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Top 5 Best Quotes Ever

Updated on August 8, 2015

Best Quotes Ever?

This is a highly subjective list of my favorite inspirational quotes (and I duly contemplated the title (My Top 5 Favorite quotes of all time) We cannot fully understand the beauty and power of certain quotes unless we understand both the context and the experiences of those who uttered them. So, in a sense, this is a tribute to both the meaning and beauty of the message as well as the people that spoke them.

The Quote

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."

Robert Frost on life

To me, the beauty of this quote lies in the life and struggles of Robert Frost himself. Robert frost suffered heavily throughout his life at the hands of grief and loss. At the age of 11 (1884)his father died to tuberculosis leaving the family in financial distress. Sixteen years later his mother, too, died of cancer.

But family deaths and intense depressive bouts would mark Robert's life as long as he lived. Following the death of his mother, he had to commit his sister to a mental institution, where she lived for nine years before also perishing.

Robert Frosts' children, too, were not spared from what seemed to be inherited bouts of misfortune and depression. Of his six children (re-worked from Wikipedia):

  • His son Eliott died died at the age of 8 due to Cholera.
  • His son Carol committed suicide at the age of 38.
  • Two of his daughters (Emma and Marjorie) died after childbirth.
  • His daughter Elinor died three days after birth.
  • The only surviving daughter was Lesley who outlived her father by 20 years.

His wife Elinor died of heartattack one year after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 1938. Truly, then, for Robert Frost -- Life goes on. I am shattered by the amount of strength and courage in his words.

The Quote

"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend"

Albert Camus - A brief introduction

Albert Camus was a French novelist, journalist and playwright born in Mondovi, Algeria (a French colony at the time). A year after his birth in 1913, Camus' father was killed in war, leaving him in the care of his near-deaf mother in the poverty stricken colonial Mondovi. As a youth he excelled in philosophical studies and was awarded scholarships (which, as it happens, was the only way he could afford his education) as a student of philosophy.

Camus' life was marred by illness. He contracted tuberculosis and often had to spent time in Sanatoriums, and his oscillating health also prevented him from finding work as a teacher. In 1938, after having been declared unfit to join the war effort, Camus wrote L'Etranger (the stranger - Published in 1942) a stunning novel that highlights Camus' philosophical rationalizations.

The core of Camus' work dealt with the separation of thoughts and deeds in human nature, which Camus called the "Absurd". How, for instance, on the one hand man desires to be free, but then lives a life of servitude.

"The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude."

In 1957 Camus was awarded the Nobel prize for literature for his insightful work into human consciousness. Three years later at the age of 46 Camus was killed in a car crash outside Paris.

The Quote

"Pardonnez-moi, monsieur," (Pardon me, mister)

Marie Antoinette

You're no doubt wondering why on earth this quote is on the list. Without the proper context I would agree with you! As it happens these words, a polite apology were uttered as she stepped on the executioners toes before she was beheaded.

I know there are a great many "famous last words" that are wittier, funnier, more insightful and arguably -- ballsier -- but the humanity that emanates from these words is truly staggering.

Of course, you may say that the words might have been sarcastic or reflexive. Its true that most of France ridiculed her because of her Austrian descent and she was the object of many rumors (largely sexual) -- so the foundations for sarcasm are most definitely present. It is also true that her flamboyant ways must have frustrated and infuriated the lower classes and catalyzed the revolution. 

I believe there are two more compelling reasons why she said those words.

  • She was genuinely apologizing
  • The guillotine is a tricky mechanism, and you wouldn't want to offend the executioner.
Either way, because I choose to see the humanity in these words, their effect is emotionally genuine. To forgive our enemies and those that seek to do us harm. 


Would you have the nerve? (I didn't think so)

The Quote

"What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof"

Christopher Hitchens

Hitchens represents a growing trend, and his thoughts and quotes encapsulate an exponentially growing section of society that seeks to undermine religious authoritarianism with public debate and information. Now, no matter where you stand on an issue, it is undoubtedly true that Christopher Hitchens is a highly influential figure in contemporary philosophy.

I believe the quote is important because it highlights the struggle and debates of our time: from terrorism to politics and from society to the individual. Hitchens phrases a very complex and recurrent array of thoughts into a concise and easily digestible quote.

Through the debate medium, Hitchens has used his intelligence and wit to discuss large social issues. He has done this with personal honesty and a great degree of humor (which helps introduce controversial subjects). He has often been accused of lacking respect by religious authorities and his notorious books are an example:

  • God Is Not Great
  • The Missionary Position (on Mother Teresa)

He also infuriated many vanity fair readers with his article called:

  • Why women aren't funny

I do not agree with Christopher on everything he says, but he always puts on an informative show and answers complex questions with a high degree of directness and sincerity.

The Quote

"Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you."

Friedrich Nietzsche

To admire the truth and power behind this quote one needn't look further than at the contemporary world. From global politics to the individual, our struggle with our nature has always led to this primordial conflict.

Along with this truism, the quote also carries a warning. One that he himself would experience deeply and subjectively.

In 1889 (aged 45) he suffered a mental collapse and the years that proceeded his death (1900) were ones marked with insanity.

The abyss, it seems, had looked back.



Conclusion

Thank you very much for viewing this article, I'm aware that many of these quotes are highly subjective which is why I'm looking to see if you have any quotes that have marked your life as well! Feel free to add a comment at the bottom of this page and tell me about them! 

Thanks for stopping by, 

Thoog. 

Has a quote ever positively influenced your life?

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    Splendid doctor 

    4 years ago

    nice collection of quotes

    Regards:

    Allmedicalstuff.com

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    Camille Harris 

    6 years ago from SF Bay Area

    By far the best "Quote" Hub I've read on HubPages. Love the background you've included as well as the appropriate, high-quality, unwatermarked photos.

    But seriously, great job! My favorite Nietzche quote is currently my email signature: "He who has a why to live can bear almost any how."

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    Addicted Soul 

    7 years ago

    My own thought..I just wanted to smile, then I looked at myself and I laughed...!!!

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    Rebecca 

    7 years ago

    Great hub! Some really interesting, thought-provoking quotes. I particularly like Robert Frost's quote on life - no matter what happens to us, it is true that life goes on. The world doesn't stop turning just because of the tragedies one person suffers, and good job too - time is a great healer, after all. Voted up!

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    sarahdc 

    7 years ago from California

    Well-written hub! Keep it up!

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    htodd 

    7 years ago from United States

    Thanks a lot for these interesting Quotes..nice hub

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    cheatlierepeat 

    7 years ago from Canada

    brilliant writing, amazing quotes...may I share one of my fav's:

    How someone treats you is their Karma, how you react is yours.

    I love quotes, I google quotes all the time, they bring me joy... that might make me a dork but I'll take it!

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    17Bree 

    7 years ago from Southern Ontario

    Goodness, Marie's last words?

    That's amazing.

    I'll have to come up with something more witty than that!

    Your Hub was Awesome! ;D

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    JohnnyDarko 

    7 years ago

    The only one I can think of adding would be Gandhi:

    "Be the change you wish to see in the world."

    Great selection. Thanks.

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    Sara Haroon 

    7 years ago

    awesome quotes...

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    JIDMURiNG 

    7 years ago

    You have the best quotes... i wish you can still add more quotes that is heart touching..

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    karanshandilya 

    7 years ago

    bestest quote.........

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    fizayounis 

    7 years ago

    WWWWWWWWWOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

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    muna saeed musa 

    7 years ago

    Amazingly well-done! Thank u so much for this. i enjoyed everything i read especially visitor's comments. They truly made my day. And I've to say those who only suffer, r the most beautiful. :') peace

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    James Nelmondo 

    7 years ago from Rome, Italy

    Thank you Aflal, a personal favorite as well :)

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    Aflal 

    7 years ago

    Great job friend :)

    I love Albert Camus's quote

    "Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend "

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    sandeep jha 

    7 years ago

    this thoughts ws really nce

    IF U BOTH SHARE A COIN U BOTH WILL HAVE ONE COIN

    BUT IF U BOTH SHARE A THOUGHT U BOTH WILL HAVE TWO THOUGHTS

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    Bhavesh G Desai 

    7 years ago

    Very nice & should one understand with apply in Life. Great to read and hard to apply.

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    Barry Rutherford 

    7 years ago from Queensland Australia

    enjoy reading about quotes everyday. Really enjoyed reading this post.

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    Ramin 

    7 years ago

    Beside the five quotes are truly inspiring, the quotes posted by readers are awesome too! I am deeply grateful for your posts. I liked them.

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    Jeremiah Walton 

    8 years ago from New England

    This provided an interesting read and food for thought. "Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." Is a great quote. You have my follow

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    Amkwa Nakuumba 

    8 years ago

    Brilliant! I love them

  • thooghun profile imageAUTHOR

    James Nelmondo 

    8 years ago from Rome, Italy

    Thanks guys and gals, glad you took something from it! @MissChelle, you are absolutely right!

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    MissChellePanda 

    8 years ago from Connecticut

    Nice List, Fredrich Nietz is my favorite.I really like the quote, "Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs on the torment of man." I think that's how it goes. :3

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    Simone Haruko Smith 

    8 years ago from San Francisco

    Wow, these are really brilliant quotes. Just the pick-me-up I was looking for! I had *no* idea that Marie Antoinette had said that before being beheaded. And I LOVE the Robert Frost quote. Gosh, I love all of these!

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    emichael 

    8 years ago from New Orleans

    I love the Antoinette quote. Very cryptic. Kind of like the Mona Lisa's smile :)

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    Victor Mavedzenge 

    8 years ago from Oakland, California

    "What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof"-I like this one

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    shanzay 

    8 years ago

    excellent collection.i really liked all these.

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    faddy  

    8 years ago

    HEre my fav quote ix

    "If u cant do great thingx in a small way,Do it small thingx in a great way!!"

    my email ix S.fahad_sherazi@live.com

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    Nicolas Simons 

    8 years ago from San Francisco

    Robert Frost's quote is my favorite of them all. Excellent article. Thank you for sharing.

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    Genna East 

    8 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

    Excellent hub, and fascinating read.

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    Jeff_McRitchie 

    8 years ago

    I really enjoyed reading this Hub, especially the parts about Robert Frost and Marie Antoinette. Thanks for posting this.

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    Blue frog 

    8 years ago

    My favorite quote from your thread is "life goes on" great job!! Please post more quotes :)

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    SquidooLens 

    8 years ago

    This is a very inspiring quote for me:

    "Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend"

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    ariongz 

    8 years ago

    my simply quotes."honesty is the best identity"...

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    qwidjib0 

    8 years ago from IL

    clever layout for the quotes. well done!

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    RTalloni 

    8 years ago

    I have a hard time deciding which of the following I like best:

    "Funny thing about truth, it does not change."

    "Truth invites scrutiny, error demands tolerance."

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    Bird is the Word 

    8 years ago

    Nice one. It seems that you like to favor one side of the religion/faith debate but don't care to enter a debate. that is to commended. Great quotes.

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    Sarah Writes 

    8 years ago from California

    I love Robert Frost work, as well as many of his other quotes, but “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” Has to be my favorite, simply because it’s so honest and true. Something absolutely horrible could happen to you, yet the next day the sun still rises, people still go to work, life keeps going whether you wish it to or not.

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    sligobay 

    8 years ago from east of the equator

    I voted awesome on Top 10 Quotes of All Time because wise and influential were unavailable. The quotes on the video were also interesting but your descriptions of the speakers and their circumstances elevated the meaning of the chosen quotes with pertinent content. I am happily now following you.

    sligobay

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    Wooded 

    8 years ago

    What a wonderful collection of quotes. Thanks for putting it together!

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    sanjul 

    8 years ago

    Another thought for death:

    Freedom is not free. Death is not free!

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    gachapoz 

    8 years ago

    Great hub, meaningful quotes accompanied by descriptive insight.

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    Briton 

    8 years ago

    Possibly a final quote (PUN) " The graveyards are full of indespensible people"

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    Briton 

    8 years ago

    How about Julius Ceasar at the siege of "Alesia" when he said: - "The enemy have got us surrounded, they are not getting away this time"

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    ederkacz 

    8 years ago

    Loved this post! All of them great quotes, but my favorite was Marie Antoinette. So much was said in such a simple, common saying.

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    quote hunter 

    8 years ago

    My favorite quote of all time is "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard". I liked the format you presented the quotes in and the background information that was included.

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    MrHunter 

    9 years ago from Highway 24

    Engaging article. Your choices interesting, yet worthy. Your "Girl Scout Cookies," like the cookies themselves . . . a bit over the top.

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    Date My Ride 

    9 years ago

    I think this one is the best quote: Did your dream date just pass you on the highway?

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    dancer 

    9 years ago

    Amazing quotes - loved reading them!

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    NCBIer 

    9 years ago

    Powerful indeed. A good quote can change your day, change your life. Thanks!

    My favorites today are "The true measure of a man is how he treats someone

    who can do him absolutely no good." Samuel Johnson

    and

    "More die in the United States of too much food than of too little."

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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    hakkem 

    9 years ago

    these war the far best quotes i have ever read great job

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    mikiy 

    9 years ago

    Yes. They are the top 5 best quotes ever, i think!

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    JayDeck 

    9 years ago

    An interesting list. Undoubtedly, almost everyone would have a different list, but it is always interesting to see another's take.

    Thanks.

    -J

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    Arsalan Syed 

    9 years ago

    When the going gets tough the tough gets going

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    Shane Belceto 

    9 years ago from WA USA

    I would like to ecco what many say about this HUB it is great and I love the way you went into depth about each quote. I also like how you took much time and thought into its layout and graphics as well. In fact I took note ... smiles.

    I think like you why I live by some of my fav quotes is because of the story behind who shared it. helen Keller is one I aften feel this way about possibly being vission impared myself is why.

    One quote I think of daily is from Walt Disney and yes some because not only did he say it but was a living example that, "if you can dream it you can do it" so I too believe this fully.

    Thank YOU much for a magnificent HUB ... hugs

    ~Expect Miracles

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    cathylynn99 

    9 years ago from northeastern US

    I like another Nietzsche quote: He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

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    Mehak Mushtaq 

    9 years ago

    I will not say all those things which can please an author but may be something which can make an author himself realize how great his thoughts are.! Thanking all those great writers and philosophers who with the help of their thinking gave us a chance to think!!!

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    susanmarion 

    9 years ago from Bunnell

    Very informative and heartwarming. Thank you!

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    ankigarg87 

    9 years ago

    Great collection of quotes.

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    mm 

    9 years ago

    Great hub! I liked your quotes and that you gave us a clever intro to put it in context. My current favorite quote is- What matters most is how well you walk through the fire- Charles Bukowski.

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    Aliciajane 

    9 years ago

    This is a great hub...Thank you...

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    enchanted13 

    9 years ago from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Great hub! I didn't get through all your comments so I don't know if this quote has been mentioned or not but it was the first quote I ever heard that really spoke to my heart and made me think. It is..

    "The only thing necessary for the triumph [of evil] is for good men to do nothing." Edmund Burke

    It still remains one of my favourite quotes. Thanks for sharing yours. Happy Hubbing! :)

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    loladukes 

    9 years ago

    I love this hub, I think the quote from Friedrich Nietzsche is the most poignant of the five, especially when looking at the last decade of his life, it's almost like he could see into the future.

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    PrometheusKid 

    9 years ago from Heaven

    For it is true now, as it always was and always will be, that to be free is the same thing as to be pious, to be wise, to be temperate and just, to be frugal and abstinent, and to be magnanimous and brave; and to be the opposite of all these is the same as to be a slave.

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    culturespain 

    9 years ago

    The Christopher Hitchens quote I like - however, it certainly causes problems for anyone religious, who believes the Bible (or any other religios tome) word for word...

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    cblack 

    9 years ago from a beach somewhere

    My favorite quote is, "The best things in life are either illegal, immoral or fattening". Although, since I have had children I have come to realize that the quote isn't really true but it is still funny.

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    ed77burns 

    9 years ago from USA

    D: thanks lot for putting such good info in your hub..........

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    alicious 

    9 years ago

    Quite interesting hub!

    One of my favorite quotes is "When there's conflict, there's profit."

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    nrasch 

    9 years ago from St. Louis, Missouri

    I love that you not only point out these important quotes, but present the contexts in which the words were said. Well done!

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    salt 

    9 years ago from australia

    Wonderful quotes and Camus work related to existentialism and the concept of absurdity.

    The quote I respect came from a lady who I spoke to after going to counselling about a relationship breakup - she said "dear, you never get over it, you just get on with it." and that actually shifted my whole perspective and I no longer had a brick wall in front of me.

    And my own favorite quote, from myself, is that "age does not dignify behavior!" Which I have used on a few occasions, when people who are old enough to understand exactly what they are doing, continue to do something that they know wrong because they think they can get away with it because of their age.

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    rlaframboise 

    9 years ago from 1776

    This is awesome, what a wonderful layout!

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    EnergyAdvisor 

    9 years ago from The nearest planet to Venus

    I really like this hub. Interesting quotes. I really liked the one of Nietzsche. I really admire him for his view of the world. vote up! (I have a list of warrior quotes, have a look and tell me what you think)

    https://hubpages.com/literature/The-Warrior-Quotes

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    SJ 

    9 years ago

    Absolutely awesome hub! You quoted my favorite Albert Camus quote, and my favorite Nietzche quote. I love this. UP!

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    James Nelmondo 

    9 years ago from Rome, Italy

    :D Thanks all!

    Red -- I'm going to need a hand with that one :P

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    michael mitchell 

    9 years ago

    Football penalty taker: How can I possibly score?

    Goalkeeper: How can he possibly miss?

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    Babylon48 

    9 years ago from Lost in space

    I love all of them but I have to admit that Nietzsche is my favourite.

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    writer49 

    9 years ago from Raleigh, NC

    Many years ago a co-worker gave me a quote that has stuck with me. I can't remember his name or where he got it from, but here goes:

    "It is better to hear 'There he goes' than 'there he lies.' I've used this in my own writing often.

    Thanks for a great hub!

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    Sherri 

    9 years ago from Southeastern Pennsylvania

    I enjoyed your approach to writing this Hub. A collection of quotes is almost always interesting, but choosing only 5 and then presenting the context lets the reader slow down from skipping to leisurely strolling, putting me in mind of one of my favorites, "Life is a journey, not a destination"...Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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    Rand Zacharias 

    9 years ago from Kelowna, British Columbia

    Thanks, Thoog. I never realized how much death surrounded Robert Frost, but then it might surprise us all how much death surrounds our own lives.

    Love all the quotes--context is crucial--but unknown, or off the beaten path, quotes are beautiful--awesome--useful--and funny. So you know how I voted.

    "It is not how much time we have on this earth that is important. It is what we do with that time that is everything." The White wizard named Gandalph,or was he Grey at the time of quote, stated this bit of wisdom in Tolkien's epic--I like it.

    You should, definitely have another top 5 quotes Hub. You're research is splendid--really like the Antoinette courtesy till the bitter end.

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    EHTESHAM ALI KHAN 

    9 years ago

    Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling love with you was beyound my control....

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    Marz 

    9 years ago

    So I finally read the whole hub in one go. Phenomenal :).

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    Kishorilal 

    9 years ago

    Hat's off Boss!

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    fadi.altawil 

    9 years ago

    "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."

    Absolutely great quote. Robert Frost is one of the most importat poets ever..

    Thank you indeed

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    arbolito 

    9 years ago

    I think a great quote is, "Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves." - Albert Einstein

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    Sasha 

    9 years ago

    Thanks a lot. Very interesting and deep article

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    Mustafa 

    9 years ago

    Hello to all;

    I want some one to send me some nice quotes/hubs regularly to my email.

    mus_sarwary@yahoo.com

    Thanks

    waiting...

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    topister sean 

    9 years ago

    everything is good and what is good is best thought and writen

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    jlwhets 

    9 years ago from West Branch, Iowa

    Well thought out! Very enjoyable.

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    raisingme 

    9 years ago from Fraser Valley, British Columbia

    This is really, really well done! Totally enjoyed it!

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    Ellen Cumbess 

    9 years ago from Decatur, Alabama

    Insightful, both in your choices and in your analysis. I did particularly love the quote of Marie Antoinette, which I was unfamiliar with. Well done.

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    ratelines 

    9 years ago

    I love quotes sites! Neat Hubs :)

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    James Nelmondo 

    9 years ago from Rome, Italy

    God choices Sparhawke! I am also an Eddings fan.

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    Sparhawke 

    9 years ago from Manchester

    One of my favourite quotes and one especially pertinent to what we do is:

    Thinking is easy

    Acting is difficult

    And to put ones thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world ~ Goethe :)

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    James Nelmondo 

    9 years ago from Rome, Italy

    Thanks everyone!

    Rookie: What are you on about?

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    Rookie70 

    9 years ago

    Sorry, but nobody believes in Leonard Ron Hubbard anymore. Find something else to write about, thanks.

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    montheroid 

    9 years ago

    Thanks for the Christopher Hitchens idea, never heard of him, but sounds like my kind of reading :D

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    ladyjane1 

    9 years ago from Texas

    Nicely done! When you mentioned Marie Anntoinette I thought you were going to include her controversial, "Let them eat cake" quote but I never heard of the pardom me quote. Very informative, I didn't know a lot about Robert Frost although he was one of my favorites, nice job Cheers.

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    jtrader 

    9 years ago

    I'll go with the second reason in the case of Marie Antoinette's apology.

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    Seakay 

    9 years ago from Florida

    This is undoubtedly my favorite of Nietzsche. He was quite mad you know. Interesting little quirk. Other than that, he could have been brilliant! There's that fine line, again, between sanity and insanity.

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MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
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Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
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Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
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ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)