Quotes

“The worst Monsters are those that are still almost Human…”

And also Slang

  • “Life’s a bitch and then you die.” – ??
  • “Revenge is a kind of wild justice.” – Francis Bacon
  • " I don’t believe in Love,"
    “I never have, I never will.”
    “I don’t believe in Love,”
    “It’s never worth the pain you feel.” – Queensryche
  • “What is Power? All that heightens the feeling of Power, the will to Power, Power itself in Man.” – Nietzsche
  • “When you look into the Abyss, the Abyss looks into you.” ― F. Nietzsche
  • “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it’s wrong. No matter how fast it travels, Darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.” ― Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man
  • “There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” … “Unfortunately, so do the monsters.” ― Anon. reply to Leonard Cohen
  • “The worst Monsters are those that are still almost Human..”
  • “The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the Twilight of the dawn.” – HG Wells
  • “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” – CG Jung
    “When you look into the Abyss, the Abyss looks into you.”
    ― F. Nietzsche
  • “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain*

“Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it’s wrong. No matter how fast it travels, Darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.”
― Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” … “Unfortunately, so do the monsters.”
― Anon. reply to Leonard Cohen

-"We look to . . . the edges. There’s a lot of edges, more than people know. Between life and death, this world and the next, night and day, right and wrong . . . an’ they need watchin’. We watch ‘em, we guard the sum of things.”_
― Wee wee men, T.Pratchett

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H.P.Lovecraft

“Beware of night, for we all know he’s loose again…” – Queensryche

If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?”
― George Carlin
tags: humor, humour, paradox 2136 likes Like
Friedrich Nietzsche
“Is man merely a mistake of God’s? Or God merely a mistake of man?”
― Friedrich Nietzsche
tags: atheism, organized-religion, paradox, religion 1974 likes Like
Frank Herbert
“Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.”
― Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse: Dune
tags: paradox 1967 likes Like
Oscar Wilde
“We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.”
― Oscar Wilde
tags: epigram, paradox, truth, wisdom 1718 likes Like
Mahatma Gandhi
“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
tags: action, attributed-no-source, difference, paradox, significance 1473 likes Like
Oscar Wilde
“Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.”
― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
tags: common-sense, mistakes, paradox, timidity, wisdom 1445 likes Like
George Bernard Shaw
“There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.”
― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
tags: desire, life, lost, paradox, tragedy 1363 likes Like
Oscar Wilde
“Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.”
― Oscar Wilde
tags: art, life, paradox 1169 likes Like
John Lennon
“It’s weird not to be weird.”
― John Lennon
tags: conformity, individualism, paradox 1122 likes Like
Rita Mae Brown
“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.”
― Rita Mae Brown, Alma Mater
tags: bad-judgement, experience, good-judgement, judgment, mistakes, paradox 1107 likes Like
Jon Stewart
“Religion. It’s given people hope in a world torn apart by religion.”
― Jon Stewart
tags: absurd, organized-religion, paradox, religion 999 likes Like
Ellen DeGeneres
“Procrastinate now, don’t put it off.”
― Ellen DeGeneres
tags: humor, paradox, procrastination 854 likes Like
Plato
“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.”
― Plato, The Republic
tags: apology, knowing, nothing, paradox, plato, republic, socrates, socratic, wisdome 806 likes Like
Oscar Wilde
“In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. (Mr. Dumby, Act III)”
― Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan
tags: paradox 765 likes Like
Douglas Adams
“He hoped and prayed that there wasn’t an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn’t an afterlife.”
― Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything
tags: humor, paradox, religion 737 likes Like
Douglas Adams
“Don’t believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.”
― Douglas Adams
tags: advice, belief, internet, net, paradox, scepticism 532 likes Like
Albert Einstein
“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”
― Albert Einstein
tags: live-in-the-moment, paradox 509 likes Like
Mae West
“You are never too old to become younger!”
― Mae West
tags: maturity, paradox, poetry, story, story-telling, youthfulness 494 likes Like
“Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.”
― Vince Lombardi Jr.
tags: football, inspirational, paradox, perseverance 473 likes Like
Carl R. Rogers
“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”
― Carl R. Rogers, On Becoming a Person: A Therapist’s View of Psychotherapy
tags: counselling, paradox, self-awareness, self-improvement 462 likes Like

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