Share Your Favorite Quotes

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by Wiseman, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Wiseman

    Wiseman Senior Member

    I'll start. Sorry if I steal any of yours:

    "My choice is what I choose to do, and if I'm causing no harm, I shouldn't bother you. Your choice is who you choose to be, and if you're causing no harm then you're alright with me"
    -Ben Harper: Burn One Down

    "When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace"
    -Jimi Hendrix

    "I'd rather die on my feet than live on my knees"
    Che Guevara

    "First we fight for our freedom, then we make laws to take it away."
    -Alfred E. Newman

    "To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most
    of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult
    act of heroism you can perform."
    - Theodore H. White

    "The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike then those who think differently."
    -Friedrich Nietzsche

    “We must be the change that we wish to see in the world”
    -Mahatma Gandhi

    “The weak can not forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong”
    -Mahatma Gandhi

    “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind”
    -Mahatma Gandhi

    “Live as if you were going to die tomorrow. Learn as though you were going to live forever”
    -Mahatma Gandhi

    “Fear is not a disease of the body; fear kills the soul”
    -Mahatma Gandhi

    “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems”
    -Mahatma Gandhi

    “Faith is not something to grasp. It is something to grow into”
    -Mahatma Gandhi

    “One cannot do right in one area of life whilst he is occupied in doing wrong in another; Life is one indivisible whole.”
    -Mahatma Gandhi
     
  2. lode

    lode One Man Orgy HipForums Supporter

    You don't have a peaceful revolution. You don't have a turn-the-other-cheek revolution. There's no such thing as a nonviolent revolution. Revolution is bloody. Revolution is hostile. Revolution knows no compromise. Revolution overturns and destroys everything that gets in its way. -Malcolm X.
     
  3. TheGanjaKing

    TheGanjaKing Member

    "who the fuck shit in the tank of my toilet?!?!?"
    -man who I gave my first upper deck to
     
  4. Ocean Bionic

    Ocean Bionic Hero of the People

    "It is obvious to any informed student of the history and psychology of religion that Jesus was one, of many, who had an intense experience of cosmic consciousness- of the vivid realization that oneself is a manifestation of the eternal energy of the universe, the basic "I am." But it is very hard to express this experience when the only religious imagery at your disposal conceives that "I am" as an all-knowing and all-powerful monarch, autocrat, and beneficent tyrant enthroned in a court of adoring subjects. In such a cultural context, you cannot say "I am God" without being accused of subversion, insubordination, megalomania, arrogance, and blasphemy. Yet that was why Jesus was crucified."
    - Alan Watts
     
  5. Wiseman

    Wiseman Senior Member

    "I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed, there would be no more wars."
    ~Abbie Hoffman

    "You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists."
    ~Abbie Hoffman
     
  6. telephone

    telephone weird

    some random ones from my facebook quote section thingy mabob:

    "We are all giants, raised by pygmies, who have learned to walk with a perpetual mental crouch."
    - Robert Anton Wilson, Prometheus Rising

    "something unknown is doing we don't know what."
    - Sir Arthur Eddington

    "I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is." -
    - Alan Watts

    "I keep hearing about mutha fucking Harry Potter. Who is this muthafucker?" -Snoop Dogg

    "If you hit yourself with a stick, mosquitoes won't bite you because they will think you're weird." -Elizabeth Lynch

    "Once you can accept the universe as being something expanding into an infinite nothing which is something, wearing stripes with plaid is easy."
    -Albert Einstein

    "Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music"
    -Sergei Rachmaninov


    "I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may,
    light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful."
    -John Constable
     
  7. telephone

    telephone weird

    oh, ooops. haha that one about mosquitoes is something my friend said.
     
  8. I'minmyunderwear

    I'minmyunderwear voice of sexy

    oh, ooops. haha that one about mosquitoes is something my friend said.-telephone


    I'll start. Sorry if I steal any of yours:-seth maclaren
     
  9. Wiseman

    Wiseman Senior Member

    No way!!! Someone else has read Prometheus Rising besides me. Yay :)
     
  10. marysoul

    marysoul Member

    I would like to meet this friend:)
     
  11. Wiseman

    Wiseman Senior Member

    My God!!! My life dream of being quoted has been fulfilled. Though this particular saying is less than desirable :/
     
  12. telephone

    telephone weird

    Not all of it. I'm reading it slowly but surely. :)
     
  13. telephone

    telephone weird

    Yeah, you'd probably like her. My best friend is awesome :D
     
  14. pushit

    pushit One jive Motha Fucka

    "Buy the ticket, take the ride."
    -Hunter S. Thompson
     
  15. Ocean Bionic

    Ocean Bionic Hero of the People

    "Tune In. Turn On. Drop Trou."
    -someone awesome
     
  16. Dragonfly

    Dragonfly Senior Member

    Sanity is not truth. Sanity is conformity to what is socially expected. Truth is sometimes in conformity, sometimes not
    Robert M Pirsig

    Do I Look Like I Give A Fuck
    dilli, as in HHB and Dilli
     
  17. Wiseman

    Wiseman Senior Member

    Well. Good enough. I could have just said "Yay!!! Someone else that has even HEARD of Prometheus Rising" ;)
     
  18. WanderingturnupII

    WanderingturnupII Grouchy Old Fart

    :rolleyes:
     
  19. Wiseman

    Wiseman Senior Member

    “A musician's or artist's responsibility is a simple one, and that is, through your music to tell the truth”
    ~Tom Morello

    "If you do not know where you are going, any road will lead you there"
    ~Lewis Carrol
     
  20. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    Money can't buy back
    Your youth when you're old
    Or a friend when you're lonely
    Or a love that's grown cold

    The wealthiest person
    Is a pauper at times
    Compared to the man
    With a satisfied mind

    by Porter Wagoner
     

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