Tag Archives: Quote

But Rather

“One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.”  ~ Henry Miller

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Morons

“I’m not a doctor, I’m a fucking moron.  I’m not a respected source of information, even for me … But I at least try to be honest about what I’m saying.” ~Joe Rogan (source) But of what value is an honest moron?

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Competition

“We’re in competition with China and other countries to win the 21st Century.”  ~Joe Biden (source) No we’re not.  There is no “competition.”  That’s stupid. We have enough already.  Let’s take care of the sick and elderly, house the homeless, feed the hungry, educate the young. Somebody else can “win,” whatever that means.

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One Word

“I wish I could say everything in one word. I hate all the things that can happen between the beginning of a sentence and the end.” ~Leonard Cohen

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Brother Companion

“I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls.”  ~Job 30:29 (KJV)   Job was pretty cool. (This is a cut-and-paste from my primary blog, over HERE. WordPress has removed many of my favorite formatting options, so it may look wonky here.)

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The Pride of Life

 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, …

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Fear and Joy

“The great difference between joy and fear is simple: Joy can take place in all three ‘time zones’– past, present, and future. Whereas fear is only of what might happen to us in the future. We cannot be afraid of the past. If we are afraid of something in the present it is really because …

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Most People

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” ~Oscar Wilde (via) Well, don’t I feel the fool for quoting him.

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Overthinking

  And that reminded me of this, from the movie Dumb and Dumber: Lloyd Christmas: Level with me. What are my chances? Mary Swanson: Not good. Lloyd Christmas: You mean, not good like one out of a hundred? Mary Swanson: I’d say more like one out of a million. Lloyd Christmas: [long pause] So you’re …

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Damaged Angels

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

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Illuminations

“The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark.” ~Virginia Woolf That’s the way it’s been for me. I’ve never had The Big Reveal; only glimpses, shadows, movement in the periphery. Just enough to know that there’s something there.

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The Difference

“Talent is not enough– determination, perseverance, resolution, that’s what makes the difference.” ~Lauren Bacall, in her autobiography Lauren Bacall: By Myself ©1978

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