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"We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality." -Einstein Report Abuse
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"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest." -Mark Twain Report Abuse
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“Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should" - Mark Twain Report Abuse
My favorite Mark Twain quote. I use this advice in my writing daily.
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"I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train." -Oscar Wilde Report Abuse
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"I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter." -Blasie Pascal Report Abuse
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"Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people." -Carl Sagan Report Abuse
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"I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it’s a very poor scheme for survival." -Kurt Vonnegut Report Abuse
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"“If I could be half the person my dog is, I'd be twice the human I am.” -Charles Yu Report Abuse
Read this book!
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"When a man's busy, leisure strikes him as a wonderful pleasure; and at leisure once is he? Straightway he wants to be busy." -Robert Browning Report Abuse
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"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity." -Einstein Report Abuse
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“At some point in your life, this statement will be true: Tomorrow you will lose everything forever.” -Charles Yu Report Abuse
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“Sometimes when I'm brushing my teeth, I'll look at the mirror and I swear my reflection seems kind of disappointed." -Charles Yu Report Abuse
My favorite contemporary author
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“We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts.” - Madeleine L'Engle Report Abuse
From A Wrinkle in Time
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"When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets. " -Nietzsche Report Abuse
Find all the pockets you can!
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"Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." -Nietzsche Report Abuse
Nietzsche has a great collection of quotes in a book called the Will to Power.
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“I was never really insane, except on occasions where my heart was touched.” -Edgar Allan Poe Report Abuse
Poe has the keys to my heart.
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"I wasted time, and now doth time waste me." -Shakespeare Report Abuse
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"In the beginning the universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move." -Douglas Adams Report Abuse
Douglas Adams's books are full of the best quotes anyone has ever penned.
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"Here's to alcohol -- the cause of, and the solution to, all life's problems!" -Homer Simpson Report Abuse
Ah, the Simpsons...
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"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned." -Buddha Report Abuse
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