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Post your favorite quotes from historical figures, authors, actors, politicians, comedians etc. Please remember to cite the quotes!

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       Life's like a movie. Write your own ending. -- Kermit the frog

 

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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. -Ernest Hemingway

Oh, these two quotes are adorable. "And how delightful other people's emotions were!—much more delightful than their ideas." Oscar Wilde. The Picture of Dorian Gray   "Fear. It's t

My favorite quote is:

"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."
                                                                    —Oscar Wilde
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"The Sage puts himself last and becomes first, Neglects himself and is preserved

Is it not because he is unselfish that he fulfills himself?"- Lao Tzu

 

"Displaying riches and titles with pride brings about one's downfall."-Lao Tzu

 

"Behave simply and hold on to purity.

Lessen selfishness and restrain desires."-Lao Tzu

"Therefore the sage avoids extremity, excess, and extravagance"-Lao Tzu

"There is no greater misfortune than greed.

Therefore:

To have enough of enough is always enough."-Lao Tzu

 

"Make it your guiding principle to do your best for others and to be trustworthy in what you say. Do not accept as friend anyone who is not as good as you. When you make a mistake, Do not be afraid of mending your ways."-Confucius

" 'It is only the most intelligent and the most stupid who are not susceptible to change." -Confucius

" If by the age of forty a man is still disliked there is no hope for him."-Confucius

" The gentleman’s errors are like an eclipse of the sun and moon in that when errs the whole world sees him doing so and when he reforms the whole world looks up to him."-Tzu Kung- One of Confucius's Disciples

" The gentleman is judged wise by a single word he utters; Equally, He is judged foolish by a single word he utters. That is why one really must be careful of what one says…."-Tzu Kung

 

 

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I have lots but I will try to get my list down to 3. So here goes! 

Quote #1:

"A dishonest person you can always trust to be dishonest. Honestly, it's the honest ones you ought to watch out for. Because you can never predict when they're going to do something incredibly... stupid."

- Capt. Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl)

Quote #2:

"It ain't braggin' if y'really done it" 

- Lee Adler (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil)

Quote #3:

"Everyone has one or two things they don't want to talk about."

- Kaoru Kamiya (Rurouni Kenshin)

 

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:w00t: @CamelKnight :lol:

 

This comes to mind as I watched the movie "Darkest Hour" last week. It's a really good movie & those who've yet to watch - should:wink:

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.”

For some reason this quote resonated with me, long after the movie ended...

 

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It is your fate to radiate.

We release energy : it can be positive or negative.

How do you radiate?

 

(Extracted from a library book i borrowed, forgot its name ops!)

:glasses:

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