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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Misc. quotes

“When you're finished changing, you're finished.”
Benjamin Franklin

"The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense.”

Pablo Picasso

‎"Selling to people who actually want to hear from you is more effective than interrupting strangers who don't,”
Seth Godin

You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going.
P. J. O'Rourke

“Magnetism is one of the Six Fundamental Forces of the Universe, with the other five being Gravity, Duct Tape, Whining, Remote Control, and The Force That Pulls Dogs Toward The Groins Of Strangers.”
Dave Barry

“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.”
Mark Twain

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in. ~Amy Lowell

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo

 I have never seen snow and do not know what winter means.
Duke Kahanamoku

But in my imagination this whole thing developed and I started mixing up old folk songs with the Beatles beat and taking them down to Greenwich Village and playing them for the people there.
Roger McGuinn (Of the Byrds and my Orlando neighbor)

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. ~Doug Larson

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another. ~Luciano de Crescenzo

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. ~Doug Larson

“Too many people grow up. That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don't remember what it's like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well I won't do that.” Walt Disney

 Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be."
— Elizabeth Gilbert

A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Thomas Carlyle 

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. Mark Twain

Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is the triumph of some enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson