Quotes & Poems

Many people in history have said many great things. Why not share them with each other?  As I come across quotes, I will add them to this page. In return, I encourage you to do the same. 🙂

“Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.” – Corita Kent

“Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon!”

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln “Ask me why I keep on loving you when it’s clear that you don’t feel the same way for me… the problem is that as much as I can’t force you to love me, I can’t force myself to stop loving you.” – Author Unknown

“As soon as forever is through, I’ll be over you.” – Toto

“You hug him good-bye like it’s nothing, while all you want to do is hold on forever. But you let go, smile and walk away then cry all the way home. You know it will never be the same because try as you might you can’t make someone love you.” – Author Unknown

“I never knew it would be this hard to lose something I never had.” – Wonder Years

“The same love that makes me laugh makes me cry.” – Author Unknown

“You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. Now.” – Joan Baez

“I’m not afraid of death.  It’s the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.” – Jean Giraudoux

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life.  A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” – Mark Twain

“The idea is to die young as late as possible.” – Ashley Montagu

“Life is simple, it’s just not easy.” – Author Unknown

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living.  The world owes you nothing.  It was here first.” – Mark Twain

“The only thing I HAVE to do in this life is die. Everything else is a choice with consequences – including breathing.” – Author Unknown

I think I’m going to have to split some of these quotes up by pages eventually!

“Being a Heartless Bitch isn’t about stepping on other people, or reality TV-style sabotage antics. Its about working hard for what you want, and knowing when to stand up for what you deserve. Its not about demoralizing others; its about self-empowerment. Its not about being arrogant; its about displaying your confidence and intellect as a badge of pride. Its not asserting any inherent superiority or self-entitlement, but recognizing your own self-worth and value.”

“You better put a condom on – if you’re gonna act like a dick you need to dress like one.”

“IF I cared, I’d draw you a map of your ass with an X marking the spot where your head is buried.” – Fabulana

“Don’t fuck with my reality. I’d rather know an ugly truth than be mislead by a pretty lie. Just lay it on out there, say what you mean and don’t paint the turds.”

“I do get called a bitch quite often. What I do NOT get called is pushover, stupid, sweetheart, dear or doormat. Works for me.” – Rebecca M.

“I’d rather be despised for my character than liked for my lack of it.” – Rebecca J.

“The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.” – Maureen Dowd

“Mom, romance is dead. It was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece.” – Lisa Simpson

“Here’s the thing: If you ever get me, you wouldn’t have a clue what to do with me.”

“If you can’t convince ’em, confuse ’em.” – Harry S. Truman

“We look at each other wondering what the other is thinking but we never say a thing.” – Dave Matthews

“I am getting nowhere with you and I can’t let you go and I cant get through.” – Ani Difranco

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.” – unknown

“The best way to love is to love like you have never been hurt.” – unknown

“Don’t say you love me unless you mean it because I might do something stupid like believe it!” -unknown

“Don’t let doubts lose the magic of love, because it’s not everyday you meet someone who has the magic to let you fall in love!” – unknown

“You’re like a drug; when you’re with me, it’s a high. When you’re not, it’s a low. And even though I know you’ll hurt me in the end, I still need you.” – unknown

“Don’t be scared, it’s only love!” – unknown

“It’s easy to love him but hard to tell him.” – unknown

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Seneca

“Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient.” – Aristotle

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go.” – unknown

“The reality of the other person lies not in what he reveals to you but what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen n0t to what he says but rather to what he does not say.” – Kahlil Gibran

“I know that you believe you understand what you think I said but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” – Robert McCloskey

“For those who understand, no explanation is necessary; for those who don’t understand, no explanation is possible.” – unknown

“You’ve left me and it seems, you’re never coming back. Without you, I’m afraid, my soul and heart have turned black. I didn’t know how this would feel to live without you can’t force down a meal this feeling I have, I can’t quite place. A feeling, a warning with terror it’s laced. I never intended for it to be this way it’s true that I have always wanted you to stay. Though your presence has faded and I’m all alone, I want you to know I’ll never let go.” – unknown

“No more words, no more lies, let it go before it dies, hear the words, hear the pain, the last of love; ends in vain, sweet in start, bitter in end, hearts will break; but never bend.” – unknown

“Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it.” – Eliza Tabor

“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes” – Thomas Hardy

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are  not it!” – Unknown Author

“Blessed are they who expect nothing, for they shall not be disappointed.” – Author Unknown

Here’s a few new ones I came across a couple of days ago!

“Just because I look like I’m so strong doesn’t mean I didn’t fall asleep crying. And even though I act like nothing’s wrong, probably means I’m just really good at lying.”

“The day you accept the fact that you are not at all important for the person who is most important for you is the day you start PRETENDING that you are happy.”

“We ignore the ones who adore us, adore the ones who ignore us, hurt the ones who love us , and love those who hurt us!”

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