Miscellaneous quotes

“It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.”

Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.

Have the faith in yourself to stand up and make a change.
Do not wait for others to make a change on your behalf.

Be great in act, as you have been in thought. – William Shakespeare

“If you don’t like something change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain” Maya Angelou

One can never be overdressed, everyone else in the room is underdressed.

“George Bush’s recent decission to pass new controversial laws on the treatment of prisioners in Cuba show that his legal advisers appear to be less than familiar with the law”

It is on occasions such as these that I feel more English now that I am in Australia

That is right, walk away, and PERHAPS you will find that WITTY reply back in your office

“The only unnatural sex is not having sex at all” Freud

“If you tolerate an evil deed by looking the other way, you have already compromised your integrity”

“The enclosure of boundless space in a square foot of paper” writer Lui Qi describing books.

Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Sometimes roots are more important than pinnacles.

He who dies with the most toys is nonetheless dead.

If terrorism is defined as instilling fear through the threat of violence, perhaps we should take a broader look at those organizations that are carrying out terrorist campaigns.

Sometimes you just have to pay what you owe

Free your mind, and the rest will follow

“It is not the strongest that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change” – Charles Darwin

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

”Culture is the outcome of man’s struggle against his environment”

“Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die with it unfinished.”

“A community divided is a city conquered”

“Imagination is as important as knowledge”

“One learns as much from writing as from reading”

“Man is not always a product of his environment, but the environment is shaped by his successes and failures”

“Growing older is mandatory. Growing up is optional.”

“You’re alive. Do something.”

“The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences.

It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act”

“May the force be with you”

“I’m living my life like it is golden “

“Time to open up a can of whoop arse”

“We have nothing to fear, but fear itself”

“Do not wait to be great men of tomorrow, be great boys of today.”

“If it feels good…do it”

“Just do it!”

“Life is too short”

“You can sleep when you are dead”

“There is no greater crime than wasting your time on a boat going nowhere.


~ by jeditopcat on 8 November, 2008.

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