"In vain have I struggled ... it will not do. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." - Mr. Darcy
"There is nothing worse than being ordinary."
"You all laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same."- John Davis
"Sometimes you have to stand alone to prove that you can stand."
"Find a guy who will stay awake just to watch you sleep."
"Love is when you look into someones eyes and go all the way into their soul, and you both know ... instantly."
"I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." - Robert Frost
"Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one."
"I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation."
"Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you haven't fallen asleep yet."
"Surrendering to reality is a tranquil suicide."
"Take him and cut him out in little stars, and he will make the face of heaven so fine, that all the world will be in love with night." - Romeo & Juliet
"Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while." - Princess Bride
"Don't frown because you never know whos falling in love with your smile."
"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it."
"To thine own self be true." - Shakespeare
"I would rather die on my feet than surrender on my knees."
"Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens." - Gimli - Lord of the Rings
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."
"Courage is found in unlikely places." - Gildor -Lord of the Rings
"I have a dream." - Martin Luther King
"I myself am ... strange and unusual."
"Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts." - Einstein
"Two things inspire me to awe -- the starry heavens above and the moral universe within." - Einstein
"Watch the stars, and from them learn. To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground." - Einstein
"Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty." - Einstein
"When I die I wish to come back as one of her tears. What man would be so lucky as to have been conceived in her heart, born in her eyes, live on her cheeks, and die at her lips."
"Love is ... running into his arms, colliding with his heart, and exploding into his soul."
"When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew."
"For you I would stop the very rotation of the earth, simply to keep one moment forever."
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you'll land among stars." - Les Brown
"Under all speech that is good for anything, there is a silence that is better. Silence is deep as eternity, speech as shallow as time."
"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. I believe that dreams are more powerful than facts, that hope always triumphs over experience, that laughter is the only cure for grief, and that love is stronger than death." - Robert Fulgahm
"To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle, every cubic inch of space is a miracle."
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." - Pablo Picasso
"No one can go back and make a new beginning, but everyone can start here and make a brand new end."
"Change is never easy. You fight to hold on, you fight to let go."
"The only time a goodbye is painful is when you know you'll never say hello again."
"If you cry because the sun has left your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars."
"There are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Shakespear
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts." - Shakespear
"'Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul."
"The most eloquent silence; that of two mouths meeting in a kiss." - Anon
"When you kiss me, without uttering a single word, you speak to my soul." - Anon
"He who dies with the most toys is, nonetheless, still dead." - Anon
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow". - Anon
"If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were." - Anon
"Reality can be beaten with enough imagination." - Anon
"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed." - Einstein
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Einstein
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity." - Einstein
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18." - Einstein
"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." - Einstein
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." - Sir Winston Churchill
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers." - Orison Swett Marden
"Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real." - Tupac Shakur
"To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all." - Anatole France
"The eyes are the windows to the soul; if you look into them long enough, one's true self is revealed." - Nicole Dawson
"I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude." - Henry David Thoreau
"I am what I am and that is all I am and I am it."
"I never let schooling interfere with my education." - Mark Twain
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on." - Robert Frost.
"Surely there is something in the unruffled calm of nature that overawes our little anxieties and doubts, the sight of the deep-blue sky, and the clustering stars above, seem to impart a quiet to the mind." - Jonathan Edwards
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." - Oscar Wilde
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." - Carl Sagan
"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" - Plato
"I really believe, or want to believe, really I am nuts, otherwise I'll never be sane." - Allen Ginsberg to Jack Kerouac
"Its the quiet ones you have to watch out for."
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"Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream." - Malcolm Muggeridge
"After a time, you may find that "having" is not so pleasing a thing, after all, as "wanting." It is not logical, but it is often true." - Spock, "Amok Time"
"We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another." - Luciano de Crescenzo
"It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all." - Alfred Lord Tennyson
"I like a man who grins when he fights." - Sir Winston Churchill
"Education is very important. School, however, is another matter."
"You are only what you are when no one is looking" - Robert C. Edwards
"A stranger loses half his charm the day he is no longer a stranger." -
Genevieve Antoine Dariaux
"Be careful of reading health books; you may die of a misprint." - Mark Twain
"It's kind of fun to do the impossible." - Walt Disney
"All people have three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they are, and that which they think they are." -
"Beauty is power; a smile is its sword." - Charles Reade
"It is a good thing for an eneducated man to read a book of quotations." - Sir Winston Churchill
"People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little." - Jean Jacques Rousseau
"A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on." - John F. Kennedy
"The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude." - Aldous Huxley
"Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god." - Aristotle
"Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary." - Sir Cecil Beaton
"They will say you are on the wrong road, if it is your own." - Antonio Porchia
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education." - Einstein
"How embarrassing to be human." - Kurt Vonnegut
"Reality is for people who lack imagination."
"The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been." - Alan Ashley-Pitt
"What lies behind us, and what lies before us,
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing."
- Bill Cosby
"A man's life is what his thoughts make it." - Marcus Aurelius
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt
"Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression." - Mark Helprin
"Life is like a circle, and someday if we travel in opposite directions on the circle we will meet again." - Todd L. Bradbury
"Don't criticize what you don't understand."
"All you need is love." - John Lennon
"The best advice you can ever give or recieve is to be yourself." - Tesha Olivas
"If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything." - Aparajito Sen
"Tell a man that there are 300 billion stars in the universe, and he'll believe you... Tell him that a bench has wet paint upon it and he'll have to touch it to be sure."
"To the world you may be somebody, but to somebody you may be the world."
"It is better to open your eyes and say you don't understand, than to close your eyes and say you don't believe."
"Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are."
"Those who are poor, smile at what they have, yet those who have good fortune, frown at what they do not have."
"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." - Mother Teresa
"Information is not knowledge." - Frank Zappa
"The best index to a person's character is how a person treats people who can't do them any good or can't fight back." - Abigail Van Buren