With great power comes great responsibility - The Amazing Spider-Man, Ben Parker
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. - Albert Einstein
Better to regret the things you do than the things you don't. - Ally McBeal, Billy Thomas
Anyone can make a difference. That's what's most rewarding. - Jane Goodall
Four and a half billion years and all you can come up with is forty-two?!? - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
Nothing happens in contradiction to nature, only in contradiction to what we know of it. - The X-Files, Dana Scully
To have ambition was my ambition. - I Love a Man in Uniform, Gang of Four
Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief. - The Fly, U2
Vision without action is merely a dream;
Action without vision just passes time;
Vision with action can change the world.
- Joel Barker
Enjoy what you do.
Work within the law.
Make lots of money.
Choose any two.
Success is a journey, not a destination. - Anonymous
Tell a man there are a billion stars and he will believe you. Tell a man there it is wet paint and he will have to touch it. - Anonymous
The poet who 'thinks' is merely the poet who can express the emotional equivalent of thought. - T.S. Eliot
1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he says it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
2. The only way of finding the limits of the possible is going beyond them into the impossible.
3. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke.
Any[one] has a right to his own opinion as log as he can defend it with facts. - Roy L. Smith
Our opinion does not affect the truth of a thing. - Orlando Wright
Public opinion in this country is everything. - Abraham Lincoln
No one is entitled to an opinion that is dangerous or harmful to others. - Anonymous
You say in love there are no rules. - So Cruel, U2
There is as much prejudice today as in the 1930's. - Anonymous
The law is good, if man uses it lawfully. - The Bible
Imagination is more important than knowledge. - Albert Einstein
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. - Thoreau
There's not the least thing can be said or done, but people will talk and find fault. - Cervantes
A gift, no matter how small, is great when given with affection. - Pindar
Silence gives consent. - Goldsmith
The savage in man is never quite erradicated. - Thoreau
Quotes Submitted By Readers
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose. - Kahil Gibran, submitted by Torben Gundtofte-Bruun
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy. - Anonymous, submitted by Torben Gundtofte-Bruun
Writing is more than thinking,
For it is being concious...
- Anonymous submitted by Scott Miller
What is life without friendship?
What is friendship without love?
What if you don't know what love is...
- submitted by Sonya Latchman (original)
The difference between a friend and an enemy is a friend has faults you can tolerate. - Anonymous, submitted by Frank A Frederick
Even if in your heart of hearts you believe it to be the truth. - submitted by Sonya Latchman (original)
Friends are like fortune cookies, it's what's inside that counts! - submitted by Michelle
An engineer is a man who can do for five bob, what any bloody fool can do for a quid - Nevil Shute, "Trustee from the ??" submitted by Mike Marsh
To understand people, you must try to hear what they are not saying what they perhaps will never be able to say - submitted by natasha_jm
We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by loving an imperfect person perfectly. - Anonymous submitted by Summer
L'Homme qui ne se troube point, et ne se trouvera jamais. - Anonymous submitted by Captain Brainslide
may you hunger for nothing but knowledge and may your cup never be too full. - wiccan blessing submitted by michelle webb
Love like you'll never get hurt, and dance like nobody's watching. - unknown
When I was so messed up that I had opera in my head. Your love was a lightbulb hanging over my head. - Ultra violet (light my way), U2 submitted by unknown
Life is a Sine Wave. - Off On A Tangent
When I'm with you, I act as irrational as pi. - A Complex Emotion
People always tend to read to the end. - Untitled Poem
You know what's cool about double integrals?
After all, what is calculus but an exact approximation? - Off On A Tangent
The air chokes with my sorrow
Life's game is truly unfair
For I lost a love that was never there - Untitled Poem
The problem with people these days is that they're all apathetic. But who cares?
Biology is chemistry is physics is calculus. (I have come across a similar phrase in a published work after independently forming this phrase myself)