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  • #1
    Ezra Taft Benson
    “When obedience ceases to be an irritant and becomes our quest, in that moment God will endow us with power.”
    Ezra Taft Benson

  • #2
    I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!
    I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!”
    Charles M. Schulz, The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 5: 1959-1960

  • #3
    Steve Martin
    “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
    Steve Martin

  • #4
    Douglas Adams
    “The story so far:
    In the beginning the Universe was created.
    This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
    Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

  • #5
    Dave Barry
    “Perhaps you are thinking: 'But a tank costs several million dollars, not including floor mats. I don't have that kind of money.'
    Don't be silly. You're a consumer, right? You have credit cards, right?
    Perhaps you are thinking: 'Yes, but how am I going to pay the credit-card company?'
    Don't be silly. You have a tank, right?”
    Dave Barry

  • #6
    Dave Barry
    “No matter what happens, somebody will find a way to take it too seriously.”
    Dave Barry

  • #7
    Colleen Hoover
    “Never, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.”
    Colleen Hoover, Point of Retreat

  • #8
    Dave Barry
    “The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery. They're the kind of people who'd stop to help you change a flat, but would somehow manage to set your car on fire. I would be reluctant to entrust them with a Cuisinart, let alone the economy. The Republicans, on the other hand, would know how to fix your tire, but they wouldn't bother to stop because they'd want to be on time for Ugly Pants Night at the country club”
    Dave Barry, Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States

  • #9
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #10
    Oscar Levant
    “There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.”
    Oscar Levant

  • #11
    Terry Pratchett
    “Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.”
    Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time

  • #12
    Albert Einstein
    “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #13
    C.S. Lewis
    “The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #14
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #15
    Benjamin Franklin
    “How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, His precepts!”
    Benjamin Franklin

  • #16
    Philip Pullman
    “I think it's perfectly possible to explain how the universe came about without bringing God into it, but I don't know everything, and there may well be a God somewhere, hiding away. Actually, if he is keeping out of sight, it's because he's ashamed of his followers and all the cruelty and ignorance they're responsible for promoting in his name. If I were him, I'd want nothing to do with them.”
    Philip Pullman

  • #17
    W.C. Fields
    “If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”
    W.C. Fields

  • #18
    Mark Twain
    “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).”
    Mark Twain

  • #19
    Mark Twain
    “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
    Mark Twain

  • #20
    Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
    “Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
    C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

  • #21
    J.K. Rowling
    “Do you remember me telling you we are practicing non-verbal spells, Potter?"
    "Yes," said Harry stiffly.
    "Yes, sir."
    "There's no need to call me "sir" Professor."
    The words had escaped him before he knew what he was saying.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

  • #22
    Stephenie Meyer
    “Did you know that 'I told you so' has a brother,Jacob?" she asked cutting me off. "His name is 'Shut the hell up'.”
    Stephenie Meyer, Breaking Dawn

  • #23
    Garrison Keillor
    “Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.”
    Garrison Keillor

  • #24
    Dan Brown
    “Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.”
    Dan Brown, Angels & Demons

  • #25
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #26
    Elie Wiesel
    “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
    Elie Wiesel

  • #27
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

  • #28
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch

  • #29
    Albert Einstein
    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #30
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi



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