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I divided the Favorite Quotes into two sections which are the Common One Liners and from Famous People (real or fictional). Click the link to view which section to read.

Common One Liners

  • Out of sight, out of mind.
  • A fool and his money are soon parted.
  • Haste makes waste.
  • Easy come, easy go.
  • Like taking candy from a baby.
  • Let sleeping dogs lie.
  • Dead men tell no tales.
  • Too many cooks spoil the broth.
  • Look before you leap.
  • "X" marks the spot.
  • You snooze, you lose.
  • Bad news travels fast.
  • When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
  • An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Famous People

The world didn't come to an end. --Linus, A Boy Name Charlie Brown

The fact . . . I speak these words is an attempt to break that silence and bridge some of those differences between us, for it is not difference which immobilizes us, but silence. And there are so many silences to be broken. --Audre Lorde, The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action

One shall stand. One shall fall. --Optimus Prime, Transformers: The Movie

Don't walk in front of me . . . I may not follow. Don't walk behind me . . . I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend. --Kristone

When a child is born, the world is in the home
When a child is in elementary school, the world is the neighborhood
When a child is in junior high school, the world is the city
When a child is in high school, the world is the county
When a child graduates high school, the world is undefined
--Raymond Mar (a poem I made up even though I'm not a poet)

Game Over, Man. Game Over . . . . --Hudson, Aliens

O.K. I love you. Bye-bye. --Mindy, Animaniacs

Resistance will be punished. Cooperation will be rewarded. --The Interrogator, Babylon 5

A wise man does not have more answers, but more questions. --Unknown Author

No soup for you! --The Soup Nazi, Seinfeld

Come on, come on, go, go, jump! --Nonahara Hime, Hime-chan No Ribbon

All good things must come to an end. --Q, Star Trek: The Next Generation

I miss 100% of the shots I don't take. --Wayne Gretzky

The simplest explanation is probably the correct one. --Ochaims Razer (pardon spelling)

It is true that you cannot change your past . . . but you can change your opinion of your past. --Robert Kiyosaki, Author of the Rich Dad Poor Dad Series' Retire Young, Retire Rich

No one gets left behind. --Major General William Garrison

Never stop innovating life. --Raymond Mar

Act casual, think casual, be casual . . . --Ben Mezrich, Author of Bringing Down The House

Intelligence is not to make no mistakes. But quickly to see how to make them good. --Bretolt Brecht, 1930

I'm a great believer in luck, and the harder I work, the luckier I get. --Stephen Leacock

^_^ I need more Simpsons quotes. Here is a great quote from The Simpsons Halloween Special III ^_^
Grandpa: Happy Birthday, Bart.
*Bart Opens Gift Full Of Money*
Bart: Thanks, Grandpa.
Marge: Where'd you get all the money?
Grandpa: The government. I didn't earn it. I don't need it. But if they miss one payment, I'll raise hell!

Nothing can happen until you swing the bat. --Haruko Haruhara, Fooly Cooly (FLCL)

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. --Herbert Spencer

Man cannot obtain anything without first sacrificing something. In order to obtain anything, something of equal value is required. That is alchemy's Law of Equivalent Exchange. --Alphonse Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist

It is naive to believe you will always get a favorable reaction from other persons when you use [my] approaches, but the experience of most people shows that you are more likely to change attitudes this way than by not using these principles--and if you increase your successes by even a mere 10 percent, you have become 10 percent more effective as a leader than you were before--and that is your benefit. --Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People

"Success is a poor teacher," Rich dad always said. "We learn the most about ourselves when we fail . . . so don't be afraid of failing. Failing is part of the process of success. You cannot have success without failure. So unsuccessful people are people who never fail." --Robert Kiyosaki, Cashflow Quadrant

The most valuable commodity I know of is information. --Gordon Gekko, Wall Street

It's not that I'm lazy, I just don't care. --Peter Gibbons, Office Space

All I need is my guitar and a pack of cigarettes. --Nana Osaki, NANA

Don't Proverbs

  • Don't judge a book buy its cover.
  • Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
  • Don't cry over spilt milk.
  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
  • Don't put the cart before the horse.
  • Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
  • Don't throw out the baby with the bath water.
  • Don't hid your light under a bushel.
  • Don't cut off your nose to split your face.

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. --Anais Nin

You get to the point where you have to change everything-change your money, change your sex, change your women-because of the business. --Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something. --Plato

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly. --Gipsy Rose Lee

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