May 23, 2015

Edward Said: I have...

I have been unable to live an uncommitted or suspended life. I have not hesitated to declare my affiliation with an extremely unpopular cause.
/Edward Said/

May 22, 2015

Thom Yorke: My dad...

My dad spent his whole life getting into fights for telling what he believed to be the truth. Basically it comes from my dad-and he's screaming right-wing, so there you are.
/Thom Yorke/

May 21, 2015

Brett Favre: I can't...

I can't believe I survived, not only my life, but I am still playing football 'cause half of those eight or nine years I don't even remember.
/Brett Favre/

Oprah Winfrey: The more...

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
/Oprah Winfrey/

May 19, 2015

Booker T. Washington: There is...

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
/Booker T. Washington/

May 18, 2015

Thomas Wolfe: The whole...

The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
/Thomas Wolfe/

Margaret Mahy: By the...

By the time ordinary life asserted itself once more, I would feel I had already lived for a while in some other lifetime, that I had even taken over someone else's life.
/Margaret Mahy/

May 13, 2015

Soren Kierkegaard: Not even...

Not even a suicide does away with himself out of desperation, he considers the act so long and so deliberately, that he kills himself with thinking - one could barely call it suicide since it is thinking which takes his life. He does not kill himself with deliberation but rather kills himself because of deliberation.
/Soren Kierkegaard/

Charles M. Schulz: My life...

My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?
/Charles M. Schulz/

May 12, 2015

Meister Eckhart: One person...

One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God.
/Meister Eckhart/

George Wald: I have...

I have lived much of my life among molecules. They are good company.
/George Wald/

Robert G. Ingersoll: He who...

He who sleeps here, when dying, mistaking the approach of death for the return of health, whispered with his latest breath, I am better now. Let us believe, in spite of doubts and dogmas, of fears and tears, that these dear words are true of all the countless dead.<br>The record of a generous life runs like a vine around the memory of our dead, and every sweet, unselfish act is now a perfumed flower.
/Robert G. Ingersoll/

Mitchell Baker: There's the...

There's the classic charitable contribution, which we receive thousands, and we're extremely grateful and they often come with notes from people, which are very heartwarming, about how much difference our products have made in their life on the Internet.
/Mitchell Baker/

May 10, 2015

Carol Shields: There are...

There are chapters in every life which are seldom read and certainly not aloud.
/Carol Shields/

May 09, 2015

Ella Maillart: From the...

From the beginning, I wanted to live my own life, and patiently I shored up that desire against wind and tide.
/Ella Maillart/