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  • #1
    Robert Benchley
    “Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings.”
    Robert Benchley

  • #2
    Herbert Hoover
    “Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.”
    Herbert Hoover

  • #3
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “God has no religion.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #4
    Sylvia Plath
    “I talk to God but the sky is empty.”
    Sylvia Plath

  • #5
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Poverty is the worst form of violence.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #6
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #7
    Tarrin P. Lupo
    “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
    Tarrin P. Lupo

  • #8
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Liberty and democracy become unholy when their hands are dyed red with innocent blood.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #9
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon.”
    Kurt Vonnegut

  • #10
    Pablo Neruda
    “I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
    in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”
    Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

  • #11
    Kristi Maxwell
    “Living together/ is one move closer/ to living apart”
    Kristi Maxwell

  • #12
    Jimi Hendrix
    “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
    Jimi Hendrix

  • #13
    “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
    Narcotics Anonymous

  • #14
    Rita Mae Brown
    “The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they're ok, then it's you.”
    Rita Mae Brown

  • #15
    Benjamin Franklin Wade
    “Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”
    Benjamin Franklin Wade

  • #16
    Oscar Levant
    “There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.”
    Oscar Levant

  • #17
    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

  • #18
    E.B. White
    “If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”
    E.B. White

  • #19
    Jane Austen
    “I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.”
    Jane Austen, Jane Austen's Letters

  • #20
    Mark Twain
    “Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”
    Mark Twain

  • #21
    John Green
    “Saying 'I notice you're a nerd' is like saying, 'Hey, I notice that you'd rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you'd rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan. Why is that?' In fact, it seems to me that most contemporary insults are pretty lame. Even 'lame' is kind of lame. Saying 'You're lame' is like saying 'You walk with a limp.' Yeah, whatever, so does 50 Cent, and he's done all right for himself.”
    John Green

  • #22
    James Patterson
    “Man, you weigh a freaking ton," he told me. "What've you been eating, rocks?"
    "Why, is your head missing some?" I croaked. His mouth almost quirked in a smile, and that's when I knew how upset he'd been”
    James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

  • #23
    Nicholas Sparks
    “If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.”
    Nicholas Sparks

  • #24
    Ray Bradbury
    “Why is it," he said, one time, at the subway entrance, "I feel I've known you so many years?"
    "Because I like you," she said, "and I don't want anything from you.”
    Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

  • #25
    Stephanie Klein
    “What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.”
    Stephanie Klein, Straight Up and Dirty

  • #26
    Jerry Seinfeld
    “If a book about failures doesn't sell, is it a success?”
    Jerry Seinfeld

  • #27
    Winston S. Churchill
    “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #28
    Rodney Dangerfield
    “I came from a real tough neighborhood. Why, every time I shut the window I hurt somebody's fingers.”
    Rodney Dangerfield

  • #29
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
    “I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.”
    Zsa Zsa Gabor

  • #31
    Isaac Marion
    “My friend "M" says the irony of being a zombie is that everything is funny, but you can't smile, because your lips have rotted off.”
    Isaac Marion, Warm Bodies



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