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Quotes! (page 9)

"Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end." -Igor Stravinsky

"If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing." -Kingsley Amis

"I'm in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my value system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal." -Milton Friedman


"I hate this 'crime doesn't pay' stuff. Crime in the US is perhaps one of the biggest businesses in the world today." -Paul Kirk

"A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded." -Abraham Lincoln

"I am convinced that we can do to guns what we've done to drugs: create a multi-billion dollar underground market over which we have no control." -George L. Roman

"Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry or grieved." -Marcus Antonius

"Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others." -Jeremy Taylor

"Nothing gives a person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances." -Thomas Jefferson

"Death is delightful. Death is the, the waking from a weary night of fevers unto truth and light." -Joaquin Miller

"Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good." -William Mitford

"The idea that men are created free and equal is both true and misleading: men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to be like each other." -David Riesman

"Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least." -Lord Chesterfield

"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured." -unknown

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great." -Comte DeBussy-Rabutin

"Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes…just be an illusion" -Javan

"Sometimes your mind doesn't want you to be in love, but deep down you know you are, and you know that you want to be." -unknown

"If you love someone, put their name in a circle not a heart, because a heart can be broken, but a circle goes on forever." -unknown

"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it." -Marcus Aurelius

"You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist." -Indira Gandhi

"When angry, count four; when very angry, swear." -Mark Twain

"Falling in love is the easiest of things, but climbing back out is something even the strongest cannot face." -unknown

"Never regret anything because at some point you wanted it." -unknown

"Men can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope." -unknown

"You can see me laugh, you can see me smile, but you can't see my bleeding heart" -unknown

"My mouth is an early riser, but my brain sleeps in." -unknown

"How often I have cried in silent tongue to be saved from myself." -unknown

"No one can promise that they'll never hurt you because at one time or another, it will happen. The real promise is if the time you spent together will be worth the pain." -unknown

"Speak your mind, even though your voice may shake." -unknown

"It's easy to change. What's hard is not changing back." -unknown

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