers a multitude of blunders. George Bernard Shaw Motivational Sayings

      Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 111 The Bible King James Version Meaningful Sayings

      Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. Victor Hugo Famous Sayings

      A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. Oscar Wilde The Critic as Artist part 2 1891 Wise Quotes

      Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality. Frank Herbert Witty Sayings

      Thanksgiving Day is a day devoted by persons with inflammatory rheumatism to thanking a loving Father that it is not hydrophobia. H L Mencken Great Sayings

      To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge. Benjamin Disraeli Popular Quotes

      Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal. Horace Inspirational Sayings

      If you have made a mistake, cut your losses as quickly as possible. Bernard M Baruch Nice Quotes

      One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things. Henry Miller Motivational Sayings

      In the begining there was nothing, and it exploded. Terry Pratchet on the big bang theory Meaningful Sayings

      The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Mother Theresa Famous Sayings

      Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. Martin Luther King Jr Wise Quotes

      To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. Emily Dickinson Witty Sayings

      Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour. Saint Augustine Great Sayings

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      life 

      7 years ago

      This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. George Bernard Shaw Popular Quotes

      The recognition that no knowledge can be complete, no metaphor entire, is itself humanizing. It counteracts fanaticism. It grants even to adversaries the possibility of partial truth, and to oneself the possibility of error. Alvin Toffler Inspirational Sayings

      People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times. Isaac Bashevis Singer Nice Quotes

      Humans always have fear of an unknown situation -- this is normal. The important thing is what we do about it. If fear is permitted to become a paralyzing thing that interferes with proper action, then it is harmful. The best antidote to fear is to know all we can about a situation. John Herschel Glenn Jr Motivational Sayings

      Do you love me because I'm beautiful, or am I am beautiful because you love me Oscar Hammerstein II Meaningful Sayings

      Poetry is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake. Lord Byron Famous Sayings

      In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear-eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment. George W Bush speech November 19 1999 Wise Quotes

      The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep. George Stephanopolous Witty Sayings

      There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools. Diane Ackerman Great Sayings

      The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive. Orlando A Battista Popular Quotes

      Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy. Spike Milligan Inspirational Sayings

      To fill the hour-that is happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson Nice Quotes

      Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense. Richard Dawkins Motivational Sayings

      It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing. D H Lawrence Meaningful Sayings

      Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin Famous Sayings

      The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit. W Somerset Maugham Wise Quotes

      We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions. Thomas Troward Witty Sayings

      Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: ?Warmly welcome to our family?. Our new Europe is born. Anders Fogh Rasmussen Prime Minister of Denmark Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen 13 December 20 Great Sayings

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      Nietzsche  

      7 years ago

      Emancipate yourself from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds.

      ~Author : Bob Marley Nice Quotes

      Today, a successful Congressman has the fundraising ability of a hooker trying to raise cab fare home....

      ~Author : John L Jackley New York Times 102990 p A15 Great Sayings

      But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.

      ~Author : D H Lawrence Meaningful Sayings

      That which does not kill us makes us stronger.

      ~Author : Friedrich Nietzsche Wise Quotes

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      kirutaye 

      7 years ago from London, UK

      I love this one...

      I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.

      ~Author : Harry Emerson Fosdick Great Confused Sayings x

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