What quote represents your life?

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  1. Maranda Writes profile image61
    Maranda Writesposted 13 years ago

    The quote that best reflects my life is one by Theodore Roosevelt.  "If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month."   Theodore Roosevelt

    What is yours?

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      Poppa Bluesposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      "Legalize Freedom"!

    2. Skaditch profile image63
      Skaditchposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      "So that happened!" - Bob Berrenger, State and Main (2000)

    3. Tom Whitworth profile image68
      Tom Whitworthposted 12 years agoin reply to this


      There are so many that are applicable that i'll post just two. "Gone With The Wind" and "A fool and his money are soon parted!"

    4. N.E. Wright profile image74
      N.E. Wrightposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Lordy, lordy, lordy.  It is from a song, and the words that precede ... are I'm Black and I'm proud.   James Brown sure knew how to say lordy in a song.

      I say lordy a lot.  LOL.

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    logic,commonsenseposted 13 years ago

    Power to the people!  Right On!

    1. N.E. Wright profile image74
      N.E. Wrightposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, forgot those.

  3. srwnson profile image61
    srwnsonposted 13 years ago

    It is all very well to be able to write books, but can you waggle your ears?  James Barrie (1860-1937)

    1. Maranda Writes profile image61
      Maranda Writesposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Love it!

  4. donotfear profile image83
    donotfearposted 13 years ago

    It's better to face your fear and fail than never face your fear at all.

    1. Aley Martin profile image67
      Aley Martinposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I only know, I know nothing. Socrates

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    Onusonusposted 13 years ago

    "Burnt out by drought,
    Washed out by flood,
    Ate out by jack-rabbits,
    Sold out by the Sheriff,
    Still here."

  6. AEvans profile image73
    AEvansposted 13 years ago

    The writer must write what he has to say, not speak it.

    Ernest Hemingway smile

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    SirDentposted 13 years ago

    By the grace of God I am a Christian man, by my actions, a great sinner.

    Author Unknown but taken from "The Pilgrim"

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    dronconposted 13 years ago

    i should have gotten more napkins
    - self quote

  9. Daniel Carter profile image63
    Daniel Carterposted 13 years ago

    "Never, never, never give up. Never!"
    —Sir Winston Churchill

    1. Maranda Writes profile image61
      Maranda Writesposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      That is something that I needed to be reminded of!

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    lynnechandlerposted 13 years ago

    "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.”

    James Dean

  11. samboiam profile image59
    samboiamposted 13 years ago

    Them that don't know him won't like him and them that do,
    Sometimes won't know how to take him.
    He ain't wrong, he's just different but his pride won't let him,
    Do things to make you think he's right.

    Waylon Jennings - Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys

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    LegendaryHeroposted 13 years ago

    "I'm no leader. I do what I have to do - sometimes people come with me."

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    StormRyderposted 13 years ago

    "When you are in Love you can't fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams."

    1. Mikel G Roberts profile image66
      Mikel G Robertsposted 13 years agoin reply to this


  14. Ron Montgomery profile image62
    Ron Montgomeryposted 13 years ago

    mmmmmmmm bacon
       Homer Simpson

  15. Marisa Wright profile image88
    Marisa Wrightposted 13 years ago

    Dance like nobody's watching - write like your mother will never read it.

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      fionadeogposted 13 years agoin reply to this


  16. sunforged profile image71
    sunforgedposted 13 years ago

    “‘the doer’ is merely a fiction added to the deed – the deed is everything.”


  17. Faybe Bay profile image66
    Faybe Bayposted 13 years ago

    Don't do anything you wouldn't want your Grandmother to see on the Front page of the newspaper.

    Don't know who said it, I was raised with it. And man my grandma could cry, so I was real careful.

    1. N.E. Wright profile image74
      N.E. Wrightposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Love it.

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    pinkyleeposted 13 years ago

    live laugh love

    don't trust anyone until they give you a reason to trust them

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    BIKTMIAposted 13 years ago

    My strive. -"I can do all things,  through Christ who strengthens me".

  20. Hokey profile image60
    Hokeyposted 13 years ago

    A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

  21. skyfire profile image80
    skyfireposted 13 years ago

    "I hate loneliness,but it loves me"..

  22. _cheryl_ profile image81
    _cheryl_posted 13 years ago

    "Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice." -Wayne Dyer

  23. Arthur Fontes profile image77
    Arthur Fontesposted 13 years ago

    Now I know the means to my oppression were all lies...
    The only truth is your own most sacred lesson I've ever learned
    I know we are free...


  24. figment profile image76
    figmentposted 13 years ago

    "He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." - Epictetus

  25. Greek One profile image63
    Greek Oneposted 13 years ago

    I Came, I Saw, I Conquered... but not in that order

  26. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    Onward! Into the fog! - not sure of the origin.

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    cosetteposted 13 years ago

    "We have choices. Some people like to stand in the rain without an umbrella. That's what it means to live free." ~ Roger Smith, The Big O

  28. europewalker profile image78
    europewalkerposted 13 years ago

    Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

    William Wallace

  29. goldenpath profile image67
    goldenpathposted 13 years ago

    "If you can't have chocolate, then why even reach for a glass of milk."


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    foreignpressposted 13 years ago

    "Do unto others before they do it to you."
    William R. Freeman
    USMC, deceased

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    Justine76posted 13 years ago

    "say live and let live, but when this world makes you give in and cry, say live and let die"

  32. Jule Romans profile image96
    Jule Romansposted 13 years ago

    Shut up and do the dishes.

  33. lzb429 profile image59
    lzb429posted 13 years ago

    move in passion, rest in reason

    - kahlil gibran

  34. Cagsil profile image72
    Cagsilposted 13 years ago

    "Life Is Easy - People Make It Complicated!" - self quote. smile

  35. Disturbia profile image59
    Disturbiaposted 13 years ago

    Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from. -  Jodie Foster

  36. mega1 profile image68
    mega1posted 13 years ago

    giggity!  - Denno

  37. lorlie6 profile image72
    lorlie6posted 13 years ago

    --------------the straight line-------is godless and immoral-------
    Friedensreich Hundertwasser

  38. Bill Yovino profile image89
    Bill Yovinoposted 13 years ago

    I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members. - Groucho Marx

  39. Rafini profile image71
    Rafiniposted 13 years ago

    What you do speaks so loud I cannot hear what you say - Ralph Waldo Emerson

  40. gqgirl profile image68
    gqgirlposted 13 years ago

    "All life represents a risk, and the more lovingly we live our lives the more risks we take."
            -M. Scott Peck

  41. blondepoet profile image64
    blondepoetposted 13 years ago

    All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed


    1. Joy56 profile image68
      Joy56posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      i actually did that once, speeded the thing up too fast and fell off.  Nobody came to my aid, i really hurt myself, and i could see the peeps laughing.  Last time i wnt to a gym.   Now i see it i understand why they laughed

  42. lrohner profile image68
    lrohnerposted 13 years ago

    The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


    1. blondepoet profile image64
      blondepoetposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Love that one.
      Women are the best strings whatever their age.
      I raise my glass to the female species. Yahooooo...

  43. Joy56 profile image68
    Joy56posted 13 years ago

    behind every good man is an exhausted woman

    1. blondepoet profile image64
      blondepoetposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Oh Joy so so true.
      Now I know finally it is not Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or not eating enough Brussel Sprouts.

      Just love it!!!

      1. Joy56 profile image68
        Joy56posted 13 years agoin reply to this

        it's the men they suck all the energy out of us.

        1. blondepoet profile image64
          blondepoetposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Oh heck yes Joy, they are very similar to piranhas. It is exhausting work.

          My ex actually looked a little like one first thing in the morning, you know....men have bad hair days as well. No wonder us women are so so tired.


          1. Joy56 profile image68
            Joy56posted 13 years agoin reply to this

            YEAH even just talking about this has brought on chronic fatigue..... I am with my dad, god bless him, is the teeniest bit demanding, i have one i left behind, 2 sons keep ringing me, to see if i am o.k...... all i want is some female chatter and peace.... ah men...

            1. blondepoet profile image64
              blondepoetposted 13 years agoin reply to this

              Time for a girl's night out. Here Joy........I will even let you pick anything from my wardrobe that takes your fancy.

              Maybe this.....


              Or this......


              1. Joy56 profile image68
                Joy56posted 13 years agoin reply to this

                i will go with th umbrella's if i take the dogs, and they start to run, i miight fall over, after we have visited a coule of bars.  The umbrellas we keep me on  m y feet.

  44. Anath profile image64
    Anathposted 13 years ago

    "I don't mean to upset people, but I must speak my mind. For what's in my mind is far more interesting than what's outside my mind."

  45. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
    DzyMsLizzyposted 13 years ago

    From the country music song by Darryl Singletary:

    "I don't care what they say I done:  I ain't never had too much fun!"

  46. jonathan t profile image61
    jonathan tposted 13 years ago

    "We're not losers. We're underachievers with a lot of catching up to do!"
    Pat McBeth, Scotland, PA

  47. mrpopo profile image66
    mrpopoposted 13 years ago

    Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
    Winston Churchill

  48. Rochelle Frank profile image91
    Rochelle Frankposted 13 years ago

    "All things work together for good, for those who love God...."

  49. MollyMiigwan profile image59
    MollyMiigwanposted 13 years ago

    I love this one: "The idea is to die young as late as possible."- Ashley Montagu

  50. Joy56 profile image68
    Joy56posted 13 years ago

    Blondepoet where are you i need to borrow a dress to go out in

    1. blondepoet profile image64
      blondepoetposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I am here little cupcake do not fear,
      Here is a dress to accentuate your rear...xo


      1. Joy56 profile image68
        Joy56posted 13 years agoin reply to this

        i am loving it, the colour is fab.........  i am at home now, my dad stopped breathing one night, i had to call 999 still got pains in my chest from the whole experience, he has a lung problem... It has happened before, but it is the first time i saw it......... wow it was scary.


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