Favorite Quotes

Discussion in 'Writer's Block' started by lpoet, Nov 28, 2003.

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  1. lpoet

    lpoet POET

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    Some of my best pieces were inspired by quotes that i've heard or seen in books...

    what are some of your faviortes?

    i'll drop some of mines latter.......
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  2. kjay

    kjay The Boy Who Gots Soul

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    alot of stuff by langston hughes
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  3. Mind~$oul

    Mind~$oul I'm Pretty

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    "you aint shit malik"-various people

    i'll prove wrong
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  4. Dark_Angel

    Dark_Angel Dark_Angel

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    'if you have long into the abyss, the abyss will gaze back at you' Neitzsche...and umm a few, i have alot of quote cos i write alot of poems to them, they inspire me
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  5. Cereal_Killer

    Cereal_Killer no ESCAPE

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    "this is your life and it's ending one minute at a time"

    and

    "when i die, is that my lifes climax"
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    breannalee New Member

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    "dont settle for the one you can live with, wait for the one you cant live without"

    "nothing is so firmly beleived as that which is unknown"

    "i award you know points, and may God have mercy on your soul"
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  7. Courtland Kid

    Courtland Kid Canada SUCKS! :)

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    this aint from a poet, but its some inspiring shit...

    "I'm prepared to meet my maker...whether or not he is prepared to meet me is a seperate issue" - Winston Churchill
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  8. skandelous_lala

    skandelous_lala back from the dead

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    i used to collect quotes i love them so much lol

    i have an overwhelming amount here there...here are some of my faves:


    "We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars" -Oscar Wilde

    "Two paths diverged in a wood and I, I took the one road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference"

    "Dream as if you'll live forever, Live as if you'll die today."

    okay i got tired of looking for more i really like..i'll just leave it with this one:

    "eagles may soar but weasils don't get sucked into jet engines"

    :)
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  9. quruxley

    quruxley SHHHHHET MAN!

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    ^ lol me too..I used to collect quotes ..so here are a few I have memorized..

    "Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds."-- Bob Marley

    "They asked me to describe myself so I said I'm 16, I have brown eyes, and I'm in love with a boy... that if you asked him, wouldn't know what color my eyes are."--Unknown

    "You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. --Desmond Tutu

    "In our minds, love and lust are really separated. It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you can trust enough to leave your kids with and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall and lick him from head to toe." ~ Tori Amos
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  10. Oni Mag

    Oni Mag ~~~~~~

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    "The greedy man's money is measured in sin"- Oni Mag

    Thats one of mine that i'm eventually going to put in an upcoming poem sometime soon but everytime i peep it it gets me thinkin deep an in the mood to write.
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  11. Oni Mag

    Oni Mag ~~~~~~

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    lol, Lpoet never did drop any of his [laugh]
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    MISSKEYdaQUEEN Watch the black panther..

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    "Not everyone lives, some just merely exist. I live!"
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  13. lpoet

    lpoet POET

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    yeah..been busy lately....dont have any of mines commited to memory besides some of the ones in my sig...gotta thumb through a few of my favorite books and put them in here
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    Victoria Secret New Member

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    "Good is the enemy of the best"
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  15. Oni Mag

    Oni Mag ~~~~~~

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    "When rivers run dry, minds are flooded"
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  16. Nebulaz

    Nebulaz fear God, not man

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    i got so giddy when i saw this post, i too love quotes, here are some of mine favs.

    "Do not let any one claim to be a true American if they ever attempt to remove religion from politics" - George Washington

    "Sir my concern is not whether God is on our side. My great concern is to be on God's side" Abraham Lincoln

    "Whoever will introduce into public affairs the principles of Christainity will change the face of the world" Ben Franklin

    "It can not be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists but by Christains, not on religions but on the gospel of Jesus Christ" - Patrick Henry

    "Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air" - John Quincy Adams
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  17. Do not become stagnant in experience. A poets life is nomadic, it is well travelled and well watched. Observe the earth with watchfull eye and write my son, write!
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    Rukahs96 New Member

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    "Friendship: One soul in two bodies."
    -- Pythagoras

    “As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.”
    -- Andrew Carnegie

    "Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant."
    -- Socrates

    "Depart not from the path which fate has assigned you."
    -- BingFa
    P.S. How does one tell which path fate has assigned one? That is the central question.

    "If you're not going to turn heads doing something. Then what's the point in doing it?"
    -- Unknown
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  19. CommonenemY

    CommonenemY locomokopokeyohoehoe

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    "Do not let any one claim to be a true American if they ever attempt to remove religion from politics" - George Washington

    "Sir my concern is not whether God is on our side. My great concern is to be on God's side" Abraham Lincoln

    wow......i liked those....i would have never expected those to come from them....

    ummm....

    man lives not on bread alone

    god let me accept the things i cant change the courage to change the things i can and the wisdom to know the difference....i might of mis quoted....but u get the idea....

    pride is as much of a crutch to a fool as it is a genius....unknown...
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  20. Rukahs96

    Rukahs96 New Member

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    Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind, don't matter, and those who matter, don't mind.
    -- Dr. Seuss

    There are daggers in men's smiles.
    -- MacBeth

    True friendship comes when silence between 2 people is comfortable.
    -- Dave Tyson Gentry

    Friendship is not necessary to life, just the same as air.
    -- Unknown

    Boredom(noun) - A person who talks when you wish them to listen.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    (This is one of my fav.)
    True friendship starts the moment one person says to another, "What? You too? I thought I was the only one!"
    -- Unknown

    I don't need a friend who changes when I change, who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
    -- Plutarch

    A real friend is one who walks in, when the rest of the world walks out.
    -- Mencius

    Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
    -- Unknown

    Love me when I least deserve it... because that's when I really need it.
    -- Unknown

    It is easy to die for a friend, but hard to find a friend worth dying for.
    -- Unknown

    The only thing that stays the same is change.
    -- Sage Francis

    A true friend understands when you say "I forgot," waits forever when you say "Just a minute," stays when you say "Leave me alone," opens the door even before you knock and says, "Come on in!"
    -- Unknown

    A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that "individuality" is the key to success.
    -- Robert Orben
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