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Your Favourite Quote

Discussion in 'The Gameroom' started by booklovr, Feb 9, 2016.

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  1. booklovr

    booklovr Well-Known Member

    The words are few but their effect is phenomenal.
    Everyone has those words that get them through tough times....which remind them to dust their knees get up ... And keep going...

    I have too many but here's just one of them...

    "things we lose have a way of coming back to us...though it may not always be in the way we imagine"
    . -Luna lovegood(harry potter)
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  2. Cicada 3301

    Cicada 3301 Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    My favourite at the moment, "Be the change that you wish to see in the world."
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  3. Witty_Sarcasm

    Witty_Sarcasm Eccentric writer, general weirdo, heedless heathen

    Great question, I have a lot of quotes I like. I read this one last night and it really resonated with me.

    Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
    Carl Sandburg
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  4. (September)

    (September) New Member

    “They laugh at me because I'm different; I laugh at them because they're all the same" (Kurt Cobain)
  5. Inspire&Inquire

    Inspire&Inquire SF Supporter

    “I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.”
    Richard Feynman
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  6. MisterBGone

    MisterBGone Well-Known Member

    Live in the sunshine.
    Swim in the sea.
    Drink the wild air.
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  7. MisterBGone

    MisterBGone Well-Known Member

    Only In
    The Darkness
    Can You See
    The Stars.

    -King Jr.
  8. SinisterKid

    SinisterKid We either find a way, or make one. SF Supporter

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  9. MisterBGone

    MisterBGone Well-Known Member

    Be your
    Everyone else
    is already taken.
    -Oscar Wilde
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  10. Thauoy

    Thauoy Well-Known Member

    " The person who can control his feelings, thoughts and emotions can conquer the world. "
  11. Brittless

    Brittless Well-Known Member

    “The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..”
    John Milton, Paradise Lost
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  12. SinisterKid

    SinisterKid We either find a way, or make one. SF Supporter

    Dont let the bastards grind you down.

    One of my favourite sayings in life. In this context, I use the word bastards to describe mental health issues in general.
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  13. Louise K

    Louise K Active Member

    Happiness is Only Real When Shared

    (I have posted this twice as a reply to like threads and once as an actual thread :) )

    From the Movie Into the Wild
  14. Serein

    Serein SF Supporter

    The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.

    Friedrich Nietzsche
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  15. GameADDict

    GameADDict INFP

    "Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts." -Winston Churchill
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  16. crumbum

    crumbum Well-Known Member

    I have 11 to give, and thousands to keep..

    "There are no clocks in misery.. just an endless ticking" - Jeanette Winterson

    "If you're not trying to make something better, you're just in the way" - Ani Difranco

    "Which is better, to be born stupid into an intelligent society or intelligent into an insane one?" - Aldous Huxley

    "We can't stand anymore tremendous explosions, either for or against democracy" - Kurt Vonnegut

    "I am not a coward, and I do not love comfort more than the improvement of human life" - Kurt Vonnegut

    "The common error of ordinary religious practice is to mistake the symbol for the reality" - Alan Watts

    "Belief clings, but faith lets go" - Alan Watts

    "Animals are something invented by plants to move seeds around" - Terrance McKenna

    "If you don't have a plan, you become part of someone else's plan" - Terrance Mckenna

    "My technique is don't believe in anything. If you believe in something you're automatically precluded from believing it's opposite." - Terrance Mckenna

    "Nostalgia and hope stand equally in the way of authentic experience" - Tom Robbins
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  17. Supernova

    Supernova SF Supporter

    love this one. Have no answer.
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  18. Sunday16

    Sunday16 Well-Known Member

    What you say about others says more about you than it does about them. - Audrey Hepburn

    People will forget what you said, they will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou
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  19. Jonathan R.

    Jonathan R. Well-Known Member

    "Make no judgements where you have no compassion." Anne McCaffrey

    This seems to be a good quote.
  20. Walker

    Walker Everything Zen Staff Member Safety & Support SF Social Media SF Supporter

    The dreams of the future are better than the history of the past

    Thomas Jefferson said "I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past" so I corrupted that slightly and tattooed on my arm to remind me every time I see it. I still like it.
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