Tuesday, February 25, 2003

"Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time."

---Arnold H. Glasow
"Most people would rather be certain they are miserable, than risk being

Robert Anthony
"True friends stab you in the front."

Oscar Wilde
"Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid."
--John Wayne

Tuesday, February 18, 2003

"All your life
you are told the things you cannot do.
All your life they will say
you're not good enough or strong enough
or talented enough. They'll say you're the wrong height
or the wrong type to play this or be this
or achieve this. THEY WILL TELL YOU NO,
a thousand times no until all the no's become meaningless.
All your life they will tell you no,
quite firmly and very quickly. They will tell you no.
-- Nike ad
"Dream as if you'll live forever,
Live as if you'll die today."
-- James Dean
"The miracle isn't that I finished...The miracle is that I had the courage to start." -John Bingham
"Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes. It knows it must out run the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa a lion wakes. It knows it must out run the slowest gazelle or it will starve. But, unless you're a runner, you won't understand." -Nike ad
"It's rude to count people as you pass them. Out loud." -Adidas ad
"Focus on the doughnut, not the hole."
"In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say 'I have finished.' There is a lot of satisfaction in that."
"How far is enough? Far enough is where bad days become good days. Far enough is where problems become solutions. Far enough is where you're ready to turn around and go back." -New Balance ad
"If you waste your days with your tongue silent,
You'll never know what it's like to talk,
If you keep your heart behind a wall,
You'll never know what it's like to love,
If you spend your life on the edge of the cliff,
You'll never know what it's like to fly." -Dan O'Shea

Sunday, February 09, 2003

The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.
- Oscar Wilde
Part of being sane, is being a little bit crazy.
Janet Long

Wednesday, February 05, 2003

Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever. --Felicity
Scarecrow: I haven't got a brain... only straw.
Dorothy: How can you talk if you haven't got a brain?
Scarecrow: I don't know... But some people without brains do an awful lot of talking... don't they?
Dorothy: Yes, I guess you're right.
--The Wizard of Oz
When you're little, you like to think you know everything, but the last thing you really want is to know too much. What you really want is for grown-ups to make the world a safe place where dreams can come true and promises are never broken. And when you're little, it doesn't seem like a lot to ask. -Taken
Sometimes the best way to move into the unknown is to take familiar steps, small steps. To do ordinary things to deal with something that is in no way ordinary. We're always going someplace new, all the time. Familiar things just let us pretend that we aren't moving into unfamiliar territory. You take those small familiar steps, and you try to be honest, not to live as if nothing had changed but still to go on with your life. But there are times when what you need is a piece of how things used to be. -Taken
My mom told me once that when you're afraid of something, what you want more than anything else is to make it go away. You want your life back to the way it was before you found out that there was something to be afraid of. You want to build a high wall and live your old life behind it. But nothing ever stays the same. That's not your old life at all. That's your new life with a wall around it. Your choice is not about going back to the way things were. Your choice is about hiding, or about going right to the heart of the thing that scares you. -Taken
Things never turn out exactly the way you planned. Growing up happens in a heartbeat. One day your in diapers, the next your gone, but the memories of childhood stay with you for the long haul. I remember a place, a house like alot of houses, a yard like a lot of yards, on a street like alot of other streets. And the thing is, after all these years I still look back in wonder. -The Wonder Years
When you're a little kid you're a bit of everything; Scientist, Philosopher, Artist. Sometimes it seems like growing up is giving these things up one at a time. -The Wonder Years

Tuesday, February 04, 2003

"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; the pessimist fears this to be true." -Unknown
"I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking. "
- Katherine Cebrian
"A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. "
- Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959 )
"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
- Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
"The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. "
- Emile Zola (1840-1902)
"Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight." ~Phyllis Diller~
"If I never met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you, If I didn't love you,
I wouldn't miss you. But I did, I do, and I will."
"Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable." ~Wizard of Oz~
"All our young lives we search for someone to love, someone to make us complete. We choose partners and change partners. We dance to a song of heartbreak and hope, all the while wondering if somewhere, somehow, someone perfect is searching for us." ~Fred Savage (Kevin Arnold), The Wonder Years~
Life lives, life dies. Life laughs, life cries.
Life gives up and life tries.
But life looks different through everyone's eyes."
"Advice from a Tree"
Stand Tall & Proud
Remember your Roots!
Be content with your Natural Beauty
Drink Plenty of Water
Enjoy the View!
"Happiness lies for those who cry, those who hurt, those who have searched,and those who have tried, for only they can appreciate the importance of people who have touched their lives."
"I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each others dreams, we can be together all the time."
" Remember to enjoy the moment....We are only
here for a flicker in the span of time."
"Courage does not always roar. It sometimes is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow."
"How silent the woods would be if only the best birds sang."
"May your dreams sail high and wide, and the child in your heart remain forever."
"If I try, I can't fail" ~Michael Jordan~
"Life isn't about keeping score. It's not about how many people call you and it's not about who you've dated, are dating, or haven't dated at all. It isn't about who you've kissed, what sport you play, or which guy or girl likes you. It's not about your shoes or your hair or the color of your skin or where you live or go to school. In fact, it's not about grades, money, clothes, or colleges that accept you or not. Life isn't about if you have lots of friends, or if you are alone, and it's not about how accepted or unaccepted you are. Life just isn't about that. But life is about who you love and who you hurt. It's about how you feel about yourself. It's about sticking up for your friends and replacing inner hate with love. Life is about avoiding jealousy, overcoming ignorance, and building confidence. It's about what you say and what you mean. It's about seeing people for who they are and not what they have. Most of all, it is about choosing to use your life to touch someone else's in a way that could never have been achieved otherwise. These choices are what life's about." ~Nike ad~
“What do you do when the only person who can make you stop crying is the person who made you cry?”
"Anywhere is walking distance, if you've got the time."
~Steven Wright~
"Other things may change us, but we start and end with family."
"We can't all be heroes because somebody has to
sit on the curb and clap as they go by."
Will Rogers
"You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes." ~Winnie the Pooh~
"I always knew I'd look back at the times I cried, and laugh...but I never thought I'd look back at the times I laughed, and cry."
"Change is never easy. You fight to hold on. You fight to let go." ~The Wonder Years~
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."
"You can't stay mad at someone who makes you laugh." ~Jay Leno~
"If you should die before me ask if you could bring a friend." ~Stone Temple Pilots~
"How far we travel in life matters far less than those we meet on the way."
"A real friend is a person who, when you've made a fool of yourself, helps you forget it." ~Unknown~
"Eat shit!- Ten billion flies can't be wrong."
To me, it's a good idea to always carry two sacks of something when you walk around. That way, if anybody says, "Hey, can you give me a hand?" you can say, "Sorry, got these sacks."
“Whenever I see an old lady slip and fall on a wet sidewalk, my first instinct is to laugh. But then I think, what if I was an ant, and she fell on me. Then it wouldn't seem quite so funny.”
"Beer, helping white guys dance since 1842"
If the good Lord had intended us to walk he wouldn't have invented roller-skates.
~Willy Wonka~
I'm not normally a religious man, but if you're up there, save me, Superman! ~Homer~

I'd stop eating chocolate, but I'm no quitter.
"If you ever fall off the Sears Tower, just go real limp, because maybe you'll look like a dummy and people will try to catch you because, hey, free dummy
"Don't take life seriously because you can't come out of it alive." ~Bugs Bunny~
"Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead."
“Always laugh when you can.
It is cheap medicine.”
"A person knows he has found his true love when they call that person and say: Honey, I just killed someone. And that persons response is where do we hide the body?"
"The most unfair thing about life is the way it ends. I mean, life is tough.
It takes up a lot of your time. What do you get at the end of it?
A Death. What's that, a bonus? I think the life cycle is all backwards. You
should die first, get it out of the way. Then you live in an old age home.
You get kicked out when you're too young, you get a gold watch and you go to
work. You work forty years until you're young enough to enjoy your
retirement. You do drugs, alcohol, you party, you
get ready for high school. You go to grade school, you become a kid, you
play, you have no responsibilities. You become a little baby, you go back
into the womb, spend your last nine months floating...and you
finish off as an orgasm."
"I bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween."
"People say hard work never killed anyone, but I say why should I take the chance"
"And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow."
~ Jerry Chin
"The harder you fall, the higher you bounce."
~ Doug Horton
"Do not look back on happiness, or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it." --Henry Ward Beecher
"People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve."
--John Miller
"We enjoy warmth because we have been cold. We appreciate light because we have been in darkness. By the same token, we can experience joy because we have known sadness."
--David Weatherford
“How can you say luck and chance are the same? Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterwards.”
-- Amy Tan

Monday, February 03, 2003

"We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today." -- Stacia Tauscher

Saturday, February 01, 2003

"If you keep a gun in your purse, you get killed, because no woman can find anything in her purse in under twelve minutes. It is a rule."-Anita Blake
"You don't frighten us, English pig dogs! Go and boil your bottoms, you sons of a silly person! I blow my nose at you, so-called Arthur-King, you and all your silly English Kkkknnnights! I unclog my nose in your direction, sons of a window dresser! So, you think you could out-clever us French folks with your silly, knees-bent, running-about, advancing behavior? I wave my private parts at your aunties, you cheesy-leather, second-hand electric donkey bottom-biters! No chance, English bed-wetting types. I burst my pimples at you and call your door-opening request a silly thing, you tiny-brained wipers of other people's bottoms! I don't wanna talk to you no more, you empty-headed animal food-trough water! I fart in your general direction! Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!"
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail
"I can resist everything except temptation." - Oscar Wilde
"Friends don't let friends...go to clubs dressed like The Crow." - Anonymous
Women may get to wear lots of pretty colors, but men get the comfortable shoes. -Anita, The Laughing Corpse
"I loved him, but love isn't enough. All the fairy tales, the romance novels, the soap operas; they're all lies. Love does not conquer all." Anita - The Lunatic Cafe
" 'Can the sarcasm,' he said.
'Please, I always use fresh sarcasm, never canned.' " Dolph & Anita - Circus of the Damned
"Most people will accept a likely lie to an unlikely truth. In fact, they prefer it." Anita - Guilty Pleasures