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What is your favorite motto?

Asked by XOIIO (18246points) December 31st, 2010

What is your favorite motto or quote? One of my own favorites it “Life sucks, get used to it”, but another one I have embrases my geek side a bit more. Tear up pussy? I’d rather tear up bandwidth!

I’m not sure that the second one ill stay around that long, but back to the point, what is your favorite motto\ sayings and why?

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Odysseus's avatar

To quote the immortal Father Jack ” DRINK !! ....GIRLS !!! & FEK OFF!!”
not quite as profound as Gandhi but I like it, Reason? unfortunately this means more to my ilk than the revered words of Mahatma.

ragingloli's avatar

“The first duty of every Starfleet officer is to the truth, whether it’s scientific truth or historical truth or personal truth! It is the guiding principle on which Starfleet is based!”

XOIIO's avatar

Ah, my favorite star trek on:

The needs of the many outwiegh the needs of the few, or the one.

And then flying dinner plates with tails attack you.

augustlan's avatar

Do the right thing. Period.

jazmina88's avatar

The only true gift is a portion of oneself.

R. W. Emerson

basstrom188's avatar

“Nil carborundum illegitimi”
Don’t let the bastards grind you down

Austinlad's avatar

When I’m annoyed with someone at work, not a totally rare occurrence, I say to myself or someone else Woody Allen’s quote from “Annie Hall” ...

What I wouldn’t give for a large sock with horse manure in it.

It’s silly, but somehow that image of pelting someone on the head with that sock relaxes me.

Blackberry's avatar

Procrastination is just like masturbation: in the end you’re only screwing yourself.

john65pennington's avatar

“When in doubt, DON’T”.

belakyre's avatar

“We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”
-Chuck Palahniuk

Kayak8's avatar

“Stay awake, stay employed.”

mammal's avatar

i spent half my money on whisky and women and the other half i wasted

partyparty's avatar

“You can if you think you can”

mattbrowne's avatar

Do no harm – Live and let live.

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

(Sorry for my previous comment. Not a very good day)

augustlan's avatar

@Adirondackwannabe Actually, “Fuck it” is my second favorite. Sorry you’re having a bad day. <3

faye's avatar

‘This too shall pass’ and the golden rule. Also sorry about your day @Adiron.

OpryLeigh's avatar

Never give up on something you can’t go a day without thinking of.

shego's avatar

“Yo soy positiva por que la vida es corta”
rough translation
“I am positive because life is short”
It just sounds cooler in Spanish than English

Kardamom's avatar

If it seems like it’s too good to be true, it’s not true.

stardust's avatar

This is your world. Shape it or someone else will.

SavoirFaire's avatar

I also really like this one:

“If you want to die, do that; but if you want to live, get on with it.”

filmfann's avatar

Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. Groucho Marx

AmWiser's avatar

It’s your world, I’m just passing through.

JilltheTooth's avatar

Deal with Honor, sleep at night.

Rhodentette's avatar

The best way to avoid responsibility is to say, “I’ve got responsibilities.”

(That’s Richard Bach.)

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