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what is your favorite quote of all time?

Asked by fireant4040 (181points) March 2nd, 2008 from iPhone
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delirium's avatar

This is wayyyy too broad for me. I can’t pick just one. I have so many! I have atheism ones, I have funny ones, I have ones that mean something just to me… I have poems that my boyfriend likes to recite to me, songs my mother sang to me. Aaaaagh. Too broad!

segdeha's avatar

“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?”
-Steven Wright

“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”
-Pablo Picasso

“A man, a plan, a canoe, pasta, heros, rajahs, a coloratura, maps, snipe, percale, macaroni, a gag, a banana bag, a tan, a tag, a banana bag again (or a camel), a crepe, pins, Spam, a rut, a Rolo, cash, a jar, sore hats, a peon, a canal—Panama!”
-Guy Steele

djbuu's avatar

Always remember you’re unique; just like everybody else.

anonyjelly16's avatar

“It does not matter what happens to you. What really matters is how you behave while it is happening”

gorillapaws's avatar

“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way” -Juan Ramon Jimenez

oneye's avatar

there is no future in the past
a person will believe anything as long as its not in the bible

blueberryme's avatar

Scatter joy. – Emerson

allen_o's avatar

“quiet woman! Or you’ll be out the car!” – prince phillip to the queen during an interview, haha

syz's avatar

“Outside of a dog, a book is mans best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read” Groucho Marx

Les's avatar

“No matter how you are brushing your teeth, you are doing it wrong.” -The Simpsons

GD_Kimble's avatar

“Life is hard. It’s harder if you’re stupid.”—John Wayne

paulc's avatar

Not of all time but certainly two good ones:

“The secret to programming is not intelligence, though of course that helps. It is not hard work or experience, though they help, too. The secret to programming is having smart friends.” – Ron Avitzur

“The great thing about being the only species that makes a distinction between right and wrong is that we can make up the rules for ourselves as we go along.” – Douglas Adams (from one of my favourite books, Last Chance to See)

cwilbur's avatar

one of my favorites: forsitan et haec olim meminisse juvabit.

I love it for its grammar, its word order, its rhetoric, and its place in the story it comes from.

(It means, “perhaps someday we will look back on these things and laugh,” but that only conveys the meaning but not the eloquence.)

robmandu's avatar

“Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink.”
-Lady Astor to Winston Churchill

“Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it.”
-his reply

Kadaj's avatar

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” Heraclitus

tupara's avatar

“The path of excess leads to the palace of wisdom” – William Blake.

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