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  • #1
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #2
    Dr. Seuss
    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #3
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #4
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “Without music, life would be a mistake.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

  • #5
    Thomas Pynchon
    “They're in love. Fuck the war.”
    Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow
    tags: love, war

  • #6
    Sun Tzu
    “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”
    Sun Tzu, The Art of War

  • #7
    Sun Tzu
    “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win”
    Sun Tzu, The Art of War

  • #8
    Sun Tzu
    “When strong, avoid them. If of high morale, depress them. Seem humble to fill them with conceit. If at ease, exhaust them. If united, separate them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.”
    Sun Tzu

  • #9
    Sun Tzu
    “All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.”
    Sun Tzu, The Art of War

  • #10
    Dr. Seuss
    “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #11
    Dr. Seuss
    “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
    Nothing is going to get better. It's not.”
    Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

  • #12
    Dr. Seuss
    “I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.”
    Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

  • #13
    Mark Twain
    “Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”
    Mark Twain

  • #14
    Mark Twain
    “Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”
    Mark Twain

  • #15
    William S. Burroughs
    “A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on. ”
    William S. Burroughs

  • #16
    Keith Richards
    “If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.”
    Keith Richards, Keith Richards: In His Own Words

  • #17
    Barack Obama
    “A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.”
    Barack Obama

  • #18
    Jon Stewart
    “You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn't that long ago that we were swept away by the Macarena.”
    Jon Stewart

  • #19
    Napoléon Bonaparte
    “In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.”
    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • #20
    Plato
    “The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.”
    Plato, The Republic

  • #21
    Jon Stewart
    “Yes, reason has been a part of organized religion, ever since two nudists took dietary advice from a talking snake.”
    Jon Stewart

  • #22
    Jon Stewart
    “If you don't stick to your values when they're being tested, they're not values: they're hobbies.”
    Jon Stewart

  • #23
    Jon Stewart
    “Get there early because hope does not park your mother-fucking car.”
    Jon Stewart

  • #24
    Jon Stewart
    “Thomas Jefferson once said: 'Of course the people don't want war. But the people can be brought to the bidding of their leader. All you have to do is tell them they're being attacked and denounce the pacifists for somehow a lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.' I think that was Jefferson. Oh wait. That was Hermann Goering. Shoot."

    [Hosting the Peabody Awards for broadcasting excellence at the New York Waldorf-Astoria, June 6, 2006]”
    Jon Stewart

  • #25
    George V. Higgins
    “This life’s hard, but it’s harder if you’re stupid.”
    George V. Higgins, The Friends of Eddie Coyle

  • #26
    John Wayne
    “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”
    John Wayne

  • #27
    John Wayne
    “You're short on ears and long on mouth.”
    John Wayne

  • #28
    “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
    Narcotics Anonymous

  • #29
    Albert Einstein
    “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #30
    C.E.M. Joad
    “Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources”
    C.E.M. Joad



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