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What's your favourite quote or expression?

Asked by Gemini (495points) June 5th, 2010

I’m thinking of “thoughts of the day”, or profound, or inspiring quotes or expressions…...words to live by, etc. Sometmes I make my own cards and am always looking for nice thoughts to put inside, could be just one or a few lines.

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prescottman2008's avatar

“What? Me worry?” Alfred E. Newman

BoBo1946's avatar

What is going on “Big Daddy!”

le_inferno's avatar

This is probably my favorite quote:

“Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it.”
– from The Razor’s Edge.

I find myself reminding me of this idea fairly often, when I miss something or am sad something is over. It reminds me to just be glad it happened at all, and to live in the moment. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Berserker's avatar

A new one I heard just yesterday; Passion is merely insanity in a cashmere sweater.

I denno if it’s cheery, true, or inspiring, but it’s catchy.

eden2eve's avatar

“It’s all good.”

BoBo1946's avatar

come on baby, let the good times roll and let me thrill your soul! yeeehaaaaaaaa!

ZEPHYRA's avatar

Mine is – “none so deaf as those who will not hear.”

HungryGuy's avatar

“Ich wil den Klavierstein!”

Blondesjon's avatar

“Just because I don’t care, doesn’t mean I don’t understand.”

or

“Ahhh dinner. . .the break between work and drunk.”

Aethelwine's avatar

“Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there”- Will Rogers

Silhouette's avatar

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; We grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw

boffin's avatar

“If you can make black marks on a straight from the time you turn out of a corner until the braking point of the next turn, then you have enough horsepower.” – Mark Donohue

Blondesjon's avatar

“You only have one finger left and it’s pointin’ at the door.” – Beck

XoXoDIExOxO's avatar

Alot. “Love isnt a feeling, its an ability” , “you don’t speel love you feel it” , “Life ain’t a rehersal, the camera’s always rollin’ , “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” , “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

And thats just non-musican quotes…dont get me started on those.

BoBo1946's avatar

au revoir!

partyparty's avatar

“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these”.
George Washington Carver

dkranzberg's avatar

Do what you are passionate about and the money will follow.

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