My Favourite Quotes
Every time I read a book, turn on the TV or walk down the street I hear the things people say. Most of it is forgettable, but every now and again I hear something amusing or influential that find's a place in my memory. Here's some of my favourites:
"The purpose of our lives is to be happy."
- Dalai Lama
"I don't skinny dip, I chunky dunk!"
"Real girls are never perfect. Perfect girls are never real."
"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog."
"In times of peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons."
"Each of us are judged by what we leave behind."
- Alec Sadler, Continuum
"Never be afraid to sit awhile and think."
- Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun
“Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.”
- Arthur C. Clarke
"I'm disinclined to acquiesce to your request. Means no."
- Captain Barbossa, Pirates of the Caribbean
"Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative."
- Oscar Wilde
"Success is a journey, not a destination."
- Ben Sweetland
"Success is not permanent. The same is also true of failure."
- Dell Crossword
"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."
- Herman Cain