Quotes That Make You Think: Collected for Second Half 2011

More quotes for Quotes to Make You Think collected over the past year. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag.


Treat everyone as a gentleman. Not because they are, but because you are. — Ed Sabol.

I don’t know what they are called, the spaces between seconds– but I think of you always in those intervals. — Salvador Plascencia

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. — Woodrow Wilson

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. — Beverly Sills

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome. — Isaac Asimov

Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules. — Douglas Adams

It is remarkable how similar the pattern of love is to the pattern of insanity. — Merovingian, The Matrix Revolutions

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. — Steve Jobs, passed Oct 5, 2011

Tina Fey did for glasses what J.Lo did for asses. — Jon Stewart

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. — Mark Twain

We’re at our best when we’re placing important parts of ourselves into what we build. — rands, aka Michael Lopp

A mind dedicated to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir: it is a constant source of energy, determination, and goodness. You could compare compassion to a seed. If you cultivate it, it makes an abundance of other excellent qualities blossom, such as forgiveness, tolerance, inner strength, and confidence, allowing us to conquer fear and anxiety. The compassionate mind is like an elixir: it has the strength to turn adverse situations into beneficial circumstances. — The Dalai Lama

Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. — Walter Cronkite

The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. — Arthur C. Clarke

How glorious it is – and also how painful – to be an exception. — Alfred De Musset

Thanks to AlinaAll Great Quotes, Heather, Marisa, Michael Lopp, Ramona, Goodreads Quotes

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