Post your favorite quote!!

Discussion in 'Philosophy' started by Scar 420, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. My two favorite are
    "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana

    "Do not be angered at the bearer of truth, but rather the repeater of lies." - Unknown

    What's yours??
     
  2. #2 Bongroe, Sep 23, 2012
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    "Only when the last tree has been cut down; Only when the last river has been poisoned; Only when the last fish has been caught; Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten. "

    - A member of the Cree tribe
     
  3. "Everything you have ever wanted, is on the other side of fear."
     
  4. Never regret something you did because at one point it was exactly what you wanted
     
  5. "Loser loser, double loser, as if, whatever, get the picture, duh." :p
    "The absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence."
     
  6. "Sometimes the smallest, softest voices carry the grand, biggest solutions." -nofx
     
  7. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20Jcrk6jGfo]I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully - YouTube[/ame]
     
  8. "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people."

    E. Roosevelt
     
  9. "Girls pee pee when they see me"
    - Biggie Smalls
     
  10. "Unjust laws do not seem to be laws" I think augustine said that
     
  11. "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in Government."

    -Thomas Jefferson, Author of The Declaration of Independence, and President of the United States
     
  12. So many good ones by Bill Hicks, he truely was a god among men :smoke:

    So here is a good one from a movie:

    Man, I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who've ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don't need. We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war... our Great Depression is our lives. We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won't. And we're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off.
     
  13. "Be mindful and present" - My teacher

    "Small minds discuss people, Average minds discuss events, Great minds discuss ideas" - Eleanor Roosevelt
     
  14. It's not peer pressure it's just your turn.
     
  15. Birds of a shitfeather flock together! . .( Lahey )
     
  16. "The notion of the Absurd contains the idea that there is no meaning to be found in the world beyond what meaning we give to it. This meaninglessness also encompasses the amorality or "unfairness" of the world. This contrasts with "karmic" ways of thinking in which "bad things don't happen to good people"; to the world, metaphorically speaking, there is no such thing as a good person or a bad thing; what happens happens, and it may just as well happen to a "good" person as to a "bad" person." Absurdism
     
  17. "We are nothing but what we derive from the air we breathe…."
     
  18. "I know one thing, that I know nothing"
     
  19. “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.”
    ― Terry Pratchett

    “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.”
    ― Anne Frank
     
  20. "He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man"

    "Come take a trip with me, but don't be suprised when things aren't what they seem"

    I've got more but it'll have to wait till I listen to a little more music.
     
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