I thought that since my collection was getting too big I thought that I might start another page. As you can tell from this page I'm a
big Highlander Fan.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and
you feed him for a lifetime.
-- Chinese Proverb
I'm not worried about the bullet with my name on it... just the
thousands out there marked 'Occupant.'
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in
human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
-- Mitch Ratcliffe
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is
characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for
excellence and a belief in our right and our responsibility to be
equal members of society.
-- Janet Jackson
Whatever their future, at the dawn of their lives, men seek a noble
vision of man's nature and of life's potential
-- Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial
reasons. -- Bertrand Russell
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things
-- Aldous Huxley
Not even time can kill me…I am the candle that burns an endless flame. –Mickaela
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to
tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent
when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer
flow into our souls.
-- Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1890
Hail to you gods, on that day of the great reckoning. Behold me, I
have come to you, without sin, without guilt, without evil, without a
witness against me, without one whom I have wronged. I am one pure of
mouth, pure of hands.
-- The Book of the Dead, The Address to the Gods, 1700-1000 B.C.
Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving
birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.
-- Sam Levenson (1911 - 1980)
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
-- B. F. Skinner
Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain
exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of
thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
-- Will Cuppy
We are; each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another. –Luciano de Crescenzo
May the waters always be calm and may the skies always be clear. –An old Irish blessing
My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted. –Steven Wright
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former. –Albert Einstein
Maybe this world is another planet’s hell. –Aedous Huxley
America maybe unique in being a country which has lept from a barbarism to decadence without touching civilization. –John O’Hara
As you journey through life take a minute every now and then to give a thought for the other fellow. He could be plotting something. –Hagar the Horrible
Christianity did not destroy paganism they adopted it. –Will Durant “The Story of Civilization”
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. –Arthur C. Clarke “Technology and the Future”
Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital. –Kelly Barton
Guard well within yourself that treasure kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. –George Sand
May the good Saints protect you
And bless you today
And may trouble ignore you
Each step of the way. –Irish
May joy and peace surround you,
Contentment latch your door,
And happiness be with you now
And bless you ever more. –Irish
May the saints protect ye-
An’ sorrow neglect ye,
An’ bad luck to the one
That doesn’t respect ye
T’all that belong to ye,
An’ long life t’yer honor-
That’s the end of my song t’ye! –Irish
May the good luck be your friend
In whatever you do
And may trouble be always
A stranger to you. –Irish
There things I warmly wish for you—
Someone to love,
Some work to do,
A bit o’ sun
A bit o’ cheer
And a guardian angel
Always near. –An Old Irish Greeting
It’s the one place on earth
That heaven had kissed
With melody, mirth
And meadow and mist. –Irish
You’ve blessed me with friends
And laughter and fun
With rain that’s as soft
As the light from the sun-
You’ve blessed me with stars
To brighten each night
You’ve given me help
To know wrong from right-
You’ve given me so much
Please, Lord give me too,
A heart that is always
Grateful to you. –An Irish Prayer
Deep peace of the running waves to you.
Deep peace of the flowing air to you.
Deep peace of the smiling stars to you.
Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
Deep peace of the watching shepherds to you.
Deep peace of the Son of Peace to you. –An old Gaelic Prayer
The Blessing of Light—
May the blessing of light be on you, light without and light within. May the blessed sunlight shine on you and warm your heart till it glows like a great peat fire, so that the stranger may come and warm himself at it, and also a friend. –Irish
May God grant you many years to live
For sure he must be knowing
The earth has angels all too few
And heaven is overflowing. –Irish
May your heart be light
Your cares be few
And may your wishes
All come true. –Irish
May you have many blessings
And wherever your path may wind
May everyday that’s coming
Be the bright and happy kind. –Irish
May you have these blessings…
Good health to make life enjoyable
Good fortune to make it bright
And lots of happiness always
With everything going just right. –Irish
Friendship is an illusion that society gathers together as a pact for survival…in survival is an illusion. The weak survive, the strong evolve. –The Invisible Man
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is
-- Oscar Wilde
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
-- Oscar Wilde
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
-- Oscar Wilde
Biography lends to death a new terror.
-- Oscar Wilde
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
-- Oscar Wilde
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it
every six months.
-- Oscar Wilde
I am not young enough to know everything.
-- Oscar Wilde
I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I
would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a
quiet place and kill him.
-- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to,
with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the
-- Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, 200 A.D.
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save
the few who are rich.
-- John F Kennedy
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts
about reality. -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely
improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy
future, without fear.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show
a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred
and to talk of it, is little different from reproach.
Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it
shall never have a beginning.
-- John Henry Cardinal Newman
He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation
-- Sydney Smith, referring to Macaulay
Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his
brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards
-- Adam Clayton Powell Jr., 'Black Power: A Form of Godly Power,' 1967
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be
reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
-- Mahatma Gandhi
If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give
it nothing which may tend to its increase.
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding. –Plato, Laws
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level. –Bertrand Russell
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others but to get ahead of ourselves—to break out our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today. –Stewart B. Johnson
The measure of a mind’s evolution is its acceptance of the unacceptable. –Thea Alexander, 2150 A.D.
It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
-- Dolores Ibarruri, September 3, 1936
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but
those who kindly reprove thy faults.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable
superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
-- Albert Einstein
I think wholeness comes from living you life consciously during the day and then exploring your inner life or unconscious at night.
-- Margery Cuyler
The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.
-- Lord Chesterfield, Letters to His Son, 1746, published 1774
Behold…the days grow shorter in this black solstice. The father grow strong in chaos, and shall rise again to shatter the enemies will. We are keys to omnipotent wonder. –Ashethist
The children of light, Lo, their ways stagnant and corrupt…let the black earth rise against their filth. –Ashethist
Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk. –Joaquin Setanti
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. –Lord Chesterfield
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. –Mahatma Gandhi
Thousands of us dead today
Thousands went unfed today
And all we can talk about is the weather. –Dillinger Four
Fate it seems is not without a sense of irony. –Unknown
The battlefield is covered with the bodies of indispensable men. –Unknown
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever. –The Crow
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. -- Richard Feynman
War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory. -- Georges Clemenceau
He who hesitates is not only lost, but miles from the next exit. -- Unknown
Dream as if you live forever. Live as if you’ll die tomorrow. –Unknown
In the days before memory, there were the immortals. We were with you then and we are with you now. –Highlander End Game
Through clinging highland mists that should a land still in its infancy. –Highlander End Game
We have been worshiped as Gods, mistaken for demons and reviled as witches. We are the seeds of a million legends but our true origins are unknown. We simply are. –Highlander End Game
Whispers of battles long forgotten…--Highlander End Game
We are driven by the ceaseless fright to survive. It is game that knows no limits, no boundaries of time or place. –Highlander End Game
To the winner comes an unknowable prize. Yet an immortal can find no comfort in victory. –Highlander End Game
Till the day that we are reborn. –Highlander End Game
That’s one blessing of immortality. There is always tomorrow. –Highlander End Game
Because in the end there can be only one. –Highlander End Game
They drove you from your home. They cut you off from your own people. What else could they want? Someone to blame. –Highlander End Game
I thought you might be the water horse come to take me on his back and drown me in the loch. –Highlander End Game
If your God should persecute me into the next world, then I shall simply have to find myself another. –Highlander End Game
Corpses litter the landscape. Move across them to on a blood-caked torso, swathed in the shredded war skins of an outcast mercenary. –Highlander End Game
You do things in this life that damn you for eternity. They can’t be changed. And they can’t be undone. You carry them to the grave. Then maybe, just maybe, you’ll find some peace. But immortals don’t die. We just go on reliving our sins. –Highlander End Game
With time anything can be forgiven. –Highlander End Game
May every hardship fall away. Till night become the morn. May love remain to guide your way. –Highlander End Game
May love remain to guide our way till the day we are reborn. –Highlander End Game
You realize that one day soon, we all serve very little purpose. Except Death. –Highlander End Game, altered by me
The “prize”-the real prize- is just to close your eyes and see nothing. –Highlander End Game
The game is not just about survival. It’s about living. –Highlander End Game
That’s the beauty of eternity. The fun never stops. –Highlander End Game
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