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“Eleanor, Where is your heart?!”

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#6756 Dec 21, 2012
To do common things perfectly is far better worth our endeavor than to do uncommon things respectably.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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“"yes"”

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#6757 Dec 21, 2012
The world did end, only to be immediately replaced by an undetectably inferior copy.

A friend

“"yes"”

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#6758 Dec 21, 2012
GodSmacked wrote:
“Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.”
Ayn Rand
Not a fan of Rand, but I absolutely agree with her on this one. Making a dream happen takes guts

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#6759 Dec 21, 2012
“We do not remember days, we remember moments.”

Cesare Pavese

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#6760 Dec 21, 2012
“Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement.”

Aldous Huxley

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#6761 Dec 21, 2012
“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they never use.”

Søren Kierkegaard

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#6762 Dec 21, 2012
All truths are initially either ridiculed or violently opposed.

Schopenhauer

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#6763 Dec 21, 2012
'Peace on earth,' from angels.

“Eleanor, Where is your heart?!”

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#6764 Dec 21, 2012
This is how you will recognize him: You will find an infant wrapped in strips of cloth and lying in a manger." 13Suddenly, a large army of angels appeared with the angel. They were praising God by saying,

14"Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those who have his good will!"

15The angels left them and went back to heaven. The shepherds said to each other, "Let's go to Bethlehem and see what the Lord has told us about
Luke 2:13-15

“Eleanor, Where is your heart?!”

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#6765 Dec 21, 2012
The problem is that often when quotations are taken out of context they will appear to have a meaning which is different from or, especially, the opposite of their originally intended meaning.

This page is for quotes of scientists
http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/List_of_quotes_o...

“Eleanor, Where is your heart?!”

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#6767 Dec 21, 2012
I shed a tear every now an then but only because I remember the good times.

“...rain today...just enuff....”

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..to get the truck dirty......

#6769 Dec 21, 2012
"Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared."

Eddie Rickenbacker

“From The Desert To The Sea”

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To All Across The Lands

#6770 Dec 21, 2012
It's not brave if you're not scared

“you're not the boss of me!”

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the road less traveled.....

#6771 Dec 21, 2012
“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.”

– Steve Jobs

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#6772 Dec 22, 2012
“Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.”

Leigh Hunt

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#6773 Dec 22, 2012
“You, you insolent brazen bitch—you really dare to shake that monstrous spear in Father’s face?”

Homer

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#6774 Dec 22, 2012
“Human lives are not pieces of string that can be separated out from a knot of others and laid out straight. Families are webs. Impossible to touch one part of it without setting the rest vibrating. Impossible to understand one part without having a sense of the whole.”

Diane Setterfield

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#6775 Dec 22, 2012
Nobody, who has not been in the interior of a family, can say what the difficulties of any individual of that family may be.”

Jane Austen

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#6776 Dec 22, 2012
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

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#6777 Dec 22, 2012
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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