Quotes I'm Feeling Right Now

“You’re mad.  Bonkers.  Off your head.  But I’ll tell you a little secret—all of the best people are.”   ~~Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Americans are the best in the world at burying existential anxieties under a mound of French fries and a trip to Walmart to save a nickel on a lemon and a flamethrower.”   ~~Sheldon Solomon

“People who demand information that’s none of their business aren’t entitled to candid answers, especially when you know they’ll handle the truth badly.”   ~~Alison Green

“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world.”   ~~Paul Farmer
“Do not give your attention to what others do or fail to do; give your attention to what you do or fail to do.”   ~~Buddha

“Hate, in the long run, is about as nourishing as cyanide.”   ~~Kurt Vonnegut

“No matter what happens, always be yourself.”   ~~Dale Carnegie

“I believe that whether a person follows any religion or not is unimportant, he or she must have a good heart, a warm heart.”   ~~Dalai Lama
"My father was a sensible, rigid parent who constantly badgered his five children to study calculus and Latin, keep their noses to the grindstone, fix their sights early and unflinchingly on careers in medicine or law.  Inexplicably, on my eighth birthday, this strict taskmaster presented me with a pint-size ice axe and took me on my first climb.  In retrospect, I can’t imagine what the old man was thinking; if he’d given me a Harley and a membership in the Hell’s Angels, he couldn’t have sabotaged his paternal aspirations any more effectively.”   ~~Jon Krakauer

“Not paying attention keeps us in an endless cycle of wanting.  We move on to the next thing because we aren’t really taking in what we already have.”   ~~Sharon Salzberg
"You spend your first forty years wondering what life is going to be like and then you realize it's going to be like this."   ~~Jeremy Hardy


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