My Favourite Quotes

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!”
– Unattributed


“Real girls are never perfect. Perfect girls are never real.”
– Unattributed


“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”
– Unattributed


“In times of peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.”
– Unattributed


“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