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My Favorite Quotes[edit]

Unknown Authors[edit]

  • May the dreams of your past become the reality of your future.
  • You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future.
  • Good luck is often with the man who doesn't include it in his plans.
  • The easy day was yesterday!
  • Tomorrow is the first day in the rest of my life.
  • Come whatever!
  • It doesn't matter how fast you run if you are running to the wrong direction.
  • Know you priorities and work according to them; no one says on his deathbed ‘I wish I’d spent more time at the office’!
  • Hearts can be very fragile...
  • You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her.
  • No heroes amongst thieves.
  • It's not easy for a stupid man not to do a stupid act!
  • When a man got nothing to lose, that's when he's most dangerous.


  • The promise of a freeman is a debt he owes.
    • Arabic proverb
  • When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you.
    • English proverb
  • Talk doesn't cook rice.
    • Chinese proverb
  • Easy come, easy go!
    • English proverb

Quotes by Persons[edit]

  • Life isn't worth living unless you're willing to take some big chances and go for broke.
  • And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
  • If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.
  • You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle.
  • Nothing is a sure game until you've actually done it.
  • Observe the popular mood among Palestinians. If people do not want resistance, there will be no resistance. The Intifada does not start or end at the click of a button.
  • It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and THEN do your best.
  • Experience is not what happens to you, it's what you do with what happened to you.
  • Doctors told me I'll never walk again, but my mother told me I will walk again... so I believed my mother.
  • The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
  • Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
  • Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
  • Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it'll live its whole life believing that it's stupid.
  • I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question.
  • There's a difference between growing up and getting older. Think about what you've been doing in your previous years.

Quotes by Fictional Figures from Movies[edit]

  • Hundreds would die, but not the thing they died for. A man can stand up.
    • Johnny Tremain, Closing of Chapter 12
  • Sometimes a man meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
    • Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
  • You can lose your money, you can spend all of it, and if you work hard you get it all back. But if you waste your time you're never gonna get it back.
    • Del, Without a Paddle
  • In the land of blind, the one eyed man is the leader.
    • A pusher, Minority Report
  • No cause is lost if there's but one fool left to fight for it.
    • William Turner, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
  • A good decision, if made for the wrong reasons, can be a bad decision.
    • Governor Swann, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • It's funny what a man will do to forestall his final judgment.
    • Capt. Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  • Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.
    • Capt. Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  • Every man has a price he's willingly to accept. Even for what he hoped never to sell.
    • Lord Beckett, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  • For what we want most, there's a cost must be paid in the end.
    • Tia Dalma, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  • It's so easy to assassinate a politician, almost anyone can assassinate a politician, just not anyone can get away with it.
    • Joe, Bangkok Dangerous
  • It doesn't matter if the whole world loves your ideas, that doesn't make them good.
  • Money and women, the reasons to make most mistakes in life.
    • The Detective, Slumdog Millionaire
  • ... that's 'cause they're all about where people come from. The only thing that's important is where somebody's going.
  • This is our country... we [were] here long before you came, long after you [are] gone...
    • M'Ed, Blood Diamond
  • Percy, if you don't wake up tomorrow, if it turns out to be your last day on earth... would you be proud of what you've done in this life? Because if you ain't, you better start getting square.
    • Percy, Legion
  • Not anyone can become an artist, but a great artist can come from anywhere.
    • Critic Ego, Ratatouille
  • Soldiers fight for a cause. You don't have one; that makes you poacher.
  • How do you know you're in love if you've never been in it before?
    • Leon, Leon: The Professional
  • People should not be afraid of their governments, governments should be afraid of their people.

Quotes from Songs[edit]

  • ‘Cause we are the only ones, we will get up
And we are aware, 'cause we've been through it
'Cause we are the only ones, we will carry each other on our own.
  • Saosin, Collapse
  • It's hard to accept what you don't understand.
And it's hard to launch without knowing how to land.
And how, when it burns, you can't change a thing.
You can soften the blow, but you can't stop the sting.
  • Army of Me, Going Through Changes
  • I thought my heart could never break. Now I know that's one big mistake!
    • Blue, One Love
  • ... and these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through.
  • A coward dies a thousand deaths, a soldiers dies but once.
    • 2Pac, If I Die 2 Nite

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